Headliners - Feb. 16, 2017

Anticipation of Valentine’s Day was in the air last Thursday night at Caledon Parent-Child Centre in Bolton. There were plenty of parents, accompanied by their children, taking part in fun activities as part of the Valentine Family Fun Night. Svetlana Lazarev was watching as he sons Vlado, 3, and Danila, 6, worked on their crafts.

Valentine Family Night at CPCC

Support Big Brothers Big Sisters; bowl March 5 at Skyview Lanes

Help to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel as they celebrate their agency’s 50th anniversary at their largest fundraiser of the year — Tim ...

Community Events

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16 Bolton Banter Toastmasters meet every first, third and fifth Thursday at the Albion-Bolton Community Centre at 7 p.m. Lose your fear of ...

Province asked to study fluoridation of water

By Bill Rea It’s time to determine whether fluoridation of the municipal water supply is a good or bad thing, and Peel Regional councillors believe ...

More discussion coming on pool

By Bill Rea Caledon council’s approval of an aquatics facility in first phase of the Mayfield West development is still a live issue. Councillor Gord ...

Village Shoe Repair owner dies

The sign just inside the shoe repair store on Chapel Street in Bolton reads “The Cobbler and the Elves.” The cobbler is gone. Siegfried “Siggy” ...

Community Recognition Night to honour outstanding citizens

In 2016, more than 30 Caledon volunteers were recognized and celebrated for making a difference in the community. The 2016 Community Champion, the highest honour ...

Sports

Caledon Golden Hawks are on the brink of elimination

By Jake Courtepatte The Caledon Golden Hawks are hot at just the right time, yet find themselves one game away from the end to their ...

DQ Athletes of the Week — Feb. 16, 2017

R.F. Hall are hockey champs

The varsity hockey team at Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School are tops in Peel. The Hall squad took the ROPSSAA championship last week with ...

New record set in pole vault

By Bill Rea Athlete Alysha Newman, who trains at Bolton Pole Vault, now holds the women’s record for an indoor vault in Canada. The 22-year-old ...

North Dufferin Baseball gears up for 2017 season

The North Dufferin Baseball League will hold its annual general meeting and 2016 awards presentation March 12 at the Lisle Legion. League membership, players and ...

Oilers jump into lead in senior hockey standings

Feb. 6 saw the two top teams face each other in the Caledon Senior Hockey League, and when things had settled, the Jiffy Lube oilers ...

Double Win for Caledon girls’ hockey in Huntsville

Golden Hawks keeping pace with Stayner Siskins

By Jake Courtepatte It’s time for the rest of the Provincial Junior Hockey League to take the Caledon Golden Hawks seriously. The league’s worst offense ...

DQ Athletes of the Week — Feb. 9, 2017

Golden Hawks to face Siskins in PJHL first round

By Jake Coutepatte It’s been a challenging year for the Caledon Golden Hawks, but the junior C club’s biggest challenge yet lies ahead. With the ...

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Lions’ Meatroll Feb. 18

The Caledon Lions will be presenting the 2017 “Big Bob” Memorial Meatroll and Silent Auction. It will be Feb. 18, starting at 2 p.m. at ...

Letter prepared for Premier

By Bill Rea Peel Regional councillors have approved the letter they agreed to send to Premier Kathleen Wynne. Councillors last Thursday were shown the draft ...

Kick off Canada 150 celebrations at PAMA with cartoonist Seth and water colour painting

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) kicks off Canada 150 celebrations with the re-opening of its art gallery this month. The gallery opens with ...

Caledon Town Hall Players present Things my Mother Taught Me

By Constance Scrafield Caledon Town Hall Players (CTHP) is bringing comedy into the New Year with their production of Things My Mother Taught Me, opening ...

CERC HOLDS ANNUAL GALA
It was an elegant scene at the Royal Ambassador Friday night as the Caledon East Revitalization Committee held their seventh annual Gala. The committee received lots of support for their effort, including from the Scotiabank branches in Bolton, Orangeville and Brampton. Representatives were on hand with this contribution for $5,000. Seen here are committee members Cheryl Robb; Chris Merkley; Adriana Roche; Jacqui Viaene; Mollie Cavan; Frank Macellaio, Sharon Savini and Rosa Evangelista of Scotiabank; Andrea Prieur; Terri Boorne; Pete Paterson, Ann Currie and Sherrie Kirkpatrick.
Photo by Bill Rea

CERC HOLDS ANNUAL GALA

Town staff will report on tracking system for OMB costs

By Bill Rea Councillor Annette Groves is not going to find out how much the Town spent on consultants and outside lawyers to go to ...

Mission Team 2017 from schools goes above and beyond in Dominican Republic

By Mark Pavilons Poverty is not the problem. Helping others, here or abroad, is in our hands. Those hands were put to very good use ...

Wingfield’s Progress is still fresh and fabulous

By Constance Scrafield When Walt Wingfield decides to run for a seat in the local council to fight off a condo development on the 7th ...

Hundreds attend Shelburne Vigil in response to mosque massacre

By Marni Walsh Organizers of a Shelburne vigil, held in solidarity with the Muslim community in the wake of the Quebec City violence a week ...

Mayfield student off to Ohio on athletic scholarship

By Bill Rea Jotam Chouhan is going away to school next year; to Ohio. The Grade 12 student at Mayfield Secondary School has accepted an ...

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