St. John tradewinds
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Title: St. John tradewinds
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Place of Publication: St. John, V.I
Publication Date: 11-14-2011
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Woodys Block Party Raises $19K for Relay for LifePage 6St. John Sailor Mayumi Roller Aims to Book Ticket for 2012 Olympic GamesPage 5Anti-WAPA Protesters Call for Lower RatesPage 6 Coral Bay Residents Form Coalition in Opposition To Proposed RO Plant in FortsbergPage 3 November 14-20, 2011 Copyright 2011 St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Yelena RogersBlock Party with a Purpose Raises Almost $19,000 for Relay for LifeWoody's Seafood Saloon hosted its second annual Save Second Base Block Party on Saturday night, November 5, in Cruz Bay. The event features live bands, DJs and raised almost $19,000 for the St. John Relay for Life American Cancer Society fund raiser. SEE FULL STORY ON PAGE 5. *Valid when applying for home purchase or switching from another mortgage lender. Offer excludes applications already submitted. Coupon/offer must be presented/mentioned at time of application and is not redeemable for cash. Credit will be applied toward the total closing costs owed at time of mortgage closing. Not to be combined with any other offer. Subject to credit approval. Conditions apply. Offer valid until 11/18/11 in USVI only.


St. John Tradewinds The Virgin Islands Taxicab Commission will conduct its annual veteran medallion auction on Decem ber 14, 15 and 16 pursuant to Title 20, Section 407 (c) of the VI Code, the commission Executive Director Judith Wheatley announced. This auction is open to Virgin Islands veterans of the U.S. armed services only. Applications can be picked up at the Taxicab Comday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bid forms must be deposited in the bid box no later than 10 a.m. the day of the auction. gin Island veteran on the island for which the bid is scheduled. Bid applicants must be present at the time of auction. Bid envelopes will be publicly opened on the date and times indicated. Any persons who purchase a medallion at auction pursuant to this subsection is prohibited from transferring said medallion by sale, lease or otherwise, within three years of purchase. Thereafter such transfer, lease or sale must be to another eligible veteran. Only approved buyers may submit bids. Two medallions for each island will be auctioned to approved U.S. Virgin Islands Veterans. On St. John the auction will be on Thursday, December 15, at 11 The minimum acceptable bid is set at $20,000 for St. Thomas, $20,000 for St. John, and $8,000 for St. Croix. A 10 percent down payment of the bid amount (nonrefundable deposit if the sale is not consummat ed) is required at the time of the bid or no later than 3 p.m. on the same day. This down payment must be Virgin Islands Taxicab Commission. The remaining balance of 90 percent must be paid in a like manner within 10 days after the date of the not consummated within the allotted 10 days, the second highest bidder will automatically be awarded the bid. Any questions or requests for additional informa tion should be directed to the Virgin Islands Taxicab Commission at 693-4211 ext. 4002. EDITOR/PUBLISHER malinda@tradewinds.vi NEWS EDITOR Jaime Elliott jaime@tradewinds.vi WRITERS ADVERTISING advertising@tradewinds.vi CIRCULATION Rohan Roberts COLUMNISTS & CONTRIBUTORS Andrew Rutnik, Craig Barshinger, SUBSCRIPTIONS U.S. & U.S.V.I. only $85.00 per year THIRD CLASS PERMIT U.S. Postage PAID St. John, VI 00831 NEWSLINE Tel. (340) 776-6496 Fax (340) 693-8885 www.tradewinds.vi editor@tradewinds.vi MAILING ADDRE SS P.O. Box 1500 St. John, VI 00831 COPYRIGHT 2011 news stories, letters, columns, photographs or advertisements allowed without written permission from the publisher. TRADEWINDS PUBLISHING LLCThe Community Newspaper Since 1972 2 St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds Due to recent heavy rainfall and the anticipation of more rain over the weekend, the public should refrain from using areas that are affected by stormwater runoff until these effects subside, the Departthe public last week. Parents are advised to instruct their children to keep away from storm-water-impacted beaches as well as areas with manholes and storm-water evaluates weekly water quality at 43 popular swimming beaches throughout the territory. There may be an elevated health risk to anyone swimming in storm-water-impacted areas as a result of increased concentrations of bacteria. All persons should also be aware that storm-water runoff may also contain contaminants or pollutants harmful to human health and therefore all persons should avoid areas of storm-water runoff (i.e. guts, puddles and drainage basins). eas. For more information call 773-1082. The Island Green Building Association (IGBA) will have a pubBay, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. facilitate the V.I. Recycling Program, will lead an informative disunder closure orders and skyrocketing costs for public services, including waste disposal and energy supplies. cussed, and compared with small, local efforts. Comprehensive recycling and source separation of wastes will also be discussed. Composting and recycling will be compared as an alternative to the Alpine Energy project, which proposes to burn most of the V.I.s municipal solid waste, including recyclables, for WAPA energy. Discussion and Q&A with these experts help the community be well informed about these issues and the alternatives. Come be a part of a better future for the Virgin Islands! All are welcome to this free seminar. Call 227-1110 for more information.IGBA Meeting Set for November 17The next CORE St. John Chapter meeting will be on WednesAll interested divers, dive shop owners, snorkelers and more Next CORE Chapter Meeting Nov. 16 T axi Medallion Auction for Veterans Set for December 15 on St. JohnEnjoy traditional West Indian Thanksgiving fare and cash bar while listening to the Pan Dragons and Inner Visions Reggae Band from a table under the trees. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children under 8 years old. Tickets are available in advance from Courtesy Car Rental by calling 776-6650, or at the dinner.Pan Dragons Hosting Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner in Franklin Powell Park Nov. 19 DPNR Warns Residents To Refrain From Using Affected Areas 15, at Gifft Hill School at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Judy Pierce, Chief of Wildlife, Division of Pierce will explain why cutting the line is not the answer. In the boobies and frigatebirds. She also will talk about the federally Audubon Meeeting Is November 15 community is invited to join the celebration. For more information call the center at 693-8580.St. Ursula's Pre-Thanksgiving Day Luncheon Scheduled for November 17


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds for an end to rising Water and Power Authority Rates last week (see related story on Page 6), about 50 residents in Coral Bay have been on an entirely different front. Residents in the Coral Bay area construct a reverse osmosis plant in the Fortsberg area with intake Bay Harbor and a pipeline buried across the bay to the new Calabash Boom housing community at a gline Architects Tracy Roberts. While Roberts presented WAPAs preliminary plans at that meeting, residents had many more questions which were left unanswered. Despite a lack of additional public meetings to share information, WAPA and Springline have been moving full steam ahead to bring an RO plant to Coral Bay. WAPAs plan to bring potable water to the Coral Bay area includes construction of an RO plant capable of producing 50,000 galstructing seawater intake and discharge lines, a pump system and pump station and an ultimately 500,000 gallon water storage tank on Parcel 6-4 Estate Carolina. The plan also calls for laying a submarine distribution line from the Fortsberg RO plant across the bay to the Calabash Boom housing area and burying a second water transmission line under the public road from Fortsberg up to the water storage tank at 6-4 Carolina. St. John to explain the need for the facility in the Coral Bay area; except that plan was developed in 1983 and has been out of date for eight years. The project would be paid for by U.S. Department of Interior Water Drinking Grant funds, some of which WAPA has already obtained. WAPA was granted $800,000 under the federal program for 2010 and the utility can request additional funds from the program for up to seven years, acWAPAs Environmental Assessment Report for the RO plant components, one water component and two separate phases. construction of the RO plant and related construction of intake and discharge lines, including pumps and a generator, according to the EAR. The second land component is the burial of the water transmission line and basic grading and storm water design of the estate road at Fortsberg. The third land component is the burial of the water transmission line and distribution line under the public road and main road with a connection to the Benjamin School, according to the report. Component four is the construction of a 200,000 gallon water storage tank and stand pipe faciliburial of a water transmission line from Johnson Bay to a valve box connection which will service the Calabash Boom housing complex, according to the EAR. The lone water component of as laying a submarine line from the RO plant to Johnson Bay on the other side of the harbor. The project is also broken down into two phases, according to the EAR. lons per day plant and a 200,000 the plant by an additional 50,000 plant of 100,000 gallons per day. sion of the distribution service on both sides of Coral Bay will be considered. It is also the intention of WAPA to expand the water ser vice on Route 107. This will require the location of an additional water tank. This will allow for disIn response to WAPAs EAR submittal and continued dialogue with Bay residents quickly formed a coalition calling for WAPA to answer a number of questions and to share information with the community. to protest this plan which will not serve the community and will lead Bruce Schoonover, a member of it is unfathomable that a plant of berg area, could be feasible when a plant orders of magnitude smaller was deemed by both VI and federal environmental agencies to be detrimental to the well Commissioner Alicia Barnes and sive Zone Planning Director Stuart Smith listing a number of questions and concerns with WAPAs RO plant EAR and urging the utility to meet with the community. RO plan is being sent to you by a coalition of residents with the hope that proper planning and community engagement in this important infrastructure need will be employed to assure that the resulting Thursday, Nov. 17th INDEXBusiness Directory .............18 Church Directory .................18 Community Calendar ...........20 Crime Stoppers ...................17 Crossword Puzzle ...............20 Ferry Schedules .................18 Letters ...........................14-15 Police Log ...........................17 Real Estate ....................21-23Continued on Page 16 St. John Tradewinds, The map above, from WAPA's Environmental Assessment Report, shows the proposed locations of the reverse osmosis plant, submarine lines and water storage tank.Coral Bay Residents Form Coalition in Opposition To Proposed Reverse 0smosis Plant in Fortsberg Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, Reverse Osmosis Plant, St. John, Virgin Islands Page 3


