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Quilts leave patients in the pink

A group of quilters is providing comfort to women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. The Pink Quilt Project has seen more than 20 local quilters make and donate comfortable blankets to grateful recipients.
River City to appeal court decision

River City to appeal court decision

Financial and moral support is arriving from across Canada to help River City Vineyard Church appeal a court decision that shuts down its men’s shelter, says Rev. George Esser.

Improving child behaviour

A program for children aged 6 to 8 designed to improve behavior and build self-esteem is being offered by the Learning Disabilities Association of Lambton County.

GenreCon returning May 10

Sarnia’s literary convention for fans of alternative fiction returns May 10. GenreCon is a free event featuring writers of romance, mystery, science fictions, horror and fantasy at the Sarnia Library.

Sisters honoured for asbestos work

Two sisters who galvanized Sarnia-Lambton to continue the fight against asbestos exposure have been recognized with an award from the Canadian Mesothelioma Foundation.
Paint vandals strike Somerset Crescent

Paint vandals strike Somerset Crescent

Vandals went on a spray-painting spree on Somerset Crescent over the weekend. Sarnia Police have received eight reports of damaged property, including a garage, fence and several vehicles that were sprayed with paint sometime overnight Saturday.
Sarnia’s longest performing singing group

Sarnia’s longest performing singing group

When you wear flashy suits and sing in four-part harmony you’d think people would pay more attention.
Turning back the hands of thyme

Turning back the hands of thyme

In a greenhouse at Lambton College a team of volunteers is planting a giant crop of weeds. Goldenrod, milkweed, thistle – plants that Ontarians have been trying to eradicate for decades are being seeded, watered and nurtured with tender loving care.
PHOTO SHOW: Sarnia through the looking glass

PHOTO SHOW: Sarnia through the looking glass

One local group is bucking the trend of dwindling interest and volunteer fatigue. The Sarnia Photographic Club is growing at a rate of 10% a year and today has more than 130 active members.
Man arrested in BB gun shooting

Man arrested in BB gun shooting

Sarnia Police arrested a 23-year-old city man Thursday after he allegedly pulled out a BB gun and shot a man who was with his girlfriend and two small children. The incident began about 7 p.m.