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Title: Abaconian
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Bradley Albury
Place of Publication: Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas
Publication Date: 07-01-2013
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00093713/00242
 Material Information
Title: Abaconian
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Bradley Albury
Place of Publication: Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas
Publication Date: 07-01-2013
 Subjects
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
System ID: UF00093713:00288


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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 1 PRSRT STD US POSTAGE PAID WEST PALM BCH FL Permit NO 4595 Renew your subscription before the expiration date shown in the label below. The Abaconian Stuart Web Inc. 5675 SE Grouper Ave Stuart, FL 34997 Change Service Requested VOLUME 21 NUMBER 13 July 1st, 2013 Press Release Cowpokes decisive win at the Trea sure Cay Championship propelled the onship standings. Despite the lead, Cow poke needed a strong performance in the overall title. were within striking distance. One such contender was Blue Eagle whose owner, Brad Jones, realizing the chance to win the overall Championship, changed his teams Cowpoke wins overall 40th Anniversary BBC onship, Cruiser Crews Cowpoke caught 900 points to their total. Blue Eagle, on the other hand, caught and released three nus points, added 2,400 points to the Port Aransas, Texas teams total. Cowpokes pionship. Heritage Tourism Plan The Raising of the Flag at Sandy Point By Jennifer Hudson The Bahamas Defence Force plane airstrip exactly on schedule at 8.45 a.m. on June 21. Following preliminary greet ceremony was held on the airstrip attended tee who stated what a pleasure it was to during its travels throughout the Com monwealth of The Bahamas. The Rev prayer for the nation. This was followed Please see Flag Page 2 Above: the Bahamian Flag waves proudly above Abaco. The Flag, the original raised forty years ago this July 10, has made a trip across the country. Recently it was raised in a ceremony at several locations across Abaco including Grand Cay, Moores Island, Treasure Cay, Marsh Harbour and Green Turtle Cay. Representatives of the AMMC, BNT, Abaco Chamber of Commerce, Friends of the Envi ronment Ministry of Tourism and Local Government met recently to discuss creating a heritage tourism plan that would incorporate natural areas, historic sites and places of group had their work cut out for them. For more see page 5.

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Page 2 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 unitedabacoshippingco@coralwave.com 12 year old student of the Crossing Rocks outstanding persons within their communi ties. At each stop throughout the islands a young person and old person was selected where she taught for 40 years and she said eryone stood to attention for the singing of the Bahamian national anthem and the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance. The in his care, however, as from there it was the islands of the Commonwealth of The worked its way up the entire chain stop would make its last stops in Andros, Bi at midnight on July 9 during the nations Above: L-R Constable Gilbert Knowles, Lawrence Hepburn, Virgie Light Flag From Page 1

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 5 Creating a Heritage Press Release Representatives of the Antiquities gether on June 3 & 4 to discuss how to create a heritage tourism plan that would incorporate natural areas, historic sites and sites that showcase Bahamian Biodiversity and the group discussed the importance of identifying sites and applying a criteria for selection as well as developing a con Friends of the Environment originally promoted this idea to our partners and it is great for all of us to come together to ecutive Director of Friends. Parks commented that The Trust has developed a conceptual plan for the in that would provide opportunities for tour guides and concessions for services neces tunity to promote our national parks while providing economic opportunities for local Drawing on the tremendous knowl edge represented at the meeting, the group these sites in terms of most to least impor tant. The sites were presented to the group of sixteen individuals representing BNT, Friends of the Environment, the Antiqui tion, individuals from north and south and historic aspects extensively. esting exercise in consolidating divergent, expense needed to make a site useful, the physical effort required, relevance to economic impact or potential recreational cal government. The list of 57 suggested sites was remaining will take further study on the various aspects of development including what should get priority considering avail quired to make it happen. portunity to work with our partners and tor of the BNT. The BNT is the national organization mandated to manage the National Park sys tem and it welcomes input and donations marine environment of the island. The Community Health Centre to open soon The opening of the two newly con structed community health centres in Ex in those areas who now have to travel to cine will play an important role in the pro vision of services to persons utilizing the facilities. These new community health cen tres are like mini-hospitals in that they are equipped with additional facilities not usually found in our clinics such as an op troduction of these services means that the patients do not have to disrupt their lives facilities will also have implications for the referrals and a reduction in the need for di for the construction of similar facilities in percent of patients seen at the primary healthcare level are admitted to hospitals. cident and Emergency Department at the viding services for them at the primary care level, and eventually, to move prima ry health care services to an appointmentshave to leave home to arrive at the clinic Sky Bahamas By Timothy Roberts crash landed on the runway and came to rest safely without serious harm to any pas sengers or crew. According to one passenger as the air approached the runway from the west fuel poured onto the wing and the engine Please see Crash Page 6

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Page 6 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 White Sound, Elbow Cay FULL SERVICE MARINA WATERFRONT VILLAS For local transporation to Sea Spray call VHF 16 or 366-0065 email : info@seasprayresort.com www.seasprayresort.com Bahamian Breakfast Sat. & Sun. Enjoy a delicious dinner with us Sea Spray will pick up from Hope Town Happy Hour Daily 5 pm 6 pm Open Year Round Come lounge at The Helm, our indoor bar Boat House Restaurant Tuesday Night BBQ Buffet ALL YOU CAN EAT $20.00 per person LIVE MUSIC by: Clint Sawyer Join in the limbo with Desmond Cartwright Every Tuesday 6:30 pm 9 pm Starting April 9th At this point the passenger said the ing to rest almost directly across from the airport terminal and south of the runway. to head to the opposite side of the plane and his family, along with passengers and crew safely exited the plane. applauded the quick thinking of the pilot to the engines and turned on the foam ex responded quickly and extinguished the Traumatized passengers were helped Crash From Page 5 ler expressed thankfulness that passengers crash landing and said he was preparing to The airport was closed until midday Friday as investigators concluded their ex amination of the scene which then permit completed on the runway After a 40-minute wait for enough who fail to honour their commitment of several hours a month to serve their com this with the various Town Committee chairmen. looking at remaining funds and how they turned to the Treasury. Councils and Town ernment that too much was originally al located and may result in a reduction the next year. $4,000 remained which was divided among the three townships for local use. among the three townships and itself. Press Release Family Farms, to undertake a small scale restoration of Crossing Beach. Crossing The Crossing Beach dune was origi nally damaged when the road connecting pushed through and paved. This made the the dune degraded, with the help of washthroughs during storms. restoration of Crossing Beach. The inva sive plants were removed, the dune was reformed and native plants were installed to During the hurricanes from 2007 and while the dune still held, many of the groundcover plants there did not recover. Please see Restoration Page 7

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 7 were installed. They included sea oats, or ange geiger trees, sea grapes, railroad vine and sea ox-eye, all wonderful native plants that takes less water and care than non-na tive plants, replacing those that were lost. Restoration From Page 6 These new plants will help to trap and hold created several paths from the parking area ing free native plants to anyone who will softheEnvironment.org for more informa tion. Above: volunteers at the newly restored Crossing Beach site. Native plants were put in to replace invasive vegetation. The Abaco Chamber of Commerce held its Annual General Meeting at Mangoes Res was followed by a Mix and Mingle time. A meeting of the Directors was held on June 20 President Daphne de Gregory Miaoulis. Missing from the photograph are Past President Michael Albury and Chris Roberts. general meeting at Mangoes

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Page 8 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 From the Editor's Desk // The Big Forty The Abaconian Bradley M. Albury Editor-in-Chief AB 20213 Marsh Harbour Abaco, The Bahamas Logo Photo Credit: Tuppy Weatherford Reporters/Freelance Contributors: Canishka Alexander, Samantha Evans, Jennifer Hudson, Timothy Roberts, Mirella Santillo, Rashida Murray, Lee Pinder Phone 242-367-3200 FAX 242-367-3677 AbaconianNews@gmail.com Subscribe NOW Order form on Page 9 Abacos most complete newspaper. 2022 Aero Circle New Smyrna Beach FL. 32168 7,500 copies Published twice monthly Free at over 100 Abaco locations from Grand Cay to Moores Is. Subscription rates: $20.00 Abaco $25 other Bahamas (One Year) $45.00 USA $65 Canada airmail $95.00 UK, Europe & Caribbean surface Order The Abaconian Today JUNE 2012 Name Address Address City St. Postal code + Country E-mail or Tel # 24 issues US$ or B$ Above subscription is a gift from: $45 USA via 3 rd Class $25 Bahamas via surface $20 to Abaco US$65 Canada via Airmail US$95 UK, Europe Surface Mail to: 2022 Aero Circle, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 32168 or: P.O. Box AB 20213, Marsh Harbour, Abaco, The Bahamas If you want to renew this gift next year, please give us your address below Why subscribe? The Abaconian will keep you informed on issues such as: Master Card Visa WE NOW ACCEPT MASTER CARD/VISA it as this newspaper is going to get to the actual date, July 10, without going over. during that period. But we are here to for it. our nation. But how do you a weigh a na tions greatness? money our country makes? $11 Bil istry of Education? $201,770,380. Or do we measure it on something make a difference? The pride we have in ourselves? Our readiness to forgive hand? types of questions. Our politicians can rallies and marches all day, and we can any closer to measuring our country. egory for which there are no easy an swers for, that show the true mettle of our nation. And, in fact, it is not even the answers, if ones do exist, that give to ask these questions that will make us The courage to ask ourselves whether something is right or wrong. The audacity to question those in integrity to question our friends and down a wrong path. And the clarity to of the answers that might come. Our country has some questions to ask itself on this eve of our forti growing pains that have ruined lesser nations. These same growing pains have ruined greater nations as well. And if we dont want to share those enough to know when to tack our sails. need to ask ourselves and those we have tasked to lead this nation? ing, a monument and an achievement and Pigeon Peas continues to grow un growing unchecked, right to the front think it creates more. the while our island experiences fre it to continue unchecked? tom and in the end we will lose. ourselves as we approach our fortieth. OUR Bahamaland. transition to the VAT Tax, and should this country drill for oil, are in the or not, are not really that far removed to answer many others for ourselves. cause we face these struggles. Because we have risen to the challenges of the past. Because we arent kept down for cause of our future. Changeover Dinner Turtle Coco Beach Bar mertime Concerts

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 9 The Abaco Beach Resort at Boat Harbour announces the availability of a limited number of luxury condominiums for sale at The Harbour Residences For more information visit www.AbacoBeachResort.com or call 242-367-2585 or 242-367-2158 Letters to the Editor & the Ugly Dear Editor, After having had an experience today moved enough to write this letter and hope Child Counts. siahs new location at #107, Dove Plaza. pleasantly surprised to see that Casiahs centre of that attractive suite of rooms and For those who dont know, Casiahs has an appetizing and delicious menu of as sorted deli sandwiches, soups, imaginative meals, ice-cream, fruit smoothies, coffee frost drinks and candies galore. The rooms are decorated like an old-fashioned icecream soda shop you feel relaxed as soon as you enter. one, Casiahs worked with us and helped us decide on the Paninis, single-scoop ice take home treats. individual names and, when that shocking weather descended, allowed us to take un hurried refuge inside while we waited. were strangers to most of them and treat working school year. value of our money to remind us of the Resident Always Keep Your Sense of Humour Dear Editor the privilege of meeting on Thursday after noons with some colleagues and friends to relax after a long day of work. in that respect, we engage in spirited con versation with attempts to make light of the mally complain. look at it from a different perspective. And No 3. Theres a secret pot-hole ner. Drive in it a collect your prize. More Letters: See Page 10

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Page 10 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 outside the requirements for proper sanita and in violation of safety requirements for of how they will enforce the law where it This is the crux of our issue in the times eloquently of cracking down on nu merous illegalities, most of which are pres There was no mention of new laws or legislation needed in order to carry out the that exist? Are there particular interests even in some instances prevented enforc ing laws to deal with illegal shanty towns the people of the country have served as a catalyst to encourage and give rise to more crime and illegal activities. The delay of enforcement has served to demoralize many who live near these communities and has also done much dam age to the national security of the nation, yet it persists and it transcends regimes. tive enforcement of illegal shanty towns? remain protected from the enforcement of gesting enforcement is on the way sounds and does not require an act of parliament to do anything. Letters to the Editor Barefoot Man Summer Press Release slated for a three day weekend of sun, fun July 19 for his daytime concert and on July 20 for the ever popular evening dine and dance performance. shoeless minstrel who usually escapes to ways, a long list of tropical tunes mixed the novelty style he is known for. leave your shoes at home. The Cays

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Page 16 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 Specializing in Residential & Commercial Real Estate throughout The Abacos HOPE TOWN HIDEAWAYSCoco Plum $800,000 BSD Lemon Tree $499,900 USD Casa Luisa $660,000 USD Fantasy Too $425,000 BSD Lower Harbour, Tilloo Cay $899,000 USD Crystal Waters Starting at $4,000/wk plus tax. Sea Loft Starting at 1,250/wk plus tax. Carolina Wind Starting at $4,000/wk plus tax. Dorros Cove Lot #18 $320,000 USD NEW LISTING Across 2. National Bird. 4. When Bahamians say they have Sugar they are referring to this disease. 6. Largest Island. 8. This marsupial is famous for its pouch. 10. July 10 for Bahamians & July 4 for US Citizens. Down 1. Inagua Industry. 3. Primary school on this Abaco 5. Chamber of _________; An organization for local businesses to express concerns and make a difference. 7. Provide rooms for out-of-town visitors. 9. This Elder is a national symbol. 11. _______ Crawlin Check July 15 for these, and June 15s Crossword answers.

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 17 Marble and Granite counter tops, showers and oors installed Made in Marsh Harbour Call 367-6867 or 367-4726 View installations on our web site: abacomarbleandgranite.com Opinion A Viewpoint By Jennifer Hudson on a downturn for some time now and sad ly is looking decidedly down at heel. There we can and must do is keep onto the ap propriate authorities until we get a decent deserves. something which is far more within our and its environs from visitors and certain no pride in their surroundings yet they will no more tourism. covering your trucks on the way to -not throwing trash out of your ve hicle or dropping it as you walk along ( so that dogs cannot tip them over trash many campaign posters which still need to roundings and all of the sticks to which posters were attached still look unsightly protruding from utility poles. towards making the communities more at their property. they front immediately onto the street then keeping them. a sign once proudly stood welcoming visi tors to the settlement is now totally dilapi dated and would make any visitor wonder Towns parliamentary representative who keeping with the two very attractive new see when they leave the airport and should however, all it does at the moment is give agement took over they have expressed no interest in maintaining this very important area. like to give accolades where they are very Bradley and her group of young Rotaract a month after work turning up with push area. weeding and this is too time consuming a landscaping of the area in front of the roundings. Finally, much praise is due to Randy there and see the well-kept verges and he has an advantage in that he is the owner After all if the Cays can do it, why Above: the roundabout between Marsh Harbour and Dundas Town, one of many problem areas on the island needing attention. Kayak Challenge Friends of the Environment are working with more than 50 paddlers participating in inclement weather and an even more suc Challenge will continue to grow in 2013. One of the focuses this year will paddlers from other islands. To this end, organizers have managed to secure a com mitment from Bahamas Ferries to run the catch is that they will require a minimum of 6 vehicles and at least 40 individuals. Organizers are also happy to assist with queries regarding accommodation and or 15 miles that will take paddlers into and through the scenic tidal creeks of the to assist paddlers, make sure they stay on course and provide water and snacks. ronment.org, on the Friends of the En lenge.

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Page 18 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 Baha Mar offers opportunities for all Bahamians By Timothy Roberts Bringing recruitment and opportunity ting the message out to all The Bahamas ployment and entrepreneurial opportunities dence. of Administration and External Relations that the family islands get this information eighteen months, is calling potential em there are pockets of talent who could take away from opening. extending their outreach to the out islands so we can give every potential talented cant money to identifying and training Ba hamians and have reached out to over 3500 students and they have over 4000 resumes The service training academy will design programs that will assist the [hotel] online as they are doing internships this ticipate in that. On indirect employment opportuni ties he said that where there are synergies for the provisioning of supplies or services we will certainly welcome those from providing goods and services or talent that en, tested, tried and successful services we would welcome the opportunity to discuss generate in excess of 12.5 percent increase difference to the economy of the country. and will provide the shot in the arm that visitors per year, and it is quite likely that, likely want to visit another family island as ture tourism industries amongst the family said. dividuals in these communities latch onto National Day of By Timothy Roberts All across The Bahamas at noon on prayer for the nation to pray for the deep needs of the country. Almost forty per and Vise-president of the Bahamas Chris a national call to prayer and when the BCC] all the islands must respond equal time, a time when our country is so chal lenged and weve seen all the experts com ing together to no avail. Theres always a a simultaneous movement of Christians to come together at an appointed time to pray for the needs of the country. tors speaking on the radio in the morning. Then at noon they met with all who would songs were sung and prayers were spoken to appeal for a change in the high incidence of crime and murder occurring especially in the capital city of Nassau. scripture that says that when the righteous Above: people gathered at BAIC Park for National Prayer Day which was held on June

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Page 20 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 6th June, 2013, some unknown person/s ment of Jewelry. Police action requested. 2013, person/s entered his residence. Po lice action requested. vestigation continues. Drug Arrest date where he was found in possession of a was charged for Possession of Dangerous attend court on 12th June, 2013. Crime Report 2013, a female paid for services with a cheque was returned indicating that the chequing account was closed. Police action requested. known person/s entered his residence and digital camera valued at $150.00. Police action requested. Employment 2013 and 1st June, 2013, an employee stole $688.00 cash that was received as dockage fee. Police action requested. Stealing from a Dwelling dence and stole an assortment of seafood valued at $270.00. Police action requested. on June 14, 2013, pleaded guilty and was Stealing 2013, while at a local gas station located vehicle. Police action requested. Causing Harm the same date, he got in an altercation with was at a local liquor store in Treasure Cay, Threats of Death, Re Resisting Arrest and Assault of a Police offences. arresting one Rodnel Vilsaint in reference to Threats of Death, Resisting Arrest and offence. Threats of Harm & Un lawful Entry p.m. on June 14, 2013, she secured her refused. Police action requested. 2874 Rolle arrested and cautioned the sus charged for the offences. charged for the offences. Grievous Harm vate vehicle complaining that an unknown Police assistance requested. Police are in search of a male, name 2013 and 19th June, 2013, some unknown person/s entered his residence and stole his Apple laptop. Police action requested. continues. 2013 and 21st June, 2013, some unknown school. The culprit/s searched and stole a Police action requested ed across the street from him was entered. Police assistance requested. for the offence and schedule to attend court on 24th June, 2013. Threats of Harm On Thursday 20th June 2013, a 31 threats towards him, putting him in fear of tion is ongoing. p.m. an anonymous caller contacted the of Prophecy involving a male pedestrian of accident.

