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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, December 29th

December 29th: 1848 – U.S. President James Polk turned on the first gas light at the White House. 1952 – The first transistorized hearing aid was offered for sale by Sonotone Corporation. 1997 – Hong Kong began killing 1.25 million

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Wacky… But True, December 29th

Germany’s agriculture minister, Christian Schmidt has leapt to the defense of meat lovers, calling for a ban on names such as “vegetarian schnitzel” for meat-substitute products, which he said were misleading consumers. Among the “wurst” offenders is “vegan curry sausage,”

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, December 29th

Southern Georgian Bay OPP has charged a driver with stunt driving as a result of an incident of high speed driving in Tay Township. Police say the evening of December 23rd, a vehicle on Hwy 12 in Tay Township was

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Jewel Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, Dec. 29th

Today: Flurries. Blowing snow late this morning and afternoon… up to 2 cm. Winds becoming west at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 this morning. The risk of snow squalls late this afternoon. A high of plus 2. Tonight: Flurries with

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, November 29th

November 29th: 1961 – The Mercury-Atlas 5 spacecraft was launched by the U.S. with Enos the chimp on board. The craft orbited the earth twice before landing off Puerto Rico. 1963 – The Beatles’ fifth single “I Want to Hold

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Wacky, But True, November 29th

After the retail frenzy that is Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you may have a bit of a retail hangover. And this might be the cure: “Giving Tuesday” is a globally celebrated day of giving back. It’s a call-to-action for

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New On DVD, Released November 29th

• “The BFG” • “Don’t Breathe” • “Pete’s Dragon” • “The Wild Life (Robinson Crusoe)” • “House of Lies – Season 5” (Image Courtesy of google.com)

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, November 29th

November 27th, just before 10 p.m., Grey County OPP stopped a vehicle during a R.I.D.E. spot check that did not have a front plate displayed on it. The driver of the vehicle was found to have been drinking alcohol. The

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Jewel Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, November 29th

Today: Periods of rain ending this morning, then mainly cloudy. Winds southeast at 30 km/h, gusting to 50, becoming light late this afternoon. A high of 12. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Fog patches developing after midnight. A low of plus 5.

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, September 29th

1953 – “Make Room for Daddy” premiered on ABC-TV.   1960 – “My Three Sons” debuted on ABC-TV.   1963 – “My Favorite Martian” premiered on CBS-TV (first image).   1989 – Bruce Springsteen stopped in a small salon in

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Wacky… But True, September 29th

NASA accidentally sold a priceless Apollo 11 artefact and now faces a legal battle to get it back.  The bag was used to collect moon samples in 1969, and was sold by mistake last year due to a clerical error. 

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 Jewel Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, September 29th

Today: Increasing cloudiness early this morning. The chance of showers late this afternoon. Winds east at 20 kay, gusting to 40. A high of 18. The UV index 4 or moderate.   Tonight: Mainly cloudy. The chance of showers this

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