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Top Secret Welding Project Piques Interest of PassersbyPage 16Island Roads Begins Repairs To Damaged Section of Centerline RoadPage 4 TN SEE PAGE 3 January 20-26, 2014 Copyright 2014New Ferries Soon Come, No Major Hold Up, Says DPWSt. John Ferries Wait for USCG Inspections, Drills To Be Scheduled STORIES INSIDE ON PAGE 3 St. John Police Investigating Death Near Boatman PointPage 3 Genealogist Maps Out Petrus Family Tree for SJHSPage 8Defense Considers Calling Former Island Residents Grant Hayes as Witness in Amanda Hayes Murder TrialPage 7St. John Tradewinds News PhotosDoubleheader Inaugurates Basketball CourtThe bleachers were full of schoolmates, parents, family and friends for the See Story on Page 11.

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2 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 The Royal family in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, sent Tradewinds to remind people why we all love St. John.Audubon Society Meeting January 21 Coral Bay Open Set for January 25Come on out to Skinny Legs on Saturday, January 25, at 11 a.m. for the almost world famous Coral Bay Golf Open. This years with a shot-gun start. Bay, and a great party. Come out for the golf and stay for the after party featuring David T. Carter performing live. Islands National Park. will be an admission fee of $5 for adults 18 and up and entertain residents, visitors and historians. I think it will rival the parks [Virgin Island National Park] Annaberg ruins, Jones said referring to the VINPs restored sugar already stopping at the stand being operated by Jones wife on Health Center.Jones Family Opening Susannaberg Plantation Ruins to Public on Jan. 20 Dreaming of St. John on a Snowy, Cold Day EDITOR/PUBLISHER malinda@tradewinds.vi NEWS EDITOR jaime@tradewinds.vi COLUMNISTS & CONTRIBUTORS NEWSLINE www.tradewinds.vi editor@tradewinds.vi ADVERTISING advertising@tradewinds.vi MAILING ADDRE SS Tradewinds Publishing LLC P.O. Box 1500 CIRCULATION Call the newsline to be added as a newsstand site SUBSCRIPTIONS U.S. & U.S.V.I. only email: info@tradewinds.vi THIRD CLASS PERMIT U.S. Postage PAID COPYRIGHT 2014 photographs or advertisements allowed without written permission from the publisher. TRADEWINDS PUBLISHING LLCThe Community Newspaper Since 1972 St. John Tradewinds ing muddy stormwater runoff in Coral Bay and sentation by Dr. Sarah Gray of the University of San Bay and other areas of St. John for the past several plan for appropriate future solid waste management, What is a watershed? A watershed is an area where all the rainwater drains into the same natuIts up to all of us who live in and own land in tershed from all kinds of pollution so it is a beauresolutions. CBCC Hosting Two Community ForumsDr. Gray To Discuss Coral Bays Stormwater Runoff Research Jan. 21 Fee Free Day in Celebration of MLK Friends of the Library Meeting Jan. 23 view of the Friends initiatives followed by presentations by two guest speakers, Gilbert A. Sprauve on The Virgin Islands as a Library of the Caribbean.

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By T om Oat St. John Tradewinds Amid reports that the islands two new government-owned vessels have not been put into ser knowledged the vessels have yet We have gone out and taken er Bryson Spangler of the U.S. Coast Guard on St. Thomas told Tradewinds Thursday, January 16. Lt. Cmdr. Spangler said the nies who share the operation of the The hold up is more on Pubgler said. We will make ourselves available. edged there were some unresolved issues between the private ferry The real reason is were not vessel, Lt. Cmdr. Spangler said. The territory is going to own tors. Despite reports that the ferry not want to operate governmentsaid. Lt. Cmdr. Spangler added. We Lt. Cmdr. Spangler said he was aware of reports that the delay in on the new vessels. I have heard that they are not happy with the amount of luggage They [the ferry operators] probably would have been happier with more people, Lt. Cmdr. Spangler added. St. John Tradewinds, Thursday, Jan. 23rdNew St. John Ferries Wait for USCG Inspections, Drills To Be Scheduled By T om Oat St. John Tradewinds The body of a St. John man was found Sunday morning, Department. at an apartment on Boatman Point dead in his apartment, the Deputy Criminal Investigation Bureau press release from VIPD. had lived and worked on St. John for several years. The man may have been dead several days when his body was owner. the Leander Jurgen Command in Investigators urge anyone at 1-800-222-TIPS.Police Investigating DeathSt. John Tradewinds News Photo by Ronnie Lockhart By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Two brand new federally-fund Crown Bay on St. Thomas should missioner Darryl Smalls. The DPW Commissioner had previously told St. John Tradewinds the new ferries Red Hook I and Cruz Bay I would St. Thomas and St. John by the end I had hoped to get them on line by now and that didnt happen, Smalls said on Friday afternoon, January 17. There is a through before the holidays and it While Smalls did not offer an shouldnt be long, he explained. said the DPW Commissioner. quisition and having all the proper next week. ary funding and about $2.1 million from the Federal Highway Administration. They will be owned by the government and leased to between St. John and St. Thomas. The vessels are 85-foot power vey, Louisiana and underwent sea After initial U.S. Coast Guard Cruz Bay I and Red Hook I arrived in the ter ritory in November. They were Crown Bay on St. Thomas where word until last week about why New Ferries Soon Come, No Major Hold Up, says DPW CommissionerINDEXBusiness Directory ..............22 Church Directory .................20 Crime Stoppers ...................23 Cryptoquip ...........................20