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds About 50 residents gathered around the Frank Powell Park bandstand on Tuesday evening, port for the family of Seara James, who has been missing since October 11. St. John Community Foundations Celia Kalousek and St. John Powell Park to send a message of community support and urge anyone with information to contact munity must come together and borhoods and please think if you saw anything at all, please come Kalousek passed around purple ribbons and cards featuring Seara James picture, description and numbers to call for people to report information. munity is missing, it matters and we need to care enough to do lousek. Following several impassioned prayers from island pastors, Seara James mother Victoria James addressed the crowd. were hoping that this will help in plead with people to come forward with any information, no matter whereabouts, please call, please Victoria James warned the crowd not to listen to rumors. nightmare for me. Please give me V.I. Police Departments Detective Cassandra Vincent also took the microphone during the prayer vigil last week. forward with even the smallest come together and look for Seara. It could have been anyone here toSeara James is a 21-year-old natall, weighs 120 pounds and has a medium build. Seara James has a left leg. She was last seen on October 11 wearing a white T-shirt, black pants and black sandals. Anyone with information about Seara James should call VIPD at 911 or 693-8880 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.4 St. John Tradewinds, Victoria James, above right, urged residents to help her locate her daughter Seara, above left. Residents Gather to Show Support and Concern for Missing 21-Year-Old St. John Tradewinds The V.I. Police Department Gun Buy Back Pro18, and 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oppenheimer Beach pavilion, VIPD St. John Deputy Chief Darren Foy announced last week. and 19 will be more conducive for a successful Deputy Chief Foy thanked all the St. John residents who have expressed their thanks for bringing the program to the island and have ofthe information at their work places, community eral community. in this venture which will get a number of unregisweapons do not fall into the hands of persons who Foy reminded the community to safely transof the person turning in the weapon and people will be paid cash equal to the listed value of their weapon.V.I. Police Department Reschedules Date of St. John Gun By Back Program For November 18 and 19


By Andrea Milam St. John Tradewinds Its possible that untold numbers of breasts were saved on Saturday, Second Base block party raised $18,777 for the American Cancer Todd Beaty, who owns Woodys with his brother Chad Beaty, estimated that 600 people crowded the and most importantly, a night dedicated to raising funds to combat breast cancer, which kills approximately 40,000 women each year. All the money raised will stay in the territory and go toward the St. fundraiser scheduled for February 11-12 next year. While the number of people who attended the block party was indeed overwhelming, Todd Beaty said he was most overwhelmed by the support of local businesses. Soggy Dollar Bar and the Par rot Club were our big cash donasingle restaurant on St. John gave I was super impressed that every restaurant stepped up to the plate; it made me feel good that my colA mix of people attended the event, from locals to tourists to an impressive St. Thomas contingent, which likely heard about the block donated free air time for ads promoting Save Second Base. over and everybody was rushing St. John Tradewinds, Continued on Page 16 R&I PA T TONgoldsmithing Present this ad and receive $10 o any 50-minute treatment.* FOR MORE INF ORMATION, PLEASE CALL .., EXT WR-FitnessClub TW 3.2011.indd 1 3/23/11 6:44 PM St. John Tradewiinds News Photo by Yelena RogersResidents packed the Cruz Bay streets, above left, and enjoyed ice cold shots, above.Save Second Base Raises Almost $19,000 Thanks to Community Support


6 St. John Tradewinds, DONT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTETAKE CARE OF YOUR 2010 MARKETING ALL AT ONCE.SPACE RESERVATION DEADLINE: JUNE 30THADVERTISING ARTWORK DEADLINE: JULY 30TH For more information about St. John Magazine or to place an advertisement in the 2010 Edition (email) mnelson@stjohnmagazine.com or (tel) 340.776.6496 Download a media kit at www.stjohnmagazine.com OUR 2012 EDITION IS GETTING PRINTED! ARRIV AL DA TE T/B/D.UPDATE:By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds If anyone at the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority was listening, they got an earful on their high rates and bad service tory-wide. islature Building waving placards denouncchange at the public utility. WAPA Board. We need to put people in WAPA has a nine member board, six of which are outright appointed by Governor John deJongh. The remaining three seats on the board are nominated by the governor and then approved by the senate. right away and it would make an immediate the amount WAPA is not paid by the V.I. government and other large-scale users like territory hospitals, and is then leveraged on rate payers, subsidies should be found to off-set that rate, Devine added. down the huge debt the government owes WAPA and it can not be a tax on the peoCostello joined the anti-WAPA protest to show concern for entrepreneurs. derstand how hard is it for any small cottage industry to start up when their electric which means less payroll taxes and every time a business closes that means less gross receipts for the government. And the government already cant pay the $15 million it Kao Joseph is one of those small business owners who struggles to pay her WAPA bill each month. Part owner of Baked in the ing the slow season just to pay her WAPA bill, she explained. from WAPA was $3,800 for one month. We have to work for two weeks just to pay the to pay, hospitals dont have to pay, but busishe had made and brought to the demonstration. Joseph. Alphonso Queeley was standing nearby if I can afford to pay rent or afford to pay WAPA protest but was also pointing out government corruption. high but also dont forget that our children here, you have a bar less than 100 feet from the school. The government is breaking its For Gary Emmons, last weeks protest was about more than just WAPA as well. ernment is ripping off the people and we the people need to change the Organic Act Emmons. With similar protests occurring simultaneously outside legislature buildings on St. Thomas and St. Croix last Wednesday, the communitys message was loud and Barshinger. getting electric bills that only the wealthy can afford. The problem is that we burn an expensive fuel and there are solutions to Anti-WAPA Protestors Call for Lower Rates, New Board Members Island Solar SAY NO TO WAPA Grid tie systems Battery stand alone systems Solar Hot water systems Solar Pool Pumps Dan Boyd Off-grid living for 10 years on Lovango Cay. t: 340-642-0351 e: islandsolarvi@gmail.com SAVE $$$$$$$ ber O pen 7 Ni ghts a Week open 6 days closed tuesdays693.7755 o r w w w .la t apas tjoh n.c o m SELLING? BUYING? RENTING SEEKING? GET RESULTS!St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewiinds News Photo by Jaime Elliott About 40 residents braved the rain on November 9 and gathered across from the St. John Legislature building to tell WAPA its rates are too high.


pic bid. She visited her old sailing ting off to Australia. nice to get in a different boat and take just a little break and have ing team and catch up with my colWith her little break behind her, Roller will be all business as she tralia. She planned to start training as soon as she landed and hopefully have her spot in the 2012 Games set by December 18. After Australia, Roller has a slate of regattas booked from the Olympic Class Regatta and she will continue to fundraise in order to cover coaching and boat costs. to buy a new boat in Florida and have it to train with for the month Ill be travelling around competmore expensive to rent boats at each event, so it would actually be cheaper to just buy one. I really need to keep fundraising because that will determine how many Roller must pay for her coach to travel to the event, and once the coach is there, cover housing and food costs as well. ty well; so far Ive raised about ing to raise up to $100,000 at least which will help determine my level of coaching. Ideally, Id like to be coached at as many events as For more information about to the Olympics, email the sailor at mroller@smcm.edu or heavensgatestjohn@gmail.com. By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds If all goes according to plan, St. er will have her slot at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games secured by the end of the year. Roller must be among the top 2011 International Sailing Federation (ISAF) World Championships in Australia this December in or der to qualify for womens laser summer. at Perth, there are several other routes Roller can take to make it to ing wild card status. But for now, shes focusing on the direct path from Australia to the 2012 Summer Games. makes it really hard for scheduling because there are a couple of events immediately after the competition in Germany which would be good for me to prepare for the Games. So were concentrating on Australia now and hoping to get it Roller left for Down Under last December 3 through 18, and is the Olympic sailing. there are more than 1,500 sailors and 1,000 boats representing 80 different nations expected to compete in the Perth regatta, according to www.sailing.org. While Roller may not have the 2011 ISAF World Champion ships, international competition is nothing new for her. The St. John American games four years ago as a 16-year-old. She recently retook part in her second Pan Am male sailor from the Virgin Islands to qualify for the competition. Am games, we got wild card status and so has everyone else who has ers to actually qualify for the Pan Am games and that was a big acsailors, she explained. Am Games is really, really high and a lot of countries are represented, including the girls from U.S. and whole time which usually favors me more than really windy conditions but it was still very was coming from so many differ tell which side of the course to go to and the wind was all over the place. We even had to restart one of the races for the games because The top four positions were quickly established and the rest of Roller added. were all within a point or two of gle race really counted and it was start because the person who got out ahead had the clear air right At the end of competition, Rollshe deemed a success. four years ago when I did the Pan would be in her senior year at St. she has taken the year off from school to concentrate on her Olym-St. John Tradewinds, St. John Sailor Mimi Roller Aims to Book T icket to 2012 Olympic Games in London at Perth W orld Championships Mimi Roller


