Charlotte sun herald

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Charlotte sun herald
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Charlotte sun herald (Charlotte Harbor, Fla. : 1995)
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Sun herald
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Charlotte Harbor, FL
Sun Coast Media Group- Robert E. Lee - Publisher - Jim Gouvellis - Executive Editor
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Newspapers -- Charlotte Harbor (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Charlotte County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Charlotte -- Port Charlotte
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Also issued on microfilm from Crest Technologies.
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Vol. 103, no. 225 (Aug. 13, 1995)-
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"An edition of The Sun Herald."

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University of Florida
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A prominent sign along Harborview Road in Charlotte Harbor advertised a bright white, waterfront home with a two-car garage and a large entryway ”anked by sweeping pillars for just under $1 million. Some scienti“c studies have recently suggested that, due to sea level rise from global warming, waterfront homes throughout the country face discounts. So, will that pricey home sell at a bargain in the future along with thousands of other waterfront properties across coastal communities in Charlotte and Sarasota counties? A recent study published in Environmental Research Letters by a researcher from Harvard University at least claimed consumer preference may exist in favor of higher elevation properties.Ž The study, which was focused on Miami-Dade County, also said that lower elevation properties may appreciate less due to ”ooding concerns. And another study involving researchers from the Some studies suggest wate rfront discounts are imminentBy ANDREA PRAEGITZERSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTO BY ANDREA PRAEGITZERA sign advertising harbor front new homes o Harborview Road in Charlotte Harbor. NASA ON RISING SEASThe seas of the Earth are rising, a direct result of a changing climate. Ocean temperatures are increasing, leading to ocean expansion. And as ice sheets and glaciers melt, they add more water. An armada of increasingly sophisticated instruments, deployed across the oceans, on polar ice and in orbit, reveals significant changes among globally interlocking factors that are driving sea levels higher. Yet the globally averaged trend toward rising sea levels masks deeper complexities. Regional effects cause sea levels to increase on some parts of the planet, decrease on others, and even to remain relatively flat in a few places, including, in recent decades, on the California coast.Ž„ SOURCE: NASA, https://sealevel. understanding-sea-level/ causes/overview BOTTOM LINEWhile research confirms waterfront homes will be endangered as sea levels rise, it could be decades before that happens and the prospect does not seem to have impacted home buyers „ especially in Charlotte and Sarasota counties, according to Realtors.RISING | 4Earlier this week, the AAA Auto Club urged bicycle safety, stating more and more bicyclists have been dying in crashes nationwide, citing a statistic from the National Highway Traf“c Safety Administration that 840 bicyclists died in 2016, making it the deadliest year on record since 1991. Locally and statewide, theres been a slight drop since 2016. Last year, 111 bicyclists died in crashes across Florida, compared to 140 in 2016, according to the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. However, that still places Florida second in the nation for bicyclist deaths. Its kind of like a double-edged sword; we have some of the best weather and best biking compared to other states but with that in mind, youre going to have a higher quantity of fatalities,Ž said AAA Florida Public Affairs Director Matt Nasworthy. We should de“nitely be honing in on what makes those areas safer.Ž This month, DHSMV is conducting its Share the Road campaign to educate the public on bicycle and motorcycle safety on the roadways, with tips for both motor and non-motor vehicles. In Charlotte County, one bicyclist died last year, a decrease from four in 2016, and in Sarasota County, bicycle fatalities held steady at “ve deaths each year. Lt. Greg Bueno of the Florida Highway Patrol said the decrease statewide could be a result of more bike lanes, more bicycle safety education, and more conscientious drivers. Im sure its a combination of all of that,Ž he said. We hope that trend continues, and were going to continue sharing education with all motorists, so everyones on the same page and everyone can get to their destination safely.Ž Bueno said for bicycles, the big thing is to be visible, use hand signals when turning, wear a Florida second in nation for bike deathsBy ANNE EASKERSTAFF WRITER BIKE | 5The president of Allegiant Airlines recently touted his $250 million economic impact on the city of Punta Gorda and Charlotte County. Wow. That “gure is amazing. No wonder Charlotte County is willing to gift Allegiant Airlines some taxpayer-owned waterfront property. Allegiant Airlines is not the only one hyping they create millions of dollars of economic impact.Ž It feels like every time someone has their hand out to get taxpayer money, they hire an expert to do an economic impact study. The economic bene“ts study then allows them to grab a handful of our money out of the taxpayer cookie jar. Allegiant Airlines $250 million economic impact claim got me to thinking. What if the Sun Newspaper used the same methodology? How many millions of dollars of taxpayer money might we be eligible for? Allegiant Airlines has about 150 paychecks they are responsible for in our area of Florida. The Sun Newspapers has close to 600. If Allegiant Airlines economic impact is $250 million, might not our newspapers economic impact be closer to $1 billion? Lets see if you agree with the logic of economic impact studies. Here is how economic impact studies come up with these crazy “gures. Studies like this assume that because Sun newspaper provides $1 billion economic impact DavidDUNNRANKINPRESIDENTDAVID | 5CALL US AT941-206-1000CHARLOTTE SUN Pulitzer Prize winner2 0 1 6 AN EDITION OF THE SUNVOL. 126 | NO. 126AMERICAS BEST COMMUNITY DAILY Partly sunny with a t-stormHigh 86 Low 69$3.00 www.yoursun.comTodays weather: GOOD MORNING Sunday, May 6, 2018 NASA LAUNCHES SPACECRAFT TO MARS TO DIG DOWN DEEP A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides. See The Wire 705252000753Sunday Edition $3.00THE SUN: Local Sports ..........12 Obituaries ...............5 Police Beat ..............8 Viewpoint ............6-7OUR TOWN: Calendar ................12NEWS WIRE: Comics/Puzzles .........5-7 Nation ..................3, 8 Weather ...................2 World .......................4 State ........................8 SPORTS: Lotto .......................2 Jobs ......................1-4Classifieds ..........5-11FLORIDACOAST JOBS: www.yoursun.comFIND US ONLINE CHARLIE SAYS ...Good thing gators are great swimmers. INSIDE


Page 2 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSThe 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.Publisher .................................................Glen Nickerson ..............941-205-6400 Executive Editor ......................................Jim Gouvellis .................941-206-1134 Circulation Director .................................Mark Yero ......................941-206-1300 Arcadian Editor .......................................Craig Garrett .................863-494-3925 Arcadian Publisher ..................................Joe Gallimore ................863-494-7049 Charlotte Sun Editor ................................Garry Overbey ...............941-206-1143 North Port Sun General Manager ............Mike Ruiz ......................941-564-3284 North Port Sun Editor ..............................Scott Lawson ................941-429-3002 Englewood Sun Publisher .......................Carol Y. Moore ...............941-681-3031 Englewood Sun Editor ...............................Chris Porter ...................941-681-3022 Editorial Page Editor ..................................Steve Baumann .............941-681-3003 SUN NEWSPAPERSMember of Alliance for Audited Media For vacation holds, please call Customer Service at 941-206-1300. SUBSCRIPTIONS Home Delivery Rates: Newspaper designated market: City ZoneCarrier home delivered 7 days. Rates as follows plus 7% Florida Sales Tax: Monthly Bank/ Credit Card .........................$40.50 3 Months ..........................$121.50 6 Months ..........................$243.00 1 Year ...............................$485.99Does not include Waterline and TV Times. Effective May 18, you can add the TV Times or Waterline for an additional monthly charge of $1.00 each. Above rates do not include sales tax.Subscribers residing in outlying areas may incur additional delivery charge. 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Dearborn St., Englewood North Port: 941-429-3000 13487 Tamiami Trail, North Port DeSoto: 863-494-0300 or toll-free at 877-818-6204 108 S. Polk Avenue, Arcadia NORTH PORT „ After residents expressed outrage that a cleared creek left tree limbs broken, vegetation trampled and caused erosion, the North Port City Commission wanted to see what they could do to stop this from happening again. In April, Commissioner Debbie McDowell received photos of the Myakkahatchee Creek cleared near Sylvania Avenue. In the photos, it shows a general destruction to the area and she placed an agenda item on its Thursday meeting so the commissioners could discuss what happened with staff. Public Works Director Julie Bellia stated staff had to clear the creek of debris to avoid ”ooding in the area. They could not use smaller machines, as they would not be able to reach what needed to be cut. Chuck Speake, Public Works operations manager, said 90 percent of what staff cleared out were invasive species such as Brazilian peppers and willows. While the commissioners and concerned residents did not express anger toward staff, they did want to set up some guidelines for how this could be prevented in the future. As far as staff goes, I dont blame the operators, I do blame the lack of planning that went into this because it really couldnt have been done at a worse place,Ž Bill Goetz said. What I want to see is staff own up to the mistakes and explain how these will not reoccur and I would be satis“ed with that because there is no way to “x what was done.Ž Bellia agreed with public commenters and said in the future more planning could be done. She added now a path is cleared, it should be easier to clear the creek in the future. I think its a balance, I think we need to work closely with the Parks and Rec department,Ž she said. And now we have the “rst and second section to where its maintainable. It probably hadnt been touched since 2002 with the last ”ood here. Its a balance; I think we can do it. Now we have a path to where (staff) needs it so we have to do the best we can.Ž There were some suggestions from commissioners to be more careful with the natural amenities, such as cutting trees into smaller sections before removing them. However, while City Manager Pete Lear repeatedly said he is not against that idea, he also reminded the commission taking more time takes more money. We would not get half the work done because it would be twice as long,Ž he said. No one is saying we cant do it another way „ but instead of costing $100,000 it would cost a million. You mentioned a balance but how much do you want to go from one side to another.Ž But McDowell said some of those costs would be worth it if it means protecting nature. It may be more costly upfront but it could have immense protection in the long run,Ž she said. I hope going forward things are a little more protected.Ž All four present commissioners stated they believe when an entire archaeological, historical and environmental reviews are done, it could also help with protection of North Ports amenities. I think we need more identi“cation, more pre-work, more planning, so we can make sure the best job was done before we go in and do the work,Ž Commissioner Jill Luke said. I think there needs to be a tightening where environmental, history „ some specialist needs to review the thing prior.Ž Email: North Port to rethink spring cleaningBy LAUREN COFFEY STAFF WRITER Community members visited the clearing of Myakkahatchee Creek in April and sent photos such as this to Commissioner Debbie McDowell. PHOTOS PROVIDED A clearing for the Myakkahatchee Creek near Sylvania Avenue left trees broken, eroision, and other destruction. Vegetation clearing led to uproar, thoughts on future work adno=50534616


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Page 4 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 University of Colorado headlined Disaster on the Horizon: The price effect of sea level riseŽ said home buyers look to the distant horizon when bidding on coastal properties. We “nd average discounts of approximately 7 percent of the home value during our 2007-2016 sample period, with properties not projected to be inundated for almost a century experiencing more than a 5 percent discount,Ž that study stated. Neither study focused on Charlotte or Sarasota counties, though. And, not everyone agrees with the “ndings. I havent noticed any particular discounts,Ž said Rosemary Mahoney, Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port Association of Realtors president. She noted the opposite has actually occurred as far as what people are paying for homes in a market showing mostly steady growth recently. Data from the Punta GordaPort Charlotte-North Port Association of Realtors shows that in February, during snowbird season, the year-to-date median sales price for homes was 10.5 percent higher than the prior year numbers at that time. Buyers are aware about environmental impacts to property, though, Mahoney said. They ask about past hurricane damage, ”ooding or beach erosion. However, she con“rmed that words like sea level riseŽ and global warmingŽ have not often been brought up by buyers who she has encountered. Its more just has this area ”ooded? How often has it ”ooded? Or, OK if the tide comes up, how badly has it affected the building?Ž Mahoney said. Those that want beachfront, want beachfront,Ž she said. Buyers are aware if theyre buying coastal property, there are inherent risks.Ž And Mahoney said some buyers are willing to pay dearlyŽ for what they want. Peter Rivera, owner and principal broker of REMAX Palm Realty that serves Charlotte and Sarasota counties, also agreed prices for waterfront property have been increasing and not experiencing discounts. Rivera said he knows of a handful of customers who are improving or expanding their waterfront holdings. And, Rivera con“rmed he also hasnt heard rising sea levels mentioned by buyers as a factor in where they want to purchase. I dont think that affects peoples desire to be on the water,Ž said Rivera. Such a reaction from Realtors came as no surprise to Harvards Jesse Keenan, who authored the study focused on Miami-Dade County. A Miami broker called the idea that prices are changing because of sea level rise fake newsŽ in a recent Miami Herald story highlighting Keenans study. That broker also noted prices for single family homes in Miami Beach were rising over recent years. It is not fake news,Ž said Keenan. This is peer reviewed science.Ž And he asserted that at least some brokers may not want to acknowledge the issue out of concern it will hurt their bottom line.Ž Meanwhile, Keenan said some Realtors in Florida have used sea level change as a competitive advantageŽ in attempts to market and sell listings located on higher ground. Jim Nolan of Punta Gordabased Nolan Family Insurance said he recently attended a conference involving re-insurance companies „ which is the insurance that insurance companies get „ where effects of rising temperatures was highlighted for the “rst time that he was aware of. Worldwide in 2017, insured losses from disasters were the highest ever, according to Swiss Re, a leading wholesale provider of reinsurance. Should reinsurance rates rise due to global warming, than that cost would be passed on to the consumer through homeowners insurance rates, according to Nolan. When people are interested in buying a home they often call insurers like Nolan, he said, to get a handle on what the total costs including insurance and taxes would be. But some homes that are older and on the water carry insurance rates that are so high, prospective buyers are shocked. When people are buying homes, theyre looking at the total costs with taxes and insurance and if its more expensive to insure these homes, than I think that could de“nitely be a factor,Ž said Nolan about home pricing. He also noted that could have an impact on where people choose to live, as insurance costs for inland homes can be thousands less annually than for waterfront. Meanwhile, Charlotte and Sarasota counties are acknowledging the issue of sea level rise through comprehensive planning. There are no speci“c actions or policies outlined, except that levels of service will take into account impacts from sea level rise,Ž said Brian Gleason, Charlotte County spokesperson. Meanwhile, Sarasota County is currently working on an internal assessment of its own facilities and infrastructure to determine what may be vulnerable to future sea level rise,Ž according to Lee-Hayes Byron, director of Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability. Christopher Westley, director of the Regional Economic Research Institute at Florida Gulf Coast University, con“rmed he hasnt seen direct evidence in area housing markets that prices are being affected by sea level rise. Westley said he believes if sea level impact occurred, price adjustments would likely be slow and incremental. And, he pointed to the planned Allegiant Sunseeker Resort slated to unfold along the Charlotte Harbor waterfront soon. We have to assume that (sea level rise) has been a factor in their decision on whether or not to build there,Ž said Westley. And they are still going forward with it.Ž According to NASA, the seas of the earth are rising and that is a direct result of a changing climate. The question, according to the University of Colorados Ryan Lewis is how high will seas rise and how quickly?Ž Email: Apraegitzer@sun-herald.comRISINGFROM PAGE 1 SEA LEVEL TRENDSThe Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services has been measuring sea level for over 150 years, with tide stations of the National Water Level Observation Network operating on U.S. coasts. Changes in sea level, either a rise or fall, have been computed at 142 longterm water level stations using a minimum span of 30 years of observations at each location. These measurements have been averaged by month which removes the effect of higher frequency phenomena in order to compute an accurate linear sea level trend. Here are some from across the country:STATION SEA LEVEL TREND (mm/yr)Key West 2.42 Miami Beach 2.39 Naples 2.8 Fort Myers 3.1 St. Petersburg 2.75 Pensacola 2.36 Daytona Beach 2.32 Galvaston, Texas 6.62 Eugene Island, La. 9.65 Sandy Hook, NY 4.06 Barr Harbor, Maine 2.22 Crescent City, Calif. -.78 Astoria, Wash., -.16 „ SOURCE: NOAA, https://tidesandcurrents. sltrends.html SUN PHOTO BY ANDREA PRAEGITZERThe backyard shoreline of a home o Harborview Road in Charlotte Harbor in May. WATERFRONT AREAS DEEMED LIKELY FOR RISING SEA IMPACTSvhome Insurance, a national company that provides home insurance reviews and analysis, compiled data from the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to show 191 places in Florida and census tracts adjacent to the ocean coast line most likely to be impacted by rising sea levels. A census tract is an area roughly equivalent to a neighborhood. Here are some of the rankings, including local areas: Rank Place Total Population in Census 1 St. Petersburg 72,993 2 Tampa 67,080 3 Miami 60,883 4 Miami Beach 43,697 15 Venice 19,858 17 Sarasota 18,444 18 Punta Gorda 17,440 24 Port Charlotte 14,806 45 Naples 10,414 78 Bradenton 7,271 81 Sanibel 7,077 89 Charlotte Harbor 6,335 94 Cape Coral 5,861 112 West Bradenton 4,913 134 Englewood 3,914 140 Fort Myers Beach 3,484 146 South Venice 3,239 162 Manasota Key 3,308 183 Bradenton Beach 2,607 188 Bonita Springs 2,095 „ SOURCE: vhome Insurance, SUN PHOTO BY ANDREA PRAEGITZERA waterfront home in Charlotte Harbor in May along Danforth Drive. READThe studies on sea level rise and real estate here: € article/10.1088/1748-9326/aabb32/meta € papers.cfm?abstract_ id=3073842FROM PAGE ONE


The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 E/N/C Page 5 CHARLOTTE Bernice Irene KnoyBernice Irene (ne Moore) Knoy, 92, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018, in Punta Gorda, Florida. She was the youngest of “ve children born to Allen and Jesse (ne Good) Moore of Martinsville, Indiana. Bernice lived a full and vibrant life. She married John Stewart Knoy on June 29, 1946. Birdie, as she was fondly called by friends and family, was tireless in her love and support of her family. She was an avid gardener and birder, accomplished musician (cello), well read and a tireless advocate for education. She loved to travel, and to entertain. Birdie cherished all the moments of her life and the loved ones with whom she shared them, even as she began to forget them. She will be dearly missed. Birdie is survived by her four children, Jane Grant, John (Doris), Jim (Pat), and Marianne; as well as seven grandchildren; and “ve great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, John; brother, Allen; and sisters, Alice, Martha and Elizabeth. Services will be held graveside at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 2, 2018, at New South Park Cemetery in Martinsville, Indiana. The family asks that in lieu of ”owers, donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice at Totah10/2/1928 … 4/24/2018 Henry Totah passed away on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Bayfront Hospital in Port Charlotte, Florida. He was born on Oct. 2, 1928, in Miami, Florida, to the late Mary and Elias Totah. Henrys favorite sport was basketball, which he played in early childhood, then at Miami Senior High School, while at college and even into his military career. Henry was a very intelligent man. Education was important to him. He graduated from Miami Senior High in June 1946. Then went on to study at Purdue University. After serving two terms of service in the U.S. Army he continued his education at Miami University, graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics. Henry was a “reman in Miami while attending University of Miami. He then attended Fullerton College in California working on his Masters. He next worked for 20 years for the Navy Department in Norco, California, where he put his math skills to use as a mathematician at the Navy Weapons Center. Most important of all, Henry was a very devoted father to daughters, Mona and Kym; and grandfather, to Jake and Josh. He took his family on many wonderful trips during the 27 years living in California. Henry was always there for his family, making sure they had what they needed. Thank you, Henry, Dad, and Grandad, we miss you a lot and will never forget what a truly great guy you were.Ž Signed, Mona, Kym, Jake, Josh and Joan (his ex and best friend, Joan). To share a memory of Henry or send a condolence, visit Kim G. BroadbentKim G. Broadbent went for his last ride on Sunday, April 15, 2018. His passion for life was infectious to all who loved him. He loved Harley Davidsons, big rig trucks, music, kitty cats and so much more. A celebration of his life will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018, at the Chadwick Park Pavilion in Englewood. Please bring a side dish and a story of our unique friend.DESOTO Margie Hill JohnsonMargie Hill Johnson, 89, passed away Thursday, May 3, 2018, at her home in Arcadia, Florida. She was born on Nov. 28, 1928, in Fort Ogden, Florida, to John Grover and Florrie Carver Hill. Margie loved and lived her entire life in DeSoto County. She was of the Baptist faith. Margie was a very loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all, and will be sorely missed. Margie worked hard all her life, retiring from Charlotte County Schools as a bus driver and the cafeteria. She also worked for Arcadia Police Department in the custodial department. Margie was a member of the VFW Womens Auxiliary. She is survived by three daughters, Linda K. Verwey of Port Charlotte, Florida, Cathy (Sonny) Ellison of Dunlap, Tennessee, and Sonya Johnson of Arcadia; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Margie was preceded in death by her parents; husband Charles M. Johnson Sr.; son, Charles M. Johnson Jr.; brothers, Sydney Hill and Paul Hill; and sisters, Marion Hill Lowe and Delores Hill. A visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at the chapel of PongerKays-Grady Funeral & Cremation Services, 50 N. Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at the chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Arcadia. In lieu of ”owers, the family request donations to Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care, 919 N. Arcadia Ave., Arcadia, FL 34266. Online condolences can be made at Arrangements are by Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral & Cremation Services.NORTH PORTThere were no deaths reported in North Port Saturday. Allyn R. Gimskie Allyn (Al) R. Gimskie, age 65, a long time resident of New Durham, New Hampshire, and more recent resident of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 18, 1952, in Framingham, Massachusetts. Allyn moved to New Durham with his wife Cindy and daughter Merrie in 1987. Allyn worked at Wayside, now Alton Circle store, where he was always quick to offer a smile or joke, in addition to holding a longtime position in the shoe industry. He enjoyed “shing, watching his beloved Red Sox and Patriots, and spending time with his loved ones. In later years he relocated to Florida, though his heart never left New Hampshire and the Lakes Region. He was known affectionately to his family as Papa Owl.Ž Allyn was a long time employee of the Charlotte Sun (SCMG) working in the production area for 15 years. He will be greatly missed. Allyn is survived by his wife of 41 years, Cindy; his sister Linda; brother Ralph; his daughter Merrie and husband Nick Marks; and his grandchildren Alex and Jack. In lieu of ”owers, donations may be made in Allyns memory to the American Cancer Society. The viewing is from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., with services at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at the Punta Gorda Chapel of Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home, 635 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. OBITUARIES helmet, and avoid wearing earphones or anything that would impede hearing. Motorists need to respect the space of the bicyclist,Ž he said. The big thing is again be cognizant of the bicyclists sharing the same road.Ž Nasworthy said motorists should yield to bicycles, give extra room in bad weather, and stay alert, especially for bicyclists pulling out into traf“c from sidewalks, which tends to be one of the most dangerous points. Generally, bicyclists should be on the roadway going with traf“c. The Share the Road campaign also extends to motorcycles. Statewide, 500 people died in motorcycle crashes last year, a small drop from 545 in 2016. In Charlotte County, motorcyclist deaths decreased from “ve to four, and in Sarasota County, fatalities went from 13 to 3. Bueno said data from across the state showed 47 percent of motorcyclists who died as a result of a crash were not wearing helmets approved by the Department of Transportation. We want to obviously strongly encourage the protection of anyones head, especially as a non-motor BIKEFROM PAGE 1 2016 BICYCLE CRASHESCOUNTY TOTAL INCAPACITATING FATALITIES INJURIESCharlotte* 52 9 4 Sarasota 170 46 5 Statewide 6,670 887 1402017 BICYCLE CRASHESCOUNTY TOTAL INCAPACITATING FATALITIES INJURIESCharlotte* 23 11 1 Sarasota 221 32 5 Statewide 6,519 829 111 *Numbers recorded by the Charlotte County Sheriffs Office differ slightly. 2016: 41 crashes, 4 fatalities. 2017: 31 crashes, 1 fatality. „ Source: DHSMV 2016 MOTORCYCLE CRASHESCOUNTY TOTAL INCAPACITATING FATALITIES INJURIESCharlotte 125 37 5 Sarasota 201 94 13 Statewide 10,333 2,511 5452017 MOTORCYCLE CRASHESCOUNTY TOTAL INCAPACITATING FATALITIES INJURIESCharlotte 90 17 4 Sarasota 177 56 3 Statewide 9,538 2,332 500 „ Source: DHSMVvehicle user,Ž he said. Wearing that DOT-approved helmet could be the difference between you being seriously injured or God-forbid killed in a motorcycle crash,Ž he said. Motor vehicle drivers should never attempt to share a lane with a motorcycle, Bueno said. Motorcycles are entitled to an entire lane, and vehicles should avoid following too closely, as motorcycles have the ability to stop more quickly than other vehicles. If youre not paying attention, youre lessening your reaction time to be able to stop before striking that motorcyclist,Ž he said. So it basically comes down this (...) we always want to be cognizant there are not just cars out there. There are motorcycles, bicyclists, children waiting at bus stops. It calls for everyone to be responsible any time theyre on the roadway and to be 100 percent aware of their surroundings.Ž Local law enforcement agencies will also be spreading awareness throughout the month. The Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce will be conducting an enforcement operation beginning Monday. The North Port Police Department and the Sarasota County Sheriffs Of“ce plan to educate the public through social media outreach, as well as regular traf“c stops. We are always educating drivers during every traf“c stop and citizen interaction,Ž said SCSO Public Information Of“cer Kaitlyn Perez.Email: you have an employee and they spend money, other local businesses must hire people. And those people at the local business, then newly employed because of the “rst company, spend money which means even more local people must be hired. Its called an assumed multiplier effect. Lets see how the magical multiplier effect creates Allegiants $250 million economic impact. Allegiant Airlines has about 150 employees who work at the Punta Gorda airport. Lets use an average pay of lets say $50,000. Thats only $7.5 million economic impact, not $250 million. The Punta Gorda airport economic impact study suggests the Allegiant Airlines team is also partially responsible for the airport being able to employ another 200 employees, for a total of 350 employees at the airport. According to the Punta Gorda Airport economic impact study, those 350 airport employees are then responsible for creating another 2,250 jobs directly and another 1,070 jobs indirectly. Thats how, magically, Allegiant Airlines, with 150 local employees, can be credited with creating over 3,600 local jobs. In this case, implied in the Punta Gorda Airport economic impact study, every Allegiant Airline employee is responsible, directly and indirectly, for creating 20 additional jobs in the area „ thanks to the amazing magical multiplier effect. The Sun Newspapers has about 600 paychecks. According to the logic of economic impact studies, we are actually responsible for about 12,000 local jobs, with an economic impact every single year over $1 billion. Im wondering what kind of taxpayer funds we should be eligible for, in exchange for creating 12,000 jobs and a $1 billion annual economic impact. Of course, this logic is silly. But our governments use these economic studies, done by experts for hire, to justify giving away your money. In Sarasota County, the arts and cultural people claim they create $295 million of economic impact. When the state of Florida recently cut back taxpayer funding for the arts this year, one Sarasota arts person said, Its willfully ignorant. Im just disgusted. They have no respect for me or the theater.Ž I am not against the arts, or against Allegiant and the Punta Gorda airport, or against economic development groups. But giving away taxpayer money, by using the amazing multiplier effect in economic impact studies, just makes us trust our government decision-making process even less. Share your thoughts. David is CEO of the familyand employeeowned Sun Coast Media Group which owns this newspaper. You can contact David at daviddr@ PAGE 1 FROM PAGE ONE Free concert scheduledThe U.S. 13th Army Band will be presenting a free concert on Friday, May 25, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Harbor Events and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. The U.S. 13th Army Band is stationed in Miami, and is one of the oldest military bands in existence. They have performed throughout the United States as well as overseas. It is the first time that the band will be performing in Charlotte County. Tickets will be available beginning April 16, and can be picked up at the business office of the Event and Conference Center Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are limited to four per person.Spring concert at Murdock Baptist ChurchThe Port Charlotte High School Band will be having their spring concert from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 7 at Murdock Baptist Church, 18375 Cochran Blvd., Port Charlotte. The concert is free. Donations greatly appreciated. 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Page 6 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 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. Readers may email Letters to the Editor at Further questions or information, call 941-681-3003. HOW TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE EDITOREmail letters to letters@sun-herald.comPublisher „ Glen Nickerson Executive editor „ Jim Gouvellis Editorial page editor „ Stephen Baumann Commentary Editor „ John Hackworth V IEWPOINTMelania is classiest rst lady Too much disparity in our rich country Blue collar families need a lift up too Crawling from under bad news bus Suns credibility was undermined Dont assume, get out and vote Many questions about SunseekerEditor: To the gentleman (and I use that word lightly) who is so insensitive as to bring the son of the president into his political agenda, you should be ashamed of himself. All I can think is that possibly you were raised in a dysfunctional family with no moral compass. Leave the young boy alone. You must also not have the ability to not be able to recognize class and you must be blind if you dont think Melania is not the most classy and beautiful “rst lady that this country has had, Jackie Kennedy a close second.Tanya Shurmur Punta GordaEditor: From the beginning of our country, and from our great forefathers Washington and Jefferson, we Americans have been hypocrites. From the gitgo we said all men are created equallyŽ; No way! First of all, slaves were omitted until after the Civil War, and are still being discriminated against. And what about women who could not vote until the 1900s, and still are paid about 30 percent less than men. We constantly have more prisoners than any other country. And when a prisoner serves his time, he most likely will not be able to vote, and will not be able to get a good job. People of color always receive stiffer sentences, and almost always get less consideration for good jobs. Some Americans maintain that working for $5/hour is better than doing welfare, but you cannot rent a two-bedroom house for $10,080 a year. Growing up in Illinois in the 1950s, it was said that a black person had best not be in LaSalle after dark. And the Mexican “eld workers who harvested crops were furnished housing that I would not keep my dog in. It is not feasible that in the richest nation on earth, there should be the huge disparity of wealth distribution that we have. All people deserve the chance for the pursuit of happiness. Starting with healthcare for everyone, there are solutions. Lets admit that Canada and other countries have better healthcare than we do. There is no need to privatize everything for the bene“t of corporations.Don Skaggs Port CharlotteEditor: 60 MinutesŽ aired a segment April 29 on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation scholarship program for low income students. The laudable goal of the program is to get low income kids into college where they will earn a degree and with it the ability to earn more money and lift their families out of poverty. Some 20,000 students have bene“ted from the program and most used the opportunity wisely. Colleges are helping with the program by giving preferential admission to kids simply because of their economic status. Why wouldnt they? A Gates scholarship is money in the bank for a college as well as a guarantee of a high rate of completion. As is usually the case, middle class families and students suffer. To qualify for the program, family income must be below $65,000. Where is the advantage for a family with two blue collar workers who brings home $80,000 and pays all their own bills? Shouldnt it be weighted to include the social service bene“ts the poorer family receives? How many kids lost a rightfully earned acceptance in order to accommodate the poor kids? A four-year college degree costs much more than what some families bring in above the $65,000 threshold. What happens to total economic picture of the country if 20,000 poor kids get a degree and 20,000 others do not? I have no problem with programs that lift the poor out of poverty. I do have a problem when it is at the expense of middle America.Arnold Avery EnglewoodEditor: The front page of your Golf carts could spell trouble on the road.Ž . At “rst, you seemed to build up an industry that is important to our Englewood area. In reading the rest of the article seems that your staff only looked for the worst to bring out. Not sure of the guy who umped cargo vans into the LSV situation. We, at Thoroughbred Golf Carts, were not contacted once for our input. Being the leading LSV and street legal golf cart supplier, we have not had these terrible experiences. Just want to point out that with the proper equipment, as well as knowledge of laws, and proper operation, street legal carts are as safe in their own right. The deaths and destruction that you mention are totally human error. With proper maintenance, training and common sense, Thoroughbred has not seen any of these horri“c stats that are mentioned. The golf industry employs hundreds of great Englewood residents. This industry pays large amounts of taxes. Not news, just the gloom. Signed, crawling from under the bus.Lex T. Knight EnglewoodEditor: In the April 24 edition, the lead headline and purported news storyŽ criticized Governor Scott for running on term limits, saying it was too little too late. However, nowhere in the lead did the Sun admit that this was, in fact, an attack editorial, as it clearly was. Instead, it was run as a news story. This is not the sort of activity that engenders a belief in the honesty of the Suns news reporting. If the paper will twist the newsŽ in this manner to attack Governor Scott, what else will the paper do to attack those the paper dislikes or will do to support the agenda of the editorial staff? Hide bad actions by politicians favored by the paper? Fail Editor: I want my voice heard, my values endorsed and my vision for a proud and prosperous America assured. Women and men that support my beliefs will get my vote. Assuming politicians have our best interests at heart and we dont need to be involved in their selection and election is dim-witted. To wit: Many of us assumed an unprepared, amoral person could never be president. Therefore many didnt bother to vote. They say that to assume makes an assŽ out of uŽ and me.Ž And, it did. It is dangerous to assume the government will take care of our needs without our involvement. Staying informed, expressing our opinions, and voting is vital. We are sometimes duped by politicians pandering to our fears and making disingenuous promises of simple solutions to complex problems. But, unbiased news and rational thinking are available to all who desire it. America remains the proud nation it always was despite being trumped on, but we dare not fall asleep at the wheel again. We can return dignity, honesty and propriety to the White House by voting our hearts and minds in upcoming local and national elections, and by not making assumptions. We can make “rearms safety a function of government rather than the gun industry. We can remove Trumps unquali“ed and corrupt cronies from our government.Ž And, we can restore America to the golden rule of treating others with respect, rather than the Trumpism, those with the gold rule.Ž But, only if we vote.Harry T. Barnes Englewood to disclose financial ties to politicians? Sorry, but you have undermined your credibility with this action. Roger Strahan Port CharlotteEditor: Great thanks to Jane Hayse of Punta Gorda for her April 25 letter about Sunseeker Resort. I, and people I have talked with about this subject, want and need answers to her list of well-stated questions. There is great concern about impacts this development might have to traf“c, water supply and quality impact, transportation, the Charlotte Bay bridges, community services and the environment in general. Why have we not seen any solid information and explanations on these topics from the actual professionals whose job it is to oversee developments for Charlotte County? More importantly, when will we see information and explanations so we can rest assured someone is paying attention and taking responsibility for these most important issues and informing the citizens? Joy Maxeld Port CharlotteFreedom Swim can overcome July 4 obstaclesOUR POSITION: The Freedom Swim will go on. How that will happen depends on everyones ability to compromise and “nd a way to proceed safely. Its a grand tradition. Every Fourth of July since 1991, swimmers, then kayakers, and now just about anyone who can navigate the Peace River, has taken to the water to swim from the banks of Charlotte Harbor to Harpoon Harrys at Fishermens Village. People look forward to expressing their freedom with the mile-long swim each year. Its a time for friends and families to take on the challenge together. The founder of this newspaper, Derek DunnRankin, participated in the swim well into his 80s. Unfortunately, through the fault of no one in particular, this years swim is in danger of not happening. Or maybe the more accurate description is this years swim faces some challenges „ because everyone who has ever taken the plunge into those brackish waters is determined the swim will go on. The big issue is construction that will block the normal starting point on the sandy shoreline under the Gilchrist Bridge. Charlotte County is in the middle of building its Harborwalk that will run from the east side of U.S. 41 to the western shoreline. The entire area is labeled a construction zone and pedestrians „ and swimmers „ will be prohibited from accessing the shoreline until later this summer. The county is offering organizers of the swim a spot in Bayshore Live Oak Park as a starting point. But, there are caveats. Organizers „ and there really are none „ must take out a permit and insurance. The cost of both would be somewhere north of $2,000. The problem is twofold. First, no one is really in charge of the Freedom Swim „ even though Punta Gorda lawyer Michael Haymans is the go-to person and the guy who serves as unof“cial starter each Fourth of July. Haymans „ who is also trying to barter a compromise with the Punta Gorda City Council on the parking issues at Gilchrist Park „ has been cast into the role of negotiator, again. The lack of an of“cial sponsor means there is no bank account to pay for anything like a permit or insurance. The whole idea of the swim is an expression of freedom „ to do what you want, when you want. So the idea of forming a club or organization to oversee the event was never a thought „ nor should it be. Haymans is on record that no permit will be requested. He said he is still looking for a spotŽ that swimmers can use as a starting point. He said by imposing rules like permits and insurance, he fears the county is setting the stage to take over the event. Pretty soon, he fears, with insurance and so on people will be marking swimmers with numbers and the swim will digress from an expression of freedom to a bureaucratic boondoggle (our word, not his). The swim must go on. There are ways to save it. One is that a person, or group, or organization, could come forward and pay for the permit and insurance. Or maybe Haymans can “nd a loophole or a spotŽ on the Charlotte Harbor shore that swimmers can safely and legally use. Or, maybe, just maybe, everyone shows up and jumps in the water. After all, its all about freedom.


Page 8 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS BIRTHDAYS Happy 83rd birthday to George T. Damasco on his special day, April 25. Happy 11th birthday to Katelyn Mason on her special day, May 2. Happy 70th birthday to John J. Bowser on his special day, May 5. CONTACT FOR BIRTHDAYSEach week in Sundays Sun we run free birthday announcements, along with a photo. Email your .jpg photo of the birthday boy or girl of any age, along with the persons name, age, and birthday month and date, to Sherri Dennis at sdennis@ Deadline is noon Wednesday. Note: If you bring or mail in a hard-copy photo (to 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980), we will try to accommodate you, but we CANNOT guarantee the ability to return it to you. For more information, call Sherri at 941-206-1010. WEEKLY RECORDCharlotte County marriage licenses€ Thomas Edward Vollberg of Chester, W.V., and Tammy Marie Harris of Georgetown, Pa. € Raymond Hall of Mansfield, Ohio, and Betty McKeon of Mansfield, Ohio € Jared Gregory Gagnon of Hermon, Maine, and Danielle Allison Thibodeau of Hermon, Maine € William Bowman Porter of Spartanburg, S.C., and Terry Kay Cacioppo of Spartanburg, S.C. € Kelsie Deserae Dale of Centerview, Mo., and Gabriel Joseph Gallegos of Centerview, Mo. € Krista Marie Gray of New Haven, Conn., and Zachary Nelson Vealey of New Haven, Conn. € Ronald Clarence Maness of Venice, and Kimberly Rae Luisi of Venice € Lori Michelle Daniels of Boca Grande, and Jeffrey Alan Corkhill of Boca Grande € Don Rud Shane of Port Charlotte, and Sara May Paragin of Port Charlotte € Amy Margaret Reid of Port Charlotte, and Matthew Joseph OBrien of Port Charlotte € Michael Paul Dowling of Port Charlotte, and Marisa Inez Cruz of Loves Park, Ill. € Elizabeth Ann Schoolcraft of Cape Coral, and Michelle Christine Guillen of North Port € Bonnie Therese Shallbetter of Port Charlotte, and Ryan Thurman Eglinton of Port Charlotte € Enrique Romero Frontera of Port Charlotte, and Maria Milagros Baez Vega of Port Charlotte € Rodney Charles Schrader of North Port, and Sophie Tomaszewski of North Port € Jennifer Irene Hisey of Port Charlotte, and Joseph Peter Morgan of Port Charlotte € James Charles Van Jones of Port Charlotte, and Debra Lee Francis of Port Charlotte € Crystal Marie Henderson of Punta Gorda, and Lance Lee Henderson of Arcadia € Jeremy David Mulinix of Punta Gorda, and Ashley Nicole Taube of Punta Gorda € Stephanie Cambria of Largo, Fla., and John Micha el Donohue of Port CharlotteCharlotte County divorces€ Suzanne Davis v. Douglas Hyslop € Debra Lyn Feindt Hardin v. Barrett Miles Hardin € Michele Johnson v. Darrin Johnson € Reba Lynn McNew v. Samuel Lee McNew € Heather Patalano v. Christopher Rooney € Michael Anthony Rudden v. Julia Anne Rudden € Jack Isacc Sadler v. Georgina Luisa Sadler € Ray Anthony Silva v. Catherine Silva € Valerie L. Turner v. Jimmy D. Turner € Charles Edmon Weldon v. Sharon Marie Weldon € Jeffery White v. Stephanie White WEEKLY RECORDAmerican Legion Post 103€ Sunday Darts winners April 29: Round 1: 1-Dave Heder, Bill Kirkaldy; 2-Fran Smith, Henry Tropea; 3-Nancy Heder, Paul Martin. Round 2: 1-Barb Carroll, Kim Smith; 2-George Stern, Jr., Henry Tropea; 3-Randy Austin, Ray Mason.American Legion Post 110€ Bridge winners April 30: 1-Jean Finks, 4330; 2-Marty DeWitte, 4250; 3-Corlotta Crowell, 3700; 4-Kathy Cimaglia, 3680.Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club€ Partners Bridge winners April 19: 1-Carol Jeffrey, Glen Tschetter; 2-Louise and Lyle Rea; 3-Diane and Chuck Floramo. € Slam Bridge winners May 2: 1-Diane Floramo; 2-Lucy Seqitz; 3-George Miller.Cultural Center of Charlotte County€ Duplicate Bridge Club winners April 26 (a.m.): 1-Bob Rancourt, Bob Bonjean; 2-Bob Moore, Jean Holcomb; 3-Susan Belcher, Janet Williams. April 26 (p.m.): 1-Bonnie Elliott, Sue Zlotocha; 2-Peggy Villela, Bob Rancourt; 3-Lenore Bumstead, Anny Poveromo. May 1: 1-Bonnie Elliott, Bill Murphy; 2-Bill Vigneault, Warren Prince; 3-Bob Mohrbacher, Rose Spremull. € Mahjong winners April 26: Table 1: Toni Trezise, Kathy Cimaglia; Table 2: Carole Drake, Merry Davine; Table 3: Marie Devlin, Bev Levy; Table 4: Irene Roach. May 1: Table 1: Merry Davine, Carloe Drake; Table 2: Doris Marlin, Janis Plamondon; Table 3: Rita Cassero, Doreen Foster; Table 4: Janet Ash, Janet Gifford; Table 5: Linda Paholsky; Table 6: Rosalie Miller, Irene Roach. € Port Charlotte Cribbage Club 147 winners April 18: Bill Flammer, 15; Ed Mielke, 13; John Murphy, 12; Lynn Davis, 12, John McPherson, 12; Arnold Crowe,12. April 25: Bob Bousquet, 15; Alice Patenaude, 14; Sharon Liotta, 14. May 2: Lorraine Titus, 18; Ginny Bishop,17; Alice Patenaude, 17; Roland, 14.Englewood Elks€ Trivia Game winners May 1: 1-Villains, $78; 2-Barbarians, $26.Isles Yacht Club€ Scrabble winners April 4: Peggy Carter, 177; Judith Howell, 238, 177; Diana Lehr, 170; Liane Riley, 265, 259.Kings Gate€ Wednesday Night Double Deck Pinochle winners May 2: Lynn Davis, 1414; Gary Sblendorio, 1206. € Friday Night Double Deck Pinochle winners April 27: Jan Howard, 1158; Fred Smith, 1144. € Monday Bridge winners April 30: 1-Jini Clayton, 5270; 2-Joyce Weibel, 5120; 3-Cleta Clark, 4530; 4-Anna Sakson, 4080.Kingsway Country Club€ Ladies Bridge winners April 27: 1-Marlene Warburton; 2-Helen Christensen. May 2: 1-Linda Bellmore; 2-Carol Fisher. € Partners Bridge winners May 2: 1-Bev Bossert, Linda Bellmore; 2-Jim and Gerrie McGee; 3-Denny Gilstad, Rodger Dowdell.Moose Lodge 2121€ Euchre Card Game winners April 25: Georgia Klemm, 4990; Irma Chuley, 4670; Dee Weisenberg, 4530; Beverly Stone, 4300. € Contract Bridge winners May 2: Jay Oberlander, 5990; Lila Jameson, 5970; Louis Miceli, 4880; Judi Quinn, 4680.Port Charlotte Bridge ClubBridge winners April 27: Mid Noble, 4790; Jerry Shoemaker, 4680; Trudy Riley, 4580; Marla Johansen, 4330.Riverwood€ Friday Night Riverwood Trivia Game winners April 27: 1-Sawgrass Sharks; 2-Blue Penguins.Twin Isles Country Club€ Contract Bridge winners May 1: 1-Carole Martin; 2-Henny Harsch. € Duplicate Bridge winners May 2: 1-Kathy Strayton, Maria Antanelis; 2-Katie Costello, Joan Lasley. May 3: 1-Katie Costello, Terry Leavy; 2-Lori Howard, Joanne Ryder. Want to add your group? Email for details.For most of us, warding off the destruction of our memories by dementia or Alzheimers disease as we age is a growing concern. At the same time, we are increasingly interested in enhancing our overall health and well-being. To help individuals preserve memory and improve wellness, Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Renaissance Academy is offering two classes this month. Cindi Ryerson presents Getting the Most Out of Your BrainŽ from 10 to 11:30 a.m. May 9; and Annette Franks presents Radiant Health „ Mindful LivingŽ from 10 a.m. to noon May 17. Both will be held at the Renaissance Academy, 117 Herald Court, Suite 211 in Punta Gorda. Ryerson, who is a registered nurse and founder of Millennium House, an adult day-care facility in Bonita Springs, explores the brain and how to improve memory in her May 9 class. My target audience always has been the 55-and-older crowd because they tend to worry about their memories and brains,Ž Ryerson said. The lecture focuses on ways to preserve the memory, why memories are important, and the cognitive reserve, which is an extra supply of healthy brain cells that we build up through four pillars of brain maintenance: Physical exercise, a balanced diet, lowering stress and mentally stimulating brain activities. This cognitive reserve can carry you through life if you get caught up with diseases like dementia or Alzheimers.Ž Participants will also learn the visualization technique of look, snap, connectŽ as an aid for enhancing their memories. They will also complete a questionnaire that identi“es whether their personal learning style is visual, aural, logical, verbal or physical. Knowing and using your personal learning style helps you to learn better and capitalizes on that strength to help your memory, Ryerson said. Radiant Health „ Mindful LivingŽ on May 17 explores integrative mind-body practices that enhance our health and vitality, while optimizing our relationships and increasing self-awareness of our physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual wellbeing, Franks said. We live in a world that has gotten so fast, so busy, so multitask oriented, that weve forgotten the art and value of pausing to live in the present moment,Ž said Franks, who is a corporate wellness coach, holistic health adviser and a licensed professional counselor. By failing to pause were not looking to what we need for our physical health and the health of our relationships. We need quality time with each other and ourselves.Ž This class is an opportunity to stop, pause and look at our own life and where we are without overall life balance,Ž Franks said. Participants will walk away with concrete ways to improve their health, wellness and longevity, as well as a package of handouts that walk them through the process of evaluating their current lifestyles and the changes they can make to enhance their overall well-being.Ž Using the question/ response handouts, participants assess for themselves whether theyre achieving balance in the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual dimensions of their lives. The self-assessments also identify which, if any, dimension might need enhancement. Although participants work through the handouts in class, they can keep the results private if they choose to, maintaining a safe space. They will also take a package of handouts home, Franks said. For more information about or to register for Getting the Most Out of Your Brain,Ž and/ or Radiant Health „ Mindful Living,Ž call 941-505-0130.Protect your memory and enhance your wellness at the Renaissance Academy FGCU Herald Court CentreRick Ramos Archaeological SocietyThe Warm Mineral Springs/Little Salt Spring Archaeological Society meeting for the month is set for 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 8 at Suncoast Technical College, 4901 Cranberry Blvd. North Port. The speaker is John McCarthy who will speak about a burial grounds discovered recently off Manasota Key in what National Geographic called an unprecedentedŽ “nd. McCarty is historian and director of Spanish Point and spent more than 10 years as an environmental specialist for Sarasota County. For more information, contact Hilda Boron at 941-426-1719.Mothers DayAMVETS Post 312 is hosting its annual Mothers Day brunch from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, May 13. Mothers of AMVETS 312 family are free. Guests are $15. Children are $7. It includes roast beef and honey-glazed ham. Also included are eggs, bacon, sausage, mashed potatoes, biscuits and gravy, rolls, desserts, coffee, orange juice and mimosa or Bloody Marys for $1. Flowers will be available for mothers.Casino tripThe San Pedro Holy Name Society hosts a bus trip to Immokalee Casino leaving at 8:15 a.m. on Monday, May 21 from San Pedro Catholic Church with loading starting at 8 a.m. For more information or to make reservations, contact Ron at 941-416-5559.Beer BashThe Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte, will host a Brew BashŽ from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 12. Tickets are $30 per person and includes six-four ounce beer samples from local craft breweries and music by The Kollections. Concessions will be available for purchase. Proceeds bene“t the Cultural Center and Charlotte Harbor Rotary Scholarship Fund. For more information or tickets, call 941-6254175 ext. 221 or purchase online at www. bike run set for May 20The sixth annual For Drowning Prevention Charity Bike Run for motorcycles is May 20, beginning at 11 a.m. at Walmart, 375 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte. The first stop is Restlawn Memorial Gardens, 1380 Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte. The second stop is at Englewood Beach. The final stop is at Sharkys on the Pier, 1600 Harbor Drive S., Venice. The cost is $15 per bike and $5 for passengers. Proceeds go for drowning prevention classes. For more information, call 941-626-7106 or email jacdinc@gmail. com. COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFS Bethany L. Walden, Au.D.American Board Certi“ ed Doctor of AudiologyCharlotte Hearing Center, Inc.Central Plaza West 21216 Olean Blvd., Ste. 4 Port Charlotte, FL 33952 Phone: (941) 766-8886adno=50533093FINALLY IN PORT CHARLOTTE LOW COST DENTURES!!DR. SUSAN R. 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The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 E/N/C Page 9 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS CONCERT!SP119414The Real Local NewspaperLet'sGo! Let'sGo! Let'sGo!TO A Check Our Local Listings Only in the... G A R A G E S A L E 1 B L O C K B N 2 1 5 I B R A K E F O R G A R A G E S A L E S GONESHOPPINGI2 SHOPSHOP LOCALLY SAVE GASMY FAVORITE STORELOCAL SHOPSHOMEREST A URANT FOR L UNCHFINE DININGGROCERIESThe Charlotte Symphony Orchestra has hired a new executive director with extensive national theater credentials. Hes Brian Laczko, who formerly worked with the Goodman Theater in Chicago, was director of operations at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville, a director at Fords Theater in Washington, D.C., and executive director for 12 years of the Carson Center in Paducah, Kentucky. He said in an interview that the longtime lure of Southwest Florida and working with Charlotte Symphony maestro Raffaele Ponti brought him to Punta Gorda. Laczko, 65, announced his retirement last year from the Carson Center „ a multi-million dollar event, conference and concert center that seats 1,800 „ intent, he said, on retiring to Naples and a condo that he and his wife Susan have owned for several years. But the plans changed when Ken Barber, Charlotte Symphony board chairman, called him in April to discuss the open executive director position at the symphony. He interviewed and was soon hired by the CSO board of directors, beginning his new task, in lieu of retirement, last month. He acknowledged in his of“ce in Punta Gorda, that he had planned on a leisurely retirement of golf, drawing, painting and woodworking in Naples. But,Ž he smiled broadly, here I am.Ž He said the decision was an easy one, to be working again with Ponti, who is the music director of the Paducah Symphony, which played at the Carson Center, and for the opportunity to help advance the business of the Charlotte Symphony. Smiling again, he said he wanted to make it very clearŽ that Ponti will be in charge of the orchestra and he will be in charge of its business operations. Im here to support the maestro and the orchestra,Ž he said. Thats what its all about, making the orchestra bigger and better. The players are very committed. They just need the support to make it happen. To make it bigger and better than ever.Ž He said one of his “rst initiatives will be to bring a marketing and public relations component to the orchestra, which operates with just a staff of two „ himself and of“ce manager Crista Keesling. We have a strong story,Ž he said. We need to get it out there, focusing speci“cally on Charlotte County.Ž His advice to future patrons of the orchestra: You dont need to have a doctorate in music education to enjoy the orchestra. Just come try us. You will be back.Ž Board chair Barber said in an interview, I couldnt be more pleased with Brians experience and capability. He brings so much to the job, including the added bene“t or working with the maestro for many years. Hell be an outstanding addition to the symphony team.ŽCharlotte Symphony names new executive directorBy BILL JONESSUN CORRESPONDENT SUN PHOTO BY BILL JONES Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Brian Laczko. adno=50534191adno=50520350 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NORTH PORT, FLORIDANOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 1:00 P.M. or shortly thereafter, Ordinance No. 2018-14 will be read for “ rst reading in the City Chambers located at 4970 City Hall Boulevard, North Port, Florida with the second and “ nal reading to be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. or shortly thereafter in the City Chambers located at 4970 City Hall Boulevard, North Port, Florida. ORDINANCE NO. 2018-14 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NORTH PORT, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE NON-DISTRICT BUDGET FISCAL YEAR 2017-18 BY PROVIDING FOR CHANGES IDENTIFIED IN EXHIBIT A; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. These meetings will be held in the North Port City Chambers, North Port Florida in public session on the date, time and location speci“ ed to consider the following Ordinance and proposed passage thereof: The proposed Ordinances may be inspected by the public at the Municipal Building during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday. All interested parties may attend the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinances. No stenographic record by a certi“ ed court reporter is made of these meetings. Accordingly, anyone seeking to appeal any decisions involving the matters noticed herein will be responsible for making a verbatim record of the testimony and evidence at these meetings upon which any appeal is to be based. Patsy C. Adkins, MMC City ClerkPublish … May 6, 2018 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NORTH PORT, FLORIDANOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 12:00 P.M. or shortly thereafter, Ordinance No.2018-19 will be read for “ rst reading in the City Chambers located at 4970 City Hall Boulevard, North Port, Florida with the second and “ nal reading to be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. or shortly thereafter in the City Chambers located at 4970 City Hall Boulevard, North Port, Florida. ORDINANCE NO. 2018-19 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NORTH PORT, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE ROAD AND DRAINAGE DISTRICT BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017-18 BY PROVIDING FOR SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS IN THE AMOUNTS IDENTIFIED IN EXHIBIT A; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. These meetings will be held in the North Port City Chambers, North Port Florida in public session on the date, time and location speci“ ed to consider the following Ordinance and proposed passage thereof: The proposed Ordinances may be inspected by the public at the Municipal Building during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday. All interested parties may attend the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinances. No stenographic record by a certi“ ed court reporter is made of these meetings. Accordingly, anyone seeking to appeal any decisions involving the matters noticed herein will be responsible for making a verbatim record of the testimony and evidence at these meetings upon which any appeal is to be based. Patsy C. Adkins, MMC City ClerkPublish … May 6, 2018adno=50520352


