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Hospice looking for people to visit people in Petrolia

The days for Lynn Horbostel get very long. The Petrolia woman is living with a chronic heart condition. A year ago, doctors gave her little chance of survival and sent her to St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia for support. But Horbostel improved and is living at home, making trips to Sarnia to be part of… Read more »

Dawn-Euphemia honours The Pie Lady

Dawn-Euphemia is honouring The Pie Lady. Each year, the province helps municipalities honour seniors during Seniors’ month. Mayor Bill Bilton and council has given the award this year to Norma McFadden. McFadden and her late husband Morely set up a home in the community in 1963, says Bilton and ever since then she did what… Read more »

Fire training centre getting a lot of attention

Petrolia Councilor Tim Brown takes a look at the architects plans for the new Petrolia/North Enniskillen Fire Department Training and Heritage Center with Fire Chief Lawrence Swift during a recent open house.   The new fire-training center in Petrolia is drawing a lot of attention. While there weren’t a lot of people who attended an… Read more »

Open Doors Lambton showcases history of county

Heather Wright Photo OPENING ALL THE DOORS   Lois Nantais of the Lawrence House Centre for the Performing Arts opens the door for Robert Tremain, general manager of cultural services for Lambton County. Lawrence House is one of 44 sites for this weekend’s Open Doors Lambton event. Victoria Hall in Petrolia and the new Camlachie… Read more »