St. John tradewinds
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Title: St. John tradewinds
Alternate title: Saint John tradewinds
Portion of title: Tradewinds
Added title page title: St. John tradewinds newspaper
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 35 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Tradewinds Newspaper Inc.
Place of Publication: St. John, V.I
Publication Date: 08-20-2012
Frequency: weekly[1998-]
monthly[ former <1979-1987 (jan).>]
bimonthly[ former 1987 (feb)-1997]
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Saint John (V.I.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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Spatial Coverage: United States Virgin Islands -- Saint John
Dates or Sequential Designation: Description based on: vol. 3, no. 5, May 1979; title from caption.
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General Note: Successor to The St. John Drum.
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Bank Robbers Get SentencedShevaun Browne Gets 13+ Years for Merchants Bank Armed Robbery; Kadeem Thomas Sentenced to 12 Years in Jail; Keven Fassale Takes Plea Deal of 2 YearsPage 3 13th Annual Love City Triathlon and Aquathon Set for September 2 Page 4Ralph Titre Jr. Arrested and Charged with First-Degree Murder of Tiny Jah JarvisPage 2 PGU INSURANCE SERVICESServing the Community Since 1972 Lumber Yard Business Center, St. John, VI Email: pgunow@gmail.com Web: www.pguinsurance.com (340) 776-6403 VI Scholars Fosters Future Community Leaders on IslandPage 6 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. August 20-September 2, 2012 Copyright 2012St. John Tradewinds News Photo New Concession at Honeymoon BeachV.I. Ecotours recently opened the latest concession on North Shore at Honeymoon Beach, above, where visitors can now rent stand up paddle boards, kayaks and snorkel equipment. There are also lockers and refreshments available. See story and additional photos on Page 3 Support Team River Runner and Wounded Veterans at Kayak RacesPage 5 SUMMER SCHEDULENext Issue: Sept. 3-17


St. John Tradewinds About 12 hours after V.I. Police Department Major locate him. 18. a Crime of Violence victim. EDITOR/PUBLISHER NEWS EDITOR WRITERS ADVERTISING CIRCULATION COLUMNISTS & CONTRIBUTORS SUBSCRIPTIONS THIRD CLASS PERMIT NEWSLINE MAILING ADDRE SS COPYRIGHT 2012 written permission from the publisher. TRADEWINDS PUBLISHING LLCThe Community Newspaper Since 1972 2 Ralph Titre Jr.V.I. Energy Ofce Town Meeting August 30 at Legislature in Cruz Bay Commerce. Devil Ray Beach Party September 2 pose Center from 12 to 3 p.m. Dial-a-Ride Tea Party September 9Titre Arrested for First Degree MurderAugust 26 Is Back to School Sunday further information.Help Available for Home-Bound Seniors ACC Flea Market Set for October 20tiative activities. DHS Invites Fathers To Bring Children To First Day of School on Sept. 4St. John Tradewinds ments in an attempt to further was to facilitate treatment for a the VIPD.


St. John Tradewinds Sorrentino. As the concession operator for chairs will also be available to information visit viecotours.com. St. John Tradewinds News. News report. News. Thursday, Aug. 30thINDEXAlmost Local News .............12 Business Directory ..............18 Church Directory .................16 Community Calendar ..........19 Crime Stoppers ...................19 Island Green Living ...............9 On the Market .....................13 Police Log ...........................19 Browne Gets 13+ Years for Merchants Bank Armed Robbery; Thomas Sentenced to 12 Years; Fassale Gets 2-Year Plea DealV.I. Ecotours Opens New Concession Base at Honeymoon BeachSt. John Tradewinds News Photo A formerly abandoned building is now VI Ecotours' new St. John Base.


