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Articles by The Voice of Pelham

DSBN wants portion of Town park

Request made of community still peeved at name change   BY VOICE STAFF   The District School Board of Niagara is requesting that the Town of Pelham cede a portion of Cherry Ridge Park for…



Town Council passes $11.8 million operating budget

BY NATE SMELLE The VOICE Council had another look at the proposed $11.8-million operating budget for 2017 during the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, Jan. 30. Prior to treasurer Cari Pupo’s presentation of…


Glynn A. Green holds annual Science Fair

Photos, from top: Grade 6 student Jinja Shepherd explains her experiment on static electricity; the gym-packing crowd; Nasma Rashid with one of her self-inflating balloons;  Ben Butler experiments with how temperature and moisture affect mold…


COLUMN SIX: The Comfort Maple myth

  BY JULIE MANNELL Special to the VOICE When I was young, my father and I would go for long drives along the rural routes of Pelham. We’d blast George Thorogood and roll down the…


Survey: Cherry Ridge Park proposal

The District School Board of Niagara is proposing to annex part of Cherry Ridge Park. We present links to two surveys on the topic—the DSBN’s, and our own. The DSBN survey: http://wellingtonheights.dsbn.org/soccer_survey.html The Voice survey:…


Dog dragged for blocks, two charged

Last Thursday, Niagara Regional Police say they received 9-1-1 calls about a dog being dragged by a car on Southworth Street in Welland.  Moments later, further information was received reporting that the involved vehicle had…


PC Organics baby food recall

Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling one specific lot code of PC Organics brand Apple, Blueberry & Green Pea strained baby food from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should…



Town Hall says “coywolf” spotted in Fonthill

By VOICE STAFF The Town of Pelham has alerted the public to the presence of a so-called “coywolf” on or near Forest Hill Crescent in Fonthill, based on an unspecified number of sightings reported by…