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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

With Happy Hearts, Community Living celebrates new building <b>(17 photos) </b>

With Happy Hearts, Community Living celebrates new building (17 photos)

Clients, families, volunteers, donors, staff, dignitaries and community supporters marked the opening of the newly expanded location in Newmarket and culmination of the $5-million Happy Hearts fundraising campaign
On the Issues: People's Party of Canada candidate Andrew McCaughtrie

On the Issues: People's Party of Canada candidate Andrew McCaughtrie

Balancing the budget and getting the deficit under control are the top issues for the Newmarket-Aurora PPC candidate
On the Issues: Green Party candidate Walter Bauer

On the Issues: Green Party candidate Walter Bauer

Climate change and the inequity of wealth are the most important issues in the federal election, the Newmarket-Aurora Green Party candidate says
Central York Fire Services evacuates Newmarket courthouse

Central York Fire Services evacuates Newmarket courthouse

Firefighters determined a malfunctioning alarm was to blame
Man dies, woman injured in Newmarket shooting

Man dies, woman injured in Newmarket shooting

York Regional Police believe the victims were targeted by two male suspects in the shooting in the Yonge and Mulock area last night
UPDATE: Man dies, woman injured in Newmarket shooting

UPDATE: Man dies, woman injured in Newmarket shooting

York Regional Police believe the victims were targeted by two male suspects in the shooting in the Yonge and Mulock area last night
<b> UPDATE: </b>Man dies, woman injured in Newmarket shooting

UPDATE: Man dies, woman injured in Newmarket shooting

York Regional Police believe the victims were targeted by two male suspects in the shooting in the Yonge and Mulock area last night
On the Issues: Conservative candidate Lois Brown

On the Issues: Conservative candidate Lois Brown

The most pressing issue in the federal election is the economy — stopping 'runaway spending' and creating a balanced budget, Brown says
Decoding your skin's genes highlight of Joy of Aging event

Decoding your skin's genes highlight of Joy of Aging event

Dr. Elaine Chin is the keynote speaker at the 11th annual event on Sunday, Oct. 6, with proceeds supporting York Region's emergency domestic abuse and sexual assault centre
Decoding your skin's genes highlight of Joy of Aging event

Decoding your skin's genes highlight of Joy of Aging event

Dr. Elaine Chin is the keynote speaker at the 11th annual event on Sunday, Oct. 6, with proceeds supporting York Region's emergency domestic abuse and sexual assault centre