The 905’s Winter Carnival returns
Last month, Richmond Hill failed in their attempt to convince the Ontario Municipal Board to allow the town to demand more from developers for town parkland.
The Toronto FC have announced a new soccer team to compete in the USL Pro league, which is one rung down from the MLS league in which Toronto FC competes. The team will play its home games in Vaughan, at the new stadium to be constructed at the Ontario Soccer Centre. The 5,000-seat stadium will be ready by July 2015, and the team, Toronto FC II, will compete in the USL Pro 2015 season. The team will compete in the 12team eastern conference along with teams from Montreal, Rochester and Charlotte, N.C.
Richmond Hill’s popular Winter Carnival returns this month from Feb. 6-8 at Mill Pond Park. Some of the many events include a battle of the bands, pony rides, horse-drawn sleigh rides, bed races, skating, Jungle Cat World, craft beer tasting and a chicken wing–eating contest. Go to www.wintercarnival.net for the schedule of events.
A Thornhill lawyer, Les Kotzer, and fellow lawyer Barry Fish have written a new book on the ins and outs of preparing a will, entitled The Wills Lawyers: Their stories of Money, Inheritance, Greed, Family and Betrayal.
Last month, Thornhill holistic nutritionist Lisa Cantkier was named Vaughan’s Civic Hero Award for Ward 4.