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2017-11-17

Dogs Can’t Tell the Difference Between Red and Green

Posted by: Brian

According to a new study, dog’s can’t tell the difference between red and green. While previous studies have shown that dogs tend to have poor vision, the reason for this has remained a mystery. Now, experts have found that dogs

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2017-11-17

Today is the Anniversary of Elton John’s First Live Album: 11/17/70

Posted by: Brian

Has it really been that long?   Piano, bass and drums – usually a jazz trio lineup- but this group made rock n’ roll history. The recording was taken from a live radio broadcast in  New York,  on  November 17, 1970,

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2017-11-17

Markham Resident Wins $100,000 With Encore

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

Congratulations are in order to Bing Jian Situ of Markham for winning $100,000 with Encore in the November 8, 2017 LOTTO 6/49 draw. Encore can be played in conjunction with most online lottery games for an extra $1. There is an Encore draw every day. The winning ticket

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2017-11-17

Nottawasaga OPP to Take on St. Thomas Aquinas in Hockey Challenge

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

The Nottawasaga Detachment of the OPP will be participating in a Hockey Challenge with the students from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in the month of November. We encourage the public to come out and enjoy the game. Admission

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2017-11-17

New Home Program Aims to Reduce Homelessness in York Region

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

The Regional Municipality of York is launching a new program called Home Now to help people experiencing chronic homelessness more quickly move into permanent housing. “Every York Region resident deserves the right to have a safe place to call home

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2017-11-17

Local Sikh Community Contributes $225,000 to Markham Stouffville Hospital

Posted by: Muskoka411 Staff

The Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation will celebrate The Sikh Community and its tremendous generosity at a reception and sign unveiling on November 21. Earlier this year The Sikh Community hosted a fundraising gala in honour of the 350th birthday of Guru Gobind

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2017-11-17

It’s Company Christmas Party Season. Not All Are Looking Forward To It

Posted by: Dave Creelman

Company Christmas parties can be a touchy subject for some. Some people love them, some loathe them. This survey by Robert Half found only 36% of professionals feel company holiday parties are fun. This means of course that 64% don’t.

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2017-11-17

Want To Live Longer? Get A Dog!

Posted by: Stacey

Dog owners will be the first to tell you having a dog is great, whether it’s for companionship or physical activity. Did you know owning a dog, could actually save your life? A new study published Friday in Scientific Reports

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2017-11-17

Man Finds Car 20 Years After Forgetting Where He Parked It

Posted by: Gary

A German driver had his car returned to him 20 years after he forgot where he parked it.  Authorities in Frankfurt found the car in a garage in a building which is set for demolition.  A local resident had phoned

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2017-11-17

Hydro One Seeking Rate Increase

Posted by: Gary

Ontario’s Hydro One has applied for a rate increase in order to keep the power system stable. After a speech to the Empire Club in Toronto yesterday, C-E-O Mayo Schmidt spoke about the application that’s currently before the Ontario Energy

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2017-11-17

November 17, 2017 – Jewel Joke Of The Day

Posted by: Liz Corbo

What type of person finds it humorous to shower while wearing a raincoat? Apparently someone with a dry sense of humor! Photo courtesy of clipartpanda.com

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2017-11-15

November 15, 2017 – Jewel Joke Of The Day

Posted by: Liz Corbo

After a particularly poor game of Golf, a popular Golf member skipped the clubhouse and started to go home. As he was walking to his vehicle, a Policeman stopped him and asked. ” Did you tee off on the 16th

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2017-11-14

November 14, 2017 – Jewel Joke Of The Day

Posted by: Liz Corbo

A woman was letting her husband have it with just a touch more venom than usual, saying, “You’re an idiot. You have always been an idiot. You’ll always be an idiot. If they had an idiot contest, you’d come in

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2017-11-13

November 13, 2017 – Jewel Joke Of The Day

Posted by: Liz Corbo

A guy calls the hospital. He says, “You gotta send help! My wife’s going into labor!” The nurse says, “Calm down. Is this her first child?” He says, “No! This is her husband!” Photo courtesy of cliparting.com

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2017-11-06

Jewel 88.5 is running The Best Of The Jewel Joke Of The Day from October 30th to November 8th

Posted by: Liz Corbo

Landmark Cinemas prizing will resume on November 9th! Send your jokes in to jokes@jewelradio.com to win!

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2017-10-27

October 27, 2017 – Jewel Joke Of The Day

Posted by: Liz Corbo

During a recent password audit here at work, they realized my password was: MickeyMinniePlutoHueyLouieDeweyDonaldGoofyHalifax When they asked me why I had such a long password, I said I was told it had to be at least 8 characters long and

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2017-10-26

October 26, 2017 – Jewel Joke Of The Day

Posted by: Liz Corbo

A funny magician accidentally turned his wife into a couch and his two kids into armchairs. He started to panic and thought to himself, “What on earth have I done?” He began to ponder, “How am I going to bring

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2017-10-25

October 25, 2017 – Jewel Joke Of The Day

Posted by: Liz Corbo

A wealthy husband and his wife were having dinner at a very fine restaurant when this absolutely stunning young woman comes over to the table, gives the husband a big open-mouthed kiss, then says she’ll see him later and walks

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2017-10-24

October 24, 2017 – Jewel Joke Of The Day

Posted by: Liz Corbo

Ready to go out to dinner the husband calls upstairs to his wife: “Honey, are you ready yet?” “For crying out loud,” she yells back, “I’ve been telling you for the last half hour I’ll be ready in a minute!”

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2017-10-20

October 20, 2017 – Jewel Joke Of The Day

Posted by: Liz Corbo

  A duck, a skunk, and a deer went out for dinner at a local restaurant in Barrie one night. When it came time to pay, the skunk did not have a scent, the deer did not have a buck so

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