2017 Beach Citizen of the Year nominations open

Do you know the next Beach Citizen of the Year? The annual award honours someone who has shown a long-standing commitment to improving our little corner of the city. The first award was handed out in 2001. The award was founded by Community Centre 55, the Beaches Lions Club and Beach Metro News. Judges include […]

News in Brief

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 […]

5 minutes – 5 questions

Happy New Year. For this first installment of 5 Minutes – 5 Questions for 2012, I thought it might be interesting to ask the questions of the two people who are marking this January with significant changes in their lives – and the life of Beach Metro News. Our editor Carole Stimmell is retiring after […]

Goodbye and thank you so much

To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of my retirement are NOT exaggerated, but until now they have been somewhat premature. I ran into a friend in the grocery store last night, and mentioned that I was coming from work. “I thought you had retired months ago,” she said. Well, I had to explain that I intended […]

CCQLD updates ongoing battle

Outside freezing rain was pelting down. It was the kind of night that most people would opt to spend in front of a blazing fire watching this year’s kick off of American Idol. However when you have an important cause that you support wholeheartedly, you make an extra effort. Almost 100 people demonstrated the level […]

Malvern memorial reaches fundraising goal

Restoration of the First World War cenotaph begins this spring The Malvern Collegiate community got a late Christmas present recently. Last week Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Archivist Greg McKinnon received a phone call directly from Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State, to inform the board that the federal government had […]