Cheryl Clock, The Standard

Cheryl Clock is a feature writer at The Standard in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Stories

A thank you from Club LaSalle

Club LaSalle celebrated 60 years by collecting at least six barrels of food for Community Care.

Greg's homies have extra chromies

He begged his mom to go on the water slide. Kathy McPherson looked into her son's eyes and sighed: “Wait till your father gets here,” she instructed Greg, who was about seven years old.

History unearthed in NOTL

They dig for buried stories. Pieces of the past entombed in layers of earth that hold the secrets of history.

NIAGARA CLOSEUP: When a forest heals

The women follow a narrow dirt path into a community of towering white pine trees. The pin-straight trunks, bare lower to the ground, erupt like green fireworks exploding into a blue sky.

Emily heads home for Canada Day

She went swimming on the trail. Made friends with some cows. And is having fantasies about brushing her teeth in her own (bigger than the space in an RV) bathroom.