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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
Edith Albertha Harris Dies at 92

 

Edith Albertha Harris
Edith Albertha Harris

Edith Albertha Harris of Queen Cross Street, Christiansted, died on Sunday, July 29, in Miami, Florida. She was 92 years old.
            She is survived by her adopted son, Dean Walcott; sister, Ruth Lee; brothers: Wesley Lee and Albert Ralph; nieces: Velma and Hyacinth Moore, Violet Mullin, Joycelyn Foster, Ineta VanMeter, Keren Gilead, Sandra Knowles, Janet Webson, Josephine, Jenkings, Hilderine Haywood; Veronica Haywood, Sandra Browne and Florel McFarlande; nephews: Clintford (Basil) Joseph, Vernon, Glenroy Sr., Leslie and Reginald Nicholas, Herman Ford Sr., Floyd Josiah, Daniel Knowles, Malcolm Jenkins, Bobby Tittle, Henley and Alister Barnes, Franklyn Jones, Shawn Lee, Lenworth, Bernard, Olney and Dion Haywood; and great nieces: Iolet Ambrose, Jamela Browne-Tonge, Savannah McFarlande, Amal Josiah, Jamila Foster, Karen King, JoAnne Joseph, Lisa, Lindia and Jacinth Nicholas, Jenae, Jovonne, Tkeyah and Shenequa Joseph, Mailque Josiah, Morrett Karl and Tynajah Mullin.
She is also survived by great nephews: Gregory Springette, Clintford Jr., Corwyn, Clayton Christopher and Tahriq Joseph, Trevor Mullin, Chike and Jelani Foster, Jamaal Tonge, Clinton, Bevon, Glenroy Jr., Michael, Dante, Denali, Andy and Allan Nicholas, Hashim Josiah and Herman Ford Jr., nieces-in-law: Angel Sylvain, Yvonne Joseph and Telasada Josiah, godchild, Kara Spencer; cousin, Elfreda Daniel; special friends: the Piggott family (Antigua) Everne Rymer, Rev. and Mrs. Conrad Spencer, Edith and Eileen James, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Jacobs, and Mr. and Mrs. Keithly Lake (Anguilla); church families: Friedensthal and Faith Moravian Church and New Hope Moravian (Miami); as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, at the Friedensthal Moravian Church, Frederiksted. Interment will follow at the Moravian Cemetery, Christiansted.
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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