News from around St. Marys.

Celebrate Canada Day at Cadzow Park!

The fun begins 10 a.m. on Monday, July 1 Summer is finally here and there’s no better way to begin the season than by attending the annual Canada Day party at Cadzow Park, happening this Monday, July 1! Start the party with a free, all-ages fitness class with the Friendship Centre at 10 a.m. on…

Hillers had big impact on Rob Thomson’s career

Sarnia native one of four Canadians inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame Saturday By Pat Payton As a baseball player in his early 20s, playing for the Stratford Hillers organization and living in the Festival City had a big impact on Rob Thomson. It had such an influence on his life that the Major League…

Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2019 induction notebook:

By Pat Payton On Saturday, Sportsnet’s broadcaster Hazel Mae noted that she was the first female MC in the history of Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum inductions. –At Saturday’s induction ceremony, retired St. Marys lawyer Bob Stephens and London lawyer Tony Little were specially honoured with the Randy Echlin Lifetime volunteer award for…

More 2018-19 Major athletic award winners at DCVI

Three Colin Hood OFSAA awards also presented last Tuesday night By Pat Payton There were several Major Awards handed out at DCVI on Tuesday, June 11 as the school held its annual athletic awards social. The following are the 25 Saluki athletes and teacher/coach who won these Major Awards for the 2018-19 season. Athletes had…

Retrogression decides Lincs golf tourney winner

Threesome of Murrell, Chateauvert, Richardson take home the green jackets Saturday By Pat Payton Retrogression was needed to decide the 2019 winner at the 37th annual St. Marys Lincolns’ golf tournament Saturday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Two teams finished with 10-under-par scores of 62. The threesome of Dan Murrell, Stephen Chateauvert and…

From the Bar rail to the big screen

By Lauren Eedy Many have noticed a film crew at locations around the town and on social media in recent weeks working on ‘The Sanctuary’, an AKoolfilm Company Inc. production which recently wrapped shooting here in St. Marys. You may have also recognized some locals around these sets. Recently, I had the pleasure of discussing…

End of an era in St. Marys

After close to 50 years in business, the M&M is closing this week. To acknowledge the years of contribution to not only the business community but also community and charitable organizations, Town Council last week honoured Dick and Joan MacPherson for their outstanding contributions over the years. Pictured are Deputy Mayor Marg Luna, Dick and…