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Crossley students join province-wide walkout

  Thousands in Ontario protest Ford government’s proposed changes to education BY KATHRYN HRYCUSKO Special to the VOICE Students at E. L. Crossley Secondary School joined thousands of students across Ontario last Wednesday afternoon who…


Pelham Town Council news: Budget, library, pot

Budget passes after MCC report scrutinized BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE The Town of Pelham finally passed its 2019 operating budget at the April 1 council meeting, but it didn’t come without some…



COLUMN SIX: Hardest thing in my life

Wait, is Harold in the ditch again? BY JOHN SWART VOICE Correspondent Do you remember the iconic EDS commercial about herding cats? The one where the grizzled cowboy, salty sweat and dirt on his leather…


Kids fill truck full of books, safety

  BY GLORIA J. KATCH Special to the VOICE The local firefighting community and the Grade 8 student council of Glynn A. Green School just received a symbolic feather in their caps for their recent…


Jeff Yungblut still bringing community together

  BY KATHRYN HRYCUSKO Special to the VOICE Friends and family of Jeff Yungblut came together this past weekend at the Thorold Arena to participate in a memorial hockey tournament held in his name.  Nearly…


Garden centre kicks off weekly seminars

BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE Gardens are funny, often time-consuming things. Some might say they’re an extension of your home or lifestyle, but they’re often overlooked. The possibilities one has in their backyard…


Resident says Town on hook for moths

  BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE With experts predicting another severe gypsy moth season in Niagara, one Fonthill homeowner is up in arms over the Town of Pelham’s past inaction, in his view,…