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Police seek witnesses in fatal collision

Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a fatal motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck in the Township of King.On Monday, May 29, at approximately 7:55 a.m., York Regional ...

Township reaches goals in corporate plan as 4-year strategy wraps up

The pandemic didn’t slow King Township down in making “significant progress” in year four of its Corporate Strategic Plan. Staff noted the plan, which spanned 2019-2022, set out priorities, objectives, key actions and performance measures to guide the Township’s decisions for the previous term of council.

Police release new information, suspect sketches in drive-by shooting

Investigators with York Regional Police have released new information, and sketches of two suspects, sought in connection with the drive-by shooting in Lloydtown that left a ...

Walk for Dog Guides a success

The annual Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides, hosted by the Nobleton Lions Club, was held May 28, a beautiful sunny day, to raise funds for the Lions Foundation of Canada to train service dogs for people with visual and other disabilities.
It was another successful fundraiser with almost $8,000 being donated. Reflecting a commitment to this worthy cause, Bev Berger, pictured above with her dog Lotus, raised almost $5,000 single-handedly. You may continue to make financial donations.
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The Nobleton Lions Club thanks everyone who participated and contributed financially.

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Board’s decision a ‘slap in the face’ to every Catholic student, says student trustee

A York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) decision this week to formally reject calls to raise the Progress Pride Flag at its Aurora headquarters is a “slap in the face to every student at the YCDSB,” says student trustee Jonah James. In a 6-4 vote, YCDSB trustees nixed a motion from James and fellow student trustee Anthea Peta-Dragos to raise the flag at the Catholic Education Centre (CEC) on Bloomington Road for the month of June.

Caledon will become an independent municipality by 2025

Caledon, Brampton, and Mississauga will no longer form the Region of Peel. At a press conference held on May 18, Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark announced Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government was tabling legislation to dissolve the Region of Peel. The move came just days after Ford said he was “always for an independent Mississauga” at a press conference held there.

Mayor addresses packed house at Chamber luncheon

A record attendance at the mayor’s annual business address last week revealed the strength of local business. Hosted by the King Chamber of Commerce, the luncheon featured the mayor’s “State of the Township Address,” noting all of the accomplishments and milestones in the past year. And there were many, attesting to the growth and vibrancy of the local economy.

Citizens generally pleased with King Township, survey shows

A survey of residents shows a high level of satisfaction with the municipality. The 2023 Citizen Survey was conducted in February and 95% of residents agreed the quality of life in King is good. This, staff noted, is 2% higher than the national municipal standard. Nine in 10 agree that King is a great place to raise a family and people feel safe.

Volunteers receive praise for their efforts at appreciation night

King’s volunteers were recognized for their selfless commitment to the community last week. King Township, council and the community gathered to pay tribute to these special people at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Night. This year, there were a record number of nominations, attesting to the tireless efforts of volunteers.

Resident’s accomplishment makes it into world record book

The amazing adventure by a local resident has earned world-wide recognition. Guinness World Records has certified that the 2017 C150 Global Odyssey was the first father and son circumnavigation of the world by any kind of aircraft. Because it is a “World First,” this record will stand forever.

Nobleton man urges public to sign petition

A Nobleton father who lost his wife and 10-year-old son aboard Ukrainian Flight PS752 is taking action. He is urging residents to sign a petition to encourage the Canadian government to open a criminal investigation into the intentional downing of the airliner.

King Township is officially ‘bird friendly’

Nature Canada is proud to announce that King Township has been certified as a “Bird Friendly City, the 19th city in the country to receive ...

Bill 23 impacts could cost the Township millions

King Township staff are rising to the challenges brought about by Bill 23. While a realignment of staffing and resources will mitigate major impacts of the Bill, one area can’t be streamlined. And that’s in the levels of Development Charges the Township can collect from developers. Staff estimate it could cost King as much as $4 million per year in lost revenue. “More collaboration is needed in order to achieve the result of more homes. We welcome an opportunity to speak with the Province,” said Mayor Steve Pellegrini.

