Go to ...
RSS Feed

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Local People

NORTH: Honours list released

Recipients of Australia Day Honours in Melbourne’s northern suburbs have been announced: Companion (AC) in the General Divisionof the Order of Australia• Distinguished Professor Jennifer Marshall GRAVES AO, Eltham VIC 3095. For eminent service to science, particularly through leadership and research in evolutionary genetics, to international and national professional societies, for science education in schools,

MURRINDINDI: Eulogy for Carmel McCarthy

An excerpt from her eulogyProvided by Angela Finn (daughter) Carmel McCarthy, aged 90 years, passed away peacefully at Rosebank Nursing Home, Yea on January 7.Carmel, was one of the most resilient, loving, generous, compassionate and kindest people you could ever meet and anyone who met her was blessed.Carmel was born in Yea on May 3,

PENINSULA: Vale Judy Banks

Actress Judy Banks died at the age of 86 on Saturday (Jan. 22). Judy was a pioneer of Melbourne television, co-hosted a radio show on Mornington Peninsula radio, was a stage performer from the 1950s, and ran a school of television and dramatic arts/ She was a good friend of this newspaper. Judy’s showbiz credits

MURRINDINDI: Locals compete for Tourism awards

Alexandra Hotel and Holmesglen at Eildon are finalists at the Victoian Tourism Awards to be held on Thursday, February 3 at the Melbourne Town Hall. Each of the two businesses are in two categories. The Murrindindi businesses!= return to the Awards which have showcased and recognised the state’s leaders in tourism excellence. The Awards encourage

MURRINDINDI: David Dimech is Master of Lodge

David Dimech (pictured at right) was installed as the Worshipful Master of Alexandra’s Albert Edward Masonic Lodge this week. The special ceremony, and investituture of Lodge officers, was conducted by John Rodgio. the Senior Grand Warden of Freemasons Victoria.

MURRINDINDI: Riley Thomas is Young Citizen

Riley Thomas is the Murrindindi Shire Young Citizen of the Yeat. The presentation will take place at the Marysville Australia Day ceremony on Wednesday (Jan. 26). “Riley is well respected in the community and by her peers,” said a Council representative. “She is passionate about working with and helping young people in our Shire. “Riley

MURRINDINDI: Marg Hale is Senior Citizen of Year

Margaret Hale is the Murrindindi Shire Senior Citizen of the Year. The presentation will take place at the Kinglake Australia Day ceremony. “Marg is a life-long resident of Kinglake, who has devoted a significant amount of her time to helping, encouraging and supporting people around her,” said a Murrindindi Shire Council statement. “Marg is a

MURRINDINDI: Sam Hicks is Citizen of the Year

Sam Hicks is Murrindindi Shire’s Citizen of the Year. Her award will be presented at the Alexandra Australia Day ceremony on Wednesday morning, January 26. “Sam’s commitment to community and volunteerism is extraordinary,” says a Murrindindi Shire Council statement. “Sam has been instrumental in applying for and co-ordinating a number of grants for renovations and

HUME: Has anyone seen Lance?

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing man Lance. The 21-year-old is believed to be in the Greenvale area. Lance is described as having a slim build, 186cm tall with facial hair and a short haircut. An image of Lance has been released in the hope someone recognises him and can provide

MURRINDINDI: Passing of Frank Hargrave AO, 81

We regret to advise of the passing of Frank Hargrave AO at the age of 81. Frank was the founder of the Skilled Engineering group. He had a farm at Yea for a number of decades, and was a strong supporter of the Yea St Pats Racing Club, Rotary Club of Yea and the Sacred

Older Posts››