Articles by The Voice of Pelham

Mayoral candidates debate October 8

Rezoning sought for former church site

The site of a former small church on Port Robinson Road could hold a single-family home. At a public meeting Monday, no one commented on the owner’s request to rezone the property from Institutional to…


Cenotaph restoration method questioned

A plan to restore a cenotaph in front of Old Pelham Town Hall may face revision. Ward 1 Coun.  Marvin Junkin said Monday, at a committee of the whole meeting, the Pelham Heritage Advisory Committee…


Fenwick project receives mixed reviews

It may not look like the rendered pictures quite yet, but a major part of downtown Fenwick construction work is now complete. Louie Dam, owner of Clarence’s Service Centre, had a front row seat during…



Worker killed at White Meadows Farms

On Thursday shortly after 9:30 a.m., Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), Niagara EMS and the Pelham Fire Department responded to a workplace accident at White Meadows Farms on Effingham Street in Pelham. Investigation has revealed…


Town walks away with award

Pelham became the first community in Niagara with a Walk Friendly Ontario designation Monday. Kate Hall, a community development planner with Canada Walks, presented town council with a bronze designation certificate and a Walk Friendly…


Mayor promotes regional chair election

Mayor Dave Augustyn says he is not surprised regional council pushed his motion for an elected regional chair six months down the road. It will give regional councillors more time to consider the proposal, he…


Novice Rep Panthers take home Silver

The Tim Hortons Novice Rep Pelham Panthers took to the ice in a weekend tournament in Ayton where they captured silver.   The Panthers began their journey with a battle against the host team, West Grey…


Town clerk will perform marriages

Everyone held their peace when town council passed a bylaw Monday to provide for the licensing of marriages by the town. “We say I do,” said Mayor Dave Augustyn. The bylaw will allow the Office…


Experience key for local travel agency

Let your vacation be a vacation. That’s what local business owners Jim and Pam Overholt say after hearing the same horror stories of those who decided to handle travelling plans themselves. “This is not like…