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FORT PIERCETHE BEACHES LAKEWOOD PARK Vol. 16, No. 41 en-USFriday, March 9, 2018 en-US@HometownNewsStLucie @hometownnewsslc @HometownNewsSLC Ft. Pierce/Lakewood Park5009 Turnpike Feeder Rd. Ft. Pierce, FL 34951772-489-3700 We Care For Your Family Like Its Our Own!St. Lucie West1707 NW St. Lucie West Blvd.,Suite 166 (Between 5-Guys and Panera Bread)Port St. Lucie, FL BUTTERFIELDS LOYALTY PROGRAM Already Signed Up? Be Sure To Get Your New Key Tag! Ft. Pierce/Lakewood Park5009 Turnpike Feeder Rd. Ft. Pierce, FL 34951772-489-3700 We Care For Your Family Like Its Our Own!St. Lucie West1707 NW St. Lucie West Blvd.,Suite 166 (Between 5-Guys and Panera Bread)Port St. Lucie, FL BUTTERFIELDS LOYALTY PROGRAM Already Signed Up? Be Sure To Get Your New Key Tag! Ft. Pierce/Lakewood Park 5009 Turnpike Feeder Rd. Ft. Pierce, FL 34951 772-489-3700 St. Lucie West 1707 NW St. Lucie West Blvd.,Suite 166(Between 5-Guys and Panera Bread)Port St. Lucie, FL 34986 772-323-2090 We Care For Your Family Like Its Our Own! 2822 S. U.S. #1, Fort Pierce (772) 466-7022The OriginalDISCOUNT 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-USSPRING FORWARD en-USDAYLIGHT-SAVING en-US TIME BEGINS!en-USRemember to set your clock en-US forward by one hour before en-US Sunday morning for en-US Daylight-Saving Time LOOKING FOR A HOME 7 en-USWould you like to meet a en-US loving older cat with lots en-US of affection to give? Visit en-US Dogs and Cats Forever en-USMEET ELVIS en-USENTERTAINMENT 11en-USAre you getting ready to en-US celebrate St. Patrick's Day? en-US If so, check out some of the en-US exciting events taking place en-US locally en-USMAKING PLANS? en-USTOWNIES 13en-USThis week's travels took en-US Hometown News to en-US Memphis! en-USHTN VISITS en-US GRACELAND en-USINDEX Classified 15 Crossword en-US10 Horoscopes en-US11 Out & About 11 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6 en-USCOMMUNITY CALENDARen-USSee en-US community en-US events on en-US page 2 Staff photographer/Sevin Bullwinkle en-USFrances Robinson, 11, and Deshawn King, 10, ride the Rock Star.en-USThe 53nd en-US Annual St. en-US Lucie en-US County Fair en-US closed out en-US its 10-day en-US stay this en-US past en-US weekend. en-US For more en-US information en-US about next en-US year's event, en-US visit www.en-US stluciecounen-US -en-US en-USUntil next year... en-USPORT ST. LUCIE -The City Council en-US unanimously approved a resolution Feb. en-US 26 exempting the Ardie R. Copas State en-US Veterans Nursing Home from a portion en-US of its landscape buffer requirement in en-US order keep the project on track for its en-US March 20 groundbreaking in Tradition.en-US The city landscape code requires both en-US a wall and landscaping to separate instien-US-en-US tutional uses from residential areas, but en-US development of the nursing home ran en-US into a roadblock due to a conflict with a en-US utility easement running along the easten-US -en-US ern boundary of the property.en-US Planning & Zoning Director Patti en-US Tobin told Council members that the en-US neighboring property owner, Minto en-US Townpark, LLC, actually came to the resen-US -en-US cue.en-US The property owner to the east of the en-US Veterans Nursing Home has worked out en-US an agreement with the nursing home and en-USOfficials en-US solve en-US snag with en-US veterans en-US facilityen-USPort St. Lucie works with en-US county officials and en-US Veterans Administration en-US to work out problem en-US with bufferingen-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown Newsen-USSeeen-US Facility, page 4en-USFORT PIERCE -The Fort Pierce Redevelopen-US -en-US ment Agency unanimously approved the extenen-US -en-US sion of the submerged land lease at Fishermans en-US Wharf Feb. 20 with the State of Florida so the city en-US can continue pursuing its plans to develop a en-US 42-slip commercial docking facility at the site. en-US The agreement will continue the annual payen-US -en-US ments of $4,905 to the Board of Trustees of the en-US Internal Improvement Trust Fund. en-US Fort Pierce Planning Director Rebecca Grohall en-US explained that the citys current lease on the suben-US -en-US merged lands has expired and officials needed the en-US new agreement to continue work on the location en-US until the state drafts a new lease agreement. en-USSubmerged lands lease en-US extended at Wharfen-USRedevelopment Agency Board approves $5 million annual en-US payment for 10 more yearsen-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown Newsen-USSeeen-US en-US WHARFen-US page 8


en-US 2 en-USCommunity calendaren-US Community notes Wellness Exams Spay & Neuter Vaccinations Preventative Care Dentistry Soft Tissue Surgery Radiography Microchipping Medical Boarding Pain Management Pharmacy709 N. US1 PELICAN CENTER US1 & SEAWAY DR. FORT PIERCE, FL 772-242-8320 OFFICE VISITS ONLY$40OFFICE HOURS: Drs. Hours..M, T, Th & F 8am-6pm Reception Only..Wed 8am-6pm Saturdays..8am-4pm Closed SundaysDr. Michael OConnor, D.V.M. Voted Best Veterinary Clinic by the Readers of Ft. Pierce Blue Water Coins Over 30 years experience specializing in large, estate coin & stamp purchases. Bullion Broker that can buy back or acquire for you. INSTANT FUNDS NO DEAL TOO LARGE HOUSE CALLS 772.529.1008 Greg Harding NEED CASH? WE BUY: All Coins (rare coins) Stamp Collections Paper Money (rare) Gold All Bullion Custom Jewelry Diamonds Silver Rolex Watches Vintage & Pocket Watches Collectible Firearms Military Items we areNOW HIRING GRAPHIC DESIGNER GRAPHIC DESIGNER GRAPHIC DESIGNER Requirements!Working knowledge of basic newspaper prepress & full color printing process Deadline Pressure and shifting priorities In-House Full Time Position 4 days (30-36 hours a week) PsPlease email your resume to opportunity@hometownnewsol.comEOE / We Drug Test SATURDAY, MARCH 10 en-US en-US Wild River Kayak Excursion:en-US 9 a.m. to en-US 12:30 p.m., Richard E. Becker Preserve, en-US 3398 Selvitz Road, Fort Pierce. Discover en-US the picturesque St. Lucie River by kayak on en-US this guided adventure along our local en-US aquatic preserve. Learn to identify en-US numerous birds, trees, and flowers along en-US the way. Kayaks, US Coast Guard approved en-US personal flotation devices, and paddles en-US provided (you may also provide your own en-US equipment if desired). The cost is $10 per en-US person. Must RSVP. en-US No online registration, en-US call (772) 462-2526 to reserve your en-US space.en-US en-US Tours of the Oxbow:en-US 11 a.m., every en-US Saturday through April 14, Oxbow Eco-en-US Center, 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. en-US Lucie. Thirty minute tours are meant for en-US people of all ages and abilities, and en-US include a brief history of the 225-acre en-US property, an introduction to the exhibit hall, en-US a walk through the gardens and a short en-US stroll through the beautiful preserve. Free. en-US Drop-ins are encouraged; no reservations en-US required. en-US For more information, call (772) en-US 785-5833 or visit en-US en-US Sunset Nature Photography Hike:en-US en-US 5-6:30 p.m., George LeStrange Preserve, en-US 4911 Ralls Road, Fort Pierce. This site is en-US well known for its fantastic sunsets. en-US Capture a beautiful moment in time during en-US this guided nature photography hike. Well en-US scout for the areas wild beauty and en-US experiment with artistic elements that help en-US create a great image. We'll begin by hiking en-US the trail along the creek and wrap up our en-US adventure around the lake as the sun sets. en-US Bring your camera or smartphone. Free, en-US reservations are required, space is limited. en-US Ages 12+; minors must be accompanied en-US by an adult. Proper footwear and water are en-US required; please, no pets. en-US For more en-US information or to register, call (772) 462-en-US 2526, emailen-US, en-US or en-US visit en-US, MARCH 11en-US en-US Guided Park Excursion:en-US 9-11 a.m., en-US Savannas Preserve State Park, 2541 en-US Walton Road, Port St. Lucie. Traverse the en-US park with a park naturalist as your guide. en-US Meet at 9 a.m. at the Education Center. en-US Free with paid park admission ($2 per en-US person, or $3 for a vehicle with up to 8 en-US people). en-US Reservations required call (772) en-US 398-2779. en-US en-US Caring Bunny visits at Treasure en-US Coast Square:en-US 10-11:30 a.m. on March 11 en-US and March 18 only, in the Old Navy en-US courtyard at Treasure Coast Square mall. en-US Families with children with special needs en-US can visit with the Easter Bunny and take a en-US souvenir photo in a more subdued en-US environment with reduced sensory en-US triggers, guided by en-US For en-US more information, visit en-US http://en-US, MARCH 12en-GB en-GB Birding Basics Family Hike:en-GB 10 a.m. en-GB to noon, Indrio Savannas Preserve, 5275 en-GB Tozour Road, Fort Pierce. Explore the trails, en-GB after learning many of the preserves most en-GB common birds, some of their songs and en-USSt. Lucie County Pools begin swim en-US lesson registrationen-US Florida leads the country in drowning deaths en-US of children ages 1-4 years. Annually in Florida, en-US enough children to fill three to four