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Articles by The Voice of Pelham

Popular Virgil Stampede returns for long weekend

  BY PENNY COLES Niagara Independent News Association Organizers of the Virgil Stampede are gearing up for another spectacular celebration over the May long weekend. It’s the 53rd annual family event since a neighbourhood fireworks…



COLUMN SIX: Do Fonthill walkers avoid hills?

Ask not for whom the slope tolls… BY JOHN SWART VOICE Correspondent Funny thing about the walkers in Fonthill. If one were to monitor their meanders, it would become apparent that the majority use routes…


Tee up for Mom’s time

  This goes out to the ones who sacrificed their own wants and desires so the rest of us could do pretty much whatever we wanted, our moms. I didn’t exactly lead a deprived childhood,…


A Little Book About Us: Sarah

  Our childhood defines our personality. It shapes who we become. When Vilma Moretti had grandchildren, she realized that her childhood and theirs were worlds apart. They had absolutely no idea what life was like…


Fenwick’s painter to royalty

Scenic artist gets thank-you from Meghan and Harry for wedding gift BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE While working as a scenic artist on the Toronto set of the TV series “Suits,” David Butler…


With slice of the scythe, market is back

  Town Square sees return of Farmers Market BY KATHRYN HRYCUSKO Special to the VOICE Pelham’s farmers kicked off the start of a new market season last Thursday in the town square with the ceremonial…




Muzzle order upheld

Neighbour, bitten by dog, worried for others BY GLORIA J. KATCH Special to the VOICE A special meeting last Monday to amend bylaw 97-2010 on muzzling pets in a public place appeared less like a…