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PGU INSURANCE SERVICESServing the Community Since 1972 Lumberyard Business Center Bldg. 4 Suite #26, St. John Email: email@example.com Web: www.pguinsurance.com (340) 776-6403 e statements Paperless Secure Convenient Green www.rstbankvi.comMake the paperless switch today!Log in to your account and choose the electronic only statement delivery option after selecting statements within the accounts section.Not available for Mortgage and Consumer loans, Passbook, Certicate of Deposit (CD) and IRA online accounts. FirstBank Virgin Islands is a division of FirstBank Puerto Rico. Member FDIC in the USVI and Puerto Rico only. Less paper, more green. July 9-15, 2012 Copyright 2012St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Yelena Rogers Photography Play Mas, Jump Up and Enjoy Yourselves for Festival 2012Feathers, Moko Jumbies and steel pan music rang through the streets of Cruz Bay on Wednesday, July 4, as hundreds celebrated St. John Festival. Story and additional St. John Festival photos on pages 2-7 and 24.
By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Skies above Cruz Bay darkened late in the afternoon on Wednesday, July 4, and when the rains for the annual St. John Fourth of July Festival Parade. in the wee hours of Wednesday Fourth Festival Parade. John Festival Parade Marshal, rode Cruz Bay streets were lined with the Caribbean, this years St. John Festival Parade was one of the on-lookers. Miss St. John Festival Queen EDITOR/PUBLISHER firstname.lastname@example.org NEWS EDITOR email@example.com WRITERS ADVERTISING firstname.lastname@example.org CIRCULATION Rohan Roberts COLUMNISTS & CONTRIBUTORS SUBSCRIPTIONS THIRD CLASS PERMIT NEWSLINE www.tradewinds.vi email@example.com MAILING ADDRE SS COPYRIGHT 2012 TRADEWINDS PUBLISHING LLCThe Community Newspaper Since 1972 St. John Tradewinds, Royalty, Steel Pans and Mocko Jumbies Mark Fantastic Festival Parade Continued on Next Page
sort and Villas and Caneel Bay and feathered head bands, the the Mediterranean this year with The Bubblez and Tiny Treasures Cruz Bay harbor. revelers returned for Festival VilSt. John Tradewinds, This is my second year coming over to the St. John parade and I love it. The parade is so much fun and the vibe here is great. Everyone is so friendly and just having a good time. St. Thomas resident Daniel Peters St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Tropical Focus PhotographyParade participants, from a member of Caneel Bay's Musical Extravaganza troupe, bottom far left, to towering Mocko Jumbies, above, were all smiles during the St. John Festival Parade, including this year's parade Marshal Rodney Varlack, opposite page far right.Thursday, July 12th Continued from Previous Page INDEXBusiness Directory ..............18 Church Directory .................16 Crime Stoppers ...................19 Letters ............................14-15 Police Log ...........................19
4 St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Yelena RogersHula hoopers, jump ropers, dancers, singers and more dazzled the crowds in Cruz Bay who enjoyed a fantastic Festival Parade on Wednesday, July 4. St. John Festival: July Fourth Parade
St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Yelena RogersSteel pans led a crowd of dancers during J'ouvert early Wednesday morning, July 4. St. John Festival: Jouver't Mornin'
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By Chuck Pishko St. John Tradewinds tion Day with a Cultural Day event at Frank Powell our forbearers. tiansen who was on St. John to attend our Fourth of St. John Tradewinds, Owsin Sewer and Carla Sewer lead March.Emancipation Day Honors Forebearers P R O P E R T Y K I N G T M St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Chuck Pishko blessings for the crowd.
St. John Tradewinds 8 St. John Tradewinds, Economic Development Meeting Convened St. John Tradewiinds News Photo Governor deJongh leads a discussion during last weeks meeting at Government Executive Director Hugo Hodge Jr. Happy Holidays! best. Annual Alumni Devil Ray Beach Party Set for September 2 at Magens Bay Animal Shelter Hosting Friday the 13th Black Cat Adoption Celebration
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St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds News PhotosSergeant First Class Monet Davis, left, poses with the sash, mace and gloves of the Washington, V.I. National Guard Band Makes History in D.C. July 4 ParadeBy Army Sgt. Athneil Thomas St. John Tradewinds said. SUMMER TIME% Local Discount 00 Maho double occupancy 50 Concordia double occupancy per night for USVI/BVI & PR Residents 00 Maho & 00 Concordia low season rate for non-residents Enjoy swimming, snorkeling and hiking at Maho Bay Camps and Concordia Eco-Tents340-715-0500 www.maho.org PO Box 310, St. John USVI 00831 Sunday Brunch 9am-1pm LIVE Classical Guitar Music 50 Maho double occupancy 00 Concordia per night for USVI, BVI & PR Residents 00 00 Concordia per night for non-residents (low season) 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!
