Toronto Midtown News For April 5 – April 25

John Manneh April 28, 2014

Here is your Toronto Midtown news for April 5 – April 25.

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Midtown Toronto Basketball All-Star Team

image-1The Oakwood Barons closed the local high school basketball season with a provincial gold win in March. Click here to see the team’s all-star line-up according to teachers, coaches and fellow players.

Midtown Toronto filmmaker Naomi Jay To Debut First Yiddesh Language Feature Ever Filmed In Canada

5hCC_ThePinYiddish_ContentMidtown Toronto filmmaker Naomi Jaye took on a film in which the dialogue is completely in Yiddish The film entitled “The Pin” is a love story set in World War II-era Lithuania. This has been a new challenge for Jaye who doesn’t speak Yiddish. Click here to read more

Toronto FC trainers still working overtime in North Toronto

201px-Toronto_FC_Logo.svgToronto (3-3-0) has had as many as 10 players getting treatment this week. The good news is that star striker Jermain Defoe ran past reporters Thursday, after working out separately from the main squad under bright sunshine at the team’s North Toronto training ground. Defoe and Doneil Henry have both missed the last three games, but Henry has also resumed light training after a calf and knee injury. Click here to read the full article


Development of Downsview Park in Toronto has been a huge disappointment: Editorial


Click here to read the editorial on Downsview Park.


Midtown Residents Have Joined Toronto’s annual clean-up events

1hCC_CleanUpPreview0421_ContentThis past weekend has seen more than 100 groups of volunteers in parks and spaces across Toronto, helping to beautify their communities and clean up the trash from this winter. Click here to read more.


Toronto voters see downtown relief line as top transit priority: poll

imageA poll from Forum Research Inc. has found that close to 50% of Torontonians believe the Downtown Relief Line (DRL) is the highest transit priority for the city. Click here to read more


Midtown Outages Stun Toronto Hydro


Widespread blackouts that hit sometime after 9 p.m. tonight have left Hydro authorities as good as speechless on Tuesday April 15. Click here to read more.


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