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Compost giveaway to support local charities May 8 - May 13, 2017

Posted on April 27, 2017 01:30 PM

Compost giveaway to support local charities May 8 - May 13, 2017

May 8 to May 13 (while quantities last), residents of Niagara region can collect up to 3 bags of compost per household during regular business hours. Each bag of compost is 20 litres in size.

In exchange for the compost, residents are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items or cash in support of Fort Erie COPE (Community Outreach Program – Erie), Grimsby Benevolent Fund, Goodwill Niagara, and Project Share.

Compost is available...

Confirmed case of mumps in Niagara

Posted on April 27, 2017 01:15 PM

 

 

 

Niagara Region Public Health has identified the first infection of mumps in Niagara.

Mumps is a viral infection of the salivary glands, that is spread person-to-person through coughing, sneezing, talking or coming into contact with a person’s saliva (i.e. sharing drinks and food, kissing). 

 Symptoms include:

  • Fever
  • Swelling and pain in one or more salivary glands (sides of cheeks and jaw)
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Fatigue

If you think you may have mumps and need to see a doctor,...

Seniors' Month 2017

Posted on April 26, 2017 03:00 PM

Proclamation

Seniors' Month 

June 1 - 30, 2017

WHEREAS Seniors’ Month is an annual province-wide celebration;

 

WHEREAS seniors have contributed and continue to contribute immensely to the life and vibrancy of this community;

 

WHEREAS seniors continue to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers and important and active members of this community;

 

WHEREAS their contributions past and present warrant appreciation and recognition and their stories deserve to be told;

 

WHEREAS the optimal...

STREET SWEEPING

Posted on April 26, 2017 01:15 PM

Street sweeping is set to begin in Pelham shortly and will be completed by approximately May 19, 2017. Residents are asked to please NOT park on streets during sweeping operations.

When: April 28 – May 19, 2017. 7:00am until 5:00pm Monday through Friday, dependent on weather conditions. Heavy rains may cause some delays.

Where: Starting in Fenwick, moving east down Canboro Road then completing Fonthill area west of Haist Street moving from north to south, then everything east of Haist Street from...

Arbour Day Tree Planting Event in Pelham

Posted on April 26, 2017 11:30 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 26, 2017

Pelham, ON – Pelham residents are invited to help plant six trees in Woodstream Park on Friday, April 28, in celebration of Arbour Day, the globally recognized initiative that promotes the growth and caring of trees.

This year’s free community event is hosted in conjunction with Forests Ontario, Ontario’s Green Leaf Challenge and Ontario Wood and will take place from 1-3 p.m. All residents are invited to enjoy the family-friendly event and are asked to bring a shovel...

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