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Community Bus pilot program rolls into East York

The TTC began its nine-month Community Bus pilot program along two routes this month. The program is designed to connect senior citizens and Wheel-Trans customers along the Lawrence Manor 400 and East York 404 routes by offering door-to-door service to shopping centres, community centres, hospitals and seniors’ centres.

Scarborough starts 2013 with lower homicide rate

Scarborough and North York’s homicide rates were the lowest in Toronto for the first three months of 2013, say Toronto police statistics. But what do these statistics really tell us about how safe these areas are? “It’s hard to give you an exact answer,” Const. Tony Vella said.

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Special needs family gets dream home

Rooms that are too small, halls that are too narrow and endless flights of stairs are an everyday struggle for Mathi and her special-needs children. Having two kids who are confined to wheelchairs only adds to the stresses of her everyday life.

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City unveils ‘absolutely essential’ road repairs for Scarborough

It’s been said Toronto has two seasons: winter and construction. With winter at an end, the city recently announced its 2011 plan for road work, including two major projects in the Scarborough area. Coun. Denzil Minnan-Wong, chair of the city’s public works and infrastructure committee, unveiled the campaign at the corner of Victoria Park Avenue and Ellesmere Road last week.

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East York Goliaths win championship

The first half of the match produced three goals and a score of 2-1 in favour of the Goliaths. In the second half, the East York Goliaths were able to increase their lead and stop the Victoria Park Panthers from scoring again – with the game ending 5-1.