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“The Captain is Home!”

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“The Captain is Home!”

“The Captain is Home!” Tom Lannan said it best just prior to Ted “Teeder” Kennedy’s original banner being raised to its new home at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre in Port Colborne on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Teeders banner was delivered to Port Colborne as a part of the Maple Leafs Centennial Season Banner […]

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Vale Day Open House Well Attended

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Vale Day Open House Well Attended

Vale in partnership with the City of Port Colborne and the Port Colborne YMCA hosted a free activity day on Saturday, September 24 at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre in Port Colborne. The community was able to enjoy open gym, free swimming and skating. There were kids arts and crafts in the Golden Puck […]

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Port Colborne Legion Branch 56 Celebrates 90th Birthday

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Port Colborne Legion Branch 56 Celebrates 90th Birthday

The Port Colborne Legion Branch 56 celebrated their 90th birthday on Saturday, September 24 at the Legion hall on Clarence Street in Port Colborne. The Canadian Legion came out of the Winnipeg Convention in 1926 to help veterans adapt to civilian life. In 1960 Queen Elizabeth granted the Legion royal patronage and it became The […]

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Flavours Served Up In Your Backyard

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Flavours Served Up In Your Backyard

The sights, sounds, tastes, aroma and especially the flavours, were abundant in the Roselawn Heritage Garden Friday night. Port Colborne’s Flavours is a unique blend of food, craft beer, wine and music. This year featured a new venue at Roselawn, and the gates have been steady since opening at 4pm on Friday. Many have been […]

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Niagara South Plowing Match Results

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Niagara South Plowing Match Results

Young and old, antique and new, city and country all met together on Saturday, September 10, 2016 to celebrate the 149th Annual Niagara South Plowing Match. The match this year was held on the Fraser farm in Sherkston on Holloway Bay Road. There were 13 competitors competing in 7 different classes. Everyones favourite is always […]

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Welland celebrates Remembrance Day at the Legion

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Welland celebrates Remembrance Day at the Legion

On the eleventh month, on the eleventh day at the eleventh hour more than 250 citizens of Welland, gathered to remember. The Royal Canadian Legion Rose City Branch 4 held a Remembrance Day Service Wednesday a the branch. Robert Cummings, Master of Ceremonies and Past President stated that today “the ceremony speaks for itself.” Local […]

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