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NEWMAYOR TAKES GAVEL

Chief judge bites



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lawsuit 'not wise'


MARYMAGUIRE
News-Leader

He had fighting words, but he
tossed them out.
A seniorjudge is so angry with the
county clerk of courts over their recent
legal battle that he said he had to censor his comments Wednesday morning befor-e speaking publicly on.the
issue.for the first time.
@ ad worked on a long talk but I
n realized it's not as professional as it
should be so I threw it away," said'
Chief Judge. of the Fourth Circuit
Donald Moran:
The judge spoke at the Nassau
County Commission meeting, asserting that Clerk of Court John,,
SCrawford's case wasted $100,0('q fof
taxpayer money When he laurihed a
-- -legal battle against the judge'"overa SCommissioner Ed Boner, $4,755 court fee..
above, i sworn in as the "I know he'said he is a watchdog,
new mayor of but he should be wise in expenditures '
Fernandina Beach by ofthe moiey,.and that wasn't wise,"
City Clerk Pro-Ter Kim said the judge.
Briley at a re-organiza- Whilethe case ended in victory for. iMARY MAGUIR/NEWS-LEADER
tional meeting Tuesday the judge 'and defeat for the clerk, it ChiefJudge of the Fourth Circuit
at City Hall. New was Moranwho apologized for the dis- Donald Moran speaks to the
Coimmissi~nerJohnny pute.. county commission Wednesday.:
Miller is sworn in by "Iwantito apologize to the citizens
Briley left, prior to the of Nassau County," said Moran. This commission's regular cost thecounty a lot of money" Crawford did not attend
meeting. Miller won the Moran, 'who oversees all circuit Wednesday's meeting and he did not
seat in a runoff election court cases in Nassau, Duval and Clay respond to an interview request His Dec. 10. He replaces counties, said 'thiis was the first time in office said the clerk was dut of the
Arlene Filkoff, who did 20 years that his authority has been" office on a planned vacatio.'
l k o f ; h 2 0 y e r s 'Ia o f c o n p a n d a t -" .
not seek re-election. challenged Speaking to the board, Nassau
Boner succeeds now "It wasn't like we were taking a trip County Chief Judge Robert Foster also
Vice Mayor Sarah to Birtini or the Bahamas," said pointed out talt the appellate, court
Pelican, who replaces Moran,~choirng a statement made last dismissed the casewi thout,,riting a
S Charles Corbet ifI that Thonth by his attorney in the' .brief because the case was without r;.'before the First District t .i
,"' iPHOToS'BYANGELADAUGHTRY ,ppeal.iiTallahassee -" .' a I 6wSaSZ, ,W hid
ol.iida a M -Ti'6ey well spent!'- Foster. *.*"
Moran authorized paym pt .. He ended hisremarks with concilScourt mediator using county ioi 'i ation.
Crawford maintained that was illegal "I hope the clerk and I can put our
and that thebill-belonged to the state. differences aside,' said Foster. Sb he filed a legal challenge. Both judges had .high praise for
_U ..Moran acknowledged that dis- Nassau County Attorney David
7 .'. '' ..." agreements happen, but they hould- Hallman,who filed a brief in the case.
n'tend up in court. "He's difficult to "I have become increasingly deal with," said Moran. "He operates imnpressed with his: professionalism," behind my back." said Foster.
Before the situation took a nasty .. Commissioner" Walter "Jr."
turn earlier th iyearMoran said he .Boatright asked'Moran howto avoid '.inet with Crawford twiceabdut resolv- such matters in the 'future, and the
S ": .'. . ...ing cou i sues, including questions judge suggested sepaiatigthecerk's S" ANGELA DAU~HTRY trict.' eys, the chtrch madea request last about managing the caseload of a office fg chieffinacial offi cer, as
He mde ai s las aoffiice rom chief financial offi era News-Leader \ According to documents, church October to not replacethem because judge who died in office, Judge
officials removed four chimneys on of excessive costs. That request was" Granville "Doc" Burgess. .. JUDGE Continued on 3A
S'S. Michael Catholic Chuich l6st the St, Michael Academy building at denied by the HDC because of the itsappeal Tuesday to Wvaive replace- 228 N. Fourth St., in 2008, without historic nature of the building, and. ,
ineit'of chimneys on its school build- city permits because the chimneys" the church subsequently appealed
ing, with a potential constructionicost were deteriorated and in danger of thedenial
of $113,00. collapse.. :A.Sept ,17 letter from Miranda
Due to a previo determination The church received an "after the Architects to the .city Community ( -eL
by the storic 'District Council to fact: approval to remove'the chim-, Development Department notes the '
V ethle chimneysreplaced, citycam- neys from the HDC in January.2009,, initial estimate ,to replace the chimiisie reluctantly denied the with'the caveat that they must be neys was $34,0040,00.-Butdue to
's appeal at a qii asi-judicial replaced with 'historically accurate the diseoveryof extensive internal fo r 1gduring their' meeting facsimiles. l leaks that had damagedthe internal N
The church is located ht 'Afti severalextensions from the' MARY MAGUIRE Circuit, oversees all court cases in
(~ Brootf~e' i. Al' the historic dik- HDC for replacement of the chim- CHIMNEYS Continued on 3A News-Leader Nassau, Duval and Clay counties. The
'-"- ''.. .. board approved the agreement in a 5Chief Judge Donald Moran has cre- 0 vote. .,.,, .
-' ateda new b at the Nassau County 'Romano,63, said lietks'"handJudicial Annexwith a'$55,000 annual. in-hand" with ~assa Counity'. Chief mTu 1 b ra a salary fora longtime aidewho retired' Judge Rb rt Fostei andliefist sugC;t'11 U t .) .~ .. ..ra" I 'll C last year after 36 years on'the job. gested the paid posit ion to her
Conni Lewis Romano will start, Romano said she agreed b use
A work in January as the new court man- sh4as been volunteeringin the office
ANGElA DAUGHTRY ing one person's name on the building mer. owner. and employee of ager, handling accounting, budgeting since hqr refirdment ,
News-Leader' could have the "unintended conse- McDonald's restaurants, said he had and overseeing contracts and pur- "First itwas tdo dayspaweek, then
S, quence" of making it difficult to raise 'one experience with :naming rights' chases. it was four and 'now Ijhstabout never
"' aiming. rigI" for' the funds in the future. in a, library prevTously,. when "It's basically what I do now," said go home,; said Romano. "The judge
ie1nandina branch of the Nassau "I hope the idea of selling the nam- McDonald's donated $20,000 and gave Romano on Wednesday. "I'm thrilled." and I discussed it, and I'm happy to be gjnty Libraries came up briefly at ing rights for halfa million for a library the name of Ronald McDonald House Romano will work as an independ- coming back, but I would-also'say I !eiylcionmeeting Tuesday. 'that belongs to us all is something to a children's library. ent contractor, under an agreement never really left."
Resident Lynn Williams, referring that should not make us very happy," "Any name of the building would between Moran and the Nassau According to the agreementthe t) a Dec. 13.article in the News-Leader Williais said. have to come before commissioners County Commission, which will pay court manager will receive an annual
jarding the Friends of the Library Vice Mayor Sarah Pelican said she for approval," Gerrity said. her salary. "fee" of $55,000 tobe Paiinm6nthly
ffering naming rights for $500,000, ould like to see a donor agreement, AttorneyTeresa Prince, who is fill- The board signed off on the agree- installments of $4,585. idit seemed like "an unfair thing." and asked if naming rights would go ing in for City Attorney Tammi Bach ment with Moran at. Wednesday's .Romano said that s al~ s "much "Eor riends of the Library to be into perpetuity while she is'on leave, also noted any board meeting, less" than what she made as senior$lowed toiname the library, there's "We need to know if it will be for naming rights'for the library would Under state statute, the chiefjudge deputy court administrator at her homethiniga little tacky about it," the life of the building," Pelican said. have to be put on the agenda for com- has authority to create positions at the Williams said He also noted tlfat hav- City Manager Joe Gerrity, a for- mission approval court. Moran, who heads the Fourth COURTContinued'on BA


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OBITUARIES State official WEEKLY
John Rathbun Chassell dating. UPDATE
Mr. Higginbotham will be laid to rest in t
John "Jack" Rathbun Chassell of Orlando, Hughes Cemetery, Yulee, FL vbaesdosed
Florida passed away on September 7th, just 16 His family will receive friends today, Friday,t
days shy of his 91st birthday. Dec. 20, from 5.)0-7-00 pm at the funeral home. The Nassau County
Jack was born on September 23, 1922 in Please share his life story at www.oxley- Florida Secretary of Elder public and pri- library System will be closed
Belle Fourche, South Dakota to May and Dr. heard.com. Affairs Charles T Corley will vate sectors Tuesday, Dec. 24, Wednesday,
John L Chassell. Jack graduated from Belle Oxley-HeardFuneralDirecors visit the Council on Aging's as both a Dec. 25, and Wednesday, Jan.
Fourche High School in 1940 and attended The Fernandina Beach Senior direct service 1 in observance of the holiday.;
University of Colorado where he joined the Willard F klin N ssler Center. today at 11 am. provider and
ROTC. WWII interrupted his college experi- Janice Ancrum, executive administrator. G M coir
ence and he proudly served his country as a Mr. Willard Franklin "Frank" Nessler, 81, director of the local COA, Prior to his Gary W. Belson Associates
lieutenant in the United States Navy In 1947, went home to be with his Lord & Savior Jesus stressed the importance of work direct- Inc. will hold a concealed
Jack graduated from CU with a Mechanical Christ on Sunday, December 15,2013. Corley's visit to COA's Senior Corley ing the weapon license course at 4:15
Engineeringdegree specializing in steam and He was born on April 17, 1932 in St. Center. "In an age where Department p.m. Dec. 26,2p.m. Dec. 29,
power. Augustine, Florida, has resided in the Callahan 'doing more with less' is the of Elder 4:30 p.m. Jan. 2 and 2 p.m. Jan-.
Jack moved his family from Ohio to area for many years and was an active member newnormal, we are delighted Affairs, he served the agency 5. A basic with defensive tacFernandina Beach in the late '60's and worked of North Jacksonville Baptist Church. He served that Secretary Corley will visit as a division director and tics course will be held at 7:45: for both Container Corporation and Rayonier. He inKorea as a CPL in the U.S. Army. with our seniors and person- bureau chief From 1985-2000, a.m. Dec. 28 and Jan. 4 and 18."
enjoyed gardening, building anything, golf and Mr. Nessler was preceded in death by his par- ally assure them that they he served at the Agency for For details contact Belson at 2 spending time with his family. He was the most ents, Frank & Elsie Nessler, and his brother, remain a priority," she said. Health Care Administration 491-8358,:(904)476-2037 or appreciative dinner guest, as he was never Clyde Nessler. The.secretary serves as an and its predecessor agency. gbelson@bellsouth.net. Visit
served a meal he did not like. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Betty advocate regarding issues and The Council-on Aging is a www.TheBelsonGroup.com.
