St. John tradewinds
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Title: St. John tradewinds
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Publication Date: 01-21-2013
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David Knight Leads Historical Tour of Cruz Bay for VINP FriendsPage 2Tourist Dies Snorkeling WaterlemonPage 3 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 January 21-27, 2013 Copyright 2013 St. John Physical Therapy Opens at The MarketplacePage 7Reggae Legends Steel Pulse Will Rock Love CityPage 4 Deputy Chief Inspects VIPDs Leander Jurgen CommandPage 3 ACC Hosts An Evening in Paris Gala Under the Stars St. John Tradewinds Pickles Reopens in Coral BayPage 9


EDITOR/PUBLISHER MaLinda Nelson malinda@tradewinds.vi NEWS EDITOR Jaime Elliott jaime@tradewinds.vi COLUMNISTS & CONTRIBUTORS Andrea Milam, Mauri Elbel, Chuck Pishko, Yelena Rogers, Tristan Ewald, Andrew Rutnik, Craig Barshinger, Bob Schlesinger, Jack Brown, Mares Crane, Dan Boyd, Bob Malacarne NEWSLINE Tel. (340) 776-6496 www.tradewinds.vi editor@tradewinds.vi ADVERTISING advertising@tradewinds.vi CIRCULATION Rohan Roberts MAILING ADDRE SS Tradewinds Publishing LLC P.O. Box 1500 St. John, VI 00831 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 COPYRIGHT 2013 All 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 21-27, 2013 The V.I. Audubon Society will be hosting a free movie night on p.m. The group will screen Rare Birds. Starring William Hurt, the independent comedy tells the story of a down-and-out restaurateur who fakes a rare bird sighting, which draws bird watchers and more.Rare Birds Movie Screening Jan. 21David Knight Leads Cruz Bay Historical Tour for Friends of V.I. National Park Seminar Friends of Virgin Islands National Park will host its Annual Meeting on January 27 at the Tree Lizards Restaurant in the Cinnamon Bay Campground from 2 to 4 p.m. This years meeting will feature the Director of the National Park Service Jon Jarvis as the keynote speaker. Also on the agenda are Mike Anderson, VINP Acting Superintendant, who will give the State of the Park address and Joe Kessler, the president of the Friends, who will report on the Friends accomplishments in 2012 and plans for 2013. Friends members and interested members of the community are invited to spend the afternoon with us learning more about the Friends and the National Park. Join the group and browse the Friends Store items on display, sign up for the 2013 seminars, shop at the mini Friends pop-up store, purchase a set of Friends license plates, and update those annual memberships. Light refreshments will be served after the meeting. Parking is always limited at Cinnamon Bay so a free shuttle service will be provided from the NPS maintenance area by Mongoose Junction. Call 779-4940 to RSVP and for more details.Friends of VINP Annual Meeting Jan. 27Enjoy a sunset sail catered by ZoZos aboard the catamaran Kekoa on Sunday, January 27. All proceeds go the St. John Montessori School scholarship program. Be at the National Park dock at 4:30 p.m. to hear a musical send off serenade by the students of the school. A song was created for this special event. During the sail enjoy food prepared by ZoZos and wonderful music sung by Luba. This sail features an open bar. Here is the perfect opportunity to help the children of St. John while having a high time on the seas! Tickets are $100 and are available in advance at Keep Me Posted in Coral Bay, Connections in Cruz Bay, Papaya Cafe at The Marketplace and at the Kekoa Call St. John Montessori School at 775-9594 for more details.Kekoa Sunset Sail Fundraiser Jan. 27St. John Tradewiinds St. John 10th and 11th graders and their families are invited to join Director of College Counseling Meghan Duffy for a Junior Student/Parent Night at Gifft Hill School on Tuesday, January 22, at 5:30 p.m. at the schools Upper Campus. This informative evening will help students and parents under stand the college application process, standardized test schedule, roles of students, parents, and counselor, application timelines and terminology and much more. This event is not limited to students enrolled at GHS. While this their families are welcome to attend as well. Call Duffy at 776-1730 with any questions.Learn About College Application Process at Gifft Hill School on Jan. 22


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds A Pennsylvania couples St. John vacation turned tragic on Sunday, January 13, when the husband never returned to Leinster Bay after snorkeling near Water lemon Cay in V.I. National Park. the body of Steve Rock, 60, of Enola, Pennsylvania in shallow water on the east side of Leinster point about two hours after he was reported missing. A VINP Dispatcher overheard a missing person report called in to the U.S. Coast Guards Sector San Juan over marine radio around 1:38 p.m, explained VINP Acting Superintendent Mike Anderson. Our dispatcher overheard a call to the Coast Guard on the marine channel and there was a report of a missing person at Waterlemon Cay in Leinster Bay, said Anderson. It was reported that a 60-yearold white male wearing black swimming trunks and snorkel gear was snorkeling with his wife when she became tired and swam back to shore without him while he continued to snorkel, said the VINP Acting Superintendent. The wife lost sight of her hushim even with the use of her binoculars, Anderson explained. She called for help and some boaters made the call to the Coast Guard that we overheard, he said. We dispatched a ranger around 1:50 p.m. The VINP ranger was dispatched in a vehicle out to Lein ster Bay, located at the far east end of North Shore Road. The VINP Ranger requested St. John Rescue assistance, explained Anderson. We dispatched a ranger in a vehicle and the ranger requested St. John Rescue, said Anderson. They responded in their boat and the Coast Guard was preparing a helicopter if necessary. Rocks body was recovered found him in shallow water around 3:33 p.m., according to Anderson. The body was recovered by St. John Rescue who found him on the east side of Leinster point in shallow water in the narrows, Anderson said. The rangers were assisted by boaters with dinghies and the paramedics were there. They attempted resuscitation on board the St. John Rescue boat. They found him around 3:33 p.m. and he was pronounced dead at 5:05 p.m.. The cause of death was unknown last week and will be determined by an autopsy, Anderson added. While high surf closed Trunk Bay beach on Monday, January 14, the seas were not that rough on Sunday, according to Anderson, who didnt believe that surf conditions were to blame for the VINPs dont think there was a high swell then, said Anderson. I think that he was snorkeling alone and there was no one that was watching him or able to come to his aid. Snorkeling and swimming can be more exhausting than one imag ines and its always safe to stay with someone while in the water, Anderson explained. Swimming and snorkeling can be taxing activities and youre in a new environment, he said. You have to always snorkel with someone even if there are other people out there. They might not be paying attention to you. You need to have a snorkel buddy who is able to come to your assistance or call for help. Anderson praised the work of St. John Rescue is a great noncommunity support and we cer tainly enjoy working with them, said the VINP Acting Superinten dent. Bystanders both onshore and on vessels in the area were a big help as well, Anderson added. As usual boaters in the area were of great assistance, as well as people on shore, to try to locate Mr. Rock, he said. Last year, three deaths occurred in VINP, at Solomon Beach, Lein ster Bay and Honeymoon Beach. St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 3 Thursday, Jan. 24thDeputy Chief Inspects VIPDs Leander Jurgen Command INDEX Tourist Dies While Snorkeling Near Waterlemon CaySwimming and snorkeling can be taxing You have to always snorkel with someone You need to have a snorkel buddy who is able to come to your assistance or call for St. John Tradewiinds


