October 2014 Archive

Tough week’s schedule proves too much for Cougars

After falling to Penetang at their home rink a week earlier, the Cougars hosted the Kings at the Trisan Centre last Thursday in a back-to-back with the league’s top team.

A tribute to Margaret Britnell

It was with great sadness that I heard that Margaret Britnell had passed away on Sunday, Oct. 12. Beautiful green King Township has lost its ...

Fire station marks its 60th anniversary

King Township has a long history of serving and protecting its residents. The local firefighters are a dedicated bunch of local heroes. They’re inviting the public to help them celebrate the 60th anniversary of the King City Fire Station.

ASK car rally draws large crowd

Almost a hundred people “ASKed For a Ride” and joined in the fun of the Adventure Car Rally through King Oct. 19.

Happy trails ahead for the King’s Happy Valley Forest

Ed Millar and Brian Millage of the Oak Ridges Trail Association hold the ribbon while Barb Davies, York Region Environmental Services, Todd Farrell, NCC, Nancy ...

Community pillar Budweth passes away

A community cornerstone has passed away. Alfred Hermann Budweth passed away Oct. 24, surrounded by his family. He was 85. The tireless farmer was a pillar ...

Boyd is new face on council

There will be one new faced added to King council’s “A Team.” David Boyd, with a resounding victory Monday night, will be the new councillor for Ward 2 (Nobleton and Laskay). Boyd took the seat with 942 votes, good for 54.11% of the vote. Boyd more votes than the other three candidates combined. Incumbent Peter Grandilli earned 317 votes (18.21%), followed by Jim Streb (275) and Joe Buscema (207).

Community support abounds at Sip & Savour fundraiser

It’s quite something when the Big Apple comes knocking. King residents were treated to the New York style Sip & Savour fundraiser Thursday evening, in aid of the King Township Food Bank.

Dog Tales gives animals a new lease on life

Helping those who can’t help themselves takes some very special qualities. And those very characteristics are evident in every nook and cranny of a new King Township facility dedicated to rescuing dogs and horses.

Cougars drop back-to-back games for first time since September

The Junior C Schomberg Cougars have experienced a number of ups-and-downs this season while moving around the standings.

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