pelham

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…


Biktoberfest roars on Saturday

This year Bruce Bissell has to worry about road construction as well as weather for the 12th annual Biktoberfest. If the weather is good as predicted, he expects more than 11,000 to attend the Fenwick…


Architect has designs on community centre

Petroff Achitects won out over three other firms to design a multi-purpose community centre for Pelham. Town council approve the recommendation from its staff and its architectural design advisory committee at its regular meeting Monday….


Back-to-back OFSAA wins for Collie

Keagin Collie was determined to climb the podium at the OFSAA championships this year in Windsor. After capturing wrestling gold in last year’s tournament, she defeated Alexia Sherland of Sandwood Heights to repeat as OFSAA…


Rain storm muddies the fest

Mother Nature received a round of applause from competitors in the second Mudfest Challenge of the year.  A downpour just hours before made life miserable, chilly and exciting for those who took on the six…


Ivy Coast nominated for three music awards

Greg Mashinter feels pretty good. His band Ivy Coast is nominated in three categories for the Niagara Music Awards. Ivy Coast is nominated for Album of the Year, New Group of the Year and Music…


Bandshell concerts end good season

Another summer concert series was in the books for the Fonthill Bandshell Committee as Robin Banks sang the last song for 2014. With a wide variety of music, the concert series has risen in popularity…


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…


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…


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…