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SSC Newspaper : August 2010
An Independent Catholic School in the Dominican Tradition Girls K-12, Boys K-4 90 The Boulevarde Strathfield 2135 www.ssc.nsw.edu.au Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Book your place for our next College Tour on Thursday 19 August Contact Margaret Molloy, Coordinator of Admissions on 9745 7030 a wide range of academic programs • internatonal immersion experiences • excellent HSC results and tertary • optons spiritual nurturing & commitment • to Social Justce extensive leadership & co-curricular • opportunites Outdoor Educaton programs for • developing resilience Santa Sabina College ofers: So many opportunites, so much choice ... A direct private school bus service is available from Padstow, Gymea, Miranda, Sylvania, Blakehurst, Hurstville and Beverley Hills to Strathfeld. 2 Strathfield Scene "Russian youth is becoming integrated into Australian culture, that is why our numbers are dwindling.” – Nicholas Agishev, President of the Strathfield Russian Club WHAT WAS THE BEST THING ABOUT YOUR FATHER? His generosity and good nature WHAT'S YOUR MOST POPULAR DISH? Burgers and chips WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE FOOD? I don't eat burgers and chips. I like sandwiches and Lebanese food WHAT DO YOU COOK AT HOME? I don't cook, I only make instant coffee. BEST THING ABOUT YOUR JOB? Old customers coming in and telling me their memories of the shop. And seeing people happy after a good meal. WORST THING ABOUT YOUR JOB? Long hours WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES? Rest and television ANY REGRETS? Not enough holidays. I've been working too long. HOW LONG UNTIL NORM'S CLOSES? Not much longer. A couple of years and then I'll leave. WILL ANYONE TAKE IT OVER? No, my five kids aren't interested. It'll be something else. WHAT WILL YOU DO WHEN YOU RETIRE? Stay home and fix up my house Big Splash Media PO Box 263, Potts Point, NSW 1335, Australia +61 2 9299 8699 CONTACT US: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com The Strathfield Scene is published on behalf of Strathfield Council by Big Splash Media. Copyright Big Splash Media. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part without permission is strictly prohibited. Opinions expressed are those of writers and advertisers not necessarily those of the publisher or Strathfield Council. Information provided is believed correct at time of going to press. The publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited pictures or manuscripts. August 2010 Talk To STraThfield aT our new communiTy webSiTe WELCOME 5 MINUTES WITH... from ruSSia wiTh love... Publisher: Peter Lynch Editor: Natalie O'Brien Art Director: Kerry Alice Sub Editor: Mark Chipperfield Reporters: Matt Khoury (editor- at-large), Bernadette Chua Pictures: Bob King Advertising Manager: Peter Wagstaff 02 9299 8697 arthur stanton, 52 was born just months after his father opened Norms, his landmark milk bar. He's still working there. NEWS 3 COUNCIL NEWS 6 THE BIG ISSUE 9 Attacks on our councillors FOOD 11 New food precinct BUSINESS 12 Banks fght for sMEs PROPERTY SPECIAL 13 spring sales guide WHAT'S ON 18 Win tickets to Indian Festival CALENDAR 19 August's events CONTENTS The Russian Club celebrated its 86th Birthday on August 1 with around 100 members congregating at the Strathfield location, despite dwindling membership numbers. Love where you live ... but NEED A NEW HOME Master Builders and Designers of prestigious architectural designed homes. Allow us ti design a home ot suit your needs, whether you have a 10 metre frontage or acre- age, require a single level, 2-3 storey or split level luxury residence ... we have the expertise and desire to please. At Binet Homes we can also design and build a beautiful swimming pool, tennis court and landscaping to complete the entire package ... with the assistance of our superior interior design ser vice. FREE QUOTE AND SITE INSPECTION PH: 9868 3222 M: 0412 822 608 www.binethomes.com.au DISPLAY HOMES KINGSCO PLACE, CASTLE HILL INSPECT MONDAY & FRIDAY 1 4PM; WEDNESDAY 2 5PM BINET HOMES BuildersLicence No. 4443