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March 29-April 4, 2010
Copyright 2010


ST. JOHN


The Community Newspaper Since 1972 St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands


Guy H. Benjamin
School students enjoyed
a morning sail aboard
the tall ship Silver Cloud
on Saturday, March 20,
en route to the Coral
Bay Yacht Club's 13th
"Almost Annual" Flotilla
fundraiser to benefit
the Coral Bay public
elementary school.
Story and Addi-
tional Photos on Page
12.




St. John Tradewinds News
Photo by Adam Lynch


Boston and
Thomas Found
Guilty Again
Anselmo Boston
and Kamal Thomas
Convicted of Assault,
Weapons Charges
During 2nd Retrial
in Cockayne Case
Page 3
deJongh Signs Bill
To Allow Issuance
of Real Property
Taxes at '98 Level
Page 3
Domino Could
Have Gasoline
Within Weeks
Page 4
Island Resident
and Holocaust
Survivor Will
Share History
with Community
Page 9


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St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime Eliiott


Residents can hope for more regular VITRAN service soon.




Improvements Are Possible With


VITRAN Bus Service Assessment


By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
After several residents com-
plained about non-reliable VIT-
RAN bus service on Love City, the
senate president's St. John liaison
attacked the problem without hesi-
tation.
"As far as I'm concerned, when
you're a liaison, you try to get all
the ducks in a row and find out
which duck is missing," said Bon-
ny Corbeil, Senate President Louis
Hill's St. John liaison. "I'm trying
to reach out to all the individuals
who are involved with issues on


St. John to try to join the links to-
gether and come up with solutions
to our problems."
The lack of a reliable schedule,
not informing the public when
buses are out of order and unsafe
drivers topped the list of com-
plaints from residents regarding
VITRAN.
For her part, Corbeil contact-
ed residents and VITRAN offi-
cials and sent a report to Senator
Hill outlining the issues, she ex-
plained.
"I sent in an assessment of the
issue to Senator Hill," said Cor-


beil. "I think it would be fair to
say that this is another one of these
situations where senators who are
representing St. John have to un-
derstand that our needs are not be-
ing met."
"My job, as I see it, is to furnish
my report to Senator Hill and hope
that he will then be in a position
to understand why the bus service
isn't working and how he can help
fix it," Corbeil said.
Residents hope the assessment
now on the senate president's desk
is the first step to improved VIT-
RAN service on St. John.


EDITOR/PUBLISHER
MaLinda Nelson
mahnda@tradewinds .v

NEWS EDITOR
Jaime Elliott
jazme@tradewinds.vi

WRITERS
Andrea Milam, Mauri Elbel

ADVERTISING
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CIRCULATION
Rohan Roberts


COLUMNISTS/
CONTRIBUTORS
Sis Frank, Eliza Magro, Adam
Lynch Afrika Anhtony, Chuck
Pishko, Vern Tonge, Jeff Smith,
Paul Devine, Jerry Runyon, Andrew
Rutnik, and Dustin Prudhomme

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written permission from the publisher


Community Call To Action Town Hall

Meeting To Address Alcohol Incidents
Community Call to Action for the Reduction of Alcohol-Related
Incidences is hosting a town hall meeting on St. John on Tuesday,
March 30, at the Julius E. Sprauve School from 6 to 8 p.m.
The meeting is presented by Office of Highway Safety in col-
laboration with St. Croix Unity Coalition, Inc. For more informa-
tion call Harry Daniel at 774-6100. Refreshments will be served.

Chamber Chapter Meeting Is Mar. 30
The St. John Chapter of the St. Thomas/St. John Chamber of
Commerce will host its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 30,
from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Ocean Grill Upstairs.
Items to be discussed include an update on VI. Port Authority/
deJongh Associates Cruz Bay parking and other proposals. Copies
of the deJongh proposal will be available at the meeting. Signage
and more welcome information for the barge area, the upcoming
Crime Victims Week St. John Vigil and other issues the chapter is
working on will also be discussed.

Reptile Hike Seminar Set for Mar. 31
Friends of VI. National Park were forced to reschedule two
popular seminars this year due to schedule conflicts.
New dates have been selected for both seminars and spaces
are already beginning to fill. The popular Reptile Hike will be on
Wednesday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Participants can search for reptiles along the Reef Bay Trail
with reptile expert Dr. Renata Platenberg, and enjoy a boat ride on
the Sadie Sea back to Cruz Bay.
The Fish ID Sail will be on Tuesday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 3
p.m. Participants can become citizen scientists on board the sail-
boat Calypso, learn how to identify fish with NPS Ranger Laurel
Brannick and join the REEF fish count.
Call the Friends office at 779-4940 for more information.

Island Green Builders' Seminar

Features Solar Air Conditioning April 1
The Island Green Building Association will host its monthly
meeting on Thursday, April 1, at Ocean Grill in Mongoose Junc-
tion with social time at 5 p.m. and meeting from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Gary David, also known as "Dr. Cool" Air Conditioning, Re-
frigeration and Appliances, will present the latest innovation in
solar energy solar air conditioning!
Dr. Cool will show how the sun can keep a home cool and save
one money with new units now being installed on St. John. Solar
energy is used to assist the compressor in heating environmental-
ly-friendly Freon. Units average only 15 percent more in cost, and
save 30 to 40 percent in WAPA cost! The public is welcome to this
free seminar. Call 227-1110 for more information.

Starfish Market Hosting Easter Events
Starfish Market is hosting a series of customer appreciation
events in recognition of the Easter holiday.
Customers will have an opportunity to guess how many jelly
beans are in ajar for a chance to win a $100, $50 or $25 gift certifi-
cate to the store. The drawing will be on Easter Monday, April 5.
There will be a pork shoulder tasting on Friday, April 2, and
Saturday, April 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the market and kids will be
able to enjoy sugar cookies on Friday and Saturday from noon to
5 p.m.
For more information call Starfish Market at 779-4949.


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St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 3


Boston and Thomas Found Guilty in Retrial

Anselmo Boston and Kamal Thomas Convicted Again of Assault, Weapons Charges in Cockayne Case


By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
On Wednesday evening, March
24, Anselmo Boston and Kamal
Thomas were both convicted for a
second time of third-degree assault
and weapons charges after a two-
day trial before V.I. Superior Court
Judge Brenda Hollar.
Thomas alone was also convict-
ed of threatening and intimidating
a witness.
The verdict was handed down
on Wednesday evening, March 24,
after the 12 member jury deliber-
ated for just one and a half hours,
according to a report in the Virgin
Islands Daily News.
This is the second jury to find
Thomas, 20, and Boston, 33, guilty
of assaulting James "Jamie" Cock-
ayne the night of June 19, 2007,
a half an hour before the young
Pennsylvania man was stabbed to
death on a Cruz Bay street.
The two defendants were cleared
of murder charges after their origi-
nal trial which was joined with
a third codefendant Jahlil Ward,
who was convicted of murder. The
two were convicted of assault and
weapons charges.
After the first verdict, Thomas


Jahlil Ward


and Boston were sentenced in
July 2009 to 12 and a half years in
prison and slapped with $11,575
in fines and fees. Those sentences,
however, were thrown out after it
came to light that the Cockayne
family had paid cash rewards to
witnesses who testified in court.
Hollar ordered both men to
stand a new joined trial, separate
from Ward, who faced a second
jury himself on murder charges
in December 2009. Following his
second trial, Ward was convicted


Kamal Thomas


of second degree murder, but has
not yet been sentenced as Hol-
lar considers motions to grant the
20-year-old St. John man a third
trial.
In the meantime, Thomas and
Boston were not able to convince a
second jury of their innocence the
night Cockayne was stabbed eight
times, including a fatal wound to
the femoral artery, outside Fashion
Palace in Cruz Bay.
During the second trial, prose-
cutors Assistants Attorney General


Anselmo Boston


Claude Walker and Courtney Re-
ese outlined a series of events on
the night of June 18, 2007 which
ultimately led to the assault of
Cockayne.
When Boston ran into Coc-
kayne at the Front Yard Bar the
night of June 18, he was upset
because Cockayne had kicked his
girlfriend's Jeep earlier that after-
noon, according to prosecutors.
Along with Thomas, Boston got
into a fight with Cockayne, which
ended with a pool stick being bro-


Governor deJongh Signs Bill To Allow Issuance,

Collection of Real Property Taxes at 1998 Level


St. John Tradewinds
Governor John deJongh on
March 22 approved Bill 28-0208
which authorizes the issuance
and collection of real property
taxes at the 1998 rate and assess-
ment levels.
But the governor's signing of
the bill did not come without his
expressing deep concern about
the negative impact that one of
the bill's sections will have on
the ability of the government to
effectively collect real property
taxes.
While deJongh told the Sen-
ate on Monday the legislation
is a crucial measure which will
allow the government to send
out real property tax bills at the


1998 assessment rate and levels,
he pointed out that, "Section 5
is detrimental to the collection
process because it prohibits the
government from levying any
interest and penalties on any as-
sessment for the property tax
years 2006, 2007 and 2008."
This is counter-productive to
the government's objective to
collect real property taxes since
it prevents the government from
imposing interest and penalties as
a ready tool for collecting delin-
quent taxes, explained deJongh.
"I urge that the members of
the 28th Legislature reconsider
this measure, as it distinctly cre-
ates a disincentive for the timely
payment by real property taxpay-


ers whose revised 2006 real prop-
erty tax bills increased under the
1998 rate and assessment level,"
said dejongh.
Commenting on another sec-
tion of the legislation, deJongh
said that Section 2 is necessary as
it facilitates the process by pro-
viding the financing from repro-
grammed monies in order for the
Office of the Lieutenant Gover-
nor to develop script, reconfigure
the system and reprogram data
to the 1998 assessment rate and
levels.
With the passage of the mea-
sure, the government can proceed
with the process of reissuing the
2006 real property tax bills at the
1998 assessment rate and levels


and consider the issuance of the
2007 real property tax bills at the
1998 level, added deJongh.
In correspondence to the Sen-
ate, the governor noted that he
must remain cognizant of the po-
tential burden placed on residents
with the issuance of multiple tax
bills within one calendar year.
"With this in mind, my Admin-
istration will make every effort to
alleviate the anxiety of taxpayers
with respect to the payment of
multiple real property taxes in
one year and will work with the
members of the 28th Legislature
to resolve this matter which is of
grave importance to the Virgin
Islands community," said the
governor.


ken over the Pennsylvania man's
head, prosecutors alleged.
Thomas, Boston and Ward then
followed Cockayne up the street to
the area of Dolphin Market, where
they surrounded him and beat him
with wooden sticks, prosecutors
alleged during the trial.
About a half an hour later, Ward
alone followed the Pennsylvania
man to the area of Fashion Palace
and stabbed him behind a wooden
scaffold before fleeing to a friend's
house, according to prosecutors in
that case.
Despite Boston taking the stand
in his own defense, the 12-member
jury believed prosecutors' version
of events and handed down guilty
verdicts for both men.
After the convictions were read,
Boston who had been free on
$75,000 bail was remanded
into custody, according to a report
in the V.I. Daily News.
Unable to post bail, Thomas re-
mained in custody at the Bureau
of Corrections on St. Thomas, ac-
cording to the report.
Hollar has set May 14, as the
tentative date for the men's sen-
tencing the same day that Jamie
Cockayne would have turned 24.




INDEX

Business Directory .............20
Church Schedules ..............20
Classified Ads .................. 19
Community Calendar .........18
Crossword Puzzle ...............18
Ferry Schedules .................20
Letters ......................... 14-15
Police Log ........................ 17
Real Estate .................. 21-23
W ha's Happn'nin'................8...




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Still No Fuel in Coral Bay Domino


Could Have Gasoline Within Weeks


By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
Domino Gas Station in Cor-
al Bay remained shuttered last
week, making it now more than
a month since residents on the
eastern side of St. John could
fill their tanks without driving to
Cruz Bay.
While rumors have been swirl-
ing across the island since gas ran
out at the Coral Bay station in
February, Domino Oil Company
is not going out of business, ac-
cording to St. John Administrator
Leona Smith.
The Coral Bay station is not
alone, Domino gas stations across
the territory have been closed
since the Puerto Rican-based
company experienced problems
with its barge, Smith explained.
Domino's operations were
halted when its barge failed to
pass a required U.S. Coast Guard
inspection, according to Smith.
The problem has been solved
and Coral Bay residents can hope
to see the gas station open within
a few weeks, according to the St.
John Administrator.


St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Adam Lynch

There has been no gas at the Coral Bay Domino Station
for more than a month.


"Domino has settled with the
Coast Guard in regard to the
inspection of their barge," said
Smith. "They now have the green
light. The only problem that re-
mains is getting gas from a refin-
ery in Puerto Rico."


"They are in conversations
with a refinery now and then
once that is squared away, they
should be able to have gas in the
next week or two," Smith said.
"The good news is that they are
not going out of business."


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St. John parent Myrtle Barry thanks author and speaker Rick Johnson for his March 23,
workshop entitled "Better Dads: Helping Men Become Better Fathers" and "Courageous
Moms: Raising Boys to Become Good Men" at Julius E. Sprauve School.


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St. John Tradewinds
Men and boys are vital to the
fabric of society.
This is the message author and
renowned speaker Rick Johnson
shared with St. John residents at
his Tuesday evening, March 23,
workshop at the Julius E. Sprauve
School library entitled "Better
Dads: Helping Men Become Bet-
ter Fathers" and "Courageous
Moms: Raising Boys to Become
Good Men."
Nearly 50 residents crowded
into the library in an interest to
learn better parenting skills from
Johnson at the St. John stop of
his week-long Virgin Islands tour,
which included presentations on
the radio and to V.I. prisoners.
"Men and fathers are the key
to virtually every problem our
culture faces," said Johnson, who
grew up in an alcoholic home and
began his quest to learn to become
a better father when he had chil-
dren himself.
Children from fatherless homes
are five times more likely to be


poor. They make up three quarters
of teen suicides, and 70 percent of
men incarcerated in the U.S. come
from homes without a father.
Forty percent of children in the
U.S. are growing up without a fa-
ther, and they lack good male role
models to counter the portrayal of
fathers on television as "jerks" or
"bumbling idiots," said Johnson.
"I'm pretty frightened about
that," he said.
There are several things boys
need during their development that
single mothers may not be aware
of, Johnson explained. First, boys
need to break from their mothers
around age five, which they may
convey by telling mom that her
breath smells when she's trying to
be affectionate; and again during
adolescence, which often mani-
fests itself as disrespect, acting
sullen and challenging authority.
"Wise moms understand that
this is a normal stage of develop-
ment," said Johnson.
One thing that is crucial to the
development of boys into good
men is learning to take risks. Fail-


ure helps boys to learn, Johnson
explained.
"Taking risks is part of growing
up to be a man," he said. "When
boys are always rescued by their
mothers, they learn to rely on
women for everything. When
they're allowed to quit, quitting
becomes a lifelong habit."
Boys who enter the real world
unequipped to deal with whatever
life hands them often react with
anger, an emotion with which they
are more comfortable, to cover
up what they are actually feeling,
which is fear.
Single mothers who become
overly attached to their sons be-
cause of the guilt of raising them
without a father can actually dam-
age the boys' psyche, Johnson ex-
plained. Boys with overly attached
mothers can become angry and
seek to dominate women, often
fathering children with multiple
partners and abandoning them all.
On the flip side, boys with overly
attached mothers can become fem-
inized.
Continued on Page 21


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Long before Caneel Bay Re-
sort catered to some of the world's
richest residents, the property was
home to the Taino people who sup-
plemented their take from the sea
by farming root vegetables on the
nearby hillsides.
The history of Caneel Bay was
the focus of a Friends of Virgin Is-
lands National Park seminar led by
local historian Chuck Pishko at the
North Shore resort on Wednesday
morning, March 24.
Pishko led about 25 people -
including a University of the Vir-
gin Islands professor and six grad-
uate students on a tour of the
ruins on the property and shared
the rich history of the area.
After the Tainos, who originally
hailed from South America's Ori-
noco River area, continued on to
the Greater Antilles islands of His-
paniola and Puerto Rico, the next
group to reach Love City's shores
were the Dutch, explained Pishko.
"After Columbus left, and he
didn't stop here really anyway, the
next group of people here were the
Dutch, who held islands in the area
but kept being driven out," said
Pishko.


"After Columbus
left and he didn't
stop here really any-
way the next group
of people here were
the Dutch, who held
islands in the area
but kept being driven
out."
Historian Chuck Pishko


One remnant of the Caribbean
Dutch rule is the island Jost Van
Dyke, the name of which reflects
its origins. Soon the Danes decid-
ed to establish colonies in the West
Indies and launched into the sugar
industry, explained Pishko.
While expeditions from nearby
islands would come ashore on St.
John to fell its large hardwood trees
and fish off its plentiful shores, it
wasn't until the Dutchman Peter
Durloe established structures nec-
essary to support sugar cane op-
erations at Caneel that Love City
was settled with business.
What remains of a daub and
waddle house, built in the early


1800s, is located on the hillside
behind the manager's house which
once overlooked the sugar cane
operation. Caneel Bay Resort's
Equator restaurant was the site of
a horse mill and Pishko shared a
photograph of the mill from 1834.
Durloe ingrained himself in the
upper echelons of St. Thomas so-
ciety, marrying well and counting
well-to-do Danish families among
his closest friends. He eventually
married four times and operated
the lucrative Caneel Bay sugar
plantation until his death.
Enslaved Africans toiled under
extreme conditions in the boiler
room, the remains of which stand
today near the entrance to Caneel
Bay Resort.
The Durloe family built their
home most likely above Hawk-
snest Bay and ran the nearby plan-
tation for four generations. After
Peter Durloe III died, his widow
married Lars Olsen, who would
eventually squander the family
fortune and high-tail it to North
America. The Durloe family was
able to collect only enough money
from the auction of the Caneel Bay
property to educate the two living
sons back in Europe.
Continued on Page 16


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St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 7


New Website Aims To Help St. John Plan for Today and Tomorrow


By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
A new online forum is giving St. John residents another
avenue to have their voices heard.
The website "St. John Planning for Today and Tomor-
row," at http://stjohnsummit.webs.com, was created by Paul
Devine and is open to anyone who wishes to weigh in on St.
John issues.
While Devine is the executive director of the St. John
Community Foundation, he launched the open forum web-
site on his own, he explained.
"This is separate from the St. John Community Founda-
tion," said Devine. "I did this as a way for people to talk to
each other and get some more dialogue going on out there.
I thought an online forum would be a good way to get in-
formation across and it's dedicated to St. John specific is-
sues."
After registering on the site which is free and only
takes a few seconds residents can comment on one of the
topics already posted, like parking and the Cruz Bay water-
front, or start a new thread.
The forum could solve the problem of people who want
to share their opinions but can't make it to the myriad meet-
ings hosted across St. John, Devine explained.
"I thought this would be a good way to solve the problem
of people having to come to meetings," he said. "This way,
people can just jump online and discuss any subject matter
they want. I started the website with a few issues, like park-


"...People can just jump online and
discuss any subject matter they want.
I started the website with a few issues,
like parking, the waterfront, Coral Bay
and a community center. But that was
just to get the ball rolling."
Paul Devine, St. John resident

ing, the waterfront, Coral Bay and a community center. But
that was just to get the ball rolling."
"People can add their own comments on any of those top-
ics or they can create their own topic," said Devine. "We
just want to keep the content about St. John."
Often the same people attend most of the meetings with
their voices the ones most often heard regarding issues. With
the new website, Devine hopes to change that.
"We have a group of people who kind of think they know
it all," Devine said. "I got sick of seeing the same people
at every meeting and their voices were the only ones being
heard. And I'm one of those people."
"The website will give us an opportunity, over a period of
time, to let those other voices be heard," said Devine.
So far the site has attracted 16 members, nine of whom
registered the first day, according to Devine.


"Once we get the word out, I think we'll get a lot more
members," he said.
While the site is a way for St. John residents to share
their opinions about issues, Devine also sees the forum as a
way to build consensus and work toward solving problems
which have been plaguing Love City for years.
"I keep statistics on how many people come to the site
and I have the ability to compile information as an archive
as far as what topics people are talking most about," said
Devine. "I think we can find common ground on issues
through the forum and then work toward solutions."
St. John liaison for Senator Louis Hill, Bonny Corbeil
was an early supporter of the website.
"I think this is brilliant and really good for us," said Cor-
beil about the new online forum. "I think one thing that is
important is to really acknowledge the good things that dif-
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and getting it up and running."
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especially on St. John where people work two or three jobs,"
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new site would pave the way to solutions.
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St. John Tradewinds
About 20 residents took to the
streets of Cruz Bay along with re-
tired educator Patrice Harley on
Sunday afternoon, March 21, to
bring awareness to the needs of
children with disabilities.
Starting at the Franklin Powell
Park around 3 p.m. on March 21,
the group marched to the V.I. Na-
tional Park playground to mark the
launch of Exceptional Children's
Awareness Week in the territory.
The walk was the sole St. John
event for the Exceptional Chil-
dren's Awareness Week and Harley
was glad to organize the march.
"We're just trying to raise some
awareness about children with dis-
abilities here and how they have
needs that can be met," said Har-
ley.
The group bore banners with


the names of various island spon-
sors who supported the event, in-
cluding St. John Ice Company,
W&W Fast Food, Our Market,
Joe's Diner, P&P on the Point, St.
John Racquet Club and the Alpha
Kappa Alpha Sorority.
After gathering in the play-
ground, children enjoyed treats
and a sunny Caribbean afternoon.
"We had some ice cream and
drinks and some activities that
all the children could enjoy," said
Harley.
The group intends to make the
walk an annual event and hopes to
share progress made for children
with disabilities during next year's
march, Harley added.
"If they ask me, I'll be back
here next year and I hope to have
good news to share about the work
we've been doing for disabled
children in the territory," she said.


