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DOH to Host Annual Wheel-Out Event: Get Fit to Fight Diabetes
In recognition of American Diabetes Month, the Virgin Islands Department of Health and its community partners will host the 3rd…

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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 December 5-9

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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2016-12-10 02:42:40
Sunday, Dec. 18, Is for the Birds and the Christmas Bird Counters

Volunteers on St. Croix will be participating in the Audubon Society’s Annual Christmas Bird Count on Sunday, Dec. 18. This year will be the 117th time the international organization has hosted the count all over the world.

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2016-12-10 02:34:40
Boat Parade to Kick Off Crucian Christmas Carnival

St. Croix's month of Christmas festivities gets going this weekend with the annual boat parade in Christiansted harbor, followed by Crucian Christmas Carnival competitions, fairs and tramps.

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2016-12-09 00:15:53
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Therese Larichere Dies

Therese Larichere died on Nov. 22.

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Angelina Cox Dies

Angelina Cox, also known as “Peaches,” died on Dec. 1.

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Ira Sinrick David Dies

Ira Sinrick David died on Nov. 22.

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Reuben Edward Smith Jr. Dies at 43

Reuben Edward Smith Jr. died in Florida on Nov. 20. He was 43 years old.

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Felix Vazquez Rodriguez Dies

Felix Vazquez died on Nov. 25.

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Ohanio Lawrence Sr. Dies at 93

Ohanio Lawrence Sr. of 43 Estate Glynn died at Hospice Care Center in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Saturday, Nov. 19, from natural causes. He was 93 years old.

Read entire articleDec 1 2016 - 5:08pm
Ada M. Durant Anderson Dies at 78

Ada M. Durant Anderson, also known as “Ms. Andie,” “Auntie Ada,” “Mother,” “Mom” and “Grandma,” died on Nov. 23 at her home. She was 78 years old.

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Nellie Rosina Rantan Dies at 93

Nellie Rosina Rantan died on Nov. 25. She was 93 years old.

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Daphne Maria Christian Dies at 88

 Daphne Maria Christian of Estate La Grange died on Tuesday, Nov. 22. She was 88 years-old.

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Rene R. Encarnacion Dies at 62

Rene R. Encarnacion, also known as “Inspector Gadget,” of Harborview died on Nov. 2. He was 62 years old.  

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