Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Career Achievements

Max Moreis completes paramedic training

Max Moreis of Oak Bluffs, an emergency medical technician (EMT) of five years’ standing who has worked with all four Island ambulance services, has completed the Field Training and Evaluation Program with Pro EMS,...

Armen and Vicky Hanjian given Spirit of the Vineyard Award

Vicky and Armen Hanjian received the 19th annual Spirit of the Vineyard Award from Vineyard Village at Home at a ceremony on Monday, Dec. 12, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center. According to a...

Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society wins advertising awards

The Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society, headquartered in West Tisbury, garnered five awards in the 2016 Massachusetts Agricultural Fairs' Association (MAFA) Media Awards competition, which were presented during the organization’s annual meeting on Nov. 5...

Paula Lyons named to New England Broadcasters Hall of Fame

Paula Lyons of Vineyard Haven will be inducted into the New England Broadcast Association Hall of Fame on Oct. 13. According to a press release, Ms. Lyons was a nationally recognized consumer reporter for...

David McCullough to receive Saint-Gaudens Medal and Honorary Park Ranger Award

On Oct. 4, David McCullough, prizewinning author and historian and resident of West Tisbury, will receive the Saint-Gaudens Medal and the Honorary Park Ranger Award. The two awards celebrate Mr. McCullough’s success in engaging...

Riley Craig named Honor Graduate of U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps

MVRHS junior Riley Craig of Edgartown was designated the Alfa Division Honor Graduate upon completion of two weeks of basic recruit training with the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps. According to a press release,...

Liz Stiving-Nichols recognized by Traditional Home magazine

Liz Stiving-Nichols, owner of Vineyard Interior Design, has been named one of the country’s 10 most notable, up-and-coming interior designers — “The New Trads.” According to a press release, Traditional Home’s panel of editor...

Tyler Moreis completes Rural Police Officer Training Program

Tyler T. Moreis of Oak Bluffs graduated from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Artesia, N.M., on June 10, 2016. He successfully completed 15 weeks of training in the Rural Police Officer...

Frank Markwica earns professional degree

Frank M. Markwica of Sandpiper Realty recently was awarded the designation of graduate of Realtor Institute (GRI) by Massachusetts Association of Realtors President Corinne Fitzgerald. According to a press release, the GRI designation signifies...

Re/Max agents earn awards for outstanding business performance

On May 8, Doug Reece, broker and owner of Re/Max on Island in Vineyard Haven, presented annual production awards to the agents in his office. According to a press release, Helena Kirschenbaum and Perry...

Dr. Lisa Nagy speaks to NIEHS

Dr. Lisa Nagy was honored to speak at the request of Linda Birnbaum, the director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). According to a press release, Dr. Nagy, along with other...

Col. Smith assumes command

Lieutenant Colonel Sean M. Smith, son of Michael and Lucie Smith of Edgartown, assumed command of the Army’s Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (MARSS) Project Management Office on Jan. 29, 2016, in a...

Caitlyn Coogan Reynal named Teacher of the Year

Caitlyn Coogan Reynal, who graduated from Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School in 2002, has been named Teacher of the Year at the Bensley Elementary School in Richmond, Va. Ms. Reynal, who is the daughter of...

Alex Baynes of Edgartown becomes U.S. Navy lieutenant commander

Lieut. Cdr. Alexander B. Baynes of the United States Navy was promoted to his present rank on Sept. 1. The promotion ceremony, in Monterey, Calif., was attended by his parents, Les and Judy Baynes...

Dr. Dina BenDavid named Master Facial Injector

Dina BenDavid, D.N.P., of the Center for Cosmetic Enhancement and Wellness in Edgartown, has become a Master Facial Injector through extensive advanced training with Allergan Pharmaceuticals. This certification is awarded to only the most...

Local art students recognized at regional awards

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Sixteen MVRHS students take honors at 2015 Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards.

Island Alpaca’s Ashleigh Plante wins alpaca photo competition

Ashleigh Plante of West Tisbury, farm assistant at Island Alpaca, was recently recognized at the Virginia Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (VAOBA) Expo for her photography. Ms. Plante’s photograph won the blue ribbon and the...

John Early named to receive Spirit of the Vineyard award

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard announced on Monday that it has selected John Early of West Tisbury to receive the 2014 Spirit of the Vineyard Award at a ceremony scheduled at 2 pm, at the...

Achievements

James Pringle of Vineyard Haven was appointed to another term as a Justice of the Peace for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with a "special designation to solemnize marriages, for seven years, if said appointee shall...

Achievements

Simi Horwitz, a seasonal resident of Vineyard Haven, has won the New York Press Club Award for Entertainment News, for a piece on the challenges faced by Jewish feminist theater artists performing in Muslim...