Headliners - August 28, 2014

Sonia Varaschin murder case — Investigators release video to identify witnesses

A video was released Friday, and police hope it will help in the investigation of the murder of Sonia Varaschin. During the early morning hours of Aug. 30, 2010, Ms. Varaschin, 42 at the time, was brutally murdered in her ...

No bodies under roundabout

By Bill Rea Despite rumours that have been circulating, there are no humans buried on lands that are currently under construction for the new roundabout ...

Mayfield Complex to be closed for renovations

The Mayfield Recreation Complex will be closed to the public from Aug. 18 until Sept. 2. This scheduled shutdown is due to the replacement of ...

LOTS OF MUD FOR EVENT AT ALBION HILLS
There were more than 5,000 fun-loving people at Albion Hills Conservation Area Saturday for the annual local stop of the Mud Hero tour. Participants made their way along the six-kilometre course, complete with obstacles and lots of mud. The event was a fundraiser for the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation and Camp Ooch, which provides an active, outdoor experience for children with cancer.														 Photo by Bill Rea

LOTS OF MUD FOR EVENT AT ALBION HILLS

Rally Saturday

The citizens’ group Save The Badlands will be holding a rally this Saturday (Aug. 30) at the Cheltenham Badlands site on Olde Base Line Road. ...

Residents don’t want parking lot at Badlands

By Bill Rea The people in charge of managing the Cheltenham Badlands believe creating a parking lot nearby would solve some of their concerns. But ...

Outdoor family movie night at Terra Cotta

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), together with Halton Green Screens (HGS) and Halton Environmental Network, is hosting a movie night under the stars this coming Saturday ...

No changes in garbage collection in Caledon

The Labour Day holiday notwithstanding, Caledon residents will see no change next week in the collection of their trash. Peel Region has announced the Regional ...

Order tickets for annual Headwaters Arts Gala

The annual Headwaters Arts Festival will run this year from Sept. 19 to Oct. 5. The opening gala will be Sept. 19, starting at 7 ...

Discover what’s growing in Peel

The 2014 Grown in Peel guide is now available, listing places in the region where fresh produce can be found. “Get active by visiting local ...

Community Events

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 Bethell Hospice Community Office in Bolton is hosting a walk for people who have lost a loved one, starting at 10 a.m. ...

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Crowd was out to Chase the Dream
There was lots of activity, along with an impressive display of motorcycles, Sunday at Terra Cotta Inn for the third annual Chase the Dream. The event is held in support of Chase Galea, a local seven-year-old boy with cerebral palsy and hearing loss. Chase is seen here with his mother Rachel, sister Paige and father Shawn. They were sitting on this Heritage Harley Softtail belonging to Pena Baldassi of Toronto.
Photos by Bill Rea

Crowd was out to Chase the Dream

Annual Feast of Fields set to go Sept. 7 at Cold Creek Conservation Area

“The Grande Dame” of organic food festivals, Feast of Fields, celebrates its 25th anniversary Sept. 7 at TRCA’s Cold Creek Conservation Area in King Township. ...

Caledon Fire Chief David Forfar (second from left) was among other local fire personnel taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge. Seen here, also getting drenched, are Fire Prevention Officer Scott Gilbert, Fire Prevention Officer Dave Pelayo, Administration Assistant Debbie Martin, Public Education Officer Gillian Boyd, Administration Assistant Dawn Rowley, and Administration Assistant Cathy Richards.
Photo by Bill Rea

Community takes ice water overe the head to fight ALS

There was a lot of ice water flowing over the last week. It was happening all over as a spreading challenge to raise awareness for ...

SouthFields Village Farmers’ Market will open Sept. 4

Back by popular demand, SouthFields Village will soon resume it’s Thursday afternoon farmers’ market. The fledgling community is looking forward to welcoming back food and ...

Get registered for fall programs at CPCC

The leaves are starting to show their fall colours, and that means children everywhere will soon be back to school. At the Caledon Parent-Child Centre ...

LOCAL CADET GETS AWARD
Cadet Petty Officer Second Class Jason Hunter of 379 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps in Bolton, recently received the Navy Centennial Award at Blackdown Cadet Training Centre at Canadian Forces Base Borden, presented to the sea cadet who best personifies the Navy value of “Service before Self,” as well as being dedicated to the service and well-being of fellow cadets.

