Tom Wilkinson, West Niagara News

Tom Wilkinson is group editor of Niagara Community Newspapers, encompassing West Niagara News, Fort Erie Times, Thorold Edition and the Niagara Advance.


Beamsville author Leesa Culp holds a copy of Sudden Death: The Incredible Saga of the 1986 Swift Current Broncos.

Awakened memories of tragedy lead to book

Leesa Culp was hitching a ride home to Moose Jaw, Sask., with a truck driver on Dec. 30, 1986, when she and the driver witnessed a horrific accident ahead on the snowy highway.

Jordan Station resident Melissa Shriner is the star soloist of the Avanti Chamber Singers.

Jordan Station soloist will sing in Magnificat Saturday

A concert on Nov, 17 by the Avanti Chamber Singers - including Jordan Station resident Melissa Shriner - will feature Magnificat text in three languages from three eras and three geographical locations, says conductor Dr. Harris Loewen.

From left serving up some burgers Friday at Unit One were Stan Drobnich, executive director of Employment Health, Linda MacDonald, a Unit One volunteer and Unit One board member Jim Roberts.

Unit One pleased with response

Now in its second month of operation, Beamsville's Unit One is pleased with the response to date.

Treat Fluffy with dignity and respect

Every year about this time we start hearing complaints from the public about people leaving pets in their cars with windows either cranked all the way up or open only very slightly.

Tim Hudak says the Conservatives have tried to work with Dalton McGuinty, but the premier has rejected their recommendations.

Only good budget is a new budget: PCs

When Dalton McGuinty says the opposition parties should be working with him, he seems to have forgotten that the Conservatives have tried, said local MPP and PC leader Tim Hudak.