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Summer calls for sleeping under the stars. Whether you prefer upscale glamping, heading to a campsite with your family or pitching a tent in the backwoods, food is a big part of the camping experience. Here’s your guide to camp-friendly cooking, with recipes that offer make-ahead tips so you’ll have more time to relax and enjoy the outdoors. With these easy meal ideas, everyone on your trip will be a happy camper.

You can make a difference in this year’s municipal and school board election by doing more than just casting your vote. The Town of Pelham is seeking interested residents to fill various roles during advanced polling and on Election Day.

The week before a trip get all your must have bathing suit prep services booked. First should be a bikini wax or sugaring. It’s always an awkward (and painful) process to get this service done but I have few tips on how to make it a wee bit better. First, exfoliate “down there” the morning of your appointment. This will banish the excess skin, which makes the process a lot less painful.

A result of the province’s Community Transportation grant, the Town of Pelham’s transit program received $500,000. The money, coming in over the course of the next five years, are the only funds from this grant going to a Niagara municipality.

Pelham residents braved the hottest heat wave in recent years to celebrate Canada's birthday. Many thanks to photographers Gwenn Alves and Ken Steingart.

There are plenty of ways to be active at Summerfest and you can watch, learn and participate on Saturday & Sunday.   Check out Kids Zumba in Peace Park and the Pelham Minor Basketball 3-on-3 Tournament on the street in front of the Municipal Offices on Saturday. 

It’s finally available to order. The long-awaited Bring Back My Bar Summer 2018 edition is available to purchase. Order directly from my website or contact me personally to save on shipping. 25 AMazing scents to choose from are only available to purchase during the month of July and while supplies last. Don’t wait! Stock up while you can! Visit my website for more details on scents and bundling options.

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Perched at the top of a quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of beautiful Fonthill you will fall in love with this private, mature setting.

Distinctive 1500 sq. ft. 3 Bedroom Raised Bungalow is uniquely designed with a fully private in-law suite in the lower level featuring large windows and a separate entrance through the large double garage.

Main floor has spacious living room with fireplace, formal dining room, both main kitchen & lower level kitchen have light oak finish with lots of cupboards.

For most Canadians, what qualifies as our “national” cuisine is a little mysterious. But our provinces and territories do share a love of some distinctive foods that originated from inside our borders. Here are 10 that make us proud to be Canadian.

Nothing says "summer" like a campfire or bonfire, but these fun activities also present a number of safety hazards. If you'll be spending the summer camping or just toasting marshmallows in the back yard, it's a good idea to educate yourself about campfire safety. Keep the following tips in mind.

 

 

The Niagara Falls Shriners were recognized for their contributions to the Niagara Mudfest Challenge. These hard-working Shriner Chefs cooked-up a fantastic BBQ lunch much to the delight of the 250 runners and additional 90 volunteers who participated at this years’ Rotary Mudfest held at Bissell’s Hideaway in Fonthill. 

Today, a couple of concerned Moms launched a new, local non-profit organization which aims to provide local youth with opportunities to engage in experiential, community-based projects in order to connect them to nature, community, and themselves. While trying to address issues of sustainability and the need to address reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous Peoples, these moms have taken on the challenge of keeping local youth engaged in planning and implementing projects while building critical skills such as collaboration, leadership, problem-solving, and critical-thinking.

Given the complexities of the investment world, you might consider working with a financial professional to help you move toward your goals, such as a comfortable retirement. You’ll want to establish good communication with whomever you choose, and you should meet in person at least once a year to discuss your situation. At these annual reviews, you’ll want to cover a variety of topics, including these...

The week before a trip get all your must have bathing suit prep services booked. First should be a bikini wax or sugaring. It’s always an awkward (and painful) process to get this service done but I have few tips on how to make it a wee bit better. First, exfoliate “down there” the morning of your appointment. This will banish the excess skin, which makes the process a lot less painful.

Niagara’s local area municipalities, school boards and Niagara Region are once again forming a joint compliance audit committee for election campaign finances. Experienced professionals are being recruited to form a roster of eligible members for appointment to the 2018-2022 Niagara Compliance Audit Committee (NCAC).

Our old-fashioned-styled truck warmers are back in the Retro Truck Collection — now with five interchangeable truck-bed lids for versatile year-round display! 

Do you think that your property taxes should pay for self-promotion by elected Councillors? This was the issue at our last Regional Council meeting when I brought forward a motion to end the practice of some Councillors using public funds to send self-promotional fliers to residents.

Summerfest’s Kids Zone is the Chillest spot on the Hill! Featuring interactive entertainment, performers and more, the Kids Zone has something for every kid in town! The Pelham Summerfest Kid Zone takes place on Saturday, July 21st from 10am-6pm in Peace Park. We are very lucky to have Meridian Credit Union: Fonthill Branch, and McAvoy, Belan & Campbell Insurance & Financial Services sponsoring the Kids Zone once again!

At the end of a family reunion, neighbourhood barbecue or kid’s birthday party, you can count on having leftover burger buns and rolls. These eight tasty ideas will help you use them up before they go stale.

The Pelham Minor Hockey Association is extremely pleased and excited to announce that we will be hosting a brand new Silver Stick Tournament starting this season! 
This will be a Regional Qualifier for House/Local League teams from Atom to Midget age categories.  The winner of the tournament will gain a spot in the International Silver Stick HL/LL Finals Tournament held in January, where teams from across North American come to participate in this annual event.

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