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Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing or Possession of Queen Conch to Begin June 1

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries reminds the public of the upcoming seasonal prohibition of fishing for queen conch…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Central High Closed Thursday and Friday

St. Croix Central High School will be closed on Thursday and Friday due to an equipment failure that has affected electricity in major portions of the school, according to the Education Department.

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2016-05-25 22:40:55
JFL Hospital Bypassed Board for Questionable Bonuses

Recently ousted JFL Hospital CEO Ken Okolo and the current CFO received bonuses of $25,000 and $15,000 without approval by the hospital's governing board, hospital officials told senators Tuesday.

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2016-05-25 10:02:19
The Bookworm: 'On the Origins of Sports'

Why are games played like they are, with different balls and a field of certain size? “On the Origins of Sports” by Gary Belsky & Neil Fine explains those and many other head-scratchers.

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2016-05-24 23:06:20
Deaths — St. Croix
Charles Vincent Jeffers Dies at 64

Charles Vincent Jeffers
Charles Vincent Jeffers

Charles Vincent Jeffers of Bellevue died on Nov. 6, at his residence. He was 64 years old.

He is survived by his brothers: George, Orville and Kelvin Jeffers, and Samuel, Alford, Evanston, Eugene, Owen and Anthony Seabrooks; sisters: Patricia, Justina, Sharmaine and Jennifer Jeffers; children: Nicky, Rohan, Elizabeth, Jessica and Sean Jeffers; and grandchild: Dominic Jeffers. He is also survived by nieces: Josetta, Maurine, Jackie, Lorie and Ursula Jeffers; nephews: Malford and Justin Jeffers, Chrone Flemming, and Jamie, Morris, Ian, Ron and Marvin Jeffers; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Special thanks go to Paula Lynch, Iva Parree, Euletta Iansle, Sydney Sadio, the staff at Sterling Optical, Helena Strker-Phipps and family, Jessica Rawlins, Dr. Assefa, John Milnes, the Parry family on St. Thomas, Judith and family, and Vincent.
A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov.14, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Christiansted. Cremation will follow.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
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