Residents share their favorite spreads, well-wishes, and thoughts about the true meaning of Thanksgiving in Guam. Mark Scott/PDN
Tropical storm warning issued
A tropical storm warning was issued for Guam Wednesday afternoon as Tropical Storm Man-Yi approached the area.
Emergency officials urged residents to prepare for the storm, which was expected to make its closest point of approach south of the island on Thursday afternoon. Read more on the weather system here.
Poll: Typhoon Prep
Have you done anything to prepare for Tropical Storm Man-Yi? Poll closes 3 p.m. Nov. 22, 2018.
Closed for Thanksgiving Day
November 22, 2018 is Thanksgiving Day. The following businesses will observe Thanksgiving and be closed for the exception of Philippine National Bank.
- Pacific Daily News: Closed.
- Government of Guam: Closed.
- Federal government: Closed.
- US Post Offices: Closed.
- Most banks/credit unions are closed. Philippine National Bank is open at 4 p.m.
- Mass transit: No service.
Nov. 23 is a holiday for GovGuam
Gov. Eddie Calvo has declared Nov. 23, the Friday after Thanksgiving, as a holiday for the government of Guam. Read more here.
Blues music benefit concert Saturday
The Micronesia Blues Society celebrates its 28th birthday with “Blues for Tinian and Saipan,” a benefit concert for the victims of Super Typhoon Yutu.
The concert begins at 5 p.m. to midnight Nov. 24 at the Tower of London Pub, located across Ypao Beach Park, Tumon village.
Admission is free and must be over 21. Donations will be solicited for the Salvation Army CNMI Typhoon Yutu Relief Fund.
Acoustic duo, Lancheros, begin at 5 p.m. with “Strolling for Dollars,” performing Blues and Chamorro songs from table to table. At 8 p.m. performances by Yigo Slim, “The Yigolos,” John Hoffman and the Icebreakers.
For more information about the benefit concert contact John Hoffman at 788-4413 or email [email protected]
Power of Thanks Concert luncheon, silent auction
The second annual Power of Thanks Concert luncheon and silent auction will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Nov 25 at Guam Community College MPA, building.
Tickets are available for $40 for adults, $20 for 6 to 12 and five and under are free. Call 688-4752 for tickets or visit Eventbrite for online purchase. For more info. contact Juanita Blaz at 688-4752.
The results of 43 samples taken by the Guam Environmental Protection Agency on Nov. 20 identified that the following recreational waters were polluted above the accepted bacteriological standards:
- Asan – Asan Bay Beach
- Inarajan – Inarajan Bay, Inarajan Pool
- Merizo – Merizo Pier – Mamaon Channel
- Piti – Piti Bay, Santos Memorial
- Talofofo – Talofofo Bay, Togcha Bay
- Umatac – Toguan Bay
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