Paul Henderson scores assist in Leaside rink fundraiser

The man who scored the “goal of the century” at the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet Union skated into East York Sunday to assist the busy community rink. Canadian hockey hero and former Toronto Maple Leaf Paul Henderson brought his travelling Henderson Jersey Homecoming Tour to Leaside Memorial Community Gardens to help raise funds for the arena’s expansion.

Tastier, healthier soups start at East Lynn farmers’ market, East Yorker says

Robin Battle’s soups are a hit with her children and grandchildren. The East York resident says she’s tired of bland, chemically treated produce that travels thousands of kilometres before hitting grocery store shelves, which is why she shops at the East Lynn Park farmers’ market.

Authors, audiences Keep Toronto Reading

Three ladies sat in the basement auditorium of the S. Walter Stewart library branch in East York one day last month, discussing mystery novels while waiting for a visiting author to arrive. They were taking advantage of the “eh List” author series, a featured event of the sixth annual Keep Toronto Reading Festival.