preschool en-US classrooms drown before their fifth birthday, en-US according to the Florida Department of Health. en-US St. Lucie Countys Parks and Recreation en-US Department wants to change those statistics en-US by encouraging everyone to sign up for swim en-US lessons.en-US Online registration for swim lessons begin en-US Monday, March 19 at aquatics.en-US Phone calls to make appointments for regisen-US -en-US tration can be made between 9 a.m. and noon en-US on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays by en-US calling (772) 871-2183. In-person registration en-US will begin at the Ravenswood Pool starting en-US Tuesday, March 20 on Tuesdays and Thursen-US -en-US days from 5-7 p.m. Appointments are required.en-US To register for swim lessons at the Lincoln en-US Park or Lakewood Park Pool locations, please en-US visit the pools during regular hours of operaen-US -en-US tion, beginning on May 26. The cost for swim en-US lessons is $65 per participant, per session. en-US Each session consists of six 45-minute lesen-US -en-US sons over a two-week period except for Saturen-US -en-US day lessons, which will be six consecutive en-US Saturdays. Scholarships are available on a en-US first-come, first served basis.en-US St. Lucie Countys Parks and Recreation en-US staff operates three pools: Lincoln Park Pool, en-US 1311 Avenue M, Fort Pierce; the Lakewood en-US Park Pool, 5990 Emerson Ave., Fort Pierce en-US and the Ravenswood Pool, 400 SW en-US Ravenswood Lane, Port St. Lucie.en-US For more information, call Adam Jones, en-US Aquatics & Safety coordinator, at (772) 462-en-US 2560 or Pioneer Day Festival en-US coming upen-US Take a step back in time during the annual en-US Pioneer Day Festival on Saturday, March 31 en-US from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., sponsored by the en-US Friends of Savannas Preserve State Park. en-US Visitors will experience living history as they en-US explore how people in Florida lived circa mid-en-US 19th century. The event will feature old-fashen-US -en-US ioned games and cooking, storytelling, muzen-US -en-US zleloading demonstrations, arts and crafts, en-US and more.en-US Guided hikes and kayak tours will be offered en-US throughout the event. Weather permitting, en-US Savannas Preserve State Park staff will peren-US -en-US form a prescribed fire demonstration. Music en-US by the Hot Sauce Boys will be featured, as en-US well as a sing-along activity, and lunch at en-US Joes Dawgs Food Stand.en-US The Savannas Education Center is located en-US at 2541 S.E. Walton Road, Port St. Lucie. en-US Admission to the event is $3 per person, cash en-US only. Call (772) 398-2779 or go to www.en-US to learn more.en-US Fenn Center hosts FEMA open house en-US for Digital Preliminary Flood Hazard en-US Maps for St. Lucie County March 14en-US Residents, businesses and property owners en-US in St. Lucie County can see draft preliminary en-US flood insurance rate maps for coastal areas at en-US a public open house on Wednesday, March 14 en-US from 4-7 p.m. at the Havert L. Fenn Center, en-US 2000 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce.en-US Flood hazard maps show the extent to en-US which areas are at risk for flooding. When en-US updated maps become effective, they help en-US determine flood insurance and building en-USSeeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 7en-US Seeen-US en-US NOTESen-US, page 10 en-GBWant to keep up-to-date en-GB en-GB weekly on the events en-GB en-GB and news in your area?en-GBSign-up for our en-GB en-GB e-newsletter!en-GB en-GBSimply send an email to:en-GBnewsfp@hometownnewsol.comen-GB en-GB Writeen-GB NEWSLETTER en-GB in the subject line Around Your en-GBe-newsletter


en-US 3 en-USKevin Smith is an11th en-US Grader at St. Lucie West en-US Centennial High School en-US He is a wrestler and on en-US the football team and en-US has a 3.649 GPA. He en-US wrestles in the 145 en-US weight class who had en-US overall record 4 wins en-US and 9 losses, finished en-US 3rd at districts and qualified for regionals.   en-USHe was also named the en-US middle weight most en-US valuable wrestler and en-US honorary team captain en-US at the Winter Sports en-US Banquet on Monday March 5th.   According to en-USCoach Surloff, Kevin ran en-US the show always at en-US practice kept the team en-US motivated to work hard en-US and work towards being en-US successful. en-USA star student en-USPORT ST. LUCIE St. Lucie Countys en-US Parks and Recreation Department will offer en-US an American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificaen-US -en-US tion Course, starting with a pre-course on en-US Saturday, March 10 from noon to 2 p.m. at en-US the Ravenswood Pool. The full course will en-US take place Monday, March 12 through Frien-US-en-US day, March 16 starting at 9 a.m. at the Lakeen-US -en-US wood Park Pool.en-US The cost for this course is $200. Successen-US -en-US ful completion of this course certifies paren-US -en-US ticipants in lifeguarding, first aid, CPR, en-US AED, emergency oxygen administration en-US and blood-borne pathogens. This certificaen-US -en-US tion is valid for two years.en-US Participants must be at least 15 years old en-US (please bring a form of ID for proof of age; if en-US under 18, participants must have parents en-US signature). en-US Additionally, participants must be able to en-US swim continuously for 300 yards (100 yards en-US freestyle front crawl; 100 yards breasten-US -en-US stroke and 100 yards freestyle or breasten-US -en-US stroke). The prerequisite requires candien-US -en-US dates to be able to swim 20 yards (feet-first en-US surface dive in a minimum of six feet of en-US water) to retrieve a 10-pound brick from the en-US bottom of the pool and swim back 20 yards en-US with the brick and exit the pool within one en-US minute and 40 seconds; as well as tread en-US water for two minutes using only legs.en-US To pre-enroll email Erin Lau at LauE@en-US Candidates will not be allowed en-US in the class unless pre-enrollment has been en-US completed. en-US Candidates must bring their own pocket en-US mask, whistle and swim suit. Payment is en-US required in full upon completion of the pre-en-US course.en-US Managed and operated by St. Lucie Counen-US-en-US tys Parks and Recreation Department, en-US Ravenswood Pool is located at 400 S.W. en-US Ravenswood Lane, Port St. Lucie, while the en-US Lakewood Park Pool is located at 5990 en-US Emerson Ave., Fort Pierce. St. Lucie County en-US operates three public pools, which are prien-US -en-US marily open from Memorial Day to Labor en-US Day.en-USCounty offers lifeguard en-US certificationen-USFor Hometown


en-US 4 Above: Nine-year-old en-USAntonio Thomas en-US drives a bumper car.en-USPhotos by Sevin Bullwinkle/en-US staff photographer Left: Six-year-old en-USCarla Lezama gives en-US the Ultimate Bungee en-US a bounce. Sisters Yocelyn and Magali Garcia, 10 and 5, drive the bumper cars. Kayla and Kacey, 9 and 11, ride the Cliff Hanger with their dad, Nick en-USSavasta.en-USThe 53nd Annual St. Lucie County Fair closed out its 10-day en-US stay this past weekend. For more information about next en-US year's event, visit Chris en-USWest en-US enjoys a en-US ride en-US with his en-US four-en-US year-old en-US son, en-US Dresen-US -en-US den.en-USAnother fair in the booksen-USSt. Lucie County to provide the buffer on en-US Mintos property, she said. We think this is en-US an amicable solution to the buffer requireen-US -en-US ment. The [Veterans Nursing Home] site en-US plan you have later on in your agenda will en-US have to be modified, and you will see the en-US landscape modification on Mintos plans en-US when those come before you in the very en-US near future.en-US Vice-Mayor Shannon Martin admitted en-US she had met with Minto representatives in en-US an effort to mediate a solution to the en-US last-minute snag in the $60 million project.en-US Knowing all the circumstances, Im en-US happy that theyve come to this resolution, en-US she said. I think its going to benefit everyen-US -en-US body concerned: the residents, Minto and en-US the Veterans Nursing Home.en-US Mayor Gregory Oravec concurred with en-US that assessment and credited the directors of en-US both the Planning and Zoning and Utilities en-US departments for their aid in negotiating an en-US agreement with the real estate development en-US firm.en-US Id also like to thank Ms. Tobin and espeen-US -en-US cially [Utility Director] Jesus Merejo for en-US going out there and proactively problem en-US solving and bringing this thing in for a landen-US -en-US ing, he said. Prior to their work on this, we en-US were, I think, headed to a different place, en-US and I think everyone recognizes that Port St. en-US Lucie is a Hometown for Heroes. We have en-US been waiting on the Ardie R. Copas center, en-US and the community, federal government, en-US state government and county government en-US have all worked together. We played our en-US small part, and we look forward to the en-US groundbreaking and seeing our veterans get en-US the care they deserve.en-US According to official documents, the en-US Florida Department of Veterans Affairs has en-US asked St. Lucie County to pay Minto Townen-US-en-US park, LLC for the construction costs of a en-US wall and berm on the developers Lakepark en-US property. The county had already agreed to en-US kick in $500,000 toward the construction of en-US the home in its initial application to become en-US the site for the states seventh veterans nursen-US-en-US ing home, and the FDVA requested the en-US county use a portion of that money to pay en-US for the wall and berm. Just over a year ago, en-US the City Council agreed to waive $70,000 in en-US impact fees for the project and to provide en-US $350,000 in interest-free financing for five en-US years on its utility systems.en-US The 120-bed facility will be constructed en-US on 28 acres along Southwest Tradition Parken-US -en-US way. It is named after Fort Pierce native and en-US Medal of Honor recipient Ardie R. Copas, en-US an Army specialist who died at age 19 in en-US 1970 while serving as a machine-gunner in en-US Cambodia during the Vietnam War. en-US Groundbreaking for the Ardie R. Copas en-US State Veterans Nursing Home will take place en-US at 2 p.m. March 20 near 10700 S.W. Tradien-US -en-US tion Parkway, followed by a reception afteren-US -en-US ward at Tradition Town Hall.en-USFacilityen-USFrom page 1