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Longtime St. John Resident and


Holocaust Survivor Shares History


By Mauri Elbel
St. John Tradewinds
Judita Hruza, the kind, articu-
late woman approaching 86 who
shares a home in Johnson Bay
with her husband of 59 years,
Zdenek, never takes the view of
the turquoise seas or the warmth
of Caribbean sun for granted.
Born and raised in Czechoslo-
vakia on the Hungarian border,
Hruza was just a young girl when
the events of the Holocaust the
genocide of approximately six mil-
lion European Jews during World
War II led by Nazi Germany -
began to unfold.
"I was 19 when the Germans
came, and my brother was 14,"
Hruza said.
At the time, she and her brother
were living with family friends in
Budapest to continue their educa-
tion after they were no longer al-
lowed to attend school in Prenov.
"It was a real disaster when the
Germans came because we were
Jewish and wanted to be with our
parents, but we weren't allowed
to leave Budapest," she recalled.
"But later we found out our par-
ents were deported to Auschwitz
and they were killed. We never
saw them again."
In October of 1944, the ultra-
fascist Hungarian Nazi party began
deporting Jewish women between
16 and 40 and men between 16 and
60 living in Budapest. While her
brother was only 15, Hruza was
sent off to a series of horrific death
marches and camps at age 20.
"Our first death march was from
Budapest to the Austrian border -
that lasted about 12 days," Hruza
said.
Granted food every other day,
Hruza recalled the sheer exhaus-
tion that accompanied near con-
stant marching and zero shelter
from the freezing rain and frost.
"We tried and we tried to drag
ourselves along, but we were sick,"
she said. "We didn't get any water,
so we were drinking water from
puddles on the road and we all had
dysentery. But we had to go on -
if we couldn't go any further, we
were shot on the spot."
While many people died during
Hruza's first march, she made it to


"The worst thing there was the hunger -
it was so awful. My brain changed with the
hunger I could just think of eating. I was
starving and I felt it everywhere, not just in my
stomach but in my bones. My entire body was


screaming for food."


a working camp where she stayed
for four months.
"It was winter, very hard to dig
(trenches), but you had to or they
would shoot you," she said. "We
were over 1,000 people there, men
and women, and there were 30 of
us in one tent. There was no heat,
we were lying on the naked ground
on top of frost and snow and we
got food once a day."
At the end of March 1945, the
camp was evacuated and Hruza
was led on another death march
through Austria to Mauthausen.
"The march lasted 17 days, and
during those 17 days, we got food
four times," Hruza recalled. "We
were in the mountains and it was
very cold people were dying on
the way, but if you sat down, you
were shot."
Hruza recalls being fed a meal
on April 7, 1945 some thick
soup she ate immediately accom-
panied by one piece of bread she
put in her backpack to save be-
fore being led up a mountain where
she witnessed a horrific massacre.
"We had to climb up a moun-
tain and when we got there, we
heard a lot of shooting not like
occasional shooting, but uninter-
rupted shooting," she said, recall-
ing what she saw as she reached
the peak and began her descent on
the spiraling downhill road. "The
road in front of us was filled with
bodies, dead or injured, and lots of
blood."
Hruza said the group immedi-
ately knew why they were fed -
to gain the strength to climb up
the mountain only to be illegally
killed by the Nazis on the other
side. She vividly recalls her stream
of thoughts: knowing she would
die, calling for her mother, never
having the chance to see the ocean


- Holocaust survivor Judita Hruza


and longing for just a few more
breaths.
But the shooting stopped and
Hruza remained among the ap-
proximate 500 survivors who
marched on to one of the fiercest
Nazi concentration camps in his-
tory.
"The worst thing there was the
hunger it was so awful," she
said. "My brain changed with the
hunger I could just think of eat-
ing. I was starving and I felt it ev-
erywhere, not just in my stomach
but in my bones. My entire body
was screaming for food."
Another three-day march to
Gunskirchen found Hruza at the
worst camp yet hundreds died
daily and she witnessed Cannibal-
ism for the first time in her life.
But just one week later, her horror
ended. On May 4, 1945, the 71st
Infantry Division of the U.S. Army
liberated Gunskirchen.
"We saw the American jeeps
and all those G.I.'s signaling us
the peace sign and we didn't know
what it meant, but they called 'hur-
rah' and we called 'hurrah' and
they were throwing us goodies,"
she recalled.
Hruza caught a Hershey bar and
still remembers the moment it her
tongue.
"It was like a shock some-
thing familiar from a long time ago
and it was sweet and fragrant and it
reminded me of my family and my
childhood," she said. "And I real-
ized I am really free right now."
A few days later, Hruza became
infected with typhus and was
picked up by a Red Cross medic
and taken to the hospital for sev-
eral weeks.
"It was a horrible illness, but
my memories of it are wonderful
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By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
With artists on both sides of his blood line, it's not
surprising that Brian Sage eventually choose to pur-
sue a career in the field. What is surprising is how
quickly Sage gained success after deciding to dedi-
cate himself to his art about eight years ago.
"My mother was an art teacher and my grandfather
on my father's side was a really smart architect and a
cartoonist and painter, so it's in my blood," said Sage.
"I think between the two of then, I got an eye for it.
My whole life, I've always been the class artist but
it was a struggle for me for a long time to figure out
what I wanted to do."
Today, Sage is poised to take his painting to the
next level, but before the Whitney Museum calls,
Sage is calling St. John home.
The former cabinet maker and tennis instructor,
yacht broker and carpenter moved to Love City
about a year ago from Deep River, Connecticut, to
repair a family home. After remodeling and selling
the wooden house, Sage decided to enjoy St. John for
a few months while planning his next move.
"When I decided to move here I had been going
through some changes at home," said Sage. "I had to
put my dog to sleep and I had been in a bad relation-
ship and I looked at moving here as an opportunity to
do something different. I fixed up the house and sold
it and then just decided to stay."
"I needed a little change and the with the economy,


art sales were down, so I thought this was a good op-
portunity to step away from things and regroup," he
said.
While getting a different view of the world, Sage
has been soaking up the Caribbean light, which has
reflected on his canvases. The classically trained
Impressionist Sage earned a bachelor's degree in
fine arts from Rollins College has started to paint
island seascapes and landscapes with light, airy and
loose strokes that evoke a relaxed tropical feeling.
In "Waiting to Race," for instance, a group of peo-
ple on shore anticipate the start of an island sloops
race with towering green hillsides that recede into a
soft sky. But while the objects in the painting are in-
stantly familiar to the viewer, light alternately plays
off the boats' sails and hints at shadows and reflec-
tions just out of sight.
A detailed story is easy to conjure from the scene,
which is no accident. Sage's paintings can be some-
what deceptive. Since his paintings are so pretty, it is
easy to simply appreciate the canvas.
But taking a step back reveals intricate brush
strokes which direct the viewers' eyes and tease out
emotions.
"I paint landscapes and seascapes and city-scapes,
but the focal points of my work are usually figures,"
said Sage. "They are very subtle sometimes, but the
relationship to one another between the figures and
their relationship with their environment is the main
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St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 11


GBS Launches "The World Around Us" Program


St. John Tradewinds
Guy Benjamin School's af-
ter-school program "The World
Around Us," has started and meets
Monday through Thursday from
3:30 to 5:15 p.m.
The program offers a wide range
of both academic and extracurricu-
lar activities for children in grades
K-6. Transportation and snacks are
provided.
The program is funded through
a multi-year grant from the U.S.
Department of Education's 21st
Century Community Learning
Center Program. The $100,000
grant for this school year was re-
ceived after a competitive grant
application was written by GBS
and its partner in the 21st Century
Community Learning Center Pro-
gram, the Coral Bay Community


Council.
It is anticipated that continuing
funds will be received each year
for five years, with local resources
- families, government and the
community making the pro-
gram sustainable on a long term
basis.
Each day provides 45 minutes
of enrichment in reading, math,
recreational and cultural activi-
ties, creative writing, counseling,
mentoring and team sports. The
students are able to make choices,
based on interest, as to which ex-
tracurricular activity they will par-
ticipate in.
The St. John School of the Arts
is partnering to provide a broad
curriculum of activities including
yoga, drama, Quelb6 and drum-
ming.


There are 75 children participat-
ing. The program began February
16 and will run this year until May
27. It is hoped more funding will
allow the after-school program to
run the entire 2010-2011 school
year.
Both children and parents are
very excited about the program.
Most of the regular school teach-
ers are working in the program, as
well as some community members
and paraprofessionals. Time is
also being donated by some par-
ents and others.
Approximately once a month
there will be a program of paren-
tal and general interest. And, as
the program matures, parents and
community members will be asked
to provide feedback for improve-
ments and additions.


GHS Students Will Enjoy Renovated Playground


St. John Tradewinds
Gifft Hill School is in the pro-
cess of renovating its lower cam-
pus playground, thanks to the
generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Sam-
uel McCullough, grandparents of
two Gifft Hill School students,
and funds provided by a second
anonymous donor.
When students return to school
after spring break on April 6, they
will find their playground re-
vamped with new fencing, re-
plenished rubber mulch surfacing,


refurbished shade structures and
a new piece of playground equip-
ment made by CedarWorks of
Rockport, Maine.
CedarWorks makes eco-
friendly playground equipment
from northern white cedar, a natu-
rally rot and pest resistant, chemi-
cal free, splinter free, and safe
wood for children.
CedarWorks itself runs its facil-
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tricity. They use leftover cedar for
composting, heating, and horse


stall bedding, and 10 percent of
their profits are given to organi-
zations which support kids or the
environment.
Andrew Barlas of ABC Con-
struction, the father of a second
grade GHS student, will lead the
playground rebuild with assistance
from a group of volunteer parents
from the school community.
The new playground will be
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Bajo el Sol Gallery will feature three artists who each work in
different mediums Denise Wright, Kristen Maize and Mandy
Thody at an opening reception on Friday, April 2, from 5 to 8
p.m. at the gallery's Mongoose Junction location.
Wright, a long time St. John resident, works in what she de-
scribes as mixed media. Working on a variety of surfaces, she cre-
ates paintings which have many layers of texture.
Maize was born on St. John and has grown up absorbing the
richness of her environment. Now, working in oils, she creates
paintings reflecting this colorful environment.
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St. JohnTradewinds News Photos by Adam Lynch


St. John students, parents and residents,
including Guy Benjamin, top right, enjoyed a day
on the water and at the beach.
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CBYC's Almost-Annual Flotilla Nets $5,500 for GBS


By Jaime Elliott
St. John Tradewinds
With perfect sunny skies and a
steady 10 knots of cooling breeze,
the Coral Bay Yacht Club could
not have asked for better weather
for its 13 "Almost Annual" Flotilla
on Saturday, March 20, at Miss
Vie's Campground.
In total, the group raised about


$5,500 for the Coral Bay public
elementary school Guy Benjamin
School. GBS students enjoyed a
sail on Coral Bay's tall ship Silver
Cloud thanks to Captain Elliott
Hooper, owner of Tall Ship Trad-
ing Company.
About a dozen CBYC members
sailed their vessels over to the East
End site with day trippers paying


only $40 for the sail and lunch at
the beach. Other party goers opted
to drive and pay a $20 entrance fee
donation.
While the students spent most of
the afternoon in the turquoise wa-
ters off Miss Vie's Campground,
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the rest of the crowd entertained
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a full spread of local West Indian
dishes kept everyone's hunger at
bay. About 15 volunteers from
GBS teachers who served food and
lifeguarded to Dick Burks who or-
ganized the sailing portion of the
flotilla ensured the afternoon's
success. Local businesses and ven-
dors donated food, drink and sup-


plies for the event.
The coveted top raffle prize of
$500 was won by a GBS student,
who squealed with delight when
his name was called.
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St. John Tradewinds
Dean Doeling wants St. John
children to enjoy sports of all kinds
and as an employee of Nike he has
the opportunity to do just that.
Doeling launched the nonprofit
Using Sport for Social Change
(USFSC) under the financial struc-
ture of the St. John Community
Foundation last year. The group's
first major event was last Octo-
ber's Just Play Day which attract-
ed more than 100 St. John children
of all ages for a day of sports in the
Winston Wells ball field.
USFSC is gearing up already
for next year's Second Annual Just
Play Day, scheduled for Columbus
Day, Monday, October 11. Doe-
ling hosted a gathering at La Tapa


on Tuesday night, March 23, to an-
nounce plans for the event.
Registration is already open for
this year's Just Play Day and St.
John caterer Mathayom has agreed
to donate lunch and snacks for the
kids, Doeling explained.
While the group makes many
donations to various island sports
teams, USFSC most recently do-
nated 68 pairs of football cleats
to the St. John men's flag football
league and 30 pairs of softball
cleats to the Ruby Rutnik Memo-
rial Softball Tournament.
USFSC always needs donations
to ensure its continued success. For
more information about USFSC or
do make a donation, check out the
group's website www.usingsport-
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Letters to St. John Tradewinds


Inspiration
A double big thanks to Ira Wade and the staff of Public Works. I
really mean it.
Just before Cid lost her patience with the disgusting trash from the
Susannaberg transfer station on Gifft Hill Road, I did as I'm sure
did many others who either live in the area, or drive by every day.
I'm not sure I can claim to be his "inspiration," but I wrote a letter
two weeks ago asking Mr. Wade to please have his staff pick up the
trash that had spilled over the hillside...it was awful! I was as thrilled
as Cid to see that it was done, and promptly.
In my letter I also asked that the area be picked up on a regular
basis. Mr. Wade, please let these letters in the Tradewinds be your
"inspiration" to see that the transfer station staff does just that.
I may be wrong, but I don't think it's "above and beyond." I think
it's part of the job. It's a difficult area to maintain, but I can assure
you, I'll be out there with my plastic bag, helping keep it clean.
Residents of the area, you can help too, don't just beep and wave as
you speed by! Keep after the area around your own property. Please
don't throw trash out your car window after leaving Tony's.
And all of you who claim to be "green," do your part in ridding the
island's neighborhoods of trash and clutter. Beautiful St. John will be
so much more beautiful and clean for its residents and our guests.
With many thanks,
Nancy Brown
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ISLAND NOTES
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The belligerent outbursts, including the ongoing
loud usage of the "f' word in the street and area of
"Joe's Diner" is offensive to both residents and island
visitors a like.
When customers are asked to leave this place of
business, they often simply walk out on to the side
walk and loudly continue their offensive behavior.
Recently, I heard a young woman loudly convers-
ing with a group of young men on this same street
about the details of the sexual encounter she intended
to have with another women; as she physically dem-
onstrated her anticipated encounter.
Another young woman who was shouting to a
young man across this same street, actually stopped
to apologize to me for her loudness. She then immedi-
ately topped things off by shouting to the young man
what he could to do to himself. Again the "f' word.
Cars and motorcycles now drag race at all hours;
starting at the comer where "Connections" is located
and proceeding just beyond Mongoose Junction. This
was starting late at night. Then it began starting ear-
lier in the evening. Now I am hearing it in the after-
noons as well.
A motorcycle rider stopped in front of a place of
business located on this street, revved up the motor
to the apparent highest level of noise it could pro-
duce, and then went speeding a way to cheers from his
friends and colleagues. Tourists and shoppers in the
area complained about being temporarily interrupted
from conducting business due to the noise level.
I saw a young family with two small children read-
ing a menu which was posted outside of a restaurant
on these street. A drunk, female patron at "Joe's Din-
er" was loudly and repeatedly using the "f' word, as
a young child sat coloring at the next table. I over


heard the mother with the young tourist family say to
her husband, "Let's leave this entire area."
Who can blame her? This general area also seems
to have become the evening hang out for blasting loud
music from vehicles, which park in the "Joe's Diner"
parking space long after the business has closed for
the night.
I am one who believes what people say and do in
the context of private discussion is entirely their busi-
ness. However; there is nothing private about the us-
age of the language and actions as described.
There is a monthly publication which advises tour-
ists that cussing in public is typically not acceptable
to our residents. I often wonder what tourists who
read this must think, should they walk through this
particular area.
One tourist in a place of business recently com-
mented, "I was already aware of what goes on in the
street here at night...I didn't want to come down here
because I don't want to be around it, but my wife re-
ally wanted to and its our last night here."
Why is it that a tourist behaving in a civil manner
gets a ticket and a stiff financial penalty for stopping
just long enough to pick up a food order on this same
street, yet these behaviors are allowed to go on each
day?
This letter was written at about 2:00 pm on a week
day, as I listened to a driver "revv" his engine as he
drove toward the area of Mongoose Junction.
Later that night a police officer was called to break
up a loud, heated altercation at "Joe's Diner", pep-
pered with "f' bombs.
Even if this were not the case, don't our own resi-
dents, especially our children, deserve better?
Name Withheld by Request


U.S. Military Exists To Prevent War and Terror


- MN


Keeping Track of Crime

2009 2010 TO-DATE
Homicides: 1 Homicides: 0
Shootings: 0 Shootings: 0
Stabbings: 0 Stabbings: 0
Armed Robberies: 5 Armed Robberies: 1
Arsons: 0 Arsons: 0
1st Degree Burglaries: 6 1st Degree Burglaries: 0
2nd Degree Burglaries: 17 2nd Degree Burglaries: 6
3rd Degree Burglaries: 70 3rd Degree Burglaries: 16
Grand Larcenies: 67 Grand Larcenies: 16
Rapes: 1 Rapes: 0


Mr. Miller wants to cancel the military and its in-
dustry because he believes, erratically, that the mili-
tary industry is here to maintain war.
This means the war, according to him, is led be-
cause this is what perpetuates the military industry.
The reality is exactly the opposite. Nobody can doubt
the excellent, victorious action of our military which
saved millions of people during WW II from certain
death.
Later on, the strong military saved Europe for the
third time by preventing the Communist assault which
was contemplated. During this time, our military pre-
vented total occupation of Korea by the attacking
communists. The today comparison of the lifestyle
and economy of South and North Korea speaks for
itself.
Strong military prevented so far a contem-
plated attack of China against Taiwan. The Iraq war
prevented further attacks and genocide by a crazy dic-
tator Hussein who started several local wars which


cost a million deaths on each side. We removed Hus-
sein and saved additional victims.
Libian's Quadafi got so scared from our efficient
victorious military that he turned himself off his pre-
vious activity of terrorism to save himself. Our strong
military is indispensable to keep the world dictators
in check and they have to limit their murderous ac-
tivity because they know if they cross the margin of
bestiality, they may become the next victims of our
military might.
America's economic and military strength is the
only guarantee of prevention of further mayhem by
fanatical dictators like the one in Iran. Strong military
in the hands of a real democratic America is a bless-
ing for the world.
We have many enemies around the world. Without
our strong military, we would be torn apart.

Z. Hruza
St. John


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Too Many Belligerent Outbursts







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Letter to Tradewinds


Rules Not Taught in School

Bill Gates recently gave a speech at a high school about 11 things
they did not and will not learn in school.
He talked about how feel-good, politically correct teachings cre-
ated a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this con-
cept set them up for failure in the real world.
Rule 1: Life is not fair get used to it!
Rule 2: The world doesn't care about your self-esteem. The
world will expect you to accomplish something before you
feel good about yourself.
Rule 3: You will not make $60,000 a year right out of high
school. You won't be a vice-president with a car phone until
you earn both.
Rule 4: If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a
boss.
Rule 5: Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your
Grandparents had a different word for burger flipping: they
called it opportunity.
Rule 6: If you mess up, it's not your parents' fault so don't
whine about your mistakes, learn from them.
Rule 7: Before you were born, your parents weren't as boring
as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills,
cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool
you thought you were. So before you save the rain forest from
the parasites of your parent's generation, try delousing the
closet in your own room.
Rule 8: Your school may have done away with winners and
losers, but life has not. In some schools, they have abolished
failing grades and they'll give you as many times as you want
to get the right answer. This doesn't bear the slightest resem-
blance to anything in real life.
Rule 9: Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get sum-
mers off and very few employers are interested in helping you
find yourself. Do that on your own time.
Rule 10: Television is not real life. In real life people actually
have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.
Rule 11: Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working
for one.

Submitted by Greg Miller


Festival Organization Seeking

Miss St. John Contestants for 2010
The Festival and Cultural Organization of St. John is seeking
young ladies interested in vying for the title of Miss St. John Fes-
tival Queen 2010-2011.
Contestants must be 16 to 21 years of age, have a 2.5 academic
average, a resident of the St. Thomas/St. John district and never
been pregnant. Interested young ladies can pick up applications at
the St. John Tourism Office. For more information call 626-0785.

Princess/Prince Contestants Sought
The Festival and Cultural Organization of St. John is seeking
couples interested in vying for the title of St. John Festival Prince
and Princess 2010-2011.
Contestants must be 7 to 11 years of age, have a 2.5 academic
average and be residents of the St. Thomas/St. John district. In-
terested couples can pick up applications at the St. John Tourism
Office. For more information call 626-0785.


