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If youre currently enrolled in original Medicare which may include additional private supplemental insurance and Part D prescription plans or in an all-inclusive, pri vate, Medicare-approved Advantage plan, nows the only time to review your current options to see what best meets your needs and budget. From Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, you can make as many changes as you want during this open-enrollment period that takes effect Jan. 1, 2015. Current Advantage or Part D drug plan participants should have received their annual notice of changes. Read it carefully. Plans can change their costs and benets including premiums, co-pays, deductibles and out-of-pocket limits every year. For example, an Advantage or Part D plan may change its preferred lower-cost pharmacies and formulary or list of covered prescription drugs, with some moving to higher-priced tiers. So compare your current Part D or Advantage plan benets and costs to others offered in our area using the online Medicare Plan Finder now at Dont choose by premium price alone. Additionally, verify with each of your physicians whether they participate in a specic Advantage plan. If youre thinking about switching from an Advantage plan to original Medicare, and are eligible to purchase a private supplemental insurance plan, the plan-nder tool allows you to compare features of all standardized Medigap plans in our area. If making changes, the Medicare Rights Center recommends calling the new plan and conrming the information. Then enroll at 800-MEDICARE (633-4227), rather than directly with the plan, for greater government protection if there are inaccuracies. A special disenrollment period from Jan. 1 to Feb. 14, 2015, lets you only switch from an Advantage plan to original Medicare and add a private prescription drug plan. Those with original Medicare cant make any changes after Dec. 7. Confused? The MRC has a website (www. and a consumer helpline at 800-333-4114 that can help answer questions. You also can contact Floridas SHINE program (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) at its Senior Choices helpline at 866-413-5337, or go to Additionally, SHINE counselors will be at various area locations to help: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 15 and Nov. 19 at the Mid-County Regional Library, 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 21 at First United Methodist Church of Punta Gorda, 507 W. Marion Ave. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 23 and Nov. 13 at the North Port Library, 13800 Tamiami Trail. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, from Oct. 20 through Nov. 24, at DeSoto Memorial Hospital, 900 N. Roberts Ave., Arcadia. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, from Oct. 17 through Nov. 21, at the DeSoto County Library, 125 N Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia. Appointments arent required. Bring your medications list, annual notice of changes and Medicare ID card. And ask if you qualify for Medicares Extra Help program, based on your income and resources. Finally, open enrollment brings out scam artists. So ignore anyone saying you need a new Medicare card or requesting your Medicare number for any reason. Also, trying to sell health insurance plans under Obamacare to those in Medicare is prohibited. David Morris is the Suns consumer advocate and a Florida Society of News Editors award-winning columnist. Contact him c/o the Sun, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980; email dmorris@sun-herald. com; or leave a message at 941-206-1114.Review Medicare options now PORT CHARLOTTE A box truck hit a 17-yearold Charlotte High School student who was walking to his bus stop Thursday morning, leaving the teen with life-threatening injuries. His condition was a little worse than critical, Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Kenny Watson said that after noon. We werent sure he was going to make it to the hospital. Authorities say Angel Martinez-Garcia was walking north on Easy Street to the bus stop at the corner of Catherine Avenue just after 6:30 a.m. when he was struck by the truck in front of other high-schoolers. There were some students who witnessed it and had to call their parents to come pick them up they went home for the day, Charlotte County Public Schools spokesman Mike Riley said. We also have counselors available at (Charlotte High) to talk to other students or teachers who need it. The driver of the box truck, which belonged to a local air-conditioning service company, was Kasey Michael Truck strikes studentBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITERTeen walking to bus stop was critically injuredSTUDENT | 10 Fisherman pulled from water SUN PHOTOS BY ADAM KREGERA Charlotte County Sheris deputy speaks with potential witnesses Thursday morning after a man shing from the El Jobean Pier ended up in the Myakka River and was swept away in the current. Authorities learned the man was trying to reel in what was apparently a big sh.EL JOBEAN A sherman went from ghting the big one to ghting for his life Thursday morning after he was pulled into the Myakka River and swept away in the current. The man, believed to be in his 40s, was shing just before 11:30 a.m. from the El Jobean Pier just west of the El Jobean Bridge when he went over the waist-high rail. He was trying to reel in a big sh and just went over with it, Charlotte County Sheriffs spokeswoman Debbie Bowe said. The man was in critical condition Thursday afternoon. Witnesses called 911 after seeing the man fall into the water, and marine units for the Charlotte County Sheriffs Ofce and Charlotte County Fire/EMS rushed to the area. However some boaters who happened to be in the area pulled the man aboard and began CPR, according to Fire/EMS spokeswoman Dee Man fell over railing at El JoBean PierBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITERWATER | 10PORT CHARLOTTE With tears in her eyes, Gedda Starlin told the crowd she needs to feel safe in her neighborhood, where her home has been burglarized twice and vandalized. I like Parkside, she said at this weeks nal Parkside Revitalization Plan meeting at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County. But theyve stolen so much from me ... I put my house up for sale, and I love my little house. More than 50 residents came togeth er Tuesday to discuss proposed policy changes to help the community grow and prosper, a vision rst endorsed in 2011 by the Parkside Citizens Master Plan. And, after three public forums of open debate, a consensus was reached on how to move forward. I believe theres buy-in for the plan presented here tonight, said Debrah Forester, redevelopment manager for Charlotte County. Proposed changes in the development code would increase density in the commercial district to promote redevelopment, including mixed-use development, and to allow existing nonconforming multifamily residential uses to continue. The revitalization plan also calls for offering incentives in the private sector to Community supports Parkside planBy GARY ROBERTSSTAFF WRITERPARKSIDE | 10READER ADVOCATE David MORRISCOLUMNISTWe won World War II in four years, and we cant get some trees and owers here? John Vacha, longtime Parkside resident The man who fell in was swept by the current more than 100 yards to the east side of the bridge, where some Good Samaritans in a boat pulled him aboard and began CPR. Medical personnel rushed the man to a local hospital, and he was in critical condition Thursday afternoon. Charlotte SunNo. 1 FSU has lived a perilous existence in its unbeaten start. It is still searching for that 60-minute complete game.CLASSIFIED: Comics 9-12 | Dear Abby 12 | TV Listings 13 THE SUN: Obituaries 5 | Legals 6 | Crosswords 7 | Police Beat 7 | Viewpoint 8 | Opinion 9 VOL. 122 NO. 276An Edition of the SunAMERICAS BEST COMMUNITY DAILYFRIDAY OCTOBER 3, $1.00 40 percent chance of rain90 75 High Low Look inside for valuable couponsThis years savings to date ...S UN COUPON VALUE METER CHARLIE SAYS ...I always say its a good idea to wear your life jacket even when fishing.INDEX | 705252000258 Daily Edition $1.00 $98,047 AIMING FOR THE FULL 60 STUDY: US RANKS 8TH IN AGINGThe 2014 Global AgeWatch Index found the best place in the world to grow old is Norway; Afghanistans the worst.SPORTS PAGE 1 THE WIRE PAGE 1 SPORTS: Lotto 2 THE WIRE: Nation 2 | World 2 | Business 4-5 | State 6 | Weather 6 Loveseat, $125 In Todays Classifieds! AND WEEKLY HERALDCALL US AT 941-206-1000


Our Town Page 2 C The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 The SUN (USPS 743170) is published daily at Sun Coast Media Group, Inc., 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980-2100. Periodicals postage paid at Punta Gorda, FL. Postmaster: Please send address changes to the SUN, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, Florida 33980-2100.Chairman .................................. Derek Dunn-Rankin .....................941-206-1001 Publisher ................................... David Dunn-Rankin .....................941-206-1003 Executive Editor ........................ Chris Porter .................................941-206-1134 Advertising Director .................. Leslee Peth ..................................941-205-6400 Circulation Director ................... Mark Yero ....................................941-206-1300 Arcadian Editor ......................... Susan E. Hoffman ........................863-494-0300 Arcadian Publisher .................... 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Above rates do not include sales tax.Mail subscription rates: Rates as follows (advance payment required): 7 Days 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year $120.88 $216.81 $386.10 Sunday Only 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year $58.81 $110.56 $186.19 Single Copy rates Daily $1.00 Sunday $2.00 Unclaimed account balances under $10, inactive for 15 months, will be used to purchase newspapers for classroom use. Sun Newspapers CUSTOMER SERVICE POLICY Delivery should be expected prior to 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 6:30 a.m. Sunday. Customer Service hours: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday Friday; Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. to noon. To subscribe or to report any problems with your service, please call 941-206-1300 or toll-free at 877-818-6204. You may visit our office at: 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980. EVENTS TODAY Easy Does It Club, Easy Does It Club offers AA & Alanon meetings daily from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 23312 Harper Ave,. PC. Call 941-629-0110 Cafe Philo, Caf Philo, Philosophical discussion group. 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Library 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd. Pt Char.380-0141 Deep Creek Elks 2763, Dinner 5 to 8 p.m., AYCE Fried Fish, Prime Rib, Crab Cakes And Much More, Music With Escape 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Port Charlotte Elks, Lunch Specials 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dinner 5 to 7 p.m. Specials. Karaoke 6 to 9 p.m. w/Breeze in the dining room. AYCE Fish Fry Punta Gorda Elkettes, Elkettes Thrift Shop Open to the Public from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. @ 25538 Shore, PG 637-2606, ext. 451 Punta Gorda Elks, Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Dinner 5 to 8:30 p.m.; Music by Shake Rattle & Soul 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.; Tiki open 4 p.m. @ 25538 Shore PG 637-2606, mbrs & gsts Bingo Friday, Friendliest bingo game in town. Quarter games start at 10:15 a.m., Centennial Hall Cultural Center 625-4175 Mahjong, Join us for Mahjong every Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Music Room. 75 cents an hour. 625-4175. Denny Pezzin, Variety music by Denny Pezzin 5 to 9 p.m. at Fishermens Village Center Court. 941-639-8721. Friday Night Dance, A variety of local entertainers for your enjoyment. $7 7 p.m. The Cultural Center, 625-4175 SATURDAY Pancake Breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m. at Port Charlotte UMC, 625-4356. All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, coffee & orange juice. Easy Does It Club, Easy Does It Club offers AA & Alanon meetings daily from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 23312 Harper Ave,. PC. Call 941-629-0110. FC Mens Breakfast, FC Mens Prayer Brkfst @ 8 a.m. @ Church prop. corner of Parade & Rot. Blvd. W All men are invited. 475-7447 Acme Bicycle Ride, Acme Bicycle Ride 8 a.m. 615 Cross St. PG Free Adults 3 Levels Helmet Required 941-639-2263 Kids Workshop, KidsWorkshop-Build an EMS Truck. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., 625-0783 SVDP rummage sale, St. Vincent Punta Gorda rummage sale, 9 a.m. to noon at 25200 Airport Road. Call 941-575-0767 for info. Warriors Car Wash, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Charlotte State Bank & Trust, 2331 Tamiami Trail, PG. Charlotte Warriors Football/ Cheerleading. 863-244-3171. Closet of Hope, Free clothing, ID required. 1st & 3rd Saturdays 9:30 a.m. t0 12 p.m. Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-1747 Bingo Saturday, Friendliest Bingo game in town Quarter games start at 10:15 a.m. Cultural Center 625-4175 Free Band Concert, Banyan Bluegrass Band free concert 1 to 3 p.m.,Train Depot Dock, 1009 Taylor Road, PG. Bring own chair. 941-639-6774. Reconnections Band, Variety music by Reconnections Band at Fishermens Village Center Stage 5 to 9 p.m. 941-639-8721 Young Adults, If U R 18-35, we meet on an ad-hoc basis. Gulf Cove The YARD on FB,, or 941-681-0477. SUNDAYCardiac Bicycle Ride, Cardiac Care Scenic Bicycle Ride 35 Miles 13-16 mph Call Bill 941-7402257 for start location. Farmers Market, History Park Farmers Market open every Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 501 Shreve St., between Virginia Ave. & Henry St. 941-380-6814. | COMMUNITY CALENDAR Sonshine Youth Yard Sale Fundraiser, On Sat., Oct. 4, the Youth Department of Sonshine Baptist Church, 23105 Veterans Blvd., PC, will host a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to raise funds for summer mission trips. Come out and find some great bargains while supporting young people on a mission. For more info, call 941-625-1273. Featured EventPAID ADVERTISEMENT PORT CHARLOTTE Several area speakers scored big wins at a recent Area 55 of Toastmasters International speech-contest event at the Mid-County Regional Library. Rich Emch, a nancial planner with Raymond James & Associates of Port Charlotte, who took rst place for the Evaluator category; and Amy Hibberd, a Realtor with White Sands Realty of Englewood, who won second place in both the Evaluator and Humorous categories both in the Sept. 6 event, will represent Area 55 at the Toastmasters Division E Level competition at 6:30 p.m. today at Sunnyside Village, 5201 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota. The pair will compete with the winners of Areas 50 through 54 along the coast, including North Port, Port Charlotte, Bradenton, Englewood and Sarasota. Sharon Lonsdale, of The Hermitage Artists Retreat in Englewood, won first prize for the Humorous contest Sept. 6, but will be unable to represent Area 55 at todays event, due to a scheduling conflict. Im very pleased to represent the Port Charlotte Club in this competition. Being involved in Toastmasters has greatly enhanced my speaking skills, which, in turn, helps build my financial planning practice, Emch said. There is no finer group of people for making genuine, lasting and beneficial connections than Toastmasters. And did I mention fun? This is the most fun group I have ever joined, Hibberd said. Emch, Hibberd and Lonsdale are accomplished members of the Toastmaster club, and demonstrate how successful one can be at speaking when they participate in the Toastmasters program, said Gale West, president for the North Port Toastmasters club and Area 55 governor for Toastmasters District 48. Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational or ganization that teaches communication and leadership skills through a worldwide network of more than 14,350 clubs in 122 countries. In Toastmasters District 48 Area 55, there are four Toastmasters clubs: North Port, Port Charlotte, Englewood and Venice. For more contest information, visit Ruta Vardys is with the North Port Toastmasters Club Executive Committee.Area Toastmasters shine in contestsProvided by RUTA VARDYSNORTH PORT TOASTMASTERS CLUB PHOTO PROVIDED BY PAM HASKINPictured, from left, with trophies won in recent Area 55 of Toastmasters International speech contests at the Mid-County Regional Library in Port Charlotte, are: Rich Emch, a nancial planner with Raymond James & Associates of Port Charlotte, who took rst place for the Evaluator category; Amy Hibberd, a Realtor with White Sands Realty of Englewood, who won second place in both the Evaluator and Humorous categories; and Sharon Lonsdale of The Hermitage Artists Retreat in Englewood, who won rst place in the Humorous category.STEP UP TO THE MICWant to boost your own skills, or put them to the test? Start with your local club: Port Charlotte Toastmasters Club: meets at 7:30 a.m. each Wednesday at the Char lotte Players Black Box Theater, 1182 Market Circle, Unit 1, Murdock; visit http://portchar North Port Toastmasters Club: meets at 6:30 p.m. each Monday at the Lakes of North Port Club House, 1015 Ohana Way; visit http://northport. Englewood Toastmasters Club: meets at 6:30 p.m. each Thursday at the Englewood United Methodist Church Friendship Hall, Room FH1, 700 E. Dearborn St.; visit http:// SUN PHOTO BY BRENDA BARBOSAPunta Gorda City Council members welcomed the arrival of the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday at City Hall. From left, back: City Councilwoman Carolyn Freeland, City Councilman Tom Cavanaugh, City Councilwoman Nancy Prafke, resident Deb Highsmith, City Councilwoman Kim Devine, Don McCormick and Roger Debruler Jr.; and, front: CHNEP Executive Director Lisa Beever and CHNEP Citizen Advisory Board President Warren Bush, along with his fellow board members, Forest Reynolds and John Reynolds.City officials welcome estuary program | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFSOktoberfest returns to Punta GordaThe Punta Gorda Downtown Merchants Associations seventh annual Oktoberfest will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Taylor Street and Olympia Avenue. Two beer tents will have German beer on tap, as well as domestic, along with Punta Gordas very own microbrewery, Fat Point Brewing. At 4 p.m., the German food court opens, and a German duo will get the oompah music going. At 5:30 p.m., there will be a City Wide Chicken Dance led by the anony mous Oktoberfest Chicken. Everyone is invited to do the Chicken Dance as the group gets ready for next year, when it will go for a Gu inness World Record. Those who want to dress up as a chicken could win $50. The anonymous Oktoberfest Chicken, along with City Councilwoman Carolyn Freeland and Maria van Atzigen, will select the best-dressed chicken. The free party goes on until 10 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call Jerry at 941-391-4856.Players present The Cemetery ClubThe Charlotte Players will present The Cemetery Club at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16-18, Oct. 23-25 and Oct. 30-31; and Nov. 1, at the Langdon Playhouse, 1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte. Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands graves. Ida is sweet-tempered and ready to begin a new life. Lucille is a feisty embodiment of the girl who just wants to have fun. Doris is priggish and judgmental, particularly when Sam the butcher enters the scene. He meets the widows while visiting his wifes grave. Doris and Lucille squash the budding romance between Sam and Ida. They are guilt-stricken when this nearly breaks Idas heart. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person, and may be purchased at the theater box ofce or by phone by calling 941-255-1022. rfrntbttntttt tntttt tttttttnntr tttrtttrrnt tntttttnntttrttt rfrnn tb nr rfrn n trbn rfrnrnrr ntbn rf rrrntb rntrtttr ttnntr rtrttt trtttr rnttnt rf rrrntb rntrtttr ttnntr rtrttt trtttr rnttnt rf rrrntb rntrtttr ttnntr rtrttt trtttr rnttntbr 50474845


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Our Town Page 4 C The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS NORTH PORT If a forklift operator is rst on the scene to a hurricane-ravaged neighbor hood with downed power lines, he is the incident commander until the next rst responder arrives. Nearly 25 operations employees in North Ports Public Works Division learned whats expected of them during crisis situations Thursday morning during a training session ordered by City Manager Jonathan Lewis, who learned this week that about a dozen of the districts 57 employees confessed to cheating on Federal Emergency Management Agency online and classroom certication tests. Public Works Director Branford Adumuah asked for an outside investigation Wednesday, which continued into Thursday. Former Florida Department of Law Enforcement ofcer Steve Uebelacker, who has been conducting internal affairs investigations for the North Port Police Department, inter viewed eight employees Wednesday and canceled before hearing from all 24, after learning all to whom he spoke had cheated. He suggested the employees be retrained and tested. Lewis agreed. The investigation is not over, Lewis said. I am disappointed. I have been lied to. Lewis said he asked managers and supervisors at Public Works about cheating on tests or providing cheat sheets, and was told they were unaware it was going on. Lewis said hes learned more since then, and doesnt understand the motive behind the entire incident. This issue doesnt involve pay, Lewis said of the certication employees receive for successfully completing the FEMA course. If they lied about this, what else would they be willing to lie about? He said supervisors also should be trusted to tell the truth. Employees claimed their supervisors approved the cheat sheets so employees could get back out in the eld faster. Many admitted to not having computer skills to take the online test. Public Works employees spent Thursday starting at 7 a.m. in the FEMA class taught by Emergency Manager Rich Berman, and are scheduled for another session today. That group will be tested today. Another group in Public Works will be trained and retested in the future, city ofcials said. You can use your notes, Berman told employees, who, after a while, began asking questions and participating in group discussions. I checked with FEMA its an openbook test. Lewis said no one from any department has come forward with similar cheating situations. However, the Sun was notied by Utilities and Parks and Recreation department employees that cheat sheets were handed out to workers after they failed. Tests allegedly were taken by one employee for several others in the Utilities department. In Parks and Recreation, some employees dont have computer access and claimed there was no way to study for the test before taking it, causing them to fail repeatedly. One said he was given the cheat sheet by his supervisor. The Utilities director (Rick Newkirk) took it upon himself to question all of his employees but two who are out until Monday and will be asked, Lewis said. All have said they did not cheat and no cheats were available. The remaining departments also are asking all of their employees that same question. Lewis said he will not react to the situation until he receives Uebelackers ndings. We cant re everyone, he said. Im not condoning cheating. We obviously have a problem and we are working to x it. Safety is the utmost important goal for our employees and our residents. Adumuah was also at the training Thursday with employees. Its good, he said of employees learning details of incident command for the city during any emergency. Berman explained in detail about safety, command, operations, planning, logistics, nance, administration, staging, and who is in charge in the event of a disaster like a hurricane.When you show up on scene and you are the rst responder there, its like, Congratulations, we will give you your hard hat later, Berman said to the crew. First, you have to gure out what needs to be done to make this situation better. You are the incident commander until the other (police or re chief or another rst responder) arrives. You can pick up the phone or radio and call in things before others come on scene. You can isolate the area; close streets. Once the incident commander gets there, thats your new boss who is in charge of the entire scene.Adumuah said it was necessary to address the situation, as it was getting in the way of getting regular work done in the city. City employees would not offer individual comments to the Sun about Thursdays training, but many said the course was helpful.Email: eallen@sun-herald.comNorth Port employees trained, to retake FEMA tests todayBy ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHSTAFF WRITERAN EMPLOYEE COMES FORWARD An email was sent to North Port City Manager Jonathan Lewis regarding an employees role in the cheating on Federal Emergency Management Agency tests. In the letter, the employee claims he was one of the workers who wanted to tell his story while being interviewed by investigator Steve Uebelacker. His interview was canceled Wednesday. He was questioned briefly Thursday. According to the letter, the employee stated, I proctored for a lot of my fellow employees and know that they used a cheat sheet. More importantly though, I know that none of this would have happened without the approval of Operations Manager Bill Vest. He was the person that approved the use of the cheat sheets (also referred to by some guys in the yard as the study guide) by everyone involved if needed. Because of my proficiency with computers, I was asked to help (co-workers) get through ICS (Incident Command System) 200. Everything was done without cheating initially, but eventually time spent testing became an issue that was mentioned more than a couple of times, as some employees were spending half a day or more on one exam and still failing. After I heard the, We gotta get them moving, one too many times, I let my supervisor at the time, who is no longer a supervisor, and superintendent Rick St. Louis know that the majority of employees werent going to succeed without computer training, FEMA materials training, cheat sheets, and/or all of the above. Rick St. Louis was uncomfortable with making a decision and went to tell Bill Vest. I was brought in to explain to Bill Vest what was going wrong and told him the same thing I told my supervisor and Rick St. Louis. Bill Vest said, Make it hap pen. That is where the FEMA exam issues were born. It was not a superintendent or supervisor that approved the action. It was the Operations Manager Bill Vest. It was not an issue of employees being capable yet lazy, it was a ... Were taking too much time issue. No one should have cheated, but if your boss OKs it and youre going to struggle if you dont I dont know that the Supervisors were forced to participate, but I do know that crews falling behind due to time taken testing was an issue for them. They have the worst job in the City. They get little to no protection from we the peons and they get little to no support from their managers. In this particular case, as I read along in the newspapers, it even appears as if someone is trying to make the supervisors the scapegoats, and that isnt right. Thats the kind of dirty play that has most or your workforce in our area fed up with your management team of Branford (Adumuah) and Bill Vest, and (their) two newest trainees Barbara McKeathon and Ryan Biagioli. This is another reason I needed to let you personally know what went on. I truly love my job and the work I do, but if answering to people demands truth always but only provide it when its convenient for them is what my future here holds, Im not feeling real good about being here anymore. We hear you guys wield the word transparency like an honorable knights sword, but transparent means clear. Unfil tered or unshaded. This supposed attempt to find the truth was just plain shady. Bill Vest should have informed you, Branford, and anyone else that asked on Sept. 11 that it was in fact going on and that he had approved it. If he did not, then you and everyone else were lied to by omission. You wanted to know why no one in the yard would come to you? Most dont trust any of you managers, simply because of the willful follow that with, Show of hands, who cheated? I guarantee you there would have been more than 12 that raised their hands. I also have no problem being attached to a polygraph while doing so, if Rick St. Louis or Bill Vest were to deny that Bill Vest gave the order to, for lack of a better word, cheat. Please feel free to share this with your investigator. Rich Tirado, Public Works City Manager Jonathan Lewis said he had not received the email yet. He said he would respond accordingly once he did. Vest was unavailable for comment. NORTH PORT Police have conrmed the identities of two people left dead in a possible murder-suicide Wednesday morning as Heidi DeCarlo, 43, and Bush Bena, 53. According to North Port Assistant Police Chief Tony Sirianni, the couple were separated and living apart at the time of the shooting. Both of their names were on property records for the home located at 2447 Florida Terrace, but they formerly lived in Ipswich, Mass., and Bena originally hailed from Albania. Police discovered their bodies just after 9 a.m. Wednesday, after responding to a family disturbance. Police said the dispute evolved into a shooting. According to records obtained Thursday, authorities had been called to the home twice prior to the shooting, the rst time around 8:30 p.m. Sept. 15, when they responded to a civil disturbance. Although notes were redacted, the call log shows that Bena phoned authorities that night, and they arrived just prior to 11 p.m. The report shows authorities cleared the scene around 11:15 p.m. Bena again called police around 10:45 p.m. Sept. 16, records show, and the call was logged as a suspicious incident. Police arrived much more quickly this time, roughly three minutes later, and cleared the scene just prior to 11 p.m. Notes also were redacted from the second call log. Crime scene tape used to surround the home and to block off sections near the residence was down Thursday, and the intersection of Munsing Avenue and Florida Terrace was quiet, a far cry from Wednesday when the block was ooded with emergency vehicles and reporters. Several white vans with biohazard decals sat outside the home Thursday afternoon, likely part of the ongoing criminal investigation. North Port City Commissioner Linda Yates, who lives on the same street where the shooting took place, said she did not hear the gunshots Wednesday morning. Yates said she knew DeCarlo was in the process of getting a divorce from Bena. Chris Ertle, who lives three houses down from the shooting, was sitting in his garage Wednesday morning when he heard three gunshots, followed by what he described as mufed shots. Ertle thought the sounds were due to reworks and didnt know police were on his street until roughly 9:30 a.m., when his wife Teresa returned home. Comments on the North Port Suns Facebook page also claimed that Bena, the soon to be ex-husband, was responsible for the shooting. Julie Beaulieu, DeCarlos sister, posted a photo of her on Facebook Wednesday, where friends and family left comments referring to DeC=arlo as sweet, a beautiful person, and they will remember her smile and laugh. We live in a very cruel world, Tim Paquin wrote on Beaulieus page. So unfair that someone so special is lost. Thursday afternoon, detectives were still at the house where the shooting took place, gathering evidence for the investigation. Police Capt. Chris Morales said Wednesday that it was an isolated incident and the neighborhood is safe. Sirianni said more information will be released once it is available. The shooting happened Oct. 1, which marks the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Florida and the nation. The states domestic violence hotline is 800-500-1119, and can be reached 24/7 for information and help. 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The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 C Our Town Page 5 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS CHARLOTTE James Joseph McTernanJames Joseph Jim McTernan, 73, of Punta Gorda, Fla., and formerly of Pitts Town, N.J., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Port Charlotte, Fla. He was born Nov. 27, 1940, in Summit, N.J. Jim and his wife Marjorie B. (nee Bonner) McTernan moved to Punta Gorda from Pitts Town in 2001, shortly after Sept. 11. He was a retired Sales Representative for the Steelcase Company in Philadelphia, Pa. Jim, a respected dog breeder and fancier, was well-known around the Dog Show circuit. He was a member of the American Kennel Club, the Kennel Club of Philadelphia, and the Montgomery County Kennel Club Inc., and enjoyed ties to the Kennel Club of the United Kingdom. Jim enjoyed golng and long-distance bike riding, and was an avid sailor. He is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, Marjorie; brother-in-law, Brendan Bonner of Miami Beach, Fla.; sister-in-law, Anne, and brother-in-law, Robert Ramaglia of Jacksonville, Fla.; nephews, Christopher Michael Ramaglia, Andrew Patrick Ramaglia and Sean McTernan; and niece, Stacie McTernan. James was preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Henry; and a brother, Henry McTernan Jr. Memorial services celebrating Jims life will be held at a later date. Memorial bequests in Jims name may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. Friends may visit online at www. to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory, Punta Gorda Chapel.Carman OrrinoCarman Orrino, 91, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 10, 1923, in Bristol, Pa., to Carmine and Philamena (nee Margiasso) Orrino. Carman moved to Port Charlotte in 1970. He was the manager of Port Charlotte Elks Lodge 2153 for 16 years, before retir ing in 1989. Carman was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942 to 1945. He was of the Catholic faith. Carm an will be greatly missed by his son, Thomas (Phyllis) Orrino of Ivyland, Pa.; daughters, Donna (Steve) Schiller of Port Charlotte, and Debbie (Joe) Kennedy of Philadelphia, Pa.; brothers, Bob and Jerry Orrino, both of Port Charlotte; grandchildren, Daniel, Lindsey, Tom, Jennifer, Jacqueline and Melyssa; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; rst wife, Mary; daughter, Patricia; and brothers, Ralph and Jim. Services will be held in Bristol. Memorial contributions may be made to: Florida Elks Childrens Therapy Services, P.O. Box 49, Umatilla, FL 32784. Please visit Carmans tribute wall at to share memories and to send condolences to the Orrino family. Arrangements are by Paul Schelm Funeral Home, in Lake Suzy, Fla.ENGLEWOODThere were no deaths reported in North Port Thursday.NORTH PORTThere were no deaths reported in North Port Thursday.DESOTO Jerry Curtis VuncannonDr. Jerry Curtis Vuncannon, 72, of Sanford, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at his home. He was born in Stanly County, N.C., to Durward C. Vuncannon and Grace Kirk Vuncannon. Jerry graduated from Pfeifer College in 1963 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, then went on to Union Seminary in Richmond, Va., where he earned Bachelor of Divinity in 1966. In 1998, he graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, Ill., with his Doctorate of Ministry. He was a Presbyterian Minister for 44 years and, after retir ing, he continued working with the Christian United Outreach Center and Family Promise. He had a passion for trains, and some of his hobbies include gardening, taking care of his birds, and ying planes. Dr. Vuncannon is survived by his daughters, Amanda (Jeremy) Ousley of Greensboro, N.C., and Danielle (John) Pfeil of Arcadia, Fla.; grandchildren; William, Gregory and Matthew Pfeil, and Shiloh Ousley; and special family, Lawrence Simpson, Eric and Becky Cogan, and Warren and Renee Paschal. A Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at Pocket Presbyterian Church in Sanford. The family will greet friends after the service in the churchs fellowship hall. Memorial contributions may be made to: Christian United Outreach Center (CUOC), P.O. Box 2217, Sanford, NC 27331; Family Promise, P.O. Box 2862, Sanford, NC 27331; or the Memorial Fund @ Pocket Presbyterian Church, 669 Pocket Church Road, Sanford, NC 27330. Online condolences may be made at www. | OBITUARIESCarl O. GriewahnCarl O. Griewahn, 92, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. He was born Sept. 15, 1922, in Adrian, Mich., to Otto and Myrna (nee Bailey) Griewahn. He graduated from Adrian High School, and apprenticed in the trade of tool and die making at Hurd Lock and Stubnitz-Green. He worked at Palmyra Tool Co. from 1946 to 1964, and then worked for Brazeway Inc. as Director of Tooling & Engineering, until he retired in 1977. After moving to Ludington, Mich., Carl worked as a paraprofessional in metal trades at Ludington High School for nine years. He and his wife Julia then moved permanently to Englewood, Fla., for 18 years. In 2006, they moved back to Michigan to be closer to family. In Adrian, he was a member of the Lions Club, and, over the years, he was a member of Odgen Bible Church, Washington Ave. Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church and Englewood Evangelical Free Church. Carl enjoyed baseball, and his passion was realistic wood carvings. Carl is survived by his children, Gerald (Shirley Davis) Griewahn of Sparta, Tenn., Candace (Mike) Reed of Blisseld, Mich., Michael (Pam) McComb of Adrian, and Virginia (Charles) Parnaby of Portage, Mich.; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; his rst wife, Dorothy Eisenmenger; Julia E. Carter McComb-Griewahn, on Dec. 28, 2013; and ve brothers and sisters, Ken (Alice) Griewahn, Lenore (Virgil) Baker, Elizabeth (Alfred) Webster, Kathryn (Roy) Weaver and Wayne (Mary) Griewahn. Friends may meet with the family one hour prior to the memorial service, which is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel in Kalamazoo, Mich. Private burial will take place at a later date at Lenawee Hills Memorial Park in Adrian. Memorials may be directed to CARE of Southeastern Michigan (an organization to help families who are facing various challenges through education and support), Main Ofce, 31900 Utica Road, Frasier, MI 48026; or OBITUARY POLICY Obituaries are accepted from funeral homes only. Theres no charge for publishing an abbreviated death notice. Full obituaries and repeat death notices will be subject to an advertising charge. Obituaries must be received by 2 p.m. for Tuesday through Saturday publication. For Sunday publication deadline is noon on Saturday. For Monday publication deadline is noon on Sunday. In Loving Memories must be received by 2 p.m. for Tuesday through Friday publication. For Saturday through Monday publication deadline is noon on Friday. The American ag accompanying an obituary indicates a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. Please send emails to SUN PHOTO BY BRENDA BARBOSAPunta Gorda Police Lt. Joe King receives a tip from Alivia Lewis during a fund raiser Tuesday at Culvers restaurant in Port Charlotte for Do The Right Thing, a program that recognizes and rewards local youth for acts of heroism, honesty and community contribution.Culvers supports Do The Right Thing MURDOCK The Charlotte County Beaches and Shores Advisory Committee wants to consider what it will take to create a mooring eld in Chadwick Cove in Lemon Bay. But before they chart any course of action to recommend to county commissioners, they rst want to get better informed about how best to address the live-aboards and other boaters anchoring in Chadwick Cove now. The cove is located south of the Emil R. Swepston Bridge on Beach Road. Is it a health issue or is it a public safety issue? Right now, I dont know, said Commissioner Stephen R. Deutsch, who regularly attends the advisory boards meetings. Charlotte County Sheriffs marine patrol and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ofcers are patrolling Chadwick Cove regularly, primar ily checking that the septic holding tanks are operational and up to code. A City of Punta Gorda pump-out boat at Laishley Marina offers free services and makes rounds throughout Charlotte Harbor, coming as far north as the El Jobean Bridge near Gulf Cove but not into Lemon Bay. Some live-aboards have said theyve been carrying their septic waste to shore and are not releasing the waste into Lemon Bay. Obviously, you cannot transport (human waste) in buckets from one place to another in a dingy thats not acceptable by the Coast Guard, said Roger DeBruler, a county Natural Resources program assistant. (Law enforcement) has been trying to bring them all up to code, and there have been a lot of boats with their toilets not functioning, he said. DeBruler said the boaters havent seen any oversight for years and they are now regularly inspected. Thats resulted in complaints, he said. According to DeBruler, since the inspections began, two or three boaters have pulled up anchors in Chadwick Bay, only to drop anchor in Lemon Bay north of the Sarasota-Charlotte county line in Englewood. Nearly a decade ago, the county did commission a mooring eld study. However, advisory board members would want to see an updated report of what it will cost and require to establish a mooring eld at Chadwick Cove. Advisory committee member Katherine Ariens suggested the committee learn about existing mooring elds in other jurisdictions, even scheduling eld trips to those mooring elds. We, as a community, have to decide what we want, Ariens said. Advisory board members agreed Thursday to make it a topic for discussion at their next meeting on Nov. 6. The board meets at the Building Construction Services Conference Room, 18400 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte. Email: reilly@sun-herald.comCharting a course for Chadwick mooringBy STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITER Outdoor flea market setThe Punta Gorda Historical Society will hold an outdoor ea market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Historic Train Depot Antique & Collectibles Mall, 1009 Taylor Road, Punta Gorda. Reserve a table and sell your wares, or come and shop for treasures. The Museum and Antique Mall also will be open. For more information, call 941-639-6774.Fellowship to display artworkMary Ann Carroll, the only woman among the Highwaymen painters, will exhibit her work at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Charlotte County Gallery, 1532 Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte. Her landscapes will be displayed from Oct. 18 to Dec. 5. The Highwaymen were African-American artists who, in the 1950s and s, painted the Florida landscape palm trees at sunrise, beach scenes and glades. Barred from commercial galleries and mostly self-taught, they sold their art in hotels, ofces and restaurants, where they were not allowed to drink, eat or even sit. Many of the artists worked in citrus groves or packing plants and saw art as their way out. They were called Highwaymen because they sold their work out of the trunks of their cars along the Sunshine State highways. Kathy Wood, noted mixed-media artist, also will exhibit her work in the gallery showcases. Woods pieces, all one-of-a-kind, represent her deepest self. An opening reception for the artists will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the fellowship. All work is for sale. Carrolls original oil paintings, giclee prints and cards will be available for purchase, as well as a newly published book about her that she will sign. For more information, call 941-627-4303.Coalition to hold meetingsThe Early Learning Coalition of Floridas Heartland will hold the following meetings at its DeSoto ofce, 4 W. Oak St., Suite H, Arcadia: Finance Committee Meeting, 9 a.m.; Board Meeting, 10 a.m.; immediately followed by Executive Committee Meeting all Oct. 29. Each meeting also will be held via conference call by calling 866-628-8620, and entering participant code 504163#. These meetings are open to the public. For more information, call 941-255-1650. | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFS 50472543 JAMES W. MALLONEE, P.A. LAW OFFICE JAMES W. MALLONEE PROBATE WILLS/TRUSTS GUARDIANSHIPS REAL ESTATE Office Hours Monday thru Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM 9 46 Tamiami Trail, #206, Port Charlotte, FL 33953 901 Venetia Bay Blvd. #360, Venice, FL 34285 (941) 207-2223 (941) 206-2223 50473174 AUTUMN SPECIAL! Companion Niche Package including Simple Cremation Save $500/person Serving the community Since 1972 27200 Jones Loop Rd., Punta Gorda, FL 33982 941-639-2381 Offer ends 10/31/14. Restrictions apply. R OYAL P ALM M EMORIAL G ARDENS Call for details!


