December 2014 Archive

Mounting debt a burden for us all

Mark Pavilons As we engage in our annual exercise in overspending and over-extending ourselves, at one point we take stock, usually when the rye runs ...

King tables 5% tax hike in draft budget

King Township’s first council and committee of the whole meeting of the new term was held Monday and councillors didn’t waste any time getting down to business.

York chair Wayne Emmerson a bonus for King

Former Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Mayor Wayne Emmerson elected York Region Chairman and CEO and that will bring some benefits to King Township. Emmerson was elected York Region Chairman and CEO at the Dec. 11 inaugural meeting of York Regional Council, for the 2014 to 2018 term of office.

Hornets’ high-powered offence proves too much for Cougars

The Junior C Schomberg Cougars found out the hard way last week how difficult it is to take on a team averaging over six goals a game in a season.

NobleKing minor peewee A Knights pay it forward at Peel Youth Village

The NobleKing minor peewee A hockey team prepared and served dinner to the residents of Peel Youth Village on Thursday, Dec. 4. Peel Youth Village ...

Documentary will reveal ‘The Other Side of the Hero’

It’s all about revealing the true face of humanity and all of its frailties. Heroes are all around us. Remove their stiff outer shell and perhaps you can catch a glimpse of “the other side.”

Chamber gets in the spirit of giving

The generosity of King’s business community was front and centre last week, during the King Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas Lunch.

Crowe begins new term as chair of York Catholic School Board

King’s Elizabeth Crowe will continue to lead the York Catholic District School Board.

King submits tab for last year’s ice storm relief

While critics blast Queen’s Park for delayed ice storm funding to municipalities, King’s updated tab will meet the provincial deadline.

Cougars offence on fire in back-to-back wins

The Junior C Schomberg Cougars’ roller coaster of a season continues, this week with an uphill climb after a pair of wins has them clawing back up the GMOHL standings.

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