en-US 5 en-USFort Pierce Police Departmenten-USGregory Dixon, 60, 4408 Evergreen Ave., en-US Fort Pierce, possession of cocaine.en-US Absalom Carrasquillo, 42, 425 N. 17th St., en-US Fort Pierce, destroying, tampering with or fabrien-US -en-US cating physical evidence (two counts).en-USPort St. Lucie Police en-US Departmenten-USJose Araya-Munoz, 34, 1897 S.E. Monaco en-US drive, Port St. Lucie, resisting a law enforceen-US -en-US ment officer with violence and battery on a fireen-US -en-US fighter, law enforcement officer or EMT.en-US Thomas Huck-Greco, 23, 1169 S.W. Gastaen-US-en-US dor Ave., Port St. Lucie, destroying, tampering en-US with or fabricating physical evidence, possesen-US-en-US sion of marijuana with the intent to sell, manuen-US -en-US facture or deliver and possession of marijuana en-US of more than 20 grams.en-US Sandro Morales, 28, 5532-109 N.W. East en-US Torino Pkwy., Port St. Lucie, arrested on a St. en-US Lucie County felony warrant for a violation of en-US probation.en-US Charles Moreno, 22, 555 S.W. Laconic Ave., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for driving under the en-US influence with manslaughter.en-US Devyn Barbee-McCubbins, 19, address withen-US -en-US held, Port St. Lucie, aggravated assault with a en-US deadly weapon without the intent to kill.en-US Jason Anderson, 42, homeless, Port St. en-US Lucie, possession of a controlled substance en-US without a prescription.en-USSt. Lucie County Sheriffs en-US Officeen-USRaynal Osborne, 27, 5014-C Sanibel Ave., en-US Fort Pierce, aggravated assault with a deadly en-US weapon without the intent to kill.en-US Steven McGathey, 39, 1812 S. 27th St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active out-of-state (Tenen-US -en-US nessee) Tennessee) felony warrant.en-US Frances Cowart, 75, 3031 Saltbush Lane, en-US Port St. Lucie, aggravated battery where the en-US offender uses a deadly weapon and armed buren-US -en-US glary of a dwelling, structure or conveyance.en-US Jacob Violette, 19, 131 14th Ave., Vero en-US Beach, possession of marijuana of more than en-US 20 grams and possession of a controlled suben-US-en-US stance without a prescription.en-US Justin Seigel, 27, 1507 S. 4th St, Louisville, en-US Ky., arrested in open court on an active felony en-US warrant for trafficking in morphine, opium or en-US heroin of 4 grams or more and possession of en-US ketamine.en-US Taran Gamble, 33, 1216 S.W. Empire St., en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active felony waren-US -en-US rant for third-degree grand theft.en-US Kerry White, 34, 1995 S.W. Taurus Lane, en-US Port St. Lucie, arrested on an outstanding St. en-US Lucie County felony warrant for fraud (three en-US counts).en-US Kyon Daniels, 19, 527-B N. 10th St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant for possession of ammunition by en-US a person found to be a delinquent and carrying en-US a concealed firearm.en-US Desmond Wade, 39, 238 East St., Fort en-US Pierce, possession of a weapon or ammunition en-US by a convicted Florida felon, trafficking in opium en-US or a derivative of between 4 grams and 30 kiloen-US-en-US grams and possession of cocaine with the en-US intent to sell, manufacture or deliver and an en-US order to revoke bond for battery by strangulaen-US-en-US tion.en-US Wyakena Pullen, 33, 4341 Massoula Place, en-US Douglasville, Ga., aggravated assault with a en-US deadly weapon without the intent to kill.en-US Sutanga Cypress, 36, 2816 Jefferson Pkwy., en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on an out-of-county (Colen-US-en-US lier) felony warrant for battery on a law enforceen-US-en-US ment officer, battery, second-degree battery en-US and assault.en-US James Swasey, 33, 715 S. Jenkins Road, en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for providing false ownen-US-en-US ership information to a pawnbroker for less en-US than $300 and dealing in stolen property.en-US Gary Miller, 19, 2006 Grand Club Blvd., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant for burglary of a conveyance en-US (three counts), altering or tampering with an en-US electronic monitoring device and criminal misen-US -en-US chief of $1,000 or more.en-US Shane Cooper, 38, 4436 Edgewater Drive, en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on an outstanding St. en-US Lucie County felony warrant for dealing in stoen-US -en-US len property, providing false ownership inforen-US -en-US mation to a pawnbroker for less than $300.en-US Ronald Garcia, 51, 155 Camino Del Rio, Port en-US St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. Lucie Counen-US -en-US ty felony court order revoking pretrial release en-US for a new arrest.en-US Carlton Tommie, 39, 3432 Sallie Chupco en-US Tommie Way, Fort Pierce, arrested on an active en-US St. Lucie County felony warrant for possession en-US of cocaine.en-US Daniel Peterson, 33, 2010-6 Vero S. Cir en-US S.W., Vero Beach, possession of a controlled en-US substance without a prescription.en-US Robert Burnadette, 20, 2703 Tropic Blvd., en-US Fort Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for a violation of probaen-US-en-US tion for carrying a concealed firearm.en-US Anthony Lamb, 40, 105 Devonshire Drive, en-USFort Pierce, arrested on an active St. Lucie en-US County felony warrant for felony battery with a en-US prior conviction.en-US Michael Lombardi, 71, 3064 Eagles Nest en-US Way, Port St. Lucie, arrested on an active St. en-US Lucie County felony warrant for a violation of en-US probation for battery.en-US Whitney Myles, 19, 2728 Sunrise Blvd., Fort en-US Pierce, altering the identification on a weapon en-US by removing the serial number from a firearm.en-US Clarissa Griffin, 20, 1403 N. 35th St., Fort en-US Pierce, arrested on a felony warrant for a violaen-US -en-US tion of probation for criminal use of personal en-US identification information, fraudulent use of a en-US credit or debit card and third-degree grand theft en-US from a person 65 years-of-age or older.en-US Grayson Alford, 18, 7920 N.W. 60th St., Tamen-US-en-US arac, arrested on an active St. Lucie County en-US felony warrant for criminal use of personal en-US identification information, fraudulent use of a en-US credit or debit card, third-degree grand theft en-US and organized fraud of less than $20,000.en-US Alph Futch, 55, 1845 4th Lane, Vero Beach, en-US arrested on an active St. Lucie County felony en-US warrant on a court order revoking pretrial 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. 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The City anticipates receiving $270,000 from SHIP for PY2018-2019 PY201 92020 and PY20 202021 The public is invited to review and comment on the draft SHIP LHAP for program years 20182019, 2019 2020 and 2020 2021 beginning March 8 and ending April 12, 2018. After all public comments have been considered, the Fort Pierce City Commission will take a formal action at the April 16, 2018 Public Hearing. Upon approval by the Fort Pierce City Commission, the SHIP LHAP will be submitted to the Florida Housing Finance Corporation by April 20, 2018 The deadline to receive comments on the LHAP is April 12, 2018 at 4:00pm. Comments may be submitted by mail to Attention: Grants Administration Division, City of Fort Pierce, Florida, 100 North U.S. Hwy. 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 or email at The SHIP LHAP will be available for review between March 8 and April 12, 2018 at the following locations: City of Fort Pierce website at -Initiatives-PartnershipSH and Fort Pierce City Hall, Grants Administration Division,100 North U.S. Hwy. 1, Fort Pierce The City of Fort Pierce does not discriminate against anyone based on race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, related medical condition or disability. Please call forty-eight hours prior to the meeting time at 772 46 73169 for assistance with translation or for accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations will be made upon a timely request.


