October 2016 Archive


By Jan Freedman The Aurora Farmers’ Market and Artisan Fair has now closed the outdoor season and not a moment too soon, as the cooler ...


Mayor’s Breakfast of Champions Spotlight: Evolution Gymnastics Aurora – Seven Boys, 25 Medals

Evolution Gymnastics Aurora is thrilled to once again be participating in this fantastic Sport Aurora event. This year, all seven of our Provincial Level Men’s ...

Canada 150 party could be part of 2017 budget plans

When Canada turned 100 in 1967, Aurora celebrated in style, but with the nation’s 150th birthday just around the corner, next year’s festivities could be contingent on the 2017 Budget.

Greenhouse sprouts additional cost for Joint Operations Centre

When Aurora’s new Joint Operations Centre was completed, it was touted as coming in under budget, but a plan to install a $157,000 greenhouse floor left Councillors questioning whether that was actually the case last week.


Panthers win back-and-forth clash with Bluewater

A relatively slow start to the season for the Aurora Panthers of the Provincial Women’s Hockey League was ended by a high-scoring affair at the Aurora Family Recreation Complex on Saturday, with the Panthers besting the Bluewater Hawks 4 – 3.


Aurora United’s Adjei wraps up stellar season with brace

One of the semi-pro League 1’s most elite players was among rookie peers in a 4 – 2 win for Aurora United FC over Master’s Futbol last week. Simon Adjei capped off his rookie year in the Ontario soccer league with a pair of goals against the Toronto club, one of only a handful of regulars who dressed in Aurora’s final regular season match.


Huron Heights complete comeback in battle of the undefeated

A clash of titans on Friday left the Huron Heights Warriors as the only remaining undefeated team in York Region football.


Burning up the dance floor sets North American record

Community leaders put on their dancing shoes and hit the floor with local professional dancers to raise a whopping $90,000 for disabled kids.


YRP is first police forces to team with Wounded Warriors to combat PTSD

Elaine Mann is still looking for her own “happily ever after.” That’s the end goal for everyone, she says, but for people in her situation it can often be a tall hope.

Metrolinx nixes six-month limit to Our Lady of Grace parking

GO Transit pours water on finding alternate locations to accommodate overflow commuter traffic after striking deal with Our Lady of Grace.

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