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The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 C Our Town Page 7 Look for a third crossword in the Sun Classified section. LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS ENGLEWOOD A homeless man was arrested Wednesday night after he was discovered sleeping in an empty home on the 2000 block of Maryland Avenue, according to a Charlotte County Sheriffs report. Stephen S. Torchia, 39, was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, along with one count each of burglary and criminal mischief, after deputies reportedly found him inside the house, along with several pills. At about 11 p.m. Wednesday, police responded to a possible burglary in progress at the Maryland Avenue residence. A neighbor, who was watching the home for the owner during remodeling, called police after he heard a man snoring inside. According to the report, Torchia woke up and yelled: I am sorry, I know I am not supposed to be here. During his arrest, the suspect asked the deputy for a cigar box. Ofcers discovered the box contained ve white, round pills and two rectangular pills, which were found to be trazodone and sulfamethoxazole, which require prescriptions. Torchia told ofcers he had a prescription, but not with him. When contacted by authorities, the homeowner said his suspicions had been aroused earlier in the week, when he went to check on his home and saw plywood ripped from the door frame and resting on the ground. Inside, he found a bucket full of human feces and a pillow and blanket on the oor. But nobody was inside at the time.Woman escapes major injury in rolloverSARASOTA COUNTY A Port Charlotte woman suffered minor injuries Thursday in a single-vehicle rollover crash near Laurel Road on Interstate 75, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. Tara Kimberly Schmidt, 29, was traveling north in her 2006 Ford F-150 on I-75 around 1:30 p.m. Thursday when she lost control of the truck and it overturned at mile marker 194, the report states. The pickup landed in the shoulder of the highway after striking a tree. Although Schmidt, who was wearing a seat belt, received only minor injuries in the crash, she was transported to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, the report shows. The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: Mathew Braden Angell, 31, of Summerland Key, Fla. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: none. Andrew Scott Galehouse, 30, 300 block of McGregor St., Punta Gorda. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $10,000. Florence Eleanor Levato, 83, 200 block of Camilla Lane, Port Charlotte. Charge: aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Bond: none. Walter Callahan III, 45, 21200 block of Felton Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: felony battery). Bond: none. Michael James Roberts, 22, 55700 block of Cezane Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: battery and criminal mischief. Bond: $3,500. Brandi Sue Roberts, 25, 21000 block of Lawson Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: battery and criminal mischief. Bond: $2,000. Renee Reis Wilson, 42, 22200 block of Yonkers Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: DUI, possession of methamphetamine with the intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $14,500. Kenneth Ray Hunter Jr., 29, 3600 block of Swanee Road, Port Charlotte. Charges: three counts each of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and giving worthless checks less than $150; and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $37,500. Michael Phillip Brethold, 35, 21200 block of Gaylord Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $3,000. Jessica Ashley Griffith, 24, 22300 block of Peachland Blvd., Port Charlotte. Charge: petty theft. Bond: $1,000. Brittany Tuesday Clark, 26, Amberjack Terrace, Placida. Charges: two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription; possession of drug paraphernalia; and petty theft. Bond: $3,500. Kenneth Joseph Hallam, 37, 4600 block of Flint Drive, North Port. Charge: failure to appear. Bond: none. Timothy Ramiro Castro, 33, 2400 block of Affinity Lane, North Port. Charge: grand theft. Bond: $11,000. Randal Leon Knight, 43, 4500 block of Dragon St., North Port. Charge: petty theft. Bond: $2,500. Treyvon Marqueise Davis, 21, of New Orleans. Charge: giving false ID to an officer. Bond: $3,000. Angela Marie Farello, 22, of Marathon, Fla. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $10,000. Brandy Nichole Jackson, 31, of Fort Myers. Charge: battery. Bond: $2,500. Richard Joseph Koster-Gaudet, 34, 7100 block of Sussex Lane, Englewood. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription). Bond: none. Anthony Paul Schmidt, 48, 11000 block of Greenway St., Englewood. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a revoked drivers license, petty theft and tampering with physical evidence. Bond: none. Hernando De Jesus Rivera Moreno, 49, of Coral Gables, Fla. Charge: violation of probation (original charges: driving with a suspended license and failure to appear). Bond: none. Kayla Ann Zamor, 18, of Cape Coral. Charges: petty theft and giving false ID to an officer. Bond: $3,500. Becky Jean Douglas, 43, 12400 block of S.W. Lexington Place, Arcadia. Charges: two counts each of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of a harmful new legend drug; and driving with a suspended or revoked license. Bond: $21,000. Brandon Tyler Thomas, 22, 5900 block of S.W. U.S. 17, Arcadia. Charge: DUI. Bond: $2,000. Christi Lynn Azbill, 27, of Apollo Beach, Fla. Charge: failure to appear (original charges: two counts of battery). Bond: none. Tristin David Murphy, 30, 2600 block of Lee St., Punta Gorda. Charge: battery. Bond: $4,000. David Francis Cabott, 51, 18000 block of Edgewater Drive, Port Charlotte. Charge: DUI. Bond: $2,000. Frederick Harry Hawk, 27, 100 block of Albert Lane, Port Charlotte. Charges: loitering or prowling, and violation of probation (original charges: open container or consumption of alcohol in vehicle, and driving with a revoked license). Bond: none. Compiled by Gary Roberts and Drew WinchesterReport: Homeless man snoozes way to burglary, drug charges | POLICE BEATThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriffs office, Florida Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction and guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. Applications are due today for the Charlotte County Sheriffs Ofce evidence supervisor position, a vacancy created last month after the former supervisor stepped down amid allegations that she showed up to work one night with alcohol on her breath. While new candidates are being considered for the important role, the agency maintains no evidence was compromised in light of the recent incident. We are not concerned about the integrity of our evidence, sheriffs spokeswoman Debbie Bowe said Thursday. And we have no indication of any such prior actions. Erin Hume, a 15-year Sheriffs Ofce veteran, resigned her post as evidence supervisor Sept. 19. The agency had been conducting an Internal Affairs investigation that alleged Hume showed up to work early Aug. 29 after drinking at a bar, and co-workers smelled alcohol on her breath. The recently completed IA report shows that Hume was called into work around 2 a.m. to assist with securing a large amount of marijuana from a grow house bust. When the IA sergeant later questioned Hume about allegations that co-workers had smelled alcohol on her during that time, she said she was at home and had been kissing her husband, who was drinking. Later, she admitted that she had had a beer at The Tamiami Bar (Now called CJs Tavern) in Punta Gorda. She vehemently denied she was drunk. According to the CCSO operations manual, Members will not report for duty, or be on duty while under the inuence of alcohol or other drugs or on duty with the odor of alcoholic beverages upon their breath ... An agency charge against Hume for showing up to work in such condition was sustained, as was a charge for untruthfulness, since Hume lied during the rst part of the investigation. Though several members of the narcotics unit told the IA sergeant they were so overwhelmed by the strong odor from all the marijuana that they couldnt smell any alcohol, other employees in the evidence department said they smelled alcohol on Hume. The State Attorneys Ofce was asked to review the case, and the department notied the CCSO Tuesday that they didnt nd any further wrongdoing. We were never pursuing criminal charges, said SAO spokeswoman Samantha Syoen. Its not like they were trying to get an arrest warrant or anything. They merely wanted us to do an agency review. Hume could not be reached for comment Thursday. Criminalistics manager Ivan Kiselev is temporarily in charge of evidence while CCSO looks for a new supervisor. There is currently an open IA investigation regarding Hume, but Bowe couldnt discuss it. Hume was reprimanded in September 2012 after she and evidence custodian Melody Shinner who also was reprimanded were involved in a boating prank gone wrong. It was around dusk, and Hume and Shinner were in a 23-foot vessel in harbor waters with their husbands and two other women. Everyone was off duty. The husbands jumped in the water to swim, and the girls took off in the boat as a joke, according to a Sun report. When the women tried to come back, they couldnt nd the men. The women called 911 about 45 minutes later, and a CCSO helicopter with infrared technology eventually found the men after midnight 1.5 miles north of Cape Haze Point, and a quarter-mile offshore.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission also looked into that incident, and the investigator noted that he believed all parties involved were intoxicated.Email: akreger@sun-herald.comEvidence OK, despite supervisors woesBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITER


Our Town Page 8 C The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 OUR VIEW LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. Please keep them to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only one letter per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made in letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Sun, Letters to the Editor, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980, or fax to 941-629-2085. Readers with access to the Internet may email Letters to the Editor at HOW TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE EDITOREmail letters to letters@sun-herald.comChairman Derek Dunn-Rankin Publisher David Dunn-Rankin Executive Editor Chris Porter Editorial page editor Brian Gleason Editorial writer Stephen Baumann Editor John Hackworth V IEWPOINTShenanigans in Deep Creek Dont like prayer, leave the room Not a big fan of Joan Rivers Wildlife Center continues at site CCU holds landlord responsible for bill So-called president should be removed Stop your whining about penny taxEditor: I wrote a letter to the editor last month. A rebuttal was published after that. It stated my letter had misinformation and falsehoods are not what the residents of Deep Creek Section 23 need. It stated, here is the truth: Deep Creek only increased assessments once in many years. Not true. It stated, All cur rent governing documents have been ruled as correct and legal by the courts. Not true. Judge Sherra Winesett in 2001 ruled in my favor on all counts. All amendments by the POA section 23 to our governing documents were declared void ab-initio. I stated this court case cost the POA $50,000. The letter stated, The $50,000 mentioned went to the letter writer. Not true. I got no money whatsoever and it actually cost me $3,372 out of pocket to stop the POA from taking our voting rights away from us. The letter stated, Candidates proposed by the dissident take back section 23 group are less than admirable, one is a longtime violator of deed restrictions, one is not a property owner and one wants to get rid of the deed restrictions. Not true. This coming election is not an election at all. Would you believe three vacancies and only three candidates? Is it possible that the nominating committee could not find out of 3,342 property owners a couple more qualified candidates? Or were they told to submit only three names? Dictatorship or democracy?Kenneth Barnes Punta GordaEditor: Regarding the letter, Atheists challenge Ocala ofcials, I cant help but wonder what happened to our Bill of Rights. Amendment One: Freedoms, Petitions, Assembly Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. Clearly, this is telling us that we have the right to exercise our religious beliefs as we choose even if that means none at all. Why are the atheists trying to take away my rights by ramming down my throat theirs? If they are so hell-bent on not praying, then let them leave the room when a prayer is said rather than tell us we cant pray in front of them. The answer is simple. Get out. Once our prayer is nished, you can, if you choose, re-enter. If you dont choose to leave the room, then just dont participate. Its really that simple. Dont take away my rights to satisfy your own. That is unfair and against our United States Constitution.Margaret Brennan Punta GordaEditor: Regarding a letter on Sept. 27, I was relieved to learn I am not the only person in the country who wasnt a Joan Rivers fan. I thought she was foul-mouthed, mean-spirited and nasty and I dont get all the hoopla over her passing. Maybe Im missing something, but she really was a very supercial person. Having said that, Im sure she was a loving mother and grandmother. May she rest in peace.Mary Ann Collard Punta GordaEditor: Regarding Peace River Wildlife Center, I would like to provide facts that were requested in letters to the editor. On June 5, 1996, the city of Punta Gorda entered into a 20-year lease with PRWC at its present location. The city determined the boundaries of the property by an aerial GIS map. Apparently, the owners of the adjacent land at the time, PGI Incorporated, never noticed or cared about the acre next to the mangroves. On March 2, 2005, the city passed a resolution amending the lease by adding 1,045 square feet to the original site. Again, no one questioned the lease. Grande Harbor Group closed on a warranty deed to purchase the overall property in April 2005. No one at PRWC was notified that the new owners had a deed showing that PRWC Editor: A recent article County Launches Utilities Audit in the Sun stated that commissioners have ordered an audit of Charlotte County Utilities, and voted to award a consulting contract to an Orlando-based firm to perform an organizational review of CCU. This review, in part, to include a high level assessment of CCU operations to identify key risk areas. One area that Editor: First: The so-called president of the United States could care less about the citizens of our country. He gives money to other countries, but lets the people of our country go hungry. Second: He gave up ve terrorists for one deserter who cost us the lives of our own soldiers who were sent to nd him. When I was in the service, a deserter would either be shot or sent to prison for life. This is how the president cares about our country. This deserter was put back on active duty and also paid back wages, and then given a promotion. Third: He is letting all these immigrant people cross the border into our country, feeding them and giving them medical assistance. Fourth: He thinks nothing of doing what he wants and does not care about following the laws and the Constitution. Fifth: He has never disclosed just where he was born. Sixth: Congress has done nothing but bicker with each other, and they have accomplished nothing. I think it is time to say we the people must remove all Congress members and the so-called president and let the working people take over the country. On another note, our service men and women who are serving our country and keeping us safe, are not being properly taken care of. The reason this has happened is because most of the people making the rules for our country never put on a uniform and have never served their country.Robert Gaydosh Punta GordaEditor: In response to all you people who want to vote no to the penny sales tax, I think you have lost your marbles. Whats a penny or two, especially when it is shared by the tourists and snowbirds? Its a measly penny or two. What is the big deal, or would you rather see property taxes go up? Most of us, including myself, are on a xed income and cannot afford big property tax bills. Our county will obviously keep spending; that wont stop. I say vote yes to the penny sates tax and stop your whining.Deborah White Punta GordaCCU enjoys without risk, is how it protects itself from a loss of revenue, derived from unpaid water usage. Case in point: CCU, under County Ordinance 2007-179, (CCU Credit and Collections, Section 1, item C) can allow a renter to run up multiple months of unpaid water usage fees, allow tampering with CCUs meter on multiple occasions, and when the renter takes off or is evicted, simply defer those unpaid water usage bills, to the property owner. Why does CCU take no action against these type of renters? Because they dont have to! CCU, as long as it identifies the property owner as their customer and not the renter who uses the water, can, under a form titled Charlotte County utilities rental account agreement hold the property owner liable for all outstanding fees incurred by a tenant, even when CCU has indicated on the same form, that the renter is in good standing. When Charlotte County Utilities cuts its risk of lost revenue on the backs of property owners who have nothing to do with that lost revenue, it is a self-serving and unfair policy! Bill Guenther Punta Gordawas on private property. Early in 2014, PRWC wanted to build a new hospital and education center. They approached the city and a resolution was sent to City Council. A council member noted that PRWC may be on private property and an official survey should be done to establish the correct boundaries. It was at this time in 2014 that PRWC first found out that we are on private property. We immediately ceased our capital campaign. We were told that the owner intended to honor the city lease, so we have continued to treat and rescue injured wildlife and educate the community on how to interact with native wildlife. Ongoing operating donations will continue to be accepted to accomplish this mission. Bob Prier Peace River Wildlife Center Punta Gorda Tech Center is all about success storiesOUR POSITION: Charlotte Technical Center leads state in pass rating.Good news has been hard to nd when it comes to the performance of our local school district, so we welcomed Mondays announcement that the Charlotte Technical Center led the state with a 98 percent passage rate for its career training program for the 2012-13 school year. The status earned the district nearly a quarter-million dollars in bonus funding to support vocational training. There are myriad reasons for the success, including a motivated student population with clear career goals, talented educators with real-life experience in their elds and administration that identies in-demand careers where students can land jobs upon graduation and often before. The demographics of the student body at the Tech Center also helps, with many non-traditional students seeking training for a second career or advancement in their existing elds. CTC has demonstrated a knack for student-centered innovation, such as a child care center, exible course schedules to allow students to work and study, virtual online classes, a robust nancial aid program and job placement assistance. As Sun Staff Writer Sommer Brokaw noted in Wednesdays story, the center offers courses in automotive, culinary, cosmetology, dentistry, nursing and aeronautics elds, in addition to certicates in subjects such as computer programs that employers value. Another strength of the center is its dual enrollment program, which allows high-school age students to continue with their academic studies while training for a career in their chosen eld. The centers emphasis on the value of career training marks a generational turnabout from the days when vocational or technical schools, derided as vo-techs, carried a stigma among students and parents. As attendees at a recent Sun Roundtable on the job market discussed, schools must embrace the reality that not every student can, wants and needs to go to a four-year college. That is certainly the case in Charlotte County, where technical training has been a longtime focus, reinforced by signicant investments in facilities that allow students to train with the same equipment they will use on the job. Ten years ago, not knowing Hurricane Charley was poised to deal a crippling blow to the district, the Charlotte County School Board committed to a $21.5 million expansion of the Tech Center, the culmination of a visioning process that included educators, administrators, economic development ofcials, business people and community members. To its credit, the board honored that commitment even as the district labored to rebuild or replace six destroyed schools. Buildings dont make great schools, though, and credit for the centers success is due to Director Barney Duffy, Assistant Director DeeLynn Bennett, both transfers from Charlotte High School, and a dedicated staff of instructors, administrators and support personnel. And, most importantly, the students. When we cover annual graduation ceremonies, we are always struck by the diversity, perseverance and pride of Tech Center graduates. Regardless of age, background or circumstances, they share stories of setting a goal, overcoming challenges and accomplishing what they set out to do. As the recent award shows, almost everyone who walks through the doors at the Tech Center emerges better prepared for a successful career.


The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 C Our Town Page 9 Even as Republicans boast of their chances to take over the United States Senate come November, their partys governors across the country are facing dimmer prospects. From Georgia to Alaska, right-wing ideological rule imposed by GOP chief executives has left voters disappointed, disillusioned and angry. The problem isnt that these governors failed to implement their promised panaceas of tax cutting, union busting and budget slashing, all in the name of economic recovery; some did all three. The problem is that those policies have failed to deliver the improving jobs and incomes that were supposed to flow from conservative governance. In fact, too often the result wasnt at all truly conservative, at least in the tradition al sense as excessive and imbalanced tax cuts, skewed to benefit the wealthy, led to ruined budgets and damaged credit ratings. Consider Gov. Scott Walker, famous for surviving the recall effort that Wisconsins outraged citizens mounted in response to his attacks on labor. While seeking to end collective bargaining in 2010, Walker also passed a series of regressive tax cuts, which he vowed would bring at least 250,000 jobs. By sharply reducing state aid to schools and local governments, he temporarily closed a structural deficit but this year, with state tax revenues declining precipitously in the wake of his tax cuts, Walker is facing a $1.8 billion budget deficit. And as for the jobs, most of them never materialized. Wisconsin is near the bottom of Midwestern states in creating new jobs. In Kansas, Gov. Sam Brownback was equally faithful to right-wing orthodoxy. With the advice of Arthur Laffer, the genius responsible for Ronald Reagans exploding deficits in the 1980s, Brownback imposed a historically huge tax cut on the state. Declining revenues meant huge reductions in state services, especially education. And as furious Kansans have discovered, the Brownback experiment has achieved poor employment growth combined with ... yes, a massive budget deficit of nearly $350 million this year. In Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Corbetts first budget in 2011 included major tax cuts for corporations, which cost about $600 million annually. By this point, it should be obvious who was required to pay for those favors: the children served by the states education system, who saw a billion dollars in cuts to their schools and programs, from kindergarten through college. This year, the state is facing a budget shortfall of over $1 billion, but Corbett doesnt seem to have learned much. He has demanded further income tax cuts that will benefit the wealthy and will cost Pennsylvania another $770 million in annual revenue. And what about his promise that the state would become No. 1 nationally in job creation? As of last summer, it ranked either 47th or 49th, depending on the data measured. So far, so feeble and it is scarcely more impressive in the other red states whose governors face re-election this year. The politician tasked with rescuing his partys beleaguered governors is none other than their colleague from New Jersey, Chris Christie, who serves as chairman of the Republican Governors Association. From that perch, of course, the blustering Christie hopes to run for president an aspiration that may recede still further from his grasp with each lost governors mansion this fall. Emotional as he tends to be, Christie surely empathizes with his fellow governors because his very similar policies have landed New Jersey in an equally precarious condition. So it is puzzling to hear voters in places far from the Garden State such as Iowa and New Hampshire tell reporters that they admire Christie because he saved New Jersey. Evidently, they dont know that the states finances have been sufficiently terrible to provoke not one but two downgrades in its credit rating this year alone. But bad bond ratings arent the only woe confronting Big Boy, as President George W. Bush called him. Christie is perfectly suited to his leadership role among the GOP governors if only because his economic record may well be the very worst of any American governor in either party. The question that voters must answer, this November and two years from now, is when these failed fiscal and economic experiments and the suffering they have caused will at last end. To find out more about Joe Conason, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www. Budget-busting, job-killing GOP governors Joe Conason It has long been accepted by the conventionally wise that the Republican Party is waging a war on women. Lets be clear. The war on women is based on just one thing abor tion rights. While it is true that access to abor tion has been restricted in several states owing to Republican efforts, it is not true that women as a whole care only or mostly about abortion. I promise, this isnt another abortion column, not that the horric number of abortions performed each year shouldnt make ones stomach turn. Instead, extremists on the pro-choice left celebrate the right to terminate a 20-week-old fetus. Google an image of this stage of fetal development and try to comprehend the glee we witnessed when state Sen. Wendy Davis, now running for governor, became the belle du jour upon her successful libuster to protect that right in Texas. OK, sorry, so I digressed just a little. But it isnt possible to dissect the alleged war on women without mentioning abortion, since this is the entire content of the war as dened by savvy Democratic operatives. It was an effective strategy in 2012, aided quite a bit by some of the GOPs lesser lights and looser tongues, not to mention good ol slut-talking Rush. On the latters offense, and the silliness of the so-called war in general, I defer to Bill Maher, who recently chastised liberals for their selective outrage regarding womens rights. We hear a lot about the Republican war on women. Its not cool Rush Limbaugh called somebody a slut. OK, said Maher. But Saudi women cant vote, or drive, or hold a job or leave the house without a man. Overwhelming majorities in every Muslim country say a wife is always obliged to obey her husband. That all seems like a bigger issue than evangelical Christian bakeries refusing to make gay wedding cakes. Indeed. This selective tendency is also apparent when only certain women are deserving of defense in the public arena. Sarah Palin, whose vice presidency I politely opposed for legitimate reasons that are now widely embraced, has been outrageously abused in the vilest terms by Maher among others and left to twist in the wind. Yet Sandra Fluke, whose appeal for insurance coverage of birth control prompted Limbaugh to call her a slut, was elevated to martyr status and perhaps a political career. A more recent example of a war-on-women event occurred in Virginias closely watched congressional race between Democrat John Foust and Republican Barbara Comstock. This time it was a Democratic male attacking a Republican female in, shall we say, the most clueless terms. Lacking facts or nesse, Foust mused to an audience that Comstock hadnt ever held a real job. Meaning, what, that shes just a mom? Even if this were so, and it is not, why should Foust get a pass for such an ignorant, sexist remark? Is any Democratic male even one who manages to insult while pandering better than any Republican female? In my experience, a woman who can manage a household and juggle the needs of three children while obtaining a law degree from Georgetown University, as Comstock did, can run a corporation or a nation. Like many working women, Comstock did stay home in the early years to raise her children. She is also whip smart, funny, irreverent and erce. Her resume includes such non-cookie-baking activities as serving as a senior aide to Rep. Frank Wolf, whose congressional seat she is pursuing. She currently is serving her third term in the Virginia House of Delegates, where she has advanced legislation to thwart human trafcking and supported several conservative positions related to health care and tax reform. Yes, shes conser vative. And, yes, she also opposes abortion. Which is to say, she doesnt quite count in the national movement to elect more women to public ofce. When a Comstock ad recently called Fousts comments sexist, bizarre, insensitive, ignorant, the 10th districts Democratic Party tweeted, If @ barbaracomstock were a man, shed be down 20 pts w women. Her record & policies are horrible for women. No, if Comstock were a man, she wouldnt have to counter such slander. Virginia voters who oppose Comstocks legislative record have a clear alternative. But if they cast their ballots for Foust, theyll be electing a man whose disrespect toward women and the single job only women can do mothering is at least as offensive as Limbaughs name-calling. On the other hand, maybe Foust and Limbaugh cancel each other out neutralizing the war that never was. Kathleen Parker is a Washington Post columnist. Readers may reach her at kathleenparker@ Who is waging war on women? Kathleen Parker ALLTHENEWS YOUNEED,SEVENDAYS A WEEK. 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Our Town Page 10 C The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 FROM PAGE ONE Vanderweide, 24, of Punta Gorda. The FHP reports lists the case as under investigation, but Vanderweide had not been charged. The report shows he did not see Martinez-Garcia, despite there being streetlights in the area. No one else was involved. Martinez-Garcia was taken by ambulance to the helipad at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte, and then was flown by AeroMed to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers. He remained in critical condition late into the afternoon. Thursdays accident is the second in less than a month in which a Charlotte County student was hit by a vehicle while en route to school. An 88-year-old woman driving a car hit a student from The Academy at Charlotte Technical Center who was riding his bicycle across Cochran Boulevard on Sept. 5. She was charged for allegedly leaving the scene of the crash. Officials say the recent incidents are sad reminders that students should look out for themselves as much as possible. Establishing and utilizing good safety practices are the responsibility of both a vehicle driver and a pedestrian, Charlotte County Fire/EMS spokesperson Dee Hawkins-Garland said. Both drivers and pedestrians should have their full attention focused on the roadway. Riley added that bus drivers at the beginning of each year talk to students about paying attention to traffic and walking where they are supposed to walk. Martinez-Garcia was not using sidewalks along the road where he was struck, according to the FHP.Email: akreger@sun-herald.comSTUDENTFROM PAGE 1 spur redevelopment in residential areas, as well as enhancing streetscapes and parks to give Parkside its own unique identity. In addition, the county pledged continued vigilance on proactive code-enforcement efforts, and is considering an ordinance on rental-property management to encourage proper maintenance. The idea is to drive new development in this mixed-use area, said Matt Trepal of the countys Community Development Department. Theres no intention here to push the boundaries of the core district into single-family areas. The overall goal is to create a functional mix of uses in Parkside to allow all ages to live, work and play. But not everyone agrees on how to achieve that goal the best. John Vacha, a 16-year resident of Parkside, wants to focus on community landscaping, which he said is the most cost-effective and quickest way to improve the neighbor hoods image. We won World War II in four years, and we cant get some trees and flowers here? Vacha said. In addition, he opposed redevelopment as costly and unnecessary, saying there are already a lot of empty houses and condos with vacant units. So where do we need this extra density? he asked. Jim Fendrick, a Parkside resident who helped to establish the Parkside Community Redevelopment Area, stressed that it takes many different approaches to resolve the complex problems facing the community, such as poverty, crime and an older housing stock. This plan gives us, the citizens, the opportunities to make choices, he said. County Commissioner Tricia Duffy then made a passionate plea for residents to be involved in determining their future, adding she too is frustrated, but will continue to fight for Parkside. Parkside was going down fast. It was turning into a ghetto, she said. And the people said, Enough, we have got to take back our neighborhood. We have cleaned up these neighborhoods ... and it looks better. Susan Swanson, a member of the Team Parkside neighborhood group, echoed the commissioners urging for increased public participation and more civic pride. My thing is, dont bring me a problem bring me a solution, Swanson said. What are you doing to improve Parkside? Immediately, citizens moved to take up the gauntlet. Stirred by the camaraderie of community, residents ended the meeting talking excitedly with one another about possibilities, and exchanging sign-up sheets for Team Parkside committees and Neighborhood Watch groups.Email: groberts@sun-herald.comPARKSIDEFROM PAGE 1 Hawkins-Garland. The man had drifted more than 100 yards to the other side of the bridge. The rescuers docked at Tarpon Bay Condominiums, and from there medical personnel took the man to Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte. HawkinsGarland said the man, whose name was not released due to medical privacy laws, went into cardiac arrest. A sherman at the pier said he saw a commotion, but didnt know what happened. He noted the strong current through the area. The Sheriffs Ofce and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission investigated. The CCSO still was nishing its incident report Thursday afternoon. It was unknown if the man was with anyone. According to FWC spokesman Gary Morse, people dont go over board trying to catch the big one as often as you might think. There are some sharks, large grouper and other things that could theoretically pull you in, he said. But these incidents are fairly rare.Email: akreger@sun-herald.comWATERFROM PAGE 1 SUN PHOTO BY ADAM KREGERThe man who fell in was swept by the current more than 100 yards to the east side of the bridge, where some Good Samaritans in a boat pulled him aboard and began CPR. Medical personnel rushed the man to a local hospital, and he was in critical condition Thursday afternoon. ENGLEWOOD Jami Lin wiggled her hips to keep the hula hoop atop her waist at the Dearborn Farmers Market Thursday. Lin, a seven-time author, also has a booth at the market where she sells Chakra activators and EmBody Heart Wear and natural skincare products. M y products come from a chemist who made them according to my formulas, said the ener getic 58-year-old who also does advanced facials at nearby A New Wave Salon in Englewood. Ive taught and traveled all over the world and I didnt want to have any wrinkles. I began to develop skincare products. Good skin is all about science. Just around the corner from Lins booth is the Southwest Florida Produce stand. Its there where shiny, locally grown vegetables are being sold. Even closer is the markets mascot Lola, a 3-year-old potbelly pig. Between looking at jewelry, listening to Tommy D on the guitar, Susan Sitzberg of Punta Gorda bent down to pet Lola. We were looking for Englewood beach and got lost, she said. We ended up here. Its great. I love art. This is a nice market. It has a good combination of things to see. Joyce Colmar, market organizer said there are 35 spots at the market which features everything from fresh honey and coffee to breads and artwork. She said theres room at the market for demonstrations for everything from chefs to products and dancing. One woman is selling clothing to donate money to the guide dog club, said Colmar, who also owns nearby Vino Loco Restaurant, which also opened for the season on Thursday. Our market is a little different than the traditional farmers markets that are everywhere. We have an artists avor to our market. Its more like a street market or a European market. Colmar said if a shopper asks about a product none of her vendors sells but she knows it could be for sale across the street, she gladly sends them there. On the opposite of Dearborn Street, the Englewood Farmers Market has room for 60 vendors and currently features six bakers, beef jerky, Bloody Mary mixers, freshly made honey, guacamole, fresh salsa, white chocolate bread, hot sauce, soft pretzels, air plants, cheese and organically grown fruits and vegetables. We have a nice selection of gourmet packaged products, said Lee Perron, Englewood Farmers Market manager. We also have trusted growers like John Weil of Weils Farm who raises bees. He has 3,000 hives. Hes been in business for 31 years. Perron said there are other unique products sold by vendors like James DEsterre of Annalidas Gourmet Foods; Jon-Claude Stevens of JCs Daily Bread and Rich Olson of Stamper Cheese. Annalida is my mothers name, DEsterre said. Its my mothers picture of her when she was 15 thats on every bottle of our hot sauces and Bloody Mary (mixes). Our products are also sold at gourmet stores in Sarasota. Amanda Williams of JCs Daily Bread in Port St Lucie on is one of a handful of vendors who drives for hours to get to the Englewood Farmers Market. There is a slew of us who comes here and other markets on the southwest coast, Williams said as she sliced white chocolate raspberry bread. People keep coming back so its worth the trip for us. Olson spends part of the year in Wisconsin where he makes cheese which is later sold at the local market. He has a variety including Bleu Afne, dill, applewood, jalapeo, mozzarella, string, cheese curds, Parmesan and aged cheddar. Our market attracts people from all over the region, Perron said, adding there will be a grand opening celebration at the market on Oct. 16 featuring even more surprises than usual.Email: jerky, cheeses, art and hula hoops By ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICH COMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR SUN PHOTO BY ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHLola, a 3-year-old potbelly pig, hangs out at the Dearborn Street Farmers Market on Thursday during its opening for the new season. 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PAGE 11 FRIDAY OCTOBER 3, 2014 T he Wire INSIDE Hillary Clinton, who joked that she felt that glow after the recent birth of her first grandchild, Charlotte, said she wanted all women to grow up in a world of full partici pation and shared prosperity. Page 6 Clinton feels grandmother glow The stock market sputtered to an indecisive close Thursday, taking a pause after three straight days of losses. Page 4 Stocks avoid fourth straight day of losses STATE NATIONAL WORLD BUSINESS WEATHER 1. Circle of people possibly exposed to Ebola widensTexas health officials are reaching out to as many as 100 people who may have had direct contact with the U.S. Ebola patient. See page 1.2. Obama wades into midterm campaignSpeaking in Illinois, the president offers a lengthy defense of his policies, from bailing out the auto industry to his health care law. See page 2.3. Job market mysteries waiting to be solvedMuch of the uncertainty flows from a big question: Does todays 6.1percent unemployment rate, far below the 10percent it hit in 2009, mean the job market is near full health? See page 1.4. Whos offering an olive branchHong Kongs embattled leader says he wont step down as student protesters demand but hes willing to hold talks. See page 2.5. Turkey approves military action against Islamic StateThe countrys government, though, has yet to define what that expanded role might be. See page 1.6. Ancient Buddhist caves face new threatThe 21st century has brought a new source of peril to this once-remote natural trove of Silk Road culture 1,200 miles west of Beijing: modern tourists. See page 3.7. Putin shrugs off damage from Western sanctionsRussian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that the sanctions will only encourage Russia to build closer ties with China, India and Latin America. See page 2.8. Mexico captures drug cartel leaderMexican authorities captured cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva, in the central tourist town of San Miguel de Allende. See page 2.9. Protestors fight education changesTurnout was so high that the teachers union streamed video from the meeting room which holds a couple hundred people on a big screen in the parking lot outside. See page 2.10. Norway offers best quality of life for seniorsNo country takes better care of its seniors than Norway, where those over 60 enjoy Social Security bankrolled by the nations oil wealth. See page 1.10 things to know DALLAS Four members of a family the U.S. Ebola patient was staying with were conned to their Texas home under armed guard Thursday as the circle of people possibly exposed to the virus widened, while Liberian authorities said they would prosecute the man for allegedly lying on an airport questionnaire. The unusual connement order was imposed after the family failed to comply with a request not to leave their apartment, according to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. Texas State Health Commissioner David Lakey said the order would help ensure the four can be closely watched, including checking them for fevers over the next three weeks. We didnt have the condence we would have been able to monitor them the way that we needed to, he said. The family will not be allowed to receive visitors, ofcials said. Authorities were also concerned about the cleanliness of the home and hired a cleaning service, Lakey said. The house conditions need to be improved, he said. A woman who lives in the apartment, Louise Troh, said she has been quarantined with her 13-year-old son and two nephews. Who wants to be locked up? she said in an interview with The Associated Press. Troh said she was waiting for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to collect a bag of the bed sheets and towels Thomas Eric Duncan used.Quarantine in effectBy NOMAAN MERCHANT and DAVID WARRENASSOCIATED PRESS WRITERSFamily that hosted Ebola patient confined to homeEBOLA | 3 MCT PHOTOVisitors stroll around the site of the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, China. Doors and walkways were added in the 1960s to help preserve the artworks. The latest threat to Chinas ancient Buddhist caves is modern tourism. For the full story, see page 3.Chinas ancient Buddhist caves face new threat WASHINGTON Just how healthy is the U.S. job market? Despite steady hiring and falling unemployment, the question has provoked sharp debate and considerable uncertainty on the eve of the September jobs report. Much of the uncertainty ows from a big question: Does todays 6.1 percent unemployment rate, far below the 10 percent it hit in 2009, mean the job market is near full health? Or does the unemployment rate overstate the improvement? The answers, whenever they come, could play a key role in when the Federal Reserve decides to nally raise interest rates. Were kind of grasping at straws, says Peter Cappelli, an economist at the Wharton Business School. Weve never seen a labor market quite like this.Job market mysteries waiting to be solvedBy CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP ECONOMICS WRITERJOB | 3 ANKARA, Turkey Turkeys parliament gave the government new powers Thursday to launch military incursions into Syria and Iraq, and to allow foreign forces to use its territory for possible operations against the Islamic State group. The move opens the way for Turkey, a NATO member with a large and modern military, to play a more robust role in the U.S-led coalition against the Sunni militants. However, Turkey has yet to dene what that role might be. The vote came as the extremists pressed their offensive against a beleaguered Kurdish town along Syrias border with Turkey. The assault, which has forced some 160,000 Syrians to ee across the frontier in recent days, left the Kurdish militiamen scrambling to repel the militants advance into the outskirts of Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab. The assault came despite renewed U.S.-led airstrikes in the area overnight. The United States has been bombing the Islamic State group across Syria since last week and in neighbor ing Iraq since early August. Turkeys parliament had previously approved operations into Iraq and Syria to attack Kurdish separatists or to thwart threats from the Syrian regime. Thursdays motion, which passed 298-98, expands those powers to address threats from the Islamic State militants who Turkey approves military operations in Iraq, SyriaBy SUZAN FRASER and DIAA HADIDASSOCIATED PRESS WRITERS AP PHOTOLawmakers debate before Turkeys parliament approved a motion that gives the government new powers to launch military incursions into Syria and Iraq and to allow foreign forces to use its territory for possible operations against the Islamic State group, in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday.TURKEY | 3No country takes better care of its seniors than Norway, where those over 60 enjoy Social Security bankrolled by the nations oil wealth and are well-represented in politics and the workplace, a global study on aging reported this week. By contrast, the 2014 Global AgeWatch Index found, the worst place in the world to grow old is Afghanistan, where per capita GDP is a mere $1,100 and life expectancy only 50 years. The annual rankings based on income security, health care access, social benets and community involvement reected the gener ally greater afuence of Northern Hemisphere countries over those below the equator, with nine of the 10 best places for the elderly found in Northern Europe, North America and Japan. The geographic outlier was New Zealand, which ranked No. 10. The study by HelpAge International, a London-based global coalition of organizations committed to improving living standards for the worlds rapidly expanding over-60 population, examined the circumstances in which older people live in 96 countries up from 91 included in last years survey. The aim of the rankings, the authors Norway offers best quality of life for seniorsBy CAROL J. WILLIAMSLOS ANGELES TIMES WRITERQUALITY | 3 J LWWI;w t .i+. .'r S14 -.4Th-zl-ti-


Page 2 WIRE The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 NATIONAL/WORLD NEWS | NATIONAL BRIEFSGun foes plan to match NRA spendingWASHINGTON (AP) Gun control groups say this is the year they nally go toe-to-toe with the National Rie Association and match their foes imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates. Their long-awaited nancial parity with the gun lobby, however, under scores the importance of timing in politics. Firearms violence has faded as a top tier public concern, a turnabout from the issues high prole immediately following the December 2012 massacre of 20 rst-graders and six aides at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. The subject barely registers in polling that shows voters far more focused on the economy and terror ism. This weeks Associated Press-GfK poll showed fewer than 1 percent of likely voters named guns as the nations top issue a view that many House and Senate contests reect. I cant think of one race where the gun issue has been prominent in any way, said Democratic pollster John Anzalone, who is involved in two dozen congressional campaigns.Missing-student suspect faced previous allegationsCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) The man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia student was accused of sexual assault at two colleges more than a decade ago, but did not face charges in either case. The allegations came to light after Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. was arrested last week and charged with abduction with intent to dele 18-year-old Hannah Graham, who disappeared about three weeks ago after a night out with friends. Matthew has now been linked to Graham, the disappearance and death of a Virginia Tech student and three sexual assault allegations. In 2003, while Matthew was a student at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, he was accused of sexual assault and left the school about a month later. School ofcials did not explain why he left or was never charged. One year earlier, while a student at Liberty University, he was accused of raping a student on campus, but the matter was dropped when the student did not want to move for ward with the prosecution.Court to hear cases over employment, housing biasWASHINGTON (AP) Did retailer Abercrombie & Fitch discriminate against a Muslim woman who was denied a job because her headscarf clashed with the companys dress code? Thats the question in one of the 11 cases the Supreme Court said Thursday it will take on in its new term. The justices took no action on the highly anticipated issue of same-sex marriage, though a decision on the gay marriage cases could come later this month. In other notable cases, the court will consider taking away a powerful legal tactic the Obama administration has used to combat housing discrimination, decide whether judicial candidates have a First Amendment right to solicit campaign contributions and weigh Arizona Republicans challenge to an independent redistricting commission that is intended to take par tisanship out of drawing political maps. | WORLD BRIEFSPutin shrugs off damage from Western sanctionsMOSCOW (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday shrugged off the negative impact of Western sanctions, saying they will only encourage Russia to build closer ties with China, India and Latin America. Speaking at an investment forum, Putin described the sanctions as utter silliness that hurt Western business and offered an opportunity for others to expand in the Russian market. Putin said the sanctions, imposed by the United States, the European Union and others over Russias role in the Ukrainian crisis, violated basic principles of the World Trade Organization and inicted lasting damage to the global economy. The ruble has fallen sharply as the sanctions have taken hold, imposing severe restrictions on top Russian banks and companies to borrow on Western capital markets. Capital ight is expected to top $100 billion this year as jittery investors dump Russian assets. Putin said that the Kremlin has no plans to introduce any currency restrictions or capital controls, adding that Russias Central Bank has enough instruments to ensure the nations nancial stability.Mexico captures drug cartel leader Beltran LeyvaMEXICO CITY (Bloomberg) Mexican authorities captured cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva, one of the nations most-wanted drug trafckers, in the central tourist town of San Miguel de Allende, according to the Attorney Generals ofce. Beltran Leyva, who allegedly took over the cartel that bears his familys name after his brother, Arturo, was gunned down by Mexican forces in 2009, was captured in a seafood restaurant without a shot red, said Tomas Zeron de Lucio, head of the Attorney Generals criminal investigations. Beltran Leyva was living in the state of Queretaro, where he posed as a businessman selling art and real estate as he ran the cartel, Zeron said at a news conference in Mexico City on Wednesday night. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said last week that his administrations security efforts have led to the capture or removal of 88 of the nations 122 most danger ous criminals.Saudi Arabia: 2 million in Mecca for start of hajjMECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) Saudi Arabia sought to assure the public that the kingdom was safe and free of health scares as an estimated 2 million Muslims streamed into a sprawling tent city near Mecca on Thursday for the start of the annual Islamic hajj pilgrimage. Earlier this year, Saudi authorities banned people from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea the countries hardest hit in the Ebola epidemic from getting visas as a precaution against the virus. The decision has affected a total of 7,400 pilgrims from the three countries. The hajj sees massive crowds every year from around the world gather around the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca as part of a ve-day spiritual journey meant to cleanse the faithful of sin and bring them closer to God. All male pilgrims dress in simple, white robes as a sign of equality before God. EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) President Barack Obama acknowledged his pivotal role in the midterm political campaign Thursday, arguing that the November congressional elections are a referendum on his economic policies and blaming Republicans for blocking his efforts to boost wages and create more jobs. In a speech at Northwestern University that marked a shift in attention from foreign entanglements to domestic concerns, Obama laid claim to an economic recovery that he said has made steady progress, yet he conceded that many families have not beneted from lower unemployment, beefedup corporate prots and a pumped-up stock market. Obama offered a lengthy defense of his policies, from bailing out the auto industry to his health care law, and he renewed his call for a higher minimum wage and equal pay legislation. He said that while hes not seeking election in November, these policies are on the ballot, every single one of them. Promoting pocketbook issues in the homestretch of the midterm election campaign, Obama uctuated between bullish assurances that the recovery was real and recognition that joblessness and low wages still afict millions of Americans. These truths arent incompatible, he said. Our broader economy in the aggregate has come a long way, but the gains of recovery arent yet broadly shared. He underscored the political climate just four weeks before congressional elections, accusing Republicans of rejecting efforts to increase the minimum wage, renance student loans or extend unemployment benets and of pressing for more tax cuts for the wealthy. When nearly all the gains of the recovery have gone to the top 1 percent, when income inequality is at as high a rate as weve seen in decades, he said, I nd that hard to swallow. The speech came after Obama spent weeks consumed with international crises, though the White House had always planned to refocus on the economy to assure voters that he hasnt forgotten about their money struggles. An Associated Press-GfK poll released Wednesday found that the economy is the top issue for the Americans most likely to cast ballots in the midterm elections. Nine out of 10 consider it extremely or very important in deciding their votes for Congress. They have just one month to make up their minds, and Obama plans to speak out more during that time on pocketbook concerns, including a jobs speech Friday in Indiana. Besides criticizing Republicans for blocking his economic proposals, he also needled his favorite news media target, saying that fewer Republicans were running against his health care plan because while good, affordable health care might seem to be a fanged threat to freedom on Fox News, it turns out its working pretty well in the real world.Obama touts economic gains HONG KONG (AP) Hong Kongs embattled leader refused demands by pro-democracy protesters to resign Thursday, and instead offered talks to defuse a week of massive demonstrations that have grown into the biggest challenge to Beijings authority since China took control of the former British colony in 1997. Student leaders of the protests said early Friday that they planned to join the talks with the government, focused specically on political reforms. They reiterated that Chief Executive Leung Chunying step down, saying he had lost his integrity. A wider pro-democracy group that had joined the demonstrations, Occupy Central, welcomed the talks and also insisted that Leung quit. Occupy Central hopes the talks can provide a turning point in the cur rent political stalemate, it said in a statement. However, we reiterate our view that Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is the one responsible for the stalemate, and that he must step down. Leungs comments came at a news conference held just minutes before the protesters midnight deadline for him to quit. I will not resign, he said. The students had threatened to surround or occupy government buildings if Leung did not step down, and the police had warned of serious consequences if the protesters carried out that threat. Standing beside Leung was the territorys top civil servant, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam, and he asked her to arrange the talks. She said she would seek to meet with leaders of the demonstrations as soon as possible. I hope both sides will be satised, she said. Students had wanted a public meeting but I hope that we can have some ex ibility to discuss details. The protesters want Beijing to reverse its decision that all candidates in an inaugural 2017 election for chief executive must be approved by a committee of mostly pro-Beijing elites. They say China is reneging on its promise that the citys top leader will be chosen through universal suffrage. Leung said the author ities would continue to tolerate the protests as long as participants did not charge police lines, but urged them to stop their occupation of much of the downtown area.Hong Kong leader offers talks AP PHOTOStudent protesters raise their hands to show their nonviolent intentions as they resist during change of shift for local police but backed down after being reassured they could reoccupy the pavement outside the government compounds gate, Thursday. GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) Students and teachers ghting a plan to promote patriotism and downplay civil disobedience in some suburban Denver U.S. history courses packed a school board meeting Thursday where the controversial changes could face a vote. Turnout was so high that the teachers union streamed video from the meeting room which holds a couple hundred people on a big screen in the parking lot outside. About 300 students, parents and teachers opposed to the proposal rallied in the parking lot and marched along nearby streets before the meeting. Carole Morenz, holding a small American ag and a sign that said History matters. Know the truth, traveled from Pueblo, Colo., because she is worried the change in approach to teaching history could be the biggest cultural shift of our lifetime. They will lose the knowl edge of what made America great, said Morenz, adding that she has been concerned about problems in education since she began homeschooling her children in the 1980s. Dozens of students took the podium, with just a minute each to speak. They delivered a box with 40,000 signatures they say they gathered from around the country in support. A walkout planned at a school Thursday morning didnt take place after the principal sent a letter to parents asking them to discourage their children from participating. The principal at Golden High School, Brian Conroy, said he is proud that students have made their opinions known, but a walkout now would be counterproductive and unnecessary because students have already gotten the boards attention. Students across a major ity of the 17 high schools in Colorados second-largest school district have left classes in droves over the past few weeks, waving signs and ags in protests organized by word of mouth and social media. Many teachers also have been calling in sick, forcing school to be canceled some days. District leaders said Thursday that if schools are forced to close because of a sick-in, teachers will have to prove they were ill or they could lose a day of pay. Students also could have to make up time using snow days. I respect the right of our students to express their opinions in a peaceful manner, Superintendent Dan McMinimee said. I do, however, prefer that our students stay in class. I have met with many students and answered their questions. The protests started Sept. 19, the day after the Jefferson County school board proposed creating a committee to review texts and course plans, starting with Advanced Placement history, to make sure materials promote citizenship, patriotism, essentials and benets of the freemarket system, respect for authority and respect for individual rights and dont encourage or condone civil disorder, social strife or disregard of the law.Protesters pack meeting on education changes Serving Arcadia Englewood North Port Port Charlotte Punta Gorda Venice1-866-463-1638 Placing your classi ed ad in Floridas Largest Classi ed Section is as easy as 1-2-3!Visit our new & improved website at sun-classi and schedule up to 5 free 3-line classi ed ads each week. Upload up to 6 photos!Just a few clicks and your ad can be ready to publish for FREE! 50429521 50474937 Where Shopping Makes Cents t.UN NEWSPAPERSShop Charlotte


