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FORT PIERCETHE BEACHES LAKEWOOD PARK Vol. 17, No. 8 en-USFriday, July 20, 2018 en-US@HometownNewsStLucie @hometownnewsslc @HometownNewsSLC 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-USINDEX Classified 12 Crossword en-US11 Horoscopes en-US9 Out & About 9 Police Report en-US5 Viewpoint en-US6 en-USCOMMUNITY CALENDARen-USSee community en-US activities on en-US page 2 and the en-US full listings en-US online: en-US hometownnewsen-US -en-US en-USSTAYING IN TOUCH en-USVISIT US ONLINEen-USWant to catch up on a en-US favorite columnist or see en-US more pictures and more en-US community news? en-USMISSING A en-US FAVORITE FEATURE?en-USWant to be sure you know what's going on around the en-US Treasure Coast? Email en-US en-US with "newsletter" in the subject line. LOOKING FOR A HOME 7 en-USWould you like to meet a en-US regal cat that is ready to en-US have a family? Visit Dogs en-US and Cats Forever en-USMEET CALLIE en-USDINING 10en-USVilla Pagano promises en-US to serve an authentic en-US dinner to guests en-US featuring homemade en-US red sauce and more! en-USDINE OUT! en-USTAKE US WITH YOUen-USTouring with en-US the Townies en-US features en-US reader-suben-US-en-US mitted en-US photos from en-US travels. Lets en-US see how en-US many places en-US we can go! en-US Send in your picture or en-US questions to en-US en-USPLANNING A TRIP? Will Jensen en-USfounder of the en-US Chili Cook-off, en-US shares a news en-US article chronien-US-en-US cling the first en-US event, held at en-US the Holiday Inn, en-US with Boys and en-US Girls Club of St. en-US Lucie County en-US CEO Will Armen-US-en-US stead, Michael en-US Lafreniere and en-US A&G Concrete en-US Pools Travis en-US Leonard.en-USSevin Bullwinkle/Staff photographeren-USThe 36th Annual Chili Cook-Off was held at the Havert L. Fenn Center in Fort en-US Pierce on Saturday July 14 to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of St. Lucie en-US County. Over 35 teams competed at this years cartoon themed Chili Cook-en-US Off. For more information please visit served hoten-USFORT PIERCE The City Commission en-US attempted to once again hash out the en-US future of Little Jims Bait & Tackle Shops en-US land lease during its Conference Agenda en-US July 9 due to some commissioners unhapen-US-en-US piness with the Request For Proposal the en-US Board had unanimously approved May 21.en-US The Commission first began Little Jim en-US discussions this year during its March 9 en-US Conference Agenda but subsequently en-US postponed the conversation until April 9 en-US because some of the commissioners were en-US absent and neither the tenants nor their en-US attorney Robert J. Gorman had shown up en-US for that meeting. On April 9, Mr. Gorman en-US reminded commissioners of the previous en-US conversations he had with each of them en-US and what his clients hoped to do through en-US the bidding process.en-US The kings are agreeable to having a en-US proposal go out for bid because there is en-US currently an option that they have with en-US another party, and I think a number of the en-US representative of the city are familiar with en-US the other individuals who would like to en-US take over at Little Jims, he said. The conen-US-en-US cept is to place the current lease subject to en-US auction as a part of the proposal with an en-US extended lease and have Purchasing put it en-US out for proposal to see what proposals en-US may com in.en-US Mr. Gorman further explained that his en-US clients hoped the city would negotiate en-US with the prospective bidders to extend the en-US lease even further than the remaining six-en-US and-a-half years they want to have bought en-US out to encourage new financial investen-US-en-US ments into the business located on city-en-US owned property. Throughout the process, en-US Commissioner Reginald sessions has conen-US -en-US sistently peppered City Attorney James en-US Messer with questions about the legality of en-US re-bidding the contracted lease on the en-US property located at 601North Causeway en-USLittle Jims en-US futureen-US debateden-USCommission majority en-US unhappy with recent en-US request for proposal en-US offering current lessee en-US more optionsen-USST. LUCIE COUNTY The St. Lucie County en-US Commission voted unanimously July 10 to posten-US-en-US pone the discussion on a controversial cell tower en-US in the Harbour Ridge development at the developen-US-en-US ers request to give the company more time to en-US investigate alternative site locations.en-US Vertex Development LLC had requested both a en-US distance waiver and conditional-use permit in en-US order to build a 100-foot monopole wireless comen-US -en-US munications tower at 13500 Gilson Road in the en-US Harbour Ridge Planned Unit Development. en-US Although most of the Harbour Ridge residents en-US support the tower, the firm has run into resistance en-US from several homeowners in the Wide Waters en-US subdivision just east of Harbour Ridge who en-US oppose the tower, which would be extended to en-US 124feet in the future, on aesthetic grounds. Both en-US those who oppose and support the current Gilson en-US Road site tower admit the need for a tower to proen-US -en-US vide wireless communications in an area known en-US to be a dead zone. The St. Lucie County Planning en-US & Zoning Commission voted unanimously May en-US 17 to recommend denial of the two requests, sayen-US -en-US ing the company should search for alternate sites en-US in the area.en-US County attorney Dan McIntyre told commisen-US-en-US sioners that Vertex had requested a minimum of en-US 30 more days to research its options with a request en-US for continuance until Aug. 7. That date, however, en-US has proved problematic for some county staff and en-US an outside consultant hired to advise the county en-US on the issue.en-US We retain the same expert that helped us with en-US our small cell tower ordinance and our cable TV en-US ordinance whos been assisting staff in this area en-US because its a complex area, he said. Its a difficult en-US area that requires specialized expertise, and hell en-US be out of the state on that particular day, so if we en-USDeveloper kicks can on en-US tower discussionen-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown Newsen-USVertex Development LLC asks en-US for 30-day extension to en-US consider options on en-US Gilson Road cell toweren-USSeeen-US en-USTOWERen-US page 8en-US Seeen-US en-US DEBATEen-US, page 3en-USBy Donald Rodrigueen-USFor Hometown News


en-US 2 en-USCommunity calendar STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue an Environmental Resource Permit modication (File No. MMR_206327009) to Stewart Materials, LLC, c/o Nick Stewart, CEO, 2875 Jupiter Park Drive, Suite 1100, Jupiter, Florida 33458, to create new surface water management systems at the Capron Trails Mine, an operating limestone and sand mine. The property is owned by the Indrio Land Group, LLC, and portions have been leased for mining by Dickerson Aggregates, Inc. and Stewart Materials, LLC. The new project area will adjoin property included within Permit No. MMR_206327-008, which was issued to Dickerson Aggregates, Inc. on May 11, 2016. Permit No. MMR_206327-008 will remain in eect, and is currently being mined under a lease by Stewart Materials, LLC. The new permit will allow mining to start in two new tracts, 4C and 4D, which are adjacent to Tract 4, the northernmost tract in the Dickerson permit. After the completion of mining in Tracts 4C and 4D, mining will expand westward into new Tracts 5 and 6. The mine plan involves a total project area of 750.04 acres, 403.72 acres of which will consist of the expanded mining into Tracts 4C and 4D (85.21 acres), Tract 5 (174.51 acres), and Tract 6 (144.00 acres). Tracts 4C and 4D will be mined for both sand and limestone, while Tracts 5 and 6 will be mined only for sand using a oating suction dredge. Tracts 4C and 4D will be dewatered to enable dry mechanical excavation to access the limestone. Recharge canals will be used to hydrate adjacent undisturbed wetlands during dewatering. The maximum mining depth will be limited to -28 feet National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD), although deeper key ditches will be excavated within Tracts 4C and 4D to facilitate dewatering. The mine is located within the boundary of the Capron Trail Community Development District (CTCDD), which operates under an ERP issued by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) (Permit No. 56-00745-S-02) to address the overall water management for the property. The mine also operates under a SFWMD Water Use Permit, No. 56-00765-W, which will be modied to address the mine expansion. Prior to mining of the sand and limerock deposits, overburden (non-mineable surface material) will be removed and stock piled along outer edge of the mining limits. Where suitable this material will be used in association with the construction of temporary access roads. All mechanically extracted limerock within Tracts 4C and 4D and wet dredged sand within Tracts 4C and 4D, 5, and 6 will be hauled or piped, respectively, back to the plant site and processing facility. The water and tailings transported with the sand will be returned to the excavation areas. Tailings will also be used during the reclamation process to create slopes along the post-mining lake littoral zones. A total of 24.28 acres of wetlands and 5.81 acres of other surface waters will be impacted by mining. To oset adverse impacts to wetlands, the permittee will provide a total of 227.83 acres of preservation through the recording of a conservation easement prior to the initiation of land clearing