January 2017 Archive

Tigers snap losing streak but face elimination

Though not yet officially eliminated, the Aurora Tigers’ 2016-17 season is all but over. With the roster stripped to the barest of bones, the Junior A club gave up close to 200 shots in a weekend that saw the Tigers go 2 – 1.

Aurora well represented in U-18 international football

Five of the Aurora gridirons’ best had the chance to represent their province and country against the United States. The St. Andrew’s College Saints sent wide receiver Luca La Brier, running back Adre Simmonds, defensive end Liam Gracey, and lineback Yiannis Spetsakis to the International Bowl, held last week in Dallas, TX.

Get your head in the game with some fun at first ever STEMfest

Want to try your hand at coding, or maybe make a mini-robot to call your own? Show off your skills in Science, Technology, and Math (STEM) this Saturday, January 28, at the Aurora Public Library’s (APL) first ever STEMfest.

Leslie Street underpass costs continue to rise

This year, the Region of York is set to begin a significant reconstruction of Leslie Street through Aurora, but the costs of two pedestrian underpasses set to be built between the Region and the Town continues to rise.

NEXT GEN VIEWS: My thoughts on Snow Days

By Wyatt Savage All parents know we have snow days often enough to argue about it, especially in my house where during every snow day ...

No Princely opening for Diamond Jubilee Park playground

There will be no second princely outing for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Park. Prince Harry has declined an...

Novice Tigers collect “Pucks for Charity”

Aurora’s Novice AA Tigers started hunting for abandoned pucks throughout the different rinks they played at while playing in the Preston Tournament in mid-January.

Mothers and daughters march for their sisters

Centre celebrates 40 years of serving York Region women

“We’re calling this a cause for celebration,” says Catherine Madden, Executive Director of the Women’s Centre of York Region, which celebrates its 40th anniversary in the community.

“Groundbreaking” door-to-door waste collection to start February 6

A pilot project to over 3,000 Aurora homes took than 23 tonnes of textiles out of the waste system last year alone. Starting February 6, the...

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