en-USVIEWPOINTen-USFRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018 en-US FORT PIERCEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 6 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 .................................. Regional Circulation Manager Steven Waddell ................................ Circulation Administrator Robin Bevilacqua ............................. Human Resources Isabel Harmon ................................. Account Receivable Annita Ferrante ................................ Credit & Collections Kathy Young ..................................... Major/Natl. Accounts Manager Amanda Tucker ................................ 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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-USRantsen-US & en-USRaves 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-USGun lawsen-USSo in Sunday paper headline "Senate en-US blocks ban on guns, set up vote".en-US Do none of the people in the state house en-US watch TV or anything. The kids in the en-US schools are going to cause them more trouen-US -en-US ble then they want. They will vote to replace en-US the ones that don't do what they want. And en-US all the NRA money can't help you if you en-US don't get the votes. Yes there are lots of stuen-US -en-US dents that can't vote yet, but as soon as they en-US can watch. The students will have years to en-US make sure the representatives that ignored en-US there concerns get voted out. en-US What they are proposing is a joke. Go all en-US around the issue, do they think the students en-US are stupid, as they think the rest of us are. en-US Keep doing what people that elect you don't en-US want and you will be replaced.en-USRe: "The world was en-US different then"en-USThe writer who said the world was a lot en-US different in the 1950's seems like a very nice en-US person, like a lot of people were back in the en-US 1950's, which I also remember. She goes to en-US church and tries to be nice to people. She en-US doesn't force her beliefs on others, but she en-US has a right, like we all do, to express her en-US opinions. As long as we communicate in a en-US civil manner, we should allow others to feel en-US safe and comfortable in their beliefs. en-US If someone is offended because she is en-US wearing a cross, it is THEIR problem, not en-US hers. I never read THAT in any Bible either. en-US I read, "do unto the least of these as you en-US would do unto me" and "love thy neighbor en-US as thyself" and "judgement is mine, saith the en-US Lord."en-US I was also taught to look for the best in all en-US God's people and not be critical of everyen-US -en-US thing other people do, as long as they are en-US not hurting me or anyone else. Stay as nice en-US as you are, dear writer, and hope by your en-US example to show others how to get along.en-US One thing, though, I am pretty sure NO en-US student can be suspended for saying God en-US Bless you" but he or she might be suspended en-US for speaking out loud in class or something en-US like that, I guess it depends on the teacher en-US and what is going on in class at the moment.en-US We also used to say the Pledge of Alleen-US -en-US giance every day but we no longer FORCE en-US someone to say it, which is fine. Children en-US are just repeating the words. They have to en-US grow up to realize what it really means and en-US how fortunate we are to be Americans! We en-US don't FORCE anyone to pray out loud in en-US school anymore, either, which I was taught en-US was rude but I had to do it anyway. Some en-US things have changed for the better, I think.en-USSlogansen-USVero Beach a bastion of republican supen-US -en-US porters living under the banner of Make en-US America Great Again seem to prefer BMW, en-US Audi, Porsche, Lexus, Jaguar, Range Rover en-US etc. instead of North American brands. en-US Sounds like a strange way to Make America en-US Great Again. Especially when German en-US manufacturers charge up to an 18% duty on en-US North American imported vehicles while en-US the U.S charges 2% on foreign imports.en-USTexting and drivingen-USThere really IS an answer to the question: en-US "Who passed the law that texting and driven-US -en-US ing can be legal"? The answer is; laws are en-US passed by your elected Representatives in en-US either the Florida state legislature or the en-US Congress (House and Senate) of the United en-US States. Local statutes which affect things en-US like parking, safety codes and land use reguen-US -en-US lations are passed by your elected represenen-US-en-US tatives on the various local government en-US bodies in the state of Florida and around the The St. Lucie County Fire en-USDistricts Change Of en-US Command ceremony en-US welcomed incoming Fire en-US Chief Nate Spera while en-US honoring the service of en-US retiring Chief George en-US Buddy Emerson. Left: en-US Fire Chief Nate Spera en-US presents the retirement en-US badge to retiring Chief en-US Buddy Emerson.en-US Below: Division Chiefs en-US Mike Merritt and Kyle en-US Stirrat get pinned for en-US their promotions by Fire en-US Chief Nate Spera.en-USSevin Bullwinkleen-US staff photographeren-UScountry.en-US The bottom line is: Please communicate en-US your opinions on these laws and regulations en-US to your elected representatives and leaders. en-US Then, if you feel they are not listening or are en-US passing laws that you think are not good for en-US the community, please plan to vote in the en-US next elections and every election.en-US Ask the candidates about their policies en-US and positions on issues of importance to en-US you before you cast your ballot to make sure en-US you vote for candidates that you feel will en-US best represent your interests. By the way, I en-US agree that texting and driving is VERY danen-US-en-US gerous. I do not know WHO benefits from en-US allowing people to do it. Same thing with en-US the golf carts.en-USProtect yourselfen-USIt amazes me how many people go shopen-US-en-US ping with their purses wide open.en-US It is so easy to reach in and take a wallet en-US or other important things, such as a phone. en-US Each time we go shopping I remind my en-US spouse to zip up. Be alert.en-US They are amongst you and me, so be en-US aware of your surroundings. en-USChange of Command


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en-US 8 DINOS The Fort Pierce Family Restaurant DINOS will be serving our FAMOUS and Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage DinnerPlus our regular menu, too. Saturday 4-9 P.M. March 17! We serve only the Finest Corned Beef Brisket money can buy!Visit us at Tues.-Sat. 4-9pm Sunday Lunch 11am-9pm2001 N. US 1, Fort Pierce 465-5217 $2.95 Bottled Beers St. Patricks DinnerJoin us for an enjoyable evening March 17th 5:30pme Family Life Center$7 Per PlateHosted by Our United Methodist Mens GroupLakewood Park United Methodist Church 5405 Turnpike Feeder Rd. Ft. Pierce, FL 772-465-1187 TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED BY MARCH 11THTickets can be purchased during Terric Tuesdays & in the Lobby after Services Traditional Irish Dinner Served Complete with Soda Bread This is a renewal of our existing lease for en-USthe area known as Fishermans Wharf, the en-US actual marina, Ms. Grohall explained. The en-US city and the FPRA have leased that property en-US historically over time, so this is simply to en-US extend our lease another 10 years.en-US In response to questions from Commisen-US-en-US sioner Rufus Alexander on how the city en-US planed on funding the annual lease, City en-US Manager Nick Mimms admitted Fisheren-US -en-US mans Wharf does not currently provide any en-US revenue to the city and the submerged land en-US leases would have to be paid out of a segen-US -en-US ment of the areas property taxes. en-US Since the last two hurricanes, we really en-US havent had many revenues that have been en-US generated from the Fishermans Wharf en-US marina, he said. So being that this is a en-US FPRA property, these funds would come en-US from the TIF [Tax Increment Financing] en-US revenues that we receive on an annual basis.en-US Prior to approving the extension of the en-US lease payments, the FPRA Board also voted en-US unanimously to approve a project agreeen-US-en-US ment with St. Lucie County for the en-US $4,300,000 Fishermans Wharf bulkhead en-US construction and dredging project funded en-US at least partially by a Florida Inland Navigaen-US -en-US tion District grant. Commissioner Reginald en-US Sessions questioned the city manager after en-US both votes about the potential impact the en-US multimillion dollar investment in Fisheren-US -en-US mans Wharf infrastructure could bring to en-US the city or to