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Judge delays sentencing in sex assault

Judge Tory Colvin delivered a powerful message to three young women, and the community, during the sentencing hearing of Pelham stable owner James Corbett, Friday afternoon.In October of this year, Corbett was convicted of sexual assault and two counts of common assault against the three.

Left: The photo, which looks north from the intersection of Front Street N. and Regent Street, was taken on July 29, 1956, during one of the NS&T "fan trips." - R. J. Sandusky photo, in the A. W. Panko Collection Right: The intersection of Front Street North and Regent Street in Thorold, which was the location of an old NA&T trestle. — Julie Jocsak/Standard Staff

Yesterday and Today: A bridge too far

The Niagara Central railway, opened in 1881, extended southward from St. Catharines through Thorold. After its long climb up the Escarpment it proceeded from there on an elevated wooden trestle that cut across the northern part of the town in a southwesterly direction, passing over Carleton Street, Ormond Street, and Front Street, and then behind t

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Game over for sports agency

A little less than eight months after what was arguably its signature achievement - successfully leading Niagara's big for the 2021 Canada Summer Games - the Niagara Sports Commission has shuttered.

Layoffs at local radio station

At least five people have been let go from St. Catharines local Bell Media radio station as part of nation-wide layoffs that have impacted at least 50 jobs.

CLOSE UP: A mother's life after suicide

When her dolls were injured, she would triage each of them in her bedroom. Then, after the scope of their trauma was duly prioritized, she would wander downstairs in her Niagara Falls home wearing an apron embellished with a red cross to find her mother, an intensive care nurse or her step-dad, a paramedic.