within wetlands. The preservation area consists of 75.11 acres of wetlands (56.03 acres mixed forest and 19.08 acres herbaceous or prairie) and 1.02 acres of other surface waters, along with 80.88 acres of herbaceous uplands (mostly dry prairie) and 70.82 acres of forested uplands (mostly pine atwoods). Hydrology within the preservation area will be enhanced by blocking unnecessary drainage ditches. To provide assurance that there will be no secondary impacts from mining on the hydroperiods of wetlands located near each mine phase, the permittee will conduct semi-weekly (every two weeks) hydrological monitoring, utilizing an array of sta gauges and piezometers. Each of these selected wetland locations will also receive annual qualitative vegetation monitoring to evaluate the response of the vegetative community. The mining and reclamation will result in three lakes surrounded by gently sloping littoral zone wetlands vegetated with native herbaceous plants. The lake depths will average about 53 feet below the ground surface. All the proposed mining will be subject to the mandatory reclamation requirements of Chapter 62C36, F.A.C. The control elevation of the nal post-mining Tract 4C lake is being proposed at 22 feet NGVD, which is lower than the seasonal high-water elevation (SHWE) of 23 feet NGVD of adjacent wetlands. As such, impermeable clay barriers as previously approved in the previous ERP, will be installed if needed between the post-mining waterbody and adjacent wetlands to prevent secondary impacts to the hydroperiods of these wetlands. The surface water created by mining in Tracts 4D and Tract 5 will be merged into a single lake, which, along with the Tract 6 lake will have a control elevation of 23 feet NGVD which is the same as the SHWE. The system is designed to contain up to a 100year three-day storm event and discharge structures will be in place to prevent overtopping if that storm event is to be exceeded. The project, as modied, will consist of a total permitted system of 715 acres. The estimated life of the mine is twenty years. The construction phase, including reclamation, of this permit expires in twenty years. The post reclamation land types will include lakes, wetlands, pine atwoods, herbaceous prairies, and pasture. The project is located just north of Indrio Road, approximately one-quarter mile west of Interstate95, Sections 6 and 7, Township 34 South, Range 39 East; and Section 12, Township 34 South and Range 38 East in St. Lucie County. The aected wetlands are isolated wetlands and ditches in the watershed of the CTCDD Canal C-5, Class IV waters. The Department will issue the environmental resource permit unless a timely petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) is led under sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., before the deadline for ling a petition. On the ling of a timely and sucient petition, this action will not be nal and eective until further order of the Department. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate nal agency action, the hearing process may result in a modication of the agency action or even denial of the application. Therefore, on the ling of a timely and sucient petition, this action will not be nal and eective until further order of the Department. Petition for Administrative Hearing A person whose substantial interests are aected by the Departments action may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. Pursuant to rule 28-106.201, F.A.C, a petition for an administrative hearing must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency aected and each agencys le or identication number, if known; (b) The name, address, any email address, any facsimile number, and telephone number of the petitioner; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioners representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioners substantial interests are or will be aected by the agency determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the agency decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the specic facts that the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modication of the agencys proposed action; (f) A statement of the specic rules or statutes that the petitioner contends require reversal or modication of the agencys proposed action, including an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the specic rules or statutes; and (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action that the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencys proposed action. The petition must be led (received by the Clerk) in the Oce of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000 or at Agency_ Also, a copy of the petition shall be mailed to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of ling. Time Period for Filing a Petition In accordance with rule 62-110.106(3), F.A.C, petitions for an administrative hearing by the applicant must be led within 21 days of receipt of this written notice. Petitions led by any persons other than the applicant, and other than those entitled to written notice under section 120.60(3), F.S., must be led within 21 days of publication of the notice or within 21 days of receipt of the written notice, whichever occurs rst. Under section 120.60(3), F.S., however, any person who has asked the Department for notice of agency action may le a petition within 21 days of receipt of such notice, regardless of the date of publication. The failure to le a petition within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative determination (hearing) under sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a party to it. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the discretion of the presiding ocer upon the ling of a motion in compliance with rule 28-106.205, F.A.C. Extension of Time Under rule 62-110.106(4), F.A.C., a person whose substantial interests are aected by the Departments action may also request an extension of time to le a petition for an administrative hearing. The Department may, for good cause shown, grant the request for an extension of time. Requests for extension of time must be led with the Oce of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, before the applicable deadline for ling a petition for an administrative hearing. A timely request for extension of time shall toll the running of the time period for ling a petition until the request is acted upon. Mediation Mediation is not available in this proceeding. The les associated with this order are available upon request. Please address your request to and include the le number in your request. FRIDAY, JULY 20 en-GB en-GB Candidate Forum: en-GB 3 p.m., Port St. en-GB Lucie City Hall, 121 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd., en-GB Port St. Lucie. The Treasure Coast Regional en-GB League of Cities and St. Lucie County en-GB Chamber of Commerce invite the public to en-GB a special Candidate Forum for State Senate en-GB Dist. 25, House Dist. 83 and 84. No RSVP en-GB needed. To participate and email questions en-GB for the candidates, use "Candidate Question" en-GB in subject line and email en-GBpresident@en-GB stluciechamber.orgen-GB en-GB Diabetes class:en-GB No class will be held en-GB on this date. For information on future en-GB sessions of this free class on diabetes for en-GB people who have just been diagnosed as en-GB well as for people who have had diabetes en-GB for years but may have difficulty managing en-GB it, call educator Noreen Williams at (321) en-GB 615-1901.en-USSATURDAY, JULY 21en-US en-US Community Garage Sale:en-US 8 a.m. to en-US noon, Minsky Gym, 750 S.W. Darwin Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. Find a bargain or be a vendor en-US to unload all your unwanted treasures. This en-US popular garage sales are held the third en-US Saturday of each month. To reserve your en-US space to be a vendor, stop by Minsky Gym to en-US register before the day of event; spots are en-US available on a first-come, first-served basis. en-US Registration is at Minsky Gym only. Must be en-US registered any day prior to the event. Fee is en-US $6.40 for a 10 foot by 10 foot spot. en-USFor more en-US information, call (772) 344-4142.en-GB en-GB Democratic Women's Club of St Lucie en-GB County:en-GB Monthly meeting will feature Ryan en-GB Torres, candidate for Florida State Attorney en-GB General, and R. David Walker, candidate en-GB for Florida State Agriculture Commissioner. en-GB Club members and all interested citizens en-GB are welcome to meet the candidates; a en-GB question and answer session will follow en-GB their presentations. The meeting will be held en-GB from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the community en-GB room located in the main building of the en-GB Garber Buick GMC dealership, 5255 U.S. 1, en-GB Fort Pierce. Please park in the rear parking en-GB lot of the dealership complex. en-GB For more en-GB information, visit en-GB http://www.dwcstlucie.en-GB com/en-US en-US Contraption Faction:en-US 2 p.m., Zora en-US Neale Hurston Branch Library, 3008 Avenue en-US D, Fort Pierce. Suited for ages 10 and older, en-US these programs will focus on building en-US games, gadgets and robotics, including a en-US session with Legos. en-USFor more information, en-US call (772) 462-2154 or visit en-US http://library.en-US en-US or email en-USgreshamg@stlucieco.en-US org.en-US en-US Pizza Jam Teens:en-US 5-8 p.m., Minsky Gym, en-US 750 S.W. Darwin Blvd., Port St. Lucie. This en-US activity is for teens 13-17 years old. The cost en-US is $7.90 per teen at the door and includes en-US pizza, beverages, games and more. en-US Participants will play basketball, hang out en-US with their