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Pelham drive makes food bank deposits

Gerry Berkhout just couldn’t stay away. Despite recovering from a car accident earlier in the week, the organizer of the Pelham Community Food Drive persuaded a friend to take him to the 23rd annual event…


Councillors making a list for 2015 budget

A request for a female players’ dressing room was among 10 to town council during its budget wish-list open house Monday. The kickoff to a 2015 budget season drew town council’s new municipal grants committee…


Shannon Briggs name on Wall of Fame

Go after the brass ring, Shannon Briggs said quoting her mother Deborah to a gym full students at her old high school Friday, The 31-year-old golf coach and player from Fonthill is one of four…


Pelham rep chairs Catholic board

Rev. Paul MacNeil, Pelham’s representative on the Niagara Catholic District School Board, was acclaimed the board’s chair at its inaugural meeting last week. Now serving his second term on the board, the pastor of St….


Outdoor market visitors enjoy gentle evening

A mild December evening took the chill out of Shiverfest. The 2nd annual Outdoor Christmas Market under the arches Friday evening drew a steady crowd of through the night. This year organizers of Christmas in…


Library board hires new CEO

Kirk Weaver, a former director of community and corporate planning with Niagara Region, will take over as the new chief executive officer of the Pelham Public Library on Jan. 5.  Pelham Public Library Board announced…


Santa will read stories at Maple Acre

Following their successful visit to the Friends of Maple Acre Craft Show last weekend, Santa Claus and his chief elf will read to children at the Maple Acre library branch in Fenwick. They will be…



Storm chaser to display art at Keith’s

Powerful images of major storms  and nature throughout Ontario will be on display at Keith’s Restaurant in Fonthill for the month of December. As an integral member of the renowned team of “The Weather Hunters”,…


“Ladies Night” draws a crowd

On Nov. 18, the James L. Pedlar Funeral Home hosted a fundraiser for Pelham Cares. This Ladies Night-Holiday Open House raised over $800.00 as well as collected additional non-perishable food items.   Dazzling the night…