... marked with a
number this year that will
It was one of three names
Walnosday, January 10, 1979
ln Councillor Birchallâ€˜s opinion public
participation and openness of government
have increased by â€œleaps and boundsâ€œ in the
past four years.
â€œWhen councilâ€™s decisions were...
and victory parties.
WÃ©dnesday, January 17, 1979
Cram Mowat of Browndale
Crescent lightened the discussion
when he made the comment,
CandidafeÃ© were asked to list
all contributions of money, goods
Douglas Sheldrake. Lou Wain-
wright, Al Duffy, Jack Major,
Bill Corcoran, and Ann Gold...
put his faith in that, or whether
some other tragedy will hit him
first, like not having the money
for transportation to the hospital
Bayview Secondary School offers these
five pretty girls as competitors in the
... at the Mill Pond
Richmond Hill Curtain Club's latest
production â€œMajor Barbara" opens this
Friday, February 2. Included in the cast
are. left to right. John lllingworth, who
plays â€œUndershaftâ€: Cicely Thompson,
A Metrospan Community Newspaper [Twines-(lay, January 31, 1979
United States. Citation plaques were
February 7, 1979
â€œItâ€™s not really a direction to
the OMB," said Councillor Rowe.
"but just an indication of our
Town solicitor, John Sterling,
said he felt the OMB would
render a decision based on
evidence given at the hearing...
property taxes on the average
home in Richmond Hill will in
crease about $13 in 1979
This figure represents a 5.7 per
cent mill rate increase over 1978.
Town Treasurer Bill Rice said
a typical bungalow
assessed at $20,000 will pay
$244.80 for the municipal portion
of the tax bill compared...
... they felt the town
business was handled quickly and more
efficiently, but not many stayed around
tojudge. (Liberal Photo by Bruce Hogg)
Sgt. JOHN MOORHEAD
February 21, 1979
THE RICHMOND HILL
Anyone interested in seeing
what the heart of Richmond Hill
may look like in the future is
invited to a...
... Board of
Education heard six public
presentations Monday night, five
of which had a common theme
representating the boardâ€˜s most
critical problems over the next
several years â€" shifting student
enrollments, bussing, school
A Metrospan Community Newspaper Wednesday, February 28, 1979
... of the
grant system and had staff ex-
plain the budgeting process and
different accounts, trustees
learned there are a number of
items not yet included in the first
w, March 7, 1979
â€œSome of these expenditures
must be made:
~.lrustees approved an in
crease in mileage allowances for
... effects on the
After letter printed
Teacher gets a dozen
obnoxious phone calls
Police did not attribute the
accident to the intersection at
Bayview and Highway 7, nor was
it blamed on left turning traffic in
the Doncrest-Rockwell Roads
area, , â€˜
An OPP survey on high ac-
... on any of these
matters involving salary." she
â€œThat is first and foremost,"
said Richmond Hill Councillor
Mike Burnie. â€œand then it could
be used for all sorts of things."
When Thornhill Trustee
Margaret MacDonald voted on
the final 1979
education budget at
a special meeting last...
... the dread disease of
rabies runs in a ten year cycle
is the year the incidence
of the disease could reach ab~
normally high proportions.
Already, Mr: Rian has had a
number of calls reporting skunks,
It has also declared many of
the changes to be stop-gap
measures for the southern end of
Lionsâ€™ Easter Seal drive still short
Smaller Map/e dump
just a "device"â€" Cameron
A Metrospan Community Newspaper Wednesdayg/lpril 4, 1979
20 Cents 28 pages
â€œWe can do it," he said. â€œif all
Because of the number of items directly affecting
residents of Richmond Hill...
... of govern-
ment to alter school boards as
theyâ€™re set up today.
* â€˜k â€˜k â€˜k * *
Some GO Bus fares to ruse
York Board reluctant to study itself
Taxi group seeking increasefin fares
Time_ running out for poster Contest
A Metrospan Community Newspaper Wednesday, April 11, 1979
20 Cents 28 pages...
... Newspaper W'ednesday, April 18, 1979
20 (2911;; 30 pages
This Map/e resident is a genuine â€™go-ferâ€™
The housing mix on 80 acres
will include everything from
single family dwellings to high-
rise apartments on the Yonge
There are also 33 acres
designated for commercial
... supporters would pay $857.66 with
$209.44 going for secondary school taxes and $278.60 to
The tax bill in 1975 for public school support was
$614.88 and Separate School $650.14.
Rates for 1979
are estimated and may change
slightly when final taxable assessment totals are known.
... contract to get this figure
said Mr. Smith.
W'ilâ€˜rhe company did increase its
wage offer from 35 cents per hour
to 50 cents across the board.
This 50 cents is retroactive to
November. 1978, with another 45
cent increase in 1979
additional 50 cents in 1980.
Increased vacation time was
... referenda to which Mr.
Danson answered by talking
about how fortunate Canada was
to have the opportunity to write
its own constitution.
A question to John Gamble
about mortgage interest
deductibility from Kevin
McLean. got the most audience
interest and support.
Wednesday, May 16, 1979
.... Watson was riding on
a tractor that was being towed by
a pickup truck. north of Elgin
The tractor began to sway,
broke loose from the truck, and
rolled over. crushing the rider.
A Metrospan Community Newspaper Wednesday, May 23, 1979
The truck was driven by
Ronald Szeler. 23. of Lake...
.... Heâ€™s officially opening the 1979
season of the Richmond Hill Slo-Pitch League at the Town
Park Sunday night. It takes a while for the ball to get there.
Thatâ€™s why they call it slo-pitch. (Photo by P. C. Brickell).
In March of this year a firm
called National Transit Cards,
operated by Frank...
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