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Part of pier 
destroyed 


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Portion of Crystal 
Beach pier 
demolished due 
to safety 
concerns 


Sarah Ferguson 

Fort Erie Times 

Rumours swirling that 
the old pier at Crystal 
Beach is being completely 
demolished aren't true 
according to Brian Clewes 
of the Crystal Beach Tennis 
and Yacht Club. 

People walking along 
Crystal Beach couldn't help 
but stop to notice a small 
construction crew working 
on the old pier last week. 

"But there is nothing fur¬ 
ther from the truth," Clewes 

"We have no intention of 
ripping out the covered 
part of the pier. We use it," 
Clewes said. 

"It was the part beyond 
the covered pier that is very 
dangerous,” he added. 

Clewes said the yacht 
club has removed part of 
the pier that it owns for 
safety reasons. 

"For years, we've been 
trying to contact the gov¬ 
ernment to see who owns 
part of the pier where a 
young man died a couple 
of years ago." 


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Part of pier in 'great state of disrepair 1 


From Page 1 Clewes said the area 

where the youth fell was in 
In 2012, 18 year-old "a great state of disrepair" 
Clayton Wismer died after and the yacht club wanted to 
climbing a flagpole on the remove it. 
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Clewes said the Ministry 
of Natural Resources "Anally 
admitted about a month 
ago” they control the end of 
pier. 

The yacht club owns the 
double-decker part and 100 
feet of the uncovered pier. 
Once ownership of the pier 
was more clearly deAned, 
Clewes said the yacht club 
set out on the process to 
have part of the uncovered 
portion of the pier removed. 

"It's a very complicated 
process,” Clewes said, which 
involves working with the 
Ministry of Natural 
Resources, the Niagara 
Region Conservation 

Authority and Fisheries and 
Oceans Canada. 

Clewes said the work has 
been completed and the 
construction crew, Crown 
Landscaping, removed left¬ 
over debris Monday. 

MNR spokeswoman 
Jolanta Kowalski said the 
ministry owns "the outer¬ 
most portion," of the pier, 
which consists of about 80 
metres of the pier. 

Kowalski said the club 
recently nodfted the MNR of 
its decision to demolish their 
portion of the pier because 
of safety concerns and the 



SARAH FERGUSON Fort Erie Times 
Crystal Beach Tennis and Yacht Club removed the portion of the pier It owns In Crystal Beach to 
address safety concerns. The Ministry of Natural Resources Is In the process of removing the 
part of the pier it owns. 



was issued a work. 

complete the "Since the private owner 
decided they were going to 
do that (demolish their por¬ 


ta the process of removing 
the other part of the pier 
under our management," 
she added. 

Due to the cold weather, 
Clewes said the Lake Erie is 
frozen to the bottom of the 
lake which gave the con- 

the part of the pier that was 


"This is the first time in 
years the lake has been coi 
pletely frozen like it is. We 
had luck with the ic 


Clewes said. 

"It would have cost sev¬ 
eral hundred thousand dol¬ 
lars to rent a barge to get the 
heavy equipment out," he 

District Are Chief Doug 
Atkins is pleased to see part 
of the pier removed for the 
pubUc's safety. 

"I’d be glad to see the 
whole thing go," he said. 

"We've been out there in 
our boat and we chase them 
(people) off the pier. When 
we're gone, they climb right 
back on it," Atkins added. 



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Keyvani knows the 
recipe for success 


Sarah Ferguson 

Fort Erie Times 

There is nothing Afshin 
Keyvani loves more than to 
see his students succeed. 

When he began teaching 
the culinary program at Fort 
Erie Secondary School, 
Keyvani wanted to find a way 
to teach students what it is 
like to work in a professional 
high-end restaurant. 

That’s why Keyvani took a 
chance and opened the 
Pomegranate Restaurant in 
the school’s cafeteria. 

During the day, it looks 
just like any other ordinary 
classroom. But every 
Wednesday night, the class¬ 
room is transformed into a 
classy restaurant, which 
serves gourmet meals. 

