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2018-09-18

Artist After 6: Roberta Flack

Posted by: Kent

Artist After 6: Roberta Flack. She’s in the Lounge at 7 and you can see her video for “First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” by clicking the link. video:fritz51355

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2018-09-18

Beat Any Speeding Ticket with These Magic Words

Posted by: Kent

You can’t always win. But according to real-life cops and serial ticket dodgers, these few simple words can improve your odds astronomically. Wave hello So you were driving down the road a little faster than you should have been, and

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2018-09-18

You Should Always Add This One Ingredient to Your Dishwasher

Posted by: Kent

This key ingredient in your dishwasher will give your glassware an extra sparkle and prevent filmy residue from hard water. A dishwasher can be a godsend, especially in a busy household or around the holiday season. But when it delivers

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2018-09-18

Old School Love. They Met In Grade School 60 Years Ago And Just Married

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Every once in a while one may think of childhood crushes and friends from way back.  Some have kept in touch with their friends over the years and Facebook certainly made that very easy.  One of the first thing many

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2018-09-18

Lunchtime Trivia Tuesday, September 18

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Q:  On average, Canadians do this just over 5 times everyday.  What is it? A: Flush the toilet Toronto, ON – The majority of Canadians (52%) think that they are generally making reasonable efforts to conserve water. According to a

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2018-09-18

Teacher Will Wear Same Dress For 100 Days To Teach About Sustainability

Posted by: Dave Creelman

In an effort to teach her students about sustainability, this teacher will wear the same dress for 100 days.  I had to find out and yes she will be washing it and also will wear an apron when in art

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2018-09-18

Parking Can Be Tough…

Posted by: Lisa Whitnel

A lesson on how to park a car somehow turned into a swim at the community pool. A Maryland fire and rescue service says it found a car sitting in the middle of a city’s pool over the weekend following

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2018-09-18

Noah’s Ark is a School Bus

Posted by: Ed McMahon

Tony Alsup is a 51-year-old trucker from Greenback, Tennessee. Tony drives an old school bus, the seats have been ripped out to make room for its special passengers. On the bus’s side are the words “EMERGENCY ANIMAL RESCUE SHELTER.” But

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2018-09-18

Another Caution About Harsh Cleaning Products

Posted by: Lisa Whitnel

  A new study suggests that commonly used household disinfectants could increase the risk of young children becoming overweight, by altering the makeup of their gut bacteria during the first few months of life. A new study analyzed the gut

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2018-09-18

Doctors South of the Boarder Renew Call For Ban On Infant Walkers

Posted by: Ed McMahon

Watching an infant propel herself across the floor on wheels in a saucer-shaped baby walker may be as entertaining. However, because hospital emergency rooms treat more than 2,000 babies a year for injuries while using these walkers, American pediatricians are

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2018-09-08

Fall Fairs Are in the Air……Antiques Galore and More!………

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Flamborough: Christie Antique and Vintage Show.  Here you will find hundreds of dealers and almost 10 acres of treasures to be discovered. Come find your next treasure piece in such categories as china, jewellery,

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2018-09-03

Still Time for Some Ribs, Football or Fireworks to Wrap Up the Weekend!

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Hamilton: Tiger-Cats Labour Day Classic! Ticats games are more than just tackles and touchdowns! Bring the whole family out and enjoy the brand new Tim Hortons Field, one of the best fan experiences in

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2018-09-01

Enjoy This End of Summer Sizzler! (Safely)

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Paris: 160th annual Paris Fair! There are lots of good reasons to check out this historic anniversary edition. A mix of old and new will be on display with events, such as motocross and

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2018-08-25

Are the Kids Saying “Mom, I’m Bored”? (home stretch now :)

Posted by: Bob

For some late breaking ideas….. Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Hagersville: Three Fires Homecoming Pow Wow And Traditional Gathering. Drop by this weekend to celebrate the culture of the Mississaugas of the First Nation. It will be a colourful

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2018-08-24

Jewel Jet to Riu Playa Blanca!

Posted by: Melissa

 The Jewel Jet is on the tarmac and is getting ready to fuel up again to take you to Riu Playa Blanca in Panama, courtesy of Riu Hotels & Resorts and Sunwing.ca Listen for Colin Hunter’s “Come Fly with Me”

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2018-08-23

Community Charity Airshow

Posted by: Melissa

The Community Charity Airshow is taking place at the Brantford Airport on Wednesday, April 29. Gates open at 11:00 AM and the flying show runs from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. Be sure to arrive early to avoid traffic! Admission to

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2018-08-18

Out and About in the Jewel Listening Area! Lots to Do!

