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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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Bridges CHC showcasing services during Community Health & Wellbeing Week

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Bridges CHC showcasing services during Community Health & Wellbeing Week

During Community Health and Wellbeing Week (September 26 – October 1), Bridges Community Health Centre (CHC) will showcase how its services and programs respond to the needs of people living in Fort Erie, Port Colborne, and Wainfleet, through a number of health and wellness programs, including: Fort Erie Site (1485 Garrison Rd, call to register […]

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Combined UWay goal of $1.8 Million directly supports community

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Combined UWay goal of $1.8 Million directly supports community

Last Thursday the United Way South Niagara kicked off its 2016 campaign with a few differences. The United Way South Niagara and the United Way of Niagara Falls and Greater Fort Erie are approaching the annual campaign together. Their goal is to raise $1.8 million to be invested in the communities. “We are simply strategically […]

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