Monthly Archive: June, 2011

Units snapped up in Mashman’s Kingsgrove block

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN ALMOST 85 per cent of units were sold off-the-plan in a multi-million dollar landmark development at Kingsgrove on Saturday.Prospective buyers queued up before 8am to purchase a unit at The… Continue reading

Archbishop Pell blesses hall

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   CATHOLIC Archbishop of Sydney Cardinal George Pell made a special visit to St Patrick’s College at Sutherland to bless its recently refurbished hall on Tuesday.   Cardinal Pell led… Continue reading

Rising star to train with Nadal’s coach

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   HARRISON Lombe, 16, of Lugarno, was ranked 575 in Australia’s men tennis a year ago.Today, the year 11 student from Newington College sits at 173.Newington College headmaster David Mulford… Continue reading

School helps save lives

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   THE NSW Vampire Shield is a competition senior students at Menai High School really want to win. Students, staff, family members and the community have been trying to donate… Continue reading

Youths develop talent

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   MATT Koos, 15, of Heathcote, knows what career path he wants to follow when he leaves school, thanks to a program helping young people gain industry skills and experience… Continue reading

High phlyers!

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   THE Phly Crew (pronounced fly) is no ordinary hip-hop group.Most of the members have a contemporary background and they met performing for children at Luna Park.Now they are on… Continue reading

Interest rates hold steady

THE Reserve Bank of Australia has left interest rates at a standstill for the seventh month in a row.Interest rates have been steady at 4.75 per cent since the RBA lifted the rates… Continue reading

Arncliffe an ‘affordable hot spot’

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN ARNCLIFFE has emerged as one of Sydney’s most affordable suburbs within a 10-kilometre radius of the CBD. The suburb was identified as one of 24 hot spots across Australia in… Continue reading