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Six more weeks of winter, says Flossie

At Fenwick’s Centennial Park yesterday, beloved local rodent meteorologist Fenwick Flossie saw her shadow, as witnessed by some 300 students bused-in for the occasion, thereby predicting six more weeks of what’s passed for winter so…




No “Wellington Heights” on discovered 1904 map

“Landmark” cited as source for new school name nowhere to be seen By VOICE STAFF While getting ready to do some painting earlier this week, longtime Pelham residents Ken and Ina Crowe made an interesting…


Crossley annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser this Saturday

On Saturday February 4, the E. L. Crossley Secondary School rowing team will be holding its 21st annual pasta dinner fundraiser. This is the 12-time national winning team’s major fundraiser, which allows them to buy…


My Despicable Deed

50 years on, restitution, forgiveness still hoped for BY NICK SALTARELLI Special to the VOICE In 1965 I was a 13-year-old paperboy delivering The Welland Evening Tribune. I’d inherited the route from my older brother…



Mayor to Council: Email to DSBN was no apology

By VOICE STAFF Shortly after our January 25 issue hit the streets last week, Pelham Mayor David Augustyn sent an email to Pelham Town Council to address the revelation that he had sent what some…


Commentary/Letters to the Editor, 1 Feb 2017

COMMENTARY/Larry Coté Titans of Ego It is generally accepted that effective leadership requires those who assume such positions to have a healthy ego. If that axiom be true then both Canada and the United States…


Pelham mayor’s email to DSBN: Entire text

By VOICE STAFF In this week’s edition, the Voice reports on a recent decision by the District School Board of Niagara to revise its policies on the renaming of schools. This decision comes in the…