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Title: St. John tradewinds
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Place of Publication: St. John, V.I
Publication Date: 01-16-2012
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Acting VIPD, DOH Commissioners Hear from Island Residents at Meet and GreetPage 4STJ Arts Festival February 18-23Page 10 Two Arrested for Possession and with Intent To DistributePage 2 January 16-22, 2012 Copyright 2012Solar Power Ideal for Going Off Grid, Boyd Tells IGBAPage 3 ST.JOHN,USVI St. John Relay for LifeCount Down: 26 DaysSt. John Tradewiinds News Photo bt Jaime Elliott Canines, Cats and Critters Get Donkeys, Mongoose and MoreGifft Hill School fourth graders began to spruce up the dog play area at Canines, Cats and Critters' new location by painting a mural of island animals. SEE FULL STORY ON PAGE 6 PGU INSURANCE SERVICESServing the Community Since 1972 Marketplace, Third Floor, Suite 306K Email: pgunow@gmail.com Web: www.pguinsurance.com (340) 776-6403 After Collision with Ferry, Man Stable But Still in ICULocal resident Russ Kerr remains in the ICU in a Miami Hospital Page 3

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EDITOR/PUBLISHER MaLinda Nelson malinda@tradewinds.vi NEWS EDITOR Jaime Elliott jaime@tradewinds.vi WRITERS Andrea Milam, Mauri Elbel ADVERTISING advertising@tradewinds.vi CIRCULATION Rohan Roberts COLUMNISTS & CONTRIBUTORS Chuck Pishko, Yelena Rogers, Tristan Ewald, Maggie Wessinger, Andrew Rutnik, Craig Barshinger, Bob Schlesinger, Jack Brown SUBSCRIPTIONS U.S. & U.S.V.I. only $85.00 per year THIRD CLASS PERMIT U.S. Postage PAID Permit No. 3 St. John, VI 00831 NEWSLINE Tel. (340) 776-6496 Fax (340) 693-8885 www.tradewinds.vi editor@tradewinds.vi MAILING ADDRE SS Tradewinds Publishing LLC P.O. Box 1500 St. John, VI 00831 COPYRIGHT 2012All rights reserved. No reproduction of 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, January 16-22, 2012 The Animal Care Center of St. John will host its annual meet ing on Wednesday, January 18, at 6 p.m. at the Gifft Hill School lower school great room. The public is invited to attend to hear the Presidents Report.Hensely Sonson and Eunice Patris Arrested for Possession with Intent to DistributeUniversity of the Virgin Islands President Dr. David Hall will be the keynote speaker at the Friends of V.I. National Parks annual meeting on Sunday, January 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Tree Lizards Restaurant at Cinnamon Bay Campground. The afternoon will also feature VINP Superintendent Mark Hardgroves State of the Park address as well as the Friends of VINPs annual report from president Joe Kessler. Light refreshments will be served. Parking at Cinnamon Bay is limited and attendees are asked to park at the VINP Maintenance parking lot by Mongoose Junction. Shuttle service will be provided from there. For more information call Friends at 779-4940.UVI President Dr. David Hall Will Be Keynote Speaker at Friends of VINP Annual Meeting on January 22The St. John Animal Care Centers Annual Christmas for the Animals fundraiser gala will be Saturday evening, January 21, at A La Mer villa overlooking Great Cruz Bay. The Snow Ball will be island fancy and will feature a live band. All proceeds will go to fund the ACCs important work for the neglected and abandoned animals of St. John.Christmas for Animals Set for Jan. 21St. John Tradewinds Two males and one female, including one high school student were arrested for Possession of Controlled Substances on separate occasions last week. On Monday, January 9, Hensely Sonson, 29, and Eunice Patris, 30, were arrested at about 12:30 p.m. after attempting to sell controlled cers in the vicinity of Vesta Gade in Cruz Bay, St. John. Sonson was found to be in possession of two small plastic bags of a substance that tested positive as cocaine and a small plastic bag of a substance that tested positive as marijuana. Sonson also had various drug paraphernalia in his possession. Both Sonson and Patris were held on $10,000 bail each and remanded to the Bureau of Corrections on St. Thomas pending fur ther court action. The 17-year-old minor was ar rested on the campus of Charlotte Amalie High School at about 3 p.m. on Wednesday, January 11, after school monitors observed suspicious behavior. The student was found to be in possession of seven small plastic bags of marijuana. He was arrested and released into his parents custody pending his appearance in Juvenile Court.ACC Annual Meeting Set for Jan. 18 presentations on Thursday, January 19, starting at 1 p.m. Stop by the school and hear from local musicians and learn from St. John artists and craftspeople. For more information call the Coral Bay public elementary school at 776-6242.Music, Art, Craft Presentation Jan. 19 Relay for Life Stickers for $5 car stickers are available for a $5 donation and can currently be obtained at Connections and Woodys and other locations! Penalty and Interest Waiver for 2008 Property Taxes Ends January 20 property owners last week that pursuant to Act. No. 7241, penalties and interest will be charged on the 2008 bills beginning January 20, 2012. The 2008 property tax bills were issued in July 2011 and became delinquent on October 20, 2011. Notwithstanding the penalty and interest provisions of Title 29 Virgin Islands Code, section 2494, no interest or penalty may be levied on any assessment for the property tax years 2006, 2007, and 2008 for six months after the date of issuance of the respective years tax assessment, according to the act. Virgin Islands property owners are encouraged to pay their 2008 property tax bills before January 20, 2012 in order to avoid the assessment of penalty and interest. After that date, penalty and interest charges will be assessed. 776-6737 on St. John.Hensely Sonson Eunice Patris St. John Tradewinds Kids First!, a VI based nonon St. John, announced last week that it has formed a partnership with Island Eye Care, to provide free eye care for needs-based children on St. John. Kids First! has provided a $2,500 grant to fund this initiative. Using this grant, Island Eye Care, formerly known as St. John Eye Care, will perform free eye exams for children both at St. John clinics and schools. If eye glasses are required and the par ents are unable to pay, Island Eye Care will use this grant to offset some or all of the costs. Children face enough challenges mastering the skills necessary for school and beyond, president. That task becomes far burdened by problems with eyesight. This program makes it possible for every child on St. John to enter school with the eyesight necessary for success. Its great for me to be able to serve the community by going into the island schools and screening the children for eye said Dr. Craig Friedenberg, owner of Island Eye Care. Kids First!s grant will make it possible for many children, whose parents or guardians would otherwise be unable to afford it, to have corrected vision. To arrange an eye exam or learn more about this program, contact Dr. Friedenberg at 779-2019. To learn more about Kids First! go to Kids First! Supports 20/20 Vision in Children

