August 2014 Archive

Aurora Junior Jays claim first title

The Junior Championship of the North Dufferin Baseball League was decided Thursday night when the Aurora Jays won 3-2 over the Barrie Red Sox. Both ...

Aurora and Region need to work together to tackle housing crunch: Councillors

Aurora should have more of a say when it comes to addressing the need for affordable housing in the community. That is the word coming from Councillors out of last week’s Council...

Big Brothers Big Sisters get ready for busy weeks ahead

Big Brothers Big Sisters of York got their engines running on Sunday as part of the annual New Roads Charity Classic Car Show, which was held at the New Roads dealership on Yonge Street in Newmarket.

Jennifer Coulthard finishes at top of her class

By Angela Gismondi Jennifer Coulthard has graduated with one of the highest marks at Aurora’s Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School. The York Region District School ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Comedy & Tragedy

By Brock Weir Right at the outset of this week’s column I would like to thank Angela Gismondi for putting last week’s edition of The ...

Sport Aurora Breakfast of Champions Spotlight: Storm Vortex 15U girls capped a fantastic year winning both Provincial and National titles in 2014

Practicing twice a week, as well as playing up in the older division, these young ladies progressed throughout the year.

A piece of Aurora found in Goderich

Thanks to the many articles about local history printed in the Auroran over the years, I was aware of the existence of the famed Fleury ...

Jared Janicek bounces his way onto the national stage with an eye towards Pan Am

When 15-year-old Jared Jenicek took his first bounce on a trampoline many years ago, he was hooked right away. He first started out in gymnastics and worked his way up to training full-time on the trampoline...

Beresford makes a connection taking on the Hoedown Showdown

When Aurora’s Shannon Beresford has something on her mind, she doesn’t keep it bottled up inside. Rather than taking to Twitter or other forms of social media, however, she lets her feelings...

VOTE 2014: James Hoyes wants to leave Aurora a better place for future generations

You can’t sell away your future to pay for the present, according to Aurora resident James Hoyes, who is seeking a place at the Council table in this October’s Municipal election.

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