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Paul Thomas was honored by month for his four decades of ser vice. Thomas, chief of interpretation sis since 1971. He worked at the Park in Virginia while attending then switched employers from the federal to the territorial government. worked with the Department of agement for a while before returninterpretation since 1999 and still enjoys his job every day. all different places. Ive worked with some great people over the mission of the park in conservaWhile Thomas job still puts a smile on his face, after 40 years of service, hes eyeing retirement in the near future. relaxing and enjoying life, doing Before he enjoys his golden Hardgrove presented Thomas with ing an all employee staff meeting at Cinnamon Bay amphitheater on Friday, October 28. things in my job, but this is per haps the coolest thing Ive ever done and the proudest Ive ever 8 St. John Tradewinds, Paul Thomas Honored for 40 Years with NPSSt. John Tradewinds News Photo VINP Superintendent Mark Hardgrove, above left, presents Paul Thomas with an award honoring his 40 years with NPS. 2012 EDITION COMING SOON Experienced Personalized Professional ProvenSeaview Vacation Homes, Inc. Short Term-Full Service Since 1985 VACATION VILLA MANAGEMENT24 years of on island rental servicee: info@seaviewhomes.com w: www.seaviewhomes.com t: 340-776-6805; toll-free 1-888-625-2963 St. John Tradewinds The 16th Annual All Island Holiday Party will take 10, starting at 8 p.m. tion and all adult island residents are welcomed. and each will be doing their part to provide a fantastic evening of holiday celebration for the wide mix of people expected to attend. has its roots in trying to rebuild the community afhas become a social highlight for many full time St. John residents and a homecoming for many seasonal residents. Its an opportunity to dress up and celebrate the holidays and life together on St. John. We Band," and other entertainment will be provided Junction. A special champagne bar will be sponsored by ter and champagne bar and Sun Dog Cafe will provide an hors doeuvres table. Tap Room will host a late night DJ party. tions for the season, as always. Hors doeuvres will be served and cash bars will be available. Adults only and island fancy attire, please.Island Holiday Party (AKA the Prom) Set for Dec. 10


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St. John Tradewinds achievement in reading, Governor John deJongh on participants of his Summer Reading Challenge program onboard the Discovery glass bottom boat. The event was on the heels of the companion ing Challenge participants, and paid tribute to the merits of reading, literacy, and educational success. tween reading, childrens educational development encourages reading year-round and challenges students to continuously learn, gather new ideas and achieve their hopes and dreams. I am proud of all the students who participated in this years chal lenge and commend the parents, family members and guardians for their efforts to inspire K-6 students Students received medals of achievement at the day. The governor encouraged students gathered tance of reading every day as part of a daily routine, line sources. Students then participated in a two-hour excur sion onboard the Discovery glass bottom boat, at the invitation of the governor, as a reward for their reading achievements. Alice Krall, PTA president at Julius E. Sprauve cate of Appreciation for providing assistance to the school to purchase 150 new lockers for students in grades 4 through 8. nors Summer Reading Challenge as the school on St. John with the most student participants. As a reward, the school was awarded $1,000 which was utideJongh and his Summer Reading Challenge. Our beautiful new lockers became a reality because of for the project, and helped pay for them, producdents love their new lockers, and we are incredibly grateful for the assistance and recognition of student The 2011 Governors Summer Reading ChalGovernor, the Department of Education, The DiviFoundation of the Virgin Islands. St. John Tradewinds Responding to popular demand and community need, the Island Green Building Association has begun establishing a source of quality used and surplus building materials at affordable prices on St. John. suitable location. The Re-Source Center will accept donations of useful construction, household, gardening and marine items from individuals and construction projects and resell them at a fraction of new retail prices. and materials would be considered a charitable donation and may be taxdeductible. Proceeds will fund IGBAs operations, educational outreach and other programs that promote green building and environmentallyresponsible island living. ones, so the Re-Source Center is a win-win alternative to the cost and waste will be reduced, and materials will not need to be extracted from The Re-Source Center will require an easily accessible parcel or building in a convenient area of the island, and IGBA is willing to consider all options and offers for a location from vacant land with multiple (donated) containers, to an existing building. tainer full of mostly new items, but we need a longer-term place with donates land, containers or a building, they may be eligible for a tax Having planned the Re-Source Center over the past year, IGBA has received a container full of mostly new items, as well as supplier pledges for green improvements, including solar systems and lighting. Community members have contacted IGBA, ready to donate or buy materials. Support and need are evident, but the Re-Source Center needs a home. For more information or to suggest a location for the Re-Source Center contact Vahling at 227-1110, email karen.vahling@yahoo.com, or visit the IGBA website at www.igbavi.org.10 St. John Tradewinds, IGBA Seeks Home for Green Building Re-Source Center crane ROBERT CRANEARCHITECT, A.I.A.P .O. BOX 370 CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN U.S.V.I. 00831(340) 776-6356 St. John Tradewinds News PhotoGovernor John deJongh congratulates one young St. John student who completed the Governor's Summer Reading Challenge. Open TuesdaySunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tel: 693-5579Beautifying Americas Paradise C M Y CM MY CY CMY K CafeTWind12Ad.pdf 11/10/11 8:44:15 AM St. John Summer Reading Challenge Program Students Enjoy Cruise on Glass Bottom Boat


St. John Tradewinds, How can you cut your electricity bill immediately A renewable energy system Solar panels or wind turbine offering 50 percent rebates on photovoltaic panels and wind turbines. On top of that residents are eligble for 30 percent income tax credit. Quick calculation2Kw PV systems produces on average 9kwh of power per day 270 kwh per month at 41 cents$110 savings per month Turkey Dinner withAll the Fixin's 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24776-5336 St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Jaime ElliottWestin Resort Employees Celebrate International DayFrom Jamaica to Thailand and all points in between, employees of the Westin Resort and Villas showed off their home nation pride last week. The resort celebrated International Day on Tuesday, November 8, with more than 10 teams showcasing food, drinks and dress from their home nations ranging from the Dominican Republic, above left, to St. Lucia, at far right.


12 St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime ElliottA warm smile from Roaryal Abeba owner and cook Tonia Tyrell greets diners at the new veggie restaurant. JFLI Coral Bay Cultural Market OpenGet those birding shoes and binoculars ready because the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count date has been set for the VI Audubon Society. This year, the group will head out to count St. John birds on Saturday, December 17, with a rain date set for Sunday, December 18. This will be the 112th Christmas Bird Count sponsored by Audubon. Plan to be a part of this nationwide environmental activity. Since the Christmas Bird Count began more than a century ago, it has relied on the dedication and commitment of volunteer Each circle is led by a Count Compiler. If your home is within the boundaries of a Count Circle, you can stay home and report the birds that visit your feeder once you have arranged to do so with the Count Compiler. VIAS Count Compiler. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Brannick at laurel_brannick@nps.gov. The CBC is a chance to enjoy nature and provide valuable infor mation about bird habitats. Usually the time commitment is about two hours or it could be more, depending on ones preference.Christmas Bird Count Set for Dec. 17Roaryal Abeba Restaurant Looks to Nourish the Soul and Fill the T ummy\ Saturday this week. Stop by the stand and pick up some local food and drinks as well as arts and crafts handmade by local artists. By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds your soul as well as your belly. food and positive vibes. A good mood permeates the restaurant as a large brightly-colored and air conditioned eatery. Quick with a smile and even quicker dispensing her goodfor-the-body and mind fare, Tyrell makes all Roaryal Abeba customers feel right at home. And the food is just as good as the atmosphere at Roaryal Abeba. A recent lunch menu offered vegetar ian lasagna, seriously tasty lentil balls, crispy fried vegetables and a variety of local juices from cashew to passionfruit. Plus, Roaryal Abeba is easy on ones wallet as tein, starch, fresh salad and veggies, are only $13 while small plates will put a diner back a mere $10. The vegetarian restaurant, located below Canines, Cats and Critters on the way to the Westin Resort and day through Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. kitchen. The Rastafarian mother of two previously helmed the kitchen at her ex-husbands Ital restaurant. a family affair. wanted a family business and my family has been the best. They are so supportive of me and have been Tyrell has been a life-long cook, but began seriously experimenting with meat-free dishes when she embraced Rastafarianism in 1999. By the time she was feeding her two children, now 7 and 5, she made sure they ate to feed their minds and their bodies, explained Tyrell. ally got into Rasta in 1999 I started looking at my something is, it also has to taste good or they wont ways to transform dishes into her Ital style. inspired by Emeril and Wolfgang Puck, but I make the Even the restaurants name which Tyrell exTyrell buys as much produce as possible from Bor deaux farmers on St. Thomas, to ensure her dishes are as fresh and healthy as possible. Roaryal Abebas menu changes daily. Stop in bemenu and order ahead.


