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...

Drowning that made world news

ALTHOUGH it was 50 years ago, many Australians can recall where they were when they heard that Australia had “lost” its 17th prime minister, Harold Holt. The news reverberated around the world, not n...

‘Polly’s’ jumper makes its mark

JOHN Schultz knows a thing or two about football jumpers. He’s grabbed plenty as their wearers flashed past on the footy field. But he also knows they were once the best thing to keep you warm in the...

Triggers’ escape a Dimension dilemma

FLEDGLING surfboard makers Paul and Phil Trigger thought they had a great idea when it came to naming and identifying their surfboards: “Let’s start with the First Dimension”. This was in the late 19...