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Arms full of pumpkins

A lesson of farming is that not everything grows. Ten of 80 pumpkin plants handed out to children by the Pelham Farmers Market in the spring came back for judging in a September pumpkin contest…


Hudak hosts annual Chicken n’ Ribs BBQ

MPP Tim Hudak’s  ninth annual Chicken n’ Ribs BBQ is shaping up to be the best one yet, attracting interest not only in West Niagara but from candidates in the PC Party’s leadership race.  The…


Motorcyclist killed in Pelham collision

On Tuesday at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Niagara Regional Police Service, the Pelham Fire Service and the Niagara Emergency Medical Service (EMS), responded to reports of a collision involving a motorcycle and truck on Effingham…



Roaring success

Fenwick Lion Bruce Bissell calls it the largest Biketoberfest ever. He beamed as he estimated the crowd at 11,000 to 12,000, coming and going Friday night and Saturday. Hundreds of motorcycles lined the long driveway…


Bundle up at library’s fall clothing sale

This week you can strengthen your seasonal wardrobe or work on your retro look at the Pelham Public Library. The library is holding its 3rd annual fall clothing sale at the Fonthill branch until Saturday….


Fenwick Firefighters ramp it up

Bev Peters remembered her father rushing out of the house to help people. Shawn Peters, a Fenwick Volunteer Firefighters Association member, went to fires and accidents but also helped in community projects. When her mother,…


Marvin Junkin seeks Ward 1 seat

Marvin Junkin jumped into the race for a seat in Pelham’s Ward 1 because he hates frivolous spending. The retired North Pelham dairy farmer points to hiring a contractor to trim grass around hydro poles…


Tourney pays for young skaters

One single day paved the way for a handful of children to lace up their skates this year in Pelham. The Diesel Classic, hosted by  Pelham Minor Hockey Association (PMHA) and the Winnicki family, has…


Family run helps Dylan ride

Mike and Jeanette Lewis enjoy making a difference. When they found out about fundraisers for Dylan VanDriel , they combined fun and fundraising in their 5th Annual Pelham Family Run/Walk on Saturday. The VanDriel’s, who…