St. John Tradewinds, ST. JOHN SCHOOL OF THE ARTSMexican sterling salts with spoons, as Sis left them. Visa, MasterCard or Cash Only. Dont miss this opportunity to support the SJSA coher estate. Both the silent and online auctions will feature Siss jewelry but the online auction will feature her collectibles and tableware.** SILENT AUCTION Friday, November 25th 5:00 to 8:30 p.m.* Evening in the Courtyard ON-LINE AUCTION November 8 th 24 th CLOSING BID th at Midnight www.biddingforgood.com/sjsa SILENT AUCTION PREVIEW NOV. 22-23 and view items at R&I Patton $25 RAFFLE TICKETS a collectors cabinet. Very heavy sterling settings for 8 people, Tiffany & Co stamped STJ Football Association Registration Is Open; Mandatory Meeting Nov. 22Everyone in Coral Bay is welcome and should bring a favorite dish to share main dishes to desserts! Drinks will be on sale. A business meeting will be at 6:30 pm. This will be a good time to renew those CBCC memberships together to celebrate living in Coral Bay! wonderful premises for this annual event, and thank the local businesses who donate the drinks and supplies. found on the website at www.coralbaycommunitycouncil.org. CBCC's Annual Meeting and Potluck at Miss Lucy's on November 28Its time to dust off those running shoe and get this holiday season started right! Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with the race starting at 8 a.m. Kids are welcome and they should drag their parents out for an hour in the morning. The course is part road and part trail running, so runners should expect to get wet or muddy. But, thats part of the fun, a little bvi.com or call Jude Woodcock at 779-1416. HOPE, Inc. is pleased to announce its annual Juicy Turkey Annually HOPE, Inc. teams up with a local business to give free Give-A-Way. To take part in this years event, bring a friend and get screened Croix. email jwaldron@hopeincvi.org.HOPE's Annual Juicy Turkey Give-Away Scheduled November 15-17STJ Landsharks Hosting Turkey Day 5KThe St. John Football Association has opened registration for A mandatory meeting for coaches and team leaders will be on at st.johnfootball@gmail.com.


14 St. John Tradewinds, Crossword Answers Puzzle on Page 20 WHAT DO YOU THINK?Send your letter to editor@tradewinds.viNEXT DEADLINE: THURSDAY, NOV. 17TH Keeping Track of Crime 2011-TO-DATEHomicides: 0 Shootings: 0 Stabbings: 0 Armed Robberies: 0 Arsons: 0 1st Degree Burglaries: 2 2nd Degree Burglaries: 7 3rd Degree Burglaries: 37 Grand Larcenies: 51 Rapes: 1 Letters To St. John TradewindsThere was a time when all peoples had gods and for a lot of people their gods were also their Kings. still with us. Some 2000 years ago he sent himself, as a human, to speak to us and tell us how to become one with him. and put very little effort into living the lives he told us we need to live to become one with Him. Instead we just talk about God in stories of how he tried to tell us to love our neighbor as ourselves. loving God? Why is it so much easier just to say I believe? I guess it is too hard to give up sex, drugs and rock n roll or working on building up your ego. What God has been trying to tell us is to control our lives and not let our desires control us. We need to make it important to live the lives that God has been telling us how to live, here on earth, not later in It is so hard because we would have to control our desire for sex, drugs and rock n roll and building our ego? We would have to take charge of our lives and control all those wonderful shots of dopamine to our brain that were so necessary for us to survive this long as a species. We have come to a time when we need to start to control them. Just because we cant do it all at once, we dont even try. The secret is that all we have to do is try a little to show our neighbor that we love him and he will begin to love us back. It may take a while but if you dont give up people will respond to you with love. The more you keep doing it the more people will respond to you with love, even the nastiest store clerk will eventually respond to you with love if you if you do not react badly towards them and show them love. We really dont have much time left to do this. Our way of life is seriously damaging this planet and is not sustainable. We are affecting the temperature of are at constant battle with each other. We need to stop and listen to the spiritual leaders who tried to tell us how live to in this world. dha and Christ all told us to love thy neighbor. There are many ways to learn to live your life that way, have to live your live that way; you cant just believe it, you have to do it. The greatest disrespect that we can show to God is to continue to study God rather than live our lives as he has shown us how to live them. Religion has a wonderful hierarchy and leaders get lots of good feelings leading people, but very, very few of them are spiritual leaders. Religion is not a spiritual path, read about it in the paper, religious leaders sending youth out to blow themselves up. Read about it in the history books, the Crusades the Inquisition. the Garden of Eden; our religions have kept us at war with each other, just as our kings and presidents have kept us at war with each other, no more and no less. This is not the way God has been trying to teach us to Folks this is not hard, it is a very fun way to live your life. It doesnt mean you cant get angry with someone, it just means that you have to control your self and not hurt the other person. If you do hurt the other person you have to make it right with them, whatever it takes. It doesnt mean you have to give up sex, drugs and rock n roll or being a leader, you have to learn how to control yourself so the dopamine shot to your brain as yourself. spiritually like Christ tried to teach us. I guess you really have to live your life like Christ told us to live to really teach it. It must be a lot easier and gratifying to your ego to use religion as a way of leading people, the more the better, rather then it is to live the life that Christ taught us to live. This really is not hard, if a rich man asks for your just give it to him. In your daily lives, at home, at work, on the street, love thy neighbor as yourself. Treat people the way you would like to be treated. Dont worry if it does not feel good immediately, it will, soon. As soon as we can start to treat each other with respect and love, we have to start teaching our children that we love them and to help them to love themselves so it will be possible for them to love others. We are destroying this planet as a habitat for humans. We are killing off many, many of the species are changing the climate and weather patterns that all present forms of life depend on. This is not sustainable. God tried to tell us to be good to each other when amples of how to do it. Why is it that the Pharisees still do not want to learn how to do it and then teach it to us? Greg MillerLove They Neighbor as Thy Self


