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Coming Wednesday: Hwy 20 traffic hell

The Region of Niagara will be resurfacing the roadways in and around the intersection of Pelham Street and Highway 20 tomorrow, Wednesday, May 24. Drivers may expect lane closures and delays around the intersection in…

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That Town Hall rooster video [UPDATED]

This morning, a reader who wishes to remain anonymous sent the Voice the video appearing in this post, along with a brief description of its contents. The video purports to show the reaction of former…


End of an era: Keith’s Restaurant closes

BY NATE SMELLE The VOICE Pelham lost a beloved local landmark last Friday afternoon, as Keith’s Restaurant closed its doors for the last time. Situated on the corner of Pelham Street and Hwy 20 in…


Dorothy Rungeling celebrates 106

BY NATE SMELLE The VOICE Friends and family of Canadian flying ace Dorothy Rungeling gathered in the main foyer of Lookout Ridge Retirement Home on last Friday to celebrate her 106th birthday. Prior to the…


Biophilia and the healing power of nature

BY NATE SMELLE The VOICE In 2004, the CBC held a nationwide campaign to identify The Greatest Canadian. The only living member of the top five candidates — Dr. David Suzuki— took the stage at…


Councillor Hodgson resigns from NPCA Board

By NATE SMELLE The VOICE Protesters showed up early to Ball’s Falls Centre for Conservation on Wednesday morning to voice their discontent with the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority’s (NPCA) controversial code of conduct. Lincoln Regional…


Town fires Treasurer

As questions mount over development financing, Cari Pupo, Pelham Treasurer since 2008, is terminated for undisclosed reasons BY DAVE BURKET The VOICE With a little less than a month to go before the Town of…



The view from the top is fantastic

By JIM PITT SPECIAL TO THE VOICE I’ve been following a story on a website I frequent about a fellow named Chris. In late March, he listed his house for sale in Toronto for $1.9…