King okays ground lease for recreation complex

November 7, 2018   ·   0 Comments

King Township has officially become a tenant on 25 acres of land at Seneca College, King Campus. The parcel will be home to the new multi-purpose recreation facility. Council approved the ground lease for the project, situated on lands at the northwest corner of Dufferin Street and the 15th Sideroad.

Council approves YRP lease for sub-station

Help will soon be closer than you think. King council approved a lease with York Regional Police, for the use of some 3,000 square feet of office space in the new municipal complex.

King residents at record-breaking Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

More than 25,000 people, from over 70 countries, took part in the 29th annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon recently, raising an estimated $3.5 million for nearly 200 local charities, through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. Race highlights include: A Canadian national record set by Cam Levins in his marathon debut, with a time of 2:09:25 A New course record set by female Bahrain marathoner Mimi Belete, with time of 2:22:29 In her debut marathon, Canadian Kinsey Middleton finished in a time of 2:32:09, the first Canadian female to cross the line.

An entertaining look at the Great War and Roaring ‘20s

What better way to mark the anniversary of the end of the First World War than a night filled with song, readings, poetry and camaraderie? Residents are in store for a treat, courtesy of King’s own “Diva in the Rough” songstress Catherine Hughes and her acting troupe.

Witnesses sought following fatal collision

Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a fatal collision in the Township of King. On Friday, Oct. ...

Little Abby Eveson leaves a legacy of perseverance

King’s smallest heroine, little Abby Eveson, leaves a legacy of perseverance. Abby passed away suddenly Oct. 24 and her death has the community reeling.

Outdoor art display coming to Laskay

Laskay will get getting an outdoor public art installation, thanks to a decision by King council. During the discussions on the hall’s big move to the King Heritage and Cultural Centre, residents wanted to procure a piece of art for the hamlet. That would give the village a focal point and sense of community, in the absence of the hall.

Cescolini, Schneider, join incumbents on King council

Two new faces will join re-elected incumbents on King council for the coming term. Two races saw the winners emerge with slim, 56-vote margins. In a surprising upset in Ward 1, newcomer Jordan Alexander Cescolini edged out veteran Cleve Mortelliti by 56 votes, in a 589-533 victory. Kelly Colasanti finished third with 151 votes. Cescolini garnered 46.27% of the vote.

King City concerns dominate CCKT debate

There’s no question King City is taking the brunt of King’s development. Issues related to growth dominated the first of two all-candidates’ meetings, hosted by Concerned Citizens of King Township (CCKT) last week.

Development issues emerge at 2nd CCKT debate in Pottageville

Concerns about development and a need for affordable housing dominated the discussion at the second of two CCKT-sponsored political debates. Concerned Citizens of King Township brought together eight candidates in Wards 2, 3, 4 and 6 at the Pottageville Lions hall for a lively discussion last Thursday.

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