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by Gordon Cameron on March 25, 2013
The team behind the Town Crier turned in a fantastic showing at the 2012 Ontario Community Newspapers Association’s Better Newspapers Contest, winning every category in which we were finalists.

Leading the pack was Omar Mosleh who won both first and second place in the Best News...(More)
by Gordon Cameron on February 14, 2013
Valentine’s Day turned out lovely for the Town Crier as we received word we’re finalists for six provincial newspaper awards.

Leading the way is Omar Mosleh whose work took two of the three finalist spots in the best news story category for papers over 10,000 in circulation. (More)
by Omar Mosleh on June 15, 2012
Moments after finishing an interview, Forest Hill Collegiate Institute chief caretaker Darren Lewis stoops to pick up a tiny, almost indiscernible piece of shredded paper in the school’s staff room.

It’s part of his job.  

But not all caretakers are this...(More)
by Gordon Cameron on May 2, 2012
What a night it was for the Town Crier and its sister publications Toronto Today and Vaughan Today as the publications received a personal best 10 awards in seven different categories at the annual Ontario Community Newspapers Association Better Newspapers Awards.

Leading the pack was...(More)
by Gordon Cameron, Managing Editor on February 14, 2012
Staff of the Town Crier and its sister publications Toronto Today and Vaughan Today received a wonderful Valentine’s Day treat as they were informed they had been named finalists for seven Better Newspaper Competition Awards by the Ontario Community Newspapers Association.

Leading the...(More)
by Omar Mosleh on February 15, 2012
The Ontario Black History Society recently honoured two women from the Don Mills area for their commitment to education and preserving African-Canadian history.

Penny Hodge, 91, and Millicent Burgess, 88, received the Mary Matilda Winslow and Reverend Addie Aylestock awards...(More)
by Shaheer Choudhury on December 29, 2011
Three local BIAs were recognized with wins at the first-ever Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas' Recognition Awards.

Danforth Village BIA’s flower arrangements along Danforth Avenue between West Lake and Victoria Park Avenue took top prize in the Outstanding Floral...(More)
by Shaheer Choudhury on November 28, 2011
At the first ever Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas Recognition Awards Night, west end BIAs successfully snatched up four awards.

The Roncesvalles Village Business Improvement Area received second place in the Perseverance category for enduring construction on Ronci...(More)
by Gordon Cameron on May 18, 2011
It was a magical night in Niagara Falls.

Surrounded by the best and the brightest of Ontario’s community newspaper industry the Town Crier and its sister publication Vaughan Today were recognized with eight awards in six categories.

The Town Crier received high praise...(More)
by Gordon Cameron on March 1, 2011
We’re award winners again!

The Ontario Community Newspapers Association has named the Town Crier Newspapers finalists in five categories at their annual Better Newspaper Awards.

For the third year in a row Lorianna De Giorgio has been named a finalist in the Arts &...(More)
by Amanda Kwan on July 20, 2010
Kathy Smith’s devotion to school athletics has been recognized multiple times but the awards aren’t the reason why she coaches.

“I enjoy the relationships I develop with the students,” said Smith, who coaches soccer, volleyball and field hockey at East York Collegiate Institute,...(More)
by Jim Humphrey on July 19, 2010
All of those late nights spent doing homework has finally paid off for Carly Forrester of Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School.

During the Town Crier Athlete of the Year awards banquet June 15, Forrester was named the East Region’s top athlete, but when she heard her name called she...(More)
by Brian Baker on July 19, 2010
Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute

Samantha Pickett
When the basketball, volleyball, hockey, soccer, lacrosse, swimming or flag football teams need that added boost, Pickett is there. The 18-year-old is a well-rounded athlete who puts in...(More)
by Brian Baker on July 9, 2010
It just felt good.

That’s how Carine Nemr of École Secondaire Étienne-Brûlé felt when she was given the North Region Athlete of the Year honour at the Town Crier’s 25th annual awards banquet.

“It shows how important it is to have a balance between school,...(More)
by Jessica Vitullo on July 9, 2010
Rick Chang led his curling team to success at the Toronto District City Championships and won the York Mills Coach of the Year Award in 2000. This year, he added another trophy to his collection: a Town Crier 2010 Coach of the Year Award.

Chang has been teaching at York Mills...(More)
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