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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…


VIDEO: Pelham shooting scene cleaned

  BY VOICE STAFF At the request of the Ontario Provincial Police, the Pelham Fire Department responded on Friday afternoon, Nov. 30, to the scene of a shooting that occurred some 24 hours earlier near…


The sound of realism comes to Fenwick rail club

  BY SARAH WHITAKER Special to the VOICE Regular visitors to Fenwick’s model railroad layout would likely say the miniature trains, tiny people and painstakingly built landscapes are all very real looking. They’d be right,…


After 15 years, Crossley volleyball team back to OFSSA

  BY VOICE STAFF The E.L. Crossley Cyclones have blown their way into the Ontario Federation Secondary Athletic Association (OFSAA) volleyball championships. The team was in Sydenham this past weekend. The Cyclones played on Thursday…


Seasonal tradition comes to an end

BY VOICE STAFF Though neither can remember exactly when they started, they agree that it has been at least 15 years, likely several years longer. Pelham’s principal elves, Paul Ryan and Gayle Baltjes-Bazinet—the pair behind…


Community volunteers honoured

BY JENNIFER CHORNLEY The VOICE Imagine, Believe, Achieve! This was the 2018 theme for the Volunteer Recognition Social hosted by the Town of Pelham at the community centre last Wednesday, November 21. Some 180 volunteers…


UPDATED: One police officer shoots another

  BY VOICE STAFF A Niagara Regional Police Service constable was shot by a fellow officer early Thursday afternoon during an “altercation” in North Pelham, according to Special Investigations Unit spokesperson Monica Hudon, addressing the…


BREAKING: Pelham SIU incident

  BY VOICE STAFF UPDATES BELOW Through a news release on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 29, the Niagara Regional Police say that following an unstated incident in Pelham, an officer has been “transported by paramedics.” The…