Each week, the restaurant 
is opened to the public, serv¬ 
ing anywhere from 40 to 50 
people which is a big feat for 
more than 30 high school 
students that prepare the 

Keyvani said his success 
depends upon his students, 
and without them, the 
Pomegranate Restaurant 
wouldn't be what it is—one 
of Fort Erie's best kept 

The students at the school's 
culinary program often have 
their tasty work featured in 
the community as they cater 
many special events for non¬ 
profit organizations and local 
businesses. 


“They have to leam a sense 
of the community and be 
compassionate,” Keyvani 

"I'm always willing to give 
my time and I try to teach the 
students that they should 
also do the same,” he added. 

The culinary teacher was 
recently recognized for his 
dedication to his students 
and the community when he 
was presented with the 
Lincoln Fabrics Lt. teacher 
award at the Business 
Education Council of Niagara 
annual partners breakfast at 
the Marriott Gateway in 
Niagara Falls. 

The Times sat down with 
Keyvani and talked to him 

accomplishments. 

Question: How did you feel 
when you learned you had 
won the award for best teach¬ 
er of the year. 

Answer: It was a complete 
Suddenly they 


Q: Why did you decide to 
open the Pomegranate 
Restaurant at FESS? 

A: When I started the 
Pomegranate, I did it because 


I wanted to create an oppor¬ 
tunity for students to train. 
The Pomegranate started in 
February about seven years 
ago and no one thought it 
■ vould work besides the prin- 
ipal who believed in the 
lea. I had to beg people to 
to the restaurant. 

Q: What gave you the idea to 
open a student-run restau- 

A: I always had it in the back 
of my mind. I had a dream 
that I never thought would 
happen, especiaUy the way it 


Q: When you decided to open 


the Pomegranate was there a 
lot of skepticism about 
whether or not it would suc- 

A: I talked to my principal 
about it Because he thought 
it was a good idea, he backed 
me up and set me up finan¬ 
cially to purchase the proper 
furniture like tables and the 
cudery we needed. It was all 
commitment. After this stage, 
it wasn't that hard to run the 
restaurant because it was afi 
about the students. 

Q: It must have been difficult 
to open the restaurant. How 
did it become so successful? 
A: News about the restaurant 


Pomegranate before, what do 
you think his or her reaction 
is when they leam about it. 
A: At first, when they hear 


about it, they shrug and think 
it’s just a high school pro¬ 
gram. But when they see it, 
they are actually blown 

Q: Why did you want to 
become a teacher? 

A: I wanted to become a 
teacher because of my family. 
My dad was a professor and 
he taught for more than 30 
years, and my uncle was also 
a professor. I saw how they 
changed peoples' lives. I 
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Library will keep the kids busy during March Break 


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Amy Roebuck 

Fort Erie Public Library 


When the family car is 
heading down the QEW or 
along the Niagara Blvd., 
and a hawk, an owl or an 
eagle is spotted, do pas¬ 
sengers stop to stare and 
follow the flight of these 
magnificent creatures? 

If so, a March Break visit 


from the Canadian Raptor 
Conservancy is sure to be a 
hit. 

The Raptor Conservancy 
is an organization that spe¬ 
cializes in birds of prey, 
and in educating the pub¬ 
lic about the important role 
these birds play in our nat¬ 
ural world. Experts from 
this organization with 
more than twenty years’ 
experience in rehabilitat¬ 
ing raptors and in raising 
awareness will be at the 
Crystal Ridge branch of the 
Fort Erie Public Library at 
10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, 
March 11, and will offer a 
second presentation at the 
Centennial branch at 2 

Admission is $2 to see 
these birds of prey up close 


and in person. 

The Raptor Conservancy 
is just one of more than a 
dozen March Break pro¬ 
grams being offered for 
children, young people 
and their families next 
week. The movie “Frozen” 
will be screened from 
March 7 through March 10 
at the Centennial branch. 

There will be Maker 
Spaces, Lego Maker Clubs, 
Papercraft and Knitting for 
kids to explore their cre¬ 
ative side, and fun with a 
Stuffed Animal Sleepover, 
a Wii Just Dance party and 
an NHL 14 Xbox tourna- 

Check the website www. 
fepl.ca for more informa¬ 
tion, or pick up a newslet¬ 
ter at any branch. 


