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The side entrance of City Hall facing the Market Square parking lot for Search Engine. Photo taken on Friday, December 9, 2016. Julie Jocsak/ St. Catharines Standard/ Postmedia Network

SEARCH ENGINE: Being jailed at city hall

You ask… We answer. Q: My 98-year-old father was recalling with me that he at one point in time had to visit a family member in the jail that was located at the present day St. Catharines City Hall. I can recall the jail located on Niagara Street but not in lower level of city hall. Possibly the police station was located there and the jail was for

Left: An advertisement that appeared in the Standard on May 27, 1916 for a newly completed residence on Ontario Street South in “Glen Ridge. Photo courtesy of the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canal Centre. Right: The today photo shows what the house looks like as it begins its second century. The most obvious changes are the addition of a garage on the left of the house. Julie Jocsak/Standard Staff

YESTERDAY AND TODAY: House for sale

Our old image this week consists of an advertisement that appeared in the Standard on May 27, 1916. The St. Catharines Improvement Co., Ltd., was offering for sale a newly completed residence on Ontario Street South in “Glen Ridge,” the new residential neighbourhood it had just established south of the Old Welland Canal in St. Catharines. The new h

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Men plead guilty in teen sex ring

If the money had been shared, three young girls who worked as escorts and prostitutes and performed sexual favours for men in rented motel rooms in Niagara Falls, might never have contacted police.That’s what a court heard on Friday in an Ontario Court of Justice in St. Catharines of a case involving two men who were known on the street by the name