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February 17, 2011
Nassau Music Society presents Quartetto Gelato, February 18th 19th

Nassau, Bahamas - The
Nassau Music Society in association with Societe Generale Private
Banking, Colina, Royal Star Assurance, and Pictet, and Under the
Patronage of His Excellency Sir Arthur Foulkes, Governor General of the
Commonwealth of the Bahamas presents

Quartetto Gelato, international artistes extraordinaire,lLive in concert  Friday, 

February 18th, 2011 at College of the Bahamas Performin Arts Centre, 8:00pm sharp AND Saturday, F

ebruary 19th, 2011 at St Paul 's Church Hall, Lyford Cay - 7:30pm sharp

Quartetto Gelato is comprised of Peter DeSoto, Alexander Sevastian, Liza Mcllelan and Colin Maier...

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February 24, 2011
Gerzel Shirley Taylor, 74

Funeral Service for Gerzel Shirley Taylor, 74, of Westmoreland, Jamaica who died on Friday, February 18th, 2011 will be held on Sunday, February 27th, at 10:00am at Grants Town Seventh Day Adventist Church, Wellington Street. Officiating will be Pastor Andrew E. Burrows assisted by Pastor Peter Joseph, Pastor Leonardo Rahming, Elder Winston Ash and other Ministers of the Gospel. Interment will follow in the Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery, Soldier Road.

Left to cherish her precious memories are her Children and Their Spouses: Sedgesman & Joann Haye, Esther & Tom Guartafierro, Dwight Mullings, Joshua Gillispie, Alpin & Dr. Tavette Taylor, Etienne Taylor Jr., Sylvia & Dr. David White an ...

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February 17, 2011
Dr. Keva Bethel: A truly great citizen

Renowned educator the late Dr. Keva Bethel once said “...let us aim for the stars, even if we only hit a tree.”
It was a phrase that epitomized her commitment to nation-building and portrayed her vision for The Bahamas.
Dr. Bethel imagined a country in which there was a national plan for development, one where formal education took on a transformative role and the church, the government and civil society worked together for the common good.
In her now famous speech “A Vision for The Bahamas”, Dr. Bethel said: “I hope that as we tout our constitutional commitment to Christian values, we shall in fact learn to translate these into more Christ-like behav ...

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February 17, 2011
Bishop had sex in church 'with wife, not girl'

By NATARIO McKENZIE

Tribune Staff Reporter

nmckenzie@tribunemedia.net

BISHOP Randy Fraser admitted yesterday he had sex in his church office, but claimed it was with his wife and not a young girl he had agreed to counsel.

Prosecutors have accused Fraser, 53, of abusing his position of trust and having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl between July 2005 and February 2006.

The complainant alleges she and Fraser, pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Temple, St James Road, had sex numerous times in his church office before Sunday morning services and before bible studies on Wednesday nights.

Fraser has dismissed the allegations as "fabrications and blatant lies."

According to ...

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February 24, 2011
Ida Cooper, 92

Funeral Service for Ida Cooper, 92, and a resident of #6 Columbus Drive, Freeport and formerly of Grand Cay, Abaco will be held on Saturday 26th, February, 2011 at11:00 a.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church, Grand Cay, Abaco . Officiating will be Rev. Rudolph K. Roberts. Interment will follow in the Infantview Cemetery, Grand Cay.

Her legacy will live on in the lives of her two sons Roosevelt Curry and Nevel Munnings one daughter Regina Saunders one adopted son Rudolph Pinder one adopted sister Melvina (Mar) Williams 17 grandchildren Laverne Lowe, la-Keisha Burrows, Melvin Jr., Kirk Sr. and Dwayne Sr. Saunders, Nickia Horton, Maryann Pinder, Lafayette Dorsett, Carol Russel ...

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February 24, 2011
Geneva Pickstock, 94

Last rites for Geneva Pickstock, 94, of Mastic Point, Andros will be held on Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Magdalene Anglican Church, Mastic Point, Andros. Officiating will be The Rt. Rev’d Bishop Laish Boyd Bishop of the Diocese of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos. Interment in the Church’s Cemetery, Mastic Point.

She is survived by her Children: Henderson and Margery Pickstock, John, Elton and Philip Pickstock, Bruce Pickstock Sr. and Rochelle Dorsette, Superintendant Christopher and Maria Pickstock, Frederick Pickstock and Ednamae Rolle, Rosalind Rodgers, Ethelyn and Dorothea Pickstock, Eleanor and Assistant Superintendant Stevenson Smith and Oramae a ...

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February 16, 2011
All Saints Parish bids farewell to Father Sebastian Campbell

REV Fr Sebastian Campbell has served the Parish of All Saints on Calvary Hill for more than 20 years.

He was priest to the entire community in the southern district of New Providence. Now, he prepares for a new challenge as Rector of the Parish of St Gregory and the Carmichael come April 1.

Father Campbell said he always wanted to be a priest; in fact the desire for priesthood was sparked within him at the tender age of six while attending the St Andrews Anglican Church in Arthur's Town, Cat Island under the pastoral leadership of the late Archdeacon Murillo Bonaby.

The late Bishop Michael Eldon, on the advice of the vestry, appointed Father Campbell as Rector of All Saints November 30, 1 ...

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February 17, 2011
Rt. Rev'd Bishop Michael Eldon hailed as an outstanding Bahamian

Nassau, The Bahamas
- Bahamians gathered at Christ Church Cathedral Tuesday, February
15 to honour the life of the late Right Reverend Michael Hartley Eldon.
During a service of thanksgiving he was recognised as a loyal, forgiving,
outstanding educator, teacher and family man, and one who believed in
Bahamians.

 

Bishop Eldon, 79, served
the Anglican Diocese for some 50 years as a priest, of which 25 was
as a bishop. He was the first Bahamian Bishop of the Diocese, then known
as Nassau and The Bahamas including the Turks and Caicos Islands. He
also served as a teacher and assistant master at St. John's College.
He died on February 7 after a long illness...

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November 30, 2010
Fred Cadman who served his community well

IN HISTORIC Trinity Methodist Church yesterday afternoon the last chapter in the life story of a little Welshman, who touched the lives of so many generations of Bahamians, came to an end.

Fred Cadman, 89, a man with an easy smile, a constant chuckle and a hand always extended in friendship, was born in the remote parish of Cileau-Aeron on the river Aeron in Wales on June 10, 1921.

His early life was not easy and during the depression years he had to work hard with his parents, and elder brother to survive. The boys planted the vegetables and coaxed eggs from the chickens.

Matriculating at 15 he entered St David's College in the nearby town of Lampeter where at 19 he earned his Bachelor...

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February 02, 2011
Former Nfl Player Announces Volunteerism Campaign In Saint Lucia

CASTRIES,

Saint Lucia  - A major volunteerism campaign, led by
a former professional American football player, will soon get underway
in Saint Lucia.

 

Former

NFL player Miles McPherson, president of Miles Ahead and Senior Pastor

of the Rock Church in San Diego, said the volunteerism initiative
dubbed "Do Something World - Saint Lucia" is set to take off on the
Eastern Caribbean island nation this April following successful
projects in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands...

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