As King’s new municipal building inches closer to reality, councillors approved making a few green upgrades.
More than 180 participants teed off last week at the Mayor’s annual charity Golf Tournament, this year held at Nobleton Lakes. Many sponsors and local businesses pitched in to make this day a great success. Proceeds are still being calculated, but the money raised is directed to Parks, Recreation and Culture in King Township for community projects. Councillors turned out to support the cause. Photo by Mark Pavilons
Bylaw officers and police are focusing on the illegal and unsafe use of off-road vehicles in King Township. King has received numerous complaints regarding the ...
The annual “We Belive in Abby Family Day” continues to give back. The event, held June 18 at Hickstead Park in Schomberg, raised $10,965.65 – all in a four-hour event! According to Becky Eveson, they will be donating $9365.65 to SickKids foundation. The “Cardiac Kids BBQ” was able to raise $1,600 for their organization.
Local residents joined Ontario Turtle Conservation Centre (OTCC) and WWF-Canada last week to return 15 at-risk snapping turtle hatchlings to their wetland habitat at Seneca College’s King Campus.
Samantha Grecchi’s life so far has been “epic.” With a sky’s the limit attitude, Grecchi has decided to put down stronger roots in her home town, and become a business woman.
A Sharon man pleaded guilty in a Newmarket court to illegally dumping more than 40 fire extinguishers in a King Township ditch back in March. ...
King City Secondary School band will have a new addition to their wind ensemble next school year. A graduate of the school in the 1970s presented a unique donation to the class at the band’s annual end-of-year performance, a didgeridoo he acquired while on a trip with the school as a chaperone in the 1980s.
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” No one need feel excluded or alone. With these sentiments, a small yet powerful gesture at a local elementary school can send ripples throughout the community.
Honesty and integrity will take you a long way. Just ask Kettleby’s James Morning.
The best investment we can make is in our own wellbeing. Eating healthy meals together isn’t a luxury, but rather a necessity.
We take great pride in our homes. When we invite service professionals into our homes, it’s nice to know they take great pride in their work. An HVAC company, owned by a King resident, literally rolls out the red carpet, treating customers with utmost respect. Customer service, actually listening to clients, is the key to success, according to Joe DiDonato, owner of Thermal Concepts of Concord. Now in its 16th year, Thermal Concepts has a solid reputation of quality service and products.
The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Equestrian Canada (EC) named the 10 athletes nominated to represent Team Canada in equestrian at the Rio 2016 Olympic ...
He was ahead by less than a second, but that was all that was needed Sunday to earn Schomberg’s Hugh Graham top spot in the $20,000 Grand Prix in the Caledon Premier event at Caledon Equestrian Park. Graham was aboard Knock Out 3E, a nine-year-old Canadian sport horse.
King City’s Rosie MacLennan seems to be in top form just weeks before she defends her trampoline gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
Canada Day weekend offered two occasions to celebrate for Beth Underhill of Schomberg. Friday saw her winning the $10,000 Open Welcome event, presented by Alberta Premium, at the Summer Classic at Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, riding Count Me In. It was a bigger pay off Sunday, as the pair were victorious in the $25,000 Grand Prix, presented by Ram Equestrian.
The CISAA (Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association) season has come to a close, and with it comes some hardware for student athletes at Villanova College in King City.
A sell-out crowd of 72 golfers hit the links at Kettle Creek Golf Club for the Charity Golf Challenge, raising the most money yet in its three year history to send kids with disabilities to camp.
A flood of memories, overwhelmingly good and inspirational, consumes the mind of Arielle Tessier these days. Still, there is something that stirs her emotions. Tessier knows the inevitable is not far off.
Calling all wakeboarders/skaters: Southern Ontario’s premier cable wakepark is once again open for business.
Olympic Show Jumping Champion Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, has selected Fine Lady 5 as his mount for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Conor Swail enjoys his visits to Palgrave, with good reason. He was victorious recently in the $50,000 FEI Jumper Classic at the Caledon Equestrian Park in Palgrave, riding Dillinger. And that came after a successful afternoon, when he won the $35,000 FEI Open Welcome aboard Grafton. That performance narrowly beat the second-place combination of Swail and Cita.
This month’s Canada Day celebration in Kettleby attracted nearly 300 residents from all over the Township, who gathered in the spirit of the occasion for ...
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 ...
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 ...
We often hear living in King Township is a lifestyle choice. It’s an option that really offers the best of all worlds. Mayor Steve Pellegrini, one of our biggest cheerleaders, often tells new residents to be engaged, get involved, shop locally and volunteer. He’s adamant that being a contributing member of our community enriches everyone.
Fathers and sons have an unusual relationship at times. At a certain age, hugs are replaced with high-fives, fist bumps or shoulder nudges.
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?