Raptors are not the only 
creatures in the library 
spotlight this coming 

Laura Arseneau is the 
owner of Four Paws 
Wellness, a new Niagara 
based service for pets and 
their human companions 
which seeks to rebalance 
mind, body and spirit in 
order to promote healing 
and wellness. 

Touch therapy in the 
form of canine massage is 
a relatively new field in 
Canada, and Laura, a certi¬ 
fied canine body worker, 
will be demonstrating this 
method at the Centennial 
branch of the library on 
Wednesday evening, March 
12, beginning at 7 p.m. 
Deep tissue work and 


stretching is effective in 
treating canine arthritis, 
lameness issues, post- sur¬ 
gical healing, and it also 
alleviates stress and anxi¬ 
ety. 

Massage will help to 
improve circulation and 
the animal's coat and 
renew your pet's energy 
and pleasure in life. 

If you are coming to the 
Canine Massage program, 
please bring along a stuffed 
toy dog or animal for prac¬ 
tice. Live pets are not invit¬ 
ed to this session. 

If your income is limited 
to $30,000 a year and your 
tax situation is simple, 
there are clinics available 
at the library during the 
months of March and April 
to help you complete your 


taxes. Volunteers trained 
and approved by the 
Canada Revenue Agency's 
Community Volunteer 
Income Tax Program will 
be on hand to prepare and 
submit your taxes. There is 
no charge for this service, 
but help is by appointment 

Call either the Crystal 
Ridge or Centennial 
branches for more infor¬ 
mation. 


Amy Roebuck is a staff 
member at the Fort Erie 
Public Library. 



Just follow 'the tracks' and you'll be amazing at what you see 



Earl Plato 


I grew up interested in 
animal tracks thanks to the 
late Fort Erie naturalist Bert 
Miller. 

This article recalls seeing 
funny tracks in Marcy 
Woods. 

I have the Peterson 
Guide to tracks. However, I 
had a small compact track 
book I carried on track 
hikes. 

It was very useful for 
checking tracks on the 
spot. Alas, it’s disappeared. 
My name is on it. Anyone 
find it please return. 

Daughter, Diane O’Brien, 
and I were on the Lower 
Trail of Marcy Woods a few 
years ago. We were on the 
quest for animal tracks. 

To this day I have never 


seen a live opossum in the 
Woods. 

Diane was a litde ahead 
of me just past a snowy 
strip where sand was 
exposed. 

There was no stoned trail 
back then. We both stopped 
at the visible footprints. 

My drawing shows the 
unusual back footprint of 
an opossum. 

Beaver tracks anyone? 
We heard about beavers on 
the Niagara Parkway near 
Chippawa. 

On the riverside, a few 
trees had been gnawed 
down. Across the road in 
the wetlands more beaver 
work. Tracks? 

None visible. I have seen 
beavers and their homes 
several times. 

A local naturalist pointed 
out the rear prints of a 
muskrat to me. He said the 
beaver's look the same only 
larger. He was right. 

Rick Doan was on an ATV 
out on the lake ice lately. 

He saw animal tracks on 
the snowy surface. His 
friend told him that they 
were a fox’s. Sure enough 


nature photographer Rick tracks. With my head If you know skunk spray outdoors, 
sent me a photo by a friend down, a skunk reared up even just a few tiny parti - 
of a Red fox meandering on and let go. cles hit your clothing and 

the snowy surface. The spray missed me. you stink. It did. Be alert Earl Plato is an author and 

Check the straight line Not really. in tracking and enjoy the resident of Fort Erie. 

tracks. Don’t ask me why 
a fox was on the lake. 

Follow the tracks. Wild 
Turkey tracks? Yes. 

Off Nigh Rd. I believe on 
the late Ted Jewson’s 
property was a flock of 
thirty plus wild turkeys. 

Follow them? 

We did. The familiar 
three large toe prints were 

Easy to follow, we 
approached the woods 
and they disappeared. I 
believe the flock had 
found refuge resting on 
the lower branches of the 
many trees. The tracks 
had suddenly stopped. 

We stopped too. Let them 
have a safe refuge for 

Many of us grew up fol¬ 
lowing rabbit tracks. In 
the field to the west of our 
Garrison Road home one 

spring there was a light - 

snow covering. It was per- EARL PLATO Special to The Times 

fe f* t y, ackin 8 tlme - A drawing of Earl Plato's shows the unusual foot print of an opossum. 

