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grimsbyrocksbox.com takes flight

While the brand new To Your Doorstep restaurant delivery program gets off the ground, this week a new digital endeavour takes flight to help Grimsby retailers. Starting Thursday, April 2, a new website – grimsbyrocksbox.com ...

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NPCA closes Beamer, other sites

By Mike Williscraft For NewsNow On the heels of inquiries by concerned citizens and a subsequent story in the March 26 edition of NewsNow, the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority took quick action closing Beamer Memorial Cons ...

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Grimsby Public Library physically closed, open online

Although the Grimsby Public Library (GPL) has closed its doors during the COVID-19 pandemic, it remains open in cyberspace. The GPL’s online content can be found by clicking the ‘online library’ tab on grimsby.ca ...

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St. Joseph livestreams Mass to parishioners

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow St. Joseph Catholic Church parishioners may not be sitting shoulder to shoulder but they are together in spirit celebrating the Mass during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fr. Rico Passero and staff at the Gr ...

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Community helping community, one dinner at a time

Anyone who lives in Niagara West knows it is an area with huge heart. Case in point, a group of area residents has quickly banded together, cooked up a concept, built a website and created an infrastructure which could help Grimsby restaura ...

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COVID-19: Prevention key to saving lives

By Mike Williscraft For NewsNow Despite school closures, requests for social distancing and suggested 14-day self-quarantine for anyone returning to Canada, many are not adhering to these guidelines as the COVID-19 incidence rate ...

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Grimsby Peach Kings season cut short

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Bad news for local hockey fans, the Peach Kings’ season has come to an end now that the Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL) has suspended all remaining 2019-20 games until further notice. The organiza ...

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Taking it outdoors during school closures

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Jesse Mudie will be taking her children outside the classroom for some fresh air learning about nature while schools are closed in response to the threat of the coronavirus. The Jordan Village reside ...

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Grimsby photographer named “Featured Pro” by Olympus cameras

Local Grimsby photographer Thomas Stirr was recently named a “Featured Pro” by Olympus Americas. The photographer and author has had a prolific career as a professional photographer, also having written over 750 photography ar ...

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Calm, kind, responsible community response urged for COVID-19

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Beamsville resident Jacqueline Swart has been calm and pragmatic in her response to the rapidly changing landscape around COVID 19. But she is also realistic and responsible for the health of her fam ...

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