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Enjoy family fun Canal Days at the museum

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Enjoy family fun Canal Days at the museum

The Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival is this weekend and the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum, where it all originated, is offering lots to do for the family. “It’s the 39th annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival and here at the museum is where it all began, we’ve been here all 39 years,” Michelle […]

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POCOMAR: Serving the community on the water

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POCOMAR: Serving the community on the water

If you’ve never been in distress on the water, you may have never heard of POCOMAR. But for those who have needed their assistance, whether it’s because their boat ran aground or became disabled, they quickly learn what the unit is all about. POCOMAR – Port Colborne Marine Auxilliary Rescue – is an all-volunteer, non-profit […]

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Fire safety issues leads to Fire Department action

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Fire safety issues leads to Fire Department action

Numerous fire safety issues has led to 10 residents of 220 – 224 Mitchell St. Port Colborne, a multi unit residential building, being removed and provided with temporary alternative accommodations. In a press release from the City of Port Colborne Thursday July 20/2017, Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Chief Tom Cartwright said “conditions such […]

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Everybody in the community wins at the Lions Club Carnival

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Everybody in the community wins at the Lions Club Carnival

When it comes to supporting the community, the Port Colborne Lions Club has been doing it right since 1922. In the past they have supported the Port Colborne Hospital, the Fire and Emergency Services Department, the Port Colborne Public Library, the Easter Seals Camps and more. This year coming up, they will be supporting an […]

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Tonight’s ‘Moonlight Flick’ moved to August 9

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Tonight’s ‘Moonlight Flick’ moved to August 9

Back to the Future will be playing in the near future, August 9, instead of Wednesday July 12. Moonlight Flicks in Port Colborne, “Five Wednesdays of movies under the stars at H.H. Knoll Lakeview Park,” which began last week has had to move tonight’s event citing approaching inclement weather. Environment Canada has issued a thunderstorm […]

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Port Colborne remembers The Battle of Hong Kong

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Port Colborne remembers The Battle of Hong Kong

Less than a day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese on Dec. 7, 1941, Canadian troops became involved in a major battle, one of the first battles of the Pacific War. On December 8, 1941, Japanese forces attacked Hong Kong, an attack that was in violation against international law as they had […]

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