288 Stanley St, North WardMs Tonner said they had extensively renovated the house to capitalise on the views.“We completely built a brand new kitchen and we renovated it to be able to maximise those views,” she said.“Waking every morning to those views just starts your day off in the best possible way.”Ms Tonner said the house had been a great family home.“It has great family living with separate zones and indoor, outdoor living,” she said.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020“We have two young girls and we could have everything for them from a trampoline to a swimming pool and them we turned downstairs into the ultimate kid splay zone with a big toy room. 288 Stanley St, North WardA NORTH WARD house that has been extensively renovated to make the most of it’s panoramic views has hit the market.288 Stanley St, North Ward is for sale for $1.35 million and has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and two car spaces.It’s located ion an exclusive pocket of properties providing privacy while also having ocean views.Owner Vicki Tonner said they had loved the privacy of the property while still being close the CBD and The Strand.“It’s like being in your own private sanctuary,” she said.“It’s very convenient while also being very private because you can walk to the city or Gregory St.” 288 Stanley St, North Ward“It’s a beautiful Queenslander that captures all the breezes and has beautiful views out to Magnetic Island and Castle Hill.“The interior that Vicki has done is very elegant and it’s lovely sitting in the loungeroom and looking out to Magnetic Island with all the French doors open.” 288 Stanley St, North Ward“The people we bought the house off had lived in it for a long time then we put a lot of love into it so we hope the next family that lives there gets as much joy out of it as we did.”The house is on a flat 810 sqm block with landscaped gardens and an in ground swimming pool.There is multiple indoor and outdoor living areas spread out over the house’s two levels.The newly renovated kitchen has gas cooking, butlers pantry, island bench, stone composite tops and European appliances.All four bedrooms are large with the master bedroom having a walk-in wardrobe.M Property agents Emma Nancarrow and Tracey Stack are marketing the property and said it was a great family home in a sought after location.“It provides great privacy and is nestled between some of Townsville’s most prestigious homes,” she said. 288 Stanley St, North Ward
A lawyer in Florida announced that he will be traveling to different beaches around Florida dressed up as the Grim Reaper in order to warn people to keep social distancing on beaches as states reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic.Daniel Uhlfelder made the announcement via Twitter:Many of you have asked if I am willing to travel around Florida wearing Grim Reaper attire to the beaches and other areas of the state opening up prematurely. The answer is absolutely yes. Beginning May 1 we will hit the road here in state. Please retweet and spread the word. pic.twitter.com/UO7QKg161n— Daniel Uhlfelder (@DWUhlfelderLaw) April 22, 2020
Mac users groupmeets SaturdayNORWALK – The Whittier Area Macintosh Users Group will meet here from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at 12722 Woods Ave.Members will demonstrate the new operating system from Apple called OS X “Leopard.” They will also answer questions and discuss Apple news.All are welcome to attend.For more information, call (562) 943-4919 or visit www.geocities.com/wamug.Up to speedon labor laws?The Santa Fe Springs Chamber of Commerce and Industrial League is sponsoring a 2008 Labor Law Update seminar from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 4 at the Radisson Whittier Hotel, 7320 Greenleaf Ave.Topics include wages and hours, leaves of absence and discrimination.The state Legislature, regulatory agencies and courts at the state and federal level have been changing the way you must do business. Learn the new ins and outs from Paul Fleck of the law firm Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo.Seating is limited. The cost is $50 for chamber members and $75 for nonmembers and includes breakfast.Register and pay online 24 hours a day at www.sfschamber.com and clicking on “events” or call (562) 944-1616.Holiday boutiquevendors soughtNORWALK – Vendors are being sought for a holiday boutique from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive.Crafters who knit, crochet, work with wood, make greeting cards or other goods can register to sell their wares.A table for those 50 or older costs $10. For those younger than 50, a table costs $20.The event is free and open to the public.For more information or to register, call (562) 929-5580.Make a differencefor women awardSoroptimist International of Whittier is seeking applicants for its Making a Difference for Women Award. Eligible nominees are women who, through professional or personal activities, make extraordinary impacts and improve the lives of women and girls.The winner of the club-level award will compete for additional kudos at other levels of the Soroptimist International organization.Nominations should be turned in by Nov. 20.For more information, call Carol Fleck at (562) 698-1272.– From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre For information on the watch program, visit www.nwnw.info.Pork feast tobenefit veteransSANTA FE SPRINGS – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3752 invites you to make a pig of yourselves.Enjoy stuffed pork loin with all the fixings from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the post, 11912 Rivera Road.Family, friends and neighbors are welcome. The cost is $5.95. All proceeds benefit veterans.For more information, call (562) 698-9059. The North Whittier Neighborhood Watch will host its eighth Night Out beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday at 13597 Ankerton Ave.The purpose is for neighbors to get acquainted and establish a safer neighborhood for children, youths and senior citizens.California Highway Patrol officers, as well as sheriff’s deputies and representatives from Supervisor Gloria Molina’s office will be present.Several houses in the Neighborhood Watch area were burglarized in October. If residents see suspicious individuals in the area, they should call the Sheriff’s Department at (626) 330-3322.