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Crystal meth and heroin seized in Port Colborne

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Crystal meth and heroin seized in Port Colborne

A 27 year old Port Colborne man faces multiple charges after Niagara Regional Police arrested and charged him with breaching conditions of his release order. “The Welland Street Crime Unit in its efforts to continually monitor the drug activities in the city of Port Colborne became aware of a male involved in the sale of […]

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Good time at Fair Trade Soiree

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Good time at Fair Trade Soiree

Close to 100 people came out for the recent Fair Trade Soiree at Roselawn Centre, said Port Colborne Fair Trade committee member Rosemary Armstrong. Armstrong said the event, held Friday, May 23, was to celebrate five years of being a Fair Trade city. Port Colborne was the first in Ontario to become a fair trade […]

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Laumann shares her story

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Laumann shares her story

It took six years for Silken Laumann to write her autobiography, Unsinkable. “I’ve never been so afraid of doing something in my life … I kept running out of courage. It was terrifying,” the Canadian Olympian told a packed house at Roselawn Centre Tuesday night. Laumann was the last author for the Readings at the […]

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Truck crashes through store

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Truck crashes through store

No one was injured when a truck crashed through a set of windows at an Avondale store in Port Colborne Tuesday afternoon. Niagara Regional Police said the driver of the truck, a 63-year-old man, was attempting to park when his shoe became stuck on the gas pedal. His truck, a full size Dodge, went through […]

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Search and rescue exercise on Lake Erie

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Search and rescue exercise on Lake Erie

There’s no way other than learning by doing, the commander of Port Colborne Marine Auxiliary Rescue (POCOMAR) unit said Sunday. “You can study in classroom sessions all winter long, but until you hit the water and are asked to do something or tasked, that’s when everything kicks in … where you work together,” said Scott […]

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Golf tournament raises funds for POCOMAR

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Golf tournament raises funds for POCOMAR

There’s still space for golfers to take part in the sixth annual Jim Gram Tribute Golf Tournament. The tournament, to be held Saturday, June 7 at Whisky Run Golf Course, is a fundraiser for Port Colborne Marine Auxiliary Rescue (POCOMAR) unit. POCOMAR is an all volunteer Canadian Coast Guard auxiliary unit operating on eastern Lake […]

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