April 2019 Archive

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 ...

Drive-through proposal supported with adjustments; public totally opposed

Despite vocal public opposition, and even some dissent from councillors, King council voted 4-3 to allow changes to a King City parcel that will permit a Starbucks with a drive-through component. After hearing from a crowd of opponents, Mayor Steve Pellegrini asked for some changes to staff recommendations regarding the physical layout of the plan, before supporting it.

Council moves ahead with traffic measures following study

Armed with the results of a township-wide traffic study, King councillors set to work on addressing the issues. As soon as consultants R.J. Burnside & Associates presented their findings, councillors immediately passed recommendations that will have wide-reaching implications to improve road safety.

King minor midget Rebels fight through to championship

After finishing the regular season in third place, the King minor midget team continued to work on improving throughout the playoff rounds.

King receives $725K from Province

King has received a much-appreciated injection of funding, thanks to a commitment from the Province. King-Vaughan MPP Stephen Lecce, and Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, visited the King Township offices Monday afternoon, to make the announcement.

Township investigating suspicious food being left in and around park

King Township, in conjunction with York Regional Police, is investigating a series of suspicious events in and around Memorial Park in King City. Late last ...

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