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 21 Fishing three of the four BBC tour resulted in 5,900 points for the 61 Viking dition, Blue Eagle received a $1,000 gift During the four legs of the 2013 Baha BBC tournaments releases are validated us ing time and date stamped digital images. The 2013 awards ceremony at the season and a three-month40th anniversary series in the world. As an expression of appreciation to the people of The Bahamas, the BBC has endowed two scholarships First Place Overall for the Florida cattle with 6,900 points. the four tournaments in the 2013 series. and placed the team Third Overall. points for the season got him the Jim BBC competitor for years and won the Gone Fishin Cowpoke From Page 1 Travelers. During the 2013 season, team Cow Championship. At the awards ceremony Cruiser Crews with the original artwork used for the BBC 40th Anniversary logo. team Cowpoke with the Overall 1st Place sors of the BBC Championship Ring, presented Cruiser Crews with a special edition, 40th anniversary Championship opportunity to pursue degrees in marine technologies. ous year. This year over $7,000.00 in prize money was given out to the winners, with Among other prizes, there was also one awarded to the team who caught some of Please see Page 22

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Page 22 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 Area Code 242 unless listed otherwise Island-wide Abaco Listings Abaco Cottage + 114 hse 366-0576 Abaco Vacation Planner + 25 hse 367-3529 Cherokee Lee Pinder + 3 hse 366-2053 Marina Albury Cottages 5 cottages 366-2075 Grand Cay Rosies Place 352-5458 Green Turtle Cay Barefoot Homes 14 hse 577-4092 Bluff House Club 12 units 365-4247 Cocobay Cottages 6 cott 800-752-0166 Green Turtle Club 35 rm 365-4271 Island Properties + 34 hse 365-4047 New Plymouth Inn 9 rm 365-4161 Ocean Blue Properties + 34 365-4636 Other Shore Club 365-4226 Roberts Cottages 3 cott 365-4105 Guana Cay Dive Guana + 11 hse 365-5178 Dolphin Bch Resort 4 rm 10 cott. 365-5137 Guana Sunset Beach 13 units 365-5133 Ocean Frontier 6 cott 519-389-4846 Wards Landing 4 units 904-982-2762 Ruth Sands + 9 hse 365-5140 Hope Town Abaco Inn 22 rm 366-0133 Crystal Villas 5 villas 321-452-0164 Elbow Cay Prop + 53 hse 366-0035 Hope T Harb Lodge 25 rm 366 0095 Hope T Hideaways + 63 hse 366-0224 Hope Town Inn 6 rm 4 Villas 366-0003 Hope T Villas + 3 hse 366-0266 Lighthouse Rentals 4 cott 366-0154 Sea Gull Cottages + 4 hse 366-0266 Sea Spray Resort 6 villas 366-0065 Tanny Key + 43 hse 366-0053 Turtle Hill 4 villas 366-0557 Hotels and House Rental Agents Lubbers Quarters Sea Level Cottages 4 hse 366-3121 Man-O-War Island Home Rentals + 2 hse 365-6048 Schooners Landing 5 condos 365-6072 Waterway Rentals + 14 hse 365-6143 Marsh Harbour area Abaco Beach Resort 82 rms 367-2158 Abaco Real Estate + 6 hse 367-2719 Abaco Towns 16 apts 367-0148 Ambassador Inn 6 rms 367-2022 Bustick Bight Resort 8 rms 367-3980 Conch Inn 9 rms 367-4000 Living Easy + 16 hse 367-2202 Island Breezes Motel 8 rms 367-3776 Lofty Fig Villas 6 eff 367-2681 Pelican Beach Villas 6 cott 367-3600 Regattas 32 apts 577-6764 HG Christie + 11 hse 367-4151 Sandy Point Oeishas Resort 366-4139 Pete & Gays Resort 14 rm 366-4119 Spanish Cay Spanish Cay Resort 18 rm 6 hse 365-0083 Treasure Cay Bahama Beach Club 88 units 365-8500 Brigantine Bay Villas 5 units 877-786-8455 Treasure Cay Resort + 95 rms 365-8801 Marks Bungalows 4 units 365-8506 Abaco Estate Services + 365-8752 Island Dreams Rental + 357-6576 Turtle Rock Villas at Palmetto Beach 3 villas 262-820-1900 Wood Cay Tangelo Hotel 14 rm 1 villa 365-2222 Web Sites with Abaco Information http://www.abaconian.com http://www.abacoinet.com http.//www.abacoinfo.com http.//www.abacocottage.com + agents with multiple cottages and houses http://www.abacos.com http://www.oii.net http://www.bahamas.com Rev. March 2012 ere & Back.....Again EFFECTIVE: JULY 2012 Ph: 242-367-0290 Fax: 242-367-0291 REGULAR FERRY SCHEDULE Marsh Harbour to Hope Town 20 minute ride 7:15am / 9:00am / 10:30am /12:15pm 2:00pm 4:00pm / 5:45pm Hope Town to Marsh Harbour 8:00am / 9:45am / 11:30am /1:30pm 3:00pm 4:00pm / 5:00pm / 6:30pm Marsh Harbour to Man-O-War 20 minute ride 7:15 / 10:30am / 12:15pm / 2:30pm* 4:00pm / 5:45pm *Except Sundays and Holidays Man-O-War to Marsh Harbour 8:00am / 11:30am / 1:30pm /3:15pm* / 5:00pm *Except Sundays and Holidays Marsh Harbour to Scotland/Guana Cay 30 minute ride 6:45am / 10:30am / 1:30pm /3:30pm 5:45pm Scotland/Guana Cay to Marsh Harbour 8:am / 11:30am / 2:30pm / 4:45pm / 6:30pm Any stops outside the main harbour will be a minimum charge of two persons. Two persons or over will remain at regular charge. During the month of August through December there are some adjustments made to the schedule. You are advised to contact the oce for any changes. REGULAR FERRY FARES One Way: $17.00 Round Trip Open Return: $27.00 Children 6-11: Half Price Children 5 and under: Free Hope Town and Man-O-War ferries depart from the Ferry Dock at Crossing Beach. Guana /Scotland Cay depart from the Conch Inn. Prices subject to change without notice. Alburys Ferry Service Honesty and Quality You Can Count On Brandon Thompson 242-357-6532 Dock Construction Residential and Commercial Customized to suit your lifestyle Boat Lifts And Much More... Offering unsurpassed attention to detail with almost two decades of hands on experience Contact us today! www.lbtmarine.com bthompson@lbtmarine.com Cell: 242-357-6532 Ph/Fax: 242-367-2704 tagged. Fifteen hundred dollars went to the ond place winner received $1,000.00 and $500.00 went to the third place holder. morning of June 22 to try to catch as many ing in contact with it. The participants were to return no were then delivered to Eddy Bodie who, order to prepare them for cooking. Upon their arrival, the participants were greeted with gin and coconut water recorded to determine the winners and to coordinator of the event, was accompanied the second year of study aimed at assessing assess that population for a few days after served a large reduction from last year in actively took part in Palm Beach in rais ing money for the prizes. Other sponsors ing. during the evening of June 22. Needless to From Page 21 Above: winning boat Lil Big Fish. Ash

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 23 Dive Shops Abaco Dive Adventures, Marsh Harbour ..................... 367-2963 Dive Abaco Since1978, Marsh Harbour ..................... 367-2787 Dive Time, Man-O-War................................................365-6235 Froggies, Hope Town ................................................. 366-0431 Treasure Divers, Treasure Cay ...................................... 365-8571 Brendals Dive, Green T. Cay ....................................... 365-4411 Dive Guana ................................................................ 365-5178 Man-O-War Dive Shop ................................................365-6013 A & P Car Rentals ............................................. 367-2655 Abaco Dorado Boat Rentals .............................. 367-1035 B & B Boat Rentals ........................................... 367-7368 Bargain Car Rentals .......................................... 367-0500 Blue Wave Boat Rentals ................................... 367-3910 Concept Boat Rentals ....................................... 367-5570 Cruise Abaco. .................................................... 577-0148 Quality Star Car Rentals (Texaco) ...................... 367-2979 Rainbow Boat Rentals ...................................... 367-4602 Rental Wheels Scooters, Bikes, Cars .................. 367-4643 Richs Boat Rentals .......................................... 367-2742 Sea Horse Boat Rentals .................................... 367-2513 Sea Star Car Rentals ......................................... 367-4887 The Moorings Boat Rentals ............................. .367-4000 Brendals Dive Bikes & Kayak rental .................. 365-4411 C & D Cart Rental ............................................. 365-4084 Cruising Cart Rentals ........................................ 365-4065 D & P Cart Rental ............................................. 365-4655 Donnies Boat Rentals ....................................... 365-4119 Kool Karts ........................................................ 365-4176 Reef Boat Rentals ............................................ 365-4145 Sea Side Carts & Bikes ...................................... 365-4147 T & A Cart Rentals ............................................ 375-8055 Donna Sands Cart Rentals ............................... 365-5195 Dive Guana Boats & Bikes ................................. 365-5178 Orchid Bay Cart rentals ..................................... 354-5175 Lubbers Quarters Cruise Abaco ............................................. 321-220-8796 Man-O-War Conch Pearl Boat Rentals .................................. 365-6502 Ria-Mar Golf Cart Rentals ................................. 365-6024 Waterways Boat Rental ................ 357-6540 & 365-6143 Cats Paw Boat Rentals ..................................... 366-0380 Elbow Cay Cart ................................................. 366-0530 Hope Town Cart Rentals .................................. 366-0064 Island Cart Rentals .......................................... 366-0448 Island Marine Boat Rentals .............................. 366-0282 J Rs Cart Rental ................................................ 366-0361 Sea Horse Boat Rentals .................................... 366-0023 T & N Cart Rentals ............................................ 366-0069 Adventure on Prozac Kayak ............................ 365-8749 Blue Marlin Rentals. ......................................... 365-8687 Cashs Carts ...................................................... 365-8771 Cornish Car Rentals .......................................... 365-8623 JIC Boat Rentals ............................................... 365-8582 Triple J Car Rentals ........................................... 365-8761 Abaco Adventures Kayaks ............................. 365-8749 Prices $ Low, $$ Moderate, $$$ Upper (Based on dinner entree range) + Picnic tables & restroom only Provides ride from town Abaco Pizza. ................................ $ .................. 367-4488 Anglers ................................... $$$ .................. 367-2158 Curly Tails ............................... $$$ .................. 367-4444 Golden Grouper ........................ $ .................. 367-2301 Island Family Rest ....................... $ .................. 367-3778 Java Coee House ....................... $ .................. 367-5523 Jamies Place ............................. ..$ .................. 367-2880 Junovias......................................$...................367-1271 Jib Room .................................. $$ .................. 367-2700 Kentucky Fried Chicken ............... $ .................. 367-2615 Mangoes ................................. $$$ .................. 367-2366 Pops Place + .............................. $ .................. 367-3796 Snack Shack + ............................ $ .................. 367-4005 Snappas .................................... $$ .................. 367-2278 Wallys .................................... $$$ .................. 367-2074 Abaco Inn .............................. $$$ .................. 366-0133 Capn Jacks ................................ $$ .................. 366-0247 Harbours Edge ......................... $$ .................. 366-0087 H T Coee House (B & L) .............. $ ................. .366-0760 H T Harbour Lodge .................. $$$ .................. 366-0095 Munchies .................................... $ .................. 366-0423 OnDa Beach .............................. $$ .................. 366-0558 Sea Spray ............................... $$ .................. 366-0065 Sugar Shack + ............................ $ .................. 366-0788 Petes Pub .................................. $$ .................. 366-3503 Cracker Ps ................................. $$ .................. 366-3139 Bradleys on the Harbour ............. $ .................. 365-6380 Dockn Dine ................................. $ .................. 365-6139 Island Treats Snack Bar ................ $ .................. 365-6501 Bakers Bay Market Place ...... $$$ .................. 612-1021 Grabbers ................................... $$ .................. 365-5133 Nippers ..................................... $$ ................. 365-5143 Orchid Bay ............................... $$$ .................. 365-5175 Coco Beach Bar & Grill. ................ $ .................. 365-8470 Florences Cafe ............................. $ ................. .365-8354 Spinnaker Restaurant ............. $$$ .................. 365-8469 Touch of Class ........................ $$$ .................. 365-8195 Treasure Sands Club ................ $$$ ................. .365-9385 Blu House ............................. $$$ .................. 365-4200 Jolly Roger Bistro ...................... $$ .................. 365-4200 Green Turtle Club .................... $$$ .................. 365-4271 Harveys Island Grill ................... $$ .................. 365-4389 Lizard Bar & Grill........................$$...................365-4191 McIntoshs Restaurant .............. $$ .................. 365-4625 Miss Emilys Restaurant ............. $$ .................. 365-4181 New Plymouth Inn .................... $$ .................. 365-4161 Pineapple Restaurant Bar & Grill $$ ................. 365-4039 Plymouth Rock Cafe .................. $$ .................. 365-4234 Shorties Take-a-way...................$$..................365-4342 Sundowners .............................. $$ .................. 365-4060 Nancys ...................................... $$ .................. 366-4120 Everyone reads The Abaconian Police Hope Town 366-0667 Police Man-O-War 365-6911 Police Treasure Cay 365-8048 Police Green Turtle Cay 365-4550 B. Electricity Corp 367-2727, 367-2846, 367-4667 Water & Sewerage 475-1499, 475-5518 The following services are provided by volunteers Fire Marsh Harbour 367-2000 Fire Man-O-War 365-4019 Treasure Cay Fire & Rescue 365-9111 BASRA Bah Air Sea Rescue Assoc all areas Marine VHF 16 Hope Town 366-0549 Marsh Harbour 367-3752 Guana Cay 365-5178 Treasure Cay 365-8749 Abaco Family Medicine, Marsh Harbour ..................... 367-2295 Auskell Advanced Medical Clinic ................................ 367-0020 Integrated Medical Center .......................................... 367-1304 Emergency ............................................... 458-1234 Marsh Harbour Medical Centre ................................... 367-0049 Government Clinic, Marsh Harbour ........................... 367-2510 Corbett Clinic, Treasure Cay ........................................ 365-8288 Government Clinic, Coopers Town ............................. 365-0300 Government Clinic, Green Turtle Cay .......................... 365-4028 Government Clinic, Hope Town .................................. 366-0108 Government Clinic, Sandy Point ................................. 366-4010 Government Clinic, Fox Town ..................................... 365-2172 Blu House ....................... 45 ......... F ......... 365-4200 Green Turtle Club .............. 32 ......... F ......... 365-4271 Black Sound Marina .......... 15 ..................... 365-4531 Other Shore Club ............... 12 ......... F ......... 365-4195 Abaco Yacht Service ........... 10 ......... F ......... 365-4033 Leeward Yacht Club............ 26.........F...........365-4191 Treasure Cay Marina ........ 150 ......... F ......... 365-8250 Man-O-War Marina .......... 26 ......... F ......... 365-6008 Boat Harbour Marina ...... 183 ......... F ......... 367-2158 Conch Inn .......................... 75 ......... F ......... 367-4000 Harbour View Marina ........ 36 ......... F ......... 367-2182 Mangoes Marina ............... 29 ..................... 367-4255 Marsh Harbour Marina ...... 52 ......... F ......... 367 2700 Hope Town Marina ............ 16 ..................... 366-0003 Hope Town Hideaways ................................ 366-0224 Lighthouse Marina .............. 6 ......... F ......... 366-0154 Sea Spray .......................... 60 ......... F ......... 366-0065 Spanish Cay Marina ........... 75 ......... F ......... 365-0083 Bakers Bay Marina .......... 158 ......... F ......... 365-5802 Guana Hide-aways ............ 37 ..................... 577-0003 Orchid Bay ......................... 64 ........ F ......... 365-5175 Boats can clear Customs at Green Turtle Cay, Treasure Cay or Marsh Harbour ................ 367-2936 ......................... 367-4117 Abacos Nature Adventure ............................... 577-0004 Adventure on Prozac T Cay ............................ 365-8749 ...................... 365-4411 ........................... 365-8506 .......... 367-2787 ............. 366-0024 Abaco Air Nassau, N Eleuthera, Moores Is ........................... 367-2266 AirGate Aviation New Smyrna Beach.....................................367-1900 American Eagle Miami ..................................................... 367-2231 Bahamasair Nassau,W. Palm B, Ft Laud ............................ 367-2095 Regional Freeport ............................................................... 367-0446 Silver Airline Orlando Ft. Laud and W Palm Beach .............................................. 367-3415 Sky Bahamas Nassau ......................................................... 367-0996 Western Air Nassau ........................................................... 367-3722 Abaco Air .............................................................................. 367-2266 Cherokee Air Charters ........................................................ 367-3450 Extra $3 for each passengers above two ective Dec 08 Clinic, Downtown, Stop Light, ........................................................ $10 Ab Bch Resort, Eastern Shore close, Ferry ........................................ $15 Spring City ........................................................................................ $15 Dundas Town, Nat Ins bldg, C Abaco Primary Sch ............................. $15 Murphy Town & Great. Cistern .......................................................... $20 Snake Cay ........................................................................................ $35 Casuarina Point ................................................................................. $60 Cherokee, Winding Bay, Little Harbour ............................................. $80 Bahama Palm Shore ......................................................................... $90 Crossing Rocks ................................................................................ $105 Sandy Point ................................................................................... $150 Leisure Lee ....................................................................................... $50 Treasure Cay Airport, G Turtle ferry ................................................... $80 Treasure Cay Resort ........................................................................... $85 Fox Town ........................................................................................ $165 Clinic, downtown, Ab Beach Hotel ................................................. $ 10 Nat. Ins. Bldg, Murphy Town, Gr. Cistern .......................................... $10 Wait time $0.40 per minute, Hourly rate $40 per hour Luggage $0.75 each over two, large bags $1 ea. Eective Dec 08 Green Turtle Cay ferry dock ............................................................... $10 Madeira Park .................................................................................... $20 Sand Banks ...................................................................................... $25 Treasure Cay Resort ........................................................................... $30 Leisure Lee ....................................................................................... $45 Black Wood ...................................................................................... $20 Fire Road & Coopers Town ............................................................... $40 Cedar Harbour ................................................................................. $60 Wood Cay ......................................................................................... $70 Mount Hope .................................................................................... $80 Fox Town .......................................................................................... $85 Crown Haven ................................................................................... $90 Marsh Harbour airport ..................................................................... $80 Green Turtle Ferry to Marsh H Airport .............................................. $80 Treasure Cay Hotel to Marsh Harbour ................................................ $85 Treasure Cay Hotel to Green Turtle Ferry ........................................... $25 Treasure Cay Hotel to Blue Hole ........................................................ $30 Albert Lowe Museum ................................ Green Turtle Cay Capt Roland Roberts House, reef exhibits .. Green Turtle Cay Memorial Sculpture Garden .................... Green Turtle Cay Wyannie Malone Historical Museum ................. Hope Town Elbow Cay Light Station .................................... Hope Town Swim Mermaid Reef o Marsh Harbour ........ Pelican Shore Drive to & swim in Blue Hole ........... Treasure Cay farm road Art studio & working foundry ...................... Little Harbour Working boatyards ..................................... Man-O-War cay Bring errors & revisions to our attention Revised Dec 2012 All phones use area code 242 unless noted www.theabaconian.com Alburys Ferry Service Marsh H.>Guana Cay/Scotland cay F rom Conch Inn advised to contact the oce for the changes. Note: 4:30 pm trip to GTC not on Sundays ** Note: 4:30 pm trip will be made from New Plymouth only Between Abaco & Grand Bahama Summer Schedule only (April to Dec) Sandy Point & Nassau Every Friday & Sunday, except holidays, under 4 hours. Call 225-3376 or 366-4119 Call for rates. Not on Sundays or holidays Marsh Harbour to Hope Town or Man-O-War 20 minutes, Guana Cay 30 minutes Marsh Harbour Jody Albury ............... 375-8068 Sidney Albury ............ 477-5996 Richard Albury .......... 367-0367 Terrance Davis .......... 375-8550 Buddy Pinder ............ 366-2163 Justin Sands ............. 367-3526 Danny Sawyer .......... 367-3577 Jay Sawyer ............... 367-3941 North Abaco ODonald McIntosh ... 477-5037 Alexander Rolle ........ 365-0120 Edward Rolle ............ 365-0024 Herbert Thurston ...... 365-2405 Sandy Point Valantino Adderley .... 366-4323 Anthony Bain ............ 366-4107 Derek Gaitor ............. 366-4249 Nicholas Roberts ...... 366-4486 Treasure Cay Capt. Joe Pritchard ... 559-9117 Casaurina Point Junior Albury ............... 366-3058 Cherokee Noel Lowe ................... 366-2107 Marty Sawyer .............. 366-2115 Randy Sawyer ............ 366-2284 Will Sawyer ................. 366-2177 Crossing Rocks Tony Russell ............... 366-3259 Green Turtle Cay Rick Sawyer ................ 365-4261 Ronnie Sawyer ........... 365-4070 Hope Town Maitland Lowe ............ 366-0234 Tom Albury .................. 366-3141 Man-O-War David Albury ............... 365-6502 Charter Fishing Boats Lucky Strike Hope Town ..................... 366-0101 Sea Gull Hope Town ........................... 366-0266 A Salt Weapon Hope Town ................. 366-0245 Down Deep ........................................... 366-3143 Local Boy .............................................. 366-0528 Back Breaker ........................................ 365-5140 Agape Family Dental, Marsh Harbour..........................367-4355 Diamante Dental, Marsh Harbour................................367-4968 Man O War Dental Clinic..............................................365-6508 Abaco Island Pharmacy, Marsh Harbour......................367-2544 Chemist shoppe, Marsh Harbour.................................367-3106 Caribbean Veterinary Centre, Marsh Harbour..............367-3551 Island Veterinary Clinic, Marsh Harbour......................367-0062