I followed some strange 
















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Cutting locks 
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Dutt of Ridgeway Crystal Beach High School participated in the annual Garden City Optimist Club 
Essay Contest. This year's theme was 'How Dreams Lead to Success.' The five Grade 12 students 
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Hate potholes? So do we! 

The Infrastructure Services team has been repairing What can you do? 
potholes as quickly as possible. We’d like to ask for your • Reduce your speed 
understanding as we try to keep up with the demand. We and drive with caution, 

utilize a product of cold-mix asphalt to repair potholes. Avoid standing water 

If the initial repair is conducted in cold, damp weather, or puddles if you can, 

reapplication may be necessary as this material adheres they may be covering a 

much better in warm, dry weather. Potholes on main arterial hidden pothole 

roads will be repaired first, followed by those on secondary • Call us at 
streets on a priority basis. Some local roadways are under 905-871 -1600 
the jurisdiction of the Region of Niagara, the Niagara Parks (Monday to Friday 
Commission (NPC) and/or the Ministry of Transportation 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) 
(MTO). If you know the road is the jurisdiction of the Region, to report a pothole on 
NPC or MTO, please contact them directly. residential streets 

Did you know? 

Potholes are common in late winter and early spring when a series of freeze-thaw cycles occur. 
Water reaches the road base through voids in the asphalt and freezes in cold temperatures. 
When water freezes it expands and when the ice melts it leaves voids beneath the surface. 
With every freeze-thaw cycle that occurs these voids grow larger. When traffic passes over 
the sections of pavement with voids underneath the pavement collapses creating a pothole. 

























Thursday, March 6,2014 • Fort Erie Times 15 


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Stevensville students begin basketball season 'with a bang 1 


le Public School and girls basketball season the teams. They now head 
special to The Times be Io*1e“" e 8 nt unde- wSt Ihem go^dluck^ 
There have been lots of feated, winning all of their Mr. Train coached our 
things happening at five games in January. co-ed soccer team which 

Stevensville Public School. Thank you to Mr. Saylor features students in Grades 
Our intermediate boys and Mr. Kells for coaching 4 to 6. 


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Management for superficial fungal infections involves some simple 
non-drug methods, and over-the-counter remedies in the form of sprays 
lotions and creams. Affected individuals should try to reduce moisture in the 
affected area. Loose-fitted clothing made of cotton or material that absorbs 
moisture should be worn. The skin should be dried completely before 
covering with clothing. If the infection involves the feet, flip flops should be 
worn with bare feet to prevent spread to others and reinfection. 

There are also many topical antifungal agents available. Examples 
include CANESTEN CREAM (clotrimazole), NIZORAL SHAMPOO 
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defeated Forestview, James 
Morden and Cherrywood 
Acres Schools, before los¬ 
ing in the championship 
game 1-0 to Prince Phillip. 

The team finished run¬ 
ner-up in the District 
School Board of Niagara 

Thanks to Mr. Train for 
his great coaching and con¬ 
gratulations 

Rehearsals for our up¬ 
coming production of The 
Wizard of Oz is in full swing. 
Mrs. Krutschke and Mrs. 


ing the dancing and musi¬ 
cal part of the show. We are 
excited to see the finished 
product. Watch for up- 

Mrs. Hennesy and Mrs. 
Dunn took the Grade 1 and 
and 2 students on a trip to 

Students learned how to 
make their own pizzas. All 
of the students had a won¬ 
derful cooking lesson and 
then enjoyed eating their 
creations. 

Mrs. Milton and Mrs. 
McNeill began their Magic 


Kindness Cookie cam¬ 
paign. 

Special chocolate dipped 
Oreos went on sale to help 

Anti-Bullying Magic Show 
to our school. We received 
many donations of cookies 
and chocolate from parents 
and staff. 

Thanks so much to all 
who donated. The cookie 
campaign continues into 
February. 

The students also enjoyed 
special Olympic events, 
Valentine events in 
February. 


