Profile of Melissa Jenkins

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  • Baking dreams come true

    After learning to make mini cakes and selling them to her great-grandmother for a dollar, a young Leah knew she would continue her enterprise. In ...

  • Creating a respectful workplace

    It’s your first day at a new job as a construction worker. You drive to the location and climb out to meet your new colleagues. You notice you’re ...

  • Harbour Grace family raising asthma awareness

    In May 2014, eight-year-old Matthew had a spasm in his lungs and stopped breathing. He is asthmatic. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of ...

  • Harbour Grace boy a miracle child

    The now 10-year-old had been airlifted to the Janeway Children's Health and Rehabilitation Centre after a brush with death. He had a spasm in his ...

  • Bay Roberts swimmer shows promise

    The 13-year-old Bay Roberts girl is a proud member of her team and has been ever since she began swimming competitively at age 10. "I was always ...

  • Not 'a little OCD'

    It was created initially in 2010 to debunk the stigmas and stereotypes around mental illnesses, and has grown into a multi-million dollar ...

  • Local therapy dog evaluator has love for animals

    The Blaketown native has fostered loads of cats and dogs over the past decade and made a career out of helping them. His current job title is dog ...

  • Flooding still an issue on Carbonear street

    Area resident Aiden Nugent is fed up with the dangers the slippery ice presents and wants to see something done about it. From the end of ...

  • UPDATE: Snow blocking Cupids' community mailboxes causing concerns

    A resident in the area has been making phone calls since yesterday trying to get a path shovelled. Just after lunch time, she confirmed to The ...

  • Poseidon shines at home

    For some it was their first meet, for others an opportunity to get some personal best times and reach the top of the podium. That’s exactly what ...