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FORT PIERCETHE BEACHES LAKEWOOD PARK Vol. 16, No. 13 en-USFriday, August 25, 2017 2822 S. U.S. #1, Fort Pierce (772) 466-7022The Original DISCOUNT FURNITURE LARGEST MATTRESS RETAILER OVER 45 DIFFERENT MATTRESSES TO CHOOSE FROM SEE OUR AD ON THE BACK COVER! TWIN MATTRESS from $69 EA. PC. FULL MATTRESS from $85 EA. PC.QUEEN MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.KING MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.PILLOW TOPTWIN MATTRESS from $85 EA. PC. FULL MATTRESS from $99 EA. PC.QUEEN MATTRESS from $115 EA. PC.KING MATTRESS from $115 EA. PC.EACH PIECE PRICES ARE SOLD IN SETS. KING SETS ARE 3 PIECES. MATTRESS ONLY ARE SLIGHTLY HIGHER en-USTAKE US WITH YOUen-USTouring with the en-US Townies en-US features en-US reader-submiten-US-en-US ted photos from en-US travels. Lets see en-US how many en-US places we can en-US go! en-US Send in your en-US picture or en-US questions to en-US newsfp@en-US hometownnewen-US -en-US en-USPLANNING A TRIP? en-USINDEX Classified 16 Crossword 15 Horoscopes 11 Out & About 11 Police Report 5 Viewpoint 6 en-USCOMMUNITY CALENDARen-USSee en-US community en-US events on en-US page 2 en-USTOWNIE 14en-USTake Hometown News en-US with you when you go on en-US vacation and you might en-US get featured in an en-US upcoming edition en-USTAKE US WITH YOU LOOKING FOR A HOME 7 en-USWould you like this great en-US dog in your family? Visit en-US the Humane Society en-USMEET BAXTER en-USCATCH 13en-USHave you found great fish in en-US Treasure Coast waters? See en-US one that didn't get away en-US and see how your own prize en-US could be in the paper soon. en-USWHAT A CATCH! en-USIN SEASON 7en-USOur In Season calendars have en-US space for your festivals, en-US concerts, art shows, more en-US from Sept. to next April. Read en-US how to send in info by Aug. en-US 31! en-USLAST CALL! en-USTREASURE COAST CenterState Banks, Inc., the en-US parent company of CenterState Bank, N.A., announced en-US the concurrent signing of two separate definitive mergen-US -en-US er agreements: under one agreement, CenterState will en-US acquire HCBF Holding Company, Inc. (Harbor), the en-US parent company of Harbor Community Bank, Fort. en-US Pierce Florida; and under the other agreement, Centeren-US -en-US State will acquire Sunshine Bancorp, Inc. (Sunshine), en-US the parent company of Sunshine Bank, Plant City, Floren-US -en-US ida. Upon finalization of each merger, the subsidiary en-US bank of each of Harbor and Sunshine will merge into en-US CenterState Bank. en-US Upon completion of both mergers, CenterState will Staff photo by Sevin Bullwinkle en-USHarbor Community Bank was part of an acquisition by CenterState en-US Banks that will make the institution the largest community bank in en-US Florida.en-USBank announces major acquisitionsen-USCenterState Banks to become en-US Floridas largest community banken-USSeeen-US en-US BANKen-US, page 7en-USFor Hometown Sevin Bullwinkle/staff photographer en-USCake Lady Custom Cakes in Fort Pierce held an Edible Succulent Class on en-US August 7. Here, Diane Orne takes a selfie with her daughter Robin Longstreet en-US and granddaughter Leighton Longstreet with their traditional chef hats.en-USEnjoying a girls night out en-USFORT PIERCE -Any developer interen-US -en-US ested in building a skyscraper here downen-US -en-US town would have no height limitations en-US unless somehow restricted during the en-US citys site-plan review process. en-US Planning Director Rebecca Grohall en-US dropped the bomb on commissioners en-US during their Aug. 14 Conference Agenda en-US that the city has not had a building height en-US restriction in place downtown since 2004. en-US Currently there is no height restriction en-US in the downtown, she said. We had an en-US ordinance going back to Jan. 2004 [but] it en-US was removed. There was never a height en-US limit put back in. Prior to that time, it was en-US 200 feet, which is a substantial amount of en-US height.en-US In response to questions from Mayor en-US Linda Hudson, Ms. Grohall explained en-US that the tallest structure downtown at en-US present is most likely the Renaissance en-USThe skys en-US the limit en-US downtownen-USFort Pierce city en-US commissioners reluctant en-US to put height restrictions en-US on new downtown en-US constructionen-USSeeen-US en-US SKYen-US page 9


en-US 2 en-USCommunity notesen-USSt. Lucie Countys Code Fine en-US Amnesty program generates 11 en-US percent complianceen-USIn an eort to reduce the backlog en-US of roughly 500 outstanding code en-US compliance violations on properties in en-US the unincorporated area of the county, en-US the St. Lucie County Board of County en-US Commissioners created a Code Fine en-US Amnesty program. Implemented during en-US the month of May, this pilot program en-US helped 56 participants (11 percent) bring en-US their homes and/or businesses up to en-US current codes, while generating more than en-US $34,000 in fees.en-US In April St. Lucie Countys Code en-US Compliance sta sent letters to roughly 500 en-US property owners who had outstanding code en-US violations, which resulted in liens against en-US their property. ese property owners had en-US the entire month of May to resolve the code en-US violations and in return have their nes en-US reduced by 90 percent.en-US is pilot program was promoted heavily en-US through a user-friendly webpage and en-US registration process; a video public service en-US announcement; press releases and social en-US media posts; as well as meetings with the en-US local Realtors association; Chamber of en-US Commerce and others. e goal of this program was   to bring en-USproperties into compliance and improve en-US the aesthetics of a neighborhood not to en-US generate revenue, explained Monica en-US Graziani, St. Lucie County Building and en-US Code Regulation Manager.en-US Since St. Lucie County still has more en-US than $3 million in outstanding code en-US nes, ocials intend to oer the amnesty en-US program again in the future.en-US Once you have a lien on a property, it en-US creates an obstacle for the homeowner. e en-US program makes it easier for owners to move en-US forward with permitted improvements en-US or selling of their home. We hope more en-US citizens will take advantage of this program en-US in the future, added Graziani.en-USCommunity calendar SATURDAY, AUG. 26 Orchids, Orchids & More Plant Sale: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Free admission, everyone is welcome. For more information, call (772) 337-1959 or visit en-US 'All About Orchids' children's event:en-US 11 en-US a.m., Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Registration requested: call (772) 337-1959.TUESDAY, AUG. 29en-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-US week. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US en-US or en-US email en-US en-US Celebrate Recovery:en-US 7-9:30 p.m., en-US Fairlawn Baptist Church, 3003 Rhode Island en-US Ave., Fort Pierce. A free, Christ-centered en-US recovery program offered every Tuesday en-US evening. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 461-0814.en-USSATURDAY, SEPT. 3en-US en-US Frog Watch:en-US 7-9 p.m., Savannas en-US Preserve State Park, 2561 S.E. Walton Road, en-US Port St. Lucie. Help collect real data on local en-US toad and frog populations on a 1.5 mile en-US evening hike after you learn about the frogs en-US and toads you might see in the park. Free en-US admission, but donations are appreciated. en-US Reservations requested call (772) 398-en-US 2779.TUESDAY, SEPT. 5 Free admission to the Aquarium: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Lucie County Aquarium featuring the Smithsonian Marine Exhibit offers free admission on the first Tuesday of each month. The aquarium is located at 420 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce. For more information, call (772) 462-3474 or visit en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-US week. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US en-US or en-US email en-US en-US Celebrate Recovery:en-US 7-9:30 p.m., en-US Fairlawn Baptist Church, 3003 Rhode Island en-US Ave., Fort Pierce. A free, Christ-centered en-US recovery program offered every Tuesday en-US evening. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 461-0814.WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 6 Pretty Princess Tea Party: 10-11:30 a.m., first Wednesday of each month, at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center, on the southeast corner of U.S. 1 and Walton Road. Meant for girls ages 2-10 years old. Cost is $3 per child. Dress in princess attire and meet princesses from Princess Enchantments. The party also includes a dress-up trunk, story time, tea time snacks, sing-a-long, and fun crafts project. Parents are encouraged to participate. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call (772) 807-4499.en-USTHURSDAY, SEPT. 7en-US en-US Writers Group:en-US 1-3 p.m., Lakewood Park en-US Branch Library, 7605 Santa Barbara Drive, en-US Fort Pierce. Get together with other writers to en-US read and provide feedback on each others en-US work at this new program, scheduled for the en-US first and third Thursday of each month. This en-US informal writing support group is organized en-US by community volunteers and is free and en-US open to anyone interested in writing. Writers en-US of all genres and skills are welcome to drop en-US in and participate. en-USFor more information, en-US contact the staff at (772) 462-6870, email en-US en-US or visit en-US http://library.en-US, SEPT. 10 River Kidz monthly meeting: 1-2 p.m., Manatee Observation and Education Center, 480 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce. Free educational program for kids of all ages who want to help preserve and protect our local waterways. Monthly meetings are the second Sunday each month. Events include t-shirt making, arts and crafts, beach cleanups, river seining and more. For more information, visit riverkidzslc/TUESDAY, SEPT. 12en-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-US week. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US en-US or en-US email en-US en-US Celebrate Recovery:en-US 7-9:30 p.m., en-US Fairlawn Baptist Church, 3003 Rhode Island en-US Ave., Fort Pierce. A free, Christ-centered en-US recovery program offered every Tuesday en-US evening. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 461-0814.SATURDAY, SEPT. 16 Give-a-Tree, Spread-the-Shade Tree Giveaway: Hosted by Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful and the St. Lucie County Extension Office from 8-11 a.m., Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. The City will give away an assorted variety of trees that are native to Florida. Trees are given away on a first-come, first-served basis to residents of Port St. Lucie, with proof of residence. Free, one tree per household. Residents will be required to visit 5 out of 7 educational booths run by Master Gardeners, to learn how to care for their new tree. Trees available at the event are: Gumbo Limbo, Japanese Blueberry, Pigeon Plum, Silver Buttonwood, and Simpson Stopper. For more information, call (772) 873-6312, email, or visit 'Wacky Weeders:' 8:30 a.m. to noon, Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. The Gardens need your help! All volunteers are welcome, there are jobs everyone can do, regardless of age or ability. Bring gloves, en-USSeeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 7 Hooking up our Treasure Coast with a Quality Home RepairJeremy Licensed


