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Local news for North York (Toronto, ON) continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Four arrested, one outstanding in alleged gang sexual assault and robbery

Four people have been arrested and police are searching for one man after a young woman was allegedly sexually assaulted and robbed on Thursday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

National Post

Police crack down on dangerous driving in Toronto neighbourhood after ...

Police are cracking down on speeding and hazardous driving in the Leaside neighbourhood where a seven-year-old was struck and killed last week.

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CBC News

Rebuilding lives in aftermath of the shooting that killed Abshir Hassan

When school teacher Abshir Hassan was gunned down in front of his building in Lawrence Heights earlier this month, a community mourned.

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The Globe and Mail

Massey Tower rises from quirky footprint on Yonge Street

In this architectural rendering, Massey Tower springs skyward with the classical roofline and columns of the historic 1905 Canadian Bank of Commerce building below.

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The Toronto Star

The Pulse: Streetcars a no-go, say east-end residents

Every week, until the municipal election this fall, the Star is trekking around the city to find out what issues are on peoples' minds.

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DurhamRegion.com

Islamic centre sees anti-Muslim vandalism

York Regional Police are investigating after they say an Islamic centre in Thornhill, north of Toronto, was vandalized with anti-Muslim messages.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Torontoist

Historicist: The Battle of the Belles

Always good for a colourful quote, East York Reeve True Davidson didn't disappoint when the province announced in January 1966 that it would merge her township with the Town of Leaside, which was headed by Mayor Beth Nealson.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBC News

Abshir Hassan's death investigated as police canvas Lawrence Heights

Abshir Hassan, a 31-year-old Toronto teacher, died in a shooting in the Lawrence Heights area on July 8, 2014.

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BlogTO

The top 10 rehearsal studios for music in Toronto

The top rehearsal studios for music in Toronto perform that necessary function few non-musicians give much thought to: a pass to be as loud as you possibly can .

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The Toronto Star

Immunization for Ontario health care workers lags as patients die

Nearly 200 people died and hundreds more were hospitalized from the spread of disease in Toronto long-term care homes, retirement homes and hospitals in the past four years, a Star/Ryerson University investigation has found.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Danielle Wade Will Make Panto Debut in Ross...

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Toronto's favorite Dorothy will be trading in her ruby slippers for a pair made of glass instead! Danielle Wade will make her panto debut in CINDERELLA - FROM GAGS TO RICHES at the Elgin Theatre from November 21 2014 to January 4, 2015.

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The Globe and Mail

Etobicoke break-ins won't stop until the suspect is caught

Residents walk dogs, kids bike up and down the street in full gear, people play Frisbee in the middle of the road.

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Globe and Mail

Summertime roadwork fest the start of a noisier - but sounder - future

Construction work at the intersection of Dundas St. West and Spadina Ave. on July 15 2014.

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The Toronto Star

Honda Indy, Toronto festivals to cause major road closures this weekend

It's going to be another challenging weekend for drivers in Toronto. If you're planning on going anywhere, it might be a good idea to look to public transit.

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Globe and Mail

Toronto traffic delays expected this weekend

With one westbound lane closed until late 2016, traffic leaving downtown Toronto is bumper to bumper in this April file photo.

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The Toronto Star

Sub-zero nightclub Chill Ice House opens at Bathurst and King

In a city gripped by sub-zero temperatures for half the year, opening a bar coated in ice might sound ludicrous.

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The Toronto Star

Mayor Rob Ford: "I'm as sober as a judge"

Mayor Rob Ford during a city hall press conference on Thursday. The mayor called the conference to discuss spending at Waterfront Toronto but also fielded questions from reporters about his drinking and the death of Georgia Walsh, who was killed Wednesday after being struck by a van in Leaside.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: 'No Chance in Hell' at the Best of Fringe is Heavenly

I am a huge fan of the Toronto Fringe Festival! It's a great platform for new shows to be presented to audiences.

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Torontoist

Eglinton Connects: A Plan to Revitalize 19 km of Streetscape, Explained

On May 6, city council adopted three reports by Eglinton Connects-setting in motion a plan to overhaul Eglinton Avenue, from Jane Street to Kennedy Road, in conjunction with the development of the Crosstown Light Rail Transit line.

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Rush is a Band

Update on proposed Lee Lifeson Art Park in Toronto's Willowdale neighborhood

We learned a couple of weeks ago that a new, arts-themed park in the Toronto neighborhood of Willowdale will likely be named after 2 of Willowdale's most famous residents - Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.

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