Articles by The Voice of Pelham

Cheers for Chambers as top citizens

For Rosemay Chambers, it was “a bit overwhelming.” She and her husband Gary Chambers share the 2014 Citizen of the Year award, receiving it from the Kinsmen Club of Fonthill and District at an award…


Fall Photography Contest

We’re happy to announce the launch of the Voice of Pelham’s Fall Photography Contest, our new seasonal photo competition that showcases either amateur or professional photography in the town. This month, set your sights on…


Exploring full-time job for Adam Shoalts

For Adam Shoalts, the age of exploration is today. The 28-year-old Pelham native is making a career out of travelling through uncharted and unnamed rivers, forests, deserts, jungles and mountains. Even with satellite scanning, Shoalts…


Region backs better transit service

Pelham regional councillor Brian Baty, in his regular report to Pelham town council Monday, stressed regional council support for increased transit services. By an 18-5 vote, the region supported enhancing an inter-municipal transit pilot project,…


Sorrentino focused on winning

Anthony Sorrentino isn’t troubled by the Pelham Pirates slow start. “I thought from game one to game eight, we’ve slowly started to get better,” the first-year forward said. “There are still 41 games left so…


Pelham Friends join Ride for Refuge movement

Cycling through Pelham has never been better for charities across North America, in the first annual Niagara Ride for Refuge. The event began after Tim Kyte rode in the Hamilton chapter of the Ride for…


Students run for cancer fundraiser

Last Friday students of E.L. Crossley participated in the fourth annual Crossley Rankin Cancer Run/Walk. The event began with an exciting opening assembly continued with the walk/run around the community and ended at the school…


Platform tennis growing in popularity

One of town’s hidden gems was on display Saturday as newcomers got a chance to play Pelham’s other winter sport – platform tennis. They entered the court which is one-third the size of a traditional…


Author shares story on founder of Fonthill

The story of Dexter D’Everardo will be told at the Pelham Historical Society meeting on Oct. 18 by author Johanna Abrahamse, who dug up some new tales on the founding father of Fonthill. Abrahamse began…


Larry Frost modifies Ward 2 bid

Ward 2 candidate Larry Frost has not hit the campaign trail for a reason. He is recovering from bypass surgery after his second heart attack on Sept. 1. The 59-year-old father of two, said in…