November 2014 Archive

BROCK’S BANTER: The 15-and-4-Year Itch

By Brock Weir You don’t need to tell me twice that some things simply get better with age. As an avowed fan of classic television, ...

Aurora’s York Regional Police headquarters re-named in honour of Fisch

York Regional Police’s Aurora headquarters will be re-named in honour of Bill Fisch, outgoing chair of the Regional Municipality of York. The YRP Headquarters, located ...

Highland Gate residents and local governments can take lessons from Newmarket: former MPP

As residents form groups to make their voices heard on the future of the venerable golf course, they fear another Glenway situation.

Winter wonderland or not, Santa Claus is coming back to Town this Saturday!

Floats, marching bands, dancers, and even Pachi the Porcupine, will join Santa in his trip down Yonge Street.

Dinner reflects on the true spirit behind Remembrance Day

Lieutenant colonel Phillip Halton, of the C.O. QYR Regiment, was the guest speaker at the Veteran’s Dinner held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 385 in Aurora Saturday.

Late Food Pantry co-founder leaves behind lasting legacy

Lorna Rummenie, who served as Director of the Aurora Food Pantry, Aurora’s food bank, and steered its growth and development for over two decades, died Thursday, October 30 at the age of 72 after a long illness.

POLITICS AS USUAL: Ratepayers Groups

By Alison Collins-Mrakas With the closure of the Highland Gate Golf Club, residents in the neighbourhood have banded together to form a ratepayers group in ...

Santa Under the Stars brings out thousands

Thousands lined and processed down Yonge Street on Saturday night for Aurora's annual Santa Under the Stars parade. Countless schools, clubs, service groups, and musicians participated in the unofficial kickoff to the holiday season.

BROCK’S BANTER: Strength Over Time

By Brock Weir Is it unusual to have the odd pang of jealousy around Remembrance Day commemorations? This is a relatively new feeling for me, ...

Aurora Sports Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2014

The bright light of community sports shone down on The Mansion Events Centre in Aurora last week when the second class of athletes, coaches and builders were inducted into the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame.

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