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PATFAHERTY Staff writerBeverly Hills vs. The Villages in pickle ball? It could happen. More local opportunities for seniors are just a part of Kurt McColleys vision for sports in Citrus County. McColleys admitted passion is youth basketball, an area he has been active in on state and local levels. His nonprofit organization, Hoops-Link-Inc., began as a youth basketball program built on his years of experience with the United States Specialty Sports Association, Florida Elite and the Citrus Wildcats. Ive become very involved on the state level in competitive basketball, both boys and girls, he said. And recently, he has been working with the county as it pursues sports tourism. He said they ran basketball tournaments here in the spring, bringing in about 75 teams. The next basketball tournament scheduled for late September is expected to attract 10 to 20 high school teams. He said serious athletes play year round, complementing their high school seasons with sanctioned events by other organizations. And this is where the opportunity lies, not just in basketball, but baseball, softball, flag football and other sports. Hoops-Link will be pursuing a wide range of Non-native bug introduces deadly fungusA.B. SIDIBE Staff writerIts a speck of a beetle, barely as big as Abraham Lincolns nose on the penny, but the damage it is causing has reached epidemic proportions. It bores its way into the innards of a redbay tree through a pinholesized opening and goes on to introduce a fungus that moves to promptly kill the tree. The deadly fungus is called Laurel Wilt because redbays belong in the laurel family of trees. When the bark is peeled off an infected tree it reveals a dark brown wood rather than a lighter shade. The leaves also wilt brown. Redbays in the Southeastern U.S. are under assault from the ambrosia beetle said to originate from Asia. The fungus can kill nearly all mature redbay trees in a stand within three to five years, according to the Florida Forest Service. The service said at one site in Florida, mortality of monitored redbay trees greater than 1 inch in diameter increased from 10 percent to 92 percent in just 15 months. According to Kimberly Burch, the senior forester in Citrus County, entomologists began seeing dying redbays in southern South Carolina a decade ago and slowly the stand of wilted redbays began showing up southward into Florida. We first saw it in Citrus County on Gospel Island Road in 2009, Burch said. INSIDE SEPTEMBER 3, 2013Floridas Best Community Newspaper Serving Floridas Best CommunityVOL. 119 ISSUE 27 50 CITRUS COUNTYUS Open: Federer stunned in fourth round of major /B1 www.chronicleonline.com STATE & LOCAL:HistoryThe Journey Stories exhibit chronicles key moments in Americas history./Page A3 INDEX Classifieds . . . .C8 Comics . . . . .C7 Community . . . .C5 Crossword . . . .C6 Editorial . . . .A10 Entertainment . . .A4 Horoscope . . . .A4 Lottery Numbers . .B3 Lottery Payouts . .B3 Movies . . . . . .C7 Obituaries . . . .A6 TV Listings . . . .C6 HIGH90LOW7120 percent chance of a few storms.PAGE A4TODAY& next morning TUESDAY 000FXB7 HEALTH & LIFE:CleaningHow many calories get burned doing household chores?/Page C1 HEALTH & LIFE:Texting banColumnist Katie Lucas writes about proposed legislation regarding additional bans on texting while driving, and seeks help with Stock Up for Seniors./Page C2 Swimmer reaches Keys Associated PressKEY WEST Looking dazed and sunburned, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad walked on to the shore Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage. The 64-year-old Nyad swam up to the beach just before 2 p.m., about 53 hours after she began her journey in Havana on Saturday. As she approached, spectators waded into waist-high water and surrounded her, taking pictures and cheering her on. I have three messages. One is, we should never, ever give up. Two is, youre never too old to chase your dream. Three is, it looks like a solitary sport, but it is a team, she said on the beach. I have to say, Im a little bit out of it right now, Nyad said. She gestured toward her swollen lips, and simply said seawater. Her team said she had been slurring her words while she was out in the water. She was on a stretcher on the beach and received an IV before Woman first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without cage Diana Nyad, right, and her trainer, Bonnie Stoll hug after Nyad finished a swim from Cuba to Key West. Associated Press See SWIM/ Page A8 Beetle destroying redbays ERYNWORTHINGTON Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVER Its name may make you happy and giggle but thats exactly what the hosting organization wants. United Way of Citrus County is eager for people to bring their giggles and dancing shoes to its annual kick-off event Moo Claw Dinner and Dance at 6 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Plantation Eat crab, raise money for charity WHAT: Moo Cla w Dinner and Dance, United Ways kick-off event. WHEN: 6 p .m. Sept. 19. WHERE: Plantation on Cr ystal Rivers Conference Center, 9301 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River. INFO: For reservations, call 352795-LIVE (5483) before Sept. 10. See UNITED/ Page A8 United Way to kick off fundraising See SPORTS/ Page A2 Sports growth on the horizon Kurt McColleypursuing sports tourism. MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleFlorida Forest Service Citrus County Senior Forester Kimberly Burch stands under one of the many dead or dying redbay trees in Fort Cooper State Park in Inverness. She says the trees are dying from laurel wilt carried by the redbay ambrosia beetle. See BEETLE/ Page A2
sports events. Were going to start a flag football league in January, he said. This will develop a program and get it out there competing and building relationships just like we do in basketball. Were going to try this sport and that sport, and see what happens, he said. Well see what kind of reaction we get from the community and if there ever is a facility built, by the time we get there well know what will work. He agreed the county is well-set for outdoor fields, but indoor venues are lacking. However, the gyms that are here are good and close to each other, which simplifies tournament scheduling. Were looking to expand into many types of games and sports, he said, citing competitive badminton for seniors and pickle ball tournaments. Were going to explore that, he said. It may or may not work, but were going to find out. His next step is to reach out to people involved in all these various sports to start networking and set plans in motion. McColley also wants to organize a youth sports expo to bring all the various leagues and organizations together under one roof, providing an opportunity for interaction and sharing information. It would be amazing for the parents, he said. A great opportunity to see what all we have.Contact Chronicle reporter Pat Faherty at 352564-2924 or pfaherty@ chronicleonline.com.A2TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL 000FSDD TEXT . CITRUS + Your Tip to 274637 (CRIMES) CLICK . www.CrimeStoppersCitrus.com CALL . 1-888-ANY -TIPS (1-888-269-8477) Funded by the Office of the Attorney General, Crime Stoppers Trust Fund of Citrus County, Inc. YOU COULD RECEIVE A REWARD UP TO $ 1,000 000FX70 NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDAS MOST TRUSTED HEARING AID CENTERS 2012 2012 2012 2012 Homosassa 5699 S. Suncoast Blvd., Janack Plaza 352-436-4393 Inverness 2036 Hwy. 44 West, Colonial Plaza 352-419-0763 Dunnellon 20170 E. 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She said by disrupting the flow of the flow of nutrients in the stem of the tree, the fungus quickly kills it. A tree can die in a matter of weeks, Burch said. And, according to Burch, scientists are scrambling with pilot projects in hopes of coming up with a counter to arrest its spread. Researchers are currently using a fungicide, which is injected in the root system of the redbays to help prevent the fungus from getting a hold. Burch said that work has shown some promise, but so far nothing seems to be slowing the spread of the fungus. Eric Hoyer, an arborist and consultant with Natural Resource Planning Services Inc., said he and his wife first noticed the infestation in the county about two years ago. It is pretty bad in Fort Cooper State Park, Hoyer said. It kind of stands out when you see a lot of wilted brown leaves in a sea of green, he added. The rest of the state is not faring any better. Most of the states counties are showing signs of the fungus. I found out that Hernando County has also been affected. I think we are yet to get any confirmation of cases in Pasco County, which would make them the only county in this area that has not been affected, Burch said. She said a few counties in the southeast corner of the state have been spared so far. Laurel wilt is also known to attack avocado, sassafras and pondspice.Contact Chronicle reporter A.B. Sidibe at 352564-2925 or asidibe@ chronicleonline.com. KEEPING IT AT BAYThe following strategies may help reduce the spread and impact of laurel wilt: Avoid the movement of firewood, tree trimmings or m ulch from redbays and other laurel family hosts out of counties in which laurel wilt is known to occur. Avoid long-distance transport of firewood in general. Whenever possible, leave wood from dead and d ying redbays and other laurel family hosts on site instead of transporting it. If the wood is to be transported, dispose of it as locally as possible. Burying, covering, burning or chipping host tree material at its original site or a disposal site is pr eferable to leaving it intact in the open environment. Chipping wood from an infested tree might not destroy all of the ambrosia beetles due to their extremely small size, but should reduce the suitability of the wood as breeding material. Although the pathogen has not yet been documented to spr ead by this means, consider cleaning/sterilizing saws and pruning blades after cutting an infected tree and before using them on uninfected host tree species. Nursery stock in the laurel family showing signs of wilt, sapwood discoloration or ambrosia beetle attack should not be sold or transported, and should be reported to the division of plant industry. Preliminary research suggests that root-flare injections with the systemic fungicide propiconaz ole may help prevent development of laurel wilt in redbay trees. Source: Florida Forest Service BEETLEContinued from Page A1 Literacy celebrated at wildlife park Special to the ChronicleFor Literacy Day, on Sunday, Sept. 8, the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park will offer free park admission from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for visitors who present their library card, show a book borrowed from the library or donate a new or gently used familyfriendly book. Books will be donated to area libraries and schools. Citrus County Library System volunteers will be available to assist visitors in signing up for a library card and to share information on library resources. They will be set up in the Visitor Center from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Volunteers from the Citrus County Sheriffs Office will offer the childrens identification program in the Visitor Center from 1 to 4 p.m. This complimentary service is an opportunity to have your child fingerprinted, videotaped and a DNA sample taken. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes. For more information on Literacy Day, call Susan Strawbridge at 352-628-5445, ext. 1002. Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is at 4150 S. Suncoast Blvd. (U.S. 19), Homosassa. MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleFlorida Forest Service Citrus County Senior Forester Kimberly Burch uses a knife to scrape the bark from a redbay tree. Once the bark is removed, the color of a tree affected by laurel wilt is dark brown. SPORTSContinued from Page A1
Around theSTATE Citrus CountyVeterans sought for programThe Veterans Appreciation Week Ad Hoc Coordinating Committee will conduct its annual Veterans in the Classroom program Nov. 112 as part of its 21st annual Veterans Appreciation Week activities. Coordinated by the Citrus County Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), the Veterans in the Classroom program brings living history to the classrooms of the countys public and private schools, as well as home school groups. Veterans share with students their firsthand military experiences and travels while serving our country in uniform around the world in peace and war. The model Veterans in the Classroom program was recognized in 2008 with a Florida Education Foundation award. The programs success has generated the need for additional veterans to share their experiences with students. Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, Iraq, Air Force, National Guard and women veterans are especially needed as participants. All interested veterans are encouraged to contact Mac McLeod at 352-746-1384, email@example.com; or Bob Crawford at 352-2709025, baddogusmc @tampabay.rr.com. Waterways board meets Sept. 9The Citrus/Hernando Waterways Restoration CouncilCitrus County Task Force will meet at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, in Room 166 of the Lecanto Government Building, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto. Business will include Aquatic Habitat Enhancement and Restoration, Water Quality Report, and preparation for the annual report to the Florida Legislature. The public is invited and public input is welcomed. For information, call Al Grubman at 352-726-2201 or Jennifer Nolan at 352-796-7211.Toto to speak to assemblyThe guest speaker for the Saturday, Sept.7, meeting of The Ronald Reagan Republican Assembly will be Diane Toto, president of the We Care Food Pantry. The meeting starts at 1p.m. at 938 N. Suncoast Blvd. (U.S. 19) Crystal River, in the South Square Plaza. Refreshments will be provided. Donations for the We Care Food Pantry and CASA will be accepted. For information, call 352257-5381.St. PetersburgOfficers kill man they say pointed gunSt. Petersburg police officers have fatally shot a man they said pulled a gun on them. Police officials said 23year-old Ronald Sexton had gone to a neighbors home early Monday with a pit bull dog and was yelling at the neighbors pit bull, which was inside a fenced yard. When the neighbor told Sexton to stop, police said Sexton pulled a handgun from his pants. The neighbor called 911. Police said when three officers arrived, they told Sexton to get on the ground. They said he began to comply but then pulled his gun and pointed it at one of the officers. They fired, killing him. The names of the officers have not been released. Under standard procedures, they were placed on paid leave while the shooting is investigated. From staff and wire reports STATE& LOCAL Page A3TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Journey Stories exhibit chronicles key moments in Americas historyERYNWORTHINGTON Staff writerINVERNESS Imagine traveling hundreds of miles across diverse terrains in a horse and buggy. It may not be as tough for some to remember the first automobile to hit the roads. A Smithsonian exhibit Journey Storiesopened Saturday at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum in Inverness which chronicles these key moments in Americas history through the migratory experience. Even though the modes of transportation have changed over time the reasons that people travel remains the same, said Kathy TurnerThompson, museum services manager. It is from a national perspective over all but it follows national and local history. I like to say all history begins locally. This talks about the Spanish, French and English exploration. Florida experienced all three. Journey Stories guides visitors from the arrival of immigrants on ships to wagon trains rolling westward, from railroads to farmers in rickety trucks during the 1930s. It also examines the growth and abolition of slavery. The collection is on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and a grant from the not-for-profit Florida Humanities Council paid for the Florida stops. This is the second one that we have had, Turner-Thompson said. We have been really fortunate to be able to get two because usually they only send these out to communities once. Journey Stories features photographs, paintings and written and audible accounts from colonial times through the westward expansion and beyond. It covers all of the different modes of travel and the people who left their native lands and came to the U.S. to settle, said Sharon Curtis of the exhibit. Turner-Thompson and Curtis invite the public to visit the exhibition and learn more about how the modes of transportation evolved. You are today what we were before, Curtis said. All of this coming before us helped create who and what we are today, but how many of us have seen it, understood it, appreciated it or paid attention to it. All of the hard work it took to claim this claim and develop this country. All of this before us is what created us today. The Smithsonian exhibit will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Oct. 12. Admission is free. For more information, call 352341-6436 or email Katherine.turner @bocc.citrus.fl.us.Contact Chronicle reporter Eryn Worthington at 352-563-5660, ext. 1334, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Take a special journey What: 50th Anniversary of the Citrus County Historical Society Inc. and opening of Journey Stories. When: 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 16. Where: Old Courthouse Heritage Museum, 1 Courthouse Square, Inverness. Cost: $15 donations per person. Info: For reservations, call 352-341-6427 or email csociety@ tampabay.rr.com. MATTHEW BECK/ChronicleThe Journey Stories exhibition, provided by the Smithsonian Institution, is now open at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum in Inverness. Suspect sought in local hotel robbery ERYNWORTHINGTON Staff writerCRYSTAL RIVER A local hotel was robbed Sunday night and authorities are seeking help in locating the armed suspect. Shortly after 11:30 p.m. Sunday, an armed suspect entered the Quality Inn in Crystal River and demanded cash from the attendant, according to the Citrus County Sheriffs Office. Reportedly, after receiving an undisclosed amount, the suspect who is described as a white male, approximately 5-feet 8-inches tall, 170 pounds, has a goatee and was wearing a white T-shirt over a dark shirt, a red ball cap with white lettering and dark shorts fled southbound on U.S. 19 by foot. If you have any information about this crime, please contact Crime Stoppers of Citrus County by calling 888-ANY-TIPS, visiting Crimestopperscitrus.org or texting the word CITRUS plus your tip to 274837. You can remain completely anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. For more photos, click on this story at www.chronicle online.com. The man in this video surveillance image is suspected of an armed robbery of the Quality Inn in Crystal River on Sunday night.Special to the Chronicle Special to the ChronicleCitrus County government has created a Hardship Assistance Program to assist residential property owners, who meet eligibility criteria, with the financial burden created by the imposition of the Municipal Services Benefit Unit for Fire Protection Assessment that was approved on July 23. Applications are now available and can be submitted to Citrus County Housing Services and a determination will be based upon the provided information. County staff will review the application within 15 days of submission and a final determination will be made in 30 days. If deemed qualified for the hardship assistance, the county shall pay the Fire Protection Assessment imposed on the qualified homesteaded property. The following qualifications must be met to be considered eligible for hardship assistance: Applicant must be the owner of the residential property and be granted homestead exemption. The total household income of all lawful occupants of the property shall be less than or equal to 30 percent of the current income limits established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), as adjusted for family size (income limits are listed on the application). The applicant shall have the present intent to maintain the residential property as their permanent residence through the remainder of the fiscal year. Prior to Oct. 1, 2013, and prior to May 1 each year after, the applicant shall file with Citrus County Housing Services an application and all supporting documentation to be considered for eligibility Applications submitted without complete and proper documentation will be disqualified and denied. Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted in person or by mail. No applications submitted by email will be considered. Supporting documentation for all occupants of the property from all sources is required and examples of documentation are included on the application. The property owner must be able to provide the Tax Parcel ID number when completing the application and a signature is required. The application form is available at Citrus County Housing Services, Lecanto Government Building; Citrus County Courthouse Administration Office, second floor; and on the following websites: www.bocc.citrus. fl.us and www.sheriffcitrus.org. For more information, call Citrus County Housing Services at 352-527-7520. Send completed application together with supporting documentation to: Citrus County Board of County Commissioners, Attn: Housing Services, 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court No. 12, Lecanto, FL 34461. Application formsThe Hardship Assistance Program application form is available at: Citrus County Housing Services, Lecanto Government Building. Citrus County Courthouse Administration Office, second floor, Inverness. www.bocc.citrus.fl.us. www.sheriffcitrus.org. Apply for help with Fire Protection Assessment
Birthday Taking a unique approach to the way you present your talents will bring unusual rewards your way in the year ahead. Your keen awareness of whats going on around you will allow you to take advantage of what others have to offer. Consider reuniting with someone from your past. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Deal with personal responsibilities before they make your life difficult. Ask for help if you need it, but dont ignore what has to be done. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) A new activity or hobby will result in a relationship that could be seminal. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Check out your options regarding living arrangements and the places and opportunities that entice you. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Bravado and control will help you bring about the changes that you want to make, but you should expect to face some scrutiny from an outside source. Be honest and stand firm. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Size up your financial and professional situations. Consider ways to improve what you have to offer and maintain your hard-won achievements. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) Enjoy time spent with someone special. Take part in events that can change your financial situation and lead to long-term contacts. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) Listen carefully to whats being said in a business involvement. What you offer will exceed what you get in return. Aries (March 21-April 19) Take on a challenge that will boost your ego and result in general improvement. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Consider what everyone else is doing before you make a final decision regarding a career matter. Gemini (May 21-June 20) Youre in a good cycle for travel. Whether you visit places nearby or you venture further from home, you will meet interesting people and discover something to incorporate into your everyday routine. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Practical improvements on the home front will open up more time and lead to a more relaxed you. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Put your energy to good use today instead of wasting time being angry. Focus on positive changes that will enable you to accomplish more while easing stress. TodaysHOROSCOPES Todays Highlight in History: On September 3, 1943, Allied forces invaded Italy during World War II, the same day Italian officials signed a secret armistice with the Allies. On this date: In 1189, Englands King Richard I (the Lion-Hearted) was crowned in Westminster Abbey. In 1783, representatives of the United States and Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the Revolutionary War. In 1868, the Japanese city of Edo was renamed Tokyo. In 1939, Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declared war on Germany, two days after the Nazi invasion of Poland. In 1999, a French judge closed a two-year inquiry into the car crash that killed Princess Diana, dismissing all charges against nine photographers and a press motorcyclist, and concluding the accident was caused by an inebriated driver. Ten years ago: President George W. Bush signed legislation to begin free trade with Singapore and Chile. Five years ago: Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, John McCains choice of running mate, roused delegates at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., as she belittled Democrat Barack Obama and praised her new boss. One year ago: Sun Myung Moon, 92, a self-proclaimed messiah who founded the Unification Church, died in Gapeyeong, South Korea. Todays Birthdays: Beetle Bailey cartoonist Mort Walker is 90. Rock singer-musician Al Jardine is 71. Actress Valerie Perrine is 70. Rock musician Donald Brewer (Grand Funk Railroad) is 65. Rock guitarist Steve Jones (The Sex Pistols) is 58. Actor Charlie Sheen is 48. Olympic gold medal snowboarder Shaun White is 27. Thought for Today: It is impossible to persuade a man who does not disagree, but smiles. Muriel Spark, Scottish author (1918-2006).Today inHISTORY CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE HI LO PR 94 71 trace HI LO PR 93 72 0.00 HI LO PR 91 71 0.00 HI LO PR NA NA NA HI LO PR NA NA NA HI LO PR 91 72 0.00 YESTERDAYS WEATHER 20% chance for a few storms, starting at the coast early, then shifting inland.THREE DAY OUTLOOK Few PM storms, rain chance 30% Scattered PM storms, rain chance 40%High: 90 Low: 71 High: 91 Low: 72 High: 92 Low: 72TODAY & TOMORROW MORNING WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING THURSDAY & FRIDAY MORNING Exclusive daily forecast by: TEMPERATURE* Monday 91/71 Record 97/67 Normal 91/71 Mean temp. 81 Departure from mean +0 PRECIPITATION* Monday 0.00 in. Total for the month 0.00 in. Total for the year 41.01 in. Normal for the year 39.29 in.*As of 7 p.m. at InvernessUV INDEX: 10 0-2 minimal, 3-4 low, 5-6 moderate, 7-9 high, 10+ very high BAROMETRIC PRESSURE Monday at 3 p.m. 29.98 in. DEW POINT Monday at 3 p.m. 72 HUMIDITY Monday at 3 p.m. 57% POLLEN COUNT** Grasses and weeds were light and trees were absent.