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Magens Bay Authority to Hold Public Meeting Dec. 10

The Magens Bay Authority has announced a public meeting for 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, to discuss its plans to…

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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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Virtue of the Week: Tolerance

Being tolerant is accepting differences. You don't expect others to think, look, speak or act just like you. You are free of prejudice, knowing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes and dreams. 

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2016-12-04 18:49:46
Beach Advisory for Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-12-02 23:28:09
Source Manager’s Journal: The Hospital Crisis Revisited, Asking ‘Why’

Why does JFL Hospital exist?  Why do V.I. public agencies perform more poorly than their peers elsewhere? In this specific case, why is JFL faced with the rare threat of CMS decertification?

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2016-12-02 10:53:34
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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