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More changes coming to Woodbine-O’Connor intersection

Posted by on 12-4-17

New year-long Bengali reading project launched by BLRC

Posted by on 12-4-17

Understanding Taylor Creek Park’s master plan

Posted by on 12-4-17

Historical Society honours four volunteers for years of service

Posted by on 12-3-17

Nominations sought for 25th Agnes Macphail Award in 2018

Posted by on 12-3-17

New moniker for Thorncliffe area community organization

Posted by on 12-2-17

City budget input in EY Jan. 10

Posted by on 12-2-17

East York has the best politicians too!

Posted by on 12-1-17

CANVAS Condos breaks ground

Posted by on 12-1-17

BREAKING: 7-Eleven at Danforth-Donlands Avenues is closed -but still listed on company website

Posted by on 11-29-17

Countdown for EY Hall of Fame nominations is on as group also offers new EY flags for sale

Posted by on 11-7-17

New Danforth community group already busy with event on Nov. 22

Posted by on 11-7-17

Santa’s Streetcar wants you along for the ride November 25!

Posted by on 11-6-17

Extra special treatment was fitting for exceptional EY volunteers

Posted by on 11-6-17

Leaside Sports Hall of Fame inducting new members November 17

Posted by on 11-6-17

Second entrance and elevator at Woodbine Station finally opens

Posted by on 11-6-17

Thorncliffe Park gets a new cafe

Posted by on 11-5-17

At least 14 pumpkin parades in East TO November 1

Posted by on 11-1-17

Councillor plans Oct. 30 public safety meeting at Stan Wadlow Park

Posted by on 10-24-17

Midway could return for Canada Day 2018, organizers say

Posted by on 10-9-17

Toronto’s poet laureate among notable draws for Oct. 14 Bengali literary event

Posted by on 10-7-17

Agricultural projects to get 500K through Greenbelt fund

Posted by on 10-7-17

Mother Language Day monument gets go-ahead

Posted by on 10-6-17

Art exhibit on missing & murdered women in EY Oct. 15-29

Posted by on 10-6-17

Paul Estrela Lane and Angelone Lane signs officially unveiled

Posted by on 10-5-17

Council approves East York logos on street signs

Posted by on 10-4-17

Cosburn-Cedarvale to get its traffic light after overwhelming Council OK

Posted by on 10-3-17

Hard to keep dry eyes as PTSD victims commemorated at Todmorden Legion

Posted by on 9-24-17

Signs unveiling Saturday Sept. 23 for newly named laneways off Woodmount

Posted by on 9-23-17

Petition for Woodbine bike lanes removal hits 2,000 signatures

Posted by on 9-20-17

New EY street sign logos in limbo but alive pending Council consideration

Posted by on 9-19-17

Councillors and former mayors say Sept. 19 public support for street sign logos is urgent

Posted by on 9-18-17

Sept. 13 Kairos Kitchi Blanket Exercise will give insight into colonization

Posted by on 9-13-17

EY registration starts Sept. 13 for City’s autumn recreation programs

Posted by on 9-12-17

Residents can air views on proposed 30-floor condo Sept. 14

Posted by on 9-6-17

Platform condos starts pre-build sales of Greenwood-Danforth units

Posted by on 9-5-17

Kimbourne community raising funds for greening project

Posted by on 9-4-17

Woodbine bike lanes ease travel for two-wheelers but impact on auto traffic angers some car drivers and nearby residents

Posted by on 9-4-17

Todmorden Legion branch establishes memorial garden to honour fallen heroes

Posted by on 9-3-17

Group to vote on list of Greenwood Station second-exits Sept. 12

Posted by on 9-1-17

EY’s Brittany Crew caps shot put season with gold medal in Taiwan

Posted by on 8-28-17

Woodbine bike lanes being used before they’re even done!

