Home » Archives by category » News (Page 262)

Wonderful weekend at Canal Days

Comments Off on Wonderful weekend at Canal Days
Wonderful weekend at Canal Days

Record breaking crowds filled West St. and beyond to take in the annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival fireworks show Sunday night, said Allaina Kane, Port Colborne’s events co-ordinator. Kane said the area of West and Sugarloaf Sts., one of the most densely-packed for the show, is also a station for emergency services and city […]

Continue reading …

Fireworks delight Canal Days crowds

Comments Off on Fireworks delight Canal Days crowds
Fireworks delight Canal Days crowds

Red Boss Fireworks put on a 20 minute show to close off day three of the 36th annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival in Port Colborne Sunday night. The company launched the fireworks from the east pier of the Welland Canal. The fireworks show, attended by tens of thousands, came just after 10 p.m. and […]

Continue reading …

One day left for Canal Days

Comments Off on One day left for Canal Days
One day left for Canal Days

There’s still one day left to take in all the sights, sounds and tastes at Port Colborne’s annual Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival. At Market Square, the show that never was — The Beatles and Elvis – will kick off at noon. The Caverners will take the stage with Elvis world tribute champion Gino Monopoli. Outside […]

Continue reading …

Canal Days kicks off Friday

Comments Off on Canal Days kicks off Friday
Canal Days kicks off Friday

The first Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival, held to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Welland Canal and its importance to Port Colborne, saw 400 people on the grounds of Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum. These days, nearly 4,000 people show up at the museum during the two days it’s open, and the festival […]

Continue reading …

Reducing boating deaths

Comments Off on Reducing boating deaths
Reducing boating deaths

Niagara Regional Police are teaming up with the Canadian Safe Boating Council over the long weekend to reduce impaired boating deaths on Niagara’s waterways. It’s year two of an initiative between the two agencies called Operation Dry Water, the goal of which is to raise attention to the problem of boating under the influence and […]

Continue reading …

Events at the Port Colborne Public Library

Comments Off on Events at the Port Colborne Public Library
Events at the Port Colborne Public Library

Events at the Port Colborne Public Library July 30 Film Buffs Discussion Group from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Members watch films at home and meet for discussion. Free. Call for program details, 905-834-6512. Aug. 5 Ceremony to Commemorate the Centenary of the Beginning of World War I. Hosted by the Port Colborne Public Library […]

Continue reading …