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V.I. Department of Education Celebrates American Education Week

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory joined national leaders Monday in kicking off American Education Week celebrations,…

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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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Unofficial Results Show Mapp is New Governor

Elections System officials posted by 10 p.m. that unofficial results showed gubernatorial candidate Kenneth Mapp had won the runoff with 15,268 votes to opponent Donna Christensen's 8,573.

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2014-11-18 23:09:00
UVI Board Approves School of Medicine Submission

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees on Monday approved materials to be submitted for accreditation of the proposed UVI School of Medicine.

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2014-11-18 09:37:03
Appeal Filed Against CZM’s Summers End Marina Decision

An appeal was filed Friday challenging the CZM permit approved in October to allow a 145-slip marina in Coral Bay, St. John, claiming the potential damage to the tourism economy is frightening.

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2014-11-17 23:47:55
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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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