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Drowning at Sherkston Shores

Drowning at Sherkston Shores

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at approximately 5:00 pm, Niagara Regional Police responded to a call for assistance at Sherkston Shores Beach Resort in Port Colborne. The response was for a person in the water in possible distress approximately 200 yards from shore. Several agencies including the Niagara Regional Police, Port Colborne Fire Department, Port […]

Evacuation in St Catharines after truck carrying hazardous chemicals overturns

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Evacuation in St Catharines after truck carrying hazardous chemicals overturns

ATTENTION – St. Catharines. Chemical Tanker Truck Overturned – QEW/Martindale Rd. EVACUATION 1 Km radius. More details ASAP Niagara Regional Police are assisting the Ontario Provincial Police with a collision investigation in the area of the Queen Elizabeth Highway (QEW) and Martindale Road in St. Catharines. A tanker truck has overturned in that area. It […]

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Nickel Street – Cause of Fire Results

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Nickel Street – Cause of Fire Results

The Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Department has released the results of the investigation into the fatal December Nickel St. fire.   “At approximately 01:22 hrs. on the morning of December 14, 2016, Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services responded to a reported structure fire at 53 Nickel Street, Port Colborne, Ontario,” the release […]

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A Rose Queen and her new court

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A Rose Queen and her new court

In with the new and out with the old. A new queen has taken her reign along with her new court at the Welland Rose Festival 2017 Coronation Ball held at the Riverstone Event Centre, Friday, June 9. Out going 2016 Rose Queen Jen Marsh on the experience of being Rose Queen for the past […]

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Blue skies for 35th Kacey-Lynn Memorial Jamboree

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Blue skies for 35th Kacey-Lynn Memorial Jamboree

The Kacey-Lynn Memorial Jamboree celebrated its 35th anniversary Sunday, June 4 at Club Richelieu in Welland. The funds raised from the jamboree go towards helping children in need in Niagara who need help with medical supplies/expenses that aren’t covered by OHIP. Mary and Jim Dolan have been heading up the Kacey-Lynn Fundraising Committee for 25 […]

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Port Community Garden celebrates first growing season

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Port Community Garden celebrates first growing season

Everything is coming up vegetables? Yes, vegetables in the new Port Colborne Lockview Park Community Garden. A planting Launch BBQ took place on Wednesday, June 7 with a free BBQ. To celebrate the first planting season, Tender Cuts was serving free hot dogs and families were given a free sample of Iron Earth. Iron Earth […]

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