Gould treasure rediscovered at Williamson

He had a budgie named Mozart. His goldfish were Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and Haydn. As a boy growing up in the Beach, Glenn Gould left plenty of clues he might have a future in music. One was rediscovered this October, when a former classmate of his came to the centennial at Williamson Road Junior Public […]

St. John’s Norway to commemorate First World War

The Anglican church of St. John’s Norway will put new meaning into the words, “Lest we forget,” with Poppies, Poetry and Song: A Remembrance of the Great War. This year marks 100 years since so many members of the Beach community responded to the call to action as war clouds gathered in Europe in 1914. […]

News Briefs

Candidates for the Ward 32 city council seat meet for a two-hour debate at St. John the Baptist Norway Anglican church, organized by Beach Metro Community News and Community Centre 55, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7. The event will be moderated by Rob Granatstein, senior producer and director of canada.com. Questions for the […]

Police Beat

One man is dead and another in hospital after a fight broke out between two groups of people outside a licensed restaurant on Danforth Avenue just east of Dawes Road. Toronto Police were called to the scene just after 5 p.m. on Sept. 8 to find two males suffering from obvious stab wounds. Dwayne Goodwin, […]

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 23, 2014

Malvern war memorial vulnerable without protection I am a Malvern alumnus. The statue has been the target of vandals for over 45 years. The solution is to move it inside. If and when the vandals are caught and convicted, the next part of the solution is to sue the family for damages. The family will […]

Vandals damage Malvern war memorial

Vandals have once again damaged a cenotaph outside Malvern Collegiate. Designed by sculptor Emanuel Hahn, the 1922 cenotaph honours 25 Malvern students who died in the First World War. It features a statute of a young man raising a broken chain in one hand, and holding a sword in the other. Security camera footage shows vandals removing […]