LCCVI’s junior girls volleyball team defeated the Wallaceburg Tartans on Feb. 18, taking the LKSSAA title. They won their first set 27 – 25, their second set 25 – 21 and their third 25 – 15, taking them on to SWOSSAA.
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It’s been about one year since Brigitte Hynes-Taylor purchased her storefront on Petrolia Line, and this April, Circle Studio will be celebrating its first anniversary since opening is doors.
Rental fees for Victoria Hall were the focus of some discussion at the Feb. 13 meeting of Petrolia town council.
If you’ve noticed more bald heads among emergency service workers in the county, they’ve likely taken part in Shave for the Brave. The fundraiser came together in support of the Canadian Cancer Society and those children in Lambton County fighting cancer, including local boy Lucien Nadeau.
A polar dip on Feb. 18 raised over $5000 to be used towards safeTALK training, a suicide prevention course that teaches individuals how to react when someone shows signs of depression.
A team of Petrolia doctors are featured on the cover of a national health magazine Canadian Chiropractor this month.
Thursday night was the Town of Petrolia’s annual volunteer appreciation dinner, where Mayor McCharles and town staff recognized those in the community who continuously offer a helping hand.
Wednesday night’s Talk Local segment on Cogeco TV featured live interviews with Corporate Cultural Officer Andrew Meyer and Charlie Fairbank of Fairbank Oil.
It’s a show that’s traveled all over, from Los Angeles to Toronto, and now Petrolia Lion and Promoter M.B Wilson has managed to bring it to Lambton County.
On Feb. 19, dozens will gather at the Lambton Mall where paramedics, firefighters, police officers and customs officers will be shaving their heads in support of Lucien Nadeau.
The property on which oil baron John Henry Fairbank built an extravagant mansion 130 years ago will be designated as historical, even as the property’s long-time owner moves ahead with a plan to build an apartment on the same land.
Several community leaders, including Counc. Joel Field, will be taking the plunge this Saturday. A polar plunge, that is.
The Town of Petrolia has officially scrapped plans of the snow sculpture contest this year after unseasonably warm weather put a damper on things.
Don’t forget to tune your television sets into Cogeco show #TalkLocal Wednesday night.
David D. Plain’s family history has deep roots in Lambton County and across the continent. The aboriginal author and historian, who was born in London, is a member of Aamjiwnaang First Nation, and he has written several books, mostly works of historical non-fiction.
Petrolia is growing according to Canadian census data released this week.
The Town of Petrolia held a special meeting last Monday after David Burnie, owner of the historic Fairbank property, and Consulting Engineer Geoff Dale requested it.
Bisi Alawode immigrated to Canada with his wife in 2013 from Nigeria. They first settled in Sarnia where they both studied at Lambton College.
Rehearsals will soon be in session for the Lambton Young Theatre Players, who are performing their adaptation of Alexander Dumas’ The Three Musketeers, written by Bethany Lawrence.
A relatively new program within the Lambton Kent District School Board is looking to be integrated into the upcoming Ontario Contact Conference this coming November, encouraging youth engagement within the town.