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Webmaster

NYHS Seeks Volunteer Webmaster to Join the Board of Directors

The North York Historical Society is seeking a volunteer Webmaster to join our Board of Directors. The Webmaster will be responsible for management of an established WordPress website (https://nyhs.ca) including technical maintenance, domain, server host, and webmail administration, adding new content (posts and events), etc. Social media skills (Twitter and Instagram) a plus! Anticipated time …

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Treasurer

NYHS Seeks Volunteer Treasurer to Join the Board of Directors

The North York Historical Society is seeking a Treasurer responsible for updating the financial statements on a monthly basis. This volunteer position would also be responsible for Ensuring payments made to the NYHS (online payment or by cheque/cash) are deposited to the NYHS bank account and payments (speaker or other payments) are processed accordingly Providing …

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John Laraway

NYHS Memorial Fund for John Laraway

John Laraway was a long time and active member of the NYHS. He passed away last Fall 2020. The NYHS Board has decided to make a donation to Halton County Radial Railway in his memory. The railway museum was one of John’s passions. The NYHS Board has set up a memorial fund for John. If …

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NYHS New Logo

NYHS Launches New Logo

The North York Historical Society is pleased to share our new logo! It features an image of the Golden Lion in front of the historic Golden Lion Hotel, formerly at Yonge St. and Sheppard Ave. Many thanks to talented graphic designer Charu (Cheryl) Sachdeva for her beautiful work. To learn more about the history and …

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Humber Valley Pond, also known as Crang’s Pond, behind the Rivermede Estate at Weston Road and Sheppard Avenue West

NYHS Tours North York Natural Heritage Sites with Edith George

On October 14, 2020, a glorious fall morning, NYHS President Glenn Bonnetta and Director Sheryl Adelkind received a socially-distanced tour of several North York sites with Edith George, a very knowledgeable and passionate advocate for her Humbermede neighbourhood. Edith’s neighbourhood includes the Rivermede Estate at Weston Road and Sheppard Avenue West, a very impressive Tudor …

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