OOOOnly Audi Repairs Laval single mom’s stolen car involved in audacious Vaughan Mills robbery

When you walk through the front door of the OOOOnly Audi Repair Shop in downtown Schomberg, a visitor is struck by the welcoming and hospitable presence of Zoltan Hegedus, who has operated his repair shop for all makes and models of cars since 1981. Comfortable leather seats are all taken by visiting residents, including Joe McDonald, whose friendly 140-pound Mastiff lumbers amid those gathered. The reception area feels like a community hub that gathers customers, neighbours, friends, and family.


Zhou and Zhang strike silver for CDS at OFSAA Mixed Doubles Badminton

The mixed doubles team of Rayna Zhou and Zhi Wei Zhang captured OFSAA silver medals at the provincial high school badminton championships played at Trinity College School in Port Hope. Zhou and Zhang inscribed their names last week into the historical records of Country Day School by winning the Cyclone’s first-ever OFSAA medal in badminton.

CDS Cyclone track team captures 8 gold medals at CISAA Championships in Toronto

CDS Cyclone Track and Field Coach Denise Steadman was pleased with her team’s results at the CISAA Championships at York University last week. Eight of her athletes captured gold medals at the meet in Toronto, but she was even more impressed with the level of individual achievement beyond the podium: “We had so many great performances. Our focus is to get personal bests at track meets and one of our athletes – Reese Falkenberg –  dropped an incredible 7 seconds off her personal best in the 400m hurdles.”

U18 Rebels win York-Simcoe championship

Another week and another championship for King Township Minor Hockey.It was an exciting night last Wednesday at the Nobleton arena. In front of a packed ...

Schomberg gets 3-point games from Kokelj and Miehm to sweep Huntsville from PJHL playoffs

The third-place Schomberg Cougars defeated Huntsville 5-0 on Tuesday evening and swept the seventh-place Otters from the PJHL playoffs four games to none. Cougars Coach Stan Kondrotas was happy with his team’s decisive Game Four performance: “This game was about closing the door when we needed to and getting the things done that good hockey teams do.” The clincher at the Trisan Centre was played in front of 246 fans and featured a pair of timely 3-point nights by Cougar veterans Cameron Kokelj and Luke Miehm. Coach Kondrotas assessed his top players’ performances: “Luke’s a hard player to play against. He can play any way he wants to play. Cam’s focus is on the W’s, not just points. They both knew they had to pick it up in this big game. At the end of the day, they’re the leaders of the team.”

U12AA King Rebellion captures York-Simcoe M.H.L. Championship with a pair of Final Four shutouts

King’s 12AA rep team continued its winning ways on the weekend. The Rebellion ran the table in a convincing manner at the York-Simcoe Minor Hockey League Final Four playoff tournament by shutting out both their opponents. A 7-0 win over Barrie in the semi-final on Saturday secured a berth in the YSMHL final. In the championship game on Sunday afternoon, the Rebellion used back-to-back goals in the second period and a stifling defence to earn a 2-0 win over Richmond Hill and hang a York-Simcoe championship banner at the Nobleton Arena.

U12AA King Rebellion runs roughshod over Richmond Hill and Stouffville in 5-0 and 4-0 playoff

When the U12 King Rebellion AA hockey team took to the ice for their playoff game at Ed Sackfield Arena in Richmond Hill on Wednesday, they did so amid the cacophony of bell-clanging hockey moms impelling their sons to victory. “The Rebellion Ringers” rang their red bells in raucous unison off the ice and King’s powerhouse squad took care of business on the ice as they defeated the Richmond Hill Stars 5-0 in opening round York-Simcoe playoff action.

KTMHA makes ‘major’ move to AA level for the 2023-24 season

March is a significant hockey month in Ontario as regional and provincial championship tournaments begin in earnest. Randy Shepherd is focused on his King Township teams’ present performance as the playoffs ramp up, but he also has his eyes firmly on the future. The president of the 500-player organization released his organization’s strategy last week to advance the King Township Minor Hockey Association and its member teams.

History made in the rings for King men’s team

It was back to business for the members of the King Curling this past week after the excitement of both the Provincial and International curling events came to a close. Unbelievable athleticism, thrilling performances, invigorating and inspirational moments embodied those that witnessed, and participated, in what was truly historic for King Curling.

