February 27, 2020

Wellington Street business owners raise alarm bells on planned underpass

Construction plans for traffic underpass at Wellington Street rail crossing raise concerns from area business, property owners.

Mayor focused on keeping Magna in Aurora

Mayor Tom Mrakas has reaffirmed his efforts to keep Magna’s headquarters in Aurora. Mayor Mrakas outlined ongoing talks between his office and Magna, one of ...

Full impact of Yonge Street “road diet” needs to be assessed: Council

A proposal to dramatically change the current traffic flow of Yonge Street from Orchard Heights in the north to Golf Links in the south could ...

Tigers end season with loss to Pickering

Season-ender featured poignant ceremonies The Aurora Tigers ended off their season on the road against the Burlington Cougars and were welcomed back home last Saturday ...

2020-02-27-04

POWERFUL PERFORMANCES – Local Grade 12 students hit the stage at the Aurora Cultural Centre on Wednesday night for a night of performance as part of the Mayor’s Celebration of Youth Arts. Auroran photo by Glenn Rodger

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Mayor reflects on year of “positive change”

Change is inevitable, but how does one go about ensuring such change is positive? For Mayor Tom Mrakas, it depends on “taking purposeful action.” That ...

Traffic infiltration addressed in Master Transportation Study

Council is once again raising the issue of promoting Industrial Parkway for use as originally intended: a Yonge Street bypass. Signage to promote Industrial Parkway, ...

Shelter Movers arrives in York Region to help women and children flee abuse

Women and children fleeing abuse in York Region have a new helping hand with Shelter Movers. Shelter Movers, a national organization that provides free moving ...

Your coordinates are your lottery ticket in life, says Aurora student

Shyam Subramanyam wasn’t expecting to find himself looking over a sea of raised hands when he asked the crowd how many had ever purchased a ...

Students showcase performances at Mayor’s Celebration of Youth Arts

Youth artistes from four Aurora high schools took the stage on Wednesday night to treat the audience to musical performances as part of the Mayor’s ...

Wellington Street business owners raise alarm bells on planned underpass

Construction plans for traffic underpass at Wellington Street rail crossing raise concerns from area business, property owners.

Mayor focused on keeping Magna in Aurora

Mayor Tom Mrakas has reaffirmed his efforts to keep Magna’s headquarters in Aurora. Mayor Mrakas outlined ongoing talks between his office and Magna, one of ...

Full impact of Yonge Street “road diet” needs to be assessed: Council

A proposal to dramatically change the current traffic flow of Yonge Street from Orchard Heights in the north to Golf Links in the south could ...

Updated: Police seek two male suspects following shooting near Bayview & Stone Road

York Regional Police are seeking two male suspects following a shooting Friday night which has left one male seriously injured.

Affordable housing, walkable communities rise to the top in first round of OP review

Providing affordable housing and moving away from tailoring communities to cars were among the issues rising to the top in the first round of public ...

Sports

Tigers end season with loss to Pickering

Season-ender featured poignant ceremonies The Aurora Tigers ended off their season on the road against the Burlington Cougars and were welcomed back home last Saturday ...

Aurora Tigers show signs of improvement despite losses

It’s really not their fault in a way; we know as sports viewers that back to back games already test your stamina. Four games in ...

Hockey For Hodge returns for Family Day fundraiser

The second annual Hockey for Hodge hockey tournament and fundraiser will take place once again this year at the Aurora Community Centre, and the community ...

SAC Saints host 37th MacPherson Tournament

If you haven’t noticed already, St. Andrew’s College loves hosting tournaments. It’s a point of pride within the pride of the school, and last weekend ...

Football stars earn scholarship to Queen’s

St. Andrew’s football stars finalized their letters of intent last week to join the Queen’s Gaels next year.   Aurora native Brendan Dilworth and Caledon ...

Tigers break 13-game losing stream in overtime

There you have it, the Tigers win for the first time in 14 games. The Aurora Tigers snapped their winless streak with a thrilling victory ...

Aurora Tigers learn valuable lessons through a tough three-game week

The Aurora Tigers faced a tough weekend on the ice with abounding games from Friday through Sunday. Who needs to sleep? Three days of hockey. ...

Tigers drop their entire three-game road trip

By Robert Belardi The Junior A Aurora Tigers dropped three games this past week to begin the new year. Just prior to New Year’s Eve, ...

St. Andrew’s College Saints take care of business

The St. Andrew’s College Saints defeated the Ridley College Tigers and Trinity College School this past week. The Saints went on a road trip to ...

York9FC secure Morey Doner and Diyaeddine Abzi through the 2020 Season

York9 FC sign fullbacks Morey Doner and Diyaeddine Abzi through the 2020 season. After finishing in third place overall last year, York9 FC wasted no ...

Arts & Culture

Art grads let public in on their creative process

They have been hard at work since returning to the classroom for their high school victory lap, and now local Grade 12 students are ready ...

Aurora actor lands role of lifetime in We Will Rock You

Actor Trevor Coll may have landed the role of a lifetime, but his heart roots for his hometown of Aurora. Coll plays the lead part ...

“Saying the unsayable” one brushstroke at a time

Art therapy helps Canadian Mental Health Association express what words can't describe.

“Great Artists” help Aurora Cultural Centre mark tenth anniversary

The Aurora Cultural Centre will mark its tenth anniversary next month with a new set of “Great Artists” set to grace its Brevik Hall stage. ...

Beatbox trio shares stories of song with kids

Music tells a story. It can tell a story from the standpoint of the composer or song-writer, but often the interpretation of the story can ...

Theatre Aurora’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses

A Review by Scott Johnston Theatre Aurora continues this season’s theme of “The Furious Five” with the drama “Les Liaisons Dangereuses”. Adapted by Christopher Hampton ...

Students get creative juices flowing for Mayor’s Celebration of Youth Arts

They have grown up together sharing their passion for art, but as local Grade 12 students start the New Year by preparing to say goodbye ...

OBOA 2020 novel “Scarborough” is hoped to spur conversation on how empathy creates action

Aurorans will soon have the chance to get fully immersed in Scarborough, the acclaimed debut novel of Catherine Hernandez, which is the Aurora Public Library’s ...

Acclaimed novel “Scarborough” selected for One Book One Aurora 2020

It is said that the best authors write what they know, letting their personal experiences inform what they put down on the page. That’s exactly ...

Make Way for the Christmas Hush is timely tale by Aurora author

You know them all – they are all around is: that one friend who is the life and soul of the holiday party, almost to ...

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