Posts Tagged: Toronto

Canadian ski cross skier Nik Zoricic, 29, remembered for his nerve, daring in a dangerous sport

GRINDELWALD, Switzerland – Teammates and fellow ski cross competitors made a memorial run Sunday down the course the killed Canadian Nik Zoricic, leaving flowers at the spot where he died a day earlier in a crash during a race. “We

Canadian ski cross skier Nik Zoricic, 29, remembered for his nerve, daring in a dangerous sport

GRINDELWALD, Switzerland – Teammates and fellow ski cross competitors made a memorial run Sunday down the course the killed Canadian Nik Zoricic, leaving flowers at the spot where he died a day earlier in a crash during a race. “We

Jamaican by blood, Canandian Herb Carnegie, 92, was ‘best hockey player never to play in NHL’

Herb Carnegie, who many considered the best hockey player to never play in the National Hockey League, died Friday in Toronto. Carnegie, 92, was the first black hockey player to be offered a shot at playing in the NHL. In

Jamaican by blood, Canandian Herb Carnegie, 92, was ‘best hockey player never to play in NHL’

Herb Carnegie, who many considered the best hockey player to never play in the National Hockey League, died Friday in Toronto. Carnegie, 92, was the first black hockey player to be offered a shot at playing in the NHL. In

Rabbi and scholar W. Gunther Plaut, 99, wrote Torah commentary that helped define Reform Judaism

TORONTO – Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut, a refugee from Nazi Germany who became a rabbi in the United States before serving at a major Toronto congregation for four decades and authoring a Torah commentary that has become a standard text

Rabbi and scholar W. Gunther Plaut, 99, wrote Torah commentary that helped define Reform Judaism

TORONTO – Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut, a refugee from Nazi Germany who became a rabbi in the United States before serving at a major Toronto congregation for four decades and authoring a Torah commentary that has become a standard text

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Film restorer John D. Lowry, 79, cleared clutter from ‘Gone With The Wind,’ other films.

CAMARILLO, Calif. – John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as “Casablanca” and “Star Wars” to their pristine state

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Film restorer John D. Lowry, 79, cleared clutter from ‘Gone With The Wind,’ other films.

CAMARILLO, Calif. – John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as “Casablanca” and “Star Wars” to their pristine state

First person: Lyn Ackroyd loved poker, parties and a good Manhattan

TORONTO – Lyn Ackroyd enjoyed the occasional dry Manhattan. In fact, she made a personal survey of the cocktail on trips to New York, and decided that the Oak Bar at the Plaza made the best. (This story by Lynda

First person: Lyn Ackroyd loved poker, parties and a good Manhattan

TORONTO – Lyn Ackroyd enjoyed the occasional dry Manhattan. In fact, she made a personal survey of the cocktail on trips to New York, and decided that the Oak Bar at the Plaza made the best. (This story by Lynda