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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
Lisa Marie Galiber, 1960-2011

      It is with great sadness that the Galiber family announces the passing of Lisa Marie Galiber.  Lisa died in California on Monday at the age of 50.

           A native of St. Croix, Lisa was born to Dr. Andre Galiber and Edith Rose Lewis Galiber on Dec. 16, 1960. She was raised on St. Croix, graduated from St. Dunstan’s School in 1978 and later from Purdue University with honors in 1981.
           She is survived by her mother, Edith Rose Lewis Galiber; her children: Isla Rose and Che Forgeron; her ex-husband and best friend, Mark Forgeron; her siblings: Dr. Andre Galiber Jr., Dr. Angelo Galiber, Cecile deJongh, Dr. Dante Galiber and Marcel Galiber; 16 nieces and nephews as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.
Funeral arrangements for Lisa Marie Galiber have been announced by her family.  On Tuesday, June 7, viewing of the body takes place at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, California, from 9 a.m.–11 a.m. followed by the funeral mass at John Fisher Church at 1 p.m.
            Some of her ashes will be interred at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on Friday, June 10.
A memorial service will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church on St. Croix on Thursday, June 30, beginning with tributes at 10 a.m. and a mass at 11 a.m. 
Interment of her ashes will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Christiansted Cemetery.
            In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be sent to the two places where Lisa worked, helped others and sought comfort:
Clear Blue Skies, Inc., Post Office Box 778, St. Thomas 00804   contact: www.cbsvi.org 
or 10,000 Helpers of St. Croix Inc., 301 Hospital Street, Frederiksted, St. Croix, VI 00850  contact: 719-2828 or            

 

 

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