LOCAL CADET GETS AWARD

School year begins Sept. 2 for 83,000 Catholic students in Peel and Dufferin

Summer vacation ends for approximately 83,000 Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board students Sept. 2, as the 2014-15 school year gets underway at the board’s 149 ...

Sweet Adelines hosting open house

For women who love to sing, the Orangeville Chorus, Sweet Adelines International has a place. They are a women’s chorus of all ages, 60 members ...

Fire up the barbecue: hot dogs, hamburgers, severed tendon?

The barbecue season is now well underway. Experts from Southlake Regional Health Centre’s Hand Program are reminding grill enthusiasts to be careful when trying to ...

MUSIC STUDENTS HELP OUT ANIMALS

Sports

Amy Millar is heroic in the Hayes Co. Zucarlos Grand Prix

Amy Millar of Perth emerged victorious in the $50,000 CSI2* Zucarlos Grand Prix, held Saturday evening as part of the CSI2* Orangeville Show Jumping Tournament ...

Caledon has a bronze — Local archers compete at Ontario Summer Games

This year, the Ontario Summer Games (OSG) were held in Windsor from Aug. 7 to 10. Caledon sent two archers to the Games — Hayley ...

Brewers fall behind Ivy Leafs early in second round of NDBL playoffs

By Jake Courtepatte The Bolton Brewer were handed their first taste of defeat Sunday, falling to the third-place Ivy Leafs in the first game of ...

Try out for Dorado Stars

The Dorado Stars Swim Club provides quality pre-competitive opportunities for youth in an environment dedicated to the promotion of sportsmanship, friendship, self esteem and the ...

Ride for Karen

Join cyclists from across Ontario Sept. 7 at the Ride for Karen, an annual fundraising ride to send children with cancer to camp. The fully-supported, ...

Howard wins Synoil cup, Graham takes open

U.S. Olympic gold and silver medalist Leslie Howard topped an international starting field to win the $100,000 CSI2* Synoil Energy Services Cup at the CSI2* ...

Great heights reached in pole vaulting tournament

Highland Powerlifting Club to host competition Sept. 13

The Highland Powerlifting Club will host the Orangeville Open Powerlifting Championships Sept, 13 at the Athlete Institute, a world-class training facility at the intersection of ...

Kelly Soleau wins Grand Prix event in Palgrave

By Bill Rea The nice thing about going last in a jump-off is you know what the time to beat is. That’s just what Kelly ...

Andrew Yorke places fourth in Commonwealth Games

It’s been a long journey but Caledon’s Andrew Yorke had the race of his life in his most important triathlon. The 2014 Commonwealth Games had ...

911 News

Lots of good work done in Youth Leadership Camp

Car seat clinic

Caledon OPP and Auxiliary officers are organizing a child car seat clinic. It will be Aug. 26, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bolton Fire Hall ...

Richmond Hill man facing several charges after Aug. 11 incident

A 35-year-old man from Richmond Hill faces a number of charges after a Caledon OPP officer’s attention was attracted in a Aug. 11 incident. Police ...

Caledon starting its door-to-door safety campaign

Caledon Fire and Emergency Services is expanding the Home Safe Home door-to-door program to the entire town. Residents shouldn’t be alarmed if fire crews pull ...

Men arrested for possession of stolen cars

Two Caledon men have been charged with possession of stolen cars. Caledon OPP report that on Aug. 5, officers from the Street Crime Unit (SCU) received ...

Seizure leads to trafficking charge

A Barrie man has been charged with trafficking following a drug seizure by Caledon OPP officers. Police report that on Aug. 8 at approximately 8:43 ...

MAKING SURE THE SEAT IS SAFE

Hit and run on Torbram

An unidentified male received serious, but life-threatening injuries Tuesday night after being hit by a pick-up truck on Torbram Road. Caledon OPP reports a male ...

Stunt driver charged

A 51-year-old Toronto man is facing stunt driving charges following an incident on Highway 10 Aug. 11. OPP report that at at approximately 2:49 p.m. that ...

Ditched car leads to charges

A Toronto man was charged after he ditched his vehicle on Highway 10. Caledon OPP report that on Aug. 7, shortly before 2 a.m., a citizen ...

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