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2019-04-24

Artist After 6: Barbara Streisand

Posted by: Kent

Artist After 6: Barbara Streisand. She’s in the Lounge at 8p. It’s her 77th birthday and we’ll feature 3 songs from  her. The Lounge starts at 7. Click the link to see her video for, “You’ll Never Walk Alone.” pic:

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2019-04-24

This is the Longest, Tallest and Fastest Dive Roller Coaster in the World

Posted by: Kent

The record-breaking Yukon Striker roller coaster is not for the feint of heart… And it’s located right here in Canada! Riding a roller coaster can be a joy ride of emotions: the nervous anticipation as you’re strapped into your seat,

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2019-04-24

Why the Founder of Mother’s Day Came to Regret Her Invention

Posted by: Kent

The “Hallmark holiday” didn’t start out that commercially. Learn the fascinating facts about the real story behind Mother’s Day. The story behind Mother’s Day With the commercialization of so many holidays, we often forget the true meaning of the day

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2019-04-24

People Are Still Using These Passwords?

Posted by: Dave Creelman

It seems every year we hear about people using very weak passwords for their online accounts. Sure they can be hard to remember, particularly when we have so many different accounts.  But using 123456 is not going to keep your

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2019-04-24

Lunchtime Trivia Wednesday, April 24

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Q: When we do this, almost everyone of us (96%) is doing it for someone else’s benefit.  What is it? A: Making someone else laugh.     Source Image-Pexels.com        

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2019-04-24

Happy Birthday

Posted by: Dave Creelman

If it is your birthday today, happy birthday from all of us at Jewel 88.5.   You share your birthday with:   Kelly Clarkson (37) Barbra Streisand (77) Shirley MacLaine (85)   Barbra Streisand is our featured artist in The Lounge

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2019-04-24

How Do You Stop Those Hiccups?

Posted by: Lisa Whitnel

So what are hiccups anyway? Hiccups occur when your diaphragm spasms or contracts, briefly closing your vocal cords and making the signature hiccup noise, according to Mayo Clinic. Anything from overeating or drinking carbonated beverages to swallowing air while chewing

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2019-04-24

Jennifer Garner Honoured By ‘People’

Posted by: Lisa Whitnel

Jennifer Garner is being held out as the epitome of beauty in Hollywood. The actress has been named the cover person for this year’s “The Beautiful Issue” of People magazine. Inside the magazine, due out Friday, there’s a cover story

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2019-04-24

Words Our American Friends Don’t Understand

Posted by: Ed McMahon

Caesar, Be careful if you order a Caesar from an American bartender; you might wind up with a salad. Freezies, in the U.S. they are Freeze pops, We call ’em freezies!. Canadians love Kraft Dinner, KD so much so that

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2019-04-24

People won’t adopt rescue animals that look bad in selfies

Posted by: Ed McMahon

A very sad new study says that many animals in shelters are overlooked for adoption because of their physical appearance and how they look in photos for Facebook and other sites. The RSPCA, The Royal Society for the Prevention of

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2019-04-20

Have a Look at Bob’s Top 5!

Posted by: Bob

Top 5 this week! 1. Milton: Canada’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt! Families will now have to interact with each other AND work with other family teams to achieve a common goal – score the most POINTS! Each team will search

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2019-04-18

Help Us Bring Gord Kidder Home!

Posted by: Tori Fixman

Jewel 92 would appreciate your support to help bring a well known and loved Radio friend home! While Gord Kidder, a Muskoka Radio salesman was in Europe recently to take part in ceremonies to honor his uncle who was a POW in

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2019-04-18

Ancaster 19′ Swap Meet & Car Show

Posted by: Tori Fixman

The Ancaster Fairgrounds are hosting the Ancaster 19′ Swap Meet & Car Show on April 18th from 8AM-2PM. The Dynocologists will be on site all day running cars on a mobile chassis dyno. Tickets are $8 for adults and children

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2019-04-17

Brantford Rotary Classic Run

Posted by: Tori Fixman

The 37th Annual Brantford Rotary Classic Run is on Sunday, April 28th at the W. Ross Macdonald School in Brantford, Ontario. The Brantford Rotary Classic Run is a tradition for many Brantford and Brant County residents as well as residents from

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2019-04-16

Walk For MS – Brantford

Posted by: Tori Fixman

The Brantford Mandarin Walk for MS will be taking place on Sunday, May 5th at North Park Collegiate and Vocational School. “Multiple sclerosis can strike anyone at any moment, and Canadians have one of the highest rates of MS in

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2019-04-13

Enjoy the Outdoors Today; Looks Like Netflix and…….Tomorrow (Sports?)

