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Countdown is on to Port Cares 20th Annual Dinner and Auction

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Countdown is on to Port Cares 20th Annual Dinner and Auction

Port Cares press release – The countdown is on with less than one month to go until the Port Cares 20th Annual Dinner and Auction, taking place on Friday, Nov. 16/2018 at the Italian Canadian Cultural Centre in Port Colborne. The auction will raise funds in support of poverty relief services provided through the agency’s […]

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Open house opens eyes to the need for fire safety

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Open house opens eyes to the need for fire safety

It wasn’t all fun and games Saturday Oct. 13/2018 at the Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Department’s Open House to cap off Fire Prevention Week. “The theme this year is ‘Look,’ ‘Listen,’ and ‘Learn,’” fire prevention officer Scott Lawson said. “We are reminding people to look for and remove possible fire hazards, listen for smoke […]

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Fair and Square nominated for national comedy award

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Fair and Square nominated for national comedy award

Showboat Festival Theature press release – Showboat Festival Theatre is proud to announce that Fair and Square, the new comedy by Showboat Artistic Director Derek Ritschel, has been nominated for a 2018 Tom Hendry Award by the Playwrights Guild of Canada. From a field of 41 new comedies submitted by playwrights from across Canada, Fair and […]

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Building into the future at Boggio Family of Pharmacies

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Building into the future at Boggio Family of Pharmacies

Boggio Family of Pharmacies press release – Boggio Family of Pharmacies were joined by Port Colborne Mayor John Maloney, Scott Luey and Len Stolk of Stolk Construction Wednesday, Sept. 27/2018, to break ground on a 20,000 square foot addition to their pharmacy located on Catharine Street in Port Colborne. The entire Boggio Family gathered, including […]

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Spirit and dedication earns award for Piranha swimmer

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Spirit and dedication earns award for Piranha swimmer

Jessica Cizmar of the Port Colborne Piranha swim team received a very high honour at the regular meeting of Port Colborne Council Monday Sept. 24/2018. She is this year’s recipient of the Isadore Sponder Memorial Trophy. The trophy was introduced in 2017 to honour Isadore Sponder, a decorated marathon swimmer from Port Colborne. “The recipient […]

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Speakers series examines community history

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Speakers series examines community history

Local history is the focal point for the 2018 L.R. Wilson Archives Speakers Series in Port Colborne. Starting Oct. 4/2018 special speakers will be sharing their insights into special aspects of community history. The series begins with Abbey Stansfield, the museum’s Education Programmer, who will be sharing her insights from research about food and cooking […]

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