The mosquitos are bad enough, but are all these flies getting to you? The onslaught of flies across the island has residents and business owners, especially restaurants, fuming.
Congress has approved $1.25 million to buy the Gibney property for the V.I. National Park on St. John and $1.2 million for the National Park Service to buy land at the Salt River National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve on St. Croix.
Local student artists are readying their arts and crafts for sale and exhibit at Art Gallery Jr. at BeachJam '99 on Jan. 18 on Magens Bay beach.
St. Thomas resident Donald Stanford has won the 1999 Professional Achievement Award. The announcement was made by the Black Engineer of the Year awards selection committee.
Attorney General Julio A. Brady has declined to press criminal charges against anyone involved in a scuffle during the 150th Emancipation Day celebration July 3 in Frederiksted, St. Croix.
The Virgin Islands America's Cup Challenge is merging with "the most experienced Cup racer in the world," Dennis Conner. Michael Bornn, president of the V.I. Challenge, said this "will ensure the V.I. Challenge will be present at New Zealand for the Cup."
The St. Thomas Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. Sundays, at 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, and at 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays.
Lockhart Elementary School begins its series on effective parenting -- "Healthy Families, Happy Homes" -- on Jan. 13. The public is invited.
The St. Thomas East End Leo Club is seeking girls 6 to 8 years old to compete for Miss Valentine.
The Holiday Inn sign may be visible at the Windward Passage Hotel, but the name change won't be official for another month.