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Jose A Bermudez Sr. Dies

Jose A Bermudez Sr. of Estate Peter’s Rest, St. Croix, died on Monday, Jan. 23.

Leo Montgomery Ashe Dies at 85

Leo Montgomery Ashe of Estate Rattan died on Jan. 17. He was 85 years old.

Leonicio Chevalier Schmidt Dies

Leonicio “Nicho” Chevalier Schmidt of Estate Catherine’s Rest died peacefully on Jan. 1.

V.I. Department of Health Notifies Public of Charles Harwood Hospital Demolition to Begin Feb. 14

The project includes the complete demolition of the buildings on the site, followed by the construction of the replacement building.

Beach Advisory for January 23-27

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 19 designated beaches throughout the Territory during the week of Jan. 23 – Jan. 27, 2023. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are considered safe for swimming and fishing.

UVI Bulletin Board February

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

WAPA Accepting Applications for Annual Scholarship Up to $60,000 for V.I. Students

This annual scholarship opportunity is open to graduating high school seniors and freshman and sophomore UVI students who are enrolled in the engineering program.

Breaking Through the Barriers Event for Teens and Adults Not Enrolled in School Set for Jan. 28

The event is geared toward helping residents ages 16 and older who are not enrolled in school to “break free of barriers to their success.”

The Kiwanis Club of St. Croix Plans Event to Celebrate Charter on Feb. 15

The Kiwanis Club of St. Croix will be celebrating our charter Feb. 15 at the Palms. The buffet is $35 per person.

Lydia Geraldine Bussue Dies

Lydia Geraldine Bussue died Jan. 5.

Elris Elvena Smith-Percell Dies

Relatives and friends are advised of the death of Elris Elvena Smith-Percell on Jan. 5.

DPNR Celebrates the Environment With Blue ‘Ocean Friday’

Each month a new theme and challenge will be announced that will demonstrate examples of how the community can join in the celebration of these natural and cultural resources.

Mignon G. Spenceley Dies

Mignon G. Spenceley left this earth on Jan. 14. Mignon, better known as “Mickey,” was born on Dec. 9, 1937, on the island of Culebra, Puerto Rico.

Veterans Town Hall Meetings Scheduled for Each District

Representatives from the headquarters of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the Veterans Integrated Services Network, the VA Caribbean Health Care System and the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs are collaborating to hear voices of the veterans within the USVI community.

Cynthia V. Warbington Dies

My wonderful mother, Cynthia Villodas Warbington, transcended peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

Malcolm Johnson Fabio Jr. Dies

Malcolm Johnson Fabio Jr., also known as “Matt,” of Estate Mount Pleasant died on Jan. 13.

UVI Educational Programs Commended for Persistent, Successful Commitment to Quality 

The Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation has awarded the University of the Virgin Islands School of Education a full 7-year accreditation.

USVI’s First Digital Security Health Information Exchange Environmental Scan Released

This eScan data will help provide local health-related entities and institutions, real-time access to important patient information, and identify the digital resources and assets needed to further strengthen the territory’s HIE.

George J. Berry Dies at 64

George J. Berry of St. Thomas, passed away on Jan. 18. George was born to Crystalia and Lionel Berry on March 19, 1958, right here on the beautiful island of St. Thomas.

Dalwin R. Pennyfeather Jr. Dies at 56

Dalwin R. Pennyfeather Jr., also known as “Bobby” or “Robert,” of Vista Mar died on Thursday, Jan. 4. He was 56 years old.
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