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Canishka Alexander

Canishka Alexander

Canishka Alexander was born in New Providence, but spent most of her childhood years on Abaco. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Abilene Christian University.

Although she has accomplished many things in life, her greatest accomplishment is being a mother to her four children. She loves God, her country and people of all cultures.

North Abaco Teams Dominate Softball games

The Lady Sluggers and the R.J. Runners met again for another round of softball on July 6 at the Murphy Town Ball Field. This time Tessa Louis led the team as pitcher in the absence of Rhonda Eldon. Their game was the first of a double-header series scheduled for the night.

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St. Ambrose Band visits Abaco communities

Popular gospel music and the old, familiar notes of church hymns rang out from the instruments of St. Ambrose Community Band members during their tour of Abaco in mid-July. The members visited the island from July 13-15, and stopped in two North Abaco communities before ending their tour in Central Abaco at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church. It was an ideal location for the band’s demonstration as they received full support from church members and attracted the attention of passing motorists.

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“Stranded Naked” party kicks off Regatta

Good-natured people, excellent weather, and an abundance of food, drinks, fun and games were the order of the day at the 2012 Cheeseburger in Paradise Party held on June 29 at Fiddle Cay. Stranded Naked, as the party is also known, sponsor Bobb Henderson couldn’t agree more as he donned his Jimmy Buffet Hat before entering the water. Like him, everyone was glad to see that the remnants of Tropical Storm Debby had left The Bahamas just in time for the festive day.

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High school students participate in Maritime Camp

The three-week Maritime Summer Camp was launched on Abaco for the first time, and two cohorts were offered to interested students. Dr. Brenda Cleare, interim vice president of academic affairs at the College of The Bahamas, and Jamal Smith, company representative and recruitment manager from Campbell Shipping Company, were there …

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Toastmasters receive awards at ceremony

On June 28, Toastmasters’ Abaco Lighthouse Beamers members and guests were invited to attend the 2011-2012 Night of the Stars Awards Ceremony at the Conch Inn. Distinguished Toastmaster and incoming President for 2012-2013 – Jamaro Thompson – opened the meeting. The first item on the agenda was the Table Topics …

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Island Waves Expands to West Africa

Although small in stature, Garnell Stuart-Limperes is a force to be reckoned with as she continues to branch out in different communities, and that includes one in West Africa, in her pursuit of positive initiatives for young people. Last month, the Island Waves Sierra Leone West Africa Branch was started …

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Green Turtle Firefighters organize Steak Out

A Great Steak Cook Out was held on Green Turtle Cay on June 30 at the basketball court adjacent to Miss Emily’s Blue Bee Bar in support of the Green Turtle Cay Fire and Rescue Department. Fire Chief Thomas Sawyer of the Green Turtle Cay Fire and Rescue Department explained …

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