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2009

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 1 VOLUME 21 NUMBER 17 September 1st, 2013 Friends of the Environment hosts Summer 2013 Field Courses Five new Patient Care Technicians for Abaco By Simmone L. Bowe I t was an historic day for Abaco on Please see PCT Page 2 Over the course of several weeks researchers and students came together on Abaco to learn about local ecosystems. See page 6.

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Page 2 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 taged to care for someone who seems more when you are at the beginning of your ca School & Youth News PCT From Page 1 moment was ordained from before they were born and they were destined for this Please see PCT Page 10

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 3 HG Christie

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Page 4 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 the classrooms and developed educational Abaco and what suggestions they would make to improve the education of children with special needs in Abaco. Michelle English, Social Work, 4th Year School & Youth News Brittany Smith, Early Childhood Studies, 4th year Please see ECC Page 5

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 5 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: Great Opportunity! Price Reduction! Twin Palms oers two immaculate attached furnished waterfront townhouses on the Sea of Abaco. Each side mirrors the other with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. A/C throughout. Internet and satellite. 2 Kayaks. Mini putts. Newly built 60 dock accommodates 42 boat. .537 acres. Reduced from $1.65m to $1.45.. JUST REDUCED!!! 9,600 sq.ft. lot just steps to the Atlantic Ocean Beach. Quiet residential area. B $55,000.00. 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. 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. PRICE REDUCTION!!! 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$169,900.00. 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 School & Youth News needs in Abaco is teaching others un Above: Brittany Smith Peter Haastrup, Social Work graduate ECC From Page 4 teachers, the students, community mem Community members need to be educated munity members can donate their time, Farial Ali, Social Work, 4th year I used art as a way to connect with the faith taught me so much about the human Please see ECC Page 9

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Page 6 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 A twoday session on Sea Cucum The Summer courses, which started as Eastern Shores and Great Cistern or as far as Cross Harbour, Long Beach, Casua The course on Sea Cucumbers, Star understood creatures in maintaining a School & Youth News Friends of the Environment hosts Summer 2013 Field Courses Please see Field Page 7

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 7 School & Youth News Field From Page 6 sea as soon as they are born, their chances Above: students learn a lot while wading through the shallows. stitute, Bahamian researcher Jason Lewis Please see Field Page 9

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Page 8 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 K & S Auto K&S Auto Service Ltd.EST. 1983 We thank our valued customers for their patronage for the past 30 years!PURCHASE $10 or More AND ENTER TO WIN! WIN a Trip for Two 4 Days/3 Nights Airfare & Hotel at your choice ofDrawing September 21, 2013 Drawing September 7, 2013 46 LCD TV Drawing September 14, 2013 Drawing September 21, 2013 Promotion starts Sept 1, 2013 Drawings will be held on Saturdays at 6pm and donating a drum set to a youth march School & Youth News North Abaco MP holds Back to School Event Please see Donation Page 10

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 9 School & Youth News ECC From Page 5 Field From Page 7 Above: discovering the world beneath the water. Please see ECC Page 10

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Page 10 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 Tim She decided to further her studies in School & Youth News PCT From Page 2 nated an entire drum set to the new youth He said the marching band, which Donation From Page 8 of the members of the marching bands year Social Work At ECC I organized and researched ECC From Page 9 Jean Golden, Professor of Sociology, Ryerson University teachers and staff extended to the Ryerson Like The Abaconian on Facebook for alerts and breaking news

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 11 Dis & Dat pleased with the governments timeline of

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Page 12 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 Here, as on most of The Bahamas Opinion from the trees into the water and drift for Red Mangroves of The Abacos Church News Crossing Rocks VBS a summer success New ministry opens near Treasure Cay The church is non-denomination NVM launches Cross Venture with Pizza Night

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 13 MARINE NAVIGATION COURSEAbaco, this is your opportunity to study Marine Navigation at a professional level. Call Mr. Key at 367-5351 or e-mail pgk434@yahoo.com The Bahamas School of Marine Navigation is oering a Terrestrial Navigation Course (2 Months, 3 Nights per Week) at Friends of the Environment board room commencing at 7 pm on Monday, September 2, 2013. The rst class is free with no payments until class #2.Other courses include: Seamanship/Marine Safety (individuals & groups) and Celestial Navigation Methods 229 & 249. Across Down Across 1.FRITTERSConch dish served with dipping sauce. 5.BRIDEThe pretty one in a wedding. 6.ALBATROSSThis endangered, rare bird was recently spotted off Abaco. 8.TASTYDelicious. 11.CORALPhysical structure of reefs. 13.GOOMBAYThis popular summer festival often features Junkanoo. 14.CHRYSALISA buttefly will emerge from this. 16.BEACHA sandy, relaxing area adjacent to the ocean. 17.FRIGHTENEDAfraid Down 2.TURBOTPrevious generations used the skin of this fish to scrub floors. 3.GROSSNasty, unpleasant. 4.REMThis is the part of sleep when you dream. 6.ALPHABefore Beta. 7.CACIQUEArawak Chief 9.SUGARfructose, glucose, sucrose, etc. 10.BRAZILCountry to host 2016 Olympics. 12.REGGAEStyle of music popularized by Bob Marley. 15.SILENTQuiet, without noise. August 15 Answers

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Page 14 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 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 Rentals : Services: THE KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS IS TO MARKET AND PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS ON A CONSISTENT BASIS. One way to get your business known is to start with a BUSINESS CLASSIFIED for only $45 per issue for B&W or opt for our six issue discount rate. GET YOUR BUSINESS KNOWN!! 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! SOD for Immediate Delivery! Back to School Promotion KIDS TODDLERS 10% o Coupon*Present coupon at time of purchase Good only for the month of September BABIES Toys Shoes Clothing Baby Furniture & MoreWhere Baby Fashion Rules Located upstairs in yellow Colina Building next to Auskell Medical In January of this year some Abaco residents may remember a young mana centre in The Bahamas and is a member Dis & Dat around the north end of Abaco then inside Sandy but in January she was beginning Georgie the manatee is re-released to the Berry Islands

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 15 SERVICES 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 Get Results Advertise with a Classified Queen size bed G.E. 30 electric range/oven $450. Free with purchase of electric range oven is a & Hunter Central A/C condenser Kayaks Xantrex Off Grid Inverter Charger 3600 1996-Toyota Windom 2.5, 1999 ice blue Merc. CLK 320 2003 Ford Windstar Wagon Extended Sport Van 2008 Nissan Altima 2.5S 20 Albury Brothers, 31 Chris Craft, 31 Tiara, 1990, Seeking Bahamian workers com Its that time of year again! Our Walmart Christmas Trailer! Casuarina Point, Marsh Harbour, Marsh Harbour, Sweeting Villiage, 2 bed, 2 Treasure Cay, Central Pines Marsh Harbour, Cove Estates, 3 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 Casuarina, Casuarina, Marsh Harbour, Sunrise Bay tact Treasure Cay, Cozy 2 bed,1 bath house, Moving to Nassau? Marsh Harbour, Government Sub, by owner Marsh Harbour Turtle Rock

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September 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 17 September 1, 2013 Abaco Crash Fire & Rescue donates truck and equipment to newly formed North Abaco Volunteer Brigade Nations Commissioner of Police remarks on hand-over Abaco Crash Fire & Rescue, headed by Chief Colin Albury in Treasure Cay, station on August 24. The department do missioner of Police Ellison Greenslade, Councilor, and other council members and guests. As guests started gathering inside Please see Trucks Page 14 Asphalt paving begins in Marsh Harbour By Timothy Roberts A consortium of representatives met Proposed Parks Discussed with MP Curry Above: Proposed parks group meet with Minister of Parliament Renardo Curry for sup port. L-R Buddy & Cindy Pinder of AFFGA, Alexander Flowers Under Secretary at Program Coordinator at Friends of the the story. Please see Parks Page 21

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Page 2 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 unitedabacoshippingco@coralwave.com Central & All Abaco By Timothy Roberts sibility of the completion of construction by years end barring delays. According to Alan Sharpe, Director Mini Hospital progressing at Coastline Construction, the mini hospi tal is about eighty percent complete and de spite some foreseeable delays the progress has gone as expected. and only recently has it been sorted out. Please see hospital Page 5 Above: work continues on the Central Abaco Mini Hospital.

