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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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Low Pressure System Likely to Develop as it Approaches Caribbean

A broad area of low-pressure about 700 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands is likely to develop in the next few days, and though it currently appears to be on a heading that will take it south of the V.I., residents should keep an eye on it. 

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2016-09-26 23:27:27
St. Croix Golf Association to Host Eastern Caribbean Championships

For the first time in over a decade, the St. Croix Golf Association (ECGA) will host eight countries for the Eastern Caribbean Golf Association Championships at Carambola Golf Club.

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2016-09-26 13:22:14
Virtue of the Week: Gentleness

Gentleness is acting and speaking in a way which is considerate and kind to others. Gentleness is moving wisely, touching softly, holding carefully, speaking quietly and thinking kindly. 

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2016-09-25 11:26:18
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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