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American actor Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka in 'Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory', directed by Mel Stuart, 1971. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

2016-08-29

Gene Wilder Dead At 83

Posted by: Echo

The film world has lost another comedic legend.   Actor, Gene Wilder, known for movies like “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”, “Blazing Saddles”, and “Young Frankenstein” has died.   He was 83.   His nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman said he

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2016-08-29

Dad Said No Boys! Daughter Went Behind His Back, So Dad Did

Posted by: Derrick Scott

When your daughter was young, was she allowed to spend time with boys, unsupervised?  If she would have been caught / was caught with a boy would be/was the punishment?  A father destroyed his daughter’s car after catching her in

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Singer Patti LaBelle and a sweet potato pie.

2016-08-29

Walmart’s New Dessert Queen

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pies became a huge hit for the retail chain a few month ago, selling out in minutes, with back orders all over North America. Based on that success, it only stands to reason that she’s has

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2016-08-29

It Was The Last One…

Posted by: Sylvia

Today marks a musical milestone.   It was 50 years ago today that the Beatles played their last concert for paying fans.   The band took the stage at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park on August 29th, 1966 — playing 11

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2016-08-29

Clarence Rockland’s Boot Drive A Big Success

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Last week members of the Clarence Rockland Fire Department held their annual Boot Drive for Muscular Dystrophy.  This campaign held throughout various fire departments around the country has been in existence since 1954.  And once again residents showed their support,

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2016-08-29

Top Pet Names Are

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Pets at Home recently surveyed 34,000 pet owners to find the most popular pet names.  This time around, compared to other pet lists, there are some interesting names for both cats, and dogs that made the list.  #1 for dogs

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2016-08-29

It’s Not “Puzzling” — Ways To Improve Your Memory

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Having a bad memory isn’t just related to age.  Many North Americans in their 20s right through until their early 50s struggle with memory loss.  It does have a tendency to worsen as we get older.  But there are a

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2016-08-29

Back To School = Students Walking – Buses Back On The Road

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Students are heading back to class and motorists should be on the lookout for students and school buses. Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind motorists that some school buses will be on the

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2016-08-26

You Pick The Ads You See On Facebook

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Facebook has updated its ad preferences so you can see what topics the company thinks you’re interested in, and opt out of categories.  They hope this will make its targeted ads less intrusive.  To find what Facebook and advertisers know

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2016-08-26

Ellen Releases Line Of Emojis!

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Ellen DeGeneres joined a list of other celebrities like Justin Bieber, and Charlie Sheen by launching her very own line of custom emojis. It only makes sense as she has over 120 million social media followers. Ellen’s Emoji Exploji app

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Singer Patti LaBelle and a sweet potato pie.

2016-08-29

Walmart’s New Dessert Queen

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Patti LaBelle’s sweet potato pies became a huge hit for the retail chain a few month ago, selling out in minutes, with back orders all over North America. Based on that success, it only stands to reason that she’s has

Read More..
bands_the_beatles

2016-08-29

It Was The Last One…

Posted by: Sylvia

Today marks a musical milestone.   It was 50 years ago today that the Beatles played their last concert for paying fans.   The band took the stage at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park on August 29th, 1966 — playing 11

Read More..
ELLEN-COVER

2016-08-26

Ellen Releases Line Of Emojis!

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Ellen DeGeneres joined a list of other celebrities like Justin Bieber, and Charlie Sheen by launching her very own line of custom emojis. It only makes sense as she has over 120 million social media followers. Ellen’s Emoji Exploji app

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Close-up of American singer and actress Barbra Streisand as she places her hands on her forehead during her live concert in Sheep Meadow, Central Park, which was made into the TV special 'A Happening in Central Park,' New York, New York, June 16, 1967. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)

2016-08-26

Barbra Streisand Has Had Enough Of Zand

Posted by: Sylvia

NEW YORK (AP) – Barbra Streisand says she has had enough of people mispronouncing her last name. The last syllable is pronounced with an ‘s’ like ‘sand’ — not a ‘z’ sound. She says she’s been around for more than

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2016-08-25

And Yet Another Stroller-Recall

Posted by: Sylvia

Health Canada is recalling about six-thousand strollers sold under the brand name Safety 1st.   The Step N Go Travel Systems strollers were made in China and distributed by Dorel Juvenile Canada between May 2015 and this past June.  

