Fate of dog accused of attacking campaigning councillor likely to be determined next month

Fate of dog accused of attacking campaigning councillor likely to be determined next month

A 10-year-old dog named Rocky, accused of attacking a St. Catharines city councillor, will remain in the care of Lincoln County Humane Society for the next two weeks as the case continues to work its way through the legal system. In its first appearance in Provincial Offences Court, Tuesday, the case was put over for … Read more

With Bradley as chair, Heit ready to rejoin regional council

With Bradley as chair, Heit ready to rejoin regional council

As Niagara’s regional council took up the business of reappointing Jim Bradley as its chair Thursday morning, Brian Heit was watching the live stream to see how events unfolded and hoping to regain his seat. With Bradley’s in the chair’s position, his seat is now officially vacant and the responsibility to fill it falls on … Read more

A night of Neil Young to help out food bank

A night of Neil Young to help out food bank

One of the first songs Matt de Zoete learned to play on guitar as a kid was Neil Young’s “The Needle and the Damage Done,” about, well, heroin addiction. The lyrics were a bit heavy for a 12-year-old, but he was enamoured with the sound. While the Hamilton musician fills his shows with plenty of … Read more

OHL’s top team too much for IceDogs to handle

OHL’s top team too much for IceDogs to handle

A rebuilding Niagara IceDogs squad didn’t quite measure up when they played the Ontario Hockey League’s top team in a yardstick game Saturday on the road. The Ottawa 67’s jumped out to a 2-0 lead on their way to a 7-2 victory in which they averaged nearly a shot per minute on the Niagara net. … Read more

Artist chosen for Neil Peart commemorative art installation in Lakeside Park

Artist chosen for Neil Peart commemorative art installation in Lakeside Park

Rush fans new and old will soon have a place to pay their respects and contemplate the band’s music as the City of St. Catharines’ Neil Peart Commemorative Task Force has selected the artist to complete the art installation in Peart’s memory. Newfoundland Bronze Foundry of Logy Bay Newfoundland and Labrador was chosen to immortalize … Read more

Revive the Rose pouring pair of free tickets to upcoming Toronto concert with Big Wreck

Revive the Rose pouring pair of free tickets to upcoming Toronto concert with Big Wreck

A Niagara-based band is pouring out a contest to win tickets to see them open for a well-known Canadian band. Revive the Rose will support Big Wreck on Dec. 2 at The Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto, but they are incorporating a non-musical side project into the weeks leading up to the concert. In 2020, … Read more

Now that’s a zucchini! Nearly 8-foot long monster veggie grown by St. Catharines resident

Now that’s a zucchini! Nearly 8-foot long monster veggie grown by St. Catharines resident

Now that’s a zucchini. Angelo Burgio of St. Catharines had a pleasant surprise this past growing season when a homegrown zucchini, a form of summer squash, grew to 2.3622 metres (93 inches) in length, just short of eight feet. At maturity, zucchini normally reach about 10 inches. Burgio and his wife Rosa said they didn’t … Read more

City officials to meet with Chippawa businesses interested in forming BIA steering committee

City officials to meet with Chippawa businesses interested in forming BIA steering committee

Now that the City of Niagara Falls has heard from the Chippawa business community about potentially forming a business improvement area, municipal officials will be reaching out to those who indicated an interest in forming a steering committee for further discussions. The city’s business development department created an online survey on the city’s Let’s Talk … Read more

‘The Waltz’ at Factory Theatre is a sweet romance with substance

‘The Waltz’ at Factory Theatre is a sweet romance with substance

A sweet romance sparks under the glorious Saskatchewan sky. You could sum up Marie Beath Badian’s world premiere play with this simple description and you’d not be wrong. But the substance of the piece comes in the details about the characters, their situation and, in particular, their backgrounds and backstories. Romeo Junior Alvarez (Anthony Perpuse) … Read more

Siscoe wins in St. Catharines, Diodati in Niagara Falls and Campion in Welland

Siscoe wins in St. Catharines, Diodati in Niagara Falls and Campion in Welland

The latest election news from Niagara on Monday. This file will be updated throughout the evening. Web links to longer stories if available. 11:48 p.m. Read more here: RESULTS: 2022 Municipal elections in Niagara | wellandtribune.ca 11:10 p.m. In Port Colborne, the sibling rivalry between brothers Bill and Charles Steele ended with incumbent Bill retaining … Read more