en-US 3 FREE SUBSCRIPTION FREE DELIVERY MORE CIRCULATION MORE READERS MORE RESULTS! Call us at 866.913.6397or go to our website FORT PIERCE Real estate is one of en-USthe most bustling industries in Florida, en-US but there are ups and downs. One of the en-US companies that has navigated the bumps en-US in the road and found tremendous sucen-US -en-US cess along the way is McCurdy & Co. en-US Realty.en-US The company is one of the premier real en-US estate companies serving all of Floridas en-US Treasure Coast and has more than 25 en-US years of experience in the field. The comen-US -en-US pany offers custom real estate services en-US and specializes in waterfront, residential, en-US golf course communities, equestrian and en-US commercial properties in communities en-US such as Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, Jensen en-US Beach, Vero Beach and up and down en-US Hutchinson Island. en-US The owner and broker, Joanne en-US McCurdy, has been involved in real estate en-US since 1986 and has been a licensed broen-US -en-US ker since 2011. She said each year is geten-US -en-US ting a little busier and the market is on an en-US increase and has rebounded, with new en-US construction ongoing and commercial en-US properties moving.en-US Its a good time to invest in real estate, en-US as well as to sell; this is a good time all the en-US way around, Ms. McCurdy said. en-US She initially was drawn to real estate en-US because of a love of architecture and the en-US various styles of homes, and that passion en-US led her to buy and sell some properties of en-US her own back in the 1980s and she deciden-US -en-US ed to pursue it professionally. She is origen-US -en-US inally from New jersey, but moved to the en-US Treasure Coast in 1974 and enjoys the en-US area immensely.en-US I think its wonderful, we dont have en-US the high prices of South Florida and we en-US have the warmer weather and closer to en-US Orlando and Palm Beach, she said. en-US Were right on the oceanfront and I en-US think this is a great place to be.en-US McCurdy & Company Realty team is en-US knowledgeable and certified in luxury en-US and waterfront properties, as well as en-US foreclosures and short sales and has a en-US firm understanding on doing whatever it en-US takes to assist homeowners and home en-US buyers. The team also credits its excellent en-US customer service and wants their clients en-US to have the best possible experience with en-US all their real estate needs, and Ms. en-US McCurdy said that is one of her top prien-US -en-US orities each and every day.en-US The biggest change in this area has en-US been growth; when I started, Port St. en-US Lucie was mostly vacant land and in real en-US estate you have to roll with the punches, en-US Ms. McCurdy said, because theres been en-US many years where it wasnt good or the en-US market fell. So, we did foreclosures and en-US when vacant land is selling you have to en-US do that or you have to know how to do en-US short sales.en-US Youve got to change when real estate en-US changes.en-US But one of the other notable aspects of en-US the office is that old adage of any successen-US -en-US ful business: location, location, location.en-US One of the reasons I opened this en-US office in 2013 is because we were missing en-US a high-end boutique office, which they en-UShave in Vero Beach and Stuart and all en-US over South Florida, but we didnt have en-US one in Fort Pierce and Port St. Lucie, en-US Ms. McCurdy said. I wanted a wateren-US -en-US front, custom, boutique practice and its en-US been very good. We have a good locaen-US -en-US tion; we have good walk-ins and high-en-US end buyers.en-US In the end, Ms. McCurdy doesnt look en-US for a massive quantity of agents and en-US instead seeks out those who have the en-US ability to truly relate to customers and en-US has a similar outlook to hers, which en-US involves a strong team and a cohesive en-US unit.en-US I think you have to give your buyer en-US what they want, and so you have to really en-US listen to their needs, Ms. McCurdy said. en-US I think if youre true to what they really en-US want, then you can close the sale.en-US For more information, visit en-USwww.en-US or call 772-242-en-US 8436. The business is located at 171 Melen-US-en-US ody Lane in Fort Pierce.en-USCompany knows how to complete the saleBy Gaylon Parkergparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USI think you have to give your buyer what they want, and so you en-US have to really listen to their needs. I think if youre true to what en-US they really want, then you can close the sale.en-USJoanne McCurdyen-US Owner and broker, McCurdy & Co. Realty en-USMcCurdy


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Residential / Commercial FREE EstimatesA/C Tune-Up Special $44 95AIR DUCT CLEANING $25 00Free A/C Inspection Free Sanitizer 21 Point Inspection Originally $85 for rst 5 vents. $7.00 per each additional ST LUCIE COUNTY Many schools en-USthroughout the St. Lucie County public en-US school district have seen the arrival of new en-US principals including Chester A. Moore Eleen-US -en-US mentary School in Fort Pierce. Ucola Baren-US -en-US rett-Baxter will be taking the helm and en-US brings with her a wealth of experience. She en-US has overseen a variety of grade levels and is en-US taking over a school that has rapidly risen en-US from being an F school just a few years en-US ago to a C grade last year.en-US That run of success is one Ms. Baren-US -en-US rett-Baxter is looking to build on in the en-US years to come.en-US I am living the dream right now, and I en-US love being here at C.A. Moore, Ms. Baren-US -en-US rett-Baxter said. I have always had a pasen-US-en-US sion for working with students who need en-US someone to be that advocate for them and en-US there are places where theyre going to get it en-US where teachers show up to work. en-US But then there are those special places en-US where they need that cheerleader behind en-US them, and C.A. Moore is certainly one of en-US those places where students need that advoen-US-en-US cate and that push and someone that knows en-US they have the ability to do it and is constanten-US-en-US ly reminding them that they can do it.en-US She got her start at being a principal at en-US Parkway Elementary in Port St. Lucie for en-US eight years and transferred to Fort Pierce en-US Westwood where she was at the helm for en-US two years and then served at Village Green en-US Elementary School for two more years en-US before arriving at C.A. Moore.en-US St. Lucie County Public Schools has put a en-US greater focus on the quality of education en-US and attention to detail through the staff, and en-US she credited the personnel at C.A. Moore en-US Elementary with what she has seen so far. en-US Everyone that is here that has been here en-US for the duration as well as the new staff en-US coming in have a vested interest in seeing en-US students succeed, so there is nothing more en-US important than having a staff that is willing en-US to do whatever it takes, she said. en-US She said there is a remarkable number of en-US teachers who have been with the school en-US since its inception, including some who en-US have worked there for 30 years from mainen-US -en-US tenance workers to teachers and that conen-US -en-US sistency is key.en-US Having been at the high-school level, Ms. en-US Barrett-Baxter knows that success in a stuen-US -en-US dents prep years and in college begins at the en-US elementary level. Therefore, as the school en-US sets the tone for them when they go into en-US middle school, she wants to build students en-US as learners and ensure that they understand en-US that education continues to bring challenges en-US the students must be prepared to meet.en-US Its not always going to be something that en-US comes to you naturally, and sometimes you en-US really have to work at it, she said, and that en-US perseverance is something that students en-US have to learn, and its a lifelong lesson.en-US With a heightened attention to technoloen-US-en-US gy and the changes in requirements for even en-US elementary students, C.A. Moore Elementaen-US-en-US ry will be raising the bar for youths to help en-US keep them moving in the right direction. en-US The expectations create rewards for the stuen-US-en-US dents later in life, and she has goals for the en-US school that are targeted toward proficiency en-US and active involvement among all interested en-USparties at the school.en-US When you look at our data, we need en-US more students to be at the proficient level, en-US and thats one of the areas we are targeting en-US for this year, Ms. Barrett-Baxter said. en-US Another area is engaging our students and en-US our parents, and we have put things into en-US place to ensure that students arent just comen-US -en-US ing to school because they have to, but en-US theyre coming to school because they want en-US to be here and making this one of the best en-US parts of their day.en-US She also credits the community partneren-US -en-US ships that have developed over the years, en-US such as the local Elks Clubs food, clothes, en-US and school-supplies drives, Mount Bethel en-US Church and its mentoring program, and en-US other community agencies to become active en-US participants in the students lives.en-US For more information about St. Lucie en-US County Public Schools, please visit en-US www.en-US or call 772-429-3600.en-USElementary school welcomes new principalBy Gaylon en-USBarrett-Baxteren-USI am living the dream right now, and I love being here at C.A. en-US Moore. I have always had a passion for working with students en-US who need someone to be that advocate for them and there en-US are places where theyre going to get it where teachers show en-US up to work. en-USUcola Barrett-Baxteren-US Principal, C.A. Moore Elementary Get it o your chest. Say what you need to say. Tell us what youre thinking. Read your comments every Friday.NO PROFANITY NO SLANDER NO LIBELEmail us: Rants & Raves


en-US 5 en-USFort Pierce Policeen-USWilson Murillo-Guifarro, 27, 113 Garden en-US Ave., Fort Pierce, hit and run and failing to stop en-US and remain at a crash site involving injury or en-US other serious bodily injury.en-US Christopher Allen, 33, 2600 Essex Drive, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant.en-US Adam Black, 35, 1604 Yosemite Court, Fort en-US Pierce, possession of a controlled substance en-US without a prescription.en-US Rebecca Peruggi, 29, 134 Tunison Ave., Port en-US St. Lucie, arrested on outstanding felony waren-US -en-US rants for possession of cocaine (two counts), en-US possession of heroin (two counts), possession en-US of dangerous drugs (four counts) and resisting en-US an officer with violence.en-US Oscar Diaz, 24, 816 S. 15th St., Fort Pierce, en-US lewd and lascivious behavior with a victim en-US between the ages of 12 and 16.en-US Quentin Green, 31, 1681 S.W. Pleasant en-US Lane, Port St. Lucie, arrested on an outstanden-US-en-US ing St. Lucie County felony warrant for failure to en-US appear.en-US Reginald Moody, 57, 1802 S. US Hwy. 1, Fort en-US Pierce, battery causing bodily harm.en-US James Simmons, 50, 12810-G N. Cresap St., en-US Cumberland, Md., domestic battery by stranguen-US -en-US lation.en-US Therby Blanc, 24, 302 S. 33rd St., Fort en-US Pierce, driving with a suspended license for the en-US third or subsequent offense.en-US Mopvens Louidor, 22, 425 N. 14th St., Fort en-US Pierce, possession of cocaine.en-USPort St. Lucie Police en-USDwayne Robson, 47, 5513 Killarney Ave., en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for a violation of probaen-US-en-US tion.en-US Megan Mannino, 21, 2717 S.E. South Blacken-US -en-US well Drive, Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active en-US St. Lucie County felony warrant for exploitation en-US of an elderly or disabled adult for less than en-US $10,000 and third-degree grand theft.en-US George Meyer, 61, 6854 Brookhaven Ave. en-US N.W., Port St. Lucie, aggravated assault with a en-US deadly weapon without the intent to kill, carryen-US -en-US ing a concealed weapon or firearm and impropen-US -en-US er exhibition of a firearm within 1,000 feet of a en-US school.en-USSt. Lucie County Sheriffs en-US Officeen-USJames Antoine, 28, 381 S.W. Feldman Ave., en-US Port St. Lucie, possession of cocaine.en-US Sylvenia Brooks, 32, homeless, Fort Pierce, en-US cruelty toward a child abuse without great en-US bodily harm.en-US Jason Awal, 44, 2269 S.W. Savage Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie, fleeing or eluding police failure en-US to obey a law enforcement officers order to en-US stop.en-US Michael Vega, 40, 309 S.W. Maclay Way, en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony bench warrant for possession of en-US oxycodone, possession of diazepam and posen-US -en-US session of amphetamine.en-US Mark Roberts, 51, 5008-B Deleon Ave., Fort en-US Pierce, driving with a suspended license for the en-US third or subsequent offense.en-US Lee Koenig, 46, 2537 S.E. Lakewood St., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for scheming to defraud en-US a financial institution and criminal use of peren-US -en-US sonal identification information.en-US Jamell Poole, 30, 4397 Kayla Cir., Port St. en-US Lucie, arrested as an out-of-state fugitive en-US (Georgia) on a felony warrant.en-US Brian Spanke, 32, 4821 N. Steanson, Oklaen-US -en-US homa City, OK, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for grand theft of a motor en-US vehicle.en-US George Bowman, 35, 2538 S.E. Perugla St., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for fleeing or eluding.en-US Richard McGuire, 44, 1585 20th Ave. S.W., en-US Vero Beach, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant on an order for pretrial en-US detention and a termination of pretrial supervien-US -en-US sion for battery by strangulation.en-US Thomas Brescia, 44, 554 Conn Way, Vero en-US Beach, arrested on a St. Lucie County felony en-US warrant on an order for pretrial detention and en-US termination of pretrial supervision for possesen-US -en-US sion of cocaine.en-US James Amman, 28, 1933 N. 3rd St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active out-of-county en-US (Brevard) felony warrant for vehicular homien-US -en-US cide.en-US Carlos Watler, 18, 1714 Miami Court, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on a St. Lucie County felony en-US warrant for third-degree grand theft.en-US James Dorival, 23, 208 N.W. Biltmore St., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for an order to revoke en-US bond.en-US Rashard Bozeman, 35, 5613 Pinewood Ave., en-US West Palm, trafficking in heroin of between 4 en-US grams and less than 30 kilograms.en-US Jose Torres-Velasco, 26, 2411 S. 10th St., en-US Fort Pierce, domestic battery by strangulation en-US and obstruction of justice for tampering in a en-US third-degree felony proceeding.en-US Gerard Atkins, 46, homeless, Fort Pierce, en-US grand theft of a motor vehicle and possession en-US of cocaine.en-US Jesse Stickles, 30, 1867 Pelican Drive, Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on a St. Lucie County felony en-US warrant for a violation of probation for commeren-US -en-US cial fraud of more than $300 and trafficking in en-US stolen property. en-USMarvin Hall, 31, 132 N. 12th St., Fort Pierce, en-US arrested on an active St. Lucie County felony en-US warrant for a violation of pretrial detention.en-US Samatha Buwalda, 21, 2301 N.E. Savannah en-US Road, Jensen Beach, arrested on an outstanden-US -en-US ing felony warrant for a violation of probation en-US for possession of methamphetamine with the en-US intent to sell, manufacture or deliver.en-US Alberto Diaz, 32, 320 N.W. Bayshore Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony capias warrant for aggravated en-US assault with a deadly weapon.en-US Arriana Brancaccio, 32, 5714 Silver Oak en-US Drive, Fort Pierce, arrested on an active St. en-US Lucie County felony warrant for a violation of en-US probation for possession of alprazolam.en-US Darcy Lovejoy, 45, 392 N.E. Surfside Ave., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active felony waren-US -en-US rant for an order for pretrial detention and teren-US -en-US mination of pretrial supervision.en-USPolice reporten-USEditors note: en-USThis is a list of arrests, not en-US convictions, and all arrestees are presumed en-US innocent unless or until proven guilty in a en-US court of law. 9090 N. US HWY 1 Sebastian, FL Tuesday Friday 10am-6pm Saturday 10am-2pm Closed Sunday & Monday PAULS GUNS Over 400 Guns in Stockwww.paulbuysguns.comWE BUY GUNS $$$$ OR TRADE 15% OFF AMMO STOCK UP NOW!Free Ammo Box w/ $150+ 77 2-581-0640 Treasuring Life | To learn more, visit or call 866.999.4550 expanded family of services, including palliative care, pediatric care and grief support, to better meet the needs of our community.Treasure Coast Hospice Has Grown to Become Treasure Health! 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en-USVIEWPOINTen-USFRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017 en-US FORT PIERCEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 6en-USRantsen-US & en-USRaves Published weekly by Hometown News, L.C., 5059 Turnpike Feeder Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34951 Copyright 2016, Hometown News, L.C.Voted # 1 Community Newspaper in America in 2005, 2006, 2007. One of the top 3 in America every year since 2003. Farris Robinson ................................President Vernon D. Smith ............................... Managing Partner Don Hornbeck .................................. Circulation Director Steven Waddell ................................ Circulation Administrator Robin Bevilacqua ............................. Human Resources Isabel Harmon ................................. Account Receivable Annita Ferrante ................................ Credit & Collections Kathy Young ..................................... Major/Natl. Accounts Manager Kelly King .......................................... Major/Natl. 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Paginator Phone (772) 465-5656 Fax (772) 465-5301Classified (800) 823-0466 Rants & Raves (866) 465-5504Circulation Inquiries 1-866-913-6397 circulation@hometownnewsol.comFORT PIERCE en-USGot something to say? en-USEmail the Hometown Rants & Raves at en-USnewsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-USThe Rants and Raves section provides a chance for readers to share their thoughts with en-US other readers. The opinions included are not those of Hometown News or its employees.en-USPlease limit your submissions to 250 words, so that we can include more entries. en-US Readers are asked to refrain from making slanderous or libelous statements. en-USBerry pickersen-USThis is a problem for the wildlife in our en-US neighborhoods that eat the seeds and bees en-US that keep everything alive.en-US These people trample through woods en-US with no regard to what they are walking on. en-US Its a disgrace and should be not allowed.en-US We are inviting strangers in our neighen-US -en-US borhoods. Nothing better then looking out en-US your back yard to see men with machetes en-US going through the woods. They litter, en-US destroy turtle mounds and who know what en-US else.en-US You are no longer allowed to buy permits en-US to pick on state land. I think the city should en-US follow suit in this matter.en-US Thank you.en-USCan bicyclers sometimes ride in en-US the center of the lane like a car?en-USThere was a post in the Hometown News en-US suggesting that bicycle owners be required en-US to pay for license plates, similar to vehicles.en-US From the text, it is unclear whether the en-US writer is annoyed the road must be shared en-US with un-motorized, two-wheelers or if he en-US doesnt think its fair they dont contribute to en-US the expenses of road maintenance, and en-US especially bicycle lanes.en-US I question whether he/she is aware of en-US Florida laws. By law, unless there is a bicycle en-US lane available, bicyclists are supposed to use en-US a vehicle lane and are encouraged to ride en-US near the center of the lane to avoid side en-US swipe collisions. i.e., bicycle lanes are more en-US beneficial to motorists than bicyclists.en-US Regarding licensing, it would probably en-US cost more to administer licensing bicycles en-US than the revenue derived. Also, although en-US Im not aware of any studies, it is likely the en-US vast majority of bicycle owners legally own en-US and operate vehicles and do not operate en-US their bicycle and vehicle at the same time.en-US I ride for exercise. If Im required to en-US license my bicycle, shouldnt I also have a en-US license plate for my tush when I walk for en-US exercise? Should the plate be mounted en-US above or beneath my Wide Load plate?en-USLane hogsen-USThe WAKE UP and read this rant en-US explained why cars need to stop at the white en-US line so they activate the signal. There are en-US additional reasons why cars need to group en-US together while waiting at intersections.en-US Cars leaving two-car lengths between en-US their vehicle and the next are also very disen-US -en-US respectful to the cars behind them. When en-US fewer cars can enter a turning lane, others en-US have to wait through more than one cycle en-US before they can proceed through the interen-US -en-US section. When cars are spaced far apart as en-US the light turns, fewer cars can make it en-US through the light.en-US Many of the drivers who are hogging the en-US lanes are texting or using that space as their en-US office.en-US I watched one gal sitting way back from en-US the white line in the right, left turning lane. en-US When her light was green, she sat there en-US while three cars in the left, left lane proceeden-US -en-US ed through the light. When she finally en-US looked up and pulled up to the white line, en-US her light was red. Think about how this en-US inconveniences so many people.en-US Lane hogging causes more traffic backen-US -en-US ups. It causes people to be sitting in traffic en-US instead of being at their jobs being producen-US-en-US tive or being home with their families.en-USSurge Shielden-USI just read that a person was dissatisfied en-US with the Surge Shield protection that FP&L en-US offers.en-US You do not have to subscribe to it. It is not en-US mandatory.en-US I do subscribe to it and the way I look at en-US it, it is insurance on my appliances.en-US When I had a very bad surge of electricity, en-US it burned out my stove panel, softener en-US machine, fan, etc.en-US I filed a claim with FP&L and they paid en-US for everything that was damaged 100 per en-US cent. It is worth it to me to have this surge en-US protection.en-USVeterans' Benefitsen-USIt is clear that there is a lot of misunderen-US -en-US standing about veterans benefits. A recent en-US ranter mentioned that he is not eligible for en-US "veteran's preference" for employment and en-US seems to think the "VA" made that determien-US -en-US nation; when in fact, it is our elected Repreen-US-en-US sentatives in Congress who decide which en-US benefits certain veterans are eligible for. en-US Some benefits are administered by the states en-US and also have different eligibility requireen-US -en-US ments, usually determined (again) by electen-US-en-US ed members of the State legislatures. It is en-US important to know how candidates will vote en-US on Veteran's Benefits issues before you elect en-US them to office.en-US Veterans (and their families if the veteran en-US is deceased) need to ask the right people for en-US help in determining their benefits. For en-US example, the regional office of the Veteran's en-US Affairs Dept can be reached at 800-827-en-US 1000. Most Veterans' Service Organizations en-US (DAV, AMVETS, VFW, American Legion, en-US etc) have local representatives which can be en-USfound in the phone book. The county goven-US -en-US ernments also have numbers listed where en-US veterans can get good information and often en-US get help in applying for benefits. en-US I can't list them all here, but please take en-US the time to look into what you are eligible en-US for, because it does vary by time in service, en-US service dates, assignments while on active en-US duty, etc.en-USRe: renting a surge en-US protector from FPLen-USSolution: I purchased my own surge proen-US-en-US tector at Home Depot for about $60 and en-US installed it inside of my own fuse box. Cake Lady Custom en-USCakes in Fort en-US Pierce held an en-US Edible Succulent en-US Class on August 7. en-US Here, Jennifer Brova en-US puts some final en-US touches to her en-US garden.en-USSevin Bullwinkleen-US staff photographer en-USLearning cake art


en-US 7 Save hundreds of dollars every week with coupons & discounts from our local advertisers! 150277 (MAIN) Meet Baxter en-USI am a very handsome young man who is looking for the right forever family to love me. en-US I am a 4 year old Bassett Hound/mix who has a best friend that is a chocolate lab. I enjoy en-US rolling around in the grass, following a trail (I would make an excellent detective, and en-US pleasing the people I love. I am housebroken and I walk well on a leash.en-US Please visit Baxter, and all his adoptable friends, at our Port St. Lucie feature room located en-US at 8890 NW Glades Cut-o Rd. For more information on our pets and programs please en-US contact us at 772-461-0687.en-USLooking for a home become the largest community banking en-UScompany in the state of Florida by assets, en-US market capitalization, deposit market share en-US and branch footprint. en-US Our partnerships with Harbor Comen-US -en-US munity Bank and Sunshine Bank are the en-US logical next step to fulfill our vision of en-US becoming Floridas bank, said John Coren-US -en-US bett, President & Chief Executive Officer of en-US CenterState. We are excited to welcome en-US Harbors employees as well as Sunshines en-US employees to the CenterState family and en-US look forward to working with them. en-US Upon completion of the Harbor merger, en-US Mike Brown, Sr., Chairman and Chief en-US Executive Officer of Harbor, will join the en-US CenterState board of directors. We are en-US very pleased about combining Harbor with en-US CenterState given the similarities in culture en-US and look forward to being part of Centeren-US -en-US State as it continues to build the largest en-US community bank in Florida, noted Mr. en-US Brown. en-US Based on June 30, 2017 results, includen-US -en-US ing the impact of purchase accounting, the en-US combined company is expected to have pro en-US forma approximately $10.1 billion in assets, en-US $6.6 billion in loans and $8.1 billion in en-US deposits, and would expand and strengthen-US-en-US en CenterStates presence in key Florida en-US markets. The two transactions combined en-US are expected to result in midsingle-digit en-US EPS accretion and minimal tangible book en-US value dilution, expected to be earned back en-US in less than three years on a fully phased in en-US basis, including the impact of CenterState en-US crossing $10 billion in assets. en-US Subject to the terms of the Sunshine en-US merger agreement, Sunshine shareholders en-US will receive 0.89 shares of CSFL common en-US stock for each outstanding share of Sunen-US-en-US shine. Based on CSFLs stock price of en-US $23.93 as of August 11, 2017, this equates en-US to a per share value of $21.30 and an aggreen-US -en-US gate deal value of $176.7 million. en-US Our Board and management recognize en-US the strategic significance of combining en-US with CenterState, pro forma with Harbor, en-US said Andrew Samuel, President and Chief en-US Executive Officer of Sunshine. With this en-US merger, we will build on our heritage in en-US community banking while providing even en-US greater strength, size and stability to our en-US customers, employees, shareholders and en-US the communities we serve. en-US Each of the Harbor and Sunshine merger en-US agreements has been unanimously en-US approved by the CenterState board of en-US directors. The Harbor board of directors en-US has unanimously approved the Harbor en-US merger agreement, and the Sunshine board en-US of directors has unanimously approved the en-US Sunshine merger agreement. Completion en-US of the Harbor merger is subject to customen-US-en-US ary closing conditions, including receipt of en-US required regulatory approvals and the en-US approval by the shareholders of both Haren-US -en-US bor and CenterState. Completion of the en-US Sunshine merger also is subject to customen-US -en-US ary closing conditions, including receipt of en-US required regulatory approvals and the en-US approval by the shareholders of Sunshine. en-US Each of the transactions is expected to en-US close in the first quarter of 2018 and is not en-US conditioned on the other. en-USBanken-USFrom page 1 clippers and any personal gardening tools you prefer. Lunch is served; core and school students can earn double volunteer hours. For more information, call (772) 337-1959.en-USWEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20en-US en-US Care for Caregivers support group: en-US 6:30-8 p.m., third Wednesday each month, en-US Suncoast Mental Health Center, 2814 S. en-US U.S. 1, Suite D4, Fort Pierce. A new support en-US group for individuals, family members and en-US others who play the role of caregiver to a en-US person who struggles with a mental illness. en-US The groups facilitator is volunteer mental en-US health advocate Diego Gonzalez. en-US For more en-US information, contact Diego Gonzalez at en-US (772) 577-4024, en-US, en-US or en-US Deb Pizzimenti at Suncoast, (772) 291-en-US 3210, en-US, SEPT. 21en-US en-US Writers Group:en-US 1-3 p.m., Lakewood en-US Park Branch Library, 7605 Santa Barbara en-US Drive, Fort Pierce. Get together with other en-US writers to read and provide feedback on en-US each others work at this new program, en-US scheduled for the first and third Thursday en-US of each month. en-US For more information, en-US contact the staff at (772) 462-6870, email en-US en-US or visit en-US http://en-US, SEPT. 26 Society of American Magicians, Local Assembly 172, meeting: Fourth Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at St. Lucie Lanes, 6759 US Highway 1, Port St. Lucie. Members include hobbyists, amateurs, part time and professional magicians who all love and enjoy the art of magic. Free. Public is welcome. For more information, call Dean Devitt at (772) 3328412 or Matt Musgrave at (772) 5196048.en-USTHROUGH SEPT. 30en-US en-US County-wide fertilizer ban:en-US Runs June en-US 1 through Sept. 30. Fertilization with en-US nitrogen or phosphorus is prohibited during en-US this period. (From Oct. 1 through May 30, en-US all fertilizer application products must en-US contain at least 50 percent slow-release en-US nitrogen and 0 percent phosphorus unless en-US soil test indicates deficiency.) This ban en-US applies to all businesses and residences in en-US unincorporated St. Lucie County, as well as en-US the cities of Fort Pierce and Port St. Lucie. en-US For more information, visit en-US http://stlucie.en-US en-US or contact Kate en-US Rotindo, Urban Horticulture Agent at the en-US St. Lucie County Extension Office, at (772) en-US 462-1660 or en-US EVENTSen-US en-US Free Meditation Classes:en-US Non duality en-US and self inquiry: Who am I? How to chatter en-US mind to stillness, free from stress & illness. en-US Presented by Ted Leitho who has been en-US teaching ancient techniques for enlightenen-US -en-US ment for over 20 years. All donations go to en-US help the churchFree. Saturdays at 10 a.m. en-US at Port St. Lucie Community Center, 2195 en-US S.E. Airoso Blvd., Port St. Lucie, and en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 8en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 2


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The county and company en-US entered into an arrangement that en-US encourages Maverick Boats to create 100 en-US jobs in a future expansion and the counen-US -en-US ty has offered the money in tax abateen-US -en-US ments if certain conditions are met.en-US The expansion will see more than en-US $6.5M pumped into future operations at en-US the current facility on St. Lucie Bouleen-US -en-US vard and the average wages of future en-US staff will be nearly $17 per hour. That en-US step, said St. Lucie County Commission en-US Chairman Chris Dzadovsky, is not only en-US a boost to the company but to the county en-US as well because it helps circulate more en-US local money into the economy.en-US What we were able to accomplish en-US because there was such good cooperaen-US-en-US tion with the owner and his group as en-US well as our fast-tracking we were able en-US to achieve in an eight-week period puten-US -en-US ting their plan together, with the site en-US plan and the architectural review and en-US getting through the permit process and en-US achieving agreements where they will en-US build in two phases, Chairman Dzaen-US-en-US dovsky said.en-US The St. Lucie County Commission en-US approved the plan last week as a partial en-US reward for the more than three decades en-US it has been operating on the Treasure en-US Coast. It also was a measure to ensure en-US the company will not seek a move elseen-US -en-US where. Maverick runs much of its operaen-US-en-US tions out of the St. Lucie County Airen-US -en-US port, but that situation is inconvenient en-US for the company, Chairman Dzadovsky en-US said.en-US Now that the recession has ended en-US and the economy is turning around, they en-US see strong boat orders and they wanted en-US to remain in St. Lucie County but be able en-US to expand exponentially, Chairman en-US Dzadovsky said. So Scott Deal the en-US owner came to us and engaged our en-US business navigator Peter Jones and also en-US worked with Pete Tesch (President of the en-US Economic Development Council of St. en-US Lucie County) and Jill Marasa.en-US The negotiations meant the county en-US and company could get added assistance en-US from the Florida Economic Developen-US -en-US ment Council and combine that with job en-US incentive grants.en-US The company has two years to comen-US -en-US plete the process. Then the money would en-US be paid at about 20 percent a yearfrom en-US 2019 to 2023, but failure to meet those en-US goals would cancel the grant as would a en-US circumstance where the average wage at en-US the company shifts to less than $35,000.en-US They plan to build a 135,000-square-en-US foot facility of which about 100,000 en-US square feet of that is going to be manuen-US-en-US facturing space and the other is going to en-US be office and storage space, Chairman en-US Dzadovsky said. Then phase two is en-US going to be another 100,000-square foot en-US building, depending on the success of en-US phase one.en-US The company has more than 270 peoen-US-en-US ple on the payroll now. The expansion en-US could take about two years to complete en-US with 50 new jobs created one year and en-US the same number the next. Thereafter, en-US the incentive money will be paid out in en-US 20-percent increments between 2019 en-US and 2023, and the company must submit en-US reports pertaining to job creation and en-US the pay structure of the workers hired. en-US Chairman Dzadovsky said the total en-US number of jobs created actually could be en-US as many as 200 if all goes according to en-US plan at the end of phase two of the en-US expansion.en-USBoat Company gets boostBy Gaylon en-USSundays at 8:30 a.m. at Unity Church in en-US Jensen Beach. en-USPlease call (772) 777-3250 en-US in the mornings to reserve your seat. en-US en-US Weekly Storytime Jam:en-US Tuesdays at en-US 10:30 a.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. en-US Designed for ages 2-5, this interactive en-US program will have your young ones clapping, en-US dancing, singing and listening to stories each en-US week. en-US For more information, call (772) 462-en-US 2154 or visit en-US en-US or en-US email en-US en-US Restless Leg Syndrome support group:en-US en-US There is new updated information to share en-US regarding this debilitating disease, as well as en-US free brochures. en-US For more information, call en-US Mary at (423) 390-1187.en-US en-US The Treasure Coast Woodcarversen-US meet en-US on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to en-US noon at the Walton Community Center, en-US 11090 Ridge Ave., Fort Pierce, (near the en-US Walton Road and Lake Shore Drive en-US intersection.) All persons age 16 and above en-US are welcome. No experience necessary. en-US For en-US more information, visiten-US www.tcwoodcarvers.en-US com.en-US en-US New group for tech savvy seniors:en-US en-US Meets from 10-11:30 a.m., first and third en-US Thursday each month, starting May 1, at the en-US Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library, 3008 en-US Avenue D, Fort Pierce. Free program is en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 7en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 9