**Light only extreme allergic will show symptoms, moderate most allergic will experience symptoms, heavy all allergic will experience symptoms.AIR QUALITY Monday was good with pollutants mainly ozone. ALMANAC CELESTIAL OUTLOOK SUNSET TONIGHT ............................7:49 P.M. SUNRISE TOMORROW .....................7:10 A.M. MOONRISE TODAY ...........................5:27 A.M. MOONSET TODAY ............................6:35 P.M. SEPT. 5SEPT. 12SEPT. 19SEPT. 26 WATERING RULES BURN CONDITIONS For more information call Florida Division of Forestry at (352) 754-6777. For more information on drought conditions, please visit the Division of Forestrys Web site: http://flame.fl-dof.com/fire_weather/kbdiTodays Fire Danger Rating is: LOW. There is no burn ban.City H L Fcast Daytona Bch. 93 74 ts Ft. Lauderdale 90 80 ts Fort Myers 92 76 ts Gainesville 92 73 ts Homestead 89 77 ts Jacksonville 93 75 ts Key West 89 80 ts Lakeland 93 74 ts Melbourne 91 75 ts City H L Fcast Miami 90 79 ts Ocala 93 73 ts Orlando 93 75 ts Pensacola 90 75 ts Sarasota 90 74 ts Tallahassee 94 74 ts Tampa 90 77 ts Vero Beach 90 75 ts W. Palm Bch. 90 78 ts FLORIDA TEMPERATURESSouthwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters will be smooth. Scattered thunderstorms will be likely today. Gulf water temperature89 LAKE LEVELSLocation Sun. Mon. Full Withlacoochee at Holder 29.42 29.39 35.52 Tsala Apopka-Hernando 38.15 38.12 39.25 Tsala Apopka-Inverness 39.24 39.24 40.60 Tsala Apopka-Floral City 40.33 40.35 42.40Levels reported in feet above sea level. Flood stage for lakes are based on 2.33-year flood, the meanannual flood which has a 43-precent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any one year. This data is obtained from the Southwest Florida Water Management District and is subject to revision. In no event will the District or the United States Geological Survey be liable for any damages arising out of the use of this data. If you have any questions you should contact the Hydrological Data Section at (352) 796-7211. MARINE OUTLOOKTaken at Aripeka H H H L L L L L L L 97/75 74/65 91/63 92/72 79/62 80/69 69/57 85/60 93/62 75/61 83/64 75/58 88/72 90/79 94/77 85/62 THE NATION Albany 81 70 .29 pc 76 55 Albuquerque 88 70 pc 91 68 Asheville 83 66 pc 82 59 Atlanta 90 71 .21 pc 88 72 Atlantic City 77 71 .43 ts 83 67 Austin 101 73 ts 99 76 Baltimore 92 71 .01 pc 84 58 Billings 90 58 pc 93 62 Birmingham 85 68 .98 pc 91 69 Boise 88 69 ts 82 66 Boston 81 69 .38 ts 79 62 Buffalo 79 68 sh 69 56 Burlington, VT 81 69 .02 sh 73 54 Charleston, SC 94 78 .04 ts 91 74 Charleston, WV 86 67 pc 79 56 Charlotte 89 72 .01 pc 90 67 Chicago 79 65 s 74 65 Cincinnati 88 69 pc 77 52 Cleveland 79 71 pc 70 51 Columbia, SC 94 73 ts 93 72 Columbus, OH 85 71 pc 74 53 Concord, N.H. 75 66 .80 ts 79 53 Dallas 90 75 .25 pc 97 75 Denver 92 60 pc 91 63 Des Moines 81 58 s 81 56 Detroit 79 69 .05 pc 75 58 El Paso 95 74 pc 92 72 Evansville, IN 88 69 s 81 57 Harrisburg 89 69 .01 pc 80 57 Hartford 81 70 .25 ts 81 58 Houston 99 76 ts 94 77 Indianapolis 85 69 s 78 56 Jackson 96 73 .03 ts 92 68 Las Vegas 99 82 ts 98 80 Little Rock 93 76 pc 91 66 Los Angeles 77 66 pc 80 69 Louisville 88 72 .42 s 81 59 Memphis 91 76 .03 pc 89 66 Milwaukee 73 64 s 72 61 Minneapolis 68 55 pc 79 62 Mobile 92 76 pc 92 73 Montgomery 92 73 ts 91 72 Nashville 88 70 .13 pc 83 61 New Orleans 93 76 ts 93 78 New York City 82 74 .05 ts 83 64 Norfolk 89 72 .01 ts 89 66 Oklahoma City 90 74 s 90 67 Omaha 80 57 s 87 63 Palm Springs 106 81 ts 106 83 Philadelphia 82 71 1.89 pc 82 62 Phoenix 103 87 ts 106 86 Pittsburgh 85 69 pc 72 52 Portland, ME 70 62 2.26 ts 78 57 Portland, Ore 80 65 pc 78 61 Providence, R.I. 76 69 1.67 ts 79 59 Raleigh 88 70 ts 90 67 Rapid City 93 50 ts 90 68 Reno 87 68 pc 88 61 Rochester, NY 83 67 sh 69 57 Sacramento 79 67 pc 90 60 St. Louis 84 69 s 83 64 St. Ste. Marie 56 53 .01 s 73 56 Salt Lake City 88 76 ts 93 71 San Antonio 101 78 ts 98 76 San Diego 80 69 pc 82 71 San Francisco 75 63 pc 72 59 Savannah 92 75 ts 92 74 Seattle 82 63 ts 75 61 Spokane 82 63 .01 ts 85 58 Syracuse 85 64 .32 sh 69 55 Topeka 83 61 s 86 59 Washington 92 73 .12 pc 85 62YESTERDAYS NATIONAL HIGH & LOW HIGH 109 Thermal, Calif. LOW 36 Langdon, N.D. TUESDAY CITY H/L/SKY Acapulco 87/76/ts Amsterdam 67/63/c Athens 86/69/pc Beijing 84/65/sh Berlin 71/52/c Bermuda 82/78/sh Cairo 98/70/s Calgary 82/55/pc Havana 87/74/ts Hong Kong 85/78/sh Jerusalem 86/67/s Lisbon 89/65/s London 72/55/c Madrid 90/61/s Mexico City 76/51/ts Montreal 69/57/sh Moscow 64/52/sh Paris 79/55/pc Rio 86/66/sh Rome 82/69/s Sydney 73/59/pc Tokyo 86/77/sh Toronto 68/59/sh Warsaw 65/49/sh WORLD CITIES Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Monday Tuesday City H L Pcp. Fcst H L Weather Central, LP, Madison, Wi. Tuesday WednesdayCity High/Low High/Low High/Low High/LowChassahowitzka* 5:31 a/1:07 a 5:11 p/12:59 p 6:00 a/1:40 a 5:52 p/1:39 p Crystal River** 3:52 a/10:21 a 3:32 p/11:02 p 4:21 a/11:01 a 4:13 p/11:33 p Withlacoochee* 1:39 a/8:09 a 1:19 p/8:50 p 2:08 a/8:49 a 2:00 p/9:21 p Homosassa*** 4:41 a/12:06 a 4:21 p/11:58 a 5:10 a/12:39 a 5:02 p/12:38 p TIDES *From mouths of rivers **At Kings Bay ***At Masons CreekKEY TO CONDITIONS: c=cloudy; dr=drizzle; f=fair; h=hazy; pc=partly cloudy; r=rain; rs=rain/snow mix; s=sunny; sh=showers; sn=snow; ts=thunderstorms; w=windy. SOLUNAR TABLESDATE DAY MINOR MAJOR MINOR MAJOR (MORNING) (AFTERNOON) 9/3 TUESDAY 4:22 10:33 4:45 10:56 9/4 WEDNESDAY 5:04 11:15 5:26 11:38 FORECAST FOR 3:00 P.M. TUESDAY HI LO PR NA NA NA Lawn watering limited to two days per week, before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m., as follows:EVEN addresses may water on Thursday and/or Sunday. ODD addresses may water on Wednesday and/or Saturday. Hand watering with a shut-off nozzle or micro irrigation of non-grass areas, such as vegetable gardens, flowers and shrubs, can be done on any day and at any time. Citrus County Utilities customers should CALL BEFORE YOU INSTALL new plant material 352-527-7669. Some new plantings may qualify for additional watering allowances. To report violations, please call: City of Inverness @ 352-726-2321, City of Crystal River @ 352-795-4216 ext. 313, unincorporated Citrus County @ 352527-7669. Todays active pollen:Ragweed, grasses, chenopods Todays count: 4.8/12 Wednesdays count: 7.1 Thursdays count: 7.0 ENTERTAINMENT Fifty Shades movie casts Dakota JohnsonNEW YORK The bigscreen adaptation of E. L. James Fifty Shades of Grey has cast its lead roles. Charlie Hunnam will play the 27-year-old billionaire Christian Grey, and Dakota Johnson will play the college student he captivates, Anastasia Steele. Focus Features and Universal Pictures announced the castings Monday. The 23-year-old Johnson is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith She has had small roles in The Social Network and Jump Street. The 33-year-old British actor Hunnam starred in this summers robot-monster battle Pacific Rim. He currently stars in the FX series Sons of Anarchy. Directed by Sam TaylorJohnson, the film is to be released next August.Senegalese singer removed from govtDAKAR, Senegal Grammywinning singer Youssou Ndour is no longer Senegals tourism minister, according to the Cabinet list announced by new Prime Minister Aminata Toure. Over the weekend, President Macky Sall dismissed his former premier in the first major shakeup of his government since he was elected in a landslide victory in March 2012. Toure, his former justice minister, was appointed prime minister, becoming the second woman in the West African nations history to hold the post. On Monday, she announced the 32 members of her Cabinet, and Ndours name did not appear on the list. No reason was given for his removal.Michael Douglas: No crisis in marriage BERLIN Actor Michael Douglas said he doesn't have a crisis at home and that he and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones "are fine" and taking a "temporary separation." Douglas was speaking in Berlin on Monday while promoting Liberace film "Behind the Candelabra." In response to a question from the media, he said, "I have a crisis at home? No, I think the press has a crisis. We, we are fine. My wife and I are, are fine. We take a temporary separation, but the press, it gives you stuff to write about." Zeta-Jones, 43, and Douglas, 68, were married in 2000. They have two children. He battled throat cancer in 2010 and made headlines this summer when he spoke out about one potential cause, oral sex.Beach Boys interrupt wedding CLEVELAND A northeast Ohio couple had planned every detail of their wedding except for the sound check of a Beach Boys concert next door during their ceremony. A few bars of "God Only Knows" played as Mark Kent and Jaime Diadium exchanged vows next to the Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica in Cleveland last month. The Plain Dealer in Cleveland reported that when the band found out about the timing of its sound check, the newlyweds' guests were told they could attend the concert for free. Many of them wandered over for a couple of songs. When the bride stopped by the concert, she was brought on stage for the encore and played the tambourine next to Mike Love as he sang "Fun, Fun, Fun." From wire reports Associated PressCharlie Hunnam, a cast member in Sons of Anarchy, will play the 27-year-old billionaire Christian Grey in the big-screen adaptation of E. L. James Fifty Shades of Grey. Dakota Johnson will play the college student he captivates, Anastasia Steele. 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Robert Truax, 76HOMOSASSA SPRINGSRobert Charles Truax, Commander, Ret., USN, was born Thursday, Oct. 15, 1936, to Clair and Muriel (Whitcomb) Truax in Rochester, Minn., and died peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, in Homosassa Springs, Fla. Bob has been an inspiration to his family and friends during his life and was proud of his many military and civic accomplishments. He attended Rochester High School and then enlisted in the Minnesota National Guard in 1953, attaining the rank of sergeant. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1959, was later commissioned as an officer and completed training as a naval aviator, receiving his wings in Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1959. Bob married Patricia Clark in 1960 in Jacksonville, Fla., and embarked on his career as a naval aviator in Pensacola, Fla. He was later stationed at the Bureau of Naval Personnel in Arlington, Va., and later in Long Beach, Calif. He completed missions between 1966 and 1968 in the South China Sea, aboard the carrier USS Kearsarge, air-traffic control officer. He flew P2V5-Fs and P-3 Orions for VP-16, VP-11. After his service during the Vietnam War, Bob served at various naval stations including Brunswick, Newport and Keflavik, Iceland, and final duty station in Washington, D.C. He was honorably discharged in 1979. Subsequent to his naval service, Bob held civilian positions with Information Spectrum Inc. in the D.C. area before retiring and moving to Inverness, Fla., in 1996. During his military career, Bob received a bachelors degree from the University of R.I. and a masters degree from Providence College in Rhode Island. In retirement, Bob was an active community leader: past president POA for Greenbrier II, 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, substitute teacher for Citrus County and past president MOAA, an active member of the American Legion and the Naval Aviators Association. Bob and Patricia enjoyed a full life, raising two children while serving and traveling with the U.S. Navy. Heidi (Truax) Radam, born in Jacksonville, Fla., in 1962 and Alan Scott Truax born in Orlando, Fla., in 1963. Heidi and Bob Radam reside in Virginia Beach, Va., Scott and Kathy Truax reside in Manassas, Va. Additionally, Bob is survived by grandchildren Robert Happ Radam, Walter Radam, Katie Anna Radam, Hanna Claire Truax and Holden Gower Truax; brothers David and Joseph (Minneapolis); sisters Evie (Michael) Showalter of Shawnee, Kan., and Mary (David) Michenfelder of St. Charles, Minn.; and dear friend Jan Torppa, Hernando, Fla. Words will scarcely describe the impact Bob has had on the lives of his family, friends and associates. He was universally known for his compassion and willingness to help in difficult circumstances. He had an ability to get involved, solve problems in a diplomatic way and volunteer his time whenever he could. He was devoted to his family and never missed an opportunity to unite with his immediate and extended relatives, and also his past squadron members. He will be missed. There will be a Memorial Service of Remembrance with military honors honoring Bobs life at Fero Funeral Home, 5955 N. Lecanto Highway, Beverly Hills, FL 34465 at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. Bob will later be inurned at Arlington National Cemetery on a date to be announced. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. Arrangements are entrusted to Fero Funeral Home, http://www.fero funeralhome.com/Kathleen McGrath, 72HERNANDOKathleen P. McGrath, 72, of Hernando, Fla., died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. Kathleen was born Nov. 11, 1940, in Elizabeth, N.J., the daughter of Clarence and Theresa Doty. She worked for Liberty Mutual Life Insurance Company, where she was a clerical manager. Kathleen moved to Hernando, Fla., from South Plainfield, N.J., in 2001. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness and the Citrus Hills Womens Club. Survivors include her husband of 49 years, John McGrath of Hernando, Fla.; three sons, Patrick McGrath and his wife Heidi of Spencerport, N.Y., Michael McGrath of Hernando, Fla., and Kevin McGrath of Metuchen, N.J.; daughter Tara McCarthy and her husband Shawn of Inverness, Fla.; sister Elaine Schiller and brother-in-law Frederick of Harpersfield, N.Y.; sister-in-law Joan Hochreiner of South Plainfield, N.J.; five grandchildren, Connor, Molly, James, Kellen and Julianne; and many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness, Fla. Interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. 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US flag flies over NJ bridge FORT LEE, N.J. The largest free-flying American flag in the world flew over the George Washington Bridge in honor of Labor Day. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey unfurled the flag Monday under the upper arch of the bridges New Jersey tower. Its meant to honor working men and women across the country. The flag is 90 feet long by 60 feet wide, with stripes measuring about 5 feet wide and stars about 4 feet in diameter. The Port Authority said the flag was flown from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday.Drug agents plumb call recordsSEATTLE Newly released documents show that, for at least six years, drug agents have had nearimmediate access to billions of phone call records dating back decades in a collaboration with AT&T that officials have taken pains to keep secret. The program, first reported Monday by The New York Times, is called the Hemisphere Project. Its paid for by the federal government, and it allows investigators armed with subpoenas to mine the companys vast database to help track down drug traffickers who frequently switch cellphones to avoid detection. Thats a different approach from that of the National Security Agency, which has come under fire for maintaining its own collections of call records. The Associated Press independently obtained a series of slides detailing the Hemisphere program. They show the database includes not just records of AT&T customers, but of any call that passes through an AT&T switch. Investigators who request searches of the database are instructed to never refer to Hemisphere in any official document.Hackers attack Marine website WASHINGTON A Marine Corps spokesman said the Marines recruiting website was tampered with and redirected temporarily, but no information was put at risk. The spokesman, Capt. Eric Flanagan, would not say who was responsible for the hacking, but the site was redirected to a message from the Syrian Electronic Army, a hacker group thats claimed responsibility for disrupting The New York Times website, Twitter and other media sites the group sees as sympathetic to Syrias rebels. The message to the Marine Corps was a plea for Americans to fight alongside the Syrian army and not aid the rebels. Regina Marshall, 97HOMOSASSARegina I. Marshall, 97, of Homosassa, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2013, at her home in Sugarmill Woods. She moved to Tampa 35 years ago and was employed by the National Labor Relations Board where she retired after 30 years of service. 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she was taken by ambulance to a hospital. I just wanted to get out of the sun, she said. It was Nyads fifth try to complete the approximately 110-mile swim. She tried three times in 2011 and 2012. Her first attempt was in 1978. Its historic, marvelous, said Jose Miguel Diaz Escrich, the Hemingway Marina commodore who helped organize the Cuba side of Nyads multiple attempts. I always thought she could do it given her internal energy, her mental and physical strength, her will of iron, said Diaz Escrich, whom Nyad has described as a longtime friend. More than the athletic feat, she wants to send a message of peace, love, friendship and happiness ... between the people of the United States and Cuba, he said. Her last try was cut short amid boat trouble, storms, unfavorable currents and jellyfish stings that left her face puffy and swollen. This time, she wore a full bodysuit, gloves, booties and a mask at night, when jellyfish rise to the surface. The new silicone mask caused bruises inside her mouth, making it difficult for her to talk, she told her team when she was about 2 miles from land. Doctors traveling with Nyad were worried about her slurred speech and her breathing, but they didnt intervene, according to Nyads website. Nyads journey began Saturday morning when she jumped from the seawall of the Hemingway Marina into the warm waters off Havana. She stopped from time to time for nourishment, but she never left the water. The support team accompanying her had equipment that generated a faint electrical field around her, which was designed to keep sharks at bay. A boat also dragged a line in the water to help keep her on course. Sumaya Haddin, of Miami, had been tracking Nyads swim before her familys trip to Key West this weekend. She was surprised to see Nyads flotilla from a parasail off Smathers Beach on Monday morning. She thought Nyad wasnt due for another day. You couldnt see her, you could just see the boats. It was very exciting, she said. Haddin said Nyad still had her fighting spirit when she got to the beach. Getting into the ambulance, she had her peace sign up, her fist up. She was still fired up. Australian Susie Maroney successfully swam the Strait in 1997 with a shark cage, which besides protection from the predators, has a drafting effect that pulls a swimmer along. In 2012, Australian Penny Palfrey swam 79 miles toward Florida without a cage before strong currents forced her to abandon the attempt. This June, her countrywoman Chloe McCardel made it 11 hours and 14 miles before jellyfish stings ended her bid. In 1978, Walter Poenisch, an Ohio baker, claimed to have made the swim using flippers and a snorkel. Critics say there was insufficient independent documentation to verify his claim. Nyad first came to national attention in 1975 when she swam the 28 miles around the island of Manhattan in less than eight hours. In 1979, she swam the 102 miles from North Bimini, Bahamas, to Juno Beach in 27.5 hours. Nyad is also an author of three books, a motivational speaker and has been a reporter and commentator for NPR. on Crystal Rivers Conference Center, 9301 W. Fort Island Trail, Crystal River. This is our annual United Way kick-off, said United Way of Citrus County CEO Amy Meek. We have our kick-off every year. Typically, we have done a luncheon. Last year, we did a breakfast. It has always been the same thing. We really wanted to dress it up and do something different and fun. Another United Way has this event called the Moo Claw. Its a steak and crab claw theme. United Way is a nonprofit organization that collaborates with other local organizations in uniting efforts in fundraising and support in identifying and resolving pressing community issues while making measurable changes in Citrus County. Their main focus includes education, income and health. It will be a lot of fun and an opportunity for people to come out and have a good time and learn more about United Way and how they can get involved in the campaign this year, Meek said. The dinner and dancing event will fill every hungry belly with steak and crab claws while attendees learn more about United Way and the united efforts in Citrus County. The Suzanne Smith Band will then get everyone onto their feet to dance the night away. I hope to see a lot of great people there, Meek said, smiling. We already have a ton of great people registered from the community. But we would love to see some fresh faces people that maybe dont traditionally attend or people who want to find out more about United Way. Tickets are $75 per person or $700 per table, and all net proceeds benefit United Way of Citrus County. Reservations must be made by Sept. 10. What we are trying to do in the community is so big that it is going to take all of us, Meek said. Its not just one person or organization that can make it happen. For reservations, call 352-795-LIVE (5483) or visit citrusunitedway.org.A8TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLELOCAL/STATE 000FXP4 Sunshine For Your Loved One Our Story + Your Story = 311 NE 4th Ave. Crystal River Assisted Living Facility Lic. # 12230 www.sgwseniors.com (352) 563-0235 Our compassionate staff is ready to help. Assisted Living just got a whole lot better. Call us today! We want to share our story, More importantly, we want to hear YOUR STORY. Memory care Short term and long term stays 1624 N Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River 000FVXT Play against other local football fans. Local prize winner every week. www.chronicleonline.com/football13 Register Today! FREE EASY FUN 000FVXT Chance to WIN the Grand Prize a Trip to HAWAII HAWAII HAWAII 2013 000FSPX Enjoy the sounds of the popular Susanne Smith Band! ( Local entertainers that feature a variety of your favorite cover tunes) Live Music Live Live Music Music To be held at the Plantation on Crystal River Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 6:00pm Tickets on Sale Now! Limited seating...get your tickets today. To purchase tickets, go online: www.citrusunitedway.org NO TICKET SALES AT THE DOOR! Open seating, but if youd like to reserve a table of 8, call Cindi or Jennifer at 352-795-5483 $75 per person includes: 6 oz. sirloin steak and snow crab claws with ONE drink ticket (cash bar available). This Premier United Way Kick-off party will be an EVENT to remember! LIVE UNITED while you eat, drink and dance the night away. 000FF28 UNITEDContinued from Page A1 SWIMContinued from Page A1 Associated PressDiana Nyad, 64, positioned about two miles off Key West, is escorted Monday by kayakers as she swims toward the completion of her approximately 110-mile trek from Cuba to the Florida Keys. Amy MeekUnited Way CEO. Tickets are $75 per person or $700 per table, and all net proceeds benefit United Way of Citrus County. Youre never too old to chase your dream.Diana Nyadendurance swimmer.
Common Core doomed to failA major federal program is being promoted in our education system. Its title is Common Core Curriculum. The expressed intent of the program sounds good. However, just as in any government program, there are details that we are expected to just not concern ourselves with; then, when the problems arise, the solution will naturally be that we must spend more money on the program. Never mind that the actual problem is not addressed. The program, on the surface, would put the same subject matter in every grade in every school at the same time. That way when a student moves from one school to another everything will match. However, we all know that could not happen unless all schools are required to teach to the lowest common denominator. Some schools are far superior to other schools. Any effort to change that always has the effect of lowering standards. Of course, the education experts would insist that lowering the standards would promote greater self-esteem. How many kids, when they become adults and have learned the minimum or less, have great self-esteem? The parts of the program that are not being openly discussed are the ones of greater concern. As best I can tell, the old School to Work plan will show up in some form. Several years ago, when I was a candidate for state representative, someone suggested I inquire about School to Work at the Missouri Department of Education. I was told that they knew nothing about it. When I was told to ask about Missouris Roadway to Success, I immediately received the document. In the first paragraph it mentioned School to Work prominently. The major thrust of the program was to steer students by middle school to occupations chosen by the education system and channel the students on this path through the remaining years of primary and secondary education. Employers were to be given quotas for hiring the students being trained. This system appears to likely be part of the plan for Common Core: It is doomed to failure. One only has to look at what happened in the recent economic downturn to see the problems. If thousands of machine operators are trained in the schools and the many factories are assigned these students, naturally the federal government will demand that the employers hire these students. If the business volume does not support such hiring, then the plan would be to subsidize the industry. How well do you think that will work? Let the school system develop winning curriculums and move education forward.Robert E. Hagaman HomosassaEducation system inferiorPat Deutschman offered up another of her effusive pieces. Titled, Tests failing students, she left out the usual ooeygooey, fuzzy-wuzzy hokum and went hardball. She railed that the dirty, heartless rascals at the state Board of Education turned her Lake Woebegone school district into Gone with the Wind when they lowered its rating from A to B. In switching from the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test to the new Common Core Standards Test, a realignment took place. Common Core has tougher standards. We hear a great deal about standardized tests most of it bad and most of it political but few people know why or how they came into existence. Back in the 1960s, it became obvious that students entering college were less prepared than those of the past. The problem was also showing up on international academic tests and recognized by business and community leaders. In 1983, the National Commission on Excellence in Education issued A Nation at Risk. In frank terms, it spelled out how inferior our public education system had become. This report impacted the country in profound ways. The Excellence in Education Movement was born. It needed a way to measure a students academic proficiency and standardized tests evolved from this basic necessity. Now back to Ms. Deutschmans piece. She writes, Enough is enough. Our students, despite what popular radio pundits profess, are equally competitive with students from other countries given the same demographics. Here are a few countries that routinely outperform our students: Russia, China, Singapore, England, Hong Kong and Korea. There are about 15 more; all have demographics to deal with. As for the radio pundits, theyve aligned themselves with a rather large group. The following is a partial list of agencies, commissions, groups and think tanks going back to 1980 which conducted studies and issued reports in an attempt to address this crisis: U.S. Department of Education, Education Commission of the States, National Council on Education Standards, National Governors Association, American Education Research Association, American Federation of Teachers, National Center on Education and the Economy, Andrew Mellon Foundation, National Assessment of Education Progress, National Education Goals Panel, Presidents Education Policy Advisory committee, Brookings Institution, Education Policy Advisory Committee, Coalition of Essential Schools, Council for Basic Education, Council of Chief State School Officers, Education Excellence Network, Education Leaders Council, Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, National Institute of Education, National Council on Education Standards and Testing, International Association for the Evaluation of Education Achievement, John M. Olin Foundation, National Academy of Education, National Academy of Science, National Assessment Governing Board and the list goes on.David M. Motko Citrus SpringsOPINIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, SEPTEMBER3, 2013 A9 000FNQL First Annual Silent Auction County Line Mini Storage & RV Parking 111 Peachtree Drive Spring Hill, FL September 14th, 2013 12 Noon Through 2:00 PM D ONATIONS A RE B EING A CCEPTED All Proceeds Benefit New Beginnings Youth Shelter To get a list of items that will be auctioned call Terri at (352) 686-8558 or email email@example.com (PLACE AUCTION LIST IN THE SUBJECT LINE) Accepting all donations: Ex. 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Still Serving 99 Breakfasts 2 Complete Meals for $12.99 Choose from 20 selections Ribeye Steak $7.99 Wednesday & Thursday Only valid for September 000FWY6 Letters to THE EDITOR SoundOFF All three hands busyLast night at about 12, 12:30 p.m. our power went off. After stumbling through and finally getting through to the power company try doing that with a flashlight in one hand, the phone in the other and a pencil in the other to write the numbers down I got through and they said the power would be put on as soon as possible. An hour later, after falling asleep, the phone rings. Its the power company. They woke us up to tell us the power would not be on until 4 oclock. It came on about 7 this morning. Its really laughable. Theyre calling us to say it wont be on for another few hours and waking us out of a sound sleep.Why the half day?Id like to know why the kids got off a half a day today and none of the parents were told about it. I got called at work to say my children are home alone because its Martin Luther King DayEditors note:It was a half-day for teacher development training. That will be the case on the last Wednesday of several months this school year. To see the district calendar, go to www.citrus.k12.fl.us. By the way, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Jan. 20.
