An act of vandalism believed to have occurred overnight Sunday at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club has resulted in about $15,000 in damage, according to course owners. (Photo from Facebook)

NOTL golf course vandalized

An act of vandalism that occurred overnight on Sunday at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club has police and owners of the historic course shaking their heads.

Ontario Provincial Police

Over 130 cows killed in dairy barn fire

A cleanup continued Wednesday following a dramatic fire that destroyed a dairy barn and killed more than 130 cows in eastern Ontario Monday night.Provincial police say the fire struck at the Leducdale dairy farm in Dunvegan, near Maxville about 75 kilometres east of Ottawa, shortly after 5 p.m.

Niagara Health System Niagara Emergency Medical Services Chief Kevin Smith, from left, Niagara Medical Officer of Health Dr. Valerie Jaeger, Local Health Integrated Network chief executive officer Donna Cripps, Niagara Health System chief of staff Dr. Tom Stewart, and NHS president Suzanne Johnston were panelists during a breakfast meeting called Health Care in Niagara organized by Niagara's chambers of commerce, on Tuesday October 25, 2016 in Welland, Ont. Allan Benner/Welland Tribune/Postmedia Network

Health care challenges discussed

While the Niagara Health System continues to invest government funding in hospital facilities, it’s up to the communities to ensure the latest equipment is available within those facilities.