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St. John tradewinds newspaper
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Successor to The St. John Drum.

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ZoZos Reopens in Sugar Mill at Caneel BayPage 11 Westin Resort Kick Offs $35M Expansion New Villas To Be Completed by January 2015Page 5 St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Yelena Rogers Princesses, Butteries, Superheros and More Celebrate Halloween!From the youngest residents to the still young at heart, the St. John community came out in high style to celebrate Halloween on Thursday, October 31. While children overran Mongoose Junction in the afternoon, adults showed off their creativity and senses of humor at parties from Cruz Bay to Coral Bay in the evening. Happy Halloween!! See additional photos on pages 12, 23 and 24November 4-10, 2013 Copyright 2013 Senate Okays Dolphin Exhibit at Coral World, Prompting Outrage Among Some ResidentsPage 3

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St. John Tradewinds meeting of the 2013-2014 season on Tuesday, November 12, at 7 p.m. at the Bethany Moravian Church. New SJHS President Lonnie Willis will share a slide show and stories of her familys life on St. John, which began in 1975. The Willis familys story features adventures with a queen, a king, two dukes, cannons, pirates and ships, heroes, and hurricanes. All are welcome to attend. 2 St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 New SJHS President Lonnie Willis Sharing Family Photos at November 12 Meeting 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 (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 $90.00 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 Paddle Race Reschedule for Nov. 9Friends of V.I. National Park announced on Saturday that Paddle the Park has been postponed to Saturday, November 9, due to inclement weather. Friends sincerely regrets any inconvenience that this may have caused registered participants. On the positive side, it gives folks another chance to register. For any questions or additional infor Rain Forces Canellation of CBCC Annual Meeting, Potluck at Miss LucysNovember is the beginning of Coral Bay Community Councils membership year. Please consider becoming a member this year and supporting CBCC with participation in its numbers; which stands at 400 now! Annual dues are $50 a person, but any amount will be welcomed. Applications are on the website www.coralbaycommuniand Keep Me Posted. November 4, due to heavy rains predicted in the forecast. The group was still making alternative plans as of press time. Thanks to the fund raising in August done on St. John, a group of wounded veterans with the Team River Runner program will once again spend a week at the Cinnamon Bay Campgrounds for rest, relaxation and strengthening themselves with kayak trips. On Saturday, November 9, after a day kayak trip, the appetites and AARP Chapter get together to put on a BBQ featuring local dishes and drinks as well as the faithful stand-bys. these young men and women have given, said Beverly Biziewski, President St. John AARP Chapter #4777.AARP and American Legion Hosting BBQ for Team River Runner on Nov. 9 Gifft Hill School is proud to announce the 4th Annual Gifft Hill School Gives Back community service day on Friday, November 22. All students and faculty from preschool through 12th grade will take part in this event and give back to the community with service projects throughout the day, all over the island. For more information, to volunteer, or looking for help with a project at an organization, contact Meghan Duffy or Molly Murrill at 776-1730.GHS Gives Back Day Is November 22 St. John Tradewinds News Photo Courtesy of Lonnie Willis In one of the photos, SJHS President Lonnie Willis will share at her November 12 presentation, then-St. John Administrator Roy Sewer greets Queen Margrethe II of Denmark in 1976. The St. John Historical Society will join the Forstberg Commit tee of St. John-St. Thomas on Friday, November 29, for the annual walk to Fortsberg. Participants are asked to park near the V.I. National Park visitors center and meet at the entrance to the Cruz Bay Battery at 9:10 a.m. An orientation will then take place at the VINP visitors center. Those going by bus are asked to make a $25 cash contribution for adults, and $12 for children. Those going in their own vehicles are asked to make a $15 cash contribution. For more information, contact Dr. Gilbert Sprauve at 344-3556.Annual Fortsberg Hike Set for Nov. 29

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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds The V.I. Senate recently gave Coral World Ocean Park on St. Thomas the green-light to construct a controversial dolphin exhibit, sending the measure to Governor John deJongh for approval. The owners of Coral World, a marine attraction adjacent to Coki Beach on St. Thomas, requested an amendment to its current lease in order expand and use a roughly two-acre section of Water Bay to house between four and six dolphins. The owners, Trudie and Neil Prior, also requested a Major Coastal Zone Management Per mit which would allow them to begin construction of the dolphin exhibit. The request by Coral World was passed by the Committee of the Whole by a vote of 14 to 1 on Wednesday, October 23. Senator Clarence Payne was the sole dissenting vote on the measure, which on Economic Development and Planning, chaired by Senator Janette Millin Young. The Economic Development Committee approved the measure during what some residents called a not well advertised meeting on Monday, October 21. Due to the lack of advanced notice, the meeting drew only about a dozen residents opposed to the project, explained St. Thomas resident Fiona Stuart, who has been a vocal opponent of Coral Worlds dolphin exhibit plans. There were only about a dozen opponents of the project there due to the only advance notice of the meeting being in the Senate Agenda in the V.I. Daily News on Satur day and the fact that many people are still at work at 4 p.m., said Stuart. The usual agencies that are informed in advance of these types of meetings were not notinumber of their employees there, as always, as they knew about the meeting and can allow them to attend. Residents who did attend the meeting were initially unsure if they would be able to address the committee, Stuart added. Upon arrival we werent sure if they were going to allow any members of the public to testify, she said. Eventually Chairper son Janette Millin Young said that members of the public to testify. Stuart was one of those residents who was granted permission to testify in front of the Economic Development Committee and she urged the members to reconsider their support of the project. or expertise, but respect those who do, Stuart told the committee. Dolphinariums are opposed by the International Humane Society, the American Humane Society, Animal Welfare Institute, Whale and Dolphin Conservation and many more organizations in this country and around the world dedicated to the welfare of these intelligent marine mammals. Notable critics of dolphinariums include Jacques Cousteu and his son Jean Michel, Dame Dr. Jane Goodall and Dr. Sylvia Earle. Coral World management has alleged that the dolphin exhibit is necessary in order to entice tour ists to the island, according to a press release from the V.I. Legislature. Today we estimate that at least 14,000 cruise ship passengers per year effectively bypass St. Thomas, boarding ferries at the cruise ship dock to engage in the dolphin swim program in Tortola, Coral World president and general manager Trudie Prior was quoted in the release. Stuart reminded the committee members of Coral Worlds need for its sea lion exhibit, saying it would have to shut its doors if not approved, seven years ago. Let me remind you that seven years ago St. Thomas Sources headline was Coral World pinning its hopes for survival on sea lions, said Stuart. They said they would have to close if they didnt get the sea lions. Coral Worlds business plan for the sea lions didnt work. Our cruise ship passengers have limited time and budgets; if more of them visit Coral World will this perhaps take business away from other existing businesses such as the dive shops, boat tour operators, the kayak eco tours, the new zipline and Main Street, she said. Would we just be redistributing the existing tourist dollars? We see that St. Maarten is beating us in cruise ship spending and revenues, but they dont have a dolphinarium. Stuart also raised concerns over the quality of the water in Water Bay and questioned Coral Worlds plan to test for bacteria in the area themselves. I dont want Coral World to close but other avenues can be explored to expand their attractions rather than by the potential degradation of Water Bay and the exploitation of marine mam mals, said Stuart. Of supreme importance is the potential environmental impact of this proposed facility. Coral World states in their own EAR that the bay is highly impacted by runoff and discharge into the bay from the large water shed which primarily discharges through the Renaissance/Pelican Cove property. Coral Worlds own consultant veterinarian Dr Reiderson is quoted in the Journal of American Veterinary Medicine Association News of September 2004 as stating runoff contributes to the emergence of disease in marine mammals and human health is also threatened by runoff. St. John resident Anne Marie Porter objected to the measure because some things are more impor tant than money, she explained. For me, it is heart breaking that our U.S. Virgin Island community it is a way to increase revenues to the islands, said Porter More tourist dollars, is what you hear at all these hearings. To separate dolphins, who are highly intel ligent, sentient beings, from their families and natural environments tertainment is a shameful example to set for the children here. Before the dolphin exhibit becomes a reality, however, the measure must still be approved by Governor John deJongh and the Army Corps of Engineers, which will also review the permit and consult with federal environmental agencies like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency. 2013 RAIN DATAat Trunk Bay(Courtesy of Rafe Boulon)MONTH: OCTOBER 20134.58 inchesAVERAGE OCTOBER 2013 6.05 InchesTOTAL Y-T-D38.45 InchesY-T-D AVERAGE37.60 Inches St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 3 Thursday, Nov. 7th Senate Okays Dolphin Exhibit at Coral World, Prompting Outrage from Some St. Thomas resident Fiona StuartINDEXBusiness Directory ..............18 Church Directory .................16 Crime Stoppers ...................19 Cryptoquip ...........................16 Island Green Living .............11 Letters ............................14-15 Obituaries ......................16-17 On the Market .....................13 Police Log ...........................19 Rhythm and Views ................9

