Finding History

Bill Baker takes a photo of a rare collection of Petrolia fire memoriablia

When Tim Maitland was just 12 he was bit by the history bug. In the summer of 1972, Maitland and some of his friends were “just rummaging around” in what was a dumpsite off Tank Street. They found a few old bottles from Petrolia druggists from the early days of the oil town. As they… Read more »

Pizza Power: Petrolia chows down Saturday


Seven pizzarias will be serving up slices in Petrolia’s third annual Pizzafest. Streets Eatery & Pub, Helen’s Hideaway Restaurant & Pizzeria, Bud’s Pizza, Matteo’s Pizza, Petrolia Pizza and Subs, Johnny G’s Premium Pizza Plus and Godfather’s Pizza have all agreed to set up shop in Victoria Park June 4 between 11 am to 7 pm,… Read more »

Lamrecton opens its doors Sunday


It will be a time to see Plympton-Wyoming’s newest park and a time to say goodbye a much-loved summer camp. Plympton-Wyoming Mayor Lonny Napper says the gates to Lamrecton Park will be opened Sunday at noon for a celebration. The town was given the waterfront park by the trustees of the camp. Lamrecton Camp opened… Read more »