Women lift for a good cause

On October 29 Fortis Fitness held their first ever CPF (Canadian Powerlifting Federation) Women’s Halloween Pro/AM with 15 percent of all entry fees going to the Red Door Family Shelter. The competitors were encouraged to get festive and dress up in Halloween costumes while fighting for the Best Singlet and best costume awards. The event […]

Entertainment Beat for October 18

Kindling Collective, an independent theatre company in the East End, will be debuting their production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible October 28-30 at The Attic Arts Hub. The production brings new life to Miller’s classic story of the Salem witch trials which took place between 1692-93. The trio of recent George Brown Theatre School graduates […]

Halloween treats for young and old alike

Halloween is becoming more popular every year as a celebration. But it is no longer just for kids, adults love it too! Whether you are hosting children or adults, these treats will please everyone at the party. Reese’s Pieces Shortbread Although children are not permitted to come to school with peanut butter products, I have […]

Police Beat

  Police are looking for six “persons of interest” after a young man was shot and killed in an apartment building at Main Street and Kingston Road just after midnight on Sunday, Nov. 10. Gaethan Kitadi, 20, was Toronto’s 52nd homicide of the year. At 12:30 a.m., police responded to a shooting call at the […]

Halloween pumpkin treats

Halloween is fast becoming a major festival. Stores are filled with witchcraft of all sorts to encourage you to decorate your home and your person for this All Hallows Eve. Of course, it is the perfect opportunity to celebrate with a party. Whether you are eight years or 80, this night has become an opportunity […]

Tour the Fear Factory…if you dare

The Beaches Recreation Centre will be possibly the scariest place in the East End on Oct. 26 to 28, as local residents Jay Marks and Dexter Frost install their fifth annual haunted house in the rec centre gym. “We turn the entire gym into a 3,500 square foot maze,” said Marks. Marks said several years […]

News in Brief

‘Meet the Ashbridges’ is the topic of a history talk to be held by Applegrove Community Complex on Thursday, Oct. 25. Archeologist Dena Doroszenko, of the Ontario Heritage Trust, will make an illustrated presentation about the Ashbridge family, some of the earliest settlers in the Beach, and the family’s Queen Street East home and estate. […]

Easy, tasty, versatile meals

With Halloween just around the corner, and numerous other evening events scheduled for fall, some quick and simple menus are always welcome. This is especially true, if the recipes, like these, can do double duty and provide leftovers to pack in lunches for the next day. Chicken ‘Meatloaf’ This mixture is the ultimate in versatility. […]