Seeing kids grow with excitement each time a train passes. That, says Stephen Ford, is his favourite thing about the Scarborough Model Railroaders Club. “Days like today are a lot of fun,” the 30-plus-year member said at the club’s Dec. 1 fall open house.
Police arrested two teenaged men last week in connection to a violent robbery at a Scarborough shop. On Nov. 17 at about 9:15 p.m., police responded to a robbery call at a convenience store on Ellesmere Road.
A man arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl may have other victims, police say. On Nov. 15, the man, who police say was working for Sunwave Gas and Power and Reliance Home Comfort, was conducting door-to-door sales.
Police arrested three men and seized more than 1,000 marijuana plants after searching a pair of commercial units and a home. On Nov. 13, Toronto’s drug squad executed two search warrants in the Midland Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East area.
Police are asking the public for information following a crash that sent a pedestrian to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The Art Guild of Scarborough, celebrating its 51st year this year, has organized more than a few Fall Art Shows, but none was quite like this one. This year’s annual Fall Art Show, which ran Nov. 2 and 3, had the best turnout ever, Art Guild president Garry Herridge said.
A 19-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on Nov. 2 while walking in the Crovette Avenue and Magnolia Avenue area, police report.
Police say they have located Aneisha Mahabir. The 28-year-old Toronto woman was reported missing on Oct. 27 at 8 a.m. in the Sheppard Avenue East and Birchmount Road area. She was located on Oct. 28 at approximately 2:30 p.m. Police would like to thank the public for their help and assistance in locating the woman.
Toronto Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Scarborough woman. Aneisha Mahabir, 28, of Toronto was last seen on Oct. 27 at approximately 8 a.m. in the Sheppard Avenue East and Birchmount Road area. The woman is described as brown, 5-foot-8, 140 lbs. with long, black hair tied in a bun […]
Police have arrested and charged a man in connection to an ongoing drugs, guns and gangs investigation. The arrest follows an Oct. 4 request by Staff Inspector Greg McLane of the Homicide Squad for help finding several men wanted in connection with two police investigations: Project Brazen and Project Quell.
Chinook salmon in Highland Creek? That the Scarborough creek carries the fish normally found in the Pacific came as news to Gary Carmichael. “I had no idea that there were salmon in Highland Creek so I was surprised to hear that,” the Scarborough resident said.
Two men were arrested Oct. 1 in connection with an ongoing criminal investigation. The two men, including an acquaintance of the mayor, are facing a combined nine drug-related charges.
“It’s the colour of my soul, what I see, what I feel,” said artist Renate Dusk. “Sometimes I don’t even know what I am painting, especially with abstract. I allow the paint to tell me the story instead of me creating a story; the paint does it. And sometimes I just let it be.”
In 2007, Dr. Raza Awan realized he had a severe neck injury. Fifteen years of work at a computer screen studying to become a doctor, as well as playing such sports as tennis had done the damage. He tried some traditional forms of therapy, including physiotherapy, massage, chiropractic treatment and acupuncture. But none of them helped. “I found that Pilates helped my lower back pain,” he said. “(Then) I started going to yoga classes … to explore what yoga could do.”
Canada’s largest breast cancer centre opened at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Thursday. The Louise Temerty Breast Cancer Centre is located on the sixth floor of M-Wing at the Toronto hospital’s Bayview Avenue location. The 28,000 square foot facility offers patients specialty clinics and unique programs with the latest technology and imaging.
With technologies such as the Marion C. Soloway Breast Rapid Diagnostic Unit, patients can receive rapid assessment and next-day diagnosis.
“If God can do it for 40 days in the desert, we should go through that challenge, too,” said Sherwin Serrao.
Serrao, 20, a student at the University of Guelph, gave up eating McDonalds meat for Lent this year. Since Serrao also works at McDonalds in Mississauga on weekends, he usually eats the restaurant’s food on his lunch breaks during his shift.
There is never a dull moment during the play. The suspenseful, entertaining and funny murder story will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
A Brampton’s family’s recent lawsuit seeking to remove their son from religion classes at his Catholic school has been making headlines. The issue has some people and parents wondering why non-Catholics even want to send their children to a Catholic school if they are going to opt out of religion classes. For one Etobicoke family, […]
When the Second World War broke out, the choice for Hugh Brown was straightforward. “Many chose to join the Navy. Others wanted to be in the Army,” he said. “Being part of the Air Force just attracted me,” Brown said.