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VIWMA to Transition to One Day a Week House-to-House Collections

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents that it will transition to the new one-day a week House-to-House…

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DOH Reminds Public to Protect Against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Easter weekend camping festivities make it easier for children and adults to suffer from mosquito bites. The community needs to double their efforts to safeguard against mosquito-borne illnesses, according to a press release issued Wednesday by the V.I. Department of Health.

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2015-04-01 16:57:22
Harvey Henne Dies in Florida

The Virgin Islands lost a lively and generous friend with the death of Harvey Henne on March 23. Harvey, born in 1924, died in Pompano Beach, Florida, where he moved with his beloved wife, Mitzi, in the late 1990s after 30 years on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

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2015-03-31 10:57:19
V.I. Answer Desk: Why is the V.I. Government About to Have a One-Week Paid Holiday?

A reader asked if the V.I. government was shutting down, with pay, for an entire week. "Most government offices are closed in observation of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Monday." Tuesday is Transfer Day.

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2015-03-30 22:11:02
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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