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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

Friday is application deadline for annual DECA scholarship

Posted by on 3-20-17

Better info for cardiologists and less radiation for patients at newly reopened MGH ‘cath lab’

Posted by on 3-3-17

SEEING GREEN 027: World Water Day March 22 will focus on wastewater

Posted by on 3-2-17

Celebrating diverse linguistic heritage

Posted by on 3-2-17

EY residents and groups take a stand against racism and religious intolerance

Posted by on 3-1-17

EAST YORK ADVOCATE #027: 2017 budget debunks claims of tax savings from amalgamation

Posted by on 2-28-17

IMMIGRATION ISSUES #027: New and re-opened programs offer more immigration opportunities

Posted by on 2-26-17

City passes 2017 budget but not everyone happy with its balance

Posted by on 2-20-17

Tory’s vote sinks city funding for SH Armstrong pool

Posted by on 2-16-17

Rally to save pool funding set for Sunday at noon

Posted by on 2-10-17

Baptist pastor to receive 2017 Agnes Macphail Award

Posted by on 2-9-17

Plea to save east-TO pool shot down by Tory and executive committee

Posted by on 2-7-17

TDSB welcomes reversal of child care cuts but urges sustainable funding solutions

Posted by on 2-6-17

EY film-maker hoping ‘Islamophobia’ doc can spark dialogue

Posted by on 1-31-17

Winter Stations to transform three local beaches into outdoor art galleries in Feb.

Posted by on 1-30-17

Michael Garron Hospital finally gets new sign

Posted by on 1-26-17

New logo for MGH’s 88th bday —but old name still much in use

Posted by on 1-17-17

EY speaking out about proposed City budget cuts

Posted by on 1-17-17

MPP Potts proposes new reward points system for LCBO outlets

Posted by on 1-17-17

Couple travelled nearly 25 km on New Year’s Eve just so they could have baby at East York’s MGH

Posted by on 1-16-17

Long-running M-Factor indie series moves to Eton House starting Thurs. Feb. 16

Posted by on 1-15-17

IMMIGRATION ISSUES 026: New rules help sponsors of family members and long-term workers

Posted by on 1-15-17

Coxwell No Frills will reopen -eventually

Posted by on 1-14-17

East York levees had varied styles

Posted by on 1-12-17

Residents have until December 19 to have input into OMB reform

Posted by on 12-8-16

East York Hall of Fame nearly ready for roll out

Posted by on 12-7-16

IMMIGRATION ISSUES 025: Changes to Express Entry will benefit better candidates

Posted by on 12-6-16

Students at new Aboriginal Studies Centre at Eastern Commerce Collegiate wowed by author Michael Kusugak

Posted by on 12-5-16

Nominations open for 24th Agnes Macphail Award

Posted by on 12-5-16

Reopening of DeSerres in new location delayed till January

Posted by on 12-4-16

$40K raised for MGH by Shoppers’ “Women’s Health” campaign

Posted by on 12-3-16

New Coxwell LCBO finally opens

Posted by on 11-24-16

New LCBO store on Coxwell Ave. set to open Wed. Nov. 23

Posted by on 11-21-16

Students awed by veterans’ war memories at medal ceremony

Posted by on 11-12-16

French Consul presenting two vets with highest military honours at 2 pm EY ceremony

Posted by on 11-11-16

Remembrance Day Eve mission aims to delight veterans November 11

Posted by on 11-10-16

UPDATED-Guide to Remembrance Day activities across East York

Posted by on 11-10-16

Leaside community desperate to hit funding goal for Georgia Walsh playground improvements

Posted by on 11-9-16

East York logo —it’s here …… and gone!

Posted by on 11-4-16

Open Rhodes weekend returns Nov. 12-13

Posted by on 11-4-16

Trees free for the asking!

Posted by on 11-4-16

SEEING GREEN 024: Public outcry over groundwater extraction brings provincial response

Posted by on 11-4-16

New lower speed limits in EY will save lives, councillors say

Posted by on 10-26-16

Deadline looms for input into tough new dog control bylaws

Posted by on 10-24-16

Ribbon cutting for laneway mosaic adds colour and identity to EY streetscape

Posted by on 10-19-16

Donors helping MG Hospital emergency nurses to save lives

Posted by on 10-14-16

Fighting for EY identity – City’s EY logo “oversight” on signs will cost thousands to fix

Posted by on 10-7-16

Martha shifts into overdrive to extend excursion eastward

Posted by on 10-7-16

Lone non-liberal EY parliamentarian Tabuns celebrates 10 years

Posted by on 10-7-16

EY ADVOCATE 023: Here we go again: back to the drawing board on ward boundary realignment

Posted by on 10-7-16

Arts grants available as city plans to focus on EY as a “cultural hot spot” in 2017

Posted by on 10-6-16

Woodbine bike lanes approved, will connect with O’Connor bridge “edge line” lanes

