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NPCA won't disclose lawsuit costs
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 22:21:15 EST
The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority says it will not disclose what its failed attempt to sue local activist Ed Smith cost.
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YESTERDAY AND TODAY: A busy corner
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 20:46:25 EST
When the brothers John W. King and G. R. King in the mid-1870s combined to establish a butcher shop they chose to have it at the east end of St. Catharines’ downtown business district.
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Mural adds a splash of colour
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 19:36:08 EST
Patrons of The Black Sheep Lounge in Welland are used to seeing artwork adorning the interior walls of the Welland establishment, and now there is art on the outside wall, too.
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FALLEN WORKERS: Hungarian worker struck in head by beam
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 19:11:47 EST
His name appears on a list: Fatality No. 9 on Section No. 7 of the Welland Ship Canal construction.
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Mayor asked to weigh in on NPCA judgement
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 19:11:28 EST
There could be lessons learned for all political bodies from a judge’s decision dismissing an NPCA lawsuit against one of its critics, St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik says.
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Police ‘fed up’ with budget complaints
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:22:41 EST
Niagara Regional Police Association president Cliff Priest said officers are tired of being “made to be the bad guys” whenever Niagara budget discussions arise.
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NPCA slammed at Region budget meeting
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:20:37 EST
A two-page letter wasn’t enough to entice members of the Region’s budget review committee to agree to shell out $7 million to the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority — although they will ultimately have to pay the bill anyway.
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Committee approves $143.5 M police budget
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:17:11 EST
Niagara Regional Police are a step closer to approval of a $143.5-million budget - as well as the construction of a new St. Catharines police detachment - despite remaining frustration about an arbitrated settlement for police officers.
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#AskSendzik: Chat with the Mayor
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:16:33 EST
St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik was in The Standard's studio Friday for his monthly #AskSendzik chat with reporter Karena Walter.
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Fresh approach for Meals on Wheels
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:25:22 EST
Meals on Wheels is taking a fresh new approach to the meals it delivers daily to clients in Port Colborne and Wainfleet starting in the new year. “The number of meals we deliver has been dropping steadily over the last number of years. It has to do with the quality of meals,” said Meals on Wheels Port Colborne executive director Leslie Kennedy.
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From fire to long-time bond between Falls, Carmelites
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:24:39 EST
For more than a century, Mount Carmel has overlooked the falls from its perch between Stanley Avenue and Portage Road.
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Livestream issues to be resolved
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:18:59 EST
Technical issues around closed-captioning of Welland council’s livestream that saw Mayor Frank Campion’s name come up as Mr. Marijuana will be resolved by the next meeting, said the city’s information services manager/network administrator, Scott Barnes.
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Grand Old Christmas Festival coming up
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:17:19 EST
When people think about artificial Christmas trees, they think of hard, green plastic trees, jammed into a stand and decorated with a star on top, filled tinsel, and lights.
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Contraband tobacco use on the rise in Niagara Falls
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:10:23 EST
Illegal tobacco use is on the rise in Niagara.
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Lafleur coming to Falls
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:33:41 EST
He was the first player in the National Hockey League to score at least 50 goals and 100 points in six consecutive seasons.
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