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Guide your kids so they succeed in sports

(NC) Kids who participate in hockey and other youth sports are learning just as much from the frustrations as they are from the fun. This may be hard for parents to witness however. Looking at…


Golden opportunity

After opening two years ago, Fourth Quarter Fitness quickly grabbed national attention. Five members of the gym earned medals at the Ontario Classic Powerlifting Provincial Championship held in Hamilton. “It’s really astonishing,” owner Codi Armstrong…


Photographer receives positive reviews

Photographer David T. Chapman wrapped up his showcase at Keith’s Restaurant with rave reviews. “The whole experience went really well,” Chapman said, after his first display in Pelham. “I got to meet some very nice…


How to win the battle with cold and flu

(NC) Despite our best efforts to stay healthy during the winter, we can’t always get through the cold and flu season without a nasty bout of runny nose, ceaseless coughing, fever, and a pounding headache….


East Fonthill plan ready to go

Town council has reached a crucial stage in East Fonthill planning. Consultant Ron Palmer of The Planning Partnership told councillors, at a special meeting Monday, they have a good plan that is ready to implement….


Christmas trees to be collected Jan. 10

Christmas trees will be heading to the curb on Jan. 10. The Niagara Region reminds residents to have the tree out before 7 a.m. and have all decorations removed. They would also like to remind…


Rely on food labels for healthier choices

(NC) You may not realize it, but grocery store shelves look very different today than they did just a few years ago. A recent study conducted by the association, Food & Consumer Products of Canada…


Twomey receives top Kin award

Kevin Twomey is still shaken. “I was totally shocked” he said Sunday describing a Kinsmen Life Member award he received during a dinner at Old Town Pelham Hall last week. “I thought I was going…


Two arrested for residential break-ins

In late December, police began investigating multiple residential break and enters that occurred in the Pelham and Welland area. These break and enters occurred during the daytime hours and showed numerous similarities. Police say two…