Roaring success

Fenwick Lion Bruce Bissell calls it the largest Biketoberfest ever. He beamed as he estimated the crowd at 11,000 to 12,000, coming and going Friday night and Saturday. Hundreds of motorcycles lined the long driveway…


Bundle up at library’s fall clothing sale

This week you can strengthen your seasonal wardrobe or work on your retro look at the Pelham Public Library. The library is holding its 3rd annual fall clothing sale at the Fonthill branch until Saturday….


Fenwick Firefighters ramp it up

Bev Peters remembered her father rushing out of the house to help people. Shawn Peters, a Fenwick Volunteer Firefighters Association member, went to fires and accidents but also helped in community projects. When her mother,…


Marvin Junkin seeks Ward 1 seat

Marvin Junkin jumped into the race for a seat in Pelham’s Ward 1 because he hates frivolous spending. The retired North Pelham dairy farmer points to hiring a contractor to trim grass around hydro poles…


Tourney pays for young skaters

One single day paved the way for a handful of children to lace up their skates this year in Pelham. The Diesel Classic, hosted by  Pelham Minor Hockey Association (PMHA) and the Winnicki family, has…


Family run helps Dylan ride

Mike and Jeanette Lewis enjoy making a difference. When they found out about fundraisers for Dylan VanDriel , they combined fun and fundraising in their 5th Annual Pelham Family Run/Walk on Saturday. The VanDriel’s, who…


Remembering the unforgettable

Residents gathered at Hillside Cemetery to honour three local brothers who fought in the War of 1812. The commemoration and dedication of grave markers for Sergeant Mathew Haney, Private James Haney, and Private Leonard Haney,…


Learning commons takes shape

An extensive library transformation at Glynn A. Green Elementary School is nearly two-thirds of the way to its $68,000 goal, thanks to efforts of the school and local community, including a donation today of $5,000…


Fonthill man arrested in Project Roadmaster

In late 2013, members of the Niagara Regional Police (NRP) Special Investigation Support Unit began an investigation into the activities of an International Drug trafficking organization based in the Niagara and Peel Region. The investigation…


Students chalk up Crossley

Last week Crossley art students in grades 11 and 12 teamed up to create and draw 3D illusion chalk art in front of their school. Their teacher, Ms. Wilkinson, wanted the young artists to experience the process of public art…