Posted by on 10-6-16

Mini-sized bike lanes now on O’Connor Bridge

Posted by on 9-20-16

Electoral reform on the agenda for MPs’ town halls this fall

Posted by on 9-7-16

Why EY Olympian Martha McCabe is taking the long way home

Posted by on 9-6-16

Enviro-genda – environmentally related events

Posted by on 9-5-16

Olympic Love-In

Posted by on 9-3-16

Crew takes missing Olympic shot put final round in stride

Posted by on 9-2-16

East York athletes being celebrated with Olympic Parade Sunday August 28

Posted by on 8-25-16

Waiting game is over! Nate Erskine-Smith & Amy Syminton have a son

Posted by on 8-22-16

Waiting game continues for MP Nate Erskine-Smith and Amy Symington’s first child

Posted by on 8-12-16

Brittany Crew falls short of qualifying for Rio shot put finals as entire field struggles

Posted by on 8-12-16

10th Annual Danforth Dash bed race kicks off Taste of The Danforth Aug. 5

Posted by on 8-2-16

Top two 2015-16 Toronto scholars are both East York Collegiate students

Posted by on 8-2-16

EY’s Brittany Crew competing at Rio Olympics after winning Canadian shot put championship

Posted by on 8-2-16

30-year success of Thorncliffe Chapel Housing proves that non-profit can work, exec says

Posted by on 8-2-16

New self-service car wash opens on Danforth

Posted by on 8-2-16

Changing lifestyles, Council decisions mean car drivers will need to learn to share roads

Posted by on 8-2-16

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150 Things To Love About East York: We want your suggestions!

Posted by on 5-15-17

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

Posted by on 5-13-17

EY ADVOCATE 029: It’s 20 years since The Borough of East York was killed by Province

Posted by on 5-4-17

East York Chronicle 029 – May 2017 – jpg images of all pages

Posted by on 5-4-17

3rd Woodbine Heights Arts Fest is May 13-14

Posted by on 5-3-17

SEEING GREEN 029: Loving our ravines —to death

Posted by on 5-2-17

YUM! 029: All-day brekkie better than ever at renovated retro Donlands Diner

Posted by on 5-2-17

ADOPTABLE PETS #029: Warturtle could be lifetime companion for right adopter

Posted by on 5-2-17

LucSculpture holding art auction May 12 as owner moving to B.C. this fall

Posted by on 5-2-17

CRAFTY TIPPLER #029: A hidden gem in Leaside

Posted by on 5-1-17

Why you should microchip your pet now

Posted by on 5-1-17

ENVIROGENDA 029, May 2017

Posted by on 4-30-17

EY MOMENTS #029: Brightening up the neighbourhood

Posted by on 4-29-17

PROPERTY PERSPECTIVES 029: Will the bubble burst?

Posted by on 4-29-17

East York Chronicle 028 – April 2017 – jpg images of all pages

Posted by on 4-8-17

Working out of home is part of the philosophy for EY music school that celebrates 60th anniversary this month

Posted by on 4-6-17

EY songwriter’s debut novel shows he’s not just a brilliant lyricist

Posted by on 4-6-17

CRAFTY TIPPLER #028: Connecting the dots —where to find craft beers

Posted by on 4-6-17

ADOPTABLE PETS #028: One-eyed nervous Willy is an athletic youngster

Posted by on 4-5-17

SEEING GREEN 028: Spring is for sprouting! Urban agriculture is growing

Posted by on 4-5-17

Dylan Ellis photography exhibit exemplified new richness of East York’s gallery scene

Posted by on 4-5-17

EY Moments #028: Poor me, lucky me —rentals & refugees

Posted by on 4-4-17

EY ADVOCATE #028: Relating today to Billy McKay

Posted by on 4-4-17

April is Heartworm Prevention Month —the time to get your pet protected

Posted by on 4-3-17

Wolves bring Cosburn Middle School its first hockey championship

Posted by on 4-3-17

PROPERTY PERSPECTIVES #028: Breathe clean Spring air!

Posted by on 4-2-17

LETTERS: Good job covering the community

Posted by on 4-2-17

March madness gets new meaning as registration stampede for city’s spring/summer programs in EY opens Wed. March 8

Posted by on 3-6-17

MARCH FIX! activities guide for the 2017 March Break

Posted by on 3-6-17

East York Chronicle 027 – March, 2017 – jpg images of all pages

Posted by on 3-3-17

ADOPTABLE PETS #027: This bunny with special needs will shine in a special home

Posted by on 3-3-17

April 3 is deadline to apply for START grant

Posted by on 3-3-17

Community theatre alive and well in East York with The East Side Players

Posted by on 3-3-17

EAST YORK ADVOCATE #027: 2017 budget debunks claims of tax savings from amalgamation

Posted by on 2-28-17

CRAFTY TIPPLER #027: Godspeed the new brewery

Posted by on 2-28-17

EAST YORK MOMENTS #027: Of snowbirds and yardbirds

Posted by on 2-28-17

Winter Stations art projects on view till March 27

Posted by on 2-28-17

ENVIRO-GENDA Environmentally oriented events

Posted by on 2-27-17

PROPERTY PERSPECTIVES #027: Spring time tidy up list

Posted by on 2-26-17

Want a free tree out front of your property? Just ask!

