King Township planning staff are reviewing the policies and zoning, to create guidelines for medical marihuana production facilities. They’re trying to decide just where these operations should go, given some mixed messages by politicians.
Mayor Steve Pellegrini and Councillor David Boyd were among those who came out to support the blood clinic at the Trisan Centre recently. The goal was to collect 72 units and a total of 66 were collected. The next clinic will be Tuesday, Dec. 20, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. again at the Trisan Centre. Watch out for representatives from Canadian Blood Services at the Main Street Christmas Parade again this year!
A Nobleton teen will bust a move on the world stage. Amanda Rea has been chosen by Team Dance Canada to represent Canada at the World Hip HOP Championship in Graz, Austria. Auditions for this Canadian National Dance Team brought some of the best dancers across Canada. Amanda qualified at an audition in Ontario.
The biggest residential home build of Scott McGillivray’s career has come with its own unique challenges. And those are revealed, for the whole world to see, weekly on TV. Moving the McGillivrays is a 10-part series on HGTV Canada that welcomes viewers into Scott McGillivray’s family life and home. It follows the McGillivrays’ real-life adventures as they build their dream home together in King Township.
Being part of “the cure” is an amazing, life-altering experience. A King- and Vancouver-based firm, a spin-off of the University of British Columbia, holds the key to new medical therapies that may successfully eliminate scarring and reverse certain autoimmune diseases, including, Type 1 Diabetes (insulin-dependent) and Alopecia.
It may not be apparent, but the universe is buzzing with the sweet echoes of creation. If you listen closely enough, you can almost hear the silky smoothness of the cosmos.
In her historic seven-day marathon of the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail, Aurora resident Kelly Mathews did much more than “take a hike.” Mathews endured the punishing journey, setting a quick pace of between five to six kilometres per hour, every day for seven days. Her ORMT300 ran from Aug. 28 to Sept. 3, from Caledon to Trent Hills.
It’s been a long time coming, but the community is looking forward to the opening of Schomberg’s new McDonald’s restaurant.
The best investment we can make is in our own wellbeing. Eating healthy meals together isn’t a luxury, but rather a necessity.
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.”
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.
The King City Secondary Lions met the Bill Crothers Colts on the football field at an inopportune time. Picking up their third win in a row and riding to the top of the York Region Athletic Association conference, the Colts defeated the Lions 22-10 last Friday on their home field.
One of King’s equestrians will join three colleagues as new inductees into the Jump Canada Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony and gala, presented by BMO Financial Group, on Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Liberty Grand in Toronto.
A special day on the Villanova College calendar year after year, the 2016 Terry Fox Run was a little closer to the hearts of the school’s students and staff.
King Township has earned an NHL captain. The 2014 Olympic champion, Alex Pietrangelo has been named the new captain of the NHL’s St. Louis Blues, entering his seventh season with the team as a staple top-two defenceman.
Spray Lake Watersports and Activity Centre is a one of a kind facility with a freshwater lake located in King Township. It was created with ...
After eight years, and with a different stallion, Eric Lamaze has recaptured the connection he shared with Hickstead in earning Olympic bronze with Fine Lady 5.
Rosie MacLennan flipped, twisted, and jumped her way to a defence of her Olympic gold last Friday, something no person has ever done in the discipline.
Thank you for the outstanding coverage The King Weekly Sentinel provided for the Tasca Park opening celebrations that took place on Sept. 10. The park ...
Doors Open in King Township on Saturday, Sept. 17 was a great success, and already there is talk about the 2017 event! Its success is ...
The communities in and around King Township came out on Sunday to carry on Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope. The weather cleared in time to ...
Regarding “Corporate Contributions make business sense” (King Sentinel Weekly5/26/16) and “King discusses campaign contributions” (KSW 6/2/16): There has been incomplete reporting of my motion at ...
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. ...
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 ...
“A culture is no better than its woods,” wrote W.H. Auden. The Ontario Greenbelt Alliance recently released a map to the Ontario government “highlighting the potential harmful impacts of more than 650 requests, by developers and municipalities to remove land from Ontario’s protected Greenbelt.”
As we approach the festive Halloween season, we’re inundated with images of the supernatural and from beyond the grave. It’s all in good fun, of course. Confronting our fears, however, can be a bit of a challenge for some.
Those of us who are “connected,” have a grasp on the power of social media. But in reality, we’re like little children playing with a new toy, not fully understanding how it works or what it is. We just push all the buttons, leap on the information highway and join the long “commute” to our destination.
Record numbers of humans and extraterrestrials descended upon the Metro Convention Centre over the Labour Day long weekend, in search of answers. What they found, amidst the hundreds if not thousands of costume-clad individuals, was a place where time stood still and reality was merely an opinion.
There comes a time in everyone’s life when they realize they just can’t compete with the youngins. Alas, the body raises the white flag long before our minds and wisdom begin to fail. So here we are, my fellow 50-somethings – smart, experienced, funny and genuine souls, who are deemed too old to wear a sports jersey!
When your livelihood is derived from agriculture, there is no such thing as a “normal” or “average” year. From one year to the next, you will have to deal with varying challenges and food and farming certainly isn’t the “same old, same old” from one year to the next. We use best farm, and best management practices, as much as you are able to when your business partner is Mother Nature!
Adults haven’t cornered the market on stress. Yes, we deal with it every day, 24/7. But so do our youngsters and teens in particular.
Imagine my consternation when I “Googled” Oloirien, Kenya. The satellite images showed a road, but little else. Nothing, for miles around, aside from some bushes here and there.
Further to my letter to the editor of April 15, 2015, and in reference to recent activity related to two OPAs (Official Plan Amendments) seeking ...
Fathers and sons have an unusual relationship at times. At a certain age, hugs are replaced with high-fives, fist bumps or shoulder nudges.