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Town takes action to clean up, protect Harold Black

Following a Voice story prompted by neighbours’ concerns, Fire Chief, staff respond BY NATE SMELLE The VOICE The campaign by residents in the neighbourhood surrounding Harold Black Park to protect the public space from youth…


Golfers raise funds to improve childhood nutrition

BY NATE SMELLE The VOICE Teams of community-minded golfers showed up at the Peninsula Lakes Golf Club early on Tuesday morning last week to take part in the annual Sobeys Charity Golf Tournament. Now in…



50 years ago: Our pavillion at Expo 67

BY MARY DAURIO Special to the VOICE Growing up on our farm it is unusual to travel any distance. The mailbox is our window to the world, yielding correspondence till a mother robin takes up…


COLUMN SIX: Being Canadian

1949 essay rings truer than ever BY SHIRLEY LAZARETH Special to the VOICE In 1949, as graduating students in Grade 13, we were asked to write an essay on Canadian Citizenship. At 17, my age…


Centre build ahead of schedule

Report from Oversight team is all-positive BY NATE SMELLE The VOICE The Pelham Community Center Oversight Committee was established by the Town to provide transparent oversight of the construction of the Pelham Community Centre (PCC)…


Senior Pelham Planner leaves

BY VOICE STAFF The Town of Pelham’s Senior Planner, Julie Hannah, has left to take the same position for the city of Thorold, effective July 4. In a June 19 email apparently sent by Hannah…



Mayor not pleased by treatment at Region

Controversially equates being questioned with being “bullied” BY NATE SMELLE and DAVE BURKET The VOICE Following the Niagara Region Audit Committee’s meeting held last week, Mayor Dave Augustyn expressed his disappointment in the committee’s decision…


Right-turns-only on Pelham panned

As traffic levels increase, turns onto Pelham Street become harder in the absence of traffic lights BY VOICE STAFF Pelham drivers and business owners are upset with a Town Council proposal to force right turns-only…