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There's more to Earth Hour than just turning off the lights

St Cathatines Standard - Mon, 03/21/2011 - 10:58
Big Ben didn't shy away from the dark. Neither did the Empire State Building. Even the Las Vegas strip was temporarily cloaked in darkness.[...]

Hawks top Falcons in overtime

Niagara Falls Review - Mon, 03/21/2011 - 01:09
THOROLD — It's no secret Tom Trowell didn't turn in his best performance for the Thorold Blackhawks when they lost Game 1 of their Golden Horseshoe best-of-seven semifinal against the St. Catharines Falcons.[...]

IceDogs wrap up successful regular season

Niagara Falls Review - Mon, 03/21/2011 - 01:07
ST. CATHARINES — Statistically, the Niagara IceDogs improved by leaps and bounds this season. The IceDogs wrapped up the Ontario Hockey League regular season with a convincing 8-4 triumph over the Kingston Frontenacs Saturday before a sellout crowd of 3,145 fans at Jack Gatecliff Arena.[...]

Pirates work OT to tie series

Niagara Falls Review - Mon, 03/21/2011 - 00:46
PORT COLBORNE — Neither the Port Colborne Pirates nor the Niagara Falls Canucks seem to get enough hockey.[...]

Details unveiled for $25 million Vineland centre renovation

Niagara Falls Review - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 23:30
ST. CATHARINES — World-class research facilities and warm, inviting design are among the highlights of a $25-million facelift for the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre.[...]

Skeleton crew takes stock of GM’s remains

Niagara Falls Review - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 22:53
ST. CATHARINES — General Motors says a crew of about 30 is busy assessing what remains inside its Ontario St. plant in St. Catharines. The company shut down the components facility in January and shifted its energies to a revitalized engine plant on Glendale Ave.[...]

Mother Nature’s forces duking it out

Niagara Falls Review - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 22:51
ST. CATHARINES — Amanda Lord had spring on the brain, despite Sunday's shivering 3C temperatures. Lord, a Brock University student, was enjoying clear skies with a couple of Brock friends. "I feel spring-like," said Lord, 21.[...]

Canada Post warns about virus-laced e-mails

Niagara Falls Review - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 22:32
Canada Post is warning the public to delete a virus-ridden e-mail that claims to be from the mail carrier. "We don't send out e-mails like that," said John Caines, spokesman for Canada Post.[...]

Vandalism frustrates Chippawa neighbourhood

Niagara Falls Review - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 22:09
It's the kind of art show this Chippawa neighbourhood can do without. Several residents along Banting Ave. and Champlain Dr. awoke to their cars, windows and doors covered in spray paint Saturday morning.[...]

Hawks top Falcons in overtime

St Cathatines Standard - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 21:27
THOROLD — It's no secret Tom Trowell didn't turn in his best performance for the Thorold Blackhawks when they lost Game 1 of their Golden Horseshoe best-of-seven semifinal against the St. Catharines Falcons.[...]

IceDogs wrap up successful regular season

Niagara Falls Review - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 21:26
Statistically, the Niagara IceDogs improved by leaps and bounds this season. The IceDogs wrapped up the Ontario Hockey League regular season with a convincing 8-4 triumph over the Kingston Frontenacs Saturday before a sellout crowd of 3,145 fans at Jack Gatecliff Arena.[...]

IceDogs wrap up successful regular season

St Cathatines Standard - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 21:26
Statistically, the Niagara IceDogs improved by leaps and bounds this season. The IceDogs wrapped up the Ontario Hockey League regular season with a convincing 8-4 triumph over the Kingston Frontenacs Saturday before a sellout crowd of 3,145 fans at Jack Gatecliff Arena.[...]

Skeleton crew takes stock of GM’s Ont. St. remains

St Cathatines Standard - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 21:09
General Motors says a crew of about 30 is busy assessing what remains inside its Ontario St. plant in St. Catharines. The company shut down the components facility in January and shifted its energies to a revitalized engine plant on Glendale Ave.[...]

Curling rinks swept up in helping Alzheimer Society

The Welland Tribune - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 20:23
WELLAND — There are more than 8,100 people in Niagara with some form of dementia. Teena Kindt, chief executive officer of Alzheimer Society of Niagara, said that number is expected to increase each year as the number of baby boomers grows.[...]

The man behind the letters

The Welland Tribune - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 20:22
WAINFLEET — Andrew Watts remembers the first letter to the editor he ever wrote to The Tribune. It was about the Wainfleet water-sewer issue — the Big Pipe — and it was directed at Niagara Region staff.[...]

Raising awareness

The Welland Tribune - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 20:20
WELLAND — Though they didn't reach their goal of collecting 50,000 non-perishable food items for the Hope Centre in Welland, Brock University's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) still held a celebration event Saturday afternoon.[...]

Answering the call

The Welland Tribune - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 20:19
WELLAND — There's always a need for blood and Welland residents answered the call of Canadian Blood Services on Saturday. They came out to give blood at a clinic at Centennial Secondary School, where between 65 and 70 units were collected, nurse Jo Anne Ducker said..[...]

Details unveiled for $25 million Vineland centre reno

St Cathatines Standard - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 20:02
World-class research facilities and warm, inviting design are among the highlights of a $25 million facelift for the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre. Those and other details were revealed Friday by Diamond and Schmitt Architects at a breakfast held at Canada Blooms in Toronto.[...]

Canada Post warns about virus-laced e-mails

St Cathatines Standard - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 19:36
Canada Post is warning the public to delete a virus-ridden e-mail that claims to be from the mail carrier. "We don't send out e-mails like that," said John Caines, spokesman for Canada Post.[...]

Is 'Friday' as bad as it gets?

Niagara Falls Review - Sun, 03/20/2011 - 18:51
For many, it's the day the music died. The Friday that launched 'Friday.' You might have heard of it by now.[...]
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