St. John tradewinds


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St. John tradewinds
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Saint John tradewinds
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St. John tradewinds newspaper
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Tradewinds Newspaper Inc.
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St. John, V.I
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United States Virgin Islands -- Saint John


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Description based on: vol. 3, no. 5, May 1979; title from caption.
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Successor to The St. John Drum.

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Reections on 35 Years of Gifft Hill SchoolPage 4IGBA Looks To Launch Island Glass RecyclingPage 5Food Matches View at ZoZos New LocationPage 9 Ice Cream and Coffee Shop Canella Opens at Caneel Pg. 12 Rotary Interact Building Next Generation of STJ LeadersPage 7 St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Bill Stelzer Dignitaries Dedicate New Pine Peace Basketball Court Governor John deJongh, center, and Lt. Gov. Greg Francis, third from right, are joined by cabinet members, St. John Administrator Leona Smith, Delegate to Congress Donna Christensen, donors and Pine Peace resident Mrs. Daisy Callwood, cutting ribbon to right of SEE FULL STORY AND ADDITIONAL PHOTOS ON P AGE 3 November 11-17, 2013 Copyright 2013 Three Years and Counting:Still No Progress on Centerline Road CollapsePage 2 Team River Runner Takes Wounded Vets on Kayak RidePage 6


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, Three Years and Counting: Still No Progress on Centerline Road Collapse EDITOR/PUBLISHER NEWS EDITOR COLUMNISTS & CONTRIBUTORS NEWSLINE ADVERTISING CIRCULATION MAILING ADDRE SS SUBSCRIPTIONS THIRD CLASS PERMIT COPYRIGHT 2013 TRADEWINDS PUBLISHING LLCThe Community Newspaper Since 1972 SJHS President Lonnie Willis Sharing Family Photos at Nov. 12 Meeting College Financial Aid Night Nov. 13 CAHS Class of 1984 Meeting Nov. 15 CBCC Annual Meeting and Potluck Now Set for November 18GHS Hosting Strategic Planning Workshop at Westin on November 16


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, Thursday, Nov. 14thContinued on Page 18Pine Peace Basketball Court Ofcially Open for PlayINDEXBusiness Directory ..............18 Church Directory .................16 Crime Stoppers ...................19 Cryptoquip ...........................16 Letters .................................14 On the Market .....................13 Police Log ...........................19 Wine Talk ............................17St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Bill Stelzer Daisy Callwood, above, lives next door to the Pine from the free-throw line, at left. Commissioner Stanley Smith, above with Charlie Palminteri, addresses the crowd gathered on the new covered bleachers, below.


St. John Tradewinds, 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 Refections on 35 Years of Gifft Hill SchoolBy Andy Rutnik St. John Tradewinds Continued on Page 24 St. John Tradewinds News Photos Courtesy of the Rutnik Family


St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, IGBA Looks To Launch Glass Recycling on St. John with Community AssistanceRight now, shipment of our waste to St. Thomas is paid for by the St. John Capital Improvement Fund, he said. That money should be going toward doing projects on St. John, not being used to haul trash. The more waste we can process on St. John, the more we can free up the fund for needed improvements on St. John. Venus and Crescent Moon Shine Over Love City Happy Holidays! St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Bill Stelzer The shining light of Venus joined the growing crescent moon, creating a beautiful


St. John Tradewinds, 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 Peaches is about 2 years old, and a Pit/Hound Mix. She is a very sweet dog can be a bit shy. Peaches is great with of potential to make a loving companion. TRR Brings Wounded Veterans for Week of Healing St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Jaime Elliott


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, Rotary Interact Is Building the Next Generation of St. John LeadersSt. John Tradewinds News Photo Courtesy of Helen Simon Open Sat. 8 a.m. to noon, Mon. & Thurs. 7:30 a.m. to noon, at Git Hill & Centerline, across from the Transfer StationNow at the Depot:Eight containers full of hardware, electrical, plumbing, house/garden/pool, furniture, doors, windows/glass, lighting xtures/fans, and much more!Help us purchase a glass crusher by donating at Island-Green-Building-Association Glass 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: We are anAuthorizedV.I.EnergyDealer& Grid-Tie Systems as low as $3.50 per watt and Nohidden SAY NO TO W APA


St. John Tradewinds, crane ROBERT CRANEARCHITECT, A.I.A.P .O. BOX 370 CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN U.S.V.I. 00831(340) 776-6356 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 GHS Gives Back Day Is November 22 Get Ready for Turkey Day 5K Nov. 28St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds Annual Fortsberg Hike Set for Nov. 29 St. John Tradewinds Friends of VINPs Online Auction Opens is WeekNovember 16Auction items in the Auction include a stunning emerald and diamond set crafted by renowned St. Goldsmithing, at right. St. John Tradewinds News Photo