The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 WIRE Page 3 FROM PAGE ONE LEBANON, Ore. (AP) Officers in central Oregon say a suspect they tried to collar at a traffic stop drove too fast for pursuing officers, but eventually he was just too fragrant. The Albany DemocratHerald reports that the driver gave officers in Linn County the slip in a high-speed chase before dawn Sunday, doing better than 100 mph in a red Honda Prelude whose hood flew off. But Lebanon police later saw the car parked and launched a search by foot. Thats when officers caught a strong scent of cologne in the darkness and soon found their suspect hiding in shrubbery. Thirty-five-year-old Charles V. Agosto was jailed on charges including probation violation and trying to elude officers. Officers said he told them he regretted using the cologne.ODD NEWS Cops: Suspect drove fast, had strong smell ALMANACToday is Friday, Oct. 3, the 276th day of 2014. There are 89days left in the year. The Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, begins at sunset. Today in historyOn Oct. 3, 1944, during World War II, U.S. Army troops cracked the Siegfried Line north of Aachen, Germany. On this dateIn 1789, President George Washington declared Nov. 26, 1789, a day of Thanksgiving to express gratitude for the creation of the United States of America. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday in November Thanksgiving Day. In 1922, Rebecca L. Felton, D-Ga., became the first woman to be appointed to the U.S. Senate (however, she ended up serving only a day). In 1951, the New York Giants captured the National League pennant by a score of 5-4 as Bobby Thomson hit a three-run homer off the Brooklyn Dodgers Ralph Branca in the shot heard round the world. In 1962, astronaut Wally Schirra became the fifth Amer ican to fly in space as he blasted off from Cape Canaveral aboard the Sigma 7 on a 9-hour flight. In 1974, Frank Robinson was named major league baseballs first black manager as he was placed in charge of the Cleveland Indians. In 1981, Irish nationalists at the Maze Prison near Belfast, Northern Ireland, ended seven months of hunger strikes that had claimed 10 lives. In 1990, West Germany and East Germany ended 45 years of postwar division, declaring the creation of a reunified country. In 1995, the jury in the O.J. Simpson murder trial found the former football star not guilty of the 1994 slayings of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman (however, Simpson was later found liable in a civil trial). Todays birthdaysBasketball Hall of Famer Marques O. Haynes is 88. Composer Steve Reich is 78. Rock and roll star Chubby Checker is 73. Actor Alan Rachins is 72. Singer Lindsey Buckingham is 65. Jazz musician Ronnie Laws is 64. Former astronaut Kathryn Sullivan is 63. Baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield is 63. Baseball Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley is 60. Actor Hart Bochner is 58. Actor Peter Frechette is 58. Actorcomedian Greg Proops is 55. Actor Jack Wagner is 55. Rock musician Tommy Lee is 52. Actor Clive Owen is 50. Actress Janel Moloney is 45. Singer Gwen Stefani (No Doubt) is 45. Actress Keiko Agena is 41. Actress Neve Campbell is 41. Actress Alanna Ubach is 39. Actor Seann William Scott is 38. Rock musician Josh Klinghoffer (Red Hot Chili Peppers) is 35. said, was to encourage governments worldwide to take action now to ensure adequate support for those living into their seventh decade and beyond who will account for more than 20 percent of the world population by 2050 and already constitute that share in many developed countries. Longer lives are a triumph of human development and are contributing to growing numbers of older people worldwide, the study summary observed in urging governments to prepare for a future where as many as four in 10 citizens will be relying on pensions or retirement investment proceeds for their well-being. Those over 60 comprise 20.1 percent of the population of the United States, which was ranked 8th in quality of life for the aging. By 2030, that share will rise to 25.6 per cent of the population and to 27 percent by 2050. Over-60s already account for at least one in ve citizens of the 10 top-rated countries, except for Iceland (18.3 percent) and New Zealand (19.7 percent). Japan is experiencing the most dramatic rise in the number of elderly, with nearly 33 percent of the population over 60 now and an expected expansion by 2050 to a staggering 42.7 percent. That is largely the result of the country having the longest expected life spans on the planet, which other studies attribute to the lean and sh-intensive national diet. Life expectancy at age 60 is one of the key measures of living standards in the HelpAge study, and Japan topped that indicator with the average 60-year-old expected to live another 26 years. Income security factored signicantly into the top-ranked places for aging, with Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands and Iceland providing pensions to 100 percent of seniors. Japan and New Zealand provide social security to 98 percent of their citizens over 60, with the gure for Canada 97 percent and the United States 92 percent.QUALITYFROM PAGE 1 control a large cross-border swath of Iraq and Syria, in some cases right up to the Turkish border. Asked what measures Turkey would take after the motion was approved, Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz said: Dont expect any immediate steps. The motion prepares the legal ground for possible interventions, but it is too early to say what those interventions will be, said Dogu Ergil, a professor of political science and a columnist for Todays Zaman newspaper. The motion could allow Iraqi Kurdish ghters to use Turkeys territory to safely cross into Syria to help Syrian Kurdish forces there, or permit the deployment of coalition forces drones, Ergil said. Turkey could also allow its air base in Incirlik, some 160 kilometers (100 miles) from the Syrian border to be used by allied planes or for logistics. In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki welcomed the Turkish move and said the U.S. was looking forward to strengthening cooperation between Turkey and the rest of the global coalition seeking to defeat the Islamic State group. She declined to say what specic assistance Turkey might be asked to contribute, saying ofcials were now discussing what particular role they may play.TURKEYFROM PAGE 1 The governments September jobs report, coming Friday, may shed some light on these questions. But it wont settle them. In the midst of a national campaign season, jobs and unemployment remain near the top of voters list of most important issues, according to the latest Associated Press-GfK poll. Only the economy overall and terrorism or national security were signicantly more likely to be cited by people who are expected to vote. Here are some myster ies about the job market:Will those who stopped looking for work start looking again?This, perhaps more than any other question, has confounded economists. Since the Great Recession began in late 2007, the proportion of adults either working or seeking work has sunk from 66 percent to 62.8 percent a 35-year low. Thats equal to about 7.5 million fewer people. But a debate has raged over how many of them are waiting for the economy to strengthen further before they look. At least half the exodus is due to retirements by the vast baby boom generation. Younger adults are now also likely to stay in school. And some jobless people who arent seeking work are now receiving disability aid. To some economists, all this means most of the dropouts arent coming back. If so, employers will soon have to pay more because the pool of potential workers has shrunk. Others, like David Blanchower of Dartmouth College, think employers still regard many of the dropouts as potential hires and, partly for that reason, feel scant pressure to raise pay. Andrew Levin, an economist at the International Monetary Fund, points to surveys showing that many of those not looking for work would return for the right job. At a news conference last month, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said she thought a meaningful number of the dropouts would take jobs if more were available.Whats happened to those unemployed for more than six months?The decline in longterm unemployed is encouraging. But heres what we dont know: How many of them have actually gotten jobs? And how many have just given up looking and so are no longer counted as unemployed? Labor Department gures show that no more than about 12 percent of the long-term unemployed are nding jobs in any given month below pre-recession levels of about 18 percent. But two Fed economists who studied changes over a full year found a brighter picture: Over a 12-month period, nearly 40 percent of the long-term unemployed nd jobs. Only about 32 percent drop out. If many of the longterm unemployed are getting jobs again, it suggests that the Fed might keep rates ultra-low longer to try to fuel further hiring. What does it mean that so many can find only part-time work?What does it mean that so many people 7.3 million who want full-time jobs can nd only part-time work? Before the recession, this gure was just 4.6 million. Levin, the IMF economist, thinks it shows there are lots more people who want additional work than the unemploy ment rate suggests. He estimates that the ranks of so-called involuntary part-timers are equivalent to an additional 1 point in the unemployment rate. As a result, Levin argues, paychecks arent likely to rise anytime soon. Some disagree. Richard Fisher, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, said last month that wages typically start rising once unemployment falls to the current 6.1 percent. He warned that wages may do so again, igniting faster ination. Research by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago indicates that many of the long-term unemployed, when they do nd jobs, take parttime work even though they want full-time jobs. Why arent companies filling more jobs?Companies are adver tising lots more jobs. So why arent they lling more of them? The number of available jobs has fully recovered from the recession. Yet total hiring hasnt. An index compiled by Steven Davis, a University of Chicago economist, indicates that companies arent trying to ll jobs as fast as they were before the recession. Companies took an average of nearly 25 days to ll a job in July 2014, up from fewer than 22 in 2006. There are several possible reasons. Companies may be choosier than they were before the recession because they feel that with unemployment still relatively elevated, they can be picky. Michael Hanson, an economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, also notes that technology has made it so easy and cheap to post jobs that companies may do so even when theyre not ready to hire. They may just want to see their options.JOBFROM PAGE 1APPLICATIONS FOR JOBLESS BENEFITS DROP TO 287KWASHINGTON (AP) The number of people seeking U.S. unem ployment benefits dropped 8,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 287,000, as the total number of beneficiaries dropped to its lowest level in more than eight years. The four-week average of applications, a less volatile measure, fell 4,250 to 294,750, the Labor Department said Thursday. Overall, 2.3million people are receiving jobless aid. Thats the fewest since June 2006, which predates the start of the Great Recession by 18 months. The numbers are so low now that it seems just a matter of time before we see a run of big gains in monthly hiring figures, said Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics. Visitors from the American Red Cross were seen Thursday bringing food to the apartment door. The North Texas Food Bank said it sent three days of cereal, tuna, produce and other supplies. Outside the apartment, the management of the 300-unit complex in northeast Dallas was passing out iers about Ebola to neighbors. Private security guards and local sheriffs deputies blocked off the entrance to dozens of reporters. Apartment manager Sally Nuran said employ ees were power-washing sidewalks and scrubbing common areas, though she believed Duncan had not visited most of the complex in his short time there. Elsewhere, Texas health ofcials expanded their efforts to contain the virus, reaching out to as many as 100 people who may have had direct contact with Duncan or someone close to him. None of the people is showing symptoms, but public-health ofcials have educated them about Ebola and told them to notify medical workers if they begin to feel ill, Erikka Neroes, a spokeswoman for the Dallas County Health and Human Services agency, said Thursday. The group will be monitored to see if anyone seeks medical care during the three weeks immediately following the time of contact, Neroes said. The at-risk group includes 12 to 18 people who came in direct contact with the infected man, including an ambulance crew and a handful of schoolchildren, plus others known to have had contact with them, she said. This is a big spider web of people involved, Neroes said.EBOLAFROM PAGE 1 (Sun Sentinel) Ever since a Texas man became the rst person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States earlier this week, anxiety has run high that the deadly virus could emerge in South Florida, home to a well-traveled, diverse population. State and local health ofcials, though, say they have been on high alert for signs of the virus since early August, and are aggressively educating a wide range of rst responders and medical personnel on how to spot and, if necessary, contain the disease. We are a global society, said Timothy OConnor, spokesman for the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County. It doesnt matter if it happens in West Africa. It also has the potential to spread anywhere in the world. The Texas case has not prompted South Florida health ofcials to change their approach to the potential for a local Ebola case. Local health ofcials had already ramped up preparations in early August, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its rst health alert on the growing Ebola crisis in West Africa. Being ready for any potential crisis is all part of the business of public health investigating, observing, surveilling and being ready to handle, OConnor said. Part of that response is to understand that Ebola isnt an easy thing to transmit, he said. Unlike the u, it is not airborne. It can only be transmitted through direct contact with infected bodily uids. As part of standard protocol, suspected cases are treated with the utmost caution, with medical personnel wearing masks, gloves and gowns at all times and the patient isolated in closed-off rooms separate from other people, health ofcials say. For the past two months, rst responders, especially those assigned to Port Everglades and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, have also been on high alert for Ebola-like symptoms: fever, severe headache, muscle pain, vomiting, diar rhea, abdominal pain, hiccups or unexplained hemorrhage, El Sanadi said.Ebola case in Texas hasnt changed Floridas approachDUNHUANG, China (LA Times) Hewn by hand out of a cliff face in the Gobi Desert starting about 1,700 years ago, Chinas most spectacular cache of Buddhist caves has endured countless assaults over the centuries earthquakes and oods, plundering foreign explorers and even Russian soldiers, who billeted here in the 1920s on the run from the Bolsheviks and lled their beautifully painted quarters with smoky cooking res. Nearly 500 caves at Mogao Grottoes decorated by meritseeking monks, merchants and mandarins between the fourth and 14th centuries have survived until the modern era. But the 21st century has brought a new source of peril to this once-remote natural trove of Silk Road culture 1,200 miles west of Beijing: modern tourists. Mogao, which received 26,000 visitors in 1979, its rst year open to the public, is bracing for up to 1 million this year. Yet thanks to some far-sighted planning by Chinese experts at the Dunhuang Academy, the researchers charged with preserving the caves, and their longtime partners at the Los Angeles-based Getty Conservation Institute, the sites treasures are getting a fresh shot at survival and even more international exposure. A $50 million visitor center opened this month. The complex, designed by Beijing architect Cui Kai, houses two theaters presenting lms that aim to increase visitors understanding of the grottoes while reducing the time they spend in them.China works to preserve ancient Buddhist caves aacaaQIr@x j Onfo4orO4fo3 c4 99BPt? dl


Page 4 WIRE The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 BUSINESS NEWS/STOCKS The Olde World Restaurant, 14415 S. Tamiami Trail, North Port, is featuring Oktoberfest this whole month. Some of the items featured will be: German sausage feast, German pork chops, king Reuben, Amberbock beer and Warsteiner, and caramel apple, pumpkin and apple pie martinis. Also, each Sunday during October will feature a different German specialty dish. On Thursdays at 6 p.m., the Olde World will feature Got Talent? where you can show off your skills. For your entertainment, they have karaoke on Fridays from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. On Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., a charity quarter auction will be held to help raise money for local charities. Kim Jenkins will be featured on Oct. 11 ($5 cover charge) with hits from the s and s. The Goldtones will be performing today and Oct. 18, also with a $5 cover charge, and on Oct. 25, Bandana returns with classic rock hits from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. On Oct. 31 they will host a karaoke Halloween party. For more information, call 941-426-1155. Welcome to North Port, The Sleep Store, at 14906 Tamiami Trail, Suite A, now open for business, helping North Port residents get a great nights sleep. Company president Bob DiPietro says, The Sleep Stores mission is to provide consumers with value-priced alternatives to the high-priced brands. Prices on name brands are articially inated to cover marketing costs. Were here to show shoppers they can get a great nights sleep without paying for some manufacturers TV commercials. Among The Sleep Stores offerings is King Koils new World line. DiPietro points out, World Luxury features a pocketed coil, gel memory foam, silk and wool insulators and sumptuous fabric, all at value price points. We call it affordable luxury. He added, Our slogan says it all Real people, real prices, real savings. For more information on hours, call 941-662-0442. Come see the highenergy Mark McKinley show tonight at the Family Table Restaurant, 14132 Tamiami Trail, North Port. Mark performs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and has 21 years experience as a professional entertainer. Mark has previously performed at the former Stuff-a-Belly Restaurant. For more information, call the Family Table at 941-423-0473. This month at the North Port Yoga Center, 1001 Corporate Ave., North Port, staff will continue the community yoga class at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 18. Debi Swinford has donated her time to be the instructor, and the class will focus on meditation. Additionally, a donationbased, all-level yoga class will be held every Sunday at 4:30 p.m., taught by student teachers. This pay-what-you-can (cash or check only) class is offered as a way to build community and support the Karma Yoga Outreach Program. This program provides free yoga classes to veterans with PTSD, children with autism and other developmental disorders, and those with Parkinsons disease. When you participate in a Karma Yoga class, you are giving back to the North Port community, in exchange for receiving a great class taught by a different teacher each week. This beginner-friendly, mixed-level class is open to everyone. Bring a friend. For more information, email Natalie DiMauro at natalie@northportyoga A free workshop to show small business owners how to effectively use software and related tools will be hosted by the Florida Small Business Development Center at USF Sarasota-Manatee North Port, in partnership with the city of North Port and the North Port Area Chamber of Commerce, next week. Using Software and Tools Effectively is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the USF North Port campus, 5920 Pan American Blvd. Presenter James Nelson is the owner of Comtechra LLC, which can provide customized Excel spreadsheets for business needs, nancial analysis, taxes, scheduling, expenditures, email lists, contacts and inventory databases. It also provides tutoring and training on a variety of platforms and computer applications. Lunch will be provided at no cost by program sponsors, The Suggs Group and Presto Air. The nal workshop in this series, Creative Advertising using Social Media, Cell Phones, Tablets and Videos, is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 12. Register for workshops at www.SBDCTampaBay. com/manasota or call 941-426-7784. Steve Sachkar is publisher of the North Port Sun. Email him at or fax business information to 941-429-3007.Its Oktoberfest at the Olde World Steve Sachkar | BUSINESS NEWS BRIEFSGold close to erasing gains for year(Bloomberg) Gold futures fell Thursday in New York, moving closer to erasing this years gains as the outlook for an improving U.S. economy and higher interest rates curb demand for the metal as an alternative investment. The accelerating economy means investors are shunning gold even after the U.S. expanded sanctions against Russia and ramped up its military campaign to combat Islamic State in Iraq. Wednesday, the dollar climbed to the highest since June 2010 against a basket of 10 major currencies, combining with prospects for higher rates to erode the appeal of the metal as a hedge against ination. Gold dropped as much as 0.5 percent Thursday. Gold futures for December delivery fell less than 0.1 percent to settle at $1,215.10 an ounce at 1:51 p.m. on the Comex in New York.Key sales metric up at Olive Garden in SeptemberORLANDO (AP) Sales at Olive Garden locations open at least a year rose slightly in scal September, and its parent company Darden Restaurants Inc. now foresees second-quarter adjusted earnings at the upper end of its prior forecast. Darden, based in Orlando, Fla., runs restaurants including the Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, and The Capital Grille. It is in the midst of a public battle with activist investor Starboard Value, which is seeking 12 new directors for Dardens board. Starboard has been critical of Olive Gardens performance, while Darden has said it is implementing a variety of strategies to improve the restaurant chains results. On Thursday Darden reported that sales at Olive Garden locations open at least a year edged up 0.6 percent for the ve weeks ended Sept. 28.Sears to sell most of Canadian unit to raise cashHOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (Chicago Tribune) Sears Holdings announced Thursday that it plans to raise $380 million by selling most of its 51 percent stake in Sears Canada by early next month, shoring up its cash ahead of the crucial holiday shopping season. Sears approved a rights offering of up to 40 million Sears Canada shares, meaning existing Sears shareholders can buy the shares at a discount to the current market price. Sears Chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert and his rm ESL Investments, the companys largest shareholders, plan to fully exercise their subscription rights, which will add almost half the money, $168 million, to Sears coffers in mid to late October, the company said. Faireholme Capital Management, owned by investor Bruce Berkowitz, whose funds own 24 per cent of Sears, expects some of its clients to participate in the rights offering, Sears said. NEW YORK (AP) The stock market sputtered to an indecisive close Thursday, taking a pause after three straight days of losses. Small company stocks, which have slumped 10 percent from their early-July peak into whats known as a correction, recovered the most. Thursdays pause followed what has been tough spell for the market, including the Dow Jones industrial averages 238-point drop Wednesday and a weak September. The buying may have reected people stepping into the market to take advantage of the recent declines, a trend of buying on the dip that has kept the market rising all year despite various geopolitical shocks and worries about Europes agging economy. Stocks had been sharply lower most of the day, only to recover in the last couple of hours of trading. The Dow had been down as much as 130 points. People have been waiting a long time to get back in, and I think (the declines in September) created an entry point for the cash on the sidelines to start buying again, said Aaron Jett, an equity strategist at Bel-Air Investment Advisors, which focuses on investing for high networth individuals. The Standard & Poors 500 index was effectively unchanged on the day, rising one one-hundredth of a point to close at 1,946.17. Technically, the S&P 500s ever-so-slight gain let it avoid a fourth straight day of declines, which would have been the rst time that has happened since December 2013. The Dow fell 3.66 points, or 0.02 per cent, to 16,801.05 and the Nasdaq composite rose 8.11 points, or 0.2 percent, to 4,430.19. The Russell 2000 index, which tracks small-company stocks, gained 1 percent, far more than the S&P 500 and the Dow.US stocks avoid a fourth straight day of losses ,..iC/,10 0


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Page 6 WIRE The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 Publication date: 10/3/14 Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Arcadia Hull Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral 0-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 Hazardous Source : 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme. RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature Today Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Gulf Water Temperature Source : National Allergy BureauPunta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES CONDITIONS TODAY TIDES AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. ALMANAC Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port MARINE THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110s(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)U.S. ExtremesThe Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise SetPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. AIRPORT SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLE81951081039491 TODAY Partly cloudy, isolated p.m. storms90 / 7540% chance of rainMostly cloudy, scattered rain86 / 65100% chance of rain SATURDAY Mostly sunny, less humid81 / 610% chance of rain SUNDAY Partly cloudy and warm85 / 690% chance of rain MONDAY Mostly cloudy, scattered storms85 / 6960% chance of rain TUESDAYAir Quality Index readings as of ThursdayMain pollutant: ozoneForecasts and graphics, except for the WINK-TV 5-day forecast, provided by AccuWeather, Inc. Punta Gorda through 5 p.m. Thursday24 hours through 5 p.m. Thursday Trace Month to date 0.06 Normal month to date 0.27 Year to date 45.76 Normal year to date 44.30 Record 1.61 (1969) High/Low 89/75 Normal High/Low 89/71 Record High 94 (1986) Record Low 59 (2001) Today Sat. Today Sat. Today Sat.Apalachicola 85 67 t 79 51 pc Bradenton 88 76 t 85 64 t Clearwater 87 75 t 84 64 t Coral Springs 90 73 t 89 71 t Daytona Beach 88 73 t 83 59 t Fort Lauderdale 90 77 t 88 72 t Fort Myers 89 76 t 85 64 t Fort Pierce 89 73 t 86 65 t Gainesville 86 69 t 81 50 pc Jacksonville 86 68 t 80 50 pc Key Largo 88 81 pc 88 78 t Key West 88 82 pc 88 80 pc Kissimmee 90 74 t 85 59 t Lakeland 88 74 t 83 59 t Melbourne 88 74 t 85 63 t Miami 90 75 t 88 72 t Naples 89 77 t 88 69 t Ocala 85 70 t 81 52 t Okeechobee 88 72 t 86 62 t Orlando 89 73 t 84 59 t Panama City 83 64 t 75 52 s Pensacola 83 59 t 72 50 s Pompano Beach 90 76 t 89 71 t St. Augustine 85 71 t 80 56 pc St. Petersburg 87 74 t 83 63 t Sanford 89 74 t 84 59 t Sarasota 88 74 t 84 63 t Tallahassee 86 66 t 77 47 pc Tampa 87 74 t 84 60 t Titusville 88 73 t 84 63 t Vero Beach 88 71 t 85 63 t West Palm Beach 89 74 t 87 68 t Winter Haven 90 73 t 85 58 tToday 12:40a 4:49a 10:37a 6:42p Sat. 1:17a 6:20a 12:08p 7:36p Today 9:14a 3:05a 11:54p 4:58p Sat. 10:45a 4:36a --5:52p Today 8:19a 1:26a 10:59p 3:19p Sat. 9:50a 2:57a 11:28p 4:13p Today 1:12a 5:18a 11:09a 7:11p Sat. 1:49a 6:49a 12:40p 8:05p Today 7:29a 1:44a 10:09p 3:37p Sat. 9:00a 3:15a 10:38p 4:31p W 4-8 1-2 Light SW 4-8 1-2 Light 90/75 87/74 88/76 89/79 89/76 89/76 90/74 91/75 91/75 91/75 91/75 89/74 90/73 90/73 90/73 87/74 90/74 89/77 89/76 88/76 90/74 88/74 88/76 89/74 88/74 87/75 88/79 90/76 89/7585 Pollen Index readings as of Thursday Today Sat. Today Sat. Today Sat. Today Sat.Albuquerque 76 48 s 80 50 s Anchorage 47 34 c 44 32 c Atlanta 78 53 t 64 44 s Baltimore 73 63 c 68 42 pc Billings 57 42 s 71 49 s Birmingham 81 49 t 66 43 s Boise 71 46 s 74 50 s Boston 63 53 pc 67 54 r Buffalo 76 53 t 55 44 t Burlington, VT 72 54 pc 63 45 r Charleston, WV 75 46 t 54 38 pc Charlotte 75 57 t 66 40 s Chicago 61 40 r 49 36 pc Cincinnati 72 41 t 54 38 pc Cleveland 71 43 t 53 38 c Columbia, SC 84 63 t 74 45 s Columbus, OH 74 44 t 54 39 sh Concord, NH 66 47 pc 64 46 r Dallas 81 51 s 78 59 s Denver 58 38 pc 74 45 s Des Moines 52 36 c 52 40 pc Detroit 69 43 t 51 39 sh Duluth 46 35 r 43 32 pc Fairbanks 44 29 sn 38 24 sn Fargo 44 32 c 49 35 pc Hartford 70 50 pc 65 47 r Helena 60 40 s 69 44 s Honolulu 89 74 pc 88 74 sh Houston 85 58 pc 78 57 s Indianapolis 67 39 t 52 37 pc Jackson, MS 83 50 t 71 46 s Kansas City 56 36 c 57 43 s Knoxville 77 47 t 61 39 s Las Vegas 91 66 s 93 65 s Los Angeles 99 66 s 100 67 s Louisville 74 45 t 59 41 pc Memphis 77 47 t 67 48 s Milwaukee 60 38 r 50 36 sh Minneapolis 46 34 c 48 33 pc Montgomery 84 55 t 72 44 s Nashville 77 44 t 64 40 s New Orleans 85 63 t 75 58 s New York City 70 60 pc 70 50 r Norfolk, VA 77 67 s 75 52 sh Oklahoma City 68 42 s 76 50 s Omaha 54 35 c 56 40 pc Philadelphia 75 60 pc 72 46 r Phoenix 95 67 s 97 69 s Pittsburgh 74 45 t 52 38 c Portland, ME 62 49 s 61 50 r Portland, OR 78 50 s 79 56 pc Providence 68 50 pc 68 50 r Raleigh 81 63 pc 70 44 pc Salt Lake City 68 45 s 70 47 s St. Louis 63 42 c 58 42 s San Antonio 88 58 pc 83 59 s San Diego 91 66 s 92 67 s San Francisco 87 62 s 84 59 s Seattle 71 54 pc 70 55 c Washington, DC 76 65 c 70 47 pc Amsterdam 68 54 s 69 51 c Baghdad 95 67 s 96 69 s Beijing 66 55 r 67 53 r Berlin 66 48 pc 63 47 s Buenos Aires 66 60 t 65 60 pc Cairo 85 68 s 85 68 s Calgary 56 40 s 65 38 pc Cancun 89 73 s 89 72 s Dublin 62 44 r 56 44 pc Edmonton 53 35 pc 63 40 pc Halifax 61 55 r 62 55 pc Kiev 55 32 pc 55 36 pc London 69 59 pc 63 43 r Madrid 78 55 pc 79 56 pc Mexico City 72 56 t 71 52 t Montreal 71 52 pc 58 43 r Ottawa 74 56 pc 61 40 r Paris 74 53 s 73 46 pc Regina 42 24 s 48 31 pc Rio de Janeiro 72 62 c 70 62 pc Rome 76 59 pc 75 58 pc St. Johns 50 41 pc 56 44 pc San Juan 91 76 s 91 76 s Sydney 70 56 c 78 58 pc Tokyo 82 68 pc 76 63 c Toronto 74 52 t 56 41 sh Vancouver 64 52 c 64 52 c Winnipeg 42 33 c 44 33 c 90/75High .................. 100 at Fullerton, CALow ......... 16 at Bodie State Park, CAFt. Myers 89/76 storms afternoon Punta Gorda 91/75 storms afternoon Sarasota 88/74 storms afternoon Full Oct 8 Last Oct 15 New Oct 23 First Oct 30 Today 3:39 p.m. 2:07 a.m. Saturday 4:26 p.m. 3:10 a.m. Today 7:22 a.m. 7:13 p.m. Saturday 7:22 a.m. 7:12 p.m. Today 1:38a 7:52a 2:06p 8:20p Sat. 2:29a 8:43a 2:57p 9:11p Sun. 3:18a 9:32a 3:45p 9:59p MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2014 2013 Avg. Record/YearJan. 3.67 0.43 1.80 7.07/1979 Feb. 1.24 2.12 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 5.10 1.98 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 2.00 3.06 2.03 5.80/1994 May 3.68 2.76 2.50 9.45/1991 Jun. 6.34 10.50 8.92 23.99/1974 Jul. 5.21 7.38 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 7.06 9.29 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 11.40 11.12 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 0.06 3.48 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.01 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 0.97 1.78 6.83/2002 Year 45.76 53.10 50.74 (since 1931)Totals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. WEATHER/STATE NEWS MIAMI BEACH (AP) As she weighs another bid for the White House, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday she has a grandmother glow thats fueling her campaign for female empowerment and gender equality around the world. Speaking to a national convention of female real estate professionals, the former secretary of state and potential 2016 Democratic presidential contender called on business and political leaders to close the gap in wages and leadership positions between men and women. Clinton, who joked that she felt that glow after the recent birth of her rst grandchild, Charlotte, said she wanted all women to grow up in a world of full participation and shared prosperity. I think my granddaughter has just as much God-given potential as a boy who was born in that hospital on the same day, she said. In a speech that drew heavily on her own professional and personal experiences including several references to her bruising presidential campaign in 2008 Clinton said women face double standards in business and politics and that governments should work to enact policies that break down barriers to equal opportunity. Her remarks were met with standing ovations. These ceilings Im describing dont just keep down women, they hold back entire economies and countries, she said, because no country can truly thrive by denying the contributions of half of its people. Clinton has repeatedly hit those themes as she travels the campaign trail to help Democrats in the midterm elections. On Thursday, she said the U.S. should eliminate what she called the motherhood penalty by requiring paid leave for new mothers. The measure, she said, would pave the way for more women to participate in the workforce. Laws matter, Clinton said. I believe 100 per cent in women being able to make responsible choices, but its hardly a choice if youre working at a low-wage job, you get no leave and you cant even afford to bond with your baby because you have to get back to work. Clinton was also in South Florida to promote her book about her tenure as the nations top diplomat and to help Democrat Charlie Crist raise money for his guber natorial campaign. Crist, a former Republican governor, is locked in a tight race with GOP Gov. Rick Scott, who has outspent the Democratic nominee by a 2-1 margin in television advertising. MIAMI (Sun Sentinel) After thousands of years in a tomb, whats a few days at the airport? Thats where a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy is now stuck after being stopped Monday at U.S. Customs on its way to West Palm Beach for a museum exhibit. Its extended stay at Miami International Airport isnt expected to affect the Oct. 11 opening date of Afterlife: Tombs and Treasures of Ancient Egypt. But it has pushed back a medical scan the museum arranged at a local hospital, which is aimed at determining how the mummied 4to 8-yearold girl died. Ofcials at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium are handling the holdup with patience and a sense of humor. This poor girl has waited 3,000 years for her doctors appointment and the doctor is in and the hospital is ready, museum director Lew Crampton said. Everybody is waiting. It wasnt the mummy that caused the delay. Instead, it was several ivory pieces that were boxed up with it for the ight to Miami from Asia, where the exhibit just completed a wildly popular tour. Tom MacKenzie, a spokesman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, said stricter regulations on ivory imports are part of the reason. The rule changes were put into place earlier this year as a way to protect endangered elephants. They can be complicated and take some time to work out, MacKenzie said. All the exhibit artifacts that arrived in Florida by air the whole crew, Crampton said are being held with the ivory as the issue is addressed. Two other mummies also are in limbo at the airport, along with the mummied girl. Our inspectors are working on it, MacKenzie said. And well be working to clear the rest of the shipment that doesnt involve the ivory. The museum partnered with St. Marys Medical Center in West Palm Beach to arrange the CT scans of the mummy, which were scheduled for Tuesday. Hospital and museum staff had planned to announce the results Wednesday morning. Now Crampton is hoping to get the airport issue resolved by Wednesday. Hes also hoping the mummys hospital visit can be rescheduled during its time in West Palm Beach. Its not the mummys fault, remember, Crampton said. The Afterlife exhibit, already seen by more than 4.5 million people worldwide, will be at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium through April 18.Clinton feels grandmother glow from Charlotte 3000-year-old mummy sees extended stay at airportTALLAHASSEE (News Service of Florida) State utility regulators Thursday approved a $54 million credit for Duke Energy Florida customers because of payments made toward a nuclear power plant that wont be built. However, the companys 1.7 million customers in Central and North Florida wont actually see the money. Instead the credit will be used to shave a few months off an ongoing monthly charge on residential customers of $3.45 per 1,000 kilowatt hours that is imposed for the scuttled nuclear plant in Levy County. With pressure mounting from Tampa Bay-area politicians, many up for re-election, the Florida Public Service Commission unanimously voted to reject a staff recommendation to take no action on the credit until Duke completes a legal battle with Westinghouse Electric Co. over equipment costs from the nuclear plant. In my book, I view that (the PSCs decision) as a credit, Commissioner Ronald Brise said after the vote. If I had to pay x amount over two or three years and ultimately Im paying less, Im receiving a credit. Thats the way I perceive it, and I think that is the way our customers are going to view it. In 2012, the utility regulators agreed in a settlement to impose the $3.45-a-month charge to cover previously approved costs and equipment already purchased for the Levy County plant. The fee was set to run into 2017. Staff noted it could be a year or two before Dukes legal issues with Westinghouse are settled. Duke has become a convenient punching bag for many politicians as the general election approaches. This week, a number of legislators have announced plans to push bills during the 2015 session aimed at Duke and other power companies, with the proposals ranging from imposing state lobbying requirements on utility representatives hired to sway the commission to prohibiting a utility from being able to charge customers at a higher rate due to an extended billing cycle. Duke has so far credited about $1.3 million to about 208,000 customers who received higher-than-usual monthly bills as the company extended billing cycles while changing meter-reading routes. Prior to the commission meeting, Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, and Attorney General Pam Bondi were among those questioning the PSC staff recommendation that would have allowed Duke to hold onto the $54 million pending the outcome of the Westinghouse litigation. Both applauded the commissions vote Thursday. Clearly the Public Service Commission heard us and decided in favor of Tampa Bay area consumers, Brandes said in an email after the vote. This is a decision that should not have taken this much controversy, but I hope this decision signals more consumer friendly decisions in the future to compensate ratepayers for the nuclear cost recovery fee.Duke customers to get credit for nuclear cost r.o. ONLY ONi 6Wnn ,Py ..I e e e e ae e e 'e'e e e ed ,// ///42 B3V HD 71/Sde J Binye yO\`lti adeie taw'a Mo1 al1_e a N W r I:Z;! 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SPORTSFriday, October 3, 2014 @ S unCoastSports SunCoastSportsBlog .com Sports Editor: Mark Lawrence INDEX | Lottery 2 | Golf 2 | Community calendar 2 | Baseball 2-3 | NFL 4 | College football 4 | Scoreboard 5 | Quick hits 5 | Preps 6 NORTH PORT With the game tied, two minutes remaining and his defense on the eld, North Port High School coach Larry Detwiler radioed his assistants in the booth and told them to start thinking about the next offensive series. The rst-year coach wanted to be prepared should the Bobcats stop the Lakewood Ranch offense. He wanted them to have some plays ready for a two-minute drill to get into eld goal range for overtime; if the game came to that. The Bobcats didnt get a chance to run any of those plays. The Mustangs ran the ball on every play of a 10-play, 55-yard drive late in the fourth quarter, capping it with running back Darren Lowerys 1-yard plunge into the end zone with just seconds remaining on the clock as Lakewood Ranch defeated North Port 28-21 on Thursday at The Preserve. I never imagined they were going to run the ball like that over and over and over, Detwiler said. But kudos to Lakewood Ranch. Theyre 1-1 in the district, and were 0-2. The Bobcats tied the game at 21 on quarterback Mike Innellos 18-yard touchdown pass to a leaping Stantley Thomas with 5:27 remaining in the game, but he and PREP FOOTBALL: Lakewood Ranch 28, North Port 21SUN PHOTO BY JENNIFER BRUNONorth Port High Schools Michael Innello carries against Lakewood Ranch on Thursday at the Preserve in North Port. The Mustangs beat the Bobcats 28-21.The one that ran awayMustangs grind a district win against Bobcats By JOSH VITALESPORTS WRITER UP NEXTNorth Port: at Port Charlotte, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.THURSDAY NIGHT RECAPCheck out a recap of Thursday nights prep football games, including expanded game stats, and a complete list of state scores at INSIDE: Venice steamrolls Dixie Hollins, PAGE 6BOBCATS | 6 PREP FOOTBALL: Fort Myers 41, Port Charlotte 25Green Wave ride Moore past PiratesFORT MYERS Fort Myers High School coach Sammy Sirianni never had a thought to kick the eld goal, two yards from Port Charlottes goal line and one play until halftime. But Terrance Moore made that an easy decision. Moore sped through a gap in the middle of the Green Wave line, scoring a decisive touchdown in Fort Myers 41-25 victory over Port Charlotte and bouncing off Malik VaccaroDixon on the way. Terrence Moore, I love to go to battle with that guy, Sirianni said. And our offensive line is a great group to run behind. Moore proved a double threat on Thursday night, chewing up big rushing yardage and doing substantial damage to Port Charlottes hopes to repeat as district champions. The senior rushed 25 times for 136 yards and three touchdowns it was his 11th straight game of 100 yards or more. He also left Port Charlotte coach Jordan Ingman offering tough love to his players after an early district loss. It was the Pirates rst district loss since 2012. It was tough, Ingman said. I feel bad for the kids. I By ROB SHORESPORTS WRITERPIRATES | 6 UP NEXTPort Charlotte: vs. North Port, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Florida StateFSU looks for a complete 60 minutesTALLAHASSEE The Florida State Seminoles remain the No. 1 team in the nation with a perfect record, but have lived a perilous existence in their three FBS victories. They are still searching for that perfect 60-minute complete game. Little has come easy as FSU needed two second-half comebacks, including overtime against Clemson, and a late touchdown in the season-opener to hold onto its perch atop college football. Theres no better time to clean things up than against an extremely young Wake Forest (2-3, 0-1) roster that is the only team in the ACC with a losing record. Its just scary to see how slow we come out in the rst half and ... get behind and be so relaxed and still condent, FSU receiver Rashad Greene said. Not breaking apart. Come back forcefully and automatically click together. Who knows what can happen if we come out there and start fast? ... Im just excited as Jimbo (Fisher) and anxious to see how we play a full game. The Seminoles (4-0, 2-0) are ranked the No. 35 scoring offense in the nation after shattering offensive records during its title run. Theyve scored just 41 of their 116 points against FBS teams in the rst half. The run game headed by senior Karlos Williams By KAREEM COPELANDASSOCIATED PRESSAP PHOTOFlorida States Karlos Williams runs the ball as North Carolina States Hakim Jones defends during last weeks game in Raleigh, N.C. The undefeated Seminoles face Wake Forest on Saturday. DEMON DEACONS AT SEMINOLESWHO: Wake Forest (2-3, 0-1 ACC) at Florida State (4-0, 2-0) WHEN: Saturday, 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Doak-Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee TV: ESPN3 RADIO: 99.3 FM, 820 AM, 1040 AM TICKETS: Ticketmaster.comINSIDELawsuit seems likely against FSUs Jameis Winston, PAGE 4FSU | 4CHS sweeps MantasBy DAWN KLEMISHSUN CORRESPONDENTPUNTA GORDA On Thursday night, Charlotte High School took advantage of a tired Lemon Bay squad that came into its third match of the week. The result was a lopsided sweep by the Tarpons (25-18, 25-15, 25-21), who earlier in the season defeated a rested group of Manta Rays in five sets. The Tarpons (12-4) were so hot in Game 1 and Lemon Bay so cold that for a while it seemed the Manta Rays (8-10) might only score when Charlotte handed them a point. The Tarpons took an 8-1 lead on a pair of aces from Megan McGill and kills from Mykelli Taylor, Marisa Beisner and Maddie Foley. On the other side of the net, Lemon Bay struggled to find its rhythm, scoring once under its own power and relying on Charlotte for five of its first six points. The Tarpons also got a big hand from Maddie Foley, as the junior middle notched six of her 10 kills the first game. Maddie has been doing really well and her hitting has come along, Charlotte coach Michelle Dill said. She can hit the ball very hard. Shes very subtle, but she has a lot of power, and when shes on, shes on. Lemon Bay staved off defeat by rallying late in the set. The Manta Rays outscored Charlotte 7-2 behind Maureen Ryans hot hand and moved to within 24-18 before Foley sealed the win with a kill. The rest of the match played out nearly the same as it began, with Charlotte PREP VOLLEYBALL: Charlotte 3, Lemon Bay 0 UP NEXTCharlotte: vs. Gulf Coast, Tuesday, 7 p.m. Lemon Bay: at Sebring, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.LIKE US ON FACEBOOKWe regularly post shot of the day, and face of the game photos at SunCoast SportsSWEEPS | 6


