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Welland family gets keys to their new Habitat home

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Welland family gets keys to their new Habitat home

The dream finally came true for Juan and Luz Pablo and their three children as they opened the door to their brand new home Thursday July 6 during Habitat Niagara’s Home Dedication Ceremony. Built as part of the Habitat/Niagara College partnership, this is the second modular home the students built on campus at the Rankin […]

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Nice weather, good turnout for premier of Welland Supper Market

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Nice weather, good turnout for premier of Welland Supper Market

It was a beautiful evening in Welland Wednesday July 5, the sun was shining and the sounds of music and the smells of fine food wafted throughout Merritt Island. It was the first of the Wednesday evening Welland Supper Market at Merritt Island taking place weekly until August 31. “We are really excited,” Welland Downtown […]

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People of Welland very passionate about their canal

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People of Welland very passionate about their canal

More uses, more access for Welland’s jewel wanted For Richard Dalton, acting manager City of Welland Recreation and Culture Division, one thing became very clear while pouring over the recent public input regarding the city’s “Go Quiet” by-law on the Welland Recreational Waterway. “The people of Welland are very passionate about their canal,” Dalton said […]

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City of Welland reaches 21K for United Way Campaign

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City of Welland reaches 21K for United Way Campaign

City of Welland Council and staff are pleased with their 2016-2017 United Way South Niagara fundraising efforts. Welland’s hard work and commitment to surpass the 2015 campaign succeeded with nearly a $5,000 difference by raising $21,223.50 for the 2016-2017 campaign. The City of Welland has been an active United Way South Niagara campaign member for […]

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On Board 2017: Maddi’s mission to help fight cancer continues

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On Board 2017: Maddi’s mission to help fight cancer continues

Help her reach her goal, donations still being accepted For Maddi Leblanc, her mission to raise funds to help in the battle against brain cancer still has the same meaning to her, even more, since she started the On Board stand up paddle board fundraiser four years ago. “Oh my gosh…yes…this means so much more […]

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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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