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Rare blood cancer diagnosis leaves local couple fighting back and helping others

September 21, 2017   ·   0 Comments


Just a few short months ago, Mark Silverstein and Nelia Pacheco prepared to say their goodbyes. Diagnosed with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) in 2010 at the age of 45, Mark has been following a tough road with his wife by his side every step of the way. Along the way, the ...

Chamber of Commerce to host Town Hall on Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs

It is legislation which will have wide-ranging impacts on all businesses, and now the Aurora Chamber of Commerce will help local business owners understand how they will be effected by Bill 148, Ontario’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.

Bob Dengler and son Steve at The Pas  MB,  , Aug.,10, 2017  during a stop on their circumnavigation of the world in a Bell 429 Helicopter.

Father-son Odyssey is now in the record books

The world is a very big, beautiful place. But it’s made a bit smaller because we’re all members of one big human fellowship. Kingscross resident Steven Dengler met some consummate hosts and genuinely interesting souls during his seven-week Canada 150 Global Odyssey. The trek, which landed Dengler, his father Bob, a resident of Aurora, and ace pilot


Barrie student takes the Hoedown Showdown crown

16-year-old John Anderson was a tough act to follow. The Grade 11 student from Barrie was the first finalist to take the stage Friday night in the Hoedown Showdown competition, where 10 finalists from across Ontario vied for the crown of Canada’s next country star.


Dialogue on Truth & Reconciliation will unfold in “Reveal”

This summer, Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Canadian artists pooled their talent for an important exchange on Truth and Reconciliation fostered brushstroke by brushstroke. This Wednesday, September 27, members ...

Bylaw changes sent back for review amid rights concerns

A set of changes outlining how bylaw officers can access privately owned properties has been sent back for further review amid concerns over the rights of property owners. The changes, which The Auroran reported on last week, received significant scrutiny when they were first presented at General Committee on September 5.


Aurora raises over $17,000 for Terry Fox Foundation

A grand total of $17,532 was enough to put a smile on the faces of the dozens of participants in the annual Terry Fox Run held behind the Aurora Seniors’ Centre on Sunday morning.

Fire Fighters’ “Decades of Dedication” showcased at Centre

Centra York Fire Services' annual Open House returns to Wellington Street station this Saturday!

Culture Days: Discovery and Delight at Cultural Centre

The Aurora Cultural Centre welcomes you for an afternoon of discovery and delight in celebration of Culture Days on Saturday, October 1 from 1 – 4 pm.

CULTURE DAYS 2017 — Culture Days in Town Park

The Aurora Museum & Archives has planned a wide range of activities for this year’s Culture Days, which will take place on Saturday, September 30. The activities include everything from a high-tech scavenger hunt, a music festival, to a free tour of an international photo exhibition – all conveniently located in Town Park!

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