Emery Village salutes Tim Hortons

  •  November, 2017
The staff and management team at Emery Tim Horton’s (located at 2304 Sheppard Ave. West) would like to thank all of their loyal and valued guests in Emery village for helping celebrate the 11th anniversary on Oct. 17. Laura Kolokotronis, store manager said that, “The Anniversary was a busy day as...

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Yesterday and Today : Community Champion

  •  November, 2017
Humberlea’s fighting community champion By Tim Lambrinos Every year, Nov.11 is a day that symbolizes Remembrance Day in Canada. The day allows an opportunity for everyone to give tribute to our fallen soldiers of the past. We can reflect upon the enormous loss of lives and those who sacrificed...

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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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The Harmony Village tradition continues

  •  August, 2017
By Sean Delaney In light of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Harmony Village community, located at Finch and Islington, decided to bring back their annual barbecue. On Thursday, July 20, the community barbecue, despite a few years hiatus, had an incredible turnout. The event included free enterta...

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Insightful impressions from Emery’s new Poet Laureate

  •  July, 2017
By Sean Delaney On June 6, Laurence Hutchman conducted a poetry reading session at the Carmine Stefano Community Centre. About 40 people attended for the 7 p.m. start time. Hutchman has now written two books of poetry about Emery. The most recent, Two Maps of Emery, is presently printing a s...

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Neighbour’s night out in Emery

  •  July, 2017
By Sean Delaney There are many of us that look forward to the third Tuesday of each June. The event is called Neighbours night out. A very special person named Lee Jackson – a shining example to all of us as an Emery Village resident – helps to make this a better place to live. For ...

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Two streets named in new Casa Development

  •  June, 2017
By Sean Delaney The new development seen soaring into the sky on the south-east side of Finch and Weston Rd. has been assigned street names honouring two local men. Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti had been significantly influential in fashioning the concept for the naming designation. The fin...

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The Art of living well

  •  June, 2017
By Sean Delaney I recently had the pleasure of stopping once again at the weekly Emery Senior’s art class and social gathering. Each Wednesday, a local group of seniors get together to develop their art skills under the excellent instruction of Lucy Catania. The number of participants has g...

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Local public meeting attracts large crowd

  •  March, 2017
By Tim Lambrinos Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti conducted a public meeting on Feb. 13 where the audience swelled out into the hallway of the Julius Banquet Hall at Finch and Arrow Road. More than 500 area residents packed the room for a property tax meeting designed to be an information session. ...

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Golf tournament a walloping success

  •  September, 2016
By Sean Delaney On Thursday, Sept. 8th, Emery Village Charities held a golf tournament at the Nobleton Lakes Golf Club. The day marked the return of the popular event after a two-year hiatus. During this time, Emery Village Charities has been concentrating on new and exciting ways to fund ra...

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New recreation centre for all ages

  •  September, 2016
By Sean Delaney It’s great news for residents of Emery Village and York West - ward 7. In an interview with the Emery?Village Voice this week Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti said he was proud to announce that the funding for a new full service recreation centre is in place. Historically, th...

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Metrolinx LRT open house displays promise

  •  February, 2016
By Sean Delaney Metrolinx held an open house for Emery Village at the Julius Banquet Centre on the evening of Jan. 12. It’s purpose was to share specific details regarding the introductory phase of the fast approaching Finch Avenue West LRT. Metrolinx had 30 boards on display to systematical...

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