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Mayor, new Pelham Town Council take oaths of office

  BY JENNIFER CHORNLEY The VOICE “The Tuesday morning after the Monday election, I remember asking myself, ‘What the hell have you gotten yourself into?’” This was the opening line, echoed with a ripple of…


COLUMN SIX: Mississippi during the Midterms

Our man finds himself in the deep, deep South BY JOHN SWART VOICE Correspondent I worked there for a year, and all I can say about Mississippi is one word—dogs. They’re big and mean, they…


Local dancer lands leading role in The Nutcracker

Pelham’s Brooklyn Stukel one of two Canadians playing Clara in US production BY VOICE STAFF The VOICE Local ballet dancer Brooklyn Stukel is showcasing her talents as Clara in this year’s Greater Niagara Ballet Company’s…


Annual Pelham Cares Food Drive a success

  BY JENNIFER CHORNLEY The VOICE Some 300 volunteers of all ages were a driving force in collecting and organizing items during the Pelham Cares Annual Food Drive last weekend. Service groups, students, and members…


Santa helps Mayor Junkin at Fenwick tree lighting

  BY JENNIFER CHORNLEY The VOICE The Fabulous Fenwick Lions Club hosted their Fifth Annual Christmas Tree Lighting last Saturday, December 1. Even though the weather was a bit rainy and damp, close to    150…


Niagara Regional Council appoints new Regional Chair

  BY VOICE STAFF On Thursday, Niagara Region announced via news release that Jim Bradley has been appointed to the position of Regional Chair by a unanimous vote of Regional Council for the 2018-2022 term….


An experiment in sound

  Jim Casson on the inspiration behind another in his Dark Orchard series BY SAMUEL PICCOLO Special to the VOICE One day, a couple of years ago, while trying to decide whether to produce a…


New Town Councillors get oriented

Day-long program covers municipal governance, administration, legal concepts BY VOICE STAFF On Saturday, December 1, Pelham’s new Town Councillors took their seats at the horseshoe in council chambers for an orientation meeting. Mayor Marvin Junkin,…


COLUMN SIX: The beast inside us

Reflections of a St. Michael’s College alumnus BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE It was as a student, in English class at St Michael’s College School in Toronto, that I first read Lord of…