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Is That You Spring? Welcome Back……..

For ideas on what to do this weekend in the Jewel Listening Area…… Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Hamilton: Million Dollar Quartet.  The hit Rock n’ Roll Musical inspired by the electrifying true story! On December 4, 1956, Elvis

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Next Time You Hear “500 Miles” Remember that the Tempo is Perfect for CPR!

Have you ever taken CPR training? I ran into this article which might serve as a reminder of lessons learned or to provide a basic “how to” for the uninitiated in a fun type of way. It originates from across

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Freezing Rain Warning in Effect from Environment Canada!

Issued at 5:44AM Oxford – Brant, London -Middlesex, City of Hamilton,  Niagara, Halton-Peel,  Dunnville-Caledonia-Haldimand, Waterloo-Wellington,  Simcoe-Delhi-Norfolk,  Woodstock – Tillsonburg – Oxford County  (others – please see full weather statement from Environment Canada) A potentially historic ice storm is expected this weekend. Widespread

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Check out Bob’s Top 5! (weather permitting)

Fun stuff to do within an hour’s drive…….. 1) Paris: Lion’s Club Maple Syrup Festival.  Come on out to downtown Paris to enjoy the taste of maple syrup smothered over delicious pancakes. But there is so much more! The festival

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Lots on the Go This Weekend! (Can’t Wait tlll the Weather Warms Up!)

Check out Bob’s Top 5! (fun stuff to do within an hour’s drive) 1) Elmira: Maple Syrup Festival. It’s the biggest one day Maple Syrup Festival, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. On April 10, 1965, Elmira celebrated

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Can You “Binge Sleep” and Catch Up? (on a long weekend)

After a busy work week many of us find ourselves craving a little extra shut-eye.  Without getting our 7-8 hours night after night,  the thought process is to “binge sleep” and catch up. I personally like to binge read a

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The Easter Bunny Returns with Tasty Treats Today!

Check out Bob’s Top 5!  (for bunny’s whereabouts) 1) Easter Events in the Area. (all today Saturday) a) Brantford: Myrtleville House Annual Easter Egg Hunt.  The annual Easter Egg Hunt with fun for all ages. The hunt begins at 10:30am

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What’s Open and Closed this Long Weekend!

1) Government offices, are closed from Friday to Easter Monday. 2) Mail won’t be delivered Good Friday through Monday inclusive. 3) Most malls will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Sunday. 4) Most grocery stores will be closed on

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Have a Great Easter Weekend!

For Easter Egg Hunts and other Weekend Treasures! Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Easter Events in the Area. a) Brantford: Easter at Addies 359 Blue Lake Rd., St. George Friday at 10-1PM. While awaiting your turn to hunt for

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Did You Check Your Smoke Detector?

This past week, North Carolina-based company Kidde, from North Carolina recalled nearly 500,000 smoke detectors that might not be able to detect smoke.  There are two models affected – PI2010CA and PI9010CA. The model numbers can be found on the back

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The First Weekend of Spring (Looks a Bit on the Chilly Side)!

For some ideas, indoors and out…. Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Hamilton: Around the Bay Road Race.  It is the oldest on the continent, first run in 1894, three years before the Boston Marathon. Rich in tradition, it has

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Adidas Ultraboost Shoes Made from Ocean Plastic!

More than eight million tons of plastic is dumped into oceans every single year and now some environmentalists believe that there will be more plastic than fish in the sea by the year 2050. Adidas and their environmental partner, Parley for

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Happy St Patrick’s Day!

For some ideas to finish your March break on an Irish high….. Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1) Kitchener: Paint Waterloo Region Green . The third annual IRL Festival is bringing contemporary and traditional Irish culture to the Waterloo Region.

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Medal Magic! 4 for the Canadians on Day 1 at the Paralympics!

He’s Golden! Mac Marcoux of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.,  with guide, Jack Leitch, won his first Paralympic visually impaired downhill race taking the gold in a blistering one minute, 23.93 seconds. Meantime, para nordic veteran Mark Arendz of Hartsville, P.E.I.,

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Hey Students, Parents, (and Teachers!!!!) For Some March Break Fun….Indoors and Out..

Check out Bob’s Top 5! 1. Maple Syrup Festivals!   a) Campbellville: Maple Town.  Come see how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup. Learn the secrets of making maple candy and try some free samples. Enjoy piping hot

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