New Candidate for Ward 6 in Whitchurch Stouffville

Another Candidate has joined the race for the October municipal elections.  Susie Nadarajah registered this past Monday for candidacy  for Ward 6.  Other in the race are Rob Hargrave, Joanne  Yanuzzi and Senthuran Parama Samy.      Read More

Whitchurch Stouffville Fire Chief awarded the Highest Honour

Major Gary Burns presented Whitchurch-Stouffville Chief Rob McKenzie the highest honour given out by the Air Cadets at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Council meeting last Tuesday. The certificates will make McKenzie an Honorary “Air Cadet’ Mr. McKenzie is an aviator was honoured for his volunteer work with Stouffvilles’ “Marion Orr 707 Cadets” The presentation... Read More

Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Information session

The Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville is holding a Public Information Session next Tuesday  night on the proposed updates to the Site Alteration and Clean Fill By-Law. The session gets underway at 7:00pm, August 5th in the Council Chambers, 111 Sandiford Drive. At last Tuesday’s council meeting Whitchurch-Stouffville Councillor Suzanne Hilton called the proposed by-law the “Gold... Read More

4th Annual NHLers alumni Charity game

Current and former NHLers along with a number of local sports celebrities will be having fun at the Stouffville Arena ice Aug. 21 Fundraiser. It’s all for a good cause when the fourth annual Hockey Night in Stouffville takes place with the puck to drop at 7 p.m. Hosted by Oak Ridges-Markham MP Paul Calandra, proceeds from this year’s event will go to Markham Stouffville Hospital... Read More

Kenyon – Life sentence, no parole for 15 more years

The courtroom was full of Kenyon’s family as well as those of his victim Marion Deacon.  The courtroom was silence as Judge Michelle Fuerst handed down sentencing in Newmarket court. Kenyon, 47 was found guilty in the April 2011, second-degree murder of his girlfriend Marion Deacon and sentence to life in prison.  He will not be eligible for parole until he is 63. Deacon... Read More

CIBC moving from Downtown Stouffville

Although Stouffville’s CIBC denied they were moving earlier this summer it has been confirmed that they will indeed move out of the downtown core next summer. The new branch will feature “state-of-the-art technologies”, be easily accessible, have ample parking, three ABMs, a sit-down station and extended hours, according to spokesman Kevin Dove.  Dove also stated that the... Read More

Historic Grain Elevator

What does the future hold for Stouffville’s historic grain elevator? Well, you can find out next Tuesday when Metrolinx, who owns the structure, will be presenting to Whitchurch-Stouffville council. The report had not been posted to the town’s website however you can download it this weekend. The council meeting, which gets underway at a special time of 1:00pm, will... Read More

Bruce’s Mill ready to start BMX project

Bruce’s Mill ready to start BMX project 300-metre BMX track in Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area is expected to start July 21. Construction on the 300-metre track in Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area is expected to start July 21. It will take about 10 days to turn the mounds of dirt into a bike track, which means it should be open to the public early August. It took seven years,... Read More

Stouffville changing it up with weed control

Although a combination of dish detergent, water and vinegar might get rid of moss and weeds between your patio stones it doesn’t work as weed control for your lawn. The Town has used similar solution to try to combat the growth of dandelions in the municipality’s 67 acres of open lands. The Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville is using the herbicide Fiesta. Although the odor from... Read More

Third skydiver dies at the Parachute School of Toronto

A third parachute death has occurred at the “Parachute School of Toronto”, at  the Baldwin Airport, located just north of Stouffville on Hwy 48 in Georgina. Brad Vale 39, died on Saturday evening while performing a swoop landing.  He was an experienced jumper. In May 2014, another member of the club, Alana Shamrock died, when her parachute malfunctioned.  Shamrock... Read More

Stouffville Spirit alumnus Chris Tanev

Stouffville Spirit alumnus Chris Tanev has resigned with the Vancouver Canucks. The six foot, two-inch defenceman signed a one-year contract on the weekend. Tanev, who began his career with the Canucks played for the Spirit and the Markham Waxers in 2007 – 2008. Whitchurch-Stouffville resident Michael Del Zotto remains un-signed after the Nashville Predators designated him... Read More

Four Firefighters Honoured

Four Whitchurch-Stouffville firefighters have been honoured for reviving a patient last year. The annual Survivors Day for York Region recognized police, fire, EMS and good Samaritans who were involved in 107 successful CPR and defibrillation emergencies. Capt. Dan Bell, Acting Captain, Gord Ridout and firefighters Sea Tucker and Don McClean were honoured.  They attended a call... Read More