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

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017

The new East York Hall of Fame has set a deadline for nominations for the first group of inductees to be added early next year.

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EY history was brought to life at Cosburn Arts Centre

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017

Historical photos of East York, artifacts from olden days and a wall of photos by local students were among the attractions at the “Living History” event…

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

Posted by on Oct 8, 2017

The Cosburn Arts Centre is following up on its successful July 15 arts festival with another day of special activities on Sat. October 14 featuring a “pop up museum” of historical displays…

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

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017

A 10-11 a.m. ceremony will celebrate the naming of two laneways running east of Woodbine Ave. that pay tribute to two stalwart members of the East York immigrant community.

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

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017

The question of whether the East York logo can appear on new and replacement street signs in the former borough remains up in the air but still alive after Toronto’s City Council’s Public Works and Infrastructure Committee was deadlocked…

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

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017

Former East York mayors Alan Redway and Michael Prue, along with representatives of local historical and preservation groups and city councillors all say the public needs to let politicians know they want to see the EY logo continue to appear on local street signs at a meeting Tues. Sept. 19.

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