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Office of Collective Bargaining Closes for One Day

The Office of Collective Bargaining on St. Croix will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

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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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VING Deploying 24 Soldiers to Afghanistan for Law and Order Mission

The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) will deploy a detachment of military police next week. Yellow Ribbon Farewell Ceremonies are scheduled for the 661st Military Police Detachment on Oct. 18 on St. Thomas and on Oct. 20 on St. Croix.
The community is invited to attend.

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2014-10-17 05:20:03
WAPA Crew Helping Island of Anguilla with Electrical Restoration

WAPA crews have responded to a request for help from the Anguilla Electric Company Ltd. to help restore electrical service in the wake of Hurricane Gonzalo.

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2014-10-17 00:26:44
Mapp, Hansen Win Elementary School Vote

Alexander Henderson Elementary School students in third to sixth grades voted for their favorite candidates in a mock election Thursday after a well-attended political forum.

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2014-10-17 00:15:39
Deaths — St. Croix
Lisa Marie Galiber, 1960-2011

      It is with great sadness that the Galiber family announces the passing of Lisa Marie Galiber.  Lisa died in California on Monday at the age of 50.

           A native of St. Croix, Lisa was born to Dr. Andre Galiber and Edith Rose Lewis Galiber on Dec. 16, 1960. She was raised on St. Croix, graduated from St. Dunstan’s School in 1978 and later from Purdue University with honors in 1981.
           She is survived by her mother, Edith Rose Lewis Galiber; her children: Isla Rose and Che Forgeron; her ex-husband and best friend, Mark Forgeron; her siblings: Dr. Andre Galiber Jr., Dr. Angelo Galiber, Cecile deJongh, Dr. Dante Galiber and Marcel Galiber; 16 nieces and nephews as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.
Funeral arrangements for Lisa Marie Galiber have been announced by her family.  On Tuesday, June 7, viewing of the body takes place at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, California, from 9 a.m.–11 a.m. followed by the funeral mass at John Fisher Church at 1 p.m.
            Some of her ashes will be interred at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on Friday, June 10.
A memorial service will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church on St. Croix on Thursday, June 30, beginning with tributes at 10 a.m. and a mass at 11 a.m. 
Interment of her ashes will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Christiansted Cemetery.
            In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be sent to the two places where Lisa worked, helped others and sought comfort:
Clear Blue Skies, Inc., Post Office Box 778, St. Thomas 00804   contact: www.cbsvi.org 
or 10,000 Helpers of St. Croix Inc., 301 Hospital Street, Frederiksted, St. Croix, VI 00850  contact: 719-2828 or            

 

 

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