Monday, July 28, 1997

US Virgin Islands

[singlepic id=4817 w=180 h=40 mode=web20 float=left]Good morning! This is Alex Randall with Good News Headlines


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Today is Hurricane Supplication Day

This is the day to stop and pray to the Divine that we be spared from the ravages of a hurricane this year.

Current Conditions in Paradise:

Temperature: 84 Degrees Water Temp: 72 Degrees Skies: Crystal Clear, Occasional Cloud Chance of Rain: 20%: Beach and Swimming : Perfect Sailing and Diving : Perfect Drinks: Ready

WAPA has New Chairman

Arthur Downing has been elected as the Chairman of the Board of WAPA. Attorney General Julio Brady was elected vice chair, and Cecil George continues as secretary. Downing says raising the bond ceiling is critical, then they want to look into the possible sale of WAPA

America’s Cup Challenge Gets National Recognition

Our America’s Cup team was in Newport RI over the last week to assemble their design team and to press the flesh with the news media. David Pedrick, our designer said he choose to join our team because we came to the races with a heart and soul, It is concerned with helping people in the place where they live. Pedrick said he will assist us in developing a fleet of Optimist dinghies to help the youth sailing program.

Delegate Christian-Green Speaks out on Immunization

She is our Congressional delegate, she is also a Medical Doctor. Delegate Christian-Green held a briefing for members of the Black Congressional Caucus and the Hispanic Caucus and the Caucus on Women’s issues about the importance of childhood immunizations She said” There is no reason why any child in America should be at risk for any disease for which a vaccine is available.” That’s our doctor delegate.

We have a Queen and Princess

Dept. Housing Parks and Recreation held a pageant on Sunday to select a Queen and Princess among 13 contestants from all the summer camps including contestants from St. John Winston Raymo, McBean and Frenchtown. The New Queen is Kimel Harris 11 year old at Kirwin Terrace and the Princess is Annalise Setorie. We’ll have details for you later in the day

We know where the Inmates are

Attorney General Julio Brady announced that the 70 inmates transferred off St. Thomas are now in Arizona at the Central Arizona Detention Center. At Post Office Box 6100 Florence AZ 85232

Hess Scholarships

Hess Oil has scholarships for 8 recent graduates who are going to college in the fall. Salaama Christopher going to Spelman Univ, Josette Cobb going to Tuskeegee Univ, Nicole Gill going to Clark Univ, Shenell Gordon going to UVI, Josephine Larsen going to UVI, Tiffany Matthew going to Cornell, Nehemiah Prince going to Howard University.

Coming Up:

Tutu High Rise Tenants Association announces their Championship Game in Basketball between Set It Off from Donoe Community and Shoot Out from Tutu High Rise community. At 5:00 PM – at Tutu Basketball Court.

CellOne to register Emergency Workers

Cellular One is pre-registering emergency workers to make sure they are ready if we have a serious storm. If you are involved in the emergency services, then stop in to CellOne and make sure they have your name on the list to get cell phones in the event of a major storm.

Blood Drive Success

The hero of the hour is you. Elated is the word the Red Cross used to describe the Blood Drive in the Virgin Islands. 60 donors on St. John, Thank You! 111 at Nisky Center Thank You! 80 donors at the Federal Building yesterday, Thank You! . The Red Cross got better candidates and better blood. The Red Cross has a Big Thank You to all donors for coming out in July to support the Blood Drive. You make the good news.

Water Island Report

Art Class tonight.

It’s your Good News! You tell us and we’ll tell everyone.