en-US 9 en-USHow strong is your password?en-USSen-UStrong password requirements (like en-US using upper and lower cases, at least en-US one number and maybe a special en-US character) cause a lot of frustration for en-US computer users. There is however, a way to en-US manage your passwords without sacrificing en-US security for convenience and the best part is en-US the solution is available for free. en-US Lets start at the beginning the en-US computers login screen. en-US Whether you are running Windows, en-US Mac, Linux or any of the other operating en-US systems out there, when the system boots en-US up it will look for a password. Now sure, I en-US know what some of you are thinking, I en-US dont have to enter a password when my en-US machine boots up so you must be wrong. en-US Well, that isnt entirely true, its just that en-US most machines will give the user the ability en-US to either auto logon or not require a en-US password at all at boot up. This is one of en-US those instances where people will sacrifice en-US security for convenience. People dont want en-US to be bothered entering their password en-US every time so the system gets set up without en-US it. en-US Sure its convenient but the problem is en-US now anyone who sits in front of your en-US machine and turns it on will be able to get en-US in and have access to all your stuff. Many en-US people choose to go this route thinking that en-US hey, Im the only one that uses this en-US machine so I dont need it asking for a en-US password every time but if we are en-US talking about a laptop (which is portable) en-US that can be a disaster waiting to happen if it en-US ever gets lost or stolen. If its a desktop en-US machine the argument seems a little more en-US valid but it wont protect you if there is a en-US break in or some other unauthorized user en-US gains access to your machine (either en-US physically or gets in through the internet). en-US The fact of the matter is that if your en-US machine is connected to the network then en-US there should be a password in place to en-US protect your files. en-US The next area where people sacrifice en-US security is in password strength. Weak en-US passwords are passwords that may be easy en-US to remember but they are often short en-US dictionary words that can be cracked in a en-US matter of minutes by any of the available en-US password cracking utilities that are out en-US there. Passwords like god, monkey, or en-US any other word found in the dictionary may en-US be short and easy to remember but they are en-US also the first things that these password en-US cracking utilities will try. Thats why many en-US sites (and programs) will insist en-US on including upper and lower en-US cases, some numbers and even a en-US special character or two. en-US MonKey!387 is a hell of a lot en-US harder for someone to crack en-US than just the word monkey. en-US Sure, it may be a little more en-US inconvenient but using a weak en-US password will just give you a en-US false sense of security. en-US The next shortcut people take en-US is in using one password for en-US everything. The reasoning en-US people use for this one is well, I cant en-US remember a different password for en-US everything so I just use the same one en-US everywhere I go and never have a problem. en-US I will be the first to admit, using the same en-US password for the windows login, email, etc. en-US is convenient but a problem can arise if en-US your password does get cracked its en-US common practice for hackers (when they en-US discover some ones user name and en-US password) to try that same username and en-US password pair everywhere. Again there are en-US tools out there that will allow someone to en-US enter a username and password and the en-US program then goes and tries them on en-US hundreds of sites (like AOL and Facebook) en-US and then provides the hacker a list of all the en-US sites where the password works. Using the en-US same password everywhere is one of the en-US ways hackers are able to take over all of the en-US services that you use. It may be a bit en-US inconvenient but using a different password en-US for every site is a lot safer than using one en-US password everywhere. en-US Earlier in this column I mentioned that en-US there is a free solution out there that solves en-US these issues. Open up your browser and en-US pull up en-US www.keepass.comen-US. Keepass is a free en-US (open source) program that will allow you en-US to store and manage all of your passwords en-US in one place so you dont have to rely on en-US post it notes all over your desk. Use Keepass en-US to create unique strong passwords for all en-US of your sites and you wont need to sacrifice en-US security for convenience. en-US Sean McCarthy fixes computers. He can be en-US reached at 888-752-9049 or en-US help@Compuen-US -en-US en-US (no hyphens). COMPUTE THIS en-USSEAN MCCARTHY en-UScondominium building. en-US Its pretty much in there right around 65 en-US feet, plus maybe a small percentage for en-US architectural embellishments, she said. en-US Commissioner Jeremiah Johnson wonen-US-en-US dered if other downtown zoning might en-US cover building heights. en-US Our Downtown Overlay District doesnt en-US talk about heights? he asked. en-US The Downtown Overlay does not specify en-US a height, while the South Beach Overlay en-US does put one in place, Ms. Grohall responden-US -en-US ed. It might have been the intent to have en-US one put in, but that was not the outcome.en-US Commissioner Rufus Alexander quesen-US -en-US tioned if the lack of a limit might have been en-US intentional. en-US So youre telling me our infamous leaden-US -en-US ers didnt have an intent to include a height en-US limit but now we can intend to include one en-US now? he said. So evidently they didnt en-US intend to have one, right?en-US I cant speak for what went on in the en-US past, she answered. All I can tell you is that en-US there is not currently a height limit in place.en-US When Ms. Grohall asked the Commisen-US -en-US sion to suggest some height limits, she disen-US -en-US covered none of its members had an appeen-US -en-US tite to do so. en-US I dont have any interest in introducing a en-US height limit downtown, Mayor Hudson en-US said. en-US Commissioner Reginald Sessions conen-US -en-US curred.en-US I like it the way it is, he said. en-USCommissioner Thomas Perona hinted en-US that the Commission could make excepen-US-en-US tions if it decided on an appropriate height en-US limit downtown.en-US Theres probably more exceptions than en-US not -I mean it depends on the application en-US and the place, he said. Therefore if we did en-US have some general restriction, wed definiteen-US-en-US ly have an ability to have an appeal to the en-US Commission to be able to decide if that paren-US -en-US ticular use was something we wanted to see en-US or not.en-US When Commissioner Perona asked if any en-US developer had ever submitted an applicaen-US -en-US tion for anything over 60 feet, the Planning en-US Director said market forces had so far limiten-US -en-US ed that effort. en-US We havent, and some of that could be en-US due to the construction costs, Ms. Grohall en-US explained. Construction costs typically for en-US a one-to-three-story building are, lets just en-US say a million dollars for round numbers. en-US Construction costs for a four-to-five-story en-US building go up by about 10 times, and when en-US you go over that, your costs increase signifien-US -en-US cantly. Theres a significant amount of suben-US -en-US terranean work that has to be done, and of en-US course vertical accessibility issues. Theres a en-US big differential in access when youre en-US talking about an eight story building, so en-US costs may have been a limiting factor in the en-US past.en-US Commissioner Sessions worried that en-US implementing a height limit might discouren-US -en-US age future investment in the already tight en-US downtown area.en-USAs density increases and you have a small en-US land mass, what can no longer spread out en-US must go up, he said. So Im really not, at en-US least from my perspective, putting a limitaen-US -en-US tion. I question the ones that we have in en-US place, let alone the ones that we dont have en-US in place. As far as downtown is concerned, en-US Im not interested in putting a restriction on en-US it for that reason.en-US Commissioner Jeremiah Johnson agreed, en-US saying he believed a 65-foot height limit was en-US discussed by a previous city commission but en-US never implemented. en-US I just remember we talked about it when en-US I was on the Planning Board, he said. en-US Maybe the City Commission never ratified en-US it. I dont believe that a restriction should be en-US in place because it comes per application: en-US We can evaluate it and look at the lay of the en-US land.en-US For her part Mayor Hudson didnt want en-US any future downtown height limits to disen-US -en-US may a potential developer of the old King en-US Power Plant property on North Indian River en-US Drive, which the city has tried to market for en-US the last several years and even turned down en-US one development due to community resisen-US -en-US tance.en-US Were going to have a Request For Proen-US-en-US posal for the King Power Plant property, en-US right? she asked. Is this property included en-US in what were talking about right now and en-US considered downtown?en-US Ms. Grohall allayed her fears.en-US There is no height limit for the area en-US where the King property is, she explained. en-US Commissioner Perona believes the Comen-US -en-US mission needs to understand the imporen-US -en-US tance of a citys wow factor when determinen-US -en-US ing any future height limitations. en-USThe interest that I have is not so much en-US the height, but the vista of the city from the en-US river perspective -its very, very important, en-US he insisted. If you think about all of the en-US communities that you come over a bridge en-US [to] and you take a look at, thats the image en-US that you have. I just think its real important en-US to always keep that in mind as we move foren-US -en-US ward.en-USdesigned to provide hands-on computer en-US instruction, including the basics of en-US computing, keeping in touch with family and en-US friends, and saving money on grocery bills en-US with couponing websites. en-US For more en-US information, call (772) 462-2154 or visit en-US en-US Wednesday Green Market: en-USNoon to 6 en-US p.m., rain or shine, in Fort Pierce Marina en-US Square, 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. en-US en-US Tai Chi classes:en-US Held at Oxbow Eco-en-US Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. en-US Lucie. Beginner and intermediate classes en-US are held on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Fridays en-US at 9:15 a.m. and Saturdays at 3 p.m. Tai Chi en-US Yang Form Classes are held on Fridays at en-US 10:30 a.m. Tai Chi instructors Hilde and en-US Hector Ruiz-Puyana will lead the classes, en-US designed for everyone, including those who en-US suffer from arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis en-US and balance issues. Appropriate for ages 16 en-US and older, the cost is $10 per class or $32 en-US for four classes. Reservations are required. en-US For more information, call (772) 785-5833 en-US or visit en-US en-US Gay mens book discussion group: en-US Meets on the fourth Saturday of each month en-US at 2 p.m. to discuss the chosen books, which en-US are by or about gay authors or themes. en-US Books are chosen by the participants, and en-US the discussions of characters, plots and en-US interpretations of the books are lively. en-US Meetings are held in a private home, and a en-US light snack is served. en-US For more information, en-US visit en-US http://gaymensbookdiscussiongroup.en-US Free quit smoking now classes:en-US The en-US Quit Smoking Now Program is free of charge en-US and provides free nicotine replacement en-US therapy (patches, gum, or lozenges) while en-US supplies last to those who are eligible. Class en-US is available in the area. en-US For more information en-US or to register, call (877) 819-2357 or visiten-US en-US St. Lucie Chapter of National en-US Federation of the Blind:en-US Meets monthly on en-US the second Tuesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. en-US at WQCS Radio station at Indian River State en-US College, 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce. en-US National Federation of the Blind, founded in en-US 1940, is the oldest, largest and most en-US influential organization to help blind and en-US visually impaired people in the U.S. Open to en-US all ages, including children and their parents. en-US For more information, contact Doreen en-US Franklin at (772) 284-4458.en-US TC RC Scale Boats: en-US8-11 a.m. every en-US Sunday, rain or shine, on the east side of en-US Lake Tradition in Port St. Lucie. All ages. The en-US Treasure Coast RC Scale Boaters is a radio en-US controlled model boat club promoting en-US electric scale model boating. Bring your en-US boats, questions, ideas, or just come and en-US watch. en-US Visit en-US en-USSkyen-USFrom page 1en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 8