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 1 VOLUME 21 NUMBER 13 July 1st, 2013 Press Release The Royal Bahamas Defence Force Rangers programme continued to exceed expectations in youth development when it aco into its youth programme on June 13. that time, the RBDF Rangers program has in New Providence and 14 schools in the family of islands, namely Grand Bahama Recently, the focus of the program has with emphasis on principles that promote the core concepts and values of the De fence Force. To date, the Defence Force Rangers Program and has approximately encompassing a total of 39 schools in New Defence Force Rangers hold Installation Ceremony Please see Rangers Page 2 Above: The Defence Force Rangers repeating their pledge and motto during their installation ceremony in the Government Complex in Abaco. Photo by Able Mechanic Al Rahming. Swimmers from Abaco, comprising three different clubs, dominate at Nationals The event of the year for many swimmers started on June 20. Though the largest amount of swimmers from Abaco represented Abaco Swim Club, the islands locally coached and as the young Abaco swimmers earned medals, including Golds in relays and individual swims. Above: The Abaco Swim Club enters the Nationals. For the full story on all the swim

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Page 2 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 School & Youth News Above and left to right: Rotaract President Chandi Lowe, Treasurer Rachel Johnson, Ja pursue social projects on Abaco. By Mirella Santillo community. Though the turnout was limited, the ceived visitors. will consist of helping older persons with housekeeping, yard maintenance and landscaping. nity to meet people with the same inter ests, and to develop friendships while serving the community. Interested persons can contact Rotaract members hold meet and greet at Mangoes Bernard Nottage inspired and challenged Rangers motto, Discipline, Dedication and Determination. I take note that you have voluntari successful in producing well rounded and Royal Bahamas Defence Force Rangers is tage. Today, we see the culmination of Rangers From Page 1 Above: Minister of National Security, the Honourable Dr. Bernard Nottage along with recipients of the Ministry of National Security award, Commander Defence Force award and Rangers Director award. Photo by Able Mechanic Al Rahming. to your future success if you remain fo cused. parents for their commitment and involve ment in the programme, and urged them to continue supporting their children and the Team, the students were presented with

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Page 4 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 ABACO FREIGHT COURIER SERVICES Ocean Air 6671 W Indiantown Rd, Suite 50-453 Jupiter, Florida 33458 Walk-in and special handling nick@abacofreight.com Nick Mazzeo Abaco Marine Props Propellers Reconditioned & Rehubbed Phone 367-4276 Fax 367-4259 across the street from Abaco Outboards in Marsh Harbour Brass Stainless Aluminum Sandblasting & Marine grade welding on Stainless and Aluminum Certified Propeller Repair Technician The ONLY NNPA Techncian in The Bahamas By Mirella Santillo June is the month for high school well as a room full of parents, relatives and friends who came to support and congratu late the 14 graduates. 12. Following the processional entrance of the graduates, and the singing of the Na James Richard reminisced how he had seen most of these children grow over the last six years. They were small and insecure pline, their compassion and good sense since grade seven might have changed the dynamics of the group, the core was still there, explained the Principal. Over the years, they traveled to Or lando with their home room teacher; they and were involved in many community service events. This group has really shined and a few words of advice and wellwishing, he concluded, I proudly launch you in the next chapter of your life. The guest speaker, a former teacher enthusiastic, she said, acknowledging their diversity. But, she warned, this is not a dress rehearsal for your life; this is the anecdotes and personal teaching experi School & Youth News Forest Heights Academy graduates fourteen motivated students hiked miles to attend the only school at their disposal. so stay positive and make things work to your advantage. Finally, she advocated, choose your friends, your associates and your spouses carefully, so you can introduce them with pride. The only person who can destroy you is yourself. room teacher, concluding that, over dent personally, comparing them to can shared with her class over the years and concluded, tions. We receive these tests to prepare for class has really impacted her life, saying, I have learned to accept each of you for what you are. mentioned her mother, her role model, thanking her with tears for her support. The graduates were then handed their ciousPotentPowerful, the proces Town on June 14. through a video presentation. to and from competitions. perience with her classmates, whom she antics sending a chorus of laughter through the audience. that their commencement that day would lead to even greater accomplishments in their lives. Burrows vowed to never forget those who he had crossed paths with and as well as the teachers and administrators them academically and spiritually. per, music teacher. Father Deangelo Bowe delivered the keynote address sharing with the graduates ates that they carry great intrinsic value. must never allow anyone to determine your self-worth in life, and never make you feel less than, he said. One of the keys to else in the world like you. cover the potency and power that lies with stand out. Finally, Father Bowe shared a diamonds, he encouraged that graduates to Graduates were awarded their diplo presented roses to their parents. greeted their distinguished guests, pausing ing the graduates into the young men and that they stood there as graduates. rental involvement is very important in parents, who aside from giving their love and support, never accepted mediocrity from me. doors in life were to suddenly close. our own hands, and continue to strive to S.C. Bootle graduates stand out as diamonds Church of God.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 5 Fredericks Agency Ltd. Customs Brokers Customs Brokerage Services Air and Sea Import and Export Entries Serving all vessels from foreign ports Queen Elizabeth Drive Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas Email: abacocustoms@batelnet.bs Groceries All you need & more! Fruit & Vegetables Canned Goods Dairy Products Frozen Foods Phone or Fax : 366-2022 Mon. Fri. 7:30am 6pm Sat 7:30am-7pm The Place to be is Cherokee! Cherokee Food Fair School & Youth News riously toward the front of the sanctuary. is Our God Philencia Nixon gave the welcome address. In a dedication to the graduates, Joi how the deadly disease is impacting many that although it was an emotional occasion, challenging year of her life. Nevertheless, every step of the way to encourage her. To the graduates, she added that it are times they will fall, they are sure to who had taught, mentored and shaped the Finally, she left the graduates with grasshopper complex in his speech, which warned the graduates to never see them their minds, they would have already lost Growing up with a speech impedi students to speak into existence what they want to see in their lives. ed. valedictorian, spoke of the importance of formulating a plan can help one to accom plish their goals. I choose to rise to the challenge, and Presentations were made to parents for the graduates. Four graduate from Horizons Academy rience throughout the maritime program, Graduates excited about maritime opportunities, industry program he was unsure of what maritime parts of the ship, rules of the water, and the cadets on their graduation, and outlined the many careers in the maritime industry Above: Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps graduates, along with coordinator Glender Please see Maritime Page 6

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Page 6 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 Sids Food Store Groceries Toiletries Souvenirs Serving New plymouth and the entire Green Turtle Cay Area Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Frozen Meat Dry and Canned Goods Homemade Breads WIDE SELECTION FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE Located Near Town Dock, New Plymouth, Green Turtle Cay Tel: (242) 365-4055 JOHN CASHREALTY www.treasurecayrentals.com Palm Bay 3 4 Bed 3.5 Bath beautifully decorated 2 level canal home with boat lift, garage and shared pool $599,000 NEW LISTING Lot 35 Block 167 Anchorage Estates multi family canal lot adjacent to Palm Bay $249,000 NEW LISTING Lot 32 Block 3 Homesite located on Treasure Cay Drive across from golf course. $59,000 NEW LISTING Lot 74 Block 199 14,439 sq. ft. Canal front homesite with Sea of Abaco views $149,000 NEW LISTING Marina View Villa Modern 2 bed/2bath CBS, fully funished home, 1,000 sq. ft. plus porches, overlooking Treasure Cay Marina Royal Palm 2338 2 Bed 2 Bath newly furnished lower condo with boat slip & storage locker, very smart upgrades $289,000 NEW LISTING Bahama Beach Club 2024 3 Bed 2 Bath 1645 sq. ft. Luxurious fully furnished second oor condo at Treasure Cay beachfront resort with pool bar/ restaurant. $675,000 NEW PRICE Ocean Villa 911 2 Bed, 2 Bath fully furnished, steps from Treasure Cay beach, excellent buy. $275,000 Ocean Villa 917 2 Bed, 2 Bath charming & colorful fully furnished, rental ready villa with ocean views $345,000 NEW LISTING Twin Palms 3 Bed, 2 Bath charming 1800 sq. ft. newly renovated home with pool & dock and 2 min walk to T. C. Beach $849,000 NEW Construction Galleon Bay 3 Bed 2.5 Bath fully furnished 3000 sq ft CBS home with 2 car garage and dock $949,000 Mariners Cove 1510 Townhouse 2 bed, 1.5 bath, professionally decorated, lovely marine view $219,000 NEW LISTING Beach Villa 635 2 Bed 2 Bath 1,025 sq. ft. charming renovated villa, large garage, many extras & upgrades. $279,000 NEW LISTING Royal Poinciana 2513 Oceanfront 2 bed, 2 bath fully furnished condo with water views from every room! $545,000 Royal Palm 2321 2 Bed, 2 Bath tastefully furnished marina condo, end unit with pool in front, boatlift and storage $259,000 NEW LISTING Royal Palm 2380 2 Bed, 2 Bath lower condo unit on Brigantine canal with large 16 wide boatslip. Excellent investment priced at $240,000 Las Brisas 4 Bed, 3 Bath 2 Den 3000 sq ft private luxurious beachfront home on Windward Beach. $1,775,000 Royal Palm 2309 2 Bed, 2 Bath fully furnished lower condo, situated between two pools w/boat slip on Treasure Cay Marina. $249,000 NEW LISTING Royal Palm 2377 2 bed, 2 bath fully furnished lower condo on Brigantine Bay w/boat lift $279,000 NEW LISTING Lot 8 Block 198 Brigantine canal homesite with 90 ft. of seawall in Treasure Cays most protected canal. Choice water views. $235,000 NEW PRICE Lot 73 Block 199 13,635 sq. ft. canalfront homesite on Galleon Bay Rd with 90 of new seawall. Sea of Abaco views. $149,000 Beach Villa 648 2 bed, 2 bath with dining room addition, just steps from pool and Worlds Top 10 beaches! $224,900 NEW LISTING John CashABR, BRI, CRS, Broker UNDER CONTRACT SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD UNDER CONTRACT SOLD purpose and your true goal, he empha sidetracked, and that could mess up your entire future. industry, there are many things you can do young man, who survived a tragic car ac cident where three people perished, yet he Bahamas despite the psychological trauma he endured. In his second year in maritime, tinue his education adding to his commit of completing his sea time hours for 18 the Duke is now hiring their cadets. vating for us in even in our fourth year, to attend the ceremony, and he commended School & Youth News Maritime From Page 5 and a privilege for you as you seek to ad vance in this particular area. advised the graduates to never limit them how much they include God in their plans. ates with many principles to guide them seek the wisdom of God as they plot their course on land and sea; to take the compass of life in case they go off course to help of hope for it will show them their destina tion. tor, addressed the graduates as the keynote three retired Defence Force marines, who those ships. The premise was that if at least employed. unemployment among the young people is unemployed, imagine the dent we would With the help of shipping vessels working, and travelling over the world and take advantage of the opportunities that are in the palm of your hand and move. gram. In addition to his rewards, Pedro this year. graduation in 20 years has had a primary school on the island for It was a proud day for the parents of who made history at the school as the two students. achieved all of the goals they have set, in cluding hosting a readers' theatre, science other graduation she was invited to attend, a special moment for graduates and par for life and work, especially in this interde pendent, ever changing world. to learning inside and outside of school. hard work and dedication to learning all she was very impressed with how well the students from this school performed composition exam, which is an extremely they recited, especially the following four has a singular focus, so they must each complishments. The charge to the graduates was made have endured to get their children to gradu high school graduate with honours. see their children pass from grade to grade, passing exams and knocking down hurdles. The students were then presented Williams was also presented with a special and Grill.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 7 CURRYS FOOD STORE Customer docking Homemade bread Complete line of groceries Frozen foods, fresh fruits & vegetables Block & crushed ice Green Turtle Cay Ph. 242-365-4171 Fax 365-4072 Located on the harbour front School & Youth News initiation and installation ceremony at the The speaker for this ceremony was Presi Pinder. night, the Pilots engaged in fun, exciting The incoming president also named the committee coordinators for the year Sawyer, President Augustine pinning the Pilot Pins on them. and initiates new members Pilots outgoing on productive year friendship and service and last year, the a very productive and fruitful year as he nual events. care packets to the elderly. They painted dy Point and cleaned her home with the they fed them. which was such a huge success that the them to have laugh and fellowship togeth They are currently working on an home. They have some volunteers already wholeheartedly committed himself to ser vice and friendship as Pilot International so proudly promotes. ECC: the Generosity of Understanding previous installment. out that the school had teachers trained in fer that kind of extra help. and provided the initial two year training got other professors involved, and their as ations and education programs. The students came from all over or to admission, they were and are given tests including the Woodcook Johnson Test The testing also includes hearing and eye neurologist, psychologist, or other profes sionals is sometimes recommended prior to making a decision to remove a student from the mainstream to a special school. of the testing, recommendations, and per sonal history. their teachers after initial evaluations and goal is successful independent functioning Please see ECC Page 8

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Page 8 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 Canal Front Property in Beautiful FOR SALETreasure Cay Abaco, BahamasTreasure Cay Boasts one of National Geographics 10 best beaches in the world! 111 dock with boat lift, davits & cleaning station $299,000 Call: 305-245-6043 or Email: hquin1902@gmail.com FOR BOAT INFO SEE THE CLASSIFIED SECTION Ron-Paul Cabinets PlusVisit our Showroom Located Opposite the old Lowes PharmacyOwners: Ronnie & Pauline RobertsPhone: (242) 367-0546 BABY CRIBS $265 .00 4 DRAWER CHEST WOODEN BUNK BEDS $525 .00 METAL BUNK BEDS $400 .00 ADIRONDACK CHAIRS $210 .00 MATTRESS, BOX SPRINGS & FRAMESRegular Mattress Twin $160.00 -Full $235.00-Queen $260.00Orthopedic Mattress Twin $235.00-Full $290.00-Queen $340.00 FLOORING Commercial Carpet..............$11.00 sq.yd. Carpet Padding...................$5.75 sq.yd. Laminate Flooring..............$2.50 sq.ft. Padding................................$0.55 sq.ft. MORE BEDS Wooden Toddler Beds...............$175.00Rollaway Beds...........................$245.00 in the community to the highest level pos dent life skills, functional academic skills, character development. The school offers three diplomas. The 1st diploma, the aca the student has achieved a reading and have achieved a reading and math level at apprenticeship for a minimum of one day per week for a full year. vocational diploma where the student has achieved a level of independence in life skills, functional reading, math, communi for one day per week for a full year. The third diploma is for life skills. This is where the student has achieved the for their diagnosis or condition. these students must also learn to cope with and friends sometimes to understand and not a recognition that real strategic help is School & Youth News result of years of frustration and failure, standing and patience. parents and guardians. This coming school of school for an orientation program and The group also hopes to do outreach for community awareness to share with other schools. lic awareness and support towards those with expanding enrollment and teachers. By Mirella Santillo The Bahamas, Vogel Williams, a native of is retiring. creating the Track & Field Invitational to coach. ing situations as a teacher during the past Overall he is very proud of his I elevated people to Olympic levels, and the schools I coached in were very domi nant, he recalled. Besides coaching the little league anyone interested. Training usually takes PE teacher retiring after forty seven years in education ECC From Page 7

