June 2016 Archive

2016-06-09-08

Mustangs rugby falls short in OFSAA Championships

The St. Maximilian Kolbe Mustangs saw their rugby season end on the province’s biggest stage last weekend, competing in the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations AAA championship at Fletcher’s Field in Markham.

2016-06-09-11

Memory of fallen officer lives on in Ride for Styles

More than 150 riders braved the elements early Sunday morning to cycle in the name of fallen York Regional Police Constable Garrett Styles. To YRP detective Ken Bardai, the 6th annual Ride for Styles’ chief organizer, it was a testament to Styles as a person.

Community gardens, pickle ball courts questioned by Mavrinac community

The community has had no shortage of suggestions on what to do with recently-acquired six acre parcel of parkland on Mavrinac Boulevard, but last week provided them with the first official opportunity to weigh in on the concept.

2016-06-09-03

Parents call for new secondary school on Bayview Avenue

As east Aurora grows, more and more teens are having to make their way from northeast Aurora to Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School to hit the books – but for local parents, a new secondary school on Bayview Avenue north of Wellington Street is not only the right decision, but the “Smart” decision.

2016-06-09-07

Three-year-old Mason named “Ambassador” for Walk to Cure Diabetes

Three-year-old Mason Dos Anjos’ face lights up whenever he sees another person with an insulin pump. Despite his age, the Aurora boy is already nearing expert-level with his own pump, having been...

2016-06-09-12

You may not be able to cure, but you can “give kids with cancer a good time”

After she lost her young daughter Haddan to cancer six years ago, Kim Eby uncovered a new side of her child. When Kim picked Haddan, who was diagnosed...

Treat yourself at King’s annual Craft Beer and Food Truck Festival

Great craft beer, great entertainment and great friends. That’s the theme of King City’s famous outdoor event to launch the summer season.

2016-06-09-06

Organizers gear up for new Aurora Music Festival

If you happened by the north stage at the Aurora Street Festival on Sunday shortly after the noon hour, you may have been treated to an impromptu performance from the Good Brothers – but this was just a teaser of what’s to come.

BROCK’S BANTER: The Good Old Duke

By Brock Weir While some people might like to get their birthdays over and done with, putting the annual reminder that time marches on well ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Campaign Financing

By Alison Collins-Mrakas It was reported recently that the Province will move to ban corporate and union election campaign donations at the municipal level, effective ...

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