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Francis Named to Leadership of Lieutenant Governors Association

Lt. Gov. Gregory R. Francis has once again been selected to serve on the leadership committee of the National Lieutenant…

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Julius “The Chef” Jackson Title Fight Streaming Live Friday, August 1

Live from Argentina, the Julius “The Chef” Jackson fight with Crispulo Javier Andino of Argentina will be shown live on St. Thomas.

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2014-07-31 19:18:47
The Bookworm: What's Good for the Goose

First of all, this book screams for an editor and a disabled comma key. Second, Eriq La Salle gives thriller fans that edge-of-the-seat feeling they crave.

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2014-07-30 22:20:22
CMS Inspectors Mum on Their Tour of JFL

Inspectors from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid on Monday visited the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center, but have not updated the status of the St. Croix hospital.

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2014-07-29 23:03:35
Community - People — St. Thomas
UVI Appoints New Vice Provost for Access and Enrollment

 The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Dr. Nicole Gibbs to the post of Vice Provost for Access and Enrollment Services. Gibbs will oversee the administration of the offices of the Registrar, Admissions, Financial Aid and Recruitment.

Read entire articleOct 21 2013 - 11:04pm
VI DVSAC Names Khnuma Simmonds-Esannason New Executive Director

 The Board of Directors of the Virgin Islands Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council (VI DVSAC) has announced that Khnuma Simmonds-Esannason is its new executive director.

Read entire articleOct 4 2013 - 6:57pm
Local Physician Dr. Cora L.E Christian Receives AAFP Humanitarian Award

 Dr. Cora L.E. Christian, a family physician on St. Croix for over 30 years, was awarded the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2013 Humanitarian Award on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Congress of Delegates of AAFP.

Read entire articleOct 4 2013 - 12:38am
CAHS’ Sheila Joseph Selected as National Achievement Semi-Finalist

 Charlotte Amalie High School has officially announced this week that senior Sheila Joseph has been selected as a National Achievement semi-finalist. Joseph was selected based on her outstanding performance on the 2012 PSAT.

Read entire articleOct 3 2013 - 4:58pm
United Way of St. Thomas-St. John Appoints New Executive Director

 The Board of Directors of United Way of St. Thomas-St. John has appointed a new executive director, Vinod P. Dadlani, to lead the organization.

Read entire articleSep 28 2013 - 3:56pm
Department of Tourism Welcomes Fall 2013 Intern Elliott Davis

 The V.I. Department of Tourism (DOT) has announced that Virgin Islander Elliott Davis has joined its New York-based public relations agency of record, Development Counselors International (DCI), as its new intern.

Read entire articleSep 25 2013 - 11:14pm
Antilles School Congratulates Taylor Ladd, National Merit Semifinalist

 Antilles School congratulates Taylor Ladd, Class of 2014, who has been named by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as a semifinalist in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship (NMS) Program.

Read entire articleSep 23 2013 - 8:51pm
Two H.S. Seniors Among National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

On Sept. 11, officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship (NMS) Program. Kayla Clendinen and Portia Norkaitis, both high school seniors at V.I. Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy on St. Thomas, were among the semifinalists named in the 2014 NMS Program. 

Read entire articleSep 21 2013 - 1:38am
Young-Wright Named First Distinguished Professor of Music

 The University of the Virgin Islands has named Dr. Lorna Young-Wright the inaugural recipient of the Ann Elizabeth Richardson Distinguished Professor of Music Award. Young-Wright – a music professor at UVI for 29 years – was chosen for her years of excellence and dedicated service to the university.

Read entire articleSep 16 2013 - 7:30pm
Theodore Tunick & Co. Employee Recognized with National Honor

 The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research has announced that Jessica P. Grell of Theodore Tunick & Company, a division of Marshall & Sterling Insurance, located on St. Thomas, is the 2013 Outstanding CSR of the Year recipient for the United States Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleSep 5 2013 - 7:09am