June 2019 Archive

Humans are meant to ‘break’ a little from time to time

“You look somewhat like a mouse,” George Little said. “That’s because I am a mouse,” responded Stuart in the classic film. “You look somewhat broken,” said a concerned stranger. “How astute of you, I am somewhat broken,” was my response.

Guide Light becoming an essential safety device

Tony Nowzari wants to make a difference. He wants to get to the point where his product helps everyone. He’s on the right track and Nowzari’s Guide Light continues to answer the call. He merely wants to extend the reach of this proven device.

‘What an unbelievable year,’ Pietrangelo hoists Stanley Cup

January 1, 2019: The St. Louis Blues sit dead last in the National Hockey league standings. June 12, 2019: The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions. Chief among the victors is Alex Pietrangelo, the pride of King City, and the first to raise the Cup after the go-ahead from Commissioner Gary Bettman.

Sustainable mobility: theme of 2019 Movin’ On Summit

Sustainable Mobility is also known as Ecomobility. In a nutshell, it is the policy and application of moving people, goods, and services in a low-pollution, environmentally responsible, technologically efficient, safe and community friendly way.

King native helps pay it forward with business

A King native understands the importance of a great work ethic. Taylor Monti enjoys working outdoors and loves his jobs. He also hires students to help with their tuition as a means of paying it forward.

Township readies its new tree bylaw

Years in the making, a new tree bylaw is nearing its final stages. King councillors heard a staff presentation that provides details of the new, permissive bylaw that relegates trees on private property in King’s villages of Schomberg, Nobleton and King City.

King reduces speed on Mill Road

In response to residents’ concerns, King council has decided to reduce the speed on Mill Road just east of Nobleton.

Riding loses longest-serving female MPP Julia Munro

Julia Munro, former MPP for York-Simcoe, passed away earlier this week at age 77. She was the longest-serving female MPP in history, being first elected in 1995. The MPPs serving King-Vaughan expressed their sadness on the passing of Ontario’s longest serving representative.

How do we calculate our own impact?

Once we reach middle age, we tend to become a bit more pensive and perhaps reflective. While it’s true that average human lifespans are increasing, given the advancements in medicine, we still ponder and prepare for the inevitable. I have interviewed many high achievers and those with a long list of accomplishments to be proud of. I sometimes ask them how they would like to be remembered or what they want their legacy to be.

Nobleton’s Bertola medals in national gymnastics

A whirlwind start to the 2019 schedule has seen one of King’s most agile athletes reaching multiple podiums. Long-time gymnast Pietro Bertola came home late last month from Carleton University in Ottawa with a silver medal in both pommel horse and rings at the Canadian Championships in Artistic Gymnastics, posting scores of 11.650 and 12.700 respectively.

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