friends and have a great time. en-US Make sure you are there by 5 p.m. to sign in en-US and make payment; the doors will be locked en-US before 5:30 p.m. en-USFor more information, call en-US (772) 344-4142.en-USMONDAY, JULY 23en-US en-US League of Women Voters of St. Lucie en-US County general meeting:en-US 6 p.m., Friendlys, en-US 230 N.W. Peacock Blvd., in St. Lucie West. en-US The League of Women Voters of Florida, a en-US nonpartisan political organization, en-US encourages informed and active en-US participation in government, works to en-US increase understanding of major public en-US policy issues, and influences public policy en-US through education and advocacy. en-US For more en-US information visit en-US, JULY 23 FRIDAY, JULY 27en-GB en-GB Junior Oxbow Scientist Summer en-GB Camp:en-GB For ages 6-9. Held July 23-27 en-GB from 2:30-5:30 p.m., Oxbow Eco-Center, en-GB 5400 N.E. St. James Drive, Port St. Lucie. en-GB Explore the fascinating world of science, en-GB technology, engineering, art and math with en-GB fun experiments, games, activities and art en-GB projects. Fee is $125. en-GB Registration required: en-GB call (772) 785-5833 or visit en-GB www.stlucieco.en-GB gov/departments-services/m-q/oxbow-eco-en-GB center/summer-camps.en-USTUESDAY, JULY 24en-GB en-GB Society of American Magicians, Local en-GB Assembly 172, meeting:en-GB Fourth Tuesday of en-GB every month at 7 p.m., St. Lucie Lanes, en-GB 6759 US 1, Port St. Lucie. Members include en-GB hobbyists, amateurs, part time and en-GB professional magicians who all love and en-GB enjoy the art of magic. Public is welcome to en-GB learn and enjoy the age-old art of magic. en-GB Free. en-GBFor more information, call Dean Devitt en-GB at (772) 332-8412 or Matt Musgrave at en-GB (772) 519-6048.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 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-USTHURSDAY, JULY 26en-US en-US Explore the World of Raptors:en-US 10 a.m., en-US Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library, 3008 en-US Avenue D, Fort Pierce. The Hobe Sound en-US Nature Center gets wild with live animals, en-US focusing on raptors. en-US For more information, en-US call (772) 462-2154 or visit en-US http://library.en-US en-US or email en-USgreshamg@stlucieco.en-US org.en-USFRIDAY, JULY 27en-US en-US Contraption Faction:en-US 3 p.m., Zora en-US Neale Hurston Branch Library, 3008 Avenue en-US D, Fort Pierce. Suited for ages 10 and older, en-US these programs will focus on building en-US games, gadgets and robotics, including a en-US session with Legos. en-US For more information, en-US call (772) 462-2154 or visit en-US http://library.en-US en-US or email en-USgreshamg@stlucieco.en-US org.en-USSATURDAY, JULY 28en-US en-US Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup:en-US en-US 11th annual cleanup will be held from 8 a.m. en-US to 12:30 p.m. Teams will be cleaning up 125 en-US miles of waterways in Martin, St. Lucie & en-US Indian River counties. Participants and en-US sponsors welcome! Since 2008, more than en-US 8,500 volunteers and more than 2,500 en-US boats removed 77 tons of trash from the en-US waters of the Treasure Coast. This event is en-US for all ages and perfect for individuals, en-US students, service clubs, yacht clubs or en-US anyone who wants to be part of the solution en-US to pollution. All registered volunteers will en-US receive an event T-shirt; watercraft will en-US receive a commemorative burgee to fly, en-US which indicates that they are part of the en-US event. All volunteers will be invited to an en-US Seeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 8


en-US 3 Drive. The latter responded April 9 that the en-UScity had a legal right to do so on the remainen-US-en-US ing part of the lease.en-US If youre asking me if its illegal, the en-US answer is no, it is legal to do it, Mr. Messer en-US explained. If youre asking me if its good en-US policy, I would defer to the Commission and en-US respective department heads on that.en-US During the May 21 City Commission en-US meeting, Commissioners voted unanimously en-US to accept the draft RFP wording without any en-US discussion. City manager Nick Mimms en-US reminded the Commission July 9 that some en-US of its members had asked to bring the topic en-US back to the table two weeks prior for further en-US discussions.en-US To assist with this discussion, we have en-US included in your package today the RFP and en-US the RFP special conditions, the existing lease en-US with the existing tenant, the memorandums en-US from the city attorney, the title report and the en-US appraisal, he said.en-US Commissioner Thomas Perona expressed en-US frustration that the current tenants had not en-US mentioned wanting to offer an extension of en-US their lease to a prospective future tenant in en-US his talks with them and doubted the city en-US could legally do anything beyond the current en-US leases provision to sell out the remaining en-US years.en-US It seems like we get caught up in all of en-US these legalities and proper formats of en-US RFPs, and it seems like weve caused a little en-US bit of a stir, he said. I guess theres still an en-US intention for the principles to market their en-US lease as long as the city can extend it in some en-US way. Everything that Ive seen so far just en-US doesnt provide me with any type of reasonen-US -en-US ing that this is something that we can actualen-US-en-US ly do legally. As far as Im concerned if en-US somebody else wants to take over the remainen-US -en-US ing time of the existing lease, that would be en-US about the only decision that we can do legalen-US-en-US ly.en-US Commissioner Jeremiah Johnson, conen-US -en-US curred, saying the RFP process had become en-US a little convoluted to him.en-US This was brought to us as a proposal, and en-US the original question was can we extend the en-US lease, and digging into the legalities and the en-US lease and all those factors, we cant do that en-US without an RFP, so thats where we are today, en-US he said. The attorneys office provided us en-US some information that was a proposed possien-US -en-US ble RFP agreement that involved multiple en-US parties, the city and the Kings involved as a en-US third party. If the Kings want to remove their en-US contractual requirements, then thats up to en-US them, and maybe we can negotiate and find a en-US way to do that, but I dont think the city is in en-US the position to do that.en-US For his part, Commissioner Perona admiten-US -en-US ted to having second thoughts after his origien-US-en-US nal approval of the RFP language May 21.en-US We had a proposed RFP draft language in en-US front of us, and it was sometime after that I en-US ended up very uncomfortable with that lanen-US -en-US guage because I felt that this was not solid en-US clad, it was not something that would pass all en-US test of legality in proper format, he said. I en-US dont know if anybody else had the same feelen-US -en-US ing afterwards, but I would propose that we en-US revisit that decision on the RFP language.en-US Commissioner Johnson also admitting to en-US having second thoughts on the RFP lanen-US -en-US guage.en-US I agree, he said, the RFP needs to come en-US back, we need to have some more discussion en-US and a discussion obviously with a decision en-US afterwards. You know I look back on the RFP en-US and the language and the third-party en-US arrangements that were mentioned in a few en-US of the paragraphs and Im uncomfortable en-US with it.en-US Both Commissioner Johnson and Comen-US -en-US missioner Perona mentioned the possibility en-US of selling off the property in the future once en-US the current or any renegotiated lease term en-US expires, which brought sharp rebukes from en-US two other commissioners.en-US I am not going to support it today or en-US tomorrow -Im not going to support selling en-US some of our public properties, Commissionen-US-en-US er Rufus Alexander fumed. We should be en-US buying public properties because there are en-US not a lot of public properties in the city of en-US Fort Pierce. Too much public property has en-US vanished.en-US Commissioner Reginald Sessions agreed.en-US I agree wholeheartedly: If anything, we en-US need to be trying to purchase, and definitely en-US not turn loose our assets -anything on en-US water, he said. As a as a matter of fact, I en-US hope the city is trying to obtain property that en-US abuts the water and let alone trying to get rid en-US of ours.en-US Mayor Linda Hudson noticed many Little en-US Jim supporters in the audience and emphaen-US -en-US sized the city was not making an underhanden-US -en-US ed attempt to replace the long-standing instien-US -en-US tution.en-US I want to tell you that the City of Fort en-US Pierce did not initiate this; this was initiated en-US by the operators of Little Jim, she explained. en-US The majority of people who have reached en-US out to me since this issue was promoted on en-US social media want to keep it like it is, so I will en-US tell you that major changes will be costly. en-USWhen we talked with our attorney and our en-US commission, we found that in order to do en-US that, by our own rules we would have to go en-US out for an RFP; so that would mean that the en-US current operators wouldnt be in control of en-US what would happen, and that made it very, en-US very messy.en-US The mayor also believes some of the details en-US uncovered in the title search of the land en-US might help to keep the natural charm of Little en-US Jims intact.en-US Honestly the way the property is now -en-US part of it is submerged part of the time, who en-US owns it, the state or city -Im not sure that en-US you can change all that much, she added. So en-US the people who have a great deal of anxiety en-US about keeping Little Jims as it is, I think the en-US forces of nature and the realities are you are en-US probably going to get what you want.en-US Mr. Mimms then told the Commission he en-US would bring the matter back to the July 16 en-US meeting during which they could actually en-US take action on the RFP wording.en-US We can bring the exact same information en-US and funnel this through all of our departen-US-en-US ments and also work with Mr. Messer so we en-US can get a clear legal opinion as to where we en-US stand with the RFP language, he said.en-USDebateen-USFrom page 1en-USSo the people who have a great deal of anxiety about keeping Little Jims en-US as it is, I think the forces of nature and the realities are you are probably en-US going to get what you want.en-USLinda Hudson, Fort Pierce Mayor