St. John Tradewinds ter to Senate President Ronald sures are few. lion below what they were before St. John Tradewinds, Governor deJongh Species Miscellaneous Section of Fiscal Year 2013 BudgetGovernor deJongh Presents 2013 BudgetContinued on Page 18 Island Solar SAY NO TO WAPA Grid tie systems Battery stand alone systems Solar Hot water systems Solar Pool Pumps Off-grid living for 10 years on Lovango Cay. Dan Boyd t: 340-642-0351 e: firstname.lastname@example.org SAVE $$$$$ www.facebook.com/yelena.rogers.photographyYelena Rogers Photography PO Box 554, St. John, VI 00831 340-774-4027 603-401-4757 Special to St. John Tradewinds
St. John Tradewinds, Crossword Answers Puzzle on Page 20 NEXT DEADLINE: THURSDA Y, JULY 12th 2012-TO-DATE Grand Larcenies: 41 One Polling Place, What a Shame Voting Districts and Representative Senate Neededyears of war. Greg Miller 4. There is only one way in and one way out of Clarence Payne Resident of St. Thomas
St. John Tradewinds, ATTENTION: St. John Tradewinds Newspaper will begin its Summer Publishing Schedule next month.August 6th and 20thSeptember 3rd and 17th We should have used television, the internet and Ronnie Jones No HOVENSA, Let's Focus on UVI Festival and Cultural Organization Thanks Sponsors Tradewinds' Platinum Sponsor Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsors Big-Hearted Sponsor Sincerely, Leona Smith, President St. John Festival & Cultural Organization
St. John Tradewinds, Bahai Community of St. John Bethany Moravian Church Calvary Baptist Church Christian Ministry Christian Science Society The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cruz Bay Baptist Church Emmaus Moravian Church Jehovahs Witness Missionary Baptist Church Nazareth Lutheran Church Our Lady of Mount Carmel St. John Methodist Church Seventh Day Adventist St. John Pentecostal Church St. Ursulas Episcopal Church Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Word of Faith Church Church Directory Energy Savings: Numbers You Should KnowBy Dan Boyd St. John Tradewinds you will save. better now. Commercial Renters Must Obtain LicenseSt. John Tradewinds Persons who fall within one St. John Tradewinds able. SBDA 90-Day Loan Amnesty Program Deadline Schedule for July 16
St. John Tradewinds, What Are Sustainable Communities? Dear EarthT alk: The term sustainable communities gets bantered around quite a bit today. Holly Parker, Mechanicsburg, PA Dear EarthT alk: Renewable energy production in the solar and wind markets currently receives about $7 billion in government subsidies annually, but is scale. To what extent should the U.S. continue to prop up these industries as they compete against Jack Morgan, Richmond, VA fossil fuels and renewables. subsidies went to the fossil fuel industry as a way to Continued on Page 18Subsidies for Renewable Energy SUMMER SPECIAL10% OFF DISPLAY ADS(new or existing clients)Advertising Reservations 340-642-5365 email@example.com
fossil fuels than to renewables. St. John Tradewinds, AccommodationsCaribbean Villas & Resorts Island Getaways Suite St. John Villas/Condos VIVA Vacations ArchitectureCrane, Robert Architect, AIA BankingFirstbank Scotiabank #1 Mortgage Lender in the VI InsurancePGU Insuracne Theodore T unick & Company JewelryR&I PATTON goldsmithing LandscapingAlfredos Landscaping Coral Bay Garden Center PROPERTYKING Real EstateDebbie Hayes, GRI Holiday Homes of St. John Islandia Real Estate RestaurantsConcordia Cafe, 693-5855 Fish Trap Restaurant and Seafood Market La Tapa Restaurant Skinny Legs Sun Dog Cafe ServicesC4th Custom Embroidery Island Solar Vezio's Custom Painting St. John TradewindsB usiness Directory Governor deJongh Presents Fiscal Year 2013 BudgetContinued from Page 13 Continued from Page 17Earth Talk: Subsidies for Renewable EnergyCritical Equipment Stolen During BurglarySt. John Tradewinds
St. John Tradewinds, Friday, June 22 she lost her wallet in the area of Saturday, June 23 her boyfriends brother. Distur Sunday, June 24 was threatened by an unknown Monday, June 25 and she has no where to stay. PoT uesday, June 26 was threatened by an unknown threats. W ednesday, June 27 third. Thursday, June 28 at the Westin Resort and Villas Friday, June 29 Saturday, June 30 his iPhone was stolen in the area Sunday, July 1 she was assaulted in the area of Monday, July 2 and battery, D.V. T uesday, July 3 assault in the third. No bail was W ednesday, July 4 assault. saulted in the area of Cruz Bay. Thursday, July 5 her wallet in the area of Cruz St. John Tradewinds St. John St. Thomas Crime Stoppers USVI Seeks Information
St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds HIT COUNTACROSS 1 Pronoun in many letter greetings 5 Psi preceder 14 Differently (having other skills) 19 Of Earths largest landmass Sam Commodores Diamonds 46 Clumsy sort 49 Makes a sweater, e.g. 55 Tzu 59 Thus far 65 Certain chairmaker each hit featured in this puzzle? Spoonful 86 Drank sherry, e.g. 89 Football throw 98 Pay attention suddenly 111 Henpeck 114 Perfect rating 115 Eli (drug giant) 116 1986 hit for Stacey Q Eva Sinatra DOWN 1 Showery playwright 5 Large village 9 Podded vegetables 11 Czech, Pole, or Serb 16 Hero-worship 18 Have a minority view 41 Horses foot 51 Foreteller 55 Lasting blemishes 56 Capital of Vietnam 58 Chicks mother 68 Bronx loc. 69 With 84-Down, icy carnival treat 84 See 69-Down 88 Coloring agents 91 Stat of gas consumption 94 Careful examiner 95 Less severe 96 Oblivious 99 Baseball legend Mel utterance 118 Million or billion ender 119 Vacationer in a camper, informally ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS Bay. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS AL-ANON MEETINGS Monday, July 9 Chanelle Pearson on Monday, Friday, July 13 Saturday, July 14 Friday, July 27 Sunday, August 11 Sunday, August 26 Sunday, September 2 Sunday, October 7 aboard the Kekoa
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St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Yelena Rogers Photography Bay harbor on Wednesday night, July 4. Festival Fireworks Light Up Sky Over Cruz Bay Harbor