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Ed and Karen Przygoda’s West Lincoln home and barn on Reg. Rd. 69 were devastated by fire Friday, May 4. A week later, friends and neigh-
bours continue to help the couple root through debris looking for irreplaceable mementos hidden in the rubble. Williscraft - Photo
Community rallies to support devastated homeowners By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Devastated. Both the home and the home owners, after fire ripped through their Reg. Rd. 69 home on May 4. “It was the night of all that wind. Our lights had flickered off and on all day, but that is nor-
mal. That always happens,” said home owner Ed Przygoda. “I was trying to watch the news and the cable kept cutting out. It stayed off for a long time, so I thought I would go outside. I could smell burning plastic, but could not see anything at first.” After stepping away from the
door and taking a look around the corner of his house, Ed realized he had a problem. “Then I could see smoke,” he said. Ed went back inside to call the fire department but the phones were dead. A woman passing by stopped when she saw the
smoke and called it in on her cell phone. With high winds whipping flames higher and farther, the nearby barn also caught fire and burned to the ground as well. “It’s overwhelming,” said Ed, attempting to hold back tears. See FRIENDS, Page 2
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FRIENDS From Page 1 As he clarified that comment, it was clear Ed did not only mean the fire itself, but the manner in which the community has rallied to support him. “My friends and neighbours have been incredible, lots of help and offers of assistance,” noted Ed. The home was the only one Ed has ever known as his parents settled there when they emigrated from Poland during the Great Depression. “The things you lose, things that mean a lot like photos, kids’ toys, books, recipes, you can’t replace those things,” said Ed as he took a break from clean up. “The people have just been so nice, all our friends and neighbours. When I think about it, it makes me cry. They’re all good people, but this (their response) has been too much. They’re
The barbecue was a busy spot at Silverdale Hall last Friday and Jake Boverhof, left, did a great job at the controls. The line of vehicles stretching down Silverdale Road in the background. able thing a person nity Centre. too good for me.” The hall was can have is good That is decidedly not the way in which packed with people friends. I have more the community wanting to support than I ever knew,” said Ed, pointing out views the Przygo- the Przygodas. “When someone is Bruce Comfort as he das’ situation. “Who’d have in need, this commu- went through rubble thought you’d ever nity comes togeth- in the burned out see this in down- er,” said Chris Frere, basement. “He is the first one town Silverdale?” who helped organize here and last one to shouted one man the barbecue. And Ed would be leave. I just cannot as he made his way into a barbecue set the first one to agree say enough about him and all those Friday evening at with that. “The most valu- who have helped.” Silverdale Commu-
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From the left…This Victoria Day join Bob Highcock and his wife Margaret Hampson for an accessible spring bird migration walk in one of Niagara’s secret birding hotspots.
Birder walk/picnic this weekend Niagara Nature Tours sixth annual Victoria Day spring bird watching walk on Monday, May 21, no experience is necessary! This will be a gentle walking tour from 7:30-10:30 am. Carla Carlson, owner of Niagara Nature Tours said this outing in a new location this year is for beginners and experts alike. “If you’d like to pack a picnic lunch we’ll find a spot after our adventure to eat together, with our binoculars handy just in case!” she says.
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ALL CANDIDATES DEBATE
Wednesday, May 23, 7:30 pm Twenty Valley Public School, Vinland
Debate Topics – Health care – Small Businesses – Education – Freedom of Religion
Lincoln Garden Club hosted its annual plant sale Saturday at the experimental farm in Vineland. Crowds were steady all day. (Above) Andree McMaster and Alan Matson, left, check out with their purchases thanks to Sandy Patterson and Donna Unrau. (Below) Michael and Zeena Gallivan make some slections.
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Many “must see” opportunities on 2018 Grimsby House Tour
Before and after in the kitchen of the Nelles Fitch House.
Anyone who has driven along Main Street West in Grimsby will undoubtedly have noticed the Nelles Fitch House perched on a southside lot right across from Grimsby Museum. Since its construction in 1787, the home at 125 Main St. W. has seen it all, including the War of 1812, during which the building was used as an officers’ quarters. Of late, for many years, the home was owned by Jack and Wendy Watt. Its current owners Mike and Willie Steele, who moved in 10 years ago, have “tried to take the restoration to the next level.” “At one time this was split into six apartments. The backyard was all paved for parking for tenants,” noted Mike. “It has been a great deal of
work, but we’ve loved every minute of it.” When taking on the heritage home, Mike noted he had to become a plumber, electrician and carpenter all at once. “We were tired of Toronto and all the hi-rise and we loved this community right away,” noted Mike. “This is the opposite.” Six homes have been chosen for the 20th Grimsby House Tour, which runs Saturday May 26 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This is one of them. Tickets are $25pp, with box lunches available for $10. To book tickets, call Grimsby Archives at 905-309-0796. This event usually sells out, so do not wait. Mike noted there will be costumed re-enactors on hand, muskets included, to create a little atmosphere at his home.