en-US 4 en-USDont blame your computer, blame your Internet speeden-USMen-USany people are surprised (shocked en-US even) when they replace their en-US ancient computer with a brand en-US spanking new machine with 10 times the en-US horsepower than their old one but their en-US new computer still crawls at a snails pace en-US when connected to the internet. en-US I often get calls from frustrated people en-US who tell me stories like I just got a new en-US machine but my home page takes forever to en-US load or every time I try to watch a video en-US online, it freezes, goes for a bit then stops en-US again over and over! I cant stand it! The en-US frustration is usually mixed with confusion en-US because they figure that, since its a new en-US machine with gobs of ram and all sorts of en-US processor power, it should be much faster en-US than their old machine. en-US Now as a rule this is usually true their en-US new machine is actually much faster than en-US their old machine and if you set the two of en-US them up side by side youll see the new one en-US start up much faster, open programs much en-US faster and visibly outperform the old en-US machine with every test you throw at it. en-US That is until you start doing things that en-US depend upon a fast internet connection. en-US You know, things like watching a en-US YouTube video or waiting for a page like the en-US Yahoo portal to load. Then, if the internet en-US connection is not what it should be, things en-US grind to a halt and start working at the en-US same pace as the old machine.en-US When people start off by telling me that en-US watching videos over the internet is en-US frustrating because it pauses and skips, I en-US usually tell them about the old work around en-US of starting the video and then immediately en-US hitting the pause button for a while. (I still en-US use this technique just to make sure, en-US especially if its a long video Ill start the en-US video then pause it and go get a cup of en-US coffee or something. Then when I come en-US back Ill hit play and it usually plays without en-US a hitch). What were doing by starting it and en-US pausing for a while is giving the data stream en-US a good head start before releasing the play en-US head in the hopes that the point of the en-US video that we are watching doesnt catch up en-US with the data stream thats downloading. If en-US the internet connection is slow and we hit en-US play and dont hit the pause button, the en-US video will sometimes play faster than the en-US computer can download the data that en-US makes up the video and the whole thing en-US stops while it downloads a bit more. This en-US process is called buffering and has more en-US to do with the speed of the internet en-US connection than it does with the speed of en-US the computer. Pause the video and give the en-US data stream plenty of time to buffer and en-US when you hit the play button again the play en-US head wont have a chance of catching the en-US data stream and it should play smoothly. en-US With YouTube videos you can even see it en-US in action start a video and hit pause, then en-US watch and youll see a thin red line start to en-US grow from the left to the right even though en-US the video isnt playing. That line is an en-US indication of how much of the data stream en-US is downloaded and the trick is to make sure en-US its far enough ahead. Catch up to the line en-US and the video will pause and try to buffer en-US on its own but usually the automatic en-US buffering doesnt give the data stream en-US enough of a head start and the process en-US repeats itself over and over.en-US OK so we know that even a brand new en-US computer will come to a screeching halt if en-US its trying to do something over a slow en-US internet connection but how does one go en-US about testing that? One way to check is to en-US fire up your web browser and go to en-US www.en-US speedtest.neten-US and click the Go button. en-US (Caution the button you want to click is en-US labeled Go Ignore any ads that may load en-US first with misleading buttons!) en-US This will run a series of tests and give you en-US a good idea of just what your download and en-US upload speeds are measured in Mega Bits en-US Per Second (MBPS). One rule of thumb is en-US you want to see at least two MBPS to be able en-US to watch internet video streaming without it en-US constantly buffering and the en-US speedtest.neten-US en-US website will tell you just what kind of downen-US -en-US load speeds youre getting. Get anything en-US lower than two MBPS and its time to call en-US your internet provider and complain, after en-US all a brand new computer deserves a en-US lightning fast connection dont you think?en-US Sean McCarthy fixes computers. He can be en-US reached at 888-752-9049 oren-US help@Compuen-US -en-US en-US (no hyphens). COMPUTE THIS en-USSEAN MCCARTHY Will Jensen founder of the Chili Cook-off, shares a news article chron en-US-en-US icling the first event, held at the Holiday Inn, with Boys and Girls Club en-US of St. Lucie County CEO Will Armstead, Michael Lafreniere and A&G en-US Concrete Pools Travis Leonard. Treasure Coast Lexus General Manager Gary Mariarossi dishes out a en-USserving of chili for Shantel Edwards.en-US The 36th Annual Chili Cook-Off was held at the Havert L. Fenn en-US Center in Fort Pierce on Saturday July 14 to benefit the Boys and en-US Girls Club of St. Lucie County. Over 35 teams competed at this en-US years cartoon themed Chili Cook-Off. For more information please en-US visit served hoten-USAmanda Stewart, en-US Andrea Augst and en-US Melissa Cox serve en-US chili at the St. en-US Lucie Medical en-US Center booth.en-USPhotos by en-US Sevin Bullwinkle Dave en-USCurland en-US offers a en-US slice of en-US watermelen-US -en-US on to his en-US daughter, en-US one-year-en-US old Teagan.


en-US 5 en-USFort Pierce Police Department en-USDonta Hunt, 32, NW 1st Avenue, Miami, was en-US arrested July 6 and charged with tampering or en-US fabricating physical evidence, possession of en-US marijuana with intent to sell/manufacture/deliven-US -en-US er, possession of marijuana less than 20 en-US grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, en-US resisting officer fleeing or eluding with lights en-US or siren, and driving while license revoked. en-US Roydell Cameron, 39, of S. 8th Avenue, en-US Mount Vernon, NY, was arrested July 7 and en-US charged with aggravated assault with a deadly en-US weapon without an intent, and battery. en-US Benjamin Gotti, 55, of Grady Drive, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 8 and charged with en-US larceny grand theft over $300 and less than en-US $5,0000, and possession of burglary tools with en-US intent to use. en-US Elizabeth Tuckus, 48, of Lee Avenue, Key en-US Largo, was arrested July 8 and charged with en-US larceny grand theft over $300 and less than en-US $5,0000. en-US John Tuckus, 46, of Lee Avenue, Key Largo, en-US was arrested July 8 and charged with larceny en-US grand theft over $300 and less than $5,0000.en-US John Gibbs, 69, of Decordre Court, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 9 and charged with en-US driving while license suspended 3rd or suben-US-en-US sequent offense. en-US Waymon Swilley, 60, of 7th Street, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 9 and charged with en-US driving while license suspended 3rd or suben-US-en-US sequent offense.en-US Antonio Papa George, 30, of Avenue G, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 11 and charged with en-US possession of marijuana with intent to sell/en-US manufacture/deliver, and possession of marien-US-en-US juana less than 20 grams. en-US Dequay Roberts, 22, of N. 39th Street, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 11 and charged with en-US battery on a law enforcement officer/firefighter/en-US EMT, attempting to destroy/tamper with physien-US-en-US cal evidence, carrying a concealed weapon, en-US and possession of a weapon/ammo by a conen-US -en-US victed felon. en-US Raynal Osborne, 27, of NW 27th Terrace, en-US Fort Lauderdale, was arrested July 11 and en-US charged with possession of cocaine with intent en-US to sell/manufacture/deliver, possession of en-US methamphetamine with intent to sell/manufacen-US -en-US ture/deliver, possession of drug equipment, en-US possession of drug paraphernalia and driving en-US with license suspended 2nd offense. en-USPort St. Lucie Police en-US Department en-USJustin Weathers, 19, of SW Spataro Avenue, en-US Port St. Lucie, was arrested July 7 and charged en-US with attempting to destroy by tampering/fabrien-US -en-US cating physical evidence, and possession of en-US marijuana under 20 grams.en-US Justin Hodge, 29, of SE Mohave Court, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 8 and