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Sanjenko adds steel in defense

Sunset women’s football team seems to have replenished its already dominant squad exceptionally well in the summer.

Save Our Youth Foundation is staging Monster Dash

Athletes can start Halloween early by taking part in the Save Our Youth Foundation inaugural Monster Dash 5K Walk/Run fundraiser this weekend.

'Dignity' needed in mental health treatment

People with mental health issues are not treated with the respect they need and deserve, according to health professionals and other speakers at a panel discussion.

'Nikki's Voice' team in first race

The Credit Union 5K was a significant event for team “Nikki’s Voice” on Saturday because after three months of intensive training in scorching heat, Nikki Christian and Scott Ruby entered their first-ever race as a pram duo.

'Men-only' sessions to address domestic issues

Domestic violence, conflict resolution and the responsibilities of husbands and fathers will be among the topics discussed at a symposium this weekend.

Huge crowd bids farewell to Cayman's 'gentle hero'

Pioneer developer, seaman, grandfather of five and Cayman’s erstwhile “Santa Claus” Rex Herbert Hughes Crighton was laid to rest following a memorial service in George Town Saturday afternoon. Mr. Crighton, who passed away at age 81 on Sept. 13, was known to many in Cayman as the man with the big house in Spotts who put up an impressive display of Christmas lights and decorations each holiday season.

Morris wants a total revamp

Cayman’s national cricket team performed so badly at the ICC World Cricket League Division 6 tournament in England two weeks ago that a revamp of the system is an absolute necessity, according to the team’s spin bowler Alessandro Morris.

Dyer, 16, is Fidelity champ again

The Fidelity Fun Run series wrapped up with Dominic Dyer retaining the title he first won last year, aged only 15.

Jonathan 'Zoom' Webster defies horrible injuries

Jonathan “Zoom” Webster is a regular competitor on the local running and triathlon scene and although not the fastest, he is a top finisher. However, what most people don’t know is that Webster has had both lungs operated on due to a spontaneous pneumothorax (collapse) a few years ago.

Pioneer developer Rex Crighton passes away

Rex Crighton, a pioneer land developer and realtor in the Cayman Islands, died on Monday. He was 81.

Dyer steps up Fidelity Fun pace

The Fidelity Fun Run saw 180-plus entrants at the start of race 2 in the three-race series on Walkers Road on Saturday.

Dyer strolls first Fidelity Fun Run

The Fidelity Fun Run Series always signals the resumption of the sports season after the summer lull and Saturday’s run went smoothly with its usual massive turn out.

5K walk/run fundraiser to benefit halfway house

Recreational runners, athletes in training and supporters of a good cause are invited to take part in the Hope Foundation’s Walk/Run for Recovery on Sept. 27.

Weekend warriors bounce back

The summer break is over for Cayman athletes as vacations come to an end and schools reopen. The weekend warriors are primed for another epic series of races up to December.

Registration begins for 'Walkers Art Club'

The National Gallery's 'Walkers Art Club' is accepting registrations.

Fidelity Fun Runs attract all

The Fidelity Fun Run Series returns next month and as always, it will attract runners of all ages and abilities – as well as plenty of four-legged friends.

Fresh look for familiar Cayman furniture store

Dozens of people gathered in the parking lot of Tomlinson Furniture to mark the store’s grand reopening in Grand Cayman last Thursday evening.

Walk raises $40,000 for cancer charity

Walkers and runners have raised $40,000 for charity in memory of loved ones who battled cancer.

Island Air still on top

The Another9 Corporate Summer Touch Rugby League is now in week 11 of 16 and so far there are nine teams left in the playoff race to gain a top four place in the premier division.

Man robbed of pants in George Town

A 37-year-old Honduran national reported that he was robbed of his pants late Friday night outside of Meringue Town Bar on Boilers Road, police said.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

Walkers raises $15k for schools with rockin' event

Walkers recently transformed its covered car park into a concert venue for a night of rock ‘n’ roll that raised more than $15,500 for music programs in Cayman’s schools.

A changing of the guard at CIMA

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has undergone a major shake-up ... but, frankly, not the one which we had anticipated.

CIMA directors change in midst of 'internal review'

Changes are made at the top for the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Preschool closed by government solicits financial help to reopen

The owner of a preschool that was shut down by government says she hopes to raise more than $160,000 to get the building out of foreclosure and make the improvements required in order for it to reopen.

Police step up patrols after another indecent assault report in West Bay

Police say they are increasing patrols in West Bay after receiving another report of a woman being indecently assaulted by a cyclist, the fourth such report made by female runners or walkers in the area.

Appleby management in buyout of fiduciary business

Offshore law firm Appleby has announced the management buyout of its fiduciary business backed by private equity firm Bridgepoint.

Purple Dragons seek world titles

Team Purple Dragon Cayman left for the Purple Dragon World Karate Championships in Trinidad on Monday in high spirits after months of intense training.

At least six break-ins in Windsor Park area in two weeks

Break-ins continue to trouble the RCIPS as another spate of crimes is reported in Windsor Park.

Concern over crimes in George Town

Writer says there have been multiple break-ins recently in George Town that have gone unreported.

Island Air touching the heights

After four rounds of the Another9 Summer Touch Rugby League 2015 the better teams are making their mark. With 30 teams spread over two divisions there are plenty of games throughout the week.

