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Collapse Issue 485 - 23 Dec 2019Issue 485 - 23 Dec 2019
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Proposal to divert dredging funds
Proposal for nine flats approved without debate
National Park closed due to bushfire danger
High risk fishing locations identified
Crouch appointed Secretary for the Central Coast
Surfer breaks leg at Umina Beach
Yacht runs aground in smoke haze
Conservation group donates trees to Peninsula
Woman's 100th birthday celebration attracts 120
Koala project group has first meeting
Water quality good around the Peninsula, says council
Money for Killcare roadworks
Men's Shed seeks approval for larger workshop
Council defers adoption of consolidated planning
Hall improvements in time for centenary celebrations
Holstein calls for discussion about water restrictions
Acknowledged as a 'hidden treasure'
Aboriginal engagement day at PCYC
Christmas lights competition winners announced
Seaside Cinema at Killcare
Bushfire donations raised at nursing home
New Year's Eve events to support bushfire victims
Christmas lunch for Mary Mac's volunteers
Life saving president speaks to Rotary club
Rotary sells 275 Christmas trees in Woy Woy
Christmas Eve carols
We have painted ourselves into a corner
Corrupt process too often means no community loyalty
Non-compliance is to the benefit of the developer only
Lack of understanding of roundabout problem
Beyond the tipping point
Nurse recognised in State awards
Bowling club raises $4000 for research
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Day trip to Archibald Prize exhibition
Art by the Sea becomes Five Lands Exhibition
Five named in HSC Merits List
Students build bookshelves from flat-packs
Students to restore remnant native bushland
Ethics teachers wanted for Kindergarten
'Better way' for transition to retirement
Staff changes at Woy Woy campus
Ag students visit Forbes
Student given phone for good attendance
Responses to letters to Santa
Students take part in multicultural games
Students visit science circus
College wins zone sports day
Large hampers donated for bushfire relief
Peninsula wins two touch titles
PCYC boxers win their divisions
Local surfers compete at interbranch championships
Jemma Smith competes for State
Boardriders seek children for Grommets program
Killcare surf club members qualify
Smith wins silver in ocean paddling
New coach at soccer club
Ocean Beach compete at surf boat carnival
Southern Spirit lose first innings in round 12
Patron's Graded Pairs
Two are named Bowler of the Year
Five kilometre run on Christmas Day
Umina bowler of the year
Southern Spirit holds pink stumps day
Everglades Men win mid-week triples
Soccer club seeks volunteers

Woman's 100th birthday celebration attracts 120

More than 120 relatives, friends and well-wishers gathered at Everglades Country Club on December 7 to celebrate the 100th birthday of Umina woman Ms Vera Joyce Tee.

Guests travelled from as far as Ballina, Narromine, Orange and Canowindra to attend the celebration.

Ms Tee's daughter in law, Ms Susan Tee, said it was a wonderful afternoon.

"Tributes were paid by her sons Don and Frank and Uniting Church minister Mr Neville Gray.

"In response, Joyce (as she prefers to be known) made an excellent speech from memory as she forgot to take her notes," Susan said.

Ms Tee was born in Canowindra NSW in 1919.

One of nine children, she was the youngest daughter but the middle child.

Her baby brother Len is now 93 and lives in Orange.

"Joyce and her husband Reg moved to Umina Beach in 1964 to provide two of their four children with a career.

"Their son Colin passed away in 1980 and she lost her husband Reg in 1993.

"She has three children, daughter Zoane and sons Frank and Don, with six grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren," Susan said.

"Joyce is a stalwart of the Ettalong Uniting Church and still attends regularly on a Sunday morning, thanks to her friend Robin Dyer who picks her up."

"Joyce still lives in her own home and is bright as a button.

"She still cooks, goes shopping every second Monday and loves having friends and family come visit," Susan said.

She said Ms Tee was appreciative of those who had helped to get her to this milestone, including her doctor, her family and Legacy and Kincare staff.

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