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Articles by The Voice of Pelham

Ivy Coast nominated for three music awards

Greg Mashinter feels pretty good. His band Ivy Coast is nominated in three categories for the Niagara Music Awards. Ivy Coast is nominated for Album of the Year, New Group of the Year and Music…


Bandshell concerts end good season

Another summer concert series was in the books for the Fonthill Bandshell Committee as Robin Banks sang the last song for 2014. With a wide variety of music, the concert series has risen in popularity…


Operation Waterwings helps Women’s Place

  Faced with battling waves and nasty weather, Bryce Barlow took on a challenge. The 17-year-old crossed Lake Ontario Saturday in a 12-foot sailboat to raise funds for Women’s Place of South Niagara.  Launching from…


Mayoral candidates debate October 8

YMCA seeks partnership with the Town of Pelham

Members of YMCA Niagara were at Town Council Tuesday night to discuss the potential partnership regarding the building of a multi-faceted community centre. Niagara Volunteer Board Chair Leanne Standryk and CEO Janet St. Amand gave…


Big Move cycles through Pelham

For the sixth year, the scenic roads of Niagara will be filled with determined cyclists who have come together on a mission – to support patients of the Walker Family Cancer Centre. The Big Move…


Letters to the Editor

According to an article in The Voice of Pelham, on August 27th, a recommendation went to Town Council on September 2nd regarding the removal of Town councillors on advisory committees. I am assuming that the…


Riders give school supplies to local kids

With school starting, many students enter the classroom without the basic necessities. Books, backpacks and pencils are often overlooked entering the new year. But thanks to the efforts of the Independent Riders, kids in Pelham…


Dance Studio heads into Fonthill

Owner and dance teacher Jane Elliott can’t wait for opening day. With fresh paint on the walls and new floors inside, the state-of-the-art facility called Ballet Etc…, inches closer to calling downtown Fonthill home with…


Pelham girl cuts hair for cancer patients

With a smile on her face, Linnea Perco watched eight inches of her hair vanish. The St. Alexander School student was at Hairquarters in St. Catharines last week continuing the unselfish trend of stepping up…


Royals fall short in finals

A Cinderella, rags to riches story took place this year for the Pelham Royals rookie baseball team. The group of junior players posted a losing record in regular season as they learned how to play…