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VITEMA to Present St. John Rescue Squad With Ambulance; Water Island Rescue to Receive Medical Supplies

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) will deliver a much-needed resource to the island of St. John.  VITEMA…

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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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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
Zika Educational Session Held for Tourism Industry

Partners from the territory’s tourism industry learned about keeping visitors safe and informed amidst the ongoing Zika virus outbreak during a seminar at UVI on St. Thomas on Thursday.

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2016-12-09 00:13:24
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
Deaths — St. John
Inez Penn Smalls Is Dead at 92

Aug. 19, 2006 - Inez Penn Smalls died on Aug. 11, at Sea View Nursing Home. She was 92 years old.
She is survived by sons: Godfrey, Paul and Ralph Smalls; sisters: Henrietta Francis and Iris Joseph; and brothers: Edmund and Carl Penn. She is also survived by granddaughters: Roslyn Hawkins, Jasmin Fredericks and Asta Smalls; grandsons: Kevin, Marvin and Paul Smalls Jr.; 14 great-grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., on Thursday, Aug. 24, at the Emmaus Moravian Church on St. John. A funeral service will follow at 10 a.m., at the church. Interment will be at Emmaus Moravian Cemetery, St. John.
All funeral arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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