Hard oilers foreign exploits featured in virtual exhibit

The story of Hard Oilers opening up the oil fields of the world is about to hit the worldwide web. The Oil Museum of Canada has received a $35,000 grant to the federal Virtual Museum of Canada Investment Program to produce a virtual exhibit called The Untold Story of Canada’s International Oil Drillers: The Canadians… Read more »

Liability concerns, uncertain ridership sink Petrolia to Sarnia bus

There won’t be a bus service from Petrolia to Sarnia after all. The town was investigating setting up bus to Sarnia for Petrolia and other central Lambton communities, mostly for classes at Lambton College. The service would also have been available others in the community without transportation who had appointments in Sarnia. Mayor John McCharles… Read more »

UPDATED: SIU investigates Petrolia rollover: One arrested

  Paramedics work on one of three people injured after a police chase north of Petrolia on Camlachie Road.   The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating after three people were taken to hospital after a car crashed on Camlachie Road north west of Petrolia while being chased by the OPP. Around 5pm Saturday witnesses… Read more »

Seeing great old songs with fresh eyes

Susan Gilmour and June Crowley headline the VPP’s Hollywood Sings until Sept. 22.   Theatre veterans Susan Gilmour and June Crowley say they are seeing familiar songs in new ways in Hollywood Sings. The pair headline Victoria Playhouse Petrolia’s production along with a mix of seasoned and new performers. The show by David Rogers and… Read more »