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Brantford: 5th Annual Desiree’s Ride along with the 1st Annual Car & Motorcycle Show & Shine. Desiree’s Ride is named after Desiree Gallagher who was a victim of Crime.  She was brutally assaulted in

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2018-08-11

How To Spend One of the Finest Weekends this Summer….? (weatherwise anyway)

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Brantford: Brantford Kinsmen 9th Annual Ribfest. Great food, great fun and great entertainment all await you at this year’s RibStravaGanza at Cockshutt Park. While you’re taking in the food and fun, enjoy a little

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2018-08-06

Last but Not Least! For Fun Stuff to do on Civic Holiday……

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5  (revised) 1. Burlington: Joseph Brant Day. Join in the fun (5,000 attendees can’t be wrong) for an incredible line-up of family friendly entertainment, historical displays, a food truck rally, vendors and a variety of interactive

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2018-08-04

Keep Your Cool! – Splash Pad / Swimming Relief!

Posted by: Bob

Cool off this weekend in the Jewel Listening Area! In Brantford….https://bit.ly/2J5ztRe There are 41 splash pads, wading pools and play lots in Hamilton- https://bit.ly/2tIA01T 22 splash pads locations in Burlington – https://bit.ly/2Mwz5bC 16 splash pad locations in Oakville – https://bit.ly/2lKakNS

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2018-09-16

Tropical Storm Florence

Posted by: Richard

The once Hurricane, now Tropical Storm, Florence has been hammering the Carolinas for days. Authorities are saying that the worst is still to come. What was once predicted to be a Category 5 Hurricane ended up a Category 1 by

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2018-09-15

Stay Hydrated and Sunblocked!…While You Enjoy the Outdoor Festival Fun!

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Brantford: International Jazz Festival. Come celebrate jazz and its culture with four stages providing a continuous lineup of free entertainment. This is world class music from diverse backgrounds – Traditional Jazz to Big Band

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2018-09-12

Police Seek Help Locating Missing Delhi Teen, Lily Patricia Graves

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Police are turning to the public for help in locating a teen who was reporting missing on Monday. Norfolk OPP say Lily Patricia Graves, 13, left her home on Main Street in Delhi at between 10:30 and 11 a.m. on

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2018-09-11

Florence Could Be Category 5 By Landfall Thursday/Friday

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Forecasters say Hurricane Florence’s top sustained winds have decreased slightly. However, with 215-kilometre-per-hour winds, the U-S National Hurricane Center says Florence remains a dangerous Category-4 storm, and is expected to approach Category-5 status on Thursday. One forecaster described the size

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2018-09-10

This Book Was Well Overdue- By 50 Years

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Have you been ‘meaning’ to take back your library books?  Occasionally I will forget.  Fortunately  I get automated reminders by email to return books or movies. The Lexington, Kentucky public library says a member recently returned a book that was

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2018-09-09

Rainfall Warning Issued By Environment Canada

Posted by: Richard

A Rainfall Warning has been issued by Environment Canada which is warning of heavy rainfall for the Niagara region through to the Elgin region along the border. Head further North and it changes to a Special Weather Statement; details below.

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2018-09-08

Fall Fairs Are in the Air……Antiques Galore and More!………

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Flamborough: Christie Antique and Vintage Show.  Here you will find hundreds of dealers and almost 10 acres of treasures to be discovered. Come find your next treasure piece in such categories as china, jewellery,

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2018-09-05

New Fines For Stopping On Pearson Airport Ramps While Picking Up Passengers

Posted by: Dave Creelman

In your travels to Pearson Airport, you may have noticed people parked on the side of the road on the ramps into Toronto Pearson airport. Starting today, they will be fined.  A picture or your license plate will be taken

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2018-09-03

Still Time for Some Ribs, Football or Fireworks to Wrap Up the Weekend!

Posted by: Bob

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Hamilton: Tiger-Cats Labour Day Classic! Ticats games are more than just tackles and touchdowns! Bring the whole family out and enjoy the brand new Tim Hortons Field, one of the best fan experiences in

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2018-09-01

What’s Open And Closed Labour Day

Posted by: Richard

The following locations will in general be closed on Labour Day Monday with very few exceptions:   All City Hall or Municipal Offices will be closed on Monday.   Public Libraries will be closed on Monday.   LCBO locations will

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