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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Do Something, Anything, About the Violence

We cannot afford to throw up our hands, point the finger somewhere else or blame the parents. If we keep our heads buried in the sandy beaches of our supposed paradise, the rising tide of apathy, fear and frustration will drown us. 

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2016-06-26 22:27:58
Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways to solve problems. With your creativity, you can bring something new into the world.

 

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2016-06-26 21:22:38
Beach Advisory for June 20-24

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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2016-06-25 06:17:40
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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