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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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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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Beware of Fake WAPA Officials
People have been impersonating V.I. Water and Power officials to gain access to homes in the guise of installing shower fixtures or energy saving devices. "They are NOT WAPA Employees.”
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2016-09-28 22:46:13
Source Manager’s Journal: The Mental Health Crisis

There is a need for a "de-otherization" process, to embrace the notion that the affected groups are part of "our" community and deserving of our help and support, to reverse the erosion of empathy .

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2016-09-28 22:20:28
The Bookworm: Treat Yourself to African American History

While it’s true that familiar names are everywhere in this book, readers will also be absolutely treated to stories and mini-biographies from regular people throughout history.

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2016-09-28 21:49:59
Deaths — St. Thomas
Anthony Olive Dies in Atlanta

Anthony Olive
Anthony Olive

 He is survived by his wife, Cecilia Danet Olive; daughter, Stephanie Olive Mason; son, Stephen Anthony Olive; daughter-in-law, Annette Luyando Olive; son-in-law, Timothy Lee Mason; grandchildren: Brandon, Patrick and Kelsey Mason, Stephanie-Ann and Joanne Olive; sister, Margarita Magras; brothers: John Marcel Olive and Dennis Olive; sisters-in-law: Sandra Olive, Maria Olive, Patricia Danet, Uranie Blanchard, Alicia Vante and Olivia Danet; brothers-in-law: Julien P. Magras, Edward Blanchard, Edward Danet, Louis Ralph Danet Sr. and James Vante; aunts: Cecilia Greaux and Olivia Trout; nieces: Michelle Roberts, Monique Johnson, Suzanne Blanchard, Lorraine Camacho, Jacqueline, Lisa and Charmaine Vante, Irene Maple, Charlene Bryan and Geraldine Quetel; nephews: Andy, Adam and Alex Olive, Michael and David Olive, Edward Roberts, Julien E. Magras, Louis R. Danet Jr., Edwin Danet, Christopher Danet, Jean-Louis Blanchard and Gerard Danet; special family friends: Ana Luyando and family, Launa Offerdahl Watts, Sylvia Olive, Judith Raimer, Gertrude Bryan, Lindsey Davies, Luz Moron, Marjorie Roberts, Monica Stevens and Florence Kalloo, Annette Zachman, Uranie Turbe, and Class of 1960 Sts. Peter & Paul High School; as well as many other relatives and friends.
There will be a viewing held from 8-9:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, at Davis Funeral Home Chapel followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. at St. Anne’s Chapel. Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 1.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Anne’s Chapel, P.O. Box 306810, St. Thomas, VI 00802.
All funeral arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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