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Hearing on Bills for Reparations, Reconciliation Set for Oct. 30Page 2 Get Taste of St. John at 13th Annual Flavors Fundraising Event on Nov. 23PAGE 7 OCTOBER Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Continued Inside on Page 5Students Get New Backpacks with SuppliesPage 4 St. John Tradewinds News Photo John Gill, standing in rear at right, led an International Trauma Life Support training session at the Westin Resort and Villas. October 28-November 3, 2013 Copyright 2013 Collaboration Among Agencies Is Key for First Responders in Event of Mass DisasterBy Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds New Passenger Ferries Cruise Through Sea TrialsINSIDE ON PAGE 3
St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, Hearing on Reparations and Reconciliation Set for Oct. 30 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 MAILING ADDRESS SUBSCRIPTIONS THIRD CLASS PERMIT COPYRIGHT 2013 TRADEWINDS PUBLISHING LLCThe Community Newspaper Since 1972 St. John Baby Boom Photo Is Nov. 3rd CBCC Annual Meeting and Potluck Set for November 4 at Miss Lucys AARP and American Legion Hosting BBQ for Team River Runner on Nov. 9 Free Flu Shots in Coral Bay on Oct. 31 GHS Gives Back Day Is November 22 SJSA Seeking Alumni to Join ConcertSt. John Tradewinds New VITRAN Buses Coming to Territory Department of Public Works Commissioner Darryl Smalls, at head of table, center, and members of the VITRAN staff met recently with representatives of National Bus Leasing, Inc.
By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Red Hook I and Cruz Bay I. St. John Tradewinds, Thursday, Oct. 31stSt. John Tradewinds News Photos Department of Public Works Commissioner Darryl Smalls, third from left at top left, with representatives of Varlack Ventures and Transportations Services, the boat building company and others, on a dock in New Orleans ahead of the sea trials for the new ferries: INDEXBusiness Directory ..............18 Church Directory .................16 Crime Stoppers ...................19 Cryptoquip ...........................16 Earth Talk ............................17 Letters .................................14 Memorial Service ................15 On the Market .....................13 Police Log ...........................19 New Passenger Ferries Cruise Through Sea Trials St. John Tradewinds News Photo File The new ferries will replace the aging ones in use now, above.
By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds 4 St. John Tradewinds, JESS Students Take Home New Backpacks Filled with School Supplies 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 Courtesy of USFSC USFSC Founder Dean Doeling, above bending over, distributed more than 200 backpacks to JESS students. St. John Tradewinds News Photo Courtesy of USFSC JESS elementary school students check out the school supplies inside their new backpacks.
St. John Tradewinds, Collaboration Among Agencies Is Key for First Responders in Event of Mass DisasterSt. John Tradewinds News Photos Participants practice mobilization skills during the recent International Trauma Life Support training sessions. Continued from Front Page SKINNY LEGS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31ST INNER-VISIONS 8 PM ??Get your costume ready and enter the islands best COSTUME CONTESTGrand Prize: Weekend trip for 2 to St Croix courtesy of BELLOWS, INTL. And Skinny legs HALLOWEEN PARTY! Continued on Page 18
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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, Get a Taste of St. John at 13th Annual Flavors Fundraising Event on Nov. 23 Open Sat. 8 a.m. to noon, Mon. & Thurs. 7:30 a.m. to noon, at Git Hill & Centerline, across from the Transfer StationSOON COME!Big news about the future of IGBA, and our greening of one of the biggest facets of St. Johns tourism industry.Stay tuned! Help us purchase a glass crusher by donating at http://www.razoo.com/story/ Island-Green-Building-Association 60,000 THANKSGlass crushing/recycling coming to St. John with your help! 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: firstname.lastname@example.org We are anAuthorizedV.I.EnergyDealer& Grid-Tie Systems as low as $3.50 per watt and Nohidden SAY NO TO W APA Car in Coral Bay HarborSt. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jason SiskaA car slid over the stone embankment lining Coral Bay harbor and rolled over, landing upright in the water Wednesday morning, October 23. Despite the to be towed to safety. The driver was not injured.