charged with en-US possession of marijuana over 20 grams, and en-US possession of drug paraphernalia. en-US Tony Attalla, 40, of SW Nativity Terrace, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 12 and charged en-US with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling en-US unarmed, and larceny grand theft over $300 en-US and less than $5,000. en-US David Chancey, 28, of SW Laffite Street, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 12 and charged en-US with possession of a controlled substance (fenen-US-en-US tanyl), and possession of drug paraphernalia. en-US Lacee Paradise, 22, of SW Christmas Teren-US -en-US race, Port St. Lucie, was arrested July 12 and en-US charged with possession of a controlled suben-US -en-US stance (fentanyl), and possession of drug paraen-US-en-US phernalia.en-US Gage Mulka-michaud, 19, of SE Hideaway en-US Circle, Port St. Lucie, was arrested July 12 and en-US charged with sexual assault victim under 18 en-US years of age and over 12 years of age (no en-US physical force). en-USSt. Lucie County Sheriffs en-US Officeen-USKent Canty, 33, of Tropic Boulevard, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 6 and charged with en-US feeling or eluding police failure to law enforceen-US -en-US ment officer order to stop, resisting officer with en-US violence, operating a motor vehicle without en-US valid license, and giving false identification to en-US law enforcement. en-US Edward Achille, 38, of Brazilian Circle, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 6 and charged with en-US aggravated battery with deadly weapon and en-US battery.en-US Alicja Reyes, 59, of Savannas Point Drive, en-US Fort Pierce, was arrested July 6 and charged en-US with driving under the influence unlawful en-US blood alcohol level .15 or higher with person en-US under 18 years of age (1st offense). en-US Gary Knight, 30, of South 20th Street, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 8 and charged with en-US aggravated battery offender knew/should en-US have known victim is pregnant. en-US Samantha Trudell, 22, of SE Bevil Avenue, en-US Port St. Lucie, was arrested July 8 and charged en-US with possession of a controlled substance, posen-US-en-US session of drug paraphernalia, and resisting en-US officer without violence. en-US Jenna Tanner, 29, of Titusville, was arrested en-US July 9 and charged with grand theft of a motor en-US vehicle. en-US Berny Cordero, 27, of SE Cobia Way, Stuart, en-US was arrested July 9 and charged with attempten-US -en-US ing to destroy/tamper with physical evidence, en-US possession of a controlled substance, and posen-US-en-US session/use of drug equipment. en-USGerald Pitonack, 46, Wyoming Avenue, Fort en-US Pierce, was arrested July 12 and charged with en-US possession of a controlled substance, possesen-US-en-US sion of marijuana over 20 grams, and possesen-US -en-US sion of drug paraphernalia. en-US Yuleidys Tamayo Diaz, 38, of NW 20th en-US Street, Miami, was arrested July 12 and en-US charged with fraud utter false instrument. en-US Erin Bowie, 35, of SE West Snow Road, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 12 and charged en-US with possession of a controlled substance, and en-US possession of drug paraphernalia. en-US Eric Hensley, 41, of SW Bright Street, Port en-US St. Lucie, was arrested July 12 and charged en-US with possession of a controlled substance, and en-US possession of drug paraphernalia.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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en-USVIEWPOINTen-USFRIDAY, JULY 20, 2018 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 2018, 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 Flora Wilkerson ................................... Circulation Administrator Robin Bevilacqua ................................ Human Resources Annita Ferrante ................................... Account Receivable Amanda Wheaton .............................. Credit & Collections Kathy Young ........................................ Major/Natl. Accounts Manager Julie Cleveland ..................................... 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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-USReducing panicen-US en-US There is a very useful-free-app for your en-US cell phone. There also is a live feed on their en-US website. They are also on Facebook. It is zip en-US code specific. It might help the writer and en-US readers who are concerned by storm panic. en-US "Florida Storms" is powered by Florida en-US Public Radio Emergency Network. [FPREN] en-US It provides tropics updates, evacuation/trafen-US -en-US fic information, weather, alerts, maps, radar, en-US radio feeds and more.en-USAlgae and Brightlineen-USOur water and wildlife along with our en-US health and that of our children and granden-US -en-US children are in peril with the constant threat en-US of algae. This is man made and could have en-US been avoided. But our politicians are en-US beholden to the sugar farmers. Finally, now en-US that it is gotten to huge proportions, ideas en-US are being sought after but for some its too en-US late. Our businesses who depend on the en-US water and boaters and fisherman will suffer en-US another setback this year because of the en-US algae. en-US Brightline adds another fight. When polen-US -en-US iticians tell me its a "done deal", that just en-US means to me we need to fight back because en-US they have given up. I will not vote for anyen-US -en-US one who does not fight for what is right. en-US Brightline trains travelling 110 mph 32 en-US times a day through our small city where en-US people traverse is a nightmare waiting to en-US happen. Many of our residents are unceren-US -en-US tain how to drive through the roundabout en-US commonly called, CONFUSION CORen-US -en-US NERS (with good reason) already. This is en-US the only access to Martin Memorial and en-US when moments could mean life or death, we en-US do NOT need a train in this area. With the en-US approval of thousands of homes on the west en-US side of the area, perhaps thought should be en-US given to moving the tracks so those moving en-US there would have a direct route to Orlando en-US or Miami. The fisherman again will suffer if en-US this train becomes reality as well as downen-US -en-US town small businesses. If they have enough en-US money to build the train, they have enough en-US to build tracks west of 95 where there will be en-US much less impact. en-US This isn't rocket science. Look for the en-US campaign reports and see who your elected en-US officials and those running for office are en-US beholding to. There you will find a plethora en-US of information and you can vote accordingly en-US for those interested in your welfare instead en-US of those having to pay back others who pay en-US to get them elected.en-USVote to protect quality of lifeen-USPolitical action groups will be backing en-US some local candidates with unlimited funds. en-US These PACs do not care what impact develen-US-en-US opment has on us. They want only to have en-US nonstop building of chain stores and restauen-US -en-US rants and apartments and townhouses and en-US minimum wage jobs.en-US They dont care about our traffic or our en-US environment. They dont care that our tax en-US dollars will be paying for the destruction. en-US They dont care if we have enough emergenen-US -en-US cy personnel. Just Build, Baby, Build.en-US Tell them we're not for sale. Vote in the en-US August primary for candidates who will en-US protect your quality of life.en-USRecycling pickupen-US It's great that we have recycle pickup, en-US now if they could only pick it up. More en-US times than not they have been leaving at en-US least a third in the container and I get the en-US pleasure of packing it back up the drive and en-US in the garage. Nothing stuck, they must go en-US too fast. I was wondering, are the drivers on en-US piece work or afraid of not reaching their en-US quota? At least the open containers were en-US emptied!en-USRoadside memorialsen-USI would like to address road side memorien-US -en-US als. I sympathize with the loss of a family en-US member or friend. But the memorials en-US become larger and are up indefinitely. If en-US allowed to continue there should be a time en-US period allowed, then they should be remove en-US by the persons who erected it.en-USLeave handicap spots en-US to the handicappeden-USI frequently see cars in handicapped spots en-US that dont belong there. You know who you en-US are.en-US I also see people in handicapped restroom en-US stalls changing their clothes. This is espeen-US-en-US cially bad at restaurants as servers arrive at en-US work.en-US There are people who really need the en-US parking space and the restroom stall. Please en-US be thankful you dont need it and leave it for en-US those who do.en-USTake a driving classen-USTo the driver complaining about Florida en-US drivers, you may have noticed that "yield" en-US signs are disappearing on the roads, most en-US notably at highway entrances. They are en-US being replaced by merge signs.en-US Drivers are "not rushing to the very top to en-US push their way in," they are following the en-US rules of the road. Waiting until the last sec en-US-en-US ond is exactly what youre supposed to do, en-US traffic experts say. Its called the zipper en-US merge, and its been shown in studies to be en-US more efficient, much faster and much safer en-US than merging politely before you are en-US forced to cut in front of someone. en-USSevin Bullwinkle/Staff Photographeren-USFour-year-old Viola West keeps a wary eye on the Minion at the en-US Chili Cook-Off in Fort Pierce. Not in a minion years!


