January 2016 Archive


Hurricanes tame Aurora Tigers to snap winning streak

A pair of streaks came to an end at the Ray Twinney Complex in Newmarket last Thursday, but the joy was one-sided.


Aurora Tigers peewees put on scoring clinic at Toronto tournament

With a series against the rival Newmarket Redmen looming, the Minor Peewee A Tigers picked up an extra boost of confidence at just the right time.


Panthers come home with Gold again

By Cynthia Walters The Aurora Panthers Midget BB team travelled to Chicago, Illinois to compete in the 2016 Winter Classic from January 16 – 18 ...

RBC’s Learn-to-Play grant will help make Aurora youth more active

Aurora is one step closer to achieving its goal of becoming the most active community in Canada – thanks to a special boost from the Royal Bank.


One year on, savvy students incorporate to become real entrepreneurs

When the Classy Cyborgs, one of two robotics teams at Lester B. Pearson Public School learned that just 10 per cent of visually impaired people know how to read braille, they were alarmed. But, rather than settling back into their daily routine, put their heads together to do something about it. That was last year.

Budget includes boosts for Cultural Centre, Historical Society

Council might have been full of enthusiasm for the Town’s new streamlined budget process this past year, but one bone of contention was a financial boost to local cultural institutions, particularly the Aurora Cultural Centre and the Aurora Historical Society.


100 Women Who Care take fundraising to the grassroots

Sixty minutes, four times a year, might not seem like enough time to make much of a difference in the local community, but a growing group of local women are finding it is more than enough time to have a big impact on the world around them.


Abas recognized for towering work making community more accessible

Matthew Abas didn’t hesitate when he threw his arm onto the shoulder of Mayor Geoff Dawe. This must have been a very familiar scenario.


Put your spelling to the test with special Library bee

Theatre Aurora and the Aurora Public Library team up to put your skills to the test -- and give you a flavour of the upcoming production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.


York Catholic students and Board provide hope for refugee families

The York Catholic District School Board community opened its hearts and wallets to help refugee families in need this holiday season.

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