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To report an error, call the sports department or email to Submit a story idea: Email or call Mark Lawrence 941-206-1175. Must contain name, address and phone number. Submit local golf scores: Email scores to Scores appear in the weekly Herald sections. Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1126 by 10:30 p.m. the day the event is held. | COMMUNITY CALENDARGOLFCharlotte County Open: Oct. 11-12, at Rotonda Golf and Country Clubs Palms Course and Kingsway Country Club. Two-day, stroke-play tournament offers amateur/championship flights. Cost: $150/amateurs; $165/professionals. Members of Rotonda and Kingsway are eligible for a $20 registration discount. To register, go to www. or call Brian Gleason, 941-206-1133. Sixth annual Elephant Scramble: Oct. 25 at St. Andrews South Golf Club in Punta Gorda. Shotgun start: 8:30 a.m. Cost: $60/ person. To register, contact Bill Dryburgh,, or Massey Loughman, jmloughman@ Punta Gorda camp: Oct. 4-5 at South County Regional Park from 9 a.m. to noon. Open to ages 5-14. Cost: $30 (1 day) or $50 (both days). FGCU coaches and players will participate. Contact coach Dane Wisneski, dpwisneski4570@ or 239-590-7059. North Port Little League: Tryouts for the Lightning, a 12U travel team; Oct. 12, 10 a.m. at Atwater Community Park. Youngsters who will turn 12 by June 1 are still eligible. Call Jim Timmons at 941-769-0697.FootballBuffalo Bills Backers of North Port: Meet every game day at Buffalo Wings and Rings, corner of Price and Toledo Blade. Bring a non-perishable food item for the North Port Salvation Army food bank. New members welcome. Contact Betty, or 941-429-6835.RUNNINGChick-fil-A Race Series: Oct. 4, 7:30 a.m., at Chick-fil-A in Port Charlotte (1814 Tamiami Trail). 10K, 5K and one-mile races offered. Cost: 10K ($25 prerace, $35 race day); 5K and one-mile ($25 prerace, $30 race day). Register online at or pick up an entry form at participating Chick-fil-A restaurants. Trick or Trot 5K Trail Run: Oct. 18, 8 a.m. at Ann Dever Memorial Regional Park, Englewood. Cost: $20/Zoomers and MTC members; $25/all others before Oct. 5; $30/race day. Race day registration begins 6:30 a.m. See for advance registration.SOFTBALLEnglewood Mens Senior Softball League: Open practice sessions Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:30 a.m., at Englewood Sports Complex adult softball fields. League play (Jan. through mid-March) has two divisions: 60-and-up and 70-and-up. Registration forms available at the Englewood Sports Complex office building. Call Richard 941-460-9645. In little time, freshman Kari Grippo has become one of the top cross country runners for Saint Leo University. The Venice resident has placed among the teams top three runners in two of three meets. The Saint Leo women ranked second among Division II programs in the South Region, according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll released Tuesday. Grippo is invested in the sport, Saint Leo coach Melissa Mangen said. Shes been positive from the get-go, she said. She enjoys this sport. She really steps up. She asks a lot of questions. Ive been able to lean on her. Shes very consistent and dependable. Im not surprised, she said. She puts in the work. Grippo prepared this summer for her rst season, so the 60 to 70 miles per week training with the team hasnt been too much. I was putting in a lot of mileage, she said. Im enjoying running more miles. I enjoy the longer distances. She was fth among the Lions in the South Florida Invitational 5K, nishing in 20 minutes, 23.91 seconds. She had a breakthrough at the University of Tampa 5K, where she used a different race strategy. At Mangens suggestion, she ran the rst two miles at a quick pace, then eased off for the rst half of the third mile before picking up speed for the home stretch. Grippo nished in 19:53.00, seventh over all and second among the Lions. In college theres so many girls who can run really fast. Everyones in packs, Grippo said. Im trying now to go out with that lead pack. Grippo lowered her time again in the Mountain Dew Invitational 5K. She was 11th overall and third among the Lions in the non-Division I competition, nishing in 19:10.88. She can handle pressure, the coach said. She rises to the occasion very well. As her time improves, Grippo said shes trying to improve her kick in races. During practices she does progression runs when she nishes at a fast pace and change of pace runs to focus on the last 200 meters. Im more of an endur ance runner, she said. The last 200, I dont have that kick. The team competes today in the FLrunners. com Invitational.Grippo breaking through for Saint LeoBy BARBARA BOXLEITNERSUN CORRESPONDENT AWAY AT COLLEGE: Kari Grippo | BASEBALL SCOREBOARD THURSDAYS BOX SCOREORIOLES 12, TIGERS 3Detroit AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Kinsler 2b 4 0 1 0 1 2 .250 Tor.Hunter rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Mi.Cabrera 1b 3 1 1 1 1 1 .333 V.Martinez dh 4 1 1 1 0 2 .250 J.Martinez lf 4 1 1 1 0 1 .250 Avila c 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250 Castellanos 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 An.Romine ss 4 0 2 0 0 2 .500 R.Davis cf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .333 a-Carrera ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 --Totals 34 3 8 3 3 10 Baltimore AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Markakis rf 4 2 2 1 1 0 .500 De Aza lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 .500 A.Jones cf 5 1 0 0 0 1 .000 N.Cruz dh 4 2 2 3 0 2 .500 Pearce 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 .500 J.Hardy ss 3 2 1 1 1 0 .333 Flaherty 3b 3 2 1 1 1 1 .333 Hundley c 4 0 0 1 0 1 .000 Schoop 2b 4 1 2 2 0 1 .500 Totals 35 12 12 11 3 6 Detroit 020 000 010 3 8 2 Baltimore 210 000 18x 12 12 0 a-walked for R.Davis in the 9th. ER.Davis (1), An.Romine (1). LOB Detroit 7, Baltimore 3. 2BDe Aza 2 (2), Schoop (1). HRV.Martinez (1), o Tillman; J.Martinez (1), o Tillman; Mi.Cabrera (1), o ODay; N.Cruz (1), o Scherzer; J.Hardy (1), o Scherzer. RBIsMi.Cabrera (1), V.Martinez (1), J.Martinez (1), Markakis (1), De Aza 2 (2), N.Cruz 3 (3), J.Hardy (1), Flaherty (1), Hundley (1), Schoop 2 (2). SBA.Jones (1). Runners left in scoring positionDetroit 4 (Tor.Hunter 2, Kinsler 2); Baltimore 2 (De Aza, A.Jones). RISPDetroit 0 for 2; Balti mor e 6 for 11. Runners moved upHundley. GIDPA.Jones. DP Detroit 1 (An. Romine, Kinsler, Mi.Cabrera); Baltimore 1 (J.Hardy, Pearce). Detroit IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Scherzer L, 0-1 7 7 5 5 1 6 98 6.14 Chamberlain 0 1 2 1 0 0 6 Soria 3 4 4 1 0 12 10 8.00 Coke 1 1 1 1 0 17 27.00 Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Tillman W, 1-0 5 4 2 2 1 6 105 3.60 A.Miller H, 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 32 0.00 ODay H, 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 16 9.00 Z.Britton H, 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.00 Tom.Hunter 1 2 0 0 1 1 21 0.00 Chamberlain pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. Inherited runners-scored Chamberlain 1-1, Soria 1-1, Coke 1-1. IBBo Soria (J.Hardy). HBPby Scherzer (De Aza). WP Coke. UmpiresHome, Paul Schrie ber; First, Scott Barry; Second, Je Kellogg; Third, Jim Wolf; Right, Dan Bellino; Left, Fiel din Culbreth. T 3:42. A 47,842 (45,971).Division Series(Best-of-5; x-if necessary)AMERICAN LEAGUEAll AL games televised by TBS Baltimore 1, Detroit 0 Thursday: Baltimore 12, Detroit 3 Today: Detroit (Verlander 15-12) at Balti more, 12:07 p.m. Sunday: Baltimore at Detroit (Price 15-12), 3:45 p.m. x-Monday: Baltimore at Detroit (Porcello 15-13), TBD x-Wednesday: Detroit at Baltimore, TBD Los Angeles vs. Kansas City Thursday: Kansas City (Vargas 11-10) at Los Angeles (Weaver 18-9), late Today: Kansas City (Ventura 14-10) at Los Angeles (Shoemaker 16-4), 9:37 p.m. Sunday: Los Angeles (Wilson 13-10) at Kansas City (Shields 14-8), 7:37 p.m. x-Monday: Los Angeles at Kansas City, TBD x-Wednesday: Kansas City at Los Angeles, TBDNATIONAL LEAGUEWashington vs. San Francisco Today: San Francisco at Washington (FS1), 3:07 p.m. Saturday: San Francisco at Washington (FS1), 5:37 p.m. Monday: Washington at San Francisco (FS1 or MLBN), TBD x-Tuesday: Washington at San Francisco (FS1), TBD x-Oct. 9: San Francisco at Washington (FS1), TBD Los Angeles vs. St. Louis Today: St. Louis (Wainwright 20-9) at Los Angeles (Kershaw 21-3) (FS1), 6:37 p.m. Saturday: St. Louis (Lynn 15-10) at Los Angeles (MLBN), 9:37 p.m. Monday: Los Angeles at St. Louis (Lackey 3-3) (FS1 or MLBN), TBD x-Tuesday: Los Angeles at St. Louis (Miller 10-9) (FS1), TBD x-Oct. 9: St. Louis at Los Angeles (FS1), TBDThis date in baseball1941 Brooklyn catcher Mickey Owen dropped a third strike on Tommy Henrich of what would have been the last out of a Dodgers victory against the New York Yankees. Given the second chance, the Yankees scored four runs for a 7-4 victory and a 3-1 lead in the World Series, which they ended up winning. 1947 Al Gionfriddos catch in left eld robbed Joe DiMaggio of a game-tying home run in Game 6 of the World Series. The Dodgers beat the Yankees 8-6. 1966 Baltimore relief pitcher Moe Drabowsky fanned 11 and gave up one hit in 6 2-3 innings to beat the Dodgers 5-2 in the opening game of the World Series. 1967 Jim Lonborg of the Boston Red Sox pitched a one-hit, 5-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals to tie the World Series 1-1. Carl Yastrzemski hit two home runs. 1996 Bernie Williams homered from each side of the plate and Cecil Fielder broke a tie with a seventh-inning single as the New York Yankees beat Texas 6-4. LOS ANGELES The last time the Los Angeles Dodgers faced the St. Louis Cardinals in the playoffs, Clayton Kershaw had a terrible outing and the Dodgers were bounced out of the postseason. A year later and a round earlier, Kershaw has a chance to erase the memories of that 9-0 loss in Game 6 when he starts todays NL Division Series opener against Adam Wainwright. Thats the hardest part about it. Your season ends, Kershaw said Thursday before the Dodgers worked out. It always hangs with you until your next start. I had to wait a long time for that next one. Kershaw is coming off another award-worthy regular season in which he went 21-3 and his 1.77 ERA led the major leagues for the fourth straight year. He was 10-2 with a 1.70 ERA at home, too. Wainwright hasnt been nearly as successful at Chavez Ravine. The right-hander is 1-3 with a 4.30 ERA in seven games, including six starts. I pay no mind to what happened in the regular season, Wainwright said. Obviously, Clayton had an amazing regular season and now we go to the postseason and its anybodys ballgame. This is one game for the rest of your lives every day, so well take that mindset and be ready. Wainwright had the third-best ERA in the National League at 2.38 this season, and was even better on the road at 1.72. But in a season in which Kershaw has been so dominant, the Cardinals ace cant help but be somewhat of an afterthought. Im more impressed that, what is he 26 years old, that hes had the career hes already had and is the pitcher he is already, the 33-year-old Wainwright said. Most times it takes a pitcher a few years to kind of break in and then he starts nding his own, and hes just been excellent from the very beginning. Kershaw missed a handful of starts with a bad back in April, and after pitching late into the postseason a year ago, the injury provided him some welcome rest. Manager Don Mattingly said the team was looking for ways to reduce Kershaws innings anyway, and the schedule kicked in some extra help late last month. I dont know if thats going to make a differ ence or not, Kershaw said. I feel pretty much the same health-wise as I did last year. Arm feels great. Strength, every thing physically feels really good.By BETH HARRISASSOCIATED PRESS BASEBALL: Los Angeles vs. St. LouisKershaw looks for revenge vs. CardsAP FILE PHOTOLos Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during a game last year. Kershaw gets the start today in Game 1 of the NLDS. BEIJING Top-ranked Stacy Lewis birdied ve of her nal seven holes Thursday for a 7-under 66 and the rst-round lead in the Reignwood LPGA Classic. You learn you just got to stay patient, Lewis said. Youre not going to go shoot a 66 or 65 every single day. Yeah, I want to be in the lead. Thats where I want to be. I want to be in the lead coming up 18 on Sunday as well. Its a good start, but we have a long ways to go. Lewis leads the tour with three victories and earnings of $2,214,143. Last year, she nished a stroke behind Shanshan Feng after the Chinese player eagled the par-5 18th. Swedens Caroline Hedwall shot a 67. McIlroy struggles in Scotland: In St. Andrews, Scotland, Rory McIlroy found himself nine shots off the lead after a 1-over-par 73 in the first round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Four days after celebrating a third straight European Ryder Cup victory, McIlroy could manage just one birdie against two bogeys. Oliver Wilson of England, ranked 791 places below the top-ranked McIlroy, equaled the Carnoustie course record with an 8-under 64.Lewis leads LPGA eventBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GOLF ROUNDUP | GOLF SCOREBOARDLPGA TourREIGNWOOD CLASSIC At Pine Valley Golf Club Beijing Purse: $2.1 million Yardage: 6,585; Par: 73 (36-37) Stacy Lewis 34-32 Caroline Hedwall 34-33 Jenny Shin 33-35 Sun Young Yoo 32-36 Haeji Kang 35-34 Ilhee Lee 34-35 Mi Hyang Lee 36-33 Belen Mozo 35-34 Inbee Park 33-36 Yani Tseng 34-35 Brittany Lang 34-36 Mirim Lee 34-36 Caroline Masson 35-35 Amy Yang 34-36 Chella Choi 34-37 Austin Ernst 34-37 Sydnee Michaels 34-37 Yanhong Pan 37-34 Giulia Sergas 34-37 Amy Anderson 36-36 Sandra Gal 36-36 Eun-Hee Ji 35-37 Sarah Kemp 35-37 Pernilla Lindberg 38-34 Catriona Matthew 36-36 Pornanong Phatlum 38-34 So Yeon Ryu 35-37 Christel Boeljon 36-37 Mi Jung Hur 37-36 Ji Young Oh 34-39 Brooke Pancake 38-35 Thidapa Suwannapura 39-34 Mariajo Uribe 38-35 Liying Ye 37-36 Na Zhang 37-36 Katie Burnett 37-37 Karine Icher 36-38 Moriya Jutanugarn 34-40European TourALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP At St. Andrews and Carnoustie, Scotland c-Carnoustie (Championship Course): 7,412 yards, par-72 k-Kingsbarns Golf Links: 7,210 yards, par-72 s-St. Andrews (Old Course): 7,305 yards, par-72 Purse: $4.8 million Oliver Wilson, England 32-32c Raphael Jacquelin, France 33-32c Padraig Harrington, Ireland 31-35c Shane Lowry, Ireland 31-35k Gregory Bourdy, France 34-33c Eduardo De La Riva, Spain 32-35k Ryan Evans, England 35-32k Jamie McLeary, Scotland 33-34k Adrian Otaegui, Spain 33-34s Robert Rock, England 33-34s


The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 SP Page 3 NLDS PREVIEW: CARDINALS VS. DODGERSSCHEDULE (All games on FS1 or MLB Network, x-if necessary) Today: at Los Angeles (6:37 p.m.); Saturday: at Los Angeles, 9:37 p.m. Monday: at St. Louis, TBD x-Tuesday: at St. Louis, TBD x-Thursday: at Los Angeles, TBD PROJECTED LINEUPS Cardinals: 3B Matt Carpenter (.272, 8 HR 59 RBIs), CF Jon Jay (.303, 3, 46), LF Matt Holliday (.272, 20, 90), SS Jhonny Peralta (.263, 21, 75), 1B Matt Adams (.288, 15, 68), C Yadier Molina (.282, 7, 38), 2B Kolten Wong (.249, 12, 41, 20 SBs), RF Randal Grichuk (.245, 3, 8). Dodgers: 2B Dee Gordon (.289, 2, 31, MLB-leading 64 stolen bases), CF Yasiel Puig (.296, 16, 69), 1B Adrian Gonzalez (.276, 27, MLB-leading 116), RF Matt Kemp (.287, 25, 89), LF Carl Crawford (.300, 8, 46), SS Hanley Ramirez (.83, 13, 71), 3B Juan Uribe (.311, 9, 54), C A.J. Ellis (.191, 3, 25). PROJECTED ROTATIONS Cardinals: RH Adam Wainwright (20-9, 2.38, 3 shutouts, 5 complete games), RH Lance Lynn (15-10, 2.74), RH John Lackey (14-10, 3.82 with Red Sox, Cardinals), RH Shelby Miller (10-9, 3.74). Dodgers: LH Clayton Kershaw (21-3, major league-best 1.77 ERA), RH Zack Greinke (17-8, 2.71), LH Hyun-Jin Ryu (14-7, 3.38), RH Dan Haren (13-11, 4.02). RELIEVERS Cardinals: RH Trevor Rosenthal (2-6, 3.20, 45/51 saves), RH Pat Neshek (7-2, 1.87, 6 saves), RH Seth Maness (6-4, 2.91, 3 saves) LH Sam Freeman (2-0, 2.61), RH Carlos Martinez (2-4, 4.03, 1 save), LH Randy Choate (2-2, 4.50), RH Michael Wacha (5-6, 3.20). Dodgers: RH Kenley Jansen (2-3, 2.76, 44/49 saves), RH Brandon League (2-3, 2.57), LH Paco Rodri guez (1-0, 3.86), LH J.P. Howell (3-3, 2.39), RH Jamey Wright (5-4, 4.35). MATCHUPS A rematch of last years league championship series won by the Cardinals in six games behind NLCS MVP Wacha, who beat Kershaw twice. This will be the teams fifth meeting in postseason, and third in the last six years. Cardinals are 3-1 ... The Dodgers took three of four in Los Angeles in June, and the Cardi nals took two of three in St. Louis in July. ... The Dodgers outscored the Cardinals 17-4 in four home games, while each of the three games in St. Louis were decided by two runs or less. ... The Dodgers are a healthier team heading into the playoffs compared to last year, when they were missing Kemp, Andre Ethier was slowed by a bad ankle and Ramirez broke a left rib after getting hit by a pitch in Game 1 of the NLCS and wasnt the same for the remaining games. ... Kershaw is favorite to win third Cy Young and dominated in winning both starts against St. Louis this season, allowing three runs and striking out 21 in 14 innings. ... Carpenter is 3 for 6 against Kershaw this sesaon, 9 for 35 (.257) with 10 BBs and 10 Ks overall. ... Peter Bourjos is the only Cardinals player to homer off Kershaw this year. ... Ethier has most success against Wainwright for Dodgers. Hes 10 for 39 (.256) with three homers and seven RBIs. WATCH LIST Ryus shoulder: The Dodgers left-hander will make his first start in Game 3 since leaving an outing on Sept. 12 with shoulder irritation. He missed nearly a month earlier in the season with the same problem. In his first game back on May 21 against the Mets, Ryu pitched six innings and allowed two earned runs while striking out nine Hot hitters: With four days off before Game 1, the Dodgers might wonder whether their hot-hitting lineup can stay that way. Kemp has been tearing it up since the All-Star break after starting the season slowly. Gonzalez also struggled early, but has been a consistent run producer since the break. Deep outfield: Grichuk was consid ered an afterthought in an offseason trade for outfielder Bourjos that sent 2011 postseason star David Freese to the Angels. The rookie has done well enough in his second stint to earn at least a platoon role with fellow rookie Oscar Taveras, considered the teams top prospect. Jay was supposed to be the fourth outfielder and got a one-year deal, a wakeup call thats prompted his strongest overall season. Hes stepped up particularly on defense. Associated Press NLDS PREVIEW: GIANTS VS. NATIONALSSCHEDULE (All games on FS1 or MLB Network, x-if necessary) Today: at Washington, 3:07 p.m. Saturday: at Washington, 5:37 p.m. Monday: at San Francisco, TBD x-Tuesday: at San Francisco, TBD x-Thursday: at Washington, TBD PROJECTED LINEUPS Giants: CF Gregor Blanco (.260, 5 HRs, 38 RBIs), 2B Joe Panik (.305, 1, 18), C Buster Posey (.311, 22, 89), 3B Pablo Sandoval (.279, 16, 73), RF Hunter Pence (.277, 20, 74), 1B Brandon Belt (.243, 12, 27), LF Travis Ishikawa (.252, 3, 18 with Pirates and Giants) or Michael Morse (.279, 16, 61), SS Brandon Crawford (.246, 10, 69). Nationals: CF Denard Span (.302, 5, 37, 31 SBs, 39 2Bs, tied for NL lead with 184 hits), 3B Anthony Rendon (.287, 21, 83, 39 2Bs, NL-high 111 runs), RF Jayson Werth (.292, 16, 82), 1B Adam LaRoche (.259, 26, 92), SS Ian Desmond (.255, 24, 91), LF Bryce Harper (.273, 13, 32), C Wilson Ramos (.267, 11, 47), 2B Asdrubal Cabrera (.241, 14, 61 with Indians and Nationals). PROJECTED ROTATIONS Giants: RH Jake Peavy (7-13, 3.73 ERA with San Francisco and Boston), RH Tim Hudson (9-13, 3.57), LH Madison Bumgarner (18-10, 2.98, 219 Ks), RH Ryan Vogelsong (8-13, 4.00). Nationals: RH Stephen Strasburg (14-11, 3.14, 215 IP, tied for NL lead with 242 Ks), RH Jordan Zimmer mann (14-5, 2.66, 199 2-3 IP), RH Doug Fister (16-6, 2.41), LH Gio Gonzalez (10-10, 3.57). RELIEVERS Giants: RH Santiago Casilla (3-3, 1.70, 19/23 saves), RH Sergio Romo (6-4, 3.72, 23/28 saves), LH Jeremy Affeldt (4-2, 2.28), LH Javier Lopez (1-1, 3.11), RH Jean Machi (7-1, 2.58, 2 saves), RH Tim Lincecum (12-9, 4.74, 1 save), RH Yusmeiro Petit (5-5, 3.69). Nationals: RH Drew Storen (2-1, 1.12, 11/14 saves), RH Tyler Clippard (7-4, 2.18, 1 save, 82 Ks, 70 1-3 IP), LH Matt Thornton (1-3, 1.75, 0/4 saves with Yankees and Nationals), RH Tanner Roark (15-10, 2.85, 31 starts), RH Craig Stammen (4-5, 3.84), RH Aaron Barrett (3-0, 2.66), LH Ross Detwiler (2-3, 4.00, 1 save), LH Jerry Blevins (2-3, 4.87, held lefties to .160 batting average), RH Rafael Soriano (4-1, 3.19, 32/39 saves; 0.97, 22/24 saves before All-Star break). MATCHUPS These franchises have never met in the postseason, although the New York Giants did play the old Wash ington Senators in the 1924 and World Series, with the Giants losing the first and winning the second. ... The Nationals won five of the seven meetings this season, taking three of four in San Francisco in June and two of three at home in August. ... In the finale of the season series, Strasburg left in the fourth after allowing five earned runs, but Washington won 14-6, erasing a 6-3 deficit with 14 hits off Giants relievers. ... While the Nationals finished strong, the Giants went only 41-40 in the second half, 13-12 in September. ... Giants manager Bruce Bochy has won two World Series titles; Washington rookie skipper Matt Williams, a four-time All-Star while playing for San Francisco from 1987-96, has never managed in the playoffs. WATCH LIST Playoff tested: The Giants have won eight straight postseason games dating to their 2012 World Series run and have been at their best in October under Bochy. They have won seven consecutive elimination games in the postseason after beating Pittsburgh and dont get overwhelmed by the pressure. Potent panda: Sandoval has keyed San Franciscos postseason success during the past two trips. He has an 11-game postseason hitting streak and is batting .421 with six homers and 13 RBIs in his last 14 postseason games. That includes his threehomer game in the 2012 World Series opener against Detroit. Strasburgs debut: Finally, the moment baseball fans all over not to mention Strasburg himself have been waiting for: The No. 1 pick in the 2009 amateur draft, the guy with the electric stuff, the 6-foot-4 right-hander who struck out 14 in his first major league start, will show what he can do in the postseason spotlight. The Nationals shut down Strasburg in September 2012 to protect his surgically repaired pitching elbow, a decision hotly debated as the club exited quickly from the playoffs. Associated Press MLB NOTEBOOKOaklands Beane defends dealsOAKLAND, Calif. Billy Beane not only didnt apologize Wednesday for the Yoenis Cespedes-Jon Lester trade that ultimately blew up in a one-game wild-card loss, he also insisted the As wouldnt have made the playoffs if he hadnt made the deal. Deant in the wake of heavy criticism of his midseason moves that many believe under mined the As clubhouse chemistry and in the end, didnt work the As general manager held steadfast and said hed do it over again. Simply put, if we dont have Jon Lester, I dont think we make the playoffs, he said. We made it on the last day, and if we dont make that exchange, I dont believe we make it. The As went 16-30 down the stretch after spending most of the rst half of the season with baseballs best record. But Beane intimated that any talk of the Cespedes trade wrecking team chemistry and ultimately leading to the late-season struggles is pointless. I would rather have production, he said. I think production ultimately creates chemistry. Beane maintained he saw trouble coming while things were going good. When we traded for (Jeff) Samardzija and (Jason) Hammel, I think one of the rst questions was, Why would you trade for two pitchers, youre rst in the league in ERA? he said. We werent going to stay there. We knew it. Our job is to try and correct things before they become a problem, and some of the problems that we had we could see coming. Carl Steward, The Oakland Tribune Strasburg gets Game 1 start: Stephen Strasburgs postseason debut will come in Game 1 of the NL Division Series today when he takes the mound at home for the Nationals against the San Francisco Giants. The announcement by Washington manager Matt Williams on was no surprise: Strasburg was the teams opening-day starter and hes been much better at home than away. In 18 starts at Nationals Park this season, Strasburg went 9-3 with a 2.56 ERA. In 16 road starts, he was 5-8 with a 3.82 ERA. Still, one of the right-handers worst showings came at home against San Francisco. On Aug. 24, the last time the teams met, Strasburg left after only four innings, having allowed five runs. D-Backs to interview As bench coach: The Arizona Diamondbacks said they have received permission to interview Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale for the teams vacant manager position. Hale is a former manager of the Diamondbacks Triple-A affiliate in Tucson and was on the big league coaching staff, either as infield coach or third base coach, for Arizona for three seasons. He just completed his third season as Oakland manager Bob Melvins bench coach. Before that, he was third base coach for the New York Mets for two seasons. Around the league: The New York Mets said they will replace hitting coach Lamar Johnson and assistant hitting coach Luis Natera. They have been offered jobs in the Mets minor league system, New York said. Johnson became hitting coach when Dave Hudgens was fired on May 26, and Natera filled the new position of assistant on March 24. In player news, catcher Travis dAr naud had a bone chip removed from his right elbow Tuesday. Rehabilitation time is estimated at sixto-eight weeks. Right-hander Jenrry Mejia had sports hernia surgery, a procedure with a three-week rehab. ... The Texas Rangers received righthander Alfredo Figaro on a waiver claim from Milwaukee. To make room for Figaro on its roster, Texas designated right-hander Wilmer Font for assignment. The Giants rout of the Pirates drew the highest television rating in the brief history of baseballs wild-card games. San Franciscos 8-0 win Wednesday on ESPN averaged a 3.6 rating despite the lopsided score. The nearly 5.6 million viewers are up 19 percent from the 4.7 million for last years AL wild-card game on the same day, Tampa Bays 4-0 win over Cleveland. Associated PressFROM WIRE REPORTSStrasburg gets Game 1 start BALTIMORE The way Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles are hitting this season, it may not matter much who pitches for the other guys. Cruz and J.J. Hardy homered, and the Orioles hammered out 12 hits in defeating Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers 12-3 Thursday in the opener of their AL Division Series. Rookie Jonathan Schoop had two hits and two RBIs for the Orioles, who turned a close game into a rout with an eight-run eighth inning against Scherzer and three ineffective relievers. The 12 runs set a postseason record for Baltimore, making its second playoff appearance since 1997. Game 2 of the bestof-ve series is today at Camden Yards. Justin Verlander, the second of three straight Cy Young winners the Orioles will face, is set to go against left-hander Wei-Yin Chen. Cruz led the majors with 40 homers during the regular season, a good portion of Baltimores big league-best 211 long balls. His rst-inning drive off Scherzer put the Orioles up 2-0 before Detroits Victor Martinez and J.D. Martinez connected off winner Chris Tillman in the second to tie it. But Baltimore had too much repower for the Tigers. Hardy homered leading off the seventh for a 4-2 lead, and Cruz added his third RBI with a single during a wild eighth inning keyed by a Detroit error that kept the boister ous, orange-clad crowd of 47,842 on its feet. Tillman (1-0) allowed two runs in ve innings before Andrew Miller got ve outs three by strikeout. Darren ODay gave up an eighth-inning homer to Miguel Cabrera, but the drive followed a double play. Baltimore manager Buck Showalter then called upon closer Zach Britton, who had 37 saves during the regular season. Britton got the last out in the eighth, and by the time the ninth inning rolled around, he wasnt needed anymore. Miller had a 1.35 ERA in 23 games with Baltimore, ODay nished at 1.70 and Britton closed at 1.65. Thats one big reason why the AL East-champion Orioles were 80-4 when leading after eight innings. Meanwhile, Detroits revamped bullpen has looked shaky although it was shortstop Andrew Romines error that got the big eighth inning going. Pitching against Baltimore for the rst time since 2013, Scherzer allowed ve runs and seven hits in 713 innings. The right-hander was 18-5 during the regular season, but in this one he was burned by the long ball and outpitched by the Orioles. Although he had a 5.56 ERA in the rst inning during the regular season, Tillman began his initial foray into the playoffs by striking out the side on 14 pitches. Cruz hit an opposite-eld drive to right in the bottom half after Nick Markakis hit a leadoff single. It was his 15th career postseason home run, tied with Babe Ruth for 10th place on the career list. MLB PLAYOFFS: Baltimore 12, Detroit 3AP PHOTOBaltimores Nelson Cruz gestures after his two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers during Game 1 of an AL Division Series on Thursday in Baltimore. Os open with a bangBaltimore blasts Detroit behind big eighth inning By DAVID GINSBURGASSOCIATED PRESS TO OUR READERSThursday nights game between the Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Angels was not complete in time for this edition.


Page 4 SP The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 MIAMI Jameis Winston avoided criminal charges after a woman said he sexually assaulted her. But the Florida State quarterback cant seem to move on from the case as a possible civil lawsuit and potential punishment from the university looms ahead. The bottom line: its not over. Legal experts say the woman has four years from the December 2012 encounter to le a lawsuit against Winston, the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner and current leader of the top-ranked and defending national champion Seminoles. The case could also be settled out of court. That could mean that shell seek a chunk of the millions of dollars he could command in a future NFL contract. Winston has made no decision about his timing on the draft, but could decide to declare next year. Im not sure that she will ever lose her leverage until the statute of limitations runs out, said David S. Weinstein, a former federal prosecutor now in private practice in Miami. One of the womans attorneys, Baine P. Kerr, said in an email that there are no ongoing settlement discussions at this time with Winston and that he couldnt comment at this time about a lawsuit for sexual battery. Attorney David Cornwell, who is acting as a legal adviser to the Winston family, said in an email Thursday that he fully expects a lawsuit, characterizing it as a shakedown of a 20-yearold student by the woman and her attorneys. Jameis had consensual sex with the woman, Cornwell said. There will be no settlement. Michigan AD suggests Hoke safe for now: Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon said he prefers to wait until the end of the season before evaluating his coaches, suggesting Brady Hoke is safe for now at the helm of the schools storied football program. Brandon and Hoke have both received criticism for the handling of injured quarterback Shane Morris in last weekends loss to Minnesota and thats not the only issue facing the athletic director following a rough September. Michigan is 2-3 and showing little progress in Hokes fourth season as coach. Attendance at Michigan Stadium has dipped and there was even a student protest this week calling for Brandon to be fired. Hoke has been criticized for not immediately sitting Morris for the rest of the game after the sophomore took a hard hit in the fourth quarter of Saturdays 30-14 loss to Minnesota. Hoke said Monday he didnt see the hit on Morris, and that as far as he knew, that quarterback still hadnt been diagnosed with a concussion. Brandon released a statement about 12 hours later saying Morris had in fact been diagnosed with a probable concussion as of Sunday. Kentucky players charged with disorderly conduct: Kentucky freshmen Stanley Boom Williams, Dorian Baker, Drew Barker and Tymere Dubose have been charged with disor derly conduct for their involvement with air pistol shots being fired near a residence hall on the South campus Sunday night. The four have an Oct. 28 appearance in Fayette District Court in Lexington. The class B misdemeanor could result in up to 90 days in jail. The charges come three days after Kentucky coach Mark Stoops suspended the players for Saturday nights Southeastern Conference game against South Carolina for violating team rules. The four could face additional internal discipline for their parts in the incident.Lawsuit likely against Winston COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTEBOOKMichigan AD hints Hoke safe for nowBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS has slowly gained steam, putting up 166 yards last week, but is still ranked No. 103 in the country. Senior Rashad Greenes 543 receiving yards ranks No. 5 in FBS, but no one else on the roster has more than 200 receiving yards. Heisman-winning quarterback Jameis Winston had 10 inter ceptions in 12 games last year, but has four already. He missed one game due to a suspension. No team is invincible, Wake Forest defensive lineman Zach Allen said. I feel like everybodys beatable. It all comes down to one or two plays a game. Florida States an explosive team. We stop the big plays, the game will be closer than most people think. The Seminoles defense has had its issues, also. Florida State has allowed 25.3 points per game, and 29.7 against FBS teams, to rank No. 66 in the country. Last week they missed more than 30 tackles, which Fisher said was the most since hes been in Tallahassee. FSU led the nation and set a school record with 26 interceptions in 2013, but have just one thus far. Those opportunities should be there against Demon Deacons freshman quarterback John Wolford, who has thrown 10 interceptions and six touchdowns. We respect them as a defense, Wake Forest receiver E.J. Scott said. They denitely have some good players but ... we watched the N.C. State tape ... and we saw what happened out there. Theres big plays happening all over the place. We look at that and just try to know well have a chance to make big plays as well. Things havent come easy, but Fisher said theres a positive side to that. The 2013 team may have been dominant in all three phases, but the 2014 version has carved a different identity. Great competitors. Dont inch. Like the moment, Fisher said. Were not going away. Were not going to go away. Receiver Jesus Bobo Wilson echoed those sentiments and said, We know were going to win. Thats what I like about our team. Fisher hopes the development of Wilson and young players on both sides of the ball will help eliminate the wild swings in production. First-year Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson knows the enormity of the challenge his team faces, even if the Seminoles have looked vulnerable for prolonged stretches. The Demon Deacons only have seven senior starters and are the only FBS team starting freshmen at both quarterback and center. Theyve been held to negative yards rushing in three of ve games and the program has lost nine consecutive games to Top 25 teams.FSUFROM PAGE 1 HOUSTON Brandon Alexander forced a game-saving fumble with 24 seconds left, and Justin Holman threw two touchdown passes to help UCF beat Houston 17-12 on Thursday night in the American Athletic opener for both teams. Alexander hit Houston quarterback Greg Ward Jr.s arm as he dived and stretched for the endzone pylon at the end of a 19-yard run, jarring the ball loose for a touchback. The ofcials call was conrmed by video review. The quarterback broke and I just knew his intent was not to pass, it was to run, Alexander said. So, he just dove. When he dove, I dove. Everything happens for a reason. I just laid on the ground real quick. Alexander also had nine tackles and an interception. Last year at home against Houston, Alexander broke up a fourth-down pass in the end zone to help the Knights hold off the Cougars.Any wins a good win, UCF coach George OLeary said. Its a good rst conference game. ... Houstons a good offense. I thought, except for a couple series, the back end played very well today and tackled well.Holman was 6 of 18 for 101 yards and ran for 32 yards on nine carries for the Knights (2-2). Ward was 10 of 17 for 116 yards for Houston (2-3). John OKorn also played quarterback for the Cougars, going 12 of 26 for 98 yards. UCF took a 17-6 lead in the third quarter on Holmans 52-yard touchdown pass to Breshad Perriman, and Shawn Moftts 42-yard eld goal. Houston cut it to 1712 in the fourth on Kyle Bullards 51and 49-yard eld goals. UCF 17, HOUSTON 12UCF 0 7 10 0 17 Houston 3 3 0 6 12 First Quarter HouFG Bullard 39, 9:50. Second Quarter UCFJ.Williams 6 pass from Holman (Mof tt kick), 9:27. HouFG Bullard 42, 1:58. Third Quarter UCFPerriman 52 pass from Holman (Mott kick), 10:27. UCFFG Mott 42, 8:25. Fourth Quarter HouFG Bullard 51, 11:06. HouFG Bullard 49, 4:46. UCF Hou First downs 10 20 Rushes-yards 37-127 33-117 Passing 101 214 Comp-Att-Int 6-18-0 22-43-2 Return Yards 15 20 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-1 Penalties-Yards 10-90 11-99 Time of Possession 27:43 32:17 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGUCF, Stanback 14-44, D.Wil son 7-36, Holman 9-32, J.Williams 1-8, Hall 2-6, Patti 1-3, Reese 1-0, Team 1-(minus 1), Thompson 1-(minus 1). Houston, R.Jackson 6-53, Farrow 11-50, Ward Jr. 9-9, Webb 1-7. PASSINGUCF, Holman 6-18-0-101. Houston, OKorn 12-26-2-98, Ward Jr. 10-17-0-116. RECEIVINGUCF, Perriman 1-52, Reese 1-17, Hall 1-11, Worton 1-9, Akins 1-6, J.Williams 1-6. Houston, Ayers 7-90, Ambles 3-26, Greenberry 3-26, Spencer 3-13, R.Jackson 3-12, Ward Jr. 1-36, Dunbar 1-7, Webb 1-4. COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Central Florida 17, Houston 12AP PHOTOHouston wide receiver Demarcus Ayers gains 43 yards on a play during the Thursdays game in Houston. Ayers had seven catches for 90 yards against the Central Florida defense, but the Knights used a big third quarter to win 17-12.Off to a good startCentral Florida beats Houston on the road in AAC opener BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NFL NOTEBOOKWilson admits to beating people upRENTON, Wash. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson earned a new title Thursday Senior Editor for The Players Tribune, a justlaunched website founded by retired baseball superstar Derek Jeter. And in his rst article, published Thursday morning, Wilson made a revelation that caught even teammates off-guard. I used to beat people up, Wilson wrote. Truthfully, I used to beat people up a lot. Wilson added that he was saved by my faith when I was 14 years old, and was able to start living for others instead of just myself. The fact he was once a bully was an admission greatly at odds with his current good-guy image. He said that he used to beat people up thats a surprise, cornerback Richard Sherman said. Obviously he said hes turned a different page in that book, but its still pretty interesting to see that. It was an admission Wilson felt was necessary to make clear his stance on domestic violence, an issue that has plagued the NFL in recent weeks. Referees union criticizes NFL: The union representing NFL on-field officials criticized the league for inconsistencies in grading calls, including two high-profile penalties from recent games. In a release, the NFL Referees Association says the NFL has caused confusion for NFL officials as to what the league does and doesnt want called. Draft moving to Chicago in spring: The 2015 NFL draft will be held in Chicago, the league announced. Hours after the Bears posted an announcement on their Twitter account, the NFL confirmed the draft will move to Chicago on April 30-May 2. It will be held Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. The draft was held in Chicago in 1938, 1942-44, 1951, and 1962-64. Palmer has dead nerve in shoulder: A visit to a spine specialist confirmed what already had been diagnosed: Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer has a dead nerve in his throwing shoulder. Palmer visited the specialist and said that there was no structural damage and no need for surgery. So he is back to trying a variety of methods to bring the nerve back to life. Palmer said the doctor told him its a one-in-hundred-thousand case of him falling on the shoulder in just the wrong way to put pressure on the nerve and shut it down. Deckers hamstring still tight: New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker sat out practice with tightness in his leg, leaving his status uncertain for the teams game at San Diego on Sunday. Hopefully, Decker will be all right, coach Rex Ryan said. Im hopeful hell play, but that was just something we felt, that it would be best to not have him practice today. Decker was limited Wednesday, but participated only in individual drills Thursday before sitting out the rest of practice as a precaution. No suspension yet for Cowboys Spillman: involved C.J. Spillman practiced with the Dallas Cowboys a day after his name surfaced in a sexual assault investigation. Not far away, Josh Brent was in a weight room working out on an exercise bike. Americas team is in the midst of an unusual public relations nightmare, with owner Jerry Jones embroiled in a sexual assault lawsuit even as he steadfastly supports Brent, who is back after his arrest two years ago in a drunken-driving crash that killed a teammate. The Cowboys are also standing behind Spillman, with coach Jason Garrett saying the special teams player will remain active because he hasnt been arrested or charged in a police investigation into his role in an alleged assault last month at a suburban Dallas hotel.BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS2015 NFL Draft will be held in ChicagoAP PHOTOGreen Bays Letroy Guion and Mike Daniels sack Minnesota quar terback Christian Ponder during Thursdays game. The game was not complete in time for this edition. COUGARS AT KNIGHTSWHO: BYU (4-0) at UCF (2-2) WHEN: Thursday, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: LaVell Edwards Stadium, Provo, Utah TV: ESPN


