Hear your candidates

A number of All Candidates Meetings have been scheduled in the run up to the provincial election on Oct. 6. A Candidates Meeting will be on Sept. 22, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Beach United Church, 140 Wineva Ave., (just north of Queen). This event is co-hosted by Neighbourhood Link and Beach United Church. […]

News in Brief

Pegasus Thrift Store is catering to collectors over the next couple of weeks. If Red Rose Tea animals or nursery rhyme figures are on your list, then you will want to stop in to the store at 931 Kingston Rd. Toby jugs, Tender Tea Leaf birds and people of the world, and Factices Dummy perfume […]

Parts of Glen Stewart Ravine to close

The City of Toronto, along with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, has commenced a project aimed to restore many areas of the Glen Stewart Ravine. Some of the things to be accomplished over the fall include replacing of failing retaining walls, replacing a staircase near Balsam Avenue, replacing two pedestrian bridges, and improving the […]

All Candidates Meetings

A number of All Candidates Meetings have been scheduled in the area in the run up to the provincial election on Oct. 6. In Beaches/East York the first will be held on Sept. 20  and is organized by the Toronto District School Board and Trustee Sheila Cary-Meagher. The non-partisan Education Day forum is inviting local […]

Kippendavie condo gets go-ahead

Six houses will come down, and a new condominium building will be going up. And soon. The Kippendavie development saga has only one chapter left, and that is the erection of the residential structure dubbed Kew Beach Living, with 60 units to be filled. As a result of a hearing at the Ontario Municipal Board […]

News in Brief

Our new Member of Parliament for Beaches/East York, Matthew Kellway, will host a Meet and Greet Open House on Saturday, Sept. 10 at his constituency office, 155 Main St., from 2 to 5 p.m. This family-friendly event includes snacks and activities. For more information call 416-467-0860 or email matthew.kellway@parl.gc.ca Free the Children’s youngest individual fundraiser, […]

Taking the glitter out of gold

With the price of gold hitting record highs – as of this writing it was more than $1,800 an ounce – one might think that this would be a good time to be in the jewelry business. But as I found out recently, for all but one of the Beach’s local jewelers, it has had […]

TEGH redevelopment gets city approval

The Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) is a step closer to seeing its new state-of-the-art facility being developed. On July 12 City Council approved the rezoning plan for the proposed redevelopment of the hospital. “This is very exciting news,” said Rob Devitt, President and CEO of TEGH. “The approval of the rezoning plan is a […]