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2016-08-25

From Swimming To Dancing

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Radar Online claims Ryan Lochte has agreed to do Dancing with the Stars. A source tells the site: “Lochte has agreed to season 23 of Dancing With The Stars. This is all part of a well-orchestrated and carefully planned career

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2016-08-24

Nashville Set To Return

Posted by: Derrick Scott

CMT has announced that the show will return with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, January 5 at 9PM. I just started watching Nashville, so this will give me time to catch up and be prepared for the new season!   photo

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Rescuers work following an earthquake that hit Amatrice, central Italy, August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Emiliano Grillotti  FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

2016-08-24

Earthquake Rocks Central Italy

Posted by: Sylvia

A devastating earthquake rocked central Italy early today, collapsing homes on top of residents while they were sleeping.   At least 37 deaths are reported in three hard-hit towns northeast of Rome, where rescue crews are racing to dig survivors

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2016-08-24

Who’s The World’s Highest Paid Actress?

Posted by: Derrick Scott

She always makes it into the top 5 every year, but this year, her earnings are down $6 million but she still remains #1 on Forbes list of the world’s highest paid actresses for the second year in a row: Jennifer

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2016-08-23

[Video] Arnold The New Boss

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Arnold Schwarzenegger replaces Donald Trump on Celebrity Apprentice, and now, NBC gives us a first look at the new boss.  The upcoming season of the show, which is debuts in January 2017, will also feature Tyra Banks and Jessica Alba  

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bands_the_beatles

2016-08-29

It Was The Last One…

Posted by: Sylvia

Today marks a musical milestone.   It was 50 years ago today that the Beatles played their last concert for paying fans.   The band took the stage at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park on August 29th, 1966 — playing 11

Read More..
firelarge

2016-08-29

Clarence Rockland’s Boot Drive A Big Success

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Last week members of the Clarence Rockland Fire Department held their annual Boot Drive for Muscular Dystrophy.  This campaign held throughout various fire departments around the country has been in existence since 1954.  And once again residents showed their support,

Read More..
opp_costs

2016-08-29

Back To School = Students Walking – Buses Back On The Road

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Students are heading back to class and motorists should be on the lookout for students and school buses. Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind motorists that some school buses will be on the

Read More..
Close-up of American singer and actress Barbra Streisand as she places her hands on her forehead during her live concert in Sheep Meadow, Central Park, which was made into the TV special 'A Happening in Central Park,' New York, New York, June 16, 1967. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)

2016-08-26

Barbra Streisand Has Had Enough Of Zand

Posted by: Sylvia

NEW YORK (AP) – Barbra Streisand says she has had enough of people mispronouncing her last name. The last syllable is pronounced with an ‘s’ like ‘sand’ — not a ‘z’ sound. She says she’s been around for more than

Read More..
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2016-08-26

Ryan Lochte: Charged But Will Never Have A Sore Throat

Posted by: Derrick Scott

The Rio police have charged Ryan Lochte with falsely reporting a crime. He now faces up to 18 months in jail or a fine.   Ryan cannot be extradited to Brazil because the list of extradition crimes does not include

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2016-08-25

Possible Mail Strike Monday

Posted by: Derrick Scott

If you need to send anything, you better do it soon as there could be a mail strike as early as Monday.  Contract talks at Canada Post have stalled as a strike mandate for more than 51,000 members of the

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2016-08-25

Ford Recall

Posted by: Derrick Scott

Ford is recalling 7,353 cars and SUVs in Canada and another 88,000 in the U.S. because the engines can stall without warning due to a fuel pump problem. The recall covers certain Ford Taurus and Police Interceptor sedans, Ford Flex

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ra-59912-01_s_fs_3_20160822-132110_16_en

2016-08-25

And Yet Another Stroller-Recall

Posted by: Sylvia

Health Canada is recalling about six-thousand strollers sold under the brand name Safety 1st.   The Step N Go Travel Systems strollers were made in China and distributed by Dorel Juvenile Canada between May 2015 and this past June.  

Read More..
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2016-08-24

Can You Guess What This Is – It’s A Record Breaker!

Posted by: Derrick Scott

At first glance we are sure many things come to mind.  One person thought it was some type of a bone.  Others guessed that it was some type of rock formation.  If that is your guess your are onto it. 

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Rescuers work following an earthquake that hit Amatrice, central Italy, August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Emiliano Grillotti  FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

2016-08-24

Earthquake Rocks Central Italy

Posted by: Sylvia

A devastating earthquake rocked central Italy early today, collapsing homes on top of residents while they were sleeping.   At least 37 deaths are reported in three hard-hit towns northeast of Rome, where rescue crews are racing to dig survivors

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