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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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how nice! Water, water, everywhere!

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

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FORUM (JUNE 2016): A tribute to a friend

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Meet a neighbour this weekend

By Mike Layton

Several years ago my wife and I moved into a new, small, two-bedroom second floor walk-up flat on Beatrice Street in Little Italy. The community was a changing one: young adults from a wide range of backgrounds were supplanting the aging Italian neighbours. My wife and I belonged to the former group, our new neighbour to the latter.

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FOCUS (JUNE 2016): An early advocate for bike lanes

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Did James Lochrie install a cyclist path in 1896?

By Albert Koehl

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SPORTS (JUNE 2016): Leafs ahead 3-1 after first four games of the season

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Team has solid squad of batsmen, rotation of pitchers

By R.S. Konjek

Sunday afternoon on the Victoria Day long weekend, the Pits are alive.

The sounds of baseball ring around Dominico Field, restoring life to the old hollow. Cleats crunch the dirt, balls pop in gloves, and ballplayers resume their steady stream of jocular banter.

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GREENINGS (JUNE 2016): Taking action on climate change

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Leaked provincial plan contains good ideas for the long-term

By Terri Chu

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LIFE: How I have made my community better

June 14th, 2016 · No Comments

Award-winning essays highlight volunteerism

Providing a helping hand and supporting newcomers to the neighbourhood were the themes of this year’s winning entries in the fourth annual Harbord Village Residents’ Association essay contest. Open to students enrolled in Lord Landsdowne and King Edward junior and senior public schools, Kensington Community School, and Central Technical School, the essay contest asks writers “how I have made my community better”, and gives cash prizes to winners in the elementary and secondary categories. This year’s winners are 9-year-old Maya Retzleff, a grade four student at Lord Landsdowne, and Liya Tadesse, an 18-year-old grade 12 student at Central Tech.

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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: Planning for the future

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS: Planning for the future

U of T to present latest vision for St. George campus

By Marielle Torrefranca

The University of Toronto will hold a public open house on May 17 to discuss its latest development plans for its St. George campus.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON (May 2016): How to meet your quota!

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (May 2016): How to meet your quota!

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