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Horace Clarke, Fifth Virgin Islander in Major League Baseball, Passes Away...

Horace Clarke, a former professional baseball player for the New York Yankees and San Diego Padres who was born on St. Croix, passed away Wednesday at the age of 81. 

Bryan Asks for 60 Day State of Emergency Extension

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has sent a request to the Legislature to extend the territory's state of emergency order another 60 days, from Aug. 10 to Oct. 9.

Workers Hurry to Complete Virgin Islands Census

This week, the U.S. Census Bureau announced it will discontinue counting the nation's population at the end of September, a month earlier than planned. The local organization is ahead of the game and initially planned to complete its tally by that date.

Racism is Defined by Experience: Chapter Six

Cletis Clendinen was born on St. Thomas. He says he has not experienced racism in any dramatic way, even during his time living stateside in New Jersey. He speaks of racism mostly from an intellectual perspective; waking up over time to what Black Americans have been through.

Save Coral Bay Sues to Shut Down Marina Development

Save Coral Bay, a nonprofit environmental organization has filed a lawsuit against the governor of the Virgin Islands and the Summer’s End Group LLC to block the construction of a marina in Coral Bay.
Gov. Albert Bryan speaks about the coronavirus in this March photo. (File photo by Susan Ellis)

Bryan Asks Community to Come Forward with Homicide Info

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. began his weekly COVID-19 briefing on Monday with a plea to residents to unite against the gun violence that has been plaguing the territory and come forward with information about recent homicides.

The Difference Between Antigen and Antibodies Testing for Coronavirus

With the novel coronavirus spread around the world, people want to know how to determine if they are infected, whether they've had the virus or if they might be immune and how reliable the testing is.

Saturday Primary Fills Democrats’ November Ballot

Territorywide, the turnout for Saturday's primary was down, with only 69 percent – just over two-thirds as many – casting votes when compared to 2018. The 2018 primary included the race for governor, which always draws voters, and it wasn't held in the middle of a global pandemic.

St. Thomas Swim Association Adjusts to New Normal

The St. Thomas Swim Assocation is finding creative ways to accomplish their mission of teaching members of the St. Thomas community how to swim while keeping their competitive team afloat in the trying times of a global pandemic. 

Counseling V.I. Moms on Breastfeeding

Mother of four Lakima Ford has been a breastfeeding peer counselor at the Charles Harwood Complex, Christiansted, St. Croix clinic for the federal Women, Infants and Children nutritional program for five years.