Poll to establish electric lighting

IN the 139th list published last week the name of Private Frayne, of Tyabb, appears among those who are ill. *** MR Alf. S. Wesley notifies his friends, through our advertising columns, that he has s...

OAM for yachtie who helped create first ‘wingsail’

VETERAN international yachtsman John Houston Buzaglo is known around the world as “Buz” although some of his mates have taken to calling him Sir Buz after he was awarded an OAM on Australia Day. Now ...

Gallery volunteers reluctantly call ‘time’

AN established Flinders art gallery will close on Valentine’s Day (Sunday), with staff citing a shortage of new volunteers and reluctance by customers to spend on art works. The Studio @ Flinders gal...

Pledge of faith to country and religion

CHILDREN brought up within the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community are being taught to be loyal to Australia. “We will prove it with our actions and deeds that our youth are the best citizens of Australia and...

Students back on the bus

STUDENTS and trainees left stranded when the federal government cut funding for the PenBus service are now back on the road. The state government has announced a dedicated bus service between Rosebud...

Boxing a way to peace, happiness

TO some, boxing may seem a strange road to travel in search of peace. But that is exactly the destination where the lessons in life handed out by boxing trainer Ron Smith can lead. The Mt Eliza-based...

Mornington Yacht Club sails into its 70th

MORNINGTON Yacht Club has come a long way since 11 interested residents met to discuss forming a sailing club in February 1946. Members of the founding group wanted to sail their assorted collection ...

Blip in Bauer’s preselection bid

DUNKLEY preselection hopeful Donna Bauer has fallen foul of Liberal Party guidelines in her bid to win the party’s nomination as its candidate at the next federal election. The former Carrum state MP...

School’s first day triple treat

THAT first day at school … It’s often a mixture of angst, excitement and anticipation – coupled with an organisational challenge for parents. Well, just imagine increasing the stakes threefold! That ...