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4 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 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 By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds the Upper Carolina subdivision to begin work on the most heavily after the road was initially daming that storm undermined several Several years passed as DepartFederal Highway of Administraaged areas of the roads. signed off on the roughly $1 milDarryl Smalls. I never said what areas of the St. John Tradewinds on Friday after noon, January 17. Ill be honest the threshold. however, for Fish Bay residents, as DPW is set to issue three adAnother year and a half would pass before DPW put the FHAnear the Upper Carolina subdivision tumbling down the hillside. and Coral Bay has been passbumps and warning signs in the area as they waited for the governin November. DPW issued Island January. In addition to the area of Cenlina subdivision, two other dampast the one lane area heading into past the Coral Bay overlook headAfter years of waiting, residents on the area last week. tell you, said one Coral Bay resifor work. I have been so worried every single time it rains and every time I drive over that area. Its underway. DPW Commissioner Smalls plained. We all want things to happen overnight, but I have to go through different ropes and get approvals, the blows in between its rough. Island Roads Begins Repairs To Damaged Section of Centerline St. John Tradewinds News Photo Road, above.

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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Fish Bay residents were wondering what happened to dents who live near the damaged area of Fish Bay perhaps it didnt meet the threshold. St. John Tradewinds on Friday afternoon, January 17. for road work, said Smalls. They should be adver available as of press time, but more information on St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 5 DPW Issues Bid Package for Fish Bay Road RepairSenate Overrides Governors Veto of Legislation for Collection of 10% Hotel Tax on Villa Rentals Canines, Cats & CrittersOur new location is 2.5 miles out of Cruz Bay on Centerline Road (next to Moses Laundromat) BOARDING GROOMING PET SUPPLIES tel: 693-7780 l email: k9 catscritters @yahoo .com WE HAVE FISH www.igbavi.org www.facebook.com/Island GreenLivingAssociationIts Time to Party! The ReSource Depot is located at Git Hill & Centerline, across from the Transfer StationTwo-year anniversary super sale and fundraiser at the ReSource Depot, Sat., Feb. 1, 10 a.m. 3 p.m.70,000 Thanks Help us celebrate 70,000 pounds of waste kept out of local landlls with: Fantastic rae prizes, like this gorgeous mahogany table, handcrafted by local woodworker Matt Mueller and donated to IGLA by Frank Barnako Live music by the Stangerz St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Kelly Morris Road, above and at left. By T om Oat St. John Tradewinds Villa owners on St. John and throughout the territory will be payafter the V.I. Senate overrode several vetoes by Governor John deary 14, the V.I. Senate overrode several of Governors vetoes of legisOne provision vetoed by Gov. deJongh from the Omnibus bill taxes, Gov. deJongh said the mandate violated the separation of powTime To Increase Fairness Sen. Barshinger told Tradewinds People feel its better to pay tribute to the deJongh administration rather than pay taxes, Sen.Barshinger added. Some people are paying, Sen. Barshinger reiterated. We should all be in this together.

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6 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 By T radewinds Staff St. John Tradewinds Theres a new health risk in the islands and resimosquitoes, as there are some mosquitoes that transVan Dyke, British Virgin Islands. Chikungunya also mosquitoes. Chikungunya virus. T ips T o Reduce Spread of Virus prevent mosquito bites: to make sure water drains out. Wear long sleeves and pants when outdoors. Health Monitors Reports of Virus The V.I. Department of Health is staying abreast of the reports of Chikungunya in nearby Caribbean Health Preparedness Program. The Virgin Islands is a tourist destination for some people and home for many people who travel to or from destinations where mosquitoes and mosnya virus. www.healthvi.org and downloaded under Forms and For more information about Chikungunya, visit the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Residents Encouraged To Protect Against Virus from Mosquito Bites (340) 228-2090 www.islandcork.com paul@islandcork.comlocated within Mongoose Junction Uncorked every Mon-Fri 10-7, Sat. 1-5 and Sunday by appointment only. Continued on Page 20 GET IN YOUR CUSTOMERS FACE ADVERTISE ON... WhatToDo-VI.com ISLANDTREASUREMAPS@GMAIL.COM By T om Oat St. John Tradewinds January 14, the V.I. Senate voted to override several of Gov. John would remove the bins from the roadside on the shore of Coral Bay. der Land Trust, Sen. Barshinger explained. Envisioning Future of Coral Bay Coral Bay is going to grow up, Sen. Barshinger said. I want to design Coral Bay around this property. biking trails that would highlight the ruins, the Senator at Large of the property to move the dumpsters from the roadside mangroves. sell its assets. over-appropriated. Capital Fund Pays for T rash Hauling nual removal of $1.5 million to pay for the hauling of trash from Sen. Barshinger denied the St. John fund was over-appropriated and said the measure does not appropriate new funds but only upWe know what should be there, Sen. Barshinger said. There but hes given us nothing. Senate Overrides deJongh Veto of Legislation for Coral Bay Park