Look in the mirrorIn todays Chronicle dated Aug. 15, Joe Meek stated, Its time for you to do something other than just be against everything. Well, Meek, it seems you vote for everything. Nothing is too expensive for you. Spend, spend, spend thats your motto. Instead of listening to the voters, you and your thugs do whatever it takes to bankrupt Citrus County. So before you criticize Adams about not voting to your liking, you should look in the mirror and see the guy who spends money like there is no tomorrow. And the way you spend money, there will be no tomorrow.Doesnt feel goodLet me see if I have this straight: Commission Chairman Joe Meek expects the taxpayers to feel warm and fuzzy because this 30 percent tax hike will in reality be less than that because our property values are plummeting. So we are supposed to feel good that our No. 1 investment, our homes, are worth half as much as they were six years ago. And if and when our home values come back up, does anyone expect Mr. Meek to adjust the millage rate back to 2012 levels? Of course not. Commissioners will take that added revenue and build another road to nowhere or a port we dont want and cant use or maybe a county space station.Taxes up, up, upWake up, Joe. So, Mr. Meek, youre telling us that our taxes are going up but not to worry because our home values are going down? So what happens when values start going back up? Will our new tax be going away? Not! OPINION Page A10TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 Ode to a fallen brotherEven though its been sometime after we lost you, the pain is as real as it was that very day you were taken from us. As for myself Im still struggling, Shaun. Struggling to be a whole person. I think back to the fun times we had and wonder where the time went. No longer will those inside jokes be spoken again and no longer will the camera film a shot the same way again. Even more, I still find it a struggle to be a good husband and father because I feel this emptiness inside of me, even though Im not alone in anyway. I still feel the emptiness because youre not here. But the pain and loss is felt even more when I look into your sons little eyes. When I see pictures of him or hear of him reaching a new milestone, you should be the one there to witness it. I hope sometime in his young life, when you were still with us, he was able to take a mental picture of you in his mind and heart. The one burning question I do have for myself is why. Why do I find in my heart that Im to blame? Is it because Im the older brother and so Im supposed to protect and care for the younger? But Im trying, Shaun; God knows Im trying to bring it all together as the time passes. I will keep on without you, although Ill hate every day of it, but I must do it for my wife and kids. I will get our movie done no matter what. As for our trials, endeavors, and the fun times we shared together, I shall hold onto those memories with an iron grip and make new ones in your honor. Who knows, maybe Ill write a book about us? Who knows little bro, who knows. Until we meet again, Your brother BillyBilly Baxter Jr. Crystal River WASHINGTONBarack Obamas foreign policy dream cordial relations with a Middle East tranquilized by smart diplomacy is in a death grapple with reality. His rhetorical writhings illustrate the perils of loquacity. He has a gluttons rather than a gourmets appetite for his own rhetorical cuisine, and has talked America to the precipice of a fourth military intervention in the crescent that extends from Libya to Afghanistan. Characterizing the 2011 Libyan project with weirdly passive syntax (It is our military that is being volunteered by others to carry out missions), he explained his sashay into Libyas civil war as pre-emptive: I refused to wait for the images of slaughter and mass graves before taking action. With characteristic self-satisfaction, Obama embraced the doctrine R2P responsibility to protect civilians and Libya looked like an opportunity for an inexpensive morality gesture using high explosives. Last August, R2P reappeared when he startled his staff by offhandedly saying of Syrias poison gas: A red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. The interesting metric whole bunch made his principle mostly a loophole and advertised his reluctance to intervene, a reluctance more sensible than his words last week: Syrias recidivism regarding gas is going to require Americas attention and hopefully the entire international communitys attention. Regarding that entirety: If community connotes substantial shared values and objectives, what community would encompass Denmark, Congo, Canada, North Korea, Portugal, Cuba, Norway, Iran, Britain, Saudi Arabia, Poland and Yemen? Words, however, are so marvelously malleable in the Obama administration, the Oxford English Dictionarys definition of coup (a change in the government carried out violently or illegally) somehow does not denote what happened in Egypt. Last week, an Obama spokesman said: We have made the determination that making a decision about whether or not a coup occurred is not in the best interests of the United States. So convinced is this White House of its own majesty and of the consequent magic of its words, it considers this a clever way of saying the law is a nuisance. Section 508 of the Foreign Assistance Act forbids aid to any country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by military coup until the president determines that a democratically elected government has been restored. Secretary of State John Kerry was perhaps preparing to ignore this when he said something Egypts generals have not had the effrontery to claim that the coup amounted to restoring democracy. Perhaps Section 508 unwisely abridges presidential discretion in foreign policy, where presidents arguably deserve the almost unfettered discretion they, with increasing aggressiveness, assert everywhere. And perhaps if Obama were not compiling such a remarkable record of indifference to law, it would be sensible to ignore his ignoring of this one. But remember Libya. Since the War Powers Resolution was passed over Richard Nixons veto in 1973, presidents have at least taken care to act consistent with its limits on unilateral presidential war-making. Regarding Libya, however, Obama was unprecedentedly cavalier, even though he had ample time to act consistent with the Constitution by involving a supportive Congress. As Yale Law Schools Bruce Ackerman then argued: Obama has overstepped even the dubious precedent set when President Bill Clinton bombed Kosovo in 1999. Then, the Justice Departments Office of Legal Counsel asserted that Congress had given its consent by appropriating funds for the Kosovo campaign. It was a big stretch, given the actual facts but Obama cant even take advantage of this same desperate expedient, since Congress has appropriated no funds for the Libyan war. The president is simply using money appropriated to the Pentagon for general purposes to conduct the current air campaign. Obama is as dismissive of red lines he draws as he is of laws others enact. Last week, a State Department spokeswoman said his red line regarding chemical weapons was first crossed a couple of months ago and the president took action presumably, announcing (non-lethal) aid to Syrian rebels although were not going to outline the inventory of what we did. The administration now would do well to do something that the head of it has an irresistible urge not to do: Stop talking. If a fourth military intervention is coming, it will not be to decisively alter events, which we cannot do, in a nation vital to U.S. interests, which Syria is not. Rather, its purpose will be to rescue Obama from his words. George Wills email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Aphorisms, 1764-99 The perils of loquacity CITRUS COUNTY CHRONICLE Founded by Albert M. Williamson You may differ with my choice, but not my right to choose. David S. Arthurs publisher emeritus EDITORIAL BOARDGerry Mulligan ....................................publisherMike Arnold ..............................................editorCharlie Brennan ........................managing editorCurt Ebitz ..................................citizen memberMac Harris ................................citizen memberRebecca Martin ..........................guest memberBrad Bautista ....................................copy chief POSITIVE CHANGE Longtime manager continues in role City Manager Frank DiGiovanni is staying put and that is a good thing for Inverness. Inverness City Council voted recently to adopt an agreement with SS Solutions, a staff leasing company based in St. Augustine. The company specializes in providing government agencies with personnel, especially employees in the Florida Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) who have reached their mandatory retirement date and desire to keep working in their same position without incurring a financial penalty. The move will allow DiGiovanni to continue training his successor and building the team that will lead the city in the coming years. DiGiovanni would also like to see through a number of projects he has begun, including the restoration of the Valerie Theater, various streetscaping plans and the continued revitalization of the downtown area. There is a lot to be done, but DiGiovannis vision in the past has been so true it is hard for anyone to doubt he will succeed in the next few years. His plan, for now, is to work another three years and see how it goes and whether he will need to stay a full five more years. The council has been effusive in their praise of DiGiovanni and the job hes done managing the city. And for his part, DiGiovanni is a great advocate for Inverness. DiGiovanni knows there will be change when he leaves; however, having these extra years will ensure that change is positive. THE ISSUE:Frank DiGiovanni staying on.OUR OPINION:This move is good for Inverness. OPINIONS INVITED The opinions expressed in Chronicle editorials are the opinions of the newspapers editorial board.Viewpoints depicted in political cartoons, columns or letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the editorial board. Groups or individuals are invited to express their opinions in a letter to the editor. Persons wishing to address the editorial board, which meets weekly, should call Charlie Brennan at 352-563-5660.All letters must be signed and include a phone number and hometown, including letters sent via email. Names and hometowns will be printed; phone numbers will not be published or given out.We reserve the right to edit letters for length, libel, fairness and good taste.Letters must be no longer than 600 words, and writers will be limited to four letters per month. SEND LETTERS TO: The Editor, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River, FL 34429. Or, fax to 352-563-3280, or email to email@example.com .LETTER to the Editor I trust Chief MorabitoKudos to the Chronicle for their great interview in the paper today (Aug. 19) of Fire Chief Morabito. Ive been critical of the sheriff taking over the fire department right from the beginning when he announced he could run it more economically. After reading the Chronicle interview, I wonder how Dawsy could have the audacity, nerve, gall and egobuilding need to take over the reins of the fire department from Chief (Morabito). Whose bright idea was this besides Dawsys? Did it come from the commissioners? Who voted on this? I vote to give fire department back to Chief Morabito.Investigate ordinanceThis is to answer the Awakened by mowers article that was in Sundays paper (Aug. 18). If you are so concerned about being woken up, why dont you call the sheriffs department and find out what the ordinance is instead of asking somebody else to do it for you? Either that or maybe youre not really afraid of being woken up. THE CHRONICLEinvites you to call Sound Off with your opinions about local or statewide subjects. You do not need to leave your name, and have less than a minute to record. COMMENTSwill be edited for length, libel, personal or political attacks and good taste. Editors will cut libelous material. OPINIONS expressed are purely those of the callers. SOUND OFFCALL563-0579 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Hot Corner: JOE MEEK George WillOTHER VOICES
Enforce restrictionsIm calling about the article in the Greenbelt Gazette regarding deed restrictions, the hidden costs. I read this article and what I got from this is that these violators are being let go or not pursued because of the costs of pursuing the rules and regulations in Sugarmill. And this to me is an open invitation for anybody that is in violation to wait the association out, because they say they cant afford to prosecute or do anything about violations of the deed restrictions in Sugarmill. And I dont understand why they posted this in the Greenbelt ( Gazette). It just gives ammunition to the violators to do what they do. And as far as Sugarmill itself, I see deterioration of what this environment used to look like. Shucks, HuckWhen Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain, was published, most critics failed to review it. The Concord, Mass., public library banned it from its shelves. They felt it as trash and suitable only for the slums. That committee would faint at the books available in todays libraries.Dont be sillyThis is in response to the letter (Thumbs down for feral cats decision) on Aug. 20 by Judy Staples concerning the decision on political correctness for the good of the government laws on the feral cat issue. She spoke about people voting for intelligent politicians. I think thats an oxymoron.Miss local weatherDoes anyone know how we can contact Bright House cable Channel 63, the Weather Channel? We used to have a real good local On the 8s. Now they show everywhere but (it) doesnt show Citrus County. We sure miss that. We depended a lot on that Citrus County weather report. Id sure like to call them or something to tell them to put it back on.Editors note: Contact The Weather Channel at 770-226-0000.Thanks!I would like to say thank you to the Citrus Family Center in Lecanto for helping more than 100 kids and families (by) providing school supplies and bicycle helmets. Helicopter leads to money pitThats a really bad idea from Sheriff Jeff Dawsy to use his helicopter for an air ambulance service. First of all, government should never compete with private industry, saying they can provide a cheaper service. Thats not how our country is supposed to work, and only powergrubbing politicians dare to suggest that it should operate in that manner. I wish our local officials would quit wasting money on boondoggles to that capital of socialism, Broward County, looking for really bad ideas. We dont have the tax base to operate like they do down there. Second of all, government is an extremely poor user of resources. There is nothing government does that private industry doesnt do better, cheaper, and more efficiently. Line dancing classes at the IRS is just a small example. Government at all levels has inflated salaries, overly generous benefit packages and retirement obligations that are crippling American cities, counties and states. For Dawsy to suggest he can provide an air ambulance service cheaper than private companies is absurd. He demonstrated a couple of election cycles ago that he has no clue of the helicopters true operating costs, throwing out a number thousands of dollars an hour too low. Part of his inability to understand how much that helicopter really costs to operate is government doesnt use or understand depreciation. They have an unlimited source of funds in the taxpayer, so why worry about replacing equipment. Private industry realizes that things wear out and they need to have capital available to replace used-up and obsolete equipment. Fixed-wing aviation operates under a maintenance system called IRAN, which means inspect, repair as necessary. Rotary-wing aviation operates under a maintenance system called TBO, which means time before overhaul. Every part on a helicopter has a useful life designated in hours of operation. When it reaches that number, it must be completely overhauled or replaced. If you take an 8-year-old helicopter that you really cant put a correct cost number to, and double its use, your maintenance expenses are going to increase exponentially. Dont even mention crew costs. They are going to increase tenfold. The $20,000 helicopter rides cited in the article are just an example of what happens with government meddling in our medical system. The article does go on to suggest most bills are settled for much less. I recently ran up a $100,000 hospital bill and I didnt even stay the night. I was in at 6 a.m. and out by 2 p.m. The hospital settled for $8,000. At that discount rate, the helicopter ride is worth about $1,600. The sheriff has a small single-engine helicopter, and this service is best provided with a twinengine craft for safety reasons. That will of course provide a reason to upgrade the helicopter. I see where this idea is going. I hope the rest of you do, also. I have no idea of the qualifications of the officers flying the sheriffs helicopter, but that enters into the equation also. Many law enforcement agencies tend to train law enforcement personnel to fly instead of hiring highly qualified aviators. As a result, the law enforcement pilots tend to be inexperienced compared to a military-trained aviator. Harley Lawrence Homosassa Fundraiser a successSnippetCitrus thanks all who helped make the Celebrity Cat Pawty a huge success. Everyone had a good time at the event. The Fat Cat Grill staff, Wanda Thomas, Krystal Rosenbaum and owners Mark Secker and Laura Siekert provided the guests with outstanding food, beverages and service. They have offered to do a second Cat Pawty for SnippetCitrus next year. Jewel Lamb and Donna Copp were the celebrity bartenders who came up with some very unusual, tasty drinks. We had 40 special cat photos vying for the top prize, a hand-painted portrait of the winning cat by Lorraine Clark, Pet Portraits. The winner of the Celebrity Cat Photo Contest was Kapa Kai, Julie Cunninghams precious pet. The second place winner was George, the mascot cat at Citrus County Animal Services. Bevery OBrien said she told her cat Toby that he won, just to boost his ego. The Getaway package was won by Leslie Holdaway, who lives In Inverness and works at the Golden Corral. As always, we appreciate the Chroniclefor getting the word out about our event. We had 132 attendees and we thank them all for coming out in the rain. Thanks to the following silent auction donors: New Concepts International Hair Salon, Clyde Benson, Pauline Thomson, Mary Lee Johnson, Royal Oaks Golf Club, Capt. Fred Reed ArtNDiving, Tom Okomoto, Marilynn Nelson, Georgioss Hair Design and Spa, Sheila Aja, Bridgestone Firestone, Becky Nolan, Fat Cat Grill, Glass Werx Studio, Down Stairs Art Gallery Studio, SnippetCitrus, The Freezer, Pawfection Ranch Grooming and Boarding, Park Avenue Salon, Seniors Choice, Leslie Martineau, Highlander Restaurant, Codys (Crystal River), Kims Caf, Museum Caf Old Mill Tavern, Smoking Mos, Ideal Health Enrichment Center, Friends of Citrus County Animal Services, Humanitarians of Florida, Manchester House Clinic, Doug and Sophie Jordan, La Te Da Boutique, Gus Gold & Gems, Lisa VanDeboe, Plantation Realty, Joan and Tom Mott, Copp Winery, Linda Enlow, Bruce Geib, Plantation Animal Clinic, Babs Rice, Catalinas Custom Collars and Harnesses. Snippet Citrus has only been snipping for 8 months and has provided services for more than 400 cats and dogs. Now we need to make sure the community knows that we are available to help stop pet homelessness before it starts. Please call us to see if you qualify for assistance to spay or neuter your pet: 352503-3237. Mary Lee Johnson Lois Thomas SnippetCitrusOPINIONCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, SEPTEMBER3, 2013 A11 000FO3H PAID HEALTH ADVERTISEMENT Doctors Discovery Helps Diabetics PHILADELPHIA A team of doctors has found that a new formulation of exotic sounding ingredients gives new hope to diabetics. The formula, called Cinnatrol promotes healthy blood sugar levels by effectively metabolizing glucose into energy. In a research study, all patients taking just one capful of the liquid (one ounce) daily, dramatically lowered their blood sugar levels compared to a placebo group. Another scientific study found that an ingredient in Cinnatrol made insulin 20 times more capable of converting blood sugar to energy. 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Mexico nabs brother of bossMEXICO CITY The brother of the head of the Juarez Cartel has been arrested in the western state of Nayarit and is being held pending charges of links to organized crime, Mexican officials said Monday. Federal officials said Alberto Carrillo Fuentes was detained by federal police Sunday and moved to Mexico City. Painted Associated PressFacepainting artist Amanda Griffin works on Red Bird makeup on 1year-old Hunter Lovelady during the 37th annual Market Square Day in Mound City, Mo. Cops: NY tot shot in stroller NEW YORK Police investigating the death of a 1year-old boy who was shot in his stroller during a walk on a city street believe his father was the intended target, Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Monday. Authorities have some leads in the killing of Antiq Hennis in Brooklyn on Sunday night and believe his death may be gang-related, Kelly said. Antiqs father, Anthony Hennis, had just gone to pick up the boy at the home of the babys mother, Cherise Miller, and take him to visit Hennis grandmother, Kelly said. Hennis, 21, put the boy in the stroller and was pushing him across a street in the Brownsville neighborhood when shots rang out at about 7:20 p.m., police said.Six dead in Pa. head-on crashKANE, Pa. A 12-yearold cheerleader with an infectious smile and a 6-year-old boy described as a scrappy competitor in a variety of sports are among six people killed in a headon crash on a northwestern Pennsylvania highway. State police in McKean County said a sport utility vehicle crossed the center line Saturday afternoon and hit an approaching sedan in Allegheny National Forest, killing 6-year-old Jarrett Costanzo and 12-year-old Olivia Douglas and injuring two other people. Also killed were four St. Marys residents in the car: Gary Beimel, 62, David Cuneo, 54, Elaine Beimel, 55, and Florence Donachy, 81. From wire reports Nation BRIEFS NATION& WORLD Page A12TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Shortage Associated PressA Palestinian fills containers with fuel Monday at a gas station in Gaza City. The Egyptian military caved in smuggling tunnels along the Egyptian border with the Gaza Strip on Sunday causing a fuel shortage at some gas stations in the Gaza Strip. World BRIEFS Syria warns of war Associated PressPARIS Syrias president warned Monday that the Middle East is a powder keg and potential Western military strikes against his country risk triggering a regional war. In an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, Bashar Assad also was quoted as saying that Syria has challenged the U.S. and France to provide proof to support their allegations that Damascus has used chemical weapons, but that the leaders of both countries have been incapable of doing that, including before their own peoples. President Barack Obama and his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, have accused Assads regime of carrying out a deadly chemical attack against rebel-held suburbs of Damascus on Aug. 21. The Syrian government denies the allegations, and blames opposition fighters. Obama initially seemed poised to launch military action, but abruptly announced on Saturday he would first ask Congress for authorization. Hollande also has called for a forceful response against Assad, but is awaiting a decision from Washington first. If the U.S. and France decide to strike, Assad said everyone will lose control of the situation. Chaos and extremism will spread. The risk of a regional war exists, he added. Asked whether France, which has been a staunch supporter of the opposition, has become an enemy of Syria, Assad said that whoever contributes financially and militarily to terrorists is an enemy of the Syrian people. The French people are not our enemy, but the policy of their government is hostile to the Syrian people. Insofar as French government policy is hostile to the Syrian people, this state will be its enemy, he said. Bashar Assadpresident of Syria. Assad: Risk of regional conflict if West strikes in Middle East Special courts for veterans expanding across US Associated PressPHILADELPHIA Former National Guardsman Paul Piscitelli is in Philadelphia Municipal Court to answer to drug and theft charges. Elijah Peters, who served in the Army in Afghanistan and Iraq, was arrested twice for assault. Like all the defendants appearing before Judge Patrick Dugan on a recent Wednesday, Piscitelli and Peters are veterans who chose to have their cases handled in a special court established for those formerly in the military. More than justice is meted out. Before the judge takes the bench, a volunteer approaches the veterans one by one, offering help with such things as rsumwriting and job hunting. A second volunteer steers them to longdistance runs and fitness classes. A representative from a community college discusses the advantages of higher education. Theres also a worker from the local Veterans Affairs medical center whos checking to make sure defendants are getting doctor appointments, disability benefits, housing vouchers or any other benefit to which theyre entitled. This is the touchy, feely, kissy, huggy court, explained Janet DiTomasso, who helps administer the Philadelphia court. The veterans court operates under the philosophy that many of the defendants who have run into trouble with the law need treatment, not incarceration. Some courts only take misdemeanor cases. Some only handle veterans who received an honorable discharge. The Philadelphia court has set few limits. The city has been at the forefront of an experiment that has mushroomed across the nation. In 2008, there were just five veterans courts in the United States. By the end of last year, there were 166. Dugan, the judge, is an Army Reserve captain who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. He has been at the helm of the court from the start. The veterans who appear before him face a range of charges that stem primarily from substance abuse. Sometimes that abuse started in the military. Sometimes, it was a problem before a veteran ever thought about enlisting. Dugan is determined to give them a second chance, and sometimes a third or a fourth. Associated PressPhiladelphia Municipal Court Judge Patrick Dugan poses for a portrait Aug.21 at the justice center in Philadelphia. ON THE NET Justice for Vets: www .justiceforvets.org Flu vaccines get a boost Some promise more protectionLAURANNEERGAARD AP medical writerWASHINGTON Flu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall, some brands promise a little extra protection. For the first time, certain vaccines will guard against four strains of flu rather than the usual three. Called quadrivalent vaccines, these brands may prove more popular for children than their parents. Thats because kids tend to catch the newly added strain more often. These four-in-one vaccines are so new that theyll make up only a fraction of the nations supply of flu vaccine, so if you want a dose, better start looking early. But thats only one of an unprecedented number of flu vaccine options available this year. Allergic to eggs? Egg-free shots are hitting the market, too. Plus theres growing interest in shots brewed just for the 65and-older crowd, and a brand that targets the needle-phobic with just a skin-deep prick. Were moving away from the one-size-fits-all to choosing the best possible vaccine for an individuals age and condition, said Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious disease specialist at the Mayo Clinic. The flip side of that, he said, is that this will be a confusing year as doctors and consumers alike try to choose. Federal health officials recommend a yearly flu vaccine for nearly everyone, starting at 6 months of age. On average, about 24,000 Americans die each flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some questions and answers about the different vaccine varieties to choose from: Q: Whats the difference between those new four-strain vaccines and the regular kind? A: For more than 30 years, the vaccine has offered protection against three influenza strains two common Type A strains called H1N1 and H3N2, and one strain of Type B. Flu strains continually evolve, and the recipe for each years vaccine includes the subtypes of those strains that experts consider most likely to cause illness that winter. Type A flu causes more serious disease and deaths, especially the H3N2 form that made last year such a nasty flu season. But the milder Type B flu does sicken people every year as well, and can kill. Two distinct Type B families circulate the globe, making it difficult to know which to include in each years vaccine. Adding both solves the guesswork, and a CDC model estimates it could prevent as many as 485 deaths a year depending on how much Type B flu is spreading. Q: How can I tell if Im getting the four-strain vaccine? A: All of the nasal spray version sold in the U.S. this year will be this new variety, called FluMist Quadrivalent. The catch is that the nasal vaccine is only for healthy people ages 2 to 49 who arent pregnant. If you prefer a flu shot, ask the doctor or pharmacist if the four-strain kind is available. Younger children, older adults, pregnant women and people with chronic health conditions all can use flu shots. Fourstrain versions are sold under the names Fluzone Quadrivalent, Fluarix Quadrivalent and FluLaval Quadrivalent. Manufacturers anticipate producing between 135 million and 139 million doses of flu vaccine this year. Only about 30 million doses will offer the four-strain protection. Q: How soon should I be vaccinated? A: Early fall is ideal, as its impossible to predict when flu will start spreading and it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in. But later isnt too late; flu season typically peaks in January or February. Q: How much does flu vaccine cost? A: The vaccine is covered by insurance, and Medicare and some plans dont require a copay. Drugstore vaccination programs tend to charge about $30; expect the quadrivalent versions to be slightly more expensive. Q: Who should seek it? A: Type B flu tends to strike children more than the middle-aged, Poland noted. And he said its not a bad idea for seniors, who are more vulnerable to influenza in general. But the CDC doesnt recommend one vaccine variety over another, and the American Academy of Pediatrics said either kind is fine just get vaccinated. Associated PressA patient gets a flu shot Oct. 17, 2012, in Jackson, Miss. Flu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall, some brands promise a little extra protection. For the first time, certain vaccines will guard against four strains of flu rather than the usual three.
Baseball/ B2 Scoreboard/B3 TV, lottery/B3 Auto racing/B4 College football/B4 Sports briefs/ B4 Final in-state showdown between Florida and Miami? / B4 SPORTSSection BTUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Stenson finally cashes in at TPC Boston Earns first trophy of a stellar golf season Associated PressNORTON, Mass. A great summer of golf finally paid off for Henrik Stenson. Stenson made three straight birdies to race by a fast-fading Sergio Garcia, and he holed a bunker shot for birdie on the 17th hole to turn back a final threat from Steve Stricker and win the Deutsche Bank Championship. Stenson was runner-up in the British Open and a World Golf Championship, and he tied for third at the PGA Championship. All that was missing was a trophy, and he took care of that on Labor Day at the soggy TPC Boston by closing with a 5-under 66 for a two-shot win over Stricker. The 37-year-old Swede moved to the top of the FedEx Cup standings after two playoff events, assuring him his first trip to the Tour Championship and a clear shot at the $10 million prize. Im just pleased I won here, said Stenson, who tied the tournament record at 22-under 262. This was a big goal of mine to win a golf tournament after all those nice finishes. My family is here. Im going to see my kids in a little bit. Its all good. Stensons win was only part of the high drama Monday, so much that Tiger Woods became an afterthought. He closed with a 73 and tied for 65th. The best image of him all day was walking back out to the course after a rain delay with he and his 6-year-old daughter dressed in matching red. Brendan Steele thought his season was over when the final round was halted for two hours because of rain. Steele made a birdie putt on the 15th when play resumed, hit a 9-iron to 2 feet for birdie on the 16th and closed with two more birdies to sneak into the top 70 in the FedEx Cup and advance to the third playoff event in two weeks at Conway Farms north of Chicago. Federer stunned at US Open Associated PressNEW YORK Right from the start, Roger Federer looked very little like, well, the Roger Federer who routinely reached the final weekend at Grand Slam tournaments. In the opening game of his fourth-round match at the U.S. Open, the owner of 17 major titles got passed at the net twice, sailed a backhand long, then missed two forehands to get broken. In the second game, the man who has spent more weeks ranked No. 1 than anyone else dumped a backhand into the net, then shanked two other backhands several feet wide. No longer the dominant presence he once was, Federer lost in the round of 16 at Flushing Meadows for the first time in a decade, surprisingly beaten 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-4 by 19th-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain on Monday night. I kind of self-destructed, which is very disappointing, said Federer, who made 43 unforced errors and managed to convert only 2 of 16 break points. It was a frustrating performance. Only the latest in a series. This caps a poor-byhis-standards Grand Slam season for Federer, whose record trophy collection includes five from the U.S. Open. Revis likely to start Sunday Associated PressTAMPA Darrelle Revis likely will make his debut for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the star cornerbacks old team, the New York Jets. Although theres been no official announcement, the three-time All-Pro has been practicing without any reported setbacks and teammates are confident Revis will start Sundays season opener. Were going to have all our pieces, finally, and it should be good, defensive end Adrian Clayborn said Monday. Well see. Revis is recovering from knee surgery that sidelined him most of last season with the Jets. The Bucs gradually increased his workload in practice during training camp, however the seventh-year pro did not see any game action during the preseason. Coach Greg Schiano is not concerned. The objective since late April, when Revis was acquired in exchange for the 13th overall pick in the draft, has been to not rush the rehabilitation process in hopes of having him ready to face his old team. As long as there are no setbacks that remains the plan, Schiano said. Revis and All-Pro safety Dashon Goldson were brought in this offseason to bolster a secondary that nearly set a NFL record for passing yards allowed in 2012. Revis was given a new six-year, $96 million contract, and Goldson received a five-year, $41.25 deal in free agency after helping San Francisco reach the Super Bowl last season. Rookie Johnthan Banks, a second-round draft pick competing for the cornerback job on the side opposite Revis, feels the secondary has played together enough in practice to be Darrelle Revis See REVIS/ Page B3 Associated PressHenrik Stenson raises his club Monday after making birdie from the bunker on the 17th green during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Mass. Stenson won at 22-under par. See STENSON/ Page B3 Roger Federer wipes sweat from his face Monday between points during his match against Tommy Robredo during the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open in New York.Associated Press See US OPEN/ Page B3 FSU freshman QB Winston shines in 41-13 Seminoles victory at Pittsburgh Associated PressPITTSBURGH Redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston passed for 356 yards and four touchdowns in a spectacular debut and No. 11 Florida State dominated Pittsburgh 41-13 on Monday night. Winston was nearly flawless, completing 25 of 27 passes and running for 25 yards and a score as the Seminoles gave the Panthers a rude welcome to the Atlantic Coast Conference. Rashad Greene caught eight passes for 126 yards and a score and Nick OLeary hauled in three touchdown passes for Florida State. The Panthers had been pointing to the opener from the moment the program announced the move from the Big East to the ACC nearly two years ago. Playing in front of a rare sell-out, Pitt simply couldnt keep up with the defending league champions. Tom Savage passed for 201 yards and a touchdown for Pitt but also threw a pair of interceptions. Or, as many interceptions as Winston had incompletions. Winston won the starting job during training camp, edging out Jacob Coker to become just the third freshman to start a season opener for the Seminoles. Dont plan on him giving up the gig anytime soon. A star outfielder on the school baseball team, Winston is considered the latest in a line of two-sport threats at Florida State, a list that includes Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders and 1992 Heisman Trophy winner Charlie Ward. Ward, however, didnt become a star until he finally cracked the starting lineup as a junior. Winston appears to already be there a game into his career. Winston connected on his first 11 passes, missing on his 12th when wide receiver Kenny Shaw couldnt quite get his right foot all the way inbounds. The 6-foot-4, 227-pound kid from Hueytown, Ala., nicknamed Famous Jameis did a little bit of everything. Twice he pulled himself free from a defensive linemans grasp to find a receiver downfield. He converted a first-and-28 with a 36-yard strike to Greene and even served as the lead blocker for Devonta Freeman when the running back broke into the secondary. Pitts defense, which ranked 17th in the country last season, appeared unsure on how to stop him. Wary of the speed of Florida States wide receivers, the Panthers gave Greene and company plenty of room to maneuver. Associated PressFlorida State running back James Wilder tumbles over Pittsburgh linebacker Anthony Gonzalez in the second quarter Monday in Pittsburgh. FSU won 41-13.
