ROMAINE LETTUCE MAY BE THE CAUSE OF AN E.COLI OUTBREAK
12/15/2017 8:50:54 AM
A heads up if you are headed to the grocery store today. Ontario has been included in a probe into an E.coli outbreak that is being investigated by public health officials. The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating six E.coli cases in Ontario.

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THE HALDIMAND-NORFOLK PROVINCIAL LIBERALS TO SELECT CANDIDATE ON SATURDAY
12/15/2017 8:44:29 AM
The Haldimand-Norfolk Provincial Liberals will be selecting a candidate this weekend. On Saturday, our local Liberals will meet at the Townsend Lions Hall to see who they believe can turn our riding from blue to red in 2018.

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COMMUNITY RALLIES TO MAKE WATERFORD OLD TOWN HALL'S STAGE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
12/15/2017 8:36:58 AM
An uplifting story out of Waterford. The Waterford Old Town Hall is installing a new wheelchair lift for its stage so anyone with a disability can perform.

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GROUP LOOKS TO MAKE CHRISTMAS EASIER FOR CHILDREN WITH A PARENT IN JAIL
12/15/2017 7:52:47 AM
When someone goes to jail, it can affect an entire family. That's the whole basis behind a group called 'F.E.A.T for Children of Incarcerated Parents.' They help families cope while a loved one is serving time behind bars.

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FILL AN ARMY TRUCK FULL OF FOOD TAKES PLACE AT SOBEY'S THIS WEEKEND
12/15/2017 7:27:09 AM
Last week, we told you about the Simcoe Caring Cupboard and how they are in desperate need of donations. Right now, they are supporting roughly 70 families per week which works out to be well over 300 individuals a month.

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3,000 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TAKE TUITION REFUND AFTER COLLEGE STRIKE
12/15/2017 7:17:35 AM
New figures released by the province show that about three-thousand international students asked for a college tuition refund following this fall's faculty strike.

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EXTREME COLD ALERTS ISSUED ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO
12/14/2017 9:33:56 AM
First, there was the snow, and now comes the bitter cold. According to Environment Canada, it will feel like the minus 23 at times this morning and minus 16 this afternoon with the wind chill.

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THE "NO RIGHT TURN ON RED" BEING REMOVED FROM THE MAIN STOP LIGHTS IN DELHI
12/14/2017 7:46:40 AM
Significant changes are coming at the main stop lights in Delhi. Our elected officials gave the go ahead to remove the 'No Right Turn' on red rule on Church Street turning onto James Street.

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NORFOLK COUNTY MAY IMPLEMENT A NEW HOTEL TAX
12/14/2017 7:39:14 AM
A staff report is expected in the new year to see if Norfolk County should implement a Hotel Tax. The province has given municipalities the option to implement this tax, if they qualify, starting this month.

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SIX NATIONS POLICE ON THE HUNT FOR A KNIFE-WIELDING SUSPECT
12/14/2017 7:32:22 AM
Six Nations Police is searing for a knife-wielding suspect who allegedly robbed a Tim Hortons in Oshweken.

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OPP, FIREFIGHTERS, RAISE SOME $20,000 FOR AREA FOOD BANKS
12/14/2017 7:24:56 AM
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Services has won its food fight against the Norfolk OPP. The two services challenged each other to see who could bring in the most dollars and food to our area food banks.

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STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI OPENS THIS FRIDAY IN SIMCOE
12/14/2017 7:15:41 AM
For some, they are counting down the days to Christmas. For others, Christmas comes early this year. Star Wars: The Last Jedi opens this Friday right here in Simcoe.

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NORFOLK COUNTY TO RECEIVE ANOTHER 10-15 CMS OF SNOW TODAY
12/13/2017 11:24:16 AM
Let is snow! Let is snow! Let is snow! An Environment Canada special weather statement has been issued which warns of another winter storm. Snowfall is expected to hit the county beginning this afternoon.

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COUNCIL APPROVES NEW PARKING RULES
12/13/2017 10:59:24 AM
On Tuesday, our elected officials discussed some major changes to some parking rules in Norfolk County. The proposal is that Urban and Hamlet areas of Norfolk County, you won't be able park your vehicle on your lawn.

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FOOD PRICES TO RISE BY THREE PERCENT, REPORT SUGGESTS
12/13/2017 10:16:39 AM
It's going to cost up to three per cent more to feed yourself next year. That's according to Canada's Food Price Report.

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NORFOLK MAN CHARGED WITH ROBBERY
12/13/2017 8:27:20 AM
A teriffying break and enter in Jarvis has a Norfolk County man facing some serious charges. In the early morning hours on Sunday, Haldimand County OPP responded to a Peel Street East home after a witness heard loud screaming.

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COUNCIL REVERSES ITS DECISION ON INCREASING HOLDING TANK RATES BY 102 PERCENT
12/13/2017 8:20:28 AM
A packed audience at Town Hall breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday. Holding Tank users filled the council chambers over fears that their rates were going to increase by 102 percent, or from $10 per cubic metre to $20.26.

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THE OPP AND A STAR TAKEDOWN
12/13/2017 8:13:37 AM
New OPP technology lands a wanted man behind bars. On Monday afternoon, members of the Haldimand Norfolk Street Crime Unit noticed a man who was wanted by police for a previous incident.

