August 2013 Archive

King council opposes bid for rural banquet hall

An outdoor banquet facility and children’s camp do not belong on environmentally protected lands. That was the decision King council reached at a council meeting Monday. In a recorded vote, councillors voted unanimously to oppose the development, proposed to be located on the Oak Ridges Moraine in King.

Annual Kettleby Fair arrives Sept. 7

For the 37th year, Kettleby Fair is planning a full day of enjoyment for young and old alike. Be sure to attend on Saturday, Sept. ...

Blood donors sought

The Canadian Blood Services is searching for new donors and is looking to King residents for help.

Half a century of keeping King green

Horticultural societies are much more than collections of enthusiastic gardeners. In the case of the Nobleton and King City Horticultural Society, it’s been part of the social fabric for more than half a century, an imbedded cultural entity with very long roots.

Dance studio opens in Nobleton

Nobleton dancers will soon have a place to congregate, learn and fine tune their skills as Charmed Dance Studio is close to opening.

Hogan’s Inn, a French inspired restaurant in the heart of King City

My friends and I are foodies. On weekends, we enjoy discovering new restaurants, always looking for that special place that could become our new favorite spot.

Another reason to take stock

As a milestone birthday approaches, I briefly thought about what I wanted and how I wanted to spend my special day. Since it falls on the Labour Day weekend, bodies are scarce, so a quiet time in the back yard at home, propped up near the BBQ is likely on the agenda. But prior to my birthday I received something else – a thyroid biopsy.

Husky bantams earn spot in championship final

Many KTBA baseball teams concluded successful seasons recently – including the Omnivex Senior Rookie King Cobras as outlined below – with lengthy and exciting playoff runs that ended just short of a championship last week.

Two victories in Valkenswaard for Eric Lamaze

Eric Lamaze, pictured here with Cristalina, scored two victories in Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, on August 16. Photo by Global Champions Tour Olympic champion Eric Lamaze ...

Canada should be a world leader

Thank you for the excellent and provocative article featuring King’s Hans Martin on the realities of climate change (“Concerted efforts vital to combating climate change,” ...

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