Letter to the Editor: Driving around Pelham

I haven’t had many issues driving around Pelham because I have been avoiding the whole area like the plague. I will say that the couple of times I’ve driven through town have been down right…


Discussing issues 266 times and counting

I believe that a huge part of my service as your mayor depends on two-way communication about issues and challenges facing Pelham and Niagara. Part of that communication involves my weekly / bi-weekly columns. I…


Town stretches rec department

The town will turn one job into two with a reorganization of the Recreation, Culture and Wellness department. Chief administrative office Darren Ottaway told town council last week the change means a conversion of a…


Pelham teens building homes in Mexico

Local teens, Michelle VandenHaak and Sophia Bradbury, will be hosting a huge garage sale Aug. 16 to raise funds for a life-changing trip to help build a home for a family in Ensenada, Mexico. The…


Rave reviews for new dog park

It has gone better than planned. The newest dog park in town has been receiving some great feedback from users as the Region works on ironing out concerns. Pelham DOGs member Pam DeFazio, who led…


Canadian Army headed into Niagara

Niagara will soon look like a scene out of the 1984 classic ‘Red Dawn’ as the Canadian military begin their domestic operation. Almost 2,000 troops will be taking part in the training exercise from Aug….


Young happy to be home

It’s been a dream come true for one local hockey player. James Young was heading up camping when he heard the news of a Jr. B team coming to his hometown. “I never thought they’d…


Woodlands of Sunset honour movie stars

Dressed in spectacular attire, the residents at Woodlands of Sunset prepared themselves for the first Hollywoodland award ceremony. The awards, to honour those who participated and acted in the Niagara Region video on what to…


Just for the Peaches

There was no better way to celebrate summer than savouring locally grown fruit, which took centre-stage at the Country Christmas Store’s “Just for the Peaches” event this past week. The must-see event featured the best…


Fonthill man killed in collision

On Monday, police requested the assistance of the public in locating 70-year-old Mike Georgiev, who was reported missing by his family members. Police followed up leads and concentrated their search in the Port Colborne where…