The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 SP Page 5 Sports on TVAUTO RACINGNoon FS1 NASCAR, Nationwide Series, prac tice for Kansas Lottery 300, at Kansas City, Kan. 1 p.m. FS1 NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Hollywood Casino 400, at Kansas City, Kan. 4 p.m. ESPN2 NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for Kansas Lottery 300, at Kansas City, Kan. 5:30 p.m. ESPN2 NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Hollywood Casino 400, at Kansas City, Kan. 1 a.m. NBCSN Formula One, qualifying for Jap anese Grand Prix, at SuzukaCANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE10 p.m. ESPN2 Calgary at SaskatchewanCOLLEGE FOOTBALL7 p.m. ESPN Louisville at Syracuse 10:15 p.m. ESPN Utah St. at BYUGOLF8 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, second round, at St. Andrews, Angus, and Kingsbarns, Scotland 11 p.m. TGC LPGA, Reignwood Classic, third round, at BeijingMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL12:07 p.m. TBS Playos, American League Division Series, Game 2, Detroit at Baltimore 3:07 p.m. FS1 Playos, National League Division Series, Game 1, San Francisco at Washing ton 6:37 p.m. FS1 Playos, National League Division Series, Game 1, St. Louis at Los Angeles 9:37 p.m. TBS Playos, American League Division Series, Game 2, Kansas City at L.A. AngelsPREP FOOTBALL7 p.m. ESPN2 Norcross (Ga.) at North Gwinnett (Ga.)SOCCER8 p.m. NBCSN MLS, Kansas City at DC UnitedGlantz-Culver LineMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAY OFFSNational League FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Washington -175 San Francisco +165 at Los Angeles -200 St. Louis +185 American League at Baltimore -115 Detroit +105 at Los Angeles -140 Kansas City +130 Odds to Win Series Washington -175 San Francisco +155 Los Angeles (NL) -190 St. Louis +165NCAA FOOTBALLTonightFAVORITE O T O/U UNDERDOG Louisville 4 1 (47) at Syracuse at Fresno St. +1 3 (57) San Diego St. at BYU 14 20 (51) Utah St.Tomorrowat Georgia 33 33 (55) Vanderbilt at Florida St. 37 38 (55) Wake Forest Miami +1 1 (55) at Ga. Tech at Indiana 13 13 (59) North Texas at Illinois 11 9 (57) Purdue Ohio St. 10 8 (58) at Maryland at East Carolina 34 41 (59) SMU at Cincinnati 6 4 (64) Memphis at Virginia 4 6 (46) Pittsburgh at Cent. Michigan 3 4 (45) Ohio at West Virginia 22 27 (57) Kansas Toledo 10 6 (65) at W. Mich Marshall 17 17 (76) at O. Dominion Virginia Tech 1 2 (60) at N. Carolina at N. Illinois 21 24 (59) Kent St. Wisconsin 9 8 (47) at Nwestern at Miami (Ohio) 4 3 (56) UMass South Alabama 5 3 (48) at App. St. South Carolina 7 4 (56) at Kentucky at Army 2 2 (57) Ball St. at Bowling Green 5 3 (77) Bualo at Akron 21 24 (50) E. Michigan at Kansas St. 12 14 (68) Texas Tech at Rice 6 6 (57) Hawaii at Colorado St. 14 15 (63) Tulsa at La.-Lafayette 17 16 (65) Georgia St. Stanford 2 3 (45) at Notre Dame at Southern Cal 9 12 (67) Arizona St. at Auburn 9 8 (57) LSU Navy 5 4 (56) at Air Force Oklahoma 5 5 (57) at TCUat Tennessee Pk 2 (54) FloridaBaylor 12 15 (58) at Texas at Oklahoma St. 17 17 (65) Iowa St. Alabama 4 6 (52) at Mississippi at Mississippi St. +2 2 (70) Texas A&M at UCLA 12 13 (64) Utah at Louisiana Tech 12 12 (57) UTEP at Middle Tenn. 17 18 (59) So. Miss. Oregon St. 7 6 (58) at Colorado at Washington St. 3 3 (77) California at Texas St. 14 17 (67) Idaho at Rutgers 3 2 (46) Michigan at UTSA 18 17 (54) New Mexico at Arkansas St. 9 12 (51) La.-Monroe at Clemson 13 14 (67) NC State at W. Kentucky 13 9 (72) UAB at Michigan St. 8 7 (59) Nebraska Ga. Southern 16 17 (64) at N. M. St. at San Jose St. 8 10 (57) UNLV Boise St. 1 3 (52) at NevadaNFLSundayFAVORITE O T O/U UNDERDOG at Carolina 2 2 (45) Chicago at Tennessee 2 2 (44) Cleveland at Philadelphia 8 7 (47) St. Louis at N.Y. Giants 3 4 (50) Atlanta at New Orleans 11 10 (48) Tampa Bay at Dallas 4 6 (46) Houston at Detroit 7 7 (44) Bualo at Indianapolis 3 3 (48) Baltimore Pittsburgh 6 6 (47) at Jville at Denver 8 7 (48) Arizona at San Francisco 7 6 (44) Kansas City at San Diego 7 6 (43) N.Y. Jets Cincinnati +2 1 (46) at New EnglandMondaySeattle 8 7 (45) at WashingtonCollege footballThursdays resultsSOUTHFAU (2-3) at FIU (2-3), 7 p.m. Alabama St. (4-1) at Alcorn St. (4-1), 7:30 p.m.SOUTHWESTUCF (1-2) at Houston (2-2), 7 p.m. WEST Arizona (4-0) at Oregon (4-0), 10:30 p.m. Todays gamesEASTLafayette (2-2) at Fordham (4-1), 6:30 p.m. Louisville (4-1) at Syracuse (2-2), 7 p.m.FAR WESTSan Diego St. (2-2) at Fresno St. (2-3), 10 p.m. Utah St. (2-2) at BYU (4-0), 10:15 p.m.Pro footballNFL AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Bualo 2 2 0 .500 79 75 DOLPHINS 2 2 0 .500 96 97 New England 2 2 0 .500 80 90 N.Y. Jets 1 3 0 .250 79 96 South W L T Pct PF PA Houston 3 1 0 .750 87 67 Indianapolis 2 2 0 .500 136 95 Tennessee 1 3 0 .250 60 110 JAGUARS 0 4 0 .000 58 152 North W L T Pct PF PA Cincinnati 3 0 0 1.000 80 33 Baltimore 3 1 0 .750 103 60 Pittsburgh 2 2 0 .500 97 99 Cleveland 1 2 0 .333 74 77 West W L T Pct PF PA San Diego 3 1 0 .750 102 63 Denver 2 1 0 .667 75 67 Kansas City 2 2 0 .500 102 79 Oakland 0 4 0 .000 51 103 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Philadelphia 3 1 0 .750 122 104 Dallas 3 1 0 .750 115 86 N.Y. Giants 2 2 0 .500 103 91 Washington 1 3 0 .250 95 109 South W L T Pct PF PA Atlanta 2 2 0 .500 131 113 Carolina 2 2 0 .500 73 96 New Orleans 1 3 0 .250 95 110 BUCS 1 3 0 .250 72 119 North W L T Pct PF PA Detroit 3 1 0 .750 85 62 Green Bay 2 2 0 .500 92 96 Minnesota 2 2 0 .500 91 84 Chicago 2 2 0 .500 92 100 West W L T Pct PF PA Arizona 3 0 0 1.000 66 45 Seattle 2 1 0 .667 83 66 San Francisco 2 2 0 .500 88 89 St. Louis 1 2 0 .333 56 85 Thursdays result Minnesota at Green Bay, late Sundays games Cleveland at Tennessee, 1 p.m. BUCS at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Houston at Dallas, 1 p.m. Chicago at Carolina, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Atlanta at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. Bualo at Detroit, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at JAGUARS, 1 p.m. Arizona at Denver, 4:05 p.m. Kansas City at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m. N.Y. Jets at San Diego, 4:25 p.m. Cincinnati at New England, 8:30 p.m. Open: DOLPHINS, Oakland Mondays game Seattle at Washington, 8:30 p.m. CFL EAST DIVISION W L T Pts PF PA Hamilton 5 7 0 10 262 272 Montreal 5 8 0 10 245 313 Toronto 4 8 0 8 308 325 Ottawa 1 11 0 2 180 308 WEST DIVISION W L T Pts PF PA Calgary 11 2 0 22 361 239 Edmonton 9 4 0 18 341 252 Saskatchewan 9 4 0 18 296 289 B.C. 7 6 0 14 275 250 Winnipeg 6 7 0 12 304 324 Todays games Winnipeg at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Calgary at Saskatchewan, 10 p.m. Saturdays games Edmonton at Toronto, 4 p.m. B.C. at Hamilton, 7 p.m.TennisATP RAKUTEN JAPAN OPEN At Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo Purse: $1.37 million (WT500) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Milos Raonic (3), Canada, def. Jurgen Mel zer, Austria, 6-4, 6-3. Kei Nishikori (4), Japan, def. Donald Young, United States, 6-4, 7-6 (4). Jeremy Chardy, France, def. Kevin Ander son (7), South Africa, 6-4, 6-4. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, def. Michal Przysiezny, Poland, 6-4, 7-6 (5). CHINA OPEN At The National Tennis Center, Beijing Purse: Men, $3.76 million (WT500); Women, $5.43 million (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Second Round Tomas Berdych (3), Czech Republic, def. Viktor Troicki, Serbia, 6-3, 6-4. Grigor Dimitrov (5), Bulgaria, def. Pablo Andujar, Spain, 6-4, 6-4. Rafael Nadal (2), Spain, def. Peter Gojow czyk, Germany, 6-3, 6-4. Marin Cilic (4), Croatia, def. Joao Sousa, Portugal, 6-3, 6-3. Andy Murray (6), Britain, def. Pablo Cue vas, Uruguay, 6-2, 6-2. Martin Klizan, Slovakia, def. Ernests Gul bis (7), Latvia, 6-2, 3-0, retired. Women Third Round Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Lucie Safarova (13), Czech Republic, 6-1, 1-6, 6-2. Simona Halep (2), Romania, def. Andrea Petkovic (15), Germany, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 7-6 (1). Petra Kvitova (3), Czech Republic, def. Ve nus Williams (16), United States, walkover. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, def. Angelique Kerber (7), Germany, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3. Ana Ivanovic (9), Serbia, def. Sabine Lisic ki, Germany, 6-3, 7-5. Roberta Vinci, Italy, def. Ekaterina Ma karova (12), Russia, 6-1, 0-6, 7-5. Samantha Stosur, Australia, def. Alize Cor net, France, 6-4, 6-2.HockeyNHL PRESEASON EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Toronto 7 4 2 1 9 21 18 LIGHTNING 5 4 1 0 8 18 7 Montreal 5 4 1 0 8 12 9 Detroit 6 3 2 1 7 10 10 Bualo 5 2 2 1 5 14 11 Boston 5 2 2 1 5 14 14 Ottawa 5 2 2 1 5 12 13 PANTHERS 5 0 3 2 2 9 18 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Columbus 7 6 1 0 12 25 15 N.Y. Islanders 6 4 1 1 9 17 15 Washington 7 4 3 0 8 16 19 Philadelphia 8 3 3 2 8 21 25 New Jersey 5 3 1 1 7 12 13 Pittsburgh 6 3 3 0 6 9 11 N.Y. Rangers 4 2 2 0 4 16 13 Carolina 5 1 4 0 2 11 17 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 6 4 2 0 8 21 23 Nashville 5 3 2 0 6 9 9 Minnesota 4 2 1 1 5 11 9 Chicago 5 2 3 0 4 11 11 Winnipeg 5 2 3 0 4 10 12 St. Louis 5 1 3 1 3 15 18 Colorado 6 0 5 1 1 7 19 Pacic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Arizona 7 4 1 2 10 23 18 Los Angeles 5 4 0 1 9 20 14 Edmonton 6 4 2 0 8 12 12 Calgary 7 4 3 0 8 11 13 Vancouver 5 3 2 0 6 14 12 San Jose 5 2 2 1 5 12 13 Anaheim 6 2 3 1 5 15 17 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Wednesdays results Bualo 6, Washington 1 Columbus 6, Carolina 3 Pittsburgh 2, Detroit 0 Montreal 3, Chicago 1 Edmonton 3, Arizona 2 Thursdays results Washington 3, Philadelphia 2, SO New Jersey 2, N.Y. Islanders 1, SO LIGHTNING 3, PANTHERS 0 St. Louis 4, Minnesota 1 Winnipeg at Calgary, late Vancouver at Edmonton, late Los Angeles vs. Colorado at Colorado Springs, CO, late Todays games Bualo at Carolina, 7 p.m. Chicago at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Montreal at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Boston vs. N.Y. Islanders at Bridgeport, CT, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at Arizona, 10 p.m. Saturdays games Detroit at Boston, 5:30 p.m. Ottawa at Montreal, 7 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m. PANTHERS at LIGHTNING, 7 p.m. Nashville at Columbus, 7 p.m. St. Louis at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Calgary at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. San Jose at Anaheim, 10 p.m. Edmonton at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Colorado vs. Los Angeles at Las Vegas, NV, 10 p.m.SoccerMLS EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA D.C. 15 9 6 51 46 34 New England 14 13 3 45 44 42 Sporting Kansas City 13 11 6 45 45 37 Columbus 11 9 10 43 43 36 New York 10 9 11 41 48 46 Toronto FC 11 11 7 40 42 45 Philadelphia 9 10 11 38 45 44 Houston 10 13 6 36 35 50 Chicago 5 8 16 31 37 45 Montreal 6 18 6 24 34 54 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA x-Seattle 18 9 3 57 57 46 x-Los Angeles 16 5 9 57 63 31 Real Salt Lake 13 7 10 49 50 38 FC Dallas 14 10 6 48 52 40 Vancouver 9 8 13 40 38 40 Portland 9 9 12 39 54 51 Colorado 8 14 8 32 41 54 San Jose 6 12 11 29 34 42 Chivas USA 6 18 6 24 25 58 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playo berth Thursdays result Chicago at Philadelphia, late Todays game Sporting Kansas City at D.C. United, 8 p.m. Saturdays games Houston at New York, 6 p.m. FC Dallas at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Columbus at New England, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Portland at San Jose, 11 p.m. Sundays games Seattle FC at Colorado, 3 p.m. Montreal at Chicago, 5 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Chivas USA, 7 p.m.TransactionsBASEBALLAmerican League BOSTON RED SOX Signed a two-year extension of their player development con tract with Lowell (NYP) through the 2016 season. TEXAS RANGERS Claimed RHP Alfre do Figaro o waivers from Milwaukee. Des ignated RHP Wilmer Font for assignment. National League NEW YORK METS Announced hitting coach Lamar Johnson and assistant hitting coach Luis Natera will not return to their positions in 2015 and have been oered positions within the minor league sys tem. Announced the resignation of major league strength and conditioning coach Jim Malone. Announced strength and conditioning consultant Mike Barwis will oversee all major league and minor league strength and conditioning. Frontier League WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS Re leased OF Daniel Aldrich, C Michael Allen, C Mike McGuckin, 1B Davidson Peguero, LHP Hein Robb and OF Deaun Williams.FOOTBALLNational Football League CHICAGO BEARS Signed G Conor Boeli and WR Rashad Ross to the practice squad. Terminated the practice squad con tract of CB Jordan Sullen. GREEN BAY PACKERS Signed DT Lu ther Robinson from the practice squad MINNESOTA VIKINGS Signed QB Chandler Harnish to the practice squad. Released WR Rodney Smith. OAKLAND RAIDERS Placed WR Rod Streater on the injured reserve/return list. Canadian Football League CFL Fined Ottawa DL Kalonji Kashama an undisclosed amount for an illegal and dangerous hit on a quarterback during a Sept. 21 game against Saskatchewan. Fined Saskatchewan DB Macho Harris an undis closed amount for an illegal and dangerous hit and Saskatchewan OL Dominic Picard an undisclosed amount for an illegal peel back block during a Sept. 28 game against Edmonton. Fined BC Lions RB Rolly Lumba la an undisclosed amount for punching an opponent during at Sept. 29 game against Calgary. Arena Football League ORLANDO PREDATORS Agreed to terms with WR Antonio Robinson and DB Arthur Hobbs.HOCKEYNational Hockey League ARIZONA COYOTES Assigned G Louis Domingue, D Andrew Campbell, D Bran don Gormley, F Lucas Lessio, F Tobias Rieder and F Jordan Szwarz to Portland (AHL) and F Max Domi to London (OHL). CAROLINA HURRICANES Placed C Jordan Staal on injured reserve. Assigned F Phil Di Giuseppe, F Brock McGinn, F Carter Sandlak, F Brody Sutter, F Brendan Woods and D Danny Biega to Charlotte (AHL). Waived G Drew MacIntyre, D Michal Jordan and D Rasmus Rissanen. Sent D Haydn Fleury to Red Deer (WHL). CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Assigned F Ryan Hartman to Rockford (AHL). Recalled D Klas Dahlbeck from Rockford. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Assigned F Simon Hjarlmarsson and G Oscar Dansk to Springeld (AHL). Waived F Dana Tyrell. DALLAS STARS Assigned C Travis Morin and G Jussi Rynnas to Texas (AHL). Signed D Brenden Dillon to a one-year contract. DETROIT RED WINGS Assigned F Andreas Athanasiou, F Colin Campbell, F Martin Frk, D Mattias Backman, D Richard Nedomlel and D Ryan Sproul to Grand Rap ids (AHL) and Joe Hicketts to Victoria (WHL). Released F Shane Berschbach, F Alden Hirschfeld and F Mark Zengerle. MINNESOTA WILD Claimed D Nate Prosser o waivers from St. Louis. MONTREAL CANADIENS Assigned F Sven Andrighetto, F Jake Dowell, F Gabriel Dumont, D Davis Drewiske and D Greg Pa teryn to Hamilton (AHL). Agreed to terms with F Drayson Bowman on a one-year contract. OTTAWA SENATORS Signed F Bobby Ryan to a seven-year contract extension. ECHL UTAH GRIZZLIES Signed F Alex Kru shelnyski to a one-year contract.THOROUGHBRED RACINGNEW YORK STATE GAMING COMMIS SION Suspended trainer Doug ONeill 45 days Nov. 3-Dec. 18 and him ned $10,000 by the after one of his hors es tested positive for a banned substance after a race at Belmont Park in June 2013.COLLEGEDELAWARE Named Sarah Maulorico assistant softball coach. OAKLAND Named Chris Meny as sistant athletic director for athletic perfor mance. | SCOREBOARD PREP ROUNDUPLemon Bay swims to sweep of Out-of-Door ENGLEWOOD The Lemon Bay High School swimming and diving teams pulled off a sweep in a home dual meet against Out-of-Door Academy on Thursday. The girls team won 171132 after taking rst place in the rst 10 events. Senior Sophie Cattermole, junior Sarah Frantz, sophomore Abby Shea and freshman Hunter Scott teamed up to win the 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay. Cattermole also won the 200 IM and 500 freestyle, Frantz won the 100 and 200 freestyle, Shea won the 50 freestyle and 100 backstroke, and Scott won the 100 buttery. The Manta Ray boys won 155-127 by taking rst in eight events. Evan Burger won the 50 and 100 freestyle, while Vlad Makarenkov won the 200 and 500 freestyle. The pair also contributed to victories in the 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay.GirlsLEMON BAY 171, OUT-OF-DOOR ACADEMY 132200 medley relay: 1. Lemon Bay (Abby Shea, Sophie Cattermole, Sarah Frantz, Hunter Scott) 1:56.63, 2. Out-of-Door (Joie Eckhard, Kate Patrice, Amber Bond, Imola Csendes) 2:08.97, 3. Out-of-Door (Quinn Birmingham, Jade Bond, Chloe Militzer, Izzy Eichenbaum) 2:22.14; 200 freestyle: 1. Frantz (LB) 2:00.83, 2. Eckhard (ODA) 2:05.63, 3. Reece Whatmore (ODA) 2:19.76; 200 IM: 1. Cattermole (LB) 2:08.87, 2. Militzer (ODA) 2:47.84, 3. Alex Naugle (LB) 2:55.13; 50 freestyle: 1. Shea (LB) 26.28, 2. Patrice (ODA) 26.29, 3. Csendes (ODA) 28.36; Diving: 1. Peri Witters (LB) 191.8, 2. Hannah Meade (LB) 124.9, 3. Haleigh Niles (LB) 105.95; 100 buttery: 1. Scott (LB) 1:05.72, 2. Whatmore (ODA) 1:14.52, 3. Naugle (LB) 1:18.26; 100 freestyle: 1. Frantz (LB) 56.34, 2. Patrice (ODA) 57.59, 3. Scott (LB) 58.21; 500 freestyle: 1. Catter mole (LB) 5:06.10, 2. Bianca Tengerdy (ODA) 6:33.75, 3. Kayla Hleuka (LB) 7:14.51; 200 freestyle relay: 1. Lemon Bay (Shea, Frantz, Scott, Cattermole) 1:46.39, 2. Out-of-Door (Bond, Eichenbaum, Whatmore, Tengerdy) 2:06.68, 3. Lemon Bay (Meade, Botelho, Logue, Hleuka) 2:11.03; 100 backstroke: 1. Shea (LB) 1:06.26, 2. Militzer (ODA) 1:15.46, 3. Birmingham (ODA) 1:25.18; 100 breaststroke: 1. Caroline Diesel (ODA) 1:30.46, 2. Bond (ODA) 1:34.72, 3. Hansen (LB) 1:37.59; 400 freestyle relay: 1. Out-of-Door (Eck hard, Militzer, Csendes, Patrice) 4:12.78, 2. Out-of-Door (Birmingham, Whatmore, Tengerdy, Bond) 4:40.25, 3. Lemon Bay (Me ade, Logue, Botelho, Hansen) 4:58.18.BoysLEMON BAY 155, OUT-OF-DOOR ACADEMY 127200 medley relay: 1. Lemon Bay (Vlad Ma karenkov, Jerey Fazier, Kase Cicchella, Evan Burger) 1:52.13, 2. Out-of-Door (Charles Hayes, Zach Szmania, Matthew Leonard, Laszlo Tengerdy) 1:59.69, 3. Lemon Bay (Nathan Ray, Kyle Frost, Sean OConnell, Chris Szoake) 2:17.71; 200 freestyle: 1. Makarenkov (LB) 2:04.02, 2. Hayes (ODA) 2:12.88, 3. Peter Cornetet (ODA) 2:30.38; 200 IM: 1. Szmania (ODA) 2:20.78, 2. Cic chella (LB) 2:22.77, 3. Robinson (LB) 2:35.89; 50 freestyle: 1. Burger (LB) 24.87, 2. Cic chella (LB) 26.66, 3. Nicholas Romano (ODA) 27.05; Diving: 1. Fazier (LB) 161.65, 2. Kevin Mayes (LB) 148.15, 3. Jon Michael Slowick (LB) 132.35; 100 buttery: 1. Sarsen What more (ODA) 1:08.40, 2. Sean OConnell (LB) 1:14.45; 100 freestyle: 1. Burger (LB) 56.00, 2. Tengerdy (ODA) 59.00, 3. Romano (ODA) 1:00.69; 500 freestyle: 1. Makarenkov (LB) 5:34.81, 2. Hayes (ODA) 6:15.25, 3. OConnell (LB) 6:21.34; 200 freestyle relay: 1. Lemon Bay (Makarenkov, Burger, Fazier, Robinson) 1:44.14, 2. Out-of-Door (Cornetet, Roma no, Thomas Naylor, Whatmore) 1:54.10, 3. Lemon Bay (Mayes, Slowick, Kyle Frost, Edward Chiarappa) 1:58.63; 100 backstroke: 1. Whatmore (ODA) 1:04.46, 2. Robinson (LB) 1:16.83, 3. Cornetet (ODA) 1:25.28; 100 breaststroke: 1. Fazier (LB) 1:11.33, 2. Szma nia (ODA) 1:13.75, 3. Leonard (ODA) 1:19.06; 400 freestyle relay: 1. Out-of-Door (Tengerdy, Szmania, Leonard, Whatmore) 4:06.38, 2. Out-of-Door (Hayes, Romano, Naylor, Cornetet) 4:15.47, 3. Lemon Bay (Robinson, Mayes, OConnell, Ray) 4:20.33. Venice tops Lemon Bay, Port Charlotte in girls golf: The Venice girls golf team won a tri-match against Lemon Bay and Port Charlotte at Mission Valley Country Club in Nokomis. Victoria Cangero shot a 1-over 37 to lead the Indians and earn medalist honors. Teammate Allyson Guthrie shot a 39 for second place, and Venices Celia Lau and Lemon Bays Candice Weese both shot 44 for third. Venice is 37-7 on the season after shooting a team score of 165. Lemon Bay shot a 198 and Port Charlotte shot a 257. Nicole Bifaretti led the Pirates with a 48. All three teams will compete in the Donald Ross Invitational at Sara Bay Country Club on Monday in Sarasota. VENICE 165, LEMON BAY 198, PORT CHARLOTTE 257Venice: Victoria Cangero 37, Allyson Guth rie 39, Celia Lau 44, Andrea Stultz 45. Lemon Bay: Candice Weese 44, Montanna Williamson 49, Marisabel Rodriguez 51, Brittany Sangiovanni 54. Port Charlotte: Nicole Bifaretti 48, Rachel Pinillo 66, Andrianna Suarez 70, Melanie Cabralas 73, Marilisys Nunez 73.Community Christian tops Imagine in boys golf: Zach Cuoto shot a 38 to lead Community Christian to a win against Imagine at Riverwood Golf Club. The Mustangs shot a team score of 203 to beat Imagine by 15 strokes. Spencer Alexander led the Sharks by shooting a 41.COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN 203, IMAGINE 218Community Christian: Zach Couto 38, R.J. Strickland 49, Max Slabbinck 52, Jonathan Joyce 54. Imagine: Spencer Alexander 41, Steven Berhalter 56, Caleb Grimm 59, Chris Piskac 62, David Novac 77.STAFF REPORT | QUICK HITSIOC WILL NOT OPEN BIDDING AFTER OSLO WITHDRAWALLONDON (AP) IOC President Thomas Bach said the Olympic body will not reopen the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Games after Oslos withdrawal left just two cities in the race. Bach told The Associated Press that the International Olympic Committee is sticking to its commitments and we cannot and we do not want to change the regulations in the middle of the race. Oslo pulled out Wednesday after the Norwegian government declined to provide nancial guarantees for the games. Oslo became the fourth city to drop out, leaving Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, as the only two remaining candidates. Bach said this was clearly a political decision taken by a minority coalition government. He said Oslo really missed a huge oppor tunity for sport and the people of Norway. The IOC will select the host city next July.COLLEGE BASKETBALLCalhoun joins ESPN: Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun will join ESPNs college basketball coverage this season. The 72-year-old Calhoun won three national championships at Connecticut in 1999, 2004 and 2011. He retired in 2012 after 26 years with the Huskies. The network said he will appear in the studio, conduct interviews, and call some games. Calhoun will make his debut Nov. 18 for the Champions Classic, the doubleheader featuring Michigan State, Duke, Kansas and Kentucky. Butler mens basketball coach Brandon Miller is taking a leave of absence for medical reasons. Athletic director Barry Collier said in a statement that assistant Chris Holtmann will serve as interim coach until Miller returns. Tennessee forward and Memphis transfer Dominic Woodson has received an NCAA waiver allowing him to play for his new team immediately rather than sitting out a year. Volunteers coach Donnie Tyndall announced Woodsons eligibility as Tennessee prepares to open practice Sunday. Tyndall said Woodson would have to lose weight in order to actually contribute much this season.YOUTH FOOTBALLFootball player death ruled freak accident: In Wading River, N.Y., the death of a 16-year-old varsity high school football player hours after an on-field collision during a game was a freak accident, the schools superintendent said. Steven Cohen, the superintendent of Shoreham-Wading River School District on Long Islands North Shore, offered his sympathies to the family of Tom Cutinella, who played linebacker and guard and was in his junior year. I think it was the result of a typical football play. It was just a freak accident, Cohen said. You know, the game involves contact and it was the result of a freak football play. The athletic director will lead the districts investigation into Cutinellas death, Cohen said, looking at every thing from the type of hit, to what kind of helmets and equipment Cutinella and other players were using. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death, though it appeared Cutinella suffered a head injury, officials said. Tom Cutinella was beloved by everyone who knew him, Cohen said in a statement he read at Thursdays news conference.SOCCERWambach leading charge to keep World Cup on grass: The push to get Canada to stage the Womens World Cup on grass instead of artificial turf is now a legal matter, with American star Abby Wambach and a group of players fully prepared to go forward zealously and aggressively in court to force a change, their lawyer said. The players, who have no plans to boycott next years tournament, allege gender discrimination because the mens World Cup is always staged on grass. A lawsuit was filed Wednesday at the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, naming FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association as defendants. Luis Suarez has been included in Uruguays 22-man squad for two international friendlies this month in Saudi Arabia and Oman. It will be his first selection for Uruguay since biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.HOCKEYInvestor interested in Coyotes: The owners of the Arizona Coyotes are in discussions with a potential new investor to buy a stake in the team. The New York Post reported that IceArizona is in the process of selling a majority stake in the team to Philadelphia hedge fund manager Andrew Barroway. The Dallas Stars signed Brenden Dillon to a one-year contract.AP PHOTOUSAs Maya Moore high ves teammate Lindsay Whalen during an exhibition last month. The U.S. will face France tonight.


Page 6 SP The Sun /Friday, October 3, 2014 ST. PETERSBURG Venice High School jumped to a 22-0 lead after one quarter and coasted to a 57-27 victory in a District 6A-7 contest Thursday night. Venice signaled early that the game would be a rout. After producing a safety that made the score 9-0 in the rst quarter, Noah Montgomery returned the ensuing kick 78 yards for a score. Montgomery was one of six Indians to nd the end zone. If there was any thought that Dixie Hollins secured momentum going into halftime, Venice took just 33 seconds to get its rst score of the second half. Venice freshman Bryce Carpenter continued his strong debut year by rushing for 108 yards and two scores and throwing for 194 yards and two touchdowns. The last guy with that much (poise at quarterback for us) was Trey Burton, Venice coach John Peacock said of Carpenter. Hes a real quiet kid but the team saw what he could do and that he can do it at a really high level. After graduating, Burton went on to play at Florida. Carpenter and fullback Eric Imperante were the only Indians to score more than once. With the victory, the Indians improve to 6-0, 1-0. They return to action on Oct. 10 at home against Sarasota. Game time is 7 p.m. Tampa Bay Times didnt get them prepared tonight. The kids played hard. There were a few highlights. Anthony Stephens nished with 10 carries for 118 yards and two touchdowns, and Brennan Norus added 122 yards and a score for the Pirates (4-2, 0-1 in District 7A-11). But none of those yards meant as much as Moores plunge just before halftime did for Fort Myers (6-0, 1-0). Condence is the main thing for us, said Fort Myers quarterback Dylan DeGroot. That last drive (before halftime), when we put it in there with two seconds left, it felt like we had the world. If not the world at least an early lead in District 7A-11. DeGroot completed 13 of 18 passes for 167 yards and a touchdown. Port Charlotte quarterback Christian Coffelletto completed 11 of 14 passes for 140 yards, including a late 70-yard touchdown strike to Paulsin Heitter. Port Charlotte caught a break early when Moore fumbled the Green Waves fourth play from scrimmage, setting up the Pirates at the Fort Myers 34. It took Port Charlotte two plays to cash in, with Stephens 23-yard run around the right, then Norus 11-yard blast up the middle. Fort Myers answered with a seven-play, 80-yard drive, capped by Felixs 10-yard run to the left pylon. The last ve plays were all 10 yards or longer not representative of recent Port Charlotte defenses. The Green Wave added another score on their next possession a 4-yard run by Moore this time. From there, the Pirates were chasing. They pulled close on long touchdowns by Stephens a 24-yard Wildcat sprint and a 64-yard sweep but they never pulled even.Contact Rob Shore at 941-206-1174 or shore@sun-herald.comFORT MYERS 41, PORT CHARLOTTE 25Port Charlotte 13 6 0 6 25 Fort Myers 14 13 7 7 41 First quarter PC Brennan Norus 11 run (Andres Her nandez kick), 10:02. FM Darrian Felix 10 run (Jake Daugherty kick), 8:38. FM Terrance Moore 4 run (Daugherty kick), 4:39. PC Anthony Stephens 24 run (kick failed), 2:26. Second quarter FM James Brunson 37 pass from Dylan DeGroot (Daughtery kick), 11:46. PC Stephens 63 run (run failed), 7:12. FM Moore 2 run (kick failed), 0:00. Third quarter FM Moore 35 run (Daughtery kick), 8:16. Fourth quarter FM Edwitch Mersier 13 run (Daugherty kick), 10:54. PC Paulsin Heitter 70 pass from Christian Coelletto (run failed), 5:30.PIRATESFROM PAGE 1 PREP SCHEDULETODAY Football Riverdale at Charlotte, 7:30 p.m. DeSoto County at Bayshore, 7:30 p.m. | PREP FOOTBALL SCOREBOARDThursdays scoresAtlantic Community 45, Olympic Heights 0 Bloomingdale 43, Alonso 21 Braden River 49, Sarasota 12 Brandon 53, Middleton 6 Chamberlain 35, Blake 6 Community School of Naples 37, Gateway Charter 13 Countryside 24, Clearwater 14 Crestview 35, Leon 21 Cypress Bay 28, Cooper City 15 Dillard 20, Stranahan 13 Douglas 27, South Plantation 20, OT Durant 37, Strawberry Crest 7 East Lake 52, Seminole 28 Flanagan 36, Everglades 3 Florida Christian 21, St. Andrews 6 Fort Myers 41, Port Charlotte 25 Gulf Breeze 48, Rutherford 26 Hialeah 19, Hialeah Gardens 0 Hillsborough 27, King 0 Ida S. Baker 64, Lehigh 44 Jeerson 28, Leto 2 Jupiter Christian 42, Marco Island 21 Lake Mary 45, Lake Brantley 41 Lakewood 33, Boca Ciega 19 Lennard 41, Robinson 23 Miami Central 49, Homestead 0 Miami Country Day 24, Marathon 0 Miami Ferguson 12, Varela 6 Miami Southridge 26, South Dade 13 Miramar 35, McArthur 0 Monarch 70, Coral Springs 31 Mourning 14, Westland Hialeah 7 Naples 20, Lely 6 Newsome 35, Wharton 7 North Broward 54, Coral Glades 0 North Miami 20, North Miami Beach 16 Nova 34, West Broward 0 Oxbridge Academy 68, Inlet Grove 0 Palmetto Ridge 14, Barron Collier 13 Park Vista Community 19, John I. Leonard 12 Pine Crest 35, Benjamin 7 Pinellas Park 34, St. Petersburg Northeast 6 Plant City 21, East Bay 6 Plant 46, Riverview 16 Plantation American Heritage 45, Miami Jackson 16 Sickles 23, Tampa Freedom 9 South Fork 42, Fort Pierce Westwood 0 South Fort Myers 35, East Lee County 0 St. Petersburg 28, Palm Harbor University 7 St. Thomas Aquinas 70, South Broward 0 Tampa Bay Tech 30, George Steinbrenner 15 Tarpon Springs 31, Gibbs 26 Venice 57, Dixie Hollins 27 West Boca Raton Community 23, Palm Beach Lakes 6 POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS Berkeley Prep 17, Fort Meade 7 susp. Braddock 13, Belen Jesuit 7, susp. to Oct 6. Christopher Columbus Catholic vs. Miami Beach, ppd. to Oct 4. Gulliver Prep 7, Miami Edison 6, susp. to Oct 6. Miami Northwestern 10, Miami Norland 10, susp. to Oct 6.taking leads of seven or more at a time and Lemon Bay slowly chipping away. Beisner collected eight of her match-best 16 kills in Game 2 but team miscues allowed Lemon Bay to hang around as close as 16-13 before succumbing. The Manta Rays had their first lead of the match in the third set at 6-5 but quickly fell behind 15-6 when Beisner, Foley and Kaylee Brannon took control. Lemon Bay made it a 3-point game at 21-19 after Charlotte flubbed a few, but the Tarpons recovered quickly to end all hopes of a Game 4. We were so tired; This was a long week, Lemon Bay coach Stacy DeWolfe said. I knew that yesterday in practice. Next season, only two games a week, we cant do three. The legs, the shoulders, get worn out. Ryan led Lemon Bay with seven kills.SWEEPSFROM PAGE 1 SUN PHOTOS BY JENNIFER BRUNONorth Ports Christian Van Der Veer and Michael Maganpara fake a eld goal attempt to score a touchdown during Thursdays game against Lakewood Ranch at The Preserve in North Port.the North Port offense didnt get the ball back until there were 24.5 seconds left to on the clock. Innello threw three incompletions and an interception on the Bobcats final drive, finishing his first start of the season 14 of 27 passing for 201 yards and two touchdowns, including a 64-yard first-quarter strike to wide receiver Teddy Deas. He also carried the ball eight times for 34 yards. Christian Van Der Veer, who started North Ports rst ve games at quar terback, also appeared in the contest, throwing a 15-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Marquise Faison on a fake eld goal attempt near the end of the rst quarter. As far as running the offense, he looked calm, Detwiler said of Innello. I got to make sure that people understand, Mikey got to play on a dry eld today. So we really dont know what (Christian Van Der Veer) would have brought to the table. But at 1-4 coming into the game, we decided it was time to take a look at what we can do to increase our odds. And I think that was reective. We were in this ballgame. Though the game-winning touchdown was scored in the fourth, the key to Lakewood Ranchs win came in the third quarter. Even though the Bobcats ran 22 plays to the Mustangs four, they couldnt nd the end zone. Running back Matthew Laroche lost a fumble near the goal line on North Ports rst drive of the quarter, and its second drive ended when it couldnt convert on 4th-and-goal from the 2 yard line. The Bobcats likely missed senior Zefen Bruno on both those series. The bruising running back was suspended for Thursdays contest for some violations of team policy, and Detwiler said afterward that Bruno will miss at least one more game. We thought we had to take a chance down there and go for it on that fourth down, Detwiler said. The kids said something about, Lets kick a eld goal. But I didnt think that was a situation where a eld goal would make the difference. I told the kids, In our house, in a district game, youre telling me we cant get two yards? And they said, We can get it, coach. And we fell short on it.LAKEWOOD RANCH 28, NORTH PORT 21Lakewood Ranch 7 7 0 14 28 North Port 14 0 0 7 21 First quarter LR Justin Fischer 2 run (Patrick Atkins kick) 8:14 NP Marquice Faison 15 pass from Chris tian VanDerVeer (Michael Magnapara kick) 45.3 NP Teddy Deas 64 pass from Mike Innel lo (Michael Magnapara kick) 0.0 Second quarter LR Darren Lowery 7 run (Patrick Atkins kick) 5:05 Fourth quarter LR Trevor Losada 48 pass from Chad Rex (Patrick Atkins kick) 9:04 NP Stantley Thomas 18 pass from Mike Innello (Michael Magnapara kick) 5:27 LR Darren Lowery 1 run (Patrick Atkins kick) 32.9BOBCATSFROM PAGE 1North Port High Schools Matthew Laroche carries against Lakewood Ranch on Thursday at The Preserve in North Port. Indians blast Dixie Hollins PREP FOOTBALL: Venice 57, Dixie Hollins 27Venice quickly turns contest into a routWIRE REPORTWe thought we had to take a chance down there and go for it on that fourth down.North Port coach LARRY DETWILER


