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Ridgeway Summer Festival fun continues Sunday

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Ridgeway Summer Festival fun continues Sunday

The fun continues Sunday at the Downtown Ridgeway Summer Festival. Featuring over 150 different displays, there’s lots to do for the family. “Leading up to this event, we had a wonderful pickle ball demonstration,” Marge Ott, Ridgeway BIA chair said Saturday. “On Thursday we did a ‘Paint Night’ in downtown Ridgeway.” “And here we are […]

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Wasn’t that a party? Huge crowds celebrate Canada 150

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Wasn’t that a party? Huge crowds celebrate Canada 150

Across South Niagara Canada 150 Committees were enjoying the fruits of their hard labour as huge crowds came out at every event to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. “What a wonderful day,” Fort Erie Mayor Wayne Redekop said after the parade in Ridgeway. “I can’t remember having parades in Ridgeway in the past, except those associated […]

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Celebrating Canada’s 150th; events in South Niagara

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Celebrating Canada’s 150th; events in South Niagara

Municipalities throughout South Niagara are laying it on big this year for Saturday’s Canada 150 celebrations. Canada 150 Celebrations: Wainfleet: Wainfleet’s Canada Day celebrations will be centred around the Town Hall and Arena complexes from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Marshville Heritage Village will be open, there’s a free BBQ, street dance, kids activities and […]

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Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Point Abino Lighthouse

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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 […]

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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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