Volunteer honoured for extensive service

On any given day, Darryl James is helping out. Whether he is unloading trucks and packing food hampers at the Churches By the Bluffs Food Bank or shoveling snow at Birchcliff Bluffs United Church, James is volunteering in some capacity. To recognize his dedication and commitment to helping others, the United Church has awarded him […]

Letters to the Editor for June 10

Hoarder needs help, not to be subjected to media circus Over the last six months, culminating in a flurry of reports and articles recently, the ‘Beech Avenue hoarder’ has been made the subject of a number of stories which I do not feel serve either the public interest or, most especially, the ‘hoarder’s’ right of […]

Letters to the Editor for May 27

Packs of wild dogs not about to take over the beach Re: When people live in fear, dogs must be leashed (Letters to the Editor, May 13): Dog owners have it hard enough in Toronto with a limited number of off-leash parks and $250 fines if dogs are caught without a leash, so it is […]

Leuty residents launch daily flags

Dozens of Beach families will raise flags, funds and food for the Daily Bread Food Bank this Christmas. Starting on Dec. 1 and running every day until Dec. 25, one house on Queen Street and two dozen on Leuty and Violet Avenues will fly a new holiday flag above their front steps and patios. Inspired […]

St. Monica’s serves from storefront

Despite a gradual change in the surrounding neighbourhood, which is undergoing the early stages of gentrification, a dedicated crew of volunteers have been keeping a much-needed food bank and ministry alive at St. Monica’s Anglican Church, in two adjacent storefronts on Gerrard Street East, at the west end of the Gerrard India Bazaar. The current […]