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The Kingstonian – Peter Watts – Remembering a sportscaster who left a legacy

Peter Watts grew up in Kingston and started his broadcast career at CFRC. Among his accomplishments, he was one of the first six on-air reporters hired by TSN. Peter passed away in January and in this episode we reminisce with his brother, Paul, about his career and his influence on those he worked with. Music in this episode: “Never Let Go” / Josh Groban / LP – “Live at the Greek”

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The Kingstonian – Don Amos – Working to keep Seniors busy

On this installment, we speak with Don Amos, Executive Director of the Seniors Centre. At one time concerned about being able to make use of all the space in their first location, the Centre has expanded to three more facilities – and another coming in 2020! All types of programs, activities, and trips to keep our Seniors busy. Music in this episode: “The Boys in the Bright White Sportscar” / Trooper / LP – Hits from 10 Albums

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The Kingstonian – John Armitage – Working to build a better community

This episode features a conversation with John Armitage – a man who has been at the forefront of building homes in the Kingston area for over 40 years. At the same time, John has devoted a great deal of volunteer time to various groups, including the Queen’s Rowing Team. We talk about it all. Music in this episode: “Viva La Vida” / Coldplay / LP – Viva La Vida

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The Kingstonian – Len Matiowsky – Singing for the fun of it!

Len has been singing most of his life and now directs his passion to building, promoting, and singing with the Kingston Townsmen Chorus and the Perpetual Emotion Quartet.  This episode first aired during the 2018 Christmas Break. Music performed in this episode: “Halleluia” / Perpetual Emotion Quartet & She Sings Chorus/  Recorded live    “The Secret of Christmas” / Kingston Townsmen Chorus, Limestone City Voices & Greater Kingston Chorus / Recorded Live 

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Rick Flanagan – Playing in The Big Phat Horn Band

Rick Flanagan is a man passionate about rock & roll, rhythm & blues, and a big horn band.  After spending five years in Memphis, playing with some of the best, he returned to Kingston and formed The Big Phat Horn Band – and they have been entertaining folks ever since! Music played in this episode:   Chicago / “Does anybody really know what time it is?” / LP – Chicago IX – Chicago’s Greatest Hits ’69 – ’74 Best of

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