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Guided cemetery tours focus on Welland Canal construction

Guided cemetery tours focus on Welland Canal construction

This weekend join a guided tour of local cemeteries, learn about some of the people who were part of the history of the Welland Canal. “The Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial Task Force is hosting guided cemetery tours on the civic holiday long weekend to share stories of the fallen workers who died during construction […]

Fire Safety poster contest winners announced

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Fire Safety poster contest winners announced

A contest that originated in Port Colborne spread to six other municipalities in Niagara. Six fire departments came together for a poster contest offered to school age children through the schools. The message, Fire Safety. “It started out as a contest in Port Colborne,” Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Fire Prevention Officer Scott Lawson […]

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April Jeffs is hoping to serve for Niagara Centre at Queen’s Park

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April Jeffs is hoping to serve for Niagara Centre at Queen’s Park

Wainfleet Township Mayor April Jeffs is looking at a future of service at the provincial level. She announced Wednesday March 15 that she is seeking Ontario PC Party nomination in the new provincial Niagara Centre riding. The provincial election is scheduled for June 7/2018. The Niagara Centre Riding replaces the Welland riding which currently has […]

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New Biz: Enviro-Niagara Hearth & Barbecue

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New Biz: Enviro-Niagara Hearth & Barbecue

Politicians, family and friends helped Enviro-Niagara Hearth & Barbecue celebrate its grand opening Thursday Feb. 16. The new business is located at 2255 Hwy. 20, bordering between Welland, Thorold and Pelham. The mayors of all three cities are happy to see the new business and expressed wishes for their success. City of Thorold Mayor Ted […]

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Ontario Paper Thorold Foundation donates $25,000 to Fallen Workers Memorial

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Ontario Paper Thorold Foundation donates $25,000 to Fallen Workers Memorial

The Ontario Paper Thorold Foundation continues its tradition of community development with a donation of $25,000 to the Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial Task Force in honour of 137 men who died building the fourth Welland Canal. Task Force chair Mayor Walter Sendzik, campaign chair Greg Wight, and members of the Task Force thanked the […]

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MPP Cindy Forster welcomes nominations for Leading Girls/Women

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MPP Cindy Forster welcomes nominations for Leading Girls/Women

Do you know of a woman or girl who is making a difference in your community? Cindy Forster, MPP is encouraging local schools and community and volunteer organizations to identify nominees for the Leading Women Leading Girls Building Communities Recognition Program now underway. This would include West St. Catharines, Thorold, Welland, Wainfleet, Port Colborne and […]

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