4 St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds Grammy Award-winning reggae band Steel Pulse is set to headline the highly-anticipated Love City Live! 2013 main event concert scheduled for Satur Cruz Bay. During the festival-like extravaganza, Steel Pulse will perform their smash hits Roller Skates, Leggo Beast, Chant a Psalm, Raid Roots Dance, and Your House, along with fan favorites from the bands extensive catalog. Joining the musical giants on the Boyson, Inc soundstage will be reggae crooner Duane Stephenson performing his international hits Cottage in Negril and August Town, along with rising St. Croix reggae sensation Reemah and Love Citys very own Inner Visions Band. Love City Live! 2013 (January 24 to January 27) is a four-day culture-fused celebration showcasing Caribbean art, cuisine, music and lifestyle. The excitement begins Thursday, January 24, with Lime 101, an art, food and rum experience, and continues on Friday, January 25, with Strictly Rockers reggae party. with the main event concert featuring Steel Pulse. Love City Live! then caps off the weekend in true St. John style with The Ultimate PowerBoat Party on White Bay, Jost Van Dyke. Since its inception, Love City Live! has been supported by premium presenting sponsor Boyson, Inc and platinum sponsor Innovative Communications. This years event boast the additional support of USVI Department of Tourism, TV2, St. John Ultimate Villas, Cool Breeze Jeep Rental, Caribbean Seashell Villas, Digitak Film company, 104.3 The Buzz and Road Town Wholesale BVI, which sponsored the powerboat party. Given the global economic climate, we are extremely fortunate to have the amount of sponsorship support that we have, said organizer Glenn Wasi Philbert. Love City Live! is a product of Global Venture Consultants, LLC and the creative brainchild of its CEO and St. John native Philbert. Virgin Islands has to offer, said Philbert. Its about immersing ourselves in our Caribbean culture and artistry the things that make us unique, and inviting the world to join us in celebrating it. Based on early ticket sales, Philbert is expecting Love City Live! 2013 to have another successful year. For more information and updates about Love City Live! visit www.ExperienceLoveCityLive.com, www.facebook.com/LoveCityLive www.twitter.com/ SELLING? BUYING? RENTING SEEKING? GET RESULTS!St. John Tradewinds save this date SATURDAY, MARCH 16TH 2013 THE 27TH ANNU AL THE WES T IN ST. JOHN RESO RT & VILLAS BALL R OOM Reggae Legends Steel Pulse Set To Rock Love City Live! Main Event on Jan. 26


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Get ready to travel across the globe with the original musical production of One World, One Heart, at the Westin Resort and Villas on Saturday night, February 16. The event is a fundraiser for the islands lone arts school, St. John School of the Arts, but also promises to be an evening of unparalleled entertainment. professional Broadway actors John Tartaglia, Laura Barnao, Rhonda Miller, Michael Shawn Lewis and Donna Drake will teach choreography, voice and more to fourth graders at Julius E. Sprauve School, Guy Benjamin School and Gifft Hill School. The actors, who pay for their own travel expenses and donate all of their time, begin to arrive on island at the end of this month. They will spend three weeks training fourth graders at all three island schools during class hours and then work with St. John School of the Arts students after school as well. While each of the Broadway Comes to St. John productions has been fantastic, this year, the audience can expect to be transported across the world, explained SJSA director Kim Wild. We are taking a ride on St. John Air and were going all over the world, said Wild. Well be visiting Russia, France, Egypt, Africa, Hawaii, the Far East and Brazil. Wild and Lee Stanciauskas of St. John Printing have been having a blast designing this years show book, Wild added. This theme opens so many creative avenues, weve just been having so much fun making the program, said Wild. I dont want to give too much away, but I can tell you that the program is going to be your boarding ticket. And costumes and great dancing and singing in store. The night is sure to deliver topnotch performances from all of the students, but the program is actually about more than just hitting a high note, explained SJSA board of directors president Jim Furneaux. Its certainly outstanding that coming down here for our kids, said Furneaux. Its all about one thing empowering our children through the arts. Kids get so much out of this experience. From self-esteem to cooperation, the students experience valuable life lessons while learning the steps and songs in the production. There is so much evidence about what kids gain from arts education, said Furneaux. And thing to be cut too. Filling that gap is SJSA, which offers a full slate of classes for all ages. The school also hosts concerts for the public and as well as a summer program for students and events throughout the year. The February 16 show will help ensure that SJSA can continue its important work. The school is selling 150 angel tickets for $200 each. Angel tickets include a seat in the premier 6 p.m. show, dining at the Westins beach front restaurant and dancing to live band Paradise People. This year its a bit differ ent than what weve done in the past, said Furneaux. We thank the restaurants for their cooperatwo years, but this year the Westin has stepped up to host the entire group. There will also be an 8 p.m. show on Saturday, February 16, which is open to the public. Seats attendees are encouraged to arrive early. While there is no entrance fee for the 8 p.m. show, donations would be appreciated, explained Furneaux. This is a show for the public and wed love for everyone to attend, he said. Any donations would be appreciated since the money goes to forwarding the work of the school and empower ing the children of St. John through arts education. exciting trip on February 16. The includes round-trip airfare for two, tickets to a show in Londons West End, dinner and three nights hotel accommodation. The winner may then choose to take advantage of an additional three nights in Paris or Scotland, but must make travel arrangements on their own. ets sold. Tickets are available now at SJSA or online at www.stjohnschoolofthearts.org. SJSA board members will be Marketplace on Tuesday, January 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information about Broadway Comes to St. John, call SJSA at 779-4322. St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 5 Travel Around the Globe at SJSA Fundraiser One World, One Heart about one thing empowering our children through EVERY SATUR DA YBEGINNING OCTOBER 20LIVE MU SIC FRESH CARIBBEAN LOBSTER EVERY TUESDA Y!LIVE MUSIC TUES-THURS-FRI-SAT. 340-693-8141


6 St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds the national economy. Moyer recently moved to St. John from Texas, where she has been inventing items since her college days. Recently, however, she has been inspired by larger problems. Corporate greed and our national debt is a really big problem and I wanted to create a solution, said Moyer. Her plan entails selling versatile wraps which can be worn as a top, a skirt, a dress and adorned with vintage jewelry and donating 100 percent of the gross proceeds to paying off the national debt. Moyer is still working out shipping issues, but hopes to get her project of ground soon. For more information email Moyer at amyjmoyer@yahoo.com. By Penny Nail Real Estate Editor St. John Tradewinds Ca Ching of Chu Associates, a subsidiary of the company, Chattanooga-Chu, headquartered in Pennsylvania Station, New York, announced the completion of all permitting and reviews involved in building a state-of-the-art deepwater container port in Coral Harbor. Mr. Ching said that by using well-placed private personal incentives the company was able to quickly complete all the paperwork needed. Especially since we had ready cash, there was no waiting for the checks to clear, he said. It met our needs also. So it was a win-win proposition. As with other developers, the company will taxes. The port will meet a need for transshipping containers to various islands in the Caribbean. These are vitally needed for Chinese goods going to the thousands of gift shops located on every island. Most Caribbean gift shops and stores feature goods exclusively from my country, Ching said. Coral Harbors central location and lack of development were crucial in selecting the site. Lu Chong, primary architect and engineer who has worked with Ca Ching on many projects, said that they were forming the Virgin Islands company, Ching, Chong, Cheech and Chair. We looked at St. Thomas, but there were too many cruise ships, said Mr Chong. The old HOVENSA site was an environmental disaster. Coral Harbor was just right. Of course there must be much dredging, but because there is such a strong infrastructure of roads and utilities, there will be little we will have to do ashore. A major road will be constructed from Brown Bay which has long been the landing spot of choice for many of my countrymen, said Mr. Chong. Since the paperwork has been completed and local contractors will be used, Mr. Ching said We hope the residents will not be too inconvenienced by the noise, dirt and road closures of blasting, said Mr. Ching. Heard in the Street Joe Keester, or Joey Blue-Eyes as the New York Mob knows him, is also hiding out in Coral Bay with the members of Pussy Riot. Keester, vincing blonde afro and an innocent face, came to St. John in 2001 posing as Director of Fiends of the VINP. Almost the Local News by Rudy Patton http://almostlocalnews.blogspot.com allmostlocalnews@gmail.com Chinese Container Port Slated for Coral Bay WhatToDo-VI.comFREE APP *USE WIFI TO DOWNLOAD Fixing the National Debt One Wrap at a Time St. John Tradewinds www.facebook.com/yelena.rogers.photographyYelena Rogers Photography PO Box 554, St. John, VI 00831 340-774-4027 603-401-4757


