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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Firefighters and Hospital Staff Train for Dealing with Hazardous Materials

A group of St. Croix firefighters and Gov. Juan Luis Hospital staff are learning how to deal with gas spills, terrorist incidents and hazardous materials during a four-day training program.

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2016-08-24 23:03:33
Why are the Mangroves Dead at Great Pond?

Residents have been wondering what happened on the South Shore at Great Pond, where there once were healthy, lush green mangroves.

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2016-08-24 22:58:42
The Bookworm: Read the 'Writings on the Wall'

Readers with the right mindset will find this book to be informative and entertaining but be prepared to take your time get the most from it. What’s here is deep and wide and nowhere near quick.

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2016-08-24 22:47:34
Deaths — St. Croix
Anan Chinua Sealey Dies at 20

Oct. 26, 2007 - Anan Chinua Sealey of Croixville Apartments died on Oct. 19, at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital. He was 20 years old.
He is survived by his mother, Bridget Walton; sister, Tiffany Lang; brothers: Shane Valmont, Rashad Valmont and Joshua Sealey; grandparents: Iver and Juanita Abramson; fiancé, Tamika Washington and adopted mother, Robin Bruce. He is also survived by adopted brother and sisters: Adam Bruce, Jovetny, Amber and Xenya Bruce; aunts: Rita Vallarde, Doreen Reivers, Elita Smith and Marie Sealey; uncles: Lamon Walton Jr. and Marc E. Abramson; mentors: Renholdt Jackson, Matthew Gaddy and the Open Doors Workers; very close friend: Shalima; and many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m., on Monday, Oct. 29, at the Kingshill Cemetery Chapel, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m., at the chapel. Interment will be at the Kingshill Cemetery.
Professional services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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