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 9 Business Beckys Take A-Way which includes an extensive Bahamian cui They now have a grill that is open ed in a few weeks and will include sheep or Johnny cake. For dessert there is coconut and pine Munchies Ice Cream and Take Out a-way foods, conch fritters, nachos and menu includes corn dogs, cheese sticks, ordered for lunch as well. For the summer months, they will have the soda machine operational, games for the children and snack foods for the kids. They also plan to add a party room the children something to do. Entrepreneur Watch days, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Teen Swagg Keeps Teens in Mint interest in fashion and his desire to raise funds for college motivated him to start had a keen sense of fashion and since his peers were always impressed with his at Tennis and perfumes. To date they special They also place orders for persons from any store online. They can special or der items to arrive as early as one week af expanding their inventory so that they can they have new items in stock every two weeks and once they arrive, he posts them The items are so popular, he ex out to important events. dence color pants and caps in soon so and Hair by Shanice es in full face make-up application for any occasion including weddings and parties. her make-up application skills that she is now considering offering classes. concerned, she is trained to offer full cos has had an interest in hair care since high school and found herself experimenting on as she has not attended any classes in this cosmetic supplies such as face powders, like. Abaco Dental Associates opens in Marsh Harbour ford from Nassau who is a general dentist their list in the coming weeks. including general maintenance and restora tion of the mouth. The dental hygienist include an orthodontist and an oral sur geon. school education program to educate stu promote care for teeth, the importance of getting x-rays once a year, ceiling and more, she will encourage students to visit the doctor every summer and again offer their two visits for the year. They will also have an anti-cavity staff will post the pictures of the kids who are cavity free. They will also get a free have a promotion where adults get their ing and four x-rays, and children get their ing and four x-rays. When they complete the promotion form, the kids can enter to day each month for spillover cases. Winners announced at Cash N Go promotional event time period and make full or partial pay Please see Cash Page 10

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Page 10 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 6 pc ORIGINAL $5.95 Abaco Limited time only With nine locations throughout The tive, as the winners of the drawing were Gram international money transfers and Further Business Cash From Page 9 hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. visa service, and also offers school loans. ing on stream regarding small loans, and that there are negotiations in the pipeline for the opening of more locations. No ad ditional fees are charged for the services they provide. Today, we are having a promotion explained. The drawing allowed for one 1 to June 14. in Nassau, two in Grand Bahama, one in Go Customer Service Representative. off one of his polyhedra models that have cal Greek language meaning many faces learned the craft 43 years ago. Today, he is still adept in fashioning the symmetrical In the past few weeks, I decided to it is going pretty good, Ferguson shared. for my guests out to Winding Bay. also has to make his signature red, white Local artisan crafts polyhedra models for Independence Celebration them at the posh resort. simple, they take Ferguson approximately folded, and glued precisely to create the polyhedron using construction paper. Fer guson has created other polyhedra models with peaks that are more or less protrud dron or the Pentagonal dodecahedron. cause anything you produce that turns out son how to make the polyhedra, and would is that the craft is very time consuming, other polyhedra he has made start as tri deltahedra models, which are made from artistically eye-catching polyhedra cre ations. Above: Gene Ferguson holding up his Ba hamas Independence polyhedron model.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 11 Call: 242-365-4695 or Voip: 561-207-7212 E-Mail: info@greenturtlerealestate.comwww.greenturtlerealestate.com Building lot in Central Pines subdivision, Marsh Harbour. Very desirable location just on the outskirts of Mars h Harbour. Offered at $95,000 Ocean View Drive, Whale Point Eleuthera. Building lot in a vacation orientated neighborhood. A v ery affordable lot at $30,000 Central Pines South of Dundas Town, Marsh Harbour is this large building lot with all servic es to lot. Offered at $56,000 Bahama Coral Island very affordable building lot. Near entrance to highway and just minutes to the beach. Offered at $20,000 Beachfront lot at Leisure Lee. Over 166 of prime beac hfront with all utilities in place. A gated community just 15 minutes to Golf Course and S hopping at Treasure Cay. Offered at $180,000 Ocean View Lot on Green Turtle Cay Literally steps away from the beach where the reef is so close to shore you c an swim out and snorkel on the reef. Offered at $175,000 Elevated waterfront lot with an amazing view of the Sea of Abaco. Near to the Bluff House Resort and Marina, this lot features spectacular views. Offered at $299,000 Cozy Two Bedroom, two bath home located near the Atlantic beach and the Green Turtle Club, Resort & Marina. Offered fully furnished and ready to enjoy. Asking $549,000 NEW* Island House Sea to Sea with a deep water dock and lifts on White Sound, Green Turtle Cay, with another dock on Bluff Harbor A fully furnished four bedroom, four and a half bath pod style home, includes a dock house, two golf carts and a boat Offered at $1,695,000 Gillam Bay Beachf ront A three bedroom, three bath home with a separate one bedroom guest cottage, situated just outside of the settlement on famous Gillam Bay. Aptly named Sandy Bay as the white sand beach stretches for miles in front of the home which overlooks the Bay and Pelican Cay. Great rental history! A rare offering at $1,800,000 REDUCED TO $65,000 UNDER CONTRACT By Mirella Santillo ous training. The fact is demonstrated in his class in mathematics and accounting. dance during his last year of school, had to sure he would make school on time. supported me, he said, my parents, my teachers, my friends, my coach. confer him the highest esteem. The proud coach confessed that he had the utmost pected him to do great things. ture for Florida to attend summer classes, lenging experience during the last school years. was his immediate response, adding Sports Mount Hope resident achieves excellence through perseverance By Mirella Santillo nal during an exciting game that went on in were determined to steal the title. Fresh and Flesh, who had respective Flesh wins the Independence Cup alternatively playing aggressive and defen sive tactics. minutes later. But they had to contend with The second half was played in a very Above: excited fans and players of Flesh gather around their trophy. Please see Flesh Page 13 Above: Jaron Cornish, left, standing with friend Ashton Forbes at Agapes graduation.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 13 defensive way with none of the two teams managing to take the upper hand. There penalty kicks were shot, people cheering a close outcome, each team scoring and last attempt to score. Flesh players and their fans hugged each The players then took the cup on a tion items to players and supporters alike and taking surveys that would help them to market their new products, following a live Flesh From Page 11 Sports enthusiastic as the game went on. DNR commodating. The Jets edged away with four runs. Then on June 21, a game was sched game of the night. This time, they man to advance during the innings particularly umphed over the Wreckers winning the game 4 to 1. All-Abaco Softball tournament scheduled for June 28-29 G Truckers out of Nassau. June 28 with the last game scheduled for feature playoff games and single elimina for more details.

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Page 14 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 Palm Cottage & Wood You FOR THE MONTH OF JULYDon McKay Blvd Ph: 242-367-2300 Email: palmcottageabaco@gmail.com Store Hours: Monday, Tuesday 10-5 Wednesday closed Thursday, Friday 10-5 Saturday 9-1 Sports Below: Noah Albury, Brayden Dam, Carter Albury and Maddox Pinder, who swim with Above: Miller Albury, son of Victoria and Bill Albury, earned nine medals overall. His efforts with the Alpha Aquatics Boys relay team set six new Bahamian records. Swimmers bring home medals, set personal bests at 2013 Nationals the country competed at all levels and this grand swim meet. When the pool wake of their accomplishments. Abaco Swim Club individual medals, ranging from Gold to style Relay and a Gold for their Boys 8 & Besides medals, many of the young swimmers improved their times and set and 1 Gold. 2 Gold. 1 Gold. Please see Swim Page 15

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 15 ditional to winning Golds in all his relays, cords and four National Records, setting six new Bahamian records in total. training very hard to achieve our personal and team goals here at Nationals. I am very pleased with my performance, and proud of all the swimmers that participated. It was one of the most exciting competitions is also looking forward to continuing his swimming career while away at school in OCEAN BLUE PROPERTIES Member B.R.E.A. G.P.O. Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas Sales, Rentals and Property Management ON GREEN TURTLE CAY: NEW!!! 9,600 sq.ft. lot just steps to the Atlantic Ocean Beach. Quiet residential area. B $78,000.00. NEW!!! 85 x 120 lot with start-up foundation. Less then 300 steps to the Atlantic Ocean Beach. B $95,000.00. NEW!!! 20,000 sq.ft. parcel 125 from Long Bay Beach. Water view possible. Water and power accessible. B $195,000.00. NEW!!! Chic furnished artists home with two master bedroom suites plus 1/2 bath. Water view of White Sound. Within walking distance to a public dock with ramp. A/C throughout. Artist studio with north light exposure. Garage, workshop, golf cart. $495,000.00. 19,000 sq.ft. lot within walking distance of Coco Bay Beach and public dock. Two wells on property Owner nancing available. Owner will consider trade for suitable US property in South Florida, preferably the Keys. $99,999.00. Lo Key Recently built block construction two story waterfront furnished home on Coco Bay. Second Floor Honeymoon Penthouse with one bedroom and one bath oers stunning views of Coco Bay. Ground oor has two bedrooms and one bath. Internet throughout. Just 20 steps to beach. Lushly landscaped with over 50 coconut trees. $1.2 m with 7,000 sq.ft. of land, $1.45 m with 28,000 sq.ft. of land. Beachfront lot at Coco Bay 82 x 109. Just steps to public dock. $299,000.00. The Pink Pearl Completely re-furbished 115 year old historic wood building centrally located in the heart of New Plymouth. Commercial/or residential use. Excellent tenant in place .Short walk to Settlement Creek and ferry service. Parking area. B$175,000.00. The Golden Reef Large two story commercial building in the heart of historic New Plymouth. Shop/oce space on ground oor. Two furnished two bedroom one bath apartments on second oor with good rental history and sea views. Parking space. $550,000.00. NEW PRICE!!! Three bedrooms two and a half baths spacious home with swim/spa. Close to Atlantic Ocean Beach and public dock. Rear of property fronts onto large private pond surrounded by dedicated reserve. $410,000.00.Two elevated waterfront parcels on the Blu overlooking the Sea of Abaco. Stunning sunsets. Approximately 1/4 acre each with 85 each on the water. Naturally deep water for a dock. Priced to sell TOGETHER for a total of $ 395,000 + 7 1/2% to close. PRICE REDUCTION!!! Waterfront 100 year old two bedroom one bath basically furnished cottage. Located in the heart of the settlement of New Plymouth. Spacious rear patio. Golf cart parking. Just steps from public dock; ferry; restaurants and shops. Owner re-locating. $225,000 Sports SWIFT Swimming Team. Alpha Aquatics tional swimming championships, he earned Swim From Page 14 and Secretary Zelda Allen

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Page 16 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 Angels Academy Teaching Vacancy Angels Academy invites applications from qualified teachers for the following positions: Pre-Kindergarten Grade 6. Applicants must: 4. Be willing to participate in extra-curricular programmes. The deadline for applications is August 1, 2013. All applicants can submit their resa email to angelsacademy@angelsacademyabaco.com NOTICE The owners of Island Delight Juice and Water Company wishes to let all of its valued customers know that they will be unable to oer their usual services for approximately 4 to 6 months as they rebuild due to a re that completely destroyed their facilities. Also, Abaco Ice (1996) Ltd. still oers their services of ice deliveries and can be reached at 367-2697 or 367-3937. We appreciate your business and apologize for the inconvenience. MANAGEMENT. By Timothy Roberts President of the Bahamas Judo Federation Bahamas Judo Federation as well as the ly fantastic. refereeing; the camaraderie of the team; the discipline of the athletes all of this teach Judo to students anywhere from six years old up to thirty-two. We have only ons for three years which is a pretty good hands on help and give us an advantage. and it is our hope that we medal at least two of our players. to represent the Bahamas in Judo at the Judo in the seventies and for some reason most four years ago. pics. know we would have not only a Bahamian here is a potential Olympian. I can see the Sports aconian standing on the Olympic Platform, a gold medalist at the Olympics within the cally skills and concentration; and know down a person. It is a good program here for the are trying to get involved as well. Abaco excelling in Judo, tournament shows improvements Left: Desmond and Desmondo Bootle, twin brothers, compete in Division D. Both tional Team. and Rebecca Strachan present six-year-old (voted on by the three top students of the Abaco Judo club) for most outstanding ath lete of the tournament. Sebastian also won First Place in Division A despite being the smallest in his class.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 17 Funeral the late Bish op Henry Wright Bahamas was more family & friends. Mrs. Virginia Alexandria Pinder af fectionately called Tee years old of died at her residence on Wednesday, June Greene, Beatrice Rolle and Patrece Wil numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention. Ruth Kenyon Trough ton, dearly of Jeremy Troughton, passed away on June 2nd in Pletten Florida with her then partner, and on hear and decided to stay. Ruth was instrumental touched many lives helping young people get where they are today. In time her adventurous spirit took her to Johannes live in Jeremy's homeland. Ruth is sur many many friends. PROPERTY FOR SALEBUSINESS INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY POSSIBLE USES INCLUDE A BONEFISHING LODGE2 partially completed 2 storey wooden structures each comprising plans for 4 suites with master bedroom and bath, guest bedroom and bath, kitchen and great room. Location: About a mile northeast of the settlement of Cherokee in close proximity to the Abaco Club at Winding Bay and the related development. Property Size: 60,026 sq. ft. -1,378 acres (W-100 ft, L-591 ft) Appraised in 2012 at $598,000 Appraised value is provided as a market indicator only Telephone inquiries and/or written oers with telephone contact and postal address should be submitted to:Attention: C. Hall P.O. Box N-8329, Nassau, Bahamas Tel: 242-394-9929 Fax: 242-393-4288We reserve the right to reject and/or refuse any oer Terms: 10% upon acceptance; balance upon completionLot 9 Yellow Wood, Cherokee Sound, Abaco Youth News old resident of Dundas Town, graduated graduate from high school persevering to the end even when he lost his father in the tenth grade. resilience drove him to achieve even more. Working as an intern at Friends of the graduating from high school. This sum mer, he will move one step closer to mak ing his dream come true. there for the entire month of July. Before terested in deep water pursuits, so he wants to work with sharks. and he gave me clues on what they will do. But I want to get into the shark aspect of it water stuff. helping out the environment, and learning tecting and preserving the environment is my passion; it is something that keeps me going every day. nature trail, and assists scientists like Bri cindor has his eyes set on enrolling in the Futuristically, he plans to share his his degree, so that he can demonstrate how important it is to take care of our environ ment and to help others. out other people, and in turn, they helped me, he said, gratefully. I plan to work greatly with institutions that help protect young men off the streets. of it as well. was also a shot put, discus and volley Team. Local pursues marine dream scholarship for the month of July. Remembering Family and Friends

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Page 18 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 Pre-K through Grade 6Small Class Sizes & Individualized In struction shelly.roark@angelsacademyabaco.com www.AngelsAcademyAbaco.com 242-367-2780 Promote your Business by Placing a Business Classied ONLY $ 45 per issue for black & white ad, and we can make the ad for you. Call for DISCOUNTED price on 6 or more issues or color option prices. Contact Us For More Information 367-3200 or email abaconiannews@gmail.com WANT MORE BUSINESS? ABACO ISLAND PHARMACY LTD.We have moved! Next to ECC and across from BTC, Marsh Harbour 367.2544 tel 367.6544 faxabacoislanpharmacy@gmail.comPrescriptions Testing Beauty Supplies Vitamins Supplements 8:30am 6pm Sundays 9am 4pm Business Service Directory Abaco Glass Company Window Glass and Mirrors Cut and Installed Commercial Store Fronts Installed and Replaced Don MacKay Blvd. 367-2442 Yale Windows Rentals : Services: Big Cat Equipment Nassau 242-457-4SOD (4763) or 225-4SOD (4763) Abaco 242-357-6975 Fax: 242-367-2424 GRASS GRASS GRASS From Our Farm to Your Door! We Now Have SOD for Immediate BARGAIN CAR RENTALS Summer Special Rates Mid Size Cars: $70 Daily $350 Weekly Full Size Cars & Mini Vans: $80 Daily $450 Weekly ** MON-THUR $10 OFF YOUR DAILY RATE Don MacKay Blvd (Next to the Kidney Center) PH: 367-0500, 225-3657 (Toll Free) Fax: 367-0501 Located Don MacKay Blvd and Airport Phone 367-2431 Marsh Harbour Mon Sat 7:30 5 Sun 10 5 Visa and MasterCard Accepted Tropical Souvenirs Straw Baskets Shirts Hats Casual Wear Gifts Souvenirs Androsia Shirts Androsia Fabric eleven for 2013 recognition ceremony. Bringing remarks at eleven students received scholarships from many of these top students expect going in. past recipients and college graduates who were in attendance. They gave words of advice and encouragement to the new re for the opportunities they have provided for many students throughout the years. It was an emotional morning for many. Town, the award goes to a student who was awarded the honour. with the audience. They asked the current and past recipients not to forget their com to the islands positive development. They also asked for anyone interested in getting ward, since the current directors have had many rewarding years and wish to start let ting go of the reigns. 1st place in Business, Junkanoo Participa tion, and Interact Participation. and food service management. Fredrecka involved in so many activities throughout Please see Page 19 Scholarship award winners.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 19 Bahamas. VEHICLES FOR SALE Minimum for 3 lines in one issue $10 Picture and 4 lines $25 B&W Additional lines at $2 per line Colored Photo additional $20 Spot Color high light on wording, additional $10 Call 242-367-3200 Fax 242-367-3677 Email: abaconiannews@gmail.com Items for Sale, Employment, Services, Cars & Boats BOATS AND MARINE ITEMS FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE BOATS AND MARINE ITEMS FOR SALE BOATS AND MARINE ITEMS FOR SALE 9 Boston Whaler 26 1994 Mako, com 26 Leisure Cat, Get Results Advertise with a Classified 31 Tiara, 1990, Duty paid. Tuna tower. new electrical, wind generator & solar, great GE Electric Stove, 42 1986 Bertram sel, 2001 Volks Wagon Cabrio, all power, cold RENTAL HOUSES AND APARTMENTS RENTAL HOUSES AND APARTMENTS PROPERTY & HOUSES FOR SALE Minimum for 3 lines of info $10 per issue Picture and 4 lines $25 B&W Additional lines at $2 per line Colored Photo additional $20 Spot Color highlight on word ing, additional $10 Call 242-367-3200 Fax 2423673677 Email: abaconian news@gmail.com PROPERTY & HOUSES FOR SALE Houses and Land For Rent and For Sale Get Results Advertise with a Classified The New Plymouth Inn, features quiet Colonial charm with 11 guest porate retreat, school for art, culinary, ocean research or family home. Designated historic the owner of forty years. Priced to sell! Casuarina Point, Marsh Harbour, Marsh Harbour, Sweetings Villiage, Duplex Marsh Harbour, Sweetings Villiage Moving to Nassau? Casuarina, Marsh Harbour, Government Sub, For sale ter of Janet Wedgewood and the late Prince cellence. who has overcome some extreme odds, she lives with her parents Ray and Pamela ing the young people of her community. From Page 18

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 1 PRSRT STD US POSTAGE PAIDWEST PALM BCH FLPermit NO 4595Renew your subscription before the expiration date shown in the label below. The Abaconian Stuart Web Inc. 5675 SE Grouper Ave Stuart, FL 34997 Change Service Requested VOLUME 21 NUMBER 13 July 1st, 2013 Press Release Cowpokes decisive win at the Trea sure Cay Championship propelled the onship standings. Despite the lead, Cow poke needed a strong performance in the overall title. were within striking distance. One such contender was Blue Eagle whose owner, Brad Jones, realizing the chance to win the overall Championship, changed his teams Cowpoke wins overall 40th Anniversary BBC onship, Cruiser Crews Cowpoke caught 900 points to their total. Blue Eagle, on the other hand, caught and released three nus points, added 2,400 points to the Port Aransas, Texas teams total. Cowpokes pionship. Heritage Tourism Plan The Raising of the Flag at Sandy Point By Jennifer Hudson The Bahamas Defence Force plane airstrip exactly on schedule at 8.45 a.m. on June 21. Following preliminary greet ceremony was held on the airstrip attended tee who stated what a pleasure it was to during its travels throughout the Com monwealth of The Bahamas. The Revprayer for the nation. This was followed Please see Flag Page 2 Above: the Bahamian Flag waves proudly above Abaco. The Flag, the original raised forty years ago this July 10, has made a trip across the country. Recently it was raised in a ceremony at several locations across Abaco including Grand Cay, Moores Island, Treasure Cay, Marsh Harbour and Green Turtle Cay. Representatives of the AMMC, BNT, Abaco Chamber of Commerce, Friends of the Envi ronment Ministry of Tourism and Local Government met recently to discuss creating a heritage tourism plan that would incorporate natural areas, historic sites and places of group had their work cut out for them. For more see page 5.

