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Port Colborne developing Parks & Recreation Master Plan

Port Colborne developing Parks & Recreation Master Plan

City of Port Colborne press release – The City of Port Colborne is currently in the process of developing a Parks and Recreation Master Plan to guide the City’s direction for parks, fields, trails, recreational facilities, events, recreation and leisure programming for the next 10 years. The City has commissioned MacNaughton Hermsen Britton Clarkson Planning […]

Blue Monday is a myth, but the winter blues are very real

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Blue Monday is a myth, but the winter blues are very real

NIagara Health press release – It’s about this time of year you might hear the term Blue Monday. Typically the third Monday of January, it has been described as the most depressing day of the year. In fact, Blue Monday – created by a travel company in the early 2000s – is actually a myth […]

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Keeps streets clear, parking bans in effect

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Keeps streets clear, parking bans in effect

As a blast of winter covers South Niagara this weekend, many municipalities have enacted parking bans, residents are not to park on streets while crews clear snow on municipal roads. “Due to incoming snow-fall, snow clearing operations are scheduled for a tentative start at 12:00 am Sunday morning. To avoid a $60 ticket, do NOT […]

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Thawing frozen water pipes causes Port Colborne house fire

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Thawing frozen water pipes causes Port Colborne house fire

Port Colborne’s Fire and Emergency Services Department responded to a house fire at 108 Sugarloaf St. in Port Colborne in the late morning Thursday Jan. 18/2019. “The cause of the fire was due to careless use of a heating device to thaw an external frozen pipe,” a press release from the City of Port Colborne […]

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Niagara College Teaching Distillery unveils its first product

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Niagara College Teaching Distillery unveils its first product

Niagara College press release – School spirit is so strong at Niagara College, you can now find it in a bottle. On January 16/2019, the College’s Teaching Distillery made history by releasing its inaugural product: Eau-de-vie de Fruits, Fruit Spirit. Its release marks many ‘firsts’ for the pre-emptive College, which launched Canada’s first postsecondary Artisan […]

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Full house for Prime Minister’s town hall at Brock University

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Full house for Prime Minister’s town hall at Brock University

Brock University press release – More than 1,500 people attended a town hall hosted at Brock University by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, Jan. 15/2019. The public event inside Ian Beddis Gymnasium was part of a cross-country tour of town halls, but was the only stop in Ontario. “Brock University is pleased to have […]

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