Getting muddy for a good cause

Getting muddy for a good cause

“They’re going to get muddy,” said Frank Adamson of Pelham Mudfest participants before the start of the event Saturday. Adamson, mudfest organizer, said there were more than 200 people registered for the event held at Bissell’s Hideaway in Pelham. “It’s a six-kilometre run with 28 obstacles. There are a lot of natural obstacles here, from […]

Fabulous fun at Fabulous Fenwick Lions Carnival

Fabulous fun at Fabulous Fenwick Lions Carnival

There’s fun for all continuing Sunday at the Fabulous Fenwick Lions Carnival at Centennial Park in Fenwick. The day starts off with a hearty breakfast of peameal bacon and pancakes served up at the food booth from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Starting at 9 a.m., until close, tickets are being sold for the carnival […]

Niagara Camp in the Great War

Niagara Camp in the Great War

During the First World War, more than 75,000 men and women of the Canadian Expeditionary Force trained for battle at Niagara Camp in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Author Richard D. Merritt, of Niagara-on-the-Lake, tells their story in his newest book, Training for Armageddon: Niagara Camp in the Great War, 1914-1919, publishing soon. Merritt is a past president of […]

Kinsmen donate to Pelham Cares

Kinsmen donate to Pelham Cares

The Fonthill and District Kinsmen Club donated $2,900 to Pelham Cares Tuesday. The cheque was presented at a special ceremony. The funds were raised through the gate proceeds at the recent annual Pelham Art Show. Pelham Cares supports families and individuals in the community who may need help due to a variety of factors.

Kinsmen art contest winners announced

Kinsmen art contest winners announced

The winners of the Fonthill and District Kinsmen 2015 Pan Am Games theme art contest were announced Tuesday evening at a ceremony at Old Pelham Town Hall. The work was displayed at the recent Pelham Art Show and attendees cast votes to come up with the winners. Approximately 2,000 students took place in the contest, […]

Missing Pelham teen found safe

Missing Pelham teen found safe

A missing 15 year old Pelham girl was located and found to be safe in Toronto Saturday, said Niagara Regional Police. Renee Ramadan had been reported missing May 13, and she was last seen at 6 p.m. in a newer silver four-door car in the area of Riverside Dr., Welland, on May 14. She was […]

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