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Sunday, August 1, 2021

REFLECTIONS OF A NATURALIST | Rattlesnakes in Pelham?

A while ago I heard a tantalizing rumour: on a rural property in Fenwick a rattlesnake had been spotted. It was, according to the...

Sweets are in, sours to follow

Wild spring weather results in delicious crop of cherries Bill Duffin, owner of Duffin Farms, characterized it as a “rollercoaster ride.” He’s referring to the spring...

Parry Sound journal—thoughts while kayaking

Day One – An idle mind turns to philosophy Paddling alone in the clear waters of Georgian Bay and area for a few days was...

Food insecurity affects 50,000 in Niagara

Small Scale Farms advocates food hubs over food banks Renee Delaney is the owner and founder of Small Scale Farms, on Lundy’s Lane in Allanburg,...

Something for everyone on Canada Day in Pelham

The Town of Pelham and the Niagara Region are running a large number of events, activities and contests for Pelham residents to engage in...

A double life

I have been terrifically moved to read of the experiences of Mr. Trent Crick and Mr. Tyler Cook over the last weeks, so much...

“Don’t call me a hero”

Nurse wants concrete action to improve mental health of front line workers For nurse Annie Mazmanian, the last 17 years of her career have contained...

GROWING UP GAY | A boy lost, then found

BY TYLER COOK Special to the VOICE I thought long and hard about how to approach this autobiographical examination of a gay kid in the ‘80s...

50 for 50—Unique ultra-distance library fundraiser

Ladies. Imagine your 50th birthday is this August, and after 18 months of Covid, there’s a hint that the world may be opening up....

A walk among the giants

Two and a half centuries ago, unbroken old-growth forests covered nearly all of Pelham. Pelham’s ancient woods were made up of giant trees that...