Henry Francis of Estate Grove Place died on Sunday, April 5. He was 74 years old.
Researchers from the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) have published results of their investigation into the consumption of lionfish in the “Marine Drugs Journal.” Since 2008, lionfish native to tropical and sub-tropical reef ecosystems in the southern Indian Ocean, South Pacific and Red Sea have been reported in waters in the territory.
Michael Christopher Brooks 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 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, at the Good Hope Country Day School Pavilion.
Robert B. Reynolds Cintron died on April 12.
Hiltrude "Maggie" Bertina Hamilton died on April 8 in Middleburg, Fla. She was born in St. Lucia, West Indies and served in the U.S. Navy. She was 47 years old.
Warren Harvey Timmerman died on April 11.
Terrence Eugene Moorehead, loved by so many and affectionately known as “De Lion” or “De Gig,” of Peppertree Terrace died on Saturday, April 11. He was 55 years old.
Charles Alexander Richards, also known as "Charlo," of Estate La Vallee died on April 12. He was 87 years old.
Benito Gautier, also known as “Bambi” or “Benben,” died on April 13.
The Food Network's Chef Duff Goldman was the "Icing on the Cake" at the annual St. Croix Wine and Food Experience, as his cake-icing class was a sold-out hit. Goldman shared tips and tricks with 52 professional and amateur cake decorators Wednesday on St. Croix.