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December 6-12, 2010
Copyright 2010


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

Opens New
St. John Office
Page 6
Cancer Survivor
Helping Plan First
St. John Relay
for Life Event
Page 8
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Vargo, Zuber
Take Turkey
Day 5K Race
Page 12

Wedding at
Trunk Bay
St. John residents
Colleen Kramper and
Andrew Moore exchanged
vows on Wednesday,
December 1, on beautiful
Trunk Bay beach in front of
family and friends. A music-
filled reception followed at
Caribe Villa on Boatman
Point, which was catered
by Ted's Supper Club. The
newlyweds honeymooned
at the CuisinArt Resort
and Spa on Anguilla.
Congratulations Colleen
and Dru!

Photo by Kelly O'Brien
from www.kellyophotos.com

VIPD Searches
for Pine Peace
Gun Suspect
Page 3
Kayaker's Body
in Round Bay
Page 3

Surfing Community
Stands United
Page 10




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2 St. John Tradewinds, December 6-12, 2010

Hurricane Season 2010 Is Over Close To

Predictions of High Activity, Little Landfall

By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
A collective sigh of relief was
audible last week as Tuesday, No-
vember 30, marked the official
end to the 2010 Hurricane Season,
which kicked off on June 1.
In total, the season saw 21 de-
pressions, 19 named storms and 12
hurricanes, five of which grew into
major (category 3 or higher) hur-
ricanes. The season echoed many
forecasters' predictions which
called for an active season but with
few storms making landfall.
The National Oceanic and At-
mospheric Administration predict-
ed 14 to 23 named storms, eight to
14 hurricanes and three to seven
major hurricanes, according to
St. John got a brush of the ac-
tivity from Hurricane Earl, which
passed just north of the island in
early September. It was Tropical
Storms Otto and Tomas, however,
which inundated the island with
rain and severe flooding.
"While the number of cyclones,
hurricanes, and major hurricanes
was enough to put fear into coastal
residents from the Virgin Islands to
the Canadian Maritimes, steering
patterns and other fortunate ocean/
atmosphere interactions, not to
mention dumb luck, kept some of
the potentially devastating storms
at sea, literally and figuratively,"
according to NOAA's website.
This year's hurricane season
was the most active since 2005
and the 19 storms that formed tied

St. John Tradewinds News Graphic Courtesy of NASA

St. John residents got a brush from Hurricane Earl,
above, when it passed just north of the island in early

the 1995 and 1887 seasons for the
third highest number of named
storms, according to Wikipedia.
The season's 12 hurricanes also
tied with the 1969 and 1887 hurri-
cane seasons for the second largest
number of hurricanes, according
to the website.
Hurricane Alex, which formed
on June 25, was the first storm of
the season and eventually grew
into a category 2 storm which
struck northeastern Mexico. Af-
ter Hurricane Alex, however, the
season slowed down with no other
storms forming until the end of

"The strength of Alex so early
notwithstanding, the season got
off to the typical 'slow' start; Dan-
ielle, the season's second named
hurricane did not reach status un-
til August 23," according to www.
The slo\\" season didn't stay
that way for long though. From
August 23 to October 31, 10 more
cyclones reached hurricane force.
"In the latter part of August and
September, the season became
much more active with the forma-
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"West Indian Cottage" Film Will Be

Presented at SJHS Meeting on Dec. 7
The next meeting of the St. John Historical Society is Tuesday,
December 7, at the Bethany Moravian Church Hall at 7 p.m.
The society will present a film entitled "The West Indian Cot-
tage: Vernacular Architecture in the Virgin Islands." This film was
produced by The Island Resources Foundation, St. Thomas, di-
rected by Doug White, narrated by Joe Potter and was written by
Doug White and long-time Society member George Tyson.
White will be introducing the film and be available to answer
questions. As its title suggests this is a historical film about the
common architecture of ordinary people of the Virgin Islands and
provides a fascinating look at Virgin Islands housing from an ear-
lier period. It also features special appearances by Guy Benjamin,
Windfield James, Robert deJongh, Robert Brown, William Chap-
man and Claudette Lewis. Preceding this film will be a very brief
business meeting.

GHS Open House Tours Dec. 8 and 10
Gifft Hill School is hosting an admission open house informa-
tion session and tour from 8 to 9:30 a.m., on December 8, at the
Upper Campus for grades six through 12. The Lower Campus ses-
sion will be on December 10, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., for preschool
through fifth grade. Call GHS at 776-1730 for more information.

CBCC Planning Discussion Dec. 13
The Coral Bay Community Council planning discussion series
will continue with its second meeting on Monday, December 13,
from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Guy Benjamin School (Room 6) in
Coral Bay.
The topic of this meeting will be roads and will cover transpor-
tation needs, practical reality, and road and stormwater drainage.
Everyone is welcome to participate. Sessions are going to be on
the second Monday of each month until June, supported in part by
the CBCC EPA CARE grant. For more information, call the CBCC
office at 776-2099.

Free Flu Shots on December 13
The Department of Health is offering free flu shots on Monday,
December 13, from 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the Nazareth Lu-
theran Church Hall.

Coral Bay Carole Sing-along, Christmas

Tree Lighting Ceremony Set for Dec. 15
The Coral Bay community Christmas Tree Lighting and Carole
Sing is set for Wednesday, December 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the bas-
ketball court.
Join everyone in singing caroles and welcoming Santa for the
kids! This annual tradition brings neighborhoods out to sing in a
"competitive challenge for festiveness" between neighborhoods.
So bring those voices and those neighbors.
No talent is required, just lots of holiday and community spirit.
This event is co-hosted by the Coral Bay Community Council and
the John's Folly Learning Institute. Light refreshments will be pro-
vided by Skinny Legs.
Everyone is encouraged to bring gifts for Santa to give to the
children, so please buy a gift or two and wrap it and label for boy
or girl and age as appropriate. Gifts can also be dropped off at Con-
nections East and be sure to say for CBCC!
Anyone willing to help with logistics for the event should call
the CBCC office at 776-2099.

The Community Newspaper Since 1972

St. John Tradewinds, December 6-12, 2010 3

VIPD Search for Pine Peace Shooting Suspect

By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
V.I. Police Department investi-
gators were still searching for the
suspect in a Sunday night, No-
vember 28, shooting in Pine Peace
which left a young man with sev-
eral bullet wounds.

The 21-year-old victim was
injured in his lower left abdomen
and also grazed by a bullet on the
side of his face from his right tem-
ple to his right earlobe after being
shot around 8:50 p.m. on Novem-
ber 28, according to police.
The incident was reported to

the VIPD by officials at Myrah
Keating Smith Community Health
Center, where the victim was treat-
ed before being transferred to R.L.
Schneider Hospital on St. Thomas.
He underwent surgery at the St.
Thomas hospital, but was listed in
stable condition last week, accord-

ing Schneider officials.
The victim told police he was
arguing with a male suspect in the
Pine Peace area when during the
argument, the suspect pointed a
handgun at him and began shoot-
ing, according to VIPD officials.
Police urged anyone with in-

formation about the shooting to
contact Criminal Investigation
Bureau detectives at 714-9801 or
Residents were also urged to
call the anonymous tip line at
Crime Stoppers USVI with any in-
formation at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Body of Missing Kayaker Discovered in Round Bay

By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
When St. John resident David Sullivan did
not return from a kayak trip on Friday, Novem-
ber 26, friends and family members feared the
By Saturday night, November 27, those
fears were realized when officials discovered
Sullivan's body around 5 p.m. in about 20 feet
of water in Round Bay. Sullivan's kayak had
been found earlier that day on Hansen Bay
Sullivan, 43, lived on the water's edge in
Hansen Bay on the island's East End and of-
ten took his blue kayak out for excursions. He
set off around 10 a.m. on November 26 and
failed to return four hours later when he was
expected back, according to U.S. Coast Guard
spokesperson Ricardo Castrodad.
The Hansen Bay man was reported missing
on November 26 by a family friend who called
USCG officials at 9 p.m., Castrodad added.
USCG deployed rescue crews to search for
Sullivan aboard the 110-foot patrol boat Coast
Guard Cutter Cushing from San Juan, Coast
Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air
Station Borinquen, Aguadilla, Coast Guard

Boat Forces St. Thomas 25-foot response
boat, Coast Guard Auxiliary aircraft out of
St. Thomas, and a boat from the VI. National
Park, according to Castrodad.
VINP officials also scoured the East End
shoreline for signs of the lost kayaker. One
VINP ranger showed a photograph of Sullivan
to beach-goers at Haulover Bay on November
26 asking if anyone had seen the missing man.
"We've found the kayak on shore," said the
VINP official. "At this point we're looking at a
body recovery, not a missing person."
V.I. Police Department officials worked
with private divers to retrieve Sullivan's body
on November 27, according to Castrodad.
Sullivan was officially pronounced dead at
the Myrah Keating Smith Community Health
Center that evening, Castrodad added.
Officials had not ruled on Sullivan's cause of
death as of press time last week, but neighbors
and friends said he was an experienced kay-
aker and strong swimmer. He was not wearing
a life jacket, however, when he went missing,
according to Castrodad.
"He died doing what he loved best," said St.
John Administrator Leona Smith, who knew
Sullivan. "He loved the sea."

