September 2014 Archive

Another Magna Hoedown is in the books

On behalf of our organizing committee, I would like to thank some 670 volunteers who gave of their time. This year, we added a second ...


By Jan Freedman The weather at the end of summer has not been too kind to us, but it’s difficult to complain as we have ...

Barbecue will be time of celebration and exchange on church’s future

Since the end of April, the northwest corner of Yonge and Tyler Street has been little more than an open field, sprouting steadily increasing blades of grass.

Aurora Baseball Bantam Boys win season-ending tournament

On Sunday, August 24, the U15 Bantam baseball team, sponsored by The Restorer’s Group, won their season-ending tournament with resounding success. The team played summer ...

Lt. Gov. David Onley strove to “change the conversation” in Ontario and Aurora

As Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, David Onley wanted to spark a discussion when he came to Queen’s Park, serving as the Queen’s representative in Ontario since 2007.


By Brock Weir So, how many of you joined me Sunday morning, collectively asking yourself, “Isn’t the definition of insanity doing something over and over ...

Ex-NHLer Greg Hotham lands in the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame

Greg Hotham enters the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame as one of two residents inducted into the Athlete category in 2014. Although Hotham was born in London, Ontario, his ...

Scotch isn’t just your dad’s drink anymore, says local expert

Some university roommates kick in little more than junk food to keep the dorm room hopping, but Keith Scott lucked out. The Aurora resident was a university student when he was first introduced to the wide world of scotch courtesy of his roommate, whose father ...

Wildlife Park’s future needs your input, says planner

To say Aurora’s proposed Urban Nature Reserve, planned for Aurora’s east end has been a labour of love for landscape architect David Tomlinson might be something of an understatement.

Jays hoping for a victory after championship series tied up at 2

The North Dufferin Baseball League Championship is shaping up to be a marathon, with the Aurora Jays and Ivy Leafs tied at two wins apiece through four games in the best-of-seven series.

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