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First World War plaque damaged after theft

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A 37 year old Fort Erie man has been charged with possession of stolen property after a First World War memorial plaque was recovered from a local scrapyard. Niagara Regional Police were contacted by District School Board of Niagara regarding a theft from Ridgeway Public School in mid-February Officers found a First World War memorial […]

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Sub-zero temperatures at annual Polar Bear Dip

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Sub-zero temperatures at annual Polar Bear Dip

With a water temperature of 0 Celsius, air temperature of -17 Celsius, and a snow squall coming in off of Lake Erie, a few dozen brave and hardy men and women took part in the 5th annual Polar Bear Dip and Chili Challenge at Bertie Boat Club. “Believe it or not, this is probably tied […]

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Fourth person charged with murder of Niagara Falls man

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Fourth person charged with murder of Niagara Falls man

A missing person’s case turned into a homicide investigation with Niagara Regional Police laying murder charges against four Niagara Falls residents. On Sunday and Monday, police arrested and charged 20-year-old Victoria Harvey, 25-year-old Brad MacGarvie, and 29 year-old Duran Wilson with the first-degree of 49-year-old Alexander Fraser, also of Niagara Falls. A fourth person, 25-year-old […]

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Police seek car owner

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Police seek car owner

Niagara Regional Police are looking to speak with a Niagara Falls man whose car was destroyed in a fire Friday morning. Police and Fort Erie Fire Department both responded to a car fire at 2 a.m. at Gonders Flats on the Niagara River Parkway in Fort Erie. The vehicle — a silver, four-door 2000 Nissan […]

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Santa takes to the Niagara River

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Santa takes to the Niagara River

In his 30 years as Surfing Santa, John Fulton has faced all kinds of weather and conditions on the Niagara River, from raging blizzards and two metre high river waves, to high winds and icebergs. Tuesday, the 54 year old had to pull out his standup paddle board instead of his traditional windsurfing board, as […]

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Another fire in Fort Erie

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Another fire in Fort Erie

Fort Erie firefighters were busy with yet another fire Saturday night, the tenth since Thanksgiving weekend. When firefighters arrived at the Torrance St. home, just south of Gilmore Ave, it was fully-engulfed in flames. It took nearly an hour to bring the blaze under control, and, according to the fire department’s Twitter feed, at least […]

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