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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds When Amanda Hayes murder trial gets underway news report. Both Amanda Hayes and Grant Hayes were North Carolina in July 2011. Amanda Hayes sister. All three used to live on St. John. Grant Hayes, aka friend at the time, and their two young sons. Amanda Hayes, nee Perry, lived on St. John for several years, lina with her sons. Amanda and Grant Hayes were married and had sisters home. fense attorney blamed Amanda Hayes for the murder, alleging that Grant Hayes only helped dispose of the life in prison without the possibility of parole. He has Amanda Hayes lawyer plans to paint Grant Hayes as the sole killer and allege that Amanda Hayes was also afraid for her own life. Her defense attorney, Hayes as a witness. Hayes was in duress and feared for her safety, the Amanda Hayes attorney, Johnny Gaskins, said knife found in the Hayeses SUV will further bolster his argument. A test by the State Bureau of Investiga Carolina State University anthropologist to see if it website. that he will take the Fifth to avoid giving any damag St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 7 Defense Considers Calling Former Island Resident Grant Hayes as Witness in Amanda Hayes Murder Trial This Week Happy Holidays! R&I PA T TONgoldsmithing

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By Andrea Milam St. John Tradewinds St. Johnian families genealogies of members of the Wesselhoft, well-known families to the Petrus family were spelled out at the Tuesday evening, January 14, St. himself a member of the Petrus family, shared his extensive rehis presentation on the Petrus fampresent-day notable St. Johnians tively. Point to Johns Folly The Petrus Pero were born into slavery, with ents or siblings. I want to go beyond them, where. Using oral history, obituaries, together the Petrus family tree for his book. Despite being tripped up ria Harley and Sophina Daniel has established quite a thorough Petrus familys bounds when she moved from Annaberg, where all Lydia moved to Johns Folly, to a whose ruins still stand today. that three St. John administrators Harley Sr., and Leona Smith. Petrus family relatives in the auat seeing photos of their family In addition to three St. John Army, and Navy veteran Pastor Subway restaurant owner Allie ers. members of the family who lived daughter. ered a vast amount of information Its a struggle for me, he 8 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 Tradewinds 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 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 STRONGHOUSE CONSTRUCTIONThe Concrete Specialist Excellence in quality work on schedule T: (340) 513-4538 (340) 777-7556 E: stronghouse1@hotmail.com Genealogist Maps Out Petrus Family T ree at SJHS Meeting St. JohnTradewinds News Photos Courtesy the Petrus Family enslaved

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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 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! Expert Not Welcome as Lawyers and Homeowners Mediate Legal Action Over Island Construction with Treated WoodBy T om Oat St. John Tradewinds of a lawsuit involving the relative merits of various types of lumber treated to withstand the environment and pests in the address the session. St. John Solutions Termite and Pest Control, wanted to lend his relatively-extensive expertise to and weather. Unwanted Expert for three days. of Tradewinds and paid to have his information inserted in I am trying to make sure that everyone is aware of the pressure treated lumber situation in the Virgin Islands, Roskin told Tradewinds. Mediating W rong Issue The issue the lawyers ostensibly were mediating at the pressure treated lumber. In 2014 we are still being sold lumber that will quickly fail in our environment. ment. The rampant sale UC4A lumber in our UC4C environment has people sustaining severe damage to their lumber and personal injuries related to lumber failure after a 3-5 year service life, Roskin explains. Industry Experts Agree environment, Roskin continued. The American Wood Protection Association sets standards for the treating prothat treated lumber. The Use Category System lays all this out. We are being sold Use Category 4A Lumber for ground contact, Roskin continued. This is the lumber made for use in areas of low potential for wood decay and insect attack. The Virgin Islands is an area of extremely high potential for wood decay, Roskin wrote. The Use Category System tells us to use UC4C lumber. I advise anyone building to check your end tags and talk to your lumber dealer about what they have for sale, added Raskin. If it says UC4A its not made to be used in the Virgin Islands and it will not last. On the user side of things buyers, builders, designers, I am trying to make sure that everyone is aware of the pressure treated lumber situation in the Virgin Islands, Roskin told Tradewinds. By T radewinds Staff St. John Tradewinds dents, thieves have now stolen a total of six rental Jeeps tires from around St. John. After three reports of tire thefts partment Leander Jurgen Coma man from Texas to report that someone stole the spare tire off his The number of tire thefts may At 1:28 a.m. on January 15, a On January 8, the third of three tire thefts in a week was reported ing lot. The tire thefts from rental Jeeps Island Rental Jeep Tire Thefts Continue; Three More Are Reported Stolen

