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Re-elected for Paros: Yiannis Rangoussis -- Elected for Antiparos: Iannis Levendakis
Nr. 98 - November 2006  
Election Results
In the local elections held on October 15th, Mayor Yiannis Rangoussis and his party “Enotita gia to Mellon” (Unity for the Future) achieved a clear victory with 67.66% of the vote for Paros, while Iannis Levendakis was elected as President of the Antiparos Community with 50.06% of the vote. Dimitris Bailos was re-elected Prefect of the Cyclades and Grigoria Protolati was again appointed Eparchos.
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What’s on in November
Schedule of events - November 2006
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Despite the weather, the International Women’s Organization of Paros walk from Drios to Logaras on October 11th was well attended. The next event is a celebration of the feast of St. Martin on November 11th.
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Not Just Bird Seed...
Nutritionist Sarah Dobbyn introduces millet and quinoa.
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Letters to the Editor
The Paros Library, Hello to Piso Livadi.
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Our New Air Ambulance
On Friday October 13th at 6pm an enthusiastic crowd of residents welcomed the new air ambulance at Paros airport.
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Archbishop’s Visit
Five hundred pilgrims, headed by Archbishop Christodoulos of Athens and All Greece, came to Paros to attend Holy Mass at the church of the Ekatontapyliani in October.
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What Are You Thankful For?
Victoria King-Kondos celebrates “Thanksgiving” and explores the meaning behind the holiday.
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Aliki Christmas Bazaar
Once again this year there will be an Open House at Patricia Clarkson’s Aliki home on November 24, 25 and 26 from 10am to 8pm with the proceeds going to the Aliki pre-school.
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Health Centre Update
In early summer 2006 the Municipality of Paros purchased an ultrasound machine for the Health Centre in Paroikia, which is now in use in the office of the heart specialist Dr Dimitris Xanthis.
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3rd Paros Tennis Open 2006
On Friday October 13th, the 3rd Paros Open came to an end after the finals that took place at the courts of the Porto Paros Hotel in Kolymbithres.
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Naxos Women’s Association 20th Anniversary
Founded in 1986 by a group of 38 young Naxian women, this year the Naxos Women’s Association – today numbering more than 175 members – celebrates its 20th anniversary with a couple of events organized in November and December.
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British Expats for ITV Documentary
ITV is offering homesick British ex-pats the chance to come home for Christmas!
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Gourmet Corner
Chef Iannis Barbaris from the Paros Agnanti Gourmet Restaurant shares some of his favourite recipes with Paros Life readers. This month: Chicken with Shrimps.
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RE/MAX Reception
On Wednesday 27th of September RE/MAX held a very well attended reception at the Pandrossos Hotel to celebrate their two years of existence on Paros.
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AMEAI Blessing
The AMEAI Centre in Naoussa for People with Special Needs & Abilities re-opened for the winter on Monday, October 2nd with a blessing by local priests.
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It’s All Greek to Me!
Iris Papathanasiou does this month’s summary of the local Greek press.
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Local Parian Cheese
The first of a series of articles by Elsa Sarri-van der Linden and Silvia Lubitz-Skaramagkas about local products from the Union of Agricultural Cooperatives of Paros.
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Protective Lenses for Computer Users
Are you are a computer user and worried about the effect of radiation and glare from your PC on your eyes, or suffering from headaches as a result of long hours in front of the screen?
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Deutsche Ecke (German Corner)
Continuing from the October issue, this month we publish summaries on cremation in Greece, free legal and psychotherapy counselling offered by the Goethe Institute, and the Senior Citizen’s Home “Koroneos” in Athens, extracted from the news-sheets of the German Contact and Information Centre.
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Promote Your Business on the Web, New Primary School, Paros Nautical Club (NOP), Winter Shop Hours.
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Typos Paros (Paros Press)
Typos Paros, the new printing facility (“typografeio”) on the road from Paroikia to Naoussa has been operating since spring this year.
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Cycladic Audiovisual Archives
The cultural organization “CYCLOS, Cycladic Audiovisual Archives” (“KYKLOS, Kykladika Optiko-Akoustika Arxeia) has already begun the collection of material which will continue through the winter.
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Donovan’s Autobiography
Christmas is coming... and here’s one idea for a gift - Donovan’s autobiography is available at Amazon and other major book sellers.
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