Shedrick Jones Sr. of NABVETS LOUISVILLE — The National Association for Black Veterans is a nationwide association of veterans. Established in 1969 during very turbulent racial tensions, NABVETS has always served to highlight and preserve the significant and historical contributions of African Americans in the United States military. For more than 40 years
CHRISTIANSTED – As first reported in the St. Croix Sync Tank on Facebook yesterday, the Virgin Islands is under a flash flood watch through this evening, according to the National Weather Service in San Juan. In St. Thomas, the NWS singled out Anna’s Retreat, Charlotte Amalie, East End and West
An Ulla Muller student gets up on stage and sings. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Principal Symra Dee Brown thought she had a way of exposing students to some of the biggest names in the St. Thomas music scene while at the same time raising money to purchase uniforms for the Ulla
COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWN? Health Says It is Testing For Impetigo; Education Says Its Knows Of No Cases
Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum CHRISTIANSTED – An outbreak of impetigo is enough to close down a school district in the United States. And the V.I. Department of Health went on television Tuesday night to announce that it would be testing for the highly-contagious superficial skin infection this week on St.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Seven members of a fishing vessel suffered multiple injuries when their ship ran aground on a reef Saturday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Crew members of the S/V Prowler hit the reef on the Western Coast of St. Thomas before 10:30 p.m. October 17, the
FREDERIKSTED – Agriculture Commissioner Carlos Robles said the Virgin Islands has qualified for additional assistance for livestock farmers on St. Croix who have been adversely affected by the drought that began in February. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack designated St. Croix a primary natural disaster area in August, Robles said.
Most doctors, pharmacists, and other health care providers who work with Medicare are honest. Unfortunately, some aren’t. Seeing as there as a number of medicare frauds to watch out for, like unbundling and card sharing, doing some research into each one could help you get a better understanding of what
FREDERIKSTED – A public debate about slavery reparations has surfaced on the floor of the Parliament in Denmark about whether the Virgin Islands wants “an apology” or “money” for its centennial celebration next year. According to Caribbean Life, the Unity Party in Denmark’s Parliament quoted Shelley Moorhead, president of the
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 20-year-old man driving a motorcycle was badly injured when he was thrown from his bike after it struck a vehicle making an illegal turn on the Weymouth Rhymber Highway last night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Traffic police were notified at 9 p.m. Friday
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 65-year-old St. Thomas woman suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and missing since Thursday was discovered safe, but dehydrated near Brewer’s Bay this morning, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Reported as a “missing vulnerable adult” on Friday, Karen Andrews was last seen at 9 p.m. Thursday