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Radiothon Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the Jewel 106.7 FM Radiothon from 6am-6pm. In support of The Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation.

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Delices, Indeed

Thanks to Razmig Malkhassian from Delices de Bruxelles at 289 Harwood in Vaudreuil for coming by the studio this morning with some freshly-baked goods for the perpetually hungry morning show. Delices de Bruxelles will be one of the donation points

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The More You Know – ABOVAS: A West Island Godsend

This week on The More You Know, West Island Blog founder and community activist Rhonda Massad tells us about ABOVAS – a West Island volunteer organization that offers indispensable transportation and companion care for special needs people who would otherwise

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3 French Hens? 3 French Horns? 3 French Toast?

Tom Whelan and I are celebrating the festive season by giving away 12 daily prizes for listeners who can identify the gift(s) from the each specific day in the time-honored carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas”.  Lest you’re not familiar

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Revisionist History On YouTube

With the help of some like-minded internet collaborators, I’ve added a visual element to the Revisionist History segment heard weekday mornings at 7:15 on The Jewel. Our Revisionist History YouTube channel features the audio wizardry of longtime radio, television and

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The More You Know With Rhonda Massad

  Vaudreuil-Soulanges and the West Island are privileged and prosperous communities, but we’re not immune from the social problems that affect other regions across the cultural and economic spectrum.  Join journalist, longtime community activist and West Island blog founder Rhonda Massad

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Rhonda Massad Joins The Jewel

We kicked off a new feature on the morning show today – one we hope will help us fulfill our mandate to not only entertain but serve the Jewel 106.7 FM listening audience. “The More You Know” is a weekly

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New(ish) Takes on Old Xmas Favorites

Everybody has a favorite Christmas song (well, maybe not everybody; Osama bin Laden, for example, strikes me as one who would not have delighted in yuletide melodies, but I digress). After the obvious choice – Porky Pig’s previously-posted “Blue Christmas”

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A Very Porky Xmas

Once again this year, we honour longstanding morning show tradition by trotting out the Porky Pig version of Blue Christmas for the yuletide season. For the life of me, I can’t determine the original source of this recording, but if

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Rock & Roll To Help Tackle A West Island Problem Hidden In Plain Sight

Three local bands are coming together this Friday night at a legendary West Island watering hole to raise money for AJOI (Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest de l’Ile). AJOI is a non-profit resource organization for at-risk West Island youth, who exist

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Whalen and Whelan

The Hudson Film Society is offering a unique opportunity to see a couple of critically-acclaimed movies in an intimate and historic setting. “Frantz” – a French/German film about the so-called “lost generation” that survived World War One – has two

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Panto Time At HVT

Hudson Village Theatre’s annual Christmas Pantomime is looming large. This year’s Panto is Camelot, directed by Steve Walters, who dropped by the Jewel 106.7 FM this morning, arrived early, left to get coffee, got lost and eventually came back to

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Christmas Shopping With A Cause

One of the Jewel 106.7 FM listening area’s s most valuable resource centers is giving you a head start on your Christmas shopping this weekend. The West Island Cancer Wellness Center’s first annual Christmas Fair is set for Saturday, November

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Blake Shelton 1, Me 0

Once again, I’ve been overlooked by People Magazine in their choice for the epitome of male animal magnetism. Country music superstar Blake Shelton has been named People’s Sexiest Man Alive for 2017, thanks to a little prodding from girlfriend Gwen

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Club Med For The Elderly, And I Want In

Had a grand old time judging the 2nd annual “Dancing with the Seniors” (along with Tom Whelan and Terry Girouard from the Jewel 106.7 FM) at the Chartwell Le Prescott retirement residence in Vaudreuil. Dinner was delicious, the competition was

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