Cathy O’Gara once had to travel stateside for one hip replacement but years later was able to have a second hip operation on St. Thomas because of great improvements at Schneider Regional Medical Center. She is concerned about those who cannot afford to go to stateside for an operation now that SRMC has stopped offering these kinds of services.
Shawn Zeller has written an open letter to Mr. Jon Stryker, who owns the land that was Maho Bay Camps on St. John, asking him to donate the land to the National Parks system.
Ted Kelliher is upset that the library at the University of the Virgin Islands is only putting photographs of black people on a mural that celebrates Black History Month.
Dana Bartlett, owner of the Carolina Corral, thanks numerous people, stores and organizations for helping to raising funds for her donkeys.
Carlene Woods praises the work and dedication of Claire Roker, who has spent her life preparing young women for Caribbean, national and international pageants.
Khnuma Simmonds-Esannason, Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Council (DVSAC) executive director, reflects on past accomplishments and thanks supporters in advance for what will be a recharged, productive future.
Kyza A. Callwood says that combating crime in the Virgin Islands is a “matter of communication, commitment and time.” He lists several ways to begin this process.
Kendall Griffith, M.D., who recently stepped down as CEO of Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center, gives his reasons for the path he has taken in life, and gives an account of what he and his staff have accomplished at JFL.
Jason Budsan calls for last year’s Bill 30-0525 to re-establish the Virgin Islands inspector general as a semi-autonomous agency should be re-introduced in the present Legislative session.
Brian Granite tells a story about consistently being overcharged by taxi drivers' taking tourists from St. John to Red Hook.