St. John Tradewinds News Photo


The Seaborne family celebrates the airline's new Vieques service.


Seaborne Starts New Service to Vieques


St. John Tradewinds
Seaborne Airlines continues to
expand their service in the Virgin
Islands and Puerto Rico with the
announcement of direct flights to
their newest exciting destination
- Vieques, Puerto Rico.
Starting March 18, the airshut-
tie service will offer multiple daily
supplemental availability flights
from San Juan Isla Grande Airport
and St. Croix's Henry E. Rohlsen
Airport.
With up to six daily flights avail-
able, Vieques is now more acces-
sible than ever, and travel will be
a breeze aboard Seaborne's com-
fortable and convenient airshut-
tile. With fares as little as $59.50
each way to Vieques during the
month of March, it's never been
a better time to take advantage of
Seaborne's service and explore the
beautiful and alluring Vieques.


Vieques is coming into its own
as one of the world's premiere
travel destinations. The interna-
tionally renowned W Hotel will be
opening the doors of its very first
Caribbean property in Vieques this
spring with the W Retreat and Spa,
bringing a luxurious, high-end spa
retreat experience to this area of
the Caribbean.
Seaborne is proud to offer ser-
vice that will exceed the expecta-
tions of all travelers going to and
from Vieques, and will exponen-
tially enhance their experience of
the island.
Seaborne has been continually
growing their services in the U.S.
Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
since their arrival in 1993, and is
proud to provide the travelers of
this community with the most con-
venient and comfortable travel ex-
perience to be had.


The seaplane flies between
downtown Christiansted, St. Croix
and Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas,
and the airshuttle provides flights
between the airports of St. Croix,
St. Thomas and San Juan and
now Vieques.
To celebrate their new ventures
and invite more passengers to en-
joy the seaplane and airshuttle ex-
perience, Seaborne has announced
a March Madness special promo-
tion running though this month
that includes a St. Croix/St. Thom-
as weekender fare of as little as
$59.50 each way and fares to and
from San Juan as little as $69.50
each way.
For more information or to book
tickets, call 866-FLY-USVI in St.
Croix and St. Thomas, and 787-
292-6656 in San Juan or visit their
web site online at seaborneairlines.
com.


Non-Point Source Pollution Conference May 6-7


St. John Tradewinds
The 10th Virgin Islands Non-
point Source Pollution Conference
will be May 6 and 7 at the Wyn-
dam Sugar Bay Resort and Spa on
St. Thomas.
This year's conference theme is
"Changing Direction and Directing
Change... Solutions to Nonpoint
Source Pollution." The keynote
speaker is Marine Ecologist Trika
Gerard, who will address issues
from watershed and coastal man-
agement to habitat impacts. Judith


Enck, EPA Region 2 Administra-
tor, will also discuss solutions
through government initiatives
and education and outreach.
The two-day conference will
include training sessions and re-
search presentations and will focus
on implementing environmentally
friendly practices to reduce and
prevent pollution in the Carib-
bean.
Nonpoint source pollution is the
single, greatest threat to the terri-
tory's environment and the health


of its residents. Oil leaking from
cars; sewage spills; animal waste;
soil erosion; storm water discharg-
es; faulty septic systems; and ille-
gal waste dumping are all nonpoint
sources polluting our Islands.
Join scientists, policy makers,
and other concerned citizens ad-
dress the problem and present so-
lutions. For more information vis-
it the conference website at www.
usvircd.org/nps/ or call Kysha
Wallace at 774-3320. Early regis-
tration deadline is April 2.






16 St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010


Tainos to Rockefeller, Storied

History of Caneel Bay Resort


Continued from Page 6
One son remained in Den-
mark and the other returned to
St. Thomas, explained Pishko.
"It is said that all living Du-
rloes throughout the islands are
descendents of that one Durloe
son who returned to the Carib-
bean," he said.
When the Durloe family auc-
tioned off the Caneel property,
a French Huguenot living on St.
Croix purchased the land. The
Ruans stayed in St. Croix and
ran the sugar plantation from
there until the sugar industry
eventually declined.
The next Caneel Bay owner
was a Haitian man named De-
linios, who lived on St. Thom-
as. Operations declined further,
however, and the plantation fell
into ruin. The last local to own
the plantation was St. Thomas
resident Abram Smith who
would eventually sell it to the
West Indian Company.
It was the West Indian Com-
pany that first operated a hotel
at the site, building one cottage
on each beach and operating
the island's first regular boat
service. With its seven cottages,
The Grand Hotel catered to St.


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Thomas and stateside visit
who enjoyed secluded stays
the property.
At the end of World War
the West Indian Company so
the property to two brother
from Puerto Rico who also pt
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brothers ran a charitable tn
based in Rhode Island.
Nelson Adlrich, a senate
from Rhode Island and Rock
feller relative, was instrument
in the trusts and the resort w
finally purchased by Lauran
Rockefeller in the 1952. It w
run as a Rockefeller Resort ai
gained huge popularity, whi
the property continues to e
joy to this day under its curre
ownership, Rosewood Resort
Friends of VINP's exc
ing seminar series continue
throughout March and Apr
Upcoming seminars include
green building house tour wi
local architect Doug Whil
tropical gardening with Ire
Patton and a coral reef boat to
led by marine ecologist Car
line Rogers.
To register for a seminar c;
Friends of the VINP at 77
4940.


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points of my work are usually figure
but the relationship to one anot
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he focus. Everything supports the mood the tone and
1st the color."
"I want to create something beautiful and have it
or be mysterious and thought-provoking," he said.
e- Sage learned some of his technique and was cer-
tal tainly influenced and inspired by a Massachusetts
as painter named John Terelak. As Sage tells the story,
ce back before he pursued painting as a career he was
as working as a cabinet maker in Boston.
nd At the time, Sage had just started to paint at night
ch in his apartment and knew he wanted to do something
n- different when a day off found him strolling through
:nt the streets of the artist haven Rockport, Mass., where
s. he stumbled upon a window display that changed his
it- life.
es "I was just strolling around Rockport when I saw
il. in a window these amazing paintings," said the artist.
a "The paintings had a lot of atmosphere and mood and
th emotion. The strokes were loose and painterly and as
te, I was staring at the paintings in the window, I knew I
ne had to go in this direction."
ur The artist who so captivated Sage was John Terelak,
o- who is widely regarded as one of the most influential
living American Impressionist painters.
all "I went inside his gallery and asked if John taught
9- workshops or took on students, but I was told he kind
of keeps to himself," said Sage. "I pleaded my case
with the woman who worked there and I was saying
things that I wasn't totally convinced of myself, but I
was convincing her."
"I was about to leave and she said, 'wait, every so
often, he'll take on a student,'" said the artist. "She
gave me his number and I called him the next day and
told him about myself."
Once Sage got Terelak on the phone, he pleaded
his case to the esteemed painter and heard himself
saying things aloud that he had only begun to think
to himself.
"I told him how much I loved his work and how
that was the direction I wanted to go in and how un-
settled I was at the time," Sage said. "I told him how
I had started to paint and I asked about classes and
for the first time I was materializing that I was really
serious about this. It takes interacting with the right
rs5 person to bring that out of you."
"There was a pause and he said, 'I'm going to help
you,'" said Sage.
Sage met Terelak a few days later and started a
lasting mentorship and relationship that would have
a profound effect on the young painter.
S "He is this big, burly ex-football player," Sage said
about Terelak. "He taught me painting almost like a
football coach. He gave me a stack of books and told
me to copy a painting out of one of them and come
back next week."


ipes and city-scapes, but the focal
es. They are very subtle sometimes,
her between the figures and their
vironment is the main focus.
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otion Through Beauty


"Final Muse," oil, 18x24

"From that point on we met probably a few times
a month for the next three years and after that when
I had moved away, we'd always meet up and we be-
came really good friends," said Sage. "We went on
painting trips to Vermont and the Bahamas. He and
his wife are like my family now."
Through his friendship and mentorship with
Terelak, Sage gradually grew more confident in his
art and has pursued painting as his full time work for
the past eight years.
Now 35, Sage's work is featured in six galleries
across the country and graces the walls of offices and
homes from Lexington Avenue, NYC, to La Jolla,
California. On St. John, Sage's work can be seen on
the walls of Happy Fish on the second floor of The
Marketplace.
The next step for the artist will be either graduate
school, large commissions or living in an artist com-
munity stateside, he explained.
"I've applied to graduate school because I'd like
to teach at the college level," he said. "But I'd also
like to be in a community of artists where it's really
creative."
No matter where he ends up, Sage is confident that
it will be the right place for him.
"I'm going to let life figure me out," he said. "I'll
put the intent out there and work hard and I'm going
to let things in my life evolve naturally. Like a tree
that doesn't rush to grow to reach its full potential."


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Street Addressing Project Partnership Formed


St. John Tradewinds
As part of advancing the implementation of street
addressing throughout the territory, representatives
from the Office of the Lieutenant Governor and the
Virgin Islands Geospatial Information Council met
with Senator Craig Barshinger, a staunch advocate for
greater use of GPS technology in the territory.
Raymond Williams, Chief of Staff for the Office of
the Lt. Governor, announces that his office will part-
ner with Barshinger in this ground-breaking initiative
that will establish a consistent and comprehensive ad-
dressing system for public roads throughout the U.S.
Virgin Islands.
"We are pleased that Barshinger has committed
his support of this project and his intent to work in
tandem with the Office of the Lieutenant Governor,
VIGIC, and our partners in moving this project for-
ward," said Francis.


The street naming and addressing project continues
the work begun by the Department of Public Works in
the 1990s. The Department of Public Works contin-
ues to be a major contributor to the initiative begun by
the Office of the Lieutenant Governor last year.
Barshinger's support is based on his belief that the
project will ultimately save lives and improve pub-
lic safety, as first responders would no longer have to
rely solely on using local landmarks for directions.
He has pledged to work with the Lt. Governor's
Office in crafting legislation germane to the street
naming and addressing initiative, as well as in identi-
fying funding needed to support the project.
Both parties agree that the next step will be to reach
out to all communities across the Virgin Islands to so-
licit street name recommendations for their specific
communities. This phase of the project is scheduled
to begin within the next two months.


Resident and Holocaust Survivor Shares History


Continued from Page 9
because I was lying between clean sheets and people
were taking care of me and I could relax and I didn't
have to march or conceal that I was sick," she said.
Hruza and her brother were the only survivors in
their immediate family between 1942 and 1944 their
parents, both sets of grandparents, and their uncle,
aunt and 7-year-old cousin were killed in Auschwitz.
"It was much worse than going through it myself
because at the end, I survived," she said. "But coming
home and finding out you are an orphan and all your
family is wiped out, I cannot get over it. Not even
now."
Hruza went back to Czechoslovakia to attend medi-
cal school where she met her lifetime partner, Zdenek.
They married in 1951 in Prague, had two children and
were all living in New York by 1970.
Hruza, a pediatrician-tumed-psychiatrist enjoyed
20 years working in the Manhattan State Hospital be-
fore retiring in 1992 to join her husband, a retired pa-


thologist, in building their dream house on St. John.
"My life turned out pretty well," she said. "Not
only did I have the chance to see the sea, but now I
even have a house somewhere I can walk to the sea."
To this day, Hruza enjoys the things that often go
unnoticed by others she gets elated walking in the
cold wind and rain because she knows she will be
dry and warm in a few minutes, and she still carries
a piece of bread in her purse every time she leaves
the house maybe out of habit, maybe to serve as a
reminder of the security she has now.
As a Holocaust survivor, she also feels obligated
to tell her story.
"Nothing makes me angrier than when people say
it didn't happen or that the Jews just made it up," she
said. "So as long as I can talk, I will be obsessed with
talking about it to whoever wants to listen."
Hruza will speak at Gifft Hill School on April 8
at 9 a.m. and at St. Thomas Synagogue on April 9 at
6:30 p.m.


Crime Stoppers USVI Crimes of the Week


St. John Tradewinds
Crime Stoppers is asking the
community's help to solve the
following crimes. If anyone
knows something, say some-
thing. Even information that
seems insignificant may be just
what law enforcement needs to
solve these cases.
St. John
V.I. Police Department of-
ficials are seeking additional
information on the murder of
Juan Ayala, who was found dead
from multiple gunshots on Janu-
ary 5, 2009, outside his home in
Estate Pastory. Police continue
to believe there were two per-
petrators, with one described as


a black male with braided hair.
Please identify these killers.
St. Thomas
Police are requesting the pub-
lic's assistance with the shoot-
ing of two individuals which
occurred on March 15 at about
10:35 a.m. in the area of Dana
Mart. One victim died as a re-
sult of the shooting, while the
second was critically injured.
Please help police identify the
shooters.
Community members can
submit tips on these or any other
crimes at www.CrimeStopper-
sUSVI.org or by calling 1-800-
222-TIPS (8477). Tips are
completely anonymous, and the


stateside operators are bilingual.
If a tip leads to an arrest or
the recovery of stolen property,
illegal drugs, or weapons, the
tipster receives a cash reward
to be paid according to their
instructions. Only anonymous
callers to Crime Stoppers are
eligible for these cash rewards.
Please note that our technol-
ogy makes it virtually impos-
sible for anyone to trace tips. To
learn how it works, visit www.
CrimeStoppersUSVI.org.
Law Enforcement has new
questions for several tipsters.
Anyone who submitted a tip in
the past, should check to see if
their tip is affected.


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St. John Police Report


Emergency Land Line: 911
Emergency Cellular: 340-776-9110
Police Dept: 340-693-8880
Fire Station: 340-776-6333


Friday, March 19
3:10 p.m. ABellevue Vil-
lage resident p/r that she was
assaulted. Disturbance of the
peace, D.V
6:30 p.m. Units 74B and
402E p/ with one Devon David
Crooke of no known address,
under arrest and charged with
burglary in the second. Bail
was set at $50,000.
7:30 p.m. A citizen r/ her
vehicle was struck in the area
of Wharfside Village. Hit and
run.
10:16 p.m. An Estate Grun-
wald resident r/ she was as-
saulted by a group of females.
Simple assault.
Saturday, March 20
1:40 a.m. An Estate
Enighed resident r/ he was
threatened. Disturbance of the
peace.
2:30 p.m. A citizen r/ he
was robbed at gun point in the
area of Estate Contant. Rob-
bery in the first.
3:26 p.m. An Estate Pas-
tory resident p/r that someone
removed his boat from where it
was docked in Cruz Bay. Un-
authorized use of a vessel.
4:53 p.m. A citizen c/r a
male needs assistance in the
area of Cruz Bay. Police assis-
tance.
6:32 p.m. A citizen p/r that
his friend needs medical atten-
tion. Police assistance.
Sunday, March 21
12:52 a.m. A citizen c/r a
male bleeding from the head in
the area of Coral Bay. Police
assistance.
12:58 p.m. St. John Res-
cue c/r an overturned vehicle in
the area of the Westin Resort.
Overturned vehicle.
3:11 p.m. St. John Rescue
r/ a D.O.A. in the area of Ajax
Peak, Coral Bay. DOA.
11:15 p.m. An Estate Beth-
any resident r/ an assault. Sim-
ple assault.


Monday, March 22
2:51 a.m. A citizen r/an as-
sault. Simple assault.
8:59 a.m. -AnEstate Glucks-
berg resident r/ a grand larceny.
Grand larceny.
11:00 a.m. A citizen r/ his
vehicle was damaged. Damage
to a vehicle.
2:18 p.m. A citizen c/r a
structural fire in the area of
Cinnamon Bay. Fire.
9:50 p.m. A citizen r/ that
his ex-girlfriend slashed his
neck with a broken bottle. As-
sault in the third.
Tuesday, March 23
12:29 p.m. An Estate
Chocolate Hole resident r/ a
burglary. Burglary in the third.
Wednesday, March 24
12:08 p.m. A citizen r/ be-
ing assaulted by three males in
Cruz Bay and kidnapped in a
black vehicle. Kidnapping.
Thursday, March 25
9:33 a.m. An Estate Pas-
tory resident r/ his home was
broken into. Burglary in the
third, D.V
No time given A citizen r/
a suspicious male in the area
of Estate Adrian. Suspicious
activity.
11:47 a.m. A citizen p/r he
was threatened by a male in
Cruz Bay. Disturbance of the
peace, threats.
6:00 p.m. An Estate
Glucksberg resident p/r that
he is having a problem with an
employee. Breach of contract.
Friday, March 26
1:14 a.m. Badge #90 p/
with one Taylor Hirschberg of
Estate Enighed under arrest
and charged with burglary in
the third, D.V No bail was set.
Hirschberg was transported to
the Bureau of Corrections on
St. Thomas.
3:24 a.m. A VITRAN em-
ployee r/ a break-in at the De-
partment of Public Works. Bur-
glary in the third.







18 St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010


Community Calendar



St. John Tradewinds welcomes notices of community-orient-
ed, not-for-profit events for inclusion in this weekly listing. Call
776-6496, e-mail editor@tradewinds.vi or fax 693-8885.


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Tuesday, March 30
The St. John Chapter of
the St. Thomas/St. John Cham-
ber of Commerce will host its
monthly meeting on Tuesday,
March 30, from 5:30 to 6:30
p.m. at Ocean Grill Upstairs.
Community Call to Ac-
tion for the Reduction of Alco-
hol-Related Incidences is host-
ing a town hall meeting on St.
John on Tuesday, March 30, at
the Julius E. Sprauve School
from 6 to 8 p.m.
Friday, March 31
Friends of V.I. National
Park's popular Reptile Hike
will be on March 31 from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursday, April 1
The Island Green Building
Association will host its month-
ly meeting on Thursday, April
1, at Ocean Grill in Mongoose
Junction with social time at 5
p.m. and meeting from 5:30 to
6:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 10
The Julius E. Sprauve
School Fundraising Gala will
take place on Saturday, April
10, at Caneel Bay Resort.


The local chamber will
recognize recipients of the 27th
Annual Wilbur "Bill" LaMotta
Community Service Awards
at St. Peter Greathouse on St.
Thomas Saturday evening,
April 10, during a banquet and
dinner dance themed "Groov-
ing with the Sixties." The eve-
ning kicks off with cocktails
at 6:30 p.m. and the banquet
and awards ceremony begins at
7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $125 per
person and must be reserved by
April 3 by calling 776-0100.
May 6-7
The 10th Virgin Islands Non-
point Source Pollution Confer-
ence will be May 6 and 7 at the
Wyndam Sugar Bay Resort and
Spa on St. Thomas.
Saturday, May 22
Mark those calendars the
Animal Care Center will cel-
ebrate Wagapalooza's tenth
anniversary on Saturday, May
22.
Sunday, May 30
Friends of Virgin Islands
National Park's 7th Annual
Beach-to-Beach Power Swim
is Sunday, May 30.


Alcholics Anonymous Meetings
Alcoholics Anonymous meets as scheduled: Sundays, 9:45
a.m. at Hawksnest Bay Beach; Closed meeting for alcoholic
only at Nazareth Lutheran Church at 5:30 on Tuesdays; Open
meetings on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 p.m. at
Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cruz Bay; Tuesdays, Thursdays
and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at Moravian Church, Coral Bay.

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings
Narcotics Anonymous has open meeting from 6:30 to 7:30
p.m. every Saturday at St. Ursula's Church.

Al-Anon Meetings
Al-Anon meets on St. John every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the
picnic table at the VINP ball field, and every Thursday at 5:30
p.m. at St. Ursula's Multi-purpose center.

Alateen Meetings
Alateen will meet on Mondays at St. Ursula's Church from
6 to 7 p.m. and is open to anyone interested in attending.


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new center with market,
bank, spa & more
office/retail space available
1036 sq. ft./ 726 sq. ft.
reasonable rates / flexible terms
excellent location next to Westin
call Emily for info. #776-6666




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SCENIC PROPERTIES
340-693-7777
Cruz Bay: One
bedroom/one bath/w/d
$1400.00; One bedroom/
one bath $1100.00;
One bedroom/one
bath/w $1200.00; Three
bedroom/2 bath/w/d
$1700.00
Coral Bay: One
bedroom/one bath
$1250.00


HOUSE FOR RENT:
Coral Bay 2-BR, 1.5-BA,
W/D, large deck with
harbor views. Direct bus
route access. $1300 mo.
First and last rent upfront.
302-381-5247


Two Bedroom in Bethany.
One Bedroom furnished
in Contant. 340-690-1104


2/2, A/C, fans, W/D, paved
road, at door parking, mt.
top house, 30-mile views,
very secure, private, $1300
561-832-3040
561-602-9484


Coral Bay House, 2BR,
1BA, fully furnished,
largecovered deck,
beautifulviews, w/cat,
paved rd. May 1-Oct 1,
$800/mo. 693-5492


St. John Saltpond Bay
Area: Beachfront, masonry
villa, 3 bed/2 bath, queen
size beds, all A/C, plus
ceiling fans, 60 ft treetop
deck. Rent 2K/month +
utilities. Call Peter Mollo
917-821-2826
Check www.villamollo.net


Coral Bay, furnished 1
bedroom apartment with
studio/office on Seagrape
Hill. $1200/month plus
utilities. First/Last/
Security. 1.610.739.3361


Long Term Fully
Furnished Coral Bay
Newer 2 Bed 2 Bath A/C
W/D $1800/mth
Ron 715-853-9696


Coral Bay-2+BR 1BA
house w/yard near mini
market $1,400. Available
for business use -
open your pottery shop
now. 693.3399


2 bedroom, 2 baths
unfurnished, A/C, W/D.
First and security. Call
775-7561 or 690-1138.


