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The Family Center on Wyker Road in Franklin provides Mental Health and Support groups that address the needs of individuals, families and groups in our community, especially the poor, to advocate for justice and convene others to do the same.
The Partnership also operates a food pantry to help needy families and individuals all year round. Food donations are always welcome.
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Jimmy Fallon taking over for Jay Leno next year was one of this week's big entertainment stories.
We all wish Jimmy the best of luck but no matter who hosts the Tonite Show it will always be Johnny Carson's Show to me. I found this clip of Johnny bringing someone he didn't know from the audience on stage to play piano. Johnny was just a natural with celebrities and people that he met for the first time. You will enjoy watching.
Legendary music producer Phil Ramone passed away on Saturday, and now one of his most famous collaborators, Billy Joel, has revealed the story behind "Just the Way You Are" in Rolling Stone explaining just how much Ramone contributed to his music and his success. ."
As Billy recalls, when he wrote "Just the Way You Are," he thought it was a "gloppy ballad." "I didn't believe in it," he writes, saying that Ramone "had to talk me into putting [it] on the album."
First, Ramone convinced Billy to change the rhythm and tempo of the song, and then he brought in a legendary jazz sax player to play the song's famous solo. But Billy still wasn't convinced:
"One day we were in the studio and [Ramone] goes out and comes back in with Linda Ronstadt and Phoebe Snow, They heard the song, and Linda Ronstadt goes, 'Are you crazy? That's a great song!'...I was like, 'Really?'
"Just the Way You Are" restarted Billy's career. It became his first top 10 hit and his first gold single, and eventually won Grammys for Record and Song of the Year.
Ryan Mullin is a Junior at Newton High School. He mentor's younger Students from Halsted Middle School. Sings in the Madrigal Choir and runs Cross Country Track. He is a member of the National Honor society and volunteers at Friend to Friend. Ryan plays guitar and hopes to be a successful music producer in the future. Here's Ryan in the WSUS Studio with me and Joe Caravella from Transoptions.
In a display of basketball ineptitude for the ages, President Obama put on a show for kids at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll Monday that he would best like to forget.
Obama, who fancies himself as something of a pretty good basketball player, couldn't hit the side of the barn with his throws, managing to sink only two of 22 baskets.
Seeing Obama struggle, ten-year-old Kahron Campbell stepped in to help. Campbell made the layup on his first try, later telling pool reporters, "He couldn’t make one. I had to help him out."
This quick video has gotten over a million views in two days. These two men are over 90 and running the 100 yard dash in San Sebastian,Spain. I guess there's no excuse for me when I don't want to get up and come to work Monday morning!
All of the behind-the-scenes drama at The Tonight Show hasn't negatively affected its ratings. If anything, it's helped.
Last week, Jay Leno's NBC late-night program averaged 3.522 million viewers and scored its highest ratings in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic in a month, according to Deadline.com.
The Tonight Show defeated CBS' Late Show with David Letterman and ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! in overall viewers, which has been a common occurrence this year. In the 18-to-49-year-old demographic, it beat Kimmel all five nights and Late Show on four nights.
Michael Buble's new single "It's a Beautiful Day" is about a guy who's relieved that his girlfriend has broken up with him because he's so unhappy in their relationship. That story plays out comically in the song's new video, which debuted on Cosmopolitan.com and which guest stars actress Jamie Pressly and that nerdy guy from the GoDady Superbowl commercial.
Hope to see you at The Newton Theatre tonite for Arrival Direct from Sweden THE MUSIC OF ABBA. I'm hosting the 70's costume contest before the concert. Grand Prize is an overnite stay at Bally's in Atlantic City and tickets to Legends in concert. Since I can't dress up and be in the contest here's a picture of me back in the mid 70's on a school field trip. I'm the kid all the way on the right.
In an unforgiving climate, all of nature struggles to survive -- which makes Bon Jovi's anthem "Army of One" a natural selection as theme music for North America, the Discovery Channel nature series.
"Bon Jovi's 'Army of One' captures the daring, wild spirit of Discovery's upcoming landmark television event that presents our homeland as an extreme world all within one continent," said Eileen O'Neill, group president of Discovery Channel and TLC, in a statement Monday.
Watch the teaser for the series which debuts on the Discovery Channel at 9 p.m. ET/PT on May 19.