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  1. Niagara Falls riding MPP Wayne Gates delivered hundreds of donated N95 face masks to Niagara Health’s Greater Niagara General Hospital on Tuesday. With him are Niagara Health Foundation’s Pam Shanks and Matt Harris, GNGH perioperative services manager Jennifer Law, registered nurse Liz Farmer, and Betty Audibert, coordinator of Local 26 of the Ontario Nurses Association.

    Possible second wave of COVID-19 on the mind of front-line health workers

  2. The organizers of the flash mob arrived in a horse-drawn carriage. It happened at 6 p.m. at the cenotaph on Queen Street.

    A group of local business owners made it loud and clear they oppose a proposed draft noise bylaw in Niagara-on-the-Lake. They stopped their horse-drawn carriage at the cenotaph on Queen Street at 6 p.m. set up some speakers and voiced their oppo

  3. Port Cares is hosting a 50/50 draw, which includes a number of early bird draws for grocery store gift cards.

    With many of its summer fundraisers like SoupFest and the pig roast all scuttled by COVID-19, it’s been a tough year for community fundraising at Port Cares. By launching a new online 50/50 draw, Port Care is hoping to offset some of the usual fund

  4. Pelham council voted in favour of a temporary mask bylaw on Aug. 10, requiring residents to wear face coverings in enclosed public spaces.

    Pelham is the third Niagara municipality to pass a temporary face mask bylaw to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.

  5.  During a virtual commitee of the whole meeting Monday night, Niagara-on-the-Lake town council unanimously voted to no longer pursue the proposed draft amendments to the current noise bylaw.

    Looks like making a lot of noise did some good for Niagara-on-the-Lake residents and businesses opposed to a proposed draft bylaw targeting noise in town.

  6. Ontario Premier Doug Ford

    Watch Ontario Premier Doug Ford's daily news conference on COVID-19 and the government’s response to the pandemic.

  7. West Lincoln Community Care client services and food bank manager Sharlene Volpatti shows off one of the backpacks that will given out to area children needing school supplies as they prepare to go back to school this fall.

    Preparing to head back to school can be an anxious time for families in the best of years. Add in a pandemic and things escalate to a different level.

  8. Jen Tenoever, a volunteer with West Lincoln Community Care, sorts food donations into the agency's new food storage totes purchased through an Emergency Community Support Fund from the government of Canada, managed through United Way Niagara.

    Walking through the doors of West Lincoln Community Care’s food bank, one’s eyes are immediately drawn to the large row of green totes.

  9. Coronavirus testing.

    This interactive map below tracks the confirmed positive COVID-19 cases across Halton Region by municipalities.

  10.  Thew West Lincoln Community Centre is re-opening on August 10 with a phased approach for adding activites. The walking track will be open from 9 a.m until 3 p.m.

    West Lincoln is taking a phased approach to opening its facilities. Starting on August 10, the township will be “implementing a phased approach for facility hours, amenities, activities, and programs, including new protocols to help create a safe