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Laughter and song coming to VPP in 2014

Victoria Playhouse Petrolia is going to be bursting with laughter and song in 2014. That’s the theme for the upcoming season according artistic directors David Rogers and David Hogan who introduced the season Oct. 30. “Five of six of the shows have music in them,” says Hogan. While there is a wide range of offerings… Read more »

Fairbank given national heritage award

Oil Springs resident Charles Fairbank is being recognized for preserving the history that defines us. Fairbank was presented with the Lieutenant Governor’s Award from the Heritage Canada Foundation for his work in heritage conservation. The lone medal was presented at the National Gallery in Ottawa over the weekend during an awards night hosted by Heritage… Read more »

Mark Hunter’s other hockey job

Your eyes are not deceiving you. The coach behind the bench of the Petrolia Midget Reps team is a hockey dad; but this is not any hockey dad. This is NHL veteran and owner/general manager of the London Knights, Mark Hunter. And right beside him, another former NHLer, Bobby Gould. Hunter, whose day job is… Read more »

Remembering the supreme sacrifice

Tom Eady has always had a heart for the men and women who serve in the military. But around Remembrance Day, the Petrolia man wears his heart on his sleeve placing memorials on the walls of the Lambtonian Apartments where he lives. Eady, a past member of the reserves, has close ties with the military…. Read more »