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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Suffering severe head trauma after being struck by a ferry boat, St. John resident Russ Kerr was airlifted to Jackson Memorial just after midnight on January 7, where he remains in stable condition but under close supervision in the Intensive Care Unit. dinghy early Friday morning, January 6, when he was struck by the Lady Caneel II ferry en route to Caneel Bay Resort. The marine collision did not toss Kerr ghy was towed to shore with help from a third vessel, explained U.S. Coast Guard spokesperson Ricardo Castrodad. USCG and Marine Safety Detachment Lady Caneel II around 6:05 a.m. on the morning of the incident January 6, that the ferry had struck a dinghy that was being piloted by Russ Kerr, said Castrodad. The man was not thrown into the water. When the ferry ran over the dinghy Mr. Kerr was still on board and the Lady Caneel II made arrangements with another vessel in the area to take him shore side where EMS personnel rendered assistance and he was transported to R.L. Schneider Hospital on St. Thomas. Kerr spent Friday night in the St. Thomas hospital while friends and family members trauma center which could handle his injuries. Kerr suffered a broken arm and broken ribs along with severe head trauma. The St. John resident, who ran an information booth in Cruz Bay across from the U.S. Memorial Hospital in Miami around 1 a.m. on Sunday morning, January 8. As of press time, Kerr remained in the ICU at Jackson with his children at his side. Family members created a Prayers for Russ Kerr page on Facebook, to keep friends updated on Kerrs condition and also allowing them to offer condolences and words of encouragement. As Kerr battles back from his injuries, incident, explained Castrodad. dent had taken place and from a search and rescue standpoint there was nothing to respond to, said Castrodad. Our USCG per sonnel still went to the scene around 8 a.m. that morning to begin the investigation of the incident, which is ongoing. cials will conduct drug and alcohol tests on the Lady Caneel II who were the only two aboard the ferry, Castrodad added. Investigators will also take a look at Kerrs dinghy, according to Castrodad. investigation, one of the things the investigators looked for when they looked over the dinghy was navigation lights, said the USCG spokesperson. They did not see any type of lights on board as far as the dinghy. They will be looking into that. USCGs initial assessment showed Kerrs and toward the engine, according to Castrodad. The Lady Caneel II, which was hauled out of the water for several days for the assessment, only had a few indentations on her bow and some scrapping of paint, Castrodad added. At this point the investigation is still ongoing and these types of investigations usually take a few weeks and sometimes a USCG spokesperson. By Andrea Milam St. John Tradewinds Rising WAPA rates leave V.I. residents frustrated and their wallets drained, but theres a way to live without the power company, 15-year Lovango resident Dan Boyd told a packed crowd at the Island Green Building Associations Thursday, January 12, annual meeting at The Marketplace. Boyd, who has lived off the grid on Lovango Cay for 15 years, employs a combination of wind and solar power to keep his island home running. Wind generators, however, are not ideal for generating power on St. John, he explained, and the process to install one is arduous at best. visit and approve the site when a homeowner wants to install a wind generator. The entire system must be engineered and approved by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, and a DPNR inspector must visit during construction to approve the process. Wind power is not that good on St. John, said Boyd. An average of 15 miles per hour is ideal, and our winds tend to range from 9.2 to 13.2 miles per hour. I believe that solar is the answer here. While initial startup costs can be quite high, a homeowner who purchases enough solar panels to supply the maximum set by WAPA of 10 kilowatts can expect a return on their investment within less than four years, according to Boyds calculations. tions one can use when generating their own power, Boyd explained: off the grid, where a homeowner is responsible for generating and storing all of their own power; grid tie, where any extra power gener ated goes to WAPA in exchange for credits; grid tie with power backup, where a battery bank takes over if WAPA fails; and grid fallback, which allows a homeowner to switch to grid power when their batteries are low. Its not hard to see how the current local rate of 48 cents per kilowatt hour adds up quickly to outrageous power bills, Boyd explained. It costs approximately $34.50 per month to leave one ceiling fan on all the time, he said. The average refrigerator costs $80 per month to run. For those who dont have the cash necessary to implement a solar system at their home, there are ways to cut down on power usage. A full refrigerator uses less energy than an empty one, Boyd explained. Additionally, residents should beware of vampire appliances like cell phone chargers, televisions and cable boxes, which draw power even when they arent on or charging. The quickest and easiest solution is to plug these in to a power strip, and turn off the strip when they arent in use, said Boyd. Regardless of whether residents decide to use alternative power or cut back on their power consumption, its obvious that such changes can alleviate the pressure of rising power costs, Boyd explained. Weve got the highest power rates in America and I dont see Thursday, Jan. 19th St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 3 St. John Tradewiinds News Photo by Andrea Milam Lovango Cay resident Dan Boyd tells IGBA members about living off the grid.Solar Power Ideal for Going Off Power Grid, Boyd Tells IGBA MembersINDEXBusiness Directory .............14 Church Directory .................14 Community Calendar ...........16 Crime Stoppers ...................15 Crossword Puzzle ...............16 Ferry Schedules .................14 Letters ................................12 On the Market .......................9 Police Log ...........................15 Real Estate ....................18-19 Russ Kerr After Collision with Ferry, Man Stable But Still in ICULocal resident Russ Kerr remains in the ICU in Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miamiit going any lower, he said. If youve got the money in the bank to do solar youre crazy not to do it, because WAPA rates will keep going up.

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4 St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 Happy Holidays! St. John Tradewiinds News Photo by Jaime ElliottHenry White, (above left) at left, with VINP Superintendent Mark Hardgrove and Sharon Coldren, and Dr. Mercedes Dullum, (above right) at right, with Donna Roberts, center, and Debra Liburd. Acting Commissioners of Health and Police Hear from St. John Residents at Meet and GreetBy Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Acting V.I. Police Department Commissioner Henry White got an earful last week from St. John residents fed up with violence on Cruz Bay streets and excessive noise in Coral Bay. meet White and Acting V.I. Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Mercedes Dullum during a meet and greet event on Tuesday evening, January 10. I moved here from Florida and the transition has been good because weve been coming here for so long and we actually own property on St. John, said Dullum. The Acting Health Commissioner who, along with White, faced the Senate Committee on Rules and Judiciary last week is focusing on learning all she can about the department she will head. Right now Im trying to learn about the depart ment and focusing on gathering as much information as I can, said Dullum. The department has a huge regulatory role and before any changes come, were going to get a handle on everything going on now. The recent upheavals at Morris deCastro Clinic in Cruz Bay which stopped offering services when nurses protested working with the clinic administra tor are over, according to Dullum. The clinic is open and all of the services are avail able, she said. The former administrator was transferred to a facility on St. Thomas, Dullum added. While Dullum shook hands and spoke with many residents at the meet and greet, an overwhelming number of attendees came out to vent their frustrations to Acting VIPD Commissioner White. Im having a lot of problems in Coral Bay, said Kenneth Marsh. I cant rest at night with the noise. I need some help. The whole community is suffering from the music playing until 5:30 a.m., said Marsh. This is happening every single night. Someone needs to do something. Coral Bay also needs a police presence, Marsh told the acting commissioner. There is no police protection after 6 p.m., he said. When you call the police station it takes oneand-a-half hours for them to get there. This is a serious problem. Laurie Vankuren, who lives in downtown Cruz Bay, asked White to help with the escalating crime in town. I have lived in Cruz Bay for almost 20 years and its never been this bad, said Vankuren. There is drug dealing going on right in the open. Its gotten to the point where Im afraid. Ive lived here a long time and Ive never been afraid before, Vankuren said. Its going on right outside our doors. You can hear everything; its scary. Most residents complaining about the downtown Cruz Bay area were speaking of the street which runs eral people have recently been stabbed and beaten. Its such a small downtown area, yet it seems that the local police are not getting a handle on this, said Vankuren. I just dont want to be afraid anymore. If tourists are afraid to walk down the streets at night, theyre not going to come back. Several residents asked White to ensure additional foot patrols in the area as a way to keep drug deals off the streets. White listened to residents concerns and explained that the issue is bigger than the just the VIPD. There has to be a concerted effort to address this, said the Acting VIPD Commissioner. We have to do our job too, but this is not just a police issue. One thing I can tell you is that we will do our jobs, but we need to have people on board working with us. plained Theodora Moorehead. Continued on Page 14

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St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 5 Free HPV Vaccines, HIV and Hepatitis C Testing Offered at Myrah Keating Smith Heath Center on January 21 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 By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Facing decreased budgets and dwindling governto continue to be able to offer the public vital free services. The Department of Health and HOPE Inc. are partnering with Myrah Keating Smith Community Health papilloma virus (HPV), and HIV and Hepatitis C testing on Saturday, January 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the health center. Basically what were doing at Myrah Keating is we have partnered with HOPE Inc. and the DOH in order to pool our resources to be able to offer free services to the public, said MKSCHCs Dr. Joseph deJames. HPV has made headlines the last few years with increased cases of genital warts, cervical cancer in women and new research linking the virus to throat cancers in men. Since HPV shows up in most sexually active people, vaccines often target those who have not yet had sex. The vaccine will available to all males and females between the ages of 11 and 26 years old and residents under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and bring their immunization cards along, according to deJames. A lot of people carry HPV, but we dont know who can keep it dormant or where it will progress into cer vical cancer, said deJames. There is no good test for HPV. The diagnosis is often at clinical, where genital warts are seen, or if there is an abnormal pap smear. If you have an abnormal pap smear, youll need additional testing to see if its a higher risk for HPV, he said. There are several different strains of the virus and the vaccine available at MKSCHC will protect against the strains more commonly responsible for cancers, deJames explained. The vaccine were offering protects against the strains more responsible for cervical cancer and the affect with throat cancers that are starting to be seen, he said. The vaccine for HPV is a series of three shots, the second and third round of shots for the vaccine, according to deJames. C testing, with results available in about 20 minutes, deJames added. The partnership between DOH, MKSCHC and to continue their important work. ner with different groups like HOPE Inc. and DOH is important, said deJames. Thanks to Ivy Moses at HOPE Inc., DOH Immunization Coordinator Gail Jackson and immunization nurse Kelly Beach, who got the ball rolling on this. For more information call MKSCHC at 693-8900. St. John Tradewinds for Russ Kerr who was injured in a ferry accident and airlifted to Miami on Friday, January 27. The sunset cruise will be aboard Bad Kitty /Calypso on Friday, January 27, at 4:45 p.m. Attendees should meet in the area of Mar garita Phils prior to boarding. All proceeds will go toward Kerrs medical expenses. There is a donation of $60 per person and any additional donations would be appreciated. Please RSVP by January 25 to 777-7245 to make reservations. Please pay with only cash or checks.Calypso Charters Hosting Benet Cruise for Russ Kerr on January 27St. John Tradewinds Claudette Watson-Anderson, CPA, Director of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue, reminded every person who rents a vehicle that the rental surcharge has increased from $2 per day to $5 per day, effective January 1. All rental car businesses are reminded that they are responsible for collecting the motor vehicle rental surcharge, by placing it as a separate item on the statement given to the person who rents the car. The Vehicle Rental Surcharge returns are due on the 30th day after the end of each month. Questions concerning the vehicle at 715-1040, ext 2249.Bureau of Internal Revenue Increases Rental Car Surcharge from $2 to $5

