Lanyard Park’s Indian Village

  •  December, 2018
By Tim Lambrinos Before the start of the 19th century, the natural environment around Daystrom Drive Public School was home to a large indigenous settlement. This local Indian village site was first documented and surveyed by United Empire Loyalist, Augustus Jones. In 1793, he accompanied...

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Yesterday and Today: New Trail System

  •  October, 2017
Our new trail system on an age-old floodplain By Tim Lambrinos Around 60 years ago, the property where Daystrom Drive Public School and Lanyard Park stand today was still part of an amply sized farm. During the 1940’s and 1950’s, Richard Storer was the farmer who cultivated its crops, had c...

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Yesterday and Today: The violinist & accordionist of Emery

  •  May, 2016
BY TIM LAMBRINOS The musical talent of Claudio Vena was supported and advanced by his parents, Francesco and Colomba Vena. Their family was from the small town of Rende, Italy in the middle part of Calabria. The Vena’s moved into a home on Lanyard Road with their three boys adjacent to Days...

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