Any Emery stroll is good for the soul

  •  June, 2021
As we start to see more light at the end of this pandemic tunnel, getting outside and enjoying the fresh air is a much-needed change and perfect for our mental health. We have come so far - It’s more important than ever to keep focused on the positive and what is within our control. Now that the...

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June is Seniors' Month in Ontario

  •  May, 2021
A perfect time to honour the giants whose shoulders you stood on By Sean Delaney In the province of Ontario, the month of June should hold a special place in everyone’s hearts, because everyone can thank the generations that came before them for the gifts they have today. It is an ubiquitou...

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Help yourself stay well - get a flu shot

  •  November, 2020
By Sean Delaney This fall and winter is certainly not the time to become stricken with the seasonal flu, especially for senior citizen age residents. Hospitals and their emergency rooms will likely be at or near maximum capacity. Doctor’s offices will see patients on a reduced schedule, and there...

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Soccer season starts

  •  February, 2020
By Sean Delaney President of West Toronto United FC John Barbieri said the group is a not for profit community based house league program. They run a non-competitive program all for fun, but also have a competitive side if parents and their children want to get to a higher level and play com...

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In with the new!

  •  August, 2019
By Sean Delaney Emery’s new community centre is coming in 2024. The City of Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation Division is developing a new Western North York Community Centre at 60 Starview Lane and they would like your help. The new 77,000 square foot state-of-the-art community and recrea...

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Lucy and Lee’s seniors art class extravaganza

  •  June, 2019
By Sean Delaney Where does the time go? Another season of the Emery senior’s art class and social gathering has come to an end. Each Wednesday, a local group of seniors get together to develop their art skills under the skilled instruction of Lucy Catania. The number of weekly participants ...

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Senior art in Emery

  •  May, 2019
By Sean Delaney I recently had the pleasure of stopping in on the Emery Senior’s art class and social gathering. Each Wednesday, a local group of local seniors get together to develop their art skills under the excellent instruction of Lucy Catania for painting, and Lee Jackson for knitting. ...

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Senior's Greetings

  •  January, 2019
Holiday class at its best by Sean Delaney All the wonderful seniors at the Carmine Stefano Community Centre art program wish everyone a happy holiday season. ...

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Senior art in Emery

  •  November, 2018
By Sean Delaney I once again had the pleasure to stop in and see first hand the fun, camaraderie and artistic development that is taking place with a vibrant group in Emery Village. Each Wednesday, local seniors gather at the Carmine Stefano Community Centre to develop their art skills un...

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Senior Art Class

  •  December, 2017
Being social has its benefits By Sean Delaney December is always a time to celebrate and the local Emery Seniors Art group knows how to make that happen with style. I once again had the pleasure to stop in and see first had the fun, comradry and artistic development that is taking place with...

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Art seniors group – more than just social!

  •  October, 2017
It all begins again this Fall. Commencing Sept. 27, a group of local seniors meet at Carmine Stefano Community Centre (3100 Weston Rd. and Sheppard) on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m., for tea, food, art and fun. It’s more than just a social group. This group is knitting­, doing crochet l...

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Councillor's Corner - Sept 2017

  •  October, 2017
Dear Residents, I wanted to share some new and exciting news! As I have always said, my most important duty as a City Councillor is to be inclusive and reflect the voices of the community. As part of representing and championing the wishes of the local community, I believe it is important t...

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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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Emery’s Poet Laureate

  •  June, 2017
This month, Dr. Laurence Hutchman was designated with the title as Poet Laureate of Emery. Hutchman was a student at Gulfstream Public School and Emery Collegiate Institute in the 1960’s. He went on to become a professor who taught English Literature at several Canadian universities. He recei...

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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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Art group - More than just social

  •  September, 2016
By Sean Delaney A group of local seniors meets at Carmine Stefano Community Centre (3100 Weston Road ,Weston Rd. and Sheppard) on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. for tea, food, art and fun. It’s more than just a social group. This group is knitting, doing crochet learning to paint and of course m...

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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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Being active and having fun

  •  February, 2016
By Sean Delaney A group of local seniors are answering any concerns their Emery Village community members may have had about what to do and when to do it by meeting at Carmine Stefano Community Centre on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. for tea, food and art. Local business Rainbow Signs has donated ...

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