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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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Low Pressure System Likely to Develop as it Approaches Caribbean

A broad area of low-pressure about 700 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands is likely to develop in the next few days, and though it currently appears to be on a heading that will take it south of the V.I., residents should keep an eye on it. 

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2016-09-26 23:27:27
St. Croix Golf Association to Host Eastern Caribbean Championships

For the first time in over a decade, the St. Croix Golf Association (ECGA) will host eight countries for the Eastern Caribbean Golf Association Championships at Carambola Golf Club.

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2016-09-26 13:22:14
Virtue of the Week: Gentleness

Gentleness is acting and speaking in a way which is considerate and kind to others. Gentleness is moving wisely, touching softly, holding carefully, speaking quietly and thinking kindly. 

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2016-09-25 11:26:18
Deaths — St. Croix
St. Clair Wynter Dies in Newark, New Jersey

St. Clair Wynter died on Saturday, May 7, in Newark, New Jersey.
          He is survived by his mother, Deseree Wynter; father, Noel Wynter; sisters: Vernarine Tuckett, Robertine Wynter Martin, Jackie Wynter and Janelle Jeffers; brother, Wesley Wynter; brothers-in-law: Wayne Martin, Arnie Jeffers and Robert Tuckett; nieces: Brithney and Autumn Wynter; nephews: Akeen Dyer, Vevonte' Sweeney, Jovaun Jeffers, Shoyan France and Keon Martin; great niece, Erricka Dyer; aunts: Oraine Roper, Ena Viera, Dulcie Wynter and Melda Sweeney; uncles: Delroy Sweeney, Eszart Wynter, Charles Roper, Morris Simpson and Vaughn Sweeney; special friends: Mario Coates, Rigel Fontbuena, Robert Hiwat, Terrance Patmore, Theophilus Christopher and Julliette Soudatt; cousins and other relatives: Melbourne, Stephen, Denisha, Demitre, Deshawn and Sheldon Sweeney, Minerve Delauney, Hazeline Titre, Brittney, Brandon, Gabriel, and Ezart Wynters Jr.; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
          There will be a viewing held at 9 a.m. and a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, at the Calvary Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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