Mazeltov to Darren and Batia Cohen on the birth of a daughter and mazeltov to grandparents Phillip and Roslyn Cohen and Hylton Surat and Vanessa Surat.    Mazeltov to Stanton and Belinda Roux, on the birth of a daughter and mazeltov to grandparents Lester and Carol Chadwick.    Mazeltov to Ross and Ari Tucker on the birth of a daughter and mazeltov to grandparents Stephen and Alicia Tucker and Selwyn and Andy Diamond.    Condolences on the passing of Terry Hepker husband of Lynda Hepker, father of Jedd and Claudia.    Condolences on the passing of Denbeigh Joselowsky wife of Solly Joselwosky, mother of Rhett Davis and Wendy Diamond.

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