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Reception recognizes local WWII vets

Rounds of applause from family, friends and Legion members filled the Fonthill legion hall Sunday. More than 30 Second World War veterans received lapel pins and certificates of appreciation from the Canadian government as part…


Council gives nod to hotel study

Town council Monday approved a feasibility study into whether a hotel is appropriate on town owned land in East Fonthill. It awarded contract “not to exceed $20,352” to PKF Hospitality and Tourism Business Advisors. Town…


Wired for success

The home club built off past success at the DSBN Electrical Wiring Challenge at E.L. Crossley last week. Brad Kelly, Danny Gearing and Josh Loewen swept the competition and will receive their medals at the DSBN Skills…


Ribfest feeds companion dog program

The smell of barbecued ribs hung in the Centennial Park air last weekend for the Fabulous Fenwick Lions annual Ribfest. It fed more than 140 people, and raised funds for organizations across Niagara and throughout…



Community Support Services offering free meals

Community Support Services of Niagara (CSSN) announced today that it will be delivering two free frozen meals to anyone that initiates service in the Meals on Wheels program as a special promotion until the end…


Nicaragua trip planned for Pelham church

A team of seventeen from Pelham Community Church will fly to Managua on March 13 for quite the adventure. As Fair Trade Service Learners, they will be partnering with Companeros in Nicaragua to learn more…


Fonthill resident wins $116,753

Congratulations to David Baker of Fonthill, winner of $116,753.80 from the January 28, 2015 LOTTO 6/49 draw. “I’m closer to believing it now,” said David while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to claim…


Book sale has calming effect

Stay calm and buy books. Pelham Public Library is cashing in on the “Stay Calm” craze to promote its weeklong March used book sale. “Stay calm and read,” “stay calm with a book” and similar…