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Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as…

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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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The Bookworm: Cosby's Life and Times

Reading “Cosby: His Life and Times” is kind of like visiting your childhood on paper. Who among us hasn’t felt like we’ve always known Fat Albert and the Huxtable family?

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2014-09-17 18:57:00
St. Croix Contractor Takes on the Queen Louise Home for Children’s Wish List

V.I. Terminal Services donated pampers, toiletries, nutritional supplements and more Wednesday to the Queen Louise Home for Children, according to Lutheran Social Services, which runs the home.

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2014-09-16 19:15:01
Fleeing Car Thief Fires at Police During Chase

One of two suspects who stole a vehicle Sunday shot at police officers while attempting to elude capture, the V.I. Police Department said.

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2014-09-16 19:00:24
Community - People — St. Croix
Two V.I. Women U.S. Coast Guard Academy Grads Complete Aviation Training

Virgin Islanders and Coast Guard Lieutenant Junior Grades Rebekah Seifer and Ronaqua Russell have recently completed aviation training at the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center in Mobile, Alabama.

Read entire articleSep 11 2014 - 12:17am
UVI Appoints Lansiquot Dean of the School of Nursing

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Dr. Beverley Anne Lansiquot to serve as dean of the School of Nursing. Lansiquot is a graduate of the College of the Virgin Islands (now UVI), having earned her associate degree in nursing on the St. Thomas campus.

Read entire articleAug 27 2014 - 8:39pm
CPA Institute Chooses Marisa Doras for Leadership Academy

Marisa Doras, director of business affairs at the Virgin Islands Department of Education, has been selected as one of 38 young CPAs to participate in the American Institute of CPAs 6th Annual Leadership Academy in Durham, N.C. this fall.

Read entire articleAug 25 2014 - 6:32pm
V.I. Student Takes Second Place in CBC Spouses Essay Contest

Cereyna Bougouneau, a rising junior at the Good Hope Country Day School on St. Croix, took second place in the 2014 Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses Essay Contest.

Read entire articleAug 21 2014 - 9:32pm
President Obama Appoints V.I. Resident to JFK Center Advisory Committee

President Barack Obama has recently appointed local Virgin Islands resident Dale LeFebvre to serve on the Advisory Committee on the Arts for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Read entire articleAug 12 2014 - 11:05pm
SBA Appointments Kellie LeDet Regional Administrator for Region II

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the appointment of Kellie LeDet as the regional administrator in Region II, to oversee the SBA’s programs and services in New York State, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJul 23 2014 - 5:56pm
UVI Appoints Dean of Students on Albert A. Sheen Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Stephan Moore to serve as dean of students on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.

Read entire articleJul 23 2014 - 5:51pm
UVI Names Nanyamka Farrelly Public Relations Director

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Nanyamka A. Farrelly as its new director of public relations. Farrelly, who has served in this role in an interim capacity for the past two years, is charged with leading the university’s internal and external communications for all traditional and electronic media.

Read entire articleJul 21 2014 - 8:44pm
Military News of Virgin Islanders for July

Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.

Read entire articleJul 3 2014 - 3:51pm
UVI Names Dr. Benjamin Sachs Interim Dean of Medical School

The University of the Virgin Islands has named Dr. Benjamin Sachs interim dean for the medical school it is developing. In this position, Sachs is engaged in the early stages of preparing documentation for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and developing the organizational structure of the medical school.

Read entire articleJun 30 2014 - 3:13pm