Page 10 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS To view todays legal notices and more visit, To view todays legal notices and more visit, 3000 NOTICES 3112 FICTITIOUS NAME 05/06/2018 3138 OTHER NOTICES FLORIDA SOUTHWESTERN STATE COLLEGE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS #18-04 PROJECT NAME: Painting Maintenance and Repair Services College Wide ALL Meeting Locations: Florida SouthWestern State College, 8099 College Pkwy, Ft Myers, Florida 33919, Building/Room Number/Time as indicated. RFP SUBMITTAL: Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Prior to 2:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, Florida SouthWestern State College, ATTN: Lisa Tudor, Offic e of Financial Services, Sabal Hall B ldg O, Room 116A, 8099 College Pkwy, Ft Myers, FL 33919. PHASE ONE SHORT LIST PUBLIC EVALUATION TEAM MEETING: W ednesday, May 30, 2018, 9:00 A .M. Eastern Standard Time, Facil ities Office, White Hall, Bldg D, Room 216. Recommendation for intended award to be posted ment/bids on or about Monday, June 4, 2018. FSW is accepting proposals from commercial paint ing contractors interested in prov iding painting maintenance and repair services to the College. All V endors are required to carry a minimum of one million dollars of commercial general liability. Vendors interested in this project may obtain the RFP #18-04 from FSW at ment/bids. PUBLISH: 04/22/18, 04/29/18, 05/06/18 103199 3571015 Turn Your Trash Into Cash! Advertise any Item Under $500. for FREE by Going to: www.sun-classieds. com *Limit 5 Ads Per Week Excluding Pets & Firearms T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! CHARLOTTE COUNTY … Beginning Monday, the Charlotte County Sheriffs Of“ce will increase traf“c enforcement at the following locations: Speed enforcement: € U.S. 41 (Punta Gorda to North Port) Top crash locations: € S. McCall Road/ Winchester Boulevard € Midway Boulevard/U.S. 41 € Kings Highway/ Veterans Boulevard € I-75 north of Jones Loop Road (construction related) The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: € Gloria Louise Taylor, 23, 3400 block of Palm Dr., Punta Gorda. Charge: Failure to register motor vehicle, possession or use of drug paraphernalia, possession of under 20 grams of marijuana, failure to have motor vehicle insurance. Bond: None. € William Michael Orosz Jr., 53, 1000 block of Yarmouth St., Port Charlotte. Charge: Violation of probation or community control. Bond: $2,000. € Christopher Andrew Post, 40, 1500 block of Birchcrest Blvd., Port Charlotte. Charge: Possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $6,000. € Brian Keith Morris, 38, 23400 block of Wickens Ave., Port Charlotte. Charge: Trespassing occupied structure or conveyance Bond: $2,500. € Mark John Copley, 50, 16200 block of Via Solera Cir., Ft. Myers. Charge: Possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $7,500. € Christopher Robert Costie, 38, 1700 block of Martin St., Englewood. Charge: Possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Bond: $6,000. „ Compiled by Kayla GleasonArea traffic enforcement locations announced POLICE BEATThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriffs 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.The owner of a Port Charlotte auto repair company was sentenced to two years in prison for sales tax theft, the State Attorneys Office reported. Nicholas George Vuolo, 54, was the owner of A Plus Auto in Charlotte County. Between March 2015 and April 2017, he would charge sales tax to customers but did not “le it on his tax returns, according to a press release. Vuolo plead guilty to theft of sales tax $20,000 or more, failure to “le six consecutive sales tax returns, and a violation of probation. He received a sentence of two years in prison for the “rst two charges and one year and one day in prison for the violation of probation. Vuolo also was ordered to pay $66,817.26 to the Department of Revenue and still owes more than $20,000 in restitution and fees from his previous case, the press release stated. Assistant State Attorney James Miller, of the Economic Crimes Unit handled the cases.Email: Port Charlotte man sentenced for sales tax theftBy ANNE EASKERSTAFF WRITER SARASOTA „ They are of“cers who ”y in sheriff helicopters, work with the bomb squad, narcotics unit and drug enforcement agents. They are the Sarasota County Sheriffs Of“ce K-9 Unit. Like their human partner, the countys six K9s must wear ballistic vests while on the job. Every “ve years, the vests must be replaced. On April 12, the sheriffs of“ce posted a photo on Facebook of K-9 Deputy Kevin Skau and his partner, Ando, wearing a ballistic vest from Canine Tactical. The caption mentioned SCSO needed to purchase “ve more vests for the remaining members of the K-9 Unit, at a cost of $1,700 apiece. Within minutes, community members offered to host fundraisers, write personal checks, and launch online campaigns to help the agency cover the costs,Ž said Kaitlyn Perez, SCSO spokeswoman. Judy Braham, president of Gulfcoast Marketing Consultants, LLC, with permission from the sheriffs of“ce, launched a GoFundMe page. In three and a half days, we were able to raise more than $4,010 in donations,Ž Braham said. Along with two private donors, the Nam Knights of Englewood quickly noti“ed the sheriffs of“ce they wanted to pledge funds to buy a vest. The Nam Knights MC, Southwest FL Chapter, whose post is at 251 Riverview Ave. in Englewood, rode their motorcycles to the sheriffs of“ce in Sarasota recently and met fellow donor Braham and Sgt. Troy Sasse and his K9 partner Indy, a 4-yearold Belgian Malinois. We saw there was a need so we “lled it,Ž said Nam Knights member Kevin Sullivan. We have open houses at our post. Our members and guests donated quickly and we were able to raise $1,700 in days.Ž Sasse said the ballistic vests are “tted and custom ordered and take several weeks to arrive. The old vests were 10 pounds,Ž said Sasse, who has been on the force for 15 years and worked with Indy for 3 years. The new vests we ordered for the dogs are 3 pounds. They are still as good, but much lighter. Ours are about 30 pounds.Ž This is one of those unique experiences that is hard to put into words, said Sheriff Tom Knight in a statement. To say I am surprised the community got this off the ground and made this happen would be inaccurate,Ž Knight wrote. This is the kind of community we live in; these are the kind of people we serve and we just feel humbled they took it upon themselves to make an investment in their sheriffs of“ce. This experience is something our K-9 Unit will remember for years to come.Ž Once the dogs are equipped with the vests, the sheriffs of“ce plans to invite donors for a special meet-and-greet with K-9 handlers and their partners, Perez said.Email: Nam Knights buy a vest for K9By ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICH COMMUNITY NEWS EDITOR Sgt. Troy Sasse and his partner Indy share a minute together after receiving a $1,700 donation for a new ballistic K9 vest. 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BEST CABINET COMPANYFOR VOTING US You get ALL these 6 Oers! REFACE OR REPLACETan u arasa Enjoy A No Obligation AT-Home Shopping Experience adno=545360670505adno=50520351 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NORTH PORT, FLORIDANOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 12:00 P.M. or shortly thereafter, Ordinance No.2018-18 will be read for “ rst reading in the City Chambers located at 4970 City Hall Boulevard, North Port, Florida with the second and “ nal reading to be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. or shortly thereafter in the City Chambers located at 4970 City Hall Boulevard, North Port, Florida ORDINANCE NO. 2018-18 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF NORTH PORT, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE FIRE RESCUE DISTRICT BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017-18 BY PROVIDING FOR SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS IN THE AMOUNTS IDENTIFIED IN EXHIBIT A; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. These meetings will be held in the North Port City Chambers, North Port Florida in public session on the date, time and location speci“ ed to consider the following Ordinance and proposed passage thereof: The proposed Ordinances may be inspected by the public at the Municipal Building during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday. All interested parties may attend the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinances. No stenographic record by a certi“ ed court reporter is made of these meetings. Accordingly, anyone seeking to appeal any decisions involving the matters noticed herein will be responsible for making a verbatim record of the testimony and evidence at these meetings upon which any appeal is to be based. Patsy C. Adkins, MMC City ClerkPublish … May 6, 2018


The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 E/N/C Page 11 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSWe take it for granted because we can. We turn on the taps and water ”ows, as it should. But that doesnt happen through good fortune. Its planning and budgeting and investment and collaboration. Its planning for future water supplies and maintaining the pipes and pumps that deliver that water to our member governments. Its continuing to ensure that our water supply is also environmentally sustainable. Its about encouraging conservation. Its a lot and its why some communities dont have the kind of water security that this region enjoys. Our security didnt happen overnight. Every single member government, every single governing board over 25 years has deliberately made choices that were in the interest of the entire region. As a result, we have the water we need today and tomorrow. But we cant stop there. Water supply development takes a long time„up to ten years„so, were already working on the next source. It costs a lot. So, we invest. We have to ensure the pipes and pumps and technology that treat and deliver water are operationally ef“cient. So, we invest some more. And, our water comes from the environment, so we monitor, restore and enhance it to ensure that our water supply is reliable and our quality of life is sustainable. Were fully invested. Authority Investment$200 MillionGrants: SWFWMD, FDEP, EPA$170 MillionTotal Investment$370 MillionRegional Water SecurityPRICELESS Existing 70 miles In Design 12 miles Future 65 miles Transmission System ProcessingStorageOriginal Plant 12 MGD Original Reservoir 0.5 BG The Peace River Option added another 12 MGD Aquifer Storage and Recovery Wells added another 6 BG Regional Expansion added another 24 MGD Another 6 BG 1991 Rebuild added another 3 MGD New Reservoir added another 6 BG NOW: 51 MGD12.5 BGLEGEND: MGD Million Gallons/Day BG Billion GallonsWhats up next? Planning more reservoirs to capture and store rainfall when ”ows are high which will provide water when its dry. Infrastructure Investment Water SecurityCharlotte County Desoto County Manatee County Sarasota County adno=50533202


Page 12 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 Lacrosse player Anthony Alfonso has been recognized for his best college season. The Port Charlotte High School graduate was named to the all-Conference Carolinas second team. The Chowan University senior led the conference with 57 goals, 29 assists and 86 points in 16 games. The midfielder finished with 30 points in seven games last year. BASEBALLNorthwest Florida State College freshman catcher Nathan Vetter batted .241 in 23 games. The North Port High graduate had 11 runs batted in. Georgetown University pitcher Brent Killam had a team-best 5-2 record and 2.47 earned run average in 12 appearances. He played for Venice High. Venice resident Parke Phillips hit .339 in 22 games for Brown University. The sophomore catcher had one home run and “ve RBIs. Clemson University relief pitcher Ryan Miller was 4-1 with a 3.25 ERA in 17 appearances. The past Indian had four saves. Previously at Lemon Bay High, Elon University pitcher Ryan Conroy was 3-3 with a 2.50 ERA in 13 outings, including 10 starts. MENS GOLFStetson University junior Tate Smith tied for 17th in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship. The Port Charlotte graduate shot 149 (78-71) to place second among the Hatters. Spencer Alexander led Towson University at the Colonial Athletic Association Championship. The Imagine School at North Port product shot 224 (76-76-72) to tie for 11th. SOFTBALLMakenna Gorham of Finlandia University entered the week leading the American Collegiate Athletic Association with 39 RBIs. The Venice High graduate hit .412, eighth in the conference, and had two home runs. Polk State Colleges Chelsea Whitmore hit .263 with two RBIs in 21 games. Formerly at DeSoto County High, the freshman pitcher was 1-7 with a 6.02 ERA in 12 appearances, including eight starts. Miami Dade College pitcher Tiffany Dodson, who played for Charlotte High, was 3-9 with a 5.03 ERA in 17 outing. She hit .193 with 11 RBIs. Send updates about area athletes to Barbara Boxleitner at jdanddoc@ SPORTS LOCAL SPORTS While most of the “nals took place on Day 2 of the FHSAA Track and Field State Championships in Jacksonville, area athletes “lled Day 1 with some drama. North Ports Daniel Gonzalez was the areas best “nisher, placing third in the discus throw with a distance of 162 feet, six inches. Also coming home with a medal was Lemon Bays Sarah Cote. The junior placed fourth in the high jump, with a height of “ve feet, 3.75 inches. Gonzalez also placed seventh in the shot put event with a distance of 52 feet, 0.50 inches. He missed the podium just just 1.50 inches. He wasnt the only area athlete to come up just short of the podium. Port Charlottes Sariah Dampair Salomon placed seventh in the discus throw with a distance of 118 feet, two inches. She came just four feet, “ve inches shy of the podium, Check back tomorrow for a recap of Day 2.Gonzalez leads area after Day 1STAFF REPORT PHOTO PROVIDEDNorth Ports Daniel Gonzalez on the podium for nishing third place at the discus event. TRACK & FIELD: State ChampionshipEarlier this week, three members of the Port Charlotte football team signed their letters of intent to continue their careers. Offensive lineman Trace Allshouse signed to play for the University of Mt. Union in Ohio. Two-way player Shamar Harvery is off to Alabama to play for Birmingham Prep. Another offensive lineman in Michael Issac is going to Missouri where hell play for CulverStockton College.Trio of Pirates headed to collegeSTAFF REPORT PHOTOS PROVIDEDAt right: Trace Allshouse surrounded by family, coaches ,and Port Charlotte High School administration after he signed his letter of intent. Shamar Harvey surrounded by teammates, coaches and Port Charlotte High School administration after he signed his letter of intent. At left: Michael Isaac surrounded by family, coaches and Port Charlotte High School administration after he signed his letter of intent. COLLEGE SIGNINGSFormer Pirate receives conference honorsBy BARBARA BOXLEITNERSUN CORRESPONDENT PHOTO PROVIDEDFormer Port Charlotte Pirate Anthony Alfonso, now with the Chowan University Hawks. HOMETOWN HEROESSPORTS CAMPS2018 Lady Mantas Sports Camp: The 2018 Lady Mantas Sports Camp will take place from May 30-June 1. The camp, which features sessions in basketball, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball, is for girls in grades 3-8 and runs from 8 a.m. noon each day. An optional afternoon session is available from 12-3 on those days. Cost for the camp is $60 for the morning session and $40 for the afternoon session. A discounted family plan is also available. Each Participant will receive a camp t-shirt. For more information or to register, contact Kim Pinkham 474-7702 ext. 3112 or Mike Young ext. 3112.SAILINGEnglewood Sailings Popular Summer Sailing Camps: Learn to sail or improve your skills on beautiful Lemon Bay this summer. Registration is now open for youth ages 10-17 at the Englewood SKY Family YMCA. Camps provide supervised instruction in the fundamentals of sailing and boat handling, as well as safety, seamanship and environmental awareness. Instruction is provided by adult U.S. Sailing certified instructors. The ability to swim is a prerequisite. Camp Dates: June 4-8 and June 18-22, from 9-3 daily. Cost: $135, with a $10 discount for Y or ESA members. Camps are held at the ESA Sailing Center at Indian Mound Park in Englewood. For more information, contact Laurie OGara at (908) 310-7975 or the Englewood SKY Family Y at (941) 475-1234. Please visit our website at Camps are limited to 22 participants each. Charlotte Harbor Multihull Association: For multihull owners or those interested in them. No dues. Meets first Monday of each month 6p.m. at Harpoon Harrys. Visit com/group/CHMA/ or call Ron, 941-876-6667. Charlotte Harbor Community Sailing Center: Year-round weekly sailing classes for youth and adults. Monthly Portsmouth racing second Saturday each month. Family membership $140 per year includes use of boats on days open. Discounts available for multiple family members taking a class. Classes open to public and include beginning learn to sail, learn to race, advanced race training, tactical racing, water safety. Contact 941-456-8542 or email at or web at or Facebook page Charlotte Harbor Community Sailing Center.SWIMMINGCharlotte County Swimming: Year-round USA Swimming team provides instruction and competition ages 5 and up. Visit or call Susan, 941-628-1510.RUNNINGZoomers: The Southwest Florida club emphasizes running events and triathlons. Visit for information. TENNISRotonda QuickStart: Free lessons for parents and kids (12-under) at 11 a.m., every other Saturday, Rotonda Park. Rackets and balls provided. Call 941-698-9480. Get Out and Play Clinics: 10-11a.m., every other Saturday. Gary Littlestar Masters Tennis 55-over at Rotonda Community Public Park. Rackets and balls provided. Cost: Free. Call Art Richards, 941698-9480, or pick up a Masters Tennis flier at the Tringali Recreation Center. Tennis clinics at Rotonda Community Park: Winter is just about gone and Spring tennis is unfolding at the Rotonda Community Park. Masters Tennis, POP 60 Tennis, Fuzz Ball (cardio) along with standard Clinics began April 21 at 10 a.m. and continues every other week. Special raquets and balls will be provided for those in need. Regular open play, easy-on easy-off, will also take place, no ball machines please, from 8 to 10 each Saturday. The park is at 100 Blvd. East and Parade in Rotonda West. Sponsored by USTA Florida, OnCourt OffCourt Dallas Texas and in cooperation with West Charlotte County. For more info call USTA Masters Tennis Ambassador Art (Dick) Richards at 941-698-9480. Games are also open to all communities Deaf, Wheelchair and Visually Impaired.BASEBALLSenior Men: The South Florida Suns, mens over-50 baseball team, is looking for players. All positions needed. Call 941-456-5229.MODEL SAILINGClub schedules: Sun Coast Club meets Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at South County Regional Park in Punta Gorda. Open to the public. 941-628-8802.


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Page 14 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWSOnce school is out for summer, the librarys summer reading fun begins! On Saturday, June 2, each of the four Charlotte County library branches will celebrate the start of summer with a Summer Reading Kickoff Event. Our kickoff at the Englewood Charlotte Library is from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. We have some fun entertainment planned for the day and free snacks sponsored by the Friends of the Englewood Charlotte Library. Aundrea has fun and educational programs for all ages planned throughout the months of June and July, centered on the theme Libraries Rock!Ž A summer reading log will be given out at the kickoff event and can also be picked up at the library anytime after June 2. The reading log will help set goals, keep track of books read, and earn prizes for completing goals. Participating in the summer reading program helps children maintain their reading skills during their summer vacation and provides all Charlotte County residents with opportunities to have fun and learn something new. To see a calendar of events for all library locations, please visit the library event calendar at www2.youseemore. com/charlottecounty/ calendar.asp.Maker SpaceYou can stop by the library next Saturday to check out our Maker Space during Teen Tech Time with Aundrea from noon until 2 p.m. Explore our new Discovery Kits and play with all the new tech toys included in the kits. These kits include educational items and books on the selected topic. Library patrons can take them home for a period of three weeks. Discovery Kits are intended for ages 7 and up and are primarily focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). We also have Parenting Packs available for checkout that are intended for parents and their children ages 6 and down and cover a variety of topics. The Discovery Kits include topics like Geometric Shapes, GoldieBlox, Hand Lettering, Human Anatomy. KNex Simple Machines, Lego Mindstorms, Ozobots, Rock Identification and more. The Parenting Packs focus on topics like Backyard Exploration, Counting, Colors, Doctor/Hospital Visits, Getting Ready for School, Healthy Eating and others. Aundrea can help pick out the right Discovery Kit or Parenting Pack for you and your family. What is your child interested in? We have over 30 combined kits and packs so there is sure to be something to spark their imagination.Big Red BusThe One Blood Big Red Bus is here this Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Give the gift of life. Your blood donation helps trauma, surgery, and chemotherapy patients in local hospitals when they need it most. A single car accident victim can require one hundred pints of blood. Thats why blood donations are so important. All donors receive a free movie ticket and a coupon for a free chicken sandwich at Chick-fil-A. For more information about donating blood and to make an appointment, check out promotions-rewards/ big-red-bus.stml. Keep your kids busy and learning this summer at the library! The Englewood Charlotte Library is at 3450 N. Access Road in the Tringali Recreation Complex off State Road 776.Save the date for summer reading Lynda Citro SUN PHOTO BY ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICHKaley Fitzgerald, 7, a Myakka River Elementary School student, checks out the selection at the Elsie Quirk Library Saturday during the annual free comic book giveaway. The event was held at all local libraries. 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OUR TOWN: SUNCOAST HOMES SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2018 SCOUTS HONORSCHOOL HAPPENINGSBE KIND TO ANIMALS WEEK Local scout donates 120 backpacks to foster children. Seepage 7. SKY Academy, Charlotte Technical College and more ƒ Seepage 13. The first full week of May is National Be Kind to Animals Week.Ž Seepage 14.Question: Thanks for addressing the deeded public access issue. The property adjacent to mine is unoccupied. Im pretty sure that there is no deeded beach access associated with this home. But every time I have questioned individuals trespassing across it, they say they have deeded access. Yet they cannot provide us any (physical) proof of that. I was wondering if you knew where in the county I could “nd someone who has positive proof of having deeded access? What Department at the county can verify if there is in fact deeded access for those individuals? Anything you can do to shed light on this would be greatly appreciated. Answer: I called a top-notch title agent and a very experienced real estate attorney seeking answers to your questions. Neither had answers, but both were able to shed some light on the subject. Here is what they told me. The title agent suggested you are most likely to “nd proof of deeded beach access by examining the public-records maintained by the county recorders of“ce. She also suggested you examine the title work issued by the title company who processed the most recent sales transaction(s). And third, she suggested you examine the legal description of the property. You can access the legal description online via the county property appraisers website. The real estate attorney emphasized that the proper way to establish the existence and validity of real estate documents is to record them in the public records. This is typically done by the clerk of the court in the county where the property exists. The document then becomes part of the of“cial records of that county and are accessible to the public. The attorney also noted that deeded access takes different forms. For example, pedestrian-only access would preclude the use of golf carts. Or the access could be limited to owners only, thus precluding renters. So to answer your question, there is no single source to verify that a speci“c property is subject to, or includes entitlement to, deeded access across another property. But hopefully this gets you started in the right direction. Is 24-hour notice OK?Question: My listing agent discouraged me from requiring 24-hour notice to show my home. He said it would discourage some buyers and Realtors from viewing my home. What do you think? Answer: Your agent is correct. Heres a situation thats quite common. The Realtor is driving the buyers around the neighborhood to see the pre-selected homes that match the buyers criteria. The buyer spots a beautiful home with a for-sale sign. Its love at “rst sight. But its not on the buyers list because it does not match the buyers criteria. The buyer told her Realtor she wants a newer home, so the Realtor has limited the showings to homes built in 2011 or later. The Realtor calls the listing agent, explains the situation, and asks to show the home ASAP. This is something you want to make happen. Out of curiosity, I ran the numbers on all Charlotte County, single-family listings that sold in 2017. The median days-to-contract for those listings was just 42 days. The median for listings that required 24-hour notice was 46 days. Brett Slattery is broker/owner of Brett Slattery Realty llc in Charlotte County. Brett responds to all questions and column suggestions, including those not printed due to space limitations. Reach him via 941468-1430, Brett@, or deeded access? Prove it BrettSLATTERYCOLUMNIST 3426 Deck Street, Port Charlotte 72 Grande Fairway Drive Englewood 1066 Ruisdael Circle, North Venice 3426 Deck Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33981 County: Charlotte Year Built: 2008 List Price: $1,595,000 LP/SqFt: $416.78 Garage/Carport: 3-Car Attached Garage Beds: 4 Baths: 3.5 Sq Ft Heated: 3827 Total Acreage: .40 Pool: Heated Pool Location: Myakka River Waterfront Listing Agent/ Brokerage: Shellee Guinta, Coldwell Banker Sunstar, 941-586-8463 72 Grande Fairway Drive Englewood, FL 34223 County: Sarasota Year Built: 2014 List Price: $889,900 LP/SqFt: $294.67 Garage/Carport: 3-Car attached Beds: 3 Baths: 3 Sq Ft Heated: 3020 Total Acreage: 0.29 Pool: Heated, saltwater pool & jacuzzi Location: South on SR776 to south gate of Boca Royale, left on Grande Fairway Listing Agent/ Brokerage: Bob Linthicum, Premier Sotheby s International Realty, 941-228-9206 1066 Ruisdael Circle, North Venice, FL 34275 County: Sarasota Year Built: 2003 List Price: $999,900 LP/SqFt: $283.50 Garage/Carport: 4-Car attached Beds: 3 Baths: 3 Sq Ft Heated: 3,527 Total Acreage: 0.46 Pool: Heated, saltwater pool & jacuzzi Location: Laurel Road to Sorrento Woods, right on Ruisdael Circle Listing Agent/ Brokerage: Bob Linthicum, Premier Sotheby s International Realty, 941-228-9206


Page 16 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 2 Even when a seller and buyer agree on a price for a home, the deal can collapse if the property appraises for less than that price. For example, lets say a seller lists his house for $325,000, the buyer offers $275,000, but they settle on $300,000. A week before closing, the appraisal comes in at $265,000. Thats the maximum price for which the lender is willing to offer a mortgage. Whos going to make up the $35,000 difference? In this case, the seller has already come down on the price and doesnt want to lower it again. And the buyer may not have enough cash to cover the shortfall, or does not want to pay more for the house than its appraised value. As a result, the deal falls through. Read on for key tips on how to avoid a low home appraisal. And, once the deal does go through, Bankrate can help you get the best mortgage rate.What causes a low appraisalShort appraisals are common in declining housing markets because the lack of recent comparable home sales in the area, or comps,Ž make it hard for appraisers to determine the current market value of a property. When home sales slow down, good comps ageŽ quickly. Add foreclosures and short sales to the mix and appraisals can run all over the map. The Home Valuation Code of Conduct, or HVCC, which went into effect in May 2009, compounded the problem. The HVCC prohibits Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac lenders from having direct contact with appraisers. As a result, most lenders work through appraisal management companies, or AMCs, whose pool of residential appraisers includes those with limited training or little familiarity with the geographic area being appraised.Know how to protect yourselfYou can protect yourself from low appraisals. Here are some suggestions for buyers and sellers. If youre a buyer: € Tell your lender to “nd an appraiser who comes from your county, or perhaps a neighboring county. After all, youre paying for the appraisal. € Ask that the appraiser have a residential appraiser certi“cation and a professional designation. Examples include the Appraisal Institutes senior residential appraiser, or SRA, or member of the Appraisal Institute, or MAI, designations. € Meet the appraiser when he inspects the home, and share your knowledge of recent short sales and foreclosures that could skew the comps. You can speak with your appraiser; the prohibition applies only to your lender. If youre a seller: € Get an appraisal before you list a home. Search for a quali“ed appraiser in your area on the Appraisal Institute site. € Use the appraisal to set a realistic listing price for your home. € Give a copy of your prelisting appraisal to the buyers appraiser. € Question a low appraisal. Theres always a chance the appraiser or a supervisor will take into account new or overlooked information.How to avoid a low home appraisalBy JAY MACDONALDBANKRATE.COM Q: I live in a beautiful community that is well maintained by the board and its various committees. All is great, except for the roads „ they are ugly with oil marks and patched areas. I have asked after this, but it does not seem to be a priority of the board of directors. How do I get the board to address this issue? „ Philip A: Most people who want to get their boards attention try to bring up a new issue at the public board meeting. This is not a good idea and will most likely not work. A board meeting is a business meeting and should be run from an agenda of items known to all in advance so that the members and directors have ample time to research and consider the issues to be dealt with during that meeting. The common tactic of trying to embarrass or ambush the board at the meeting almost always back“res. Simply, the board meeting is not the time to introduce a new issue. The better method is to send your board a letter outlining your concern. Try to be detailed and propose solutions. Explain why you think it is an essential use of the communitys resources, bearing in mind that other residents may have differing priorities. Send the letter by certi“ed mail to ensure it gets the attention it deserves. If it still does not make the agenda, try again, or even better, get some neighbors to write in, too. Many voices will hold more sway than just one. Finally, if, after all of these efforts, the existing board does not share your priorities for the community, you should consider running for the board at the next election. When you are a board member, you are able to help set the agenda and get your ideas pushed through. At least, that is, if enough of your neighbors agree with you. Gary M. Singer is a Florida attorney and board-certified as an expert in real estate law by the Florida Bar. 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The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 E/N/C Page 17 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 3 Q: Assuming the same interest rate, is there any way in which a homeowner is better off having an FHA rather than a conventional mortgage? A: Having an FHA mortgage is potentially advantageous to a homeowner if she intends to sell her house, and if market interest rates are signi“cantly higher than they were when she borrowed the money to buy it. The advantage is that an FHA mortgage is assumable by a house purchaser who is quali“ed under FHA standards. This means that the below-market rate can be transferred to the buyer, with the bene“t shared between buyer and seller. In contrast, conventional mortgages today contain due-on-saleŽ clauses, which means that with a few exceptions, the loan balance must be repaid when the property is sold. Lenders may allow assumptions but only at the current market price. The dollar value of an assumed mortgage has three major components. One is the upfront saving, consisting of the points and other settlement costs that are avoided by the buyer. The second component is the present value of the difference in loan balance at the time the buyer repays the loan. The third component is the present value of the payment differences over the same period. This is not an easy calculation, but a spreadsheet on my website (Value of AssumptionsŽ) makes it easy. It does not take a large increase in rates to make an assumption attractive. For example, assume the home seller has a 3.5 percent mortgage with a $200,000 balance that has 200 months to go. If the best the buyer can “nd is 4.5 percent on a 30-year mortgage, and if the buyer sells after 60 months, the present value of the bene“t attached to assumption would exceed $10,000, plus the settlement costs avoided. I calculated this using the spreadsheet. The major limitation of an assumed mortgage is that the buyers down payment may be larger than is convenient or possible, depending on how much of the original loan balance has been paid off and how much the house has appreciated in value. In addition, the monthly payment may be beyond the buyers capacity because it must be calculated over the period remaining. The buyers who extract the most bene“t from assumptions are those who have the cash to pay the difference between the sale price and the balance of the old loan, and have the income necessary to carry the monthly payment over the shortened term. Any seller who allows assumption by a buyer without a written release of liability from the lender is looking for trouble. If the buyer defaults, the collection agency will come after the seller unless she can produce the written release. Even if the buyer pays, the seller without a release of liability may be unable to obtain another mortgage because of her continued liability on the old one. In the 1970s and 80s, conventional loans were also assumable, but lenders put a stop to it when they began to include due-on-sale clauses in all loan contracts. While due-on-sale clauses are not enforceable on non-market based transactions such as a transfer of ownership within a family through inheritance or divorce, they are enforceable on all market-based transactions. In some cases, buyers and sellers attempt to circumvent due on sale and keep an old conventional mortgage alive with a wrap aroundŽ mortgage. Without the knowledge of the lender, the seller takes a mortgage from the buyer, which may be for a larger amount than the balance of the old loan, and continues to pay the old mortgage out of the proceeds of the new one. The new mortgage wrapsŽ the old one. For example, S, who has a $140,000 mortgage on his home, sells his home to B for $200,000. B pays $10,000 down and borrows $190,000 on a new mortgage given by S. This mortgage wraps aroundŽ the existing $140,000 mortgage because the seller as the new lender continues to make the payments on the old mortgage. Collectively, buyer and seller bene“t by retaining the old low-rate mortgage. As interest rates rise, we will see more wrap-around mortgages because the bene“t from keeping old mortgages alive increases. This is a dangerous business, particularly to the seller, who has given up ownership of the house but retained liability for the mortgage. The seller is in deep trouble if the buyer fails to pay, or if the lender discovers the sale and demands immediate repayment of the original loan. Home sellers with FHA mortgages have no need for wrap-arounds. Jack Guttentag is professor emeritus of “nance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 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Page 18 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 4 MIAMI „ Would you plunk down $300,000 for a studio that measures 350 square feet „ about the size of two surface parking lot spaces „ to live in the heart of Miami Beach? If the idea seems preposterous, micro-units are not for you. But a growing number of real estate developers are banking on the micro-unit concept „ tiny, furnished apartments in amenity-laden buildings, located in hot neighborhoods „ to attract buyers and renters who want to live in Miami-Dades most popular neighborhoods but cant afford to pay market rates. They are also exploiting the malleability of the tiny-living concept „ which has been used in cities such as Seattle and New York to alleviate the affordable housing crunch „ and customizing it to suit their individual projects. They include: € The 70-unit 6080 Boutique Hotel at 6080 Collins Ave., due for completion in July, is a residential/hotel mixeduse project with turnkey residences ranging in size from 350 square foot studios to 900 square foot two-bedrooms (about a “fth of a professional basketball court). Prices range from $300,000 to $750,000. € Developer Property Management Group has launched a co-living operation, dubbed PMGx, that applies the micro-unit living concept to traditional apartments. The company is adopting a rent-by-bedroom (RBB) tactic at the 464 units in the X Miami tower (formerly known as Vice) at 300 Biscayne Blvd., just down the street from the Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus. The RBB strategy is simple: You rent a single bedroom (with its own private bathroom) inside a fully-furnished unit and share living space with roommates that have been screened and vetted during the application process. Rents will range from $1,300 to $1,500. The building is due this summer. € X Las Olas, a two-tower project at 300 SW First Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, will add another 1,100 RBB units to the PMGx stockpile. The company plans to break ground on a third South Florida project the 700unit tower X Biscayne, at 400 Biscayne Blvd. in late 2018. € Wynwood 25, a partnership between The Related Group and East End Capital located at 227 NW 24th St., will deliver 289 rental apartments to the trendy neighborhood, where housing remains scarce. They will range in size from 400 to 1,200 square feet and go for $1,400 to $3,200 per month. The building was topped off last week and construction will be completed in early 2019. € Related has two other projects in the area: Wynwood 26, a joint venture with Block Capital Group at 51 NW 26th St., will add 172 apartments between 400 and 900 square feet, priced from $200,000 to $500,000. Singer Lenny Kravitz will serve as creative director of the buildings public areas and amenity spaces. The project broke ground on Monday. € VHouse Wynwood will duplicate the model of Relateds boutique-residential tower in Sao Paulo. The building, to be located at NW First Ave and 28th St., will partner Related with Metro 1 and deliver 192 condos between 416 and 900 square feet, with prices starting at $200,000. The project is in the development phase. € YOTELPAD Miami, a $150 million joint venture between Aria Development Group and the Kuwait-based AQARAT real estate company, is another micro-unit residential/ hotel project, this one in downtown Miami at 227 NE Second St. The building will be a 31-story tower offering 250 Yotel-branded hotel rooms (or cabins,Ž as the company calls them) and 215 condos ranging in size from 425 to 700 square feet. Prices will start in the $300,000 range and construction is scheduled to begin in late 2018. € Moishe Mana, the developer who owns large chunks of land in Wynwood and along Flagler Street in downtown Miami, is proceeding with his plan to build a 49-story tower at 200 North Miami Ave. that would include 328 micro-units between 400-500 square feet in size. It is our initiative to endorse the development of micro-units in the city of Miami,Ž said Mana, who has previously expressed a desire to turn into Miami into the Silicon Valley of South America. It is crucial to provide housing for millennials to ensure the growth of Miami as a global hub for industries and technology. Until today, the need to keep the millennials here was overlooked. Our project is not based on constructing one single condo building, because Miami has enough of those. Our concept is about building connectivity within a neighborhood.ŽMillennial appealAll of these developments take advantage of building and zoning codes that allow for higher density and lower parking requirements, which maximize land use. Although some “xed construction costs stay the same „ you still need a bathroom and a kitchen, for example „ the overall building costs are roughly 20 percent lower. Developers and lenders see Miami is growing up,Ž said Luis Flores, a partner at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, who works with developers around the U.S. The micro-unit model permits rentals and complies with zoning. For a New York lender, thats a no-brainer. The wrinkle Miami adds is that the units will also have beautiful design and “nishes. If Im a 25-yearold “rst-year lawyer or banker who works in downtown or Brickell, Im not thinking about square footage. 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The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 E/N/C Page 19 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 5 fully furnished with beds, sofas, ”at-screen TVs „ even ”atware and bed linens. In other words, they are move-in ready „ you just need to bring your clothes „ which is what their residents want. According to a study by the Urban Land Institute Multifamily Housing Councils, the majority of micro-unit dwellers are young (under 30) professionals and “rsttime renters who havent accumulated many possessions and dont need as much living space. „ or, presumably, closets. According to the study, micro-unit users consider the small apartments as launch padsŽ for new careers and lives „ most move on to a larger place within two years „ and they are social animals who prefer to meet their friends at a restaurant or bar instead of hanging out at home. Most important is location. Nearly all the respondents in the study (97 percent) cited location as the most important priority in deciding to rent a micro-unit. The study also found that a minority of micro-unit users are older and use the small spaces as a part-time residence near relatives, in-town pied-a-terre or party pad. Philip Freedman, managing director of Compass Development Division, said the small sizes have not impeded sales at 6080 Collins Boutique Hotel, where 70 percent of the units have been pre-sold to a mix of South Florida residents and out-of-towners from the U.S. and nine foreign countries. The $45 million project is a joint venture between Buenos Airesbased Domus Group and the management company Eskape Collection, which will run the buildings hotel operations when it opens in July. Eskape currently operates another residential hotel property on Miami Beach, the Abae Hotel at 1215 West Ave. The local buyers have been people who live in Coral Gables or Pinecrest or Hialeah who want to have a new, easy weekend place on Miami Beach,Ž Freedman said. The other buyers are people who want to come here for the weekend or on vacation without dealing with a condo association or big maintenance fees. When people come to look at this type of unit, theyve already managed their own expectations. They know theyre not going to be large. Its a totally different mindset.Ž Using the traditional real estate benchmark of price per square foot, the micro-units at the 6080 project are nearly twice as expensive as a regular Miami Beach condo, costing $857 per square foot for a studio. The current median price per square foot in Miami Beach is $505, according to Realtor. com. But the overall price of the units is competitive with the median Miami Beach condo sales price of $430,000 and a steal at the luxury condo median sales price of $2.8 million, according to the 2018 “rst quarter Elliman Report released Thursday. The 6080 Collins building sits on a prime location, across the street from the ocean, and features all the perks of the luxe life other than space „ 24-hour valet parking, concierge, gym, rooftop pool, even maid service. The monthly maintenance fee is $1.27 per square foot, or $445 per month for the smallest units.Location mattersAnalysts say that micro-units dont make “nancial sense in suburban neighborhoods such as Kendall or Doral, where renters and buyers can still “nd good living spaces at an attainable price. Nor are they a good “t for older neighborhoods such as Little Havana or South Beach, where a lot of the older existing housing is already pint-sized. But for the booming urban cores of Miami, where much of the development over the last “ve years was geared at the luxury ($1 million and over) market, micro-units and downsized living are a good “t „ and another indication of the citys ongoing maturation from vacation mecca to a true urban center. According to the most recent Demographia International study, which compared median household incomes to median home prices in the third quarter of 2017, Miami is the sixth least-affordable major market in the U.S. for new starter housing of an acceptable qualityŽ located near industrial and commercial developments, requiring buyers to pay 6.5 times their annual income. Thats almost double the national median of 3.8x and higher than notoriously expensive markets such as Seattle (5.9x), New York (5.7x) and Boston (5.5x). Thats where tiny living and micro-units „ which are generally priced 20 percent lower than market rates „ come in. Miami residents love their big spaces, but there are all sorts of new things that are at play with micro-units,Ž said Jonathan Miller, president/CEO of the New York-based real estate consulting “rm Miller Samuel Inc. The old rules dont apply, because were in an exploratory period. Miamis trend toward new urbanism, where its all about walkability and niche neighborhoods, focuses on things that prior generations didnt focused on. Micro-units are aimed at people who are not being served by whats been built.Ž At the same time, Miller said, the real estate industry is awash with capital at lower interest rates, and when theres money available, developers dont stop building. When theres a new market to explore, you see this sort of boom,Ž Miller said. A parcel of land where a developer can get a much higher price per square foot becomes a draw. In valuation-speak, its highest and best use.Ž Some developers also see micro-units as an investment in the future. Carlos Rosso, president of condo development at The Related Group, points out the company is building of“ce towers adjacent to two of its residential developments in Wynwood: A 40,000-square-foot of“ce building next to Wynwood 25 and another 40,000-squarefoot of“ce space near VHouse. The developer is also adding nearly 70,000 square feet of retail spaces to the neighborhood that will be curated as if they were amenities „ coffeehouses, gyms, restaurants and barber shops. We have a vision for Wynwood,Ž Rosso said. Ten years from now, we want to be remembered as the developers who rede“ned living in Wynwood. We are doing it one building at a time, like you “lm a movie one frame at a time, and wont stop until our vision is achieved.ŽThe right timingThe arrival of micro-units comes at the right time for MiamiDade County, when many of the younger professionals living in Brickell and downtown are already used to smaller, shared living spaces. We are like any of the highly desirable international cities like San Francisco, New York and Hong Kong in the sense that we have increasing demand and very constricted supply,Ž said Gerard Yetning, executive vice president of Colliers International South Florida. We are literally an island between the ocean and the Everglades, and there are pockets in there that have desirable neighborhoods with a 24-hour lifestyle. People are already creating their own micro-units there by living with roommates.Ž Ryan Shear, a principal at the development “rm PMG, said the company intends to double the number of units in its RBB co-living PMGx operation to a total of 10,000 within “ve years. X Miami will be the third building in the division: The “rst two, X University Village and X Logan Square, have already proven the concept. Like most micro-units, the apartments come fully furnished. You sign a lease for a bedroom „ between $1,300-$1,500 a month, depending on the ”oor „ and if you end up not getting along with your roommates, you can transfer to another bedroom in the building. We have taken an old process „ “nding a roommate „ and modernized it,Ž Shear said. The lease application for X Miami went online “ve days ago and we already have a waiting list. And its drawing all kinds of people. The majority of our market is 25 year-olds, but were also seeing a lot of waitresses, service-sector people and folks who work downtown. They say theyre dying to live in a nice place downtown, but their budget is $1,400.ŽDOWNSIZEFROM PAGE 4 TNS PHOTOA view of the kitchen area of a unit at 6080 Collins Avenue in Miami, where the smallest apartments will be 350 square feet.DOWNSIZE | 6 Advertisement AdvertisementAbsolute Blinds Has A Window Treatment For YouAbsolute Blinds is the BEST place to go for all your window treatments, specializing in hardwood plantation shutters! This three-generation family owned & operated business is managed by Doug and Brett Hamilton. Their family has over 18 years of knowledge & experience in Southwest Florida window treatments. All their shutters are American made, custom fabricated, and manufactured from furniture grade North American hardwoods. Looking for excellent customer service, quality products, and a life time guarantee on work? 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Page 20 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 6 Although MiamiDades micro-unit boom is limited on hot neighborhoods with higher land values for now, the concept may spread to other areas. In December, the City of Miami approved an amendment to the Miami 21 building code that reduced the mandatory minimum size of micro-units in Transit Oriented Development (TOD) areas from 400 to 275 square feet. The amendment, which only applies to projects close to mass transit such as Metrorail, Metromover and the upcoming Brightline train service, also reduces or eliminates the requirement for parking spaces „ a construction cost that forces developers to raise their prices. On March 6, the Miami-Dade County Commission launched a 120-day study of micro-housing to encourage the efficient use of land by accommodating greater population density in a smaller area,Ž another indication of local government exploring possible solutions to the areas affordable housing crisis. But some developers argue micro-units not a viable long-term solution, because people cant live in such tiny quarters for long. Jay S. Jacobson, president and CEO of EDEN Multifamily, which specializes in boutique apartment buildings located in underserved neighborhoods, said he helped develop a micro-unit in Seattle in 2010, directly across the street from Amazon headquarters. But the project was a bust, with a turnover rate of 137 percent. The average turnover rate for a regular apartment building is between 55 and 57 percent per year. The average size of the units was 330 square feet, but once people realized they had no place to put their clothes or shoes or handbags, they were moving in and moving out on the same day,Ž Jacobson said. Conceptually, microunits are a great idea. But you have to put the human element into it. Dropping unit sizes to 400 or 500 square feet is workable. But when youre building 250-square-foot units, all youre building is hotel rooms. You cant solve affordability by squeezing people into those. Its not a lifestyle conducive to any human being in this country.Ž For now, though, the real estate industry is bullish on the microunits currently being developed in Miami, because they are filling a gap created by the postrecession emphasis on luxury development in Miami-Dades booming urban cores. The housing market is changing because of cost and supply,Ž said Steven Wernick, a land-use partner at Akerman LLC. Theres going to be new types of housing product, and there are a number of trends and public policy objectives that are part of the conversation with micro-units. Some people immediately think all apartments are going to become microunits, but thats not the case. We are seeing a few projects come out of the ground that are incorporating them. Were going to keep exploring the concept project by project.ŽDOWNSIZEFROM PAGE 5 TNS PHOTOSOn April 12, after two years of construction, project manager Sheila Lorenzo, left, president Carlos Rosso, center, and construction manager Javier Cabarrocas stand in front of Wynwood 25, a microunit building that is scheduled to top o later this summer and will be comprised entirely of microunit apartments. On April 12, after two years of construction, developer Carlos Rosso stands in front of Wynwood25, a microunit building that is scheduled to top o later this summer and will be comprised entirely of microunit apartments. In Miami on April 12, 6080 Collins Avenue, where the smallest apartments will be 350squarefeet. Y o u c a n  t c a t c h t h e m i f y o u d o n  t k n o w w h e r e t h e y a r e o n l y i n C h e c k o u t t h e F i s h F i n d e r e v e r y T h u r s d a y o n l y i n K EEP AN EYE OUT FOR BARGAINS Read The Classifieds Every Day adno=54535090 WE CAN HELP.If you feel that your loved one is not safe at home anymore, we can provide you with the security you are seeking. Our dedicated staff creates a supportive, caring place so you can worry less and enjoy each other more. 7374 San Casa Drive, Englewood, FL 34224 € 941.208.3410 € ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY LICENSE # AL13053 IS SHE SAFE AT HOME?Re”ections Memory Care Program Featuring Validation Therapy € Virtual Dementia Experience € Personalized Care Planadno=54532286 Call Today! For All Your Electrical Needs $30 OFF* Any work completed*Cannot be stacked or combined with any other o er adno=720592Over 15 Years of Experience 100% Customer Satisfaction 3 Years Parts & Labor Warranty License: EC13008043 Premier Laser Gum Surgery ProviderDr. Joseph FaraqExcellence in Comprehensive and Implant DentistryBeautiful smiles begin hereCharlotte Countys Premier LANAP Provider adno=50534338Joseph H. Farag, D.M.D.3441 Conway Blvd, Port Charlotte(941) Now Accepting New Patients


