St. John tradewinds

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St. John tradewinds
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Saint John tradewinds
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St. John tradewinds newspaper
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St. John, V.I
Tradewinds Newspaper Inc.
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Monthly[ FORMER <1979-1987 (Jan).>]
Bimonthly[ FORMER 1987 (Feb)-1997]
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v. : ill. ; 35 cm.


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Newspapers -- Saint John (V.I.) ( lcsh )
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United States Virgin Islands -- Saint John


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

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Construction Continues on New Gas StationPage 2 Exhausted, Dehydrated Hikers Rescued from Reef Bay Trail SEE STORY INSIDE PAGE 4 ARRESTS:Abdel Mustafa arrested for 2011 knife ghtPage 4Man arrested for rolling marijuana cigarettePage 4New Flashing Billboard Not Popular, But UsefulPage 3March 19-25, 2012 Copyright 2012Layoffs Reach St. John; Clinic Loses Nurses and GuardsPage 5 When Irish Eyes Are SmilingCruz Bay went green on Saturday, March 17, for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade hosted by the Quiet Mon Pub. A huge crowd turned out for the festivities which included hoopsters, dogs and great green get-ups. More parade photos on Page 23.St. John Tradewiinds News Photos by Yelena Rogers


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds While Department of Planning and Natural Reand Coastal Zone Planning Director Stuart Smith. Were fully aware of what is going on out there. We plans for the Estate Chocolate Hole gas station in late 2010, he was met with opposition from many resiconstruction of a gas station among myriad other commercial enterperises. After getting the green light ing. Plans for the Estate Chocolate Hole gas station, loSince the Estate Chocolate Hole site is located in the gas station construction site. EDITOR/PUBLISHER NEWS EDITOR WRITERS ADVERTISING CIRCULATION COLUMNISTS & CONTRIBUTORS Chuck Pishko, Yelena Rogers, Andrew Rutnik, Craig Barshinger, SUBSCRIPTIONS THIRD CLASS PERMIT NEWSLINE MAILING ADDRE SS COPYRIGHT 2012 news stories, letters, columns, photoTRADEWINDS PUBLISHING LLCThe Community Newspaper Since 1972 2 St. John Tradewinds, School. Campground starting at noon. St. John Christian Academy Accepting Applications for 2012-13 School YearNew St. John Gas Station Construction Is Continuing on South Shore RoadSaturday: GBS Flotilla at Miss Vies Audubon Society Meeting Is March 20 Roseway is coming to Coral at Connections in Coral Bay and Cruz Bay. Dont miss this amaz KATS Fundraiser Set Aboard RosewayA Teen Summit is schedThe Teen Summit is for all appropriate use of technology. The Teen Summit will focus on ting. to present information, then answer questions from the students. Panelists include repreer educational materials from Break. strategy to increase awareness among students, parents, and Teen Summit at JESS Set for March 24 St. John Tradewinds News Photo by Jaime ElliottDespite complaints from several neighbors in the area, construction of a new gas station in Estate Chocolate Hole, above, is moving right along.


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds St. John Tradewinds derson. Primarily it was purchased for of purposes; for safety purposes, for resource management purposes and we certainly want to make make additional changes as time goes along to those messages so The new sign, located at the lately, we are concerned that people are trying to touch the mantra ray, which is considered harassment of wildlife and may harm the That resource management along North Shore Road, according to Anderson. ing the sign at the entrance to the up any other signs further into the the presence of walkers on North information so this way we can dent. One message could alert of people on park roads. So there questioned the legality of the sign sign does comply with local laws, Anderson added. We did check into compli though the sign is on park property, we were assured that there were no popular, the sign is here to stay. We may look at the location Deputy Superintendent. The most important thing is that we get inSt. John Tradewinds, We may look at the location of the sign as there have been suggestions to move it further into the park. But right now, were just planning to leave it where it is. Getting information to visitors is an important part of what we do. Mike Anderson Deputy Superintendent Virgin Islands National Park Thursday, March 22rdINDEXBusiness Directory .............18 Chef's Corner ......................12 Church Directory .................16 Community Calendar ...........20 Crime Stoppers ...................19 Crossword Puzzle ...............20 Letters ...........................14-16 On the Market .....................12 Police Log ...........................19 Real Estate ....................22-23 St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Jaime Elliott New Flashing Billboard Not Popular, But Useful


