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JESS Gets 24 New ComputersPage 4Gov. deJongh and Audubon Society Sign Observation Pier AgreementPage 2Ballonsh Congregate in Local WatersPage 2 See Story on Page 8 ACC Flea Market Moving to GHS Former Island Resident Grant Hayes Found Guilty of First Degree MurderHayes wife Amanda Hayes to be tried separately next yearPage 2 September 23-October 6, 2013 Copyright 2013St. John Tradewinds News PhotoSamuel Heirs Celebrate Land Donation to UVIGloria Samuel and Marva Samuel Applewhite, who donated land in Estate Zootenvaal to UVI, pose with heirs of their father James Alphonso Harry Samuel, who owned Estate Zootenvaal. Story Inside Page 12
2 St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 St. John Tradewinds Support USFSC and Enjoy Reggae Music at the Beach Bar on October 12 Local Arrests: Isaac Piety, Steven Vassel, Cory Christian and Aswald PickeringSt. John Tradewinds school supplies to each elemen JESS Students To Receive BackpacksSt. John Tradewinds Friends of VINP Celebrate Coastweeks Join Tennis Play Day Each FridaySt. John Tradewinds EDITOR/PUBLISHER firstname.lastname@example.org NEWS EDITOR email@example.com COLUMNISTS & CONTRIBUTORS NEWSLINE www.tradewinds.vi firstname.lastname@example.org ADVERTISING email@example.com CIRCULATION Rohan Roberts MAILING ADDRE SS SUBSCRIPTIONS THIRD CLASS PERMIT COPYRIGHT 2013 TRADEWINDS PUBLISHING LLCThe Community Newspaper Since 1972 St. John Tradewinds Steven Vassel Aswad Pickering Isaac Piety Cory Christian
By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds holocanthus St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 3 Thursday, Oct. 3rdPuffers in Paradise:Juvenile Balloonsh Congregate in Local WatersBy Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds News Photo left by Dr. Bill Gladfelter; right by Jeff Miller schools.INDEXBusiness Directory ..............18 Church Directory .................16 Crime Stoppers ...................19 Cryptoquip ...........................16 Letters ............................14-15 On the Market .....................13 Police Log ...........................19 Rhytm and Views ..................9 To the Rescue .....................11 Continued on Page 18Jury Finds Grant Hayes Guilty of First Degree MurderFormer St. John entertainer sentenced to life in prison
By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 JESS Students Enjoy 42 New Computers Thanks to Support of Community EventAll of these computers and several more computers at Guy Benjamin School were all purchased from funds raised at the January party. St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime Elliott Gi Hill School does not discriminate against applicants and students on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, or national or ethnic origin. From a one room schoolhouse with 4 students in 1978 to St. Johns only preschool through 12th grade program, Gi Hill School Opens Minds, Hearts and Doors.www.gihillschool.org CELEBRATING CELEBRATING CELEBRATING CELEBRATING Exclusive Rates from $155for residents of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico*. CALL OR BOOK ONLINE WWW.WESTINRESORTSTJOHN.COMLOCALS U S V I BV I R ESIDENTS: M ENTION RATE PLAN VIRES PR R ESIDENTS: M ENTION RATE PLAN PRRES St. John Tradewinds News Photo Residents were surprised on Wednesday, down outside of the Cruz Bay Legislature Building. terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Stars and Stripes Upside Down on 9/11 in Cruz Bay
By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, Gov. DeJongh and Audubon Society Sign Frank Bay Observation Pier AgreementThis, above all else, I consider a gift to our children, who in class outdoor classroom that no amount of technology could replace. Governor John deJongh St. John Tradewinds News Photo gathered recently at the Cruz Bay Battery on St. John to execute a Memorandum of Commissioner Lynn Millin Maduro at far right. Continued on Page 17
Pine Peace Basketball Court Renovations Near Completion6 St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Jaime Elliott as renovations near completion. www.facebook.com/yelena.rogers.photographyYelena Rogers Photography PO Box 554, St. John, VI 00831 340-774-4027 603-401-4757 FREE EXPERT ADVICE IN AN EMERGENCY 24 HOURS A DAY Florida/USVI Poison Information Center GET IN YOUR CUSTOMERS FACE ADVERTISE ON... WhatToDo-VI.com ISLANDTREASUREMAPS@GMAIL.COM installed soon.
By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 7 Fifth Annual Just Play Day October 14 at Winston Wells Ball Field
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10 St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 Crime Stoppers USVI Continues To Make a Difference in Territory Crime RatesBy Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Stoppers success is its partner ernment support, Crime Stoppers The big accomplishment is that people are taking responsibility for keeping their neighborhoods and their islands safe. And it is the people who are doing it. Everyone is getting together on this.
