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Overcoming a Mountain

Sitting in his Fonthill home, Jim Steele does not immediately strike one as a mountain climber.  On the north side of sixty, with white hair and an easy smile, Jim looks more suited to his…


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Kinsmen Recognise Youth Volunteer

Vinay Sharma started serving the community in the ninth grade to build up the volunteer hours required to graduate from High School. But what began as a necessity soon blossomed into a passion, and last…



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Kinsmen art contest winners

Last week the Fonthill Kinsmen celebrated the winners of this years children’s art contest as selected by guests of the Home Show held April 24-26. This year’s theme was the Pan Am games, and Kinsmen…


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Equine Therapy Program Comes to Niagara North

Since 2010, EquineAbility has been providing therapeutic riding lessons to individualswith special needs at its facility in Port Colborne. Due to the increasing demand for such services from residents in Pelham, Lincoln, and St. Catharines,…



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Oliver and Rust Offers Unique Twist on Home Decor

Meaghan Gizuk and her husband Trevor have been collecting and repurposing vintage items since the day got married. While they loved to decorate their home with interesting and unique pieces, they struggled to find a…


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Crossley Co-op Program Provides Unique Experience

Emily Danecker is a student from E. L. Crossley Secondary School.  She recently did a morning co-op placement at the Niagara Health System Welland Hospital Site.  Here are some of her reflections on her experience….