F A R S A L 1 He Knows How to get the Job Done2 He Can Work with others to Achieve Consensus3 He Has the Knowledge and Experience to bring about Real Change4 He is Loyal to the Virgin Islands and cares about its people, history and culture Forty years a registered Democrat, Forty years a Resident of St. John, Forty years of Virgin Island History, Forty years of Community Involvement.I rVote forAND R EW RUTN I Kin the D emocratic Primary on September 8th, and vote B Fr V.I. Energy OfficeTOWN MEETING Thursday, August 30th 6:30 p.m. Legislature Annex Cruz Bay, St. JohnOfficials will discuss a project to bring stability and reliability to the electric grid on St. John. All residents and business persons are invited to learn about the proposal and to make comments. Energy Director Karl Knight, as well as others involved in the proposal, will be on hand to answer questions. The project would give St. John a smart grid that can function effectively with a good percentage of alternative energy with some new storage capacity. Funding for the project would come from an economic development grant through the U.S. Department of Commerce. Call 340-713-8436 For more information 13th Annual Love City Triathlon and Aquathon is September 2St. John Tradewinds and back along Centerline to Maho Bay. to Annaberg and back.


St. John Tradewinds have some serious fun while raiscause. Oppenheimer Pavilion at 11 a.m. chapters at numerous Veterans a chance to connect both with nawith one water cannon operator the beach. Continued on Page 17 St. John Tradewinds News Photo FileA day of fun on the water while raising money for wounded veterans is planned for Sunday, August 26. P R O P E R T Y K I N G T M Support TRR and Wounded Veterans at Second Annual Chaotic Kayak Race


V.I. Scholars Fosters Future Community Leaders Ready To Make a Difference St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime Elliott V.I. Scholars founder Lincoln Liburd, above at far right, poses with this year's students and DOL Commissioner Albert Bryan, center left. 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! Present this ad and receive $10 o any 50-minute treatment.* BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY. CALL .., EXT WR-Spa Services DN 8.20.2012.indd 1 8/16/12 6:13 PM St. John Tradewinds time. Continued on Page 18