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Page 2 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 unitedabacoshippingco@coralwave.com 12 year old student of the Crossing Rocks outstanding persons within their communi ties. At each stop throughout the islands a young person and old person was selected where she taught for 40 years and she said eryone stood to attention for the singing of the Bahamian national anthem and the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance. The in his care, however, as from there it was the islands of the Commonwealth of The worked its way up the entire chain stop would make its last stops in Andros, Bi at midnight on July 9 during the nations Above: L-R Constable Gilbert Knowles, Lawrence Hepburn, Virgie Light Flag From Page 1

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 5 Creating a Heritage Press Release Representatives of the Antiquities gether on June 3 & 4 to discuss how to create a heritage tourism plan that would incorporate natural areas, historic sites and sites that showcase Bahamian Biodiversity and the group discussed the importance of identifying sites and applying a criteria for selection as well as developing a con Friends of the Environment originally promoted this idea to our partners and it is great for all of us to come together to ecutive Director of Friends. Parks commented that The Trust has developed a conceptual plan for the in that would provide opportunities for tour guides and concessions for services neces tunity to promote our national parks while providing economic opportunities for local Drawing on the tremendous knowl edge represented at the meeting, the group these sites in terms of most to least important. The sites were presented to the group of sixteen individuals representing BNT, Friends of the Environment, the Antiqui tion, individuals from north and south and historic aspects extensively. esting exercise in consolidating divergent, expense needed to make a site useful, the physical effort required, relevance to economic impact or potential recreational cal government. The list of 57 suggested sites was remaining will take further study on the various aspects of development including what should get priority considering avail quired to make it happen. portunity to work with our partners and tor of the BNT. The BNT is the national organization mandated to manage the National Park sys tem and it welcomes input and donations marine environment of the island. The Community Health Centre to open soon The opening of the two newly con structed community health centres in Exin those areas who now have to travel to cine will play an important role in the pro vision of services to persons utilizing the facilities. These new community health cen tres are like mini-hospitals in that they are equipped with additional facilities not usually found in our clinics such as an optroduction of these services means that the patients do not have to disrupt their lives facilities will also have implications for the referrals and a reduction in the need for di for the construction of similar facilities in percent of patients seen at the primary healthcare level are admitted to hospitals. cident and Emergency Department at the viding services for them at the primary care level, and eventually, to move primary health care services to an appointmentshave to leave home to arrive at the clinic Sky Bahamas By Timothy Roberts crash landed on the runway and came to rest safely without serious harm to any pas sengers or crew. According to one passenger as the air approached the runway from the west fuel poured onto the wing and the engine Please see Crash Page 6

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Page 6 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 White Sound, Elbow CayFULL SERVICE MARINA WATERFRONT VILLAS For local transporation to Sea Spray call VHF 16 or 366-0065email : info@seasprayresort.com www.seasprayresort.comBahamian Breakfast Sat. & Sun.Enjoy a delicious dinner with usSea Spray will pick up from Hope Town Happy Hour Daily 5 pm 6 pm Open Year RoundCome lounge at The Helm, our indoor barBoat House Restaurant Tuesday Night BBQ Buffet ALL YOU CAN EAT $20.00 per person LIVE MUSIC by: Clint Sawyer Join in the limbo with Desmond Cartwright Every Tuesday 6:30 pm 9 pm Starting April 9thAt this point the passenger said the ing to rest almost directly across from the airport terminal and south of the runway. to head to the opposite side of the plane and his family, along with passengers and crew safely exited the plane. applauded the quick thinking of the pilot to the engines and turned on the foam ex responded quickly and extinguished the Traumatized passengers were helped Crash From Page 5 ler expressed thankfulness that passengers crash landing and said he was preparing to The airport was closed until midday Friday as investigators concluded their ex amination of the scene which then permit completed on the runway After a 40-minute wait for enough who fail to honour their commitment of several hours a month to serve their com this with the various Town Committee chairmen. looking at remaining funds and how they turned to the Treasury. Councils and Town ernment that too much was originally al located and may result in a reduction the next year. $4,000 remained which was divided among the three townships for local use. among the three townships and itself. Press Release Family Farms, to undertake a small scale restoration of Crossing Beach. Crossing The Crossing Beach dune was originally damaged when the road connecting pushed through and paved. This made the the dune degraded, with the help of washthroughs during storms. restoration of Crossing Beach. The inva sive plants were removed, the dune was reformed and native plants were installed to During the hurricanes from 2007 and while the dune still held, many of the groundcover plants there did not recover. Please see Restoration Page 7

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 7 were installed. They included sea oats, or ange geiger trees, sea grapes, railroad vine and sea ox-eye, all wonderful native plants that takes less water and care than non-na tive plants, replacing those that were lost. Restoration From Page 6 These new plants will help to trap and hold created several paths from the parking area ing free native plants to anyone who will softheEnvironment.org for more informa tion. Above: volunteers at the newly restored Crossing Beach site. Native plants were put in to replace invasive vegetation. The Abaco Chamber of Commerce held its Annual General Meeting at Mangoes Res was followed by a Mix and Mingle time. A meeting of the Directors was held on June 20 President Daphne de Gregory Miaoulis. Missing from the photograph are Past President Michael Albury and Chris Roberts. general meeting at Mangoes

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Page 8 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 From the Editor's Desk // The Big Forty The Abaconian Bradley M. Albury Editor-in-Chief AB 20213 Marsh Harbour Abaco, The BahamasLogo Photo Credit: Tuppy Weatherford Reporters/Freelance Contributors: Canishka Alexander, Samantha Evans, Jennifer Hudson, Timothy Roberts, Mirella Santillo, Rashida Murray, Lee Pinderen Phone 242-367-3200 FAX 242-367-3677 AbaconianNews@gmail.com Subscribe NOW Order form on Page 9 Abacos most complete newspaper.2022 Aero Circle New Smyrna Beach FL. 321687,500 copies Published twice monthlyFree at over 100 Abaco locations from Grand Cay to Moores Is. Subscription rates: $20.00 Abaco $25 other Bahamas (One Year) $45.00 USA $65 Canada airmail $95.00 UK, Europe & Caribbean surface Order The Abaconian TodayJUNE 2012Name Address Address City St. Postal code + Country E-mail or Tel # 24 issues US$ or B$ Above subscription is a gift from: $45 USA via 3 rd Class $25 Bahamas via surface $20 to Abaco US$65 Canada via Airmail US$95 UK, Europe Surface Mail to: 2022 Aero Circle, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 32168 or: P.O. Box AB 20213, Marsh Harbour, Abaco, The Bahamas If you want to renew this gift next year, please give us your address below Why subscribe?The Abaconian will keep you informed on issues such as: Master Card VisaWE NOW ACCEPT MASTER CARD/VISA it as this newspaper is going to get to the actual date, July 10, without going over. during that period. But we are here to for it. our nation. But how do you a weigh a nations greatness? money our country makes? $11 Bil istry of Education? $201,770,380. Or do we measure it on something make a difference? The pride we have in ourselves? Our readiness to forgive hand? types of questions. Our politicians can rallies and marches all day, and we can any closer to measuring our country. egory for which there are no easy an swers for, that show the true mettle of our nation. And, in fact, it is not even the answers, if ones do exist, that give to ask these questions that will make us The courage to ask ourselves whether something is right or wrong. The audacity to question those in integrity to question our friends and down a wrong path. And the clarity to of the answers that might come. Our country has some questions to ask itself on this eve of our forti growing pains that have ruined lesser nations. These same growing pains have ruined greater nations as well. And if we dont want to share those enough to know when to tack our sails. need to ask ourselves and those we have tasked to lead this nation? ing, a monument and an achievement and Pigeon Peas continues to grow ungrowing unchecked, right to the front think it creates more. the while our island experiences fre it to continue unchecked? tom and in the end we will lose. ourselves as we approach our fortieth. OUR Bahamaland. transition to the VAT Tax, and should this country drill for oil, are in the or not, are not really that far removed to answer many others for ourselves. cause we face these struggles. Because we have risen to the challenges of the past. Because we arent kept down for cause of our future. Changeover Dinner Turtle Coco Beach Bar mertime Concerts

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 9 The en-GB en-GBAbaco Beach Resort at Boat Harbouren-GB announces the availability of a limited number of en-GB luxury condominiums for sale aten-GBThe Harbour en-GBResidencesen-GB en-GBFor more information visiten-GBwww.AbacoBeachResort.com en-GB or call 242-367-2585 or 242-367-2158 Letters to the Editor & the UglyDear Editor, After having had an experience today moved enough to write this letter and hope Child Counts. siahs new location at #107, Dove Plaza. pleasantly surprised to see that Casiahs centre of that attractive suite of rooms and For those who dont know, Casiahs has an appetizing and delicious menu of assorted deli sandwiches, soups, imaginative meals, ice-cream, fruit smoothies, coffee frost drinks and candies galore. The rooms are decorated like an old-fashioned icecream soda shop you feel relaxed as soon as you enter. one, Casiahs worked with us and helped us decide on the Paninis, single-scoop ice take home treats. individual names and, when that shocking weather descended, allowed us to take unhurried refuge inside while we waited. were strangers to most of them and treat working school year. value of our money to remind us of the ResidentAlways Keep Your Sense of HumourDear Editor the privilege of meeting on Thursday after noons with some colleagues and friends to relax after a long day of work. in that respect, we engage in spirited con versation with attempts to make light of the mally complain. look at it from a different perspective. And No 3. Theres a secret pot-hole ner. Drive in it a collect your prize. More Letters: See Page 10

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Page 10 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 outside the requirements for proper sanita and in violation of safety requirements for of how they will enforce the law where it This is the crux of our issue in the times eloquently of cracking down on nu merous illegalities, most of which are presThere was no mention of new laws or legislation needed in order to carry out the that exist? Are there particular interests even in some instances prevented enforc ing laws to deal with illegal shanty towns the people of the country have served as a catalyst to encourage and give rise to more crime and illegal activities. The delay of enforcement has served to demoralize many who live near these communities and has also done much dam age to the national security of the nation, yet it persists and it transcends regimes. tive enforcement of illegal shanty towns? remain protected from the enforcement of gesting enforcement is on the way sounds and does not require an act of parliament to do anything. Letters to the Editor Barefoot Man Summer Press Release slated for a three day weekend of sun, fun July 19 for his daytime concert and on July 20 for the ever popular evening dine and dance performance. shoeless minstrel who usually escapes to ways, a long list of tropical tunes mixed the novelty style he is known for. leave your shoes at home. The Cays

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Page 16 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 Specializing in Residential & Commercial Real Estate throughout The Abacos HOPE TOWN HIDEAWAYSCoco Plum $800,000 BSD Lemon Tree $499,900 USD Casa Luisa $660,000 USD Fantasy Too $425,000 BSD Lower Harbour, Tilloo Cay $899,000 USD Crystal Waters Starting at $4,000/wk plus tax. Sea Loft Starting at 1,250/wk plus tax. Carolina Wind Starting at $4,000/wk plus tax. Dorros Cove Lot #18 $320,000 USD NEW LISTING Across 2. National Bird. 4. When Bahamians say they have Sugar they are referring to this disease. 6. Largest Island. 8. This marsupial is famous for its pouch. 10. July 10 for Bahamians & July 4 for US Citizens. Down 1. Inagua Industry 3. Primary school on this Abaco 5. Chamber of _________; An organization for local businesses to express concerns and make a difference. 7. Provide rooms for out-of-town visitors. 9. This Elder is a national symbol. 11. _______ Crawlin Check July 15 for these, and June 15s Crossword answers.

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 17 Marble and Granite counter tops, showers and oors installed Made in Marsh Harbour Call 367-6867 or 367-4726 View installations on our web site:abacomarbleandgranite.com Opinion A ViewpointBy Jennifer Hudson on a downturn for some time now and sadly is looking decidedly down at heel. There we can and must do is keep onto the ap propriate authorities until we get a decent deserves. something which is far more within our and its environs from visitors and certain no pride in their surroundings yet they will no more tourism. covering your trucks on the way to -not throwing trash out of your vehicle or dropping it as you walk along ( so that dogs cannot tip them over trash many campaign posters which still need to roundings and all of the sticks to which posters were attached still look unsightly protruding from utility poles. towards making the communities more at their property. they front immediately onto the street then keeping them. a sign once proudly stood welcoming visi tors to the settlement is now totally dilapidated and would make any visitor wonder Towns parliamentary representative who keeping with the two very attractive new see when they leave the airport and should however, all it does at the moment is give agement took over they have expressed no interest in maintaining this very important area. like to give accolades where they are very Bradley and her group of young Rotaract a month after work turning up with push area. weeding and this is too time consuming a landscaping of the area in front of the roundings. Finally, much praise is due to Randy there and see the well-kept verges and he has an advantage in that he is the owner After all if the Cays can do it, why Above: the roundabout between Marsh Harbour and Dundas Town, one of many problem areas on the island needing attention. Kayak Challenge Friends of the Environment are working with more than 50 paddlers participating in inclement weather and an even more suc Challenge will continue to grow in 2013. One of the focuses this year will paddlers from other islands. To this end, organizers have managed to secure a commitment from Bahamas Ferries to run the catch is that they will require a minimum of 6 vehicles and at least 40 individuals. Organizers are also happy to assist with queries regarding accommodation and or 15 miles that will take paddlers into and through the scenic tidal creeks of the to assist paddlers, make sure they stay on course and provide water and snacks. ronment.org, on the Friends of the En lenge.

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Page 18 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 Baha Mar offers opportunities for all BahamiansBy Timothy Roberts Bringing recruitment and opportunity ting the message out to all The Bahamas ployment and entrepreneurial opportunities dence. of Administration and External Relations that the family islands get this information eighteen months, is calling potential em there are pockets of talent who could take away from opening. extending their outreach to the out islands so we can give every potential talented cant money to identifying and training Ba hamians and have reached out to over 3500 students and they have over 4000 resumes The service training academy will design programs that will assist the [hotel] online as they are doing internships this ticipate in that. On indirect employment opportunities he said that where there are synergies for the provisioning of supplies or services we will certainly welcome those from providing goods and services or talent that en, tested, tried and successful services we would welcome the opportunity to discuss generate in excess of 12.5 percent increase difference to the economy of the country. and will provide the shot in the arm that visitors per year, and it is quite likely that, likely want to visit another family island as ture tourism industries amongst the family said. dividuals in these communities latch onto National Day of By Timothy Roberts All across The Bahamas at noon on prayer for the nation to pray for the deep needs of the country. Almost forty per and Vise-president of the Bahamas Chris a national call to prayer and when the BCC] all the islands must respond equal time, a time when our country is so chal lenged and weve seen all the experts com ing together to no avail. Theres always a a simultaneous movement of Christians to come together at an appointed time to pray for the needs of the country. tors speaking on the radio in the morning. Then at noon they met with all who would songs were sung and prayers were spoken to appeal for a change in the high incidence of crime and murder occurring especially in the capital city of Nassau. scripture that says that when the righteous Above: people gathered at BAIC Park for National Prayer Day which was held on June

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Page 20 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 6th June, 2013, some unknown person/s ment of Jewelry. Police action requested. 2013, person/s entered his residence. Police action requested. vestigation continues.Drug Arrest date where he was found in possession of a was charged for Possession of Dangerous attend court on 12th June, 2013. Crime Report 2013, a female paid for services with a cheque was returned indicating that the chequing account was closed. Police action requested. known person/s entered his residence and digital camera valued at $150.00. Police action requested. Employment2013 and 1st June, 2013, an employee stole $688.00 cash that was received as dockage fee. Police action requested. Stealing from a Dwelling dence and stole an assortment of seafood valued at $270.00. Police action requested. on June 14, 2013, pleaded guilty and was Stealing 2013, while at a local gas station located vehicle. Police action requested. Causing Harm the same date, he got in an altercation with was at a local liquor store in Treasure Cay, Threats of Death, Re Resisting Arrest and Assault of a Police offences.arresting one Rodnel Vilsaint in reference to Threats of Death, Resisting Arrest and offence. Threats of Harm & Un lawful Entry p.m. on June 14, 2013, she secured her refused. Police action requested. 2874 Rolle arrested and cautioned the sus charged for the offences. charged for the offences.Grievous Harm vate vehicle complaining that an unknown Police assistance requested. Police are in search of a male, name 2013 and 19th June, 2013, some unknown person/s entered his residence and stole his Apple laptop. Police action requested. continues. 2013 and 21st June, 2013, some unknown school. The culprit/s searched and stole a Police action requested ed across the street from him was entered. Police assistance requested. for the offence and schedule to attend court on 24th June, 2013. Threats of HarmOn Thursday 20th June 2013, a 31 threats towards him, putting him in fear of tion is ongoing. p.m. an anonymous caller contacted the of Prophecy involving a male pedestrian of accident.

