Cheryl Clock, The Standard

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


Artist Hana Rotchild is photographed with some of the vulva prints she has made. They are on display at You Me Gallery in Hamilton until April 9, and proceeds from art sales will be donated to the Niagara Region Sexual Assault Centre. (Julie Jocsak/St. Catharines Standard/Postmedia Network)

Art show gets intimate with women

There's a brilliant yellow sunset, its red reflection spread across the horizon. There's a blue-and-purple butterfly, its wings spread wide. And there are other paintings, colourful and more abstract.

NIAGARA CLOSEUP: Mendelt: The music of his life

He was nine years old when he bought his first cassette tape. Cyndi Lauper's debut album, She's So Unusual. He paid for it with his own money, at Sam the Record Man in the Pen Centre.

HOW WE MET: Readers share stories of love

She has 397 letters. Exactly. Not too long ago, she pulled them out of the cedar chest where they had been stored with her wedding dress and his sailor’s collars for years and years, and counted them all.

No coins? Pay for parking with app

No change to feed the parking meter? Time close to expiring and you don't feel like running out to add more coins?

Survey: Why can't you get dental care?

Advocates for better dental care in Niagara want to hear from adults and seniors who face barriers to getting care for their teeth.

Young and living with Alzheimer's disease

Earl Warren could fix anything. A machinist for more than 30 years at General Motors, he took pride in his do-it-yourself projects. If someone needed something fixed, Earl could do it. He built a wood deck around his backyard pool. He gutted part of his basement and renovated with new wiring, drywall and tile.