Articles by The Voice of Pelham

Pelham girl cuts hair for cancer patients

With a smile on her face, Linnea Perco watched eight inches of her hair vanish. The St. Alexander School student was at Hairquarters in St. Catharines last week continuing the unselfish trend of stepping up…


Royals fall short in finals

A Cinderella, rags to riches story took place this year for the Pelham Royals rookie baseball team. The group of junior players posted a losing record in regular season as they learned how to play…


Orioles capture Peewee Championship

After a sensational season of play, the Pelham Peewee Orioles took on the St. Catharines Red Sox in the championship game on Sunday and they did not disappoint, winning convincingly 13-2. Orioles got on the…


In the soil at Lookout Ridge

Seniors at Lookout Ridge retirement home added a colourful surprise to the garden. A dozen residents got their hands dirty, planting a wide-variety of flowers, spices and plants in front of the home. The program…


Bandshell concert series winding down

As the nights get cooler, the sound of music slowly starts to fade as the Fonthill Bandshell nears the end of the season. With just three shows left, committee members are thrilled on how the…


Letter to the Editor: Driving around Pelham

I haven’t had many issues driving around Pelham because I have been avoiding the whole area like the plague. I will say that the couple of times I’ve driven through town have been down right…


Discussing issues 266 times and counting

I believe that a huge part of my service as your mayor depends on two-way communication about issues and challenges facing Pelham and Niagara. Part of that communication involves my weekly / bi-weekly columns. I…


Town stretches rec department

The town will turn one job into two with a reorganization of the Recreation, Culture and Wellness department. Chief administrative office Darren Ottaway told town council last week the change means a conversion of a…


Pelham teens building homes in Mexico

Local teens, Michelle VandenHaak and Sophia Bradbury, will be hosting a huge garage sale Aug. 16 to raise funds for a life-changing trip to help build a home for a family in Ensenada, Mexico. The…


Rave reviews for new dog park

It has gone better than planned. The newest dog park in town has been receiving some great feedback from users as the Region works on ironing out concerns. Pelham DOGs member Pam DeFazio, who led…