The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 E/N/C Page 21 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 7 On Saturday, Eagle Scout hopeful and 10th-grader Lucas Blanchette assembled over 100 supply-“lled backpacks to donate to the Department of Children and Families, blowing their original goal out of the water. In “ve local counties, alone, over 2,500 kids are in foster care. When moving, these children are only given a trash bag and “ve minutes to pack. In the rush to grab clothes, toys and keepsakes, simple necessities and toiletries are often overlooked. Blanchette hopes to resolve this by providing everything from toothpaste to pens and pencils to the children in need. A lot of kids dont have bags for school either; they end up using the trash bag for all their school supplies,Ž said Lucass dad, Victor. This way, we can give them all the personal hygiene products but we can also give them a new backpack.Ž All of the products „ which the scout estimated to total over $400 „ were purchased and donated by friends, family and fellow volunteers. For Lucas, the project also carries a lot of weight. As part of the passage into Eagle Scouts, members must design and execute a project that bene“ts their community, whether local, national or global. This is one of his “nal steps and it must be approved by the troop committee. Its quite a lengthy process, he has to earn 21 badges „ 13 of which are Eagle-speci“c and more strenuous in terms of “tness or personal management „ and he has to “ll out a form and get all the appropriate signatures,Ž said Victor. Currently, Lucas is a Life Scout, the level below Eagle. Ive been a scout for nine or 10 years. It takes about a year to move up a level because you have to stay in each one for at least six months,Ž said Lucas, who decided to start the Scouts after seeing a poster at school. Each scout dedicates a signi“cant amount of time and effort to the troop, not only to bene“t their communities but to improve themselves as individuals, as well. About 19 people showed up to help today and theyre all either scouts or the families of scouts,Ž said Victor. Were going to be done way earlier than we thought.Ž The scout volunteers represented a variety of levels, from elementary-aged boys to high-schoolers. The younger ones really look up to the older boys. They can see whats at the end, it motivates them,Ž said John MacDonald, a member of the troop committee and grandfather of a prospective Eagle Scout, himself. The Scouts BSA „ a recent name change „ uses projects like Lucass to encourage members to continue to be there for one another. They all help out because they know it will be their turn someday,Ž said Victor. And it seems the population of community service-driven youth will only continue to grow. Lucass troop, Troop 351, for instance has been around for at least 15 years but has always had a relatively low scout number. There were only four a year ago and now we have 15. Were also expecting seven more once they move up a level,Ž said MacDonald. With this rapidly expanding enrollment, local areas will continue to see projects that improve daily life „ Lucass project will impact at least “ve neighborhoods „ and a new generation will be shaped to strive for the betterment of mankind. Email: Scouts honor: Local scout donates 120 backpacks to foster childrenBy KAYLA GLEASONSTAFF WRITER At left: Alex MacDonald and Justin Price add more nished backpacks to a pile ready to donate. Patrick Peoples and Kevin Cox add shampoo and toothpaste to backpacks. SUN PHOTOS BY KAYLA GLEASONLucas Blanchette organizes the nished backpacks. Scouts and their families assembled care packages at Pilgrim United Church on Saturday morning. 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Page 22 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 CHARLOTTE COUNTY/NORTH PORT COURTESY OF PUNTA GORDA, PORT CHARLOTTE, NORTH PORT ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS ML# Status Address Zip Code City Sq. Ft. List Price Pool Sold Price BE FB HB Built Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP /SqFt SP/LP Ratio D5922832 Sold 25 QUAILS RUN BLVD #10 34223 ENGLEWOOD 647 $72,000 Community $70,000 1 1 1 1983 Condominium Cash 4/30/2018 92.35 0.97 D5920521 Sold 26 QUAILS RUN BLVD #3 34223 ENGLEWOOD 634 $74,000 Community $70,000 1 1 1 1984 Condominium Cash 4/30/2018 93.96 0 .95 O5569517 Sold 21227 MEEHAN AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 888 $77,000 None $84,525 3 2 0 1960 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30/2018 51.54 1.1 C7246459 Sold 22375 EDGEWATER DR #118 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1039 $79,900 Community $77,000 2 2 0 1974 Condominium Cash 4/30/2018 74.11 0.96 C7250645 Sold 1515 FORREST NELSON BLVD #E203 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 899 $89,900 Community $87,500 2 2 0 1983 Condominium Conventi onal 5/2/2018 97.33 0.97 D5920954 Sold 21050 IONIA AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 732 $89,900 None $83,000 2 1 0 1960 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/2018 10 2.98 0.92 C7250400 Sold 19505 QUESADA AVE #PP203 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 838 $94,900 Community $90,000 2 2 0 1985 Condominium Cash 5/2/2018 107.4 0.95 C7250081 Sold 1999 KINGS HWY #21A 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1032 $97,500 Community $96,500 2 2 0 1981 Condominium Cash 4/26/2018 93. 51 0.99 C7250604 Sold 3397 DOUGLAS RD 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1344 $99,888 None $95,000 3 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/ 1/2018 64.89 0.95 D5920431 Sold 1144 PINE ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 616 $99,900 None $95,000 1 1 0 1965 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/30/2018 1 00.74 0.95 C7250833 Sold 19505 QUESADA #K 203 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 899 $99,950 Community $95,000 2 2 0 1985 Condominium Cash 5/1/2018 0.9 5 A4213318 Sold 4841 DUNCAN RD 33982 PUNTA GORDA 984 $99,999 None $84,000 2 1 0 1961 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/2018 85.37 0.84 C7241252 Sold 22000 BELINDA AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 962 $105,000 None $95,000 2 2 0 1961 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/201 8 65.97 0.9 C7250431 Sold 2225 ANNE AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1097 $110,000 None $112,400 2 1 1 1962 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/ 30/2018 86.66 1.02 C7251160 Sold 22250 HERNANDO AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1163 $115,900 None $111,000 3 1 0 1962 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30/ 2018 74.3 0.96 D6100004 Sold 26338 RAMPART BLVD #806 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1078 $117,900 None $112,000 2 2 1 1988 Single Family Residence Cash 4/3 0/2018 82.6 0.95 C7250050 Sold 21234 MEEHAN AVE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1926 $119,000 None $115,000 4 2 0 1960 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/30/2018 47.9 0.97 D5923684 Sold 21122 MIDWAY BLVD 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1099 $120,000 None $119,000 2 2 0 1977 Single Family Residence Conventiona l 5/1/2018 79.87 0.99 A4212761 Sold 20049 ISOBAR AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1044 $120,000 Community $125,000 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Cash 5/ 1/2018 94.55 1.04 C7250489 Sold 2120 HERON LAKE DR #307 33983 PUNTA GORDA 996 $122,000 Community $102,500 2 2 0 2006 Condominium Cash 4/29/2018 1 02.91 0.84 C7250719 Sold 4805 KNOLLWOOD DR 33982 PUNTA GORDA 1326 $124,900 None $132,000 3 2 0 1963 Single Family Residence FHA 4/26/2018 77.37 1.06 C7250541 Sold 18235 AVONSDALE CIR 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 900 $124,900 None $125,000 2 1 0 1984 Single Family Residence FHA 4/26/2 018 76.59 1 C7250182 Sold 1104 E CORKTREE CIR 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 852 $124,900 Community $122,500 2 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence FHA 4 /27/2018 100.82 0.98 C7247772 Sold 175 KINGS HWY #425 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1153 $124,900 Community $122,000 2 2 0 1988 Condominium Cash 4/30/2018 105.8 1 0.98 W7635316 Sold 2800 ACLINE RD 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2186 $124,900 Private $115,000 3 2 0 1969 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 35.58 0.92 T2930295 Sold 825 KENNWOOD TER 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1135 $125,000 None $135,000 2 2 0 1981 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/201 8 1.08 D5919673 Sold 6600 GASPARILLA PINES BLVD #209 34224 ENGLEWOOD 932 $125,000 Community $123,000 2 2 0 1993 Condominium Cash 4/27/ 2018 131.97 0.98 D5923829 Sold 6800 PLACIDA RD #206 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1092 $128,900 Community $130,000 2 2 0 1984 Condominium Cash 5/1/2018 119.05 1.01 O5572474 Sold 25334 JUBAL ST 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1494 $129,900 Community $120,000 2 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/20 18 49.04 0.92 D5923290 Sold 6796 GASPARILLA PINES BLVD #87 34224 ENGLEWOOD 932 $129,900 Community $127,000 2 2 0 1985 Condominium Conventiona l 4/30/2018 119.59 0.98 C7244358 Sold 600 BEECHE ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 918 $129,900 None $124,000 2 2 0 1981 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/3 0/2018 90.58 0.95 C7248342 Sold 4300 AVANTI CIR 34287 NORTH PORT 912 $130,000 None $130,000 2 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/2018 96.1 5 1 C7249588 Sold 27112 ALOHA DR 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1144 $132,500 None $132,500 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/2018 93. 97 1 C7246371 Sold 7904 JEFFERY AVE 34287 NORTH PORT 874 $134,900 None $135,000 2 1 0 1961 Single Family Residence VA 4/26/2018 101. 43 1 C7243061 Sold 561 GROVE AVE NW 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1380 $134,900 None $138,000 2 2 0 1977 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/26/2018 65.53 1.02 C7242902 Sold 25188 MARION AVE UNIT C-107 #C107 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1147 $135,000 Community $135,000 2 2 0 1975 Condominium Cash 4/30/2018 1 N5912769 Sold 70 N MAPLE ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1472 $135,000 None $135,000 2 1 1 1954 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 91.71 1 D5922089 Sold 6800 PLACIDA RD #157 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1092 $136,000 Community $135,250 2 2 0 1987 Condominium Conventional 4/30/20 18 123.86 0.99 C7250624 Sold 1479 SAN CRISTOBAL AVE #2104 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1250 $139,900 Community $131,500 2 2 0 2005 Condominium Cash 5/2/2 018 105.2 0.94 N5914991 Sold 1580 SAINT JUDE AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1062 $140,000 None $130,000 3 2 0 1954 Single Family Residence Conventional 4 /28/2018 94.61 0.93 C7247334 Sold 1086 SANGER ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1548 $144,900 None $144,000 3 2 0 1976 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/2018 67.61 0.99 C7239311 Sold 5050 MARIANNE KEY RD #4B 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1347 $145,000 Community $140,000 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash 4/30/2018 103.93 0.97 D5923340 Sold 6278 CONISTON ST 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1242 $148,000 Community $140,000 2 1 0 1980 Single Family Residence Convent ional 5/1/2018 112.72 0.95 C7244340 Sold 4410 WARREN AVE #407 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 616 $149,000 Community $135,000 1 1 0 1989 Condominium Cash 4/27/2018 2 19.16 0.91 C7248990 Sold 6463 FACET LN 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1343 $149,900 Community $149,900 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/2 018 83.42 1 C7247228 Sold 6338 KENWOOD DR 34287 NORTH PORT 911 $149,999 None $148,000 3 1 1 1982 Single Family Residence FHA 5/1/2018 105.0 4 0.99 C7250152 Sold 1931 RADA LN 34288 NORTH PORT 1280 $152,500 None $147,750 3 2 0 1997 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/30/20 18 107.38 0.97 C7244245 Sold 23340 ROUNTREE AVE 33980 PUNTA GORDA 1334 $154,500 None $156,500 2 2 0 1983 Single Family Residence VA 4/30/2018 70.62 1.01 C7249475 Sold 3580 TONKIN DR 34287 NORTH PORT 1536 $154,900 None $152,450 3 2 0 1982 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/26/ 2018 77.78 0.98 C7249584 Sold 1365 PRESTON ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1200 $155,000 None $155,000 2 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence FHA 5/1/2018 90.7 1 D5921835 Sold 6480 HAMLET DR #6-B 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1170 $155,000 Community $155,000 2 2 0 1987 Condominium Conventional 4/30/201 8 99.04 1 A4215187 Sold 2958 YUMA AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1008 $159,900 None $159,000 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Conventional, FHA 4 /27/2018 122.69 0.99 D5923735 Sold 6474 HAMLET DR #5-A 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1170 $159,900 Community $159,900 2 2 0 1988 Condominium Conventional 4/30/201 8 136.67 1 D5923481 Sold 6753 THORMAN RD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1052 $159,900 Community $159,900 2 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Conventi onal 4/30/2018 98.7 1 C7249606 Sold 802 SEABOLD AVE NW 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1182 $159,900 None $156,000 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Convention al 5/1/2018 86.28 0.98 D5922444 Sold 750 CONREID DR NE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1600 $159,900 Private $155,900 3 2 0 1959 Single Family Residence Conventi onal 4/26/2018 80.86 0.97 C7251219 Sold 19345 WATER OAK DR #108 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1207 $160,000 Community $156,000 3 2 0 2003 Condominium Cash 5/2/201 8 129.25 0.98 C7250839 Sold 150 HARBORSIDE AVE #308 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1112 $164,900 Community $162,000 2 2 0 1974 Condominium Cash 4/26/2018 145.68 0.98 C7250740 Sold 23526 QUASAR BLVD 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1965 $164,900 None $164,900 4 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence FHA 5/1/201 8 57.48 1 D5921922 Sold 5084 WHITE AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1212 $164,900 None $160,000 3 2 0 1997 Single Family Residence Conventional 4 /26/2018 77.97 0.97 C7244180 Sold 150 HARBORSIDE AVE #216 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1112 $164,900 Community $160,000 2 2 0 1974 Condominium VA 5/1/2018 143 .88 0.97 C7243001 Sold 23209 MCBURNEY AVE 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 1476 $164,900 None $162,500 3 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/2 018 85.35 0.99 C7248148 Sold 19375 WATER OAK DR #201 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1207 $165,000 Community $165,000 3 2 0 2004 Condominium Cash 4/26/20 18 136.7 1 A4210838 Sold 3262 ROGUE ST 34291 NORTH PORT 1174 $167,500 None $160,000 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence VA 5/1/2018 92.86 0 .96 D5922255 Sold 1345 SHARLO LN 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1639 $167,900 None $155,000 3 2 0 1959 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 64.9 6 0.92 C7250438 Sold 7229 MUNCEY RD 34291 NORTH PORT 1207 $168,900 None $170,000 3 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/2018 93.6 1 1.01 C7246417 Sold 21017 HIGGS DR 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1740 $168,900 None $164,900 3 2 0 1963 Single Family Residence Conventional 4 /30/2018 80.13 0.98 C7248078 Sold 21043 RIDDLE AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1984 $169,113 None $169,000 3 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/201 8 74.29 1 D5922422 Sold 6107 PAGADO LN 34291 NORTH PORT 1310 $169,500 None $168,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/30/ 2018 93.44 0.99 C7230416 Sold 2601 W MARION AVE #48C 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1168 $170,000 Community $172,000 2 2 0 1986 Condominium Cash 4/27/2018 1 47.26 1.01 A4214229 Sold 2456 MALIBU LANE 34286 NORTH PORT 1219 $172,000 None $175,000 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence FHA 5/1/2018 92. 11 1.02 D5919948 Sold 5808 GILLOT BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2221 $174,750 None $170,000 3 2 0 1984 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 61.33 0.97 C7249440 Sold 3497 SYRACUSE ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1224 $174,900 None $174,900 2 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Other 4/27/2 018 75.91 1 C7250620 Sold 744 NEPTUNE ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1700 $175,000 Private $145,000 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30/2 018 63.6 0.83 A4205891 Sold 3340 MONTCLAIR CIR 34287 NORTH PORT 1802 $178,500 Community $175,000 4 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Conventio nal 5/1/2018 79.76 0.98 C7248998 Sold 3311 MIDDLETOWN ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 1830 $179,888 None $185,000 4 2 1 1973 Single Family Residence VA 4/27/20 18 72.44 1.03 D5923747 Sold 5493 SAN LUIS TER 34286 NORTH PORT 1273 $179,900 Private $173,000 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/2/2018 87.46 0.96 N5916824 Sold 2587 LOGSDON ST 34287 NORTH PORT 1242 $179,900 None $176,000 3 2 0 1997 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27 /2018 92.63 0.98 D5922325 Sold 16030 S CAMAS AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1303 $179,900 None $175,000 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Conventiona l 4/30/2018 94.59 0.97 A4211467 Sold 12477 LAGUNA DR 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1496 $180,000 None $180,000 3 2 0 1997 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/2 7/2018 51.47 1 C7400283 Sold 27272 DEEP CREEK BLVD 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1774 $185,000 Private $192,000 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence FHA 4/3 0/2018 65.66 1.04 C7249659 Sold 1104 INVERNESS ST 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 2316 $185,000 None $185,000 3 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Cash 5/2/20 18 79.54 1 C7400717 Sold 16406 MINORCA DR 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1803 $185,157 None $185,157 3 2 1 2018 Single Family Residence FHA 4/26/2018 1 02.69 1 D5922373 Sold 905 TROPICAL AVE NW 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1686 $188,900 None $191,753 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/ 2018 80.33 1.02 C7250520 Sold 23125 MADELYN AVE 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1467 $189,900 None $189,900 3 2 0 1994 Single Family Residence VA 4/30/201 8 84.78 1 D5923705 Sold 9379 POPLAR AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1244 $194,900 Private $190,000 2 2 0 1991 Single Family Residence Cash 4/26/2018 92.05 0.97 C7249998 Sold 5281 S SALFORD BLVD 34287 NORTH PORT 1532 $195,000 None $182,000 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence Cash 4/26/201 8 82.58 0.93 C7247699 Sold 18667 FORT SMITH CIR 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1944 $199,000 None $190,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30 /2018 68.79 0.95 A4208087 Sold 3536 MADAGASCAR AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1550 $199,999 None $195,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/30/2018 88.52 0.98 C7245893 Sold 2594 HOPWOOD RD 34287 NORTH PORT 1751 $200,000 None $195,000 3 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence FHA 5/1/2018 83.0 8 0.98 C7249226 Sold 5085 RHAPSODY AVE 34288 NORTH PORT 1672 $204,000 None $205,000 3 2 0 2008 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/2018 7 8.13 1 C7249423 Sold 1788 BOCA CHICA AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1546 $207,900 None $210,800 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/26/2018 99.2 1.01 D5923285 Sold 1325 ALABELLE LN 34286 NORTH PORT 1754 $210,000 None $214,000 3 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/2018 86 .08 1.02 C7250722 Sold 2821 COLONADE LN 34286 NORTH PORT 2020 $212,900 None $195,000 3 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/3 0/2018 69.49 0.92 A4200968 Sold 6320 HERA ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1670 $212,900 None $202,000 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/30/201 8 85.77 0.95 C7244169 Sold 10147 WINDING RIVER RD 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2002 $214,900 None $212,500 4 2 0 2016 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30 /2018 82.49 0.99 C7243170 Sold 11136 ALCOTT AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1594 $215,000 None $205,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/30 /2018 85.81 0.95 D5921309 Sold 2323 CANNOLOT BLVD 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 2000 $219,000 None $206,000 3 2 0 1981 Single Family Residence Convention al 4/30/2018 64.62 0.94 C7247492 Sold 439 BOWMAN TER 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 1755 $219,150 None $219,150 4 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/2018 1 D5923091 Sold 2810 N BEACH RD #206 34223 ENGLEWOOD 739 $219,900 Community $216,500 1 1 0 1980 Condominium Cash 4/26/2018 292.96 0.98 C7246800 Sold 329 LAMBERT ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1641 $219,900 Private $222,500 3 2 1 1991 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/20 18 93.02 1.01 C7240942 Sold 26063 FEATHERSOUND DR 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1676 $219,900 Community $216,500 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Conve ntional 4/27/2018 90.47 0.98 D5922537 Sold 1035 ACACIA DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1764 $220,000 Private $228,000 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/2018 93 .6 1.04 C7246062 Sold 495 LOVELAND BLVD 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 2133 $220,000 Private $217,500 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30 /2018 81.49 0.99 D6100001 Sold 432 CYPRESS FOREST DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1542 $224,000 Community $219,000 2 2 0 1987 Single Family Residence Cash 5/ 1/2018 89.31 0.98 A4212916 Sold 2731 EDWIN AVE 34288 NORTH PORT 2250 $224,900 None $224,900 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/2018 77.5 5 1 D5923521 Sold 11933 OCEANSPRAY BLVD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1808 $224,900 Private $205,000 3 2 0 1984 Single Family Residence Conventio nal 4/27/2018 84.02 0.91 C7248537 Sold 3207 LAKE VIEW BLVD 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1682 $224,900 Private $224,900 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Cash 4 /30/2018 102.18 1 C7249247 Sold 96 MOCHA CT 33983 PUNTA GORDA 1512 $226,950 None $223,950 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/28/20 18 0.99 D5923222 Sold 1849 MARCONI AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1727 $228,400 Private $227,000 3 2 0 1994 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/2018 92.58 0.99 N5917206 Sold 1756 MADISON AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1555 $229,000 Private $229,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence VA 5/1/2018 1 06.31 1 N5916742 Sold 7617 GLENALLEN BLVD 34287 NORTH PORT 1711 $229,900 None $225,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Cash 5/1/2018 81.79 0.98 D5923036 Sold 13073 FORESMAN BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1927 $230,000 None $231,000 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/ 2018 85.46 1 C7248889 Sold 5305 ARITON RD 34288 NORTH PORT 1654 $234,900 Private $229,900 3 2 0 2000 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/ 2/2018 98.97 0.98 A4200758 Sold 2170 BRANCUSI AVE 34288 NORTH PORT 1736 $234,900 Private $232,000 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/30/2018 97.15 0.99 D5918686 Sold 3238 MALINDA TER 34286 NORTH PORT 1677 $234,900 None $230,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 9 7.17 0.98 C7250125 Sold 3452 VASSAR ST 33980 PORT CHARLOTTE 2043 $239,000 None $239,100 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Cash, Conventi onal 4/30/2018 78.6 1 C7248967 Sold 194 SEAGRAPE ST 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 1931 $239,000 Private $233,800 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30/ 2018 86.56 0.98 C7248608 Sold 4414 WYNKOOP CIR 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 1621 $239,000 None $175,000 2 2 0 1972 Single Family Residence Cash 5/1/201 8 65.25 0.73 D5922977 Sold 2753 SHERMAN OAK DR 34289 NORTH PORT 1654 $239,900 Community $235,000 3 2 0 2016 Single Family Residence Cash 5/1 /2018 104.58 0.98 N5915842 Sold 2349 MAUVE TER 34286 NORTH PORT 1858 $239,900 Private $239,900 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/26/2018 94 1 N5915431 Sold 2470 S SALFORD BLVD 34287 NORTH PORT 1927 $239,900 Private $239,500 4 3 0 1998 Single Family Residence FHA 5/1/20 18 94.85 1 N5912721 Sold 529 DOVER DR S 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1390 $244,900 Private $235,000 2 2 0 1984 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/3 0/2018 108.29 0.96 D5921124 Sold 2145 COMO ST 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE 2114 $247,500 Private $249,000 3 2 1 1993 Single Family Residence VA 4/30/2018 87.55 1.01 A4209100 Sold 1080 GAUCHO TER 34286 NORTH PORT 1701 $249,500 Private $241,000 3 2 0 1995 Single Family Residence FHA 5/2/2018 1 03.57 0.97 C7250454 Sold 4475 KNOWLES LN 34288 NORTH PORT 1830 $249,900 Private $241,000 3 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence Conventional 5 /1/2018 92.16 0.96 D5923202 Sold 424 LEMONWOOD DR 34223 ENGLEW OOD 2061 $249,900 None $238,000 2 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 81.31 0.95 C7246492 Sold 3769 LUNDALE AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1531 $249,900 Private $240,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/2018 109.09 0.96 D5920205 Sold 2955 N BEACH RD #A525 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1237 $250,000 Community $237,500 2 2 0 1981 Condominium Cash 4/30/2018 182. 83 0.95 D5922780 Sold 9415 ANITA AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1396 $256,900 Private $248,000 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence FHA 4/30/2018 12 3.2 0.97 T3104035 Sold 9912 SHELTERING SPRUCE ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1527 $259,000 Community $259,000 2 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Con ventional 4/30/2018 134.41 1 C7250267 Sold 6479 MECHLER ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1564 $259,000 Private $248,000 3 2 0 2016 Single Family Residence FHA 5/1/2018 11 1.46 0.96 D5923806 Sold 14042 KEWANEE LN 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1754 $259,900 Private $245,000 4 2 0 2014 Single Family Residence VA 4/26/2 018 90.67 0.94AREA 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The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 E/N/C Page 23 AREA PROPERTY TRANSFERS CONTINUED N5916644 Sold 916 GASPARILLA BLVD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1992 $264,900 Private $265,900 3 2 0 1975 Single Family Residence Conventiona l 5/1/2018 98.92 1 C7244912 Sold 12363 MINOT AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1386 $268,000 Private $258,000 2 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/ 2018 117.22 0.96 C7249650 Sold 1349 AQUI ESTA DR #135 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1841 $268,500 Community $263,000 2 2 0 2007 Condominium Conventional 4/2 7/2018 142.86 0.98 D5923717 Sold 450 W GREEN ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1050 $269,000 Private $275,000 2 1 0 1951 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30/2018 1 73.61 1.02 D5922401 Sold 1461 HENNING ST 34288 NORTH PORT 2232 $269,900 None $259,900 3 2 0 2013 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30/2018 84 .6 0.96 N5915876 Sold 4281 RENOVA AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1870 $269,900 Private $263,000 3 2 0 2013 Single Family Residence Conventional 4 /26/2018 107.22 0.97 C7250720 Sold 240 COBLENTZ ST 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE 2364 $274,900 Private $270,000 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Cash 4/26/ 2018 91.43 0.98 C7251302 Sold 1 COLONY POINT DR #3B 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1564 $279,000 Community $265,000 2 2 0 1972 Condominium Cash 5/1/2018 169 .44 0.95 C7250296 Sold 2203 AMNESTY DR 34288 NORTH PORT 2219 $279,000 Private $279,000 4 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence VA 4/26/2018 9 7.93 1 C7249863 Sold 1859 SCARLETT AVE 34289 NORTH PORT 1965 $279,000 Private, Community $265,000 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence C onventional 5/1/2018 93.28 0.95 C7249997 Sold 110 URUGUAY DR 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2064 $279,900 Private $262,000 3 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 4 /30/2018 84.68 0.94 C7248326 Sold 3239 PURPLE MARTIN DR #122 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1430 $279,900 Community $268,500 2 2 0 2007 Condominium Conventional 4/27/2018 187.76 0.96 D5919527 Sold 1076 NEWTON ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1570 $280,000 Private $265,000 2 2 0 1971 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/2 7/2018 95.91 0.95 A4206065 Sold 5712 WESTCOTT ST 34291 NORTH PORT 2275 $284,000 Private $275,000 3 2 1 2007 Single Family Residence Conventional 5/2/2018 91.48 0.97 C7249337 Sold 3460 CIRCLEVILLE ST 34286 NORTH PORT 2249 $284,900 Private $265,000 3 2 1 2005 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/ 2018 81.46 0.93 N5916825 Sold 2800 N BEACH RD #104 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1030 $286,500 Community $277,000 2 2 0 1980 Condominium Conventional 4/27/20 18 268.93 0.97 C7244459 Sold 26130 WATERFOWL LN 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2227 $289,000 Private $276,000 4 2 0 2004 Single Family Residence Convention al 5/1/2018 86.33 0.96 N5916616 Sold 522 BOXWOOD LN 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1610 $290,000 Private $281,500 3 2 0 1984 Single Family Residence Cash 5/1/2018 11 3.65 0.97 D5922853 Sold 12411 MINOT AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1250 $290,000 Private $285,000 2 2 0 1985 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30/ 2018 146.68 0.98 D5921190 Sold 2773 N BEACH RD #201 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1200 $295,000 Community $287,500 2 2 0 1987 Condominium Conventional 5/1/201 8 239.58 0.97 N5917145 Sold 2706 WOODWARD AVE 34286 NORTH PORT 1811 $299,000 Private $335,000 3 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/20 18 105.71 1.12 C7244260 Sold 4065 N BEACH RD #A 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1118 $299,900 None $275,000 2 2 0 1977 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 182.36 0.92 C7248350 Sold 3740 SANTANA ST 34287 NORTH PORT 2120 $300,000 Private $285,000 3 2 1 2003 Single Family Residence Conventional 4 /30/2018 102.74 0.95 D5923053 Sold 8313 PARKSIDE DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1631 $309,000 Private, Community $305,000 3 2 0 1993 Single Family Residence Cas h 5/1/2018 126.92 0.99 C7248439 Sold 3376 SUNSET KEY CIR #B 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1755 $310,000 Community $295,000 2 2 0 2000 Condominium Conventional 4/3 0/2018 119.53 0.95 T2903263 Sold 5750 CYPRESS GROVE CIR 33982 PUNTA GORDA 2566 $310,000 None $300,000 4 2 1 1996 Single Family Residence Cash 4/26 /2018 78.47 0.97 C7249794 Sold 901 DON JUAN CT 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1382 $315,000 Private $305,000 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30/201 8 137.39 0.97 C7247421 Sold 152 BEDFORD DR NE 33952 PORT CHARLOTTE 2065 $319,900 Private $292,000 3 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence Conventi onal 4/26/2018 90.35 0.91 C7246633 Sold 2802 SAWGRASS CT 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 2026 $319,900 Community $290,000 3 2 0 2007 Single Family Residence Cash 4/ 30/2018 108.94 0.91 C7247583 Sold 17093 THYME CT 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1751 $324,900 Private $315,000 2 2 1 1999 Single Family Residence Conventional 4 /26/2018 132.69 0.97 C7247756 Sold 930 DON JUAN CT 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1486 $329,500 Private $320,000 2 2 0 1974 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/30/2018 154.59 0.97 D5923671 Sold 1855 FAUST DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1557 $329,900 None $317,500 3 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence Cash 5/2/2018 141.8 0.96 D5923628 Sold 5290 COOPER TER 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1811 $334,900 Private $332,000 3 2 0 1990 Single Family Residence Cash 5/1/2 018 127.2 0.99 C7251267 Sold 219 YELLOW ELDER 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1908 $354,900 Private $348,900 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 4/26/20 18 128.46 0.98 C7247081 Sold 3311 PURPLE MARTIN DR #131 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1905 $359,000 Community $359,000 3 2 0 2006 Condominium Cash 4/27/20 18 188.45 1 C7245768 Sold 2188 SMYER AVE 34288 NORTH PORT 2119 $362,999 Private $350,000 3 2 1 2004 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 126.49 0.96 C7250609 Sold 1750 JAMAICA WAY #131 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1916 $370,000 Community $350,000 3 2 0 1988 Condominium Cash 4/26/2018 18 2.67 0.95 C7248665 Sold 1330 CREEK NINE DR 34291 NORTH PORT 2435 $379,900 Private, Community $370,000 4 3 0 2004 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30/2018 111.61 0.97 C7248066 Sold 4000 KEY LARGO LN #33955 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1843 $395,000 Private $375,000 3 2 0 1993 Single Family Residence Conv entional 4/30/2018 0.95 C7247946 Sold 2492 SIERRA LN 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1624 $399,000 Private $387,000 3 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence Cash 4/26/2018 144.67 0.97 C7235550 Sold 13730 LONG LAKE LN 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 2710 $399,999 Private, Community $345,000 3 2 0 1994 Single Family Reside nce Cash 4/30/2018 98.57 0.86 D6100309 Sold 13144 N MARSH DR 33953 PORT CHARLOTTE 1811 $409,000 Private $399,500 2 2 0 2011 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27 /2018 0.98 C7249210 Sold 24134 SANTA INEZ RD 33955 PUNTA GORDA 2271 $424,500 Private $409,700 3 2 1 2006 Single Family Residence Conventio nal 4/30/2018 124.34 0.97 D5922241 Sold 15474 ALCOVE CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2138 $424,900 Private $400,000 3 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Conventio nal 4/27/2018 128.99 0.94 D5923045 Sold 10901 ROBERTS RD 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2250 $425,000 None $390,000 3 2 0 2003 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30/2018 139.58 0.92 C7244415 Sold 1196 RICARDO LN 33983 PUNTA GORDA 2400 $435,000 Private $415,000 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence VA 4/26/2018 98.95 0.95 C7246915 Sold 210 TROPICANA DR 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2262 $445,000 Private $420,000 3 2 0 1973 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 145.58 0.94 D5920517 Sold 6097 TANEYTOWN ST 34291 NORTH PORT 2174 $448,000 Private $435,000 3 2 0 1992 Single Family Residence Seller Finan cing 4/30/2018 142.53 0.97 C7250200 Sold 24019 REDFISH COVE DR 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1811 $459,000 Private $453,000 3 2 0 1996 Single Family Residence Cash 4/ 30/2018 131.11 0.99 D5923475 Sold 2401 SAHARA LN 34286 NORTH PORT 2691 $475,000 Private $500,000 4 3 0 2004 Single Family Residence Cash, Conventio nal 4/30/2018 142.41 1.05 C7246660 Sold 2255 N BEACH RD #15 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1357 $479,000 Community $450,000 2 2 0 1999 Condominium Cash 4/30/2018 331.61 0.94 C7249189 Sold 2165 VIA ESPLANADE 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2063 $490,000 Private $451,500 3 2 1 1984 Single Family Residence Convention al 4/30/2018 162.47 0.92 U7850131 Sold 41 FRENCH AVE 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2471 $494,999 None $479,999 3 2 0 1956 Single Family Residence Cash 4/30/2018 137.2 6 0.97 C7247584 Sold 2211 EL CERITO CT 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1953 $499,000 Private $485,000 3 2 0 1996 Single Family Residence Conventiona l 4/30/2018 172.48 0.97 C7246348 Sold 708 VIA FORMIA 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1903 $499,900 Private $470,000 3 2 0 1992 Single Family Residence Conventional 4 /30/2018 187.85 0.94 C7250086 Sold 3313 SUNSET KEY CIR #703 33955 PUNTA GORDA 1795 $509,000 Community $467,500 3 2 0 2004 Condominium Cash 4/30/2018 239.13 0.92 D5922396 Sold 9312 ARRID CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2118 $525,000 Private $505,000 3 2 0 2015 Single Family Residence VA 4/30/201 8 147.1 0.96 C7245138 Sold 3370 TRINIDAD CT 33950 PUNTA GORDA 1664 $535,000 Private $508,000 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence Cash 5/1/201 8 200.16 0.95 C7250342 Sold 14312 HUMBOLD AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2232 $629,000 Private $590,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Cash 4/3 0/2018 0.94 C7246897 Sold 3813 AVES ISLAND CT 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2497 $665,000 Private $645,000 4 2 1 1998 Single Family Residence Cash 4/26 /2018 185.66 0.97 C7247553 Sold 406 VALLETTA CT 33950 PUNTA GORDA 2514 $669,000 Private $632,000 3 2 0 2000 Single Family Residence Cash 5/1/2018 184.2 0.94 D5920796 Sold 32 WINDSOR DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2287 $689,000 Private $635,000 3 3 0 1972 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 21 0.4 0.92 D5922074 Sold 1700 GULF BLVD #102 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1777 $849,000 Community $760,000 3 2 1 2005 Condominium Cash 4/27/2018 427.69 0.9 D5915895 Sold 5323 EARLY TER 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 4300 $1,150,000 Private $950,000 3 3 1 2002 Single Family Residence Cash 5/1/ 2018 141.37 0.83ENGLEWOOD COURTESY OF ENGLEWOOD AREA BOARD OF REALTORSML# Status Address Zip Code City Sq. Ft. Community Price BE FB HB Built Pool Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP/SqFt SP/LP Ratio D5923288 SLD 7316 DESANT LN 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 624 VILLAGE HOL LAKE 01 $64,900 2 1 0 1981 Community Mobile Home Cash 4/27/20 18 $104.01 0.93 C7250674 SLD 7317 CANDACE LN 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 624 VILLAGE OF HOLIDAY LAKE $68,000 2 1 0 1983 Community Mobile Home Cash 4/ 26/2018 $108.97 0.94 D5922165 SLD 3315 GOLDFINCH TER 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,248 GASPARILLA PINES $90,000 2 2 0 1977 None Mobile Home Cash 4/25/2018 $72. 12 0.78 D5921938 SLD 6185 ORIOLE BLVD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 920 LEMON BAY ISLES PH 02 $109,000 2 2 0 1984 Community Mobile Home Cash 4/24/20 18 $118.48 0.94 N5915602 SLD 9086 KESTRAL CIR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,489 SANDALHAVEN ESTATES PH 02 $124,900 2 2 0 1991 None Mobile Home Cash 4/25/2 018 $83.88 1 D5919673 SLD 6600 GASPARILLA PINES #209 34224 ENGLEWOOD 932 GOLDEN TEE PH 02 BLDG 16 $123,000 2 2 0 1993 Community Condominium Cash 4/27/2018 $131.97 0.98 D5917151 SLD 6800 PLACIDA RD Unit#222 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,100 FIDDLERS GREEN PH 01 BLDG 06 $118,000 2 2 0 1985 Community Condomi nium Cash 4/23/2018 $107.27 0.92 D5923755 SLD 186 ROTONDA BLVD W #186B 33947 ROTONDA WEST 874 BOULEVARD WEST ROTONDA PH 03 $123,000 2 2 0 2004 N one Condominium Cash 4/24/2018 $140.73 0.95 D5922955 SLD 13 DEL PRADO DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,248 ALAMEDA ISLES $118,000 2 2 0 1980 Community Mobile Home Cash 4/27/2018 $94. 55 0.91 N5912769 SLD 70 N MAPLE ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,472 LAMPPS SUB OF LTS 81 & 82 $135,000 2 1 1 1954 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 $91.71 1 C7250531 SLD 2049 GEORGIA AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,315 GROVE CITY TERRACE $155,000 2 2 0 1988 None Single Family Residence Cash 4 /25/2018 $117.87 1.04 D5922841 SLD 1295 BLUE HERON DR 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,574 HOL MOB ESTATES 3RD ADD $155,000 2 2 0 1980 Community Mobile Home Cash 4 /27/2018 $98.48 0.97 D5922134 SLD 165 HERCULES DR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,589 ROTONDA LAKES $145,000 3 2 0 1992 Private Single Family Residence Cash 4 /23/2018 $91.25 0.91 D5921922 SLD 5084 WHITE AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,212 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 056 $160,000 3 2 0 1997 None Single Family Residence Conventional 4/26/2018 $132.01 0.97 C7244395 SLD 1355 RIVER LN 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,560 RIVER EDGE $160,000 3 2 0 1971 None Single Family Residence FHA 4/23/2018 $10 2.56 0.97 D5922255 SLD 1345 SHARLO LN 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,639 RIVER EDGE 02 $155,000 3 2 0 1959 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/201 8 $94.57 0.92 D5923402 SLD 5322 KENNEL ST 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,278 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 056 $167,000 3 2 0 1990 Private Single Family Reside nce Cash 4/23/2018 $130.67 0.99 D5923100 SLD 205 MARK TWAIN LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,752 ROTONDA WEST PEBBLE BEACH $160,050 3 2 0 1987 None Single Family Resid ence Cash 4/27/2018 $91.35 0.95 D5919948 SLD 5808 GILLOT BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,221 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 52 $170,000 3 2 0 1984 None Single Family Residenc e Conventional 4/27/2018 $76.54 0.97 D5922218 SLD 5050 FIFER TER 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,187 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 054 $175,000 3 2 0 2018 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/24/2018 $147.43 0.97 A4194212 SLD 12389 WILLMINGTON BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,612 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 095 $192,900 3 2 0 2017 None Single Family R esidence Conventional 4/25/2018 $119.67 1 D5923705 SLD 9379 POPLAR AVE 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,244 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 073 $190,000 2 2 0 1991 Private Single Family Residence Cash 4/26/2018 $152.73 0.97 C7250169 SLD 5268 WHITE AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,355 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 056 $201,000 3 2 0 2006 Private Single Family Reside nce Cash 4/23/2018 $148.34 0.97 D5923594 SLD 29 OAKLAND HILLS PL 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,126 ROTONDA WEST OAKLAND HILLS $224,500 4 3 0 1971 Private Single Family Residence FHA 4/23/2018 $105.60 1.03 D5923091 SLD 2810 N BEACH RD Unit#206 34223 ENGLEWOOD 739 LACOQUINA BEACH BLDG D $216,500 1 1 0 1980 Community Condominium Cas h 4/26/2018 $292.96 0.98 D5922537 SLD 1035 ACACIA DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,764 BAY VISTA BLVD $228,000 3 2 0 1988 Private Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/ 2018 $129.25 1.04 D5923521 SLD 11933 OCEANSPRAY BLVD 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,808 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 63 $205,000 3 2 0 1984 Private Single Family Resid ence Conventional 4/27/2018 $113.38 0.91 D5921095 SLD 164 BROADMOOR LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,684 ROTONDA WEST BROADMOOR $220,000 3 2 0 2003 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 $130.64 0.96 D5923036 SLD 13073 FORESMAN BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,927 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 095 $231,000 3 2 0 2002 None Single Family Resi dence FHA 4/27/2018 $119.88 1 D5922973 SLD 3 SPORTSMAN RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,538 ROTONDA WEST BROADMOOR $220,000 3 2 0 1993 Private Single Family Residenc e Conventional 4/27/2018 $143.04 0.94 D5921650 SLD 8312 SAGO CT 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,341 OYSTER CREEK PH 02 PRCL C-2 $220,000 2 2 0 2004 Community Villa Cash 4/26/2018 $164.06 0.92 C7247752 SLD 81 SPORTSMAN RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,631 ROTONDA WEST BROADMOOR $232,000 3 2 0 1992 Private Single Family Residen ce Conventional 4/27/2018 $142.24 0.97 D5920738 SLD 760 YALE ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,805 ENGLEWOOD OF $245,000 2 2 0 1925 None Single Family Residence Conventional 4/25/2018 $135.73 1 D5923987 SLD 13578 ABERCROMBIE DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,338 STILLWATER $247,000 2 2 0 2012 Community Villa Cash 4/27/2018 $184.60 0.99 N5916043 SLD 1808 BRIDGE ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,977 ENGLEWOOD GARDENS $242,000 4 2 0 1972 Private Single Family Residence Conven tional 4/25/2018 $122.41 0.97 D5923778 SLD 501 STEWART ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,481 ENGLEWOOD OF $245,000 5 4 0 1974 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/23/2018 $98.75 0.98 D5923202 SLD 424 LEMONWOOD DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,061 ENGLEWOOD ISLES SUB $238,000 2 2 0 1985 None Single Family Residence Conve ntional 4/27/2018 $115.48 0.95 D5921161 SLD 14 WINDWARD CT 33946 PLACIDA 1,964 CAPE HAZE WINDWARD $249,000 3 2 0 1990 None Single Family Residence Convention al 4/26/2018 $126.78 1 D5923806 SLD 14042 KEWANEE LN 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,754 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 058 $245,000 4 2 0 2014 Private Single Family Resi dence VA 4/26/2018 $139.68 0.94 C7249528 SLD 105 ARCH DR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,631 ROTONDA LAKES $255,000 3 2 0 1995 Private Single Family Residence Convention al 4/27/2018 $156.35 0.98 C7244912 SLD 12363 MINOT AVE 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 1,386 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 060 $258,000 2 2 0 1985 Private Single Family Resid ence Cash 4/27/2018 $186.15 0.96 D5921787 SLD 720 S OXFORD DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,009 DEER CREEK COVE $248,000 3 2 0 1978 Private Single Family Residence Cash 4/ 24/2018 $123.44 0.9 D5922921 SLD 294 MARINER LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,834 ROTONDA WEST PINEHURST $270,000 3 2 1 1992 Private Single Family Residenc e Cash 4/25/2018 $147.22 0.97 D5919527 SLD 1076 NEWTON ST 34224 ENGLEWOOD 1,570 GULF AIRE $265,000 2 2 0 1971 Private Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 $168.79 0.95 T2916293 SLD 9928 SHELTERING SPRUCE ST 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,760 KEYWAY PLACE $285,000 3 2 0 2017 Community Single Family Residenc e Conventional 4/25/2018 $161.93 1 N5916825 SLD 2800 N BEACH RD Unit#104 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,030 LACOQUINA BEACH BLDG A $277,000 2 2 0 1980 Community Condominium C onventional 4/27/2018 $268.93 0.97 D5923063 SLD 366 BAYTREE DR 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,931 ROTONDA LAKES $285,000 3 2 0 2017 Private Single Family Residence FHA 4/26/2018 $147.59 0.98 D5922999 SLD 8 MARINER LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,466 ROTONDA WEST PINEHURST $295,000 4 2 0 1995 Private Single Family Residence VA 4/26/2018 $119.63 0.98 C7244260 SLD 4065 N BEACH RD Unit#A 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,118 PORT CHARLOTTE PLAZA SEC 07 $275,000 2 2 0 1977 None Single Family R esidence Cash 4/27/2018 $245.97 0.92 D5922120 SLD 100 CABANA WAY 33947 ROTONDA WEST 1,936 ROTONDA LAKES $314,900 3 3 1 2017 Private Single Family Residence Cash 4/ 24/2018 $162.65 1 D5923057 SLD 281 WHITE MARSH LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,045 ROTONDA WEST WHITE MARSH $319,500 3 2 0 2017 Private Single Family Re sidence FHA 4/25/2018 $156.23 1 D5922244 SLD 613 PINENEEDLE LN 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,218 ENGLEWOOD ISLES SUB $297,500 3 2 0 1988 Private Single Family Residence C ash 4/25/2018 $134.13 0.93 D5921609 SLD 283 WHITE MARSH LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,044 ROTONDA WEST WHITE MARSH $318,000 3 2 0 2017 Private Single Family Re sidence Cash 4/23/2018 $155.58 0.98 D5922908 SLD 34 MEDALIST RD 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,025 ROTONDA WEST WHITE MARSH $352,000 3 2 0 2016 Private Single Family Reside nce Cash 4/25/2018 $173.83 0.98 D5922505 SLD 11 AMBERJACK TER 33946 PLACIDA 2,209 CAPE HAZE WINDWARD $350,000 3 2 0 1990 Private Single Family Residence Conve ntional 4/27/2018 $158.44 0.95 D5923315 SLD 15108 AQUARIUS CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,042 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 093 $375,000 3 2 0 2003 None Single Family Residence Cash 4/25/2018 $183.64 0.97 A4198652 SLD 19 SPORTSMAN LN 33947 ROTONDA WEST 2,539 ROTONDA WEST BROADMOOR $370,000 4 3 0 1993 Private Single Family Residen ce Cash 4/27/2018 $145.73 0.95 D5922241 SLD 15474 ALCOVE CIR 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,138 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 093 $400,000 3 2 0 2001 Private Single Family Resi dence Conventional 4/27/2018 $187.09 0.94 A4197281 SLD 10748 TROPHY DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,924 BOCA ROYALE PH 1 $405,714 2 2 1 2017 Private Single Family Residence Cash 4 /24/2018 $210.87 0.95 D5923639 SLD 4673 ARLINGTON DR 33946 CAPE HAZE 2,272 CAPE HAZE WINDWARD $420,000 3 2 0 1998 Private Single Family Residence Ca sh 4/27/2018 $184.86 0.94 D5922256 SLD 15451 APPLETON BLVD 33981 PORT CHARLOTTE 2,038 PORT CHARLOTTE SEC 082 $465,000 3 3 0 2008 Private Single Family R esidence Cash 4/25/2018 $228.16 0.97 N5913996 SLD 2835 N BEACH RD Unit#A 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,274 LEMON BAY ESTATES $556,000 3 3 0 1959 Private Sin g le Famil y Residence Conventional 4/23/2018 $244.50 0.96 CHARLOTTE COUNTY/NORTH PORT COURTESY OF PUNTA GORDA, PORT CHARLOTTE, NORTH PORT ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS ML# Status Address Zip Code City Sq. Ft. List Price Pool Sold Price BE FB HB Built Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP /SqFt SP/LP RatioOUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 9


Page 24 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 AREA PROPERTY TRANSFERS CONTINUED D5914248 SLD 3059 N BEACH RD 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,684 LENNEHOLME $580,000 3 2 0 1969 Private Single Family Residence Conventional 4/23/2018 $344.42 0.97 D5920796 SLD 32 WINDSOR DR 34223 ENGLEWOOD 2,287 ENGLEWOOD ISLES SUB $635,000 3 3 0 1972 Private Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 $277.66 0.92 D5922074 SLD 1700 GULF BLVD Unit#102 34223 ENGLEWOOD 1,777 BAREFOOT BEACH MANASOTA KEY $760,000 3 2 1 2005 Community Condomini um Cash 4/27/2018 $427.69 0.9 D5923737 SLD 706 SOUTH HARBOR DRIVE 33921 BOCA GRANDE 1,910 BEACH VIEW AT BOCA BAY $1,365,000 3 3 0 1994 Community Townhouse C ash 4/25/2018 $714.66 1 D5921819 SLD 138 HALF CLOVE CT 33921 BOCA GRANDE 2,015 NORTH VILLAGE SUB $1,300,000 2 2 1 1989 Community Villa Cash 4/24/2018 $645.16 0.95 D6100252 SLD 16191 N ISLAND CT 33921 BOCA GRANDE 4,276 GULF SHORES NORTH 04 $6,250,000 4 4 1 1999 Private Single Family Reside nce Cash 4/24/2018 $1,461.65 0.96SOUTH SARASOTA COUNTY COURTESY OF VENICE AREA BOARD OF REALTORSML# Status Address Subdivision Name Sq. Ft. Pool Price BE FB HB Built Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP/SqFt SP/LP RatioN5914181 Sold 370 BASE AVE E #105 Kathryns $96,000 1 1 0 1970 Condominium Cash 4/27/2018 132.41 0.92 N5917275 Sold 626 BIRD BAY DR S #207 Bird Bay $110,000 2 2 0 1983 Condominium Cash 4/24/2018 123.87 0.96 N5917277 Sold 1040 VENETIAN PKWY East Gate Terrace $128,000 2 2 0 1972 Single Family Residence Cash 4/25/2018 108.84 0.86 N5916512 Sold 701 JAMAICA RD South Venice $139,900 2 1 0 1959 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/2018 169.17 1 N5917088 Sold 340 THREE LAKES LN #F Mission Lakes $145,000 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash 4/27/2018 136.28 0.97 N5917025 Sold 935 CAPRI ISLES BLVD #55 Par Four $147,500 2 2 0 1986 Condominium Conventional 4/27/2018 162.44 0.95 A4206774 Sold 900 NECTAR RD South Venice $150,000 2 2 0 1970 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/23/2018 119.9 0.91 N5915050 Sold 418 CERROMAR CT #260 Westchester Grdn & Plan $153,000 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash 4/26/2018 132.47 0.96 D5923894 Sold 708 TAMIAMI TRL S #114 Holiday Apts $156,000 2 2 0 1971 Condominium Conventional 4/27/2018 188.41 1.04 N5915260 Sold 622 BIRD BAY DR S #206 Bird Bay $157,500 2 2 0 1983 Condominium Conventional 4/27/2018 177.36 0.98 N5916782 Sold 420 MISSION TRL E #I Mission Lakes $159,900 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Cash, Conventional 4/27/2018 150.28 1 N5915812 Sold 356 SEA GRAPE RD Venice Gardens $172,000 2 2 0 1972 Single Family Residence Cash 4/23/2018 132.51 0.91 A4214521 Sold 318 CLEARBROOK CIR #102 East Preserve At Waterside Village $173,000 2 2 0 2002 Condominium Cash 4/24/2018 147.11 0.99 C7237695 Sold 404 CERROMAR CIR N #310 Westchester Grdn & Plan $175,000 2 2 0 1982 Condominium Conventional 4/27/2018 184.6 0 .98 N5916545 Sold 503 PARKDALE MEWS #503 Parkdale East $180,000 2 2 0 1978 Condominium Cash 4/23/2018 191.29 0.95 N5914939 Sold 802 MONTROSE DR #204 Not Applicable $198,500 3 2 0 1997 Condominium Conventional 4/26/2018 145.42 0.97 A4213028 Sold 463 WHIPPOORWILL DR Venice East $200,000 2 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 158.73 0.98 N5915951 Sold 3174 NIGHT HERON LN Heron Shores $206,000 2 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence FHA 4/23/2018 169.41 1.01 N5916047 Sold 5541 RICE RD South Venice $208,000 2 2 0 1980 Single Family Residence FHA 4/24/2018 153.28 0.95 N5915229 Sold 900 ADDINGTON CT #101 West Lake Gardens Of St. Andrews Park At The Plant $210,000 3 2 0 2003 Condominium Conventi onal 4/23/2018 132.16 0.91 A4212738 Sold 371 PEPPERTREE RD Venice Gardens $215,000 2 2 0 1965 Single Family Residence VA 4/25/2018 162.76 0.96 N5917170 Sold 1194 HARBOR TOWN WAY Patio Homes Of Chestnut Creek $224,000 2 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Cash 4/24/2018 1 66.05 0.99 A4212765 Sold 249 SOUTHAMPTON LN #271 Myrtle Trace At Plan $225,000 3 2 0 1984 Condominium Cash 4/23/2018 129.09 0.98 N5916883 Sold 3621 SUNSET BEACH DR South Venice $225,000 2 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/26/2018 138.04 0. 94 A4206280 Sold 2047 CORDES ST Cordes Cove $227,500 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 156.25 0.95 N5916778 Sold 11823 TEMPEST HARBOR LOOP Stoneybrook At Venice $232,000 3 2 0 2010 Single Family Residence VA 4/27/2018 166.3 1 0.99 N5915918 Sold 129 MESTRE PL Venetian Golf And River Club $232,500 2 2 0 2005 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 1 39.39 0.97 N5916812 Sold 1021 BEACH MANOR CIR #50 Beach Manor Villas South $235,000 2 2 0 1970 Condominium Conventional 4/27/2018 212.6 7 0.95 N5916866 Sold 12686 SHIMMERING OAK CIR Grand Palm $240,000 2 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 191.24 0.96 N5915210 Sold 5817 HARRISON RD Gulf View Estates $240,000 3 2 0 1984 Single Family Residence Cash 4/25/2018 136.99 0.96 N5916395 Sold 396 MOUNT VERNON DR Venice East $245,000 2 2 0 1977 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 157.05 0.94 A4211371 Sold 1275 TARPON CENTER DR #209 Quarterdeck $250,000 1 1 0 1972 Condominium Cash 4/27/2018 378.79 0.93 T2935012 Sold 141 PADDINGTON RD Venice East $257,000 3 2 0 2000 Single Family Residence FHA 4/24/2018 152.34 1.01 N5914112 Sold 8989 EXCELSIOR LOOP Rapalo $259,135 4 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence FHA 4/25/2018 141.76 1 A4203654 Sold 4155 HIBISCUS RD South Venice $260,900 3 2 0 1978 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/2018 139.3 1 N5917115 Sold 11660 ANHINGA AVE Stoneybrook At Venice $262,000 3 2 0 2013 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 157.26 0.97 N5917086 Sold 312 CITRUS DR Limes The $267,000 2 2 0 1961 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 196.47 0.92 N5916207 Sold 2333 BAL HARBOUR DR Jacaranda West Country Club $287,500 5 3 0 1974 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/26/2 018 123.71 0.93 A4204015 Sold 4020 LANDOR CT Woodmere Lakes $293,000 3 2 0 1999 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 134.71 0.95 A4200829 Sold 240 SANTA MARIA ST #229 Bella Costa $295,000 2 2 0 1972 Condominium Cash 4/27/2018 270.89 0.97 N5914673 Sold 11937 BLAZING STAR DR Preserve at West Villages $302,500 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence FHA 4/27/2018 148. 72 0.99 N5915491 Sold 124 PESCADOR PL Toscana Isles $304,000 2 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 167.4 0.98 N5912561 Sold 1205 TARPON CENTER DR #A1 Sea Villas $305,000 2 2 0 1966 Condominium Conventional 4/23/2018 358.4 0.98 A4210509 Sold 240 SANTA MARIA ST #127 Bella Costa $318,000 2 2 0 1972 Condominium Cash 4/25/2018 313.92 0.98 N5916799 Sold 11993 BLAZING STAR DR Preserve at West Villages $320,000 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/ 2018 157.33 0.97 N5916954 Sold 240 SANTA MARIA ST #129 Bella Costa $320,000 2 2 0 1972 Condominium Conventional 4/26/2018 262.08 0.93 N5915979 Sold 328 ROSELING CIR Lakes Of Jacaranda $325,000 3 2 0 1996 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/23/2018 158.3 0 .97 N6100260 Sold 13817 CAMPOLEONE ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $326,235 3 2 0 2018 Single Family Residence VA 4/24/2018 20 7.26 1 T2926986 Sold 772 SARABAY RD #12 Heron Bay Club $330,000 2 2 0 1981 Condominium Cash 4/27/2018 237.07 0.97 A4212780 Sold 2427 CARAWAY DR Stoneybrook At Venice $332,000 3 2 0 2008 Single Family Residence Cash 4/26/2018 194.15 0.98 A4207809 Sold 545 MEADOW SWEET CIR Rivendell $340,000 2 2 0 2002 Single Family Residence Cash 4/23/2018 198.25 0.97 N5916087 Sold 20547 CAPELLO DR Venetian Falls $342,000 2 2 0 2006 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/25/2018 198.15 0.98 N5915975 Sold 1011 E GONDOLA DR Jacaranda West Country Club $352,000 3 2 0 1984 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/23/201 8 186.54 0.97 A4201904 Sold 1509 WATERFORD DR Waterford $354,000 3 2 0 1988 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/24/2018 152.06 0.96 A4199661 Sold 12691 RICHEZZA DR Gran Paradiso $357,500 4 3 0 2016 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 175.94 0.98 C7250227 Sold 1213 WATERSIDE LN Pinebrook South $360,000 3 2 0 1979 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/24/2018 195.23 1 A4206014 Sold 1275 VERMEER DR Sorrento Woods $368,000 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 157.74 0.98 A4211312 Sold 21284 SANDAL FOOT DR Grand Palm $368,063 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/26/2018 196.83 0.94 A4202743 Sold 1623 STILL RIVER DR Grand Palm $369,094 3 2 0 2017 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 203.69 0.96 A4213408 Sold 519 BAYSIDE WAY Sorrento Bayside $370,000 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2018 153.72 0.9 7 A4188087 Sold 1294 SORRENTO WOODS BLVD Sorrento Woods $396,459 3 2 0 1986 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/23/2018 161 .42 0.93 A4197357 Sold 828 GOLDEN POND CT Rivendell $405,500 4 3 0 2004 Single Family Residence Cash 4/27/2018 165.92 1 N5916605 Sold 1878 MESIC HAMMOCK WAY Stoneybrook At Venice $415,000 5 3 0 2012 Single Family Residence Cash 4/25/2018 126.52 0.97 N5915825 Sold 1058 BECKLEY CIR Chestnut Creek Estates $415,000 3 2 0 1989 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/26/2018 200 0.97 D5919220 Sold 404 PARK BLVD N Not Applicable $427,500 3 2 0 1970 Single Family Residence Cash 4/26/2018 204.15 0.9 A4203912 Sold 2016 CALUSA LAKES BLVD Calusa Lakes $447,950 3 3 0 1995 Single Family Residence Cash 4/24/2018 170 0.96 A4401219 Sold 13709 TRENTINO ST Islandwalk At The West Villages $450,920 3 3 0 2018 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/26 /2018 206.09 1 N5916197 Sold 4335 CORSO VENETIA BLVD Venetia $459,000 3 3 0 2003 Single Family Residence VA 4/27/2018 166.18 1 N5916754 Sold 436 TREMINGHAM WAY The Reserve $463,000 3 3 1 1993 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/23/2018 98.78 0.89 N5916649 Sold 179 VALENZA LOOP Venetian Golf And River Club $475,000 3 2 1 2016 Single Family Residence Cash 4/23/2018 194.19 0.98 N5915936 Sold 412 AUTUMN CHASE DR Venice Golf & Country Club $510,000 3 3 1 1997 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/27/2 018 190.8 0.96 N5914782 Sold 686 CLEAR CREEK DR Rivendell The Woodlands $520,000 4 3 0 2001 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/25/2018 133.3 0.95 C7250193 Sold 600 APALACHICOLA RD Venice Gulf View $550,000 3 2 0 1966 Single Family Residence Cash 4/24/2018 352.34 1.02 A4199477 Sold 12362 SAGEWOOD DR Grand Palm $616,267 3 3 0 2014 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/23/2018 282.56 0.91 A4211961 Sold 3603 N POINT RD #603 The Oaks $730,000 3 3 0 2007 Condominium Cash 4/27/2018 272.39 0.94 A4203048 Sold 869 HILLCREST DR Shakett Island $790,000 4 2 0 2001 Single Family Residence Conventional 4/24/2018 290.44 0.96 ENGLEWOOD COURTESY OF ENGLEWOOD AREA BOARD OF REALTORSML# Status Address Zip Code City Sq. Ft. Community Price BE FB HB Built Pool Property Style Sold Terms Sold Date SP/SqFt SP/LP RatioOUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 10Food Pantries:€ Community Life Center, 19048 Edgewater Drive, Port Charlotte, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. every two weeks on Thursdays. For more information, call 941-629-0999. € Discipleship Driven Ministries, 4040 Tamiami Trail (at the end of the U.S. 41 Access Road at Gardner Drive), Port Charlotte, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays only. For more information, call 941-764-8458. € First Baptist Church, 459 Gill St., Punta Gorda, 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays. The ministry includes free nonperishable food items and incidentals. For more information, call 941-639-3857. € Harry Chapin Mobile Food Pantry, Sacred Heart Church parking lot, 211 W. Charlotte Ave., Punta Gorda, 10 a.m. to noon on the fourth Thursday of each month. Fresh produce and other healthy food; take a bag or box to carry food. € Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2565 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, 9 a.m. to noon on Monday and Wednesday. For more information, call 941-625-5262. € Lutheran Church of the Living Waters, 12475 Chancellor Blvd., Port Charlotte. Free dinner from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month. For more information, call 941-625-8090. € Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 411 E. Charlotte Ave., Punta Gorda. Free hot meals served 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Food pantry hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays. For more information, call 941-637-7743. € Pilgrim United Church of Christ, 24515 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte, 10 a.m. to noon on the second and fourth Mondays. For more information, call 941-6292633 or 941-764-9471. € Praise Tabernacle, 18350 Edgewater Drive, Port Charlotte, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays. Baked goods such as breads, cookies, cakes. Other items by appointment only. For more information, call 941-766-9995. € Salvation Army, 2120 Loveland Blvd., Port Charlotte. 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., every Wednesday until further notice. For more information, call 941-629-5950, ext. 402. € San Antonio Catholic Church, St. Vincent de Paul Ministry, 24445 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte, 9 a.m. to noon every Wednesday and Friday to provide food and basic necessities to families in need. For more information, call 941-235-1254. € St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, St. Vincent de Paul Ministry, 21505 Augusta Ave., Port Charlotte, 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Providing food and basic necessities for families in need of help. For more information, call 941-625-9784. € St. James Episcopal Church, 1365 Viscaya Drive, Port Charlotte, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every first and third Friday. Charlotte County residents only. For more information, call 941-627-4000. € The First Presbyterian Church, 2230 Hariet St., Port Charlotte, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. the first and third Tuesday and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month. For more information, call 941-625-5045. € Trinity United Methodist Church, 23084 Seneca Ave. (corner of Parmely Street and Seneca Avenue, behind KFC), Charlotte Harbor, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday. The programs serve those in need and those qualified for the USDA food distribution program. For more information, call 941-625-3372.Thrift Stores€ Bargain Boutique, First United Methodist Church, 507 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call 941-505-0794. € Christ Community United Methodist Church, 27000 Sunnybrook Road, Harbour Heights, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through May, hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free community soup and sandwich supper from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. each Monday. For more information, call 941-629-1593. € Edgewater Methodist Shoppe, 19190 Cochran Blvd., Port Charlotte, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Donations accepted and tax receipts given. For more information, call 941-625-3039. € Gods Precious Gifts Inc., 418 East Virginia Ave., Punta Gorda. 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the first Friday of the month. For more information, call 941-661-7332. € Heaven Cent Boutique, Cleveland United Methodist Church, 28038 Cleveland Ave., Punta Gorda. Summer hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. For more information, call 941-639-2775. € Jesus Loves You Ministry Inc., 1734 Cedarwood St., Port Charlotte, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday through season. For more information or to arrange pickup of large donations, call 941-661-8117. € Port Charlotte Seventhday Adventist, 2036 Loveland Blvd., 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, call 941-629-0398. „ Compiled by Sherri Dennis LOCAL FOOD PANTRIES AND THRIFT STORES