His wife, Ellen Jensen Chassell, with whom H. Nessler; four children: Vicki (Roland) programs that affect the nonprofit agency'that delivers
he just celebrated their 55th wedding anniver- Johnson,. Ronnie (Elizabeth) Nessler, Johnny department and the elders it critical services to Nassau -I tSeeSe sary on August 15th, survives him. He'is also (Barbara) Nessler and Julie (John) Waldron; serves. The COA receives County seniors in five cate- NowThat You Are a survived by his daughters Laura (Robert) six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and both funding and oversight gories including Meals on Caregiver, a special four-part Harding and Andrea Chassell; his son John one brother George Nessler. from the Department of Elder Wheels, COA transportation, seminar series hosted by the
(Shelby) Chassell; granddaughfiters, Caroline A celebration of life service was held at 11:00 Affairs. in-home care and adult day Nassau County Council on
arid Kristen Harding and- Emileigh Chassell; AM on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at North Appointed by GOv. Rick health care, while operating Aging, will be held dn Jan. 7, and many nieces and nephews. Jacksonville Baptist Church with Dr. Herb Scott in 2011, Corley's career two senior recreation centers. 14, 21'and 28 from 6:30-7:30
Reavis, Jr., officiating. Burial followed at in the health and human serv- It is funded by donations from p.m. amJacksonville National Cemetery with Military ices field spans more than 30 private individuals and gov- The seminars are for curRobert Edgar Hignbotham,
Rah gHonors. years. He has served in the ernment grants. rent and future caregivers to "I
MrRi EdaIngnoh'iah~poiethmwt~kls
Roli Edga iggiib m, age 80, of In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made help provide them with skills '
Yulee, paised away on Monday evening, in his memory to North Jacksonville Baptist to care for their loved ones,,
Decembi 16i 201-. .Church Building Fund. ." "presented by Dr. Willie
B'n~~ohineh a,he. rily ,on of Peeles--i fiF aO "I
.Br ae was th oily son of PeeplesFamilyFuneral Homes.Iacksonvide Brunetil D.Ed.Min of Amelia I
slate, Roiert ilson and Baptist Church. For registta,'
gin h Bei raised intion and details contact Delbra, e Gar n DalC rWayneea on North e Dombkowski, LPN, of the
Jaksoni, he w agraduate Dallas Wayne Tomes, age 56, passed away Council on Aging at 261-0701,
fdrJacksonHihSchool, without warning due to medical complications ex.
"Clssof 9,1. hie ateding on December 14t,201. ib shl
ApdrewiJackson, he cpati He was born onJune 8,1957 in Jacksonville, ia t hel
In 'w program that Florida. Dallas was considered The National Diabetes
1 ahald of working" outgoing, adventurous, a good Educ ti n Program has "
d eparedyoung storyteller, and generous of spir- DEBORAH BIGGS -*'*- resources to help peopleworki
s elf sufficiency and being it. He was a complicated man For theNews Leader together to improvetheir,
ro thy teppedout into the with nany sides to him, but he Ifyour pet manages health to prevent diabetes and
high le- ii always had a desire to bea good As the holiday season is itscomplicationsDOHschoolhwork aanEtcian person. Recently hevolunteered here, you are undoubtedly tO gethis pawS O Nassau County is.offering the
Le pawri-eou'e sonae.
wiE.E a Er ng. He later and donated much of his work making lists and checking snowo-globe, be care- followiD resources tothe
moved to Oceanway andjoined U.S. Gypsum in time to church and other charity organizations., them twice. For petowners community:
the ~illeyrad Secti of Jacksonville where Dallas loved nature, technology, and being everywhere, thisusully u y Diabeteclasses- St
he was Electrical Superintendent.in 1969, he, with friends. He was intheAir Force as a young means thinking about what Show-globes contain intent's Mobile Health
moved hisfamilytoYuleearind 'wasoneofthefirst man (attaining the rank of staff sergeant)nd the holidays have in store for Outreach Ministry and
six employees hired by Anheuser Busch on hewent on to work as a certified financial plan- our favorite, four-legged O fr anieez. ar FDOU-Nassau are ptnering
Dunn Avenue to complete the construction and ner, with accounting services, and most recent friends So here's a list of to hosta three-part series on
startup of the Brew House. Mr. Higginbotham ly, as a cdmputer set-up and repair technician,. things to remember this sea- ,"*" Diabetes Self-Management
remained with Anheuser Busch as an Electrician He was preceded in death by his father, son, a you try to keep you If your ,pet manages to get (topics include: overviewof Until retiring in 1994. At the time of his retire- W illiam Lee Tomes, Sr., of Lynchburg, VA; his and y our pet's holiday as his pawson a snow-globe, be diabetes', healthy eating, adi ment, he ~nd his wife moved to someproperty brother, MichaelBohanInon of Orlando, FL; and. stress-free and fun as possi- crefu! Many imported monitoring follow-ip)im24 'that they had bought on Dunns .Creek in hisnephew, Caley Tomes of Fernandina Beach, ble. snow-globes contain p.m. at theYulee
Satsuma, FL He and his wife remained in the FL. Christmas is a anti pfreezem.whicDeatent 8 6 fs
Palatka area until returning' to Yulee in He is survived by three children, Dallas great time to sit can be lethalif your Dairy Road,on
December of 2012. 'Tomes, Jr., Shan Tomes, and Nikki Tomes. He together as a family pet licks it up. The Jan. 8, Feb 12 and March
Jr.,n~o Shan :: e~yfe nite Jan. 8, Fb.s 2 a
The Higginbothams had atterided San Mateo also is survived by his mother, Barbara and enjoy some qual- vey few United 13. Classes are free. Physician
Baptist Church,Oceanway Baptist Church, Bohannon of Fernandina Beach, FL; two broth- ity time, and of SStates manufactur- referral form is required and,
Ciro f (kg a4nd Fir' esoiewto as bes a n t s
YuleeBapt Chuc n p P esbtian ems Billy Tomes (Donnag).ot FernniaBah ore riw"lsat ~~~r
?Ch urch oflfka FI2~n-AZd kTom-e9of! "at dHi goos.M~~ti~ -1e*h4~n
He was a former member oftheYuleeLiofl s til, PiiBohaniibh fFrhndihhBeacli. though ybt eise ~sliet (950o
Club, where he held many positions of leader- FL; his nephews, Justin Tomes, (Bailey) of 'mayjoin you in the dining a high-grade liquid that does Ashley.Sobolewski@flhealthg' ships and was th former Sexton of Huqhes Knoxville,TN, Chris Tomnes'(Kelsey) of Folsom, room, human food is off lim- not freeze until as coldas45 o. Class size is Iimited.'CemeteryAssociation. CA, and Loren Krokowski (Jilf) of Knoxville, its. The bones might look degrees below, is clear and Diabetes Conveitationa'
Early in his' life, he enjoyed time away for TN; hisgranddaughter, Quinn Tomes;andmany appetizing, but poultry bones non-toxic. Maps lending libraiyateri
work in tie woods hunting and in later years, he grand-nieces and grand-nephews, as well as can splinter in poor Bruho's When lighting the meno- als that are available forcomand his wife spent enjoyable hours fishing many friends from around the country. throat, choking or blocking rah, Advent wreaths or deco- munity members to borrow
together. "-Dallas Will always be remembered as a man his airway or intestines., rative candles, keep your pet and teach their own diabetes.'
