Tag: Kristy Strauss

Hugh Gorman, principal at BridgePort Realty Capital Partners, officially broke ground at the new Westboro Connection development on McRae Avenue on May 5. Nearby residents want “as painless a procedure as possible.” Photo by Kristy Strauss.

New development breaks ground

By Kristy Strauss – The shovels are officially in the ground for a Westboro development that will bring people together to live, work and play. The development, Westboro Connection, officially broke ground at a ceremony that took place at its McRae Avenue location on May 5. “This is […]

Remembering our veterans

By Kristy Strauss – Despite chilly temperatures, mixed with rain and snow, the Westboro community gathered at the local cenotaph to pay tribute to our veterans on Remembrance Day. The Westboro Legion hosted the annual ceremonies on November 11, starting with a parade – featuring veterans and the […]

Remembering Adelina

John Duggan’s 93 year-old hands slide easily across his piano’s ivory keys. He looks focused on playing the tune, and only stops to fondly remember the days of playing music for an audience. While his memory is fading, he’ll never forget playing with a band on stage at […]

Near West Review options laid out

Overcrowding in Kitchissippi schools has left parents with four options that would determine where they could send their children starting in the 2014-15 school year. Parents came together at the Fisher Park Public School auditorium on October 24 to hear these options, presented by a working group made […]

What to do about Byron

A map showing a strip of the Byron Linear Park was filled with suggestions at a public meeting that took place at the Churchill Seniors’ Recreation Centre on October 7 – including play structures, a natural sitting area and a “Welcome to Westboro” sign. Councillor Katherine Hobbs invited […]

Relays to end children’s cancer

Two years ago, Scott Perry just needed a sport that would keep him in shape throughout the winter. He started running on a treadmill and has been running ever since. “Buying new clothes is expensive,” the Westboro resident laughs. “I just needed some sort of exercise that would […]

Leilani Farha: First recipient of the Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award

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Kitchissippi hockey girls score a bronze medal at the Ontario Provincial Championships

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