en-US 10 1600 SOUTH 3RD St Fort Pierce772-465-8110For More Info Or To Schedule Your Tee TimeCURRENT RATES From US1, turn East on Ohio Ave. directly behind TD Bank ASK ABOUT OUR FREQUENT PLAYER PROGRAMS$$$15 A Remembering a hero this Labor day weekend en-USIen-USt is that time of year again. Your en-US moment to be a hero to those who en-US defend our freedom and their families en-US comes this Labor Day weekend. en-US Every day the men and women of our en-US armed forces put their lives on the line so en-US that we can safely enjoy our swimming en-US pools, cookouts and time with loved ones. en-US When it is time for them to come home, en-US many return bearing the scars of that en-US service. Others come home in a flag-draped en-US coffin.en-US Patriot Golf Day is about these fine men en-US and women and their families. Should you en-US tee it up over this Labor Day holiday en-US weekend, please do so at a participating en-US course. Proceeds from your round will go en-US to the families of those who have been en-US injured or killed defending our great en-US nation. en-US To fully appreciate Patriot Golf Days en-US mission, its important for you to know how en-US it came to be.en-US Brad and Brock Bucklin, twins born in en-US Grand Rapids, Michigan, were part of a en-US family of five sons of Duane Duane Buck en-US and Dawn Bucklin.en-US The boys grew up to become fine young en-US men. Trying to find direction in his life, en-US Brock followed his brother into the en-US military, enlisting a year after his brother in en-US August of 2004. In the military Brock found en-US his way and told his father that he planned en-US to enter Officer Training School and make en-US the Army his career. en-US Brock was assigned to the 1st Battalion, en-US 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade en-US Combat Team, and 4th Infantry Division of en-US Fort Carson, Colorado. In December 2005, en-US he was called to service in Iraq.en-US On May 31, 2006, 28-year-old Corporal en-US Brock Bucklin was assisting a contractor in en-US identifying equipment for transport at en-US Forward Operating Base GABE, on the outen-US -en-US skirts of Baqubah, 40 miles northeast of en-US Baghdad. en-US The civilian contractors were responsible en-US for moving concrete barriers, the largest 12 en-US feet long, six feet high and four feet wide. en-US Each barrier weighs as much as 10 tons and en-US while they were moving them onto trailers en-US one of the trucks became stuck.en-US A cargo chain was attached between the en-US truck and another to pull it out. As the en-US workers stood off to the side, the chain en-US snapped and a broken link found Brock, en-US slicing an artery in his neck.en-US Medics arrived and provided treatment en-US to Brock. Eighteen minutes later, a en-US MEDEVAC helicopter transported him to en-US LSA Anaconda Air Force Hospital. A en-US half-hour later Brock Bucklin, having en-US served only 22 months, had died.en-US It is a tragedy when a son or daughter en-US dies before you. Its unnatural. Its the thing en-US thats unacceptable and most troubling, en-US said his father Buck.en-US Brad, stationed in Germany, was allowed en-US to accompany his brothers coffin home to en-US Grand Rapids. Then-Captain Dan Rooney, en-US a PGA Professional from Broken Arrow, en-US Oklahoma, and member of the Oklahoma en-US Air National Guard, happened to be on that en-US same flight as it carried home the body of en-US Corporal Bucklin.en-US The plane landed at 11:35 pm, and en-US Rooney watched through the planes en-US window as the Bucklins awaited Brad and en-US the coffin of their late son. Brocks son, en-US Jacob, was clinging to the leg of his mother. en-US The pilot had requested that passengers en-US remain in their seats until the remains of en-US the fallen hero could be transferred to his en-US family. Rooney looked up and saw that half en-US of the passengers had left the plane. In that en-US moment, Rooney was inspired to give back en-US to the families of fallen heroes.en-US A little over a year after Brocks funeral, en-US Rooney called Buck, letting him know that en-US his son, along with all the families of those en-US who had perished or became disabled in en-US the line of duty, would not be forgotten.en-US I am an ordinary person that has been en-US blessed with the extraordinary opportunity en-US to be the flight leader on the Patriot Golf en-US Day mission, says Rooney. I simply en-US planted a small seed which has been en-US cultivated by PGA Professionals and great en-US citizens around the United States.en-US Brock Bucklins son Jacob, now a en-US teenager, is the recipient of a scholarship en-US generated from Rooneys vision for en-US honoring fallen heroes The Folds of en-US Honor Foundation, and its largest fundraisen-US -en-US er, Patriot Golf Day.en-US It was good to know that something en-US good came from this, said Buck. There are en-US a lot of other sons and daughters who did en-US not come home.en-US Never could I imagine what it was that en-US Dan Rooney wanted to do, continued en-US Buck. But I know that my son would be en-US extremely proud.en-US If youd like to be a hero and honor the en-US memories of our true heroes, please do so en-US by playing at a participating course or en-US making a simple donation. en-US There are over 60 courses within an en-US hours drive of anywhere this paper is en-US delivered. For courses and additional en-US information visit en-US www.patriotgolfday.comen-US .en-US James Stammer has been an avid golfer en-US and golf enthusiast for nearly 40 years. He en-US hosts the Thursday Night Golf Show on en-US WSTU 1450-AM. Contact him aten-US stammeren-US -en-US GOLF en-USJAMES STAMMER Photo courtesy Maj Dan Rooney en-USJacob Bucklin, left, and Major en-US Dan Rooney. Cake en-USLady en-US Staci en-US Dunn en-US shows en-US off her en-US edible en-US garden. Sevin Bullwinkle/staff photographer en-USEileen Emery cuts fondant to make an edible cactus plant.en-USFun with the cake lady


2015 2015 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Fisherman's Platter w/2 sides $16 ALL U CAN EAT Shrimp $16 or Fish $14 IN ROAD RUNNER RESORT 5500 St. Lucie Blvd. (Airport Rd.) Fort Pierce. 772-801-9302 Karaoke Every Tuesday & Thursday Night 5pm-8pm By Chris Colvin Friday Night Live Music & Dancing 6pm-9pm Sat. Nites: Karaoke/OPEN MIC NITE 5 pm 9 pm Liver & Onions w/ 2 sides $10 We Now Deliver Using Chow CabBest Fried Green Tomatoes $6 Best Fried Okra $5 ARIES March 21/April 20 en-USThis week you may be very interested in techen-US -en-US nology, Aries. This interest could spur the puren-US -en-US chase of a new technological device that you en-US have had your eyes on for some time.en-USTAURUS April 21/May 21en-USFriends may be surprised to hear you requesten-US -en-US ing things, Taurus, since youre not usually en-US one to ask for help. It is okay to need some en-US assistance this week to get by.en-USGEMINI May 22/June 21en-USGemini, you may need to ask yourself some en-US difficult questions this week if you plan to en-US map out more of your future. If youre looking en-US for adventure, the goals will be different from en-US stability.en-USCANCER June 22/July 22en-USTry to show others this week that you are a en-US thoughtful person who has many life experien-US -en-US ences to share, Cancer. Try to assert yourself en-US in a calm but effective way.en-USLEO July 23/Aug. 23en-USLeo, trust the people you love and your close en-US friends. There is a good reason why you hang en-US in certain social circles. Its not the time to en-US doubt your alliances.en-USVIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-USSelf-confidence and enthusiasm helps you to en-US be a natural-born leader this week, Virgo. en-US Show coworkers just how much you can hanen-US-en-US dle and theyll take a step back.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USLibra, changes to your financial status may en-US have you looking at various ways to cut costs en-US or ways to splurge. Research all of the possien-US-en-USHoroscopes Out & about en-USFRIDAY, AUG. 25en-US en-US Pizza Jam Lock-in:en-US 6-9 p.m., Minsky en-US Gym, 750 S.W. Darwin Blvd., Port St. Lucie. en-US Children ages 6-12 will enjoy games, pizza, en-US basketball and more for $7.90 per child. en-US Parents must register their child at the front en-US desk, and children will not be allowed to en-US leave until a parent picks them up at 9 p.m. en-US Doors will be locked at 6:30 p.m. en-USFor more en-US information, call (772) 344-4142.en-USTHROUGH SATURDAY, AUG. 26en-US en-US Fort Pierce Librarys ArtSpace:en-US The en-US Fort Pierce Branch Librarys ArtSpace will en-US feature works by members of the Treasure en-US Coast Art Association on display through Aug. en-US 26. The members are dedicated to bringing a en-US greater awareness of art to the community en-US and to providing artists with an opportunity en-US to show their works at a series of galley and en-US sidewalk exhibitions. The organization also en-US gives art lovers an opportunity for service en-US and participation in art development. The en-US Fort Pierce Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane, en-US Fort Pierce, is open Tuesdays and Thursdays en-US from 9 a.m. 8 p.m., Wednesdays from 9 en-US a.m. 5:30 p.m., Fridays from 9 a.m. 5 p.m. en-US and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. 5 p.m. en-US Residents interested in displaying their en-US artwork as part of the Fort Pierce Librarys en-US non-commercial ArtSpace area should en-US contact Librarian Shelia Small at (772) 462-en-US 2199 oren-US en-USSATURDAY, AUG. 26en-US en-US Pineapple Playhouse Open House:en-US 10 en-US a.m. to noon, Pineapple Playhouse, 700 W. en-US Weatherbee Road, Fort Pierce. This season's en-US directors will give you a sneak preview of en-US their plays, you'll meet the Board of Directors en-USDining en-US &en-US Entertainmenten-USFRIDAY, AUG. 25, 2017 en-US FORT PIERCEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 11en-USHunger Action Month ready to en-US roll in Septemberen-USTREASURE COAST The month of en-US September will be filled with fun and en-US insightful events in what Treasure Coast en-US Food Bank is calling Hunger Action en-US Month. The events are designed to build en-US the stock and supply of food for clients en-US to the tune of about 200,000 meals, en-US according to organizers, and highlights en-US awareness of the issue in the tri-county en-US area.en-US TCFB has created a calendar of events en-US for every day of the month, and the fesen-US -en-US tivities kick off with the Out Laugh Hunen-US-en-US ger comedy show at the Sunrise Theatre en-US on Friday, Sept. 1, which sold out last en-US year. Another highlight of the month is en-US Pack the House, which is an annual en-US 24-hour sorting and packing event slaten-US -en-US ed to begin on Friday, Sept. 8. During en-US the event, teams of volunteers work en-US round the clock to pack food for more en-US than 200,000 meals.en-US I think its a great opportunity to get en-US people involved and raise awareness, en-USFile photoen-USMark Schimpf and his son Colin, Adam Fetterman of Palm City and en-US St. Lucie Sheriffs Department Major David Thompson prepare food en-US packages during the Treasure Coast Food Banks 24 hour Pack the en-US House event in Fort Pierce in September of 2015. en-USSeeen-US en-US HUNGERen-US page 14By Gaylon Parkergparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 15en-US Seeen-US HOROSCOPES, page 15 50% OFF GIFT CERTIFICATES


en-US 12 Assorted Shrubs 3 gal pots $5 Sylvester Palm Trees $35 per ct foot Triple Stem Christmas Palms 25 gal $100 each 772-205-96612421 N. Hwy US 1 Fort Pierce, Florida THE PALM COMPANYNext to Rootys Farm Market 772-467-0475 2421 N. HWY US 1 Fort Pierce, FL Across From Top Notch Marine Labor Day Re-OpeningROOTYS will be Closed from 8/11/17 thru 8/31/17Please Join Us for our Labor Day Weekend Re-Opening Celebration 9/1 thru 9/4For Food, Fun, Music and of course, the Freshest Seafood & Produce around. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATRONAGE. Photos by Sevin Bullwinkle/staff photographer en-USSix-year-old Liam Hickey tests his sailboat. Nine-yearen-USolds en-US Mason en-US John en-US Maserocen-US -en-US chi, Billy en-US Plummer, en-US Evian en-US Martin, en-US and en-US Chase en-US Wells race en-US their en-US Pinewood en-US Derby en-US cars. Six-yearen-USold Eva en-US Cuti puts en-US baking en-US soda in en-US her bottle en-US rocket en-US with some en-US help from en-US Bill Plumen-US-en-US mer.en-US Cub Scout Pack 479 en-US hosted their Cub Scout en-US Carnival at the Indian en-US River Presbyterian en-US Church in Fort Pierce on en-US Saturday, August 19. en-US Children made and en-US launched bottle rockets, en-US learned to tie some en-US useful knots, raced en-US Pinewood Derby cars en-US and made and raced en-US their own sailboats in en-US the Rain Gutter Regatta. en-USA day with the cub scoutsen-USNine-year-olds Jacob Cason, Aiden Stover, and Billy Plumen-US -en-US mer practice their knot tying skills.


