March 2017 Archive

Earth Day aims to preserve, conserve, renew

The year was 1969. I was in my second year of teaching in Canada when an American environmentalist named John McConnell proposed a global holiday to celebrate peace, justice and the integrity of creation. It was named, simply, Earth Day.

King pilot’s historic adventure marks Canada’s anniversary, supports charities

A King pilot has combined his love of flying and adventure, into a very special goodwill trek part-way around the world. Kingscross resident Steven Dengler and his father Bob have created the C150 GlobalOdyssey (C150GO). It will be the world’s first Canadian around-the-world helicopter flight, and the first-ever father-son global circumnavigation by aircraft.

York Simcoe Express minor Atom AAAs win gold

Some local hockey players captured gold recently. The minor atom AAA team secured the gold medal game after a great performance in the round robin ...

Minor bantam Knights the last hope for YSHL championship

And then there was one. With the elimination of the Minor Midget NobleKing Knights from the York-Simcoe postseason over the weekend, the minor bantams remain the last team standing from the organization.

Vianet well positioned to serve King residents

A commitment by government and strategic private partnerships are making progress in providing residents with high-speed Internet access. Vianet, with a facility in King, has made a major investment in the future.

Earth Hour activities in King Township

There are a couple of interesting ways to mark Earth Hour in King Township this weekend. Do your part this Earth Hour and switch off ...

Red Wings still alive in OMHA finals

A pair of Red Wings teams are still battling it out to determine the top teams in Ontario. The Minor Midget Wings are hoping to keep their hot hand going with just one loss so far in the OMHA playoffs, suffered at the hands of the Pelham Jr. Panthers last weekend in game one of the final at Trisan Centre.

York Region developing Agriculture and Agri-Food Strategy to enhance thriving agricultural economy

Agricultural interests in York and King are being brought to the forefront, thanks to work by York Region officials. The Regional Municipality of York, with the support of the York Region Agricultural Advisory Liaison Group, is developing an agriculture and agri-food strategy to provide direction for the long-term growth of the agricultural and food production sector in York Region.

Thanks for fundraiser support

I have to start by saying we have gained some amazing new supporters in the last two years since we are no longer affiliated with ...

How are you ‘living the dream?’

Pinch me, because I’m not “living the dream” and I’d very much like to wake up! We often toss around this sarcastic response about life, but I thought I’d delve deeper into why into this so-called “dream life” we’re living.

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