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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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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
V.I. Agencies Prepping For Ebola But Risk Is Slight, Officials Tell Senate

V.I. Health, hospital and emergency management officials are coordinating, training and preparing for the nightmare scenario of an Ebola outbreak in the territory, but agency officials told senators Wednesday an outbreak is unlikely and there is no cause for alarm.

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2014-10-29 19:16:07
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
Deaths — St. Croix
LaVerne King-Donadelle Dies in New York

 

LaVerne King-Donadelle
LaVerne King-Donadelle

LaVerne King-Donadelle of Tamrind Estate died in New York on Jan. 15. She was 60 years old.
She is survived by her children: Aretha Ottley-Pedro, Karise Donadelle- Pedro, Verne Donadelle and Danice Donadelle; mother, Elmira Williams-King; brothers: Dr. Rubio King, Mario King and Clarence King Sr.; sisters: Berenice King-Lambert, Ianthe King-Baptiste, Aileen King-Desborne and Norma King-Crigger; brothers-in-law: Riel Baptiste, Ashley, Cornell, Astor, Wayne and Wilton Donadelle; sisters-in-law: Mary King, Shirley King, Doretta Pitt, Norida, Rizta, Janicia, Yvette, Florencia, Alexis and Alicia Donadelle; sons-in-law: Elvis Pedro and Ezekel Pedro; and grandchildren: Destani Jones, Indiah and Lah’Che Williams, K’Myah and Kinayh Donadelle, Anique Pedro, JLin Frederick-Donadelle and Ameera Moe-Donadelle.
She is also survived by nieces: Bernice King-Campbell, Juliet King, Alvin Raymond, Beverly Gordon, Joseph Lambert, Michelle Farrington, Tiffany King, Sandra and Laura Delapaz, Debra, Roy and Denise Baptiste; godchildren: Sheku Turbe, Troy Edney, Sherri Lynch, Sedasha Harris and Linroy “Pappy” Ford Jr.; special friends: Debra Evans, Glennwood Brown, Doreen Jackson, Alicia Joseph, Brenda Bastian, Clarence Ottley II, Wilma Jerimiah, Gertrude Jones, Lydia Japal, Helen Joseph, Joan Penn, John Bell Jr., Patricia Blackman, Ester Jeffers, Sonia Joseph, Victor Plaskett Sr., Ruth Lynch, Ada Brooks, Rosita Nicholsen, Keith Donadelle Sr.; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The family requests that those in attendance wear shades of blue.
A viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Speak the World Ministries, Peter’s Rest. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.
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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