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Your Professional Advertising Consultant for St. Lucie County Denice Vlachos BallAdvertising Consultant772-465-5656dball@HometownNewsOL.com401-323-6190 en-USMeet Callieen-US If my sister can do it so can I! My sister just got adopted at age en-US 12, but since Im just as cute as she is, Im looking for a forever en-US family, too. Im a well-mannered house cat whod would be happien-US-en-US est in a calm adult home. My guardian angel has paid my adopen-US -en-US tion fee, so meet me and lets be best friends. Meet Callie at Dogs en-US and Cats Forever in Fort Pierce. Looking for a home en-USCommunity notesen-USFree Friday Concert Seriesen-USThe Port St. Lucie Civic Center has created en-US a new monthly, free concert series that will proen-US -en-US vide nights out for all ages. The first concert will en-US start at 6 p.m. Friday, July 20, with a concert en-US featuring local band Relayer. This event will en-US happen rain or shine either outside the Civic en-US Center at Village Square Stage or inside the en-US Emerald Ballroom.en-US Participants will enjoy the free concert, arts en-US and craft vendors, food for purchase and a fully en-US stocked cash bar. This event is presented and catered by the Civic Centers   South Florida en-USCarefree Catering.en-US Festivities begin will at 6 p.m. with an openen-US -en-US ing band. Grab a bite to eat and relax after a en-US long week and enjoy your Port St. Lucie neighen-US -en-US bors. At 7:30 pm, Relayer will hit the stage. en-US Relayer is a high-energy musical experience en-US featuring rock, pop and dance music. en-US The Port St. Lucie Civic Center plans to offer en-US the Free Friday Concert Series monthly en-US throughout this year as both indoor and outen-US -en-US door space are available. The second event en-US will be held Friday, Aug. 17. en-US There is no charge for entry or parking. If the en-US event is moved indoors due to bad weather, en-US please note that the Civic Center does not peren-US -en-US mit food and beverage to be brought into the en-US facility. There will be food and beverages availen-US -en-US able for purchase.en-US Questions about becoming a vendor should en-US be directed to the Civic Center staff at (772) en-US 807-4488.en-USFree testing on July 27 en-USThe Florida Department of Health in St. en-US Lucie is recognizing World Hepatitis Day with en-US an event on Friday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to noon en-US at the Fort Pierce location, 714 Avenue C; and en-US then from 1-4 p.m. at the Port St. Lucie locaen-US-en-US tion, 5150 N.W. Milner Drive. The following en-US tests will be offered at no charge: hepatitis, en-US HIV, STDs. Free vaccines for hepatitis A and B en-US will also be provided for those who are eligible. en-US More information about viral hepatitis will be en-US available along with giveaways for participants.en-US Find the Missing Millions is the 2018 World en-US Hepatitis Day campaign theme. The campaign en-US is a call to action for people around the world to en-US join in the quest to find the missing millions, en-US the 300 million around the world who are en-US infected with viral hepatitis and do not know. en-US Actions include raising awareness, testing for en-US viral hepatitis, and connecting those who need en-US medical care.en-US An estimated 2.7 to 3.9 million people in the en-US United States are infected with chronic hepatien-US -en-US tis C, in St. Lucie County, there has been a en-US 5-year average of 384 newly identified cases of en-US chronic hepatitis C, and 61 newly identified en-US chronic hepatitis B cases. There are preventaen-US -en-US tive vaccines for hepatitis A and B, and now en-US there is treatment for hepatitis C.en-US There is treatment and there is a cure for en-US hepatitis C, we ask that you take the next step, en-US it is important to get tested for hepatitis, espeen-US-en-US cially if you have any risk factors, said Clint en-US Sperber, Health Officer for the Florida Departen-US-en-US ment of Health in St. Lucie County. Take the en-US Center for Disease Control and Preventions en-US Viral Hepatitis Risk Assessment online at en-US -en-US ment/start.html.en-US Viral hepatitis is caused by infection by one en-US of five viruses hepatitis A, B, C, D or E. All en-US hepatitis viruses can cause inflammation of the en-US liver, and chronic hepatitis B or C can lead to en-US cirrhosis and liver cancer. Many of those who en-USSeeen-US en-US CALENDARen-US, page 8 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


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FCB welcomes Floridian Community Bank and its customers to our growing network. go on the seventh, he wont be able to be en-USwith us.en-US Commission Chairwoman Frannie en-US Hutchinson agreed that the date requested en-US by the applicant was problematic for other en-US interested parties as well and suggested en-US moving the meeting to September.en-US Ive heard from other people who will en-US also be on vacation in August; its kind of en-US like when everybody starts going, she said. en-US If there were a chance to move it until the en-US next meeting, which would be Sept. 4, that en-US would be better.en-US Mr. McIntyre explained that the public en-US hearing still legally had to be opened since it en-US was advertised in the paper, and Developen-US-en-US ment Review Coordinator Linda Pendarvis en-US proceeded to provide a brief overview of the en-US project.en-US Vertex Development LLC is leasing en-US 7,225square feet of land area of a 3.48 paren-US -en-US cel for a wireless communications tower and en-US equipment compound, she said. The Land en-US Development Code requires a telecommuen-US-en-US nications towers to be a conditional use en-US within residential zoning districts. County en-US staff received an email from the applicants en-US representative requesting you postpone en-US these two agenda items until Aug. 7. Granten-US -en-US ing this request will allow the applicant the en-US opportunity to discuss the possibility of an en-US alternate location for their proposed teleen-US -en-US communications tower site, and staff is in en-US agreement with the request for the continuen-US-en-US ance.en-US Chairwoman Frannie Hutchinson then en-US opened the hearing after commissioners en-US agreed on the date of Sept. 4. Only one en-US member of the public spoke during the en-US hearing, Kathleen ORourke, who said she en-US represented the Lakewood communities.en-US Were at the very end of Gilson Road, so en-US were at the dead end of the dead end, she en-US said. I wanted to thank all the research that en-US youve been doing in regards to the Gilson en-US Road location, and we really hope that this en-US alternate location is going to be able to be en-US approved because of the fact that it would be en-US a win-win for everybody. We want Harbour en-US Ridge to have good cell tower service, but en-US we also want it to be in an appropriate locaen-US -en-US tion that doesnt cause problems.en-US Commissioner Chris Dzadovsky agreed, en-US saying he wanted to send a clear message to en-US Vertex Development, which brought a en-US round of applause from some audience en-US members in the chamber.en-US I would just send a message to seriously en-US consider the location for the future and that en-US they can work very hard over the next five en-US weeks to secure a win-win deal, he said.en-US Leslie Olson, director of Planning and en-US Development Services for the county, en-US agreed there could be other possible sites en-US but warned the Commission that any other en-US site selected would cause further delays due en-US to restarting the application process.en-US This is a good opportunity for the applien-US -en-US cant to evaluate whether or not those might en-US be possible locations, she said. If they suben-US -en-US mit for an alternate location, that is a sepaen-US -en-US rate application that must go through a en-US review process. We could not approve an en-US alternate location at the continued hearing, en-US but it does allow them to evaluate whether en-US or not this would be something they could en-US do.en-US Commissioner Dzadovsky then asked en-US Ms. Olson if there was anyway to expedite en-US the process since the company had already en-US paid the application fees for the previous en-US site. en-US What the Board can do, she responded, en-US is they can move to waive or lower the fees en-US if they so choose during the hearing so that en-US they would not incur that expense. In terms en-US of a new application, you do have to go en-US through the review steps. We tried to get en-US them to these steps before, and it was a lot of en-US back-and-forth between them with engien-US -en-US neering issues. Thats what took them a long en-US time to get through the process before. Its en-US always a difficult thing to site a cell tower, so en-US well definitely work with him as much as en-US we can to get them through as quickly as en-US possible.en-USToweren-USFrom page 1en-USare chronically infected are unaware of their en-US infection and appear healthy while liver damen-US-en-US age could still be occurring (Centers for Disen-US -en-US ease Control and Prevention, 2018).en-US Viral hepatitis is also a global threat. It en-US accounts for 1.34 million deaths globally each en-US year and causes two out of every three liver en-US cancer deaths. Since 75 percent of people with en-US hepatitis B or C do not feel symptoms, many en-US people may go untested, undiagnosed, and en-US without treatment. Of the estimated 325 million en-US people in the world infected with hepatitis, up to en-US 290 million are living with hepatitis B or C withen-US -en-US out being aware.en-US If you are unable to attend the free testing en-US event for World Hepatitis Day on Friday, July en-US 27, DOH-St. Lucie offers comprehensive testen-US-en-US ing at our Milner location. This blood draw test en-US is for hepatitis B and C, syphilis, HIV and en-US includes testing for gonorrhea and chlamydia. en-US An appointment is not necessary; however, it is en-US recommended. Call (772) 462-3800 for more en-USinformation on getting tested.en-USSecond chance financial en-US assistance at IRSCen-USIf you have been denied financial aid, St. en-US Lucie Countys Community Services