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The Hunters bring home gold

Oil Springs natives Dale and Mark Hunter have won gold at the World Juniors. Dale, Team Canada’s Head Coach, and Mark, the team’s general manager, are celebrating in the Czech Republic with the World Junior team after a come from behind win. Akil Thomas scored with 3:58 left in the third period to cap a… Read more »

Petrolia Y closed after water problems

If you’re trying to get 2020 off on the right foot, this could be a problem. The Petrolia Y is closed after a pool level sensor failed in the Therapy Pool. The sensor maintains water depth, and due to the failure, there is now pooling of water in the lobby, change rooms, offices, and part… Read more »

Courtright native scores twice in Canada’s Spengler Cup win

Courtright native Dustin Jeffrey scored twice to lead Canada’s Spengler Cup team to victory. It’s the fourth time in five years Canada claimed the title. The team made up of mostly Canadians playing in European pro leagues beat the Czech Republic 4-0 in the final. Jeffrey – who plays for Lausanne HC in the regular… Read more »

Community responds to make Christmas for Everyone

  Sandra Hartman says the generosity of Petrolians has restored her faith in Christmas again. Hartman spearheads Christmas for Everyone – a program which will give 400 families food and toys in Central Lambton this Christmas. And, she says, sometimes it is a struggle because donations simply don’t come in. In September, Christmas 2019 seemed… Read more »