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DOE Payroll Office to Remain at Hospital Street Headquarters

The Virgin Islands Department of Education Office of the Insular Superintendent- St. Croix District informs the public that its Payroll…

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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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Beach Advisory for January 17-20

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2017-01-20 20:20:22
St. Thomas Starring in Upcoming HGTV Show

Two upcoming January episodes of the popular HGTV series “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” are expected to feature St. Thomas and several local professionals.

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2017-01-20 18:28:46
Democatic Party State Chairwoman Calls for Senator Elect to be Seated in Legislature

The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands is concerned that more than one week after the 32nd Legislature has been sworn in, the seventh St. Thomas seat remains vacant.

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2017-01-20 17:42:32
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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