Steve Hardaker volunteers at the Royal Niagara Golf Course, plays a little golf, and sits on a committee forging the future of the Glendale area. (Linda Hardaker)
When it comes to weather, Glendale resident Steve Hardaker has seen it all.
It was all part of his 35-year career, first with Environment Canada, then with the Department of … [Read more...] about Former National Defence meteorologist living retirement dream
Ross Robinson was one of the original owners of Oh Canada Eh?, which has been closed by current owners Anne Robinson and Jim Cooper. The photo was taken in happier times, when they celebrated the dinner theatre’s 25th anniversary last year. (Photo supplied)
The so-called “closing statement” on the Oh Canada Eh? website is truly that, as the Niagara … [Read more...] about Local owners close Niagara Falls dinner theatre
Katja Murray, outside Holy Cross with principal Andrew Boon, has received an award that guarantees $100,000 toward her university education. (Photo supplied)
The email to Katja Murray informing her she had been named a recipient of a 2020 Schulich Leader Scholarship arrived on April 21. She opened it, and immediately began screaming.
“Everyone in … [Read more...] about Student receives prestigious scholarship
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
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