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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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DOH, Walgreens to Host Zika Action Days

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) is sponsoring Zika Action Days on St. Croix and St. Thomas on Aug. 26 and Aug. 27.

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2016-08-25 13:34:30
Firefighters and Hospital Staff Train for Dealing with Hazardous Materials

A group of St. Croix firefighters and Gov. Juan Luis Hospital staff are learning how to deal with gas spills, terrorist incidents and hazardous materials during a four-day training program.

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2016-08-24 23:03:33
Why are the Mangroves Dead at Great Pond?

Residents have been wondering what happened on the South Shore at Great Pond, where there once were healthy, lush green mangroves.

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2016-08-24 22:58:42
Community - People — St. Croix
V.I. Entertainers Are Touring Denmark

The Ten Sleepless Knights Production, under the directorship of Eugene Doc Petersen, has taken “A Virgin Islands Cultural Expose` and Extravaganza” on tour to Copenhagen, Denmark.

Read entire articleAug 24 2016 - 12:21pm
AARP VI Appoints De Chabert-Schuster to Be State Director

AARP has named Troy A. De Chabert-Schuster – a distinguished member of the community, entrepreneur and educator in the Virgin Islands for more than 17 years – to be the state director for AARP in the V.I., effective Aug. 15.

Read entire articleAug 8 2016 - 7:28pm
Susanna Augusta Callwood-Smith Named Rotarian of the Year

Susanna Augusta Callwood-Smith, Ed.D. was awarded the 2016 Rotarian of the Year by the Rotary Club of St. Croix West by its members and President Jennell Bryan on July 23

Read entire articleAug 5 2016 - 6:25am
Esonica Veira, Miss Regal International USVI 2016, to Compete in Antiqua

Pageant veteran Esonica Veira will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at the inaugural Miss Regal International, which will be held in Antigua in August, where she will compete against over 50 other delegates from around the world.

Read entire articleJun 24 2016 - 5:03pm
SCEC Track Star Graduates Summa Cum Laude from Benedict College

Stephanie Rhoden, 2012 valedictorian of Manor School, graduated on May 7 from Benedict College in South Carolina summa cum laude with a 3.98 grade point average.

Read entire articleJun 3 2016 - 4:29pm
Lynette Cassius Selected for Prestigious Summer Internship Program

(Laboratory Institute of Merchandising) LIM College student Lynette Cassius is one of only 36 students across the U.S. selected to participate in the Black Retail Action Group’s (BRAG) prestigious Summer Internship Program. She will intern for Nordstrom Inc. in Seattle, Wash., as a merchandising and planning assistant.

Read entire articleJun 2 2016 - 10:41am
Ryan McCormack Achieves Rank of Eagle Scout

Ryan Patrick McCormack of St. Croix has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to scouts, the Eagle Scout award. He will be recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 7, at the Howard M. Wall Boy Scout Camp.

Read entire articleApr 30 2016 - 10:45am
Military News of Virgin Islanders for March

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 articleMar 28 2016 - 8:29pm
Bryce Pierre Named 2015 Petty Officer of the Year

Bryce Pierre, graduate of the Good Hope School Class of 2003, has been named "2015 Petty Officer of the Year" and was recently promoted to Petty Officer First Class in the United States Navy.

Read entire articleMar 23 2016 - 1:42pm
UVI Dean of Students to Receive National African-American Award

Stephan Moore, dean of students on the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and acting vice provost of access and enrollment services, was nominated for and selected to receive this year’s African-American Knowledge Community (AAKC) Sankofa Award from the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators (NASPA).

Read entire articleFeb 26 2016 - 11:44pm