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Tourism Department Embraces Holiday Spirit, Invites Public to Community Events

The V.I. Department of Tourism (DOT) is spreading holiday cheer and welcomes the public to participate in community events throughout…

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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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The Bookworm: 'A Boy Called Christmas'

If your child is in need of something to get into the holiday mood, then here’s a great early-Christmas gift. “A Boy Called Christmas” is a book they’ll never leave.

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2016-12-07 21:09:19
DutchTeam Wins Carlos Aguilar Match Race

Olympic match racing star Renée Groeneveld and her Dutch team won the Carlos Aguilar Match Race in the waters off St. Thomas, their first-ever Women's International Match Racing Series event. 

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2016-12-07 13:00:02
Lieutenant Governor Visits Stateside Prisons Housing V.I. Inmates

Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter and Bureau of Corrections Director Rick Mullgrav last week visited the Saguaro Correctional Facility in Arizona, which houses 63 inmates from the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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2016-12-06 21:21:17
Deaths — St. Croix
Nadine A. Edney Dead at 60

Nadine Edney
Nadine Edney

 Nadine A. Edney of La Grande Princesse, Christiansted, died on Dec. 15 at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital. St. Croix.
She is survived by her daughters: Tiffany Edney and Christinita Prince; sons: Dawes Todmann, Donaldo Byron, Reuben Prince and Da-Aldo Prince; grandchildren: Amanté, Jahzara and Jahxai Todmann, Jahkim Démari and Jaqan Bryon; godmother, Josephine B. Hector; sisters: Beverly Edney, Anne Edney, Donna Edney, Rhea Dowling and Renee Dowling; brothers: Victor Edney II, Robert Dowling, Reuben Dowling and Roosevelt Dowling; special niece, Robyn W. Motta; special nephew, Robert Motta Jr.; numerous cousins; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 28, at the Lord God of Sabaoth Lutheran Church, Christiansted. The family requests that persons attending this celebration of life service wear festive colors. Cremation will follow.
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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