October 2017 Archive

New resident amazed by treatment in King

  On the day of my move to King City I got a parking ticket just steps away from my house while the movers were ...

Dr. Helena Jaczek Nominated to Run for Reelection in Markham-Stouffville

King Township will be saying goodbye one of its long-serving provincial politicians. Dr. Helena Jaczek was nominated by a crowd of supporters and community members to run for re-election as the Ontario Liberal candidate in the newly formed riding of Markham-Stouffville. The event also marked Dr. Jaczek’s 10-year anniversary serving as a MPP.

Public input needed as King plans recreation centre

  What do you want to see in a new recreation centre? That’s the question King Township is asking residents as it starts the process ...

Advocate and councillor Iafrate carries the Liberal banner in the next election

A Vaughan councillor is hoping to continue her advocacy work as this riding’s next MPP. Marilyn Iafrate, in her second term on council, the opportunity presented itself “to represent my residents as well as the great communities in King at Queen’s Park.”

Formenton returning to OHL’s Knights

Senators fans will have to wait another year to see one of their top young talents in the regular lineup. Eighteen-year-old Alex Formenton, of King City, has been returned to the OHL’s London Knights to finish his junior stint, confirmed via a tweet from the NHL’s Ottawa Senators official Twitter account.

King City’s Formenton makes NHL debut with Sens

When the Ottawa Senators were introduced for their warm-up before their match-up with the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night at Canadian Tire Centre, one lone skater took to the ice for a couple of laps. As is tradition in hockey circles, that player was Alex Formenton, skating in his first-ever regular season NHL game.

Making smiles for the past 20 years

Children battling sickness or terminal illness are among the strongest superheroes on the planet. As we all know, every superhero has to have a sidekick, or “hero support.” Smiles of Innocence Memorial Charity has been providing that support for two decades. The charity was founded by long-time King residents John and Anna Povegliano, following the death of their four-year-old son Daniel in 1996.

King OP review in its final stage

The review of King’s Official Plan is entering the final stages and should be wrapped up by next spring. Councillors received a staff report recently, updating them on the review process and remaining schedule.

Township spreads the message during Fire Prevention Week

Every second counts. This is a phrase that King Township Fire & Emergency personnel are all too familiar with. King Fire Chief Jim Wall provided councillors with some sound advice in anticipation of Fire Prevention Week.

Making room for maryjane!

It seems like it’s out with the old, in with the new. And yet, I’m not sure how we humble humans would explain the pending widespread legal sale of marijuana in this country of ours.

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