February 2016 Archive

Nobleton speed skater to compete at national games

Nobleton speed skater, Arik Kimber, won a gold medal at the Ontario Speed Skating Central Regional meet, held in Newmarket Feb. 20. Arik is a ...

We can thrive alongside wild animals

King Township put on a workshop called “Living with Coyotes” with presenters from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), Toronto Wildlife Centre (TWC) and Coyote Watch Canada (CWC).

Singing the praises of King City

King is promoting itself as a tourist destination and we’re just getting used to singing our praises. Fortunately, others are doing the same, but for different reasons. Toronto’s Majid Jordan released their first full-length, self-titled record. And there’s one with a very family title – “King City.”

Villanova basketball leads the pack into playoffs

For the second year in a row, the Villanova Knights have put together one of the most dominant teams in CISAA (Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association) men’s basketball.

Juvy Red Wings complete comeback in overtime thriller

What better way for the Juvenile Schomberg Red Wings to complete their series comeback than with a clinching comeback win in overtime.

King native makes his mark in the entertainment industry

Our entire history is built on telling stories. A King native makes his living at telling tales and has received some recognition from his peers.

Lucky to be alive

Two years ago on Boxing Day, as I stopped for a right turn at Keele and Davis, I watched a wheel come flying off a ...

Police seek suspect in King City bank robbery

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect following a bank robbery in King City last week. ...

Province pushes for elected chair in York

Despite voting to maintain the status quo in York, the province seems intent on making the chair an elected position. York regional councillors last Thursday voted 14-5 against a motion that calls for an elected chair. Since York Region was established in 1971, the regional chair has been elected by members of regional council. In 2012, a similar motion was defeated by council in favour of retaining the status quo.

Snowboarding teams win CISAA gold, silver

The CDS boys’ snowboarding team won CISAA gold and the girls’ team won CISAA silver last week at Alpine Ski Club. As a result, both senior boys’ and girls’ teams qualified for OFSAA on March 3 with the boys taking the 2nd place spot and the girls earning the top spot.

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