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Province gives King $91,000 in infrastructure money

King Township will get an annual $91,000 shot in the arm, thanks tonew funding from Queen’s Park.

Speed humps approved for Kettleby Road

Kettleby Road will be getting speed humps, it’s just a question of when.

Two drivers killed in King collision

York Regional Police officers are looking for any witnesses to a collision that claimed the life of two Richmond Hill men early Sunday morning.

KCSS Lions win championship

The King City Secondary School Lions defeated the unbeaten Huron Heights Warriors Saturday at St. Maximilian Kolbe in Aurora to win the YRAA Junior football Championship. Photo by Jake Courtepatte

General News

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Local businesses in the spotlight during annual Chamber awards night

Staying true to the “shop local” idea, King businesses are thriving. Things are really happening in King Township and the King Chamber of Commerce recognized its business members last week. A handful of local operations were given their just desserts, to celebrate the strong support and business ties in this municipality.

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Catherine Hughes as ‘Diva in the Rough’ a tour de force

Catherine Hughes, aka “Diva in the Rough,” performed to a sell-out crowd at Kettleby Parish Hall last Saturday night.  Resplendent in emerald green, she took ...

MS fundraiser exceeds all goals

The organizer of a local fundraiser for MS is just thrilled about the event’s success.

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Hastings takes the helm of ASK

There are big things in store for King’s leading arts organization. Arts Society King (ASK) is set to mark its 10th anniversary in 2015 and leading the charge is its new executive director Teri Hastings.

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Nobleton author included in anthology

A Nobleton author continues to delight younger readers, Paula Pevato is among a select number of international authors whose stories were accepted into “Short and Happy (or not),” a collection of 36 stories that entertain and delight in small bites.

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Marylake marks its 50th, sets its sights on the future

Home, physically or spiritually, is a place of comfort, joy and solace. While our childhood homes may be a thing of the past, there is a place in King that epitomizes quiet comfort.

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Film producer takes on controversial topic in ‘Mercy’

Parts of Schomberg’s Brownsville Junction Plaza were transformed into a movie set recently, as it became a scene of an ambitious production.

Sports

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KCSS Lions capture YRAA Junior Football Championship

After disposing of the St. Brother Andre Cardinals in the York Region Athletic Association Junior football semifinal matchup last weekend, the King City Secondary School Lions faced off in the championship game at S. Maximilian Kolbe in Aurora on Saturday.

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Cougars halt losing skid with back-to-back victories

Maybe a visit from a Leafs legend and the support of local minor hockey fans was all they needed.

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Villanova College caps off impressive fall season

The Varsity Senior Women’s Basketball team captured the DI Championship at their home court Villanova College, the first CISAA basketball championship in school history. By ...

CCWFL bringing opportunity to female athletes

A Nobleton sporting start-up has been making big waves throughout the GTA this year, and there’s no sign of slowing down for the women-only organization.

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Steve Franjic ready to defend his undefeated pro record

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.

Nobleton’s Sam Walker shines at interprovincial equestrian championships

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.

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NobleKing Knights team up with local dentist to protect athletes’ teeth

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.

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