East End man faces child pornography charges

Toronto Police have apprehended a 20-year-old man in connection with child pornography charges. Akshay Jagtop, of Toronto, was arrested Thursday, Sept. 22 after police executed a search warrant in the area of Greenwood Avenue and Dundas Street East. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (416) 808-8500. Crime Stoppers anonymously at (416) 222-TIPS […]

Woman mugged at Lockwood and Dixon

Toronto Police have confirmed that a woman was mugged at Lockwood Road and Dixon Avenue around 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19. The woman was walking north on Lockwood with her granddaughter when she was approached from behind by two unknown men, said Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook in an email last night. The suspects allegedly tore […]


News Briefs for September 20, 2016

Toronto Police Services 55 Division and the 55 Division Community Police Liaison Committee are hosting a senior’s safety symposium on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverdale Collegiate, located at the northeast corner of Jones and Gerrard at 1094 Gerrard Street East. — This October, the Beaches public library is celebrating […]

‘Love Bees, Save Bees, Eat Honey #52’, by Jane Murdoch Adams

Beach Arts Scene for Sept. 6, 2016

Studio 888 opens its fall season with Queen’s Bees and Trees, a show featuring three area painters reflecting on landscapes and life. From the bees in our backyards to rejuvenating northern wildfires, the work of Gail Williams, Jane Murdoch Adams, and Donna Chudnow offers unique takes on connectivity and wilderness, inspired by scenes at home […]


‘Motorless’ Markus sets his sights on Asia

One year into his five-year journey to circumnavigate the world without a motor, Markus Pukonen has had his share of scary moments. Take the time he was rafting down an icy river, with no one around for miles. Already a harrowing experience, his situation intensified as he turned a bend and saw an ice dam […]