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Local stores that sell the paper include Toyodoc, Deli World, Express Oil, AMA Mart, Des Champs, Lake Lindsey Mall. Please call us at (352) 238-5454 if you are a business interested in selling the Hernando Southern Hills development moratorium avoided By LISA MACNEIL HERNANDO SUN STAFF City Attorney Becky Vose opened the March 19, 2018 Brooksville City Council meeting segment describing the hand-delivered submis sion of a proposal by GreenPointe Holdings, which is the property management compa ny for Southern Hills Plantation (SHP). Vose recommended that the attorneys for Southern Hill and GreenPointe be heard, and she be direct ed to negotiate a binding agreement to complete and repair the water system in Phase 3 at Southern Hills, without the enacting of a mora torium at this time. The intended Emer gency Ordinance 886 states in part, Due to for this area, the Florida Fire Code provides that construction is not to be commenced, and new occupancy shall not be permitted. Therefore, it appears that a morato rium on the issuance of development orders, (the most common of which is a building permit), is appropriate until ade Clearwater Attorney Donna Feldman rep resents the SHP Group, the owner of the ma jority of Southern Hills undeveloped proper ties. Feldman began by to work with the city, and has been attempting to do so for over a year. She also stated that the Emergency Ordinance is invalid due to improper service, saying that she had learned about it two days prior to the meet ing, when reviewing the agenda. We are willing to enter into a document, which would constitute an amendment to the existing amendment and restated development agreement. Feldman said it is best to enter into a proposal that works. There are other water issues in Southern Hills. Because there is only a single water source, and lack of a looped system, a recent out subdivision until the wa ter line was completely repaired. If the water system had been looped, water service may not have been interrupted at all. GreenPointes proposal addresses this issue. However, Feldman said, We will not do it under the threat of litigation or a poten tial moratorium brought later. She said that recently, a meeting was held in January, with discuss the intention of going forth with a pro ductive solution, but was met with the ordinance for the moratorium. dent of Coastal Engi neering gave a detailed account of the water problems to the council. The water pressure in Phase 3-A-1 has been suppression, and has residents inside homes in that area. The cur rent plan is to install a booster, which was installed originally, but will be moved to a better location. The remedies are proposed to be com pleted in 150 days. The budget already exists, and is not expected to cost the city anything. Voses recommenda tion to the council is that she draft a regular ordi nance for the moratori um, which will not go agreement is breached. Council Member Natalie Kahler said of the recommendation, and GreenPointes position on the mora torium, People need suppression lets get this done. Kahler added that there was no reason to believe that the representatives were not being honest, which sparked a few minutes of contention between some of the council members and Feldman, who came to the podium By Christine Sexton NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE --Florida banned smoking in workplaces more than 15 years ago, and a powerful state panel on Tuesday backed a proposal that would add vaping and electronic cigarettes to the ban. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, the main backer of the proposal, said Floridians have been subjected to second-hand vapor when they attend movies or restaurants and other public places since the devices started proliferating. The Florida Constitution Revision Commission voted 26-6 in favor of the vaping ban and placed it come before early May, when the commission is Armed with a 2016 surgeon generals report on electronic cigarettes that shows secondhand aerosol exhaled into the air from vaping can expose others to potentially harmful chemicals, Carlton said now is the time to have voters consider the ban. Add e-cigarettes and vaping into the Constitu tion so that our citizens can stop being experiments. Because thats what weve been as those of us who dont vape have been an experiment for all of the citizens that are vaping, Carlton said. I think its time to clean up our restaurants, our malls, our movie theaters, so we can all breathe clean air again, which is what the 2002 constitutional amendment intended. Carlton recalled the story of watching her gymnast daughter work out at a gym and sitting behind some one who was vaping. It infuriated me that I was sitting in a health facil ity in a closed workplace watching activities of chil dren and there was somebody in front of me vaping, she said. And I can go on and on, but I wont. Nearly 71 percent of voters in 2002 approved the ban on smoking in workplaces, including gather ing spots such as restaurants. If Carltons proposed Vaping could be added to state smoking ban By ROCCO MAGLIO The Florida Legislative session ended March 9, 2018. The session lasted 60 days starting on Janu ary 9. The short duration of the legislature is a result of Floridas Agrar ian past where farmers would be available to serve during the winter, since that is their slow time. This was an eventful session where the leg islature was thrust into the national spotlight by protests from a few of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas students ad vocating for gun con trol. They did pass gun control legislation in this session including raising the minimum age to purchase a gun to 21 and creating a 3 day wait ing period to purchase weapons. Rep. Blaise Ingoglia provided an update on the State of Floridas budget. The budget con tains funding for several projects in Hernando. The Hernando Beach $1.2 Million for a new facility. The Brooksville Fire Department received $353,150 for renovations. The Hernando County School Districts Proj ect seaHORSE received $205,000 to provide mental health services to middle school chil dren. The Calienta Street Stormwater & Roadway Improvement Project received $260,000. The Cyril Drive Roadway Improvement Project re ceived $1.3 million. The last two projects are to The City of Brooks ville was seeking appropriations for some stormwater projects, but funding did not come through this session. State appropriations come through for local projects several times to contest communications and the stalling of the project for over two years, ad amant that they are not in breach of the existing agreement. The council voted on rescind litigation for the and the second; to draft an amendment to the development agreement, to be approved within the next two weeks. Council Member Joe Bernardini was the only one opposed to rescind ing litigation against GreenPointe. All council members were in favor of the amended agreement. ciency area constitutional amendment (Proposal 65) gets on the November ballot, it would need approval from 60 percent of voters to pass. Carltons proposal would change the wording of the smoking ban from workplaces without tobacco smoke to workplaces without tobacco smoke or vapor. The pro tion of vapor-generating electronic device. Carltons proposal was support ed by most of the Constitution Revision Commission members, including commissioner and state Attorney General Pam Bondi who said that in 2002, No one contem plated e-cigarettes. The 37-member Florida Consti tution Revision Commission meets every 20 years to evaluate possible changes to the Constitution. The panel can put issues before voters without having to gather petition signatures or get proposals ap proved by the Legislature. Heather Youmans, Floridas senior director for government rela tions for the American Cancer Soci ety Cancer Action Network, said her association supports modernizing the states clean indoor-air act laws forward for public health. Meanwhile, Constitution Revi sion Commission members told stories with public vaping. Com missioner Carolyn Timmann said she was surprised to discover that Floridas smoking ban didnt apply to electronic cigarettes. Timmann, who is the Martin County clerk of court, shared a story about a plume of smoke from a juror vaping. You could see a little bit of a panic starts. People were looking around thinking, Whats going on? she said, adding that a sher jurors was vaping in the courthouse. I assumed that it wasnt allowed. To me, I thought it fell right under the smoking ban, she said. But Luckily, there was enough pressure from other jurors where this juror kinda went outside and continued that. Bondi said the proposal allows the state to keep up with technol ogy. I dont think anyone could ever contemplate e-cigarettes where kids can be putting all this junk in them, taking them out and smoking whatever they want. I think we are just keeping up with technology, something that was never contem plated 20 years ago, she said.
March 2329, 2018 hernandosun.com HERNANDO SUN 3 MEETINGS nications and Website 2:30 p.m., Monday, March 26, 2018 Community Room, Capital City Bank, 14302 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill 34609. The purpose of this meet ing is to discuss branding consistency among the Arts Councils various external communications and expanding the Arts Councils public outreach Hernando County Fine Arts Council are open to the public and guests are welcome. Board of County Commis sioners Regular Meeting 3/27/2018 9:00 AM Government Center John Law Ayers Room 20 N. Main Street Brooksville, FL 34601 School Board Meetings 3/27/18; Informal 11:00 AM Workshop 2PM Employee Discip. Appeal 4PM Regular Meeting 6PM 919 North Broad Street Brooksville, FL 34601 Brooksville Council Meeting Monday, April 02, 2018, 7:00PM Location 201 HOWELL AVENUE, BROOKS VILLE, FL JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON, III COUNCIL CHAMBERS Planning and Zoning Com mission Regular Meeting 4/9/2018 9:00 AM Government Center John Law Ayers Room 20 N. Main Street Brooks ville, FL 34601 Board of County Commis sioners Regular Meeting 4/10/2018 9:00 AM Government Center John Law Ayers Room 20 N. Main Street Brooks ville, FL 34601 School Board Mtgs April 10 11AM Informal 2PM Workshop 6PM Regular HCSO ARREST SUMMARIES The data provided is only arrest information. This data does not reflect charging decisions made by the State Attorneys Office or the outcome of criminal trials. Report of a Suspicious Person Lead to Two Men on Four Wheelers and a Drug Arrest HAMBY, JERRY WADE YOB: 1983 CHARGES: POSS OF METH AMPHETAMINE, POSS OF MARIJUANA, POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA Arrested on 03/15/2018 00:06 XXXX DOTHAN AVE, SPRING HILL Arrest Summary: On 3/14/18, I responded to the residence of XXXX Dothan Avenue, Spring Hill, Florida and made contact with Sgt. H. in reference to a suspicious person call that was dispatched. Sgt. H. stated that he found two subjects on a four wheeled, motorized vehicle next to a construction site upon his arrival. I made contact with the defen dant, Jerry Hamby, one of the subjects. The defendant gave me verbal consent to search a black backpack that he was in actual possession of when him. I searched the bag and found a small grey cloth zipped bag containing 0.3 grams of a green leafy substance, 0.4 grams of a white crystal substance and three smoking pipes. The green leafy sub stance tested positive for the presence of THC using Narco test kit 7609 and weighed 0.3 grams using Scale OHAUS model # C305-P SN 23392 located at the Hernando County Jail. The white crystal substance tested positive for presence of Methamphetamine using Narco test kit 923 and weighed 0.4 grams using scale OHAUS model # C305-P SN 23392. The defendant sponta neously uttered that the black backpack and all of its contents were his. After a search of the defendant incident to arrest, another smoking pipe was located in the left pocket of the defendants cargo pants. The defendant was placed under arrest and transport ed to the Hernando County Jail without incident. A court date was given of 04/09/18 at 0830 hours, and a bond of Written Threats to Man Arrested On Battery against his Sister MCKINNEY, CODY ALLEN YOB: 1992 CHARGES: WRITTEN THREATS TO KILL/INJURE Arrested on 03/16/2018 13:21 XXXXX WHITE PLAINS ST, SPRING HILL Arrest Summary: On 03/16/2018, while conducting an investigation at XXXXX Drysdale Street, Spring Hill, with Johnathan Barker. Johnathan stated that after he was arrested on a related bat tery charge on 02/23/2018, he received a Facebook message from the victims brother, Cody McKinney, at 1913 hours stat ing, Im going to f****** kill you do you understand that youre done you stupid gorilla looking mother f***** you just wait Jon you dont ever f****** touch my family mother f*****. White Plains Street, Spring Hill, Florida, and made contact with Cody. During a non-custodial inter message, which he admitted to sending Johnathan following the battery on 02/23/2018. Johnathan was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Hernando County Jail where he was charged with written threats to do bodily harm, and issued a court date of 04/09/2018. Due weeks prior and that during that time repeat opportunities were available for the threat to be carried out and it was not, the defendant was placed on a TON YOB: 1978 TATTOO: IN GOD WE TRUST CHARGES: DOMESTIC BATTERY Arrested on 03/16/2018 20:15 XXXXX COUNTY LINE RD, SPRING HILL Arrest Summary: On 03162018 at approximately 1905 I was dispatched to the residence of xxxxx County Line Road lot 182 in reference to a domestic battery. Upon arrival Marlayna S. advised that she and the defendant were involved in verbal argument while walking in their neighborhood about the defendant cheating on Mar layna while she was 9 months pregnant with their son. Marlayna advised that she left the defendant and returned to their residence. Marlayna advised that the defendant returned to the residence and continued to argue with her so she told him to pack his things. The defendant then picked up his bottle of water and threw it at her. Marlayna advised that the bottle did not hit her; how ever, water made contact with her hair, and lower back. Contact was made with the defendant who advised that they were involved in a verbal argument over Marlayna cheat ing on him. The defendant advised that Marlayna told him to leave. The defendant advised that while he was packing his things, when he picked up his 16oz. plastic water bottle with the cap on but (water) squeezed out the side and the top and splashed Mar layna. The defendant advised that he did not mean for this to happen. The defendant was placed under arrest for the charge of domestic battery, and was transported to the Hernan do County Jail where he is being held without bond. The defendant was provided a misdemeanor court date of 04/11/2018 at 0900 AM at the Hernando County Courthouse in courtroom B. AYALA, JERALD CORY YOB: 1983 TATTOO: WORD PLAYBOY GOING DOWN THE SPINE CHARGES: ASSAULT, CRIMI NAL MISCHIEF Arrested on 03/17/2018 01:10 XXXX SPRING HILL DR, SPRING HILL Arrest Summary: The de fendant, Jerald Ayala, while at Sunset Lounge, got into a verbal altercation with Brent C. due to the defendant believing Brent had stolen his phone. The defendant then followed Brent out of Sunset Lounge; Brent got into a cab (Hanks Transportation) and locked the door. The defendant then grabbed the door handle to the vehicle and began to pull on it in an attempt to get into the vehicle. The defendant was un able to get into the vehicle and put Brent in fear that he would be harmed. While attempting to get into the vehicle, the defen dant broke the door handle to the rear passenger side door. Hanks Transportation driver Christopher W. then left the scene with Brent in the back seat of the vehicle. While speaking with the defendant at Sunset Lounge, he stated multiple times, Oh Ill take that criminal mischief charge. An independent witness recorded the entire altercation and provided a sworn written statement, along with the video. Both Christopher and Brent were returned to the scene for the purpose of a show up the perpetrator. The defendant was then taken into custody and transport ed to the Hernando County Jail without further incident. The defendant was given a court date of 4/11/18 at 0900 hours in Courtroom B of the Hernando County Courthouse in Brooksville, Florida. The defendant was placed on a while yelling, I dont want to to jail. PARADISO, ALLYSON GAYE YOB: 1973 TATTOO: MULTIPLE TAT TOOS CHARGES: VIOL INJUNC TION PROTECTION DOMES TIC VIOLENCE Arrested on 03/17/2018 04:22 XXXX GIBRALTER ST, SPRING HILL Arrest Summary: On 03/17/2018 at approximate ly 0404 hours, I responded to XXXX Gibralter Street in Spring Hill in reference to a report of a restraining order violation. received information from Mar lene that her daughter, Allyson, the defendant, was actively in the backyard of her residence, banging on her sliding glass doors window. Marlene noted the defendant is the respon dent of an active restraining order of which Marlene is the petitioner of. Prior to arrival, it was con that the defendant was served with a temporary injunction (Case #18000522DRAXMX) on 03/15/2018 by the Hernan The conditions of the tempo rary injunction state that the defendant is prohibited from going to, in, or within 500 feet of 9023 Gibralter Street in Spring Hill, the petitioners residence. Upon arrival at the residence, I established contact with the via ACISS and her Florida dant was found inside of the lanai of Marlenes residence, yelling, I dont want to go to jail! The defendant was subse quently arrested. Contact was established with Marlene, the petitioner and complainant, who indicated that she heard her daughter, the defendant, banging on the back sliding glass window, yell ing, I dont want to go to jail! The defendant was subse quently transported to the Hernando County Detention Center, without further incident. The defendant was issued no domestic in nature. The defendant shall be issued a misdemeanor court date of 04/11/2018 at 0900 hours at the Hernando County Court house in Courtroom B. WIth Multiple Backpacks and SMART, KIRSTIN MAE YOB: 1982 TATTOO: ROSE ANKLET CHARGES: GRAND THEFT, POSSESS/INTRO CNTRB ND-JAIL, POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA Arrested on 03/17/2018 11:32 XXXX SHOAL LINE BLVD, HERNANDO BEACH Arrest Summary: On 3/17/2018, the defendant was observed leaving the business at 4200 Shoal Line Boulevard, Hernando Beach with multiple backpacks. The defendant was then witnessed hiding one backpack on the property behind the business. Upon my contact with the defendant, she was found in possession of one backpack and admitted to leaving another backpack on the property. The back pack she was in possession of contained jumper cables and a Porter Cable sawzall. The second bag was recovered and contained 2 drywall knives, 2 extension cords, a 3 way line snap, and a hand saw. All items were totally valued defendant openly admitted post Miranda that she took the items which were in the business building where she was staying with her boyfriend. The victim completed a sworn written statement. The inde pendent witness that observed her on the property and leaving also completed a sworn written statement. The defendant was then taken into custody and transported to the Hernando County Jail without further incident. Upon arrival at the jail, a search by a female Detention Deputy revealed a loaded hypodermic syringe in the defendants bra. When asked what the syringe contained, she stated that it may have Dilaudid in it. She openly admitted to using the syringe for injecting Dilaudid (Hydromorphone). It should be ly asked the defendant before entering the facility if there was anything on her person that was not discovered and she replied no. The defendant was issued a court date of 4/9/2018 at 0830 hours in Courtroom E. She was given a total bond schedule. with Roses Tattoo Arrested KLEVANOSKY, RACHEL MARIE YOB: 1992 TATTOO: BRASS KNUCKLES WITH ROSES CHARGES: DOMESTIC BATTERY Arrested on 03/17/2018 21:44 XXXX GRAMERCY LN, SPRING HILL Arrest Summary: On 03/17/2018 at approximately 2047 hours, I responded to the residence located at xxxx Gramercy Lane in Spring Hill in reference to a report of a physical disturbance, later re investigation. Upon arrival, contact was established with Laura S., the complainant. Laura indicated that her daughter, Rachel Ma rie Klevanosky, the defendant, was in a verbal altercation with her ex-husband, Bryan D., who is not residing but temporar ily staying at the residence to assist the defendant with taking care of their children. Laura stated that, at a point during the verbal altercation, the defendant initiated physical contact with Bryan by slapping his right shoulder. Contact was established with Bryan D., the victim. Bryan indicated that he and the de fendant were in a verbal alter cation, which initiated after he asked the defendant for a ride home. Bryan advised that the defendant subsequently placed her hands on him, ripping his shirt apart. Bryan did indicate that, in self-defense, he did push the defendant away from him. Upon observation of Bryans person, I did observe Bryan shirt to be ripped apart. A fresh, red scratch was observed on Bryans chest. Contact was then established with Rachel Marie Klevanosky, the defendant. The defendant advised that Bryan lunged at apart the defendants shirt in self-defense. Upon observation of the defendants person, I observed a small red mark on the defen dants chest. The defendant shall be issued domestic in nature. was completed and left at the Detention Center. The defendant shall be issued a misdemeanor court date of 04/11/2018 at 0900 hours at the Hernando County Court house in Courtroom B. When Told He was Under Ar DAMELIO, JOHN YOB: 1965 TATTOOS: MULTIPLE CHARGES: POSS OF MARI JUANA, POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, RESIST/ OBSTR OFFICER W/O VIOL Arrested on 03/17/2018 22:40 XXXX CALIFORNIA ST, BROOKSVILLE Arrest Summary: On 03/17/2018 I was dispatched to the residence located at xxxx California St in reference to an on-going civil dispute between landlord and tenants at this residence. Upon my arrival I made contact with the complainant (defen dant) and the other parties. The defendant was informed previously by multiple deputies that he would need to evict his tenants from the property if he no longer wanted them residing on his property. While interviewing the defen dant, I observed in plain view a metal grinder with a green leafy substance to be lying next to the defendants arm as he was sitting in his chair. Next to the grinder was also a black ashtray which the defendant was using as he was smoking a cigarette. I recognized said metal grinder and green leafy substance to be consistent with illegal con traband. The green leafy sub stance discovered inside of the grinder, along with the residue ed using NARCO-KIT#7609 which revealed the green leafy substance in question to have positive results for THC content. Let it be known that the other residents of this residence live outside of this mobile home and only reside in the camper located in the backyard of this property. The defendant is the only person who resides within the mobile home. Due to the contraband being located next to the defendants person, and the contraband being within the defendants hand reach, I informed the defendant that he will be placed under arrest for being in possession of Cannabis and possession of drug parapher nalia, at which time the defen dant stated No and refused to get up out of the chair which he was sitting in. After multiple warnings, the defendant was After multiple attempts, I was able to successfully place him into custody. At that time the defendant was placed under arrest, transported to the Hernando County Jail, given a court date of 04/11/2018 at 09:00 a.m., and given a total bond of SMITH, JOSEPH JAY YOB: 1975 CHARGES: DOMESTIC BATTERY Arrested on 03/19/2018 07:08 XXXX MALTBY RD, SPRING HILL Arrest Summary: On 03/19/2018, Jody L. advised a verbal argument erupted between her and her live in boyfriend, the defendant, iden Jody stated she was battered inside the residence, so she free herself from the defendant. Jody advised she went outside and fell to the ground, at which point the defendant grabbed her by the hair and arm, where he attempted to pull her back into the residence. Jody explained the neighbor, exited her residence and yelled at the defendant to, let go and go back inside. Jody stated the defendant then let her go and Jody sustained minor lacera tions and abrasions to her arm, which is consistent with being dragged across a hard surface (in this case the roadway). Contact was made with Kath leen, who advised she heard a commotion outside of her residence. Upon reviewing her security cameras, she observed the defendant to be pulling Jody by the hair towards his residence. Kathleen advised she then exited her residence and intervened. Law enforcement attempted to make contact with the defen dant; however, he barricaded himself inside of his residence and refused to come out. Sev eral attempts have been made to establish contact with the defendant; however, he appears to be actively avoiding contact with law enforcement. While on scene, the defendant did send a message to Jody via Facebook Messenger, which said, Im sorry dont send me to jail, Im sorry I dragged you. As The defendant was later taken into custody without incident and transported to the Hernando County Jail. The defendant was provided a misdemeanor court date of 04/11/2018 at 0900 hours, in Courtroom B of the Hernando County Courthouse, in Brooksville, Florida. The defendant was placed on a no bond status, due to the in nature.
BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE --Floridas nearshore waters future oil and gas drill ing under a measure that moved closer Tuesday to appearing before voters in November. The state Constitution Revision Commission voted 32-1 to advance a proposal (Proposal 91) that seeks to prohibit oil and gas drilling within about three miles of the East Coast and nine miles of the Gulf of Mexico coast. These things (oil rigs) are not what we want along our shorelines, said Commissioner Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch, a former mayor of Sewalls Point who sponsored the proposal. We want to protect our natural resources and our scenic beauty. Commissioners still vote on the proposed constitutional amendment before it could go on the November ballot. The commission meets every 20 years to propose con stitutional amendments and faces an early May Thurlow-Lippisch said her proposal is a needed statement to help the economy, wildlife and quality of life for Florid ians. It doesnt matter if you are rich or poor, or black or white or an alien from outer space, if you get to come here, you can walk the beaches and enjoy what they are, Thur low-Lippisch said. Florida law currently prohibits the state from granting leases to drill for oil or natural gas in state coastal waters. But putting a drilling ban in the Constitution would be more permanent. Thurlow-Lippischs proposal wouldnt impact the transportation of oil and gas products produced outside those waters. The proposal comes amid debate about Trump administration plans to al low oil and gas drilling in parts of the country. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appeared in January in Tallahassee and said drilling would not occur the administrations stance has continued to draw questions. The issue involves waters beyond the nations outer conti nental shelf --a juris dictional term describing submerged lands 10.36 das West Coast and three Coast. Former state Senate President Don Gaetz, a Niceville Republican who is a member of the Constitution Revision Commission, recalled the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico and said the goal is for it not to happen again. Even the perception of oil reaching our Florida beaches, on the Northwest Florida coast, brought our economy, which is largely dependent on tourism, on its knees, Gaetz said. The economic damages the billions of dollars. The region has been able to rebound in part through a settlement with BP. About three-quarters of the $2 billion the state is expected to receive organization Triumph Gulf Coast, which will direct money to econom ic-development projects in Northwest Florida. Constitution Revision Commission member Gary Lester, a vice president of The Villages who was appointed to the commission by Gov. Rick Scott, cast the lone vote against the drilling-ban proposal. Sen. Tom Lee, a Tho notosassa Republican and member of the com mission, advised Thur low-Lippisch --while voting for the proposal --to consider adding a constitutional rewrite. I can see a day where technology is advanced to a point where some one may be able to do something with a level of comfort, security and safety that would satisfy you and the rest of us, that they could protect Flori das Gulf Coast and still accomplish the objective we dont want them ac complishing through what is loosely called drilling today, Lee said. By JULIE B. MAGLIO HERNANDO SUN STAFF On March 13, 2018 the US Department of Com of up to 22.16 percent on Canadian newsprint pro uncoated groundwood paper, also widely used in book publishing. A single US mill with 300 employ eesNORPAClocated in countervailing duties and anti-dumping complaints against Canadian mills, claiming that Canadian producers are undercutting US mills. NORPAC is backed by a New York hedge fund. The problem is that Can ada supplies the majority of US newsprint and the per printing and publishing industry hard at home. In January, preliminary assessments of 4.4 to 9 % were imposed. This may and for all, but newspaper publishers arent giving up Publishers and news paper organizations are joining forces to make their concerns known. Newspaper associations around the nation including The National Newspaper Association and the News Media Alliance have formed a coalition to voice their concerns to congress men and the International Trade Commission (ITC): Printers and Publishers. They point to four weaknesses in NORPACs claims: The majority of Cana dian imports are outside of NORPACs regional market of US newsprint producers has more to do with the prominence of digital plat forms rather than the unfair prices from Canadaciting that since the year 2000, demand has decreased 75%. Cost-cutting by pub lishers will drive down demand for newsprint even furtherdoing greater harm to US paper mills. A request from a single petitioner (NORPAC) threatens thousands of jobs in the US. Being a reader of a local community newspaper, your source of local infor mation is in harms way by the imposition of these icant portion of a newspa pers expenditures and any remarkable increases could have very negative conse quences. It is important to voice your concern to your US representatives about this matter. Susan Rowell, NNA president remarked, We are painfully aware that some newspapers will not survive this upheaval. For those who do, it will be at the expense of a dimin ished news mission. Our readers, customers and community will pay the price, just so NORPAC, one small mill in Wash ington state, can use trade laws to a very temporary advantage. Long term, we will all lose. cial docket in the coming weeks to inquire into the NORPAC complaint. Members of Congress can this case when the record For more information, visit: https://www.sto 4 HERNANDO SUN hernandosun.com March 2329, 2018 LOCAL & STATE HERNANDO SUN NIE DONATION NAME:______________________________ MAILING ADDRESS:___________________ ____________________________________ PHONE NUMBER:_____________________ DONATION AMOUNT:__________________ THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTRIBUTION! Brooksvilles Police Chief terminated for cause community newspapers SUBSCRIBE TO HERNANDO SUN! 52 issues for $28.60 or 26 issues for $16.90 Make checks payable to: Hernando Sun Publications. Fill out this form and mail with your check to: Hernando Sun Publications; P.O. Box 12203; Brooksville, FL 34603 Yes, Id like to Subscribe!Name (First, Last):_____________________________________ Delivery Address:_____________________________________ ________________________________________________________ Phone:_________________________________________________ E-mail:_________________________________________________ If this is a gift subscription would you like us to send so, please specify: ________________________________________________________ Date:______________Number of issues:______________ By LISA MACNEIL HERNANDO SUN STAFF In a letter dated March 14, 2018, City Manager Mark Kutney terminated Brooksville Police Chief, George B.Turner. The letter which was marked for hand-delivery, cited Turner with illegally criminal intelligence infor mation or criminal inves tigative information that reveal personal identifying information of a witness of a murder to the press... The future of the Brooksville Police De partment (BPD) has been uncertain for the past few months, as the City Council considers dis banding the department to resolve budget issues. Negotiations are expect ed to begin soon to have enforcement coverage of the city. Brooksville City Council member Natalie Kahler told The Hernando Sun that Turner was given an option to resign. It is not known why Turner did not exercise that option and he was not available for comment. Turner was recently in the running for the North Port Police Chief posi tion, but the North Port City Manager decided to continue their search after candidates which included Turner. The initial search began with 60 candidates. Turner was appointed as the Brooksville Police Chief on September 25, 2007. He began his career in law enforcement in New York in 1976. Turner is also a graduate of the 193rd session of the F.B.I National Academy, Quanti co Virginia. The city has appointed Detective Tracey Scho Brooksville Police. The city released the following Our Newspapers in Education program is now in full swing. We are currently delivering 350 newspapers to schools across the county each week. The Newspapers in Education program serves to familiarize young readers to newspa pers and how to read them. Newspapers are provided to teachers for them to incorporate into their curriculum, thus giving students in our community a source of local knowledge. The Hernando Sun is a member of the 501c3 Florida Press Educational Services, whereby allowing supporters of our program to make tax deductible charitable donations. If you would like to support our Newspapers below and send with your donation to Hernando Sun Publ PO Box 12203 Brooksville, FL 34603 The Hernando Sun statement in regards to the appointment of Schof ield, As President of the & Kids Foundation, he has been assisting children in need and the families of fallen law enforcement the most notable of his causes were his actions in December 2017, when 25 needy children from Pinellas Park, 42 children from the Brooksville area, and an at-risk family of 12, including 4 very young children, were aided with food, toys, clothing, hous ing, and assistance. will remain with the City of Brooksville through March 27, 2018. At that time, the City Manager will appoint an Interim Chief of Police. Name of Person who recommended The Hernando Sun to you, or where did Ribbon Cutting Friday, March 23, 2018 10-10:30 a.m. (Brooksville, FL) Join Hernando County and the Southwest Flori da Water Management District to celebrate the completion of the Weeki Wachee-Rogers Park Low Impact Development Project. The event will take place at 7244 Shoal Line Blvd.,Weeki Wa chee, FL 34607. The Rogers Park beach front, park and boat/kayak ramp was closed for ap to complete a parking lot improvement project. Led by the Southwest Florida Water Manage ment District (District), this cooperative project with Hernando County will ultimately improve water quality in the Weeki Wachee River. "Partnering on water quality projects such as this are a high priority for us," Chairman Wayne Dukes said. "We are mak the parking lot into the river. LID practices being applied at Rogers Park include porous asphalt in the parking spaces, bioretention with wetland vegetation. These tech niques reduce the amount of stormwater entering the river by decreasing the impervious or hard surface areas. They also improve water quality by redirecting stormwater to treatment areas. Roger's Park parking lot project completed We are painfully aware that some newspapers will not survive this upheaval. For those who do, it will be at the expense of a diminished news mission. Our readers, customers and community will pay the price, just so NORPAC, one small mill in Washington state, can use trade laws to a very temporary advantage. Long term, we will all lose. Susan Rowell, NNA President Turner Drilling ban could be headed to ballot
March 2329, 2018 hernandosun.com HERNANDO SUN 5 LOCAL & STATE storm. Erdrich expressed her emotions through art in order to heal and much of her work after the storm inspired by the No Name Storm, There can be no beginnings without endings. There must be death before there is birth. There can be no creation without destruc tion. The items she collected from locals who were also deeply impacted by the No Name Storm were part of her exhibition. Arline Erdrich passed away in 2011. The collection has been packed away in a box for many years and its existence long forgotten. Until chance circumstances arose, putting the box and the memories it contained into the possession of Spring Hill resident Debby Heck man. Heckman remarked, When I came across the box There are so many tokens and memorabilia, I couldnt just discard it. Here is a catalogue of the No Name Storm items in Erdrichs collection. Ive organized it by documents, items related to Mel Pettit, storm related photographs and physical items. The question remains as to whether the items in this box should be put on display in the community or re main packed away. Many who lived through that trying time may not wish to revisit the painful memories, but it is a part of our history and should not be forgotten. STORMWALL rfntbb nrfntnb r tnn tbt bntbr fbbbbbb tbbntb r r rrfrrnf tb rf brrf rrbr rr OAK HILL HOSPIT AL rfnt bffnf nnfrrfffrrfnrftffnrftfft f ftfnfrrfftnfnffnfnfntftfrfnff nfrfntffrfffbfntf '&\000( Last Will and Testament of George F. Hahn From William Hahn, Aripeka According to the account of Williams wife Mette, his family and a neighbor to the safety of a stilt home nearby. William did not survive. The home was that of Arline Erdrich, where 14 people spent nine harrowing hours waiting to be rescued. Letter from Isabel Kellogg The letter sheds light on the project and its purpose. Erdrich entitled the project Stormwall. Dear Arline, Your project stormwall intrigues me and Ill be seeing it. What a collection you must have from all over the area. made depicting No Name. It has a basketry base, clay face. It is weird to say the least, but I had fun making it. As I recall there was no lightning, but I added in just to emphasize the storm. You might say it was therapeutic to work out my feelings in doing the creature. Little dog and I went next door to a 2 story house to spend anxious hours and then went home to sur vey the wet soggy mess. We survived and life is back to normal, but I dont want to do it again! At my age (81) Good luck with your exhibit and hope you get some backing. Sincerely, Isabel Kellogg Hudson, FL Poem by Gerry Deunsch of Holiday, FL entitled STORM OF THE CENTURY Poem by Earleene Prevatt, Aripeka, FL entitled The Storm of the Century Newspaper Clippings Photos of residents returning to Pine Island after deputies allowed them to return. Resi dents search through the rubble for whatever belongings they might be able to recover. Poem by Gerry Deunsch ITEMS RELATING TO MEL PETTIT Newspaper Clipping: The Big Storm One Year The article describes the story of Mel Pettita commercial captain who lost his life in the storm later. Mel Pettit, captain of the Bone Dry, was on a 4 to spoke to her husband on March 10 by radio. Mel was expecting the weather to bring waves of 6 to 8 feet. What he faced was something else entirely. The vessels owner, Richard Brooks and Howard Stewart, the gentleman who recovered it, say it likely wasnt the 30 foot waves that did it in, but a collision which snapped the boats hull in half. Brooks, who was in an identical boat about 5 miles away during the storm said that a 600 foot freighter nearly collided with his boat as the freighters radar was not func tioning with the torrential rain. Mels bodycaught on videotape by a Coast Guard chopper was never ally. Rope recovered from Bone Dry, the ship which Mel Pettit captained during the No Name Storm. The rope is frayed, sand is visible inside the bag. The label states, MEL PETTITHUDSON, FLCASUALTYNOF STORMROPE FROM BOAT IN WHICH HE LOST HIS LIFE. Pictured on front page. The Celebration of Life Program for Melvin Ev erett Pettit, March 19, 1993. Mels Service took place at First United Methodist Church in Hudson. Photos associated with Mel Pettit story (no de scriptions provided) The photos below are attached to a newspaper clipping in remembrance of Mel Pettit.