Leroy Bailey used to be homeless, and now he is again but this time its on purpose. Bailey, 52, who hails from Virginia Beach, Va., became voluntarily homeless June 30 as he set out from his home to walk the perimeter of the United States to raise money to build a homeless shelter in his area. By Sunday, he had made it to Bayshore Live Oak Park in Charlotte Harbor, where he shared the story of his journey. You aint doin nothin eitherBailey has been working with PIN (People In Need) Ministry for about ve years. PIN is a Christian-based nonprot that focuses on serving the homeless. For Bailey, working with the homeless is a personal mission. Thirty years ago, when his foster brother was killed by a drunken driver at age 19, Baileys drinking habits got the better of him as he struggled to deal with the loss, and he became homeless in Buffalo, N.Y., in the process. Between knowing rsthand the struggles homeless people face and trying to help with ongoing unmet needs for the homeless in his area, Bailey became discouraged. I work with the homeless, and I got frustrated with the fact that a lot of people said they would build shelters and theyre not. Bailey, a member of the Church of God based in Cleveland, Tenn., went straight to the top, and shared his frustrations privately with God. The response he got was personal.Walk the lineBy NICOLE NOLESPORT CHARLOTTE HERALD EDITORHERALD PHOTO BY ROBERT NELSONLeroy Bailey walks down Parmely Street in Charlotte Harbor on Sunday on his way back to Bayshore Live Oak Park, where he spent the night before resuming his journey by foot. Bailey is on a 10,465-mile trek that will take him the circumference of the United States all to help raise awareness and funds for a homeless shelter in Virginia Beach, Va. If you would like to donate to his cause, visit man travels the perimeter of US to raise funds for homeless Nicole NolesEDITORS For those of you who enjoyed the open-air shopping experience of Team Parksides farmers market earlier in the spring, youll be happy to know its ready to start up again on Friday, Oct. 17 in the Cultural Center of Charlotte Countys entrance at 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. The market is a partnership between Team Parksides Business Alliance committee and the Cultural Center. Its a great example of how Team Parkside works to create stronger bonds between people and businesses in the heart of Port Charlotte. This is a win-win situation for everyone involved shoppers have access to fresh goods within walking distance, and they in turn support small businesses. The Parkside District has a lot going for it, not only with the gem of Port Charlotte the Cultural Center, but the two hospitals and plenty of businesses surrounding them. Even if people choose not to frequent the Cultural Center, not many people manage to escape using the hospitals from time to time, so everyone in Port Charlotte has a stake in what happens in Parkside. Team Parkside will have a booth at the market, so if youd like to know more about what the group does, have any suggestions about what you would like to see in the Parkside District or would like to volunteer for a committee, stop on by Oct. 17. You can pick up a brochure about Parksides Lakes and Waterways; shop local vendors like kettle corn, produce and organic teas; and enjoy our beautiful weather right in the heart of Port Charlotte. Remember to also mark your calendars for Team Parksides Fall Fest A Salute To Veterans Nov. 8 in the common area behind the Promenades Mall. Pat Garriton and her committee have been working hard to make this a great day of food and entertainment for everyone. Veterans get in free with ID. Hope to see yall there.Farmers market about to return to the Cultural Center Unleash your inner musician at Ace DrumsHERALD PHOTO BY ROBERT NELSONAce Drums owner Ken Giunta oers a wide variety of instruments and lessons for all your musical needs. Ace Drums is located at 2541 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. For more information, call 941-979-5457, or go online to Three years ago, Ace Drums opened as a way to ll the void for local drummers needs. However it is not all just drums at Ace Drums. Inside this deceivingly large shop you will nd new cymbals, drums from the 1950s, guitars and banjos, just to name a few. Owner Ken Giunta has created a music shop to supply students, as well as seasoned musicians, with all the items they need. Giunta makes PORT CHARLOTTEHERALD Friday, October 3, 2014 A weekly section of the Sun Robert NelsonBIZ BITSpcbizbits@yahoo.comBIZ BITS | 3 WALK | 6 50475215 Good Friends, Good Food, Good Times 1975 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda 941-575-7575 Reservations recommended. Mon -Thurs & Sun 11 Fri & Sat 11 W ELCOME B ACK M AKE Y OUR R ESERVATIONS T ODAY rfnfrrtbbrf bbrtrt ntftffbbb rfntb bbrtrt ntftffbbb tfbbbb 50472363 Fawcett Memorial Hospital


Herald Page 2 Friday, October 3, 2014 Email your calendar items to Please follow the format you see in the listings: Event, time, place, address, description, cost and contact information. FRIDAY, OCT. 3Cruisin Eddie, keyboard with vocals oldies live music, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Midtown Cafe, Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Bingo, 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., Centennial Hall, Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Mahjong, 1 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. SATURDAY, OCT. 4Bingo, 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., Centennial Hall, Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Pinochle, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Parkside Parish, 6 p.m., MacDonald Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 2230 Harriet St., Port Charlotte. First Presbyterian Church is hosting a free dinner each Saturday night with food and music. Call 941-625-5045. SUNDAY, OCT. 5Pancake breakfast fundraiser, 7:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Parish Center, 21505 Augusta Ave., Port Charlotte. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council No. 5399. Breakfast will include all the pancakes you can eat including chocolate chip pancakes, scrambled eggs, sliced ham cut right in front of you, home fries, coffee or tea, juice and yogurt. Cost is $6 for adults; kids under 9 years old eat free. Public is invited. Money collected helps the residents of Charlotte County. Chess, 11 a.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Lunch in the Midtown Cafe, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. MONDAY, OCT. 6Organ and piano group, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Independent Living class, 10 a.m., Visually Impaired Persons of Charlotte County, 3459 Depew Ave., Port Charlotte. Classes are free, but registration is required by calling 941-625-8501. Fun with music, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Pinochle, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. TUESDAY, OCT. 7NAMI (National Association Mental Illness) organization meeting, 6:30 p.m., Charlotte Behavorial Health Care, 1700 Education Ave., Punta Gorda. Discussion meeting to reorganize the local chapter of NAMI and recruit volunteers. Call Mike at 941-204-4212 or Karen at 941-456-3100. Dulcimer group, 9:30 a.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Mahjong, 11:30 a.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Duplicate bridge and chess, 1 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Pinochle, 6 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8Woodcarvers, stamp corner and community outreach, 9 a.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Contract bridge, noon, Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Cribbage, 12:45 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Scrabble, 1 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Karaoke, 2 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Double deck pinochle, 5:30 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Square dancing, 7 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. THURSDAY, OCT. 9Bella Ragazze Project, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., a special interest 4-H project for girls of middle school age. In Italian, Bella Ragazze means beautiful girls. Participants in this program will learn how to put their best foot forward in expressing and presenting themselves. The program is scheduled for the following dates: Oct. 9, Oct. 30, Nov. 13 and Nov. 24. Cost for the four classes is $15. Partnership program with DeSoto County 4-H. To register, contact pam. Charlotte Harbor Singles for Sail weekly social, 7 p.m., Portonos Restaurant, 23241 Bayshore Road, Port Charlotte. Charlotte Harbor Singles for Sail is a sailing club for singles who enjoy sailing or would like to learn. For more information, contact Commodore Terry Reiss at 941-661-5128. FRIDAY, OCT. 10Cruisin Eddie, keyboard with vocals oldies live music, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Midtown Cafe, Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Bingo, 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., Centennial Hall, Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Mahjong, 1 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. SATURDAY, OCT. 11Bluegrass Slo-jam session, 10:30 a.m., gazebo to the right of the theater entrance, Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte. The Slo-jams are limited to musicians playing bluegrass instruments (guitar, fiddle, dobro, mandolin, five string banjo, and acoustic bass). Hosted by the Southwest Florida Bluegrass Association. There is no charge to participate in the Slo-jam. For more information, visit www.theculturalcenter. com or call 941-625-4175 ext. 221. Bluegrass show, 1 p.m., Cultural Center Theater, 2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte. Hosted by The Southwest Florida Bluegrass Association. Cost, $10, $5 for members. Memberships are $15 per year for each person over 18. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information, visit www. or call 941-6254175 ext. 221. Bingo, 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., Centennial Hall, Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Pinochle, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Parkside Parish, 6 p.m., MacDonald Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 2230 Harriet St., Port Charlotte. First Presbyterian Church, in partnership with Team Parkside, is hosting a free dinner each Saturday night to help neighbors get to know each other. Free food and music. Open to the public. For more information, call 941-625-5045. Fiddler on the Roof Jr., 7 p.m., Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 701 Carmalita Street, Punta Gorda. Proceeds from these two performances will benefit both the Punta Gorda Historical Society Whats Inside RIBBON-CUTTING, SEE PAGE 7 POW/MIA DAY, SEE PAGE 8 GIRLS SOCCER, SEE PAGE 10 CHAMBER EVENT WE REMEMBER SPORTS Derek Dunn-Rankin CEO & Chairman...........941-206-1001 David Dunn-Rankin President/Sun Publisher.941-206-1003 Chris Porter Executive Editor............941-206-1134 Phil Fernandez Charlotte Editor........... 941-206-1168 Nicole Noles PCH Editor, Designer........ 941-258-9529 Email: ADVERTISING Leslee Peth, Advertising Director, PCH Publisher........................941-205-6400 Bob White, Retail Advertising Manager......................................941-258-9521 Patricia Compton, Advertising Account Executive........................941-258-9524 Tanyah Lockett, Advertising Account Executive............................941-258-9526 Darcy Woods, Advertising Account Executive................................941-258-9525Mark Yero, Circulation Director....................................................941-206-1317 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980 206-1000PORT CHARLOTTE HERALD MEMBER of the Audit Bureau of Circulation. 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Friday, October 3, 2014 Herald Page 3 sure that he has instruments as well as accessories like amps, reeds, strings and sticks that students may need for school bands. Looking for lessons? Ace drums can help you. With soundproof rooms, Ace drums can teach you drumming, vocals, guitar, piano and banjo. Classrooms are well-sized, safe, secure and clean. Ace Drums also does repairs on musical equipment as well as makes vintage gear look and sound new. Stop in and see what they have to offer your inner musician. Ace Drums is located at 2541 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. They are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. You can reach them by calling 941-979-5457 or go online to annual Elephant Scramble Oct. 25The Charlotte County Republican Club is having their sixth annual Elephant Scramble at St. Andrews South Golf Club, 1901 Deborah Drive, Punta Gorda. The scramble will be held on Oct 25. The entry fee per person is $60. This fee covers 18 holes of golf, cart, greens fee registration and continental breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m., shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. and luncheon to start around 1 p.m. A number of giveaways are going to be offered as well. There will be chances to win individual and team prizes. Hole sponsorships are available starting at $100 for a single hole as well as a variety of other advertising and recognition programs. For more information, contact Bill Dryburgh at jubilee1980@ or Massesy Loughman at Book Trader accepts and sells used booksCharlotte Square has a lot going on as of late. Construction of the soon to be Walmart has blocked part of the parking lot. The businesses in the plaza are still up and running. The Book Trader has been in the same location for more than 25 years, and the current owner Marian Zanot has owned the readers paradise for the past eight years. The Book Trader mostly has used books, but also carries a good selection of new books. With a wide variety of genres and an inventory of over 15,000 books, you stand a pretty good chance of nding your favorite author. If it is not in stock, Zanot can most likely nd what you want. Students can nd books for advanced reading classes and the folks who prefer large print are in luck as well. Have some old books that you have read and do not want? Bring them on over to the Book Trader. Marian Zanot offers a buy and trade-in system for her customers. Book Trader is located at 2150 Tamiami Trail, Unit 8, Port Charlotte. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 941-624-4878. BIZ BITS: Ace Drums offers lessonsFROM PAGE 1The Sun is thrilled to be hosting its annual Readers Choice awards banquet this evening (Oct. 3) at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Confer ence Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. We expect upwards of 600 guests this evening, and many will be going home with much-coveted awards, either for being voted the very best or a nalist in a business category. Each category is voted on by you our readers. Watch for the photos and subsequent information to appear in a special awards publication, which is due out later this month. Congratulations to all the winners. Ill see you front and center on the stage.Sun readers have chosen the best of Charlotte County Leslee Peth Out and AboutLeslee Peth is the Publisher of the Punta Gorda Herald. Contact her at and Charlotte Playerss Kids Onstage childrens programs. The production is directed by Sue Strope. Sarah Baer is the Choreographer. Fiddler on the Roof Jr. is a special adaptation of the classic Broadway musical set in the village of Anatevka. The story centers on a poor dairyman, Tevye, and his five daughters. Tickets are $12 for adults, $7 for students and children under 3 are free. Call Charlotte Players office at 941-255-1022 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. SUNDAY, OCT. 12Fiddler on the Roof Jr., 2 p.m., Charlotte Performing Arts Center, 701 Carmalita Street, Punta Gorda. Proceeds from these two performances will benefit both the Punta Gorda Historical Society and Charlotte Playerss Kids Onstage childrens programs. The production is directed by Sue Strope. Sarah Baer is the Choreographer. Fiddler on the Roof Jr. is a special adaptation of the classic Broadway musical set in the village of Anatevka. The story centers on a poor dairyman, Tevye, and his five daughters. Tickets are $12 for adults, $7 for students and children three and under are free. For more information or to reserve your tickets, call Charlotte Players office at 941-255-1022 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. 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Herald Page 4 Friday, October 3, 2014 pirate page Pirate Page contributors are students at Port Charlotte High School. The content displayed on this page is part of grading requirements for Curtis Williams journalism class. Send feedback to Curtis_ 2013-14 school year is under way at Port Charlotte High School, and the Key Clubs Third Annual Red Out Event is next Friday night at Pirates Cove. Key Club, along with several other clubs on the PCHS campus, are promoting this event while raising money for the American Heart Association. By purchasing a Red Out Its My Life T-shirt for just $10, you will be supporting the cause in their goal to raise awareness and help fund the ght against heart disease. The T-shirts are being sold each day during all three lunch periods in Champs Caf until Oct. 10. Shirts will also be sold at home football games. Those who purchase shirts are encouraged to show their support and wear them to the Homecoming game that night. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women in United States. If something isnt done soon, heart disease will be the leading cause of death throughout the world by 2020. For the PCHS family, one of our own has been affected by heart disease, as it has taken the life of Key Club sponsor/ science teacher Julie Clarks grandmother. This is just one of the reasons why she is so passionate about doing everything she can to help. This Red Out Event is very important because heart disease affects so many people, Clark said. This (American Heart Association) is a great cause with all of the money raised from this project going to research. Not only has it affected her life, but also the lives of the family members and friends of the one million who pass away annually. PCHS Assistant Principal Allison Portwood has been announcing facts about heart disease during the morning announcements each day. Signs posted around campus inform students and staff of the importance of the American Heart Associations Red Out event. The Red Out letters encourage everyone to: Recognize the warning signs of a heart attack and stroke. Educate yourself on how to live a heart healthy life. Dedicate time and effort to reaching your health goals. Orchestrate a health plan and stick to it. Understand the risk factors of heart disease and stroke. Teach others what you have learned. This is an event that requires a community effort, not just Port Charlotte High School. We ask for those who can, to help those who are affected by heart disease by donating as little or as much money you can.Red Out Event next Friday By JOSH CIGNARALE and NATHALIE VEJARPCHS JUNIORS THIS WEEK AT PCHSFriday, Oct. 3 One-Day Yearbook Sale (Auditorium) Periods 1-4 Girls Cross Country Florida Runners Club at Chain Of Lakes Saturday, Oct. 4 Swim Teams County Championship at Oyster Creek Pool Boys Cross Country Florida Runners Club at Chain Of Lakes Pirate JV Volleyball Tournament at PCHS gyms Monday, Oct.6 HOMECOMING WEEK Mike & Ike Twin Day Boys & Girls Golf Tournament at Sarasota Bay Country Club Swim Teams vs Evangelical Christian 6 p.m. Senior Night Volleyball vs DeSoto 6 & 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7 HOMECOMING WEEK Nerd Day Nothing But Nets, gym 2 p.m. Powder Puff Football at Pirates Cove 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8 HOMECOMING WEEK Warhead Wednesday Color Day Thursday, Oct. 9 HOMECOMING WEEK Sweet Dreams Pajama Day Homecoming Block Party at Pirates Cove 5 p.m. PHOTO BY NATHALIE VEJARLEFT: Several students in Julie Clarks science class show o the Red Out Its My Life shirts that are being sold to raise money for the American Heart Association. They are Tyler DeSautels, Marie Andre, Trinity Pacheco, Angel Guido, Austin Smalley, and Joshua Pogan. PHOTO BY KAYLA REYES-MARSEILIn recognition of the International Day of Peace, PCHS students made pinwheels and later distrib uted them to elementary students across Charlotte County. PHOTO BY KAYLIE BOOHERLEFT: Despite the rainy weather, PCHS National Art Honor Society students planted Pinwheels For Peace last week on the front lawn of the school. Photo by James GrishamThe Port Charlotte High School ROTC kicked o the school year with another successful blood drive last week. Shown here working the registration table and handing out T-shirts were Chief Petty Ocer Anthony Clemente, Petty Ocer Lexi Snead, Ensign Takiyah Michel and Chief Petty Ocer Arielle Smith. 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Herald Page 6 Friday, October 3, 2014 Q I need a suitable place to let my dragon fruit climb. Would a mature live oak tree be a suitable place for it to climb? Id like to have better access to reach ripened fruit. Troy, Port Charlotte A Hylocereus undatus and other species and hybrids are commonly called dragon fruit, strawberry pear, night-blooming cereus or pitaya. An ideal support for this plant in the cactus family would normally not be a large shade tree. Better to keep it closer to the ground by growing on a large, strong trellis or pergola that can handle the heavy weight of its stems. Dragon fruit is a fast-growing, mostly tropical cactus with stems that may have three to ve sides. Stems stay green, eshy and are jointed and branching. Its lateral branches would quickly grow into the canopy of a shade tree, and fruit well beyond your reach. A simple, but strong, horizontal trellis or arbor would need to be constructed to hold several hundred pounds of stem weight. The weight of its stems can cause tree limbs to break. Choose a sunny, frost and freeze-free spot in the yard. Branching stems produce showy, fragrant owers followed by edible, eshy, scaled berries about four inches thick. For a home landscape, a single post or palm snag could be used as your trellis. Once stems are tied and trained onto the post, place a side-support structure near the top. This structure has to be very strong to hold the stems weight. The trellis will be shaped like a T, or an umbrella. Avoid using any wires for supports unless they can be covered with hose pipe. Plant one or two, 6to 15-inch stem sections around the posts base. Prepare the stem for planting by slicing a slanted cut at one end and leaving it to cure (dry and heal) for seven to eight days before planting. Some types of dragon fruit require cross pollination. For a list, go to: pdfles/HS/HS30300.pdf. Once rooted, train the cactus to climb the post. Remove any side branches or lateral stems while the main stem is climbing. Tie the main stem to the post. Once the main stem reaches the top, let it grow along a trellis frame. Or cut the tip to induce branching. Tie off these branches, allowing them to hang down to ower and produce fruit. Q What might have happened to my beautyberry shrub? It now has yellow, mottled leaves. Some but not all of the new shoots and leaves are wilted or turning brown. Last year this native shrub looked perfect in my yard. Jean H., Port Charlotte A Beautyberry, Callicarpa amer icana, is a beautiful and Florida-Friendly, native shrub. Your shrubs symptoms may be showing damage from a green peach aphid. This aphid is known to transmit a deadly virus into beauty berry called cucumber mosaic virus (CMV). Chances are an infected aphid has already come and gone in your yard. Aphids feed on new, succulent growth. A sucking insect, an infected aphid then can transmit this deadly virus into an otherwise healthy plant. CMV has numerous host plants, including many fruits, vegetables and herbaceous ornamentals. CMV damage is difcult to detect early enough to prevent. Often a beautyberry with the disease will look normal for the rst few months, and shows symptoms with age. An infected plant will have leaves that are distorted, discolored or damaged severely. Some or all of the branches will have leaves that appear smaller, stippled or severely stunted. First, I would try pruning out dead or dying stems, and watching its regrowth. If the symptoms persist on newly emerging shoots, the plant likely has CMV and needs to be removed. Remove all parts of the plant, including the roots. By doing this, you prevent the disease from persisting and spreading to healthy plants in other parts of the yard. Avoid the temptation to propagate or grow any new plants from beautyberry seeds that dropped off an infected plant. CMV is transmitted into ripening seeds. Any nursery-raised replacement plant you buy should be free of this virus. To slow the spread of the disease, keep any weeds in your yard and on surrounding lots from going to seed. Also, disinfect garden or pruning tools after using them on infected plants. Brush tools clean of dirt and debris. Use household bleach (ex: Clorox) of 25 percent solution (1 part bleach plus 3 parts water). Learn more about this disease at FYNPubs/Beautyberry_FYN.pdf. Thomas Becker is a horticulture assistant for Charlotte Countys FloridaFriendly Landscaping program. Visit the UF/IFAS/Charlotte County Extension, Master Gardener Program or the Extension Service Plant Lifeline, 25550 Harborview Road, Port Charlotte. Call 941-764-4340 ext. 2, between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. each Monday, Wednesday or Friday; or email master.gardener@ can I train my dragon fruit to climb? Thomas Becker Horticulture Assistant PHOTOS PROVIDEDDragon fruit is a fast-growing, mostly tropical cactus with stems that may have three to ve sides. An ideal support for this plant in the cactus family would normally not be a large shade tree. Better to keep it closer to the ground by growing on a large, strong trellis or pergola that can handle the heavy weight of its stems. Beautyberry, Callicarpa americana, is a beautiful and Florida-Friendly, native shrub. Your shrubs symptoms may be showing damage from a green peach aphid. This aphid is known to transmit a deadly virus into beauty berry called cucumber mosaic virus (CMV). HERALD PHOTO BY ROBERT NELSONRIGHT: Sunday is my day of rest, says Leroy Bailey, I go to church and relax my body. Bailey, pictured here with his pack containing the only personal items he takes with him on his journey, has walked 1,344 miles of the United States perimeter since June 30. With luck, Bailey hopes to complete his journey within the next 18 months. To show your support, you can follow him on Facebook at www. leroy.bailey.79.God told me, You aint doin nothin either. And when Bailey asked in prayer what he should do, the answer was clear. Walk around the USA.Walking the talkOn June 30, Bailey started his journey from Virginia Beach, leaving behind the comforts of home to follow Gods instructions. While he makes his trek around the perimeter of the country, his wife Lucille holds down the home fort with her 10-year-old grandson. We celebrated our 20th anniversary before we left, Bailey said. So far, he has walked more than 1,300 miles, and crossed the Everglades in mid-September. By Saturday night, he made it to Punta Gorda, where he waited out the rainstorm at Dunkin Donuts on U.S. 41 before trying to nd a place to sleep for the night. Most of the time, he tries to sleep behind churches, so he wont be disturbed. While the places he sleeps may differ from night to night, the publics opin ion about the homeless remains the same. Peoples perception is that homeless people are drunks, but a lot of them dont drink. Many cant afford a home on their disability or Social Security checks. A large percentage also have untreated mental illnesses. Some are veterans. Sgt. Hernandez, a Marine veteran who was homeless for ve years, gave Bailey a canteen and the hat he now wears on his walks, so the Marine can travel with him in spirit. Ive gotten a lot of help from regular folks. Im really doing this on the kindness of strangers, Bailey said. Although there is a need for the shelters Bailey is walking to help build, many homeless feel uncomfortable staying at shelters. Bed bugs and thefts are a concern, as well as feeling safe among strangers. Imagine sleeping next to 90 people you dont know, Bailey said about bunk-style sleeping arrangements. We treat homeless animals better than that. Back at home, CEO Bob Roth from Servants of God Ministries collects the funds Bailey raises in a restricted account. He has raised about $360 while they wait for ofcial 501(c)(3) status. For more information, visit You can donate online or send checks to: Servants of God Ministries, P.O. Box 15363, Chesapeake, VA 23328.WALK: Virginia man walking the countryFROM PAGE 1 Friday, October 3, 2014 Herald Page 7 On Sept. 11, Red Lobster Restaurant in Port Char lotte ofcially became a member of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce and had their ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of the restaurant with chamber members, friends, customers and staff watching as General Manager Sherice Harris cut the blue ribbon.Chamber hosts ribbon-cutting at Red Lobster HERALD PHOTOS BY DONNELL BATESRIGHT: General Manager Sherice Harris is seen here cutting the ceremonial ribbon on Sept. 11 at Red Lobster Restaurant in Port Charlotte. Director of Business Development at the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Joanne Reid is seen here with Jim Cull from the Freedom Boat Club, Polly Johnson Manager at Charlotte State Bank & Trust, Andrea Carroll from Legal Shield, Robin Lindecamp from Regions Bank and Wendy Atkinson from Atlas Insurance. Jim Carroll from Legal Shield joined Julie Mathis, Executive Director of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, and Jim Cull from the Freedom Boat Club outside of Red Lobster Restau rant after the ribbon-cutting. Alyson Burch, Manager at Charlotte State Bank & Trust, and Lori Launderville are seen here inside Red Lobster waiting for the ribbon-cutting ceremony to begin. Jim and Rachelle Pastoreld from the National Cremation Society attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony in September at Red Lobster. & The Largest Projector Screen in SWFL W E H AVE NFL TICKET 4300 Kings Highway School House Square 941.629.2114 1 During Monday and Thursday Night Football. 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Herald Page 8 Friday, October 3, 2014 POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony held HERALD PHOTOS BY ROBERT NELSONResidents and guests of Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans Home listen to Virginia Fay during the POW/MIA recognition Day Commem orative Ceremony on Sept 19. Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans Home is located at 21281 Grayton Terrace, Port Charlotte. RIGHT: Gil Broughton was a prisoner of war (POW) during the Korean War. He was held captive from April 24, 1951, until Aug.12, 1953. Broughton was the only serviceman to survive the prison camp out of 3,000 troops. Ret. Army SP/5 Steve Demeule places a single red rose in a vase onto a table set for one to remind everyone of the families and loved ones of fellow soldiers who keep the faith awaiting their return as one part of the ceremony. Each item placed on the table has a signicance to those missing. From left, Ret. Army SP/4 Henry Reposa, Ret. Sgt. Air Force Fred Carley, Ret. Navy SeaBees E4 Jerry Baumgartner, Ret. Army SP/5 Steve Demeule and Ret. Navy E4 John Kalena represent the Vietnam Veterans of America Honor Guard during the POW/MIA recognition Day Commemorative Ceremony. LEFT: Virginia Fay, Senior LPN/Admissions at Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans Home, led the POW/MIA Recognition Day Commemorative Ceremony, introduced guests and spoke about those still missing and what was being done to nd those missing in action from multiple wars. M ICHAEL S TAMPAR D.O 50468135 Spago Is Happy To Announce The Addition Of Hair Stylist Anthony Rodriguez To Our Staff. Anthony would like to invite his previous clients to visit him at Spago Spago And Dr. Stampar Are Now Offering Fear No Mirror. Non-surgical And No Downtime To Freeze Away That Stubborn Fat. Visit us at our new location on the 3rd floor of the Sunloft Bldg., Corner of Taylor and Marion Call for complimentary consultation P UNTA G ORDA 205-3030 $1295Adult CutFREE Shampoo & Lite DryReg $14SUN EXP. 10/17/14Price will vary with length and/or condition of hair. Not valid with other offers.$4295 Color or PermColor retouch with a Style OR Perm with a CutReg $45Specialty cuts, blow-dry style,design lines, set or curling iron extra. Not valid with other offers. SUN EXP. 10/17/14 2009 PORT CHARLOTTE(941) 627-10073280 TAMIAMI TRAIL(in Promenades Winn Dixie Bealls Outlet Plaza, at the corner of 41 & rf Try our Full line of Fantastic Sams products!CALL IN rntbnTOMORROW. 50471707 4* coo scu inDAY SPASALON &MEDISPA---------------II 1I 1II 1Charlotte Sun. .Reader.' Choice I r12013 / &nras-k -erns 1 \-`;1'IiSams'j O fJ-201;'I


Friday, October 3, 2014 Herald Page 9 YMCA hosts open house HERALD PHOTOS BY ROBERT NELSONFrom left, Wellness Director Cheri Carr, Executive Director Jan Odom, Membership Coordinator Keith Hawes and Childcare Director Linda Britt-Smith help keep the day-to-day aspects of the Charlotte County Family YMCA Franz Park operating smoothly. The YMCA held an open house on Sept. 13 and had 12 people sign up for memberships. Matt McShane works out in the free-weight area of the YMCA Franz Park. McShane has been a member of the YMCA for four years. YMCA Franz Park is located at 19333 Quesada Ave., Port Charlotte. September marks their 13th year in operation. From left, Melinda Sheldon and Ariana Montanez joined the YMCA during the open house and started exercising the same day. The YMCA is open 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. To nd out what the YMCA has to oer you, call 941-629-9622. LEFT: Chris Maler has been a member of the YMCA for two days and works out on the jungle gym as does Jason Dennis, who has been a member for four months. The YMCA recently installed new carpets, changed the layout of the facility and installed new cardio equipment. The YMCA is a family-orientated location and oers childcare while you work out and VPK too. For a full list of amenities, visit 50473181 Amberg Insurance Center, Inc. 1900 Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda (across from Palm Chevrolet) (941) 639-7050 (800) 940-7688 17801 Murdock Circle Port Charlotte (next to Bacons Furniture) (941) 743-5300 (866) 743-5300 BEST INSURANCE AGENCY THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN FOR YOUR VOTE! 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 2011 BEST INSURANCE AGENT Debbie Saladino 2011 2011 2011 READERSCHOICEAWARD 2013 READERSCHOICEAWARD 2013 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 50473186 First Presbyterian Church of Punta Gorda 25250 Airport Road Punta Gorda, FL 33950rfntbbrf We Believe Jesus Christ is at the center of our lives and making disciples of Jesus at the core of our ministry.tb We also believe the Bible is unique and authoritative Word of God, which teaches all that is necessary for faith and life. The prominence of Gods Word over our lives shapes our priorities, and the unrivaled authority of the Bible directs our actions to be in concert with Christs very best for our values. ECOCovenantforlowI


Herald Page 10 Friday, October 3, 2014 Charlotte Premier U-19 girls beat Wesley Chapel HERALD PHOTOS BY MONICA AMAYAEmily Booth, No. 10 for the Charlotte Premier U-19 girls team, charges on the Wesley Chapel goalie on her attempt to score during a recent soccer game at North County Regional Park in Port Charlotte. The local team coached by Matthew Wedge wood and Anthony Yodonise won 6-0. Karina Arias, No. 23 and defender for the Char lotte Premier U-19 girls team, takes the ball down the eld during a recent game against Wesley Chapel at North County Regional Park. Kelley Mayo, No. 11 for the Charlotte Premier U-19 girls, dribbles the ball during a recent soccer game against Wesley Chapel. Savannah Long, No. 7 for the Charlotte Premier U-19 girls team, ghts for possession of the ball with a Wesley Chapel player. RIGHT: Tayiah Laleman, No. 2 for the Charlotte Premier U-19 girls, shields the ball from a Wesley Chapel player. Abigail Roberson, No. 16 for the Charlotte Premier U-19 girls, wins control of the ball during a recent soccer game. Kirstyn Abbate, No. 25 for the Charlotte Premier U-19 girls, beats the Wesley Chapel defense during a recent soccer game. A B S O L U T E B L I N D S E T C ABSOLUTE BLINDS ETC. I N C INC. Stop in & browse our large showroom at 2842 Tamiami Tr., Port Charlotte Fine Fabrics with the Golden Thread 9416275444 Licensed and Insured OVER 13 YEARS! 50472625 NO ONE BEATS OUR SERVICE OR SELECTION! Offering a full line of custom decorating services in addition to our complete line of shades, blinds & shutters! FREE HOME ESTIMATES Verticals Horizontals Pleated, Cell & RomanShades Top Treatments Cornices Draperies Upholstery Past and Future Customers, check us out on Facebook! 941-505-9701 50473049 CONSIGNING WOMAN : CONSIGNING WOMAN : Best in Charlotte County Best in Charlotte County for Consignment/Thrift store for Consignment/Thrift store 2012 2013 2012 2013 6188 Elliott St. Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Mon.-Sat. 9:00am-5:30pm Sun. 11:00am-3:00pm More info, pictures, and map @ Furniture Housewares Pottery 2012-2013 AerIiiL.,


Friday, October 3, 2014 Herald Page 11 GOLF SCORES All golf scores must be emailed to golfscores@ KINGSWAY COUNTRY CLUB Hole-in-One Sept. 10 Bill Paulsen aced Hole No. 8 from 160 yards using a 7-iron. It was witnessed by Ray Freeman, Vince Busche and Reed Ferrell. PORT CHARLOTTE GOLF CLUB MGA, Team Points Sept. 24 1.) Bob Brandt, John Compagno, Frank Kalivoda, Tim Goodman, +9. 2.) Bob Kelly, Ken Magin, Bill Ryan, +1. WGA, T.E.N. Sept. 25 1.) Marilyn Carlson, 38. ROTONDA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB MGA, Low Net Sept. 25 FLIGHT A: 1.) James Hastings, 68. 2.) John German, 69. 3.) Ron Guiliano, 70. FLIGHT B: 1.) Ken Helms, 68. 2.) Gerry Groh, 70. 3.) Chas Elliott, 70. FLIGHT C: 1.) Robert Bowen, 62. 2.) Ray Kotzian, 65. 3.) William Fleming, 66. CLOSEST TO THE PIN: Hole No. 5: Jeff Trostad; Hole No. 8: Bill Webber; Hole No. 11: Heinz Dittmar; Hole No. 14: Bob Scheeler. Scramble Sept. 29 1.) Bob Scheeler, Robert Bowen, Dave Metcalf, 30. 2.) John German, Ray Kotzian, Dick Barry, 31. CLOSEST TO THE PIN: Hole No. 13: Bob Scheeler. BURNT STORE GOLF & ACTIVITY CLUB Scramble Sept. 13 1.) Bill Harding, Mary Welch, George Nassor. 2.) John Sileno, Sharon Sileno, Rick Kellner, Sandy Howard. Ladies League Sept. 24 1.) Mary Welch, Diane Mitchell, Joyce Punt, Jan Conrad. 2.) Missy Coykendall, Margaret Hiestand, Linda Weiss. 3.) MaryAnne San Juan, Kathy Glowicki, Sandy Howard, Deb Nichols. Mens League Sept. 24 FLIGHT A: 1.) Bob Houle, Gary Mitchell. 2.) Bernie Punt. FLIGHT B: 1.) Reggie Conrad. 2.) Carl Millerschoen.The Port Charlotte Pirates had a tough day at the North Port JV Volleyball Tournament on Sept. 20. They nished 0-4 but at least they found what they believe to be is their starting lineup. We got to see a lot of what we consider to be our starting lineup. We know who can handle the pressure and who cant, said Pirates Head Coach Lacee Nina. There was plenty of opportunity for pressure as the Pirates began the day playing Lemon Bay. The Mantas and Pirates split the rst two sets, but after leading the Mantas in the nal set, they let the game and match slip away for a Manta win. Their next two matches wouldnt get any easier as they played Cardinal Mooney and Sarasota Christian, who nished second and third behind the Charlotte Tarpons. In the nal match of the day, the Pirates hooked up with DeSoto County. The match proved to be the same as in their rst match of the day. They beat the Bulldogs in the rst set, but lost the next two sets to nish the day winless. We just couldnt nish the matches. He got ahead of Lemon Bay and lost, and then after the break we came back against two very good teams but we played them tough. Then against DeSoto County we again couldnt nish them off after beating them in the rst game. We have got to learn how to nish, added Nina.Pirates struggle at North Port tournamentBy STEVE KNAPPHERALD SPORTS WRITER HERALD PHOTOS BY STEVE KNAPPThe Port Charlotte Pirates warm up for their game against Cardinal Mooney at the North Port JV Volleyball Tournament Sept. 20. LEFT: The Pirates Doren Staley makes a nice play to keep the ball alive against Cardinal Mooney in the Sept. 20 tournament at North Port. Port Charlottes Hannah Madison gets up high on this shot at the North Port JV Volleyball tournament on Sept. 20. Paige Pulliam keeps her eyes on the ball as she passes to a team mate in the nal game of the JV tournament at North Port. 50472701 10% OFF ANY CLEANING SERVICE Tile & Grout Cleaning Air Duct Cleaning Carpet Repair & Stretching Pet & Smoke Odor Removal Oriental & Wool Rug Cleaning Specialist Steam Cleaning Rotary Scrub Dry Cleaning CARPET & UPHOLSTERY CLEANING 24 HOUR WATER REMOVAL Port Charlotte/ Punta Gorda (941) 766-0115 North Port/Venice (941) 429-5902 WWW .H APPY H OME S ERVICES NET !,Xooowo


Herald Page 12 Friday, October 3, 2014 Do you remember when?The following excerpts are from the Daily Herald-News from Sept. 28, 1974, through Oct. 4, 1974:Busy port found on Boca GrandeBoca Grande, on the southern end of Gasparilla Island, continues to be among the busiest in the state. The natural deep water channel of the Charlotte Harbor makes it ideal for shipping activity. Phosphate mined in Polk County comes to the port by rail.Telephone center completeUnited Telephone Companys new central ofce and switching center in Port Charlotte has been completed. It will still take another year and a half before it can be in operation. The next step is installation of equipment. Automatic number identication and push-button dialing will be featured. Its initial capacity will be 19,000 customers in Port Charlotte. Currently, its exchange service has 10,000 business and residential customers. The total cost of construction and expansion is $4.5 million. Chamber president calls for actionRobert J. Lehman, Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce president, has called for increased effort in tourist promotion, convention promotion and industrial development. This took place during Saturdays installation banquet at Ramada Inn. In his remarks, Lehman also included support for a Department of Transportation study and assistance to the Cultural Center.Social service department at St. Joseph HospitalThe Social Service Department at St. Joseph Hospital has a Homemaker Program. Eleanor Taylor, director of the department, said, When our patients leave the hospital, we do not want them to return to an empty void. That is what will happen to many persons unless some outside help for varying periods of time is available to them. She added, We are in a retirement community, many of our ne residents get ill, have an accident and become hospitalized. Going back home is our departments concern. We have, currently, 30 persons involved in our Homemaker Program. There are two types of services given to patients: part-time in a patients home and the foster home program, in which a husband-wife team take care of patients in their home.Punta Gorda Garden Club opens seasonThe Punta Gorda Garden Club members held a luncheon meeting Tuesday at Holiday Inn, Punta Gorda, to get the fall-winter season underway. They will catalog all rare and owering trees in the area this year. The group also made plans for the Christmas Home Tour on Dec. 13. The board members attending the meeting were Mrs. Kenton Haymans, president; Mrs. Matthew Bandler, second vice president; Mrs. C.W. Butler, director; Mrs. F.S. Chance, treasurer; Mrs. R.C. Faber, recording secretary; Mrs. Elwyn Messenger, corresponding secretary; and Mrs. J.P. Clark Jr., rst vice president.Officers installed at Port Charlotte KiwanisPort Charlotte Kiwanis Clubs new ofcers, who were installed Tuesday, are Russ Hait, A.A. Van Amerigen, Dick Kneipper, Franz Ross, Art Collins and Sheldon Coons.Golf tournament championsThe ladies from Port Charlotte Country Club won a regional tourna ment. Eight of them teamed to post a Southwest Florida Womens Golf Association triumph against eight visiting teams Friday at the Port Charlotte Country Club. They were Carmen Prince, Marge Dyer, Helen Berry, Dot Reed, Jupe Tallmadge, Helen Berman, Doris Watkins and Peg Walton. Participating in the golf event were Cape Coral, Palmetto Pines, Golden Gate, Lochmoor, Fort Myers, Palm River, Lely and Lehigh. Janine Smith 40 Years AgoJanine Smith writes about Charlotte Countys historic past. Contact her at Excerpts from 40 years ago Port Charlotte 50467646 Pops at Florida Southwestern State College presents ABBA GIRLZ Saturday October 11 2014 6:30 pm ABBA-themed Decorating Competition for tables of Eight and Ten. TICKETS GENERAL ENTRY Bring your own chair. $ 25 STAGE FRONT TABLES Tables & chairs provided. $ 350 For table of EIGHT. $ 375 For table of TEN. Tickets: Contact Tyler at 941-639-3720 or visit the Punta Gorda Chamber Online Payment Center at Park opens at 5:30 PM 26300 Airport Rd., Punta Gorda Sponsored by ti.FLORIDASOUTHWESTERNTATF COLLFC,rPutrta GordaCheri =wr cf ;;cmri arceUN NEWSPAPERSSCharlmc DeSaa Ejtgkumd Nrntlt Pmt Vextice' '' ,; America's BEST Community Dailyk A,_F 1C FPL.dearchannelntuia. tni Ex iainmtnr1.PRO,


