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Human Services Temporarily Closes Public Assistance Offices

The Department of Human Services Division of Family Assistance will temporarily close its offices on Tuesday, Jan. 27, on St.…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Attorney Douglas Sprotte Responds

Senior prosecutor Douglas Sprotte responds to rumors relative to his resignation.

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2015-01-22 16:12:34
The Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health

Empirical knowledge is far more important to me than all the crap we are bombarded with in the media – all the “research” paid for by whom we must ask. Do your own research.

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2015-01-21 16:20:00
Undercurrents: VIHFA Takes Care of the ‘Pennies’

Little things can mean a lot, for example the $1.9 million of federal funds channeled through the V.I. Housing Finance Authority to grassroots organizations to fight homelessness and poverty.

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2015-01-19 20:39:06
Lifestyles - Food and Wine — St. Thomas
OLD STONE FARM HOUSE: PROVENCE-ON-THE-GREEN

The Old Stone Farm House "is a splurge," the Tottering Taster reports, but one well worth it, with food that's first class as well as creative, and an ambience that allows for quiet conversation. "If it weren't for the climate, you would swear you were in Provence," our restaurant critic opines.

Read entire articleMar 31 2002 - 11:57pm
A HEART-HEALTHY SALMON DISH FOR GOOD FRIDAY

According to local history, many fishermen traditionally didn't venture out in their boats during Holy Week. So, for Good Friday, dishes featuring salt cod, herring or salmon took precedence over fresh fish on many family tables. Here's a today-style recipe for low-fat salmon loaf that comes with its own low-fat white sauce.

Read entire articleMar 24 2002 - 11:16pm
GERTRUDE MELCHIOR'S ASPARAGUS PUDDING

Celebrate the upcoming Transfer Day holiday on March 31 with a dish that dates back to the days when the Virgin Islands was known as the Danish West Indies.

Read entire articleMar 18 2002 - 12:24am
ST. PADDY'S DAY CORNED BEEF, ISLAND STYLE

Next Sunday's St. Patrick's Day, and for those who con't care for the traditional Irish dish of corned beef and cabbage, here's a West Indian version -- without the cabbage.

Read entire articleMar 11 2002 - 12:13am
YES, PUMPKIN FRITTERS CAN BE GOOD FOR YOU!

By skipping the oil and using skim milk, you can lighten up a Virgin Islands favorite -- pumpkin fritters -- in honor of March being National Nutrition Month.

Read entire articleMar 3 2002 - 7:10pm
SAY CHEESE, AND THEY ALL SMILE -- BETWEEN BITES

Tuesday evenings are cheese- and wine-tasting time at the Gourmet Gallery in Havensight. The most recent one focused on cheese varieties not familiar to many shoppers -- all made from goat's milk. "Sampling is the conversation starter," event planner Bill Hyde says.

Read entire articleMar 3 2002 - 4:57pm
PEANUT DIP DOES WONDERS FOR WINGS

If you're nuts about chicken, then celebrate the upcoming month of March's designation as National Peanut Month with spicy wings plunged into a peanut-y dip.

Read entire articleFeb 24 2002 - 11:27pm
TROPICALIA SCORES HIGH FOR FOOD AND AMBIENCE

When hunger hit on evening not too long ago, the Tottering Taster was off to Tropicalia, where everything sampled was palate pleasing, and the meal came with a stunning view, a choice of seating options and no madding crowd to get in the way of quiet conversation.

Read entire articleFeb 20 2002 - 5:51pm
WANT TO ADD SPICE TO CAULIFLOWER? TRY CURRY

If you like chicken curry but want to go the vegetarian route, then try a nutritious dish of curried cauliflower with brown lentils and chunks of fresh tomatoes.

Read entire articleFeb 17 2002 - 10:39pm
JAMAICAN ASSOCIATION 'JERK COOK-OUT' IS FEB. 23

The Jamaican Association of St. Thomas/St. John will hold its second "Authentic Jerk Cook-out" day on Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Fort Christian parking lot.

Read entire articleFeb 13 2002 - 1:57pm