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Russell Ave. Community Centre to be repainted

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Russell Ave. Community Centre to be repainted

The Russell Avenue Community Centre in St. Catharines will temporarily close while the City freshens up the facility with a new coat of paint. The renovations begin Wednesday, Dec. 6 and includes some minor wall repairs and the painting of the front foyer, lobby, main-floor assembly room and the second-floor meeting room. The Russell Avenue […]

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Service Experts of Niagara raises money for Community Crew

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Service Experts of Niagara raises money for Community Crew

Service Experts of Niagara partnered with Community Crew to help provide lunches for at-risk children in the Niagara community through its first-ever Curl for Kids Bonspiel Fundraiser at the St. Catharine’s Curling Club on Saturday, Nov. 25/2017. Community Crew in St. Catharines offers lunches to children who would not otherwise have one through their Lunch […]

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Cause of Dundee Drive house fire under investigation

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Cause of Dundee Drive house fire under investigation

A late-night house fire in Merritton on Tuesday remains under investigation by the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal. Acting Fire Chief Jeff McCormick said reports of a house fire at 43 Dundee Dr. came in just after 11 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28. “Firefighters responded quickly and found heavy smoke and a fully involved fire […]

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Smoke alarms save St. Catharines family from fire

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Smoke alarms save St. Catharines family from fire

Working smoke alarms saved a family from a late-night fire last week that began in the home’s basement. Acting Fire Chief Jeff McCormick said firefighters responded to the fire call at 5 Wilholme Dr. at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24/2017. McCormick said the fire started when incense burning on a sewing table in the […]

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Affordable housing project breaks ground on National Housing Day

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Affordable housing project breaks ground on National Housing Day

Construction officially began on a new affordable housing building at 111 Church Street in St. Catharines. The ground breaking ceremony was held on National Housing Day Thursday Nov. 22/2017. The project is being built through a partnership between for-profit developer Penn Terra Group Ltd., co-operative financier FirstOntario Credit Union and non-profit housing provider Bethlehem Housing […]

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Museum launches annual Mitten Tree

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Museum launches annual Mitten Tree

The St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre is calling on the community to join in its woolly stand against the cold. From Saturday, Nov. 25/2017 to Sunday, Jan. 7/2018 the museum will collect warm woolly mittens, hats, scarves, socks and other gently used winter clothing for families and children in need through its annual […]

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