Dr. Laura Jasmin has followed her dreams, returning to her small-town roots and opening her own clinic two months ago, making her the second naturopathic doctor in Petrolia.
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Stefanie Bunko ignited some e-bus interest at Petrolia council earlier this month. The coordinator for the Lambton Energy Research Centre came forward to discuss a potential study that could lead to electronic buses shuttling residents between Sarnia and Petrolia, something the town has discussed in the past.
David Hogan and David Rogers are known for their work at the Victoria Playhouse, but now the two have taken on a new business venture, opening up a unique café specializing in chocolate and other treats just across from the VPP.
This year’s Farm Safety Day is bringing some new knowledge to the table, and coordinator Carlie Douglas said it’s an event that’s useful for children living in both urban and rural settings.
Janine Frayne snatched a silver medal in the bench press at the World Classic Powerlifting Competition last week in Minsk, Belarus. She’s turning 57 this year but can out-lift plenty of her peers.
The Wyoming Firefighters Association are getting their grills out this weekend during the town wide garage sales, celebrating 37 years of the local fundraiser.
Four grade eight students were recognized by the IODE Margaret Stokes Chapter for their outstanding academic achievements Monday night.
It’s an eerie tale most locals will remember from childhood – a family of outcasts massacred by an armed mob made up of their own neighbours, the Black Donnellys of Lucan, Ontario had quite the reputation, and still do.
Michael ‘Pinball’ Clemons of Canadian football fame made his way into Petrolia Saturday afternoon for a speaker session at the Victoria Playhouse, but how he arrived is a bit of a funny story.
Petrolia Council voted to amend a pool bylaw at last Monday night’s meeting after a new report was brought forth by staff. The change will allow a house to act as a fourth wall of a four-sided enclosure.The approved change to the bylaw states that ‘all entranceways forming part of a pool enclosure are locked at all times except when the swimming po
Petrolia’s healthcare village has reached its second phase of planning, and an open house last week at LCCVI brought forward an enhanced version of Dialog’s concept plan for the town that includes renovated buildings, enhanced green spaces and accessible walkways.
Matt Mueller and Griffin Allen have done LCCVI proud. The tennis doubles team competed fiercely at OFSAA last week in Toronto, and it was the first time LCCVI students had made it to the finals in this sport.
If you heard the sounds of revving engines rumbling into Petrolia Wednesday morning, it may have reminded you of the age-old tradition at LCCVI – bring your tractor to school day.
Project plans regarding Petrolia’s Greenwood Arena are moving forward, and after some careful consideration, the Old Timer’s Press Box donated in 1979 is set to stay put with a few minor adjustments.
A second information session regarding Petrolia’s Health Care Village and CEEH Master Plan will be held June 6 at LCCVI.
LCCVI’s Marissa Mueller dominated at the OFSAA Track and Field Championships in Belleville last week. The grade 12 student claimed her gold medal in the senior girls javelin throw after throwing a new personal best of 45.77 meters.
Pizzafest returns this Saturday at Victoria Park, and with over 6000 slices devoured at last year’s event, 2017 is looking good for the event.
Mark McLean has travelled by motorcycle across Canada and America, including the Yukon and southern states, taking in sights along the way that he later translates onto canvas.
Petrolia’s Victoria Playhouse is going with a Canadian theme for its 2017 speaker series, which begins June 10. Speaking will be athlete Michael ‘Pinball’ Clemons – and later in the summer: actor Graham Green, comedian Colin Mochrie and mental health advocate Margaret Trudeau, who is also the mother of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Circle Studio just planted their roots on Petrolia Line last year, offering a rural space for all ages to get healthy, including mothers and children.