‘Buzz’ rounds last buoy

OBITUARY John Houston Buzaglo OAM 11 July 1924 – 4 August 2018 Naval officer, advertising manager, boat-builder, international yachtsman, sailing instructor JOHN “Buz” Buzaglo was perhaps destined to...

History in the frame for art

A MOVE from premises in Mentone to new digs in early 2016 was the impetus for an art group to paint a picture of its own history in book form. Mentone Mordialloc Art Group member Pamela Cooper compil...

Centenarian’s lifelong link with Baxter

FAMILY and friends celebrated the centenary of long-time Baxter and Somerville resident Mabel Grace Blum at Somerville Bowling Club on Sunday 24 June. The mother of five, grandmother of 10, and great...

Labor and city lose life-long supporter

OBITUARY Rogan John Ward 25/7/1943 – 3/4/2018 Real estate agent THERE’S no doubt Rogan Ward liked to talk. He was also an accomplished musician. A man who travelled through life to the beat of ...

ANZAC Day in Mentone

THOUSANDS attended a dawn service at Mentone RSL to honour the fallen during wartime and all who served. This year is the last year of the Anzac Centenary commemorating World War I in 1914-18. Pictur...

ANZAC Day in Frankston

Eternal flame CROWDS including Oliver, left, and Harry gathered at the Frankston war memorial in Beauty Park for services and a march on Anzac Day (Wednesday 25 April) to honour those who served the ...

Baxter prepares for centenary

BAXTER will celebrate its centenary on Sunday 6 May and, to mark the occasion, Baxter Residents and Traders Progress Action Committee will hold a shindig at Baxter Primary School on Sunday 18 March. ...

384 years of togetherness

LOVE is in the air at Baptcare’s Peninsula View Community in Moorooduc Highway, Frankston South. Nine couples living in the aged care community have been married a total of 384 years. Peninsula...

Champ’s feats not forgotten

CHAMPION boxer Johnny Famechon is finding a newfound appreciation of his sporting achievements among younger generations in the wake of the unveiling of a sculpture in his likeness and honour at Fran...