April 2016 Archive

Use available tools to bolster business in King

Being an entrepreneur takes a lot of qualities – intestinal fortitude, passion, ideas, concepts, great products and services, and a willingness to take risks. Few business owners leap into their operation believing they will get rich, fast.

King trampolinist Burnett soars to third Olympic Games

For the third-straight Summer Olympic Games, hometown pride will be twofold on the trampoline for the Township of King. Nobleton’s Jason Burnett booked his ticket to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio last week, earning one of eight qualification spots available in men’s trampoline gymnastics at a test event in Rio. Burnett joins fellow trainee Rosie MacLennan, the gold medal winner in women’s trampoline in 2012 and a King City native, both of whom train out of Richmond Hill’s Skyrider’s Trampoline Place.

Schomberg cyclist raising thousands annually to conquer cancer

As an eight-year participant of the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, Jason Ortepi has seen some amazing sights. Ortepi recalls seeing one female participant some years that stands out from the crowd – she had only one leg and rode a specially-made tricycle.

King raises the bar in self-promotion

King Township has put its money where its mouth is. During the annual pep talk to local businesses – The Mayor’s Luncheon hosted by Nobleton Lakes, Mayor Steve Pellegrini launched a new promotional tool that has raised the bar.

King City businesses identify needs at forum

Marketing businesses in King City and revamping its core are on the minds of local business owners.

First-ever conviction of water theft in King

A Whitchurch-Stouffville company, Ontario Hydro Vac, pleaded guilty in a Newmarket courtroom last week to illegally taking water from a King Township hydrant late last ...

Witnesses sought in serious collision involving King seniors

Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a serious collision in the Town of Georgina. On Sunday, April ...

Boosting food processing will benefit farmers, says Wynne

As Ontario looks to expand the greenbelt, Farmers “are very much a part of the discussion,” says Premier Kathleen Wynne. Also part of the discussion? Making sure Ontario’s produce makes the market it deserves.

Schedule released for North Dufferin Baseball League

The boys of summer are back, and Nobleton’s senior squad will be hoping for more luck on the diamond this season.

Nobleton Taekwon-Do doubles medal count

Students from Nobleton Taekwon-Do (15 Old King Rd) participated in the annual Legacy TKD Charity tournament held in King City recently. The well run event ...

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