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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers, and an emphasis on continuing education and teacher certification.

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2014-10-30 22:38:35
Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
V.I. Agencies Prepping For Ebola But Risk Is Slight, Officials Tell Senate

V.I. Health, hospital and emergency management officials are coordinating, training and preparing for the nightmare scenario of an Ebola outbreak in the territory, but agency officials told senators Wednesday an outbreak is unlikely and there is no cause for alarm.

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2014-10-29 19:16:07
Community - People — St. Thomas
Ellen Magras Becomes Distinguished Member of the Quartermaster Regiment

 The 2013 Quartermaster Regimental Honors Panel selected CW5 Ellen M. Magras as a Distinguished Member of the Quartermaster Regiment.

Read entire articleMay 18 2013 - 12:44am
Division of Banking and Insurance Employee Attains National Certification

  The Division of Banking and Insurance, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, continues to work toward its goal of strengthening the territory’s regulatory environment through employee training.

Read entire articleMay 14 2013 - 12:22pm
From Savan to Maryland: V.I. Hoop Star Bazil Gets Full College Scholarship

 On Friday, May 3, Virgin Islands basketball player Alex Ackhel Bazil signed a four-year full scholarship to Washington Adventist University (WAU) in Maryland, making good on a promise he made to his mother years earlier.

Read entire articleMay 10 2013 - 7:13am
Isis Collier Wins Sphinx Summer Performance Academy, Tillet’s Foundation AT&T Music Scholarships

 Isis Collier, a fifteen-year-old 10th grade honor student at the Virgin Islands Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy (VIMSPGIA), has once again been accepted to the prestigious Sphinx Performance Academy (SPA) Summer String Program at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio.

Read entire articleMay 9 2013 - 1:57pm
Bar Association Recognizes Former Judge Coffelt for Creating Moot Court Competition

 On May 2, the Virgin Islands Bar Association presented former Territorial Court Judge Soraya Diase Coffelt with an award for creating the Moot Court Competition for high school students, which just celebrated its 19th year.

Read entire articleMay 8 2013 - 5:27pm
Military News of Virgin Islanders for May

 Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.

Read entire articleMay 1 2013 - 5:36pm
Adjutant General Appoints New State Command Sergeant Major

 The Virgin Islands Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Renaldo Rivera, appointed Command Sgt. Maj. Delores English-Edwards as Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) State Command Sergeant Major (SCSM) on Friday, April 19.

Read entire articleApr 24 2013 - 1:51pm
Medical Center Welcomes Bernard A. Wheatley as New CEO

 The St. Thomas-St. John District Governing Board will formally welcome and introduce Bernard A. Wheatley, Ph.D., as the new CEO of the Schneider Regional Medical Center at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 8.

Read entire articleApr 5 2013 - 3:03pm
Military News of Virgin Islanders for April

 Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.

Read entire articleApr 3 2013 - 6:37pm
AARP Virgin Islands Appoints Archie Jennings New State President

 Denyce Singleton, state director of AARP Virgin Islands, has announced that Archie Jennings, an accomplished lawyer, has been selected to lead the local AARP volunteer team.

Read entire articleApr 1 2013 - 6:51pm