February 2015 Archive

Resident suggests park name

We recently had a community meeting about the new community park that is to be constructed east of Nobleton School in one of the new ...

A big thank-you from the Nobleton Christmas Drive

I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to the many people and organizations who contributed to The Nobleton Christmas Drive this ...

Residents engaged in issues at Nobleton session

The public is not shy about coming out and airing their concerns. More than two dozen citizens came out swinging at the first Meet the Mayor and Ward Councillors’ night of the new term, held last Tuesday night in Nobleton.

Budweth brothers are King Fire’s dynamic duo

Blood is thicker than water. Just ask Dave and Alf Budweth, volunteer captains with King Fire and Emergency Services. The Budweths have been serving their close-knit community as local entrepreneurs and “community firemen” for decades.

Faithful boost Gladstone’s campaign

More than 75 people braved the winter weather Jan. 29 to meet and cheer on Gary Gladstone’s campaign to become the first federal Liberal candidate ...

Cougars take a stranglehold in first-round series with Huntsville

The Junior C Schomberg Cougars are one win away from their second trip to the Georgian Mid-Ontario Hockey League semi-finals in two years.

Seneca College set to open international Bocce competition

The hosting organizations of the 2015 International Special Olympics Bocce Tournament announced on Friday that York Region will host the tournament at Seneca’s King Campus this spring.

Support needed to make Nobleton the next Kraft Hockeyville

Nobleton could be the next Kraft Hockeyville. The Township submitted an application to the Kraft Hockeyville program on Feb. 6 to make improvements to the Dr. William Laceby Nobleton Community Centre and Arena, reported Ward 2 Councillor David Boyd at the council meeting Monday.

Nobleton park will be ready by 2016

Nobleton will be home to King’s newest, innovative recreational space. The public flocked to the final meeting last week, offering their input into the new Metrus Community Park Block. The large, 21-acre (8.5 hectare) park will be host a wide variety of unique features, literally offering something for everyone.

Islamism and democracy seen as a ‘war of the gods’

“I'd rather die standing, than live on my knees.” That 2012 statement by Stéphane Charbonnier, editor of the satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo, was a compelling battle cry, and the tragic murder of him, his staffers, and two policemen in Paris on Jan. 7 guaranteed its place in the modern democratic liturgy. He was willing to die a martyr for the sacred principle of “free speech,” and he did.

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