1909 postcard on the radials through Long Branch (Jane Fairburn); 1909 Middle Road Bridge (Dave Cook)

Along the Shore (2013) Jane Fairburn, author of Along the Shore, focusing on the waterfront communities of Toronto, has posted a vintage postcard on the radials through Long Branch on the Along the Shore Facebook page. Here’s the text accompanying the photo, on Jane Fairburn’s Facebook page: “In the late nineteenth century, as the middle […]

J.A.D. McCurdy induction: An aviation announcement from Hon. Col. Gerald Haddon

An Aviation Announcement We are pleased to share with you the following notice from Honorary Colonel Gerald P. J. Haddon, Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering, Borden, Ontario: In a moving ceremony which took place at the Canada Science and Technology Museum on November 21, 2012, in Ottawa, Honorary Air Commodore, The Honourable […]

Ward 3 Trustee Pamela Gough and Ward 2 Trustee Chris Glover hosting a joint Ward Forum on Tuesday Jan. 29, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Good Morning, Ward 3 Trustee Pamela Gough and Ward 2 Trustee Chris Glover will be hosting a joint Ward Forum on Tuesday January 29 at 7 pm. The meeting will be held at Lambton Kingsway JMS (525 Prince Edward Dr.). We are very pleased that Annie Kidder, Executive Director of People for Education will be […]

Friends of Fort York bring you the December 2012 issue of Fife and Drum

Please find below the latest edition of Fife and Drum, published by the Friends of Fort York. Fife & Drum v 16no5 December 2012 In my experience this newsletter is a tremendously valuable source of information.  

We’re seeking historical details about Tommy Reeds Bicycle Store/Candy Store in Long Branch (in New Jersey not Toronto)

Given that I have a website that focuses on Long Branch (in Toronto not New Jersey), I sometimes get phone calls from across the United States asking me to help track down historical details related to Long Branch (in New Jersey not Toronto). People find the Preserved Stories website through Google searches for Long Branch. […]

Dec. 4, 2012 letter from Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Laurel Broten regarding Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)

Can you help find a photo of the Women’s Pavilion at the Lakeshore Hospital Grounds?

Steven High (2003) highlights the Machine in the Garden aesthetic of postwar factory design

Humber Arboretum offers camp during Dec. 18, 2012 one-day TDSB strike

The following is the text of an email message from Humber Arboretum concerning a camp that’s available during the Dec. 18, 2012 TDSB one-day strike: TO REGISTER Due to the short notice of the upcoming strike, to register please email or call arboretum@humber.ca or 416-675-5009 to provide the following information. Name of parent/guardian Name of child Age […]

Secondary Plan to cap building heights: Tamara Shephard, Etobicoke Guardian, Dec. 14, 2012

We owe thanks to Abbe Edelson for alerting us to this article by Tamara Shephard in The Etobicoke Guardian. Click the link in the previous sentence to read the article. The opening sentence reads: “A document to guide growth and change in historic Mimico-By-The-Lake over the next 20 years will come before community and Toronto councils next spring.” […]