June 2017 Archive

Unlikely bonds of friendship formed around the hockey rink for local writer

Unless you’re a die-hard hockey fan, sitting around a cold rink watching young hockey players learn the ropes of Canada’s game is probably not your idea of the ideal date night. It wasn’t Julia Lucas’ idea of a great date night either, but we do strange things for love.

Kids band together for Saturday concert to benefit young friend

PLAYING FOR EMMA – Eight-year-old Sofia took grabbed her violin and took to the Aurora Farmers’ Market this past Saturday to give shoppers a flavour ...

Ride 4 Styles raises five figures in memory of fallen officer

For the second straight year, a cold and rainy day failed to drown the spirits of the participants in the annual Ride for Styles.

Hundreds flock to Active Living Fair

Peggy Strange is a regular face at the Aurora Family Leisure Complex. At 99 years old, she frequently hits the Complex’s running track to keep active and limber as she approaches her 100th birthday this fall, but Thursday’s trip to the track was a bit different as she went from booth to booth learning about further opportunities and resources in Aurora tailored to the 55+ at the annual Seniors Information and Active Living Fair.

Aurora FC seals first victory in Toronto

Put it on the board for the Aurora United FC. Just over six weeks into the semi-pro League 1 Ontario season, the men’s side has put up their first win, striking a 2 – 1 score over Toronto Skillz FC at Birchmount Stadium in Scarborough on Sunday.

Ormond continues to win at OFSAA

In the final months of her Grade 10 year, Cami Ormond has already made a lasting impression in high school provincial sports.

Ceramic poppies set to paint Aurora red

By Brock Weir In the lead up to the 100th anniversary of the First World War, images of the Tower of London bathed in a ...

Motion aims to “minimize disruption” in Highland Gate redevelopment

A subdivision being built in the middle of a long-established residential neighbourhood is not a new thing in Ontario, but it’s a first for Aurora and a motion before Council last week seeks to “minimize disruption” for current residents of Highland Gate.

Different Together: St. Max’s International Night celebrates diversity

Just this past week, on Thursday June 1, St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic High School hosted the sixth annual “International Night.” With over 300 guests in attendance, it was a night that was dedicated to celebrating and promoting the various ethnicities and cultures within the surrounding community.

Somewhere “Under the Rainbow” is right here, right now

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