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4 St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 2013 celebration with st johns best restaurants & caterers!COOL OUT AND ENJOY AIR CONDITIONED BALLROOMS AT THE WESTIN RESORT NOVEMBER 23, 2013tickets: Connections (Coral Bay & Cruz Bay) 6:00 PM 11:00 PM WINE RECEPTION AND FLAVORS TASTING SILENT AUCTION PEOPLES VOTE DANCING LIVE MUSIC BY COOL SESSION BRASSAll proceeds benefit The Rotary Scholarship Fund and other community projects, your donation is tax deductible.A ROTARY CLUB OF ST. JOHN CHARITY EVENT 2013$75 DONATION $100 DONATION $110 DONATION By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Mark those calendars now for one of the most hotly anticipated nights of the year; the annual Rotary Club fundraiser Flavors on Saturday night, November 23, at the Westin Resort and Villas from 6 to 11 p.m. The night will feature some of the best chefs and bartenders on St. John going head to head in friendly competition to take home the title of Best Appetizer, Best Entree, Best Dessert and Best Mixology. est fare on the island, all under one roof at the Westin, Flavors attendees will also have the opportunity to sip vintages from around the world. West Indies Company will feature wines from Spain and Chile, while Bellows International will feature wines from France. Prestige Wine Group will be pouring wines from France and California, Glazers Premier Wines & Spirits will feature wines from Australia and New Zealand and AB Cellars will offer wines from Italy. Finally, Dionysus Wine Distributors will feature wines from South Africa. The night is a fundraiser for Rotarys scholarship, which is awarded annually to a St. John student pursuing a degree of higher education. Funds also go to support Rotarys other community projects like the annual Childrens Carnival during St. John Festival. The events live entertainment, Cool Session Brass, is sure to keep attendees on their feet. The night will also feature an exciting silent auction. Attendees will have the chance to bid on items ranging jewelry, hotels stays, boat trips and more. Tickets are available at Connections, Chelsea Drug Store, St. John Hardware and Trevors Activity Center in Mongoose Junction. Tickets are $100 in advance and $110 at the door. Hospitality employees with valid health cards will enjoy a discounted ticket price of $75. For more information call Bruce Munro at 776-6674 or email munrosvi@gmail. com.Enjoy Wines from Around the Globe at Flavors Fundraiser Nov. 23 Free Entrance To V.I. National Park Facilities During Veterans WeekendSt. John Tradewinds The National Park Service will honor all military veterans with special events and free entrance to all 401 national parks for everyone during the Veterans Day weekend, November 9 through 11. Every national park tells a part of the American story, and many of the parks have a direct connection to those who have served in the military through the years, said National Park Ser vice Director Jonathan Jarvis. I invite everyone to come to a national park to commemorate Veterans Day, whether it is to learn more about those who have given so much to defend our freedoms or to simply enjoy the beauty and majesty of the land they fought to protect. Hallowed places such as Saratoga, Fort McHenry, Vicksburg and the USS Arizona Memorial are among the 94 National military-related historic sites that commemorate the service and national parks preserve American icons like the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore and the Liberty Bell which have inspired generations of troops. I have been very proud to serve my country as a Marine and now again for the National Park Service, said Dan Hottle, a combat veteran who is one of thousands of veterans who work for the National Park Service. Our parks bring out the very best in people from all walks of life, coming together to preserve our most valuable resources for our future generations. The National Park Service also provides active duty members of the military and their dependents with an annual national park pass, an $80 value, at no charge. Permanently disabled veterans can receive a free lifetime pass to all parks. The passes provides entrance to all national parks, national wildlife refuges, national forests, and many other Federal lands; more than 2,000 in all. The passes can be acquired at any national park that charges an entrance fee. Information about passes.htm A full list of all National Park Service events can be found at

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St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 5 R&I PA T TONgoldsmithing Westin Kicks Off $35 Million Expansion; New Villas To Be Completed by Jan. 2015St. John Tradewinds News Graphics Courtesy of Starwood Resorts Artist renderings show the planned upgrades to the Westin Resort main pool, above, and brand new Beach Cafe, at left. SUPER SALE! Everything is 1/2 OFF! SHOES, ACCESSORIES JEWELRY, GIFTS MENS & LADIES CLOTHING SWIMWEAREVERYTHING! 3 DAYS ONLY!Friday, Saturday, SundayNov. 8, 9, 10 DONT MISS THIS!Mongoose Junction St. John Tradewinds Starwood Vacation Ownership, a division of Star wood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, and The Westin Resort and Villas last week announced a $35 million renovation project including the launch of luxury Coral Vista Villas and enhancements to the resorts guestrooms, dining facilities, meetings space, pool area and more. The Westin St. John Resort & Villas is one of the most successful resorts in the Caribbean, said Steve tion Ownership. As the resort and the on-site vacation ownership continue to play a pivotal role in St Johns expansive tourism market, we are thrilled to enhance our presence and commitment to the island. Starwood Vacation Ownership will expand at The Westin St. John Resort and Villas with the conversion of 79 guestrooms into 54 luxury vacation ownership villas. The new project overlooking Great Cruz Bay will introduce 30 two-bedroom villas, six two-bedroom lofts, and 18 studio villas commencing December 1, 2013 with expected occupancy beginning in January 2015. Upon completion, a total of 200 villas will grace the resorts lush Caribbean landscape. Additionally, the resort will further its commitment to leisure travelers, groups, and weddings with renovations to the quarter-acre swimming pool, meetings center, dockside check-in, spa, Westin airport lounge and dining facilities. The resorts commitment to sustainability will also be maximized with the planned installation of solar panels throughout the property. With the guest experience at the forefront, the renovations will follow a rolling timeline to ensure that travelers receive the same level of comfort while the resort continues to update the infrastructure and exterior. These renovations will add to the resorts 96 guestrooms that are currently being refreshed, thus further elevating the ultimate Caribbean retreat. The Westin St. John Resort & Villas will raise the standard of this premier resort with stylish and contemporary accommodations, unique amenities and a world-class guest experience, said Governor John deJongh. These efforts will ensure that The Westin St. John Resort and Villas continues to be one of the top destinations of choice for business and leisure travelers. With eight Westin-branded vacation ownership resorts, Starwood Vacation Ownerships portfolio consists of The Westin St. John Resort and Villas, The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas & Spa, The Westin Riverfront Mountain Villas, The Westin Kierland Villas, The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas, The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas North, The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas and The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert. For more information visit www.starwoodhotels. com.

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6 St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 St. John Tradewinds News Photo Interim Head of School Beth Knight, Luca del Olmo, Maia Ginther, Kaitlyn Cummings, Alex Raymond, Monique Edward, Lena Crum, Alex Ray, NHS Faculty Advisor Mary ber O pen 7 Ni ghts a Week open 6 days closed sundays693.7755 o r w w w .la t apas tjoh n.c o m PO BOX 429, ST. JOHN, VI 774-1625 ACROSS FROM LIBRARY U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 501 (3) c NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION Violet is about 2 years old and is a Lab/Sheppard mix. She came in with two other dogs who both found homes. Violet is not good around female dogs but has potential to be with a male dog. She is very friendly towards people and is very outgoing and playful. St. John Tradewinds Gifft Hill School students were inducted into the prestigious National Honors Society. GHS Interim Head of School Beth Knight, along with NHS Faculty Advisor Mary Willen and members Luca del Olmo and Alex Ray led the ceremony outside of the schools Upper Campus. NHS, which dates to 1921, is the countrys premier organization which recognizes outstanding high school and middle school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS and NJHS serve to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character, according to the website www.nhs.us. Today, it is estimated that more than one million students participate in activities of the NHS and NJHS. NHS and NJHS chapters are found in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, many U.S. Territories, and Canada. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service, according to the website. Inducted into GHS NHS last week were Maia Ginther, Kaitlyn Cummings, Alex Raymond, Monique Edward and Lena Crum.Five GHS Students Inducted Into National Honors Society St. John Tradewinds News Photo Ginther, Kaitlyn Cummings, Alex Raymond, Monique Edward and Lena Crum

