Niagara residents caught up in international drug trafficking

Niagara residents caught up in international drug trafficking

Three men from Niagara were among 13 arrested from across southern Ontario after a yearlong investigation into international drug trafficking. Niagara Regional Police arrested and charged then men from Fort Erie, Pelham and Welland as part of Project Roadmaster. In a release, police said its Special Investigation Support Unit began an investigation into the activities […]

Poor dental health has toll on communities

Poor dental health has toll on communities

Not having dental coverage comes at a high cost to both those without it and the community at large, said Bridges Community Health Centre health promoter Rhonda Barron. Barron, in a release, said according to data from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the Niagara Health System saw 1,908 visits to the emergency room […]

Teen charged with robbery

Teen charged with robbery

Niagara Regional Police Service arrested and charged an 18 year old male with several offences, including robbery after an incident Friday in Niagara Falls. Police said the accused, who was not named, solicited services from a victim before meeting at an agreed location, where a demand for cash was made, followed by threats with a […]

Ice caves closed off

Ice caves closed off

Emergency officials cut off access to some ice caves in Crystal Beach Monday over concern about cracks that appeared. “We noticed cracking … on the cave structures,” said Fort Erie fire Chief Larry Coplen, adding the actual lake ice surface was still solid. The ice caves — technically ice shoves — appeared in early January […]

Bridges raising awareness of dental care needs

Bridges raising awareness of dental care needs

Bridges Community Health Centre wants to raise awareness of dental care needs in the Port Colborne, Wainfleet and Fort Erie areas and needs your help collecting information. The information will be used to advocate for dental health services for people with little to no coverage in the three cities. According to a release from Bridges, […]

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