Family and friends mourn loss of Welland woman
Funeral services will be held Thursday for a 20 year old Welland woman killed in a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Niagara Falls.
While police have not officially released the name of the victim, she has been identified on social media as Julia Pieroway who worked at a local Welland bar.
The young woman was one of four people in a car that crashed on Biggar Road over the weekend.
The 22 year old driver of the car, Jake Pirson of Welland, is charged with impaired driving causing death.
A funeral mass will be held at St. Kevin’s Church Friday morning at 10 am.
Friday night, the IceDogs open their best of seven quarter-final series on home ice versus the Generals, some tickets are still available. The 'Dogs have also announced a bus trip to Oshawa for game three and four.
A very successful 2017-2018 IceDogs regular season came to an end Saturday afternoon with a 6-3 win over Mississauga. A sellout St Patty's Day Meridian Centre crowd watched Niagara record their 35th win of the season for a total of 80 points in the OHL's Eastern Conference as Johnny Corneil lead the way with a goal and two assists.
Kirill Maksimov enjoyed a four point night while Johnny Corneil and Ben Jones each scored a pair in the IceDogs 6-3 Friday night win in Erie. With the win, Niagara has now secured home ice advantage in their first round playoff series with Oshawa.