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Elderly woman killed in crash

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Elderly woman killed in crash

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a fatal crash that saw an elderly woman killed on Hwy. 3 in Wainfleet Saturday. Wainfleet fire Chief Harry Flagg said firefighters were dispatched to the scene, west of Marr/Case Rds. close to 1 p.m. “We had 13 firefighters, three engines, the rescue truck and myself on scene,” said Flagg. […]

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Five facing drug charges

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Five facing drug charges

Niagara Regional Police arrested four Port Colborne residents and a Thorold resident after executing search warrants on King St. Friday. In a release, police said members of the Welland Street Crime Unit began to investigate the sale of drugs from a King St. residence in May. “Police initiated a project which led to the eventual […]

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Garage destroyed by fire

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Garage destroyed by fire

Pelham firefighters spent more than three hours battling a garage fire that also caught a home on fire on Chantler Rd. Thursday evening. Firefighters were first called to 306 Chantler Rd. shortly before 6 p.m. for the report of a garage fire. The first firefighter on scene reported the garage was fully involved and it […]

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Truck crashes through store

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Truck crashes through store

No one was injured when a truck crashed through a set of windows at an Avondale store in Port Colborne Tuesday afternoon. Niagara Regional Police said the driver of the truck, a 63-year-old man, was attempting to park when his shoe became stuck on the gas pedal. His truck, a full size Dodge, went through […]

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Celebrating paramedic week

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Celebrating paramedic week

Norfolk County EMS will celebrate paramedic services week with an open house on Wednesday, May 28. The week, which runs May 25 to May 31, is an international event held annually in Canada on the fourth week of May which celebrates everything paramedic and raises awareness of the vital role EMS plays in healthcare and […]

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Inquest into teen’s death called

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Inquest into teen’s death called

A coroner’s inquest has been called to look into the death of an 18 year old who fell to his death in the Niagara Gorge while being pursued by a Niagara Regional Police officer in July 2012. In a release, Dr. William J. Lucas, Ontario’s deputy chief coroner for inquests, said the inquest into the […]

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