Precedinig him in death are his parents and with a 'big heart. A memorial service will be Ifyouthink some holiday in another room to avoid classes.
two sisters, Bernice Dilland Emily Toth.. announced at, a later date. In lieu of flowers, ham'and gravy is agood treat intrigue with the flame or Take Charge of Your,
MrHigginbotham leaves behind, his'wife of donationsin Dallas's honor can be made to the for pet, you could be sending place the candles out of Diabetes fans while supplies~ 60 years, Cora Lee DyalHigginbotham, Yulee, Salvation Army Hope House in Fernandina him the wrong message. "reach. Never leave a lit can- last, they are available for free.a
FL, 'three sons, Michael Ray "Mike" Beach, FL, which held a special plhce in his Ham is very highinifat and dleunattended distribution to community "
Higginbotham (Lois) Yulee FL, Randy Edgar heart. will cause severe gastroin- 'They may be outside pets groups.
Higginbotham (Linda), tatesboro, GA, Robert Eternity FunerplHome and Cremations -Nassau testinaldistress if eaten in most of the year, bu keep in Contact the FDOH-NassauTimothy "Tim" Higginbothim (Lynne), even small amounts. Being mind'the change in tempera- County Community Health :
Fernandina Beach, FL, three sisters, Lavetta r fed by your family and ture (as we have seen Education Program at (904)
Tatum (Maurice deceased), Tituiville, FL, IDEAITH NOTICES friends can also reward your already) and how it can affect 548-1853 for more information,"
frieds'g so h cead your ey. Pase howi Mrff
Jean Cooper (Herbert), Middleburg, FL, Marie dog's begging, which can your pets. Please bring your or to pre-register for the dia- ;
Brantley-(Fraak), Statesboro, GA, three grand- Robbie Edmonds Jones, 53, Woodbine, 'develop into an aggravating dogs and cats inside when betes management classes. children, Randall Eric Higginbotharnm (Katie), Ga., formerly of Callahan, died on Tuesday, habit. the weather gets cold. You B,
Robert Kevin figginbotham (Angela), Stephen Dec. 17, 2013. A memorial service will be held. When the holiday lights wouldnt be comfortable fn
drew Higginbotham (Lois),six great-grand- at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec.23 in the Stephens go up, the extension cords sleeping outside in the cold The Fernandina Beach children, Caitli, Hayden, Ethan, Kate, Lauren, Chapel at Green Pine Funeral Home. come out. Often times neither would your pett Rotary Club announces the
Shane A ewand numerous nieces and i wfw~ice
Shane Askew ad numerous ieces and GreenPineFuneralHome Mittens will want to chew on Although'thisis the sea- return of the Harlem
nephews.:. Gloria LRicho Wallace, 84, Yulee, died on them. For cats that like to son of giving, please think Ambassadors basketball team ;;
Funeral. services will be at 11:00 am on Monday, Dec 16, 2013. Funeral services will play and chewyanelectrical twice before you give a dog on Feb. 28 at 7p.m. when they-. Saturday, December 21, 2013 in the Burgess be held on Monday, Dec. 23 at noon at First cords seem like fair game. or cat as a gift to someone take on the Nassau Nets in a Chapel of Oxley-Heard with Pastor John Miles Baptist Church ofYulee. Eternity Don't let little Mittens get else. With the holidays family friendly evening of bas-
of the First Church of God of Florahome, FL, offi- Funeral Homes & Cremations Nassau burned electricabsafety it already being so hectic, your ketball showmanship in the , "'- as important for your pet as new furry friend might have Fernandina Beach High -;
well as your family, so take trouble adjusting to hisnew School gymnasium.
the time to tape down cords. home. Instead, try giving the The Nassau Nets team will.
Holly, mistletoe and poin- gift of pet supplies and a include local teachers, coachrio SU T C 0 1 OU settias may add to the voucher or gift certificate es, first responders, pastors ;>
nyuu. ."ty.. .! ."., Christmas spiritof your from one of our local shel- and other community leaders.:
honie but niany of these holi- ters,so that you can go with Enjoy music, iinteractive
Community Hospice~ of '. An 'open-ended support Aging 1367South 18th St., dayllaits caii:be mildly to your loved one and choose a games for children, prizes,
Northeast Florida'offers an group format allows new par- Fernandina Beach. severely toxic to pets. You'll pet at a more peaceful time. snacks, beverages and more.
open-ended grief spppoirt ticipants to join the group at Community Hospice sup- wantto keepfyour animals Remember, you're not the Sponsors are welcome.
