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VITRAN Bus Service Suspended on Halloween After 5 p.m.

VITRAN’s fixed route bus service will be suspended at 5 p.m. on St. Thomas and St. Croix on Friday, Oct.…

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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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Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers, and an emphasis on continuing education and teacher certification.

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2014-10-30 22:38:35
Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
DeJongh, Atlantic Basin Official, Sign Operating Agreement for Refinery

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and principals of Atlantic Basin Refining VI signed an operating agreement Wednesday that, once approved by the Legislature, will begin the process of restarting the oil refinery on St. Croix's south shore.

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2014-10-29 20:13:06
Deaths — St. Croix
Jeanne Luanne Todmann Dead at 58

Jeanne Luanne Todmann
Jeanne Luanne Todmann

Jeanne Luanne Todmann, also known as “Lu-Lu” or “Mama Lu," of Little Princess died on June 1, at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital. She was 58 years old.

She is survived by her mother, Mavis Sarita Roebuck-Todmann; father, Dawes A. Todman; daughters: Alexis Leycock and Lana Liburd; stepdaughter, Lindris Liburd; son, St. Clair Liburd Jr.; grandchildren: Alleah Hendricks, Troy Hendricks Jr. and Daejon Liburd; step grandchildren: Ajahdae and Akaylah Edmunds; daughter-in-law, Cristel Rodriguez; son-in-law, Troy Hendricks Sr.; sisters: Michele Todmann-Hendricks, Dutchelle Drummond, Etta Todmann and Ulette Todmann-Hodge; and brothers: Dawes Todmann and Michael Todmann. She is also survived by brothers-in-law: Gilbert Hendricks Sr., Okemo Hodge and Ernie Drummond; nieces: Erica Hendricks, Eurece Hendricks, Jovina Drummond-Joseph, Joanne Drummond and Jovianna Drummond; nephews: Dawes Todmann, Jovan Drummond, Gilbert Hendricks Jr., Michael Christensen, Theo Todmann, Okimba Williams, Khasim Rivera, Kimari Jackson and Ernie Drummond Jr.; great nieces: DeLani Carrington, Larece Williams, Kiyana Rivera, Kha'Neisa Rivera, Okeisha Williams, China Drummond and Kei'arah Benjamin; great nephews: Dale Carrington, Erin Carrington, Gilbert Hendricks III, Karma'ni Joseph, Karaja'ni Joseph, Karmo'ri Joseph, Je'vaunte Curry and Reinaldo Vasquez; and special aunts: Sheri-Lynn O'Reilly and Paulette O'Reilly. Other survivors include godchildren: Dale Carrington, Leslie Larsen, Euclyn Prentice Jr. and Duane James; special friends: St. Clair Liburd, Henry Jeffers, Jada Liburd, Ethel Henneman, Karen Joyce, Akil Johnson, Peter Abramson, Frankey King and Jeryl Hendricks; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The family requests that mourners wear festive colors.
There will be a viewing held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15, at Lord God of Sabaoth Lutheran Church. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.
All arrangements are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
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