DISASTER DRILL-Two firefighters carry an “injured plane crash survivor” from a “plane crash” site during the Commonwealth Ports Authority’s full-scale Triennial Airport Disaster Drill at a demonstration site near the airport runway last Friday. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)
TASI TO TABLE GOES TO TINIAN-Walter Mendez of the CNMI Public School System’s Mental Health Team demonstrates a stress and anxiety management technique at Tasi to Table Tinian’s first program meeting on April 24 at the Tinian Junior/Senior High School. TTT Tinian’s four-month pilot program aims to give high school students an opportunity to earn elective credit hours toward graduation while learning the joys of fishing. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)
DFEMS/NMC FIRE ACADEMY-Northern Marianas College interim president Frankie Eliptico, seated left, and Department and Fire and Emergency Medical Services Commissioner Dennis Mendiola, seated right, sign a memorandum of agreement on Monday that identifies how the agencies will work cooperatively to carry out the DFEMS/NMC Fire Academy. Those who complete the academy will be able to earn college credits that can be used toward the completion of their associate degree. (NMC)
DRUG COURT MONTH-May has been declared CNMI Drug Court Month. In this photo, Gov. Ralph DLG Torres, fourth from right, signs the proclamation yesterday at the CNMI Drug Court’s office at the Karidat Social Services Center in Chalan Kanoa. Torres was joined at the event by Senate President Jude Hofschneider (R-Tinian), House Speaker Edmund Villagomez (Ind-Saipan), U.S. District Court for the NMI Chief Judge Ramona Manglona, first lady Diann Torres, Lt. Gov. Arnold I. Palacios, CNMI Supreme Court Chief Justice Alexandro Castro, and associate justices John Manglona and Perry Inos. (JOSHUA SANTOS)
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