St. John Tradewinds, ISLAND NOTES from the publisherSupport the St. John School of the Arts! MN Letters To St. John TradewindsThe noise issue is a matter of courtesy and consideration, not culture. I think people should be able to enjoy music or any other activ ity wherever and whenever they please, but the idea is to attempt to your own premises. and you can still eat dinner and converse without raising your voice. I live three quarters of a mile from Island Blues, Sputnik and Owens entertain your own clientele, not the valley around you. Mike Kolb pleased to see the feral cats were being so well taken care of. The feeding stations we saw provided a place for the cats to eat in safety as well as for shelter from the weather. And, they were cute! Thank you, St. John, for being so caring and thoughtful. The aniKeep up the good work! Pam Delaney and family Big ups to Dr. John of St. John Dental and his team of professional It was necessary for me to have dental implants and because of Dr. John and his connection to Dr. Rob Wardius from PA, this procedure is able to take place right here on St. John. Dr. Rob is fantastic. From the pre-op meeting, to the explicit instructions for post-op care, through the implant day itself, you could lee. Follow up post surgery phone calls from Dr. Rob, to be sure I was doing OK proved they are caring and committed to your comfort. If you need dental implants, do not hesitate to have St. John Dentals team accomplish this procedure. Regards, Captain John Brandi S END LETTERS GUEST OPINIONS & OBITUARIES: editor@tradewinds.viBig Ups T o Dr. John of St. John Dental for Great Care Great T o See Feral Cats Cared For Wow, no wonder so many people on St. John have no respect for this paper. Everyone is supposed to get all upset about someone taking apart a plywood box. A plywood box, folks, and everyone is supposed to ignore the fact that starve to death. They not only left them to starve to death, they refused to even come and pick up the tame ones when asked by several people and told us not to bring them to the shelter because they wouldnt acthis large colony of cats the ACC dumped here in the which were so sick, one has already died How about getting upset about the fact that this is the second time in my neighborhood alone the ACC has abandoned a colony of cats they dumped here to starve to death. They have left other colonies of cats on the island to starve as well. Get upset about the fact the ACC has started dumping more cats in my neighborhood to start the process all over again. These four new cats (which I am sure will soon turn into 25 or 30) were left without food and water for three days. When I complained to the members of the ACC Board, I was told to feed them myself. the people of St. John and their pets, dumps 300+ cats poor cats come directly from their own shelter (and everyone knows it). They are given no health care of any kind and are not even fed regularly. They are exposed to every disease and parasite there is which are spread by the true ferals that eat, drink and defecate killed by cars, dogs or get their eyes pecked out by the mobs of chickens supported by these boxes. vet Canines, Cats and Critters, claim they spay 300 trapped feral cats a year yet when I brought in two ferals I had trapped by my house I was told they were nothing for the people of St. John, and their pets. matter how needy. I have paid to have four families pets spayed out of my own pocket. I think you would shelter animals or assist the people of St. John with microchipping their pets. They hold no microchip clinics and last I checked they dont even have a chip scanner at the shelter. They dont advertise found pets in the papers. They dont keep found tame cats several days to be claimed by their owners. They rarely go out and pick up strays or injured pets when called. They dont accept lost pets in their shelter when they are full. These are all services provided by the shelters on St. Thomas and St. Croix as well as most other shelters in the world. from public and private donors with little transparen cy as to what is done with the funds. A shelter that has been run by the same small group of people for many years now. A small group of people who have recently gutted the Board of Directors so they have even less oversight. They sure arent engaging in normal shelter done with the funds. Of course there is that nebulous by visiting my neighborhood. They would have you not true. I know at least one of these volunteers gets $1,000 a month from the ACC for little or no work. And to you naive people of St. John who think you by the ACC. I dont object to euthanasia. I do object to the ACC not telling the truth (which they seem to I foster for the ACC. He put on over 40 pounds in a month. The ACC had agreed to pay part of his very expensive medical bill but reneged. I guess it had to go in some ACC Board member pocket. As for that plywood box, maybe the ACC broke it up themselves to get some undeserved sympathy. It would be just like them. Patricia MahoneyGet Upset About the ACC, Not a Broken Plywood Box Noise Issue Is Matter of Courtesy, Not Culture


solution meets the needs of the community in an to the groups letter. An RO plant in Coral Bay would be nothing short of a catastrophe for the bay and the current plan was developed without community input, according to the Coral Bay Coalition. deeply on WAPAs EAR, the WAPA RO plan appears to be an environmental catastrophe for the our frustration is the direct result of a plan that appears to ignore what has been learned from our recent past, one that is devoid of community input WAPA has not done the research to determine the present and future water needs of Coral Bay, according to the coalition opposing the RO plant. ibility since no solid needs assessment has been completed for Coral Bay residents, only vague and true understanding of present and future water needs...and without the full engagement of the residents, only provide hollow promises at unThe coalition contends that the high salinity brine discharge from the RO plant would be recent work to improve storm water runoff in the watershed, according to the groups letter to The coalitions letter also lists a number of tions of the RO plant and the storage tank are both RO sites steep grade, discrepancies over brine discharge amounts and the affect on the bay and WAPAs EAR report. While the group purports to support well planned infrastructure improvements, its contends that WAPAs RO plant plan does not fall into that category structure improvements that meet the needs of the community in an environmentally responsible abundantly clear that the WAPA RO plan falls well Coral Bay Community Council also wrote a letter to WAPA Executive Director Hugo Hodge raising a number of concerns with the RO plan and calling for community engagement. CBCCs letter. The group requested a public meeting with step in the proposals evaluation process. prior to proceeding further and investing more scarce resources in the territorial and federal per mitting process, WAPA hold a meeting in Coral Bay to explain the planning rationale and address Coldren wrote. ly set up a meeting for this week, but that date was meeting date for WAPA and the Coral Bay community had not been scheduled as of press time. While WAPA submitted its EAR and answered road to go Division of Fish and Wildlife, Army Corps of Engineers and EPA are just of a few of the agencies who will have a say in the project before it can even hope to be granted a permit for the RO plant. For more information on WAPAs Fortsberg RO plant, check out the link on CBCCs website Water-Ro-Plant-proposal.htm. es from local restaurants and other businesses, was the evenings biggest moneymaker. Filling in the gaps were tips donated by the bar tenders who worked the event, a few cash donations, and Save Second Base t-shirt sales. Woodys donated all the alcohol it sold at the event, and Bellows International donated 50 cases of beer. Also a big help was the V.I. Police Departments St. John Deputy Chief Darren Foy who helped Woodys secure the necessary per mits to host the party and close the street. Woodys motivation for saving second base is quite obvious: their staff has been entirely female for the past 15 years. ago, If I could do one big event, which cause would you want to eral consensus was always breast to all the females that have ever The turnout for Save Second Base has been so good over the past two years, theres no doubt that Beaty and the Woodys crew will continue to host the event annually. Base t-shirts were still available for sale as of press time. The shirts are being sold at Woodys, and proceeds will go toward the St. 16 St. John Tradewinds, Continued from Page 5A Google Earth image from WAPA's EAR shows the location of its planned RO facility in Coral Bay.Coalition Formed in Opposition To RO Plant in FortsbergSave Second Base Raises Almost $19,000Continued from Page 3FSt. John Tradewiinds News Photo by Yelena Rogers The fundraiser party featured a best dressed bra contest, above. St. John Tradewiinds News Photo by Mary Bartolucci The Woody's Relay for Life team shows off its $18,777 check for ACS, funds raised at the Save Second Base Party. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, Reverse Osmosis Plant, St. John, Virgin Islands Page 2


St. John Tradewinds lature which, when enacted, will preserve the tranquility of islands and satisfy repeated complaints of residents of a steady increase in both the volume and nuisance of loud noises. noises have had a negative impact on our quality of life, especially in our sounds of the annual celebrations of Festival or Carnival or the Fourth of fronts to peace of mind, deJongh explained his administrations two-fold the measuring devices that will allow there to be fair and impartial enforcement of existing standards. Proper training of personnel in the use of this equipment will be able to be completed upon the passage of this a careful balancing of competing policies, namely the promotion of a lively, vibrant and successful nightlife for all three islands as well as maintaining the tranquility and peace of paradise. amendments, a balance was reached with regard to noise levels, varying the permitted decibels based on time of day and time of week. Almost self-centered insistence on the right to produce noise that is intrusive and DeJongh said the leadership of both the Police Department and the St. John Tradewinds, Friday, November 4 4:49 p.m. An Estate Adrian the peace. Disturbance of the peace. 5:27 p.m. An Estate Pastory Damage to a vehicle. 5:59 p.m. An Estate BethaAuto collision. assistance. Police assistance. Saturday, November 5 11:35 a.m. A visitor from Ilby an unknown male. Simple assault. 11:45 a.m. An Estate Carohicle. Vehicle tampering. Sunday, November 6 6:51 p.m. A St. Thomas larceny. 9:58 p.m. An Estate Emof the peace, threats. Distur bance of the peace, threats. mans Ground under arrest and charged with petit larceny. Bail was set at $500 by order of the court. He was transported to the Bureau of Corrections on St. Thomas to be remanded. Monday, November 7 7:48 a.m. The principal of classroom at the school was bur 8:59 a.m. An Estate Fish police assistance. Disturbance of the peace, D.V. over turned cement truck on Centerline Road in the area of lision. 2:30 p.m. An Estate Contant him down with his car. Unusual occurrence. 4:06 p.m. A Guinea Grove police assistance. Police assistance. T uesday, November 8 11:55 a.m. An Estate Peter drilled holes in the hull of his boat. Destruction of property. W ednesday, November 9 3:35 p.m. A Bellevue Vilsion near the round about. Auto collision. 7:30 p.m. An Estate Grunglary in the third. Thursday, November 10 7:43 a.m. The principal of third grade classroom was bur 9:30 a.m. An Estate Grunphone was stolen from Pine Peace basketball court. Grand larceny. 8:26 p.m. A St. Thomas resicollision. Auto collision. Bay. 10:59 p.m. An Estate Coning police assistance. Trespassing. Friday, November 11 ing police assistance. Activated alarm. Crime Stoppers USVI is asking the communitys help to solve the following crimes. If anyone knows something, they should say something, as law enforcement cannot control crime without the help. St. John ber 3 at 11:30 p.m. and 7 a.m. the next day, the accounting ofbroken into. The burglar(s) removed glass louvers from the northern window, they entered do this, the burglars had to carry equipment into the building and leave with the two safes and the equipment. Tell what you know so law enforcement can identify and arrest these criminal(s). St. Thomas On January 6, 2005 at 9:41 Beach Road due to a report of found a lifeless black man lying on the ground with several gunshot wounds to the head and body. The victim was later Tell what you know about this murder so the killer(s) can be brought to justice and the victims family can have closure. Over the last three years, the communitys tips to Crime Stoppers have helped law enforcement to make 141 arrests and to take 78 illegal weapons off the make our community a safer place to live by submitting information on these or any other crimes at www.CrimeStopper sUSVI.org or by calling 1-800222-TIPS (8477). Tips are completely anonymous, and the stateside operators speak several languages. If a tip leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, illegal drugs, or weapons, tipsters will receive a cash reward to be paid according to their instructions. CRIME STOPPPERS U.S.V.I.Organization Seeks Information on CrimesGovernor DeJongh Submits Amendments To Noise Pollution Control Laws The guest speaker for the Unitarian Universalists Fellowships the questions Are you secretly bored and How can you live life with more gusto? 20 at the lower campus of the Gifft Hill School and join in the discussion. Brand is visiting with her husband Rev. Douglas Peary from Quebec by way of Connecticut. will be by Catherine Fahy and child care is available.Gabriella Brand Is Guest Speaker at UU Meeting on November 22