The Town of Fort Erie 

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NOTICE OF COURT OF REVISION ZAVITZ MUNICIPAL DRAIN 

Pursuant to Sections 46(1) and (2) of the Drainage Act, RS01990, Chapter D17, 
notice of the sitting of the Court of Revision is hereby given as follows: 


DATE: Wednesday, April 2 nd , 2014 
TIME: 6:00 p.m. 

PLACE: Council Chambers, Town Hall, Fort Erie 


Pursuant to Section 52 of the aforesaid Act, each affected property owner may appeal his/her 
assessment to the Court of Revision by giving notice not later than ten days prior to the first sitting 
of the Court of Revision. 

Should you wish to appeal under Section 52 of the Drainage Act, a Notice of Appeal to the Drainage 
Court of Revision should be returned to the Town Clerk of the Town of Fort Erie. Appeals must be 
received by the Clerk before 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 21 st , 2014. A copy of the Notice of Appeal 
to the Court of Revision is available at Town Hall and may be returned to the Clerk for the purpose 


Pursuant to Sections 48(1) and Section 49, landowners have the right to further appeals to the 
Drainage Tribunal on technical matters and to the Drainage Referee on legal issues. A copy of 
the Notice to Appeal to Ontario Drainage Tribunal and the Notice to Appeal to Referee are also 
available at Town Hall. The appeals must be received by the Town Clerk within forty (40) days from 
the date of this mailing, being before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 14 th , 2014. 

Assessed landowners with any concerns regarding the Municipal Drain or the Engineer’s Report 
are encouraged to contact the Drainage Superintendent, Robert Judd at 905-871 -1600 ext. 2412, 
email rjudd@forterie.on.ca or Carolyn J. Kett, Town Clerk at 905-871 -1600 ext. 2211. 

Dated at Fort Erie, Ontario, this 4 th day of March, 2014. Carolyn J Kett 

Town Clerk 























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Niagara events make top 100 list 


Several of Niagara's signature 
events have ranked in Festivals and 
Events Ontario's annual list of the 
best celebrations in the province. 

Claiming spots in the 2014 list of 
Top 100 Festivals and Events in 
Ontario are Canal Days Marine 
Heritage Festival in Port Colbome, 
Niagara Wine Festival in St. 
Catharines, Winter Festival of 
Lights in Niagara Falls and 
Friendship Festival in Fort Erie. 

Winter Festival of Lights also 


received an FEO achievement 
award for best volunteer program. 

Each of the Niagara festivals 
being recognized this year has also 
made the list for several years run- 
ning.^ f ^ 

received from FEO members in the 
fall and judged by an independent 
panel of judges in late November. 

Saturday during the FEO's annual 
conference in Richmond Hill. 


Wellander charged in knifepoint robbery 


A 32-year-old Welland man has 
been arrested in connection with a 
Niagara Falls robbery in which a 
woman was held at knifepoint after 
visiting a bank Sunday afternoon. 

Niagara Regional Police said the 
55-year-old Falls woman had driven 
to a bank near Lundy's Lane and 
Dorchester Rd. When she returned 
to her car a man got in from the pas- 

Police said he pointed a knife at 


her and demanded cash. After com¬ 
plying with his demand, the man 
ran to another vehicle and drove off. 

Police were called about 2:45 

injury during the robbery but did 
not require medical attention, police 
said. 

Todd Mayer is charged with rob¬ 
bery and failing to comply with a 
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enough to give the poor 
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The facts speak for themselves, 
say the Niagara Regional Police- 
-the more lasers they have on 
the street, the less force police 

"Here is what happens," said 
Const. lay Wooley of the NRP's 
training unit. "The police show 
up. A guy has already assaulted 
someone. He's aggressive. He 
says he's not going to jail. He's 
swearing at us. 

"The sergeant shows up with 
a Taser. The next thing you 
know, a guy who was going to 
fight three or four officers says I 
don't want any part of that. 

"We move in and cuff him, 
and there are no injuries to any- 

The statistics back up what 
Wooley said after a presenta¬ 
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Thursday, as the service pre¬ 
pares to give Tasers to its front- 

The rate of injuries sustained 
from the use of a Taser are far 
lower than other nonlethal, 
use-of-force options available 
to police such as the baton, 
pepper spray or empty hands, 
according to NRP statistics. 

