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The Judicial Branch Office of the Administrator of Courts advises the public and the Virgin Islands Bar that the Magistrate…

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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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Series of 4 Workshops on ‘The Art of Meditation’ to Begin Feb. 9

Laura Castillo Nagi will host a four-week series entitled “The Art of Meditation - Tools for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living.” This series will explore how to establish and sustain a meditation practice or learn to bring more concentration and joy to a person’s yoga practice.

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2017-01-20 01:41:15
Using UVI Grant, Teachers Reduce Marine Debris, Educate Youth

Fifteen Virgin Islands educators have been awarded $26,648 for marine environmental projects that aim to educate and reduce pollution in the ocean.

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2017-01-20 01:19:31
Cobell Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm in a School Zone

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Logan Cobell, 27, of St. Thomas to one month’s imprisonment followed by one year of supervised release for possession of a firearm in a school zone.

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2017-01-18 21:39:04
Deaths — St. Thomas
Vernice Freeman Joefield Has Died

May 4, 2007 – Vernice Freeman Joefield died on April 24, in Newark, N.J.
She is survived by her mother, Avna Baronville Freeman; daughter, Lisa Bryan Vernardo; sons: Kelvin Joefield Sr., Shane Donovan Sr., Romaine Donavan and Kareem Dawson. Other survivors include sisters: Velma Freeman Balboza, Vivica Freeman Turnbull, Venda Freeman Inman, Venette Freeman; brothers: Verne and Virdin Freeman; 8 grandchildren and many other friends and relatives too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held from 9-10 a.m., on Saturday, May 5, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., at the church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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