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By Dr. Elaine Campbell Special to St. John Tradewinds The St. John Animal Care Center shelter on the library road in Cruz Bay has recently been celebrating the Harvest Season, including Halloween. Teenage Intern Carmen Coffer industriously decorated the shelter both indoors and out with giant spider legs, ghosts, pumpkins and seasonal pictures. There was a treasure trove of sweet treats for Halloween visitors. In addition, there is a treasure trove of baby kittens who have just arrived at the shelter. Ranging in age from four to seven weeks, the little boy and girl kitties represent several litters. One litter of four tiny kittens is still too young for shots and adoption, but there are 13 (a lucky number) more now old enough to be adopted into loving homes. Loving is the operative word. It would be impossible not to love these newcomers who represent all the colors in the kitten repertory: black, gray, white, spotted and striped. They all will be needing loving homes soon. Not to be forgotten among this embarrassment of riches are the 30 faithful adult cats, some of whom have waited for a forever home for over a year or two. In contrast, there are currently only 15 dogs in residence so the spotlight is on the feline population. There has never been such a fabulous selection of cats and kittens from which to choose a lifelong companion, according to Shelter Manager Ryan Moore. Even though our homeless cat program has been successful, we are still getting kittens in, said Moore. For tunately, they are all healthy. Most are brought in by Good Samaritans and some are caught in our traps. The babies are housed in large, spacious cages with litter mates cuddled together for companionship. Val Donahue is the shelters kitty specialist. Donahue has worked as a volunteer at the shelter for several years and has always made keeping the cat cages immaculately clean her primary task. Now Donahue has become a formal member of the shelter staff, entitled to wear the ACC T-shirt marked STAFF on the back. She has joined the staff just in time to care for the little newcomers. The shelter could use a few special supplies to help care for the youngsters, Moore added. We need lots of kitten chow, he said. Kitten chow is small-sized dry kibble that most pet supply companies stock. Please bring donated kitten food to the shelter, which is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Feel free to ask to visit the babies, who are housed in a separate area to protect them from germs. You may end up losing your heart to a very small creature who will always mark 2013 as a special year in your life.St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 7 Kittens Rule at St. John Animal Care CenterSt. John Tradewinds News Photos by Yelena Rogers Cute, cuddly kitties are waiting at the St. John Animal Care Center to be adopted. 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 the announce ment of the 2013-2014 Green Thursdays schedule.Stay tuned! Now at the Depot:Interior & exterior lighting xtures Hundreds to choose from! 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: islandsolarvi@gmail.com We are anAuthorizedV.I.EnergyDealer& Grid-Tie Systems as low as $3.50 per watt and Nohidden SAY NO TO W APA

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8 St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 crane ROBERT CRANEARCHITECT, A.I.A.P .O. BOX 370 CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN U.S.V.I. 00831(340) 776-6356 www.stjohnweddingplanner.com www.katilady.com 340-693-8500 Wedding Consulting Travel Coordination Accommodations KatiLady since 1997 Open TuesdaySunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tel: 693-5579Beautifying Americas ParadiseHUGE DISCOUNTon volume sales Happy Holidays! St. John Tradewinds St. John Racquet Club sponsored a V.I. Tennis Association Junior Tennis Tournament at the Cruz Bay courts the weekend of October 25 and the results are in for the younger participants. The tournament was designed to take place in two parts. Players 8 years old and under, as well as those who are 10 years old and under, played the weekend of October 25, 26, and 27 using the Quick Start format. The 8 and unders used mininets, shortened courts, red low points scoring. The 10 and under players used the regular net, shortened court, orange low pressure balls and two out of three sets to four game scoring. The tournament this year was held in honor of Dr. Gilbert Sprauve, who has been an avid tennis player and advocate for the game of tennis for years. He would always assist the juniors whenever possible with line-calling, scoring, providing transportation to tournaments or just watching them play and encouraging their efforts. Dr. one of the matches during the tournament, which drew 26 juniors. All entrants played a round robin draw in their age group and were able to experience the thrill of competition as well as the agony of defeat. Nov. 1, 2 and 3, was set to see the juniors 12 and under to 18 and under in action. If play was able to happen despite the rain, see next weeks St. John Tradewinds for those results, which should be equally as exciting. St. John Tradewinds Gifft Hill School is proud to announce the 4th Annual Gifft Hill School Gives Back community service day on Friday, November 22. All students and faculty from preschool through 12th grade will take part in this event and give back to the community with service projects throughout the day, all over the island. For more information, to volunteer, or looking for help with a project at an organization, contact Meghan Duffy or Molly Murrill at 7761730.GHS Gives Back Day Is November 22St. John Tradewinds IQ Events Group presents Oneness a Gospel Explosion bringing together unity n the Virgin Islands with a Performance by sixtime Grammy Award Winner Marvin Sapp on Friday, November 8, at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas at 8 p.m. Sapp is known for gospel hits like Never Would Have Made It, The Best In Me, Here I Am, Dont Count Me Out and many more inspirational favorites. Special guest performances by the Princess of Gospel Joy J, Jai Kingston, Derek Tavernier, Salvation Soundz and more. Tickets are $35 for general admission and $25 for students. Tickets are available online at onenessgospelvi.eventbrite.com or on St. John at Connections. Email onenessgospelinfo@gmail.com for more information.Oneness Gospel Concert Featuring Marvin Sapp Set for November 8Girls 8 and Under: Malena del Olmo Winner Victoria Hotze Finalist Cienna Clendinen Third Place Katherine Majette Fourth Place Boys 8 and Under: Kaden Hughes Winner Wajari Powell Finalist Eleto Skahill Third Place Kai Seally Fourth Place Girls 10 and Under: Gabrielle Boschulte Winner JNya Challenger Finalist Lily de Leon Third Place Diara Parsons Fourth Place Boys 10 and Under: Brad Robinson Winner Kaden Hughes Finalist Xavier Richardson Third Place Eion Roberts Fourth Place Turkey Day 5K Set for November 28The St. John Landsharks will be hosting their annual Turkey Day 5K on Thanksgiving morning, November 28. What better way to work up an appetite before a big than by participating in a fun and challenging 5K run that very morning? The run is as challenging as it is beautiful. The course is a mix of road and trail running and spans from Annaberg out toward the Francis Bay walking trail, then back through the Annaberg Ruins Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Annaberg parking lot and the race begins at 8 a.m. Although not required, donations would be greatly appreciated in the form of a canned or non-perishable food item. These will be collected and donated to a local charity. For more details go to www.stjohnlandsharks.com or email louise@surfbvi.com. St. John Racquet Club Junior T ennis T ournament Results

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St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 9 St. John Tradewinds Griotlife Films, in collaboration with Virgin Islands Humanities Council, National Endowment for documentary highlighting Unsung Sheroes in the Vir gin Islands. An Unsung Shero is a lesser-known contributor to society. Their names cannot be found in history books or on the plaques of walls. They are women who work tirelessly without recognition and their work really makes a difference in peoples lives, so much so that lives are changed. Currently, Griotlife Films is accepting essay submissions identifying candidates who have made sighealth, politics, education or community service. Candidates will be selected from throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands and can be past or present, living or ancestral. To nominate a person, write an essay between 200 and 300 words which address Why do you feel this person should be selected and how have ity, politics, health or community service? The submission deadline has been extended to December 13. Send essays to unsungsheroesvi@gmail. com or mail to Unsung Sheroes VI, P.O. Box 9340, St. Thomas, VI, 00801. For more information call (340) 626-2658. St. John Tradewinds This generation of children seems to grow more and more dependent upon the use of technology and social media each day. Its used for everyday things like studying, learn ing, and communication. From what Ive seen, Facebook is the most common outlet for communication that my generation, and those younger than me, use. Other outlets include text messaging, talking on the phone and (quite possibly in dead last) face-to-face communication. Ill admit that I use Facebook on a daily basis. Its the one place where I can connect to all my friends and family in the states and in the Virgin Islands in a simple and easy to use way. I often use Facebook to collaborate with my classforting to be able to take pictures of the parts of our homework that we dont understand, and to send them to a friend through Facebook so they can explain where we went wrong. Other people like to use Facebook to make announcements for school events, post homework pages (not the answers!) that a person may have missed if they were absent, invite people to parties theyre throwing, or to simply say hello. Many people forget all the good ways that Facebook can help the youth. They only seem to notice the negative situations. Im talking about those people we all know who like to use Facebook as a diary or a line to air their dirty laundry. Many people take the phrase Whats on your mind? a bit too literally. These people will post entire paragraphs listing names and how they completely ruined their day or betrayed them. Its totally unnecessary. people you need to go directly talk to them. While it is always best to talk face-to-face, it can also be done through private messaging on Facebook. I cannot emphasize enough how risky it is to handle your problems through Facebook. I consider it an option only because confrontations can be terrifying. The more comfortable the people involved are, the more likely theyll speak the truth. Some people work out thoughts and reasons better when they are typing. I must caution that some people are more inclined to lie while in front of a computer as well. Its a gamble whose results depend on what kind of person youre confronting. Bad mouthing others in your Facebook statuses does nothing but make you look bad to your friends, family, and even future employers. This can be taken as a sign of cowardice. People can think that you were too scared to talk to the per son, so you decided to tell Facebook about it instead. things your future employers are sure to look at. Youd be surprised how many people have lost jobs due to their actions on Facebook. Everyone should try their hardest to hold their to their problems on Facebook. Its up to those who are old enough to make their own decisions to be smart and put the laptop down when theyre upset. Instead of writing it on Facebook, think it through, count to 10, write it down, take a nap, or even focus on something else. There are so many options; dont choose to go to Facebook about it. Its up to parents to teach their children to make smart choices while online as well. Parental guidance can prevent this generation and younger generations from making regrettable online mistakes. Its really about being careful with how you show yourself online and what you write, because you never know who might be reading. Rhythm & ViewsAn outlook on young adult and student interests and concerns by Raven Phillips-Love A Users Guide To Facebook 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 Happy Holidays! Unsung Sheroes Project 2014 Deadline Extented

