Author: Nick Cagna

Local artists gather for Lemonville art show

Nineteen artists will be showing off their best original paintings for their 24th Annual Art Show and Sale at the Lemonville Community Centre. The Lemonville Group of Artists will utilize styles from watercolours, and acrylics while playing with traditional painting mediums. The show and sale is a favourite for many Stouffville residents, as the Lemonville Group expects up to see 300 to 500 people throughout the show. “We have many people who come back year after year. We have people who are so anxious to get in to see the beginning of the show, that they’re lined up at...

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Treetop Trekking adventures await

Treetop Trekking adventure park is open and ready to provide great outdoor fun for kids of all ages.   The adventure park, located in Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area, combines hiking, climbing, obstacle courses, and zip lining from tree to tree high above the ground.   “There are a lot of new activities to look forward to this year for experienced trekkers and for younger kids,” says park marketing director Mike Stiell.   “We are adding in a new advance course in the main aerial park. It’ll be something more challenging for people who have been before or who are...

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The closest first round playoff matchup in the OJHL may just be the Markham Royals and the Stouffville Spirit. The Royals finished the season in first place in the North East Division and earned the 2nd seed in the conference. Stouffville, despite settling for seventh in the conference, were only two points behind the Royals for first in their division. Leading the way on the offensive play for the Royals were Lucas Condotta with 65 points including 26 goals, Laine McKay with 54 points and Rylee St. Onge, tying Condotta on goals, registering 50 points. Despite these numbers, Markham...

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Housing increases for at-risk youth in Markham

  The historic home at 17 Mill St. in Markham will be renovated to become transitional housing for at-risk and homeless youth in York Region, thanks to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, which donated the building to 360°kids.   The partnership of the two organizations, in tandem with the community, is a step forward to mitigate the problem of homeless youth, according to Michael Braithwaite, Executive Director, 360°kids.   “We know we can’t build our way out of (homelessness). There’s not enough dollars and resources,” he said.  “So it was through exploring partnerships … It made truly affordable...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Markham Little Theatre

    April 26 - April 29
  2. Ice Fantasia

    April 28 - April 30
  3. Markham Stouffville Hospital Disco Ball Gala

    April 28
  4. Salut Cup International

    April 29 - April 30
  5. Cambridge Academy Open House

    May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm