Valentine Dance at Crivitz Feb. 10

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The popular Mark Jirikovek Orchestra will provide the music, including favorite polkas.  There will be free soda and snacks and beer and wine will be available for purchase. St. Vincent de Paul raffles are held throughout the evening.  Admission is $5 in advance and $6 at the door.  Advance tickets may be purchased at the Read More

2 Winnipeg seniors killed in Jamaica in apparent botched robbery

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Two Winnipeg seniors have died after being assaulted during an apparent robbery at their vacation home in Jamaica, their daughter says. The bodies of Melbourne Flake, 81, and Etta Flake, 70, were discovered in their house in St. Thomas Tuesday morning. A family member identified them after they were found. “It was just terrible, that’s all I know,” said daughter Debbie Olfert, Read More

Travelers Left To Find Luggage In Free-For-All At JFK

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Chaos continued Wednesday at John F. Kennedy International Airport, as thousands remained without their luggage days after snow closed the airport and a water pipe broke at one of the main terminals. As CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reported, unclaimed luggage was still everywhere at the airport Wednesday. Some of it Read More

Tsunami Alert Cancelled for Jamaica

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On January 9th, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred between the Coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands. The epicenter was located at latitude 17.5 north, longitude 83.6 west at a depth of 20 miles. A tsunami threat message was issued for Jamaica but was later cancelled. The Earthquake Unit reported that although the threat was Read More

Mosquito Control Programme Strengthened

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The country’s vector management programme has been strengthened with the opening of the Mosquito Control and Research Unit (MCRU) Insectary at the University of West Indies (UWI) Mona campus in St. Andrew. A joint initiative of the Ministry of Health and UWI through support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the facility Read More

Tourism Minister Welcomes Expansion of Knutsford Express Bus Service

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Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the expansion of service by ground transportation provider, Knutsford Express, will serve to expose locals and tourists to Jamaica’s lesser known rural attractions. Mr. Bartlett, who was speaking at the official opening of the company’s Sangster International Airport depot in Montego Bay on Tuesday (January 9), said the ease Read More

St. Vincent de Paul Society of Juneau: Serving the Poor with Compassion

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By: Dominique Johnson “There are as many reasons for homelessness as there are homeless people,” Dan Austin, the General Manager of St. Vincent de Paul shared and, “the same is true of poverty in general” he added. In Alaska 71,566 people or 9.9% of the state’s population live in poverty, according to the U.S. Census Read More

Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Question Kicked to #SexWorkTwitter

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Let’s get to the down and dirty details right away. I am a 27-year-old woman who is an escort. I’ve never thought much of monogamy because of my profession. (Yes, I do like my job.) But I’ve met someone, a 35-year-old male, who also didn’t think much about monogamy until we started dating. The problem Read More

Florence A. Barta

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Florence Ann Barta passed away on Jan. 4, 2018 at home in Goldendale, Washington at the age of 90. Born in Woodland, Washington, on Jan. 13, 1927 to John and Florence Haberman, she lived most of her life in Kirkland and Redmond, Washington, moving to Goldendale in February 2017 in order to be near her Read More