People and Places

People and Places

— Submitted photo by Geanine Mulrooney

Sergiu Orel of the stranded crew on the cargo ship Jana gratefully accepts donated goods.

Ship has arrived in heaven, says abandoned vessel's crew

November 27, 2014 - 4 h 33

"They said they feel like their boat has docked in heaven," says Geanine Mulrooney.

Mulrooney is originally from Placentia and lives in St. John's. Like many people, she was shocked to learn...

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Ship has arrived in heaven, says abandoned vessel's crew

Devices open world of possibilities

November 27, 2014 - 4 h 32

When you have cerebral palsy, it can prove to be a daunting task, Kean said.

“Technology can be extremely helpful,” said the young Mount Pearl native.

“It improves your life immensely. It...

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Devices open world of possibilities

‘She had a very distinctive style’

November 27, 2014 - 4 h 34

Pickard died in St. John’s Tuesday at the age of 78, leaving the world a little less colourful, both figuratively and literally.

Born in Wishaw, Scotland, Pickard was a graduate of the Glasgow...

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‘She had a very distinctive style’

Campaign sheds light on deadly disease

November 27, 2014 - 4 h 39

“What are the chances?” she says.

Pretty high when you consider the statistics — 4,700 Canadians will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and 4,400 will die in 2014, according to www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-type/pancreatic/statistics.

Visiting...

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Campaign sheds light on deadly disease

A little girl with a lot of love

July 12, 2014 - 4 h 45

She seems oblivious to the tubes taped to her chest.

It’s hard to believe she completed a sixth round of chemotherapy earlier this week.

Nevaeh was diagnosed last December with neuroblastoma,...

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A little girl with a lot of love

Patriarch of Coptic Orthodox Church visits St. John’s

September 24, 2014 - 23 h 22

He had a group with him, some of religious prominence and others more likely for protection, but clearly this Pope was there for the people and invited their warmth.

For those less familiar...

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Patriarch of Coptic Orthodox Church visits St. John’s

Interest kicks in for shoe-recycling project

September 24, 2014 - 4 h 30

But the university student who founded One Step Shoe Recycling, a non-profit organization, isn’t satisfied to stop there.

“We’re definitely looking at scheduling designated dropoff days...

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Interest kicks in for shoe-recycling project