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VIEDA and Subsidiaries Hold Governing Board Decision Meeting Oct. 24

The V.I. Economic Development Authority, along with its subsidiaries -- the Economic Development Commission and the Economic Development Bank, will…

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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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Documentary Examines Holes in V.I. Mental Health System

Many heart-wrenching aspects of mental health care in the Virgin Islands are examined in a new film by award-winning St. Croix documentary filmmaker, Johanna Bermudez-Ruiz.

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2014-10-23 22:46:58
WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
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
Deaths — St. Croix
Winifred O’Reilly Dies at 93

 

Winifred O’Reilly
Winifred O’Reilly

The family of the late Winifred O’Reilly is saddened to announce her passing on Sept. 29, 2013. She was born on May 21, 1920.
She was preceded in death by her loving daughter, Patricia “Patty Ann.” She is survived by her sons: Brian, John and Stephanus; stepson, Sean O’Reilly; grandchildren: Brain II, Cinnamon, Candice, Stephen, Brandon, Blaire and Stephanie; great-grandchildren: Khalil and Rashad; stepsisters: Louise O’Reilly and Doris Williams; and daughters-in-law: Nellie, Arleen and Ireene.
She is also survived by nieces: Barbara Venetis, Sylvia Gibbs, Sandra O’Reilly, Coreen Hughes, Yvonne Tyson (Fla.) and Ethlyn Tyson (England); nephews: Roland James (Texas), Howard Daniels (Col.), Tony Tyson (Fla.), Craig James (Texas) and Ray Pemberton; godchild, Sherraine Venetis; special friends: Millie DeChabert, Andrea Stephenson, “Aunt” Leona Watson and Gladys Rohlsen; special families: the Smiths, Gordons and Messers of Newton, the Bradys, Benjamins, Bogans, Maccows, Ortizes, Simmondses, McIntoshes, Felixes and Lindseys of Mon-Bijou.
Special thank you to Pastor Vessup and his wife, and the Richmond Senior Center -- in particular, Evelyn Frazer.
Winifred was a loving, kind and gentle soul who touched many people. She will be sorely missed.
A viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Calvary Baptist Church, 90A Upper Love. Interment will be at Frederiksted Cemetery.
Professional Funeral Services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
Located at 6 AA La Grande Princesse, Christiansted, VI 00820; Telephone: 718-8663/Fax: 718-8661

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