The 905’s Win­ter Car­ni­val re­turns

Richmond Hill Post - - Neighbourh­ood News -

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.

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