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Emelia Secen marks 105 years

Emelia Secen’s smile warms everyone around her. She is famous for it, said Walter Secen, during his aunt’s 105th birthday party at the Woodlands of Sunset last week. “She always had lots of friends and…


Over 400 relive Pelham High

Fifty years ago they walked the halls of Pelham High together, but have not met since. Nancy Coleman Kuipers and Morris Damude chatted at a school photograph display during Pelham High’s latest reunion Saturday at…


Arms full of pumpkins

A lesson of farming is that not everything grows. Ten of 80 pumpkin plants handed out to children by the Pelham Farmers Market in the spring came back for judging in a September pumpkin contest…


Hudak hosts annual Chicken n’ Ribs BBQ

MPP Tim Hudak’s  ninth annual Chicken n’ Ribs BBQ is shaping up to be the best one yet, attracting interest not only in West Niagara but from candidates in the PC Party’s leadership race.  The…


Motorcyclist killed in Pelham collision

On Tuesday at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Niagara Regional Police Service, the Pelham Fire Service and the Niagara Emergency Medical Service (EMS), responded to reports of a collision involving a motorcycle and truck on Effingham…



Roaring success

Fenwick Lion Bruce Bissell calls it the largest Biketoberfest ever. He beamed as he estimated the crowd at 11,000 to 12,000, coming and going Friday night and Saturday. Hundreds of motorcycles lined the long driveway…


Bundle up at library’s fall clothing sale

This week you can strengthen your seasonal wardrobe or work on your retro look at the Pelham Public Library. The library is holding its 3rd annual fall clothing sale at the Fonthill branch until Saturday….


Fenwick Firefighters ramp it up

Bev Peters remembered her father rushing out of the house to help people. Shawn Peters, a Fenwick Volunteer Firefighters Association member, went to fires and accidents but also helped in community projects. When her mother,…


Marvin Junkin seeks Ward 1 seat

Marvin Junkin jumped into the race for a seat in Pelham’s Ward 1 because he hates frivolous spending. The retired North Pelham dairy farmer points to hiring a contractor to trim grass around hydro poles…