Eighth annual DeVries Strawberry Social fundraiser

BY VOICE STAFF DeVries Fruit Farm will hold its eighth annual strawberries and ice cream fundraiser this Saturday, June 16, raising money for Pelham Cares. “We started off donating to Pelham Cares for the first…




COLUMN SIX: Fly the holy skies

Considering what could have been BY DON RICKERS Special to the VOICE I missed my calling. For 35 years I worked in education…as a teacher, university recruitment officer, boarding school administrator and housemaster, and headmaster…


School food program raises $32,000

E. L. Crossley student honoured with award BY VOICE STAFF Niagara Nutrition Partners (NNP) held its eighth breakfast gala last Thursday morning at Amici’s Banquet and Conference Centre, raising $32,000 in a fundraiser for the…


Crossley scholars head to US

  Athletes leaving for Harvard, Columbia, other schools BY VOICE STAFF Eight graduating students from E.L. Crossley Secondary School will be heading south of the border on athletic scholarships this fall, the latest crop from…


Meridian’s $1 million is $40,000, 25 times

Payment schedule lasts until 2043, community centre name purchase is in perpetuity BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE [Updated with link to complete naming rights agreement.] Some two months after a Freedom of Information request for…


Veteran sports reporters create own website

  Bernie Puchalski and Bill Potrecz leave the Standard for greener digital pastures BY VOICE STAFF On a recent Monday morning, Bernie Puchalski and Bill Potrecz, the founders, editors, and reporters of BPSN, a new…


PROVINCIAL ELECTION 2018—The closing arguments

    The Voice reached out to the three major party candidates, and the Green candidate, in Niagara West, offering them an opportunity to tell the voters in their own words why they and their…