Robotics team brings home more hardware

It was an early start for the Lego da Vincis robotics team on Saturday morning, as they headed to the East Provincials tournament at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa.   Forty…



Kinsmen searching for top citizen nominees

Seventeen years ago, it began as a small dinner with club members and the winner. Today the Fonthill and District Kinsmen Citizen of the Year Award is a major award program in Pelham. Each year…


Green Team cleans up, staff says

  An inter-departmental staff team urges town council to create a Green Team. Saskia Holditch said, in a presentation to council Monday, they found the town could improve on recycling at events. The suggestion grew…


Auditors watch for estimates

The Town of Pelham will have similar areas of risk as the previous year, auditor Trevor Ferguson of Deloitte told council Monday night.  “We are looking for fraud and looking for rounded numbers. Some other…


Cyclone hockey seeking repeat

The defending ‘AA’ SOSSA champions are looking to repeat with some new faces on the roster. Captain Danny Gearing has been impressed by the Cyclones quick start, but says there is much work to be…


Used tools can build new lives

A Guatemalan farmer will use a rock to hammer in a fence post. “He just doesn’t have the tools to do the job,” said Ben Obdeyn of Pelham, a Wells of Hope volunteer. The retired…


Year of volunteers

Over the course of the past year, much has changed in the Town of Pelham. New residents, new events and new businesses have came together to form a growing community.  That growth, through new development…


Behind the lens

After nearly a decade in Pelham, Claudia Aubertin still has the passion behind the lens. Getting into cameras and the possibilities surrounding them at an early age, she continued to grow her talent as years…