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Debora Kelly

Debora Kelly

Debora Kelly is NewmarketToday's community editor. She is an award-winning journalist and communications professional who is passionate about building strong communities through engagement, advocacy and partnership.
Debora has been recognized with international, national and provincial awards over three decades for reporting, column and editorial writing. The publications under her leadership as editor in chief were annually honoured with top international, national and provincial awards, including two Best Community Newspaper in North America awards by the Local Media Association.
She also has enjoyed serving in volunteer leadership roles for local non-profit organizations and has been honoured by the Character Community Foundation of York Region with a Character Champion award.

Recent Work by Debora

Newmarket native being inducted into Dance Hall of Fame

Newmarket native being inducted into Dance Hall of Fame

James Kudelka, one of the world's leading ballet choreographers, is being honoured March 29 in Toronto
Police searching for suspect in Aurora shooting

Police searching for suspect in Aurora shooting

A male victim was taken to a trauma centre with serious injuries Friday night
Newmarket native being inducted into Dance Hall of Fame

Newmarket native being inducted into Dance Hall of Fame

James Kudelka, one of the world's leading ballet choreographers, is being honoured March 29 in Toronto
Newmarket Skating Club hosts provincial competition this weekend

Newmarket Skating Club hosts provincial competition this weekend

You can watch the figure skaters competing in the Skate Ontario-sanctioned Ice Blitz Friday evening and all day Saturday at the Magna Centre
3 suspects arrested following violent Markham bank robbery

3 suspects arrested following violent Markham bank robbery

Four bank employees were injured, one with serious stab wounds
OPP officer charged in alleged sexual assault in Aurora

OPP officer charged in alleged sexual assault in Aurora

The complaint made last August against the Niagara officer was investigated by the SIU
<b> UPDATE: </b> Police continue search for masked shooter in Thornhill

UPDATE: Police continue search for masked shooter in Thornhill

York Regional Police are seeking witnesses and video surveillance for the Sunday night shooting in the parking lot of the Promenade Mall
Meeting birth mom 'best birthday ever' for area teen

Meeting birth mom 'best birthday ever' for area teen

Andrew Padgett couldn't be happier that his family has grown since learning he has three half-siblings
Meeting birth mom 'best birthday ever' for area teen

Meeting birth mom 'best birthday ever' for area teen

Andrew Padgett couldn't be happier that his family has grown since learning he has three half siblings
Animal rights protest at King Cole Ducks temporarily closed Warden  <b> (UPDATE) </b>

Animal rights protest at King Cole Ducks temporarily closed Warden (UPDATE)

Activist Curtis Anthony said protesters are demanding that animals be released after "whistle blower footage" and photographs revealed 'horrible conditions are happening inside this place'