January 13, 2022

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Music and family are themes that help guide One Book One Aurora 2022

Music, which transcends language barriers, has brought people together since our ancestors sounded the first notes. It connects people in a powerful way, sometimes in ...

Omicron is “unlike anything we have encountered” during pandemic, says Southlake

Over the span of last week, Southlake Regional Health Centre saw the number of patients admitted to hospital increase from 20 to more than 60, ...

Police investigate shooting on Conover

York Regional Police are asking the public for any information they might have related to a shooting on Conover Avenue on January 7. “On Friday, ...

Famed Merlin’s Hollow will live on in gardens across Aurora

For more than 40 years, gardeners and plant lovers have made Merlin’s Hollow a spring and summer destination. For five colourful days each season prior ...

More News

First components of Town Square redevelopment eyed for April opening

As the $5 million capital campaign for Aurora Town Square continues, the first elements of the $56 million redevelopment and downtown revitalization project are shaping ...

Oakridge’s Fashions marks 25th anniversary with move to community’s heart

Aurora’s popular Oakridge’s Fashions is making a bold move: to the heart of the community it has served for 25 years. On New Year’s Eve, ...

Music and family are themes that help guide One Book One Aurora 2022

Music, which transcends language barriers, has brought people together since our ancestors sounded the first notes. It connects people in a powerful way, sometimes in ...

Contractor helps provide more than 200 meals for residents in need

Welcoming Arms provides weekly meals to residents in need – and barely missed a beat in fulfilling its mandate throughout the global pandemic. Helping to ...

A smile and a friendly chat can start the day off right for students and parents

A smile and a friendly word might seem like small gestures, but they can go a long way in starting the day off right for ...

Mental health donation supports leaders of tomorrow

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Omicron is “unlike anything we have encountered” during pandemic, says Southlake

Over the span of last week, Southlake Regional Health Centre saw the number of patients admitted to hospital increase from 20 to more than 60, ...

Police investigate shooting on Conover

York Regional Police are asking the public for any information they might have related to a shooting on Conover Avenue on January 7. “On Friday, ...

Famed Merlin’s Hollow will live on in gardens across Aurora

For more than 40 years, gardeners and plant lovers have made Merlin’s Hollow a spring and summer destination. For five colourful days each season prior ...

Celebration of Youth Arts to showcase grads’ views of world – and themselves

Kathy Qu, like so many of us, saw her world shrink at the outset of COVID-19. A student at Aurora High School, she took her ...

Sports

York United sign three international talents

In less than a month, York United have announced their new manager and three new players, beginning the next chapter for the York Region-based club. ...

Tigers move seven points back of first place

With a 4-1 win on the road over the Brantford 99ers, the Aurora Tigers move seven points behind the Pickering Panthers for top spot in ...

CF Montreal acquires former Aurora resident

Former Aurora, ON resident Alistair Johnston completed a move from Nashville SC to CF Montreal last week.  Originally from Vancouver, B.C., Johnston had moved to ...

GOJHL penalized five teams due to violation of vaccination policy

The Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League released a statement on December 17, penalizing five clubs in the Golden Horseshoe Conference in violation of the league’s ...

Burlington Cougars end Aurora Tigers win streak

The Aurora Tigers saw their recent five-game win streak come to an end following a 4-3 OT loss to the Burlington Cougars at the end ...

CDS teacher inducted into Queen’s Rugby Hall of Fame

Country Day School teacher and long-time senior boys’ rugby coach Sandy Townsend was inducted into the Queen’s University Rugby Hall of Fame at the end ...

2022 Hall of Fame nomination process now open

Aurora Sports Hall of Fame President & Chair Javed Khan and Chair of the Induction Committee Stephen Forsey would like you to know, the nomination ...

York United have a lot to be proud of and that’s not a statement to take lightly

Heading into this season, York United faced a hefty amount of doubt. Nobody gave them a chance.  The Nine Stripes were looked at as the ...

York United part ways with Jimmy Brennan

Just two days after a 3-1 loss to Forge FC in the semifinals of the Canadian Premier League, York United released a statement they have ...

Tigers forward Lee Chiang could be Mr. Reliable for the rest of the year

Your leaders will always be your leaders. A cliché’ to say that? Undoubtedly.  In a team breakdown, it’s the obvious thing to point out. The ...

Arts & Culture

Music and family are themes that help guide One Book One Aurora 2022

Music, which transcends language barriers, has brought people together since our ancestors sounded the first notes. It connects people in a powerful way, sometimes in ...

Beloved “Golden Girls” star had strong ties to Aurora

Betty White, who died New Year's Eve just a few weeks before her 100th birthday on January 17, had close family links to the community.

Steel Magnolias: A partnership between Theatre Aurora and Queensville Players

A Review by Scott Johnston Theatre Aurora has collaborated with The Queensville Players to present the comedy-drama “Steel Magnolias”, now playing at Theatre Aurora. The ...

In-person and virtual offerings from Cultural Centre as fall and winter programs line up

The jazz sounds of Barbra Lica rang out through the Aurora Armoury on Friday evening. For music lovers, it was a welcome return to a ...

Theatre Aurora’s The Kitchen Witches: A Review

By Scott Johnston After being darkened for 19 pandemic-filled months, the stage is once again lit at Theatre Aurora. Fortunately, as we all really could ...

Aurorapalooza a success for resident, CMHA

Rain gave way to a bright evening in Aurora for the Canadian Mental Health Association on August 7, as local resident Joel Gouveia took over ...

The Kitchen Witches aimed to be season opener for Theatre Aurora

Their Henderson Drive doors have been largely closed to the public for more than a year-and-a-half due to the global pandemic, but Theatre Aurora has ...

Ace Galaksi brings Aurora artists, performers to Toronto Fringe

Ace Galaksi has precious little time to locate the Giant Book of Destiny before destiny itself is rewritten. Will he do it? Well, to discover ...

Ensemble Made in Canada’s latest nets another Juno win for Aurora’s Norbert Kraft

Canada is a cultural mosaic, something that has been immortalized in visual art, poetry and on our screens. But it has also been immortalized in ...

Culture: Popping up at a corner near you

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