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Box 56, STJ, VI 00831 info@islandiarealestate.com John McCann & Associates tel. 693-3399 fax 888-546-1115 www.RealEstateOnStJohn.comRestaurantsConcordia Cafe, 693-5855 Happy Hour 4:30-6pm Dinner 6-8:30pm Tues-Sat Fish Trap Restaurant and Seafood Market La Tapa Restaurant tel. 693-7755 Open 7 Days a Week Skinny Legs tel. 340-779-4982 www.skinnylegs.com Sun Dog Cafe tel. 693-8340 RetailSaltwater Gypsy Consignment (340) 244-8888 St. Johnimals 340-777-9588 ServicesC4th Custom Embroidery tel. 779-4047 St. John TradewindsBusiness Directory Ferry Schedules Cruz Bay and Charlotte Amalie CRUZ BAY TO RED HOOK Every hour on the hour from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. RED HOOK TO CRUZ BAY Every hour on the hour from 6 a.m. to 12 a.m. CRUZ BAY TO DOWNTOWN CHARLOTTE AMALIE Leaves Cruz Bay 8:45 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 3:45 p.m. Leaves Charlotte Amalie 10 a.m. 1 p.m. 5:30 p.mSt. John Tradewinds St. John Racquet Club released the results of its latest Junior Tennis Tour Vic Ebbesen. his commitment and dedication to the teaching of the sport of tennis to St. John youth and for gracing the group with his presence at the trophy presentations. The St. John Racquet Club would also like to thank all who stepped forward to assist in any way they could including actennis courts, lending them hats, keeping score, serving refreshments and encour aging their tennis performance. them and the community did a great Bahai Community of St. John For Devotions and Study Circles,call 714-1641 7:30 p.m. Fridays; Study Circles 9 a.m. Sundays 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 Wednesday Testimonials The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sun. 9 a.m., on St. Thomas 776-2379 Cruz Bay Baptist Church Sunday 11 a.m., 6 p.m. 776-6315 Emmaus Moravian Church Coral Bay, Sun. 9 a.m. 776-6713 Jehovahs Witness 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 7 p.m. Saturdays (Espaol), 10 a.m. Sundays, 340-715-053 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 Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. 776-6339 St. John Methodist Church Sunday 10 a.m, 693-8830 Seventh Day Adventist Saturdays, 779-4477 St. John Pentecostal Church Sunday 11:05 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays Prayer 7:30 p.m., Thursdays Bible Study 7:30 p.m. 779-1230 St. Ursulas Episcopal Church Sunday 9 a.m.; Bible Class, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. 777-6306 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 School Call 774-8617 Church DirectoryBoys 10 and under Benjamin Midler (St.T)-Winner Matthias August (St. J)-Finalist Xaver Richardson (St. T)-Consolation Quinn Farrell (St. T)-Consolation Finalist Girls 10 and under Bria Harley (St.T)-Winner Gabrielle Boschulte (St. T)-Second Place Catisha Marsh (St. J)-Third Place Boys 12 and under Marcus Norkaitis (St. T)-Winner Jayden Jacobs (St. T)-Finalist Benjamin Shapiro (St. T)-Third Place Girls 12 and under Julia August (St. J)-Winner Boys 14 and under Wilbur Williams (St. T)-Winner Jonathon Qualls (St. T)-Second Place Nicholas Midler (St. T)-Third Place Maysonne Attika (St. J)-Fourth Place Boys 16 and under Daniel Qualls (St. T)-Winner Girls 16 and under Ngozi Jones (St. J)-Winner Boys 18 and under Nkosi Jones (St. J)-Winner Daniel Qualls (St. T)-Second Place Christopher Scattliffe (St. J)-Third Place Girls 18 and under Cajay Jacobs (St. T)-Winner Julia August (St. J)-Second Place Ngozi Jones (St. J)-Third Place Sportsmanship A ward Landis Wallace (St. J)SJRC Junior T ennis T ournament Results


St. John Tradewinds, Commerical/Ofce/Storage Space Available COMMERCIAL SPACE AVAILABLEAt The LumberyardUNUSUAL OPPORTUNITYfirst floor space availableDowntown Cruz Bay Where St. John Does BusinessFor Space Call Nick 340-771-3737 NEXT CLASSIFIED DEADLINE: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 TH SCENIC PROPERTIES 340-693-7777 Cruz Bay Apartments One bedroom, one bath, Two bedroom, two bath $2000 Two bedroom, three bath, Two bedroom house with mother-in-law unit, view $3000 Coral Bay: One bedroom, one bath $1200 Check out www.stjohnlive. com for more details. EVERYTHING YOU NEED ON EVERY LEVEL GREAT PLACE TO SHOP, DINE AND WORK COME JOIN US WE HAVE SPACES AVAILABLE RETAIL or OFF ICE 340-776-6455 2 BEDROOM (NON-SMOKING) FURNISHED HOUSE views and GREAT Furnished and fully countertops, shared laundry room. for premium. Cable and WiFi on-site. Seasonal rental Dec. 15, 2011 thru April 15, 2012 or 1 year lease. $2,300 per month. Call owner Christie O'Neil, who is licensed with Holiday Homes of St. John. (340) 774-8088 or 998-7451 Coral Bay Apartment deck, 2 bedrooms, living room with bished and painted, electric security, 203-216-8959 or 340-715-2666 Four bedroom, two bath house for rent and rooms. Bay area. Call 626-0388. BUYING? SELLING? RENTING? SEEKING?CALL 340-776-6496 Email: advertising@tradewinds.viGET RESULTS!VISA & MC Accepted W&D, Electric Included. Call Ron 715-853-9696 Services NEW OFFICE / RETAIL SPACE FOR LEASE Town and Westin Join busy Bank, Day 448 sq. ft. 1-3 person mo. 1,036 ft. 3-5 person or email: marty@islandi arealestate.com Get the picture with DISH NETWORK Always online with HUGHESNET Service on St. John info@dishanddat.com 340 779 4001 RELIABLE MOBILE AUTO REPAIR: Professional and experi enced. Brakes, CV Joints, Suspensions, Shocks, Alternators, Timing Belts, General Engine, Repair, Foreign & Domestic. All Work Guaranteed. Call 227-9574 HOUSE FOR RENT: 3 bedroom 2 bath house for house set in the beautiful mountain of Bordeaux. This house boasts a great view of St. Croix. Washer and dryer add convenience to this relaxed environment. Very clean and fully furnished. term rental is available December 1st, maybe sooner. $2000.00 per month. Call Bethany overlooking the Enighed. Call 690-1104 W ANTED BUILDING MA TERIALS plumbing, materials and screws, block, durorock, tile, cypress, theroseal, therobond, Acro 60 appliances and basically anything you might have left over from a build me at mtbgroup@hughes. net or (972) 679-9937. Discrete with Immediate payment. Will pickup. Com/Ofce/Storage off-street parking, ceiling fans, microwave, security lights, spacious porch, gorgeous view overlooking 340-776-6331 or 678-715-1129 For Rent Bright, secure building Ample parking First Month Free 693-7040 Wanted Coral Bay, Carolina Call Ron 715-853-9696 Upscale Retail Gift Shop with inventory serious inquiries call or email 340-228-1840 phinsfan2006@yahoo.com For Rent Com/Ofce/Storage unfurnished, 1 bedroom apartment for rent long-term in Coral Bay. Wrap around deck adds extra living space. Great view of Coral Bay and convenient to centerline road, restaurants and stores. Beautiful stonework and lots of foliage. $1600 includes WAPA! Shared washing machine with apartment downstairs. Subdivision road is paved most of the way to the house. Private driveway and no steps! Available December 1, 2011. 1st and last months rent required. Please call 340-227-7718 or 340-514-0672. For Rent


