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Libraries, Archives & Museums to Host Gothic Handwriting Workshops

The Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project through a collaboration with…

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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
Family Resource Center Honors Peacemakers Paula Edwards and Shaun Pennington

Attendees of the Family Resource Center’s Peacemaker gala were inspired by the long-term efforts of Paula Edwards and Shaun Pennington to make the Virgin Islands a safer and more just place to live.

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2017-01-20 17:31:36
Deaths — St. Croix
Sylvia Maria Brown Dies at 87

 

Sylvia Maria Brown, also known as "Mother Brown," of Estate St. John died on    Sept. 9, at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital. She was 87 years old.
     She is preceded in death by her mother, Constancia Bushbee Todmann; father, Henry Valdemar Todmann; and granddaughter, Nefertiti O'Bryan.
     She is survived by her daughters: Velma Farrelly Dunbar and Marjorie Brown; son: Louis Brown Jr.; grandchildren: Keno Walcott, Stephanie Chalana Brown, Stephen Brown Jr,     Nataki Brown, Ariel Brown Jr. and Indiana Brown; great grandchildren: Makayla Walcott, Nhaquifa Russell, Sekani Russell, Najeeb Joseph, Sanaa Joseph, Ajani Brown, Zyah Rogers, Sekani Brown, Ariel Brown III and Aurianna Nicholas; daughter-in-law, Leona H. Brown; sister, Kathleen Canton; and nieces: Lorraine James, Mona Monell, Linda Todmann, Collette James, Zelda Todmann, Michelle Hendricks, Etta Todmann Ulette Hodge, Dutchelle Drummond, La Verne Todmann, Jurene Canton and Julie Canton.
She is also survived by nephews: Orville Todmann (Taddy),   Robert Todmann, Henry Todmann, Dawes Todmann Jr., Michael Todmann, Victor Todmann and Jefferey Canton; special friends: Victor Petersen, Lorraine Gibbs, MaeLouise Williams, John De Grasse and Sarah Harvey; stepchildren: Magda Brown Finch, Tony Brown and Alcess Brown; cousins and other relatives: Gwendolyn Blake, Claire Marshall, Myrle Hendricks,Winston Todmann, Walter Todmann, Alice Maynard, Gaynel Turner, Anna Phillipus and family, Warren Todmann, Debbie Tutein, Tyree Knight and Baumann family; adopted grandchildren: Melissa Frederick and J' Ana Brady; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The family requests that festive colors be worn.
     Tributes will begin at 9 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Lord God of Sabaoth Lutheran Church.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

 

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