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10 St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 Versatile and Nutritous Eggsby Mares CraneContinued on Page 18 ROASTED EGGPLANT CHEESECAKE This is an ode to Craig and Sallys award winning restaurant with absolutely delicious food, which was on St. Thomas. This is their recipe. It makes a fabulous appetizer. The only thing I slightly changed was I lessened the amount of garlic to others taste buds. 1 large eggplant 2 Tbsp olive oil 12 garlic cloves 1 tsp dried thyme 1 Cup canned tomatoes 1/4 tsp each of salt and pepper 48-oz cream cheese (6 packets) 4 eggs 1/2 Cup pinenuts 1 Cup homemade breadcrumbs 2 Tbsp butter For cream sauce 1 Cup heavy cream 1/4 Cup grated Parmesan 1/4 Cup fresh basil leaves cut into ribbons salt and pepper to taste Oil and bake the eggplant and garlic cloves until soft, about 20 minutes at 350-degrees. Scoop out the pulp and puree in a food processor along with a 1/4 of the eggplant skin, 10 cloves of garlic, thyme, toma toes and salt and pepper. Empty processor and set mixture aside. Pulse the cream cheese in the processor, adding eggs one at a time until smooth. Add the eggplant mixture and whip until blended. You may have to divide this step making half at a time, then combining in a large bowl. For the crust toast the pinenuts. Crush pinenuts, breadcrumbs, one garlic clove and softened butter in a food processor to make a graham cracker-like crust. Place in a 10-inch springform pan. Add the eggplant/cheese mixture to the pan and bake for one hour at 350-degrees, turning the pan around 180 degrees half way through the baking process. For the cream sauce, reduce the cream by half in a pan. Whisk in Par mesan and salt and pepper to taste. Add some pureed garlic, if desired. Cut a slice of cheesecake, pour over some cream sauce and garnish with the basil. If anyone has a nut allergy that you are serving, just omit the pinenuts. SPINACH, SWEET POT A TO AND CHERRY T OMA TO FRITT A T A This is a really quick, simple supper dish. Like an omelette, feel free it even easier. 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 handfuls fresh baby spinach leaves 8 cherry tomatoes halved 1/2 sweet potato peeled and cut into small chunks 3 eggs beaten salt and pepper Preheat oven to 350-degrees. For the frittata, heat oil in a ovenproof frying pan and gently fry onion for three minutes, until softened. Add spinach, tomatoes and sweet potatoes and cook three to four minutes, until potato is almost tender. Pour in beaten eggs and season with salt and pepper. Cook for two to three minutes, until the egg begins to set around the edges. Transfer to oven for three to four minutes, until the egg is just set. Remove from oven, slide onto a plate and cut into wedges. Keep warm until ready to serve. Frittatas great served with a salsa verde: 1 handful fresh parsley, 1 handful fresh basil, 1 crushed garlic clove, 3 tbsp olive oil, 1/2 lemon zested. Place all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve a slice of frittata with a drizzle of salsa verde around the plate. St. John Tradewinds Eggs are so incredibly versatile and nutritious; from just a simple soft boiled, baked, poached or fried to being at the heart of many recipes. The best way to store eggs is pointed end downwards and keep according to use by date. If the eggs have been separated, the whites can be frozen, and the yolks refrigerated for a few days with a little water and in your fridge.

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St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 11 FULL VETERINARY SER VICESCanines, 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 www.facebook.com/yelena.rogers.photographyYelena Rogers Photography PO Box 554, St. John, VI 00831 340-774-4027 603-401-4757 St. John Tradewinds Nowadays, we all know that it is no-no to just dump old motor oil in the trash, in a hole in the ground, or into the ocean. Used motor oil contains more than just the oil that went into your engine. Metal particles from the motor are in there, and possibly gas and engine coolant also. All of these products are very harmful to the environment and have long-lasting effects. Old oil is a toxic waste product and should be disposed of properly. There are facilities at the Waste Transfer Station that will accept used oil, or check with your mechanic to see if they will accept it. It makes good sense for businesses to be environmentally friendly, and many auto repair shops now recycle their old oil. Caravan Auto has just started to recycle old engine coolant as well. Pretty cool, aye? Engine coolant is also a problem for our environment. First of all, it is toxic to animals, who are attracted to the sweet taste. One leaky radiator can kill someones pet. Second, coolant dumped on the ground leaches out and pollutes our groundwater. Then when a big rain comes, it washes out into the ocean and kills our beautiful corals and marine life. Like used engine oil, old coolant can also carry many nasty byproducts. If you drive, keep your vehicle maintained roads after a rain sometime and you will notice lots of shiny rainbow splotches. That is oil and other contaminants heading into our water table, on their way to the ocean. Even minor leaks add up when many cars have one. We all know about tire recycling. Every time you buy a new tire here in the Virgin Islands, you have to pay to dispose of the old tire. That is so the tire can be shredded into small pieces and then recycled. Old tires never go away unless they are shredded. Tires that are not disposed of properly collect rainwater and make nice mosquito breeding areas; can you say dengue? Lets try and keep our islands as beautiful as possible. Remember the 3 Rs reduce, reuse and recycle! For a greener tomorrow. Dan Boyd of Island Solar is a Virgin Islands formation call Boyd on his cell phone at 340626-9685 or by email at islandsolarvi@gmail. com.I G L by Lovango Cay resident Dan Boyd Recycle Motor Oil, Engine Coolant and Old Tires ZoZos at the Sugar Mill Opens at Caneel Bay ResortBy Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds ZoZos at the Sugar Mill thrilled early diners last week two days ahead of opening its new doors at the newly independent Caneel Bay Resort. The popular St. John modern Italian restaurant closed up shop at its former location at Gallows Point Resort in late July when owner John Ferrigno announced plans for the eatery to relocate to the luxury resort Caneel Bay. The restaurant, now called ZoZos at the Sugar Mill, took over the former location of the Equator Restaurant on Caneels property. Ferrigno, Executive Chef Michael Fortino and staff hosted a crowd of eager diners at a friends and family dinner on Wednesday, October 30, and on Friday, November 1. Early reviews were raves for both Fortinos beloved dishes still available and his new creations found on the revisited menu (see next weeks St. John Tradewinds for full story on the new menu and additional photos) and word seems to be spreading fast. ZoZos at the Sugar Mill is open nightly at 5 p.m. for cocktails and begins seating for sunset at 5:30 p.m. The restaurant offers complimentary valet for guests driving to the property and can arrange use of the Caneel Bay ferry dock for diners coming from St. Thomas. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made either by calling (340) 693-9200 or emailing john@zozos.net. Buon Appetito! vintage.

