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Books and brewskis

A new club in Sarnia is blending books and beer to satisfy a local thirst for reading. “Books on Tap” is geared toward members of...

City teen swaps prom for Denmark

Some Sarnians are content if their hometown is their whole world. But at least one local teen says it’s important to explore the world beyond...

City golfer, 90, plays weekly round

Joyce Cameron’s mother was 96 when she died, and her mom’s mom was 105. Which may help explain why every Tuesday in summer you can...

Bees dying at worrisome rate

Sarnia beekeeper Ray Heeringa lost 80% of his bees last winter, and he believes he knows why. Heeringa points to a growing body of research...

STREET NAMES: Vidal clan was a local dynasty

No family has had a greater impact on Sarnia street names than the Vidals. Richard Emeric Vidal was a captain in the Royal Navy who...

Endangered peregrine falcon gets second chance at rehab centre

Miller, a 10-week-old peregrine falcon, perches on the hand of Erica Dimuzio, clinic manager of the Bluewater Centre for Raptor Rehabilitation. Glenn Ogilvie It was...

What’s Happening, week of Aug. 14

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...

Race to Erase: putting fun back in fundraising

The co-founder of Race to Erase admits the event born in Sarnia nine years ago has “a lot of moving parts.” But in a nutshell,...

Powerboats a hit

Sunday's international powerboat races were a big hit with crowds on both sides of the St. Clair River. This shot, taken during the time trials,...

Trattoria recipes passed down through generations

Cooking comes naturally to Antonietta Mele. “It’s second nature to me. I don’t measure anything. I just cook. “It’s just who I am.” Mele has worked in...