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2018 Legion literary and poster contest winners

  BY VOICE STAFF The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 613 wrapped up its annual Poppy Campaign by announcing the winners of this year’s poetry and poster submissions. Youth from Welland and Pelham submitted poems and…


Silver Stick Tournament coming to new arena

  Twenty-four local and provincial teams slated for inaugural event BY JENNIFER CHORNLEY The VOICE This coming weekend, the Pelham Minor Hockey Association is hosting its inaugural First Annual Niagara LL/HL Regional Silver Stick Tournament….


Resident frustrated with Town’s willow tree mess

  Cleaning up fallen leaves and branches exhausting and costly BY JENNIFER CHORNLEY The VOICE For the past 15 years, Quaker Road resident Liz Souter has been cleaning up the Town’s mess and is getting…



Lookout residents offer input on park development

BY JENNIFER CHORNLEY The VOICE Cool, damp weather and soggy, muddy grounds did not stop some 150 Lookout area residents from participating in a “jam session” held on Saturday, November 17. The session hosted by…


COLUMN SIX: A fixed time

Measured by coffee spoons or electrons, life moves steadily on BY COLIN BREZICKI Special to the VOICE When I was a child and didn’t know better, I tried to make time go backwards. My gran…


Crossley student nabs Ruby Award

  Tessa Piccolo honoured for school’s breakfast program start-up BY JENNIFER CHORNLEY The VOICE The community of Pelham has another gem added to its collection of the Welland-Pelham Chamber of Commerce Ruby Award recipient list….


Early live music around Pelham

BY CAROLYN BOTARI Special to the VOICE Long before radio, TV or the digital age arrived, residents of Pelham spent their leisure time in a variety of ways. Baseball, cricket and shinney could all be…


Deer harvest begins

  BY VOICE STAFF The First Nation Deer Harvest began on the weekend of November 3 and 4, the first of three provincial Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks-sanctioned hunts in November. The crisp,…


Crossley’s new head settles in

  BY JENNIFER CHORNLEY The VOICE Janice Sergeant has been an educator for the past 18 years with the District School Board of Niagara, the past three years as principal. This year, Sergeant joins the…