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Port Colborne receives award for Sledge Hockey support

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Port Colborne receives award for Sledge Hockey support

The City of Port Colborne received an inaugural award at the Women’s Sledge Hockey of Canada’s annual general meeting the last weekend of August. “At the Women’s Sledge Hockey of Canada’s Annual General Meeting on Saturday, August 26, 2017 in Newmarket, ON, Christina Picton, member of the National Sledge Hockey Team, presented the City of […]

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Local country artist releases first album

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Local country artist releases first album

For Dean Young, there is a lot of musical history in his family, so, it is was natural that he would find himself interested in music. Originally born and raised in Port Colborne, Young now resides in Fort Erie. “I was raised in a very musical family,” Young said. “My father Bazil and his brother […]

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Port Museum hosts third annual First Friday event

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Port Museum hosts third annual First Friday event

The Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum is holding a special party on Friday Sept. 1/2017. They will be hosting their third annual First Friday event. “This year we chose the theme ‘Moonlight Masquerade’ as our theme to tie in how Sailors would have used the stars as a navigation tool,” Abbey Stansfield, the museum’s […]

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Families enjoy Sherkston Canada 150 Block Party

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Families enjoy Sherkston Canada 150 Block Party

There was music, food and fun for all Sunday August 27/2017 at the Sherkston Community Block Party Canada 150 Celebration. This year the annual block party at the Sherkston Community Centre combined with the Grace United Brethern Church open house in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday. The event featured live music by Strictly Hip and […]

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Port Colborne remembers the Dieppe Raid

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Port Colborne remembers the Dieppe Raid

On August 19, 1942, 75 years ago, about 5,000 Canadian soldiers took part in what has become known as the bloodiest single day for the Canadian military in the Second World War. The Dieppe Raid was an attempt by Allied Forces to capture a port on the northern coast of France. The raid was a […]

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Joe Crawford’s Concerts in the Park help people in need

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Joe Crawford’s Concerts in the Park help people in need

Local entertainer Joe Crawford was anxious to get going Tuesday August 15/2017, the evening rain cleared just in time for him to do something he loves, sing for a crowd and help the community. This year, he is holding a series of three concerts in King George Park in Port Colborne to share some free […]

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