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Port Community Garden celebrates first growing season

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Port Community Garden celebrates first growing season

Everything is coming up vegetables? Yes, vegetables in the new Port Colborne Lockview Park Community Garden. A planting Launch BBQ took place on Wednesday, June 7 with a free BBQ. To celebrate the first planting season, Tender Cuts was serving free hot dogs and families were given a free sample of Iron Earth. Iron Earth […]

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Fruits and veggies getting a boost with kids at Port Market

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Fruits and veggies getting a boost with kids at Port Market

To celebrate the launch of Healthy Kids Community Challenge’s Third Theme – Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit took place at the Port Colborne Farmer’s Market on Friday, June 9. Port Colborne’s Theme Three launch of Niagara’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge, Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit is in partnership with the Port Colborne Farmer’s […]

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Spring has Sprung at the new Community Garden in Lockview Park

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Spring has Sprung at the new Community Garden in Lockview Park

The new Lockview Park Community Garden will spring to life on the evening of June 7, 2017 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. as friends and families gather to sow seeds and enjoy a free bar-b-q by Tender Cuts. Lockview Park is located between Chestnut Park and Lakeshore Catholic High School. Everyone is welcome. This will […]

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Lions celebrate 100 years of community service

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Lions celebrate 100 years of community service

Flag raised in Port Colborne to celebrate anniversary The Lions Club is celebrating this June, 100 years of service to their communities. In Port Colborne Thursday June 1 the Lions flag marking the anniversary was raised in celebration. “The Lions are celebrating 100 years of service to their communities. To commemorate this accomplishment, the Lions […]

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NDP MPP demands Wynne stop planned closure of five hospitals

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NDP MPP demands Wynne stop planned closure of five hospitals

Wednesday May 31 MPP for Welland Cindy Forster was joined by the Ontario Health Coalition and the Niagara Health Coalition to demand that Premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberals stop their plan to close five hospitals in the Niagara region. The group brought more than 2,500 letters from community members urging the government to immediately […]

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Intense training for POCOMAR crews during annual SAREX

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Intense training for POCOMAR crews during annual SAREX

Intense. That’s how Norm Dashwood, commander of Port Colborne Marine Auxiliary Rescue (POCOMAR) unit, described it as a Royal Canadian Air Force CH-146 Griffon hovered within 10 metres or less of the unit’s main vessel, P1, Saturday afternoon on Lake Erie. The helicopter, from 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron at 8 Wing/CFB Trenton, had lowered […]

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