20 St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds welcomes notices of community-orient 776-6496, e-mail editor@tradewinds.vi or fax 693-8885.LIQUID FUEL FOR SCHOOLACROSS 1 Brother of Harpo and Groucho 6 Impress in stone 10 Kind of orange or Indian 15 General chicken 19 Like Cato 20 Spicy tea 21 Move spirally 22 Greet loudly honey 24 Lewis of track 25 Winter song 26 Unsightly 27 Start of a riddle 31 I-80, e.g. 32 Eternally, poetically 33 Unduly 36 Riddle, part 2 45 A birdie beats it 46 Yr. parts 47 Voice mail prompts 48 Run away to wed 49 Riddle, part 3 54 Pros at spinning LPs 56 Widen, as pupils 57 Very long time unit 68 Rhode Island city 71 Riddle, part 4 76 Actor Pierce 77 Restrain 79 Kind of milk 80 me tangere 82 University mil. program 84 Eight-armed cephalo pods 88 Skin blemish 90 Debut on the NYSE 92 Riddle, part 5 94 Bird or plane 97 Thrown 100 Turf 101 End of the riddle 108 Maintain the status 110 Electrolysis particle 122 Sanders of baseball and football 123 Seedy bar 124 Innocent 126 Spin (do some taletelling) 127 Holiday preceders 129 Get ready for surgery 130 Emerson work 131 Auto ding 132 Winter vehicles DOWN 1 Grumpy sort 2 Golf target 3 Apple type 4 Baseless rumor 7 Bangkok cuisine 8 Actress/singer Irene 9 Jewish campus organization 10 Academy Award nomination 11 Waver 12 Snobs put them on 13 Beards, e.g. 14 Singer Cass 15 Dull, heavy sound 16 Big cactus 17 Crankcase attachment 18 Devious 29 Whip mark 30 Checking account lure 35 Bakery loaf option 36 Whizzed 38 River in Kazakhstan 39 Abbr. for someone with only one given name 40 Flip out 41 Arthur of tennis fame 42 Bodily harm 44 Bullring bravo 50 Labyrinths 51 Austere 52 Dependent 55 Slummy districts 60 Author Seton 61 Negative conjunction 62 Hosp. sections 63 Mel of baseball 67 As (henceforth) 70 Calico horse 74 Cause to err 75 He debated with Obama 81 Tulip relative 86 Map out 88 Alphabet-ending letter 89 Baghdad native 91 A single cent 93 Suited tee 94 Christmas tree, often 95 Satan 96 Animator Freleng, 102 Dairy treat 103 Like some grapes 104 Be horizontal 105 Des , Iowa 106 Standing by in readiness 113 Actresses Carrere and 114 Israeli ring dance 115 Almost half a dozen 116 Cooking chamber 117 Take 115-Down 118 Prevalent 119 Fervent 120 YMCA part 121 Sports arbiter PREMIER Crossword ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS Alcoholics Anonymous meets as scheduled: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. at Hawksnest Bay Beach; Closed meetings for alcoholBay. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS p.m. every Saturday at St. Ursulas Church. AL-ANON MEETINGS Al-Anon meets on St. John every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the T uesday, November 15 The next V.I. Audubon meeting will be on Tuesday, School at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Judy Pierce, Chief of Wildlife, Division of Fish and W ednesday, November 16 The next CORE St. John Chapter meeting will be on Spyglass in Wharfside Village at 6 p.m. Thursday, November 17 Center is hosting its annual pre-Thanksgiving luncheon on a.m. The community is invit ed to join the celebration. For more information call the center at 693-8580. The Island Green Building Association (IGBA) will have a public presentation on UVI St. John Academic Center, to 7 p.m. Friday, November 18 Friends of Elaine I. p.m. Renowned local author and nurse Ophelia Powell Tor res will present her book and Cancer: One Womans Journey Saturday, November 19 beginning at 6 p.m. for their 15th Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner in Franklin Powell Park West Indian Thanksgiving fare and cash bar while listening to the Pan Dragons and Inner Visions Reggae Band from a table under the trees. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children under 8 years old. November 25 and 26 Club on the eastern end of St. John will host the 30th Annual Coral Bay Thanksgiving ReMonday, November 28 The Coral Bay Community Council is hosting its AnRestaurant.


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Only $725,000.GOLDEN DRAGONExquisite stone villa w/exceptional craftsmanship, 4 bds/baths, chefs kitchen, full A/C, innity pool, multi decks & patios, lush gardens, meticulously maintained, impressive vacation rental, Pt. Rendezvous. A must see! $1,550,000. CALYPSO del SOLNewer, top of the line masonry villa w/ excellent vacation rental history in Chocolate Hole East. 3 bd/3 bath suites, full A/C, beautiful pool & hot tub, terric lg. screened porch, sunset views towards St. Thomas. $1,550,000. BLUE TANGA delightful 2 bdrm/2 bath pool villa nestled high on the hillside in Gt Cruz Bay. Offering privacy, vibrant sunsets, gourmet kitchen, 60 covered veranda & sunny pool. Catered Tos top rental villa. $1,295,000.SEASCAPESEASCAPE has a fabulous location on Bovacoap Point! Spacious 2 bdrm main house w/lap pool & spa, plus a separate caretaker cottage. Panoramic views, privacy & successful vacation rental. 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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY Apt. building w/adjacent parcels for additional development in Cruz Bay, newly renovated & well maintained. Only $399,000. St. John Tradewinds Safety are two vitally important departments for the residents of the territory and many of you have, no doubt, heard me speak to just how important they are to our communities. commissioners for each of these departments we put a great deal of effort into the researching and interviewing process in or lead us for the coming years. who will not only effectively manage these very important departments today but will also help develop the next generation of leadership within their respective departments so that the Virgin Islands is ready for today and tomorrow. Born and raised in Jamaica, she is a renowned cardiothoracic surgeon, and was named one of the top cardiac surgeons in Washington D.C., where she served as the managing director of a multi-physician, multi-million dollar practice. Once she left her active surgical practice, she continued rience in healthcare administration as a seland Clinic. ic, she has fought to reverse healthcare disparities here in the Virgin Islands and throughout the Caribbean. The telemediClinic is but one example of her efforts. Furthermore, she is well-known and wellrespected for her leadership in providing education and training opportunities to the Virgin Islands medical community, and has always had a strong focus on quality of care. the major challenges and opportunities that exist in the Department of Health ensur ing quality, affordable care to those in the territory, continuing the overhaul of our dents health reform legislation, leveraging our federal grants to enhance the territorys public health delivery system, ensuring the departments full implementation of health IT to facilitate coordinated patient care, communication between public and private providers, enhance billing for DOH services, and continuing the important work we have begun with the Department of Human Services to enable greater service delivery programs. Henry White, Jr., comes to us with more than thirty years of federal and local law enforcement experience. From his eight years as a Detective and State Investigator as an FBI Special Agent, to his tenure as Henry has gained the experience and management skills required to lead the VI Police Department at this critical time. as a result he understands the very basics of street policing. He worked his way up the chain within the FBI, having worked on forces where the relationship between federal and local law enforcement was key to success. managed civil rights issues for the Bureau, which makes him acutely aware of the issues VIPD currently faces in relation to the Consent Decree. As a former Police Chief, through experience, he has gained a full understanding of managing budgets, human resources and union matters and has experience with the latest techniques and tactics in policing and law enforcement and the continued professional development of our police force. He is well poised to lead the Department in addressing the problems of gun crime and the associated challenges of interdiction, domestic and gang violence, and the other incidents of crime that confront the department daily. portant work of the Department of Health Governor DeJongh Appoints New DOH and VIPD Commissioners