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds cal Therapy, relocated her popular St. John Physical recently. Schnell is joined by Caitlin Yengo, Registered Occupational Therapist and Licensed Massage Thera pist, at St. John Physical Therapy. Suites II, is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 7 St. John Physical Therapy Opens at The Marketplace St. John Tradewinds 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 WE HAVE FISH T h e F i ddl e r R e t u r n s M a k i n g u s d a n c e a n d p a r t y f o r y e a r s I s l a n d s L a r g e s t S u p e r B o w l P a r t y ! The Fiddler ReturnsDick Solberg & the Sun Mountain Band Sunday Jan 27, 6pm! Making us dance and party for years.Islands largest Super Bowl Party!!Feb 3. Huge big screen, 6 1/2 tvsBring a chair for the front outside bar or side-deck, and cheer for your team!!340-779-4982 Friends of V.I. National Park announced last week a special a Tahitian pearl and diamond pendant valued at $6,800. This stunning piece was generously donated by R&I Patton who supports Friends projects annually with a signature jewelry item. The pendant is 13-13.5mm, set in Platinum, with 0.57ctw of VS quality round, brilliant cut diamonds. This pendant is available for viewing at R&I Patton in Mongoose Junction. Tickets can be purchased for $50 each next door at the Friends of the Park Store, by phone at 340-779-4940, or at Connections Cruz Bay. Only 100 tickets will be sold. The drawing will be at the gala on February 23, and one need not be present to win. All proceeds directly support Friends work dedicated to the protection and preservation of the natural and cultural resources of Virgin Islands National Park. Tickets Available for Jewelry RafeJoin the love on Thursday, February 14, at 5 p.m. at Trunk Bay Beach at a free vow renewal ceremony hosted by Minister Anne Marie Porter. Known as the islands barefoot minister, Porter has been hosting this free event for the past decade. She has been joined on the beach by 875 couples and many tourists who return annually to St. ingful way to celebrate Valentines Day. No reservations are necessary. Couples just show up and many bring their families and friends to witness their wedding vow reFree Vow Renewal Celebration Is Valentines Day at Trunk Bay Beach


8 St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 St. John Tradewinds By Mike Jones, GHS English T eacher Was it fun? Fun is not the word I would use to describe our minimester visit to Ridge to Reef Farm in St. Croix. Overwhelming is more accurate. The trip provided teachable moments, expert tutelage from Chef Mathayom and culminated in eight tasty appetizers for the Slow Down and Smile event. Our mission was to create an appetizer using local ingredients from the farm, but the experience provided much more than that. I and can now say I visited all three of the Virgin Islands. Our hosts on the farm guided us to spices, leaves and many other healthy, edible food sources. Have you heard of moringa or better known as the miracle tree? Every part of it is edible as well as useful for healing the body. Can you identify the tree that closes up only when a hurricane is coming? How about the lipstick plant? In addition to the traditional rows of spinach, kale and purple tomatoes, there was katut growing right off the deck and tumeric was harvested right behind the kitchen. Food was harvested and served with meals literally from farm to table. GHS students prepared the food while garnering culinary skills from Chef Mathayom Vacharat. Students washed, sliced, peeled, grated, and chopped without incident under the chefs guidance. They cleaned dishes and scraped peelings into the compost bins according to the farm expectations. Somewhere in the three days I experience in the area of public speaking. Each student would also have to address an adult audience before serving the appetizer. What can take high school students 18 weeks to develop, this middle school gang received in a few hours right before bed. I was skeptical at this point, but we still toughed out red leather, yellow leather and unique New York enough times to raise expectations. ed back to St. John and into the kitchen at Ms. Judys house. Chef created eight stations and in doing so carved out responsibility, lead ership and pride. Few experiences in my 24 years of teaching compare to the amal gamation I observed as students completed their entrees. Our GHS students rose to the occasion by putting aside their apprehensions long enough to present and answer questions about their dishes. I am proud to be a part of a fulenough adulation upon our group of students Caleb, Ty, Grace, Jada, Fire, Kade, Chenija and Nekhori and our accompanying adults Sar ah, Chef, Cindy, Peter and Courtney as well as the gracious folks of Ridge to Reef Farm. By Caleb Jones, EARTH Student There were plenty of neat things to see on the farm. I mean we learned a lot more on the farm that was similar to some of the things we learned in E.A.R.T.H. I will never be able to forget such an experience. We got to catch some chickens and feed and pet the baby goats. It was fun to hang out with the interns from ISU, and Ms. Cindy. We also got to have a mini speech class from Mr. Mike. The coolest thing of all was when I got to cut open my coconut and drink my water, and when chef Matt taught us how to cook and be safe in the kitchen like a professional. The sad part was leaving and not having some good food that chef Matt helped us make.EAR TH Journal One Trip, Two Perspectives


St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 9 St. John Tradewinds Black Girls Guide: How to Be Like Michelle series, created by Angela Coleman, MBA, a social entrepreneur, educational philanthropist and published author who lives on St. John. Coleman met Michelle Obama in 2008. Both women graduated from Princeton University. In her new book, Coleman asks the reader, How much do you really know about Americas First Lady? She then proceeds to answer it by revealing infor mation about Michelle Obama; her agenda, sense of humor, marriage, daughters, style and her strengths. only that shes smart, sexy, youthful, stylish and so many females of all ages look up to her as a role girls, who often see themselves in her. Black Girls Guide is published by Sisterhood Agenda, a global agency which Coleman created more than 15 years ago that is now based in the U.S. Virgin Islands. There are how to guides for everything, Coleman said. In fact, how to is the most searchable term online. Why not a how to publication that is development? These tools are important for everyone, particular ly for girls who are bombarded with pop culture that is not always empowering, said Coleman. That is why we call Black Girls Guide Mentoring in a Book. A fun and easy read for most girls, Coleman includes in the book a What You Can Do section after each chapter to help readers be successful. For Inauguration Day, the ebook is on sale for $0.99 on January 20 and 21, 2013. For more information visit www.blackgirlguide.com. Sisterhood Agenda Founder T eaches Girls How To Be Like Michelle Obama Pickles in Paradise Serves Breakfast and LunchSt. John Tradewinds 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 Greetings from St. John Rescue. St. John Rescue is searching for members of our community who would like to join this progressive organization. We provide the only extrication and rappelling services on St. John. We also respond to maritime emergencies with our 26 foot Twin V rescue vessel. If you have ever thought about becoming skilled in the emergency vide the necessary training. Please contact us at www.stjohnrescue. org or by calling me at (340)6265118 or any member of St. John Rescue. We are organizing our new headquarters. However, we are in plies. If anyone has folding chairs, tables, a desk, shelving, trash cans, etc please contact us. We hope to make this a headquarters and training center that St. John can be proud of. We are still in need of funding to assist us with the costs of our new headquarters and training center. Please consider a tax deductible donation to St. John Rescue St. John Rescue conducted two CPR classes in January. We offer CPR on the second Saturday of each month at our headquarters. Anyone interested in learning CPR and AED please contact St. John Rescue. Learning how to per form CPR and use an Automated has been proven to save lives. I feel that it is important that the people of St. John know who their St. John Rescue EMTs and First Responders are. So Starting today we will be introducing you to our responding members. The Board of Directors is the governing body of St. John Rescue and is elected by the members each year at the annual meet March. Currently the President is Shay Copeland, Vice President is Amy Raymond, Secretary is Ann McCrave, Treasurer is Andi Vacharat, Chief is Preston Pollock, Malacarne. We have recently voted in a few new members as responding rescue members: Sarah Vose, 10 St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 To The Rescue CALLS FOR ASSIST ANCE SO FAR IN 2013 St. John Tradewinds Continued on Page 18 New Headquarters Secured, But Funding and Furniture Needed 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 2013 EDITIONON NEWSSTANDS NOW!For more details, email info@stjohnmagazine.com