Serving Punta Gorda and Burnt Store A section of the SUN 12 pages t was late in the summer of 2008, and Patti Presseller was very happy. The local artist and owner of Sunart Gallery in downtown Punta Gorda had just returned from a fantastic time at the beach, where she had been celebrating her 60th birthday. Unbeknownst to her, the celebration would continue at the Punta Gorda Womans CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL INSIDE PINK | P 7 PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG HERALDPUNTA GORDA By BARBARA BEAN-MELLINGER, PGH CorrespondentFriday, October 3, 2014 Since 1893 Pressellers regular exam saved her life LIKE THE PUNTA GORDA HERALD ON Reception celebrates Blanchard House exhibitStudents perform Side by SideArtist showcase runs strong P | 6 showcase P | 9 P | 12 Think Pink Think Pink Think Pink I 50475215 Good Friends, Good Food, Good Times 1975 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda 941-575-7575 Reservations recommended. Mon -Thurs & Sun 11 Fri & Sat 11 W ELCOME B ACK M AKE Y OUR R ESERVATIONS T ODAY rfnfrrtbbrf bbrtrt ntftffbbb rfntb bbrtrt ntftffbbb tfbbbb 50472363


Herald Page 2 Friday, October 3, 2014 Derek Dunn-Rankin CEO, Chairman.....................206-1001 David Dunn-Rankin President, Sun Publisher........206-1003 Chris Porter Exec. Editor..........................206-1134 Phil Fernandez Charlotte Editor...................206-1168 Pamela Staik Punta Gorda Herald Editor, 206-1125 Email: Michele Bellue Designer...............................206-1164 ADVERTISINGLeslee Peth, Sun Advertising Director/PGH Publisher ................... 205-6400 Mike Ruiz, Retail Advertising Manager.............................................. 205-6402 Colleen Summers, Advertising Account Executive ........................... 205-6403Lori White, Advertising Account Executive........................................ 205-6404 CIRCULATIONMark Yero, Circulation Director ........................................................ 206-1317 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980 206-1000PUNTA GORDA HERALD MEMBER of the Audit Bureau of Circulation. USPS 743170 The Sun is published daily by Sun Coast Media Group, Inc., 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980-2198. When I was a little girl, my grandmother used to ask how I wanted to make a difference in the world. She wasnt looking for a declaration of career choice or a list of extracurricular activities that sparked my interests. Rather, she was searching out my passions, trying to gure out how I would seek to improve the world. Like most children, you could say there was an ebb and ow to my answers, with change being the only constant. During my Girl Scout days, I would usually talk of cleaning up the shores, roadways and parks, eliminating the trash that was carelessly tossed to the ground. Following a friends terrifying brush with death, my middle school years were focused on bicycle safety, eventually leading me to draft a proposal arguing for stricter adolescent helmet laws to come out of Tallahassee. As I grew older and became exposed to other issues, my interests became varied. High school volunteer hours were spent at nursing homes, daycares, animal shelters and serving as a peer mentor to homeless teens. By the time I got into college, my friends knew they could always count on me to help them raise awareness, funds or run a few miles in the name of their cause of choice. However, I still didnt have one for myself. It wasnt until my grandmother received a very grim diagnosis of advanced cancer that I stumbled into my passion. Before her, I had known people with cancer, even losing distant relatives to the disease. However, cancer had never hit this close to home, and it was an awful, lonely pain knowing there was nothing I could do to save her. I dealt with my heartache by taking action, rst by walking for various Relay for Life events and later by getting involved with fundraising efforts to help fund research for a cure. I learned that if I kept it up, perhaps I would be part of a group of people who could save someone else from knowing the pain cancer can cause. Thats something I think is worth ghting for each and every day. Thats my passion. My plea to you, Punta Gorda, is to nd a cause that speaks to your heart and become passionate about it. Devote your time and energy into making a difference, be it sprucing up community gardens, visiting with veterans, reading to young children, spending time with the elderly or taking a shelter pup for a walk in the Florida sunshine. Your passion will not only change you, it will change the world around you for the better.Devote time, energy into a cause Pamela Staik PGH EditorPamela Staik is the editor of the Punta Gorda Herald. Contact her at PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG H H H EDITORS INSIGHTSPUNTA GORDA Submit information about public events to Punta Gorda Herald Editor Pamela Staik via email at or by calling 941-206-1125.SATURDAY, OCT. 4 The Downtown Farmers Market on Taylor Street, between West Olympia Avenue and Herald Court, runs from 8 a.m. to noon. Call 941-391-4856 or visit for details. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., members of the Charlotte Warriors Pop Warner football and cheerleading program are having a car wash fundraiser at the Punta Gorda ofce of Charlotte State Bank & Trust, 2331 Tamiami Trail. Soft drinks and water will be provided, and chairs with be available under a tent so people can relax while their cars are being washed. A $5 minimum donation is requested for each car wash, but donations in any amount are welcome. For more information, call Shelly Raoth at 863-244-3171. The seventh annual Barstool Open, in benet of Dollars for Mammograms, will kickoff at 10:30 a.m. and take par ticipants to nine bars in Punta Gorda, where they will play miniature golf. Participating bars are the Celtic Ray Public House, Hurricane Charleys Raw Bar & Grill, Deans South of the Border, TTs Tiki Bar, the Curve at the Wyvern hotel, the Ice House Pub, Phils 41, Jacks on Marion and Beef O Bradys. Free trolley rides will take participants from bar to bar, with prizes awarded at the end of the event. Tickets are $100 for a foursome. For more information, contact Denise Dull at 941-626-9439 or Kris Peterson at 941-815-1888. The Banyan Bluegrass Band will perform a free concert from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Punta Gorda Historical Societys Train Depot Antique & Collectibles Mall, 1009 Taylor Road. Bring a chair. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call 941-639-6774. The Downtown Merchants Associations annual Oktoberfest will take place from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the corner of Taylor Street and Olympia Avenue, right in front of the historic courthouse. In addition to the German food, beer, wine and music, organizers have planned a citywide chicken dance, in which folks are encouraged to dress up and dance like a chicken at 5:30 p.m. for the chance to win $50 in DMA Bucks. Call 941-391-4856 or visit for details.SUNDAY, OCT. 5 The Punta Gorda Historical Societys Farmers Market is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the History Park, 501 Shreve St. Following the market, guided tours of the ever-changing gardens by Starr Zachritz are available. For a $5 suggested donation, visitors can take home a plant. Call 941-380-6814 for details. The Southwest Wedding & Event Expo is from noon to 4 p.m. at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. For more information, send an email to or call 941-255-1205.TUESDAY, OCT. 7 The Renaissance Academy at Florida Gulf Coast University, Herald Court Centre, will show Ocean Heaven, a lm made in China in 2010, at 1 p.m. as part of the fourth season of the schools classic foreign lm series. Tickets are $5 and include refreshments. Prior to the lm, moderator Lee Stein will introduce the movie. A brief discussion will follow. The campus is located at 117 Herald Court, Suite 211, Punta Gorda. Call 941505-1765 for details. Amplied music will be played in Gilchrist Park during a jam session from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the park, 400 W. 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Friday, October 3, 2014 Herald Page 3 The Downtown Merchants Association presents its annual Oktoberfest street party beginning at 3 p.m. Oct. 4 on the corner of Taylor Street and Olympia Avenue, right in front of the old courthouse. Admission is free, and there will be plenty of authentic German foods, music, wine and beer to savor. Get your lederhosen and dirndls out, and party Punta Gorda-style to the oompah sounds of old Europe. Now in its seventh year, this event attracts a great crowd. New this year, there will be a special challenge, as Punta Gorda vies for the Guinness World Record for the number of chickens dancing the Chicken Dance. Attendees are asked to dress in their best feathery costume and dance the famous dance. A celebrity rooster will choose a winner for a prize of $50 DMA Bucks. Our residents always rise to the challenge in Punta Gorda, so get your garb together today and see what you can come up with. The suggestion of spraying yourself with spray glue and exploding a down feather pillow over your head is not to be taken seriously.Upcoming events for the chamberThe next networking opportunity for the Punta Gorda Chamber is set for 7:15 a.m. on Oct. 8. The event is being sponsored by the Isles Yacht Club, located at 1780 W. Marion Ave. Anyone considering new member ship is cordially invited to attend. Reserve a spot by calling the chamber at 941-639-3720. Then its time for the annual Pops Concert, which is conrmed for Oct. 11 at Florida SouthWestern State College, located at 26300 Airport Road, Punta Gorda. The park opens at 5:30 p.m. for the evenings festivities. The chamber is thrilled to be bringing a group from New York, who both look and sound just like ABBA. You will want to attend this event if you liked Dancing Queen, The Winner Takes It All, Money, Money, Money and Mamma Mia. Regular tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased either by calling the chamber ofce or visiting its website, www.puntagordachamber. com. Plan to bring your own chair and picnic while enjoying a crazy night of musical fun under the stars. A portion of the proceeds will benet the college foundation. As in all previous years, sponsorship tables are available up front. We have no doubt there will be some crazy costumes on display that night. If you wish to purchase a table and/ or be a sponsor, now is the time to get on board. Call the chamber ofce or visit the online payment center of the website for more information. On Oct. 12, the chamber is supporting the Punta Gorda Police Department by helping the force raise $4,500 for the Do the Right Thing program during a Jailhouse Dinner. This program, ad opted in 1995, works to instill positive attitudes and self-esteem in local youth by publicly recognizing them for their achievements and efforts to do good in the community. The dinner will take place at OPUS restaurant, 201 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, starting at 5 p.m. The cost is $35 per person, and the event will feature a cash bar, Chinese auction, live entertainment and much more. The attire suggestion is casual, and there might be the odd, orange-clad personality to help you have fun. Tickets are available for purchase at the chamber ofce, 252 W. Marion Ave., or at OPUS during restaurant hours. The chamber is also announcing the return of the Citywide Garage Sales. The rst in the series is set for 8 a.m. to noon on Oct. 18, and the sale will take place in the parking lot of Centennial Bank and Koch & Company, CPAs, located on the corner of Taylor Street and Virgina Avenue. The cost to participate is $15, which will reserve a space for your car and one for your goods. Registration is required, and the chamber encourages booking early as space is limited. Call the chamber for details. Also on the 18th, a special trolley Punta Gorda Chamber prepares for fun and hectic October CONTACT THE CHAMBERFor more information about events listed in this column, contact the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce at 941-639-3720 or visit its website at While on the chambers website, dont forget to sign up for the Friday Facts newsletter. John R. Wright PG ChamberJohn R. Wright is president of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce. Contact him at jrwright@ PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG H H H business news PUNTA GORDA WRIGHT | 4 941-505-9701 50473049 CONSIGNING WOMAN : CONSIGNING WOMAN : Best in Charlotte County Best in Charlotte County for Consignment/Thrift store for Consignment/Thrift store 2012 2013 2012 2013 6188 Elliott St. Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Mon.-Sat. 9:00am-5:30pm Sun. 11:00am-3:00pm More info, pictures, and map @ Furniture Housewares Pottery 2012-2013 rfntbrf ntrb r trf rf r rrrbnrfbtttt rfntbrr rfntbfbt rrrrrbbfbt rrrrbbfbtf rrrrrbbfrrfbt rrrrbbf rrrrrbb 50472259


Herald Page 4 Friday, October 3, 2014 trip is available for those wishing to attend the Oktoberfest event at the German American Club in Cape Coral. The trolley, in support of the Punta Gorda Relay for Life Team from Greggs Automotive, includes roundtrip transportation from Punta Gorda at $20 per person or $35 per couple. Departures are at 2 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life. To reserve a spot, call Martha at 941-662-0055. If you like golf and Halloween fun, consider taking part in the Twin Isles County Clubs Halloween Golf Tournament and Buffet Dinner on Oct. 25. There is a 1 p.m. shotgun start, with prizes galore and a holein-one competition sponsored by Palm Auto Mall. To register as a foursome or as an individual, call 941-639-3720 or visit the online payment center of the chambers website. The day after that, Oct. 26, on the great lawn of Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside, is the triumphant return of the chambers version of the Its a Knock-Out Competition. Will the team from Sandras restaurant hold onto the crown, or will the PGPD seek revenge? Find out during the much-anticipated competition, which starts at 11 a.m. Swing on down, grab a cold one at TTs Tiki Bar and watch in awe as teams compete in a crazy, six-game series, eliminating each other until a new champion is crowned. This is a truly incredible team-building exercise, which requires six adults, with a minimum of two females per team. No practice is required. Its just crazy, silly, stupid fun that involves water, foam, bal loons and a lot of other props. To register a team, be it a community organization, business or friends hanging out, call the chamber. Registration is $50 per team. We guarantee your team will be working much better together by Monday morning, so the entry price will be well worth it. Finally, dont forget Dave Koz, Nick Colionne and Mindi Abair are all heading to Punta Gorda in February 2015 for the annual Punta Gorda Wine & Jazz Festival. Full details and advance tickets can be found on the chambers website.WRIGHTFROM PAGE 3 The Sun is thrilled to be hosting its annual Readers Choice awards banquet this evening (Oct. 3) at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. We expect upward of 600 guests this evening, and many will be going home with much-coveted awards, either for being voted the very best or a nalist in a business category. Each category is voted on by you our readers. Watch for the photos and subsequent information to appear in a special awards publication, which is due out later this month. Congratulations to all the winners. Ill see you front and center tonight on stage.Sun readers have chosen the best of Charlotte County Leslee Peth Out and AboutLeslee Peth is the publisher of the Punta Gorda Herald. Contact her at Regions Bank, 1401 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, sponsored the Sept. 16 Business After Hours event for the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce. For details about upcoming chamber happenings, visit www.punta networks at Regions Bank Colleen Summers Biz BitsColleen Summers is an advertising account executive for the Sun. Contact her at 941-205-6403 or at HERALD PHOTOS BY COLLEEN SUMMERSABOVE: Sta members at Regions Bank in Punta Gorda pose for a photo. BELOW: Joining together for a photo during the networking event are Bradley Teets, Jonas Weatherbie and Marilyn Teets, all of which represent Teets & Weatherbie Financial Plan ning Group. ABOVE: Debbie Phillips of Hometown Title poses for a photo with Judy Gomez of Regions Bank during the event. 50475210 1205 Elizabeth Street, Suite D, Punta Gorda 637-9800 Since 1988 We Install and Service Your Residential and Commercial Air Conditioning and Heating Units With Honesty & Reliability FALL REBATES UP TO $ 3230.00 AND 36 MO. ZERO INTEREST W.A.C. Good through November 15, 2014 Lic. # CAC 1814055 V o t e d # 1 V o t e d # 1 Voted #1I n C h a r l o t t e C o u n t y I n C h a r l o t t e C o u n t y In Charlotte County 2008, 2009 2010 2012, 2013 941-505-1095 Call today for more information Accepting all Insurance Plans Delivery Available Dr. Comfort Diabetic Shoes 615 Cross Street (US 41) Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Mon.Fri. 9:30 Sat. 9 50475214


Friday, October 3, 2014 Herald Page 5 The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce held its monthly networking luncheon at Montys Restaurant & Pizzeria, 2515 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, on Sept. 24. For information on other chamber events, visit members network during lunch at Montys Donnell Bates PhotojournalistDonnell Bates is a freelance photographer. Contact her at HERALD PHOTOS BY DONNELL BATESCatching up during the luncheon are Scott Carley from Comcast and Cathy Perry from Simply Sweet at Fishermens Village. All smiles at the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce luncheon are Ralph Yankwitt and his son, Jared. LEFT: Arriving for the monthly luncheon is Je Carman, who is from Carman Financial Strategies. LEFT: Ron Olsen, Brenda Lynch and Mary Williams, all representing Strang, Olsen and Lynch, CPAs, pose for a photo during the luncheon. Linda Smith from A to Z Marketing enjoys the lunch arranged for the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerces monthly luncheon. Kenneth ODonnell and Sarah Layton Hawes pose for a picture during the chamber luncheon at Montys Restaurant & Pizzeria. LEFT: All smiles at the luncheon are Nancy Padgett from Charlotte State Bank & Trust and John Wright, president of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce. RIGHT: Posing for a photo during the luncheon are Miguel Roman and Deborah Nickerson, both of Harbor Health Systems. 50467646 Pops at Florida Southwestern State College presents ABBA GIRLZ Saturday October 11 2014 6:30 pm ABBA-themed Decorating Competition for tables of Eight and Ten. TICKETS GENERAL ENTRY Bring your own chair. $ 25 STAGE FRONT TABLES Tables & chairs provided. $ 350 For table of EIGHT. $ 375 For table of TEN. Tickets: Contact Tyler at 941-639-3720 or visit the Punta Gorda Chamber Online Payment Center at Park opens at 5:30 PM 26300 Airport Rd., Punta Gorda Sponsored by


Herald Page 6 Friday, October 3, 2014 Ashley Randolph of Brushstrokes by Ashley returned to the Char lotte Community Foundation, 227 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda, on Sept. 25 for a Corks n Canvas class. For more information on future events, visit the chambers website at www.puntagorda or call 941-639-3720.Social gathering pairs wine with art Sue Paquin PhotojournalistSue Paquin is a freelance photographer. Contact her at HERALD PHOTOS BY SUE PAQUINRIGHT: Ashley Randolph, owner of Brushstrokes by Ashley studio and gallery in Punta Gorda, holds up her canvas for the audience to see, with the nished piece displayed behind her. INSET: Rosalie Miller of Punta Gorda paints her canvas carefully. John Wright, president of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce, pours a glass of wine for Diana Niemiec. Pat Oliva of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce serves sand wiches to budding artists Sherri Stewart and Perri MIller during the Corks n Canvas event. Sheri Dennis, Marie Pelack and Diane Hoer enjoy an evening out with the girls. PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG H H H community beatPUNTA GORDA During the Sept. 26 cocktail and appetizer reception of the Blanchard House Museum of African American History & Culture, guests were treated to a preview of the 2014-15 exhibit, Henceforth, and Forever Free: The Long Road to Emancipation. Guests were greeted by museum volunteers, who were dressed in period clothing, passing out anti-slavery handbills and asking for proof of their support an abolitionist coin. The exhibit is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Stop by the museum, 406 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Punta Gor da, or call 941-575-7518 for details.Reception offers sneak peek of Blanchard House exhibit Pamela Staik PGH EditorPamela Staik is the editor of the Punta Gorda Herald. Contact her at Jill and Scot Shively, shown wearing period clothing while holding up anti-slavery handbills, pose for a photo behind the sign for the Blanchard House Museum of African American History & Culture. HERALD PHOTOS BY PAMELA STAIKWhile portraying abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, attorney Michael P. Haymans recited the many reasons why his voice should be heard regarding the anti-slavery movement. His mono logue delighted Martha Bireda, Ph.D., the executive director of the Blanchard House Museum of African American History & Culture, who asked Haymans and other longitme supporters of the museum to dress up in period costume and volunteer their time at the exhibit preview. Paul Thornton and J. Webb Horton, both of Florida Gulf Coast University, were among the many who gathered on the evening of Sept. 26 for a special viewing party of the Blanchard House Museum of African American History & Cultures new exhibit. Karl Henry takes his time looking at a table displaying the various methods abolitionists shared their anti-slavery message throughout the country.Friday, October 3, 2014 Herald Page 7 PINKFROM PAGE 1 ON THE COVERHERALD PHOTO BY BARBARA BEAN-MELLINGERPatti Presseller, a breast cancer survivor since 2008, stands with some of the artwork in her Sunart Gallery on Taylor Street in Punta Gorda. HERALD PHOTOS BY BARBARA BEAN-MELLINGERThis fabric collage, which Patti Presseller created in the style of John Singer Sargent for the Visual Arts Center, took her weeks to complete. Patti Presseller is currently exploring digital artwork, as shown on these note cards for sale in her shop on Taylor Street in downtown Punta Gorda. HERALD PHOTO BY TAMI GARCIAA pair of mottled ducks swim in a ooded drainage ditch outside of Carmalita Athletic Park, 6905 Florida St., Punta Gorda, where the Charlotte Warriors Pop Warner football teams play. The birds were spotted after the area was hit by heavy rains on Sept. 20.Birds of a featherMembers of the Charlotte Harbor Unied Brewing Society worked a booth at the Bavarian Bash Oktoberfest Days in downtown Punta Gorda. The local brewing club meets on the second Friday of the month at the Ice House Pub, 408 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. Visit for more information about CHUBS.Home-brew club participates in Bavarian BashProvided by KELLY RILEYMEMBERS OF CHUBS PHOTOS PROVIDEDBELOW: Amanda and Heath Rittenhouse dressed for the occasion when they worked the booth for the Charlotte Harbor Unied Brewing Society. Eric Bretan and Amanda and Heath Ritten house toast to a fun weekend during the Bavarian Bash Oktoberfest Days. The trio helped draw attention to the Charlotte Harbor Unied Brewing Society by working the clubs booth at the event. Club, where she and husband Jerry were scheduled to attend a community event. Here, she was greeted to a surprise birthday party, surrounded by her friends, family and lots of love. I was in a great mental state and a very good spiritual spot, Presseller said, thinking back to that summer. In fact, life was going so well that when it came time for her annual mammogram, she considered skipping a year. Presseller had always gone faithfully for the exam every year, but she didnt have any symptoms. Surely missing one year wouldnt hurt anything, she told herself. Still, Presseller forced herself to have the test done, a decision that shell never regret. After all the typical mammogram images were taken, the radiologist asked to take another view. Then the doctor showed her a comparison of the days shots with ones from the previous year, pointing out how many more calcications she now had in her breasts. Breast calcications are most often benign, but some, according to the Mayo Clinic website,, may look suspicious because of their tight clustering and irregular shapes. These calcications may be cancerous and merit additional testing. The doctors recommendation: a biopsy to check for cancer. I said a prayer, thanking God for my being in a place where I could accept whatever happened, Presseller recalled. She felt that a cancer diagnosis would be much easier to accept at her age than had she been in her 30s. Unfortunately, the biopsy did nd cancerous cells, and Presseller was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ, one of the most common forms of breast cancer. This diagnosis means that the cancer started in the milk duct and has stayed in place, according to However, the doctor was not able to get clear margins from the surgery. Presseller was told that, in her case, further biopsies were not advisable, and she would have better results with a double mastectomy. Although DCIS itself is typically a noninvasive cancer, it tends to recur years later. Presseller went forward with the surgery, spending two nights in the hospital for that surgery. Two more surgeries followed to complete her reconstruction. Today, Presseller goes for regular checkups and goes for an annual follow-up of lung X-rays, where breast cancer often metastasizes, or spreads. Many physicians recommend chest X-rays as a means of monitoring patients after breast cancer, and, to date, she has received good reports each time. Despite undergoing a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgeries, Presseller describes her experience with breast cancer as mild. Surely, her positive attitude had much to do with her acceptance of her cancer diagnosis and determination to ght it. She also knows the shock of being diagnosed with cancer even though she didnt exhibit any symptoms. Her story is all the more reason for people to go in for their annual exams, never skipping one because they feel healthy. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it is important to Presseller to remind women to get their annual mammograms. If you get a cancer diagnosis, dont wait, even if your doctor tells you to, Presseller said. She knows rsthand of women who waited and their outcomes werent as positive as hers. Get a second opinion, she added. Presseller knows, too, the fear and uncertainty of being newly diagnosed, so she is always willing to talk to people in that situation. Stop by and see her at Sunart Gallery, located at 307 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. The framing shop is also an art gallery and gift shop, featuring digital art note cards, fabric collages and found art artwork with 3-D objects that make images come alive. In this shop, youll meet Presseller a creative artist, savvy businesswoman and courageous breast cancer survivor. 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Herald Page 8 Friday, October 3, 2014 A Tashlich ceremony, an ancient Jewish custom typically per formed on the rst day of Rosh Hashanah, took place at Laishley Marina on Sept. 25. The event was led by Temple Shalom, located at 23190 Utica Ave., Port Charlotte.Tashlich ceremony offers clean start to Jewish New Year Betsy Williams PhotojournalistBetsy Williams is a freelance photographer. Contact her at HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMSRabbi Solomon Agin of Temple Shalom led verses for those gathered at Laishley Park for the Tashlich ceremony. During the event, typically held on the rst day of Rosh Hashanah, bread was cast into water, symbolizing the casting o of sins or transgressions from the previous year. Arline Agin passes a slice of bread for others to cast out into the marina. ABOVE: Via bread crumbs, Odette Port cast away her transgressions of the previous year. LEFT: Joyce Greenwald brought extra bread to share at the Tashlich ceremony. RIGHT: Bread crumbs, which represent sins or transgressions, have been cast into the waters of Laishley Marina during the Sept. 25 Tashlich ceremony. All golf scores must be emailed to BURNT STORE GOLF & ACTIVITY CLUB Scramble Sept. 13 1.) Bill Harding, Mary Welch, George Nassor. 2.) John Sileno, Sharon Sileno, Rick Kellner, Sandy Howard. Ladies League Sept. 24 1.) Mary Welch, Diane Mitchell, Joyce Punt, Jan Conrad. 2.) Missy Coykendall, Margaret Hiestand, Linda Weiss. 3.) MaryAnne San Juan, Kathy Glowicki, Sandy Howard, Deb Nichols. Mens League Sept. 24 FLIGHT A: 1.) Bob Houle, Gary Mitchell. 2.) Bernie Punt. FLIGHT B: 1.) Reggie Conrad. 2.) Carl Millerschoen. KINGSWAY COUNTRY CLUB Hole-in-One Sept. 10 Bill Paulsen aced Hole No. 8 from 160 yards using a 7-iron. It was witnessed by Ray Freeman, Vince Busche and Reed Ferrell. PORT CHARLOTTE GOLF CLUB MGA, Team Points Sept. 24 1.) Bob Brandt, John Compagno, Frank Kalivoda, Tim Goodman, +9. 2.) Bob Kelly, Ken Magin, Bill Ryan, +1. WGA, T.E.N. Sept. 25 1.) Marilyn Carlson, 38. ROTONDA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB MGA, Low Net Sept. 25 FLIGHT A: 1.) James Hastings, 68. 2.) John German, 69. 3.) Ron Guiliano, 70. FLIGHT B: 1.) Ken Helms, 68. 2.) Gerry Groh, 70. 3.) Chas Elliott, 70. FLIGHT C: 1.) Robert Bowen, 62. 2.) Ray Kotzian, 65. 3.) William Fleming, 66. CLOSEST TO THE PIN: Hole No. 5: Jeff Trostad; Hole No. 8: Bill Webber; Hole No. 11: Heinz Dittmar; Hole No. 14: Bob Scheeler. Scramble Sept. 29 1.) Bob Scheeler, Robert Bowen, Dave Metcalf, 30. 2.) John German, Ray Kotzian, Dick Barry, 31. CLOSEST TO THE PIN: Hole No. 13: Bob Scheeler. | GOLF SCORES M ICHAEL S TAMPAR D.O 50468135 Spago Is Happy To Announce The Addition Of Hair Stylist Anthony Rodriguez To Our Staff. Anthony would like to invite his previous clients to visit him at Spago Spago And Dr. Stampar Are Now Offering Fear No Mirror. Non-surgical And No Downtime To Freeze Away That Stubborn Fat. Visit us at our new location on the 3rd floor of the Sunloft Bldg., Corner of Taylor and Marion Call for complimentary consultation P UNTA G ORDA 205-3030 50473181 Amberg Insurance Center, Inc. 1900 Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda (across from Palm Chevrolet) (941) 639-7050 (800) 940-7688 17801 Murdock Circle Port Charlotte (next to Bacons Furniture) (941) 743-5300 (866) 743-5300 BEST INSURANCE AGENCY THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN FOR YOUR VOTE! 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 2011 BEST INSURANCE AGENT Debbie Saladino 2011 2011 2011 READERSCHOICEAWARD 2013 READERSCHOICEAWARD 2013 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013


Friday, October 3, 2014 Herald Page 9 Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda.WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8 Registration for The Foot Landings free, weekly Pub Run begins at 6 p.m. at the store, 117 Herald Court, Suite 1112, Punta Gorda. The event will end at a local, downtown area restaurant or pub. All are within walking distance from the free Herald Court Centre parking garage. All levels of runners and walkers are welcome. Call 941-347-7751 for details.THURSDAY, OCT. 9 An acoustical music session in Gilchrist Park, traditionally known as Guitar Army, will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the park, 400 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda.CALENDARFROM PAGE 2 ADD YOUR EVENT TO THE HAPPENINGS ON THE HARBORSubmit information about public events in Punta Gorda to Herald Editor Pamela Staik via email at or by calling 941-206-1125. Please include time, date, location and contact information in your requests. For more than 25 years, Sea Grape Gallery has introduced art to the Punta Gorda community through its cooperative business concept. The gallery, located at 113 W. Marion Ave., showcases only the work of member artists and select guest artists, with the gallerys day-to-day operations handled by the artist members. Through the years, the number of artists in the gallery has changed, with the gallery listing 19 current artist biographies on its website, These artists have helped the gallery grow over the years, and part of this is due to the monthly Artist of the Month program, which is meant to introduce the artists and their work to the public. Each month, the work of the featured artist is prominently displayed in the gallerys windows and front panels, as well as on the gallerys website. The featured artist also demonstrates his or her work during Gallery Walk, which is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. The most recent Artist of the Month was Sandy OGrady, whose work was displayed from September until Oct. 2. OGrady is a local businesswoman who has found her passion in working with animals and creating pine needle basketry. Owner of Suncoast One Title, OGrady nds time to volunteer at the Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary, 41660 Horseshoe Road, Punta Gorda, where she feeds the large animals, lectures and handles publicity for the nonprot. Her love of animals and Octagon show in the basketry she creates when she uses feathers, nuts, seeds and even tiger whiskers in her work. No, I dont pluck them, OGrady said of the tiger whiskers. I wait until they shed their whiskers. The bottoms of the baskets are of pottery that she creates at the Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda. Everything in her baskets comes from nature and her own creative hands. In the 16 years that Sea Grape Gallery has offered the Artist of the Month program, visitors to the gallery have enjoyed exquisite paintings, sculpture, jewelry, weaving and pottery. Kate Staber showed her delicate brush paintings during August, while May and June featured the work of the late Ray Stoy. He passed away at the age of 90, and he was instrumental in starting the monthly program. The rest of this month will feature watercolorist Jim Beech, who creates paintings of old boats and barns. His work was recently shown in a Florida Watercolor Society exhibit. In November, Beverly Yankwitt, an abstract, mixed-media artist, will be honored. Yankwitt is past president of the Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County, and she teaches at the Visual Arts Center. Finally, in December, Bonnie Benande will showcase her hand-thrown pottery, which blends functionality with art. The public is invited and encouraged to visit Sea Grape Gallery in downtown Punta Gorda. The artists are the owners, and they are happy to discuss their art with visitors. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. The gallery stays open until 8 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month for Gallery Walk. For more information, call 941-575-1718.Monthly artist showcase keeps Sea Grape Gallery visible Marilyn Thorndycraft Art SceneMarilyn Thorndycraft writes about the local art scene. Contact her at HERALD PHOTOS BY MARILYN THORNDYCRAFTSandy OGrady, the September Artist of the Month for Sea Grape Gallery, uses wrapped and dyed pine needles to make designs in her baskets. Nature is a focal point of Sandy OGradys baskets. 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Herald Page 10 Friday, October 3, 2014 Excerpts from 40 years ago Punta GordaDo you remember when?FROM OUR ARCHIVES Janine Smith 40 Years AgoJanine Smith writes about Punta Gordas historic past. Contact her at janinehs1@ The following excerpts are from the Daily Herald-News from Sept. 28, 1974, through Oct. 4, 1974:Busy port found on Boca GrandeBoca Grande, on the southern end of Gasparilla Island, continues to be among the busiest in the state. The natural deep water channel of the Charlotte Harbor makes it ideal for shipping activity. Phosphate mined in Polk County comes to the port by rail.Telephone center completeUnited Telephone Companys new central ofce and switching center in Port Charlotte has been completed. It will still take another year and a half before it can be in operation. The next step is installation of equipment. Automatic number identication and push-button dialing will be featured. Its initial capacity will be 19,000 customers in Port Charlotte. Currently, its exchange service has 10,000 business and residential customers. The total cost of construction and expansion is $4.5 million. Letter to the EditorDear Chief Bennett: The bicycle registration effort of Sept. 21 was a huge success. One hundred-eighty bicycles were registered and permanently marked to permit positive identication. This success was great, thanks to the cheerful, cooperative attitude displayed by your patrol man, Jerry Dattilo, and police cadet Michael Gandy. It was a real pleasure to work with your department on this project. John C. Patterson, President of the Punta Gorda Isles Civic AssociationChamber president calls for actionRobert J. Lehman, Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce president, has called for increased effort in tourist promotion, convention promotion and industrial development. This took place during Saturdays installation banquet at Ramada Inn. In his remarks, Lehman also included support for a Department of Transportation study and assistance to the Cultural Center.Social service department at St. Joseph HospitalThe Social Service Department at St. Joseph Hospital has a Homemaker Program. Eleanor Taylor, director of the department, said, When our patients leave the hospital, we do not want them to return to an empty void. That is what will happen to many persons unless some outside help for varying periods of time is available to them. She added, We are in a retirement community, many of our ne residents get ill, have an accident and become hospitalized. Going back home is our departments concern. We have, currently, 30 persons involved in our Homemaker Program. There are two types of services given to patients: part-time in a patients home and the foster home program, in which a husband-wife team take care of patients in their home.Punta Gorda Garden Club opens seasonThe Punta Gorda Garden Club members held a luncheon meeting Tuesday at Holiday Inn, Punta Gorda, to get the fall-winter season underway. They will catalog all rare and ower ing trees in the area this year. The group also made plans for the Christmas Home Tour on Dec. 13. The board members attending the meeting were Mrs. Kenton Haymans, president; Mrs. Matthew Bandler, second vice president; Mrs. C.W. Butler, director; Mrs. F.S. Chance, treasurer; Mrs. R.C. Faber, recording secretary; Mrs. Elwyn Messenger, corresponding secretary; and Mrs. J.P. Clark Jr., rst vice president.Medical Center Hospital offers gift showThe annual Christmas Gift Show and Sale, sponsored by the Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary, Punta Gorda, is scheduled for Oct. 23-24. There will be a great variety of Christmas items for sale. Mrs. James A. Robertson is co-chair of the Cherry Corner Gift Shop, Mrs. Howard G. Kipp is Toy Table chair and Mrs. Fred Stevens is chair of the Gift Show.In the serviceMarine Sgt. Daniel L. Long reported for duty with the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point, North Carolina. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Long of Wilson Drive, Punta Gorda.Officers chosen at Punta Gorda KiwanisPunta Gorda Kiwanis Clubs retiring president, David Johnson, handed the gavel to incoming president Bill McCort during yesterdays induction ceremony for the club. New secretary-treasurer Earl St. Marie was also installed.Installed at Port Charlotte KiwanisPort Charlotte Kiwanis Clubs new ofcers, who were installed Tuesday, are Russ Hait, A.A. Van Amerigen, Dick Kneipper, Franz Ross, Art Collins and Sheldon Coons.Charlotte Players to present Blithe SpiritThe Charlotte Players will present Noel Cowards comedy hit, Blithe Spirit. The play opens a four-night run as of Oct. 10 at the Cultural Centers Theatre. This laugh success has been described as fantastically funny and brilliantly clever during its long runs in London and New York City. The play is about ghosts, but the phantoms are funny, not frightening, according to Phil Brandon, director of the theater group. The main actors are Bill Becker, who plays the hero, and Bette Burrall and Gail Haefele, who play his ghostly wives.New car built by FordFord Motor Companys Granada, a new entry into the companys line of automobiles, is already a hit. Lillian F. Weaver of Charlotte Harbor has bought one of the new 1975 cars. The Granada was designed to combine efcient use of fuel with family-size room inside and plenty of head space and trunk area. Today in history Sept. 30On this date in 1789: The sailing ship Columbia left Boston on the rst voyage around the world by an American ship.Golf tournament championsThe ladies from Port Charlotte Country Club won a regional tournament. Eight of them teamed to post a Southwest Florida Womens Golf Association triumph against eight visiting teams Friday at the Port Charlotte Country Club. They were Carmen Prince, Marge Dyer, Helen Berry, Dot Reed, Jupe Tallmadge, Helen Berman, Doris Watkins and Peg Walton. Participating in the golf event were Cape Coral, Palmetto Pines, Golden Gate, Lochmoor, Fort Myers, Palm River, Lely and Lehigh.Tarpon JV cheer squad members announcedThe junior varsity cheerleaders of Charlotte High School are Renee Sinnard, Brenda Neal, Yvonne Morris, Janet Butler, Terry Grieco and Carol Graham. 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Friday, October 3, 2014 Herald Page 11 Art Club draws interest at Charlotte HighBy ALEXIS WHITECHS JUNIOR There are dozens of clubs at Charlotte High School, but the Art Club catches the eyes of students like no other. Art instructor Renee Massolio is the founder of the organization, and it is something she started during her rst year at CHS. All these years later, Massolio still has the same passion for the club that she had when she started teaching at CHS. Art Club has created many fond memories for her, but one memory stands out the most to Massolio. It happened in 2004, when she received approval to have the students paint the back steps of the portables following Hurricane Charley. Each teacher was carefully interviewed, and the paintings on each teachers steps were a representation of their class, Massolio said. Other projects offer positive memories for club members, too. The students in Art Club meet after school on Mondays to discuss various projects, including the Halloween party at Sallie Jones Elementary School. Here, the high schoolers provide face-painting services and carve pumpkins. We try to assist other schools, not just Charlotte High, Massolio stated. In past years, the CHS football eld is painted during homecoming week. That is a Tarpon tradition for the Art Club, and club president Breonna Burke was a part of the design team last year. She plans to do it again this year. Burke is a popular artist around school, and some of her work is displayed in the art rooms and the hallway display cases. Three words I would use to describe my personal art would be crazy, weird and fun, Burke said. She enjoys being able to express herself through the club. Each week, the club sees an average of 20 students in the meeting, but more have been known to gather. Every week is different, but I look forward to every Monday, Burke said. Savana Burdick-Perez, a junior, has been a member of the CHS Art Club since she was a freshman. She enjoys the club and what it brings to each member. Art Club is a great way to meet new people people you never thought you would talk to, but its a lot of fun, she said. Emily Blaine, a senior, looks forward to her rst year in the organization. She has heard many great things and decided to take part in the CHS Art Club and see what it offers. Im excited for the eld trips and dont know what to expect, Blaine said.Tarpon leaders look forward to new challengesBy TYRA DROUILLARDCHS SOPHOMOREThe Tarpon Leadership Academy has helped better the Charlotte High School community for years. It is cur rently sponsored by Ira Kincaid III. TLA is a service club, and its members are ready and willing to take part in school and community events in an effort to make a difference in the world around them. The club participates in several school-related events, like the schools talent show and the Punta Gorda Relay for Life event for the American Cancer Society. Although ninth-graders cannot join the organization, the club is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. We have something big were very excited about, Kincaid said. Jeff Damico, the assistant principal in charge of student support and testing, has set the group up to work with TEAM Punta Gorda, a grassroots community program and nonprot in the city of Punta Gorda. Students from the leadership academy will form a council of students to help out with TEAMs various projects. Basically they are going to go out and take part in community events. Do everything from the mayors ofce to the chamber of commerce, street dance, whatever, Kincaid explained. Not only do students in TLA strive to improve the community, but they also work to better themselves. Kincaid has integrated the books and teachings of Stephen and Sean Covey, authors of various Habits books, into the club. Kincaid said one of the most important habits is to begin with the end in mind, meaning have a plan and stick to it. Sophomore Nicole Schaff, 15, feels TLA members are hard workers and dedicated to the club. She said Kincaid makes sure that pride is taken with every task the students perform. She is very excited for what the group will bring this year. She said, I chose TLA because it teaches you responsibility, integrity and hard work, all of which make you a good leader.Frisbee catches on at CharlotteBy AMBER JELEN CHS SENIORMany clubs at Charlotte High School have become associated with Tarpon traditions, and one is currently vying for the chance to make a permanent name for itself in the schools history. What club is it? Ultimate Frisbee, thats what, said David Burchers, who serves as club president and is a senior. The Ultimate Frisbee Club was introduced to Charlotte High during the last school year, and it seems to be a huge hit with the students this year. While most people think Frisbee is just a game played in the back yard, many high schools and colleges have formed teams that travel to compete with other schools. Sponsor Keith Larkins has tried his hardest to encourage all students, boys and girls of any grade, to join the club. There are about 20 students signed up so far, Larkins said. We play outside on the soccer elds every Friday, and will, hopefully, eventually, compete against other schools and in tournaments.Tarpon students share school news PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG H H H TARPON PAGE PUNTA GORDA HERALD PHOTO BY AMBER JELENKeith Larkins is the sponsor of the Ultimate Frisbee Club at Charlotte High School. Larkins enjoys looking through Frisbeerelated magazines to get ideas for the club. HERALD PHOTO BY ALEXIS WHITE The 2014-15 Art Club at Charlotte High School meets Mondays after school. HERALD PHOTO BY TYRA DROUILLARD Nicole Scha, a sopho more at Charlotte High School, is proud to be part of the Tarpon Leadership Academy. HERALD PHOTO BY TYRA DROUILLARD Ira Kincaid III is proud to be the sponsor of the Tarpon Leadership Academy. He is ready for the new school year. Sallie Jones Elementary School offered students a special Spirit Day on Sept. 26, which doubled as a celebration for the kids participation in the Otis Spunkmeyer fundraiser. Showing spirit at Sallie JonesBy PETER ARATARIPHOTOJOURNALIST HERALD PHOTOS BY PETER ARATARIRIGHT: Max Barbare poses with the money he won during a cash-grab contest inside of a air-blowing machine during the celebration. Joe Angelini, a member of the Punta Gorda Police Department and the school resource ocer for Sallie Jones Elementary School, kisses a pet pig. He earned his smooch-time by receiving the most votes from the students. 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Herald Page 12 Friday, October 3, 2014 The annual Side by Side showcase, which features the talents of Charlotte High School vocal, band and theater students, took to the stage of the Charlotte Performing Arts Center on the evening of Sept. 26. The evening served as a fundraiser, providing nonstop entertainment on stage and the chance for folks to view some of the artwork of other Tarpon students while tasting various desserts throughout the center, located at 701 Carmalita St., Punta Gorda.Students wow crowd during Step by Step showcase Betsy Williams PhotojournalistBetsy Williams is a freelance photographer. Contact her at PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG PG H H H SCHOOL BUZZ PUNTA GORDA HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMSCharlotte High School sophomores Melanie Moenning and Emily Nadel are joined by Punta Gorda Middle School students Kaylan Uebelacker, Kamila Arias and Michelle Bifaretti for desserts in the Black Box. FROM THE COVER: Sophomore Bailey Crawford amazed the audience with her a capella perfor mance of I Am Changing from the musical Dream Girls. Teri Morrissey-Sloan and Deniece Jozeak display their Side by Side cake, just one of hundreds of desserts being oered at the Sept. 26 fundraiser. Chris Akins, 12, and Dakota Allen, 13, both from Punta Gorda Middle School, check out the display of Charlotte High School artwork. This piece was created by Sabrina Turney. LEFT: Dueling sophomore singers, Lauri Akins and Grace Helgemo, performed How the Other Half Lives from the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. Cameron Petro, a freshman, had a cowbell solo during one of the songs performed by the Char lotte High School Blue Jazz Band. Sophomores Julianna Thibeault, Emilee Templeton and Jennifer Lopez, all sophomores and members of the Charlotte High School chorus, wait for their turn on stage during the Side by Side benet. SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORES Open: Mon. Sat. 9am 5pm 1048 Tamiami Trail, Punta GordaC a l l T o S c h e d u l e A P i c k u p F o r C a l l T o S c h e d u l e A P i c k u p F o r Call To Schedule A Pickup For L a r g e F u r n i t u r e & A p p l i a n c e s L a r g e F u r n i t u r e & A p p l i a n c e s Large Furniture & Appliances (941) 637-1981 DONATIONS NEEDED! Your donation makes a big differenceP l e a s e D o n a t e C l e a n U s a b l e I t e m s P l e a s e D o n a t e C l e a n U s a b l e I t e m s Please Donate Clean, Usable Items. 50475212 Now accepting pick up in Arcadia. All money received from donations in Arcadia will be utilized to assist DeSoto County residents in need. Charlotte County to assist people in need in Charlotte County. $1295Adult CutFREE Shampoo & Lite DryReg $14SUN EXP. 10/17/14Price will vary with length and/or condition of hair. Not valid with other offers.$4295 Color or PermColor retouch with a Style OR Perm with a CutReg $45Specialty cuts, blow-dry style,design lines, set or curling iron extra. Not valid with other offers. SUN EXP. 10/17/14 2009 PORT CHARLOTTE(941) 627-10073280 TAMIAMI TRAIL(in Promenades Winn Dixie Bealls Outlet Plaza, at the corner of 41 & rf Try our Full line of Fantastic Sams products!CALL IN rntbnTOMORROW. 50471707