the areas only restaurant, 12A en-US Buoy. en-US As far as that bulkhead is concerned, do en-US you all feel thats going to impact any reveen-US-en-US nue source for us, as far as the dockage? he en-US asked. Is that going to impact in any kind of en-US way, or is that going to help the tenant of the en-US restaurant?en-US Mr. Mimms said that the bulkhead restoen-US -en-US ration is crucial to the development of the en-US area.en-US The bulkhead right now is in a very poor en-US state, he explained. I believe that the future en-US of that area is dependent upon the stability en-US and the structural integrity of that bulkhead. en-US I think this is a significant investment that en-US will definitely help the port operations area. en-US Commissioner Sessions also wanted to en-US know if the new bulkhead could lead to en-US additional shipping traffic in the future, but en-US the city manager instead emphasized a en-US desire to expand the citys fledgling mega-en-US yacht industry.en-US We will have the ability to look at this en-US area for the possibility of working with the en-US existing mega-yacht operations center en-US directly to the north, Mr. Mimms added. en-US Theres also been a possibility that were en-US talking about for a commercial fishing area en-US as well. Were designing and constructing in en-US a way that will facilitate many forms of en-US development in the future.en-US Upon discovering that the city only holds en-US title to the upland area near the submerged en-US lands, Commissioner Sessions encouraged en-US his fellow commissioners and city officials en-US to consider becoming more than just parten-US -en-US ners with the county and the state in the en-US Fishermans Wharf project.en-US Theres nothing like an ownership interen-US -en-US est of property, he emphasized. Its one en-US thing to be partners with the owner, but its en-US another to have an actual ownership interen-US -en-US est. Then we will have more in the decien-US-en-US sion-making of whats about to evolve right en-US here in our backyard.en-US Port Engineer Kyle Croce said March 6 en-US that the county has received more than $1.5 en-US million to-date for the work.en-US In 2016, the Florida Inland Navigation en-US District grant provided $316,000 for design, en-US which was matched by St. Lucie Countys en-US contribution of $380,000 toward design, he en-US explained. Florida Fish & Wildlife providen-US -en-US ed a grant for $75,000 for design. In 2017, a en-US FIND grant was awarded for approximately en-US $400,000 for construction funds, with a St. en-US Lucie County match of $400,000 for conen-US -en-US struction. Additionally in 2017, the Florida en-US Department of Transportation and Florida en-US Ports Council contributed approximately en-US $625,000. with a match of $125,000 from St. en-US Lucie County.en-USWharfen-USFrom page 1 en-USIdentifying the problem can be a challengeen-USSen-USometimes when computers malfuncen-US -en-US tion, the timing can be coincidental en-US causing you to chase your tail around en-US trying to fix it. Most of the time when your en-US computer starts acting squirrelly, its good en-US practice to consider the last thing that en-US happened right before the problem popped en-US up and then try to undo whatever it is that en-US was changed. en-US But then again, sometimes undoing the en-US last thing that happened can be a red en-US herring, causing you to spin your wheels for en-US hours. Take this email I received from en-US George for instance: Hi Sean. Read your en-US articles every week and look forward to en-US them. Its the first article I look for in en-US Hometown News. en-US Sean, I was having a problem with my en-US Microsoft mouse, so my son gave me an en-US optical mouse to install. I just disconnected en-US the old one and plugged in the optical en-US mouse and turned the computer on. It en-US began loading files for it and now, every en-US time I turn on the computer, I have to hit F1 en-US to continue loading windows. en-US Then Im told that Windows has en-US updated my computer clock and asks me to en-US check it. It is always wrong and I have to en-US correct the month, year and time. en-US Do you have any ideas what is causing en-US this because it never has done this before? en-US Im sure it had to do with adding the new en-US mouse. en-US I recall reading one of your articles en-US where you said most computer problems en-US were due to software added to the computen-US -en-US er. Any corrections I can make? en-US Thank you in advance and please dont en-US stop writing your articles because you en-US certainly have made a big difference to so en-US many of us. George from Port St. Lucieen-US On the surface, it would appear George is en-US on the right track because we know that en-US when he added the new hardware (the en-US mouse) the problem started and often en-US when new hardware is installed, problems en-US can occur. But after reading his e-mail and en-US considering what was going on, I realized en-US that George was about to start chasing en-US rabbits. This is how I replied to George: en-US Hi. Thanks for reading! Whats happenen-US -en-US ing on your system likely has nothing to do en-US with the new mouse, just coincidence that it en-US started happening at the same time you en-US added a new piece of hardware. en-US Your machine is probably older than en-US three years, yes? On your motherboard is a en-US small battery, such as that found in a watch. en-US When that battery runs down, you will have en-US to hit F1 every time you boot and reset the en-US clock. With the battery dead it looses track en-US of time when it powers down and all BIOS en-US (Basic Input Output System) settings have en-US to be reset on boot up. Un-plug the system, en-US open the can and look for a watch-like en-US battery (probably about the size of a en-US quarter) and replace it. That ought to en-US correct the issue. Hope that helps and en-US thanks again for reading. Seanen-US The next day I opened my e-mail and en-US found the following e-mail from George: en-US Hello Sean. Thank you so much for the en-US info on the dead battery. I never thought of en-US that and yes, my machine is over seven en-US years old and I have never opened the can, en-US but the way you explained it, I think I can en-US do that. I will let you know how I make out. en-US Again thank you so much for your help.en-US And the day after that: Hello Sean. Just a en-US follow up on your advice regarding en-US replacing the computers battery. It worked en-US like a charm. I looked in the computer en-US manual to find the info on the battery en-US (CR2032), purchased a replacement from en-US Radio Shack, opened the can and even I en-US accomplished this task. Will wonders never en-US end? Again, thank you so much for your en-US help and keep writing those interesting and en-US informative columns in Hometown News.en-US Just as I suspected! Consider just how en-US much time could have been wasted had we en-US not thought about what was going on and en-US instead just assumed that the change of en-US hardware was the culprit. I cant help but en-US think just how many older systems are still en-US in service out there and how many people en-US are having to hit the F1 button every time en-US they have to boot. If this sounds like you, en-US try replacing the battery; you may have the en-US same success as George.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