St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 11 Easy Grilling Recipesby Mares Crane 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; 340-626-9685 e: islandsolarvi@gmail.com SAVE MONEY! St. John Tradewinds I think one of the most relaxed ways to cook is to Barbecue. You can be around your guests and they can all enjoy the atmosphere. Being from England, over there we dont get much chance to bring out the BBQ since our weather is not exactly conducive for the majority of the year! So here are some simple but delicious recipes with also a light cocktail to enjoy while grilling. Spicy Y ogurt Chicken Both drumsticks and chicken breasts work well with this recipe, but both should be skinned with a few slits cut into them. 1 container plain, natural yogurt 8 drumsticks or chicken breasts 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 Tbsp ground cumin, ground cilantro 2 tsp tumeric Freshly chopped cilantro, salt and pepper to taste Mix all dry ingredients with yogurt in large bowl and add chicken. Toss to coat. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes. Remove chicken from marinade and shake off excess. Place chicken on hot BBQ for 20 to 25 minutes, turning occasionally until cooked through. Orange and Dill Marinaded Salmon with Mustard Sauce 1 orange Few sprigs of dill Several dollops of creme fraiche with squeeze of mustard Lemon zest Salt and pepper to taste Let the salmon marinade in the juice of the orange and some sprigs of dill for at least 30 minutes. Place lower heat and cook until desired temperature, about mustard and creme fraiche on top. Seared Beef Flank with Chili 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar dients. Marinade in fridge for at least two hours or overnight. Season with salt and pepper. Place beef on hot grill and brown on both sides, about eight to 10 minutes per side. Spoon marinade over beef during cooking. Cover with foil and let rest for 10 minutes. Slice and enjoy! Spicy Sweet Potatoes 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut crosswise into one-inch slices Lay potato slices on large sheet of foil, keeping 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! St. John Tradewinds The Virgin Islands Point in Time Count will take place on Saturday, January 26. The count is a tally of who is homeless on a given night and provides a snapshot of who experiences homelessness throughout the year. Volunteers are needed to help serve breakfast and conduct interviews on Saturday, January 26, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Cruz Bay. Volunteers will be needed to canvas the community for individ uals who are experiencing homelessness from Cruz Bay to Coral Bay. There will be a volunteer training session on Thursday, January 24, at 5:30 p.m. at the Nazareth Lutheran Church. To volunteer, please call Celia Kalousek at the St. John Community Foundation The Point-in-Time Count is a one-day, statistically reliable, unduplicated count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless individuals and families in the country. St. John needs to be included in this count because accurate data is needed in order to determine the size and scope of homelessness in the community. There is a grave misconception that the streets of St. John are paved with gold, but everyone knows that the majority of island residents are living paycheck to paycheck and some are not even able to make that happen. Proof is needed that St. John does in fact need the funding, programs and services that are out there to help individuals in need. For more information call 693-9410 or visit www.sjcf.org.Virgin Islands Point In Time Homeless Count Set for Saturday, January 26 The 27th Annual Gifft Hill School Auction will be on Saturday, March 16, at the Westin St. John Resort & Villas. Tickets are $125 each or $1,000 for a table of 10. Please call the GHS Development GHS Auction Set for March 16 Continued on Page 18


12 St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 Enjoy Panoramic Views and Cooling Trade Winds at Aria By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds The panoramic vistas from Aria are matched only by the refreshing trade winds which act as natural air conditioning at this Ajax Peak villa. The two-bedroom, two and a half bathroom villa is for sale for $1.395 million, explained Islandia Real Estate broker associate Jane Kelly. The villa is comprised of a main house with two expansive bedrooms, each with en suite bath, as well as a stand alone tree house cottage, which has an additional loft bedroom and a half-bath. you arrive at this villa is the stunning vistas, explained Kelly. The panoramic views over Coral Bay and the refreshing tradewinds are a big part of what makes this a very special residence for the buyer of this villa, said the Islandia Real Estate broker associate. Aria has been a successful short-term rental, and is beloved by guests, Kelly explained. The guest book remarks are a testament to the success of this short term rental villa, she said. Our 8th trip to St. John. Weve stayed at eight different villas and back to. Perfect location, quiet, and the best view here. Our fourth trip to St. John island as well as Aria. Aria is a beautiful villa, nice layout with fantastic views. We will be back to St. John again and hopefully Aria is available. Aria is wonderful! Find the view spectacular and beyond. We could stare for hours. Like many we dont want to leave! Would gladly stay here again. Aria was beautiful; the pictures online only hint at how sweet and enjoyable this home truly is. The views, the comforts, the privacy made for a very special weddingmoon for us! We are very sad to go but well be back and hopefully Aria will be available again! Amazing, our second trip to St. stay here again. Great views and tradewinds. Close to all the North Shore beaches. No need for using the AC. The positive reviews keep going and the sentiments continue, said Kelly. Aria is located on the paved, gated estate of Ajax Peak, just a few minutes drive from the alabaster shore of Maho Bay and other V.I. National Park beaches. Ajax Peak is about 15 minutes from Cruz Bay and just a short drive to the laid-back restaurants and shops of picturesque Coral Bay. Enjoy spectacular sunrises while gazing out to Coral Bay har bor, Hurricane Hole and the British Virgin Islands. Soak up the refreshing trade winds from the tiled decks or cool off in the masonry pool. The spectacular Caribbean views as well as the peaceful serenity, and cooling tradewinds are part of the romance in this lovely mountainside retreat, said Kelly. For more information on Aria, call Kelly at 776-6666 or (941) 544-5855. St. John Tradewinds Open TuesdaySunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tel: 693-5579Beautifying Americas ParadiseHUGE DISCOUNTon volume sales Happy Holidays! www.stjohnweddingplanner.com www.katilady.com 340-693-8500 Wedding Consulting Travel Coordination Accommodations KatiLady since 1997 crane ROBERT CRANEARCHITECT, A.I.A.P .O. BOX 370 CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN U.S.V.I. 00831(340) 776-6356


