Two women scoping out cars (looking inside, checking doors) Thirty Seventh Street in Etobicoke, Jan. 29, 2016

Following item is from a recent post by a Long Branch resident at the Long Branch Neighbourhood Watch online group: WARNING: A contractor was measuring my backyard on Friday (Jan 29 around 11:15 am) and saw two women scoping out cars (looking inside, checking doors) along 37th street. As they came to his truck he […]

TRCA/Sawmill Sid portable sawmilling project now underway at Small Arms Building in Mississauga

MPP Peter Milczyn: Transit Town Hall with Minister Steven Del Duca, Wed., Feb. 3, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 3819 Bloor St. West

  On Wednesday, February 3, 2016, MPP Peter Milczyn will be hosting, with MPP Yvan Baker, a Transit Town Hall with Minister Steven Del Duca. Please see the attached flyer [below and above] for more details. MilczynBaker_TransitTownhall_2016 The purpose of the townhall is to discuss investments already being made in transit and to seek public […]

Caddying at Marlborough Golf Club in Montreal and other ways kids earned money fifty years ago

We’ve had some previous posts at this website concerned with the Marlborough Golf Club. We’ve also had some posts in the past about Cartierville School. I’ve recently been working on a post about the 1970-71 school year, when I took a year off from university to work at logging and sawmill jobs in the interior […]

January 2016 Update from David Godley of Long Branch

The following text is from David Godley; I have waited for the go-ahead from him, before I proceeded to post this item. Because of time (and energy) constraints, I have done minimal formatting of this text. The message includes two attached files: crombie 97,27thomb David Godley writes: Happy 2016 Long Branch Neighbourhood Association. The outlook […]

New construction route approved for Lakeview Waterfront Connection

Following message is from Port Credit Conservation: Construction of a new waterfront conservation area in the Lakeview community is scheduled to begin in mid-2016 via a new construction route just approved by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change. The route provides a more streamlined construction process with fewer impacts to the public. The […]

Reports of dead raccoons & dogs with marijuana poisoning in Humber College & Colonel Samuel Smith Park area

From Long Branch Neighbourhood Watch: Reports of dead raccoons & dogs with marijuana poisoning in the Humber College and Colonel Samuel Smith Park area. Keep your cats indoors and dogs on leash. Etobicoke Guardian article A Jan. 28, 2016 Etobicoke Guardian article is entitled: “Useful tips, in aftermath of suspected dog poisoning cases in south […]

Compilation of list of names for photo of Mrs. Bell’s Grade 7 class at Ahuntsic School, 1958

Noreen (Doherty) McMillan writes: Hello Jaan, I am re-sending herewith the photo of Mrs. Bell’s Grade 7 class in Ahuntsic Elementary of 1958. With the help of my dear friends, Lise Decoste (Laval, Que.), Nina Sharko (Rockledge, Florida), and Marsha Silver (Orleans, Ont.) we have compiled as many names as possible. (Last names not always […]

Gail Howell de Vries’ best friends at MCHS were Lynda Spence, Barclay Allan, Dawson Campbell, Brent Holden, Linda McCracken, Bruce McKay

Myrth GAIL Howell de Vries has added a comment to a previous page dealing with the MCHS 2015 reunion that as held on Oct. 17, 2015 in Toronto. “So sad to hear that I missed the 2015 Reunion. My family left Quebec, in 1963, and so have not been in contact with classmates from 1960-1963. […]