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Title: St. John tradewinds
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St. John tradewinds newspaper
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August 9-22, 2010
Copyright 2010


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The Community Newspaper Since 1972 St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands


Jahlil Ward Granted Third Trial for Cockayne Murder
Kamal Thomas and Anselmo Boston Face Sentencing on August 30 Page 3


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EDITOR/PUBLISHER
MaLinda Nelson
mahnda@tradewinds.vi

NEWS EDITOR
Jaime Elliott
jaime@tradewinds.vi

WRITERS
Andrea Milam, Mauri Elbel

ADVERTISING
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CIRCULATION
Rohan Roberts


St. John Tradewinds
Due to the unannounced closure
of the St. Johnvoter registration of-
fice on August 5, the local election
office will be open for extended
hours on Tuesday and Wednesday,
August 10 and 11, from 10 a.m.
to 7 p.m., for people who want to
register to vote beginning in the
September 11 primary election.
Note that it will not be possible
to register at all during the period
between August 12 and September
11. Registration will reopen on
September 12 and close on Octo-
ber 2 for the general election.
The St. John elections office
is located just off the Cruz Bay
roundabout on South Shore Road.
CBCC has posted a banner to


The V.I. Elections System's St. John office, above, is
easy to find thanks to the banner hung by CBCC.


remind people to register to vote
there and to identify the location.
Residents can get information


about the proper documents to
bring at the Board of Election's
website at www.vivote.gov.


"Political Silly Season Has Begun," Says Greaux


St. John Tradewinds
Government House dismissed
as untrue the allegations aired
on partisan political radio talk
shows that the Virgin Islands
government is in the process of
purchasing a yacht for the trans-
portation of the governor and his
family among the islands.
"This nonsense apparently
grows from the fact that the gov-
ernment is exploring the need
and cost of a multi-purpose ves-
sel for use by the VIPD, Fire Ser-
vices and the enforcement team
of the Department of Planning
and Natural Resources," said


Government House Director of
Communications Jean Greaux
"The vessel would be similar to
that presently in use by the BVI
police force and seen frequently
in the waters of the U.S. Virgin
Islands."
The multi-purpose vessel
would augment the limited ma-
rine resources available to the
law enforcement agencies today.
The political silly season
has begun and between now
and November the community
should not be surprised at such
ridiculous and unfounded allega-
tions thrown about the territory's


airwaves, Greaux added.
"Rest assured that Govern-
ment House does not intend to
spend the weeks before the up-
coming elections responding to
all of the anticipated nonsense
on the talk shows," said Greaux.
"However, for one to suggest
that the government is in the
process of purchasing a yacht
for the movement of the gover-
nor and his family could not go
without rebuttal."
Routinely, the governor is
seen on the commercial ferry be-
tween St. Thomas and St. John,
Greaux added.


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St. John Mosquito Fogging Is Aug. 11
St. John Tradewinds
Department of Health's Environmental Health Division will
continue fogging this week in the aftermath of increased rains ter-
ritory-wide, Commissioner Julia Sheen announced last week.
The department routinely fogs following heavy rains because of
the inherent increase in the mosquito population and to help low-
er the risk for Dengue Fever and other mosquito-borne illnesses,
Sheen explained.
"Residents should understand that fogging alone does not kill
off the mosquito that transmits Dengue," she said. "Moreover,
fogging too soon following rains is ineffective as mosquitoes lay
their eggs in stagnant water and it takes at least two weeks for
those egos to hatch."
The fogging is being conducted in phases at times alternating
between both districts from 6 to 9 p.m. The program kicked off
Thursday, August 5, and will wrap up on August 13. On St. John,
fogging will be on Wednesday, August 11, in both Cruz Bay and
Coral Bay.
Additional schedules will follow throughout the hurricane sea-
son which ends November 30.
Dengue Fever is caused by a virus transmitted by the Aedes
I',.\ ', mosquito which can breed in man-made receptacles such
as flower pots, pet dishes, and in areas of abandoned vehicles and
tires where water can collect.
Health officials continue to urge residents to scour their yards
after heavy rains and empty out receptacles that hold stagnant wa-
ter. Residents can report large pools of stagnant water to Environ-
mental Health Division in St. Thomas/St. John district at 774-9000
ext. 462 or 715-5111.
Sheen also reminded healthcare providers that Dengue Fever is
a reportable disease and all medical agencies, clinics and private
physicians territory-wide are required to report any such cases to
DOH Epidemiologist Dr. Eugene Tull.
Residents with asthma and other respiratory problems, or indi-
viduals with compromised immune systems, are urged to take the
necessary precautions such as keeping windows closed to ensure
that their health is not compromised when fogging is conducted in
their neighborhood.

IEKHS Orientation Schedule Set
Department of Education's St. Thomas/St. John District Super-
intendent Jeanette Smith-Barry announced important dates and
orientation schedules for district public junior and senior high
schools in anticipation of the 2010-2011 school year.
Ivanna Eudora Kean High School identification photos will be
taken as follows:
Ninth graders (It is mandatory that all ninth graders report
for identification photos)
Wednesday, August 18, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Last
names beginning with A-H
Thursday, August 19, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Last names
beginning with I-P
Friday, August 20, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Last names
beginning with R-Z
Monday, August 23, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All 10th,
11th, and 12th Graders
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Graders
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Friday, August 27, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. New 9th Graders and
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"A serious miscarriage of justice will occur
if Ward's conviction stands since the verdict
is hinged on uncorroborated confessions al-
legedly made by Ward to a series of individu-
als, whose testimony was impeached and who
each had a bias against Ward."
V.I. Superior Court Judge Brenda Hollar.


"The government is reviewing and digesting
the order to determine what its next steps will
be."
Sara Lezama, DOJ spokesperson.


Jahlil Ward


Kamal Thomas


Anselmo Boston


Jahlil Ward Granted Third Trial for Cockayne Murder

Kamal Thomas and Anselmo Boston Face Sentencing on August 30


By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
More than three years after
21-year-old Jamie Cockayne was
stabbed to death on a Cruz Bay
street, V.I. Superior Court Judge
Brenda Hollar ordered a new trial
for the man who has already been
convicted of the murder by two
separate juries.
In an order handed down on July
23, Hollar granted Jahlil Ward, 22,
of Estate Gifft Hill a new trial due
to a prosecutorial error.
This is the second time Hol-
lar has granted Ward a new trial.
He was convicted of first degree
murder in October 2008, a ruling
which Hollar threw out in April
2009. Then the jury in Ward's sec-
ond trial, in December 2009, hand-
ed down a second-degree murder
verdict.
Ward filed another motion for a
new trial in January 2010 claiming
he did not get a fair trial due to er-
rors on behalf of the prosecution in
admitting unredacted statements
and excluding a different state-
ment from evidence.
"A serious miscarriage of jus-
tice will occur if Ward's conviction
stands since the verdict is hinged
on uncorroborated confessions al-
legedly made by Ward to a series
of individuals, whose testimony
was impeached and who each had
a bias against Ward," according to
Hollar's July 23 opinion agreeing
with Ward's motion.
Hollar has not set a date for
Ward's third trial, but she did
schedule sentencing for two men


who were convicted of assaulting
Cockayne hours before he was
stabbed to death.
Kamal Thomas and Anselmo
Boston, who were both convicted
of third-degree assault and weap-
ons charges, will be sentenced on
August 30.
For Thomas, 21, and Boston,
34, that should mark the end of
the road for trials, appeals and mo-
tions. For Ward and the Cockayne
family, their years-long journey
through the Virgin Islands justice
system continues.
Hollar had not set a date yet
for Ward's third trial and V.I. De-
partment of Justice officials were
still considering their options as of
press time.
"The government is review-
ing and digesting the order to de-
termine what its next steps will
be," said DOJ spokesperson Sara
Lezama.
Cockayne, a Pennsylvania resi-
dent, had lived on St. John for sev-
eral months when he had a run-in
with Thomas, Boston and Ward in
the former Cruz Bay nightclub the
Front Yard Bar.
On the night of June 18, 2007,
Cockayne got into an altercation
with the three St. John men in-
side the bar. The men, each carry-
ing sticks, followed Cockayne up
the street toward Dolphin Market
where they surrounded him and
beat him.
Several hours later, during the
early morning hours of June 19,
2007, Ward followed Cockayne up
the street and stabbed him to death


outside of the Fashion Palace, ac-
cording to prosecutors.
Ward stabbed Cockayne several
times, including a fatal blow in the
femoral artery, before fleeing on
foot, and asking a resident in the
area for a ride, prosecutors alleged
during both trials.
Cockayne was found on the
street in Cruz Bay bleeding pro-
fusely and died before emergency
medical officials arrived at the
scene.
In the wake of the 2007 mur-
der, Cockayne's parents lambasted
the V.I. Police Department in the
national media for what they be-
lieved to be shoddy investigative
work. Appearing on national tele-
vision shows like Larry King Live
and Greta van Susteren's On the
Record, the Cockaynes demanded
"Justice for Jamie," a cry for which
they continue to call.
Thomas and Boston were arrest-
ed in August 2007 and Ward was
arrested almost a year later, in June
2008. All three men were initially
slapped with first degree murder,
first degree assault and weapons
charges. They all faced the same
jury in their first trial, which was
joined, in October 2008.
That jury found Ward alone
guilty of first degree murder, with
Thomas and Boston guilty of third-
degree assault and weapons charg-
es. After the verdicts were handed
down attorneys for all three men
filed motions for new trials.
Ward's conviction was over-
turned when prosecutors handed
over a statement from a convict


who was in a jail cell next to
Thomas. Daryl Martens was in-
terviewed by the prosecution in
September 2007, and stated that
Thomas had confessed to the mur-
der. Prosecutors, however, didn't
hand that piece of evidence over to
Ward's attorney until four months
after the conviction.
Thomas and Boston were grant-
ed new trials after it was revealed
that the Cockayne family had paid
reward money to several witnesses
who had testified during the trial.
This time around, Ward's trial
was separated from that of Thomas
and Boston. Ward faced his second