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 3 Damianos

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 5 Furniture Plus Central & All Abaco By Timothy Roberts airport road, continuing on to the airport round-about and then continuing on to Simmons Company is advising the Asphalt paving begins Roundabout and Don He said that changes are expected have changed and they have to re-evaluate Hospital From Page 2 able to get certain doors yet as they dont some of those things. the sort youd expect for the construction times. es of asphalt. The round-about and roads airport access roads are expected to con The Archers hold third family reunion By Mirella Santillo over sixty members of the Archer fam ule during their stay on Abaco. on Friday August 2, as many participants from their different points of arrival by Church on Sunday morning. Please see Archers Page 6

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Page 6 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 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 traced from family narratives, from The Churches documents. ed the lineage by having six sons and three daughters. After starting as planters and seafar ers, over the years, the Archers became co through religion and politics, explained sented Abaco in the House of Assembly, also served as a Senator. Other descen dants served in Parliament and as Cabinet ter, attended the pre-independence consti Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Dan also reached the medical and educational Abaco heritage. Archers From Page 5 Central & All Abaco By Timothy Roberts ment of Environmental Health Services The report noted an emerging trend and numerous more in the family islands. The report said Abaco is home to the commonly referred to as Pigeon Peas. Combined, those three communities the report and researchers said there are six visible commercial shops. cated that there are 300 residences and 30 toilets. Report indicates over 1,000 homes in Abaco shanty towns the three predominantly Haitian communi mercial shops, the report said. There are erence for proper hygiene and respect for that he remains concerned about the pos sibility of diseases such as cholera being born because of the unsanitary disposal of is committed to bringing resolution to this Sr. Please see Shanty Page 7

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 7 FULL SERVICE MARINA WATERFRONT VILLASBahamian Breakfast Sat. & Sun.Enjoy a delicious dinner with us Happy Hour Daily 5 pm 6 pmOpen Year RoundCome lounge at The Helm, our indoor barBoat House Restaurant For local transporation to Sea Spray call VHF 16 or 366-0065email : info@seasprayresort.com www.seasprayresort.comWhite Sound, Elbow Cay Sea Spray will pick up from Hope Town Cancer Society hosting free clinics is offering free PAP Smears and PSA test ernment Clinic from 9 am to 4 pm. PAP smears and breast examinations. For nations. The Abaco Cancer Society raises ed nearly every family and community on Abaco and exams are critical in prevention. Every Saturday the Abaco Cancer ey for the cause. Central & All Abaco Abaco Rotary celebrates 42 years The Rotary Club of Abaco celebrated time members reminisced about the start of the club and changes that have occurred ner. hamas generally, he said. at the beginning of July to get their homes tion. The deadline has since passed and to ing prosecution. forcement of the same deadline for Aba ment and housing aspects of the shanty under their respective portfolios. Shanty From Page 6 Seminar held for the Justices of the Peace By Jennifer Hudson of the Assembly of God Church, Sandy Dean, Court Supervisor. by giving a brief introduction of herself and years of service on Abaco. She has served of matters. Prior to service as a magistrate, hold a seminar once a year to keep the Justices up to date with changes in the law and new acts being introduced. Please see Justices Page 20

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Page 8 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 From the Editor's Desk // Cicadas 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, Lee Pinder Phone 242-367-3200 FAX 242-367-3677 AbaconianNews@gmail.com Subscribe NOW Order form on Page 8 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 Our country has memories. harbour during a full moon high tide. surface, hitting the hidden cooler months of summer. From one tip of this island to the other the memories of spent same time about your childhood, about the summer you fell in love, about the summer you spent as a fresh high school graduate, about last summer and summer memories that have nearly faded into the haze. ing from the pavement after a sum Some generational differences exist, certainly. You dont have to great grandmother used to say aircondition spoiled us. There might be some truth to that. during those paper delivery trips. He told me his family connections ten closer. He started to admonish the younger generations and pass on fore, but he didnt do so spitefully. plished. the road trip, as he told me about ily cleared forests and settled Fox fruit. This old man from little old of charity, giving a ride to an elder, The memories this man had and the memories many of our elders share are invaluable. Cicadas sere naded their long, hot summers too. have bad roads. They had no roads. At the end of August they braced for they are the same. munities scattered across these is lands in challenges our grandfathers lenges of present day. Air condition may have spoiled us, in our country. cheer us on. Write to the Editor: BradleyAlbury@gmail.com or Call 367-3200

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September 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 Misuse of Handicap Spots individual it has come to my attention space, other than the vehicles of people that they have no such thing as a handi cap permit to place in your vehicle, so they cant distinguish a handicap per sons vehicle from a non-handicap per sons vehicle? This is very frustrating for a spaces and nothing is done about it. up to scooter chairs etc, although the A Thank You to the Hope Town Community [On August 20], the outpouring of love ful, but my experience yesterday has ever be grateful. A Good Bahamian? Open Your Eyes have government politicians in this should lie, cheat, hide and cover-up the truth, and turn a blind eye to crime and love corruption, deception and lies. These politicians are telling you that and cover-up dirt, is not a good or true to crime and criminality, and then call ourselves "Christian" and turn up our Open your eyes, and stop glori fying the glorifying of corruption and lies. Sharon Turner A Thank You to a Writer Gusto!!! Community Calendar See the Community Calendar now at www.TheAbaconian.com

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 11 Appliances PlumbingMarine ProductsPaintsFencingHardware Tools&Building SuppliesElectrical SuppliesLumber PH: (242) 367-2170 Don M a c Kay B l v d M arsh H a r bou r Abaco For Y our Patronage!FUL L RANGE OFHUR RIC A NE SH UTT ERSw h T W e hav e t he supplies y ou need t o k eep y our home safe!CRA WFIS H I NG S E A SON I S HE R E &W E H A V E A LL T H E GE AR Y OU NE ED! r Divin g Gear Y ou Can De pend O n !KEEP Y OUR CRA WFISH CHILLED IN A GE CHEST FREEZERr EXCLUSIVE GE DEALER Full W arranty & Ser viceRELIABLE PO WERAt Home or on The Job Site W Thank You Rolla-way and Aluminum P ane l sALL YOU NEE D UNDE R ONE ROOF Its SummertimeGRILL OUT! South Abaco By Lee Pinder Even though the people of Chero the Clinic in their small community and struggling to pay for renovations to the old outreach program of ministering to some of the less fortunate citizens in the immedi ladies from the churchs congregation have gotten together once a month to prepare a Neighbours Helping Neighbours keeps tight-knight Cherokee community close has ranged from fresh fruit or pasta salad, meat casseroles, tuna melts and hamburg it or not, they have only duplicated them are the most popular items they prepare. visiting family member. of cash, they also receive the main meat or some of the extra supplies from local food stores, family and friends. Once they received a generous donation of already they had lots of souse left-over and rather a bun and occasionally even a dessert. people see you trying to help yourself, they for themselves, recognize it and admire it odist Chapel. Since 2011, 834 meals have been served to the needy within the community. Sands. Lowe House Project continues with Block Party A list of materials needed for the has been compiled and the committee is around their yards. Accounts have also home. The Department of Social Services is also considering providing the materials for the roof. The vision of the Committee is for the circumstances last year and their home had to be replaced. The Committee that formed to assist the family is made up of members the Rotary Club of Abaco.

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Page 14 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 ation. During this time Commissioner Elli country safe. He encouraged everyone to recognize their individual responsibilities up the youth. Treasure Cay Emergency Services Orga Abaco Chief Councilor Gary Smith. ment and commission these vehicles to ser vice, let us not forget the real dedication, that is the commitment of each and every volunteer that rises out of his or her bed at He mentioned the pressures of vol unteering in small island communities, namely the inevitable horror of coming commended the volunteers. Assistant Commissioner, Director of Fire volumes and means a great deal to the volunteers. Chief Colin also recognized North Abaco of the ceremony. Volunteers must answer the call no matter the hour. Trucks From Page 1 partment, being prayed over. Sgt. Paul Johnson. Treasure Cay, and the second to Abaco Crash Fire & Rescue in Treasure Cay. drove across the state of Florida to deliver free of charge. exhaust fan, hoses and more. to recruit themselves to emergency ser their children. He said persons interested in train ing could, spend six months in training, specialize. He said that there is no rea home. Commissioner Greenslade continued, out his number to the public for those inter Regarding the importance of vol Abaco Fire Department, he said, As the community. Fire chiefs and volunteers from near Abaco Crash Fire & Rescue Chief Colin each one to test the sirens. After the inspection, Chief Albury bury pledged the use of the stations com Police Force any time they needed it. the attendees to please support their local Above: Greenslade lives out many a little Right: Chief Colin Albury speaks with the ans. Below: Chief Albury commits the use of the command center any time the RBPF calls on it. Included are: Superintendent Greenslade.