Associated PressBOSTON Doug Fister rebounded from a miserable start with seven shutout innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 3-0 Monday in a matchup of teams with the ALs best records. The Tigers won despite missing Miguel Cabrera for the third straight game. He has been sidelined by a strained abdomen, though general manager Dave Dombrowski said the star has been more hampered by a groin problem. Prince Fielder and Andy Dirks each drove in a run for the AL Central-leading Tigers, who won for the fourth time in five games. The AL East-leading Red Sox lost for just the second time in nine games.American League Yankees 9, White Sox 1NEW YORK Derek Jeter ended a slump with two hits and two RBIs, Alex Rodriguez reached base twice in an eight-run fourth inning and the New York Yankees battered the Chicago White Sox 9-1 in a game interrupted nearly two hours by rain. With thunder clapping in the first inning, Jeter had a run-scoring single off Jose Quintana (7-5) to stop an 0-for14 slide. The Yankees bats then made all the noise after a 1-hour, 53-minute delay.Orioles 7, Indians 2CLEVELAND Bud Norris stayed unbeaten as a starter with Baltimore and Nate McLouth homered and had three RBIs, leading the Orioles to a 7-2 win over the reeling Cleveland Indians in a matchup of two teams scrapping for an AL wild-card berth. Norris (10-10) allowed one run a homer to Jason Kipnis and four hits in seven innings. He is 4-0 since the Orioles got him from Houston at the July 31 trading deadline. Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer and Brian Roberts drove in two runs for the Orioles, who came in three games behind Oakland and Tampa Bay in the wild-card race.Athletics 4, Rangers 2OAKLAND, Calif. Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the fifth that was confirmed by a video review, and the Oakland Athletics pulled into a first-place tie with Texas atop the AL West by beating the Rangers 4-2. Yoenis Cespedes homered leading off the second inning and Chris Young added an RBI single in Oaklands fourth straight win. Crisp homered for the third straight game to help the As (79-58) move a season-best 21 games over .500.Royals 3, Mariners 1KANSAS CITY, Mo. Felix Hernandez lost his fourth straight start and Will Smith struck out a career high eight to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1. The Mariners right-hander hadnt lost four straight starts since 2008. He also left in the seventh inning with a cramp in his lower back. Smith (2-1) pitched 4 1/3 innings of scoreless relief to pick up the victory.Twins 10, Astros 6HOUSTON Rookie Chris Colabello homered twice, including a tiebreaking grand slam in the ninth inning, to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 10-6 win over the Houston Astros. It was the first career grand slam for Colabello, who ended an 0-for-23 skid with a single on Sunday.National League Braves 13, Mets 5ATLANTA Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with five RBIs, powering the Atlanta Braves past the New York Mets 13-5. Freeman put the Braves ahead with a two-run double off Daisuke Matsuzaka in the first inning. Freeman made it 6-1 with a three-run homer a dozen rows deep into the right-field seats in the second. Jordan Schafer got four hits and stole three bases for Atlanta before leaving with a lower back strain. Andrelton Simmons drove in three runs.Marlins 4, Cubs 3CHICAGO Henderson Alvarez hit his first career home run and pitched six innings before exiting with a hamstring injury, and the Miami Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3. Alvarez smacked a three-run shot off Travis Wood in the second inning and also had a single and a sacrifice bunt. Alvarez (3-3) allowed three runs and seven hits in six innings before he left with a tight right hamstring in his first career appearance against the Cubs. Steve Cishek earned his 29th save in 31 chances for the Marlins.Reds 7, Cardinals 2CINCINNATI Shin-Soo Choo and Joey Votto homered as Cincinnati roughed up Adam Wainwright for the second start in a row, leading Mat Latos and the Reds to a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a four-game series between the NL Central rivals. Latos (14-5) gave up four hits in his first complete game of the season.Pirates 5, Brewers 2MILWAUKEE Neil Walker hit a three-run homer, Charlie Morton pitched seven strong innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Milwaukee 5-2 to retake the NL Central lead. The Pirates moved one game ahead of St. Louis, which lost earlier in the day at Cincinnati. Morton (7-3) gave up seven hits and one earned run. He walked two and struck out six while winning his fourth straight decision. Mark Melancon pitched the ninth for his 10th save in 12 chances.Padres 4, Giants 1SAN DIEGO Ian Kennedy beat an NL West opponent for the first time in 12 starts this season, pitching the San Diego Padres past the San Francisco Giants 4-1. Huston Street worked a spotless ninth to earn his 26th save in 27 chances.Dodgers 10, Rockies 8DENVER Clayton Kershaw surrendered a career-high 11 hits in five shaky innings and got the win and Yasiel Puig scored the go-ahead run before leaving with a strained right knee as the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8. Puig was called out for interference on the bases in the first inning. He then hurt his knee on an awkward slide into third base and gingerly jogged home on Hanley Ramirezs sacrifice fly in the sixth, before being replaced in right field.Phillies 3, Nationals 2PHILADELPHIA Carlos Ruiz hit a tiebreaking RBI single in Philadelphias two-run eighth inning, helping the Phillies edge the Washington Nationals 3-2. Cesar Hernandez started the winning rally with a two-out walk against Tyler Clippard (6-3). He came around to score on Jimmy Rollins double. After Chase Utley was walked intentionally, Ruiz drove in Rollins with a single to left. B.J. Rosenberg (1-0) recorded the final out of the eighth for the win and Jonathan Papelbon finished for his 24th save in 30 chances. The Nationals put runners on the corners with one out in the ninth, but Wilson Ramos was called out on strikes and Anthony Rendon struck out swinging to end the game.Interleague Blue Jays 4, Diamondbacks 1PHOENIX Esmil Rogers pitched 6 1/3 innings of one-hit ball to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 4-1 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Rogers (4-7) struck out five and walked one in one of his best starts of the season. It was his first victory since June 18 against Colorado. Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run shot in the ninth for the Blue Jays. It was his 35th on the season. AL Associated PressDetroit shortstop Jose Iglesias turns a double play Monday over the slide of Bostons Mike Napoli at Fenway Park in Boston. Fister, Tigers blank Boston Freemans 5 RBIs power Braves past Mets 13-5 AMERICAN LEAGUEMondays Games N.Y. Yankees 9, Chicago White Sox 1 Detroit 3, Boston 0 Minnesota 10, Houston 6 Kansas City 3, Seattle 1 Baltimore 7, Cleveland 2 Oakland 4, Texas 2 Toronto 4, Arizona 1 Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, late Today Baltimore (Tillman 15-4) at Cleveland (U.Jimenez 9-9), 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Sale 10-12) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 11-10), 7:05 p.m. Detroit (Scherzer 19-1) at Boston (Lester 12-8), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (P.Hernandez 3-1) at Houston (Cosart 1-1), 8:10 p.m. Seattle (E.Ramirez 5-1) at Kansas City (B.Chen 6-2), 8:10 p.m. Toronto (Redmond 2-2) at Arizona (Miley 9-9), 9:40 p.m. Tampa Bay (M.Moore 14-3) at L.A. Angels (Vargas 8-5), 10:05 p.m. Texas (M.Perez 8-3) at Oakland (Colon 14-5), 10:05 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEMondays Games Atlanta 13, N.Y. Mets 5 Cincinnati 7, St. Louis 2 Pittsburgh 5, Milwaukee 2 Miami 4, Chicago Cubs 3 San Diego 4, San Francisco 1 L.A. 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IPHRERBBSO St. Louis Wainwright L,15-96106623 S.Freeman 110000 Axford 2/311110 Choate 000020 Salas 1/300000 Cincinnati Latos W,14-5942212 West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Oakland7958.5778-2W-443-2536-33 Texas7958.5775-5L-239-2940-29 Los Angeles6372.46715128-2W-431-3732-35 Seattle6275.45317143-7L-231-3831-37 Houston4592.32834313-7L-122-4823-44 East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Boston8257.5907-3L-145-2537-32 Tampa Bay7560.55653-7L-444-2631-34 Baltimore7363.537725-5W-238-2935-34 New York7364.533835-5W-141-2832-36 Toronto6375.45718136-4W-135-3428-41 East Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Atlanta8453.6137-3W-150-1934-34 Washington6968.5041576-4L-140-3129-37 Philadelphia6375.45721145-5W-136-3127-44 New York6274.45621144-6L-228-3834-36 Miami5185.37532253-7W-229-3922-46 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Pittsburgh8057.5845-5W-145-2535-32 St. Louis7958.57715-5L-141-2538-33 Cincinnati7761.55834-6W-142-2335-38 Milwaukee5978.43121174-6L-430-3929-39 Chicago5879.42322184-6L-127-4331-36 West Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Los Angeles8255.5997-3W-543-2839-27 Arizona6967.5071274-6L-239-3030-37 Colorado6574.46818126-4L-140-3025-44 San Diego6176.44521154-6W-137-3224-44 San Fran.6176.44521155-5L-134-3527-41 Central Division WLPctGBWCL10StrHomeAway Detroit8157.5876-4W-144-2737-30 Cleveland7265.526843-7L-140-2732-38 Kansas City7166.518957-3W-236-3335-33 Minnesota6076.44120154-6W-228-3632-40 Chicago5680.41224194-6L-432-3424-46 AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEMAJORLEAGUEBASEBALL B2TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER3, 2013
SCOREBOARDCITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLE He exited in the semifinals at the Australian Open in January, the quarterfinals at the French Open in early June, and the second round of Wimbledon against a player ranked 116th, to boot in late June. That ended Federers record run of reaching at least the quarterfinals at 36 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments. Now, thanks to Robredo, Federer has a new, unwanted streak: Two consecutive losses before the quarterfinals at majors. This is the first season since 2002 that Federer did not reach at least one final at any of the four Grand Slam tournaments. That year also marked the last time Federer was ranked lower than he is now at No. 7. The story of my life: When I lose, people are shell-shocked to see me play this way, Federer said. Heading into Monday, the buzz at the U.S. Open was all about looking ahead to a potential quarterfinal between Federer and his nemesis, Rafael Nadal. Owners of a combined 29 Grand Slam trophies, they have played each other 31 times including in eight major finals but never in New York. Federers loss means they wont fix that gap in their rivalry this week. When Federers match was ending, the second-seeded Nadal was just getting started in Arthur Ashe Stadium, and the Spaniard wound up improving to 19-0 on hard courts in 2013 with a 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 victory over 22nd-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany. Nadal, who won the 2010 U.S. Open but missed it last year with a left knee injury, erased the only break point he faced against Kohlschreiber and has not lost a service game so far through four matches. In the three womens matches that were played Monday, No. 10 Roberta Vinci and unseeded Flavia Pennetta set up an all-Italian quarterfinal with victories. Vinci beat yet another woman from Italy, 136th-ranked qualifier Camila Giorgi, 6-4, 6-2, while Pennetta defeated No. 21 Simona Halep of Romania 6-2, 7-6 (3). Azarenka or Ivanovic will face Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia, who got past American wild-card entry Alison Riske, a 23-year-old who grew up in Pittsburgh, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2. In mens action, No. 4 David Ferrer of Spain, the runner-up to Nadal at the French Open this year, moved on by beating No. 18 Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia 7-6 (2), 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (3). In the quarterfinals, Ferrer will play No. 8 Richard Gasquet, who entered the day 1-15 in fourth-round Grand Slam matches but erased a match point and withstood 39 aces from No. 10 Milos Raonic to win 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-6 (9), 7-5 on Court 17. A long line of fans snaked across the grounds when Federer-Robredo was moved from Ashe to much smaller Armstrong, which holds about 10,000 spectators and has a lot less room separating the playing surface from the stands. Federer, accustomed to playing in Ashe, last competed in Armstrong in 2006. He said that was not a factor in Monday's outcome, though. The blame, instead, belonged with his inability to hit his strokes the way he wanted. effective as a unit in the opener. Weve been together since OTAs and we know what Revis can do, Banks said. Hes been practicing with us the past two weeks. We pretty much know each other. It will grow as the season goes. The Bucs reconvened for practice Monday after having the weekend off. Schiano said its too early to tell if another projected starter, guard Carl Nicks, will play against the Jets. Nicks missed the final nine games of last season and is recovering from surgery on his left big toe. His comeback stalled last month when he was diagnosed as having a MRSA infection in a blister on the side of his left foot. He hasnt practiced since. Like Revis, Nicks did not play a down during the preseason. The Bucs are exploring a number of different options, including the prospect of moving center Jeremy Zuttah to left guard, if Nicks is out. Tackle Gabe Carimi and backup center Ted Larsen are other possibilities. We have guys on our roster, well just choose one of them. They all can play guard, Schiano said. REVISContinued from Page B1 US OPENContinued from Page B1 On the AIRWAVES TODAYS SPORTS BASEBALL 7 p.m. (WGN-A) Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees 8 p.m. (FSNFL) Miami Marlins at Chicago Cubs 10 p.m. (SUN) Tampa Bay Rays at Los Angeles Angels COLLEGE FOOTBALL 6:30 p.m. (SUN) Florida State at Pittsburgh (taped) CFL FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. (NBCSPT) Montreal Alouettes at Toronto Argonauts UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SOCCER 2:30 p.m. (FSNFL) Playoff Round, 2nd Leg -AC Milan vs PSV Eindhoven (taped) TENNIS 11 a.m. (ESPN2) 2013 U.S. Open Men's Round of 16 and Women's Quarterfinals 7 p.m. (ESPN) 2013 U.S. Open Men's Round of 16 and Women's Quarterfinals RADIO 9:30 p.m. (WYKE 104.3 FM) Tampa Bay Rays pregame 10:05 p.m. (WYKE 104.3 FM) Tampa Bay Rays at Los Angeles Angels Note: Times and channels are subject to change at the discretion of the network. If you are unable to locate a game on the listed channel, please contact your cable provider. Prep CALENDAR TODAYS PREP SPORTS VOLLEYBALL 6 p.m. Seven Rivers at Ocala Christian Academy 6 p.m. Lecanto at South Sumter BOYS GOLF 3:30 p.m. Nature Coast at Crystal River 4 p.m. Hernando at Citrus GIRLS GOLF 4 p.m. Citrus at Hernando NASCAR Sprint CupAdvoCare 500 Sunday At Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton, Ga. Lap length: 1.54 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (9) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 325 laps, 118.2 rating, 47 points, $338,058. 2. (11) Joey Logano, Ford, 325, 130.8, 44, $250,073. 3. (7) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 325, 100, 41, $201,865. 4. (32) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 325, 92.5, 40, $165,235. 5. (17) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 325, 102, 40, $167,848. 6. (5) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 325, 117.1, 39, $171,176. 7. (3) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 325, 100.4, 38, $156,504. 8. (8) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 325, 93.2, 36, $129,265. 9. (30) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 325, 103.7, 35, $156,526. 10. (22) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 325, 83.1, 0, $120,015. 11. (15) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 325, 94.6, 33, $136,675. 12. (6) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 325, 98, 32, $144,946. 13. (20) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 325, 84.4, 31, $135,419. 14. (13) A J Allmendinger, Toyota, 325, 83.3, 30, $133,363. 15. (24) Greg Biffle, Ford, 325, 72.7, 29, $122,355. 16. (1) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 325, 77.2, 28, $163,466. 17. (31) David Gilliland, Ford, 325, 73.5, 27, $120,738. 18. (2) Carl Edwards, Ford, 324, 102.7, 27, $139,255. 19. (26) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 324, 67.3, 0, $117,013. 20. (29) Aric Almirola, Ford, 323, 65.4, 24, $140,091. 21. (21) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 323, 61.1, 23, $101,155. 22. (19) Casey Mears, Ford, 323, 44.4, 23, $119,888. 23. (14) David Ragan, Ford, 323, 61.1, 22, $117,002. 24. (16) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 322, 54.7, 20, $128,721. 25. (27) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 322, 53.9, 19, $142,405. 26. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 322, 53.7, 18, $96,930. 27. (37) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 322, 49.5, 17, $101,830. 28. (10) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 321, 55.8, 16, $142,141. 29. (25) David Stremme, Toyota, 321, 52.9, 15, $93,030. 30. (42) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 321, 40.8, 15, $94,380. 31. (41) Timmy Hill, Ford, 321, 32.4, 13, $92,730. 32. (34) David Reutimann, Toyota, 320, 43.4, 12, $92,555. 33. (38) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, 319, 36.3, 0, $100,380. 34. (28) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 319, 64.5, 10, $100,230. 35. (23) Brad Keselowski, Ford, engine, 307, 88.6, 10, $145,496. 36. (18) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 292, 45.7, 8, $109,930. 37. (39) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, engine, 249, 33, 0, $91,760. 38. (4) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, engine, 231, 50.7, 6, $105,960. 39. (12) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, engine, 192, 106.3, 6, $124,793. 40. (40) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, vibration, 114, 27.1, 0, $78,160. 41. (33) Josh Wise, Ford, vibration, 94, 31.9, 0, $74,160. 42. (43) Michael McDowell, Ford, vibration, 92, 31, 3, $70,160. 43. (35) Scott Speed, Ford, vibration, 22, 25.3, 1, $66,660. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 135.128 mph. Time of Race: 3 hours, 42 minutes, 14 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.740 seconds. Caution Flags: 9 for 47 laps. Lead Changes: 28 among 13 drivers. Lap Leaders: J.Montoya 1-24; J.Logano 2526; D.Ragan 27; M.McDowell 28; J.Montoya 29-39; C.Edwards 40-58; J.Yeley 59-60; C.Mears 61; J.Gordon 62-77; J.Montoya 78; L.Cassill 79; C.Edwards 80-121; R.Newman 122-123; J.Logano 124-138; C.Bowyer 139166; J.Logano 167-172; C.Bowyer 173-192; J.Logano 193-195; C.Edwards 196-200; J.Gordon 201; C.Edwards 202-203; J.Logano 204-212; B.Keselowski 213-243; J.Logano 244-251; R.Newman 252; J.Montoya 253254; J.Logano 255-289; Ky.Busch 290-325. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): J.Logano, 7 times for 78 laps; C.Edwards, 4 times for 68 laps; C.Bowyer, 2 times for 48 laps; J.Montoya, 4 times for 38 laps; Ky.Busch, 1 time for 36 laps; B.Keselowski, 1 time for 31 laps; J.Gordon, 2 times for 17 laps; R.Newman, 2 times for 3 laps; J.Yeley, 1 time for 2 laps; C.Mears, 1 time for 1 lap; D.Ragan, 1 time for 1 lap; L.Cassill, 1 time for 1 lap; M.McDowell, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 12 in Points: 1. J.Johnson, 837; 2. C.Bowyer, 809; 3. K.Harvick, 795; 4. C.Edwards, 795; 5. Ky.Busch, 786; 6. M.Kenseth, 768; 7. D.Earnhardt Jr., 750; 8. J.Logano, 729; 9. G.Biffle, 727; 10. Ku.Busch, 719; 11. J.Gordon, 713; 12. K.Kahne, 709.U.S. OpenMonday, At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York Purse: $34.3 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Fourth Round Tommy Robredo (19), Spain, def. Roger Federer (7), Switzerland, 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-4. David Ferrer (4), Spain, def. Janko Tipsarevic (18), Serbia, 7-6 (2), 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (3). Richard Gasquet (8), France, def. Milos Raonic (10), Canada, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 2-6, 7-6 (9), 7-5. Rafael Nadal (2), Spain, def. Philipp Kohlschreiber (22), Germany, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3, 6-1. Women Fourth Round Roberta Vinci (10), Italy, def. Camila Giorgi, Italy, 6-4, 6-2. Flavia Pennetta, Italy, def. Simona Halep (21), Romania, 6-2, 7-6 (3). Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, def. Alison Riske, United States, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2.Royals 3, Mariners 1Seattle Kansas City abrhbi abrhbi BMiller ss5021AGordn lf3000 Frnkln 2b2000Bonifac 2b3001 Seager 3b4030Hosmer 1b4110 KMorls dh4000BButler dh4010 Smoak 1b4000Mostks 3b3011 MSndrs rf4010S.Perez c3000 Zunino c3000Lough rf3010 Ackley lf4000JDyson cf2110 AAlmnt cf4110AEscor ss3110 Totals34171Totals28362 Seattle0001000001 Kansas City00012000x3 EZunino (1), B.Miller (7). DPSeattle 1. LOBSeattle 10, Kansas City 4. 2BSeager (29), A.Almonte (1). 3BB.Miller (6). SB A.Escobar 2 (18). SJ.Dyson. SFBonifacio. IPHRERBBSO Seattle F.Hernandez L,12-962/363316 O.Perez11/300002 Kansas City Duffy 32/351144 W.Smith W,2-141/310008 G.Holland S,37-39110001Pirates 5, Brewers 2PittsburghMilwaukee abrhbiabrhbi Tabata lf4132Aoki rf4120 Pie lf1000Segura ss4020 NWalkr 2b5123Lucroy c4000 McCtch cf4020ArRmr 3b4010 PAlvrz 3b4010Gennett 2b3000 Byrd rf4000Bianchi ph-2b1000 Mornea 1b3000Gindl lf3000 RMartn c4000JFrncs 1b4110 Barmes ss4220LSchfr cf3011 Morton p1110Thrnrg p2000 GJones ph1000Grzlny p0000 Watson p0000Figaro p0000 Melncn p0000YBtncr ph1000 Blazek p0000 Wooten p0000 McGnzl p0000 KDavis ph1010 Totals355115Totals34281 Pittsburgh0010103005 Milwaukee0100001002 EByrd (5), P.Alvarez (26). DPPittsburgh 1, Milwaukee 1. LOBPittsburgh 8, Milwaukee 8. 2BMcCutchen (34), P.Alvarez (17), Barmes (15), J.Francisco (12). HRN.Walker (10). SBSegura (39), L.Schafer (6). SMorton 2. IPHRERBBSO Pittsburgh Morton W,7-3772126 Watson H,17100000 Melancon S,10-12110002 Milwaukee Thornburg L,1-1662234 Gorzelanny011100 Figaro132200 Blazek100001 Wooten2/310000 Mic.Gonzalez1/300001Padres 4, Giants 1San FranciscoSan Diego abrhbiabrhbi Pagan cf5010Denorfi rf-lf4012 Scutaro 2b4000Venale cf-rf3000 Machi p0000Gyorko 2b4000 Belt 1b3021Guzmn lf3000 Posey c4010Amarst cf0000 Pence rf4010Blanks 1b2100 Sandovl 3b4010Forsyth 3b2100 BCrwfr ss4000Hundly c3111 GBlanc lf3110RCeden ss3121 Zito p1000Kenndy p1000 Kschnc ph1010Vincent p0000 Moscos p0000Fuents ph1000 Abreu ph-2b2000Layne p0000 Grgrsn p0000 Street p0000 Totals35181Totals26444 San Francisco0000100001 San Diego03010000x4 LOBSan Francisco 9, San Diego 2. 2BBelt (30). HRHundley (11). SBPence (21). CS Venable (5), R.Cedeno (3). IPHRERBBSO San Francisco Zito L,4-11444433 Moscoso200012 Machi200002 San Diego Kennedy W,6-9651127 Vincent H,7110001 Layne010000 Gregerson H,19110001 Street S,26-27100001Athletics 4, Rangers 2Texas Oakland abrhbi abrhbi LMartn cf5010Crisp cf4112 Profar ss4010Moss rf0000 Kinsler 2b5000Dnldsn 3b3000 ABeltre 3b4020Lowrie ss4000 Przyns c4000Cespds lf4121 Rios rf4030Freimn 1b2000 Morlnd 1b1100Barton 1b1000 Brkmn dh4000Callasp 2b3110 DvMrp lf3112CYoung rf-cf3011 KSuzuk c3010 Choice dh2100 Totals342 82Totals29464 Texas 0000200002 Oakland02002000x4 EA.Beltre (12), L.Martin (5). DPTexas 1, Oakland 1. LOBTexas 11, Oakland 6. 2B Rios (27), Callaspo (20). HRDav.Murphy (13), Crisp (17), Cespedes (21). IPHRERBBSO Texas D.Holland L,9-742/354351 Tepesch 31/310001 Oakland Straily W,8-7532234 Otero H,5 120010 Bre.Anderson H,111/310012 Cook H,20 2/310001 Balfour S,36-38110010Dodgers 10, Rockies 8Los AngelesColorado abrhbiabrhbi Crwfrd lf5121Rutledg ss4121 Puig rf3110LeMahi 2b5120 Schmkr rf2000Cuddyr rf5221 AdGnzl 1b5110WRosr c5122 HRmrz ss3001Arenad 3b5121 Ethier cf4333Culersn lf5010 M.Ellis 2b5120Pachec 1b4021 A.Ellis c4211Blckmn cf5130 Uribe 3b5132Bettis p0000 Kershw p2022Manshp p0000 League p0000JHerrr ph1010 HrstnJr ph1000Francis p0000 BWilsn p0000CDckrs ph1011 Belisari p0000Chatwd pr0100 MYong ph1000Belisle p0000 Jansen p0000 Totals40101510Totals408187 Los Angeles10103300210 Colorado3000200218 EPacheco (6), Arenado (9). DPLos Angeles 4, Colorado 1. LOBLos Angeles 10, Colorado 9. 2BC.Crawford (26), Ethier 2 (30), Arenado (25), Culberson (3), Pacheco (12), Blackmon (9), J.Herrera (6), Co.Dickerson (11). HREthier (11), W.Rosario (21). SBRutledge (9). CSA.Ellis (1). SKershaw, Bettis 2. SF H.Ramirez. IPHRERBBSO Los Angeles Kershaw W,14-85115514 League H,2120000 B.Wilson H,1100001 Belisario H,19142200 Jansen S,25-28111110 Colorado Bettis42/385544 Manship L,0-511/333200 Francis200004 Belisle142201 Florida LOTTERY Here are the winning numbers selected Monday in the Florida Lottery: Players should verify winning numbers by calling 850-487-7777 or at www.flalottery.com.Sundays winning numbers and payouts: Fantasy 5: 14 15 18 27 32 5-of-51 winner$187,506.60 4-of-5225$134 3-of-57,389$11 CASH 3 (early) 9 3 4 CASH 3 (late) 2 9 9 PLAY 4 (early) 3 5 7 2 PLAY 4 (late) 0 0 6 9 FANTASY 5 18 19 20 31 32TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER3, 2013 B3 Steele appeared to bump Ernie Els out of the top 70 when he tied him at 12-under 272. It feels like I just missed the cut, Els said when he finished. But the Big Easy was given a big reprieve. K.J. Choi made a bogey on the par-5 18th. Charley Hoffman made bogey on the 17th. Kevin Chappell missed an 8-foot birdie putt on the last hole. That combination was enough for Els to grab the 70th spot by a fraction of a point. Strickers third runner-up finish this year allowed him to move into the top 10 and qualify for the Presidents Cup team, despite playing a part-time schedule. That put the 10th spot up for grabs between Webb Simpson and Zach Johnson, who were playing together on the other side of the course. They were tied at 8 under big advantage to Simpson until the former U.S. Open champion dropped two shots on the last four holes. Johnson faced a 25-foot birdie putt on his last hole that determined whether he made the team, and he poured it in the middle. Johnson last week gave up a chance to earn points by skipping The Barclays to be in his brothers wedding. Lost in all this commotion was Jordan Spieth, the 20-year-old Texan dressed in a shirt with the Dallas Cowboys silver-and-blue colors. He went birdie-birdie-birdie-eagle at the end of his round for a 62 right before the rain delay. With such soft conditions, his 17under 267 was never going to hold up. Spieth wound up tied for fourth, and is No. 10 in the FedEx Cup standings. He is assured of becoming the first player since Woods in 1996 to start a season with no status and reach the Tour Championship. Woods, however, did it in seven tournaments. U.S. captain Fred Couples announces his two wild-card picks for the Presidents Cup on Wednesday, and Spieth is sure to get plenty of attention. Graham DeLaet of Canada started slowly and finished with two birdies for a 69 to finish alone in third and lock up a spot on his first Presidents Cup team for the International squad. Garcia had a two-shot lead at the start of the final round and gave it away quickly, starting with a threeputt for bogey on the par-5 second hole. He missed several short putts and went out in 39, falling too far back to catch up. Stenson, who hit his second shot into the hazard on the second hole to make bogey, atoned for that mistake with three straight birdies to take the lead, and he kept the mistakes to a minimum on the back nine. Stricker was two shots behind and had a long eagle putt on the 18th. Behind him, Stenson hit his approach into the bunker on the 17th. Right when the tournament was in doubt, Stenson holed the bunker shot to effectively wrap up the win. Im really pleased with how I bounced back, Stenson said. He was talking about his early bogey, but he could have been talking about his career. The big Swede already made one great comeback to reach No. 5 in the world. He was outside the top 200 and his game in disarray at the start of the 2012 season. But he pulled himself out of another slump, and this win took him to No. 6 in the world ranking.Deutsche Bank ChampionshipMonday, At TPC Boston, Norton, Mass. Purse: $8 million, Yardage: 7,216, Par 71 Final: Henrik Stenson (2,500), $1,440,00067-63-66-66 262-22 Steve Stricker (1,500), $864,00066-68-63-67 264-20 Graham DeLaet (1,000), $544,00067-68-62-69 266-18 Sergio Garcia (563), $315,00065-64-65-73 267-17 Matt Kuchar (563), $315,00066-66-69-66 267-17 Jordan Spieth (563), $315,00067-66-72-62 267-17 Kevin Stadler (563), $315,00064-71-64-68 267-17 Brian Davis (425), $248,00063-72-66-67 268-16 Roberto Castro (363), $208,00065-65-68-71 269-15 Brendon de Jonge (363), $208,00069-65-69-66 269-15 Jason Dufner (363), $208,00066-66-66-71 269-15 Ian Poulter (363), $208,00066-68-66-69 269-15 Jason Day (288), $154,66767-67-67-69 270-14 Scott Piercy (288), $154,66768-66-67-69 270-14 Hunter Mahan (288), $154,66765-70-66-69 270-14 Keegan Bradley (268), $124,00069-65-67-70 271-13 Chris Kirk (268), $124,00066-71-65-69 271-13 Marc Leishman (268), $124,00070-67-64-70 271-13 Justin Rose (268), $124,00070-63-69-69 271-13 Ernie Els (253), $100,00066-69-68-69 272-12 Brendan Steele (253), $100,00067-67-69-69 272-12 Kevin Chappell (235), $76,80068-70-64-71 273-11 John Huh (235), $76,80066-71-70-66 273-11 Charl Schwartzel (235), $76,80067-68-67-71 273-11 Daniel Summerhays (235), $76,80068-68-69-68 273-11 Nicholas Thompson (235), $76,80066-68-67-72 273-11 Stewart Cink (203), $53,25066-69-70-69 274-10 Harris English (203), $53,25066-67-72-69 274-10 Jim Furyk (203), $53,25070-68-63-73 274-10 Brian Gay (203), $53,25067-67-73-67 274-10 Charley Hoffman (203), $53,25070-65-66-73 274-10 Dustin Johnson (203), $53,25068-69-68-69 274-10 Zach Johnson (203), $53,25069-72-67-66 274-10 Lee Westwood (203), $53,25066-72-69-67 274-10 David Hearn (168), $38,60068-69-67-71 275-9 Scott Stallings (168), $38,60068-69-69-69 275-9 Chris Stroud (168), $38,60069-70-67-69 275-9 Camilo Villegas (168), $38,60071-68-67-69 275-9 Nick Watney (168), $38,60069-67-72-67 275-9 Boo Weekley (168), $38,60067-69-69-70 275-9 K.J. Choi (138), $28,80067-67-68-74 276-8 Luke Donald (138), $28,80071-70-67-68 276-8 Phil Mickelson (138), $28,80063-71-71-71 276-8 Bryce Molder (138), $28,80071-67-67-71 276-8 Kevin Streelman (138), $28,80066-71-70-69 276-8 Gary Woodland (138), $28,80072-67-66-71 276-8 Bob Estes (108), $20,82766-69-70-72 277-7 Graeme McDowell (108), $20,82772-66-69-70 277-7 Rory McIlroy (108), $20,82770-71-64-72 277-7 Brandt Snedeker (108), $20,82768-68-69-72 277-7 Martin Kaymer (108), $20,82769-72-67-69 277-7 Justin Leonard (108), $20,82769-70-72-66 277-7 Charles Howell III (70), $18,09871-67-69-71 278-6 Jerry Kelly (70), $18,09866-72-70-70 278-6 John Merrick (70), $18,09867-69-67-75 278-6 Rory Sabbatini (70), $18,09870-71-69-68 278-6 Adam Scott (70), $18,09873-66-67-72 278-6 Webb Simpson (70), $18,09873-68-67-70 278-6 Bo Van Pelt (70), $18,09868-71-69-70 278-6 Jonas Blixt (70), $18,09866-75-69-68 278-6 Michael Thompson (70), $18,09871-70-71-66 278-6 Matt Every (40), $17,12070-67-72-70 279-5 Russell Henley (40), $17,12070-70-66-73 279-5 Josh Teater (40), $17,12070-67-73-69 279-5 Stuart Appleby (28), $16,72074-67-68-71 280-4 Tiger Woods (28), $16,72068-67-72-73 280-4 Brian Stuard (15), $16,32071-66-71-73 281-3 Cameron Tringale (15), $16,32073-67-71-70 281-3 Bubba Watson (15), $16,32071-69-70-71 281-3 Billy Horschel (5), $15,84072-66-72-72 282-2 Pat Perez (5), $15,84068-72-66-76 282-2 Patrick Reed (5), $15,84068-72-73-69 282-2 Jason Kokrak (5), $15,44070-71-70-72 283-1 Richard H. Lee (5), $15,44069-70-68-76 283-1 Ryan Moore (5), $15,20066-73-68-77 284E Angel Cabrera (4), $15,04072-67-72-77 288+4 STENSONContinued from Page B1
