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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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Beware of Fake WAPA Officials
People have been impersonating V.I. Water and Power officials to gain access to homes in the guise of installing shower fixtures or energy saving devices. "They are NOT WAPA Employees.”
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2016-09-28 22:46:13
Source Manager’s Journal: The Mental Health Crisis

There is a need for a "de-otherization" process, to embrace the notion that the affected groups are part of "our" community and deserving of our help and support, to reverse the erosion of empathy .

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2016-09-28 22:20:28
The Bookworm: Treat Yourself to African American History

While it’s true that familiar names are everywhere in this book, readers will also be absolutely treated to stories and mini-biographies from regular people throughout history.

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2016-09-28 21:49:59
Deaths — St. Croix
Conrad Stedroy Whyte Dead at 68

Conrad Stedroy Whyte, also known as "Sudie," of Estate Strawberry died on Jan. 21. He was 86 years old.
He is survived by his spouse, Dorothy Ellenora Whyte; mother-in-law, Daisy Lucille Thomas; daughters: Condacy Walwyn, Carol Whyte-Rosa, Constance Whyte-Kriz, Charmaine Whyte, Colette Whyte and Chenelle Whyte; sons: Conrad Stedroy Whyte Jr. and Conrad Rowan Whyte;  and grandchildren: Calvin Walwyn, Jason Walwyn, Colleen Walywyn, Jahmal Rosa, Orlando Rosa Jr., Keany Rosa, Zoe Kriz, Simone Kriz, Sydney Kriz, Oestiny Still, Careisha Whyte, Cajauna Whyte, Cajona Whyte, Jair Whyte, Jahazzair Whyte, Dionna Hopkins, Khari Hopkins, Dhakiya Hopkins, Onawa Hopkins, Tiazia Anderton, Tajah Anderson and Lechelle Hansford.
He is also survived by sisters: Jane Meade, Bernadine Whyte-Gloade, Rebecca Whyte-Gomes, Violet Whyte and Gemess Lavann; brother, Eustace Glanville; nieces: Althea Benjamin, Monique Meade and Terres Gomes; nephews: Omari Meade, Lyndon Simon, Koedi Gloade, Joan Gomes, Mikhail Gomes, Jason Manderville, Jahmal Manderville, Raheem Manderville and Javonte Manderville; great nieces: Ebony Simon, Shairema Simon, Emani Simon and Tawana Simon; great nephews: Ashton Benjamin, Nigel Glanville and Lyndon Simon Jr.; sons-in-law: Calvin Walwyn, Orlando Rosa Sr. and John Kriz; and brothers-in-law: Alphonso Meade, Joseph Gunthrg and Gloade Gomes; sisters-in-law: Claire Gore and Jocelyn Cumming.
Other survivors include uncle, James Haywood; cousins and other relatives: Paulette and Sharon Haywood, Pauline James, Franklin Haywood, Dionne Haywood and Keithroy Black; special friends: Bentley Cornelius and family, Calvin Whyte and family, Janet Lewis and family, Myron Hendrickson, Charles Anthony, Moncia Jacobs, Kelly, Boston, Ms. Lee, Ms. Hilda, Ms. Cinty, Ms. Miller, Ms. Vanterpool, Domino friends, The Treasures, Bible Study Group and Heritage Dancers; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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