2014 Regular Season Home Games of the IBL's London Majors Baseball Club
Intercounty Baseball League
All home games of the London Majors are played at historic Labatt Park:
* Sat. Apr. 26, Michigan Jet Box at London, 1pm (exhibition game #1)
* Sun. Apr. 27, Michigan Jet Box at London, 1pm (exhibition game #2)
* Fri. May 16, Kitchener at London, 7:35pm (2014 IBL Homeopener)
* Fri. May 23, Brantford at London, 7:35pm
* Sun. May 25, Barrie at London, 1:05pm
* Fri. May 30, Burlington at London, 7:35pm
* Sat. June 7, Hamilton at London, 7:35pm
* Fri. June 13, Toronto at London, 7:45pm
* Sun. June 15, Brantford at London, 1:05pm
* Fri. June 20, Kitchener at London, 7:35pm
* Sat. June 21, Brantford at London, 7:35pm
* Sun. June 22, Guelph at London, 1:05pm
* Fri. June 27, Burlington at London, 7:35pm
* Tues. July 1, Toronto at London, 6:05pm (Fireworks)
* Fri. July 4, Guelph at London, 7:35pm
* Sun. July 6, Barrie at London, 1:05pm (DH)
* Fri. July 11, Kitchener at London, 7:35pm
* Fri. July 18, Toronto at London, 7:45pm
* Sat. July 26, Hamilton at London, 7:35pm
Labatt Park in August 2008 during Game 7 of the IBL Championship Series against the Brantford Red Sox
Guy Lombardo's multiple-award-winning Tempo VII hydroplane, built in 1955 and powered by an Allison aircraft engine, has been owned by the City of London since 1983 when it was donated to the City by the late Colonel Tom Lawson.
It is currently on display at London's Jet Aircraft Museum along with the Miss Supertest III hydroplane, immediately northwest of the London International Airport. It is open Saturdays from 9 am to 5 pm.
Contact London's heritage planner Don Menard (dmenardATlondon.ca) if you or your organization are interested in displaying the Tempo VII in a public setting for a special short-term event.
LOMBARDO TRIVIA: London-born-and-raised bandleader Guy Lombardo (June 19, 1902- Nov. 5, 1977) never travelled across the bridge named in his honour in London, Ontario, since the bridge never officially opened until Nov. 16, 1978, more than a year after his death.
Guy Lombardo (1902-1977) with his younger sister, Rosemarie Lombardo (1925-2011) in the 1940s. Guy and his brothers in the orchestra actually named their sister Rosemarie, who was born 23 years after Guy.
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||Thursday, February 04 2010 @ 10:53 AM EST
|BREAKING NEWS: Hospitals to revert back to a CEO for each hospital after Cliff Nordal retires at the end of this year
LONDON, Ontario ~ The Chairs of the Boards of London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and St. Joseph’s Health Care, London (St. Joseph’s) announced today that both organizations will return to a model in which each hospital is led by its own CEO.
This separate CEO model will be implemented, effective January 1, 2011, after current CEO Cliff Nordal’s retirement.
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LONDON, ONTARIO, POLICE BEAT
BREAKING NEWS: Thieves stalking and targeting the elderly in purse-stealing scams at Cherryhill
View video surveillance tapes here, LFP, F.4
LONDON POLICE SERVICE is currently investigating a number of occurrences where elderly citizens have had their purses stolen in Cherryhill Village Mall at 301 Oxford Street West.
Video surveillance within the mall shows that two women have been stalking and deliberating targeting the elderly.
The public’s assistance is being sought to identify these two women.
The suspects are described as:
Female, white, 25-30 years old, 5’5”-5’6”, medium build, brown frizzy hair tied in a bun, wearing a red baseball hat, yellow scarf, black coat with white-hooded sweater underneath and jeans.
INSIDE: 1. Two London men busted for drugs after traffic stop. 2. Cyclist suffers serious injuriesin collision at Adelaide and King. 3. 80 credit card applications stolen from vehicle at Cherryhill Village Mall. 4. Gary Snake and Rhonda Sturgeon busted on three theft-related charges.
Female, white, 20-25 years old, 5’6”-5’8”, slim build, long light brown hair, brown eyes, wearing a black tuque, plaid-style scarf, grey pea coat and black faded jeans.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact London Police at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
You can also provide your tips online at
Two London men busted for drugs after traffic stop
On Tuesday, February 2, 2010, at 10:39 pm an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Trafalgar Street at Egerton Street in southeast London.
After speaking with the driver a strong odour of marijuana emanated from the vehicle.
The officer observed a substance in the vehicle which he ascertained were drugs. The driver and passenger were arrested.
Police seized 232 grams of marijuana ($2,340) and $5,400 in currency.
Subsequently, the London Police Service Guns-and-Drugs Section executed a search warrant at an address on Nelson Street and seized 2,771 grams of marijuana ($25,370), 116 grams of cannabis resin ($1,740), a small quantity of cocaine and $10,780 in Canadian currency.
Shane Palmer Carew , 20 years old of London, is charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.
Michael Case-McIntosh, 20 years old of London, is charged with two counts of possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking, possession of cannabis resin for the purpose of trafficking and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
Cyclist suffers serious injuries in collision at Adelaide and King
London Police continue to investigate the serious collision last night involving a cyclist and a motorist at Adelaide Street North and King Street.
Last night (Feb 3) at approximately 6:05 pm a northbound vehicle on Adelaide Street North struck a cyclist who was either making a left turn from southbound Adelaide Street or he was eastbound on King Street.
The 44-year-old male cyclist suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital.
Police are asking for any witnesses to this collision who haven’t already spoken to police to contact police at 519-661-5670 or the Traffic Management Unit at 519-661-5680.
80 credit card applications stolen from vehicle at Cherryhill Village Mall
The London Police Service, in cooperation with the Bank of Montreal (BMO), is investigating the theft of personal effects and 80 completed BMO MasterCard credit card applications from a motor vehicle parked at the Cherryhill Village Mall at 301 Oxford Street West on January 18, 2010.
The applications were collected at the following three London events:
• BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships held at the John Labatt Centre on January 14, 15 and 16.
• Commissioners Road East and Highbury Ave BMO Branch (BMO MasterCard KIOSK) on January 12 and 13.
• CPT Racing held at the Western Fair Agriplex on January 16 and 17.
If you applied for a BMO MasterCard credit card at one of the above three London area events held in January and have not yet received your new credit card, please call the Bank of Montreal at 1-888- 494-2046, Monday – Friday, 8 am to 11 pm (EST).
Anyone with any information on this theft is asked to contact the London Police Service at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
You can also provide your tips online at www.londoncrimestoppers.com.
Gary Snake and Rhonda Sturgeon busted on three theft-related charges
On Wednesday, February 4, 2010, at 5:30 am a citizen noticed that their van was stolen from their residence on Glanworth Drive in the south end of London.
The citizen checked the area and located the van nearby with two men around it. The citizen jumped into the driver’s seat of the van and found a woman sitting in the rear seat.
The woman fled on foot along with the other two men.
The owner of the van located several items of stolen property inside the vehicle belonging to a neighbour’s garage.
Police attended and a lengthy search by K9 units located a man and a woman.
Gary Snake, 23 years old of Melborne and Rhonda Sturgeon, 24 years old of Muncey, are charged with break and enter, possession of stolen property and theft under $5,000.