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Smile cookies help King Food Bank

This is the week King Township Food Bank volunteers have been waiting for. Smile Cookies are in town at Tim Hortons and for every cookie you purchase, $1 will go to the Food Bank, from both the Nobleton and King City ...

King marks 39th Terry Fox Run

This past Sunday (Sept. 15) marked the 39th running of the Terry Fox Run. King Township has participated in this event since 1984 and has raised ...

Scheer greeted by wave of enthusiasm

The Kleinburg-area Jan Paderewski Park was packed with a sea of blue, along with Toronto and national media, to hear Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer kick off the federal election campaign in Ontario.
His main message is one of optimism, and a vow to put more money back in the pockets of hard-working Canadians.

 

General News

Priestly Demolition featured in History TV series ‘Salvage Kings’

A high-profile King company has risen to the status of “kings.” Priestly Demolition is front and centre, as the stars of the inaugural season of “Salvage Kings.” The original Canadian series features the work and stories of the demolition and salvage team at Priestly Demolition. This family-run company is in the business of tearing down buildings, but first, they give their salvage crew the chance to go inside and recover some valuable treasures left behind.

Olde Mill Art Gallery welcomes Tonkiel

Renowned artist Grazyna Tonkiel has joined the group at Schomberg’s Olde Mill Art Gallery. Grazyna Tonkiel is an accomplished opera singer, visual artist, and a ...

Antique bookstore in Schomberg welcomes bibliophiles

There’s something about browsing in an old bookstore that can’t be matched today. The smell and feel of old bindings and parchment speak volumes about humanity. For John Steinbeck, and Schomberg’s George Burt, there will never be enough books!

Resident offers meticulous auto detailing

Keith Boynton isn’t happy unless he gets things spotless. His attention to the smallest of details led him to put Dirty Boy Auto Detailing into overdrive. The long-time King resident, with deep family roots in the area, offers full service detailing and he always goes above and beyond.

Modern custom homes are the ultimate marriage of form and function

King is the most affluent community in all of Canada. It’s no surprise that wealthy citizens flock to King, creating their ultimate dream homes. Today’s luxury custom homes are statement pieces of comfort and modern technology. The abundance of creative features and accessories bring these luxurious living spaces to life.

Dog Tales building state-of-the-art animal hospital

A renowned King animal rescue facility is building what will be Ontario’s most advanced clinic offering veterinary care. Rob Scheinberg of Dog Tales said the hospital has been in the planning stages for roughly three years. Final permits are in place for the 54,000-square-foot hospital and shovels are poised, ready to dig. The construction will be done by leading firm PCL. Scheinberg hopes the project will be completed within 20 months.

Bolton woman returns from Rwanda with renewed sense of purpose

“If you’re going to do something, do it with purpose.” That’s the advice a 21-year-old Bolton woman has for anyone who wishes to travel, volunteer and experience other cultures. Alexandria (Lexie) Hesketh-Pavilons recently returned from a five-week volunteer experience in Rwanda, something that has given her a great sense of “community.”

Guide Light becoming an essential safety device

Tony Nowzari wants to make a difference. He wants to get to the point where his product helps everyone. He’s on the right track and Nowzari’s Guide Light continues to answer the call. He merely wants to extend the reach of this proven device.

King company leaders in commercial UAVs

In a world of seemingly infinite possibilities, you still need the right tool for the right job. And that bottom-line business mentality is where a Schomberg company separates the wheat from the chaff.

King native shares his personal cancer journey in new book

The grim statistics indicate we will all be touched by cancer in some way in our lives. A King native has decided to share his unique cancer journey, in the hopes of encouraging others to be resilient and coming out on the other end as better versions of themselves.

Sports

Bantam As win gold in epic comeback

Congratulations to the King Rebellion bantam A team, who skated away with a gold medal this past weekend at the 2019 Richmond Hill Mary Parkinson Memorial A Early Bird Tournament.

Minor atom Rebellion go undefeated to claim preseason tourney

Victory is ours! The King Rebellion minor atom A team headed into the season as champions of the West Mall Lightning Early Bird tournament which took place Sept. 4 to 8.

Cougars knock off rival Hawks in preseason tourney

The Schomberg Cougars are showing glimpses of progress, before the Provincial Junior Hockey League season even begins. The Junior C club was one of 12 teams taking part in the Alliston Hornets’ annual preseason tournament at the New Tecumseth Rec Centre over the weekend, where fans and team executives alike get their first look at their rosters’ final product.

Junior C Cougars announce 2019-20 season schedule

Season number four of the Provincial Junior Hockey League is set to kick off, and with that, the long, storied history of the Schomberg Cougars continues. The league recently announced its schedule for the 2019-20 regular season, with all 64 teams across the eight divisions first taking to the ice in mid-September.

National Wakeboard Championship hits Spray Lake

Long known to draw in the best of the best, Spray Lake played host to the top wakeboarders ad wake skaters in the nation last weekend in the annual Canadian National Wakeboard Championship. Making use of both the boating area and the park’s unique straight line cable, riders competed for thousands of dollars in prize money over the four-day long event.

Royals win championship

After two convincing wins, weeks prior, in direct elimination games, the Royals earned a birth in the championship game Aug. 17. With a hard fought ...

CDS graduate finds solace after U20 Pan Am injury

There are plenty of highs and lows in the athletic world, and Wilson O’Neill has experienced both extremes this summer. The Country Day School graduate was named to Team Canada for the Under-20 Pan Am Games in San Jose, Costa Rica, in June, set to compete in the 400-metre hurdles.

Sam Walker doubles down in Under 25 Grand Prix at CSI3* Ottawa International II

Sam Walker of Nobleton claimed both first and second places in the $10,000 Under 25 Grand Prix, presented by MarBill Hill Farm, on July 19, at the CSI3* Ottawa International II at Wesley Clover Parks.

Underhill claims back-to-back wins at Ottawa International

For the second time in as many days, Canadian Olympian Beth Underhill riding Count Me In led the victory gallop at the CSI2* Ottawa International ...

Leon disappointed in Women’s World Cup finish

Four years after a disappointing finish on home turf in the largest women’s tournament in the world, King’s Adriana Leon had high hopes for this year’s Canadian squad at the FIFA World Cup in France.

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