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Crossley annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser this Saturday

On Saturday February 4, the E. L. Crossley Secondary School rowing team will be holding its 21st annual pasta dinner fundraiser. This is the 12-time national winning team’s major fundraiser, which allows them to buy…



My Despicable Deed

50 years on, restitution, forgiveness still hoped for BY NICK SALTARELLI Special to the VOICE In 1965 I was a 13-year-old paperboy delivering The Welland Evening Tribune. I’d inherited the route from my older brother…


Maple Acre Library, reborn

THAT NEW BUILDING SMELL Just a few days into its new reincarnation, the Maple Acre library branch is pulling in the patrons. From top, Development Coordinator Melanie Taylor-Ridgeway and Library CEO Kirk Weaver are happy…



Mayor to Council: Email to DSBN was no apology

By VOICE STAFF Shortly after our January 25 issue hit the streets last week, Pelham Mayor David Augustyn sent an email to Pelham Town Council to address the revelation that he had sent what some…


Commentary/Letters to the Editor, 1 Feb 2017

COMMENTARY/Larry Coté Titans of Ego It is generally accepted that effective leadership requires those who assume such positions to have a healthy ego. If that axiom be true then both Canada and the United States…


Pelham mayor’s email to DSBN: Entire text

By VOICE STAFF In this week’s edition, the Voice reports on a recent decision by the District School Board of Niagara to revise its policies on the renaming of schools. This decision comes in the…



DSBN to change renaming policy

Freedom of Information request reveals email from Mayor David Augustyn to Board trustee By ZACH JUNKIN, Special to the VOICE At a district School Board of Niagara Policy Committee meeting held on Tuesday, January 17,…