Saturday, April 18, 1998

US Virgin Islands

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Prince and Princess Selected

They had to struggle through several rain storms, tough competition and through the difficulties came the victors. The first runner ups in the Prince and Princess Competition was Annalise Setorie and Dimitri Maduro who were also judged Most Photogenic and Top Intellect. The winners of the competition were Asia Hill and Orlando Amaro and also had the best formal wear and best Talent too.

Today’s Photo: Lt. Governor’s Summer House

Current Conditions in Paradise:

Temperature: 78 Degrees at 8 AM Skies: Sunny, Occasional Cloud Chance of Showers: 30%: Water Temp: Perfect Whale Watch: 4 Whales spotted in Virgin Islands Waters Beach and Swimming Conditions: Perfect Sailing and Diving Conditions: World Class! Drinks: Ready for You!

Madras Cloth Available

Madras Cloth is a tradition in the Virgin Islands and in honor of the 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Commemoration there is a sale of Madras cloth on sale this Sunday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM in Emancipation Garden. And on Sunday Bradley Christian – the famous St. Croix Quadrille Caller will be showing many different uses for Madras cloth.

Tutu Park Mall Celebrates Carnival

In the spirit of Carnival, Tutu Park Mall has decided to play the carnival calypso songs over the Public Address System – they are asking all bands performing in Carnival to bring their tapes to Tutu Park Mall. IN other Carnival News, the 1998 Carnival Souvenir Booklets are available with photos, facts, and Carnival history. They are available at Carnival headquarters and all the usual record stores and ticket outlets.

Centeno Says Newspaper got it Wrong.

Juan Centeno, the Finance Commissioner says he was misquoted in the newspaper. While the commissioner said we may need a freeze on non-essential vendor services, he did not say that we should stop obtaining critical resources like medicines, utilities, janitorial services, leases and other expenses. We can not put the community at risk Centeno said.

Team Caribbean in New Zealand

This is a warm up for the America’s Cup Challenge racing and our Team Caribbean is in New Zealand to sail against many of the teams that will compete in the America’s Cup. Peter Holmberg has his local team there and won their frist race against the Italian team and lost the next race to the French Team. The Team C Team is composed of Peter Holmberg the skipper, Benm Beer, Dave Dutcher, Ian Exton, Maurice Krug, Morgan Avery and John Cutler of St. Thomas. From St. John come team mates Ernest Mattian and Mark James. Phillip Barnard joined the team from St. Vincent, Clint Brooks of Barbados and Kiko Dalmau of Puerto Rico. The Team is sponsored by American Airliens and GANT USA.

Gephardt Coming to St. Croix

Territorial Committee of the democratic Party will meet at 10:00 AM at St Gerard’s Hall in Frederiksted democratic Leader of the US House, Dick Gephart will be at the rally for the new West End Democratic Club at the same location.

Coming Up:

Lockhart school walk-a-thon has been postponed to next Saturday the 25th. Independent Citizen’s Movement Political Party meeting scheduled for today has been postponed until May 9th. Wesleyan Academy will be testing new students for the upcoming school year beginning at 9:30 AM on April 18th Retired Police Officers are meeting at 10:00 AM at Percy’s Bus Stop * Clean up Coki Point is today starting right now You are invited to take a ride to Coki Point for the event. Blood Pressure screening at Tutu Park Mall Saturday 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM sponsored by Emergency Medical Services. Lung Association of the Virgin Islands has a yard sale on today from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM at 239 Bournefield. 9:00 AM µSt. Croix Education Complex Vocational School has a 4X4 Show today at 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM with awards and trophies for the best in show and other categories. Charlotte Amalie Lions will hold an induction ceremony for new members. This is global Lions induction day – and there are three new members in the Charlotte Amalie Lions club. Learn to Swim Classes begin to day for ages 2.5 thru adult – Call Kathy at 779-2500 Antilles School is presenting Thornton Wilder’s Classic Play Our Town on April 16, 17 and 18th at 7:30 PM – Tickets are $6. Carnival Time: Queen Talent & Selection Show 8:00 P.M. Lionel Roberts Stadium National Association of Social Workers are celebrating 50 years of social work with a grand Celebration today on St. Croix at Cormorant Beach Club –

Water Island Report

Let me check, Nope, nothing. See this space tomorrow and see if anything happened.

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