(Adapted from Gover nors News Release) On March 19, 2018 Gov. Scott signed the following bills into law: CS/CS/HB 21 Controlled Substances steps to combat opioid abuse in Florida and secures $65 million in funding for Gov. Scott remarked, This bill will help limit the chance of drug addiction, reduce the ability for dan gerous drugs to spread in Floridas communities and give vulnerable Floridians needed support. We made a commitment in Florida to do everything possible to help communities impacted by the national opioid epi demic, and I appreciate the work of Senate President Joe Negron, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, and all the legislators who support ed this important priority. SB 146 Appointment of At torneys for Dependent Children with Special Needs This bill requires certain court costs be paid by the state when pro bono attorneys represent special needs children in dependen cy proceedings. SB 220 Bankruptcy Matters in Foreclosure Proceed ings This bill authorizes bankruptcy proceeding to be admitted as evidence in a foreclosure. CS/CS/CS/SB 268 Public Records/Public Guardians/Employees with Fiduciary Responsibility This bill creates a public re cord exemption for former and current public guardians CS/SB 386 Consumer Finance This bill provides additional repayment schedule options loans and sets a maximum delinquency charge of $15 per calendar month for each loan payment in default. CS/SB 394 Fire Safety This bill re quires the Division of State Fire Marshal to establish Professional Guardians Di rect-Support Organization This bill repeals the sunset date for the Foundation for Indigent Guardianship. CS/CS/SB 510 Reporting of Adverse Incidents in Planned Out-of-Hospital Births This bill requires that adverse incidents of planned births that occur outside of hospitals be reported to the Florida Department of Health. CS/SB 512 Homestead Waivers This bill provides language that can be included in a deed to waive spousal homestead rights. CS/CS/SB 568 Telephone Solicitation This bill expands the Do Not Call list to include direct to voicemail sales calls. CS/CS/SB 622 Health Care Facility Reg ulation This bill amends numerous provisions related to the regulation of health care facilities. SB 660 Florida Insurance Code Religious Organizations This bill expands the nizations insurance code exemption to include people sharing a common set of ethical or religious beliefs. CS/CS/CS/SB 920 Deferred Presentment Transactions This bill creates a new type of small loan up to $1,000. CS/SB 1132 Vessel Safety Inspection Decals This bill provides an expiration date for vessel safety inspection decals. SB 1712 Postsecondary Revenue Bonds and Debt This bill allows Florida A&M University to participate in the U.S. Department of Ed ucations Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Program. CS/HB 41 Pregnancy Support and Wellness Services This Support Services Program in Florida Statute. HB 53 Coral Reefs This bill creates the Southeast Flor ida Coral Reef Ecosystem Conservation Area. HB 67 Florida Slavery Memorial This bill establishes the Florida Slavery Memorial to honor the nameless and forgotten men, women, and children for their contribu tions to the United States. CS/HB 85 Voter Registration List Maintenance This bill enhances the Florida De partment of States ability to prevent voter fraud by joining a nongovernmental organization with other states to verify voter regis tration information. CS/HB 87 Public Records/Statewide Voter Registration System This bill creates a public records exemption for voter registration information received by the Florida Department of State from another state in which the or exempt. HB 405 Linear Facilities This bill provides legal certainty for decisions made under the Power Plan Siting Act and Transmission Line Siting Act. HB 413 Trusts This bill updates and revises provisions of the Florida Trust Code relating to revising trust decanting procedures, electronic deliv ery of trust documents, and trust accounting. CS/CS/HB 429 Donation and Transfer of Human Tissue This bill requires the Florida Depart ment of Health to develop and publish on its website educational information relating to tissue transplants. HB 623 Out-of-Country Foreign Money Judgments This bill increases protections from unjust foreign court judgments. HB 6021 The Guardian Ad Litem Direct-Support Organiza tion This bill continues the Direct Support Organization for the Guardian ad Litem CS/HB 6515 The Relief of Cathleen Smiley by Brevard County This bill directs Brevard County to provide $25,000 in relief to Ms. Cathleen Smiley for injuries caused by a county bus. HB 7029 A Review Under the Open Government Sunset Review Act/Human Traf bill continues the public re cord exemption of criminal history records relating to a HB 7031 A Review Under the Open Government Sun set Review Act/Criminal Justice Commission This bill continues the public meeting exemption of a President Donald Trump; e White House; 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW; Washington, DC 20500 Comments: 202-456-1111; Switchboard: 202-456-1414 https://www.whitehouse.gov Senator Bill Nelson 716 Senate Hart Oce Building; Washington, DC 20510 Phone: 202-224-5274 / Fax: 202-228-2183 https://www.billnelson.senate.gov/ Senator Marco Rubio 284 Russell Senate Oce Building Washington DC, 20510 Phone: 202-224-3041 http://www.rubio.senate.gov/ US Rep Daniel Webster 15 N Main Street, Ste B Brooksville, FL 34601 Phone: 352-241-9280 Tuesday & ursday https://webster.house.gov/ 6 HERNANDO SUN hernandosun.com March 2329, 2018 LOCAL & STATE MARCH 24 Game On! EH 3/24/2018 10 4:00 PM Enjoy family gaming at the East Hernando Branch! VITA SH 3/24/2018 10 AM 1PM Volunteer Income Tax As sistance by appt. only Family Movie @ Your Library EH 3/24/2018 1 3PM Movies on the big screen with popcorn provided. Spring Hill Writing Group SH 3/24/2018 1:30 3 PM Beginning writers are wel come--to inspire and be inspired. Your work starts with one word at a time. Personal Creativity Book Group SH 3/24/2018 3 5 PM Get Library Programs SHSpring Hill Branch Library, located at 9220 Spring Hill Drive. WHWest Hernando Branch Library located at 6335 Blackbird Ave, Weeki Wachee, FL 34613 BVBrooksville/ Main Library located at 238 Howell Ave, Brooksville, FL 34601 EH East Hernando Branch located at 6457 Windmere Rd, Brooksville, FL 34602 IN, OUT & ABOUT inspired by reading and discussing books that encourage you to cultivate your creative self. MARCH 26 Learning the Mouse BV 3/26/2018 10 AM 12PM Registration is open Learn to use a mouse and acquire basic computer vocabulary. STEAM Storytime WH 3/26/2018 11:15 AM 12PM It's storytime with a little bit of STEAM thrown in! Junior Coders WH 3/26/2018 4:30 5:30 PM Come to the library to learn the basics of coding! Children will be able to discover the building blocks of coding by being able to play with and manipulate several differ ent coding tools such as Ozobots, Dash and Dot robots, the Code-a-Pillar, and others. Recommend ed for ages 4-8. MARCH 27 Learning the Mouse WH 3/27/2018 10 AM 12 PM Registration is open Learn to use a mouse and acquire basic computer vocabulary. Storytime BV 3/27/2018 10:30 11AM Stories, songs, and more in a storytime program designed for children between 18 months 5 years old. Spring Hill Book Discus sion SH 3/27/2018 12 1:30 PM Please contact the Spring Hill Branch to obtain a copy of the book and the discussion questions. Adult Coloring Class WH 3/27/2018 1:15 3PM Registration is open Pick a Color, Any Color. Spring Hill Book Discus sion SH 3/27/2018 1:45 3PM Please contact the Spring Hill Branch to obtain a copy of the book and the discussion questions. Beauty and Modesty SH 3/27/2018 5 7PM Reg istration is open Modeling and etiquette training for children ages 6-12. Presented by Natalie of I Praise Productions, Inc. Ukulele Beginner Strum and Sing EH 3/27/2018 5 7PM Join other beginning ukulele players for some laid-back strumming and singing. All ages and levels wel come. MARCH 28 Learning the Mouse SH 3/28/2018 10AM 12 PM Registration is open Learn to use a mouse and acquire basic computer vocabulary. Writing Your Life Stories WH 3/28/2018 10:15 11:45 AM Registration is open "When writing the story of your life, never let anyone else hold the pen." Don't allow those irreplaceable personal & family stories to be lost. Come join us for an informal, enjoyable experience! In Writing Your Life Stories, we pro vide you with the oppor tunity to get started right away on your writing, through the use of "writ ing prompts" & a short time to write, followed by sharing of our writing, if you choose to share. Each meeting, we provide help ful resources & tips for inspiration, and members discuss what is working for them.. Though we en courage writing by hand, you may bring a laptop if you prefer. Please ensure it is fully charged. Florida-Friendly Landscap ing Program SH 3/28/2018 10:30 AM 12 PM Topic: Growing Beau tiful Gingers, presented by Wynn Miller Storytime EH 3/28/2018 10:30 11AM Stories, songs, and more in a storytime program designed for children between 18 months 5 years old. Financial Management Series SH 3/28/2018 2 4 PM This month's topic: Credit Use Baby Storytime BV MARCH 29 3/29/2018 9 11 AM A storytime featuring sto ries, bouce rhymes, songs and more just for babies and their caregivers. Learning the Mouse EH 3/29/2018 10AM 12PM Registration is open Learn to use a mouse and acquire basic computer vocabulary. Toddler Storytime -SH 3/29/2018 10:30 11 AM Storytime time for toddlers featuring stories, Preschool Storytime SH 3/29/2018 11:15 12 PM and much more designed for children between the ages of 3-5. Electronic Images from the Internet EH 3/29/2018 12:15 1:15 PM Registration is open Getting images from the Internet is easy! Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party WH 3/29/2018 5:00 PM 6:00 PM Join the waiting list Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a long-running series that has been entertaining kids for years. Come celebrate the adventures of every one's favorite tween,Greg crafts, games, and activ ities. Just make sure you avoid the Cheese Touch! Ukulele Beginner Strum and Sing WH 3/29/2018 5 6:30 PM Game On! EH MARCH 31 3/31/2018 10AM 4PM Enjoy family gaming at the East Hernando Branch! VITA SH 3/31/2018 10AM 1PM Volunteer Income Tax As sistance by appt. only 3/21/2018 ROCKY CR.,LITTLE PINE IS. BA Y ,, FL 8727122 T idal Data Print V iew 1/1 Station Name: ROCKY CR.,LITTLE PINE IS. BA Y ,, FL Action: Daily Product: T ide Predictions Start Date & T ime: 2018/3/23 12:00 AM End Date & T ime: 2018/3/30 1 1:59 PM Source: NOAA/NOS/CO-OPS Prediction T ype: Subordinate Datum: MLL W Height Units: Feet T ime Zone: LST/LDT Help Print Height in feet (MLL W) NOAA/NOS/CO-OPS T ide Predictions at 8727122, ROCKY CR.,LITTLE PINE IS. BA Y FL From 2018/03/23 12:00 AM LST/LDT to 2018/03/30 1 1:59 PM LST/LDT Subordinate Station | Ref. Station (Cedar Key 8727520) | T ime offsets (high: -20 min. low: 58 min.) | Height offsets (high: *0.83 ft. low: *0.83 ft.) Note: The interval is High/Low the solid blue line depicts a curve fit between the high and low values and approximates the segments between. Disclaimer: These data are based upon the latest information available as of the date of your request, and may dif fer from the published tide tables. High/Low T ide Pr ediction Data Listing Date Day T ime Hgt T ime Hgt T ime Hgt T ime Hgt 2018/03/23 Fri 01:44 AM -0.15 L 06:53 AM 2.15 H 1:26 PM 1.09 L 5:57 PM 2.96 H 2018/03/24 Sat 02:52 AM -0.04 L 08:21 AM 1.97 H 2:29 PM 1.34 L 7:02 PM 2.79 H 2018/03/25 Sun 04:17 AM 0.03 L 10:05 AM 1.99 H 4:02 PM 1.47 L 8:33 PM 2.67 H 2018/03/26 Mon 05:45 AM -0.04 L 1 1:29 AM 2.17 H 5:41 PM 1.36 L 10:08 PM 2.71 H 2018/03/27 T ue 06:57 AM -0.18 L 12:20 PM 2.40 H 6:58 PM 1.04 L 1 1:27 PM 2.87 H 2018/03/28 W ed 07:51 AM -0.29 L 12:58 PM 2.61 H 7:56 PM 0.67 L 2018/03/29 Thu 12:30 AM 3.03 H 08:35 AM -0.30 L 1:30 PM 2.79 H 8:43 PM 0.33 L 2018/03/30 Fri 01:22 AM 3.12 H 09:14 AM -0.23 L 2:00 PM 2.93 H 9:26 PM 0.05 L Get in touch with your Federal level elected ocials Gov. Scott signs following bills into law: criminal justice commission while members discuss ac tive criminal intelligence or investigative information. HB 7035 River Water Management District Rules This bill Water Management District rule for Silver Springs.
March 2329, 2018 hernandosun.com HERNANDO SUN 7 IN, OUT & ABOUT Bake Spinach-Ricotta Pie for Easter BrunchEaster eggs are dyed in colorful hues, the table is set, and now its time to prepare the main dish for your familys Easter brunch. This vegetarian Spinach Ricotta Pie will introduce your novice school-age chef to new cooking techniques, from draining spinach to grating cheese and pressing out a simple pie crust. If a younger child is eager to join the kitchen crew, let him rinse berries, pull grapes from their stems and chop bananas for a side fruit salad. The tasty, springy-green looking dish is mild enough for all tastes. If you wish to kick up the flavor and heat a notch, add the optional feta cheese and a dash of cayenne.SPINACH-RICOTTA PIEEasy Flaky Crust: 1/2 cup butter, softened 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup all-purpose flour Pinch of salt 1. Place the cream cheese and butter in a large bowl. Add flour and salt. Work together with a pastry blender. 2. Gather the soft dough into a ball with your hands and press into a 9-inch pan. This is a perfect job for your school-age child. Simply set the ball in the middle of the pan, and press the dough out in all directions to extend slightly over the rim. Flute the edges with fingers. Refrigerate for an hour or more.Filling: 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach 1 small onion, finely chopped 3 tablespoons butter 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper Dash of cayenne pepper (optional) 1 cup half-and-half 1 container (15 ounces) ricotta cheese 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (optional) 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1. Heat oven to 350 F. 2. Cook spinach according to package directions. Drain in a large strainer. Show your child how to squeeze out the liquid by pressing spinach against the sides of the strainer with a large spoon. 3. Saute onion in butter on medium heat until onion is translucent. Stir in spinach, salt, nutmeg and black pepper. For an extra kick, add cayenne pepper if you wish. Cool. 4. In a large mixing bowl, combine half and half, cheeses and eggs. Mix thoroughly. Stir in cooled spinach mixture. Pour into pastry-lined pan. 5. Bake 50-60 minutes or until pie is set and top is lightly browned. 6. Let stand 10 minutes. Serve warm with mixed fruit or green salad on the side and a slice of crusty French bread. Makes 6 servings. TIP: Prepare the crust and put it into the pan the day before. Cover and refrigerate. *** Donna Ericksons award-winning series Donnas Day is airing on public television nationwide. To find more of her creative family recipes and activities, visit www.donnasday.com and link to the NEW Donnas Day Facebook fan page. Her latest book is Donna Ericksons Fabulous Funstuff for Families. 2018 Donna Erickson Distributed by King Features Synd. King Features Weekly ServiceMarch 19, 2018 Ttre de la guerre en Amrique [The Theater of War in America]. (Amsterdam, 1703). Touchton Map Collection. D A N A S R A I L R O A D S U P P L Y N A T U R E C O A S T M O D E L S H O W S A T U R D A Y M A R C H 2 4 T H 9 : 0 0 A M N o o n 4 0 4 2 D e l t o n a B l v d S p r i n g H i l l A l l t y p e s m o d e l s a n d m o d e l e r s w e l c o m e I P M S / A M P S F r e e A d m i s s i o n T a b l e s A v a i l a b l e ( 3 5 2 ) 6 8 4 2 4 8 4 By HERNANDO SUN STAFF The volunteers from The Spring Hill Neigh bors Group has organized a unique and creative Crescent Clinic. Cres cent Community Clinic has been established to improve the health and well being of indigent and uninsured citizens of our community in order to provide the best health care to our citizens regardless of the ability to pay. Volunteers will hide eggs for you from 2 am to 6 am on April 1st in your front yard. The group even has a volunteer bunny who will hide eggs on Easter Day from 8 am to 3 pm then knock on the door and take pictures with the children. If this idea gets you egg-cited all you need to do is order the number of eggs you would like to be delivered by March 25th. and costs are as follows: 30 eggs for $20, 50 eggs for $30 and 70 eggs for $40. If you would like the Easter Bunny to deliver it will be an additional $10. The response from the community has been positive and some local businesses have pur chased eggs to be deliv ered to needy families. The Spring Hill Neigh bors Group state they will exceed their goal of $500 and hopefully, double it. Donations have also been received from Ken Zarrillo with Family Car Wash, Cat Ceparano with Ceparanos Pizza, Colleen Algeo Kasperek who is running for State Rep resentative, District 35, Jim Cutlip and Corrinne Camoin Foti have all made donations to deliver close to 300 eggs to needy families. So lets get on the egg-train and help make Easter a memorable one for all. Egg my Yard will benet Crescent Community Clinic Floridas conquistadors, pirates and shipwrecks, BY HERNANDO SUN STAFF During the Age of Sail, there was only one way to travel across the oceans by ship. The Spanish had dominion over vast territo ries that produced im mense wealth in the form of gold and silver. The relatively uncharted Carib bean and Gulf of Mexico, along with the unknown nature of weather systems particularly hurricanes and the ever-present threat of pirates, made sailing around Florida very dan gerous. Hundreds of ships, some laden with treasure, sank along the Florida coast and in the Carib started almost immedi ately and continue to this day centuries after the ships went to the bottom of the sea. The Tampa Bay History Center, located on down town Tampa's Riverwalk, recently launched its newest gallery experi ence "Treasure Seekers: Conquistadors, Pirates and Shipwrecks. Featuring a 60-foot, 18th-century pirate ship as its center piece, the new, permanent addition to the History Center introduces visitors to explorers who landed in "La Florida" more than 500 years ago, as well as little-known pirates like "Calico" Jack Rackham and Anne Bonny, who prowled Florida's coasts in the 1700s. The new gallery also explores the science and technology of shipwreck recovery, showing how centuries-old vessels are recovered from the ocean The 8,500-square-foot addition includes the Touchton Map Library and Florida Center for Carto graphic Education (TML/ FCCE), a partnership with the University of South Florida that will feature thousands of Florida maps and ephemera dating back to the 15th century through today. "We're telling a Florida story," said History Center President and CEO C.J. Roberts. "Conquistadors, pirates and privateers, shipwreck recovery many of these things were happening not just in the Tampa Bay area, but across the state." Visitors can learn about Florida's maritime history via the latest in museum technology, including an immersive, choose-yourown-adventure theater experience, and a celestial ellipse on the gallery ceil ing showing how sailors used the stars to traverse unknown oceans. The new gallery also features a world-class collection of maritime artifacts-some nearly 400 years old -including nav igational tools, jewelry, coins, pottery and other of Florida's coasts dating back to the 1600s. The Tampa Bay History of permanent exhibits explore illustrating the stories and personali ties from Floridas past. For more information, call (813) 228.0097 or visit TampaBayHistoryCenter. Org. A new multimedia galleryexperience at the Tampa Bay History Center A 60-foot, 18th-century pirate ship
