Yesterday and Today: Anthony Perruzza

  •  May, 2019
St. Basil’s Brawny Italian Army By Tim Lambrinos St. Basil-the-Great College opened in 1962 at the corner of Weston Road and Sheppard. The school was constructed on the former Jethro Crang family apple orchard. The purchase of the property by the Basilian Fathers included an elegan...

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Spring safety message from the TRCA

  •  April, 2019
By Sean Delaney The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), is reminding residents of dangers that exist near streams, rivers, ponds and lakes around this time of year and urge people to keep family and pets away from the edge of all waterways. For our Emery Village residents please ...

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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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