June 14, 2018

2018-06-14-09

“All Together Now” — York Pride Parade, festival offers something for everyone

Aurora goes PC, electing Elliott & Parsa to Queen’s Park

Aurora will be represented by two Progressive Conservative MPPs for the next four years following Thursday night’s Provincial election.

Historic business core should be designated: Council

Battle could come to downtown Aurora as Council looks to designate the historic business centre to control future development.

Late goal sinks Aurora FC versus Strikers

Just minutes away from a crucial point in the League1 Ontario standings, the Aurora FC women were sent home with their fourth loss of the season.

2018-06-14-04
A FRIENDLY BATTLE – A little friendly battle was the perfect way to kickstart another successful Hansen-Palooza. Rick Hansen Public School hosted their fun fair last Friday, a new tradition in east Aurora that is only growing in popularity. Auroran photo by Glenn Rodger

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2018-06-14-02

Ontario Votes 2018: “We have returned Ontario to the people,” says Elliott

Voters have returned Ontario to the people. This was the message delivered by Newmarket-Aurora’s MPP-elect Christine Elliott to a jubilant group of supporters at her Newmarket campaign office as the numbers rolled in on Thursday night.

2018-06-14-01

Ontario Votes 2018: “Canada will allow every single one of us to live the dream,” says Parsa

The first Member of Provincial Parliament for the newly-created Ontario riding of Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill will be Progressive Conservative Michael Parsa.

2018-06-14-03

ONTARIO VOTES 2018: “I’m not going anywhere,” says defeated Ballard, predicting “a very interesting next few years”

Chris Ballard is predicting “a very interesting next few years” for Newmarket-Aurora as he looks to life away from Queen’s Park.

2018-06-14-05

Aurora students raise thousands in Relay for Life triple

Like beacons through the night, the yellow shirts of survivors led the way for hundreds of students under cloudy skies on Friday morning as they walked in solidarity to make a difference.

$4.9 million Armoury renovation set for Council approval

A $4.9 million plan to complete the transformation of the historic Aurora Armoury into a new campus for Niagara College’s Canadian Food & Wine Institute, plus community space, is set to receive the go-ahead from Council this week.

Redesigned Armoury will be a blend of historic and new

Designs for the soon-to-be-renovated historic Aurora Armoury show a blend of heritage features and new elements.

Sports group make their pitches for land space, put ball in Council’s court

Sports groups have had a healthy match with members of Aurora Council on the future of land space, but while they cool their heels waiting for a victor to be declared, potentially as early as this week, they can be content with putting up a good fight.

Learn more about Active Living at Saturday fair

Staying active, keeping your brain sharp, eating healthily, and getting a good night sleep are all essentials for good living, but if you’re ever at a loss on how to start getting back on track, head over to the Aurora Seniors’ Centre this Saturday for the annual Seniors’ Information & Active Living Fair.

2018-06-14-09

“All Together Now” — York Pride Parade, festival offers something for everyone

Aurora goes PC, electing Elliott & Parsa to Queen’s Park

Aurora will be represented by two Progressive Conservative MPPs for the next four years following Thursday night’s Provincial election.

Sports

2018-06-14-06

Aurora Youth Soccer hits the pitch for house league festival

The Aurora Youth Soccer Club held its annual June Festival last weekend, a chance for house league players of all ages to meet in a two-day tournament across Aurora’s fields.

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Aurora’s Nembhard leads Canada past Argentina in FIBA Championship

The future of Canadian basketball is bright, with Aurora’s own Andrew Nembhard at the helm.

2018-06-14-07

Late goal sinks Aurora FC versus Strikers

Just minutes away from a crucial point in the League1 Ontario standings, the Aurora FC women were sent home with their fourth loss of the season.

2018-06-07-07

Minor Mosquito Jays golden in Bolton tournament

It may still be spring, but Aurora-King’s boys of summer have already picked up some hardware.

2018-06-07-10

Aurora FC stopped short by unbeaten clubs

Both sides of Aurora FC entered week six looking to hand their opponents their first loss of the League1 Ontario season, yet both remained unbeaten when the dust cleared.

2018-06-07-11

Aurora Youth Soccer grads commit to collegiate programs

Aurora’s developmental soccer program has long been considered a factory for collegiate talent, and this year’s crop is no different.

2018-06-07-06

Ride for Styles raises over $20,000

When cyclists from across York Region descended on the York Regional Police’s Community Safety Village on Sunday for the annual Ride for Styles, some were sporting tops reading “life is a beautiful ride.”

2018-05-31-14

Saints rugby champion team “come along once in a career”

The St. Andrew’s College Saints are the CISAA rugby champions, and it was never even close. Absolutely dominating the independent league competition with a combination of speed and size throughout the five-game regular season, St. Andrew’s had never won a game by less than 20 points.

2018-05-31-13

Aurora FC men bow out early from League1 Cup

A late goal and some unlucky bounces in penalty kicks ended the Aurora FC men’s quest for the League1 Cup in just the first round. A break in the regular season schedule allowed Aurora to host Toronto’s ProStars FC on Saturday in the opening bracket of the season-long tournament, with Aurora still looking for their first win at their new home of Stewart Burnett Park.

Senior Jays hang on for first win of North Dufferin season

A tumultuous start to the AA baseball season has seen its first sign of spring for the returning Aurora Jays, who picked up their first win last week in an 8 – 5 win over the Bolton Dodgers.

Arts & Culture

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.

2018-05-31-15

Voices of Joy Community Choir celebrates 20th anniversary

The inspirational VOJ Voices of Joy Community Choir is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a Special Concert: “20 Years of Music and Friendship” Sunday, June 10, at 3p.m., at Bethel Community Christian Reformed Church, 333 Davis Drive Newmarket.

2018-05-24-05

Historical society’s three-part World War One exhibition wraps with the end and aftermath

William John Mugford was probably like so many other Aurora men of his generation when he signed up in the name of King & Country to fight for Canada in the First World War: imbued my patriotism more than a little sense for adventure.

2018-05-17-01

All are worthy in The Temple of Fame

Re-mounted play marked 100th anniversary of Aurora milestone.

2018-05-10-05

Women’s Groups in focus as Aurora celebrates Temple of Fame centenary

Groups like 100 Women Who Care have shown how the power of women can make a difference on the community around them. These women’s groups have been on something of an upswing in recent years, but before a downturn in the 1960s and 1970s, such groups were often the lifeblood of communities nation-wide.

2018-05-10-10

Merlin’s Hollow opens Saturday for 37th season

Merlin’s Hollow, the famed garden of David and Dierdre Tomlinson will welcome visitors for their 37th season this Saturday. Founded by landscape architect David Tomlinson, ...

2018-05-03-01

Temple of Fame to show the progress of women, and how much work there is still to do

2018-04-19-08

Tales from the Aurora Pet Cemetery takes you on virtual tour of forgotten gem

It lies hidden away in forest and brush, a natural oasis in the middle of burgeoning development, but unless you went in for a closer look, you wouldn’t even know it was there.

2018-04-12-08

TA’s The Attic, the Pearls and Three Fine Girls: A Review

Theatre Aurora takes another look at family relationships in “The Attic, the Pearls and Three Fine Girls”, now playing.

2018-03-29-07

Botanica looks at the life force in nature – and humans

Tree branches are gnarled, bare reminders of seasons past, but spring is in the air. Soon each trunk, stem and twig will erupt in new buds, new growth, ready to give again.

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