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Winter storm warning issued for Niagara

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Winter storm warning issued for Niagara

  Prepare yourself for hazardous driving conditions tonight into Wednesday, says Environment Canada. The weather agency issued a storm warning Tuesday afternoon for much southern Ontario and says it could bring between 15 and 25 centimetres of snow, along with freezing rain just north of Lake Erie Tuesday night. “An intensifying low pressure from Kansas […]

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Niagara Regional Police make arrests at checkpoints

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Niagara Regional Police make arrests at checkpoints

Niagara Regional Police made one arrest for drug possession and another for alcohol impairment at RIDE checkpoints in Niagara Falls Saturday, Feb. 8. Police had checkpoints set up in the city and Chippawa, and stopped about 450 vehicles. Of those, 14 drivers were required to provide breath samples. Twelve Provincial Offence Notices were issued by […]

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Two arrested in connection with alleged assault on boy

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Two arrested in connection with alleged assault on boy

Niagara Regional Police have charged two Welland residents in connection with a serious assault on a two-year-old boy in mid-January. On January 18, police and Niagara EMS were called to a Welland address regarding a child in medical distress. Police said a two-year-old was found with a serious head injury and transported to hospital. Shortly after […]

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No impaired drivers arrested say Niagara Regional Police

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No impaired drivers arrested say Niagara Regional Police

  More than 400 vehicles were stopped by Niagara Regional Police at RIDE checkpoints in Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake on Super Bowl Sunday. Police, in a release, said no impaired drivers were arrested at either checkpoint. Earlier in the day though, at a checkpoint in St. Catharines, five drivers underwent breathalyzer exams, but none were found […]

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Niagara Regional Police to conduct RIDE checkpoints

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Niagara Regional Police to conduct RIDE checkpoints

Niagara Regional Police will be out in full force with R.I.D.E. checkpoints throughout the region on Super Bowl Sunday. In a release, police said impaired driving is still the leading cause of criminal death in Canada. “Impaired motorists place everyone’s safety at risk by drinking and driving on Ontario roads and highways with thousands of […]

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Support for Skydive Burnaby withdrawn

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Support for Skydive Burnaby withdrawn

Wainfleet council rescinded a decision to grant $40,000 to help Skydive Burnaby in its legal battle with Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc. over two wind turbines near the facility. “It’s been a pretty big issue … a very divided issue,” said Mayor April Jeffs Tuesday night. Two weeks ago it saw residents pack council chambers and make […]

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