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Homicides 2016

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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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Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you help them. You do a careful job, giving your very best effort. 

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2016-08-28 13:56:29
Beach Advisory for August 22-26

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff.

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2016-08-26 21:02:59
Zika Update: 50 New Cases Reported; Health Plans Action Day

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory. According to the latest surveillance report, the number of cases went from 143 to 193 in the last week.

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2016-08-25 10:40:20
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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