Associated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. And then there were five. Five spots, that is, still up for grabs in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Among those jockeying for one of the coveted berths is Martin Truex Jr., who gamely finished third Sunday night at Atlanta while driving with a broken right wrist. Truex had to drive through the field from 18th after an unscheduled pit stop with just more than 100 laps remaining to check on a potential loose wheel. Most impressive was this: Truexs cast appeared to be melting late in the race. The cast just inside my hand here got all soft, he said. You can see it moves real soft like theres nothing there and its kind of broke right here between my thumb. It hurts like hell when youre in there just steering the car. When youre steering back and forth here and youre out of control and youre holding on and youre sawing on the wheel and all the tires, it felt like every time I moved it, somebody was hitting it with a hammer. But Truex, with one win on the season and 13th in points, is in decent shape headed into Richmond, where the Chase field will be decided Saturday night. Hes holding down the second wild card, while Kasey Kahne has clinched at least the first wild card because hes got two wins. Not in as a great a position is four-time champion Jeff Gordon, who is winless on the year and still trying to sneak inside the top 10 in the standings. He moved a notch closer Sunday with a sixth-place finish, but trails Kurt Busch by six points for the 10th and final spot. Based on the aggression Gordon showed early and often Sunday at Atlanta, hell be charging hard at Richmond after a spot in the Chase. There was some postrace tension between Gordon and Carl Edwards that apparently began when Gordon slid in front of Edwards early in the race to claim position. It triggered hard racing between them for the remainder of the race that Gordon tried to discuss with Edwards after in two different conversations. I have a problem with a guy when I apologize for sliding him and he proceeds to tell me all the things that I did wrong in the race, Gordon said after the first conversation with Edwards. I didnt hear him apologizing for any of the things that he did. I tried to have a regular conversation and that didnt seem to be possible with him. Edwards was angry that Gordon cut him off early in the race. We dont agree on what happened and finally he got frustrated enough with the conversation that he just walked away, which might be smart, Edwards said. He just slide-jobbed me and I thought it was really out of character for him and I didnt understand what was going on there. I did everything I could not to wreck us both. The two had a second conversation in the motorhome that seemed to satisfy both on how theyll race each other at Richmond. Edwards is already locked into the Chase field but every position will count for Gordon, who will be battling with such winless drivers as Dale Earnhardt Jr., Busch, and defending Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski for a spot in the Chase. None is in as much trouble as Keselowski, who is poised to become the first defending champion since Tony Stewart in 2006 to fail to make the Chase the year after winning the title. Keselowski, who was already on dangerous ground, dropped to 15th in the standings Sunday night when his engine failed 18 laps from the finish. Hes now 28 points out of 10th, winless on the year, and could miss the Chase even if he wins Saturday night at Richmond. We dont dictate our own fate, which is never good, Keselowski said. Obviously, we have the speed and performance to get there, but we havent put together the execution or the luck. Theres only so much you can control.B4TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLESPORTS Associated PressGAINESVILLE The Florida-Miami series has provided memorable moments, tantalizing trash talk and enough football fodder to maintain bitterness for decades. Good thing, too, because after Saturdays game between the 10th-ranked Gators and the Hurricanes in Miami, the in-state rivals might not play each other for a while at least not in the regular season. You never say never, but its really, really difficult, Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley said Monday. Foley pointed to the potential of the Southeastern Conference moving to a nine-game league schedule as well as lost revenue from a home-and-home series. People dont want to hear this, but its the fact of the matter, he said. When you take a home game out of here, it cost you significant dollars. ... You cant do that every other year and try to run a sports program at the level were trying to run it. I think everybody thinks thats not a big deal. Well, its a big deal. Florida set aside $700,000 over the last four years to offset the loss of a home game in 2013, Foley said. The best chance the series has of being renewed aside from a bowl game would be as a neutral-site venture, Foley said. Maybe thats what the future holds somewhere down the road, he said. Obviously, I wont be making this decision forever. I just think its very hard for the University of Florida to play this game. Were excited to go down there. Obviously, a great rivalry, great history, great tradition, but its just a difficult game to play on any kind of consistent basis. Even on an inconsistent basis, Florida and Miami has been one to watch. The rivalry began in 1938 and continued annually until Florida dropped Miami in 1988 because the Gators wanted to play a more national schedule. Florida promptly replaced the Hurricanes with Montana State. Miami fans said the Gators were pulling out because the Hurricanes were dominating them on the field and on the national scene. After a 13-year hiatus, Florida and Miami renewed the rivalry in the 2001 Sugar Bowl. Just a few nights before Miamis 37-20 win, a handful of players from both teams most notably Miamis Bryant McKinnie and Floridas Alex Brown mixed it up on Bourbon Street. That was just the latest in a long list of heated moments for these teams. There was the Florida Flop in 1971, when Florida defenders literally dropped to the ground and let the Hurricanes score, allowing the Gators to get the ball back and quarterback John Reaves to break Jim Plunketts record for NCAA career passing yards. There was the peach pelting in 1980, when Florida fans angry that the Gators trailed Miami 28-7 late in Gainesville threw peaches at the Hurricanes, who were headed to the Peach Bowl. Miami coach Howard Schnellenberger was so furious he ordered a field goal to add to the final margin. The Bourbon Street Brawl intensified the angst two decades later, and it grew even more with the most recent meeting five years ago. Leading 23-3 with 1:56 to play in Gainesville, coach Urban Meyer could have called for a few kneeldowns and started celebrating Floridas first win in the series since 1985. Instead, he had Tim Tebow throwing. Tebow even took a shot at the end zone before the Gators settled for a 29-yard field goal with 25 seconds remaining. The Hurricanes said Meyer was running up the score. Sometimes when you do things, and people see the type of person that you really are, you turn a lot of people off, Miami coach Randy Shannon said after the game. I wont say more than that, but it helped us. It helped us more than you will ever know. Former Hurricanes and NFL star Warren Sapp was less diplomatic, calling Meyer a classless dirtbag. No doubt the Hurricanes and their fans are eager for the rematch, which is the first in Sun Life stadium and features an extra 1,314 seats. We cant barricade ourselves in from all the excitement thats in South Florida right now that surrounds this game, Hurricanes coach Al Golden said. But its really important for us to be mature and focused and draw on some of our experience from last year. Miami officials have said theres been no willingness from the Gators to talk about scheduling more games. Florida fans might not be so eager. Theyre already upset about having only about 900 tickets (out of a 12,500 allotment) in the lower bowl at Sun Life. If the series does continue, Golden would welcome it. I dont think theres any question, he said. Were going to play those types of games with Nebraska coming up and Notre Dame coming up. It has great significance in the state, so I would be for it, for sure. SPORTS BRIEFSFormer boxer Tommy Morrison dead at 44OMAHA, Neb. Tommy Morrison, a former heavyweight champion who gained fame for his role in the movie Rocky V, has died. He was 44. Morrisons former manager, Tony Holden said his longtime friend died Sunday night at a Nebraska hospital. The family would not disclose the cause of death. Morrison tested positive for HIV in 1996. In 1993, Morrison beat George Foreman to win the World Boxing Organization heavyweight title. He lost to Lennox Lewis in 1995. Morrison was born in Arkansas and grew up in Oklahoma.Jags QB Gabbert could start against ChiefsJACKSONVILLE Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert could be ready to start in Sundays regular-season opener against Kansas City. He threw passes in practice Monday and after suffering a hairline fracture of the thumb on his throwing hand in the teams second preseason game against the New York Jets. Gabbert missed the final two preseason games against Philadelphia and Atlanta. The QB did some light throwing over the weekend and increased his throws in Mondays practice. Only two players were held out of Mondays practice defensive end Jeremy Mincey and offensive guard Will Rackley. Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said both should be ready to return on Wednesday. Running back Justin Forsett, who has been sidelined since the first week of training camp, practiced Monday.Belichick doesnt rule out Tebow returnFOXBOROUGH, Mass. Could the door be open for quarterback Tim Tebow to return to the New England Patriots? Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Monday declined to rule out bringing back the popular but underperforming quarterback some time this season. The Patriots have only two quarterbacks on the active roster. If starter Tom Brady or backup Ryan Mallett are injured, they would need another. Tebow was released Saturday when NFL teams were required to cut their rosters to 53 players. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner at Florida was 11 for 30 for 145 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in three exhibition games.From wire reports Florida will have RB Jones back for MiamiGAINESVILLE No. 10 Florida will have running back Matt Jones back against Miami. Coach Will Muschamp said Jones, who missed the last month while recovering from a viral infection, will play Saturday. The sophomore is listed as the starter on the teams updated depth chart. Muschamp said the Gators feel pretty good about his progress. As we work through the week, well be able to know how much he will be able to contribute, but he certainly will play. Without Jones, backup Mack Brown carried 25 times for 112 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-6 victory over Toledo in the season opener.From wire reports Associated PressJeff Gordon signs autographs for fans Sunday before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga. Only five spots still up for grabs in Chase field No rematch in sight for in-state foes Florida and Miami Floridas Will Muschamp, left, and Miamis Al Golden are meeting Saturday for the first and possibly last time in the regular season as head coaches at their respective schools.Associated Press Series History Miami owns a 28-26 edge over Forida in 54 meetings between the two schools. Miami won the first meeting in 1938, 19-7. Florida won the last meeting in 2008, 26-3. The in-state rivals have met in two bowl games. Miami won the 2001 Sugar Bowl 37-20 and the 2004 Peach Bowl 27-10.
HEALTH& LIFE Section CTUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Dr. Sunil GandhiCANCER & BLOOD DISEASE Community:Read about the months upcoming community events/C5Inside: Nature Coast EMS/ C2 Ear, Nose & Throat/ C2 Sound Bites/C4 Health Notes/C3 Age is no bar Ihave a 94-year-old white female patient who was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, almost three years ago. This condition is more common in elderly patients. In a patient with a myelodysplastic syndrome, the blood stem cells (immature cells) do not become healthy red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets. The immature blood cells, called blasts, do not work the way they should and either die in the bone marrow or soon after they go into the blood. This leaves less room for healthy white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets to form in the bone marrow. When there are fewer healthy blood cells, infection, anemia, or easy bleeding may occur. We Can weekend planned Each year, the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute sponsors a half-day retreat for cancer patients and their families known as the We Can Weekend. This event is a retreat with a family-centered approach to dealing with and coping with cancer. On Sept. 28, the 15th annual We Can Weekend will take place at the Citrus Hills Golf and Country Club. The day has been designed for individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer, and their families. Cancer is a disease that affects everyone in the family, Cleaning house may seem like a mundane task, but you can really work up a sweat as you wash, wax, fold and sweep. Check out the chart below to find out how many calories your daily chores help you to burn. Calories based on one hour of work and a weight of 150 pounds. Data collected from caloriecount.com136calories 136calories 156calories170calories 238caloriesDoing laundry Taking out the trash Vacuuming Making the bed Washing the dishes Dr. C. Joseph BennettNAVIGATING CANCER See BENNETT/ Page C3 See GANDHI/ Page C3 000FO54
We have all heard the numbers and we know the statistics. We are now living longer today. But quality is still an issue. Some of us are living longer but not necessarily quality lives. Here are a few tips on how to live long and healthy lives. 1. Exercise your brain by learning something new or doing something challenging. It doesnt matter how old you are. Push yourself away from the TV. Read a book. Play games such as crosswords. Throw that calculator away and do some adding and subtracting and dividing and multiplying in your head. If you have to check, go ahead and use some paper. But try doing it without a calculator. Do these things and worry less because you may not be aware, but there is a strong correlation between worrying and Alzheimers disease. 2. Have a connection with friends and family. People that isolate themselves and become loners tend to be sicker. There is no way to test or measure the importance of having loving and friendly relationships with friends and family. It brings many rewards. 3. See your doctor as recommended. Regularly scheduled visits and screening can catch problems in early phases and avoid major problems down the road. I know it is an inconvenience sometimes it seems, but it is well worth it. 4. Balance. This includes eating the right food and also the right amounts. Body fitness and exercise are likewise important. Getting the right amount of rest can reduce your stress, and have a healthy sex life if physically possible. Research has suggested that it is a major de-stressor, especially for men. 5. Last but not least, try to see some humor in life. So much sadness exists in our world but it is so important to rise above that sometimes to keep ourselves healthy and happy. European studies suggested that key body chemicals are influenced directly by sadness, which studies suggest are strongly correlated to heart disease. Denis Grillo, D.O., FOCOO, is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Crystal River. 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GEAR VISIT, www.crazy-on.com TOTAL NET PROCEEDS BENEFIT: B.K. Patel, M.D Internal Medicine Geriatrics Family & General Medicine Internal Medicine Intensive Care (Hospital) Long-Term Care (Nursing Home) Homosassa 4363 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa Springs (352) 503-2011 Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm, Saturday by appt. only 8:00am-11:00am H. Khan, M.D. Board Certified Family Medicine Beverly Hills 3775 N. Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills (352) 746-0600 Inverness 213 S Pine Ave. Inverness (352) 560-3000 New Patients & Walk-ins Are Always Welcome Humana, Medicare, United Health Care assignment accepted Our Goal Is A Healthier You Active Staff at both Seven Rivers & Citrus Memorial Hospitals Primary Medical Care Centers Adrian Saenz, P.A. Stephanie Gomes, P.A. Joseph Starnes, P.A. 000FYM4 Texting and driving never a good idea Good morning! I hope you had a safe and fun Labor Day! September has just begun and Halloween displays have been up for 2 weeks in some of the stores! My question is why? There is no need to rush. It wont make you a better person, by having your decorations up a month before they need to be, which leads me to more important questions. Why do you need to answer the phone while youre driving? Why do you need to make a call while youre driving, and the biggest question, why is texting more important than watching the traffic and people all-around you? Ill give you the answer to all three. None are important enough to risk your life and the lives of those around you. I bring this up, because a government official recently brought the issue up again, regarding legislation regulating drivers and cell phone use. Here is a brief from the Chronicle: State Rep. Irv Slosberg, a Boca Raton Democrat, filed a bill (last week) that would bar youths under age 18 from using mobile phones while driving. HB5 also seeks to stop texting while driving and would not allow minors to talk on cell phones while they drive. Be sure that this will happen sometime in the near future and may not just affect young drivers. I just want everyone to use good judgment and pull over if they really need to text someone back, or dial a number. Too many people have been critically injured and/or died because someone thought it was more important to send a text than to watch the road. Our team members see it more often than you could possibly imagine. Think about it. The minimal time texting is five seconds, where at 55 miles an hour you could drive the length of a football field without looking at the road, basically blind. That is truly scary to me. 13 percent of drivers 18 to 20 years old admitted to talking and or texting at the time of a reported crash. Please be smart and pull over or wait until you reach your destination. Now, here is some nice news to share with you and we hope you will join us! Nature Coast EMS team members save lives every day, but what you may not know it that we also volunteer for various projects in Citrus County, from building a Habitat for Community House, and wrapping Christmas presents for the Resource Center to deep cleaning the kitchen at the Bobby Orvis Building on the Key Training Center Lecanto campus to get it in shape for a new adult day care. Citrus County is the third-oldest county in the state of Florida and fifth in the nation. More than 18,000 citizens are older than 65, and of those more than 7,000 are older than 85. Many of our seniors are in dire need of a little assistance. We are working on a project that kicks off Oct. 1 and continues through the entire month and we could use your help. In the same light as stuff the bus with school supplies for children, we present Stock Up for Seniors to assist our Citrus seniors in need together with our friends at theCitrus County Chronicle, all three Citrus County Walmart stores, Citrus 95 and Fox 96.3 radio stations and the Citrus County Resource Center. As of this writing, I am also waiting on confirmation from Publix stores to participate as a drop location, as well. How can you help? Next time you go shopping, pick up a few extra things. Here is a list of items our seniors need; baby wipes, toilet paper, powder, lotions, paper towels, denture cream, Polident and Poligrip, tissues, incontinence pads, deodorant, socks, towel and washcloth, shampoo or dry shampoo, bars of soap, throw blankets, and non-perishable snack items like peanuts, hard candy, etc. You can drop them off at the following locations:Nature Coast EMS on Homosassa Trail in Lecanto behind Crystal Glen, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Citrus County Chronicleat 1624 N Meadowcrest Blvd. in Crystal River, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Citrus County Resource Center at 2804 W. Marc Knighton Court in Lecanto, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. We will be also accepting donations at Walmart locations on the following dates as well! Just look for our ambulance by the front door! Walmart Homosassa Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Walmart Beverly Hills Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Walmart Inverness Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anything you can do, large or small, will be greatly appreciated by our seniors. We hope you can help. If you have any questions about Stock Up for Seniors please call me at 352-249-4730. As always, be safe, take care and stay well!Katie Lucas is the Public Information Officer at Nature Coast EMS. If you would like to schedule a presentation, she can be reached at (352) 249-4730 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Nature Coast EMS is an accredited nonprofit 501(c)3 established in 2000 to provide emergency medical services to Citrus County. Watch Every Minute Counts hosted by Mike Hall, CEO, Nature Coast EMS, on WYKE TV 8 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Some of the information for this article was ascertained the Citrus County Chronicle. Nature Coast EMS has contracted with Acadian to provide medical alerts, electronic medicine dispensers and lock boxes to help keep your independence. Nature Coast EMS does not call soliciting donations on behalf of our Paramedics and EMTs. The Citrus County Professional Paramedics and EMTs Local 365 is a union, and Nature Coast EMS team members do not benefit from any donation to this organization. A few tips and secrets of the trade to longevity Dr. Denis GrilloEAR, NOSE & THROAT Katie LucasNATURE COAST EMS