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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Donkeys, goats and mongooses joined cats and dogs and even a bird on the walls outside of Canines, Cats and Critters new building last week. The St. John veterinary ofat Palm Plaza to a new spot near the old Moses Laundry on Centerline Road last month. As the staff and patients settle into their new environment, three drab walls surrounding a courtyard dog play in need of some color. Veterinarian and Canines, Cats and Critters owner Laura Palmintieri thought it would be fun to have her sons classmates transform the area, she explained. I have a son in the fourth grade and a son in the sixth grade at Gifft Hill School and I asked their art teacher about the project, said Palmintieri. She thought it was a great idea and had the students draw whatever they wanted as long as they were animals found on St. John. And so the St. John animal wall began. Gifft Hill School Art Teacher Rosemary Richards painted a background of undulating hillsides on the walls and then asked students in fourth and sixth grades to draw their favorite St. John ani-6 St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 GHS Students Spruce Up Doggie Play Courtyard at Canines, Cats and Critters C M Y CM MY CY CMY K CafeTWind12Ad.pdf 11/10/11 8:44:15 AM Vezio Ricciardi / License #91505 (tel) 340-776-6134 (email) design_envir@yahoo.comVezios Custom Painting St. John Tradewiinds News Photo Gifft Hill School fourth graders paint St. John animals on the formerly drab walls of a dog play area outside of the new Canines, Cats and Critters. Continued on Page 14 Love City Paddleboards(SUP) STAND UP PADDLEBOARD RENT ALS & LESSONSComplimentary Board Delivery and Pickup 340-642-9419 crane ROBERT CRANEARCHITECT, A.I.A.P .O. BOX 370 CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN U.S.V.I. 00831(340) 776-6356 Open TuesdaySunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tel: 693-5579Beautifying Americas ParadiseHUGE DISCOUNTon volume sales Happy Holidays!

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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds The birds are alright. Although Virgin Islands Audubon Society mem bers and volunteers counted less feathered friends this year during the groups annual Christmas Bird Count, the tally has more to do with a few veteran partici pants not taking part, explained Laurel Brannick. We counted a few hundred less birds and a few less species this year, but we had some long-time counters who couldnt take part this year, said the V.I. National Park education specialist and head of the local Audubon Societys annual bird count. Will Henderson for instance has been counting the kingout by the dozens. Jerry Runyon had never done the counting by himself before. Bless him, he got up really early and went out there, but he only counted 250 kingbirds, said Brannick. Were missing about 150 kingbirds, but I dont think anything is wrong. Its just hard to count them In total, about 46 volunteers across St. John counted 1,664 birds and 59 different species on Saturday morning, December 17. That number is down from 2,142 birds and 62 species counted by about 42 volunteers in December 2010. Despite the down turn in the count, the 2011 Christmas bird tally drew new volunteers who spotted lots of feathered families, explained Brannick. We saw lots of birds and a lot of bird families and we had some new volunteers, she said. All of that tion of who was counting, as far as missing some of our old-time veteran birders. Banaquits, thrushes and pin tail ducks topped the list of recorded birds and pelicans were seen is large numbers as well, according to Brannick. There were tons of pelicans because the bays have been choked with fry, which is really good, she said. The thing that I thought was cool were all of the bird families, parents with chicks, that I saw. I think that is because the ponds have been really high and they like deep water. The deep water also contributed to the decline in short-legged birds seen at island ponds and the increase in long-legged birds, Brannick added. There were more heron families and not as many short-legged birds because the water table has been so high, she the Audubon board of directors member. Brannick led a team of volunteer counters along the North Shore from Francis to Maho Bay and Annaberg. We didnt have any big surprises on the North Shore, but I think my team counted over 30 species of birds, said Brannick. We went into the bush at Maho Bay to reach the pond and crept into the pond behind the Annaberg parking lot. Then we went out to Waterlemon Cay. We had an adventurous bunch since it was a lot of walking in muck up to your knees, she said. Other counters in about 20 separate teams tallied birds from Fish Bay out to the East End. The Audubon group didnt have anyone counting the often seen warblers along the Reef Bay Trail this year, Brannick added. We used to have someone who hiked down Reef Bay and out to Lameshur, which we call the Fools Loop, she said. But we didnt have anyone doing ferent warbler species which I think are still there. We need a new fool next year willing to do the four hour hike and look for the warblers. The V.I. Audubon group has been counting local birds across the island for about 30 years and the data is a good indicator of the overall health of the environment, explained Brannick. The count is important because it tells us about the environment and what is going on, she said. If the mangroves are healthy and if the bird numbers are solid, that is important. Eventually what is wrong with the environment will affect us, but the animals Up next for the V.I. Audubon Society is the groups annual picnic, set for this Tuesday, January 17, at the new Maho Bay pavilion at noon. The group regularly meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Gifft Hill School. The local Audubon Society is also excited to spruce up the Frank Bay Pond Bird Sanctuary, Brannick explained. Were going to try to replicate what the Friends of the Park did at Francis, she said. Wed like to improve the trail with a wooden walkway and install a dock and bench to improve sight there. We hope the project will encourage students to go down there since it will be easy to assess people in town. For more information about V.I. Audubon Society call the groups president Elaine Estern at 776-6944. St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 7 Christmas Bird Count Numbers Down, But Local Bird Species are Fine, Says Audubon St. John Tradewiinds News Photo by Caroline Rogers Red Moorhens were among the feathered friends counted by volunteers on St. John during the annual Christmas Bird Count last month.

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8 St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 Calabash Affordable Housing Gets Solar W ater HeatersSt. John Tradewinds With the addition of 24 solar water heaters at the Calabash Boom Townhome Development, completed in December, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Solar Thermal in Moder ate Housing Communities program has now helped install solar water heaters on 30 single-family homes. in these two projects with the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority to administer the program geared to help moderate income housing projects get solar water heaters. able home ownership subdivision on St. John. It is situated in Coral Bay and is comprised of two-story townhomes, which all now with water heaters installed on their roofs. The ARRA program cost for the Calabash project was $148,000 and the contractor was Solar Delivered, a St. Croix company. der the direction of the HFA, in Estate Solitude on St. Croix. That project cost $18,500 and was completed in the summer of 2010. The HFA later added a sixth St. Croix residence. This program illustrates the wide used ARRA funds to get energy solutions to the residents of the Virgin Islands, said Karl Knight, VIEO direc tor. John Green, HFA Director of Planning and Construction, said the author ity hoped to use more funds from the program for HFA affordable housing projects proposed on St. Thomas and St. Croix. There is also the option of using the funds to put solar water heaters on independent, single-family homes being built under the affordable housing guidelines. The goal of the program is to install solar water heaters to reduce electrical demand and associated cost, reduce greenhouse gas emission and create jobs. For more information about the program call HFA on St. Thomas at 777-4432. St. John Tradewiinds News PhotoSolar panels are up on two buildings at the Calabash Boom Housing complex, above. Lieutenant Governor Gregory Francis announced last week that recent amendments to the Virgin Islands Code have changed the number of direc tors a domestic corporation may have. The new rules took effect on January 1. V.I.C. Title 13 now provides that a corporation may have less than three directors. In the case of a corporation that has less than three shareholders, the number of directors may be equal to the number of shareholders. For more information, call 776-8515.Change To Domestic Corporations Takes Effect