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Page 26 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 12 TODAY Outdoor Market, American Legion 103 Sun 8-1 Produce, Avon, seafood herbs coffee plants tackle trees books + more 2101 Taylor Rd 626-2569 Chess Club, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. Only 50 cents an hour. Cultural Center MembersPLUS free. Everyone welcomed 941-625-4175. Prime Rib Dinner, Cultural Center 2280 Aaron St. Enjoy our $11.95 Prime Rib Dinner in Beaches Caf. Full menu also available. Punta Gorda Elks, 12pm Bar & Tiki open; 2-5 Funday Sunday; Music by Capn Rick @ 25538 ShorePG637-2606;members & guests AL 110-show me money, Show me the Money … join us for an afternoon of fun. Starting at 1:00 pm Sunday Bingo, Every Sunday at VFW Post 5690, Port Charlotte 1-5pm Smoke Free Info 941-235-8992. Essential Oil Yoga, Yoga with Essential Oils, Sunday, May 6th, 1 … 3:30pm, $45, The Yoga Sanctuary, 941-505-9642 FC Blast Kids, BLAST Middle School Youth Group meets Sun. 5-7pm@140 Rot. Blvd. W. Join us for fun, food, games & Bible Study. 475-7447 MONDAY Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 Trustees Meeting 6PM Aerie 7PM Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch;3pmTiki;47MusicMichaelHirst;4:307:30ChickenNite;7-10Karaoke/ BillyG@25538ShorePG6372606;mbrs&gsts Bar Bingo…Am Leg 110, Bar Bingo … Specials, Hot Ball … Open to Public … Starts at 6:00 Pchs Spring Concert, PCHS Band Spring Concert Murdock Baptist Church 7pm! Wind Orchestra & Symphonic Band. (941)286-3722 TUESDAY Wood Carving Club, Charlotte County Wood Carvers, 8-12 noon, at Punta Gorda Boat Club, W. Retta Esplanade, all welcome to visit and enjoy. Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645 lunch 11-2 pm dinner 5-8 music by Country Plus Punta Gorda Elks, 11-2 Lunch; 1-6 Tiki Tuesday; Music/Black Velvet; 6pm Orientation&Investiation @ 25538 ShorePG637-2606;members & guests TODAY Broasted Chicken, Best broasted chicken dinner 2-4pm. Eat in or take out. Cocktails, beer & wine start at noon. Rotonda Elks. Scallop Potatos Ham, VFW 10178 Aux. 550 N. McCall Rd. Englewood 4:00 6:00 p.m Dine in or Carry out $6.00 Public Welcome 474 7516 FC Blast Kids, BLAST Middle School Youth Group meets Sun. 5-7pm@140 Rot. Blvd. W. Join us for fun, food, games & Bible Study. 475-7447 Spiritual Gifts, 5:00 PM, New Hope Baptist Church, 21000 Englewood Road, 941-474-7647 to register, $10 Workbook fee, Light Supper provided. MONDAY Manasota Beach Yoga, Yoga classes designed for all abilities and ages. Locals and visitors welcome. Free Will Donation. Mon thru Sat 9 am Crafting, Help us to craft items; bring lunch, we supply dessert at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St. 9:30 12:30 681-2048. Table Tennis, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. $2 to play! Blood drive at bank, Big Red Bus, 10-2, Charlotte State Bank & Trust, 2331 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. Free movie, food coupons. 639-2511 Euchre, Euchre Every Mon & Wed @ l:00 pm, VFW Post 10178, 550 N McCall Rd., (94l)474-75l6 Come join us! New H2U Bingo, Free popcorn and refreshments, bring your friends, 1:00-4 pm. Suncoast Aud. 779 Medical Dr, $1/card. RSVP: 941-473-3919. Pickleball (Open), Englewood Sports Complex, 1-4 pm, 941-861-1980. Cost: $2. This session is Open Play Ukulele Band, Ukulele Band every Monday at 2:00 3:30, Rotonda clubhouse. call 941-786-5455 for info. Wings & Dancing, Wings, wet or dry, burgers, salads & more 5-7pm Music: Frank & Sam Jam 6-9pm Members & guests Rotonda Elks Open Music Jam, 6-9pm every Monday.Indian mound Park 210 Winson ave Englewood. Zumba Gold & Toning, Get fit while working out with Ricki to world music at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St, 6-7 pm, $7 each. 445-1310 TUESDAY TOPS 167 Suncoast, Learn how to Take Off Pounds Sensibly & keep them off. 8-9 am Suncoast Aud. $4/Mo. Info: 475-0449. Register: 473-3919. Badminton, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9-10 am. $2 to play! Beginning Line Dance, Learn steps and dances at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N.Maple St. 9 10 am, $3.00, 474-1438. Manasota Beach Yoga, Yoga classes designed for all abilities and ages. Locals and visitors welcome. Free Will Donation. Mon thru Sat 9 AM Table Tennis, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980, 9:30-12:30p. $2 to play! Line Dancing, Dance with Harry to country, pop & standards at Lemon Bay Womans Club, 51 N. Maple St. 10-11am, $3, 474-1438. Auxilry Penny Bingo, Post #113, Rotonda W..every Tues..11:30 am-3:00 pm..lots of 697-9991.. Open to Public! Pickleball (Open), Englewood Sports Complex, 1-4p, 941-861-1980. Cost: $2. This session is Open Play H2U Tuesday Cards, Play 4 types of cards. Bring friends. Play games of your choice. Free. Englewood Hospital Caf. 1:30-4:00 RSVP: 473-3919 At Ease, Vets, Listening ears & discussion at Rotonda West American Legion (3436 Indiana Rd) second Tues, 4pm. Gulf Cove UMC, 249-5513 Taco Bar, Every Wednesday: Taco Salad, Fish & Beef Tacos, Nachos, Burritos, rice, beans &more Rotonda Elks 5-7pm WEDNESDAY H2U „Walk 15 Class, Movements w/music. All ages & fitness levels. Join us from 8:30-9:20 am. Suncoast Aud. 779 Medical Dr, $4 RSVP: 473-3919 Line Dancing, 9-30 to 11-30 American Legion Post 113 3436 Indiana Road Rotonda West. Phone Eve at 941 697 8733 Gentle Yoga, Bring a mat and water for yoga at Lemon Bay Womans Club, All levels. 51 N. Maple St. 10-11am, $7, 810-223-8616. Positive Longevity, This free course provides the elements for longevity. Meets 10 … 11 am in Suncoast Aud. 779 Medical Dr. RSVP: 473-3919. TODAYAMVETS 2000 Special, Best Breakfast in Town 8-11am Large menu to choose from for only $7 incl/ bev 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 AMVETS 312 Breakfast, 8:30-11:00 Great selection incl bev only $7.00 $1 Bl Marys Public welcome 7050 Chancellor Blvd NP 941-429-5403 North Port VFW, Members & guests, Open 10AM-8PM, $0.25 off drafts, domestic bottles & well drinks, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 Eagles, Eagles 23111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629-1645, breakfast 7:30-11 Funday with Linda NASCAR/Bargo 12-7 North Port Moose, We are open at 10! Bar games 1-3 and Nascar! Pizza and hotdogs and Legionnaire discount day! 14156 Tamiami trl NP SOA Fry & Grill Day, Relax & Enjoy let the Sons do the cooking 1-5pm Large menu to choose from 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 FC BLAST KIDS, BLAST Middle School Youth Group meets Sun. 5-7pm@140 Rot. Blvd. W. Join us for fun, food, games & Bible Study. 475-7447 MONDAY Basic Exercise, $3/class 9-10 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Come & join Brenda & class for a good workout. Mahjong, 9 am-12:30 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Learn something new. Willing to teach. VBS Register NOW, NPCUCC, 3450 S. Biscayne, VBS-Age 5-grade 5,June 18-22nd, 8:3012noon, M-F, all faiths welcome. Register now! North Port VFW, Members & guests, Lunch 11-2, Wings 5-7, Q 7PM, Music by Mike & Co, 6:30 9:30, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 North Port Moose, Queen of hearts at 6! Chicken wings and beef stroganoff dinner special! Check us out on Facebook 14156 Tamiami trl NP Duplicate Bridge, $3/ person 12:30-4:30 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd Ella 429-8958 If you like bridge this is the place to be Rummikub, 1-4 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Like cards but not holding them? This is played with tiles. AMVETS 2000 LAUX, Reg. Monthly Meeting 2:30pm Nominations of Officers & Elections 2018-2019 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 AMVETS 312 Dinner, Lunch 11:30-2:00 Dinner 5-7 Mexican Night Great food, prices, fun. Public welcome 7050 Chancellor Blvd NP 941-429-5403 Hurricane Seminar, NP Fire/Rescue will discuss shelters, storm surge and more. 6:30 pm. Shannon Staub Library, 4675 Career Ln, 861-1740 AMVETS 2000 Darts, Darts, chip & dips Night 7pm-11pm enjoy the evening 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 Friend to Friend, Fellowship and fun every Tuesday from 1-3pm. Noon luncheon on 4th Tuesday. Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-1747 TUESDAY SOA 2000, Reg. Monthly Meeting @ 7pm Nominations & Elections of Officers 2018-2019 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 TOPS 123, Want to lose weight? Take off Pounds Sensibly every Tuesday at 8:00 am. 4285 Wesley Lane. 423-8676 It Works!!! VBS Register Now, NPCUCC, 3450 S. Biscayne, VBS-Age 5-grade 5,June 18-22nd, 8:30-12noon, M-F, all faiths welcome.Register now! Scrabble, 9:30-11:30 am NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 If you like scrabble come join in the fun. Mahjong, 10 am-2 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd 426-2204 Learn something new. Willing to teach. North Port VFW, Members & guests, Taco Tuesday 11-2, Euchre 12-4, $0.25 off drafts, domestic btls & wells, 4860 Trott Cir, NP 426-6865 AMVETS 2000, Delicious Coney Dogs or Chili Dogs only $2 from 11am-2pm 401 Ortiz Blvd NP 941-429-1999 North Port Moose, Happy hour starts at 3! Lodge meeting at 7! Pork chops and shepherd pie dinner special, 14156 tamiami trl NP Line Dancing, $5/class 12:15-2:15 pm NP Senior Center 4940 Pan American Blvd Joan 661-3799 Learn new steps & have fun. Great exercise Prayer Shawl Group, NPCUCC, 3450 S. Biscayne, May 8, 2-3:30pm, knitters//crocheters, call 423-5618, yarn provided, all faiths welcome. CHARLOTTE EVENTS ENGLEWOOD EVENTS NORTH PORT EVENTS The Community Calendar items are entered by the event organizers and are run as submitted.Ž To submit an item, go to, select an edition and click on the Community CalendarŽ link on the left. Click Submit Event,Ž and fill out the appropriate information. PHOTO BY DEBRA GOUVELLISThe Shannon Staub Library assistant youth Librarian, Jose Cruz, helps participants, Olivia and Zach Grebinnik, with creating their own version of Slime during the Mad Lab session on Thursday. Mad Lab starts at 4 p.m. and lasts until 5 p.m. For more information, call 941-8611110 or visit their website at Staub Library Mad LabStop by your local branch or apply online. 727.431.7690 I Insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Lender. Access the Equity IN YOUR HOME with an Achieva Credit Union Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) Use it for what you need, when you need it. 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The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 E/N/C Page 27 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 13 The Englewood SKY Academy Chorus sang the National Anthem for baseball fans at Thursdays Charlotte Stone Crabs baseball game. The student performers make up the “rst and only local charter school chorus. SKY Principal John Bailey was also in attendance and threw the opening pitch of the game. € Forty students at Charlotte Technical College attended the SkillsUSA Florida State Leadership and Skills Conference April 30 to May 1. They competed in 16 events and brought home 11 gold medals, seven silver and nine bronze. Aida Alvarado, Bricenda Anderson, Raven Bass, David Casanova, Charles Daughtry, Jenelle Facey, Athalie Lafaille, Raven Moore, Koneta Northup, Dakota Ogle, Catherine Parker and Celine Wodka will advance to the national level of the competition in Louisville, Kentucky in June. € The Charlotte High School Leo Club (Whipple Chapter) recently donated $1,327.76 to the Florida Dog Guide, F.T.D., Inc. The money was raised through penny jars „ labeled Pennies for PoochesŽ „ placed in CHS classrooms. € The Charlotte County Jazz Society awarded its 2018 scholarships to “ve students. Danial Kukuk, Tyler Farnsworth and Sheighlin Hagerty of Charlotte High School and Jordan Schneider and Evan Weinfeld of Lemon Bay High School received the awards and will be honored by their respective schools at recognition ceremonies. „ Compiled by Kayla GleasonSKY Academy chorus opens Stone Crabs gameBy KAYLA GLEASONSTAFF WRITER SUN PHOTO BY SHERRI DENNISOn hand to receive the check were the members of the Leo Club, dog handler Cynthia Blackmer, center, Shadow the guide dog and Leo Club adviser and teacher Marie Hochspring.PHOTO BY SHERRI DENNISThe CHS Leo Club recently raised over $1,000 for the Florida Dog Guide, F.T.D., Inc.PHOTO PROVIDED BY LINDA PLATTDr. Ennis Bisbano, CCJS Scholarship Chair; Danial Kukuk, Tyler Farnsworth and Sheighlin Hagerty (Charlotte High School); Jordan Schneider and Evan Weinfeld (Lemon Bay High School); and Pam Koontz, CCJS Scholarship committee member.PHOTO PROVIDED BY SKY ACADEMYSKY Academys Chorus performed at a Charlotte Stone Crabs game on Thursday. In the CLASSIFIEDS! Find The Perfect Companion LetsGo!„Wednesdaysinthe SunItsallhere!Localtheaterlistings,entertainment,travel andmore.Dontmissit;letsgo! For more information, visit speak heart repair Idiopathic Myxomatous DegenerationSound like a foreign language? Not to us. We speak heart repair. In fact, Sarasota Memorial has world-class expertise in this specialized area of medicine. Our experienced multidisciplinary heart team is uent in the most complex cardiac procedures and treatments. These include idiopathic myxomatous degeneration (idee-o-path-ik mix--mittus dee-jen-uh-rey-shunŽ) and minimally invasive mitral and aortic valve repair and replacement. We speak heart repair, which translates to the most advanced cardiac care and better outcomes for our patients. adno=54534876


Page 28 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 OUR TOWN SUNCOAST HOMES 14 Memorials in the Sun Honor your passed loved ones anytime with a personalized memorial tribute. Call (941) 206-1028 for rates. At opposite ends of Port Charlotte, Melissa White and Shermel Hargrove seem to have found the perfect places to live their dreams.Pulling a bar out of a hatMelissa Smiths warm drawl will tell you, even before she does, that she was born in Nashville „ though she and the rest of her family have been part of Charlotte County and Englewood for 25 years. After diverse careers as a “re“ghter, paramedic and prison guard, Smith was sidelined by a traumatic accident that might have broken a weaker woman. Its been a long haul,Ž she said, but I “nally decided to do something different.Ž Her something differentŽ is pretty much the Florida dream. Shed always wanted to have her own bar, got tired of working for everybody else and is giving barkeeping a shot. Smith has lent the former Cape Haze Consignment shop a lively new lease on life as The White Rabbit Saloon. Shes been renting since August, but replumbing and Hurricane Irma delayed the bar even more than Alice in WonderlandsŽ chronically late bunny. In fact, the place has a completely different namesake, to honor a family memory. Smith recalls many trips to visit her grandmother, when she and her dad would stop at Jack Daniels distillery. The distillerys tasting room was called The White Rabbit Saloon in homage to a century-old Lynchburg, Tennessee, bar where Mr. Jack himself had sipped with friends. Open since March, Smiths White Rabbit is already holding karaoke a few nights a week and will participate in bene“ts like Kiwanis Shoes for Kids and poker runs as soon as the next one roars through. I like doing anything I can for the homeless, veterans, kids and animals,Ž said Smith. She and best friend Elaine Barna who tends bar, have already attracted a cast of chummy regulars, all of them tickled to have a bar in the neighborhood. Jeff and Terri Cromwell of Rotonda Lakes said, We always used to say this would make the perfect bar.Ž Smiths next project should make it even more perfect. Shes building a back deck on the little blue bar, with a tiki and live music from all the local musicians she knows. It already feels like the place has been there forever. The White Rabbit Saloon (941-623-5925), 8282 Wiltshire Drive, near Ephesus Mediterranean Grill, is pouring wine and beer Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Sunday and Monday to 8:45 p.m. Dreams can come true, from gridiron to kitchenThe Hargrove name has been heard a lot around the Cultural Center of Charlotte County in the context of helping young athletes dreams come true. Port Charlotte High star graduate Anthony Hargrove New Orleans Saints Super Bowl XLIV Champion and inspirational speaker, has held fundraisers there on behalf of his familys Rosa Lee Hargrove Foundation Anthonys cousin Shermel Hargrove was heavily involved in the foundation, helping organize events such as Powder Puff for Charity, which brought out over 100 female football players in support of breast cancer research and held its prom at the Cultural Center. Established to honor Anthonys mother, the nonpro“t Hargrove Foundation started the Charlotte County Reign semi-pro team to provide opportunities for older players and continues to focus on the advancement of youth through sports. After her sister, Rosa Lees, death, Anthonys aunt, a Port Charlotte mother of three, didnt hesitate to take in Anthony and his two siblings from New York, to make hers a family of six children. Sports always kept the Hargrove kids out of trouble. The boys played for Port Charlottes Pop Warner Bandits and, in high school, the Pirates. Super Bowl XLIV and the Hargrove Foundation became the rest of the story. Shermel played for the Bandits, Pirates and Reign, and currently coaches daughters Laylah and Lilliauna in Daughters at Play youth basketball. But he had dreams beyond sports. I got addicted to making happiness through food,Ž he said. After graduating from the Johnson & Wales culinary program, he worked his way up at Punta Gordas Sheraton Four Points and Laishley Crab House, and helped open two local Culvers. Once I had the opportunity to make my own food, I just loved watching peoples faces when they took that “rst bite,Ž he said. It warmed my heart. And you really know youre doing it when you can make 300 people happy.Ž Now, as executive chef/ manager of the Cultural Center kitchen, serving its 7,100-square-foot Conference Center and renovated Beaches Caf he can do exactly that. Im trying to change the culture, use fresh foods and bring a different vibe to Beaches Caf,Ž said Shermel. Not everybody in the demographic that comes here can afford the Punta Gorda Isles life, but if I can bring it to them for a discounted price and have them feeling for a few hours that theyre at the beach somewhere, enjoying great cuisine, thats what Im here for.Ž Beaches Caf at the Cultural Center ($), 941625-4175, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte, is open Monday to Saturday 8 to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Send restaurant and bar news and recommendations to columnist Sue Wade at suewade47@aol. com. Average price ranges are $ = inexpensive (under $10), $$ = moderate ($11-$30), and $$$ = pricey (over $30), including tip and beverage.Living the dream in Port Charlotte SUN PHOTO BY SUE WADEShermel Hargrove, executive chef/manager at the Charlotte County Cultural Centers Beaches Caf and catering.PHOTO PROVIDEDElaine Barna and Melissa Smith, one of whom youll likely meet behind the bar at The White Rabbit Saloon. One prefers country, the other one rock and roll. Elaines like my sister,Ž said Smith.PHOTO PROVIDEDLocal acoustic duo Stephanie Drexler and Pup Morse of Rocky Trop sign The White Rabbits chalkboard before playing.SUN PHOTO BY SUE WADEThe White Rabbit Saloon, South Gulf Cove and Rotonda Wests new neighborhood tavern on Wiltshire Drive. SueWADECOLUMNISTTHE SCENE The “rst full week of May is National Be Kind to Animals Week.Ž It is actually the nations oldest celebrated week, originated in 1915 by the American Humane Association. The humane organizations intent was to encourage love and compassion for all animals. It is nice to know that, even 100 plus years ago, the importance of being compassionate was valued enough to dedicate a week to honor it. In 1952, Be Kind to Animals WeekŽ received the of“cial endorsements of both the U.S. and Canadian governments. And, in 1990, celebrating its 75th anniversary, Congress passed a resolution declaring it to be honored during the “rst full week of May. Today it remains a week when humane societies commemorate the role which animals play in our lives and in society. We promote ways to respect them and treat them humanely, while encouraging others to do the same. Did you know that there are also more than 100 days, weeks, and months, each year, dedicated to celebrating animals and what they mean to us? Some bring to light important messages in animal sheltering, care, protection, and welfare, while many are more fun and light-hearted. Shelters promote Adopt a Cat Month, Adopt a Dog Month, Adopt a Senior Pet Month, Spay/Neuter Awareness Month and the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month. We are also reminded that other little creatures are in need of homes by dedicating months to the adoption of rescued birds, rabbits and guinea pigs. There are awareness months for medical needs, such as Pet Dental Health, Pet Cancer Awareness and Pet Diabetes. Serious issues are addressed with Microchip Your Pet Month, Train Your Dog Month, Pet Theft Awareness Month, Dog Fight Awareness Day and Animal Cruelty/Human Violence Awareness Week. When is the last time you remembered to celebrate Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day, If Pets Had Thumbs Day, Answer Your Cats Question Day, and Work Like a Dog Day? Be Kind to Animals Week is the granddaddy of them all. In my opinion it is also the most meaningful. It is a building block toward a humane and compassionate society. This is a formula that should hold true, not for just one week, but for all 52 weeks of the year. Phil Snyder is the executive director of the Suncoast Humane Society. He has more than 40 years of experience in animal care, control and welfare, including 15 years with the Humane Society of the United States. To learn how you can help homeless animals at your humane society, visit or call 941-474-7884.Its time to recognize Be Kind To Animals Week At right: Harry a 5-year-old male American Blue Heeler/ Terrier mix. At left: Costa a 1-year-old male Australian Shepherd/ Siberian Husky mix.PHOTOS PROVIDEDBrady a 5-year-old active and friendly male cat. BE KIND TO ANIMALS In celebration of Be Kind to Animals Week, Suncoast Humane Society is offering a free microchip with each canine and feline adoption by reducing the adoption fee from $85 to $55, this special promotion will be May 9, through May 12. € Report animal abuse or neglect € Adopt a new pet at the shelter € Speak out on the importance of respecting animals € Spay or neuter your pets and encourage family and friends to do the same € Drive carefully through areas populated by wild animals such as deer € Plant a butterfly or hummingbird garden in your back yard € Donate Suncoast Humane SocietyPhil Snyder


DanMEARNSCOLUMNIST Health & HopeThose are the guiding words of Lili Hrabchak, who responded to recent columns about the Canadian hospital crisis with her own story. Lili and her husband, Todd, are Canadian snowbirds who have owned a home in Rotonda West since 1990. Todd is 83, Lili is 69. In 2013, Todd underwent emergency quintuple bypass surgery at Peace River Regional Medical Center (which became Bayfront Health Port Charlotte a year later). Six days later, while in still in the hospital, he suffered a cerebellar stroke that left him with mobility and speech de“cits and vascular dementia. Lili has been his full-time caregiver ever since. Weve been able to continue enjoying our Florida home during the winter months, though for a shorter duration than before the stroke,Ž Lili wrote in an email. This past season, we arrived near the end of November with a return date in the “rst week of April. Of course, I had purchased supplemental insurance to cover the costs of any emergencies during our four months there. Unfortunately, Todd had a setback toward the end of our season. Because of his instability when walking, he bumped his shin on his Rollator (walker). The injury resulted in cellulitis. From the start of this, I had kept Global Allianz Assistance, the out-ofcountry insurance company, informed.Ž One week on a penicillin-based antibiotic had no positive effect, and Lili watched Todds shin worsen for two more days before taking him to the emergency room at another local hospital. He was prescribed a sulpha-based antibiotic, but by dinner time that same day, he became visibly ill. He was agitated, almost deranged, and he lost the ability to Always fight when you are rightMEARNS | 4Jane Warren was about to toss her third ringer. But before she celebrated her achievement in horseshoes, the 92-year-old Port Charlotte resident paused for a moment. If I get it, it will be the first time in my life Ive gotten three ringers,Ž she said. This is fun.Ž Warren was among about 16 seniors taking part in two activities on a recent Thursday at Chelsea Place Senior Care, the new adult day care center at 3626 Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte. Chelsea Place is a couple doors down from Pops Barber Shop off Easy Street on the northbound side of 41. Warren has been coming on average three times a week since the place opened in October. I love everything about it…the people, the activities,Ž she said. The people who work here are wonderful.Ž Chelsea Place-named after owner Kris Chanas wife-is kind of a drop-in day care. Its just slightly more complicated than that…forms must be filled out, doctors permission granted-but seniors can avail themselves of all the activities, breakfast, lunch, and a snack for $12 an hour with a four-hour minimum. Monthly memberships are available as a discounted rate. They can be here one day a week or five days a week, it doesnt matter,Ž said Deborah Spear, director of Chelsea Place. On this particular Thursday, Janes side of the room played horseshoes; the other side was engaged in volleyball with a big beach ball. Other activities include arts and crafts, ladder golf, dart ball, trivia, bowling, gardening and woodworking. The next day, local musician Tiki Tom Watson, owner of the Bean coffee shop in Punta Gorda, was scheduled to come in and play some tunes. Programs are offered in such topics as bathroom, walker and shoe safety. Other amenities, which cost extra, include hair and nail salons, massage, assistance A place seniors can call their ownBy RUSTY PRAYFEELING FIT CORRESPONDENT FEELING FIT PHOTO BY RUSTY PRAYThey can be here one day a week or ve days a week, it doesnt matter,Ž says Deborah Spear, director of Chelsea Place, with owner Kris Chana.OWN | 4 PHOTO PROVIDEDNo one is immune to stress. When chronic, stress can have long-lasting negative eects on a persons overall health, potentiall y contributing to high blood pressure and weakening suerers immune systems thereby making them more vulnerable to a host of ailments.No one is immune to stress. When chronic, stress can have long-lasting negative effects on a persons overall health, potentially contributing to high blood pressure and weakening sufferers immune systems, thereby making them more vulnerable to a host of ailments. Stress may be most often associated with adults, but teenagers are no strangers to stress. In the 2014 Stress in AmericaTM survey from the American Psychological Association, teens reported that their stress levels during the school year far exceeded what they believed to be healthy. In fact, teens reported stress levels during the school year (5.8 on a 10-point scale) actually exceeded adults average reported stress levels. In addition to the pressures of school, teens must contend with social pressures. Balancing the two can be dif“cult, but the APA offers the following tips to teenagers looking to keep their stress levels in check. € Embrace physical activity. The APA notes that being physically active is one of the most effective ways to combat stress. Teens are urged to “nd activities they enjoy. For example, non-athletes need not try out for the baseball team or another organized sport simply because physical activity is an effective way to reduce stress. Teens are more likely to have fun and relieve stress when participating in a physical activity they enjoy, especially when such activities include their friends. € Dont overlook the importance of sleep. The National Sleep Foundation notes that teens need between eight and 10 hours of sleep per night to function best. But the Stress in America survey found that teens sleep an average of just 7.4 hours on school nights. Operating on insuf“cient sleep can compound existing stress, so teens who are not getting enough rest should make a concerted effort to get more sleep each night. € Schedule time for fun. The APA recommends that teenagers not overbook their schedules, leaving little time to enjoy themselves. While its important to focus on school, teens also should schedule time to have fun, during which they should attempt to avoid worrying How teens can cope with stress Provided by MCCTEENS | 2 Stress affects people from all walks of life, and the causes of stress are as varied as the people it af”icts. In its 2017 Stress in America survey, the American Psychological Association found that the three most common sources of stress were the future of the nation (63 percent), money (62 percent) and work (61 percent). According to the National Institute of Mental Health, routine stress that becomes chronic can result in a host of negative side effects. Such stress can suppress the immune system, disrupt digestion and have an adverse effect on sleep. But men and women who feel stressed at the end of each day need not resign themselves to sleepless nights and/or weakened immune systems. A proactive approach to alleviating stress during the day can help men and women reduce their stress levels and avoid the negative side effects associated with chronic stress. € Walk away. The APA notes that taking a break from a stressor is one of a handful of healthy techniques that research has indicated is a successful way to reduce stress, both in the shortand long-term. If a project at work is proving especially stressful, step away for a short period of time to do something else, whether its to go for a brief walk or converse with a coworker about something unrelated to the project. Avoiding the stress entirely, especially if its a work project or a bill that must be paid, is not the answer. But a short break from the stressor and thinking about it can provide a new perspective and time to calm down. € Meditate. When stressed out, men and women should not discount the potential bene“ts of meditation. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University examined more than 19,000 meditation studies, ultimately concluding that mindful meditation can ease stresses like anxiety, depression and pain. The APA notes that such meditation has been found to reap immediate bene“ts, potentially helping people who can “nd time to meditate during the day to prevent their stress from accumulating throughout a hectic workday. € Find time to exercise. The APA notes that research continues to support the notion that exercise is as bene“cial to the mind as it Healthy ways to relieve stress throughout the day Provided by MCCSTRESS | 2 Mental Illness Awareness Feeling Fit PORT CHARLOTTE € PUNTA GORDA € NORTH PORT € ENGLEWOOD € ARCADIA SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2018 A WEEKLY SUN PUBLICATION WWW.FEELINGFIT.COM


Page 30 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 Client Jane Warren chats with Kris Chana, owner of Chelsea Place. I love everything about it, Warren says of Chelsea Place. Publisher Glen Nickerson Feeling Fit EditorMarie Merchant 941-206-1135 Medical Advertising Executives:Bibi R. Gafoor 941-258-9528 Jim Commiskey 941-258-9526 Fort Myers Daniel Dykes 941-205-6409 Deadlines Support group listings are published as space permits. To have your group included, send the information to feelingfit@sun-herald. com. News briefs and announcements must be received by noon on Monday to be included in Sundays edition of Feeling Fit. News briefs are published as space permits. Contact feelingfit@ or call 941-206-1135.Feeling Fitabout school. € Discuss stress. The APA notes that stress is more easily handled when those coping with it welcome the assistance of others. Teens can speak about their stress with their parents, teachers or other trusted adults, many of whom likely dealt with similar stress when they were teens. Such adults may even share how they manage their own stress, which can be useful to teens. Teens deal with stress every day. In an effort to manage such stress, teens can embrace various strategies. More information about how teens can manage stress is available at TEENSFROM PAGE 1is to the body. Exercising several days per week is especially bene“cial to mind and body, but even 20-minute exercise sessions, including a walk around the grounds of an of“ce complex or a quick swim during a lunch break, in the midst of stressful days can help people combat stress for several hours afterward. Delegate more during the day. Work is the third-leading source of stress among Americans. Men and women who feel overworked may bene“t by delegating more tasks during their days or simply stepping back and taking on less work. The potential effects on your career of taking on less work will likely pale in comparison to the toll chronic stress, which can contribute to heart disease and stroke, takes on your body. Stress is a part of daily life for many people. But there are several simple and quick ways for stressed out men and women to reduce their stress during the day.STRESSFROM PAGE 1 FEELING FIT 2 Transplanted livers change the pro“le of blood cells in the recipients, reducing the potential for organ rejection, Mayo Clinic research shows. The “ndings are published in Kidney International. For decades, transplant experts have observed that liver transplant recipients often need less antirejection medication, known as immunosuppressive drugs, than recipients of other solid organs. Similarly, when patients receive a multiple-organ transplant that includes the liver along with any other organ, they need less immunosuppressive medication and have less incidence of rejection even if they are highly sensitive to cellular bad actors, known as antigens, from the donor organs. The Mayo Clinic research explains why. This study shows that the liver transplant itself regulates the hosts immune responses. Compared to the other organs, the liver is immunologically a very active organ, so it is capable of regulating the immune responses against itself, said lead author Timucin Taner, M.D., Ph.D., a transplant surgeon at Mayo Clinic. When patients undergo a dual kidney-liver transplant, the liver has a protective effect on the kidney, the study found. Researchers compared the blood samples of organ recipients a year after a kidney transplant, liver transplant or kidney-liver transplant. It found that patients who received a liver and kidney at the same time, or a liver alone, had fewer of the cells that leap into action to defend the body from an invader known as killer cells or T cells „ compared with people who had a kidney transplant alone. While the T cells of the liver transplant recipients reacted to the donor organ cells weakly, their reaction to other antigens was preserved. The research helps pave the way for ongoing studies on the transplanted livers unique properties. The hope is that one day researchers will identify how the liver regulates the immune response and to mimic that to help patients receiving other types of transplants scale back their need for anti-rejection drugs. Immuno suppression drugs are a necessary but dif“cult aspect of post-transplant care. Without it, the transplant would not be successful because the body would almost immediately reject the donor organ. But immunosuppression itself causes increased risk for infection, cancer and other issues. Future therapies may provide ways to target immune protection to the donated organ, and minimize the risks of immunosuppression for the patients.Transplanted livers help body defend against organ rejection, study findsby MAYO CLINICCancer support groupFawcett Memorial Hospital, an HCA af“liate, now offers a cancer support group for cancer patients, their families and caregivers. The group meets the last Wednesday of each month from noon to 1:30 p.m. with lunch provided. Research shows that social support has bene“ts for cancer patients, those recovering from treatment and their family and loved ones by reducing anxiety and stress, emotional distress and depression, fatigue and the experience of pain while improving mood, self-image, ability to cope with stress and feelings of control. In addition, having a supportive social network can help with recovery and adjusting to life after treatment. The support group allows those experiencing a cancer diagnosis to cope with the emotional aspects by providing a safe place to share their feelings and challenges while allowing people to learn from others facing similar situations. Cancer patients and their family members are encouraged to attend. Active participation is not required, listeners are welcome. Physicians and other health professionals will periodically speak to the group on cancer related topics. For more information or to RSVP, please call Fawcetts oncology patient navigators at 941-624-8318.Courage Over Cancer Gulf Cove United Methodist Churchs cancer care program, Courage Over Cancer, offers support and ministry to men, women, and families who are affected by cancer. Church and community members touched by this disease are provided with help and spiritual counsel that are speci“c to their needs as a cancer patient, caregiver, or loved one. This ministry is based on the outreach program Our Journey of Hope which was developed by the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. If you or someone you know could bene“t from a friend to support them through this journey, contact the church at 941-697-1747 or GulfCoveUMC@gmail. com. Gulf Cove UMC is located at 1100 McCall Road in Port Charlotte.Food Addicts AnonymousA 12-step program for those who wish to recover from food addiction. Group meets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, at First Alliance Church, 20444 Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte. For more information, call 941-380-6550. SUPPORT GROUPS Wece Dr. Rojas to Punta Gorda! Ramses Rojas, M.D. Family Medicine Now accepting Ne patients Call today to schedule an appointment!941-347-4592315 E Olympia Avenue | Suite 112 | Punta Gorda, FL 33950www. 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The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 E/N/C Page 31 As mentioned in part one of this article, inversion exercises such as the headstand, and the inversion concept itself, have always been an integral part of the system of yoga. As a matter of fact, Alexander the Great reached India in the 4th century BCE. One of his companion was Onesicritus who claimed that the Indian yogins practiced aloofness and different postures standing or sitting or lying naked and motionlessŽ. (Extracted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia). For many years it was commonly believed that the headstand (Sirshasana) possessed the ability to enhance ones beauty and to keep one looking much younger than his/her real age. Today, we know that assumption to be true. Inverted positions such as the headstand and its many variations (including the vast number of inversion machines available to the public) help to increase blood flow to the uppermost region of the body. This is a good thing, for blood rich in oxygen and important nutrients will now get to the brain, eyes, hair and other parts that are, quite often, somewhat deprived. It should be kept in mind that securing the benefits of inversion training can be difficult for some. For others, it could be quite dangerous. As a rule, if you suffer from a weak or injured neck, have high blood pressure, possess a heart condition, have an eye disease such as glaucoma or if you are pregnant, you should get permission your your doctor before attempting inversion training. Also, using inversion machines to address back (spinal) pain or injuries, without first assessing the condition of the area of concern, is not wise. Check with your physician before you do something that might worsen your existing condition. A number of inversion positions exist for you to use as you carry out your inversion training. Three such positions (ranging from simple to complex) are: (A) the seated forward bend of Fusion One, (B) the standing forward bend and (C) the headstand. These positions should be carried out cautiously. For additional information on Inversion Training, visit the Cultural Center of Charlotte Countys Fitness Center at 2280 Aaron St,, Port Charlotte. You may also call 941625-4175, ext. 263.Inversion training: Part 2By GREGORY WHYTETHE CULTURAL CENTER OF CHARLOTTE COUNTYS FITNESS CENTER PHOTO PROVIDEDA number of inversion positions exist for you to use as you carry out your inversion training. Three such positions (ranging from simple to complex) are: (A) the seated forward bend of Fusion One, (B) the standing forward bend and (C) the headstand. These positions should be carried out cautiously. stand up,Ž Lili recalled. Through a sleepless night, I tended him. He was up every 15 minutes to urinate, without really needing to. His body was feverishly hot. At 5 a.m., I called for an ambulance.Ž Todd underwent a procedure called debridement which involves removing dead, damaged, or infected tissue. Afterward, attending physicians thought Todd could be discharged at any time, although Lili said he was in a weakened state from the infection, lack of mobility and heavy antibiotic treatment. It would have been impossible to bring him home under these circumstances,Ž Lili said. He could not stand, let alone walk, and I am not strong enough to lift him.Ž Lili wanted to transport Todd back to Toronto via air ambulance, but Global Allianz representatives repeatedly told her that no hospital beds were available in Toronto. This went on day after day, sometimes more than once each day,Ž said Lili. It was maddening and frustrating.Ž Lili took pen to paper, writing to everyone and anyoneŽ she thought might be able to get Todd a room, including the leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party, Andrea Horwath, a member of the provincial parliament and Minister of Health for the province of Ontario. Lili also shared her story on the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. website, which resulted in her being interviewed by telephone by a CBC reporter for a story that aired on March 20. Guess what?Ž Lili said. That evening I received a phone call from Global Allianz and was informed that Todd would be ”own home by air ambulance the next day. I stayed up all night trying to close up the house, arrange for our car to be driven back to Toronto, giving away all the refrigerator contents, and attending to the myriad jobs I would have done in a week of closing up.Ž In Canada, Todd went from St. Josephs Hospital to Providence Healthcare, a Toronto rehabilitation facility. Strings were pulled, I was told,Ž Lili said. Am I a VIP, a millionaire, a celebrity, a relative of some bigshot in government or at St. Josephs Hospital? No. Im just an ordinary person who believes in justice and in fighting for what is right. Do not accept phony roadblocks tossed your way by insurance companies in your attempt to return home. Write letters. Get action.Ž Lili will offer her fighting spirit assistanceŽ to others, who can contact her via email at lilihrha@aol. com. Unfortunately, Todds condition continued to worsen and he was put on life support in the ICU of yet another hospital in April. As of May 1, he was out of immediate danger and moved out of ICU, but his prognosis is grim. It is a bit of a miracle, and I am happy to have him awhile longer,Ž Lili said. I doubt if hell ever be home.Ž Lili apprised the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario on Todds ordeal. Its of little good to Todd now,Ž she said, but it might benefit others.Ž Comments and suggestions are always welcome. Call Dan Mearns at 941-893-9692 or email danmearns@ PAGE 1 FEELING FIT 3 with spa baths and showers, and regular visits from a podiatrist. Its bright, beautiful, uplifting,Ž said Marilyn Gregory, the Charlotte County volunteer counselor for SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs for Elders). The staff is young and energetic. Kris is a visionary leader with his clients as his No. 1 priority.Ž Chana also owns Chelsea Place Retirement Living, an assisted living facility in Charlotte Harbor. He employees a total of 17 people, five at Chelsea Place. The Port Charlotte day care is an outgrowth of the assisted living facility. We were trying to figure out the next step,Ž he recalled of Chelsea Places genesis. There were two months in a row when people asked if we offered day-care services. I had to tell people we didnt, and when I tried to refer, I found out there are not a lot of day care centers in Charlotte County. We just felt like maybe our next step would be to open a senior center. We knew we wanted to help more people.Ž Chana looked around and found the spot near Easy Street. We knew we wanted to be centrally located so we could send some buses south, some buses north,Ž he said. We knew we wanted to reach the Englewood-North Port area and also the Punta Gorda area.Ž Chelsea Places has two vans to serve both areas. Chelsea Place has 53 members, serving on average about 18 a day. Clients ages range from 70s to late 90s, with the average age 85 to 87. It also serves patients with varying degrees of dementia, going so far as to form groups along like lines of cognitive ability for activities. I think its importan their family. But they dont have the interaction that the used to have. This gets them out and about and doing things, instead being stuck at home all day.Ž For more information, all 941-8836600, go to www., or check it out on Facebook. OWNFROM PAGE 1 FEELING FIT PHOTOS BY RUSTY PRAYTori Scheschowitz oversees a rousing game of volleyball at Chelsea Place. Client Jane Warren chats with Kris Chana, owner of Chelsea Place. I love everything about it, Warren says of Chelsea Place. Lung Cancer Support GroupThe group meets on the fourth ”oor of the Medical Of“ce Building on the Bayfront Health Campus, 713 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, at 2 p.m. There is no cost and no preregistration required. Speaker schedule: € May 8: Denise Leazenby-Respiratory Therapist; € June 12: Open forum; For more information, call Irene 941-637-9575 or email AnonymousCall 941-426-7723 for information on meetings in the Arcadia, Venice, Port Charlotte, North Port and Englewood areas, including dates times and places.Alzheimers support groupsThe Alzheimers Association holds monthly caregiver support groups for spouses, adult children and family members who want to connect and share insight with others in similar situations. RSVP is not required to attend. For questions on groups and services through the Alzheimers Association, please call 941-235-7470. Port Charlotte area € 3 p.m. third Tuesday at South Port Square (Harbor Terrace), 23033 Westchester Blvd., Port Charlotte. € 3 p.m. third Thursday at Port Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., Port Charlotte. Punta Gorda area € 3 p.m. third Monday at Life Care center, 450 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. € 3 p.m. second Tuesday at Punta Gorda Civic Association, 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda. Englewood area € 10:30 a.m. third Friday, Englewood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dearborn St., Englewood.Cancer support groupThe First United Methodist Church offers a faith-based cancer support group to all adult cancer survivors and their caregivers. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the “rst Wednesday of each month at 507 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, in room 9. New participants are always welcome and encouraged to attend, regardless of their cancer type, church af“liation or faith base. Please contact Jane Sheppard via email at with questions or to indicate your interest in becoming a part of this group as a participant, facilitator or resource. For more information on this and other ministries at First United Methodist Church, visit our website at or call the church of“ce at 941-639-3842.Alzheimers Caregiver Support GroupThe Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group meets from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. the second Tuesday every month at The Springs at South Biscayne, 6235 Hoffman St., North Port. Call 941-426-8349 to register.Amputee Support GroupThe Amputee Support Group meets at 3 p.m. on the second Monday of every month at the Life Care Center, Punta Gorda. Contact George Baum at 941-787-4151 for more information.Breast cancer networkingBreast Cancer Networking in Venice offers support and sharing with other breast cancer survivors. Meetings are on the third Monday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon at the Venice Health Park, Suite 1217 (north side), Jacaranda Blvd., Venice. For more information, call 941-408-9572. SUPPORT GROUPS Welcoming patients of Charlotte County for over 45 years to The Lodge! 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DR. APTS, LITECLEANINGAND MEALPREP, ERRANDS& MUCH MORE. (941)-979-2887 MEDICAL6095 SCOO TER GO GO Ultra X. Needs Battery. $200 941-966 8938 NEWS & NOTESFlorida Skin Center to open officeFlorida Skin Center is scheduled to open a fourth location on Monday, May 7, at 329 East Olympia Ave., Punta Gorda. The two-story, 7,000-square-foot building features a Mohs surgical center with six specially-designed Mohs suites that provide comfort and amenities to patients. Each surgical guest suite includes a gourmet coffee and tea bar, juice, water, and other beverages, plus hot snack items from a microwave oven. Patients will also enjoy music and a high-de“nition television in their suite where they will remain for the entire visit, as well as have unprecedented access to service with same-week Mohs surgery and general dermatology appointments. The interior of the building is meant to resemble a “ve-star spa and is an unconventional physician of“ce with tile ”oors, marble and granite countertops, as well as wood cabinetry and other accents found in Florida Skin Centers three other Southwest Florida locations. Likewise, guest amenities will range from spacious lounge areas and examination rooms, to high-de“nition televisions and Wi-Fi in the lounge and examination rooms, to a warm-towel greeting, as well as a coffee, tea and juice bar and diffused air throughout the facility. Handicap parking and access is available in front of the building. The parking lot behind the main building will accommodate approximately 18 vehicles, with 18 additional parking spaces available in an asphalt lot directly behind the satellite of“ce at 325 Hargreaves Avenue. The exterior of the main building has been painted, and landscape improvements will also be made. Restoration to the adjoining satellite of“ce is expected to follow the grand opening of the main building. As Florida Skin Center begins a long-term relationship with the residents of Charlotte County, we look forward to introducing them to dermatological care that they cannot possibly “nd anywhere else in the area,Ž said Anais Aurora Badia, M.D., D.O., Founder. This up-to-theminute facility and its optimal staff, including Dr. Chetan Vedvyas who joins us as the Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology, are sure to set a new standard in quality skin care for this growing market.Ž To schedule an appointment with a Florida Skin Center provider, call 239-561-3376.Frantz Cosmetic Center launches Frantz Skincare Advantage The Frantz Cosmetic Center is pleased to announce the addition of their new skincare line, the Frantz Skincare Advantage. The exclusive line was designed by Dr. William Ehrlich, Cosmetic & Facial Surgeon at Frantz Cosmetic Center, to “ght the signs of aging as well as to treat acne. We are excited to be able to offer our patients these new products,Ž said Dr. Ehrlich. Throughout our lives, we have been exposed to the sun and environment, gone through hormonal changes, and experienced stress that contribute to the signs of aging.Ž The Frantz Skincare Advantage line improves skin function, minimizes the signs of premature aging and helps your skin look and act younger and healthier. The new skincare line includes Green Tea Calming Serum, to reduce the signs of redness and in”ammation as well as the appearance of “ne lines and wrinkles; BB Cream with Green Tea and Broad Spectrum SPF 50; Sheer Physical SPF 50+; Intensifying Hydrating Serum, made of pure hyaluronic serum that quenches dry skin; TransRetinol Fusion, to repair photo damage, dry and aging skin; Green Tea Calming Mist, to soothe, calm and refresh; Age Defense Neck Lift Cream;and Clarifying Cleansers for acne, normal and oily skin. Frantz Skincare Advantage offers the quality you expect from a luxury skincare line for a fraction of the price. For a limited time, Frantz Cosmetic Center is offering 15 percent off their BB cream and Sheer Physical Sunscreen. To learn more about the Frantz Skincare Advantage System, schedule a complimentary consultation at Frantz Cosmetic Center by calling 239-418-0999 or visiting BetterVision.netBayfront Health Port Charlotte / Punta Gorda volunteers neededDo you love helping others, serving and giving back to people in need? Make a difference in the lives of patients, couriers, front desk information, nursing support, clerical volunteers, departure services, emergency room volunteers, and golf cart drivers. If you have four hours per week to share with others, please call 941-637-2570 for more information.Self-Defense ClassKays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 635 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, will host a self-defense for women class from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16. The method of stun and runŽ will be taught with emphasis on locating different pressure points that can help a woman get away from an attacker, including easy practical defense. The class is limited to the 50 women and must be 18 years of age and a Charlotte County resident. RSVP to 941-639-1133 no later than May 10. Suicide prevention movie to be shownTo help draw attention to this issue, CBHC is hosting a special screening of the new inspirational documentary Suicide the Ripple Effect,Ž which will be followed by an engaging discussion on the topic with a panel of experts. This event is scheduled for Saturday, May 12, at 3 p.m. at Regal Town Center Stadium 16, located in the Port Charlotte Town Center Mall, 1441 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte. The “lm chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Amazingly, he survived. Since then, Kevin has been on a mission…using his story to help others “nd recovery and stay alive. The “lm also features some of the worlds leading suicide prevention experts and shines light on people who are using personal experiences with suicide to help others “nd the hope they need to stay alive. Research has shown that for every one death by suicide, over 115 people are directly affected and impacted. The estimated “nancial cost of suicide is over 51 billion dollars annually. Tickets are $12.50 each (includes a $2.50 processing fee from the Stadium) and can be reserved at They can also be purchased on CHBCs website at www.cbhc”.org/events. Limited seating is available.Sacred Ceremonial GatheringThe Yoga Sanctuary, 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda, will host a sacred ceremonial gathering from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14. Members of communities have been gathering for sacred and healing ceremonial rituals since ancient times. Led by Lisa and Gwen, this May we will gather on the New Moon to honor the important beginning of the months lunation cycle. Those who wish to accelerate the cleansing and release of that which no longer serves then, the asking for help or guidance, or the cherishing of gifts that have been given, will bene“t from attending and participating in this ceremony. Cost is $18. Open to all. No experience necessary. For more information, call 941-505-9642.Sustainable Weight Loss and Improved Mental ClarityChrisanna HarringtonWright, Registered Dietitian and Licensed Mental Health Counselor, will host a bring your own brown bag lunch lecture from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, at 252 West Marion Ave., Punta Gorda (in the Chamber of Commerce Conference Room). This is a free lecture for anyone who is struggling with weight loss, Yo-Yo Dieting, Diabetes Type 2, even people who have had gastric surgery and are still struggling with their weight. Learn the secret to sustainable weight loss and also learn how your weight can lead to in”ammation and dementia and how to prevent this disease process. For more information or to register, call 941-787-3525.Free Autism screening for young childrenGolisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, in partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, offers a free monthly autism spectrum disorder screening for toddlers 18 months to “ve years of age. The next screening on the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 18, at the Healthy Life Center at Coconut Point, 23190 Fashion Drive, Suite 105, Estero. It is estimated that one in every 68 children is diagnosed with some form of Autism Spectrum Disorder, making it more common than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes and pediatric AIDS combined. Medical consultants for the project stress that an early diagnosis can make a vast difference for toddlers and their families. They say early intensive behavioral intervention can make an immense difference not just in the development of the child, but in their families as well. The ASD screening is conducted by the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. The screenings are administered by an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, who has extensive training and experience in typical child development and developmental disorders. A physician referral is not required. To schedule a screening, call 239-343-6838.Mental Health Awareness WalkWhen you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes its a lot to handle. Its important to remember that mental health is essential to everyones overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. To draw attention to the issue, Charlotte Behavioral Health Care (CBHC) will lead a Mental Health Awareness Walk. The walk, which was attended by more than 200 people last year, draws support from many individuals living with mental illness, as well as their friends and families. The public is invited to attend at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, at the pavilions at Laishley Park. There will be a brief program where community members share their inspiring stories. Then, embark on a scenic one mile walk through beautiful Harbor Walk in effort to raise awareness for mental health. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. This is a pet-friendly/kid-friendly event. No registration necessary. The theme of this years walk is Smash the Stigma,Ž and also looks at the importance of overall health to mental health. Our communitys leading partners in mental health will be there with information tables. Enjoy music by Music by Tiki Tom & LA Daniels, free T-shirts to “rst 100 walkers, free refreshments and snacks. Also enjoy honor beads, painting Rocking Punta Gorda #AntiStigma rocks, a prize raf”e, and more. For more information or to reserve a provider table, contact Pomerville at kpomerville@cbhc”. org or 941-639-8300 ext. 2275.Health and Wellness DayA Health and Wellness Day will be presented by the Health Ministries Department of the Punta Gorda Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1655 Taylor Rd, Punta Gorda, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May, 19. A fellowship luncheon will follow and the day will continue from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. featuring: € Round table discussions on cancer, diabetes, and natural curatives; € Pain management specialist; € Life changing video clips; € Demonstration on using essential oils; € Presentation on cooking with plant-based foods; € Free massage For more information, call 941-763-2775. LOUD Crowd classesThe LOUD Crowd classes meet every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Universal Fitness, 1544 Rio De Janeiro Ave, Punta Gorda. No fee. New member are requested to contact 941-204-1515 pr ior to attending for the “rst time. The LOUD Crowd is a weekly speech class for individuals with Parkinsons disease who have previously undergone speech therapy. For more information contact Mary Spremulli, at 941-204-1515 or email info@voic FEELING FIT 4adno=50533099 Jason Mlnarik, D.O.Board Certi“ ed Orthopedic Surgeon Fellowship trained in Traumatic Injuries941-629-62621641 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte941-639-6699350 Mary Street, Punta 2003-2017 He could put Humpty Dumpty together again!!


