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2018 budget increase now 3.5%

Cuts made to services, grants to local organizations BY VOICE STAFF Following requests by Council to return with budget reductions, last Wednesday Town Treasurer Teresa Quinlin presented a list of proposed cuts that would bring…


Poth Street culvert to remain unrepaired until 2019

Resident claims CAO told him: “You could sell your house and move.” BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE An effort by Councillor Richard Rybiak to include the repair of Poth Street in the 2018 budget was…


Kunda road extension considered

Three options offered for public comment BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE A public information session about a potential road extension for a new Fonthill development was held at Fire Hall #1 last Wednesday evening. The…


Niagara police chaplain receives medal

BY VOICE STAFF The Reverend Dr. Gary Page, a chaplain with the Niagara Region Police, was awarded the Ontario Medal of Good Citizenship last Wednesday at Queen’s Park. After returning home to Welland the following…


COLUMN SIX: Tongue in cheek, or cheeky tongue

Memorable man memory research results explained BY PAMCITA MARIE ROBBINSKY Special to the VOICE Much research has been done on “man memory,” or the lack of it. Man memory research has spanned the decades and…


ANALYSIS: How the Town of Pelham ran out of cash

“Internal borrowing” explained by accountancy experts…for the rest of us BY VOICE STAFF She can see your eyes glazing over already. (The cake lady up there is watching your reaction.) Municipal finances are so dull…




New Business Focus: Trainer Oggie Radulovich gets active

BY VOICE STAFF Fitness and strength coach Oggie Radulovich is now offering fitness training in Fonthill, working at his FITNESS-911 studio with all ages, fitness levels, and sport-specific athletes. “I’ve always been drawn to help…


Monologues vs. subdivisions

Crossley drama students create show on Pelham development; performance set for January 23 BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE Last Friday morning, Jennifer Benson’s senior drama class at E.L. Crossley Secondary School was rehearsing for an…