February 2016 Archive

Aurora Tigers yet to clinch a playoff spot

At this point last season, Aurora’s Junior A Tigers had settled comfortably into the first overall playoff seed

Aurora puts healthy new spin on Arctic Adventure favourites

This Monday is Family Day and, once again, Town Park will be transformed into a winter wonderland for a whole day of family fun. This year, however, there will be some added attractions to get people on their feet and have fun.

Say My Name aims for one million acts of kindness

Sunday is Valentine’s Day, a time of year when the colour pink becomes synonymous with love, hearts, and all things warm and fuzzy – but for local musician Glenn Marais, it is symbolic of something much larger and, sadly, rarer: kindness.

New Syrian family of six ready to be settled by Interfaith group

It has been a week of mixed emotion for the Interfaith Refugee Resettlers. The volunteer group, IRR, which is comprised of ...

YRDSB holds workshops to ease transition of Syrian students

York Region’s teachers and staff are looking for any way possible to ease the transition of incoming Syrian refugee students.

More public input needed for speed cushion pilot: Council

If you want to have traffic slowed down in your neighbourhood with speed cushions, you better speak up soon.

Fortune favours a bold Aurora debater as he takes on Canada

Stepping up to the podium, 17-year-old Ethan Fitzsimons tasked himself with challenging the old adage “fortune favours the bold.” Whether or not he...

Yonge Street parking plan to get closer look this spring

A pilot project to limit traffic on Yonge Street from Wellington to Kennedy Streets this summer to one lane in each direction with the rest dedicated to on-street parking will come in for a closer examination this May after Council fell short of endorsing the plan last month.

Aurora Public Library unveils new look for a new reality

A library can mean many different things to many different people. For Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill MP Leona Alleslev, it is a hub of “inspiration.” For Mayor Geoff Dawe, it is a “passport” to places around the world and places through time. But...

Aurora man injured in Vaughan homicide

A 22-year-old Aurora man was taken to hospital with serious injuries on Sunday following a Vaughan homicide. At approximately 3 a.m. on February 7, York ...

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