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St. John Tradewinds, 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 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 dents can be seen in Winston Wells Fifth Annual Just Play Day Draws Largest Crowd St. John Tradewinds News Photoa Continued on Back Page
Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase Is Nov. 8 and 9 at Antilles St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds business leads and gain a better St. John Tradewinds DPNR Implements Visit-able Housing Design and Incentive ProgramUVI Little Theater Staging Bus Stop: with Caribbean Seasoning this NovemberSt. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds Invincible: A Glorious Tribute to the King of Pop Nov. 2
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St. John Tradewinds, Crossword Answers Puzzle on Page 20 NEXT DEADLINE: THURSDA Y, OCT 31st2012 2013-TO-DATE Letter To St. John Tradewinds Greg MillerLeaders Abuse Community with Short Sightedness St. John Tradewinds Virgin Islands Daily News DOH Commissioner Denounces Efforts T o Malign Emergency Medical Services
St. John Tradewinds, Memorial Service ISLAND NOTES from the publisherDeepest sympathy to the OConnell family during this time of loss and sadness. MN T ish, Jerry, Abby, Olivia, Annie and Kevin OConnell St. John Tradewinds
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St. John Tradewinds, More than 90 percent of U.S.-grown corn, soybeans, cotton, sugar beets and canola are derived from seeds genetically engineered by Monsanto and other companies to resist pests. Some safe food advocates believe that, instead of reducing the use of pesticides and herbicides, GE seeds are having the opposite effect in what has become a race to keep faster and faster developing superweeds and superbugs at bay. Senate Approves Bill Extending Time for Military and Overseas VotersVirgin Islands Soldier Dies in KuwaitUnderstanding the Monsanto Act Dear EarthT alk What is the Monsanto Protec tion Act and why are environmentalists so upset about it? Rita Redstone Milwaukee, WI St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds
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St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds St. John St. Thomas Crime Stoppers U.S. Virgin IslandsFriday, October 18 Saturday, October 19 Sunday, October 20 Monday, October 21 T uesday, October 22 W ednesday, October 23 Thursday, October 24 LAND LINE: 911 CELLULAR: 340-776-9110 POLICE DEPT: 340-693-8880 / FIRE: 340-776-6333St. John Tradewinds Coast Guard Seizes $34M in Cocaine, Detains Three in Caribbean Sea St. John Tradewinds News Photo above, from a go-fast vessel south of St. Croix.
St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS AL-ANON MEETINGS W ednesday, October 30 and two bills regarding recon Thursday, October 31 Sunday, November 3 Monday, November 4 Friday, November 8, and Saturday, November 9 Saturday, November 9 Friday, November 22 Saturday, December 7 CANT YOU SEE IM DIZZY?!ACROSS 7 Its capital is Montgomery Holmes portrayer? 35 Singer Brown got 43 Pen giant 45 Make reparations 53 Determine which team 57 Supper scrap 65 Bee creation 66 Fact about a University 88 Relative key of B minor 91 California wine region taleteller singer Deanna? hours? line DOWN 1 Mortar trays 3 TV clown artist 14 Toyota rival 15 Iroquois foe 31 Positive pole 35 Son of Isaac 37 Catchphrase 47 Worship 54 Writer Blyton 55 Grove plant 63 Most chancy 65 Very irate 69 Long lock of hair 76 Pear variety 78 Mother of Isaac 87 OR worker 89 Before now 97 Online investing site Mario William 111 Falco with four Emmys 119 Furry TV alien
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Restau rant and concierge services on property. Walk to town! $1,100,000 WATERFRONT MLS 11-187 PASTORY CONDO PALMY DAZE breezy, vaulted-ceiling, 2 bdrm/2 bth condo overlooks outer cays & sunsets. Well-maintained, com fortably furnished w/ attractive fully-equipped kitchen! Great condo community offers lush landscaping, view, pool and convenient parking. $499,000 NEW LISTING MLS 13-381 SEARCH ENTIRE ST. JOHN MLS, VIEW PROPERTY VIDEOS AND NEWSLETTER/SALES HISTORY AT WWW.HOLIDAYHOMESVI.CO M LOTS OF LAND LISTINGS!! MOTIVATED SELLERS!! SOME SELLER FINANCING!! CAROLINA from $ 55,000 EMMAUS hillside $ 75,000 FISH BAY from $ 79,995 HANSEN BAY hillside & WATERFRONT $ 149,000 CHOCOLATE HOLE from $ 175,000 GLUCKSBERG from $ 199,000VIRGIN GRAND ESTATES from $ 206,000CALABASH BOOM hillside $ 229,000 LOVANGO CAY South shore from $ 250,000CONCORDIA from $ 295,000UPPER MONTE BAY/RENDEZVOUS from $ 799,000SABA BAY hillside & WATERFRONT from $ 999,000 PETER BAY/NORTHSHORE from $ 1,500,000 WESTIN TIMESHARES from $ 500/weekONE MONTH FRACTIONALS from $ 54,000 HH-TW 10.28.2013 B.indd 1 10/25/13 11:24 AM St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds Fun for All at Just Play Day 2013 day of sports, USFSC founder Dean Doeling, at left bottom, hosted another outstanding community event.
St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds Students enjoyed football, soccer, tug of war and more at the annual free Just Play Day at Winston Wells Ball Field. More photos inside on page 23. Continued from Page 11Fifth Annual Just Play Day Draws Largest Crowd to Date