Articles by Zia Zarawar

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Man murdered in Thorncliffe Park

Police said they were called at 6:22 p.m. after a report of shooting at 71 Thorncliffe Park Dr. They found Asakzai in the back parking lot of the high-rise, with life-threatening injuries.

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East York to get its own Hall of Fame

Long-time East York activist Justin Van Dette believes that an East York Hall of Fame will help celebrate community leaders.

Van Dette, also a member of the Kiwanis Club of East York, offered his vision of the hall of fame at a dinner meeting of the KCEY at Thorncliffe Park on Feb. 15.

“I expect the East York Hall of Fame to be an organization to recognize those individuals (who) have a special relationship with our community,” Van Dette said.

Toronto Police forensic van outside bank

Greektown banks targeted by robbers

In less than a month, two banks have been robbed on Danforth Avenue between Pape and Logan avenues. The latest robbery happened on Tuesday just before the noontime at the Bank of Montreal (BMO) located on the corner of Danforth and Ferrier avenues.

Premier hears about cockroaches, broken elevators

Tenants from the Thorncliffe Park neighbourhood gave Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne a rough ride Tuesday night during a town hall consultation at the Thorncliffe Park Public School.
The residents raised multiple complaints about their landlords and accused the provincial and municipal governments of not trying to bring the landlords under control