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WAPA Begins Decorative Street Lights Project in Downtown Christiansted

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) and contractor ZENON Construction will begin construction for the decorative street light…

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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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Source Manager’s Journal: Building a Better Future

In the view of this outsider, there are two problem areas in which a focused, long-term effort can make a big – and permanent – difference in the quality of life in the Virgin Islands.

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2014-10-28 23:41:57
Griffith Presents $10M Plan of Correction

Juan Luis Hospital CEO Kendall Griffith presented a $10.3 million plan of correction Monday to the Territorial Board, a plan to get the embattled hospital up to the standards of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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2014-10-28 23:12:50
Undercurrents: These Bats are Not Halloween Props

If ever a creature was misunderstood, it is the poor, little, universally maligned bat, but UVI professor Renata Platenberg isn’t interested in dark legends. She’d rather solve the real bat mysteries.

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2014-10-27 23:37:44
Deaths — St. Croix
Luis Enrique Rivera Dies at 54

 

Luis Enrique Rivera, also known as "Wallde" or "Henry," of LBJ Gardens died on July 20.
He is survived by his father, Rosendo Rivera Gomes, companion, Tania Renne Tann; son: Khasim Rivera; adopted sons: Yan Carlo and Andy; stepdaughter, Nikita; grandchildren: Khasim Jr. and Kiyana Rivera; daughter-in-law, Eleanor Green Rivera; sisters: Eva, Felicita, Maria, Medelicia, Elva Rivera and Andrea Jensen; adopted sisters: Marilyn Rivera, Alma Roberts and Sandra Cartier; sisters-in-law: Marie, Luz and Linda Rivera; brothers: Rosendo Jr. (Rochy), Luis Antonio (Atiba) and Luis Alfredo (Freddy); adopted brother, Reynaldo Navarro; brothers-in-law: Richard Jensen and Wayne Horton; aunts: Guelina, Delia, Crucita and Juanita Rivera; and uncles: Marciano and Marcialine Rivera.
He is also survived by nieces: Dee Dee, Dalia, Jocelyn and Glenda Encarnacion, Ileana, Lillian, Mayjay, Makida, Ingrid, Makeda, Nakia and Aziza Rivera, Aida L. Belardo-Faucher, Annalisa Jensen, Karishma David, Lisy and Glenda Felix; nephews: Junito, Rupert, Orlando, Osei and Adika Rivera, Roberto, Johnny, Nicholas, David, Tomas, Alberic and Jerry Encarnacion and Omari Horton; great nieces and nephews too numerous to mention; special friends: Sinclair Williams, staff of Department of Housing Parks and Recreations, Etta Todman, Ganash, Motor, Bongo and Reeza, Kari, Hendricks family, Roger Adams, Crook, Yankee Tamaka, Ralph, Muncho, Granger, Zeco, Glady Perez, Nigel Rollins, Blaster, Reynaldo and Mrs. Augusta, and Joshua Family; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Kingshill Cemetery.
The family requests that all who attend wear festive colors.
Professional Funeral Services Entrusted to: James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Located at 6AA La Grande Princesse Telephone: 718-8663 Fax: 718-8661

 

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