COLUMN SIX: In autumn, the day rules

BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE In each season there is a best time of the day to take a walk. Winter owns the night. Most people rise and go to work before the sun has…


Group says residents should control audit

Remove Council from process, says Pelham DEBT BY VOICE STAFF Pelham’s finances were again the subject of discussion at Niagara Regional Council, this time at its regular meeting last Thursday evening. After a long wait…


Pelham motorcyclist arrested

Police seek public’s help in identifying other cases of alleged reckless driving BY VOICE STAFF In June, the Niagara Regional Police Service reports that it began receiving numerous calls from the residents of Pelham about…


Fonthill woman objects to Welland Boys exclusion

Organizers refuse to sell tickets to females; group votes to uphold ban for future dinners BY VOICE STAFF The Welland Boys Reunion, an annual evening of reminiscing held for current and former Welland residents, had…



In the air and on the ground

Local duo recall their role in the Silver Dart replica BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE Ray Larson and Doug Jermyn were sitting in Larson’s Fonthill living room, trying to talk about the time that they…


Wild about horses

Mike Tucker looks back—and ahead BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE In more than 40 years of working with horses, Mike Tucker has only once been truly afraid. One day in 1985, acquired a horse that…


Public meeting held on East Fenwick planning

Residents push back against development that “can’t be stopped” BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE Less than three weeks after a contentious public meeting regarding plans for the Pelham Arena site, Town planning staff held another…



Special Olympics fundraising dinner packs Pen Lakes

BY VOICE STAFF   The entire restaurant—and most of the patio—at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club was filled last Wednesday evening with attendees at a fundraising dinner for the Welland/Pelham Special Olympics Community. This year’s event…