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10 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 St. John Tradewinds One thing that always used to solutely no sense to me. Shouldnt speaking to a huge stead, speaking to one or two people had the power set off a terrible several minutes to subside. Honestly, it doesnt bother me an introvert. I was unable to do this when I was younger. Some people see introversion as a disease. They wish they had the ability to go out, meet people, and Rhythm & ViewsAn outlook on young adult and student interests and concerns by Raven Phillips-LoveIntroversion and Acceptance people. I thought that something was wrong with me. then suddenly feel the need to go home. Sometimes I would get that feeling as soon as I walked into a party, or a gathering of people. The people around me started to think I was depressed, so they began to treat me differently. Some people took pity and did gesture, but it did me no good. they thought I was a bad person. ple, they would say. same level as the people one thinks I should talk to. You must not be trying hard enough, they would say. But I am. I do my best to have it isnt working, Im obviously going to stop trying. are, I have been told. You dont youre better than they are. That isnt true at all. I dont think Im better than anyone. For a long time I thought I was one of the worst people on the planet. Just mean that I think Im better than you. Why do you hate being around asked. I dont. To be honest, I love peoThat doesnt mean that I dont like sionally hear the world introvert be thrown around. It wasnt used often and I and my peers assumed it meant shy. As I got older I learned the true meaning of the word. thats where they get their energy. In an introvert, solitude promotes extroverts leaves them feeling drained. studies that showed that many introverts are gifted. I saw blogs that information about introverts, and why I thought about things the from my peers. Nowadays, I see introversion as a lifestyle instead of a disease. its a way of life that I now emmy time alone reading and writing, but Ill still go and hang out obligations, I leave. works best for me. Ive learned solitude isnt something I should me do. It is something that I look happy, and there isnt anything wrong with that. tive Annex. management related to land and boundary disputes, land rights, property Senate Meeting on Land Records Jan. 29

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St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 11 SELLING? BUYING? RENTING SEEKING? GET RESULTS!St. John Tradewinds www.facebook.com/yelena.rogers.photographyYelena Rogers Photography PO Box 554, St. John, VI 00831 340-774-4027 603-401-4757 Doubleheader Inaugurates Basketball Court as JESS and BCB PrevailBy T om Oat St. John Tradewinds doing a brisk business. The long, baggy basketball shorts looked even longer and baggier on some of the smaller players but they took to an early run by a BCB team led by a few hot-shooting players. Gifft Hill School Barracudas Are Steadfast as they steadfastly stayed in the game until the end. The Strong-shooting JESS Defeats Bowsky 12-5 defeat Bowsky 12-5. to be tough. I remember when it was like this when I was young, again. game. Adult League Competition Soon Come? lighting for night games, will promote even more use. Im waiting for adult teams to form for a league, she said. It will happen. The St. John referees for the games were as involved in ball to younger island players. Gifft Hill Coached by Milk Charles three years. Thursday, January 23 vs. EBO @ 4:30 p.m. Friday, January 24 vs. JESS @ 4:00 p.m. Monday, January 27 vs. Gomez @ 3:30 p.m. Friday, January 31 vs. New T estament @ 4:30 p.m. T uesday, February 4 vs. Sibilly @ 3:30 p.m. Friday, February 7 vs. JESS @ 4:00 p.m. Monday, February 10 vs. Bowsky @ 4:30 p.m. St. John Tradewinds News Photo T h e F i ddl e r R e t u r n s M a k i n g u s d a n c e a n d p a r t y f o r y e a r s I s l a n d s L a r g e s t S u p e r B o w l P a r t y ! The Fiddler ReturnsDick Solberg & the Sun Mountain Band Sunday January 26, 6pm! Making us dance and party for years.Islands largest Super Bowl Party!!Feb 2. Huge big screen, 6 1/2 tvsBring a chair for the front outside bar or side-deck, and cheer for your team!!340-779-4982

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12 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 Enjoy Stunning Sunsets in High Style at Rileys Retreat in Estate PastoryBy Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds bury sound to St. Thomas and even out to St. Croix with views of Pillsbury Sound and St. Thomas, Donmahogany trim throughout, beautiful island stone and genuine Venetian plaster walls. The upper level The master bedroom boasts a grand en suite bath outdoor shower as well. All three bedrooms have new island. view downstairs either, Donnelly added. view, she said. Park, the large pool might keep you home at least a few days. The pool area is very private and also has a hot bathroom. Stockwell Speaking at UUF Service Boulon Painting Supports Arts SchoolSt. John Tradewinds framed, original oil painting, Whistling Cay To Jost Van Dyke, valued at $1800, by Boulon Fine Art Gallery at The Virgin Islands National Park. or 6 for $50 and may be pur Thursdays and Fridays from ning With The Arts from 5 to 8 p.m. where the drawing will be present to win. serve to be happy? Is someone or something supposed to make us happy? Does laughter make us happy or does being happy make us laugh? Can you be sad and happy at the same time? Lets see what St. John from Wednesday, January 22, through Sunday, January Reggae Roadblock Happy Hour Jan. 22 Hush The All-Inclusive Villa Soiree Jan. 23 Rockers All-White Reggae Beach Party January 24 The Ultimate PowerBoat Party January 26 Love City Live! Events Start January 22 St. JohnTradewinds News Photos Retreat.