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Page 16 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 Groceries All you need & more! Fruit & Vegetables Canned Goods Dairy Products Frozen Foods Phone or Fax : 366-2022 Mon. Fri. 7:30am 6pm l Sat 7:30am7pm The Place to be is Cherokee! Cherokee Food Fair 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 By Canishka Alexander zons Development Groups Founder Sim Through Training. managers and supervisors from the Abaco business community to share best prac tices and concerns about training and de businesses on the island. from various industry representatives, Du Although she credited the tourism indus ing business demands. Roberts focused on standards. She concluded her presentation businesses in our country more recessionproof. assets, and as a result, they are referred to said that everyone must be committed to and share in the companys goals. She en ers for help or to do an outside assessment training guidelines and operational proce dures. Developing a high standard is very Leaders Lunch focuses on training Above: Agatha Marcelle, executive direc the Leaders Luncheon. partners, specialist trainers and coaches and approved industry providers, partici Please see Leaders Page 17 Aug. 14 at Angler's Restaurant. Business

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 17 Ron-Paul Cabinets PlusVisit our Showroom Located Opposite the old Lowes PharmacyOwners: Ronnie & Pauline RobertsPhone: (242) 367-0546 4 DRAWER CHEST WOODEN BUNK BEDS $575 .00 METAL BUNK BEDS $450 .00 ADIRONDACK CHAIRS $210 .00 FREE PILLOW!! WITH ANY SIZE MATTRESS & BOX SPRINGCommercial Carpet..$11.00sq.yd. Carpet Padding........$5.75 sq.yd.Wooden Toddler Beds $175.00 LAMINATED FLOORING $2 50 sq.ft. PADDING $0.55 sq.ft. 5 SHELF BOOK CASE $120 .00 Further Business Leaders From Page 16 recent high school graduates and young adults under the age of 26 years, and Ab plauded the efforts of the participants for their desire to bring about change because a high standard is being demanded of busi ry once again emphasized that education is sion host, leadership advisor, life coach, at horizonsdevelopment@gmail.com or at By Jennifer Hudson by germinating seeds in a nursery. Today farm in South Abaco and the seeds from their healing and health giving properties. The medicinal and body line came produce 33 different products in these four and our next step is to go international, she added. their processing facility by establishing a separate lab. They are very committed to Abaco Neem keeps growing Education is a very important com getting their message about health and the environment out into the community. They conduct school tours to teach the children to good health. lis see it branching out into the agro ecoto develop the farm as a destination for she laments. She and her husband are try ing to get the message across to people to neem farm he decided to promote chemical farm holds the distinction of being the only health and beauty products and agricultural and pet care products can be purchased of their products. Careers on Abaco: My life as a Veterinarian with Dr. Bailey By Jennifer Hudson He did not begin his career as a vet straight biology and zoology. a radical decision since he did not even Please see Careers Page 18

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Page 18 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 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 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 study in the Czech Republic he then com vet Revolution. he sat and passed the board exams and en ence teacher at the Abaco Central High any time such as an animal being hit by On Thursdays he donates his time to the Humane Societies of Abaco for the spaying and neutering of cats and dogs. cats but he does occasionally have to treat sheep from the sheep farm and also travel Further Business Careers From Page 17 long hours, attend emergencies during the an animal that could not help itself. His advice to any person consider a love of animals. Good school grades are an absolute necessity since it is even more erinarian. such as internist or oculist since all the vets Saturdays by appointment. Above jured dog. Press Release bour, Abaco. Under the theme Sustainability the ment and the economy for the success and preservation of both. Organizers of the annual event, The Hon Philip Davis, Deputy Prime Abaco Business Outlook celebrating 10 years David Johnson, Director General of Environmental & Community Affairs, Christopher Russell, Director of For Please see ABO Page 22

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Page 20 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 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 Certied Propeller Repair Technician The ONLY NNPA Techncian in The Bahamas 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 Shopbreaking reported that they discovered the front glass the interior of the business and arrested the hama male hiding in the interior of that es for evaluation. Indecent Assault used obscene language to her. Police ac Threats of Death Suspect arrested the suspect a 46 year old male of Guana Cay in reference to Threats of Death. He Threats of Death Harbour Police Station and reported that on matter. Sudden Death Green Turtle Cay Clinic contacted the Green Turtle Cay Police Station and re RE: OPERATION THE MUDD at the residence of the suspects situated in to Possession of Unlicensed Firearms. The The suspects are expected to be charged and arraigned reference to this matter. people. ing and it is very important to stay abreast formal style for these seminars so that her any stage of the proceedings. This infor mality seemed to be very much appreciated tions for the magistrate during the meeting. the Peace assembled that they play an ex tant and a great deal of trust is laid in you, she told them. She also reminded them that the community, have high moral standards munity. Topics covered during this seminar ciples, Conduct of both Criminal and Civil their assistance throughout the year and inform them of at the next meeting. Central & All Abaco Davis says BEC bill reductions are on the way Royston Jones Jr Guardian Staff Reporter their September or October electricity bill bills by the end of September. The reduction is expected to be sepa rate from the natural decrease that tends to corporation, did not commit to a percent sured by the chairman that by the end of light bill, that you should see a minimum ian. cent at this time. tion is able to purchase cheaper fuel be could be realized. He said at the time that residential reduction by July. decrease the cost of electricity by no less have that done, he said. the old engines at Clifton and the amount Hills. ber as the target date. The corporation has been in discus Prior to an electricity assistance pro suring that no person in the country is gram in July and August an electricity assistance program and bill payment pro result in millions of dollars in revenue col lection. households had signed on to the program and had electricity restored, Davis said consumers are gradually signing on to the Justices From Page 7 National News Crime Report See previous editions of The Abaconian under the Digital Editions tab at www.TheAbaconian.com Please see BEC Page 22

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 21 Central & All Abaco Cays, Tilloo Cay and the Pelican Cays. natural beauty and the goal is to protect areas are both in South Abaco, one being an extensive area and the other being the Cross Harbour Protected Area. bean Challenge, has committed to protect ing 20 per cent of the near shore marine The Caribbean Challenge is an ini a goal to protect certain critical habitats The 2020 Declaration sets out to pro rine protected areas. at every turn by our marine environment and much of these areas remain unpro goal is to protect these areas. system in Central Abaco covering a large portion of the southern side of Abaco ments to be considered for conservation and that Cross Harbour is one of the only island. proposal for protection is not for the pro these areas to be protected from large scale and commercial development. has six protected areas that they are very small and do not cover all the important about the science and the marine animals life span. gaps in the habitats that are protected. community. been able to determine this as a result of Parks From Page 1 They have even been able to deter potential for entrepreneurship for nature based activities. Above: the committee discusses options with MP Curry.

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Page 22 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 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 Sales and Service 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 Rev. July 2013 Area Code 242 unless listed otherwise Island-wide Abaco Listings Abaco Cottage 114 hse 366-0576 Abaco Vacation Planner + 25 hse 367-3529 Casuarina Point Sea Grape/Coco Plum 2 Units 367-2107 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 365-4200 Cocobay Cottages 6 cott 800-752-0166 Green Turtle Club 35 rm 365-4271 Island Properties 34 hse 365-4047 Leeward Yacht Club 5 hse 365-4191 New Plymouth Inn 9 rm 365-4161 Ocean Blue Properties 34 hse 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 3 Suites 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 Lubbers Quarters Cay Lubbers Landing 4 villas 577-2000 Man-O-War Island Home Rentals 2 hse 365-6048 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 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 Abaco Estate Services Mult hse 365-8752 Bahama Beach Club 88 units 365-8500 Brigantine Bay Villas 5 units 877-786-8455 Treasure Cay Resort 95 rms 365-8801 Turtle Rock Villas at Palmetto Beach 3 villas 262-820-1900 Hotels and House Rental Agents Web Sites with Abaco Information www.abaconian.com www.abacoinet.com www.abacocottage.com www.abacos.com www.oii.net www.bahamas.com Hope Town..cont Marsh Harbour Spring City Town Committee By Timothy Roberts ed contracts for public restroom mainte Harbour and Spring City areas at the meet ing. some maintenance issues at the public re stroom at the Crossing. The bathroom is in and the Committee had to have the cess sume full responsibility for the bathroom ties removed. The Committee also noted some remove the cabana and place it at a more desirable location in Spring City. lady that sells food from her vehicle at the that she be told to bring a garbage can or bag for people to put garbage in. Central & All Abaco Chamber of Commerce ministrator. that sustainable development is the only believe that Abaco is not only a model for self-generated success in the Family must be the development model for the resources in a mutually nourishing and sus such as oursdevelopment that preserves our precious natural heritage for future ABO From Page 18 gifts and some nice surprises. Above all, the best of those opportunities, she said. commitment of sponsors such as our faith Abaco Chamber of Commerce and several essary effort of spreading information and pressed to perform this vital community For further information on Abaco result of that as yet. ment on those and you may hear from the said. despite the corporations promotion and assistance programs. BEC From Page 20 National News Have news or upcoming events? Contact us at 242-367-3200 or AbaconianNews@gmail.com