Upscale Gift Hill apart-
ment, 2Br, 2 Bth, pool,
laundry, good parking.
693-9155 or 315-286-9194




St John 0Eye Care
boulon center

PLENTY
OF PARKING
GOOD
TRAFFIC FLOW

Dr. Craig Friedenberg

779-2020


RELIABLE MOBILE
AUTO REPAIR:
Professional and experi-
enced. Brakes, CV Joints,
Suspensions, Shocks,
Alternators, Timing Belts,
General Engine, Repair,
Foreign & Domestic.
All Work Guaranteed.
Call 227-9574




Westin Villas For Sale
great views, contiguous
weeks: 1 br wks 51,52,
1 and studio wk 52. All
offers considered e-mail
masdndw @aol.com


Get a Tan and a Paycheck!
Full time, part time, lots of benefits, free scuba,
snorkeling, sailing trips to the BVI, etc. Growing
watersports company has immediate openings:
Beach Attendants at Westin Resort
Retail Store Staff
PADI Instructors


Cruz Bay Watersports 776-6857


PIPEFITTER Wharton Smith International, LLC has
an immediate full-time position lasting 2-3 months for an
experienced pipefitter at the Diageo project in St Croix.
Candidate should have extensive knowledge of welded
steel, PVC, welded stainless steel, and threaded galva-
nized steel piping systems. Ability to read blueprints and
schematic drawings is needed and experience in water/
wastewater/industrial construction is preferred. Call (340)
713-8182 or fax resume to (770) 447-1932.


Contractors Wanted. The V.I.RC&D and CBCC
are currently preparing designs and bid packages for por-
tions of the Coral Bay Watershed Management Project.
These projects will be ready to bid over the next 12
months. Contractors to who are interested in bidding on
the construction of roadside storm water management
devices including paving, culverts, detention basins are
invited to contact Greg Miller PM, VI RC&D at 776-
6770 or Coral Bay Community Council at 776-2099 for
information concerning the projects. V.I.RC&D complies
with Federal procurement regulations and encourages
small businesses, minority owned businesses and women
owned business to participate in this work.


HELP WANTED: Busy Villa Property Management
Company seeks a hands-on guest services assistant with
some maintenance skills. Part time may lead to Full
time. References required. Must have vehicle and cell
phone. Send resumes to usvivillas@aol.com.

R Estate/ Sale by Owe


Two cottages, 1BR 2BA and 1BR 1BA in Coral Bay
completed 12/07, income producer, underground utilities,
solar HWH, outrageous views, main site still available
for building, $750,000. Antonette 340.776.1179.


STJ. Wanted 5 good neighbors. Lots with Coral Bay, down
island and Caribbean views. $295 up. Financing possible,
paved road, underground utilities. 779-7445
www.coralbaydesignbuild.com, www.coralbayvistas.com




SUZUKI ISLAND CAR FOR SALE:
Partially Renovated $1500 OBO Richard 340 642-5358


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3 Sail Church
10 Sunday

Baha'i Community of St. John
Race Unity Devotions
7:30 p.m. Friday;
Study Circles 9 a.m. Sunday
776-6316, 776-6254

Bethany Moravian Church
Cruz Bay, St. John
11 a.m., Sunday School 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. Sunday- Marketplace
Wednesday Testimonials
7:45 p.m. on last Wed. of Month

The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints
Sun. 9 a.m., STT. 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

Jehovah's Witness
7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 7 p.m.
Saturday (Espafol), 10 a.m. Sunday
340-715-0530


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
Sat. 6 p.m., Sun. 7:30 & 9:30 a.m.,
Spanish Mass 5:30 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 a.m.
776-6339

St. John Methodist Church
Sunday 10 a.m
693-8830

Seventh Day Adventist
Saturday
779-4477

St. John Pentecostal Church
Sunday 11:05 a.m., 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday Prayer 7:30 p.m.,
Thursday Bible Study 7:30 p.m.
779-1230

St. Ursula's Episcopal Church
Sunday, 7:15 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
Every 1st Sunday: Service 9:30 a.m.
Bible Class, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.
777-6306

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
9:45 a.m. Sunday
776-6332

Word of Faith Church
Word of Faith International
Christian Center, Sundays 7:30 a.m.
Gifft Hill SchoolCall 774-8617


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RED HOOK TO CRUZ BAY
Every hour on the hour from 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.

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Cruz Bay Charlotte Amalie
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11:15 a.m. 1 p.m.
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Accommodations
Caribbean Villas & Resorts
tel. 1-800-338-0987
or locally 340-776-6152

Island Getaways
888-693-7676, islandgetawaysinc.comrn
kathy@islandgetawaysinc.com

Suite St. John Villas/Condos
tel. 1-800-348-8444
or locally at 340-779-4486

VIVA Vacations
tel. 779-4250
P.O. Box 1747, STJ, VI 00831


Galleries
Maho Bay Art Center
tel. 776-6226 Glass blowing, pottery,
recycled art, tie dye, paper making


Health
St. John Eye Care 779-2020
27 years serving Virgin Islanders
Dr. Craig Friedenberg


Insurance
Theodore Tunick & Company
Phone 775-7001 / Fax 775-7002
www.theodoretunick. corn


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.com

John McCann & Associates
tel. 693-3399 fax 888-546-1115
Located at Wharfside Landing
www.RealEstateOnStJohn.com

RE/MAX Island Paradise Realty
tel. 775-0949 fax 888-577-3660
P. O. Box 646, STJ, VI 00831


Air-Conditioning Jewelry info @remaxipr.com
Dr. Cool 340-715-COOL (2556) R&I PATTON goldsmithing
One call for all your air-conditioning 776-6548 or (800) 626-3455 Restaurants
refrigeration and appliance needs pattongold.com, Chat @pattongold.com Concordia Cafe, 693-5855
Happy Hour 4:30-6pm


Architecture
Crane, Robert Architect, AIA
tel. 776-6356
P.O. Box 370, STJ, VI 00831

Barefoot Architect, Inc.
tel. 693-7665 fax 693-8411
P.O. Box 1772, STJ, VI 00831


Art/Galleries
Maho Bay Art Center
tel. 776-6226
Offering Art Classses


Banking
Scotiabank
#1 Mortgage Lender in the VI
The Marketplace (340) 776-6552


BeautI/Sna


Landscaping
Alfredo's 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 00831

PROPERTYKING
tel. 643-6348
Landscaping & Irrigation


Property Manager
Cimmaron Property Management
tel. 340-715-2666
St. John's Premier Property Manager

Seaview Vacation Homes, Inc.
tel. 340-776-6805; 1-888-625-2963
www.seaviewhomes.com


Beauty Lounge Salon & Spa
776-0774 www.stjohnbeautylounge.com Real Estate
Located in Mongoose Junction R l Estatl
American Paradise Real Estate
Westin Resorts & Villas tel. 693-8352 fax 693-8818
Spa Services P.O. Box 8313, STJ, VI 00831
tel. 693-8000, ext. 1903/1904 info @americanparadise.com


Building Products
St. John Hardware
tel. 693-8780 fax 776-6685
Located at The Marketplace


Cruz Bay Realty
tel. 693-8808 fax 693-9812
P.O. Box 66, STJ, VI 00831
infod@cruzbayrealty.com

Debbie Hayes, GRI
tel. 714-5808 or 340-642-5995
debbiehayes @debbiehayes.com
www.stjohnvirealestate.com


Dinner 6-8:30pm Tues-Sat

Fish Trap Restaurant
and Seafood Market
tel. 693-9994, Closed Mondays

La Tapa
tel. 693-7755
Open Wednesday-Monday

Ronnie's Pizza and Mo'
tel. 693-7700 Call for Delivery
Located in Boulon Center

Skinny Legs
"A Pretty OK Place"
tel. 340-779-4982
www. skinnylegs. com

Sun Dog Cafe
tel. 693-8340
Located at Mongoose Junction


Retail
Sugar Birds
340-776-6909
Located at Mongoose Junction


Services
C4th Custom Embroidery
tel. 779-4047
Located in Coral Bay


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Business Directory


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St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 21


Delroy "Ital" Anthony
discusses aspects of

with author and speak-
er Rick Johnson at
the Tuesday evening,
March 23, workshop


St. John Tradewinds News
Photo by Andream Milam


Johnson Spreads Mpssage of Better Parenting


Continued from Page 5
"When a feminized male looks for a
mate, he looks for someone like mom," said
Johnson. "He internalizes traits such as pas-
siveness and indecisiveness, and his wife
eventually loses respect for him."
Johnson urged the audience to not al-
low their sons to quit at something, because
boys need to persevere in different circum-
stances. Additionally, men need to base their
decisions on principles, not emotions, he ex-
plained.
Communicating with males is often dif-
ficult for single mothers, as men and women
are hard wired to speak differently.
"Men need to know what's expected of


us," said Johnson, who encouraged remov-
ing visual distractions, touching the boy's
arm and getting his eye contact in order to
really make an impact. "Speak in sound
byte-type sentences. When he asks why he
shouldn't do something, say 'because good
men don't act that way.'"
Boys also need encouragement in dif-
ferent forms than females. More than love,
boys need respect and admiration, Johnson
explained.
"If you want to encourage your son, say
'I admire you for that,'" he said. "Tell him,
'I really respect that quality in a man.'"
For more information on Johnson's par-
enting program, visit www.betterdads.net.


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.Adeste" A beautiful new
vacation rental home with great
v'iews to East End, Hurricane
H4ote & Coral Bay. Tradewind
breezes & spectacular sunrises
enhance thi~s beautifully built
mission style homew Features
include extensive covered docks
onal levels, 3 private bedrooms
within marble tile baths, lower
level access to a to
owletcretaker/foiciif bedroom
apartment, & a large pool &
deck $1 .75M


"Surfside"- Rare chance to own a nrome in the exclusive Real Bay
enclave Surtside is a be"ul1fuiiy apooirnted Mediterranean style three
bedroom, three ball pool villa situated on Ihe edge ol undeveloped
park land wit h fabulous ocean views and breezes Stroll via palhway
to secluded while sardI eac". Irorn this oversized lot Very successful
rental home viih plans for another 2x2 villa with separate entrance,
Reduced to jusi $1.550,000?
"'Limin' Time" The perfect Caribbean cottage with a sandy pocket
beach on Great Cruz Bay & a very large pool & deck. Completely
redesigned and refurtbished in 2009, Lmiin' Time is better than new &
ready to move in with new high end fixtures, furnishings,new pool &
a perfect location in this well established neighborhood. Keep your
yacht moored wrihin sight & just pull your dinghy up on your own
property, Swim and snorkel without driving, $1.75M
"Coyaba" This newly constructed three-bedroom home sits on a flat
one acre lot with sweeping water views of the Caribbean Sea and the
bay below. The large open-style great room, kitchen and dining area
plus three bedrooms are located on one level, Enjoy the sounds of the
surf together with breezy eastern trade winds from your pool deck.
Purchase includes deeded beach rights to Hart Bay Beach and
Chocolate Hole Beach. Priced to sell $4,413,000
i "Sundance & Moonsong" Two houses for the price of one in
desirable Estate Chocolate Hole. Both Sundance and Moonsong are
successful short term rentals within walking distance to Hart Bay
beach and just a few minutes from Cruz Bay on paved roads.
Sundance is 3 bedrooms with a pool & spa with a large surdeck.
Moonsong is 2 bedrooms 2 baths with a spa. $1,800,000
"Palm Terrace Vilas"- Four of the most spacious condos to be found
on SL John. Completed in 2005 with beautiful views, generous
balconies, common sun deck and pool area. walk to town and Frank
Bay Beach. The two bedroom unit is over 1700 sq. It. and the three
i bedroom penthouse units are over 2100 sq.ft. AN feature large
kitchens, granite countertops, stainless appliances, large closets,
private washer and dryer and ample storage. These condos have it
all. $825,000 to S1,299.000
- "Cruz Views" unit 7 is a very popular rental condo, featuring beautiful
views to St. Thomas and colorfI sunsets. Convenience is key with
/ i proximity to the pool and sundedc, and a short walk to Cruz Bay. This
unique air-conditioned comer unit has been recentlyy refurbished
ai including new tiae floors, mahogany cabinets. furniture and bath. Lush,
tropical lar.dscap;r.g adds 4he perfect touch. $599,000


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done and a 15 lot sub division permit All lots have water views and breezes and 4 lots are on the
flat top of a ridge with almost 360 degree views. Just reduced from $3.18M to $2,99M. Estate
Zootenvaal 20 acres over looking the marine preserve at Bork Creek just east of Coral Bay $7M.
Adjoining 6 acre parcel with 4 cottages and white sand beach also available. Little Plantation with
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dance to Pine Peace School Property is non-coformiing. $3T75,000


BORDEAUX MT. Family home with three bedroom/two baths and large covered porch with plenty of room to
expand on the gentle /2 acre site. Bay rum trees abound on this lush parcel. Take advantage of all the benefits of buying
a Force 10 home. $575,000.


CBR HOME LISTINGS
LUMINARIA Luxurious ridge-top villa w/incredible
views of the North shore & down island. Lg. pool w/wa-
terfall, 3 bd/bath suites, garage, gated entry, beautiful
furnishings & landscaping. $2,495,000. Adjoining parcel
also available
VILLA ROMANCE A brand new, luxury, villa built to the
highest quality & craftsmanship. This well-designed villa
provides privacy, comfort & exquisite detail. The gated en-
try leads to the heart of the villa, overlooking the 30 ft. pool,
with a tropical courtyard setting. Tile roof, coral flooring,
fountains, arches, columns, covered galleries, & romantic
gazebo. This is a MUST SEE! Reduced to $2,400,000.
A BEST BUY! Well built, poured concrete cottage with
lovely covered wraparound porch in Est. Carolina. Tile
floors, louvered windows w/complete hurricane shutters,
flat lot for gardening & concrete slab in place for future
garage & expansion. Only $349,000.
CHRISTY ANN New rental villa in upscale neighbor-
hood. Masonry construction with low maintenance fea-
tures. three bedroom/two baths, large covered veranda,
spa, 20' vaulted ceiling in greatroom, ample room for ex-
pansion. $1,595,000.
PERELANDRA Excellent 2 bd/2 bath rental villa high
above Cruz Bay. Stunning water views, privacy, lovely
pool set in lush gardens. A good buy at $1,050,000.
CHOCOLATE HOLE -Masonry 2 bd/2 bath home
with carport/workshop, on an absolutely gorgeous 0.86
acre lot with panoramic views. End of the road privacy.
$975,00.
CALYPSO del SOL Very successful rental villa w/
excellent views of Chocolate Hole Bay & St. James
islands. Newer masonry homewith 3 bdrms/3 baths, large
screened porch, A/C, beautiful pool & hot tub. $1,950,000.
NAUTILUS Dramatic WATERFRONT setting on Ma-
ria Bluff. 3 bd/2 bath masonry villa w/large wraparound
veranda pa, sunrise to sunset views, 1.09 acre, tile roof,
circular drive. $1,495,000.
SEASCAPE Fantastic location on Bovovoap Pt!
Spacious 2 bd main house w/lap pool, plus a separate
caretaker's cottage. Panoramic sunset views, privacy.
$1,200,000.
AURORA Luxurious 4 bd/4bath masonry villa on
Contant Pt. Enjoy 180' views from Great Cruz Bay to
St. Thomas, great privacy, pool, multiple outdoor areas,
excellent vacation rental history. $1,995,000.
WATERFRONT WITH DOCK Concrete 3 bd/2 bath
home, on large, flat 1 ac.flat lot, with direct access the bay
at your door step. Now only $980,000.
CHEZ SHELL Charming 3 bd / 3 bath, w/gorgeous
sunset views, & prime Great Cruz Bay location. This
beautifully decorated, & maintained rental villa has mar-
ble floors, A/C, custom cabinetry, inviting spa & excellent
floor plan. $1,295,000.
PLUMBGUT-1 bd/1 bath homew/adjacent lX1 cottage.
Lush setting on eastern side of Bordeaux. $574,000


TESSERACT Popular 3 bdrm / hth fke w/
fanta St.
Tho -U oms, multiple decks,
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Giffi Hill School would like to thank everyone who helped

"Open a World of Opportunity" for our students at our 24th Annual Auction:

The Westin St. John Resort and Villas
Dionysus Wine Distributors, Bellows International, Alfredo's Landscaping, Seaview Building Solutions,
Cruz Bay Prime, La Plancha del Mar, Baked in the Sun, ZoZo's Ristorante, Liz Lowe, Eddie Bruce,
Rosemary Richards, Kathy Vargo, Kate Norfleet, and Darron and Hope Meares of Bowtie Benefit Auctions.
The 24th Annual Gifft Hill School Auction Committee: Lori Barlas, Beth Jones, Sarah Maruk, Molly Murrill,
Karen Ovcina, Joe Palminteri, Cindy Rutnik, Nancy Schutt, Brenda Wallace, Erin Witbeck
Featured Artists: Toni Craft, Jonathan Doran, Elaine Estern, Tristan Ewald, Livy Hitchcock, George Hollander, Larry Lipsky,
Ziya Neema, Patricia Orlandini, Aimee Trayser, Gail Van de Bogurt, Denise Wright
Student volunteers: Jernings Abraham, Afrika Anthony, Jackson Barry, Coral Breuning, Monae Clarke, Viniqua David,
Deneisha Davis, Sheniqua Davis, Nyshima Felix, Trichelle Gumbs, Damien Hodge, Kaneeka Hodge, ChloeJarvis, JadaJarvis,
Pace Knowles-Donnelly, Jeffrey McCord, Sharvelle Nicholas, Autumn Orlandini, Zoya Otto, Jeanie Patrie, Kiarah Penn,
Olivetti Samuel, Tinesha Smith, Mike Vargo
Faculty volunteers: Kathleen Cooke, Molly Fitzpatrick, Jill Hale, Terri Parker, Val Prakas, Liz Rogers, Rosemary Richards, Jason Siska,
Nikki Spofford, Katie Zaytoun
Parent volunteers Lisa Ehrhart, Lori Francis, KarenJarvis, Anandini Morris, Joe Nogueira, Tina Petitto, Cindy Rutnik, Jon Schutt,
Kelly Straub, Joe Palminteri, Monique Rogers-Clarke, Angie Smith, Sherece Smith, Brenda Wallace, Erin Witbeck
Alumni volunteers: Roma Goodlander Sophie Rutnik
Board members: Andrew Barlas, Michael Barry, Jan Courlas, Debbie Hayes, DonnaJoyce, Veronica O'Brien-Powell, Joe Palminteri,
Blake Parker, Dana Robes, Jon Schutt, Sherece Smith, Miles Stair, Fred Trayser, Michael Weinman
Administration: Ed Deusser, BethJones, Beth Knight
Our Generous Donors: ABC Construction, Activities Information Center, ADM Wireless, Alex Ewald of La Tapa, Alex Holstein,
Alfredo's Landscaping, Alma Bair and Allen Weiss, Alzheimer's Association (NYC chapter), Amos and Cindy Rutnik, Ann Marie Elia,
Aqua Bistro, Baked in the Sun, Bamboo Studio, Banana Deck, Beach Bar, Bella, Bern Putnam D.C., Big Planet, Biras Creek Resort,
Black Sails LLC, Body N Soul, Bougainvillea Shop, Cactus on the Blue, Cafe Amici, Caneel Bay Resort, Cape Air, Caravan Auto Parts,
Carolina Corral, Carolyn and Otmar Thoemmes, The Cellar, Chandra Rhymer, Chelsea Drug Store, Chris Chapman, Chuck Riviere,
Colorful Corner, Computer Express, Crazy Crackers, Cruz Bay Canines Cats & Critters, The Crystal Shoppe, Dana and Martha Robes,
Diamonds International, Diana Petitto, Dionysus Wine Distributors, Dock's Restaurant (NYC), Dolphin Market, Donkey Diner, Donna
and ArthurJoyce, Dr. Cool, Drift Away Day Spa, East End Cafe, E.C. Service Station, Eddie Bruce, Estate Lindholm, Esthetica Day
Spa, Fabric Mill, Fish Trap, Fresh Produce, Gallows Point Resort, Garden by the Sea, Grapevine Salon & Spa, Great Dane Inc., Gwen
Lane, Happy Fish, Hardware Abs, Health Care Connection, High Tide Restaurant, Inter-Island Boat Services Inc., Into the Blue,
Island Blues, Jan and Steve Paul, Joan Farrenkopf, John and Linda Dickson of Pink Papaya and Papaya Cafe, Joni and Barry Butzow,
Kaleidoscope Video, Katha and Vezio Ricciardi, Kilroy's Dry Cleaning, L & L Car Rental, Lily's Market, Lime Inn, Lori Dudkin,
Maho Bay Campground, Maids in Paradise, MaLinda Media LLC, Mathayom Private Chefs, Merchants Commercial Bank, Mojo Cafe,
Morgan Barlas, Morgan's Mango, Mumbo Jumbo, Nancy and Jon Schutt, Nest, Noah's Little Arks, Ocean Grill, Ocean Runner, Pam
Larson, Pampered Pause, Paradise Gas, Paradise Lumber, Paradiso, Rhumblines, Richard Damiano, Ronnie's Pizza, Royal Pet Supplies,
Sam and Kay McCullough, Scott Hartshorn MD, SeaDream Yacht Club, Shade, Shipwreck Landing, Skinny Legs, Starfish Gourmet
and Wines, St. John Brewers, St. John Chiropractic, St. John Dental, St. John Editions, St. John Eye Care, St. John Hardware, Sugar
Mill Hotel, Surf da Web, Tina Petitto, Tourist Trap, Tutu Much, Vail Mountain School, Val Prakas, Vicki Uzzell, Virgin Voice, Welcome
Home, Wet Woody's, Wyndham Sugar Bay, and Zozo's Ristorante
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Family Practice, Cruz Bay Realty, Debbie Hayes, First Bank, Fred Trayser Construction, Greenleaf Commons, Griffin Transport,
Health Care Connection, Holiday Homes, Iroquois Builders, John Foster Real Estate, Mail Center, Merchants Bank, Myrah Keating
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deJongh Signs Bill To Allow Issuance of Real Property Taxes at LevelPage 3Domino Could Have Gasoline Within WeeksPage 4 Boston and Thomas Found Guilty – AgainAnselmo Boston and Kamal Thomas Convicted of Assault, Weapons Charges During 2nd Retrial in Cockayne CasePage 3 March 29-April 4, 2010 Copyright 2010 magazinest. thomas 2010 EDITIONS COMING SOONmnelson@malindamediallc.com Island Resident and Holocaust Survivor Will Share History with CommunityPage 9 Students Set Sail Aboard Silver Cloud in Support of CBYC’s Flotilla FundraiserGuy H. Benjamin School students enjoyed a morning sail aboard the tall ship Silver Cloud on Saturday, March 20, en route to the Coral Bay Yacht Club’s 13th “Almost Annual” Flotilla the Coral Bay public elementary school. — Story and Addi tional Photos on Page 12.St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Adam Lynch

