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Winning ways for Fonthill lacrosse player

After falling short in last year’s Baggataway Cup, John Fitzgerald nears redemption. The Fonthill native helped the Brock Badgers lacrosse team defeat a feisty McMaster Marauders squad Sunday afternoon. “I thought we played pretty well…


Crosswalk lights hazards for walkers

During a committee of the whole meeting Monday, Ward 2 Coun. Gary Accusi said there is a public safety question about the pedestrian signalized crosswalks along Pelham Street particularly at Church Hill and Pancake Lane….


Deer hunt resumes at Short Hills

Short Hills Provincial Park will be closed to the public Nov. 22 and 23, Nov. 27 and 28 and Dec. 6 and 7 for a traditional Aboriginal deer harvest. The harvest will begin one half-hour…


Crossley students trick-or-treating for Pelham Cares

On Halloween night, students from E.L. Crossley’s Interact Club will be trick or treating in Pelham neighbourhoods asking for canned goods and non-perishable food items.  The “We Scare Hunger” event will be happening throughout cities…


Purina Dog Walk sees big results

Last May, the Purina Walk for Guide Dogs took place with the help of the Fabulous Fenwick Lions. With walks going on across Canada, the event brought in a total of $1,163,843 for a very…


Extending a helping hand to Niagara’s waterways

They are the unsung heroes of Niagara’s ecosystem. The Niagara Chapter of Trout Unlimited Canada is working hard to get waterways in the region back to a fishing hot spot for anglers.  The chapter began…



Vendors show to benefit Ronald McDonald House

Two mothers with similar stories are teaming up to give back. The Christmas with Heart vendor open house will take place on Nov. 1 at the Rice Road Community Church with also an emphasis on…


Notre Dame students walk for 39th year

Amanda Powell of Fenwick carried a banner, “Share your Bread with the Hungry”, to support a Notre Dame tradition of caring. She along, with her walking companions Meagan Benner, Hannah Woychenko, and Carly Gerada, were…


Pelham stands pat in election

It wasn’t time for a change in Pelham. Voters re-elected Mayor Dave Augustyn, five of six councillors and regional councillor Brian Baty in Monday’s civic election. Augustyn, who took 53.6% of the vote, said he…