St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime Elliott

David Sullivan's body was retrieved in about 20 feet of water on
November 27 near Round Bay, above, after he didn't return from a
kayak trip the day before.

at Trunk Bay

10.08 inches

6.77 Inches

Total YTD
74.61 Inches

Average YTD
40.31 Inches

Record yearly rainfall
on St. John since 1932,
which had 75.1 inches.

Church Schedules ..............14
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Community Calendar ...........16
Crime Stoppers ................. 12
Crossword Puzzle ...............16
Ferry Schedules ............... 14
Lette rs ..................... ..........12
Police Log ......................... 14
Real Estate .................. 17-19

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JESS Students Receive Honors and Awards

St John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime Elliott

Julius E. Sprauve School teacher K.D. Munnelly, far right, handed out awards
of recognition to her Gardening Club members during a ceremony at the school
on Friday, December 3. During the ceremony, students were recognized for
achievements in math, science, extra-curricular activities and honor roll.

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Sam and Jack's Italian Deli To Open in February

Popular Italian fine
dining restaurant
Zozo's is opening a
deli and take out spot
in the former Baked
in the Sun location on
the third floor of The
Marketplace. Zozo's
owner John Ferrigno
is opening Sam and
Jack's in February with
a former chef of the
restaurant and long-
time employee.

St. John Tradewinds News
Photo by Jaime Elliott

Film Society Back in Action with Pot Luck

and Raffle and Free Film Dec. 7 at Sputnik

St. John Tradewinds
St. John Film Society's free film series continues
on Tuesday, December 7, with a screening and pot
luck dinner and raffle at Sputnik in Coral Bay, start-
ing at 6 p.m.
The society will screen the documentary "Playing
for Change: Peace Through Music," by Mark John-
son and Jonathan Walls. The 83-minute film is a story
of hope, struggle and perseverance as the Playing for
Change team travels the globe with a single-minded
passion to connect the world through music.
Majestic vistas from South Africa, ancient sites of
the Middle East and the Himalayas are featured with
recordings of more than 100 musicians, mostly filmed
outdoors in parks, plazas and promenades.
"This is the story of an unparalleled international
musical collaboration and its remarkable power of re-
demption," according to SJFS.
Join society members and supporters before the
show at 6 p.m. for the group's second annual pot luck
dinner and raffle. Tickets, $5 each or five for $20, will
be sold at the door and proceeds will help SJFS con-
tinue to offer its free film series.
Call Rea McQeen Roberts to sign up for the pot
luck. Julietta will also be serving up some of her fa-
mous rotis, but only while they last.
Chairs will be provided, although seating will be
limited. SJFS officials recommend participants arrive
early and bring a cushion to put in their seat. Anyone
who arrives late should bring their own beach chair
A portion of the night's proceeds will benefit the
Playing For Change Foundation. SJSF will also share
proceeds from this event with its partners at Sputnik.
"We look forward to another rewarding season of

Tuesday night films with good food and friends at
Sputnik in Coral Bay," said Roberts.
SJFS will continue its Free Film Series, sponsored
in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, with
an excellent lineup this winter, Roberts added.
For more information on SJFS check out www.
stjohnfilm.com. For more information about Playing
for Change, go to www.playingforchange.com.

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A space to get together on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday after-
noon or evening is available in Cruz Bay by the ferry dock, convenient
for those coming from Cruz Bay.
Leave a name and phone number with "Writers' Space" at Connec-
tions at 776-6922 to indicate interest and be told the location.

Annual Reindeer Ramble Run Is Dec. 19
Christmas is quickly approaching and Santa and his reindeer need to
get in shape before the Big Night. So they are going to do a run on St.
John and everyone is invited!
Join the St. John Landsharks Second Annual Reindeer Run on Sunday,
December 19. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the race at 8 a.m.
Donations in the form of pet food or treats would be greatly appreci-
ated and will benefit the St. John Animal Care Center. Meet at the An-
naberg parking lot. Parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.
Santa and two reindeer (that's one runner and two friends) will run
together as a team. This is not a relay the three runners must start, run
and finish together. Jingle bells and a "harness" will be provided and run-
ners should feel free to elaborate with hats, tinsel, antlers and more.
The course will be to Cruz Bay and back... no, just kidding! From An-
naberg to Big Maho to Francis and back to Annaberg. There will also be
a kids short course for the little reindeer.
There will be fun Christmas themed prizes and awards, and sweets
and treats for everyone! For more information email Louise Wearmouth
at louise(isurfbvi.com or call Jude Woodcock at 779-1416.

In honor of Sis Frank

Saturday, December 18, 2010
Anytime between 4:00 7:00 pm
St. John School of the Arts

Let's Have a Great Send-off for Sis!
SCome share in the history of her life
SEnjoy music, food and drink
SSis asked that everyone wear bright colors
> Parking Winston Wells Ball Field

Ruth "Sis" C.H. Frank was laid
to rest Saturday, December 4, 2010
in Cruz Bay Cemetery
(at Lavender Hill entrance)

Finger food and drink donations welcome contact Kim at the school for details at 779.4322.
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to Castaways bar and asked for help. The entire bar emptied out as patrons helped
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HOPE founder and
CEO Ivy Moses, at
far left, welcomed
residents to the
group's new St.
John satellite office
on World AIDS Day,
December 1.

St. John Tradewinds News
Photo by Jaime Elliott

HOPE Inc. Opens New St. John Office

and Commemorates World AIDS Day

By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
Surrounded by colleagues,
friends and well-wishers, Ivy Mo-
ses officially opened HOPE Inc.'s
new St. John satellite office on
Wednesday, December 1, on the
third floor of The Marketplace.
It was a fitting day for the non-
profit to open its first Love City
office, since December 1 also
marked World AIDS Day.
Moses founded Healing Others
in a Positive Environment (HOPE)
Inc. a decade ago. Her determina-
tion and commitment to providing
sorely needed services to AIDS
and HIV patients has helped HOPE
Inc. to become a leading agency in
the fight against the preventable
HOPE Inc.'s headquarters are
in downtown Charlotte Amalie
and the group partners with vari-
ous agencies to offer free AIDS
and HIV testing, safe sex kits and
counselling across the St. Thomas/
St. John District.
Before opening a St. John of-
fice, the group offered its services
twice a week at the Myrah Keating
Smith Community Health Center.
With its new office, which will be
open Monday through Friday from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., residents can have
access to HOPE's services on a
regular basis.
HOPE will also be offering
diabetes, heart disease and obesity
monitoring and prevention servic-
es at its new office, Moses added.
Pastor Carlyle Sampson offered
a prayer and dedication as Moses

cut a red ribbon on HOPE's door,
officially opening the Love City
satellite office.
Residents enjoyed a tour of the
group's three room office, which
includes a reception area, direc-
tor's area as well as a private test-
ing area. Following the ribbon
cutting ceremony, Moses offered a
few words about the organization
she founded in 2000 and the ongo-
ing struggle to contain the growing
AIDS rate in the territory.
"It is a good match to be here
opening HOPE Inc.'s St. John of-
fice on World AIDS Day," said
Moses. "One percent of the USVI
population has been diagnosed
with HIV or AIDS. In 2006, the
Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention ranked the Virgin Is-
lands in the top five HIV/AIDS
cases per capital in the United
"That places the VI in the high-
incidence category," Moses said.
"There are more than 900 cases of
HIV/AIDS in the territory and this
year alone HOPE Inc. saw seven
new AIDS/HIV cases five in St.
Thomas and two on St. John."
Lifestyle choices and cultural
norms have played a part in the
high incidence of AIDS and HIV
in the territory, Moses added.
"Youth in the Virgin Islands are
more sexually active and change
partners more often than their
peers in other parts of the states,"
she said. "We have the highest rate
of teen pregnancy for girls be-
tween 18 and 19 years old. Multi-
ple sex partners, injecting drug use

and unprotected sex are the main
transmission points of AIDS and
HIV in the USVI."
A lack of complete health edu-
cation and the economic reality of
the territory are also factors in the
HIV and AIDS rate in the Virgin
"The lack of comprehensive re-
production education, health infor-
mation and services coupled with
the large portion of the population
living in poverty all contribute to
the high incidence of AIDS and
HIV," said Moses.
Gender specific marketing cam-
paigns and frequent radio and tele-
vision advertisements are some
ways to fight the preventable dis-
ease locally, Moses added.
"Routine screenings are needed
and necessary," Moses said. No\\
there are free services on St. John
at The Marketplace five days a
Senator at Large Craig
Barshinger and Senator-elect Ja-
nette Millin Young offered words
of encouragement and promises of
commitment to Moses and HOPE
Inc. Health care officials from the
Frederiksted Health Clinic, Morris
F. deCastro Clinic, East End Medi-
cal Center and YWCA were also
in attendance.
Later on Wednesday night, Mo-
ses and HOPE Inc. officials hosted
a candle light vigil outside their
new office in commemoration of
World AIDS Day.
For more information about
HOPE Inc.'s services, call the new
office at 714-1540.

