Come join in the festivities on Monday, May 23 starting with a spectacular parade of marching bands floats, classic cars and more. It starts at ...
Blair Day was named King’s Citizen of the Year, at last week’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Night, held at The Country Day School. This is one of the most special nights of the year, when Township officials and residents have the chance to honour those who volunteer and contribute selflessly to their communities. Photo by Angela Gismondi
Local residents are keenly aware of the importance of the equine industry in this region. It’s much more than a sport or a hobby. Led by a passionate and talented group of equine experts, Headwaters Horse Country is poised to become nationally significant, with a goal of becoming “Canada’s Horse Country.”
Local agricultural operations attract attention far and wide, even from as far away as China. King City area farmer Tom Dobson spent part of last Wednesday showing his operation to a group of students from Soun College.
Schomberg parents are fighting to get their autistic son the treatment he needs to improve his quality of life.
We are living in exciting times. There’s a new space race taking place across the globe, one that will engage the public as we move forward together into the final frontier.
King Township, in keeping with its desire to have comprehensive strategies in all areas, has given its approval for preparing a Fire Master Plan.
Marketing businesses in King City and revamping its core are on the minds of local business owners.
The Township has taken the next step in moving its municipal offices.
There’s a lot of star power at a Schomberg area farm. In fact, it’s home to some international celebrities.
Completing a marathon is a lofty goal, and one that’s on many people’s bucket list. But a marathon a day, for an entire week? That’s the challenge Kelly Mathews has created for herself. She’s put together the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail 300km hike (ORMT300), to raise money for both the Oak Ridges Trail Association and Seneca College’s King Campus expansion.
The word is out. As much as King residents may want to keep this oasis in the GTA all to themselves, discerning home buyers are eyeing an exclusive area near King City for their dream homes.
Two of King Township’s high-flying Olympians will have at their disposal a training device owned by only two other countries, thanks to a fund for developing high-performance athletes.
The Country Day School girls’ rugby team of 2016 has picked up exactly where they left off in 2015: winning game after game.
Time flies when you are having fun – especially on the water! Adam Noyek, co-owner of Spray Lake Watersports and Activity Centre, sits back in ...
It has been no secret that the resurgence of the Toronto Blue Jays has made a lasting impact on minor league ball. Jose Bautista’s epic bat flip and the Jays’ thrilling 2015 season has inspired a new generation of players across the country, with local organizations feeling the pressure to provide for such large numbers.
As an eight-year participant of the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, Jason Ortepi has seen some amazing sights. Ortepi recalls seeing one female participant some years that stands out from the crowd – she had only one leg and rode a specially-made tricycle.
Students from Nobleton Taekwon-Do (15 Old King Rd) participated in the annual Legacy TKD Charity tournament held in King City recently. The well run event ...
What a way to wrap up a junior career. Christian Lakoseljac has cemented his name as a champion of the future in the tennis world, earning both singles and doubles national titles in Markham last week at the U18 Indoor Junior National Championships.
The following letter, to Minister Wilson-Raybould, was submitted to the King Weekly Sentinel. I am personally writing you to express my objection and concerns regarding ...
It is regrettable that King council voted to urge the provincial government to continue the Environmental Assessment process concerning the proposed GTA West highway corridor. ...
Two years ago on Boxing Day, as I stopped for a right turn at Keele and Davis, I watched a wheel come flying off a ...
After reading the article article on the public planning meeting held Dec. 7 concerning an application to amend the Official Plan for 22 and 32 ...
We are disappointed by York Region Council’s decision to take the growth option of no urban boundary expansion off the table. Allowing an expansion of ...
Years ago a neighbour shared the story of her young teenage son complaining that she was too strict. His friends were allowed to do things ...
I’m referred to as “awkward, gauche, sinister” all because I’m a southpaw.
Is this really my life? Has anyone else out there ever asked themselves this question?
When I was younger, I spent far more time staring at red and white bobbers than watching TV. Well, not just bobbers.
There are pivotal moments in our lives that stand out clearly. We recall vividly all the births, deaths, special occasions and vacations. We remember tragedies with equal clarity.
Being an entrepreneur takes a lot of qualities – intestinal fortitude, passion, ideas, concepts, great products and services, and a willingness to take risks. Few business owners leap into their operation believing they will get rich, fast.
As Ontario looks to expand the greenbelt, Farmers “are very much a part of the discussion,” says Premier Kathleen Wynne. Also part of the discussion? Making sure Ontario’s produce makes the market it deserves.
What drives Earth’s creatures to survive? Is it all pre-determined and wired into our biological systems? Or is it a conscience effort to do what’s necessary to carry on the species?
One of the things I absolutely love about being a municipal councillor, is the engagement with our community of communities here in King Township, and the ease with which people approach me.
We are blessed. I am constantly reminded of that fact.
Do you have a Canadian $5 bill handy? Look at the back. Spoiler alert! Shown is the Canadian contribution to the Space Station Program and I’m going to tell you the story! I’m going to tell it from my perspective since I led the Spar team who created the Canadian Space Station Program.