Departen-US -en-US ments Second Chance program may be able en-US to help. This program is available to St. Lucie en-US County residents who are in need of 10 classes en-US or fewer to either graduate or to reinstate their en-US financial aid. Applicants must meet Florida resien-US-en-US dency requirements as established by Indian en-US River State College. All applicants must have en-US applied and been denied financial aid. Income en-US eligibility is based on household size and must en-US be at or below 125 percent of the Federal Poven-US -en-US erty Level. A household is defined as all individen-US-en-US uals residing at the same address. en-US Registration for fall classes is now open. Fall en-US classes start Monday, Aug. 20. All inquiries for en-US assistance must be made before Friday, Aug. 3. en-US Assistance is based on available funding. Other en-US restrictions apply. Visit http://www.stlucieco.en-US gov/departments-services/a-z/community-seren-US -en-US vices/second-chance-education-assistance. en-USNotesen-USFrom page 7 en-USappreciation BBQ in August (date TBA). en-USFor en-US more information, visit en-US www.en-US en-US Android Basics class:en-US 2 p.m., en-US Morningside Branch Library, 2410 en-US Morningside Blvd., Port St. Lucie. In this en-US class students will learn about the different en-US features and functions of their Android en-US device. Be sure to have all your devices fully en-US charged and to bring your library card and en-US passwords. en-US Class size is limited, so please arrive early. en-US For more information call 772-337-5632 or en-US visit en-US page 2


Save hundreds of dollars every week with coupons & discounts from our local advertisers! 2017 2017 C H O I C E R E A D E R S ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20 en-USAries, even if you believe you have a handle on en-US all that is going on around you, some surprisen-US -en-US es are bound to pop up. Enjoy any unexpected en-US turn of events.en-USTAURUS Apr 21/May 21en-USTaurus, embrace your inner storyteller in the en-US days ahead. Family and friends will want to en-US catch up, and sharing memorable moments en-US can be fun.en-USGEMINI May 22/Jun 21en-USGemini, words flow effortlessly from your lips en-US this week, and others are captivated by your en-US tales. You can use this power and creative en-US streak to your advantage.en-USCANCER Jun 22/Jul 22en-USCancer, you may have been a little preoccuen-US -en-US pied of late. Focus on what has been on your en-US mind and how it is affecting your relationen-US-en-US ships, making changes where necessary.en-USLEO Jul 23/Aug 23en-USRelationships with friends and associates en-US have significant influence on your life this en-US week, Leo. They can create new business en-US opportunities and expand your social circle.en-USVIRGO Aug. 24/Sept. 22en-USThere is fun to be had in the days ahead, en-US Virgo. Embrace any opportunity to have some en-US fun, rewarding yourself for all your recent hard en-US work.en-USLIBRA Sept. 23/Oct. 23en-USLibra, a budding relationship is ready to be en-US taken to the next level. Devote the time necesen-US -en-US sary to make that happen, as doing so can en-US further build on an already strong foundation.en-USHoroscopes Out en-GB en-GB&en-GB en-GBabout en-USFRIDAY, JULY 20en-GB en-GB Candidate Forum: en-GB 3 p.m., Port St. en-GB Lucie City Hall, 121 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd., en-GB Port St. Lucie. The Treasure Coast Regional en-GB League of Cities and St. Lucie County en-GB Chamber of Commerce invite the public to en-GB a special Candidate Forum for State Senate en-GB Dist. 25, House Dist. 83 and 84. No RSVP en-GB needed. To participate and email questions en-GB for the candidates, use "Candidate Question" en-GB in subject line and email en-GBpresident@en-GB stluciechamber.orgen-US en-US Movie Matinee:en-US Showing 'A Wrinkle in en-US Time' at 3 p.m., Zora Neale Hurston Branch en-US Library, 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. Rated en-US PG, 109 minutes. en-USFor more information, en-US contact Gabe Gresham at (772) 462-2154 en-US or email en-USgreshamg@stlucieco.orgen-GB en-GB Food Truck Invasion:en-GB This event is en-GB hosted at Tradition Square on the first and en-GB third Friday of the month from 5-9:30 p.m. en-GB Catch us as we invade Tradition in Port St en-GB Lucie. Well have the food trucks parked en-GB at Tradition Square. This is a huge outdoor en-GB picnic where food trucks of different origins, en-GB cuisine and menus prepare food that is en-GB cooked to order. Its not fast food and a en-GB bunch of these trucks are run by chefs. A en-GB great deal of fusion cuisine, comfort foods en-GB and sweet treats to choose from. Be sure to en-GB bring your folding chairs or blankets to picnic en-GB on the lawn at Tradition Town Hall.en-US en-US Free Friday Concert Series:en-US 6-9:30 en-US p.m., Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9221 S.E. en-US Civic Center Place, Port St. Lucie. First en-US concert in this new series will feature local en-US band Relayer. This event will happen rain or en-US shine either outside the Civic Center at en-US Village Square Stage or inside the Emerald en-US Ballroom. Participants will enjoy the free en-US concert, arts and craft vendors, plus food for en-US purchase and a fully stocked cash bar. Free en-USDining en-US &en-US Entertainmenten-USFRIDAY, JULY 20, 2018 en-US FORT PIERCEen-US WWW.HOMETOWNNEWSSLC.COM PAGE 9en-USFORT PIERCE The Hallstrom Planeen-US-en-US tarium at Indian River State College will en-US host guided telescopic views of Mars from en-US July 23, during the red planets perihelic en-US oppositionthe point in its orbit when it en-US happens to be closest to the sun (periheen-US-en-US lion) and occurring when Earth is passing en-US it (opposition). At this time, the Earth is en-US millions of miles closer to Mars than usual, en-US which results in great viewing opportunien-US-en-US ties. en-US The Mars Watch at IRSC is presented en-US in conjunction with the Treasure Coast en-US Astronomical Society, whose members, en-US along with Hallstrom Planetarium Director en-US Jon U. Bell, will be setting up their teleen-US-en-US scopes nightly next to the Planetarium on en-US the IRSC Main Campus in Fort Pierce, one en-US block south of the intersection of Virginia en-US Avenue and 30th Street. en-US A celestial object that is at opposition en-US rises out of the east at sunset, is highest in en-US the sky at midnight, and sets at sunrise, en-US exclaims Jon U. Bell, Director of the Hallen-US -en-US strom Planetarium at IRSC. In other en-US words, were as close to it as we can get, and en-US were able to observe it all night long!en-US Being this close, says Bell, allows us to en-US get good, detailed views of the Martian feaen-US -en-US tures when we observe it with a telescope. en-US During a perihelic opposition, its possible en-USPlanetarium hosts Mars Watchen-USFor Hometown to see some of its mountains and valleys, en-USadmittedly looking quite blurry, but enough en-US to suggest the crisscrossing lines that were en-US noted during another such event back in the en-US late 19th century. (The last great views of en-US Mars were in 2003, when the Earth passed it en-US at a distance of less than 35 million miles.)en-US The viewing will take place from 8 p.m. en-US until 10 p.m., weather permitting, from July en-US 23 to 31; set-up begins at 7:30 p.m. The en-US event is free and open to the public. Visitors en-US are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and en-US bring along their own telescopes, which en-US club members and Bell will help them use to en-US locate Mars.en-US Additionally, telescopes will be aimed at en-US the planets Jupiter and Saturn, plus the en-US moon, which will be full on July 27. The full en-US moon and Mars will be in conjunctionen-US close together in the constellation Capricoren-US -en-US nusand at opposition that night.en-US To learn more about the Mars viewing en-US events, contact Jon Bell, IRSC Planetarium en-US Director at en-USSeeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 11en-US Seeen-US en-US SCOPESen-US, page 11


en-US 10 ALL YOU CAN EAT SALAD BARwith your choice ofGrilled Salmon Blackened Dolphin Skewered Shrimp Grilled Chicken Breast$9.9911 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.One coupon per table Hurry! Oer good from 7-20-18 through 7-27-18May not be combined with other oers 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 7-27-18 Villa Pagano: Home of a true Italian red sauce en-USPORT ST. LUCIE Walking into the en-US Villa Pagano is like stepping through the en-US doors of a time machine, taking you back en-US to a simpler more rustic age when meals en-US were simmered to savor for hours on end en-US and an extra plate was always handy for en-US anyone who might walk through the door.en-US Although opened just last April, the en-US restaurant and its owner Raffaele Pagano en-US come with a long gastronomic history en-US spanning two continents and multiple en-US generations. Mr. Paganos family emigraten-US -en-US ed from Italy when he was just a child, and en-US by the time he was 15, he was learning en-US culinary techniques that his Italian granden-US -en-US parents had passed down to his parents in en-US his own familys restaurants in New York en-US City. After his family moved to Port St. en-US Lucie in the late 1990s, he and his brother en-US opened up Europa, which they ultimately en-US sold in 2006.en-US During my recent visit I sampled small en-US portions of several things off the menu, en-US particularly because my dining partner en-US Gloria is still out of the country and I en-US couldnt nibble off her plate as usual. I en-US began with two different appetizers, the en-US caprese and antipasta salads. The caprese en-US is a beautiful little stack of fresh mozzarelen-US -en-US la and tomato slices doused with vinaien-US -en-US grette, while the antipasta is Mr. Paganos en-US own take on the traditional dish of Genoa en-US and sopressata salami, provolone, mozzaen-US -en-US rella, tomatoes, olives, artichokes and en-US banana peppers swimming in an olive oil/en-US balsamic vinegar dressing. Instead of the en-US thinly rolled slices of Italian cold cuts en-US found in most antipasto salads, the Pagaen-US-en-US no version features