June 2018 Archive

Father Hancko’s departure is ‘bitter-sweet’

A respected and loved member of the community is leaving one family behind, but moving in with a new one. Father Paul Hancko, who served as priest at St. Mary’s in Nobleton and St. Patrick’s in Schomberg, is moving to the Immaculate Conception Parish, Sutton West & Our Lady of the Lake Mission, Keswick.

Free from taxes, but not repair bills!

Canadians celebrated Tax Freedom Day recently, a point during the year when we are finally working for ourselves and have covered our taxes. Tax Freedom Day measures the total yearly tax burden imposed on Canadian families by federal, provincial and municipal governments.

King fine tunes its bylaw regulating marijuana operations

As King Township readies its new bylaw governing marijuana operations, councillors are worried the municipality won’t have much say in the matter. Residents are also concerned that odors from the operations will have negative impacts on the community.

Schomberg Horticultural Society’s Garden Tour is June 24

The Schomberg Horticultural Society’s annual Garden Tour takes place June 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This self-guided driving tour features nine very diverse ...

Residents are all so intricately connected

No man is an island, wrote John Donne in the 1600s. He was referring to the fact we are all connected as friends and members of the same community. In order to strive and thrive, we must be part of something bigger than ourselves.

King native finds his niche in the film industry

A King City native enjoyed working with some of Hollywood’s finest, but his career journey was far from typical. Jeff Poulis, a graduate of King City Secondary School, has a very shiny memento to show for his hard work. Poulis and his team won an Academy Award for Production Design and Set Production for The Shape of Water, directed by Guillermo del Toro. It drew international praise as one of Del Toro’s most stunningly successful works.

CVC provides the creative and digital tools to get your message across

Humankind has always had a need to communicate and express ourselves. While the tools and methods over delivering a message have changed over the millennia, one thing has remained constant – effective communication is key.

King representatives ready to work with new MPPs

With the election over, King representatives are gearing up to work with our newly elected MPPs – Stephen Lecce and Caroline Mulroney. Mayor Steve Pellegrini said he’s “excited” and “optimistic” that King’s voice will be heard at Queen’s Park. “The future looks bright.”

‘Relief is on the way,’ Lecce vows

“Relief is on the way!” That was the promise made by King-Vaughan’s new MPP Stephen Lecce. Lecce easily won the riding with a 17,124-vote margin over second-place Liberal Marilyn Iafrate, in the Conservative sweep last week.

Lecce, Mulroney are King’s new MPPs

Stephen Lecce and Caroline Mulroney will represent King residents at Queen’s Park, in the new Conservative government. Both won handily over their opponents in Thursday night’s election, that saw the PCs gain a clear majority. Lecce and Mulroney were part of a Conservative sweep that turned York Region blue.

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