Posted by on 8-19-17

Quest for bedpan ‘Gold’ is on! Fri. Aug. 11 at 2 pm

Posted by on 8-10-17

Woodbine bike lanes to be installed August 18-31

Posted by on 8-9-17

Rise & Dine uses grand opening to raise funds for MGH

Posted by on 8-5-17

Planning for 2018 Canada Day parade and festival off to a rip-roaring start

Posted by on 7-10-17

Brittany Crew sets another record in repeating as Canadian shot put champion

Posted by on 7-9-17

Naming of laneways to honour two East York immigrant icons

Posted by on 7-8-17

Cosburn-Cedarvale stoplight deferred by Council despite overwhelming local support

Posted by on 7-7-17

Use of East York logo on street signs gets boost from city council

Posted by on 7-6-17

RAT-POCALYSE! Significant increase in number of EY sightings

Posted by on 7-6-17

Dragon paddlers reach The Hill and nearing $20,000 for Gilda’s Club

Posted by on 7-5-17

Kids orphaned after Courtney Sayliss loses cancer battle

Posted by on 7-4-17

Saving Canada Day: small-town Can-do ethic pulls off EY celebration miracle

Posted by on 7-2-17

UPDATED: East York Canada Day celebrations

Posted by on 7-1-17

UPDATED: Suspect arrested and charged in Main-Danforth sex assault

Posted by on 6-21-17

Man arrested and charged in Main-Danforth sex assault

Posted by on 6-21-17

Ward 29 Environment Day June 22

Posted by on 6-19-17

East York resident to be honoured as King of the Grill Saturday

Posted by on 6-15-17

Dragons Abreast dragon boat team to celebrate 20th anniversary with paddle to Ottawa for Canada Day

Posted by on 6-10-17

Two June events kick off EY Cultural Hotspot program

Posted by on 6-9-17

Hundreds of ukulele playing TDSB students coming to EY for Uke Day

Posted by on 6-9-17

East York’s 60th Canada Day parade, fireworks & festivities will make for a full day

Posted by on 6-9-17

Agnes Macphail honoured on new $10 bill

Posted by on 6-3-17

Diefenbaker school unveils new historical mural

Posted by on 6-2-17

Climate action deferred to July

Posted by on 6-1-17

Nominations open for new East York Hall of Fame

Posted by on 6-1-17

Donlands Diner grand opening serves up East York identity boost

Posted by on 5-30-17

UPDATED: EY’s Brittany Crew improves on her new Canadian record for women’s shot put

Posted by on 5-19-17

Pre-show red carpet yuks at Laughter Is The Best Medicine fundraiser

Posted by on 5-13-17

East York Hall of Fame is go for launch this month

Posted by on 5-5-17

East Yorkers showing they do care about climate change

Posted by on 5-3-17

Helena and Lauren saving lives one used battery at a time

Posted by on 5-1-17

MGH formalizes partnership arrangement with Sunnybrook

Posted by on 5-1-17

Arts project ideas invited for Main Squared festival funding until May 18

Posted by on 5-1-17

2017 registration now open for Tree For Me free trees program

Posted by on 5-1-17

EY’s Brittany Crew named University Athlete of The Year by Athletics Canada

Posted by on 4-14-17

Named to Olympic Athletes Commission, EY Olympian Martha McCabe retiring from active competition to help athletes and kids

Posted by on 4-7-17

Local groups & councillors will spend Earth Day doing park work

Posted by on 4-6-17

Peer Project celebrates 40th anniversary of kids helping kids

Posted by on 4-6-17

Rental laws reforms a hot topic on EY political agenda

Posted by on 4-5-17

Get the facts about urban coyotes at EYCC session April 10

Posted by on 4-5-17

Historical society celebrates its own 35-year heritage this month

Posted by on 4-5-17

East York will mark the 100th anniversary of Vimy at April 9 ceremonies

Posted by on 4-4-17

Prominent women were much in evidence at the 2017 Agnes Macphail Award ceremony

Posted by on 4-4-17

Permits received, No Frills renovation work has begun

Posted by on 4-4-17

EY seniors support worker wins Canada-wide company award

Posted by on 4-3-17

Community rallies to help family left homeless by fire

Posted by on 4-1-17

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East York Chronicle 036 – December 2017-Jan. 15 ’18 – jpg images of all pages

Posted by on 12-8-17

Winter Holiday Break Activities Guide

Posted by on 12-8-17

ADOPTABLE PETS 036: Big and beautiful Ella needs room to hop

Posted by on 12-7-17

Ten out of ten on pedicure at EY’s new The Ten Spot location

Posted by on 12-6-17

SEEING GREEN 036: New Year brings new urgency on environment resolutions

Posted by on 12-6-17

Students learn about citizenship at ceremony

Posted by on 12-5-17

There’s additive-free fish and seafood right here in East York!

