Suzanne Beard, Beach Citizen of the Year 2013, dies at 58

EVERYWHERE SUZANNE Beard went, she ran into someone she knew. It might have been a former Girl Guide she had mentored. Perhaps it was someone from her congregation at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, or possibly the local Beach Village BIA, which she served as chair of. Whatever the connection, friends were never far away. “She’s […]

Seeking nominations for the next Beach Citizen of the Year

The deadline is fast approaching to nominate the next Beach Citizen of the Year. The annual award honours a local resident who has shown a steadfast and long-standing commitment to improving their, and by extension our, little corner of the world. This year marks the 14th year since the first award in 2001. The award […]

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Nominations are now being accepted for the next Beach Citizen of the Year. The award is bestowed annually on a community member who consistently strives to make life better in our Ward 32 neighbourhood. If you know a local hero who has coached a team, delivered Meals on Wheels, provided shelter to the homeless or […]

Search on for next Citizen of Year

We all know someone who goes the extra mile to regularly help out neighbours in need, or who spends time volunteering for community organizations. The Beach Citizen of the Year award is given to a person who consistently strives to make life better in the Beach community in Ward 32. Judges look for candidates who […]

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Cancelled. Variety Village has cancelled the mayoral election debate that was previously scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 11. ● Residents are invited to remember the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks this Thursday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. in the Millennium Peace Garden in Woodbine Park, just south of Coxwell and Eastern […]

Carole Stimmell is Citizen of the Year

She may be best known to many Beach Metro News readers as the editor of this publication for 16 years, but her name will be etched in stone at the Millennium Garden at Coxwell and Eastern for her work in the community. Carole Stimmell has been named the 2014 Beach Citizen of the Year. The […]

Wanted: Next Citizen of the Year

While summer is just getting underway, a group of selfless neighbourhood champions will be spending time in the coming months determining which nominee will be joining their ranks as the 2014 Beach Citizen of the Year. The award is intended to recognize selfless civic activity – anyone who regularly gives of their time for the […]

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Beach Metro News, in cooperation with Community Centre 55, will be hosting a debate for candidates from the major parties in the upcoming provincial election in the Beaches-East York riding. The meeting will take place at St. John the Baptist Norway Anglican Church, 470 Woodbine Ave. just north of Kingston Road, at 7:30 p.m. on […]