A month after the Woodbine Avenue bike lanes were opened in East York, locals still seem divided on whether to keep or get rid of them, with duelling petitions fighting it out online.
While she’s had a library card since she was a child, Marina Phillips-Anderson has never used the Todmorden library on the Pape Avenue. However, with a proposal to keep the library open additional hours coming this fall, that could change.
A pilot project for the Todmorden and Swansea Memorial libraries to extend their open hours will keep the libraries open as late as the community centre itself. The two branches have the lowest number of hours open to patrons, and although the proposal calls for extra hours of operation, librarians will not be present during those extended hours.
“I think it is a great idea,” Phillips-Anderson said. “Libraries are safe havens for people.”
A crowd of hundreds protested at the U.S consulate against Islamophobia and white supremacy on Feb. 4.
A sinkhole that unexpectedly appeared beneath a school bus on Tuesday has been filled.