en-US 13 Youre Always HOME At Sweeties! Great Food Served WithGood Old Fashioned Values Friendly Comfortable Atmosphere!Excellent Food For Every Budget!!!2625 S. US 1 Fort Pierce 772-828-3720Just like a family meal at Moms house! Shrimp & Ribs $12.95 Chicken & Ribs $11.95 Mexican Omelette $7.95 Spinach & Feta Omelette $8.50 Hamburger & Fries Only $5.95 Oxtails over riceOnly $9.95 Prime Rib DInner Fri-Sat-Sun Only $14.95 2 Eggs, 2 Pancakes, 2 Strips of BaconOnly $4.99 Chicken Pot Pie on biscuits Only $7.99 OPEN 7 DAYS 6AM-8PMBreakfastLunch DinnerAsk about our nightly dinner specials! en-USChris McCoen-US -en-US nnell, of en-US Jensen en-US Beach, en-US caught and en-US released this en-US snook at en-US Bob Graham en-US Beach. en-USHelp us celebrate one of the Treasure Coasts most popular pastimes by submitting a en-US photo of your most recent catch straight from local waters.en-US Email a photo of you with your fish that is at least 1 MB or 300 dpi in size en-US to en-US Write CATCH OF THE WEEK in the subject line, and in the body of the email, en-US please include the following information:en-US Your nameen-US City you live inen-US Age (if 18 or younger)en-US Type of fishen-US Approximate size of fishen-US Area you caught the fishen-US Phone number in case we have questions (will not be printed)en-USNice Catch! en-USControlling those en-US pesky mosquitoesen-USI en-UShope everybody enjoyed the historic en-US Eclipse we had this week. It was truly en-US an historic and memorable event!! en-US Baseball, apple pie and mosquitoes, all en-US these things are synonymous with our en-US American way of life. Since we spend more en-US and more of our free time relaxing en-US outdoors, these pesky creatures can make en-US life extremely uncomfortable and in some en-US cases, dangerous. Mosquitoes can be more en-US then just a menace; they can carry diseases en-US such as Malaria and West Nile Virus, just en-US to name a few. West Nile Virus has been a en-US menace for the past few years and its en-US presence has been spreading yearly. As you en-US can see, controlling mosquitoes in your en-US yard can be both beneficial for your sanity en-US as well as your health.en-US Before we talk about ways to help en-US control these pests, here are a few mosquien-US -en-US to facts. Mosquitoes have four stages of en-US development: the egg, larva, pupa, and en-US adult. Their larva and pupa stages are en-US spent in water. When the adult mosquitoes en-US emerge into the adult stage, the first thing en-US they want is your blood. Keep in mind that en-US only the female will bite. The blood en-US supplies the mosquito with the protein en-US they need for the development of her eggs. en-US The cycle then begins all over again. You en-US can see that if this continuous cycle were en-US allowed to go un-checked, you would be in en-US for a miserable summer. This year will en-US probably be a bad year for infestation en-US because of the heavy rains we have had the en-US past couple of months. There is plenty of en-US standing water for these critters to breed en-US in. en-US There are, however, many steps you can en-US take to help control these pesky critters. en-US The first thing you need to do is walk en-US around your property and try to remove en-US any old tin cans, containers and old tires. en-US Clean your gutters so they are not clogged en-US and hold standing water. If you have an en-US ornamental pond, stock it with fish. If you en-US have birdbaths and fountains, change the en-US water twice a week to keep the water from en-US getting stagnant. en-US There are also other steps you can take en-US to control the infestations such as spraying en-US the perimeter of your yard with a designaten-US -en-US ed mosquito spray. These sprays can be en-US purchased at most retail garden centers en-US and come in sprayer containers that can be en-US attached to your hose. Use and follow label en-US directions carefully! GARDEN NOOK en-USJOE ZELENAK en-USSeeen-US en-US GARDENen-US page 15


en-US 14 The perfect gift for a fun evening with friends See all available gift certificates Gift Certificates50% OFFSave BIG On Local Favorites Voted #1 BBQ Dales is a Well-Known Landmark in St Lucie County. Proudly Serving Our Community for over 55 Years. We appreciate our guests and look forward to seeing you soon! Dinner Specials Tuesday Thursday 4-9p.m. R E A D E R S C H O I C E 2014 2014 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S 3362 S. US 1 Fort Pierce, FL 34982 (772) 461-0052 Open Tues-Sat 11AM-9PM19622017 55 YEARS CELEBR ATING 55 YEARS Ralph Butler, en-USfrom Stuart, took en-US his copy of en-US Hometown News en-US to Biloxi, Missisen-US-en-US sippi, on July 28, en-US 2017. Thanks for en-US taking us along! en-USAre you a fan of the Hometown News? Well, we are inviting you to en-US take us along on your next adventure. en-US Each week, we will feature a different reader-submitted photo that showcases one en-US (or more) of our Treasure Coast residents reading the Hometown News in a unique en-US or exotic place. Whether you take a trip to the Grand Canyon or a cruise to the en-US Bahamas, bring your Hometown News with you and have someone snap a picture.en-US Email your photo (at least 1 MB in size) to en-US news@hometownnewsol.comen-US and include en-US your first and last name, the city you live in and the location/date of where the photo en-US was taken. Type TOURING WITH THE TOWNIES in the subject line. en-US Let's see how many places we can go!en-USTouring with the Townies en-USDirector of Marketing and Communicaen-US-en-US tions Triana Romero said. Also, its a en-US way to raise some funds to support what en-US we do. Its a great way to kick off the seaen-US -en-US son and to start to raise awareness in en-US September, because before you know it en-US the holidays will be here and thats not en-US the only time people are struggling with en-US hunger, but its a way to encourage peoen-US -en-US ple to start thinking about.en-US Another highlight is a series of rounden-US -en-US table discussions, which are scheduled in en-US Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counen-US-en-US ties and include community leaders disen-US -en-US cussing hunger topics pertinent to each en-US county and each ones specific needs. At en-US press time, the location for the Indian en-US River County roundtable was still to be en-US determined, but may be confirmed by en-US the end of the week.en-US We have a variety of events and calls-en-US to-action that were encouraging people en-US to participate in, and hopefully it will en-US mobilize the community to get more en-US involved, Ms. Romero said. en-US The roundtable talk takes place at 3 en-US p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6, at the Chilen-US-en-US drens Services Council of Martin Counen-US -en-US ty, located at 101 S.E. Central Parkway. en-US Attendees will hear from community en-US leaders who see child poverty and hunen-US -en-US ger in their daily work, and join the disen-US-en-US cussion of how to solve the problem in en-US Martin County, according to a press en-USrelease. The show is titled Future Genen-US -en-US erations: Addressing Child Poverty in en-US Martin County and the event is free, but en-US registration is required. Registration can en-US be completed at by en-US Aug. 30 in order to attend.en-US Then, at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at en-US the Kathy Basile Center for Training en-US Community Development at the Chilen-US-en-US drens Services Council of St. Lucie en-US County, located at 546 N.W. University en-US Blvd., Suite 201 will be Shared Prosperien-US-en-US ty: Community Solutions to Poverty en-US among St. Lucie County Families. en-US Attendance is free, but registration is en-US required by Sept. 12. Interested parties en-US can RSVP to rsvp@tcfoodbank.orgen-US Also, the community will Go Orange en-US by wearing orange onSept. 14th and en-US many areas of the communities will be lit en-US up in orange lights and other decorations en-US to raise awareness, including lights and en-US fountains turning orange, and proclamaen-US-en-US tions from our cities and counties and en-US their governing authorities.en-US This year, its been really great en-US because a lot more local groups have goten-US -en-US ten involved in terms of partnering en-US with us and offering to host an event or en-US to have some type of thing at their locaen-US -en-US tions where a portion of the proceeds get en-US donated back to us, Ms. Romero said. en-US Were just excited to see that growth and en-US that expansion of support.en-US For more information about all of en-US these events and more, please visit the en-US website at or call en-US the main office at 772-489-5673.en-USHungeren-USFrom page 11


en-US 15 en-USand take a tour of the theater. Guests can en-US also take advantage of ticket specials en-US offered exclusively during the open house, en-US renew membership, or sign up to volunteer. en-US Refreshments will be served. en-US For more en-US information, visiten-US www.pineappleplayhouse.en-US com. Puppet Theater: 10:30 a.m., fourth Saturday each month, at the Fort Pierce Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. Free. For more information, call (772) 462-2812, email pernag@stlucieco. org, or visit en-US Comedy Corner:en-US Headliner is Anthony en-US DeVito; also featuring Shannon Hall. 8:30 en-US p.m., Black Box at Sunrise Theatre, 117 S. en-US Second Street, Fort Pierce. Tickets are $15 en-US in advance, $20 at the door. en-US For tickets, en-US call (772) 461-4775 or visiten-US www.en-US en-US Treasure Coast Youth Symphony en-US auditions:en-US Auditions will be held in the en-US Jensen Beach High School band room, en-US 2875 N.W. Goldenrod Road, Jensen Beach. en-US To register to audition, and for specific en-US requirements for your preparations, visit en-US auditions-1.htmlSUNDAY, AUG. 27en-US en-US Summer Time Movie Series:en-US Showing en-US 'Grease' at 3 p.m., Sunrise Theatre, 117 S. en-US Second Street, Fort Pierce. Free. Tickets are en-US limited to four per person and must be en-US picked up in person at the box office, 10 en-US a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, or en-US two hours before each movie. en-US For more en-US information, call (772) 461-4775.en-US en-US Weekly dance:en-US 6:30-9:30 p.m., Polish en-US American Social Club, 343 NW Prima Vista en-US Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Dance to the music of en-US Permanent Affair. $8. BYOB and Soda. en-US Open to the public.en-USWEDNESDAY, AUG. 30en-US en-US Jazz Jams at the Gardens:en-US Presented en-US by the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society. en-US 6:30-9:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Botanical en-US Gardens, 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. All are welcome. $6 en-US donation, $5 for members. en-US For more en-US information, call (772) 337-1959 or visit en-US en-US Weekly Latin Dance:en-US Every en-US Wednesday night, 8-11 p.m., Midtown Grill en-US & Bar, Fort Pierce. Salsa, Merengue, en-US Bachata. $5. en-USFor more information, (703) en-US 402-3645.FRIDAY, SEPT. 1 Movie Matinee: Showing 'Lego Batman' at 3:30 p.m., Lakewood Park Branch Library, 7605 Santa Barbara Drive, Fort Pierce. Featuring the voices of Will Arnett and Michael Cera, this version of the Dark Knight battles the usual villains of Gotham City with tenderness and laughs. Best suited for ages 5-10, this animated Answers Located in the Classied Section bilities before making drastic changes. en-USSCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22en-USThere are many changes waiting to unfold in your en-US personal life, Scorpio. Take the time to listen to en-US what the stars are trying to tell you and make the en-US best decisions.en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USBringing together people and socializing is what en-US you desire this week, Sagittarius. Therefore, why en-US not host a party or organize a night out with en-US friends?en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USIt is important not to let others make decisions for en-US you, Capricorn. If you feel strongly about someen-US -en-US thing, speak up for yourself and others will notice en-US your assertiveness.