It was a cold, wet Thursday afternoon, but supporters came out in droves last week to welcome the historic Pan Am flame to King City at King City Public School.
Peggy Belcher carried the Pan Am flame to the community celebration at King City Public School on Thursday. Despite the weather, the crowds were excited to be part of this historic event. Photo by Jake Courtepatte
King residents made their way to the little hamlet of Kettleby to mark Canada Day.
Nobleton’s councillor is urging the public to review and comment on the proposed provincial GTA West Corridor.
A local filmmaker has embarked on an ambitious project and he’s hoping King will embrace it. Shayne Maglay officially launched his film project at the recent Schomberg Fair, and he wants to let the public know about his film so they can get behind it.
Tim Schmidt is one of a kind. And he likes to leave his impression on everything he touches. Call it Tim’s distinctive style.
Schomberg’s Hickstead Park, named after Canada’s most successful show jumping horse, held its grand opening on Saturday to a large crowd of families and supporters.
Time stood still and radio listeners were lulled by a local songstress, during the recent Diva in the Rough Radio Hour. “Wireless without a net,” a 1940s-style CD launch event, drew visitors to the Kettleby, Pottageville Lions Hall. King’s Catherine Hughes belted out several classics of that time period. Accompanied by Don Guinn, who tickled the ivories, Hughes provided two flawless sets, sprinkled with stories, anecdotes and jokes that only the Diva could deliver.
The neighbourhood church has been a focal point of our communities for generations. They were the gathering place, social venue and distribution centre for all major community events and activities.
Members of BamBoo have undergone some self-realization. And this personal epiphany of sorts has led to the indie band’s newest album, one that could pave the way for future success.
King Township has spent a great deal of time and effort creating well crafted master plans and strategies. It’s all in an attempt to help plan for the future and make King attractive to prestige employment.
King Township is serious about its long-term sustainability. The term could almost be synonymous for this idyllic place at the edge of the largest urban centre in the country.
It was 1, 2, 3 strikes you’re out as both all-star and amateur teams gathered on Father’s Day weekend to hit it out of the park ...
Athletics Canada has named Arielle Tessier, a high school student at King City’s Villanova College, to represent Canada at the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia scheduled to begin July 15. The youth sprint sensation will compete for Canada in the 100-metre sprint event.
A King volunteer was one of five deserving recipients recognized for outstanding contributions to minor hockey in Ontario.
The Roots Wake Series made their first stop of the season at Spray Lake in King over the weekend, hosting the best wakeboarders and wakeskaters Ontario has to offer.
A crowd of 70 golfers took to the links at Kettle Creek Golf Club for the second annual Charity Golf Challenge, in support of Friends of We Care.
Yann Candele of Caledon, Tiffany Foster of North Vancouver, BC, and Eric Lamaze of Schomberg, have been named to the Canadian Show Jumping Team for the 2015 Pan American Games to be held from July 10 to 26 in Toronto.
As thousands of athletes prepare to tackle just under 50 different disciplines at the Pan Am Games in Toronto this summer, the Canadian trampoline team is thriving with local talent.
For King City Secondary School slotback Cody Knights, football is about more than just what happens on the field. He has chosen to suit up for the University of Windsor Lancers in September, not only for the up-and-coming football program, but for the personable people that represent it.
With a ceremonial pitch from King Councillor David Boyd, the inaugural season of Queens of King softball has opened.
Regarding the letter by Councillor Cleve Mortelliti in the April 6 issue of the King Weekly Sentinel. We commend him for his strong stance to ...
Another severance application, in one of King City’s mature subdivisions, went before committee of adjustment, and based on the report prepared by staff, it would ...
I am writing in response to the letter, “Speed humps a nuisance.” I am a resident of Kettleby and have been a reluctant if vocal ...
Development threats to rural King are everywhere but hardly more critically at the moment than in the area of the East Humber River valley lands ...
We recently had a community meeting about the new community park that is to be constructed east of Nobleton School in one of the new ...
As King Township Food Bank enters its 10th year of helping others make ends meet, we celebrate the significant community support that allows us continued ...
In 2002 we considered ourselves among the most fortunate to have found a comfortable home on five acres in beautiful, rural King Township. What ...
Between the West Nile virus, Chikungunya, dengue fever, plague, and Lyme disease, I began to wonder if Mother Nature was trying to kill me.
Mark Pavilons Could you live without your cell phone? According to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, there will be an estimated 6.1 billion ...
Do you pay attention to the sounds of spring? To the songs of the birds or the choruses of the frogs? For me, the sound of rushing creek water propelled by melting snow is the first cue that prompts nature to wake up after its winter sleep.
June 10 was “Tax Freedom Day,” when Canadians start working for themselves and not government.
And then there were three – the third part of the “nutshell” trilogy was published in the Sentinel June 11. Perhaps these articles were intended to provide Sentinel readers with complicated lessons in science and the scientific method.
I love those mind games where you toss out outrageous answers to questions like “what would you do if ...”
The debate over “so-called global warming” is indeed frustrating. In addition, the education of the public can be hugely jeopardized by ambiguity to the point of disinterest.
Mark Pavilons “Instead of going out to dinner, buy good food. Cooking at home shows such affection. In a bad economy, it’s more important to ...
The newest generation of movers and shakers – our children – have an ever-changing career landscape before them.
Ages ago, one anonymous wordsmith stated: “If there is no meaning to words, there can be no truth among men.”