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Temporary Office Closures of VI SHIP/Medicare Scheduled

There will be a temporary office closure of the VI SHIP/Medicare St. Croix and St. Thomas offices from July 6…

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Undercurrents: Street Naming Project Still in the Works

The move to standardize the territory’s system of street and roadway addresses and put them into a computerized program accessible to everyone is – despite appearances – not dead.

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2015-07-06 22:58:09
Nine USVI Sailors Compete in 2015 Optimist North America Championship in Antigua

 School may be out but the work is just starting for young sailors from the US Virgin Islands who have started an intensive week of competitive sailing in Antigua

The nine sailors from St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John are competing in the 2015 North America Championship which has attracted 163 sailors from 23 countries.
With a 10-day program that includes training, five days of fleet racing and one day of team racing, these young sailors have a busy schedule from July 3 until July 1.
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2015-07-06 11:20:42
Virtue of the Week: Humility

Being humble is when you consider others as important as yourself. You are thoughtful of their needs and willing to be of service. You don’t expect others or yourself to be perfect. You learn from your mistakes.

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2015-07-05 21:18:58
Deaths — St. Croix
Ezekiel Buchannan Farrell Dies at 73

 

Ezekiel Buchannan Farrell
Ezekiel Buchannan Farrell

Ezekiel Buchannan Farrell, also known as "Bunces," former St. Croix taxi driver of Estate Glynn died on April 6 at the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital. He was 73 years old.
He is survived by his mother: Elvina Farrell; daughters: Sally Farrell John, Garolyn Farrell Parris, Sally Farrell Beresford, Eva Farrell St. Brice, Anselma Farrell Joe and Terrisha Farrell; sons: Cassius Farrell, Deswin Farrell and Kelvin George; grandchildren: Deyonte, Sofia, Trinity, Tenechia, Trammel, Tamalie, Roshad, Narantis, Deandre, Deserae, Dean, Derick, Darius, Symone, Shawn, Jamel, Jamal, Lionel, Marvin, Josezet, Shannya and Dezon; great grandchildren: Nevach, Nevaughn, Naariyah, Andrela, Andre, Maria, Marina, Dorian and Villanique; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Farrell; sons-in-law: Morton John, Leonard Beresford and Chesley Joe; sister, Estina Farrell; special friends: Kauwin James, Erma Petters, Thomas family, Gopaul and family, Slocombe, W. Maxwell, Claudette and Curly Bacchus; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. will take place on Tuesday, April 24, at the Kingshill Chapel. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.
Professional Funeral Services Entrusted to:                                                                                                 James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.   “Let Our Personal Touch Ease the Burden of Your Loss."                                                              Located at 6AA La Grande Princesse Telephone: 718-8663 Fax: 718-8661. 

 

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