The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 E/N/C Page 33 Wanted: A million people willing to share their DNA and 10 years of health habits, big and small, for science. On Sunday, the U.S. government will open nationwide enrollment for an ambitious experiment: If they can build a large enough database comparing the genetics, lifestyles and environments of people from all walks of life, researchers hope to learn why some escape illness and others dont, and better customize ways to prevent and treat disease. A national adventure that is going to transform medical care,Ž is how Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, describes his agencys All of Us Research Program. Congress has authorized $1.45 billion over 10 years for the project. It all hinges on whether enough people around the country will sign up, either online or through participating health centers. Theres already interest: More than 25,000 people got early entry to the project over the past year through an invitation-only pilot test run by participating universities and health providers.WHY STUDY SO MANY?Most of todays medical care is based on what happened to the average person in short studies of a few hundred or thousand patients with a speci“c health condition. And most people who volunteer for those studies are white, leaving questions about the best care for people of different races. One-size-“ts-all is far from an optimal strategy,Ž Collins said Tuesday in announcing enrollment for All of Us. The project involves precision medicine,Ž using traits that make us unique to forecast and treat disease. Learning enough to individualize care requires studying a massive number of participants: The healthy and not-so-healthy, young and old, rural and urban, blue-collar and white-collar „ and people of all races and ethnicities. For now, participants must be at least 18. Next year, the study will open to children, too. While there are other big biobanksŽ of genetic data from at least 100,000 people, the NIH project aims to be the largest and most diverse of its kind. At least half of the participants must be from groups traditionally under-represented in medical research, Collins stressed.GENES ARENT THE WHOLE STORYSure, what genes you harbor can raise your risk for various diseases. But other factors can increase or reduce some genetic risks. So “rst volunteers will share electronic health records and blood samples, and answer periodic questionnaires about their diet, sleep, environmental exposures and other lifestyle factors. They might wear “tness trackers and other sensors. And later this year theyll start undergoing genetic testing, initially to look for so-called variantsŽ in DNA that affect disease risk, similar to what some private companies now sell, Collins said. Fully mapping the genetic code is too pricey now for a million people, but that more comprehensive approach eventually will be used with some participants, too. Among the “rst lessons Collins hopes to learn is about resilience: Why do some people stay healthy despite smoking or pollution or poor nutrition? We have no idea how those people escape those odds,Ž he said.LEARN YOUR RESULTSUnlike with most medical studies, participants can choose to see their own test results and share them with their physician long before the study reaches any big-picture conclusions. A caution: There are still many questions about how best to use the results of genetic tests. Still, we will try to help their doctors sort through what it means,Ž Collins said. One result that might bring a quick bene“t: Genetic variants can signal who is prone to side effects from more than 100 drugs, information that could be used to prescribe a safer drug if only their doctors knew, Collins added.PROTECTING PRIVACYThe privacy of DNA databases made headlines last week when investigators used a free genealogy website to track down a suspected California serial killer. Thats pretty different than the security under which medical DNA must be handled. NIH said it has taken as many steps as possible to safeguard against would-be hackers. Volunteers medical data is stripped of identifying information and replaced with a code. Only scientists meeting speci“c security requirements will be cleared to study the data. NIH also said federal certi“cates of con“dentialityŽ prohibit disclosure to law enforcement. Privacy wasnt a worry for Michelle McNeely, 41, an early participant at Dallas Baylor Scot & White Health System. She underwent breast cancer treatment in 2016 and considers taking part in All of Us a way to give back. If they can use my genes and someones genes in California and someones genes in New York to “nd some common ground, to help discover some cure „ they can use my genes all day long,Ž McNeely said.US seeking 1 million for massive study of DNA, health habitsBy LAURAN NEERGAARDAP MEDICAL WRITER For many women, the joy of welcoming a new baby into the world is enough to overlook all of the sacri“ces and physical changes they must make and go through while pregnant. While that joy is unrivaled, women dealing with postpartum depression may “nd their initial weeks or months of motherhood are not how they imagined they would be prior to giving birth. Women suffering from postpartum depression, a mood disorder that affects women after childbirth, often deal with extreme feelings of sadness that interfere with their ability to care for themselves, their families and their new babies. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, there is no single cause of postpartum depression, which is likely the result of a combination of factors, some of which are physical and others that are emotional. The NIMH points out that postpartum depression does not result from something a mother does or does not do, but may be traced to hormonal changes in a womans body that occur after giving birth. After childbirth, a womans estrogen and progesterone levels quickly drop, potentially triggering mood swings. When coupled with the inability to get adequate rest that many women experience after childbirth, these hormonal changes can contribute to symptoms of postpartum depression. Recognizing postpartum depression is not always so simple. For example, many women experience feelings of exhaustion after giving birth, but that does not mean they are suffering from postpartum depression. The following are some of the more common symptoms of postpartum depression, courtesy of the NIMH. € Feeling sad, hopeless, empty, or overwhelmed € Crying more often than usual or for no apparent reason € Worrying or feeling overly anxious € Feeling moody, irritable or restless € Oversleeping or being unable to sleep even when her baby is asleep € Having trouble concentrating, remembering details and making decisions € Experiencing anger or rage € Losing interest in activities that are usually enjoyable € Suffering from physical aches and pains, including frequent headaches, stomach problems and muscle pain € Eating too little or too much € Withdrawing from or avoiding friends and family € Having trouble bonding or forming an emotional attachment with her baby € Persistently doubting her ability to care for her baby € Thinking about harming herself or her baby While those are common symptoms of postpartum depression, women and their families should recognize that not all womens experiences with postpartum depression will be similar. Only healthcare providers can diagnose postpartum depression, and women or their loved ones who suspect the disorder might be affecting them or their loved one should consult a physician right away. More information is available at Symptoms of postpartum depression Provided by MCC PHOTO PROVIDEDWomen suering from postpartum depression, a mood disorder that aects women after childbirth, often deal with extreme feelings of sadness that interfere with their ability to care for themselves, their families and their new babies. FEELING FIT 5 adno=50534056PHYSICIAN MEDICAL GUIDE& As Seen in Our... Interested in placing your photo listing here? Call us at 941-205-6406 or contact your medical account executive.Did you know ?When we touch something, we send a message to our brain at 124 mph. We exercise at least 36 muscles when we smile. a dno=50533101John J. 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Page 34 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens in Punta Gorda and The Yoga Sanctuary celebrated Earth Day 2018, hosting yoga on the lawn surrounding the main garden sculpture, Steel Palm. Guests who attended the donation-based event learned about the Gardens, their vision and mission by Rev. Bill Klossner, Peace River Botanical and Sculpture Gardens board of directors president, prior to the beginning of the yoga program, instructed by Jennifer French, owner of The Yoga Sanctuary. Donations raised during the event will directly support the preservation and educational work at the Gardens. Celebrating Earth Day with yoga PHOTOS BY TAMI GARCIAEleven-year-old Nina Dotres participates in the heart-center pose. Rev. Bill Klossner, Peace River Botanical and Sculpture Gardens board of directors president, gives a brief synopsis of the facility and its vision prior to the beginning of the yoga class. Port Charlotte residents Joanne Wilson, foreground and her daughter-in-law Dakota Ogle, prepare their peaceful walk around the lawn, winding down the one-hour long yoga program. Christin Clark of Punta Gorda smiles while posing. Miguel Dotres of Punta Gorda stretches out his arms while participating in one of many yoga poses. Bernie Talbert, a Punta Gorda seasonal resident, relaxes while enjoying yoga. Punta Gorda resident Nicole Dotres was one of more than 40 guests who attended yoga at Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens, celebrating Earth Day 2018. At right, Jennifer French, owner of The Yoga Sanctuary in Punta Gorda, smiles while demonstrating one of many poses. Punta Gorda resident Toni Clark extends her arms above her. YOGAYoga with Essential OilsThe Yoga Sanctuary, 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda, will host yoga with essential oils from 1 p.m. to 3: 30 p.m. on Sunday, May 6. Explore the refreshing, relaxing, and restorative effects of yoga practiced with essential oils. Each participant will receive a sample oil to take home and experiment with on your own. This workshop is open to everyone. Cost is $45. For more information, visit www. or call 941-505-9642.Instructor Returning to Ananda YogaCerti“ed yoga instructor, Karen Kreisler, will be returning to the Ananda Yoga studio, 13035 Tamiami Trail, Ste E, North Port, on May 7. Karen is a certi“ed Meditation, Yoga, Health & Wellness Instructor. She has been a yoga instructor for 8 years. Karens Gentle Stretch Yoga and Meditation is a combination of movement of the body, breathing and calming the mind that provides amazing health bene“ts. This is a tool you can use the rest of your life and practice anytime & anywhere to create health, wellness, strength, ”exibility and balance. Karens classes are Mondays at 9 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome, and the walk-in fee is $10. For more information, call Teri Michel at 941-875-8582, or visit the website at www.prana. Mrityunjaya Mantra: The Heart of the VedasThe Maha Mrityunjaya mantra is considered the heart of the Vedas. It awakens the internal healing force, helping us to receive the full nourishment of any discipline undertaken for well-being. In this workshop, you will “rst explore the basics of the Vedic principles. You will then be led through the details of japa meditation-silently or quietly chanting a mantra to oneself…by working with the Maha Mrityunjaya mantra. Come experience the effects of this powerful healing mantra from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 20 at The Yoga Sanctuary, 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda. Open to all levels: no meditation or yoga experience necessary. BYOM (Bring your own mala, if you have one). Cost is $35. For more information, visit www. or call 941-505-9642.The Art of Teaching People, not PosesThe Yoga Sanctuary, 112 Sullivan St, Punta Gorda, will host a halfday intensive class that will explore the foundational and practical skills necessary to modify postures to meet the individual needs of the student in a group setting. Co-taught by Jennifer French, E-RYT 500, and Jaime Boswell, Yoga Therapist in Training, in this workshop you will learn to explore the essence of key poses and how to maintain that essence while modifying for various common challenges. This workshop is part of The Yoga Sanctuarys Mentoring Program and counts towards continuing education hours. Cost is $60. For more information, visit www. or call 941-505-9642.Free Yoga€ Englewood Beach: Daily at 8:30 a.m.; and Wednesday at 6 p.m. 941-473-0135. € Manasota Beach: Monday-Saturday at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. € Venice Beach Pavilion: Daily at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. and Monday-Thursday at 7 p.m. € North Jetty, Nokomis Beach Yoga: 9 a.m. Monday-Friday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. If you would like your yoga event added to our events, email feeling“t@ FEELING FIT 6 You c ant c at c h them if you dont know where they are! Che c k out the Fi s h Finder every Thur s day,only in WaterLine,only in You c ant c at c h them if you dont know where they are! Che c k out the Fi s h Finder every Thur s day,only in WaterLine,only in You c ant c at c h them if you dont know where they are! 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The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 E/N/C Page 35 3 For a lot of people, it feels easier to “nd a new job when youve still got your old one. The research bears this out: In one study, employed people who are actively hunting for a job get more than half of the job offers on the table, versus unemployed workers who receive only 16% of job offers. Whats more, the offers were better for employed people. When youre unemployed it seems so unfair that more jobs are going to people who already have a job, and you wonder how you can achieve the same magic that employed workers experience. When youre out of work and feeling out of luck, try these strategies to buoy your job quest.Keep it positiveWhen youre dealing with rejection„or simply non-response„for an extended period, it can be hard to keep your chin up. But drooping like the only person who hasnt been asked to dance wont do you any favors in interviews. Changing your mindset can help. View this process not as an endless job hunt but as an opportunity to “nd the best “t for yourself. Knowing your individual selling points is huge,Ž says Jessica Hernandez, president and CEO of Great Resumes Fast. Its going to help you present yourself in the best light to each employer and know whats not a good “t for you.Ž Not only does that lend you some self-assurance in interviews, but it gives you the con“dence to say No thanks when its not the greatest offer. You dont have to just take whatever comes by,Ž Hernandez says. You can be selective, and those rejections dont deal quite as bad of a blow.ŽVolunteerKeep your skills sharp by putting them to good use for a local nonpro“t. For me, as a recruiter, Ive reached out to places like Catholic Charities or places that do resume reviews,Ž says Mary Warriner, a career coach in Niagara Falls, New York. Find something in your niche.Ž It may also be possible to pick up temp work or consulting gigs in your “eld. A lot of times these lead to permanent positions,Ž says Karen Tucker, owner of online interview coaching “rm InterviewOne. Either way, your activities give you something to discuss in the same way youd talk about a job youre doing. It makes you seem active and involved. And its great networking, too,Ž Warriner says.Work on your weaknessInterviewers love to ask questions about your ”aws: Whats your biggest weakness?Ž or What skill could you most improve upon?Ž Whatever your answer, heres your chance to solve the issue. Maybe theres a technical skill that you feel you need to improve on,Ž Warriner says. Take advantage of having more free time. That mindset shift of, Right now my job is to “nd a job, but Im also improving my skills and keeping myself current and relevant,Ž Warriner says. It helps with that mindset of being unemployed.ŽGet some helpIf youve been at it for a while and youre not seeing results, it may be time to call in a professional. Sending out resumes and getting radio silence? Consider getting a resume review. Getting interviews but no offers? Get some interview coaching. I think it helps to have an objective outside viewpoint,Ž Tucker says. This is especially important if the position you left was one you held for years. The way you communicate may be a habit that doesnt play as well outside your old company. Often you just dont know what youre actually saying or how its being takenƒ or you dont have the right skills anymore.Ž Tucker says.Keep networkingIts more important than ever that you stay in touch with people in your “eld„ but its not about snif“ng out job openings. Its about building relationships. Have lunches. Go to industry events. Ask for advice. The more youre around, the more you might spring to mind when people hear of a job opening. And as much as you can, stick to those who encourage you. People get so down on themselves when theyve been unemployed,Ž Hernandez says. Find some positive career experts, positive people that you know. Run from the naysayers. 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Page 36 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 WASHINGTON „ A low unemployment rate and the spreading legalization of marijuana have led many businesses to rethink their drug testing policies for the “rst time in decades. A small but increasing number are simply no longer testing for pot. For small businesses, however, how to handle these challenges may be a tougher call than for bigger corporations. There is a bewildering patchwork of state laws regarding medical and recreational marijuana use. And its still illegal under federal law. Yet smaller companies dont have extensive HR and legal departments to help them sort through it all. There is a lot of con”ict there, and many employers, they just dont know what to do,Ž said Kathryn Russo, a lawyer at Melville, New York-based “rm Jackson Lewis. Recreational marijuana use is legal in nine states plus Washington, D.C., and medical marijuana is legal in 29 states. Here are some questions small businesses need to consider when deciding on what drug testing policies to follow:Is it a federally regulated position, or safety-sensitive?Employment lawyers say these cases are the easy ones. If your business is regulated by the federal Department of Transportation or is a defense contractor, you are likely legally required to drug test for all drugs illegal at the federal level, including marijuana. Similarly, if a job raises safety concerns „ such as a forklift driver, an operator of heavy factory equipment, or a meat slicer „ its in the best interests of the employer to still test for pot, even if it is legal in your state.Dont discriminateIn states where medical marijuana is legal, small businesses increasingly risk running into legal trouble if they deny a job to someone who has obtained a medical marijuana prescription. Until last year, courts typically deferred to employers who didnt want to hire marijuana users, regardless of state law. Its still illegal under federal law, after all. But three court cases in the past year have sided with employees, forcing companies in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island to reinstate workers with medical marijuana cards who were “red, or whose job offers were rescinded, because they tested positive. In roughly a dozen states, medical marijuana users are protected to some degree from employment discrimination, Russo said. Yet the state laws around the issue are all different,Ž she said. In Arizona and Pennsylvania, for example, state law explicitly allows employers to bar medical pot users from safetysensitive positions, Russo said. Other states dont have clear rules.What about workers comp?Some companies may receive discounts on their workers compensation insurance premiums if they conduct drug tests. If an employer is thinking about stopping testing, they should “nd out whether they would lose that discount. Michael Clarkson, head of the drug testing practice at Ogletree Deakins, recommends small companies check in with their insurance brokers before making a “nal decision.Keep an eye on the White HouseIn January, Attorney General Jeff Sessions revoked a policy from the Obama administration that had discouraged federal prosecutors from pursuing marijuana cases in states where the drug is legal. That move suggested the Trump administration would crack down on marijuana users and caused even greater confusion among employers. Last month, Trump promised Colorado Senator Cory Gardner, a Republican, that the federal government wouldnt target his states marijuana industry. The state was one of the first to legalize recreational pot when it did so in 2014. Still, its not clear to most employment lawyers where exactly the administration stands. Your guess is as good as mine where the federal government is,Ž Clarkson said.Small businesses grapple with maze of conflicting pot lawsBy CHRISTOPHER RUGABERAP ECONOMICS WRITER WASHINGTON „ FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to “ll jobs. Those employers and many others are quietly taking what once would have been a radical step: Theyre dropping marijuana from the drug tests they require of prospective employees. Marijuana testing „ a “xture at large American employers for at least 30 years „ excludes too many potential workers, experts say, at a time when “lling jobs is more challenging than its been in nearly two decades. It has come out of nowhere,Ž said Michael Clarkson, head of the drug testing practice at Ogletree Deakins, a law “rm. I have heard from lots of clients things like, I cant staff the third shift and test for marijuana.Ž Though still in its early stages, the shift away from marijuana testing appears likely to accelerate. More states are legalizing cannabis for recreational use; Michigan could become the 10th state to do so in November. Missouri appears on track to become the 30th state to allow medical pot use. And medical marijuana users in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have won lawsuits in the past year against companies that rescinded job offers or “red workers because of positive tests for cannabis. Before last year, courts had always ruled in favor of employers. The Trump administration also may be softening its resistance to legal marijuana. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta suggested at a congressional hearing last month that employers should take a step backŽ on drug testing. We have all these Americans that are looking to work,Ž Acosta said. Are we aligning our ... drug testing policies with whats right for the workforce?Ž There is no de“nitive data on how many companies conduct drug tests, though the Society of Human Resources Management found in a survey that 57 percent do so. Nor is there any recent data on how many have dropped marijuana from mandatory drug testing. But interviews with hiring executives, employment lawyers and agencies that help employers “ll jobs indicate that dropping marijuana testing is among the steps more companies are taking to expand their pool of applicants to “ll a nearrecord level of openings. Businesses are hiring more people without high school diplomas, for example, to the point where the unemployment rate for non-high school graduates has sunk more than a full percentage point in the past year to 5.5 percent. Thats the steepest such drop for any educational group over that time. On Friday, the government is expected to report another robust jobs report for April. Excluding marijuana from testing marks the “rst major shift in workplace drug policies since employers began regularly screening applicants in the late 1980s. They did so after a federal law required that government contractors maintain drug-free workplaces. Many private businesses adopted their own mandatory drug testing of applicants. Most businesses that have dropped marijuana tests continue to screen for cocaine, opiates, heroin and other drugs. But James Reidy, an employment lawyer in New Hampshire, says companies are thinking harder about the types of jobs that should realistically require marijuana tests. If a manufacturing worker, for instance, isnt driving a forklift or operating industrial machinery, employers may deem a marijuana test unnecessary. Employers are saying, We have a thin labor pool, Reidy said.  So are we going to test and exclude a whole group of people? Or can we assume some risks, as long as theyre not impaired at work?Ž Yet many companies are reluctant to acknowledge publicly that theyve dropped marijuana testing. This is going to become the new dont ask, dont tell,Ž Reidy said. In most states that have legalized marijuana, like Colorado, businesses can still, if they wish, “re workers who test positive. On the other hand, Maine, which also legalized the drug, became the “rst state to bar companies from “ring or refusing to hire someone for using marijuana outside work. Companies in laborintensive industries „ hoteliers and home health care providers and employers with many warehouse and assembly jobs „ are most likely to drop marijuana testing. By contrast, businesses that contract with the government or that are in regulated industries, like air travel, or that have safety concerns involving machinery, are continuing marijuana tests, employment lawyers say. Federal regulations require the testing of pilots, train operators and other key transportation workers. Dropping marijuana testing is more common among employers in the nine states, along with the District of Columbia, that have legalized pot for recreational use. An additional 20 states allow marijuana for medical use only. But historically low unemployment is driving change even where pot remains illegal. After the Drug-Free Workplace Act was enacted in 1988, amid concerns about cocaine use, drug testing spread to most large companies. All Fortune 500 companies now engage in some form of drug testing, according to Barry Sample, a senior director at Quest Diagnostics, one of the largest testing “rms. In Denver, in a state with just 3 percent unemployment, 10 percent of employers that screen for drugs had dropped marijuana as of 2016, according to a survey by the Employers Council, which provides corporate legal and human resources services. Its because unemployment is virtually non-existentŽ in Colorado, said Curtis Graves, a lawyer at the council. People cannot afford to take a hard line against off-duty marijuana usage if they want to hire.ŽMore businesses are mellowing out over hiring pot smokersBy CHRISTOPHER RUGABERAP ECONOMICS WRITER People stand outside after shopping at the Essence cannabis dispensary in Las Vegas. AP PHOTOS PROVIDEDMarijuana plants grow at the Desert Grown Farms cultivation facility in Las Vegas. 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Page 38 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 WASHINGTON „ American businesses added 204,000 new workers last month, another sign of strength in the U.S. labor market and economy. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that hiring was strong across numerous industries, led by professional and business services, health and education and restaurants and hotels. The ADP survey has shown monthly job growth of 200,000 or more for six straight months. Businesses are aggressively adding to payrolls,Ž says Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moodys Analytics, which prepares the ADP report. The “gures come two days before the government releases its monthly employment “gures. Economists forecast that Fridays of“cial report will show that employers added a solid 190,000 jobs in April, according to a survey by data provider FactSet. ADP compiles hiring data from millions of companies that are clients of its payroll services. Its “gures frequently diverge from the governments report. A month ago, the government said private employers added 102,000 jobs in March, much lower than ADPs initial March “gure of 241,000, which was revised down to 228,000. The governments measure of unemployment is at a 17-year low 4.1 percent. Zandi predicted it was heading below 4 percent, as the economy is boosted by tax cuts and increased government spending. A strengthening economy is starting to lift U.S. in”ation. The Federal Reserve has been raising interest rates as the economy gains momentum, but it is not expected to raise rates at its latest meeting, which ends Wednesday.Survey: US businesses added 204,000 jobs in AprilBy PAUL WISEMANAP ECONOMICS WRITER AP PHOTO PROVIDEDA woman speaks to Maui Divers Jewelry representatives at a job fair in Honolulu. On Wednesday, May 2, payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in April. Axed. Terminated. Canned. No matter how you phrase it, getting “red never feels good„ and its all too easy to fall into the career doldrums, convincing yourself that youll never work again. Dont be that person. If youve been “red, own it. Accept the reality of the situation, remind yourself that there are other “sh in the job search sea„and then get yourself and your resume back on the market, stronger than ever. But do it honestly, and do it right. You can rebound with these strategies for staying in the game and landing a new job. Monster career experts offer “ve ways to get back in the game after a big setback.1. Work your networkGet networking. Dont neglect your professional network predating your time with your most recent employer. Your former colleagues can be some of your best allies during this period, especially if they can speak to your overall skill set and dedication as a worker. Whatever the circumstances of your “ring, these are people who can help ”esh out the larger picture of who you are as a co-worker„as someone with a lot more to your career than one shaky spot on your resume. Make use of your newfound free time in ways that will make you more appealing to employers,Ž says Jen Kapela of Jen Kapela Leadership Solutions. Join a professional development group, volunteer in the community, and intern at a company in your chosen career “eld.Ž2. Try to get a referenceDepending on the situation, theres still a chance youll be able to use your previous employer as a reference. Youll be your own best judge on that matter, but it never hurts to send your old boss a note thanking them for the time you were employed. Dont get us wrong: Youll need to take responsibility for the fact that you were “red. But if you strike the right tone, youll have a much better chance of leaving on a positive note. Being gracious, and taking full responsibility for the reason of your termination, whether or not you agree with the reason, will go a long way,Ž says Katy Imhoff, owner and CEO of Camden Kelly Corp.3. Keep your head in the gameDont give in to the temptation to loaf around the house in a Net”ixfueled haze. If youve just been “red, its crucial that you avoid letting the current gap in your resume widen into a yawning chasm. Even if you dont immediately apply for jobs, try doing something productive that will help you when you do return to the job market, like enroll in a course to help develop your skills and make yourself more in-demand as an employee. Use social media to stay current on happenings in your “eld. Start following thought leaders and in”uencers who post about topics related to your industry, and become more active by liking and sharing. Your network will notice your activity, making you top of mind if they hear of new openings.4. Choose your words carefullyOkay, so youve gotten past that “rst hump, and youre interviewing for a new job. Congrats! But now comes the tricky part of the post-“ring job search; you need to take a lot of care in the way you frame your circumstances. Dont avoid it, and certainly dont lie about it. But phrases like differences of opinionŽ or different working philosophiesŽ largely speak for themselves, as long as they accurately refer to the situation. The main thing youll want to avoid? Speaking ill of your previous employer. If you had differences with your supervisor, thats okay,Ž says Alan Guinn, managing director at the Guinn Consultancy Group. If you couldnt deal with them, that may have been okay, too, depending on the circumstances. But personal attacks? Theyre a no-no.Ž5. Reassess and reinventSelf-re”ection is underrated in general, and its especially helpful when youve just been “red from your job. This is the time to ask yourself why things didnt work out, to focus deeply on your strengths and weaknesses as a worker and consider how youll de“ne success as you move toward the next step of your career. No matter how lousy you feel right now, this isnt the time to wallow in victimhood, whether or not you feel its warranted. Really take the time to look within yourself and determine why the job didnt work,Ž says human resources consultant Lori Kleiman. This will provide an opportunity during your next interview for you to discuss why the job was not a “t for you or the company, and how you feel your strengths can be better served in the new area.ŽGet to workObviously, getting “red isnt the best look for your career, but the fact is people get “red. It doesnt mean youre doomed to a life spent sitting on the couch watching infomercials. You need to take action and start being visible to hiring managers.Tips for getting a job after youve been firedBy MACK GELBERMONSTER CONTRIBUTORThats particularly true in Colorados resort areas, where hotels and ski lifts are heavily staffed with young workers, Graves said: They can lose their jobs and walk across the street and get another one.Ž FPI, a propertymanagement firm in San Francisco that employs 2,900 around the country, from leasing managers to groundskeepers, has dozens of jobs listed on online boards. Its ads say applicants must pass a full background check and drug screening.Ž But it adds, As it relates to marijuana use, FPI will consider any applicable state law when dispositioning test results.Ž FPI didnt respond to requests for comment, which isnt unusual given that companies that have dropped marijuana tests arent exactly billboarding their decisions. Most still seek to maintain drug-free workplaces and still test for harder drugs. Theyre pretty hushhush about it,Ž Graves said. AutoNation, which operates dealerships in 17 states, is one of the few that have gone public. The company stopped testing for marijuana about a year ago. Marc Cannon, a company spokesman, said it did so mostly in response to evolving public attitudes. But it also feared losing prospective employees. The labor market has tightened up,Ž Cannon said. AutoNation heard from other business leaders, Cannon said. They said things like, Were doing the same thing; we just didnt want to share it publicly.Ž Relaxed attitudes among employers are spreading from states where recreational marijuana is legal to those where its lawful only for medical use, such as Michigan and New Hampshire. Janis Petrini, who owns an Express Employment staffing agency in Grand Rapids, Michigan, says that with the areas unemployment rate below 3 percent, employers are growing desperate. Some are willing to ignore the results of drug tests performed by Express, which still screens for marijuana and wont place workers who test positive. We have had companies say to us, We dont worry about that as much as we used to,Ž Petrini said. We say, OK, well, we are still following our standards.  One of Reidys clients, a manufacturer in New Hampshire, has dropped marijuana testing because it draws some workers from neighboring Massachusetts and Maine, which have legalized pot for recreational use. Another client, which runs assisted living facilities from Florida to Maine, has stopped testing its housekeeping and food service workers for marijuana. The stigma surrounding marijuana use is eroding, compounding pressure on employers to stop testing. Sixty-four percent of Americans support legalizing pot, a Gallup poll found, the highest percentage in a half-century of surveys. In Las Vegas, where recreational use is legal, marijuana dispensaries look almost like Apple stores,Ž said Thoran Towler, CEO of the Nevada Association of Employers. Many high-tech companies have been moving from California to Nevada to escape Californias high costs, and theyre seeking workers. Towler says the most common question from his 400 member executives is, Where do I “nd employees?Ž He estimates that roughly one-tenth of his groups members have stopped testing for marijuana out of frustration. They say, I have to get people on the casino ”oor or make the beds, and I cant worry about what theyre doing in their spare time,Ž Towler said.HIRINGFROM PAGE 2 4JOBS Page 34 E/N/C The Sun / Wednesday, April 11, 2 018 1 000 R EA L EST A T EW e A r e P l e d g e d T o T h e L e t t e r A n d S pi r i t of U .S P o l i c y F o r T h e A c h i e v e m e n t O f Eq u a l H o u s i n g O p p o r t u n i t y T h r oug h ou t T h e N a t i o n W e E n c o u r a g e A n d S u p po r t A n A f f i r m a t i v e A d v e r t i s i n g A n d M a r k e t i n g P r og r a m I n W h i ch t h e r e A r e No B a r r i e r s T o O b t a i n i n g H o u s i n g B e c a u s e of R a c e Co l or R e l i g i o n S e c H a n di c a p F a m i l i a l S t a t u s O r N a t i o n a l O r i g i n .Ž REAL EST A TE 1 01 0 16 5 0 1010Open House 1015 R eal Estate A ucti o n s 1020 Hom es/Ge neral Fo r Sal e 1030Wa terfront H omes For Sale 1 031 Foreclosures For S ale 103 5 Go lf Course Commu nity For S ale 104 0C ondos/Vil las F or Sale 1 060 Townhouse s For Sale 1070Du plexes For Sale 1075TriPlex For Sale 108 0 Ap artments F or Sa le 109 0 Mobile Ho me s Fo r Sale 110 0 In terval Owner ship 1100 Out of Area Homes For Sale 1115Trade/Exc hange 112 0 W an t e d To Buy RENT 1 205 Lease Op ti on 1210 Ho mes 240 Co ndos/V i l las 280 T ownhouses 00Du p le xes 20 Apartments 0 Hotel /Mo tel 0 Mo bile Homes Misc. 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VEN I C E I S L A N D C O N D O O P EN B Y A P P T 2 5 0 S a n t a M a r i a S t # 1 2 1 C B r i g h t S p a rk l i n g F i r s t F l o o r C o r n e r u n i t o n I C W 2b r / 2ba e x t e n d e d L i v i n g r m A d d l R o o m ( D e n O f f i c e D R ) R e n o v a t i o n s t h r u o u t P a t i o w / g a r d e n s F u l l y a p p o i nt e d C l u b h o u s e a n d H t d p o o l ,$ 3 6 9 0 0 094 1 4166 20 2 14CLASSIFIEDS E/N/C OUR TOWN NEIGHBORS SUN PHOTO BY T AMI GARC IAIslandWalk at the West Villag e s Vettes for Vets fundraising campaign group pre sented a check in the amount of $3, 190 to the Douglas T. Jacobson State Vete rans Home in Port Charlot t e April 5, long -surpassing their $2,500 goal. I slandWalk residents J a ck Viens, left, and Gary Spinazze, righ t, both co-chairs f o r Vettes for Vet s, M ark Craycraft, lifestyle director, IslandWalk at the West Villages and Grego r y J. Bevins president of the Douglas Jacobson Residents Fund, Inc. slandWalks Vettes for Vets presents check TODAY Woodcarving, Woodcarving and Woodburning eve ry Wed.8am to 12pm at the Cultu r al Center. Come and join in Be v 764-6452 TOPS C lub, Supportive grou p ta king off po unds se nsibly. 8 : 45-10:30 S PG Hgt s Civic Ctr 1 120 0 1 ST A v PG $ 4/m $32 /Y Fran 941-347-8151 Community Aw areness, Cultural Center 2280 Aa ron St. Come gather inform ation from community org anizations. All a re welcomed. Project Linus, Have Fun crochet knit quilt bla nkets fo r kid s in Ch arlotte County 9-11am New Day Ch urch 20212 Peachland Nancy 627-43 65 S tamp Corner Cultural C e n ter 2280 Aaron St. 9:00 am -12:30pm free. Come ha v e stamps appra ised, some for sale 941-625-4175. Nina & Pinta, Tours aboard t he Nina & Pinta Columbus R e pl ica Ships 9 a m -6 pm dock e d a t Fis hermens Village. 639-8721 Deep Cre ek Elk s 1 1-2 : 30 Lunch A m Leg 1 10 Bingo Early B irds 10:30 Hot Balls, progre ssiv e and specials. Am Legion Riders … Open to the public Eagle s, Eagle s 2 3111 Harborview Rd PC 941-629 -1645 lunch 1 1-2 pm din ner 5-8 Karaok e by Billy G, Quee n of Hearts 7:30pm TODAY H2U Wal k 15 Class, Mov ements w/music All ages & fitness levels Join u s from 8: 30-9:20 am. Suncoast Aud. 779 Medic a l Dr, $4 RSVP: 4 73-3919 Manasota Beach Yog a Yoga classes designed for all abil ities and ages. Locals and visitors welcome Free Will Do nation. M on thru Sat 9 a m Yoga f or E v ery Body, Join us for stretching, balance, rejuven ation! M-W-F 9-10am E nglewood Sports Complex $5 D enise Line Danci ng, 9:30 to 11:30 A me rican Legion Pos t 113, 3436 Indiana Road Rotonda West. 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APPLY IN PERSON 9:00am-3:00pm May 5th May 11th at 370 East Railroad Ave, Boca Grande or Email resume to Employees park at our shop in Englewood and ride to Boca Grande in company trucks. Competitive wages, paid holidays, 401(k). DFWP IN S TALLER/HELPER NEEDED for installation/manuf acturing of Hurricane Shutters. FL Drivers lic. required. Exp. helpful but will train the right person. (941)-485-5878 Venice PRESS OPERATORSun Coast Press, a rapidly growing daily and commercial printing shop, has the following full time employment opportunity. PRESS OPERATOR Minimum of 5 years experience operating a Goss urbanite or community single width press. Willingness to work day/night shift, weekends & holidays. Must be proficient with back to back color registration, folder/ 1/4 folder operations. Knowledge of autom atic pasters an d stacker operations a plus. Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, deadline and quality oriented environment. We offer health insurance, AFLAC, paid holidays, PTO, 401K. We are a drug & nicotine free workplace. Preemployment drug & nicotine screening required. Interested candidates please send your resume to Robin Marotta Production Manager PROPERTY MAINTENANCE in Boca Grande. Experienced electrical, carpentry, painting, gen maint, F/T with benefits and PTO. Email resume to SHUTTER ASSEMBLY & WAREHOUSE HELP FT/PT for installation/manufacturing of Hurricane Shutters. FL Drivers lic. required. Exp. helpful but will train the right person. (941)-485-5878 Venice TIRE CHANGER $500-$600 PER WEEK w/DL. Call 941-639-5681 TRUCK DRIVERS EQUIPMENT OPERATORS AND LABORERS DFWP Apply: DM Construction 3801 Henry St. Punta Gorda. Window & Door Manufacturing CompanyAccepting Applications for: PRODUCTION ASSOCIATEStarting hourly wage $13.82 Must have a High School Diploma or GED, Higher Education a plus, Good Work History, and Attention to detail. EOE/Drug-Free WorkplaceApply in person only: M-F 8am to 3pm 355 Center Court Venice, FL 34285 2060 MANAGEMENT Classified Telephone Sales Manager Do you love inside Telephone Sales? Would you like a well-known first-class product with repeat customers to sell to? The market-leading Sun newspaper is looking for a leader who can both sell individually and coach their inside sales team of five people.CLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGis an important part of Sun Newspapers success, and due to a retirement of our current manager, the primary leadership position in the classified advertising department of Sun Newspapers is available. This position is a sales management position that includes all major classifications: employment, real estate, automotive, services, and merchandise as well as obituary sales and public notices including legal advertising. This leadership position requires telephone sales management experience, coordination and management of daily operations of telephone sales, budgeting, and forecasting. The position requires superior customer service skills and an understanding of customer needs, as you will deal with local businesses and private party customers regularly. Daily classifieds, obituaries, and public notices are handled through proprietary software that facilitates both a print and online solution, therefore, the best candidate wil l have computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel) and must understand what available technologies capabilities are and how utilization at the maximum level will help to create revenue success. We offer: Competitive salary plus bonus opportunities Health and dental insurance Paid time off 401(k) Training Stable and secure company with advanc ement opportunities. We are a drug and nicotine free workplace. Pre-employment drug/ nicotine testing required.Please send your resume to: Sun Newspapers Glen Nickerson Publisher 23170 Harborview Road Port Charlotte, FL 33980 2100 GENERAL AREYOURETIREDANDMISSINGSOMETHINGINYOURLIFE??WEREYOURSUCCESSESINTHEWORLDHANDLEDWITHPRIDE& DETERMINATION? IFTHESETRAITSARESECONDNATURETOYOU, THENWEWOULDLIKETOTALKTOYOU! WEARESEEKINGATEAMOFREPRESENTATIVESTOREPRESENTUSASCIRCULATION SUBSCRIPTION SPECIALISTS**DEPENDABLETRANSPORTATIONISREQUIRED. WERECOGNIZETHATYOUVALUEAFLEXIBLESCHEDULE. IFINTERESTEDCONTACTJIMDEFALLE AT941-786-7676 BOAT DETAILERS NEEDED! POSSIBILTYTOEARN UPTO$20/HR DEPENDINGONEXP. & QUALITYOFWORK! MUST HAVEDL. YEARROUNDWORK. CONTACTOFFICEAT941-764-7928 609-618-0113 WAREHOUSE WORKER Venice Area, $10/hr to start, F/T, Mon-Fri. 1-800-396-9699 2100 GENERAL The Venice Gondolier Sun is now taking applications for carriers in Venice and surrounding areas. Must have dependable vehicle, a valid Florida Drivers License and proof of insurance. Apply in person: 200 E. Venice Ave. Venice, FL 34285 No Phone Calls Please. CARRIERS NEEDED CUSTOMER SERVICE REPS The Charlotte Sun Newspaper has full & part-time openings with weekends & holidays REQUIRED. We are seeking reliable, flexible, pleasant people with good phone skills, personality and the ability to handle customer relations. Computer experience mandatory, must be able to work in a fast-paced work environment. We are a drug & nicotine free workplace Pre-employment drug/nicotine testing required Email resum e tossampiere@sun-herald.comOr Apply in Person 23170 Harborview Road Charlotte Harbor Mon.-Fri. EOE Non Smoking Office FOOT ORTHOTIC LABLooking to train a Motivated, Mature, Enthuastic, team player with an eye for detail. Must be ready to work 40hrs per week and possible overtime when needed, 7am-3:30 Job includes working with Computers small machinery, cutting materials, Light to medium lifting Benefits & Raise after 90 days Send resume to: FULL TIME: IRRIGATION/MAINTENANCE Benefits … Paid Holidays Apply in Person-Pay based on Knowledge Gulf and Bay Club 5730 Midnight Pass Rd. Sarasota LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE in Boca Grande. Experienced for maintenance in private community. F/T with benefits and PTO. Email Resume to LANDSCAPE POSITIONS OPEN. Now hiring all levels of exp. Incl Bobcat operators, Irrigation tech landscape designers, and trimming crews. Any experience will be considered. Competitive pay based on expe rience. 941-474-0527 A-Z LAWNCARE/ LANDSCAPING SEEKINGLAWNCARE TECHS FT, YEARROUND,ANDPT. TOP PAY$12.00 $18/PER HOURBASEDON EXPERIENCE. ENGLEWOOD AREA, LV. MSG. (941)-270-0508 OR(941)-474-2554 LOOKING FOR AN ENJOYABLE POSITION WITH FLEXIBLE HOURS THAT FITS YOUR LIFESTYLE? IMMEDIATE OPENINGS for Representatives to Promote the Sun Newspapers at Various Locations Throughout the Local Area. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED WE WILL TRAIN! Perfect for Retired/Semi Retired, Outgoing, Dependable Who Can Set Their Own Schedule. Prior Self-Employed or Sales Experience a Plus. Positive Work Environment. Business Casua l Attire. Reliable Transportation and Cell Phone Required. Call Today for Interview 941-883-8590 or 941-268-5731 2100 GENERAL MAILROOMTHE CHARLOTTE SUN NEWSPAPERPart-time positions available. No Experience necessary. Be able to lift at least 20 lbs., willing to work flexible hours, able to work days or evenings.To fill out an Application Apply in person Mon.-Fri. 9-5 The Charlotte Sun Newspaper 23170 Harborview Road Charlotte Harbor, FL Please, No Phone Calls We are a drug and nicotine free workplace Pre-employment drug and nicotine te sting req uired MATES/DECK HANDS NEEDED PARTTIME. ROOMFOR ADVANCEMENT. MANDATORYDRUGTESTING. APPLYINPERSON. 10AM-2PM (M-F) 7075 PLACIDAROADENGLEWOOD, FL 33946 PAGE DESIGNERThe Charlotte Sun is looking for Part-Time layout/design help. InDesign experience is helpful. Job involves evenings and weekend hours. Send resume to The Sun is a drug/ nicotine-free workplace. PROOFREADER …THECHARLOTTESUNIS LOOKINGAPROOFREADER TOHELPPREVENTGRAM-MAR, SPELLINGANDPUNC-TUATIONMISTAKESINITS DAILYPUBLICATIONS. A STRONGUNDERSTAND-INGOFGRAMMARRULES ANDSPELLINGISNECES-SARY. KNOWLEDGEOFAPSTYLEISAPLUS. JOBIS PARTTIMEANDREQUIRES EVENINGANDWEEKENDS. SENDRESUMETO NLANE @ SUN HERALD COM THESUNISADRUG/NICOTINE-FREE WORKPLACE. Small Cabinet Shop In Port Charlotte Needs Full Time Cabinet Maker With Drivers License. Must Be Able To Laminate With Formica & Veneer 941-421-2338 2110 PART TIME/ TEMPORARY "AMBASSADORS" NEEDEDTOSOLICITSUBSCRIPTIONS FORTHEAWARDWINNING LOCALNEWSPAPERS, THESUN, ATSTOREFRONTSINTHEVENICE, NORTHPORTANDENGLEWOODAREAS. CONTACTJIMDEFALLEAT941-786-7676FORMOREINFORMATION. 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Page 40 E/N/C The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 1000REAL ESTATEWe Are Pledged To The Letter And Spirit of U.S. Policy For The Achievement Of Equal Housing Opportunity Throughout The Nation. We Encourage And Support An Affirmative Advertising And Marketing Program In Which there Are No Barriers To Obtaining Housing Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sec, Handicap, Familial Status Or National Origin.Ž REAL EST A TE 1010 16501010Open House 1015 Real Estate Auctions 1020Homes/General For Sale 1030Waterfront Homes For Sale 1031 Foreclosures For Sale 1035 Golf Course Community For Sale 1040Condos/Villas For Sal e 1060Townhouses For Sale 1070Duplexes For Sale 1075Tri-Plex For Sale 1080Apartments For Sale 1090Mobile Homes For Sal e 1100Interval Ownership 1100 Out of Area Homes For Sale 1115Trade/Exchange 1120Wanted To Buy RENT 1205 Lease Option 1210 Homes 1240Condos/Villas 1280 Townhouses 1300Duplexes 1320Apartments 1330Hotel/Motel 1340Mobile Homes 1345Misc. Rentals 1350Efficiencies 1360Room ToRent 1370Rentals To Share 1390Vacation/Seasonal 1420Wanted To Rent LOTS 1500Lots & Acreage 1515Waterfront 1520Out Of Area Lots 1530Commercial Lots 1540Trade/Exchange BUSINESS 1600Business For Sale 1610Business Rentals 1615Income Property 1620 Commercial/ Industrial Prop. 1640Warehouse & Storage 1650Farm/Ranches 1010 OPEN HOUSE 05/06/18 C a s h i n w i t h C l a s s 11174 CAMPAZZO DRIVEVENICE OPEN SUN 1-4 VENETIAN FALLS 2BR+ DEN/2BAVILLATURNKEY WITHALLTHEUPGRADES. INCLUD-INGENGINEEREDFLOORING&CROWNMOLDINGTHROUGHT-OUT. $249,000. Debra Villari 609-458-4627 Berkshire Hathaway REDUCED! 12 CADDY RD ROTONDA WEST 33947 OPEN BY APPT.Drop Dead Gorgeous 3/2/2 Golf Course Pool Home in Charlotte County's Premiere Subdivision. Minutes drive to Fishing, Sailing, and the Gulf of Mexico beaches. This home will not disappoint! Offered at $259,900FLA GOLF PROPERTIES INC 941-698-4653 20520 CAPELLO DR. OPEN SUN 1-4PMVenetian Falls LuxurIous 2br/2ba Home with 2 Car gar. Beautiful Open floor plan, Tile throughtout with extended screened in lanai. $314,900. Debra Villari 609-458-4627 Berkshire Hathaway 2111 COLLINGSWOOD BLVD PORT CHARLOTTE OPEN SAT. & SUN. 1-3 3/2/2 POOLHOMECLOSETO ALLAMENITIES. $259,900. CALL(941)-268-0830 1010 OPEN HOUSE 67 OAKLAND HILLS CT ROTONDA WEST 33947 OPEN BY APPT. One of a kind Rotonda Golf Course Pool Home on 1.5 lots 1983 Built 1744 sq ft with Vaulted ceilings and clerestory windows. Tiled through out awesome views and privacy on this quiet cul-de-sac street. $189,900 FLA GOLF PROPERTIES INC 941-698-4653 68 OAKLAND HILLS CT ROTONDA WEST 33947 OPEN BY APPT.Classic Florida Golf-Course Pool Home 3 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car Garage located along the 3rd fairway of Rotonda Hills Course on a quiet cul-de-sac street. Updated and well maintained. Offered @ $219,500 byFLA GOLF PROPERTIES INC 941-698-4653 742-H AVENIDA ESTANCIA #112 VENICE TURNKEY* OPEN BY APPT. ESTANCIASOFCAPRIISLESVERYDESIRABLE2BR/2BA ENDUNITWITHLOTSOFSUNLIGHTANDGREATGOLF COURSEVIEWS. Debra Villari 609-458-4627Berkshire Hathaway ADVANTAGE REALTY INC.OPEN HOUSE TODAY11AM 2PM557 Meridan Ave., P.C. $199,900 Pool Home 1500 Sqft 3 Br, 2 Ba, 2 Car Garage. Tiled throughout. Quiet Neighborhood. Motivated Seller. (S on 41, R on West Tarpon, R on Meridan)941-255-5300 CLASSIFIED WORKS! FIVE STAR REALTY OPEN HOUSEStop by Five Star Realty to pick up a home tour flyer with directions.ŽSunday 5/6/2018: 281 Skylark Lane NW, Port Charlotte, FL 33952, 11:00AM-1:00PM 3800 Bal Harbor Blvd #315, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 11:00AM-2:00PM 1224 Swan Court, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, 12:00PM-3:00PM 3538 Saint Florent Court, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, 1:00PM-3:00PM 214 Stanhope Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33954, 2:00PM-4:00PMF OR MORE INFORMATION AND PHOTOS VISIT : WWW FIVESTARREALTY COM / BLOG / OPEN FRI.-SUN. 11-3 4300 RIVERSIDEDR. LOT1 PUNTAGORDA, 55+ RIVERFORESTVILLAGECOMM. ONPEACERIVER. 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CLUBMEMBERSHIP, ISOP-TIONALMAKEYOURAPTTO SEETODAY, CALLDEBRAA VILLARIPLLC AT941-207-5057Berkshire Hathaway OPEN MON.-SAT. 11:00AM-4:00PM 195 HARBOR BLVD. PORT CHARLOTTE 3/2/2 Oversized Garage, Designer Ceiling, Travertine Floors, Solid Wood Cabinetry, Granite, Impact Glass, Spray Foam Insulation. MODEL HOME $240,000 Call Julia 941-258-3739 OPEN SAT.-SUN. 12PM-4PM 342 Monaco Dr. P.G.I. 3/2.5/2 3,300sf. 80 WATERFRONT Home. Heated Infinity Pool w/ Waterfalls & Infinity Stone Spa. LP Gas, Fireplace, Impact Windows $725,000 518-810-5070 OPEN SUN 1 3 3538 SAINT FLORENT. BSI WATERFRONT 3/2/2 WITHLARGELOTAND LANAI, POOL, NEWKITCHEN,GORGEOUS, QUICKTIMETOHARBOR.$485K. ROBYN SIGURDSON 941-662-9636 FIVE STAR REALTY OPEN SUN. NOON-3PM 1505 San Marino Ct Punta Gorda Isles Waterfront Pool Home Southern Pool Exposure, 50' Dock, 13,000# Boat Lift, Quick Open Water Access and More. $379,000. Kay Bryan, ReMax Anchor Realty 239-218-7429 PORT CHARLOTTE OPEN SUN. 1PM-4PM 1078 SANGERST. GREAT2+ DEN, 1.5 BATHS, 1CG. NEW ROOF, A/C, KITCHEN& MORE!! $159,900.JACKIEROBERTSON, COLDWELLBANKERRES. (941)-441-7223 1010 OPEN HOUSE PUNTA GORDA SUN 1-3PM 10101 Burnt Store Rd #106 2/1.5 2006 Modular Home in 55+ River Haven Community. Beautifully maintained & Mainteneance Free. $77,000 Thomas Sons Keller Williams Island Life Real Estate. 941-889-9509 PUNTA GORDA SUN. 1-4PM 95 Sabal Drive. Gorgeous canal home boaters dream! 3bedroom 2 bath with large pool. Or Call for private showing Pam Johnston Fine Properties 941-323-8442 1020 HOUSES FOR SALE $169,900. New Custom Homes From $169,900. on Your Lot or Ours. Custom 3/2/2, 1600+ sf., Classic Series. Prompt Delivery. Reliance Project Mgm`t Call Today For Plans & Your Tour! CGC#1512533 941-468-8300 SELLING YOUR HOME, CONDO, OR LOT? WE CAN HELP YOU. Advertise your home, condo, or lot with us and reach over 150,000 readers in Charlotte, Sarasota, & DeSoto Counties and online everyday. Ask about our 90 day special. Call one of our classified experts for all the details at 866-463-1638 Realtors Welcome! 4.52 Acres in Punta Gorda w/home, open field, woods Build outbuilding for cars, barn, workshop near town, I-75 $375,000 Ann Keohan 941-441-6867 Premier Sotheby's Realty LAKE SUZY ESTATES UNDER $250,000 YOUR3/2/2 LAKEFRONTHOME ON2 LOTSWITHDOCKAWAITS!HARDWOODFLOORS, KITCHEN ANDMASTERBATHUPGRADES W/GRANITE, 450 SQFT SCREENEDFLA. ROOM, $246,500. JOHNMITANA, COLDWELLBANKERSUNSTAR941-268-0776 Getthe Getthe WordoutWordoutAdvertise Advertise inthe inthe Classifieds! Classifieds! NEW CUSTOM HOME 1493 Navigator Road Beautiful NEW Construction 3 bdrm, 2 bath, 3 car garage, Home on Deep Creek Golf Course. 2,000 sq.ft. All Custom Upgrades. $299,900 941-626-7682 NORTH PORT3/2/2POOL HOME! 1841 SF, DESIGNERTILE, DEN, GREATROOM, LARGELANAI, ALLNEWSS APPLIANCES, CARPETALLOWANCE, CATHEDRALCEILINGS& MORE!! $247,500. RICHARDLUNDGREN, HORIZONREALTYINTERNATIONALOFVENICE. 941-276-0029 1020 HOUSES FOR SALE NORTH PORT 5206 SAN LUIS TERR. Immaculate 1800 SF 3/2/2 Pool Home on City Water & with Brand NEW Septic and new electrical panel, on lushly landscaped, fenced lot in family oriented neighborhood just 1/2 Mile From US-41. $250,000 PATTYGILLESPIE, REMAXANCHOR941-875-2755 NORTH PORT 7818 Taplin Ave A PACKAGE OF SUPERLATIVES! Great location. Quality construction. Meticulously maintained. Easy living all wrapped up in this gorgeous 1800 SF Windemere 3/2/2 with pool and heated waterfall spa on fully fenced lot and includes 2nd Lot all for $259K Patty Gillespie Remax Anchor 941-875-2755 NEEDCASH? HaveAGarage Sale! PORT CHARLOTTE $209,500 Almost NEW, Best Price!! Built in 2015. Villa Milano is a lovely gated, deed restricted community so convenient to all things! The 1874 sq ft 3 bd, 2 bath, 2 car gar home enjoys a huge 10x30 screened lanai. Call Pat Walker 941-276-4674 REMAX Anchor Realty PORT CHARLOTTE 15349 Mille Fiore Blvd., WATER-FRONT with ULTIMATE PRIVACY in NW Port Charlotte's expanding GATED COMMUNITY of Villa Milano, Spectacular custom 1-owner Mediterranean design 2200 SF LIGHT, BRIGHT, open great room comcept with formal dining room, 3-Bedrooms + Den/Office. Low HOA ($98/MO) $340,000 Patty Gillespie Remax Anchor 941-875-2755 PORT CHARLOTTENEW CONTRUCTION JUST COMPLETED! Almost 1700 sq ft, 3 bd, 2 bath 2 car gar. Tiled throughout! Granite counters, stainless appliances, soft close drawers and doors, pavers on driveway and walkways and lanai. Great neighborhood! $249,500 Call Pat Walker 941-276-4674 REMAX Anchor Realty PUNTA GORDA3/2.5/1 + EXTRALOT! NEWIN2016, POOL& CAGE. EVERYTHINGNEW! CABINETS, SS APPL., GRANITE, 90% TILE, REPIPE& LANDSCAPING. GORGEOUSIN-SIDE& OUT! COMMUNITYBOATRAMP. $219,000 941-661-2667 PUNTA GORDA Estate Sale 3/2/2 cathedral ceilings, open concept, split floor plan, spacious master suite, glass sliders to lanai with hot tub, covered front porch with lake view, River access, $199,000. Furnishings available. 941-575-7006 VENICE-BEAUTIFULGATEDSTONEYBROOK, LOADSOFAMENI-TIES! 4/2.5/3 + FAMILYROOM, 3518 TOTALSF, GRANITECOUN-TERTOPS, SS APPLIANCES, 2 LANAIS, TENNIS, HEATEDCOMMU-NITYPOOL, CLUBHOUSE, PICKLE-BALL, FITNESSROOMANDMORE! $359,900.609-238-3869 1030 WATERFRONT HOMES 1778 BAYSHORE DR. $1,299,500.00 GATEDESTATEONLEMONBAY ISLIKETHREEHOUSESINONE! INSPIREDBYBEAURIVAGERESORT. WHATYOUFINDONCE YOUGETHEREWILLMAKEYOU WANTTOSTAY. NANCYHYDE PARSLEY-BALDWINREALTYCELL941.539.9616 GARDENS OF GULF COVE POOL HOME!6220 Coralberry Terr. 33981. 2/2 on Canal, Move in Ready. $164,900. Call Listing Agent Ron DeNichilo Cell 201-390-9544 Keller Williams Realty Gold F i n d i t i n t h e C l a s s i f i e d s One of the most inexpensive Newest WATERFRONT homes on the market! 2006 POOL HOME 3/2/2 with over 1,700 SqFt of Living Area. Nice Upgrades throughout and goregous expansive water views! Only 1 Mile and 1 bridge to the open waters of the Charlotte Harbor and Gulf of Mexico! Listed at: $329,000Brady McGuire941-204-5840 RE/MAX Palm Realty PORT CHARLOTTE Old Grass y Pointe 3/2/2 Sailboat Home 3263 Sq ft/ 2034 under air, di rect access, s/s kitchen, j acuzzi, all tile, tile & screened lanai, 10,000 lbs lift, Private Sale. $396,000 (239)464-3185 ROTONDA 3/2/2 Waterfront home with large fenced in yard. Furniture and Appliances included. By Owner $189,900 941-662-6250 WHO YOU GONNA CALL?AMIDSTALLTHENOISE1 COMPANYSINCE1975 941-629-3188 1040 CONDOS/VILLAS FOR SALE COASTAL CAPE HAZE LUXURY CONDO OPEN HOUSE BY APPT. 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Cond. asking $90/obo 941 380-7224 S HELVIN G UNIT RATTAN 36X12X72 OFF WHITE RECON DITIONED $60 941-202-3696 6035 FURNITURE EFFECTIVE MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2018 You Can Find Classified Ads On Our Website 7 Days a Week & in Print WednesdaySunday in the Charlotte Sun, North Port Sun and Englewood Sun as Well as Wednesday & Saturday in the Venice Gondolier We No longer Will Have a Classified Section on Monday or Tuesday in Print. IMPORTANT CHANGE PLEASE READ SO FA BY Kroehler, 86 Žx 38 Ž, 3 cushion,fabric,,exc. cond. $350 941-625-5632 SOFA cocoa fl ora l custom $275, OBO 330-509-1111 SOFA SLEEPER Floral Design, Good Shape! $40 941-249-7070 SO FA, Love S eat, C hair & O ttoman. Palm tree design. 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Great sound upgrade. $75, OBO 941-258-1118 S UBW OO FER BLA C K O ptimus 120 watt powered subwoofer. $100, OBO 941-258-1118 W ALKIE TALKIE new $2 5 941-218-4502 W ARRI O R DR O NE New in box 2.4ghz real time video & image $75 941-421-9984 W IND O W S 7 Pro f essional Pro gram New never opened $50 941-421-9984 6040 TV/STEREO/RADIO DVDS & VHS tapes M any to choose from-just make offergreat shape $1 941-445-5619 TV R C A 2 7Ž with remote great condition $25 941-228-1745 TV R C A CO L O R TRAKPLU S 27Ž monitor, not flat screen $30 941-303-2957 TV SO NY 4 0 in. 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Great condition. $150 615-946-0926 6170 BUILDING SUPPLIES A LUM HURRI C ANE PANEL S Used. priced per foot GoodCond $3, OBO 941-697-5996 D OO R L OC K LEVER HANDLE LOCK, NIB. $25 941-627-6780 ELECTRIC DISCONNECT 60 amp 240 volt $20 941-228-1745 HURRICANE PANELS Al um, Miami Dade Approved. 5 panels 84ŽX15Ž with all chanel hardware $350. Additional HURRICANE PANELS, to fit lanai, 256Ž X 8. 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(941)763-4818 6260 MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE 200 45RPM records you pick $1.00 each. 941-496-9252 A REA RU G 8 x11 BUR G ANDY GREEN FLORAL NO PETS EXC CD $175 941-202-9172 A UT O DA S H C over f or 20 1 2 to 2015 FOCUS saves the dash from UV $20 941-429-0681 B OO T S white rubber size 11, new $12 941-496-9252 C AT T O Y S asst.o f toys tunnel chase mouse .must see ex $20 941-391-6377 C EILIN G FAN 5 2 Ž BRU S HED NICKLE NEW IN BOX $35 941268-8951 C HAR CO AL G RILL Weber 1 8 Ž Charcoal Kettle Grill (NEW) $45 941-676-2019 EMER G EN C Y KIT 71 piece auto travel new in box $20 941585-8149 G ENERAT O R H O NDA $ 5 00 941-497-6520 LASER DISC Vid eo $15 941-496-9252 6260 MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE $75.00 per panel SLIDING GLASS DOOR REPAIRS Wheels Tracks & LocksLicensed & Insured, Free Est. since 1981 visit us at www. Call Bob 941-706-6445 Owned and operated by Local Fire fighter. L o w o v e r h e a d = L o w p r i c e s FIREWOOD Split, Bundled, and ready for the firepit! Perfect for these cooler nights! Pine, Oak, Citrus 941-468-4372 HAND T OO L S TABLE FULL TOOLS ASSORTED $25 941-391-6377 KEYBOARD Y ama h a All ne w Keyboard, stand and bench. $150 941-295-6948 METAL DETECTOR Whi te, Beach Hunter 300 Battery, CD, Carring bag, Head phone and di rections $250 941-347-8150 PI C TURE FRAME S 15 small various sizes $3 941-585-8149 RECORD COLLECTION includes album covers 5 0 cents each. Entire collection. 941-496-9252 SURVEYORS WALK measur i ng wheel $25 941-496-9252 W IRE S HELVIN G 6 pieces (3  4) + hardware $5 941-585 8149 6270 WANTED TO BUY/TRADE BUYIN G CO IN S AND C UR RENCY COLLECTIONS FAIR $100 941-524-2358 BUYING SILVER COINS DIMES Thru SILVER DOLLARS. 941-626-7785 EXER C I S E BIKE LIFE C Y C LE, OR FITNESS OR PROFORM $50 941-627-6780 7000TRANSPORTATION 7020 BUICK 20 1 3 BUI C K EN C LAVE $23,990. GOLD, NAV, 41K MI. 855-280-4707 DLR 7030 CADILLAC 20 14 C ADILLA C C T S $22,911. 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The News Wire Sunday, May 6, 2018 STATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS € WEATHER WOMANS GRUESOME ROACHINEAR TALE GOES VIRALSee page 8. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. „ A robotic geologist armed with a hammer and quake monitor rocketed toward Mars on Saturday, aiming to land on the red planet and explore its mysterious insides. In a twist, NASA launched the Mars InSight lander from California rather than Floridas Cape Canaveral. It was the “rst interplanetary mission ever to depart from the West Coast, drawing pre-dawn crowds to fog-socked Vandenberg Air Force Base and rocket watchers down the California coast into Baja. This is a big day. Were going back to Mars!Ž NASAs new boss, Jim Bridenstine, said following liftoff. This is an extraordinary mission with a whole host of “rsts.Ž The spacecraft will take more than six months to get to Mars and start its unprecedented geologic excavations, traveling 300 million miles to get there. InSight will dig deeper into Mars than ever before „ nearly 16 feet, or 5 meters „ to take the planets temperature. It will also attempt to make the “rst measurements of marsquakes, using a high-tech seismometer placed directly on the Martian surface. Thats the real payoff of this whole mission and thats still lying ahead of us,Ž said the missions chief scientist, Bruce Banerdt of NASAs Jet Propulsion NASA launches spacecraft to Mars to dig down deepBy MARCIA DUNNAP AEROSPACE WRITERDALLAS „ Months after the horror of the Parkland school shootings in Florida, President Donald Trump stood before cheering members of the National Ri”e Association and urged them to elect more Republicans to Congress to defend gun rights. Trump claimed that Democrats want to outlaw gunsŽ and said if the nation takes that drastic step, it might as well ban all vans and trucks because they are the new weapons for maniac terrorists.Ž We will never give up our freedom. We will live free and we will die free,Ž Trump said Friday as he tried to rally progun voters for the 2018 congressional elections. Weve got to do great in 18.Ž Activists energized by shootings at schools, churches and elsewhere are also focused on those elections. In the aftermath of the February school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left 17 dead and many more wounded, Trump had temporarily strayed from gun rights dogma. During a televised gun meeting with lawmakers in late February, he wagged his “nger at a Republican senator and scolded him for being afraid of the NRA,Ž declaring that he would stand up to the group and “nally get results in quelling gun violence. But he later backpedaled on that tough talk. He was clearly back in the fold at the NRAs annual convention, pledging that Americans Second Amendment right to bear arms will never ever be under siege as long as I am your president.Ž Trump brie”y referenced the Parkland shootings in his speech, saying that he mourned for the victims and Trump at NRA: He wont let right to bear arms be under siegeBy CATHERINE LUCEYASSOCIATED PRESSPAHOA, Hawaii „ Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow. Lava spurted from volcanic vents, toxic gas “lled the air and strong earthquakes „ including a magnitude 6.9 temblor on Friday „ rocked an already jittery population. The trifecta of natural threats forced the evacuation of more than 1,700 people from communities near the lava and prompted the closure of parks, college campuses and a section of the main road through the area on the Big Islands southern tip. Five structures have burned and thousands of customers brie”y lost power from one of the larger quakes. Tesha MirahŽ Montoya, 45, said toxic fumes escaping from the lava vents werent enough to make her family evacuate, but the tipping point were the earthquakes. I felt like the whole side Hawaiians brace for long upheaval as erupting Kilauea boilsBy CALEB JONES and AUDREY MCAVOYASSOCIATED PRESS ERUPTING | 2 MARS | 2 NRA | 3WASHINGTON „ President Donald Trump seems determined to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal next week, with U.S. of“cials suggesting that any initial diplomatic turbulence will be followed by negotiations for a new agreement. But Iran is ruling out new talks, calling the current agreement nonnegotiable.Ž And Americas European allies continue to back it, saying the deal has been essential to reining in Irans nuclear program. As U.S. allies and the government in Tehran question what might follow a U.S. withdrawal, the Trump administration remains focused on how it could toughen or replace the agreement to address issues such as Irans behavior in the Middle East „ including its “rm foothold in Syria and support for Hezbollah militants that threaten Israel „ and its continuing development of ballistic missiles. Trump hinted at his thinking Monday. While refusing to reveal what hell do by May 12, he repeated his belief the existing deal is a horrible agreement for the United States.Ž But, he added, That doesnt mean I wouldnt negotiate a new agreement.Ž Iranian President Hassan Rouhanis government says the U.S. is bullyingŽ his country. Iran has long claimed that the U.S. isnt fully complying with its side of the deal „ a requirement that world powers ease economic sanctions „ and that uncertainty about the agreements future has stymied investment. Let me make it absolutely clear once and for all: We will neither outsource our security, nor will we renegotiate or add on to a deal we have already implemented in good US looks beyond Iran nuclear-deal deadlineBy NICK WADHAMSBLOOMBERG NEWSIRAN | 3 PHOTOS PROVIDED BY BILL INGALLS/NASA VIA APThis image provided by NASA, InSight spacecraft launches onboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas-V rocket, Saturday, from Vandenber g Air Force Base, Calif. InSight, short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, is a Mars lander designed to study the inner spaceŽ of Mars. In this photo released by NASA, the mobile service tower at SLC-3 is rolled back to reveal the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas-V rocket with NASAs InSight spacecraft onboard, Friday. AP PHOTOPresident Donald Trump gestures to the audience after speaking at the National Rie Association annual convention in Dallas, Friday. U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY VIA APThis Friday aerial image released by the U.S. Geological Survey, at 12:46 p.m. HST, a column of robust, reddish-brown ash plume occurred after a magnitude 6.9 South Flank of Kilauea earthquake shook the Big Island of Hawaii, Hawaii. The Kilauea volcano sent more lava into Hawaii communities Friday, a day after forcing more than 1,500 people to ee from their mountainside homes, and authorities detected high levels of sulfur gas that could threaten the elderly and people with breathing problems. AP PHOTOResidents from the lava aected areas of the Big Island hold a prayer before the start of a community meeting with local authorities at Pahoa High School, Friday in Pahoa, Hawaii.