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St. John Tradewinds, 28 The 28th Annual Gifft Hill School Auction Saturday, March 8th, 2014 Caneel Beach TerraceSt. John Virgin IslandsFor more information call 776-1735, or e-mail mollymurrill@giffthillschool.org SAVE THIS DATE! PSSSST!SO . YOU PLAY GOOD TENNIS? BUT CROWDS MAKE YOU NERVOUS??? (especially WHEN the BIG TOURNAMENT LOOMS!)WELL, THEN . JOIN US AT THEMARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. TENNIS FUN DAY!BRING YOUR RACQUET . WEVE GOT THE BALLS! BRING YOUR GRUDGE . WEVE GOT THE CHEERS AND JEERS!!! COME HUNGRY . WE PROVIDE THE NYAM! PLACE? THE CRUZ BAY PUBLIC COURTS. WHEN? (OF COURSE) ON MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY (January 20, 2014) STARTING AT 10.A.M., WITH PLAY ALL DAY! (Contact Gil Sprauve 344 or Pat Harley 513) St. John Tradewinds New Year greetings from the 6 meeting where nominations are made for positions on our board right after the board meeting. would like to be a part of our great ber. Supporting members are those who prefer not to respond to medito help with administrative work John either full time or seasonally and would like to share some of a supporting member you will not be required to respond to emergenule. ber we responded to the following Trunk Bay Grunwald down off St Thomasunfounded the Governors Christmas Party for Children sessions for a total of 171 operations. To The Rescue New Members and Supporters Needed Anyone interested in taking register. 25 the annual Coral Bay open golf tournament will be held at Skinny attend this fun event and help us sold by members with some great T shirts. These rugged light blue member at Star Villas, or at High Tide Bar and Grill at Wharfside Village. er of St. John who would offer us vide the funding to us. Paying off a help to us. Until next month, stay safe.

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14 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 Villa owners and managers!Become a member today of the Island Green Living Associations Green Villa Program!* Want a competitive edge in the rental market? Want to lower your energy costs? Want your villa to be featured in popular tourist magazines, newspapers, travel blogs, and more? Want to help establish St. John as an ecotourism destination while preserving the natural beauty of our island? Green up your villa to earn various rewards and incentives. Youll be improving your villas operations while helping to promote St. John as a green island. Learn more at www.igbavi.org. St. John Tradewinds As many of you know, I have been living off-grid for a number Cay. So I have been making my years. with many of my neighbors, days like we have had lately. On average, I use about 8 kilowatts of power daily. That energy powers my refrigerator, lights, water iPad. of plain tap water to the reservoir, the water and you are ready to go again. Here is how it works: When known metals for do-it-yourself waterproof to a depth of three memore than year. I will now rule the This will help me at night in the I get home after dark. Finally, I got a SolarWrap, in about four hours. Its a thin12 long that rolls up into a small tube when not in use. You plug in into the solar panel. If there is no for many reasons, but the most important is that they keep me from having to rely on fossil fuels for my home power. I am waiting for down the road with solar-powered for it, though. greener tomorrow. Dan Boyd of Island Solar is a thorized vendor. For more infor mation call Boyd on his cell phone at 340-626-9685 or by email at islandsolarvi@gmail.com.I G L by Lovango Cay resident Dan Boyd Alternative-Energy Gadgets Bud Gary Wins Super Bowl TicketsSt. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime Elliottt L to R:St. John Tradewinds When Skinny Legs owner Doug Bean drew the name Bud Gary as the winner of a VIP Super Bowl trip from thousands The trip for two to New Jer sey for the biggest football game of the year is sponsored by Bud VIP passes to the biggest parties, dinner aboard the USS Intrepid, more. At an estimated value of dougell, better known to all as favorite libation. for what promises to be the one dium on Sunday, February 2. St. John Rotary Awards Flavors Winners

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St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 15 St. John Tradewinds In the two short years its been open, the Island Green Living Askept a remarkable 70,000 pounds donated by St. John residents and the Depots anniversary and its the Susannaberg Transfer Station. beer donated by St. John Brewers, along with hot dogs, pulled pork, event will also serve as a mem bership drive and fundraiser for mission. star item is a beautiful six-footThe estimated retail value of the by Frank Barnako, is $2,500. Grill, Waterfront Bistro, Alfredos Livin, St. John Hardware, Caravan Gallery, Caravan Auto Store, Hardware. ers at the Depot in January 2011 as part of its mission to prevent useful building and home materi als from being dumped in the landmanager. more, as IGLA thanks those who Depot.IGLAs ReSource Depot To Celebrate 70,000 Thanks at Two Year Anniversary Event Table donated By T om Oat St. John Tradewinds parents standing at almost the same spot before he was born and later when he was a of Grande Bay. The broad hillside front lawn of the former home of his parents overlooking familys simple, single-story, two-bedroom buildings. people interested in the history of St. Johnley history. St. John and the Caribbean as he outlined the town of Christiansbay in honor of the lution of the development of what is now St. Johnian David Knight Brings To Life History of His Island Neighborhood