Reduce your carbon footprint before and after the race.Proud Sponsors of the 8 Tuff Miles Participate in the clean up of Centerline Road January 26 and February 9 Use a uid pack with re-usable bottles instead of buying water Carpool to the race instead of taking separate vehicles Run an errand instead of using your vehicle. Park in a central location and walk to the post ofce, bank, etc. www.thinkrstthinkgreen.com ATMs located at our Cruz Bay BranchMember FDIC St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 13 By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Bajo el Sol is hosting an exciting opening show for three talented St. John artists on Friday, February 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Mongoose Junction gallery. The evening will feature new work by ceramic artist Gail Van de Bogurt and paint ings by Ayn Riehle and Lucy Portlock. A long-time St. John resident, Portlock is no stranger to the tropical beauty of the island. After leading snorkel trips out of Caneel Bay Resort for more than two dethe abundant sea life. Yet for this new show, Portlock kept her scenes above the waves, she explained. I usually do underwater paintings, said the watercolorist. But this time I decided to stay on top of the waves. I have more scenery like palm trees and water scenes, rather than my underwater paintings. Its still mainly water and beach scenes, but topside, she said. Portlock has been painting since the mid1990s and still enjoys learning new tech niques, she explained. Ive been drawing and painting all my life but I really got going on watercolors when I went to visit my mother in the mid90s, said Portlock. I took a class with her and its funny because I had always thought there were all these rules involved. When I told the instructor about all the things you have to do, he said You can do whatever you want. I thought if no one can tell me I did the wrong thing, thats pretty cool, said the artist. So I started painting. All these years later, Portlock is having even more fun when she picks up the brush. I love it because you can do so much with watercolors, said Portlock. There are so many effects you can get by pushing the water around. Im still learning; its a tough medium. But its a lot of fun, she said. I start painting and all of sudden hours have gone by. If you do something you like, you get in the zone and that is what happens to me when I paint. Portlock has never embraced other medi ums for a simple reason, she explained. Oh, Im far too messy for anything else, in the air and drop them or leap around and suddenly bump into the dog. I need something that can be cleaned up as easily as possible. ration in her surroundings. I am inspired by everything around me, she said. I have a great view and I have taken a millions snorkels so I have all kinds of pictures in my head. Ill thumb through then go from there. Stop by Bajo el Sol on February 1 and check out Portlocks newest pieces, as well as new work by Riehle and Van de Bogurt as well. For more information call the gallery at 693-7070. February 1 Art Opening Features Portlock, Riehle and Van de Bogurt


14 St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 Crossword Answers Puzzle on Page 20 NEXT DEADLINE: THURSDAY, JAN. 24th2012 2013-TO-DATE ISLAND NOTES We will meet your physical force with soul force. We will not hate you, but we cannot, in all good conscience, obey your unjust laws. But we will soon wear you down by our capacity to suffer and, in winning our freedom, we will so appeal to your heart and conscience, that we will win yours in the process. Martin Luther King, Jr. Letters To St. John TradewindsLast Monday was Inauguration Day for the 30th Legislature and it appears that the electorate liked the ideas presented by The Democratic Team for Progress. Democratic Platform: Education, children to learn to read in grades 1-3 and read to learn 4-12, Public Safety, fund alternative programs for youth at risk, Health and Human Services, increase health care training and address the homeless in the community, Youth and Recreation, support youth athletics and devise programs to provide diversions for youth at risk of involvement in crime, Energy, analyze policies that limit business and homeowners ability to generate and sell power, reform the Public Services Commission so that it is effective in protecting the welfare of the citizens and businesses in the community, Economic support the development of central government complexes, stop government employees from abusing the use of government vehicles and equipment, Election Reform, allow voters to decide how to correct the cur rent system for electing community leaders. There is a lot here and a lot more that was not included. If any of the issues in the Platform are of par ticular interest to you, stay in contact with the senators and other leaders of the community. Let them know paign pledges to the citizens of the community, The next two years can be a community changing period in our efforts to make Paradise all that it can be. We are a very diverse community of different islands, different heritages and different ideas but we all want the best for our selves and the future generations of this community. The world is a rapidly changing place and we are having negative impacts all over the world. We can spend a lot more of our energy helping each other beWe are very lucky in that we are being given a lot of funding from the US Government and other than spending the money wisely we do not have to give much in return. We are free to use the money that Uncle Sam gives us and our own tax money for the good of the community with very little interference. We must begin to be much more diligent in using no longer afford to allow our government agencies to function in a manner that has a negative impact on the businesses in the community. We must take a serious look at the way each government department functions. Our government is doing business in the Virgin Islands that is caused by price we can no longer afford. It is much easier to do business in the VI without proper licenses and without paying taxes than it is to conform to the regulations. The problem lies in the government it is not caused by citizens and businesses desire to cheat. The Virgin Islands is totally dependent on the US Government and tourism for income and that is unlikely to change in the near future. With the world economy in a recession/depression, our income has been reduced and we have made up for it by borrowing on our future. We need to begin to make up for it by reducing our spending, not continued borrowing. The only way that we can do that is to become more The part that the Senators and the Governor and other leaders in the community have to play is to get serious about developing a functioning government. ness in the Virgin Islands and this can only be done by training the government work force to provide the service that they are paid to provide. From commissioners, to department heads to staff, all levels have to understand that the better their department functions, the better off the community will be, today, tomorrow and in the future. Again I suggest that all of us take a look at what the Democrats have promised us and encourage them and help them help us. Whatever issues concern you let them know, they Greg MillerDemocrats Again


St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 15 Memorial Service Letters To St. John TradewindsT o the Dept. of Environmental Health, Im alarmed by your plan to spray our towns dur ing the evening hours with Permanone 30-30. For many reasons I ask you please to cancel this plan. How dangerous this toxin must be if youve warned citizens with compromised immune systems to stay indoors with windows closed! In a community where most of us live and work in open air, please consider the danger to public health, for example, to the hundreds of visitors and locals, At the height of our tourist season, consider the impact on people working in or walking through town, or dining in open restaurants with no protection and probably no warning. Further, this pesticide will not target the denguebearing mosquitoes, which live mainly indoors and are active only during the day. Instead, it will affect only the nuisance mosquitoes active after dark and will then go on indiscriminately to kill whatever benPlease look at the name of this product and think about what lasting damage it will make permanent in our fragile eco-system. I ask the Department of Health to abandon its plan to poison St. John and its people Sincerely, Paula Myles Your January 14-20, 2013 article on Dengue Fever was very one-sided. You should have balanced your discussion with information on how bad Dengue Fever is. Use interviews with the victims of this dread disease. Many people I know here have had it in the past. Or just describe the symptoms. According to an old newspaper article the hemor rhagic version is 50 percent fatal if untreated. How about talking to Andi Vacharat who works at Carefree Getaways? She was hospitalized with it in December. She had to have two platelet transfers. She had the bleeding under the skin, fever, vomiting and pain, etc. The good news is you cant get hemorrhagic denyou get it, the symptoms may be high fever 104-105 degrees F, joint ache, muscle ache. Im not sure which version is called break-bone fever. They call it that because of the pain. Dont promote a reassessment of the usual public health procedures, like larvicides and fogging when there is an outbreak. Dr Gary Ray, former professor at UVI, said in last weeks article that experts should be consulted. Who does he think came up with these procedures? My granddaughters are scheduled to visit February 12. Should I tell them not to come because were still talking about what to do? Other articles have suggested that these procedures have been used here in the past and apparently worked to stop the spread of the disease. Sincerely, Catherine EllisArticle on Mosquito Fogging Was One-sided St. John Tradewinds A celebration of the life of Robert Leon Wilmer, better known as Bob Wilmer, will be at Tickles Dockside Pub upstairs, on Tuesday, January 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. Wilmer passed away peacefully at the Roy L Schneider Hospital on Sunday, January 6. Born in New York, he made St. Thomas his home in 1971. He was a former Rotary President and member, and is best known for hosting the Sports of All Sorts broadcasts on WSTA, Lucky 13, where he was also the ments were handled by Turnbulls Funeral Home. Wilmers circle of friends are cordially invited to get together upstairs at Tickles on January 22 from 5 to 8 p.m., to view photos and mementos from his life, and share great memories. Light refreshments will be served and there will be a cash bar.There will be a community clean up at the Pine Peace dumpster area on Sunday, February 3. For the early risers, the time is 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. For the after noon crew, join us from 1 to 3 p.m. Please bring gloves, garbage bags, work shoes and a smile. We can keep St. John clean one trash bag at a time. Emmanuel PrinceCommunity Clean Up at Pine Peace Dumpsters Feb. 3