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No Dogs Allowed at Oppenheimer Beach
St. John Administrator Leona Smith reminds residents that no dogs
are allowed at Oppenheimer Beach. The beach is under the jurisdiction
of Department of Housing, Parks and Recreation, which has never al-
lowed dogs.
"We recently put up signage and everyone needs to adhere to that
sign," said Smith. "If any individual removes the sign, charges will be
levied against that individual."

Woodworkers Expo Set for December 10-12
The fifth annual Virgin Islands' Woodworkers' Expo, featuring works
by members of the St. Thomas/St. John Woodworkers Society and the
St. Croix Wood Artist, Inc. group, will offer sessions on St. Thomas and
St. John in December.
The first session takes place at the Sports & Fitness Center on UVI's
St. Thomas campus from December 3 to 5.
The St. John Expo will be at The Marketplace, from December 10 to
12. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
The Woodworkers' Expo is the ideal place to purchase holiday gifts.
Individuals who are not members of these groups involved are also af-
forded a chance to exhibit and sell locally made wood products by ap-
plying for space through the UVI Cooperative Extension Service office
on St. Thomas. Cost for space is $50 per day. For details, contact Carlos
Robles at 693-1080.
The Woodworkers' Expo is sponsored by UVI Cooperative Extension
Service in partnership with the V.I. Council on the Arts and the National
Endowment for the Arts, the V.I. Department of Tourism, and the West
Indian Company, Ltd.

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at Lonestar Taqueria,
opening this week. The
taqueria is sure to be a
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opens next door to 212

St. John Tradewinds News
Photo by Jaime Elliott

8 St. John Tradewinds, December 6-12, 2010

After Successful Surgery and Treatment, Brian Holt Returns Home

Cancer survivor returns to St. John, helping plan first St. John Relay for Life

By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
When Brian Holt awoke one
day in April with severe pain in his
abdomen, he had no idea the next
six months would send him in a
whirlwind of doctors, oncologists,
chemo therapy and surgery.
While his ordeal is one of com-
munity and personal support and
determination, Holt is now trying
to make sure the help he received
from the American Cancer Society
is available to others who must
grapple with the reality of cancer.
Holt is part of the committee
which is organizing the first ever
St. John Relay for Life American
Cancer Society fundraiser, set for
Saturday, February 19, at the Win-
ston Wells ball field. By sharing
his story, Holt hoped to send home
the message that cancer can affect
anyone out there.
When the St. John hospital-
ity manager went to see a doctor
about his pain in April, he was im-
mediately sent to St. Thomas for
an ultrasound.
"I was on the ferry that after-
noon to St. Thomas," said Holt.
"They told me I had to go see a

urologist on St. Croix immedi-
ately. I was on a flight to St. Croix
that Thursday and he admitted me
to the hospital that night."
"He told me, 'you have cancer
until proven otherwise, but you've
got it,'" Holt said. "I told my girl-
friend of six months that I had can-
cer and the next morning I had an
A biopsy eventually revealed
that Holt did indeed have testicular
cancer. Three CT scans later, Holt
was also told that the cancer had
spread to his abdomen.
"Right after I got back from St.
Croix, I went for three CT scans
- pelvis, abdomen and chest -
to see if it had spread," he said. "I
had to send the disc to my urolo-
gist on St. Croix and that is when
we found out it had spread to my
In early June, Holt flew to New
York to meet with surgeons at Me-
morial Sloane Kittering, where he
was planning to have the surgery
to remove the cancer from his ab-
"I met with the surgeon and on-
cologist and they spelled out the
plan," said Holt. "I had Stage 2B

St. John Iradewinds News Photo Courtesy of B. Holt

Holt, above, managed a smile for the camera during a
chemo treatment in St. Thomas.

Testicular Cancer, which means it
had metastasized from its original
location to my abdomen."
Holt returned to St. John and
underwent four cycles of chemo-
therapy over a three month period
at Charlotte Kimmelman Cancer
Center on St. Thomas.
"I would go for five hours a day,

five days a week and then take off
for two weeks," said Holt about his
chemo treatments. "They wanted
me to stay in New York, but I
wanted to come back to St. John. I
was still working at the time."
As Holt managed through his
chemo treatments, a bout of neu-
tropenia landed him in the hospital

for several days.
"At one point, my white blood
cell counts got so low I was in
isolation in the hospital for three
days," he said. "But the facil-
ity on St. Thomas was great. My
girlfriend would take me over on
the 8:30 a.m. barge and we'd try
to back on the 3:30 or 4:30 p.m.
The local chapter of the Ameri-
can Cancer Society covered the
cost of Holt's transportation to St.
Thomas for treatments, he added.
"I couldn't take the ferry be-
cause I was in pain and I couldn't
be around that many people with
my white blood cell levels so low,"
said Holt. "The American Cancer
Society reimbursed me for the
travelling expenses, which was a
really big help."
After working out a payment
plan with the Indiana University
Simon Cancer Center, Holt trav-
eled to Indianapolis for a surgery
to remove the cancer from his ab-
domen on September 29.
"I couldn't believe how amaz-
ing everyone was," said Holt.
"The people in the waiting room,
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Wednesday night Jam Session at Sun Dog Cafe.

St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime Elliott

courtyard during a recent

Sun Dog Cafe Serves Up Exciting

Expanded Dinner Options and More

By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
Anyone who hasn't heard yet,
don't miss Wednesday nights at
the Sun Dog Cafe, when the is-
land's best musicians, guitarists
and singers gather to jam to a
packed courtyard.
It might be Sun Dog's tasty new
menu options, icy cold drinks and
frozen treats or just the fantastic
ambience of the open air courtyard
in Mongoose Junction, but the res-
taurant has found the perfect recipe
for success.
Since opening its doors in 1992,
the Sun Dog has transformed from
a frozen yogurt shop to a favorite
and affordable island eatery for
lunch and dinner.
Sun Dog owners Michael and
Barbie Barry purchased the res-
taurant and the Gecko Gazebo bar
in 1997 and worked tirelessly over
the years to make the eatery a din-
ing destination, and their work has
paid off.
"We've worked steadily through
the years to improve the Sun Dog
concept to where it is now one of
the most popular lunch choices on

St. John for both locals and our is-
land guests," said Michael Barry.
"We've been selected by the 'New
York Times' as a Travel and Lei-
sure Pick for St. John and voted
best lunch numerous times by the
St. Thomas 'Daily News.'"
Barry is not new to the hospi-
tality business, he worked as a
marketing director and partner for
an 11-unit restaurant company in
central New York before moving
to Love City with his wife and son
"I kind of did the mid-life crisis
early enough to do the next thing,
and was fortunate enough to dis-
cover life on St. John," he said.
"Wanting to raise a family here
was the motivation for getting
back into the restaurant business
after selling out of the company in
New York."
As he reentered the hospital-
ity world again, Barry brought his
prior experience and a few lessons
he learned along the way. Now
instead of overseeing 550 employ-
ees, Barry is happy to run a 15
member team.
"With a staff of about 15 here,

Barbie and I can be the kind of em-
ployers that we want to be," said
the Sun Dog owner. "We have a
real family atmosphere on staff,
and it shows in our everyday per-
One secret to Sun Dog's success
is its commitment to offering good
value for its customers, Barry ex-
"The cafe has always been
about value," he said. "Because
the physical size of the kitchen is
so small, we have a lighter over-
head expense than most, and this
helps us to keep the prices down,
but the quality high. 'The most ex-
pensive thing in a restaurant is an
empty chair' is our philosophy."
"To help our locals even more,
we offer a frequency card for
lunch, which is equivalent to an 11
percent discount, a Two for One
Happy Hour from 4:20 to 5:30
p.m. weekdays and a Hungry Hour
from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. featuring
half price appetizers," said Barry.
With tantalizing options like
grilled shrimp skewers basted
with a sweet and spicy Thai chili
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Local surfers catch a wave at Hart Bay, above, but the community is about more than
just swells.