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC THE HERNANDO SPORTSMAN'S CLUB Located 9 miles North of S.R. 50 on U.S. Hwy 19 80 Acre shooting facility Clubhouse Junior Programs & 4-H IHMSA Archery Skeet, Trap & Five Stand Range Cowboy SASS HUNTERS RANGE HOURS Tues Fri 9AM-2PM; Tues and Thurs Eve. 5PM 7PM www.hernandosportsmansclub.com 352-597-9931 8 HERNANDO SUN hernandosun.com March 2329, 2018 IN, OUT & ABOUT Upcoming events that will get you out and about... Event Previews BROOKSVILLE 19259 Cortez Boulevard 352.796.1451 SPRING HILL 3290 Commercial Way 352.683.0018 www.killingsworthagency.com Ingredients 1 medium head cabbage 1 (15 oz) tomato sauce 1 sm onion diced pinch of cayenne pepper 1 (16 oz) tomatoes w/liquid cut up Directions Remove core from cab bage, cook cabbage in salted water 2-3 min. When softened remove outer leaves, need 12 leaves. Drain, remove thick center vein from leaves. In bowl combine beef, rice, parsley, salt, dill and pepper. Mix well. ea cabbage leaf. Fold in sides, roll up to completely Slice remaining cabbage, place in a large dutch oven. Arrange rolls with seam side down. Combine tomatoes, sugar and remaining tomato sauce pour of the rolls. Cover and bake at 350 for HERNANDO COUNTY FARMERS MARKET SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2018 9 AM TO 3 PM Open from 10am to 3pm every Saturday, year round. and Amish country food. Theres also plants, local honey, herbs, soaps, jams, candy, baked goods, jew elry, orchids, crafts, and more. For more information, contact Phone: 352-232-4241 / hernandocountyfarm ersmarket.webs.com The Hernando County Farmers Market is located at 2468 Commercial Way (US highway 19) in Spring Hill, FL. 34606 (in the Rural King parking lot) THIRD ANNUAL KIDS FISHING CLINIC SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018 9 AM TO 1 PM The Weeki Wachee Anglers, Inc., a family-oriented County Parks and Recreation, will host the 3rd Annu al Kids Fishing Clinic. This is a free, one-day clinic sponsored by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to educate kids from ages 5 to 15 about the vulnerability of Floridas marine ecosystems as well the goal of making these children responsible marine resource stewards. Preregistration is recommended. Visit http://www.hernandocounty.us/park_rec to complete the application. As a reminder, only children ages 5 to 15 are eligible for this clinic and they must be accompanied by an adult. hands-on learning stations (for example, knot tying and casting) to be eligible for a free rod and reel. They will then have an opportunity to try out their skills in a catch, photo and release event. Entertainment, food and Linda Pedersen Park, 6300 Shoal Line Boulevard in Hernando Beach. LEGENDS FOR YOUTH BASEBALL CLINIC SERIES SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2018 1:30-4 PM TOM VARN PARK, DARBY LANE, BROOKSVILLE Free youth baseball clinic to feature Grant Balfour, Richie Scheinblum and other MLB Alumni Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series. In conjunction with CEMEX, the free clinic features former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons for approximately 200 local youth. Players attending* include All-Stars Grant Balfour and Richie Scheinblum, as well as John Frascatore, Jason John son, Kevin Ohme, Randy Ruiz, Brian Tollberg and Mike Walker. These eight players combine for 51 seasons, 124 wins and 1,736 games in Major League Baseball. The clinic will take place at Tom Varn Park, running from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., located at 301 Darby Lane, Brooksville, FL 34601. Alumni players will train at stations including pitching, catching, baserunning and life skills. Registration is required. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. and the afternoon will conclude with an autograph session and baseball giveaways for children in attendance. To register, visit www.baseballalumni.com. For more information regarding the clinic, please contact Nikki Warner, Di rector of Communications, at (719) 477-1870, ext. 105 or visit www.baseballalumni.com. FIFTH ANNUAL HOP N GLOW SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2018 5:30 TO 9 PM ANDERSON SNOW SPORTS COMPLEX Hernando County Chamber of Commerces Young Professionals and the Chamber Education Training Association (CETA), will take place from 5:30-9:00 pm.at the Anderson Snow Sports Complex in Spring Hill on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Join us in this fun experience with egg hunts organized in age groups for all the family. More than 20,000 eggs, black light dance parties and face paintings. Lots of photo opportunities with the Eas ter Bunny, games, food trucks and vendors are also featured at the event. Tickets for the event are $5 per person. Register online by March 29 and receive early admission. Sponsored by Thumper Sponsor Discount Garage Doors, this is an event not to miss. The pro in the education and training of the community, and and developed people, as well as future leader devel opment. To sponsor the event or be a vendor, please contact Lindsay Cacciatore, Event Coordinator @ 352796-0697 or visit http://hernandochamber.com/pages/ hop-n-glow Mike Walker coaches a group of players at the MLB Legends Baseball Clinic on April 1, 2017 FROM OUR TABLE TO YOURS by Cheryl Clanton
March 2329, 2018 hernandosun.com HERNANDO SUN 9 Calendar of Events AARP Hernando County Driver Safety Programs AARP Hernando County training in Hernando County. For reserva tions or more information, call (352) 678-3090 or Skip at (352) 683-6840. Accordian Adventure Accor dian Adventure informal group consists of accordionists that are enthusiasts of all levels of performance. For more information, call Cathy at (352) 686-0975 or Peg at (352) 4425574. Acoustic Guitar Club Spring Hill Acoustic Guitar Club goal is to play together, have fun doing it and to provide encouragement and support for each other in an effort to become better players. For more information, call Curt at (352) 666-3951 or Ken at (352) 684-6789. African Violet Club of Spring Hill African Violet Club of Spring Hill has supplies avail able, and anyone interested in growing African violets is invited to attend meetings. For more information, call Thad Scaggs at (352) 345-5271. American Legion Auxillary Unit 186. Meetings are held Monthly on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.at Post 186. The Post is located at 12091 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville, Fl. 34613. Ballroom Dance Club The Dance Club is held every 1st, 2nd and 4th Friday from 6-9:00 P.M. with a free dance lesson, during break. Wine and beer permitted. Every 3rd Friday there is a Theme Party.Held at the Senior Citizens Club, 7925 Rhanbuoy Rd., Spring Hill, Fl. 34606. Call 352-597-0107 Book Discussion Groups Book Discussion Groups meet regularly at library locations in Hernando County. For more information, call Jeanne DelVecchio at (352) 754-4866. All of the groups are open to new members. Bowling Buddies Bowling Buddies is a singles bowling group that bowls for fun. For more information, call Nancy at (352) 688-4115. British Car Club Nature Coast English Car Club is open to all British car owners and enthusi asts. For more information, call Jay Gerdin at 352.398,9243. Ladies of the British Com monwealth Ladies of the British Commonwealth meets regularly at the Spring Hill Branch Public Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. This is a new group; all women of British lineage are welcome. For more information, call (352) 688-6503. Brooksville Garden Club meets the second Wednes day of every Month from September to May at 12 noon. The Country Kitchen, 20133 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 34601. 12 PM Dutch Treat order off menu or just come for the 1:00 PM Speaker and stay for our Members updates of projects all. Interested? Call (352) 799-4319. Brooksville Horseshoe Club The club meets regularly. New, backyard and experienced players are welcome. Horse shoes are available for loan, and there is no cost to play. Call Richard Watson at (352) 584-4102. Corvette Club Nature Coast Corvette Club meets regularly. For more information, visit the clubs website at www.ncvette. com Crescent Community Clinic Crescent Community Clinic clinic that provides primary medical, dental and mental health services to uninsured adults ages 18 to 64 who meet federal poverty guidelines. To volunteer or sponsor future Friends of the Clinic functions, call (352) 610-9927. Domino Club Spring Hill Domino Club meets regularly for socials. Call Nancy, club secretary, at (352) 346-6337. Elks Lodge 2582 The Elks Lodge 2582 located on County Line Road meets regularly. Members and guests are welcome. Other activities in clude bingo, dominoes, cards, billiards, music and a cash bar. Call 352.596.2582 Fantasy African Violet Club The Fantasy African Vio let Club meets the second Saturday monthly, except in December. Meeting starts at 1 p.m. The program Topic is African Violet Cousins/ Other Gesneriads. For more information, contact Thad Scaggs at 352-345-5271, tas email@example.com or Carol Chmiko scootsno@yahoo. com Meetings are held at the Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club, 3357 Susan Dr. and corner of Toucan Trail First Hernando Republican Club First Hernando Repub lican Club meets regularly. Email chairman@hernan dorepublicans.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Friends Travel Club Call (352) 684-7568 for more information or visit www.springhillregional. net for more information. Genealogy Interest Group Genealogy Interest Group meets regularly. For more in formation, call (352) 796-1623. Grumman Retiree Club Grumman Retiree Club, Midwest Florida Chapter, meets at 11:30 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month (except June, July and August) at Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd. (State Road 50), Brooks ville. All former Grumman and Northrop Grumman employ ees and their guests are invited to attend. For club information, call Bea Hall at (352) 686-9529 in Hernando County; or Gus Krayer at (352) 586-1558 in Citrus County. H2U Partners Club Partners Club features the following activities at the club located behind Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill: Yoga, line dance, rug hooking, needlework and exercise. Membership is $20 a year, which includes membership into the H2U program. For more information, call (352) 597-6383. Hernando Audubon Society Hernando Audubon Society will resume meetings and more information, call Linda Vanderveen at 352.428.2629 or email email@example.com Visit online at www.hernando audubon.org Hernando Beach Club Meets at 3145 Flamingo Blvd. Friday dinners and events throughout the year. Visit her nandobeachclub.com or call 352.596.5878 for details. Hernando Computer Club At its March 26 general meeting, the Hernando Computer Club will host an Art and Craft Exhibition where club mem bers and friends will showcase their creations. Photograph, painting, pottery, sewing, embroidery and crafts will be on display. This will take place in the Fellowship Hall of Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive. Doors open at 6 p.m. Attendees will have an opportunity to purchase items donated by the artists in a Silent Auction. The event is free and open to the pub lic. For more information, visit www.hcc.org or call 352-6847171. Hernando County Arts Council would like to invite the public to our meetings on the 2nd. Thursday every month at Brooksville City Hall, 201 How ell Ave. Brooksville, FL 34601 in Council Chambers at 5:30 pm. Our mission is to encourage, support and promote all of the creative arts and assist in bringing these arts to the citizens. Visit website hernan doarts.org or e-mail hernand Jan Knowles 352.279.5182. Hernando County Button Collectors Group Join our monthly meetings for button history and button age and 1-2:30 p.m. (usually the 3rd Monday of the month) at the Brooksville Main Library, 238 Howell Ave., Brooksville. For more info, visit our Facebook page or email holeybuttons@ gmail.com. Hernando County Kennel Club meets at 8:00 PM on the third Thursday of the month at Hernando Council #1 Senior Citizens Center, 8187 Fort Dade Ave. Brooksville. Visit webmaster@hernandocoun tykennelclub.org Hernando County Retired Educators Association Please join us if you are a person formerly employed as an educator or other school employee. We meet every other month at 10 a.m. at the Enrichment Center (next to Brooksville hospital) on Cortez Blvd. in Brooksville. Please visit the website www.frea.org. Merry 352-835-7210 Hernando Harmonizers Hernando Harmonizers meet on Monday evenings. A fun and friendly group of men who enjoy singing barbershop harmony and other styles of music. Visit hernandoharmo nizers.org/contact.html Hernando Historical Mu seum Association has three Museums open to the public, Tuesday thru Saturday 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. They are The May Stringer House, The 1885 Train Depot and The Coun tryman Family One Room Schoolhouse. We are always in need of volunteers in several different areas; Tour guides for adult and students; Museum greeters, Grounds Assistants & Special Events Assistants to name a few. For more about our Museums please visit our website hernandohistoricalmu seumassoc.com. For more information, call 352-515-3054 & please mention this ad! Hernando Horseshoe Club Meets every Thursday at Tom Varn Park in Brooksville at 9 a.m. New members welcome. Call Richard Watson at 352 584-4102 or email richardp firstname.lastname@example.org. Hernando Jazz Society meets regularly and conducts nine performances each year from September through May. For information call Bill McLough lin 352-799-9690/visit hernan dojazzsociety.org Hernando Porcelain Artists CLUBS & SO C IETIES Please conrm dates and times by calling the contact person provided for the listing. To provide changes for a listing, email email@example.com Movie Times TOUCHSTAR CINEMAS SPRING HILL 8 Friday, March 23, 2017 through March 29, 2018 March 23 Chuck-wills widow night hike WHEN: Friday, March 23, 7pm 9pm Description: Chuck-wills widow birds are more often can often be heard at Chinsegut. This night hiking opportunity focuses on Chuckwills widows and other include an approximately half mile hike in the dark. Limited to 20 participants, please register online or by calling (352) 754-6722. Program length: 1.5 -2 hours March 24 Train Show & Swap Meet WHEN: Saturday, March 24, 2018, 9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m., Open House, 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. WHERE: Danas Railroad Supply, 4042 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill, FL 34606 Description: ALL SCALES ENCOURAGED. Table space $10.00 per table. (Bring your own table and chair). Set up time 7:30 a.m. (352) 684-2484. www.danasrailroad supply.com. Clean Air Bike Ride Withlacoochee State Trail WHEN: Saturday, March 24 7:00am 3:00pm WHERE: Liberty Park, 268 N Apopka Ave, Inverness, FL Description: Rain or Shine. No Mass Start. Continental Breakfast for all Entrants. The ride begins at the Inver ness Trail Head this year, with additional SAG stops at Ridge Manor, Istachatta, and Citrus Springs. This paved Withlacoochee State Trail winds through Pasco, Hernando and Citrus Counties in West Central Florida. The Trail Head is 2/10 mile north of the Old Historic Courthouse in downtown Inverness. Choose from 4 distances: 14 Miles: Heading South from the Trail head, take our shortest loop and enjoy a scenic ride to Historic Floral City. 28 Miles: Enjoy a fully supported SAG stop at the small town of Nobleton, including a park, music, and restrooms! 48 Miles: This is our most popular distance and the SAG stop is located at Ridge Manor Trailhead (24 miles South) with large food and beverage support. 100 Miles: For the more serious rid er. Ride the trail from end to end and complete this 50 mile stretch out and back with limited road crossings and plenty of wide open space to spin your wheels. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org March 27 Spring Hill Garden Club March Meeting: Medicinal Plants WHEN: 27 March 2018, 1:00 pm WHERE: Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill Description: Dr. Diedre Cagle, an obstetrics and and gynecology specialist in Spring Hill, will be speaking on medicinal plants, what works and what doesnt. Bring a plant for the plant exchange or just enter the drawing to choose a plant from those donated by members and guests. Meetings are free and open to the public. Con tact 352-683-9933 or www.naturecoastgardens.com Cause Fore Paws Golf Tourney WHEN: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 8am 1pm WHERE: Southern Hills Plantation Golf Club, 4200 Sum mit View Drive, Brooksville Description: 9 a.m. Shotgun Start. JOIN US FOR A fun items, presented by the gail spada team at century 21 alliance, players may register at $100 each, $400 per team or show your support with a sponsorship. Con tact: (352) 796-2711. March 31 Hernando Bar 5K 10K WHEN: Saturday, March 31, 8am 2pm WHERE: Weeki Wachee Preserve 2345 Osowaw Blvd, Spring Hill, Florida 34607 (map) Description: Come out to enjoy one of Hernando Countys most beautiful nature preserves on a nature trail while supporting a great cause. Chip Timing and one of the least expensive events around, thanks to our sponsors. Signature shirts for pre-registered 5K and 10K runners and volunteers. Awards for M/F Open and Masters, and Medals in 5 year age groups. Special awards this year for Cross Country/Track team mem bers. Free one mile fun run on a paved trail. Be a sponsor for this event that guarantees scholar ships for Hernando County Students. Call 352-6060141 or email HernandoBar5K@aol.com for more information on sponsorship levels and volunteer opportunities. For ticket information: https://www.active.com/spring5k-10k-3-31-18-2018 Croom 50M/50K/15M Fools Run WHEN: Saturday, March 31, 2018 6am 7pm WHERE: Croom Trails, 3021 Commercial Way, Description: The Croom Fools Runs course winds takes runners through some of the best terrains in runners so register early to ensure a slot. There are 3 races that are part of the Fools Run Races 50 Mile Fools Run, 50K Im Not A Fool Run, and John Holmes 16 Mile Run. The main running trail is a 16 Mile loop. The 50 Mile race does 3 loops, the 50K does 2 loops, and the 16 Mile does 1 loop. 3 water stops/aid stations along the loop and 16 Mile runners will have 3 water stops. 