Former Leuty lifeguard wants to hear from you

Do you recognize yourself – or someone you know – in the above photograph? If so, Herman Sahrmann wants to hear from you. Sahrmann, fourth from the left, spent his summers from 1957 to 1961 on the eastern beaches as a lifeguard stationed at the Leuty THP sub-station. He has been documenting those summers as […]

Still time to bid on Beach Advent flags

With just a few days left to bid on the flag of your choice, the Daily Flags for Daily Bread is wrapping up a second successful fundraising campaign. Organizers Michelynn Laflèche and Benedict Hilliard, who initiated the project in 2011, said they are within sight of their goal of raising $7,500 for the Daily Bread […]

Daily Flag project back on Leuty and Violet

Last year, in a uniquely creative and colourful way, 32 families along Leuty and Violet Avenues raised  $5,560 for the Daily Bread Food Bank through the Daily Flag for Daily Bread project. Organized by Michelynn Laflèche and Benedict Hilliard, the project was inspired by the tradition of Advent. Participating members along these two Beach streets […]