Five figures raised in day-long bike ride

July 26, 2017   ·   0 Comments

Twenty-four hours, 630 kilometres, and 6,162 metres of elevation later, Vito Barbera has brought in over $10,000 for the Terry Fox Foundation. Dubbed the “24-4-Terry Fox,” Barbera was joined by his fellow cycling enthusiasts in a 24-hour marathon bike ride to raise funds for the organization, a success for the second straight year.

MPAC provides assessment details

King Township is supporting the Country Day School’s push for traffic signals in front of the prestigious private school. Councillors passed a recommendation to inform York Region they support the CDS request for immediate installation of the signals, at the school’s expense.

King City resident wins $100,000 with ENCORE

Giuseppe di Mambro of King City said “yes to ENCORE” for the June 16, 2017 Lotto Max draw, and won $100,000. He matched six of the ...

Township reserves bolstered by surplus

A surplus from King Township’s 2016 operating budget has been put into reserves. King’s 2016 audited financial statements were received by councillors recently. The 2016 operating surplus came to $817,405.

Volunteers blitz the Moraine

Dozens of volunteers had the opportunity to explore the expansive Oak Ridges Moraine on Saturday, and meet some of their animal neighbours while they were at it. The event marked the Nobleton rendition of the Canada-wide “BioBlitz” project, aimed at gaining a better understanding of the rural land surrounding York Region.

Witnesses sought following fail-to-remain in King

  Investigators with the York Regional Police #1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau are seeking a possible witnesses and a suspect following a fail-to-remain collision involving ...

Priestly celebrates Canada’s 150th

Employees at a King company came up with a unique idea of showing their national pride. Priestly Demolition invited its 350 employees to design a Canada 150/Priestly t-shirt. The winner, Nuno Vitorino, received $150 for his efforts, along with bragging rights. He came up with the winning idea.

King City and Schomberg have new zoning bylaws

Long-awaited planning documents have now been approved for both King City and Schomberg. King councillors approved the new zoning bylaw for the villages at the June 26 council meeting. Councillors were pleased to see this come to fruition. Consultant Bobby Gauthier, from consulting planners MMM Group, noted there have been many revisions to the zoning bylaw and they were driven by key issues – core area zoning, the character of established neighbourhoods, and a special policy area around the King City GO station lands.

Historic take-off for Global Odyssey

As Canadians gathered to celebrate a milestone national birthday, history was in the making for King Township. The crew of C150 Global Odyssey, led by Kingscross resident Steven Dengler, took off from National Helicopters bright and early Saturday morning. Dozens of supporters, sponsors and King residents gathered to witness the start of this historic adventure – a first in Canadian aviation.

Flower theft a ‘slap in the face’ to Canadian pride

The theft of plants from a King garden centre is a slap in the face to Canadian pride. The owners of the family-run Black Forest Garden Centre on Keele Street, were horrified Wednesday morning when they opened up and realized someone had stolen 43 out of 50 Canna Lillies that made up a beautiful display marking Canada’s 150th birthday.

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