Alzheimers Association-Florida Gulf Coast Chapter support groups are attended by caregivers of loved ones with dementia or Alzheimers disease. All support groups are free of charge to caregivers. Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 550 U.S. 41 S., Inverness, 11a.m. first Tuesday monthly. Call Anne Black at 352-527-4600. BROOKSVILLE Womens breast cancer support group, 6 to 7:30p.m. the first Tuesday monthly at Florida Cancer Institute-New Hope Center at 7154 Medical Center Drive, Spring Hill. Call Tambra Randazzo, R.T., at 352-592-8128. SPRING HILL Caregiver Support Group 4:30 to 5:30p.m. the first Wednesday monthly, at the Florida Cancer Institute-New Hopes Spring Hill Center, 10441 Quality Drive, Suite203 in the Medical Arts Building next to Spring Hill Hospital. Call Pamela McGee, facilitator, at 352-688-7744. Alzheimers caregiver support group 2:30p.m. first and third Thursday monthly at Sunshine Gardens Crystal River, 311 N.E. Fourth Ave., facilitated by Debbie Selsavage, a group leader trained by the Alzheimers Family Organization. Call 352-563-0235 or email email@example.com. Families Against Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, 11a.m. the first Saturday monthly at First Baptist Church of Hernando, 3790 E. Parsons Point Road, for families, friends and anyone affected by MS. Call Shana at 352-637-2030 or 352-422-2123. Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, hosts a volunteer meeting at 10 a.m. the second Tuesday monthly, September to May. Call 352-344-8111. SPRING HILL Spinal Cord Injury support group, 5p.m. second Thursday monthly in the gym at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. Call Dee Hardee at 352-592-7237. Friends of the Blind 9a.m. to noon the second Friday monthly. Call Butch Shultz at 352-344-2693 for location. Womens Breast Cancer Support Group, 11:30a.m. the second Friday monthly (except July and August), Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute in the Allen Ridge Medical Center, County Road 491, Lecanto. Light lunch served. Call Judy Bonard at 352-527-4389. The Area 13 Family Care Council, 10a.m. to noon the second Monday monthly at the Wildwood Agency for Persons with Disabilities office, 1601 W. Gulf Atlantic Highway (State Road 44). All persons interested in issues of those with developmental disabilities (autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, spina bifida and intellectual disabilities) are encouraged to attend. Call Karen Huscher at 352-726-1445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. HEALTH& LIFECITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLETUESDAY, SEPTEMBER3, 2013 C3 FREE GAS! FREE FREE GAS! GAS! G I V E A W A Y 000FY9X $ 5 0 FREE GAS CARD One lucky winner for 8 weeks Grand Prize Winner $200 Gas Card Look for the entry form in Wednesdays Newspaper Enter as often as you would like New winner each week Grand Prize drawing from all entries at the end of the contest Pick up your copy of the Citrus County Chronicle This Wednesday Must be over 18 years old and legal resident in our newspaper distribution area. No photo copies. Employees of the newspaper and their delivery agents are not eligible. 000FSGG Honoring Survivors and Remembering Loved Ones. Include your loved ones and those touched by cancer in our Chronicle Keepsake Edition on October 1. This special edition will be printed on pink newsprint. *All photos & information must be submitted by Tues., Sept. 24 PER TRIBUTE Will include a photo and short bio, approximately 20 words or less. Call Candy 563-3206 to reserve your space. My patient presented with anemia. Initially, she was started on Procrit it is synthesized erythropoietin. In the human body, erythropoietin is secreted by the kidneys and it stimulates bone marrow to make more RBCs or red blood cells. This helps correct anemia. My patient was initially started on Procrit and she responded well. It is given once a week as an injection. After a couple of years, she stopped responding to Procrit. She started requiring PRBC transfusion. At this time, I had a long discussion with my patient and her family. All decided to start her on treatment with Vidaza. It is the first drug in the U.S. to be approved for patients with MDS. It is the only drug which has shown to improve overall survival in these patients with MDS. It is a kind of chemotherapy and at her age in the 90s, obviously there was some reservation in starting it. Though she was 93 when I started her on Vidaza, she was living by herself at home. Her son was actively helping her but she could take care of herself. Once she started this new treatment, she started feeling better. Her fatigue improved. Her MDS improved, too. She has been on this drug for almost one year. She is tolerating it well. She no longer requires any more blood transfusion. Her anemia has improved, too. Thus, she is 94 and still taking this treatment and is feeling better after treatment than what she felt before getting it. Many times, a person feels, I am too old to get any treatment for cancer, and that is not true. You need to evaluate the benefit and risk and take treatment if benefit outweighs the risk, and not take if it is other way around. Treatment can always be stopped if the person gets unexpected or excessive side effects. Dr. Sunil Gandhi is a hematologist and oncologist. He is the volunteer medical adviser of the Citrus Unit of American Cancer Society. Write to 521 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, email email@example.com or call 352-746-0707. and we encourage all family members to attend. During this morning retreat, patients and families will be able to learn together that cancer is a manageable illness that takes a great deal of patience and understanding from all involved. We also spend a great deal of time discussing the resulting health problems and side effects that can occur with cancer and its treatment, as well as ways to deal with these problems. The program will include several speakers discussing a variety of cancer and health related topics, and is free of charge. All cancer patients and their families are encouraged and welcomed to register. You do not have to be undergoing active cancer treatment to attend. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided to all who attend. Display booths will be available with a variety of information from local cancer providers and support agencies. If you are able to attend, bring a sweater or a light jacket (sometimes the rooms get pretty chilly), and any medications you may need to take during the day. The program begins at 8 a.m. and ends around noon, followed by lunch. Reservations are required, and space is limited. The deadline for registration is Sept. 20. For more information, or to register, you may contact Lynn Eckhardt at the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute in Lecanto, phone number 352-527-0106, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Dont miss out on this opportunity to gain knowledge and information regarding cancer, cancer treatment and survival skills helpful to all patients and their families.Dr. C. Joseph Bennett is a boardcertified radiation oncologist and a member of the Citrus County Unit of the American Cancer Society. Watch Navigating Cancer on WYKE TV at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and at 10 a.m. Thursdays. If you have any suggestions for topics, or have any questions, contact him at 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, FL 34461, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. BENNETTContinued from Page C1 GANDHIContinued from Page C1 SHARE club to host health panelThe Citrus Memorial Health System SHARE Club is offering a free Womens Health Panel at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, in the Auditorium on the main hospital campus. Cardiac Cath Lab Manager C.J. Hosea, Obstetrician/Gynecologist Dr. Armando Rojas and others will present a special Q & A discussion about womens health including menopause, thyroid disease, diabetes, gynecological procedures, incontinence and heart health. The floor will then open for questions from the audience. Refreshments and educational materials will be available during the discussion. Seating is limited so an RSVP is required to attend. Register online at www.citrusmh.com/events. Give blood, enjoy breakfastThe next drive of the joint Blood Ministries of Our Lady of Grace Parish and Knights of Columbus Council 6168 is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Our Lady of Grace Parish Life Center, 6 Roosevelt Blvd., Beverly Hills. Donors are continually needed to supply the precious gift of blood for families, friends and neighbors in time of need. As a special treat, a complimentary country breakfast is planned. The breakfast will consist of homemade biscuits with sausage gravy and eggs cooked to order, provided by Les Magyar and his wife, Joan, and Craven Reality. In addition, tokens of appreciation will be given to all donors. Call LifeSouth at 352-537-3061. Parkinsons screening scheduledCRYSTAL RIVER Seven Rivers Rehab & Wound Center introduces Exercise Therapy for Parkinsons Disease a free education and screening program for people seeking alternative treatments for the disease. Exercise therapy is emerging as a popular area of treatment for Parkinsons because it can lead to improvements in symptoms, has minimal side effects and comes with many additional health benefits. The program consists of two sessions. In the first session, attendees learn the benefits of exercise therapy and participate in a number of therapist-led exercises that can be adapted for home use. The second session consists of three screenings balance, cognitive function and range of motion that can be used by physicians and therapists to develop a personalized exercise therapy plan. The program is offered at 10 a.m. Choose the start date that best fits your schedule: Sept. 4, Sept. 18, Oct. 2 or Oct. 16. Call 352-795-1234 to register and for location details. Caregivers are welcome.Sunflower Springs offers seriesIn observance of National Assisted Living Week, Sept. 8 to 14, Sunflower Springs will host a series of events developed as a special opportunity to bring together residents, families, employees, volunteers and the surrounding community to celebrate this years theme of Homemade Happiness. The 2013 theme celebrates the bond created by staff, residents and families as they build warm, HEALTH NOTES See NOTES / Page C4 MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS
Alzheimers Association -Florida Gulf Coast Chapter affiliated support groups are for family members, caregivers and others interested in learning more about Alzheimers disease. Meetings are open to everyone and free of charge. To arrange free respite care so you can attend a group, call the Hernando office at 352-688-4537 or 800772-8672. Website: www.alz support.com Live chat every Wednesday at noon. Message boards open at all times to post questions and leave replies. Join the Alzheimers Association online community at www.alz.org/living_with_alzh eimers_ message_boards_ lwa.asp. Crystal River Health & Rehabilitation Center, 136 N.E. 12th Ave., Crystal River; 2p.m. third Saturday monthly. Call Christina DiPiazza at 352-795-5044. Brooksville: Lykes Memorial County Library, 238 Howell Ave.; 2:30p.m. first Friday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352-688-4537. Brooksville: Oak Hill Hospital Senior Partners, 11361 Cortez Blvd.; 2:30p.m. first Thursday monthly. Call Jerry Fisher at 352-688-4537. Spring Hill: The Residence at Timber Pines, 3140 Forest Road; 2p.m. third Monday monthly. Call Diane Koenig at 352-683-9009 or The Residence at 352-6839009. Free respite care provided, call to reserve. First United Methodist Church of Homosassa has several support groups that run on a monthly basis. All groups are open to the public and free of charge, and meet at 1 p.m. in Room 203 in the Administration Building: First Monday: diabetic support group. Second Monday: Alzheimers/dementia caregivers support group. Fourth Monday: stroke survivors support group. Memory Lane Respite offered weekly for people with Alzheimers/dementia. Anyone bringing a loved one for the first time is encouraged to come early to fill out information forms. Call 352628-4083 for meeting dates. R.I. Discovery (Recovery International) Abraham Low, M.D., self-help systems for mental health depression, obsession, stress, fears, anger. Meetings are 2 to 4p.m. Tuesdays at Crystal River United Methodist Church, 4801 N. Citrus Ave. Call Jackie, 352-563-5182. Together We Grow Nar-Anon Family Group 6:45p.m. Wednesdays at Dunnellon Presbyterian Church, 20641 Chestnut St., Room204 in office building, use right-side entrance across from the Memorial Garden; Nar-Anon is for family and friends of addicts. Find a free local support group in your area: call 888947-8885 or go to www.NARANONFL.org. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, undereating or bulimia. For details or a list of meetings, call 352-270-8534 or visit www.foodaddicts.org. 7 to 8:30p.m. Sundays at Queen of Peace Catholic Church Main Hall, 6455 S.W. State Road 200, Ocala. Depression and anxiety peer support group meets at 10a.m. Thursdays at Central Ridge Library. Bereavement Group, 1:30 to 3p.m. Thursdays in the back hall, St. Thomas Church, off U.S.19 south of Cardinal Street. Group is composed of men and women who are experiencing grief and are convinced Life can be good again. Open to all. Come or call Anne at 352212-0632. Al-Anon groups meet regularly in Citrus County. Call 352-697-0497. Inverness AFG: 8p.m. Mondays, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 550 S. U.S.41. 6 p.m. Mondays at Club Recovery, corner of County Road 486 and Anvil Terrace, Hernando. Crystal River AFG: 8p.m. Tuesdays, St. Benedict Catholic Church, 455 S. Suncoast Blvd. Lecanto AFG: 8p.m. Thursdays, Unity Church of Citrus County, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Crystal River AFG: 11:30a.m. Thursdays at YANA Club, 147 Seventh St. (off Citrus Avenue), Crystal River. Awareness Lunch Bunch AFG: 12:30p.m. Fridays, St. Margaret Episcopal Church, 114 N. Osceola Ave., Inverness. Beginners Al-Anon: 10a.m. Saturdays at Yana Club, 147 Seventh St. (off Citrus Avenue), Crystal River. Tuesday Morning Serenity: 10a.m. Tuesday at Unity Church, 2628 W. Woodview Lane, Lecanto. Alcoholics Anonymous: If you drink, and want to stop, call Alcoholics Anonymous Nature Coast Intergroup at 352-621-0599. Visit the website: www.ncintergroup.com. 10:30a.m. Sundays, 10300 S. Riviera Drive, Chassahowitzka Community Center, 1mile west of U.S.19 on Miss Maggie Drive, turn left, two blocks. AC Group, 7p.m. Tuesdays at Church Without Walls, 3962 N. Roscoe Road, Hernando. Call Laverne at 352-637-4563. Visit the website: www. alcoholicsforchrist.com. A 12-step Christian support group meets at 6p.m. every Wednesday at Living Waters Ministries, 12 N. Melbourne St., Beverly Hills. Call Meg at 352-5272443. Free and open to the public. DUNNELLON Grief support group 6p.m. Thursdays at the First Baptist Church of Dunnellon, 20831 Powell Road. Call the church at 352-489-2730. Narcotics Anonymous: It Works How and Why, noon to 1p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 7 to 8p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, YANA Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River. Mens RAW (Recovery at Work) Mens Meeting, 7 to 8p.m. Thursday, Lecanto Church of Christ: 797 S. Rowe Terrace, Lecanto. More Will Be Revealed, 8 to 9p.m. Tuesday, Citrus Memorial Health System Historic School House: 135 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Recovery on the River, 7 to 8p.m. Monday; 8 to 9p.m. Friday and Sunday; Lecanto Church of Christ, 797 S. Rowe Terrace, Lecanto. Spirit of Unity, 8 to 9p.m. Thursday, Citrus County Family Resource Centers outreach center: 3848 E. Parsons Point Road, Hernando. Women United Ladies Meeting, 6:30 to 7:30p.m. Thursday Citrus Memorial Health System Historic School House: 135 S. Citrus Ave., Inverness. Narcotics Anonymous is not affiliated with any of the meeting facilities listed. Call the 24-hour Helpline: 352508-1604. Information about NA is also available at NatureCoastNA.org. Overeaters Anonymous: 5 p.m. Tuesdays at Club Recovery, corner of County Road 486 and Anvil Terrace, Hernando. Voices of Recovery, 1 to 2:30p.m. Mondays at the Senior Center (V.A. building) on County Road 491, Lecanto. Call Dolores at 352746-5019. The Circle of Love, 1 to 2:30p.m. Thursdays at Our Lady of Grace Church in Beverly Hills, 6 Roosevelt Blvd. Call Carolyn at 352341-0777. The New Beginning, 7p.m. Fridays at Our Lady of Grace, Roosevelt Boulevard, Beverly Hills. Call Carolyn at 352-341-0777. Anorexia and bulimia anonymous 12-step support group, 5:45p.m. Mondays at the Yana Club, 147 N.W. Seventh St., Crystal River (behind the police station). Call Charmaine at 352-422-3234. Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA), 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, offers two free weekly womens domestic abuse support groups: 5:30 to 7p.m. Tuesdays and 10:30a.m. to noon Wednesdays. Child care available. Call CASA at 352-344-8111 to sign up. Celebrate Recovery : support for any hurts, habits, hang-ups or addictions. 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Oxford Assembly of God Church, 12114 N. U.S. 301 in Oxford. Call 352-748-6124. 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the Christian Recovery Fellowship Church, 2242 W. State Road 44. Call 352-726-2800. Gulf to Lake Celebrate Recovery Fridays at Crystal River United Methodist Church on County Road 495. Dinner ($3) at 6p.m.; large group at 7p.m.; small groups at 8p.m. Call 352-586-4709. Nature Coast Ministries seeks to help the homeless and hurting of Citrus County. We offer referrals to Celebrate Recovery, call 352-563-1860. Overcomers Group for people recovering from addictions to drugs, alcohol or other out-of-control habits, 8 p.m. Mondays at the Sanctuary, 7463 Grover Cleveland Blvd. Call Paul at 352-6282874. Dunnellon Life Recovery group for adults where addiction, compulsion and codependency issues are dealt with, at 7p.m. Mondays at Rainbow Springs Village Church, 20222 S.W. 102nd St. Road, Dunnellon. Call Char at 352-465-1644 or Nancy at 352-794-0017. SPRING HILL Parkinsons Tai Chi Group 2:30 to 3:30p.m. Tuesdays in the private dining room at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Spring Hill. Call Charissa at 352-346-8864. C4TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEHEALTH& LIFE 000FX98 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, FL 34446 352-628-0012 www.MasterpieceDentalStudio.com Always Welcoming New Patients FRANK J. VASCMINI, DDS welcoming and vibrant homes for residents, said David Kyllo, National Center for Assisted Livings executive director. National Assisted Living Week is the time to recognize these efforts, small and large, and of every individual in a community that turns a residence into home for many assisted living residents. Some of the weeks events include homemade goodies daily, and: Monday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. yearbook photo shoot Tuesday, Sept. 10, 10 to 11 a.m. Brainminders Wednesday, Sept. 11 10 a.m. to noon Annie Adams face painting 10 a.m. blood pressure clinic 6 to 8 p.m. virtual dementia tour Friday, Sept. 13, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. happy hour with live entertainment National Assisted Living Week is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Center for Assisted Living, Washington, D.C. and the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. Sunflower Springs is a 72-unit assisted living community in Homosassa. For information on National Assisted Living Week, visit www.nalw.org. Learn benefits of smoothiesGreen Smoothie Workshops will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 14, at Whispering Pines Park recreation building. Jeff Camasi is the instructor. The fee is $20 per workshop. Pre-registration is required and payment is due prior to the class. Registration and payments made be made at the Inverness Government Center, 212 W. Main St., Inverness, FL 34450. Online registration is available at www. inverness-fl.gov go to the Recreation & Leisure tab and click on classes & how to register. This class is a weight loss and nutrition workshop. During the past several months, Camasi has lost approximately 120 pounds and wants to share his weight loss and nutrition knowledge. Take virtual dementia tourSuperior Residences of Lecanto and Integrity Therapy Solutions offer a chance to experience daily tasks from the perspective of a person who has dementia. Sign up for a Virtual Dementia Tour at the facility, 4865 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway (State Road 44), between the hours of 12:30 to 3:30p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 call Tasha Yerk at 352-746-5483 to make reservations. The tour runs two people every 10 minutes.Blood drives for the weekLifeSouth Community Blood Centers: With summer upon us, theres a sharp increase in the need for blood. To find a donor center or a blood drive near you, call 352-527-3061. Donors must be at least 17, or 16 with parental permission, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health to be eligible to donate. A photo ID is required. Visit www.lifesouth.org. 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, Cypress Cove Care Center, 700 S.E. Eighth Ave., Crystal River. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, Walmart Supercenter, 1936 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, Walmart Supercenter, 2461 W. Gulf-to-Lake Highway, Inverness. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, Lecanto High School, 3810 W. Educational Path, Lecanto. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, Walmart Supercenter, 1936 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto. Noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, Inverness Moose Lodge 2112, 221 S. Haid Terrace, Lecanto. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, Inverness Moose Lodge 2112, 221 S. Haid Terrace, Lecanto. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, West Citrus Government Building, 1540 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River. 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, Walmart Supercenter, 3826 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, Homosassa Elementary School, 10935 W. Yulee Drive, Homosassa Springs.Partners Club slates eventsSPRING HILL Oak Hill Hospital H2U Partners Club events. The hospital is at 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, 1.9 miles east of U.S. 19 on State Road 50. Visit OakHillHospital.com. H2U Partners Club events and activities are open to members only. Membership is open to Hernando, Pasco and Citrus County residents for $20 a year, which includes membership in the HCA national H2U program. Sept. 4 Membership Meeting 10 a.m. Sept. 9 AARP Driving Classes 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Health center board to meetThe George A. Dame Community Health Center Board Meetings are at 3p.m. the first Wednesday monthly at the Citrus County Health Department, 3700 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto, in the firstfloor conference room.CASA in need of donationsCitrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA) needs donation of household goods for its domestic violence shelter for women and children: hair clips, hair brushes, toilet paper, paper towels, size 5 diapers, hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, facial tissues and liquid highefficiency (HE) laundry soap. Drop off donations at CASAs outreach center, 1100 Turner Camp Road, Inverness, between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Donations of grocery and gas cards are always welcome. Call 352-344-8111.Seminar: talks about surgerySPRING HILL Oak Hill Hospitals For Your Health Community Education Series will be Advanced Minimally Invasive and Single-Site Surgery from 5:30 to 7p.m. Tuesday, Sept.10, by Steven Visnaw, D.O., at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court, Spring Hill. Admission is free and a complimentary hot meal will be served. Seating is limited and reservations are required. For information and to register, call 352-628-6060 in Citrus or register online at OakHillHospital. com/ForYourHealth. Alzheimers caregiver talkOCALA The USF Health Byrd Alzheimers Institute, Brentwood at Fore Ranch Senior Living Community, and Infinity Home Care are sponsoring a free community program, Alzheimers Disease: What Family Caregivers Need to Know, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 11, at Brentwood at Fore Ranch Senior Living Community, 4511 S.W. 48th Ave., Ocala. Lunch will be provided. There is no charge, but advanced registration is requested to reserve a seat. For more information or to register, call 813-9744357 or toll-free in Florida at 800-633-4563. NOTESContinued from Page C3 Dentistry makes a difference Not every job allows you to feel that you have made a difference in someones life. Dentistry is one of the careers in which it is very possible to be able to make the above statement ring through. In fact, in the past few months, I was in the process of making it happen but had no idea to what extent it would be true. A few months ago, a middle-aged lady came to me with some pretty broken-down teeth, infections in her jaw and an overall sense of desperation about her mouth. She was in search of a solution, even if it involved a new set of teeth in the form of dentures. I remember it like yesterday. She was depressed about her situation, even embarrassed. She had a hard time looking me in the eyes and would cover her mouth when she spoke. She kept her upper lip down over her teeth intentionally and wouldnt dream of smiling. She was out of a job and embarrassed to go look for one, the way she felt. After a new-patient exam and consultation, she decided, with my guidance, to have all of her teeth removed, except for her two lower canines and a molar. I explained the way I would handle her situation and told here we were going to take out all of her upper back teeth first, leaving whatever front teeth she had so she would not be completely toothless while we continued with her care. We also took out the remaining lower teeth, with the exception of the three we were holding on to. While the extraction sites healed, we proceeded to get her gums healthy around the teeth we saved, as well as whitened the teeth and placed any necessary fillings. Some of you who read this column regularly realize that what I am explaining is the process of making an immediate denture up top and a conventional partial denture on the bottom. As we proceeded with making her dentures, we paid attention to tooth size, shape and position, as well as color and relationship to each other. When the teeth were finally made, she was ready for the last step. Once the dentures were made, I removed her remaining upper teeth and placed the denture we were working so hard on the same day an immediate denture. At that same visit, I placed the lower partial. As I usually do, I saw her back in one week to find out how she was doing. She was doing remarkably well. In fact, she was smiling and thanked me for changing her life. Her attire had changed a bit and she was wearing makeup. After seeing her for a few more follow-up appointments, it was apparent that all the work and effort paid off. She had a few concerns while going through the process, but now realized everything that I said would happen, actually did. Her areas of concern were no longer an issue now was she had a smile, she no longer hid her mouth with her hand, and she stated that I gave her her life back again. I cannot describe the feeling to have made such a difference in someones life!Dr. Frank Vascimini is a dentist practicing in Homosassa. Send your questions to 4805 S. Suncoast Blvd., Homosassa, FL 34446 or email them to him at info@ MasterpieceDentalStudio.com. SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS WEEKLY SUPPORT MEETINGS Dr. Frank VasciminiSOUND BITES
