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Dragon’s eye

Mayor David Miller, Toronto-Danforth councillor Paula Fletcher and dignitaries from China opened the Zhong Hua Men Archway at Broadview Avenue and Gerrard Street East, Sept. 12.

True meaning of athletics revealed

Olympic archer Crispin Duenas is jealous — of high school students. That’s what he told a room full of them at the 23rd annual Town Crier Athlete of the Year awards breakfast on June 16.

McLuhan student keeps her promise

After four years in high school Elaine MacPherson has left nothing undone Elaine MacPherson made a promise to herself before entering high school over three years ago: “That I would get involved in as many school events and activities as I possibly could while maintaining a respectable academic average.”

Personalities a marketable payload for businessmen

Bryan Welsh lives in Stouffville but works in Mississagua. His commute takes him around the top of Toronto, avoiding the gridlocked streets. “I’m a 407 slave,” he says. When he needed a new suit, though, he found himself at Korry’s Clothiers — Saul Korman’s shop on the Danforth. Far from his usual route, it’s a place he’d never stepped foot in before.

The referendum no one refers to

The first referendum question asked of Ontario voters in 83 years has yet to grab the attention of people in the ridings of Toronto-Danforth and Beaches-East York, observers say.

Social worker for students has become local mainstay

The suicides of two Leaside High School students in 1989 stunned the school community. When grieving staff, students and parents turned to caring professionals for comfort and guidance, Oolagen Community Services was right there to lend a hand.