Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines, October 31st

Blue Mountain Resort’s Lodging Department hosted a belated Thanksgiving dinner for the residents living at Home Horizon Barbara Weider House for youth, October 20th. Along with the meal, Blue Mountain Lodging representatives donated three sofa beds, three dining tables, ten dining chairs and seven end tables to help make the space more welcoming for residents and visitors. The Barbara Weider House provides vulnerable youth a safe home to live along with food, counselling and life skills needed to find employment and live independently and end homelessness and accompanying larger problems. For more information about Home Horizon, visit:
(Source and Image: Collingwood Today)

The dedicated Accessible Parking Space at Meaford Museum is temporarily unavailable until about April 2020. An alternate accessible parking space has been created (located to the north of the current space).
(Source: Municipality of Meaford)

Owen Sound will spend nearly $2.1 million to buy a new aerial platform fire truck with 100-foot ladder for its emergency services department. The vehicle will replace the service’s front-line, 25-year-old Nova Quintech 100-foot rear-mount aerial platform fire truck. Council voted Monday to purchase the new truck from Manitoba-based Fort Garry Fire Trucks. A fleet strategy, presented by fire officials during council’s 2017 budget process, recommended replacing the current 100-foot aerial truck in 2020. About $550,000 of the cost will be funded from a fire equipment reserve, while the remaining $1.52 million will be and paid back over time. The new truck will have a mid-mount aerial device which will enhance its maneuverability and turning radius so the unit can access tighter areas. And an aerial fire truck with 100-foot ladder can reach the top of an eight-storey building.
(Source: Owen Sound Sun Times)

Collingwood’s Raglan Street from Matthew Way to Sunset Manor is closed from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm daily to November 1st for the installation of sanitary services.
(Source: Town of Collingwood)

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