mayor

Starting gates fill for election races

Rev. Paul MacNeil is breathing easier after Nomination Day last Friday. The candidate for the Niagara District Catholic School Board stood unopposed. His is one of two acclamations in Pelham. The other is Derrick Fournier…


Mayoral candidates debate October 8

Three-way race for mayor

Two political newcomers, Mark Bay and Zachary Junkin, are challenging two-term  incumbent Dave Augustyn for the town’s top job. “The mayoral election campaign is about proven leadership and I am pleased that people have an…


Mayoral candidates debate October 8

YMCA seeks partnership with the Town of Pelham

Members of YMCA Niagara were at Town Council Tuesday night to discuss the potential partnership regarding the building of a multi-faceted community centre. Niagara Volunteer Board Chair Leanne Standryk and CEO Janet St. Amand gave…


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…


Municipal elections looming

Pelham has its first race underway in the 2014 municipal election. With Coun. Jim Lane filing his nomination papers to run in Ward 1 last week, there are now three candidates for the two town…