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Nathan Taylor

Nathan Taylor

Nathan Taylor has been in the news business for more than 20 years, 10 of which were spent at Orillia’s former daily newspaper, the Packet & Times. He was a reporter before being promoted to city editor and, later, regional editor for five newspapers in Simcoe County.

Recent Work by Nathan

Some local snowbirds take flight to Florida while others stay put

Some local snowbirds take flight to Florida while others stay put

'I feel just as comfortable as I do in Orillia,' woman says of being in Florida during pandemic
Some local snowbirds take flight to Florida while others stay put

Some local snowbirds take flight to Florida while others stay put

'I feel just as comfortable as I do in Orillia,' woman says of being in Florida during pandemic
Some local snowbirds take flight to Florida while others stay put

Some local snowbirds take flight to Florida while others stay put

'I feel just as comfortable as I do in Orillia,' woman says of being in Florida during pandemic
Local woman hopes book will inspire people to 'see how magical life is'

Local woman hopes book will inspire people to 'see how magical life is'

Sarah Papple's book uses photos and poetic prose to details life's ups and downs
City hands out $81K in Downtown Tomorrow grants <b>(9 photos)</b>

City hands out $81K in Downtown Tomorrow grants (9 photos)

Funding will help business, property owners upgrade buildings, create new residential and commercial space
Mayor 'surprised' by low downtown foot patrol numbers

Mayor 'surprised' by low downtown foot patrol numbers

Vast majority of police foot and bike patrols from July to September took place outside of core; 'We have heard these concerns and are taking some steps to address them,' officer says
Efforts to combat crime in Orillia neighbourhood proving effective

Efforts to combat crime in Orillia neighbourhood proving effective

Resident, police working together to address crime in Cedar Island Road area; 'It seems like things are improving,' resident says
Orillia Regional Arts and Heritage Awards handed out in virtual celebration <b>(9 photos)</b>

Orillia Regional Arts and Heritage Awards handed out in virtual celebration (9 photos)

Awards ceremony included winners in six categories; committee creates new Pivot Award to recognize efforts during pandemic
Water leak at OSMH had potential to 'compromise' electrical supply

Water leak at OSMH had potential to 'compromise' electrical supply

Hospital activated Code Grey after water found leaking into electrical room
Local students earn award for efforts to support Building Hope

Local students earn award for efforts to support Building Hope

Students of Hope earn Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy award; 'We’re not looking for recognition, but it’s nice because we’re getting the word out there,' student says