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Sports in short: March 16 - Belleville Intelligencer

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Game 2 Sunday at 1 p.m. at Community Gardens.PEEWEE CENTRE HASTINGS GRIZZLIESThe McConnell Funeral Home peewee Centre Hastings Grizzlies claimed their regional minor hockey playoff championship in marathon fashion, defeating the Campbellford Colts 6-5 in double overtime in the deciding game.Tied 5-5 after three periods, Grizzlies got the winning goal from Sam Fluke in double O.T. with the teams reduced to playing 3-on-3. Carson Van Allen and Samuel Gale assisted. Fluke finished the game with four goals.Earlier Centre Hastings scoring was: Evan Yeo from Van Allen and Gale; Fluke from Nate Dorie; Fluke, unassisted; Van Allen from Yeo and Fluke; Fluke from Carter Wright.Grizzlies wrapped up their season with an exhibition home-and-home series with Millbrook, losing 9-3 and 5-3. CH combined scoring was: Fluke from Aaron McMaster and Jacob Heard; Heard from Van Allen; Fluke (2) from Owen Meraw-Gilbey and Heard; Wright from Nolan Arseneault and Gale; Ryland Harvey from Fluke; McMaster from Heard; Fluke (2) from Gale and Arseneault.The team is planning a post-season awards banquet for next month, TBA.TWEED JUVENILE HAWKSAfter eliminating the South Bruce Blades in the OMHA semi-finals, the Tweed Hawks open a best-of-five/six-point series provincial CC juvenile championship series this weekend against the Cayuga Stars. Game 1 is tonight at 8:30 p.m. in Tweed.Hawks ousted South Bruce 3-0 in the best-of-three provincial semi-finals, but needed an O.T. goal on a strong individual effort by Jake Yohn to win Game 3 by a 2-1 margin on home ice. Tyrel McQuaigg was cited for a solid game in net for Tweed.ON DECK: OMHA CC-C juvenile championship — Game 1 tonight at Tweed, 8:30 p.m.; Games 2 and 3 Saturday and Sunday at Cayuga at 5 p.m.; Game 4 (if necessary) Saturday, March 24 at 3 p.m. at Tweed; Game 5 (if necessary) Sunday, March 25 at 1 p.m. at Cayuga; Game 6 (if necessary) Thursday, March 29 at 8:30 p.m. at Tweed.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
http://www.intelligencer.ca/2018/03/16/sports-in-short-march-16

John Heyman, Distinguished Financier and Producer, Dies at 84 - Variety

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Home Alone” and “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (Fox), “Victor/Victoria” and “Trail of the Pink Panther” (MGM), “Black Rain,” “Chinatown,” “Grease,” “Heaven Can Wait,” “Looking for Mr. Goodbar,” “Marathon Man,” “Saturday Night Fever” and “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” (Paramount), “Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes” (Warner Bros.) and “The Man Who Would Be King” (Allied Artists).Heyman’s International Artists Agency, at the time the largest independent artists’ agency outside the U.S., repped top talent including Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, but in 1961 IAA launched the subsidiary World Film Sales, which ushered in a hugely important innovation for the movie industry when it became the first company to pre-sell and license films territory by territory.Heyman pioneered structured financing in 1962 because, while vehicles for Elizabeth Taylor were easy to set up, he needed money for films that would feature working actors like Trevor Howard and Jack Hawkins.World Film Sales was sold to ITC in 1973. Eventually Heyman built up what would be called the World Group of Companies Limited, through which, over the span of more than four decades, he served as producer, co-producer, packager, co-financier, and/or distributor of numerous films that have grossed a total of more than $7 billion.He also financed or produced plays, including the longest-running “Hamlet” in Broadway starring Richard Burton and directed by John Gielgud. That production was adapted for film and became the first feature Heyman produced in 1964.The films packaged, financed or produced by World Group received more than 180 Academy Award nominations and 26 Oscars.World Productions in London became the largest independent producer of television drama in the U.K. and the only company to have had programs airing on all five U.K. terrestrial channels in one year.Heyman produced some 15 films, including “The Go-Between” and “The Hireling,” which won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival in 1971 and 1973, respectively. The former, directed by Joseph Losey from a clever screen...
http://variety.com/2017/film/news/john-heyman-dead-dies-producer-1202460783/

Explore: Easter fun around town, Fletcher's Challenge, Repair Café - Times Colonist

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Canada, east to west, to raise money to fight cancer, after losing a leg to the disease. Running on his prosthetic leg, he covered 26 miles a day in what he called the Marathon of Hope. Unfortunately, he only made it to Thunder Bay, Ont., after the disease returned, forcing him to quit. Within a year, he was dead at 22. But what made his run such an act of heroism? Why does Terry continue to speak to C...
http://www.timescolonist.com/explore-easter-fun-around-town-fletcher-s-challenge-repair-caf%25C3%25A9-1.15141048

Florence: Spadina's maples say goodbye - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II down Spadina.We’ve been here for parades and funeral processions, for the city marathon, for a caravan of American tourists in Airstream trailers. Those folks have Gold Card membership in polished aluminum.We were here when there was only one house on the whole block.We thought Spadina would always be our place. Nope. Time’s up. We’re hitting the road.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
http://thestarphoenix.com/life/bridges/florence-spadinas-maples-say-goodbye

Obituaries: Bowlby; Gemmell; Lowe; Massullo; Meraw; Pence; Picken - Powell River Peak

