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Interact Club Cleans Casuarina Beach

The St. Francis de Sales Interact Club, partnering with FRIENDS of the Environment, cleaned up Casuarina Beach last weekend as part of a coastal cleanup.

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Meeting Held at Angels Academy Campus

On September 17, the Abaco Cancer Society held a prostate cancer awareness meeting at the Angels Academy campus.

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Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute to Hold Classes Starting in October

Members of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute held a meeting on September 21 at St. John Anglican Church Parish Hall to inform interested parties about classes to be offered starting in October, 2016. They were also looking for part-time instructors in English language, mathematics, and psychology/counseling, as well as administrative staff and a clerk.

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Hidden Treasure in The Bahamas: Abaco’s Treasure Cay an Anglers Delight!

Are you looking for a great fishing experience close to home? You would be hard pressed to find a better destination than Treasure Cay in the Bahamas. Located just off the Eastern Coast of Florida, Treasure Cay is home to some of the best fishing and boating in all the Bahamian islands. Not only can you throw a line in to one of several prime locations for a big catch, the amenities provided by the Treasure Cay Beach, Marina and Golf Resort will make it hard for you to go home.

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Sweat it Out: The Mental Challenge

Fitness can be way more of a mental challenge than a physical one.

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Rotary Club of Abaco Hosts District Governor

The Rotary Club of Abaco (RCOA), which is celebrating forty five years of service, hosted the Rotary District 7020 Governor, Haresh Ramchandani, at their weekly dinner. District 7020 includes Clubs in The Bahamas, Haiti, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Virgin Islands, and others. Mr. Ramchandani was greeted at the airport and visited the island’s Interact Clubs before joining Rotarians for their regular meeting.

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Gardening with Jack: October Plantings

October is my favourite month of the year. It starts warm, but towards the end of the month the nights become distinctly cooler and the days are pleasantly sunny without pinning you to the ground. We might even experience the first morning mist of the season. We’ll be turning the air conditioning off and paying BPL less money. And the kids are at school. Lovely!

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Olympic Medalist Returns Home

The domestic lounge of Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Abaco was a hub of activity on September 3, as officials of several government agencies joined friends and family members to welcome home the island hero, Olympian Bronze Medalist Stephen Gardiner, as he came home from Switzerland where he just participated in two Track & Field events.

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Gardening With Jack: Hot Peppers

Peppers are an important ingredient in Bahamian cuisine with bell peppers providing the crunch in conch salad and hot peppers the bite in soups and stews. Pepper plants are easy to grow and are highly productive. They love warm conditions and seeds can be planted right now.

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Abaco Caves – Part 1: Cave Formations

The Bahamas has long been the study of geologists from around the world. Geologists are drawn here for studies because of the Bahamas' tectonic stability. The islands are calcium carbonate with many interesting karst features, including banana holes, karren, blueholes and caves.

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