September 2016 Archive

Food In Motion hits “uncharted waters” to success

Hollywood arrives in city this week for the annual Toronto International Film Festival and as the stars get ready to walk the red carpet, Aurora’s John Cosentino will be a man in motion.


By Jan Freedman Despite Saturday’s dreary weather, the Apples and Honey Fest was quite well attended. Fortunately, the predicted thunderstorms didn’t materialize during Market time. ...

Speed hump money would be better spent on Henderson, say residents

A $100,000 plan recently approved by Council to install speed cushions on stretches of Kennedy Street West, Mavrinac Boulevard and McMaster Avenue would be better spent on traffic measures on Henderson Drive, according to area residents.

Mayor’s Breakfast of Champions Spotlight: Storm Volleyball – U13 Girls Storm Monsoon

With eight players returning from the previous year and some brand new additions, we were both excited and uncertain to see how the new season ...

Brandt, Doyle and newcomer Sheppard blow roof off Hoedown

Country star Paul Brandt, Great Big Sea’s Alan Doyle, and Hoedown Showdown winner Mac Sheppard pooled their talents last week to blow the roof off York Region’s biggest party.

Sports Hall of Fame is a family affair for Stemmle

This November, the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting a second Stemmle into its hallowed halls. Karen Stemmle, Olympic downhill skier, will join her brother Brian, a member of the 2013 class of inductees.

Three day celebration marks opening of new Salvation Army

This weekend will mark a homecoming for the Salvation Army of Central York Region as they officially throw open their doors to their new multimillion dollar Northridge Community Church and community.

Metrolinx, Town to make parking woes easier for Heritage residents

Now that neighbours in Aurora’s Northeast Heritage District (HCD) will have to live with GO Parking in their area for at least six months, the Town and Metrolinx are set to work together to make things easier for those impacted.

Yonge and Welling turn restrictions delayed pending fall reports

Aurorans will have to wait until the second half of October – at the earliest – to learn the future of a pilot project which would see left-hand turns restricted at Yonge and Wellington Street during peak times in an effort to improve traffic flow.

Aurora’s Chen Liu set to receive Duke of Edinburgh gold

In a time where so many people his age can’t wait to get up in the morning with a bit of Snapchat or wind down at night seeing what people have been up to on Facebook, Chen Liu relished the chance to simply disconnect.

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