From 2010 to 2013, Tasers 
were used 80 times. There were 
two injuries to citizens and 
seven to police. The injuries to 
police occurred in altercations 
before an officer with a Taser 

The injury rate skyrockets 
when baton, pepper spray or 
empty hands are used. These 
methods were used 299 times, 
resulting in 118 injuries to citi¬ 
zens and 47 to police. 

"The less violent, the better 
for us," Wooley said. 


It's a long career. The last thing 
we want to do is be mixing it up 
with people. The Taser can 
reduce that." 

Niagara Region council agreed 
to put $670,000 back into the 
police budget recendy, the esti¬ 
mated cost to buy stun guns for 
its frontline NRP officers. 

The NRP already has 59 con¬ 
ducted energy weapons for its 
specialized units and uniformed 
supervisors. On Aug. 27, the 
province announced it would 
allow the use of Tasers by front¬ 
line officers. 

The Taser incapacitates a vic¬ 
tim using an electric shock that 
disrupts the brain's signals and 
causes pain and muscle con¬ 
tractions. Usually, there are no 
lasting effects. 

There are fears Tasers will be 
misused by police. Tasers have 
turned deadly when used on a 
person who is highly agitated, 
or if someone is continuously or 
repeatedly jolted. 

Individuals with hearing loss 
or other non-visible disabilities 
and who might wrongly appear 
to not be complying when 
police issue commands are vul¬ 
nerable. 

A key part of the training strat¬ 
egy is helping officers de-esca- 
late confrontations, so the use 
of a Taser isn't necessary, 
Wooley said. 

"It's a very real concern and 
the ministry has recognized 
that," he said. "We have always 
recognized that. 

"The best way is talking. Ask 
them what is wrong. Ask them 
what is bothering them. Ask 
how we can help. We want to 
talk to people, not just threaten 
the use of force or repeatedly 
say, 'You are under arrest.' 

"We want to break that cycle, 
calm you down and get you to 

Niagara Regional Police Chief 
Jeff McGuire said the plan to 
provide Tasers to frontline offi¬ 
cers is nearly complete. 

"We will be reporting to (the 
police board) in a month," he 
said of the deployment. "The 
legislation already permits us to 
do this. We will consult with the 
board and inform them what 
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model for us. 

"We have capital money set 
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We will have to make some pur¬ 
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Thursday, March 6,2014 • Fort Erie Times 21 




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Birds rescued from ice 


More than a dozen birds 
frozen in Lake Erie ice have 
been rescued by the Fort 
Erie SPCA. 

"We've been receiving 
calls in the last month on 
and off of birds becoming 

out looking now for animals 
that have become stuck to 
the ice," said Wendy 
Trombley, manager at the 
Fort Erie SPCA. 

"This is not a common 
occurrence and it’s happen¬ 
ing now because it has been 
really cold," she said. 

The SPCA rescued 11 
birds in February which 


Tuesday morning. 

'We have people who are 
trying to spot the birds. 
They go down there and 
gently splash a little warm 
water and loosen their 
feathers," Trombley said. 

Once the animals have 
been recovered, they are 
taken to the SPCA for a few 
hours to warm up before 
they are released back into 
the wild. 

'We try to bring them to 
the SPCA so the animals 
can get their hearings and 
warm up a bit,” Trombley 

The manager of the SPCA 
said people should call the 
SPCA if they spot a bird that 
is frozen in the ice. 

"Sometimes it's hard to 
tell (if an animal is trapped) 
because they're just sitting 
there," Trombley said. 

"We don't recommend 
anyone going out onto the 
ice," she added. 


HARRY ROSETTANI Special to The Times 
Mark Dickson, of the Fort Erie SPCA, 
points to a duck that became stuck to the 
ice on Lake Erie. The SPCA has rescued 
more than a dozen birds last month that 
stopped on Lake Erie and became stuck 
to the ice. One duck was rescued Tuesday 
morning. If residents witness an animals 
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SARAH FERGUSON Fort Erie Times 
Children and teens librarian Laura Martin encourages youth to visit the Fort Erie Public Library 
when the Canadian Raptor Conservancy comes to the library on March 11. 


Library offers variety of 
March Break activities 


Sarah Ferguson 

Fort Erie Times 

When the excitement of a 
break from school wears off 
and the boredom sets in, 
there’s plenty of activities to 

March Break. 