St. John Tradewinds DOL Commissioner Shares Keys To Success with StudentsCommissioner Albert Bryan shares keys to success with V.I. Scholars If You Bought a TV, Monitor or Notebook Computer That Contained an LCD Flat Panel ScreenFile a Claim Now to Get Money from Settlements Totaling Almost $1.1 Billion. This is the second notice in this case. Settlements have now been reached with AU Optronics, LG Display and Toshiba (New Settlements). The Court previously approved Settlements with seven other Defendants. Members of the Statewide Damages Classes can le a claim now to get a payment from all Settlements (see below). What are the lawsuits about? The lawsuits claim that the Defendants conspired to x, raise, maintain or stabilize prices of thin lm transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD or LCD) Flat Panels, resulting in overcharges to consumers who bought TVs, monitors or notebook computers containing Flat Panels. The Defendants deny Plaintiffs allegations or that consumers paid any overcharge. The Court has not decided who is right. Who is included in the lawsuits? This case has recovered money for consumers in 24 states and the District of Columbia and governmental entities in eight states, and nationwide injunctive relief to stop the Defendants alleged behavior. Statewide Damages Classes: Generally, include any person or business that indirectly purchased a TFT-LCD Flat Panel, which had been incorporated in a TV, monitor or notebook computer, from any of the Defendants or Quanta Display Inc., from January 1, 1999 to December 31, 2006, for their own use and not for resale, while residing in the 24 states or the District of Columbia. Indirectly means that you purchased the product containing the LCD Flat Panel from someone other than the manufacturer of the LCD Flat Panel. The purchase must have been made in the same state where the person or business resided. Businesses in Rhode Island and Missouri and indirect purchasers who also had direct purchases (previously not included) may now participate in all 10 Settlements. For More Information: 1-855-225-1886 www.LCDclass.com Text: LCDclass to 96000 (Text messaging rates may apply) Legal Notice The 24 states are: AZ, AR, CA, FL, HI, IA, KS, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NV, NM, NY, NC, ND, RI, SD, TN, VT, WV and WI. See specic class denitions at www.LCDclass.com. Nationwide Class: Includes any person or business that indirectly purchased in the United States, a TFT-LCD Flat Panel, which had been incorporated in a TV, monitor or notebook computer, from any of the Defendants or Quanta Display Inc., between January 1, 1999 and February 13, 2012, for their own use and not for resale, and resided in the United States on February 13, 2012. Attorneys General Actions: The Attorneys General of AR, CA, FL, MI, MO, NY, WV and WI are participating in these Settlements to resolve related claims arising from the same allegations as asserted in the class actions: (1) on behalf of state residents under state law and the doctrine of parens patriae, which allows a state to bring a lawsuit on behalf of its citizens, and/or for governmental entities; and (2) for civil penalties. What do the Settlements provide? Three New Settlements totaling $543,500,000 are being presented to the Court for approval. In addition, AU Optronics and LG Display are making payments to resolve claims for civil penalties brought by the Attorneys General. To the extent AU Optronics, LG Display and Toshiba continue to manufacture LCD Flat Panels, they have agreed not to engage in conduct that is at issue in these lawsuits and/or will establish (or maintain) a program to educate their employees about complying with the law. The combined Settlement Fund (totaling $1,082,055,647) will be used to pay individual and business consumers in the 24 states and DC. A portion of the Settlement Fund will be distributed to governmental entities in the eight states with Attorneys General Actions. Payments will be based on the number of valid claims led as well as on the number/type of LCD Flat Panel products you purchased. It is expected that a minimum payment of $25 will be made to all Class Members who submit a valid claim. It is possible that any money remaining after claims are paid will be distributed to charities, governmental entities or other beneciaries approved by the Court. More details are provided in the Settlement Agreements and other documents available at www.LCDclass.com, or by calling the toll-free number below. The cost to administer the Settlements, attorneys fees, costs and expenses, and awards to the Class Representatives will come out of the Settlement Fund. Plaintiffs counsel will request attorneys fees not to exceed one-third of the Settlement Fund, plus reimbursement of costs and expenses. How can I get a payment? You must submit a Claim Form to get a payment. You can submit a claim online or by mail. The deadline to submit a claim is December 6, 2012. Claim Forms are available at the website or by calling 1-855-225-1886. What are my rights? The Court will hold a hearing on November 29, 2012 to consider whether to approve the New Settlements. If you stay in the Classes, you may object to the New Settlements, plan of distribution, attorneys fees and costs, and awards to Class Representatives by October 9, 2012. You or your own lawyer may appear and speak at the hearing at your own expense. With the exception noted below, the rst notice gave you an opportunity to exclude yourself. If you did not exclude yourself, you have given up your right to sue the Defendants on your own for the claims in this case. Only individuals and businesses that indirectly purchased an LCD Flat Panel: (1) while residing in Arkansas; (2) while residing in Missouri or Rhode Island that was not primarily for household or personal use; or (3) that had a direct purchase in addition to an indirect purchase, have until October 9, 2012 to exclude themselves from the litigation involving AU Optronics, LG Display and Toshiba. If you reside outside of the 24 states and the District of Columbia you keep any right you may have to sue the Defendants for monetary relief.


St. John Tradewinds house orientation to the restaurant 8 St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime Elliott Coral Bay Job Club students share their newly honed skills with friends and family members at an August 9 graduation ceremony. SELLING? BUYING? RENTING SEEKING? GET RESULTS!St. John Tradewinds Continued on Page 23 Canines, Cats & CrittersOur new location is 2.5 miles out of Cruz Bay on Centerline Road (next to Moses Laundromat) BOARDING GROOMING PET SUPPLIES tel: 693-7780 l email: k9 catscritters @yahoo .com Weve MovedWE HAVE FISH Students Show Off New Found Skills at Coral Bay Job Club Graduation