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12 St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 From Daft Punk to Break Bad, costumed revelers strutted their stuff at Cruz Bay costume parties on Thursday evening, October 31. St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Yelena RogersCruz Bay Goes Ghostly for Halloween St. John Tradewinds Senate President Shawn-Michael Malone honored the memory and legacy of David Hamilton Jackson as the territory observed Liberty Day November 1. As we remember the life and times of this outstanding Virgin Islander we give thanks for his tireless efforts to advance the self determi nation and the cause of human rights throughout the Danish West Indies and later the Virgin Islands, said Malone. At the time of his birth on St. Croix in 1884, the Territory was under the rule of Danish West Indies. ties and workers rights on the islands. He petitioned for freedom of the press, was involved in the territorys labor movement, and, when the Danish West Indies became the U.S. Virgin Islands in 1917, he lobbied for citizenship for islanders, he said. Jackson worked as an educator and a bookkeeper before becoming involved in the politics of the Danish West Indies. He traveled to Denmark and successfully petitioned for the repeal of a 1779 law which prohibited independent newspapers and enforced strict censorship on all publica newspaper, The Herald. The date of this event, November 1, is celebrated as an annual public holiday known as Liberty Day, D. Hamilton Jackson Day, or Bull and Bread Day in the U.S. Virgin Islands. in the Danish West Indies in 1913. He lobbied for the transfer of the islands from Danish control to American control, and after the sale of the islands to the United States in 1917, he led a movement to demand U.S. citizenship for residents of the territory. A housing project and park in Christiansted are named in his honor. It is with great pride that I salute the many achievements of Mr. Jackson; one of our most illustrious and forward thinking citizens, Malone said.D. Hamilton Jackson Honored

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St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 13 Enjoy Tranquil Island Life at Adventure VillaBy Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Enjoy the peace and tranquility of tropical living from one of the spacious decks at Adventure Villa which boasts views of the quaint Coral Bay harbor as well as the Caribbean Sea. A four bedroom, three bathroom Estate Carolina home designed by well known island architect Glen Speer, Adventure Villa is for sale for $775,000 explained Islandia Real Estate broker associate Jane Kelly. Nestled on more than a half-acre of land in Estate Upper Carolina, Adventure Villa is located close to the funky shops and restaurants of Coral Bay, yet feels a world away from it all. Adventure Villa is located on the Coral Bay side of the island with views of the Caribbean Sea and Coral Bay harbor, said Kelly. The home is perched on 0.82 acres of lush land on one of the most private lots in Upper Carolina. The home, which incorporates Costa Rican Mahogany and Cypress wood as well as native stonework, features a two-bedroom main house, separate guest quarters and a stand-alone guest cottage with its own kitchen. This four bedroom villa offers you the enveloping charm of a cottage yet its spacious living quarters affords you a master bedroom in the main house, a loft accessed from the open living area/ great room, separate guest quarters through the lower french doors, and a guest house with its own kitchen, Kelly said. With two levels of decks at Adventure Villa, star gazing might just become your favorite hobby, Kelly added. One of the best features of Adventure Villa is the fabulous deck space, said the Islandia Real Estate sales associate. Enjoy evenings star gazing and dining al fresco on the upper deck, which is conveniently accessed from your great room/kitchen area. There is also a lounge area you can access directly from your master bedroom. spacious great room with towering cathedral ceilings and jaw-dropping views of Coral Bay. The master bedroom features an expansive en suite bath with a beautiful native stone shower. The second bedroom is located upstairs from the great room in an airy loft space which also includes a cozy library area. St. John Tradewinds News Photos GET IN YOUR CUSTOMERS FACE ADVERTISE ON... WhatToDo-VI.com ISLANDTREASUREMAPS@GMAIL.COM www.SkinnyLegs.comBe here even when you are thereCoral Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands 340-779-4982 Follow us on facebook One of the two kitchens at Adventure Villa is located off the open plan great room area and boasts large windows and hard wood cabinetry. A third bedroom is located on entrance through classic double French doors, offers guests plenty of privacy, Kelly explained. The lower deck has your very private spa area that is just steps from the french doors leading to your guest suite, she said. A separate guest house could also function as a caretakers residence, Kelly added. The guest house, which could easily be a caretakers cottage, offers its own secluded indoor and outdoor area as well as its own kitchen, said the Islandia Real Estate sales associate. With a paved driveway and lots of lush garden space, Adventure Villa offers plenty of opportunity. The owner kept a large vegetable garden that is primed to be with lovely water views, said Kelly. The paved drive leading to the villa will excite you to what lays beyond. For more information on Adventure Villa call Kelly at Islandia Real Estate at (340) 776-6666 or on her cell phone at (941) 5445855.

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14 St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 Crossword Answers Puzzle on Page 20 NEXT DEADLINE: THURSDA Y, NOV. 7th2012Homicides: 1 Shootings: 1 Stabbings: 0 1st Degree Burglaries: 3 3rd Degree Burglaries: 40 Rapes: 1 2013-TO-DATEHomicides: 0 Shootings: 0 Stabbings: 0 1st Degree Burglaries: 1 Grand Larcenies: 61 Rapes: 1 Letter To St. John TradewindsDear Governor, I am writing you to ask you to reject the bill for the Dolphin aquarium to be located at Coral World on St. Thomas. I realize you have listened to and responded to many different opinions on the matter, but it imperative that you reconsider. For some time, I have been sending guests to your island which include magazine photographers (my enthusiasts, conservationist, celebrities, real estate investors, and average tourists. They all return with a new appreciation for the beauty of the Virgin Islands. However, one thing they agree on is they will never go back should Coral World open this facility. Without being redundant and repeating all the reasons this is wrong, reasons I feel you already are aware of, I urge you to say no to any center that holds dolphins in captivity. One of your senators recently made a written comment that dolphins have the desire to be with humans and it is ok to exploit them for the Mr. Governor, it is not ok to exploit animals for this reason, and I feel that I can no longer promote your islands if this is the mentality of your representatives. I am not a huge activist. I am only a drop in the bucket of the population. However, I do share the sentiment of most people with ethics about the treatment and captivity of animals meant to swim a vast ocean and live in family pods, regardless of where they are but that does not necessarily mean we were meant to for another species. Another concern is that your islands cant seem to potential tourists look for is a safe place to take their families. A dolphin aquarium may be nice but if your daughter gets shot in the head on the way to the aquarium, does it really matter? This is what keeps many tourists away from your islands. It isnt the fact that you dont have a swim with dolphins program. Its the fact that you highly increase your chances of being the victim of a crime by simply traveling to your islands. As the recent victim of a violent crime, this is the When I send people down there, I also tell them, do not go out at night with your equipment or any valuables. Concentrated efforts could be made to clean up the crime and corruption on the islands and the economic dollars would begin to replenish. But I promise you, a dolphins program is not the answer. To believe that tourists leave in droves for Tortola for dolphins is a misconception. They travel to Tortola for the beauty of the natural baths. Something touted to them in magazines worldwide for the beautiful boulders and cave-like baths. It is beauty they seek, not captive dolphins. I am collecting signatures on a petition that will ask people not to spend their money on St. Thomas and Coral World. I am a mainlander that would like to continue to support these beautiful islands but I can not consciously support this decision and protest it wholeheartedly. A more judicious approach might be to let us main landers increase your tourism without the need to actively promote slavery of any kind. Once again, I ask that you do not support this move. Sincerely, Elaine Dye Dear Governor John deJongh, Thank you for your time. I am writing in regard to the Dolphin project on St. Thomas. Governor, please do the right thing now and reject the dolphin prison proposed for St. Thomas. Knowing what we know today, any government who pushes dolphins in captivity for generating tourist dollars is both narrow minded and uninformed. To capture and imprison wild dolphins for our amusement here in the Caribbean is unquestionably lazy and cruel. Are you aware that dolphins are intel ligent in ways even humans cannot fully understand? They are born wild, live free and do not need us to survive. They are no more a suitable pet than you are. Dolphins are curious, social and intelligent mam mals. Why cant we appreciate and celebrate that, instead of imprisoning them? If its dollars the Tourism Board is after, why not take on a more humane approach, while boosting the local marine industry? Dolphin seminars, dolphin events, dolphin sight-seeing tours, and more could be developed. I can personally think of dozens of alter native, more suitable strategies for raising money. If we want island visitors to come for the dolphins, theres a big beautiful ocean out there, have at it! With the same relative investment, the USVI could embrace a more environmentally friendly and peace ful approach, one in which our residents, especially our youth, could be proud. Now is the time to stop a wrong. Please choose a wiser, more strategic approach to generating tourist dollars one that supports life, not enslaves it. Sir, I trust you will give this matter more thought and the critical attention it deserves. Please take a brief moment to learn about cetacean intelligence before you let such heinous treatment of Gods creatures happen on your watch (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Cetacean_intelligence). Thank you in advance for doing the right thing for the territory, its people and the dolphins. Jennifer Dale St. JohnAllowing Dolphin Exhibit Is Narrow Minded, Uninformed