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jury in December 2009, and was
convicted of second degree mur-
der, assault and using a dangerous
weapons during the commission of
a crime of violence.
Boston and Thomas faced their
second jury in March 2010 and
were both found guilty of simple
assault, third degree assault, and
weapons charges. Thomas alone
was also convicted of obstruction
of justice and threatening wit-
nesses.
Thomas and Ward are both still
injail at the Bureau of Corrections
on St. Thomas, while Boston re-
mains out on $75,000 bail.



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Lette rs ................................12
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St. John Tradewinds
For the many local residents
coping with a family member's
mental illness, the lack of local
services and support groups can be
devastating.
Part-time Love City resident
Kathleen Campbell is looking to
change that reality by starting a St.
John chapter of the National Alli-
ance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
"I am hoping to help families
who are dealing with mental ill-
ness," said Campbell. "To help
them understand what it is they
are dealing with, to help them be
better equipped to seek out treat-
ment for their family members and
empower them so they can ask for
what they need."
Campbell, originally from
Bucks County, Pennsylvania, got
involved with the national orga-
nization about 14 years ago after
a personal experience with mental
illness.
"My father had schizophrenia,
which was very traumatic, and
then I had some personal experi-
ences and realized how difficult it
is for family members to cope,"
she said.
Started in 1979, today NAMI
has about 200,000 members across
the United States and another
1,000 affiliate members in Puerto


"Family members can be really resourceful
once they know what they're dealing with.
There is a lack of information about these
illnesses and these illnesses can be really


complex."


Kathleen Campbell,
part-time St. John resident


Rico and the Virgin Islands, ac-
cording to Campbell.
The association focuses on em-
powerment and equips members
with the tools they need to advo-
cate for their loved ones suffering
with mental illness, Campbell ex-
plained.
"NAMI is a support, educa-
tion and advocacy group for peo-
ple with mental illness and their
families or caregivers," she said.
"While there is a support group in
St. Thomas, what they don't have
is the education program. It was
the education program which re-
ally transformed our local affiliate
here in Bucks County."
"The education program is real-
ly what empowers family members
to be better advocates fortheirfam-
ily members and it results in better
mental health care for them and for
our country," Campbell said. "The
education is key because it gives
you the tools you need to move


forward. We have support groups
here in Bucks County, but we get
a lot more people in the education
groups because there is a lot of
misinformation out there."
Through NAMI, Campbell
leads a 12-week education class,
which takes a wholistic approach
from educating about specific
mental illnesses to hosting empa-
thy workshops.
"Family members can be really
resourceful once they know what
they're dealing with," said Camp-
bell. "There is a lack of informa-
tion about these illnesses and these
illnesses can be really complex."
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Young Writers Camp students shared their poetry and prose during an end of session
performance at St. John School of the Arts.



Budding Authors Show off Skills Honed


at Three-week Young Writers Camp


By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
The V.I. Summer Creative
Writing Program's Young Writ-
ers Camp went to the birds last
month.
The three-week summer camp
led by VISCWP founder and di-
rector Coreen Samuel wrapped up
on Friday, July 30, with an end of
session performance at St. John
School of the Arts where students
recited poetry, prose, performed a
dramatic piece and joined together
for a musical performance.
"This is a very important camp
and we're very excited to be a
partner in this," said SJSA execu-
tive director Jan Kinder.
Samuel launched the camp
three years ago after seeing what
a difference cultural-based writ-
ing programs had on her students
stateside, she explained.
"I was doing this up in the states
when I thought how we have to do
this here," said Samuel. "Three
years ago, with the help of Pas-
tor Sampson, we started the camp
with a small group of students at
the Lutheran Church hall. The idea
was to nurture the young writers
using their culture and the resourc-
es available here in the beautiful
Virgin Islands."
Since then Samuel has watched
the camp continually grow in
popularity and has partnered with
SJSA for the past two years to ex-
pand the children's opportunities.
"We've grown, but we haven't


Writing campers joined in on drums and xylophone
during the end of camp performance on July 30.


run out of ideas," said Samuel.
"There is a lot we can learn about
our culture and writing in different
styles."
This year the camp focused on
birds and was expanded to include
an afternoon segment with instruc-
tion in dramatic arts, drumming,
African dance and more.
For the morning portion of the
camp, students practiced their
ornithology skills, exploring the
V.I. National Park with education
specialist Laurel Brannick and
were lucky enough to spot a rare
bird, not seen on St. John shores
in years.
The ruddy duck had been unre-
ported on St. John for almost two


decades before VISCWP Young
Writers' Camp students spotted
one along the Francis Bay walking
trail last month, explained Bran-
nick.
In addition to the exciting find,
campers also brushed up on their
identification skills and got a lot of
use out of their bird field guides,
according to Samuel.
"This year we focused on birds
and we came up with different
ways to get the kids interested in
birds around here," said Samuel.
"We had them quiet down and
listen to the birds and we went on
long treks with bird expert Laurel
Brannick. Using their field guides,
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- Offering Help to Substance Abusers and Families


By Andrea Milam
St. John Tradewinds
The often forgotten population
of alcohol and substance abusers
on St. John and their families
- now have a place to turn thanks
to recent efforts by the Council on
Alcoholism and Drug Dependency
St. Thomas-St. John (COAST) to
extend their outreach to St. John.
The non-profit organization,
which was originally established
in 1975, has been reemerging over
the past two years after all but
closing its doors in 2004. COAST
extended its presence to St. John
with the recent opening of a St.
John office, located at the Market-
place, headed up by program man-
ager Hadiya Silcott.
"We're really trying to accom-
plish full expansion of our services
to the island of St. John, so we're
offering the same counseling and
advocacy services here that we do
on St. Thomas for families suffer-
ing from substance abuse," said
Silcott. "We provide direct ser-
vices to people who are abusing
substances and alcohol, as well
as counseling for family members
because it's a holistic problem."
Those in the St. Thomas-St.
John district suffering from an ad-
diction problem and their family
members only have to call COAST
to get the ball rolling, explained
the organization's executive direc-
tor, Shelley Williams, who came


to COAST in late 2008 fresh off
her post as director of the St. John
Community Crisis Center.
COAST partners with Alcohol-
ics Anonymous, Al-Anon and Nar-
cotics Anonymous, and they offer
mental health counseling. The or-
ganization hopes to eventually be
able to offer residential treatment,
which is sorely lacking in the terri-
tory, explained Williams.
"At the SJCCC, I identified that
many of our clients who needed
our assistance were unable to re-
ceive comprehensive help from us
because of the fact that they were
suffering from substance abuse or
alcoholism," said the COAST ex-
ecutive director. "I'd try to send
people from St. John to The Vil-
lage, which offers residential re-
habilitation in St. Croix, but often
times their beds were full. We had
very limited bed space for indi-
viduals who don't have insurance
to go to a residential facility state-
side."
Williams is currently compiling
a funding proposal for the imple-
mentation of a residential treat-
ment facility in the St. Thomas-St.
John district, she added.
COAST is attempting to tackle
the problems of drug and alcohol
abuse in the territory in a holis-
tic way, with numerous outreach
programs. The VI.'s lax attitude
toward alcohol can lead to teenag-
ers trying alcohol a younger and


younger age, which COAST hopes
to combat with outreach in local
schools, explained Silcott.
"We have a very tolerant com-
munity when it comes to alcohol,
so we want to talk about it in the
schools," she said. "We want to
teach the students how to make
good decisions, and how you can
identify if you have a problem."
COAST also provides training
to businesses which sell alcohol in
an attempt to teach them the im-
portance of asking for ID, and how
to identify fake IDs.
"It's part of our culture to be re-
laxed, but we really need to check
for IDs," said Silcott. "A lot of
people look like they could be 18,
but they're not. We want to empha-
size that with local businesses."
COAST's holistic approach also
includes a program to help former
inmates to reintegrate into society,
efforts to change local policy re-
garding drugs and alcohol, and as-
sistance for victims of crime. The
agency is looking for volunteers
to assist in its St. John operations,
and also to act as mentors for re-
cently released prisoners. To seek
help, or to volunteer with COAST,
contact Silcott at 775-1255, or the
St. Thomas office at 775-3161.
"Just give us a call," said Sil-
cott. "Let us figure out how best
we can help you. We will connect
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SWIMMING, BIKING AND RUNNING

