Marc-Yvain Giroux’s face glowed with pride as students from the two French-language secondary schools in Welland produced a radio program in partnership with Radio-Canada’s CJBC station.
Joe Barkovich, special to Postmedia News
For those who care about such matters, a resurgence of interest in heritage projects in Welland is underway. Think of it as a renaissance in the making.
“I love a parade, the tramping of feet, I love every beat I hear of a drum.
A pall hangs over the upcoming Welland Boys Reunion.
After 110 years, Welland's farmers market still has plenty of life.
Concern about dangers of discarded injection paraphernalia has prompted the tattoo artist James Takeo to launch an online petition which asks Welland city council to investigate installing sharps containers in public places such as city parks.
There is little doubt in my mind that one of the best stories from Welland’s history is that about Welland Canal Fallen Workers in general, and those who are buried in local cemeteries in particular.
We lost our best Buddy Tuesday.
Columnist Joe Barkovich would like to see Welland Mayor Frank Campion, above, go Round 2 with Regional Chairman Alan Caslin.
Michael (Mikey) Blazetich was taken on a final visit to the old ‘hood Tuesday.
Time to rock the boat.
Dave Boone has written a memoir that will lock your peepers onto its pages making it difficult to put down.
The sky was forlorn. Rain trickled down from cold- water taps in the clouds. It was a dank, depressing kind of day.
Are Welland Rose Festival’s best days found in its distant past? Yes, they are.
Maybe you missed this earlier in the week:
The images on side walls of Roman Catholic churches go largely ignored most of the year, getting hardly as much as a second glance as people walk to their pews.
This is probably none of my business. But that’s OK. I’m going to write about it anyway.
I made a promise to self at the beginning of the month. “Self,” I remember saying, “you are not going to write a column that is connected to Christmas in any way.”
The event was historic. The photograph is iconic. The photographer counts it among the most significant of his newspaper career.
Welland’s old neighbourhoods have a soft spot in my heart.