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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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The Bookworm: Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson's Fitting Friendship

Certainly this is book is a fan’s dream but it’s also one that pop culture followers will relish. And if that’s the kind of book you want now, then “Elizabeth and Michael” is what you need to get you.

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2016-08-30 22:34:01
Coastweeks Doubles Down on Goal of Pristine Beaches

Coastweeks events in the territory will run from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. This year, events will include a renewed emphasis on litter prevention thanks to a $99,000 Marine Debris Program grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands.

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2016-08-30 15:31:01
UVI Appoints Benjamin Kraft to Serve as Major Gifts Director

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Benjamin F. Kraft as the new director of major gifts. He is charged with garnering gifts and donations of $10,000 or more.

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2016-08-30 14:33:18
Community - Deaths — St. Thomas
Chandler McGaw Dies at 58; Celebration of His Life Set for July 9

Chandler “Sandy” McGaw of Camden, Maine, was killed in a collision on the afternoon of Jan. 17. He was 58 years old. There will be a celebration of life held on July 9 in Camden, Maine.

Read entire articleJan 22 2016 - 7:13pm
Frederick Geissler Ashhurst Dies in South Carolina

Well-beloved, retired tennis professional, Frederick “Fred” Geissler Ashhurst, loving husband of Margaret Feher Ashhurst, passed away Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, after a very brief illness at the age of 99.

Read entire articleJan 14 2016 - 8:54pm
Austin Alonzo Todman Dies at 84

Austin Alonzo Todman, age 84, died on Jan. 6 at his residence on St. Thomas.

Read entire articleJan 12 2016 - 6:28pm
Quanè Jelani Richards Dies at 20

On Dec. 31, Quanè Jelani Richards died in Florida. He was 20 years old.

Read entire articleJan 12 2016 - 6:20pm
Errol Augustus Grell Jr. Dies at 46

Errol Augustus Grell Jr., also known as Tisco, died on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 at Schneider Regional Medical Center on St. Thomas. He was 46 years old.

Read entire articleDec 23 2015 - 6:11pm
Nancy Rawlings Lewis Dies in Maryland

Nancy Rawlings Lewis died peacefully of cancer at her home in Murray Hill, Maryland, on Dec. 7, surrounded by her family. She was 82 years old.

Read entire articleDec 14 2015 - 3:29pm
Avon Alphonsia Potter Dies at 56

The family of Avon Alphonsia Potter of St. Thomas advises her family and friends of her passing on Dec. 4. She was 56 years old.

Read entire articleDec 7 2015 - 9:19pm
Angelina Henry Dies at 93

Angelina Henry, better known as Audrey Martin, died on Nov. 27. She was 93 years old.

Read entire articleDec 5 2015 - 1:45am
Doris L. Vanterpool Dies

Doris L. Vanterpool died on Nov. 24 at Schneider Regional Medical Center.

Read entire articleDec 4 2015 - 8:50pm
Ewart H. Harley Sr. Dies in Florida

Ewart H. Harley Sr. of St. Thomas died Nov. 24, in Plantation, Florida. He was 86 years old.

Read entire articleDec 4 2015 - 8:46pm