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  Dr. Mike Hoben digs into the site of his new, 2,500 square foot dental clinic at 430 Albany Street in Petrolia. The building, with an anticipated move-in date of spring 2015, will include ground-level access and more private examination rooms, where patients with limited mobility can remain in their wheelchairs while work is completed…. Read more »

Starting the conversation about suicide in Petrolia

Debb Pitel is determined to start a conversation about suicide. And for the local business owner, it is personal. Thirteen years her son Tyler, then only 15, took his own life. Pitel says she and her husband had known for two years “things weren’t right” and had been trying to find help for Tyler. Pitel… Read more »

Sarnia Police look for missing 16-year-old

On Thursday (Sept. 18), Sarnia Police took a report of a missing young girl by the name of Emma Drope.  Emma was last seen in the area of Michigan Road and Murphy Road in the City of Sarnia. Emma is 16 years-old,  about 5’7”, weighs about 120 pounds with long brown hair down to her… Read more »

A Geocaching Adventure at Henderson Conservation area

  The St. Clair Region Conservation Authority is hosting a Geocaching Adventure at Lorne C. Henderson Conservation Area near Petrolia on Sunday, September 21 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.   This is a chance to explore the Conservation Area with a “Geocaching Twist”.  Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunt which uses a global positioning… Read more »