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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds After several residents complained about non-reliable VIT RAN bus service on Love City, the senate president’s St. John liaison attacked the problem without hesitation. “As far as I’m concerned, when you’re a liaison, you try to get all which duck is missing,” said Bonny Corbeil, Senate President Louis Hill’s St. John liaison. “I’m trying to reach out to all the individuals who are involved with issues on St. John to try to join the links together and come up with solutions to our problems.” The lack of a reliable schedule, not informing the public when buses are out of order and unsafe drivers topped the list of complaints from residents regarding VITRAN. For her part, Corbeil contact cials and sent a report to Senator Hill outlining the issues, she explained. “I sent in an assessment of the issue to Senator Hill,” said Cor beil. “I think it would be fair to say that this is another one of these situations where senators who are representing St. John have to understand that our needs are not being met.” “My job, as I see it, is to furnish my report to Senator Hill and hope that he will then be in a position to understand why the bus service isn’t working and how he can help Residents hope the assessment now on the senate president’s desk RAN service on St. John. 2 St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 The Island Green Building Association will host its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 1, at Ocean Grill in Mongoose Junction with social time at 5 p.m. and meeting from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Gary David, also known as “Dr. Cool” Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Appliances, will present the latest innovation in solar energy — solar air conditioning! Dr. Cool will show how the sun can keep a home cool and save one money with new units now being installed on St. John. Solar energy is used to assist the compressor in heating environmental ly-friendly Freon. Units average only 15 percent more in cost, and save 30 to 40 percent in WAPA cost! The public is welcome to this free seminar. Call 227-1110 for more information. Island Green Builders’ Seminar Features Solar Air Conditioning April 1St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime EliiottResidents can hope for more regular VITRAN service soon.The St. John Chapter of the St. Thomas/St. John Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 30, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Ocean Grill Upstairs. Items to be discussed include an update on V.I. Port Authority/ deJongh Associates Cruz Bay parking and other proposals. Copies of the deJongh proposal will be available at the meeting. Signage and more welcome information for the barge area, the upcoming Crime Victims Week St. John Vigil and other issues the chapter is working on will also be discussed.Chamber Chapter Meeting Is Mar. 30 events in recognition of the Easter holiday. Customers will have an opportunity to guess how many jelly cate to the store. The drawing will be on Easter Monday, April 5. There will be a pork shoulder tasting on Friday, April 2, and Saturday, April 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the market and kids will be able to enjoy sugar cookies on Friday and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. Starsh Market Hosting Easter EventsImprovements Are Possible With VITRAN Bus Service Assessment EDITOR/PUBLISHER MaLinda Nelson malinda@tradewinds.vi NEWS EDITOR Jaime Elliott jaime@tradewinds.vi WRITERS Andrea Milam, Mauri Elbel ADVERTISING advertising@tradewinds.vi CIRCULATION Rohan Roberts COLUMNISTS/ CONTRIBUTORS Sis Frank, Eliza Magro, Adam Lynch Afrika Anhtony, Chuck Pishko, Vern Tonge, Jeff Smith, Paul Devine, Jerry Runyon, Andrew Rutnik, and Dustin Prudhomme SUBSCRIPTIONS U.S. & U.S.V.I. only $70.00 per year THIRD CLASS PERMIT U.S. Postage PAID Permit No. 3 St. John, VI 00831 NEWSLINE Tel. (340) 776-6496 Fax (340) 693-8885 www.tradewinds.vi editor@tradewinds.vi MAILING ADDRE SS Tradewinds Publishing P.O. Box 1500 St. John, VI 00831 COPYRIGHT 2010All 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 Friends of V.I. National Park were forced to reschedule two New dates have been selected for both seminars and spaces Wednesday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants can search for reptiles along the Reef Bay Trail with reptile expert Dr. Renata Platenberg, and enjoy a boat ride on the Sadie Sea back to Cruz Bay. The Fish ID Sail will be on Tuesday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants can become citizen scientists on board the sailboat Calypso Reptile Hike Seminar Set for Mar. 31 Community Call To Action Town Hall Meeting To Address Alcohol IncidentsCommunity Call to Action for the Reduction of Alcohol-Related Incidences is hosting a town hall meeting on St. John on Tuesday, March 30, at the Julius E. Sprauve School from 6 to 8 p.m. laboration with St. Croix Unity Coalition, Inc. For more informa tion call Harry Daniel at 774-6100. Refreshments will be served.

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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds On Wednesday evening, March 24, Anselmo Boston and Kamal Thomas were both convicted for a second time of third-degree assault and weapons charges after a twoday trial before V.I. Superior Court Judge Brenda Hollar. Thomas alone was also convict ed of threatening and intimidating a witness. The verdict was handed down on Wednesday evening, March 24, after the 12 member jury deliber ated for just one and a half hours, according to a report in the Virgin Islands Daily News. Thomas, 20, and Boston, 33, guilty of assaulting James “Jamie” Cockayne the night of June 19, 2007, a half an hour before the young Pennsylvania man was stabbed to death on a Cruz Bay street. The two defendants were cleared of murder charges after their original trial — which was joined with a third codefendant Jahlil Ward, who was convicted of murder. The two were convicted of assault and weapons charges. and Boston were sentenced in July 2009 to 12 and a half years in prison and slapped with $11,575 however, were thrown out after it came to light that the Cockayne family had paid cash rewards to Hollar ordered both men to stand a new joined trial, separate from Ward, who faced a second jury himself on murder charges in December 2009. Following his second trial, Ward was convicted of second degree murder, but has not yet been sentenced as Hollar considers motions to grant the 20-year-old St. John man a third trial. In the meantime, Thomas and Boston were not able to convince a second jury of their innocence the night Cockayne was stabbed eight times, including a fatal wound to the femoral artery, outside Fashion Palace in Cruz Bay. During the second trial, prosecutors Assistants Attorney General Claude Walker and Courtney Reese outlined a series of events on the night of June 18, 2007 which ultimately led to the assault of Cockayne. When Boston ran into Cockayne at the Front Yard Bar the night of June 18, he was upset because Cockayne had kicked his girlfriend’s Jeep earlier that after noon, according to prosecutors. Along with Thomas, Boston got ended with a pool stick being broken over the Pennsylvania man’s head, prosecutors alleged. Thomas, Boston and Ward then followed Cockayne up the street to the area of Dolphin Market, where they surrounded him and beat him with wooden sticks, prosecutors alleged during the trial. About a half an hour later, Ward alone followed the Pennsylvania man to the area of Fashion Palace and stabbed him behind a wooden house, according to prosecutors in that case. Despite Boston taking the stand in his own defense, the 12-member jury believed prosecutors’ version of events and handed down guilty verdicts for both men. After the convictions were read, Boston — who had been free on $75,000 bail — was remanded into custody, according to a report in the V.I. Daily News. Unable to post bail, Thomas remained in custody at the Bureau of Corrections on St. Thomas, according to the report. Hollar has set May 14, as the tentative date for the men’s sentencing — the same day that Jamie Cockayne would have turned 24. Jahlil Ward Governor deJongh Signs Bill To Allow Issuance, Collection of Real Property Taxes at 1998 Level St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 3 Thursday, April 1st INDEXBusiness Directory .............20 Church Schedules ..............20 Community Calendar .........18 Crossword Puzzle ...............18 Ferry Schedules .................20 Letters ...........................14-15 Police Log ...........................17 Real Estate ....................21-23 Wha’s Happn’nin’...................8Boston and Thomas Found Guilty in RetrialAnselmo Boston and Kamal Thomas Convicted Again of Assault, Weapons Charges in Cockayne CaseKamal Thomas Anselmo Boston St. John Tradewinds Governor John deJongh on March 22 approved Bill 28-0208 which authorizes the issuance and collection of real property taxes at the 1998 rate and assessment levels. But the governor’s signing of the bill did not come without his expressing deep concern about the negative impact that one of the bill’s sections will have on the ability of the government to effectively collect real property taxes. While deJongh told the Senate on Monday the legislation is a crucial measure which will allow the government to send out real property tax bills at the 1998 assessment rate and levels, he pointed out that, “Section 5 is detrimental to the collection process because it prohibits the government from levying any interest and penalties on any assessment for the property tax years 2006, 2007 and 2008.” This is counter-productive to the government’s objective to collect real property taxes since it prevents the government from imposing interest and penalties as a ready tool for collecting delinquent taxes, explained deJongh. “I urge that the members of the 28th Legislature reconsider this measure, as it distinctly creates a disincentive for the timely payment by real property taxpayers whose revised 2006 real property tax bills increased under the 1998 rate and assessment level,” said dejongh. Commenting on another section of the legislation, deJongh said that Section 2 is necessary as it facilitates the process by programmed monies in order for the the system and reprogram data to the 1998 assessment rate and levels. With the passage of the measure, the government can proceed with the process of reissuing the 2006 real property tax bills at the 1998 assessment rate and levels and consider the issuance of the 2007 real property tax bills at the 1998 level, added deJongh. In correspondence to the Senate, the governor noted that he must remain cognizant of the potential burden placed on residents with the issuance of multiple tax bills within one calendar year. “With this in mind, my Administration will make every effort to alleviate the anxiety of taxpayers with respect to the payment of multiple real property taxes in one year and will work with the members of the 28th Legislature to resolve this matter which is of grave importance to the Virgin Islands community,” said the governor.

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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Domino Gas Station in Cor al Bay remained shuttered last week, making it now more than a month since residents on the eastern side of St. John could Cruz Bay. While rumors have been swirling across the island since gas ran out at the Coral Bay station in February, Domino Oil Company is not going out of business, according to St. John Administrator Leona Smith. The Coral Bay station is not alone, Domino gas stations across the territory have been closed since the Puerto Rican-based company experienced problems with its barge, Smith explained. Domino’s operations were halted when its barge failed to pass a required U.S. Coast Guard inspection, according to Smith. The problem has been solved and Coral Bay residents can hope to see the gas station open within a few weeks, according to the St. John Administrator. “Domino has settled with the Coast Guard in regard to the inspection of their barge,” said Smith. “They now have the green light. The only problem that reery in Puerto Rico.” “They are in conversations once that is squared away, they should be able to have gas in the next week or two,” Smith said. “The good news is that they are not going out of business.”4 St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Adam LynchThere has been no gas at the Coral Bay Domino Station for more than a month. Still No Fuel in Coral Bay — Domino Could Have Gasoline Within Weeks WR-FitnessClub TW 6.09.indd 1 6/10/09 12:42:29 PM

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St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 5 By Andrea Milam St. John Tradewinds Men and boys are vital to the fabric of society. This is the message author and renowned speaker Rick Johnson shared with St. John residents at his Tuesday evening, March 23, workshop at the Julius E. Sprauve School library entitled “Better Dads: Helping Men Become Better Fathers” and “Courageous Moms: Raising Boys to Become Good Men.” Nearly 50 residents crowded into the library in an interest to learn better parenting skills from Johnson at the St. John stop of his week-long Virgin Islands tour, which included presentations on the radio and to V.I. prisoners. “Men and fathers are the key to virtually every problem our culture faces,” said Johnson, who grew up in an alcoholic home and began his quest to learn to become a better father when he had children himself. Children from fatherless homes poor. They make up three quarters of teen suicides, and 70 percent of men incarcerated in the U.S. come from homes without a father. Forty percent of children in the U.S. are growing up without a father, and they lack good male role models to counter the portrayal of fathers on television as “jerks” or “bumbling idiots,” said Johnson. “I’m pretty frightened about that,” he said. There are several things boys need during their development that single mothers may not be aware of, Johnson explained. First, boys need to break from their mothers convey by telling mom that her breath smells when she’s trying to be affectionate; and again during adolescence, which often manifests itself as disrespect, acting sullen and challenging authority. “Wise moms understand that this is a normal stage of development,” said Johnson. One thing that is crucial to the development of boys into good men is learning to take risks. Failure helps boys to learn, Johnson explained. “Taking risks is part of growing up to be a man,” he said. “When boys are always rescued by their mothers, they learn to rely on women for everything. When they’re allowed to quit, quitting becomes a lifelong habit.” Boys who enter the real world unequipped to deal with whatever life hands them often react with anger, an emotion with which they are more comfortable, to cover up what they are actually feeling, which is fear. Single mothers who become overly attached to their sons because of the guilt of raising them without a father can actually damage the boys’ psyche, Johnson explained. Boys with overly attached mothers can become angry and seek to dominate women, often fathering children with multiple partners and abandoning them all. attached mothers can become feminized. Author and Speaker Johnson Spreads Message of Better Parenting Across USVISt. John Tradewinds News Photo by Andrea MilamSt. John parent Myrtle Barry thanks author and speaker Rick Johnson for his March 23, workshop entitled “Better Dads: Helping Men Become Better Fathers” and “Courageous Moms: Raising Boys to Become Good Men” at Julius E. Sprauve School.Continued on Page 21

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6 St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 From Tainos to Rockefeller, Storied History of Caneel Bay ResortBy Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Long before Caneel Bay Resort catered to some of the world’s richest residents, the property was home to the Taino people who supplemented their take from the sea by farming root vegetables on the nearby hillsides. The history of Caneel Bay was the focus of a Friends of Virgin Islands National Park seminar led by local historian Chuck Pishko at the North Shore resort on Wednesday morning, March 24. Pishko led about 25 people — including a University of the Vir gin Islands professor and six graduate students — on a tour of the ruins on the property and shared the rich history of the area. After the Tainos, who originally hailed from South America’s Orinoco River area, continued on to the Greater Antilles islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico, the next group to reach Love City’s shores were the Dutch, explained Pishko. “After Columbus left, and he didn’t stop here really anyway, the next group of people here were the Dutch, who held islands in the area but kept being driven out,” said Pishko. One remnant of the Caribbean Dutch rule is the island Jost Van its origins. Soon the Danes decided to establish colonies in the West Indies and launched into the sugar industry, explained Pishko. While expeditions from nearby islands would come ashore on St. John to fell its large hardwood trees wasn’t until the Dutchman Peter Durloe established structures necessary to support sugar cane operations at Caneel that Love City was settled with business. What remains of a daub and waddle house, built in the early 1800s, is located on the hillside behind the manager’s house which once overlooked the sugar cane operation. Caneel Bay Resort’s Equator restaurant was the site of a horse mill and Pishko shared a photograph of the mill from 1834. Durloe ingrained himself in the upper echelons of St. Thomas society, marrying well and counting well-to-do Danish families among his closest friends. He eventually married four times and operated the lucrative Caneel Bay sugar plantation until his death. Enslaved Africans toiled under extreme conditions in the boiler room, the remains of which stand today near the entrance to Caneel Bay Resort. The Durloe family built their home most likely above Hawksnest Bay and ran the nearby plantation for four generations. After Peter Durloe III died, his widow married Lars Olsen, who would eventually squander the family fortune and high-tail it to North America. The Durloe family was able to collect only enough money from the auction of the Caneel Bay property to educate the two living sons back in Europe.St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime ElliottChuck Pishko, center, regales a group of visitors and residents with stories of Caneel Bay’s past during a VINP seminar on the resort grounds. ATTENTION ST. JOHN HOMEOWNERSHIRING PROFESSIONALS TO MAINT AIN YOUR HOME ISNOT AN EXTRAVAGANCEI T ISSMART BUSINESS SENSE CONTACT THE PROFESSIONALS AT Cimmaron Property ManagementS t. John’s Premier Property M anagement Company Providing:COMPREHENSIVE MAINTENANCE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT GUEST SERVICES (340) 715-2666 / www.cimmaronstjohn.com / info@cimmaronstjohn.com P.O. Box 37, St. John, VI 00831 / Lumberyard Complex – Cruz Bay Continued on Page 16“After Columbus left — and he didn’t stop here really anyway — the next group of people here were the Dutch, who held islands in the area but kept being driven out.”– Historian Chuck Pishko

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By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds A new online forum is giving St. John residents another avenue to have their voices heard. The website “St. John Planning for Today and Tomor row,” at http://stjohnsummit.webs.com, was created by Paul Devine and is open to anyone who wishes to weigh in on St. John issues. While Devine is the executive director of the St. John Community Foundation, he launched the open forum website on his own, he explained. “This is separate from the St. John Community Foundation,” said Devine. “I did this as a way for people to talk to each other and get some more dialogue going on out there. I thought an online forum would be a good way to get insues.” After registering on the site — which is free and only takes a few seconds — residents can comment on one of the topics already posted, like parking and the Cruz Bay water front, or start a new thread. The forum could solve the problem of people who want to share their opinions but can’t make it to the myriad meet ings hosted across St. John, Devine explained. “I thought this would be a good way to solve the problem of people having to come to meetings,” he said. “This way, people can just jump online and discuss any subject matter they want. I started the website with a few issues, like parking, the waterfront, Coral Bay and a community center. But that was just to get the ball rolling.” “People can add their own comments on any of those topics or they can create their own topic,” said Devine. “We just want to keep the content about St. John.” Often the same people attend most of the meetings with their voices the ones most often heard regarding issues. With the new website, Devine hopes to change that. “We have a group of people who kind of think they know it all,” Devine said. “I got sick of seeing the same people at every meeting and their voices were the only ones being heard. And I’m one of those people.” “The website will give us an opportunity, over a period of time, to let those other voices be heard,” said Devine. So far the site has attracted 16 members, nine of whom “Once we get the word out, I think we’ll get a lot more members,” he said. While the site is a way for St. John residents to share their opinions about issues, Devine also sees the forum as a way to build consensus and work toward solving problems which have been plaguing Love City for years. “I keep statistics on how many people come to the site and I have the ability to compile information as an archive as far as what topics people are talking most about,” said through the forum and then work toward solutions.” St. John liaison for Senator Louis Hill, Bonny Corbeil was an early supporter of the website. “I think this is brilliant and really good for us,” said Cor beil about the new online forum. “I think one thing that is important is to really acknowledge the good things that different people do. I herald Paul for thinking of this website and getting it up and running.” “It’s unrealistic for people to get to meetings sometimes, especially on St. John where people work two or three jobs,” Corbeil said. “This way people can still be a part of the process and have their opinions heard.” While anticipating exciting discussion, Corbeil hoped the new site would pave the way to solutions. “I think this open forum is a great way to address some issues and will take us to solutions quickly,” she said. Check out the website at http://stjohnsummit.webs.com or call Devine at 693-9410 for more information.St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 7 New Website Aims To Help St. John Plan for Today and Tomorrow“People can just jump online and discuss any subject matter they want. I started the website with a few issues, like parking, the waterfront, Coral Bay and a community center. But that was just to get the ball rolling.”– Paul Devine, St. John resident

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8 St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds About 20 residents took to the streets of Cruz Bay along with retired educator Patrice Harley on Sunday afternoon, March 21, to bring awareness to the needs of children with disabilities. Starting at the Franklin Powell Park around 3 p.m. on March 21, the group marched to the V.I. National Park playground to mark the launch of Exceptional Children’s Awareness Week in the territory. The walk was the sole St. John event for the Exceptional Children’s Awareness Week and Harley was glad to organize the march. “We’re just trying to raise some awareness about children with disabilities here and how they have needs that can be met,” said Har ley. The group bore banners with the names of various island sponsors who supported the event, including St. John Ice Company, W&W Fast Food, Our Market, Joe’s Diner, P&P on the Point, St. John Racquet Club and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. After gathering in the playground, children enjoyed treats and a sunny Caribbean afternoon. “We had some ice cream and drinks and some activities that all the children could enjoy,” said Harley. The group intends to make the walk an annual event and hopes to share progress made for children with disabilities during next year’s march, Harley added. “If they ask me, I’ll be back here next year and I hope to have good news to share about the work we’ve been doing for disabled children in the territory,” she said. crane ROBERT CRANEARCHITECT, A.I.A.P .O. BOX 370 CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN U.S.V.I. 00831(340) 776-6356 Sports Massage Soft-tissue Injuries Energy WorkLina GuildLicensed Massage Therapist 776-6223 Wha’s Happ’nin’ by Sis Frank The Blues Festival Was FabulousSt. John Tradewinds Steve and Helen Simon made the island rock with top performers once again! What talent! Thanks for all that music! Sally Smith Reports from Florida Sally and Roger are freezing and wearing wool socks! Both are feeling better — we miss them! VI Jazz All Stars Return to Regular W eekly Beach Bar Performances See you there! Life in Five Quarters Is Beautifully Presented The St. John Historical Society should be proud of its book of selected readings of St. John history. Everyone must purchase a copy! St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Jaime ElliottMarchers walk through Cruz Bay to raise awareness for children with disabilities.Cruz Bay Walk Celebrates Week of Exceptional Child Two young St. John girls supported the cause and enjoyed their balloons.