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St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 15 Correction:The article End of an Era in the October 28 issue of St. John Tradewinds included incorrect information. St. John Rotary members will meet each Wednesday at 12 p.m. at Virgin Fire in Mongoose Junction. Letter To St. John Tradewinds Recently we have seen cases where people are being arrested and charged for various infractions related to the rape of minors. Some adults believe it is okay to have sexual rela tions with minors because they consented to it. They are wrong. The best way to avoid the possibility of committing a crime and being arrested is to refrain from having any relations with minors under the age of 18. Our young people need to realize that these encounters, which may seem innocent at the time, can lead to pregnancies, which in most instances changes their goals in life, and can also lead to various sexually transmitted diseases. Let us not forget, there are sexual predators in the Virgin Islands, and everywhere else in the world. They are not who you imagine them to be. They are a male or female you may know or trust, who seek out male or female minors, become their friends, tells them what they want to hear, all with a hidden agenda enced by the actions of the predator. Many think they are experiencing love or a genuine care for them. Make no mistake about it, this is a crime. When these cases eventually come to the atten tion of the law enforcement, the perpetrator can be arrested and faces up to 20 years in jail. Meanwhile the young girl, or boy, is left emotionally devastated on several different levels, which can affect them the rest of their lives. Parents, guardians and loved ones of minors, I urge you to talk to your daughters and sons. Make sure they understand the dangers of early sexual activity. Talk to your sons about the laws against engaging in sexual activity with underage females. If you know anyone in this situation, please make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers, or tell someone in authority, such as a teacher or a law enforcement Saving just one young person from this tragedy would make this all worthwhile. Saving all is our goal for the betterment of our future. Rodney Querrard VIPD Commissioner What does it take to help our islands seniors live the best lives they can? It all depends. People are different. Some are social, others are more solitary and it should not be surprising that those tendencies can last a lifetime. But for those seniors who congregate at the two senior centers on St. John, there have been lots of good days. Good times, good friendships and good food daily for lunch. The record shows that senior centers have been a good thing for many who began attending Nation-wide experts say one million seniors get active, get social and get fed at 11,400 senior centers, attending an average of one to three days a week. It has especially been good for those who have fewer means as they get older because those experts say attending senior programs provides a greater sense of wellbeing. They also get connected to programs and services geared for them. Everything from photo ID cards, But as many institutions are in this day and age, senior programs are changing. So are the people they serve. Greater longevity and consistent quality of life are delivering millions of Baby Boomers into the ranks of the aging. They are expected to work longer, enjoy more physical activity and seek continuing educa tion. Those who study trends among the aging also expect to see a growing disparity among seniors of differing income levels. There will also be a greater likelihood of facing challenges that come with aging. More people face some form of disability. Some care for parents in their eighties and nineties. Plugging into the local network of senior commu nities and senior services can help them all. Maintaining quality of life, promoting good health and reducing isolation are still key to helping seniors live their best lives. These are standards that affect everyone as they grow older, regardless of their walk of life. Support your local senior center. Help keep communities connected to those who paved their way. Judith Freeman-Shimel Executive Director St. Ursulas Multipurpose CenterHelping Our Senior Citizens Rape of Minors on the Rise in Territory

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16 St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 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 Divine Worship 10 a.m., except second Sundays start at 9 a.m., 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 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 Freshwater Church Sunday Service 10 a.m; Monday Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Thursday Womens Bible Study 9 a.m. Saturday Mens Bible Study 10 a.m. Follow us on Facebook for Locations or call (340) 514-6578 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. Bible Class on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. 777-6306 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 9:45 a.m. Sunday, 776-6332 Church Directory St. John Tradewinds June Bell Barlas, 80, died on September 12, 2013, at the age of 80. A memorial gathering will be hosted in her honor at the home of Rob and Mares Crane in Frank Bay on Saturday, November 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. Born June Catherine Bell on June 5, 1933, in Somerville, MA, her parents were Margaret Morgan Bell and Walter Bell. June was the second of three the United States. Her older brother, John Bell, was born in Glasgow, Scotland, where her parents were from. And later arrived her younger brother Alan Bell. June attended Wilmington High School in Wilmington, MA, and then Katherine Gibbs School for ing her studies in 1950, she went to work at New England Mutual Life Insurance Company. In 1952 she started work at Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she was surrounded by some of the brilliant minds that helped shape the current technological landscape that we live in today. June Bell married James Bar las in 1955. In 1956 June went to work at WGBH-FM-TV as the assistant to the Radio Station Manager. There she worked on the program guide and participated in interviews. One of the interviews that she was particularly proud of was with Frank Lloyd Wright. In 1958 June and Jim moved to Venezuela, where Jim worked for Mobil Oil and June started a daycare. In 1960 they moved back to the United States to Middleton, MA. June and Jim had two children, Andrew and Morgan Barlas. A few years later June and Jim divorced. June and the children moved to Bostons South End, which is now an upscale, expensive neighbor hood, but was then relatively dangerous. After some time and a few break-ins, June and the boys moved to Essex, MA, on the north shore of Massachusetts. They moved to a historic 1700s two-story house with a carriage house in the back. art gallery/studio where there were black, silver and goldsmith artifacts, pottery, paintings, sculptures (some quite large) and many more items. In 1966 June went to work at Astronautical Research, Inc. The company was designing an under water rescue vehicle that would connect to submarines that were in trouble. This was shortly after the submarine USS Thresher sank.June Barlas, far left, holding court at The Marketplace with Edmond Roberts, the late Bob Farmer and the late Sis Frank. ObituaryJune Bell Barlas, 80, Passes AwayContinued on Next Page

