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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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DOH, Walgreens to Host Zika Action Days

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) is sponsoring Zika Action Days on St. Croix and St. Thomas on Aug. 26 and Aug. 27.

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2016-08-25 13:34:30
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
VIGOP Attacks Plaskett over Fitch Downgrade

In a statement Tuesday, V.I. GOP Chairman John Canegata placed blame for the territory's recent credit downgrades squarely on Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett.

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2016-08-24 23:12:22
Deaths — St. Thomas
Sylvania Daisy Josephine Black Golphin Dead at 72

Sylvania Daisy Josephine Black Golphin of Estate Grove Place died on July 10, at her residence. She was 72 years old.
     She is survived by her companion, Clifton Maroney; son, Charles Golphin Jr.; daughter-in-law, Trudi Cowan Golphin; stepdaughter, Tonya Alvarez; brother-in-law, Arthur Golphin; sisters-in-law: Gloria Golphin and Margarett C. Black; nieces: Margarett Leigh Black and Rachel Vonita Black; nephews: Kevin Golphin, John Golphin III, Mark Golphin, Rev. Michael Golphin, Carlton Black and Gary Black; great nieces: Quaina Golphin, Tiffany Golphin, Mishaya Black, Sequia D. Black, Jheria Black, Aynia Black, Aynoia Black and Elia Black; and great nephews: Michael Golphin Jr. and Isiah Golphin.
She is also survived by goddaughter, Khahila Miller and family; godson: Nyah Bingie Miller; special friends: Brian McDaniels, Bobby Milton and Bernadine Pence, Wallace Williams, Mamadoa Johnson, the Altona Church family and Friends of the Library; cousins and other relatives: Joseph Bradford, Vincent Hartsfield, Sonya Hartsfield, Ms. Hilton, Claretta Manigo, Denise Dorsey, Stacey Williams, Althea Johnson, Leon Dorsey III, Larry Dorsey, Robert Dorsey Sr., Terri Dorsey and Robert Dorsey Jr.; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
     A memorial service will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 28, at the Altona Baptist Church. A birthday celebration will take place on Friday, July 29, all day at the Lagoon Beach. Donations should be made to the Hounds & Foxes Track Club.

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