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The March 20, 2012 meeting of the Long Branch Historical Society will be held at James. S. Bell Junior Middle School

We’ve scheduled a speaker — Honorary Colonel Gerald Haddon will speak about the history of Canadian aviation — at the March 20, 2012 meeting of the Long Branch Historical Society. The meeting starts at 6:30 pm. We have a contract … Continue reading

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“Jus’ thinkin'” post from Graeme Decarie, who taught at Malcolm Campbell High School in the early 1960s

Click here for previous posts from or about Graeme Decarie > I am pleased to share with you the following post from Graeme Decarie: * * * * * * * * * * Jus’ thinkin’ My thoughts went back … Continue reading

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John Stewart of Wiarton has added a comment to a previous post about the 1958 fire at the Long Branch Hotel

John Stewart of Wiarton has added a comment to a previous post about the fire at the Long Branch hotel; he writes: “Our family grew up on 31 Arcadian Circle from 1939 to 1998. I remember the Long Branch hotel … Continue reading

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December 2015 newsletter from TDSB Trustee Pamela Gough

The following newsletter is from TDSB Trustee Pamela Gough, who along with the local MPP at the time, Laurel Broten, some years ago played a key role, which is much appreciated by the local residents, in enabling the former Parkview School … Continue reading

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David Webster, who grew up in Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey), has a great recollection of local history dating back to the 1940s

Updates: Colleen O’Marra – see Comments at the end of this post – has added details about Police Chief Smythe that I read with much interest. For additional comments about Toronto-area postwar emergency housing, click here > [End]   I … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 update from TDSB Trustee Pamela Gough’s Office

The following text is from Pamela Gough’s Office: Sent on behalf of Trustee Pamela Gough: Ward 3 Trustee Pamela Gough’s Canada Day Update June 28, 2013 Happy Canada Day! This will be my final newsletter for the academic year. I … Continue reading

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News update – TDSB Trustee Pamela Gough’s Office – May 23, 2013

Sent on behalf of Trustee Pamela Gough: Ward 3 Trustee Pamela Gough’s Update May 23, 2013 With summer on our doorstep, the trees, grass, and shrubs have turned a TDSB-logo green, and we are quickly wrapping up the school year. … Continue reading

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Second Long Branch Jane’s Walk, on May 5, 2013 explored the Mississauga-Toronto border south of Lake Shore Blvd. West

The weather was perfect for the second Long Branch Jane’s Walk, held on May 5, 2013, which took us from Marie Curtis Park to Colonel Samuel Smith’s homestead site, and from there to the Fair Grounds Organic Cafe and Roastery … Continue reading

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Ward 3 Trustee Pamela Gough’s Update April 26

Following is from Trustee Pamela Gough’s Office: Sent on behalf of Trustee Pamela Gough: Ward 3 Trustee Pamela Gough’s Update April 26, 2013 Happy Earth Week! I did my traditional community clean-up on Monday, Earth Day. My husband, who is … Continue reading

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“Y” Squadron air crew, Long Branch Aerodrome, May 27, 1917

The following photo and text is from Bob Lansdale, who’s given permission to post it: At an auction yesterday held by the Photo Hist Soc of Canada I saw this picture on the wall of the Veterans Club at the top … Continue reading

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