PACE walkers and runners take part in 3-day fundraiser

More than 60 people took part Lions Club prostate and colon cancer walk and run campaign, known as PACE, over the holiday weekend.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business news.

Thieves steal church documents in burglary

Thieves made off with valuable church documents after breaking into the Family Life Centre in George Town.

The criminals stole a safe that contained the original land registry documents of the Church of God on Walkers Road, as well as cash and a number of stamps and seals issued by the church, including the pastor’s seal.

Ideas for summer teen activities

Keep teens busy this summer with Weekender's round-up of some of the best activities for all to enjoy.

Outreach artwork on display at National Gallery

Artwork by participants in the National Gallery outreach art programs, including prison inmates, the elderly, people with disabilities and recovering drug addicts, is on display at the gallery.

Triple C celebrates graduates

Thirty-five seniors from Triple C School took part in a Commencement Exercise on June 8.

Swarms make beeline for new homes

This is the season for honeybee swarms, and if you’ve ever seen one, it can be an impressive sight.

Exhibit showcases students' artwork

The Cayman Islands National Gallery is hosting an exhibition of student artwork from Walkers Art Clubs programs at the Gallery.

Students raise more than $3,000 for music program

Young students helped raise $3,169.21 for their primary school music program.

Glow Run rained out, gets new date

The National Trust 5K Glow Run has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 20.

Nelson is a smashing champion

The Cayman Islands Table Tennis Association is developing rapidly as it popularizes the sport by providing a variety of options to play the game.

Olympic Day run is free

The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee hosts its annual Olympic Day 2015 celebrations later this month.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

Glow Run will light up Camana Bay

Runners and walkers are encouraged to wear bright outfits and face paint, flashing lights and luminous accessories during the KPMG Glow Run 5K.

Home for disabled youth making a move

Residents at Maple House, a home for youth and young adults with disabilities, will move soon to a new home in the Bodden Town-Northward area.

Top Employer award goes to Scotiabank

Scotiabank and Baraud took top honors at the annual Cayman Islands Society of Human Resources Professionals award gala on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Walkers re-enters professional services business, opens Bermuda office

Walkers law firm will enter once again the corporate and fiduciary services business with the launch of Walkers Professional Services in mid-June.

Discovery Day 5K to raise money for ambulance

The Cayman Heart Fund’s eighth annual Discovery Day 5K takes place on May 18.

Cayman comes third in oratorical contest

With just a few points separating the top three winners in the Caribbean District Optimist International Oratorical Contest, 16-year-old Cayman John Gray student Chauntol Hylton placed third in the girl’s category.

In road fatality, a call to action

More than 400 people gathered before dawn to remember Marcia Donaldson, killed by a suspected drunk driver on South Sound Road.

Road dangers focus of memorial walk

Saturday morning walkers and joggers will gather on South Sound Road to remember a walker killed last week and highlight problems with drunk driving and road safety.

Pedestrian was seventh victim this year on Cayman's roads

A woman pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and killed on South Sound Road early Saturday morning.

Runners give boost to Special Olympics

The Special Olympics program will get a welcome boost from this weekend’s latest fundraiser for it.

Brac aces get more tips to serve and volley better

Two tennis coaches went to Cayman Brac last weekend to drill a keen contingent on the finer points of the sport.

Minister: New fuel storage terminal not high priority

Government plans for a new fuel terminal in East End are not top priority, lawmakers are told.

Children's arts festival begins

Children's arts festival begins.

Bailey benefits from late start

Kym Bailey is one of the fastest female road runners in Cayman and at 43 is evidently getting swifter. Although she used to be a good runner at school and college in England she really only got seriously into her running since moving to Cayman a few years ago.

New vehicle donated to EMS

A new vehicle to transport non-acute patients has been donated to the Health Services Authority.

Registration for public schools open

Registration for places at government reception classes, primary and secondary schools is now open.

Gala fashions go glam in Cayman

Weekender expores the fashion trends at Cayman's galas.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

Walkers admits three new Caymanian attorneys

Walkers announced the admission of three new Caymanian attorneys.

Backstory on Batabano's creative costumes

The annual Batabano carnival may still be many weeks away, but the search is already on for the most elaborate and dramatic costumes.

Burger King grills Kirk perfectly

In the B division of the Burger King Coed Flag Football league, one rivalry seems to stand out above all – Gary Rutty’s Burger King and Kirk Freeport led by Jerry Beck.

Irish Jog is so much fun that even leprechauns compete

The St. Patrick’s Day 5k Irish Jog will bring the usual mix of runners and walkers out in their masses for a worthy cause.

CNB robbery defendant's interview read to jury

The jury in the trial for the 2012 robbery at Cayman National Bank heard police interviews with defendant Andre Burton read into the court record last week.

Brac aces get more Walkers backing

International law firm Walkers has again generously supported tennis on Cayman Brac, providing funding for its tennis program for 2015.

Flag This sting Cobras late on

The Burger King Co-ed Flag Football League had a grudge match from the outset between the Cobras and Flag This.

B'zzz recover from surfers' surge

The burgeoning Burger King Coed Flag Football League kicked off last Friday and the competitive energy of all teams was evident from the first whistle.

Suspect charged in robbery, burglaries

A West Bay man is charged in a series of crimes from late last year.

Auditor's office wins health challenge

Several teams from across the civil services competed to see who could take the most steps in three weeks.

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