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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Imagine gazing at a sky streaked with orange and red as the sun melts into the Caribbean Sea and the twinkling lights of St. Thomas Youre sitting next to a 40-foot long pool with a refreshing drink in hand and enjoying the early evening tropical breeze. Breath-taking sunsets are just one of the highlights of Villa Kalorama, which means Great View in Greek. The homes name ing sweeping views of Pillsbury Sound, St. Thomas and off-shore St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 9 On the MarketA feature dedicated to special homes on the market listed with Tradewinds real estate advertisers 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 $$$$$$$ barefootdesign group,llclicensed architect AIA member NCARB certifiedmongoose junction, po box 1772 st. john, us virgin islands 00831 tel (340) 693-7665, fax (340) 693-8411 barefootaia.comprofessional design and development services Villa Kalorama: a great view in any language St. John Tradewiinds News PhotosThe 40-foot pool at Villa Kalorama features bench seating for taking in the sweeping views, above. Ten-foot tall glass sliders in the living room open to bring the outdoors inside, above right. cays in the distance. half bath villa is one of the tantalizing offerings on the St. John Multiple Listing Service. Broker associate Jan Courlas of Holiday Homes is the listing agent for the impressive home located on the upper ridge of the gated Virgin Grand Estates community. Villa Kalorama is listed for $3.7 million and sits on just over a half-acre of beautifully landscaped property. Villa Kalorama is a contemporary-style home, which was designed by the owners along with Love Citys Barefoot Architects and was situated on the lot to take full advantage of the vista. A main building comprises the kitchen and living room and contains an indoor staircase leading to three upstairs bedrooms including the master suite. A large terrace allows one to take in those refreshing breezes and panoramic views of Pillsbury Sound below. are many families who like having most of the bedrooms in one building, said Courlas. Especially people with young children, they like to have them close by instead of on the other side of the property. There are two additional guest suites in a second building on the property. The contemporary architecture of Villa Kalorama is balanced with island stone work and extensive hard wood and travertine al-grade kitchen has stainless steel appliances and custom Sapele wood cabinets. Continued on Page 14

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10 St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 HAS MOVED and is open for businessOur new location is 2.5 miles out of Cruz Bay on Centerline Road (next to Moses Laundromat) FULL VETERINARY SER VICESBOARDING GROOMING PET SUPPLIESmore info: 693-7780 k9 catscritters @yahoo .com Canines, Cats & Critters 12th Annual St. John Arts Festival Set for Feb. 18-23DOH Town Hall Meeting Jan. 18 on STTThe Health Information Technology Division of the V.I. Department of Health will host Town Hall meetings this month to give residents the opportunity to learn more about the territorys plans for implementation of the Health Information Exchange (HIE) and its impact relative to improved health care services in the Virgin Islands. The town hall meeting on St. Thomas will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, at the Department of Human Services Head Start Building. Department of Health Acting Commissioner Mercedes Dullum urged residents and health care providers to come out and learn more about the HIE, for which the department received a milliondollar grant to aid in its development. St. John Tradewinds Come rain or shine, good or bad economy, the seasoned St. John Arts Festival is off and running again with all the events which make it an expression and celebration of St. John and the special heritage of its culture. At this point, the proposed program starts at noon on Saturday, February 18, in the newly landscaped Cruz Bay park with childrens steel pan band Love City Pan Dragons performing in the bandstand followed by the Love City Leapers jump rope team. The Second Annual V.I. Productions Mini Film Festival will be that evening at 8 p.m. at St. John School of the Arts. This is the second festival to be produced since the original in the St. John Arts Festival of 2010. Local artists Janet Cook-Rutnik and Sigi Torinus invite artists and video makers to submit short videos for possible inclusion in this mini place before February 16. For more information email Cook-Rutnik at cookrutnik@gmail.com. On Sunday, February 19, at 2 p.m. there will be a concert of the differ ent St. John church choirs in Cruz Bay park followed by a performance of the Mongo Niles Cultural Dancers reviving the old quadrille dancing with 12 couples in traditional dress. Later, at 6 p.m., at the St. John School of the Arts there will be a performance of students work in progress covering a broad range of music and dance accomplishments from students of varying ages. Grass roots scratch band takes over the bandstand on Presidents Day, Monday, February 20, at 12:30 p.m. when Koko and the Sunshine Band perform with traditional dancing by the Caribbean Ritual Dancers including Mocko Jumbies. This promises to be a very colorful and nostalgic event of days long gone. Love Citys one and only reggae band Inner Visions will perform on Tuesday, February 21, at 12:30 p.m. reviving memories of the 1970s introduction of the music to the Caribbean and the world. A small exclusive exhibition of hand-crafted St. John arts, crafts and culinary delights will be in the small park adjacent to the Department of through Wednesday, February 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The exhibition will be a small and very impressive collection of artists. Similarly, there will be an exhibition of childrens art at The Marketized program for more information. The week preceding the festival on Tuesday, February 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bethany Church hall the St. John Historical Society is presenting a talk by Gerville Larsen on Preservation of the Built Heritage of the Virgin Islands, which is sure to be a great subject for history buffs.

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St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 11 St. John Tradewiinds News Photo by Jaime Elliott Broadway actors Donna Drake, Michael Shawn Lewis and Rhonda Miller smile for the camera with GBS student Ajahni and Wines on Friday, January 13. The actors are donating three weeks of their time to work with fourth grade students at all three island schools on the original production World of Dreams. Best Magazine Design (2008, 2009, 2010) Best Editorial Spread (2008, 2009, 2010)Were already working on our next issue! Email mnelson@stjohnmagazine.com to advertise in our 2013 edition. Broadway Come to the MarketplaceSt. John Tradewinds The St. John Film Society is and Paint, on Tuesday, February 7, at 7:30 p.m. at St. John School of the Arts. The event is the next in SJFS On Screen / In Person series and 55-minute documentary directed by Tony Heriza and Cindy Burstein. Concrete, Steel and Paint encourages viewers to think and talk about crime, prisons (their purpose), and the value of reconnecting prisoners with local communities. It draws attention to the skyrocketing rates of incarceration and the resulting loss of human potential while demonstrating the promise of using more positive and approaches to rehabilitation. Philadelphias internationally recognized Mural Arts Program and demonstrates that the human urge to connect is stronger than anger, stronger than hatred, stronger than fear. Director Heriza will be at the ing process and relationships that is certain to generate meaningful dialogue on the issues of crime, prison, healing and the arts. On Screen/In Person is made possible by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Tour ing Program and the Virgin Island Council of the Arts. For more information about upcomSJFS Screening Concrete, Steel and Paint at SJSA on February 7 By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds The show is about dreams, said Drake. Sad dreams, happy and well dance it. Fellow Broadway actors John Tartaglia and Laura Barnao will join Lewis, Drake and Miller this week to teach singing, dancing and puppetry to the fourth graders ahead of the exciting St. John School of the Arts fundraiser. The students will perform two shows of World of Dreams on Friday, January 27, at the Westin Resort and Villas. During last weeks meet and a once-in-a-lifetime trip to New York City, and angel tickets, to the shows premier perform a ne at 6 p.m. on January 27. angel tickets, $200, which includes a champagne reception and dinner at one of the islands best eateries, are still available. For more infor mation call SJSA at 779-4322. Gold Addy Winner

