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Purse-a-Palooza leads to donation to Port Cares

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Purse-a-Palooza leads to donation to Port Cares

Joanne Kovach, owner of Classi Cuts in Port Colborne, looked no further than her own closet for her fundraising idea which brought in $1,706 which was donated to Port Cares Reach Out Food Centre Monday. Purse-a-Palooza happened when she looked in her closet and noted she had old purses that could be cleaned up and […]

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Algoma announces agreement to acquire ocean going self-unloaders

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Algoma announces agreement to acquire ocean going self-unloaders

Algoma Central Corporation is pleased to announce last Tuesday Nov. 10/2015 that its wholly owned subsidiary, Algoma Shipping Ltd., has reached an agreement with Klaveness Selfunloaders AS, a subsidiary of Klaveness Ship Holding AS to purchase the ocean going panamax self-unloaders MV Balchen and MV Baldock.  Marbulk Shipping Ltd., 50% owned by Algoma, also reached an […]

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Seniors Shredding Day leads to donation for Pelham Cares

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Seniors Shredding Day leads to donation for Pelham Cares

Pelham Cares received a $100 donation from Safestor and Seniors on the Move from a recent “Seniors Shredding Day” held at SafeStor. Seniors could bring boxes of documents for shredding to SafeStor, the $5 (Normally  $6) per box was donated to Pelham Cares. “Events such as this emphasize the importance of safely disposing of our […]

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Email scam targets Niagara businesses

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The NRPS Central Fraud Unit is warning local businesses, particularly businesses that deal with foreign suppliers or foreign businesses, about an ongoing email scam. In this version of the scam, the fraudsters send an email, which appears to be from one of the company’s employees, to the company controller or accountant requesting a bill payment […]

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Knowledge focus needed to transform Niagara’s economy, says new Brock policy brief

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Knowledge focus needed to transform Niagara’s economy, says new Brock policy brief

Niagara needs to develop a “knowledge” economy that would build on the region’s strengths, says a new policy brief from the Niagara Community Observatory. In it’s brief, titled “Moving Niagara Towards a Knowledge Economy,” the Brock University research group says that while Niagara has strengths in agriculture, tourism and as a border community, manufacturing enterprises […]

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Brock welcomes new PenFinancial scholarship aimed at Niagara area high school graduates

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Brock welcomes new PenFinancial scholarship aimed at Niagara area high school graduates

Brock University is pleased by the generous creation of the PenFinancial Credit Union Community Leadership Scholarship, which will be given to a first-year Brock undergraduate student who demonstrates leadership and commitment to volunteerism in the Niagara community. The new scholarship was announced in a ceremony Monday at the main Brock campus in St. Catharines, by […]

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