Sarnia and Area Local News

Local News – Sarnia Observer

Nicole Aszalos, Lambton County’s archivist, was happy to see London’s Mark Kearney come through the door recently with an armful of scrap books. They were filled with clippings of stories Kearney, a writer and a lecturer at Western University, wrote over two years in the late 1970s when he was a 20-something Sarnia bureau reporter […]

5/25/2019 3:01:30 PM

Municipal crews in Lambton Shores were responding to flooding Saturday morning in Forest following heavy rain overnight. “There’s areas experiencing a lot of flooding,” said Lambton Shores Bill Weber. He added there are reports that “six inches” of rain fell on the area overnight. Weber said he anticipates there has been property damage from the […]

5/25/2019 8:22:57 AM

Canada’s role in the Second World War D-Day landings in France will be remembered and honoured with a sunrise ceremony June 6 at Legion Branch 62 cenotaph on Front Street. It’s set to begin at approximately 6:15 a.m. This year is the 75th anniversary of the landings on beaches in Normandy by Canadian, British and […]

5/25/2019 7:38:34 AM

SARNIA – Put in harm’s way saving three inmates from opioid drug overdoses, the Sarnia corrections officers hospitalized after being exposed to opioids during the rescue are the latest, and perhaps most dramatic, example of the dire need for sweeping reform in Ontario’s troubled jail system, advocates say. Firefighters and paramedics were called to the Sarnia […]

5/25/2019 5:40:38 AM

ST. THOMAS — The third round of Craig Short’s first-degree murder trial may hinge on the intricacies of biological science.

5/24/2019 4:45:50 PM

Sarnia police arrested a suspect Friday morning who was allegedly trying to get a barbecue through a hole in the fence of a compound on London Line.

5/24/2019 12:23:15 PM

Sarnia police would like to speak to a driver who stopped after a 16-year-old female cyclist was knocked off her bike May 16 at the corner of Finch Drive and Fanshawe Drive.

5/24/2019 12:19:34 PM

The weather wasn't ideal, but the fish kept biting during Sarnia's 43rd annual Salmon Derby.

5/24/2019 12:14:26 PM