Bowmore teams score high in Scrabble

Success was in the bag for Bowmore Road Public School at the recent Toronto Scrabble Championship city qualifiers. Five two-person Bowmore teams came out of the eastern finals, held at Bowmore March 8, with a spot locked down for the city tournament, joining three Bowmore teams that qualified at a separate tournament. The top 10 […]

Bowmore swimmer cheers on his inspiration

Diving in a backyard pool or circled by fish in the Bahamas, Hercules Stergiou loves to swim. This summer, the soon-to-be Grade 3 student got to cheer on the athlete who gave him a big push in swimming – Paralympian Adam Purdy. Hercules was in the front row and wearing a homemade “#Purdy” shirt on […]

Bowmore student reports being followed

Police are investigating after a student reported being followed to Bowmore Road school by someone driving a black van with tinted windows and no licence plates. The girl noticed the van while walking along Corley Avenue at about 8:20 a.m. on Wednesday, March 4. When she got on her phone, the van sped off down […]

Kingston Road Village residents raise traffic concerns

Kingston Road residents want to get a move on side street speeding and getting kids safely to school. Speaking at a Feb. 26 traffic meeting for fellow residents of Kingston Road Village, Aaron McIntosh said too many drivers speed along Kingswood Road and Swanwick Avenue – side streets with family homes and several schools nearby. […]

News in Brief

Local filmmaker Fuad Chowdhury will screen a documentary tonight at about the Rana Plaza clothing factory collapse and MP Matthew Kellway’s visit to the site one year later. Held at AccessPoint on the Danforth, the event will begin at 6 p.m., with the film at 6:30 p.m. and a discussion to follow. ● Ovarian Cancer […]

Bowmore boys take city pennant

Ball players at Bowmore Public School really hit it out of the park this fall, even before they won the city finals. “Our captain parked one over the fence at Christie Pits,” said coach Dale Davis, recalling the boys’ last game before playing in the Toronto softball championship on Oct. 28. “I mean, they can […]