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NEWS (JUNE 2016): New landscaping for Lennox Street

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Concerns raised about lack of consultation for Central Tech space

PHOTO COURTESY RON BERNASCH/JSW+ ASSOCIATES: The landscape architect overseeing the enhancements said the aim is to emulate a university campus.

PHOTO COURTESY RON BERNASCH/JSW+ ASSOCIATES: The landscape architect overseeing the enhancements said the aim is to emulate a university campus.

By Geremy Bordonaro

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NEWS (JUNE 2016): Westbank submits revised application

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Community meeting scheduled for June 13

PHOTO COURTESY?WESTBANK?PROJECTS CORP./Henriquez Partners Architects: A new on-site park is part of Westbank’s revised rezoning application. Still at the conceptual stage, it will include a dog run, water feature, and urban agriculture.

PHOTO COURTESY WESTBANK PROJECTS CORP./Henriquez Partners Architects: A new on-site park is part of Westbank’s revised rezoning application. Still at the conceptual stage, it will include a dog run, water feature, and urban agriculture.

By Annemarie Brissenden

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NEWS: A $9.4-million school with a view

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

New facility to include childcare spaces

By Annemarie Brissenden

Local Catholic elementary school students will soon have a new school with a view.

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NEWS (JUNE 2016): Building community over fattoush

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Newcomer Kitchen a welcome taste of home

By Geremy Bordonaro

Imagine that you have been stuck in a hotel room. You were thrown from the comforts of your own home and now find yourself in an unfamiliar land. Nothing looks the same. No one speaks the same language. All you have is you and your family crammed into a small hotel room without utilities.

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NEWS (JUNE 2016): Bikes blessed for another season

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

PHOTO COURTESY MARTIN REIS: Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church celebrated its seventh annual Blessing of the Bikes on May 29. Cyclists had their bikes blessed in the church’s garden after a service that included a special prayer for all those who have lost their lives in a bike accident.—Geremy Bordonaro/Gleaner News

PHOTO COURTESY MARTIN REIS: Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church celebrated its seventh annual Blessing of the Bikes on May 29. Cyclists had their bikes blessed in the church’s garden after a service that included a special prayer for all those who have lost their lives in a bike accident.—Geremy Bordonaro/Gleaner News

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NEWS (JUNE 2016): HVRA cultivates community at spring meeting

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

It’s probably the only residents’ association meeting that begins with neighbourhood caucuses. The Harbord Village Residents’ Association (HVRA) spring meeting on May 18 included a review of the planning challenges in various parts of the village, the public launch of the association’s plan to green 24 laneways, a ward update from Joe Cressy (Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina), and readings of two award-winning essays on community service (see page 14).

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POLICE BLOTTER (JUNE 2016): BREAK-INS ABATED, ARRESTS MADE

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

By Geremy Bordonaro

Wave of local break-ins appears to have abated

The Toronto Police Service (TPS) has told Annex and Harbord Village residents to remain vigilant in the wake of several local residential break-ins.

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ON THE COVER (May 2016): Alive with music

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (May 2016): Alive with music

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PHOTO COURTESY NEIL MUSCOTT: Seaton Village resident Charles Spearin of Broken Social Scene performs at last year’s Open Tuning festival, which returns June 11.

Read more: ARTS: Connecting neighbours through music

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NEWS: Bike lanes for Bloor Street

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS: Bike lanes for Bloor Street

Council votes in favour of pilot project

PHOTO BY BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS: Gleaner intern Geremy Bordonaro interviews eight-year-old Malina Fritz-Schwartz after her deputation at the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on April 25.

PHOTO BY BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS: Gleaner intern Geremy Bordonaro interviews eight-year-old Malina Fritz-Schwartz after her deputation at the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on April 25.

By Geremy Bordonaro

At long last, bike lanes are coming to Bloor Street.

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NEWS: Central Tech field renewal back on track

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS: Central Tech field renewal back on track

By Brian Burchell

Intensive construction work has resumed on the athletic field at Central Technical School and it appears that the new artificial turf, track, and seasonal dome will be completed on schedule.

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