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Fort Erie Horticultural Society is 100 years and growing:Society continues to plant roots in community through volunteer work
Wed, 22 Sep 2021 12:00:00 GMT
 The Fort Erie Horticultural Society celebrated its 100th anniversary with a celebration at the Mill Greenhouses in Ridgway. Pictured here are group members Mike Stoppard, Shirley Stoppard, Flo Odding, Amy Barrett, Kriena Thielking Carolyn Baer, Ruth Markle, Roseanne Skinner, Karen Mann andLloyd Markle.

The Fort Erie Horticultural Society is 100 years and growing strong.

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Federal action needed to address border, jobs and Indigenous community in Fort Erie:Border closure has sweeping impact on Fort Erie
Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:00:00 GMT
 Mayor Wayne Redekop said having the Peace Bridge closed to non-essential traffic has had a lasting impact on not only Fort Erie, but across Niagara.

Held amidst a pandemic, Monday’s federal election was unlike any voters have ever seen before.

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Proof of vaccination required to enter Fort Erie arenas:Move is in line with provincial program, CAO Tom Kuchyt says
Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:00:00 GMT
 Proof of vaccination will be needed for residents to access the Leisureplex and Crystal Ridge arenas starting Sept. 22, the town says.

Move is in line with provincial program, CAO Tom Kuchyt says.

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Crystal Beach group concerned by delays to Village hall project:Ombudsman complaint means fundraising for project can’t go ahead
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 18:54:18 GMT
An artist rendering of the proposed community centre that would make its home in the former fire station in Crystal Beach.

Ombudsman complaint means fundraising for project can’t go ahead.

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Baldinelli retains seat for Conservatives in Niagara Falls riding
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 04:20:31 GMT
Tony Baldinelli addresses supporters after retaining his seat for the Conservatives in the Niagara Falls riding.

In one of the tightest races Niagara Falls has seen federally after nearly two decades of Conservative rule, incumbent candidate Tony Baldinelli was able to keep the riding blue. "The big disappointment of this election, and what I heard when I w

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Owners of Fort Erie rental — the site of a double murder — apply to add second home to property:Owners agree to no longer use property for short-term rentals
Fri, 17 Sep 2021 15:48:53 GMT
The owners of a waterfront mansion that was the site of a double murder earlier this year are looking to sever the lot and add a second home to the property.

The owners of a waterfront mansion, rented out for a birthday party where two young women were murdered, made an application to town hall to split the lot and add a second home. At town hall on Sept. 13, the owners, who did not appear in person bu

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Fort Erie Council Notebook: A return to the council chambers, development talk:A roundup of the discussion at Sept. 23 council-in-committee meeting
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:00:00 GMT
Fort Erie Town Hall.

Fort Erie councillors met virtually on Sept. 13 for a committee-of-the-whole meeting.

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Fundraiser to rev up support for Fort Erie child:50/50 raffle and GoFundMe to help family buy wheelchair-accessible van
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 09:00:00 GMT
 Donna Johnston-Mitruk and her husband Jordan Mitruk are grateful to the community for supporting a GoFundMe and 50/50 raffle to help the Crystal Beach family with a wheelchair-accessible van for their son Jonah, who has cerebral palsy.

Donna Johnston-Mitruk wants her son to experience the world just as any other child would. As nine-year-old Jonah grows, it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to do just that as The Grade 4 student at Garrison Road Public School — who was born

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Dinosaurs coming to Safari Niagara in new drive-thru experiences:Limited ticket sales begin Sept. 14
Tue, 14 Sep 2021 14:00:00 GMT
Safari Niagara owner Tim Tykolis and Jonna Wolfenberg, who helped organize the event, are excited to bring Dinosaurs Live to the Stevensville zoo starting Oct. 16.

There’s a new exhibit coming to Safari Niagara, and It promises plenty of roars as guests take a drive through the prehistoric past. Safari Niagara owner Tim Tykolis said Canada’s Dinosaur Park is bringing Dinosaurs Live, an immersive drive-thru e

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Helicopter helps get Fort Erie woman to the church on time:By any means possible, Bev Arbour was going to be at granddaughter’s stateside wedding
Mon, 13 Sep 2021 09:00:00 GMT
Bev Arbour did not want to miss her granddaughter Ashley's wedding and, with the U.S. border closed to non-essential travellers by land, booked a spot on a helicopter to get there.

By any means possible, Bev Arbour was going to be at granddaughter’s stateside wedding.

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