St. John Tradewinds, By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds After taking the ferry from Red Hook to Cruz Bay, ride to Coral Bay, according to information from the Once in Coral Bay, the two people hiked out to short walk from Cruz Bay, according Anderson. They either got wrong information or didnt unwere supposedly told that if they hiked up Reef Bay to Centerline Road, it was only a short walk to Cruz The hikers were lucky that they had cell phone ser Were certainly glad that their cell phone worked tors Center in Cruz Bay to share their plans and get trails, according to Anderson. Were certainly glad that their cell phone worked in that location. That is not always the case. Sometimes you have reception in one area and then you might not get reception at all. Mike Anderson, VINP Deputy Superintendent C M Y CM MY CY CMY K CafeTWind12Ad.pdf 11/10/11 8:44:15 AM crane ROBERT CRANEARCHITECT, A.I.A.P .O. BOX 370 CRUZ BAY, ST. JOHN U.S.V.I. 00831(340) 776-6356 Open TuesdaySunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tel: 693-5579Beautifying Americas ParadiseHUGE DISCOUNTon volume sales Happy Holidays! Exhausted, Dehydrated Hikers Rescued from Reef Bay T rail St. John Tradewinds cigarette. cigarette. When police checked the suspect he was in possession of to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections on St. Thomas pending his court appearance. St. John Tradewinds an arrest warrant charging him with Assault Third Degree and Carrying or Using a Dangerous Weapon in connection to a crime in Cruz Bay. times with a knife. custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending further court action. Witnesses said the suspect attimes in this right arm and lower treated at rah Keating Smith Community Health Center and then transCenter for further treatment. shooting at a St. Thomas grocery store. ment with a customer at that store and later discharged shots at the Abdel Mustafa Arrested for 2011 Cruz Bay Knife Fight Man Arrested While Rolling MarijuanaMustafa


St. John Tradewinds, DOH Layoffs Reach St. John; Morris deCastro Clinic Loses Two Nurses and Security Guard St. John Tradewiinds News Photo File above, has lost three employees recently. By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds week and accepted the resignation of a second employee at the Cruz Bay clinic. minster. Also the Community Health Nurse retired and a security guard was transferred to St. Thomas. declined to name the employees who were affected Smith Community Health Center or started getting treatment on St. Thomas, according to Bedminster. clients had already transitioned to clinics on St. she said. physician who is there twice a month and she will spokesperson. While DOH continues to look for ways to cut according to Bedminster.


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Wild Ting Comfortably Numb which won the spinnaker class after corrected time. Stinger took second in the spinnaker class with Red Doging third place in the class. Botox Barbie Phgawee Rhizophora took third place in the class. Although Wild Ting didnt win the race this year, Aqui didnt go home empty-hand ed. At the awards ceremony at Banana Deck following the race, the captain won a free a row. St. John Tradewinds, Crew of Comfortably Numb W ins 39th Annual Around St. John Race Happy Holidays! St. John Tradewiinds News PhotoLawrence Aqui, above at right, won a free boat haul out for the second year in a row.St. John Tradewiinds News PhotoThe crew of Comfortably Numb above, celebrates its Around St. John Race victory at an awards ceremony at the Banana Deck.


