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Future Business Leaders of America to Celebrate National Week Activities

During the week of Feb. 8-14, the Virgin Islands Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) will celebrate National FBLA-PBL Week. FBLA-PBL is the largest and oldest business student organization in the world committed to preparing students for careers in business and business-related fields.

Lieutenant Governor Attending Insurance Commissioners Conference

Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter will be out of the territory from Feb. 6-9 to attend the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) conference.

Port Authority to Install Speed Bumps at Cyril E. King Airport

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) will be installing speed bumps along designated areas within the Cyril E. King Airport, beginning on Monday, Feb. 9.

Public Health and Statistics Highlighted at Fourth Cardiac Symposium

On the second day of the Virgin Islands Cardiac Symposium, there were presentations about cardiovascular disease in the territory along with other heart related topics.

Park Gets Donation of Haulover Land

For decades, residents and visitors sunned, snorkeled and swam at both north and south sides of Haulover because most thought it was part of V.I. National Park or other public land.

Two Injured in Estate Contant Drive-By

Two people were parking their car Friday afternoon in Estate Contant when another car opened fire on them, injuring both, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Man Attacked by Machete-Wielding Woman

A man was on his way to work Friday morning when he was attacked by a machete-wielding woman he identified as a former girlfriend, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Man Injured in Kronprindsens Gade Shooting

A man was shot early Friday morning after leaving a club on Kronprindsens Gade, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Man Arrested in Domestic Violence Assault

V.I. Police officers arrested 31-year-old Tashimo Scatliffe, of Paul M. Pearson Gardens, Friday and charged him with second-degree assault, domestic violence, in an incident that occurred Dec. 29.

Casino Control Commission Issues Order to Maintain Live Races, Keep Racino Open

The Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission on Friday issued an order to Treasure Bay VI, Corp., the Flamboyant Horsemen Association Inc., and TRAXCO Inc. requiring the parties to revert to the status quo ante, according to a statement from the CCC.

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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin "Brownie" Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veteran's Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin "Brownie" Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. That's how long General Gade's been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas' oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.
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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin Brownie Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veterans Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin Brownie Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. Thats how long General Gades been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.

 

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Well deserved! Congratulations! thanks to Mr. Irvin "Brownie" Brown for good memories.

Congratulations!!! So Well Deserved!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸΎπŸ‘πŸ‘ Very Best Wishes!!

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