May 2018 Archive

Two arrested in series of break-ins

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit have arrested two people after a series of robberies in Richmond Hill and the Township of King. ...

Artist’s work speaks from the soul

A picture is worth much more than a thousand words. A painting reflects a depth of human emotion like nothing else. King artist Nicole Crimi lets her art speak for itself. And it does, loud and clear, with a kaleidoscope of colours that evoke thoughts and feelings. For the casual observer, it’s almost like witnessing creation itself.

Overdue extension to take four years?

I was very pleased to read in the May 10 edition of the Weekly Sentinel that the extension of the 427 to Major Mackenzie Drive ...

Canadian Premier League set to kick off in York Region

There is always room for more footy in the soccer hotbed of York Region. That was the thought process of the York Sports and Entertainment organization when they announced last week the formation of “York 9 FC,” the first of eight clubs that will kick off the inaugural Canadian Premier League season.

What are we doing to preserve our ‘faith?’

Living vicariously through my eldest daughter’s exploits, I pondered faith and culture recently. Lexie just returned from a week-long volunteer mission trip to Guatemala. She likes to be fully immersed in the culture of every country she visits.

Plans fitting together like a puzzle in development

With the submission of the first draft plans of subdivision, the large-scale development near King City is progressing well. King councillors received details of several subdivision plans as part of the King City North East Functional Servicing/Development Area Study (FSDAS), a comprehensive plan (template) to bring cohesiveness to a massive tract of land involving six property owners.

Seneca’s King campus receives sustainable emissions funding

Seneca College is set to be a leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Ontario. The King campus, along with Newmarket-Aurora MPP Chris Ballard, announced a $4.7-million government investment into geothermal retrofit funding for the campus’s Garriock Hall, the hub of the rural campus.

ASK lauds Sentinel coverage

Arts Society King (ASK) is fortunate to receive fantastic support and recognition from King’s local community newspaper, under Mark Pavilons’s leadership and editorial guidance. Over ...

Is artificial intelligence all it’s cracked up to be?

Intelligence is defined as a capacity for learning, reasoning, understanding, and similar forms of mental activity; an aptitude in grasping truths, relationships, facts, meanings, etc. It’s a manifestation of a high mental capacity.

Walker encourages teens who give back

The importance of volunteering hasn’t gone unnoticed. In fact, it’s celebrated. Marking the 10th Give Back Awards, this year’s winners donated almost 6,000 hours of community service in their four years of high school.

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