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Special feature for St. John Tradewinds and the St. John Source. Pictured above: Annette Small with Cruz Bay Seventh-day Adventist Church. In 2011, when Annette Small moved back to St. John after living in the States for many years, she took an early morning walk with her mother around Cruz Bay. “I saw people wrapped up in sheets on the beach,” said Small,...
Gifft Hill School Class of 2017. Photo courtesy of Gifft Hill School Facebook Page and Yelena Rogers Photography. Trayser Field was a flurry of caps, gowns, emotions, and fanfare on Friday, June 16. The 14th Gifft Hill School Commencement Ceremony celebrated the hard work and accomplishments of the thirteen students of the class of 2017. Attendees were regaled with the...
Fewer parking spaces in Cruz Bay and those taken up by derelict cars bring seasonal headaches to St. John drivers. Photo by Judi Shimel. ST. JOHN -- With the annual opening of St. John Festival Village a few days away, a caravan is winding through the streets of Cruz Bay. Drivers are on the move, looking for a place to park. Parking is...
Overlooking Great Cruz Bay and the south shore, this luxury villa faces the prevailing easterly breezes and is able to enjoy the sun and moon rises. La Palais features four equal bedroom suites with balconies, en-suite baths, a large media room, two powder rooms, a pool, terrace, gazebo, veranda with wet bar, waterfall, and BBQ area. The property has a...
by SCOTT EANES, CORAL BAY COMMUNITY COUNCIL The Coral Bay Community Council and Plastic Free Island: St. John have come together to try to eliminate, or reduce dramatically, the use of single use plastic straws. To do this, members from CBCC shot a publicity video at The Longboard restaurant in Cruz Bay highlighting the issue that straws are not essential...
Bikers line up across from the VINP Visitor's Center to the start the 2017 St. John Festival Bike Race. All photos and videos by Perdita Stapleton. St. John's annual Festival has had a well-kept secret for over ten years... its bike race. This year's race took place on Saturday, June 17 starting at 8:15am. A group of British Virgin Islands entries...
  Photos by Perdita Stapleton.
Special feature for St. John Tradewinds and the St. John Source. Pictured above: St. John native Ke-Ya Daniel, Peak Potential Homeless Support Center's health and human services program manager. Photo by Amy Roberts. Having an address is something that most of us take for granted. It allows us to be in contact with the outside world, as do phones, computers, and other devices for...
Last month on a flight to San Francisco, I happened to sit next to a gentleman who works for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. He is a materials scientist who works with many different renewable energy methods. Needless to say, he and I talked for the whole eight-hour trip! I asked him what the newest renewable energy trends...
2017 St. John Festival Princess contestants Shanoya Barry and Yamilette Reyes-Dias join the fun at the recent Pan-O-Rama. They will appear on stage in competition on Father's Day, June 18, at the Winston Wells Ballpark, starting at 6 pm. Not pictured: Contestant Mariella Matthias-Raynoso. Photo by Judi Shimel. This year's Festival's food sale and Pan-O-Rama have already passed, but there...
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