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Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Point Abino Lighthouse

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Point Abino Lighthouse

This Saturday, June 10, the Point Abino Lighthouse Preservation Society (PALPS) is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Point Abino Lighthouse with tours and special presentations. “There will be speeches by Mayor Wayne Redekop, Anna Annunziata, for Rob Nicholson, Sandy Annunziata, Regional Council, John Maloney, Mayor of Port Colborne, formally  of the federal government, who passed […]

Strike up the bands! It’s summer concert time in Ridgeway!

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Strike up the bands! It’s summer concert time in Ridgeway!

Showcase of Niagara talent begins Sunday June 25 at Ridgeway’s Village Square It’s a sure sign of summer when Ridgeway’s Concerts on the Ridge begins its outdoor concert series. It’s the second season of live entertainment showcasing Niagara talent. The Concerts on the Ridge Series has quickly established itself as the place to be on […]

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Let there be light: Point Abino Lighthouse shines again

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Let there be light: Point Abino Lighthouse shines again

The Point Abino lighthouse has been dark since its decommissioning in 1995, but, thanks to the efforts of the Point Abino Lighthouse Preservation Society, the lighthouse will shine again. On May 1, the light will go on in the lighthouse to relight the light for its 100th anniversary, the lighthouse was built in 1917. “For […]

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Easter Egg Hunts in South Niagara Saturday

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Easter Egg Hunts in South Niagara Saturday

Its Easter weekend and this year the Easter Bunny will be busy leaving eggs to be hunted around several locations in South Niagara Saturday. Welland, Crystal Beach, Pelham and Port Colborne will be hosting their annual hunts Saturday Apr. 15. This year, Port Colborne has changed venues for its event, holding their Easter Eggstravaganza at […]

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Chew On This! event to raise poverty awareness

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Chew On This! event to raise poverty awareness

Events Call for a Rights-Based Approach to the Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy On Monday, October 17, the Niagara Poverty Reduction Network will be participating in Chew on This!, part of Dignity for All: The Campaign for a Poverty Free Canada. Volunteers in over 30 communities across Canada, including six in Niagara, will be raising awareness […]

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Plant-a-Tree Day helps replenish Fort Erie’s tree population

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Plant-a-Tree Day helps replenish Fort Erie’s tree population

The Town of Fort Erie is inviting the community to grab a shovel and participate in Plant-a-Tree Day on Saturday, Oct. 15 at United Empire Loyalist Park (Ott Road) from 10 a.m. to noon. Plant-a-Tree Day is being sponsored by the CN EcoConnexions – From the Ground Up program with a generous contribution of $25,000 […]

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