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Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Ends On Dec. 7

The VI SHIP/Medicare program has announced that Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare can make changes to their…

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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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Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died Saturday after a long illness, with his wife Patricia at his side

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2014-10-22 23:17:02
Ferry and Sailboat Collide Near Red Hook

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between Varlack Venture’s ferry, Capitol Venture, and the 65-foot sailboat New Horizons. The collision occurred Wednesday, according to the Coast Guard.

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2014-10-22 22:25:56
Deaths — St. Croix
Nadine A. Edney Dead at 60

Nadine Edney
Nadine Edney

 Nadine A. Edney of La Grande Princesse, Christiansted, died on Dec. 15 at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital. St. Croix.
She is survived by her daughters: Tiffany Edney and Christinita Prince; sons: Dawes Todmann, Donaldo Byron, Reuben Prince and Da-Aldo Prince; grandchildren: Amanté, Jahzara and Jahxai Todmann, Jahkim Démari and Jaqan Bryon; godmother, Josephine B. Hector; sisters: Beverly Edney, Anne Edney, Donna Edney, Rhea Dowling and Renee Dowling; brothers: Victor Edney II, Robert Dowling, Reuben Dowling and Roosevelt Dowling; special niece, Robyn W. Motta; special nephew, Robert Motta Jr.; numerous cousins; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at the Lord God of Sabaoth Lutheran Church, Christiansted. The family requests that persons attending this celebration of life service wear festive colors. Cremation will follow.
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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