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12 St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 Crossword Answers Puzzle on Page 20 WHAT DO YOU THINK?Send your letter to editor@tradewinds.viNEXT DEADLINE: THURSDAY, JANUARY 19TH Keeping Track of Crime2011Homicides: 0 Shootings: 0 Stabbings: 0 Armed Robberies: 0 Arsons: 0 1st Degree Burglaries: 2 2nd Degree Burglaries: 8 3rd Degree Burglaries: 51 Grand Larcenies: 58 Rapes: 1 2012-TO-DATEHomicides: 0 Shootings: 0 Stabbings: 0 Armed Robberies: 0 Arsons: 0 1st Degree Burglaries: 0 2nd Degree Burglaries: 0 3rd Degree Burglaries: 1 Grand Larcenies: 2 Rapes: 0 Letters To St. John TradewindsRegarding Broadway Comes to St. John on January 27 at the Westin Ballroom, the annual major fundraiser sponsored by St. John School of the Arts, some there at 9:45 a.m. and drive to Guy Benjamin School to work with the children there from 10:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. Its then off to Julius E. Sprauve School to work from 12:45 to 2:15 p.m., with lunch in the car en route. The actors then get a break until they begin work at the St. John School of the Arts at 4:00 and call it a day at 6 p.m. They have production meetings most evening, if theyre not constructing props. And this is their schedule four days every week for three weeks, from sun-up until well past sun-down. What do they get paid for this over-40-hour week $-0-, zero, niente, nada, nicht, nothing! They pay for their own plane tickets and for one-week car rental, taking into account that St. John Car Rental (Lonnie and Albert Willis) and Debbie and Donald Schnell, more than kindly, each donated a car for a week. Pat and I provide their meals most days. One of the actors is actually paying his plane ticket ing back to New York, doing the shoot for Sesame Street and then returning to St. John because he wants the satisfaction of seeing the performance! Another actor has to leave the morning of the Friday perfor mance in order to conduct auditions on Saturday in New York. Why have I gone into all this? Some people have been under the impression that these were unemployed actors needing a job. Clearly, far from it. Another contributing member of our community loudly volunteered how much time and effort he had given to SJSA over the years. The thing about giving is really to give back, freely and, in the best of circum stances, quietly. Come see one or both performances on Friday, January 27, at 6 and 8 p.m., and youll see the tangible results of their giving. The fourth graders of St. John will demonstrate the value of their contribution and what arts education can mean in the development of a child. The kids really need your applause! The St. John School of the Arts really needs your contributions. Well see you on January 27 when you can do one or both and help us to continue to provide the invaluable arts education SJSA is providing. Ronnie Lee, On behalf of the children, the staff & Board of Directors of SJSABroadway Actors Work T irelessly for Kids for Free I think that the big problem with the Alpine scheme giving to Alpine. The only risk is placed squarely on the shoulders of the citizens of the VI. This is a no risk project for Alpine, a company which has a record of having accomplished absolutely nothing. If they wanted to participate in the risk or if they have existing operations we could review to verify their chances of success, it might be worth it for VI citizens to take a portion of the risk. Since that is not the current situation I cannot see how the leaders of this community can force this on us. The current world economy has been devastated because of risks that were taken just like this one, which have failed. Certainly WAPA and WMA have not proved to be very capable in managing their assets and assignments. Why would anyone think that they are creditable enough to have thoroughly researched this gamble? Greg MillerAlpine Plans Only Put Citizens at RiskOn January 6, 2012, as Vicki & I worked at Connections, the horrifying details of Russ Kerrs acci dent and medical needs were unfolding all day. and any information needed to allow Schneider Hospital to air-vac Russ out of the islands to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami for surgery and treatment. As good fortune turned out, Russ had submitted his Missouri drivers license and BC-BS insurance card when he signed up for mail service at Connections. I was able to fax the copies over to Ms. Julisa Thomas who was the Social Worker at Schneider Hospital to get the ball rolling. The entire experience made me realize that there is something each of us can and should do. I would like to propose the following to our community: If you live alone or you dont have someone who knows where you keep your IDs, family/ emergency contacts, and other pertinent information, please share that info with a friend. If you do not have a friend willing to be your goto person, you may bring your IDs and other perti nent information to Connections and we will make Think of it as a kind of insurance. Once youve done it, maybe it wont be needed for an emergency. And, youll be saving your friends and family the almost overwhelming sense of frantic helplessness. I spoke with Brianna and Drew, Russ daughter and son on January 12. They have been so amazed and are so grateful for all that St. John is doing to help Russ. They share calls, Facebook messages and cards with Russ and feel very positive about his recovery. They send their thanks to everyone. Cid Hamling Keep IDs Ready in Case of Emergency

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St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 13 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 Visitor from Michigan W ins Grand Prize from St. Thomas/St. John Activity Road MapSt. John Tradewinds Visitors to St. Thomas and St. John now have another reason to share their vacation memories with their friends and family back home, the possibility to win a trip back! With the St. Thomas and St. John Activity and Road Maps (The Treasure Maps), visitors can submit their favorite vacation photos to be voted on by the public. The photo with the most votes wins! Bill Doebler of Holland, Michigan, won the trip back to St. Thomas with a photo of the harbor at dusk taken from atop Paradise Point. Doeblers prize included airfare for two, a stay at Book a Dream Villa, a sail on the 36-foot catamaran Happy Hour and gifts from St. Johns Bay Rum and Cruz Bay Trading Post. I did not have a tripod, so I sat the camera on the railing next to our table at the restaurant for the exposure, said Doebler. The calypso band was playing so loudly that the railing was vibrating, so the picture was taken in the short interval between two of their numbers. Check out Doeblers winning photo at http://is landtreasuremaps.com/index.php?page=win-a-trip, along with other top photos taken on St. John and St. Thomas. Other interactive activities like fun word search and word scramble games along with scannable TAGS and free self-guided tours, are also available for those who want to use the map for more than just a navigation tool. The free maps are available all year long at the airport, docks, car rentals, hotels, villas and other points of interest. For more information contact Jen Knowles and Denise Barbier at islandtreasuremaps@ gmail.com. St. John Tradewiinds News Photo Doebler's winning sunset shot of Charlotte Amalie harbor on St. Thomas. St. John Tradewiinds News Photo by Jaime Elliott in John McCann Real Estate's former Cruz Bay location, offers coffee and lattes to potential condo or fractional time-share buyers.

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The bottom line is foot patrols, she said. You rarely see police out of their vehicles and walking down the street. Most guys have no respect for the police because they are too easy on them. You have to make it uncomfortable for them, said Moorehead. We need constant patrols. White heard about last week, the Acting VIPD Commissioner also faces the federal consent decree mandated for the department and territory-wide morale issues. Were behind as far as the time line with complying with the consent decree, so we have to deal with that, said White. We also have morale issues, the eight percent pay cut and weve lost some veteran people to retirement. These are very challenging times and something needs to be done. I have faith in my experience, background and skill set to be able to make the changes that we need to make and take the department ahead, he said. I have a very attentive and professional staff which has been a huge help. After facing the Rules Committee, White and Dullum will face the full V.I. Senate which will ultimately decide if Governor John deJonghs nominations are approved or not.14 St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 AccommodationsCaribbean Villas & Resorts tel. 1-800-338-0987 or locally 340-776-6152 Island Getaways 888-693-7676, islandgetawaysinc.com kathy@islandgetawaysinc.com Suite St. John Villas/Condos tel. 1-800-348-8444 or locally at 340-779-4486 VIVA Vacations tel. 779-4250 P.O. Box 1747, STJ, VI 00831ArchitectureCrane, Robert Architect, AIA tel. 776-6356 P.O. Box 370, STJ, VI 00831 Barefoot Design Group, LLC tel. 693-7665 fax 693-8411 P.O. Box 1772, STJ, VI 00831BankingFirstbank Located in downtown Cruz Bay 340-776-6881 Scotiabank #1 Mortgage Lender in the VI The Marketplace (340) 776-6552 Beauty/SpaW estin Resorts & Villas Spa Services tel. 693-8000, ext. 1903/1904 ConstructionSt. John Hardware tel. 693-8780 fax 776-6685 Located at The Marketplace InsurancePGU Insuracne Located at The Marketplace 776-6403; pgunow@gmail.com Theodore T unick & Company Phone 775-7001 / Fax 775-7002 www.theodoretunick.comJewelryR&I PATTON goldsmithing Located in Mongoose Junction 776-6548 or (800) 626-3445 Chat@pattongold.comLandscapingAlfredos 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 PROPERTYKING tel. 643-6348 Landscaping & IrrigationProperty MgmtSeaview Vacation Homes, Inc. tel. 340-776-6805; 888-625-2963 www.seaviewhomes.comReal EstateDebbie Hayes, GRI tel. 714-5808 or 340-642-5995 debbiehayes@debbiehayes.com www.stjohnvirealestate.com Holiday Homes of St. John tel. 776-6776 fax 693-8665 P.O. Box 40, STJ, VI 00831 info@holidayhomesVI.com Islandia Real Estate tel. 776-6666 fax 693-8499 P.O. Box 56, STJ, VI 00831 info@islandiarealestate.comRestaurantsConcordia 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 www.skinnylegs.com Sun Dog Cafe Casual Dining at Mongoose 693-8340; www.sundogcafe.comServicesC4th Custom Embroidery tel. 779-4047 Located in Coral Bay Island Solar "Off the Grid Living for 10 Years" tel. 340-642-0531 Terminix Termite, Pest, Rodent Control Problem Solved Guarantee 340-777-4423 Vezio's Custom Painting Special Techniques 340-776-6134 design_envir@yahoo.com 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.mmals. Richards then traced those drawings of goats, dogs, cats, deer and donkeys onto transparency paper and projected them onto the walls of the courtyard. When GHS fourth grade students arrived at Canines, Cats and Critters on Wednesday morning, January 11, the outlines of their animals were on the walls waiting to be painted. their pallets with bright hues. Donkeys with white and dogs were getting stripes of all colors as GHS students set to work last week. Sixth grade students are scheduled to paint their animals on the walls of the veteri narians dog play area this week. The sixth graders work will add foreground and landscaping to the scene, Richards explained. The older students work will be a bit more detailed and will really add the foreground and trees and birds to the scene, she said. While GHS usually doesnt volunteer students time for businesses, Palmintieri has cared for the schools pets for years, explained Richards. Dr. Laura has taken care of the schools animals in need, for years and years, said Richards. Whenever we need Dr. Laura, on nights or weekends or whatever, she is always there for us. So this our way of saying, Thanks. The dogs who use the play area at Canines, Cats and Critters are sure to enjoy GHS students impressive mural.Meet and Greet: VIPD and Health CommissionersContinued from Page 4Students Spruce Up Doggie Play CourtyardContinued from Page 6 Ten-foot tall sliders in the living room open to seamlessly bring the outdoors right inside. There are also several outdoor dining spaces along with a relaxing fountain perched just off the main entrance. There is enjoy the day at Villa Kalorama. The home was constructed four years ago and has been in a successful rental program since. A few things that make this home special are the views, which I describe as one of the islands biggest panoramic vista, the walls of glass which segue the outdoors to the indoors and the 40-foot long pool with bench seating to take in that view, said Courlas. Contact Courlas about Villa Kalorama or other properties available on St. John. Call the Holiday Homes broker associate at 7766776 or visit www.holidayhomesvi.com.On the Market: Villa KaloramaContinued from Page 9 The outdoors come right inside when the 10-foot tall sliders in Villa Kalorama's living room are open.