Page 2 The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTPartly sunny with a t-storm Partly cloudyHIGH 86 LOW 6955% chance of rain 20% chance of rainMostly sunny and pleasant90 / 6615% chance of rain MONDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATUREMostly sunny, a shower in the afternoon92 / 6555% chance of rain TUESDAYMostly sunny91 / 675% chance of rain WEDNESDAYAn afternoon thunderstorm possible91 / 6830% chance of rain FRIDAYIntervals of clouds and sunshine91 / 6710% chance of rain THURSDAY 2 5 11 7 2 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 380-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : 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 AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Temperatures TemperaturesSource : National Allergy Bureau CONDITIONS TODAY AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX WEATHER HISTORY WEATHER TRIVIA’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE768795948586Air Quality Index readings as of SaturdayMain pollutant: ParticulatesPunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Saturday Sebring through 2 p.m. Saturday Venice through 2 p.m. Saturday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.03Ž Month to date 0.03Ž Normal month to date 0.27Ž Year to date 4.35Ž Normal year to date 9.81Ž Record 1.96Ž (1978) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.12Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sat. 0.00Ž Month to date 0.00Ž Normal month to date 0.24Ž Year to date 2.51Ž Normal year to date 11.21Ž Record 1.96Ž (1986) High/Low 89/63 Normal High/Low 88/64 Record High 95 (2002) Record Low 50 (1971) High/Low 83/67 High/Low 88/66 Normal High/Low 84/65 Record High 92 (2003) Record Low 49 (1963)Pollen Index readings as of Saturday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 1.15 1.59 2.03 5.80/1994 May 0.03 2.74 2.50 9.45/1991 J un. 14.79 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 4.35 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Mon.Apalachicola 85 63 c 87 63 s Bradenton 84 71 t 86 68 s Clearwater 84 72 pc 87 69 s Coral Springs 88 72 pc 88 73 pc Daytona Beach 83 68 c 84 66 pc Fort Lauderdale 86 74 pc 87 73 pc Fort Myers 87 72 s 90 69 s Gainesville 89 62 c 90 61 s Jacksonville 88 63 c 85 63 sh Key Largo 84 74 pc 85 74 pc Key West 84 76 sh 84 75 s Lakeland 86 67 t 90 65 s Melbourne 88 72 c 86 71 pc Miami 86 71 pc 87 71 pc Naples 86 73 s 87 70 s Ocala 87 62 pc 89 59 s Okeechobee 87 68 c 87 67 pc Orlando 87 69 c 90 66 pc Panama City 82 62 pc 84 61 s Pensacola 86 63 s 87 64 s Pompano Beach 87 74 sh 86 74 pc St. Augustine 82 68 pc 82 66 pc St. Petersburg 85 71 t 89 70 s Sarasota 83 70 pc 86 67 s Tallahassee 89 62 c 91 60 s Tampa 85 72 pc 90 69 s Vero Beach 88 70 c 87 69 pc West Palm Beach 87 72 sh 85 72 pc Punta 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 TIDES MARINEPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays AIRPORTToday 7:00p 2:58a ----Mon. 12:02p 3:59a 8:08p 2:38p Today 9:51a 1:14a 5:37p 10:44a Mon. 10:39a 2:15a 6:45p 12:54p Today 3:43p 12:10a ----Mon. 4:43p 1:11a ----Today 7:32p 3:27a ----Mon. 12:34p 4:28a 8:40p 3:07p Today 3:52p ------Mon. 8:54a 12:54a 5:00p 11:33a S 7-14 1-3 Light NNW 8-16 1-2 LightFt. Myers 87/72 sun afternoon Punta Gorda 88/68 storms afternoon Sarasota 83/70 part cldy all day The Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise Set 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. SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLEForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018Last May 7 New May 15 First May 21 Full May 29 Today 1:03 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Monday 1:46 a.m. 12:52 p.m. Today 6:46 a.m. 8:04 p.m. Monday 6:46 a.m. 8:05 p.m. Today 11:42a 5:30a ---5:54p Mon. 12:06a 6:20a 12:32p 6:43p Tue. 12:55a 7:07a 1:18p 7:30p Monterrey 84/61 Chihuahua 86/59 Los Angeles 81/58 Washington 71/56 New York 63/52 Miami 86/71 Atlanta 78/60 Detroit 74/43 Houston 87/62 Kansas City 81/51 Chicago 64/44 Minneapolis 75/54 El Paso 91/65 Denver 74/53 Billings 79/54 San Francisco 64/52 Seattle 72/53 Toronto 62/40 Montreal 58/40 Winnipeg 70/47 Ottawa 60/35 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 WWeather (W): s -sunny, pc -partly cloudy, c -cloudy, sh -showers, t -thunderstorms, r -rain, sf -snow flurries, sn -snow, i -ice. THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesPublication date: 05/6/18 Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon. Today Mon.Albuquerque 85 59 pc 88 61 c Anchorage 45 34 sh 48 37 pc Atlanta 78 60 pc 80 60 s Baltimore 69 53 t 73 51 s Billings 79 54 pc 77 54 pc Birmingham 81 61 s 81 56 t Boise 84 52 pc 79 53 pc Boston 62 49 sh 57 44 pc Buffalo 68 38 sh 60 39 s Burlington, VT 59 41 sh 60 41 s Charleston, WV 69 51 r 70 52 pc Charlotte 82 57 pc 78 57 pc Chicago 64 44 sh 65 46 s Cincinnati 77 51 t 70 49 pc Cleveland 71 48 t 60 45 s Columbia, SC 88 60 pc 84 59 pc Columbus, OH 76 52 t 69 49 pc Concord, NH 65 45 r 65 37 pc Dallas 88 63 s 92 66 pc Denver 74 53 pc 80 50 c Des Moines 75 50 pc 75 52 s Detroit 74 43 sh 66 45 s Duluth 63 40 pc 75 49 s Fairbanks 53 32 pc 52 33 pc Fargo 74 45 pc 79 54 s Hartford 64 48 sh 69 42 s Helena 77 50 t 69 48 pc Honolulu 82 68 s 81 71 s Houston 87 62 s 91 64 pc Indianapolis 77 48 t 71 47 pc Jackson, MS 82 58 s 85 58 pc Kansas City 81 51 pc 77 53 s Knoxville 73 55 sh 75 55 pc Las Vegas 99 73 pc 99 73 s Los Angeles 81 58 pc 79 59 pc Louisville 80 58 t 74 54 pc Memphis 84 61 s 78 57 pc Milwaukee 58 42 c 62 46 s Minneapolis 75 54 s 80 56 s Montgomery 83 58 s 84 59 t Nashville 80 58 pc 73 56 t New Orleans 85 67 s 88 68 s New York City 63 52 sh 68 52 s Norfolk, VA 77 60 c 68 57 pc Oklahoma City 88 59 s 83 63 pc Omaha 79 49 pc 78 54 s Philadelphia 65 53 sh 71 46 s Phoenix 106 78 pc 104 75 s Pittsburgh 66 48 r 67 48 s Portland, ME 65 46 sh 59 39 pc Portland, OR 70 53 pc 76 54 s Providence 63 49 sh 64 42 s Raleigh 80 56 c 76 52 pc Salt Lake City 88 60 pc 82 56 pc St. Louis 79 51 c 75 52 s San Antonio 87 60 s 89 61 s San Diego 72 58 pc 70 58 pc San Francisco 64 52 pc 68 53 pc Seattle 72 53 pc 72 52 s Washington, DC 71 56 t 74 54 pc Amsterdam 75 52 s 75 54 s Baghdad 94 72 s 86 68 pc Beijing 83 52 s 85 52 pc Berlin 71 48 pc 76 50 s Buenos Aires 72 65 pc 75 64 pc Cairo 82 67 c 86 67 s Calgary 73 49 pc 68 45 c Cancun 88 67 pc 89 69 pc Dublin 66 46 pc 64 46 pc Edmonton 77 51 s 71 47 c Halifax 58 42 c 51 36 pc Kiev 73 54 pc 76 59 pc London 75 51 s 78 51 s Madrid 75 52 pc 76 56 t Mexico City 76 56 pc 74 55 pc Montreal 58 40 c 57 38 s Ottawa 60 35 c 58 35 s Paris 79 54 s 79 54 s Regina 78 50 s 77 48 pc Rio de Janeiro 82 69 pc 80 71 sh Rome 69 58 pc 71 58 t St. Johns 58 39 s 49 33 r San Juan 83 75 sh 85 75 pc Sydney 71 58 s 76 59 s Tokyo 78 65 pc 73 61 r Toronto 62 40 sh 59 38 s Vancouver 66 52 pc 63 49 s Winnipeg 70 47 s 82 48 sHigh ................... 101 at Thermal, CALow ......... 20 at Antero Reservoir, CO(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)74On May 6, 1975, near Omaha, Neb., a tornado killed three people, injured 133 and caused $150 million in damage. Q: What is the record high temperature for the United States in May?A: 124 F at Salton, Calif., on May 27, 1896. Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Hull Arcadia Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port 86/69 87/68 88/69 88/69 88/68 88/68 86/67 87/67 88/68 85/72 84/71 83/73 83/70 87/72 87/68 88/68 88/69 88/68 88/69 87/67 88/68 87/66 86/67 85/71 87/68 81/71 83/70 83/70 88/68 84/69 83/70 86/67 83/70 84/72 82/73 86/72 86/71 86/69 FROM PAGE ONE/WEATHER Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Although fog prevented Banerdt from seeing the liftoff of the $1 billion U.S.-European mission, he heard the roar of the rocket and all the blaring car alarms it set off. It was just an incredible moment,Ž Banerdt told The Associated Press by phone. Despite the challenges still ahead, I think I can bask in a little bit of satisfaction and just feeling like we really accomplished something today.Ž Besides InSight, the United Launch Alliances Atlas V rocket gave a lift to a pair of mini test satellites, or CubeSats, that are trailing InSight to Mars to serve as a potential communication link. Nicknamed WALL-E and EVE from the 2008 animated movie, the twin briefcase-size spacecraft popped off the rockets upper stage in hot pursuit of InSight, as elated launch controllers applauded and shook hands following the mornings success. NASA hasnt put a spacecraft down on Mars since the Curiosity rover in 2012. The U.S., in fact, is the only country to successfully land and operate a spacecraft at Mars. Its tough, complicated stuff. Only about 40 percent of all missions to Mars from all countries „ orbiters and landers alike „ have proven successful over the decades. If all goes well, the three-legged InSight will descend by parachute and engine “rings onto a ”at equatorial region of Mars „ believed to be free of big, potentially dangerous rocks „ on Nov. 26. Once down, it will stay put, using a mechanical arm to place the science instruments on the surface. Banerdt said Mars is ideal for learning how the rocky planets of our solar system formed 4.5 billion years ago. Unlike our active Earth, Mars hasnt been transformed by plate tectonics and other processes, he noted. InSight might also help explain why some planets „ like ours „ went on to develop life, while others did not. Over the course of two Earth years „ or one Martian year „ NASA expects InSights three main experiments to provide a true 3-D image of the interior of Mars. Scientists know Mars has an iron core and a crust, but beyond that, the inside is basically, completely unknown,Ž said Banerdt. The lander is equipped with a seismometer for measuring marsquakes, a self-hammering probe for burrowing beneath the surface, and a radio system for tracking the spacecrafts position and planets wobbly rotation, thereby revealing the size and composition of Mars core. InSight, for seismologists, will really be a piece of history, a new page of history,Ž said the Paris Institute of Earth Physics Philippe Lognonne, lead scientist of the InSight seismometer. Problems with the French-supplied seismometer kept InSight from launching two years ago. California was always part of the plan. NASA normally launches from Cape Canaveral, but decided to switch to California for InSight to take advantage of a shorter ”ight backlog. This was the “rst U.S. interplanetary mission to launch from somewhere other than Cape Canaveral. The fog ruined the view for those gathered at Vandenberg along the central California coast. But it was a marvelous sight farther south. The rockets bright orange ”ame was visible for some time as it arced upward across the dark sky west of greater Los Angeles. Not even two weeks on the job, NASAs new administrator, Bridenstine, observed the launch on monitors at space agency headquarters in Washington. I cant think of a better way to start my day!Ž Bridenstine tweeted. United Launch Alliances president, Tory Bruno, also took to Twitter to celebrate. Next stop: Mars.ŽMARSFROM PAGE 1 NASA/JPL-CALTECH VIA APThis illustration made available by NASA on March 29, shows the twin Mars Cube One (MarCO) spacecraft ying over Mars with Earth and the sun in the distance. The MarCOs will be the rst CubeSats „ a kind of modular, mini-satellite „ own into deep space. Theyre designed to y along behind NASAs InSight lander on its cruise to Mars. of our hill was going to explode,Ž she said. The earthquake was what made us start running and start throwing guinea pigs and bunnies in the car.Ž Montoya, her husband and daughter dont know how long they will be away from the three-story octagonal house they built nearly 20 years ago from a patch of raw jungle.Ž My heart and souls there,Ž she said in a phone interview from a cabin on the north side of the Big Island, where the family had hunkered down. Im nothing without the land. Its part of my being.Ž Tina Neal, the scientist in charge of the U.S. Geological Surveys Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, warned distressed residents at a community meeting late Friday that eruptions could last longer than the ones from earlier this week, and earthquakes and aftershocks could continue for days, even weeks. Gary McMillan said his home is about 3,000 feet from one of the “ssures that is spewing lava and gas into Leilani Estates. He has remote cameras set up in his home and says that as of now his home is still intact. Hes living out of his van with his wife at the nearby community center and constantly thinks about the things they were forced to leave behind „ but understands why authorities are keeping residents out. The lava lake at Kilaueas summit crater dropped signi“cantly, suggesting the magma was moving eastward toward Puna, a mostly rural district of forests, papaya farms and lava “elds left by past eruptions. Of“cials warned of the dangers of spattering hot rock and high levels of sulfuric gas that could threaten the elderly and people with breathing problems. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park evacuated all visitors and non-emergency staff. The quakes triggered rock slides on park trails and crater walls. Narrow “ssures appeared on the ground at a building overlooking the crater at Kilaueas summit. The University of Hawaii at Hilo and Hawaii Community College both closed campuses and a long stretch of Highway 130, one of the main arteries through Puna, was closed because of the threat of sulfuric gas. Leilani Estates, where lava was pushing through cracks in the earth, has about 1,700 residents and 770 homes. A nearby neighborhood, Lanipuna Gardens, which has a few dozen people, also was evacuated. Kilauea has been continuously erupting since 1983 and is one of “ve volcanoes that make up the Big Island. Activity picked up earlier this week, indicating a possible new lava outbreak. The crater ”oor began to collapse Monday, triggering earthquakes and pushing the lava into new underground chambers. The collapse caused magma to push more than 10 miles downslope toward the populated southeast coastline. Residents have faced lava threats before. In 2014, lava burned a house and destroyed a cemetery near the town of Pahoa. Residents were worried it would cover the towns main road and cut off the community from the rest of the island, but the molten rock stalled. From 1990 through 1991, lava slowly overtook the town of Kalapana, burning homes and covering roads and gardens. Kilauea hasnt been the kind of volcano that shoots lava from its summit into the sky, causing widespread destruction. It tends to ooze lava from “ssures in its sides, which often gives residents at least a few hours warning before it reaches their property. In the uncertainty, however, some residents found comfort in the abiding beauty of the Big Island. Evacuees Todd Corrigan and his wife awoke to a beautiful sunrise Saturday in Puna after spending the night in their car at the shore. Paradise isnt always perfect,Ž he said, but its still beautiful.ŽERUPTINGFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOAfter being forced out of his home at the Leilani Estates due to a mandatory evacuation, Tim Sullivan, 61, sits in his pickup truck near a local shelter, Friday, in Pahoa, HI. The eruption took place about a block from Sullivans home. He and his wife spent the night at a nearby shelter and does not know when they will be able to return.


The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 Page 3 JUTSFAROFFRUTHJOY ATOMCOOKIESYRIAAMI WATERCLOSETFIELDSNEE SHOALFIRESITWELL REMISSSIRSLOOPED PHYSICALTHERAPYBOATS BADSTATUEDANOEDU ENDSREMAPDWIELAN ADVANCEDPLACEMENTNEWS DADDYORAPLSUYEA EMMAVILLALANA AHAEMSALANINEPM POLITICALLYCORRECTLAB PELTTOMSONIAZOLA NAMTOWNWAFTEDRAS PUBLICSCHOOLILOVEYOU ISAIAHOATSRENATA LATCHESMRISEMOJI ABEANTEMERIDIEMRADIO FLAMEATYICANSOHINT SEMMYNASKYCAMANNAANSWERS to crossword ALMANAC Today is Sunday, May 6, the 126th day of 2018. There are 239 days left in the year. Today in history On May 6, 1937, the hydrogen-filled German airship Hindenburg caught fire and crashed while attempting to dock at Lakehurst, New Jersey; 35 of the 97 people on board were killed along with a crewman on the ground. On this date In 1527 unpaid troops loyal to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V attacked Rome, forcing Pope Clement VII to flee to safety; some scholars mark the ensuing sack of the city as the end of the Renaissance in Italy. In 1757 during the Seven Years War, Prussian troops under King Frederick II forced Austrian soldiers to retreat in the Battle of Prague. (Prussia then laid siege to Prague, but ultimately failed to take the city.) In 1889 the Paris Exposition formally opened, featuring the just-completed Eiffel Tower. In 1941 Josef Stalin assumed the Soviet premiership, replacing Vyacheslav M. Molotov. Comedian Bob Hope did his first USO show before an audience of servicemen as he broadcast his radio program from March Field in Riverside, California. In 1942 during World War II, some 15,000 American and Filipino troops on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces. In 1954 medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4. Five years ago: Kidnap-rape victims Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, who went missing separately about a decade earlier while in their teens or early 20s, were rescued from a house just south of downtown Cleveland. (Their captor, Ariel Castro, hanged himself in prison in September 2013 at the beginning of a life sentence plus 1,000 years.) Todays birthdays Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays is 87. Rock singer Bob Seger is 73. Singer Jimmie Dale Gilmore is 73. Actor Alan Dale is 71. Actor Ben Masters is 71. Actor Richard Cox is 70. Actor Gregg Henry is 66. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is 65. TV personality Tom Bergeron is 63. Actress Julianne Phillips is 58. Actor-director George Clooney is 57. Model/TV personality Tiffany Coyne is 36. Bible verse And he charged them, saying, Thus shall ye do in the fear of the Lord, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.Ž „ 2 Chronicles 19:9. Many people of God need a dose of healthy respect for God. We must both love and revere Him. This is no contradiction. This is truth. STOCK ISLAND, Fla. (AP) „ A man who allegedly slapped the water near a group of mating manatees has found himself being slapped with a harassment charge. A Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report identifies the culprit as Luis Miguel Perez, a 49-year-old fisherman in the Key West chain. The Miami Herald reports that Officer Glen Way used his phone to record the fisherman. Its illegal to poke, prod, pursue or feed manatees in Florida, and that includes giving them fresh water, splashing or making excessive noise. Mary Stella with the Dolphin Research Center says harassment is defined as anything that alters the animals natural behavior.Ž According to Mondays arrest report, there were 16 manatees in the group. The fisherman was charged with a second-degree misdemeanor. Its unclear whether he has a lawyer.ODD NEWS Splashing near mating manatees puts Florida man in hot waterFROM PAGE ONE/NATIONfaith,Ž Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a video posted on Twitter. While the May 12 deadline has been portrayed as a yes-or-no decision for Trump, its not that simple. Under a law passed by Congress, Trump has to determine periodically whether to continue waiving sanctions linked to transactions with Irans central bank. The 2015 deal required the U.S. to lift those sanctions. If they go back into effect, the U.S. will almost certainly be in violation of the agreement. One possible scenario is that Trump will declare hes backing out of the deal and reimposes sanctions, but leaves time before those sanctions take effect. Such a grace period would put new pressure on European allies to make new concessions toward “xing what the U.S. considers the deals biggest gaps. While Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hasnt promised a grace period, he said at his Senate con“rmation hearing in April that even after May 12 there is still much diplomatic work to be done.Ž Trumps long-term goal is a better deal, not con”ict, said Michael Singh, managing director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and a former senior director for Middle East affairs under President George W. Bush. Even if we were to try to reimpose sanctions and ramp up pressure, ultimately the object of doing so would be to get them to the negotiating table to agree to more far-reaching steps,Ž Singh said. For weeks, U.S. negotiators have been meeting with allies France, the U.K. and Germany to reach a consensus on side agreements responding to U.S. concerns. They say theyve made progress on some elements but havent agreed on the sunset clausesŽ in the current deal under which many of the key provisions expire in coming years and Iran is allowed to start enriching uranium to high levels again. Despite Irans insistence that it wont negotiate a new agreement, the administration is betting that economic strains in the country, and the prospect of further isolation if the deal crumbles, will eventually force its leaders to the negotiating table. Thats viewed with intense by outsiders. They say Iran has no reason to agree to a tougher deal without concessions like those that led to the agreement, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, in the “rst place. As for a future deal, U.S. of“cials were encouraged by a four-point proposal offered by French President Emmanuel Macron last week that echoed many of their demands. But Macron has argued that any new agreement be an add-on, not a replacement. In a call with Rouhani late last month, Macron and his Iranian counterpart agreed to work together to try to preserve the agreement. But Irans government website quoted Rouhani as saying Iran wont accept any additional restrictions and the deal is by no means negotiable.Ž At the same time, the European strategy appears to be to try to manage Trump „ possibly with some sort of additional measures „ while also coaxing Iran to stay in the nuclear deal as long as possible, perhaps until after 2020 when the U.S. may have a new president.IRANFROM PAGE 1 their familiesŽ and noting that he signed a spending bill that included provisions to strengthen the federal background check system for gun purchases as well as add money to improve school safety. He also repeated his strong support for letting highly trained teachers carry concealed weapons.Ž Trumps speech in Dallas was his fourth consecutive appearance at the NRAs annual convention. His gun comments were woven into a campaignstyle speech that touched on the Russia probe, the 2016 campaign, his efforts in North Korea and Iran and his “ght against illegal immigration. In strikingly personal criticism of members of Congress, he decried what he said were terribly weak immigration laws, declaring, We have laws that were written by people that truly could not love our country.Ž While the president veered wildly off topic at times „ speaking about entertainer Kanye Wests recent support and former Secretary of State John Kerrys bicycle accident three years ago „ he repeatedly returned to the message of the day: his support for the Second Amendment. Trump said some political advisers had told him attending the NRA convention might be controversial, but, You know what I said? Bye, bye, gotta get on the plane.Ž Trump has long enjoyed strong backing from the NRA, which spent about $30 million in support of his presidential campaign. He was introduced by Vice President Mike Pence, who pointed to his own support for gun rights and accused the news media of failing to tell the whole storyŽ that “rearms in the hands of law-abiding citizensŽ make communities safer. One of the Parkland student survivors, David Hogg, criticized Trumps appearance in advance. Its kind of hypocritical of him to go there after saying so many politicians bow to the NRA and are owned by them,Ž Hogg said. It proves that his heart and his wallet are in the same place.Ž Back in February, Trump had praised members of the gun lobby as great patriotsŽ but declared that doesnt mean we have to agree on everything. It doesnt make sense that I have to wait until Im 21 to get a handgun, but I can get this weapon at 18.Ž He was referring to the AR-15 the Parkland shooting suspect is accused of using. Those words rattled some Republicans in Congress and sparked hope among guncontrol advocates that, unlike after previous mass shootings, tougher regulations might be enacted. But after expressing interest in increasing the minimum age to purchase an assault weapon to 21, Trump later declared there was not much political supportŽ for that. He then pushed off the issue of age restrictions by assigning it to a commission. Gabrielle Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman who was shot outside a grocery store during a constituent gathering in 2011, said Trump had allowed his presidency to be hijacked by gun lobbyists and campaign dollars.Ž She said Trump had ignored the pleas of young people demanding safer gun laws.ŽNRAFROM PAGE 1 PARIS (AP) „ France is sternly rejecting U.S. President Donald Trumps argument that if Parisians had more guns they could have stopped the deadly 2015 extremist attacks on the French capital. French Foreign Minister JeanYves Le Drian expressed his “rm disapprovalŽ of Trumps remarks and vigorously defended Frances gun controls. In a statement Saturday, Le Drian said gun violence statistics do not lead us to reconsider Frances choice on this issue.Ž Gun violence death rates are much higher in the U.S. Le Drian continued: Free circulation of weapons in society does not constitute a rampart against terrorist attacks, to the contrary, it can facilitate ... this type of attack.Ž Islamic State attackers killed 130 people in Paris Bataclan concert hall, cafes and the national stadium.France slams Trump for NRA remarks on guns and Paris attacksWASHINGTON „ President Donald Trump is suggesting Rudy Giuliani, the aggressive new face of his legal team, needed to get his facts straightŽ about the hush money paid to porn actress Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 election. Giuliani quickly came up with a new version. Trump on Friday chided Giuliani even while insisting were not changing any storiesŽ about the $130,000 settlement paid to Daniels to keep quiet about her allegations of a sexual encounter with Trump „ a tryst Trump has denied. Hours later, Giuliani backed away from his previous assertion that the Oct. 27 settlement had been made because Trump was in the stretch run of his campaign. The payment was made to resolve a personal and false allegation in order to protect the presidents family,Ž Giuliani said in a statement. It would have been done in any event, whether he was a candidate or not.Ž A day earlier, Giuliani had told Fox News: Imagine if that came out on October 15, 2016, in the middle of the last debate with Hillary Clinton.Ž Trump said Giuliani was a great guy but he just started a day agoŽ on the defense team, and the former New York mayor was still learning the subject matter.Ž Giuliani disclosed this week that Trump knew about the payment to Daniels made by Trumps personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, and the president repaid Cohen. Giuliani insisted Trump didnt know the speci“cs of Cohens arrangement with Daniels until recently, and he told Fox & FriendsŽ on Thursday that the president was unaware of all the details until maybe 10 days ago.Ž Giuliani told The New York Times that Trump had repaid Cohen $35,000 a month out of his personal family accountŽ after the campaign was over. He said Cohen received $460,000 or $470,000 in all for expenses related to Trump. While Giuliani suggested Trump knew something about the payments, even as a monthly retainer, Trump had told reporters on Air Force One last month that he hadnt known about a settlement with Daniels. Trumps irritation was plain Friday when reporters reminded him of his previous denial. He blasted the media for focusing on crapŽ stories such as the Daniels matter and the special counsels investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. The president claimed that virtually everythingŽ reported about the payments has been wrong. He declined to elaborate. It was the Trump teams own missteps that yielded another day of headlines about Daniels. In his statement, Giuliani said his previous references to timing were not describing my understanding of the presidents knowledge, but instead, my understanding of these matters.Ž He didnt elaborate on that either. Giulianis statement correcting himself came just a day after he said, You wont see daylight between me and the president.Ž The about-face came amid concern in the White House that Giulianis comments could leave the president legally vulnerable. Giuliani repeated his belief that the payment did not constitute a campaign “nance violation. But legal experts have said the new information raises questions, including whether the money represented repayment of an undisclosed loan or could be seen as reimbursement for a campaign expenditure. Either could be legally problematic. The episode also revived worries in Trumps inner circle about Giuliani, who enjoys the media limelight and has a tendency to go off script. He had been widely expected to join Trumps administration but was passed over for secretary of state, the position he badly wanted. His whirlwind press tour this week bewildered West Wing aides, who were cut out of the decisionmaking process when Giuliani “rst revealed that Trump, who often boasts about signing his own checks, had some knowledge about the payment to Daniels. No debt to Cohen was listed on Trumps personal “nancial disclosure form, which was certi“ed on June 16, 2017. Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, is seeking to be released from a nondisclosure deal she signed in the days before the 2016 election to keep her from talking about a 2006 sexual encounter she said she had with Trump. She has also “led defamation suits against Cohen and Trump. Her attorney, Michael Avenatti, tweeted Friday that Mr. Giuliani and Mr. Trump are making it up as they go along.Ž He added: How stupid do they think all of us are?Ž Trump is facing mounting legal threats from the Cohen-Daniels situation and the special counsels investigation of possible Russian coordination with the Trump presidential campaign. Cohen is facing a criminal investigation in New York, and FBI agents raided his home and of“ce several weeks ago seeking records about the Daniels nondisclosure agreement. Trump has been playing down his relationship with Cohen but did acknowledge last week that Cohen represented him in the crazy Stormy Daniels deal.ŽTrump chides Giuliani to get his facts straight on StormyBy JONATHAN LEMIRE and CATHERINE LUCEYASSOCIATED PRESS


Page 4 The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 WORLD NEWSMOSCOW „ Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president protested Saturday in scores of cities across the country „ and police responded by reportedly arresting nearly 1,600 of them. Among those arrested was protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putins most prominent foe. Police seized Navalny by the arms and legs and carried the thrashing activist from Moscows Pushkin Square, where thousands were gathered for an unauthorized protest. Police also used batons against protesters who chanted Putin is a thief!Ž and Russia will be free!Ž Demonstrations under the slogan He is not our czarŽ took place throughout the country, from Yakutsk in the far northeast to St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad on the fringes of Europe. The protests demonstrated that Navalnys opposition, although considered beleaguered by Russian of“cials and largely ignored by state-controlled television, has sizeable support in much of the country. I think that Putin isnt worthy of leading this country. He has been doing it for 18 years and has done nothing good for it,Ž said Moscow demonstrator Dmitry Nikitenko. He should leave for good.Ž OVD-Info, an organization that monitors political repression, said late Saturday that 1,599 people had been detained at demonstrations in 26 Russian cities. It said 702 were arrested in Moscow alone, and another 232 in St. Petersburg. Moscow police said about 300 people were detained in the capital, state news agencies said, and there was no of“cial countrywide tally. Let my son go!Ž Iraida Nikolaeva screamed, running after police in Moscow when they detained her son. He did not do anything! Are you a human or not? Do you live in Russia or not?Ž Navalny was to be charged with disobeying police, an offense that carries a sentence of up to 15 days, news reports said, though when he would face a judge was not immediately clear. Navalny has served several multi-week stretches in jail on similar charges. In St. Petersburg, police blocked off a stretch of Nevsky Prospekt as a crowd of about 1,000 marched along the renowned avenue. Video showed some demonstrators being detained. Putin is to be inaugurated for a new six-year term on Monday after winning re-election in March with 77 percent of the vote. Navalny had hoped to challenge him on the ballot but was blocked because of a felony conviction in a case that supporters regard as falsi“ed in order to marginalize him. In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert criticized the actions of the Russian police. The United States condemns #Russias detention of hundreds of peaceful protesters and calls for their immediate release. Leaders who are secure in their own legitimacy dont arrest their peaceful opponents for protesting,Ž she tweeted. Navalny has called nationwide demonstrations several times in the past year, and their turnout has rattled the Kremlin. Saturdays protests attracted crowds of hundreds in cities that are far remote from Moscow, challenging authorities contention that Navalny and other opposition “gures appeal only to a small, largely urban elite.Nearly 1600 reported arrested in Russian anti-Putin protestsBy JIM HEINTZASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOProtesters shout anti-government slogans holding small posters reading Russia is us!, and Im over it at a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in Pushkin Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday. Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as the countrys president demonstrated throughout the country on Saturday. Police arrested hundreds, including protest organizer Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putins most prominent foe.MEXICO CITY „ Washingtons ambassador to Mexico left the country Saturday for retirement after a 30-year career with the State Department, ending a twoyear stint in the post during a time of tricky relations between the two countries. The U.S. Embassy said in a statement that Roberta Jacobson and her husband departed Mexico on a commercial ”ight to the United States. Representing the #USA in Mexico was the job of my life. Thank you to this beautiful country and its people. I predict a prosperous future for Mexico,Ž Jacobson tweeted in Spanish. Today I believe even more in the strength of the Mexico-U.S. relationship,Ž she added. Jacobson, who announced her retirement in March, previously served in a number of posts focused on the Americas, including assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs. She was sworn in as the United States “rst female ambassador to Mexico on May 5, 2016, following a nearly yearlong delay in her Senate con“rmation due to her role in representing the Obama administration in negotiations on restoring diplomatic with Cuba. During her tenure in Mexico, relations with the United States were often tense amid President Donald Trumps tough stance on migration and trade and his vows to build a border wall and force Mexico to pay for it, something that President Enrique Pena Nietos government has forcefully rejected. However the ambassador was seen as well-liked by Mexicans, and observers credit her with steering clear of the noise coming from both sides and quietly focusing on what could be achieved in the bilateral relationship. Jacobson was also known for speaking out on issues close to her, such as violence against women and killings of journalists in the country. She marched twice in Mexico Citys Pride Parade, and last September she accompanied U.S. rescuers who came to the capital to assist in searching for victims of a deadly earthquake. The U.S. Embassy posted a video montage on YouTube showing Jacobson traveling around Mexico with family, trying on a lucha libreŽ wrestling mask, speaking with young Mexicans, posing with actor Diego Luna and ceremonially breaking ground this year on a nearly $1 billion embassy complex under construction. My time in Mexico was brief,Ž she acknowledged in the video, promising to return as soon as possible: This is not a goodbye, but rather until the next time.ŽUS ambassador to Mexico departs, ends 30-year State careerBy PETER ORSIASSOCIATED PRESS WARSAW, Poland „ Rescuers have located a third miner out of seven who went missing after an earthquake struck a coal mine Saturday in southern Poland, a mining of“cial said. Two were rescued earlier with non-life threatening injuries. Daniel Ozon, head of the Jastrzebie Coal Company, said they can see the third miner and have contact with him, but they still need to reach him. Four miners have yet to be located. More than 200 rescuers and support teams were working through the rubble and pumping air to the search area to “nd the missing miners, Ozon said. The rescue operation was launched at 11:25 a.m. Saturday after a temblor occurred at the Zo“owka coal mine, said Katarzyna Jablonska-Bajer of the coal company. The mine is located in the southern town of Jastrzebie-Zdroj near Polands border with the Czech Republic. Jablonska-Bajer said four miners were quickly brought to the surface but contact was lost with seven others who were 2,950 feet underground, preparing a new corridor for extraction work. Polands State Mining Authority said the temblor had a magnitude of 3.4, while the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre pegged it at 4.3. TVN24 said the quake was also felt on the surface and shook some houses. There has never been such a powerful quake at the mine,Ž Jablonska-Bajer said. High methane levels in the mine delayed rescuers from trying to reach the accident site for several hours. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, who arrived at the mine Saturday night, said the rescuers were working non-stop and using the best equipment to reach the missing miners but they were running into blocks of rubble. We are doing everything to save the miners,Ž he told reporters. Miners relatives gathered in front of the mine Saturday waiting for the latest information, while the families of the missing were brought into the building. Coal mining is a major industry in Poland. Coal remains the main source of energy and heating in the country but Poland is taking some steps to shift toward renewable, cleaner sources of energy. The Main Statistical Of“ce said some 65.8 million metric tons of coal were extracted last year in Poland, some 4.8 million tons less than in 2016. Many of Polands mines are dangerous, with methane gas that has led to a number of deadly explosions and cave-ins. So far this year, four miners have been killed at different coal mines, according to the State Mining Authority. In 2016, eight miners were killed in a cave-in at the Rudna mine in Polkowice and methane explosions killed “ve miners at the MyslowiceWesola mine in 2014.Rescue workers in Poland located 3rd coal miner, 4 missingBy MONIKA SCISLOWSKAASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOAn ambulance arriving after a tremor at the Zoowka coal mine in JastrzebieZdroj in southern Poland, on Saturday. Seven miners went missing after the strongest ever tremor at the mine. Two of them were found hours later conscious but hurt, while rescuers continued their search for the other four missing miners. Hamas: 6 militants killed in blast, media says accident Dutch police shoot, arrest man after 3 stabbed Catalan separatists want to re-elect fugitive ex-leader 9 found dead in back of truck in MexicoGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) „ The militant Islamic group Hamas that rules Gaza says six of its members have been killed in an explosion. It says the blast occurred Saturday night in the central Gaza Strip. Gaza media reported the explosion was a work accident,Ž meaning the militants were killed when explosives they were dealing with went off. Earlier, a group of Palestinians breached the border fence with Israel and brie”y entered its territory. It came a day after Palestinians staged a sixth weekly mass protest on the border. The protests are part of a campaign organized by Hamas that is aimed in part at breaking a decade-old blockade imposed since Hamas took control of Gaza in 2007. Since late March, 40 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli army “re. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) „ Dutch police shot and arrested a man known for confused behaviorŽ after three people were stabbed Saturday in the center of The Hague. Police imposed a wide perimeter around the scene close to the citys main train station as the three victims were taken to the hospital. The Hague police said the suspect was shot in the legs and was known for confused behavior,Ž allaying fears that it might have been an extremist attack on a key day for the Dutch. He was being treated in a hospital and police said at this moment, there are no indications that there is more at play.Ž All across the Netherlands on Saturday over 1 million people congregated in cities and villages to remember the nations liberation from German occupation at the end of World War II. BERLIN (AP) „ Lawmakers from Catalonias leading separatist party say they will try to re-elect fugitive former leader Carles Puigdemont as the president of the region despite the expected prohibition by Spanish courts. Puigdemont met Saturday with members of his Together for Catalonia coalition in Berlin, where he is awaiting extradition to Spain on charges of rebellion and misuse of public funds in organizing an unauthorized referendum last year on Catalonias independence. A coalition spokesman says they will try to elect Puigdemont by May 14. If a president is not sworn in by May 22 a new election will be triggered. Separatist lawmakers laws Friday to allow Catalonias president to be sworn in without being present. Spanish courts have blocked past efforts by Catalan separatists to continue their secession push. MEXICO CITY (AP) „ Mexican authorities say nine men have been found murdered in the back of a small cargo truck in the southern state of Guerrero. State prosecutors say in a statement that the men were apparently kidnapped Thursday and reported missing the following night. The truck was discovered Saturday morning along a highway between the state capital, Chilpancingo, and the city of Tixtla. Prosecutors say the men lived in Tixtla and Chilpancingo and used the vehicle to sell possibly ill-gotten food products. Guerrero has one of the highest homicide rates of Mexicos 31 states plus the capital district. It is home to opium poppy plantations and splintered gangs at war with each other for control of the drug trade and extortion rackets. | HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLD


The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 Page 5 FOR ANSWERS, TURN TO PAGE 3MIS-UNABBREVIATEDBY PETER WENTZ / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ ACROSS1 Projects5 Nowhere close11 First name on the Supreme Court15 Delight18 Supercollider bit19 Online tracker20 Country whose capital lent its name to a fabric21 ____ reading too much into this?Ž22 Meadows filled with loos?25 Originally26 Bar that might be dangerous27 Ax28 Be agreeable30 Negligent35 Old letter opener37 Blotto38 Where sailors recover from their injuries? 42 No longer edible43 Square figure44 Actor Paul of There Will Be BloodŽ45 Lead-in to -tainment46 Quashes48 Chart again50 Checkpoint offense, for short52 Gusto55 Goings-on in accelerated classes?61 My manŽ62 Subject for The Source magazine63 Sch. of 30,000+ on the Mississippi64 Bills support65 It dethroned Sophia as the No. 1 baby girls name in the U.S. in 201467 Home for a Roman emperor69 Onetime Bond girl ____ Wood71 So obvious!Ž74 Common core?75 Like76 Prime-time time80 Dog that doesnt offend people?87 Come down hard, as hail88 Barnyard male89 First name on the Supreme Court90 Dreyfus Affair figure91 Subject for Ken Burns, briefly93 Burg96 Went by air?99 Dorm monitors100 Cry of devotion from a non-academy student?105 Source of the line They shall beat their swords into plowsharesŽ106 Things that may be rolled or wild107 Soprano Tebaldi108 Some fasteners110 They aid in diagnosing A.C.L. tears112 Funny face?116 Old White House nickname117 Morning-zoo programming?123 Panama City state: Abbr.124 Substantive125 Dont doubt me!Ž126 Clue127 Divinity sch.128 Chatty bird129 Provider of aerial football views130 Actress Kendrick DOWN1 Best Picture nominee with three sequels2 Pac-12 school thats not really near the Pacific3 Completely, after inŽ4 Like wet makeup5 Media watchdog grp.6 Parent co. of HuffPost7 Hundred Acre Wood denizen8 Agrees to9 Lords domain10 Fixation11 Slice for a Reuben12 Things that have slashes13 With nothing out of place14 What other explanation is there?!Ž15 Former TodayŽ show host16 Word before pan or after Spanish17 Investment figures20 GMC truck23 Like poor months for oysters, its said24 Mentally wiped29 Stiff31 Sch. with an annual Mystery Hunt32 Words of compassion33 Stuffed34 Weak period36 Fifty Shades of GreyŽ subject, briefly38 Symbol of China39 Onetime Blu-ray rival40 Blue-green41 Albrights successor as secretary of state42 Craft-shop item47 The Sweetest TabooŽ singer, 198549 Combo bets51 Absolutely harebrained53 Astonishment54 Cryptanalysis org.56 Queens player, for short57 Pledge58 ____ Poly59 Green org.60 Caesar dressing?66 Some neckwear67 Italys ____ dOrcia68 Laid up70 Second U.S. featurelength computeranimated movie, after Toy StoryŽ71 Modern subject of reviews72 Row maker73 Elite court group77 Ecuadorean coastal province known for its gold78 Micronesian land79 Some future execs81 Inclined to stress?82 Bygone gas brand with a torch in its logo83 Druids head cover84 Studio sign85 Ransack86 Boca ____92 2007 female inductee into the National Soccer Hall of Fame94 Hex95 Our, in Tours97 Uncle Toms CabinŽ girl98 Stave off100 Rice dishes101 Of service102 Gores successor as vice president103 Green-skinned god of the underworld104 Harley-Davidson competitor109 ____ Against EvilŽ (IFC series)111 Totally awesome, in slang113 Role in Thor,Ž 2011114 Islamic spirit115 Second letter after 118-Down118 Second letter before 115-Down119 Word with camp or care120 L.L.C. alternative121 That: Sp.122 Dr. ____ 1234567891011121314151617 18192021 22232425 26272829 3031323334353637 38394041 42434445 464748495051525354 555657585960 61626364 656667686970 717273747576777879 80818283848586 87888990 919293949596979899 100101102103104 105106107 108109110111112113114115 116117118119120121122 123124125126 127128129130Online subscriptions: Todays puzzle and more than 4,000 past puzzles, ($39.95 a year). 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Page 6 The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 CRYPTOGRAMS FLOWER POWER 2 by Myles Mellor 1. AJEV LQL VJD FSKAQXF OENQFKSL HET VK VJD HMXXT NKHD? TKM JEL OD EV ESKD! 2. N YCTYXH ORUXHV NYYHNTHG BHGRVNVROH. QHT PTRHWG, VQH INJH, BCTBCTHG: N YHUWF PUT FUCT VQUCJQVI?Ž 3. BJ K OTNY IDFKJNBO FDFYJN, NLY ZIYNNS ZKJAS AKBQ ND NLY QKBAS, FS CYKTNS, VY VYIY FBJN ND CY!Ž 4. NSQSBOI UMIG KSBAN USBS RSJJMWR MWJE O AIOTS ROTS. JE NEIQS MJ, JKSD KOG OW MGSO JE HOII MW O JKMBG VOBJDO HMIOWJBEVMNJ 1. What did the glowing marigold say to the sunny rose? You had me at aloe! 2. A purple violet appeared meditative. Her friend, the sage, murmured: A peony for your thoughts?Ž 3. In a cute romantic moment, the pretty pansy said to the daisy, my beauty, we were mint to be!Ž 4. Several wild herbs were getting into a blame game. To solve it, they had an idea to call in a third partya cilantropist. CROSSWORD PUZZLE GOREN BRIDGECRYPTOGRAMS HOLIDAY MATHIS HOROSCOPES ARIES (March 21-April 19). Youre trying to make things better. True, sometimes this starts with a complaint. The classy way is not to voice it. Ponder it a while instead. Observe more closely. Try to see into the heart of the issue. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). If people are wondering what youre going to say, youre in a good position. You have their attention. You can check o the rst step. And if what you say surprises, delights or intrigues them further, youre golden. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). To be loyal is to be supportive when you agree and voice your opinion when you dont. If you were disloyal, youd just leave. But instead, you speak your mind. CANCER (June 22-July 22). When you know youre shooting for an unlikely outcome, its great to have fun with the process. The more unlikely it is, the more fun you should have, otherwise whats in it for you? LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You invest in your interactions. You want to get it right, but more than that, you want to make a connection „ nothing weighty or weird, just enough to produce that spark that lets people know they are seen and important in this world. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The way most people deal with noise is by making more noise. After all, one must be louder to be heard over the cacophony, right? Better yet, attempt a form of communication that denitely speaks beyond what sound waves can carry. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). For today, the best order of things will be the order in which they naturally need to ha pp en. The best time to do thin g s will be when they are necessary. You dont need to fret, only to get building. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Youre doing quite a lot on your list, crossing things o, if not actually, then at least mentally. But why not actually? Until you write down this plan, it wont be ocial. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). What is standing in the way of being able to guarantee an excellent outcome? Ponder how you might take dominion over or eliminate some of the factors that are out of your control. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). When the pond is muddy, you cant clear the water by stirring it. Its inaction that allows things to return to the clear. Sometimes you just have to wait for things to settle. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). There are actions and patterns that were ne for you in the past but youre not willing to repeat. Dont waste time judging who you were. Accept that youre on to something dierent, and enjoy yourself. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). If you had to choose either fear of failure or fear of fear, youd choose the rst one any day. Bottom line: Winners fail more times. Success depends on getting used to the fear of failure and doing the thing anyway. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (May 6). New freedoms abound! Youve stopped agreeing to be who people want you to be. You have other plans. Youre empowered to do it your way, explore and declare new preferences, and nd your unique oering to the world. Instead of you doing all the bending and changing, the world will mold to what you present. Aries and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 14, 18, 30, 22 and 17.PUZZLE ANSWERSPuzzles on previous pages)


The Sun /Sunday, May 6, 2018 Page 7 CROSSWORD PUZZLE DEAR ABBY HELOISE JUMBLE DEAR ABBY: I am a happily married man. Im also a part of my churchs worship team and at the church three times a week. Two ladies are active in the church almost as much as I am. Every time Im there its a good bet Ill see at least one of them. Im ashamed to admit this, but I have lustful feelings for them. I would never act on my feelings, but I would like to get rid of them. Leaving the church is not an option. „ EMBARRASSED IN KANSAS DEAR EMBARRASSED: You seem like a very nice person. Lust is part of the human condition. It has been around since before the Old Testament was written. Instead of feeling guilty, perhaps its time to accept that you are human. Rather than quietly suer embarrassment, it may help to discuss your feelings privately with your clergyperson. It wont be the rst time he or she has heard something like this, trust me. Sometimes simply verbalizing uncomfortable feelings can make them diminish or go away entirely. DEAR ABBY: A coworker reached out to me and we started talking. He asked me on a date, and weve been ocial for about a month now. Hes beyond amazing, but theres a problem. He cant express his feelings to me, or to anyone for that matter. Hes very insecure because he used to be overweight. He hasnt been in a relationship in forever. I know hes serious about us. Im slowly falling for him, and I want it to work out. Is there anything I can do to help him get comfortable with opening up to me? „ FALLING FOR HIM DEAR FALLING: Yes. Start by remembering the two of you have been ocialŽ for only one MONTH, and relationships „ like trust „ have to evolve. Do not push him to make a commitment or declare his undying love. If you are patient, as your relationship develops, he may become more open about expressing his feelings to you. Give him time, and because workplace romances are sometimes frowned upon, give him space. DEAR ABBY: My wife and I will celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary this year. What is typical or acceptable in preparing for the celebration? We have a 48-year-old son who has NEVER remembered dates, especially our wedding anniversaries, so I dont expect that hell plan anything in our honor. I love my wife so much I just cant let our 50th slide by without a celebration. Would it be appropriate for me to take the lead? I feel weird setting up a party to honor myself. „ SAD IN COLORADO DEAR SAD: It is not uncommon for couples to plan and host their own anniversary parties. If you would like to celebrate your 50th surrounded by friends and family, you are free to take the initiative and do so. Or spend the money taking your bride on a cruise or other trip of a lifetime.Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at www. or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. For everything you need to know about wedding planning, order How to Have a Lovely Wedding.Ž Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby, Wedding Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.)Dear Readers: To maintain a clean and odor-free closet, rst you must organize it well. Keep clothing o the oor. Declutter it frequently. Vacuum and dust it regularly. If you have a window in the closet or near it, open it to get a bit of fresh air owing into or through the closet. One other major hint: Never place stinky or dirty garments in the closet. Take these steps as well: 1.To help control smells inside your closet, hang a sock or two lled with activated charcoal, which you can purchase at a pet store. Or put out several bowls lled with baking soda. 2.If the closet has a musty smell that could be created by moisture, check closely to nd the source. Then point a fan into the closet to dry it out or use a dehumidier. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: My boys play baseball and proudly wear their teams caps, and my husband alwa y s p uts on his favorite cap. They get so dirty. How can I get them clean? „ Tammy from Texas Dear Tammy: Yes, those sports caps get tons of use during the summer, and they do get dirty and sweaty. If you have wool or vintage caps, they should be taken to a dry cleaner, but heres how to clean cotton baseball caps: Put the baseball caps on the top rack of the dishwasher, and wash them alone, without any dishes. Attach them with clothespins or use those special cap forms that can be placed inside the dishwasher. You also can clean the bill and cap by hand-washing with a mild liquid detergent. After cleaning, allow the cap to airdry. „ Heloise Dear Readers: When you are shopping at local supermarkets, always check the products you are purchasing to be sure that they are fresh and safe to buy. Stores provide product-dating labels. Pay attention to them. Here are some of the common labels and exactly what they mean. „ Sell by or pull date means that is the last day an item should be sold. After this, it should be removed from the grocery shelf. „ Expiration date is the last day that the items should be eaten. „ Freshness date indicates how long freshness is guaranteed. „ Heloise Dear Heloise: I purchased a big bag of onions, and now I need some new ideas on how to use them up. I know that you have a great hint for me. „ Melissa from Kansas Dear Melissa: Oh, I do. Make homemade fried onion rings, which are so yummy and crunchy. These will be good as an appetizer or with a burger. You can make them really quickly. Slice onions into rings. Use a prepared pancake mix as the batter. Follow directions that are on the package. Dip onion rings in the batter and then deep fry. „ Heloise Dear Readers: If you are setting up your rst pantry or going to buy a lot of canned goods on sale, use these hints to make the canned goods last longer and stay fresher. Do not store canned goods in the basement close to a furnace or steam pipes. Never put canned goods in the garage or on a porch where the temperatures will be too hot or too cold. Fluctuating temperatures will negatively aect the quality of canned goods. So its best that you store them in a pantry or cupboard that is away from the kitchen stove. „ HeloiseDedicated churchgoer, married man seeks strength against lustDear Abby Hints from Heloise


