King City: Environment Art Work Revealed

By |2018-10-07T22:48:54+00:00October 7th, 2018|Environment|

Internationally Renowned Artist’s Work - Monumental in Size – Lies Hidden since 1971 Originally Published in the King Weekly August 2003  View the Trailer for the New Documentary Movie "A Shift in the Landscape, By Simone Estrin  In the winter of 1973, a pair of 10-year-old boys, one of them a descendant of James [...]

A Shift In The Landscape

By |2018-08-28T20:50:47+00:00August 28th, 2018|Community, Environment|

The background photo you see is an area of King City that remains untouched by development. It is protected by Oak Ridges Moraine legislation, and it is literally minutes walk from the centre of the village. In that field is a work of art created by world renowned sculptor, Richard Serra, who is regarded [...]

A Promise I Can Keep

By |2018-08-29T07:15:32+00:00August 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The late Vince Cancelli was chosen as King's 2018 Citizen of the Year Read about about all of our 2018 Volunteer Award Winners here.  I believe:  That particularly in our time, where time seems even more precious, that volunteerism is proof of commitment to ones community.  I believe: That those who volunteer their time are [...]

Look How Far We’ve Come!

By |2018-08-28T18:34:45+00:00August 20th, 2018|Community, King City Lions|

Our KC Lions are the spark that has always driven recreation in King City.  Check out these Recreational Enhancements: Construction of the King City Skate Park and Ball Hockey Court (a Lion’s Idea) King City Craft Beer and Food Truck Festival (Lions Were There from Day One in 2011) Revitalization of Memorial Park’s Ball [...]

King Township the best place to live in York Region: MoneySense

By |2018-08-10T23:37:17+00:00August 1st, 2018|Community, Featured|

MoneySense Magazine has listed King Township as the best place to live in York Region!  Read the article here at YorkRegion.com Dorio's Italian Bakery is the featured photo.  Nice!

It is My Honour and Privilege to Serve King

By |2018-08-27T19:21:31+00:00May 4th, 2018|Election, Featured|

To all the residents and ratepayers of Ward 1, it has been my privilege to serve as your Ward councillor since 2006,  and my honour to have been acclaimed twice in the 2010 and 2014 elections. Once again I am asking for your support to serve our community for another term, to enable me to [...]

Magna International in King City

By |2018-08-11T15:09:57+00:00May 15th, 2015|Development, Featured|

  Back in 2000, after extensive public consultation, the King City Community Plan was approved.  As part of that plan, a 105 acre parcel of land at the south east corner of King Road and Jane Street was designated as a Prestige Employment Area.  The vision was for a head office of an insurance company, [...]

Reelin’ in the Years

By |2018-08-11T15:10:12+00:00September 6th, 2014|Development, Featured|

(Thanks to Barry Wallace and his blog "Camera on King", for some of the photos and King City history referenced here.  If you have not had a chance to visit Barry's website, you really should.  I find his look back on King and his photos, both new and archival to be inspiring - Barry you inspire [...]

Craft Beer Festival a Big Hit!

By |2018-08-26T22:41:03+00:00June 17th, 2014|Community, Featured|

https://youtu.be/0x9Yifuohlw After attending the  "King City Craft Beer & Food Truck Festival" this past Father's Day weekend, I have to admit, I'm feeling pretty good about myself.  Four years ago I wrote an article on this blog (here) about the yet to be constructed skate park and how once built it could be a catalyst for an annual [...]