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Page 10 POST-GAZETTE, OCTOBER 31,2014 ! * !,.e TO TALKO OAN*THINGS ii tili * * ** * * *," tirne has come, thewalrussaid, !!re hfn i[ of shoes and ships seali gaWa:aOI cabbages and kings CITY COUNCIL missioner Joe BONANZA: SEASON SEVEN - VOLUME ONE & TWO (DVD) CBS DVD One of the most popular Western series in television history, 'Bonanza' serves up Volumes 1 & 2 from the Sev- enth Season. Featuring the legendary ensemble cast~of Michael Landon, Dan Blocker and Lorne Green, as well as guest appearances from Clint Howard and Sally Finn and and the suspense is lethal! SCHOOL DANCE (DVD) Lionsgate Home Ent. High schooler Jason has found his dream girl -- the gorgeous Anastacia. There's just one problem: she doesn't know he exists. If he can win a spot on the schools hottest dance crew, Jason might have a shot. But, before he does, he'll have to overcome his battle-ax of a mother, survive Anastacia's gangsta TRYING TO'SAVE JOBS The Boston City Council recently held a public hear- ing in order to help save Ra- dius Specialty Hospital in Roxbury and its many work- ers. The rehab hospital re- cently closed both its sites in Quincy and Roxbury. Councilor Charles Yancy said, "We really have very little information about what's going on. Some were caught off guard that it was Leonardo, Lisa and Little Leo Jr. stopped by the Hanover Street Firehouse Inspections Seryices Com- missioner Buddy Christo- pher shaved their signature mustaches off at Florian Hall on October 16 during a fundraiser for Tommy Kelly, the four-year-old little boy diagnosed with cancer. I've known little Tommy's dad Eddie Kelly. for years. He is the former president of the Boston Firefighters Uni.on local. The two com- missioners helped raise Newton. The newly-remas- tered seventh season cen- ters on the conflicts and pas- sions of the Cartwright's as they attempt to maintain and operate their Iialf-mil- lion acre, Ponderosa Ranch, in mid-1800s Nevada. Double your pleasure with this two-volume set contain- ing 28 hours of 6xcitement! THE LITTLE PENGUIN: PORORO'S RACING ADVENTURE (DVD) Lionsgate Home Ent. When Pororo, the curious little penguin who dreams of becoming a Super Sled Champion, accidentally causes an airplane being piloted by two turtles, Toto and Mango, to make an emergency landing in Porong Village, his life takes an exciting new turn. Pororo and his friends manage to hitch a plane ride to the ice metropolis of Northpia with hopes of racing in the Super Sled Championships. But to win, Pororo and his friends must compete against the current champions led by The White Tiger as well as the scheming brown bears led by Fufu and numerous other teams. Along the way, Pororo will not only inspire the cynical duck sportscast- ers, Chip and Walter, but all of the animals of Northpia! A cute story that the entire family will enjoy. THE FOLLOWING: SECOND SEASON (Blu-ray) Warner Bros. Home Ent. The hit psychological thriller from Kevin Williamson makes a killer return in Season Two. With serial killer and cult leader Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) presumed dead, ex-FBI Agent Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bac6 fi) has spent a year re building his life. But a hor- rific killing spree motivates Hardy and his ex-partner, Agent Mike Weston (Shawn Ashmore), to contact the lone survivor, Lilly _Gray (Connie Nielsen). As Hardy investigates on the down- low with the .help of his niece, NYPD cop Max Hardy (Jessica Stroup), it's not long before he is once again an assassin's target. Fanatical new characters bring danger and intrigue to the ghastly game, leading to an intense showdown awash in love, blood and terrqr. The sur- prises are heart-stopping brother and pass the crew's initiation in this fresh, sexy and outrageously funny com- edy from Nick Cannon in his directorial debut. DUCK DYNASTY: SEASON SIX (DVD) Lionsgate Home Ent. Season six of 'Duck Dy- nasty' brings more family funny business from the Robertsons. There are go- ings-on with everyone, from the guys rebranding Duck Commander, to the governor of Louisiana giving Willie an award to the return of the dreaded beavers! Watch as the elder Robertsons share their special brand of wis- dom with the kids along the way: Phil teaches Bella more than Willie was hoping about nature, Jep and Jessica chaperone Lily's first date, and Jase takes Reed frog- hunting the night before his high school graduation. Somehow, it all comes to- gether. SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE (Blu-ray) Cinedigm + The Asylum Home Ent. When a Category 7 hurri- cane pummels New York, the surging flood waters bring thousands of sharks. To make matters worse, tor- nadoes soon dot the horizon. As Sharknadoes tear through the city, no vehicle, building or national monu- ment is safe. tan Ziering and Tara Reid reprise their roles from the original, now iconic disaster film in this never-before-aired extended version on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital, as it hits our shores! ADVENTURES OF THE WILDERNESS FAMILY + 2 & 3 (DVD). Lionsgate Home Ent. Celebrate the exciting ad- ventures of the beloved Wil- derness Family with this family-oriented trilogy. After leaving the city to build a home in the Rocky Moun- tains wilderness, Skip Robinson and his family dis- play courage, resourceful, ness and a deep respect for nature as they face the dan- gers of the wilds and share the joys of their new life of freedom. This timeless G- rated film speaks to the heart of family togetherness, as they embark on sus- penseful, exhilarating ad- ventures in this wonderfully exciting series. : closing." So why, hold a public hear- ing if you have nothing to say besides blasting the closings? FLEETWOOD MAC COMING TO PROVIDENCE Fleetwood Mac will be in concert at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Provi- dence, RI