Tag: 2020

FedEx Driver Alley-oop’s Indiana Boy -GNSOTD Tue, Nov. 24th 2020

In New Trenton, Indiana, there is a boy named Elijah who lives sometimes with his dad, and sometimes with his mother, Coledo Wheeler. One of the things Elijah loves to do is spend time shooting hoops out front of his

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Blind Man Completes Solo Marathon Thanks To Trial App Guidance – GNSOTD Mon, Nov. 23rd 2020

When you have been told your limitations for years, it can wear on you. But when people told Thomas Panek, a 50-year-old New Yorker, that he wouldn’t be able to complete a 5k on his own, he intended to prove

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With New Restrictions Toronto Zoo To Close Indefinitely

With new lockdown restrictions returning to Toronto this morning, one of the city’s biggest attractions has announced it will be closing until further notice. As of this morning, Monday, November 23rd, the Toronto Zoo, the Holiday Marketplace, and Terra Lumina,

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KW Oktoberfest Donates Meals To Food Bank Of Waterloo Region – GNSOTD Fri, Nov. 20th 2020

It’s been well documented the food bank donations are down while food bank use is up this year, it’s a common problem that has been exacerbated by the pandemic. But the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest has announced that it had a successful

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Tiny Owl Rescued From Rockefeller Christmas Tree – GNSOTD Thur, Nov. 19th 2020

This week there was a big sign that Christmas is on the way, when the big tree was put up in Rockefeller Center in New York. Now, the 75ft (23m) tree did get a fair bit of attention around the

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Vaccine With Potential Funded In Part By Dolly Parton – GNSOTD Wed, Nov. 18th 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic has been awful. We are living through our hundred year plague and it has been wearing on the hearts and minds of billions. But, so far, one thing has been consistent. The science has continually proven right

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10-Year-Old Working to Donate 100K Meals by Thanksgiving – GNSOTD Tue, Nov. 17th 2020:

Orion Jean of Fort Worth, Texas, is only 10 years old, but he’s on a big mission. At his school, Chisholm Ridge Elementary, they are on a kindness drive. They are having a Race to Kindness to gather meals by

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Snow Squall Watch In Effect Tuesday November 17th 2020

The forecast is warning of a few flurries and gusting winds up to 60 km/h Today but Environment Canada suggests that the snowfall could be more significant than expected and the winds could make that a problem. They have issued

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Bake Off Leads To Thousands of Cookies for Frontline Coronavirus Workers – GNSOTD Mon, Nov. 16th 2020

Scrolling through Facebook one morning in April, middle school English teacher Jeremy Uhrich noticed something unusual: his friend Scott McKenzie showing off his homemade chocolate chip cookies. “I work at a small college here in Huntingdon and I was furloughed

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Renewable Energy To Replace Coal As Top Power Producer By 2025

Global renewable electricity installation will hit a record level this year, despite the pandemic, according to the International Energy Agency. The IEA report published on Tuesday says almost 90% of new electricity generation this year is renewable! If this kind

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