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St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 17 Beloved Dog and Kindness Teacher Miss Princess Passes at 13In 1968 June got into the professional fundraising business at Haney Associates in Concord, ect in San Juan, PR, and since June was pretty good in Spanish, she was asked to go. June packed up the kids and moved to Puerto Rico, living in a newly restored, threestory Spanish apartment in Old San Juan, with coworker Nancy Larson. After the project was over in the late summer of 1970, June and her coworkers took a trip to St. John. One of her coworkers, Susan Safer, was a Congressmans daughter and thus they were put up in the Trunk Bay house (at that time it was reserved for VIPs). The park guys took very good care of them; showing off the island, the nightlife, the sense of humor, and a general good time. June traveled back to Essex, MA, and after selling the house, moved to St. John on March 31, 1971. Shortly after arriving, she went to work as a secretary at the Julius E. Sprauve School summer session. After the summer, she went to work at the Environmental Studies Project (ESP) with Doris Jadan. Her title was secretary, but manuscripts, went on hikes with the children and organized seminars. Doris husband Ivan was a famous Russian tenor. June, Doris and Ivan became good friends, and enjoyed good times; lunches often included expensive champagne and caviar. June then ventured into the hospitality industry in 1973. Malvine Sewer leased her the building that was formerly called The Accommodation Inn. Now June was the proprietor of The Inn (what is currently the St. John Inn). With no hot water for the showers and much scrubbing, painting and new linens, the Inn was up and running. She bought a section of the very beautiful mahogany bar from the Grand Hotel in St. Thomas and hired a Trinidadian West Indian chef, Durga Prasad. The daily room rate was $12 tury plant was put up on the porch and white lights strung on it. After the holidays the Century plant was never taken down and it became a beacon; when the lights were on, the bar was open. Some of the buildings on the property were used for businesses. There was a head shop, a sandal maker, clothing store and June even and a teacher (June was the Head Master). June gave up The Inn in 1976 and went to work for Sis Frank for Holiday Homes and St. John Insurance. During this time her friend Pam Girard had a nightclub called Grungies and was ready to close the business. Pam asked June if she would be interested in taking over. On January 1, 1977 The Out came to life. Junes partner, Toni Oppenheimer (daughter of Physicist Robert Oppenheimer), gave The Out its name. She said that people say that they are going out. Thus June was the owner of The Inn and The Out. The Out was the rocking nightclub on the island. There was a band every Wednesday night. She picked Wednesday because she did not want to take away from other businesses. Wednesday night seems like a strange night for going out, but The Out was always hopping and packed to the gills, and many of the Cruz Bay residences had sleepless nights. The Out stood where the second part of Mongoose Junction is today. Junes girls: Kyle, Adrianne, Tracy and Laurie worked the bar (reinforcements were brought in on Wednesday nights). Kyle and Laurie took over the food side of the business and called it Eat Out. A few years passed; Star Wars, Saturday Night Fever, hundreds of band nights, and a whole lot of fun was had by all. People from all over the world descended on The Out. There were hippies, druggies, poets, rock stars, movie stars, all of St. John, St. Thomians, families with children, and just about anyone that made it to St. John, frequented. Forrest Fisher owned the Tradewinds Newspaper and was looking for someone to be handson involved with it, so he asked June if she would be part of the paper. Funny story: The newspaper was originally called The Drum. Forrest took over The Drum, and also had a boat business, where he rented small motor and sail boats out of the creek (next to the National Park Service dock). This boat business was called Tradewind Charters, and he changed the name of the newspaper to Tradewinds to boost advertising for his boat business. June continued to run The Out while working on the newspaper. After a while, the newspaper became more interesting to June and Forrest offered to sell it to her. Thus, in 1979 June Bell became the Publisher and Editor of Tradewinds Newspaper. She ran both businesses until 1981, when she closed The Out. June met Bill Shaw, the love of her life. Bill was a loud, gregarious, alcohol consuming poet that June sold the Tradewinds Newspaper in 1986 and moved to Five Islands, ME, with Bill. After about a year they bought a house in Lincolnville, ME. After a few domesticated years went by, June and Bill started to get antsy for a change of scenery. They set off to Haiku, Maui, where they lived in a converted bus. As the romance of bus living in the Maui rain forest subsided, they moved to Kula where they lived in the clouds (due to the altitude on the side of Haleakala Volcano). June and Bill became a big part of the Maui culture. They worked for the Maui Farmers Association. Bill also worked for a local newspaper and June started a daycare. After six years in Maui, Bill died, and June decided to move back to St. John. Her original thought was to open a bed and breakfast and she was looking With much encouragement from the community, June started the St. John Times Newspaper. The St. John Times was a community newspaper with more feature articles, more like a magazine than actual news. After about six years of The St. John Times Newspaper, June decided to retire and spend her time travelling and visiting old friends. Many people on St. John will remember her holding court at the Marketplace. St. John Tradewinds Miss Princess passed away on Friday, October 25, at the age of 13. Princess was the constant companion and furry soul mate of Bonny Corbeil of Coral Bay, St. John. Her greatest Joy was truck rides and teaching young people to be kind to animals. Miss Princess was originally and beautifully raised by Beatrice Dalmida. In her early years, she was hit by a car and nearly died, except for the generosity of the St. John Animal Care Center in assisting with surgery. Betty Gerhardt was then ACC President. Bonny, as an ACC Board Member, oversaw Miss Princess recuperation, fell in love with this dear soul and eventually adopted her. Thus began Princess role as Kindness Teacher for St. John. Princess and Bonny taught the importance of caring for pets at Guy Benjamin School, Julius E. Sprauve School and Gifft Hill School. The two also worked hard at all of the ACC fundraisers including Wagapooloza. Animals Fair Day at JESS where at least a dozen pet owners came out to share their love and proper care techniques of pets with St. John students. Princess and Bonny also wrote an ACC Column for the St. John Tradewinds called Paws for a Moment again teaching kindness and care to animals. This was Princess small way of paying back to the community that helped her in need. Princess lived a great life of joy and service and many St. John residents, both adults and children, knew and loved her. Although it was a sad day when she passed, Bonny is consoled knowing that Princess made a difference. Princess legacy lives on by the number of children who openly demonstrate their love of animals on St. John especially dogs when walking them, or ensuring they have water, food and daily love and companionship, said Bonny. Although I grieve for this best friend ever, my gratefulness in having her all of these years and the great joy and love she gave me outlasts and outshines my loss. Rest in Peace Miss Princess. Your animal spirit and heart did great work for St. John. Feel free to leave a donation to the ACC of St. John in Memory of Princess. June Bell Barlas, 80, Passes AwayContinued from Previous Page Miss Princess

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18 St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 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 340-779-4486A/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 Tunick & 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.comLandscapingAlfredos 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 00831Real 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. 340-642-0531Wedding ServicesWeddings by Katilday www.stjohnweddingplanner.com www.katilady.com 340-693-8500 Consulting, Travel Coordination, Accommodations St. John TradewindsBusiness Directory SALMON NICOISE This is an easy twist on the French classic nicoise with a scrumptious tangy homemade dressing. 2 Tbsp light olive oil 1 yellow pepper 8 cooked new potatoes 2 plum tomatoes 1/2 lb cooked green beans 1/4 chopped English cucumber 20 pitted olives 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 4 hard boiled eggs. Salt and pepper them and give them a squeeze of lemon juice. You can either grill them or place them in the oven until they are cooked to your desired doneness. Allow to cool and refrigerate. Rub the yellow pepper with a little oil and grill or roast until the skin is blistered. Place in a bowl and cover with clingwrap. Peel off skin and remove the seeds. Slice into 8 pieces and place in bowl. Slice tomatoes into 6 wedges and slice the potatoes if they are too big. Combine all veggies and toss with olive oil and parsley. Allow to come to room temperature. Dressing: 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 Tbsp Dijon mustard 4 tsp lemon juice 1 garlic clove crushed 3 drops Tabasco 1/2 Cup olive oil 1 egg yolk Combine all ingredients for dressing in a blender. To serve, mix all vegetables including cucumber and olives either on a plate or in a bowl. Top with salmon or break up salmon into large chunks and add to vegetables. Spoon over dressing and serve with a sprig of parsley. SPAGHETTI CARBONARA This is my favorite recipe and its deceptively simple. For those who remember Ellingtons at Gallows Point, they used to make a fantastic bowl of carbonara. This is total home comfort food after a days sailing. 1 lb spaghetti 1 Tbsp olive oil 8 slices bacon chopped 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove minced 1/4 Cup dry white wine (optional) 4 eggs 1/2 Cup grated Parmesan cheese salt and pepper to taste 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 2 Tbsp fresh grated Parmesan for garnish In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until al dente. Drain well and toss with 1 Tbsp olive oil and set aside. In a large skillet cook the bacon and drain on paper towel. Reserve 2 Tbsp of bacon fat and add the other Tbsp of olive oil. Add onion and cook until translucent. Add garlic and cook for one minute. Then add wine for another minute, if desired. Return bacon to pan and add spaghetti. Add more oil if sticky. Add beaten eggs and toss continuously until the eggs are barely set. Add 1/2 Cup Parmesan and parsley. Toss and serve immediately with Parmesan grated on top. You can also add a splash or two of heavy cream for little additional richness, just before adding the eggs. Serves eight. CREME BRULEE 6 egg yolks 6 Tbsp white sugar 1 vanilla pod 2 1/2 Cups heavy cream 2 Tbsp brown sugar Preheat oven to 300-degrees. Beat egg yolks and 4 Tbsp of sugar in a mixing bowl until thick and creamy. Heat the cream with the split vanilla pod until almost boiling. Strain and stir into egg mixture. Pour into a double boiler with simmering water underneath and stir until mixture lightly coats the back of a spoon. Immediately pour into a shallow heatproof dish. Bake in oven for 30 minutes. Cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight Preheat oven to broil. Combine the rest of the sugars, and place evenly over brulee. Set under broiler for 2 minutes, until sugar is browned. Be super careful not to burn the dish at this step. I tend not to walk away. Cool and refrigerate until custard berries or any other fruit as a base on the bottom of the brulee too. HOT RASPBERRY SOUFFLES This is always a crowd pleaser. 8 Servings 12 oz fresh raspberries or two containers 3 Tbsp sugar 2/3 Cup sugar 1/3 Cup cornstarch 6 large egg whites Preheat oven to 375-degrees. Butter 8 3/4-cup Puree raspberries with 3 Tbsp sugar and strain into heavy saucepan. Add cornstarch and whisk to blend. Whisk over medium heat mixture until boils and thickens, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and cool. Beat egg whites to soft peak stage and add 2/3 Cup sugar. Beat until stiff, but not dry. Whisk 1/3 of the egg whites into the raspberry mixture and then dishes. Bake until puffed and pale golden on top, about 15 minutes. Serve with ice cream and chocolate sauce if desired. Serves eight.Chefs Corner: Versatile and Nutritous EggsContinued from Page 10