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and ice! Delicious food and beverages are essential to every gala. Appeare promised from many of the islands well-known chefs and cater ers, all coordinated by East/West caterings Julie Van Pelt. ACC president B.J. Harris promises an open bar throughout the evening as well as wine and champagne pairings to complement the wide Winter wonderland dcor, ISH foods and desserts, and an open bar are not the end of the planned delights. Upon arriving at the gala, each guest will be given a beautiful party favor. ACC treasurer Monica Munro says the nature of the favors is to be a secret until party time, but everyone will love them. Last years guests at Walk on the Wild Side will remember the feather boas, striped cats ears, and animal masks that added to the jungle fun. Not least, Deb Duplisea is or both large and small. Great villa and hotel stays and lovely items ised. There is even a pet portrait by Liv Hitchcock among the offer inexpensive at $5 a ticket or $20 This year, ACC is extending a special invitation to visitors to the island and to villa renters. Its a great way to meet lots of island residents, at the same time helping to fund the islands small shelter for homeless and abused dogs and cats. Great Cruz Bay is so easy to reach and there is generous parking space at and near A La Mer. To reach the villa from Cruz Bay, take the South Shore road in the direction of the Westin Resort. Watch for the Great Cruz Bay Road sign to the right (across from the dumpster station past the resort). A La Mer is on the right-hand side of Great Cruz Bay Road just the other side of the dinghy landing area. Park at the landing area immediately after Beach Villa. Tickets to the Snow Ball are $100 per person in advance and $125 at the door. They are avail able at Connections, the Nest at Mongoose Junction, St. John Hardware, Chelsea Drug Store, and Catered To Vacation Homes, all at The Marketplace. Tickets are also available at St. John Proper ties next to Mongoose Junction and at Keep Me Posted, as well as on the web at www.stjacc.org. The little shelter on the library road is full to the brim with tame and adoptable cats and kittens and with dogs and puppies all needing good homes. Every dollar earned at the Snow Ball goes towards feeding, medicating, and housing the shelter animals, to paying the shelter staff, and towards spaying and neutering homeless cats at the ACCs many feeding stations. Come and have a photograph taken by the island newspaper to be featured in the forthcoming issues of St. John Tradewinds. ACC promises an evening to remember. St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 15 Friday, January 6 9:32 a.m. An Estate Chocolate Hole resident Saturday, January 7 9:45 p.m. A citizen p/r that he was in a verbal altercation with his wife. Disturbance of the peace, D.V. 11:00 p.m. An Estate Glucksberg resident p/r that an unknown male punched him in the face. Simple assault. Sunday, January 8 12:41 a.m. A citizen c/r loud music in the area of Estate Enighed. Disturbance of the peace. 4:15 a.m. A Gifft Hill resident p/r that she was threatened. Disturbance of the peace. No time given An Estate Contant resident c/r that a male was asleep on her couch. Police assistance. 1:34 p.m. Virgin Islands Government conduct ed an inspection of Cruz Bay and discovered drug paraphernalia. Drug paraphernalia. Monday, January 9 3:20 a.m. A visitor staying at a villa in Estate Enighed c/r a burglary. Burglary in the third. 12:45 p.m. A citizen p/r a robbery. Robbery in 12:26 p.m. Badge #90 p/ at Leander Jurgen Command with one Hensely Sonson and one Eunice Patris under arrest and charged with possession with intent to distribute. Possession with intent to distribute. 5:08 p.m. An Estate Carolina resident c/r that she was in a disturbance with her boyfriend. Disturbance of the peace, D.V. 6:00 p.m. An Estate Enighed resident p/r that he is being threatened. Disturbance of the peace, threats. T uesday, January 10 1:33 p.m. A citizen p/r that he lost his passport. Lost documents. 3:18 p.m. An Estate Enighed resident p/r that someone slashed his tires. Damage to a vehicle. W ednesday, January 11 12:03 a.m. A citizen c/r loud music in the area of Coral Bay. Disturbance of the peace. 12:50 a.m. An Estate Chocolate Hole resident r/ a disturbance. Disturbance of the peace. 9:49 a.m. A citizen p/r that he had a disagree ment with his boss about his salary. Salary dispute. 10:50 a.m. An Estate Enighed resident c/r that he needed his girlfriend removed from his sur rounding area. Police assistance. 9:32 p.m. An Estate Enighed resident c/r a disturbance. Disturbance of the peace. Thursday, January 12 6:45 a.m. An Estate Glucksberg resident r/ that someone followed him home. Stalking. 8:26 a.m. An Estate Glucksberg resident p/r that his neighbor cut down trees on his property. Destruction of property. 9:00 a.m. An employee at the St. John Animal Care Center c/r a disturbance at the animal shelter. Disturbance of the peace. arm. 3:12 p.m. An Estate Susanaberg resident c/r someone trespassing on his property. Trespassing. 7:08 p.m. An Estate Enighed resident c/r that she was assaulted by her cousin. Assault and battery, D.V. A La Mer's impressive location is sure to make the ACC gala a big hit. Crime Stoppers is asking the help to solve the following crimes. If anyone knows something, they should say something. St. John On January 5, 2012 at approximately 3:45 a.m., police were dispatched to Myrah Keating Clinic to investigate a distur bance involving two Hispanic males. V.I. Police Department been enjoying the nightlife in Cruz Bay when an altercation occurred. The incident left one of them with a laceration that rewith a cut forehead that required 10 staples. The men refused to cooperate with police. If anyone knows something, say something so that the perpetrators can be brought to justice. St. Thomas On Sunday December 18, 2011, at about 2:50 a.m., a man was in front of Oswald Har ris Court Bldg. 15 speaking to a family member when a black 2006 Toyota Camry drove by and an unknown male in the him. One bullet fractured the victims neck and lodged in his right shoulder. Realizing he was wounded, the victim then walked to the Roy Schneider Hospital for treatment. Crime Stoppers USVI has approved 127 rewards, but has only paid out 55 of them. Anyone who submitted a tip, should contact Crime Stoppers to see if one of those rewards is theirs. Crime Stoppers is still run soleagainst crime by visiting www. CrimeStoppersUSVI.org and becoming a dues-paying member. CRIME STOPPPERS U.S.V.I.Organization Seeks Information on CrimesACC's Snowball Gala January 21Continued from Page 19

