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Baby food recall dramatically expanded

Ottawa, February 8, 2017 – The food recall warning issued on February 3, 2017 has been updated to include additional products. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety…


2016 Citizen of the Year: Ron Kore

The Fonthill and District Kinsmen have named Fonthill Sobey’s owner, Ron Kore, as their 2016 Citizen of the Year. Kinsmen spokesperson Kevin Twomey tells the Voice that there were several deserving nominees this year, all…


Emily Brettell’s memory lives on

From left, Coach John Ruscitti, E.L. Crossley Principal Karen Simpson, Debbie Pine, Kerry Brettell, Kim Yallup and Dominc Aiello gather at E.L. Crossley Secondary School to accept the proceeds raised from the Emily Brettell Memorial…


U Turn Décor & More closes

By VOICE STAFF Five months after opening their doors, the owners of U-Turn Decor & More have decided to close shop. The coffee shop and decor boutique was located at 1475 Pelham Street in the…


DSBN wants portion of Town park

Request made of community still peeved at name change   BY VOICE STAFF   The District School Board of Niagara is requesting that the Town of Pelham cede a portion of Cherry Ridge Park for…



Town Council passes $11.8 million operating budget

BY NATE SMELLE The VOICE Council had another look at the proposed $11.8-million operating budget for 2017 during the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, Jan. 30. Prior to treasurer Cari Pupo’s presentation of…


Glynn A. Green holds annual Science Fair

Photos, from top: Grade 6 student Jinja Shepherd explains her experiment on static electricity; the gym-packing crowd; Nasma Rashid with one of her self-inflating balloons;  Ben Butler experiments with how temperature and moisture affect mold…


COLUMN SIX: The Comfort Maple myth

  BY JULIE MANNELL Special to the VOICE When I was young, my father and I would go for long drives along the rural routes of Pelham. We’d blast George Thorogood and roll down the…