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Articles by The Voice of Pelham

Diesel Classic returns to Pelham

The Diesel Classic returns to Pelham on March 28, with  a little NHL star power added on, event organizer Jerry Winnicki says. The Tyke tournament for minor hockey players raised more than $10,000 last year…


The Hub opens with local paint

Niagara’s newest community hub opened this weekend with the work of local artist Mathew Vizbulis showcased. Vizbulis teamed up with Hub founder David Clow to produce an original mural piece that greets visitors entering the…


Advisory committees need members

If you want to give the town a piece of your experience, Friday is the deadline. The town is looking for volunteers to serve on some of its advisory committees. It extended the application period…


Cyclones fall short at SOSSA

A spectacular season came to an end for the E.L. Crossley girls volleyball team after they were knocked out by the powerhouse Eden Flyers last Thursday in SOSSA action. Coaches Michelle Gibson and Jessica Kropac…


ReStore helps build homes

Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore will open in about a month. Alastair Davis of Habitat for Humanity outlined the volunteer group’s program to town council Monday. It builds low cost homes for families with funds raised…


Town council costs in 2014

The mayor and town councillors cost Pelham taxpayers $131,577  in pay and expenses during 2014. Mayor Dave Augustyn received $31, 793 in remuneration, and $2,400 in car allowance. To attend the Association of Municipalities of…


Bowling for Kids rolls out

Big Brothers and Big Sisters will hold its major fundraiser, Bowl For Kids Sake campaign from March 7 to March 14. Executive Director Barb Van Der Heyden outlined the 4th annual mayor’s challenge to council…


Mannell’s last meeting again

This time it is official. For the second time, Alan Mannell, Pelham’s director of Public Works, attended his last town council meeting Monday. He was to retire at the beginning of February but remained in…


Minor Hockey Report

Pedlar Bantam Panthers keep rolling through playoffs Teamwork was highlighted as the Pedlar Funeral Home Bantam Panthers continued their playoffs.  On Feb 24th, the Pedlar Panthers faced Pelham Free Gas in a tightly contested game. …


Retirement closes doors to Klager’s Meats

Eleanor and Fred Arbour will miss their customers. On Saturday, the couple closed Klager’s Meats, Fonthill’s oldest continuing business. It was time to retire from six-day weeks of 12-hour days. They want to spend more…