June 2014 Archive

Depleted Barbarians lose at Balmy Beach

The Aurora Barbarians senior men’s team travelled to Ashbridges Bay in Toronto last weekend to take on Balmy Beach for three games in the Ontario Rugby Premiership.

Hall of Fame reconnnects American family with Aurora roots

When the late hockey pioneer Harold “Hap” Holmes was inducted into the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame, his portion of the induction ceremony was particularly poignant. Despite his...

Musicians get ready to lift you up at this Sunday’s Gospel Music Festival

Jim Edwards wasn’t always a man who felt like he was on the right path for himself. Indeed, he characterises his past as often one of “inner turmoil”, “leaning on...

After nearly a year, Council set to get down to business determining use for Petch House

Since restoration work was completed, Aurora’s Petch House has been perched proudly, reconstructed log by log behind the Aurora Seniors’ Centre – but just sitting there for nearly a year awaiting a purpose.

Newmarket-Aurora voters send Ballard to Queen’s Park

Aurora and Newmarket residents are sending Chris Ballard to Queen’s Park. The Aurora Councillor took the Newmarket-Aurora riding on June 12 with a decisive...

Opera rises to the rafters as Aurora United Church looks to rebuild

Members of Aurora United Church welcomed the public into their home-away-from home at Trinity last Saturday, for an opera showcase to rebuild their spiritual base.

Aurora’s growth poses a challenge to fire department: Chief

With showrooms popping up from the dirt week after week, Aurora’s 2C development has quickly become a flurry of activity. The developmen is expected to bring in over 4,000 new homes, and additional businesses, to Aurora...

Food advocates decide it’s time to consider other options on the shelf

Community members, food advocates, nutrition experts and local food bank users came together last week to discuss the provocative question of whether or not local food banks are “past their best before date.”

Abbotsford went the extra mile for Jake and his “mom”

I have been writing this letter in my head for the past month or so. I just cannot find the words, but I will give ...

Jays sit third in League standings after another week of wins

The Aurora Jays senior men’s baseball team has escaped yet another week without taking a loss, earning two wins and a tie to give them a 10 – 1 – 1 record at the mid-point of the season.

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