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16 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 St. John Tradewinds T uesday, January 21 CBCC is hosting two in Coral Bay is invited. The will host its next meeting on Tuesday, January 21, at 7 p.m. perintendent of Virgin Islands National Park. W ednesday, January 22 Wednesday, January 22, 2014 gested donation of $5. Thursday, January 23 aged to attend the Friends of library. The meeting will inthe Friends initiatives followed by presentations by two guest speakers, Gilbert A. Sprauve on The Virgin Islands as a Caribbean Cultural Village and Library of the Caribbean. Saturday, January 25 Come on out to Skinny Legs on Saturday, January 25, at 11 a.m. for the almost world famous Coral Bay Golf Open. Sunday, January 26 about at the Unitarian Univer day, Januaryt 26, ay 10 a.m., at T uesday, January 28 will host a movie night on Tuesday, January 28, at 7 p.m. human help to survive. This W ednesday, January 29 The Committee on Culislative Annex. Saturday, February 1 the Depots anniversary and Gifft Hill and Centerline roads Transfer Station. Saturday, March 8 The 28th Annual Gifft details. Saturday, March 15 Bark for Life event in the Bay, St. John. This event is a St. John Tradewinds on St. John when its very big and one of the islands busiest roads. St. Johnian Neville Samuel has had more than a few questions about the 15-foot-high, igwelding shop on Southshore Samuel knows he will be getting even more questions about growing in his welding shop yard with sheet metal this week. The St. Johnian artisan has had some witty responses to the inevitable questions of passersby who form a half-sphere and asked what it is going to be When Samuel put the round of the dome at one point, some of From giant breast to giant brassiere to giant Jello mold, Samuel suggestions about what it is while very intent on maintaining his pribe further piqued when Samuel its new home from where it will St. JohnTradewinds News Photos Top Secret Welding Project at Enighed Piques Interest of Curious Passersby

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By Jim Furneaux St. John Tradewinds around Two Brothers and Stevens Desperado St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 17 St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Jim FurneauxCLOCKWISE FROM BOTT OM LEFT : closes on MT at the start of spinnaker class winner Desperado, Bob Melttemi Heavy W ind Makes for Aggressive Racing in Dukes T rophy Race ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS AL-ANON MEETINGS and youngster Colin Brego steered Stinger20 knot winds with frequent wind attempts to set spinnakers proved in MT We had a sudden gust as we our spinnaker. said Feierabend. The few minutes it took to sort Wild Ting, a 40 Dufour, took the early lead and led the spinnawas here that Desperado up some ground. giving us a big lift, said Pessler. Still Wild Ting would have taken go. For us the little things added up being in phase with the large wind T OP FINISHERS BY CLASS: Spinnaker 1. Pessler 2. Boat Drinks, Capt.JP Non-Spinnaker Stinger Capt. Colin Brego 1. 2. Harrellson start off Two Brothers. Sunday.

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18 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 Crossword Answers Puzzle on Page 20 NEXT DEADLINE:FRIDA Y, JANUAR Y 23rd2013-TO-DATE 2014-TO-DATE Letters To St. John TradewindsIf youve read the story of Job in the Bible, you will know of the testing and sufferings he and his wife her husband Curse God and die. will either be strengthened or broken. Today, our families are suffering for similar lossstability has been stripped away and marriages are falling apart. Jobs story has a happy ending. He and his wife But what about your and my story? Can we resist the urge to end it all and push until something happens, They say that a winner never quits. How many winners do we have amongst us? I know that some of you are nearing the end of your rope. And sometimes I take? We have to keep remembering what God has done for us in the past and the good things He will provide in quiet meditation. of the world rob you of the light inside. Just like Job said Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him. Let us not put our trust in man, woman, selves. The One who has never let us down will see his people through. W orship God and Live, Emmanuel Prince ring for the past seventeen years. be resolved going forward and that equal support will we all work for the best of St. John, beginning with Dionne W ells. Principal Julius E. Sprauve SchoolJESS Thanks Supporters of 17th Annual Gala1. 2. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 10. Gerry Hills St. JohnTop 10 Reasons the New Ferries Are Not Y et Running SEND LETTERS, GUEST OPINIONS & OBITUARIES: editor@tradewinds.vi

