General News

schWed, 15/08/2012 - 11:57am

The Myall University of the Third Age has a very interesting set of presentations coming up on 17 th and 24 th August and Sept 14 th , entitled “Four Centuries of London Life”. Prepared by John Fitzgerald to coincide with the Olympic games, this is a multi-part multi-media presentation of the working, social and cultural lives of the people of London through four centuries, from 16 th to 19 th . Many hours of preparation have gone into this, and John has delved into his vast collection of movies, music and recorded documentaries to bring this to us....

schSat, 21/07/2012 - 11:41am

The second semester of Myall U3A commences on Monday 16th July, and programmes for this will be sent in the next few days. All the regular classes will be running, as well as an extremely entertaining line-up of Friday presentations. Among the many highlights this semester is a concert entitled “Classics and Jazz” with David Miller from the Sydney Conservatorium on 4th August.

dougkSun, 08/07/2012 - 9:55pm

Many of you may know that North Arm Cove local, Allan Foy has been a participant in many of the fine musical productions of the Taree Arts Council. He has recently alerted us to details of their upcoming production.

The Taree Arts Council has a record of over half a century of theatre productions and consistently achieves a high standard. Already this year they have presented Dimboola . Last year it was On Golden Pond and the year before Miss Saigon

In rehearsals now for staging this coming November is the musical The Full...

dougkTue, 15/05/2012 - 3:20pm

These fees are on display for public comment for the next 3 weeks, until close of business Thursday 7 June 2012.

You are encouraged to review the new proposed fees for our hall and if you have any comment on them, to contact Council. (The fee for 2 hours becomes $16.)

markwWed, 09/05/2012 - 4:41pm

View photos of the Karuah ANZAC day function. Who do you recognise?

Accessing VAST free to airmarkwWed, 09/05/2012 - 3:44pm

Free satellite service (VAST) is available to some North Arm Cove residents.

Commercial channels are available after approval.

The box and card cost $279 plus delivery.

You need a satellite dish – it uses the same satellite as used for Aurora and Foxtel


How to apply for VAST free to air satellite service

open this link:

http://www.digitalready.gov.au/home.aspx

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dougkSun, 18/03/2012 - 5:55pm

Issue Number 2 of the Karuah East Quarry Community Newsletter is available for downloading ...

dougkWed, 07/03/2012 - 9:40pm

An Application for Planning Approval and a supporting Environmental Assessment Report (EAR) have been submitted to the NSW Department of Planning and lnfrastructure (DoPl) for a proposed quarry approximately 3 km north of Karuah.

dougkSat, 25/02/2012 - 12:50pm

Today, before local dignitaries plus a swag of enthusiastic locals, the North Arm Cove Website was officially launched.


(Pictured here l-r: Tony Hann, chair of the web committee, Len Yearsley, President of the Residents Association, Councillor Len Roberts, Mayor Jan McWilliams, Council GM Glenn Handford, Doug Kohlhoff, web developer and Craig Baumann MP.)

The SL KaruahtonyhFri, 10/02/2012 - 11:09am

Thomas Savery, a military engineer, patented the first steam engine in 1698. The principle of harnessing steam power developed rapidly and James Watt patented a much improved engine in 1769 which became the concept employed for rail and boat power. This was followed shortly after by an American engineer, John Fitch, who started trials on the Delaware River with a 45' steamboat in 1787. Steam drove machinery of all kinds for 150 years, until the superior efficiency and better power to weight ratio offered by internal combustion engines saw their demise for general use. However, there remains an ongoing interest...

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