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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 opportunity to review progress to...
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. The Toronto-based firm will receive $1.05...
Playing what’s in their heart, the Mandolin Orchestra of Niagara (MOON) stretches the limits of mandolin sound and technique. Sylvia Hlywka Brabson, a leader in bringing the sound to the region, has conducted the orchestra and choir since its inception...

Pirates show potential in opener

It wasn’t the perfect start to the season for the new Pirates. They fell to the Ancaster Avalanche 6-3 in front of a packed Pelham Arena  They showed signs of improvement since the preseason. The Pirates got on the scoreboard first, with...

Ridgeville is not a hamlet yet

Town council has taken the unusual step of appealing a decision of the town’s committee of adjustment to the Ontario Municipal Board. The committee approved a severance on a property in the northwest corner Effingham Street and Canboro Road. Planner Julie...
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 champion in the girls 67...

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 kilometre course at Bissell’s Hideaway...
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 Video of the Year with...
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 since its launch almost a...
  Faced with battling waves and nasty weather, Bryce Barlow took on a challenge. The 17-year-old crossed Lake Ontario Saturday in a 12-foot sailboat to raise funds for Women’s Place of South Niagara.  Launching from Port Dalhousie and landing in downtown Toronto,...