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Eustace Brenton Stardylon Shillingford Dies

Eustace Brenton Stardylon Shillingford, most affectionately known as “Righteous,” died on Dec. 8. He was born on Sept. 4,1992.

JFL Hospital Welcomes New Director of Communications/ Connectivity

Juan F. Luis Hospital has announced Nykole Tyson as the director of communication and connectivity.

NRCS Remains Open During Partial Government Shutdown

During a government shutdown, agencies that receive mandatory funding or have funds appropriated in prior years that are carried forward can continue to serve customers using that money.

St. Croix Jeep Club Donates Supplies to Rivera Elementary School

Members of the St. Croix Jeep Club, founded in 2015, rolled into the Eulalie Rivera Elementary School on Dec. 20 to donate 42 book bags filled with essential school supplies for students.

R.City to Host Benefit Concert in LA for USVI, BVI

Islands Elevated will host a benefit concert to support the long-term recovery in the Caribbean. It will take place Feb. 8th in Los Angeles and be hosted by St. Thomas’ very own R. City.
Jessica Whyte, a licensed mental health counselor at J.W. Behavioral Center in Charlotte Amalie, is conducting a women’s groups to address issues such as depression and other mental health concerns in our community.

Depression Can Have Many Causes, Many Symptoms, But There Is Help

More than 300 million people worldwide are suffering from depression, according to the World Health Organization's 2018 statistics. While depression is a common mental illness that affects both men and women, it is more common in women.

Government House Ceremony Honors State and District Teachers of the Year for 2019

The Virgin Islands Department of Education (DOE) recognized its 2019 Virgin Islands State Teacher of the Year Kerra Samuel and 2018-19 St. Thomas-St. John District Teacher of the Year Shernore Prince at a festive ceremony held at Government House.
McIntosh family photo

Christmas Without Local Legends Sylvester ‘Blinky’ McIntosh and Harold Johnson Sr.

Two St. Croix cultural icons, Sylvester “Blinky” McIntosh and Harold V. Johnson Sr., have been mainstays of the island's music scene and especially the holiday traditions. This year, they will be missing.
Lawrence C. Wanslass (Photo submitted by UVI)

UVI Mourns the Loss of Dr. Lawrence Wanlass, First CVI President

UVI President Dr. David Hall, on the behalf of the entire University family – the Board of Trustees, foundation boards, faculty, staff, students and alumni – extends his sincerest condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Dr. Wanlass.

Peter Emmanuel Christian Dies at 93

Peter Emmanuel Christian, also known as “Pete,” of Estate La Grande Princesse died on Dec. 9.

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