September 2019 Archive

Cougars knock off rival Hawks in preseason tourney

The Schomberg Cougars are showing glimpses of progress, before the Provincial Junior Hockey League season even begins. The Junior C club was one of 12 teams taking part in the Alliston Hornets’ annual preseason tournament at the New Tecumseth Rec Centre over the weekend, where fans and team executives alike get their first look at their rosters’ final product.

Priestly Demolition featured in History TV series ‘Salvage Kings’

A high-profile King company has risen to the status of “kings.” Priestly Demolition is front and centre, as the stars of the inaugural season of “Salvage Kings.” The original Canadian series features the work and stories of the demolition and salvage team at Priestly Demolition. This family-run company is in the business of tearing down buildings, but first, they give their salvage crew the chance to go inside and recover some valuable treasures left behind.

More balanced tree bylaw is needed

I’ve read the debate regarding the proposed tree bylaw and recently attended the proposal of the same to King council. A number of concerns stand ...

Annual Terry Fox Run is this Sunday in King City

King residents are helping to keep the hope alive by participating in the annual Terry Fox Run for cancer research. The King Township Terry Fox Run is on Sunday, Sept. 15 at Wellesley Park, King City (northwest corner of Keele Street and King Road). Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with an open start, any time between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. There is a 2-km, 5-km and 10-km route that is bicycle, stroller and wheelchair accessible, dogs are also welcome but on leash only.

Teenagers put parents’ wisdom to the test

Parents are there for the entire journey, from birth through adulthood, and we often don’t pause and reflect on each stage of this evolution. We don’t have time!

Skunk tests positive for rabies virus in King

The Regional Municipality of York has received confirmation a skunk has tested positive for the rabies virus in the Township of King. This is the ...

We all have to tighten our belts a bit

As a new school year arrives and things start to get back to “normal,” we’re bombarded with dollar signs and spending. Unlike companies or bureaucracies, our budgets are fixed. We tend to expect the unexpected, but we’re still not always prepared.

Junior C Cougars announce 2019-20 season schedule

Season number four of the Provincial Junior Hockey League is set to kick off, and with that, the long, storied history of the Schomberg Cougars continues. The league recently announced its schedule for the 2019-20 regular season, with all 64 teams across the eight divisions first taking to the ice in mid-September.

Olde Mill Art Gallery welcomes Tonkiel

Renowned artist Grazyna Tonkiel has joined the group at Schomberg’s Olde Mill Art Gallery. Grazyna Tonkiel is an accomplished opera singer, visual artist, and a ...

Municipal leaders share ideas to improve provincial requirements

Provincial and municipal leaders met to discuss simplying the process, at the recent annual conference of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario in Ottawa.

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