St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 11 To The Rescueby Bob Malacarne, N-R, EMT ISLAND SOLAR V.I. 300-watt panels 300-watt inverters SunDrum solar hot water systems Battery stand-alone systems Energy audits Diesel generators Conventional solar hot water systems Power management systems Off-grid living for over 12 years on Lovango Cay. Dan Boyd t: 340-626-9685 e: email@example.com We are anAuthorizedV.I.EnergyDealer& Grid-Tie Systems as low as $3.50 per watt and Nohidden SAY NO TO W APA pounds of waste kept out of local landlls, and counting... Open Sat. 8 a.m. to noon, Mon. & Thurs. 7:30 a.m. to noon at Git Hill & Centerline, across from the Transfer StationEvery purchase and tax-deductible donation helps us keep thousands of pounds of waste out of local landlls. Visit the ReSource Depot today! St. John Tradewinds Grand Opening for Oxygen Generator and New Headquarters PET SUPPLIESCanines, Cats & CrittersOur new location is 2.5 miles out of Cruz Bay on Centerline Road (next to Moses Laundromat) BOARDING GROOMING FISH tel: 693-7780 l email: k9 catscritters @yahoo .com FULL VETERINARY SER VICES St. John Tradewinds News PhotoEmily Dulac, Lloyd Prince, Chai Tetirick, Dylan Baird, patient St. John Tradewinds News Photo
12 St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 PO BOX 429, ST. JOHN, VI 774-1625 ACROSS FROM LIBRARY U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 501 (3) c NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Twix is a 1 -year-old Red Chihuahua mix. She is shy at up to you very quickly. Twix is fully vaccinated/ spayed and is great on the leash and the shelter to meet this special friend! St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds News Photo who donated land on St. John to UVI, pose with UVI President David Hall and Vice President for Institutional Advancement Dionne Jackson. Samuel Family Donates Four Acres in Estate Zootenvaal to UVI
St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 13 Enjoy Sunset Views and Convenient Location at 1-G Gift and Regenback CottageBy Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds SELLING? BUYING? RENTING SEEKING? GET RESULTS!St. John Tradewinds SELLING? BUYING? RENTING SEEKING? GET RESULTS!St. John Tradewinds SELLING? BUYING? RENTING SEEKING? GET RESULTS!St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds News PhotosThe main living unit at the includes a quaint kitchen and generous great room.
St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 Crossword Answers Puzzle on Page 20 NEXT DEADLINE: THURSDA Y, OCT 3rd 2012Homicides: 1 Shootings: 1 1st Degree Burglaries: 3 Rapes: 1 2013-TO-DATE 1st Degree Burglaries: 1 Grand Larcenies: 53 Rapes: 1 ACC Board President Lucy BanksSt. John Animal Care Center Gives A+ to Student Rafe Boulon #2 T runk Bay, St. John, VI Boulon Thanks WAPA for Rapid Response, Sensitivity St. John Tradewinds Parents Urged To Fill Out Socio-Economic Surveys
St. John Tradewinds, Letter To St. John Tradewinds the moon, the stars Beverly Melius August 22, 2013 Thank you, Dan CarlsonRemiss Thank Y ou POEM: Chris
16 St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 Bahai Community of St. John Bethany Moravian Church Calvary Baptist Church Christian Ministry Christian Science Society The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cruz Bay Baptist Church Emmaus Moravian Church Jehovahs Witness Missionary Baptist Church Nazareth Lutheran Church 776-6731 Our Lady of Mount Carmel St. John Methodist Church Seventh Day Adventist St. John Pentecostal Church St. Ursulas Episcopal Church Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church Directory Governor DeJongh and Audubon Society Members Sign Agreement for Frank Bay Observation PierContinued from Page 5 St. John Tradewinds Thomas Paddle In the Park Registration Now OpenSt. John Tradewinds News Photo annual Paddle in the Park.
