October 2013 Archive

Hall of Famer Stemmle has skiing in his blood

From 1988 to 1999, Aurora native Brian Stemmle carved an impressive career on the slopes as part of Canada’s national alpine ski team. Over those 14 years, Stemmle competed in four Olympics – Calgary in 1988...

Students broaden Ukrainian horizons …one computer at a time

Canadians students know the power of computers all too well. Aurora student Sally Falk uses it to connect with friends, learn, and...

FRANKLY SPEAKING

That Billion Dollar Scandal really means nothing until… By Frank Klees, MPP Newmarket-Aurora The Auditor General had just released her scathing report on the Oakville ...

Growing Together: St. Andrew’s College & Aurora

A hush came over the room as men crowded around Kevin McHenry earlier this month to watch the big game. The St. Andrew’s College headmaster...

Best wishes to “Dr. Bob” on retirement

Dr. Robert E. Williams has announced that he will retire from his family practice as of August 2014. “Doctor Bob” has been practicing family medicine ...

Son celebrates a celebrated “life well lived”

Andy McClure held vigil by the fire Saturday night, sitting beside a laid out piece of pecan pie and a slab of chocolate. If he had his own way, he’d have put down a nice glass of white wine...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Red October

By Alison Collins-Mrakas As I watched the latest show to hit the theatre that is politics in Aurora, and believe me, it’s a show folks, ...

Breakfast celebrates Aurora’s 2012 – 2013 sport champions

Sport Aurora held their annual Breakfast of Champions to honour the community’s many championship teams and athletes on Sunday. Hundreds of participants were on hand to receive awards for achieving a provincial championship or higher...

Aurora Barbs return to McCormick Cup final

The Aurora Barbarians senior men’s team will return to the McCormick Cup Championship game Saturday. The McCormick Cup is the symbol of supremacy in Ontario senior...

SENIOR SCAPE: The Universal Solider

By Jim L. Abram He’s 5 foot 2 and he’s 6 feet 4; He fights with missiles and with spears; He’s all of 31 and ...

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