News Briefs

The Beach Hill Neighbourhood Association is holding its annual Spring Fling flower-planting event on Saturday, May 30, in the Gerrard Street East and Woodbine Avenue community. Help brighten the streetscape by planting colourful annuals around 22 trees along Gerrard. Afterward, stop in at the Naval Club, 1910 Gerrard St. E., for a drink, fresh food […]

Upper Beach couple celebrates 70th wedding anniversary

About a year before he met Anne, Anthony Altilia rode a bike to the 1939 World’s Fair. He was 17, riding solo from Toronto to New York City. And his bike was not the motoring kind. “The motor was me,” he says, laughing. At the World’s Fair, people flocked to see the future – colour […]

Neighbours rally around century-old oaks

Several neighbours are asking the city to reject an application to clear four old oak trees from the yard of the home at 103 Scarborough Road. Based on their trunk width, the red oaks are likely 100 years old. In a letter to the city’s urban foresters, Scarborough Road resident Verinder Parmar said this is […]