July 19, 2018

2018-07-19-01

Accessibility issues plague Library Square design: advocate

Gorman named new Library CEO

Bruce A. Gorman has been named the incoming CEO of the Aurora Public Library. Mr. Gorman, who comes to Aurora as CEO of the Woodstock Public Library, will take the helm...

Platinum Blonde returns to Ribfest stage next month on 30th anniversary tour

Platinum Blonde, along with Rik Emmett & Resolution 9, were announced as the Ribfest headliners on Wednesday night

Barbs women keeping pace in OWL Championship

Putting together one of their deepest rosters in years, the Aurora Barbarian women have quietly put themselves in good position to return to the top of the Ontario Women’s League rugby throne.

2018-07-19-03
MUSICAL PICNIC – Town Park is the destination for music lovers this summer with Concerts in the Park -- and it's an event that is attracting Aurorans of all ages. The series continues this Wednesday, July 18, with a Tribute to U2 and next Wednesday, July 25, with A Touch of Class Steel Pan. All concerts run from 7 - 9 p.m., and events include a sampling from the Aurora Farmers' Market, beginning at 5 p.m. and running for the duration of the Concert. Auroran photo by Glenn Rodger

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2018-07-19-05

Eating healthy begins at home for local seniors in new partnership

Chartwell Hollandview has, since its inception, prided itself on helping seniors lead healthy and active lives within its own community, whether it is exercise classes or growing their own vegetables in raised flower beds on site, but now they’re branching out into the wider community.

2018-07-19-06

Food insecurity doesn’t take a summer vacation: Food Pantry in need of seasonal staples, toiletries

Over the past year, members of the Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill Constituency Youth Council have been hard at work keeping their fingers on the pulse of the community and getting a handle on issues just below the surface.

2018-07-19-04

“It’s good to show people we’re more than just dusty books on a shelf”

Outgoing Library CEO Jill Foster didn’t shy away from “shaking things up”

Save the date for Doors Open Aurora 2018

The Town of Aurora and the Heritage Advisory Committee are once again preparing to celebrate our popular Doors Open Aurora Event. This year, Doors Open Aurora features fifteen sites. Many sites feature historical buildings built in Aurora, or provide unique experiences tied to nature, art or culture.

Touch of Class set to bring unique island sound to Town Park

As they take their unique-shaped instruments from venue to venue, musicians have been astounding listeners with the versatility of their deceptively simple-looking instruments, and this Wednesday you’ll have a chance to listen for yourself as the sounds of steel pan drums fill Town Park.

2018-07-19-07

Aurora Votes 2018: Mobbs wants to continue service to community

As an officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, “integrity” has been a way of life for Adam Mobbs for nearly two decades.

2018-07-19-01

Accessibility issues plague Library Square design: advocate

Gorman named new Library CEO

Bruce A. Gorman has been named the incoming CEO of the Aurora Public Library. Mr. Gorman, who comes to Aurora as CEO of the Woodstock Public Library, will take the helm...

Platinum Blonde returns to Ribfest stage next month on 30th anniversary tour

Platinum Blonde, along with Rik Emmett & Resolution 9, were announced as the Ribfest headliners on Wednesday night

2018-07-12-02

Many Hands Doing Good is mother’s tribute to children, father

The lives of Daniel, Harry and Milly Neville-Lake were cut tragically short in a fatal car crash in September 2015, but their legacies will live on through Many Hands Doing Good.

Sports

2018-07-19-09

Aurora Soccer Club feeding community through charity games

Barbecue, beverages, and the beautiful game: what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon, and for charity nonetheless?

2018-07-19-08

Aurora FC climbing League1 table after draw

In a league where every point is precious, Aurora FC’s 1 – 1 draw with Whitby’s Darby FC on Saturday was a monumental step in climbing the League1 ladder.

2018-07-19-02

Barbs women keeping pace in OWL Championship

Putting together one of their deepest rosters in years, the Aurora Barbarian women have quietly put themselves in good position to return to the top of the Ontario Women’s League rugby throne.

2018-07-12-07

Keeper battle leads to scoreless draw for Aurora FC

With plenty of chances on both ends, Aurora FC and West Ottawa each had chances to put away their League1 matchup for good with just one strike.

Aurora’s Galajda seeing “what NHL is all about”

Far off of any team’s wishlist at the NHL Draft in 2016, goaltender Matthew Galajda finds himself this July sporting a Calgary Flames logo on his chest.

2018-07-12-08

Magna Golf Club announced as LPGA tour stop in 2019

By Jake Courtepatte For the first time in 17 years, the LPGA is returning to the GTA – though this time, in our own backyard. ...

2018-07-05-01

Handful of rugby Saints named to Ontario Under-18 squad

Not content with perhaps the most successful season in CISAA boys rugby history, a handful of Saint Andrew’s Saints are looking to prove their worth at the provincial level.

2018-07-05-07

Aurora captain Doner named to League1 All-Star team

A veteran leader of the Aurora FC was called to represent Ontario against the best footballers Quebec has to offer in last weekend’s League1 all-star matches.

Global T20 tournament brings world-class cricket to York Region

Cricketers of York Region, unite: the world’s top batters have descended on King Township. The month of July marks the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada, a 20-over international cricket tournament bringing the best of the best to compete under the banners of Canadian cities.

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Aurora’s Frost looks to make NHL’s Flyers out of camp

Seeing NHL ice time as a teenager is quite a rarity. Morgan Frost, a centreman who just turned nineteen in May, is hoping to make it a reality.

Arts & Culture

Save the date for Doors Open Aurora 2018

The Town of Aurora and the Heritage Advisory Committee are once again preparing to celebrate our popular Doors Open Aurora Event. This year, Doors Open Aurora features fifteen sites. Many sites feature historical buildings built in Aurora, or provide unique experiences tied to nature, art or culture.

Gorman named new Library CEO

Bruce A. Gorman has been named the incoming CEO of the Aurora Public Library. Mr. Gorman, who comes to Aurora as CEO of the Woodstock Public Library, will take the helm...

Platinum Blonde returns to Ribfest stage next month on 30th anniversary tour

Platinum Blonde, along with Rik Emmett & Resolution 9, were announced as the Ribfest headliners on Wednesday night

2018-07-12-01

Countdown is on for Wild, Wild West Hoedown

Photographers, models set out to prove Age is Just a Number

Seeing NHL ice time as a teenager is quite a rarity. Morgan Frost, a centreman who just turned nineteen in May, is hoping to make it a reality.

2018-07-05-06

Olivia Freeman crowned 2018 Aurora Teen Idol

Olivia Freeman has never set foot in a recording studio, but she’s about to do just that after being crowned Aurora’s 2018 Teen Idol on Canada Day.

2018-07-05-10

Library Square development takes significant step forward

Three-storey addition to Church Street School approved in principle.

2018-06-28-03

Countdown is on for Concerts in the Park’s 2018 summer season

Aurora’s 2018 Concerts in the Park season is less than a week away and organizers are promising a new twist on the popular summer series. Once again sponsored by TD Canada Trust, the 2018 Concerts in the Park Series kicks off next Wednesday, July 4, at 7 p.m., with popular children’s performers Team T&J, offering an interactive music and entertainment program with a high-energy and uplifting message.

2018-06-28-01

Phoenix from the ashes: Exhibition celebrates Aurora United bicentennial

2018-06-07-01

Drag Queen Story Time a success for Library

Aurora Public Library will build on Drag Queen Story Time after families embrace inaugural Pride event.

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