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Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Ends On Dec. 7

The VI SHIP/Medicare program has announced that Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare can make changes to their…

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died Saturday after a long illness, with his wife Patricia at his side

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2014-10-22 23:17:02
Ferry and Sailboat Collide Near Red Hook

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between Varlack Venture’s ferry, Capitol Venture, and the 65-foot sailboat New Horizons. The collision occurred Wednesday, according to the Coast Guard.

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2014-10-22 22:25:56
Deaths — St. Croix
Michael Brady Sr. Dead at 84

Michael Brady Sr.
Michael Brady Sr.

Michael Brady Sr., also known as “Andrew,” “Mike” and “Mickey,” died on Sept. 7, at his residence. He was 84 years old.

He is survived by his spouse, Sylvia Brady; sons: Michael, Dwight and Neal; daughters-in-law: Celsa, Elaine, Sylvia, Renee and Shirley; grandchildren: Sakina Roberson, Cherie Ross, Erica Jones, Angel Felix, Desiree, Angela, Kai, David, Andrew, Shayna, Devin, Tony, Chad, Michael III, Kyle, Andre, Neal Jr., Keisha and Dwight Jr.; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters: Cleopha Bennett, Leona Brady Watson, Arieline Rames, Joan Dandridge, Lithia and Donna Brady; and brothers: Ben Hur, Paul, John David and Victor Brady. He is also survived by sisters-in-law: Dolores, Eugenia and Janine Brady; brother-in-law, Curneall Watson; nieces: Gail Chiang, Melody Rames, Paulette Perkins, Helen Forbes, Maureen Brady, Bronwyn Parker and Mariel Goodman; nephews: Kevin, Jason and Stewart Rames, Vaughn and Brian Brady, Eugene Phillip, John Jr. Brady, Melvin and Marvin Forbes, Paul Brady Jr., Derrick, Neal and Jay Watson, and Hillary Dandridge. Other survivors include cousins and other relatives: Gus Moorehead, Dr. Claudius and Annie Henry, Lester and Lloyd Henry, Ingle Henry, Joan Nielsen, Rita and Randall Hendrickson, Erie Santos, and the Henry, Golden, Begraff and Christian families; special Friends: Hildred Carlos, Emeline Sprankle, Felton and Soria Warner, Elwood Mercer, Ed and Candie Collins, and Stanley Marshall; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held at 10 a.m. and a funeral service at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Holy Cross Catholic Church.  
Professional services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
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