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By Mauri Elbel St. John Tradewinds Judita Hruza, the kind, articu late woman approaching 86 who shares a home in Johnson Bay with her husband of 59 years, Zdenek, never takes the view of the turquoise seas or the warmth of Caribbean sun for granted. Born and raised in Czechoslovakia on the Hungarian border, Hruza was just a young girl when the events of the Holocaust — the genocide of approximately six million European Jews during World War II led by Nazi Germany — began to unfold. “I was 19 when the Germans came, and my brother was 14,” Hruza said. At the time, she and her brother were living with family friends in Budapest to continue their education after they were no longer allowed to attend school in Preov. “It was a real disaster when the Germans came because we were Jewish and wanted to be with our parents, but we weren’t allowed to leave Budapest,” she recalled. “But later we found out our par ents were deported to Auschwitz and they were killed. We never saw them again.” In October of 1944, the ultrafascist Hungarian Nazi party began deporting Jewish women between 16 and 40 and men between 16 and 60 living in Budapest. While her brother was only 15, Hruza was marches and camps at age 20. Budapest to the Austrian border – that lasted about 12 days,” Hruza said. Granted food every other day, Hruza recalled the sheer exhaustion that accompanied near constant marching and zero shelter from the freezing rain and frost. “We tried and we tried to drag ourselves along, but we were sick,” she said. “We didn’t get any water, so we were drinking water from puddles on the road and we all had dysentery. But we had to go on — if we couldn’t go any further, we were shot on the spot.” While many people died during a working camp where she stayed for four months. “It was winter, very hard to dig (trenches), but you had to or they would shoot you,” she said. “We were over 1,000 people there, men and women, and there were 30 of us in one tent. There was no heat, we were lying on the naked ground on top of frost and snow and we got food once a day.” At the end of March 1945, the camp was evacuated and Hruza was led on another death march through Austria to Mauthausen. “The march lasted 17 days, and during those 17 days, we got food four times,” Hruza recalled. “We were in the mountains and it was very cold — people were dying on the way, but if you sat down, you were shot.” Hruza recalls being fed a meal on April 7, 1945 — some thick soup she ate immediately accom panied by one piece of bread she put in her backpack to save — before being led up a mountain where “We had to climb up a mountain and when we got there, we heard a lot of shooting — not like occasional shooting, but uninter rupted shooting,” she said, recalling what she saw as she reached the peak and began her descent on the spiraling downhill road. “The bodies, dead or injured, and lots of blood.” Hruza said the group immedi ately knew why they were fed — to gain the strength to climb up the mountain only to be illegally killed by the Nazis on the other side. She vividly recalls her stream of thoughts: knowing she would die, calling for her mother, never having the chance to see the ocean and longing for just a few more breaths. But the shooting stopped and Hruza remained among the approximate 500 survivors who Nazi concentration camps in history. “The worst thing there was the hunger — it was so awful,” she said. “My brain changed with the hunger — I could just think of eating. I was starving and I felt it everywhere, not just in my stomach but in my bones. My entire body was screaming for food.” Another three-day march to Gunskirchen found Hruza at the worst camp yet — hundreds died daily and she witnessed CannibalBut just one week later, her horror ended. On May 4, 1945, the 71st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army liberated Gunskirchen. “We saw the American jeeps and all those G.I.’s signaling us the peace sign and we didn’t know what it meant, but they called ‘hur rah’ and we called ‘hurrah’ and they were throwing us goodies,” she recalled. Hruza caught a Hershey bar and still remembers the moment it her tongue. “It was like a shock — something familiar from a long time ago and it was sweet and fragrant and it reminded me of my family and my childhood,” she said. “And I realized I am really free right now.” A few days later, Hruza became infected with typhus and was picked up by a Red Cross medic and taken to the hospital for several weeks. “It was a horrible illness, but my memories of it are wonderful St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 9 Continued on Page 17“The worst thing there was the hunger — it was so awful. My brain changed with the hunger — I could just think of eating. I was starving and I felt it everywhere, not just in my stomach but in my bones. My entire body was screaming for food.”– Holocaust survivor Judita HruzaLongtime St. John Resident and Holocaust Survivor Shares History

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St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 11 St. John Tradewinds Guy Benjamin School’s after-school program “The World Around Us,” has started and meets Monday through Thursday from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. The program offers a wide range of both academic and extracurricular activities for children in grades K-6. Transportation and snacks are provided. The program is funded through a multi-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Center Program. The $100,000 grant for this school year was received after a competitive grant application was written by GBS and its partner in the 21st Century Community Learning Center Program, the Coral Bay Community Council. It is anticipated that continuing funds will be received each year — families, government and the community — making the program sustainable on a long term basis. Each day provides 45 minutes of enrichment in reading, math, recreational and cultural activities, creative writing, counseling, mentoring and team sports. The students are able to make choices, based on interest, as to which extracurricular activity they will par ticipate in. The St. John School of the Arts is partnering to provide a broad curriculum of activities including yoga, drama, Quelb and drumming. There are 75 children participat ing. The program began February 16 and will run this year until May 27. It is hoped more funding will allow the after-school program to run the entire 2010-2011 school year. Both children and parents are very excited about the program. Most of the regular school teachers are working in the program, as well as some community members and paraprofessionals. Time is also being donated by some par ents and others. Approximately once a month there will be a program of parental and general interest. And, as the program matures, parents and community members will be asked to provide feedback for improvements and additions. Bajo el Sol Featuring Maize, Wright and Thody on April 2 Painting by Kristen Maize St. John Tradewinds Gifft Hill School is in the process of renovating its lower campus playground, thanks to the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel McCullough, grandparents of two Gifft Hill School students, and funds provided by a second anonymous donor. When students return to school after spring break on April 6, they vamped with new fencing, replenished rubber mulch surfacing, refurbished shade structures and a new piece of playground equipment made by CedarWorks of Rockport, Maine. CedarWorks makes ecofriendly playground equipment from northern white cedar, a naturally rot and pest resistant, chemical free, splinter free, and safe wood for children. CedarWorks itself runs its facilities with bio-fuel and green electricity. They use leftover cedar for composting, heating, and horse stall bedding, and 10 percent of zations which support kids or the environment. Andrew Barlas of ABC Construction, the father of a second grade GHS student, will lead the playground rebuild with assistance from a group of volunteer parents from the school community. The new playground will be enjoyed by Gifft Hill School students in preschool through 5th grade. St. John Tradewinds Bajo el Sol Gallery will feature three artists who each work in different mediums — Denise Wright, Kristen Maize and Mandy Thody — at an opening reception on Friday, April 2, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the gallery’s Mongoose Junction location. Wright, a long time St. John resident, works in what she describes as mixed media. Working on a variety of surfaces, she creates paintings which have many layers of texture. Maize was born on St. John and has grown up absorbing the richness of her environment. Now, working in oils, she creates Thody, an artist known for her work in raku ceramics, continues to create very special ceramic pieces of art. Working in both high whimsical creative side and her deeply devoted side. For more information call 693-7070.GBS Launches “The World Around Us” Program GHS Students Will Enjoy Renovated Playground

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St. JohnTradewinds News Photos by Adam Lynch St. John students, parents and residents, including Guy Benjamin, top right, enjoyed a day on the water and at the beach. 12 St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds With perfect sunny skies and a steady 10 knots of cooling breeze, the Coral Bay Yacht Club could not have asked for better weather for its 13 “Almost Annual” Flotilla on Saturday, March 20, at Miss Vie’s Campground. In total, the group raised about $5,500 for the Coral Bay public elementary school Guy Benjamin School. GBS students enjoyed a sail on Coral Bay’s tall ship Silver Cloud thanks to Captain Elliott Hooper, owner of Tall Ship Trading Company. About a dozen CBYC members sailed their vessels over to the East End site with day trippers paying only $40 for the sail and lunch at the beach. Other party goers opted to drive and pay a $20 entrance fee donation. While the students spent most of the afternoon in the turquoise waters off Miss Vie’s Campground, Koko and the Sunshine Band kept the rest of the crowd entertained on shore. Hot dogs and hamburgers and a full spread of local West Indian dishes kept everyone’s hunger at bay. About 15 volunteers — from GBS teachers who served food and lifeguarded to Dick Burks who or ganized the sailing portion of the success. Local businesses and vendors donated food, drink and supplies for the event. $500 was won by a GBS student, who squealed with delight when his name was called. Up next for the CBYC is the Commodore’s Cup in May, which brings all three St. John yacht clubs together for one weekend of racing in Coral Bay.CBYC’s Almost-Annual Flotilla Nets $5,500 for GBS ARE YOU P A YING TOO MUCH FOR YOUR COMP ANY’S GROUP HE ALTH INSUR ANCE?WE CAN HELP!IT’S TIME TO CALLVI Employee Benefit Consultants, Inc. 4003 Weymouth Rhymer Highway, Ste. 2 Charlotte Amalie, VI 00802-2213 (340) 775-9393 / Fax (340) 775-6509 wlewis@islands.vi www.viebcserve.com A R E Y O U P A Y I N G T O O M U C H F O R Y O U R C O M P A N Y ’ S G R O U P H E A L T H C O V E R A GE ?WE C A N H E L P !IT ’ S T IM E T O C A L L V I E m p l o ye e B e n e t C o n s u l t a n t s, I n c . 4 0 0 3 W e ym o u t h R h ym e r H i g h w a y , S t e . 2 C h a r l o t t e A m a l i e , V I 0 0 8 0 2 – 2 2 1 3 ( 3 4 0 ) 7 7 5 – 9 3 9 3 / F a x ( 3 4 0 ) 7 7 5 – 6 5 0 9w l e w i s@ i s l a n d s. vi w w w . vi e b cse r ve . co m

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St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 13 By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Dean Doeling wants St. John children to enjoy sports of all kinds and as an employee of Nike he has the opportunity to do just that. Using Sport for Social Change ture of the St. John Community Foundation last year. The group’s ber’s Just Play Day which attract ed more than 100 St. John children of all ages for a day of sports in the USFSC is gearing up already for next year’s Second Annual Just Play Day, scheduled for Columbus Day, Monday, October 11. Doeling hosted a gathering at La Tapa on Tuesday night, March 23, to announce plans for the event. Registration is already open for this year’s Just Play Day and St. John caterer Mathayom has agreed to donate lunch and snacks for the kids, Doeling explained. While the group makes many donations to various island sports teams, USFSC most recently donated 68 pairs of football cleats league and 30 pairs of softball cleats to the Ruby Rutnik Memorial Softball Tournament. USFSC always needs donations to ensure its continued success. For more information about USFSC or do make a donation, check out the group’s website www.usingsportforsocialchange.com.USFSC Already Making Plans for Second Annual Just Play DaySt. JohnTradewinds News Photo by Adam Lynch Dean Doeling, at right, with Housing Park and Recreation’s Hubert Mucosco. Deliveries from St. Thomas Available WATER DELIVERY 24/7 NEXT AD DEADLINE IS THURS., APRIL 1 St. JohnTradewinds News Photo Courtesy of Dean Doeling Doeling announces a recent donation of athletic cleats to the St. John Men’s Flag Football league.

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14 St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 Keeping Track of Crime2009 Homicides: 1 Shootings: 0 Stabbings: 0 Armed Robberies: 5 Arsons: 0 1st Degree Burglaries: 6 2nd Degree Burglaries: 17 3rd Degree Burglaries: 70 Grand Larcenies: 67 Rapes: 12010 TO-DATEHomicides: 0 Shootings: 0 Stabbings: 0 Armed Robberies: 1 Arsons: 0 1st Degree Burglaries: 0 2nd Degree Burglaries: 6 3rd Degree Burglaries: 16 Grand Larcenies: 16 Rapes: 0 The belligerent outbursts, including the ongoing loud usage of the “f’ word in the street and area of “Joe’s Diner” is offensive to both residents and island visitors a like. When customers are asked to leave this place of business, they often simply walk out on to the side walk and loudly continue their offensive behavior. Recently, I heard a young woman loudly conversing with a group of young men on this same street about the details of the sexual encounter she intended to have with another women; as she physically demonstrated her anticipated encounter. Another young woman who was shouting to a young man across this same street, actually stopped to apologize to me for her loudness. She then immedi ately topped things off by shouting to the young man what he could to do to himself. Again the “f” word. Cars and motorcycles now drag race at all hours; starting at the corner where “Connections” is located and proceeding just beyond Mongoose Junction. This was starting late at night. Then it began starting ear lier in the evening. Now I am hearing it in the after noons as well. A motorcycle rider stopped in front of a place of business located on this street, revved up the motor to the apparent highest level of noise it could produce, and then went speeding a way to cheers from his friends and colleagues. Tourists and shoppers in the area complained about being temporarily interrupted from conducting business due to the noise level. I saw a young family with two small children reading a menu which was posted outside of a restaurant on these street. A drunk, female patron at “Joe’s Diner” was loudly and repeatedly using the “f” word, as a young child sat coloring at the next table. I over heard the mother with the young tourist family say to her husband, “Let’s leave this entire area.” Who can blame her? This general area also seems to have become the evening hang out for blasting loud music from vehicles, which park in the “Joe’s Diner” parking space long after the business has closed for the night. I am one who believes what people say and do in the context of private discussion is entirely their business. However; there is nothing private about the usage of the language and actions as described. There is a monthly publication which advises tour ists that cussing in public is typically not acceptable to our residents. I often wonder what tourists who read this must think, should they walk through this particular area. One tourist in a place of business recently commented, “I was already aware of what goes on in the street here at night...I didn’t want to come down here because I don’t want to be around it, but my wife really wanted to and its our last night here.” Why is it that a tourist behaving in a civil manner just long enough to pick up a food order on this same street, yet these behaviors are allowed to go on each day? This letter was written at about 2:00 pm on a week day, as I listened to a driver “revv” his engine as he drove toward the area of Mongoose Junction. up a loud, heated altercation at “Joe’s Diner”, peppered with “f” bombs. Even if this were not the case, don’t our own residents, especially our children, deserve better? Name W ithheld by RequestInspirationA double big thanks to Ira Wade and the staff of Public Works. I really mean it. Just before Cid lost her patience with the disgusting trash from the Susannaberg transfer station on Gifft Hill Road, I did — as I’m sure did many others who either live in the area, or drive by every day. I’m not sure I can claim to be his “inspiration,” but I wrote a letter two weeks ago asking Mr. Wade to please have his staff pick up the trash that had spilled over the hillsideit was awful! I was as thrilled as Cid to see that it was done, and promptly. In my letter I also asked that the area be picked up on a regular basis. Mr. Wade, please let these letters in the Tradewinds be your “inspiration” to see that the transfer station staff does just that. I may be wrong, but I don’t think it’s “above and beyond.” I think you, I’ll be out there with my plastic bag, helping keep it clean. Residents of the area, you can help too, don’t just beep and wave as you speed by! Keep after the area around your own property. Please don’t throw trash out your car window after leaving Tony’s. And all of you who claim to be “green,” do your part in ridding the island’s neighborhoods of trash and clutter. Beautiful St. John will be so much more beautiful and clean for its residents and our guests. W ith many thanks, Nancy Brown Estate Susannaberg WHAT DO YOU THINK? SEND YOUR LETTERS T O EDIT OR@TRADEWINDS.VI Too Many Belligerent Outbursts Letters to St. John TradewindsMr. Miller wants to cancel the military and its industry because he believes, erratically, that the mili tary industry is here to maintain war. This means the war, according to him, is led because this is what perpetuates the military industry. The reality is exactly the opposite. Nobody can doubt the excellent, victorious action of our military which saved millions of people during WW II from certain death. Later on, the strong military saved Europe for the third time by preventing the Communist assault which was contemplated. During this time, our military prevented total occupation of Korea by the attacking communists. The today comparison of the lifestyle and economy of South and North Korea speaks for itself. Strong military prevented — so far — a contem plated attack of China against Taiwan. The Iraq war prevented further attacks and genocide by a crazy dictator Hussein who started several local wars which cost a million deaths on each side. We removed Hussein and saved additional victims. victorious military that he turned himself off his previous activity of terrorism to save himself. Our strong military is indispensable to keep the world dictators in check and they have to limit their murderous activity because they know if they cross the margin of bestiality, they may become the next victims of our military might. America’s economic and military strength is the only guarantee of prevention of further mayhem by fanatical dictators like the one in Iran. Strong military in the hands of a real democratic America is a blessing for the world. We have many enemies around the world. Without our strong military, we would be torn apart. Z. Hruza St. JohnU.S. Military Exists To Prevent War and Terror ISLAND NOTES from the publisher Good bye snowbirds! Don’t forget to reinstate your subscriptions. Happy Belated Birthday LEK! — MN

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Letter to Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 15 Rules Not Taught in School Bill Gates recently gave a speech at a high school about 11 things they did not and will not learn in school. He talked about how feel-good, politically correct teachings created a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure in the real world. Rule 1: Life is not fair — get used to it! Rule 2: The world doesn’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something before you feel good about yourself. Rule 3: You will not make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won’t be a vice-president with a car phone until you earn both. Rule 4: If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss. Rule 5: Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your called it opportunity. Rule 6 : If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ fault so don’t whine about your mistakes, learn from them. Rule 7: Before you were born, your parents weren’t as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you thought you were. So before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parent’s generation, try delousing the closet in your own room. Rule 8: Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life has not. In some schools, they have abolished failing grades and they’ll give you as many times as you want to get the right answer. This doesn’t bear the slightest resemblance to anything in real life. Rule 9: Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you Rule 10: Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs. Rule 11: Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one. — Submitted by Greg MillerSt. John Tradewinds News PhotoThe Seaborne family celebrates the airline’s new Vieques service.Seaborne Starts New Service to ViequesSt. John Tradewinds Seaborne Airlines continues to expand their service in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico with the their newest exciting destination — Vieques, Puerto Rico. Starting March 18, the airshuttle service will offer multiple daily from San Juan Isla Grande Airport and St. Croix’s Henry E. Rohlsen Airport. able, Vieques is now more accessible than ever, and travel will be a breeze aboard Seaborne’s comfortable and convenient airshuttle. With fares as little as $59.50 each way to Vieques during the month of March, it’s never been a better time to take advantage of Seaborne’s service and explore the beautiful and alluring Vieques. Vieques is coming into its own as one of the world’s premiere travel destinations. The internationally renowned W Hotel will be Caribbean property in Vieques this spring with the W Retreat and Spa, bringing a luxurious, high-end spa retreat experience to this area of the Caribbean. Seaborne is proud to offer ser vice that will exceed the expectations of all travelers going to and from Vieques, and will exponentially enhance their experience of the island. Seaborne has been continually growing their services in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico since their arrival in 1993, and is proud to provide the travelers of this community with the most convenient and comfortable travel experience to be had. downtown Christiansted, St. Croix and Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, between the airports of St. Croix, St. Thomas and San Juan — and now Vieques. To celebrate their new ventures and invite more passengers to enjoy the seaplane and airshuttle experience, Seaborne has announced a March Madness special promotion running though this month that includes a St. Croix/St. Thomas weekender fare of as little as $59.50 each way and fares to and from San Juan as little as $69.50 each way. For more information or to book tickets, call 866-FLY-USVI in St. Croix and St. Thomas, and 787292-6656 in San Juan or visit their web site online at seaborneairlines. com. Non-Point Source Pollution Conference May 6-7St. John Tradewinds The 10th Virgin Islands Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference will be May 6 and 7 at the Wyndam Sugar Bay Resort and Spa on St. Thomas. This year’s conference theme is “Changing Direction and Directing ChangeSolutions to Nonpoint Source Pollution.” The keynote speaker is Marine Ecologist Trika Gerard, who will address issues from watershed and coastal management to habitat impacts. Judith Enck, EPA Region 2 Administrator, will also discuss solutions through government initiatives and education and outreach. The two-day conference will include training sessions and research presentations and will focus on implementing environmentally friendly practices to reduce and prevent pollution in the Caribbean. Nonpoint source pollution is the single, greatest threat to the territory’s environment and the health of its residents. Oil leaking from cars; sewage spills; animal waste; soil erosion; storm water discharges; faulty septic systems; and illegal waste dumping are all nonpoint sources polluting our Islands. Join scientists, policy makers, and other concerned citizens address the problem and present solutions. For more information visit the conference website at www. usvircd.org/nps/ or call Kysha Wallace at 774-3320. Early registration deadline is April 2. The Festival and Cultural Organization of St. John is seeking young ladies interested in vying for the title of Miss St. John Festival Queen 2010-2011. Contestants must be 16 to 21 years of age, have a 2.5 academic average, a resident of the St. Thomas/St. John district and never been pregnant. Interested young ladies can pick up applications at Festival Organization Seeking Miss St. John Contestants for 2010The Festival and Cultural Organization of St. John is seeking couples interested in vying for the title of St. John Festival Prince and Princess 2010-2011. Contestants must be 7 to 11 years of age, have a 2.5 academic average and be residents of the St. Thomas/St. John district. Interested couples can pick up applications at the St. John Tourism Princess/Prince Contestants Sought

