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History walks among the headstones

History came alive in Hillsdale Cemetery Saturday and it was a huge hit. The Petrolia Heritage Committee organized the event which featured actors reenacting the family history of some of the community’s founding fathers. Councilor Liz Welsh, who is on the committee, says nearly 400 people came out to hear the history among the headstones…. Read more »

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 »

Senior football returns to LCCVI

LCCVI will field both a senior and junior football team in the 2013 season. Last year, the Petrolia high school could only field a junior team because there were simply not enough seniors to form a team. But Rick Tremblay, coach of the junior Lancers, says this year the seniors will field an eight-man team… 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 »