The Glengarry News

summer

No relief until Friday

publisher Jul 4, 2018 - 9:49am

TGIF will take on a cooler meaning this week.

Friday is the day when we are expected to get some relief from the heat wave.

Environment Canada continued to issue a heat warning for Eastern Ontario today, when humidex values are expected to reach 43.

The extreme heat will continue through Thursday.

Temperatures today and Thursday are once again forecast to climb into the low to mid 30s.

Humidex values will also increase, reaching values of 40 both days.

Overnight low temperatures are expected to be in the low 20s, and high teens in some rural areas.

A cool down is expected by Friday with the passage of a cold front. Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

Extreme heat affects everyone. The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.

Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

Standing guard

publisher May 19, 2017 - 8:16am

Guard

With Summer unofficially beginning this weekend, many will be considering taking a dip at the beach in Alexandria's Island Park. However, folks ought to tread lightly as some Canada geese have staked a claim on a section of the shore. This bird is very determined to protect newly hatched goslings. Remember that the Victoria Day long weekend also marks an increased police presence on highways.

Heat warning issued for Glengarry

sean Jul 27, 2015 - 3:23pm

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning this afternoon for our region.

There is little break forecast in the coming days, with high temperatures of 32 and 34 Celsius predicted for tomorrow and Wednesday, respectively. Late afternoons and evenings, starting today, may see some shower or thunderstorm activity.

For regular weather updates, please see our website at www.glengarry.news or the weather tab of our mobile app.

Summer jobs

richard Apr 23, 2015 - 10:40am

The Sir John Johnson Manor House Committee invites applications from university, college, even graduating high school students, for the position of summer curator/archivist in one of Ontario’s oldest and most historical houses.
Up to two students (depending on government funding) will be required for 10 to 16 weeks (35 hours per week) this summer.
Applicants should have a good knowledge of local history, especially of the Manor House.
Applications should be mailed to: Brent Lafave/ President Sir John Johnson Manor House Committee/Box 225/Williamstown, ON/ K0C 2J0. Deadline is Thursday, April 30.