group for adults who have' any time, so that new'grievers port groups create a safe and 'away from these common only one who might stress Contact Sean McGill at 556experienced the death of a have access to the group as a comfortable environment holiday plants, as well as pine outthis season.Keep a place -4225 or seanpmegill@hotloved one. support resource. The support where you can bond with oth- needles, which can puncture for Mittens and Brno to "maitcom or visit www.fernangroup is led by a licensed and ers who have experienced a their stomachs. If your pet hang out, away from the dinabeachrotaryclub.org. trained Community Hospice .similaloss. . appearslillonsult your-vet- hustle and bustle of the'
-~-'. bereavement professional. 'For information or to learn erinarian immediately holidays. The increase in Ufm ~ O
The group meets every sec- whether a Community Hospice Make sure you secure guests and holiday activities .. The all-volunteer Yulee
"=" ond and fourth Thursday of support group might be right your Christmas tree so it might upset your pet's daily Interfaith Dinner Network
I'- Ithe month from 1-2:30 p.m. at for you, call Joanne Bernard, doesn't fall over when your habits, so make sure to give needs the community's help to
"'," -"'',, the Nassau County Council on LCSW, at (904) 407-6811. curious puppy or kitten is them a quiet place to rest and continue to provide hot,
exploring the house's new relax. healthy meals to adults and
holiday decorations. Have a safe, happy and children experiencing hunger
S 511Ash street, Fernandina Beach.FL 32034 Christmas tree water can also humane holiday season! in our community Just $25
(904) 261-3696 Fax 261-3698 upset your pet's stomach, so Deborah Biggs is the for- provides enough meat to
N W SWebsite for email addresses' (bnewsicader.com make sure to give your pets mer director of Nassau County serve a hot meal to 50 people.
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a JUDGE would require the clerk to pay dents who believe Crawford
a s JUDGE the money he spent on legal acted recklessly. "I've had some
Continued from lA fees back to Nassau County. suggest that he resign," said
more urban counties such as "I'm not aware of one," said Leeper.
tDuval and Clay have done. Moran. Leeper also wanted to know
A "The system you have now Board Chair Danny Leeper if Crawford ignored legal advice
Works well if everyone acts with said he wanted to personally to back off on the lawsuit, and
trustt" said Foster, calling ask Crawford for the money. if he considered how much
Nassau County's current "He chose to hire an interna- money launching the case SIAN PERRY --. approach antiquated. tional law firm that cost tax- would costtaxpayers.
News-Leader c "You don't have the checks payers over $100,000," said "You can tell I'm a little
Stateli : g1 r Je -and balances." rLeeper.'I request that he reim- upset," said Leeper.
School grades were School 2013. . ..... .... 2012 Commissioner Barry burse citizens." "That's why I ripped up
released by the state 8tyceville Elementary ........ ... .. . A Holloway asked the judge if Leeper said he has been my original speech," said
Department of Education on Callahan Intermediate ......... ..A........ A there are any statutes that stopped in the street by resi- Moran.
Wednesday and according to .Callahan Middle ............. B ..... ..its data, Nassau County has Emma Love Hardee .............. B .............. A
dropped from an Adistrictto a A
B for the first time since 2004. Femandina High.... .... .... B ... . OU and ends Sept 30,2014, which Judicial Circuit in the Duval
While state officials are Feandina Middle ............... A ........A is the end of the county's fiscal County Courthouse, but often
touting a record number of Hiard Elementary ... A ..... A Continuedfrom .lA year. traveled for work between
Florida high schools and com- Hilliad MiddleSenior High ...... B ......... B retirement Romano started working in courthouses in Jacksonville and.
bination schools eaning A's West NassaU County High .......... A' The job does not come with the judge's office in the 1970s Nassau County.
this year, Nassau County saw YuleeEleme B. A benefits, but Romano said she as a secretary, working her way "Over the last seven or eight
half of its A schools slip one Y ee H A A doesn't need them. She up to senior deputy court years, I've been based only in
grade to a B, including Yuee Middle C I receives benefits, including administrator. Nassau County," said Romano.
Fernandina Beach High. ',- / ' health insurance, as part of her She lives in Jacksonville "I havethe greatest respectfor
According to the Department .retirement package. Beach and spent most of her Judge Foster and I love the peoof Education, just five of the ..- The contract starts Jan. 1 career working for the Fourth ple of Nassau County."
district's schools earned A's in
2013 compared to 10 in 2012. Statewide. 48 percent ofschools made
Statewide, 240 schools- or L-L 1
48 percent made hg- the high- the igest grade, but half ofNassau that in order to vote against .The St. Joseph Academy
est grade, according to the Count'sA schools fell to a B, including the denial of appeal, they and Convent school was erect,
department Since 2010-11, the n' ContinuedfromlA .would have to find some some- ed between early 1881.and
number of "A" high schools Femrnandina Beach High. chimney shaft, a new estimate thing in the record that November 1882. In 1961, the
and combination schools has for replacement came in at proves the overturning of the Order of St. Joseph's sold the
jumped by 92 schools $97,000-113,000. appeal. school to St. Michael Cathoic
statewide, an increase of 17 and 12th grade students; per- teachers, parents and school "Based on the unanticipat- "You would have to find a Church, but it ended as an acapercentage points, the depart- formance in those accelerat- leaders for their outstanding ed increase in construction cost reason for why the HDC is demic institution in 197t1 TAfe ment said, ed courses; and college readi-' commitment to continuing aca- and knowing that the St. wrong," Prince said. She also academy reopened as St.
