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Rassin named chairman of Rotary Foundation

ROTARIAN Barry Rassin has been elected to become chairman of the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International for the year 2023-24.

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ART OF GRAPHIX: Putting favourite formats on file

PNG (portable network graphic) is a type of image file that is often favoured in web design and creative projects involving Photoshop or similar software. It is a type of file that allows an object to be placed into software with a clear background or as a partially transparent image, making it especially useful when creating a graphic from multiple layers. PNG is one of my favourite image files.

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Don’t Blink Home Run Derby in Paradise returns in December

The Don’t Blink Home Run Derby In Paradise has a new title sponsor and will look to extend the event to include several new initiatives when it returns to Bahamian shores later this year.

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Wake up and protect our patrimony

Today I came across a post of “The World” – a floating condominium anchored in Bahamian waters, which triggered the questions: when, who, how, what and why, and as I searched for answers, it brought into sharp focus our crucial need to act immediately and more responsibly with regard to recognizing, owning, protecting, and sustaining our natural resources, as well as putting strict laws in place to mitigate damage and receive retribution.

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Buffaloes retire Lourawls ‘Tum Tum’ Nairn Jr’s jersey

LOURAWLS “Tum Tum” Nairn Jr achieved another career milestone on his basketball journey and received the highest honour from his alma mater.

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Backlog at courts caused by ‘systemic’ problems

CHIEF Justice Sir Brian Moree said yesterday a number of systemic problems have caused a backlog of cases at the courts, particularly when it comes to criminal proceedings.

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Increase in abuse of elderly in Grand Bahama

THE Department of Social Services in Grand Bahama is seeing an increase in abuse and mistreatment of elderly people, particularly those with disabilities.

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Lightning strike adds to hotel’s $3m supply woe

A prominent Grand Bahama hotel yesterday said its $3m room renovation has fallen victim to global supply chain disruption with a recent “lightning strike” creating further complications.

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Hield sets franchise record

Chavano “Buddy” Hield’s sharpshooting continues to etch his name into the Sacramento Kings record books.

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Atlantis confirms Coral re-opening

The hotel union’s president last night said the impact from Atlantis’ plan to re-open the Coral Towers in November will be determined by the number of employees recalled to work.

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The elderly, widows and orphans

Thank you for allowing me the space to recognise the proprietors and caregivers at homes for the elderly and orphans throughout the country.

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Electricity rate rise ‘extra burden’ for GB revival leaders

Grand Bahama Power Company’s planned electricity rate increases will impose “an extra burden” on the very businesses the island is relying on to pull it out of recession, it was argued yesterday.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Empty shelves today, can a barter economy be far behind?

A year or more ago when we first heard the words supply chain interruption, the idea felt distant, like someone else’s problem. It’s the way we used to feel about climate change. Surely, someone would fix it in time. Then along came Dorian and we knew climate change wasn’t someone else’s problem. It was ours AND everyone else’s.

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Bastian, Williams inducted into Benedict Hall of Fame

Having persevered in almost similar fashion from humble beginnings, Bahamian triple sporting star Melinda Bastian and multiple distance running national record holder O’Neil Williams emerged as two of the top student-athletes ever produced at Benedict College.

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FRONT PORCH: Prepare now for the next deadly wave

THE next COVID-19 surge is coming. Though it is not certain when the next wave will strike New Providence and Grand Bahama, or how severe it will be, another surge is certain. The country should begin preparing for the upcoming wave, now.

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FACE TO FACE: A mother’s story

OVER the weekend, a petition came to my phone entitled, “The Inhumane Treatment of Mothers at PMH Maternity Ward“. The petition was launched on Change.org by Celeste Sweeting. She addresses her petition to the Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Michael Darville.