chunks of the savory en-US meats and cheeses making for a much en-US hardier appetizer that could really serve as en-US a meal.en-US My visit to Villa Pagano also instilled in en-US me a new passion for Pasta Fagioli, a typien-US -en-US cal Italian soup made of cannellini beans, en-US red kidney beans and ditalini pasta. I had en-US basically stopped ordering the dish after en-US several disappointing renditions. Mr. en-US Paganos secret, he said, was a return to en-US the soups vegetarian roots, which results en-US in a lightly seasoned broth brimming with en-US the standard ingredients plus other vegeen-US-en-US tables offering a tantalizing crunch of celen-US -en-US ery in the background.en-US Villa Pagano Is also the first place Ive en-US ever enjoyed rice balls as an entree. The en-US owner tops them with cheese and an en-US exquisite marinara-type sauce that his en-US wife said her northern relatives clamored en-US for at Europa before she ever met her en-US future husband.en-US When our family members up north en-US came down for a visit, they would ask en-US where they could go locally to get a good en-US red sauce, she said. I would tell them en-US either go to Europa or wait till you get en-US back home in New York for your red en-US sauce.en-US In-between bites of my lemony Chicken en-US Francese (yeah, I kept on eating but my en-US pace at this point had slowed consideren-US -en-US ably) I sampled both the meat and vegeen-US -en-US tarian pinwheels (flaky pastries filled with en-US pizza ingredients), as well as slices of both en-US Sicilian and Grandmas pizzas. While the en-US Sicilian is a much thicker and chewier en-US pizza, the Grandmas ended up being my en-US favorite. Always meant to be a simple dish en-US of un-risen pizza dough, fresh tomatoes en-US and mozzarella cheese, the Grandma is a en-US delightfully thin and crispy pie baked in a en-US rectangular pan coated in olive oil.en-US For more traditional or adventurous en-US pizza lovers, Villa Pagano offers at least 28 en-US toppings to choose from, and many flaen-US-en-US vors of pizza -including the Grandma -en-US are available by the slice throughout the en-US day. Youll find a good selection of calen-US -en-US zones, strombolis and hero sandwiches on en-US the menu, along with a variety of eggplant en-US and seafood entrees. Patrons with dietary en-US restrictions can also request dairy-free en-US cheese on their pizzas and pastas at no en-US extra cost, and the restaurant offers a en-US 12-inch gluten-free pizza as well.en-US For a sweet finish, Mr. Pagano brought en-US me out a plate of his unique Cannoli Dip, en-US which basically consists of broken pieces en-US of cannoli surrounded with dollops of en-US sweet ricotta cheese filling.en-US Since cannolis tend to break when you en-US eat them anyway, Ms. Pagano explained, en-US we decided to do the work for you and en-US make it easier.en-US I have to admit I enjoyed cannolis this en-US way much better than trying to catch the en-US broken pieces in my hand or over the plate en-US as I eat them. en-US The warm and rustic interior of the en-US restaurant was all finished by Mr. Pagano en-US himself, mimicking much of what hes en-US seen on visits to his native Italy, including en-US a beautiful stone grotto devoted to the en-US Virgin Mary and a brick wall that appears en-US to have been patched over with stucco.en-US People [there] dont replace the walls, en-US they just patch them, he said.en-US The Party Room is particularly beautien-US -en-US ful with its shiplap walls constructed of en-US reclaimed pallet boards that embrace the en-USgrotto centerpiece made of hand selected en-US stones. The room can seat up 40 or more en-US guests comfortably and is available withen-US-en-US out cost on a first-come, first-served basis.en-US For more information, call (772) 207-en-US 7762, visit or en-US visit the restaurant in the Village Square en-US Plaza at 8765 S. U.S. 1 in Port St. Lucie.en-USPhoto courtesy of Donald Rodrigueen-USCounter clockwise, the Caprese en-US Salad, Antipasta Salad and en-US Pasta Fagioli at Villa Pagano. By Donald Rodrigue en-USFor Hometown News


en-US 11 en-USadmission and free parking. en-US Questions about en-US becoming a vendor should be directed to the en-US Civic Center staff at (772) 807-4488.en-US en-US 'A Broken Chain:'en-US 7 p.m., Sunrise en-US Theatre, Fort Pierce. Original play presented en-US by END IT. "A Broken Chain" brings en-US awareness about generational domestic en-US violence, which often leads to teen dating en-US violence. Vendors will be on hand as well, en-US providing resources related to this topic. Best en-US suited for audiences ages 12 to adult. en-US Tickets are $15 and are available at the en-US Sunrise Box Office, or at the END IT office, en-US located at 804 S. Sixth Street in Fort Pierce en-US (entrance is in the back of the building). en-USFor en-US more information, call (772) 924-0470 or en-US visit en-US, JULY 21en-US en-US Ukulele Concert:en-US 2-3 p.m., Morningside en-US Branch Library, 2410 S.E. Morningside Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. Join us for a concert provided en-US by musicians from the monthly Ukulele Jam, en-US also held at the library. Free, public is en-US welcome. This program is in partnership with en-US the Treasure Coast Ukulele Club. en-US For more en-US information, contact Sandy Henry-Gordon at en-US (772) 337-5632 or en-US Henry-GordonS@en-US stlucieco.orgen-USSUNDAY, JULY 22en-US en-US Summer TIme Movie Series:en-US Showing en-US "Three Billboards" at 3 p.m., Sunrise Theatre, en-US 117 S. Second Street, Fort Pierce. Free. en-US Tickets are available in person only at the en-US box office, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to en-US Friday, and two hours before each free en-US movie. Limited to four tickets per person. en-US For en-US more information, call (772) 461-4775.en-GBTUESDAY, JULY 24en-US en-US Bingo & trivia:en-US Entertainment by AJ the en-US DJ, plus drink specials, free bingo, prizes, en-US and pop-quiz trivia, every Tuesday from 8-10 en-US p.m., St. Lucie Lanes, 6759 S. U.S. 1, Port St. en-US Lucie. en-US For more information, call (772) 461-en-US 5390 or (772) 873-2981.en-USWEDNESDAY, JULY 25en-GB en-GB Jazz Jams at the Gardens:en-GB Presented en-GB by the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society. 6:30-en-GB 9:30 p.m., Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, en-GB 2410 S.E. Westmoreland Blvd., Port St. en-GB Lucie. All are welcome. $6 donation, $5 for en-GB members. en-GB For more information, call (772) en-GB 337-1959 or visit en-GB 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, JULY 26en-US en-US Dance: en-US 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday, en-US Polish American Club, 343 Prima Vista Blvd., en-US Port St. Lucie. $8 per person. BYOB and en-US soda. en-US For reservations, call Cindy, (508) 287-en-US 3370. en-USFRIDAY, JULY 27en-US en-US 'Blackbeard the Pirate' performance:en-US en-US Presented by the Missoula Children's en-US Theatre. 6 p.m., Sunrise Theatre, 117 S. en-US Second Street, Fort Pierce. Tickets are $12 en-US in advance; $15 on the day of the show. en-US For en-US more information or tickets, call the box en-US office at (772) 461-4775 or visit en-US www.en-US blackbeard-the-pirate/index.htmlen-USFRIDAY, JULY 27 SATURDAY, JULY 28en-US en-US Moonlight Acoustic Tour on the Indian en-US River Lagoon:en-US 7:30-10 p.m., sponsored by en-US the Conservation Alliance of St. Lucie County. en-US These are two evening tours featuring en-US nationally renowned fish scientist and "fish en-US whisperer" Dr. Grant Gilmore, Ph.D., a en-US foremost authority on fisheries in the Indian en-US River Lagoon. In tribute to Lace Vitunac who en-US fought to protect our Lagoon, this tour will en-US offer participants a rare opportunity to listen en-US to fish songs and mating calls through the en-US use of a hydrophone. We expect to explore en-US the songs of silver perch, spotted sea trout, en-US hardhead catfish, snook and shrimp. Captain en-US Chop of the Indian River Lagoon & en-US Swampland Boat Tours will captain his boat en-US for this event. The tours will launch from his en-US dock space at 1 Avenue A at the Fort Pierce en-US City Marina. Tickets are limited and must be en-US purchased by midnight July 25. Cost is $45 en-US for non-members and $35 for paid members en-US of the Conservation Alliance. In the event en-US that the tour is canceled refunds will be en-US issued minus the $2 pay-pal processing fee en-US or they can be transferred to the rain date en-US on July 29, at the same time. en-US Direct en-US questions toen-US slcconservationalliance@gmail.en-US com en-USor visit en-US www.conservationallianceslc.en-US org/moonlight-acoustic-tour-of-the-irl.html en-US to en-US purchase tickets.en-USSATURDAY, JULY 28en-US en-US A Celebration of Insects:en-US 9 a.m. to en-US noon, Heathcote Botanical Gardens, 210 en-US Savannah Road, Fort Pierce. Meant for en-US children ages 6-12; parents are welcome to en-US participate. A Celebration of Insects is led Answers Located in the Classied Section SCORPIO Oct. 24/Nov. 22 en-USScorpio, reaching an acceptable conclusion is en-US easier if you run ideas by others as you work out en-US some details in your head. Discussing any doubts en-US you have can be helpful.en-USSAGITTARIUS Nov. 23/Dec. 21en-USSagittarius, make a concerted effort to keep lines en-US of communication open in the days ahead. This en-US can benefit you and your loved ones in some suren-US -en-US prising ways.en-USCAPRICORN Dec. 22/Jan. 20en-USCapricorn, you feel like you are in the drivers seat en-US as it pertains to your love life and relationship this en-US week. But a partnership requires sharing responen-US -en-US sibilities.en-USAQUARIUS Jan. 21/Feb. 18en-USAquarius, nearly everything you do this week will en-US be connected to your career. Strategic moves en-US come easily to you, and certain pieces may fall en-US into place just when you need them to.en-USPISCES Feb. 19/March 20en-USPisces, there is a time to share your dreams, and en-US this week may be the perfect time to do just that. en-US Open up to your closest loved ones.en-USScopesen-USFrom page 9 en-USOuten-USFrom page 9en-US Seeen-US en-US OUTen-US page 12


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