Curling club rolls out red carpet for Scots

The Strathcona Cup is being ranked by Bob Belcher as one “one of the best events held at the King Curling Club ever.” He also concluded that “it’s right up there with the club’s inaugural opening ceremonies in its first year and the Wheelchair Provincials that we just hosted.” This was a very significant event where curlers are only allowed to participate once so it truly is a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to play in and represent your country. Approximately 1,500-1,800 Canadian curlers are participating against the 60 visiting Scottish curlers within the 3-tour group schedule.

Nobleton player crowned World Junior champ

As Dylan Guenther slotted home the game-winning goal in overtime against the Czech Republic last week, it wasn’t solely a victory for Team Canada but it was also a big victory for Nobleton and King Township.

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Hit the water with amazing inflatable kayak by NIXY

As the crystal clear waters beckon, make it point to make waves in style. Fun for two is guaranteed with the new inflatable kayak by U.S.-based NIXY. This gorgeous model has a slim line design, allowing you to cruise along quite nicely on the water. The tandem kayak is built for adventure.

MyGEKOgear’s ultimate dash cam provides full visibility

We should all feel safe and secure when we’re behind the wheel. Most in-car dash cams give you a great forward view. Few give you the features and visibility of the Scout Pro by MyGEKOgear. This marvel is a 2K HD, 3-channel dash cam, with wi-fi and GPS logging. It’s 24/7 surveillance with its OBD power cable and offers a mountain of memory – 256MB and an included 32GB microSD card.

Clean water, on the go, at your fingertips

Water is a necessity for all of us, especially when spending a lot of time outdoors. Clean drinking water isn’t always at you fingertips, when camping, hiking or just living off the grid. Well it is, with a couple of great products.

Moto Snap: a second set of eyes on the road

We often tell motorists to watch out for cyclists, advising them to “look twice.” Who wouldn’t want a second set of eyes to ensure safety on the road? Well, the Moto Snap motorcycle dash cam is a great tool for cyclists, motorcyclists and anyone who enjoys the freedom of the wide open road.

Craftsman helps you get your yard in shape with cordless chainsaws

Black & Decker’s iconic Craftsman brand aims to make your outdoor chores a lot more enjoyable this summer. The company has launched several new electric products to tackle your lawn and garden chores with ease and efficiency. New products range from battery-powered mowers to cordless lawn and garden tools, providing power and run time to meet yard care needs.

Subway® Canada pleases the palate with amazing new sandwiches

Canada’s comfort food – those gorgeous long sandwiches – just got better. Subway overhauled its menu and is now offer 15 new items. Heralded as “chef-crafted,” it’s easy to see why. These are bigger, better, tastier than anything out there.

Govee lights up your home, all year long

Lighting up your home and yard is sure to bring a smile to your face. When entertaining, or just relaxing under the stars this summer, add a little colour to your life, Adorn your home with a set of decorative permanent outdoor lights designed for any occasion. The lights, by Govee, can be installed on the eaves, fences, or corridors to create visually appealing home decor.

Hawaiian Lifeguard models are ‘hero’ tough

If you just can’t wait to hit the beach, a lineup of colourful watches may just do the trick. At least it will make the wait much more tolerable. Hawaiian Lifeguard Association watches, from Time Concepts, are a great selection of extremely solid and durable waterproof timepieces.

Allpowers unit is your best back-up plan

You can disconnect and get off the grid, but you don’t have sacrifice backup power. As we prepare for summer adventures, portable power stations are a must. These light-weight, easy-to-carry units give us power we need in a pinch, which can sometimes be a lifesaver. Allpowers S300 (288 Wh) is a perfect little unit to keep with you at all times. Even if you’re not venturing into the wilderness, you can always take comfort that you have this handy power station if needed.

Cuisinart’s EvolutionX™ compact blender is your go-to companion

Canadians are taking their health more seriously, and are whipping up some amazing concoctions in no time flat. Juicers and blenders – small, often portable devices – are answering the call. In fact, research indicates portable blenders are soaring to an all-time high among consumers. Fortunately, there’s a wide variety of units to choose from. And once again, venerable kitchen appliance leader Cuisinart, is among the top contenders.


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