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Former Suriname Consul General, Sydney Saul will be funeralized on September 28 in Westbury NY

Former Suriname Consul General, Sydney Saul will be funeralized on September 28 in Westbury NY

Beloved former Consul General and United Nations representative in the Burnham era, Sydney Saul 87, will be funeralized on Saturday September 28 in Westbury NY, USA

Sydney Saul’s body will be cremated and in a fortnight his surviving siblings and derivatives, will take his remains back to his hometown of Clonkbrook/Ann’s Grove, for dispersal at the seashore.

Sydney, after retiring some 25 years ago lived in Jersey City NJ. He was left blind by diabetes complications. He died a few a few days ago at the home of one of his children in California.

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CBS NEWS: 26-pound cat in need of a home becomes viral sensation

BeeJay – The 26 lb cat

BY SOPHIE LEWIS – AUGUST 24, 2019 / 11:34 AM / CBS NEWS

A giant cat has taken the internet by storm and he’s up for adoption. The 26-pound cat has struggled to find his forever home, but now people all over the country have fallen in love.

The 2-year-old tabby cat named BeeJay, or Mr. B, went viral after Philadelphia’s Morris Animal Refuge shared his story on social media.               Continue reading

Heavy school bags a real pain in the back for students – The New India Express

Published: 06th February 2019 – The New India Express

Children going to school with heavy school bags.

By Express News Service
BENGALURU: For six-year-old Sulekha (name changed), the burden of a heavy school bag led to severe back pains, forcing her parents to take her to a neurologist for consultations. Her bones were found to be normal, but the pain never reduced.

She would get only temporary relief after using pain killers. It was later found that the pain was due to walking till her school with a heavy school bag on her shoulders. The pain eventually ceased once the load was reduced.

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The Going Home Celebrations for: SYBIL ICENI GRIFFITH- BENN

SYBIL ICENI GRIFFITH- BENN

Sybil Iceni Griffith- Benn

 

CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICES IN AMERICA.

The Going Home Celebrations our mother Sybil Iceni Griffith- Benn in America will be held:

DATE:  SATURDAY, AUGUST 10th, 2019

VENUE:   NATIONAL WESLEYAN CHURCH
6320 RIGGS ROAD, HYATTSVILLE, MARYLAND

VIEWING:  9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

SERVICES: 10 A.M. to 12 P.M

INTERNMENT WILL BE IN NEW AMSTERDAM, BERBICE, GUYANA.

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Bishop T.D. JAKES – I Surrender All

YOLANDA ADAMS – Thank You

Woman humiliated: American Airlines made her wrap a blanket over her summer outfit

Updated 5:58 PM ET, Thu July 11, 2019

(CNN)American Airlines has apologized to a woman who says she was humiliated after being told she couldn’t fly unless she covered up her romper.

Latisha “Tisha” Rowe said she and her son were boarding a flight from Kingston, Jamaica, to Miami on June 30 when flight attendants asked them to step off the plane to talk, she told CNN’s Brooke Baldwin on Thursday.
Rowe said a female flight attendant asked her several times whether she had a jacket, and when she asked why, the woman told her that “you are not getting on the plane dressed like that.”
Rowe was wearing a strapless romper, so her legs, shoulders and arms were visible, but she said that nothing inappropriate was exposed.           Continue reading

Sybil E. Chin passes on….. Funeral in Ottawa on April 10, 2019

Obituary Overview- “Grandma Chin”

CHIN, Sybil E. (nee Tang)It is with great sadness that the family of Sybil E. Chin announce her passing on Friday, March 29th, 2019, at the age of 88.

Beloved wife of the late Leslie Chin. Loving mother of Gene, George (Yoko) and Gerry (Carol). Cherished grandmother of Leslie Jr (Andrea), Gerry Jr (Denise), Raelene, Kristene (Nick), James, Samy and Pia.

Dear great-grandmother of Kaitlyn, Brody, Connor, Ella, Gehrig and predeceased by great-grandson, Logan. Sybil was lovingly known as “Grandma Chin” to everyone she met and will be forever remembered by her extended family and dear friends.

Family and friends may pay respects at the Kelly Funeral Home, Walkley Chapel 1255 Walkley Rd, Ottawa, ON K1V 6P9 on Tuesday, April 9th from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service Wednesday, April 10th in the Chapel at 1 p.m. Interment in Hope Cemetery.   Condolences at www.kellyfh.ca.

Donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada are appreciated.  

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New Orleans mayor to apologize to Italian-Americans for 1891 lynchings

New Orleans mayor to apologize to Italian-Americans for 1891 lynchings

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said she will apologize to Italian-Americans for the 1891 lynching of 11 Italian immigrants, widely considered to be the deadliest in U.S. history.
Cantrell said she plans to issue a formal apology April 12 for the violence that took place in 1891 after a police chief was thought to have been murdered by Italian immigrants, according to NOLA.com.
Eleven Italian immigrants lost their lives in violent lynchings following acquittals in police Commissioner David Hennessy’s murder case.
“Our office has worked with the Italian-American community on this issue and will be releasing a proclamation,” spokesman for the mayor’s office Joseph Caruso told the local news outlet.
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