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03.bookmobileEverybody knows for years that the library bus is visiting the different primary schools on the island. However, since February 2009 they started with our "Outreach Project," visiting the afternoon schools and certain districts. Every other week the children can visit the bookmobile to take books and listen to a story. If there is time they also do handicraft.

They mostly have a theme, for...

St. Maarten Adventurer Club

Adventurer_Club_1The Adventurer Club is a special club sponsored by the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist church for children ages six...

Did You Know?

stormDid you know?

There are about 16 million thunderstorms a year throughout the world. Above 1,800 storms rage at any...

Kids Entertainment News

100308_up_horizAn Oscar for Up

Up floated away with the Oscar for Best Animated Film on Sunday night at the Academy Awards, in...

Cees van Dolderen ~ A Life with Purpose

cees4By Michael R. Granger

How do you measure the impact of a person? More often than not, people mistakenly group impact...

Cottage Club rediscovers its own charm

Sab_0309_J076a_OA_Sophie_and_Patrick_pilllarsBy Suzanne Nielsen


SABA--The Cottage Club Hotel, tucked away on a quiet side street in Windwardside, has taken a...

Maidwell on 25 years of St. Maarten Road Runners

1In the early 70s, Malcolm Maidwell was a partner with Peter Spronk in a small boat building company on the beach in...

Childfest Family Day

fun~ Fun and excitement ~

Flip through the pages of the dictionary to find the definition of the word "Childfest;" it...

Childfest gala dinner

~ A glamorous and entertaining affair ~

With a team of leading culinary artistes on board and a line-up of great...

Sint Maarten Challenge

sxm_challenge_1On March 13 and 14, the 7th Edition of the SXM Challenge will be held at Orient Bay. The four challenges – SXM...

Rigobè & Dèdète stage show @ French cultural centre

RigobeRigobè and Dèdète, the popular characters created by retired journalist and Guadeloupe native Jean Pierre Sturm...

Da Goodness hits Sint Maarten

Da_Goodness_RGBThis Friday, March 12, Da Goodness, Holland's hottest party, makes a splash at Soggy Dollar Bar at 10:30pm.

After a...

Have an ‘Encounter’ in CIN Gallery Friday

encounterEach piece of art speaks to the other in hushed tones that only rise to human hearing when the mind is opened and the...

Voyage into art with Tess Verheij on Sun

tess1By Rajesh Chintaman

Meandering through the home and garden of an artist is not a treat many get to experience, but...

St. Patrick's Day

st_patricks_day_1Celebrated on March 17, St. Patrick's Day was officially recognized in 1976. The date March 17 was chosen in...

Dr. Tjon Kon Fat leaves St. Maarten Medical Center

dr_Tjon~ Long hours, little support added to his decision to leave ~

By Sanny Ensing

Dr. Tjon Kon Fat, one of two...

Scientists find why "sunshine" vitamin D is crucial

vitamin_dReuters - Vitamin D is vital in activating human defences and low levels suffered by around half the world's...

Working out after 60

old_workoutConsider the phrase "use it or lose it;" could it also be used in the context of our body's ability to repair and...

The Vegan Way: Vegan Quiche

veganMany vegans have told me the hardest thing for them to give up was egg or cheese. For me I was never a big fan of...

Your old mascara may be spoiling your looks

mascaraReuters Life - The average British woman's cosmetic bag is out of date by a worrying four years, according to a study...

ATCs: Conducting an aerial symphony

Air_traffic_controllers_1By Michael R. Granger

"The controller working a busy pattern told the 727 on downwind to make a three-sixty – do a...

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St. Maarten midday Weather Forecast for Saturday
Saturday, 17 October 2015
DATE ISSUED: Saturday, October 17, 2015 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Sunday midday (12:00... Read more...
SHTA poll: Businesses want anti-ship-jumping legislation
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Click here for SHTA graph pdf PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association... Read more...
Dominica’s tourism sector ready to welcome visitors after TS Erika
Friday, 16 October 2015
ROSEAU, Dominica--“Dominica is open for business and ready to welcome visitors to its shores.”... Read more...
Reparations Committee: Withdraw Queens’ names from Suriname’s highest mountains
Thursday, 15 October 2015
PARAMARIBO--Suriname’s National Reparations Committee NRCS has filed a request with President... Read more...
Ex-US House Speaker Hastert to plead guilty in hush-money case
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHICAGO--Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is expected to plead guilty in a hush-money case... Read more...
Hillary Clinton to 'look hard' at Julian Castro as possible VP pick
Friday, 16 October 2015
WASHINGTON--Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton won the backing of Housing and Urban... Read more...
Half a million Yemen children face severe malnutrition
Friday, 16 October 2015
GENEVA--More than half a million children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition as a risk of... Read more...
Modi to open 70-year-old files in challenge to Gandhi dynasty
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW DELHI--Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he will seek to unravel one of India's most enduring... Read more...
Cuba in cash crunch due to low commodity prices, Venezuela woes
Friday, 16 October 2015
HAVANA--Low commodity prices, a drought at home and Venezuela's economic crisis have created a cash... Read more...
Apple's newest courtroom foe is patent-savvy university
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW YORK--As a veteran of the global smart phone wars, Apple is used to courtroom battles with... Read more...
Focus needs to be on fighting crime & helping unemployed
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Editor, With all of the political situation on the island, we can't lose focus on some of the... Read more...
Had enough
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Queenie, My brother died years ago but his widow stayed close to our family. Eventually she... Read more...
RBC St. Maarten Little League School Tournament
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Sister Marie Laurence defeated Leonald Conner in the RBC St. Maarten Little League School... Read more...
Nadal trounces Wawrinka, Djokovic tames Tomic
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHINA-- Former world number one Rafa Nadal displayed more signs of a return to top form with a... Read more...
Junk shop photo spurs quest to confirm Billy the Kid image
Friday, 16 October 2015
DENVER--For the $2 he spent to buy three old photographs, Randy Guijarro may have hit the mother... Read more...
Few signs of improvement for NBA star Odom after collapse
Friday, 16 October 2015
LAS VEGAS--Pro basketball and reality TV star Lamar Odom spent a third day hospitalized on... Read more...
Bruney cruises into retirement
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ After three decade in cruise industry ~   By Alita Singh   Frank Bruney has seen tiny... Read more...
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ Fair Transport Sailing Vessel Nordlys is launched ~   St. Maarten has been graced by the... Read more...
Editorial - Anybody’s guess
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Governor Eugene Holiday has decided to seek legal clarity on the current constitutional impasse.... Read more...
Editorial - Time is up
Friday, 16 October 2015
With so much ongoing constitutional turmoil, the fact that more than 100 people attended the... Read more...
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Notices October 16
Friday, 16 October 2015
General Meeting St. Maarten Professional Softball Association (SMPSA) general meeting for the... Read more...
Notices October 15
Thursday, 15 October 2015
General Meeting S.M.P.S.A. general meeting for the softball season 2016 will be held at Sundial... Read more...