Spencer FordinSpencer Fordin

Journalist

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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

Meals on Wheels stages Orange You Glad gala

The Cayman chapter of Meals on Wheels staged its annual Orange You Glad gala on Saturday, and it experienced an uptick in support from previous years. Erin Bodden, general manager of Meals on Wheels, said the gala sold 300 seats and that organizers are still tabulating the returns.

Harrimans tackle Autism Awareness Run

Her feet blistered on the pavement, and her hands pushed the most precious blessing in her life.

Cayman Water encourages customers to go paperless

Cayman Water and Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels have combined to impact the environment and the community in one fell swoop. Cayman Water, which recently launched its new website, is hoping to entice its customers to go paperless by making a public contribution to charity.

Basketball teams announced for 2nd Cayman Islands Classic

For eight fairly prominent basketball teams, the road to March Madness will start in Cayman.

Brac hosts first run of the DG’s 5K Challenge

Deputy Governor Franz Manderson tied on his running shoes for the fifth annual DG’s 5K Challenge on Sunday, which kicked off on Cayman Brac. The race will be contested in Little Cayman for the first time on Saturday, and it will come to Grand Cayman for a grand finale on April 29.

Suspended sentence for woman photographed with gun

Kayla Powery Hewitt was given a suspended sentence Thursday on charges of possession of an unlicensed firearm related to a shooting outside Fete Night Club in February of last year.
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Manderson faces fears at YMCA ropes course

The tower in front of him stood 53 feet tall, but for Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, it may as well have been twice that high. Mr. Manderson faced his fear of heights Wednesday, when he was the first person to take a run at the ropes challenge course designed for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands.

Cayman makes triumphant return from CARIFTA games

The last of the Cayman swimmers returned home from the CARIFTA Aquatics Championships on Thursday, and they were greeted with a congratulatory cheer as they entered the arrivals hall at Owen Roberts International Airport.

Little Cayman National Trust holds annual Easter Auction

The residents of Little Cayman came together for a good cause last weekend, when they participated in the 26th Annual Easter Auction for the Little Cayman District of the National Trust for the Cayman Islands.

Missing cruise ship staffer found in West Bay

Yusmaidys Ortiz Perez, the Cuban national who went missing from a cruise ship on March 22, has been located by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

‘Hundreds’ of instances of fake online profiles of Premier McLaughlin

Premier Alden McLaughlin responded to a report about a fraudulent Facebook profile purporting to be him on Tuesday with a mix of resignation and alarm.

Cayman athletes start out strong at CARIFTA Games

The Cayman Islands are off to a rousing start in the CARIFTA games currently being held in Jamaica and the Bahamas. The swim team stands in fifth place after two days, and the track team earning five medals in the athletics competition.

Walkers lends hand to George Town Primary School

The kids at George Town Primary School will soon have their very own stage from which to shine.

Northward Prison filled to capacity

Northward Prison is filled to capacity, with 213 prisoners being housed at the men’s prison and at least one individual detained in a Royal Cayman Islands Police Service holding cell in George Town.

Little Trotters rock socks for a good cause

The kids at Little Trotters wore their craziest socks for the kindest purpose on Wednesday.

Bail hearing for suspect with health concerns

Iain Nigel MacKellar, who is awaiting a hearing to determine whether he will be extradited to the United States, was back in court on Friday for a conference on the status of his confinement.

Dealing with wastewater

So what do you think happens after you flush the toilet? Would you imagine that your waste is eventually disposed of by ravenous bacteria?
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Compass investigation: Cayman’s water – Where it comes from, where it goes …

Cayman’s most precious resource comes from 150 feet below ground and snakes through a modern array of devices to arrive at your home at the flip of a faucet handle.

Trial date delayed for Dora duo

Andrei James Challenger and James Rolin Challenger, the two men charged in the case involving a dog named Dora that suffered extensive burns last May, appeared in Summary Court on Thursday.
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Young McField stars in center-ice interview

Young Galen McField, a former student at Cayman International School, had the thrill of a lifetime earlier this month.
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