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Teachers, Paraprofessionals Invited to Enroll in Free Course at UVI

Virgin Islands public school teachers and paraprofessionals may begin enrolling for a three credit course at the University of the…

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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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Banking Board Meets to Review Proposed Closure of FirstBank Branch

The Virgin Islands Banking Board met on Wednesday, Oct. 29, to consider several items including FirstBank’s proposal to close the FirstBank branch in Christiansted, St. Croix.

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2014-11-01 03:12:13
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
Deaths — St. Croix
Ruth B. Joseph Dies at 87

 

Ruth B. Joseph of Prospect Avenue, N.Y., died on Dec. 17, at the Lincoln Hospital. She was 87 years old.
She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn E. Christian; granddaughters: Jacqueline, Shermaine and Kalia Fawkes; grandsons: Dave, Curneal, Ray and Craig Fawkes; 12 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great grandchildren; nieces: Antonette Joseph and Fern McAlphin; nephews: Michael, Rudy and Francis Joseph; special cousin, Maude Roberts; god brother, David Benjamin; god sister, Marlene Henderson; god daughter, Barbara Vanterpool; adopted son, Mirle Gillead; special friends: Karen Bruce, Claudette McIntosh, Bojo Wells, Katie Medina and Ulita Jacobs; cousins: Cornelius, Arnold and Messer families; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held at 9 a.m. and a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, at the Friedensberg Moravian Church. Interment will follow at the Frederiksted Cemetery.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

 

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