Articles by The Voice of Pelham

COLUMN SIX: A need for speed(ish)

BY JENNY KUMILI Special to the VOICE We’ve all dreamed of doing it and on that afternoon I was given the chance. The gate was open. I almost couldn’t believe it. Since getting my driver’s…


Where are the tenders?

Town of Pelham hasn’t produced required tender documents BY VOICE STAFF Nearly three months after the Voice first requested tender documents for work worth millions of dollars in East Fonthill, the Town has not complied…


South Niagara rowers win Welland award

BY DON RICKERS Special to the VOICE The South Niagara Rowing Club’s Youth Men’s Four crew, which won gold at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta in 2017, was named Senior Team of the…


Pelham Farmers’ Market back for 15th year

Forecast dampens turnout, official burlap snip postponed to this week BY VOICE STAFF The Pelham Farmers’ Market kicked off its 15th year last Thursday afternoon, with a dark forecast dampening turnout but doing nothing to…


Pelham Seniors Apartments board hosts “open dialogue”

Many tenants remain dissatisfied with building’s approach BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE Editor’s note: Tenant Elaine Champagne submitted a letter to the editor regarding her assessment of the situation. Read it here. The Pelham Non-Profit…



COLUMN SIX: Teachers and technology

BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE Teachers are a dedicated, well-meaning, but quirky bunch. Having enlisted in the ranks myself, I worked with them for 37 years and learned a little about what makes…


Exhibit of 1812 warship enthralls naval historians

  BY DON RICKERS Special to the VOICE Artifacts, models, pictorial displays, and a virtual reality experience of a British warship that participated in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812 are…


Accipiter inks Vancouver deal

Pelham-based radar experts to protect aircraft from birds BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE Accipiter, the Pelham-based radar company, has been awarded a contract to supply and deliver bird detection and observation services to Vancouver International…


Motorcycling pioneer John Clare still saddles-up

His store on Highway 20 remains a mecca for enthusiasts BY DON RICKERS Special to the VOICE May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in Canada, and so it was appropriate for Niagara’s oldest and arguably…