Vagaries of time and vandalism

Caistor Baptist Church to be torn down By Joanne McDonald NewsNow It’s been some time since an Alleluia rang out from the sanctuary of the Caistor Baptist Church. A once integral part of the community since it was built in 1864, ...

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Braver than her battle

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Gillian Mauro is no stranger to struggle. As an athlete, it is one of the things that defines her lifestyle: the struggle to maintain and grow her fitness, the struggle to triumph over fellow competitors. However, 1 ...

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Time: a critical factor in seeking help for a stroke

Retired NRP Constable Dave Dawson grateful to Hamilton Health Sciences By Joanne McDonald NewsNow Retired NRP Constable Dave Dawson got a second chance at life, a miracle thanks to the medical staff at Hamilton Health Sciences. But there wa ...

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Tips for teaching kids at home during COVID-19

Homeschool parent creates Facebook site to help with the transition By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Monica La Vella would definitely be on every child’s favourite teacher list. A Beamsville entrepreneur, La Vella has a class of t ...

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Detectives investigating animal theft in Grimsby

Niagara Region detectives are searching for a female suspect in the on-going investigation of the theft of a pure-bred donkey. The investigation has learned that in August of 2018, a four-year-old pure breed Mammoth Jackstock donk ...

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WW2 diaries “like finding Anne Frank’s diary”

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Engelina Hummel was only 11 years old when her native Netherlands was invaded by Germany. It was 1940 when she first put pen to paper to write her account of the Second World War. She could not have forese ...

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Grimsby ballet dancer invited to compete at elite international event

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Dreams really do come true. Grimsby ballerina Maggie Weatherdon has been invited to participate in the 2020 Prix de Lausanne, the world’s premier ballet competition for young dancers. Maggie and her fami ...

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From the Legion to the sea and back again

By Tristan Marks For NewsNow Navy veteran Barry Stark’s warm demeanor contrasts against the brisk and overcast Nov. 2 afternoon. He stands in his full Royal Canadian Legion uniform; from his naval beret to four medals across his ...

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Dancing dads delight daughters at NAPA Recital

By Tristan Marks For NewsNow These dads want to do more than just sit on the sidelines. The Niagara Academy of the Performing Arts (NAPA) “Dancing Dudes” team is made up of dance dads who wanted to get more involved with their ...

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Relationship building key to being a successful Big

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Niagara needs more Big siblings, according to Dani Chiodo and Kerri Mulder, two ‘Bigs’- volunteer mentors with Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of North & West Niagara. “The number of youth with m ...

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