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Special Olympics fundraising dinner packs Pen Lakes

BY VOICE STAFF   The entire restaurant—and most of the patio—at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club was filled last Wednesday evening with attendees at a fundraising dinner for the Welland/Pelham Special Olympics Community. This year’s event…


Junkin on audit: It doesn’t go far enough

Pelham Town Council votes to commission audit on Town’s terms, Councillor Marv Junkin’s call for broader scope ignored BY VOICE STAFF It was quiet in Town Council chambers at ten past six on Monday evening…


TOWN OF PELHAM FORENSIC AUDIT: What must be asked

The Voice has reached out to various expert sources for their input on what would properly constitute a thorough examination of the Town of Pelham’s controversial land transactions in East Fonthill, as well as an…


Parade opens Wainfleet Fall Fair

Annual event sees big crowds, record temperatures over three days BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE The three-day long Wainfleet fair began last Thursday evening with a boisterous parade that was heavy on the marching bands…


Kids rock their Smile Rocks

BY VOICE STAFF If you are walking near Peace Park and come across a painted rock, you owe it to the kindergarteners at St. Alexander Elementary School—and yourself—to smile. The students painted the stones, called…


Local woman comes second at Racquetball Championships

Catherine Dickinson redeemed by this year’s Silver after last year’s injury BY VOICE STAFF Ridgeville’s Catherine Dickinson, the champion racquetballer who was forced to withdraw from last year’s world championships, made a triumphant return to…


Century celebration for Fenwick Fire

BY GREG BEAULIEU Special to the VOICE This coming Sunday, October 1, the Fenwick Fire Fighters Association will be hosting an open house at Pelham Station # 2, 766 Welland Road, to celebrate 100 years…


COMMENTARY: Council, do the right thing

Do the audit, and do it right BY NICK SALTARELLI Special to the VOICE   Over the past few months the ratepayers of the Town of Pelham and the Niagara Region have been witnessing a…



NPCA holds (not so) public consultation meeting

Local resident chosen to participate in invitation-only gathering BY VOICE STAFF The NPCA held a public consultation meeting last week, part of its ongoing efforts to address accusations of impropriety and concerns that it is…