St. John Surfing Community

Unites Over More Than Swells

By Kent Wessinger
St. John Tradewinds
The St. John surfing commu-
nity is geographically scattered
across the island, however, at the
first sign of a swell the community
unites without hesitation.
A typical southern swell fills
Reef Bay with surfers of all ages.
An .rc\\ .oiIc" southern swell,
one generated from a hurricane or
significant storm, sends the com-
munity into the surf spots they call
Alan Eichenauer, a lifetime
member of the St. John surfing
community, called the waves from
Hurricane Tomas "some of the
best waves of my life, including
Costa Rica."
Of course the location of those
waves remained a secret.
Since the island's North Shore
is barricaded by outlying cays and
islands, a northern swell sends
surfers to their boats in search of
the break. Places like Johnson's
Reef, located just north of Peter
Bay, which has victimized many
boards and surfers with its shallow
water and sharp coral heads over
the years, is a favorite to experi-
enced surfers.
The true north swell pilgrimage,
however, is to Tortola. St. John
surfers pour into Apple Bay, Cane

Garden Bay, and Josiah's Bay on
Tortola for the breaks.
Graeme McCallum, a promi-
nent member of the BVI surfing
community, termed it "The St.
John Invasion." But a welcome in-
vasion at that.
"The BVI surfing community
loves the St. John surfers," said
McCallum. "They are respectful
of the sport and people."
A closer look at the St. John
surfing community reveals more
than surfboards, sunscreen and
lingo. An atmosphere of unselfish-
ness radiates from the community
no matter the size of the swell.
The grandest of all examples
is "Surfer Gary," a long-bearded
Coral Bay resident who is a legend
for his unselfishness who has free-
ly taught many St. John residents
to surf over the years.
People in the community tell
many stories about "Surfer Gary"
showing up to surf and never tak-
ing his board out of his bag due to
a request to "learn to surf."
Brion Morrisette, also a sea-
soned St. John surfer, always car-
ries a youthful Tommy Gibney to
the swells and is passionate about
teaching the younger generations
to surf.
Alan and Adam Eichenauer,
who grew up surfing St. John

waves, have young surfers all over
the island telling stories about sit-
ting on their boards beyond the
break next to the brothers and ask-
ing them for tips. At the end of the
day, the Eichenauers have been
seen congratulating the kids for a
job well done, then buying them a
soda in town.
Similar stories abound about
John Nogueira, Amos Rutnik,
Colin Hilliard (who conducts the
kids' surfing camp at Reef Bay
each summer), Nicole and Mar-
gie Barbier and Galen Stamford,
who many consider the island's
best surfer. Stories of unselfish-
ness are common within the local
surfing community, both today and
stretching back decades.
St. John surfing community
members come from many differ-
ent socioeconomic backgrounds,
but all are united in their unself-
ish desire to freely give away the
secrets to their sacred sport to all
those who are willing to learn.
They recognize the natural
beauty of the sport and want to
expose the next generations to the
expression of pure beauty instead
of other alternatives the world has
to offer.
The St. John surfing community
is united in sport, relationships and

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St. John Tradewinds, December 6-12, 2010 11

Echo People Perform at Sputnik's Dec. 11
Start the season with a bang and join Echo People at Sputnik's in Black Sand Bistro Coming This Winter
Coral Bay on Saturday, December 11.
The night of drumming and dancing will start at 8 p.m. The entry fee The former location of La
is $3 for individuals and $5 for couples. Juju will be making up a deli-- Plancha del Mar which
cious Caribbean dinner, which will be available for purchase. Black Sand Bistro moved to the old Paradiso
Coming Soon location at Mongoose
Annual Christmas Bird Count December 19 Winter2011 Junction will be home
Virgin Islands Audubon Society's Christmas Bird Count is scheduled to a casual bistro by the
on St. John for Sunday, December 19. same owners. As all three
Audubon and other organizations use data collected in this longest- La Plancha partners have
running wildlife census to assess the health of the bird populations
and help guide conservation actions across the Americas. Families and been working on getting
students, birders and scientists armed with binoculars, bird guides and 1 their new spot open, their
checklists go out on this annual mission. former location has been
The organization needs volunteers to help with this count. Anyone not closed. But the guys
sure of bird species need not to worry, the group will assign those with still have the lease and
more experienced birders. Anyone interested in participating in this an-
nual event should contact Laurel Brannick at 776-6201 ext. 257. once things are running
smoothly at Mongoose,
one partner will return to
Correction The Marketplace to run
The article about VI. National Park deputy superintendent Black Sand Bar, a bistro
Mike Anderson in the November 29-December 5 edition of St.
John Tradewinds incorrectly listed his name in the headline and serving drinks and light
cutline. dishes.

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St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Pretlow Majette

Turkey Trot runners take off from the start line at Annaberg, above. Top male finisher
Jeremy Zuber, at right top, finished in 16 minutes and 22 seconds. The top three boy
finishers, at right bottom, lined up for their prizes.

Zuber Takes Turkey Day 5K; Mary Vargo Is Top Woman Finisher

St. John Tradewinds
Well, it seems as though the prospect of a big holiday
meal is a good incentive to exercise.
It was another great turnout for the Turkey Day 5K as
80 people, adults and children alike, showed up bright and
early for a little pre-feast workout. It was a beautiful morn-
ing as participants started off on their scenic run.
The children, not to be outdone by their parents, turned in
some very impressive performances on their own abbrevi-
ated course. Many of the older children ran alongside their

parents, showing them a thing or two, forcing many a parent
to keep up!
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, participants kindly and
generously donated non-perishable food items which were
passed on to Catholic Charities for their good use.
Top finishers were rewarded with tasty Thanksgiving
themed treats, such as pies, breads, cranberry sauce, apple-
sauce, and cookies. Indeed, not one cookie made it back to
the car as they were consumed right on the spot!
A random drawing of race numbers also gave all partici-

pants a chance to take home some of delicacies as well. A
complete list of results and photos can be viewed at www.
The St. John Landsharks would like to thank the National
Park Service and St. John Rescue for their presence during
the event, as well as the volunteers and all the participants
who helped make the event such a success.
We hope to see many of you again for the last event of the
year, the Reindeer Ramble on December 19. Happy Holi-
days Everyone!

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Pre-Christmas Dinner Set for Dec. 18
The Bethany Moravian Church will be hosting its annual Pre-Christ-
mas Dinner on Saturday, December 18, at the Bethany Fellowship Hall.
The Honorees "The Music Department," are Sisters Helena Blake,
Lucia Francis, Yvonne Francis, Winifred Powell and Brother Roy Smith.
Donations of $30 for adults and $15 for children under 12 are appreci-
ated. For more information please call 626-6279.

Safe New Year's Eve Party for Kids 8-15
Sisterhood/Brotherhood Agenda is hosting a New Year's Eve Youth
Extravaganza at the Housing Parks and Recreation Building in Cruz Bay
on Friday, December 31, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Parents, please register
children in person starting at 8 p.m. Businesses, please help VI youth be
safe and successful. Call Angela at 714-7076 for more information.

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Barge Ramp Access Fee Increase

V.I. Port Authority Executive Director Kenn Hobson announced last
week that rumors about VIPA's plans to increase fees to access the Red
Hook Barge Ramp are false.
The fees to access the barge ramp in Red Hook have remained the
same since VIPA began operation of the new ramp which was completed
in April 2006, and there are no plans to raise the fees in the near future.
The barge ramp access fees are:
$3 Cars, small-medium SUV's and motorcycles
$4 Pickup trucks, small vans and large SUV's
$6 Taxi vans, regular trucks, hearse and cargo vans
$20 Dump trucks, tractor trailers and heavy equipment, 20-ft
$30 Extended flatbeds and trailers and containers more than
20 feet
The Red Hook rate schedule may be viewed online at www.viport.
com, or by calling VIPA's Chief Wharfinger John Huyghue at 775-
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Letters To St. John Tradewinds

Condolences to Family
and Friends of Community Icons

I was saddened to read of the recent losses of two of St. John's
beloved community icons this past week, Ron Walker and Sis.'
My sincere condolences to their families, friends and to all in their
extended St. John family.
I am sure they will be deeply missed by many, as they were loved
by many. The numerous contributions they both made to our little
island will be their legacies.
Pam Dolson

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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: 20
3rd Degree Burglaries: 70 3rd Degree Burglaries: 67
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Greetings to all. It was a sad moment when I
opened my email only to learn of my dear Sister,
Mentor, Mother, and friend, Sis Frank's passing.
Her kind and caring words and deeds throughout
the years have touched the very fabric of many folks
whose lives crossed on the same path with her in this
journey called life. Unlike so many others who mi-
grated here and now call my home theirs, she dove
into the culture and tried to understand the people she
met here.
Over the years she worked her fingers to the bone
ensuring the children of St. John had positive things

Thanksgiving 2010 marked the passing of a true
sister, Ruth H. "Sis" Frank.
Sis exemplified all that sisterhood is about. She
was nurturing, respectful of everyone, added humor,
compassion and inspiration to all who were blessed
to know her.
Her never-ending devotion to the arts and the cul-
ture of our islands have few parallels.
On Sis's 80thbirthday, I confessed to her that many
people have called me "Sis", instead of "Cid" over
the past 30 years here on St. John. I never corrected
anyone, because I always felt so complimented that I

This link below is very informative and I believe
the residents of St. John should have access to it. I
phoned Myrah Keating Smith Community Health
Center yesterday to follow up on the results of my
dengue test sent to the CDC in Puerto Rico.
I was told by a male lab tech that my results can
"take up to a month and aren't important for my treat-
ment and recovery!"
I was appalled, for it is very important, especially

to do in their spare time. She lifted our spirits and
gave us a home with a purpose in the St. John Steel
Unlimited Orchestra.
Her other contributions are so many but this one
rings home for me on a personal level for it was there
that I experienced my first brush with the discipline of
music. Thanks so much Sis!
As long as I live... you too will also live on in this
heart of mine. Rest in eternal peace Sis!

