TD Bank Group’s $150,000 gift to establish new environmental studies bursary

TD Bank Group’s $150,000 gift to establish new environmental studies bursary

TD Bank Group announced a $150,000 gift to Niagara College’s Achieving Dreams Campaign Friday, which will establish a new bursary to support students in Niagara College’s environmental programs. Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, more than 80 students over four years will receive financial awards via the TD Environmental Studies Bursaries. The award will be […]

Bridge 13 earns Welland Downtown BIA Award of Distinction

Bridge 13 earns Welland Downtown BIA Award of Distinction

Lighting up the East Main Street Bridge, Bridge 13,  in Welland has earned the Downtown BIA a first-ever Award of Distinction from the Ontario Business Improvement Association (OBIAA). The winning of the award was announced last week, members of Welland Downtown BIA attended the BIA National Confernce Awards in London Monday to receive their reward. […]

Seaway mall welcomes Alia N TanJay retail store

Seaway mall welcomes Alia N TanJay retail store

Story and photo by Sarah Piercey – The Seaway Mall welcomed a new store, Alia N TanJay last week. This newest retail shop specializes in clothing designed for the mature, sophisticated woman. “We are very excited. The Seaway Mall marks store 158; next week will be in Northgate, North bay, that’s 159,” said Sajjad Hudda, President […]

New Biz: South Coast Guest House

New Biz: South Coast Guest House

Story and pictures by Sarah Piercey – Niagara’s newest Bed & Breakfast, South Coast Guest House, is beautiful and ready to give you a tranquil, relaxing night away. The loft is an 800 square-foot suite surrounded by luscious forest in the town of Port Colborne. The suite sleeps up to four and has everything a person […]

Weekly Supper Market coming to Merritt Island this summer

Weekly Supper Market coming to Merritt Island this summer

Welland has a new supper market coming to Merritt Island every week this summer. Welland Council approved the event in last Tuesday’s regular meeting of council. Silversmith Brewing company who launched a supper market on Tuesday’s in Port Dalhousie approached the BIA last fall. “The actually said to us, ‘We hear Welland is the next […]

Wayne Elliott wins Environmental Entrepenuer award

Wayne Elliott wins Environmental Entrepenuer award

Battery recycling program and community commitment recognized Last February Wayne Elliott of Raw Materials Company Inc. in Port Colborne was the winner of the Environmental Entrepeneur Award at the 22nd Annual Niagara Entrepeneur of the Year Awards. The Raw Materials Company is responsible for a province-wide program that is responsible for the collection and recycling […]

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