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The photographer and the robber

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The photographer and the robber

In the early 1900s, American stage coach and train robber Bill Miner moved to British Columbia. He carried on his criminal ways, robbing two Canadian Pacific Railway trains, one in 1904 and a second in May 1906. Just three days after that second robbery, Miner, known as The Grey Fox, was caught by the North […]

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Time for a change candidate says

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Time for a change candidate says

Tim Hoyle wants to bring new leadership and perspective to Port Colborne for the next term of council. Hoyle announced his candidacy for Ward 2 this week, and said it’s time for a change in municipal leadership “It’s time to get off the sidelines and promote the city I call home. As a longtime resident, […]

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When I Grow Up

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When I Grow Up

Working on facial and body expressions and listening to their voices in different settings, were just some of things children learned in the first-ever Drama Club at Port Colborne Public Library. “All of the children here have been coming out for the last seven weeks of the program,” said Cheryl MacMillan who ran the program. […]

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Mindful living

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Mindful living

A new program at Bridges Community Health Centre can help those with chronic pain, anxiety or depression. Mindful Living provides a way to learn more skillful responses to unpleasant thoughts and feelings associated with stress, mood, and pain, said Bridges’ health promoter Lori Kleinsmith in a release. She said an orientation/registration session will be held […]

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City recruiting election workers

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City recruiting election workers

The City of Port Colborne will be hiring approximately 90 people to work as deputy returning officers, poll clerks, accuvote tabulator deputy returning officers, affidavits clerks and poll supervisors for the 2014 municipal election. “Working the municipal election is an exciting experience and is a great way to get involved with the city,” said city […]

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Racing down the lake

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Racing down the lake

Standup paddlers faced a steady headwind during the second Lake Erie North Shore Standup Saturday, said event founder and coordinator Katherine Balpataky. “It was consistent … the waves weren’t overly technical, but they kept you on the ball, said Balpataky, who finished third in the 20-kilometre race. It was the second year for the event, […]

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