Submit information at least two weeks before the e vent. Multiple publications cannot be guaranteed. Submit material at Chronicle of fices in Inverness or Crystal River; by fax at 352-563-3280; or email to email@example.com. Notes tend to run one week prior to the date of an e vent. Publication on a special day cant be guaranteed. NEWS NOTES Volunteers sought for gift shopThe Friends of the Community Center Inc. operates the Circle of Friends Gift Shop at the Citrus County Resource Center in support of the Meals on Wheels Program. The shop sells miscellaneous giftware items, along with jewelry, watches and some high-end gifts. Volunteers are needed to run the gift shop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Volunteers are able to participate in the Nature Coast Volunteer Centers RSVP Program, where hours are logged, and are invited to appreciation banquets for recognition of service to Citrus County, in addition to other benefits. This volunteer opportunity is in a pleasant atmosphere in a busy building, where volunteers can enjoy visiting with customers. For more information, call 352-527-5975. Jerseyans, friends plan trekNew Jersey and Friends of Citrus County will take a bus trip to the Victory Casino Cruise ship on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Cost for the trip will include bus, admission, buffet and play money. The public is invited. For more information, call at 352-746-3386. Veterans slate upcoming reunionsThree veterans groups have announced upcoming reunions. The Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association of Florida will have its 21st annual reunion Sept. 26 to 29 at the Sheraton Tampa East Hotel, 10221 Princess Palm Ave., Tampa. Contact Tom Rountree at firstname.lastname@example.org or 352-560-7361 for details. USS Chilton APA 38 will have a reunion Oct. 10, 11 and 12 in New London, Conn. Contact Joe Doherty at 352-341-5959 or jdoherty1@tampa bay.rr.com. USS Mount McKinley Association will have its 25th annual reunion Sept. 18 to 22 in Portland, Ore. Contact Dwight L. Janzen at email@example.com or 509-534-3649. Concert choir begins rehearsalsThe Citrus Community Concert Choir Inc. will begin rehearsals for the fall/winter session at 7 p.m. today at Faith Lutherans Fellowship Hall, 935 S. Crystal Glen Drive, Lecanto. Singers will be doing some Christmas arrangements, some pieces from the Carols for Choirs book and also a few Messiah selections. New singers interested in joining the choir are asked to come a half hour early to fill out paperwork and have a short audition. For more information, call 352-212-1746 or visit www.citruschoir.com.Sing anthem at rodeoThe Citrus Stampede Rodeo will take place Nov. 22 and 23. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Do you have what it takes to sing the National Anthem at the Citrus Stampede Rodeo? Enter the karaoke contest from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at Mamas Kuntry Kafe, 1787 W. Main St., Inverness. Signup begins at 4:30 p.m. Guidelines for the contest are: Participants must sing the National Anthem for contest. All singers may bring their own karaoke disc with graphics. Amateur participation only. Participants will only sing one song, unless a tiebreaker is needed. The judges decision is final. The winner and one guest will be admitted to the rodeo. This contest is not part of any other karaoke contest. For more information, call 352-527-5700. Meatloaf on menu for FridayVFW Edward W. Penno Post 4864 invites the public to a meatloaf dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the post, 10199 N. Citrus Springs Blvd., Citrus Springs. Donation is $8. Children younger than 6 eat for $4. Karaoke with Mike follows. For more information, call 352-465-4864. COMMUNITYPage C5TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 CITRUSCOUNTYCHRONICLE Precious Paws ADOPTABLE Pi Special to the ChroniclePi is a sweet, playful female tabby. She is affectionate, socialized and has excellent acrobatic skills. She has been fostered with other kitties and a few canines, so she is tolerant of other pets. Stop by and see Precious Paws cats and kittens at each of our adoption sites. Kittens and cats are available for adoption at the Pet Supermarket on State Road 44 in Inverness during regular store hours. The Crystal River Mall adoption center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Floral City site at 7360 S. Florida Ave. is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 352-726-4700 for more information or visit www.preciouspawsflorida.com. Snowbirds are returning, clubs are meeting again and Citrus County is getting into full swing for a new season. Some of the many community activities scheduled in September include: West Citrus Elks Club events: Karaoke with Jack and Sheila from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. today and Tuesday, Sept. 17, and with Debi G on Tuesdays, Sept. 10 and 24. Fall card party Tuesday, Sept. 10. Beach bash at Lido Beach, Sarasota, on Friday through Sunday, Sept. 20 to 22. Lobster dinner dance at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. The Citrus County Historical Society celebrates its 50th anniversary from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum in Inverness. For reservations, call 352-341-6427. Citrus Retired Educators luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Mamas Kuntry Kafe in Inverness. All retired educators are invited to attend, including school personnel. For membership information, call 352-795-2533 or 352-795-6369. Crystal River Kings Bay Lions Club dinner meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at Oysters Restaurant in Crystal River. For dinner reservations, call 352-795-5816. Crystal River Christian Womens luncheon at noon Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the Chet Cole Life Enrichment Center on the Key Training Center Campus in Lecanto. For reservations, call 352-746-7616. Two Good Soles Shoes and Socks Drive continues through Wednesday, Sept. 11, for children in need in Citrus County. For drop-off sites, call 352-249-1275. RSVP and Nature Coast Volunteer Center Volunteer Forum at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Central Ridge Community Center in Beverly Hills. Call 352-249-1275. Citrus County Veterans Coalition yard sales resume from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness. To reserve a space, call 352-400-8952. Beverly Hills Fishing Clubs Military Card Party at noon Thursday, Sept. 19, at Beverly Hills VFW Post 10087. For luncheon reservations, call 352-257-9328. Save Our Waters Week activities from Sept. 20 to 28 in Citrus County. To participate, call Lace Blue-McLean at 352-201-0149. Citrus 20/20s Save Our Waters Week Committee and Citrus County Aquatics Services Division are sponsoring the annual Adopt-aShore Coastal Cleanup from sunrise to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. To participate, call Lace BlueMcLean at 352-201-0149. Rotarys Key Training Center Fishing Tournament from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, with launching at Wallace Brooks Park. The event is the Inverness Rotary Bass Blasters Tournament. Call 352-270-8623. Oktoberfest Celebration of the German American Club of West Central Florida at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Archangel Greek Orthodox Church banquet hall in Lecanto. For reservations (tickets), call 352-237-7016. Knights of Columbus Council 6168 Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Our Lady of Grace Parish Hall in Beverly Hills. Complimentary breakfast served. Call 352-527-3061. Annual Womens Health and Fitness Expo from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the National Guard Armory in Crystal River. Call 352-795-3149. To be listed in the October Spotlight of Events, call 352795-3006 or write to P.O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423-0803. The deadline is Sept. 15.Ruth Levins participates in a variety of projects around the community. Let her know about your groups upcoming activities by writing to P.O. Box 803, Crystal River, FL 34423. Special to the ChronicleEllie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park seek area businesses and organizations to participate in their annual Haunted Tram Rides community event Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26. The event will begin at 6 p.m. each evening and run until 11 p.m. Pepper Creek Trail will be transformed during these evenings into a trail of haunting scenarios. Participating businesses and organizations will be given a location on Pepper Creek Trail to decorate with their own spooky setup. Guidelines and applications are available at the park office. There will be no charge to sponsor a location and all locations will be judged for cash awards for first ($500), second ($300) and third places ($100). This will be the ninth year the Friends of Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park will have the Haunted Tram Rides, which have attracted thousands of visitors each night. In addition to the Haunted Tram Rides, the event includes family fun such as clowns, face painting, a Halloween costume contest, refreshments and trinkets for the children. The suggested donation for the tram ride is $5 for adults and $3 for children to age 12. A special Haunted House for children will be set up in the Florida Room; donation is $2 per child. To participate, call Tricia Fowler at 352-628-5445, ext. 1006, or Susan Strawbridge at 352-628-5445, ext. 1002. Come spook some folks Park seeks businesses, groups to participate in annual event Special to the Chronicle The Citrus County Commission at its regular board meeting on Aug. 27 presented certificates of appreciation to outgoing Construction Licensing and Appeals Board members. Recognized at the meeting were James White, Dave Hutchins, Gerry Gaudette, Robert Cable and William Winkel. ABOVE LEFT: Also, Carla Heimer, library volunteer and 2013 Florida Literacy Volunteer of the Year, was recognized for her dedication, mentoring, leadership and active participation in the Citrus County Library System Adult Literacy programs. ABOVE RIGHT: In addition, the BOCC presented appreciation certificates to Edward Shaw, Suzanne Green and Walmart of Homosassa for contributions made to the 2013 Citrus County Library System Summer Reading Program. County Commission offers appreciation Looking at new flurry of activities Ruth LevinsAROUND THE COMMUNITY Special to the ChronicleDo you have room in your heart and home and the ability to provide the daily care for a live-in feline? Precious Paws Rescue has several adult and special-needs cats that would love to be in a home. They miss living with a special person, curling up on a lap or just gazing out a window. They are up to date on all veterinary care, litterbox trained and socialized. In an effort to move these cats into a more personal home environment, preferably as the only pet in the household, PPR is looking for longterm foster families. Each cat will remain an official PPR foster. All necessary veterinary care, food and litter will be provided by PPR. The foster family will provide shelter and love. Those unable to adopt or foster can help by sponsoring one of the felines with an $18 monthly donation in the selected felines name to Precious Paws Rescue. PPR is an all-volunteer charity organization dedicated to decreasing the number of homeless pets through rescuing, fostering and adopting. PPR sponsors a low-cost spay/neuter program for cats and dogs to further help reduce the number of unwanted pets. For more information about adopting, fostering or sponsoring a Precious Paws rescue cat, call 352726-4700 and a volunteer will return your call. Foster homes sought for cats
C6TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER3, 2013CITRUSCOUNTY(FL) CHRONICLEENTERTAINMENT PHILLIPALDER Newspaper Enterprise Assn.George Jean Nathan, a drama critic and an editor who died in 1958, said, An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is looking for a way to get out. At the bridge table, players tend to be optimists or pessimists. In this deal, for example, look at the East and North hands. East is defending against four spades. West leads the club jack. What should East do? In Standard American, Souths three-spade rebid shows extra values (usually 15-17 highcard points) and a good six-card suit. It is game-forcing after Norths two-over-one response. If you are using two-over-one gameforce, then three spades promises a solid suit and sets it as trumps. The responder is asked to control-bid (cue-bid) if interested in a slam. Here, North has a borderline hand. He could justify a four-diamond or four-heart controlbid. But since South has no side first-round control, he would sign off in four spades. The dummy is depressing. East knows that if declarer needs a diamond finesse, it is working. East can see two club winners. Maybe West has a trump trick (but not if South has shown a solid suit). What other chance is there? None, apparently. Well, there is one West might be void of diamonds. After winning with his club king, East should shift to a diamond. Here, West ruffs, returns a club to Easts ace, and receives another ruff for down one. Houseflies, be gone! Some players would find this ruff, but only at trick three. They cannot resist immediately cashing available tricks. Take your time and think through the deal. 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A few years ago, I decided, for several reasons, to move from Ohio to Florida when I graduate. Although my parents have told me my entire life to do what I want to do, they are against this move. When I first told them about this decision, they thought I was just dreaming. However, as my college education is winding up, they are trying to convince me to stay. They will not let up with their reasons for me to continue to live here. I keep telling my family that moving is not a final goodbye. They are welcome to visit anytime, and I surely will return to Ohio now and then. But this information hasnt convinced them to stop badgering me. I dont think I can take the pressure anymore. What do I do? Pressured Family Dear Pressured: Your family wants you to stick around because they will miss you terribly if you move away. They foresee you marrying someone from Florida and raising a family there, where you will have only periodic contact. You see this as developing your independence. They see it as a permanent separation. If you can understand their underlying fear and sadness, it will help you respond more compassionately to their badgering. But this is your decision to make, whether or not they agree, so please have the courage of your convictions, which includes the ability to withstand the pressure. Dear Annie: I have an account at a local bank. Every time anyone enters the bank, a greeter meets us with good wishes, hellos and What are your plans for the day? The tellers chitchat with customers at the window, asking How are you? and What are you doing for the holiday? This takes up time when people are waiting for service. How do you tell them to shut up and get the line moving when you only want to do business and get out? Waiting for Your Answer Dear Waiting: Most of this friendliness does not take up as much time as you think. Employees can be both friendly and efficient. You can say hello to a greeter without stopping to tell your life story. Tellers can chat while they cash checks, enter deposits or do any number of things. It only becomes a problem if the teller cannot multitask or when the chatting continues after the transaction is finished. If you notice this happening, you should register a complaint with the bank manager. Dear Annie: You gave good advice to Lonely for Friends. I have been fortunate to make and keep many friends. Heres my advice: To keep friends, they must be nurtured like a garden. When you are with a potential friend: 1. Ask about them. Try not to be self-absorbed. Show interest and care when they speak. 2. Discuss books, movies, current affairs (without the politics). 3. Invite them to your home and make another date while together. 4. Send a note by email, snail mail or even text message letting them know you enjoyed being together. 5. Remember their birthday or the next big holiday. 6. Be there as a friend when lifes difficulties happen and celebrate the good times. 7. Be lighthearted and fun to be around. To have a friend, one must be a friend. This also makes for better relations with coworkers. Friends are the chocolate chips in the cookie of life. A Good FriendAnnies Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, longtime editors of the Ann Landers column. Email your questions to anniesmail firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to: Annies Mailbox, Creators Syndicate, 737 Third St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254. To find out more about Annies Mailbox and read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com. ANNIES MAILBOX Bridge (Answers tomorrow) ADAPTVIGILDRENCH WEASEL Yesterdays Jumbles: Answer: The zombie bride was hard to carry over the threshold because she was DEAD WEIGHT Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAMEby David L. 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Meadowcrest Blvd. Crystal River, FL 34429 I f i n t e r e s t e d i n a n y o f t h e f o l l o w i n g a r e a s 000FVPB 000FUYE 000FUYL DUDLEYS AUCTION BIKE STORE LIQUIDATION AUCTION Thursday, September 5th **Preview: 3pm Auction: 4 pm** Lenco Bicycles 796 N Suncoast Blvd (US19) Crystal River ALLGOES bicycles, parts, accesso Call or web for info DudleysAuction 352-637-9588 www.dudleys auction.com 10%BPAu2267 Dining Rm Table 62x41 w/ 22 self-storing leaf, 4 chairs all teak,made in Denmark $475 (352) 382-4779 High End Used Furniture 2NDTIME AROUND RESALES 270-8803,2165 Hy 491 LEATHER SECTIONAL 4 PC Slate Blue Dual Incliners Excellent Cond. 400.00 or B.O. 352-795-9888 LOVE SEAT Black Leather Love Seat with Hassocks Ex. Condt. $100.00 Firm 352-746-5421 OAK HUTCH LIghted w / 3 glass doors, 3 cabinets underneath. Exc Cond. $200 (352) 341-2574 SINGLE BED RAILS BOX SPRINGS AND MATTRESS NO HEADBOARD ONLY100.00 352 464 O316 SLEEPER SOFA Queen size, mauve, good condition $150 obo (352) 637-0901 Two Occasional Living room side chairs, warm beige, both like new, must see, $175 each (352) 382-5057 4 pc. Sectional Sofa camel microfiber w/2 recliners $400. Black leather chair. $300. Both exc. condition! (352) 382-7454 Antique Cherry Dresser withTwin Mirrors. $350 (352) 212-8594 BAR STOOLS Heavy Duty Wrought Iron Bar Stools beige. 30 f / seat to floor. Exc. Cond. $70.00 586-8931 Brand New Queen Size Pillow Top Mattress Set $150. Still in original Plastic. (352) 484-4772 BROYHILLCOUCH Excellent Condition.Off white w/periwinkle blue flowers. Comes from home with no pets, no-smoking and no children. Paid $950:Asking $200. Telephone 352-8600302 Inverness BUNK BEDSwood deluxe w/ built-in desk/book shelves. Staircase-not ladder.PD $1350, asking $675. Will email photos (352) 628-9963 CABINETS Two cottage style cabinets, one for computer, one for a TV. $200 Each (352) 527-8993 CD PLAYER Plays 6 CDs w/ remote $35.00 352-746-5421 MONSTER SPEAKER WIRES 1pr 12ft Speaker cables with Gold plugs and 1pr 20ft cut wires $30 341-0450 RECORD CHANGER Garrard Record Changer Model 3000. Plays all and any records, $60.00 352-746-5421 WINDER Solidex VCR Rewinder $15.00 352-746-5421 CABINETS white kitchen, you remove & you haul, includes counter tops $300 (352) 527-8993 GENERATOR Briggs & Stratton, 5250 watts, used once. Exc Condition. $400 (352) 527-8993 CAMCORDER Panasonic PV-A218 Camcorder w/Case. New $600.00 Sell for $100.00 352-746-5421 CAT3 CORDS AND CAT5 CORD 1-12ft, 1-15ft CAT3 and 1-6ft CAT5 and 1-IEC power Cord $20 341-0450 Diestler Computer New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 Full Size Bed Complete, new mattresss, exec. cond. $125 2 white dressers $75 No calls before 11am (352) 628-4766 PATIOTABLE 45 Square Bronze Metal Table w/ 2 Bronze Glass tops. Exc. Cond. $45.00 Bargain 586-8931 SHADE SAIL TRIANGLE NEW Commercial grade, UVA, Can e-mail pic of box. $75.00 352-513-4027 2 Dinning Room Tables New Chrome Craft 40 x 58 with leaf, Rattan table 48 x 63 w/leaf & 4 cushions chairs (352) 522-8025 2 Matching End Tables, walnut Color with glass tops, $25 ea, secretary desk dk walnut, $25, 352 601-2346 352-601-2214 3 Cushion Couch med. brown, microfiber, excel. cond. No pets, no smoking $50. (352) 637-0050 ALUMINUM FOLDING LADDER, HEAVY DUTYFour 4 ft. sections $60.00 352 382 4037 ROCKWELLBELT SANDER $100 HEAVY DUTYMADE OF METALNOTPLASTIC INVERNESS 419-5981 ROLLER GUIDED STANDS Sears Heavy DutyAdjustable Roller Stands. In Box, never used. $70.00 586-8931 CASSETTE DECK Double Cassette Deck w/Remote $40.00 352-746-5421 HDMI CORDS AND TOSLINK WIRE two 8ft and one 10ft HDMI and one 12ft Optical Digital Wire $30 341-0450 Your Worldof garage sales Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com Estate Liquidations and Auctions LLC AUCTION FRIDA Y 9/6/2013 6:00 pm 628 SE HWY19 Crystal River 352-228-4920 est ateliquidations andauctions.com AU 4381 /AB 3202 GE Washer & Dryer Top loader, Large capacity, white, exec. cond. very clean, $325 for both (352) 503-6322 GENERALELECTRIC ROASTER OVEN AND BUFFETSERVER Roast 14lb Turkey or Bake $25 3410450 KENMORE BOX-TYPE FREEZER Freezer has a little rust on it but works great.Asking $50. Inverness Telephone: 352-860-0302 RANGE-GE self-clean, elec, glass top.Exc $125; GE Dishwasher, built-in, Exc cond $125. Both bisque (352) 270-8343 Samsung Refrigerator white, side by side all computerized inside & out, $600. Call Walter (352) 527-3552 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 WASHERAND DRYER Maytag washer and Kenmore dryer in good working condition $150 for both. 352-563-0664 WASHER OR DRYER $135.00 Each. Reliable, Clean, Like New, Excellent Condition. Free Delivery 352 263-7398 Whirlpool Electric Range, like new black, smooth top 4 burner, works good $200. 352-586-1784 Drafting Board white tubular frame. Includes a parallel arm clamp on protractor. 42x31 $60 352-816-4879 Fire Proof 3 Drawer filing cabinet, $50, 3 Drawer file cabinet w/safe $50 OBO 601-2346 / 601-2214 DUDLEYS AUCTION Est ate Adventure Auction Thurs. Sept. 5th 3pm outside 6pm inside appliances, furniture, estate items, fun and value. 700 + lots! Call or web for info DudleysAuction 352-637-9588 www.dudleys auction.com 10%BPAu2267 Hiring for Service PlumberExperienced req. Apply in person: 6970 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd. Homosassa Tues.-Friday 9a-4p QUALIFIED A/C SERV TECHExp Only & current FL DR Lic a must. Apply in person: Daniels Heating & Air 4581 S. Florida Ave. Inverness CLERICALLocal contractor seeking P/T to possible F/T, Accts Payable/Purchase Order candidate. must posess good computer skills in Microsoft Windows & Excel Spread sheets. Must be dependable and detailed oriented for this position. Knowledge of accounting software helpful but not mandatory. Bckgrnd check & drug-screening required after hire. Qualified applicants email resume to: jrogers@fandh contractors.com FLORAL DESIGNERExp. ONLY, P/THrs. 352-726-9666 Maintenanceat Wildlife Park, some animal diet preparation. Outdoor work, heavy lifting. call 352-628-5343 P/T CUSTODIANNeeded for Floral City Church, Valid ID & background check req. 726-4296 THE TOWN OF INGLISis now accepting applications for a 40 hour Maintenance II position in the Public Works Department. Applicant must have High School Diploma or G.E.D., valid Fl Drivers license, (3) years related work exp. in construction, maintenance of buildings, grounds, equipment, vehicles, operate mowers, backhoe, grader etc. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday September 11th, 2013 at 12:00 Noon .and may be picked up at the Inglis Town Hall 135 Hwy 40 West, Inglis Fl. Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M to 12:00 P.M. 1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M. E.O.E. P/T DELIVERY HELPApply In Person Mon thru Fri 10a-4p EASY LIVING FURNITURE 4100 W Gulf to Lake Hwy., Lecanto No Phone Calls MEDICALOFFICE TRAINEES NEEDED!Train to become a Medical Office Assistant. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training gets you Job readyASAP. HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! (888)528-5547 Well Established Auto BusinessNeeds Investors minimum. 10% return Owner 352-461-4518 3 pc 1924 Wicker set, white, $200 352 601-2346 352-601-2214 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 GE Refrigerator white, side by side, 43 W 32 Deep, 68 tall 15 Cu. Ft., $350. & Stainless Gas Grill $150. 352-527-7002 ARNP/PAFull time, for Dr.s Office & Nursing Home Practice, Fax Resume to: 352-795-7898 NEEDEDExperienced,Caring & DependableCNAs/HHAsHourly & Live-in,flex schedule offeredLOVING CARE(352) 860-0885 www.citrusmh.com/ career-opportunities 000FZ1ERECEPTIONIST DISPATCHER BILLINGFULL-TIME EXPERIENCE REQUIREDApply in Person: 6970 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd. Homosassa Tues. 9/3 Fri. 9/6 9am-4pm Seekingmotivated, talented professional with a track record of integrity ready to join a dynamic team and propel their real estate career to a new level. Send resume to: FutureTopBuyer Agent@gmail.com 000FZ18 Hiring For SERVICE PLUMBEREXPERIENCE REQUIRED CLEAN DRIVING RECORD REQUIREDApply in Person: 6970 W. Grover Cleveland Blvd. Homosassa Tuesday-Friday 9am-4pm NEW CONSTRUCTIONRESIDENTIAL ELECTRICIANS Exp. preferred. Rough & Trim. Slab, lintel & service. Full benefits, paid holidays & vacation /EOE APPL Y A T : Exceptional Electric 4070 CR 124A Unit 4 Wildwood Lost Dentures off of Golden Rd & 488 at boat ramp. Reward offered (352) 453-6194 Lost Key w/key remote, Pontiac Crystal River, Walgreens or Home Depot 352-563-5226 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I WANTED! (HAM Radio Equip.) Vintage or Modern, tubes, tube audio amps, speakers, test equip. call Ethan 775-313-2823 Well Established Auto BusinessNeeds Investors Minimum. 10% return Owner 352-461-4518 Front OfficeWest Coast Eye Institute just off Highland Blvd, Inverness. Is looking for a bright individual, with a smile and good people skills Full Time. Fill out application or leave resume at the office. 352-726-6633 OFFICEASSISTANTComputer & Real Estate experience required. send resume to: reoffice.assistant3 @gmail.com Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 IAM LOOKING FOR A GOOD WOMAN Up to age 38. Are you looking for a good man-HERE I AM Call 352-422-0440 Home 352-628-9416 $$ TOPDOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 FREE REMOV AL Appliances, Window AC, Lawn Tractors & Metals, 352-270-4087 Taurus MetalRecycling Best Prices for your cars or trucks also biggest U-Pull-It with thousands of vehicles offering lowest price for parts 352-637-2100 3 Adult Cats spayed/neutered female calico & torti; male-orange cat. Emergency situation Free to good home. (352) 427-7781 Christmas Decorations Various Christmas items. All for free 352-228-3040 Free KittensBeautiful & Healthy eyes 1 male, 1 female (352) 442-4131 FREE Part Bengal Cat Young Male, neutered, he is a lap cat and likes to be held & have lots of attention. Are you home most of the time to give him lots of love? call for more information 352-464-1567 Kittens 2 male, 2 female. 6 weeks old, box trained. Very cute&good w/ kids and animals. (352) 228-0280 Power House/GYM. You take down and haul and its yours for free 352-228-3040 African Desert Tortoise. Lost in Bev HIlls on 8/29. Area of Forrest Ridge and Honey Locus. Safe to approach/pick up (352) 746-1895 Tweet Tweet Tweet Follow the Chronicle on www.twitter.com/ citruschroniclenews as it happens right at your finger tips
