Allana Haist

Duelling parents allege abuse

While accusing her ex-husband of abusing their daughter, Allana Haist was accused of manipulating information within affidavits being considered as part of an ongoing custody battle regarding her daughter Layla Sabry.

The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, photographed on November 18, 2015. Julie Jocsak/ St. Catharines Standard/ Postmedia Network

PAC head told to keep cutting budget

Members of the city’s budget standing committee continued to ask staff to look for cuts Monday, with the performing arts centre and St. Catharines Transit told to sharpen their scissors.

Niagara Falls city hall. (Ray Spiteri/Niagara Falls Review/Postmedia Network file photo)

Additional staff needed for growing city

City council will be asked to consider $125,000 to hire more staff and to purchase related equipment to handle the growth Niagara Falls is experiencing in residential development.