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St. John Tradewinds, Canella Cafe at Caneel Serves Up Creamy Gelato and Intelligentsia Coffee By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Jaime Elliott


St. John Tradewinds, GOING ON VACATION?Canines, Cats & CrittersOur new location is 2.5 miles out of Cruz Bay on Centerline Road (next to Moses Laundromat) BOARDING GROOMING PET SUPPLIES tel: 693-7780 l email: k9 catscritters @yahoo .com Dont forget to plan for your pets vacation, too. Canines Cats and Critters Boarding Facility and Day CareCall 693-7780 for a reservation or tour today! Rogers Photography PO Box 554, St. John, VI 00831 340-774-4027 603-401-4757 By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds DeJongh Okays Capital Improvement Funds for Route 10 Road RepairsGovernor Also Approves Coral World Dolphin Exhibit St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime Elliott


St. John Tradewinds, Young Families Gather at Hawksnest BeachA group of young mothers and fathers, with their little ones in tow, gathered at quite a few people in attendance, the threat part in the photograph opportunity.St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Savannah Lotfus Photography St. John Tradewinds Maho Bay Clay Works at Pickles Kicks Off Classes This Month


St. John Tradewinds, Enjoy Sweeping Views from You Can See Forever Cottages on Bordeaux MountainBy Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds News Photos stand-alone cottage, at right, offers private guest quarters or income potential. GET IN YOUR CUSTOMERS FACE ADVERTISE ON... 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 STRONGHOUSE CONSTRUCTIONThe Concrete Specialist Excellence in quality work on schedule T: (340) 513-4538 (340) 777-7556 E:


St. John Tradewinds, Crossword Answers Puzzle on Page 20 NEXT DEADLINE: THURSDA Y, NOV 14th2012 2013-TO-DATE Letters To St. John Tradewinds Greg Miller Greg Miller Friday Night TV Ivan Butcher II Concerned Resident St. Croix St. John Tradewinds


St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, Picture a nice breezy day walking through rows upon rows of lush juicy pineapples, throwing back on laughs as you sit by a local food salon, eating tasty island treats while drinking a frozen island Committee of the Whole Discusses Plans for Private Park on St. John


St. John Tradewinds, Bahai Community of St. John Bethany Moravian Church Calvary Baptist Church Christian Ministry Christian Science Society Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Cruz Bay Baptist Church Emmaus Moravian Church Freshwater Church Jehovahs Witness Missionary Baptist Church Nazareth Lutheran Church Our Lady of Mount Carmel St. John Methodist Church Seventh Day Adventist St. John Pentecostal Church St. Ursulas Episcopal Church Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church Directory St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Bill Stelzer A lounge area, above, offers views of the nearby stone ruins, and a perch Food Matches the View at ZoZos New LocationContinued from Page 9


St. John Tradewinds, Ocean 362 Opens WednesdaySt. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds News Photo new island restaurant. St. John Tradewinds The Restaurant Experience Tourism Looking for NYC Spring Internship Applicants


St. John Tradewinds, AccommodationsCaribbean Villas & Resorts Island Getaways Suite St. John Villas/Condos A/C & Refrigeration ArchitectureCrane, Robert Architect, AIA BankingFirstbank Scotiabank #1 Mortgage Lender in the VI Green BuildingIsland Green Building Association InsurancePGU Insuracne Theodore Tunick & Company JewelryR&I PATTON goldsmithing LandscapingAlfredos Landscaping Coral Bay Garden Center Real EstateDebbie Hayes, GRI Holiday Homes of St. John Islandia Real Estate RestaurantsFish Trap Restaurant and Seafood Market La Tapa Restaurant Skinny Legs ServicesC4th Custom Embroidery Island Solar Wedding ServicesWeddings by Katilday St. John TradewindsBusiness Directory St. John youth teams played exhibitition on the new Pine Peace courts after the rededication ceremony.St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Bill Stelzer Pine Peace Basketball Court Ofcially Open for Play Continued from Page 3


St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds St. John St. Thomas Crime Stoppers U.S. Virgin IslandsThe guardsmen were rescued in six to nine foot waves off shore from the Carib Hilton Hotel in San Juan.Friday, November 1 Saturday, November 2 Sunday, November 3 Monday, November 4 Tuesday, November 5 W ednesday, November 6 Thursday, November 7 Friday, November 8 St. John Tradewinds Three U.S. Coast Guardsmen Injured When Vessel Capsizes Off Puerto Rico


