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Famous Birthdays, October 19th

Actor Michael Gambon (known for the films “Gosford Park”, “Toys” with Robin Williams, “Sleepy Hollow” the “Harry Potter” films as  Dumbledore, “Being Julia” and “The King’s Speech” and the mini-series “The Singing Detective”, “Faith”, “Wives and Daughters”, “Perfect Strangers”, “Emma”,

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Upcoming and Ongoing Area Events

Seniors Exercise, Mondays And Wednesdays at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library: • Every Monday and Wednesday at 10:30 am, at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library, enjoy Seniors exercise. • Sitting or standing, no matter your ability, improve your fitness and

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

9 am: Run The Blue Mountains Community Event, October 20th: · The Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary Club is delighted to host Run Blue Mountains in partnership with Events for Life and Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre on Sunday, October 20th. · Choose

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Updated: Road Closure Notice – Lakeside Ave. and Bayfield St. Meaford

Bayfield Street from Sykes Street to Collingwood Street has now been reopened. Lakeside Avenue from Eliza Street to Aiken Street, and Aiken Street from Lakeside Avenue to Grant Avenue remain closed. (Source and Image: Municipality of Meaford)

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Georgian Recreation Club at the Meaford Curling Club, Bid Euchre, Fridays

• Every Friday at 1 pm, at the Meaford Curling Club on Collingwood Street in Meaford is Bid Euchre. • $2 per day with Cash Prizes available. • Phone Dave Thompson at 226-662-0693 for more details. (Source: Georgian Recreation Club;

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Concert Pianist – Jazz At The Library, October 18th

• Robert Horvath will bring his perspective of music FROM BACH TO BEBOP to the L.E. Shore Memorial Library in Thornbury, Friday, October 18th, at 7:30 pm. • Internationally recognised jazz flautist, Bill McBirnie will join Ross McIntyre on bass

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Famous Birthdays, October 18th

Actor George C. Scott (Best Actor Oscar winner, known for the films “The Hustler”, “Dr Strangelove…”. “The Flim-Flam Man”, “Petulia”, “Patton”, “They Might Be Giants”, “The Hospital”, “The New Centurions”, “Hindenburg”, “Islands In the Stream”, “Taps” and “A Christmas Carol”)…

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Today In History, October 18th

1842 – Samuel Finley Breese Morse laid his first telegraph cable. 1867 – The U.S. took formal possession of Alaska from Russia. The land was purchased of a total of $7 million dollars (2 cents per acre). 1892 – The

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Wacky… But True, October 18th

Police in Lenmoore, California arrested two men accused of stealing $50,000 worth of cheese from a local business. Investigators say the men had been taking items from a food plant for the last two years. Detectives determined the men were

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In Theatres…. ‘The Batman’: Paul Dano to Play The Riddler… Greg Kinnear Joins ‘The Stand’… Stephen Colbert Extends ‘Late Show’ Contract

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil will take over the No. 1 spot at the box office and should bring isn between $45 and $50 million. … Also in theatres: Zombieland: Double Tap (R) (Source: Interprep) Paul Dano is in talks to

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Study Finds That Americans Will Use Duct Tape To Try To Fix Just About Anything

A new study of 2,000 Americans delved into the seemingly endless ways we use duct tape and found that when it comes to the sticky stuff, there’s nothing we won’t at least try to use it on, even to tape

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Run The Blue Mountains Community Event, October 20th at the Beaver Valley Community Centre

• The Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary Club is delighted to host Run Blue Mountains in partnership with Events for Life and Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre on Sunday, October 20th. • Choose a 1K walk/run, 5K, 10K or the challenging 21K half

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, October 18th

Due to flooding and concerns with erosion caused by excessive waves, the following Meaford roads have been closed, allowing local traffic only: • Lakeside Avenue from Eliza Street to Aiken Street • Aiken Street from Lakeside Avenue to Grant Avenue

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford and Southern Georgian Bay, October 18th

Today: A mix of sun and cloud. High 9. UV index 4/moderate. Tonight: A few clouds. Fog patches developing late this evening. Low minus 3. Wind chill minus 5 overnight. Tomorrow: Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud late

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Road Closures, Meaford

Due to flooding and concerns with erosion caused by excessive waves, the following roads have been closed, allowing local traffic only: Lakeside Avenue from Eliza Street to Aiken Street Aiken Street from Lakeside Avenue to Grant Avenue Bayfield Street from

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