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: islandsolarvi@gmail.com SAVE $$$$$ Natures WayFollow Coral Bay Community Council, Inc. #2 DO construct with silt fences, retaining walls, plants, and early paving to control erosion. DONT construct in a ghut, respect the force of tropical rains. CBCC-Educational Ads 8.13.2012.indd 2 8/13/12 11:29 AM Virgin Islands Vacations & Villas14th Anniversary Celebrating 14 years of providing exceptional property management & booking services to our clients!Want to list your home with VIVA? Call (888) 856-4601 for more details VIVA-we match your taste, style and budget! I Vote forANDREW R UTNI Kin the D emocratic Primary on September 8th, and vote B F ANDREW R UTNI K announces his candidacy for SEN A TOR AT L A RGE at a Cr B Ff, A n tbBe there to hear what he has to say about why he is the best man for the job. Music provided by C S Bf Ff f D b f A W f next to First Bank The islands premier magazine.St. John Tradewinds In the last teries. I prefer the new state of the solar power for use when there is last. arise. I G L by Lovango Cay resident Dan Boyd Off Grid Photovoltaic Solar Energy System


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Your Island Home: Designing the Dream by Karen Vahling, Island Green Building AssociationDo you own a piece of the rock, or some land in paradise? Whether you are an architect yourself or plan to hire one, designing a new home in the Virgin Islands can be a dream come true. Green building is the key to preserving the health and beauty of our island, but also to saving money.Build Green, Save GreenIts true: island building is very expensive, often triple the cost of stateside projects. Fortunately, green building can save big money. When designing a home, pay attention to: 1) Minimizing the area a heavy equipment operator clears Track hoe rates can add up quickly Design a short driveway and low-footprint home Less disturbance means less to maintain 2) Maximizing energy efciency and use of renewable energy Plan passive cooling features to save air conditioning costs Conserve energy for lighting using solar and L.E.D. bulbs and xtures Use solar and renewable energy systems that pay for themselves within a few years of operation 3) Buying recycled/reusable materials.Build Green, Keep Waters CleanKeep the following guidelines for erosion prevention and sediment control in mind when designing a home to reduce sediment transport offsite and down to our crystalline waters and coral reefs and seagrass beds: 1) Minimize disturbance of existing vegetation 2) Phase construction and schedule to work during dry weather 3) Protect, retain and replant exposed soil immediately 4) Avoid concentrating water ow; if necessary, slow it down and spread it out 5) Encourage water inltration in your design plan 6) Regularly inspect and maintain erosion and sediment controls Steep slopes, tropical rains and poor construction can harm our coral reefs, and views. Green LandscapesMatch the landscaping to the features of the property. Get a careful assessment of valuable native plants and trees before you cut! Create a plan that minimizes disruption to natural features and vegetation. Emphasize the use of native plants that work in harmony with the house. Before you hire an architect or beginning designing a home, familiarize yourself with guidelines from the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR): http://building-permits. dpnr.gov.vi/ and information sources such as the Island Green Building Association: http://www.igbavi.org/. Doing so can save precious time and money as the adventure of building your island dream home begins. Look for upcoming green building workshops throughout the Territory as part of NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program efforts through NOAA Fisheries Caribbean Field Ofce. As an important partner in the Green Building effort, you can visit the IGBA website to stay informed:www.igbavi.org