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en-US 10 Answers Located in the Classied Section PORT ST LUCIE The Paula A. Lewis en-USLibrary will be this years location for the en-US St. Lucie County Library Systems book en-US fair. The fair will feature authors promoten-US -en-US ing their books, showing off memoirs, en-US novels, poetry and everything in between. en-US The fourth-annual event is free and open en-US to the public. en-US We have a lot of authors that are comen-US -en-US ing to showcase their books, and theyre en-US all willing to talk about their books, and a en-US lot of them enjoy meeting other people en-US who write and discussing the writing proen-US -en-US cess, said Carolyn Hammer, the SLC en-US Library Systems programs assistant. en-US They also talk about things theyre worken-US -en-US ing on now, and anything that people en-US interested in writing would like to disen-US-en-US cuss.en-US One of the draws of the book fair is the en-US almost-endless opportunities to pick the en-US brains of the authors themselves. Creative en-US writers who are looking to get into the en-US industry have a chance to find out what en-US processes go into securing book deals, en-US publishing or just getting started with a en-US potential project.en-US People are interested in learning about en-US all the local talent there is in this area, and en-US they find that very enjoyable, added en-US Maureen Gallagher, who is Paula Al Lewis en-US Branch supervisor. en-US In the past, the library system has hosten-US -en-US ed the event has been hosted at Morningen-US-en-US side Library in PSL and the Kilmer en-US Branch Library in Fort Pierce, which will en-US split ownership this year for the day. The en-US event will be on Saturday, March 17 from en-US 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.en-US The list of authors scheduled to appear en-US include: Robert Albert, Larry P. Aueren-US -en-US bach, George A. Bernstein, fred berri, en-US Cornelius Blake, Ann-Marie Broomfield, en-US Ruth Buchanan, George DeLorenzo, Dr. en-US James Fantauzzo, Camille Frazer, Vic en-US Gillings, Karen Howard, Lily Wong Lai, en-US Megan Loughlin, M.A. Maggiano, Mariten-US-en-US za M. Mejia, Margie Miklas, Samantha en-US Noyes, Yashi Nozawa, Virginia Nygard, en-US Ned Schwartz, Dr. Jim Spina, Harriet en-US Vogel and Cherise A. Williams and en-US George Jackson.en-US The event also can be inspirational for en-US attendees. The Paula A. Lewis Library is en-US located at 2950 Rosser Blvd., Port St. en-US Lucie. en-US For more information, visit www.stlucen-US-en-US library.en-USLibrary gets ready for book fairen-USBy Gaylon en-USWEDNESDAY, MARCH 14en-US en-US Ocean Science Lecture Series:en-US Esther en-US Guzmn of FAU Harbor Branch will present en-US "Treasures from the Deep Sea Marine en-US Natural Products as Potential Cancer en-US Therapeutics" at 4 p.m., Johnson Education en-US Center, Harbor Branch campus, 5600 U.S. 1 en-US North, Fort Pierce. Free. en-US For more en-US information, contact Jill Sunderland at (772) en-US 242-2506 or email en-US, MARCH 15en-US en-US Spring Break Leisurely Stroll for en-US Families:en-US 10-11 a.m., Sweetwater Hammock en-US Preserve, 4100 S. 25th Street, Fort Pierce. A en-US flat, wide trail affords an easy-does-it en-US excursion suitable for those young and young en-US at heart. Experience a little slice of Old en-US Florida as we explore a beautiful riverside en-US habitat amongst the shade of trees of a en-US remnant hammock. en-US For more information or en-US to register, call (772) 462-2526, emailen-US en-US, en-US or visit en-US www.slchikes.en-US org.en-GB en-GB Behind-the-Scenes Tour:en-GB 2 p.m., en-GB third Thursday each month, Smithsonian en-GB Research Station, Fort Pierce. Once a month en-GB the station opens its doors to the public en-GB to share current Smithsonian research en-GB on the plants and animals of the Indian en-GB River Lagoon and marine environments en-GB throughout the Caribbean. Tours are en-GB approximately one hour in length and en-GB begin at 2 p.m. in the Conference Room. en-GB Suggested age: 14+. Free, but registration is en-GB required. en-GB For more information or to register en-GB online, follow the link available at en-GB www.sms.en-GB en-GB For questions, en-GB email Scott Jones at en-GB en-USrequirements.en-US Learn about your risk of flooding and ask en-US questions about what the new maps will mean en-US for your property. You can meet one-on-one en-US with specialists to discuss flood risk, flood en-US insurance, engineering and more. Home and en-US business owners, renters, real estate agents, en-US mortgage lenders, surveyors and insurance en-US agents are encouraged to attend.en-US The new preliminary coastal map panels en-US were developed through a partnership en-US between the communities and the Federal en-US Emergency Management Agency. They are en-US based on updated modeling data and show en-US coastal flood hazards more accurately than en-US older maps. The goal is to inform property en-US owners and the community of their flood risks. en-US Over time, flood risks change due to construcen-US -en-US tion and development, environmental changen-US -en-US es, watershed conditions and other factors. en-US Maps are updated periodically to reflect these en-US changesen-US By law, federally regulated or insured morten-US -en-US gage lenders require flood insurance on builden-US -en-US ings that are located in areas at high risk of en-US flooding. Standard homeowners, business en-US owners, and renters insurance policies typien-US -en-US cally dont cover flood damage, so flood insuren-US -en-US ance is an important consideration for everyen-US -en-US one. Flood insurance policies can be en-US purchased from any state-licensed property en-US and casualty insurance agent. Call the Nationen-US -en-US al Flood Insurance Program Help Center at en-US (800) 427-4661 for more information.en-US If you need any reasonable accommodaen-US -en-US tions at this open house, please contact Henrien-US -en-US etta Williams at (770) 220-5311 to make en-US arrangements not later than three days prior en-US to the open house.en-USNotesen-USFrom page 2en-USCalendaren-USFrom page 7


AJs Arcade Now open 24 hours! Visit us 10 Times & Get $10 FREE Play Random Drawings throughout the day! Bring this ad in for $10.00 FREE play! with your rst $20.00! (1 per customer, per week) 931 12th Street, Vero Beach (772) 213-8549 NEW LOCATION NOW OPENLike us on Facebook For more Promotions Double Match Play From12AM-5AM Huricane, Phantom, Stars, 7 Fish Tables Now serving Lunch and Dinner 5500 St. Lucie Blvd. Ft. Pierce 772-801-9302 INKaraoke with Tim Thursday Nights 5-9 PM Live Band / Music Fri & Sat Nights 5-9 PM Live Band St Pats Night 6-9pm Wednesday NightsALL U CAN EATFish $14 Shrimp $17 Fish & Shrimp $16New Prices on ALL U Can Eat BREAKFAST Thurs Fri Sat 8 11 am Sunday 8 -12 noon 2016 2016 C H O I C E R E A D E R S St Patricks DayCorned Beef & Cabbage $12Rueben Sandwich w/one side$9 ARIES March 21/Apr 20 en-USAries, take some time to assess a situation en-US before you act on gut instinct. Your initial en-US reaction may not be the best way to go. Ask a en-US trusted friend for advice.en-US TAURUS April 21/May 21en-US Taurus, when you get an idea in your head, it en-US can take a monumental effort to persuade en-US you to think otherwise. This week your ideas en-US may need tweaking.en-US GEMINI May 22/June 21en-US Stop planning for the immediate future and en-US start thinking long-term, Gemini. This way you en-US can relax as much as possible and enjoy the en-US ride knowing all things are in order.en-US CANCER June 22/July 22en-US It is very easy to become complacent, Cancer. en-US Just when you thought your week would be en-US routine, things get stirred up in ways you never en-US would have imagined.en-US LEO July 23/Aug. 23en-US Leo, if a career change has been on your en-US mind, it may be better to dip a toe into the en-US waters rather than jumping in all at once. Try en-US an internship before making a commitment.en-US VIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-US Virgo, it's understandable that you want to en-US prove yourself as capable as ever. But en-US accepting a little help is not a sign of en-US weakness. In fact, it is a sign of strength.en-US LIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-US Family matters push to the forefront, Libra. en-US This may require all of your attention for the en-US time being. Clear your schedule so you can en-US give this the attention it deserves.en-USHoroscopesen-USLooking for St. Patricks Day fun? en-USTREASURE COAST There are so many en-US events taking place across the area to celeen-US -en-US brate St. Patricks Day that no matter where en-US you live, youre within a short distance of en-US Irish music and green beer.en-US The events get under way with the annual en-US Downtown Jensen Beach St. Patricks Day en-US Parade. The Saturday, March 11 event feaen-US -en-US tures food, fun, vendors and a parade, and en-US the free event is fun for the whole family. en-US Come watch as a shamrock-filled parade en-US marches down Jensen Beach Boulevard. The en-US event runs from 11 a.m. 4 p.m. with the en-US parade starting at 2 p.m.en-US The City of Port St. Lucie, along with the en-US Friendly Sons and Daughters of Ireland, will en-US salute St. Patrick and Irish culture, with traen-US-en-US ditional Irish cuisine, beer, live music by the en-US Dublin City Ramblers and The Rowdy en-US Micks, Irish dance performances, displays, en-US ye old Arts & Crafts, carnival rides and fun en-US for the whole family. The parade begins 11 en-US a.m. on Saturday and the entire event feaen-US -en-US tures free admission and parking. The annuen-US -en-US al event will take place from Friday, March en-US 16 to Saturday, March 17 at the Port St. Lucie en-US Civic Center, located at 9221 S.E. Civic Cenen-US-en-US ter Place.en-US On Saturday, March 17, there will be the en-US Got Beer? St. Patricks Day Pub Crawl en-US 2018. The inaugural event will start at 4 en-US p.m. Droves of green-clovered marathon of Out en-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout en-GBFRIDAY, MARCH 9en-GB en-GB Lunch & Learn:en-GB 'Facial Recognition en-GB and Lionfish Traps.' 