Friday, September 20, 1996

US Virgin Islands

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


The Computer Winners are Announced

There are six new computer owners today. Coca-Cola, Pueblo and WSTA announce the winners of the computers. Conrad Thomas of Williams Delight, W. Lee of Richmond, and Jasmine Kelly you win on St. Croix. On St. Thomas Jade Pilgrim, Realta Charles and Shannie Bailey you win. If you didn’t win, keep going to Pueblo for CocaCola they’ll hold the contest again.

The water testing is over in St. Thomas. Brewers Bay is OK. In St. Croix there is still a question about the waters in Christiansted harbor area.

The governor thanked the Montessori school kids for writing and asking his to stop the closure of Lameshure Bay Research Station. He says the kids made the difference.

Responding to quesitons about the new office in Washington, the Governor says he’s getting a good deal. It costs less for more space and his staff on capitor hill can go after more grant funds.

Congressman Victor Frazer has introduced legislation in the House of Reps to require FEMA to study residential windstorm insurance and change tax laws to encourage insurance companies to write windstorm policies.

Good News Weather:

Looks like Standard Paradise Conditions, clear, sunny, A chance of afternoon rain showers. High around 90 Winds East at 10 to 12 mph. We have no major storms on the horizon (40,75,E5)

You can make a difference.

The Virgin Islands Humanities Council wants you to submit a grant proposal for up to 10,000 for its major grant cycle. Drafts are due by October 11th Call 776-4044 for more information

On the Sore Spot Report:

Dept. of Public Works says the potholes at Emile Griffin Ball Park are fixed. The road looks beautiful. Our caller from Nadir says that the crews were on the spot yesterday and cleaned out Nadir Gut. That’s good news. Now what about those derelict cars above Jane Tuitt school.