12 Happy Holidays! St. John Friends Helping Friends Corn Hole Tournament was a HUGE Success!This organization would not have started without the help of Meagen Crandall, Mary Heath, Holly Strake, Donna Smith, Celia Kalousek, Emily Dulac, Helena Grahn and countless others. GRAND PRIZE WINNERS WERE: Jeremy Bloomfield and Peter Klaus of Team RADCLIFF STYLES. Jeremy and Peter won a day trip on Sadie Seas. Congratulations Jeremy and Peter. With donations still coming in, St John residents, family and friends raised over $11,000 A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU: The Inn at Tamarind Court and all its employees for sponsoring and working the days activities. DJ Adonis & Cynthia for the wonderful music, Stephanie and Chris for running the tournament, Chef Andrew and Marilyn for your cooking, Tom Larson For the wonderful face book page, Melissa Goodwin for the fantastic web site. Thank you Matt from St John Catering for the use of your tables and chairs. Helena Grahn from Blue Graphic Arts for the fabulous art work, designs and t-shirts. Thank you Wednesday, Gina, Debbie, Anthony, Ke-Ya, Carol, Kirk, Mike Bowman, Jennifer Trossi, Debbie and Alisha Duplisea, Melissa, Chris, Emily, Brett Jefferson for the Grand Prize and the countless other business, island supports, family and friends who made this such a success. Thank you from the bottom of your hearts to all who made this day so special and successful. God Bless you all, Craig and Laurie CrandallWatch for our next Corn Hole Tournament to help others in need. For more information please email Laurie at lc@crandallonstjohn.com St. John Tradewinds Island Visitor Trapped in Rental Car for 17 Days Almost the Local News by Rudy Patton http://almostlocalnews.blogspot.com allmostlocalnews@gmail.com St. John Tradewinds ACC Gearing Up for October Flea Market


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Crossword Answers Puzzle on Page 20 NEXT DEADLINE: THURSDA Y, AUG. 30thContinued on Page 16 2012-TO-DATE Armed Robberies: 1 1st Degree Burglaries: 3 2nd Degree Burglaries: 3 3rd Degree Burglaries: 26 Grand Larcenies: 48 Rapes: 1 tion. Love and Light Fills Levin Fundraiserfor the environment. then. not a screen the size of the state of Montana. Being Green


sion. Legislature Needs Cohesion and Fairness www.facebook.com/yelena.rogers.photographyYelena Rogers Photography PO Box 554, St. John, VI 00831 340-774-4027 603-401-4757 WAPA Stonewalls Net Metering


Church DirectoryContinued from Page 14 Chef Services. Love and Light Fills Levin Fundraiser Friends Honor Jeff Brown at Memorial Service email: editor@tradewinds.vi


St. John Tradewinds News Photo Someone who parked their vehicle in front of Mongoose Junction last week learned a lesson. The vehicle's bumper was sticking a few feet into the road, vehicle towed. SUMMER SPECIAL10% OFF DISPLAY ADS(new or existing clients)Advertising Reservations 340-642-5365 info@stjohnmagazine.com Support Veterans at Second Annual Chaotic Kayak Race Continued from Page 5


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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. CARIBBEAN C OTT AGE R E T REA T Relax in this comfortable home surrounded by trees, orchids and birds. Quiet private neighborhood has deeded rights to a beach. You wont get peace like this at a better price. Dont miss this opportunity! VILLA FAR NIENTE Turn-key 3 bedroom, 3 bath villa in Pt. Rendezvous offers big views, breezes & great rental history. Beautifully-appointed, fully furnished, infinity-edge pool, interior staircase, artistic lighting and super sun and moonrises! STONE COUR T is a 3 bedroom haven. 1 acre of privacy with sweeping views from Rams Head to St. Thomas. Island inspired architecture of stone and wood. TREE PALM S Versatile 5 BR 5 BA property with solid rental history. Charming home w/ 2 kitchens, covered verandas, stone entrance, garden fountain, concrete pool and spa deck. Solar panels, and ocean views complete the package! D A Y D REAM I N U PPER CARO LIN A Fabulous views Coral Bay to BVI in masonry 3 bdrm/3.5 bath Majestic Mile home. New furnishings, private pool & bdrm suites, hot tub, stone/brick landscaping, solar hot water, shutters, custom cabinets & 10k generator. Cute wood cottage (NC) on property. SEA V IEW vacation villa. Charming 4 Bedroom, masonry home in excellent condition with large pool in convenient Chocolate Hole with deeded rights to two nearby beaches. 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. The Company that gives back to St. John OWN A MONTH I N A L UXUR Y HOME Choose a 3 BR 3.5 BA or a 4 BR 4.5 BA villa in upscale Virgin Grand Estates. These 3,000 sq ft villas feature STT & sunset views, pool, AC & more. 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