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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
Steve Valentine Phillip Dies at 45

 

Steve Valentine Phillip
Steve Valentine Phillip

Steve Valentine Phillip died on Feb. 10 at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital. He was 45 years old.

He is survived by his mother, Verna “Inez” Phillip; sister, Jasmine Pond-Franklin; brother, Brian Phillip; sons:  JeVern, Malyke, Steve Jr. and Akyjah Phillip; grandchildren: Je’Maya Phillip, Amiyah Phillip, Steve Phillip III; nieces and nephews: Brianna, Debraun and Bobbie Phillip; sister-in-law and brother-in-law: Cheryl Phillip and Joseph Franklin; aunts and uncles: Humie and Cynthia Lawrence, Patricia Nicholas, Julian Phillip, Theresa Moore, Neville Phillip, David Hercules and Rev. Dr. Joseph Nicholas (in-law); cousins: Audrene Adolphine, Rosalyn Webster, Cory, Carol, Barbara and Janice Guishard, Feldear Webster, Shanel, Davina Phillip and Yasmin Phillip-Solinas, Jack, Paulette, Jacqueline, Jefferson, Jerome, Justin, Phillip, Lesa, Shermel, Maureen, Dianne, Errand, Terel, Alex, Marc, Ian, Odessa, Azuerdee, Amanda, Myron, Ivan, Travis, Patrick and Nigel; special friends: Cicely Joseph, Glenda Harris, Averil George, Alex Williams, Ovan Willie, Bishop, Errol Watson, Ulysses Peters, Junie Lake and Steve Boatswain; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a first viewing held from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at Davis Funeral Home Chapel. A second viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at Memorial Moravian Church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

 

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