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St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 19 St. John Tradewinds Crime has a cost that is ultimately paid by the law abiding citizens of the community through higher prices and higher taxes. Reducing that cost puts money back in your pockets. If you know something, say something, as law enforcement cannot control crime without your help. Even the smallest bit of information may be just what they need to solve these cases. St. John On October 16 at about 1 a.m., the owner of Island Blues in Coral Bay closed the business. When the business was reopened on October 25 at about 1 p.m., it was discovered that someone had burglarized the business and stolen a 42-inch black Samsung TV, a sound board, several bottles of liquor, and a WiFi router. Help police solve this crime by telling us what you know. St. Thomas On Wednesday, October 23, to a call from the manager of KMart in Lockhart Gardens who stated that two armed, masked males took an unknown amount through an emergency exit that leads to 10th street. Help police identify and arrest these robbers. St. Croix On Sunday, September 29, at about 6:45 p.m., 30-year-old Leodel Isles was shot and killed in the vicinity of a vacant parking lot across from Cane Bay beach. A witness gave a description of a light-skinned male with dreadlocks leaving the area on foot. Tell us what you know and help stop the violence that is taking the lives of our young men. Step up and be part of the solution. Continue to help make our community a safer place to live by submitting information on these or any other crimes at www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by texting USVI plus your message to CRIMES (274637). If your tip leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, illegal drugs, or weapons, you will receive a reward to be paid according to your instructions. You can also help by contributing to the Crime Stoppers reward fund. For details please go to our website and click on Support Us. Crime Stoppers U.S. Virgin IslandsFriday, October 25 2:16 a.m. A citizen c/r a drunken female creat ing a disturbance in the area of Cruz Bay. Police assistance. 10:13 a.m. A citizen c/r a male creating a disturbance in the area of Elaine I. Sprauve Library. Police assistance. 10:40 a.m. A citizen c/r his vehicles back glass was damaged by an unknown object from the road crew cutting the grass near the Westin Resort and Villas. 11:14 a.m. A citizen c/r her vehicles back glass was damaged by an unknown object while parked in the area of First Bank. Damage to vehicle. 2:50 p.m. A citizen p/r someone damaged the louvers of his rental property in Estate Enighed. Destruction of property. 3:40 p.m. A citizen p/r that he was assaulted in the area of Coral Bay. Simple assault. Saturday, October 26 7:05 p.m. A Guinea Grove resident c/r a disturbance with a male about a dog. Disturbance of the peace. Sunday, October 27 11:56 a.m. A citizen p/r that someone had cursed him and his girlfriend. Disturbance of the peace. 12:48 p.m. Postal Police c/r an alarm soundMonday, October 28 6:36 a.m. A citizen r/ an auto accident in the area of Centerline Road where two of his vehicles were damaged in a hit and run. Auto accident. 1:30 p.m. A citizen p/r that an unknown per son removed the spare tire off the vehicle he rented. Grand larceny. 6:33 p.m. A doctor at Myrah Keating Smith Community Health Center c/requesting police assistance. Police assistance. T uesday, October 29 1:03 a.m. An Estate Pastory resident c/r a disturbance with her brother. Disturbance of the peace, D.V. 2:45 a.m. A citizen p/r that she lost her wallet. Lost wallet. Thursday, October 31 No time given An Estate Contant resident r/ that her landlord removed items from her apart ment. Police assistance. 9:47 p.m. An Estate Peter Bay resident c/r that someone was on his property. Suspicious activity. LAND LINE: 911 CELLULAR: 340-776-9110 POLICE DEPT: 340-693-8880 / FIRE: 340-776-6333St. John Tradewinds The committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, chaired by Sen. Kenneth Gittens, convened at the Earl B. Ottley Legislative Hall to receive testimony on several bills including Bill No. 300018an act to reduce the penalties for the possession of small amounts session, distribution and manufacturing of marijuana from the class of crimes under which license revocation is mandatory upon conviction. The bill was ultimately held in committee for further consideration. It was sponsored by non committee member Senator Terrence Positive Nelson and proposes to reduce penalties for those charged with simple ceration. Naughton, a retired New York Police Department lieutenant and representative of the organization Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) explained that her position has changed over the years. We believed we were doing the right thing, she said. But we are now willing to admit, after looking at the evidence, that we were wrong prohibition has been a failure. V.I. Police Department Commissioner Rodney Querrard was against the bill. Do I think a person caught with a small mount of marijuana needs to go to jail, said Querrard. I say no, and they generally do not anyway. But if you pass legislation putting people on notice that the worst sale of harder drugs, encouraging others to enter the business, and other criminal activity to ensue, increasing their power. Nelson, as well as all other senators present, made it abundantly clear that they do not encourage the smoking of marijuana. Especially by young people, he said. Senators present included committee members Craig Barshinger, Judi Fricks-Buckley, Kenneth Gittens, Clarence Payne, Tregenza Roach, and Sammuel Sanes. Non committee member Nelson, was also present. Committee on Public Safety Hears Testimony on Bill To Reduce Penalties for Marijuana

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20 St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 St. John Tradewinds welcomes notices of community-orient 776-6496, e-mail editor@tradewinds.vi or fax 693-8885. ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS All meetings are now open. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 6 p.m. Nazareth Lutheran Church, Cruz Bay; Thursday 7 a.m. Nazareth Lutheran Church, Cruz Bay; Sunday 9:45 a.m., Hawksnest Bay Beach; Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 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, November 4 Members of the 30th Legislature will convene on November 4 to consider an agreement to help facilitate the sale Friday, November 8, and Saturday, November 9 The St. Thomas/St. John Chamber of Commerce 2013 Business Showcase will be on Friday, November 8, and Saturday, November 9, at the Mark Marin Center at Antilles School. Saturday, November 9 Friends of V.I. National Parks Paddle the Park has been postponed to Saturday, November 9, due to inclement weather. On Saturday, November 9, after a day kayak trip, the appetites of wounded warriors American Legion and AARP Chapter get together to put on a BBQ featuring local dishes and drinks. T uesday, November 12 The St. John Historical ing of the 2013-2014 season on Tuesday, November 12, at 7 p.m. at the Bethany Moravian Church. Friday, November 22 Gifft Hill School is proud to announce the 4th Annual Gifft Hill School Gives Back community service day on Friday, November 22. Thursday, November 28 The St. John Landsharks will be hosting their annual Turkey Day 5K on Thanksgiving morning, November 28. Friday, November 29 The St. John Historical Society will join the Forstberg Committee of St. John-St. Thomas on Friday, November 29, for the annual walk to Fortsberg. Participants are asked to park near the V.I. National Park visitors center and meet at the entrance to the Cruz Bay Battery at 9:10 a.m. An orientation will then take place at the VINP visitors center. Those going by bus are asked to make a $25 cash contribution for adults, and $12 for children. Those going in their own vehicles are asked to make a $15 cash contribution. For more infor mation, contact Dr. Gilbert Sprauve at 344-3556. Saturday, December 7 The CBCC is planning a Coral Bay Bizarre Bazaar, a large community outreach program and fundraising event on Saturday, December 7.BUGINFESTEDACROSS 1 Subject to quizzing Sussex? 33 Ho-hum grades 34 Insect enjoying a novel? 38 Tiny charged thing 39 Had life 40 Plains tent insects wed? 49 Bell sounds 51 Form a bloc 53 Use a couch 54 Use a bed 55 Fire-starting stones 58 Puppy bites 65 Insect with a shiner? 67 Low- graphics 69 Opposite of everybody (1958 hit song) package? 77 Baseballer Martinez 78 Chides 79 Cry to a matador wd. 81 Remove from a mailing 84 Oater bar 90 More sizable 95 Triple Crown town on Long Island 97 Chicago air hub 98 Iowa college 103 Martha of old comedy 106 Laugh half 107 Faith faction 110 for the long term to celebrities? DOWN 1 Bathing spot 3 Erie-to-Raleigh dir. 5 Guthrie of folk 6 Bar recyclables 7 Least tense 9 Slippery eel 11 USMC NCO 14 Urged (on) 15 Craving 17 Supermodel Schiffer 19 Increase 34 Mar. follower 37 Go to 39 Racecar driver Darrell 41 Previous to 44 Tahari of fashion 45 Chief 46 Icky stuff 47 Multination cooperation 54 Pride baby 55 See 57-Down 56 Lang of Smallville 60 Irking insect 63 Longtime soda brand 64 chard 65 Fearless 66 Give a lift to 69 Pro Bowl gp. 76 St. (resort near Rennes) 79 Bidding one 83 Bobby of the NHL 87 Fitting together 89 Italian explorer Vespucci 91 URL ending 93 Ending for ether or arbor 94 Crop loppers 96 Dweebs 101 Collge or universit 105 Martin 113 Hitter Ripken 115 Winter bug 116 Parseghian of football

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24 St. John Tradewinds, November 4-10, 2013 St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Yelena RogersMongoose Junction Hosts Trick-or-TreatingMongoose Junction was overrun with princesses, ghosts, goblins, superheroes