The Fort Erie Public 
Library’s list of activities 
kicks off on Friday at the 
Centennial branch at 2 p.m., 
with a viewing of Frozen, a 
story about a girl named 
Anna who teams up with 
Kristoff on an epic journey, 
which includes encounter¬ 
ing a funny snowman named 
Olaf. 

Children and teens librar¬ 
ian Laura Martin encourages 
youth to visit the library to 
see what it has to offer. 

“There’s a lot of fun stuff 

children can do it on their 
own time and parents don’t 
have to worry what their kids 
are up to," Martin said. 

“We have something for 


everything,” she added. 

This year, Martin said she 
is excited about the visit from 
the Canadian Raptor 
Conservancy. 

Raptors of all shapes and 
sizes will fly around the 
library, children a chance to 

11%! *10:30 a° S the n Ciyrtal 
Ridge branch and 2 p.m. at 
the Centennial branch. 

Martin said one of the 

the stuffed animal sleepover, 
which will be held on March 
11 at the Crystal Ridge 
branch at 6 p.m. 

Children are invited with 
their favourite stuffed ani¬ 
mals for a bedtime story and 
craft. Afterward, the children 
will go home and leave their 
friends behind for a sleep 
over, Martin said library staff 
will tuck in the stuffed ani- 

“We take pictures and we 
see what the stuffed animals 
are up to when their friends 
aren’t there,” Martin said. 


There is a small fee for 
most activities and pre-reg¬ 
istration is required for some 
activities. For a full list of 
events, visit the library’s 
website at www.fepl.ca or 
call 905-871-2546. 

The YMCA is offering day 
camps for children and 
youth. Camps are available 
for children from ages three 
to 12 at the Fort Erie YMCA. 
For more information call 
905-871-9622. 

Public skating will be held 
March 10 to 15 from 2 p.m. to 
3:30 p.m. at the Fort Erie 
Leisureplex. Admission is 
$1.50 per person. 

The Crystal Ridge Arena is 
offering public skating on 
March 7 and 14 from 8 p.m. 
to 10 p.m. for $2.50 per per¬ 
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COLLIN STACHURA Special to The Times 
Fort Erie Meteors Richard De Marco sets up the one timer only to have St. Catharines Falcons goal- 
tender Knick Dawe dive back for the glove save, adding to his second shutout of the series and 
handing the Meteors their second loss in the seven-game series against St. Catharines, 6-0 at the 
Leisureplex Saturday night. The Falcons lead the Meteors in the seven game series 2-0. The 
Meteors hit the ice Tuesday night but the results were not available before press time. Visit www. 
forterietimes.ca for up-to-date game information for the Meteors' playoff results. 


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Program Outreach Erie. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4.50 

COPE is hosting a pasta fund- for children and $7 for take-out. 
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St. Luke's hosts St. Patrick's Day tea 

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with Children are welcome to attend 
a spot of tea. and decorate their own cookies. 

St Luke's Lutheran Church Tea Donations of non-perishable 
will be held on March 15 from 1 items will be accepted for the food 
p.m. to 3 p.m., at 245 Prospect bank or the Education Foundation 
Point Rd. N, in Ridgeway. of Niagara. 

Outdoor show to be held this Sunday 

Get a taste of spring during ed birdhouses and an antique 
the Niagara Outdoor Show at decoy exhibit, 
the Fort Erie Leisureplex on Admission is $5 per person 
March 9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and youth 15 and under are 

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Marking your milestones. 


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HAPPY 90™ 
BIRTHDAY 
MILLIE FRASER 

All welcome to an 

OPEN HOUSE 

Sunday, March 9, 2014 
1-4 pm 

Sherkston Community Centre 
Sherkston Road. 


100 Years!! 

Doris Saxton, front centre, celebrat¬ 
ing her 100th Birthday at the Cafe at 
the Bridge Restaurant, surrounded 
by her friends (left to right), Peter 
Kenezone, Sal Cirillo (owner), Rose 
Freeman and Chris Bukator. 
ind a joyous time was had by all!! 


