Profile of Melissa Jenkins

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  • Carbonear woman a young humanitarian

    Late last month, the third-year medical school student was named the Red Cross Newfoundland and Labrador Young Humanitarian of the Year award at ...

  • He we come a-janneying

    For a number of years there have been rumours residents of the town were going to step up and host the first of its kind in the region. "This was ...

  • Pinkston Forge moves to new home

    The building was built in 1889, and was last operated by Pinkston’s father, a blacksmith, through the 1970s. He died in 1997. Although it had not ...

  • Fifth Disease reported in CBN region

    Parents from some Conception Bay North communities have told The Compass this week that they have heard reports of Fifth Disease at some local ...

  • Twenty years united, 200 years of history

    Today, that group -Placentia Volunteer Fire Department - is 30 men strong. On Saturday, Nov. 29, spouses, municipal, provincial and federal ...

  • A mother's horrific tale of birth

    The 26-year-old Bay Roberts resident was rushed to surgery on Oct. 30, after what she refers to as a hospital error that almost led to her and ...

  • Local leaders concerned about 911 'middleman'

    But some are not as excited to see it arrive as others. Harbour Grace Deputy Mayor Sonia Williams is also an emergency medical responder (EMR) ...

  • Preparing for flu season

    "I swear by it," he told a Compass reporter on Nov. 19 after finishing up with the day's patients. "I look at it as health insurance - just ...

  • CBN is being hit by the jingle bug, again

    Reports are coming in from Carbonear and Harbour Grace of bags of toys, animal treats and household items being left on doorsteps, spreading ...

  • New firefighter Melissa O'Keefe suiting up

    Melissa O'Keefe, a 29-year-old mother of one young son, submitted her application at the last minute, just in time for the department's weekly ...