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Lots of family fun at St. George Family Day

Lots of family fun at St. George Family Day

St. George Park in Welland was alive with fun for all families Sunday August 20/2017 at the annual St. George Family Day. Fun activities for the kids was the main focus at the event featuring pool activities, games, a bubbleologist, and a presentation about dinosaurs. The evening concluded with family fireworks. Formed over 50 years […]

Solar eclipse Monday precautions and closures

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Solar eclipse Monday precautions and closures

A solar eclipse will be experienced throughout North America Monday August 21/2017. In the Niagara region, the eclipse should be in effect between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Viewing a solar eclipse without appropriate eye protection can lead to permanent eye damage from the infrared and ultraviolet radiation emitted from the sun. A news release […]

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Vintage RC aircraft take to the skies at Marshville Airpark

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Vintage RC aircraft take to the skies at Marshville Airpark

The skies over Marshville Airpark had vintage RC aircraft from the early days of flight to 1939 showing their stuff Saturday August 19/2017 as the Rose City Model Flyers held their 7th annual Vintage Wings Fly-In. Aviation aficionados of all ages participated in the event, watching different models in flight, talking about aircraft and sharing […]

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Port Colborne remembers the Dieppe Raid

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Port Colborne remembers the Dieppe Raid

On August 19, 1942, 75 years ago, about 5,000 Canadian soldiers took part in what has become known as the bloodiest single day for the Canadian military in the Second World War. The Dieppe Raid was an attempt by Allied Forces to capture a port on the northern coast of France. The raid was a […]

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City delegation returns from Ottawa encouraged by constructive meetings

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City delegation returns from Ottawa encouraged by constructive meetings

A delegation of elected officials and senior staff from the City of Welland met with provincial and federal officials this week at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference in Ottawa. Welland’s delegation was comprised of Mayor Frank Campion, several Councillors, Director of Economic Development Dan Degazio, and Chief Administrative Officer Gary Long. Welland […]

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Cause identified in Windshield King fire

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Cause identified in Windshield King fire

The cause of last Thursday’s fire at the Windshield King in Welland was revealed as accidental. “The cause is accidental and the source has been identified as an electrical appliance,” said Adam Eckhart, Deputy Fire Chief City of Welland Fire and Emergency Services Department Wednesday August 16/2017. Welland firefighters with mutual assistance from the Town […]

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