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Save Sam’s Homestead

The concept of a “Save Sam’s Homestead” group occurred to residents living close to Parkview School in Long Branch in late 2010. We did not develop the concept further. Sam’s Homestead refers to the original homestead of Colonel Samuel Smith. You can search elsewhere, at this website, if you wish to learn more about Samuel […]


Dec. 6, 2014 Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade began with marshalling at Birmingham St. & Dwight Ave. before 9:00 am

I’ve attended many Lakeshore Santa Claus parades over the past couple of decades and retain vivid and enjoyable memories from each of them. Every year we learn and experience something new and different. I’ve reported on the 2012 and 2013 parades in previous posts: Enjoyed Dec. 1, 2012 Santa Claus Parade in Long Branch (in […]


Music from the MCHS days in the 60s – and then some. We owe thanks to Ron Van Dyke for this link.

Ron Van Dyke writes: “Music from the MCHS days in the 60s ….and then some.” Thank you, Ron, for the link!   Updates on the way from MCHS 60s Reunion Committee We are currently preparing a series of blog posts with updates about the following topics. During the past two weeks, the MCHS 60s […]


The outcome of the Wesley Mimico redevelopment story will depend upon negotiations related to the Ontario Heritage Act

Update A June 4, 2018 CBC article is entitled: “This pastor closed his church: Graham Singh is saving a Montreal church by first closing the doors, then opening them wider than ever.” [End]   The outcome of the Wesley Mimico redevelopment story will depend upon negotiations and discussions related to the Ontario Heritage Act and […]


June 24, 2013 news updates related to Long Branch and Mimico

Below are some of my recent Twitter posts or retweets at @jaanpill related to Long Branch and Mimco: Wesley Mimico June 24, 2013 community update June 24, 2013, 7:30 pm community update re: Wesley Mimico United Church  via @sharethis Laurel Broten resigns as Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP as of July 2, 2013 Resignation announcement: Laurel Broten MPP […]


Planning now under way for 2013 Jane’s Walks in Long Branch. We enjoyed our many Long Branch conversations at the Feb. 23, 2013 Government & Community Services Fair at Cloverdale Mall

Planning is now under way for at least two Jane’s Walks in Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey). As part of our advance publicity for the events, we arranged for a Jane’s Walk table at the Government and Community Services Fair on Feb. 23, 2013 at Cloverdale Mall. The event offered a great venue for […]