NEIL FLEGEL CHANGES DECISION AND WILL RUN FOR COUNCIL AGAIN
7/20/2018 6:58:23 AM
Well myFM has to issue a retraction, not because we made a mistake, but because one of the councilors we told you was not going to be on the ballot this October for the Municipal Election has decided to reverse that decision and run for council once more.

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MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL ALLIANCE WINS AWARDS
7/20/2018 6:54:44 AM
The Middlesex Hospital Alliance has been recognized for it's efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. MHA has been awarded two Ontario Green Hospital Awards for 2017, one for energy use, and the other for water consumption.

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GLENCOE TARTAN DAYS THIS WEEKEND
7/20/2018 6:51:23 AM
From barbecues to book sales, from singing to swimming, the annual Glencoe Tartan Days has it all and it starts tonight. There will be the classic events like the tractor pull and car show, along with some new events like a family fun zone.

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AILSA CRAIG GALA DAYS STARTS TONIGHT
7/20/2018 6:48:00 AM
Get ready for a weekend filled with fun, family, and food just down the road in Ailsa Craig for the annual Gala Days happening at the Ailsa Craig Community Park. Event Organizer Nicole Young says there is still room for volunteers who are free to lend a hand.

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LCBO AND UNITED WAY PARTNERING FOR SHOW YOUR LOCAL LOVE CAMPAIGN
7/20/2018 6:44:38 AM
The LCBO and United Way are partnering up again for another "Show Your Local Love" campaign. Susan Faber is a Director of Communications with the United way and says LCBO employees will start asking customers for donations on behalf of the United Way this weekend.

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MUNICIPALITY TAKING PETS IN HOT VEHICLES VERY SERIOUSLY
7/19/2018 7:34:25 AM
Strathroy-Caradoc is taking incidents of animals being left in hot vehicles very seriously. On Monday at Council, they received a letter of request from the Dog Owners Association to change the By-law regarding animals.

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DOG PARK HERE TO STAY
7/19/2018 7:20:36 AM
The idea started way back in 2006, it was constructed and opened in November of 2010 and as of this past Monday it went from a temporary status to permanent.

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GLENCOE ART IN THE PARK AND MARKET SATURDAY
7/19/2018 7:11:08 AM
It's back for another year, and that's Glencoe's Art In The Park and Market happening this Saturday. The event has been running for 8 years, and offers many forms of art, from pottery, to wood carvings, and even metal work.

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JULY CHAMBER BIZ GOES TONIGHT
7/19/2018 7:03:35 AM
On tap tonight is the Strathroy and District Chamber of Commerce Biz After Biz for the month of July and Chamber General Manager Kathy Manness says this month's host is a new business on Centre Road.

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INQUIRY BASED LEARNING HAPPENING THIS WEEK
7/19/2018 7:00:50 AM
As school, yes school is not too far off now, Ontario?s Ministry of Education describes inquiry-based learning as an approach to teaching that places students' questions, ideas and observations at the centre of the learning experience.

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TOWN CAO ADDING TO DECISION MAKING AS COUNCIL IS IN "LAME DUCK" PERIOD
7/18/2018 6:59:46 AM
Come July 27th when the deadline hits for any potential municipal election candidates to officially register we will see what's known as the lame duck period where it can happen on two occasions, one according to CAO Greg McClinchey would be when three or more...

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STRATHROY LIONS CLUB HELPS OUT WITH STRATHROY CADETS YEAR END TRIP
7/18/2018 6:39:16 AM
A $2,000 donation has been made to the #11 Strathroy Royal Canadian Army Cadets. The money from the Strathroy Lions Club will be put towards their year end trip to Algonquin Provincial Park and the purchase of some radios.

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BACONFEST A SUCCESS ACCORDING TO OPP
7/18/2018 6:30:55 AM
Lucan's Baconfest was another smashing success, thanks in part to the Middlesex OPP. Police were out making sure that traffic rules were followed and making sure that nobody got too rowdy during the annual festival.

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SAFE TRUCKING WEEK
7/18/2018 6:26:05 AM
There's been a huge increase in fatal accidents involving transport trucks this year. We spoke with OPP Sergeant Kerry Schmidt, and he says they're in the midst of a safety campaign because of a recently released statistic.

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STOLEN VEHICLE AND MOTORCYCLE SEARCH HIGHLIGHTS POLICE REPORT
7/18/2018 6:21:21 AM
On July 11th at approximately 5am, a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, black and grey in colour, Ontario licence AD60664 was stolen from an address on Parkview Drive Strathroy. Anyone with information on this theft is asked to contact the Strathroy-Caradoc Police Cst.

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STRATHROY LANES SOLD WILL NOT CONTINUE AS BOWLING ALLEY
7/17/2018 8:07:10 AM
After almost 50 years as a local bowling alley, the sound of that bowling ball traveling down the lane and the anticipation of hearing those pins crash and bang is no more in Strathroy until perhaps another bowling alley gets built.

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PERRY SMINK NEW DISTRICT FIRE CHIEF AT STATION 3 MELBOURNE
7/17/2018 8:03:40 AM
Strathroy-Caradoc Fire Department Melbourne Station 3 has a new District Fire Chief. Captain Perry Smink has been promoted to the top spot in the Melbourne station. Chief Brian George says that Smink is the right man for the job.

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COUNCIL DISCUSSES TRAFFIC ISSUES AND COMPLAINTS
7/17/2018 8:01:32 AM
Our municipal council discussed a lot of traffic issues during Monday's Strathroy-Caradoc council session. One of the 3 issues was that people using the WMMC parking lot to access Buchanan Street off of Metcalfe.

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CANNIBIS IMPAIRMENT
7/17/2018 7:57:33 AM
Bill C-45, the Act of Parliament that makes the recreational consumption of cannabis legal, passed the House of Commons in June, but won't be proclaimed until October 17th.

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OPP REMIND YOU TO LOCK IT OR LOSE IT
7/17/2018 7:56:09 AM
Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding you to never leave keys or other valuables inside vehicles when unattended. OPP has investigated several stolen vehicle incidents and unfortunately, many contained the keys within the vehicle.

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NEW SUSPECT WANTED BY POLICE
7/16/2018 8:42:13 AM
Police say a weapon was found during a recent canine track that myFM brought to your attention last week and today we have an update.

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MULTIPLE TRAFFIC ISSUES TAKE UP PART OF COUNCIL AGENDA TONIGHT
7/16/2018 8:40:12 AM
It will be a long agenda for tonight's Strathroy-Caradoc Council and a few items are centered around traffic concerns. Larry Cowan is Chair of the Transportation committee and says that one of the issues is about the state of Hull Road.

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MHA NEW PARTNERSHIP GETS GOOD REACTION
7/16/2018 8:31:27 AM
As myFM reported to you last week, the Middlesex Hospital Alliance received some great news as it announced a partnership with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario.

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HALLWAY MEDICINE STUDY
7/16/2018 8:28:39 AM
Some former Western PhD students and their professor have published a study that says they can fix our hallway medicine problem in Ontario.

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SAFE TRUCKING CAMPAIGN RUNS THIS WEEK
7/16/2018 8:18:28 AM
Not good news when fatal transport truck collisions are up 38%.

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