Posted by on 12-5-17

Yes, Virginia, there is an East York —flags flying off the shelves

Posted by on 12-5-17

Rise of soccer popularity prompts opening of new EY academy

Posted by on 12-5-17

Wing it to Urban Nature for the bird lovers on your list

Posted by on 12-4-17

This EY brewery also a great place to hang out

Posted by on 12-4-17

The “good guys in food service” are based in East York

Posted by on 12-4-17

GET OUTTA TOWN 036: Helping the Caribbean bounce back

Posted by on 12-3-17

CSIS Santa —he sees you…

Posted by on 12-3-17

EAST YORK ADVOCATE 036: The Great Mud Slide of 1985

Posted by on 12-3-17

EY tree lightings get the magic of the season underway

Posted by on 12-3-17

@Home with Kevin 036: Real Estate 2017: Like Santa’s sleigh ride —in a blizzard!

Posted by on 12-3-17

EY Moments 036: Wishing you a healthy body and mind

Posted by on 12-2-17

Sports Café Danforth takes watching tv sports to whole new level

Posted by on 12-2-17

700 toys collected by Streetcar Santa

Posted by on 12-1-17

You better watch out!

Posted by on 12-1-17

Hair’s to surviving cancer in style!

Posted by on 11-30-17

Original ‘Wartime Radio’ shows at Hope United Church will resonate with Remembrance Day

Posted by on 11-9-17

East York Chronicle 035 – November 2017 – jpg images of all pages

Posted by on 11-8-17

Remembrance Day Salute to our veterans and troops

Posted by on 11-7-17

PROPERTY PERSPECTIVES 035: The Regrettable #1 Trap of Retirement Downsizing

Posted by on 11-7-17

East End Arts wants your ideas at community consultations

Posted by on 11-7-17

East York Advocate 035: Decisions made at City Hall and by the Province aren’t truly local!

Posted by on 11-7-17

EY history was brought to life at Cosburn Arts Centre

Posted by on 11-6-17

Adoptable Pets 035: Fun-loving Dixie is also smart!

Posted by on 11-6-17

Conference celebrated Bengali writing

Posted by on 11-5-17

Hands-on music & food at Hirut

Posted by on 11-5-17

East York Moments 035: A new way to get around East York!

Posted by on 11-5-17

Cosburn Wolves girls’ soccer teams earn the right to howl!

Posted by on 11-5-17

CRAFTY TIPPLER 035: Craft vs. Shaft

Posted by on 11-4-17

Traditional Chinese Medicine offers autumn health fillips

Posted by on 11-4-17

East York Chronicle 034 – October 2017 – jpg images of all pages

Posted by on 10-10-17

East York Ladies Softball veteran players holding reunion Nov. 4

Posted by on 10-8-17

Cosburn Arts Centre presenting ‘Living History’ of East York Oct. 14

Posted by on 10-8-17

EY’s Cool East is now exclusive TO distributor of popular new Xero ‘barefoot’ shoes

Posted by on 10-8-17

EY ADVOCATE 034: Will it ever end?

