February 15, 2024

Alzheimer Society leader wants to foster “dementia-friendly communities”

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Arctic Adventure is fun-filled weekend to get outdoors, make new connections

Last week’s warm snap might be over, but there are plenty of reasons to get outside to Town Park for Family Day weekend. The perennial ...

“Gentle density” of four units for single home lots proposed by Mayor

Aurora could allow the construction of up to four residential units on properties zoned for single-detached, semi-detached, and townhomes, if Mayor Tom Mrakas gets his ...

Frenette fires OT winner, Oletic tallies two in Tigers’ 4-3 triumph over North York Rangers

Josh Frenette fired the OT winner and Tyler Oletic tallied two goals to lead the Aurora Tigers to an exciting 4-3 win over the North ...

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Coldest Night of the Year will help raise funds, awareness for unhoused, services

Residents of our communities are preparing to dress in their warmest garments and hit the streets this month for the Coldest Night of the Year, ...

Councillors push back on plans to eliminate Committee meeting

Aurora Councillors are pushing back on the forthcoming elimination of one of Town Hall’s bi-weekly General Committee meetings. At last week’s potentially penultimate General Committee ...

New park to be dedicated in memory of late Deputy Mayor

An upcoming community park on Hartwell Way will be named John Abel Park, after the late two-term Deputy Mayor of Aurora. Council, sitting at the ...

Go on an “Arts Odyssey” this Family Day with Cultural Centre

Go on an “arts odyssey” as an entire family this Monday, February 19, as the Aurora Cultural Centre hosts a full day of activities at ...

Council looks at the best pedestrian crossing systems for Aurora Heights Drive and Hollandview Trail

Council last week discussed installing a more elaborate crossing system than recommended by staff to a highly programmed area, a decision that requires thousands more ...

Alzheimer Society leader wants to foster “dementia-friendly communities”

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Arctic Adventure is fun-filled weekend to get outdoors, make new connections

Last week’s warm snap might be over, but there are plenty of reasons to get outside to Town Park for Family Day weekend. The perennial ...

“Gentle density” of four units for single home lots proposed by Mayor

Aurora could allow the construction of up to four residential units on properties zoned for single-detached, semi-detached, and townhomes, if Mayor Tom Mrakas gets his ...

York Region staff pleased with turnout to men’s housing open house in Aurora

Hundreds attended an open house last week for the proposed emergency and transitional housing project in the Town of Aurora. The open house lasted three ...

New strategies coming to help Aurora deal with infill developments in existing neighbourhoods

Intensification is the order of the day when it comes to future residential builds in Aurora, and as the community looks ahead to what that ...

Sports

25th annual Silver Stick Tournament opens and closes with vivid on-ice colours and international flare

Mayor Tom Mrakas, Councillor and Sport Aurora President Ron Weese, and Central York Girls Hockey Association President Mark Dubeau graced the red carpet and opened ...

3 Burlington Barracudas edge #7 Central York Panthers 2-1 in U22 OWHL Action

The Burlington Barracudas swam into SARC on Saturday afternoon, sporting their vintage Edmonton Oiler jerseys and three of the top four scorers in the OWHL. ...

Frenette fires OT winner, Oletic tallies two in Tigers’ 4-3 triumph over North York Rangers

Josh Frenette fired the OT winner and Tyler Oletic tallied two goals to lead the Aurora Tigers to an exciting 4-3 win over the North ...

Izzy Whynot’s 28-save shutout leads U22 Panthers to thrilling 1-0 win over Mississauga Hurricanes

Izzy Whynot turned aside all 28 shots she faced and Amber Esterbrooks tallied the game-winning goal to lead the U22 Central York Panthers to a ...

Young Tigers earn a point in a hard-fought double overtime 4-3 loss to Stouffville

Odaro Ewere scored the winning goal at 6:12 during the second overtime period to lead the Stouffville Spirit to a 4-3 victory over the Aurora ...

SAC shuts out Bishop Kearney Selects 4-0 to capture 40th annual MacPherson Hockey Tournament

The St. Andrew’s College Saints captured the 40th annual MacPherson Hockey Tournament with an emphatic 4-0 win over the Bishop Kearney Selects on Sunday afternoon ...

Rookie-laden Tigers’ roster rolls to 5-3 win over the Pickering Panthers

Rookie center Jobey Pearson’s three-point performance – and key goals by first year defensemen Carson Littlejohns, Jacob Carroll, and Liam Longo – paced the Aurora ...

Ella Newman-Mixon scores OT winner in U22 Panthers’ 4-3 victory over Bluewater to salvage homestand

Injury-plagued Central York Panthers lose two hard-fought home games versus Etobicoke and Cambridge

Castiglione’s 2-goal performance earns OJHL First Star of the Game honors in Tigers’ 7-2 loss to Oakville

Tigers’ rookie forward Frank Castiglione’s two-goal performance earned him OJHL First Star of the Game honors on Saturday night in Oakville, but Aurora’s 7-2 loss ...

Road-weary Tigers wilt versus #2 Wellington in 8-1 loss

The Aurora Tigers remained winless in 2024, succumbing on Sunday afternoon to the Wellington Dukes 8-1 at the Lehigh Arena. It was the struggling squad’s ...

Arts & Culture

Shadowpath makes sure love is in the air this Valentine’s at local gallery

Everybody has a story that can inspire. This is a philosophy that drives York Region’s Shadowpath Theatre Productions and has served to inspire a new ...

Renowned painter Helen Lucas, best known for paintings of flowers, passes away

Painting is all Helen Lucas ever wanted to do. The renowned painter passed away November 27. She was 92. Helen was a huge presence in ...

Marquee Theatrical Productions marks 20 years of fostering young talent

Joseph of Technicolor Dream Coat fame had more than his fair share of patches on the garment so well-known theatre-goers – but the sum total ...

Juno Award-winning Sealy bringing Jazz to Trinity next week

Toronto-based Canadian Jazz icon Joe Sealy and collaborator Paul Novotny will help open the Aurora Cultural Centre’s fall performing arts season next week with a ...

Comic creation to woodcarving, Cultural Centre’s fall education programs offer something for everyone

Whether it’s comics for the kids or woodcarvings simple or elaborate, if you’re learning to pick up a new artistic skill this fall, the Aurora ...

Theatre Aurora explores human connections in season of favourites

Canada’s most prominent literary heroine and Agatha Christie’s most prominent sleuth might not have much in common, but the stories surrounding them tell important tales ...

“Oowatanite” it was with April Wine in Machell Park at Ribfest 2023

A Review by Jim Stewart Thousands of classic rock fans filled Machell Park on Saturday night to enjoy the latest incarnation of April Wine. Marc ...

Cultural Centre’s fall visual arts season kicks off with the Hindu-Canadian experience

Art can say far more than mere words about the human experience, and the Hindu-Canadian experience is set to come into the spotlight this fall ...

Suzie McNeil and The Chain Reaction deliver masterful Motown medleys and dynamic pop standards at Town Park

Canadian pop singer-rocker Suzie McNeil—backed by seven-piece ensemble The Chain Reaction– treated Town Park attendees to a dynamic performance on Wednesday night. McNeil’s vocal versatility ...

Smiles Across Borders helps students connect through the written word

The written word has always had a power to inspire, but letter-writing in recent years has become something of a lost art. Now, however, Aurora ...

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