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COUNCIL NEWS: Old arena sale back on

  BY JOHN CHICK Special to The VOICE While the May 21 Pelham Town Council meeting was dominated by its decision to deny Leviathan’s exemption request to the Interim Control Bylaw, another contentious matter was…



Horwath blasts Ford on health care

Remarks made at St. Catharines public meeting BY GLORIA KATCH Special to the VOICE Tapping into resources and staying connected with communities and municipalities are several of the ways the provincial NDP is “standing up”…


In the wet and thick of it

  I guess if you’re a greenskeeper or farmer, the strategic arrival of steady rain every few days this year has been ideal. For those of you who tend to hit their share of golf…



COLUMN SIX: Love Triangle

Nothing breaks like a heart, and Monkey knows it BY JOHN SWART VOICE Correspondent I see it when they gaze into each other’s eyes, he giving her the unblinking attention that every human craves. The…


Pieces of Our Past: The Fenwick Farmerettes

BY CAROLYN BOTARI Special to the VOICE Cutting asparagus, picking fruit and hoeing potatoes were all farm chores well known to Pelham families. With the call to arms in World War II, a shortage of…


A Little Book About Us: Lenore

  Lenore Born May 23, 1931 St. Catharines My story begins in 1941, when I was 10. I, along with my two baby sisters, lived in a large, two-story house in Fonthill. My mother was…


FACS makes push for volunteer drivers

BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE Shortly following Peter Cuke’s retirement after 47 years as a pastor, he realized he still needed to perform a service for the greater good. “It was also the…


New Business FOCUS: Nailed It!

BY KATHRYN HRYCUSKO Special to the VOICE Nestled in Fonthill’s Uptown Square strip plaza, Unique Nail and Spa opened its doors for business at its grand opening this past Saturday. Visitors were invited to view…