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FOCUS (JANUARY 2017): Local residents’ associations respond to OMB review

January 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on FOCUS (JANUARY 2017): Local residents’ associations respond to OMB review

Recommendations for mandating community participation

PHOTO CREDIT BY BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS: Planned by the OMB: College Street is rife with developments denied by the city, only to have been approved on appeal by the provincial agency.

By Annemarie Brissenden

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HISTORY (OCTOBER 2016): Yiddish sign evokes rich history

October 28th, 2016 · Comments Off on HISTORY (OCTOBER 2016): Yiddish sign evokes rich history

College Street organization hosts Mandel’s Dreamery installation

PICTURE COURTESY OF ONTARIO JEWISH ARCHIVES: For Fentster curator Evelyn Tauben, pictures of families standing in front of their storefronts evoke the sense of accomplishment early immigrants felt for building not just a business, but a new life.

PICTURE COURTESY OF ONTARIO JEWISH ARCHIVES: For Fentster curator Evelyn Tauben, pictures of families standing in front of their storefronts evoke the sense of accomplishment early immigrants felt for building not just a business, but a new life.

By Clarrie Feinstein

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Tags: Annex · History

POLICE BLOTTER (SEPTEMBER 2016): Police investigate College Street and Ossington Avenue sexual assault

September 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on POLICE BLOTTER (SEPTEMBER 2016): Police investigate College Street and Ossington Avenue sexual assault

By Summer Reid

The Toronto Police Service (TPS) has requested the public’s assistance in investigating a sexual assault that occurred on Sept. 5.

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Police seek help identifying sexual assault suspects

February 2nd, 2016 · Comments Off on Police seek help identifying sexual assault suspects

A 23-year-old woman was walking in the Spadina Avenue and College Street area on Dec. 30, 2015, around 3 p.m. when a man pulled her into an alcove and sexually assaulted her. The Toronto Police Service (TPS) is seeking assistance in identifying the late 20s to early 30s suspect, who is described as approximately five feet seven inches tall weighing 140 pounds with an olive complexion, black hair, brown eyes, and dark features. On the afternoon of the assault, the suspect was wearing a blue track jacket with wide white stripes down the sleeves and a blue symbol on the left chest area. He wore two rings on his right hand and a ring on his left pinky finger.

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Fuel for thought

May 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on Fuel for thought

NEW OWNERS TURN TO NEW METHODS TO ATTRACT CUSTOMERS

New restaurant Fuel House on Clinton has an eclectic menu and even more eccentric approaches to marketing their food. Mike Shulman/Gleaner News

By Mike Shulman/ Gleaner News

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Tags: Food

Rosario Marchese’s 50 years in Toronto

May 10th, 2011 · 2 Comments

By Susan Oppenheim

Rosario Marchese, right, has been a sitting MP in Trinity-Spadina since 1990. Photo credit: Perry King/Gleaner News

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U of T, locals butt heads over 42-storey proposal

June 10th, 2010 · Comments Off on U of T, locals butt heads over 42-storey proposal

By Tim Legault

A proposal to build a massive 42-storey academic residence at 245 and 253 College Street, between Spadina and University, was met with a general unease from local residents during a May 18 community meeting.

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