March 2016 Archive

Mathews plans record-breaking Moraine trek

Completing a marathon is a lofty goal, and one that’s on many people’s bucket list. But a marathon a day, for an entire week? That’s the challenge Kelly Mathews has created for herself. She’s put together the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail 300km hike (ORMT300), to raise money for both the Oak Ridges Trail Association and Seneca College’s King Campus expansion.

KCSS robotics team wins award at competition

Students from King City Secondary School’s (KCSS) Robotics Team 6046 competed in their first event at the FIRST Robotics Canada (FRC) Competition, held at the ...

Intersection didn’t meet warrants

An new intersection in Nobleton isn’t warranted, but local officials are still pushing for it. Councillor David Boyd recently informed council that York Region conducted a study for lights at King Road and Greenside Drive, but the numbers failed to generate a need.

New parking fine option aims to keep people out of court

King Township is offering a new option when it comes to parking tickets, one designed to keep people out of court, reduce costs and improve ...

Saving all the milestones of mankind

Human beings are interesting creatures. Our own brains are like mini super-computers, holding a vast amount of information that we’ve gathered over our lifetimes. A big part of who we are, and where we came from, are our memories.

CDS Cyclones find provincial success on the slopes

The Country Day School snowboard team made a name for themselves this year in the OFSAA competition at Beaver Valley Ski Club.

Red Wings, Knights in tough positions in OMHA finals

Luca Germinario carries the puck up the ice at Trisan Centre in Schomberg. The Juvenile Red Wings opened up their OMHA best-of-seven final series with ...

Schomberg United sold, congregation thrives

We take each new step with a certain amount of trepidation and cautious optimism. There is strength in numbers and there’s certainly strength in faith within the congregation of Schomberg United Church.

Robots take centre stage for York Region elementary students

The school gymnasium of 2016 is no longer only for dodge ball. Last Wednesday, Nobleton Public School was filled with roughly 350 students from 26 elementary across York Region for the 12th annual Robotics Tournament, featuring Lego Mindstorm robots. Students worked together to complete motor challenges using their creations.

York fine tunes transportation plan

The road network in and around King Township will have a distinctly different look in the next 25 years.

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