Articles by The Voice of Pelham

E. L. Crossley holds third annual “Veg Fest”

Event promotes sustainable food production, eating BY VOICE STAFF E. L. Crossley Secondary School’s eco-club held its third annual “Veg Fest” last week, providing free vegan food to students with a mind to bringing attention…


Council backs off Region demand

In reversal of course, Town won’t seek to recover costs BY VOICE STAFF Just two weeks after it voted in favour of the idea of billing the Region of Niagara, Pelham Town Council abruptly reversed…


Junkin is in

Former Ward 1 councillor files for mayoral run BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE Former Councillor Marvin Junkin is the first official candidate in the mayoral race, filing his nomination papers last Thursday and then marching…



THE CONVERSATION: Chief Bryan MacCulloch

The Niagara Regional Police Service’s new boss sits down for a chat BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE The new Chief of the Niagara Regional Police Service, Bryan MacCulloch, who took the job last September, looks…


COLUMN SIX: My A.I. gal pals

The voices of the future are female BY JANE BEDARD Special to the VOICE “Congratulations! You finished the first section,” she said. “Thank-you,” I replied. “That wasn’t so hard, was it?” “No, it actually wasn’t…


In search of the perfect stroke

  Pelham rowers seek speed at elite sculling camp BY DON RICKERS Special to the VOICE I’m old enough to remember a Palmolive advertisement on television from the late 1960s, featuring a manicurist named Madge…


Teen seeks to start political party

Logan Scott, 14, files papers with Elections Ontario BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE In addition to the four parties current holding seats in the Ontario legislature, there will be a host of others fielding candidates…



Cheryl Crozier first to declare

Longtime Pelham resident to run for Council BY VOICE STAFF Last week Ward 2 candidate Cheryl Crozier was the first to file papers to run for Council in this October’s election. “I didn’t mean to…