Cooper lops long locks for wig

                        Eleven-year old Cooper Custance grows long for a good cause. Cooper’s hair was already getting long-ish over a year ago, when a friend suggested he could grow enough for a wig. “I actually looked into it,” said Cooper. After reviewing a few charities, […]

Volunteer Corner

Organizers of the annual Beaches Spring Sprint are looking for help keeping participants on track at this year’s event. Race Marshalls, water handlers, and a clean-up/recycling crew are all needed on race day, Saturday, April 11. Check in at the east side of the Silver Birch Boathouse at 8:30 a.m. Instructions and volunteer hats will […]

News Briefs

Community Centre 55 is hosting its annual Silent Auction fundraiser on Friday, March 27. A selection of products and services donated by community residents and businesses will be auctioned between 6 and 8 p.m. For more information, or to find out how to donate, call Justice or Cameron at 416-691-1113. ● The centre will hold […]

Volunteers run show at Chester Village

Teenagers are planning a big party at the Chester Village nursing home. On a recent Friday night, eight of the young party-planners met at the Danforth and Warden long-term care facility – some of the same youth responsible for a hit talent show there in July. “We have a lot of entertainment all through the […]

News in Brief

Beach Metro News history columnist Gene Domagala will lead another of his popular historical walks on Sunday, Sept. 29. This one will begin at noon in front of the Kew Beach Fire Hall, 1904 Queen St. E., and will explore the Queen Street East and Woodbine Avenue area. ● Fallingbrook Presbyterian Church will hold its […]