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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
Lifestyles - Religion — St. Croix
Second Annual Teens Anti-Alcohol Debate Planned for August 4

The Central and Hope Seventh-day Adventist Churches in conjunction with the Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC) and the V.I. Office of Highway Safety are proactively involved in training young people to recognize the dangers of alcohol drinking and driving, drug abuse and misuse.

Read entire articleJul 31 2012 - 5:57pm
Lemuel International Ministries Concert Honors Hispanic Healthcare Professionals

The Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center will  host Lemuel International Ministries Inc. for a free concert to honor the Hispanic community and healthcare professionals.

Read entire articleMay 24 2012 - 11:41pm
Baha’is Observe Declaration of the Bab on May 23

Bahá'ís around the world will celebrate the 169th anniversary of the birth of the Bahá'í Faith.

Read entire articleMay 12 2012 - 6:55pm
Baha'is Observe Founding of Their Faith

On May 23, Baha'is around the world will celebrate the 167th anniversary of the birth of the Baha'i Faith. The holy day marks the Declaration of the Bab.

Read entire articleMay 17 2011 - 3:16pm
Baha'is Begin Period of Fasting

The Baha'i community of the Virgin Islands will join their fellow coreligionists around the world in the observance of the annual period of fasting. As is the case with other revealed religions, the Bahá'í Faith sees great value in the practice of fasting as a discipline for the soul.

Read entire articleFeb 24 2011 - 4:22pm
Lighthouse Mission Receives $10,000 Donation

Pastor Edward Cullen and Debbie Cullen, director of the Lighthouse Mission, received a check in the amount of $10,000 during their Christmas Party for the Homeless.

Read entire articleDec 14 2010 - 6:59pm
Infinite Possibilities Hosts Women’s Spiritual Retreat

Infinite Possibilities will host the Women’s “Morning Glory” Spiritual Retreat at the Lighthouse Key Resort and Spa in Orlando, Florida, on Oct. 8-10.

Read entire articleSep 18 2010 - 3:00pm
Brief: Crucian Buddhists Rock Philadelphia Festival

Two young Buddhists from St. Croix danced for peace in Philadelphia recently.

Read entire articleAug 14 2010 - 9:27pm
New Experience Crusade Begins Series of Inspirational Meetings

The New Experience Crusade team invites everyone to attend a series of life transforming and inspirational meetings beginning Friday Aug. 6. 

Read entire articleAug 4 2010 - 1:53pm
Witnesses Hold Convention to Examine Attitudes Toward God

How can the faithful withstand constant attacks on their belief in God? What evidence about God's existence is there for nonbelievers to examine? Intriguing answers to these questions will be explored during the Witnesses' 2010 "Remain Close to Jehovah!" District Conventions.

Read entire articleJul 20 2010 - 7:32pm