Publication: St. Catharines Standard

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George Snider a behind-the-scenes volunteer

The St. Davids Lions Carnival just wasn't the same this year—George Snider was not in his customary location spinning the grocery wheel, one of the most popular carnival games.He was the last surviving member of the four Lions who invented the grocery ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 10 hours ago]
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Landlord fined $17,000

A downtown St. Catharines property owner was fined more than $17,000 and placed on probation for one-year for not complying with an order to make her apartments safer.Ellen Johnstone Parker, owner of 19-27 Ontario St., did not install a second exit for ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Sagging Port parking lot to be repaired

Port Colborne is spending about $43,000 for a new parking lot behind city hall, because it’s cheaper than repairing a retaining wall that city staff say is crumbling into a neighbour’s property.“Our parking lot is continuing to sag away into a neighbour’s ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Niagara man sentenced for child pornography

A former content director with the now-defunct Silicon Knights video game developer has been sentenced to time served after police found a cache of child pornography on his home computers.Kenneth McCulloch, 43, appeared in an Ontario Court of Justice ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Niagara campground fined for sewage leaks

A Fort Erie campground, which was shut down in the fall of 2013 after a health inspector observed raw sewage being dumped into a ditch that flows into the Niagara River, has been fined $60,000.The public health department shut off the water supply to ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Rail safety upgrades slow to get on track

Lac Megantic is rebuilding but can never repair the hole in its heart left when a runaway engine pulling tankers of crude oil derailed and exploded last July in the picturesque Quebec town, killing 47 people in by far the worst of a series of such fiery ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

'Club Med on two wheels' coming to Niagara

More than 1,700 cyclists will roll into Niagara next week as part of one of the biggest multi-day cycling tours in Canada.Over the course of six days, the Grand Tour Desjardins will loop from Hamilton to Brant county, down to Niagara and then back to ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Bizzline: Gary Waters folds in new owners

An enduring Niagara independent retailer is changing hands and adding women's fashion to its lineup.Gary Waters traces its origins to its namesake managing the 700-square-foot Brill and Bun at the Pen Centre from 1960 to 1971.By September 1971, Waters ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Buskerfest finds new home in Thorold

After being rejected by St. Catharines City Council, the show will go on for Niagara Buskerfest — in Thorold.Organizer William Montgomery called the move “bittersweet” Sunday but said the festival will take place on Front St. over the Aug. 15-17 weekend, ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

'Incredibly strong boy' fighting cancer

A huge smile graced Dalton Jacques' face while he was at Merritt Island, Sunday morning.He was sitting amongst a group of his closest friends, awaiting the start of Julia's Journey — an event started five years ago in memory of Julia D’Innocenzo who died ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

I hate the hatred

Israel and Gaza. I hate the deaths on both sides. I hate the outsiders on both sides claiming to care. I hate the lack of empathy on both sides. .I hate the way the Marxists and their friends who supported Israel in the 50s and 60s now call Israelis Nazis. ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Brothers ask passing drivers to 'slow it down'

Two Pelham boys are doing what the town hasn't been able to do.Inspired by the loss of a beloved though furry friend, they've launched an initiative to help convince drivers to slow down in front of their family's Pancake Lane home.Nine-year-old Conner ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 27 2014]
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"Having just learned of these disturbing charges today and based on the serious nature of them, Ken McCulloch is no longer affiliated in any way with Precursor Games" CEO Paul Caporicci said in a statement on the developer's official forums soon after the arrest
"We stepped in an issued an order to close the park" said Bill Hunter, Niagara Region's manager of environmental health
"We are looking at growing this brand and hopefully can look at other markets," he added. "I think Adam and I would certainly like to take this model ... and move it maybe to other locations."
"I really appreciate it," said Dalton, a St. John Bosco graduate who will start high school at Notre Dame in September. "It's very nice of them. It's a lot of support and it helps out a lot."

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George Snider a behind-the-scenes volunteer [Published St. Catharines Standard - 10 hours ago]
Landlord fined $17,000 [Published St. Catharines Standard - 10 hours ago]
Sagging Port parking lot to be repaired [Published St. Catharines Standard - 13 hours ago]
Niagara man sentenced for child pornography [Published St. Catharines Standard - 14 hours ago]
Rail safety upgrades slow to get on track [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 28 2014]
Niagara campground fined for sewage leaks [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 28 2014]
'Club Med on two wheels' coming to Niagara [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 28 2014]
Bizzline: Gary Waters folds in new owners [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 28 2014]
Buskerfest finds new home in Thorold [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 27 2014]
'Incredibly strong boy' fighting cancer [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 27 2014]
Brothers ask passing drivers to 'slow it down' [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 27 2014]
Suicide bombers in Canada? [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 27 2014]
I hate the hatred [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 27 2014]
Collingwood Elvis Festival in full swing [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 27 2014]
Two London girls and a newborn in critical cond... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 27 2014]
Celebs with 7 kids or more [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 26 2014]
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Palestinian supporters rally in St. Catharines [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 26 2014]
Recalling the Battle of Lundy's Lane [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 25 2014]
Searching for Pelham’s best gardens [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 25 2014]
Native memorial at Queenston Heights to be a ga... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 25 2014]
Hiker rescued at the Niagara Glen [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 25 2014]
Air Algerie plane likely hit bad weather [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 25 2014]
Meridian Centre gets it's seats [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 25 2014]
NRP data to be backed up at Regional headquarters [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 24 2014]
Marineland opens up about Kiska [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 24 2014]
NIAGARA CLOSEUP: Children's health gets D– [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 24 2014]
Kessler, Atkinson survive final cut [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 24 2014]
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