July 2014 Archive

Resident support overwhelming

Thank you to all the residents who came out to support the New Tecumseth, Caledon and King Citizens for Clean Water’s (NTCK-CCW) first public general ...

Being ‘all shook up’ is fine with me

My leg has been twitching for almost a week now. And my hips feel a bit loose, too.

Resident helped put Canada in the space game

Many people reach for the stars. For a King City man, his handiwork has been to space and back. Right now, far above us, the fruits of Jim Middleton’s labours are operating aboard one of mankind’s greatest achievements – the International Space Station.

Parents raise concerns about student safety

Parents in Schomberg are worried about their kids walking to St. Patrick’s School. Changes to busing policies at the York District Separate School Board have meant students have to walk to the school, along Western and Main Streets.

Township approves wayfinding signage program for agri-business

In response to a recent dispute over signage, the Township is planning to develop a wayfinding signage program to promote agricultural businesses. But the owner of a local honey farm is not satisfied with the proposed solution.

Kettleby Fair bids adieu in King

King Township’s only community fall fair has come to an end. Organizers regretfully announced they’ve had to cancel the Kettleby Fair.

Local musician Cynthia Tauro emerging as key talent in Jazz community

Cynthia Tauro, a Schomberg resident and graduate from King City Secondary School, is quickly emerging as an inspiring local talent within the community. The young jazz pianist and vocalist is completing a degree in Jazz Performance at Carleton University in Ottawa after she was awarded an admission scholarship for her many musical talents.

Ukrainians horrified by downing of airliner

“This can’t be true,” says Yuliya, a young girl in Western Ukraine with her eyes glued to her iPhone as she reads the news. To her, as for many others in Ukraine, this has become ritual since the anti-terrorist operation began in Donetsk and Luhansk.

Cruise for the Cure a hit

The 4th annual Cruise for the Cure attracted thousands of car and music buffs to King Sunday for one of the largest fundraisers around.

Local 10-year-old rides for Parkinson’s cure

For the second year in a row, King’s Nat Bannister participated in the 370-kilometre “Pedaling for Parkinson’s” ride in Parry Sound. The purpose of the ...

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