December 1, 2022

Art exhibition inspired by historic place of “healing”

People today have many places of healing. At the top of the pyramid might be the local hospital, but for others it might be a trip to a healing retreat or simply a walk in nature. For generations of Aurorans, ...

Province’s housing plans get formal thumbs-down from Council

The Province’s new housing plans received a formal thumbs-down from local lawmakers at a Special Council Meeting last week. The new Council got down to ...

Flu trends “very concerning” in York Region, says top doc

As the winter season approaches, current influenza trends in York Region are proving “very concerning” for Dr. Barry Pakes, York Region’s Medical Officer of Health. ...

Aurora Tigers take care of division rivals Stouffville Spirit 7-4, prepare for four game home skid

It’s going to be a jam-packed two weeks at the Aurora Community Centre. Following a decisive 7-4 road victory against the Stouffville Spirit, the Aurora ...

More News

Turn your ticket into holiday magic in Toys for Tickets campaign

Parking tickets are rarely a positive for the recipient, but they can certainly help spread some positivity throughout the community during this holiday season. The ...

Potential high-rise on Wellington Street sparks Council action

Any plans for a 12+ storey high rise on Wellington Street East have been temporarily frozen by Council pending “fulsome examination” of the issue. In ...

Shine Through the Rain ramping up support for local families ahead of the holidays

Dealing with a life-threatening illness is a traumatic and taxing experience for any family, but as joyous as the holiday season is for some, it ...

Individuals and groups exemplifying late Queen’s dedication to public service honoured by MP

The second Elizabethan Era may have come to a close upon the death of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8, but the legacy of public ...

Emmerson selected to lead Regional Council for 2022-2026 term

Regional Councillors have picked Wayne Emmerson to once again lead the upper tier of government for the 2022-2026 municipal term. Regional lawmakers selected Emmerson for ...

Step back to the Victorian Era at Hillary House’s Family Christmas

As a family home in addition to a doctor’s office for much of its history, Hillary House National Historic Site played host to scores of ...

Seasonal boutique and holiday fun returns to Pickering College

Scratch some items off your Christmas shopping list this Friday, December 1, when Pickering College opens up its doors for their Seasonal Boutique Soiree. An ...

Art exhibition inspired by historic place of “healing”

People today have many places of healing. At the top of the pyramid might be the local hospital, but for others it might be a ...

Province’s housing plans get formal thumbs-down from Council

The Province’s new housing plans received a formal thumbs-down from local lawmakers at a Special Council Meeting last week. The new Council got down to ...

Flu trends “very concerning” in York Region, says top doc

As the winter season approaches, current influenza trends in York Region are proving “very concerning” for Dr. Barry Pakes, York Region’s Medical Officer of Health. ...

Sports

Aurora Soccer Club benefiting from Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant

It’s been an excellent year for the oldest soccer club in York Region. Founded in 1954, the Aurora Soccer Club was one of the not-for-profit ...

Aurora Tigers take care of division rivals Stouffville Spirit 7-4, prepare for four game home skid

It’s going to be a jam-packed two weeks at the Aurora Community Centre. Following a decisive 7-4 road victory against the Stouffville Spirit, the Aurora ...

Hall of Fame’s Honoured Members: A golf genius and a force on the pitch

Last week, you might have had the pleasure to read about two remarkable stories from the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Induction Celebration Dinner on ...

Baseball Player Sam White honored by the Optimist Club at Aurora Sports Hall of Fame

Aurora resident Sam White, starting outfielder for the NCAA Division 1 West Virginia University (WVU) Mountaineers, was honored this month at the Stronach Aurora Recreation ...

Sport Aurora honours volunteers at annual recognition event

It was a wonderful Sunday at Aw, Shucks Oyster Bar in Aurora. Sport Aurora held their Volunteer Recognition event in honour of those who dedicate ...

The Weekly Double: Tigers earn two convincing victories

A nice change of pace and a lovely piece of news to report. The Aurora Tigers waltzed out of the week with a 5-0 victory ...

St. Andrew’s College Saints capture CISAA title with a convincing 37-8 victory

The St. Andrew’s College Saints first football team made it look easy in the CISAA finals last Wednesday. The boys cruised to a 37-8 victory ...

Tigers tie Panthers, fall 8-6 in thriller against Rangers

The Aurora Tigers earned themselves a draw and a loss this week. It’s never so simple to take on the defending Buckland Cup champions but ...

Sports Hall of Fame welcomes Class of 2022

It’s a natural human element to make comparisons. We often relate an experience to another of its kind, as if to reveal to our minds ...

Tim Jones Golf Classic raises more than $45,000 for seniors

When former Aurora mayor Tim Jones retired from CHATS (Community & Home Assistance to Seniors), dedicating their traditional fundraising golf tournament in his name was ...

Arts & Culture

Art exhibition inspired by historic place of “healing”

People today have many places of healing. At the top of the pyramid might be the local hospital, but for others it might be a ...

Bell Box Mural project to be “permanent reminder” of land’s past, present and future

A few brush strokes can transform an object from something that is purely functional into a beautiful work of art. But, here in Aurora, brushstrokes ...

Shoppers’ founding family continues support of Historical Society

Shoppers Drug Mart founders Murray and Marvelle Koffler were guests of honour when the Aurora Historical Society (AHS) held its first Hillary House Ball at ...

Theatre Aurora’s “Mother of the Maid” is historical exploration for director

Kay Valentine has always been a history buff. In the theatre, they are the kinds of stories she tends to gravitate towards – and if ...

Emerging musicians take centre stage at Aurora Cultural Centre

Up-and-coming Canadian artists will reach new audiences this fall as part of the Aurora Cultural Centre’s new RBC the NEXT Stage Series. A rebrand of ...

Cultural Centre kicks off crowdfunding campaign to expand student arts programs throughout Region

Arts and culture can break down barriers, build bridges, and foster growth – and, with your help, students from across York Region will soon be ...

Metis art makes sparks important conversation at Aurora Family Leisure Complex

The Aurora Family Leisure Complex is usually a destination for residents to hit the ice, go for a swim, and stay active, but now it’s ...

Theatre Aurora tackles potent subjects in new season on the “Mighty Heroine”

When Theatre Aurora chose to include the dramatic adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank as a cornerstone of their new season based around the ...

Conference offers pathway for inclusion at Aurora Cultural Centre

Facilitators for the Aurora Cultural Centre are aiming to make sure the entire community feels like it has a place at the table following a ...

Great APL Cookbook serves up tasty treats with a dash of literary love

“If you could invite three people to dinner, living and dead, who would it be?” We’ve often been asked this philosophical question, with the answers ...

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