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MAIL CALL: Suggestions for Cayman

Editorial Writer Jennifer Hemmingsen talks about a recent letter to the editor -- "10 suggestions for Cayman" -- that stirred up some lively conversation.

Radio Cayman engineer helps fix Turks and Caicos broadcast system

Radio Cayman’s senior technician, Dean Bremmer, has returned to Cayman after helping restore the Turks and Caicos Islands’ broadcast system, which was largely destroyed last month by Hurricane Irma.

$1,500 donated to Children’s Garden

Members of the public and companies continue to donate money toward the creation of a Children’s Garden at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park.

50 years Ago: Fundraiser for new church building

In the Oct. 18, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, “North Side News” correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:

High hopes for ‘wellness’ hotel

It’s “bleisure time” in George Town … At least according to NCB Investments boss Matthew Wight who coined the term to describe the developer’s new hotel project – targeted at both business and leisure tourists.

Tune in to NCVO Radio Telethon this weekend

The National Council of Voluntary Organisations has been going for a long time, and so has its annual Radio/Telethon. Who can forget the NCVO Radiothon of old, when Olive Miller was firmly ensconced at headquarters on the microphone, appealing to the Cayman public for funds? Families would gather around their FM and AM transmitters, listening for their pledges to be read out and for pleas from drivers trying to find a house that had a donation to give.

Divers clear debris from Kittiwake dive site

Scuba divers removed debris Monday from the wreck of the USS Kittiwake dive site, which was damaged during a storm last week.

Healthcare conference to begin Thursday evening

“Food For Thought” is the theme of this year’s Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference, with 10 speakers scheduled to speak on nutrition-related topics from Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 19-21.

Obituary: Former Police Commissioner Andrew Greiff dies, age 90

Andrew Greiff, who served as the commissioner of police in the Cayman Islands from 1973 until 1980, and enjoyed a distinguished career around the former British colonies, died Friday, at the age of 90.

Quarantine set up for pets from hurricane zones

The Department of Agriculture has established a temporary quarantine facility for pets from hurricane disaster areas that do not meet existing import conditions.

Teenager donates food to mental health patients

A teenager’s donation to the Cayman Islands Hospital’s Mental Health Unit during Mental Health Week will help to provide support to mental health patients after their hospital treatment.

Seafarers help two doctors complete studies

The Cayman Islands Seafarers Association and the Health Services Authority have signed an memorandum of understanding to provide scholarships for two Caymanian HSA doctors to complete their postgraduate studies in the field of medicine.

CUC treats seniors to night of fellowship

Cayman seniors enjoyed A Night with the Stars hosted by Caribbean Utilities Company on Thursday, Oct. 12.

Ellison, Neveril and Booker win Junior Tennis trophies

After postponing the PwC Junior Tennis Tournament twice due to the rain, the juniors finally hit the red clay and the blue hard courts at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.

Junior golfers get pro coaching

Specialist Junior Golf Coaches Jose Maria ‘Txema’ Sanchez and Brett Meyer from the world renowned David Leadbetter Golf Academy spent the weekend in Cayman working with the islands’ junior golfers.

Mannisto shines in first horse show of the season

The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation held its first dressage show of the 2017/2018 season on Sunday.

Wharf restaurant robbed overnight

One of Grand Cayman’s longest serving restaurants was robbed early Wednesday, police said.

Cayman Brac goes casual for a cause

Schools on Cayman Brac, and staff at the District Administration Office, went “Casual for a Cause,” last month to raise awareness and support the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands. Students, teachers and staff of the Creek, Spot Bay and West End Primary Schools and the District Administration Office wore purple shirts and donated funds to the association.

50 years ago: HMS Mohawk visits Cayman

In the Oct. 18, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following story appeared:

Local business in brief: Knighthead Annuity hires business development specialist

Knighthead Annuity & Life Assurance Company has hired Richard Andrews as business development specialist.
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