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September 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 Bargain Car Rentals .......................................... 367-0500 Blue Wave Boat Rentals ................................... 367-3910 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 ............................................. 365-4311 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 ............................................ 365-4259 Donna Sands Cart Rentals ............................... 365-5195 Dive Guana Boats & Bikes ................................. 365-5178 Orchid Bay Cart rentals ..................................... 365-5175 Cruise Abaco ............................................. 321-220-8796 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 Abaco Adventures Kayaks ............................. 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 Wendals Bicycle Rentals...................................365-8687 Visitors Guide Prices $ Low, $$ Moderate, $$$ Upper Abaco Pizza. ................................ $ .................. 367-4488 Anglers ................................... $$$ .................. 367-2158 Casiahs.......................................$................... 367-0514 Curly Tails ............................... $$$ .................. 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 Rum Runners.............................$$.................. 367-0171 Snack Shack ............................... $ .................. 367-4005 Snappas .................................... $$ .................. 367-2278 Wallys .................................... $$$ .................. 367-2074 Abaco Inn .............................. $$$ .................. 366-0133 Capn Jacks ................................ $$ .................. 366-0247 Firey.......................................$$$................. 366-0145 Harbours Edge ......................... $$ .................. 366-0087 H T Coee House (B & L) .............. $ .................. 366-0760 HT Inn & Marina.........................$$................. 366-0003 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 ............................... $$$ .................. 365-5175 Bahama Beach Club.................$$$...................365-8500 Coco Beach Bar & Grill. ................ $ .................. 365-8470 Florences Cafe ............................. $ ................. .365-8185 Spinnaker Restaurant ............. $$$ .................. 365-8469 Touch of Class ........................ $$$ .................. 365-8195 Treasure Sands Club ................ $$$ ................. .365-9385 Blu House ............................. $$$ .................. 365-4200 Jolly Roger Bistro ...................... $$ .................. 365-4247 Green Turtle Club .................... $$$ .................. 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 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......Marine VHF 16...............366-0282 Hope Town 366-0549 Marsh Harbour 367-3752 Guana Cay 365-5178 Treasure Cay 365-8749 Abaco Family Medicine, Marsh Harbour ..................... 367-2295 Abaco Medi-Center.....................................................367-9999 Auskell Advanced Medical Clinic ................................ 367-0020 Chiropractor-Dr. Lewis.................................................367-0020 Corbett Clinic, Treasure Cay ........................................ 365-8288 Integrated Medical Center .......................................... 367-1304 Emergency ............................................... 458-1234 Marsh Harbour Medical Centre ................................... 367-0050 Government Clinic, Marsh Harbour ........................... 367-2510 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 Out Island Chiropractor...............................................367-2584 Blu House ....................... 38 ......... F ................ 365-4247 Green Turtle Club .............. 40 ......... F ................ 365-4271 Black Sound Marina .......... 15 ............................ 365-4531 Other Shore Club ............... 15 ......... F ................ 365-4226 Abaco Yacht Service ........... 10 ......... F ................ 365-4033 Leeward Yacht Club............ 26............................365-4191 Treasure Cay Marina........ ..150......... F............... ..365-8250 Man-O-War Marina .......... 28 ......... F .................365-6008 Boat Harbour Marina ...... 192 ......... F .................367-2158 Conch Inn .......................... 72. .........F.................367-4000 Harbour View Marina ........ 40 ......... F ................367-2182 Mangoes Marina ............... 29 ........... .................367-4255 Marsh Harbour Marina ...... 62 ......... F .................367 2700 Hope Town Marina ............ 62 ............................ 366-0003 Lighthouse Marina .............. 6 ......... F ................366-0154 Sea Spray .......................... 60 ......... F ................366-0065 Schooner Bay .................... 15 ......... F ................475-7626 Spanish Cay Marina ........... 40 ......... F ................365-0083 Bakers Bay Marina .......... 158 ........... ................365-5802 Guana Hide-aways ............ 37 ........... ................365-5070 Orchid Bay ......................... 66 ........ F ................365-5175 Boats can clear Customs at Green Turtle Cay, Treasure Cay or Marsh Harbour Abaco Air Nassau, N Eleuthera, Moores Is ........................... 367-2266 AirGate Aviation New Smyrna Beah..................................367-1900 American Eagle Miami ..................................................... 367-2231 US Reservation..............................1-800-433-7300 Bahamasair Nassau,W. Palm B, Ft Laud .............................367-2095 Craig Air Jacksonville...........................................................367-3522 Island Wings Ft. Lauderdale.....................................1-954-274-6214 Regional Freeport ............................................................... 367-0446 Silver Airline Orlando, Ft. Laud and W Palm Beach ............ 367-3415 US Reservation...................................1-800-231-0856 Sky Bahamas Nassau ......................................................... 367-0996 Reservation.......................................1-242-377-8993 Western Air Nassau ........................................................... 367-3722 Abaco Air .............................................................................. 367-2266 Cherokee Air Charters .........................................................367-1920 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 Lighthouse ....................................... 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 Man-O-War Heritage Museum...................Man-O-War Cay Man-O-War Boatyards .............................. Man-O-War Cay Hole-inWall lighthouse -very rough road......South Abaco Cedar Harbour plantation ruins need guide...North Abaco Blackwood blue hole & sisal mill......................North Abaco Abaco wild horses by appointment..................... 367-4805 Bird watching ask tourism.................................367-3067 Crossing Beach in Marsh Harbour Witches Point 3 miles S. of Marsh Harbour Little Harbour 20 miles S. of Marsh Harbour Cherokee 23 miles S of Marsh Harbour 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 cont... Terrance Davis .......... 375-8550 Buddy Pinder ............ 366-2163 Justin Sands ............. 359-6890 Danny Sawyer .......... 367-3577 Jay Sawyer ............... 367-3941 North Abaco ODonald McIntosh ... 477-5037 Alexander Rolle ........ 365-0120 Edward Rolle ............ 365-0024 Pedro Thurston ......... 365-2405 Sandy Point Valantino Adderley .... 366-4323 Anthony Bain ............ 366-4107 Rickmons.........366-4139/4477 Petes Guest House...366-4119 Patrick Roberts..........366-4285 Treasure Cay Capt. Joe Pritchard ... 559-9117 Carey McKenzie.........365-8313 Casaurina Point Junior Albury ............... 366-3058 Cherokee Donnie Lowe................366-2275 Maxwell Sawyer............366-3058 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 ........... 357-6667 Hope Town Maitland Lowe ............ 366-0234 Tom Albury .................. 366-3141 Marsh Harbour Jody Albury ................375-8068 Sidney Albury............... 477-5996 Richard Albury ............577-0313 Agape Family Dental, Marsh Harbour..........................367-4355 Abaco Dental Asso......................................................367-0164 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 Everyone reads The Abaconian Bring errors & revisions to our attention Revised July 2013 All phones use area code 242 unless noted .......... ....367-2936 ..................... ....367-4117 Abacos Nature Adventure ........................... ....577-0004 Adventure on Prozac T Cay ........................ ....365-8749 .................. ....365-4411 ....................... ....365-8506 ...... ....367-2787 ......... ....366-0024 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 Abaco Beach Resort Snappas Grill & Chill Curlytails Mangoes Restaurant Abaco Inn Capn Jacks H.T. Harbour Lodge Sea Spray Sundowners McIntosh Restaurant Jolly Roger Bar & Bistro Leeward Yacht Club Bluff House Guana Grabbers Nippers Bar & Grill

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 1 VOLUME 21 NUMBER 17 September 1st, 2013 Friends of the Environment hosts Summer 2013 Field Courses Five new Patient Care Technicians for AbacoBy Simmone L. Bowe It was an historic day for Abaco on Please see PCT Page 2 Over the course of several weeks researchers and students came together on Abaco to learn about local ecosystems. See page 6.

