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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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Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you help them. You do a careful job, giving your very best effort. 

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2016-08-28 13:56:29
Beach Advisory for August 22-26

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff.

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2016-08-26 21:02:59
Zika Update: 50 New Cases Reported; Health Plans Action Day

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory. According to the latest surveillance report, the number of cases went from 143 to 193 in the last week.

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2016-08-25 10:40:20
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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