TUESDAY,SEPTEMBER3,2013C 9 CITRUS COUNTY (FL) CHRONICLE CLASSIFIEDS PAINTING 352-465-6631 Ferraros PaintingInterior & Exterior PressureWashing FREE ESTIMATES Repaint Specialist000FG53 DONT LET YOUR DRYER START A FIRE! DRYER VENT CLEANING Call1-352-566-6615Dr. Vent1-855-4DR-VENTLocally Owned 15+ Yrs. Lic./ins., Bonded $39Flat Rate No Hidden Costs000FV03 Licensed & Insured352-400-3188YOUR INTERLOCKING BRICK PAVER SPECIALIST Often imitated, never duplicated IS IT TIME TO REFINISH YOUR POOL? POOLS AND PA VERSAdd an artistic touch to your existing yard or pool or plan something completely new! QUALITY WORK ATA FAIR PRICE!COPESPOOL AND PAVER LLC000FYT1 Copes Pool & Pavers 000FWNC ROOFINGAAA ROOFINGCall the LeakbustersLic./Ins. 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Bucket Truck 10% off-Mention Ad Lic/ins. 352-344-2696 Painting & Wallpaper Removal, Husband & Wife Team. Excel Ref. Free Est. 352-726-4135 344-2556, Richard Water Pump Service & Repairs-all makes & models. Call anytime! All Tractor & Tree Work Land Cleared, Hauling 1 time Cleanup, Driveways (352) 302-6955 Bruce Onoday & Son Free Estimates Trim & Removal 352-637-6641 Lic/Ins D & R TREE SERVICE Lawn & Landscape Specialist. Lic. & Ins. Free Est. 352-302-5641 All Major Credit Cards Davies Tree Service Serving Area 15yrs. Free Est. Lic & Ins cell 727-239-5125 local 352-344-5932 DOUBLE JTree Service Stump Grinding, bulk mulch, lic/ins 302-8852 R WRIGHT TREE Service Tr ee Removal & Trimming. Ins. & Lic.# 0256879 352-341-6827 RON ROBBINS Tree Service Trim, Shape & Remve, Lic/Ins. Free est. 352-628-2825 Attention Consumers!Please make sure you are using a licensed and insured service professional. Many service advertisers are required by state law to include their state license number in all advertisements. If you dont see a license number in the ad, you should inquire about it and be suspicious that you may be contacting an unlicensed business. The Citrus County Chronicle wants to ensure that our ads meet the requirements of the law. Beware of any service advertiser that can not provide proof that they are licensed to do business. For questions about business licensing, please call your city or county government offices. Carols Airport T ransport 352-746-7595 COUNTYWIDE DRY-W ALL25 ys exp lic2875,all your drywall needs! Ceiling & Wall Repairs. Pop Corn Removal 352-302-6838 ATREE SURGEON Lic. & Ins. Lowest Rates Free est. (352)860-1452 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 All phases of T ile Handicap Showers, Safety Bars, Flrs. 422-2019 Lic. #2713 Carpentry, Decks, Docks, Remodeling Yard Work, Pressure Wash, Home Repair. CBC 1253431 (352) 464-3748 Floors /walls. Tubs to shower conv. No job too big or small. Ph: 352-613-TILE /lic# 2441 Renovation/Remodel Kit/Ba/RE listings Lic/Ins. Crc 1327710 Sterling 352220-3844 ELITE ROOFING Excellence in Roofing! EliteRoofing Inc.com Lic# Ccc1327656 /Ins. ***352-639-1024*** MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. A1 Hauling, Cleanups, garage clean outs, trash, furniture & misc. Mark (352) 287-0767 PIANO LESSONS Study Piano w/ Rick D Beginner to Advanced All styles 352-344-5131 AFaux Line, LLC Paint, pres-wash, stains 20yrs exp, Cust. Satisfaction Lic/Ins 247-5971 CALLSTELLAR BLUE All Int./ Ext. Painting Needs. Lic. & Ins. FREE EST. (352) 586-2996 INTERIOR/EXTERIOR & ODD JOBS. 30 yrs J. Hupchick Lic./Ins. (352) 726-9998 Painting & Wallpaper Removal, Husband & Wife Team. Excel Ref. 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AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Af for dable Handyman FAST 100% Guar. AFFORDABLE RELIABLE Free Est 352-257-9508 Carpentry, Decks, Docks, Remodeling Yard Work, Pressure Wash, Home Repair. CBC 1253431 (352) 464-3748 M& W Interiors Inside/Out Home Repair Wall/Ceiling Repair Experts, Popcorn Removal,DockPainting & Repair(352) 537-4144 Comfort Works, Inc. Air Conditioning and Heating Service Res//Com352 400-8361 Mention this ad and get a service call for $19. Exp 9/30/13 Lic# CAC1817447 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Mulch, Stone, Hauling & Tractor Work (352) 341-2019 AllAROUND TRACTORLand clearing, Hauling Site Prep, Driveways Lic/Ins 352-795-5755 COUNTYWIDE DRY-WALL25 yrs exp. lic.2875, all your drywall needs! Ceiling & Wall Repairs. Pop Corn Removal 352-302-6838 M& W Interiors Inside/Out Home Repair Wall/Ceiling Repair Experts, Popcorn Removal,DockPainting & Repair(352) 537-4144 #1A+TECHNOLOGIES All Home Repairs. All TVs Installed lic#5863 352-746-3777 DUN-RITE ELECTRIC Since / Free Est. lic EC 13002699 352-726-2907 ROCKYS FENCINGFREE Est., Lic. & Insured 352 422-7279 A 5 STAR COMPANY GO OWENS FENCING ALL TYPES. Free Est. Comm/Res. 628-4002 Install, restretch, repair Clean, Sales, Vinyl Carpet, Laminent, Lic. #4857 Mitch, 201-2245 SMITTYSAPPLIANCE REPAIR.Also W anted Dead or Alive W ashers & Dryers. FREE PICK UP! 352-564-8179 CNA, Lic., Exp. Ins. Will Care For You & Assist in Daily Needs **352-249-7451** JEFFS CLEANUP/HAULING Clean outs/ Dump Runs Brush Removal. Lic. 352-584-5374 Diestler Computer New & Used systems repairs. Visa/ MCard 352-637-5469 BIANCHI CONCRETE INC.COM ins/lic #2579 Driveways-Patios-Sidewlk. Pool deck repair /stain. 352-257-0078 CURBAPPEAL Yardscape, Curbing, Flocrete. River Rock Reseals & Repairs. Lic. (352) 364-2120 ROBS MASONRY & CONCRETE Driveways tear outs, tractor work, Lic. #1476, 726-6554 Your world first.Every Dayvautomotive Classifieds 000FUYN Your world first.Every Dayvautomotive Classifieds HOMOSASSANice 1988 3/2 DWMH lg corner lot, covered parking & utili., sheds. many up grades, cash sale $44,900 628-4819 / 228-2175 Lovely Acreage 2.3 Fenced, with 3/2 Remodeled Dblwd. 2 carports, see craigs list Poss. Owner Finance $69,900. 352-527-7015 TAYLOR MADE HOMESLOT MODEL BLOWOUT All Homes Discounted $4,000 to $8,000 Even up to $12.000 off Sticker Price Call 352-621-3807 2 Bdrm. MOBILE HOME ON 2 LOTS $15,000. 9340 W. Tonto Drive Crystal River Fl 33528 (813) 626-3661 or (813) 245-5892 FLORALCITY Older 2/1 on 1/4 ac, nice cond. nice area, makes a great investment property, due to illness must selling cash price $19,500 (352) 287-1450 HERNANDO3/2 mobile on 1.5 acres Beautiful Back porch, must see $45K 352-795-1272 1986 Manufactured Home, Laminate floors, great shape $19,900 352-795-1272 USED HOMESSingle, Double & Triple Wides Starting at $6,500 Call (352) 621-9183 2011 Live Oak 4BR/2BA $46,900, 28x60 INVERNESS Move in Special!1 month free w/one year lease. 55+ park Enjoy the view! 2 bd, 1 bath Lot rent, car port, water, grass cutting included. Call 800-747-4283 for details BRINGYOUR FISHING POLE! INVERNESS, FL55+ park on lake w/5 piers, clubhouse and much more! Rent includes grass cutting and your water 2 bedroom, 1 bath @$500 inc H20. Pets considered and section 8 is accepted. Call 800-747-4283 For Details! FLORALCITY2/1, $375/mo. Pet OK. Rent to own (352) 422-3670, 422-7636 1991 Manufacture dHome, owner financing or cash willing to make a deal OBO with reasonable offer $24,900. Will not last 727-967-4230 $11,094, DISCOUNT New Jacobsen, 2085 sq. ft., 4BR/3BA yr. Warranty. No down payment, use land or trade in. Payment only, $471.18 P & I, WAC Call 352-621-9182 ABSOLUTELY STUNNING NEW 3/2, JACOBSEN HOME 5Yr. Warranty $2,650 down, only $297.44/ mo., Fixed rate W.A.C. Come and View 352-621-9181 BAD CREDIT? FORECLOSURE? BANKRUPTCY? Want your own home? I can help!! 35% down cash or land and you are approved. No gimmick, 386-546-5833 Palm Harbor Homes 4/2 Stock Sequoia 2,200 sq ft $12K OFF! FOR FREE PHOTOS.... John L yons @ 800 622 2832 ext 201 for det ails Tired of Renting? Super clean 2004 3BR/2BA, on acre ready to move in!!! $3,500 down, $380.03/mo. W.A.C. Call 386-546-5833 for details Wont last! WantedSmall Galvanized single axel boat trailer, Text info to 352-220-3682 BEAGLE PUPPIES$100 Crystal River Area 386-344-4218 386-344-4219 BIRD CAGE 24 X 24 X 36 inch Black cage with stand and wheels. Good for small to medium Parrot. Asking $100.00 for both 352-503-2649 or cell 352-601-8544 GOAT1 Nanny, 2 mth old bullys, bottle baby (352) 400-3585 MARLINMarlin, a 2-y.o. male Shar Pei mix, 50 pounds worth of love. Had been abandoned & forced to fend for himself, but still loves people and constantly wags his tail with joy for life. He plays in the water & catches the ball, but prefers to just spend time with his human friends. Could someone give this sweet dog a second chance? Call Christina @ 352-464-3908. Miniature Schnauzer Pups!AKC, born 5/20/13, 2 males, Health Cert. & all shots current, paper & crate trained. Cash discount! (352)464-0916 PULLET CHICKS, GUINEAS $4up. Ameraucana, RIR, Barred Rock, Blk St ar, Buff Orpington. Ducklings: $6.50 *Pekin, Cayuga, Buff. 727-517-5337 Brooksville Shih Poo Puppies, 3 males, 2 females Yorkshire Puppies 1 Male Miniature Poodles Small Mini 1 females (352) 795-5896 628-6188 evenings SHIH-TZU PUPS, AvailableRegistered Lots of Colors Ask about my Summer Discount, Beverly Hills, FL (352) 270-8827 Die Cast Car Collection 1/18th scale 30 cars, must buy entire Collection $300 (352) 726-9151 EXERCISE BIKE (UPRIGHTTYPE) works great only 90.00 352 464-0316 HOME GYM Total body workout. In excellent condition. $85.00/OBO 352-637-2647 MANUALTREADMILL GREATSHAPE NEARLYNEW ONLY 75.00 352 464 0316 Olympic Bench Press $150. Plate Loading Leverage Squat/Calf Machine $200. (352) 726-9151 Concealed Weapons Permit Course DANS GUN ROOM (352) 726-5238 Fear No-Evil GunsHi-Point & Beretta Concealed Classes 352-447-5595 Golf Cartexc. condition exc. batteries w/back seats from $1500. (352) 527-3125 RAYS GUN SHOP Stokes Flea Mkt Cry.Riv Mossberg 715T22-AR $295. NRA-concealed classes 586-7516 Two Place Aluminum Jet Ski Hoist $500. (352) 341-4178 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I WANT TO BUY HOUSE or MOBILE Any Area, Condition or Situation Fred, 352-726-9369 PETGEAR STROLLER Like a baby stroller, can e-mail pics. $85.00 352-513-4027 PETSTAIRS-ANIMAL PLANETSolid wood. Never used. $35.00 Can e-mail pics 352-513-4027 RUBBER RIDING BOOTS $15 BLACK LIKE NEW SIZE 43L EUR E-MAILPHOTO 419-5981 Ultimate Water Condtioner for salt system. Pd. $2500. asking $300. obo (352) 746-5171 WET/DRY VAC Craftsmans 16 gal., 6HP. $40. Maple Couch Table 52 L,15 W, 27H w/glass top $25 (352) 344-1088 Bedside Commode Aluminum Walker both have adjustable legs 20.00 EACH 352-464-0316 CUSTOM 4 wheeled walker, brakes seat basket, even footrests ONLY$85.00 352-464-0316 Manual Wheelchair with footrests, great shape $100.00 352-464-0316 POWER CHAIR Excellent Condition. NewTires, brakes & seat. $500.00. Call 352-341-4606 Safety Bath Tub Grab Bar, it clamps to the side of the tub ONLY$25.00, 352-464-0316 TRANSPORTCHAIR (SMALLWHEELS) Great shape with footrest 90.00 352-464-0316 IBANEZ GUITAR IbanezAW30ECE acoustic electric guitar.Beautiful finish. Plays and sounds great.Small ding on rosette. $250 with hard shell case.Beverly Hills. 352-527-0433 PIANO LESSONS Study Piano w/ Rick D Beginner to Advanced All styles 352-344-5131 CUISINARTBRAND Juice Extractor. Brand New paid $150. Sell for $100. 352-621-0175 !!!!!!!!!! LT225 /75 R 16 !!!!!!!!!!!!! GOODYEAR LIGHTTRUCKTIRE (1) 90%TREAD 50.00 352 464 0316 3 DOUBLE ROLLS FLORALWALLCOVERING $25 VINYLPRE PASTED 165 SQ FT NEW 419-5981 23 PINE WOOD HEARTS,TEDDY BEARS, BUNNIES $25 E-MAILPHOTOS 419-5981 1913 WHITE ROTARY Treadle Sewing machine $200 (352) 212-8594 APPLIANCES like new washers/dryers, stoves, fridges 30 day warranty trade-ins, 352-302-3030 BLOWER/VACUUM WORX-WG500 $50 STAMINAINDOOR PRO CYCLE $60 352 637 5209 BURTON STOVE ON THE GO $20 LIKE NEW WORKS IN CAR/TRUCK 12 VOLT INVERNESS 419-5981 BUYER BE AWARE Dont be fooled by ridiculous offers! FREE HEARING AID CONSUMER GUIDE This FREE guide will let you compare all makes and models BEFORE you buy hearing aids!Call 795-1775 and we will mail you one TODAY! Chevy Silverado Aluminum Running Boards, great shape ONLY$100.00 352-464-0316 Chevy Silverado Bra for 4 headlights Great Shape ONLY $80 352-464-0316 Chevy Silverado Bra for 4 headlights Great Shape ONLY $80 352-464-0316 ELECTRIC SMOKER ( LITTLE CHIEF) COST 120.00 NEW / USED IN BOX ONLY70.00 352 464 0316 GAS GRILL 2 burners Includes gas tank. $40.00 352-344-5311 HAMMOND ORGAN with padded bench. Gd cond. $100.00 352-344-5311 Harley Mufflers Slide on Original NEW 1350/1450 ONLY$90.00 352-464-0316 HEAT PRESS 15X15; Includes large case of baby tees. size 6mo & up. Doll to display shirts. $600 for all. (352) 527-4301 KITCHEN COUNTER TOPCANISTER SET $10 DECORATIVE CERAMIC CAN E-MAIL PHOTO 419-5981 Wheelchair Elec Mobility Express Immaculate cond. $600; 3 wheel Elec Scooter, New Battery $400. 352-382-0411 AFFORDABLE Top Soil, Mulch, Stone, Hauling & Tractor Work (352) 341-2019 Craftsman GT 5000 w/ 54 Deck, 22HP, Briggs & Straton, overhead canopy, runs & looks new $1,500 (352) 621-0848 Craftsman LT 1000 Riding Mower 18HP, 42 Decks, rebuilt motor & carb $450. Firm 352-527-7002 Craftsman Yard Vac/chipper/shredder 4.5 hp, needs tune-up, paid $479. asking $100. obo (352) 746-5171 HEDGE TRIMMER 24V B&D cordless-3 batteries, 2 chargers $110; CHIPPER SHREDDER-Central Machinery $200 352 637 5209 HOMOSASSASat. through Sat. 8am NO SUNDAY SALE 3 Family Moving Sale Name brand clothing all Sizes, sell by bag. Qn. matt. set, like new carpet cleaner, fishing polls deer stand 5011 S. Canary Palm Terrace DUDLEYS AUCTION Est ate Adventure Auction Thurs. Sept. 5th 3pm outside 6pm inside appliances, furniture, estate items, fun and value. 700 + lots! Call or web for info DudleysAuction 352-637-9588 www.dudleys auction.com 10%BPAu2267 !!!! LT225/75R 16 TIRE!!!! Good Year LightTruck Great Shape 90% Tread ONLY60.00 464-0316
C10TUESDAY,SEPTEMBER3,2013 CLASSIFIEDS CITRUSCOUNTY( FL ) CHRONICLE 575-0910 TUCRN City of Inverness Request for Proposals PUBLIC NOTICE RFP#Admin 2013-01 The City of Inverness is soliciting sealed proposals to provide: Emergency Quick Connect Temporary 150 KW Stand-By Generator for the Inverness Government Center Any questions concerning this request may be addressed to Tom Dick, Assistant City Manager at 212 W. Main Street Inverness, FL34450 (352)-726-2611, ext. 1008.Those who wish to submit proposals may obtain a copy of the Request for Proposal from the Citys website at http://www .inverness fl.gov/bids.aspx or by contacting Deborah Davis, City Clerk (352) 726-2611, ext. 1004, or online. Sealed Proposals are due no later than 2:00pm, Tuesday September 17, 2013. The City reserves the right to waive formalities or informalities in proposals, to reject, with our without cause, any or all proposals or portions of proposals, or to negotiate or not negotiate with individual proposers, or to accept any proposal(s) or portions of proposals deemed to be in the best interest of the City. /s/ Frank DiGiovanni, City Manager Published in the CITRUS COUNTYCHRONICLE, September 3 & 10, 2013 572-0903 TUCRN The Estate of Kevin Colena, Sr. 2013-CP-387 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE INTHE CIRCUITCOURTOFTHE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUITINAND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. : 2013-CP-387 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF KEVIN COLENA, SR., Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the Estate of Kevin Colena, Sr., deceased, whose date of death was December 10, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County,Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North ApopkaAvenue,Inverness, Florida 34450.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OFACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 27, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/KAROLYN LONG-COLENA c/o 452 Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness, Florida 34452 Attorney for Personal Representative: HAAG, HAAG & FRIEDRICH, P.A., /s/TANYAM. WILLIAMS, Florida Bar No. 93473, Attorney for the Estate 452 Pleasant Grove Rd, Inverness, Florida 34452, (352)726-0901, (352)726-3345 Fax t anyawilliams2@t amp abay .rr .com -Primaryjmhaag1@t amp abay .rr .com -Secondary Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle August 27 & September 3, 2013. 573-0903 TUCRN The Estate of Leroy E. Aswegan, 2013-CP-416 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE INTHE CIRCUITCOURTOFTHE FIFTH JUDICIALCIRCUITINAND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. : 2013-CP-416 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF LEROYE.ASWEGAN, Deceased. NOTICE T O CREDIT ORS The administration of the Estate of Leroy E. Aswegan, deceased, whose date of death was May 27, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County,Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North ApopkaAvenue,Inverness, Florida 34450.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYSAFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OFACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALLCLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 27, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/JOSEPH WILHELMY c/o 452 Pleasant Grove Road, Inverness, Florida 34452 Attorney for Personal Representative: HAAG, HAAG & FRIEDRICH, P.A., /s/TANYAM. WILLIAMS, Florida Bar No. 93473, Attorney for the Estate 452 Pleasant Grove Rd, Inverness, Florida 34452, (352)726-0901, (352)726-3345 Fax t anyawilliams2@t amp abay .rr .com -Primaryjmhaag1@t amp abay .rr .com -Secondary Published two (2) times in the Citrus County Chronicle August 27 & September 3, 2013. 574-0903 TUCRN Goldstein, Johanna Mary 2013-CP-320 NTC PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.:2013-CP-320 IN RE: ESTATE OF JOHANNA MARY GOLDSTEIN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JOHANNA MARY GOLDSTEIN, deceased, whose date of death was August 11, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Citrus County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450. The names and addresses of the personal representative and that of personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is August 27, 2013. Personal Representative /S/ANDRE ERLANDSON 4088 S. Kindness Pt., Homosassa, FL 34446 Attorney for Personal Representative /s/ ROBERT S. CHRISTENSEN, ESQ. Fla. Bar No. 0075272 P.O.Box 415, Homosassa Springs, FL 34447 352/382-7934 352/382-7936 Fax firstname.lastname@example.org Published in the Citrus County Chronicle, August 27 & September 3, 2013. 000FUYB CHEVY2003 Venture Van, 7 pass. and priced to sell. Call 352-628-4600 For appointment DODGE2013 Grand Caravan Wheelchair van with 10 lowered floor, ramp and tie downs call Tom 352-325-1306 FORD2004 Freestar, 81,400 mi, A/C good con, new rear brks, $5850 obo(352) 341-4536 MAZDA1998 6 pass. van Select, all wheel, runs well, looks good first $1,475 (352) 637-2588 Harley Davidson 2010 ULTRACLASSIC Excellent condition original owner with extras priced to sell $16,250 callTim 352-400-8787 HARLEYDAVIDSON2012 FLHTCUTG Tri Glide Ultra Classic AMFM/CD/AUX w/speakers; CC, Fairing Full,Alarm,Travel trunk w/rack, stage 2 screaming eagle high performance exhaust & pipes; ABS brakes, extra chrome accents. Excellent condition w/only 1250 mi. First $28.5K. Lets talk @ 352-249-7630. SUZUKI2009 GZ250 EXCELLENTCONDITION, WITH EXTRAS ONLY 3,303 MILES. $1,995 352-527-3738 YAMAHA2012YAMAHASTAR 1700cc V-MAX With $2000. in V-Max Accessories.Adult owned!Garage kept & covered! Bought new.Only 3,400 Miles! Pictures available upon request.Extra Bonus includes a used in good conditionARAI helmet & a bike cover.$16,500.00 email@example.com Dodge2001 Ram 1500 V8, new tires, toolbox, camper top, $3800. obo 352-201-7056 FORD07 Sports Track explorer limited edition, exec. cond. low mil, loaded, Blue, $18,500 obo, Serious Inquires Only, 352-897-4681 FORD1986 F350 REDUCED auto, crew cab, good work /hunting truck, 2wd, ac needs blower, $1500. call Doug (352) 212-8385 FORD1991 F150 V8, runs great, automatic, newer cobra tires no a/c, $1500 Firm 422-6407 FORD, 250, Pwr. stroke DSL., 8ft. Kidron Refrigated box, Thermo king unit., $7,500 obo (352) 422-4548 NISSAN FRONTIER CREW CAB SV 20122012 Frontier CC SV: This white Nissan Frontier Crew Cab SV is in excellent condition with only 8,500 miles. It has cruise control, power windows/door locks/outside mirrors. It has a factory installed bed liner and I added a vinyl tri-fold bed cover and trailer hitch.The truck is in perfect condition with a full factory warranty.The asking price is $21,900. Phone: 352-601-1319 DODGE2005, Durango leather, navi $9,995. 352-341-0018 HONDA2007, Element, Hard to find, cold A/C, runs great, Must See, Call (352) 628-4600 NISSAN2010, Murano $4,995. 352-341-0018 I I I I I I I I Tell that special person Happy Birthday with a classified ad under Happy Notes. Only $28.50 includes a photo Call our Classified Dept for details352-563-5966 I I I I I I I I BIG SALE Come make offers RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 CHEVROLET1999 pickup, good tires, good running, full of gas. Best Offer (352) 746-4412 CHEVY, Silverado 114k mi. motor. 4.8L, V8, looks & runs excel. $8,000.,352-897-4347, (810) 577-4308 DODGE01 3500 RAM, v8, 4x4, auto, 153K mi, set up for 5th wheel $6,575 Call Jack 352-220-9101 DODGE, Ram 1500 sm V8, new tires, recent complete tuneup, fibergalss cab w/ toolbox. 85K miles, $6,700 (352) 418-2220 DODGE, 2500, Heavy Duty 4 x 4, quad cab, hemi magnum eng., 46K mi. $14,500, 352-419-6819 CHEVY15001998 Silverado Topper, 78 bed, white fiberglass, new struts on rear window $60.00 352-465-9026 Chevy/JeepSterlingTow Bar for Jeep 97-06 or Chevy Pick $775, fender flares jeep new $110, call jack 352-220-9101 $$ TOPDOLLAR $$ For Wrecked, Junk or Unwanted Cars/Trucks $$ (352) 201-1052 $$ BIG SALE Come make offers RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 BUYING JUNK CARS Running or Not CASH PAID-$300 & UP (352) 771-6191 CASH BUYERS Buying Used Cars Trucks & Vans, For used car lot, Hwy 19 LarrysAuto Sales 352-564-8333 Taurus MetalRecycling Best Prices for your cars or trucks also biggest U-Pull-It with thousands of vehicles offering lowest price for parts 352-637-2100 AFFORDABLEAutos & Trucks Dodge Ram 1500 $900 Down Chevy Cavalier $650 Down Pontiac Gr Prix $675 Down Dodge Caravan $795 DownCALL TED T ODA Y (352) 5 6 3 -1 9 0 2 1675 S Suncoast Blvd. Homosassa, Fl BIG SALE Come make offers RENT-BUY-SELL CAR-TRUCK-BOAT CONSIGNMENT USA US 19 & US 44, CR 461-4518 & 795-4440 CHEVROLET2005, Colorado EX Cab, 20K miles, $11,495. 352-341-0018 CHEVY2008, Cobalt, 2 DR, automatic, power windows, power locks, cold A/C, Call for Appointment 352-628-4600 CHEVY, Impala, 144k miLES $7,000 (352) 726-7755 CHRYSLER2006 Sebring, 4dr, 41k mile, Very good cond, $6000 (727) 858-0265 FORD2004, Mustang, Looking for a sports car? Here it is, 6 cyl. automatic, appointment Only Call 352-628-4600 FORD2005,Mustang $7,995. 352-341-0018 HONDA2013 Civic LX, Priced to sell, Serious callers only 352-628-9444 KIA2006 Optima, 45k mi. fully loaded, 1 owner, exc. cond. Must Sell Diana (352) 637-4695 LINCOLN-Red2010 MKT 41k miles, loaded!All the options Garage kept, $33,000 (352) 341-3305 MERCURY, Sable, V6, 24V, DOHC., runs great cold AC, $3,200 obo 352-800-1625, 628-5099 MERCURY2001 Sable, 4 Door LS, new tires & Batty, very good cond, low miles, $5500. 352-2281111 CHEVYVETTE,02 Convert. Royal Blue, Saddle oak int. 16k mi, Gar, Mint, $23,900 obo call 352-489-1700 TOYOTA2010, Yaris $8,995 352-341-0018 TOYOTA COROLLADX good clean, cruise, AM/FM/CDACAll Pwr $1600 352-610-6061 Chevrolet2004 Corvette ConvertibleArctic White, torch red leather, polished aluminum wheels, auto heads up display, bose, senior owned pristine, 11k $28,500 352-513-4257 CHEVROLET2009 CORVETTE COUPE Z51: Jetstream blue w/ebony int., 2LT, Auto w/PS, 340hp LS3 eng., only 9500 mi., car show winner, serious inquiries only, first $35K/OBO gets it. Lets talk @ 352-249-7630 CHEVROLET66, Nova, Red, black interioir automatic, 350 HP, mint. cond. $29,500 obo 302-8265 CHEVROLET Camaro Z28, Runs good, 350 eng. hurst shifter, $2,500 (352) 634-1764 CHEVROLET, Corvette T-tops, silver green matalic, automatic, very rare car, mint. cond. $18,500 obo302-8265 PORSCHE911, 959, Body Kit mtr, & Tranny good needs paint & inter restoration $12K Gas Monkey? (352) 563-0615 I Buy Houses Cash ANY CONDITION Over Financed ok! call ** 352-503-3245** Whispering Pines Villa 2/2/1, new carpet, tile, paint,all appliances including w/d. $69,900. (352) 726-8712 FREE Foreclosure and Short Sale Lists Desperately Need Rentals Office Open 7 Days a WeekLISA VANDEBOE Broker (R) Owner Plantation Realty 352-634-0129 www.plantation realtylistings.com YOUR High-Tech Water Front RealtorROD KENNER352-436-3531 ERA Suncoast Realty SCAN OR GO TOwww. BestNatur eCoast Pr operties.com To view great waterfront properties FLORAL CITY City water ready to build 1/2 acre $4K. RAINBOW SPGS, Cleared 1/2 acre near Golf Course $10K 352-344-3112 Lake Pananosoffke Ready for home, septic, pwr, carport, 2 sheds & fenced bk yard $19,900 obo 352-444-2272 BUILDING LOT in Sugarmill Woods Homossasa, 1 mile from suncoast Hwy. $20,000 Negotiable (407) 542-7093 ** BUY, SELL** & TRADE CLEAN USED BOATS THREE RIVERS MARINE US 19 Crystal River **352-563-5510** BOAT SLIP FOR RENT HOMOSASSA RIVER $125. mo. 352-220-2077 CENTURY3000SC2000 30 foot center console with cuddy cabin. Full Head.Twin Yamaha ox66, 250s. Radar, GPS Chart Plotter, Fish Finder, VHF and complete Coast Guard package. Tri-axle traler.All in excellant condition. HP: 352-795-4426, Cell 352-601-0560. Asking $30,000. PONTOON BOAT2003 Sun Tracker. 25 ft. Great running party/fishing boat! 130 hp Honda motor. Very Quite and great on gas! $10,500 352-697-3428 SATURN2013 KBoat 14inflatable, 42 beam, auto inflator, dolly, bimini, 55 lb trolling motor, battery, many extras. almost new. $650. (half new price) 860-2701. WE HA VE BOA TS GULF TO LK MARINE We Pay CASH For Used Clean Boats Pontoon, Deck & Fishing Boats **(352)527-0555** boatsupercenter.com CHEVY1998 40 FT Class A motor home, 22k miles, cost 90k, selling for 7k & some TLC (352) 563-0615 PolarisATV 2 x 4 (352) 400-3585 Gulf Stream 3105 GF 2008 5th Whl, toy hauler 33 ft, 5500 Onan Gen, gas pump, sleeps 7, many extras $29,925 call 352-843-8578 MACS MOBILE R V REP AIR & MAINT RVTC Certified Tech. 352-613-0113, Lic/Ins. WE BUYRVS, TRAVELTRAILERS, 5TH WHEELS, MOTOR HOMES Call US 352-201-6945 Phyllis StricklandRealtorBest Time To Buy!Prices are going up. So is interest.BUY NOW!Owner Financing Foreclosures TROPIC SHORES REALTY. (352) 613-3503 BETTY J. POWELLRealtorYour Success is my goal.. Making Friends along the way is my reward !BUYING OR SELLING CALL ME 352-422-6417bjpowell@ netscape.com ERA American Realty & Investments HANDYMAN SPECIAL2/1, EZ 3bd 52k Cash 352-503-3245 I NEED HOMES TO SELLDEB INFANTINERealtor(352) 302-8046 Real Estate!... its what I do. ERAAmerican RealtyPhone: 352-726-5855 Cell: 352-302-8046 Fax: 352-726-7386 Email:debinfantine@ yahoo.com MICHELE ROSERealtorSimply put I ll work harder 352-212-5097 isellcitruscounty@ yahoo.com Craven Realty, Inc. 352-726-1515 SANDI HARTRealtorListing and Selling Real Estate Is my Business I put my heart into it!352-476-9649sandra.hart@ era.com ERA American Realty 352-726-5855 TONY Pauelsen Realtor ILLTAKE NEW LISTINGSBUYING OR SELLINGSALES ARE WAY UP!TOP PERFORMANCEReal estate Consultant 352-303-0619 tpauelsen@ hotmail.com Your world firstemployment Classifieds ww.chronicleonline.com Need a job or a qualified employee? This areas #1 employment source! LECANTO (Black Diamond)3/2/2 Gated Golf Comm $119K Cash Deal or Rent $1000 mth 352-804-9729 Inverness Cute 3/1, Highlands, $49K/offer, owner financing possible, good starter home/rental (352) 422-4864 Inverness Nice 3/2 home w/detached apartment, fenced yard, good neighborhood.Apt. rent can pay mortgage. $79K/offer. 422-4864 RENT TO OWN!! No Credit Check! 3BD $750-$850 888-257-9136 JADEMISSION.COM Crystal River2/1 Pk Model on lake Rousseau Dock & pool, heat pump, dishwasher W/D, frig & Stove, $29,900 586-8096 10811 Cove View Terr 3BD/2BA/2Car garage, By Owner New Roof, Cathedral Ceilings, Fruit Trees, Secluded $135,000. (352) 563-9857 HOMOSASSA5+ DEN, BEDROOMS. 3 BATH.THIS HUGE AND BEAUTIFUL TWO STORYHOME WITH 3 CAR GARAGE IS OVER 3500 SQ. FT. HOME BACKS UPTOA NATURE PRESERVE HOME IS AFORECLOSURE SHORTSALEANDTHE BANK IS WORKING WITHTHE SELLERS. 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No Credit Check! 3BD $750-$850 888-257-9136 JADEMISSION.COM HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 Wanted to Rent 1200 or more sq. ft. of open area, air & heat, no carpet for Inverness Florida Kennel Club Dog Classes, pls call 352-586-5075 PUBLISHERS NOTICE:All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Specializing in Acreage,Farms Ranches & Commercial Richard (Rick) Couch, Broker Couch Realty & Investments, Inc. (352) 212-3559 RCOUCH.com UNIQUE & HISTORIC Homes, Commercial Waterfront & Land Small Town Country Lifestyle OUR SPECIALTY SINCE 1989LET US FIND YOUAVIEW TO LOVEwww. crosslandrealty.com(352) 726-6644Crossland Realty Inc. MEDICAL OFFICE FOR SALE Totally renovated 700 S.E. 5th Ter.Suite #5 Crystal River. $120K 352-422-2293 USED CAR LOT4500 SF Bldg, 417 ft frontage, 1.34 Acres, all fenced ready to go. Located at 7039 W Grover Cleveland Blvd, Homosassa $225,000. (603) 860-6660 Moonrise Resort. Furn 2bd/2ba w/ carport, screen rm & storage room. $18,000 OBO 802-334-6760 or 352-726-2553 WESTWIND VILLAGE 55+ Rent or Bu y $8,000 & Up Mon Fri. 8:30 1 1 am Call for Appointment (352) 628-2090 CRYSTALRIVER2/BR $550. 3BR $750 Near Town 563-9857 FLORALCITY1/1, $450/Mo. $400/ Sec. Includes Cable septic water, trash. No pets. (352) 344-5628 FLORAL CITYLAKEFRONT 1 Bedrm. AC, Clean, No Pets (352) 344-1025 ALEXANDER REALESTATE (352) 795-6633Crystal River Apts,2 BR/ 1 BA $400-$500,ALSO HOMES & MOBILES AVAILABLE INVERNESS2/1, no pets, all appl, waterview, $550/mo. 352-860-0904 212-6815 PELICAN BAY APARTMENTS2 BDRM. APT. HOMES Carpet, Appliances, Central Heat & Air Rental assistance available to qualified applicants. If qualified, pay no more than 30% of your households adjusted monthly income for rent and utilities. For rental info. & applications 9826 West Arms Dr. Crystal River, 352-795-7793 TDD#1-800-955-8771 Mon-Fri., 9:00-5:00P Equal Housing Opportunity Provider & Employer CRYSTALRIVER2/1, Unfurn.$550, Furn. $650.+sec clean, quite. Sm. Pet 828 5th Ave. NE. 727-455-8998 727-343-3965 Sugarmill Woods2/2/1, like new, long Term, (352) 428-4001 HERNANDOAffordable Rentals Watsons Fish Camp (352) 726-2225 INGLISCharming furn or unfurn effic/cottage all utilities incld. $625 no smoking 352-422-2994 BEVERLYHILLS1/1, Fresh paint, $475 mo., 352-302-3987 BEVERLYHILLS2BR, 1BA, W/ FL. Rm. FIRST MO. FREE $675. mo. (352) 422-7794 BEVERLYHILLS3/1 $700/mo. 1/1 $525. mo. Nice houses352-302-4057 BEVERLYHILLS3/2/1 & 3/1/1 Homes 3/2/2, 328 S. Monroe 352-464-2514 CRYSTALRIVER2/1/1, Cent. loc. clean $700. 352-563-0166 CRYSTAL RIVERWaterfront Eaglepoint 3/2 $900.: 2/1 $496 212-2051, 220-2447 Homosassa3/2 $775. first, last, sec. pets ok, (352) 434-1235 INVERNESS3/2 $775 Monthly 306 Hunting Lodge Dr (352) 895-0744 INVERNESS4/2/1, handicap access. CHA, remodeled $750 mo 352-422-1916 INVERNESSBeautiful 2/1, gated comm. 55+pool, clbhs activities, 5405 S. Stoneridge. $650 + dep. (330) 806-9213