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St. John Tradewinds, Today, January 14, 2014, at apSt. Thomas arrested 40 year old Harris Court Housing Community Possession of a Dangerous weapon During the Commission of 1st Possession of a Dangerous WeapPossession of a Weapon During the Commission of 1st Degree AsDuring the Commission of Third dangerment based on an Arrest Warrant issued by Superior Court Judge Adam Christian for the Thomas who was shot on Janup.m. in the Oswald Harris Court Housing Community and later involved in this investigation and tion you obtained from members along with the Attorney Generals ed arrest of a dangerous perpetraretaliatory murder. with information leading to this am asking for the full support of all of you, territory-wide, in passing on information you may have on this murder, or any murder or enough. We have to say NO to the our neighborhoods by passing on weapons, even if this means taking them from within your household today might be a neighbor, friend things to better this territory for ourselves, visitors, and future. Any information you may have also be passed on through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 Rodney F. Querrard Sr. V.I. Police Commissioner Letters To St. John TradewindsLast year I was asked to give a talk on Climate I had 10 minutes so I thought that I might as well ex$ damage. the GDP months earlier and heavier than normal. 2011 heavy monsoons in Thailand, 600 dead 48 Billion $ damage destroy 1 billion trees states have been designated primary disaster billion years, this limited form of life lasted about a and some new forms of life developed that took in Climate Change Is Real Continued on Page 20

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developed. About 200,000 years ago modern humans developed and started to populate the planet. About in permanent settlements. 2000 years ago Christ told About a hundred and twenty years ago, when my grandfather was a boy, horse power was an animal you used to ride to work or pull your wagon. Forty Life on this planet is very diverse, there are beand other forms on life inside our bodies. About 45 years ago the Gaia hypothesis was for gests that the earth is a living planet and all life as well the atmosphere. farming. ple in the US, there are 12 per 100 in India and 10 per of the planets atmosphere. The present level of CO2 is higher than at any time during the last 800 thousand years and likely higher than in the past 20 million years. short sighted for the well being of the planet. even plants in many parts of the world are migrating to higher elevations and moving away from the equastop damaging the planet. Greg Miller 20 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 Bahai Community of St. John Bethany Moravian Church Calvary Baptist Church Sunday evening 6 p.m., Thursday 7 p.m. Christian Ministry Christian Science Society Wednesday Testimonials Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sun., 5 p.m., STJ, Lumberyard Cruz Bay Baptist Church Emmaus Moravian Church Freshwater Church Jehovahs Witness Missionary Baptist Church Nazareth Lutheran Church Our Lady of Mount Carmel Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 a.m. St. John Methodist Church Seventh Day Adventist St. John Pentecostal Church St. Ursulas Episcopal Church Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church Directory Climate Change Is Real Continued from Page 19Letters To St. John Tradewinds

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22 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 AccommodationsCaribbean Villas & Resorts Island Getaways Suite St. John Villas/Condos ArchitectureCrane, Robert Architect, AIA BankingFirstbank Scotiabank #1 Mortgage Lender in the VI ConstructionStronghouse Construction Green BuildingIsland Green Building Association inventoryInsurancePGU Insuracne Theodore Tunick & Company JewelryR&I PATTON goldsmithing LandscapingAlfredos Landscaping Coral Bay Garden Center Real Estate340 Real Estate Company, LLC Debbie Hayes, GRI Holiday Homes of St. John Islandia Real Estate RestaurantsFish Trap Restaurant and Seafood Market La Tapa Restaurant Open 7 Days a Week Skinny Legs ServicesC4th Custom Embroidery Island Solar "Off the Grid Living for 10 Years" Wedding ServicesWeddings by Katilday Consulting, Travel St. John TradewindsBusiness Directory COALITION OF STATESACROSS 22 Y, at times 30 Deli loaf County city) chili retailer) alternate title for this DOWN physicist attraction)

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St. John Tradewinds, Sunday, January 12 assaulted in the area of W&W Fast Foods. Assault Third. book was removed from her hotel room. Petit Lar 4:20 p.m. Beverhoudsberg man present reporting that his son had threatened him with bodily Monday, January 13 2:45 a.m. Alarm sounded at Cinnamon Bay assaulted by four adults at W&W Fast Foods. Assault and Battery. T uesday, January 14 at Catherineberg. DOA. death. DOA. that someone stole his spare tire off his rental veW ednesday, January 15 1:28 a.m. step. Trespass. Thursday, January 16 4:52 p.m. Woman present to report that she is being harassed by her boss. Friday, January 17 Inn. Saturday, January 18 St. John Tradewinds Crime Stoppers empowers you to make your neighborhoods safer by reporting information while remaining totally anonyhow we keep you anonymous. To learn how we do this, visit to know what you know. St. John: spare tire from a Jeep was removed from the area of Coral Bay. St. Thomas:number of residents in and around the area when Hodge was shot. Please speak up and help put an end to these killings. St. Croix: Crime Stoppers U.S.V.I. LAND LINE: 911 CELLULAR: 340-776-9110 POLICE DEPT: 340-693-8880 / FIRE: 340-776-6333

