Publication: St. Catharines Standard

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Back to School safety stops 280 vehicles

Niagara Regional Police stopped 280 vehicles Tuesday   Sept. 2 nd   during operation All Hands on Deck as students returned to school across the Niagara Region.Police say 145 Provincial Offences Notices were given as part of the 14 th annual traffic and ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 52 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Education minister predicts peaceful negotiations with teachers

TORONTO -Kids are back in class and the province’s education minister believes they’ll stay there.Education Minister Liz Sandals said she is hopeful that contract negotiations with elementary and secondary teachers will go well this year.Conversations ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 2 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Coast Guard searching for boater near Fort Erie

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters near the Peace Bridge after officials received a distress call from a boater early Tuesday.According to the Buffalo News, a man called the U.S. Coast Guard's Buffalo offices just after 2 a.m. to report his ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 9 hours ago]
Entities: US Coast Guard, Officer
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

St. Catharines Transit introduces app

Bus riders can now plan their trip on the road with a St. Catharines Transit app.The free app for iPhone and Android lets users know in real-time when the bus will arrive at their stop and provide information on detours.“It’s another avenue for our customers ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Exercise can help reduce need to wake up to pee: Study

Follow @CanoeLifestyleMen who wake up several times a night to pee should try exercising more, according to a study out of Loyola University in Chicago.It's estimated more than half of men 45 and older experience nocturia (waking two or more times to ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Labour Day parade in Merritton

Organizers with the Merritton Lions couldn't have asked for a better weekend to wrap up the summer. The sunny skies and warm temperatures drew thousands of kids and adults  to the annual Labour Day parade  Monday morning in Merritton.The parade which ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Organism
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Fonthill five-plex plan perplexes neighbours

When Dale Smith and Amber Cuthbertson moved into their old home on Church Hill in downtown Fonthill three years ago, they fell in love with the quaint neighbourhood of older homes, stately trees and beautiful gardens.Today they find themselves fighting ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Brock moves in 2,400 students in six hours

The nerves didn’t kick in when she was packing her tennis racket. Nor did they bother her on the drive from Guelph to St. Catharines Sunday.“Not until getting here. It’s setting in more,” said Monica Trimble, standing outside Lowenberger residence at ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

MISSING: Police seek woman who left St. Catharines hospital

A 59-year-old woman is missing after leaving the Niagara Health System's St. Catharines site in her hospital gown.Niagara Regional Police are asking for the public's help in locating Linda Summers Patterson, who was last seen leaving the hospital at 5:15 ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Old-fashioned fun found in Wainfleet

The last place you’d expect to find a 16-year-old Fonthill girl on the final summer weekend before school resumes is inside a sweltering blacksmith shop.But there she was, toiling away over a scorching flame, sweat dripping down her face as she turned ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

St Paul's Anglican church in Port Robinson set for demolition

This little town in the heart of Niagara is about to lose its last remaining church. Many births, baptisms and weddings have been celebrated here. Many loved ones final resting places are here. Its the final resting place of Constable Charles Richards ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Aug 30 2014]
Entities: Ports, Baptist
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Hyperlapse video of the Merritton Carnival

The Merritton Carnival began Friday evening and will continue until Monday evening. The following video was shot using the Instagram Hyperlapse app that was recently released. One of the highlights in Merritton this weekend will be the annual Labour Day ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Aug 30 2014]
Entities: Instagram

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"They told us we would be getting new rifles this year, but then they said we'll get them next year" he said
He recalled growing up under the guidance of his grandmother, "and I can tell you that the intergenerational passage of knowledge was hugely important and gave me a perspective that I think was a real advantage over others who didn't get to spend as much time with their grandparents."
"If we're fortunate enough to not have any accidents, that number will be zero" Lee said, while continuing to add that's likely "wishful thinking."
"You won't find a local in town on the weekend, unless they work there" one homeowner says

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Back to School safety stops 280 vehicles [Published St. Catharines Standard - 52 mins ago]
Education minister predicts peaceful negotiatio... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 2 hours ago]
St. Catharines Transit introduces app [Published St. Catharines Standard - 3 hours ago]
Exercise can help reduce need to wake up to pee... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 7 hours ago]
Coast Guard searching for boater near Fort Erie [Published St. Catharines Standard - 9 hours ago]
Labour Day parade in Merritton [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 01 2014]
Fonthill five-plex plan perplexes neighbours [Published St. Catharines Standard - Sep 01 2014]
Brock moves in 2,400 students in six hours [Published St. Catharines Standard - Aug 31 2014]
MISSING: Police seek woman who left St. Cathari... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Aug 30 2014]
Old-fashioned fun found in Wainfleet [Published St. Catharines Standard - Aug 30 2014]
St Paul's Anglican church in Port Robinson set ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Aug 30 2014]
VIDEO: Hyperlapse video of the Merritton Carnival [Published St. Catharines Standard - Aug 30 2014]
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