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Page 2 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 taged to care for someone who seems more when you are at the beginning of your ca School & Youth News PCT From Page 1 moment was ordained from before they were born and they were destined for this Please see PCT Page 10

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 3 HG Christie

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Page 4 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 the classrooms and developed educational Abaco and what suggestions they would make to improve the education of children with special needs in Abaco. Michelle English, Social Work, 4th Year School & Youth News Brittany Smith, Early Childhood Studies, 4th year Please see ECC Page 5

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 5 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: Great Opportunity! Price Reduction! Twin Palms oers two immaculate attached furnished waterfront townhouses on the Sea of Abaco. Each side mirrors the other with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. A/C throughout. Internet and satellite. 2 Kayaks. Mini putts. Newly built 60 dock accommodates 42 boat. .537 acres. Reduced from $1.65m to $1.45.. JUST REDUCED!!! 9,600 sq.ft. lot just steps to the Atlantic Ocean Beach. Quiet residential area. B $55,000.00. 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. 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. PRICE REDUCTION!!! 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$169,900.00. 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 School & Youth News needs in Abaco is teaching others unAbove: Brittany SmithPeter Haastrup, Social Work graduate ECC From Page 4 teachers, the students, community mem Community members need to be educated munity members can donate their time, Farial Ali, Social Work, 4th year I used art as a way to connect with the faith taught me so much about the human Please see ECC Page 9

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Page 6 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 A twoday session on Sea Cucum The Summer courses, which started as Eastern Shores and Great Cistern or as far as Cross Harbour, Long Beach, Casua The course on Sea Cucumbers, Starunderstood creatures in maintaining a School & Youth News Friends of the Environment hosts Summer 2013 Field Courses Please see Field Page 7

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 7 School & Youth News Field From Page 6 sea as soon as they are born, their chances Above: students learn a lot while wading through the shallows. stitute, Bahamian researcher Jason Lewis Please see Field Page 9

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Page 8 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 K & S Auto K&S Auto Service Ltd.EST. 1983 We thank our valued customers for their patronage for the past 30 years!PURCHASE $10 or More AND ENTER TO WIN! WIN a Trip for Two 4 Days/3 Nights Airfare & Hotel at your choice ofDrawing September 21, 2013 Drawing September 7, 2013 46 LCD TV Drawing September 14, 2013 Drawing September 21, 2013 Promotion starts Sept 1, 2013 Drawings will be held on Saturdays at 6pm and donating a drum set to a youth march School & Youth News North Abaco MP holds Back to School Event Please see Donation Page 10

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 9 School & Youth News ECC From Page 5 Field From Page 7 Above: discovering the world beneath the water. Please see ECC Page 10

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Page 10 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 Tim She decided to further her studies in School & Youth News PCT From Page 2 nated an entire drum set to the new youth He said the marching band, which Donation From Page 8 of the members of the marching bands year Social Work At ECC I organized and researched -ECC From Page 9 Jean Golden, Professor of Sociology, Ryerson University teachers and staff extended to the Ryerson Like The Abaconian on Facebook for alerts and breaking news

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 11 Dis & Dat pleased with the governments timeline of

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Page 12 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 Here, as on most of The Bahamas Opinion from the trees into the water and drift for Red Mangroves of The Abacos Church News Crossing Rocks VBS a summer success New ministry opens near Treasure Cay The church is non-denomination NVM launches Cross Venture with Pizza Night

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 13 MARINE NAVIGATION COURSEAbaco, this is your opportunity to study Marine Navigation at a professional level. Call Mr. Key at 367-5351 or e-mail pgk434@yahoo.com The Bahamas School of Marine Navigation is oering a Terrestrial Navigation Course (2 Months, 3 Nights per Week) at Friends of the Environment board room commencing at 7 pm on Monday, September 2, 2013. The rst class is free with no payments until class #2.Other courses include: Seamanship/Marine Safety (individuals & groups) and Celestial Navigation Methods 229 & 249. Across Down Across 1.FRITTERSConch dish served with dipping sauce. 5.BRIDEThe pretty one in a wedding. 6.ALBATROSSThis endangered, rare bird was recently spotted off Abaco. 8.TASTYDelicious. 11.CORALPhysical structure of reefs. 13.GOOMBAYThis popular summer festival often features Junkanoo. 14.CHRYSALISA buttefly will emerge from this. 16.BEACHA sandy, relaxing area adjacent to the ocean. 17.FRIGHTENEDAfraid Down 2.TURBOTPrevious generations used the skin of this fish to scrub floors. 3.GROSSNasty, unpleasant. 4.REMThis is the part of sleep when you dream. 6.ALPHABefore Beta. 7.CACIQUEArawak Chief 9.SUGARfructose, glucose, sucrose, etc. 10.BRAZILCountry to host 2016 Olympics. 12.REGGAEStyle of music popularized by Bob Marley. 15.SILENTQuiet, without noise.August 15 Answers

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Page 14 Section B The Abaconian September 1st, 2013 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 Rentals: Services: THE KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS IS TO MARKET AND PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS ON A CONSISTENT BASIS. One way to get your business known is to start with a BUSINESS CLASSIFIED for only $45 per issue for B&W or opt for our six issue discount rate. GET YOUR BUSINESS KNOWN!! 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-GBen-GBSODen-GBfor Immediateen-GB Delivery! Back to School Promotion KIDS TODDLERS 10% o Coupon*Present coupon at time of purchase Good only for the month of September BABIES Toys Shoes Clothing Baby Furniture & MoreWhere Baby Fashion Rules Located upstairs in yellow Colina Building next to Auskell Medical In January of this year some Abaco residents may remember a young mana centre in The Bahamas and is a member Dis & Dat around the north end of Abaco then inside Sandy but in January she was beginning Georgie the manatee is re-released to the Berry Islands

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September 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 RequestedVOLUME 21 NUMBER 17 September 1, 2013 Abaco Crash Fire & Rescue donates truck and equipment to newly formed North Abaco Volunteer BrigadeNations Commissioner of Police remarks on hand-overAbaco Crash Fire & Rescue, headed by Chief Colin Albury in Treasure Cay, station on August 24. The department domissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade, Councilor, and other council members and guests. As guests started gathering inside Please see Trucks Page 14 Asphalt paving begins in Marsh Harbour By Timothy Roberts A consortium of representatives met -Proposed Parks Discussed with MP CurryAbove: Proposed parks group meet with Minister of Parliament Renardo Curry for sup port. L-R Buddy & Cindy Pinder of AFFGA, Alexander Flowers Under Secretary at Program Coordinator at Friends of the the story. Please see Parks Page 21

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Page 2 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 unitedabacoshippingco@coralwave.com Central & All Abaco By Timothy Roberts sibility of the completion of construction by years end barring delays. According to Alan Sharpe, Director Mini Hospital progressingat Coastline Construction, the mini hospital is about eighty percent complete and de spite some foreseeable delays the progress has gone as expected. and only recently has it been sorted out. Please see hospital Page 5 Above: work continues on the Central Abaco Mini Hospital.

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 5 Furniture Plus Central & All Abaco By Timothy Roberts airport road, continuing on to the airport round-about and then continuing on to Simmons Company is advising the Asphalt paving beginsRoundabout and Don He said that changes are expected have changed and they have to re-evaluate Hospital From Page 2 able to get certain doors yet as they dont some of those things. the sort youd expect for the construction times. es of asphalt. The round-about and roads airport access roads are expected to con The Archers hold third family reunion By Mirella Santillo over sixty members of the Archer fam ule during their stay on Abaco. on Friday August 2, as many participants from their different points of arrival by Church on Sunday morning. Please see Archers Page 6

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Page 6 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 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 traced from family narratives, from The Churches documents. ed the lineage by having six sons and three daughters. After starting as planters and seafar ers, over the years, the Archers became co through religion and politics, explained sented Abaco in the House of Assembly, also served as a Senator. Other descen dants served in Parliament and as Cabinet ter, attended the pre-independence consti Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Danalso reached the medical and educational Abaco heritage.Archers From Page 5 Central & All Abaco By Timothy Roberts ment of Environmental Health Services The report noted an emerging trend and numerous more in the family islands. The report said Abaco is home to the commonly referred to as Pigeon Peas. Combined, those three communities the report and researchers said there are six visible commercial shops. cated that there are 300 residences and 30 toilets. Report indicates over 1,000 homes in Abaco shanty towns the three predominantly Haitian communi mercial shops, the report said. There are erence for proper hygiene and respect for that he remains concerned about the possibility of diseases such as cholera being born because of the unsanitary disposal of is committed to bringing resolution to this Sr. Please see Shanty Page 7

