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Tiny tracks hold big place in hearts of many

Like Orange Blossom Special, miniature train enthusiasts keep rollin’ down that line BY DON RICKERS Special to the VOICE Dr. Sheldon Cooper (of Big Bang Theory fame)…the late astrophysicist Stephen Hawking…actor-director Tom Hanks… investor-philanthropist Warren…


Council debates Fonthill parking change

Staff recommends some downtown parking spaces be removed for safety considerations BY VOICE STAFF Town Council discussed at length a staff recommendation to remove several parking spaces in downtown Fonthill, near the corner of Pelham…


Bandshell line-up revealed

’50s, country, Motown, Stones tribute coming this summer BY VOICE STAFF The Fonthill Bandshell Committee announced its 2018 Thursday night summer concert line-up—its 13th—at Lookout Ridge retirement home last Thursday afternoon. This year’s series begins…



Pelham captures Italian Gold

BY ANITA LONGO Special to the VOICE The Pelham Panthers U16 Boys soccer team travelled to Italy in late March for an Italian soccer excursion and to compete in the Agropoli International Soccer Tournament. The…


COLUMN SIX: Picked for Portlandia

Final season sees father and daughter cast together BY BLAINE PALMER and FRANCESCA TRICAMO-PALMER Special to the VOICE Blaine Palmer and Francesca Tricamo-Palmer, actors from Portland, Oregon, who are father and daughter, became part of…


Pelham girl makes ribbons for Humboldt

With help of friends, Taryn Petrovsky raises nearly $1000 BY VOICE STAFF In just nine days the gofundme page for the Humboldt Broncos, the Saskatchewan hockey team involved in a horrific April 7 bus crash…


Reinvention of a retired racehorse

Tanya Blankenburg shepherds Myck through his new life BY VOICE STAFF For many animals there is an ending cliche: cats move on to the next of their nine lives, dogs relocate to a farm in…


Kinsmen gear-up for 23rd Annual Homeshow

This year’s event to feature jet-powered dragster BY VOICE STAFF The Fonthill and District Kinsmen are bringing a jet engine to this year’s Home and Garden Show at the Pelham Arena. “We wanted to something…