was called "Sis."
Sis Frank is truly the essence of what classy sister-
hood is about. She is now placed in the stars above
St. John, shining down, inspiring the youth to pursue
their talents and shine with her.
Thanks, dear Sis, for being a comet in our lives,
and making a difference in the quality of all our
With Much Love and Gratitude
for your inspiration,
Cid Hamling

to a mother who is breast feeding her infant. I actu-
ally corrected the male lab tech, stating the results are
significantly important.
I was then informed I would need to contact medi-
cal records. Not satisfied with how my inquiry was
handled, I realized how little information people have
on dengue.
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Submitted by Z. Hruza

Another Point About Pigs
In reply to the long letter about feral pigs in your Novem-
ber 15 issue, here is the promotion for the 2010 Humane So- aWP.y
city's Holiday Ornament. -.
Please note the little poster pig, with its erect ears, just "E'HUSEK1'
like those ears the anonymous writer claims are not seen on
domestic pigs. The writer is correct that our local pigs should
be kept safely at home, not wandering on the roads, but in-
correct, I believe, in assuming they are feral wild boars and
Paula Myles

Thanks To Sis for the Gift of Music

The Passing of a True Sister

An Informative Website for Dengue

St. John Tradewinds, December 6-12, 2010 15

Birth Announcement: Gisella Lynn Schnell

Michael and Jessie
Schnell announce
the birth of their child
Gisella Lynn Schnell.
Gisella was born on
Friday, October 15.
Proud grandparents
are Debbie and Donald
Schnell of St. John
and Carmen and Steve
Schuler of St. Thomas.

St. John Tradewinds News Photo
Courtesy of Schnell Family

Sun Dog Serves Up Exciting Expanded Dinner Options

Continued from Page 9
sauce served with avocado creme fraiche and black
bean puree, Jamaican jerk chicken quesadillas with
pico di gallo, sour cream and guacamole and a half-
pound certified Angus flatiron steak served with fresh
chimmichurri sauce and grilled smashed potatoes,
the menu alone draws fans and repeat diners. But the
chefs don't stop there, Barry added.
"We have a very small kitchen and that keep ev-
erything super fresh," he said. "We have to be very
careful about the number of ingredients we have and
how they work together to make what the 'New York
Times' called 'an impressive menu for a kitchen the
size of a Volkswagon beetle.'"
"Everyone in the kitchen is a total foodie and our
chefs take a lot of pride in the daily specials that they
come up with," said Barry.
While Barry helms the staff and restaurant, his wife
Barbie oversees the bar, that is when she's not tied up
serving as the athletic director at Gifft Hill School.
"While Barbie's main focus is Gifft Hill School,
where she serves as Athletic Director, she manages to
work closely with the bar staff," said Barry. "When
you come to the Gecko Gazebo Bar, it is just about
impossible to not meet someone or engage in a con-
versation. We don't have televisions, or other distrac-
tions that take away from people getting together,
which is what it's all about."
The Barrys continue to dedicate much effort and

time to GHS. Both Barbie and Michael Barry were
founding board members of the Coral Bay School,
which eventually became the current GHS. Today,
Michael Barry continues to serve on the board at
GHS because he feels it is "making a difference for
the future of the children of St. John by preparing its
leadership," he said.
As the Barrys look ahead toward their 14th season,
they're excited to offer an expanded wine list and a
fully-perfected dinner menu (which they only started
serving two years ago).
"We started serving dinner in a quiet way two years
ago," said Barry. "It happened the way I do most
things by evolution, not revolution. This year rep-
resents our first year of being able to present a high
quality, high value menu for dinner all of the en-
trees are under $20."
"We're in the process of expanding our wine selec-
tions to complement the new foods, again with an eye
on quality and value," Barry said. "As we enter into
our 14th year, we're maybe even more excited than
ever about what we've been able to accomplish and
the value that we are able to give to our guests."
Stop by the Sun Dog for lunch daily between 11
a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and dinner weekdays from 5:30
to 9 p.m. And don't miss the Wednesday Night Jam
which kicks off at 7:30 p.m., but be sure arrive early
in order to get a seat in the courtyard. For more infor-
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St. John Tradewinds
Crime Stoppers reminds ev-
eryone that this is the time of
year when burglars and robbers
take advantage of residents as
they enjoy the festive season and
the beauty of their homes.
Following are recent exam-
ples of crimes that have occurred
throughout the territory, where
thugs have stolen cash, cars, cell
phones, and other valuables.
St. John
On October 25, a residence at
92 Chocolate Hole was locked
and secured by its owners around
11 a.m. When they returned 40
minutes later, they discovered
that a burglar had broken a win-
dow and stolen a black 32-inch

Panasonic flat screen TV worth
$1,200. This crime tells us that
the criminals are watching us
and our neighborhoods, so
please watch out for criminals.
The minimum reward for the ar-
rest of a burglar is $714.
St. Thomas
On November 12 at 4:16
a.m. in the area of Polyberg,
while stopped at a red light, a
man was robbed at gunpoint by
two masked gunmen dressed in
black with handkerchiefs over
their faces. The armed robbers
took his ring, threw him out of
his vehicle, and drove off in it.
The license plate is TDL-988.
It is up to the law-abiding citi-
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Police Log

Friday, November 26
3:28 p.m. A citizen p/r a simple assault. Simple assault.
3:45 p.m. A citizen p/r being harassed by her ex boyfriend. Dis-
turbance of the peace, D.V
Saturday, November 27
12:53 a.m. A citizen c/r loud music in the area of Coral Bay.
Loud music.
3:49 a.m. A citizen r/ a disturbance in Cruz Bay. Police assis-
4:41 a.m. An Estate Enighed resident c/r a burglary at her resi-
dence. Burglary in the second.
5:00 a.m. An Estate Enighed resident p/r a burglary. Burglary
in the second.
No time given A VI. National Park Ranger r/ a body of a male
recovered in Limetree Cove, Coral Bay, possible drowning. D.O.A.
Sunday, November 28
12:15 a.m. An Estate Carolina resident r/ loud music. Loud mu-
8:24 a.m. An Estate Contant resident p/r that someone stole his
cellphone. Grand larceny.
4:40 p.m. A citizen p/r being threatened by her boyfriend. Dis-
turbance of the peace, threats.
8:00 p.m. An Estate Contant resident r/ a disturbance. Distur-
bance of the peace.
No time given AMyrah Keating Smith Community Health Cen-
ter security official c/r a shooting victim. Assault in the third.
11:06 p.m. A citizen c/r hearing gun shots in the area of Bel-
levue Village. Illegal discharge of firearm.
Monday, November 29
10:46 a.m. A citizen c/r a burglary at the Westin Villas. Lost
12:26 p.m. A citizen p/r being harassed over the telephone. Tele-
phone harassment.
1:20 p.m. An Estate Fish Bay resident p/r he was bitten by a
dog. Allowing vicious animals to stray.
7:13 p.m. A citizen p/r he was assaulted. Simple assault.
8:00 p.m. An Estate Contant resident p/r he was assaulted. Sim-
ple assault.
Tuesday, November 30
6:33 p.m. An Estate Grunwald resident r/ a disturbance with her
husband. Disturbance of the peace, D.V
Wednesday, December 1
7:35 p.m. A citizen c/requesting police assistance in Cruz Bay.
Police assistance.
Thursday, December 2
6:16 p.m. An Estate Adrian resident c/r someone tampered with
her water pump. Police assistance.
6:31 p.m. A Westin Resort and Villas employee c/r a female
creating a disturbance on the beach. Disturbance of the peace.


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St. John Tradewinds, December 6-12, 2010 17

Cancer survivor Brian Holt returns to St. John, helping plan first St. John Relay for Life

Continued from Page 8
the nurses, the doctors, the guy
who wheeled me out everyone
was amazing."
Once again the American Can-
cer Society helped out by covering
the cost of Holt and his girlfriend's
round-trip plane tickets.
Following successful surgery,
Holt was released from the hospital
less than 72 hours later. He spent a
month recuperating in North Caro-
lina and flew back to St. John on
Halloween. While he still faces CT
scans, blood work and X-ray ex-

ams every few months, Holt went
from diagnosis to remission in a
half a year.
"It was a total of six months,"
he said. "I was diagnosed on April
28 and I had my surgery on Sep-
tember 29. It was a hell of a six
Since his return, Holt has been
helping to organize the first ever
St. John Relay for Life, helping to
recruit teams and plan a knock out
survivor's dinner. His motivation
is simple to make sure others in
his position are able to get the kind

of help he did from the American
Cancer Society.
"Going through this, you kind
of start realizing this is bigger than
just you," said Holt. "Anything
you can do to help the fight against
cancer is important. I lost my
mother to cancer when I was 12."
"I fought it for me and for her,"
Holt said. "I continue to fight and

try to keep giving back."
All of the funds raised at the
St. John Relay for Life are for the
local American Cancer Society
chapter, and the funds remain in
the St. Thomas/St. John District,
Holt added.
"One of the big things about the
Relay for Life is that all the money
is staying right here," he said. "I

know everyone has been touched
by cancer in one way or another. If
you haven't been touched recently,
you will be soon."
Organizers of the first St. John
Relay for Life are still looking
for sponsors and teams. For more
information about the event or to
donate, call event chair Mary Bar-
tolucci at 642-1629.