50 Mile runners with 3 loops will have 12 water stops/aid stations and. 50K runners with 2 loops will have 8 water stops/aid stations. Start times: 6:00 am 50 Mile, 7:00 am 50K / 16 Mile April 2 Florida Master Naturalist Coastal Restoration Course WHEN: April 2, 2018 through April 4, 2018 8:30 am to 5:30 pm WHERE: UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County, 16110 Aviation Loop Drive Brooksville, Florida 34604. Description: The new Coastal Shoreline Restoration module is now being offered at the UF/IFAS Extension shoreline restoration and is intended to improve par ticipants understanding of the science and application of living shorelines. It includes foundational training techniques for restoring oyster reefs, mangroves, and salt marshes. Graduates of this course will be better prepared to promote and assist with restoration proj ects. Registration Fee: $155 $175. To register http:// details, contact Florida Sea Grant Agent Brittany HallApril 6 Friday Night Done Right Kickball Tournament WHEN: Friday, April 6, 2018 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. WHERE: Hernando County YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd, Spring Hill, Florida 34609 ball or a glow-in-the-dark sports night, but whatever Right including prizes, giveaways and snacks. Since most Hernando County teens 74 percent dont drink alcohol when hanging out with friends, you can be sure this will be a safe environment to hang out and have fun. A free event for middle school and high school Easter Bunny Skate Party WHEN: Saturday, March 24, 2018 1:00pm 4:30pm WHERE: The Locomo Skate-Dance-Party 10451 County Line Rd, Spring Hill Description: Join us at Locomo for our Skate with the Easter Bunny Party. $5 including regular skates. Skate along to todays top music and taking photos with our Skating Easter Bunny! Make sure to bring your cam eras! Games will be played! Prizes will be given.Snack chance to win Locomo prizes! Springleton Fun Parks Easter Eggstravaganza WHEN: Sat/Sunday, March, 31, 2018 11:00 AM 5:00 PM WHERE: 9227 County Line Road, Spring Hill. Description: Join Our 2nd Annual Free Easter Egg Hunt !!! First Hunt will be at 1pm Second will be at 3pm!!!! We will have over 2,000 Eggs spread throughout the prop erty !!!! Easter Bunny available for photo opportunities, a petting zoo and normal operation for our Go Carts, Mini Golf ,Bounce House and more. Community Good Friday Service WHEN: Friday, March 30, 2018 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. WHERE: Hernando County YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd, Spring Hill, Florida 34609 Description: Presented by the YMCA and the Hernando Christian Ministerial Association, the annual Good Friday Service provides an opportunity to bring members to gether from across the community to worship and enjoy the inspiring words of many. Buccaneer Bay Water Egg Hunt WHEN: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 11:00:30 WHERE: Weeki Wachee Springs, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, Florida 34606 The annual egg hunt at Buccaneer Bay continues this year on Saturday, March 31. Age group and times as follows. Ages 0-3 11 AM (Kiddie Pool); Ages 4-6 12 PM (Kiddie Pool); Ages 7-10 1 PM (Beach); Ages 11-13 2 PM (Beach) Dont forget to bring your own basket and swim suit! The event is included in the price of admission. Call (352) 592-5656 for more information. 5th annual Hop n Glow WHEN: March 31, 2018 17:30:00 p.m. WHERE: Anderson Snow Sports Complexanderson snow road, Spring Hill, Florida 34609 Description: The Greater Hernando County Chamber Young Professionals and C.E.T.A. invite you to Hop n Glow 2018. This black light and glow-in-the-dark themed, family fun evening event offers a Bunny Hop pm), black light face painting, Bunny Appearance, and Really Big Easter Party WHEN: Saturday, March 31, 2018 10 a.m. to 12 noon WHERE: Northcliffe Baptist Church, Northcliffe Blvd., Description: Come out and enjoy a FREE morning of Easter Egg Hunts (toddlers 5th grade), food, bounce houses, popcorn, snowcones, and much more! This event is free for the entire family! Visit northcliffeonline.org for more information and tickets. Easter students, grades 6-12. Open to the community. The Vagina Monologues WHEN: Friday, April 6, 2018 WHERE: Stage West Theatre, An evening of empowerment, support, and aware ness to lift up women. This is a show written by Eve Ensler based on interviews of many women across the world. Local performers will perform these amazing monologues. You will hear stories of life experiences performed by local women. They will make you laugh, blush, cry, unite, and stand proud. This is a provocative show and adults only, please. Content can be viewed in advance online. Please wear your best Teal in sup port of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The funds raised will go to provide survivors in Hernando County support services through Dawn Centers domestic and sexual violence programs. Doors open at 6:00pm show starts at 6:30pm. Light refreshments and dessert provided. Contact Dawn Center for more details. 352684-7191
10 HERNANDO SUN hernandosun.com March 2329, 2018 Adopt Me Today!!! meet regularly in Brooksville. The group welcomes new members inter ested in learning the art of paitning china. Call 352.592.4814 Hernando Quilters Guild meet every Monday at 10 am in the Turning Point Church fellowship Hall, 19384 Ingram St. Brooksville. Contact Carol Meisberger at 352-796-6371. Hernando Youth Orchestra Come share the music. Rehearsals Sundays at 3:30 p.m. at the Heather Com munity. For details, visit hernandoy outhorchestra.org. High Point Community Ballroom Dance Classes The High Point Community holds ballroom dancing classes every Wednesday at the Com munity Center located on Clubhouse Drive, Brooksville. Call 352.683.3699 for more information. Historic Brooksville Wood Turners month at the Brooksville Christian Church at 6197 Broad St. in Brooks ville. Meeting begins at 7 p.m. prompt. Visit www.woodturner.org/ members/?id=24458381 Humane Society of the Nature Coast holds adoption events through out the year. Rescue groups will be on hand with dogs and cats available for adoption.Call (727) 842-9279 or visit www.humanerescue.org Hungarian-American Club Hungarian-American Club holds monthly gatherings wherein authentic Hungarian meals are served, while lis tening to folk songs and dance tunes. New members welcome. For club information,visit the clubs website at www.hunclub.org Illinois Club of Spring Hill The club meets regularly. All welcome to join. Call 352.597-0346. Keep It Local Keep It Local is a networking group that meets every Wednesday from 7:45 am to 9:15 am at the Spring Hill Diner, 3426 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. Meeting begins promptly at 8 am. Contact Melanie at 352.263.7749 or email her at melanie email@example.com. Kiwanis Club of Brooksville Ridge Kiwanis Club of Brooksville Ridge holds regular breakfast meet ings. Contact Pierre Richard at 352.596.6632. kiwanisofthebrooksvil leridge.com. Kiwanis Club of Nature Coast Kiwanis Club of the Nature Coast meets regularly Spring Hill. For more information, visit www.kiwanisnatu recoast.org Kiwanis Club of Spring Hill Meets weekly on Tuesday at noon at the Town Square Mall. For more infor mation on the Club and Upcoming Events please contact Godfrey Eason, Membership Chair geas46@ bellsouth.net Kiwanis Club of Weeki Wachee Meets 1st and 3rd Monday evenings of the month at 6 p.m. Visit wee ki-wachee.kiwanisone.org Long Island CluB Long Island Club meets at 11 a.m. the third Wednes day of every month at St. Stephens Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey. Coffee and cake are served prior to the meeting. For more infor mation, call (727) 861-0171. Michigan Club Michigan Club wel comes back some Snowbirds. Contact Martha Wauters 352-835-7492 or Barb or Dave Selback 352-592-9663 Marine Corps League, Spring Hill Detachment 708: 8405 Sunshine Grove Road, west of Brooksville. Visit the website at mcl708.org. (352) 597-7979. Monday Night Singles The group is for singles 50 and older. For more information, call Joanne at (352) 5966969 or Phyllis at (352) 596-3125. NARFE Chapter 1322 NARFE Chap ter 1322 holds its monthly meetings at the Marine Corps League Detach ment 708 at 8405 Sunshine Grove Rd. Brooksville, Florida. We meet the third Friday of every month at 1:00 P.M. except for June August. As a group, to current Federal employees and annuitants and opposes legislation contrary to their interests. We are prepared to assist you in any way we are able to. We are always looking for new members. Contact Dennis Foley at 352-754-6160 or e-mail pea firstname.lastname@example.org for information. Nature Coast Art League: Members meet from 10 a.m. to Noon every Monday at the Spring Hill Commu nity Center (The Lake House), 1202 Kenlake Avenue, Spring Hill. Shadow Chasers (plein air group) meet at 9 a.m. every Wednesday; call (787) 517-6455 for location. A general meeting is held from 1-3 p.m. on the third Monday of every month (September through May) at The Lake House. New members are welcome. Visit www.naturecoast artleague.com For further info call (352) 556-5640 or (352) 610-4643. Nature Coast Basket Guild We meet the second tuesday of the month September thru April at the Enrich ment Center at 800 John Gary Grubbs Blvd, Brooksville, Fl at 11 am. Learn how to weave a basket or just come join us. Contact: Arlene 256-599-1374 Nature Coast Bridge Club The Nature Coast Bridge Club offers games regularly. Games for all levels of players are offered, and beginners. Call 352.556.389 Nature Coast Gardens Meetings are free and open to the public. Contact: 352-683-9933 or www.naturecoast gardens.com. Nature Coast Orators Toastmasters Club: Meets 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednes days at Bayfront Health Brooksville Enrichment Center, Suite 120, Medical Arts Building, 17222 People Helping People in Hernan do County all-volunteer organization dedicated to helping the needy and homeless. Call (352) 686-4466. www.phpinhc.org Poor Richs Chess Club Poor Richs Chess Club meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m at Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Call 352.678.6987. Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central Members of Rotary meets Thursday at 12:15 p.m. at Silverthorn Country Club, off Barclay Avenue in Spring HIll. Call 352-238-5389 Rotary Club of Brooksville Members of Rotary meets at noon Thursdays at Southern Hills Plantation Club, 19850 Southern Hills Blvd. Visit www. brooksvillerotary.org. Rotary Club of Spring Hill meets Thursdays at 7:45 a.m. at the IHop Restaurant, US.19, Commercial Way, Spring Hill. Guests are welcome. Visit www.shcrotary.org or call 352.666.4107. Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County Senior Citizens Club of Her nando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill, Call 352.596.1711. SHARP Crime Watch SHARP Crime Watch meets at the Senior Citizens Club of Hernando County, 7925 Rhanbuoy Road, Spring Hill. Voluntee needed. Call (352) 683-5936 or email email@example.com Sons of Italy Friendship Lodge 2728 New members welcome. Call 352.688.9637 Sons of Italy Lodge 2502 Sons of Italy Nature Coast Lodge 2502. Call 727.862.3170 South Brooksville Neighbor hood Watch is seeking volunteers. Meetings are held from 6 to 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month at 601 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Brooksville. Call (352) 397-1423. Spring Hill AGLOW International Spring Hill Aglow International meets from 8:45 a.m. to noon the third Monday of each month at Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail, Call Rachael at (352) 848-4182. Spring Hill Bocce Club Spring Hill Bocce Club meets regularly every Tuesday and Friday at Delta Woods Park. New members welcome. Annual dues are $5. Call 352.596.3503 Spring Hill Camera Club Spring Hill Camera Club meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of each month at the Brooksville Enrichment Center, Medical Arts Building, Suite 120, of the Brooksville Regional Hospital campus, 17222 Hospital Blvd., off State Road 50, Brooksville. Membership is open to all beginning tographers.Call Bill at (352) 556-3708 or visit its website at www.springhill cameraclub.org Spring Hill Domino Club meets regularly. Singles dance parties every Wednesday at its club on County Line Road. Free dance lessons offered. Call 352.346.6337. Spring Hill Garden Club meets regularly. The nursery is open to the public from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Saturdays. Call 252.683.9933 for more information.. Subvets WWII Weeki Wachee meet tired or active members are welcome. Call Robbie Roberts at (352) 592-5161 or (352) 428-3964. Suncoast Ship Model Society meets regularly at the Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Club in Spring Hill. Open to all modelers.Call 352.592.6419 Suncoast Harmony Chorus, west-central Florida chapter of Sweet Adelines, International, Real women singing real harmony. We are looking fore more singers. The ability to read music or prior vocal training is not a prerequisite. We meet every Tuesday 7 PM, Salishan Gracious Retirement Living, 191 Astaire Ln., Spring Hill 34609 Call Cindy at 352-597-4376, or visit www.suncoast-harmony.com. TOPS Chapter 208 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Thursday, 6 p.m. at Gulf Ridge Park Baptist Church, 20200 Manecke Road, Brooksville. Call Linda 352-796-1236 USA Dance Club Adventure Coast Chapter 6090 Join us every 2nd Thursday of the month at the Lake House, 1202 Kenlake Ave, Spring Hill for an evening of dance with DJ Petes fabulous music. All types of music and a free dance lesson included. Free snacks and coffee or BYO. Members $6/Nonmembers $8. Call 352.515.5008 or 631.220.7029 VFW Post 10209 Veterans of For eign Wars Post 10209 offers weekly activities at its Post located at 14736 Edward R. Noll Drive, off Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill. Call (352) 796-0398. VFW Post 1681 and Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 1681 and Ladies Auxiliary holds bar bingo every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. the second Sunday of every month in Brooksville. Call 352.796.4449 VFW Post 8681 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8681 offers weekly activities at its Post located at 18940 Drayton St., off County Line Road, Spring Hill. Call (727) 856-1860. Deer humans, wil yu pleez com to the sheltr and see us we wud lov yu to adopt us we want to every huoman needs a cuddly Come and see us at Please help Willow by sharing her story if you cant help her by adopting. Willow (10314211) is a young blue terrier, approx. 50 lbs. She has been at the shelter for a few weeks now. She is getting very unhappy in her kennel, and therefore does not show well to many potential adopters. She is a dierent girl outside! Look at how calm and nice she is, just sitting in the sun. If only e right person would come along who recognizes how stressful it is for a dog to sit in a small kennel 24/7, getting out about twice a week when its playtime for about 20 minutes! It is no life! Willow is looking for her savior NOW could it be you? Willow is a sweet dog, but probably would do best as an only animal in the home, but if there are other dogs in the home a meet and greet is highly encouraged. Come and meet this beauty at Hernando County Animal Services, 19450 Oliver St, Brooksville, FL Love, Hitori solution on page 17 Pearl (10314344) is the kind of dog many people are looking for. Medium size, friendly, playful but not hyper, knows sit and gives paw, likes to go for walks, seems to get along with other dogs Come and get to know her, she would love to nd a forever home. Hernando Coun ty Animal Services, 19450 Oliver Street Brooksville Sierra. a.k.a. Ginger (1034246) has a beautiful reddish/ tan coat. She is very lovable and has a playful, almost puppy-ish side. She enjoys playing ball, just sitting next to her person and rolling in the grass. She is ok with some dogs but not all, so a meet and greet is highly recommended if there are other dogs in the home. Hernando County Animal Services, 19450 Olliver St, Brooksville, FL ID#10314401, is guy is Cheeto and he is amazing! If you are looking for a sweet and aectionate cat than this is your boy. He likes to ride on your back as you can see! And he seems to like other cats! Come meet Cheeto tomorrow when the shelter reopens! Hernando Animal Services,19450 Oliver St. Brooksville, FL 352-796-5062 is is Zoey and she needs a home! Such a sweet girl that seems to be non reactive to other dogs. Shes petite in size and honestly her pictures dont do her justice! 10314484 Hernando An imal Services,19450 Oliver St. Brooksville, FL 352-796-5062 RIGHT: To some this is just another homeless shelter dog who has been failed by the community. For the volunteers and sta at Hernando Ani mal Services Beau is so much more! Beau and his sister are victims of selsh backyard breeders! ey both came to the shelter as strays which was probably the best thing that could have happened to them. Beaus sister was adopted within days of arriving unfortunately Beau hasnt been that lucky. Beau does not show well in his kennel and he is a young boy with some energy so being stuck in a kennel day aer day doesnt help him. Once into the play yard he does like to run and play but most of all he likes the attention of a human. He is very lovable and sweet and very eager to please. He loves squeaky toys and knows some basic commands. He was adopted a few weeks ago but returned due to not being able to be contained. Beau is NOT a dog that wants to sit in a yard all day by himself......he wants to be with his family or person!
