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Family of Danforth homicide victim speaks out

The sister of a Danforth homicide victim spoke on behalf of his family at a press conference today, where Toronto Police also released video footage of a suspect vehicle. Abdullah Farah was murdered in a drive-by shooting on Danforth Avenue near Coxwell Avenue at 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 17. Farrah’s sister, Ifrah Farah, read […]

The 7th Toronto Girl Guides have been "flocking" unsuspecting Beachers in an attempt to raise money for a trip to Newfoundland this summer.

Girl Guide troop ‘flocks’ the Beach

They strike under the cover of darkness. Armed with pink plastic flamingos, suppressing giggles, the troops of the 7th Toronto Girl Guides have been leaving their mark across the East End for the last several weeks – and their battle isn’t over yet. Have you been flocked? Households have been waking up to find flocks […]

Neil McNeil student Javier Acevedo will be swimming for Team Canada at the Rio Olympics this summer.

Neil McNeil student heading to the Rio Olympics

Eighteen-year-old Javier Acevedo now knows that dreams can come true. A competitive swimmer for nearly a decade, earlier this month he became the first man to earn an Olympic nomination at the Team Canada trials and will be heading to Rio this summer for the 2016 Olympic Games. “I’ve been dreaming of this my whole […]

News in Brief for April 19, 2016

A fundraiser to benefit the Kavanaghs, an Upper Beach family, as they adapt to dad Matt’s brain injury will be held on Friday, May 6 at 7 p.m. at the Balmy Beach Club. Kavanagh has been off work for some time, and local designer Kristy Malone is helping design and organize a new kitchen for […]

Man murdered outside Danforth café

One man is dead after an alleged drive-by shooting outside an East Danforth café in the early morning hours of Sunday, April 17. Police were called to the scene, just west of Coxwell Avenue, at 1:30 a.m., where they found a man without vital signs. He was taken to a hospital, where he succumbed to […]