St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS AL-ANON MEETINGS Tuesday, November 12 W ednesday, November 13 Friday, November 15 Saturday, November 16 Monday, November 18 Friday, November 22 Thursday, November 28 Friday, November 29 NOT NOTEWORTHYACROSS 1 Film stars, e.g. electronic scans? fever? 38 Like a rough, harsh voice 46 Raise crops remark to a passenger, maybe severity? 61 Last of a tetralogy 63 Boeing plane 66 Tentacles 74 Songwriter DiFranco 76 Put a backup copy on Protestants? 87 Ginger treat 91 Mythical river farewell? 98 Flowers 118 How senior citizens DOWN 3 To whom property lawfully passes on freak 11 Burglar alarm component George 19 Passion 34 Lite, in a way 39 about 48 Prison brawls 49 Chop to bits 66 Fire leftovers 67 Shake to wake partner in cartoons 71 Sticky rolls 81 Stitching line 89 Pt. of GPS 93 Tamari, e.g. 97 Colombian capital writer Walton 111 Peepers cabinet


St. John Tradewinds, CORAL BAY NEXT AD DEADLINE: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17TH CHOCOLATE HOLE FOR RENT: One ($1150) and two ($1600) bedroom apartments across the street from the Westin Resort. Unfurnished except for washer/dryer, stove and refrigerator. Apply at St. John Properties 693-8485. For Rent/Space Available COMMERCIAL SPACE AVAILABLE For more information: or AndyNick at (340) 771-3737 / Andy at (340) 690-1260 EVERYTHING YOU NEED ON EVERY LEVEL GREAT PLACE TO SHOP, DINE AND WORK COME JOIN US WE HAVE SPACES AVAILABLE RETAIL, OFFICE OR STORAGE340-776-6455 Commercial/Ofce WERE BACK TO PUBLISHING EVERY WEEK!TO ADVERTISE EMAIL: CALL: 340-776-6496Get the new edition every Monday! Homes For Sale For Rent CO-OP OPPORTUNITY ON ST. JOHN 2 UNITS FOR SALE 340-776-3455 STORAGE: 643-3283 PASTORY SELF STORAGE 340-776-1330 Storage BUYING? SELLING? RENTING? SEEKING?CALL: 340-776-6496 EMAIL: advertising@tradewinds.viGET RESULTS!Credit Cards AcceptedAPT FOR RENT COMMERCIAL/ RETAIL SPACE


St. John Tradewinds, Providing professional rental management and marketing services for St. John s finest vacation villas and condominiums.For reservations For St. John or brochures business call1-800-338-0987 340-776-6152Vi e w o u r v i l la s a t w w w c a r i b b e a n v i l l a c o m Lumberyard Complex P .O. Box 458 St. John USVI 00831 C a r i b b e a nV i l l a s & R e s o r t sM A N A G E M E N T C O Restaurant/Commercial Space for Lease in Tradewinds BuildingSOUTH SHORE ROAD IN CRUZ BAYRESTAURANT SPACE 800 to 3,200 sf. W/1,000+ sf. outdoor space for patio dining and substantial private parking. Four 800-sf. street-level commercial units available to lease. Connected units, tile oors throughout. Public water and cisterns. Reply to Exceptional St. John Villa Offered Through Debbie Hayes E XCLU SIVE REAL EST A TE SERVICE IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEBBIE HAYES, GRILICENSED U.S VIRGIN IS L ANDS REA L ESTATE BROKER/ OWNER Ofce: 340 714 5808Cell: 340 642 5995DH@DH. I C B r Br V I f r nf t t r Eb V R. O .M DebbieHayes-TW CasaBueno 11.26.2012.indd 1 11/30/12 2:37 PM $1.550M


