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V.I. Department of Education Awarded $745,384 in Funding

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Virgin Islands Department of Education $745,384 to improve behavioral outcomes and learning…

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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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CMS Report Details Patient-Harm Issues at JFL, Says Griffith Did Not Report Incidents To Board

Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital management failed to report numerous 2014 and 2013 incidents in which patients were harmed to its governing board or territorial board for review, according to the CMS report.

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2014-09-21 02:09:30
Students Help Coast Weeks Cleanup

Students from Good Hope Country Day, St. Croix Educational Complex and Central High schools were at it early on their day off, helping Mother Nature by cleaning beaches for the annual Coastal Cleanup.

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2014-09-20 23:22:05
Tourism Speaker Advocates Less Politics, More Authenticity

In a rapidly changing tourism industry, there is a greater need to provide an 'authentic experience' and put politics aside, longtime tourism professional Alex Zozaya told the 2014 State of the Industry Conference.

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2014-09-20 22:29:44
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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