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Canada.” Visit her display: BC Place, Gate A, Vancouver, BC. YMCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Award, category: health, wellness and active living, 2012. Wrote a memoir entitled Marathon Swimmer (Maple Ridge: Waite Publishing, 2004). Ann also made a splash on the small screen when she became a technical advisor on the CBC TV series The Beachcombers. She served as the double for actress Juliet Randall in the show's swim scenes. From 1940 to 1982, Ann co-trained field-trial dogs with her husband (Joseph Thomas Meraw), who was renowned for training championship dogs. Predeceased family members: President Ulysses S. Grant (great uncle, mother’s side), Joe (husband), William (father), Phobie (mother), John Grant (Jack, brother), Norma Marie (Pat, sister), Delores, Thelma, Marcia, Kay and Jean Earl (cousins) and William (Bill, grandson). Surviving family members: Kathy and Kathy (nieces), Larry and Don (nephews), Christine and Mike (grandchildren). Mike writes, “Grandma you were my dancing and drinking buddy! We have some unfinished partying to do with John Bao in Vegas (look for us at one of your previous haunts: The CatHouse, Luxor Hotel next month). Birgit sends you a BIG HUG also. We love you! Vegas won’t be the same without you.” Prayer, funeral service, burial: To be held at 10:30 am and 12 pm respectively on Friday, March 24, at St. Luke’s Church, 20285 Dewdney Trunk Road, Maple Ridge. Ann will be buried in Maple Ridge Cemetery, next to her husband Joe, later that day at approximately 2 pm.Wally PenceSeptember 15, 1942 – March 18, 2017 A legendary man who would light up any room with his big personality, laughter and jokes, Wally’s adventurous spirit meant he lived life to the fullest. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Sandy; friend and first wife, Carol; daughters Cindy (Les) and Carma (Ray); sons Brett (Jane) and Matt (Pam); stepdaughters Michelle (Andy) and Wendy (Jerry); and stepson Doug (Kristi). Wally will also be lovingly remembered by 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; sister Lee (Keith); many nieces and nephews; stepmother Mary; and countless friends. He was predeceased by parents Don and Harriet; brother Roy; and granddaughter Cassidy. Wally’s zest for life included sports: curling, baseball and skiing, and an enthusiasm for hunting, which started young and turned to a passion for trapshooting. A c...
http://www.prpeak.com/archived-obituaries/obituaries-bowlby-gemmell-lowe-massullo-meraw-pence-picken-1.12731599

Clark Davey, 1928-2019: 'The true journalist of journalists' - Ottawa Citizen

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

He was heartbroken after failing his medical, but an English teacher told him that people would pay him to write. So he enrolled in the first journalism degree course taught at University of Western Ontario, graduating in 1948 and joining the newsroom of the Chatham Daily News.There, he worked under Richard "Dic" Doyle, but moved to Kirkland Lake when the Thomson newspaper chain made him editor-in-chief of the Northern Daily News. His time there was brief, however, as his girlfriend, Joyce Gordon, issued him an ultimatum: Northern Ontario or me. He chose her: they married in September 1952.In the meantime, he joined the newsroom of the Globe and Mail, where his mentor Doyle had been working for a year.As a reporter with the Globe, Davey covered national and international affairs, including the Suez Canal crisis, the St. Lawrence Seaway project and the cancellation of the Avro Arrow program. During the 1957 federal election campaign, he recognized that Tory leader John Diefenbaker was gaining momentum and might actually win, and convinced his editors to allow him to stay with the Chief's campaign for 40 days. Clark Davey, former publisher of the Montreal Gazette, displaying a mock-up of the paper's new Sunday edition in 1988. Bill Grimshaw / The Canadian Press When Doyle became editor of the Globe in 1963, he chose Davey as his managing editor, and, according to Mills, the two raised the broadsheet's reputation from that of a local paper to a national one. Davey was managing editor for 15 years before joining the Vancouver Sun in 1978. He was publisher there until 1983, when he took over at the Gazette. He was publisher of the Citizen from 1989 to 1993. He was also president and chair of The Canadian Press, and co-founder and president of the Michener Awards Foundation that oversees the country's most prestigious journalism prize."He was the true journalist of journalists," says Kim Kierans, journalism professor at University of King's College in Halifax and Michener Foundation board member. "He told me when I last saw him in November, ‘If we're not providing the encouragement for journalism organizations and journalists within them to do the journalism that matters, then we're in trouble as a democracy.'"He was also a lovely man, smart and sparkling … with incredible enthusiasm for the business and its future."According to Mills, Davey, who in 2002 led a protest on the steps of the Ottawa Citizen after Mills was fired for running an editorial critical of then-prime minister Jean Chrétien, was known as tough and gruff, "but deep down he was a really kind and thoughtful person, and a very good friend who was always fair to people. But if you didn't know him, he could be intimidating."And although he called the shots on the job, it was Joyce who ruled the home roost. According to son Ric, his father only stopped the presses twice - once while at the Globe, when Joyce called him to report that she and Ric thought they had just seen a UFO."That was the kind of pull she had over him," says Ric.Clark Davey is survived by his wife, Joyce; brother Kenneth George; children Ric (Rita Celli), Kevin (Margaret) and Clark Jr. (...
https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/clark-davey-1928-2019-the-true-journalist-of-journalists

BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County Times

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the blessing service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Father Mark Thomas will officiate. Interment will follow in Holy Redeemer Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Brian's memory may be made to the Steven King Foundation, 621 Street, Jetmore, KS 67854 or Victory Junction, 4500 Adams Way, Randalman, NC 27317. Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh. com. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/obituaries/20190319/brian-david-muehlman

Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share with the family at www.PhillipsMemorial.com. Let's block ads! (Why?)...
https://www.watertowndailytimes.com/obit/cecile-j-briggs-20190316