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 21 Fishing three of the four BBC tour resulted in 5,900 points for the 61 Viking dition, Blue Eagle received a $1,000 gift During the four legs of the 2013 Baha BBC tournaments releases are validated us ing time and date stamped digital images. The 2013 awards ceremony at the season and a three-month40th anniversary series in the world. As an expression of appreciation to the people of The Bahamas, the BBC has endowed two scholarships First Place Overall for the Florida cattle with 6,900 points. the four tournaments in the 2013 series. and placed the team Third Overall. points for the season got him the Jim BBC competitor for years and won the Gone Fishin Cowpoke From Page 1 Travelers. During the 2013 season, team Cow Championship. At the awards ceremony Cruiser Crews with the original artwork used for the BBC 40th Anniversary logo. team Cowpoke with the Overall 1st Place sors of the BBC Championship Ring, presented Cruiser Crews with a special edition, 40th anniversary Championship opportunity to pursue degrees in marine technologies. ous year. This year over $7,000.00 in prize money was given out to the winners, with Among other prizes, there was also one awarded to the team who caught some of Please see Page 22

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Page 22 Section A The Abaconian July 1, 2013 en-GBArea Code 242 unless listed otherwiseen-GB en-GB Island-wide Abaco Listingsen-GBAbaco Cottage + 114 hse 366-0576en-GB en-GBAbaco Vacation Planner + 25 hse 367-3529en-GBCherokee Lee Pinder + 3 hse 366-2053 Marina Albury Cottages 5 cottages 366-2075 en-GBGrand Cay Rosies Place 352-5458 en-GBGreen Turtle Cay Barefoot Homes 14 hse 577-4092 Bluff House Club 12 units 365-4247 Cocobay Cottages 6 cott 800-752-0166 Green Turtle Club 35 rm 365-4271 Island Properties + 34 hse 365-4047 New Plymouth Inn 9 rm 365-4161 Ocean Blue Properties + 34 365-4636 Other Shore Club 365-4226 Roberts Cottages 3 cott 365-4105 en-GBGuana Cay Dive Guana + 11 hse 365-5178 Dolphin Bch Resort 4 rm 10 cott. 365-5137 Guana Sunset Beach 13 units 365-5133 Ocean Frontier 6 cott 519-389-4846 Wards Landing 4 units 904-982-2762 Ruth Sands + 9 hse 365-5140 en-GBHope Town Abaco Inn 22 rm 366-0133 Crystal Villas 5 villas 321-452-0164 Elbow Cay Prop + 53 hse 366-0035 Hope T Harb Lodge 25 rm 366 0095 Hope T Hideaways + 63 hse 366-0224 Hope Town Inn 6 rm 4 Villas 366-0003 Hope T Villas + 3 hse 366-0266 Lighthouse Rentals 4 cott 366-0154 Sea Gull Cottages + 4 hse 366-0266 Sea Spray Resort 6 villas 366-0065 Tanny Key + 43 hse 366-0053 Turtle Hill 4 villas 366-0557 en-GBHotels and House Rental Agentsen-GBLubbers Quarters Sea Level Cottages 4 hse 366-3121 en-GBMan-O-War Island Home Rentals + 2 hse 365-6048 Schooners Landing 5 condos 365-6072 Waterway Rentals + 14 hse 365-6143 en-GBMarsh Harbour area Abaco Beach Resort 82 rms 367-2158 Abaco Real Estate + 6 hse 367-2719 Abaco Towns 16 apts 367-0148 Ambassador Inn 6 rms 367-2022 Bustick Bight Resort 8 rms 367-3980 Conch Inn 9 rms 367-4000 Living Easy + 16 hse 367-2202 Island Breezes Motel 8 rms 367-3776 Lofty Fig Villas 6 eff 367-2681 Pelican Beach Villas 6 cott 367-3600 Regattas 32 apts 577-6764 HG Christie + 11 hse 367-4151 en-GBSandy Point Oeishas Resort 366-4139 Pete & Gays Resort 14 rm 366-4119 en-GBSpanish Cay Spanish Cay Resort 18 rm 6 hse 365-0083 en-GBTreasure Cay Bahama Beach Club 88 units 365-8500 Brigantine Bay Villas 5 units 877-786-8455 Treasure Cay Resort + 95 rms 365-8801 Marks Bungalows 4 units 365-8506 Abaco Estate Services + 365-8752 Island Dreams Rental + 357-6576 en-GBTurtle Rock Villas at Palmetto Beach 3 villas 262-820-1900 en-GB en-GBWood Cay Tangelo Hotel 14 rm 1 villa 365-2222 en-GBWeb Sites with Abaco Informationen-GB en-GB http://www.abaconian.comen-GB http://www.abacoinet.comen-GB http.//www.abacoinfo.comen-GB http.//www.abacocottage.comen-GB + agents with multiple cottages and housesen-GB http://www.abacos.comen-GB http://www.oii.neten-GB http://www.bahamas.comen-GBRev. March 2012 en-GBere & Back.....Againen-GBEFFECTIVE: JULY 2012en-GBPh: 242-367-0290 Fax: 242-367-0291 en-GBREGULAR FERRY SCHEDULEen-GB Marsh Harbour to Hope Townen-GB20 minute rideen-GB7:15am / 9:00am / 10:30am /12:15pm 2:00pmen-GB 4:00pm / 5:45pmen-GBHope Town to Marsh Harbouren-GB8:00am / 9:45am / 11:30am /1:30pm 3:00pmen-GB 4:00pm / 5:00pm / 6:30pmen-GBMarsh Harbour to Man-O-Waren-GB20 minute rideen-GB7:15 / 10:30am / 12:15pm / 2:30pm* en-GB 4:00pm / 5:45pmen-GB *Except Sundays and Holidaysen-GBMan-O-War to Marsh Harbour en-GB8:00am / 11:30am / 1:30pm /3:15pm* / 5:00pmen-GB *Except Sundays and Holidaysen-GBMarsh Harbour to Scotland/Guana Cayen-GB30 minute rideen-GB6:45am / 10:30am / 1:30pm /3:30pm 5:45pmen-GBScotland/Guana Cay to Marsh Harbouren-GB8:am / 11:30am / 2:30pm / 4:45pm / 6:30pmen-GBAny stops outside the main harbour will be aen-GB minimum charge of two persons. Two persons or overen-GB will remain at regular charge.en-GBDuring the month of August through December there en-GB are some adjustments made to the schedule.en-GB You are advised to contact the oce for any changes.en-GBREGULAR FERRY FARESen-GBOne Way: $17.00en-GB Round Trip Open Return: $27.00en-GB Children 6-11: Half Priceen-GB Children 5 and under: Freeen-GB Hope Town and Man-O-War ferries depart fromen-GB the Ferry Dock at Crossing Beach. en-GB Guana /Scotland Cay depart from the Conch Inn.en-GB Prices subject to change without notice.en-GBAlburys Ferry ServiceHonesty and Quality You Can Count OnBrandon Thompson242-357-6532 Dock ConstructionResidential and Commercial Customized to suit your lifestyleBoat Lifts And Much More...Offering unsurpassed attention to detail with almost two decades of hands on experienceContact us today! www.lbtmarine.com bthompson@lbtmarine.com Cell: 242-357-6532 Ph/Fax: 242-367-2704 tagged. Fifteen hundred dollars went to the ond place winner received $1,000.00 and $500.00 went to the third place holder. morning of June 22 to try to catch as many ing in contact with it. The participants were to return no were then delivered to Eddy Bodie who, order to prepare them for cooking. Upon their arrival, the participants were greeted with gin and coconut water recorded to determine the winners and to coordinator of the event, was accompanied the second year of study aimed at assessing assess that population for a few days after served a large reduction from last year in actively took part in Palm Beach in rais ing money for the prizes. Other sponsors ing. during the evening of June 22. Needless to From Page 21 Above: winning boat Lil Big Fish. Ash

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July 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 23 Dive Shops Abaco Dive Adventures, Marsh Harbour . ..................... 367-2963 Dive Abaco Since1978, Marsh Harbour . ..................... 367-2787 Dive Time, Man-O-War................................................365-6235 Froggies, Hope Town . ................................................. 366-0431 Treasure Divers, Treasure Cay . ...................................... 365-8571 Brendals Dive, Green T. Cay . ....................................... 365-4411 Dive Guana . ................................................................ 365-5178Man-O-War Dive Shop . ................................................365-6013 A & P Car Rentals . ............................................. 367-2655 Abaco Dorado Boat Rentals . .............................. 367-1035 B & B Boat Rentals . ........................................... 367-7368 Bargain Car Rentals . .......................................... 367-0500 Blue Wave Boat Rentals . ................................... 367-3910 Concept Boat Rentals . ....................................... 367-5570 Cruise Abaco. . .................................................... 577-0148 Quality Star Car Rentals (Texaco) . ...................... 367-2979 Rainbow Boat Rentals . ...................................... 367-4602 Rental Wheels Scooters, Bikes, Cars . .................. 367-4643 Richs Boat Rentals .......................................... 367-2742 Sea Horse Boat Rentals . .................................... 367-2513 Sea Star Car Rentals ......................................... 367-4887 The Moorings Boat Rentals . ............................. .367-4000 Brendals Dive Bikes & Kayak rental . .................. 365-4411 C & D Cart Rental . ............................................. 365-4084 Cruising Cart Rentals . ........................................ 365-4065 D & P Cart Rental . ............................................. 365-4655 Donnies Boat Rentals . ....................................... 365-4119 Kool Karts . ........................................................ 365-4176 Reef Boat Rentals . ............................................ 365-4145 Sea Side Carts & Bikes . ...................................... 365-4147 T & A Cart Rentals . ............................................ 375-8055 Donna Sands Cart Rentals . ............................... 365-5195 Dive Guana Boats & Bikes . ................................. 365-5178 Orchid Bay Cart rentals . ..................................... 354-5175 Lubbers Quarters Cruise Abaco . ............................................. 321-220-8796 Man-O-War Conch Pearl Boat Rentals .................................. 365-6502 Ria-Mar Golf Cart Rentals . ................................. 365-6024 Waterways Boat Rental . ................ 357-6540 & 365-6143 Cats Paw Boat Rentals . ..................................... 366-0380 Elbow Cay Cart . ................................................. 366-0530 Hope Town Cart Rentals . .................................. 366-0064 Island Cart Rentals . .......................................... 366-0448 Island Marine Boat Rentals .............................. 366-0282 J Rs Cart Rental . ................................................ 366-0361 Sea Horse Boat Rentals . .................................... 366-0023 T & N Cart Rentals . ............................................ 366-0069 Adventure on Prozac Kayak . ............................ 365-8749 Blue Marlin Rentals. . ......................................... 365-8687 Cashs Carts . ...................................................... 365-8771 Cornish Car Rentals . .......................................... 365-8623 JIC Boat Rentals . ............................................... 365-8582 Triple J Car Rentals . ........................................... 365-8761 Abaco Adventures Kayaks . ............................. 365-8749 Prices $ Low, $$ Moderate, $$$ Upper (Based on dinner entree range) + Picnic tables & restroom only Provides ride from town Abaco Pizza. . ................................ $ . .................. 367-4488 Anglers . ................................... $$$ . .................. 367-2158 Curly Tails . ............................... $$$ . .................. 367-4444 Golden Grouper . ........................ $ . .................. 367-2301 Island Family Rest . ....................... $ . 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$$ . .................. 366-0087 H T Coee House (B & L) . .............. $ . ................. .366-0760 H T Harbour Lodge . .................. $$$ . .................. 366-0095 Munchies . .................................... $ . .................. 366-0423 OnDa Beach . .............................. $$ . .................. 366-0558 Sea Spray . ............................... $$ . .................. 366-0065 Sugar Shack + . ............................ $ . .................. 366-0788 Petes Pub . .................................. $$ . .................. 366-3503 Cracker Ps . ................................. $$ . .................. 366-3139 Bradleys on the Harbour . ............. $ . .................. 365-6380 Dockn Dine . ................................. $ . .................. 365-6139 Island Treats Snack Bar . ................ $ . .................. 365-6501 Bakers Bay Market Place . ...... $$$ . .................. 612-1021 Grabbers . ................................... $$ . 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365-4625 Miss Emilys Restaurant . ............. $$ . .................. 365-4181 New Plymouth Inn . .................... $$ . .................. 365-4161 Pineapple Restaurant Bar & Grill . $$ . ................. 365-4039 Plymouth Rock Cafe . .................. $$ . .................. 365-4234 Shorties Take-a-way...................$$..................365-4342 Sundowners . .............................. $$ . .................. 365-4060 Nancys ...................................... $$ . .................. 366-4120Everyone reads The Abaconian Police Hope Town 366-0667 Police Man-O-War 365-6911 Police Treasure Cay 365-8048 Police Green Turtle Cay 365-4550 B. Electricity Corp 367-2727, 367-2846, 367-4667 Water & Sewerage 475-1499, 475-5518 The following services are provided by volunteers Fire Marsh Harbour 367-2000 Fire Man-O-War 365-4019 Treasure Cay Fire & Rescue 365-9111 BASRA Bah Air Sea Rescue Assoc all areas Marine VHF 16 Hope Town 366-0549 Marsh Harbour 367-3752 Guana Cay 365-5178 T reasure Cay 365-8749 Abaco Family Medicine, Marsh Harbour . ..................... 367-2295 Auskell Advanced Medical Clinic . ................................ 367-0020 Integrated Medical Center . .......................................... 367-1304 Emergency . ............................................... 458-1234 Marsh Harbour Medical Centre . ................................... 367-0049 Government Clinic, Marsh Harbour . ........................... 367-2510 Corbett Clinic, Treasure Cay . ........................................ 365-8288 Government Clinic, Coopers Town . ............................. 365-0300 Government Clinic, Green Turtle Cay . .......................... 365-4028 Government Clinic, Hope Town . .................................. 366-0108 Government Clinic, Sandy Point . ................................. 366-4010 Government Clinic, Fox Town . ..................................... 365-2172 Blu House ....................... 45 . ......... F . ......... 365-4200 Green Turtle Club . .............. 32 . ......... F . ......... 365-4271 Black Sound Marina . .......... 15 . ..................... 365-4531 Other Shore Club . ............... 12 . ......... F . ......... 365-4195 Abaco Yacht Service ........... 10 . ......... F . ......... 365-4033 Leeward Yacht Club............ 26.........F...........365-4191 Treasure Cay Marina . ........ 150 . ......... F . ......... 365-8250 Man-O-War Marina . .......... 26 . ......... F . ......... 365-6008 Boat Harbour Marina . ...... 183 . ......... F . ......... 367-2158 Conch Inn . .......................... 75 . ......... F . ......... 367-4000 Harbour View Marina . ........ 36 . ......... F . ......... 367-2182 Mangoes Marina . ............... 29 . ..................... 367-4255 Marsh Harbour Marina . ...... 52 . ......... F . ......... 367 2700 Hope Town Marina . ............ 16 . ..................... 366-0003 Hope Town Hideaways . ................................ 366-0224 Lighthouse Marina . .............. 6 . ......... F . ......... 366-0154 Sea Spray . .......................... 60 . ......... F . ......... 366-0065 Spanish Cay Marina . ........... 75 . ......... F . ......... 365-0083 Bakers Bay Marina . .......... 158 . ......... F . ......... 365-5802 Guana Hide-aways . ............ 37 . ..................... 577-0003 Orchid Bay . ......................... 64 . ........ F . ......... 365-5175Boats can clear Customs at Green Turtle Cay, Treasure Cay or Marsh Harbour . ................ 367-2936 . ......................... 367-4117 Abacos Nature Adventure . ............................... 577-0004 Adventure on Prozac T Cay . ............................ 365-8749 . ...................... 365-4411 . ........................... 365-8506 . .......... 367-2787 . ............. 366-0024 Abaco Air Nassau, N Eleuthera, Moores Is . ........................... 367-2266 AirGate Aviation New Smyrna Beach.....................................367-1900 American Eagle Miami . ..................................................... 367-2231 Bahamasair Nassau,W. Palm B, Ft Laud . ............................ 367-2095 Regional Freeport ............................................................... 367-0446 Silver Airline Orlando Ft. Laud and W Palm Beach . .............................................. 367-3415 Sky Bahamas Nassau . ......................................... ................ 367-0996 Western Air Nassau . ......................................... .................. 367-3722 Abaco Air . .............................................................................. 367-2266 Cherokee Air Charters . ........................................................ 367-3450 Extra $3 for each passengers above two ective Dec 08Clinic, Downtown, Stop Light, . ........................................................ $10 Ab Bch Resort, Eastern Shore close, Ferry . ........................................ $15 Spring City . ........................................................................................ $15 Dundas Town, Nat Ins bldg, C Abaco Primary Sch . ............................. $15 Murphy Town & Great. Cistern .......................................................... $20 Snake Cay . ........................................................................................ $35 Casuarina Point ................................................................................. $60 Cherokee, Winding Bay, Little Harbour . ............................................. $80 Bahama Palm Shore . ......................................... ................................ $90 Crossing Rocks . ................................................................................ $105 Sandy Point . ................................................................................... $150 Leisure Lee . ....................................................................................... $50 Treasure Cay Airport, G Turtle ferry . ................................................... $80 Treasure Cay Resort ........................................................................... $85 Fox Town . ........................................................................................ $165 Clinic, downtown, Ab Beach Hotel . ................................................. $ 10 Nat. Ins. Bldg, Murphy Town, Gr. Cistern . .......................................... $10 Wait time $0.40 per minute, Hourly rate $40 per hour Luggage $0.75 each over two, large bags $1 ea. Eective Dec 08Green Turtle Cay ferry dock . ......................................... ...................... $10 Madeira Park . .................................................................................... $20 Sand Banks . ...................................................................................... $25 Treasure Cay Resort ........................................................................... $30 Leisure Lee . ....................................................................................... $45 Black Wood . ...................................................................................... $20 Fire Road & Coopers Town . ............................................................... $40 Cedar Harbour . ................................................................................. $60 Wood Cay . ......................................................................................... $70 Mount Hope . .................................................................................... $80 Fox Town . .......................................................................................... $85 Crown Haven . ................................................................................... $90 Marsh Harbour airport . ..................................................................... $80 Green Turtle Ferry to Marsh H Airport . .............................................. $80 Treasure Cay Hotel to Marsh Harbour . ................................................ $85 Treasure Cay Hotel to Green Turtle Ferry . ........................................... $25 Treasure Cay Hotel to Blue Hole . ........................................................ $30 Albert Lowe Museum . ................................ Green Turtle Cay Capt Roland Roberts House, reef exhibits . .. Green Turtle Cay Memorial Sculpture Garden . .................... Green Turtle Cay Wyannie Malone Historical Museum . ................. Hope Town Elbow Cay Light Station . .................................... Hope Town Swim Mermaid Reef o Marsh Harbour . ........ Pelican Shore Drive to & swim in Blue Hole . ........... Treasure Cay farm road Art studio & working foundry . ...................... Little Harbour Working boatyards . ..................................... Man-O-War cay Bring errors & revisions to our attention Revised Dec 2012 All phones use area code 242 unless notedwww.theabaconian.comAlburys Ferry Service Marsh H.>Guana Cay/Scotland cay From Conch Inn advised to contact the oce for the changes. Note: 4:30 pm trip to GTC not on Sundays ** Note: 4:30 pm trip will be made from New Plymouth only Between Abaco & Grand Bahama Summer Schedule only (April to Dec) Sandy Point & Nassau Every Friday & Sunday, except holidays, under 4 hours. Call 225-3376 or 366-4119 Call for rates. Not on Sundays or holidays Marsh Harbour to Hope Town or Man-O-War 20 minutes, Guana Cay 30 minutes Marsh Harbour Jody Albury . ............... 375-8068 Sidney Albury . ............ 477-5996 Richard Albury . .......... 367-0367 Terrance Davis . .......... 375-8550 Buddy Pinder . ............ 366-2163 Justin Sands . ............. 367-3526 Danny Sawyer . .......... 367-3577 Jay Sawyer . ............... 367-3941 North Abaco ODonald McIntosh . ... 477-5037 Alexander Rolle . ........ 365-0120 Edward Rolle . ............ 365-0024 Herbert Thurston . ...... 365-2405 Sandy Point Valantino Adderley . .... 366-4323 Anthony Bain . ............ 366-4107 Derek Gaitor . ............. 366-4249 Nicholas Roberts . ...... 366-4486 Treasure Cay Capt. Joe Pritchard . ... 559-9117 Casaurina Point Junior Albury . ............... 366-3058 Cherokee Noel Lowe . ................... 366-2107 Marty Sawyer . .............. 366-2115 Randy Sawyer . ............ 366-2284 Will Sawyer . ................. 366-2177 Crossing Rocks Tony Russell . ............... 366-3259 Green Turtle Cay Rick Sawyer . ................ 365-4261 Ronnie Sawyer . ........... 365-4070 Hope Town Maitland Lowe . ............ 366-0234 Tom Albury . .................. 366-3141 Man-O-War David Albury . ............... 365-6502 Charter Fishing Boats Lucky Strike Hope Town . ..................... 366-0101 Sea Gull Hope Town . ........................... 366-0266 A Salt Weapon Hope Town . ................. 366-0245 Down Deep . ........................................... 366-3143 Local Boy . .............................................. 366-0528 Back Breaker . ........................................ 365-5140 Agape Family Dental, Marsh Harbour..........................367-4355 Diamante Dental, Marsh Harbour................................367-4968 Man O War Dental Clinic..............................................365-6508 Abaco Island Pharmacy, Marsh Harbour......................367-2544 Chemist shoppe, Marsh Harbour.................................367-3106 Caribbean Veterinary Centre, Marsh Harbour..............367-3551 Island Veterinary Clinic, Marsh Harbour......................367-0062