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Mike and Willie Steele have been trying to take their restoration to “the next level” with the Nelles Fitch House. Williscraft - Photo
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THANKS TO OUR LOCAL POLICE FORCE Police Week May 13-19
New St. Sgt. for 8 District New 8 District St. Sgt. Romolo Diegidio’s extensive experience working with traffic enforcement will serve him well in NIagara West. Diegidio took over command of 8 District, based in Grimsby, May 7 from departing St. Sgt. Tim Carter. Diegidio brings with him 24 years of experience going back to his start with the OPP in Lucan, Ont. and putting in the last 19 years of his career in Niagara with much of that time in Welland. He recognizes his skill set and training
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THANKS TO OUR LOCAL POLICE FORCE Police Week May 13-19
ST. SGT. From Page 15 do,” said Diegidio. The escalation of truck traffic on Mountain Road in Grimsby was a hot issue in the summer of 2017 and he does not expect it to be any less so this summer. “I think it is important to show the people in Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln we are doing all we can on a day-to-day basis,” said Diegidio, noting whether that means getting out and speaking to people face-to-face or using Twitter and other social media.
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THANKS TO OUR LOCAL POLICE FORCE
Police Week May 13-19
ber of our specialty units including ATV’s, Bike Patrol, Marine/ Underwater Search and Recovery, Emergency Task Unit (ETU), and the Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU). Earlier Wednesday, Twenty Valley Public School played host to a bike rodeo. Thursday, May 17, The NRPS Recruiting Unit is hosting an in-
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formation session for those interested in a career as a police officer. The session starts at 6 p.m. at our Niagara Falls site at 5700 Valley Way in the Community Room. As well The 1 District St. Catharines office will be hosting a session at the St. Catharines Public Library from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on “Crisis Collabora-
tion that Works” highlighting initiatives such as the Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST) and Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Team (MCRRT). Representatives will be there from the Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara, Pathstone Mental Health, the Alzheimer Society Niagara and the Distress Centre.
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School profile important, too While there are different programs to boost the profile of Niagara’s police force on the streets and in communities, NRPS’s school liaison program helps youth connect with the department. Const. Dave Thiessen, who earned an Ontario Associaton of Chiefs of Police Award of Excellence for this work in 2015, is part of the 8 District team. In addition to schools, Thiessen is also involved in the ATV program which allows officers to navigate parks and waterfront areas.
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THANKS TO OUR LOCAL POLICE FORCE Police Week May 13-19
An 11 km cycle, lunch and family-fun activities in support of Niagarans living with the challenges of autism spectrum disorder
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Now that summer has arrived, residents will see 8 District officers walking the beat in Niagara West downtowns from time to time. Aside from making a connection with business operators and residents, walking in the downtown cores boosts the profile of the Niagara Regional Police considerably.
