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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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UPDATE – Missing Grimsby man found dead

Thursday, Aug. 1, at approximately 4:30 p.m. uniform officers from the 8 District Grimsby office of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to Sandy Cove Drive in Lincoln for a report of a found body in Lake Ontario, ...

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Market shopping European style

By Lorraine Simpson The festive season is almost upon us, bringing the aroma of cinnamon spiced mulled wine, Christmas tunes and plenty of holiday spirit, and I can’t think of anything more festive than taking a European break t ...

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Iron Girl raises $4K for McNally, $17K for cancer research/advocacy

  Great participation, fundraising results and ideal weather made for a picture perfect Grimsby Iron Girl event on Saturday, says organizer Nick Stoehr. “The 5-km raised over $4,000 for McNally House and we are close to $20 ...

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