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DOH to Host Annual Wheel-Out Event: Get Fit to Fight Diabetes
In recognition of American Diabetes Month, the Virgin Islands Department of Health and its community partners will host the 3rd…

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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 December 5-9

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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2016-12-10 02:42:40
Sunday, Dec. 18, Is for the Birds and the Christmas Bird Counters

Volunteers on St. Croix will be participating in the Audubon Society’s Annual Christmas Bird Count on Sunday, Dec. 18. This year will be the 117th time the international organization has hosted the count all over the world.

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2016-12-10 02:34:40
Boat Parade to Kick Off Crucian Christmas Carnival

St. Croix's month of Christmas festivities gets going this weekend with the annual boat parade in Christiansted harbor, followed by Crucian Christmas Carnival competitions, fairs and tramps.

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2016-12-09 00:15:53
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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