March 2329, 2018 hernandosun.com HERNANDO SUN 11 SPORTS 16121 Commercial Way, Brooksville, FL 34614 March 9 16, 2018 VFW Post 8713 & Ladies Aux. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8713 & Ladies Auxiliary, 1681 E. Jefferson St., Brooksville, offers weekly activities. For more infor mation, call (352) 796-4449. VFW Post 9236 offers activities at the Post located at 3435 Shoal Line Boulevard. For more information, call the Post at (352) 596-9236. Weeki Wachee Anglers, Inc. social club is open to adults and children. Meetings are of each month at Glen Lakes Country Club, 10485 Glen Lakes Boulevard. The banquet room is open 5-7 p.m. with food for purchase (debit/credit cards only); cash bar is available. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. and is free/open to the public. Call Ron at 207-608-5442 or Anita at 317-966-0000 or visit www. weekiwacheeanglersinc.com. Weeki Wachee Area Club Weeki Wachee Area Club holds bingo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at 7442 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. For more information, call (352) 596-3316. Weeki Wachee Arts and Crafts Group: meets every Wednes day at 9 a.m. at the Weeki Wa chee Senior Citizen Club, 3357 Susan Drive (corner of Toucan Trail) in Weeki Wachee Acres, Spring Hill. Call Leslie Dun can, 352-428-7904 for further information. Weeki Wachee Woodcarvers The Weeki Wachee Woodcarv ers meet regularly at the Weeki Wachee Senior Center. New Members welcome. Call Mike Rice at 352.683.9087 for more information. Wellington Democrats The Wellington Democrats meet regularly at the Wellington at Seven Hills Clubhouse, off Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill For more information, contact Gene Ehrich at WellingtonDemo firstname.lastname@example.org Withlacoochee Rockhounds Interested in Rocks, Fossils, Jewelry making? This is the club for you. Meets 7 pm, 2nd Wed. monthly at Weeki Wachee Senior Citizens Center, 3357 Susan Dr., Spring Hill. Are you an expert-we could use your help. If not, maybe we can help you. Visit website www.withla coocheerockhounds.com or call Dorwin at 352-610-9422. Bring your minerals, fossils or jewelry Womens Army Corps, WAC Vets Hernando Chapter 97 meet regularly at American Le gion Post 186 located at 12091 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville. The group does not meet in July or August. Call Barb Miles at (352) 556-3315. Any changes, please contact Sue Quigley at suequigley@ hernandosun.com or call 727.808.9587. See SOFTBALL, Page 12 Coach Craig Swartout pep talk with the team. The Eagles, however, came up just short to the Seahawks, losing 6-5 in a thrilling contest. Springstead coach Craig Swartout pointed out that the benefits of play ing in the tournament was the opportunity to see some different teams and wasnt disappointed with the effort given in the championship final. When you play in tournaments like the Leopard Slam, one of the things you get to enjoy is seeing different teams, Swartout said. We enjoy it also be cause its close. We were probably fully extended in that last game. It had been a long weekend. It was really hot and by the time we played our last game, it was really cold. Im disappointed that we lost, but definitely not disappointed with the effort. Its no secret that Springstead has lofty ex pectations heading into the second half of the season coming off spring break, as the Eagles begin to make their push towards districts and the state playoffs. Spring stead is expected to be one of the teams vying for the Class 6A state championship once the postseason begins. The Leopard Slam in regards to providing some solid competition from around the area. I definitely think that this tournament was good for us, Swartout said. We got to play some teams we wouldnt get to see in our district. Youre not going to win every game you play in. Thats always got to be your goal is to win a state championship. Id like to think so, but theres a lot of variables that play into it later down the road. Plenty of players were able to play well in the Leopard Slam Tourna ment for Springstead, including Paige Pfent. Pfent was able to go 10of-10 in the tournament with two home runs, according to Swartout. Pitchers Kayla Cruz and Mariah Galhouse pitched exceptionally for the Eagles. Paige (Pfent) was 10for-10 in the tournament with a couple home runs, so she was outstanding, Swartout added. Our pitchers played really well and pitched well. It was exciting to see how these girls embrace to play at this level. Also taking part in the Leopard Slam Tournament SOFTBALL
12 HERNANDO SUN hernandosun.com March 2329, 2018 SPORTS Solution to Crossword on page 15 SOFTBALL Springstead Mariah Gahouse getting the out on second. Specializing in removal of dangerous trees. Stump Grinding, Wood Chipping. Fully insured* from Hernando County was host Hernando and Nature Coast. The Leop ards were able to pickup victories over Ridgeview BY ANDY VILLAMARZO HERNANDO SUN STAFF PHOTOS BY CHERYL CLANTON The baseball season is well underway in Hernan do County and Spring steads club has been once again one of the top clubs in the area. a 24-4 campaign, Spring an 8-2 start to the season and return a solid lineup this spring. Springsteads stellar, with junior Jack Jasiak (28 strikeouts) is leading the way at 3-0 with an earned run aver age of 0.00. Fellow teammate Kevin Tomas is also 3-0 on the season, with an ERA of 0.44. The senior has racked up 19 strikeouts in the process. The pitch an ERA of 0.92 and has yielded seven earned runs all season. Nick Collins (9 runs batted in, 5 doubles) highlights Springsteads lineup this season, as the senior has already belted two home runs so far and is batting over .300. Also having a solid campaign through 10 games is se nior Chris Cesiro (7 runs batted in, 7 doubles), who is batting .320 and has nine hits. Springstead currently heads a tough Class 6A, District 6, which also features Dunnellon and Weeki Wachee, whom is 6-4 so far through 10 games. The Eagles are 5-0 in the district and are taking aim at repeating as champions. Shawn Lafertys group has some tough contests down the stretch, with games against Hernando, Mitch ell and Sunlake. Laferty is currently in his fourth season as Springsteads coach and has racked up 65 wins and only 25 losses. The Eagles skipper has turned around a program that went 11-14 in 2014 and the .500 mark since La ferty took over in 2015. Springstead wasnt start in the annual Farm Bureau Classic, as the Eagles fell 9-0 to Fivay on the opening night. The Falcons feature one of the top prospects in the area in senior pitcher Gunnar Hoglund, who has already committed to play collegiately at Ole Miss. The Eagles are slated to also face Nature Coast in the tournament, whom Springstead faced already around between the clubs, Springstead edged out Nature Coast 6-5 in nine innings. Springstead baseball o to a hot start Above: Springstead 1st Base Nick Collins at bat. Below: SHS pitcher Jack Jasiak in play against NCT March 14, 2018 and Sickles, with losses coming to Bloomingdale and Sunlake. On Na ture Coasts side of the spectrum, the Sharks had a tougher go of things, winning in just one of the four games they played. SHS Paige Pfent gets the out at homeplate during Leop ard Slam tournament.
March 23-29, 2018 hernandosun.com HERNANDO SUN 13 BUSINESS & COMMUNITY Rocco Maglio, CISSP IT manager arrested for virtual currency mining TECH TALK BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT BY KAREN CUOCCO HERNANDO SUN STAFF We use them every day. Theyre critical in the workplace, airports and underground railway systems to convey work ers or travelers quickly destinations And theyre becoming more and more commonplace in residenc es for convenience or for people who are unable to climb stairs. Yet, elevators have barely evolved since in 1857. One walks in; presses a button to go up or down and then you get and getting out, we still experience that awkward moment. You know the moment you stare at the numbers change until thing but have to talk to the people sharing the lift with you. Things are chang ing though. While safe operation of an elevator is of top priority, esthet ics are now an important consideration in elevator interiors and Nature Coast Installation Services (NCIS) is on track to make your elevator ride a more exciting visual journey. In January 2017, Wade Sutherlin and his wife, Amanda, of Spring Hill, decided to branch out on their own and launched NCIS Elevator. A talented carpenter, Wade has been in the elevator cab industry for many years customizing elevator interiors in prop erties from public housing buildings in Boca Raton, condominium high rises, multi-million dollar residences in Miami and Orlando, new construction projects, hospitals, med ical research facilities, assisted living facilities and military bases. It took me 5 years, working alongside a earn my elevator techni cian competency license, he said, and I have to attend workshops and take classes regularly to keep up-to-date with the very stringent rules regarding the operation, mainte nance and refurbishment of elevators. Amanda was work ing a full-time job until Dec, 2017, but is now actively involved with the business. Shes also a real estate investor Im plugging myself in more and more to assist him like keeping his calendar straight, following up on calls, researching products, also the more mundane things like invoicing, account ing and learning elevator language, she said. Amanda also accom panies Wade on jobs with him and works alongside him. You know, pass me that tool or this tool whatever I can do to help him, she said. The couple is currently working out of their home and the garage is their workshop. Not so unusual, Microsoft and Apple both started up in a garage, laughed Amanda. NCISs primary focus is specializing in the manufacture and install of high-quality, custom-built elevator cabs and they have a quite considerable list of clients, so much so they are actively looking for a business property. Wade stated that from getting an initial enquiry about redesigning a cab interior can take up to 4 to 6 weeks. I start with a pre-con struction meeting with what design elements theyre looking for, he said. Each job is unique and it could be just one small elevator in a home or as many as four or building or hospital, he said. Theres a myriad of Heading for the top oor World Center Marriott elevators in Orlando, FL Amanda and Wade Sutherlin with their pet Holli. Paving The Way To Quality Outdoor Living Spaces THICK PAVERS | THIN PAVERS | PERMEABLE PAVERS | FIRE PITS | COPING | RETAINING WALLS Find out why Flagstone Pavers are simply the best. Get educated at: www.FlagstonePavers.com call (352) 7997933 Liberty Cream/Beige 45 Degree Stack Pattern In the past, Informa tion Technology (IT) professionals often set up unauthorized machines in ly be an FTP server that facilitated sending large be a machine running some new software that they were interested in checking out. Their employers would these extraneous machines. Some IT workers ex tended this to setting up a gaming server for their favorite game. Having the server on the local network gave the player an advan tage over other players. The server was often purpose fully overlooked since IT worked long hours and the gaming server kept them than going home. It is now possible to earn virtual currency by mining for the virtual currency. Mining means that you provide computing capacity someone to fake a transac tion for a cryptocurrency. The virtual currency that you earn has real value and can be exchanged for real currency. This means that these spare computers can be used to earn money. The costs are electricity and potential wear and tear on the hardware. The earning of money has changed the unauthorized use of excess computing power from a faux pas to a crime. Misusing computing resources can be consid ered a serious crime as the Information Technology manager for the Florida Department of Citrus, Matthew McDermott found out. He was an extreme example of using excess computing power and he also purchased equipment to increase his ability to earn money mining virtual currency. According to FDLE The investigation was launched after FDLE agents received a complaint from the Citrus tor General. The complaint followed an audit of P-Card (purchasing card) activity that found McDermott had made more than $22,000 in purchases between July 2017 and December 2017. Among those purchases were 24 computer graphics cards known as Graphic Processing Units (GPUs). In addition, the IG noted that utility bills for the agency had increased by 41 percent between October 2017 and January 2017. The increase amounted to nearly $825.00. GPUs are very good at mining virtual currency and it would appear that he purchased the GPUs to en hance his mining operation. He did not steal the equipment, but he misused it, most likely for his own virtual currency with the equipment and using the electricity of the Florida Department of Citrus. He cial misconduct and grand theft. CONTACT NCIS ELEVATOR Nature Coast Installa tion and Service, LLC serves all of Florida and the Southeastern US. NCIS is fully licensed insured as required by law. Phone: 743-7866 Website: www.nciselevator.com Facebook: https://www.facebook. com/NCISelevator/ Email: email@example.com accessories that the client can select, depending on the building and what the client wants, said Wade. They could want sleek, edgy, sophisticated, contemporary or classic something to match the rest of the building. Once Wade knows what the design considerations are, he makes sure the products he recommends able, and not too heavy. One client wanted marble cladding in his lift interior and we know how heavy that can be, he said. So we sourced a compos ite marble that was wafer thin, said Wade. At a typical client meeting, the couple takes chip-chains of beautiful laminates, stainless steel metals, recessed lighting samples and innovative We can be as creative as we like, said Amanda. Clients enjoy a design thats out-of-the-box. Once the design is products, schedule deliver ies and only then do I start stripping the old elevator cab to make way for the new, Wade said. Its always my goal to deliver One client of NCIS is The Lani Kai Island Resort in Fort Myers. The resort requested a specialized, color-chang ing lighting system for their elevators as it goes up and down, said Wade. Ill have to customize the cab to accommodate the lighting device and the hotel can also control the App on their phone. All products, as far as possible, are sourced right here in the US and as much as we can here in the county so we can keep money in the right here, said Amanda. Weve not as yet found a local source for protective padding on the walls or an upholsterer willing to diversify, but were still looking, she said. Elevators service mil lions of people daily so it makes sense to take advan tage of its captive audience and give them something worthwhile to look at. The options are endless. Glass ceilings, colored metals, mirrors, etched stainless steel, aged timber, bronze and even leather. Flat screens and projec tions can also be used to create the right atmosphere and complement the building. 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One of the more important forms that Im constantly advising health care profes sionals to use is in-time or real-time communication. For example: Mr. Jones is admitted into a hospital. One of the worst things we can tell him on Wednesday is, On Friday, you are scheduled for 1 p.m., to go downstairs to radiology for some testing. What you have just now created is two full days of higher levels of anxiety and confusion for this man. He will more than likely now be worried probably to the point of obsession that theres somewhere important that he needs to be. Instead, what needs to be said to Mr. Jones, on Friday around noontime, is, Mr. Jones, I will be back in about 45 minutes so we can go downstairs to radiology for some testing. (Yes, always use that we word, so he will be assured that you or someone else will be doing this together with him, as a team.) Honestly, I had to learn this the hard way. I continu ously found myself wasting time, and causing turmoil for myself and my dad who was living with Alzheimers disease. I would inform him that he had a doctors appointment coming up on Monday, leaving him in a state of confusion for the entire weekend. Then, when Monday arrived, it would take everything I had to convince him that he truly needed to go. During the early stages of dementia, this may not be too big of a problem; but as dementia progresses, its important to realize that patients short-term memory will decline. We need to learn to adapt with them and learn proper ways to com municate, without producing high levels of anxiety. I also learned the im portance of making sure (with sighted patients, of course) you are visual when speaking. a sentence while I had my back turned, walking out of the room, only to realize what I had just done, then having to step back in, and repeat what I had just said to him, this time face-toface. I always had to make certain he clearly understood me. Visual contact and face-toface are must! We as healthcare pro fessionals must remember that in a setting such as a hospital, no patients have been admitted because of their dementia. Some other ailment has brought them into this situation, in which case their cognitive abilities will only be more heavily impaired. need to take a few extra steps. We must make sure we limit those dementia patients confusion and keep them safe. Residential solar power does not make sense for many Floridians BY KURT M. GLACY SPECIAL TO HERNANDO SUN going solar have been overcome in Florida. However, it remains a mystery to many why the Sunshine State has rela tively few homes with so lar panels so far. The truth is that the market driver for going solar is primari ly the price of power from utility companies, not the cost of the equipment and of the best panels have been Made in America for many years). In compari son to other states, Florida has relatively cheap rates for electricity. In California, Arizo na, and Massachusetts, for example, the cost of electricity often makes it a no-brainer for going by having solar on your home is easy to justify in those states because the investment cost is less than the related power bills both in the near-term and long-term. With lower power rates like we have in Florida, people need to be very careful about about solar because the numbers may not make sense right away. People are commonly told by telemarketers and salespeople that they will save money imme diately, and that they can go solar for free or at least for less than they are currently paying for power. The problem is that the truth often turns sales presentation. If you are thinking about going solar, you need to protect yourself by learning three facts: First, not everyone cent federal tax credit. This is a non-refundable tax credit which means that your federal tax lia bility must be greater than the tax credit. years to claim the total credit, but that is often too late for people relying on the entire amount in order to keep their solar payments low. In a recent panel discussion about residential solar power, a local tax preparer shared that a number of her cus tomers had been told they would get the full 30 per cent right away. She said their faces fell when they realized that they were Kurt Glacy, Solar Energy Consultant years of higher payments and interest because they would not get the credit they were expecting. Second, net metering between the various utility companies. Building an over-sized solar system may actually cost you more because what you earn back can be less than the cost of the system. Rather than using solar to try to neutralize your current electric bill right away, it usually makes sense to make your home sible, and then building a new usage levels. A good rule of thumb for solar is to reduce then produce. In terms of net-metering, it is import ant to consider ways to pull less energy from the grid both during the day and at night. By incor porating battery storage systems with solar power production, you can cap italize on the energy that you produce during the day by using that energy after the sun goes down. Your power can also be available when the grid is down due to storms or other technical failures. Finally, not all solar in stallations and equipment are the same. When people dont really understand how solar works, they tend to focus only on price internet. When shopping for an excellent solar power system, look to both the quality of the installa tion and the quality of the components. Excellent equipment installed poorly may not be any better than low er-quality equipment installed well. If not done properly, solar can be a liability rather than an asset because of the risk to your property and a barrier to the sale of your home later on. Solar power is a good idea for many Floridians, but there is less room for here than in other states. If you are going to go solar, then get the facts before signing a contract. Even if solar isnt right for you, you can still make a dif ference in your power bill by changing some habits and by making your home something is better than doing nothing. Kurt Glacy is a Spring Hill resident, and a Solar Energy Consultant for Erus Energy. He has had solar power systems on his own homes for the last 10 years, and frequently presents about solar to nity groups, and individu als. He also posts informa tion videos and solar tips on the Spring Hill Solar page on Facebook. Kurt is an active member in the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce.