Hurricane Season 2010 Is Over

Continued from Page 2
tion of 11 named storms in about
40 days, six of which were Cape
Verde-type storms," according to
Wikipedia. "Four of those Cape
Verde storms (Danielle, Earl, Igor
and Julia) each reached Category
4 intensity and a fifth in the Carib-
bean (Karl) also became a major
hurricane. Danielle and Earl were
back-to-back major hurricanes,
followed by several weak tropical
storms, followed by another series
of three consecutive major hurri-
"From August 21 to Septem-
ber 26, there was not a single full
day without at least one tropical
cyclone active for a total of 36
days, starting with the formation
of Tropical Depression Six (which
became Hurricane Danielle) and
ending with the dissipation of
Tropical Depression Lisa, the lon-
gest period since the 2004 Atlantic
hurricane season, also tying 2005,"
according to the website. "In the
month of September, eight named
storms formed, which is the high-
est ever recorded, tying with the
2002 and 2007 seasons."
There were also three occasions
when three tropical cyclones were
active at the same time. The first

set was Danielle, Earl and Fiona,
which all existed on August 30 and
31. Then on September 1 and 2,
Earl, Fiona and Gaston were swirl-
ing over the Atlantic Ocean.
"The third and most notable
was when Igor, Julia, and Karl
were active September 14 through
September 18," according to Wiki-
pedia. "During a brief period, on
September 15, Igor and Julia were
simultaneously Category 4 hurri-
canes, a very rare occurrence and
the first such since 1926. Both
were still hurricanes when Karl
was upgraded to a hurricane on
September 16, the first time since
the 1998 season that there were
at least three simultaneous hurri-
canes in the North Atlantic."
The final storm of the season
was Hurricane Tomas, which dis-
sipated on November 7. The stron-
gest storm of the 2010 season was
Hurricane Igor, which packed
155 mile per hour winds when it
formed on September 8, according
to Wikipedia.
In total the season cost $11.299
billion in damages, according to
the website, which also estimated
259 direct and 23 indirect fatalities
were caused by the 2010 Atlantic
Hurricane Season.

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18 St. John Tradewinds, December 6-12, 2010

1 Classifieds

The Directors of St John Homes, Inc. hereby advise the St John community, and
the public at large, that Jane Thompson (a/k/a Jane Stuckert) is NOT a Director,
Officer, nor Agent of this Company and she is NOT AUTHORIZED to represent,
bind, nor conduct business on behalf of the Company in ANY capacity. Any person
or entity doing business with Jane Thompson a/k/a Jane Stuckert on behalf of St.
John Homes, Inc. does so at their own risk, and the Company will not honor any
representations, commitments or undertakings made by Ms. Thompson.

St. John Tradewinds

Business Directory

Caribbean Villas & Resorts
tel. 1-800-338-0987
or locally 340-776-6152

Island Getaways
888-693-7676, islandgetaway-

Suite St. John Villas/Condos
tel. 1-800-348-8444
or locally at 340-779-4486

VIVA Vacations
tel. 779-4250

R&I PATTON goldsmithing
Located in Mongoose Junction
776-6548 or (800) 626-3445

Alfredo's Landscaping
tel. 774-1655 cell 513-2971
P.O. Box 91, St. John, VI 00831

Coral Bay Garden Center
tel. 693-5579 fax 714-5628
P.O. Box 1228, STJ, VI 00831

P.O. Box 1747, STJ, VI 00831 PROPERTYKING
tel. 643-6348

Architecture Landscaping & Irrigation
Crane, Robert Architect, AIA Pronerit M1mt
tel. 776-6356 Cimmaron Property
P.O. Box 370, STJ, VI 00831 Management
tel. 340-715-2666
Barefoot Architect, Inc. St. John's Premier Property
tel. 693-7665 fax 693-8411 Manager
P.O. Box 1772, STJ, VI 00831
Seaview Vacation Homes, Inc.
tel. 340-776-6805; 1-888-625-
Banking 2963
Scotiabank www.seaviewhomes.com
#1 Mortgage Lender in the VI
The Marketplace (340) 776-6552 Real Estate

American Paradise Real Estate
Beauty/Spa tel. 693-8352 fax 693-8818
Beauty Lounge Salon & Spa P.O. Box 8313, STJ, VI 00831
www.stjohnbeautylounge.com info@americanparadise.com
Mongoose Junction 776-0774

Westin Resorts & Villas
Spa Services
tel. 693-8000, ext. 1903/1904

St. John Hardware
tel. 693-8780 fax 776-6685
Located at The Marketplace

Theodore Tunick & Company
Phone 775-7001 / Fax 775-7002

Cruz Bay Realty
tel. 693-8808 fax 693-9812
P.O. Box 66, STJ, VI 00831

Debbie Hayes, GRI
tel. 714-5808 or 340-642-5995

John Foster Real Estate
tel. 714-5808 or 340-642-5995

Holiday Homes of St. John
tel. 776-6776 fax 693-8665
P.O. Box 40, STJ, VI 00831

Islandia Real Estate
tel. 776-6666 fax 693-8499
P.O. Box 56, STJ, VI 00831

John McCann & Associates
tel. 693-3399 fax 888-546-1115
Located at Wharfside Landing

Concordia Cafe, 693-5855
Happy Hour 4:30-6pm
Dinner 6-8:30pm Tues-Sat

Fish Trap Restaurant
and Seafood Market
tel. 693-9994, Closed Mondays

La Tapa Restaurant
tel. 693-7755
Open 7 Days a Week

Skinny Legs "A Pretty
OK Place"
tel. 340-779-4982

Sun Dog Cafe
tel. 693-8340
Located at Mongoose Junction

Saltwater Gypsy Consignment

St. Johnimals, Island Pet

C4th Custom Embroidery
tel. 779-4047
Located in Coral Bay

Alyce's Attic Sale at
Plumeria on Gifft Hill.
Across from Bellevue
Saturday December 11th
9am to 1pm.
Rugs,fabric, decorative
items,linens, lamps,
pictures, household
items and Christmas
Come have fun!

Responsible couple desired
for care of two villas in the
Cruz Bay area (no short term
rentals), in exchange for
rent. Position available as
of January 1,2011. Separate
caretaker residence provided.
Please submit resume/
background information/
references via email to:


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Autos, Boats, Trailers.
Call For Rates: 779-4445

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Church Dir- tr

Baha'i Community of St. John
For Devotions and Study Circles,call 714-1641
7:30 p.m. Friday; Study Circles 9 a.m. Sunday
776-6316, 776-6254

Bethany Moravian Church
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
Inter-Denominational, 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
of Latter-day Saints
Sun. 9 a.m., on St. Thomas 776-2379
Sun., 5 p.m., STJ, Lumberyard

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

Emmaus Moravian Church
Coral Bay, Sun. 9 a.m. 776-6713

Jehovah's Witness
7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 7 p.m.
Saturday (Espaiol), 10 a.m. Sunday, 340-715-0530

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.

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, 693-8830

Seventh Day Adventist
Saturday, 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.

St. Ursula's Episcopal Church
Sunday 9 a.m.; Bible Class, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
9:45 a.m. Sunday, 776-6332

Word of Faith Church
Word of Faith International
Christian Center, Sundays 7:30 a.m.
Gifft Hill SchoolCall 774-8617


St. John Tradewinds, December 6-12, 2010 19

_I Classifieds I

Watersports Jobs!

Full time, part time, lots of benefits, free scuba,
snorkeling, sailing trips to the BVI, etc. Growing
watersports company has immediate openings:

Beach Attendants at Westin Resort
Retail Store Staff
PADI Instructors

Cruz Bay Watersports 776-6857

Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority
Job Vacancy Announcement
Environmental Enforcement Officer III
St. Thomas

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

DEADLINE: December 21, 2010

* Investigates resident's complaints relating to waste disposal
and handling, and performs "windshield" inspections of busi-
ness, public and private properties to ensure compliance with
Title 19, chapter 56 and Title 29, Chapter 8 of the VIC and
all related rules and regulations.
* Investigates incidents of illegal dumping of waste and seeks
to identify the responsible party(s): conducts follow-up and
subsequent closure of all assigned complaints and/or inves-
* Issues warning notices and citations evidence to support all
issued citations.
* Serves violators Orders for Corrective Actions (OCA),
Notices of Non-Compliance (NONC) and other
Administrative Orders (AO).
* Indentifies and recommends penalties for environmental
damages caused by violators
* Initiates injunctive actions to halt and limit environmental
damages, and prescribes remedial actions as necessary to
restore appropriate environmental conditions
* Review all Environmental Enforcement Officers work orders,
investigates reports and complies and prepares monthly sum-
maries of activities.
* Prepares work schedules for approval by Division Director
and/or Senior Compliance Officer.
* Provides oversight, leadership, guidance and assistance to
Environmental Enforcement Officers and trainee while in
the field
* Perform other duties as assigned.

