Stewart Friesen (centre), with his wife Jessica, their son Parker and the Halmar team in the champions’ circle after a successful race.
Competing in his virtual race car over the first two months of the pandemic “just wasn’t cutting it” for Niagara-on-the-Lake native Stewart Friesen.
Luckily, he had a couple of real big-block modified race … [Read more...] about Friesen back to racing, in truck and modified series
Jim Gay leads the Eden High School band through a rehearsal. (Mike Balsom)
Jim Gay had second thoughts about retirement on May 19. That was the day Premier Doug Ford announced that Ontario’s schools would stay empty for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
As the veteran music teacher says, though, these were very fleeting second thoughts. … [Read more...] about Virgil musician, teacher retires from Eden
Juliet Dunn and Peter Shea in masks at last summer’s Mardi Gras festival. (Photo supplied)
July is Mardi Gras time for the TD Niagara Jazz Festival, and things are already underway for the summer celebration.
And during the lockdown, with the cancellation of live events, the festival continues to offer concerts online every Friday and … [Read more...] about Jazz Festival livestreaming, preparing for summer festival
There will be some form of organized soccer for kids this summer, but it won’t be soccer as usual. (Photo supplied)
There will be some form of organized soccer in Niagara-on-the-Lake this summer, promises NOTL Soccer Club president Ted VandeKaay. What form the sport takes, though, depends on a few factors.
Last Friday, the board of directors … [Read more...] about Minor soccer will offer activities, but not a full season
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