ROAD CLOSURES TO BEGIN AT WATERFRONT CONDO DEVELOPMENT
10/17/2017 6:40:54 AM
Things have been progressing on schedule at the Island Harbour Club condo development. Vice president of operation Andrew Ball for RMP Construction Ltd. says there will be road closures beginning next week.

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STUDENTS VOICE OPINIONS ON COLLEGE STRIKE
10/17/2017 6:39:07 AM
More than 12,000 Ontario college faculty are on strike across the province. Suggested etiquette includes respecting the picket line, expecting large groups with signs and flyers and waiting until safe to cross. myFM reached out to our students to see how they feel about the strike.

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GANANOQUE MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO SECOND BEAR SPRAY INCIDENT
10/17/2017 6:36:38 AM
Gananoque Police have arrested another local man in connection to a second incident involving bear spray. On Friday, police went to a home where a man had been sprayed with bear spray. The 21 year-old suspect was identified by officers and arrested a short time later.

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CHARGES INCREASE DURING HOMECOMING WEEKEND
10/17/2017 6:34:49 AM
This years Queen's Homecoming weekend saw more charges laid compared with the previous two years, but Kingston Police say they were able to maintain an overall safe environment. A total of 330 tickets or charges were laid over a two day period; 307 of which were Liquor Licence Act violations.

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BGH CELEBRATING STAFF FOR COMMITMENT TO ORGAN DONATION
10/17/2017 6:32:59 AM
Brockville General Hospital is celebrating three of their staff. Linda Hunter is being celebrated for her commitment to saving lives through organ and tissue donation and Dr. Tristian Alie and Jennifer MacDonald are receiving the Hidden Hero Awards.

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ST. LOUIS BAR AND GRILL HOLDING ANNUAL FUNDRAISER FOR AUTISM
10/17/2017 6:30:33 AM
For the sixth year in a row, St. Louis Bar and Grill restaurants across Canada are raising funds for The Shining Through Centre for Children with Autism. Director of Food and Beverage Procurement Bruce Stevens says the campaign runs all throughout October.

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POLICE STILL SEARCHING FOR BANK ROBBER
10/16/2017 7:15:03 AM
Kingston Police executed a warrant at the home of robbery suspect Michael James Behan. the Kingston Police Emergency Response Unit says the 52 year-old wasn't at his home or in the area.

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PICTON TAKES HOME AND HOME SERIES AGAINST ISLANDERS
10/16/2017 7:11:56 AM
It was not a goalies duel last night at the Lou Jeffries Gananoque TLTI Recreation Centre. The Gananoque Islanders were hosting the Picton Pirates in the second game of a home and home series and while the game was closer, the islanders didn't walk away with two points.

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HIGH WINDS PROMPTS CRCA TO ISSUE FLOOD WATCH
10/16/2017 7:06:38 AM
A flood watch from the CRCA is in effect until tomorrow (Tuesday). The flood watch is for the eastern Lake Ontario shorelines and areas of the upper St. Lawrence River. They say sustained winds above 50 km/h have the potential to cause waves in excess of 1.5 m.

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GAN BMX RIDER COMPETES AT CANADIAN GRANDS
10/16/2017 6:55:49 AM
Rylee Lorbetskie is already making a name for herself around the BMX track. The 8 year-old is a member of the Gananoque BMX team and recently traveled to Chilliwack, BC to compete in the Canadian Grands. She made her mains in each day of competition against top riders from Canada and the US.

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POLICE INVESTIGATING HOMECOMING ASSAULT IN THE HUB
10/16/2017 6:49:42 AM
Kingston Police are looking for any witnesses to an assault in the hub on Saturday night. Police say around 11:30 p.m., the victim was near the Metro when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect attempted to steal an item the victim was carrying and a struggle ensued say police.

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KHSC USING NEW PROCEDURE FOR STROKE TREATMENT
10/16/2017 6:47:52 AM
When it comes to stroke treatment, every minute counts but a new procedure is being credited with the ability to save lives. Doctors at the Health Sciences Centre in Kingston are performing an endovascular thrombectomy on stroke patients.

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KINGSTON COUNCILLORS TO TAKE SECOND LOOK AT NALOXONE KITS IN CITY OWN FACILITIES
10/16/2017 6:46:04 AM
A plan to see Naloxone kits in city owned facilities will be back in front of Kingston city council next month. The motion was in front of council but was deferred because councillors had concerns about city staff administering the drug.

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KAYAKER RAISES $13,000 FOR BGH CARDIOVASCULAR PROGRAM
10/16/2017 6:40:05 AM
Rick Trapp and two friends raised over $13,000 for the Brockville Cardiovascular Program at Brockville General Hospital. Trapp had a triple bi-pass surgery in 2013 and since has paddled to raise money for the program. This year, he kayaked the Rideau System and the Trent Severn Waterway.

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POLICE ASKING PUBLIC'S HELP TO LOCATE WANTED MAN
10/13/2017 6:45:01 PM
Kingston Police are requesting the public's help in locating a man wanted for robbery. On Wednesday (October 11), the man entered the bank carrying a duffel bag and demanded money from the teller.

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CASINO EXPLOSION FOCUS OF TRAINING EXERCISE
10/13/2017 8:15:25 AM
It was a first for a casino in Ontario. On Thursday morning, Shorelines 1000 Islands Casino was evacuated as part of a training exercise which saw emergency personnel deal with an explosion situation. Andy LaCroix, the executive director was thrilled with how the exercise went.

