Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, July 11th

Georgian is hosting a summer event, Tuesday, July 16th to support mature students interested in going back to college. Get Help to Go Back offers an opportunity to connect with college admissions and recruitment staff. Participants can speak to a career consultant, go on a campus tour, get one-on-one support with both full- and part-time program research, college applications, and more. If you apply in person at the event, Georgian will cover your Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) application fee. RSVP online to ensure adequate staffing. Get Help to Go Back will take place at all seven campus locations in Barrie, Midland, Muskoka (Bracebridge), Orillia, Owen Sound, Orangeville and South Georgian Bay (Collingwood), from 5 to 7 pm, July 16th. Family and friend are welcome. Parking is free for Get Help to Go Back guests. Go to for detailed instructions to access complimentary parking when you RSVP online.
(Source and Image: Georgian College)

The Council of the Municipality of Meaford has approved a variance to Sign By-law No. 2018-62 to permit the placement of sidewalk signs on Municipal property wherein the sign is directing the public to business off of Sykes Street, subject to obtaining a permit together with the applicable cost. Economic Development Strategy will look at a permanent commercial and service signage program for downtown. To apply for your sidewalk sign, go to In addition to sidewalk signs, the Municipality is installing temporary parking signs at the Municipal parking lots to encourage people to stop, walk and shop downtown Meaford.
(Source: Municipality of Meaford)


In baseball, as the July 31st trade deadline approaches, regular play will resume tonight with a single gameā€¦ as the Texas Rangers will be at home to Houston. Game time, 8:05.

Work crews have begun extending the protective netting to the foul poles at Guaranteed Rate Field, a step the Chicago White Sox are taking following a couple of high-profile injuries this season.

Forward Jordan Hamilton has been traded by Toronto F-C to the Columbus Crew for American forward Patrick Mullins. Toronto is giving up on a homegrown Canadian player who at 23 was in his sixth season with the first team. Hamilton appeared in 53 regular-season games for T-F-C with 11 goals and three assists.
Jim Bouton, the former New York Yankees pitcher who shocked and angered the conservative baseball world with the tell-all book “Ball Four,” has died. He was 80.

(Source: TSN)

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