Monthly Archive: June, 2012

Rodeo is coming to town

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN PEOPLE won’t have to travel to the country to get a taste of what a rodeo is all about after Hurstville Council decided to stage an event later this year.… Continue reading

House fire at Ramsgate as Premier declares fire services strike as ”irresponsible”.

Here’s a video I edited using my smart phone. Leader photographer Jane Dyson and reporter David McCowen filmed footage on their smart phone and then sent it to me. I then edited the… Continue reading

A chance for shire locations to star

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN WHAT do Channel Nine’s drama Underbelly: Badness, Channel Ten’s mini-series Puberty Blues and the second Wolverine movie have in common? They all feature scenes shot in familiar places around Sutherland… Continue reading

Investors keep market afloat

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   WHEN most of her classmates were saving for their end-of-year schoolies trip, Diana Ninos, 20, of Hurstville, was thinking about real estate.Instead of spending her savings on a big… Continue reading

Cakes and ”royal” bras on show at the Craft and Quilt Fair

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   MARIAN Jones of Gymea Bay, has always had a fascination with making cakes, rather than eating them.When she was 11, her aunty taught her the basics of cake decorating… Continue reading

Catchment plan cost to be shared

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN HURSTVILLE Council will take part in a flood management plan with Canterbury Council for the Cooks River and Wolli Creek catchments. The suburbs of Hurstville, Kingsgrove, Beverly Hills, and about… Continue reading

‘Miracle water’ revisited

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN WHEN Unique Water hit the market 10 years ago, 240,000 bottles were sold a day in the first week.Consumers were convinced the magnesium carbonate-rich water had magical qualities that could… Continue reading

Tszyu’s property for sale

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   FORMER world champion boxer Kostya Tszyu, 43, has put his Carss Park family home on the market.The Russian-born athlete, who was named Kogarah Council’s citizen of the year in… Continue reading

New rules for park boot camps

BY SANDRA SIAGIAN   HURSTVILLE Council has drafted a policy to manage the use of parks and reserves by group fitness instructors and personal trainers in the local government area.The proposed policy, which… Continue reading