Articles by The Voice of Pelham

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Letter to the Editor – Jan. 18th, 2016

Dear Editor: I was quite surprised when I attended the poorly advertised open house about the plans for the Maple Acre Library.  Of the three questions on the form we were given only one was…

Residents Voice Opinions on Maple Acre Designs

The Maple Acre Advisory Committee and M/2 Group Inc. hosted a meeting last week to collect public feedback surrounding the proposed design for the Maple Acre Library addition and refurbishment. Residents were presented with two…

Being Muslim in Canada

Last week, the Fonthill branch of the Pelham Public Library hosted a panel of six Muslim speakers from the Niagara Region. Being Muslim In Canada: A Panel Discussion aimed to present Muslims from varying backgrounds who…

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Award Winning Show Examines Mental Wellness

On January 22, actress, writer, and comedian Shelley Marshall is bringing her award winning one- woman show Hold Mommy’s Cigarette to Niagara for one night only, at the JW Ennis auditorium at Centennial Secondary School…

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Defeat the Empire!

  By Pastor Daniel Calcagno Glad Tidings Church of God in Fonthill   There was a little movie that came out a couple of weeks ago called Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a sequel to…

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Resolve to Resist Wasteful Spending

January is often seen as an opportunity for new beginnings. This concept is given substance every year when many Canadians make New Year’s Resolutions, informally pledging to try and better themselves over the coming months….

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Building Futures through Positive Relationships

For many children in economically depressed areas of the region the holidays can be an especially tough time. That’s why the volunteers at Rose City Kids worked extra hard in December to ensure that children…

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(Body)Building toward Success

Pelham resident Brendan Wright has faced his share of adversity. Growing up with a number of developmental and neurological delays, including Tourette’s syndrome and an Autism Spectrum Disorder, the 22-Year-Old has battled social and educational…