Community Briefs – August 16, 2018


Veterans affairs visit to Saipan

A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits counselor will be at the CNMI Military/Veterans Affairs Office on Sept. 5, 2018, from 9am to 4pm. The benefits counselor will be available to answer benefits questions, and assist with the claim process. The CNMI Military/Veterans Affairs Office is located at 1364 Anatahan Dr., Capital Hill, Saipan. If you have questions, contact Bernadita Dela Cruz at (670) 664-2650/2651. (PR)

MHS back gate to be used

Marinas High School said the back entrance gate (Texas Road) will be opened for student drop off and pick up.  Gates will be open for morning drop off during school days between 7:15am and 8:30am and after school pick up between 3:15pm and 4:30pm.  When using back entrance gate, parents are to make the first right turn upon entering the back gate.  This will bring you to a loop around the gym where you can drop or pick up students. A guard will be present to direct traffic. (PR

Survivors, caregivers support meeting today

All people facing cancer, their family members, and caregivers are invited to the Commonwealth Cancer Association monthly support meeting today, Aug. 16, 2018, starting at 5:30pm at the Hyatt Regency Saipan’s Chamolinian Room. Guest speaker for the meeting will be Dr. William Moss, ENT specialist at the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. To RSVP or for more information, call the CCA at 682-0050 or email at (PR)

Public library closed on Aug. 25

The Joeten-Kiyu Public Library will be closed on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in celebration of CNMI Labor Day. The library will reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. For the latest news and events, visit the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library’s website at and like and/or follow JKPL’s Facebook page, @joeten kiyu. Follow us on Instagram @joetenkiyu. The library’s hours of operation are as follows: from Tuesday to Friday, from 10am to 6pm; Saturday, from 9am to 4pm; and closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays. (PR)

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