The results are prelimi- ness. A school can earn demic success," said Stewart. Michael Academy building noted that if commissioners MichaelAcademy in 1998.
nary, pending an appeal win- "bonus points" in each area if "Today's- results show that will be requiring signifi- voted to deny the appeal, the adaughay fbnewsleadercom dow that'ends Jan'. 22. performance improved, more students are ready for, cant expenditures ... the St. church could go back to. the
In Nassau, Yulee High and ,Conversely, schools can lose college or a career thanever. I Michael Catholic Church is HDC with new evidence to supWest Nassau County High points ifperformance declined, amproud thework ouiedu" requesting that the HDC iort its case for not replacing Haaeasafandhapy
both earned A grades, the The A gradesearndistricts cators:are.doingeverydd .in waive their requirement for the chimneys.
same as last year. Hilliard more than bragging rights the classroomto prepare then replacement of these chim-. "The applicantfinallygot to_Middle Senior High earned a under \he Florida School for success.", neys," architect Jose Miranda the point to not replace the
B, unchanged from last year. Recognition Program, schools Florida hais raised expect wrote chimneys because of thecost,"
Other A schools in the dis- that receive an A, or improve at tions for shooi-grade fiye Miranda also noted, "the Prince said, "and asked for the trict include Fernandina Beach least one. performance grade times in the pjst:10 years arid entire third floor (mansard roof requirement to replace the Middle, Callahan Intermediate from the previousyear, are eli- the results show that after an area) cupola, roofline and chimneys to be removed. The and Hilliard Elementary. gible to earn an additional$70 initial drop, grades improved chimneys were part of a applicalitcan applyagaintothe Emma Love, Yulee and per student consistently in the years that reconstruction completed in HDC if you deny (the appeal).
Bryceville elementary schools Officials were quick to tout followed, according to the 1998." The request to not replace the
all earned B's, compared to the record number of A's Department of Education., As Tom Hable, business man- chimneys ... is not in complistraight Agrades last year, and statewide on Wednesday, Florida moves toward imple- ager for St. Michael, said at the ance with the Secretary of Yulee Middle received a C,' including Gov. Rick Scott and menting the Common Core hearingthatthe chimneyswere Interior Standards for down from a B in 2012. Commissioner of Education State Standards in 2014-15, the dismantled in 2008 because the Rehabilitation "
Under rules that went into PamStewart ,. progress se n over t:.he next mortar was crumbling and "We heard that there might,.
effect in 2010, the grades are ", "With more high schools< fewyears will smooi thetrain- bricks were falling, but that be new information (topresent calculated using a 1,600-point earning A's, it is clearthat our sition to the morechaillengig "they have been safe" since to the HDC)," Commissioner scale, with FCATscoresworths teachers are succeeding in standards, itsaid. they were removed. Charles Corbett said. "(The
.800 points arid the rest based providing Florida students For more information on "Ifwe get into the lead abate- church) mayhavealesser cost on such factors as the per- with a qualityeducation,"Scott individual schools, visit school- meat, the costwill rise," Hable to do these chimneys." Aimee Lee centage of students giaduat- said in a press release. "Agre~t grades.fldoe.org. Parent .re- said. "We're also in the process want the chimneys ing with a standard diploma education is the cornerstone of sources and FAQs are avail- of diverting money to address replaced, so I believe I want to rdI rd within four years of entering. Florida's future and that's able at www.floridapathto parking'" 'Hable also said the deny this," Corbett said. "If(the ninth grade; the "at-risk" grad-' whywe fought to provide $480 success.org and parents.fldoe. church was reluctant to spend church) wants tocome back uation rate; participation 'in million for teacher pay raises." org/home. money ,to replace "make- and replace them in a different
accelerated courses by 11th "Thank you to' Florida's spery@fbnewsleadercom believe chimneys that were not way (it) can do that"A
functional" and: badly con- Co mmissionersvotedunan- gg
structed. imously to deny the appeal by
Attorney Teresa Prince, who St. Michael Catholic Chuirch: h--" '* .. ]." ,,, [is ,r placing Ciy Attorney The church opened new .
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The Naksau County Sher- by your bank that thcheck no place to stay-Solution? Take iffs Office has warned 'about was a phony, and you're now every posilestep to ensure the "Scams of Christmas." out your money and your you're dealing 'with the true''
1. Fale holiday help. goods. The American Bankers owner of the property, and Getting a seasonaljob can be a Association has some tips to always pay by credit Card, not great idea. In fact, it is one of avoid being a victims but in wire transferr'":'
the best-ways to make more short,. avoid cashier's checks -6. Non-deliver.y of mermoney. But there are people in situations like this and never chandise bought online. out there preying on thbse who return any difference in cash. Whether it's an online store, need work. Common scams 4 Counterfeit merchandise. eBay or Craigslist, this scam is
include all manner of work- In New York and other major- avoided by knowing who the /
friom-home jobs. If the so-called cities, it is common to see street seller is: Be suspicious of deals N ALSo ,.,
employer asks for money vendors selling watches and that seem too goodtobe true. '- F UL L" A
upfront or your Social Security purses that appearto be high- L ...." ': S AU -S
number, you might be on the end, name-brand goods. The V AN
verge of becoming a victim modernversionofthesescams MELIA ISLAN N.
rather than an employee. is to- sell the merchandise SEUM y
2. Fakecharities.Don'tgive online where; the buyer has H Hair Studio S Massageomoney to any charity even even lessopporttunitytoinspect. Make
sparechange -withoutcheck- it. Beware of items that are Nails Make Up
ing them out lrst. And that's priced well below their cornsomethingyoucan'tdoifsome- petitors, and be sure to buy Facials Aveda Products:
one is on your porch, at an from an 'uthorized retailer.
intersection, or on the sidewalk 5. Fake vacation rentals. asking for money. This growing scam involves
3.. Fake-check scams. if people who advertise a prop- A '
someone is giving you money, erty they don't own. Sometimes
how can you be scammed? In the scammer goes to the effort Cer at
these instances, buyers want of hijacking the real owner's PERFECT GI A V E
whatyou're selling on sites like email, as in this case recently XCIvsive Baily House A
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Seafood more servedyour way Emerging trend

HEATH ER A PERRY shrimp in the style of your .
News-Leader choice. Everything is worth w watching
cooked to order here."
