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The Beach Triangle Residents Association, Toronto, Ontario

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Stories from the Winter 2010 Newsletter

Recognition for our Triangle Heroes
Considering the chill breeze, a sizable crowd gathered in Woodbine Park on the late afternoon of October 1st to witness the investiture of Patricia Silver as Beach Citizen of the Year. She has lived in the Beach area for 34 years, and when she moved to the Triangle region... [More]

Third Annual Beach Triangle Funfest a Success
On Saturday, September 11th, the Triangle Community Group (TCG) hosted its 3rd Annual Beach Triangle Charity Funfest. It was a beautiful day, and close to 300 neighbors/friends gathered to enjoy the festivities! From a bouncy castle and face painting to a BBQ, local artisans' market... [More]

Chairperson’s Report 2010
As my Chairperson responsibilities are handed over to Hans Looije (pronounced “loya”, by the way!), I’m pleased to once again report on the BTRA activities during the year from July 2009 to the end of June 2010.... [More]

Treeing our Neighbourhood
The BTRA has been discussing the importance and health of trees our community. At our June AGM we invited Mr. Dean Hart from the City of Toronto Urban Forestry Department. Mr. Hart presented information about the City strategies to maintain tree health and preserve and expand... [More]

Home History: 37 Dixon Road
Now the proud residence of Clive and Dr. Natasha Kessel for almost ten years, 37 Dixon Road is a gem, built in 1914 by a quality builder. The first owner was Eugene Hector Lyon, 40 years of age, a New Year's baby born in Toronto in 1874 to Eugene Lyon and Mary Ellen Eleanor Church. He and his family moved in to 37 Dixon in 1915.... [More]

A Note from Mary-Margaret McMahon, City Councillor-Elect, Ward 32
We have been swamped with calls and emails wishing us well and we will invite you all to regular Town Hall meetings at the local libraries in January so we can take your concerns to city hall... [More]

The 7th Annual Triangle Brass Christmas Carol Event
Over the previous several years a few members from various local community bands have come together to perform an old Christmas tradition in the Beach Triangle: carol singing with brass accompaniment... [More]

Special: Beach Triangle Residents Association: 25 Years of Service to the Neighbourhood

In 1984 Tom Jakobek wanted another weapon in his arsenal in tackling neighbourhood problems. Residents of the area bounded by Queen Street East, Kingston Road and Woodbine Avenue (known as the Triangle) were complaining about problems with Greenwood Race Track... [More]