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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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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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2016-08-30 22:34:01
Coastweeks Doubles Down on Goal of Pristine Beaches

Coastweeks events in the territory will run from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. This year, events will include a renewed emphasis on litter prevention thanks to a $99,000 Marine Debris Program grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands.

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2016-08-30 15:31:01
UVI Appoints Benjamin Kraft to Serve as Major Gifts Director

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Benjamin F. Kraft as the new director of major gifts. He is charged with garnering gifts and donations of $10,000 or more.

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2016-08-30 14:33:18
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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