December 2016 Archive

2016-12-15-04

Black Forest and Neighbourhood Network give local families an evergreen Christmas

For nearly 30 years, the Kohnen family has been very conscious that they have made their living from the community and, as a consequence, have never shied away from giving back. This holiday season is no ...

Dialogue continues on U.S. election results

(Re: Many distortions in Trump letter, says reader. December 8) Mr. Connolley has stated that I have many distortions in my letter but he has ...

A letter to Chanel and Zahr at Staples in Aurora

Dear Chanel and Zahr: I am so sorry you had to put up with this awful man at your counter today. I heard him yelling ...

BROCK’S BANTER: Time to talk about food donations

By Brock Weir The hibernation mode is settling in. As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter and shorter minutes at a time ...

INSIDE AURORA: The Christmas Wish

By Scott Johnston Twas two weeks before Christmas, up north saw a gale While a well known elf inside was reading his mail. Hard copy ...

POLITICS AS USUAL: Electoral Reform

By Alison Collins-Mrakas Recent elections in multiple countries have brought into stark relief the need for electoral reform. Shocking results in France, in Italy and ...

MP’s REPORT: Happy Holidays!

By Leona Alleslev, MP Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill Best wishes to you and your family for a wonderful holiday season and a happy New Year! As ...

Overhaul and more oversight needed in Town’s bylaw department: resident

Aurora’s bylaw department needs a significant overhaul, along with alternative ways of resolving disputes, according to a local resident.

2016-12-15-02

Comedy classic “A Christmas Story” spans generations at Theatre Aurora

Making her way through the first season of Theatre Aurora’s theatre school 13-year-old Maria Necola has learned you should “never be shy to give it your all when you are performing” – even if you’re standing on stage surrounded by actresses playing “sassy” girls and you’re bringing to life the iconic role of Ralphie from the equally iconic A Christmas Story.

Hospice ramps up programming – this time for family caregivers

Hospice King-Aurora-Richmond Hill launched a new area in care on Friday, expanding their service to address the needs of family caregivers throughout the community. The new program, “Sharing the Care,” will ...

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