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Swimming Association Seeking ‘Learn to Swim’ Instructors

The St. Thomas Swimming Association (STSA) is seeking new “Learn to Swim” instructors. This is a part-time position.

Attorney Tom Bolt Appointed to ABA/FJE Council

Linda Klein, president of the American Bar Association, has appointed Tom Bolt, a prominent attorney from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, as a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Fund for Justice and Education Council.

Virgin Islanders Honor Gold Star Mothers and Families

The last Sunday of September each year is designated as Gold Star Mother’s Day throughout the United States of America and its territories. It is a day when citizens pause to recognize and honor those who have lost a son or daughter while they were serving the country as part the U.S. Armed Forces.

Sports, Parks and Recreation Elementary School Scores for Sept. 26, 28, Oct. 3 –...

The following are the results of baseball games played on Sept. 26 at Joseph Aubain/McBean Complex/Griffith Park)

CAHS Alumni Classes Contribute to Alma Mater in a Big Way

Principal Alcede Edwards of Charlotte Amalie High School (CAHS) held a dedication ceremony at the school on Thursday, Sept. 22, to recognize the generous contributions of the alumni classes of 1962 and 1966 that paid for the installation of the school’s mascot on the gymnasium floor and the full renovation of the nurse’s office.

Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Zika!

The blood that shot to my eyes a week ago, an immune reaction to the Zika virus, is almost gone, and the aches and pains getting out of bed Saturday morning seemed to be related more to age than Zika.

UVI Chooses 2016 White House Initiative HBCU All-Star

The University of the Virgin Islands has announced that the student ambassador for the 2016 White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Joásh T. Liburd will represent UVI as one of 73 students from across 63 HBCUs in the United States.

Prominent Virgin Islanders Included in Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History

When the doors of the National Museum of African-American History & Culture opened at 10 a.m., Sept. 24, in Washington, D.C., the work of two prominent Virgin Islanders will be highlighted in its halls: the first black U.S. Navy bandmaster, Alton Augustus Adams of St. Thomas, and the only known free black silversmith, Peter Bentzon of St. Croix.

DOE Cultural Education Introduces Student Workshops on Traditional Music, Lyrics

The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education has embarked on an exciting journey to bring back the traditional music of the V.I. and the Caribbean.

Alton A. Adams Sr. to Be Part of Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History

The U.S. Virgin Islands will be well represented when President Barack Obama officially opens the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 24. Virgin Islander Alton A. Adams will be represented.

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