Brooklyn Avenue: Stories by the number: 1 Brooklyn Apts #4

By Joanne Doucette ( A Ghostly Voice From his military records:Name:  Reginald Chester Pelham Medhurst Rank:                                    Flying OfficerDeath Age:                           27Birth Year:                             abt 1917Death Date:                          13 Apr 1944Military Base:                        Lissett, Yorkshire, EnglandService Number:                    J23727Unit:                                     1663 Heavy Conversion Unit, attached from 158 SquadronCommand:                            Bomber CommandShip [Airplane]:                     Handley Page Halifax VOccupation:                          Air BomberCasualty:                              Killed whilst flyingResidence Place:                  Toronto,Continue reading “Brooklyn Avenue: Stories by the number: 1 Brooklyn Apts #4”

Riverdale Collegiate

by Joanne Doucette There is an urban legend that Myrtle, Ivy and Harriet Streets were named after local women (true) who argued so much that they could never meet so the streets don’t meet (not true). The deep ravine called “the Devil’s Hollow” had more to do with keeping the streets from meeting. The womenContinue reading “Riverdale Collegiate”