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Kyphoscoliosis and children’s heavy bags

I am reminding the Freeport schools that several years ago, I highly recommended that children should put away those heavy-laden backpacks and knapsacks and use the rollaway bags on wheels.    We are once again seeing numbers of students, especially girls with kyphosis, lordosis and scoliosis.    Many of these girls have had to go…
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Local sorority chapter emphasizes importance of heart health

Pictured at center is Kimberley Miller

As the month of February is internationally recognized as Heart Health Month, 20 members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter assembled at the main entrance of the local ScotiaBank on Friday, to distribute a small, yet sweet reminder for persons to take care of their hearts, not only during the…
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Geneva Rutherford expected to be more competitive in 17th year

Officials and organizers met at the GB Sports Complex to further the hype of the Geneva Rutherford Basketball Tournament. 

While senior boys’ basketball teams from throughout the country clash during the Hugh Campbell Tournament, the Geneva Rutherford Basketball Tournament has been highlighting girls’ basketball over the years.   Now, for 17 years, the longstanding tournament will do just that once again on February 23-26 at the St. Georges Gymnasium.    The tournament will also…
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Stalled “Sports Academy” initiative not the fault of Minister Dr. Johnson

Dr. Daniel Johnson

The stalled “National Sports Academy” initiative is just another example of the financial epidemic that plagues the Progressive Liberal Party Government. The Value Added Tax (VAT) that came on stream two years ago has generated over a billion dollars for the Treasury.   Yet the government still finds itself in embarrassing situations. Independent teachers brought…
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