Posted by on 2-26-17

Health Notes: Finding fast food balance & balancing magnesium

Posted by on 2-25-17

Family Day Long Weekend Activities Guide

Posted by on 1-28-17

Winterfolk’s 15th anniversary Feb. 17-19 will include many East York talents

Posted by on 1-27-17

East York Chronicle 026 – Jan. 17-Feb. 28, 2017 – jpg images of all pages

Posted by on 1-18-17

ADOPTABLE PETS 026: “Love bug” Captain needs an owner to cuddle!

Posted by on 1-16-17

Local wildlife needs our protection in winter

Posted by on 1-16-17

EY ADVOCATE 026: East York will never die!

Posted by on 1-15-17

SEEING GREEN 026: Be proud you live in Canada’s first Bee City!

Posted by on 1-15-17

EY MOMENTS 026: Keep your fitness resolution and give yourself some love

Posted by on 1-15-17

Eat the rice and get your wet phone to a repair shop as soon as you can, expert advises

Posted by on 1-15-17

Music grant deadline Feb. 1

Posted by on 1-15-17

Get your gumboots moving at Feb. 14 special class

Posted by on 1-15-17

Valentines Day didn’t begin as a celebration of romance

Posted by on 1-15-17

CRAFTY TIPPLER 026: Radical Road is a true brew pub on Queen St.

Posted by on 1-14-17

PROPERTY PERSPECTIVES 026: Tips for making your small EY home feel a lot larger

Posted by on 1-13-17

East York & area New Year’s Eve Guide 2016-17

Posted by on 12-17-16

East York Chronicle 025 – December 2016 – jpg images of all pages

Posted by on 12-7-16

A different kind of Christmas tree —it stays alive!

Posted by on 12-7-16

The Christmas spirit is all over East York!

Posted by on 12-7-16

Pets and the holiday season —some things to consider

Posted by on 12-6-16

ADOPTABLE PETS 025: Traveller is looking for a place to call home

Posted by on 12-6-16

Iconic EY eatery reopens as Donlands Diner with nostalgic theme

Posted by on 12-6-16

Soccer camp, science, sculpture & more: there’s lots of kids & family activities for the Christmas holiday break

Posted by on 12-5-16

EAST YORK MOMENTS 025: Gert would have been proud of how East Yorkers responded to offensive posters

Posted by on 12-5-16

SEEING GREEN 025: East Yorkers can make an important 2017 resolution

Posted by on 12-5-16

Is 47 councillors too many —or not enough?

Posted by on 12-5-16

CRAFTY TIPPLER 025: Left Field the place to make a good craft beer catch

Posted by on 12-5-16

Charlie Brown Christmas Dec. 18

Posted by on 12-4-16

“Creative Legacy” grant available from Art of the Danforth —Jan. 3 deadline

Posted by on 12-4-16

PROPERTY PERSPECTIVES 025: Home selling tips for top dollar curb appeal in the winter months

Posted by on 12-4-16

January 5 meeting outlines how to be involved in 2017 Cultural Hotspot

Posted by on 12-2-16

SIMPLY SWEET 025: These cupcakes are a mouthful —of great sweets!

Posted by on 12-2-16

Leaside Sports Hall of Fame inducts four new members

Posted by on 11-30-16

Soccer PD Day Camp offers exercise and skills development

Posted by on 11-16-16

East York will never forget

Posted by on 11-12-16

The Eleventh Hour -guest editorial by Janet Sherbanowski

Posted by on 11-6-16

East York Chronicle 024 – November 2016 – jpg images of pages

Posted by on 11-4-16

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 024: Birders and naturalists will love gifts from Urban Nature store

Posted by on 11-4-16

ADOPTABLE PETS 024: Meet pulchritudinous Pekoe!

Posted by on 11-4-16

Treasures of East York ravines

Posted by on 11-4-16

SEEING GREEN 024: Public outcry over groundwater extraction brings provincial response

Posted by on 11-4-16

IMMIGRATION ISSUES 024: Attempting to fool Immigration officials is a bad idea all round

Posted by on 11-4-16

Crafty Tippler 024: East York breweries have much to offer

Posted by on 11-4-16

EAST YORK MOMENTS 024: The cat’s ok —and so are my neighbours!

Posted by on 11-4-16

Black Bear Pub regulars gave one of their own epic sendoff

Posted by on 11-3-16

YUM! 024: New owner of iconic Donlands diner looks forward to the past

Posted by on 11-3-16

11 Pumpkin Parades in East York area on November 1

Posted by on 11-1-16

Donors helping MG Hospital emergency nurses to save lives

Posted by on 10-14-16

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Posted by on May 3, 2017

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Posted by on May 2, 2017

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