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds Were still tallying up the met our $200,000 goal so were All of the funds raised at the fund, which impacts each student gala goes to the scholarship and less than the cost of education. So And the $200,000 that we of what we need for the tuition asauction team of Darron and Hope marking the fourth year the couple ranean cruise, two African safari the winner to choose any package this year was actually my mother she chose the stay at Caneel Bay Featured artists of the gala were Eddie Bertrand, Annie Caswell, Simonsen, Sandi Stein, Carson one of our parents. This was her second year chairing the art part of the night and she did a wonderful teers from students, parents and school and people who wanted to tizers which were passed during with scrumptious fare grown and The theme of this years gala referenced our Education and Resiliency Through Horticulture whole look of the auction was a garden party with purple and green and lots of hints to the gardening some food they had grown with appetizers, which were also passed added. es of champagne and wine and get their names in the hat for a stunend it was Kate Swan who walked St. John Tradewinds, 26th Annual GHS Gala Raises $200,000 for Tuition Assistance FundContinued on Page 18 barefootdesign group,llclicensed architect AIA member NCARB certifiedmongoose junction, po box 1772 st. john, us virgin islands 00831 tel (340) 693-7665, fax (340) 693-8411 barefootaia.comprofessional design and development services FULL VETERINARY SER VICESCanines, Cats & CrittersOur new location is 2.5 miles out of Cruz Bay on Centerline Road (next to Moses Laundromat) BOARDING GROOMING PET SUPPLIES tel: 693-7780 l email: k9 catscritters @yahoo .com Weve Moved Island Solar SAY NO TO WAPA Grid tie systems Battery stand alone systems Solar Hot water systems Solar Pool Pumps Off-grid living for 10 years on Lovango Cay. Dan Boyd t: 340-642-0351 e: SAVE $$$$$ St. John Tradewiinds News Photo by Yelena RogersHope Meares, standing at right, takes bid requests from an excited crowd at the GHS gala.


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St. John Tradewinds, Guy Benjamin School students joined Juilus E. Sprauve School students on Friday afternoon, March 16, to celebrate being ready for this week's VITAL tests. The Ivanna Eudora Kean High School Marching Band even made the trip over from St. Thomas to entertain the students ahead of their standardized testing this week.St. John Tradewinds News Photos by Jaime Elliott St. John Students Prepare for VITAL Tests


10 St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds Arts this month. old to adult. Participants will learn the elements of traditional African dances and gain a deeper understanding of the polyrhythms and musicality associated with African dance. The warm-up, with an emphasis on the ture that is associated with Afriincludes detailed work in isolation and syncopation. from 12 years old to adult. The class fee is $20 and participants will learn new approaches to capemotional connections to assigned choreography. for a unique contemporary style that is graceful, strong and emotionally-grounded, students will personalize a contemporary dance pants will also learn how to selfcritique and make dramatic imA must for aspiring dancers and those pursuing a professional career in the dance arts. For more information and to register for the classes, call St. Dario Moore Leading Two Master Classes at SJSA March 28 Ban on Burning Until Further Notice temporary action may cause. campus. lenges of Autism Spectrum Disorders in the School Setting; and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Fifth Annual Austim Conference Apr. 18 St. John Montessori Kids Fest April 14Walk-a-Thon on World TB Day Mar. 24


By Jack Brown St. John Tradewinds Welcome to Ask The Auto Doctor, a fun column to Q: pull the front wheels off and to check the pads. Brake Quiet and told me to put a thin layer on the pads and let them dry in the sun for a couple hours A: rience can perform simple maintenance items like know what youre doing always take your car or truck This is the one area that you cant afford to make Now heres where you made your mistakes, aside too thin to dissipate the heat fast enough. This caused a hard shinny glaze on the surface of the pad. This then you get the full thickness of the rotors to help dissipate the heat. This keeps the pads cooler and the full capacity. Now the second thing you did wrong was to not reach the rotors and get into the proper position for The third thing you did was to put the Disc Brake Thats why it didnt stop like it should and smelled pad contacts the rotor. Thats not true. the caliper piston itself. Essentially two metal sur St. John Tradewinds, NEW CLASSES & OPEN STUDIO SESSIONS! Watercolor Day on Beach Potters Wheel Sculpting the Figure 340-776-6226 ext 212 340-514-6594 mobile T h e F i ddl e r R e t u r n s M a k i n g u s d a n c e a n d p a r t y f o r y e a r s I s l a n d s L a r g e s t S u p e r B o w l P a r t y ! Rte 10 Coral Bay / 340-779-4982Moe is traveling on and Doug is keeping on Say Hello, Say Goodbye Party! Celebrate old times and new times with The Fiddler!Sunday, April 1st 6:00pm Continued on Page 19 Braking News Ask the Auto Doctor


By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds ly azure water stretching across the horizon. The ala cays dot the seascape. A lounge chair perched under a off the heat from the tropical sun. A quiet, gated community on North Shore Road sonry home. There are granite counter tops in the and professional stainless steel appliances. a lounge chair. half acre lot with professional landscaping. 12 St. John Tradewinds, Continued on Page 17 Gold Addy Award2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Magazine Design VOW RENEWAL PHOTOS A VAILABLE FREE OF CHARGE Amazing North Shore Vistas Abound at Villa Lantano Vezio Ricciardi / License #91505 (tel) 340-776-6134 (email) design_envir@yahoo.comVezios Custom Painting St. John Tradewiinds News PhotoA native stone gazebo offers shade while soaking in the breezes and stunning views of North Shore, above, at Villa Lantano.


