YMCA archivist Ian Fleming with elements discovered inside a time capsule buried in 1952.

Kingston Road YMCA uncovers history

“And 64 years later, we’re reading the paper,” said Alex Versluis, vice president of the YMCA for Greater Toronto to a room packed with reporters Jan. 26. The new site of the Kingston Road YMCA was abuzz for the unveiling of the contents of a time capsule that had been buried in the cornerstone of […]

Area cops arrested, charged with perjury and obstruction

Four Toronto police officers, including three from 55 Division, have been arrested and charged with perjury and obstructing justice, said police this morning. The officers are alleged to have planted evidence and provided false testimony following an arrest at a traffic stop near Broadview and Gerrard in January 2014. From 55 Division, Const. Jeffrey Tout, 41, is charged […]

News Briefs for January 26, 2016

Applegrove Community Complex is inviting the community to banish the winter blahs at its 2nd annual Family Dance and Winter Social on Saturday, Feb. 6. This ‘Superheroes and Villains’-themed event will be held in the gym at Duke of Connaught School, 60 Woodfield Rd., from 2 to 4 p.m. Organizers encourage everyone to wear a […]

Police Beat for January 26, 2016

The hold-up squad is looking for help identifying a bank robber known as ‘Tunnel Rat.’ Between early January and March 2015, a man held up eight banks, half along the Danforth subway line. The man would enter a bank with a baseball hat, glasses, gloves, and a scarf, and hand over a note demanding a […]

Fourth Church of Christian Scientist, originally Beech Avenue Methodist Church, Beech Avenue, no. 245, east side, north of Pine Avenue, Toronto, Ont.


Fourth Church of Christian Scientist, originally Beech Avenue Methodist Church, Beech Avenue, no. 245, east side, north of Pine Avenue, Toronto, Ont.
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Year/Format: 1972, Picture

Deja Views for Jan. 26, 2016

This photograph of the 4th Church of the Christian Scientist was taken in 1973. It was located on Beech Avenue, just across from Balmy Beach Public School. Originally Beech Methodist church, it was demolished sometime in the 1970s. Do you have an old photo you’d like to share? Please call me at 647-531-6116.

Volunteer Corner for January 26, 2016

The Beach Village BIA is looking for outgoing volunteers who enjoy interacting with young children and families in the community, and who are comfortable speaking in public and encouraging people to participate in BIA events. Volunteers of all ages are welcome. High school students will receive confirmation letters for their community service hours. For more […]

Upwards of 100 people turned out on a rainy Sunday for Beaches-East York MP Nathaniel Erksine-Smith's town hall on Syrian refugees January 10 at the Branch 11 legion. Attendees heard from a number of local groups, like Farzana Yusuf from the East End Community Health Centre, on the programs in place to support refugees.

East End gathers to support Syrian refugees

Nearly 100 engaged East End citizens gathered Sunday to talk about the logistics of welcoming expected Syrian refugees to the area, laying out plans for what could be called a community-wide welcome wagon of refugee services and support. The town hall, held at the Branch 11 Legion Jan. 10 and hosted by Beaches-East York MP […]