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 7 FULL SERVICE MARINA WATERFRONT VILLASBahamian Breakfast Sat. & Sun.Enjoy a delicious dinner with us Happy Hour Daily 5 pm 6 pmOpen Year RoundCome lounge at The Helm, our indoor barBoat House Restaurant For local transporation to Sea Spray call VHF 16 or 366-0065email : info@seasprayresort.com www.seasprayresort.comWhite Sound, Elbow Cay Sea Spray will pick up from Hope Town Cancer Society hosting free clinics is offering free PAP Smears and PSA test ernment Clinic from 9 am to 4 pm. PAP smears and breast examinations. For nations. The Abaco Cancer Society raises ed nearly every family and community on Abaco and exams are critical in prevention. Every Saturday the Abaco Cancer ey for the cause. Central & All Abaco Abaco Rotary celebrates 42 yearsThe Rotary Club of Abaco celebrated time members reminisced about the start of the club and changes that have occurred ner. hamas generally, he said. at the beginning of July to get their homes tion. The deadline has since passed and to ing prosecution. forcement of the same deadline for Abament and housing aspects of the shanty under their respective portfolios.Shanty From Page 6 Seminar held for the Justices of the Peace By Jennifer Hudson of the Assembly of God Church, Sandy Dean, Court Supervisor. by giving a brief introduction of herself and years of service on Abaco. She has served of matters. Prior to service as a magistrate, hold a seminar once a year to keep the Justices up to date with changes in the law and new acts being introduced. Please see Justices Page 20

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Page 8 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 From the Editor's Desk // Cicadas 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, Lee Pinderen Phone 242-367-3200 FAX 242-367-3677 AbaconianNews@gmail.com Subscribe NOW Order form on Page 8 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/VISAOur country has memories. harbour during a full moon high tide. surface, hitting the hidden cooler months of summer. From one tip of this island to the other the memories of spent same time about your childhood, about the summer you fell in love, about the summer you spent as a fresh high school graduate, about last summer and summer memories that have nearly faded into the haze. ing from the pavement after a sum Some generational differences exist, certainly. You dont have to great grandmother used to say aircondition spoiled us. There might be some truth to that. during those paper delivery trips. He told me his family connections ten closer. He started to admonish the younger generations and pass on fore, but he didnt do so spitefully. plished. the road trip, as he told me about ily cleared forests and settled Fox fruit. This old man from little old of charity, giving a ride to an elder, The memories this man had and the memories many of our elders share are invaluable. Cicadas serenaded their long, hot summers too. have bad roads. They had no roads. At the end of August they braced for they are the same. munities scattered across these islands in challenges our grandfathers lenges of present day. Air condition may have spoiled us, in our country. cheer us on.Write to the Editor: BradleyAlbury@gmail.comor Call 367-3200

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September 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 Misuse of Handicap Spots individual it has come to my attention space, other than the vehicles of people that they have no such thing as a handi cap permit to place in your vehicle, so they cant distinguish a handicap per sons vehicle from a non-handicap persons vehicle? This is very frustrating for a spaces and nothing is done about it. up to scooter chairs etc, although the A Thank You to the Hope Town Community [On August 20], the outpouring of love ful, but my experience yesterday has ever be grateful. A Good Bahamian? Open Your Eyes have government politicians in this should lie, cheat, hide and cover-up the truth, and turn a blind eye to crime and love corruption, deception and lies. These politicians are telling you that and cover-up dirt, is not a good or true to crime and criminality, and then call ourselves "Christian" and turn up our Open your eyes, and stop glori fying the glorifying of corruption and lies. Sharon Turner A Thank You to a Writer Gusto!!! Community Calendar See the Community Calendar now at www.TheAbaconian.com

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 11 Appliances PlumbingMarine ProductsPaintsFencingHardware Tools&Building SuppliesElectrical SuppliesLumber PH: (242) 367-2170 Don Mac Kay Blvd., M arsh H ar bour Abaco For Your Patronage!FULL RANGE OFHUR RICA NE SH UTT ERSw h T We have t he supplies y ou need t o k eep y our home safe!CRA WFISHI NG SEA SON I S HERE &WE H AVE A LL TH E GE AR Y OU NE ED! r Diving Gear Y ou Can De pend On!KEEP YOUR CRAWFISH CHILLED IN A GE CHEST FREEZERr EXCLUSIVE GE DEALER Full Warranty & ServiceRELIABLE POWERAt Home or on The Job Site W Thank You Rolla-way and Aluminum P anelsALL YOU NEE D UNDE R ONE ROOF Its SummertimeGRILL OUT! South Abaco By Lee Pinder Even though the people of Cherothe Clinic in their small community and struggling to pay for renovations to the old outreach program of ministering to some of the less fortunate citizens in the immedi ladies from the churchs congregation have gotten together once a month to prepare a Neighbours Helping Neighbours keeps tight-knight Cherokee community close has ranged from fresh fruit or pasta salad, meat casseroles, tuna melts and hamburg it or not, they have only duplicated them are the most popular items they prepare. visiting family member. of cash, they also receive the main meat or some of the extra supplies from local food stores, family and friends. Once they received a generous donation of already they had lots of souse left-over and rather a bun and occasionally even a dessert. people see you trying to help yourself, they for themselves, recognize it and admire it odist Chapel. Since 2011, 834 meals have been served to the needy within the community. Sands.Lowe House Project continues with Block PartyA list of materials needed for the has been compiled and the committee is around their yards. Accounts have also home. The Department of Social Services is also considering providing the materials for the roof. The vision of the Committee is for the circumstances last year and their home had to be replaced. The Committee that formed to assist the family is made up of members the Rotary Club of Abaco.

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Page 14 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 ation. During this time Commissioner Elli country safe. He encouraged everyone to recognize their individual responsibilities up the youth. Treasure Cay Emergency Services Orga Abaco Chief Councilor Gary Smith. ment and commission these vehicles to ser vice, let us not forget the real dedication, that is the commitment of each and every volunteer that rises out of his or her bed at He mentioned the pressures of vol unteering in small island communities, namely the inevitable horror of coming commended the volunteers. Assistant Commissioner, Director of Fire volumes and means a great deal to the volunteers. Chief Colin also recognized North Abaco of the ceremony. Volunteers must answer the call no matter the hour.Trucks From Page 1 partment, being prayed over. Sgt. Paul Johnson. Treasure Cay, and the second to Abaco Crash Fire & Rescue in Treasure Cay. drove across the state of Florida to deliver free of charge. exhaust fan, hoses and more. to recruit themselves to emergency ser their children. He said persons interested in train ing could, spend six months in training, specialize. He said that there is no rea home. Commissioner Greenslade continued, out his number to the public for those interRegarding the importance of volAbaco Fire Department, he said, As the community. Fire chiefs and volunteers from near Abaco Crash Fire & Rescue Chief Colin each one to test the sirens. After the inspection, Chief Albury bury pledged the use of the stations com Police Force any time they needed it. the attendees to please support their local Above: Greenslade lives out many a little Right: Chief Colin Albury speaks with the ans. Below: Chief Albury commits the use of the command center any time the RBPF calls on it. Included are: Superintendent Greenslade.

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Page 16 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 Groceries All you need & more! Fruit & Vegetables Canned Goods Dairy Products Frozen FoodsPhone or Fax : 366-2022Mon. Fri. 7:30am 6pm l Sat 7:30am7pmThe Place to be is Cherokee!Cherokee Food Fair 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 By Canishka Alexander zons Development Groups Founder Sim Through Training. managers and supervisors from the Abaco business community to share best prac tices and concerns about training and de businesses on the island. from various industry representatives, DuAlthough she credited the tourism indus ing business demands. Roberts focused on standards. She concluded her presentation businesses in our country more recessionproof. assets, and as a result, they are referred to said that everyone must be committed to and share in the companys goals. She eners for help or to do an outside assessment training guidelines and operational procedures. Developing a high standard is very Leaders Lunch focuses on training Above: Agatha Marcelle, executive direc the Leaders Luncheon. partners, specialist trainers and coaches and approved industry providers, partici Please see Leaders Page 17 Aug. 14 at Angler's Restaurant. Business