St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 17 By Scott Fagan Special to St. John Tradewinds the impassable current hole at SteScott Fagan Copyright 2012 Scott Fagan Music ASCAPThe Man Who Swam to St. John: Part II
St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 AccommodationsCaribbean Villas & Resorts Island Getaways Suite St. John Villas/Condos A/C & Refrigeration ArchitectureCrane, Robert Architect, AIA BankingFirstbank Scotiabank #1 Mortgage Lender in the VI Green BuildingIsland Green Building Association InsurancePGU Insuracne Theodore Tunick & Company JewelryR&I PATTON goldsmithing LandscapingAlfredos Landscaping Coral Bay Garden Center Real EstateDebbie Hayes, GRI Holiday Homes of St. John Islandia Real Estate RestaurantsFish Trap Restaurant and Seafood Market La Tapa Restaurant Skinny Legs ServicesC4th Custom Embroidery Island Solar Wedding ServicesWeddings by Katilday St. John TradewindsBusiness Directory St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Dr. Caroline Rogers and Jeff Miller Frigate birds have been trying to make some meals of Balloonsh Continued from Page 3
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20 St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 St. John Tradewinds ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS AL-ANON MEETINGS Through October Every Friday Saturday, October 12 Dont miss the chance to Saturday, October 19 Through November 7 FIRST-CLASS ATHLETESACROSS 1 Shrimp 7 Dismay 13 Like pre-1917 Russia 33 ... International Tennis 37 One pelting 43 ... World Figure Skating 45 With 99-Down, Texas 51 Moistureless 54 Ending of enzymes 55 Groove of carpentry 57 ... National Baseball Hall 61 Reprieve 63 Stuck-up 65 Conundrum 66 ... Basketball Hall of College Football Hall of Lyne partners 73 Not legal 77 ... Pro Football Hall of 79 Writer Stanley Gardner 81 Western treaty gp. 83 Maui, e.g. 85 Blue-ribbon 86 Pasture-raised 89 ... World Golf Hall of 94 Compel obedience to 96 Shady alcoves 97 ... International Swimming Hall of 118 Lake in New York 119 Director May barriers of pickets DOWN 1 Lather 3 Rights org. 4 Encounters 5 Singer Elvis 7 extra cost 11 Guided 14 NBC TV inits. 15 Under debate 16 People taking breathers 18 Smile evilly 33 Sneak attack 35 Wheel tooth 36 Everyone experiences 37 Trident 38 Pick on 39 Monsters 41 More than I needed to 44 Stows cargo 49 avis 56 Expiated 57 Horn sounds 58 Be seeping 59 Viewpoint 63 With cunning 64 Triplus six 67 Those giving out prizes 68 Spent 69 Very eager 71 Parks of civil rights 74 Mario of New York 75 workings 76 Cake levels 78 Soil stirrer 79 Fashion magazine 83 Memo intro 84 Pt. of USSR 85 Tirana native 87 Do nothing 88 Estrogen or testosterone 89 Locale of mil. jets 91 Overly glib 95 Not wide 97 Loft locales 98 Expend 111 Maui strings 113 1969 Beatle bride Yoko 114 Corp. honcho 115 Youngster 116 Foul caller
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CAROLI N A from $ 55,000 EMMA US hillside $ 75,000 F I SH BA Y from $ 79,995 SAUND E R S GUT hillside & WATERFRONT $ 99,000 HANSEN BA Y hillside & WATERFRONT $ 149,000C HOCOLA TE HOLE from $ 175,000 G LUCKSBER G from $ 199,000VIRG I N GRAN D EST A TES from $ 206,000 C A L A B A SH BOOM hillside $ 229,000 L OV A NGO CA Y WATERFRONT South shore from $ 250,000C ONCORDIA from $ 295,000UPPER MONTE BA Y/R END EZVOUS from $ 799,000 S A B A BA Y hillside & WATERFRONT from $ 999,000 P ETER BA Y /NO R THSHOR E from $ 1,500,000 WESTI N TI MESHARES from $ 500/weekONE MONTH FRACTI ONA LS from $ 54,000 HH-TW 9.23.2013 B.indd 1 9/20/13 11:17 AM St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 23 St. John Tradewinds Tuaua v. United States Plessy v. Ferguson Plessy v. Ferguson Boumediene v. Bush Tuaua v. United States Tuaua v. United States A federal court will look into in the Virgin Islands and other territories as a right under the U.S. Constitution or a privilege granted DC Circuit Appeal Filed to T urn Page on Insular Cases
St. John Tradewinds, September 23-October 6, 2013 St. John Rescue Celebrates First Oxygen Generator for the St. John Communitye Rotary Club of St. John is pleased to have been able to work with St. John Rescue to bring a steady source of medical grade oxygen to St. John. Previously all rst responders on St. John depended on being able to get to St. omas to buy oxygen. is is, of course, impossible when a storm happens. is equipment was made possible by contributions from local donors, St. John Rescue, the Rotary Club of St. John, the Rotary e-Club of Puerto Rico y Las Americas, the Rotary Club of Buckhannon West Virginia, Rotary Districts 7000, 7020, 7530, and e Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. St. John Rescue hosted an open house on September 8, 2013 for the ocial ribbon cutting. It was attended by numerous rst responder representatives, and Rotary dignitaries involved in the project. Pictured are St. John Rotary Past President and Project Coordinator John Fuller with scissors and St. John Rescue Director of Training, Bob Malacarne, with the Jaws of Life to cut the ribbon. Rotary-Oxygen Generator TW 913.indd 1 9/21/13 6:03 PM By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Rescue Members Celebrate Oxygen Generator