It's Time To Get Ready for 12th Annual Love City Triathlon


By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
It's time to dust off those running shoes,
clean off the swim goggles and get those bi-
cycle gears checked.
The St. John Land Sharks is hosting the
12th annual Love City Triathlon on Sunday,
September 5, at 7 a.m. Participants can com-
pete solo or in teams of three or two with
one person both running and swimming.
For participants who just want to run and
swim, race officials are offering an Aqua-
thon this year as well. No teams will be al-
lowed to compete in the Aquathon.
For those in the triathlon, the morning
will kick off with a half-mile swim consist-
ing of two triangle loops in Maho Bay. After
athletes get out of the ocean, they'll pick up
their bikes and pedal to Cruz Bay on North
Shore Road.
Bicyclers will then race up Centerline
Road and turn back onto North Shore Road
at the Colombo Yogurt stand. The 14-mile
bike race wraps up at Annaberg Sugar Plan-
tation where triathlete racers will ditch their
bikes and start the event's running portion


by hightailing it up the stairs.
Incorporating the Annaberg stairs has
become a part of the Love City Triathlon
tradition, thanks to the participants, not the
organizers.
"The first year we did it people gasped at
the stairs," said St. John Land Sharks presi-
dent Jude Woodcock. "Everyone hated it. So
the race committee decided to take the stairs
out, and we told people."
"Then the participants said they loved the
stairs," said Woodcock. "So we're keeping
the stairs and I think people really like hav-
ing that be part of the race."
After tackling the Annaberg stairs, the
triathlon runners will traverse a course be-
tween Francis Bay beach and Annaberg -
with a jaunt down the Leinster Bay trail as
well for a full four mile course.
Athletes taking part in the Aquathon will
have a different starting time than the triath-
lon racers, but their race will begin at Maho
Bay also.
After completing the same half-mile
triangle swimming course at Maho, Aqua-
thon participants will run a 3.4 mile course,


TRY THE TRI:
1/2-mile swim
14-mile bike
5K+ run

which will include the Annaberg stairs but
not the Leinster Bay trail.
While there are no teams allowed to com-
pete in the Aquathon, organizers have made
the running portion of the race just a little
more than 5 kilometers.
"We wanted to make the race a little more
user-friendly, so the run is just a bit more
than a 5K," said Woodcock. "But there are
no teams allowed for the Aquathon, you
must do both the run and the swim."
Organizers are capping the race at 100
participants, so athletes are encouraged to
register early. On St. John stop by the Tap
Room to register $35 for solo entries and
$30 each for team members. On St. Thomas
registration is available at all three Carib-
bean Surf Company locations.


Registration is open until September 4 or
until 100 participants sign up and there will
be no registration the day of the race.
There is a mandatory pre-race meeting
for all participants on Saturday evening,
September 4, at the Maho Bay Campground
pavilion from 4 to 5:30 p.m. T-shirts and
race numbers will be distributed at the meet-
ing.
The St. John Land Sharks is also hosting
a post-race beach picnic and awards cere-
mony at Francis Bay following the race.
While the race is the perfect way to
take advantage of all St. John has to offer,
the views aren't bad either, Woodcock ex-
plained.
"I think spectators come out because you
can see a lot of hot bodies and girls and boys
running nearly naked," she said. "With the
swimming, biking and running, it's just a
great way to take advantage of our island."
As one of a few events of its kind in
the Virgin Islands, the Love City Triathlon
draws participants from the BVIs, Nevis, St.
Martin and other nearby islands.
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the Bureau
of Corrections pending further
court action.


Head Start Parent Orientation Aug. 20
The Department of Human Services Head Start Program will
be conducting a parent orientation for the parents of new and re-
turning students on St. John on Friday, August 20, at the Julius E.
Sprauve School cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
For more information contact DeShawn Williams at 774-2445,
ext. 237.

Political Advertising Reminder Issued
Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner
Robert Mathes reminded the public that pursuant to the V.I. Rules
and Regulations of the Historic Preservation Commission Title 29
Chapter 3, Section 281-11 2(H), "no political signs or advertising
of any type is allowed within the historic districts."
Posters, banners and bumper stickers that have been erected
within these Historic Districts are to be removed immediately. For
descriptions of boundaries and maps contact the State Historic
Preservation Office at 776-8605.




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Pan Dragons Summer Graduates Perform

Impressively at First Official Concert


St. John Tradewinds
Love City Pan Dragons' newest panists showed off
their musical skills at a performance on Thursday af-
ternoon, July 29, at the pan yard in Cruz Bay.
About 22 students between the ages of 5 and 17 -
a few barely able to see over the steel pans took
part in the Pan Dragon's six-week summer program
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from the Cruz Bay fire station, the Pan Dragons' sum-
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Pan Dragons organizers hope at least a few of the
summer session participants will join the group in its
performance next performance season, which kicks
off on September 3. Pan Dragons practices are on Fri-
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St. John Tradewinds, August 9-22, 2010 9


Runoff Backup from VIWMA Treatment

Plant Continues To Plague Roadway


By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
In the wake of recent heavy rainfalls which
drenched St. John, one high-traffic area of South
Shore Road has yet to completely drain.
The drainage channel in front of the entrance to
The Marketplace has been flooded for more than two
weeks with brown, muddy water, deep potholes and
high traffic making the area a mess for drivers and
pedestrians alike.
While the water comes from the gut above The
Marketplace, it is the backup at V.I. Waste Manage-
ment Authority's Cruz Bay waste water treatment
plant that is causing the flooding on the road, accord-
ing to a former Federal Highway Administration en-
gineer.
"The drainage backup through the waste wa-
ter plant site is causing the flooding in front of The
Marketplace," said Jerry Runyon. "I was under the
impression that this gut outlet improvement was sup-
posed to be done with the construction of the sew-
age treatment plant, but I guess was never included
in their work."
"This outlet is important to be kept clean and open
as it is the upland area's drainage basin main outlet,"
said Runyon. "Blockage here affects both pedestrian
and vehicle traffic causing hazardous conditions."
Improvement to the gut has apparently been on the
drawing board for years, but now is the perfect time to
get the project completed, Runyon added.
"This is a long over-due project, which should


St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jerry Runyon


Drainage backup at the Cruz Bay waste
water treatment facility creates a mess near
the entrance to The Marketplace.


have been made a part of the present stimulus project
on Route 104," said the former FHA engineer. "And,
if not, it should be included with the ongoing proj-
ect. With the ARRA stimulus package presently being
administered though the Department of Public Works
for the improvement of Route 104, this would be a
good time to address this problem with two agencies
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Treasure Map "Win a Trip Back" Villa To be Furnished by Catered To...Vacation Homes


By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
One lucky family will be living
large in a luxury villa next summer
thanks to St. John Treasure Map
and Catered To...Vacation Homes.
Launched by Jennifer Knowles
and Denise Barbier last year, the
St. John Treasure Map has proven
to be a popular activity for numer-
ous visitors. Both a guide to the
island and an actual activity which
takes people across the island to
find answers to several riddles and
questions, the map has also been
popular with local businesses.
Each family which completed
all five of the treasure hunts and
solved the riddle was eligible for
a chance to win a free trip back
to St. John, complete with a free
villa, rental car, gift certificates to
local eateries and more.


Out of the six villa management
companies which advertised on
the map last year, Catered To was
drawn at random to supply a week-
long villa stay valued at $3,500.
In exchange for that, the villa
will be featured on the Island Trea-
sure Map website and Catered To...
Vacation Homes will also receive
a complimentary ad on next year's
map, explained Knowles.
The family's name will be
drawn in mid-December, so some-
one is surely in for an early holi-
day present in a few months.
This is the last year the treasure
hunts will be used as a basis for
the Treasure Map give-away. Bar-
bier and Knowles have been busy
getting the 2011 St. John Treasure
Map organized and have devised a
new way for people to win a return
trip.


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St. John Treasure Map owners Denise Barbier, far left,
and Jenn Knowles, far right, pose with Catered To staff.


Instead of filling out a treasure
hunt, participants will share their
favorite photographs of St. John,
which will be posted on www.Is-
landTreasureMaps.com, and the


public will vote for a winner each
month. At the end of next year,
one name out of the 12 photogra-
phy winners will win the St. John
vacation.


"We got a lot of feedback this
year," said Knowles. "People
loved the treasure map. The only
issue was that people didn't want
to spend five days of their vacation
doing all of the treasure hunts."
"So we're keeping the activities
and we're adding a few like a retail
crossword puzzle and a restaurant
word search," Knowles said.
There are still treasure hunts
on the map, three in the new ver-
sion instead of five, and Knowles
and Barbier plan to expand their
website with YouTube videos and
more.
So keep an eye out for the new
St. John Treasure Map and check
out www.islandtreasuremaps.com
to see what's new at the web-
site. For more information call
Knowles at 626-255 or Barbier at
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Rotary Club of St.
John members including
president Bruce Munro,
center, pose with new
District Governor Diana
White, second from right.


St. John Tradewinds News
Photo by Jaime Elliott


Rotary Club Welcomes District Gov. Diana White


By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
Rotary Club of St. John mem-
bers welcomed new District Gov-
ernor Diana White on her first
official visit to the club for their
meeting on Friday, July 30, at the
Westin Resort and Villas.
White is the first female gov-
ernor of the Northern Caribbean
District, which includes the U.S.
Virgin Islands. Originally from
England, White traveled across
the globe as a banking official
for Barclays before settling on St.
Thomas 25 years ago.
She first joined Rotary Interna-
tional in 1979 and has been an ac-


tive member ever since. White is
a Paul Harris Fellow and a former
Rotary International director and
assistant governor for the district.
Since being sworn in as Dis-
trict Governor several weeks ago,
White has been traveling exten-
sively and relished the opportuni-
ty to meet with the St. John group
close to home.
"It's great to be back home and
making this official visit to St.
John," said White.
Clubs will focus this year on
making Rotary bigger, better and
bolder.
"We want to explain to the
world what Rotary does, which is


build communities and bridge con-
tinents," she said. "The projects
we do are our advertisements."
Rotary International is also
looking to increase its member-
ship, especially among younger
citizens, White added.
White was also on hand to
swear in new officers of the Ro-
tary Club of St. John, including
Bruce Munro as president, and
Bob Schlessinger as vice presi-
dent, president-elect and secre-
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Letters to St. John Tradewinds


Celebrate America The Hypocrite

The NBC Evening News reported last night, July 20, that a woman
in the U.S. Department of Agriculture was fired for speaking in public
of her own personal moral growth in moving away from a desire to
(reversely) discriminate.
According to the report, only the discriminatory desire was selec-
tively aired by one or more other media outlets, apparently in order
to negatively portray the woman and the organization (NAACP) she
was addressing.
It seems this slanted news item got her promptly fired. And the fir-
ing stands, at least as of the time of the NBC report, even though the
fuller story placing her remarks in context emerged soon after.
This is precisely America the hyper hypocrite: in an acute, and also
chronic, state of psychological denial of her own deep and abiding
prejudice, she jumps at the chance to denigrate by casting an example
of moral growth in tolerance and respect as an example of intolerance
- the sort of behavior that she, America, (by which she means the
United States) does not tolerate.
"Political correctness" is a pejorative term employed to castigate
as hypocritical the social and legal pressures for tolerance and respect
for difference, which it seems those who employ the term are against.
The true hypocrisy (this is not an oxymoron) is displayed by those
who make ostensibly politically correct sanctimonious condemna-
tions in a game of"gotcha" or as an excuse for deliberately obtuse in-
comprehension of the moral growth this country desperately needs.
Nicholas Childs




ISLAND NOTES
from the publisher


S.F.
You're in my thoughts daily.
-MN


I would like to make a few comments about Mr.
Andrew Rutnik's recent "Just My Opinion" column,
the one entitled "Women's Rights."
Mr. Rutnik states his thoughts about a number of
women's rights that he believes should be more wide-
ly acknowledged and respected. I would like to con-
sider the first of these: that the mother of an unborn
child is the sole person who has the right to decide
whether that unborn child should be aborted or not, in
the case of an unwanted or unplanned for pregnancy.
One of the foundational assumptions that Mr. Rut-
nik makes is that the state "... cannot take control of a
fertilized egg and call it a citizen."
At least two things are being said here. One ap-
pears to be that an egg produced by a female human
body, and that has later been fertilized by a sperm cell
produced by a male human body, is something other
than a human being.
However, scientists tell us a couple of things in this
regard. First of all, if the DNA molecule in the fertil-
ized egg is analyzed, it is always found to be a human
DNA molecule. In fact, if the fertilized egg is allowed
to grow to the point where a baby is bor, and the
DNA molecule taken from any cell of that newborn
child is analyzed, it will be found to be identical to
the DNA of that very first cell, the cell we have called
the fertilized egg.
The second thing that scientists tell us is that if a
DNA molecule is taken from a cell of the mother, and
then compared with the DNA molecule of the fertil-
ized egg, they will be found to be different.
In other words, both DNA molecules will definite-
ly be found to derive from human beings, and further,
from two different human beings.
It is certainly true that a fertilized human egg looks
very different from the various human beings that
Mr. Rutnik and I see every day, but we would both
have to admit that there was a time many years ago
when he and I looked exactly like a fertilized human
egg. We would say this because we know that this
is what human beings look like when they are very,
very young.
A year or so later, human beings are called infants,
and their appearance has changed quite dramatically.
We are not surprised at this because we know that this


is what human beings look like a few months after
birth.
Then, some 60 or 70 years later, when the same
human beings get to be the ages of Mr. Rutnik and
me, one sees another very dramatic change in appear-
ance. Again, no surprise, because everybody knows
that that's what older human beings look like.
So, when Mr. Rutnik says that the state cannot call
a fertilized egg a citizen, I'm sure that he does not
mean to say that the egg is not a human being. This
would contradict what scientists tell us.
No, I believe it is more likely that Mr. Rutnik is
saying that when human beings are very, very young
they do not deserve to be afforded the same legal pro-
tections that he and I enjoy; in particular, they do not
have any particular legal right to life.
So, if the mother of a very, very young human de-
cides to take the life of that little one in the case of
an unwanted or unplanned for pregnancy the state
is correct when it says that no legal offense has been
committed.
I don't agree that very, very young human beings
have no innate right to life, and if I understand some
of the other statements that Mr. Rutnik makes cor-
rectly, I don't believe he does either.
For example, he states quite correctly that, "The
right of a human to exist as a separate and unique be-
ing from the state is a basic right for all humanity."
The scientists tell us that very, very young human
beings are...human beings. So clearly Mr. Rutnik and
I agree that these very young folks have this basic hu-
man right to exist just as certainly as he and I do.
As another example, Mr. Rutnik tells us that, "The
real issue is not pro-choice or pro-life, but pro-hu-
man." Though this is not quite the way that I would
phrase it, it does remind us of the point that I hope
that I am bringing forward: the most important ques-
tion we should ask ourselves in discussions like this
is "What is the 'pro-human' aspect?"
So, in any discussion concerning who has the right
to condemn a very, very young human being to death,
in the case of an unwanted or unplanned for pregnan-
cy, I believe that science and a bit of thought must
lead us to believe that no one has that right.
Steven Bass


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The Basic Human Right to Existence


Keeping Track of Crime


2009 2010 TO-DATE
Homicides: 1 Homicides: 0

Shootings: 0 Shootings: 0
Stabbings: 0 Stabbings: 0
Armed Robberies: 5 Armed Robberies: 1
Arsons: 0 Arsons: 0

1st Degree Burglaries: 6 1st Degree Burglaries: 2
2nd Degree Burglaries: 17 2nd Degree Burglaries: 16
3rd Degree Burglaries: 70 3rd Degree Burglaries: 52
Grand Larcenies: 67 Grand Larcenies: 36

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St. John Police Report


The St. John Roadway Committee is acutely aware
that funding sources, even for planning, may not be
readily available now or in the near future given the
current fiscal limitations. However, the Committee
feels that some funding must be designated and dedi-
cated to planning. We feel the St. John Capital Im-
provement Fund is the answer to our planning needs.
While many roadway and transportation issues
have been discussed directly with government offi-
cials during our meetings, including written reports,
we have concluded that few, if any, have been ade-
quately address in a way that gives this Committee,
and thus the residents of St. John, any hope that our
concerns are being taken as a priority by the Admin-
istration.
The Committee therefore requests timely answers
to these questions:
What are the immediate plans of the Administra-
tion in regard to necessary road repairs on St. John
and what budgeted funds have been set aside for this
purpose?
What are the intermediate plans (1 to 3 years)?
What are the long-term plans (up to 10 years)?
The Committee specifically recommends action
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Route 105 (in front of FirstBank) to the corer of Hill-
top Street. This has been a safety issue for many years
which should be addressed as it affects the safety of
all residents, including school children and visitors.
Improve Route 10 (Centerline Road) by installing
road striping and safety signage along its length from
Cruz Bay to Coral Bay (approximately eight miles).
This is a major safety issue for all residents and visi-
tors and must be addressed immediately.
Begin an engineering survey and study to redesign
Route 10 (Centerline Road) from Cruz Bay to Cath-
erineberg in anticipation of the building of the new
school in Catherineberg. This is a plan which should
be started immediately but may be considered an in-
termediate priority (1 to 3 years) to complete.
These, and many other important roadway issues
have been addressed by the Committee. We feel that
the above mentioned issues should be addressed as
soon as possible.
Norman Gledhill
Chairman
St. John Roadway Committee



OBITUARY:

Susan E. Connair
St. John Tradewinds
Susan Eileen Connair, a sister,
a mother, an aunt and a friend, lost
her one-year battle with cancer on
July 22 at 3:22 p.m. She will be
missed by many.
Susan left behind her son Josh
f and joined her daughter Jassie. She
is also survived by her two sisters,
Mary Jane and Joanne; three broth-
ers, Daniel, Tim and Sean; aunts
and uncles too numerous to name;
Providers eight neices and newphews includ-
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dozens; and her dear friend Marcia
Hedlund.
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Friday, July 23
4:15 p.m. An Estate Enighed resident
p/r she has been receiving threatening
phone messages. Telephone harassment.
5:13 p.m A citizen c/r a larceny at
Mongoose Junction. Grand larceny.
7:05 p.m. An Estate Enighed resident
r/a larceny. Grand larceny.
Saturday, July 24
2:04 p.m. A citizen c/requesting
police assistance in the area of Estate
Enighed. Police assistance.
3:19 p.m. A citizen c/r he was as-
saulted in the area of Coral Bay. Distur-
bance of the peace.
5:38 p.m. A citizen c/r her villa was
broken into in Estate Chocolate Hole.
Burglary in the third.
5:43 p.m. A citizen c/r that his villa
was broken into in the area of Rock Ridge
Road. Burglary in the third.
7:27 p.m. A citizen c/r that her villa
was broken into in the area of Estate
Chocolate Hole. Burglary in the third.
8:22 p.m. A citizen c/r that his villa
was broken into in the area of Rock Ridge
Road. Burglary in the third.
9:50 p.m. Badge #255 p/ with one
Nahim Jolly of Estate Grunwald, under
arrest and charged with four counts of
burglary in the third and possession of
stolen property after he was found leaving
Rock Ridge Road where burglaries were
reported and in possession of stolen prop-
erty from the burglaries.
10:50 p.m. Acitizen c/r a hit and run.
Auto accident.
Sunday, July 25
3:49 a.m. A citizen r/ a woman
screaming in the road. Disturbance of the
peace.
9:00 a.m. An Estate Enighed resident
p/r that he is being threatened by a male.
Disturbance of the peace, threats.
10:21 a.m. An Estate Carolina resi-
dent p/r items missing from his residence.
Grand larceny.
11:49 a.m. Acitizen c/r hearing shots
fired in the area of Coral Bay. Illegal dis-
charge of firearm.
Monday, July 26
7:46 a.m. An Estate Contant resident
p/r that she is being threatened by her land-
lord. Disturbance of the peace, threats.
8:08 a.m. An Estate Enighed resident
p/r that she wants her baby back from her
ex-boyfriend. Police assistance.
10:15 a.m. An Estate Chocolate Hole
resident p/r that she was threatened by
her co-worker. Disturbance of the peace,
threats.
6:12 p.m. An Estate Contant resident
p/r that someone threatened to sue her. Po-
lice assistance.
7:55 p.m. An Estate Spring Garden
resident c/r a disturbance. Assault in the
third.
Tuesday, July 27
6:40 a.m. A citizen c/r someone caus-
ing a disturbance in Coral Bay. Distur-
bance of the peace.
9:09 a.m. A citizen p/r that he was
verbally abused in Coral Bay. Disturbance
of the peace.
12:22 p.m. Acitizen c/r that a female
was bleeding from her hand. Accidental
injury.
2:53 p.m. An Estate Bethany resident
c/r a larceny. Grand larceny.
10:30 p.m. An Estate Adrian resident
p/r that someone stole his backpack from
his Jeep. Grand larceny.


Wednesday, July 28
5:55 p.m. A visitor from Maine p/r
that money from his wallet and his cell-
phone were stolen from his vehicle. Grand
larceny.
7:42 p.m. Badge #117 p/ with one
Malik Cheatham at Jurgen Command
under arrest and charged with grand lar-
ceny. Bail was set at $35,000 by order of
the court.
He was transported to the Bureau of
Corrections on St. Thomas.
Thursday, July 29
11:45 a.m. A citizen p/r that his
neighbor plays loud music. Disturbance
of the peace.
6:44 p.m. An employee of Island
Blues c/r a disturbance. Disturbance of
the peace.
Friday, July 30
6:30 p.m. An Estate Emmaus resident
c/r that someone damaged his vehicle.
Damage to a vehicle.
7:11 p.m. An Estate Bordeaux resi-
dent c/r that her home was broken into.
Burglary in the third.
7:11 p.m. An Estate Bordeaux resi-
dent r that her residence was broken into
and ransacked. Burglary in the third.
7:43 p.m. A citizen c/r that she was
involved in an auto accident in the area of
Supreme Corner. Auto accident.
Saturday, July 31
3:15 a.m. An Estate Enighed resident
c/r that a bar owner acted in an aggressive
way toward her. Disturbance of the peace.
Sunday, August 1
2:06 p.m. A citizen c/r an auto ac-
cident in the area of Trunk Bay. Auto ac-
cident.
11:40 p.m. A citizen c/r that his ve-
hicle was removed. Unauthorized use of
a vehicle.
Monday, August 2
12:45 a.m. Badge #196 p at Jurgen
Command with one Irvin Marsh of Estate
Pastory under arrest and charged with
simple possession and resisting arrest af-
ter he was observed rolling a green leafy
substance, what appeared to be marijuana,
in the area of the Cruz Bay ferry dock.
Bail was set at $1,000.
8:20 a.m. A guest at the Westin Re-
sort and Villas r/ that his car was broken
into. Grand larceny.
11:06 a.m. An Estate Freeman's
Ground resident p/r that his wife threat-
ened him. Disturbance of the peace,
threats.
11:15 a.m. A citizen c/r that a man
threw water in her face in the area of Cruz
Bay. Assault in the third.
12:00 p.m. Badge #117 p/ at Jurgen
Command with one David Queely under
arrest and charged with appropriating lost
property. Bail was set at $35,000.
10:05 p.m. Acitizen c/r that a female
was screaming in the area of Supreme
Corer. Disturbance of the peace.
Tuesday, August 3
9:04 a.m. An employee of Margarita
Phil's c/r a burglary. Burglary in the third.
11:23 a.m. A citizen c/r an auto acci-
dent in the parking lot of The Lumberyard.
Auto accident.
Wednesday, August 4
9:00 a.m. A St. Thomas resident p/r
an auto accident in the area of W&W Fast
Food. Auto accident.
Thursday, August 5
8:54 a.m. A citizen r/ a larceny at
Grande Bay Resort. Grand larceny.


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Community Calendar



St. John Tradewinds welcomes notices of community-orient-
ed, not-for-profit events for inclusion in this weekly listing. Call
776-6496, e-mail editor@tradewinds.vi or fax 693-8885.


Sunday, August 15
It's the year of the Jubilee at St. Ursual's Church. The public
is invited to come and celebrate on Sunday, August 15, at a 3:30
p.m. concert featuring local artists. A blessing awaits! A free-will
offering will be accepted.
Friday, August 20
The Department of Human Services Head Start Program will
be conducting a parent orientation for the parents of new and re-
turning students on St. John on Friday, August 20, at the Julius E.
Sprauve School cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Tuesday, August 24
The Department of Tourism will host a two-day conference
to provide marketing and technical support to hotels in the terri-
tory with 50 rooms or less. The conference will take place on St.
Thomas on Tuesday, August 24, at the Windward Passage Hotel
from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 28
October will mark 10 years of HOPE's existence in the U.S.
Virgin Islands and to mark the occasion, the group is hosting a
gala on August 28 at Wyndham Sugar Bay at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 3
The Love City Pan Dragons Youth Steel Orchestra will begin
its 2010/2011 performance season on Friday, September 3, begin-
ning at 5 p.m.
Saturday, September 25
The St. John Animal Care Center is participating in the Ameri-
can Kennel Club's "Responsible Dog Ownership Day" on Satur-
day, September 25, at The Marketplace.
Monday, October 11
Using Sport For Social Change, in conjunction with the St.
John Community Foundation and the St. John Parks and Recre-
ation, will host its 2nd annual Just Play Day on October 11, from
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Cruz Bay.



ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS
Alcoholics Anonymous meets as scheduled: Sundays, 9:45
a.m. at Hawksnest Bay Beach; Closed meetings for alcohol-
ics only at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cruz Bay at 6 p.m
on Tuesday; Open meetings on Mondays, Wednesdays and
Friday at 6 p.m. at Nazareth Lutheran Church; Tuesdays,
Thursday and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at Moravian Church, Coral
Bay.
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS
Narcotics Anonymous has open meeting from 6:30 to 7:30
p.m. every Saturday at St. Ursula's Church.

AL-ANON MEETINGS
Al-Anon meets on St. John every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the
picnic table at the VINP ball field, and every Thursday at 5:30
p.m. at St. Ursula's Multi-purpose center.

ALATEEN MEETINGS
Alateen will meet on Mondays at St. Ursula's Church from
6 to 7 p.m. and is open to anyone interested in attending.


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For information on Devotions and Study
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7:30 p.m. Friday;
Study Circles 9 a.m. Sunday
776-6316, 776-6254

Bethany Moravian Church
Cruz Bay, St. John
11 a.m., Sunday School 776-6291

Calvary Baptist Church
13 ABC Coral Bay, 776-6304
Sunday School 10 a.m.,
Sunday evening 6 p.m.,
Thursday 7 p.m.

Christian Ministry
Cinnamon Bay Beach
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Sunday 8:30 a.m.

Christian Science Society
10:45 a.m. Sunday- Marketplace
Wednesday Testimonials
7:45 p.m. on last Wed. of Month

The Church of Jesus Christ
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Sun. 9 a.m., STT. 776-2379
Sun., 5 p.m., STJ, Lumberyard

Cruz Bay Baptist Church
Sunday 11 a.m., 6 p.m.
776-6315

Emmaus Moravian Church
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Jehovah's Witness
7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 7 p.m.
Saturday (Espaiol), 10 a.m. Sunday
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Missionary Baptist Church
9:30 a.m. Sunday Services, 10:45 Worship.
Tuesday 7 p.m.
Bible Study 693-8884

Nazareth Lutheran Church
Sunday 9 a.m., Sunday School 8 a.m.
776-6731

Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Sat. 6 p.m., Sun. 7:30 & 9:30 a.m.,
Spanish Mass 5:30 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 a.m.
776-6339

St. John Methodist Church
Sunday 10 a.m
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779-4477

St. John Pentecostal Church
Sunday 11:05 a.m., 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday Prayer 7:30 p.m.,
Thursday Bible Study 7:30 p.m.
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St. Ursula's Episcopal Church
Sunday, 7:15 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
Every 1st Sunday: Service 9:30 a.m.
Bible Class, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.
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St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Lauri Toth


Bartenders from across the island squared off in the 10th Annual Bar Wars on the Cruz
Bay beach in front of the Beach Bar, above.


Annual Bar Wars Raises Funds for ACC


St. John Tradewinds
The 10th Annual Bar Wars competition at the
Beach Bar on Saturday, July 31, raised much needed
funds for the St. John Animal Care Center.
Bar owners Cat and Allan MacPhee continued their
efforts to support the struggling shelter by hosting an
event which included several teams completing an
obstacle course on the sandy waterfront at the Beach
Bar in Cruz Bay.
The obstacle course, designed to test teams' bar-


tending and service skills, took participants through
water and sand challenges in a timed competition.
Teams progressed to the next round by winning, or
bribing the judges. "Bribe money" and other proceeds
were donated to the ACC.
Congratulations to all the spirited participants and
attendees, and kudos to the winning team, "Intoxica-
tion Station," which took home the coveted winner's
title from Morgan's Mango and Rhumb Lines by a
nose.


VIPD Honors Officers of the Month


St. John Tradewinds
The V.I. Police Department
hosted an Officer of the Month
ceremony Wednesday, July 28, on
St. Thomas.
Six St. Thomas and St. John of-
ficers were selected for the months
of March, April and May for their
achievements in the particular
months. Also, one officer was se-
lected for the month of June.
Supervisors heaped praises on
the selected officers, who were
voted the best in the monthly se-
lections. The officers received cer-
tificates, weekend hotel stays and
other giveaways from the Hotel
and Tourism Association and the
VIPD.
St. John Officers Honored
Officer Richard Dominguez was
chosen as one of the officers of the
month for March. He is the only
K-9 officer who lives on St. John
and is assigned to St. John. He and
his partner Ares, a German Shep-
pard, recently conducted a Canine
Training session for St. John offi-
cers. The training familiarized the
officers on the ways canines can
be utilized to retrieve and locate
persons or other items.
In March Officer Dominquez


St. John Tradewinds News Photo


Mary Gleason, Hotel and
Tourism Chairperson Marc
Langervin, St. John Deputy
Chief Darren Foy, Officer
Richard Dominquez and his
K-9 partner Ares, and Lt.
Lorraine Evans.


made three arrests. Two were
felony cases and one was a mis-
demeanor. Through his diligence,
more than $4,500 in jewelry and
other personal items previously
stolen were recovered. Officer
Dominguez is dedicated to police
work. He often helps his fellow
officers and is engaging and ap-
proachable to the St. John com-
munity.
Officer Dahlia Richardson was


chosen as one of the officers of the
month for April. She is assigned to
the Patrol Division of the Leander
Jurgen Command. An extrovert by
nature, the community regularly
sees her patrolling the Coral Bay
on a regular basis, communicating
and interacting with St. John resi-
dents.
Officer Richardson's methods
of community policing benefits
the VIPD as it helps to build com-
munity partnerships and relation-
ships. Her transition from a former
Police Auxiliary officer into a full
time officer exemplifies her dedi-
cation and commitment in a law
enforcement career.
Officer Sharon Bachan was hon-
ored as one of the officers of the
month for May. She is stationed
at Leander Jurgen Command. As
a former Police Auxiliary Officer
she has shown a readiness to ac-
cept the challenges of a law en-
forcement career.
In May Officer Bachan handled
seven arrests, including four mis-
demeanors, one incident and two
domestic violence cases. Addi-
tionally she assisted with traffic
enforcement initiatives which re-
sulted in 31 traffic citations.


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St. Ursula's Church Celebrating Jubilee on August 15


It's the year of the Jubilee at St. Ursu-
al's Church. The public is invited to come
and celebrate on Sunday, August 15, at a


3:30 p.m. concert featuring local artists.
A blessing awaits! A free-will offering
will be accepted.


National Alliance on Mental Illness Chapter on St. John


Continued from Page 4
coupled with a substance abuse issue.
"Many people have a hard time differen-
tiating between what is normal adolescence
and what is an illness," said Campbell. "So
we look at understanding these illnesses as
biological brain disorders and we look at
the biology of recovery. We give them skills
and empathy workshops, problem solving
workshops and self-care workshops."
Campbell has been trained to train NAMI
teachers and is leading a course on St. John
in November. She is hoping to train four
teachers each from St. Croix, St. Thomas
and St. John and is still looking for the Love
City participants.
The only requirement for the 12-week
course is that all participants must be family
members or caregivers of people with men-
tal illnesses.
"It's called family-to-family and it's a
peer-run education program," said Camp-
bell. "It's the dynamic of that peer-run ed-
ucation that is really different than having
someone who never lived with a person or
cared for a person with a mental illness tell
you what do to. You get really bonded with
other people through the program."
"This is a different level of understanding
and that is why it works so well there is a


common experience there," she said.
There is no charge for the classes, but
donations to keep NAMI work going strong
are always accepted, Campbell added.
"The classes are free, but we would love
donations to support NAMI," said Camp-
bell. "After being trained, the teachers would
then, in turn, go out and offer the course to
the community and then, hopefully, support
groups are established out of these classes."
"People feel really alone with these ill-
nesses and seeing that there are other people
who are dealing with the same issues makes
a big difference," she said.
After dealing with a family member with
a mental illness, Campbell knows full well
how difficult it can be and feels lucky to be
able to help others grappling with the same
types of issues, she explained.
"I feel very blessed in my life," said
Campbell. "I have a wonderful family and
we have wonderful opportunities and yet I
had this illness around me growing up and
it was very traumatic. It's a spiritual experi-
ence for me that I can give back to others
because I feel like I have so much that I've
been given."
To sign up for the NAMI training or for
more details, email Campbell at campbell-
catm(gmail.com or call 215-794-5856.


Continued from Page 5
they now know many different species of
birds."
VISCWP Young Writers' Camp stu-
dents also enjoyed touring Annaberg
Sugar Plantation ruins where they learned
how to make dumb bread, made bird
feeders with Delroy "Ital" Anthony, prac-
ticed writing with Faye Fredericks, heard
from local authors and created their own
universe with Dr. Kelly Hunter.
"We were able to expand our camp
in the afternoons to include basically
anyone who had something to offer the
kids," said Samuel. "Writing is not just
about writing, it's also about experienc-
ing. The students had experiences so they
had something to write about."
Campers showed off their writing skills
during the July 30 end of camp event at
SJSA by reciting prose and poetry about
a variety of subjects. From detailed sci-
entific explanations of certain birds to
personal narratives of wonderment, each


of the writing camp students showed a
mastery of expression.
After sharing their words, students
took to the SJSA stage and performed a
dramatic interpretation of St. John author
Cristina Kessler's book "Jubela" about a
baby hippo who loses its mother.
To end the program, Kinder led all
of the Young Writers' Camp students
- some on vocals, some on xylophone,
others on drums and still others dancing
- in a rousing African song of welcome.
In addition to thanking all of the teachers
and volunteers, Kinder also thanked the
community for its support.
"Almost everyone in this room re-
ceived a scholarship," said Kinder.
"Thanks to the community who made
that possible."
For more information about VISCWP,
check out the website www.viyoung-
writers.weebly.com. For more informa-
tion about SJSA check out www.stjohn-
schoolofthearts.org.


12th Annual Love City Triathlon


Continued from Page 7
With such competition, the Land Sharks
created the Inter-Island award, given to the
top finishing team of solo triathletes.
"We've been giving out the award from
the beginning," said Woodcock. "You have
to do the race solo and you have to have a
team of three people doing the race along
with you, and at least one of them has to
be a woman. We add up the times and the
winning island takes home the award."
St. Croix is the defending champion
of the Inter-Island award, but Woodcock
though St. Thomas might have a chance to
steal it away this year, but they'll have to


be pretty impressive.
In addition to having the inter-island
title, St. Croix's Theresa Harper owns the
female solo triathlon. Harper has competed
in all 11 of the races so far and is lined up
to defend her title again this year.
Maho Bay Campground is also offer-
ing a special deal for Love City Triathlon
participants. Anyone taking part in the race
is eligible for a free night's stay the night
before the event, but reservations must be
made by September 2.
To make a reservation at Maho Bay call
715-0500. For more information on the
Love City Triathlon call 779-1416.


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roads & underground utilities.
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topping enter brand new
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on-site parking & generator.
Great tenancy in place with
supermarket, bank branch, day
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on the south shore road walking
distance to the WVstrn Resort
and Guinea Grove Apartments.
Call Islandia for more details.


"Adrian Villas" New & afford-
able. Beautifully appointed 2
bedroom townhouses were com-
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located mid-island. Features
include granite counters, solid
wood cabinets, stainless appli-
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washer & dryer & spacious
rooms with two exterior decks .
Furnished $590,000 Unfur-
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"Rldgelop" is a two-story, two-bedroom private getaway vacation rental
nestled in the hills overlooking Coral Bay. From it's locale in Eden Place, a
small private neighborhood, it is an easy drive to the island's beautiful
peacnes, hiking trails, restaurants and entertainment. A shared swimming
Spool with deck and gazebo is ocait adjacent to the house and is used by
only 4 other homes. Walk to the world famous Skinny Legs. $695,000
"Cruz Views" Unit 7 is a very popular rental, featuring beautiful views to
St. Thomas and sunsets, proximity to the pool and deck, and walk to town,
This unique air-conditioned comer unit has been recently refurbished
including new tile floors. mahogany cabinets, furniture and bath Lush,
tropical landscaping adds the perfect touch. Taseful furnishings are included
in the sale. This is the only unit listed for sale at Cruz Views.$525,000.
S"Zootenvaal Cottages" A unique St John properly witn 850 of waterfront,
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Hole a National Marine Monument on beautiful Borck Creek There are 4
short term rental cotlages on the property Cottages are masonry
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room to add more conages $9.7M Adjoining 20 acre parcel is also
available for $7M. Perfect lor developing with estate size lots
*1 -jij *"Fish Beach" Brand New Medaierranean Style 2 bedroom luxury pool villa
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community beach parcel & dock near Reef Bay and all the amenities of Cruz
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S stainless steel appliances and luxurious baths. Just Reduced to $995,000
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St John condos Just completed. ihese are a 'must see" with such features
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Irade wind breezes and beachfront location make these condos a tropical
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"Southern Cross" This traditional Danish style stone home offers the
I 'Eutmost pnvacy yet only a ten minute drive to Cruz Bay Town. Features
include large covered porches, beautiful custom mahogany cabinets and
built-in bar. exposed concrete beams and window sills and tile floors all
combine to create an elegant atmosphere. Cooling breezes and water views
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| '.J Villa tHibiscus"- Masonry conrirbcoiol on a laige corner lot in Estate
Chocolate Hole just 1 5 miles horn Cruz Bay dock on paved roads Deeded
beach rights to Hart Bay & Chocolate Hole & plenty of fat parking Successful
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shore views. Bay rum trees abound on this lush, gentle sloping site with ample room to expand. $525,000.


CBR HOME LISTINGS
VILLA ROMANCE- New, luxury villa built to highest qual-
ity. This well-designed villa provides privacy, comfort & ex-
quisite detail. Gated entry leads to heart of villa, overlooking
the 30' pool, w/a tropical courtyard setting. Tile roof, coral
flooring, fountains, arches, columns, covered galleries, &
gazebo. This is a MUST SEE! Reduced to $2,400,000.
LIZARD HILL This exclusive North Shore property,
overlooking world famous Cinnamon Bay, is one of the
only privately owned homes that is bounded on all sides
by National Park. Extraordinary landscaping enhances
the magical views from the 2 bd/2 bath main house w/
separate luxurious master bedroom wing & private pool.
The charming cottage is ideal for a caretaker. $3,100,000
SHORT SALE OPPORTUNITY! -Two level 3 bd/2 bath
home w/views of Fish Bay & Ditleff Pt., flexible floor plan,
end of the road privacy. Won't last long at $495K.
SEASCAPE Fabulous location on Bovocoap Point!
Spacious 2 bd main house w/lap pool & spa, plus a sepa-
rate caretaker's cottage. Panoramic sunset views, pri-
vacy & successful vacation rental. $1,200,000.
CHRISTY ANN New rental villa in upscale neighbor-
hood. Masonry construction w/low maintenance features.
3 bd/2 baths, large covered veranda, spa, 20' vaulted ceil-
ing in greatroom, ample room for expansion. $1,595,000.
CHEZ SHELL Charming 3 bd/3 bath, w/gorgeous
sunset views, & prime Great Cruz Bay location. This
beautifully decorated, & maintained rental villa has
marble floors, A/C, custom cabinetry, inviting spa &
excellent floor plan. Reduced to $1,150,000.
REEF BAY VIEW Absolutely stunning, unobstructed,
views of National Park land, w/secluded white sand
beach below. Attractive 4 bd/3 bath,w/pool, spa and
vacation rental history. $1,595,000.
COCO CRUZ Fabulous 3 bd/2 bath turn-key rental
villa on Maria Bluff. Panoramic views, Ig. pool, multiple
decks, prime location. $1,800,000.
LUMINARIA Luxurious ridge-top villaw/incredible views
of the North shore & down island. Lg. pool w/waterfall, 3
bd/bath suites, garage, gated entry, beautiful furnishings &
landscaping. $2,495,000. Adjoining parcel also available
A BEST BUY!- Well built, poured concrete cottage with
lovely covered wraparound porch in Est. Carolina. Tile
floors, louvered windows w/complete hurricane shutters,
flat lot for gardening & concrete slab in place for future
garage & expansion. Only $349,000.
PERELANDRA Excellent 2 bd/2 bath rental villa high
above Cruz Bay. Stunning water views, privacy, lovely
pool set in lush gardens. A good buy at $1,050,000.
NAUTILUS -Dramatic WATERFR aria
Bluff -C .. und
vera U i lws, 1. acre, tile roof,
circular drive. $1,495,000.
AURORA Luxurious 4 bd/4bath masonry villa on
Contant Pt. Enjoy 180' views from Great Cruz Bay to
St. Thomas, great privacy, pool, multiple outdoor areas,
excellent vacation rental history. $1,995,000.


PLUMB GUT 1 bd/1 bath home with adjacent 1X1 cot-
tage. Lush setting on eastern side of Bordeaux. $499,000.
WATERFRONT WITH DOCK Concrete 3 bd/2 bath
home, on large, flat 1 ac.flat lot, with direct access the bay
at your door step. Now only $980,000.
STONE HOUSE Unique native stone 3 bd/3 bath villa
w/covered rotunda, freeform pool, and spectacular Coral
Bay views. $1,800,000. With adjacent parcel $2,100,000.
BOATMAN POINT Masonry 4 bd. home on spectacular
1 ac. waterfront site with amazing views & outstanding
neighborhood. $2,795,000.
WINDSONG Stately Boatman Pt. villa, w/separate
cottage, situated on a lac parcel w/panoramic views. 6
bdrms., 7 baths, huge pool, fully furnished. $3,495,000
GOLDEN DRAGON Beautiful stone villa w/exceptional
craftsmanship. 4 bds./4 baths, infinity pool, multi patios &
decks, lush gardens, Pt. Rendezvous location. $2,195,000.
CBR CONDO LISTINGS
LAVENDER HILL Tropical 2 bd/2bath penthouse unit
w/wrap-around deck, pool & sunset views. $849,000.
BETHANY CONDO Spacious, free-standing 2 bd/2
bath unit w/ amazing views, new common pool. $449,000.
GALLOWS POINT CONDO Waterfront, 1/bd/1 bath
condo in resort setting. Pool, restaurant, swimmable
beach, hotel amenities. Reduced to $595K.
SELENE'S- Ideal in town location, w/parking, for living/
rental or business. Terrific views. Reduced to $399K!
CBR LAND LISTINGS
BANK OWNED PARCELS Chocolate Hole, priced to
SELL! $261,500 & 235,000. GREAT BUYS!
CANEEL HILL Gorgeous panoramic views. Improved
property w/driveway & foundation slabs in place for 4 bed-
room villa. Paved roads, underground utilities. $580K.
DITLEFF POINT Extraordinary sites on magnificent
peninsula w/sandy beach, gated entry, beautiful landscap-
ing, and incredible views. Prices start at $795,000.
KLEIN BAY Small upscale neighborhood, gorgeous
views, commonly owned beach. $799K & $995K.
WATERFRONT ON MONTE BAY Spectacular 13.44
ac. site, ideal for private estate or subdivision. $2,900,000.
CRUZBAYTOWN-Walkto FrankBay, R-4 zoning. $249K.
CHOCOLATE HOLE -Waterviews, 12 ac. $299K & $379K.
GLUCKSBERG Gentle grade, /2 ac., Ig. trees. $130K.
PT. RENDEZVOUS- Outstanding views. $299K & $415K.
LEINSTER BAY 2 side-by-side lots on Johnny Horn
Trail. $225K & $329K.
ZOOTENVAAL- Hurricane Hole views, paved road. $400K.
GREAT CRUZ BAY 1.05 acre site w/fantastic har-
bor views & architectural plans. Walk to dingy landing.
$895,000.
FLANAGAN'SPASSAGE-2beautifulsites.$299K-$350K.
ESTATE FISH BAY- Many parcels to choose from, start-
ing at $125K. Call US for a complete list.
ESTATE CAROLINA / EMMAUS Time to buy.
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acre, bordered
Sby National Park,
features stun-
ning north shore
views, pool w/
waterfall, spa,
easy access to
Cinnamon Bay
$4,900,000 beach.
"SAGO COTTAGE" adorable Caribbean
style ma-
sonrycot-
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wonder-
ful down
views
and great
$975,000rental his-
$975,000 tory.


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8,000 sq. ft. villa close to Cruz Bay, 6
bdrms, 6.5
baths, de-
signer detail
and furnishings
throughout!!!.
Spectacular
views of Pills-
bury Sound &
$3,780,000 St. Thomas..
"FISH BAY" 4X2 INCREDIBLE VALUE!
Huge panoramic views and a quiet, pri-
vate, breezy
location
that bor-
ders Nature
Conservan-
cy property
make this
home a
$595,000 must see!


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tremely quiet
masonry/
stone home
has all the
amenities one
would desire
on over an
acre of gently
sloped land.
- Recently up-
Sgraded &
well kept
house with
3 income
producing
units. Easy
access
I to Cruz
Bay and
beaches.


V--V0l MInv Ulle I ial privacy wilt
breathtaking views over Rendezvous
Bay & St.
Thomas. 5
spacious bed-
room suites,
huge pool,
gazebo & hot
tub make this
a top rental
$2,295,000 villa.

"GALLOWS POINT" 3 premier
OCEAN FRONT UNITS (9-D & 1-D
upper &
9-A lower)
each with
private
dec k /
patio,
$1,400,000,$1,275,000 Walk to
& $1,200,000. town!


vmiflnrnvmI LA UVLaC VIIA
is an exception-
ally charming 3
bedroom property
on the water's edge
with the possibility
of boat mooring. 376
ft. pristine shoreline.
Panoramic. W-1
zoning allows com-
$1,995,000 mercial uses.
"GRANDE BAY RESORT" CONDO
Charming, beautifully furnished 1
bdrm/1 bath condo located along the
waterfront of Cruz
Bay. Great harbor
view, easy access
to restaurants,
shops and galler-
ies. Deeded under-
$599,000 ground parking.


a--Jolu UI I 1 a winner: icnarimlng
2x2 Caribbean style masonry villa with
panoramic
views, very
private pool &
hot tub. Breezy
location conve-
nient to Coral
Bay. Walk to
shoreline wa-
$995,000 tersports.
"RAINBOW'S END" AT BATTERY
HILL-clean and cheerfully decorated
poolside condo is conveniently close
Sto town
w/ nicely
manicured
grounds.
Seller says
make an
$510,000 offer!


"VIRGIN GRAND ESTATES" Gated sub-division, BEST BUY BEACH FRONT "GREAT CRUZ BAY"
"MILL VISTA- CAROLINA" Easy access & build on Centerline Rd. $125,000 sunset views. Can build FRACTIONAL HOME! Paved private dock access, quiet upscale neighborhood,
"RENDEZVOUS & DITLEFF" Sunset views & gentle site.649 acre $274,900 roads. 3 from $335,000 awesome views. Owner/broker. Call for details.
"LEAST EXPENSIVE WATERFRONT"! Gentle slope, 4 min. walk to beach $ 298,000 "LOVANGO CAY" Waterfront & hillside properties; $1,300,000.
"SUGAR APPLE WEST" Harbor views gentle ac. with Topo 299,000 upscale amenities including barge docks, paved roads, SELLER FINANCING WITH GREAT TERMS!
"SUGAR APPLE WEST" Harbor views gentle /2 ac. with Topo $ 299,000 undrgrd utilities beach &views. From $425,000
"FREEMAN'S GROUND" DOWN ISLAND VIEWS .76 ac. Upper & lower access $ 425,000 "CHOCOLATE HOLE" HILLTOP; Breezes and views "HAULOVER" BEACHFRONT 2.24 acre sub-
"CHOCOLATE HOLE" HLO Bree and vw dividabe borders National Park! AMAZING VIEWS!
"CALABASH BOOM" .4 ac. GREAT views, private. Topo map $ 475,000 to St. Thomas. $385,000.id ders National Park! AMAZING VIEWS!
"GREAT CRUZ BAY" Westin Resort beach access! .78 ac. $ 499,000 "ESTATE CONCORDIA" hillside sites with stunning WA
views ranging from the BVIs, down St. John's eastern "SABA BAY" WATERFRONT & HILLSIDE
"BEAUTIFUL EAST END" Viewsto Coral Harbor, deeded accessto waterfront $595,000 coast to Ram's Head, St. Croix. From $550,000. Incredible BVI views! 12 acre sub-divideable
"BOATMAN POINT WATERFRONT" East facing w/cobble bch, .72 ac. Topo included. $ 795,000 "UPPER MONTE BAY ESTATES" 7 Spectacular waterfront lot for $9,999,000 plus 4 hillside lots
private parcels above Rendezvous Bay; paved road, available from 699,000
EAST END LAND Parcels in Privateer Bay and on far East End. Coral Bay views and stone walls & underground utilities. From $999,000 "DREEKETS BAY ESTATES" spectacular BVI
underground utilities. From $265,000 "PETER BAY ESTATES" Exquisite home sites with views, excellent roads, underground utilities, stone
"FISH BAY" 3 large parcels. Views, breezes and paved access. One includes breathtaking views over the North Shore, BVI & cays walls, planters, common beach. Minutes from Coral
cistern slab, well, active plans/permits. From $369,000 between. Prices from $1,850,000. Bay. 12 lots from $399,000


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OWN A MONTH (OR MORE) in
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from 3 homes with all amenities,
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Pebble Beach with fabulous water views! Beautiful- Carolina Valley Ideal starter home w/2nd unit for rental
woodwork throughout; upper level is a 3 bedroom unit income $679,000 Adjacent cottage available for
and lower level offers a 1 bedroom unit. $750,000 $279,000
HOMES


CVISTA Magnificent open air 4 bdrm villa above
Rendezvous Bay. Stunning residence exudes comfort,
class & elegance. $3,895,000
PERFECT PLACE TO STAY ACCORDING TO
BUDGETTRAVEL.COM 3 BR, 3 BA gem, hot tub and views
overlooking Rendezvous Bay, Caribbean cute $699,000
CRUZ BAY Prime .75 acre property, 3 bdrm with pool
and panoramic views. Zoned R-4 and suited for develop-
ment. $2,950,000
MAMEY PEAK 1.05 acres, 1x1 Main House and 1x1
Guest Cottage. Flat slope and stunning views. One of a
kind fixer upper!!! $795,000
NEW SUSANNABERG! New masonry home on
FLAT lot plus separate rental cottage. Borders National
Park. $750,000
NEW! ALLESANDRA Postcard views of 3 bays,
3BR/3BA. 2 car aaraae $1.999.000


BLUE CARIBE Successful short term rental home
with gourmet kitchen and with views of Coral Bay
harbor. $615,000
MAX VIEW-WALK TO YOUR BOAT from this Classic
Caribbean designed home w/exceptional details. An
elegant villa located on a private lane, walk to deeded
dinghy landing area & dock. Set above Great Cruz Bay
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