December 2018 Archive

No answer to THE question of existence

What are you doing here? My wife asked me that question the other day as we did the avoiding dance in the kitchen. “Who knows?” I answered. How right I am.

Cougars tame Terriers in home win

 Slowly but surely, the Schomberg Cougars are clawing their way back into the Provincial Junior Hockey League picture. The Junior C club picked up three ...

CCKT board ready to meet challenges of 2019

I’m writing this article as recent “past chair” of CCKT. It’s my personal sign-off to my direct engagement with this wonderful organization and members, having served 10 years on the board, eight as chair.

Townhouse development moves ahead

A proposed multi-unit townhouse complex in King City has moved one step closer to reality. King council gave their approval in principle, and amended the zoning bylaw to permit the planned 60-unit townhouse complex on Keele, just north of Station Road.

Impaired charges laid in August fatal in King

More than four months after a tragic accident in King, charges have been laid. York Regional Police investigators charged a 23-year-old Newmarket man with numerous impaired-related criminal charges stemming from a fatal four-vehicle collision in August, that claimed the life of a young girl.

King Rebellion minor atoms flawless in tournament

Many King families headed south to be part of something special at the annual 2018 Toronto Wolverines Fall Classic recently. The minor atom Rebels, one ...

Tried and true Ultra Grips proven to tackle whatever winter throws at us

Canadians may be used to winter, but we’re not always ready for what Mother Nature throws at us. It’s vital that motorists today are equipped with the best “safety equipment.” For drivers, that comes down to the few inches of engineered rubber that grips the road.

Team work exemplified at annual Portraits of Giving

While individuals were singled out as “giving” members of the community, it’s truly a team effort that makes things happen. King showcased its newest recipients at the 9th annual Portraits of Giving celebration.

Inaugural launches 2018-2022 King council

With all the pomp and ceremony fitting a regal event, officials christened King’s new building, and its new council Dec. 3. Local business owner Rory MacKinnon piped in the King Fire & Emergency Services Honour Guard, that led the procession into the council chambers.

York police find results disappointing

Over the past week, 25 impaired drivers were removed from York Region roads in another “disappointing week of enforcement efforts,” according to police. So far ...

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