Community listings

Community listings

Niagara Spay Neuter Assistance Program is holding a plant and garage sale at Grace Anglican Church 238 Geneva St., St. Catharines, on Saturday, May 24. The event, which will feature white elephant, silent auction, and rummage tables, runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hanging plants will be on sale for $5, you can buy […]

Honouring a War of 1812 veteran

Honouring a War of 1812 veteran

One night in late 1837, William Wintemute came home to his Humberstone residence to find a wet and bedraggled stranger being offered supper by his wife, Annie. “It didn’t take William long to find out that this stranger in his house was Canada’s most wanted man. He arrested him and locked him up in cupboard […]

Sloat seeks mayor’s job

Sloat seeks mayor’s job

Restaurateur Mike Sloat knows firsthand the challenges facing businesses and residents in Port Colborne. That’s why the owner of @27 and Twisted Small Plates Bistro recently announced he’ll be seeking the mayor’s job. Sloat filed his papers in mid-April and said the problems facing the community moving forward will take more than four years to […]

Killaly Street East stop sign nixed

Killaly Street East stop sign nixed

A four-way stop won’t be considered for the intersection of Killaly St. East and Elizabeth St., despite concerns raised by Ward 2 Coun. Yvon Doucet Council passed a motion this past Tuesday that no changes be made there or at two other intersection in the community. Doucet said residents have raised concerns over the increased […]

Maloney running for mayor

Maloney running for mayor

Former Welland MP John Maloney hopes to make a political comeback as he seeks the top job in Port Colborne. Maloney, who served as a Liberal MP for 15 years, said residents have been asking for some time if he would consider running as mayor during the municipal elections in October. “It got to be […]