St. John Tradewinds, Now and Zen Hosting By Jaime Elliott St. John Tradewinds p.m. landers light sculptures. Sometimes its an accident and sometimes the piece morphs while Hollanders modern, conceptual and functional artwork. For more infor St. John Tradewiinds News PhotoHollander's distinct light sculptures will join the eclectic collection at Now and Zen for one night only on April 1. Support your local newspaper! We need your support to report.


St. John Tradewinds, mon Smith. There was a wonderful crowd there to pass on stories and farewells. Park Rangers decided to start issuing parking tickets ticketed or gone. When any function is done in the Park, a permit disrespect toward Hermons family and friends. Does the Park want tourists to understand that they can of any tickets issued that day. Thank you, "Buddha" Gary EmmonsCrossword Answers Puzzle on Page 20 A Little Kindness, Please VINP Rangers WHAT DO YOU THINK?Send your letter to editor@tradewinds.viNEXT DEADLINE: THURSDAY MARCH 22ND Keeping Track of Crime 2012-TO-DATEHomicides: 0 Shootings: 0 Stabbings: 0 Armed Robberies: 1 Arsons: 0 1st Degree Burglaries: 3 2nd Degree Burglaries: 3rd Degree Burglaries: 11 Grand Larcenies: 18 Rapes: 0 A written permit is required, issued from the ComGerry Hills Coral Bay, St. John 502. Prohibition walk, park or other real property, or the erection and New Flashing VINP Sign Might Be Illegal SEND LETTERS, GUEST OPINIONS & OBITUARIES: Name withheld by request Big, Ugly MistakeDear Senator Ronald Russell, President, 29th Legislature of the Virgin Islands adopted a motion to dismantle the Election Reform completed all task assigned to the committee, the ship. Sincerely, Chairman Joint Board of Elections Election Reform Board Dismantled


St. John Tradewinds, top in the Education Departments Adequate Yearly Progress statistics. This has happened through the dedication of the teachers and staff and the students and their parents, with lots of support from the lothis remote facility, and understanding this, the local and children. and EDCs. For instance, the Coral Bay Community the Parent Teachers Organization. This years Flotilla $20 each raises $8,000 in one glorious afternoon. Add All the desks and chairs for the students, Promethean lected for purchase at the recommendation of the principal and teachers. partment, despite his long commute from West End Superintendent Smith-Barry was correct when she yards away. One of the teachers is his niece and the All the children know that the people in the comfun too. They see the support. The parents are inraise money for items for the school and students too. all proudly donated a literal mountain of cupcakes and cakes. for the children. and help the school and the children grow. Sharon Coldren President Coral Bay Community CouncilDedication of Teachers, Staff and Community Spells Success for Guy H. Benjamin Elementary School DID YOU KNOW... THAT YOU CAN SUPPORT YOUR FAVORITE NON-PROFIT GROUP AN D YOUR ISLAN D NEWSPAPER AT THE SAME TIME?Animal Care Center of St. John Coral Bay Community Council Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park Gifft Hill School Island Green Buidling Association Kids First! Kids in the Sea (KATS) St. John Audubon Society St. John Christian Academy St. John Community Foundation St. John Film Society St. John Historical Society St. John Montessori School St. John Recycling Association St. John Relay for Life St. John Revolving Fund St. John School of the Arts STT/STJ Chamber of Commerce STJ Chapter Team River Runner Using Sport for Social Change (and many more) IT'S A SIMPLE SOLUTION: Underwrite a yearly advertising budget for your favorite community group. St. John Tradewinds supports For more information, call 776-6496. SEND LETTERS, GUEST OPINIONS & OBITUARIES:


