November 2016 Archive

King Cavalry win Gold in the SCFHA Brock Jr. Badgers Tournament

The King Cavalry, Midget BB team won gold in the St. Catharine’s Brock Jr. Badgers tournament the weekend of November 4-6. They started the weekend ...

Tour for Humanity stops in Nobleton

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC) has created the Tour for Humanity (T4H), a mobile human rights education center to teach students, ...

Driver sustains serious injuries

Officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Highway Safety Division (HSD) Aurora Detachment are investigating a serious collision that occurred on Highway 400 northbound, north ...

A Main Street Christmas 2016

Schomberg will be transformed into a Yuletide paradise as the annual community celebration returns this Saturday, Dec. 3. A Main Street Christmas marks its 22nd year ...

Toys put a twinkle in everyone’s eyes!

Kids today don’t realize just how wonderful they have it. Today’s modern marvels of science and imagination appeal to all ages. Being a Baby Boomer, I now have a few bucks to explore some hobbies and collect things that simply didn’t exist 40 years ago.

Gray Jay new bird?

I see in the Globe that the gray jay is getting our nod to become our Canadian national bird.  Nice choice! Apparently Environment Minister Catherine ...

This time I will walk the walk on mission trip

Writers write. We tell stories. Sometimes we witness events first-hand. Often, we help others retell their tales of adventure, both tragic and happy. We get a story, or message across to others. In a way, we help readers live vicariously through others. If done well, that can be a really powerful thing.

KCSS Lions jump out to early lead in YRAA hockey

If there was any doubt that King City Secondary School should return to the ice a team in the YRAA, those doubts are being swiftly erased in the early hockey season.

Bathurst work offers improvements

York Region officially re-opened Bathurst Street in northern King, after improvements were made to this stretch of road. Officials, including York chair Wayne Emmerson and King Councillor Avia Eek, were on hand for a brief ceremony last week.

Water rates to rise over 11% in 2017

Water may very well be the “new gold,” but rising residential water rates aren’t an easy pill to swallow. Councillors approved staff recommendations, calling for continual, steady increases to water and sewer rates, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

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