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Death Notices September 2015

Published September 2nd Anna Ambrosini AMBROSINI, Anna Louise (nee Stanger) passed away suddenly on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in her 57th year. Loving and devoted wife of Randy for 30 years. Cherished mother of John, Joseph and Jennifer (Ben Driedger) all of Port Dover. Will be sadly missed by her brothers, William Stanger and his […]

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Artist Angela Hardy’s exhibit tells Port Dover story

THE second artists’ exhibition at 23 Market Street business centre is showing works by Angela Hardy of Port Dover. Titled ‘in this moment,’ the exhibit opens this Friday and runs until October 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, Aug. 28 from 7 to 9 p.m which is open to the public. Other […]

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Water and sewer rates are going up for next 5 years

By David Judd Think you pay too much for municipal water and sewer service? Better brace yourself. Coun. Wells says people should speak up if the prospect of higher water and sewage rates upsets them Norfolk County is looking at raising rates each year for the next five years. The county’s rates are already among […]

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Govt. says wind farm not part of Barn owls regular habitat

By David Judd Barn owls are no longer an issue for the proposed Port Ryerse Wind Farm. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has determined that the wind farm site is not part of the owls’ regular habitat. Developer Boralex Inc. will not need a special permit to build four industrial wind turbines east […]

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Summer Festival , Sidewalk Sales, South Coast Jazz… all this weekend

THIS weekend will be busy with Port Dover Summer Festival taking place in Powell Park on Saturday and Sunday; the sidewalk sale days along Main Street in the downtown all weekend; and the South Coast Jazz festival on Saturday at the arena. Summer Festival has 100 exhibitors Details for the 2015 Port Dover Summer Festival […]

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South Coast Jazz Festival exciting new local summer festival

THE expanded and exciting South Coast Jazz Festival is coming to Port Dover next weekend. It will be held at Port Dover Arena on Saturday, August 15 and organizer Juliann Kuchoki says tickets sales are strong with many of the best seats for the evening show sold early. There is an day show running from […]

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‘Same Time Next Year’ at Lighthouse “sure to wow Port Dover audiences”

Review by Donna McMillan “SAME Time Next Year,” Canadian playwright Bernard Slade’s long running, award winning, iconic romantic comedy, was performed on Broadway 1453 times from 1975 to 1978 and worldwide countless times since then. It remains one of the most widely produced hit plays in history. Slade also wrote the screenplay version that featured […]

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Candidates prepare for October 19 election

RESIDENTS of Haldimand Norfolk riding, along with Canadians across the country, learned Sunday morning that the federal election campaign is officially underway. In what will be one of the longest campaigns, candidates from five political parties have nominated, or named, a local candidate for the Monday, October 19 election. This is an introduction of those […]

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Death Notices August 2015

Published August 26th Olive Gillam GILLAM, Olive Mae passed away quietly surrounded by the love of her family on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at McMaster Children’s Hospital. Much loved daughter of Carlee Ryerse and Tyler Gillam, dear granddaughter of David and Wendy Gillam and Eric and Kris Ryerse. Friends were invited to meet with family […]

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Port Dover Junior Clippers beat Hamilton in first round of baseball playoffs

Port Dover Clippers Junior Baseball team has beat the Hamilton Cardinals in a best-of-three series. The first game of the Junior Inter-County Baseball League was played on Friday in Hamilton. That game ended with a 9 – 6 score in favour of Port Dover. Game two was played on Sunday evening (July 26) at Lions’ […]

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Port Dover Firefighters respond to Dover Cliffs early Wednesday morning

Dover Cliffs Nursing Home on St. George Street, Port Dover, evacuated all first floor residents Wednesday morning after smoke was detected in the laundry room area. Firefighters from Port Dover and Simcoe responded to the 7:58 a.m. Wednesday morning call with over 30 firefighters rushing to the scene. No flames were discovered but all residents […]

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OPP called after youths spotted jumping off pier

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment were called by a concerned member of the public after they observed several youths engaging in dangerous behaviour at a Harbour Street, Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario address. On Thursday, July 23, 2015 at approximately 3:37 p.m., twelve (12) youths were observed on the Port Dover Pier […]

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