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Jill Troyer

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Local cyclist in Italy for gruelling races

Jenny Brown is a friendly and familiar face to regulars at the gym at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Centre, as a coach and trainer, but she won’t be found there for several days in

Niagara residents can help improve recycling

New statistics for 2018 show Niagara residents put out 38,000 metric-tonnes of recycling material in their blue and grey boxes last year, including many types of paper and plastic products and packaging. According

Friday morning cold allows for icewine harvest

Mother Nature gave winemakers a window of weather cold enough to harvest some grapes for icewine very early this morning in Niagara. Mattias Oppenlaender, chair of the Ontario Grape Growers said the temperature

Bikes for Farmworkers an alliance of generosity

One winter day in 2015, local couple Terry and Lynn Weiner were walking their dog Riley in the Commons at Butler’s Barracks in Niagara-on-the-Lake, when they bumped into another couple cross-country skiing through

Changes to garbage pickup explored

Every other week garbage pickup could be a reality as early as 2021. Niagara Region Public Works Committee recently approved the inclusion of that option, as well as status quo, for pricing in

Newark Neighbours ready for donations

When Newark Neighbours re-opened Monday morning after a break for the holidays, the thrift shop was bustling with bargain hunters. Within half an hour of opening the doors, shoppers had filled the aisles looking through the stock,

The summary of the 2018 VQAO report

2018 Vintage Report The Vintners Quality Alliance Ontario has released its annual Vintage Report, and it’s a tale of tumultuous weather and challenging harvest conditions, but the overall outlook for wines from this

Levee rings in new year at Navy Hall

Hundreds of people filled Navy Hall on New Years Day for the annual levee put on by the Friends of Fort George in partnership with Parks Canada. Organizers said there were about 600 people

Holiday House Tour best-attended yet

Lorna Penman, chair of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club’s annual Holiday House Tour, said this year’s event was the best yet, with nearly 4,800 tickets having been sold in total. It was the event’s

Ukesters Make Merry

Some brows are furrowed in concentration, toes are tapping, and fingers are strumming on Sunday afternoon at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Centre. The NOTL Ukesters, 90 strong, are gathered for their weekly fix of

Inside Tweed Farms

From the street view on Concession 5, the operation at Tweed Farms in Niagara-on-the-Lake is unassuming, set in an agricultural area, surrounded by security fences, a gravel road leading to a security gate,

Jennings: Christmas Carol A total hit

The magical spirit of the season comes to life in Shaw Festival’s production of A Christmas Carol, and the benefits extend well beyond each performance. Back for a second season, the Christmas classic has

Tai chi for life

Their movements are elegant; slow, controlled, and symmetrical. The expression on their faces is calm and focussed. The room is in utter stillness. This is the scene at ten o’clock Wednesday morning at

Tweed doubles-up cannabis production

The brand new greenhouse at Tweed Farms in Niagara-on-the-Lake is filled with thousands of thriving new cannabis plants, and upgrades to the other two greenhouses have dramatically increased their production capacity. The $70


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