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Georgian Triangle Humane Society Closed To Public

• Georgian Triangle Humane Society has closed its doors to the public and are no longer allowing adoptions, but the shelter is maintaining three essential services and is currently caring for 44 animals. Essential services include a pet food pantry

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Volunteer Dinner Funds Donated to Golden Town Outreach Food Bank

• With the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner cancelled due to COVID-19, the Municipality of Meaford has found another way to show appreciation for its community volunteers. • This year’s dinner had been scheduled for April 22nd. In lieu of the

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Famous Birthdays, Born April 2nd

Actor Sir Alec Guinness (Best Actor Oscar winner, known for the films “Great Expectations”, Oliver Twist”, “Kind Hearts and Coronets”, “The Lavender Hill Mob”, “The Man In the White Suit”, The Captain’s Paradise”, “The Bridge On the River Kwai”, “Our

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Today In History, April 2nd

1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sighted Florida. The next day he went ashore. 1877 – The first Egg Roll was held on the grounds of the White House in Washington, DC. 1889 – Charles Hall patented aluminum.

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Wacky… But True, April 2nd

Chipotle is giving away 100,000 free burritos to healthcare workers in honor of National Burrito Day today. (Source: Interprep) Malaysia has the largest number of COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia with more than 2,900 and counting. This week, Malaysia’s government

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‘Empire’ to End Early Due to Coronavirus Shutdown, Fox Sets Episode 18 as Series Finale… Edgar Wright To Direct The Upcoming Sci-Fi Film… Adam Schlesinger Dead at 52

‘Empire’ is now ending two episodes early. Fox has set Episode 18 as the hip-hop soap opera’s series finale. Since the final three episodes will run concurrently, doing some easy math on dates, the new series finale is set for

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Is Online Grocery Shopping Better Than Going In Person? Should You Disinfect Everything You Buy?

We continue to get questions almost daily about grocery shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health officials say try to shop for groceries only once a week or less, and preferably alone. But is it better to grocery shop in

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, April 2nd

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is now reporting 62 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region, including one in a health care worker. The province is reporting a 21.7 per cent increase in lab-confirmed cases Wednesday morning with another

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford and Southern Georgian Bay, April 2nd

Today: Mainly sunny. Windy. High 10 except 7 near Georgian Bay. Wind chill minus 6 this morning. Tonight: A few clouds. Low minus 2. Wind chill minus 7 overnight. Tomorrow: A mix of sun and cloud. High 10 except 7

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COVID-19 Information and Johns Hopkins University

COVID-19 Information:(The following is forwarded from Irene Ken physician, whose daughter is an Asst. Prof in infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins University.In our community chat, here, they sent this excellent summary to avoid contagion .Shared with you because it is

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Hospice Georgian Triangle Foundation Hike or Bike Challenge Goes Virtual

• The Hospice Georgian Triangle Foundation (HGT) has cancelled the in-person portion of their annual fundraiser, the Hike or Bike for Hospice Georgian Triangle, and has decided to take the event, that is a large portion of their fundraising needs

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Famous Birthdays, April 1st

Actress Jane Powell (known for the films “Royal Wedding” with Fred Astaire and “Seven Brides For Seven Brothers”) is 91. Late actor Gordon Jump (known for “WKRP in Cincinnati” as Mr. Carlson” and the memorable line “As God is my

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Today In History, April 1st

1778 – Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessman, created the “$” symbol. 1826 – Samuel Mory patented the internal combustion engine. 1864 – The first travel accident policy was issued to James Batterson by the Travelers Insurance Company. 1867 –

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Wacky… But True, April 1st

Even with a burn ban in place, fire officials in Florida have already seen an increase in fires, including a Saturday blaze that was reportedly sparked by a gender reveal celebration. The fire was caused by a gender reveal using

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Christopher Meloni As ‘SVU’ Character Elliot Stabler To Headline New Dick Wolf Drama Series… ‘The Nanny’ Original Cast to Reunite (sort of)… ‘The Good Doctor’ Finale Draws Largest Audience in a Year… Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Perform Tonight

NBC has given a 13-episode series order to a new Dick Wolf crime drama series starring Christopher Meloni reprising his Law & Order: SVU role as Elliot Stabler. The drama, which marks the actor’s return to Wolf World, revolves around

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