Posted by: Bob

This Week’s Bob’s Top 5! 1. Elora: 28th Annual Antique Show. One of Ontario’s longest running antique events, the Elora Show covers a very wide range of antiques, retro and collectibles, with specialists in antique art glass, Canadian pressed glass,

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2019-04-06

Top 5 This Week!

Posted by: Bob

1.   Hamilton: Craftadian Spring Market! Come celebrate the best in Canadian-made, small batch goods at the McMaster Innovation Park where you can choose from 80 fine local artisans. From handmade goods to edible treats and music by DJ Aerlie

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2019-04-03

Art Gallery Of Burlington Spring Kaleidoscope Show

Posted by: Tori Fixman

Join the Community Cruiser, powered by Brantford Toyota, at the Art Gallery of Burlington for their Spring Kaleidoscope Show on Saturday April 6th from 10:00 AM until Noon! With fun for the entire family! With painting, woodwork and so much

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2019-04-02

Brantford Lifestyle Home Show

Posted by: Tori Fixman

The 51st Annual Brantford Lifestyle Home Show is coming to the Brantford Civic Centre from April 12-14. With all the best home and lifestyle vendors in the Golden Horseshoe. The Brantford Lifestyle Home Show is located at 79 Market Street

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2019-04-02

Rotary Classic Run

Posted by: Tori Fixman

The 37th Annual Brantford Rotary Classic Run is on Sunday, April 28th at the W. Ross Macdonald School in Brantford, Ontario. The Brantford Rotary Classic Run is a tradition for many Brantford and Brant County residents as well as residents from

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2019-04-21

Open And Closed Easter Sunday And Monday 2019

Posted by: Richard

It’s the Easter Long Weekend and as it continues on there are a number of closures for Easter Sunday, April 21st, and Easter Monday, April 22nd, that you should know about.   Firstly, most regions will have their curbside collection

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2019-04-20

Have a Look at Bob’s Top 5!

Posted by: Bob

Top 5 this week! 1. Milton: Canada’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt! Families will now have to interact with each other AND work with other family teams to achieve a common goal – score the most POINTS! Each team will search

Read More..

2019-04-18

Help Us Bring Gord Kidder Home!

Posted by: Tori Fixman

Jewel 92 would appreciate your support to help bring a well known and loved Radio friend home! While Gord Kidder, a Muskoka Radio salesman was in Europe recently to take part in ceremonies to honor his uncle who was a POW in

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2019-04-14

Simple Tips For Saving Money While Helping Fight Climate Change

Posted by: Richard

Climate Change is a topic that is on almost everyone’s mind. Especially with the carbon tax and the recent report that Canada is heating up at twice the average Global rate. It is being constantly brought up and quite often in

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2019-04-14

Freezing Rain Or Heavy Rain For Sunday April 14th 2019

Posted by: Richard

Environment Canada has issued a Freezing Rain Warning and a Special Weather Statement regarding Heavy Rain and possible ponding, for your Sunday, mostly toward the evening. With some areas expected to get several hours of freezing rain and others up

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2019-04-13

Enjoy the Outdoors Today; Looks Like Netflix and…….Tomorrow (Sports?)

Posted by: Bob

This Week’s Bob’s Top 5! 1. Elora: 28th Annual Antique Show. One of Ontario’s longest running antique events, the Elora Show covers a very wide range of antiques, retro and collectibles, with specialists in antique art glass, Canadian pressed glass,

Read More..

2019-04-06

Top 5 This Week!

Posted by: Bob

1.   Hamilton: Craftadian Spring Market! Come celebrate the best in Canadian-made, small batch goods at the McMaster Innovation Park where you can choose from 80 fine local artisans. From handmade goods to edible treats and music by DJ Aerlie

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2019-03-31

Cows On The 401 Friday Night

Posted by: Richard

Some late night drivers had an unusual situation to deal with which ended up shutting down sections of Highway 401 in Mississauga on Friday night after a collision involving a cattle carrier let loose several of the animals onto the

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2019-03-30

Top 5 This Week!

Posted by: Bob

  1. Hamilton: Around the Bay Road Race 125th Anniversary! Check out the highlights of this year’s anniversary event: a) Merit Brewing introduces Bay Beer, complete with a commemorative label and free beer samples at the Health & Fitness Expo

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2019-03-24

Ontario Holding Regional Government Review Online Consultation

Posted by: Richard

If you would like to have a say in the current Regional Government Review the question is open to the public right now as to what they want to see change, or stay the same, about their local governments in

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2018-11-14

Find us in the Community!

Posted by: Melissa

Visit us all over the community in our Community Cruiser, powered by Brantford Toyota! The Jewel Community Cruiser is getting tuned in the garage, we’ll be back on the road ASAP!

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