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Cathy Pelletier

Cathy Pelletier

Cathy Pelletier has been a newspaper journalist/editor since 1998. Before that she was published in magazines as a reporter and as a fiction writer. She is a two-time winner of OCNA awards for her columns. In 2017 she and husband Bob Liddycoat launched the online Thorold News before merging with Village Media in Dec. 2018. Currently, she is a writer for ThoroldNews.com

Recent Work by Cathy

Friends of Beaverdams hosting high-end virtual four-day yard sale

Friends of Beaverdams hosting high-end virtual four-day yard sale

Bargains galore will become available online this July 20 to 24.
Palmerino pledges to help hometown

Palmerino pledges to help hometown

In Thorold and Pelham, Joe Palmerino has been helping the most vulnerable members of society for five years.
Thorold craft show exhibitors ease nurses' pain

Thorold craft show exhibitors ease nurses' pain

What began as a way to protect her fiancé—a front line transport truck driver—quickly morphed into a substantial sewing stint for Beverley Interisano. Likewise, Leta Virag helped health workers during a critical phase in the COVID-19 crisis.
Thorold native boosts food banks coffers through children’s book

Thorold native boosts food banks coffers through children’s book

"Where Did the World Go?" explains Covid-19 to children
Thorold seamstress has front line health workers covered

Thorold seamstress has front line health workers covered

Inspired by her daughter, who’s a nurse on the front lines, Marlene Hamilton is helping bring comfort to health workers
Ken MacQuarrie: More than a minister

Ken MacQuarrie: More than a minister

From revealing the inner workings of bee hives to tending bar at TCAG fundraisers, this is one busy reverend
COLUMN: Glad to be back?

COLUMN: Glad to be back?

Cathy Pelletier: We never thought we’d be posing with rolls of toilet paper, but things have changed since January
Food drives, international students, affordable housing. It's all part of Bill and Hilda Vanderklippe's mission

Food drives, international students, affordable housing. It's all part of Bill and Hilda Vanderklippe's mission

Local couple have been volunteering locally for more than four decades
A wide range of interests keeps lifelong Thorold resident Rudy Walters volunteering

A wide range of interests keeps lifelong Thorold resident Rudy Walters volunteering

Long story short . . .
Fostering fur babies all in a day's work for the Gilbys

Fostering fur babies all in a day's work for the Gilbys

This is the first in a series of stories about local volunteers and other 'Helpers'