Penny Coles, Niagara Advance


Kathleen Clohessy, her husband Stephen Clohessy and her daugher Kimberly Dhannyram keep their eyes on their Little Free Library in Glendales' Niagara-on-the-Green. Adults and children have been exchanging books. Penny Coles/Niagara Advance

Glendale couple share love of books

Glendale, a community of Niagara-on-the-Lake sitting by itself on the edge of town, is the perfect location for a Little Free Library, one of more than 25,000 around the world helping to promote a love of reading and a sense of community.

Fireworks caution advised in NOTL

If you're thinking fireworks for Canada Day, you may want to head to Fort George for an organized, sanctioned display.

This is drawing is of Robert Addison bidding farewell to his parishioners and friends just prior to his departure for Canada in the summer of 1791, most likely from St.John’s in Hampstead, the London parish with which he was associated.

Addison to be honored at St. Mark's Sunday

This Sunday, exactly 225 years since an English clergyman took the first step in a journey that would bring him to Niagara-on-the-Lake, he will be honored by the church he founded.

There will be lots to do in the village of Queenston Saturday, June 18 as Laura Secord Day is celebrated with a village fair. Fred Sentineal will be offering carriage rides, Lord Mayor Pat Darte wil be reading the proclamation, Kathy Thomas, one of the organizers, is working on the dog show, an old-time car show - Rob Copeland's truck will be on display - and a hat show, while Caroline McCormack, president of the Friends of Laura Secord, is working to pull all the events together throughtout the village. Penny Coles/Postmedia Network

Village to be beehive of activity during Queenston Fair

The inaugural re-enactment of the 1813 walk of Laura Secord was an event that would be hard to top, but Caroline McCormick, great-great-great- granddaughter of Secord and president of the Friends of Laura Secord, keeps trying.

Elite looking for host families

The Royal Elite International Academy is looking for people in Niagara-on-the-Lake who might be willing to host a high school student from another country.

Joe Salter and Levi Harper are the instructors for this year's Learn to Sail program, for kids ages nine to 16 and for adults, at the NOTL Sailing Club. Penny Coles/Niagara Advance

Sailing program full steam ahead

Joe Salter and Levi Harper, two instructors with the Niagara-on-the-Lake Sailing Club, have no problem coming up with reasons why they love to sail.

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church is holding a hymn sing Saturday in memory of the late Rev. Barb McGale.

Hymn sing fest to honour Barb McGale

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church is hosting a hymn sing festival Saturday, in memory of their minister, Rev. Barb McGale, who died in February after a battle with pancreatic cancer.