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 Allan Benner/Standard file photo Niagara College students return to class Tuesday. Some may be tempted to accept the province’s offer of a full tuition refund following the strike, but a college spokesman suggests they have all the facts before making a decision.

Tuition refunds offered to students

Completing the semester before Jan. 10 won’t be ideal for Niagara College students who have been away from the classroom since mid-October.

Pelham DEBT members Nancy Beamer and Bernie Law discuss their concerns about Pelham's finances at Thursday's regional council meeting, on Thursday November 16, 2017. Allan Benner/St. Catharines Standard/Postmedia Network

Pelham group wants answers

Pelham residents want the truth regarding allegations about the town’s finances.

Artist Dereck Revington

Canal workers at last get respect

Sam Romano spent years searching for his great-grandfather. Sunday afternoon, he felt as though he had finally found him.

People packed into Market Square following the Santa Claus Parade for the Lighting of the Holiday Tree in front of City Hall, part of the Snowflakes and Angels Christmas Campaign for the Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre on Sunday, November 20, 2016. Julie Jocsak/ St. Catharines Standard/ Postmedia Network

Hotel Dieu Christmas campaign moved downtown

The Hotel Dieu Shaver foundation is bringing its annual celebration downtown, as it launches its annual Snowflakes and Angels Christmas Campaign, Friday.

Denise Lloyd-Boucher holds her great grandfather's medal at St. Catharines Remembrance Day ceremony, Saturday.

Heroes remembered at St. Catharines ceremony

Denise Lloyd-Boucher caught the last “red- eye” flight north, when she learned her great-grandfather's story would be shared during St. Catharines' Remembrance Day ceremony, Saturday morning.

Goody Dockstader and Norma Sherbok join First Nations supporters of the Haudenosaunee hunters at Short Hills Provincial Park, Saturday. ALLAN BENNER Staff Photo

Short Hills hunt peaceful, despite protest

The protests remained peaceful, despite groups with opposing gathering on either side of the entrance to Short Hills Provincial Park, Saturday.

Jon Dakin looks on as summer students, from left, Chip McCrimmon and Kedar Patel carry a chair at the Niagara Furniture Bank on Monday, July 20, 2015.

Stolen van impacts charity

At first, workers at the Niagara Furniture Bank weren’t concerned when they noticed the organization’s van wasn’t parked in its usual spot — in the gravel parking lot off Ontario Street.

Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn

Mayor challenges former councillors statements

Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn has called two special council meetings in response to concerns raised by a former town councillor, regarding an in camera meeting that took place in early September.

NPCA headquarters in Welland. File photo

Planning application falling behind

Niagara planning applications requiring natural heritage policy interpretation are starting to fall behind, after Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority opted out of providing that service before Niagara Region was ready to take over.

New homes being built in Pelham

DC bylaw approved

Niagara’s planning and development services committee supported the Region’s revised development charges bylaw, despite repeated concerns that it could hamper economic development efforts in the southern tier.