Paul Ruzycki could be home by New Years

Paul Ruzycki could be home by New Years

Paul Ruzycki should have an exit visa allowing him to leave Russia late Thursday, Dec. 26 or early Friday, Dec. 27., said his sister Patti Stirling. “It’s almost over,” said Stirling from her Port Colborne, Ont. home. Ruzycki, a Greenpeace activist from Port Colborne, and fellow Canadian and Alexandre Paul, of Montreal, QC, were arrested […]

Paul Ruzycki could be home within days

Paul Ruzycki could be home within days

Russians drop all charges against Arctic 30 Russia dropped all criminal charges against Canadians Paul Ruzycki and Alexandre Paul, and the rest of the Arctic 30, Greenpeace said in a release. Ruzycki, of Port Colborne, Ont., and Paul, of Montreal, QC, were arrested three months ago after a protest against a Gazprom-owned and operated oil […]

Port Colborne man robbed at gunpoint

Port Colborne man robbed at gunpoint

A Port Colborne man was robbed at gunpoint by two men late Monday, Dec, 23 say Niagara Regional Police. Police say the 48 year old man was walking westbound on Neff St, between Steele St. and Fielden Ave., at approximately 11:45 p.m. when he was approached from behind by two unknown men. The two men were […]

Ice storm hits south Niagara

Ice storm hits south Niagara

Power was out in the main core of Port Colborne for five hours Sunday morning during a freezing rainstorm that hit Ontario, parts of Quebec and New Brunswick. Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Chief Tom Cartwright said the power outage took in the area from Elgin St. south to Lake Erie and from King […]

Two vehicle crash in Port Colborne

Two vehicle crash in Port Colborne

Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services, Niagara EMS paramedics and Niagara OPP responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 3 at Miller Rd. in Port Colborne at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19. One driver was taken to Welland hospital with minor injuries, while a second driver refused treatment. Firefighters used a rescue truck to block […]

Arctic 30 granted amnesty

Arctic 30 granted amnesty

Canadian Greenpeace activists Paul Ruzycki and Alexandre Paul were granted amnesty by Russia’s parliament Wednesday, Dec. 18. But whether they and and the rest of the Arctic 30 will be home in time for the holidays is still unknown said Ruzycki’s sister Patti Stirling. “It looks like things are moving forward … it looks really […]