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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
Democatic Party State Chairwoman Calls for Senator Elect to be Seated in Legislature

The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands is concerned that more than one week after the 32nd Legislature has been sworn in, the seventh St. Thomas seat remains vacant.

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2017-01-20 17:42:32
Deaths — St. Croix
Luis Enrique Rivera Dies at 54

 

Luis Enrique Rivera, also known as "Wallde" or "Henry," of LBJ Gardens died on July 20.
He is survived by his father, Rosendo Rivera Gomes, companion, Tania Renne Tann; son: Khasim Rivera; adopted sons: Yan Carlo and Andy; stepdaughter, Nikita; grandchildren: Khasim Jr. and Kiyana Rivera; daughter-in-law, Eleanor Green Rivera; sisters: Eva, Felicita, Maria, Medelicia, Elva Rivera and Andrea Jensen; adopted sisters: Marilyn Rivera, Alma Roberts and Sandra Cartier; sisters-in-law: Marie, Luz and Linda Rivera; brothers: Rosendo Jr. (Rochy), Luis Antonio (Atiba) and Luis Alfredo (Freddy); adopted brother, Reynaldo Navarro; brothers-in-law: Richard Jensen and Wayne Horton; aunts: Guelina, Delia, Crucita and Juanita Rivera; and uncles: Marciano and Marcialine Rivera.
He is also survived by nieces: Dee Dee, Dalia, Jocelyn and Glenda Encarnacion, Ileana, Lillian, Mayjay, Makida, Ingrid, Makeda, Nakia and Aziza Rivera, Aida L. Belardo-Faucher, Annalisa Jensen, Karishma David, Lisy and Glenda Felix; nephews: Junito, Rupert, Orlando, Osei and Adika Rivera, Roberto, Johnny, Nicholas, David, Tomas, Alberic and Jerry Encarnacion and Omari Horton; great nieces and nephews too numerous to mention; special friends: Sinclair Williams, staff of Department of Housing Parks and Recreations, Etta Todman, Ganash, Motor, Bongo and Reeza, Kari, Hendricks family, Roger Adams, Crook, Yankee Tamaka, Ralph, Muncho, Granger, Zeco, Glady Perez, Nigel Rollins, Blaster, Reynaldo and Mrs. Augusta, and Joshua Family; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Kingshill Cemetery.
The family requests that all who attend wear festive colors.
Professional Funeral Services Entrusted to: James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Located at 6AA La Grande Princesse Telephone: 718-8663 Fax: 718-8661

 

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