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CHRISTIANSTED — June is the month that all attention is on men’s preventive health care. As part of a Congressional health education program, the month of June is celebrated throughout the United States as Men’s Health Month. The Virgin Islands Department of Health routinely joins in this celebration and wants

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CHRISTIANSTED — Cane Bay Films is pleased to announce that filmmaker Johanna Bermúdez-Ruiz’s recent short film, Soléne won the Special Jury Award at the International Outfest Film Festival, Dominican Republic! Bermúdez-Ruiz stated, “It was truly a great honor to receive this award and we are sincerely grateful to Outfest for

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix native Tim Duncan returned home to help launch a new children’s education initiative called “Yes! Our Kids Can.” Duncan and his wife Vanessa will be donating $500,000 via The Tim Duncan Foundation to help kick start the program, which is designed to help create higher education opportunities

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will make an official announcement of his signing the U.S. Virgin Islands into the AARP network of age-friendly communities tomorrow. The announcement, as well as address by the governor and other leaders of AARP in The Virgin Islands, will take place during the government

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As a part of the VIPD’S Initiative in “Meeting the People” Deputy Police Commissioner Celvin G. Walwyn visits a local church every other Sunday.  The idea is that many people do not attend town hall meetings, but they will attend church on Sunday, Walwyn, an evangelical Christian

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At least 170 people filled Victor’s New Hideout on Saturday morning for Senator Marvin Blyden’s 5th Annual V.I. Women United to Empower Scholarship Breakfast. The Senator explained that this year’s honorees, Sara W. Connell, Ramona A. Patino Diaz, Senator Judy M. Gomez and Rosalia Rhymer-Rohan, were selected because of their selfless dedication and

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CHRISTIANSTED — Senate President Kenneth Gittens is asking residents to join him this week in saluting our law enforcement community in recognition of National Police Week which is observed this year May 12-18. Senator Gittens, who worked for more than 20 years in law enforcement, is encouraging residents to show appreciation to

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FREDERIKSTED — In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as police week. This year national police week is being celebrated from May 12 to Saturday in the territory. Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police

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CHRISTIANSTED — AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Virgin Islands Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50+ Virgin Islanders who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of our community members. “AARP in The Virgin Islands is excited to shine a light on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The premiere weekend for the final play of the Pistarckle Theater 2018-19 Season will be Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11, 8 p.m. featuring the “engrossing, provocative” drama “Doubt,” written by John Patrick Shanley, and directed by Pistarckle’s Resident Director Frank Bartolucci.  Additional performances are Friday

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