Where the sun always shines At eight, please open the door No chance to pay and dash. The payers are all restless But please keep your cool Now its eight thirty The line has no end Muse of Reef Bay St. John Tradewinds, Bahai Community of St. John Sunday School 10 a.m., Christian Ministry Cinnamon Bay Beach Christian Science Society Wednesday Testimonials The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Nazareth Lutheran Church Our Lady of Mount Carmel St. John Methodist Church St. John Pentecostal Church Church DirectoryOde To Real Estate TaxBIR Annouces Tax Tips for Filing 2011 Tax Returns St. John Tradewinds dette Watson-Anderson, CPA, not physical address, on the inpayer, spouse, and all dependents. An incorrect or missing social secessing time of the refund and may in their name due to marriage or related forms are securely stapled attached delay the processing of Credit denied or reduced, please Paid preparers must attach a paid preparer must complete for Please attach that checklist form imposition of penalties. withholding, gross receipts and of the company. All checks in payment of inment is properly posted, all paying paid, the period to which the


issues, Nash added. and the top-notch construction and attention to detail. St. John Tradewinds in Yonkers, New York, the son of stein. he graduated from Drury High from Palmer School of Chiropracpractice in North Adams. During today as The Politis Family ChiPolitis, DC. Church Brotherhood, and Boy Scout District Commissioner in Professionally, he was a mem Board of Directors of the practic Association from and its President from the Board of Chiropractic of Palmer College of Chiropractic maintained a part time retirewhere he treated many residents with quiet skill and tender compassion. His patients fondly rewaiting for treatments or linger ing afterwards in the tranquil setting he and Dot called home. He Dr. Politis married the former Politis, DC and his wife Patricia Politis DC of Williamstown, Seth struments and of course your fond memories. For further details call St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds Delegate to Congress Donna Christensen announced the CBCF Spouses Education, Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts, Preparing to pursue an undergraduate degree full-time Be a current full-time student in good academic standing at Completed applications and all supplemental materials must on the status of their application.Congressional Black Caucus Alexander PolitisSt. John Tradewiinds News PhotoStay in the shade or enjoy the sun from the large pool at Villa Lantano. ObituariesAlexander Charles Politis, 94, PassesOn the Market: Villa LantanoContinued from Page 12 St. John Tradewinds lating in the territory. chains, supermarkets and gas stations. Francis urged consumers to pay attention to the money they Consumers of Counterfeit Bills Circulating in T erritory


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Ask the Auto DoctorBraking NewsSt. John Tradewinds, the court. Saturday, March 10 that the locks on the doors were left unlocked. Burglary in the third. peace, threats. peace. he had an accident with a chain of the peace. Sunday, March 11 auto accident. Auto accident. assistance. Police assistance. assistance. music in the area of Coral Bay. Monday, March 12 assistance with her sister. Police assistance. his wife. Near drowning. questing police assistance to reresidence. Police assistance. T uesday, March 13 auto accident on Centerline Road. Auto accident. Carrying and Using a Weapon, Simple Assault and Battery, Accessory After the Fact. Bail the court. He was detained at later transported to the Bureau of Corrections on St. Thomas. the area of the Cruz Bay tennis courts. Auto collision. tact. charged with Simple Assault Command and later transported to the Bureau of Corrections on St. Thomas. of the peace, threats. W ednesday, March 14 ment. Telephone harassment. questing police assistance at Cinnamon Bay Beach. Police assistance. the Cruz Bay dock. Police assistance. didnt come home yesterday. Thursday, March 15 engine. assistance. Police assistance. under arrest and charged with ing a Weapon, Simple Assault Peace and Accessory After the Fact. sistance. Police assistance. found rolling a cigarette conone Patrick Stanley under arrest and charged with possession of rgen Command and later transported to the Bureau of Corrections on St. Thomas. St. John Tradewinds thing, as law enforcement cannot control crime without help. St. John possesses the engine and transmission. St. Thomas St. Croix with a gunshot wound to his head. He died a few days later as a result of the gunshot wound. Tell what you know so law enPlease continue to help make the community a safer place to CRIME STOPPERS U.S.V.I. Group Seeks Information on CrimesContinued on Page 11 the front like you did. coming down the road. Jack Brown is a professional, factory trained mechanic with more than 30 years experience in car repair. If you have a question about your car, car problems or car repairs email Jack at asktheautodoctor@ EM E RG E NCY NUMB E RS:LAND LINE: 911 / CELLULAR: 340-776-9110


