Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News and Sports, October 11th

A citizen’s tip led city police to the Centennial Tower area of Owen Sound, Thursday morning, where they found a missing teen safe after he had gotten lost on a ramble along the Harrison Park trails and left the park Wednesday night and had last been seen about 4 p.m. the day before. At about 10:30 yesterday morning, 13-year-old Zachary Harding, after spending the night in a cave, was reunited with his parents at the Harrison Park community centre.
(Source and Image: Owen Sound Sun Times)

For the federal election now underway, electors can choose the voting option that best suits their schedule. They can vote on election day on Monday, Oct. 21st, or at one of the advance polls, open from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 pm, Friday, Oct. 11th, Saturday, Oct. 12thh, Sunday, Oct. 13th or Monday, Oct. 14th.
(Source: Collingwood Today)

TransCanada Energy (TCE) proposes to construct a hydroelectric pump storage plant on the Canadian Army’s 4th Canadian Division Training Centre. A public information meeting about the impact of the proposed plant is organized, hosted, and presented by Save Georgian Bay Group, Saturday, October 12th from 11 am until 1 pm at the Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre. The plant will pump water from Georgian Bay to a height of 150 meters up the Niagara Escarpment to a man‐made reservoir. The plant will then release the water back down the escarpment through turbines into Georgian Bay to produce electricity. Organizers warn of a challenge to the fish population and the displacement of birds and wildlife that live along and near the shoreline due to a huge concrete intake/outfall, and three breakwaters extending from and parallel to the shoreline. In addition to attending the October 12th information session, Save Georgian Bay organizers are calling on concerned residents to contact elected representatives to express those concerns.
(Source: Meaford Independent)

Town Hall & Municipal Offices closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Eddie Bush Memorial Arena & Central Park Arena open regular hours all weekend, Centennial Aquatic Centre closed for maintenance, Collingwood Public Library is closed Monday, and the Collingwood Museum is open Saturday and Sunday, closed Monday.

Sports:

In baseball, Gerrit Cole pitched another playoff masterpiece and the Houston Astros jumped to a quick lead, turning back the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Thursday night in Game 5 to set up a titanic showdown with the New York Yankees in the AL Championship Series.
Tonight, Washington is at St. Louis as the Nationals finally get to play for the National League pennant.; game time 8:08.

World Rugby action today, Australia plays Georgia.
In tennis, third-seeded Daniil Medvedev continued his quest to reach a sixth consecutive ATP Tour final after beating Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil 7-6, 7-5 in their round-of-16 match yesterday at the Shanghai Masters.

In the NHL, the Toronto Maple Leafs suffered a 7-3 drubbing by the Tampa Bay Lightning last night.
A shootout goal gave undefeated Edmonton a 4-3 victory over winless New Jersey.
Winnipeg defeated Minnesota 5- 2 as a third-period goal broke a 2-2 tie.
Detroit defeated Montreal 4-2, spoiling Montreal’s home opener.
And Calgary beat Dallas 3-2.
Only three games tonight as Anaheim is at Columbus and Buffalo is at home to Florida (both 7:00 pm), while the New York Islanders travel to Carolina (7:30 pm).

In the CFL, Ottawa is at Toronto tonight (7:00 pm) and Saskatchewan is at Calgary (9:30 pm)

(Sources: TSN)

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