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Village of Hope helping students head back to class prepared
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 14:00:00 -0400
 Village of Hope is preparing to distribute backpacks and school supplies to families ahead of the return to school. Pictured are, from left, Anna and Aggie Bueckert, Julie Roddy, Dave Robitaille of IBM Canada and Village of Hope director Cheryl Keddy-Scott.

Vineland-based charity Village of Hope is seeking support to help more than 200 youth start the school year with the proper essentials. Monetary donations or supplies will go a long way to helping ensure knapsacks are filled with grade-appropriate supplies and healthy treats for students from kindergarten through secondary school.

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Caged for Cancer event benefits pediatric cancer research and supports
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 15:03:38 -0400
 Sgt. Marc Garrels, preparing to go into his cage on Clifton Hill, thanks Wasaga Beach resident Doug Macham, with daughter Serena, for donating to the jar calling for Garrels to be freed.

Passersby on Clifton Hill decide whether Sgt. Marc Garrels is freed or spends 24 hours atop a scissor lift

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Body found off QEW identified as Welland man
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:30:08 -0400
A 44-year-old Welland man, who had previously been reported missing, was identified as the person found dead in a vehicle off the QEW in Grimsby.

A 44-year-old man from Welland has been identified as the deceased person found in a vehicle on the side of the QEW in Grimsby, the OPP have confirmed.

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OPP investigate after body found in vehicle in Grimsby
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:05:33 -0400
Niagara OPP are investigating after a body was found inside a vehicle at a collision scene in a heavily wooded area off the QEW east of Bartlett Avenue.

Body discovered inside vehicle in heavily wooded area off highway by Bartlett Avenue

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Filling a funding ‘GAPP’ at Vineland Research
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:48:25 -0400
 University of Toronto professor Adam Mott meets with federal Minister of Science and Sport Kirsty Duncan and St. Catharines MP Chris Bittle Thursday. A project he's involved with to develop disease resistant varieties of greenhouse vegetables was one of seven research studies to receive GAPP funding.

Healthy plants produce healthy vegetables, and in turn, healthy humans. Federal funding for a joint research project between Vineland Research and Innovation Centre and the University of Toronto aims to produce new varieties of greenhouse vegetables, such as tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers, that will better fight diseases.

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Lincoln beginning to install crosswalk, bike route signs
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:06:38 -0400
 Staff with the town of Lincoln install new painted crosswalks at a busy intersection. The colourful crosswalks are meant to grab the attention of motorists.

A gentle reminder to motorists will hopefully make walking and biking the streets of Lincoln a little safer.

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Family, friends of Jeff McKillop fundraise for mental health services
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:35:34 -0400
The McKillop family, including Wendy, left, and Jennifer, right, are teaming up with friends of the late Jeff McKillop to organize a memorial charity car show and truck show on Saturday, Aug. 18 at West Niagara Agricultural Society. The event will raise funds for Pathstone Mental Health.

Memorial charity car and truck show takes place Aug. 18 in Smithville

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GBF aims to offer fresh start for every student
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:46:59 -0400
 GBF Community Services program development manager Ashley Miller and food bank coordinator Alyssa Zandwyk have been busy preparing packages for the organization's Back-to-School Program.

Donations welcome to help complete back-to-school packages.

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Community Care of West Niagara ready to deliver supplies, smiles to students
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:01:56 -0400
 Nicole Sutherland, client services coordinator for Community Care of West Niagara, is preparing for the organization's distribution of its backpacks, shoes and supplies for its back-to-school campaign. Community Care is making a last call for any contributions of supplies or monetary donations to help fill the backpacks prior to the start of distribution on Aug. 22.

Last call for donations for annual back-to-school campaign.

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Regional Road 14 in West Lincoln temporarily closed for work
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 02:07:34 -0400
Region says road, bridge reconstruction could take place until December.

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