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Three… facts about gelato

1. The word “gelato” comes from the Italian word “congelato”, which means frozen. A gelato shop is called a “gelateria” and the person serving...

Q and A with Pakenham author Jessica Walton

Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I majored in Arabic at university and lived in Tunisia for three months. What are you most...

Serving up scoops of joy

Pakenham is set to welcome a new gelato store promising to serve up scoops of joy to the community. Augustus Gelatery is gearing up...

Light a new beginning

We the Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, celebrate ‘Theepavali’ in remembrance of the death of a Devil who was thought to create troubles to the...

Coach ‘reinvents’ adversity

Life’s crossroads have been the source of “reinvention” for a former sports coach. Kenny Johnston, from Hampton Park, is set to launch his own bold...

Q&A with Pakenham Upper author Shelby Nyhuis

Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I have jumped out of an aeroplane for my brother’s 21st birthday and I loved it but definitely...

Q&A with Tynong’s Alison Walker

What do you do for work and what do you love most about your job? I work at a local primary school in the office...

Q&A with Bobo Davis, from ADRA Cardinia and Have a Little Hope

What do you love most about working with ADRA and giving back to the community? What I love most about working with ADRA is that...

Q&A with new Westernport Ward councillor Kaye Cameron

Tell us a fun fact about yourself! I modelled for a local fashion store as a teenager. What are you most passionate about? Making...

Q&A with Emerald’s Tiffany Smith

What is something most people don’t know about you? I am classically trained trombonist, pianist and singer and went to VCASS. If you could have...

Overcoming challenges with art

Tonimbuk artist Marguerite Sharlott has been creating sketches with uplifting words as a way to stay positive during a challenging time in her life,...

Author’s ’cause’ for celebration

A new, local author has sprung onto the literary scene with her debut novel - a crime thriller filled with twists and turns that’s...

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Emerald community legend honoured

The late Margaret Hall has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her service to the community of Emerald. Margaret (Marg)...