April 2019 Archive

King native to play in Prospect Game

A King football star will make his TV debut when he hits the field in the Prospect Game, broadcast on TSN June 1, live from Ottawa. King City ...

Just what would you ask God Almighty?

Not all of us have faith or strongly believe in the Almighty. But for many, God is as real as the raindrops on the tulips that welcome us every spring. The legendary Bob Marley wrote that his hand was made strong by the hand of the Almighty. He also spent a lot of time “jammin in the name of the Lord.”

Santorelli is new Chamber president

The King Chamber of Commerce has a new president. Well known King business owner and community supporter Angelo Santorelli, of Trisan Construction, takes over the lead of the local business association.

King reviewing streetscaping projects

Spring is in the air, and King Township staff are looking at ways to spiffy up local towns and villages. At a public meeting recently, Chris Fasciano, director of parks, recreation and culture, delivered a presentation on various improvements and streetscaping work across King.

York lauds subway extension

The Regional Municipality of York, together with York Region Rapid Transit Corporation, are thrilled to see a commitment from the Ontario government today of $5.6 ...

King businessman receives prestigious award

A long-time King businessman is simply doing what he loves. And for his passion and longevity, Jose Melo, of Allstone Quarry Products, received the Business Excellence Award from the Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business & Professionals (FPCBP).

Technology being wasted on smart gizmos

While Bill Gates may disagree with Tom’s observation, we all know that technology has become our worst, double-edged sword. The massive info sharing through the Internet has its obvious advantages, namely oodles of information that transcends time and location. It’s instant and limitless. Virtually everything you need, and a lot that you don’t, at your fingertips.

King City Lions take bronze at OFSAA championship

The revived King City Secondary School hockey program just keeps on rolling. For the second year in a row, the Lions took home both the York Region title and an OFSAA medal, after earning a bronze medal finish at the provincial tournament in Kincardine recently.

Local delegate helps expand women’s rights abroad

Promoting access to education for women and girls received some international attention recently, at the largest United Nations gathering on gender equality ever held. Schomberg’s Lynn Bird was a delegate, represented the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) at the United Nations Commission on Status of Women held March 11-22 in New York City.

CDS qualifies three debaters for Worlds

For the 12th consecutive year, The Country Day School has qualified a debater for the World Championships, held this year from April 11-17 at Branksome ...

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