16 HERNANDO SUN hernandosun.com March 2329, 2018 BUSINESS & COMMUNITY ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Resist a confrontation with that irksome person. The matter will soon blow over anyway. Meanwhile, channel your high Arian energy into areas with more positive potential. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The innovative Bovine finds a creative way to resolve a sensitive domestic problem by midweek. A former colleague returns with an intriguing business suggestion. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) An unexpected critical statement from someone you trust could catch you momentarily off guard. But you soon recover your equilibrium and rise to the challenge. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) You might feel you can handle a new project on your own. But advice from someone with experience could help you avoid possibly costly as well as time-consuming obstacles. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Waiting for others to make decisions is difficult for the take-charge Lion. But by weeks end, you should hear news that will help you regain control of the situation. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Your superjudgmental side could dominate the week unless you try to keep it in check. Otherwise you risk offending people, including some who are very close to you. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Expect more information to come out about that possible career shift. Meanwhile, your loving concern helps someone close to you get through a worrisome period. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Despite an occasional setback, workplace pressures should continue to ease through most of the week. This would be a good time to plan that long-delayed trip. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) The sage Sagittarian quickly recognizes an opportunity when she or he sees it, especially if its one youve been planning for. Take aim and go for it. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) The Sea Goats unique insight guides you as you check out a questionable situation. Your efforts should prove rewarding for you and your many supporters. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) You might want to pace your self a bit more. Rushing could lead to serious slip-ups. Take more time to check out details you might otherwise overlook. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) The best way to resolve those remaining problems is to ask others for help. Theyll be happy to do so, especially when you agree to share the credit for a job well done. BORN THIS WEEK: Your natural gift for honest leadership earns you the respect and admiration of others. 2018 King Features Synd., Inc. King Features Weekly ServiceMarch 19, 2018 Addicted to Wild Turkeys 17375 Spring Hill Dr., Brooksville, FL 34604More than 400 Booths on 19 Acres! Always Free Parking & Admission! Pets Welcome!352-796-0268 Food, Fun & Entertainment! Great Deals & Wide Variety! New, Used, Vintage & Antiques! I dont plan on making apologies for my addic tion. Its highly unlikely youll ever see me stand up at a meeting and proclaim, Hi, my name is Toby, and Im a turkey hunter! in an a twelve-step program. I understand that most ad dicts do that when they be gin on the road to recovery. But, quite honestly, I dont want to cure my turkey hunting addiction. Fact is, Im mighty fond of it! My granddaddy was a turkey hunter. Hed tell me all sorts of tricks hed use to lure a smart old tom into gun range and Id share his delight at the telling of some of the tricks them old gobblers would pull on him. Spring I hunted turkeys. I rode my bicycle, with a shotgun slung across my back, out to a big timbered piece of land not far from my familys farm. Even though I didnt kill a turkey that day, or even come remotely close, I still remember that very brisk morning hunt like it happened yesterday. I continued turkey hunt ing very sporadically with no success, while reading everything I could on the subject and asking every old timer for tips and tac tics to put me over the top. one of the greatest trophies that I have ever killed, despite the fact he was just a short-bearded jake. But, as with all game, the hunt is what makes the trophy, and this hunt was a very memorable one because I knew I had earned it. I was sixteen by the time I hunted that jake and he did everything a turkey is supposed to do as he gobbled, strutted, and drummed while walking into range. He looked like a Volkswagen Beetle coming through the woods. I was obviously pretty excited after I squeezed the trigger and as I reached down and smoothed those iridescent feathers, I admit, I shed a tear. Id lost my grand Toby Benoit is a best selling novelist and pro fessional outdoorsman experience guiding and all across America. Toby is a renowned archer and turkey hunting expert who manufactures custom game calls and is a regular judge at NWTF sanctioned turkey calling events across the Southeast. GREAT OUTDOORS Real or Urban Landscape Myths? daddy just that previous Summer. Here we are many years and many turkey hunting lessons later and I still eat, sleep, breathe, and drink turkey hunting. I hear turkeys gobble in my head immediately after I hear a crow caw in the middle of March in the middle of downtown Brooksville. I dont believe I am the most I know, even though my family cannot make the same statement about me. They understand though, knowing that Im likely to miss a few family events, holidays, parties, and special occasions during turkey season. Im most likely going to miss church on an April Sunday morning, and Im most certainly guaranteed a discussion with certain family members regarding my absenteeism during the nitely no saint, and I am by no means perfect. but, I AM turkey hunting! Ive hunted the East ern, Merriams and Rio Grande wild turkeys all over North America and even spent a long week in Northern Mexico trying to rearrange the beak on a Goulds gobbler. But, none of the various subspecies get my heart pumping anywhere nearly as much as our Florida Osceola wild turkeys. They are by far the hardest turkeys to hunt and most apt to send you home scratching your head in bewilderment. If any of you would like to get out an give old Mis ter Osceola a try, youre welcome to reach out to me at Toby@HernandoSun. com if you need any info on where to go and how to get it done! God bless and good hunting! Meghan Bieberle with a handsome Osceola gobbler! A ball of Spanish moss. Spanish Moss used as a decorative hanging basket. Pho tos by J..E. Davis.JPG BY JIM E. DAVIS SPECIAL TO HERNANDO SUN Urban legends in the landscape abound. In ex tension and plant clinics, we hear them all. Myth #1: The invasive Formosan termite can eat concrete. Fact: If that were true, then I think we would be in a state of emergency in all of Florida. The fact is that no termite can eat or digest concrete. Ter mites only eat cellulose; however, termitescan gain e ntry through the tiniest of cracks in concrete and other materials. The For mosan or Super Termite can be a serious threat to homes. They are a major problem in the panhandle and have been identi Counties. Another similar urban legend is that some say homes made up of a concrete foundation are exempt from subterranean termites. Of course, this is another myth. Any small crack found in the slab or foundation can be an entry point for termites. Contact a pest control company if you want to begin termite protection. If you collect insects that you think are termites, bring them to our UF/ IFAS Extension Hernan Myth #2 Spanish moss and Ball Moss suck the nutrients out of plants and kill them. Fact: This is one of the most common urban legends out there. I have heard this growing up in Florida all of my life. Sci ence will tell you that this is not true. Spanish moss or Tillandsia usneoides is a native plant species. This plant has been here long before European contact to the new world. Spanish moss is not a true moss, but actually a bromeliad. An example of another bromeliad is your com mon, delicious pineapple. Spanish moss belong to a group of plants that are called epiphytes. Epiphytes are air plants. They collect water and nutrients from small permeable scales. They are not parasitic plants at all. Spanish moss is an invaluable native plant. It is home to many insects and other arthro pods. Birds, such as the majestic swallow-tailed kite, use it for nesting. Several native species of bats and Floridas state wing, roost in Spanish moss. So, you can see how this plant has many Spanish moss also played a role in human history. Native Americans used Spanish moss for bedding and to soak up unwanted liquids while cooking. In the early and mid 1900s, Spanish moss was used in automobile cushions and mattresses. My grandparents collect ed Spanish moss from trees and brought it to Tampa for processing. Ball moss or Tilland sia recurvata is another epiphyte. If you see a lot of ball moss on a dying tree, then something else is causing its decline. Myth #3 Lovebugs were genetically created by The University of Florida to kill mosqui toes. Fact: Only if this were true! I think a Flori da State Seminole fan thought this up. Just kidding! The fact is that there are actually a native spe cies and invasive species of lovebug. The invasive species arrived in the 1920s in southern Loui siana and has then spread to other states. There are two outbreaks. The while the second occurs in August-September. They can be a nuisance to drivers, congregating near highways and gas stations. The fatty tissue from the lovebugs can removed within two days. Lovebug larvae break down decomposing veg etation, which provides nutrients to many plants. Adults are short lived, feeding on nectar. Due to the large numbers during outbreaks, using insecticides is impracti cal. UF/IFAS Extension in Hernando County pro vides solutions for your life. Extension programs are open to all persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, disabil ity, religion, or national origin. WARRANT Hernando County Crime Stoppers Please Call WANTED CALL Hernando County Crime Stoppers Toll Free 1-866-990-TIPS (8477) or go to www.HernandoCountyCrimeStoppers.com DOB: 03/22/1987 Spring Hill, FL
vigor for more than 2,000 years. The honor and glory associated with the original Palm Sundays events started as a Christmas story 33 years earlier (although true believers might say it started before the beginning of time). The story started so well that when the lovable child was born in dire circumstances a stable where various animals milled about adoring shepherds from kings from afar, bringing gold and other expensive gifts, came to visit. By age 12 that preco cious child could discuss scripture with scholars in the synagogue and by 30 he had become internationally famous as a teacher. In addition, the middle-class son of a car penter had been credited with such spectacular feats as feeding thousands with a few loaves of bread healing some who were blind or terminally ill by a touch or merely a spoken word, or even with resusi tating those who were thought to be dead. Many pinned on the young man (whose very name, Jesus, means Sav ior or Salvation) their hopes for a liberator of the Jewish people whose land was under occupation by the Romans. So thousands waving palm fronds and strewing them in his path during a parade through the streets of the Jewish capital city of Jerusalem gathered to hail him. Less than a week later, many of that same cheer ing crowd were calling for Jesus to be hung on a cross because some lead ers charged him as a fraud he said he was God and was destined to be king of the whole world which he had created and a threat to the status quo. So for many, Palm Sunday is seen as shortlived glory for Jesus Christ, the outspoken Nazarene do-gooder whose end, though tragic, was to be expected and soon forgot ten. But for followers of Jesus, who now include 78 percent of the U.S. population and number 2.1 billion around the world, the day leads to the climax of what truly is a gripping and powerful love story. What could be more tender and caring than that familiar Bible verse in John 3:16: for God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son so that whosoever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life? That is the truth behind the events of Holy Week (some call it Passion Week). But neither the rection of the one called Emanuel (God with us) was to be the end of his story or the cause we know as Christianity. Jesus said he would come again, this time, Christians believe, to reign. Not only Christians but most of the worlds 1.5 bil lion Muslims believe he will return they say as the forerunner to announce the coming of Allah himself. Many Jews also are looking for the return of a forerunner to announce the coming of the Messi ah. It is the prophet Elijah for whom an ajar door, an empty chair and a glass of wine await at the annual Seder dinner during the upcoming Passover obser vance. So the question Jesus asked remains: But what about you? Who do you say I am? (For 37 of his 48 years as a reporter, Adon Taft was the award-winning religion editor for The Miami Herald. Now retired in Brooksville, FL, he can be reached at adontaft@ gmail.com.) BUSINESS & COMMUNITY March 2329, 2018 hernandosun.com HERNANDO SUN 17 OBITUARIES Ford, Patricia Helene Florida entered into rest on Monday March 12, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Turner Fu neral Home, Spring Hill, Fl. Knitter Lawrence Larry, age 76, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Larry is survived by his wife, Jean; and stepson, Patrick Horrigan (Melissa). Src; Brewer Herrstrom Elden, age 93, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. He Was a United State Army Veteran. Elden was predeceased by his wife Geraldine. He is survived by his son, Thom as. Src; Brewer Goetz Walter G., age 85, of Spring Hill, passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Src; Brewer Pardue David, age 76, of Brooksville, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. David was an United States Army veteran. He is survived by his wife Jan ice; 5 daughters Michelle (Morry), Kari (Joel), Abigail (Elliot), Cortney (Ryan), Lauren; sons Chad (Lisa), Seth (Megan); and 19 grandchildren. Src; Brewer Cerny Paul, passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Src; Turner Albertson Richard, E., passed away on Wednes day, March 14, 2018. Src; Turner Laderfoot Shirley Ann, passed away on Wednes day, March 14, 2018. Src; Turner Piatt Mary, age 91, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018. Src; Jacobs Austin Trenika, age 38, passed away on Thurs day, March 15, 2018. Src; Jacobs Henri Cecelia M., age 88 of Hudson, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018. Cecelia is survived by son Kevin; daughters Roberta, Daphne, Corrine & Joy, 13 grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren. Src; Downing Turza Johanna J., passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018. Src; Turner McComas Kimberlee Ann, age 59, of Brooksville, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018. She is survived by her son Jarrod Src; Turner Farquhar Karolyn L. passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Src; Turner Hernandez Patricia Jane, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Src; Turner Samson Charles F., Jr. age 88, of Spring Hill, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Charles is survived by his wife Agnes; daughter Catherine; 2 grandchildren & 1 great grandchild. Src; Downing Bolton, Michael A., age 35 of Spring Hill, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Michael is survived by his parents Larry and Velda. Src; Merritt Maria Joaquim J., age 92, of Brooksville, passed away on Sunday, March 18, 2018. He is survived by his wife Irene; daughters and son-in-law: Carminda, Deo linda (Paul); 7 grandchil dren; and 2 great-grandchil dren. On Saturday, March 24, 2018, a Visitation for family and friends will be held at Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chap el at 11:30am-12:30pm followed by a Funeral Mass at 1:00pm at St. Anthony the Abbot Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Spring Lake Cemetery. Src; Merritt Braman Ruby C., age 73 of Hudson, passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2018. Ruby is survived by son Sean (Tammy); daughter Shannon (David); and 4 grandchildren. Src; Downing Marc C. DeLape, 56, passed away February 23, 2018. He was born on September 26, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York the son DeLape. Marcis survived by his loving wife, Annette; 2 sons, Marc C. DeLape, II and Anthony DeLape; a daughter, Toniann DeLape; 4 grandchildren, 2 broth er's; a sister and loving family and friends. make donations to: Marc Delape Memorial Fund. The Marc Delape Memorial Fund has been established to help feed our community's children in need within Hernando County, Florida. In support org), your contributions can mean a hungry child will re ceive weekend meals and arrive to school on Monday ready to learn. In Remembrance of Marc's generous and caring spirit, your contributions are greatly appreciated. Go to: Youcaring.com Puzzle on page 12 LEGAL NOTICES Notice is hereby given that Michael Honeycutt, Owner, desiring to engage in business under the Florida SnowBird Association Tampa-Bay SnowBird Association Orlando Snowbird Association St-Petersburg SnowBird Association located in Hernando County, Florida, intends to register the said names with the Division of Corporations, Florida Department of State, pursuant to section 865.09 of the Florida Statutes. (03/23/2018) FLORIDA Case No: 17-CA-1099 Division: STRESS FREE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, AS TRUSTEE, FOR LAND TRUST NO HERNANDO TD 4/5v. MICHAEL ROBERTSON, TIMOTHY ROBERTSON, DEBRA MARSHALL, RICHARD ROBERTSON, BELINDA MCGUOIRK, and LAURA ROBERTSON Defendants. STATE OF FLORIDA TO: BELINDA MCGUOIRK, and LAURA ROBERTSON, whose residence is unknown if they be living; and if they be dead and the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under, or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to Quiet Title on the following real property located in HERNANDO County, Florida: Lot 6, Block O, Leisure Retreats, Unit No. 1, as per plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 12, Pages 1-8 inclusive, public records of Hernando County, Florida. Also known as: 14445 Wren Rd. Brooksville, Florida 34614 written defenses, if any, to it on NATA Whitworth 14502 N Dale Mabry Hwy, #200, Tampa, Fl., 33618, on or before March 21, 2018 (no later than 28 days original with the clerk of this court attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in Done on this 24th day of January, 2018. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Peggy Welch, the Trial Court Administrator, Hernando County Courthouse, 20 North Main Street, Brooksville, Florida 34601, Telephone (352) 754-4402, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. By, /s/ Natalia Ouellette, Esq. 14502 N Dale Mabry Hwy., #200 Tampa, FL, 33618 (813) 72842-6664 Florida Bar No. 68905 Natalia@wtg1.com L 1277 Don Barbee Jr Clerk of the Court, Hernando Seal /s/ Elizabeth Markidis Deputy Clerk 2-7-18 (03/02/2018), (03/09/2018) (03/16/2018), (03/23/2018) FLORIDA Case No.: 17DR678 Division: Family Law and Respondent AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) Respondents Last Known Address: Unknown Don Barbee Jr. Clerk of Courts By JBT D.C. This 15 Day of March 2018 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage has been required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Sylvia Yellowback Rd Weeki Wachee, FL 34614-0300 on or before 4/26/2018, this court at 20 N. Main St, Rm 246; Brooksville, Florida 34601, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a de fault may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or per sonal property should be divided: Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts ments upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Current Mailing and E-Mail Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed or e-mailed to the address(es) on record WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. DATED 3/15/2018. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By /s/JBT Deputy Clerk (03/23/2018), (03/30/2018), (04/6/2018), (04/13/2018) File No. 2018000093CPAXMX IN RE: ESTATE OF SIMON DA LOMBA Deceased. The administration of the estate of SIMON DA LOMBA, deceased, whose date of death was No vember 24, 2017: File Number 2018000093CPAXMX, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hernando County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 20 N. Main Street, Brooksville, FL 34601. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and oth er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. notice is: March 23, 2018. /s/ Dravin Dixon, Attorney for Co-Personal Representatives Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Florida Bar No. 952620 P.O. Box 696 Brooksville, Florida 34605 Telephone: (352) 442 6770 /s/ John Lomba, Co-Personal Representative 3 Jared Ct. S. Windsor, Connecticut 06074 /s/ David Roderick, Co-Personal Representative 11 Logan Ct. Seekonk, Massachusetts 02771 (03/23/2018), (03/30/2018) Ninabelle Purdy (Lighty) 86, Deceased, February 18, 2018. Personal representative Kelda Draper, 2845 Imperial Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84106. (03/09/2018), (03/16/2018), (03/23/2018), (03/30/2018) Notice is hereby given that CARLOS RAMOS, owner, desiring to engage in business under the TROPICAL located in Hernando County, Florida, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations, Florida Department of State, pursuant to section 865.09 of the Florida Statutes. (03/23/2018) Friday, March 23 Oak Hill Hospital 11375 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 7:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. Suncoast RV Park 9029 US Hwy 19 Port Richey 9:30a.m. to 2:00p.m. Walmart 1485 Commercial Way Spring Hill; 3:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. Saturday, March 24 Life Church 18924 County Line Rd. Spring Hill; 8:30a.m. to 1:00p.m. JC Penny Department Store 1399 Wendy Ct. Brooksville 10:00a.m. to 5:30p.m. Walmart 2163 W. CR 48 Bushnell 11:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. Sunday, March 25 Christian Church in the Wild wood 10051 Country Rd. Weeki Wachee 8:00a.m. to 1:00p.m. Cornerstone Baptist Church 13171 Tara St. Spring Hill 11:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. Sams Club 13360 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 2:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. Walmart 13300 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 3:30p.m. to 6:00p.m. Monday, March 26 Walmart 1485 Commercial Way Spring Hill 10:00a.m. to 5:30p.m. PHSC 11415 Ponce de Leon Dr. Brooksville 11:30a.m. to 6:30p.m. Tuesday, March 27 Walmart 13300 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 10:00a.m. to 5:30p.m. Walmart 7305 Broad St. Brooksville 11:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. Wednesday, March 28 Sumter Correctional 9544 CR 476B Bushnell 7:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. Barrington Hills RV Resort 9412 New York Ave. Hudson 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. Thursday, March 29 Cricket / Planet Fitness 11170 Spring Hill Dr. Spring Hill 10:30a.m. to 5:30p.m. Subway Restaurant 19438 Cortez Blvd. Brooksville 11:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. BLOOD MOBILE SCHEDULE Bible Word Search answer on page 18... Notice of Self Storage Sale Please take notice Hide-Away Storage Spring Hill located at 1000 Commercial Way, Spring Hill FL 34606 intends to hold a sale to sell the property stored at the Facility by the below list of Occupants whom are in default at an Auction. The sale will occur as an online auction via www. storagetreasures.com on 4/11/2018 at 10:00AM. Unless stated otherwise the description of the contents are household goods and furnishings. Christopher Linton unit #0108; Lisa Staples unit #0248; Christian Frekey unit #0250; Susan Freeman unit #0436; John Ellis unit #0450; Bruce Nelson unit #0542; Char Pallares unit property is being stored at the above self-storage facility. This sale may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Certain terms and conditions apply. See manager for details. (03/23/2018), (03/30/2018) TAFT Community Education Seminar on Breathe Well: Preventing COPD Oak Hill Hospital will continue its very popular For Your Health Communi ty Education Series with a seminar entitled, Breathe Well: Preventing COPD, on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at its Graduate Medi cal Education Conference Center, 11307 Cortez Bou levard, Brooksville, Florida 34613 (on the campus of Oak Hill Hospital). The program will be conducted by Salman Muddassir, MD, medicine, and Amrita Randhawa, MD, internal medicine resident. has Chronic Obstruc tive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a progressive lung disease that over time makes it hard to breathe. Sixteen million people are diagnosed, but millions more may have it and not even know it. Dr. Salman Muddassir and Dr. Amrita Randhawa (who are on will discuss the disease, its symptoms, treatment, and prevention. The presen tation will be followed by a question and answer session and the public is invited to prepare questions ahead of time. A hot meal will be served, and seating is lim ited. Reservations are re quired. Doors open at 4:45 pm. For more information and for reservations call 352-597-6333 in Hernando or 352-628-6060 in Citrus or visit OakHillHospital. com/ForYourHealth. Visit the Oak Hill Hos pital newsroom for recent releases: www.OakHill Hospital.com/About/News room/ Pilaklikaha/Abrahams Town Historic Marker Dedication MEMBERS & FRIENDS, we are excited to announce the dedication of a historic marker for PILAKLIKA HA, Abrahams Town in Sumter County. Our group was fortunate to collaborate with the Sumter County Historical Society in the past to help with this most important historical marker. Please mark your calendar for : DEDICATION CEREMO NY: APRIL 10, 2018 @ 3:00PM. RECEPTION FOLLOW ING: 3:30-5:00 PM @ ic State Park: Bushnell, FL For More Information: email@example.com www.historichernando preservationsociety.org BUSINESS / COMMUNITY BRIEFS NOTICE is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Brooksville, Florida, will hold a public hearing on April 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm in City Coun cil Chambers, 201 Howell Avenue, Ordinance No. 885. The ordinance in its entirety may be inspected at the working hours. ORDINANCE NO. 885 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA, ADDING A NEW SECTION 86.188, SETTING RATES AND CHARGES, OF DIVI SION 1, GENERALLY, OF ARTICLE IV, SERVICE RATES, CHARGES AND BILLING, OF CHAPTER 86, UTILITIES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, CONFLICTS, CODIFICATION, AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. All persons wishing to be heard please take notice. You are advised that if a person decides to appeal any decision with respect to any matter considered at these proceedings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities needing as sistance to participate in any of these proceedings should contact the City the meeting at 352-540-3810. By: Doreen M. Summers City Clerk (03/23/2018)
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OPINION March 2329, 2018 hernandosun.com HERNANDO SUN 19 Woke to elites preaching virtue signals of the new religion Traditional Realist WILLIAM F. HOLLAND T he progressive PC agenda of one world government, social justice, global warm ing, non-judgment, gender prolifer ation, no borders, minority rights, white privilege, and of the USAs exploitation of the worlds people have become the underpinnings of the new religion of the elites. These smuggers have become preachers to their wannabees to woke( awakened) by becoming aware of the superiority of virtue signals of the progressive religion. The elites reject the traditional moral values and want to establish this new uto pian, manmade religion, excuse me, humankind religion. The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, corrected a young female who said, mankind. He smugly and pompously remind ed her the virtue signal should be people kind. The young audience applauded his marvelous religious knowledge and wisdom. He is one of the high priests of the new progressive religion being elected as the leader of a major western na tion. After this statement, Trudeau back and his spokesperson related he was only joking. Everyone in the audience knew what he said was meant to be followed. Ex president Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and other European Union leaders are important con tributors and disciples of the new wave religion, worshiping earth and the genius of man, excuse me again, and people kind. These elite ge niuses determine the belief system of this utopian vision. Evil does not exist in this world view. People in this worldview are supposedly equal. The non-privi leged minority people are victims of their circumstances. These individuals should not be punished for their crimes but should be given special privileges like advancement, money and forgiveness for their negative actions. These misdeeds were ultimately caused by social injustices of the past. Rich, white, special privileged people perpetuat ed all of these injustices. Ironically it is these same white, elite people and a few of color, which have cre ated this new religion. The elites revelation of a one-world-govern ment with them being the all-know higher spiritual life. These virtuous social-justice advocates are the same ones that created this progressive religion to right their own past elite sins. Somehow, by forming a one trolled government the wrongs of the past will vanish and humans will rise to the status of mini gods. Science will provide the answers to prevent natural disasters by changing the climate throughout the world. These disciples of science will erase evil and ignorance and everyone will be on an equal plain of knowledge, motivation and love. The use of political correct ness will help people censor any thoughts of racist, ethnic or Chris tian values. This will promote the creation of a more perfect world. The earth and all living things will be treated as sacredly equal speci mens of a new world order. Humans will be self-actualize into more Evil will be erased as will the need for any punishment. Everyone will live in harmony. Kumbaya. The world will no longer need borders, law enforcement, armies, procreation between male and female as modern science will advance to the level of producing super bright, healthy and com passionate people. The world will become heaven on earth with hedo nism being a shining guide to inner perfection. This will be accom plished by the brilliance of our past and perfect elite leaders who will direct us to this promise-land. This will only happen if world beliefs in freedom, human rights, guns, equal justice and happily See HOLLAND, Page 20 Letters to the Editor: We welcome your comments which may be published in the news paper and our website. ey should be no longer than 400 words and include the name, daytime phone number and email address of the author for verication purposes if neces sary. Your submission may be edited prior to publication. Only your name and town will be published. For more information, contact Julie Maglio at 352.238.5454. LETTE R TO T H E E D ITO R Great coverage by the Hernando Sun! Thanks, Hernando Sun! And thanks to all who made the event the record success it was: Our thousands of sup porters who attended and participated, Our Promotion Part ners including, Hernando Sun, 1450 WWJB, Tampa Bay Times, Hits 106 FM, Walmart, Papa Joes Italian Florida Cracker Kitch en, Terlep Chiropractic, Rasmussen College, Publix, Michaels (hobby supply), The Eye Center Our Souvenir Program Guide advertisers Our Very Important Partners (VIPs) and con tributors, Our over 140 exhibitors from around the county, state and nation, Our hardworking volun teers: Central High School ROTC (Parking), Sandy Hadsock (students art tent); Andrea Freeman and Donna Mackey (childrens art tent) Our Hernando Symphony to set up and perform great music!) Our other amazingly talented entertainers, Stir up the Gift Talent Review, Suzuki Strings, Hernando Youth Orchestra, Suncoast Harmony, Ms. Vicki Roush, David Vitale, and Powered by Rhythm. Our Hernando County Board of County Commis sioners (who appreciate the importance of art to the county economy) Our City of Brooksville City Council (who appreci ate the importance of art to the city economy) Out Tourism Develop ment Council (who appre ciate the economic impor tance of art toward bringing out-of-town visitors and dollars to our county) Certainly, our over worked but totally commit ted and unpaid members of the Hernando County Fine Arts Council and Mr. David Latscha, our energetic Vol unteer Media coordinator. And especially our Spe cial Projects Coordinator, Jan Knowles, and our Vice Chair of the Arts Coun cil, Paul Shaskan, both of whom, as co-chairs, made the chaos of such an event seem like planned clock work. Our sincere appreciation to all. Cant wait for Art in the Park 2019! Emilio Sonny Vergara Chairman http://www.hernandoarts. org/ Prayer is least, most we can do Back when I was employed in the Garden Center of a big store of a big chain, which I now call Exwork, I wanted to replace the words Sales Associate on my badge with the word APE. I asked about it many times over the years, and I was always told no. The reason I wanted APE on my badge, which stands or All Purpose Employee, is because management periodically got hotly confused about what workers should do during their shifts and wanted everyone to be a cashier, a mixer of paint, a cutter of cloth, an issuer of PLE (Powered Lifting Equip ment: forklift, scissor-lift, etc.) operator, and to answer every ringing phone. It didnt work, because each department was its own world, and workers were often swamped enough by the demands of just one four-foot side-counter to be bothered with other areas. Oh, I was all for itanything to keep me from loading bags of dirt into peoples trunks. licenses, learned the confusion about cutting cloth, and OJTed enough to at least mix paint for the landscape logs and concrete blocks we used for hanging signs in the Yard (the area of the parking lot where we displayed mulch and dirt and such). I even had numbers for the register, which I actually did for a whileand thats another story. But I never could do the other things. I meant to, but when I was passing Sport ing, Fabrics, Hardware, and their ringing phones, I wasnt just strolling by. I was on a mission for my department and couldnt stop, as nor could other workers in other departments. Late in my employment, when again Exwork was trying to make do with a skeleton crew, I volunteered to be an All Purpose Employee. My stipulation was that I had to be reassigned from Garden, preferably to a newly invented department called APE. Otherwise I would need a walkie-talkie, so when I was heading back from the hooks for apegboard display of mower accessories but stopped to spend ten minutes license, twenty minutes cutting fabric, and forty minutes be able to call my Dephead (department headmanager) to say I would be late. I also insisted my realm extend to the rest of the store, including Grocery. (One of my fondest memories from years and years ago is helping a customer them, because I didnt know that side, but we both had fun looking.) And I wanted to help every customer who was just standing there waiting to be helped, in photo, jewelry, bikes, shoes, and electronics. I desired to become familiar with all departments so I could answer every phone. I also suggested that if they thought the badge too simian, we could add dots: A.P.E. But they still said no. So I stayed in Garden, tore my gristle with loads, and avoided other departments as best I could. Eventually I made my own APE badge at home, and I plan to wear it on Halloween, when I dress up as an ex-loader, complete with yellow safety vest, tool pouch, gloves, and the straw hat I wore when working outside. GOOFY STUFF By VINCENT CARDEGIN Domenick Maglio, PhD. is a columnist carried by various newspapers, an author of several books and owner/director of Wider Horizons School, a college prep program. Dr. Maglio has a new book, avail able on Amazon and other sites, entitled, IN CHARGE PARENTING. You can visit Dr. Maglio at www.drmaglio.blogspot.com. P rayer is the least and the most we can do Recently, my wife Cheryl was talking about the need to increase her prayer time and praying is very important in our spiritual life. In the middle of our conversation, she said, we should turn our cares into prayers and that instantly caught my attention. I love catchy phrases and told her that I just might borrow that slo gan! We all have worries and cares but for some strange reason, many times we do not consider praying as our highest priority. In fact, for most of us, its usually a last resort. Similar to prayer, Im reminded of glass cases and reserved for emer gency use only. Sadly, we often forget what a great price God has paid in order that we might have the privilege and opportunity to communicate with Him. Its been said that prayer is the least we can do and yet the most we can do. When Adam and Eve sinned in the garden, the bridge of intimacy was severed between God and mankind and forgiveness became a temporary covering instead of a permanent removal. This infection of sin not only prevented our Cre ator from indwelling the heart of the individual but the restoration of our relationship was also not possible until Jesus went to the and resurrection allow us to see t at God loved us and wanted to be with us so much that He sent His Son as a ransom for our soul. The blood of Christ was the only payment that could redeem us. So today, instead of going to a priest and having them to inter cede and slaughter an animal for our forgiveness, we can approach Jesus Christ directly and invite Him into our life as our personal Savior and Lord. Prayer is the deliberate act of communicating with God. We can talk with Him while we are doing our daily work and if we need to be quiet we can concentrate and know that He understands us and knows our thoughts. Prayer has been described as simply pouring out our conscience to God about our desires, needs, burdens, and everything that is important to us. Whatever is weighing heavily upon you today is causing anxiety and worry but there is encour aging news! God has provided a wonderful opportunity to cast our cares on Him. A huge aspect of faith is believing that He is con cerned with our fears and troubles and that He desires to intervene. Consider writing down these cir cumstances and petitions and trust Him with all of your heart that He is going to take care of them. Billy Graham once said, This should be the declaration of every follower of Jesus Christ. No matter how dark and hopeless a situation might seem, never stop praying. When we come to the end of ourselves, we come to the beginning of God. Prayer may sound easy but anyone that has attempted to approach His throne on a regular basis will tell you its one of the most challenging undertakings of the Christian life. There are certain steps to take in order for prayer to become a serious part of our journey and it may sound A P E Dear Hernando Sun Editor and Readers: I have three points I want to make: 1. It appears that the public schools in Hernando County did not participate in the National School Walkout. I thank the school board, principals, and teachers for this. 2. I told my children that their job was to go to school to learn, not to be used as political pawns. I wanted them to know the basics so that they could develop to their full potential. School ing is compulsory paid for by taxpayer dollars. We as parents expect our taxpayer monies will be well spent to teach our children. Many cannot home schooling and thus trapped in the public school system. I resent the fact that taxpayer money and school time is wasted like this. This shows how corrupt many of our school systems have become. (Diverting school funds for busing people to rallies, getting students to march for a political stand, and indoctrinating students to one political leaning over the other.) 3. Age limits: Tony Cox of NPR news stated: Under most laws, young people are recognized as adults at age 18. But emerging science about brain development suggests that most people dont reach full maturity until the age 25. Does this mean that we should wait until 25 to allow adults to do adult things: Contract, vote, sue or be sued, open a bank account in your own name, serve on a jury, get a tattoo, buy cigarettes and tobacco, buy and drink alcohol in a bar, possess and purchase guns, drive a car, and so much more? My parents only had an 8th-grade education, yet they were successful indi viduals. At the end of their schooling they could handle an honest hours work for an honest dollar, knew how to treat people, and knew that they were responsible for their actions. They had to make judg ment calls. They used their book knowledge and applied it. However, their learning did not stop there. My father moved houses, which was a constant chal lenge. He used his knowledge and skills that he learned from school and from doing. He was no longer sheltered and had to make decisions.Now, students are to graduate after 12 years of education. Some start college, and yet need remedial courses for what they should have mastered in school. They cannot think out of the box. They do not know how to give an honest days work for an honest days pay and do not have a good work ethic. Some continue with junior college, college, and even higher education yet still cannot function in our society. So what is the ap propriate age to allow one to do things. If an individual can sign up for military duty and become a good soldier, why cant he/she purchase a gun? If this cant be done, then the age for all activity should be raised to 26 when the children are no longer covered under the parents health care plan. Perhaps they should be children forever. Caroline Zoes Brooksville ...On Art in the Park has record breaking attendance participate in this march to paradise. Being woke to these new virtues and following them will take humankind to the heights of being equal to god. Their god kind will prevail. Heaven on earth is obtainable as long as we follow our science inspired wise man into the promise land. Only by leaving the perverted traditional values behind, all the followers need to study the virtue signals of the elite wise men to be inspired soldiers in this revolutionary reli gion. This is the woke phase of the enlightenment and bliss for all humans.
20 HERNANDO SUN hernandosun.com March 2329, 2018 BUSINESS & COMMUNITY HOLLAND are just playing games. He is not mocked or deceived neither does He disregard sin. He is very sensitive to our inten tions and attitudes as this directly affects how He responds to our request. Once we decide to approach Him, let us humble ourselves and ask Him to forgive and cleanse us from our transgressions. This is how we can proceed into His holiness with a pure mind and heart. 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STORMWALL 3/16/18 Schnitzer Michael Abraham and Kaltenbach Jodi Aristea 3/16/18 Duncan Herbert Duane and Doering Susanne Ursula 3/16/18 Rodriguez Steven Jay and Wallace Morgan Leigh 3/16/18 Citriniti Rosario Frank and Wang Xiao Hong 3/19/18 Correia Da Silva Andrew Emerson and Carneiro Nancy Sales 3/19/18 Mann Rocky Joel and Eppley Elizabeth Patricia 3/19/18 Jordan omas Michael and Yunka Erica Ann 3/19/18 Pagan Nicholas Daniel and Markin Stephanie Nadine 3/19/18 Billups William Anthony and Vaughn Chanell Marie 3/19/18 Provo Kristopher Lee and Gris Ashley Noelle 3/19/18 Langevin James Matthew and Kalafut Megan Marie 3/19/18 Murphy Gerard Paul and Kiddon Lisa Lynn 3/20/18 Payne John Anthony and Pursino Toniann Rose 3/20/18 Burcheld omas Owen and Stahl Alexandra Katarina 3/20/18 Reece Matthew Steven and Hunter Angela Marie 3/20/18 Tagg Jason Joseph and Stills Raven Lee 3/20/18 Blanton Matthew Tilden and Killingsworth Kaitlyn Jo 3/20/18 MARRIAGES American Red Cross Volunteer Badge of Marj Smith of Hudson, FL. A Bible inscribed to Thomas Arends from Grandpa and Grandma, Feb. 14, 1972 The Bible was donated to the collection by Cynthia Wise of Port Richey. Her note states, The pages inside were dry as a bone. Im hop ing someone can claim it as theirs or perhaps someone might know the owner. Weve been unable to get ahold of Thomas Arends, but it looks like he still lives in the area. Perhaps if any of our readers know him, then they will tell him that his Bible has been found. Please have him call us! One dollar bill from Donny Wendt of Ar ipeka, FL The dollar bill is torn up and water stained. Typographers Font with Lords Prayer Do nated by Fulton A. Baxley, Hudson, FLLords Prayer seems to be missing? Record from Julie Wert, Aripeka, FL The Jazz Gala Live at Palm Beach Casi noCannes 1980 Photos submitted by Arline Erdrich Includes photos of Arline Erdrich and her mother Negatives from Fred BellettPine Island, FL Framed Photograph submitted by Hal Mattson, New Port Richey, FL It is an old photo of a woman seated on the side of an armchair in a rusted metal frame. VHS tapes There are two VHS tapes. One shows damage after the storm in the Hernando Beach area and the other shows damage in Gulf Shores near Tarpon Springs. They are in working order. Description of a collage inspired by the storm created by Art Davis Photos from Fred J. and Mary J. Gillespie, New Port Richey Comments written on photos: Near New Port Richey, FL Carpets and furniture in rear of South Gate Publi(x) on 19. First car ruined less than 500 miles on it very many cars totaled by saltwater. Photo submitted by Dr. Low ell M. Atkinson, Holiday, FL The photo shows Boats washed into A-19 bridge by March 1993 storm. Pictured on front page. Photos submitted by Mr. and Mrs. Morgan, Hernan do Beach, FL Photos of their 1991 Capri in the front yard and backyard damage. It looks like a dock was washed into their backyard. (RIGHT) STORM PHOTOS Photo submitted by Trish Posey, Aripeka, FL. The photo is of a hand some young couple, but there is no further information provided. Photos submitted by Leslie Neumann Aripeka, FL Several feet of water inside the home with lots of damage. Leslie Neu mann is a renowned local artist and still calls Aripeka home after all these years. My studio next day Leslie Neumann Photos submitted by Dan Stack, Aripeka, FL Photos show about 3 feet of water inside Dan Stacks home. around the room. Paintings still hang on the wall. Dan was an artist and the studio assis tant of James Rosenquist. Submitted to the collection by Dan Stack Photo submitted by Kath erine Wells of Hudson, FL A young woman and a boy perhaps carrying groceries or supplies. Photo from Marion Baldwin, Hudson, FL An individual guards their property piled in the front yardsign says,I AM FROM N.Y. TOUCH SOMETHING HERE? MAKE MY DAY Left: Photo from Fred and Mary Gillespie Right: Description of a collage by Art Davis Arline Erdrich