Louise Wrensford ALBANY, Georgia – A graduate of the University of the Virgin Islands St. Thomas campus has been named the dean of the graduate school at Albany State University. Louise Wrensford is also the new associate provost for Research and Sponsored Programs, the university said in a statement.
Edward Mangano NEW YORK – One of the top twenty newspapers in the United States is asking the musical question how is it that the business of the Nassau County government has to be discussed in the Virgin Islands and other exotic Caribbean locales – with the government employee’s
FREDERIKSTED – As summer winds down, the Virgin Islands Police Department’s Office of Highway Safety is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on drunk driving. A 20-day, high-visibility campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, is a partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
FREDERIKSTED — Students at the Queen Louise Home for Children will start the new school year with the tools they need to succeed, due in part, to the University of the Virgin Islands “Backpacks for Success” outreach project. University students, faculty and staff donated school supplies to the 18 residents
Alvin “Alvin Gee” Southwell at work PHOTO CREDIT: VIRGIN ISLANDS SOURCE CHRISTIANSTED – Legendary radio broadcaster Alvin “Alvin Gee” Southwell apparently died at his apartment in St. Croix from natural causes Thursday, according to friends and family. He was 57. People who listen in to Southwell’s popular news roundup program said a WLDV “Da Vybe”
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police on St. Thomas are asking for help from the public in locating a 16-year-old girl who has been missing since last week, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said Lyn’Nisha Genita Ambrose left her home in the Tutu High Rise housing community on Wednesday
Cramer Park Beach in St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – A middle-aged black man was found on the beach at Cramer Park on the East End of St. Croix Wednesday night, an apparent drowing victim, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police on regular patrol were dispatched to Cramer Park at
FREDERIKSTED – Detectives on St. Croix are investigating two incidents of reckless endangerment that occurred at the same location in Candido Guadalupe Terrace on the same date at different times, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were notified by the 911 Emergency Call Center at 2:12 a.m.
James Kelbert SAN JOSE – Virgin Islander by choice James Kelbert played a key role in helping the Virgin Islands’ Under-17 boys basketball team to the championship game of the Centrobasket Tournament in Puerto Rico that earned a spot in next year s FIBA Americas Under-18 Tournament in Tokyo. The
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – An elderly Frenchman pleaded guilty to more than three dozen counts of migrant smuggling in federal court Wednesday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. A statement from U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said Alain Rene Leichtnam, 71, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in St. Thomas to charges related to migrant