20 St. John Tradewinds, St. John Tradewinds welcomes notices of community-orient SCIENCE OF FLIGHTACROSS 1 Slow down! 10 Cather who wrote O Pioneers! 19 Sacred vow 20 All by oneself 21 Brand of fat substitute 22 Jokey Jay 23 Start of a riddle 26 Two of Caesars last words 27 Potpourri bag 28 Stubborn 30 Scottish kid 31 Riddle, part 2 38 to recall ... 39 Recounts 40 Hosp. test in a large tube 41 Three, to Aldo 46 Riddle, part 3 puzzle grids 61 Novelist Lucy Montgomery 63 Moises of baseball 67 Soda holder 68 Riddle, part 4 74 Gold, to Aldo 76 Tribe of the Southwest 77 Santa , California 78 1980s Dodge model 84 Northern terminus of I-79 94 Would to You? 96 Prince Khan (Rita Hayworths third husband) 97 Freuds one 98 Owner of TVs Fantasy Island 102 Trompe (visual illu sion in art) 107 End of the riddle 111 Suleman whos called Octomom 112 Dark genre of modern 113 Arctic sight 117 At the apex 118 Alternative to marinara 119 Riddles answer 122 State bird of Hawaii 123 Natty scarf 124 Thats what telling you! 126 Sweet drinks 127 Film director Sergio 128 Kid watcher 129 Car part, in Britain DOWN 1 Bowls over 2 How funny 3 Ear-relevant 4 Gesundheit preceder 6 REO part 7 Singer David Allan 8 Remove cargo from 9 Cochineal or eosin, say 10 Fishing lures 11 Hipbone-related 12 Beatle John 13 First survey datum, often 14 Actress Sue Langdon 16 Hue anew 17 Main course 18 Injuries 24 Weight 29 Shoot for 30 Soldiers cap 32 Weary 33 1972 Bill Withers hit 34 Gator cousin 36 La Salle of the screen 37 In (as found) 41 Dissertation 43 Kept free, as a date 44 See care 47 Slung food 48 From Girls to Grrrlz author Robbins 49 Dont Tread 62 Alien vehicle 64 Jean- Ponty of jazz solar system 66 Lay claim to 68 All often 69 Author Bombeck 70 State west of R.I. 71 Platoon, e.g. 72 Bathtub stain 73 Israeli burp guns 79 Individuals sets of genetic determinants 81 Give the name 83 Iberian land 86 Frat letters 87 Superior 89 Bow who had It 90 Breezy 91 Toy dog type 92 Icy house 93 Enchanted 98 Hasta ! 99 Like many non-family 100 Worked over 101 Composer Georges 103 Root 104 Thats it! 106 Hole for a lace 108 Boarded 109 Govt.-issued security 110 Hardly brave 114 French statesman Ren 116 TV marine Gomer 118 Crony 120 Five pairs 121 Nightfall, in verse PREMIER Crossword ALCHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS a.m. at Hawksnest Bay Beach; Closed meetings for alcoholBay. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS AL-ANON MEETINGS T uesday, March 20 Phyllis Benton, a feder Societys monthly meeting on Saturday, March 24 The Department of Health residents to register for its anin commemoration of World TB Day. The walk-a-thon will The almost annual Coral ing at noon. Thursday, March 28 the Arts. The class is free and is dancers from eight years old to adult. Saturday, March 31 Roseway from the KATS dinghy dock limited. For more details call Dancing Classrooms, a of not only the children who ers and families who support these children, is gearing up and fun to take place on Satur p.m. with dance lessons, to inginning at 10 p.m. The nights mission is $10. sori School will host its annual Kids Fest Fish Fry on Satur at the school.


