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Green art showcased

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Students from Port Colborne’s two high schools were challenged to think outside the box and explore what being green means to them for the fifth annual Green Art Show held over the weekend. And they were challenged to express it an environmentally-friendly way, said Doug Carter of Community Artists Niagara. He said students from Port […]

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Big change in beachwear over time

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Big change in beachwear over time

Beachwear 100 years ago was quite different than it is today, and people will see just how different when Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum opens its doors for the season on Thursday, May 1. Museum curator Stephanie Powell Baswick said the beach exhibit is called Exposed and features photos from glass plates donated by […]

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An evening of art

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An evening of art

Take in the sights and sounds of creativity as artists fill the streets of Port Colborne during the fourth Art Crawl this June. There will be art on sidewalks and in store windows, hands-on art activities, music, dance, and surprises all in store in the downtown core on the first Saturday of summer, June 21. […]

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Protecting the dunes

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The Great Lakes basin is home to the largest system of freshwater sand dunes in the world, reaching up to 30 metres in height and playing host to plants and animal species not found elsewhere. “We have the highest dunes outside of Cape Cod (Massachusetts),” said Albert Garofalo, Bert Miller Nature Club’s Lake Erie Coast […]

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Restoring the shoreline

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Bert Miller Nature Club is hosting a beach grass planting Tuesday, April 22 at Humberstone Centennial Beach Park in Port Colborne to celebrate Earth Day. The grass planting, which takes place at 10:30 a.m., is a way to restore the beach’s topography and natural shoreline, says Albert Garofalo, Bert Miller Nature Club’s Lake Erie Coast […]

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Easter egg hunt Saturday in Port

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Easter egg hunt Saturday in Port

Easter egg hunt at Roselawn  

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