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 17 Ron-Paul Cabinets PlusVisit our Showroom Located Opposite the old Lowes PharmacyOwners: Ronnie & Pauline RobertsPhone: (242) 367-0546 4 DRAWER CHEST WOODEN BUNK BEDS $575 .00 METAL BUNK BEDS $450 .00 ADIRONDACK CHAIRS $210 .00 FREE PILLOW!! WITH ANY SIZE MATTRESS & BOX SPRINGCommercial Carpet..$11.00sq.yd. Carpet Padding........$5.75 sq.yd.Wooden Toddler Beds $175.00 LAMINATED FLOORING $2 50 sq.ft. PADDING $0.55 sq.ft. 5 SHELF BOOK CASE $120 .00 Further Business Leaders From Page 16 recent high school graduates and young adults under the age of 26 years, and Ab plauded the efforts of the participants for their desire to bring about change because a high standard is being demanded of busi ry once again emphasized that education is sion host, leadership advisor, life coach, at horizonsdevelopment@gmail.com or at By Jennifer Hudson by germinating seeds in a nursery. Today farm in South Abaco and the seeds from their healing and health giving properties. The medicinal and body line came produce 33 different products in these four and our next step is to go international, she added. their processing facility by establishing a separate lab. They are very committed to Abaco Neem keeps growing Education is a very important comgetting their message about health and the environment out into the community. They conduct school tours to teach the children to good health. lis see it branching out into the agro ecoto develop the farm as a destination for she laments. She and her husband are try ing to get the message across to people to neem farm he decided to promote chemical farm holds the distinction of being the only health and beauty products and agricultural and pet care products can be purchased of their products. Careers on Abaco:My life as a Veterinarian with Dr. BaileyBy Jennifer Hudson He did not begin his career as a vet straight biology and zoology. a radical decision since he did not even Please see Careers Page 18

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Page 18 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 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 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 study in the Czech Republic he then com vet Revolution. he sat and passed the board exams and enence teacher at the Abaco Central High any time such as an animal being hit by On Thursdays he donates his time to the Humane Societies of Abaco for the spaying and neutering of cats and dogs. cats but he does occasionally have to treat sheep from the sheep farm and also travel Further Business Careers From Page 17 long hours, attend emergencies during the an animal that could not help itself. His advice to any person considera love of animals. Good school grades are an absolute necessity since it is even more erinarian. such as internist or oculist since all the vets Saturdays by appointment. Above jured dog. Press Release bour, Abaco. Under the theme Sustainability the ment and the economy for the success and preservation of both. Organizers of the annual event, The Hon Philip Davis, Deputy Prime Abaco Business Outlook celebrating 10 years David Johnson, Director General of Environmental & Community Affairs, Christopher Russell, Director of ForPlease see ABO Page 22

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Page 20 Section A The Abaconian September 1, 2013 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 AluminumCertied Propeller Repair TechnicianThe ONLY NNPA Techncian in The Bahamas ABACO FREIGHTCOURIER SERVICESOcean Air 6671 W Indiantown Rd, Suite 50-453 Jupiter, Florida 33458 Walk-in and special handling nick@abacofreight.com Nick Mazzeo Shopbreaking reported that they discovered the front glass the interior of the business and arrested the hama male hiding in the interior of that es for evaluation.Indecent Assault used obscene language to her. Police ac Threats of Death Suspect arrested the suspect a 46 year old male of Guana Cay in reference to Threats of Death. He Threats of Death Harbour Police Station and reported that on matter. Sudden Death Green Turtle Cay Clinic contacted the Green Turtle Cay Police Station and reRE: OPERATION THE MUDD at the residence of the suspects situated in to Possession of Unlicensed Firearms. The The suspects are expected to be charged and arraigned reference to this matter. people. ing and it is very important to stay abreast formal style for these seminars so that her any stage of the proceedings. This infor mality seemed to be very much appreciated tions for the magistrate during the meeting. the Peace assembled that they play an extant and a great deal of trust is laid in you, she told them. She also reminded them that the community, have high moral standards munity. Topics covered during this seminar ciples, Conduct of both Criminal and Civil their assistance throughout the year and inform them of at the next meeting. Central & All Abaco Davis says BEC bill reductions are on the wayRoyston Jones Jr Guardian Staff Reporter their September or October electricity bill bills by the end of September. The reduction is expected to be sepa rate from the natural decrease that tends to corporation, did not commit to a percent sured by the chairman that by the end of light bill, that you should see a minimum ian. cent at this time. tion is able to purchase cheaper fuel be could be realized. He said at the time that residential reduction by July. decrease the cost of electricity by no less have that done, he said. the old engines at Clifton and the amount Hills. ber as the target date. The corporation has been in discus Prior to an electricity assistance prosuring that no person in the country is gram in July and August an electricity assistance program and bill payment pro result in millions of dollars in revenue col lection. households had signed on to the program and had electricity restored, Davis said consumers are gradually signing on to the Justices From Page 7 National News Crime ReportSee previous editions of The Abaconian under the Digital Editions tab at www.TheAbaconian.com Please see BEC Page 22

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September 1, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 21 Central & All Abaco Cays, Tilloo Cay and the Pelican Cays. natural beauty and the goal is to protect areas are both in South Abaco, one being an extensive area and the other being the Cross Harbour Protected Area. bean Challenge, has committed to protect ing 20 per cent of the near shore marine The Caribbean Challenge is an inia goal to protect certain critical habitats The 2020 Declaration sets out to pro rine protected areas. at every turn by our marine environment and much of these areas remain unpro goal is to protect these areas. system in Central Abaco covering a large portion of the southern side of Abaco ments to be considered for conservation and that Cross Harbour is one of the only island. proposal for protection is not for the pro these areas to be protected from large scale and commercial development. has six protected areas that they are very small and do not cover all the important about the science and the marine animals life span. gaps in the habitats that are protected. community. been able to determine this as a result of Parks From Page 1 They have even been able to deter potential for entrepreneurship for nature based activities. Above: the committee discusses options with MP Curry.

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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 LiftsSales and Service 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 Rev. July 2013 Area Code 242 unless listed otherwise en-GB en-GB Island-wide Abaco Listingsen-GBAbaco Cottage 114 hse 366-0576en-GB en-GBAbaco Vacation Planner + 25 hse 367-3529en-GBCasuarina Pointen-GBSea Grape/Coco Plum 2 Units 367-2107en-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 365-4200 Cocobay Cottages 6 cott 800-752-0166 Green Turtle Club 35 rm 365-4271 Island Properties 34 hse 365-4047 en-GBLeeward Yacht Club 5 hse 365-4191 New Plymouth Inn 9 rm 365-4161 Ocean Blue Properties 34 hse 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 en-GBOcean 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 en-GB Hope T Harb Lodge 25 rm 366 0095 Hope T Hideaways 63 hse 366-0224 en-GBHope Town Inn 6 rm 4 Villas 3 Suites 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-GBLubbers Quarters Cay Lubbers Landing 4 villas 577-2000 en-GBMan-O-War Island Home Rentals 2 hse 365-6048 Waterway Rentals 14 hse 365-6143 en-GBMarsh Harbour area Abaco Beach Resort 82 rms 3 67-2158 Abaco Real Estate 6 hse 3 67-2719 Abaco Towns 16 apts 3 67-0148 Ambassador Inn 6 rms 3 67-2022 Conch Inn 9 rms 3 67-4000 Living Easy 16 hse 3 67-2202 Island Breezes Motel 8 rms 3 67-3776 Lofty Fig Villas 6 eff 3 67-2681 Pelican Beach Villas 6 cott 3 67-3600 Regattas 32 apts 5 77-6764 HG Christie 11 hse 3 67-4151 en-GBSandy Point Oeishas Resort 3 66-4139 Pete & Gays Resort 14 rm 3 66-4119 en-GBSpanish Cay Spanish Cay Resort 18 rm 6 hse 3 65-0083 en-GBTreasure Cay Abaco Estate Services Mult hse 3 65-8752 Bahama Beach Club 88 units 3 65-8500 Brigantine Bay Villas 5 units 877-786-8455 Treasure Cay Resort 95 rms 3 65-8801 en-GBTurtle Rock Villas at Palmetto Beach 3 villas 262-820-1900 Hotels and House Rental Agents Web Sites with Abaco Information en-GB en-GBwww.abaconian.com www.abacoinet.com www.abacocottage.comen-GB www.abacos.com www.oii.net www.bahamas.comen-GBHope Town..cont Marsh Harbour Spring City Town CommitteeBy Timothy Roberts ed contracts for public restroom mainte Harbour and Spring City areas at the meet ing. some maintenance issues at the public re stroom at the Crossing. The bathroom is in and the Committee had to have the cess sume full responsibility for the bathroom ties removed. The Committee also noted some remove the cabana and place it at a more desirable location in Spring City. lady that sells food from her vehicle at the that she be told to bring a garbage can or bag for people to put garbage in. Central & All Abaco Chamber of Commerce ministrator. that sustainable development is the only believe that Abaco is not only a model for self-generated success in the Family must be the development model for the resources in a mutually nourishing and sus such as oursdevelopment that preserves our precious natural heritage for future ABO From Page 18 gifts and some nice surprises. Above all, the best of those opportunities, she said. commitment of sponsors such as our faith Abaco Chamber of Commerce and several essary effort of spreading information and pressed to perform this vital community For further information on Abaco result of that as yet. ment on those and you may hear from the said. despite the corporations promotion and assistance programs.BEC From Page 20 National News Have news or upcoming events? Contact us at 242-367-3200 orAbaconianNews@gmail.com