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Call Greg 941-626-7829 HOMES FOR RENT1210 L AKE S UZY 3/2/2 W/LAWNSERVICE...........$1295P OR T C HARLO TTE 2/2/1 W/STORAGESHED............$850 2/1 W/EXTRAROOM..................$850 3/2/1 INWOODLANDS..............$900 3/2/2 INGATEDCOMMUNITY.....$1200W E N EED R ENT AL L ISTINGS FULLPROPERTYLISTONLINEwww.almar-rentals.com941-627-1465 800-964-3095LETUSMANAGEYOURPROPERTY Almar Rentals & Management Services 0 0 .*") .*") (% (% 35#3*' 35#3*' 4+ 4+ "!.,,5/# "!.,,5/# 12)++5$5%&+12)++5$5%&+CONDOS/VILLAS FOR SALE1040 O O N N L L Y Y 6 6 2 2 3 3 M M L L S S S S T T A A T T I I S S T T I I C C S S A A S S O O F F0 0 9 9 / / 2 2 4 4 / / 1 1 4 4 H H O O U U S S E E S S , V V I I L L L L A A S S , C C O O N N D D O O S S A A R R E E A A V V A A I I L L A A B B L L E E A A S S O O F F T T O O D D A A Y Y I I N N B B E E A A U U T T I I F F U U L L V V E E N N I I C C E E , F F L L O O R R I I D D A A C C A A L L L L U U S S F F O O R R S S H H O O W W I I N N G G S S O O R R T T O O L L I I S S T TW W e e d d o o a a l l l l o o f f V V e e n n i i c c e e & & A A r r e e a a 9 9 4 4 1 1 4 4 8 8 5 5 4 4 8 8 0 0 4 4 S S a a l l e e s s 9 9 4 4 1 1 4 4 8 8 4 4 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 R R e e n n t t a a l l s s 1 1 8 8 0 0 0 0 4 4 6 6 4 4 8 8 4 4 9 9 7 7 PORT CHARLOTTE, Loveland Courtyard#3103 1187 Sq. 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Call Jane 941-488-5672 l12x46 1BR/1BA, unfurnished, Asking $3,500 l20x39 2BR/2BA, furnished, Turnkey asking $11,000. l12X56 2BR/1BAUnfurnished Asking $3500 WATERFRONT HOMES 1030 PORT CHARLOTTE FSBO 3/2/1 POOL on SW Canal in Quiet Area. Large Living Room/Dining Room Combo. Dock, Davits, No RE Agents. $169,000 941-766-0240 PORT CHARLOTTESailboat POOL Home! Built 2011.4/2/2 Boat Lift$345,000. OPENSAT.&SUN. 12-517032 Ohara Dr. 941-258-2665 PUNTA GORDA ISLES 3/2.5/2 Heated Saltwater POOL Home w/ Updated Kitchen & Master Bath. 2,321 sf. 39 Dock w/ 20K Boat Lift! Min. to Harbor! Move in Ready! $589,000. Deb Sestilio 941-391-1873 Fisherman's Village Realty PUNTAGORDAISLES 4/3/3, POOL/SPA Home on Sailboat Canal! Cherry Cabs, SS Appl., Wine Cooler, Plenty of Closets/Storage in Every Room & SO Much Mor e!! $598,000.Deb Sestilio 941-391-1873 Fisherman's Village Realty WATERFRONT in PGI! Split bdrm, double master, all updated. Huge fenced yard! New 32' dock w/2 floating boat lifts. A STEAL $244,700 Jeff Richards, KW Peace River Partners 941-875-3366 &0!)5-569<6!7 <6#0!&.!)5-0 !*35.-0!' &%%+8/4=:1$4:$1(%%4$22 18+8/4(%"84(;=11;$$,14(' W W i i n n d d m m i i l l l l V V i i l l l l a a g g e ew w/ / P P r r i i v v a a t t e e M M a a r r i i n n a aA Waterfront Community of 454 Homes & Building Sites 55+ Resident Owned Sailboat Access-Gated Large New Clubhouse w/Lots of Social Activities 215 Rio Villa Drive Punta Gorda FORECLOSURES1031 VENICE 3/3/1 400 Flamingo Drive l GULFVIEW l WATERFRONT l DEEDED BEACH ACCESS 2 Unit Rental or GREAT INVESTMENT LOT AUCTION-Oct 3rd 9am www $360,000 877-361-7325


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Please call 941-815-0732 for more info. MEDICAL CODING & BILLING SPECIALIST F/T position! EMR based medical practice seeks a highly motivated; self-directed biller. Experience required; Certification preferred. Drug-Free work place with Level II Background Screening. EXCELLENT Benefits Incld! Please send your resume to: OR RN with Exp in OR/PACU/PreOP/ENDO Days + On Call IV Therapy Cardiac Rehab RN Days OB RN Experienced in L&D and Nursery Nights Med Surg RN AM and PM Shifts Avail. ICU/ER RN's Nights DeSoto Memorial Hospital 900 N Robert Ave Arcadia, FL 34266 Fax To: 863-494-8400 Or apply online at %##$(/#& ,.0#' )..34/*!#12(++4"4#$+PT CAREGIVER NEEDED In Englewood For Small Adult Family Care Home. 3 Hours A Day, Early Am. Need Background Screening, CPR & 1st Aide. 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\b b\002r\001nfftt nft \r\007\006b HARVESTERS NEEDE D Harvester needs 90 temporary workers to cultivate and harvest citrus, 11/15/14 to 6/1/15. The employer is Circle H Citrus, Inc. and $10.26 per hour is guaranteed, however, during the harvest and pre-harvest, workers may be paid various piece rates depending upon crop activity and variety, but will be guaranteed $10.26 per hour. Job location is in the DeSoto, Polk and Hardee Counties, Florida. Employer will guarantee the opportunity for work f or the hourly equivalent of 3/4th of the workdays of the work period. The employer will provide the work tools, supplies and equipment at no cost to the worker. Housing will be provided for individual workers outside normal commuting distance. For workers residing beyond normal commuting distances, reasonable transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer after completion of 50% of the work period. Apply for this job at the Florida One-Stop Career Center office located at 2160 Northeast Roan Ave., Arcadia, FL, 34266 (863) 993-1008, ext. 231 using job listing number FL9937976. 8517917 HARVESTERS NEEDE D Harvester needs 42 temporary workers to cultivate and harvest citrus, 11/10/14 to 6/15/15. The employer is EB Harvesting, LLC. Workers will be paid $10.26 per hour depending on work location and piece rate(s) may be offered depending on crop activity, but will be guaranteed $10.26 per hour rate. Job location is in the Arcadia, Florida (DeSoto County) area and surrounding counties. Employer will guarantee the opportunity for work for the hourly equivalent of 3/4th of the workdays of the work period. The employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. Housing will be provided for individual workers outside normal commuting distance. For workers residing beyond normal commuting distances, reasonable transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer after completion of 50% of the work period. Apply for this job at the Florida One-Stop Career Center office located at 2160 NE Roan Ave., Arcadia, FL, 34266 (863) 993-1008 using job listing number FL9940060. 8517915 8517916 HARVESTERS NEEDED Harvester needs 222 temporary workers to cultivate and harvest various crops, 11-15-14 to 06-15-15. The employer is Citrus Harvesting, Inc. Workers will be paid $10.26 per hour depending on work location and piece rate(s) may be offered depending on crop activity, but will be guaranteed $10.26 per hour rate. Worksites are located in Hardee, Highlands, DeSoto, Manatee, Charlotte, Lee, Hendry and Polk Counties, Florida. Employer will guarantee the opportunity for work for the hourly equivalent of 3/4 of the workdays of the work period. The employer will provide the tools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. Housing will be provided for individual workers outside normal commuting distance. For workers residing beyond normal commuting distances, reasonable transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer after completion of 50% of the work period. Apply for this job at the Florida One-Stop Career Center office located at 324 6th Avenue, North, Wauchula, FL 33873 (863)-773-3474 using job listing number FL9938719. GENERAL2100 PEST CONTROLSERVICE Tech NEEDED, Full Time Excellent Driving Record. We Train. Great Benefits. Apply in person BAN-A-BUG 1560 S. McCall Mon-Friday 8am-5pm VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to provide respite to caregivers. Receive a $150 monthly allowance for 8 to 11 hrs/week. 12 month commitment beg. Nov 2014. Training provided. Successful completion will receive an educational award, may be transferrable. 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Come see what our Vendors have to offer. FRI.-SAT. 9AM-4PM 1493 Dorchester St. Entire Contents of House! Furn., TVs, China & Much More. %*$)*&#!$& #&*,!-&&"'"*+( FRIDAY, OCT 3RD FROM 9AM-1PM ATSTERLING HOUSE OF ENGLEWOOD550 ROTONDABLVD W. FURNITUREANDMISC.ITEMS.ALLPROCEEDS GO TO THE ALZHEIMERS WALK. SAT 8-3 1321 Kensington St. Hshold Items, Electric Cement mixer, 12 Pontoon Boat, 1984 S-380 MercedesBenz Project Car, Furniture. SAT-SUN 8AM-2PM 18190 Steele Ave. Craft Supplies, Fabric & Ribbon, Yard Tools, & MUCHMORE!! SAT. 10-2 4280 James St. #8, Whidd Ind Pk Clearance furn. tools fishing, household, sports equip., golf-bikes. SAT. 8-? 1154 Barbour Ave. Scuba gear, Prom Dresses, Alarm, Furn., Clothing, Bbq grill, plants, stained glass equip. SAT. 8-2. 1508 Abscott St. Tools, antiques, Christmas decorations, hshld, glassware, women/men clothes SAT. OCT. 4, 8AM-1PM 27385 VOYAGEUR DR. HARBORHEIGHTS3 F AMIL Y S ALE SPORTSDECO, TOOLS, EVERYTHING PT. CHARLOTTE/DEEP CREEK GARAGE SALES6006 SUN 9/28, Sat 10/4 & Sun 10/5. 10AM-4PM. 225 Fountain St. Huge Moving Sale! Whole House Must Go! THURS FRI SAT 8AM-2PM 338 CORRIENTES CIRCLE Deep Creek, MOVING SALE Tools, pictures, household items and much more. TUES-WED-THURS OCT 7TH-9TH 8AM-2PM. 4374 ATLANTUS DR LARGE YARD SALE. MUST SEE!!!! OFF COLLINGSWOOD DR, TURN LEFT ON WING AND LEFT ON ATLANTUS. 3 BEAUTIFUL BEDROOM SUITES IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. FAMILY ROOM FURNITURE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. MANY EXTRAS!!! PUNTAGORDA GARAGE SALES6007 FRI & SAT 7:30-3 SUN. 7:30-2 224343 SAN RAFAEL RD Burnt Store Lakes Anything & Everything!! FRI-SUN. 9-4 415 Fireball Ct HUGE ESTATESALE Quality items, 2 complete LR Sets, 3 complete Bdrm Sets, Kitchen set, Dining rm Set, 2 leaves, 8 chairs. 5 TVs. Sm appls. Extreme amount of Tools. Lawn Equip sm & Large, Tables, Lamps, Large Building Air Conditioners, Generators, Knick Knacks, Entertainment Center, & Luggage. FRI.-SAT. 9AM-? 30119 Alder Rd. (Hwy 17E, Ridge Harbor Subdivision) Ladies L/XL, Books, Kitchen, Art & etc. SAT ONLY 7AM-3PM 1945 MANZANA AVE TOOLS, TOOLS TOOLS, AND MORE ALL MUST GO! PUNTAGORDA GARAGE SALES6007 FRI. 8-12 & SAT. 8-10 1321 Casey Key Dr. ESTATE SALE Assisted by the Isles Girls and Guys. (Dir: South on Bal Harbor, turn left on Casey Key) Desk; Lounge Chairs; Leather Sofa; 3 Pc. Wall Unit; Bookcases; Coffee Table; End Tables; Full-Size Bed; Chest; Makeup Table; End Table; Dining Room Table w/4 Chairs; 2 Hutches; Sofa; Coffee & 2 End Tables; Credenza; Queen Bed; 2 Night Stands; Chest; Dresser & Mirror; Artificial Flower Arrangements; Linens; Books; Pictures; Plastic Boxes;Wicker Patio Set; Rubbermaid Outdoor Storage Units; Riding & Push-Lawn Mowers; Electric Wheelchairs; Electronic Equipment; Miscellaneous Kitchen & Garage Items. Buyers are responsible for the removal of purchased items. Our cashier has a list of independent, qualified movers. FRI.-SAT., 8am-? 508 Tabebuia Tree. Burnt Store Meadows (Follow Signs) MOVING SALE!! Household, Golf & Fishing. Too Much Too List!! FRIDAY ONLY 9-12 818 & 800 Bimini Ln. Two Family Garage Sale. Baby Items, Fishing, Odds & Ends! -%+$#!,"$(&%')* PGI 145 Bayshore Ct. (Off Marion) FRI.-SAT. 8-1. Furn., Video Games & Controllers, CDs, Movies, Elec., Planner & Sander. Many FREE items. Come and See!! SAT ONLY 9AM-2PM 3845 Albacete Ci. The Villas at Burnt store isles ESTATE SALE furniture, antiques, housewares & art. SAT ONLY. 9 2. 5040 Lacosta Island Ct. New furniture from staged home. Many misc items for sale. Inquiries email SAT-SUN 8-1 3417 Nighthawk Court. MOVING SALE!Furniture & Household Items. Must See!!!!!!!! THUR-FRI 9-4 SAT 9-12 11686 SW Thornton Ave 34269 near Sunny Breeze Golf Course. Something For Everyone! HUGE Garage Sale! PUNTAGORDA GARAGE SALES6007 ST. VINCENT RUMMAGE SALE 25200 Airport Rd. and Taylor Rd. Sat. Oct. 4th 9-12. Rain Date Sat. Oct. 11th 9-12. Household items, furn. clothing, jewelry, shoes, purses, books & linens. ROTONDAAREA GARAGE SALES6008 FRI & SAT 8-2 1141 Rotonda Ci. Household, power tools, fishing, coolers, hardware, No clothes. FRI-SAT 9-2 210 Rotonda Blvd E. Sofa, Chairs, End Tables, Dining Table, Power Washer, Tools, Glassware, Czech Crystal. MOVINGSALE! %*$)*&#!$& #&*,!-&&"'"*+( FRI-SAT 9AM-2PM 142 Jennifer Dr. Numerous Household Items. S. VENICE AREA GARAGE SALES6010 SATURDAY-SUNDAY 8-3 950 Queen Road. Everything From Kids Items To Tools. VENICE AREA GARAGE SALES6011 SAT. & SUN. 8-4 Venice Gardens, 517 Mt. Vernon Dr. Furniture, Pictures, Household Goods & MORE!! SAT. ONLY 9-2 986 North Gondola Dr. HUGESALE!! Lawn Furniture,Lamps,Holiday Decor, & MUCH..MUCH..MORE!! Something For Everyone!! SAT.-SUN. 8AM-5PM 105 The Corso Estate/Moving Sale Everything MUSTGO!


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Sr. Owned. $3900. 941-697-9897 APPLIANCES6250 WALKER WITH FRONT ROLLERS Like new! $15 803-624-8039 WASHER & DRYER, Front Loaders, GE with Pedestals, 4 yrs, $900 obo 941-697-7062 WASHER Front-load w/ Stand. Good Cond. $400 941-629-1347 WINDOW AIR CONDITIONER 10,000 BTU. $40 941-740-2595 MISCELLANEOUS6260 1979 VESPA Project Not Running $135 sold sold sold AFFORDABLE SMOKES$1.30/PACK$13./CARTON ROLLYOUROWNATHOME! TOPBRANDTOBACCOS, TUBES, CASES, RYO MACHINES& PARTSVAPOR E-CIGS E-LIQUIDMADEINUSA LOW PRICES! ROLL A PACK TOBACCO 2739 Taylor Rd. 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W/ROPE, FLOAT, ZINC, REBAR $35 941-830-0998 DEHUMIDIFIER, AS-IS, needs freeon $12 941-4969252 DELL AXIM PDA X51v with Cable/Cradle. $50 941-4260760 ENGINE STAND 750 lb capacity $25 941-423-8548 EXT.CORD FOR Generator 4 outlets .. $55 941-496-9252 FIREWOOD SEASONED split oak 1/2 facecord FREE DELY $120 941-526-7589 FIREWOOD SEASONED split oak 1/2 facecord $120 941526-7589 FIREWOOD Split, Bundled, and ready for the firepit! Perfect for these cooler nights! Pine, Oak, Citrus 941-468-4372 HURRICAINE KIT 4o fasteners $30 941-580-4460 INVERSION TABLE Body Champ, like new. $75 941-661-1061 INVESTMENT BOOKS (10) Fisher, Templeton, etc. $50 941-585-8149 LIGHT KIT for celing fan. New $10 941-629-6374 LOADING RAMPS Craftsman steel folding $75 941-6378476 MAG LITE incandesent 2D mag and mini $25 941-6810474 MATS ACURA MDX all weather factory mats $80 941-4298507 OFFICE/BUSINESS EQUIP./SUPLIES6220 FILING CABINET Four drawers. $50 941-740-2595 PACKING PEANUTS 50 gal bags each $5 941-423-7845 OFFICE OUTFITTERSPre-owned & new office furniture. VENICE 941-485-7015 TYPEWRITER BROTHERS Electric, Good cond. $45.00 941-637-7832 RESTAURANT SUPPLIES6225 CAFE CHAIRS WOOD/NATURAL COLOR $50 941-681-6417 DINING SET Outdoor Resin Furniture $250 941-681-6417 CATS6232 NOTICE: Statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots, and be free of intestinal and external parasites. KITTENS: Orange Hemingway White, one fluffy Orange. Call 941-270-2430. DOGS6233 NOTICE: Statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots, and be free of intestinal and external parasites. APPLIANCES6250 CHEST FREEZER Runs Good $50 941-629-3874 COOKIE PRESS CORDLESS battery operated $5 941-8899240 DISHWASHER GE. White $100 941-575-7054 DRYER, Kenmore, Off White, Runs Great! $125/OBO 941-544-1024 FREEZER Gibbson Upright $75 941-505-0922 FRIDGE 26 CU FT White, S X S, Ice Maker $150 941-639-9293 FRIG/FREEZERGE WHITE SIDE BY SIDE $75 941-6246617 MICROWAVE Counter-top. $40 941-740-2595 MICROWAVE white works fine. $20 941-661-7158 PORTABLE A/C Haier 8K BTU. Never Used. $200 941-676-2019 REFRIDGERATOR Kenmore 25 cu. ft. Side x Side. H2O & Ice in Door. Excellent Condition. $275. obo 941-2041548 or 941-276-0765 REFRIGERATOR 18.5top Frezzer Frigidaire Refrigerator $295 941-681-2433 REFRIGERATOR 20.7CF, Blk, Haier, ice kit, 1yo $420 863-303-3744 REFRIGERATOR DORM freezer 3.3cu ft 3 mo old $100 941-743-0582 REFRIGERATOR Whirlpool 25cu. ft. S-S white 1 yr old $650 941-391-6274 REFRIGERATOR White SxS Door Ice 25cu vgc $350 941-460-6022 LAWN & GARDEN6160 RIDER LAWNMOWER runs good, needs belt $275 941249-7302 RIDER, TURO, Zero turn 42 Deck $800 PH. 941-4212601 RIDING MOWER John Deere STX38 Needs Tranny $450 941-625-8311 TOP SOIL For Sale! Please call: 941-468-4372 TRIMMER HUSQVARNA $100 941-483-1956 WEED WACKER w/edger att. 16 RYOBI (775R) 31 C.C. GAS $75 941-391-6163 WHEEL BARROW large $35 941-227-0676 STORAGE SHEDS/ BUILDINGS6165 WEATHER KINGPORTABLE BUILDINGS Purchase or Rent To Own!Free Delivery & Set Up. Ask Your Dealer, Mattas Motors About Options 941-916-9222 BUILDING SUPPLIES6170 BATHROOM SINK White Delta Faucet. Nice. $20 941-204-3274 WINDOWS 3.Vinyl, White. 41 3/4 x 52 3/4. New! Must Sell!$200/All. 941-625-4139 TOOLS/ MACHINERY6190 CHAINSAW HOMELITE Ranger 33cc 16+ case $100 941-639-9293 ENGINE STAND New in box 750lb capacity $50 941-6252627 FLOOR JACK Husky 6-21 inch liftnorth port $35 941-400-9063 GENERATOR 2800 watt never used $200 941-6264117 GENERATOR COLEMAN 5000 WATT NEW $400 941-447-8149 GENERATOR Troy-built Excel cond. Like New, 5550 watts $450 941-743-7991 LADDER WERNER 8 ft extention, good shape $25 941929-5432 MURATIC ACID 2GAL Unopened $20 941-460-0806 PIPE DRAIN CLEANER KIT Handy lectrickit cost $200 941-585-8149 PRESSURE WASHER Husky Hydro Surge 1600 $90 941681-2433 SCRAPER FLOOR TILE long,small,med $25 941-6276780 TABLE SAW Rigid 36 fence,router tble inc. $425 941-661-6432 TOOLS AUTO AC tools + R12 (6 cans) $150 941-585-8149 VACUUM PUMP 110 volt $35 941-475-9689 VINYL CABINETRY 2 Garage Storage $75 941-460-0806 WORKBENCH W/VICE $40 941-637-8476 FARM EQUIPMENT6195 TRACTORS (2) FORD, N-9 Older Models. $600. for Both! Will Separate 941-474-8939 TOYS/GAMES6138 AIR-HOCKEY SPONGE BOB SMALL $5.00 941-889-9240 CAR & CONTROLLERS 1/8 ofna mbx Over 2k invested,lot of xtras $400 941-681-0474 LITTLE TIKES mountain climber with slide $125 941429-8507 PC ARCADE MAME 2500 hyperspin xarcade $500 941681-0474 ROCKER LITTLE TYKES Police Sounds Like New $55 941-474-1036 TYCO R/C LAMBORGHINICOUNTACH NEW $125 941-447-8149 POOL/SPA/ & SUPPLIES6145 BUY HOT TUBS DIRECT FROM MANUFACTURERSELLING@ WHOLESALE PRICING TOPUBLIC. $AVE $$ HOME SHOW SARASOTA CONVENTION CENTER 8005 15 TH S TREET E AST 941-421-0395 HOT TUB MANUFACTURERSELLING@ WHOLESALE PRICING TOPUBLIC. $AVE $$ 941-421-0395 **SPAS & MORE** HUGEINVENTORYBOTH NEWANDUSED!WE TAKETRADINS ANDALSO 941-625-6600 LAWN & GARDEN6160 AEROGARDEN WALL FARM New in box. $20 941-235-2203 BANANA PLANTS, misi luki, silver date palm $9.00 $6.50 941-833-0504 CHAIN-SAW MCCULLOCH 10-10 pro 16bar $100 941697-6592 Cuddle up by the fire! Firewood Split, Bundled and ready for the firepit! Pine, Oak, or Citrus, 941-468-4372 EDGER CRAFTSMAN electric $25 941-637-8476 EDGER, Electric Craftsman $39. Paid$79. 941-580-4460 HUGE PLANTCONTAINERS Nice $125 941-624-0928 LAWN EDGER 3.5 hp. lawn edger good condition $75 941-249-7302 LAWN MOWER Craftmans Self propelled mowner 6.5/fwd $70 941-681-2433 MOSQUITO LANTERNS Mosquito Lanterns $18 941-6240928 MOWER Toro, 190cc. Personal pace. Runs great. $150 941-833-0005 PATIO TABLE and Chairs Table w 5 Chairs $85 941460-0806 PAVERS/STEPPING STONES 31 16x2 round $50 941-423-8548 PLANT HOLDER Hydroponic Holds approx 80 plants $75 941-575-9800


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Good Condition! $3,900. 941-456-3478 2007 TOYOTA CAMRY 4DR CE 78K MI $9,950 855-481-2060 Dlr 2007 TOYOTA COROLLA 4DR LE 82K MI $8,245 855-481-2060 Dlr 2007 TOYOTA RAV4 LIMITED 82K $12,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2008 TOYOTAMATRIX XR, low mi, 1 own, sunroof, 941-629-1888 2010 TOYOTA COROLLA 4 DR LE 30K MI $11,950 855-481-2060 Dlr 2011 TOYOTA CAMRY Only 14,516 Miles! $13,285. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2011 TOYOTA SCION TC 40,076 MI $13,987 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 TOYOTA HIGHLANDERBACK-UP CAM 22K $25,911855-280-4707 DLR VOLKSWAGEN7220 2004 VW BEETLE CONVERT 63K MI $7,975 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 VOLKSAGEN EOS 2DR LTHR 45K MI $14,877 855-481-2060 Dlr 2010 VW BEETLE 23K, lther, pwr roof, 1 own, heaven blue 941-629-1888 2012 VOLKSAGEN PASSAT 31,868 mi, $16,487 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT2.5L SE 19K MI $15,911 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF LIFTBACK 4,125 MI $17,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 2.0L TDI SPORT WAGEN 19K MI $24,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA TDI, 17K miles, Like New! $18,500 941-505-7355 VOLVO7230 2007 VOLVO S80 4DR LTHR SNRF 88K MI $10,897 855-481-2060 Dlr HYUNDAI7163 2013 HYUNDAI ELANTRA 4DR LMTD 12K MI, $15,950 855-481-2060 Dlr 2013 HYUNDAI SONATA 35K MI $14,875 855-481-2060 Dlr 2013 HYUNDAI SONATA HYBRID LMTD NAV 26K MILES $23,990 855-280-4707 DLR INFINITI7165 2003 INFINITI G35 136K MI $6,874 855-481-2060 Dlr 2004 INFINITY Q45 66K MILES $11,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2006 INFINITI G35 94K MI $11,987 855-481-2060 Dlr KIA7177 2010 KIAOPTIMA LX, 4cyl 1 owner, 32mpg, nice $12,900 941-629-1888 2010 KIA SOUL SPORT WAGON 51K $11,911 855-280-4707 DLR 2011 KIA RIO LX 4 Door Sedan, Auto, Power Windows $10,695 941-916-9222 Dlr. MAZDA7180 2007 MAZDA 6, 94k mi., Extra Sharp!! $7495 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2008 MAZDA CX7 57,616 MI $12,875 855-481-2060 Dlr MERCEDES7190 1984 MERCEDES-BENZ S380 Good Engine & Appearance. Trans Slips. Floor Pans Rusted. Good Project Car. $1,900 941-769-2980 2002 MERCEDES S-500, sports pkge, 1 owner, 100K, rides like new, black w/tan int. $10,500770-331-6847 PG 2010 MERCEDES GLK350 47K MILES $24,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2011 MERCEDES C300 LUX SEDAN 16K MILES $22,911 855-280-4707 DLR MINICOOPER7192 2013 MINI COOPER COUPE AUTO 16K MI $19,911 855-280-4707 DLR NISSAN7200 2001 NISSAN MAXIMA GLE 88k, White $6795 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2004 NISSAN 350Z 66,000 mi, 350Z Auto w/Nav, one owner/garaged. Must see., $11,000 239-470-2865 HONDA7160 2006 HONDA ACCORD 92K MI $8,995 855-481-2060 Dlr 2007 HONDA ACCORD 4DR EXL 79K MI $12,475 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 HONDA ACCORD 35,630 MI, $13,875 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 HONDA ACCORD 4DR EXL 101K MI $13,875 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 HONDA CIVIC HYBRID 59K MI $11,875 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 HONDA FIT 66,581 MI $10,987 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 HONDA FIT 88,471 MI $8,944 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 HONDA RIDGELINE 84K MI $16,854 855-481-2060 Dlr 2009 HONDACIVIC 4 dr, EX, Alloys, Pwr Roof, Gas Saver 941-629-1888 2010 HONDA CIVIC 59K MI $11,875 855-481-2060 Dlr 2010 HONDA CR-V EX 2WD 84K MI $14,987 855-481-2060 Dlr 2010 HONDA INSIGHT 49K MI $12,457 855-481-2060 Dlr 2011 HONDA ACCORD CROSSTOUR 80K MI $13,950 855-481-2060 Dlr 2011 HONDA ACCORD V6 EXL NAV 44K MI $18,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2011 HONDA CIVIC 2DR EXL 42K MI $15,784 855-481-2060 Dlr 2011 HONDA FIT 4 DR 36,970 MI $13,754 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 HONDA ACCORD 4DR LX 13K MI $16,874 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 HONDA ACCORD 4DR LX 22K MI $15,950 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 HONDA ACCORD 4DR LX 33K MI $14,795 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 HONDA ACCORD 4DR LXP 29K MI $15,950 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 HONDA CIVIC 4DR LX 16K MI $15,874 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 HONDA CIVIC 4DR LX 25K MI $15,295 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 HONDA CIVIC 4DR LX 27K MI $14,985 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 HONDA CR-V EX 29K MILES $20,911 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 HONDA ACCORD V6 EXL NAV 11K MI $26,990 855-280-4707 DLR HYUNDAI7163 2007 HYUNDAI ENTOURAG 44,760 MI $10,457 855-481-2060 Dlr 2007 HYUNDAI SANTAFE GLS 98K MI $9,445 855-481-2060 Dlr 2010 HYUNDAI ACCENT 39,007mi, Hyundai Accent GLS 2 dr HB 39000 mi Auto AC Mint Cond, $7,950 941-257-8366 2010 HYUNDAI ELANTRA 5DR TOURING 44K MI $11,985 855-481-2060 Dlr 2010 HYUNDAIELANTRA Gls, 46K, fac. warr, pwr roof, All pwr,JeffsAutoSales.net941-629-1888 2012 HYUNDAI GENESIS GT NAV 6,289 MILES $21,911 855-280-4707 DLR USED CAR DEALERS7137 Mattas Motors 941-916-9222Buy Here Pay Here WE FINANCE EVERYONE MUSTHAVEINCOME& DOWNPAYMENT941-473-2277www ACURA7145 2001 ACURA 3.2TL Auto, 4 Door, Exc. Condition. 71K Miles. $6,000 941-697-0973 2002 ACURA 3.5RL 100K MILES $7,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2010 ACURA TL 42K MILES $17,911 855-280-4707 DLR 2011 ACURA TL, loaded, 21K Alloys. Warranty, Wh Diamond 941-629-1888 AUDI7147 2008 AUDI TT COUPE 3.2 QUATTRO 75K MI $21,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2012 AUDI A5 2.0T PREM CABRIOLET 27K MILES $34,911 855-280-4707 DLR 2012 AUDI S5 3.0T PREM CABRIOLET 36K MILES $38,911 855-280-4707 DLR BMW7148 2011 BMW 328ISD NAV. 48K MILES $24,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2011 BMW 550I GT-NAV 31K $36,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2012 BMW 328ICV CONV. 19K $37,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2012 BMW X5 X-DRIVE NAV 31K MI $38,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2014 BMW X3 X-DRIVE NAV 7,596 MI $40,990 855-280-4707 DLR 0 0 .*") .*") (% (% 35#3*' 35#3*' 4+ 4+ "!.,,5/# "!.,,5/# 12)++5$5%&+12)++5$5%&+HONDA7160 2001 HONDA CR-V 118,459 MI $5,874 855-481-2060 Dlr 2004 HONDA ACCORD 119,778 MI $6,987 855-481-2060 Dlr 2004 HONDA CR-V EXL AWD 81K MI $10,945 855-481-2060 Dlr 2005 HONDA CR-V EX AWD 88K MI $11,987 855-481-2060 Dlr 2005 HONDA CR-V EXL AWD 112K MI $10,978 855-481-2060 Dlr 2006 HONDA ACCORD 2DR EXL V6 114K MI $9,744 855-481-2060 Dlr JEEP7080 2001 JEEP GRAND 135,614 MI $5,995 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 JEEP LIBERTY 73,000 mi, EXCON 73K WHITE1OWNERFL CAR LIBERTY SPORT,2WD, $11,700 941-400-8815 LINCOLN7090 2007 LINCOLN MKZ AWD 75K MILES $10,990 855-280-4707 DLR MERCURY7100 2000 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS Extras! Leather Seats, All Power Options. 66K Org. Miles! Excellent Cond! Asking $6,500 941-639-4885 2007 MERC. Gr-Marquis LS pwr wheelchair lift, lther, loaded 941-629-1888 PONTIAC7130 2001 PONTIAC GRAND-AM 4 Door, V6, Cold AC. Just Serviced. $1,975. 941-628-0576 2006 PONTIAC G6 2 DR LTHR 6SPD 92K MI $8,875 855-481-2060 Dlr 2006 PONTIAC SOLSTICE Roadster, 20K, Auto, leather, 941-629-1888 2007 PONTIACG6, Conv, 56K, Hardtop, leather, loaded! 941-629-1888 2007 PONTIAC VIBE 86K MI, $10,987 855-481-2060 Dlr 2009 PONTIAC G6 48k, One Local Owner $11,295 941-916-9222 Dlr. SATURN7135 2008 SATURN VUE Redline, low mi, V6, leather, Sunburst JeffsAutoSales.net941-629-1888 PROPOWERAUTOSALES4140 Whidden Blvd Port Charlotte, 33980 00 SC1 Coupe $1,488 98 SW2 Wagon $2,400 00 SL2 Sedan $2,400 01 L200 Sedan $3,175 03 Vue SUV $3,899 04 Vue SUV $4,200 04 Vue SUV, AWD $4,599 06 Vue 4 cyl $4,799 06 Vue 4cyl & 6cyl $5,899 07 Vue $6,199 08 Vue XE $7,995 09 Outlook XE 8 pass$8,495 Used Saturn Parts & Service941-627-8822 SCION7136 2005 SCION XB ,Scion XB ex cond auto trans fwd 91K new pioneer radio w/USB, MIL 91,000 $6,500 941-2681494 DODGE7060 2005 DODGE DAKOTA DALIMER SLT 110K MI $10,879 855-481-2060 Dlr 2005 DODGE NEON Black, $6495 $5995 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2005 SATURN L300 4DR V6 87K MI $6,478 855-481-2060 Dlr 2010 DODGE CHARGER, Only 55,200 Miles! $12,984. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2013 DODGE CHALLENGERR/T HEMI 7,021 MI $29,990 855-280-4707 DLR FORD7070 2001 FORD EXPLORER 2 DR, Runs Grt. Gd Shape, Cold A/C. $3,100/obo. 286-3990 2002 FORD THUNDERBIRD BLUE. H-TOPCONV. FAC. GIFTS. 34K MI $19,900/OBO941-575-0342 2003 FORD F-250 246,615 MI $7,844 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 FORD FUSION SE $10,695 Mattas Motors 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2010 FORD FUSIONSE 50K MI $12,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2010 FORD MUSTANG 2DR V6 64K MI $13,945 855-481-2060 Dlr 2011 FORD MUSTANGSHELBY GT500 20K MI $44,990 855-280-4707 DLR FREE MERCHANDISE ADS!! To place a FREE merchandise ad go to: SUN-CLASSIFIEDS.COM and place your ad. CLICK ON CLICK HERE TO PLACE YOUR AD NOW and follow the prompts. FREE ads are for merchandise UNDER $500. and the ad must be placed online by you. One item per ad, the ad must be 3 lines or less, price must appear in the ad. Your ad will appear online & in print for 7 days! Some restrictions do apply. LIMIT5 FREEADS PERWEEK **Everyone Needs to Register on Our New Site** Need To Place a Classified Ad? 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CALL941-979-6896. 1996 FORD RANGER runs good, 100K+ miles, auto, 6 cyl $1500 OBO 941-564-8241 2002 FORD F-150 King Ranch. New Motor, Trans, A/C, New Tires & Brakes. $7,500 obo 941-626-4145 2011 CHEVY SILVERADO 23,613 Miles! $30,584. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2011 DODGE RAM 1500, Alloys, 1 owner, 30K, Warranty 941-629-1888 2012 DODGE RAM 1500, 4X4, 4dr, 33K, Hemi, Tow Pkg, 941-629-1888 2012 FORD F-250 Crew Cab, 4x4, 23k miles, $32,000 864-376-3725 North Port A A P P P P L L Y Y N N O O W WDONTWAIT. DRIVETODAYGUARANTEEDCREDIT SPORTUTILITY/ VEHICLES7305 2005 BUICK RENDEZVOUS 4dr, automatic, Full power, Very clean! $3950 941-214-0889 2005 FORD ESCAPE XLT 4 Door AWD. 3L V6, 65K Miles! $6,600. 941-628-4373 2006 CHEVY AVALANCHE Loaded, 129K, Beautiful Cond., $13,500 941-505-7355 2006 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER 101,182 Miles! $4,184. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2006 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER 148,637 Miles! $3,884. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 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Fully Loaded! $4,988. 941-787-3044, Dlr 2007 CHRYSLER T&C Ltd, loaded, pwr doors, stow n go, 941-629-1888


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