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16 St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 St. John Tradewinds welcomes notices of community-orient 776-6496, e-mail editor@tradewinds.vi or fax 693-8885.NETTLE DETECTORACROSS 1 Evil spirits 15 Words before war or God 20 Leaning type 21 Personal magnetism 22 Benton of Hee Haw 23 Solitary ivory-painted 25 Spring (from) 26 Twice penta28 Place for a headphone 29 Words after many book titles 30 Singer DiFranco 31 Poisonous evergreen 35 Bellybutton type 40 Be thrifty 41 Armstrong and Diamond 45 Ending for form 48 Haifa native 49 Abrupt increase 52 Putting chips in up front 55 Cathedral next to the University of 62 Novelist Charles 66 State in southwest India 69 Albacore got ready to popular Toyota hybrid model 81 Library patron creating 84 Warms up, as leftovers 86 Relative of Ltd. 90 Sore 93 Tow-offering org. 94 Seamster imitated a 102 Joanne of Wagon Master 104 Court staff member 105 British singer Lewis 106 Skills needed for a 109 Actress Longoria 111 Sneaking 112 Old town shouters 113 -mo 114 Kismet 116 Swedish auto 118 Occurrence of events not quite eerily at the 122 Blissful sites 123 Neckerchief 124 Given for a time 125 Colas, e.g. 126 Obliquely DOWN 1 Scorn 2 Aigner of fashion 3 Composer Henry 4 Three Sisters sister 5 Not a one 6 View 9 Meowing pet 10 Form of be 11 Disinfectant ingredient 12 Singer Hayes 13 Silly smiles 14 Bad, to Yves 15 Go out with 16 Locust trees 18 Set eyes on question 24 Incredible! 29 Has fortune smiled 32 Calvin 33 Not, to Scots 42 Writer Sarah Jewett 43 Pester a lot 44 Tallied a total 50 Painter Veronese 51 Catapult 52 Composer Berg 53 Nary a person 54 Fiji neighbor 58 Mrs. Mikhail Gorbachev 59 Singer Black 60 Welcomes 63 Super- 64 Fascinated 68 Legendary snow beast 82 Ayn Rand hero Howard 83 Precepts 85 Leg up 88 Fish-fowl link 89 Bible boat 90 Freeloads 91 Tenor Kraus 92 Stated the meaning of 95 Honda models 96 Type 98 Intertwisted 99 Couches for sleeping 101 Earth tone 103 Dethrone 109 End-of-list abbr. 110 Face hiders 114 Literary Huck 115 Biol. branch 116 Burn painfully 119 Ripken of baseball 120 Step crack ... 121 Umlaut part PREMIER Crossword ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS Alcoholics Anonymous meets as scheduled: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. at Hawksnest Bay Beach; Closed meetings for alcoholics only at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cruz Bay at 6 p.m on Tuesdays; Open meetings on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 p.m. at Nazareth Lutheran Church; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at Moravian Church, Coral Bay. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS Narcotics Anonymous has open meetings from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Saturday at St. Ursulas Church. AL-ANON MEETINGS Al-Anon meets on St. John every Monday at Scandic Executive Service's meeting room in Mongoose Junction from 6:30 to 7:30pm; and every Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at W ednesday, January 18 The Animal Care Center of St. John will host its annual meeting on Wednesday, January 18, at 6 p.m. at the Gifft Hill School lower school great room. The public is invited to attend to hear the Presidents Report. Thursday, January 19 Guy Benjamin School art and craftpresentations on Thursday, January 19, starting at 1 p.m. Stop by the school and hear from local musicians and learn from St. John artists and craftspeople. For more information call 776-6242. Saturday, January 21 The St. John Animal Care Centers Annual Christmas for the Animals fundraiser gala will be Saturday, January 21, at A La Mer villa. The Snow Ball will be island fancy and will feature a live band. All proceeds will go to fund the neglected and abandoned animals of St. John. Sunday, January 22 University of the Vir gin Islands President Dr. David Hall will be the keynote speaker at the Friends of V.I. National Parks annual meeting on Sunday, January 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Tree Lizards Restaurant at Cinnamon Bay Campground. W edensday and Thursday, January 25-26 tenant Governor, Division of stages of preparing for the sale of properties that are in delinquent property tax payment status of 10 or more years. The of the properties slated for the are scheduled for January 1819, 2012 on St. Croix and January 25-26 in the St. Thomas/St. John district. In both districts, the auctions will be at the DiviFriday, January 27 Calypso Catamaran Char cruisefor Russ Kerr on Friday, January 27. RSVP by January 25 to 777-7245 School of the Arts fundraiser Broadway Comes to St. John, January 27 at the Westin Resort ballroom at 8 p.m. Saturday, February 11 Relay for Life at the Winston Well Ball Field on Satur day, February 11, at 4 p.m.