COMPLETE REAL ESTATE SE R VI C ESST JO HNS OLD EST R EAL ESTATE F I R M SE R VI N G ST. JO HN F O R 53 YEA R S! Toll JUNGLE STONE gated estate prop erty in Catherineberg w/ big views of the North Shore & BVIs, custom-designed main house & Pebble Cottage w/ 5 bdrm suites, exquisite great room, chefs kitchen, outdoor dining & sitting areas, pool, hot tub, t ness room, 1100 bottle wine closet, shuffleboard breezeway & more! MERMAID FALLS -prime Peter Bay location & spectacular 5 bdrm/5.5 bths villa. Views to St. Thomas, Natl Park beaches & BVI. Custom-designed & built, it features a la goon-shaped pool, mahogany doors/ windows, ac, private verandas, water fall & spa, & lovely grounds. CATHERINEBERGS CINNAMON RIDGE 5 bedroom villa on 1+ private acre, bordered by National Park, features stunning north shore views, pool w/waterfall, spa, easy access to Cinnamon Bay beach. CINNAMON BAY ESTATE borders Ntnl Park in Catherineberg, private, gated setting, 3 bdrms, 23 ft wall of glass & outstanding views. Spacious living areas, wrap around decks, expansive sundeck, large pool, elevated spa & covered dining. VILLA KALORAMA Modern home w/ panoramic views to St. Thomas. Dramatic great room opens onto a 40 ft pool & large verandas for spectacular indooroutdoor living. Custom built, successful rental w/ 5 bd/ 4.5 bth located in gated community. Features native stone, ipe hardwoods, & oor to ceiling walls of glass! GALLOWS POINT SEAVIEW great location for development, walk to beach and town! Masonry 2x2 home on .58 ac. Com bination of R-4 & W-1 zoning allows for condos or commercial uses. BORDERS NATIONAL PARK! EXCEPTIONAL CARIBBEAN CRAFTSMANSHIP masonry home w/ FLEXIBLE FLOORPLAN is a must see! Private, end of road FLAT lot with addition al cottage. Completed in 2010 by Owner/builder/ furniture maker from Santa Fe. GIFFT HILL View, quiet area & con venience! Two unit home-Live in one, rent the other! Main level features 2 bdrms, bth & a generous great room w/ sliders to Pills bury Sound view deck. Lower level studio apartment with porch. Lush, level property with easy parking. VERY MOTIVATED SELLERS! Three income producing apartments. Live in one and rent the other two. Easy access to Cruz Bay & beaches. CARIBBEAN COTTAGE RETREAT Relax in this comfort able home surround ed by trees, orchids and birds. Quiet pri vate neighborhood has deeded rights to a beach. You wont get peace like this at a better price. Dont miss this opportunity! STONE COURT is a 3 bedroom haven. 1 acre of privacy with sweeping views from Rams Head to St. Thomas. Island inspired architecture of stone and wood. TREE PALMS Versatile 5 BR 5 BA property with solid rental history. Charming home w/ 2 kitchens, covered verandas, stone entrance, garden foun tain, concrete pool and spa deck. Solar panels, and ocean views complete the package! SAGO COTTAGE adorable Caribbean style masonry cottage with wonder ful down island views and great rental his tory. ENIGHED GARDENS is a 5x4 ma sonry home in gated .46 ac. garden setting with spectacular views over Pillsbury Sound. Flexible oor plan, ex pansive decks, won derful poten tial as is. VILLA MIMOSA IS A BEST BUY! bedroom private rental home with pool-awesome down island & Coral Bay views! Turn key! Priced to sell. I NCOME PRODUCER 4 Unit Multifamily. Rare opportunity to own a multiunit property close to Cruz Bay with big ocean views sitting on the hillside above the Westin Re sort! The Company that gives back to St. John $3,599,000 $975,000 MLS 13-207 PETIT TRESOR (a small treasure) at Cruz Bay Villas is a charming onebdrm condo w/ a romantic view over the pool & across Pillsbury Sound to St. Thomas. Pool with wrap around deck and great sunset views! $325,000 MLS 13-86 $4,600,000 MLS 10-44 VIDEO $650,000 MLS 12-176$2,999,000 MLS 11-59$725,000 MLS 13-459 $7,500,000 MLS 11-385 VIDEO $249,000 MLS 12-177 $499,000 MLS 13-347 $895,000 MLS 13-128 $395,000 MLS 13-410 $3,095,000 MLS 13-454 VIDEO $1,325,000 MLS 12-31 $795,000 MLS 11-359 RAINBOWS END AT BATTERY HILLclean and cheerfully decorated poolside condo is conveniently close to town w/ nicely manicured grounds. Seller says make an offer! $465,000 MLS 12-358$995,000 MLS 13-3 $8,340,000 MLS 12-404 VIDEO PRICE REDUCED! PRICE REDUCED! MLS 11-186 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 11.11.2013 B.indd 1 11/7/13 4:30 PM St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Jaime ElliottSUP-ers Complete Challenging Course in First Annual Paddle Race


St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds News Photos Courtesy of the Rutnik Family Refections on 35 Years of Gifft Hill School Continued from Page 4Each new generation of students came with parents. Each year we raised the grade level to keep our students and added more volunteer parents to the work crew. This cycle of new parents and children is what made the school what it is today.