LETTER: A plea to clear snowy driveways

Dear Sir: I enjoyed reading your first paper. I’d like to add some information to the article you did about the snow on sidewalks. For the past eight years, I have collected for the Heart & Stroke Foundation.  It’s always difficult trying to find a weekend (when most of my neighbours are at home) to… Read more »

COMMENT: And the survey says …

  The Journal received more than 100 emails, phone calls and Facebook posts following publication of its first edition last week. Below is a sampling of comments. Congratulations to all of you for a fantastic paper … this is what Sarnia needed … and at the right time … Great Job to all of you… Read more »

EDITORIAL: A new voice for Sarnia

Hi there, and welcome to The Sarnia Journal. What you’re reading is a web version of the first edition of Sarnia’s new newspaper, with a weekly distribution of 30,000 copies delivered to homes, apartments and selected businesses in the immediate Sarnia area. Why a new newspaper? Isn’t print a dinosaur in the digital age? Actually,… Read more »

COLUMN: Lower the boom on Watson trail abusers

The time has come for city hall to crack down on ignorant homeowners who hack, chop, mow and otherwise encroach on Sarnia’s premier nature trail. For anyone who hasn’t explored it, the Howard Watson Nature Trail is a beautiful 16-kilometre linear park running more or less uninterrupted from Confederation Street to Camlachie. The former CNR… Read more »