HOMES View all St. John MLS properties at our website at www.americanparadise.com CONDOS HOMES LAND FRACTIONALS COMMERCIALView all St. John MLS properties at our website at www.americanparadise.cominfo@americanparadise.comPELICAN'S PERCH Masonry 3BR/3BA pool villa, water views and guest cottage. $1,195,000 NEW! Villa South Palm in the Virgin Grand Estates, 4 BR/4.5BA, offering Caribbean Sea views, custom building and design. $3,199,000 MAMEY PEAK 1.05 acres, 1x1 Main House and 1x1 Guest Cottage. Flat slope & stunning views. $600,000 MYSTIC RIDGE 4 BR/4.5BA, dramatic views, short distance to North Shore beaches, cooling breezes $1,990,000. YOUR OWN SECLUDED BEACH "Rendezview" features 4 BR/4BA with a lower 3BR beach house. $2,275,000 OCEANPORT! 140 above the waters edge of Hart Bay on 1 acre. 4BR/4BA Newly renovated $1,590,000 MILES AWAY Immaculate 2BR/2.5BA masonry villa w/ pool, successful short term rental. $1,325,000 CHOCOLATE HOLE Income producing 2 unit, flat yard, walking distance to Beach, Island stone. $875,000 UNBEATABLE VALUE! ALLESANDRA Luxuri ous masonry villa, views of 3 bays, 3BR/3BA, 2 car garage NOW $1,569,000 PRICED RIGHT at appraised value, Inn Love is a charming 5BR/5BA rental villa in Great Cruz Bay. $1,090,000 NEW! Charming, income producing home on Gifft Hill. Upper level 2x1 and lower level 1 br apartment plus pool and garage/office. $675,000 NEW! ARC DU SOLEIL 3BR/3BA pool villa in the Virgin Grand Estates. Features large stone arches that perfectly frame the expansive views. $2,095,000 SUSANNABERG! New masonry home on FLAT lot plus rental cottage. Borders Natl Park. $695,000 RAINBOW PLANTATION Large 1.6 acre lot, 5BR/5BA & pool. Extensive native stone terraces. Now $995,000 INFO@HolidayHomesVI.com TOLL FREE: WWW.HOLIDAYHOMESVI.COM HALF MOON HOUSE Reef Bay Beachfront is the dramatic setting for this uniquely modern home. Extremely private with incomparable views and masterful construction throughout, this 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home is an artistic statement in a world class setting. CINNAMON BAY ESTATE borders Ntnl Park in Catherineberg, private, gated setting, 3 bdrms, 23 ft wall of glass & outstanding views. Spacious living areas, wrap around decks, expansive sundeck, large pool, elevated spa & covered dining. VILLA ANDREA in gated Virgin Grand Estates HAS IT ALL! Panoramic water views in a private setting, 4 master suites, A/C throughout, and a large pool with expansive decks. BEACHFRONT LIME TREE BAY HAS WHITE SAND BEACH! East End 5 bdrm stone & masonry home on 4+ subdividable acres (zoned R-2) steps to beach. Gorgeous water views! PETER BAY GATEHOUSE an exquisite 2 bedroom villa on large lot in Peter Bay Estates has great views and breezes. Michael Oxman plans available for expansion. Incredible Value! VILLA M ARBELLA Own this stunning 3 bedroom and 3.5 bath custom Virgin Grand Estates villa. View pool and large veranda. Great rentals & sunsets over St. Thomas & Pillsbury Sound. One level living w/ fabulous Great room! $2,695,000 DVD PARADISE ON THE ROCKS Tropical living, big views & masonry home-centrally-located on Ajax Peak. Two units: 2 bedrooms, 2 baths & Great Room upstairs; private entry 1 bedroom apartment downstairs. Rent one, live in the other! KABEJ PATCH Caribbean style 5 bdrm pool villa, in a quiet, breezey location in desirable Chocolate Hole. Beautifully nished Brazilian hardwood home w/ stone accents is charming! Walk to beach. Excellent short term rental or private residence. VILLA MOLLO A nature lovers dream, walk to 2 beaches! 3BR/2BA villa sits on the waters edge of a salt pond and features custom stone and wood work and amazing Caribbean views. VISTAERO offers total privacy with breathtaking views over Rendezvous Bay & St. Thomas. 5 spacious bedroom suites, huge pool, gazebo & hot tub make this a top rental villa. C HOCOLATE H OLE V ILLA 4br 3ba pool villa boasts central A/C, ne nishes and sophisticated design. Custom arched windows bathe the great room in sun light while framing expansive ocean views. POINCIANA is an island classic home on 1.24 acres of prime waterfront overlooking Hart Bay. 3 bedroom popular rental with one of the best views of the south shore. WHALE W ATCH Enjoy pristine East End in this lovely, 2 bedroom villa with big water views. Downstairs apartment offers additional living & income space. Hear the sound of the waves lapping below. S OUTHERN C ROSS Big southshore views Danish-style stone home w/ wrap-around covered porches & 3 bdrm & 2 baths. Stunning cabinetry & exposed concrete beams & sills. Exceptional privacy in lush setting. Additional land available. WILD ORCHID VILLA in Skytop features privacy and amazing 270 panoramic views! Flexible oorplan 4 bdrm, 2 level villa is custom crafted in exotic hardwoods & stonework. Awesome sunrises! Beautiful sunsets! Cool breezes! The Company that gives back to St. John E GRETS R EST In-town living,1 bdrm/1bth Grande Bay condo. Beautiful views from cvrd balcony, furnished, close to shops/restaurants. Amenities include large pool deck, tness/reception center, indoor parking & elevator service. $715,000 $2,890,000 DVD $2,850,000 DVD $1,050,000 DVD $2,395,000 $595,000 LAVENDER HILL Luxurious 1 bedroom unit adjacent to pool with 2 decks. Walk to beach and town. Handsomely furnished, immaculately maintained, excellent rental man-agement. $500,000$1,259,000 $1,100,000 $2,450,000 $1,999,000 $1,350,000 $3,999,000 RAINBOWS END AT BATTERY HILLclean and cheerfully decorated poolside condo is conveniently close to town w/ nicely manicured grounds. Seller says make an offer! $510,000 Call for details DVD $1,275,000 $880,000 PRICE REDUCED PRICE REDUCED! C ALABASH BOOM hillside $475,000 FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL ST. JOHN MLS PROPERTIES, DVD TOURS OF THE PROPERTIES, AND/OR A COPY OF OUR NEWSLETTER CALL OR E-MAIL US. ESTATE MANDAHL $85,000E STATE CAROLINA from $115,000C ONCORDIA PRESERVE from $275,000D REEKETS BAY hillside & WATERFRONT from $300,000 P RIVATEER BAY /HANSEN BAY hillside & WATERFRONT from $199,000S ABA BAY 19 ac. WATERFRONT $9,990,000P ETER BAY /NORTHSHORE from $1,500,000 L OVANGO CAY WATERFRONT South shore from $285,000 UPPER MONTE BAY hillsides from $799,000B OATMAN PT ./RENDEZ VOUS WATERFRONT $825,000V IRGIN GRAND ESTATES from $499,000C HOCOLATE HOLE from $365,000 S AUNDERS GUT two W ATERFRONT lots $345,000 each A LSO WESTIN TIMESHARES from $2,000 per weekONE MONTH FRACTIONALS FROM $59,000 LOTS OF LAND LISTINGS!! MOTIVATED SELLERS!! SOME SELLER FINANCING!! HH-RVSD TW 11.14.2011.indd 1 11/9/11 11:12 AM St. John Tradewinds SUBSCRIPTIONSCall 340-776-6496. We Accept VISA or MasterCard. Or Fill Out Subscription Form on Page 21. Exceptional St. John Villa Offered Through Debbie Hayes E XCLU SIVE REAL EST A TE SERVICE IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEBBIE HAYES, GRILICENSED U.S VIRGIN IS L ANDS REA L ESTATE BROKER/ OWNER Ofce: 340 714 5808Cell: 340 642 5995DH@DH. www.StJohnVIRealEstate.com Exceptionally Private/Gated Villa atop Caneel Hill with expansive views and all of the amenities you expect in a Luxury Island Home. Oered at $4.9M. Seller is a U.S. Virgin Islands Licensed Broker. DebbieHayes-TW IV 11.14.2011.indd 1 11/11/11 11:37 AM


24 St. John Tradewinds, Wounded veterans enjoyed a BBQ potluck send off party at Cinnamon Bay on November 5. The party was hosted by the Americal Legion Viggo E. Sewer Post #131, AARP and was supported by numerous volunteers and residents to say goodbye to members of Team River Runner who spent a week of kayaking and healing at Cinnamon Bay Campground.St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Yelena Rogers By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Thanks to the effort and support of many St. John residents and businesses, Team River Runner wrapped TRR, a part of the Wounded Warriors Program, in 2004 by Washington, D.C. area kayak enthusiast adrenaline of kayaking with the community networking each veteran is invited to bring a loved one TRR hit upon the perfect path toward health and healing for wounded veterans. Since starting out in Washington D.C., today there are veteran-led TRR programs at veterans hospitals across the country, and the group hosts trips from TRR has been visiting St. John waters for health and healing since 2007. While the group was forced to cancel its 2008 trip due to lack of funds, TRR didnt have to worry about that this year. Thanks to the fundraising efforts spearheaded by John Schuld, St. John raised enough money to cover all expenses for the 29 veterans and family mem bers who spent a week at Cinnamon Bay October 30 Shore, from Waterlemon Cay to Trunk Bay, veterans also enjoyed day sails on local charter boats, snorkeling trips and meals at a number of local restaurants. TRRs week of sport and camaraderie wrapped potluck party at Cinnamon Bay which featured evSewer Post #131 and the local AARP chapter. community was so welcoming and supportive, it was John residents are already planning fund raisers to ensure the group continues its healing trips to the island. the group and Schuld is planning the second annual Chaotic Kayak Race, which raised more than $20,000 for TRR in August. TRR continues to need donations and support of all website at www.teamriverrunner.org.Community BBQ Sends W ounded W arriors Home with Love