Flags at the King Township municipal office and facilities few at half-staff in honour of former mayor Margaret Britnell, who passed away Oct. 12. The long-serving politician contributed more than two decades of public service to the Township of King between 1970 and 1997.
King Mayor Steve Pellegrini put himself on the auction block to help raise money for the King Township Food Bank, at last Thursday’s Sip & Savour gala at Nobleton Lakes Golf Club. The winning bidder asked the mayor to cook, and the bid brought in a whopping $2,000. MC Mark Pavilons helped introduce the mayor, and the auction was conducted by David Beasley (left). Photo by Lindsay Berman
It’s quite something when the Big Apple comes knocking. King residents were treated to the New York style Sip & Savour fundraiser Thursday evening, in aid of the King Township Food Bank.
Helping those who can’t help themselves takes some very special qualities. And those very characteristics are evident in every nook and cranny of a new King Township facility dedicated to rescuing dogs and horses.
King Township has the distinction of being unique in many ways. The largest geographic municipality in York Region has to juggle a small population, development pressures, limited revenues and still protect the environment.
Cold Creek Conservation Area is one of King Township’s natural resources.
Four of King’s successful businesses were honoured with the King Township Spotlight on Business Plaque Presentation Sept. 22.
While suicides of front line emergency personnel are making the headlines, the deep-rooted issue still hasn’t fully surfaced.
A nice, crisp fall day enticed visitors to the annual Holland Marsh Soupfest, enjoying the best of local produce.
The smell of fresh coffee is one of the most recognizable scents on the planet. For coffee drinkers, there’s nothing like a good cup of java.
While every Canadian family has been touched by cancer, the Country Day School “family” found this year’s run to hit especially close to home.
There are simply no limits to what technology can offer society these days. In fact, a King-based business likes to think the applications for its aerial platforms are “infinite.”
The Junior C Schomberg Cougars have experienced a number of ups-and-downs this season while moving around the standings.
A professional boxer and Schomberg business owner, “Silent” Steve Franjic has his hands busy this year in the ring and in the kitchen. The 6’3”, light heavyweight orthodox fighter takes to the ring Nov. 15 at the Hershey Centre in an international battle against a relatively unknown Roberto Santos from Mexico.
Cancer can be a terrifying journey and no one should have to go at it alone. On a mission to help those in need, the ...
Students take off at the start line at Villanova College’s annual Terry Fox Run last Friday. Now in its 10th year, the run has raised ...
After three days of competition against 70 determined athletes from across Canada, Team Ontario brought home the hardware from the Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships, which took place from Oct. 3-5 in Blainville, Quebec.
Hockey parents in the Nobleton area can rest easy, knowing their athlete’s pearly whites are in good care behind custom-made mouthguards this season.
King City’s own Olympian Rosie MacLennan took to the court at the Mattamy Athletic Centre on Monday, showcasing her slam-dunk skills with the help of Toronto Raptor Greivis Vasquez.
This letter is in response to the article published Sept. 25, “Schomberg mothers stage march on YCDSB transportation.” I would like to clarify that there ...
To the brothers at Caliber Homes, we would like to congratulate you both for your great achievements. Who would have thought 46 years ago that ...
We recently celebrated the sixth annual Schomberg Street Gallery along Main Street. We were fortunate that Mother Nature co-operated – the sun came out and so ...
I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to the residents of King for placing their faith in me and allowing me the privilege of ...
As a parent I regularly walk my daughter Brianna to and from Schomberg Public School and to our library along Main Street, safely using sidewalks ...
While walking my dogs in Nobleton parks, I have been picking up many empty water bottles with holes burned in the side presumably for hashish ...
There are many cute and humorous videos on the Internet showing how we spend our days and how important every day is.
Democracy is a great thing. It allows for citizens to become engaged and fully involved in the process, even if it is only every four years on the municipal front.
There is something magical about the way the human form can bend, move, dance, leap and fly.
If you only have one oar in the water, you won’t make much progress. In fact, the best you can hope to achieve is going around in circles.
It was no great surprise to read that “Our Government” recently rejected an economic analysis from the Stockholm Environmental Institute in Seattle, Washington. The study showed that the Keystone XL project could produce four times the amount of greenhouse gases previously calculated by the U.S. State Department.
The Northwest Territories and northern British Columbia have been on fire most of the past summer.
There’s no question that technology has embedded itself in every aspect of our society. As our young prodigies head off to the halls of learning each morning, we hope they have positive experiences and expand their horizons.
Ontario has fully rolled out its full-day kindergarten (FDK) program, making it available to 12,896 four- and five- year-olds in approximately 132 schools across York Region.
“OMG, you’re just like your dad!”
Mark Pavilons It’s no secret that most Canadians are asset rich, but cash poor. This weekend’s garden tour, sponsored by the Nobleton & King City ...