Blog Archives

How To Carve Pumpkins In Florida Keys [Video]

This puts a whole new spin on pumpkin carving.  It’s hard enough on the kitchen table never mind underwater.   Scuba divers in the Florida Keys took their Halloween spirit 30 feet below the surface for an underwater pumpkin carving

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Dave Creelman Tagged with: , ,

10 Words With Spooky Etymologies

Ghosts, ghouls and monsters turn up everywhere at Halloween—including in our language. From treacherous underground goblins to ghostly roaming primates, here are the spooky origins of 10 familiar words. 1. AGHAST Although it’s used much more loosely in English today,

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Kent Chambers Tagged with: ,

What’s the Origin of Jack-O’-Lanterns?

The term “jack-o’-lantern” was first applied to people, not pumpkins. As far back as 1663, the term meant a man with a lantern, or a night watchman. Just a decade or so later, it began to be used to refer

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Kent Chambers Tagged with: ,

Someone in Toronto is trying to sell a haunted Ikea couch

Happy Halloween! October is the time when spooky delights come to life, and every year it feels the haunt starts earlier. For one unlucky Toronto resident, the paranormal happenings came a bit too early—and in an absurd way. “Ever since I’ve

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Kent Chambers Tagged with: , ,

How to store your Halloween candy so it will last the longest

When faced with a mountain of tempting Halloween candy, it’s totally understandable if your first instinct is to dive in face-first. If you want to make your Halloween treats last as long as possible, however, it’s vital that you know

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Kent Chambers Tagged with: ,

Halloween Spending On Pets On The Rise

  A question for those with pets.  Do you dress them up for Halloween or any other occasion?  Many do and the pet segment of the the Halloween spend is growing. Consumers will spend $9 billion on Halloween this year,

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Dave Creelman Tagged with: , ,

Tampered Candy Hurts Child In Cambridge

Police are warning parents to thoroughly check through their kid’s Halloween candy after one child in Cambridge was hurt by tampered candy. An 11-year-old kid was sent to hospital after consuming a Reese’s peanut butter cup Halloween candy that contained

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Dave Creelman, News & Sports Tagged with: , , , , ,

Halloween Trick

A picture of Halloween-themed, fun size Dole mini salads is sending fear into the hearts of trick-or-treat candy lovers everywhere. Adam Padilla, also known as Adam the Creator, posted the picture of the salad treats on Instagram on Oct. 15

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Kent Chambers Tagged with: ,

Halloween Happenings Sunday October 29

If you’re looking for a way to enjoy your Halloween ahead of time there are some Halloween Happenings Today that you can take part in!   Starting off in the Kitchener-Waterloo region there is the Howl-o-ween parade going from Kitchener

Posted in All Stories, News & Sports Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Foodie Friday: Halloween Recipes

Spooky food ideas today… pic: YouTube screen grab

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Kent Chambers Tagged with: ,

Halloween Sugar Intake

Halloween — a day devoted to costumes, tricks, and treats. And with those treats comes a lot of sugar. Whether it’s baked goods served at a party or candy collected while trick-or-treating, Americans eat an extra large dose of the

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Kent Chambers Tagged with: , ,

Halloween Candy In August

Halloween candy has been spotted in stores in Toronto and people aren’t happy about it. There have been a number of pictures on Twitter showing Halloween candy at local grocery drug and dollar stores in the city. Can Christmas decorations

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Kent Chambers Tagged with: ,

Most Searched Costumes

Here is a countdown of the most searched for kids’ costumes of 2016 — Source: Huffington Post/Google Search 10. Tyrannosaurus 9. Angel 8. Dragon 7. Werewolf 6. SWAT Officer 5. Supergirl 4. Iron Man 3. Chewbacca 2. Yoda 1. PAW

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Kent Chambers Tagged with: ,

It’s Pumpkins For Everyone This Year!

You may recall last year at this time, people in the U.S were panicking as they were facing a pumpkin shortage. “Last year’s U.S. pumpkin harvest totaled 754 million pounds valued at $90 million, the smallest crop since the U.S.

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Dave Creelman, News & Sports Tagged with: , , , ,

+ Follow Us

 

+ Upcoming Events

  1. Cat Rescue Clothing Drive

    October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Winter Clothing Donations

    October 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - February 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
  3. The Quilt Expo

    October 19 @ 10:00 am - October 20 @ 4:00 pm
  4. 12th Annual Giant Book Sale

    October 19 @ 1:00 pm - October 21 @ 4:00 pm
  5. Inspiring Talk with Marty Deacon

    October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

+ On-Air & Shows