Page 8 The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 NATIONAL NEWS ST. PETERSBURG „ Those screams you hear? Theyre the collective sounds of primal anguish after reading a Florida womans account of waking up with a palmetto bug in her ear. (Thats the polite name for a ”ying cockroach, for those of you not acquainted with the reviled Sunshine State insects.) Katie Holleys gruesome experience happened in the early morning hours of April 14. Soon after, her sister-in-law „ who works as an editor for Self Magazine „ asked her to pen an essay. She did, in frightening, gut-churning detail thats made thousands of people across the nation wonder if they should sleep with earplugs. Never thought Id be known for such a ridiculous thing lol,Ž she tweeted to a reporter on Thursday. It should be noted that Holley has an extremely positive attitude and healthy sense of humor about an episode that would send many into a spiral of anxiety, including this reporter. I need therapy for a lot of reasons, but this experience blows all of those other reasons out of the water,Ž Holley wrote. Holley, who is 29 and works as a sales and marketing manager in Melbourne on the states east coast, has lived in Florida since 1995. Which means shes seen her fair share of palmetto bugs, which are brown, ubiquitous, and can grow to an inch-and-a-half long or more. It doesnt matter how clean your home is „ its almost a given that every building has one or more. And they come out at night. When I woke up with this weird feeling, I didnt know what it was. But 30 seconds later, stumbling to the bathroom, I knew,Ž she said. I knew there was something in my ear.Ž (Dear Reader, just stop now if youre squeamish. Really.) Holleys next several hours were the stuff of horror movies. She gingerly put a cotton swab in her ear and “shed out two legs. Her husband located the thickest part of the roach that was visibleŽ and tried to extract it, to no avail. (Seriously, it gets worse.) The bug wriggled in her ear on the trip to the hospital. As the doctor administered the Lidocaine, the roach began to ƒ react. Feeling a roach in the throes of death, lodged in a very sensitive part of your body, is unlike anything I can adequately explain,Ž she wrote. A doctor removed three chunks „ but that wasnt the end of the ordeal. (Youve been warned.) Nine days later, Holley still had lingering discomfort and hearing loss, so she went to her family doctor. My physician proceeded to remove the leg and ”ush my ear again, only to examine it and see even more remnants. She ended up pulling out six more pieces of the roachs carcass „ nine days after the incident took place.Ž (Deep breath.) Heres the bad news. This may be upsetting to many people, but its a pretty common thing,Ž said Dr. David Wein, chief of emergency medicine at Tampa General Hospital, who added that the hospital gets a dozen or so cases a year. There are probably not a lot of preventative things you can do. In Florida its really hard, because we all have bugs in our house, no matter how many times you spray.Ž In fact, Holley said, she and her husband had hired an exterminator about a week before the incident. I think its one of those freak things, unfortunately,Ž she said. It happened to me, so its probably not going to happen to you.ŽWomans gruesome roach-in-ear tale goes viralBy TAMARA LUSHASSOCIATED PRESS KATIE HOLLEY VIA APThis undated photo made available by Katie Holley shows the head of a cockroach. Holley woke up in the early morning hours of April 14, to feel something crawling in her ear. After trying to extract a cockroach that had lodged in her ear, Holley had to seek medical attention three times before the whole cockroach was removed. She later wrote about the horric story in Self Magazine. This undated photo sele shows Katie Holley. Police: Puerto Rican woman slain at Florida motel Young otter thrives after being rescued Police: Man electrocuted while adding camera to roof Homeless man charged in Keys fireKISSIMMEE (AP) „ Authorities say a woman who ”ed Hurricane Marias devastation in Puerto Rico has been slain at a Florida motel. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Kissimmee Police said in a charging af“davit that 43-year-old Maria Santiago-Burgos was shot three times Thursday in front of her mother and two children. Police say 38-year-old Leumas Moraza was held without bond on charges of domestic homicide and aggravated assault. According to the police, Moraza and SantiagoBurgos were acquaintances who reconnected in January after she arrived in central Florida, where he lived. Moraza moved in with Santiago-Burgos about a month ago. Police said he shot her during an argument. Osceola County jail records didnt show whether Moraza had an attorney. ORANGE PARK (AP) „ A bewildered and frightened baby otter that took refuge in a Florida womans garage is thriving. The Florida TimesUnion reported Friday that Daisy had taken refuge in the garage of the Orange Park woman who called Clay County Animal Service for help. Clay Humane veterinarian Kali Gennette says Daisy might not have survived if she hadnt been found. Daisy was dehydrated and undernourished. She also had a tiny cut to an ear and super“cial scratches on her paws. ORMOND BEACH (AP) „ Police say a Florida man was electrocuted while attaching a camera to a metal pole on the roof of a house. In a Daytona Beach News-Journal report, Ormond Beach Police of“cials identi“ed the victim as 58-year-old William Spear of Mount Dora. Police said Spear was inspecting the roof Friday and attaching the camera to the pole when the pole touched some power lines. Spear was pronounced dead at a hospital. BIG PINE KEY (AP) „ Authorities say a homeless man has been arrested for starting a “re in a shopping cart that grew into a brush “re in the Florida Keys. In a statement Saturday morning, Monroe County Sheriffs Of“ce spokesman Adam Linhardt said 49-yearold Wynn Edgar Messenger was charged with malicious land burning and failure to control or report a dangerous “re. Linhardt said the “re Friday night prompted evacuations on Big Pine Key before the ”ames were extinguished. He said Messenger admitted starting the “re in a shopping cart in the woods where he lives. Messenger was held on $10,000 bond. | HEADLINES AROUND THE STATEBut Daisy perked up after being given ”uids and diluted formula at the clinic and was transferred to the Wildlife Rescue Coalition of Northeast Florida. Daisy will be vaccinated as a precaution. WASHINGTON „ A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery. Former Vice President Joe Biden sat with McCain for 90 minutes last Sunday, according to people close to both men. Biden followed McCains closest friends, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and retired Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman, who visited McCain at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix two weeks ago. McCains daughter, Meghan, tweeted Friday that she was heading to her fathers side. Going home to Arizona to be with my family,Ž she tweeted. Thank you all again for your prayers, patience, understanding and compassion during this time. It means the world to me and my entire family.Ž McCain, 81, had hoped to return to the Senate, where hes served since 1987. He has been unable to do so after cancer treatment and surgery for an intestinal infection last month. Despite that, hes “nished work on a new book being released May 22, The Restless Wave.Ž And he continued to advocate for a return to the days when partisans could disagree without demonizing each other. Id like to see us recover our sense that were more alike than different,Ž McCain said in audio excerpts from his book reported by National Public Radio. McCain has ampli“ed his call for more civil politics since his diagnosis in July with glioblastoma. It is the same rare and aggressive brain cancer that felled his friend, Democratic Sen. Edward Kennedy, at age 77 in 2009, and Bidens son Beau at 46 in 2015. McCain hasnt been seen in public since December, just before he was hospitalized for a viral infection at Walter Reed National Medical Center in Maryland. He then returned home to Arizona to recover, do physical therapy and continue cancer treatment at the Mayo Clinic. On December 17, his of“ce issued a news release saying he was looking forward to returning to Washington in January. McCain did not return. He has primarily been staying at his family retreat south of Sedona, Arizona, a sprawling and secluded ranch house along treelined Oak Creek where he loves to have family gatherings and barbecue for friends. His daughter, Meghan, was married there in November to Ben Domenech, publisher of the online political and cultural magazine The Federalist. The senator has been known to lead nature tours featuring his extensive knowledge of dozens of species of birds on the property. McCains family and staff have kept news of his condition and treatment private, with his of“ce routinely saying it has no new information to share. In mid-April, it was announced that he had been hospitalized for intestinal surgery needed to stem an infection related to diverticulitis, a condition where the colon develops small bulges that can sometimes become infected. At weeks end, McCain was recuperating, eating well and enjoying the ranch at full bloom, according to a person close to him. The visits by Graham and Lieberman were con“rmed to The Associated Press by people knowledgeable about the meetings, but who spoke on condition of anonymity to respect the familys privacy. His wife, Cindy McCain, tweeted April 23 that he had been released from the hospital, but no of“cial word came from his Senate of“ce.McCain gets visits from friends, family after surgeryBy LAURIE KELLMAN, ALAN FRAM and BOB CHRISTIEASSOCIATED PRESS AP FILE PHOTOIn this Oct. 16, 2017, le photo Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., receives the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. WHITE SANDS NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. „ Researchers studying a trail of fossilized footprints on a remote New Mexico salt ”at have determined the tracks tell the story of a group of Ice Age hunters stalking a giant sloth. Park naturalist David Bustos says the series of tracks and adult and childrens footprints found at White Sands National Monument shows someone followed a now-extinct giant ground sloth, purposely stepping in their tracks as they did so. The team studying the fossil prints detailed its “ndings in the latest edition of the journal Science Advances, the Las Cruces Sun-News reports. The publication has drawn attention to White Sands „ home to the worlds largest “eld of white gypsum sand dunes „ as members of New Mexicos congressional delegation push to raise the monuments pro“le by turning it into a national park. White Sands contains a sizeable collection of fossilized tracks, including saber-toothed cats and wooly mammoths. Its unclear why ancient humans would have stalked the sloth, said team member Matthew Bennett, a professor of environmental and geographical sciences at Bournemouth University in England. The creature „ at 7 to 8 feet tall with long arms and sharp claws „ had a distinct advantage in close-quarter encounters. Adolescent exuberance? Possible but unlikely,Ž Bennett said. We see interesting circles of sloth tracks in these stalked trackways which we call ”ailing circles. These record the rise of the sloth on its hind legs and the swing of its forelegs presumably in a defensive motion.Ž But scientists said there are more human tracks a safe distance away, telling them this was a community action. Bennett believes the tracks show the sloth was turning and swinging at the stalker. We also see human tracks on tiptoes approach these circles; was this someone approaching with stealth to deliver a killer blow while the sloth was being distracted? We believe so,Ž Bennett said. There is a great deal more to learn in the years to come, such as when this episode of hunters and hunted took place, said team member Vince Santucci, the National Park Services senior paleontologist. The Ice Age ended about 11,700 years ago, and the fossil record of ground sloths indicates they were extinct by this time. At White Sands, the scientists used an approach called relative dating to estimate a minimum age for the fossils. Since the footprints are contemporaneous with animals that died out by the end of the Pleistocene, relative dating tells us those footprints are at least 11,700 years old, or older,Ž Santucci said.Scientists say fossilized footprints tell tale of sloth huntTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS NATIONAL PARK SERVICE VIA APThis undated photo provided by the National Park Service shows a human print inside a large sloth track at the White Sands National Monument in New Mexico. Researchers studying a trail of fossilized footprints on the New Mexico salt at have determined the tracks tell the story of a group of Ice Age hunters stalking a giant sloth.


By BETH HARRISAssociated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. „ Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2 lengths on Saturday, becoming the first colt in 136 years to wear the roses after not racing as a 2-year-old. The chestnut colt that began his career in February improved to 4-0 „ winning his races by a combined 21 lengths „ and gave Bob Baffert his fifth Derby victory. It snapped a tie and left the 65-year-old trainer trailing only Ben Jones with six. Apollo in 1882 was the last colt to win without racing as a juvenile. Mike Smith earned his second Derby victory. The 52-year-old jockey crossed the finish line at Churchill Downs with only a few specks of mud on his white and green silks in the rainiest Derby in the races 144-year history. Nearly 3 inches fell on the crowd of 157,813 throughout the day. Amazing horse,Ž Smith said. Hes got that it factor. He is so above average, hes got unbelievable talent and hes got a mind to go with it. He was loving this stuff.Ž Smiths silks were nearly spotless after he kept Justify near the lead throughout adno=50534782INDEX | Lottery 2 | NHL 2, 3 | Pro Baseball 4 | Scoreboard 5 | NASCAR 6 | Golf 6Sunday, May 6, 2018 SPORTS € @SunCoastSportsSEE DERBY, 6By TOM JONESTampa Bay TimesBOSTON „ Steven Stamkos heard the whispers. He knew what was being said about him. He knew that some questioned whether he showed up in the playoffs. He knew that some wondered if he played small in big games. He knew that some doubted if he would ever be an impact player in the games that truly define a players greatness: the playoffs. He had an answer for all the doubters and haters Friday with what might turn out to be the biggest goal of his career. And it just might turn out to be the biggest of the Lightnings season. Want a big goal? Well, they dont get much bigger than this: Stamkos patented one-timer with 7:04 left in regulation tied the score at 3 before Dan Girardis goal 3:18 into overtime gave the Lightning a 4-3 victory over the Bruins in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal. The win gave the Lightning a 3-1 stranglehold on the series, with Game 5 set for Sunday afternoon at Amalie Arena. There were plenty of backs to pat after this one for the Lightning. Brayden Point had a brilliant goal after turning Bruins legend Zdeno Chara into a statue. Nikita Kucherov scored a huge goal. And, of course, Girardi scoring a rare goal for the winner. But make no mistake, the goal of the night belonged to Stamkos. And he was due. The day before Game 4, Stamkos sat as his locker and patiently answered questions that were polite but essentially translated to: What the heck is wrong with you?Stamkos saves Game 4, proves doubters wrongNHL COMMENTARYAP PHOTOTampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos, far right, heads to the bench after celebrating his goal in the third period of Game 4 against the Boston Bruins on Friday in Boston. By TOM JONESTampa Bay TimesBOSTON „ Oops, he did it again. Boston pest Brad Marchand has licked another opponent. This time it was Lightning F Ryan Callahan after the two got into a shoving match after Marchand hit Callahan low in the second period of the Lightnings 4-3 overtime win in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal Friday. Marchand also licked the Maple Leafs Leo Komarov in their firstround series, and the NHL reportedly called the Bruins after the series to ask them to tell Marchand to quit licking opponents. Now the Lightning wants something done about it. I dont know what the difference is in that and spitting in somebodys face,Ž Callahan said. Its unfortunate that he goes to that level to do that. But it doesnt take us off our game.Ž But it is annoying, especially considering Marchand has a reputation for such behavior. Theres absolutely no place in our game for that,Ž Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. I dont understand it. I dont. How would you like it if I walked over to you right now and gave you a big lick from the chin all the way up? Theres just no place for it.Ž TV analysts agreed. I dont know whats going through Marchands mind,Ž NBCSN analyst and former player Keith Jones said during STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFSMarchands licking has Lightning upset By RICK STROUDTampa Bay TimesVERO BEACH „ The white van came to a stop in front of Field No. 2 on Don Drysdale Drive. Six quarterbacks hoping to earn a job with the Montreal Alouettes emptied the vehicle, changed into their cleats in the metal bleachers, and walked onto the outfield of this makeshift football practice field for a passing camp at Dodgertown. This is where the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers warmed up their arms for spring training for 60 years until leaving for Arizona in 2008. The Alouettes have come here for the rebirth of their season. For Josh Freeman, its likely the final chance to resuscitate his oncepromising career. Someone asked me the other day, Dude, are you out of money? Why are you playing in the CFL?  Freeman said. I said, Because I like playing football.  Almost directly across the state, 145 miles away in Tampa, Jameis Winston, the Bucs latest FOOTBALLFreeman tries to resurrect career in Canada What happenedOdds favorite Justify won the wettest Kentucky Derby on record. Justify, the cleanest horse on a muddy day, is the “ rst horse who did not race as a two-year-old to wear the roses since Apollo won in 1882.Quick factAmerican Pharoah was one of four horses in the last 10 years to win even the “ rst two races of the Triple Crown, along with Big Brown (2008), Ill Have Another (2012) and California Chrome (2014). Justify wins sloppy DerbyKentucky Derby recent champions2018: Justify 2017: Always Dreaming 2016: Nyquist 2015: American Pharoah 2014: California Chrome 2013: Orb 2012: Ill Have Another 2011: Animal Kingdom 2010: Super Saver 2009: Mine That Bird 2008: Big Brown 2007: Street Sense 2006: Barbaro 2005: Giacomo 2004: Smarty Jones 2003: Funny Cide 2002: War Emblem 2001: Monarchos 2000: Fusaichi Pegasus 1999: Charismatic 1998: Real QuietUndefeated colt gives trainer Bob Ba ert “ fth Churchill Downs winAP PHOTOMike Smith rides Justify to victory Saturday during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. SEE STAMKOS, 3 SEE MARCHAND, 3 SEE FREEMAN, 6Rays get within 1 game of .500Denard Span drove in his team-leading 24th run to help the surging Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Saturday night. Page 2


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(same-day tape) BOWLING Noon ESPN „ PBA Tour, League semi“ nals, at Portland, Maine (taped)COLLEGE BASEBALL1 p.m. ESPN2 „ Florida at Texas A&MCOLLEGE SOFTBALL4 p.m. ESPN2 „ Arkansas at LSUCOLLEGE VOLLEYBALL11:30 a.m. ESPN2 „ NCAA Beach Volleyball Tournament, second semi“ nal, at Gulf Shores, Ala. 2 p.m. ESPN „ NCAA Beach Volleyball Tournament, championship, at Gulf Shores, Ala.DRAG RACING11:30 a.m. FS1 „ NHRA, Southern Nationals, qualifying, at Commerce, Ga. (taped) 6 p.m. FS1 „ NHRA, Southern Nationals, “ nals, at Commerce, Ga. (same-day tape)GOLF7:30 a.m. GOLF „ European PGA Tour, GolfSixes, Day 2, at St. Albans, England 1 p.m. GOLFPGA Tour, Wells Fargo Championship, “ nal round, at Charlotte, N.C. 3 p.m. CBS „ PGA Tour, Wells Fargo Championship, “ nal round, at Charlotte, N.C. GOLF „ Champions Tour, Insperity Invitational, “ nal round, at The Woodlands, Texas 5:30 p.m. GOLF „ LPGA Tour, Volunteers of America Texas Classic, “ nal round, at The Colony, TexasMLB BASEBALL1 p.m. MLB „ Regional coverage, Cleveland at NY. Yankees OR Toronto at Tampa Bay 4 p.m. ESPN „ L.A. Dodgers vs. San Diego, at Monterrey, Mexico 8 p.m. ESPN „ Chicago Cubs at St. LouisNBA BASKETBALL3:30 p.m. ABC „ NBA playoffs, Western Conference semi“ nal, Game 4, Golden State at New Orleans 8 p.m. TNT „ NBA playoffs, Western Conference semi“ nal, Game 4, Houston at UtahNHL HOCKEY3 p.m. NBC „ NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Eastern Conference, semi“ nal, Game 5, Boston at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m. NBCSN „ NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Western Conference, semi“ nal, Game 6, Vegas at San JoseSOCCER8:30 a.m. NBCSN „ Premier League, Manchester City vs. Hudders“ eld Town 11:30 a.m. CNBC „ Premier League, Arsenal vs. Burnley NBCSN „ Premier League, Chelsea vs. LiverpoolSPORTS ON TV By BRYAN LEVINESports WriterPORT CHARLOTTE „ After an offensive surge for the first month of the season, the Stone Crabs managed just two runs on 10 hits with only one of those going for extra bases on Thursday and Friday. They broke out of that slump Saturday with an 8-6 win over the Bradenton Marauders „ totaling 13 hits and four extra-base knocks. It feels better now,Ž Stone Crabs manager Reinaldo Ruiz said. It feels better the boys swung the bat really well.Ž Peter Maris and David Rodriguez were partly responsible for seven of the eight Stone Crab runs in the victory. Maris hit his second home run of the week with a two-run shot in the sixth inning, which gave Charlotte an 8-4 lead at the time. He finished his day a triple shy of the cycle with three RBI and a run scored. Hes been really good for the team and thats why hes been playing more often,Ž Ruiz said of Maris, who is hitting .405 in 11 games this season. Rodriguez gave the Stone Crabs a 6-1 lead when his two-out single plated three runs, picking up two RBI on the base knock and getting some help from Lucius Foxs baserunning to force a throwing error and bring in the third run. In that inning, with bases laid and two outs, Rodriguez came through and gave us those security runs,Ž Ruiz said. His first-inning double sparked a tworun, two-out rally and set the tone for the rest of the game after Bradenton Starter Oddy Nunez struck out the first two batters on six pitches. Rodriguez finished 3-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored. I had a bad year last year swinging, so I had to make some adjustments,Ž Rodriguez said. I put the work in and thats it. Thats the only thing Ive done, is making an adjustments.Ž Rodriguez is currently on a 13-game hit streak and is hitting .441 over his last 15 games with 16 RBI in that time. Although Nunez allowed 11 hits over 4 ‡ innings of work, his line couldve been much worse had he not stranded eight Stone Crabs on base in the first four innings. We left a lot of runners in scoring position,Ž Ruiz said. Thats one thing that was not an issue early, but right now we definitely have some chances to score more runs.Ž On the mound for Charlotte was Brandon Lawson who had a decent outing. Lawson surrendered three runs on six hits and three walks over five-plus innings of work. He did not have any strikeouts. J.D. Busfield and Adrian Navas pitched the final four innings, allowing three runs and making things interesting in the ninth inning with the tying run at the plate and nobody out. „ Contact Bryan Levine at STONE CRABS 8, MARAUDERS 6Maris, Rodriguez lead CrabsSTONE CRABS 8, MARAUDERS 6Bradenton AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Gaffney LF 5 1 0 0 0 1 .270 Valerio SS 4 1 3 0 1 0 .262 Madris RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 .260 Baur 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .303 Reyes 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 .299 Oliva CF 2 1 0 0 1 0 .221 Owen 3B 3 1 2 1 0 0 .202 Tancas DH 4 0 1 1 0 1 .244 Delay C 4 0 1 1 0 1 .262 Charlotte AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Fox SS 5 1 0 0 0 1 .330 J. Lowe CF 5 0 0 0 0 3 .289 Rodriguez C 4 1 3 2 1 0 .377 N. Lowe 1B 5 1 2 1 0 1 .380 Sanchez RF 4 1 1 0 1 0 .317 Maris 2B 5 1 3 3 0 0 .405 Padlo 3B 4 0 1 0 1 3 .233 Gray SS 3 2 2 0 1 0 .196 Mastrobuoni LF 2 1 1 1 2 1 .281 Bradenton 000 013 002 … 6 11 1 Charlotte 210 032 00x … 8 13 1 2B: Reyes (3), Valerio 2 (6), Gaffney (5); Rodriguez (8), Gray (6), Maris (4). HR: Maris (2). RBI: Owen (6), Tancas (5), Delay (3), Baur (15); N. Lowe (29), Maris 3 (6), Mastrobuoni (7), Rodriguez 2 (16). LOB: Bradenton 8; Charlotte 11. RISP: Bradenton 2-for-11, Charlotte 4-for-15. SF: Owen, Baur. GIDP: Owen, Reyes. E: Delay (3, throw); Lawson (1, throw). SB: Valerio (5); Mastrobuoni (2). CS: Gaffney (3). Bradenton IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Nunez (L, 1-1) 4.1 11 6 5 4 4 0 3.21 Oller 2.2 2 2 2 2 4 1 4.91 Amedee 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.45 Charlotte IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA Lawson (W, 1-3) 5.0 6 3 3 3 0 0 6.35 Bus“ eld 2.0 2 1 1 1 10 1 5.09 Navas 2.0 3 2 2 0 2 0 3.14PHOTO BY TOM ONEILLCharlotte Stone Crabs starting pitcher Brandon Lawson (25) faces the Bradenton Marauders Saturday at Charlotte Sports Park. By MARK DIDTLERAssociated PressST. PETERSBURG „ Denard Span drove in his team-leading 24th run to help the surging Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Saturday night. The Rays chased Aaron Sanchez (2-3) in the fourth, taking a 4-1 lead on Spans single and a sacrifice fly by Matt Duffy. Spans 24 RBIs have come in 90 at-bats. Jake Faria (3-1) allowed a run and three hits in 5 ‡ innings as the Rays got their 11th victory in 14 games to improve to 15-16. Alex Colome, the fourth Tampa Bay reliever, got five outs for his sixth save. Teoscar Hernandez and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. each homered for the Blue Jays, who have lost eight of 12. Sanchez, who entered 1-0 with an 0.86 ERA in three starts at Tropicana Field, gave up four runs, five hits, four walks and had three strikeouts in 3 ‡innings. Toronto manager John Gibbons has called Tropicana Field a house of horrorsŽ for the Blue Jays, who have dropped the first two of a threegame series and have a 72-106 overall record at the ballpark. Toronto had a stretch from 2007-14 where it had 21 consecutive non-winning road series against the Rays. TRAINERS ROOMBlue Jays: OF Curtis Granderson, who left Fridays game with right hamstring tightness, will have his status re-evaluated Tuesday. Rays: RHP Nathan Eovaldi (right elbow surgery) will go two innings or 35 pitches in his second rehab start with Class A Charlotte. He went one inning and 17 pitches Friday. UP NEXTTampa Bay RHP Chris Archer (2-2) and Blue Jays RHP Marco Estrada (2-2) are Sundays starters. MLB TAMPA BAY 5, TORONTO 3Rays get within 1 game .of .500 By DAN GELSTONAssociated PressPHILADELPHIA „ Al Horford had no use for the premature celebration that showered confetti all over the 76ers home court at the end of regulation, delaying overtime and prompting an impromptu cleanup job. Turns out, Horford has the Celtics just a game away from a real sweep. Horford scored the go-ahead basket for Boston late in overtime in a wild Game 3 where the Philadelphia 76ers were sloppy with the basketball and the confetti, leading the Celtics to a 101-98 victory and a 3-0 series lead on Saturday night. These are the kind of moments you want to be in as a basketball player,Ž Horford said. The Celtics, who rallied from a 22-point deficit to beat the 76ers 108-103 in Game 2, can advance to the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight season on Monday. Game 4 is Monday at the only-in-the-postseason tip time of 6 p.m. EDT.Cavs move to 3-0 leadCLEVELAND „ LeBron James banked in a running one-hander at the buzzer, giving Cleveland a 105103 win over Toronto on Saturday night in Game 3 and shoving the Raptors to the edge of their most devastating playoff exit. After the Raptors tied it on rookie OG Anunobys 3-pointer with eight seconds left, James took the inbounds pass, dribbled the length of the floor and in one motion, dropped his 10-footer in front of Torontos stunned bench. The Cavs ran and mobbed James and moments later he was back up on the scorers table „ just like after a game-winner against Indiana last round „ to celebrate a win that was up for grabs. James finished with 38 points, Kevin Love added 21 and 16 rebounds and Kyle Korver 18 for the Cavs, who can sweep the Raptors for the second straight year.NBA PLAYOFFS BOSTON 101, PHILADELPHIA 98Celtics take 3-0 series lead with OT win By STEPHEN WHYNOAssociated PressWASHINGTON „ Jakub Vrana scored the go-ahead goal with 4:38 remaining, Braden Holtby made 35 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 in Game 5 Saturday night to take a 3-2 lead in the second-round series and put the back-to-back defending Stanley Cup champions on the brink of elimination. Vrana made coach Barry Trotz look like a genius for moving him to the top line alongside Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov, replacing Devante SmithPelly in the second period. Vrana sprung Kuznetsov for a breakaway on Washingtons tying goal 52 seconds into the third and finished off Ovechkins pass for the game-winner. The Capitals are one victory from advancing to the Eastern Conference final for the first time in the Ovechkin era and overall since 1998.STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS WASHINGTON 6, PITTSBURGH 3Capitals win to put Penguins on brink


the intermission between second and third periods. Theres no need for that,Ž echoed analyst and former player Jeremy Roenick. Theres no licking in hockey.ŽHow you like these apples?Even Lightning fans have to pull for a kid like Boston C Ryan Donato Sure, he and his teammates are trying to beat Tampa Bay. But this is a guy who seems to have his head on straight. Hes not just playing hockey right now. Hes going to school. And not just any school. Hes finishing the semester at Harvard. Donato played at Harvard as a junior this season and also represented the United States in the Olympics in South Korea. His Harvard season ended in March, and he immediately signed with the Bruins, for whom his father, Ted, used to play. But though he left the Harvard team, he didnt leave the school. Hes still taking classes. Thats what he chose, and were fine with it,Ž Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said. While his teammates are busy watching TV or going out during downtime on the road, Donato, a sociology major, is studying. Hes studying a lot, trying to graduate as soon as possible. I just want to be ready for the games, so if its close to a game, Im staying at the hotel so Ill stay focused,Ž he told the Boston Globe, and maybe if we get back from a road trip at 3 a.m., I get a ride from one of the guys and get dropped off at the dorm.Ž Finals are coming up soon. The Lightning probably wants to do what it can to help him out by eliminating the Bruins so he has extra time to study.This and thatLightning F Tyler Johnson took a nasty slash on the hand in the second period and missed a couple of shifts. Something to keep an eye for Game 5 on Sunday, when the Lightning could win the series. The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 SP Page 3He had just two goals in the playoffs coming into Game 4. Both were on the power play, and one of them was into an empty net. Not exactly gamebreaking stuff. But Stamkos dismissed the negativity and responded with a goal that saved the Lightnings night and possibly ruined the Bruins season. It was almost like Stammer saying, I had enough,  Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. Stamkos set up shop in the slot and absolutely blistered a one-timer past Tuukka Rask for what was also possibly the biggest goal of his career. Its obviously a big goal,Ž Stamkos said. But in saying that, we come to the playoffs to win hockey games. Obviously, you want to produce. You want these moments. But theres a reason why weve been very successful as a team in the regular season and now in the playoffs. Its because there are very good players on this team. Its not about one guy.Ž Perhaps, but it does become noticeable when one guy who is considered a superstar doesnt have superstar results in the postseason. It doesnt matter how hard he plays (and Stamkos always plays hard). It doesnt matter all the little things he does (he does them all). It doesnt matter how good of a leader he is (and he is good). And it doesnt matter how many chances he gets (and he has been getting plenty). Only one thing matters: If you are a scorer, you need to score. And Stamkos had not been scoring. Entering Game 4, he had gone 18 playoff games without an even-strength goal. So did he hear the outside noise about it? Sure,Ž Stamkos said. Any time you have a lot of success in the regular season, you just want to seamlessly transition into the playoffs. Its hard to produce in the regular season, never mind the playoffs, when its very tight checking when youre playing really good hockey teams.Ž But ƒ We knew it was going to come,Ž Stamkos continued. Its percentages. You keep working hard. You keep shooting the puck. You keep working the way youve done in the past, its going to happen.Ž Know what else happened? The Lightning never got rattled in a game that had the ups and downs of a roller coaster. And just as many thrills, too. The Lightning jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period on goals by Point and Kucherov, only to see the Bruins storm back with two power-play goals and a shorthanded one early in the third that wouldve broken the back of most teams. But because of Stamkos, the Lightning tied the score. Yeah, its always nice to do it in a big win,Ž Stamkos said. This win couldnt have been bigger. The Lightning comes back to Tampa Bay after winning two games in a building in which it had won only nine times since 1992. Its always nice to win a game, especially the magnitude of this one,Ž Stamkos said. Our line has been talking a lot about wanting to have a better game. Obviously, its not a matter of will. We knew eventually it was going to come.Ž And it could not have come at a better time. For Stamkos. And, especially, the Lightning.STAMKOSFrom Page 1By FRED GOODALLAssociated PressTAMPA „ The Tampa Bay Lightning understand what it takes to be successful in the Stanley Cup playoffs. And as the Vegas Golden Knights are also showing, the winning formula can vary from game to game and series to series. Dominant defense is part of the equation. So is timely and opportunistic offense. Mental toughness is a prerequisite. It pays to be resilient, too. I just think any time youre winning games, youre battling through something,Ž Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. Maybe a better way to put it is youre making a big play at the right time,Ž Cooper added. It seems teams that move on often are doing that, and teams that dont miss out on opportunities.Ž The Lightnings latest victory has them one away from the teams third trip to the Eastern Conference final in four years, a step they can take by beating the Boston on Sunday (3 p.m. ET, NBC) at home in Game 5 of their best-ofseven semifinal. The Golden Knights, meanwhile, lead their second-round series against the San Jose Sharks 3-2 and can secure a spot in the Western Conference final by winning Game 6 on the road Sunday night (7:30 p.m., NBCSN). Id be the first one to tell you weve accomplished nothing,Ž Cooper said. Weve won a couple of games in this series. Youve got to win four, not three.Ž Tampa Bays Alex Killorn, who had the primary assist on Dan Girardis overtime goal that pushed the Bruins to the brink of elimination in Game 4, said theres a sense of urgency to end the series and avoid a return trip to Boston. I think it has to looked at that way,Ž Killorn said. Thats a great team. You go back to Boston, you give them a chance to get back in the series, you never know what will happen.Ž As tempting as it may to be think about how close the Golden Knights are to reaching the Westeren Conference final, goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury said the teams mind-set is much the same as its been all season. I think we had this mentality all year long: its all about the next game,Ž the three-time Stanley Cup champion said. Vegas can become the third team in NHL history to win multiple series in its inaugural season. The leagues first-ever postseason saw the Toronto Arenas win the 1918 NHL Final against the Montreal Canadiens before defeating the Pacific Coast Hockey Associations Vancouver Millionaires to win the Stanley Cup. In 1968, the St. Louis Blues defeated the Philadelphia Flyers and Minnesota North Stars to emerge from the all-expansion West Division to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFSLightning, Golden Knights 1 win from conference “ nals MARCHANDFrom Page 1AP PHOTOBoston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) is escorted to the penalty box during the second period of Game 3 against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Boston on May 2. By KAREL JANICEKAssociated PressHERNING, Denmark „ South Koreas debut at the world ice hockey championship was memorable for the wrong reason as it lost to Finland 8-0 on Saturday. Also, France beat Belarus 6-2 to rebound from losing to Russia 7-0 on Friday in Group A in Copenhagen. Latvia outlasted Norway to win 3-2 in overtime, and Switzerland prevailed over Austria 3-2, also in overtime. Sebastian Aho scored twice and added two assists for Finland. His NHL teammate Teuvo Teravainen also had a goal and three assists. Weve been playing together a couple years now, we know our game pretty good, and we know where we are on the ice,Ž Teravainen said. We just try to make some plays and have some fun.Ž Canada-born Matt Dalton in the South Korea goal made 37 saves. You cannot give up three short-handed goals,Ž Dalton said. Its a different level.Ž South Korea next faces Canada. Latvias Rudolfs Balcers scored just 24 seconds into overtime to settle their match with Norway in Herning. Anders Bastiansen and Alexander Bonsaksen established a 2-0 lead for Norway before Balcers reduced the deficit with his first goal and Rodrigo Abols equalized in the third period. Enzo Corvi scored the winner for Switzerland with 1:42 remaining against Austria in Copenhagen. Nino Niederreiter and Gaetan Haas also had a goal each for a Swiss 2-0 lead. With eight minutes remaining in the second, Austria defenseman Steven Strong received a hit from Sven Andrighetto and was taken off on a stretcher. Dominic Zwerger scored the first goal for Austria on the subsequent power play and Manuel Ganahl equalized in the final period, forcing overtime. Later Saturday, the United States faced Denmark a day after beating tournament favorite Canada, and the Czech Republic took on Slovakia.HOCKEYFinland routs Korea 8-1 in worlds debut, US faces DenmarkAP PHOTOFinlands Sebastian Aho after scoring a goal during the Ice Hockey World Championships match between Finland and South Korea at the Jyske bank Boxen arena in Herning, Denmark, on Saturday By REGINA GARCIA CANO AND W.G. RAMIREZAssociated PressLAS VEGAS „ The Golden Knights goldand-grey-on-black helmets are everywhere. Theyre on T-shirts and hats worn by mall patrons, on jerseys of moviegoers, on stuffed animals, on mugs and on bumper stickers deep in suburbia. Bars far from the citys tourist-driven areas show the games on TV, and watch parties have become a regular activity. The arena rocks when the expansion team that has taken the league by storm appears on its home ice. A city that for years longed for a major sports franchise has truly embraced the Knights. Its so much different live than it is on TV. Its a whole different experience,Ž said David Santangelo, a Las Vegas resident who is a season ticket holder and longtime hockey fan. People fall in love with it. So many people I talk to at work are saying that they didnt know it was so exciting. People are really starting to learn about it now.Ž Santangelo, who was wearing a Knights jersey, was among hundreds who attended a party Monday in downtown Las Vegas to watch Game 3 of the Knights second-round playoff series against the San Jose Sharks. The Golden Knights have a 3-2 series lead after a 5-3 victory over San Jose on Friday night. For years, questions were raised over whether the touristdriven city with a long history of hosting big events could support a big league team night after night. Gambling and a relatively small market size steered major franchises elsewhere. Before the Knights dropped the puck, there were naysayers even though initial ticket demand was high. Average game attendance at T-Mobile Arena is now 18,042. Tourists and comped high-rollers have surely caught games. So have tennis greats Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf, rapper Lil Jon, poker pro Daniel Negreanu and slugger Bryce Harper before baseball season started. But defying some of those early predictions, its been regular residents and their children who have filled the stands game after game. The crowds bode well for the NFLs Raiders, who are due to move to Sin City in 2020. The Knights „ who were 200-1 at many sports books to win the Stanley Cup before the season began „ proudly declare themselves Vegas Born. Their success on the ice has certainly influenced attendance, but it may also have to do with the citys desperate need for fellowship around the time the season opened. The Knights home opener in October came only a few days after the city suffered the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The team retired jersey No. 58 during its final home game of the regular season to honor the victims. A banner with 58 stars was hoisted into the rafters. The victims names were also projected on the ice. I think because all the players are from different places and Las Vegas is a melting pot of people from different places, its just really brought community together to have our own team,Ž said fan Angel Ashby. This is a Vegas-born team. It isnt from somewhere else.Ž NHLVegas has fallen in love with Golden Knights


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DETROITIPHRERBBSONPERA Zmrmnn,W,2-052 003585 4.88 Hardy,H,111110021 9.00 Wilson,H,51.10 000117 4.58 Stumpf,H,5.10 00015 2.92 Jimenez,H,5.10 00002 2.70 Greene,S,6-812 100325 4.50 KANSASCITYIPHRERBBSONPERA Hammel,L,0-46.210 3315100 4.78 Flynn.10001063.60 Keller110000172.84 Adam110011190.00 Inheritedrunners-scored„Flynn2-0. Umpires„Home,LazDiazFirst,Jansen ViscontiSecond,MannyGonzalezThird,Jeff Nelson. T„3:06.A„20,708(37,903).PHILLIES3,NATIONALS1PHILADELPHIAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandez2b511002.282 Hoskinslf311221.286 Nerisp000000.000 Herreracf300011.322 Santana1b411001.167 Franco3b401100.271 Williamsrf-lf300012.190 Kingeryss301001.212 Ramosp000000--Hunterp000000--Garciap000000--a-Altherrph-rf000010.212 Velasquezp201000.364 Florimonss200002.222 Knappc301011.180 TOTALS32373611 WASHINGTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Harperrf400002.255 Rendon3b200021.276 Adams1b300011.284 Kendrick2b400001.283 Stevensonlf401000.308 Severinoc000030.250 b-Turnerph000010.282 Bautistacf300001.000 Solisp000000--Suerop000000--c-Wietersph100000.208 Roarkp100000.143 Taylorcf100010.198 Difoss411101.287 TOTALS2712187 PHILADELPHIA200001000„370 WASHINGTON000010000„120 a-walkedforGarciainthe9th.b-walkedfor Severinointhe9th.c-poppedoutforSuero inthe9th. LOB„Philadelphia8,Washington8.3B„ Santana(1).HR„Hoskins(5),offRoark Difo(2),offVelasquez.RBIs„Hoskins2(22), Franco(25),Difo(11). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Philadelphia4(Hoskins3, Santana)Washington2(Adams,Difo). RISP„Philadelphia2for8Washington0for 3. Runnersmovedup„Knapp.GIDP„ Hernandez,Velasquez,Bautista. DP„Philadelphia2(Franco,Santana), (Hernandez,Santana)Washington2 (Kendrick,Difo,Adams),(Difo,Adams). PHILADELPHIAIPHRERBBSONPERA Velasquez,W,2-451 114492 5.14 Ramos,H,211 001115 0.64 Hunter,H,21.10 001123 3.18 Garcia,H,5.20 000052.70 Neris,S,6-710 002117 2.77 WASHINGTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Roark,L,.26.1633391153.65 Solis1.200011204.05 Suero110021250.00 Inheritedrunners-scored„Garcia1-0,Solis 1-0.HBP„Velasquez(Roark).WP„Neris. Umpires„Home,MikeMuchlinskiFirst, SeanBarberSecond,MikeWintersThird, RobDrake. T„3:13.A„34,687(41,313).RAYS5,BLUEJAYS3TORONTOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandezrf412202.270 Donaldson3b300010.238 Solartedh400001.268 Pillarcf401000.310 Martinc400001.145 Morales1b400002.160 GurrielJr.2b311101.222 Pompeylf301001.333 Diazss312000.210 TOTALS3237318 TAMPABAYABRHBIBBSOAVG. Spanlf411110.256 Crondh411100.261 Duffy3b310112.286 Miller1b201021.243 Ramosc401100.307 Wendle2b400001.300 Hechavarriass300010.260 Smithcf222020.337 Fieldrf300001.265 TOTALS2956475 TORONTO000100020„373 TAMPABAY10120001X„560 E„Martin(3),GurrielJr.2(2).LOB„Toronto 3,TampaBay10.2B„Diaz(4),Smith(4). HR„Hernandez(5),offFariaGurrielJr.(2),off Romo.RBIs„Hernandez2(14),GurrielJr.(7), Span(24),Cron(20),Duffy(9),Ramos(16). SB„Span(3),Smith(7),Field(1).SF„Cron, Duffy.S„Field. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Toronto1 (Solarte)TampaBay5(Span,Duffy,Wendle, Hechavarria,Field).RISP„Toronto1for4 TampaBay2for12. Runnersmovedup„Donaldson,Field.GIDP„ Donaldson,Solarte,Cron. DP„Toronto1(Diaz,GurrielJr., Morales)TampaBay2(Faria,Hechavarria, Miller),(Wendle,Miller). TORONTOIPHRERBBSONPERA Sanchez,L,.23.25 424385 4.14 Loup1.10002130 4.97 Oh20001026 1.76 Clippard11 100114 1.56 TAMPABAYIPHRERBBSONPERA Faria,W,3-15.13 111473 4.15 Roe,H,91.11000115 4.15 Alvarado,H,9.10 00003 2.40 Romo,H,3.13220114 6.75 Colome,S,6-81.200002194.91 Inheritedrunners-scored„Loup1-0,Roe2-0, Alvarado1-0. Umpires„Home,CBBucknorFirst,Jeremie RehakSecond,BrianONoraThird,Fieldin Culbreth. T„2:52.A„16,297(42,735).ROCKIES2,METS0COLORADOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Blackmoncf301010.294 Desmond1b400001.177 Arenado3b411102.321 Storyss300012.230 Iannettac311000.222 Cuevaslf401000.333 C.Gonzalezrf300012.215 Valaika2b301001.103 c-Dahlph101100.286 Davisp000000--Bettisp200001.063 b-Parraph100000.250 Ottavinop000000--Castro2b000000.167 TOTALS3126239 NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Nimmocf300011.268 Cespedeslf400000.240 Cabrera2b402001.336 Brucerf402000.245 Frazier3b300011.255 A.Gonzalez1b400000.221 Nidoc300000.152 d-Lagaresph100000.326 Matzp200000.111 Sewaldp000000.000 a-Floresph101000.220 Gsellmanp000000.000 Rosarioss301000.237 TOTALS3206023 COLORADO100000001„260 NEWYORK000000000„060 a-singledforSewaldinthe7th.b-”iedoutfor Bettisinthe8th.c-singledforValaikainthe 9th.d-groundedoutforNidointhe9th. LOB„Colorado6,NewYork7.2B„Bruce(7). HR„Arenado(8),offMatz.RBIs„Arenado (21),Dahl(5).SB„Blackmon(3),Story(7), Cespedes(3). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Colorado 3(Desmond,Cuevas,Valaika)NewYork2 (Bruce,A.Gonzalez).RISP„Colorado1for7 NewYork0for4. Runnersmovedup„Cuevas,Parra.LIDP„ Desmond,Frazier. DP„Colorado1(Story,Valaika)NewYork1 (Nimmo,Frazier). COLORADOIPHRERBBSONPERA Bettis,W,4-176 001294 2.05 Ottavino,H,810 001118 0.50 Davis,S,13-1410 000013 2.51 NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Matz,L,.163 111588 4.23 Sewald1000019 3.06 Gsellman23 112330 4.00 HBP„Gsellman(Iannetta).WP„Gsellman. PB„Nido(1). Umpires„Home,MikeEstabrookFirst,Eric CooperSecond,ChadFairchildThird,Bruce Dreckman. T„2:28.A„37,550(41,922).STATISTICAL LEADERSAMERICANLEAGUE RUNS: Betts,Boston,34; Gregorius,NewYork,27; Springer,Houston,27; Judge,NewYork,26;Trout, LosAngeles,26;Lindor, Cleveland,25;Semien,Oakland,25;Gardner,NewYork, 24;Stanton,NewYork,23;4 tiedat22. RBI: Lowrie,Oakland, 31;Gregorius,NewYork, 30;GSanchez,NewYork, 28;Haniger,Seattle,27; Machado,Baltimore,27; Betts,Boston,26;KDavis, Oakland,26;Correa,Houston,25;Martinez,Boston,25; Segura,Seattle,24. PITCHING: Kluber,Cleveland,5-1;Porcello,Boston, 5-0;Severino,NewYork,5-1; 12tiedat4. ERA: Verlander,Houston, 1.13;Sabathia,NewYork, 1.39;Cole,Houston,1.42; Manaea,Oakland,1.63; Morton,Houston,1.72. STRIKEOUTS: Cole,Houston, 77;Verlander,Houston,62; Paxton,Seattle,60;Bauer, Cleveland,54. NATIONALLEAGUE BATTING: Markakis, Atlanta,.333;Cabrera,New York,.330;Pham,St.Louis, .327;Arenado,Colorado, .324;Herrera,Philadelphia, .322;Freeman,Atlanta, .319;Dickerson,Pittsburgh, .313;Flaherty,Atlanta,.310; Winker,Cincinnati,.310; Castro,Miami,.302. RUNS: Albies,Atlanta,32; Harper,Washington,29; Blackmon,Colorado,27; Freeman,Atlanta,24; Pham,St.Louis,24;CTaylor,LosAngeles,24;6tied at22. RBI: Baez,Chicago,28; Harper,Washington,28; Cespedes,NewYork, 26;Franco,Philadelphia, 25;Pollock,Arizona,25; Albies,Atlanta,24;Freeman,Atlanta,24;Markakis, Atlanta,24;3tiedat22. HITS: Markakis,Atlanta,41; Albies,Atlanta,38;Cabrera, NewYork,38;Freeman, Atlanta,38;Herrera, Philadelphia,37;Peraza, Cincinnati,37;Turner, Washington,37;Dickerson, Pittsburgh,36;Marte,Pittsburgh,36;3tiedat35. PITCHING: Scherzer,Washington,6-1;Corbin,Arizona, 4-0;Godley,Arizona,4-2; Gonzalez,Washington,4-2 ERA: Cueto,SanFrancisco, 0.84;Garcia,Miami,1.09; Martinez,St.Louis,1.40; Scherzer,Washington,1.79; deGrom,NewYork,1.87; Corbin,Arizona,2.15. STRIKEOUTS: Scherzer, Washington,65;Corbin, Arizona,60;Strasburg, Washington,54;deGrom, NewYork,54;Syndergaard, NewYork,49;Kershaw,Los Angeles,48;Martinez,St. Louis,45;Ray,Arizona,45.BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSPhillies3Nationals1: RhysHoskins hitatwo-runhomer,VinceVelasquezpitched“veeffectiveinnings andthePhiladelphiaPhilliessnapped Washingtonssix-gamewinstreak. Velasquez(2-4)allowedonerunand onehitinhis“rstwinsinceApril7. Healsostruckoutfour,walkedfour andhitabatter. Cardinals8,Cubs6,10innings: KoltenWonghitatwo-runhomerin the10thinning,cappingtheSt.Louis Cardinalsrallyandgivingthemawin overtheChicagoCubsonSaturday. Tigers3,Royals2: JordanZimmermannallowedtwohitsover“ve scorelessinnings,NicholasCastellanoshadthreeextra-basehitsand DetroitTigersbeatKansasCity. Yankees5,Indians2: SonnyGray madehissecondstraightstrong startandwonforthe“rsttimein amonth,boostingtheNewYork YankeesovertheClevelandIndians fortheir14thwinin15games. Rays5,BlueJays3: DenardSpan droveinhisteam-leading24thrun tohelpthesurgingTampaBayRays beattheTorontoBlueJays5-3on Saturdaynight. Rockies2,Mets0: ChadBettis pitchedsevenshutoutinningstolead ColoradotowininNewYork. LATEGAMES MinnesotaatChicagoWhiteSox L.A.Dodgersvs.SanDiegoat Monterrey MiamiatCincinnati PittsburghatMilwaukee SanFranciscoatAtlanta HoustonatArizona BostonatTexas HoustonatArizona BaltimoreatOakland L.A.AngelsatSeattleTODAYSPITCHINGCOMPARISONNATIONALLEAGUE2018TEAM2017VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA ColoradoFreeland(L)1-44.242-40-03.00.00 NewYorkSyndergaard(R)1:10p2-13.105-20-00.00.00 PhiladelphiaArrieta(R)3-13.493-20-28.05.63 WashingtonScherzer(R)1:35p6-11.796-12-018.24.34 SanFran.Suarez(L)0-14.380-20-00.00.00 AtlantaSoroka(R)1:35p1-01.501-00-00.00.00 PittsburghKuhl(R)3-25.013-31-013.22.63 MilwaukeeAnderson(R)2:10p3-23.385-23-017.11.56 MiamiStraily(R)0-09.001-00-16.03.00 CincinnatiFinnegan(L)4:10p0-27.270-40-00.00.00 LosAngelesHill(L)1-16.001-23-025.01.08 SanDiegoLauer(L)4:10p0-110.130-20-00.00.00 ChicagoLester(L)2-12.735-12-130.22.93 St.LouisWacha(R)8:05p4-13.625-10-322.07.77AMERICANLEAGUE2018TEAM2017VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA ClevelandClevinger(R)2-02.823-30-02.119.29 NewYorkGerman(R)1:05p0-13.770-00-00.00.00 TorontoEstrada(R)2-26.194-20-418.210.61 TampaBayArcher(R)1:10p2-26.054-31-034.02.65 MinnesotaGibson(R)1-13.383-31-07.01.29 ChicagoShields(R)2:10p1-35.352-40-117.04.24 DetroitBoyd(L)1-22.482-31-115.26.32 KansasCityJunis(R)2:15p3-23.294-22-112.06.75 BostonSale(L)2-12.144-31-07.13.68 TexasFister(R)3:05p1-22.883-20-00.00.00 BaltimoreCobb(R)0-39.680-41-06.01.50 OaklandTriggs(R)4:05p2-15.204-20-00.00.00 LosAngelesOhtani(R)2-14.433-10-00.00.00 SeattleHernandez(R)4:10p4-24.895-20-06.04.50INTERLEAGUE2018TEAM2017VSOPP PITCHERSTIMEW-LERARECW-LIPERA HoustonVerlander(R)4-01.135-21-06.04.50 ArizonaKoch(R)4:10p1-02.372-10-00.00.00 KEY: TEAMREC-TeamsRecordingamesstartedbytodayspitcher. VSOPP-Pitchersrecordversusthisopponent. FRIDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague N.Y.Yankees7,Cleveland6 TampaBay6,Toronto2 Boston5,Texas1 Minnesota6,ChicagoWhiteSox4 KansasCity4,Detroit2 Oakland6,Baltimore4 L.A.Angels5,Seattle0 NationalLeague Washington7,Philadelphia3 Cincinnati4,Miami1 Colorado8,N.Y.Mets7 SanFrancisco9,Atlanta4 Pittsburgh6,Milwaukee4 St.Louis3,ChicagoCubs2 L.A.Dodgers4,SanDiego0 Interleague Houston8,Arizona0 MONDAYSGAMES AmericanLeague DetroitatTexas,8:05p.m. MinnesotaatSt.Louis,8:10p.m. HoustonatOakland,10:05p.m. NationalLeague SanFranciscoatPhiladelphia,7:05p.m. N.Y.MetsatCincinnati,7:10p.m. MiamiatChicagoCubs,8:05p.m. MinnesotaatSt.Louis,8:10p.m. WashingtonatSanDiego,10:10p.m.BASEBALLCALENDARMAY16-17: Ownersmeetings,NewYork. JUNE4: Amateurdraftstarts. JUNE15: Internationalamateursigning periodcloses. JULY2: Internationalamateursigning periodopens. JULY6: Lastdaytosignforamateur draftpickssubjecttodeadline. JULY17: All-StarGame,Washington. JULY29: HallofFameinductions, Cooperstown,N.Y. JULY31: Lastdaytotradeaplayer withoutsecuringwaivers. OCT.2-3: Wild-cardgames. DEC.10-13: Winter meetings,LasVegas. TOPTEN A MERICANLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. BettsBos281043438.365 MMachadoBal321231744.358 LowrieOak321321547.356 DGordonSea311282045.352 JMartinezBos301171940.342 SimmonsLAA301092137.339 MSmithTB27891130.337 AltuveHou341352045.333 CabreraDet26931330.323 GregoriusNYY321162737.319 Homeruns Betts,Boston,13;Trout,LosAngeles,11;Gallo,Texas,10; Haniger,Seattle,10;Gregorius,NewYork,10;6tiedat9. NATIONALLEAGUE PlayerGABRHPct. MarkakisAtl311232141.333 CabreraNYM291152238.330 PhamStL29982432.327 ArenadoCol281021733.324 OHerreraPhi311151637.322 FFreemanAtl311192438.319 DickersonPit301151836.313 RFlahertyAtl26871227.310 WinkerCin2987927.310 SCastroMia311161535.302 Homeruns Harper,Washington,12;Blackmon,Colorado,11;Albies, Atlanta,10;Pollock,Arizona,10;Villanueva,SanDiego,9; JBaez,Chica g o,8;8tiedat7.THISDATEINBASEBALL1915: AsapitcherforBoston,BabeRuthhadthree hits,includinghis“rstmajorleaguehomerunwhen heconnectedoffJackWarhopoftheNewYorkYankeesatthePoloGrounds. 1917: BobGroomoftheBrownsduplicatedteammate ErnieKoobsfeatofthepreviousdaybypitchinga3-0 no-hitvictoryagainsttheChicagoWhiteSoxinthe secondgameofadoubleheaderinSt.Louis. 1934: CarlReynolds,MooseSolters,RickFerrelland BuckyWaltershitfourconsecutivetriplesina12-run fourthinningfortheBostonRedSoxatFenwayPark, enroutetoa14-4winovertheDetroitTigers. 1941: InhislastgamebeforeenteringtheU.S.military, DetroitsHankGreenberghittwohomerunswith threeRBIstohelptheTigerstoa7-4victoryoverthe NewYorkYankees. 1951: CliffChambersofthePittsburghPiratespitched a3-0no-hitterinthesecondgameofadoubleheader againsttheBravesinBoston. 1953: BoboHollomanoftheSt.LouisBrownspitched a6-0no-hitteragainstthePhiladelphiaAthleticsin his“rstmajorleaguestart.Heneverpitchedanother completegameinthemajors. 1982: GaylordPerryoftheSeattleMarinersbecame the15thmajorleaguepitcherwith300victories whenhedefeatedtheNewYorkYankees7-3atthe Kingdome. 1984: CalRipkenoftheBaltimoreOrioleshitforthe cycleina6-1winovertheTexasRangers. 1994: AnthonyYoungwonasastarterforthe“rst timeinmorethantwoyearsastheChicagoCubsbeat thePittsburghPirates10-1.ThewinendedYoungs 29-gamelosingstreakasastarter.


