Perrett wants D’Ath to ‘front up’ over empty TAFE building

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STATE Minister and Attorney General Yvette D’Ath has been issued a “notice to appear” before Gympie residents over the ongoing decision to leave a TAFE building empty and unused for three years while an eager tenant waited in the wings. Gympie MP Tony Perrett has called on the Minister for Training and Skills to front Read More

Gary C. Waldhart

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Verona — Gary C. Waldhart, age 65, passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at his home, surrounded by family.  He was born on November 15, 1951 in Medford, WI, the son of Herbert and Marie (Beyerl) Waldhart.  After graduating from UW Madison Gary worked as a math teacher and coach for various schools.  Gary was Read More

One Year Later, Renewal and Awareness at The Heart of the Blast

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West 23rd St. on the morning of Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, with the block between Sixth and Seventh Aves. closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Photo by Scott Stiffler. BY EILEEN STUKANE | Words on the Council of the City of New York Proclamation, framed and hanging near the front door of the Malibu Diner, Read More

News: UNWTO General Assembly: Jamaica elected to executive council

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Jamaica has again been elected to the executive council of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation to serve a two-year term alongside Argentina and Uruguay. This is a shared arrangement of the four-year membership.  It will allow the three designated seats for the UNWTO’s Commission of the Americas, of which Jamaica is a member, to Read More

SRDF Embarks on Key Training Symposiums

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September 14th, 2017 0 comments PRESS RELEASE:-Soufriere, St. Lucia – The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation has aggressively sort to enhance employee productivity by improving on existing employee skill sets and strengthening the capacity of its workforce in order raise the overall quality of service delivery to community stakeholders and corporate partners. According to the Executive Read More

Sanitation workers arrested for drugs

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September 14th, 2017 1 comments Three sanitation workers employed by a private company in Vieux Fort were arrested Thursday for the possession of marijuana. Law enforcement sources told St Lucia Times that the three were held outside Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) at around 12:30 pm, after a routine search of the garbage truck in which Read More

St. Vincent nurses headed to Florida on Hurricane Irma relief mission

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Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Saint Vincent Medical Center is dispatching 10 nurses to Florida to help the relief effort post-Hurricane Irma. The nurses will join 22 other Tenet Healthcare nurses from around the country, assisting at hospitals hit hardest by the hurricane Sunday, including St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Coral Read More

How Hurricane Irma will change the Caribbean

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FOR three days in early September Hurricane Irma ground through the eastern Caribbean like a bulldozer made out of wind and rain. Tropical breezes became 300kph (185mph) blasts, turning “tin roofs into flying razor blades”, as Maarten van Aalst of the Red Cross put it. Placid seas reared up in giant waves and rainwater coursed through Read More

St. Vincent gathering gift cards for Harvey, Irma relief

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(WFIE) EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) – The Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Evansville and Saint Vincent Hospital are teaming up to help hurricane victims in both Texas and Florida. They’re holding a gift card fundraiser.  How it works is, you purchase a gift card, of any amount, from either Lowe’s, Home Depot, Walmart, or Visa, Read More