St. John Tradewinds John Andersons initial description of the defenses at Klein Caneel Bay was heavily edited by ScribNight of the Silent Drums. The map with the article shows the relative positions of Durloos original homestead and the existing roads. The following is taken from Andersons original notes. Durloos house was one of the least pretentious of the eighteen upper-class houses on the island that were still lived-in by their owners. It was adequate to his and his familys needs since they had a better house on the St. Thomas plantage and customarily came up to the country, St Jan, only for vacations and to escape the sultry, sultry heat of the hurricane season in the interior of St. Thomas. Dur loo, on St. Jan, preferred to put his money into the income-producing land and sugar works. Constructed like nearly all of the better homes on St. Jan, the house at Klein Caneel Bay was of wood on a high stone foundation that continued up to chair-rail height on the superstructure. Unlike most, it was roofed with Dutch upper-class houses, were of burnt coral cement laid over close-set bulletwood poles and covered with plain Dutch tiles. Underneath the were storerooms and some closetlike sleeping-rooms for houseslaves. The wooden superstructure was stone steps; the individual steps, as in nearly all such house on St. Jan, were tiny, shallow for mincing ladies with constricting skirts. Men unaccompanied by ladies customarily took them three and four at a time, for comfort; but still they were not comfortable for a man, 16 St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 Bahai Community of St. John For Devotions and Study Circles,call 714-1641 7:30 p.m. Fridays; Study Circles 9 a.m. Sundays 776-6316, 776-6254 Bethany Moravian Church 11 a.m., Sunday School 776-6291 Calvary Baptist Church 13 ABC Coral Bay, 776-6304 Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday evening 6 p.m., Thursday 7 p.m. Christian Ministry Cinnamon Bay Beach Inter-Denominational, Sunday 8:30 a.m. Christian Science Society 10:45 a.m. SundayMarketplace Wednesday Testimonials 7:45 p.m. on last Wed. of Month The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sun. 9 a.m., on St. Thomas 776-2379 Sun., 5 p.m., STJ, Lumberyard Cruz Bay Baptist Church Sunday 11 a.m., 6 p.m. 776-6315 Emmaus Moravian Church Coral Bay, Sun. 9 a.m. 776-6713 Jehovahs Witness 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 7 p.m. Saturdays (Espaol), 10 a.m. Sundays, 340-715-053 Missionary Baptist Church 9:30 a.m. Sunday Services, 10:45 Worship, Tuesday 7 p.m. Bible Study 693-8884 Nazareth Lutheran Church Sunday 9 a.m., Sunday School 8 a.m. 776-6731 Our Lady of Mount Carmel Saturdays 6 p.m.; Sundays 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 a.m. 776-6339 St. John Methodist Church Sunday 10 a.m, 693-8830 Seventh Day Adventist Saturdays, 779-4477 St. John Pentecostal Church Sunday 11:05 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays Prayer 7:30 p.m., Thursdays Bible Study 7:30 p.m. 779-1230 St. Ursulas Episcopal Church Sunday Church Service, 9 a.m. 777-6306 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 9:45 a.m. Sunday, 776-6332 Word of Faith Church Word of Faith International Christian Center, Sundays 7:30 a.m. Gifft Hill School 774-8617 Church DirectoryContinued on Page 18 The Planters Defense Against the Slave Revolution 1who had room only for his toes, with no place for his heels unless he climbed the stairs sideways. All round the superstructure ran a brick-paved, stone-walled terrace enclosing also the caneblade-thatched cookhouse and the household storehouse and toolshed. On this terrace were now collected piles of grapeshot and chain, scrounged from every plantation within miles, with kegs of powder handy to each pile. The two cannons, for four-pound ball, could be rolled on their wheels into position to cover any approach to the terrace. The house and terrace stood on the gentle slope of the ridge that divides the inner waters of Hawkthe innermost bight of Durloos Klein Caneel Bay, and the inter section of the plantation road with the sugar road running down from Konge Vej to Hawksnest Point. (Map Ref. #1) The outlook to the west and slightly south was straight down the plantation road through cotRef. #2) on a knoll a thousand feet away, and the shipping storehouse on the beach another two hundred yards beyond. (Map Ref. #3) Of the sugar works, only the top of the horse-mill and the boiling house chimney were visible from the house; the horse-mill on the knoll sent the cane-juice by gravity through its various processes to the muscovado storerooms and kill-devil still at the bottom of the slope toward the bay. To the northwest the view sloped gently down and across the 2 3


St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 17 Mayumi Roller, a resident of St. John was awarded Deans List honors for academic achievement during the fall 2012 semester at St. Marys College of Maryland. Deans List honors are awarded to full-time students at St. Marys College of Maryland who earn a semester grade-point average of 3.50 or better on 12 or more graded credits. St. Marys College of Maryland, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked one of the best public liberal arts schools in the nation by U.S News and World Report. More than 2,000 students attend the college, nestled on the St. Marys River in Southern Maryland.I G L by Lovango Cay resident Dan Boyd Power GenerationSt. John Tradewinds It used to be that WAPA or your local power company were the only ones making electrical power. Thats not so anymore. From generating your own power from roof-mounted solar panels, to small-scale wind generation, to power-generating soccer balls and sneakers, to portable backpack solar systems, we can now all gener ate our own power. This is not futuristic stuff its here right now! Take the power-generating sneaker. The concept and design are actually simple, and you can even make your own. You get a small generator from so you can turn the generator axle when you step down, and channel that energy to a cell phones (or other devices) charger cord. You can use this when you are jogging or walking or just when youre sitting down and feel like tapping your foot. These types of shoes are already on the mar ket and will become more widely available in the next couple of years. How about the power-gener ating soccer ball? The Soccket uses a patent-pending gyroscopic technology that generates up to 24 volts. The balls battery has an operating range of 2.7 to 3.6 volts and has special circuitry that limits the maximum and minimum charge so that the battery itself lasts longer. The manufacturer of these balls is working to distribute them all over the world to communities that lack reliable access to electricity. Kids love playing with them, and energy power source. A solar-powered backpack can charge your laptop, cell phone and more. The Voltaic Converter Solar Backpack quickly charges all your handheld electronics with four watts of power generated by the sunshine. Its padded laptop sleeve and sizable front pocket help you keep your gadgets secure and easily reachable. And, if you just want to charge your cell phone, mini solar char gers are available. These lightweight devices are about the size of your phone, making them convenient to carry with you. They are becoming cheaper and more Again, the more power we generate from sustainable methods, the less carbon we will emit into our atmosphere. Everybody wins! Dan Boyd of Island Solar is authorized vendor. For more information contact Boyd on his cell phone at 340-626-9685 or by email at islandsolarvi@gmail. com.Power GenerationMayumi Roller Named to Deans List at St. Marys College of Maryland ISSUE NO. 7 2013 NOW ON NEWSSTANDS HURRY, GO GET IT! Carolyn Chabuz, a resident of St John, VI, was among the students from Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne who were named to the Deans List for the fall semester, which ended in December. Chabuz is majoring in Premedical Biology. To be included on the Deans List, a student must complete 12 or more graded credits in a semester with a semester grade point average of at least 3.4. The university offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. Fields of study include science, engineering, aeronautics, business, humanities, mathematics, psychology, communi cation and education. Additional information is available online Carolyn Chabuz Named to Deans List at Florida Institute of Technology


