June 2016 Archive


Aurora Cup showcases national and international talent

The sun was shining and the competition was heated up this weekend when over 100 soccer teams from across Ontario, and the world, took to the pitches of Aurora for the Aurora Youth Soccer Club’s (AYSC) annual Aurora Cup.


Stratigakis scores two in AUFC women’s tie

Canadian national Sarah Stratigakis notched her first two goals in an Aurora United FC uniform on Saturday at Sheppard’s Bush, but the party was spoiled in a 3 – 3 comeback effort by the Kingston Clippers.

Aurora Jays remain undefeated in North Dufferin league

It may be too early to tell, but this year’s incarnation of the senior AA Aurora Jays seem as confident as always. And why should they not, with most of the lineup remaining from last year’s heavy-hitting squad?

Aurora “willing to attempt mediation” on Highland Gate redevelopment

By Brock Weir Aurora is “willing to attempt” Board-led mediation on the redevelopment of the former Highland Gate Golf Course. Council unanimously passed a notice ...

An open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

My name is Benjamin Williamson, I am 16 years old and I have a physical disability called cerebral palsy. We met last summer when you ...


Reuben Street’s longest resident enters 100th year

Hot dogs, ice cream and popcorn sometimes get a bad rap, but talk to Doris Videan and she’ll tell you otherwise. While it might not be a recipe for longevity, per se, they are ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Two-Way Streets

By Brock Weir Look, with Oprah off the air as far as weekly TV is concerned, you have to learn how to take your epiphanies ...

Get into the 21st Century and ditch level crossings: reader

I have read a couple of articles in your paper that the Town of Aurora wishes to “spruce up” the Town’s appearance and also wishes ...

Johnston’s cartoon was funny, but…

(Re: Machell’s Corners, June 16) I saw the cute Machell’s Corners comic this week in the local paper. I am on the Mavrinac Park Residents ...

INSIDE AURORA: Traffic Circles

By Scott Johnston So, with summer and nicer weather finally here, what’s at the top of your priority list; taking time off, puttering around the ...

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