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Legion seeking veterans for 75th anniversary

Through the Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Government of Canada is issuing a Certificate of Recognition and Commemorative Lapel Pin for service during the Second World War and the Fonthill Legion would like to help…


Lauziere embracing new role with Panthers

After an early season trade to Pelham, Tynan Lauziere has quickly become the busiest man on the block. Lauziere, a native of St. Thomas, worked his way into the starting lineup and instantly impacted the…


Rosemary, Gary Chambers share top citizen award

Rosemary and Gary Chambers have become the first couple to share a Pelham Citizen of the Year title. The Fonthill and District Kinsmen Club announced the Fenwick couple as the 2014 Citizens of the Year…


Cenotaph mortar relic of 1918 battle

A German trench mortar at the Ridgeville cenotaph was damaged by war not by the elements. A citizens’ group, striving to preserve the heritage character of the site, said the mortar and cenotaph should remain…


Local organic salon goes eco-friendly

As a consummated hair professional, Sharlene Dueck makes others feel beautiful. But with the rising environmental concerns about the depletion of the Earth’s natural resources, she has taken on the social responsibility of turning her…


Committee shows designs for new community centre

Town council had a first look at drawings of a potential community centre last Wednesday as the Architectural Design Advisory Committee shared its requests. Michaela Weiner and Guela Solow-Ruda of Petroff Architects showed drawings  of…


Early Act Club all about helping others

As every parent knows youngsters are often wanting to help but simply do not know how.  That is where Pelhams A.K. Wigg and the The Early Act club come in. The group is being re-introduced…


Wiggins gives health tips at Seaway Mall

Sometimes you just need to relax. That was the message Dr. Jordin Wiggins ​of Fonthill ​shared during her presentation at the Health and Wellness Show this past weekend in Welland. “It’s the North American idea…


Niagara Land Trust seeks East Fonthill preserve

A land conservation project in Pelham could become could break new ground. The Niagara Land Trust received approval in principle from town council Monday to pursue preservation of about 100 acres of wood lots and…


Cenotaph project gets second look

The restoration of the Ridgeville cenotaph will face a delay. The town will assemble “stakeholders” to discuss the method of the work following a presentation to town council Monday. Carolyn Botari, representing a group of…