After countless hours of debate, Aurora Council formally gave the green light for the Town’s new Joint Operations Centre last week. The project, which will combine the Department of...
As Timberlane Athletic Club gets set to make way for housing next year, it will be like losing a home away from home for members who have been there since day one...
The Aurora Youth Soccer Club will be holding their end-of-season tournament from August 22 - 24, as athletes compete for the Stinger Cup
Lukas Weese is a realist at heart. As he prepared to take his final exams this spring at Country Day School, the Aurora student knew
After nearly three years of debates, numerous reports, and a “demonstrated need” for a new Joint Operations Centre, it was high time to give the green light to the project last week, according to proponents of the plan.
Shards of broken ceramics, moistened by a few tears, were the order of the day at Jonathan’s Restaurant last week as friends and loyal patrons filled the Yonge Street eatery to bid adieu to long-time owner Mary Georgopoulos and her family.
Aurora needs new facilities for public works staff, but the recently approved Joint Operations Centre on Industrial Parkway North is not the way to do it, argued Councillors opposed to the project last week.
In tense situations, York Regional Police Constable Todd Woods always has his partner’s back. They trained together, anticipate each other’s moves and, until...
Residents in Aurora’s Hollandview Trail neighbourhood will have a chance to sound off on a proposal to turn the long-vacant Blockbuster Video outlet near Bayview Avenue into a new restaurant with outdoor patio.
After more than three decades working in municipal finance, Bob Chapman just can’t stay away in his retirement. The 55-year-old Aurora resident has thrown his hat in the ring as a Council candidate in the October 27 municipal election.
The issue of whether or not Aurora’s Councillors should be considered part-time or full-time positions continues to be a topic of debate around the Council table.
Outliving one’s own children is, for most people in Canada, absolutely unthinkable – but for many in the developing world it is, sadly, a regular reality of life.
For his skills and achievements on the soccer pitch, Ed McNally has been chosen as one of two inductees for the “athlete” category in the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame’s class of 2014.
Both the Under-18 “A” and “B” Aurora Barbarians rugby squads are heading to the semifinals of the Toronto Rugby Union Plate Championship. The quarterfinals kicked off last...
15-year old archer Hayden Edwards made the trek to Windsor last weekend to compete in the Ontario Summer Games, Ontario’s largest multi-sport event now in its 44th year.
Practicing twice a week, as well as playing up in the older division, these young ladies progressed throughout the year.
The Aurora Jays PeeWee baseball team traveled to Toronto Monday morning to kick off their first ever entry in the annual Lions CNE PeeWee Baseball Tournament.
The York Simcoe Regional Championships for Minor Mosquito Baseball were held this weekend with the Aurora Jays facing off against the Bolton Braves in a ...
The Aurora Barbarians Rugby Football Club will inaugurate its Hall of Fame this Saturday with the induction of eight individuals from its 64 year history.
Tempers flared in the first round of the North Dufferin Baseball League playoffs in a series between the top-seed Aurora Jays and the Barrie Angels. Kicking off the series at home, the Jays cruised to a rather uneventful 8 – 4 win on Tuesday to lead the best-of-five series 1 – 0.
When 15-year-old Jared Jenicek took his first bounce on a trampoline many years ago, he was hooked right away. He first started out in gymnastics and worked his way up to training full-time on the trampoline...
This summer, the thwacks on shuttlecocks ringing out from Don Hillock Drive stemmed from kids of various levels getting to know the fun that can be had on the badminton court.
“If music be the food of love, play on,” are words Orsino lived by in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night; but while it might be a philosophy shared by Aurora’s Bud and Stella Switzer, the music of Rogers and Hammerstein have presented them with a veritable smorgasbord.
If you’re looking for a special way to wrap up your summer vacation, dust off your cape and head over for back-to-back Superhero parties as the grand finale of the Movies in the Park season.
When Aurora’s Shannon Beresford has something on her mind, she doesn’t keep it bottled up inside. Rather than taking to Twitter or other forms of social media, however, she lets her feelings...
The Newmarket Jazz Festival kicked off on August 1, running through August 4 at Newmarket’s Riverwalk Commons, boasting many amazing artists. However, one artist stood out amongst the others – Aurora native Stacey Kaniuk.
Having lived in Aurora for 26 years and 14 years respectively, artists Eva Folks and Judy Sherman have seen Aurora grow and develop in ways they had never thought possible.
Aurora’s 2014 Ribfest will have an extra dose of star power this September with headliners Glass Tiger and Platinum Blonde. The homegrown Glass Tigers will hit the stage on Friday, September 5, starting at 9 p.m. Platinum...