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The week of May 26

Why can makers sell such loud vehicles? Sir: Regarding the May 5 article, “Woman seeks action on loud modified cars, trucks. I want to say I...

OPINION: The case for letting children ‘fail’ a grade at school

Marg Johnson Children do better when allowed to experience the full range of life’s experiences, not just ones that make them happy. Which is why I...

Historic ‘South Ward’ church about to close its doors

Phil Egan It is a victim of our times. Aging congregations, declining church attendance and, most recently, fears of gathering during a global pandemic have combined...

GUEST COLUMN: For young paper carriers it was all about the delivery

Bob Boulton I never actually knew which house was Lorne’s. We both lived on Wellington Street, but in two different worlds. Nor do I recall ever...

OPINION: In a blackout you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s dawn

Phil Egan A recent story idea from a reader about the old Sarnia Street Railway (Sarnia’s streetcars had their own police. Who knew? (April 7)...

GUEST COLUMN: Time spent in Sarnia Little Theatre an enjoyable stage

Norma West Linder When I was thirty something, I thought it might be fun to take a break from writing and try my hand at...

The week of May 5th

There’s a reason we celebrate Mother’s Day Sir: Mothers are there to wipe away the tears, to hug you when you need it and kiss...

COLUMN: Sarnia ready to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee

Phil Egan The 25-year-old Princess of Wales was visiting Kenya on February 6, 1952 when the news arrived about her father, the wartime monarch George...

GUEST COLUMN: Joint effort bringing Ukrainians to Sarnia – with love

Marilyn Gladu The first of the Ukraine immigrants fleeing their country due to the war have begun to arrive in our community. There are many organizations...

The week of April 28

Doug Ford’s PC government has failed true conservative voters Sir: I have been extremely disappointed with the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party governing this province and...