Andrea Moeckel makes clear what her political convictions are.
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.
Friendliness is being a friend, through good times and bad. You take an interest in other people and make them feel welcome. You share your belongings, your time, and yourself.
Courtesy is being polite and having good manners. When you speak and act courteously, you give others a feeling of being valued and respected. Courtesy helps life go smoothly.
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.
Being forgiving is giving someone another chance after they have done something wrong. Forgive yourself too. Instead of feeling hopeless after a mistake, decide to act differently, and have faith that you can change.
Moleto A. Smith Jr. advises African Americans to make a commitment to keep themselves from getting heart disease. It is the number one killer of black men and women in America.
The St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce opposes an increase in the tobacco tax as another blow to the territory’s retail industry.
Peacefulness is being calm inside. Take time for daily reflection and gratitude. Solve conflicts so everyone wins. Peace is giving up the love of power for the power of love. Peace in the world begins with peace in your heart.
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.