For 22 years, Abraham Key lime pie is a featured
Hassan worked his way up dessert and for those who Car buying is an inevitable comply with.
from busboy to server to aren't seafood fans, Hassan need every few years in the Most dealers
cook and for the last 12 says his steaks are quite typical multi-vehicle house- "are uncomyears owner of a successful popular. He also offers pasta, hold. It may be mom's turn, fortable with
restaurant on North Main in salads and burgers. dad's turn or the new driver's the concept
Jacksonville. "Just because we are a turn, but it comes around of having
After building up a steady seafood restaurant doesn't often. Considering four out of multiple
clientele there, Hassan mean we can't satisfy the five cars will be financed salespeople
thought it was time to land lovers too!" somewhere, the process of administer
branch out and recently .The owner takes pride in identifying your lender is crti- 'S this process.
opened Juniors Seafood serving fabulous food fast cal. KEF S I am not sure
Restaurant and Grill in the and at a fair price. The data shows that CORNER if this idea
Verizon shopping center at "Fast because our count- dealerships finance 70 per- has legs, but
the intersection of er ordering and pager sys- cent of their buyers through I will be a
Blackrock Road and AIA. tens help'eliminate a lot of the factory finance source, RickKeffer keen observ"I decided-to open in the time lost in a convention- a bank or even direct through er.
Yulee because love Nassau al restaurant setup. a credit union. Factory rates Favorable employment
County and thepeople who Customers still.get amazing canbe a 0 percent special, trends are emerging in our. reside here. Lhkd a lot of serviceand a great dining and banks and credit unions, industry. Our turnover rate is requests at our Jacksonville atmosphere. You order at anxious for business through down to 35 percent, versus a location to bring our deli- the front counter. We have dealers, offer great terms. general employment turnover cious food to the residents in ouri menu displayed on flat Dealers also specialize in of a whopping 41 percent. this rapidly growing area. So screens to help the ordering the 50 percent of buyers who Our sales teams still suffer
when the perfect spot came pi-ocess. Once you have do not have spotless credit. with 62 percent turnover,
up we jumped at the chance ordered youare given a Most buyers enjoy the con- making service, parts and
to be a part of this great pager. Whenlyour orderis venience of one-stop shop- office staff much more stable.,
community." ready the pager goes off and ping. Forty-one percent of 2012
Hassan's two chefs each you pick your order up at Recognizing that you are. hires were Gen Y, up from 34
V have 15 years' experiencein the counter." likely to finance at the dealer- percent the year prior a
the food service industry. Customers may find it a ship, it is a rich topic for dis- huge increase. Women are up "The three of us bring a bit different at first bufit cussion. The trend mentioned to 19 percent of the dealerlot-of experience but mostly cuts down on waiting time in the title is thesalespeople ship team, and rising. They a toin of love to the' busi- and once they getused to it handling the finance arrange- are salespeople and service ness," saidHassan, who iters seem to enjo it, said i merits insteadof an in-house and parts associates, not just
sometimes jumps in to do a Hassan banker (F&I manager). in the accounting office.
bit of cooking himself. "The time from ordering Doing business is about a These trends are very
"It's what I love and I do to eating is alot faster. You comfort level arid trust with encouraging and modern HEATHERA. PERRY/NEWS-LEADER it all here. I don't ask my still get t6 enjoy a great sit- people. The salespeople who dealers are more in tune to Owner Abraham Hassan shows off his top selling shrimp employees to.do anything I down restaurant but without make it our industry are able employee satisfaction than in plaster at Juniors Seafood Restaurant and Grill in Yulee. wouldn't to myself." ahuge wait Simple. -. to instill confidence in the decades past. Some of the
"". Diners may choose to Convenient No waitresses prospect to go forward with best jobs in any community
S have their entree fried, mbut our managers, cashiers the purchase. Sixty percent of are at auto dealers, and it is grilled, broiled or black- and busers will take amazing people Oho leave without buy- nice to see a younger, more ened. careof you and your entire ing weren't comfortable with diverse groupof people join"It really is food prepared .table." .the salesperson. ing.us.
Happy Holildays just how you like it The pleasanthautical. The question becomes, Christmas is upon us and I
'The menu is diverse and ddcor features paintings by 'Woduld buyers rather allow hope you are ready.
Advanced Disposal Services Stateline includes seafood gumbo, local-artist GaryJohns. the salespeople handle impor- Remember, the biggest gift tp.
homemade crab cakes an.d Juiors Seafood is locat-. tantloan arrangements, and friends and family is yourself. OSED ed at 464073 SR 200. not have another person (F&I From m family to yours best
Busin~ hours are Monday- manager) to deal with?" Some wishes for asafe and merry
Christmas and New Years Day Thursday from 10:30 am.-9 dealers are finding this to be celebration. A special thanks
s.p.m., Friday 10:30 am.-10 the case. I know of a Toyota .to those at hospitals, fire stayour da on p.m., Saturday 11 am.-10 dealer in western North tions, police departments and
If your trash service day falls on p.m., and 11. am-10 p.m. Carolina that has done this military bases. We appreciate
s p or after, these holidays Sunday. Phone 310-6922 or for at least five years. The your service. Have a good
orafertes holiday Ivisit theirwebsite at salesperson works the deal week.
please push your service day back one day. www.juniorsseafoodand- from meet and greet to deliv- Rick Keffer owns and operIryhwithpraisal Rc efr
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Concealed weapons


permits might be


available locally
News-Leader c a n t s
increase, citLocal tax collector's offices izens of
would be granted the ability Nassau
to accept applications for con- presently
cealed weapons permits if the have two
Florida Legislature agrees options to
next year. complete the
That would enable Nassau Drew application:
County residents to obtain per- 1., Compile
mits locally rather than mailing all the docuthem to Tallahassee or driv- ments, photos, fingerprints,
ing to the nearest office on etc., and mail the application
Baymeadows Road in materials to the Florida
Jacksonville. Department of Agriculture and
"This will provide greater Consumer Services, or 2., Go
efficiencies, convenience and to Baymeadows (more than a
continued security," Nassau 100-mile roundtrip drive from
County Tax Collector John Fernandina) and the'appointDrew said. Drew said he has ment only' procedure I am told
been advocating for this. is a month until the next avail- change for the past five years. able appointment," Drew
Legislation, filed this week wrote in an email...
