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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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Fraud Experts Advise Seniors

Ponzi and pyramid schemes, Publishers Clearing House, mystery shopper and home repair scams have all been perpetrated on Virgin Islanders, and were the subjects of a fraud watch forum Thursday.

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2016-09-29 23:29:20
Territories to Receive $126 Million-Plus for Zika fight

Congress budgeted $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus in legislation approved Wednesday to fund the government through December, with more than $126 million allocated to the territories.

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2016-09-29 23:27:21
Homeschoolers Want Legislative Remedy

The U.S. Virgin Islands Homeschoolers (USVIH) are asking the public to help them by contacting the V.I. Legislature and telling senators to vote for a bill that would transfer oversight of home schooling from the V.I. Board of Education to the Senate.

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2016-09-29 17:25:10
Lifestyles — St. Croix
WEBCETERA: A SOURCE COMPUTER RESOURCE

Welcome to WebCetera, the new Source column on computer news and views. Author Charles Balch, who has taught computer information systems courses at the University of the Virgin Islands for over a decade, says he's "not afraid to share my opinions" and also "not above retracting them when proven wrong." Read on.

Read entire articleAug 9 2001 - 5:27pm
SUMMER BRAINSTORM

In this column, Jurgen Wolff touches on contracting time, an amazing non-tech tool, the value of "and" over "but," and when to communicate with your inner critic.

Read entire articleAug 9 2001 - 12:18pm
HERE'S A PICNIC-PERFECT DISH: BONIATO SALAD

Potato salad is a favorite picnic food. This Recipe of the Week gives this all-American dish a tropical twist by making it with boniato instead of potatoes.

Read entire articleAug 5 2001 - 8:15pm
DANISH HOSPITALITY ABOUNDS IN HISTORY, FOOD

Source travel writer Kirk Grybowski is participating in the quadrennial Friends of Denmark excursion to the colonial motherland for two weeks of "cultural melding," including ample opportunities for socializing with food." Here's his first in a series of reports.

Read entire articleJul 29 2001 - 7:44pm
MAKE JOHNNYCAKES GOOD FOR YOU, TOO

Those who want to enjoy old-time favorite foods but worry about contemporary health concerns can have their johnnycake and eat it, too, thanks to some simple substitutions such as those in this Recipe of the Week for baked, whole-wheat treats.

Read entire articleJul 28 2001 - 11:31pm
TV NETWORK AIRING VIRGIN ISLANDS 'FOOD FINDS'

Three local food purveyors are getting national exposure this week and will again in mid-August as the Food Network, also known as Food TV, focuses on the Virgin Islands in its "Food Finds" feature.

Read entire articleJul 23 2001 - 10:16pm
PAPAYA SEEDS ADD PEPPERY CRUNCH TO DRESSING

When you cut into a ripe papaya, don't throw all those shiny black seeds away. Like the fruit's sweet flesh, the papaya's seeds are edible. This Recipe of the Week is for Papaya Seed Dressing.

Read entire articleJul 22 2001 - 11:42pm
PIGEON PEAS ARE TASTY VEGGIEBURGER BASE

If you want to "go vegetarian" and eat local, too, then try this Recipe of the Week for making your own veggieburgers using ingredients such as pigeon peas, fresh seasonings and pepper sauce. Pan fried or grilled, as a sandwich or an entrée, they're savory and nutritious.

Read entire articleJul 15 2001 - 6:05pm
NUTS AND CHEESE GO GREAT ON KINGFISH STEAKS

The lazy days of summer bring time for fishing -- from the rocks, from the docks, for prizes or just for fun. With the annual Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament coming up on St. Thomas, our Recipe of the Week is an innovative but easy way to prepare fresh king mackeral steaks.

Read entire articleJul 7 2001 - 11:11pm
ADE FOR SUMMER THIRST COMES FROM THE BUSH

You can celebrate both Emancipation Day and Fourth of July -- or just take a cooling break on a hot summer's day -- with this Recipe of the Week -- for red, refreshing hibiscusade.

Read entire articleJul 1 2001 - 4:29pm