Sunday April 24th: “Good News” Spotlight

April 24, 2016

News that Jah-Nhai Perinchief broke Nicky Saunders’ long standing Bermuda Junior National Record high jump, Bermuda was cited by Condé Nast Traveler‎ as one of the “15 Best Islands for Foodies,” the international cast of ‘Up With People’ was welcomed to Bermuda, and Temptations has re-opened in St. George’s following renovations were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.

In other good news, 13 of Bermuda’s talented young athletes were presented with Junior Athlete Sponsorship Awards, Trey Simons was named the Men’s Track MVP for the the 2016 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Track & Field Championship, and the Dog Training Club of Bermuda donated $6,500 to local causes following agility competitions held at the Ag Show.

Additional good news stories included Nahki Wells scoring his 18th goal of the season, Bermudian Jenaya Wade-Fray scoring 30 points for her Brixton Topcats team to claim the final spot in the playoffs in the Women’s British Basketball League Championship, a group of Somersfield Academy students raising awareness of the need for blood donation, and Royal Caribbean announcing its Bermuda cruises for the 2017/18 season.

GN cover April 24th 2016

We also posted various community photo galleries, including coverage of the reopening of Temptations following its renovations, cricket, football, Up With People’s visit to Cabinet, the BIU block party, the CedarBridge career fair and more.

In an effort to highlight some of positive news happening in our community, we supplement our standard morning and evening email newsletters with a special Sunday “Good News” email newsletter edition, which strictly focuses on the positive news from the past week.

You can sign up to have the free newsletter delivered via email here, and/or access the links below. In addition, for those who like positive news, please feel free to visit our sister site, which seeks to showcase the best of Bermuda as well as provide information and listings for visitor related services.

Links to some of the ‘good news’ from the past week are below:

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