Posted by on 10-8-17

ADOPTABLE PETS 034: Anxious Izzy looking for his calm place

Posted by on 10-8-17

DEAF exhibitor invited back to prestigious McMichael Gallery show for third time

Posted by on 10-7-17

SEEING GREEN 034: Moving ahead on TO’s climate change plan

Posted by on 10-7-17

New Raw K9 Supply store offers a new twist on pet foods

Posted by on 10-6-17

Local heritage root sunchoke is a less starchy alternative to potato

Posted by on 10-5-17

PROPERTY PERSPECTIVES 034: Tips for converting your basement into a liveable, value-added space

Posted by on 10-5-17

EAST YORK MOMENTS 034: Family-friendly events abound in EY

Posted by on 10-5-17

Pre-winter home renos are a prudent step to take now

Posted by on 10-4-17

CRAFTY TIPPLER 034: Eastbound Brewing Co. is a welcome change for Queen St. at Broadview

Posted by on 10-3-17

OPINION: Raising the minimum wage is the right thing to do -by Justin Van Dette

Posted by on 10-3-17

NEW: Danforth East Arts Festival park layout map and exhibitor list for Sept. 16-17

Posted by on 9-16-17

New owner plans Sept. 15 “Grand Reopening” for Remarks

Posted by on 9-6-17

DECA celebrating ten years with two parties and scavenger hunt

Posted by on 9-5-17

DECA’s 9th Danforth East Arts Fair highlights an explosion of public art in East York

Posted by on 9-5-17

East York Chronicle 033 – September 2017 – jpg images of all pages

Posted by on 9-5-17

SEEING GREEN 033: We all need to be proactive to reduce flooding

Posted by on 9-4-17

EAST YORK ADVOCATE 033: Woodbine Bridge is also a link to East York’s past and history

Posted by on 9-4-17

PROPERTY PERSPECTIVES 033: How to achieve top dollar quick sales in a buyer-friendly market

Posted by on 9-4-17

Bell box murals transform everyday into fantastical

Posted by on 9-4-17

EY MOMENTS 033: Saving the world from plastic pods & showing off local artists’ works

Posted by on 9-4-17

Making action with art!

Posted by on 9-4-17

Sometimes you can see art in action!

Posted by on 9-4-17

THE CRAFTY TIPPLER 033: Louis Cifer is a craft beer delight

Posted by on 9-3-17

ADOPTABLE PETS 033: Spunky senior Snoopy needs quiet home

Posted by on 9-3-17

Canada 150 still being celebrated

Posted by on 9-3-17

Art can be a great conversation starter

Posted by on 9-3-17

COMMENT: Guaranteed Annual Income —a good idea or not?

Posted by on 9-2-17

East York Chronicle 032 – August 2017 – jpg images of all pages

Posted by on 8-10-17

ADOPTABLE PETS 032: Make Ryder a happy hamster

Posted by on 8-9-17

Main Squared adding art to busy corner for nine days in late August

Posted by on 8-7-17

SEEING GREEN 032: Bee Aware: Our Food Bonds on a Bounty of Buzzing Bees Between Blooms

Posted by on 8-6-17

Renovated and reimagined Broadview Hotel changes east TO’s psychological landscape

Posted by on 8-5-17

EAST YORK ADVOCATE 032: Conflicting goals

Posted by on 8-5-17

The Tastes of East York & area 2017

Posted by on 8-4-17

East York Chronicle 031 – July 2017 – jpg images of all pages

Posted by on 7-11-17

ADOPTABLE PETS 031: Sweet Nessa likes people and other dogs

Posted by on 7-10-17

EAST YORK ADVOCATE 031: How do rent controls and house speculation impact on East York?

Posted by on 7-6-17

SEEING GREEN 031: “Going native” in backyard helps all of us

Posted by on 7-6-17

EAST YORK MOMENTS 031: Making our streets safe for all of us

Posted by on 7-5-17

THE CRAFTY TIPPLER 031: I liked looking at this Rorschach!

Posted by on 7-4-17

From the beach to the ballroom: summer hair care has its challenges

Posted by on 7-4-17

Concerts in parks popular in EY

Posted by on 7-4-17

PROPERTY PERSPECTIVES 031: The Dog House – home upgrades with Sparky in mind

Posted by on 7-3-17

Summer a great time for home renos

Posted by on 7-3-17

Saving Canada Day: small-town Can-do ethic pulls off EY celebration miracle

Posted by on 7-2-17

Mirror Image by Stephen Lay: “Border Collie”

Posted by on 7-2-17

East York Summer Activities Guide

Posted by on 6-30-17

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Posted by on Dec 5, 2017

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