12-1 p.m., Manatee en-GB Observation and Education Center, 480 N. en-GB Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce. Bring your en-GB lunch for a presentation by Maria & Bob en-GB Hickerson of Team Frapper. Maria and Bob en-GB will be presenting a fun and interesting en-GB facial recognition technology used in lionfish en-GB traps. Free. en-GB Call (772) 429-6266 for more en-GB information.en-GBFRIDAY, MARCH 9 SATURDAY, MARCH 10en-GB en-GB Space Songs:'en-GB Hallstrom Planetarium, en-GB IRSC main campus, 3209 Virginia Ave., Fort en-GB Pierce. Discover the wonders of the universe en-GB and the beauty of the earth and outer space. en-GB Sing along with the 'Singing Astronomer,' en-GB Planetarium Director Jon U. Bell. Show times en-GB are Friday at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and en-GB Saturday at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tickets en-GB are $5. en-GBContact the IRSC box office at (772) en-GB 462-4750 or email en-GB, MARCH 10en-GB en-GB St. Lucie County Empty Bowls:en-GB 10th en-GB annual event will be held from 8 a.m. to en-GB noon at the Fort Pierce Farmer's Market, en-GB 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce. Students in en-GB the county's public and private schools have en-GB created more than 500 ceramic bowls that en-GB will be sold at this event. For $15, patrons en-GB will purchase a bowl of their choice and have en-GB it filled with fresh, hot soup prepared by Fort en-GB Pierce Central High School culinary students en-GB and the Treasure Coast Food Bank's new en-GB production kitchen. 100 percent of proceeds en-GB will benefit the Treasure Coast Food Bank. en-GB There will also be a silent auction of bowls en-GB signed by celebrities including the New York Dining en-US&en-US Entertainmenten-USFRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018 en-US FORT PIERCEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 11en-USpub crawlers can take comfort in knowing en-US that they can let loose with their friends and en-US co-workers in the beautiful cities of Vero en-US Beach, Ft Pierce, Port St Lucie and Jensen en-US Beach. Attendees will have access to all of the en-US best drink specials at all of the best St. Paten-US -en-US ricks Day parties on the Treasure Coast, with en-US buses going to different areas of the Treasure en-US Coast from 4 p.m. until midnight. For more en-US information, fond the event on Facebook or en-US look for tickets on Sailfish Brewing Company and 2nd Street en-US Bistro are hosting a St. Patricks Day block en-US Party in downtown Fort Pierce, on March 17, en-US from 1 p.m. midnight. There will be beer en-USSeeen-US en-US FUNen-US page 13en-USBy Gaylon Parkeren-USgparker@hometownnewsol.comen-USSeeen-US en-US SCOPESen-US, page 12en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 13


en-US 12 en-USST LUCIE COUNTY Traditional wisen-US -en-US dom and folklore has taught that March en-US tends to come in like a lion and out like a en-US lamb. en-US For those of us who call Fort Pierce home, en-US especially those who appreciate great music, en-US the old proverb is decidedly switched en-US around. At the end of March each year, the en-US Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society celebrates en-US Jazz Week a week of fabulous concerts, en-US opportunities for dancing and partying, and en-US a party unlike any youve ever seen.en-US This years Jazz Week is no different, with en-US the kickoff coming on Sunday, March 25 en-US with a free Waterside Blues Concert at Melen-US -en-US ody Lane in beautiful and historic downen-US-en-US town Fort Pierce. Crowd favorite Otis Cadilen-US -en-US lac with make a glorious return with his en-US Sublime Seville Sisters in tow. The party en-US starts at 1 p.m. with a set from the Jazz en-US Ensemble, then kicks into high gear at 3 en-US when Otis takes the stage. Bring your lawn en-US chairs and umbrellas, but leave the bottles at en-US home; well have plenty of food and drinks en-US available on site that afternoon.en-US Just when youve recovered from the Otis en-US experience, on Tuesday, March 27th the en-US Larry Brown Quintet will take the Sunrise en-US Black Box Theatre stage by storm. This en-US WAMMIE winning quintet features pianist en-US Larry Brown and what calls en-US straight-ahead jazz at its best, with a forthen-US -en-US right approach to well-chosen material supen-US -en-US ported by first-rate soloists and a rock-solid en-US rhythm section. Because there are limited en-US seats available, youll want to reserve your en-US seats and come early for this awesome addien-US -en-US tion to Jazz Week.en-US Wednesday is double-your-pleasure day en-US with a free concert on the waterside from 11 en-US a.m. to 2 p.m. in downtown Fort Pierce, en-US courtesy of the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues en-US Societys own Jazz Ensemble. Well give you en-US time to finish out your work day or catch a en-US quick catnap, then well bring on FDO the en-US Big Swingin Band, which is nearly 20 pieces en-US of awesome musicianship and a whole eveen-US -en-US ning of tunes you can dance to. Well close en-US down Second Street, so youll have plenty of en-US room for Dancin in the Streets, and if your en-US happy feet are feeling lucky, take a chance at en-US our swing and Latin dance contests. And the en-US whole evening is free because, wellthats en-US what we do!en-US Thursday, March 29 is the Latin Music en-US Heritage Band on the waterside at Melody en-US Lane from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Friday, en-US March 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Rusty en-US Wright Blues Band is onstage. Both the en-US Thursday and Friday concerts are free, but en-US no one will ever mind if you make a small en-US donation to help fund the music scholaren-US -en-US ships we provide to talented Treasure Coast en-US students preparing for a career in music.en-US To learn more about Fort Pierce Jazz and en-US Blues Society, please call 772-460-5299, or en-US visit online at Mandarin Szechuan Cantonese Hunan 772-464-5960 1012 South US 1 Fort Pierce, FL PEKING CHINESE RESTAURANT OPEN 6 Days Closed Sundays Mon Thru 11 am 9 pm Fri & Sat 11 am 9:30 pm Dine In or Take Out Party Room Available 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Thank you for voting us #1 4848 N. Kings Hwy Fort Pierce 772-460-6577Like us on Facebook @ kingsarcadefortpierce Come be our Kings & Queens! Complimentary Beverages and Snacks HO! HO! HO! POT O GOLD Prizes BINGO NITES Tuesday & Wednesday BIG PRIZE RAFFLE CARDCome in and get your card stamped daily to enter to win fantastic prizes! Match Plays Bingo Exciting New Games Complimentary Beverages & SnacksMarch: Kenmore Washer & Dryer 772-828-3900 Like us on Facebook @ SpinWinArcade513 Georgia Ave., Fort Pierce, FL All you can eat soup and salad! ALL YOU CAN EATSOUP & SALAD$5.9911am-3pm now through 3/15/18Must present coupon for discount. Join us for Trivia Night every Wednesday at 7pm!5000 Okeechobee Rd., Ft. Pierce Jazz Week brings out talent in Fort Pierce en-USFor Hometown en-USSCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22en-US Scorpio, overcoming challenges as they are en-US presented to you is one of the things that makes en-US you so successful. But even the best task master en-US needs some rest and relaxation.en-US SAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-US You may find yourself at the center of social en-US occasions, Sagittarius. If you want to be the life of en-US the party, then go ahead. If you want to remain on en-US the sidelines, that's fine as well.en-US CAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-US It's not worth getting into an argument to win a en-US point with someone who doesn't have all of the en-US facts, Capricorn. Rest your case and forge ahead en-US with what you know is right.en-US AQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-US A change of direction may not be the right fit for en-US you at this moment in time, Aquarius. If you have en-US been pondering a move, you may want to devote en-US more time to vetting the idea.en-US PISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-US Splurge on something that you have been en-US considering buying for a while, Pisces. As long as en-US you can afford it, you can splurge without any en-US guilt.en-USScopesen-USFrom page 11