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Baillie Robert Paton
Passed away after a lengthy illness at St. Joseph’s Hospital, on Sunday, May 6, 2018, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Marg. Predeceased by his parents Jessie and Alexander Baillie. Brother-in-law of Joyce Urbanovitch (Jim). He will also be fondly remembered by many close friends. Special thanks to Dr. J. Neary, Dr. T. Xenodemetropoulos and Dr. M. Kolb for all of your wonderful care. As per Bob’s wishes, cremation and private inurnment have taken place at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial contributions to McNally House Hospice would be sincerely appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to STONEHOUSEWHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, GRIMSBY, 905945-2755. www.smithsfh.com
Passed away at her home in Grimsby, on Sunday, May 13, 2018, in her 90th year. Beloved wife of Joseph. Dear sister of Michael McLeary, William McLeary and the late Annie McCaffery. Predeceased by her parents Jane and John McLeary. Funeral Mass took place at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 135 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 11 a.m. Cremation. Arrangements entrusted to STONEHOUSEWHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, GRIMSBY, 905-945-2755. www.smithsfh.com
McCallum, Doreen Emily
Passed away peacefully at the Hamilton General Hospital on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the age of 88. Predeceased by her beloved husband Morley in 1986. Loving mother of Nancy Wallwork (the late Marty), Linda Graydon (Paul) and Ross (Madeline). Cherished grandmother of Carly, Christopher, Carissa (Kevin), Stephen (Janette), Anthony (Eva), Angela (Joel), Oliver and Lillian. Proud great-grandmother of Adrian and Aurora. Dear sister of Edgar Myers and the late Evelyn. Predeceased by her loving partner and dear friend of 15 years, Owen Smith. Doreen was born in Toronto and moved to Grimsby in 1955. She enjoyed being very active in the community. Doreen loved her family, friends and home. As per Doreen’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation was at STONEHOUSE-WHITCOMB FUNERAL HOME, 11 Mountain Street, GRIMSBY (905-945-2755) on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service was held at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 10 Mountain Street, Grimsby on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Private family interment at a later date at Queen’s Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to St. John’s Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice would be sincerely appreciated by the family. www.smithsfh.com
CARPET/FLOORING CARPETS - I have several thousand yards of new Stainmaster & 100% nylon carpet. Will do living & dining room for $389. Price includes carpet, pad & installation (25 sq. yds) Steve 905682-5320, 905-777-1170; carpetdeals.ca
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Anna had many attributes that made her a very special individual. Her smile would light up a room, and her outgoing personality will always be fondly remembered. Anna never spoke ill of anyone and always treated everyone as a friend. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends both locally and across Canada. We ask that you join us for a Celebration of Her Life on June 2, 2018 at the Grimsby Legion between 1:00 and 5:00 pm.
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ZUZEK, Ivan Frank
In his 87th year, surrounded by his family, Ivan passed away peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on May 9, 2018. A devoted husband of 52 years to Susan Zuzek and a loving father to Peter (Jen), Katie (Colin), Julie, and Brian (Jenn). Proud grandfather to Abby, Ruby, Cameron and Noah. Ivan will be received in heaven by his parents Mary and Ivan Zuzek, step-father Joseph Primozich, mother-in-law Millicent O’Grady, his brothers Hank (Ivanka) and Robert (Denise) and brother-in-laws John Soltes and Martin O’Grady. He is survived by father-in-law Peter O’Grady, sisters Mary Soltes and Josie (Dick) Glass, sister-in-law Janet Zuzek, many nieces, nephews and loving relatives. Ivan worked hard to provide for his family, with 42 years of service at General Motors while playing accordion in his band The Bell Tones on weekends for nearly 40 years. His most cherished moments were spent with his family and friends, sharing laughs, wine and telling stories. As a founding member of the Niagara Vine to Wine Circle, Ivan shared his passion and skill for wine making with the club’s members, winning many competitions. A funeral mass at St. Helen’s Church (4106 Mountain Street, Beamsville) will be held at 11am on Friday May 25, 2018. The family will greet visitors starting at 10am. A Celebration of Life will follow the service at 13th Street Winery, 1776 4th Avenue, St. Catharines. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to either the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Saint Helen’s Church Building Fund.
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Evan Sheldrake and the organizers behind Evan’s Ride, named in his honour, are gearing up for the June 9 event. Lunch, Tshirts and great prizes are part of the registration and with Chris Biggs of 97.7 HTZ-FM’s Biggs & Barr show as emcee, no doubt riders will be pumped up. Proceeds from the event support autism programs in Niagara. Register at: evansride.ca
Congrats to Kiwanis of WL And with a sold out dinner to kick things off, the Kiwanis Club of West Lincoln is off to the races....the duck races that is. The annual duck races - held in conjunction with the St. Catharines Club which sponsored West Lincoln will be just one of the annual offerings of the fledgling organization. Details to come on that later. For now, congratulations to all! Service clubs, even with dwindled numbers, still provide a crucial backbone in our communities. Get out and support one, any one! M.W.
