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Over $27,000 raised for Community Care and student food bank

Over $27,000 raised for Community Care and student food bank

Students in NC’s Event Management (Graduate Certificate) program celebrated the successful conclusion of the 2018 Many Hands Project at a special ceremony Thursday Apr. 19/2018 at the Niagara-on-the-Lake campus. Now in its 21st year, the annual project sees students in the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Sport support a local community non-profit organization with fundraising, […]

Canal opens for 2018 navigation season this week

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Canal opens for 2018 navigation season this week

The Welland Canal, part of the St. Lawrence Seaway, will be opening officially for the 2018 navigation season on Thursday Mar. 29/2018. The event will be marked in both Port Colborne and St. Catharines with the traditional Top Hat Ceremony. The ceremony in St. Catharines takes place at the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals […]

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Thorold family displaced by house fire

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Thorold family displaced by house fire

A Thorold family has lost their home to a fire at their Turner Rd. residence Wednesday Mar. 14/2018. All members of the family including the pet dog were away from home at the time of the fire and are safe. The Thorold Fire and Emergency Services Department responded to the call to the rural property […]

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Thorold and Welland sign MOU for joint purchasing

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Thorold and Welland sign MOU for joint purchasing

The Mayors and CAOs of the cities of Thorold and Welland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together on joint purchasing and procurement initiatives. Municipalities, as public sector corporations, purchase a lot of goods and services every year such as vehicles, equipment, road salt, paper towels, photocopy paper, toner cartridges, and computers. […]

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Canada 150 awards celebrate community service

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Canada 150 awards celebrate community service

Canada recognized the members of our communities in Niagara Centre who have made an impact in the lives of others through work and volunteerism Saturday Feb. 17/2018. Niagara Centre MP Vance Badawey presented 75 citizens with Canada 150 community services awards at a ceremony at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre. “This is a great […]

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Take care when hiking at Decew Falls

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Take care when hiking at Decew Falls

Visitors to Decew Falls are advised to follow the instructions on newly posted signs and stay on the marked trails. Decew Falls and the nearby Morningstar Mill heritage site are popular destinations for hiking. Newly posted signs in the area warn that the gorge embankment is dangerous. Hikers should not climb or hike down to […]

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