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DEMOCRATS WILL RISE OR FALL TOGETHER

The newly elected Democrats were elected to build a ladder, however shaky, out of the financial sinkhole and into the new century, writes Frank Jordan. They'll need more than unity, respect and service. They'll need some luck.

HALF-EMPTY FLIGHTS CAUSE CHARTER TO CANCEL

A biweekly charter flight from Newark, N.J., to St. Thomas and St. Croix has been canceled because not enough seats were sold.

CERAMIC TILE FEATURES 11-YEAR OLD'S ARTWORK

The School of Visual Arts and Careers meets in the Fort Christian Museum. So, when the students were assigned to create designs for a silkscreening project, it’s not surprising that one youngster decided to depict the fort’s distinctive clock tower.

3 BRAZILIANS BUSTED ON CREDIT CARD CHARGE

Three Brazilian nationals were arrested Thursday after they were apprehended on board the cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas with fraudulent credit cards. The trio also had magnetic striping machines, blank cards and credit card encoding devices.

FRITZ HENLE SHOW AT JIMMY'S STUDIO

"First Impressions: Fritz Henle's Virgin Islands 1948-1950" will be shown on St. Thomas for the first time throughout the month of January.

PSC COULD GET FOUR NEW MEMBERS

Gov. Charles W. Turnbull and Senate President Vargrave A. Richards can influence the direction of the Public Services Commission with their appointments of four new members to fill vacancies and an expired term.

SIBILLY SEEKS REZONING FOR BALLPARK, SIB'S

St. Thomas developer Leo R. Sibilly wants to rezone three parcels in Estate Elizabeth — including the Sibilly ballpark and Sib's Mountain Bar — for a professional/business center to serve the North Side community.

DONASTORG SEEKS HEARING ON PSC ACTIONS

Sen. Adlah "Foncie" Donastorg has asked Senate President Vargrave A. Richards to convene a Committee of the Whole meeting to hear testimony about the Public Services Commission and telephone rates.

PUBLIC OFFICIALS MUST PUBLISH PHONE NUMBERS

A number of public officials apparently are violating a law passed by the 18th Legislature that requires them to make public their home phone numbers and addresses.

EXPLORING CHANGE, INSIDE AND OUT

This is a year for testing boundaries, not because of the frustrations experienced in '98 but because of new motivation in '99, writes St. Thomas educator Carol Henneman.

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