Sarah Chartrand, Chris Cast, Chai Tetirick and Jamie Brown. We thank them for realizing how important St. John Rescue is to our community and for giving up some of their spare time for a great cause. We have begun training our First Responders as Emergency Medical Responders. The National Registry has reorganized the categories of emergency responders. Since we are associated with the National Registry we will be upgrading all our First Responders to Emergency Medical Responders and EMT Basics to EMT. Health T ip Stroke can be fatal. Some symptoms for Stroke are: severe headache on one side of the head, slurred speech, one side of the body feeling weak, facial drooping, arm drift. Also females may feel nauseated, experience pain on one side of their body, develop hiccups and have a sudden urge to take a nap. These symptoms will come on suddenly. Not everyone who has hiccups or feels tired is experiencing a stroke. However, if you are experiencing a number of these symptoms you should get checked out by a physician. With a stroke time is of the essence. Anyone experiencing a full blown stroke (Cerebral Vascular Accident) caused by a blockage of an artery to the brain has approximately three to four hours to receive treatment. Dont hesitate if you think you are having a stroke. St. John Rescue was called out 124 times in 2012. 44 medical calls 24 DOA transports 10 Motor Vehicle Crashes 4 Fires 3 Drownings 17 Marine Rescues 21 Events 1 Search Our members trained for a combined total of 924 hours in 2012. The members of St. John Rescue are proud to serve the people of St. John. If any resident of St. John would like to join us please sign onto our website www.St.johnrescue.org and download an application. Until next time stay safe.18 St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 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 00831A/C & RefrigerationDr. Cool | St. John 693-9071 A/C Refrigeration and Appliances Mitsubishi A/C Diamond Dealer Sub-Zero, Wolf, Bosch, VikingArchitectureCrane, Robert Architect, AIA tel. 776-6356 P.O. Box 370, STJ, VI 00831BankingFirstbank Located in downtown Cruz Bay 340-776-6881 Scotiabank #1 Mortgage Lender in the VI The Marketplace (340) 776-6552Green BuildingIsland Green Building Association check www.igbavi.org for Seminar Series info and ReSource Depot inventoryInsurancePGU 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.comLandscaping Alfredos 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 & IrrigationReal 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.comRestaurantsFish 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.comServicesC4th Custom Embroidery tel. 779-4047 Located in Coral Bay Island Solar "Off the Grid Living for 10 Years" tel. 340-642-0531Villa ManagerSeaview Vacation Homes, Inc. tel. 340-776-6805; 1-888-625-2963 www.seaviewhomes.comWedding ServicesWeddings by Katilday www.stjohnweddingplanner.com www.katilady.com 340-693-8500 Consulting, Travel Coordination, Accommodations St. John TradewindsB usiness Directory Continued from Page 10St. John Rescue: New Headquarters Securedslices together. Drizzle with some olive oil an sprinSeason with salt and pepper. Massage ingredients into potato slices. Wrap foil securely to make two parcels. Place parcels on the rack of the hottest part of the grill and cook until buttery and soft, about 40 minutes. T omato and Mint Salad Pint of cherry tomatoes, halved Handful of fresh mint leaves Olive oil for drizzling Zest of lemon Salt and pepper to taste Arrange tomatoes on large platter and sprinkle with chopped onion. Add torn mint leaves and cover for up to four hours. Just before serving drizzle with olive oil and season well. Add lemon zest. Red W ine Cooler This is a light and sparkling alternative to red wine and is perfect for a warm evening. 750ml bottle of fruity red wine like Rioja 600ml lemon soda 1 lemon sliced Several fresh mint sprigs Chill red wine and lemon soda until ready to use. Stir together in large jug. Pour into glasses and gar nish with lemon slices and mint leaves. Continued from Page 11Chefs Corner: Easy Grilling Recipes Historical Bits: Defense Again Slave RevolutionContinued from Page 16 disturbed only by two up-jutting clusters of huge boulders a hunyards away; the passages among the nearest group of towering boulders, providing privacy from any direction and being downwind, normally, from the house, served as a privy. North-eastward the land sloped up gently above the Hawksnest Point road, planted with cotton for a hundred yards or so, and then the bush began as the land rose steeply to the crest of the ridge. To the east the vista was across rolling pastureland and up the sugand to the south the same, with the mesterknegts house, slave quarters and dungeon for the aber rant clustered at the foot of Klein Caneel Gut and John Solomons Hill in the distance. The home terrace, then, was well situated for defence, except for the nearness of the bush and ridge-crest to the north, but bush does not provide very good cover against cannon, and the ridge-top would be useless as a protected the thickness of the bush. The only other cover was provided by the yards away, and the other pile of rocks a little farther away. Captain van Beverhout and Lieutenant John Charles were defence, but added, for the sake of musketeers, so that they might of always crouched behind the low stone wall, clusters of the huge hurriedly transported from the beach by slaves. Thus the defense of the island was prepared and ready.


