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Monthly Archives: April 2014

    Relay for Life Planned for May on St. Croix

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 21, 2014

    Relay for Life, The American Cancer Society’s largest annual fundraiser, will take place on St. Croix May 17 and 18 at Educational Complex.  Events during the weekend will include a banquet celebrating cancer survivors.  To register a team for the event, contact Donna Jones with the American Cancer Society at 340-201-8264. Remember to subscribe to... Read More

    Easter Bunny Attends V.I. National Guard’s Spring Festival

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 21, 2014

    The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) Family Readiness Group hosted their annual spring festival and Easter egg hunt on Saturday.  Children of military service men and women were invited to visit with the Easter bunny and a clown over lunch.  Other activities included face-painting, coloring and dancing. Remember to subscribe to our feed for up-to-date... Read More

    Caribbean Community Theatre Presents The Storybook Ball

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 16, 2014

    Caribbean Community Theatre (CCT) presented The Storybook Ball last Saturday, starring students of The Calico Cat Company, CCT’s after-school drama program.  The play included nursery rhymes and fairy tales creatively twisted into a collaborative production.  The show was directed by Jan Hart and Sonja Sundaram, and was co-sponsored by Business World and Innovative Companies. Remember... Read More

    Easter Celebrated Island Wide

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 16, 2014

    The Easter holiday is being celebrated all-around St. Croix as it approaches this Sunday.  Undercover Books & Gifts in Gallows Bay hosted an Easter-themed child’s book reading and egg hunt last weekend, while Sweet Bottom Dive Shop at Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort & Spa is planning an egg hunt on the beach this... Read More

    St. Croix Educational Complex Wins Territory Wide Wind Power Competition

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 14, 2014

    A team of students from St. Croix Educational Complex High School took top honors in the KidWind Challenge on Saturday in St. Thomas.  This is the first time the U.S. Virgin Islands took part in this national program.  Kids were supplied with a basic kit to produce their wind turbines, but were free to use... Read More

    St. Croix Food & Wine Experience Week Comes to a Close

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 14, 2014

    The 2014 St. Croix Food & Wine Experience ended yesterday with the Wine in the Warehouse event at Bellows International.  Events included Cuisine on the Green at Carambola Golf Club, a Gourmet Vintner Dinner at Tutto Bene and Sunset Barbeque at Fort Frederik.  The beneficiary of the week’s events was the St. Croix Foundation, which... Read More

    Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins at Sandy Point

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 4, 2014

    Last weekend was the final chance for islanders to enjoy Sandy Point Beach until it reopens in September.  An 800-pound leatherback sea turtle was on the beach Sunday, a good reminder to beach-goers why Sandy Point needs to close this time each year.  After laying her nest Saturday night, the turtle became disoriented.  National Wildlife... Read More

    Humpback Whale Sightings on St. Croix

    By Chris and Kerri Hanley | April 3, 2014

    Every year during the winter months, humpback whales pass by the north shore of St. Croix on their course of migration.  2014 has been particularly good for whale sightings, reported in recent weeks from Cane Bay, Judith’s Fancy and Green Cay Marina.  Approximately 100 meters off areas of the island’s north shore, depth drops dramatically... Read More

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