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St. John Tradewinds, Git Hill School is so grateful to all of the supporters of the 26th Annual Auction! Our event was a huge success, and we could not have done it without you!Special thanks to e Westin St. John and its phenomenal sta for sponsoring the event, Steve & Janet Simonsen for producing the video, Darron & Hope Meares for donating their auctioneer services, Ruby & Fernando Ramos for donating the Jeep back to GHS, R & I PATTON goldsmithing for their donation of the black diamond jewelry for our champagne rae, La Plancha del Mar for hosting the after-party and DJ Liston Sprauve for keeping the dance oor full, Kate Noreet for graphic design, Peter Fortunato & Gail Siart of Outside the Box Solutions for creating and administering the auction website, Rosemary Richards and her art students for their beautiful work, Paul Tsakeres at Starsh Gourmet for assisting with the Wall of Wine, Starsh Market and GHS EARTH program for providing the passed appetizers, Yelena Rogers for photographing the event, and Alfredos Landscaping for the stunning orchids.ABC Construction, AB Cellars, AdPro, Alfredos Landscaping, Anglewood, Inc./Dan and Melissa Intemenn, Antlers at Vail/made possible by VMS, Aqua Bistro, Arawak Expeditions, Bajo El Sol, Baked in the Sun, Beach Bar, Beauty Lounge, Bellows/West Indies, Bernard K. Passman, Best of Both Worlds, Big Planet, Black Sails LLC/Kekoa Sailing Expeditions, Joel & Margaret Black, Kirk Boeger, Bolongo Bay, Boolchands, Bougainvillea, Paul & Suzanne Boyko, Joni & Barry Butzow, Bvlgari, Caf Livin, Calypso Charters, Cactus on the Blue, Karen Calandra, Amberly Calloway, Caneel Bay Resort, Canines, Cats & Critters, Captains Cabin, Caravan Gallery, Caribbean Amber Museum, Karye Carney, Coleman Carven, Casa La Lanchita, Cimmaron Yacht Charters, Bruce and Kerry Clain, Cloud 9 Sailing Adventures, Coach, Bert Cohen, Computer Express, Concordia Eco-Resort, Cool Desires, Coral World and Buttery Garden, Bryan Couchenour, Courtesy Car Rental, Cruz Bay Watersports, CuisinArt Resort & Spa, Dell Rose/Sail Safaris, Dionysus Wine Distributors, Dog House Pub, Donald Schnell Studio, Dr. Cool and Quality Supply St. Croix, Drift Away Day Spa, Meghan Duy, Duys Esperanza, Emily Dulac, Elysian Beach Resort, Estate Lindholm, Fabric Mill, Fatty Crab, Fife & Drum Inn, Lori Francis, Frenchmans Reef Marriott and Morning Star Beach Resort, Gallows Point Resort, Git Hill School Art Classes, Giampietro Pizzeria, Grande Bay Resort, Grapevine Salon, Hacienda Tamarindo, JoAnne Hall, Scott Hartshorn, M.D. e Haynes family/Villa Tryst, Health Care Connection, PC, High Tide Bar & Seafood Grill, Iguana Grill, Innovative, Interiors, Inter-Island Boat Services, Inc., Into the Blue, i Scream!, Island Roots, Island Stylin, Jakes, Joes Rum Hut, John W. Lee, Captain of Kallista, KatiLady Catering, Keep it Clean, Mike Keigans, Kilroys Laundry, KST Event Planning, L & L Jeep Rental, Lady Kati Charter, La Tapa, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Leslie, Little Switzerland, Love City Paddleboards, Low Key Watersports, Maho Bay Camps Recycled Arts Center, MaLinda Media LLC, Elizabeth Masiello, Mabel and Dusty Melton, Mindy and Bernd Michtner/Big Blue, Mongoose Merchants Association, Morgans Mango, Motor Yacht Cinnamon Bay, Dana Neil, Nest, Joseph Noguiera, Ocean Runner, Pampered Pause, Mrs. Diana Petitto, Klaus Pfaender, Pinala Real Estate, Portico Design Group, Purple Papaya, Premier Wines and Spirits, ProSolar America, Ruby & Fernando Ramos, R & I goldsmithing, Rhumblines, Ritz Carlton St. omas, Dana & Martha Robes, Ronnies Pizza, S/V Pepper, Sam & Jacks Deli, SeaDream Yacht Club, SerenaSea, Shade, Sheraton Nassau Beach, Sheraton New Orleans, Sheraton Vistana, Sidwell Friends School, St. John Brewers at the Tap Room, St. John Catering/Mathayom Private Chefs, St. John Chiropractic, St. John Guidebook, St. John Hardware, St. John Spice, Starsh Gourmet, Starsh Market, Stephen Gaynor School, Sugar Bay Resort, Sun Dog Caf, e Dog House Restaurant, Virgin Voices, W Chicago, Waterbase, Waterfront Bistro, Wave Healing, e West Indian Company, Westin Diplomat, Westin Ft. Lauderdale, Westin Hilton Head, Westin Savannah, Westin St. John, Wet Woodys, Ryan Witbeck, Jude Woodcock, Woodys Seafood, ZoZos Ristorante, Zulu Nyala, and Wedgewood Lodge/made possible by VMSFeatured ArtistsEddie Bertrand, Annie Caswell, Robin Clair-Pitts, Elaine Estern, Rae Ellen Lee, Catherine Perry and Ara Cardew, Lucy Portlock, Mariah Scheer, Steve and Janet Simonsen, Sandi Stein, Carson Tredgett, Gayle VarlackOur Generous Program Advertisers:AH Riise, American Paradise, Artistic Villas Baker Magras & Associates, Barefoot Design Group, Canines, Cats & Critters, Caribbean Villas & Resorts, Catered To, Jan Courlas, First Bank, B.J. Harris, Health Care Connection, High Tide Bar & Seafood Grill, Holiday Homes, Innovative, John Foster Real Estate, Merchants Commercial Bank, Mongoose Merchants Association, Morrisette & Muilenberg, P.C., Myrah Keating Smith Community Health Center, Tammy Pollock, Property King, Red Hook Family Medical Group, Scotia Bank, Seaview Vacation Homes, Soggy Dollar Bar/Sandcastle Hotel, St. John Hardware, St. John Insurance, St. John Projects, St. John Properties, St. John Properties, Sun Dog Caf, Trayser Construction, TSG Water Resources, eodore Tunick & Company, VIEBC, VIVA!, and Woodys Seafood SaloonAuction Planning and Solicitation Committee:Lori Barlas, Angel Bolques, Joni Butzow, Judy Chamberlain, Meghan Duy, Gary Eggleston, Jill Hale, Beth Jones, Sandra Loeer, Lauren Morrisette, KD Munnelly, Molly Murrill, Joe Palminteri, Kerrin Patrie, Tina Petitto, Colette Rethage, Rosemary Richards, Christianne Testamark, Brenda Wallace, Mary Willen, Claire WitbeckEvent Volunteers Lori Barlas, Debbie Bleyer, Kaitlin Bleyer, Angel Bolques, Angelita Bolques, Lisa Boynes, Jen Bradham, Coral Breuning, Pat Brown, Kwasi Browne, Jill Chamberlain, Lawrence Charles, Shavoni Chichester, Jaqualyn Clarke, Aysha Clendinen, Mirisa Clendinen, Kathleen & Michael Cooke, Lena Crum, Elana Dandeneau, Viniqua David, CiCi Davis, Makeda Dawson, Jillian Dray, Meghan Duy, Laura & Topher Dunlap, Lisa and Mark Ehrhart, Lisa Etre, Lori Francis, Alisa Gessner, Soleil Gessner, Maia Ginther, Jill Hale, Dory Hamm, Sarah Haynes, Kaneeka Hodge, Melissa Irizarry, Karen Jarvis, Beth Jones, Mike Keigans, Liz Kinsella, Sydney Knowles-Donnelly, John Lee, Kanika Liburd, Tracey Maish, Joe McLaughlin, Monica Morris, Nicole & Savanna Morrisette, KD Munnelly, Molly Murrill, Joe Nogueira, Karen and Ibro Ovcina, Charlie Palminteri, Joe Palminteri, Jeanie Patrie, Diana Petitto, Tina Petitto, Val Prakas, Susie Preston, Noah Ramos, Alex Raymond, Allana Reid, Colette Rethage, Rosemary Richards, Cindy Rutnik, Cristian Rutnik, Jessica Rutnik, Mariah Scheer, Marina Scheer, Jon Schutt, Steve & Janet Simonsen, Angie Smith, Patrick Smith, Christianne Testamark, Jane ill, Merle Tross-Morton, Brenda Wallace, Rich Walsh, Kellie Walters, Claire Witbeck, Mary and Jim Willen