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Famous Birthdays, April 4th

Actress and voice artist Estelle Harris (known for the tv series “Seinfeld” as Estelle Costanza and “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody” and the “Toy Story ” film franchise as the voice of Mrs. Potato Head) is 92. Record

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Statement From the Municipality of Meaford: Leaf and Yard Waste Depot Closed

“Due to the current requirements for social distancing and in accordance with the Provincial order under the Emergency Measures Act, the Municipality of Meaford’s Leaf and Yard Waste Depot will be closed until further notice.“We are required to have staff

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Events Mentioned Saturday, 9 am to 2 pm On the Jewel

9 am:COVID-19 and Collingwood:• Bay Haven Care Community is in need of personal protective equipment as the nursing home’s suppliers have said PPE is backordered until May. • In the meantime, the local home is running low on supplies. If

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Town of Collingwood’s RallyPoint

The Town of Collingwood has launched an online portal called RallyPoint that aims to continue facilitating active living for all ages and abilities through community inclusion, culture, art, and social connection in the wake of COVID-19. This new activity and

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Meaford 5k Run-Walk, July 11th… Registration On Now… STILL GOING FORWARD AT THIS TIME

• The Meaford Harbour 5k Run-Walk is celebrating it’s 24th annual run/ walk on Saturday, July 11th and registration is NOW OPEN! • EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION – BEFORE JUNE 5th – $45 • June 6th to Race Day – $50

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Famous Birthdays, April 3rd

Singer, actress Doris Day (Best Actress Oscar nominee, known for the films “Calamity Jane”, “Young At Heart”, “Teacher’s Pet”, “Pillow Talk”, “Please Don’t Eat the Daisies”, “ Send Me No Flowers” and “ With Six You Get Eggroll” and the

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Today In History, April 3rd

1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon landed in Florida. He had sighted the land the day before. 1829 – James Carrington patented the coffee mill. 1860 – The first Pony Express riders left St. Joseph, MO and Sacramento,

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Wacky… But True, April 3rd

A mother in Australia was upset when her teenage son was pulled over for drunk driving. But instead of taking his keys or grounding him, she put an ad online the next day and sold the car.(Source: Interprep) Being stuck

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Nicole Kidman to Star in, Exec-Produce ‘Pretty Things’ Adaptation… ‘Top Gun Maverick’ Pushed Back From June to Christmas, ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Set for September… Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney Plus Series Enlists Joby Harold as New Writer:

Janelle Brown’s novel ‘Pretty Things’ hasn’t even been released yet, but its TV adaptation just snagged an Emmy winner. Nicole Kidman has signed on to star in and executive-produce the potential series, which is in development at Amazon after the

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Do It Yourself (April 4th is DIY Day)

With the majority of the population now working from home, a poll finds seven in 10 feel the next three months will be the perfect time to start a new project. A quarter of those polled plan to clean their

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, April 3rd

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has confirmed a COVID-19 outbreak at Maple View Long-Term Care residence in Owen Sound, according to its website. Richard Franzke, vice president of business development and a communications for Southbridge Care Homes, Maple View’s parent

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford and Southern Georgian Bay, April 3rd

Today: Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. High 9 except plus 5 near Georgian Bay. Tonight: Mainly cloudy. Fog patches developing after midnight. Low plus 1. Tomorrow: Mainly cloudy. Fog patches lifting tomorrow morning. High 12

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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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