June 2016 Archive

Soccer championships highlight Villanova spring season

The CISAA (Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association) season has come to a close, and with it comes some hardware for student athletes at Villanova College in King City.

TV star opens dance studio in Schomberg

Samantha Grecchi’s life so far has been “epic.” With a sky’s the limit attitude, Grecchi has decided to put down stronger roots in her home town, and become a business woman.

King secures conviction in large illegal dumping case

A Sharon man pleaded guilty in a Newmarket court to illegally dumping more than 40 fire extinguishers in a King Township ditch back in March. ...

New recreational facilities coming to King

Residents will enjoy a new, modern recreational facility in King, thanks to an agreement between Seneca College and King Township.

Celebrate Canada Day in Kettleby

King’s only public display of Canada Day fireworks will light up the sky at Tyrwhitt Park in the charming hamlet of Kettleby.  Starting at 6 ...

KCSS music program gifted with unique instrument

King City Secondary School band will have a new addition to their wind ensemble next school year. A graduate of the school in the 1970s presented a unique donation to the class at the band’s annual end-of-year performance, a didgeridoo he acquired while on a trip with the school as a chaperone in the 1980s.

Five figures raised for camp charity through golf tournament

A sell-out crowd of 72 golfers hit the links at Kettle Creek Golf Club for the Charity Golf Challenge, raising the most money yet in its three year history to send kids with disabilities to camp.

Tessier shines in academics, sports and community work

A flood of memories, overwhelmingly good and inspirational, consumes the mind of Arielle Tessier these days. Still, there is something that stirs her emotions. Tessier knows the inevitable is not far off.

In King it’s all hands on deck!

We often hear living in King Township is a lifestyle choice. It’s an option that really offers the best of all worlds. Mayor Steve Pellegrini, one of our biggest cheerleaders, often tells new residents to be engaged, get involved, shop locally and volunteer. He’s adamant that being a contributing member of our community enriches everyone.

Buddy Bench unveiled at St. Mary school

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” No one need feel excluded or alone. With these sentiments, a small yet powerful gesture at a local elementary school can send ripples throughout the community.

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