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ARIEL MELCHIOR SR. CELEBRATES 90TH BIRTHDAY

Ariel Melchior Sr., who co-founded the Daily News and owned it for 48 years, celebrated his 90th birthday Feb. 22.

READER ASKS TO CLARIFY ARTICLE

Businessman Neil Weiss says "printing mistakes" on an invitation led to inaccuracies in a Source story about Democratic fund-raising event.

HOOVER SWORN IN AS 13TH U.S. MARSHAL

Conrad R. Hoover was sworn in Monday as the 13th U.S. marshal for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

TURNBULL REPLACES SCHNEIDER ON WICO BOARD

Gov. Roy L. Schneider and his top lieutenants have been removed from the West Indian Co. Ltd. board and replaced by Gov. Charles W. Turnbull and five other people, St. Thomas Source has learned. The action was taken by the Public Finance Authority earlier this month but has not been announced.

SINBAD POSTPONES DECISION ON FESTIVAL SITE

The entertainer Sinbad has reportedly put off for one week his decision on where to hold this year's Soul Music Festival.

2 NURSING EXAMS SET FOR MARCH 9, 11

The Board of Nurse Licensure has scheduled two nursing exams for March, the CNA written exam and the performance skills exam.

WOMEN'S JOGGER JAM

The 17th Annual Women's Jogger Jam to benefit the Victims Advocates program will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 14 at Wheatley Shopping Center. The race covers a distance of 2 miles, with a water stop at mile one and water and fruit at the finish.

HANSEN PROTECTS TOURISTS

It is interesting -- and more than a bit ironic -- to note Sen. Alicia “Chucky” Hansen’s advocacy on behalf of tourism regarding the head tax legislation proposed by Sen. Roosevelt David.
In a recent letter to an official of the cruise ship industry, Hansen asked them to assist her in “beating back Sen. David’s attack [on tourism].”

CEREMONY CELEBRATES MALCOLM X STAMP

A small group gathered Sunday at Emancipation Garden to acknowledge Black History Month and to honor Malcolm X, whose fight against racial injustice was recently commemorated by the issuance of a 33-cent postage stamp.

NINE PEOPLE WIN FEDDY AWARDS

The St. Thomas-St. John Federation of Teachers paid tribute Sunday to people who have made significant contributions to the well-being of young people.

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