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Redekop seeking another term as Fort Erie mayor: 'It’s not a decision to make lightly':Access to health care an important issue for community, he says
Fri, 05 Aug 2022 17:45:00 GMT
Wayne Redekop

Wayne Redekop made it official late last month, filing his mayoral nomination papers on July 19, seeking another term as the town’s top politician, a job he has held since 2014.

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Favero vows to give 100 per cent as Fort Erie’s next mayor:Candidate wants to clean up permit, inspection processes
Wed, 03 Aug 2022 18:00:00 GMT
 Dan Favero said he will be a voice for the little guy at town hall if he's elected as mayor in this fall's municipal election.

Favero vows to give 100 per cent as Fort Erie’s next mayor. Candidate wants to clean up permit, inspection processes.

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ArriveCAN still keeping Fort Erie families apart:Canadian border measures including app extended to the fall
Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:00:00 GMT
Sandy Pearce, the creator of the Families Are Essential Facebook page, said the ArriveCAN app continues to cause headaches and frustration for some families travelling between the Canadian and U.S. borders to see their loved ones and friends.

The border between the U.S. and Canada may be open, but Sandy Pearce said families still have yet to be reunited.

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Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre installs garden honouring residential school attendees after donation from local business
Sun, 31 Jul 2022 04:00:00 GMT
 Members of the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre and Homefront Landscape stand in the new garden honouring those who attended residential schools.

The first thing visitors will now see as they drive by the Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre is a newly installed garden with lush plants, an orange shirt, and rock with a plaque honouring those who attended residential schools.

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C420 sailing North American Championship Regatta hits the water in Ridgeway
Fri, 29 Jul 2022 20:00:00 GMT
 Sailors from across North America gathered at the Buffalo Canoe Club in Ridgeway to participate in the C420 North American Championship Regatta.

Sailors from across North America gathered at the Buffalo Canoe Club in Ridgeway to participate in the C420 North American Championship Regatta.

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'I keep thinking what happens if I ever need it': Stevensville man urges others to donate blood:Canadian Blood Services reports national blood shortage due to COVID-19
Thu, 28 Jul 2022 04:00:00 GMT
Stevensville’s Gordon Saunders has donated his blood 100 times. With a national blood shortage due to COVID-19, Saunders said giving blood is now more important than ever.

Last month, Canadian Blood Services reported that there is an unprecedented national blood shortage.

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Ridgeway Lions will hit the links for service dogs:Proceeds from tournament will help families in need receive service dogs
Mon, 25 Jul 2022 18:55:00 GMT
 The Ridgeway Lions will be hosting a fundraising golf tournament on Sept. 11 at the Fort Erie Golf Club to help cover the cost of training service dogs. From left are: Lions members Ed Fenwick and Bruce Schinkel, Joe and Kim Ramos, their son, Joshua, with a service dog named Rex; Lions member Ron Brunner, Larry Gibson, owner of Fort Erie Golf Club, and Lions member Chuck Goodyear.

Ridgeway Lions set to host golf tournament on Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Fort Erie Golf Club, at 1150 Sunset Drive.

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‘Station will serve our community well into the future’ Fort Erie shows off new Station 4 fire hall:Prior to the hose uncoupling ceremony members of the Fort Erie Fire Department led a procession down Ridge Road
Sun, 24 Jul 2022 15:41:20 GMT
Firefighters pushing their vehicle inside the station as part of the grand opening celebrations.

It is not every day you get a guided tour of a new fire hall. For members of the public, July 23 was that lucky day as the Fort Erie Fire Department held a grand opening celebration for the new $6-million station that replaces aging facilities in

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Pavilion touted for Fort Erie park revitalization:Lions Club, Underwater Recover Unit pledge $70K toward project
Thu, 21 Jul 2022 15:56:34 GMT
Despite the concerns raised by residents and those around the horseshoe, council approved the staff report.

The Fort Erie Lions ($50,000) and the Fort Erie Underwater Recovery Unit ($20,000) have pledged $70,000 toward an anticipated $150,000 to $200,000, including a contingency fund to help fund any increased costs, said Stephen Passero. He announced the donation on behalf of the two groups at the July 18 meeting of Fort Erie council, where he called the addition of a pavilion “the next stage in the transformation of the Sugarbowl.

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‘They’re my best friends’: Fort Erie agency helps woman with brain injury:For Deborah Cameron, the Brain Injury Association of Fort Erie has been a vital support
Thu, 21 Jul 2022 09:00:00 GMT
 The Brain Injury Association of Fort Erie has been providing support to Deborah Cameron for a decade. She said that support has given her the ability to continue to work with horses, something she loves.

For Deborah Cameron, the Brain Injury Association of Fort Erie has been a vital support.

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