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Crescent Town Club to reopen

May 19, 2015

Gushing spouts of water were filling the pool at Crescent Town Club last Thursday. It’s a welcome sound. Closed for nearly 11 months after a fire destroyed its electrical system, the club is finally getting set to reopen on June 1. All but six of the club’s 40 part-time workers are returning. “I can’t wait […]

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Crescent Town Club to reopen

Gushing spouts of water were filling the pool at Crescent Town Club last Thursday. It’s a welcome sound. Closed for nearly 11 months after a fire destroyed its electrical system, the club is finally getting set to reopen on June 1. All but six of the club’s 40 part-time workers are returning. “I can’t wait […]

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Gymnast best in eastern Canada

Ten year-old Clara Raposo really goes head over heels for a birthday. On May 9, the young Beach gymnast won gold at the Eastern Canadian Gymnastics Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick. It was Raposo’s first time competing for Ontario at a provincial championship, and it came the day after her 10th birthday. “She’s a very […]

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SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival returns to the city from May 27 to 31, with a mix of concerts, workshops, mentoring sessions, and an interactive musical art installation. Co-managed by Beacher Pat Silver, the festival, in its fourth year, will showcase the best in a capella music at several venues. More than 50 performances […]

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Pegasus Project a valued resource after two decades

At the Pegasus thrift store, Chris and Rose smile as a customer zips out to pay for her parking spot on Kingston Road. “That happens a lot,” says Rose. People sneak into the shop for a quick peek, see something they like, and forget all about their unpaid parking. Parking fines might be a stretch, […]

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A famous son, a forgotten father

Those eyes! That voice! Can you guess who played the nasty villain (photo above) in the 1978 thriller, The Silent Partner, with scenes at Kew Beach? Hints: He is the oldest actor ever to win an Academy Award. His great-grandfather was a Canadian Prime Minister. His father lived in the Beach for more than 30 […]

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