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VIPD Commissioner Advises Public on Avoiding Crime During the Holidays

Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. and the Virgin Islands Police Department wish everyone Season’s Greetings and the very best…

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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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Douglas Edward Sell Dies at 63

Douglas Edward Sell passed away in his peaceful home on St. Thomas in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 23. He was 63.

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2014-12-26 13:53:10
Kwanzaa Schedule of Events Celebrates Seven Principles

The celebration of Kwanzaa begins Kwanzaa Eve, Dec. 25, and Virgin Islanders can learn how to use the seven principles of Kwanzaa 365 days a year.

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2014-12-25 15:56:00
Lieutenant Governor Winding Down in Atlanta

Lt. Gov. Gregory Francis has moved all his personal belongings out of the lieutenant governor’s office to make room for his successor, Lt. Gov. elect Osbert Potter, and is spending the holidays with his family in Atlanta.

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2014-12-24 19:14:27
Lifestyles - Food and Wine — St. Thomas
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
CHOCOLATE MUFFINS FOR LOVE AND FLAVOR

Think of things to eat on Valentine's Day and chocolate comes to mind. Despite the sweet's association with amor, research indicates what we love about it is simply the taste. Take Double-Chocolate Banana Muffins, for example.

Read entire articleFeb 10 2002 - 11:37pm