Storied Robinson finishes last chapter

PHILIP Robinson, founder of Robinson’s Bookshop in Frankston, has died aged 89. Mr Robinson died at home with his family by his side on Monday, 10 June. Mr Robinson first opened Robinson’s Bookshop i...

Book details history of hall on the hill

THE latest publication from the Mornington Peninsula Family History Society centres around the history of culturally-significant Frankston Mechanics’ Institute and free library located on ‘the Hill’ ...

70 years pass for Bonbeach couple

BONBEACH couple Reginald and Joyce Musgrove celebrated their 70th anniversary on 22 January. The two were married at Chelsea Congregational Church in 1949, and have been together ever since. Mr Musgr...

Lights festival turns 21

THE giant Christmas tree has made its way out of storage once again, as work gets underway to erect it as part of Frankston’s Christmas Festival of Lights . Tony Hansen has been rigging the lights fo...

‘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...