September 2016 Archive


Barbs to meet London in first round of McCormick Cup

A sixth place finish in Rugby Ontario’s top division has set up an interesting post-season matchup for the senior Aurora Barbarians.


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. ...


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.


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.

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.


Lachance shuts out Pickering for first Aurora Tigers win

There is almost an audible sigh of relief resonating throughout the Tiger den. Five games into the 2016-17 OJHL...

BROCK’S BANTER: Redialing the Hotline

By Brock Weir “It’s one more thing to check off my bucket list,” said a British woman of a certain age as she was looking ...

FRONT PORCH PERSPECTIVE: Remembering in a more permanent fashion

By Stephen Somerville I was happy to read in the last edition of The Auroran an article by Brock Weir entitled, “Veterans to be celebrated ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: The Tyranny of the Perpetually Aggrieved

By Alison Collins-Mrakas A friend was recently recounting to me a hilarious story about an office colleague that drives everyone bonkers. If I was to ...

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