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Students dream big after hearing Hadfield

David Loerts thinks someday he’s like to run the Canadarm at the International Space Station. The 12 year-old student from Wyoming Public School is dreaming big after listening to Sarnia-born astronaut Chris Hadfield. The former commander of the ISS kept an audience of hundreds of school children from across the region engaged as he gave… Read more »

Auctioning a piece of Enniskillen’s history

A piece of Enniskillen history is about to be auctioned off and dismantled. Township council recently decided to sell the Shiloh Community Centre. It will be up for auction Oct. 28 at 5 pm and one of the few conditions is that the building be taken down. Mayor Kevin Marriott says it was a difficult… Read more »

Minor hockey offering incentives to Timbit players

He shoots! He falls! The littlest players in Petrolia Minor Hockey, the Timbits, took to the ice at the Greenwood Recreation Centre Saturday. Minor Hockey is offering incentives to encourage more Timbits to come out to learn to play the game.   There aren’t as many little people lacing up for hockey on Saturday morning…. Read more »

Wind protest clogs 402

About 200 cars, trucks, tractors and trailers inched their way along Highway 402 Saturday morning to protest the province’s plan to allow hundreds of industrial wind turbines across southern Ontario. The OPP stopped traffic coming east from the Bluewater Bridge at the Forest Road and diverted it down London Line until they reached Strathroy. The… Read more »