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 1 VOLUME 21 NUMBER 13 July 1st, 2013 Press Release The Royal Bahamas Defence Force Rangers programme continued to exceed expectations in youth development when it aco into its youth programme on June 13. that time, the RBDF Rangers program has in New Providence and 14 schools in the family of islands, namely Grand Bahama Recently, the focus of the program has with emphasis on principles that promote the core concepts and values of the De fence Force. To date, the Defence Force Rangers Program and has approximately encompassing a total of 39 schools in New Defence Force Rangers hold Installation CeremonyPlease see Rangers Page 2 Above: The Defence Force Rangers repeating their pledge and motto during their installation ceremony in the Government Complex in Abaco. Photo by Able Mechanic Al Rahming.Swimmers from Abaco, comprising three different clubs, dominate at Nationals The event of the year for many swimmers started on June 20. Though the largest amount of swimmers from Abaco represented Abaco Swim Club, the islands locally coached and as the young Abaco swimmers earned medals, including Golds in relays and individual swims. Above: The Abaco Swim Club enters the Nationals. For the full story on all the swim

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Page 2 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 School & Youth News Above and left to right: Rotaract President Chandi Lowe, Treasurer Rachel Johnson, Ja pursue social projects on Abaco. By Mirella Santillo community. Though the turnout was limited, the ceived visitors. will consist of helping older persons with housekeeping, yard maintenance and landscaping. nity to meet people with the same inter ests, and to develop friendships while serving the community. Interested persons can contact Rotaract members hold meet and greet at Mangoes Bernard Nottage inspired and challenged Rangers motto, Discipline, Dedication and Determination. I take note that you have voluntari successful in producing well rounded and Royal Bahamas Defence Force Rangers is tage. Today, we see the culmination of Rangers From Page 1 Above: Minister of National Security, the Honourable Dr. Bernard Nottage along with recipients of the Ministry of National Security award, Commander Defence Force award and Rangers Director award. Photo by Able Mechanic Al Rahming. to your future success if you remain focused. parents for their commitment and involve ment in the programme, and urged them to continue supporting their children and the Team, the students were presented with

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Page 4 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 ABACO FREIGHTCOURIER SERVICESOcean Air 6671 W Indiantown Rd, Suite 50-453 Jupiter, Florida 33458 Walk-in and special handling nick@abacofreight.com Nick Mazzeo Abaco Marine Props Propellers Reconditioned & RehubbedPhone 367-4276 Fax 367-4259 across the street from Abaco Outboards in Marsh Harbour Brass Stainless AluminumSandblasting & Marine grade welding on Stainless and AluminumCertified Propeller Repair TechnicianThe ONLY NNPA Techncian in The Bahamas By Mirella Santillo June is the month for high school well as a room full of parents, relatives and friends who came to support and congratu late the 14 graduates. 12. Following the processional entrance of the graduates, and the singing of the Na James Richard reminisced how he had seen most of these children grow over the last six years. They were small and insecure pline, their compassion and good sense since grade seven might have changed the dynamics of the group, the core was still there, explained the Principal. Over the years, they traveled to Or lando with their home room teacher; they and were involved in many community service events. This group has really shined and a few words of advice and wellwishing, he concluded, I proudly launch you in the next chapter of your life. The guest speaker, a former teacher enthusiastic, she said, acknowledging their diversity. But, she warned, this is not a dress rehearsal for your life; this is the anecdotes and personal teaching experi School & Youth News Forest Heights Academy graduates fourteen motivated students hiked miles to attend the only school at their disposal. so stay positive and make things work to your advantage. Finally, she advocated, choose your friends, your associates and your spouses carefully, so you can introduce them with pride. The only person who can destroy you is yourself. room teacher, concluding that, over dent personally, comparing them to canshared with her class over the years and concluded, tions. We receive these tests to prepare for class has really impacted her life, saying, I have learned to accept each of you for what you are. mentioned her mother, her role model, thanking her with tears for her support. The graduates were then handed their ciousPotentPowerful, the proces Town on June 14. through a video presentation. to and from competitions. perience with her classmates, whom she antics sending a chorus of laughter through the audience. that their commencement that day would lead to even greater accomplishments in their lives. Burrows vowed to never forget those who he had crossed paths with and as well as the teachers and administrators them academically and spiritually. per, music teacher. Father Deangelo Bowe delivered the keynote address sharing with the graduates ates that they carry great intrinsic value. must never allow anyone to determine your self-worth in life, and never make you feel less than, he said. One of the keys to else in the world like you. cover the potency and power that lies with stand out. Finally, Father Bowe shared a diamonds, he encouraged that graduates to Graduates were awarded their diplo presented roses to their parents. greeted their distinguished guests, pausing ing the graduates into the young men and that they stood there as graduates. rental involvement is very important in parents, who aside from giving their love and support, never accepted mediocrity from me. doors in life were to suddenly close. our own hands, and continue to strive to S.C. Bootle graduates stand out as diamonds Church of God.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 5 Fredericks Agency Ltd.Customs BrokersCustoms Brokerage Services Air and Sea Import and Export Entries Serving all vessels from foreign portsQueen Elizabeth Drive Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas Email: abacocustoms@batelnet.bs Groceries All you need & more! Fruit & Vegetables Canned Goods Dairy Products Frozen FoodsPhone or Fax : 366-2022Mon. Fri. 7:30am 6pm Sat 7:30am-7pmThe Place to be is Cherokee!Cherokee Food Fair School & Youth News riously toward the front of the sanctuary. is Our God Philencia Nixon gave the welcome address. In a dedication to the graduates, Joi how the deadly disease is impacting many that although it was an emotional occasion, challenging year of her life. Nevertheless, every step of the way to encourage her. To the graduates, she added that it are times they will fall, they are sure to who had taught, mentored and shaped the Finally, she left the graduates with grasshopper complex in his speech, which warned the graduates to never see them their minds, they would have already lost Growing up with a speech impedi students to speak into existence what they want to see in their lives. ed. valedictorian, spoke of the importance of formulating a plan can help one to accom plish their goals. I choose to rise to the challenge, and Presentations were made to parents for the graduates. Four graduate from Horizons Academy rience throughout the maritime program, Graduates excited about maritime opportunities, industry program he was unsure of what maritime parts of the ship, rules of the water, and the cadets on their graduation, and outlined the many careers in the maritime industry Above: Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps graduates, along with coordinator Glender Please see Maritime Page 6

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Page 6 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 Sids Food StoreGroceries Toiletries SouvenirsServing New plymouth and the entire Green Turtle Cay Area Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Frozen Meat Dry and Canned Goods Homemade BreadsWIDE SELECTION FAST EFFICIENT SERVICE Located Near Town Dock, New Plymouth, Green Turtle CayTel: (242) 365-4055 JOHN CASHREALTY www.treasurecayrentals.com Palm Bay 3 4 Bed 3.5 Bath beautifully decorated 2 level canal home with boat lift, garage and shared pool $599,000 NEW LISTING Lot 35 Block 167 Anchorage Estates multi family canal lot adjacent to Palm Bay $249,000 NEW LISTING Lot 32 Block 3 Homesite located on Treasure Cay Drive across from golf course. $59,000 NEW LISTING Lot 74 Block 199 14,439 sq. ft. Canal front homesite with Sea of Abaco views $149,000 NEW LISTING Marina View Villa Modern 2 bed/2bath CBS, fully funished home, 1,000 sq. ft. plus porches, overlooking Treasure Cay Marina Royal Palm 2338 2 Bed 2 Bath newly furnished lower condo with boat slip & storage locker, very smart upgrades $289,000 NEW LISTING Bahama Beach Club 2024 3 Bed 2 Bath 1645 sq. ft. Luxurious fully furnished second oor condo at Treasure Cay beachfront resort with pool bar/ restaurant. $675,000 NEW PRICE Ocean Villa 911 2 Bed, 2 Bath fully furnished, steps from Treasure Cay beach, excellent buy. $275,000 Ocean Villa 917 2 Bed, 2 Bath charming & colorful fully furnished, rental ready villa with ocean views $345,000 NEW LISTING Twin Palms 3 Bed, 2 Bath charming 1800 sq. ft. newly renovated home with pool & dock and 2 min walk to T. C. Beach $849,000 NEW Construction Galleon Bay 3 Bed 2.5 Bath fully furnished 3000 sq ft CBS home with 2 car garage and dock $949,000 Mariners Cove 1510 Townhouse 2 bed, 1.5 bath, professionally decorated, lovely marine view $219,000 NEW LISTING Beach Villa 635 2 Bed 2 Bath 1,025 sq. ft. charming renovated villa, large garage, many extras & upgrades. $279,000 NEW LISTING Royal Poinciana 2513 Oceanfront 2 bed, 2 bath fully furnished condo with water views from every room! $545,000 Royal Palm 2321 2 Bed, 2 Bath tastefully furnished marina condo, end unit with pool in front, boatlift and storage $259,000 NEW LISTING Royal Palm 2380 2 Bed, 2 Bath lower condo unit on Brigantine canal with large 16 wide boatslip. Excellent investment priced at $240,000 Las Brisas 4 Bed, 3 Bath 2 Den 3000 sq ft private luxurious beachfront home on Windward Beach. $1,775,000 Royal Palm 2309 2 Bed, 2 Bath fully furnished lower condo, situated between two pools w/boat slip on Treasure Cay Marina. $249,000 NEW LISTING Royal Palm 2377 2 bed, 2 bath fully furnished lower condo on Brigantine Bay w/boat lift $279,000 NEW LISTING Lot 8 Block 198 Brigantine canal homesite with 90 ft. of seawall in Treasure Cays most protected canal. Choice water views. $235,000 NEW PRICE Lot 73 Block 199 13,635 sq. ft. canalfront homesite on Galleon Bay Rd with 90 of new seawall. Sea of Abaco views. $149,000 Beach Villa 648 2 bed, 2 bath with dining room addition, just steps from pool and Worlds Top 10 beaches! $224,900 NEW LISTING John CashABR, BRI, CRS, Broker UNDER CONTRACT SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD UNDER CONTRACT SOLD purpose and your true goal, he empha sidetracked, and that could mess up your entire future. industry, there are many things you can do young man, who survived a tragic car ac cident where three people perished, yet he Bahamas despite the psychological trauma he endured. In his second year in maritime, tinue his education adding to his commit of completing his sea time hours for 18 the Duke is now hiring their cadets. vating for us in even in our fourth year, to attend the ceremony, and he commended School & Youth News Maritime From Page 5 and a privilege for you as you seek to ad vance in this particular area. advised the graduates to never limit them how much they include God in their plans. ates with many principles to guide them seek the wisdom of God as they plot their course on land and sea; to take the compass of life in case they go off course to help of hope for it will show them their destina tion. tor, addressed the graduates as the keynote three retired Defence Force marines, who those ships. The premise was that if at least employed. unemployment among the young people is unemployed, imagine the dent we would With the help of shipping vessels working, and travelling over the world and take advantage of the opportunities that are in the palm of your hand and move. gram. In addition to his rewards, Pedro this year. graduation in 20 years has had a primary school on the island for It was a proud day for the parents of who made history at the school as the two students. achieved all of the goals they have set, in cluding hosting a readers' theatre, science other graduation she was invited to attend, a special moment for graduates and par for life and work, especially in this interde pendent, ever changing world. to learning inside and outside of school. hard work and dedication to learning all she was very impressed with how well the students from this school performed composition exam, which is an extremely they recited, especially the following four has a singular focus, so they must each complishments. The charge to the graduates was made have endured to get their children to gradu high school graduate with honours. see their children pass from grade to grade, passing exams and knocking down hurdles. The students were then presented Williams was also presented with a special and Grill.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 7 CURRYS FOOD STORE Customer docking Homemade bread Complete line of groceries Frozen foods, fresh fruits & vegetables Block & crushed iceGreen Turtle Cay Ph. 242-365-4171 Fax 365-4072Located on the harbour front School & Youth News initiation and installation ceremony at the The speaker for this ceremony was Presi Pinder. night, the Pilots engaged in fun, exciting The incoming president also named the committee coordinators for the year Sawyer, President Augustine pinning the Pilot Pins on them. and initiates new members Pilots outgoing on productive year friendship and service and last year, the a very productive and fruitful year as he nual events. care packets to the elderly. They painted dy Point and cleaned her home with the they fed them. which was such a huge success that the them to have laugh and fellowship togeth They are currently working on anhome. They have some volunteers already wholeheartedly committed himself to service and friendship as Pilot International so proudly promotes. ECC: the Generosity of Understanding previous installment. out that the school had teachers trained in fer that kind of extra help. and provided the initial two year training got other professors involved, and their as ations and education programs. The students came from all over or to admission, they were and are given tests including the Woodcook Johnson Test The testing also includes hearing and eye neurologist, psychologist, or other professionals is sometimes recommended prior to making a decision to remove a student from the mainstream to a special school. of the testing, recommendations, and personal history. their teachers after initial evaluations and goal is successful independent functioning Please see ECC Page 8

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Page 8 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 Canal Front Property in Beautiful FOR SALETreasure Cay Abaco, BahamasTreasure Cay Boasts one of National Geographics 10 best beaches in the world! 111 dock with boat lift, davits & cleaning station $299,000 Call: 305-245-6043 or Email: hquin1902@gmail.com FOR BOAT INFO SEE THE CLASSIFIED SECTION Ron-Paul Cabinets PlusVisit our Showroom Located Opposite the old Lowes PharmacyOwners: Ronnie & Pauline RobertsPhone: (242) 367-0546 BABY CRIBS $265 .00 4 DRAWER CHEST WOODEN BUNK BEDS $525 .00 METAL BUNK BEDS $400 .00 ADIRONDACK CHAIRS $210 .00 MATTRESS, BOX SPRINGS & FRAMESRegular Mattress Twin $160.00 -Full $235.00-Queen $260.00Orthopedic Mattress Twin $235.00-Full $290.00-Queen $340.00 FLOORING Commercial Carpet..............$11.00 sq.yd. Carpet Padding...................$5.75 sq.yd. Laminate Flooring..............$2.50 sq.ft. Padding................................$0.55 sq.ft. MORE BEDS Wooden Toddler Beds...............$175.00Rollaway Beds...........................$245.00 in the community to the highest level pos dent life skills, functional academic skills, character development. The school offers three diplomas. The 1st diploma, the aca the student has achieved a reading and have achieved a reading and math level at apprenticeship for a minimum of one day per week for a full year. vocational diploma where the student has achieved a level of independence in life skills, functional reading, math, communi for one day per week for a full year. The third diploma is for life skills. This is where the student has achieved the for their diagnosis or condition. these students must also learn to cope with and friends sometimes to understand and not a recognition that real strategic help is School & Youth News result of years of frustration and failure, standing and patience. parents and guardians. This coming school of school for an orientation program and The group also hopes to do outreach for community awareness to share with other schools. lic awareness and support towards those with expanding enrollment and teachers. By Mirella Santillo The Bahamas, Vogel Williams, a native of is retiring. creating the Track & Field Invitational to coach. ing situations as a teacher during the past Overall he is very proud of his I elevated people to Olympic levels, and the schools I coached in were very domi nant, he recalled. Besides coaching the little league anyone interested. Training usually takes PE teacher retiring after forty seven years in education ECC From Page 7

