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Valentine’s Day Treat

Ava Chatburn, 4, made Valentine’s Day cards at The Pines Retirement Home on Wednesday.

George Town Primary students bring joy to Pines residents

George Bothwell, 69, bursts into a huge grin after being hugged by two boys from George Town Primary School Year 6 class. The kids visited The Pines Retirement Home for a day of fun and fellowship on Friday.

Lions Club of Grand Cayman hosts Pines party

The Lions Club of Grand Cayman hosted its annual birthday party for residents of The Pines on Saturday.

Pines home gets new donated vehicle

The Pines Retirement Home has a new truck to help with its deliveries, collection of food supplies and household donations, thanks to Maples Group.

Compass fish tank donated to Pines

The Cayman Compass newspaper has donated the fish tank that has sat in its reception area for nearly 25 years to The Pines Retirement Home.

Puppies bring joy to Pines residents

Two Shih Tzu puppies, Georgie and Bella, brought a bundle of puppy love to the Pines Retirement Home on National Pet Day Thursday.

Funds from youth talent show go to Pines

The New Self-Help Community Foundation chose The Pines Retirement Home as the 2018 beneficiary of its annual community development fund.

Kids with Heart honor dads, senior citizens

On June 14, Cayman Kids with Heart and The Pink Ladies Volunteer Corp helped out at the Pines Retirement Home.

Governor Choudhury tours The Pines

Governor Anwar Choudhury visited The Pines Retirement Home Friday, where he met residents and staff of the home.

Young visitors celebrate Pines birthdays

Members of Rotary Sunrise and their young colleagues from George Town’s Early Actors visited the Pines Retirement Home Saturday to sing carols and celebrate November birthdays.

Seniors enjoy a day at the Pines

Seniors were treated to an afternoon of tasty treats and entertainment in the Olive Miller Garden at the Pines Retirement Home on Thursday.

‘An unconscionable act’: First governor’s war medals stolen

Thieves pried open a safe and stole the war medals and other treasured personal effects of Athelstan Charles Long, the first governor of the Cayman Islands, earlier this month.

Obituary – Remembering Miss Hilda

Friends and family of Hilda Agatha McLean, known by many as Miss Gata, Aunt Gat or Miss Hilda, have been paying tribute to the 104-year-old who passed away last month. Ms. McLean, who was born in 1912 in Grants Town in the parish of St. Mary, Jamaica, died at the Cayman Islands Hospital on May 6. She had lived in Grand Cayman, on and off, since the 1950s.

All in the family: Bodden Town woman turns 100

Ariel Christian, the daughter of Nettie Levy who lived to the age of 105, celebrated her 100th birthday among family and friends on Wednesday. A resident of The Pines Retirement Home for the past seven years, Ms. Christian, fondly known by family members as “Ma-Ariel” and by close friends as “Bonga,” was all smiles as she received a birthday cake, flowers and cards.

Pines’ first manager moves into the retirement home

After 10 years of living in her own villa on the Pines retirement home property in central George Town, Olive Miller, the home’s first manager, has moved to the main residential quarters.

Pink Ladies to close hospital coffee shop after 35-year run

After serving coffee, cakes, burgers and sandwiches to patients, visitors and staff at the Cayman Islands Hospital for 35 years, the Pink Ladies Coffee Shop is closing. The Pink Ladies announced “with sadness” Tuesday that its management and operation of the coffee shop will end on Dec. 16. The premises will be handed back to the Health Services Authority by the end of the year.

CUC donates trees to primary school

Government schools and homes around Cayman are getting free shade trees thanks to the efforts of Caribbean Utilities Company.

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