St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 19 St. John Tradewinds versity of the Virgin Islands, Eastern Caribbean Center, will soon launch the pilot phase of the territorys street addressing initiative by imple menting street addresses in three local communities. The pilot project is the initial component of introducing Virgin Islanders to a standardized addressing system for the territorys roads. The custodian of the territorys GIS (Geographic Information Syswards making street addressing a reality, to include undertaking a study of the territorys existing addressing environment. This study, which was conducted by nationally recognized leaders in geospatial infrastructure development, was completed last year. Complefull functionality of the emergency 911 system, and expanded postal delivery to 911 homes. Lt. Governor Francis is eager for street addressing to become a reality in the territory. The lack of a standardized addressing system affects more than the ability of our residents and tourists to navigate our streets with ease, he said. It is a public safety issue that we are committed to improve. Francis is hopeful that the pilot projects will boost the communitys participation in the Street Addressing Initiative. Address assignment cannot take place on unnamed roads, said Francis. Street addressing is a community initiative and community participation is critical to our goal of achieving addressing throughout our community. Francis called on residents to work together within their communities the Lieutenant Governor. Representatives of the project team are also available to meet with neighborhood associations to discuss the Street Addressing Initiative. For more information or to set up a presentation for an organizations next event, contact Chris George, GIS Coordinator/SAI Project Manager at (340)776-8505 x 4321 or email vistreets@lgo-vi.gov.Street Addressing T o Become Reality in 2013 Thursday, January 10 10:45 p.m. A citizen c/r that he was assaulted by another male. Assault in the third. Friday, January 11 10:16 a.m. An Estate Contant resident p/r that he lost his wallet. Lost documents. 7:55 p.m. Unit 413 p/r an auto collision on Centerline Road. Auto collision. 8:28 p.m. Badge #1177 p/ at Leander Jurgen Command with one Michael J. Hammond of Estate Enighed/Contant under arrest and charged with D.U.I. Bail was set at $500 by order of the court. He was detained at Leander Jurgen Command and later transported to the Bureau of Cor rections on St. Thomas to be remanded. 11:35 p.m. A St. Thomas resident p/r that he lost his government issued radio. Lost radio. Saturday, January 12 8:16 p.m. A citizen c/requesting police assistance. Police assistance. 9:30 p.m. A citizen p/r that he lost his wallet. Lost wallet. Sunday, January 13 12:28 a.m. A citizen p/r loud noise in Cruz Bay. Loud noise. 11:14 a.m. An Estate Enighed resident p/r a larceny. Grand larceny. 2:30 p.m. A citizen c/r that her husband went missing when they were snorkeling at Waterlemon Cay. 4:40 p.m. An Estate Chocolate Hole resident p/r a disturbance. Obscene and indecent conduct. 6:00 p.m. A visitor from OK p/r a missing per son. Missing person. Monday, January 14 3:00 p.m. An Estate Contant resident p/r a disturbance. Disturbance of the peace. the area of Bellevue Village. Illegal discharge of T uesday, January 15 6:45 p.m. A Lind Point resident p/r that he was W ednesday, January 16 11:56 a.m. An Estate Enighed resident p/r that he lost his wallet. Lost wallet. Thursday, January 17 12:15 p.m. A citizen p/r that she was threat ened. Disturbance of the peace, threats. 10:14 p.m. A citizen c/r a domestic violence disturbance with his neighbor at Estate Zootenvaal. Disturbance of the peace, D.V.EMERGENCY LAND LINE: 911 EMERGENCY CELLULAR: 340-776-9110 POLICE DEPT : 340-693-8880 / FIRE STATION: 340-776-6333 January is Crime Stoppers anniversary month, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped the program succeed for the past four years. The many volunteers who operate the program, none of whom receive a salary. The media who advertise, as a community service, our weekly request for information on crimes. You, the citizens of the territory, who provided the 1682 anonymous crime tips over the last four years. The men and women of the various law enforcement agencies who worked your tips. The almost 400 citizens and businesses who donated the funds needed to cover the expenses of running the program and paying the rewards, which is our single largest expense. Thanks to all of you for making Crime Stoppers a very successful organization. You have made a substantial and positive difference in the community over the last four years with your tips producing 176 additional arrests while taking 90 illegal weapons off the streets and recovering over $134,000 worth of stolen cash and property. Fifty-eight tipsters received over $55,000 in cash rewards from Crime Stoppers, and not one of them had their identity revealed. Not included in the above statistics are the crimes, including several homicides, that your tips allowed law enforcement to prevent from occur ring. We know there will always be a criminal element among us but we also know that by telling us what you know you have made the Virgin Islands a safer place. Once again, thank you. What do we still need? More tips, more volunFor details on how to become a member or sponsor, please go to our website at www.CrimeStop persUSVI.org and click on Support Us. If you would like to volunteer, e-mail us at crimestoppersvi@gmail.com. To submit a tip, log on to www.CrimeStopper sUSVI.org or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also text your tip to USVI plus your message to CRIMES (274637). If you know something, say something. Your tips are completely anonymous, and our stateside operators speak several languages. Crime Stoppers United States Virgin Islands St. John Tradewinds On Tuesday, January 15, Governor John deJongh accepted the resignation of Police Commissioner Henry White Commissioner White today tendered his resignation effective February, 15, 2013, said deJongh. I spoke with Commissioner White earlier in the day, accepted his resignation and thanked him for his service to the VIPD since November 2011. Given the commissioners resignation and the continued vacancy in the position of Assistant Commissioner, the governor will have an opportunity to transform the top leadership in the Virgin Islands Police Department so that we can better meet our critical challenges in law enforcement, he said.VIPD Commissioner Henry White Resigns


20 St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 SINGER ON THE CIRCUITACROSS DOWN St. John Tradewinds welcomes notices of community-orient 776-6496, e-mail editor@tradewinds.vi or fax 693-8885. 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 For Al-Anon meeting location and times, please call (340) 642-3263Monday, January 21 The V.I. Audubon Society will be hosting a free movie The Marketplace on Monday, January 21, at 7 p.m. T uesday, January 22 All St. John 10th and 11th graders and their families are invited to join Director of College Counseling Meghan Duffy for a Junior Student/Par ent Night at Gifft Hill School on Tuesday, January 22, at 5:30 p.m. at the schools Upper Campus. Thursday, January 24 The Virgin Islands Point in Time Count will take place on January 26. There will be a volunteer training session on Thursday, January 24, at 5:30 p.m. at the Nazareth Lutheran Church. To volunteer, please call Celia Kalousek at the St. John Community Foundation celia@sjcf.org. Saturday, January 26 The Virgin Islands Point in Time Count will take place on January 26. The count is a tally of who is homeless on a given night and provides a snapshot of who experiences homeless throughout the year. Volunteers are needed to help serve breakfast and conduct interviews on Saturday, January 26, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Cruz Bay. Sunday, January 27 Enjoy a sunset sail catered by ZoZos aboard the catamaran Kekoa on Sunday, January 27. Friends of Virgin Islands National Park will host its Annual Meeting on January 27 at the Tree Lizards Restaurant in the Cinnamon Bay Campground from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, February 14 Join the love on Thursday, February 14, at 5 p.m. at Trunk Bay Beach at a free vow renewal ceremony hosted by Minister Anne Marie Porter. Saturday, February 16 The Third Annual Broadway Comes to St. John the St. John School of the Arts Fundraiser of an original musical featuring fourth graders from across St. John will be Saturday, February 16, 2013. Saturday, February 23 The 9th Annual Friends of VINP Gala at Presidio del Mar in Estate Peter Bay on February 23. Saturday, March 16 The 27th Annual Gifft Hill School Auction will be on Saturday, March 16, at the Westin St. John Resort & Villas. Tickets are $125 each or $1,000 for a table of 10. Call GHS at 776-1730 for tickets.


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St. John Tradewinds Friends of V.I. National Park invites everyone to its Annual Gala on Saturday, February 23, 2013! Join Friends as for an elegant evening as the group takes time to recognize its achievements at the 25th Anniversary gala themed Friends for 25 Years. Friends will honor its partnership with the National Park Service and thank donors, for their continued support. Friends is dedicated to the protection and preservation of the natural and cultural resources of Virgin Islands National Park and to promoting the responsible enjoyment of this unique national treasure. Money raised from the event will support the Friends continued work on behalf of Virgin Islands National Park, with 23 programs and projects this year alone. The gala is being hosted by Steven and Pamela Deckoff at their beautiful home Presidio del Mar in Peter Bay. The event will begin with cocktails and passed hors doeuvres at 6 p.m. A festive evening of dancing under the stars will follow. The gala will feature an encore perfor mance of Love Citys very own local In turing items from local vendors and several special silent auction items will cap off the event. A shuttle service and parking will be available at the Trunk Bay parking lot starting at 6 p.m. St. Thomas and Cruz Bay guests will be provided shuttle service from the Cruz Bay ferry dock at 6:20 and 7:20 p.m., with return shuttles in time for the 10 and 11 p.m. ferries to Red Hook. Tickets are limited and typically sell out, so guests are asked to RSVP by February 8. Tickets are $250, and may be purchased at Connections and the Friends of the Park Store, or by calling Friends at 779-4940. $100 at the same locations. And dont forget about Friends spetian pearl and diamond pendant valued at $6,800. It is 13-13.5mm, set in Platinum, with 0.57ctw of VS quality round, brilliant cut diamonds. This pendant is donated by R&I Patton and is available for viewing at their store in Mongoose Junction. 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24 St. John Tradewinds, January 21-27, 2013 St. John Tradewinds ACC Hosts An Evening in Paris Gala Under the Stars