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24 St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 Employment PROGRAM OFFICER POSITIONS, P ART-TIME VIRGIN ISLANDS HUMANITIES COUNCIL TWO POSITIONS A VAILABLE, ONE FOR ST. CROIX AND ONE FOR ST. THOMAS-ST. JOHN APPLICA TIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH JANUARY 15, 2014 QUALIFICA TIONS: humanities programs. RESPONSIBILITIES: Full Board as appropriate. REPORTING: COLLABORA TION/P ARTNERSHIP: Compensation is reviewed annually. ADMINISTRA TIVE ASSIST ANT POSITION VIRGIN ISLANDS HUMANITIES COUNCIL ST. CROIX OFFICE APPLICA TIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH JANUARY 15, 2014 Administrative Assistant Vacancy Announcement The Virgin Islands Humanities Council Governed by a thirteen-member volunteer board of trustees representing the islands of St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island, the VIHC The Virgin Islands Humanities Council QUALIFICA TIONS: a. Bookkeeping d. Computer literate RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are the primary responsibilities of the Virgin Islands Humanities Compensation: T o Apply: via email at info@vihumanities.org January 15, 2014. Equal Opportunity: The VIHC provides equal employment opportunity to all Employment

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For Rent St. John Tradewinds, January 20-26, 2014 25 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. Commercial Space Available COMMERCIAL SPACE AVAILABLEPrime street level retail location, first month FREE with one year lease For more information: or AndyNick at (340) 771-3737 / Andy at (340) 690-1260 For Rent *3 ACRES* Gentle grade, easy build. Call Peter at John Foster $475,000. Real Estate 340-776-3455 SCENIC PROPERTIES 340-693-7777 Cruz Bay Side: One bedroom apartment, one bath, furnished, near town $1100 Coral Bay Side: Two bedroom house, one bath, furnished, large Two bedroom, two bath, throughout, front door mile views, very quiet, pets. GOVERNMENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS OF THE UNITED STATES ------------0------------DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND NATURAL RESOURCES No. 45 Estate Mars Hill, Frederiksted St. Croix, Virgin Islands 00840 PUBLIC NOTICE Announcement of Availability of Historic Preservation Fund Sub-GrantsRequest for Applications/General Solicitation Notification The Virgin Islands State Historic Preservation Office (VISHPO) announces the availability of grant funds from the Federal Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) for activities consistent with priorities established for historic and cultural resource preservation within the Territory of the United States Virgin Islands. The VISHPO HPF subgranting program is made possible through an annual appropriation awarded by the National Park Services Historic Preservation Fund. Eligible grant activities include surveys, comprehensive historic preservation plans, National Register nominations, history brochures and educational materials, historic architectural plans, historic structure reports, and engineering studies necessary to repair historic properties. Restoration (bricks and mortar) projects are also eligible for properties either listed on the National Register, or eligible to be listed. All HPF-assisted activities must meet professional standards set by the Secretary of the Interior for the treatment of historic resources. Project funding decisions are made by the VISHPO, not the National Park Service. In FY 2013, total grant funds available for subgrants and contracts is approximately $40,000. Individual grants are between $2,000 and $20,000. Eligible applicants for HPF subgrant awards include nonprofit organizations, private individuals (as contractors to the VISHPO), institutions of higher learning, and other agencies of the Government of the United States Virgin Islands. Applicants from all three islands are encouraged to apply. Applications in the form of project outlines and description of products, not to exceed 5 pages, with a separate attached budget page are to be submitted in writing to: Virgin Islands State Historic Preservation Office 1640 Dronningens Gade 71&72A, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, 00802 by Friday, February 28, 2014. No late applications will be considered. For further information regarding the grant process, please call 776-8605.This program receives Federal financial assistance for identification and protection of historic properties. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, or disability in its federally assisted programs. If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility as described above, or if you desire further information regarding any discriminatory acts, please write to: Office for Equal Opportunity, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, N.W., Washington, D. C. 20240 Public Notice Real Estate For Sale: Tradewinds BuildingThree Story Masonry Building on South Shore Road 100 feet frontage on South Shore Road .411 acres total 75-year land lease Email: TWBuilding@Earthlink.net

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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 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. www.StJohnVIRealEstate.com 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

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The Company that gives back to St. John$1,125,000 MLS 13-204 LAVENDER HILL Luxurious 1 bedroom unit adjacent to pool with 2 decks. Walk to beach and town. Handsomely furnished, immaculately maintained, excellent rental man -agement. $499,000 MLS 12-249$2,395,000 MLS 13-499 $7,485,000 VIDEO MLS 12-424 $3,599,000 MLS 11-186 $1,999,000 MLS 10-381 $1,295,000 VIDEO MLS 13-432 $1,150,000 MLS 13-470 $790,000 MLS 12-139 $372,500 MLS 13-498 $599,000 MLS 14-25 PRICE REDUCED! GALLOWS POINT Unit 9Cone bedroom, 1.5 bath loft with private deck/ patio, common beach, pool and spa. Restau rant and concierge services on property. Walk to town! $1,100,000 WATERFRONT MLS 11-187 $1,950,000 MLS 13-7 VIDEO 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. 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