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Ron Leibman, Tony-Winning Actor Known for ‘Angels in America’ and ‘Friends,’ Dies at 82

Ron Leibman, an Emmy-winning actor who garnered a Tony for his work in Broadway’s “Angels in America” and played the father of Jennifer Aniston’s Rachel Green on “Friends,” died Friday. . Leibman, a native of New York, played Dr. Leonard

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Famous Birthdays, December 7th

Actress Ellen Burstyn (Best Actress Oscar winner, known for the films “The Exorcist”, “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore” and “Same Time, Next Year” and the tv series “That’s Life”) is 87. (Image: PompanoJosh-InsideJoshsMind) Former major league baseball pitcher Johnny Bench

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Upcoming and Ongoing Area Events

Bluemination At Blue, Now to March 28th • Blumination is on at Blue now through March 28th • This Dream Trail is a magical, illuminated winter stroll though the Village, around the Mill Pond, and straight through your imagination • Blumination

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Events Mentioned Saturday On the Jewel, 9 am to 2 pm

9 am: Meaford Farmers Market – Christmas Market, December 7th, December 14th • The Meaford Farmers Market is holding their annual Christmas Markets at the Meaford & St. Vincent Community Centre on Collingwood Street (Meaford) • There are still two

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Meaford Public Library and the Meaford United Church ‘Christmas Carol’ Fundraiser, December 6th At Meaford United Church

The Meaford Public Library and the Meaford United Church will be holding a fundraising event, Friday, December 6th at 7 pm fundraiser for both the new Meaford Public Library building and the Meaford United Church Raise the Roof campaign. A

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Blue Mountains Animal Shelter Closing Notice

• The Blue Mountains Animal Shelter is closing. They have many wonderful loving cats that are looking for forever homes. Perhaps you could be that special someone. • Check out their website, www.Blue Mountains Animal Shelter.com or Facebook page and

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Meaford Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop Appreciation Day, Friday, December 6th

The Meaford Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop is hosting an Appreciation Day, Friday, December 6th, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Stop by for some Hot Apply Cider and baked treats. Shop sale items and Christmas items – there is lots

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Famous Birthdays, December 6th

Jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck (considered one of the foremost exponents of cool jazz) born this date, 1920, died December 5th, 2012 one day before his 92nd birthday Singer , songwriter, record producer Len Barry (Grammy nominee, known for

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Today In History, December 6th

1735 – In London, French surgeon Claudius Amyand performed the first successful appendectomy at St. George’s Hospital. The patient was an 11-year old boy that had swallowed a pin. 1774 – Austria became the first nation to introduce a state

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Wacky… But True, December 6th

A sugar company employee in Nairobi took early retirement and left with a $3,600 pension. On his way home he stopped at a local bar, cashed the check and had a drink. The beer apparently went to his head and

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‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ Director in Talks to Return for Reboot… ‘Florida Man’ Pilot at Fox… Kathleen Kennedy to Receive Prestigious BAFTA Fellowship… In Theatres Today

‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ director Joe Johnston is in negotiations to helm Disney’s upcoming reboot of the film franchise, ‘Shrunk’, with Josh Gad in talks to star. In the original film, Rick Moranis played the scientist and father who

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St. Nicholas Day, Today, December 6th

St. Nicholas Day is today… as it’s observed annually, December 6th. The day celebrates the third-century saint who sold all his possessions and gave his money to the poor. Raised to be a devout Christian, his whole life was dedicated

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Meaford Kinsmen Window Decorating And Santa Claus Parade, December 7th

• ‘Tis the Season for the Meaford Kinsmen Window Decorating and Santa Claus Parade and it’s happening THIS Saturday, December 7th from 6 pm to 9 pm. • Come out to see the lighting of the town Christmas tree at

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Latest Jewel 99.3 Local News Headlines and Sports, December 6th

The Meaford Rotary Club has made a donation of $5,410 towards the purchase of an All-Terrain Vehicle (estimated to cost $60,000) to the Meaford and District Fire Department. Fundraising has been ongoing for an ATV that will allow firefighters to

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford and Southern Georgian Bay, December 6th

Snow Squall Watch Today: Snow ending late this morning then mainly cloudy with chance of flurries this afternoon. Flurries (2 cm.), windy and snow squalls beginning late this afternoon. High minus 1. Wind chill minus 5 this morning and minus

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