Throw a lemon, or squeeze it? When one is busy getting kicked in the head in one figurative form or another, It is truly maddening to hear adages such as “If it doesn’t kill you, it’ll make you stronger”, and “make lemonade out of those lemons”. There is definitely a period, sometimes more extended than others, where you just want to take those lemons and chuck them through the nearest window. As he took a break from rummaging through debris at his Reg. Rd. 69 farmhouse, Ed Przygoda was not at a point of anger about the fire which levelled his property a week earlier. In his own words, he was in a state of being overwhelmed. Enter the West Lincoln cavalry. Silverdale Community Centre was as packed as I have seen it and judging by comments from many on hand it was right up there for turnout Friday night for an evening barbecue. The event was in motion already but it took on a much larger scale tone when the house and barn of Ed and his wife, Karen, went up in flames on May 4. He was extremely tentative about attending the barbecue, acutely aware the crowd would be large. Simply, he didn’t and does not want to be part of a pity party. He is old school, like if you look up a dictionary definition of old school you will see his picture old school. His parents emigrated to Canada during the Great Depression, settled on that 50-acres of land, and there they stayed. I had to take a moment to explain to Ed why those people were waiting just down the road hoping he and Karen might come by. They didn’t want to offer pity. They wanted to offer support, help, a place to sleep, equipment, supplies, tools - all things to help them get back on their feet again. It has nothing to do with
MIKE WILLISCRAFT pity, rather, it has everything to do with what being part of a community means. In this day and age when some communities are more fractured with residents of different interests - newer residents whose core of family and friends are outside the area or they commute for work taking a time toll on their day, every day - a good olde-fashioned barn raising (which there may be one day in this case, who knows) is how a community shows support for one of its own. It will be a long time until Ed, Karen and their family feel joy, but their community is willing to do what needs to be done to support them one barbecued hamburger at a time...and it has to start some place. There is light at the end of that dark tunnel, Ed. Best of luck with your journey! In a completely different vein, but still an example of working through major adversity, we have one Brandon Saigeon. Fans of ClubWest Magazine will remember Brandon was our cover story back in January. Brandon - a Grimsby native - was a Round 1 choice of Belleville Bulls, fourth overall. His junior career was set back when he crashed into the net when his Hamilton Bulldogs were playing Mississauga. The result was fractures to both this ulna and radius bones in his forearm.
He worked through hundreds of hours of rehab just to get back to where he was. This year his team got off to a slow start but starting surging before Christmas and they rolled right into the Ontario Hockey League playoffs with their own “Mr. Clutch” as organization officials dubbed him getting back to showcasing the abilities which made him such a hot prospect a couple of years ago. Sunday, the great play of his team earned them a berth in this coming weekend’s Memorial Cup being played in Regina. Getting there was no mean feat. The Bulldogs crushed the hopes of what is widely considered one of the greatest OHL teams of all time in the Soo Greyhounds. Why was the Soo so good, you ask, how about 55 wins, 4th best total in OHL history; 31 home wins, 2nd most all time, and; a 23 game win streak, 3rd longest all time. The Bulldogs won two game in Sault Ste. Marie in the OHL finals. Saigeon scored on a breakaway in Sunday’s Game 6 ignited the team as they charged back from a 2-0 deficit to win 6-4 and book their flight to Regina. For his efforts, Saigeon was named the OHL Player of The Week after scoring four goals and two assists for six points in four games with a plusminus rating of plus-6. The Bulldogs will start their Cup run on Friday night, May 18 vs Regina Pats starting at 8 p.m. The second game in the round robin format will be Monday vs WHL representative Swift Current Broncos starting at 6 p.m. They will come back the next night to take on QMJHL champ Acadie-Bathurst Titan with an 8 p.m. start. The semifinal goes Friday night at 8 p.m., should the hockey gods shine on the Bulldogs and the championship game goes Sunday, May 27 at 5 p.m. Good luck, Bulldogs! Good luck, Brandon!
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Residents deserve honest governance, says regular reader Dear Editor, As a regular reader of NewsNow, Grimsby residents should be thankful to you for keeping council accountable for their actions and in-actions through your editorials. After so many years with still most of the the same players in council one bags to ask the question do people care what happens in their own town? The same question was asked four years ago when Kathleen Wynne was re-elected into office in Ontario. Many of the people than who didn’t care paid a heavy price for their apathy, hitting them very hard in their pocket books. These same people are now too embarrised to admit that they voted for Wynne. Apathy or carelessness in politics undermines our democratic fabric and comes with a very high cost and not just financially. We only have to look here in Ontario what a mess apathy
Letters has caused, because the majority of people didn’t care. In Grimsby, large capital project budget overruns have become the new norm as we have seen many times. A serious lack of accountability and transparency by council seems generally accepted by taxpayers. It looks like council has ignored the most important reality check that they work for the residents of Grimsby and not the other way around. The fact that their town is not run as a business, efficient and on budget is to the resident’s detriment. Instead tax dollars are being squandered resulting in higher taxes than necessary. How can people elect the same council back term after term, while council does not gives you the respect and honest governance you deserve? Rob Janssen
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