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Orioles capture Peewee Championship

After a sensational season of play, the Pelham Peewee Orioles took on the St. Catharines Red Sox in the championship game on Sunday and they did not disappoint, winning convincingly 13-2. Orioles got on the…


In the soil at Lookout Ridge

Seniors at Lookout Ridge retirement home added a colourful surprise to the garden. A dozen residents got their hands dirty, planting a wide-variety of flowers, spices and plants in front of the home. The program…


Bandshell concert series winding down

As the nights get cooler, the sound of music slowly starts to fade as the Fonthill Bandshell nears the end of the season. With just three shows left, committee members are thrilled on how the…


Letter to the Editor: Driving around Pelham

I haven’t had many issues driving around Pelham because I have been avoiding the whole area like the plague. I will say that the couple of times I’ve driven through town have been down right…


Discussing issues 266 times and counting

I believe that a huge part of my service as your mayor depends on two-way communication about issues and challenges facing Pelham and Niagara. Part of that communication involves my weekly / bi-weekly columns. I…


Town stretches rec department

The town will turn one job into two with a reorganization of the Recreation, Culture and Wellness department. Chief administrative office Darren Ottaway told town council last week the change means a conversion of a…


Pelham teens building homes in Mexico

Local teens, Michelle VandenHaak and Sophia Bradbury, will be hosting a huge garage sale Aug. 16 to raise funds for a life-changing trip to help build a home for a family in Ensenada, Mexico. The…


Rave reviews for new dog park

It has gone better than planned. The newest dog park in town has been receiving some great feedback from users as the Region works on ironing out concerns. Pelham DOGs member Pam DeFazio, who led…


Canadian Army headed into Niagara

Niagara will soon look like a scene out of the 1984 classic ‘Red Dawn’ as the Canadian military begin their domestic operation. Almost 2,000 troops will be taking part in the training exercise from Aug….


Young happy to be home

It’s been a dream come true for one local hockey player. James Young was heading up camping when he heard the news of a Jr. B team coming to his hometown. “I never thought they’d…