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 9 Business Beckys Take A-Way which includes an extensive Bahamian cui They now have a grill that is open ed in a few weeks and will include sheep or Johnny cake. For dessert there is coconut and pine Munchies Ice Cream and Take Out a-way foods, conch fritters, nachos and menu includes corn dogs, cheese sticks, ordered for lunch as well. For the summer months, they will have the soda machine operational, games for the children and snack foods for the kids. They also plan to add a party room the children something to do. Entrepreneur Watch days, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Teen Swagg Keeps Teens in Mint interest in fashion and his desire to raise funds for college motivated him to start had a keen sense of fashion and since his peers were always impressed with his at Tennis and perfumes. To date they special They also place orders for persons from any store online. They can special or der items to arrive as early as one week af expanding their inventory so that they can they have new items in stock every two weeks and once they arrive, he posts them The items are so popular, he ex out to important events. dence color pants and caps in soon so and Hair by Shanice es in full face make-up application for any occasion including weddings and parties. her make-up application skills that she is now considering offering classes. concerned, she is trained to offer full coshas had an interest in hair care since high school and found herself experimenting on as she has not attended any classes in this cosmetic supplies such as face powders, like. Abaco Dental Associates opens in Marsh Harbour ford from Nassau who is a general dentist their list in the coming weeks. including general maintenance and restoration of the mouth. The dental hygienist include an orthodontist and an oral sur geon. school education program to educate stu promote care for teeth, the importance of getting x-rays once a year, ceiling and more, she will encourage students to visit the doctor every summer and again offer their two visits for the year. They will also have an anti-cavity staff will post the pictures of the kids who are cavity free. They will also get a free have a promotion where adults get their ing and four x-rays, and children get their ing and four x-rays. When they complete the promotion form, the kids can enter to day each month for spillover cases. Winners announced at Cash N Go promotional event time period and make full or partial pay Please see Cash Page 10

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Page 10 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 6 pc ORIGINAL $5.95 Abaco Limited time only With nine locations throughout The tive, as the winners of the drawing were Gram international money transfers and Further Business Cash From Page 9 hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. visa service, and also offers school loans. ing on stream regarding small loans, and that there are negotiations in the pipeline for the opening of more locations. No ad ditional fees are charged for the services they provide. Today, we are having a promotion explained. The drawing allowed for one 1 to June 14. in Nassau, two in Grand Bahama, one in Go Customer Service Representative. off one of his polyhedra models that have cal Greek language meaning many faces learned the craft 43 years ago. Today, he is still adept in fashioning the symmetrical In the past few weeks, I decided to it is going pretty good, Ferguson shared. for my guests out to Winding Bay. also has to make his signature red, white Local artisan crafts polyhedra models for Independence Celebration them at the posh resort. simple, they take Ferguson approximately folded, and glued precisely to create the polyhedron using construction paper. Fer guson has created other polyhedra models with peaks that are more or less protruddron or the Pentagonal dodecahedron. cause anything you produce that turns out son how to make the polyhedra, and would is that the craft is very time consuming, other polyhedra he has made start as tri deltahedra models, which are made from artistically eye-catching polyhedra creations. Above: Gene Ferguson holding up his Ba hamas Independence polyhedron model.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 11 Call: 242-365-4695 or Voip: 561-207-7212 E-Mail: info@greenturtlerealestate.comwww.greenturtlerealestate.com Building lot in Central Pines subdivision, Marsh Harbour. Very desirable location just on the outskirts of Marsh Harbour. Offered at $95,000 Ocean View Drive, Whale Point Eleuthera. Building lot in a vacation orientated neighborhood. A v ery affordable lot at $30,000 Central Pines South of Dundas Town, Marsh Harbouris this large building lot with all servic es to lot. Offered at $56,000 Bahama Coral Island very affordable building lot. Near entrance to highway and just minutes to the beach. Offered at $20,000 Beachfront lot at Leisure Lee. Over 166 of prime beac hfront with all utilities in place. A gated community just 15 minutesto Golf Course and S hopping at Treasure Cay. Offered at $180,000 Ocean View Lot on Green Turtle Cay Literally steps away from the beach where the reef is so close to shore you can swim out and snorkel on the reef. Offered at $175,000 Elevated waterfront lot with an amazing view of the Sea of Abaco. Near to the Bluff House Resort and Marina, this lot features spectacular views. Offered at $299,000 Cozy Two Bedroom, two bath home located near the Atlantic beach and the Green Turtle Club, Resort & Marina. Offered fully furnished and ready to enjoy. Asking $549,000 NEW* Island House Sea to Sea with adeep water dock and lifts on White Sound, Green Turtle Cay, with another dock on Bluff Harbor .A fully furnished four bedroom, four and a half bath pod style home, includes a dock house, two golf carts and a boat Offered at $1,695,000 Gillam Bay Beachfront .A three bedroom, three bath home with a separate one bedroom guest cottage, situated just outside of the settlement on famous Gillam Bay. Aptly named Sandy Bay as the white sand beach stretches for miles in front of the home which overlooks the Bay and Pelican Cay. Great rental history!A rare offering at $1,800,000 REDUCED TO $65,000 UNDER CONTRACT By Mirella Santillo ous training. The fact is demonstrated in his class in mathematics and accounting. dance during his last year of school, had to sure he would make school on time. supported me, he said, my parents, my teachers, my friends, my coach. confer him the highest esteem. The proud coach confessed that he had the utmost pected him to do great things. ture for Florida to attend summer classes, lenging experience during the last school years. was his immediate response, adding SportsMount Hope resident achieves excellence through perseverance By Mirella Santillo nal during an exciting game that went on in were determined to steal the title. Fresh and Flesh, who had respective Flesh wins the Independence Cup alternatively playing aggressive and defen sive tactics. minutes later. But they had to contend with The second half was played in a very Above: excited fans and players of Flesh gather around their trophy. Please see Flesh Page 13 Above: Jaron Cornish, left, standing with friend Ashton Forbes at Agapes graduation.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 13 defensive way with none of the two teams managing to take the upper hand. There penalty kicks were shot, people cheering a close outcome, each team scoring and last attempt to score. Flesh players and their fans hugged each The players then took the cup on a tion items to players and supporters alike and taking surveys that would help them to market their new products, following a live Flesh From Page 11 Sports enthusiastic as the game went on. DNR commodating. The Jets edged away with four runs. Then on June 21, a game was sched game of the night. This time, they man to advance during the innings particularly umphed over the Wreckers winning the game 4 to 1. All-Abaco Softball tournament scheduled for June 28-29 G Truckers out of Nassau. June 28 with the last game scheduled for feature playoff games and single elimina for more details.

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Page 14 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 Palm Cottage & Wood You FOR THE MONTH OF JULYDon McKay Blvd Ph: 242-367-2300 Email: palmcottageabaco@gmail.com Store Hours: Monday, Tuesday 10-5 Wednesday closed Thursday, Friday 10-5 Saturday 9-1 Sports Below: Noah Albury, Brayden Dam, Carter Albury and Maddox Pinder, who swim with Above: Miller Albury, son of Victoria and Bill Albury, earned nine medals overall. His efforts with the Alpha Aquatics Boys relay team set six new Bahamian records.Swimmers bring home medals, set personal bests at 2013 Nationals the country competed at all levels and this grand swim meet. When the pool wake of their accomplishments.Abaco Swim Club individual medals, ranging from Gold to style Relay and a Gold for their Boys 8 & Besides medals, many of the young swimmers improved their times and set and 1 Gold. 2 Gold. 1 Gold. Please see Swim Page 15

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 15 ditional to winning Golds in all his relays, cords and four National Records, setting six new Bahamian records in total. training very hard to achieve our personal and team goals here at Nationals. I am very pleased with my performance, and proud of all the swimmers that participated. It was one of the most exciting competitions is also looking forward to continuing his swimming career while away at school in OCEAN BLUE PROPERTIES Member B.R.E.A. G.P.O. Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, Bahamas Sales, Rentals and Property Management ON GREEN TURTLE CAY: NEW!!! 9,600 sq.ft. lot just steps to the Atlantic Ocean Beach. Quiet residential area. B $78,000.00. NEW!!! 85 x 120 lot with start-up foundation. Less then 300 steps to the Atlantic Ocean Beach. B $95,000.00. NEW!!! 20,000 sq.ft. parcel 125 from Long Bay Beach. Water view possible. Water and power accessible. B $195,000.00. NEW!!! Chic furnished artists home with two master bedroom suites plus 1/2 bath. Water view of White Sound. Within walking distance to a public dock with ramp. A/C throughout. Artist studio with north light exposure. Garage, workshop, golf cart. $495,000.00. 19,000 sq.ft. lot within walking distance of Coco Bay Beach and public dock. Two wells on property Owner nancing available. Owner will consider trade for suitable US property in South Florida, preferably the Keys. $99,999.00. Lo Key Recently built block construction two story waterfront furnished home on Coco Bay. Second Floor Honeymoon Penthouse with one bedroom and one bath oers stunning views of Coco Bay. Ground oor has two bedrooms and one bath. Internet throughout. Just 20 steps to beach. Lushly landscaped with over 50 coconut trees. $1.2 m with 7,000 sq.ft. of land, $1.45 m with 28,000 sq.ft. of land. Beachfront lot at Coco Bay 82 x 109. Just steps to public dock. $299,000.00. The Pink Pearl Completely re-furbished 115 year old historic wood building centrally located in the heart of New Plymouth. Commercial/or residential use. Excellent tenant in place .Short walk to Settlement Creek and ferry service. Parking area. B$175,000.00. The Golden Reef Large two story commercial building in the heart of historic New Plymouth. Shop/oce space on ground oor. Two furnished two bedroom one bath apartments on second oor with good rental history and sea views. Parking space. $550,000.00. NEW PRICE!!! Three bedrooms two and a half baths spacious home with swim/spa. Close to Atlantic Ocean Beach and public dock. Rear of property fronts onto large private pond surrounded by dedicated reserve. $410,000.00.Two elevated waterfront parcels on the Blu overlooking the Sea of Abaco. Stunning sunsets. Approximately 1/4 acre each with 85 each on the water. Naturally deep water for a dock. Priced to sell TOGETHER for a total of $ 395,000 + 7 1/2% to close. PRICE REDUCTION!!! Waterfront 100 year old two bedroom one bath basically furnished cottage. Located in the heart of the settlement of New Plymouth. Spacious rear patio. Golf cart parking. Just steps from public dock; ferry; restaurants and shops. Owner re-locating. $225,000 Sports SWIFT Swimming Team. Alpha Aquatics tional swimming championships, he earned Swim From Page 14 and Secretary Zelda Allen

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Page 16 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 Angels Academy Teaching VacancyAngels Academy invites applications from qualified teachers for the following positions: Pre-Kindergarten Grade 6.Applicants must: 4. Be willing to participate in extra-curricular programmes. The deadline for applications is August 1, 2013. All applicants can submit their resa email to angelsacademy@angelsacademyabaco.com NOTICE The owners of Island Delight Juice and Water Company wishes to let all of its valued customers know that they will be unable to oer their usual services for approximately 4 to 6 months as they rebuild due to a re that completely destroyed their facilities. Also, Abaco Ice (1996) Ltd. still oers their services of ice deliveries and can be reached at 367-2697 or 367-3937. We appreciate your business and apologize for the inconvenience. MANAGEMENT. By Timothy Roberts President of the Bahamas Judo Federation Bahamas Judo Federation as well as the ly fantastic. refereeing; the camaraderie of the team; the discipline of the athletes all of this teach Judo to students anywhere from six years old up to thirty-two. We have only ons for three years which is a pretty good hands on help and give us an advantage. and it is our hope that we medal at least two of our players. to represent the Bahamas in Judo at the Judo in the seventies and for some reason most four years ago. pics. know we would have not only a Bahamian here is a potential Olympian. I can see the Sportsaconian standing on the Olympic Platform, a gold medalist at the Olympics within the cally skills and concentration; and knowdown a person. It is a good program here for the are trying to get involved as well. Abaco excelling in Judo, tournament shows improvements Left: Desmond and Desmondo Bootle, twin brothers, compete in Division D. Both tional Team. and Rebecca Strachan present six-year-old (voted on by the three top students of the Abaco Judo club) for most outstanding ath lete of the tournament. Sebastian also won First Place in Division A despite being the smallest in his class.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 17 Funeral the late Bish op Henry Wright, Bahamas was more family & friends. Mrs. Virginia Alexandria Pinder affectionately called Tee years old of died at her residence on Wednesday, June Greene, Beatrice Rolle and Patrece Wil numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.Ruth Kenyon Trough ton, dearly of Jeremy Troughton, passed away on June 2nd in Pletten Florida with her then partner, and on hear and decided to stay. Ruth was instrumental touched many lives helping young people get where they are today. In time her adventurous spirit took her to Johanneslive in Jeremy's homeland. Ruth is sur many many friends. PROPERTY FOR SALEBUSINESS INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY POSSIBLE USES INCLUDE A BONEFISHING LODGE2 partially completed 2 storey wooden structures each comprising plans for 4 suites with master bedroom and bath, guest bedroom and bath, kitchen and great room. Location: About a mile northeast of the settlement of Cherokee in close proximity to the Abaco Club at Winding Bay and the related development. Property Size: 60,026 sq. ft. -1,378 acres (W-100 ft, L-591 ft) Appraised in 2012 at $598,000 Appraised value is provided as a market indicator only Telephone inquiries and/or written oers with telephone contact and postal address should be submitted to:Attention: C. Hall P.O. Box N-8329, Nassau, Bahamas Tel: 242-394-9929 Fax: 242-393-4288We reserve the right to reject and/or refuse any oer Terms: 10% upon acceptance; balance upon completionLot 9 Yellow Wood, Cherokee Sound, Abaco Youth News old resident of Dundas Town, graduated graduate from high school persevering to the end even when he lost his father in the tenth grade. resilience drove him to achieve even more. Working as an intern at Friends of the graduating from high school. This sum mer, he will move one step closer to mak ing his dream come true. there for the entire month of July. Before terested in deep water pursuits, so he wants to work with sharks. and he gave me clues on what they will do. But I want to get into the shark aspect of it water stuff. helping out the environment, and learning tecting and preserving the environment is my passion; it is something that keeps me going every day. nature trail, and assists scientists like Bricindor has his eyes set on enrolling in the Futuristically, he plans to share his his degree, so that he can demonstrate how important it is to take care of our environ ment and to help others. out other people, and in turn, they helped me, he said, gratefully. I plan to work greatly with institutions that help protect young men off the streets. of it as well. was also a shot put, discus and volley Team. Local pursues marine dream scholarship for the month of July. Remembering Family and Friends

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Page 18 Section B The Abaconian June 15, 2013 Pre-K through Grade 6Small Class Sizes & Individualized Instruction shelly.roark@angelsacademyabaco.com www.AngelsAcademyAbaco.com 242-367-2780 Promote your Business by Placing a Business Classied ONLY $ 45 per issue for black & white ad, and we can make the ad for you. Call for DISCOUNTED price on 6 or more issues or color option prices. Contact Us For More Information367-3200 or email abaconiannews@gmail.com WANT MORE BUSINESS? ABACO ISLAND PHARMACY LTD.We have moved! Next to ECC and across from BTC, Marsh Harbour 367.2544 tel 367.6544 faxabacoislanpharmacy@gmail.comPrescriptions Testing Beauty Supplies Vitamins Supplements 8:30am 6pm Sundays 9am 4pm Business Service Directory Abaco Glass CompanyWindow Glass and Mirrors Cut and Installed Commercial Store Fronts Installed and ReplacedDon MacKay Blvd. 367-2442 Yale Windows Rentals: Services: Big Cat Equipment en-GBNassau 242-457-4SOD (4763) or 225-4SOD (4763)en-GB Abaco 242-357-6975 Fax: 242-367-2424 GRASS GRASS GRASS en-GBFrom Our Farm to Your Door!en-GBWe Now Have en-GBSODen-GBfor Immediateen-GB BARGAIN en-GBCAR RENTALSen-GBSummer Special Ratesen-GBMid Size Cars: $70 Daily $350 Weeklyen-GB Full Size Cars &en-GB Mini Vans: $80 Daily $450 Weeklyen-GB** MON-THUR $10 OFF YOUR DAILY RATE en-GBDon MacKay Blvd (Next to the Kidney Center)en-GB PH: 367-0500, 225-3657 (Toll Free) Fax: 367-0501 en-GBLocated Don MacKay Blvd en-GB and Airporten-GBPhone 367-2431 Marsh Harbouren-GB Mon Sat 7:30 5 Sun 10 5en-GB Visa and MasterCard Accepted Tropical Souvenirs en-GBStraw Baskets Shirts Hatsen-GB Casual Wear Gifts Souvenirsen-GB Androsia Shirts Androsia Fabric eleven for 2013 recognition ceremony. Bringing remarks at eleven students received scholarships from many of these top students expect going in. past recipients and college graduates who were in attendance. They gave words of advice and encouragement to the new refor the opportunities they have provided for many students throughout the years. It was an emotional morning for many. Town, the award goes to a student who was awarded the honour. with the audience. They asked the current and past recipients not to forget their com to the islands positive development. They also asked for anyone interested in getting ward, since the current directors have had many rewarding years and wish to start let ting go of the reigns. 1st place in Business, Junkanoo Participa tion, and Interact Participation. and food service management. Fredrecka involved in so many activities throughout Please see Page 19 Scholarship award winners.

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June 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 19 Bahamas. VEHICLES FOR SALE Minimum for 3 lines in one issue $10 Picture and 4 lines $25 B&W Additional lines at $2 per line Colored Photo additional $20 Spot Color high light on wording, additional $10 Call 242-367-3200 Fax 242-367-3677 Email: abaconiannews@gmail.com Items for Sale, Employment, Services, Cars & Boats BOATS AND MARINE ITEMS FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE BOATS AND MARINE ITEMS FOR SALE BOATS AND MARINE ITEMS FOR SALE9 Boston Whaler 26 1994 Mako, com 26 Leisure Cat, Get ResultsAdvertise with a Classified 31 Tiara, 1990, Duty paid. Tuna tower. new electrical, wind generator & solar, great GE Electric Stove, 42 1986 Bertram sel, 2001 Volks Wagon Cabrio, all power, cold RENTAL HOUSES AND APARTMENTS RENTAL HOUSES AND APARTMENTS PROPERTY & HOUSES FOR SALE Minimum for 3 lines of info $10 per issue Picture and 4 lines $25 B&W Additional lines at $2 per line Colored Photo additional $20 Spot Color highlight on word ing, additional $10 Call 242-367-3200 Fax 242367-3677 Email: abaconiannews@gmail.com PROPERTY & HOUSES FOR SALE Houses and Land For Rent and For Sale Get ResultsAdvertise with a Classified The New Plymouth Inn, features quiet Colonial charm with 11 guest porate retreat, school for art, culinary, ocean research or family home. Designated historic the owner of forty years. Priced to sell! Casuarina Point, Marsh Harbour, Marsh Harbour, Sweetings Villiage, Duplex Marsh Harbour, Sweetings Villiage Moving to Nassau? Casuarina, Marsh Harbour, Government Sub, For sale ter of Janet Wedgewood and the late Prince cellence. who has overcome some extreme odds, she lives with her parents Ray and Pamela ing the young people of her community. From Page 18

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