May 2016 Archive

2015 CONCACAF Women's Under-20 Championship
11 December 2015 - San Pedro Sula, HON
Canada Soccer by Mexsport

Sarah Stratigakis

Canada U17 standout joins Aurora United FC women

The program may be in its infancy, but the women’s side of Aurora United FC inked one of Canada’s brightest young stars to a deal last Thursday.


Aurora-King Baseball hosts season-opening PeeWee tournament

It was a chilly weekend at Lambert Willson Park for the Aurora-King Baseball Association’s first tournament of the year, hosting fifteen teams from across Ontario in the 13 and under PeeWee group.

Mavrinac Park should include community gardens

(Re: Mavrinac Park promises something for everyone, April 28) No, actually Mavrinac Park does not promise something for everyone. Council’s short-sighted decision to exclude a ...


Aurora United draws with Vaughan in League 1 debut

An experienced Vaughan squad put the Aurora United FC women’s side to the test in the League 1 season opener Saturday at McNaughton Park, eventually drawing 1 – 1 in Aurora’s league debut.


Mary Georgopoulos named Citizen of the Year

By Brock Weir As a restaurateur, Mary Georgopoulos served up more than just food for hungry Aurorans. She let worthy community causes have the run ...

MPP’s column leaves reader “stunned” on Autism funding

(Re: View from Queen’s Park, April 14) Well, Chris, I just read your article in The Auroran and I’m stunned! Your timing is impeccable; your ...


Collaboration is key for working moms with Dreams, Yo!

There must be something organic in Aurora that nurtures artists, opine photographer Angela Durante Dukat and painter Meredith Blunt. When each woman moved to Aurora with their families, neither of them had any idea there were “dozens and dozens” of artists each working out of their homes, waiting for the occasional yearly group art show to make connections and get beneath the surface of what makes each other tick.

NEWMARKET, ON - Feb 15, 2015 : Ontario Junior Hockey League game action between Aurora and Newmarket, Aurora Tigers Head Coach James Richmond speaks to Mackenzie Lemmon #81 before the start of the game.
(Photo by Brian Watts / OJHL Images)

Ex-Tigers coach Richmond lands OHL head coach job

James Richmond is continuing his march up the junior hockey ranks with a familiar position behind the bench. The Oak Ridges resident, whose tenures involve the head coaching position with both the Georgetown Raiders and Aurora Tigers of the OJHL, was named the head coach of the Ontario Hockey League’s Mississauga Steelheads last week.

Downtown parking restrictions set to widen

If you live in Aurora’s downtown core, it might soon be easier to find a place to park outside of your own house. On the other hand, if you are a GO commuter, it might soon become a lot harder for you to find a place to park within walking distance of the Aurora GO Station.

Local diamonds are packed for AKBA’s second season

It has been no secret that the resurgence of the Toronto Blue Jays has made a lasting impact on minor league ball. Jose Bautista’s epic bat flip and the Jays’ thrilling 2015 season has inspired a new generation of players across the country, with local organizations feeling the pressure to provide for such large numbers.

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