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focus. Everything supports the mood — the tone and the color.” “I want to create something beautiful and have it be mysterious and thought-provoking,” he said. Sage learned some of his technique and was cer painter named John Terelak. As Sage tells the story, back before he pursued painting as a career he was working as a cabinet maker in Boston. At the time, Sage had just started to paint at night in his apartment and knew he wanted to do something different when a day off found him strolling through the streets of the artist haven Rockport, Mass., where he stumbled upon a window display that changed his life. “I was just strolling around Rockport when I saw in a window these amazing paintings,” said the artist. “The paintings had a lot of atmosphere and mood and emotion. The strokes were loose and painterly and as I was staring at the paintings in the window, I knew I had to go in this direction.” The artist who so captivated Sage was John Terelak, living American Impressionist painters. “I went inside his gallery and asked if John taught workshops or took on students, but I was told he kind of keeps to himself,” said Sage. “I pleaded my case with the woman who worked there and I was saying things that I wasn’t totally convinced of myself, but I was convincing her.” “I was about to leave and she said, ‘wait, every so often, he’ll take on a student,’” said the artist. “She gave me his number and I called him the next day and told him about myself.” Once Sage got Terelak on the phone, he pleaded his case to the esteemed painter and heard himself saying things aloud that he had only begun to think to himself. “I told him how much I loved his work and how that was the direction I wanted to go in and how unsettled I was at the time,” Sage said. “I told him how I had started to paint and I asked about classes and serious about this. It takes interacting with the right person to bring that out of you.” “There was a pause and he said, ‘I’m going to help you,’” said Sage. Sage met Terelak a few days later and started a lasting mentorship and relationship that would have a profound effect on the young painter. “He is this big, burly ex-football player,” Sage said about Terelak. “He taught me painting almost like a football coach. He gave me a stack of books and told me to copy a painting out of one of them and come back next week.” “From that point on we met probably a few times a month for the next three years and after that when I had moved away, we’d always meet up and we became really good friends,” said Sage. “We went on painting trips to Vermont and the Bahamas. He and his wife are like my family now.” Through his friendship and mentorship with art and has pursued painting as his full time work for the past eight years. Now 35, Sage’s work is featured in six galleries homes from Lexington Avenue, NYC, to La Jolla, California. On St. John, Sage’s work can be seen on Marketplace. The next step for the artist will be either graduate school, large commissions or living in an artist community stateside, he explained. “I’ve applied to graduate school because I’d like to teach at the college level,” he said. “But I’d also like to be in a community of artists where it’s really creative.” it will be the right place for him. put the intent out there and work hard and I’m going to let things in my life evolve naturally. Like a tree that doesn’t rush to grow to reach its full potential.” 16 St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 “I paint landscapes and seascapes and city-scapes, but the focal relationship with their environment is the main focus. Everything supports the mood — the tone and the color.”– Artist Brian SageTainos to Rockefeller, Storied History of Caneel Bay Resort “Final Muse,” oil, 18x24Crossword Answers — Puzzle on Page 18 Continued from Page 10Brian Sage Evokes Emotion Through BeautyOne son remained in Denmark and the other returned to St. Thomas, explained Pishko. “It is said that all living Durloes throughout the islands are descendents of that one Durloe son who returned to the Caribbean,” he said. When the Durloe family auctioned off the Caneel property, a French Huguenot living on St. Croix purchased the land. The Ruans stayed in St. Croix and ran the sugar plantation from there until the sugar industry eventually declined. The next Caneel Bay owner was a Haitian man named Delinios, who lived on St. Thomas. Operations declined further, however, and the plantation fell into ruin. The last local to own the plantation was St. Thomas resident Abram Smith who would eventually sell it to the West Indian Company. It was the West Indian Comat the site, building one cottage on each beach and operating service. With its seven cottages, The Grand Hotel catered to St. Thomas and stateside visitors who enjoyed secluded stays at the property. At the end of World War II, the West Indian Company sold the property to two brothers from Puerto Rico who also pur chased nearby Dennis Bay. The brothers ran a charitable trust based in Rhode Island. Nelson Adlrich, a senator from Rhode Island and Rockefeller relative, was instrumental in the trusts and the resort was Rockefeller in the 1952. It was run as a Rockefeller Resort and gained huge popularity, which the property continues to enjoy to this day under its current ownership, Rosewood Resorts. Friends of VINP’s excit ing seminar series continues throughout March and April. Upcoming seminars include a green building house tour with local architect Doug White, tropical gardening with Irene Patton and a coral reef boat tour led by marine ecologist Caroline Rogers. To register for a seminar call Friends of the VINP at 7794940. Continued from Page 6

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Resident and Holocaust Survivor Shares HistorySt. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 17 because I was lying between clean sheets and people were taking care of me and I could relax and I didn’t have to march or conceal that I was sick,” she said. Hruza and her brother were the only survivors in their immediate family – between 1942 and 1944 their parents, both sets of grandparents, and their uncle, aunt and 7-year-old cousin were killed in Auschwitz. “It was much worse than going through it myself because at the end, I survived,” she said. “But coming family is wiped out, I cannot get over it. Not even now.” Hruza went back to Czechoslovakia to attend medi cal school where she met her lifetime partner, Zdenek. They married in 1951 in Prague, had two children and were all living in New York by 1970. Hruza, a pediatrician-turned-psychiatrist enjoyed 20 years working in the Manhattan State Hospital before retiring in 1992 to join her husband, a retired pathologist, in building their dream house on St. John. “My life turned out pretty well,” she said. “Not only did I have the chance to see the sea, but now I even have a house somewhere I can walk to the sea.” To this day, Hruza enjoys the things that often go unnoticed by others — she gets elated walking in the cold wind and rain because she knows she will be dry and warm in a few minutes, and she still carries a piece of bread in her purse every time she leaves the house — maybe out of habit, maybe to serve as a reminder of the security she has now. As a Holocaust survivor, she also feels obligated to tell her story. “Nothing makes me angrier than when people say it didn’t happen or that the Jews just made it up,” she said. “So as long as I can talk, I will be obsessed with talking about it to whoever wants to listen.” Hruza will speak at Gifft Hill School on April 8 at 9 a.m. and at St. Thomas Synagogue on April 9 at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 19 3:10 p.m. A Bellevue Village resident p/r that she was assaulted. Disturbance of the peace, D.V. 6:30 p.m. Units 74B and 402E p/ with one Devon David Crooke of no known address, under arrest and charged with burglary in the second. Bail was set at $50,000. 7:30 p.m. A citizen r/ her vehicle was struck in the area of Wharfside Village. Hit and run. 10:16 p.m. An Estate Grunwald resident r/ she was assaulted by a group of females. Simple assault. Saturday, March 20 1:40 a.m. An Estate Enighed resident r/ he was threatened. Disturbance of the peace. 2:30 p.m. A citizen r/ he was robbed at gun point in the area of Estate Contant. Rob3:26 p.m. An Estate Pastory resident p/r that someone removed his boat from where it was docked in Cruz Bay. Unauthorized use of a vessel. 4:53 p.m. A citizen c/r a male needs assistance in the area of Cruz Bay. Police assistance. 6:32 p.m. A citizen p/r that his friend needs medical attention. Police assistance. Sunday, March 21 12:52 a.m. A citizen c/r a male bleeding from the head in the area of Coral Bay. Police assistance. 12:58 p.m. St. John Rescue c/r an overturned vehicle in the area of the Westin Resort. Overturned vehicle. 3:11 p.m. St. John Rescue r/ a D.O.A. in the area of Ajax Peak, Coral Bay. DOA. 11:15 p.m. An Estate Bethany resident r/ an assault. Simple assault. Monday, March 22 2:51 a.m. A citizen r/ an assault. Simple assault. 8:59 a.m. An Estate Glucksberg resident r/ a grand larceny. Grand larceny. 11:00 a.m. A citizen r/ his vehicle was damaged. Damage to a vehicle. 2:18 p.m. A citizen c/r a Cinnamon Bay. Fire. 9:50 p.m. A citizen r/ that his ex-girlfriend slashed his neck with a broken bottle. Assault in the third. T uesday, March 23 12:29 p.m. An Estate Chocolate Hole resident r/ a burglary. Burglary in the third. W ednesday, March 24 12:08 p.m. A citizen r/ being assaulted by three males in Cruz Bay and kidnapped in a black vehicle. Kidnapping. Thursday, March 25 9:33 a.m. An Estate Pastory resident r/ his home was broken into. Burglary in the third, D.V. No time given A citizen r/ a suspicious male in the area of Estate Adrian. Suspicious activity. 11:47 a.m. A citizen p/r he was threatened by a male in Cruz Bay. Disturbance of the peace, threats. 6:00 p.m. An Estate Glucksberg resident p/r that he is having a problem with an employee. Breach of contract. Friday, March 26 1:14 a.m. Badge #90 p/ with one Taylor Hirschberg of Estate Enighed under arrest and charged with burglary in the third, D.V. No bail was set. Hirschberg was transported to the Bureau of Corrections on St. Thomas. 3:24 a.m. A VITRAN employee r/ a break-in at the Department of Public Works. Bur glary in the third.Emergency Land Line: 911 Emergency Cellular: 340-776-9110 Police Dept: 340-693-8880 Fire Station: 340-776-6333Continued from Page 9Crime Stoppers USVI Crimes of the WeekSt. John Tradewinds Crime Stoppers is asking the community’s help to solve the following crimes. If anyone knows something, say something. Even information that what law enforcement needs to solve these cases. St. John V.I. Police Department ofinformation on the murder of Juan Ayala, who was found dead from multiple gunshots on January 5, 2009, outside his home in Estate Pastory. Police continue to believe there were two per petrators, with one described as a black male with braided hair. Please identify these killers. St. Thomas Police are requesting the public’s assistance with the shooting of two individuals which occurred on March 15 at about 10:35 a.m. in the area of Dana Mart. One victim died as a result of the shooting, while the second was critically injured. Please help police identify the shooters. Community members can submit tips on these or any other crimes at www.CrimeStopper sUSVI.org or by calling 1-800222-TIPS (8477). Tips are completely anonymous, and the stateside operators are bilingual. If a tip leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, illegal drugs, or weapons, the tipster receives a cash reward to be paid according to their instructions. Only anonymous callers to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards. Please note that our technol ogy makes it virtually impossible for anyone to trace tips. To learn how it works, visit www. CrimeStoppersUSVI.org . Law Enforcement has new questions for several tipsters. Anyone who submitted a tip in the past, should check to see if their tip is affected. St. John Tradewinds As part of advancing the implementation of street addressing throughout the territory, representatives Virgin Islands Geospatial Information Council met with Senator Craig Barshinger, a staunch advocate for greater use of GPS technology in the territory. ner with Barshinger in this ground-breaking initiative that will establish a consistent and comprehensive addressing system for public roads throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands. “We are pleased that Barshinger has committed his support of this project and his intent to work in VIGIC, and our partners in moving this project for ward,” said Francis. The street naming and addressing project continues the work begun by the Department of Public Works in the 1990s. The Department of Public Works contin ues to be a major contributor to the initiative begun by Barshinger’s support is based on his belief that the project will ultimately save lives and improve pubrely solely on using local landmarks for directions. He has pledged to work with the Lt. Governor’s naming and addressing initiative, as well as in identi fying funding needed to support the project. Both parties agree that the next step will be to reach out to all communities across the Virgin Islands to socommunities. This phase of the project is scheduled to begin within the next two months.Street Addressing Project Partnership Formed

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18 St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 CLASSIC FILM CUTSACROSS 1 Tribe of the Southwest 7 Saloon drinks 11 Where it’s at 15 A bit wet sneakers 20 Catnap, e.g. 21 Online auction house 22 River to the Caspian Sea 23 Politico Lott and others 24 Papa pig 25 Desperate 26 “Billy Budd” captain 27 Start of a riddle 31 Very little bit 32 French “yes” 33 Copacetic 35 Riddle, part 2 42 Rails at 43 Prez after FDR 44 Swear 45 Warsaw loc. 46 Brazil’s — Paulo 48 Deutsch article 54 Riddle, part 3 60 Burn slightly 61 “So gross!” 62 Steak- — (brand of thinly sliced frozen beef) 63 Parole, e.g. 64 Howard or Reagan 65 Riddle, part 4 70 Healthful nutrient amt. 71 France’s — -Lorraine 74 Undeserved reputation 75 Canonized Fr. women 76 Riddle, part 5 82 10th U.S. president 83 Grain in Cheerios 84 Eroded 85 Ashen 86 Volkswagen model 87 Volkswagen model’s nickname 100 Comfortable 101 Ad — committee 102 IRA accrual 103 Deutsch article 104 Riddle’s answer 111 Seed cover 112 Contribute 113 “This is — ask” 114 Producer of pianos and motorcycles 116 Brand of contact lens solution 117 ET carriers 120 Canines 122 “Yes” signals 123 Tribal VIPs DOWN 1 Airplane stat 2 Outcasts 3 Schedules 4 Euro division 5 “Hell — no fury ...” 6 Gaelic language 7 Shady spot, to a Brit 8 Pope after John XI Full” 10 Runs naked 11 Singer Neil 12 Stork relative 13 “Gone With the Wind” estate 14 Plucked hair 15 Actress Shelley 16 Sports complexes 17 One of the “Brady Bunch” girls 18 Argue in court 28 s hipsters 30 Honolulu necklace 31 Big airline until 2001 36 Gradually narrow down 37 Pop’s Celine 38 Bad things 40 Saint Laurent of fashion 41 Civil wrong 46 Main cabinet mem. 47 Invites to dinner, e.g. 48 Bad mark in school 50 Hirsute TV cousin 51 Vowel sound in “run” 52 Este of cosmetics 53 Kett, James and Place 54 Completely 55 — and Gretel 56 Go quickly 57 Culpability 58 Safari maker 60 Hand-make 65 The “T” of PTA: Abbr. 66 “Watch it!” 67 Roman 52 68 Not crazy 72 Ending of enzymes 75 “— a gun!” 77 Snapshot, casually 78 BBQ ruiner 80 Payable 81 Betting card game 86 “Arthur” Oscar winner John 88 Free from fetters 100 Trophy 105 Hillary, to Bill 106 English river 107 In addition 108 Ignited funeral heap 110 Make — dash for 115 TV spots PREMIER Crossword T uesday, March 30 — The St. John Chapter of the St. Thomas/St. John Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 30, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Ocean Grill Upstairs. — Community Call to Action for the Reduction of Alcohol-Related Incidences is hosting a town hall meeting on St. John on Tuesday, March 30, at the Julius E. Sprauve School from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 31 Friends of V.I. National Park’s popular Reptile Hike will be on March 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 1 The Island Green Building Association will host its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 1, at Ocean Grill in Mongoose Junction with social time at 5 p.m. and meeting from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 10 — The Julius E. Sprauve School Fundraising Gala will take place on Saturday, April 10, at Caneel Bay Resort. — The local chamber will recognize recipients of the 27th Annual Wilbur “Bill” LaMotta Community Service Awards at St. Peter Greathouse on St. Thomas Saturday evening, April 10, during a banquet and dinner dance themed “Grooving with the Sixties.” The evening kicks off with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and the banquet and awards ceremony begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $125 per person and must be reserved by April 3 by calling 776-0100. May 6-7 The 10th Virgin Islands Nonpoint Source Pollution Confer ence will be May 6 and 7 at the Wyndam Sugar Bay Resort and Spa on St. Thomas. Saturday, May 22 Mark those calendars — the Animal Care Center will cel ebrate Wagapalooza’s tenth anniversary on Saturday, May 22. Sunday, May 30 Friends of Virgin Islands National Park’s 7th Annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim is Sunday, May 30. St. John Tradewinds welcomes notices of community-orient 776-6496, e-mail editor@tradewinds.vi or fax 693-8885. Alcholics Anonymous Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous meets as scheduled: Sundays, 9:45 a.m. at Hawksnest Bay Beach; Closed meeting for alcoholic only at Nazareth Lutheran Church at 5:30 on Tuesdays; Open meetings on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 p.m. at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cruz Bay; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at Moravian Church, Coral Bay. Narcotics Anonymous Meetings Narcotics Anonymous has open meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Saturday at St. Ursula’s Church. Al-Anon Meetings Al-Anon meets on St. John every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the p.m. at St. Ursula’s Multi-purpose center. Alateen Meetings Alateen will meet on Mondays at St. Ursula’s Church from 6 to 7 p.m. and is open to anyone interested in attending.

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St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 19 Commerical: Retail/Ofce/Storage STORAGE: Secured Lockers Sizes to 10’ x 12’ Autos, Boats, Trailers. Call For Rates: 779-4445 www.properyachts.com EVERYTHING YOU NEED ON EVERY LEVEL GREAT PLACE TO SHOP, DINE AND WORK COME JOIN US WE HAVE SPACES AVAILABLE RETAIL or OFF ICE 340-776-6455 RELIABLE MOBILE AUTO REPAIR: Professional and experi enced. Brakes, CV Joints, Suspensions, Shocks, Alternators, Timing Belts, General Engine, Repair, Foreign & Domestic. All Work Guaranteed. Call 227-9574 The Lumberyard Down Town Cruz Bay Where St. John Does BusinessCommercial Space AvailableFor Space Call Nick 771-3737 STJ. Wanted 5 good neighbors. Lots with Coral Bay, down island and Caribbean views. $295 up. Financing possible, paved road, underground utilities. 779-7445 www.coralbaydesignbuild.com, www.coralbayvistas.com Glass/Screens COMPLETE GLASSES$79 Single Vision $109 BifocalsDr. Craig Friedenberg779-2020 PLENTY OF PARKING GOOD TRAFFIC FLOW Cruz Bay Watersports 776-6857Get a Tan and a Paycheck! snorkeling, sailing trips to the BVI, etc. Growing watersports company has immediate openings: Services new center with market, bank, spa & more ofce/retail space available 1036 sq. ft. reasonable rates / exible terms excellent location next to Westin call Emily for info. #776-6666 1036 sq. ft./ 726 sq. ft. GLASS MIRRORS GLASS SHOWERS SCREENS TABLE TOPSAcross from Inspection Lane, Sub Base, STT, 777-9269 An EDC Qualied SupplierLICENSED GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND P AINTING Employment Employment Coral Bay House, 2BR, 1BA, fully furnished, largecovered deck, beautifulviews, w/cat, paved rd. May 1-Oct 1, $800/mo. 693-5492 Real Estate/For Sale by Owner TOO MUCH STUFF?? We have storage spaces Big and Small Give us a call 776-6455 THE MARKETPLACE SCENIC PROPERTIES 340-693-7777 Cruz Bay: One bedroom/one bath/w/d $1400.00; One bedroom/ one bath $1100.00; One bedroom/one bath/w $1200.00; Three bedroom/2 bath/w/d $1700.00 Coral Bay: One bedroom/one bath $1250.00 2 bedroom, 2 baths unfurnished, A/C, W/D. First and security. Call 775-7561 or 690-1138. For Rent 2/2, A/C, fans, W/D, paved road, at door parking, mt. top house, 30-mile views, very secure, private, $1300 561-832-3040 561-602-9484 Coral Bay, furnished 1 bedroom apartment with Hill. $1200/month plus utilities. First/Last/ Security. 1.610.739.3361 Long Term Fully Furnished Coral Bay Newer 2 Bed 2 Bath A/C W/D $1800/mth Ron 715-853-9696 Westin Villas For Sale great views, contiguous weeks: 1 br wks 51,52, 1 and studio wk 52. All offers considered e-mail masdndw@aol.com Two Bedroom in Bethany. One Bedroom furnished in Contant. 340-690-1104 SUZUKI ISLAND CAR FOR SALE: Partially Renovated $1500 OBO Richard 340 642-5358 Autos Misc. & photos just for St. John. StJohnBuySell.com Two cottages, 1BR 2BA and 1BR 1BA in Coral Bay completed 12/07, income producer, underground utilities, solar HWH, outrageous views, main site still available for building, $750,000. Antonette 340.776.1179. Upscale Gift Hill apart ment, 2Br, 2 Bth, pool, laundry, good parking. 693-9155 or 315-286-9194 Timeshare For Sale St. John Saltpond Bay Area: Beachfront, masonry villa, 3 bed/2 bath, queen size beds, all A/C, plus ceiling fans, 60 ft treetop deck. Rent 2K/month + utilities. Call Peter Mollo 917-821-2826 Check www.villamollo.net HOUSE FOR RENT: Coral Bay 2-BR, 1.5-BA, W/D, large deck with harbor views. Direct bus route access. $1300 mo. First and last rent upfront. 302-381-5247 PIPEFITTER – Wharton Smith International, LLC has an immediate full-time position lasting 2-3 months for an Candidate should have extensive knowledge of welded steel, PVC, welded stainless steel, and threaded galva nized steel piping systems. Ability to read blueprints and schematic drawings is needed and experience in water/ wastewater/industrial construction is preferred. Call (340) 713-8182 or fax resume to (770) 447-1932. Coral Bay-2+BR 1BA house w/yard near mini market $1,400. Available for business use — open your pottery shop now. 693.3399 For Rent Contractors Wanted. The V.I.RC&D and CBCC are currently preparing designs and bid packages for portions of the Coral Bay Watershed Management Project. These projects will be ready to bid over the next 12 months. Contractors to who are interested in bidding on the construction of roadside storm water management devices including paving, culverts, detention basins are invited to contact Greg Miller PM, VI RC&D at 7766770 or Coral Bay Community Council at 776-2099 for information concerning the projects. V.I.RC&D complies with Federal procurement regulations and encourages small businesses, minority owned businesses and women owned business to participate in this work. BUYING? SELLING? RENTING? SEEKING?Call 340-776-6496. Place a classied ad today! We accept VISA & MasterCard.GET RESULTS? HELP WANTED: Busy Villa Property Management Company seeks a hands-on guest services assistant with some maintenance skills. Part time may lead to Full time. References required. Must have vehicle and cell phone. Send resumes to usvivillas@aol.com.

