December 2017 Archive

Thousands of Christmas cards collected for soldiers – amid a call for change

By Brock Weir Each card put a smile on Dianne Harrison’s face. The Aurora resident has been busily distributing and collecting Christmas Cards for people ...

Welcoming Arms spreads Christmas cheer – and turns a page in 2018

Just last week, the rectory of Trinity Anglican Church was overflowing in a sea of red velvet. Santa wasn’t having auditions for some of his elves; rather, some of his volunteer elves at Welcoming Arms were busily...

Get out of your holiday turkey rut with Aurora’s Culinary Travellers

If you’re getting tired of the same old turkey or ham for Christmas dinner, why not join Aurora’s Culinary Travellers on their adventure. Participants in the Aurora Public Library’s inaugural Culinary Traveller program have compiled their very best home-tested recipes from all around the world for your eating pleasure.

Tigers beat up on Royals, Chargers to bring win streak to four

Christmas seems to have come early for the Aurora Tigers.


By Alison Collins-Mrakas We are in the midst of the holiday season and fast approaching the New Year, and I think, despite a challenging year ...

Beam shines in Panthers shutout of Bluewater

Strong goaltending was the key to landing the Aurora Panther their second shutout of the year, also their second with in a row Saturday against the Bluewater Hawks

Tigers team up with OHL’s Barrie Colts

If the OHL’s Barrie Colts are the show ponies, the Aurora Tigers organization has become the stable.

St. Max students spread holiday warmth to homeless women and youth

St. Maximilian Kolbe students bundled up against the elements on this past snowy Monday, heading out on a mission – helping homeless youth and women in Toronto bundle up, as well.

Virtual reality brings very real rewards to local student

As the New Year approaches, now is the time people start to make resolutions. Chances are, chief among them is to start exercising again. But exercising in the great outdoors during this time of year can be challenging at best and monotonous at worst. Local student David Gu, however, says it doesn’t have to be that way – but first you have to suspend your own reality and get into a virtual world.

“We pledge to stand strong and stand together in unity”

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