The Sun / Sunday, May 6, 2018 SP Page 5SCOREBOARD MINOR LEAGUESFLORIDA STATE LEAGUENorth Division W L Pct. GBDaytona (Reds) 19 10 .655 „ Tampa (Yankees) 16 13 .552 3 Lakeland (Tigers) 12 17 .414 7 Clearwater (Phillies) 11 17 .393 7 Florida (Braves) 11 18 .379 8 Dunedin (Blue Jays) 10 17 .370 8South Division W L Pct. GB Jupiter (Marlins) 21 8 .724 „ Bradenton (Pirates) 17 12 .586 4 Palm Beach (Cardinals) 16 13 .552 5 Charlotte (Rays) 14 15 .483 7 Fort Myers (Twins) 13 16 .448 8 St. Lucie (Mets) 12 16 .429 8 Saturdays GamesFlorida 3, Tampa 0 St. Lucie 7, Palm Beach 4 Jupiter 2, Fort Myers 1 Charlotte 8, Bradenton 6 Dunedin 7, Clearwater 3 Daytona 3, Lakeland 1Sundays GamesBradenton at Charlotte, 12:35 a.m. Tampa at Florida, 11 a.m. Dunedin at Clearwater, 1 p.m. St. Lucie at Palm Beach, 1 p.m. Jupiter at Fort Myers, 4 p.m. Lakeland at Daytona, 5:35 p.m.Mondays GamesBradenton at Dunedin, 6:30 p.m. Jupiter at Palm Beach, 6:30 p.m. Clearwater at Lakeland, 6:30 p.m. Florida at St. Lucie, 6:30 p.m. Charlotte at Fort Myers, 7 p.m. Tampa at Daytona, 7:05 p.m.PRO BASKETBALLNBA PLAYOFFSAll times EasternCONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE CLEVELAND 2, TORONTO 0May 1: Cleveland 113, Toronto 112, OT Thursday: Cleveland 128, Toronto 110 Saturday: Toronto at Cleveland, late Monday: Toronto at Cleveland, 8:30 p.m. x-Wednesday: Cleveland at Toronto, TBD x-Friday, May 11: Toronto at Cleveland, TBD x-Sunday, May 13: Cleveland at Toronto, TBDBOSTON 3, PHILADELPHIA 0April 30: Boston 117, Philadelphia 101 Thursday: Boston 108, Philadelphia 103 Saturday: Boston 101, Philadelphia 98, OT Monday: Boston at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 9: Philadelphia at Boston, TBD x-Friday, May 11: Boston at Philadelphia, TBD x-Sunday, May 13: Philadelphia at Boston, TBDCELTICS 101, 76ERS 98, OTBOSTON (101) Tatum 11-17 1-4 24, Horford 5-12 3-4 13, Baynes 3-7 0-0 7, Rozier 7-15 2-2 18, Smart 4-11 0-0 9, Ojeleye 1-1 0-0 3, Morris 3-14 2-2 9, Larkin 1-2 0-0 2, Brown 6-12 1-2 16. Totals 41-91 9-14 101. PHILADELPHIA (98) Covington 0-8 1-2 1, Saric 4-11 1-3 11, Embiid 10-26 2-3 22, Simmons 8-14 0-0 16, Redick 6-15 3-4 18, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Ilyasova 4-9 4-4 14, McConnell 2-2 0-0 4, Belinelli 4-12 2-2 12. Totals 38-97 13-18 98. BOSTON 19 29 21 20 12 „ 101 PHILADELPHIA 20 31 17 21 9 „ 98 3-Point Goals„Boston 10-38 (Brown 3-6, Rozier 2-8, Ojeleye 1-1, Baynes 1-2, Tatum 1-4, Morris 1-7, Smart 1-7, Larkin 0-1, Horford 0-2), Philadelphia 9-30 (Redick 3-8, Saric 2-4, Ilyasova 2-5, Belinelli 2-7, Embiid 0-1, Covington 0-5). Fouled Out„Embiid, Smart. Rebounds„Boston 49 (Baynes 10), Philadelphia 50 (Embiid 19). Assists„Boston 19 (Tatum 4), Philadelphia 23 (Simmons 8). Total Fouls„Boston 20, Philadelphia 14. A„20,758 (21,600).WESTERN CONFERENCE HOUSTON 2, UTAH 1April 29: Houston 110, Utah 96 Wednesday: Utah 116, Houston 108 Friday: Houston 113, Utah 92 Today: Houston at Utah, 8 p.m. Tuesday: Utah at Houston, TBD x-Thursday, May 10: Houston at Utah, TBD x-Monday, May 14: Utah at Houston, TBDGOLDEN STATE 2, NEW ORLEANS 1April 28: Golden State 123, New Orleans 101 May 1: Golden State 121, New Orleans 116 Friday: New Orleans 119, Golden State 100 Today: Golden State at New Orleans, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday: New Orleans at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. x-Thursday, May 10: Golden State at New Orleans, TBD x-Monday, May 14: New Orleans at Golden State, TBDODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLToday National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINEat New York -185 Colorado +170 at Atlanta -136 San Francisco +126 at Washington -180 Philadelphia +165 at Milwaukee -142 Pittsburgh +132 at Cincinnati -114 Miami +104 Los Angeles -175 at San Diego +163 at St. Louis -119 Chicago +109American Leagueat New York -140 Cleveland +130 at Tampa Bay -134 Toronto +124 Minnesota -140 at Chicago +130 at Kansas City -145 Detroit +135 Boston -230 at Texas +210 at Oakland -180 Baltimore +165 Los Angeles -132 at Seattle +122InterleagueHouston -190 at Arizona +175NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Golden State 5 231 at New Orlns Houston 6 208 at UtahNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Stanley Cup PlayoffsTodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Tampa Bay -170 Boston +158 at San Jose -135 Vegas +125 Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueBOSTON RED SOX „ Reinstated LHP Eduardo Rodriguez from the family medical leave list. Optioned LHP Bobby Poyner to Pawtucket (IL). CHICAGO WHITE SOX „ Placed INF Yon Moncada on the 10-day DL. Recalled INF Jos Rondn from Charlotte (IL). CLEVELAND INDIANS „ Acquired RHP Oliver Drake from Milwaukee for cash considerations and added him to the major league roster. MINNESOTA TWINS „ Placed C Jason Castro on the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of C Bobby Wilson from Rochester (IL). TEXAS RANGERS „ Sent 2B Rougned Odor on rehab assignment to Frisco (Texas).National LeagueNEW YORK METS „ Designated RHP Matt Harvey for assignment. Recalled RHP Hansel Robles from Las Vegas (PCL). WASHINGTON NATIONALS „ Reinstated 3B Anthony Rendon from the 10-day DL. Optioned INF Adrian Sanchez to Syracuse (IL).American AssociationKANSAS CITY T-BONES „ Signed C Adrian Nieto. ST. PAUL SAINTS „ Signed INF J.J. Gould. FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueMINNESOTA VIKINGS „ Signed DT Jaylen Holmes and TE Tyler Conklin.HOCKEYEast Coast Hockey LeagueECHL „ Suspended Fort Waynes Daniel Maggio one game and “ ned him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a May 4 game against Toledo. Suspended Floridas Brett Bulmer one game and “ ned him an undisclosed amount and suspended Orlandos Sean Zimmerman one game for their actions in a May 4 game.PRO HOCKEYNHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFSAll times EasternCONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE WASHINGTON 3, PITTSBURGH 2April 26: Pittsburgh 3, Washington 2 April 29: Washington 4, Pittsburgh 1May 1: Washington 4, Pittsburgh 3Thursday: Pittsburgh 3, Washington 1Saturday : Washington 6, Pittsburgh 3Monday: Washington at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.x-Wednesday : Pittsburgh at Washington, 7:30 p.m.CAPITALS 6, PENGUINS 3PITTSBURGH 1 2 0 „ 3 WASHINGTON 2 0 4 „ 6First Period„1, Pittsburgh, Oleksiak 1 (Brassard, Schultz), 2:23. 2, Washington, Carlson 3 (Kuznetsov, Oshie), 18:22 (pp). 3, Washington, Connolly 2 (Eller, Vrana), 18:55. Penalties„Niskanen, WSH, (holding), 7:15; Ruhwedel, PIT, (hooking), 10:04; Simon, PIT, (tripping), 17:11; Ovechkin, WSH, (hooking), 19:58. Second Period„4, Pittsburgh, Crosby 9 (Schultz, Kessel), 4:43 (pp). 5, Pittsburgh, Hornqvist 5 (Kessel, Malkin), 7:45 (pp). Penalties„Ovechkin, WSH, (slashing), 4:24; Smith-Pelly, WSH, (tripping), 6:57; SmithPelly, WSH, (tripping), 16:39; Crosby, PIT, (hooking), 17:22. Third Period„6, Washington, Kuznetsov 6 (Vrana, Niskanen), 0:52. 7, Washington, Vrana 2 (Kuznetsov, Ovechkin), 15:22. 8, Washington, Oshie 5, 18:29. 9, Washington, Eller 3, 19:54. Penalties„None. Shots on Goal„Pittsburgh 13-18-8„39. Washington 13-5-14„32. Power -play opportunities„Pittsburgh 2 of 5; Washington 1 of 3. Goalies„Pittsburgh, Murray 6-5 (30 shots-26 saves). Washington, Holtby 7-3 (39-36). A„18,506 (18,277). T„2:44. Referees„Marc Joannette, Wes McCauley. Linesmen„Devin Berg, Jonny Murray.TAMPA BAY 3, BOSTON 1April 28: Boston 6, Tampa Bay 2April 30: Tampa Bay 4, Boston 2 Wednesday: Tampa Bay 4, Boston 1Friday: Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3, OTToday: Boston at Tampa Bay, 3 p.m.x-Tuesday: Tampa Bay at Boston, TBDx-Thursday, May 10: Boston at Tampa Bay, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCE WINNIPEG 2, NASHVILLE 2April 27: Winnipeg 4, Nashville 1April 29: Nashville 5, Winnipeg 4, 2OT May 1: Winnipeg 7, Nashville 4 Thursday: Nashville 2, Winnipeg 1 Saturday: Winnipeg at Nashville, late Monday: Nashville at Winnipeg, 9:30 p.m. x-Thursday, May 10: Winnipeg at Nashville, TBDVEGAS 3, SAN JOSE 2April 26: Vegas 7, San Jose 0April 28: San Jose 4, Vegas 3, 2OT April 30: Vegas 4, San Jose 3, OT Wednesday: San Jose 4, Vegas 0 Friday: Vegas 5, San Jose 3 Today : Vegas at San Jose, 7:30 p.m. x-Tuesday : San Jose at Vegas, TBDAHL CALDER CUP PLAYOFFSAll times EasternDIVISION FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION LEHIGH VALLEY 1, CHARLOTTE 1Friday : Lehigh Valley 2, Charlotte 1 Saturday : Charlotte 6, Lehigh Valley 0 Tuesday : Lehigh Valley at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Wednesday : Lehigh Valley at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 12: Lehigh Valley at Charlotte, 6 p.m. x-Monday, May 14: Charlotte at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 15: Charlotte at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m.NORTH DIVISION TORONTO 2, SYRACUSE 0Thursday : Toronto 6, Syracuse 4 Saturday : Toronto 2, Syracuse 1, 2OT Sunday : Toronto at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Tuesday : Toronto at Syracuse, 7 p.m. x-Saturday, May 12: Syracuse at Toronto, 4 p.m. x-Monday, May 14: Toronto at Syracuse, 7 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 16: Syracuse at Toronto, 7 p.m.WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION ROCKFORD 2, MANITOBA 0Friday : Rockford 4, Manitoba 2Saturday : Rockford 4, Manitoba 1Wednesday : Manitoba at Rockford, 8 p.m.Friday, May 11: Manitoba at Rockford, 8 p.m.x-Saturday, May 12: Manitoba at Rockford, 7 p.m.x-Tuesday, May 15: Rockford at Manitoba, 8 p.m.x-Wednesday, May 16: Rockford at Manitoba, 8 p.m.PACIFIC DIVISION TUCSON 1, TEXAS 1May 2: Tucson 2, Texas 1, OT Friday : Texas 4, Tucson 1 Monday : Tucson at Texas, 8 p.m. Wednesday : Tucson at Texas, 8 p.m. Friday, May 11: Tucson at Texas, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, May 13: Texas at Tucson, 9:05 p.m. x-Monday, May 14: Texas at Tucson, 9:05 p.m.ECHL PLAYOFF GLANCEAll Times EasternDivision Semi“ nals(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)Eastern Conference North DivisionAdirondack 4, Worcester 2 Friday, April 13: Adirondack 3, Worcester 0 Saturday, April 14: Worcester 2, Adirondack 0 Sunday, April 15: Adirondack 3, Worcester 1 Wednesday, April 18: Adirondack 2, Worcester 1 Saturday, April 21: Worcester 6, Adirondack 5 Monday, April 23: Adirondack 3, Worcester 1 Manchester 4, Reading 0 Friday, April 13: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Saturday, April 14: Manchester 3, Reading 2, OT Monday, April 16: Manchester 4, Reading 3, OT Wednesday, April 18: Manchester 3, Reading 0South DivisionFlorida 4, Atlanta 0 Monday, April 16: Florida 4, Atlanta 1 Tuesday, April 17: Florida 3, Atlanta 2 Thursday, April 19: Florida 4, Atlanta 2 Friday, April 20: Florida 3, Atlanta 2, OT Orlando 4, South Carolina 0 Thursday, April 12: Orlando 2, South Carolina 0 Saturday, April 14: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1 Thursday, April 19: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1, OT Saturday, April 21: Orlando 2, South Carolina 1, OTWestern Conference Central DivisionToledo 4, Indy 0 Friday, April 13: Toledo 4, Indy 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Toledo 4, Indy 3 Wednesday, April 18: Toledo 3, Indy 1 Thursday, April 19: Toledo 3, Indy 2, OT Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 1 Saturday, April 14: Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 3, OT Sunday, April 15: Fort Wayne 3, Cincinnati 1 Thursday, April 19: Cincinnati 7, Fort Wayne 6, OT Saturday, April 21: Fort Wayne 2, Cincinnati 1 Sunday, April 22: Fort Wayne 4, Cincinnati 2Mountain DivisionColorado 4, Wichita 2 Sunday, April 15: Colorado 2, Wichita 1, OT Monday, April 16: Colorado 5, Wichita 2 Wednesday, April 18: Colorado 4, Wichita 2 Friday, April 20: Wichita 6, Colorado 0 Saturday, April 21: Wichita 5, Colorado 4, OT Monday, April 23: Colorado 5, Wichita 3 Idaho 4, Allen 3 Friday, April 13: Allen 3, Idaho 2 Saturday, April 14: Allen 5, Idaho 4 Wednesday, April 18: Allen 5, Idaho 3 Friday, April 20: Idaho 2, Allen 1 Sunday, April 22: Idaho 2, Allen 1 Tuesday, April 24: Idaho 6, Allen 3 Wednesday, April 25: Idaho 4, Allen Division Finals(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)Eastern Conference North DivisionAdirondack 2, Manchester 2 Friday, April 27: Manchester 5, Adirondack 3 Saturday, April 28: Adirondack 5, Manchester 1 Tuesday, May 1: Adirondack 5, Manchester 3 Thursday, May 3: Manchester 3, Adirondack 0 Sunday, May 6: Adirondack at Manchester, 6:00 p.m. Monday, May 7: Adirondack at Manchester, 7:00 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 9: Manchester at Adirondack, 7:00 p.m.South Division Florida 3, Orlando 1Friday, April 27: Florida 4, Orlando 1 Saturday, April 28: Florida 5, Orlando 1 Thursday, May 3: Florida 5, Orlando 1 Friday, May 4: Orlando 5, Florida 3 Sunday, May 6: Florida at Orlando, 1:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 8: Orlando at Florida, 7:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 9: Orlando at Florida, 7:30 p.m.Western Conference Central DivisionFort Wayne 3, Toledo 2 Saturday, April 28: Fort Wayne 5, Toledo 3 Sunday, April 29: Toledo 2, Fort Wayne 1 Wednesday, May 2: Toledo 4, Fort Wayne 3 Friday, May 4: Fort Wayne 3, Toledo 1 Saturday, May 5: Fort Wayne 4, Toledo 1 Tuesday, May 8: Toledo at Fort Wayne, 7:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 9: Fort Wayne at Toledo, 7:35 p.m.Mountain DivisionColorado 4, Idaho 0 Saturday, April 28: Colorado 1, Idaho 0, OT Sunday, April 29: Colorado 6, Idaho 2 Wednesday, May 2: Colorado 3, Idaho 2 Thursday, May 3: Colorado 1, Idaho 0, OTGOLFPGA TOURWELLS FARGO CHAMPIONSHIPSaturday at Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, N.C.; Purse: $7.7 million; Yardage: 7,554; Par: 71 (35-36)Third RoundJason Day 69-67-67„203 Nick Watney 72-67-66„205 Peter Uihlein 72-72-62„206 Bryson DeChambeau 75-65-66„206 Paul Casey 69-68-69„206 Aaron Wise 68-68-70„206 Sam Saunders 70-69-68„207 Charl Schwartzel 70-67-70„207 Johnson Wagner 67-71-69„207 Phil Mickelson 72-72-64„208 Adam Hadwin 73-71-65„209 Talor Gooch 71-72-66„209 Patrick Reed 71-71-67„209 Luke List 70-72-67„209 Rickie Fowler 72-69-68„209 Rory McIlroy 68-76-66„210 Chesson Hadley 70-74-66„210 Francesco Molinari 70-72-68„210 Michael Thompson 68-73-69„210 Cameron Tringale 70-70-70„210 Emiliano Grillo 68-71-71„210 Charles Howell III 71-68-71„210 Kyle Stanley 67-72-71„210 Peter Malnati 67-68-75„210 Graeme McDowell 71-73-67„211 Daniel Berger 73-69-69„211 Jonas Blixt 71-71-69„211 Greg Chalmers 71-70-70„211 Troy Merritt 72-69-70„211 Joel Dahmen 70-71-70„211 Tiger Woods 71-73-68„212 Brandon Harkins 73-71-68„212 Harold Varner III 72-72-68„212 Austin Cook 71-72-69„212 Ted Potter, Jr. 72-71-69„212 Justin Thomas 73-69-70„212 Alex Cejka 70-71-71„212 Tyrrell Hatton 67-73-72„212 Sam Burns 69-70-73„212 Seamus Power 74-71-68„213 Brian Harman 72-73-68„213 Corey Conners 75-69-69„213 J.B. Holmes 71-73-69„213 Beau Hossler 68-76-69„213 Byeong Hun An 73-70-70„213 Ross Fisher 69-73-71„213 Webb Simpson 72-70-71„213 Vaughn Taylor 74-68-71„213 Martin Kaymer 73-67-73„213 Jason Dufner 68-72-73„213 Shawn Stefani 71-69-73„213 Robert Streb 73-72-69„214 Blayne Barber 71-73-70„214 Mackenzie Hughes 71-73-70„214 John Peterson 65-77-72„214 Sean OHair 72-70-72„214 Ollie Schniederjans 68-73-73„214 Xinjun Zhang 71-69-74„214 T.J. Vogel 69-75-71„215 Grayson Murray 73-71-71„215 Shane Lowry 74-70-71„215 Brooks Koepka 72-72-71„215 Jonathan Randolph 74-69-72„215 Stewart Cink 71-72-72„215 Rory Sabbatini 71-71-73„215 Bud Cauley 69-76-71„216 Tony Finau 69-76-71„216 Chris Stroud 73-72-71„216 Martin Flores 72-73-71„216 Xander Schauffele 74-71-71„216 Tom Lovelady 68-76-72„216 Patrick Rodgers 71-73-72„216 Jhonattan Vegas 70-74-72„216 Brice Garnett 71-72-73„216 Keith Mitchell 67-74-75„216 MADE CUT DID NOT FINISH Adam Scott 75-70-72„217 Tom Hoge 73-72-72„217 Hideki Matsuyama 77-68-72„217 Keegan Bradley 68-77-72„217 C.T. Pan 73-70-74„217 Billy Hurley III 71-74-73„218 Tyrone Van Aswegen 72-73-74„219 Andrew Putnam 74-71-74„219 Tyler Duncan 73-72-75„220 J.J. Henry 73-72-75„220 Ryan Blaum 75-70-75„220 Fabin Gmez 71-74-75„220LPGA TOUR TEXAS CLASSIC LEADERBOARDSaturday at Old American GC, The Colony, Texas; Purse: $1.3 million; Yardage: 6,475. Par: 71First RoundJenny Shin 34-31„65 Sung Hyun Park 34-31„65 Moriya Jutanugarn 35-31„66 Ola“ a Kristinsdottir 32-34„66 Yu Liu 36-31„67 Sei Young Kim 35-32„67 Jin Young Ko 34-33„67 Jane Park 34-33„67 Sandra Gal 36-31„67 P.K. Kongkraphan 35-32„67 Mo Martin 34-33„67 In Gee Chun 35-32„67 Nicole Broch Larsen 35-32„67 Katie Burnett 34-33„67 Mi Jung Hur 32-35„67 Su Oh 33-35„68 Lindy Duncan 36-32„68 Ariya Jutanugarn 35-33„68 Gaby Lopez 34-34„68 Hee Young Park 37-31„68 Minjee Lee 35-33„68 Morgan Pressel 34-34„68 Daniela Darquea 37-32„69 Alison Walshe 35-34„69 Laetitia Beck 36-33„69 Paula Creamer 35-34„69 Laura Davies 36-33„69 Lydia Ko 35-34„69 Jackie Stoelting 35-34„69 Emily K. Pedersen 34-35„69 Sun Young Yoo 36-33„69 Aditi Ashok 35-34„69 Mariah Stackhouse 36-33„69 Daniela Iacobelli 35-34„69 Perrine Delacour 36-33„69 Jaye Marie Green 35-34„69 Mi Hyang Lee 37-33„70 Ally McDonald 36-34„70 Ayako Uehara 37-33„70 Jacqui Concolino 36-34„70 Amelia Lewis 37-33„70 Celine Boutier 36-34„70 Benyapa Niphatsophon 36-34„70 Kelly Shon 35-35„70 Alena Sharp 34-36„70 Tiffany Joh 37-33„70 Katherine Kirk 37-33„70 Wichanee Meechai 33-37„70 Nontaya Srisawang 36-35„71 Brittany Marchand 36-35„71 Maddie McCrary 36-35„71 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras 36-35„71 Kim Kaufman 38-33„71 Karrie Webb 38-33„71 Anna Nordqvist 37-34„71 Brittany Lincicome 37-34„71 Cheyenne Woods 38-33„71 Gemma Dryburgh 37-34„71 Katelyn Sepmoree 37-34„71 Luna Sobron 37-34„71 Emily Tubert 36-35„71 Vicky Hurst 37-34„71 Sophia Popov 36-35„71 Camilla Lennarth 38-33„71 Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong 37-34„71 Anne-Catherine Tanguay 36-35„71 Xiyu Lin 36-35„71 Cristie Kerr 36-35„71 Brooke M. Henderson 36-35„71 Joanna Klatten 37-35„72 Rebecca Artis 35-37„72 Sarah Jane Smith 38-34„72 Brittany Altomare 37-35„72 Jennifer Song 34-38„72 Angela Stanford 36-36„72 Brittany Lang 38-34„72 Lauren Kim 38-34„72 Becky Morgan 37-35„72 Sandra Changkija 35-37„72 Caroline Hedwall 38-34„72 Hannah Green 38-34„72 Caroline Inglis 36-36„72 Thidapa Suwannapura 36-36„72 Ashleigh Buhai 36-36„72 Lauren Coughlin 37-35„72 Dani Holmqvist 36-36„72 Samantha Troyanovich 37-36„73 Jennifer Hahn 36-37„73 Kristy McPherson 38-35„73 Dottie Ardina 37-36„73 Cydney Clanton 38-35„73 Candie Kung 38-35„73 Celine Herbin 39-34„73 Yani Tseng 33-40„73 Megan Khang 38-35„73 Martina Edberg 37-36„73 Annie Park 39-34„73 Madeleine Sheils 39-34„73 Mind Muangkhumsakul 39-35„74 Danah Bordner 37-37„74 Jessy Tang 38-36„74 Juli Inkster 37-37„74 Alexandra Newell 39-35„74 Allison Emrey 40-34„74 Paula Reto 39-35„74 Julieta Granada 38-36„74 Maria Hernandez 38-36„74 Jimin Kang 38-36„74 Giulia Molinaro 37-37„74 Min Lee 38-36„74 Peiyun Chien 39-35„74 Wei-Ling Hsu 36-38„74 Stacy Lewis 38-36„74 Mirim Lee 40-34„74 Hannah Arnold 37-37„74 Brianna Do 38-36„74 Brittany Benvenuto 39-35„74 Mina Harigae 37-38„75 Karine Icher 39-36„75 Harang Lee 39-36„75 Dori Carter 38-37„75 Chirapat Jao-Javanil 38-37„75 Ilhee Lee 39-36„75 Holly Clyburn 39-36„75 aKennedy Pedigo 39-36„75 Cindy LaCrosse 39-36„75 Leticia Ras-Anderica 39-36„75 Christina Kim 36-39„75 Maria Torres 38-37„75 Maude-Aimee Leblanc 39-36„75 Katherine Perry 39-37„76 a-Annika Clark 39-37„76 Kassidy Teare 40-36„76 Lee-Anne Pace 41-36„77 Natalie Gulbis 41-36„77 Kendall Dye 41-36„77 Beth Allen 40-37„77 Nannette Hill 40-37„77 Jing Yan 37-40„77 Lee Lopez 40-38„78 Alison Lee 42-37„79 aMeagan Winans 39-40„79 Lorie Kane 42-38„80 Stephanie Louden 45-40„85CHAMPIONS TOUR INSPERITY INVITATIONALSaturday at The Woodlands CC; The Woodlands, Texas; Purse: $2.2 million; Yardage: 7,002; Par: 72Second RoundBernhard Langer 63-72„135 Tom Pernice Jr. 68-68„136 Miguel Angel Jimnez 67-69„136 Mark Calcavecchia 67-69„136 Scott Dunlap 66-70„136 Bart Bryant 70-67„137 Jeff Maggert 66-71„137 Kenny Perry 73-65„138 Lee Janzen 72-66„138 Paul Goydos 70-68„138 Olin Browne 70-68„138 Corey Pavin 70-68„138 Mike Goodes 68-70„138 Joe Durant 68-70„138 Russ Cochran 68-70„138 Kevin Sutherland 70-69„139 Todd Hamilton 70-69„139 Marco Dawson 69-70„139 Brandt Jobe 69-70„139 Tom Lehman 67-72„139 Sandy Lyle 67-72„139 Wes Short, Jr. 72-68„140 Steve Pate 69-71„140 Colin Montgomerie 68-72„140 David Frost 68-72„140 Clark Dennis 73-68„141 Billy Mayfair 72-69„141 John Huston 72-69„141 Tom Byrum 71-70„141 Duffy Waldorf 70-71„141 Paul Broadhurst 70-71„141 Michael Allen 70-71„141 Willie Wood 70-71„141 Glen Day 70-71„141 David Toms 70-71„141 Tommy Armour III 70-71„141 Jerry Kelly 69-72„141 Woody Austin 69-72„141 Jesper Parnevik 69-72„141 Michael Bradley 68-73„141 Jerry Smith 72-70„142 Esteban Toledo 72-70„142 Carlos Franco 70-72„142 Gary Hallberg 70-72„142 Dan Forsman 70-72„142 Kirk Triplett 69-73„142 Jay Haas 68-74„142 Scott Parel 68-74„142 Doug Garwood 67-75„142 Mark OMeara 70-73„143 Scott Verplank 69-74„143 Scott McCarron 67-76„143 Tom Kite 71-73„144 Rocco Mediate 70-74„144 Jay Don Blake 70-74„144 Barry Lane 73-72„145 Fred Funk 71-74„145 Jeff Sluman 74-72„146 Stephen Ames 75-72„147 Paul McGinley 73-74„147 David McKenzie 75-73„148 Fran Quinn 73-75„148 Billy Andrade 73-75„148 Bob Gilder 73-75„148 Ian Woosnam 71-77„148 Len Mattiace 71-77„148 Blaine McCallister 71-77„148 Gene Sauers 70-78„148 Tom Purtzer 75-74„149 John Daly 72-77„149 Brad Burns 71-78„149 Mark Brooks 72-77„149 Joey Sindelar 74-78„152 Brian Henninger 76-78„154 John Harris 73-83„156 Jim Thorpe 79-80„159 M Murugiah 80-80„160EUROPEAN PGA TOURGOLFSIXESSaturday at Centurion Club, St. Albans, England; Purse: $1.2 million; Yardage: 2,335; Par: 24Session 1 Group AUnited States (Daniel Im and David Lipsky), def. Europe Women (Mel Reid and Carlota Ciganda), 2-1 Thailand (Thongchai Jaidee and Kiradech Aphibarnrat), def. Denmark (Thorbjorn Olesen and Lucas Bjerregaard), 5-1Group BAustralia (Sam Brazel and Wade Ormsby), tied South Korea (Soomin Lee and Jeunghun Wang), 2-2 Spain (Pablo Larrazabal and Adrian Otaegui), def. Euro p ean Ca p tains ( Thomas B j orn and Catriona Matthew), 3-0Group CItaly (Edoardo Molinari and Renato Paratore), def. France (Mike Lorenzo-Vera and Romain Wattel), 3-0 Ireland (Paul Dunne and Gavin Moynihan), def. Scotland (Richie Ramsey and Scott Jamieson), 3-0Group DEngland Men (Eddie Pepperell and Matt Wallace), tied England Women (Georgia Hall and Charley Hull), 1-1 South Africa (George Coetzee and Haydn Porteous), def. Sweden (Alexander Bjork and Joakim Lagergren), 3-1Session 2 Group ADenmark (Thorbjorn Olesen and Lucas Bjerregaard), tied Europe Women (Mel Reid and Carlota Ciganda), 1-1 Thailand (Thongchai Jaidee and Kiradech Aphibarnrat), def. United States (Daniel Im and David Lipsky), 2-1Group BAustralia (Sam Brazel and Wade Ormsby), def. European Captains (Thomas Bjorn and Catriona Matthew), 2-1 South Korea (Soomin Lee and Jeunghun Wang), def. Spain (Pablo Larrazabal and Adrian Otaegui), 3-1Group CFrance (Mike Lorenzo-Vera and Romain Wattel), def. Ireland (Paul Dunne and Gavin Moynihan), 2-1 Scotland (Richie Ramsey and Scott Jamieson), tied Italy (Edoardo Molinari and Renato Paratore), 1-1Group DEngland Women (Georgia Hall and Charley Hull), def. South Africa (George Coetzee and Haydn Porteous), 4-1 England Men (Eddie Pepperell and Matt Wallace), tied Sweden (Alexander Bjork and Joakim Lagergren), 2-2Session 3 Group AEuropean Women (Mel Reid and Carlota Ciganda), def. Thailand (Thongchai Jaidee and Kiradech Aphibarnrat), 3-0 Denmark (Thorbjorn Olesen and Lucas Bjerregaard), def. United States (Daniel Im and David Lipsky), 3-2 Note: European Women beat Denmark in playoff to claim second place in the groupGroup BSouth Korea (Soomin Lee and Jeunghun Wang), tied European Captains (Thomas Bjorn and Catriona Matthew), 1-1 Australia (Sam Brazel and Wade Ormsby), def. Spain (Pablo Larrazabal and Adrian Otaegui), 3-2Group CFrance (Mike Lorenzo-Vera and Romain Wattel), def. Scotland (Richie Ramsey and Scott Jamieson), 1-0 Ireland (Paul Dunne and Gavin Moynihan), def. Italy (Edoardo Molinari and Renato Paratore), 2-0Group DSweden (Alexander Bjork and Joakim Lagergren), def. England Women (Georgia Hall and Charley Hull), 2-1 England Men (Eddie Pepperell and Matt Wallace), def. South Africa (George Coetzee and Haydn Porteous), 2-1FINAL STANDINGS Group A H Won Pts Thailand 3 7 6 European Women 3 5 4 Denmark 3 5 4 United States 3 5 3Group B H Won Pts Australia 3 7 7 South Korea 3 6 5 Spain 3 6 3 European Captains 3 2 1Group C H Won Pts Ireland 3 6 6 France 3 3 6 Italy 3 4 4 Scotland 3 1 1Group D H Won Pts England Men 3 5 5 England Women 3 6 4 Sweden 3 5 4 South Africa 3 5 3AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPAAA DRIVE FOR AUTISM 400Lineup after Friday qualifying for Sundays race at Dover International Speedway, Dover, Del. Lap length: 1 miles(Car number in parentheses)1. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevy, 158.103 mph. 2. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 157.494. 3. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 157.432. 4. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 157.226. 5. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 157.006. 6. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevy, 156.733. 7. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 156.542. 8. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 156.447. 9. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, 156.284. 10. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 155.993. 11. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 155.898. 12. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 155.703. 13. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 155.871. 14. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 155.743. 15. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevy, 155.655. 16. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevy, 155.514. 17. (24) William Byron, Chevy, 155.313. 18. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 155.300. 19. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevy, 155.219. 20. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, 155.166. 21. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevy, 155.025. 22. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 154.679. 23. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevy, 154.500. 24. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 153.224. 25. (95) Kasey Kahne, Chevy, 154.467. 26. (43) Darrell Wallace Jr., Chevy, 154.209. 27. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevy, 154.110. 28. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevy, 154.011. 29. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, 153.951. 30. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevy, 153.459. 31. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevy, 153.178. 32. (38) David Ragan, Ford, 152.588. 33. (00) Landon Cassill, Chevy, 152.226. 34. (55) Reed Sorenson, Chevy, 149.838. 35. (23) Gray Gaulding, Toyota, 149.701. 36. (99) Derrike Cope, Chevy, 144.671. 37. (51) Cody Ware, Chevy, 141.498. 38. (72) Corey LaJoie, Chevy, 0.000.NASCAR XFINITYONEMAIN FINANCIAL 200 Saturday at Dover International Speedway Dover, Del. Lap length: 1 miles(Start position in parentheses)1. (6) Justin Allgaier, Chevy, 200 laps, 59 points. 2. (4) Elliott Sadler, Chevy, 2045. 3. (5) Daniel Hemric, Chevy, 200, 46. 4. (34) Christopher Bell, Toyota, 200, 42. 5. (33) Tyler Reddick, Chevy, 200, 47. 6. (11) Johnny Sauter, Chevy, 200, 0. 7. (2) Noah Gragson, Toyota, 200, 0. 8. (3) Matt Tifft, Chevy, 200, 35. 9. (7) Austin Cindric, Ford, 200, 41. 10. (1) Brandon Jones, Toyota, 200, 35. 11. (8) Ryan Truex, Chevy, 200, 34. 12. ( 10) Jeb Burton, Chevy, 200, 25. 13. (36) Cole Custer, Ford, 200, 24. 14. (35) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevy, 200, 27. 15. (37) Michael Annett, Chevy, 200, 23. 16. (18) Ross Chastain, Chevy, 200, 23. 17. (13) Ryan Sieg, Chevy, 200, 20. 18. (19) Jeremy Clements, Chevy, 200, 19. 19. (12) Ryan Reed, Ford, 200, 18. 20. (21) Joey Gase, Chevy, 200, 17. 21. (15) Alex Labbe, Chevy, 200, 16. 22. (25) Vinnie Miller, Chevy, 200, 15. 23. (26) BJ McLeod, Chevy, 199, 14. 24. (14) Dylan Lupton, Ford, 199, 13. 25. (30) Chad Finchum, Chevy, 198, 12. 26. (38) David Starr, Chevy, 196, 11. 27. (29) Ray Black Jr, Chevy, 196, 10. 28. (17) Brandon Brown, Chevy, 195, 9. 29. (31) Josh Bilicki, Toyota, 194, 8. 30. (27) Spencer Boyd, Chevy, 190, 7. 31. (39) Joe Nemechek, Chevy, 188, 0. 32. (23) Garrett Smithley, Chevy, suspension, 169, 5. 33. (40) Stephen Leicht, Toyota, vibration, 149, 4. 34. (9) Ty Majeski, Ford, accident, 129, 3. 35. (22) Timmy Hill, Toyota, transmission, 113, 2. 36. (20) JJ Yeley, Chevy, vibration, 111, 1. 37. (16) Kaz Grala, Ford, accident, 76, 1. 38. (28) Morgan Shepherd, Chevy, transmission, 57, 1. 39. (32) Carl Long, Toyota, brakes, 29, 1. 40. (24) Jeff Green, Chevy, vibration, 11, 1.Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Winner: 98.053 mph. Race Time: 2 hours, 2 minutes, 23 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.306 seconds. Caution Flags: 8 for 45 laps. Lead Changes: 11 among 7 drivers. Lap Leaders: B.Jones 1-22; E.Sadler 23-48; T.Majeski 49-52; M.Tifft 53; T.Reddick 54-76; J.Allgaier 77-93; B.Jones 94-104; E.Sadler 105-110; J.Allgaier 111-129; E.Sadler 130; G.Smithley 131-132; J.Allgaier 133-200. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): J.Allgaier, 3 times for 101 laps; B.Jones, 2 times for 31 laps; E.Sadler, 3 times for 30 laps; T.Reddick, 1 time for 22 laps; T.Majeski, 1 time for 3 laps; G.Smithley, 1 time for 1 lap; M.Tifft, 1 time for 0 laps. Top 10 in Points: 1. E.Sadler, 401; 2. J.Allgaier, 368; 3. T.Reddick, 363; 4. C.Bell, 349; 5. D.Hemric, 343; 6. C.Custer, 323; 7. B.Jones, 304; 8. R.Truex, 285; 9. M.Tifft, 270; 10. R.Reed, 252.TENNISATP WORLD TOUR/WTA TOURMUTUA MADRID OPENSaturday at Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain; Purse: ATP, $7.43 million (Masters 1000); WTA, $8.01 million (Premier); Surface: Clay-OutdoorWomens Singles First RoundCarolina Garcia (7), France, def. Dominika Cibulkova, Slovakia, 6-1, 7-5. Elina Svitolina (4), Ukraine, def. Alize Cornet, France, 6-2, 6-2. Petra Martic, Croatia, def. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, 6-4, 6-2. Lara Arruabarrena, Spain, def. Marta Kostyuk, Ukraine, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. Julia Goerges (11), Germany, def. Timea Babos, Hungary, 6-2, 6-4. Karolina Pliskova (6), Czech Republic, def. Elena Vesnina, Russia, 6-4, 6-2. Kiki Bertens, Netherlands, def. Maria Sakkari, Greece, 6-4, 6-4. Kristina Mladenovic, France, def. Coco Vandeweghe (12), United States, 7-5, 6-0. Anett Kontaveit, Estonia, def. Venus Williams (8), United States, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. Daria Kasatkina (14), Russia, vs. Wang Qiang, China, 7-5, 7-6 (6). Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, def. Jelena Ostapenko, Latvia, 6-3, 6-3.Womens Doubles First RoundChan Hao-Ching, Taiwan, and Yang Zhaoxuan (8), China, def. Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, and Renata Voracova, Czech Republic, 1-6, 6-4, 10-4. Nadiia Kichenok, Ukraine, and Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, def. Raquel Atawo, United States, and Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany, 6-2, 6-4.ATP WORLD TOURBMW OPENSaturday at MTTC Iphitos, Munich; Purse: $608,000 (WT250); Surface: Clay-OutdoorMens Singles Semi“ nalsAlexander Zverev (1), Germany, def. Chung Hyeon, South Korea, 7-5, 6-2. Philipp Kohlschreiber (6), Germany, def. Maximilian Marterer, Germany, 6-2, 6-4.Mens Doubles Semi“ nalsIvan Dodig, Croatia, and Rajeev Ram (2), United States, def. Tim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff, Germany, 6-1, 6-3.MILLENNIUM ESTORIL (PORTUGAL) OPENSaturday at Clube de Tenis do Estoril, Estoril, Portugal; Purse: $608,000 (WT250); Surface: Clay-OutdoorMens Singles Semi“ nalsJoao Sousa, Portugal, def. Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greece, 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4). Frances Tiafoe, United States, def. Pablo Carreno Busta (2), Spain, 6-2, 6-3.Mens Doubles Semi“ nalsWesley Koolhof, Netherlands, and Artem Sitak, New Zealand, def. Jonathan Eysseric, France, and Joe Salisbury, Britain, 7-5, 6-3. Kyle Edmund and Cameron Norrie, Britain, def. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, and Joao Sousa, Portugal, 6-2, 7-6 (4).TEB BNP PARIBAS ISTANBUL OPENSaturday at Garanti Koza Arena, Istanbul; Purse: $516,800 (WT250); Surface: Clay-OutdoorMens Singles Semi“ nalsTaro Daniel, Japan, def. Jeremy Chardy, France, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. Malek Jaziri, Tunisia, def. Laslo Djere, Serbia, 6-3, 6-2.Mens Doubles Semi“ nalsBen Mclachlan, Japan, and Nicholas Monroe (1), United States, def. Jamie Cerretani, United States, and Daniel Nestor, Canada, 6-2, 2-6, 10-6.WTA TOURGRAND PRIX DE SAR LA PRINCESSE LALLA MERYEMSaturday at Royal Club de Tennis, Rabat, Morocco; Purse: $226,750 (Intl.); Surface: Clay-OutdoorWomens Singles ChampionshipElise Mertens (1), Belgium, def. Ajla Tomljanovic, Australia, 6-2, 7-6 (4).J&T BANKA PRAGUE OPENSaturday at TK Sparta Praha, Prague, Czech Republic, Purse: $226,750 (Intl.); Surface: Clay-OutdoorWomens Singles ChampionshipPetra Kvitova (2), Czech Republic, def. Mihaela Buzarnescu (7), Romania, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.SOCCERMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA New York City FC 6 2 2 20 19 14 Atlanta United FC 6 1 1 19 21 9 Orlando City 5 2 1 16 16 13 New York 5 3 0 15 21 10 Columbus 4 3 3 15 13 10 New England 4 3 2 14 15 12 Montreal 3 6 0 9 14 23 Chicago 2 3 2 8 11 12 Philadelphia 2 4 2 8 6 13 Toronto FC 2 4 1 7 9 13 D.C. United 1 4 2 5 8 13 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Sporting Kansas City 5 2 2 17 20 12 Los Angeles FC 5 2 1 16 18 14 Vancouver 4 5 1 13 10 18 FC Dallas 3 1 4 13 11 7 Minnesota United 4 5 0 12 12 16 LA Galaxy 3 4 1 10 10 13 Real Salt Lake 3 4 1 10 9 16 Houston 2 3 2 8 15 11 Colorado 2 3 2 8 10 10 Portland 2 3 2 8 12 14 San Jose 1 4 2 5 12 15 Seattle 1 4 2 5 5 9 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieFridays GameToronto FC 3, Philadelphia 0Saturdays GamesMontreal 4, New England 2 New York 4, New York City FC 0 Minnesota United 1, Vancouver 0 FC Dallas 1, Los Angeles FC 1, tie Columbus 0, Seattle 0, tie Atlanta United FC at Chicago, late Colorado at Sporting Kansas City, late LA Galaxy at Houston, late Portland at San Jose, lateTodays GameReal Salt Lake at Orlando City, 5 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA North Carolina 5 0 1 16 11 4 Seattle 3 1 1 10 7 5 Chicago 2 2 3 9 9 8 Portland 2 2 2 8 9 9 Orlando 2 2 2 8 6 6 Washington 1 2 2 5 7 8 Houston 1 3 2 5 4 9 Utah 0 1 4 4 3 4 Sky Blue FC 0 3 1 1 3 6 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie.Wednesdays GameOrlando 2, Chicago 0Saturdays GamesSeattle 3, Portland 2 Houston 3, Sky Blue FC 2 Washington at Utah, lateTodays GameChicago at North Carolina, 3 p.m.


franchise quarterback, is loosening his arm on one of the three manicured practice fields in the shadow of a $40 million indoor practice facility. In a parallel universe, Freeman would be in the prime of his NFL career with the Bucs. He would be earning at least the $21 million the Bucs plan to pay Winston if he plays in 2019 under the fifth-year option. But now 30, Freeman breeds snakes back at his home in Kansas City. He plays basketball and volleyball to stay in shape, isnt married, has no children and misses the competition that pro football provides. I mean, you can go to the gym and, like, play basketball as hard as you can,Ž Freeman said. But you cant really compete. You dont sit and prepare all week to go kick some kids (butt) in basketball. What kind of loser is that?Ž It has been nearly three years since the last pass Freeman threw in an NFL game. It came in Week 17 of the 2015 season with the Indianapolis Colts. Freeman still looks the part. During warmups at Dodgertown, with streets lined with baseballshaped lamp posts and streets named after Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella, he easily flicked slant routes to his CFL teammates. No other quarterback on the Alouettes roster can match his resume. They come from small schools like Missouri State, Tiffin and Butler. Freeman is the only one who has played in the NFL. Im just a humble guy,Ž Freeman said. I dont think its that sort of thing. I think its just working because Im kind of in no mans land in the CFL. I havent accomplished anything. Im a rookie again ƒ theres that mutual respect. Other than that, guys probably dont know me from Adam.Ž But not that long ago, Freeman was supposed to be the face of the Bucs franchise. Freeman sat the bench the first seven games of his NFL rookie season. But 2010 was a magical year. The Bucs went 10-6, narrowly missed the playoffs, and Freeman passed for 3,451 yards with 25 touchdowns and only six interceptions. After a 4-2 start in 2011, the Bucs lost 10 straight games and Morris was fired. Freemans TD to INT ratio fell to ‡Greg Schiano was hired to change the daycare culture in the locker room. At first, Freeman thrived with the change. He got red-hot during a five-game stretch with 13 TDs and three INTs. That was the highlight. Freemans performance plummeted, there were stories about his poor work habits. Tuesdays are the players day off but quarterbacks come to work to get the new game plan. In December of 2012, Freeman spent a Tuesday posing for duplicates of Michael Jacksons Thriller and Off the Wallalbum covers for ESPN the Magazine. This put Schiano over the edge. Freeman was a ringer for the King of Pop, but he no longer resembled the transcendent quarterback the Bucs needed. Yeah, it wasnt habits,Ž Freeman said, staring down at the outfield grass. Id say its just being more emotionally consistent. Theres ups and downs. Theres ways you can handle it and react to things and it is better if you sway toward logic instead of emotion.Ž By the start of 2013, Schiano learned Freeman was in the leagues substance abuse program. He observed the frequent drug tests. The NFLs drug program is hands off for NFL teams. Its handled at the league level. Schiano wanted to help Freeman. The mere thought of his quarterback with a substance-abuse issue drove him crazy. When Freeman wasnt voted a captain in 2013, there were accusations that Schiano rigged the player vote, a charge he denied. Freeman eventually admitted he had a prescription for Adderall to treat ADHD. However, he said in 2012, he accidentally took Ritalin, which triggered a positive test. When the Bucs opened against the Jets in New York, Freeman didnt check in at breakfast as required, nearly missed the last team bus and was fined. After an 0-3 start, he was made inactive. Then he arranged an interview with ESPN, asking for his release. Thats, I mean you look at it, I mean, hes the head coach and your job is to win football games, as a coach, as a player,Ž Freeman said. I think it just became too much drama and too much distraction for everybody. I cant say if I was in the same position, I wouldnt have made the same choice. In all honestly, I was 25 and probably coul d have done better.Ž The CFL offers a lot of adjustments. The field of play is 110 by 65 yards, rather than the NFLs 100 by 53 ‡ yards. There are 12 players on the field for each team instead of 11. A team has three downs to advance the football 10 yards, not four. All players in the backfield besides the quarterback may go in motion. Last year, one week before the start of the regular season, the Alouettes called Freemans agent wanting a look at another quarterback. Freeman said the timing was bad. As he was getting more and more interest in the CFL I told him, youre young,Ž Freemans agent, Larikus Scott, told the Montreal Gazette. You can go to Canada and play. You can stay there forever or you can play for two years. If some NFL team calls, youre 31 at the end of it. For quarterbacks, thats the prime.Ž Former Packers coach Mike Sherman, who was hired to coach the Alouettes, says nothing is promised to Freeman. There is no leading candidate in my mind,Ž Sherman said. I want to see them all throw and I want to see them all lead. In the CFL, on all the really good teams they have good leaders, not just good quarterbacks. So its going to be a wide open camp.Ž Page 6 SP Sunday, May 6, 2018 / The SunFREEMANFrom Page 1 Course Totally Renovated!! 5301 Heron Creek Blvd. North Port, FL 34287 Sumter Blvd. Between U.S. 41 & I-75, Exit 18227-Holes Arthur Hills Designed NEWULTRADWARF TIFEAGLE GREENS adno=720584Golf Special!Includes Golf & a Drink (Draf Beer, House Wine or Soft Drink) at the Grille Room after your round of golfExpires 5/13/18 $39All Day$140(Anytime) 4 Player Special adno=50536433By DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. „ Quail Hollow was softer and shorter, producing one low score after another before the final groups even started Saturday in the Wells Fargo Championship. Jason Day wasnt paying attention, which probably helped. When he sputtered at the start, there was no reason to panic that he wasnt taking advantage of a great day for scoring. And when Day finally picked up his first birdie by blasting a 9-iron out of the rough with the wind at his back from 195 yards to 18 inches on the ninth hole, he was on his way. Day made five birdies over his last 10 holes for a 4-under 67, giving him a two-shot lead as he goes for his second PGA Tour victory this year. I was just staying in my own world, staying in my lane and not really thinking about it too much,Ž Day said. I knew that if I could just get myself in position ... dont do anything too silly out there and find a way to get back into the swing of things, that I could come out of this on the better half.Ž Day finished with a daring play on the 18th. With his bare feet in the stream and the ball on the bank well above his feet, he hit a full wedge to the back of the green for a two-putt par. He was at 10-under 203. Nick Watney overcame a double bogey on the par-5 10th hole with four birdies over his last six holes for a 66. He will be in the final group for the first time in nearly four years as he tries to win for the first time since a back injury two years ago. To get back in contention, thats why I play golf. Im super, super excited,Ž Watney said. Im just going to try to embrace everything that comes with tomorrow and hope I have a chance down the last.Ž Peter Uihlein finished the front nine with five straight birdies and started the back nine with an eagle. He shot 62, one off Rory McIlroys course record, and wound up three shots out of the lead and in the penultimate group. Phil Mickelson shot a 64, his best score of the year. He starts Sunday four shots out of the lead. McIlroy threeputted the last hole and still shot 66. As a testament to the conditions, all he did was shrug. I didnt play that well. The score sort of flatters me,Ž he said. Tiger Woods, who started the third round on the same score as Uihlein, Mickelson and McIlroy, failed to take advantage on a course that was set up 228 yards shorter and was soft enough that players actually found pitch marks on the green. Woods finally got going on the back nine with three straight birdies, but a three-putt bogey on the final hole gave him a 68. He was nine shots behind. Peter Malnatis 36-hole lead didnt last long. He had a pair of double bogeys, shot 75 and fell seven shots behind. PGA Tour rookie Aaron Wise nearly had a collapse late until he salvaged a most unlikely bogey. Wise, the NCAA champion from Oregon two years ago, pulled his approach left of the 18th green. It bounded over the stream to the other side. With his ball on a sharp downslope a few feet from the rock-framed banks of the stream, he considered a penalty drop that would have taken double bogey out of the picture. Instead, he tried a flop shot and his wedge slid under the ball for a whiff. He hit the next one across the green to 40 feet, and knocked that in for bogey. Two bogeys over the last three holes gave him a 70. That was going to be a devastating hole,Ž he said. So to turn it into a bogey ... it gives me a shot tomorrow.Ž Day is in charge, but not in the clear. He has won four out of five times when hes had the 54-hole lead on the PGA Tour, and it helps that he doesnt have too much experience behind him. Watney hasnt won in nearly six years. Uihlein still hasnt won on the PGA Tour. Also three shots back were Bryson DeChambeau (66), Paul Casey (69) and Wise. Id much rather be in this position than chasing,Ž Day said. He already has won this year at Torrey Pines in a playoff over Alex Noren. Day has found the desire than he lost last year, and the 30-year-old Australian does not feel that far off from that dominant run two years ago that took him to No. 1 in the world. I feel like its right on the end of the tip,Ž he said, smiling and rubbing together the tips of his fingers. Im driving it better than I ever have before in my career. Im No. 1 in putting and my short game has come back nicely. I definitely think its just around the corner. Its not too far.ŽGOLF WELLS FARGO CHAMPIONSHIP J ason Day seizes control at Quail Hollow with 2-shot lead the race. He gunned Justify out of the No. 7 spot in the starting gate „ something Baffert said had to happen „ and the colts early speed helped hook leader Promises Fulfilled from the start. When he got away clean, then I thought we had a chance,Ž Baffert said. We had to get away. Then Mike took his time.Ž They set a blistering pace through the muck, going a half-mile in 45.77 seconds. Entering the final turn, Justify took the lead and kept on going to the finish under Smiths left-handed whip. Justify, the 5-2 favorite in the field of 20, ran 1 miles in 2:04.20. He paid $7.80, $6 and $4.40. Good Magic returned $9.20 and $6.60, while Audible was another head back in third and paid $5.80 to show. Good Magic was the only horse to have a serious shot at Justify turning for home. Good Magic, under Jose Ortiz, drifted out while Justify and Smith kept a clear and straight inside path. Now, Baffert is in position to make another run at the Triple Crown. Three years ago, he trained American Pharoah to the first sweep of the Derby, Preakness and Belmont in 37 years. Instilled Regard, an 85-1 shot, was fourth, followed by My Boy Jack, Bravazo and Hofburg. Lone Sailor was eighth, followed by Vino Rosso, Solomini, Firenze Fire, Bolt dOro, Flameaway, Enticed, Promises Fulfilled, Free Drop Billy, Noble Indy, Combatant and Magnum Moon. Mendelssohn, trying to become the first Europe-based horse to win the Derby, finished last, beaten by 73 lengths.DERBYFrom Page 1AP PHOTOJason Day, of Australia, watches his tee shot on the sixth hole during the third round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., on Saturday. By DAN GELSTONAssociated PressDOVER, Del. „ Jimmie Johnson wore a helmet painted in tribute to boyhood race hero Cale Yarborough. He then went out and tied the Hall of Famer on NASCARs career wins list last year at Dover. For Johnson, winning at Dover had become the norm „ his 11 wins on the mile track are easily the record. His victory was already his third of the season and the hunt for a record eighth championship was roaring ahead. Until it stalled. He had just two top-10s over the next 12 races, fell out of title contention and never finished a race better than third. He opened this season by wrecking out of the Daytona 500 and has just one top-five in 10 races. The 42-year-old Johnson is used to racking up the kind of milestones that have made him a surefire Hall of Famer. But his return to Dover marks a rather ignominious distinction „ hes riding the longest losing streak of his career at 33 races. Is it over at Dover? Well get it close, and history shows that,Ž Johnson said. Hopefully we get it perfect and we can have the day that we really want to have and get back to victory lane. But it does take a little pressure off me knowing that this is my best track and knowing that this is my favorite track.Ž The Hendrick Motorsports driver swept Dover in 2002 and 2009 and won races in 2005, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017. He also joined NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty (Martinsville-15, North Wilkesboro-15, Richmond-13, Rockingham-11) and Darrell Waltrip (Bristol-12, Martinsville-11) as drivers to win 11 races at a single track. 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