March 2016 Archive

Novice Red Wings cruise past Clippers in York-Simcoe final

The novice Schomberg Red Wings endured only one loss on their way to a York-Simcoe Hockey League divisional title over the weekend.

Juvenile Red Wings swept out of OMHA championship

A repeat of a provincial championship just wasn’t in the cards for the juvenile Schomberg Red Wings.

Real Cold War spy story set to unfold in Schomberg

An artifact and tale from the Cold War have roots right here in King Township. This weekend, the public will, for the very first time, get to see an infamous piece of history, and meet the storytellers themselves at a book launch.

Resident wins big in ShopKing campaign

A King Township resident has 500 reasons to celebrate. Bonnie Rapus, of Lloydtown, won the $500 grocery gift certificate, as the winner of the ShopKing survey contest. She was randomly chosen from the more than 600 people who completed the survey.

Council asks staff to expedite Zoning Bylaw and Official Plan reviews

The Township’s Zoning Bylaw and Official Plan review process is under way, but some members of council and local landowners want to see the project completed sooner than scheduled.

Muzzo sentenced to 10 years

Marco Muzzo has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after the drunk driver killed three children and their grandfather in a horrific crash in Vaughan.

Peewee Knights come up short in OMHA finals

A pair of converted penalty shots was not enough to keep the peewee A NobleKing Knights alive in the OMHA final series with the Grimsby Kings.

MacLennan clinches spot in Rio, Burnett still searching

Months after securing a spot for Canada on the trampoline at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, reigning women’s Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan has assured that she will be taking the spot.

Do individual rights trump those of society?

The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one. Top-down dictatorships, socialist nations and communist ideology put the “state” ahead of the individual. We here in the free west have grown accustomed to our liberal rights, and shun those other systems.

Concern over 413 re-awakening

It is regrettable that King council voted to urge the provincial government to continue the Environmental Assessment process concerning the proposed GTA West highway corridor.  ...

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