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Muscular Dystrophy Association

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  • Jerry Lewis’ unceremonious exit

     
    Who knows what drove the Muscular Dystrophy Association to unceremoniously dump Jerry Lewis from hosting its annual Labor Day telethon, and stripping him of his post as MDA's national chairman? I know I'll continue to give to MDA, without Lewis as its...
  • Firefighters' fundraiser gets ethics OK, with difficult restrictions

     
    The good news ??? Palm Beach County???s new ethics rules don???t prohibit firefighters??? annual roadside fill-the-boot fundraiser for handicapped children. The bad news ??? When firefighters walk to waiting cars at busy intersections they better bring...
  • Jerry Lewis' MDA telethon status gets nutty

     
    Jerry Lewis, Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon host, may have been reinstated to the telethon according to a report....
  • Labor Day Weekend: ‘The Closer’ marathon; ‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ returns

     
    new "Closer" is preferable to the season premiere of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" at 9 p.m. Monday on Bravo. The premiere is coming shortly after the suicide of Russell Armstrong, whose wife, Taylor, is one of the title characters. I saw an...
  • MDA Telethon raises $61 million in 6 hours; did you miss Jerry Lewis?

     
    Larry Miller complained: "If this is the way we are going culturally, then we should go all the way and tell grandpa we don't need him for Thanksgiving." And Harry Shearer said of Lewis: "He basically just put his entire personality on display to be...
  • Comedians honor Jerry Lewis with 'The Jerry Lewis Award'

     
    Laugh Factory establishes the Jerry Lewis Award for muscular dystrophy...
  • ‘American Idol’: Ryan Seacrest to make appeal during MDA Telethon

     
    "Ryan has an amazing ability to communicate effectively with many generations of television viewers. Having him on our 2011 telethon is a significant development for the families we serve," MDA Executive Producer Jerry Weinberg said in a statement....
  • Jerry Lewis' ouster from MDA telethon not in Encore documentary

     
    Jerry Lewis' controversial outster as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. telethon will not be addressed in Starz' "Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis"...
  • Carole Nolan, 1932-2012

     
    Former WBEZ-FM 91.5 PR director Merillee Clark Redmond has sent over this remembrance Carole Nolan, who transformed the station from a sleepy, part-time classroom-of-the-air outlet to a full-service public radion station, died early this morning at age...
  • Six degrees of Kevin Bacon (and The Bacon Brothers) MDA show at SteelStacks

     
    Actor Kevin Bacon doesn’t just play a working musician on TV or in the movies – he actually is one. And a pretty darned decent one at that. Kevin Bacon sings at SteelStacks Levitt Pavilion on Saturday Bacon and his......
  • Folk-rock duo featuring famous actor to perform at MDA event at Levitt Pavilion

     
    A musical duo featuring a Golden Globe Award-winning actor will headline music at the 25th annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Ride for Life celebration May 5 at the Levitt Pavilion at SteelStack in Bethlehem, it was just announced. The Bacon Brothers,....