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Decorated Petrolia World War II vet ‘Sir Sid’ dies

A man dubbed a hero who called himself an ordinary guy has passed away. Sir Sid McLean died Wednesday after a brief illness. McLean, who is believed to be the last surviving veteran of World War II in Petrolia, was given the French Legion of Honor for his service in that country during the 1940s…. Read more »

Driver in Petrolia car/bus crash released from hospital

The driver of a car who was taken to hospital after a car and bus collided in heavy fog near Petrolia Thursday morning has been released. Firefighters from Petrolia and Oil Springs and Lambton OPP were called to Petrolia Line near Forest Road around 8:30. A small car could be seen under the rear end… Read more »

One person injured in foggy car/bus accident near Petrolia

One person was taken to hospital after a car and bus collided in heavy fog near Petrolia Thursday morning. Firefighters from Petrolia and Oil Springs and Lambton OPP were called to Petrolia Line near Forest Road around 8:30. A small car could be seen under the rear end of the school bus. Photos from the… Read more »

Fire heavily damages Petrolia home

Volunteer firefighters have contained a blaze which has heavily damaged a home on Garden Crescent in Petrolia. Crews from the Petrolia/North Enniskillen, Oil Springs and Wyoming were called in just before 10:30 Wednesday morning and found the house near Heritage Heights Golf Course in flames. Crews are on the scene this hour. The flames moved… Read more »