Community Briefs – July 20, 2016


Military exercises at FDM on July 21
The CNMI Emergency Operations Center in conjunction with U.S. Naval Forces Marianas (N3) Guam, would like to inform the general public that the U.S. Military Unit will be conducting military exercises at Farallon de Mendinilla on July 21 from 9am to 9pm.

The general location of this activity will be at FDM on a 12-nautical mile radius on all quadrants.

Due to the danger imposed by these activities, Gov. Ralph DLG Torres is strongly advising the general public especially fishermen, commercial pilots and marine tour operators to stay away from these areas during the time and dates indicated.

The cooperation and understanding of the general public is greatly appreciated. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the CNMI Emergency Operation Center- Dispatch Center at telephone number (670) 237-8000, VHF MARINE CHNL 16, and HF Single Side Band Radio on 5.205.0 or dial CNMI 211 for this advisory. (PR)

JKPL offering Chamorro language classes
Are you interested in learning the basics of Chamorro? Or do you speak Chamorro or understand Chamorro, and just want to practice your Chamorro language skills?

Well, CNMI Motheread/Fatheread Family Literacy Program is pleased to offer a free Beginner’s Chamorro Literacy Class held at your friendly Joeten-Kiyu Public Library this summer!
Read and borrow books translated into Chamorro from our award-winning Motheread/Fatheread curriculum. Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday for the month of July from 5pm to 6pm.

Please call 235-7319/783-7678/285-9666 or email us at and sign up today. (PR)

SSHS orientation on Aug. 9 and 10
Saipan Southern High School’s orientation dates for new and returning students will be on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, 1:30 pm or Wednesday, Aug. 10, 1:30pm. (PR)

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