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RBC FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTES TO UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN
10/13/2017 8:04:05 AM
The United Way of Leeds and Grenville's annual giving campaign received another financial boost. The RBC Foundation donated $4,500 this week to the fundraiser. The United Way has a goal of $825,000 this year.

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PIRATES DEFEAT ISLANDERS 6-1
10/13/2017 7:39:16 AM
It was not the road game the Gananoque Islanders were hoping for. They traveled to Picton last night and came home on the losing side of a 6-1 game. Josh Kurish scored the lone Islanders goal in the middle frame. Picton led 2-0 at the end of 20 minutes and 4-1 at the end of the second.

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LEEDS OPP CHARGE TWO WITH IMPAIRED DRIVING DURING OPERATION IMPACT
10/13/2017 7:37:17 AM
Leeds OPP participated in Operation Impact over the Thanksgiving long weekend. The national road safety campaign focused on impaired driving, moving and seatbelt violations, distracted driving and speeding.

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SERENA RYDER TO PERFORM AT QUEEN'S HOMECOMING
10/13/2017 7:35:30 AM
Serena Ryder fans will want to be in Kingston on Saturday. The Canadian songstress is headlining the ReUnion Street Festival. The concert on the Queen's University campus begins at 7 p.m. and is open to all ages and admission is free. Tickets to the 19 plus licenced area are $15 each.

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KFL&A ALZHEINER'S SOCIETY BENEFITS FROM 100 WOMEN WHO CARE KINGSTON CHAPTER
10/13/2017 7:33:43 AM
The Alzheimer's Society of KFL&A is benefiting from the 100 Women Who Care Kingston chapter. The group, which consists of about 400 members, celebrated their fifth anniversary and were able to present over $20,000 to the Alzheimer's Society.

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OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
10/13/2017 7:31:44 AM
This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women across Canada are being reminded to stay "breast aware".

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CASINO INVOLVED IN FIRE PREVENTION WEEK TRAINING
10/12/2017 7:21:47 AM
The casino will be busier than normal today (Thursday). There will be a number of emergency services personnel on hand for a training exercise at Shorelines 1000 Islands Casino says TLTI CEO Greg Borduas.

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TWO ARRESTED FOLLOWING SHOTS FIRED INCIDENT
10/12/2017 7:18:08 AM
Two people have been arrested as a result of an ongoing investigation. Gananoque Police Service say 23 year-old Howie Murray and 22 year-old Elizabeth Lacelle-Renshaw were arrested on Tuesday following suspicious activity reported outside a west end home.

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L&G VOLUNTEERS AND COMMUNITY BUILDERS HONOURED
10/12/2017 7:16:22 AM
MPP Steve Clark and MP Gord Brown handed out 152 medals to volunteers and community builders on Wednesday night. The program was a way to mark Canada's 150th anniversary.

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JAMMIN' IN THE ISLANDS TAKES OVER THIS WEEKEND
10/12/2017 7:11:24 AM
The ninth annual Jammin? in the Islands music extravaganza is taking place October 13th-15th at venues throughout Gananoque. All performances are free admission, so schedule your time accordingly over the three day event.

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TRANSPORT TRAILER FIRE CAUSES 401 SHUTDOWN
10/12/2017 7:08:46 AM
Frontenac OPP say there were no injuries following an early morning transport trailer fire on the westbound 401 late Tuesday night near Kingston. Police say a mechanical failure is being deemed the potential cause of the blaze.

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KINGSTON CRACKS TOP 20 OF MOST CARING CITIES
10/12/2017 7:06:31 AM
It's rapidly becoming that time of year when words like caring, generous and charity will become used quite frequently. But there are some places where the act of giving and caring happen year round.

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KFL&A UNITED WAY BENEFITS FROM KINGSTON PEN TOURS POPULARITY
10/11/2017 7:04:28 AM
The Kingston Pen tours will continue to make a difference for the United Way of KFL&A. The tours, which began in 2016 in partnership with Correctional Service Canada and the St. Lawrence Parks Commission, saw a profit of over $640,000, half of which went to the United Way.

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SBARA RECOGNIZED AT RIDEAU CORRIDOR RECOGNITION AWARDS
10/11/2017 7:00:19 AM
The Seeley's Bay Area Residents' Association was recognized last week at the Rideau Corridor Recognition Awards. Winners were recognized for their hard work to help protect, enhance, promote and celebrate the heritage value and sustainability of the Rideau Canal corridor.

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MEDICAL CENTRE HOSTING ANNUAL HYPNOTIST FUNDRAISING EVENT
10/11/2017 6:58:32 AM
The St. Lawrence and District Medical Centre once again wants to invite you out for a night of Mind Games with hypnotist Brandon Dean. Tickets are $20 each for the event which will support the medical centre and features appetizers, desserts, a cash bar and live and silent auctions.

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REDEVELOPMENT SIGN UNVEILED AT BGH
10/11/2017 6:54:56 AM
Things are continuing to move forward at Brockville General Hospital and their redevelopment. On Friday, a development sign was unveiled at the hospital. The plan will see the transfer of services from their Garden Street site to a single campus on Charles Street.

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SUSPECT LOCATED IN GTA
10/11/2017 6:52:47 AM
The 34 year-old Kingston man wanted by police was located and arrested last week. Kingston Police were searching for Matthew Greene in relation to an assault. Police say he was located on Friday in Mississauga and was returned to the city.

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MAN ARRESTED FOLLOWING TWO VEHICLE COLLISION
10/11/2017 6:50:30 AM
A traffic complaint led to the arrest of a Brockville man on Saturday morning. Leeds OPP were notified of a driver sleeping near the tracks at Sharpe's Lane in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township.

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