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(Press Release) — The American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign has teamed up again with the Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services and the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Team to conduct smoke alarm installations on Saipan, Tinian, and Rota over the past few months. Since April of t…

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(NMC) — The Northern Marianas College’s Staff Senate named three employees as “Staff of the Quarter” awardees as part of its efforts to recognize and acknowledge staff members’ hard work and commitment to students.

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(NMC) — Together with the Saipan Chamber of Commerce, the Associated Students of Northern Marianas College will be taking lead in the 2021 Toys for Tots Campaign, a charitable program that was founded by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve that provides toys to children in need during the holiday season.

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TINIAN — After facing the hardships and challenges that Covid-19 has brought, the Tinian Stallion Battalion was finally able to hold a proper Promotion Board after being canceled for nearly two years. The Stallion Battalion held their previous promotion board back in 2019 before the onset of…

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Former  Rep. Marco Peter, House Floor Leader Ralph N. Yumul, Vice Speaker Blas Jonathan Attao and Rep. Angel Demapan pose for a photo with Republican Party Precinct 3 House candidate Grace "Pitu" Sablan-Vaiagae, center, at the early voting site on Saipan. The special election is set for Satu…

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(CCA) — All people facing cancer, their family members, and caregivers are invited to the Commonwealth Cancer Association monthly support group meeting scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom.  The guest speaker is Dr. Peter Brett. oncologist…

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On Oct. 6 & 8,  2021, the NMIFA-PSS Interscholastic Soccer League Championships were held at the NMI Soccer Training Center. The SSHS’ Mighty Manta Ray Battalion Color Guard arrived at around 5 p.m. to present the colors before the championship games began. The SSHS JROTC Color Guard mar…

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(SINM) — Soroptimist International of the Northern Marianas is inviting the community to join the Soroptimist members as they celebrate women “Dancing  in the Rain” and award the 2021 “Live Your Dream” winner on Oct. 16, 2021,  from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Marianas Lighthouse Restauran…

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TINIAN — On Oct. 4, 2021, clouds hovered over Tinian High School, completely covering the sun's rays. As the cold rain started pouring in followed by gusts of wind, the cadets stood firm and in attention to begin the Change of Command Ceremony. The rain continued to pour across the entire sc…

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The Associated Students of Northern Marianas College and the Saipan Chamber of Commerce, with the help of first lady Diann Torres and second lady Wella Palacios, are working together this holiday season to support the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve “Toys for Tots” program which is  dedicated to d…

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(MCS) — Mount Carmel School congratulates the students who received the Knight of the Month award for the month of September.

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(Press Release) — Karidat will be having a “Dollar-a-Bag” Rummage Sale on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, starting at 9 a.m. at the Sister Remedios Community Center in Chalan Kanoa.

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(CHCC-CGC) — The Commonwealth Healthcare Corp.-Community Guidance Center, in collaboration with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Chalan Kanoa, hosted a mental health awareness outreach event Sept. 30, 2021, at the Mount Carmel Cathedral Joeten & Daidai Social Hall wherein 23 parishioners attended.

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(PSS) — The Public School System’s Special Education Program and the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp.’s Family to Family Health Information Center or F2F HIC are working together to improve access to online therapy services by distributing 175 new headsets to children with special healthcare ne…

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(GCEA) — The Governor’s Council of Economic Advisers has launched its newest initiative, the Marianas Village Pride campaign or MVP, to improve life in he Marianas by inspiring students and residents to show pride in where they live by taking part in fun beautification activities.

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SHARINA Clark, acting program manager for the CNMI Suicide Prevention Program, said the “Light Up the Night” walk on Thursday aimed to raise awareness about suicide prevention, and reduce the stigma surrounding individuals seeking mental health services.

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October is the National Principal's Appreciation month and the students, staff, parents, and community members of Hopwood Middle School extend their utmost appreciation to their school principal, Victorino Borja, for being an outstanding leader especially during these trying times. Thank you…

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DEDEDO, Guam (U.S. Marine Corps) —  Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz is proud to announce the start of the 12th Toys for Tots campaign on Guam and seventh in the CNMI. Marines from MCB Camp Blaz have delivered toy collection boxes to participating organizations and businesses. Toy collection will…

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(NMC) — Sixty-five students from Northern Marianas College pledged to distinguish themselves through academic excellence by contributing to the community and the Commonwealth through various community service and leadership activities as new members and officers of the Beta Lambda Psi Chapte…

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Northern Marianas College recently partnered with the Governor's Council of Economic Advisors to advance the Adopt-A-Median campaign. Earlier this week NMC President Dr. Galvin Deleon Guerrero, together with NMC’s Board of Regents, Gov. Ralph DLG Torres, Senate President Jude U. Hofschneider…

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FOR many CNMI students who go abroad to further their education and seek “greener pastures,” it can be a struggle to decide between returning home to the islands and contributing to the local economy, or remaining abroad to earn more income, but for Patsylynn J. Cepeda, the decision to retur…

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(BECQ) —  The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality Beach Cleanup will be at it again, picking up trash at Sugar Dock from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021.

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(Office of the Governor) — The Commonwealth Office of Transit Authority is providing 300 complimentary transit passes for CNMI Public School System high school students on the island of Saipan who are currently enrolled in their Cooperative Education or Co-Op program.

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(SHEFA) — The Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance program is reminding students that the deadline for submitting supporting documents deadline is on Sept. 30, 2021, Thursday. All documents must be complete before submission. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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(BECQ) — The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality analyzed marine water samples collected from Rota's recreational beaches and storm drainages this week. None of the samples collected contained excessive concentration of fecal indicator bacteria nor did they exceed CNMI marine water q…

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On Wednesday, Northern Marianas College President Galvin Deleon Guerrero, left, met with Northern Marianas Technical Institute Interim Chief Executive Officer Jodina Attao, right, to discuss workforce development initiatives. NMC and NMTI continue to prioritize meeting the workforce needs of…

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(MCS) — On Friday, Sept. 24, at 10 a.m., the Office of the Governor declared the CNMI "All Clear" of Tropical Storm Mindulle. Mount Carmel School classes are to resume as scheduled on Monday, Sept. 27, 2021.

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(NMC) — At 10 a.m. Friday, the Office of the Governor-CNMI Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency issued the "All Clear" for Saipan, Tinian, and Rota.

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(BECQ) — The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality this week analyzed water samples collected from Saipan's east and south recreational beaches as well as from Rota's recreational beaches and storm drainages.

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PAUL Manglona Jr., a civil engineer corps officer in the U.S. Navy, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant commander on Sept. 10, 2021 at the Seabees Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.

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(PSS) — Headed by Senior Director Rizalina P. Liwag, Ed.D, the Public School System’s Office of Accountability, Research and Evaluation or PSS-ARE held a professional development session Tuesday on building a bridge between the data systems from Head Start/Early Head Start Program and kinder…