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Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 24 Years

The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Virgin Islands is celebrating its national anniversary this week commemorating 24 years…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Friends of National Park Launches New “Villas for the Park” Program

Friends of Virgin Islands National Park is unveiling a new villa partner program that will benefit island villa owners, villa managers and V.I. Islands National Park. “Villas for the Park” now gives St. John visitors a way to support the park at no cost when they stay at vacation rentals found on the Friends Web site.

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2014-07-25 13:34:53
V.I. Little Leaguers Advance to Regional Championship Game

The V.I. Major Little League team defeated Curacao in the semifinal game Thursday in the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport.

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2014-07-25 00:25:47
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Okori Christopher

A self-proclaimed 'nerd,' Okori Christopher uses his technology work for the American Institutes for Research to improve the lives of people in disadvantaged communities.

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2014-07-24 23:22:44
Religion — St. John
Jehovah's Witnesses Will Commemorate Jesus' Death on Saturday

March 20, 2008 - The Christian congregations of Jehovah's Witnesses will commemorate Jesus' death at their meeting places, known as Kingdom Halls, throughout the Virgin Islands on Saturday, March 22, in obedience to Jesus' command in Luke 22:19: "Keep doing this in remembrance of me."
Meeting times are as follows:

St. Croix
Kingdom Hall at 23C North Carlton Road, Frederiksted:
Times: English service at 8 p.m.; Spanish service at 6 p.m.; American sign language at 8 p.m. (same location)
Kingdom Hall at No. 7 Orange Grove, Christiansted (behind First Bank)
Times: English service at 6:00 p.m.; Spanish service at 8 p.m.
St. Thomas
Kingdom Hall at 28 Lower John Dunkoe, Charlotte Amalie
Times: English service at 6:30 p.m.; Creole service at 6:30 p.m. (same location); American Sign Language at 8 p.m.; Spanish service at 8 p.m. (same location); 2nd English Service at 7 p.m. at Mark Marin Center, Antilles School
St. John
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 5-6 Estate Pastory, Cruz Bay, St. John
Times: English service at 7 p.m.; Spanish service at 8:30 p.m.

Jesus' death is an event that changed the history of the world and proved to be the greatest demonstration of love. Jehovah's Witnesses believe that Jesus' death affects every person in that it offers a true hope for a peaceful world. If anyone wants to find how His death affects him and others, then you are encouraged to attend any of these meetings in the language you please and at the time most convenient for you, according to Willmar Acevedo of Frederiksted.
Admission is free and no collections will be taken.
For additional information, call 690-0148 on St. Thomas, and 772-4092 or 719-2330 on St. Croix.

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