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SAFETY VILLAGE FINDS A LANDING SPOT IN JARVIS
12/13/2017 7:57:10 AM
After years of hard work, the Community and Kids Safety Village of Haldimand-Norfolk made a massive leap forward. On Monday night, Haldimand County Council officially approved land for the Safety Village. That was President Tom Myerscough.

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TURKEY POINT NATURAL GAS PROJECT HAS BEEN DENIED
12/13/2017 7:50:19 AM
A joint venture with Union Gas and Norfolk County got denied. Both parties applied for a program to run a Natural Gas pipeline to Turkey Point from St. Williams. It would have brought natural gas to 850 or so homes. Their application was ultimately denied.

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UNITED WAY OF HALDIMAND-NORFOLK NEARING ITS FUNDRAISING GOAL
12/13/2017 7:42:55 AM
The United Way of Haldimand-Norfolk is inching closer to their year-end campaign goal. President Brian Jones is hoping people will help them reach their goal before the year's end.

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WHEN YOU SEE SNOW, GO SLOW: OPP REPORTING 10 CRASHES AS OF MONDAY NIGHT
12/12/2017 9:16:30 AM
There's a fine line between fall and winter, and Norfolk County has finally crossed it. An Environment Canada special weather statement remains in place with snowfall is expected throughout the day.

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OPP CHARGE THREE IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL VANDALISM
12/12/2017 8:40:54 AM
Three teenaged boys are facing charges in connection with a break and enter at an elementary school in Dunnville. According to police, the teens broke into the school in the early hours of the morning on Tuesday November 7th.

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BARRETT CALLS ON PROVINCE TO STEP UP FOR AREA FARMERS WHO ARE BEING CHEATED ON COMPENSATION PROGRAM
12/12/2017 8:26:31 AM
Haldimand Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett is concerned about local farmers losing out on their proper share. The issue is the province's predation damage compensation, which pays farmers back for livestock killed by a wild animal.

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LOCAL MAN OFFERING FREE FIRE-WOOD FOR PEOPLE TO KEEP WARM THIS WINTER
12/12/2017 8:19:06 AM
A man with a heart of gold is once again showing the true spirit of Christmas. Gary Douglas works hard during the summer going around the county and collecting wood.

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NORFOLK IS HOME TO ONE OF THE FASTEST 17-YEAR OLD SWIMMERS IN CANADA
12/12/2017 7:44:46 AM
You can say one Norfolk Hammerhead didn't fall "short" of expectations. Last week 17-year-old Gordon Shortt was busy, competing in 15 events over three days, placing in the top three five times at the Neptune Provincial Invitational.

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BOARD LAUNCHES EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS OF LOCAL BUSINESSES IN HOPES OF SPARKING INTEREST WITH YOUTH
12/12/2017 7:35:49 AM
Showing students, and future employees, the ins, and outs of some local manufacturing businesses.

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HORRIFIC FIRE IN OHSWEKEN CLAIMS A 3-YEAR-OLD'S LIFE AND SENDS TWO OTHER CHILDREN TO SICK KIDS IN TO
12/11/2017 10:32:42 AM
On Friday, fire crews were sent out to the Fourth Lines home only to discover that a child may be trapped on the second floor. Resuscitation efforts were made by Six Nations paramedics and firefighters once the child was removed.

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MAKE IT TWO YEARS IN A ROW! SMALL TOWN GIRLS TO OPEN FOR BRETT KISSEL!
12/11/2017 10:26:03 AM
Last year the Norfolk singing trio got to jump on stage with Country Music Superstar Brett Kissel and started a campaign this year to see if they could make it two years in a row. It worked.

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RECREATION FACILITY INPUT COMMITTEE MEETING TAKES PLACE TODAY
12/11/2017 10:19:09 AM
The committee will be meeting to discuss information they collected after the last meeting in November and to finalize some outstanding issues.

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OPP BRIEFS INCLUDE A DEAD COW TIED TO A TRAILER IN NORTH WALSINGHAM
12/11/2017 10:13:15 AM
On Wednesday morning, police were called out to a 10th Concession Road property in North Walsingham after the homeowner founded a dead cow tied to a trailer on the property.

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HOLDING TANKS RATES COULD BE DISCUSSED AT TOWN HALL YET AGAIN
12/11/2017 10:05:45 AM
That was Chair Harold Sonnenberg as council was asked to approve the 2018 Rate Supported operating budget. This budget will see residential water rates go up by 1 per cent and holding tank customers rates go up by 102 per cent.

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MAKE IT TWO YEARS IN A ROW! SMALL TOWN GIRLS TO OPEN FOR BRETT KISSEL!
12/11/2017 7:56:28 AM
Last year the Norfolk singing trio got to jump on stage with Country Music Superstar Brett Kissel and started a campaign this year to see if they could make it two years in a row. It worked.

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
12/10/2017 9:45:40 AM
A SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT IS IN EFFECT FOR: Simcoe - Delhi - Norfolk There is the potential for some brief heavy snow along a cold front later today. A more widespread snowfall is likely Monday and into the evening.

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