July 2017 Archive

THIRTY-TWO LOCAL DANCERS made their way to Virginia Beach last week as they competed in StarQuest 2017 World Finals. Several dancers impressed south of the border with contemporary dance duo Samantha Clark (right) and Honour Stahl (left) placed first overall in the Quest for the Best contest, while seven-year-old Ella Godfrey (second left) finished fifth in the solo Quest for the Best contest. The trio pose for a photo alongside Citrus Dance Director and Owner Cecile Thomas (second right)

Citrus Dance troupe represent the nation at StarQuest 2017 World Finals in Virginia Beach

By Mike Pickford A group of 32 young local dancing enthusiasts got a taste of international action last week when they traveled south of the ...

Harry Posner (left) with his recent book, and Richard Sitoski (right) with his CD. A literary and spoken word poet coming together at Pia’s on Broadway in a double joint unveiling of their artwork. Posner is very active in Dufferin County, being the county’s first Poet Laureate, while Sitoski has been active in the Grey County Area.

Local literary launch held at Pia’s in Orangeville

By Jasen Obermeyer Local poet Harry Posner, and Richard Sitoski, a Grey County spoken word poet, have come together to unveil each other’s respective launching ...

The new Island Lake Amphitheatre was the brainchild of David Nairn, Artistic Director of Theatre Orangeville and Marilyn Logan, the organization’s former General Manager. The site will serve as the host for the upcoming production of Peter Pan, running August 25 to 27. The new Island Lake Amphitheatre was the brainchild of David Nairn, Artistic Director of Theatre Orangeville and Marilyn Logan, the organization’s former General Manager. The site will serve as the host for the upcoming production of Peter Pan, running August 25 to 27.

Island Lake Amphitheatre answers many visions

By Constance Scrafield Picture this: a beautiful summer day in the Island Lake park. Standing in the lake, an elegant dome on a sturdy stage, ...

THEATRE ORANGEVILLE’S YOUNG COMPANY returns for another year this summer, This year the group will be challenged to appear in both a musical and a drama on stage, with performances of Les Miserables and Peter Pan penciled in over the coming weeks.

Theatre Orangeville’s Young Company focused on Les Mis

By Constance Scrafield Doing an interview with the cast of Young Company is just the best – the openness, humour, freshness – simply wonderful. Here ...

Orangeville A’s pro basketball team folding after two seasons in NBLC

By Mike Pickford After spending the past two seasons shooting hoops in Orangeville, the A’s of the National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC) have announced ...

Orangeville Police warning locals about influx of CRA scams

By Mike Pickford Orangeville Police are asking local residents to be careful with their personal information as cases of phone and internet scams rise up ...

Ministry withholding report on Mono water-skiing dispute

By Jasen Obermeyer Mono Council is still waiting on a decision on its legal dispute with Caledon orthodontist Cliff Singer and his family over proposed ...

Town charges business owner $5,700 for work he didn’t approve

By Mike Pickford A local business owner has been left scratching his head after being billed more than $5,700 for a routine infrastructure-related project he ...

Orangeville Outlaws Bantam tackle, Joey Santarossa, flattens a Guelph Gryphons player during the second half of Sunday’s (July 16) game at Westside Secondary School in Orangeville. The Outlaws stepped it up in the second half to close the score gap but had to settle for a 47-36 loss.

Outlaws’ Bantams get ready for playoffs

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Outlaws Bantam team put in a good effort during Sunday’s (July 16) game against the Guelph Gryphons but they couldn’t ...

Orangeville Giants catcher, Drew Huerter, looks for the throw as a New Lowell Knights player crosses the plate during the seventh inning of Sunday’s (July 16) NDBL game in Orangeville. It was a low scoring game with New Lowell getting the edge and taking a 3-1 win.

Giants hit but can’t score in weekend game

By Brian Lockhart The Orangeville Giants have dropped to fifth place in the North Dufferin Baseball League senior standings after going into a bit of ...

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