October 2017 Archive

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.

King City native looks towards NHL future with Sharks

Mario Ferraro is hoping his deadly mixture of speed and physical play will one day land him on the ice with the NHL’s San Jose Sharks. The 5’11,” 180-pound King City native was selected by the Sharks in June’s NHL Entry Draft, the 49th-overall pick in the second round and San Jose’s second pick overall.

‘The Road to Marylake’ paints a picture of King’s past

The evolution of an iconic King Township property comes to life in historic fashion. “The Road to Marylake,” by author Kelly Mathews, provides the only comprehensive story about the creation and continued use of the former country estate of one of Canada’s richest men. The history of Marylake and Sir Henry Pellatt is as much a story about Canadian heritage as it is about King Township and one of our founding fathers.

Local businesses in the limelight at Chamber awards night

Small business is often the backbone of a thriving local economy. The efforts of King’s entrepreneurs – both established businesses and new ones alike – were congratulated at the annual Excellence in Business Awards Dinner. The 9th annual event, sponsored by the King Chamber of Commerce, brought together some of King’s most successful business people, to share in the limelight.

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