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Two Injured in Shooting at Winston Raymo Basketball Court

Two people, a young adult and a teen, received minor injuries late Saturday when shots were fired at the Winston…

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Junior Achievement Teams, Delta Airlines, VIPA Explore Careers in Aviation

High school students from St. Croix and St. Thomas participated in a “job shadow” experience on Thursday, May 26, at the Cyril E. King airport. Debra Ceronsky, a Delta Airlines’ station manager, initiated the program by reaching out to Junior Achievement VI. Rather than limit the program to just the airline, the team agreed to bring on the V.I. Port Authority (VIPA) as a partner and expose the students to the entire aviation sector.

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2016-05-30 16:13:05
Antilles Sailing Team Ties for Fourth in Nationals

The Antilles High School sailing team placed fourth in the Interscholastic Sailing Association’s Baker National Championship, which took place Saturday and Sunday in Anacortes, Washington. 

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2016-05-30 01:12:09
Virtue of the Week: Helpfulness

Helpfulness is being of service to others, doing thoughtful things that make a difference in their lives. Offer your help without waiting to be asked. Ask for help when you need it. 

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2016-05-29 21:50:04
Lifestyles - Health-Fitness — St. Thomas
Zumba Fitness Classes Offered

Zumba fitness classes are being held from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Read entire articleAug 1 2011 - 8:20pm
DOH Reminds Residents to Guard Against Dengue Fever

June 1 commenced the official start of the hurricane season and with it comes increased rains that could provide breeding opportunities for mosquitoes, hence putting residents at risk for dengue fever, according to a press release issued on Friday by the V.I. Department of Health.

Read entire articleJun 4 2011 - 8:17am
Essential Oils Rock!

I'd previously been underwhelmed by the health benefits of essential oils, but that all changed after grueling dental surgery—without anesthesia.

Read entire articleJun 1 2011 - 12:36pm
Body, Mind, Spirit Energy Healing Fair Slated for March 12

A Body, Mind, Spirit Energy Healing Fair is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, at Magens Bay.

Read entire articleMar 9 2011 - 1:17pm
Health Beat: Heart Health for Women

The number one killer of American women, heart disease strikes down more women than all cancers combined.

Read entire articleFeb 28 2011 - 10:32pm
UVI School of Nursing Collaborates to Hold Meetings on Aging Research

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Nursing, Caribbean Exploratory Research Center of Excellence (CERCE) is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to host the Directors Regional Meeting on Aging and Health Disparities Research.

Read entire articleFeb 24 2011 - 5:45am
Governor Praises V.I. Diabetes Projects, Thanks Danish Company for Funding

 

            Governor John P. de Jongh Jr. recently urged Virgin Islands residents to take advantage of educational programs concerned with managing diabetes mellitus that are being offered through a joint venture with the Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk.
Read entire articleJul 30 2010 - 1:41am
Cancer Support V.I. in St. Thomas Hosts Oncologist and Naturopathic Physician

Cancer Support VI announces the next free presentation by Dr. Petra Ketterl, medical oncologist, and Dr. Kathryn Anderson, a naturopathic physician, from Cancer Treatment Centers of America, (CTCA) in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Read entire articleApr 28 2010 - 12:45am
Government and Organizations Offering Free Developmental Screenings for Preschoolers

Parents with concerns about their young child’s development should take advantage of a free developmental screening or Child Find being offered jointly by the Departments of Health, Education and Human Services, as well as Lutheran Social Services and the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleMar 17 2010 - 2:15am
DOH Issues Advisory on Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Department of Health Commissioner Julia Sheen is advising the public of recent reports of conjunctivitis, commonly referred to as pink eye, in the territory and is urging residents to seek medical attention if they feel they have contracted the infection.

Read entire articleMar 5 2010 - 4:16pm