August 2013 Archive

Author’s story inspires others to cherish human rights

A lesson in the importance and fragility of democracy came from an inspiring source recently at the Nobleton library.

Unprecedented United Way campaign hopes to raise $30 million in 3 years

United Way York Region (UWYR) announced an unprecedented community goal to raise $30 million in 3 years – so Jenny, and thousands like her, can ...

Chinese delegation enjoys King Township’s bounty

The sights of King Township were on the agenda for visiting Chinese delegates, during a whirlwind, one-day tour last week.

Stewards pleased Township on their side

By Mark Pavilons Recommendations by King Township staff to refuse a bid for a rural banquet facility comes as good news to the citizen’s group ...

Scotia McLeod peewees finalists in SOBA tournament

It was an exciting and successful week on the base paths for KTBA baseball teams. The Scotia McLeod peewees made the final in the SOBA Intact house league tournament.

Nobleton Karate praises students at summer grading

Nobleton Karate held two mini summer gradings Thursday, Aug. 8. A group of very dedicated students trained very hard in the summer heat to advance ...

On Route road hockey tournament a big hit

Instead of sitting in weekend traffic on highway 400, many exited at the On Route rest stop by King road for the Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer tournament on Saturday.

Hundreds participate in annual dragon boat festival

Hundreds of amped up and enthusiastic participants and spectators were out for the Toromont CAT Dragon Boat Festival for the United Way York Region at Seneca College King Campus this past Saturday.

Are we just too busy to care about democracy?

Being blessed can have its disadvantages. Being a Canadian, with all of its remarkable benefits, comes with a bit of a price.

Cougars working to improve on last season

It may be August, but the Schomberg Cougars Junior C hockey club has been working hard to improve their team and get ready for the upcoming hockey season.

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