on January 28. Tickets are already on sale. For more information, go to Livenation.com or call 800-745-3000. NEW HAMPSHIRE ELECTIONS If I lived up in New Hamp- shire,I would be voting for Scott Brown for U.S. Senate. I watched that TV debate last week, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen looked pretty use- less. Pandering to young people in the audience about refinancing their college loans. Why hasn't she already led on this issue? Rather than smirking at a TV debate? As for the state's two U.S. House seats, I am going with both Frank Giunta and Marilinda Garcia over their liberal Democrat opponents. CLASSIC CAR SHOW TO BENEFIT QUINCY HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY Good Old Fashioned Clas- sic Car Show will be held at Quincy High School's back parking lot from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. I went last year and had a great time. This is a good cause that benefits the Quincy High School hockey team. The event is spon- sored by Quirk Ford. Check it out. SOUTHIE REUNION HON- ORS JACKIE O'BRIEN The South Boston Youth Hockey League has an- nounced the 2 Annual Southie Reunion to benefit their hockey program. It will be held at the Boston Teach- ors Union Hall in Dorchester on Saturday, November- 29 from 7:00 pln until midnight. This year's event honors Jackie O'Brien, a longtime resident and business owner whp has been supporting local sports programs over many years. For more information, go to www.sbyhLorg, LOOKING FOR WORK I have it on reliable sources that The Home De- pot in West Roxbury is look- ing for workers. For more information apply @careers. homedepot.eom. The West Roxbury store is listed as #2665. QUOTE TO NOTE "I found a Rome of bricks and I-leave you one of marble. recently while on their vacation from Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by.Sal Giarratani) -- Emperor Augustus, the first Roman Emperor Personally, I think this would make a good motto for the city'S public works de- partment, what do you think? Yes? SENIOR HALLOWEEN PARTY OCTOBER 31 The Quincy Council on Aging will be celebrating Halloween at the Kennedy Center on East Squantum Street, Friday, October 31 at I:00 pm. Entertainment will be provided by my pal Joey B-Bop, who specializes in the oldies but goodies cat- egory. For more information, call 617-376-1506. QUINCY DEMOCRATS HONOR PAT McDERMOTT The Quincy Democratic City Committee recently presented Norfolk County Register of Probate Pat McDermott with the 2014 Dennis F. Ryan Committee Award. Democratic City Chair Alicia Gardner stated that McDermott, "has worked very hard on behalf of:the party and the commit- tee is pleased to recognize and honor the Register in this way." CITY EYES TENANT FOR OLD NAVY SITE Two years after plans fell through for a seafood pro- cessing plant, the city's Eco- nomic Development & Indus- trial Corp., is again seeking proposals for one of the two sites, The site is Parcel N, a former 1941 building that was part of the old South Boston Naval Annex. ROSLINDALE OPEN STUDIOS THIS WEEKEND The 10th Annual Roslindale Open Studios is this week- end, November I-2 from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. New England artists showing in home studios, business loca- tions and group sites. For more information, visit www.roslindalopenstudios.org. ANOTHER NIGHT COMING UP FOR YOUNG TOMMY K Recently, Boston Fire Com- PRAYER TO ST. JUDE May the Sacred Heart o| Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and pre- served throughout the wodd new and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus pray' for us. St. Jude, worker o! miracles, pray for us. St. Jude, help of the hopeless. "pray for us. Say this prayer 9 times a day and by the 8th day your prayers Will be answered. It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised. My prayers have been answered. AT.P. $I0,000 for the TK fund. Another fundraiser, A Night for Tommy K; will take place on November 22. For further information, go to fightlikeTK, com. MBTA BUYING DOLLAR TREE TRAINS? The MBTA has decided to purchase riew trains for the Red and Orange lines from a state-run firm in the Peoples Republic of China. Wonder why its bid was so low? Could it be they pay their worker bees Pennies on the dollar or yen? The governor is all for these Chinese made trains, and said the company was thoroughly vetted and that the final work on these trains will be completed somewhere in western Massachusetts putting U.S. workers to work. I guess for Deadbeat Deval, it is all about jobs regardless of the fact that China is the world's largest human rights violator. Did China CNR also fur- nish the governor's new digs at the State House? IRISH HOLY GHOST FATHERS DANCE The 30th annual benefit to aid the Irish Holy Ghost Fathers will take place on November 7 at the Irish Social Club in West Roxbury. Music by the Andy Healy Band. For more information, contact Fr. Peter Nolan, 617-325-1300 or Cathy Coppinger, 617-323-2800. KUHNER COUNTRY GOES ON DUNKIN' RANT Jeff Kuhner recently went on a rant about Dunkin' Donuts after the giant coffee business CEO came out reportedly in support of am- nesty for illegals. Kuhner Man called the coffee "mud water," donuts and muffins all "stale" and thought out loud that many employees were "illegals." He also added that the coffee was the s-word and he wouldn't feed the seagulls any of their donuts; OUCHI Personally, I agreed much with Kuhner's comments. I myself only buy tea at Dunkin' Donuts. They can't mess up a tea bag and hot water or at least not yet. I myself usually get my coffee at either Starbucks or Zumes if I am over in Charlestown. HALLOWEEN BASH OCTOBER 31 On Friday, October 31, the Townie Association, Inc. will be hosting their third an- nual Halloween Bash at the Knights of Columbus with (Continued on Page 12)