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USSomeone close to you may be having difficulties en-US he or she is not able to verbalize, Aquarius. Be en-US patient with this person and help work through all en-US of the angles.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USPisces, when you act as a leader your behaviors en-US may be different from others around you. It is okay en-US to stand out for the right reasons.en-USIf you dont like to use insecticides, there en-US are a number of natural ways you can en-US utilize to make your outdoor activities en-US more enjoyable. One that works really well en-US for me is a combination of lining the en-US perimeter of your recreation area with en-US garden torches. Not only are they funcen-US -en-US tional, but they also add a great atmoen-US -en-US sphere to your evening entertaining. en-US Another great idea is to use your en-US chimmnea. Lighting a fire is not just for en-US wintertime. The smoke from the fire is a en-US natural deterrent to mosquitoes and it also en-US adds a warm feeling to your outdoor en-US palace.en-US There is yet another way to help deter en-US the pesky critters. You can line your en-US outdoor area with Citronella Geranium en-US plants. These plants are an annual that can en-US grow to be as large as 2 feet. The plant has en-US a distinctive citronella scent. The scent is en-US readily released when you rub or crush the en-US leaves of the plant. It has been said that the en-US plant can deter mosquitoes but I have not en-US been able to actually prove it. Since the en-US plants are attractive, it is worth trying. The en-US plants are easy to care for, plant in full sun en-US and in an area where it will get good air en-US circulation. The plants require a steady en-US source of a good fertilizer to keep the en-US leaves from turning yellow. The plant can en-US also be grown indoors in a container en-US providing you have a good light source. en-US The plant is also known as the Mosquito en-US plant. The plant is in the geranium family, en-US as you will see by the leaf structure. en-US Thats all for this week and I hope you en-US enjoyed the column. I will see you next en-US week with more garden tips and informaen-US -en-US tion.en-US Joe Zelenak has more than 30 years en-US experience in gardening and landscape. en-US Send e-mails to en-UShometowngarden@gmail.en-US com en-US or visit his website en-US www.hometownen-US -en-US page 11en-USGardenen-USFrom page 13en-USScopesen-USFrom page 11 en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 16


en-US 16 film is rated PG with a running time of 104 minutes. For more information about library programs, contact the staff at (772) 4626870, visit, or email en-US Out Laugh Hunger:en-US Third annual benefit en-US for the Treasure Coast Food Bank will be held en-US from 7-9:30 p.m., Sunrise Theatre, 117 S. en-US Second Street, Fort Pierce. Headliner is Brad en-US Upton, and the show will be opened by Casey en-US & Spaz and Phil Isme. General admission is en-US $25. VIP admission is $50, which includes en-US two drinks and a meet and greet. en-US For tickets, en-US call (772) 461-4775 or visit en-US www.sunrisetheen-US-en-US Friday Fest: 5:30-9 p.m., Fort Pierces Marina Square, the first Friday of every month, weather permitting. Friday Fest is a street festival to showcase downtown Fort Pierce and the waterfront in Marina Square on Melody Lane. Free admission, free parking in parking garage. For more information, visit en-US Food Truck Invasion:en-US This event is en-US hosted at Tradition Square on the first and en-US third Friday of the month from 5-9:30 p.m. en-US Catch us as we invade Tradition in Port St en-US Lucie. Well have the food trucks parked at en-US Tradition Square. This is a huge outdoor en-US picnic where food trucks of different origins, en-US cuisine and menus prepare food that is en-US cooked to order. Its not fast food and a en-US bunch of these trucks are run by chefs. A en-US great deal of fusion cuisine, comfort foods en-US and sweet treats to choose from. Be sure to en-US bring your folding chairs or blankets to picnic en-US on the lawn at Tradition Town Hall.SUNDAY, SEPT. 3en-US en-US Weekly dance:en-US 6:30-9:30 p.m., Polish en-US American Social Club, 343 NW Prima Vista en-US Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Dance to the music of en-US Permanent Affair. $8. BYOB and Soda. Open en-US to the public.WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 6 Jazz Jams at the Gardens: Presented by the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society. 6:30-9:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. All are welcome. $6 donation, $5 for members. For more information, call (772) 337-1959 or visit en-US Weekly Latin Dance:en-US Every Wednesday en-US night, 8-11 p.m., Midtown Grill & Bar, Fort en-US Pierce. Salsa, Merengue, Bachata. $5. en-USFor en-US more information, (703) 402-3645.en-USTHURSDAY, SEPT. 7 SUNDAY, SEPT. 24 The Lady Swims Today: A drama by H.G. Brown will be presented by the Pineapple Playhouse, 700 W. Weatherbee Road, Fort Pierce. Welcome to the Carney Hook Marina Motel, where three desperate men are tempted to join the heist of a lifetime. When these schemers and dreamers come up against three women with plans of their own, the course to a fortune is threatened by more than bad weather. Show runs Sept. 7 through Sept. 24. Show times are Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Individual tickets are $20. Student, group prices and season tickets available. For tickets, call (772) 465-0366 or visit www., SEPT. 8 SATURDAY, SEPT. 9en-US en-US Pack the House:en-US Noon Friday to noon en-US Saturday, Treasure Coast Food Bank, 401 en-US Angle Road, Fort Pierce. Volunteers of all en-US ages will come together to sort food and en-US create more than 200,000 meals in 24 en-US hours for those who are food insecure here en-US on the Treasure Coast. As a part of the en-US National Day of Service, Treasure Coast Food en-US Bank will kick-off the event with a color en-US guard, local dignitaries and service personen-US-en-US nel to honor those lost on 9/11. The event en-US begins at noon on Friday, Sept. 8, followed by en-US lunch provided courtesy of Moonswiners en-US Bar-B-Q. Enjoy music, karaoke, midnight en-US zumba, arts & crafts and great food en-US generously provided by local restaurants and en-US vendors. en-US For sponsorship opportunities or en-US more information, contact Gary Porter at en-US (772) 446-1752 or en-US, SEPT. 9en-US en-US Movie Matinee:en-US 2 p.m., Morningside en-US Branch Library, 2410 Morningside Blvd., Port en-US St. Lucie. Monthly matinee on the second en-US Saturday. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 337-5632 or email, SEPT. 10en-US en-US Sarahs Tea Party:en-US 2-4 p.m., Port St. en-US Lucie Botanical Gardens, 2410 S.E. en-US Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Enjoy the en-US beautiful gardens, prizes and raffles, an en-US award for the best hat, plus fresh finger en-US foods and a variety of lovely teas at the party, en-US sponsored by the Sarahs Kitchen Ladies en-US Auxiliary. Tickets are $25. en-US Call Julie at (772) en-US 834-2818 to reserve your seat or visit en-US www.en-US Treasure Coast Fall Bridal Show: 1-4 p.m., Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9221 Civic Center Place, Port St. Lucie. Meet some of the best wedding vendors on the Treasure Coast, along with tasting catering menus and seeing centerpieces, a fashion show, and more. $5. Song Circle and Folk Jam: 3-5 p.m., Savannas Preserve State Park, 2541 S.E. Walton Road, Port St. Lucie. Bring a stringed instrument and enjoy an informal folk jam with members of the community, or just listen. Free with paid park admission ($3 per car). Visit en-US Weekly dance:en-US 6:30-9:30 p.m., Polish en-US American Social Club, 343 NW Prima Vista en-US Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Dance to the music of en-US Permanent Affair. $8. BYOB and Soda. Open en-US to the public.en-USSUNDAY, SEPT. 10 TUESDAY, SEPT. 12en-US en-US Open Auditions:en-US For But Why Bump Off en-US Barnaby?' to be presented by the Pineapple en-US Playhouse in Fort Pierce from Nov. 2 through en-US Nov. 19. Auditions are open to the public and en-US require no prior stage experience. en-US Registration is at 6:30 p.m., and auditions en-US are cold reads from the shows script. For en-US more information, visit www.en-US, SEPT. 13en-US en-US Jazz Jams at the Gardens:en-US Presented by en-US the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society. en-US 6:30-9:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Botanical en-US Gardens, 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. All are welcome. $6 donation, en-US $5 for members. en-USFor more information, call en-US (772) 337-1959 or visit en-US en-US Weekly Latin Dance:en-US Every Wednesday en-US night, 8-11 p.m., Midtown Grill & Bar, Fort en-US Pierce. 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en-US 20 6 FOOT BOOKCASE FROM $ 69 MUST PRESENT THIS AD AT TIME OF SALE FOR THESE HUGE SAVINGS NO EXCEPTION!2822 S. U.S. #1, Ft. Pierce(772)466-7022 (772)564-2020 The Original WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. PRICES AND FREE OFFERS ARE NOT VALID ON PRIOR PURCHASES. FREE OFFERS AND NO INTEREST OFFERS ARE NOT VALID ON NEGOTIATED PRICES. MILITARY, POLICE, FIRE DEPARTMENT, INTERNET DISCOUNT CANNOT BE COMBINED OR USED ON AD ITEMS OR COUPONS. SOME ITEMS ARE ONE OF A KIND AND CANNOT BE PUT ON LAYAWAY. SOME PICTURES ARE FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSE ONLY. SAME DAY DELIVERY PURCHASE TO STUART, PORT ST LUCIE, FORT PIERCE, OR VERO MUST BE MADE BY 3 PM. NO SUNDAY OR HOLIDAY DELIVERIES.Mon-Fri 10am-8pm Sat 10am-6pm Sun 12-5pmALWAYS IMITATED NEVER EQUALEDDISCOUNT Bad Credit, No Credit, No Problem. We can get furniture in your home. NO CREDIT NEEDED Provided by Progressive TV ConsolesFrom $69 OVER 45 MATTRESSES ON DISPLAY EURO TOPTWIN FROM $69 EA. PC. $ 89 EA. PC. FULL FROM $89 EA. PC. $109 EA. PC. QUEEN FROM $99 EA. PC. $126 EA. PC. KING FROM $99 EA. PC. $126 EA. PC.EACH PIECE PRICES SOLD IN SETS. KING SETS ARE 3 PIECES. MATTRESSES ONLY ARE SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Memory Foam MattressTwin................$199 Full..................$269 Queen.............$289 King................$399 STOP!!! DO NOT BE FOOLED BY THE IMITATORS THERE IS ONLY 1 ORIGINAL DISCOUNT FURNITURE LOCATED ONLY IN FORT PIERCEFREE EASY LAYAWAY NO TIME RESTRICTIONS NO INTEREST!!! RECLINERS from $ 179 DAYBED W/MATTRESSS $ 249 CHEST WITH 4 DRAWERS$95 HEAD AND FOOT LIFT WIRELESS BACK LIT REMOTE CONTROL FROM $550 CLOSE OUT SPECIALS!Storage Ottomans SMALL $19 MEDIUM $38 LARGE $49 SWIVEL COUNTER STOOL OR BARSTOOL $35 COMPUTER DESK $49 AREA RUGS $49 TABLE WITH WINE RACK $49 COUNTER TABLE AND 2-STOOLS $149 SWIVEL RECLINER $149 SLEEPER $399 FREE DELIVERY AND "SET UP"!!Only with this coupon.Free delivery and installed areas eligible: Stuart, Jensen Beach, Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce and Vero Beach with your minimum purchase of $999, or more excluding tax. Cannot be combined with any other oers. 0% INTEREST FINANCING AVAILABLE BLOW OUT STOREWIDE REDUCTIONS IN EVERY DEPARTMENTon display models, one of a kind, scratch & dent THIS IS THE FRONT OF OUR SHOWROOM Your Choice of 7 ColorsSofa compare to $499 Discount Price $298 Sofa & Loveseat compare to $899 Discount Price $599 Wood Table & 6-ChairsCompare to $739 Discount Price $399 Dresser, Mirror, Headboard, Footboard, Rails, Slats, and Nightstand w/usb charging Compare to $1299 Discount Price $699 Dual Reclining Sectional w/Storage Choice of color: Pewter or Mocha compare $1859 Discount Price $997