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Local Leaders Mourn Passing of USVI Cultural Icon Dorothy Elskoe

Staff Consortium | December 07, 2019

Local leaders this week offered condolences to the family of Virgin Islands cultural icon Dorothy Elskoe.   Mrs. Elskoe, a native of St. Thomas, was an incredible ambassador of Virgin Islands history and culture, whose breadth of experience in other areas such as business and community mobilization, leaves us the better for it, according to the Dept. of Tourism.   Governor Albert Bryan said, “It is with a heavy heart that I mourn the death of well-known and beloved educator and culture-bearer Dorothy Elskoe, who touched the hearts and lives of innumerable Virgin Islanders. There are certain people whose contributions and accomplishments make them a permanent part of Virgin Islands culture, and Dotsy, as she was popularly known, is one of them.”   A graduate of Charlotte Amalie High School, Mrs. Elskoe, who was affectionately called "Dotsy",…

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Ernice Gilbert | December 07, 2019

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Bill Posthumously Honoring Fallen Soldiers Who Died…

Staff Consortium | November 25, 2019

Members of the Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation, and Aging, chaired by Sen. Myron Jackson,…