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DOE Payroll Office to Remain at Hospital Street Headquarters

The Virgin Islands Department of Education Office of the Insular Superintendent- St. Croix District informs the public that its Payroll…

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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
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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