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Looking to buy used weed whackers, chainsaws, pole saws, leaf blowers and other landscaping equipment. Call 340-643-2998. Upscale Gifft Hill apartment, 2 BR/2bath, pool, laundry, good parking. Unfurnished, $2,000/mo. 315 286-9194. Wanted Legal Notice ORDERAND NOW, this 18th day of February, 2011, having reviewed the Motion to Quash or Amend Writ of Execution led by Movants David and Joan Condon (Document 458), and the responses thereto led by Plaintiff Joan Oat, and having heard oral argument on the motion on January 19, 2011, it is ORDERED the motion is GRANTED.11On June 7, 2007, following four years of litigation, Oat received a judgment in her favor in this case of $641,074.08 against Defendant Sewer Enterprises. In its judgment, the court also ordered that (j)udgment of foreclosure (be) entered in favor of (Oat) and against defendant Sewer Enterprises, Ltd. f/k/a Sewer Dolin Associates, Ltd. on December 30, 1990 Second Priority Leasehold Mortgage. Mem. and Order of June 7, 2007, 14. Oat now seeks to enforce this judgment through a Writ or Execution against three parcels in St. John Parcels 3h, 3i and 3Ae in Estate Enighed. To that end, she led an Amended Writ of Execution against all three parcels on September 20, 2010. The Condons have a 30-year lease and operate an inn on Parcel 3Ae, the parcel which is the subject of the instant motion. On November 29, 2010, after a No Trespassing sign was placed on their property by U.S. Marshals, the Condons moved to amend Oats writ of execution, arguing that Parcel 3Ae should not be included in the writ because it is not included in the Second Priority Leasehold Mortgage and because Oat has already settled any claim she has against Parcel 3Ae. In response to the Condons motion, this Court temporarily amended the writ of execution to exclude Parcel 3 Ae, so that a hearing could be held regarding whether this Parcel should be included in Oats writ of execution. The writ was so amended and, in the meantime, Oat was permitted to foreclose on Parcels 3h and 3i. After reviewing the convoluted ownership history of the subject parcels, this Court has determined Oat is not entitled to execute on Parcel 3Ae. Parcels 3Ae, 3h, and 3i were originally leased by Hulda, Victor and Llewellyn Sewer to Sewer-Dolin Associates, Ltd. (SDA) on March 26, 1987. The lease states that Parcel 3 Ae was owned by Hulda Sewer, Parcel 3h was owned jointly be Hulda and Victor Sewer, and Parcel 3i was owned by Llewellyn Sewer. On July 1, 1987, SDA executed a leasehold mortgage of the three parcels in favor of the Carpeteria, Inc. Employees Pension Plan (Carpeteria) in exchange for $100,000. A leasehold mortgage is secured by the mortgagors leasehold interest in a property. See Blacks Law Dictionary 1033 (8th ed. 2004). On August 6, 1987, SDA purported to surrendered its interest in the original lease to Hulda, Victor, and Llewellyn Sewer, to the extent the lease pertained to Parcel 3Ae. The surrender was purportedly accepted by Hulda, Victor, and Llewellyn Sewer. SDAs surrender to the lease, however, was not valid because Carpeteria did not consent to the surrender. By the terms of SDAs lease, (no) agreement of surrender or to accept a surrender (would be) valid unless and until the same (was) reduced to writing and signed by the duly authorized representatives of the Landlord, Tenant, and the holder of the leasehold mortgage. March, 26, 1987 Lease P. 18. Movants provided this Court with certied copies of both the surrender of the lease and the landlords acceptance of the surrender. Neither of these documents was signed by Carpeteria, the leasehold mortgagee; thus, it appears SDAs surrender of Parcel 3Ae was not valid. Following SDAs purported surrender of its lease on Parcel 3Ae, on August 3, 1987, the Condons entered into a 30-year lease of Parcel 3Ae and another property, Parcel 3Ag, with Hulda Sewer as their landlord. On September 6, 1988, Carpeteria assigned its leasehold mortgage on Parcels 3Ae, 3h and 3i to Oats husband, Don Oat for $1.00. When Carpeteria assigned its leasehold mortgage to Don Oat, Oat received an interest in the leasehold on Parcel 3Ae. Apparently Hulda, Victor and Llewellyn Sewer were aware of the deciency in SDAs surrender of its leasehold, and were concerned that such surrender was not valid, because they drafted a belated Consent to amended Lease Agreement (Consent) which Oat asserts the Sewers endeavored to have her husband sign, but which he did not sign. The Consent stated that Don Oat now wishes to conrm his consent to the Partial Surrender and the Amended Lease Agreement wherein SDA, the mortgagor to Oats leasehold mortgage by assignment, surrendered its interest in the lease. Don Oat never signed this document, and Oat asserts she continues to own a leasehold mortgage on Parcel 3Ae. The Condons argue Oat released any claim she had against Parcel 3Ae in a mediated settlement in a separate lawsuit over that property. Oat submitted evidence of this settlement which shows she released any claim she had against the Estate of Hulda Sewer with regard to Parcel 3Ae in a previous lawsuit. In this settlement agreement, which was signed by Oat, the Estate of Hulda Sewer, and the parties respective attorneys, Oat agreed to release any claim against the Estate (of Hulda Sewer) with regard to Plot 3A(e), Estate Enighe(d), St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Pl.s Mot. to Strike Emergency Mot. to Quash, Ex. 7, at 4. Oats release of claims, however, pertained only to Hulda Sewers interests in the parcel itself, and does not constitute a release of Oats interests in SDAs unextinguished leasehold interest in Parcel 3 Ae. On December 30, 1990, SDA, now doing business as Sewer Enterprises, Ltd., executed a Second Priority Leasehold Mortgage in favor of Don Oat on Parcels 3h and 3i. Parcel 3Ae was not included in this Second Priority Leasehold Mortgage. Because the judgment entered on June 7, 2007, only states Oat is entitled to foreclose upon the Second Priority Leasehold Mortgage, she can foreclose on Parcels 3h and 3i; but not 3Ae. Although Oat may have an interest in SDAs leasehold interest in Parcel 3Ae, this Parcel was not addressed by the June 7, 2007, Judgment and Oat has presented no evidence showing that foreclosure on Parcel 3Ae is an appropriate method by which she can collect on her judgment against Defendants.The Amended Writ of Execution is permanently AMENDED to omit any direct or indirect reference to Parcel 3Ae, Estate Enighed, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands.2 It is further ORDERED Oats Motion to Strike Emergency Motion to Quash (Document 496) and Motion for Sanctions, Punitive and Actual Damages, and Fees and Costs (document 495) are DENIED. BY THE COURT : /s/ Juan R. Sanchez, J.2This Court temporarily amended the Writ of Execution by Order of December 13, Parcel 3 Ae and permanently grants the Condons motion.IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DIVISION OF ST. THOMAS AND ST. 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Special to St. John Tradewinds Five years ago, the Animal Care Center of St. John decided to feature a theme at its annual winter fundraising gala. The gala was to be hosted at Kismet, the gorgeous property on Love Citys south shore coast, and an Arabian Nights theme was chosen to complement the villas Moorish architecture. When Kismet owners, Dr. Jerome and Mrs. Liz Levy, announced they planned to greet guests while wearing Arabian dress, everything fell into place. The delighted response to the idea of a theme for Christmas for the Animals kicked off a whole series of subsequent theme galas. The following year saw scores of attendees arriving at the Englishand Metz-owned Tango Mare overlooking Hart Bay for a Roaring dresses and 1920s-era loose jackets and fedora-type hats. By then themes were an established custom, and the next years theme was Swinging Sixties at Olaf and Karen Nelsons TreVista. Guests creatively asyears Walk on the Wild Side hosted at Glen and Joanne Halls Hall House in Chocolate Hole, prompted an outbreak of safari clothing never before seen on St. John. This year, its a Snow Ball! On Satur day evening, January 21, from 6:30 until 10 p.m. Janet and Martin Marshalls fabulous new complex on Great Cruz Bay, A La Mer, will be decorated as a winter wonderland. Strings of icicle lights and lighted decorations. ACC vice president Karin Schlessinger is arriving from Florida next week with four suitcases full of decorations. Ice Princesses and Snow Kings are especially welcome, said Schlessinger. In general island fancy or even for mal attire will be the evenings style of choice. After all, it is a ball! The band ISH, under the baton of Jared Warren, will provide the wonderfully danceable music characteristic of the group. And when ISH takes a band break, Michelle Fage has arranged for Pyros of the Caribbean to entertain with Fuego, Sandwich, and Gina Wellner performing INFO@HolidayHomesVI.com TOLL FREE: WWW.HOLIDAYHOMESVI.COM MERM AID FALLS -prime Peter Bay location & spectacular 5 bdrm/5.5 bths villa. Views to St. Thomas, Natl Park beaches & BVI. Custom-designed & built, it features a lagoon-shaped pool, mahogany doors/windows, ac, private verandas, waterfall & spa, & lovely grounds. C A THERIN E B ERGS CI NNA MON RIDG E 5 bedroom villa on 1+ private acre, bordered by National Park, features stunning north shore views, pool w/waterfall, spa, easy access to Cinnamon Bay beach. MOJO RISING is a 4 X 5 stone and masonry home of stunning quality and style in Estate Chocolate Hole. Light and airy, every room enjoys sweeping views to the east and west. The nest dcor, amenities and grounds complement this elegant villa. 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Charming 2x2 Caribbean style masonry villa with panoramic views, very private pool & hot tub. Breezy location convenient to Coral Bay. Walk to shoreline watersports. V ILLA M I MOSA IS A B EST BUY 4 bedroom private rental homeawesome down island & Coral Bay views! Turn key! Originally $1,700,000 now priced to sell. I NCOME PRO D UCER 4 Unit Multifamily. Rare opportunity to own a multiunit property close to Cruz Bay with big ocean views sitting on the hillside above the Westin Resort! TREE HOUSE offers spectacular views from Upper Carolinas ridge top. This gentle parcel features a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home which is bordered by National Park. The Company that gives back to St. John CORAL B REEZ E Well kept 2br, 2ba condo live in or continue successful short term rental. Beautiful views of Great Cruz Bay & beyond. Convenient to town & recently added common pool and deck make Bethany Condos unit 6 a great investment. $415,000 GRAN DE BAY COND O S E njoy life at this condo group in the center of town. Fullyfurnished with equipped kitchens, easy walking access to shops/restaurants. Large pool deck, tness & reception center, indoor parking & elevator service. 1 bd/1 bth $715,000 3 bd/ 2 bth $949,000 $795,000 $1,695,000 $1,050,000 $895,000 $540,000 $4,900,000 DVD $1,850,000 $3,249,000 $810,990 $685,000 $590,000 $535,000 Call for details P RI C E RED UC ED N E W LIS T I NG P RI C E RED UC ED $3,999,000 $2,350,000 DVD N E W LIS T I NG N E W LIS T I NG House alone $609,000. With land $825,000. N E W LIS T I NG CALAB ASH 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. 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HH-FINAL TW 1.16.2012.indd 1 1/12/12 1:26 PM St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 19 Continued on Page 15Visitors and Residents Invited to ACCs Snow Ball Gala January 21St. John Tradewiinds News Photo Janet and Martin Marshall are hosting the ACC annual gala at their stunning home, A La Mer, above.

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20 St. John Tradewinds, January 16-22, 2012 IN MEMORIAM:John GibneyFebruary 6, 1954 January 14, 2003