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Happy birthday to us

Happy birthday to us

City Hall was a busy place Wednesday when Sarnia officially marked the 100 th anniversary of its incorporation as a city, on May 7, 1914.
Innovative program gives every kid a shot at gymnastics

Innovative program gives every kid a shot at gymnastics

On this team, scores aren’t kept or times recorded. But there’s real joy in the air, the kind that comes from doing the best you can with what you’ve got.

What's Happening, Week of May 8

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Your key to Doors Open

Your key to Doors Open

It’s time to put your snoop hat on.

Dwindling service clubs adapt or die in changing times

Paul Wellington wishes he had the answers. The president of the defunct Sarnia St. Clair Optimists says his shrinking group of members was blindsided recently when their charter was suddenly revoked. “We weren’t even informed properly.
New emergency warning system goes live May 9

New emergency warning system goes live May 9

Slow or missed emergency warnings that have long bedeviled Sarnia may soon be a thing of the past. A new and free service is available that can immediately notify you of tornadoes, evacuation orders and other serious emergencies.
The dirt on those piles of dirt in Centennial Park

The dirt on those piles of dirt in Centennial Park

About 2,000 tonnes of first-rate topsoil is piled in a parking lot on the west side of Centennial Park.
With love to spare

With love to spare

Jack Isom was synonymous with bowling in Sarnia. But when he died at the age of 93 in February he had requested there be no funeral.
Sarnia’s birthday bash checklist

Sarnia’s birthday bash checklist

Sarnia’s Centennial Celebration committee is co-ordinating special events so the entire community can salute the city’s first 100 years as a city. Of course, the party started with a huge New Year’s bash that attracted 11,000 to downtown Sarnia.

Lambton College expands R&D

Research and development in Sarnia got a boost when the federal government gave $505,000 to Lambton College for four tech initiatives.