I would like to thank my children; Gloria, 
Harry, & Barry; my grandchildren & great 
grandchildren for the wonderful family 
dinner they had with cake, balloons and 
flowers at Betty's Restaurant and all the 
cards I received. A special thanks to Mayor 
Doug Martin for the good wishes from the 

raised and still living here. A very special 
thanks to my daughter, Gloria, for all her 


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Happy 1st Birthday, 

Olivia! 

Love Mommy, Daddy, and Lila. 


and appreciation ti 

through floral tributes, memorial 
donations, cards and food. To those 


our family. A special thank you to Dr. 
Leung and staff, also a special thank 
you to minister Jeff Sider, we can’t 
thank you enough. Thank you to 
Benner Funeral Home and staff for 
your guidance and assistance during 




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Join us for a St. Patrick’s Day Show 
at Revera - Garrison Place. 

Monday, March 17 th , 4:30pm - 6pm 

Music makes the heart grow fonder. 

Come out to enjoy an evening of musical 
entertainment with Maggie Vida, 
while you enjoy a delicious Irish dinner. 
Limited seating available! 

Personal tours available. 


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yourlifmioments. i 


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COX, Howard “Howie” - Our family lost 
a wonderful man on February 27th, 2014, 
with Howie's sudden passing at the Greater 
Niagara General Hospital while surrounded 
by his loving family at the age of 81. Loving 

Griffin). Awesome and cherished father of 
Sheryl (Darrin) Cox, Glen Cox and Kristen 
(Levi) Cox. Admired and adored by his 
grandchildren Drew (Amie), Ryan (Victoria) 
and Avory. Also survived by his brother 
Jack (Vicky) Cox and sister Nancy (Ken) 
Magnus. Howie’s extended family and 


loving husband of Judy, dear 
Kasey Brownie (Barringtor' 

Duane. Cherished grandfat 
Crampton, Barrington Brownie, Christopher 
Brownie, Brier Crampton and Devonte 
Brownie. Also survived by brothers Jerry 
(Chris) Crampton, Ernest (Judy) Crampton; 
sister Iris (Bob) Hummel, daughter-in-law 
Baxter, brothers-in-law Richard, and 


d by his parents Wyona and 
Gerald Crampton. WILLIAMS FUNERAL 
SERVICES, 722 Ridge Rd. N, Ridgeway 


BENNER FUNERAL 


, entrusted 2014 


SERVICES, 1105 Benner A 
with arrangements. The family will receive 
friends on Tuesday, March 4th from 2-4 & 
6-9. We will celebrate this special man’s life 
on Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock. If so 
desired, donations to Community Living 
Fort Erie or the Fort Erie Minor Hockey 
Association or the Fort Erie S.P.C.A. would 
be appreciated by the family. 


tion was held on Saturday March 1st, 
from 12 until service time at 2 o’clock 
Williams Chapel. The family requests 


and Christine (Peter) Hatzidiakos. Loving 
grandfather of Makayla, Mitchel, Kosta, 
Hannah and Sofia. Jeff retired as an 
Electrician with CN. An active and proud 
member of the community, amongst others, 
he was a member of the Lions Club, 
the Coast Guard Auxiliary, The Power 
Squadron, Meals on Wheels and the Royal 
Canadian Legion. Jeff has been the proud 
recipient of many awards including the 
Governor General’s Caring Canadian 


medal, a Certificate of Merit from the NY 
State Senate and (with Lorraine) the 
2005 Provincial Senior Award. BENNER 
FUNERAL SERVICES, 1105 Benner Ave., 


We would walk right up to heaven 
And bring you back again. 

Our hearts still ache with sadness 
And secret tears still flow 


nd missed by your wife, 


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and Dorothy (Simon) Jordaan, and many 
loving nieces and nephews. May resided at 
the Crescent Park Lodge where she 
received wonderful care. She was a life¬ 
long member of St. Paul’s Anglican Church 
in Fort Erie. Gifts to St. Paul’s in memory of 


celebration of May’s lif 
date. Arrangements entrusted to 

NIAGARA FUNERAL ALTERNATIVES, 
905-894-0120 



Patsy Sumbler 

who passed away March 9, 2013 
Her loving face I hope to 


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In loving memory of Patsy, 
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Every day, in some small way, 
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