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Pelham stands pat in election

It wasn’t time for a change in Pelham. Voters re-elected Mayor Dave Augustyn, five of six councillors and regional councillor Brian Baty in Monday’s civic election. Augustyn, who took 53.6% of the vote, said he…


Election results

Mayor: Dave Augustyn Ward 1: Marvin Junkin and Richard Rybiak Ward 2: Catherine King and Gary Accursi Ward 3: John Durley and Peter Papp Regional Councillor: Brian Baty DSBN: Dale Robinson French Separate: Jules Letourneau


Mayoral candidates debate October 8

Election Edition: Candidates final word

Every candidate was asked why residents should vote for them in the upcoming election. Below are the results. Mayoral candidates: “The people of Pelham want to be heard. They are tired of the lip service…



Mayoral candidates field questions

It was experience versus change in the Pelham mayoral debate last week. Dave Augustyn cited eight years of improvements overseen by town council. Mark Bay and Zachary Junkin said it was time for change. More…


Larry Frost modifies Ward 2 bid

Ward 2 candidate Larry Frost has not hit the campaign trail for a reason. He is recovering from bypass surgery after his second heart attack on Sept. 1. The 59-year-old father of two, said in…


Anthony Annunziata seeks regional seat

Regional council is not very effective in making decisions to carry the Niagara Region into the future, says one of three candidates for Pelham’s regional council seat. Anthony Annunziata said regional councillors tend to make…


Bill Heska seeks Ward 3 seat

A lack of openness with the community promoted Bill Heska to run for town council is Ward 3. Heska, 65, filed his nomination papers on deadline to enter the ward race against incumbents John Durley…


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…