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September 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 Bargain Car Rentals . .......................................... 367-0500 Blue Wave Boat Rentals . ................................... 367-3910 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 . ............................................. 365-4311 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 . ............................................ 365-4259 Donna Sands Cart Rentals . ............................... 365-5195 Dive Guana Boats & Bikes . ................................. 365-5178 Orchid Bay Cart rentals . ..................................... 365-5175 Cruise Abaco . ............................................. 321-220-8796 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 Abaco Adventures Kayaks . ............................. 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 Wendals Bicycle Rentals...................................365-8687 Visitors Guide Prices $ Low, $$ Moderate, $$$ Upper Abaco Pizza. . ................................ $ . .................. 367-4488 Anglers . ................................... $$$ . .................. 367-2158 Casiahs.......................................$................... 367-0514 Curly Tails . ............................... $$$ . .................. 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 Rum Runners.............................$$.................. 367-0171 Snack Shack . ............................... $ . .................. 367-4005 Snappas . .................................... $$ . .................. 367-2278 Wallys . .................................... $$$ . .................. 367-2074 Abaco Inn . .............................. $$$ . .................. 366-0133 Capn Jacks . ................................ $$ . .................. 366-0247 Firey.......................................$$$................. 366-0145 Harbours Edge . ......................... $$ . .................. 366-0087 H T Coee House (B & L) . .............. $ . .................. 366-0760 HT Inn & Marina.........................$$................. 366-0003 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 . ............................... $$$ . .................. 365-5175 Bahama Beach Club.................$$$...................365-8500 Coco Beach Bar & Grill. . ................ $ . .................. 365-8470 Florences Cafe . ............................. $ . ................. .365-8185 Spinnaker Restaurant . ............. $$$ . .................. 365-8469 Touch of Class . ........................ $$$ . .................. 365-8195 Treasure Sands Club . ................ $$$ . ................. .365-9385 Blu House . ............................. $$$ . .................. 365-4200 Jolly Roger Bistro . ...................... $$ . .................. 365-4247 Green Turtle Club . .................... $$$ . .................. 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 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......Marine VHF 16...............366-0282 Hope Town 366-0549 Marsh Harbour 367-3752 Guana Cay 365-5178 T reasure Cay 365-8749 Abaco Family Medicine, Marsh Harbour . ..................... 367-2295 Abaco Medi-Center.....................................................367-9999 . Auskell Advanced Medical Clinic . ................................ 367-0020 Chiropractor-Dr. Lewis.................................................367-0020 Corbett Clinic, Treasure Cay . ........................................ 365-8288 Integrated Medical Center . .......................................... 367-1304 Emergency . ............................................... 458-1234 Marsh Harbour Medical Centre . ................................... 367-0050 Government Clinic, Marsh Harbour . ........................... 367-2510 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 Out Island Chiropractor...............................................367-2584 Blu House ....................... 38 . ......... F . ................ 365-4247 Green Turtle Club . .............. 40 . ......... F . ................ 365-4271 Black Sound Marina . .......... 15 . ............................ 365-4531 Other Shore Club . ............... 15 . ......... F . ................ 365-4226 Abaco Yacht Service ........... 10 . ......... F . ................ 365-4033 Leeward Yacht Club............ 26............................365-4191Treasure Cay Marina........ . ..150......... . F............... . ..365-8250 Man-O-War Marina . .......... 28 . ......... F . .................365-6008 Boat Harbour Marina . ...... 192 . ......... F . .................367-2158 Conch Inn . .......................... 72. . .........F.................367-4000 Harbour View Marina . ........ 40 . ......... F . ................367-2182 Mangoes Marina . ............... 29 . ........... . .................367-4255 Marsh Harbour Marina . ...... 62 . ......... F . .................367 2700 Hope Town Marina . ............ 62 . ............................ . 366-0003 Lighthouse Marina . .............. 6 . ......... F . ................366-0154 Sea Spray . .......................... 60 . ......... F . ................366-0065 Schooner Bay . .................... 15 . ......... F . ................475-7626 Spanish Cay Marina . ........... 40 . ......... F . ................365-0083 Bakers Bay Marina . .......... 158 . ........... . ................365-5802 Guana Hide-aways . ............ 37 . ........... . ................365-5070 Orchid Bay . ......................... 66 . ........ F . ................365-5175 Boats can clear Customs at Green Turtle Cay, Treasure Cay or Marsh Harbour Abaco Air Nassau, N Eleuthera, Moores Is . ........................... 367-2266 AirGate Aviation New Smyrna Beah..................................367-1900 American Eagle Miami . ..................................................... 367-2231 US Reservation..............................1-800-433-7300 Bahamasair Nassau,W. Palm B, Ft Laud .............................367-2095 Craig Air Jacksonville...........................................................367-3522 Island Wings Ft. Lauderdale.....................................1-954-274-6214 Regional Freeport ............................................................... 367-0446 Silver Airline Orlando, Ft. Laud and W Palm Beach . ............ 367-3415 US Reservation...................................1-800-231-0856 Sky Bahamas Nassau . ......................................................... 367-0996 Reservation.......................................1-242-377-8993 Western Air Nassau . ........................................................... 367-3722 Abaco Air . .............................................................................. 367-2266Cherokee Air Charters .........................................................367-1920 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 Lighthouse . ..................................... .. 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 Man-O-War Heritage Museum...................Man-O-War Cay Man-O-War Boatyards . .............................. Man-O-War Cay Hole-inWall lighthouse -very rough road......South Abaco Cedar Harbour plantation ruins need guide...North Abaco Blackwood blue hole & sisal mill......................North Abaco Abaco wild horses by appointment..................... 367-4805 Bird watching ask tourism.................................367-3067 Crossing Beach in Marsh Harbour Witches Point 3 miles S. of Marsh Harbour Little Harbour 20 miles S. of Marsh Harbour Cherokee 23 miles S of Marsh Harbour www.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 cont... Terrance Davis . .......... 375-8550 Buddy Pinder . ............ 366-2163 Justin Sands . ............. 359-6890 Danny Sawyer . .......... 367-3577 Jay Sawyer . ............... 367-3941 North Abaco ODonald McIntosh . ... 477-5037 Alexander Rolle . ........ 365-0120 Edward Rolle . ............ 365-0024 Pedro Thurston . ......... 365-2405 Sandy Point Valantino Adderley . .... 366-4323 Anthony Bain . ............ 366-4107 Rickmons.........366-4139/4477 Petes Guest House...366-4119 Patrick Roberts..........366-4285 Treasure Cay Capt. Joe Pritchard . ... 559-9117 Carey McKenzie.........365-8313 Casaurina Point Junior Albury . ............... 366-3058 Cherokee Donnie Lowe................366-2275 Maxwell Sawyer............366-3058 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 . ........... 357-6667 Hope Town Maitland Lowe . ............ 366-0234 Tom Albury . .................. 366-3141 Marsh Harbour Jody Albury . ................375-8068 Sidney Albury............... . 477-5996 Richard Albury . ............577-0313 Agape Family Dental, Marsh Harbour..........................367-4355 Abaco Dental Asso......................................................367-0164 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 Everyone reads The AbaconianBring errors & revisions to our attention Revised July 2013All phones use area code 242 unless noted . .......... ....367-2936 . ..................... ....367-4117 Abacos Nature Adventure . ........................... ....577-0004 Adventure on Prozac T Cay . ........................ ....365-8749 . .................. ....365-4411 . ....................... ....365-8506 . ...... ....367-2787 . ......... ....366-0024 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 Abaco Beach Resort Snappas Grill & Chill Curlytails Mangoes Restaurant Abaco Inn Capn Jacks H.T. Harbour Lodge Sea Spray Sundowners McIntosh Restaurant Jolly Roger Bar & Bistro Leeward Yacht Club Bluff House Guana Grabbers Nippers Bar & Grill

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