August 1, 2014

Archive of: Local Hero + Village

One gutsy journey

One gutsy journey

Local resident and her team, This Bag Ain’t Prada, step up for others

Students from Branksome Hall and Bishop Strachan School awarded for saving a life

Students from Branksome Hall and Bishop Strachan School awarded for saving a life

In the beat of a heart, things can change so fast. Two Branksome Hall students and their friend from Bishop Strachan School learned that lesson the hard way after helping to save a soul thanks to...

Volunteers guide families through tough times

Volunteers guide families through tough times

Forest Hill artist serves as a Nanny Angel to families in need

Power to gamer girls

Power to gamer girls

Village resident Cecily Carver breaking barriers in life and online.

Lacing up opportunity

Lacing up opportunity

Forest Hill resident has donated almost 3,500 skates to kids.

Teens boost skin smarts

Teens boost skin smarts

Spreading the word

Spreading the word

Everyone knows the dangers of impaired driving, but this North Toronto resident knows first-hand the damage such recklessness can cause and is spreading the word about a campaign aimed to prevent...

Send in the clown

Send in the clown

It’s the early ’60s, and the Eaton’s Santa Claus Parade is making its way through town. A young Carol Penhale is mesmerized and mystified by the clowns walking by on their hands. She’s warm...

Friends united by cause

Friends united by cause

Christine Dunn of Lawrence Park and Heather Gotlieb of Forest Hill are friends united by a cause they are both extremely passionate about.

One local mom’s saga

One local mom’s saga

Two years ago, when Leaside’s Angie Morris first walked 32 kilometres in the Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers, she was participating as a tribute to someone else.