en-US 13 Join us for Trivia Night every Wednesday at 7:00 pm! 5000 Okeechobee Rd., Ft. Pierce Fall O the Bone Baby Back Ribs & Juicy Shrimp SHRIMP & BABY BACK RIBS$9.99Choose your avor! Original Dry Rub, Bourbon, Tennessee Red, Jalapeo Honey Glaze or Maple Glazed. Comes with 1 side.Must present coupon for discount. 1 Coupon per table. Valid through 3/15/18 Joe and Amy Alice of Port St. Lucie took their copy of Hometown en-USNews with them while they vacationed in Memphis, Tenn., for their en-US 20th wedding anniversary. On Valentines Day, which is their actual en-US wedding day, they toured Graceland and took a photo for Touring en-US with the Townies! Thanks for taking us along! en-USTouring with the Towniesen-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 (or en-US more) of our Treasure Coast residents reading the Hometown News in a unique or en-US exotic place. Whether you take a trip to the Grand Canyon or a cruise to the Bahamas, en-US bring your Hometown News with you and have someone snap a picture.en-US Email your photo (at least 1 MB in size) to 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-USspecials, live music, and a St. Patricks Day en-US menu at 2nd Street. The brewery will be en-US for those over 21 after 8 p.m. en-US The St. Lucie Draft House will host St. en-US Patricks Day events on both March 16 and en-US 17. They will have a DJ, drink specials, en-US food specials and an outside tent. They are en-US located at 6630 S. US 1 in Port St. Lucie. en-US Shindig Irish Restaurant and Pub will en-US start its celebration with breakfast at 7 a.m. en-US The day-long festivities will include en-US authentic Irish food, promotions and giveen-US -en-US aways, and live music. There will be a $5 en-US cover from 3-5 p.m. And a $10 cover after en-US 5 p.m. en-US On Saturday, March 17 from 5:30 to 7 en-US p.m. at Lakewood Park United Methodist en-US Church at 5405 Turnpike Feeder Road in en-US Fort Pierce the United Methodist Mens en-US Group will be hosting a St. Patricks Day en-US Dinner in the Family Life Center. They will en-US serve a traditional Irish Dinner complete en-US with Soda Bread, and tickets are $7. and en-US can be purchased during Terrific Tuesdays en-US and in the lobby after services until March en-US 11. Buy your tickets today to get your seat en-US at the best St. Patricks Day Dinner in townen-US St. Patricks Day at Pappa Louies locaten-US -en-US ed at 7240 S. US Hwy 1 in Port Saint Lucie en-US will be from 11 a.m. on March 17, and will en-US offer corned beef and cabbage, along with en-US beer and wine specials.en-US On Sunday, March 18, Lucie Gators en-US Annual St. Patricks Day Tournament will en-US be a 9-pin No-Tap Doubles Tournament en-US starting at 1 p.m. The entry is $15 per peren-US -en-US son, and teams will consists of two bowlers en-US (adult/youth or youth/youth) who will en-US bowl three games and then have a stepladen-US -en-US der finals with the top 5 teams.The Handien-US -en-US cap will be 90-percent of 220, and bowlers en-US must have a 2016/17 book average or have en-US a current average of at least 21 games. en-US Bowlers without an average must bowl en-US scratch.en-US en-US Youth bowlers must be sanctioned to en-US receive scholarship money.en-US The St. Patricks Day Weekend Party at en-US Summer Crush Winery, located at 4200 en-US Johnston Road in Fort Pierce, will be hosten-US -en-US ed by The Kindred Kilts on Sunday, March en-US 18 from noon to 5 p.m.en-US For more information, visit the Homeen-US-en-US town News websites for a list of calendar en-US events.en-USFunen-USFrom page 11 en-GBMets. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB http://en-GB en-GB Treasure Coast History Lecture en-GB Series:en-GB 10:30-11:30 a.m., Lewis Branch en-GB Library, 2950 S.W. Rosser Blvd., Port en-GB St. Lucie. IRSC Professor Ronald Frazer en-GB brings this 4-part series on Treasure Coast en-GB History to Lewis Branch Library. On March en-GB 10, "Seminole Indian Wars." Free, open to en-GB the public. en-GBFor more information, contact en-GB Maureen Gallagher at (772) 871-5470 or en-GB email en-GB gallagherm@stlucieco.orgen-US en-US Boys & Girls Clubs Seafood Festival:en-US en-US 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Port St. Lucie Civic en-US Center, 9221 S.E. Civic Center Place, Port en-US St. Lucie. Enjoy a wide selection of en-US seafood, live music, vendors, a classic car en-USOuten-USFrom page 11en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 14


en-US 14 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! Daily SOUP Specials Hamburger & Fries Only $5.95 Oxtails over riceOnly $9.95 Prime Rib DInner DailyOnly $14.95 2 Eggs, 2 Pancakes, 2 Strips of BaconOnly $4.99 OPEN 7 DAYS 6AM-8PMBreakfastLunch DinnerClam Basket w/ fries and coleslaw Only $9.95 Ask about our nightly dinner specials! 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S Seafood Combo Snow Crab Legs, Shrimp, Corn on the Cob potatoes & polish sausage Only $19.95 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! Donnell Williams, en-US12, from Port St. en-US Lucie, caught this en-US 30-inch Large en-US Mouth Bass in east en-US Port St. Lucie. en-USshow, a corn hole tournament, costumed en-US characters including pirates and mermaids, en-US and a kids zone with a bounce house, face en-US painting, games, crafts and more. VIP tickets en-US will be available to purchase at the event, for en-US a designated area with covered seating, en-US cocktails and a menu provided by the festival en-US food vendors. Free admission and parking. en-US For more information, call (772) 460-9918 en-US or visit en-US en-GB Movie Matinee:en-GB Showing 'The Lorax' en-GB at 2 p.m., Morningside Branch Library, en-GB 2410 S.E. Morningside Blvd., Port St. Lucie. en-GB Animated film is rated PG, running time of en-GB 86 minutes. Free. en-GBFor more information, call en-GB (772) 337-5632 or visit en-GB library.en-GB en-GB Fur Ball:en-GB 14th annual event from the en-GB Humane Society of St. Lucie will be held from en-GB 6-10 p.m., PGA Village Island Club, 9200 en-GB One Putt Place, Port St. Lucie. Each ticket en-GB is $100 and includes an evening of dinner, en-GB drinks, silent & live auction with this years en-GB theme taking us to a Hawaiian getaway. en-GB For en-GB more information, call (772) 971-3914 or en-GB visit en-GB www.hsslc.orgen-GBSUNDAY, MARCH 11en-GB en-GB Song Circle and Folk Jam:en-GB 3-5 p.m., en-GB Savannas Preserve State Park, 2541 S.E. en-GB Walton Road, Port St. Lucie. Bring a stringed en-GB instrument and enjoy an informal folk jam en-GB with members of the community, or just en-GB listen. Free with paid park admission ($3 en-GB per car). en-GB For more information, visit en-GB www.en-GB, MARCH 11 TUESDAY, MARCH 13en-GB en-GB Open Auditions:en-GB For Incorruptible,' to en-GB be presented by the Pineapple Playhouse en-GB in Fort Pierce from May 3 through May 20. en-GB Auditions are open to the public and require en-GB no prior stage experience. Registration is at en-GB 6:30 p.m., and auditions are cold reads from en-GB the shows script. en-GB For more information, visit en-GB, MARCH 13en-GB en-GB Florida Humanities Council Speaker en-GB Series:en-GB Gary Mormino will present "Florida en-GB and World War II" at 2 p.m., Black Box at en-GB Sunrise Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort en-GB Pierce. Free, but please register in advance en-GB by calling (772) 466-3880 (Monday through en-GB Friday) or (772) 465-0630 (Wednesday en-GB through Sunday). en-GBFor more information, visit en-GB en-GB Dancing with the Big Band:en-GB 'St. en-GB Patrick's Emerald Ball' featuring The en-GB Ambassadors of Swing, 7-10 p.m., Port St. en-GB Lucie Civic Center, 9221 S.E. Civic Center en-GB Place, Port St. Lucie. Advance tickets are $8 en-GB per person; tickets on the day of the event or en-GB at the door are $10 per person. Doors open en-GB at 6:30 p.m. Cash bar available. No outside en-GB food and beverage allowed. en-GB To purchase en-GB tickets over the phone, Monday Friday from en-GB 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., call the Civic Center Box en-GB Office at (772) 807-4488.en-GB en-GB Tuesday Night Jazz Jam:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society en-GB from 7-10 p.m. at the Black Box at Sunrise en-GB Theatre, 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. en-GB Call (772) 460-5299 or visit en-GB www.jazzsociety.en-GB org.en-US en-US Dinner & Dance: en-US 6-9 p.m. every en-US Tuesday, Polish American Club, 343 Prima en-US Vista Blvd., Port St. Lucie. $14 per person. en-US BYOB and soda. en-US For reservations, call Cindy, en-USOuten-USFrom page 13en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 15


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