April 2017 Archive

Ceremonial mounted unit debuts at change of command ceremony

It all came from an idea floated at a meeting of the working group for the South Simcoe Police’s 20th anniversary celebration. It was suggested that a mounted unit would be a nice addition, in a ceremonial capacity, of course.

Hornets wrap up successful season

They ended the season with a North Conference championship title to add to their impressive team accomplishes over the past several years and now the Alliston Hornets will start building for the 2017/18 season.

Riding the Easter Express, railway prepares for season

Full loads of train and Easter enthusiasts fans were “all aboard” for a scenic journey through the Beeton Creek Valley on the South Simcoe Railway’s ...

Lions Clubs celebrate Centennial Anniversary

The Town of New Tecumseth declared April 10 as Lions Clubs Centennial Celebration Day. As such, a flag-raising ceremony was held at the Town Hall ...

New Tecumseth to enter water management talks with province

New Tecumseth councillors voted to have the town participate in provincial discussions regarding the possibility of entering into a Simcoe County-run water and waste water agreement. The vote occurred during an April 10 council session after a long discussion period between the councillors.

Hornets lose game five – semi-final series is over

The Alliston Junior C Hornets are done for the season after taking a 6-2 loss in game five of their best of seven semi-final series with the Port Hope Panthers. The Hornets had a stellar season going 35-5-1 in the regular season and finishing in second place in the Carrutheres Division of the North Conference.

JAK Fund Washer Toss a lot of fun in Tottenham

The inaugural JAK Fund Washer Toss Tournament was held on Saturday March 25 at the Tottenham Community Fitness Centre to rave reviews. Forty-eight two-player teams came out to support the Justin Alexander Keogh (JAK) Fund, a not-for-profit organization that raises funds to aid teens and young adults in transition. The fund was started three years ago in memory of Justin Keogh, who at the age of 18, tragically lost his life in an automobile accident along with two other local teens.

CRIC Early Bird winner gets $500!

Members of CRIC (Community Recreation Improvement Association) drew for their Early Bird prize April 8 at Home Hardware in Tottenham – and the winner was ...

Hornets trail 2-1 in semi-final against Port Hope

The Alliston Junior C Hornets will have to step it up against the Port Hope Panthers to get back into their best-of-seven semi-final series after taking a 5-2 loss in Port Hope on Sunday (April 9) night.

Stingers major atoms ace the season

The Beeton Stingers Major atom local league team have done what few Atom division teams have accomplished. They went the entire season without a single loss and claimed the Simcoe Region Local League championship. With head coach Mike Sommers leading the way on the bench, the team went 25-0-1 for the regular season to finish in first place.

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