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Creative job funding

Ontario has given local officials $248,000 to find and create jobs in the “creative” sector. The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership said it will use the money...

Rash of bike thefts in city

  Sarnia has had a rash of bicycle thefts over the past month and city police have aimed extra resources at the problem. Members of the...

Sushi chef rolls into town

Cathy Dobson To watch Hoon Chang prepare a plate of fresh sushi is to watch an artist at work. He focuses hard, rarely pausing, rarely looking...

New phone app to encourage local food production

Heather Wright A new phone app is set to put more local food on your fork. Western University is working with farmers, food producers and local...

Blackwell named for railway boss

George Mathewson Sarnia has two roads called Blackwell - Blackwell Road and Blackwell Sideroad - and like the crosshairs on a gun sight they intersect...

The buzz on the street

Nancy Stock takes a snapshot of a large hornet nest in front of her home on Coral Way. The tree was buzzing with bald-faced hornets,...

Sidewalk or road? Cyclists ponder the safest place to ride

George Mathewson It’s a dilemma most cyclists face, sooner or later. Do you stay on a busy city street when cars are whizzing past, just inches...

What’s Happening, week of Aug. 21

WHAT’S HAPPENING What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks...

Mist opportunity

A cool summer has periodically produced thick fog at the mouth of Lake Huron, added to the always majestic atmosphere beneath the Blue Water...

Reigning monarchs: Raising butterflies a rewarding hobby

George Mathewson “Here’s one,” says Karen Durance, flipping over a leaf to reveal a tiny white dot. It’s an egg, the size of a pinhead. And...