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20 St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 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 340-779-4486 VIVA Vacations tel. 779-4250 P.O. Box 1747, STJ, VI 00831Air-ConditioningDr. Cool 340-715-COOL (2556) One call for all your air-conditioning refrigeration and appliance needsArchitectureCrane, Robert Architect, AIA tel. 776-6356 P.O. Box 370, STJ, VI 00831 Barefoot Architect, Inc. tel. 693-7665 fax 693-8411 P.O. Box 1772, STJ, VI 00831Art/GalleriesMaho Bay Art Center tel. 776-6226 Offering Art ClasssesBankingScotiabank #1 Mortgage Lender in the VI The Marketplace (340) 776-6552 Beauty/SpaBeauty Lounge Salon & Spa 776-0774 www.stjohnbeautylounge.com Located in Mongoose Junction W estin Resorts & Villas Spa Services tel. 693-8000, ext. 1903/1904Building ProductsSt. John Hardware tel. 693-8780 fax 776-6685 Located at The Marketplace GalleriesMaho Bay Art Center tel. 776-6226 Glass blowing, pottery, recycled art, tie dye, paper makingHealthSt. John Eye Care 779-2020 27 years serving Virgin Islanders Dr. Craig FriedenbergInsuranceTheodore T unick & Company Phone 775-7001 / Fax 775-7002 www.theodoretunick.comJewelryR&I PATTON goldsmithing 776-6548 or (800) 626-3455pattongold.com, Chat@pattongold.comLandscapingAlfredo’s 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 00831 PROPERTYKING tel. 643-6348 Landscaping & IrrigationProperty ManagerCimmaron Property Management tel. 340-715-2666 St. John’s Premier Property Manager Seaview Vacation Homes, Inc. tel. 340-776-6805; 1-888-625-2963 www.seaviewhomes.comReal EstateAmerican Paradise Real Estate tel. 693-8352 fax 693-8818 P.O. Box 8313, STJ, VI 00831 info@americanparadise.com Cruz Bay Realty tel. 693-8808 fax 693-9812 P.O. Box 66, STJ, VI 00831 info@cruzbayrealty.com Debbie 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.com John McCann & Associates tel. 693-3399 fax 888-546-1115 Located at Wharfside Landing www.RealEstateOnStJohn.com RE/MAX Island Paradise Realty tel. 775-0949 fax 888-577-3660 P. O. Box 646, STJ, VI 00831 info@remaxipr.comRestaurantsConcordia Cafe, 693-5855 Happy Hour 4:30-6pm Dinner 6-8:30pm Tues-Sat Fish Trap Restaurant and Seafood Market tel. 693-9994, Closed Mondays La Tapa tel. 693-7755 Open Wednesday-Monday Ronnie’s Pizza and Mo’ tel. 693-7700 Call for Delivery Located in Boulon Center Skinny Legs “A Pretty OK Place” tel. 340-779-4982 www.skinnylegs.com Sun Dog Cafe tel. 693-8340 Located at Mongoose JunctionRetailSugar Birds 340-776-6909 Located at Mongoose JunctionServicesC4th Custom Embroidery tel. 779-4047 Located in Coral Bay St. John TradewindsBusiness Directory St. John Tradewinds — Call 776-6496 3 Sail Church 10 Sunday Baha’i Community of St. John Race Unity Devotions 7:30 p.m. Fridays; Study Circles 9 a.m. Sundays 776-6316, 776-6254 Bethany Moravian Church Cruz Bay, St. John 11 a.m., Sunday School 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 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sun. 9 a.m., STT. 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 Jehovah’s Witness 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 7 p.m. Saturdays (Espaol), 10 a.m. Sundays 340-715-0530 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 Sat. 6 p.m., Sun. 7:30 & 9:30 a.m., Spanish Mass 5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 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. Ursula’s Episcopal Church Sundays, 7:15 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Every 1st Sunday: Service 9:30 a.m. Bible Class, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. 777-6306 Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 9:45 a.m. Sunday 776-6332 Word of Faith Church Word of Faith International Christian Center, Sundays 7:30 a.m. Gifft Hill SchoolCall 774-8617 St. John Church Schedule & Directory Subscription Form Ferry Schedules CRUZ BAY TO RED HOOK Every hour on the hour from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. RED HOOK TO CRUZ BAY Every hour on the hour from 6 a.m. to 12 a.m. CRUZ BAY TO DOWNTOWN CHARLOTTE AMALIE Leaves Cruz Bay 8:45 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 3:45 p.m. Leaves Charlotte Amalie 10 a.m. 1 p.m. 5:30 p.m

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“When a feminized male looks for a mate, he looks for someone like mom,” said Johnson. “He internalizes traits such as passiveness and indecisiveness, and his wife eventually loses respect for him.” Johnson urged the audience to not allow their sons to quit at something, because boys need to persevere in different circum stances. Additionally, men need to base their decisions on principles, not emotions, he explained. Communicating with males is often difare hard wired to speak differently. “Men need to know what’s expected of us,” said Johnson, who encouraged removing visual distractions, touching the boy’s arm and getting his eye contact in order to really make an impact. “Speak in sound byte-type sentences. When he asks why he shouldn’t do something, say ‘because good men don’t act that way.’” Boys also need encouragement in different forms than females. More than love, boys need respect and admiration, Johnson explained. “If you want to encourage your son, say ‘I admire you for that,’” he said. “Tell him, ‘I really respect that quality in a man.’” For more information on Johnson’s par enting program, visit www.betterdads.net.St. John Tradewinds, March 29-April 4, 2010 21 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 . EXCLUSIVE REAL ESTATE SERVICE IN THE VIRGIN ISLANDSOfce: 340 714 5808 Cell: 340 642 5995www.StJohnVIRealEstate.com DH@DH. ISLA VISTAExceptional 5 bedrm, 4.5 bath Gated Villa atop Caneel Hill. Seller is Licensed Real Estate Broker.VILLALLUREImpressive 5 bedrm, 7 bath European Style Villa in Coral Bay Contact DEBBIE HAYES, GRI, Your Licensed U.S. Virgin Islands Real Estate Broker DebbieHayes-TW 12.21.09.indd 1 12/14/09 10:21:42 PM Johnson Spreads Message of Better ParentingDelroy “Ital” Anthony discusses aspects of being a good parent with author and speak er Rick Johnson at the Tuesday evening, March 23, workshopSt. John Tradewinds News Photo by Andream Milam Continued from Page 5 ST. JOHN TRADEWINDS SUBSCRIPTIONSCall 340-776-6496 We Accept VISA or MasterCard

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We ’ re Sold on St. John! .cruzba yrealty .com Gretchen Labrenz Margie Labrenz Susanne Kir kT amm y P olloc kF ounded in 1985 CBR HOME LISTINGSLUMINARIA – Luxurious ridge-top villa w/incredible views of the North shore & down island. Lg. pool w/wa terfall, 3 bd/bath suites, garage, gated entry, beautiful furnishings & landscaping. $2,495,000. Adjoining parcel also available VILLA ROMANCE – A brand new, luxury, villa built to the highest quality & craftsmanship. This well-designed villa provides privacy, comfort & exquisite detail. The gated en try leads to the heart of the villa, overlooking the 30 ft. pool, with a tropical courtyard setting. Tile roof, coral ooring, fountains, arches, columns, covered galleries, & romantic gazebo. This is a MUST SEE! Reduced to $2,400,000 . A BEST BUY! – Well built, poured concrete cottage with lovely covered wraparound porch in Est. Carolina. Tile oors, louvered windows w/complete hurricane shutters, at lot for gardening & concrete slab in place for future garage & expansion. Only $349,000. CHRISTY ANN – New rental villa in upscale neighbor hood. Masonry construction with low maintenance fea tures. three bedroom/two baths, large covered veranda, spa, 20’ vaulted ceiling in greatroom, ample room for ex pansion. $1,595,000. PERELANDRA – Excellent 2 bd/2 bath rental villa high above Cruz Bay. Stunning water views, privacy, lovely pool set in lush gardens. A good buy at $1,050,000. CHOCOLATE HOLE –Masonry 2 bd/2 bath home with carport/workshop, on an absolutely gorgeous 0.86 acre lot with panoramic views. End of the road privacy. $975,00. CALYPSO del SOL – Very successful rental villa w/ excellent views of Chocolate Hole Bay & St. James islands. Newer masonry home with 3 bdrms / 3 baths, large screened porch, A/C, beautiful pool & hot tub. $1,950,000. NAUTILUS – Dramatic WATERFRONT setting on Ma ria Bluff. 3 bd/2 bath masonry villa w/large wraparound veranda, spa, sunrise to sunset views, 1.09 acre, tile roof, circular drive. $1,495,000. SEASCAPE – Fantastic location on Bovovoap Pt! Spacious 2 bd main house w/lap pool, plus a separate caretaker’s cottage. Panoramic sunset views, privacy. $1,200,000. AURORA – Luxurious 4 bd/4bath masonry villa on Contant Pt. Enjoy 180' views from Great Cruz Bay to St. Thomas, great privacy, pool, multiple outdoor areas, excellent vacation rental history. $1,995,000. WATERFRONT WITH DOCK – Concrete 3 bd/2 bath home, on large, at 1 ac.at lot, with direct access the bay at your door step. Now only $980,000. CHEZ SHELL – Charming 3 bd / 3 bath, w/gorgeous sunset views, & prime Great Cruz Bay location. This beautifully decorated, & maintained rental villa has mar ble oors, A/C, custom cabinetry, inviting spa & excellent oor plan. $1,295,000. PLUMB GUT – 1 bd/1 bath home w/adjacent 1X1 cottage. Lush setting on eastern side of Bordeaux. $574,000 TESSERACT – Popular 3 bdrm / 3 bath rental home w/ fantastic lap pool & panoramic views from Hart Bay to St. Thomas. Comfortable layout, large rooms, multiple decks, privacy & extensive landscaping. $1,200,000. STONE HOUSE – Unique native stone 3 bd/3 bath villa w/covered rotunda, freeform pool, and spectacular Coral Bay views. $1,800,000. With adjacent parcel $2,100,000. BOATMAN POINT – Masonry 4 bd. home on spectacular 1 ac. waterfront site with amazing views & outstanding neighborhood. $2,795,000. WINDSONG – Stately Boatman Pt. villa, w/separate cottage, situated on a 1ac parcel w/panoramic views. 6 bdrms., 7 baths, huge pool, fully furnished. $3,495,000 GOLDEN DRAGON – Beautiful stone villa w/exceptional craftsmanship. 4 bds./4 baths, innity pool, multi patios & decks, lush gardens, Pt. Rendezvous location. $2,195,000.CBR CONDO LISTINGSBETHANY CONDO – Spacious, free-standing 2 bd/2 bath unit w/ amazing views, new common pool. $495,000. GALLOWS POINT CONDO – Waterfront, 1/bd/1 bath condo in resort setting. Pool, restaurant, swimmable beach, hotel amenities. $695K. SELENE’S – Ideal in town location, w/parking, for living/ rental or business. Terric views. Reduced to $399K!CBR LAND LISTINGSCANEEL HILL – Gorgeous panoramic views. Improved property w/driveway & foundation slabs in place for 4 bed room villa. Paved roads, underground utilities. $580K. DITLEFF POINT – Extraordinary sites on magnicent peninsula w/sandy beach, gated entry, beautiful landscap ing, and incredible views. Prices start at $895,000. KLEIN BAY – Small upscale neighborhood, gorgeous views, commonly owned beach. $799K & $995K . WATERFRONT ON MONTE BAY – Spectacular 13.44 ac. site, ideal for private estate or subdivision. $3,400,000. CRUZ BAY TOWN – Walk to Frank Bay, R-4 zoning. $249K. CHOCOLATE HOLE – Water views, ac. $299K & $379K. GLUCKSBERG – Gentle grade, ac., lg. trees. $130 K. PT. RENDEZVOUS – Outstanding views. $325K & $415K. LEINSTER BAY – 2 lots on Johnny Horn Trail. $225K & $329K. ZOOTENVAAL – Hurricane Hole views, paved road. $400K. GREAT CRUZ BAY – 1.05 acre site w/fantastic har bor views & architectural plans. Walk to dingy landing. $895,000. FLANAGAN’S PASSAGE – 2 beautiful sites. $299K–$350K. ESTATE FISH BAY – Many parcels to choose from, start ing at $150K. Call US for a complete list. ESTATE CAROLINA/EMMAUS – Time to buy. Affordable lots, with water views, $88k and up.CBR BUSINESS LISTINGSFABRIC MILL – Very successful clothing business, es tablished in 1982, in Mongoose Junction. Price includes inventory & equipment, owner will train: $150,000. BORDEAUX MT. – Family home with three bedroom/two baths and large covered porch with plenty of room to expand on the gentle acre site. Bay rum trees abound on this lush parcel. Take advantage of all the benets of buying a Force 10 home. $575,000 . CONTRACTED

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CONDOS . HOMES . LAND . FRACTIONALS . COMMERCIALView all St. John MLS properties at our website at www.americanparadise.com Voted “BEST REAL ESTATE AGENCY ON ST. JOHN” 2008 INFO@HolidayHomesVI.com TOLL FREE:WWW.HOLIDAYHOMESVI.COM FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF ALL ST. JOHN MLS PROPERTIES, DVD TOURS OF THE PROPERTIES, AND/OR A COPY OF OUR NEWSLETTER CALL OR E-MAIL US.“The Company that gives back to St. John” “GALLOWS POINT” 3 premier OCEAN FRONT UNITS (9-D & 1-D upper & 9-A lower) each with private deck/ patio, Walk to town! $1,400,000, $1,275,000 & $1,200,000. WATERFRONT “PRESIDIO DEL MAR” on Peter Bay Point, has private path to pristine beach. Spectacular new, gated estate on 1.63 acres with exceptional privacy, surrounded by 645’ shoreline and National Park waters. “ L’AUTRE MONDE” Breathtaking views! Privacy is paramountContemporary gated estate features open oor plan with extensive common areas, 2 pools, luxurious master suite, 6 additional bdrms. Private dock. (Great Cruz Bay). “ RIVENDELL” , a Peter Bay Villa of classic style. 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 baths, walk to the beach and great views make this a super package. “CASA DEL SOL” Elegant 4 bedroom villa in Rendezvous Bay offers privacy and includes amenities such as a spa, pool and home ofce. Spacious decks offer views from sunrise to sunset. “ GALLOWS POINT SEAVIEW” great location for development, walk to beach and town! Masonry 2x2 home on .58 ac. Combination of R-4 & W-1 zoning allows for condos or commercial uses. “POINCIANA” is an island classic home on 1.24 acres of prime waterfront overlooking Hart Bay. 3 bedroom popular rental with one of the best views of the south shore. $2,300,000 $32,000,000 DVD $6,800,000 DVD $5,750,000 $2,999,000 $3,995,000 DVD “WINDWARDSIDE” CALABASH BOOM offers 2 cottages with hot tubs in private setting. Panoramic views over harbor to BVIs. Charming brick courtyard, lush tropical landscaping, and outdoor showers. Excellent rentals. “COCONUTS” 3X3 GIFFT HILL VILLA impressive water views to St. Thomas, good breezes, Caribbean style with center courtyard & pool, large covered gazebo, lush landscaping and a at yard! “ LITTLE PLANTATION” IS A BEST BUY! 4 bedroom private rental homeawesome down island & Coral Bay views! Turn key! Originally $1,700,000 now priced to sell. “86 FISH BAY” WHY PAY RENT? Affordable home with income producing apartment has ocean & mountain views, extensive native stonework with hardwood accents and an open oor plan. UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY to own an ENTIRE YEAR at the Westin in a deluxe 2 bdrm townhouse unit. This turn-key investment opportunity has a proven rental history. $1,150,000 DVD OFFERS ENCOURAGED OFFERS ENCOURAGED NEW LISTING PRICE REDUCED$1,275,000 $995,000 $899,000 $425,000 OWN A MONTH (OR MORE) in a 3 or 4 bedroom luxury home. Magnicent views and sunsets from 3 homes with all amenities, pools w/waterfalls and spas. Deeded 1 month ownerships from $69,000. WESTIN RESORT TIMESHARES: Own a week, a month, or more & enjoy all the resort amenities! Most unit sizes and weeks available. Priced from $5,000. “MILL VISTA – CAROLINA” Easy access & build on Centerline Rd. $ 125,000 “EMMAUS SEAGRAPE HILL” Great dual water views 0.387 ac. $ 169,000 “RENDEZVOUS & DITLEFF” Sunset views & gentle site .649 acre $ 274,900 “LEAST EXPENSIVE WATERFRONT”! Gentle slope, 4 min. walk to beach $ 298,000 “SUGAR APPLE WEST” Harbor views gentle ac. with Topo $ 299,000 “FREEMAN’S GROUND” DOWN ISLAND VIEWS .76 ac. Upper & lower access $ 425,000 “CALABASH BOOM” .4 ac. GREAT views, private. Topo map $ 475,000 “GREAT CRUZ BAY” Westin Resort beach access! .78 ac. $ 499,000 “BEAUTIFUL EAST END” Views to Coral Harbor, deeded access to waterfront $ 595,000 “ BOATMAN POINT WATERFRONT” East facing w/cobble bch, .72 ac. Topo included. $ 795,000 “VIRGIN GRAND ESTATES” Gated sub-division, sunset views. Can build FRACTIONAL HOME! Paved roads. 3 from $335,000 “LOVANGO CAY” Waterfront & hillside properties; upscale amenities including barge docks, paved roads, undrgrd utilities beach & views. From $425,000 “CHOCOLATE HOLE” VIEW LOTS Sunrise to Sunset. 2 adjoining breezy lots. Hart Bay east and St. Thomas west views. From $425,000. “ESTATE CONCORDIA” hillside sites with stunning views ranging from the BVIs, down St. John’s eastern coast to Ram’s Head , St. Croix. From $550,000 “LIME TREE BAY BEACHFRONT” 2 Parcels (.79 ac.) with 435’ shoreline have their own secluded pocket beach plus direct access to white sand beach! Approximately 435’ shoreline with very gentle grade. GREAT swimming, snorkeling and boating. $875,000 “UPPER MONTE BAY ESTATES” 7 Spectacular private parcels above Rendezvous Bay; paved road, stone walls & underground utilities. From $999,000 “PETER BAY ESTATES” Exquisite home sites with breathtaking views over the North Shore, BVI & cays between. Prices from $1,850,000. EAST END LAND Parcels in Privateer Bay and on far East End. Coral Bay views and underground utilities. From $285,000“FISH BAY” 3 large parcels. Views, breezes and paved access. One includes cistern slab, well, active plans/permits. From $369,000 SELLER FINANCING WITH GREAT TERMS! “HAULOVER” BEACHFRONT 2.24 acre sub-dividable borders National Park! AMAZING VIEWS! $1,999,000 “SABA BAY” WATERFRONT & HILLSIDE Incredible BVI views! 12 acre sub-divideable waterfront lot for $9,999,000 plus 4 hillside lots available from $699,000 “DREEKETS BAY ESTATES” spectacular BVI views, excellent roads, underground utilities, stone walls, planters, common beach. Minutes from Coral Bay. 12 lots from $399,000 Ask about “MUST SELL BEST BUY” SITUATIONS Call or email today for info! HH-TW 3.29.2010.indd 1 3/25/10 8:48:25 AM

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