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$5,000 grant allows Pelham seniors to share stories with youth during eight-month project

Posted on June 11, 2019 11:30 AM

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June 11, 2019

Pelham, ON – A $5,000 grant from the Niagara Community Foundation to the Town of Pelham may very well turn out to be priceless.

Funding SAY IT! On Stage, the grant affords teens and elders the opportunity to strengthen connections and enter into creative collaboration. The project runs for eight months, starting with its launch on Friday, June 14, at the seniors open house hosted at the Meridian Community Centre.

"The Niagara Community Foundation is proud to...

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Coming to the MCC: 55+ Active Living Lounge

Posted on June 10, 2019 10:45 AM

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June 10, 2019

Pelham, ON – The Meridian Community Centre (MCC), already a designated Seniors Active Living Centre, will soon offer a dedicated space for those 55+ in the form of an Active Living Lounge.

Located on the second floor of the MCC, the lounge will be set up in the special functions area overlooking the atrium, an entrance from the walking track providing access.

The lounge is a dedicated space available from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily for those 55 years and older and is...

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Dig in for the Pelham’s community tree plant

Posted on May 27, 2019 08:30 AM

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May 27, 2019

Pelham, ON – A community that plants together grows together, and that’s precisely what the Town of Pelham is encouraging residents to experience during the annual community tree plant on Friday, May 31, 2019, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Harold Black Park.

Now in its third year, the community tree plant offers the opportunity to get back to nature and plant a tree that can be enjoyed for generations.

“The kids, especially, love planting a tree during this event,” said...

Aerial Spray program for gypsy moth begins May 31

Posted on May 23, 2019 08:30 AM

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May 23, 2019

Pelham, ON – An aerial spray program combatting infestations of gypsy moth caterpillars begins at approximately 5:30 a.m. on May 31, 2019, spraying a total of 118 acres comprised of public and private property.

The spray program uses a biological insecticide called Foray 48B, its active ingredient being a naturally occurring soil bacteria called Bacillus thuringiensis v.kurstaki, or Btk, which only affects spring caterpillars feeding in the upper canopy of hardwoods.

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Motorists, pedestrians encouraged to exercise caution and awareness during Steve Bauer Classic

Posted on May 16, 2019 09:15 AM

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May 16, 2019

Pelham, ON – Motorists and pedestrians are asked to keep a keen eye on Saturday, May 18, 2019, as they navigate the areas of Effingham Street, Sixteen Road, Maple Street, Tice Road, and other roads that intersect the annual Steve Bauer Classic (SBC) cycling road race.

The annual event, now in its 35th year, is expecting more than 300 racers from across the province to compete in the prestigious event - road closures and one-way traffic can be expected throughout...

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