Spencer FordinSpencer Fordin

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108
T: 345-815-0007
E: [email protected]

Spencer Fordin holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Florida and spent 16 years writing for MLB.com prior to moving to Grand Cayman. Fordin, a native of Port Washington, NY, has worked in New York, Baltimore and Toronto before relocating to Cayman in 2017.

ARTICLES BY SPENCER FORDIN

Three burglary suspects apprehended at Smith Cove

Police officers converged on Smith Cove Thursday afternoon, bringing multiple cars, a helicopter, the K-9 unit and a boat from the Joint Marine Unit in pursuit of three burglary suspects.

New murals add blast of color to island

The commute along West Bay Road is turning into an artist’s paradise.

Realtor runs great distances for a good cause

Local realtor Kerri Kanuga is pushing her body beyond the limits of human endurance.

Blue iguanas released into Botanic Park

Twelve blue iguanas were released back into the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park on Thursday, doubling the park’s resident population and signaling the end of a long journey.
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Caymanian footballers headed to England

Two young Caymanians are about to take the football trip of a lifetime.

Community meets to discuss development of Smith Cove

A passionate crowd showed up at the South Sound Community Centre Tuesday night for a meeting about the redevelopment of Smith Cove, also known as Smith Barcadere.
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British fans are thirsty for a World Cup title

Is it coming home? Legions of British football fans will fill the pubs on Grand Cayman Wednesday afternoon as England seeks to move one step closer to a World Cup championship.

Cycling group aims to ride length of Great Britain for charity

The latest challenge of Guy Manning’s life begins at Land’s End. Mr. Manning, who has already scaled Mount Everest and been part of a relay team cycling across the United States, will bike the length of the United Kingdom with a group of friends later this month.

West Bay man pleads guilty on third animal charge

A West Bay resident who had previously pleaded guilty Monday to two cases of animal cruelty pleaded guilty to failing to keep his dog under control. Desland St. Aubyn Bailey will next appear in Summary Court on July 23 for sentencing on all three matters.

New forecast projects milder than predicted storm season

Forecasters at Colorado State University’s Department of Atmospheric Science have updated their projections for the 2018 hurricane season, and they now believe that conditions are ripe for a mild spate of storms over the next few months.

Government seeks to add park to Smith Cove

The layout of Smith Cove may soon be getting a face-lift. Barbara Conolly, the elected representative for George Town South, is holding a community meeting on Tuesday evening, July 10, to discuss the enhanced development of the beach at Smith Cove.
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Cayman weather affected by tropical wave

Cayman was impacted by a tropical wave on Wednesday, an atmospheric disturbance that caused winds and rain but was expected to move out by the end of the day.

Another wave of blue iguanas ready for release into the wild

The blue iguana population at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park cleared an important hurdle last week, when a visiting team of veterinarians and technicians performed its annual health check

Cayman police honored for service at home and abroad

The men and women of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service took center stage Thursday night at Government House, when Commissioner Derek Byrne presided over the annual Outstanding Service Awards.

Cayman chefs mourn the loss of former Ritz chief Franz Ferschke

Cayman’s culinary community is mourning the loss of Franz Ferschke, a man who made an indelible mark on the local restaurant and hotel scene in a very short amount of time.
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Blue iguanas near milestone number in wild

Cayman’s blue iguana population is healthy and poised to reach a round number milestone in its renaissance from the threat of near-extinction. The Blue Iguana Recovery Program will release its 1,000th specimen into the wild at some point this summer, accomplishing a rare victory in the field of species conservation.

Families turn out to support Evans family at KidFest

The community turned out en masse Saturday at Pedro St. James for KidFest, an event held in honor of the memory of baby Nolan Evans.

Wesleyan Christian Academy wins Cayman Water art contest

Wesleyan Christian Academy’s painting has been chosen as the winner of the Cayman Water art competition, thanks to 192 votes in favor on the company’s Facebook page.

Trial date set for Dora duo in animal cruelty case

Andrei James Challenger and James Rolin Challenger, the pair of men charged in an animal cruelty case involving a dog named Dora, appeared in court and had their trial date set on Thursday.

New pleas for three Jamaican nationals in drug bust

A trio of Jamaican nationals pleaded not guilty to charges of being concerned in the importation of MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy, and possession with intent to supply MDMA on Thursday.
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