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St. Catharines woman killed in crash

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St. Catharines woman killed in crash

A 25-year-old St. Catharines woman was killed Tuesday after her motorcycle collided with a truck on Effingham St., said Niagara Regional Police. Police, Pelham Fire and Emergency Services and Niagara EMS paramedics all responded to the collision at 6:30 p.m. on Effingham Street, south of Pelham Rd. Investigators determined that a Yamaha R6 motorcycle driven […]

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Niagara residents caught up in international drug trafficking

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Niagara residents caught up in international drug trafficking

Three men from Niagara were among 13 arrested from across southern Ontario after a yearlong investigation into international drug trafficking. Niagara Regional Police arrested and charged then men from Fort Erie, Pelham and Welland as part of Project Roadmaster. In a release, police said its Special Investigation Support Unit began an investigation into the activities […]

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Soldiers clash for control of airport

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Soldiers clash for control of airport

Hidden behind berms and buildings at Niagara Central Airport, a contemporary operating environment force (COEFOR) lay in wait for Canadian, American and British soldiers. Two boats, driven by Canadian Navy members, made their way up the Welland River to a small clearing about a kilometre from the airport in Pelham. Though hidden from direct line […]

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Roads damaged by storm

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Roads damaged by storm

  Wednesday’s severe thunderstorm was taxing on the community, Pelham’s mayor said, with a number of roads flooded out and damaged. The thunderstorm dropped more than 50mm of rain in a two-hour time period in Pelham and saw firefighters responding to a number of flooding-related calls. Mayor Dave Augustyn roadways were affected in Ridgeville and […]

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Garage destroyed by fire

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Garage destroyed by fire

Pelham firefighters spent more than three hours battling a garage fire that also caught a home on fire on Chantler Rd. Thursday evening. Firefighters were first called to 306 Chantler Rd. shortly before 6 p.m. for the report of a garage fire. The first firefighter on scene reported the garage was fully involved and it […]

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