Notre Dame High School students travel to Ottawa to advocate for peace

On May 2, delegates from over 20 Catholic schools in the GTA accompanied the Development and Peace campaign bus to Ottawa to personally deliver postcard petitions to the Prime Minister’s Office and to their respective Members of Parliament. Among them were four Notre Dame High School students who met with Beaches—East York MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith […]

Beach homicide Toronto’s 28th this year

Toronto’s 28th homicide of the year has taken place in the Beach. Toronto police say they answered a call about a stabbing at the apartment building at 2422 Queen St. E. just before 3 a.m. on Sunday, May 6. When officers arrived at the scene near Queen East and Blantyre Avenue, they found a man […]

Beach playschool celebrates 40 years

The Beaches Co-operative Playschool is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a silent auction on May 26 at local pub Murphy’s Law (1702 Queen St. E.) at 7 p.m. “It’s a casual cocktail party,” said Jennie Record, the co-op’s president, describing the event. “It’s a lot of fun,” she added. Tickets are available by emailing […]

Locally created cycling resource has 91 trails—and counting

DANFORTH VILLAGE resident Dan Roitner is constantly seeking out new trails to cycle along. “Whenever I see a trail, I’m always wondering, Where does that go? And that curiosity has always carried me over the years,” said Roitner, an avid mountain-biking enthusiast. The answer to that question—for more than 90 trails and counting in Ontario, […]

Ted Reeve Thunder take 2018 provincial hockey title

The Ted Reeve midget AA Thunder shut out the London Jr. Knights to win the OHFC provincial championship on Sunday, April 15. Ted Reeve’s Wil Robinson scored a power play goal, assisted by Morgan Williams and Danny Ranson. “We killed six minutes of penalties in the first period,” said Thunder head coach Ken Volden. “That […]

East End Arts leaving Dawes Rd.

EAST END Arts, one of six city-funded organizations across Toronto that exists to promote local art, is moving out of its Danforth Village digs. The group, which began supporting the arts in Wards 29, 30, 31, and 32 in 2013, moved into a third-floor office at the Silver Mill (10 Dawes Rd.) after spending a […]

Hockey pros to hit Ted Reeve Arena for 3HL finals

An up-and-coming semi-professional Canadian sports league that combines elements of NHL overtime, the PGA tour and the NCAA’s March Madness college basketball touches down at Ted Reeve Arena (175 Main St.) later this month. The 3HL Tour is the brainchild of Bluffs-born Justin Fox, who found inspiration in the three-on-three overtime play that has been […]

Here’s why the city is chopping down dozens of Ashbridge’s Bay trees

A Part of Ashbridge’s Bay is looking less leafy—for now, at least. The city confirmed it has “largely completed” the removal of approximately 65 trees on the Ashbridge’s Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant (9 Leslie St.) property south of Lake Shore Blvd. E. The trees are being cut down to make way for a pumping station […]