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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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Series of 4 Workshops on ‘The Art of Meditation’ to Begin Feb. 9

Laura Castillo Nagi will host a four-week series entitled “The Art of Meditation - Tools for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living.” This series will explore how to establish and sustain a meditation practice or learn to bring more concentration and joy to a person’s yoga practice.

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2017-01-20 01:41:15
Using UVI Grant, Teachers Reduce Marine Debris, Educate Youth

Fifteen Virgin Islands educators have been awarded $26,648 for marine environmental projects that aim to educate and reduce pollution in the ocean.

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2017-01-20 01:19:31
Cobell Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm in a School Zone

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Logan Cobell, 27, of St. Thomas to one month’s imprisonment followed by one year of supervised release for possession of a firearm in a school zone.

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2017-01-18 21:39:04
Lifestyles - Health-Fitness — St. Thomas
Health Beat: Officer Allen Haynes Sr.

Police officer Allen Haynes Sr. continued in the footsteps of his grandfather and became a natural healer.

Read entire articleFeb 1 2012 - 10:29pm
V.I. Developmental Disabilities Council Issues Five Year State Plan

The Virgin Islands Developmental Disabilities Council has made available for public review its Five Year State Plan, which will be available at the following locations.

Read entire articleDec 5 2011 - 3:12pm
Zumba Fitness Classes Offered

Zumba fitness classes are being held from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Read entire articleAug 1 2011 - 8:20pm
DOH Reminds Residents to Guard Against Dengue Fever

June 1 commenced the official start of the hurricane season and with it comes increased rains that could provide breeding opportunities for mosquitoes, hence putting residents at risk for dengue fever, according to a press release issued on Friday by the V.I. Department of Health.

Read entire articleJun 4 2011 - 8:17am
Essential Oils Rock!

I'd previously been underwhelmed by the health benefits of essential oils, but that all changed after grueling dental surgery—without anesthesia.

Read entire articleJun 1 2011 - 12:36pm
Body, Mind, Spirit Energy Healing Fair Slated for March 12

A Body, Mind, Spirit Energy Healing Fair is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, at Magens Bay.

Read entire articleMar 9 2011 - 1:17pm
Health Beat: Heart Health for Women

The number one killer of American women, heart disease strikes down more women than all cancers combined.

Read entire articleFeb 28 2011 - 10:32pm
UVI School of Nursing Collaborates to Hold Meetings on Aging Research

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Nursing, Caribbean Exploratory Research Center of Excellence (CERCE) is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to host the Directors Regional Meeting on Aging and Health Disparities Research.

Read entire articleFeb 24 2011 - 5:45am
Governor Praises V.I. Diabetes Projects, Thanks Danish Company for Funding

 

            Governor John P. de Jongh Jr. recently urged Virgin Islands residents to take advantage of educational programs concerned with managing diabetes mellitus that are being offered through a joint venture with the Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk.
Read entire articleJul 30 2010 - 1:41am
Cancer Support V.I. in St. Thomas Hosts Oncologist and Naturopathic Physician

Cancer Support VI announces the next free presentation by Dr. Petra Ketterl, medical oncologist, and Dr. Kathryn Anderson, a naturopathic physician, from Cancer Treatment Centers of America, (CTCA) in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Read entire articleApr 28 2010 - 12:45am