* AA degree in Environmental Science, Environmental
Planning, Criminal Justice or Political Science from an
accredited college or university.
* A minimum of six (6) years serving in the capacity of a law
enforcement officer.
* A minimum of five (5) years serving in the capacity of an
Environmental Enforcement Officer II.
* Must be a Virgin Islands Police Department Academy
* VI driver's license is required.

Submit the Environmental Enforcement applications and
a letter of interest along with a resume to:
Director of Human Resources
P.O. Box 1689
Kingshill, St. Croix 00851
Email us at employment@dviwma.org
Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority is an Equal
Opportunity Employer

Cruz Bay:
* One bedroom, one bath,
w/d, $1000.00
One bedroom, one bath,
w/d, $1700.00
One bedroom, one bath,
w/d, $1900.00
Three bedroom, 2 bath,
w/d, $1700.00
Three bedroom, one bath,
washer, $1700.00, avail
Dec. 6th
Large studio, $1200.00,
avail Jan. 1st
Coral Bay:
* One bedroom, one bath
* One bedroom, one bath

Gifft Hill, One bedroom
furnished apartment with
great view, full kitchen with
dishwasher. Sunny deck and
covered deck. Non-smoker,
no pets. Laundry access.
$1,600 utilities included. Call
Alyce Jordan at 776-6568.
Available January 1.

OWNERS Affordable
Reliable Internet. 1Mb
service $70/mo.
info@ dishanddat.com
340 779 4001

Professional and experi-
enced. Brakes, CV Joints,
Suspensions, Shocks,
Alternators, Timing Belts,
General Engine, Repair,
Foreign & Domestic.
All Work Guaranteed.
Call 227-9574

43000 miles, a/c, 4 wheel
drive, great shape. $9,900.
Call Rickt@517-203-8046

Suzuki Island Car for Sale:
Partially Renovated $1500
OBO Richard 340-642-5358


At The Lumberyard



first floor space available

Downtown Cruz Bay
Where St. John Does Business

For Space Call Nick


The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) is soliciting proposals for:
RFP-WMA-002-T-11 Preventative Maintenance and 24-Hour Emergency Repair Services of
Emergency Power Generator Systems and the VI Waste Management
Authority's Facilities St. Thomas and St. John, Virgin Islands.
Documents pertaining to this Request for Proposal (RFP) may be obtained from the VIWMA's Division of
Procurement and Property, St. Thomas-St. John District Office at 9500 Wheatley Center II, Suite 2 or from
the St. Croix District Officer at #1 La Grande Princesse, Suite BL1, Christiansted between the hours of
8:00am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, or by contacting the Director, Mrs. Cecile Lynch, directly via
phone or email.
PROPOSAL DUE DATE and TIME: Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 2:00pm Atlantic Standard Time
PROPOSAL DUE PLACE: Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority
9500 Wheatley Center II, Suite 2, St. Thomas, VI 00802
P. 0. Box 303669, St. Thomas, VI 00803
#1 La Grande Princesse, Suite BL 1, Christiansted, VI 00820
P. 0. Box 1689, Kingshill, VI 00851-1689
(Six (6) Sealed Proposal Packages Marked Proposal for RFP
No. RFP-WMA-002-T-11, DO NOT OPEN)
NOTE: The proposal number must be placed on the outside of all
Bid Packages. Proposals may not be withdrawn for a period of
ninety (90) days from the date of the submission deadline.
DIRECT INQUIRIES: Mrs. Cecile Phillip-Lynch
Director, Procurement and Property Division
Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority
#1 La Grande Princesse, Suite BL1, Christiansted, VI 00820 OR
Email: clynch@viwma.org Phone: 340-718-4489
All questions pertaining to the submission of proposals, scope of services and the award process should
be directed in writing either in hard copy or by email to Mrs. Cecile Phillip-Lynch, Director of Procurement
and Property, at clynch@viwma.org.
The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority reserves the right to waive any non-substantive
informalities, technicalities, or irregularities; or reject any or all qualifications and proposals; or to
re-advertise for proposals, and to award or refrain from awarding the contract for the work. The Virgin
Islands Waste Management Authority also reserved the right to accept or reject any Proposal or any item
listed therein. VIWMA further reserves the right to waive any informality in Proposals received.
May Adams Cornwall
Executive Director
Vm >** Ar-W MA j11.i*--

20 St. John Tradewinds, December 6-12, 2010

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.

Tuesday, December 7
The next St. John Historical
Society meeting is at 7 p.m. at
the Bethany Moravian Church.
December 8 and 10
Gifft Hill School is hosting
an admission open house infor-
mation session and tour from 8
to 9:30 a.m., on December 8, at
the Upper Campus for grades
6-12. The Lower Campus ses-
sion will be on December 10,
from 8 to 9:30 a.m., for pre-
school-fifth grade.
Saturday, December 11
Mongoose Junction will host
the 15th annual All Island Holi-
day Party starting at 8 p.m.
Monday, December 13
The Department of Health
is offering free flu shots on
from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at
the Nazareth Lutheran Church.
The Coral Bay Commu-
nity Council planning discus-
sion series will continue with
its second meeting from 6 to
7:30 p.m. at the Guy Benjamin
School (Room 6) in Coral Bay.
Wednesday, December 15
The Coral Bay community
Christmas Tree Lighting and
Carole Sing is at 6:30 p.m. at

the basketball court.
Saturday, December 18
The Bethany Moravian
Church will be hosting its an-
nual Pre-Christmas dinner on at
the Bethany Fellowship Hall.
Sunday, December 19
Virgin Islands Audubon
Society's Christmas Bird Count
is scheduled on St. John.
Join the St. John Land-
sharks Second Annual Rein-
deer Run. Registration begins
at 7:30 a.m. with the race at
8 a.m. Meet at the Annaberg
parking lot.
Friday, December 31
Agenda is hosting a New Year's
Eve Youth Extravaganza at the
Housing Parks and Recreation
center in Curz Bay from 8 p.m.
to 1 a.m..
February 19, 2011
St. John Relay for Life -
momentum continues to grow
in team sponsorships, volun-
teer recruitment, purchases of
luminaries and additional cor-
porate sponsorships. Contact
event chair Mary Bartolucci at
642-1629 to learn how to get

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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
Narcotics Anonymous has open meetings from 6:30 to 7:30
p.m. every Saturday at St. Ursula's Church.

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 will meet on Mondays at St. Ursula's Church from
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spectacular views of Francis Bay and west (sunsets). Gentle grade,
and easy build. This lot is ideal/unique for one seeking a private estate/
compound within the National Park, desiring lots of land /gardens/privacy
with convenient beach access.

Inquire about January 26th Bid deadline and February 15th Auction (and
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VILLA ROMANCE New, luxury villa built to highest
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CHOCOLATE HOLE Unique ruins of 1700's Great House,
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CALYPSO del SOL Very successful rental villa w/
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Newer masonry home w/ 3 equal bdrm suites, Ig. screened
porch, A/C, beautiful pool & hot tub. $1,950,000.
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.
BORDEAUX MT. REDUCED! Well built home on
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south shore views. Bay rum trees abound on this lush,
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LIZARD HILL This exclusive North Shore property,
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the 2 bd/2 bath main house w/separate luxurious master
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SEASCAPE Fabulous location on Bovocoap Point!
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CHRISTY ANN New rental villa in upscale neighbor-
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3 bd/2 baths, large covered veranda, spa, 20' vaulted ceil-
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REEF BAY VIEW Absolutely stunning, unobstructed,
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vacation rental history. $1,595,000.
COCO CRUZ Fabulous 3 bd/2 bath turn-key rental villa
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A BEST BUY! Well built, poured concrete cottage w/
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flat lot for gardening & concrete slab in place for future
garage & expansion. Only $349,000.

PLUMB GUT 1 bd/1 bath home with adjacent 1X1 cot-
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STONE HOUSE Unique native stone 3 bd/3 bath villa
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BOATMAN POINT Masonry 4 bd. home on spectacular
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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.
FABRIC MILL Very successful clothing business, es-
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inventory & equipment, owner will train. $150,000.
SILVER IGUANA Beachfront shop w/an eclectic col-
lection of sterling silver jewelry & locally crafted gifts.
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CRUZ VIEWS CONDO Nice 2 bedroom unit w/full A/C,
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DITLEFF POINT Extraordinary sites on magnificent
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ing, and incredible views. Prices start at $695,000.
KLEIN BAY Small upscale neighborhood, gorgeous
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ac. site, ideal for private estate or subdivision. $2,900,000.
CRUZBAYTOWN-Walkto FrankBay, R-4zoning.$249K.
CHOCOLATE HOLE -Waterviews, /2 ac. $299K & $379K.
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.


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Privacy is para-
porary gated estate
features open floor
plan with extensive
common areas, 2
pools, luxuriousmas-
ter suite, 6 additional
bdrms. Private dock.

$6,800,000 (Great Cruz Bay).
POINCIANA" is an island classic
iome on 1.24 acres of prime waterfront
Hart Bay.
-T popular
Sbrental with
r one of the
best views
of the south
1 .980.000 shore.

