Three arrested in Welland drug bust

Three arrested in Welland drug bust In March of 2017, members of the Welland Street Crime Unit began an investigation into the alleged sale of heroin…

St. Catharines murder suspect arrested in Kenora

St. Catharines murder suspect arrested in Kenora On March 21, 2017, at approximately 5:15PM CDT, 43 year old Justin Kuijer of St. Catharines was arrested by the…

 

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Whalers ahead 3 – 0 in Russell Cup Championship series over Islanders

Whalers ahead 3 – 0 in Russell Cup Championship series over Islanders

The Niagara Whalers are just one game away from the GMHL Russell Cup Championship, leading the best-of-seven series three games to zero against the Parry Sound Islanders. The Whalers won the third game 10 – 1 Saturday March 25 in Parry Sound. Manny Manns led…

Whalers take second game of Russell Cup Championship series

Whalers take second game of Russell Cup Championship series The Niagara Whalers have taken game two in the best-of-seven GMHL Russell Cup Championship series,…

Game one goes to Whalers in Russell Cup Championship

Game one goes to Whalers in Russell Cup Championship The Niagara Whalers have taken game one in the GMHL Russell Cup Championship series wining…

Niagara Whalers win South Division Championship

Niagara Whalers win South Division Championship The Niagara Whalers have won the GMHL South Division Championship Tuesday Mar. 14, winning four…

Strong support for inter-municipal transit

Strong support for inter-municipal transit

Councils approve recommendations towards consolidated transit service Niagara Region Council has signalled strong support for the future of inter-municipal transit in Niagara by endorsing in principle the creation of a consolidated transit system along with the municipalities of Niagara Falls, St. Catharines and Welland. This…

Public Open House for 2017 municipal drain maintenance program

Public Open House for 2017 municipal drain maintenance program On March 30th, from 7:00pm until 9:00pm the Township of Wainfleet will be holding a…

New process for waiving special event fees

New process for waiving special event fees The City or St. Catharines is rolling out a new process to make it easier…

Hefty fines for fire code violations

Hefty fines for fire code violations All homes must be protected by working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms says St.…

New Biz: Enviro-Niagara Hearth & Barbecue

New Biz: Enviro-Niagara Hearth & Barbecue

Politicians, family and friends helped Enviro-Niagara Hearth & Barbecue celebrate its grand opening Thursday Feb. 16. The new business is located at 2255 Hwy. 20, bordering between Welland, Thorold and Pelham. The mayors of all three cities are happy to see the new business and…

Creative partnership moves Welland Public Library into Seaway Mall

Creative partnership moves Welland Public Library into Seaway Mall Seaway Mall and the Welland Public Library collectively announced their excitement at the news Friday…

Royal LePage Niagara realtors get their hands dirty for Habitat

Royal LePage Niagara realtors get their hands dirty for Habitat When Habitat for Humanity Niagara approached Brad Johnstone, vice president of Royal LePage Niagara Real…

Generosity from Sobeys shoppers leads to big donation for Pelham Cares

Generosity from Sobeys shoppers leads to big donation for Pelham Cares Pelham Cares recently received a donation from Sobeys Fonthill, a generous donation from the store’s…

Parties recalled to bargaining table

Parties recalled to bargaining table

The Niagara Catholic District School Board (NCDSB) and the members of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) Niagara Unit have been called back to the bargaining table. “The provincially appointed mediator has called the parties back to the table to see if they can resolve…

PC Fire Department receives Optimist Respect for Law award

PC Fire Department receives Optimist Respect for Law award The Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Department is this year’s winner of the Respect for…

Strong support for inter-municipal transit

Strong support for inter-municipal transit Councils approve recommendations towards consolidated transit service Niagara Region Council has signalled strong support for…

Be fire safe this Earth Hour

Be fire safe this Earth Hour Are you planning to celebrate Earth Hour Saturday night? Fire Chief Dave Wood urges everyone…

Brock scientist’s patented compound is turning out to be a cancer killer

Brock scientist’s patented compound is turning out to be a cancer killer

Brock University press release – A leading Canadian scientist has developed a synthetic compound that appears to be capable of killing cancer cells while leaving healthy cells intact. Brock University chemist Tomas Hudlicky has created and patented several variations of the compound pancratistatin, which has…

Life-saving procedure now provided in Niagara

Life-saving procedure now provided in Niagara Tom Paolone was grateful when he learned a procedure to repair an aneurysm in his…

A sign of caring

A sign of caring By Melissa Raftis, Niagara Health Communications – It started with feedback from a patient’s family.…

Gene found to cause sudden death in young people

Gene found to cause sudden death in young people Researchers from Canada, South Africa and Italy have identified a new gene that can lead…