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Past articles by Michelle:

Fire alarms save lives in Port Colborne

A Port Colborne family of five were saved by their fire alarms Sunday morning when a fire broke out in the family’s home Sunday morning. → Read More

NRE land tax bill being refunded

Niagara Regional Agricultural Society will receive a land tax refund of more than $60,000. → Read More

Frozen pipe causes damage at Niagara College

Niagara College’s Gym C at the Welland Campus sustained about $2,500 in damages after a pipe burst Tuesday morning. → Read More

Increased food bank usage during December

With the rising cost of living, staff at Niagara organizations expect food bank usage to increase. → Read More

Communities come together for Christmas

Christmas is a time for coming together and about 700 people throughout South Niagara did just that. → Read More

Blaze leaves family with nothing for the holiday

A house fire Saturday evening in Pelham has caused more than $1-million in damages and left a family with nothing right before Christmas. → Read More

PHOTO GALLERY: Slippery fun at park

The Leone family from Welland took advantage of Saturday's snowy weather by hitting the slopes at Chippawa Park. Connor, 5, Hannah, 7, and Aria, 19 months, enjoyed running up the small hills to slide back down on their toboggans. Their mother Michelle Leone, said the family tries to enjoy the snow whenever they can. She said they are often at Chippawa Park because the little ones enjoy it. → Read More

Silver anniversary for Welland jeweller

Tony Penna may be celebrating his business’s silver anniversary, but when Tianna’s Jewellers opened 25 years ago he didn’t have an ounce of silver for sale. → Read More

Christmas past revived

Chestnuts were roasting and warm apple cider was brewing at the 41st annual Grand Old Christmas Festival at Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum Sunday. → Read More

Mr. Mikes steakhouse ‘a home-run’

Wellanders now have another choice when it comes to dining out. → Read More

Pelham Food Drive helps to feed ongoing need

Pelham residents will again show they care with the town’s annual food drive Saturday. → Read More

Koats for Kids program gives helping hand

With the Weather Network predicting a stormy winter ahead, it’s more important than ever to support Koats for Kids. → Read More

Students learn from local filmmaker

Exposing students to different methods of teaching is important to Lakeshore Catholic High School vice-principal Andrew Boon. → Read More

Canal Days gets new logo for 40th anniversary

The City of Port Colborne unveiled its new Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival logo Thursday in preparation for the 40th anniversary of the event next year. → Read More

Jolly ol’ Saint Nick to participate in parade

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Church invites community to celebrate anniversary

Port Colborne Baptist Church, which was founded on understanding and diversity, will celebrate its 160th anniversary this weekend with a performance by OKAMA. → Read More

Young pianist achieves top marks in Canada

For the second time, Emilio Geremia has received top marks in Canada for piano from the Northern Lights Canadian National Conservatory of Music. → Read More

A fighting chance for youth

The community of Niagara is coming together to give youth a fighting chance. → Read More

It’s a howling good time at the farm

Forget the Grand Pumpkin, at Howell Family Pumpkin Farm in Fonthill pumpkin dinosaurs come to life. → Read More

Lica starts new season for concert association

Welland–Port Colborne Concert Association is moving into the 21st century with online ticket sales. → Read More