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"SEA TURTLE VILLA" is a contempo-
style. 4
4.5 baths,
walk to the
beach and
great views
make this
a su per
$5,450,000 package.
"SEA TURTLE VILLA" is a contempo-
rary Skytop home with amazing water
views, 2 master suites, 3 baths, tropical
pool, & open
set amidst se-
cluded privacy.
Great vacation
villa or island
S1.500.000 home!

"MILL VISTA CAROLINA" Easy access & build on Centerline Hd.
"FISH BAY" Views, breezes and paved access
"LEAST EXPENSIVE WATERFRONT"! Gentle slope, 4 min. walk to beach
"SUGAR APPLE WEST" Harbor views gentle 2 ac. with Topo
"CONTANT" lot with Great Cruz Harbor View. Owner Realtor
"CALABASH BOOM" .4 ac. GREAT views, private. Topo map
"BOATMAN POINT WATERFRONT" Sunset Views and Gentle Site.

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8,000 sq. ft. villa close to Cruz Bay, 6
bdrms, 6.5 baths, designer detail and
lar views
of Pillsbury
Sound & St.
$3,780,000 Thomas.
offers 2 cottages with hot tubs in private
setting. Pan-
oramic views
over harbor to
BVls. Charming
brick courtyard,
lush tropical
landscaping, and
outdoor showers.
$1,275,000 Excellent rentals.

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$ 260,000
$ 285,000
$ 299,000
$ 375,000
$ 475,000

EAST END LAND Parcels in Privateer Bay and on far East End. Coral Bay views and
underground utilities. From $265,000
"CHOCOLATE HOLE" Breezes and views to St. Thomas. From $285,000
"VIRGIN GRAND ESTATES" Gated sub-division, sunsetviews. Can build FRACTIONAL
HOME! Paved roads. 3 from $335,000
"LOVANGO CAY" Waterfront & hillside properties; upscale amenities including barge
docks, paved roads, undrgrd utilities beach & views. From $275,000

lac. 7br 7.5 bth compound: private ten-
nis court, 2 pools, 2 spas, & two beauti-
S fullyappoint-
ed homes!
Deeded ac-
cess to walk
to 2 beach-
es. Impres-
sive rental
$2,999,500 history.
"SEABISCUIT" is a winner! Charming
2x2 Caribbean style masonry villa with
pan oramic
views, very
private pool &
hot tub. Breezy
location conve-
nient to Coral
Bay. Walk to
shoreline wa-
$995,000 tersports.

"ESTATE CONCORDIA" hillside sites with stunning views
ranging from the BVIs, down St. John's eastern coast to
Ram's Head St. Croix. From $335,000
"UPPER MONTE BAY ESTATES" 7 Spectacular private
parcels above Rendezvous Bay; paved road, stone walls
& underground utilities. From $799,000
"NORTHSHORE PROPERTIES" Peter Bay & Hawksnest/
Denis Bay exquisite home sites with breathtaking views
over the North Shore, BVI & many cays in between. Call for
a tour today. Prices start at $895,000 for half acre
"PETER BAY ESTATES" Exquisite home sites with
breathtaking views over the North Shore, BVI & cays
between. Prices from $1,750,000
dock access, quiet upscale neighborhood, awesome
views. Owner/broker. Call for details. $1,300,000

tremely quiet
stone home
has all the
amenities one
would desire
on over an
acre of gently
$2,500,000 sloped land.
Beautiful water view from both decks
of well built home. Flexible floorplan
flcan be 2
units or
as 3 bed-
room home.
to town!
S689.900 Great rental!

acre sub-dividable borders National
Park! AMAZING VIEWS! $1,900,000
HILLSIDE Incredible BVI views! 12
acre sub-divideable waterfront lot
for $9,999,000 plus 4 hillside lots
available from $699,000
spectacular BVI views, excellent roads,
underground utilities, stone walls,
planters, common beach. Minutes from
Coral Bay. 12 lots from $399,000



front lifestyle.
open air sol-
id masonry
3 bedroom
home. Must
be seen to
be appreci-
X3 Recently
& well kept
house with
3 income
units. Easy
I to Cruz
Bay and

Call or email today for info!

a 3 or 4 bedroom luxury home.
Magnificent views and sunsets from
3 homes with all amenities, pools
w/waterfalls and spas. Deeded 1
month ownerships from $59,000
Own a week, a month, or more &
enjoy all the resort amenities! Most
unit sizes and weeks available.
Priced from $4,000

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VILLA TESORI Luxurious custom CVISTA Magnificent open air 4 bdrm AMARILLA VILLA 3 BR, 3.5 BA villa,
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site finishings, sweeping views, residence exudes comfort, class & roof, 1800 views, large pool & hot tub
5BR/5BA. $4,250,000 elegance. $3,895,000 $2,595,000

THE WATER at Pebble Beach with
fabulous water views! Beautiful wood-
work; upper level is a 3 BR unit &
lower level is a 1 BR unit. $675,000
INN LOVE Beautiful Great Cruz
Bay with sunset views! 5 BD/5BA with
pool & spa. Come see the impressive
recent renovations $1,095,000
private, family estate house on 1.6
acres. Features one of the largest
private pools on St. John (w/diving
board). Mature landscaping.

AMANI Spectacular 1800 views,
prestigious Maria Bluff, 3 bdrms
w/baths located in the main building,
plus private guest cottage $1,795,000
BAREFOOT Nee room, 1.5
bath gue *-amt neighbor-
hood. $ 5 .
Located in Nat'l Pk boundaries of
Catherineberg on 1 acre. 2BR/2.5BA
& office. Immaculate! $2,395,000
ALLESANDRA Luxurious masonry
villa, extensively renovated in 2007,
picture postcard views of 3 bays,
3BR/3BA, 2 car garage $1,950,000

CRUZ BAY Prime .75 acre
property, 3 bedroom, 3 bath with
pool and panoramic views. Zoned
R-4 and suited for development.
BREAKFAST! "Garden By The Sea"
is a quaint Caribbean home. Spacious
owners' apartment and 3 income
producing A/C units. $1,800,000.
masonry pool villa. Set privately in
lush tropical gardens, fenced yard,
boarding green-space. 2-car garage

AMOROSA A brilliant Tuscan inspired YOUR OWN SECLUDED BEACH
villa in Peter Bay. Sweeping views, Just steps to Hart Bay, "Rendezview"
deeded walking path to the beach, 4BR, features 4 BR/4BA with a lower 3BR
5 BA. Live webcam & virtual tour @ beach house. $2,895,000
americanparadise.com $7,450,000

Privateer Bay. 3BR/3BA, casual
beach house steps from the water &
features views from almost every
room. Paved roads & underground
utilities. $975,000
ZOOTENVAAL! Newly built multi
unit tasteful masonry home sited on
1.36 FLAT acres. Expand or subdi-
vide. Private with large yard.
on the serene East End. Completely
renovated. HOA common parcel with
dock. $1,995,000

dramatic views, short distance to
North Shore beaches, cooling
breezes $1,990,000.
views. Tiled pool deck, 2 large AC.
suites & mahogany hardwoods. Plans
for 3 more bdrms. $1,235,000
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
SUSANNABERG! New masonry
home on FLAT lot plus separate rental
cottage. Borders Nat'l Park. $750,000

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24 St. John Tradewinds, December 6-12, 2010

Zing Siomone's Voyage


Sweet Ting

2010 Thanksgiving Regatta Results


Single Handed 30' and Under
1 Zing 2:02:00
2 Southern Breeze 2:37:12

Single Handed Over 30' to 40'
1 Ocean Wave 2:03:10

Single Handed Over 40'
1 Castanet 1:59:11
2 Cloud Nine 1:59:58

Gaffers 35' and Under
1 Calabreeze 1:54:30
2 Sweet Ting 1:55:37
3 Buxom II 2:18:42
4 Taurus 2:23:10
5- Violet L 2:54:52

Gaffers Over 35'
1 Breath 2:12:21


Traditional Under 40'
1 Sweet Ting 2:05:00
2 Buxom 112:13:00
3 Calabreeze 2:14:00
Taurus DNF

Traditional Over 40' Schooner
1 Liberty 1:39:00

Traditional Over 40' Ketch
1 Gaucho 1:01:00

Cruising I, 30' and Under
1 Zing 2:29:00
2 Reality Switch 2:43:00
3 Zenyatta 2:59:00
4 Southern Breeze 3:00:00

Cruising II, Over 30' to Under 40'
1 Runaway 2:12:00
2 Absolute 2:23:00
3 Ocean Wave 2:54:00
4 Windshift 2:57:00
Aeolus DNF

Cruising III, 40' and Over
1 Simones Voyage 2:27:00
2 Inspiration 2:32:00
3 Levana 2:39:00
4 Castanet 2:46:00
5 -Paradise Found 2:47:00
6 Wild Ting 2:49:00
7 Cloud Nine 2:54:00
8 Osprey 2:58:00

Wave Goodbye 1:03:00


Reality Switch


Ocean Wave


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