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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 October 17-21

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:

2016-10-22 03:11:15
Markoe School Plans Extravaganza: Hispanics United in the V.I.

Claude O. Markoe Elementary School will present the annual Hispanics United in the Virgin Islands Extravaganza from noon to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, in the gymnasium.

2016-10-22 02:43:36
Women's Coalition Holds Take Back the Night Silent March and Rally

On Thursday more than 100 people continued the tradition, marching while holding candles in silence from the Frederiksted fish market to the Eliza McBean clock tower in Buddhoe Park. 

2016-10-21 21:45:47
Religion — St. Croix
Jehovah's Witnesses Gather to Commemorate Death of Jesus

April 9, 2009 - Jehovah's Witnesses will gather in their Kingdom Halls after sundown on St. Croix, Thursday, April 9, to commemorate Jesus' death.
It is marked with a simple ceremony, and all interested persons are invited to attend. Jehovah's Witnesses consider Jesus' death as the most important event in history because Jesus sacrificed his perfect human life in behalf of mankind. He did this so others can gain everlasting life.
As a Christian congregation, they show their appreciation to Christ and the Heavenly Father, Jehovah, for what they did in humanity's behalf by attending this special service called the Memorial of Christ's Death.
The following is a listing of the memorial services scheduled throughout St. Croix on Thursday evening:
Place: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, No. 7 Orange Grove (behind FirstBank)
Time: Spanish service at 6:30 p.m. and English service at 7:45 p.m.
Place: Assembly Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 23C North Carlton Road
Time: Spanish service at 6:30 p.m. and English service at 7:45 p.m.
Place: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 23C North Carlton Road
Time: Sign Language service at 8 p.m.
These are free services and all interested persons are invited to attend.

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