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VITRAN Bus Service Suspended on Halloween After 5 p.m.

VITRAN’s fixed route bus service will be suspended at 5 p.m. on St. Thomas and St. Croix on Friday, Oct.…

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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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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
DeJongh, Atlantic Basin Official, Sign Operating Agreement for Refinery

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and principals of Atlantic Basin Refining VI signed an operating agreement Wednesday that, once approved by the Legislature, will begin the process of restarting the oil refinery on St. Croix's south shore.

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2014-10-29 20:13:06
Deaths — St. Croix
Cinthy Olivia Lewis Dies in Florida

Cinthy Olivia Lewis
Cinthy Olivia Lewis

Cinthy Olivia Lewis of Strawberry Hill died on Wednesday, Aug. 22, in Clermont, Florida. She was 79 years old.
She is survived by her four children: Hertica Martin, Laughton Lewis, Telsalda Josiah and Karin Joseph; sisters: Winnifred Walters and Bernadean Hull (Ontario, Canada), brothers: Mitchell and Gerard Lewis (Leeds, England), sons-in-law: Samuel Martin and Hashim Josiah; daughter-in-law, Lisa Lewis; grandchildren: Akemi Martin, Hashim and Amal Josiah, Omari, Jamal and Afiya Lewis, Antonio O'Garro, Tyeka Powell, Kerisha David, Jaden and Sierra Fall, Chaz Tubarri Nesbitt, Shamoya, Shadeyan and Shalom Albert, Tykeera and Yuodora McFadden, Kayin Whitehead and Zarina Okoinyan; great-grandchildren: Omari, Omani, Roh'niya, Kimora, Ahmani, Kymani and Ahmari Lewis, Zahir Polk, Dennis Jr., D'Chaun, Dequan, Dae'von Knight, Jamal Lewis Jr. and Destin O'Garro; as well as many other nieces and nephews, extended family and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held from 3-5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3, at James Memorial Funeral Home. The second viewing will take place at 10 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the St. Peter's Episcopal Church (Estate Castle Coakley). Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Cinthy Lewis Scholarship Fund at St. Peter’s Epicscopal Church, P.O. Box 7974, Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI 00823, telephone: 778-6471.
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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