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Crews demolish former convent on Kingston Road

September 3, 2015

Brick walls cracked and crumbled on Wednesday as crews started to demolish the former Sisters of Notre Dame convent near Kingston Road and Glen Manor Drive. Closed by the Sisters in August 2013, the property at 750 Kingston Rd. was later purchased by the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Built in 1952, for decades the convent […]

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Paul M. Babich is 15th Citizen of the Year

Like most of the previous honourees, this year’s Citizen of the Year says he can’t quite understand why he deserves the title. As far as Paul M. Babich is concerned, he’s just doing what he does, organizing when things need to be organized, pitching in where he can, and helping out whenever he’s asked. So is […]

Wynne stops in at Centre 55

Some nine year-old summer campers beat the Beach Metro News to an exclusive interview with Premier Kathleen Wynne last week. Kids in the day camp at Community Centre 55 got to ask Wynne several questions when the premier dropped in on Wednesday, a day when Wynne also visited the new Chest Centre at Toronto East […]

Police Beat

Two men have been named this month as part of 55 Division’s ‘Wanted Wednesday’ program. Jason Lafferty, 42, is wanted for possession of heroin and cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of proceeds of crime and property of crime. He’s described as 5’9”, about 175 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. Tyrell […]


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