by Sen. Wilton Simpson, R- There would be $22 conTribly, and Rep. James Grant, venience fee associated with KATHIECOLGROVE/COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS
R-Tampa, would allow the the cost to provide walk-in US 301 is closed in Bryceville on Wednesday afternoon as state troopers investigate an accident involving eight vehiDepartment of Agriculture serviceat taxcollectoroffices. dcles and resulting in one death. A log truck driver apparently failed to brake in time behind a line ofvehicles that and Consumer Services, "This billis not aboutguns, were stopped by a flagger for a road construction project.
which currently is responsi-. but is about government effible for concealed weapons per- ciency where shared
mits, to use tax collector resources result in greater
offices in thelinitial application economies of scale and tax'phase. ,payer savings," Drew wrote. s ,n
The oversight of this "This billwillnot increase the
process would be similar to demand for applications, bit KATHIECOLGROVE vehbicleswere halted by a flag- into the cab after it was hitby Leeper said law enforce
the manner in which state driv- will decrease the amount of Community Newspapers ger for the construction proj- the loaded log'truck, police ment officials planned to open er license services are regu- time and resources it takes a tec. said. the southbound lanes as soon
lated by the Department 6f citizen to complete this lawful- A truck driver died in a AU.S. Post Office employee Sheriff's deputies, highway as possible Highway Safety and Motor and existing government serv- multvehicle crash Wednesday was also injured, along with patrol investigators and Nassau Alternative plans were made Services, Drew said. Local col-. ice." morning in Bryceville tha three others.who were trans- County Fire Rescue edmergenkiy for Brycevill Elementary
lector offices have been More than 1 million involved eightvehicls and Ie ported for medical treatment. responders were on scene. School students awaiting col
authorized to accept driver Floridians are legally allowed another truck driver citically NassauCounty Sheriff Bill Logs spilled onto the road, lection after school. license applications. tp concealweapons on their injured. Leeper said theflaggerworking blocking traffic lanes. US 301 is being widened
"As the demand for con- person. About 90,000 state res- The Florida Highway Patrol, the construction zone along US DepUties rerouted traffic to from south of Callahan td, cealed weapons permit idents obtain concealed is investigating the crash that, 301 North had stopped traffic CR 119 and elsewhere as FHP Baldwin, in Duval Couityj renewals and first time appli- weapons permit each year. occurred on US 301 North near when a log truck driver head- investigated. Completion is projected in 2015.
Ford Road where the highway' ing north on US 301 fled to
is being widened. stop in time. Th -trck hitthe
Four tractor-railersandfoup rear of astopped vehicle, caus- T
vehicles were involved in the lg a chain reaction. Th
collision ',that apparently The driver who died was at T P O elects officers oCurredwhen a .log trck the re ar of the line of veiCes.
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at 6:00iM in the City Commission Chambers, 204 Ash Street Fernandina Beach, Florida to con- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing is scheded for ITuesday., January 7, 2014.,at 6:00 PM sider. the following application in the City Comnission Chambers, 204 Ash Street Femandina" Beach, Florida to consider the followingappliORDINANCE 2013-38 cation:
; / : ..... .:ORDINANCE 2013-.41 " "
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF- THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH, ORDINANCE 2013-41
FLORIDA, ANNEXING ONE (1) PARCEL TOTALING4.47 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSIONOF THE CITY OFFERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA,
HIRTH ROAD AT THE AMELIA ISLAND PARKWAY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERAB LITY; ANNEXING ONE (1) PARCEL TOTALING 6.53 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON HIRTH ROAD AT THE
AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE..'. AMELIA ISLAND PARKWAY PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
.O.INANCE 2013-39 ORDINACE201342
ORDINANCE 2013-42
-AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH,
FLORIDA, CHANGING THE NASSAU COUNTY FUTURE LAND USE MAP TO ASSIGN A AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA 1tEACI, FLORIDA,
CITY FUTURE LAND' USE MAP CATEGORY OF MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL CHANGING THE NASSAU COUNTY FUTURELAND USE MAP TOASSIGN A CITY FUTURE LAND
(MDR), FOR ONE (1) PARCEL TOTALING 447 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON H~iIRTH USE MAP CATEGORY OFMEDIUM DENSITYRESIDENTIAL (MDR); FOR ONE (1) PARCEL TOTALROAD AT THE AMELIA ISLAND PARKWAY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERATLITY ING 6.53 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON HIRTH ROAD AT THE AM.IIA ISLAND'PARKWAY; PROPROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. ,' VIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FORAN EFFECTIVE DATE.'
ORDNANCE 2013-40 ORDINANCE'203L43
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH. FLORIDA, 'AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA' BEACH, .CHANGING THE NASSAU COUNTYZONING-MAP TO ASSIGN A CITY ZONING CATEGORY OF.
:FLORIDA, CHANGING THE NASSAU COUNTY ZONING MAP TO ASSIGN A CITY ZON- "' LOW-MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (REM), FOR ONE (1) PARCEL TOTALING 6.53 ACRES OF
ING CATEGORY OF LOW-MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (RLM), FOR ONE (1) PAR- LAND LOCATED ON HIRTH ROAD AT THE AMELIA ISLAND PARKWAY: PROVIDING FOR SEVERCEL TOTALING 4.47 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON HIRTH ROAD AT THE AMELIA ABILITY; AND PROVIDING FORAN EFFECTIVE DATE.
ISLAND PARKWAY; PROVIDING FOR SEVSbRABILITY; AND. PROVIDING. EOR AN '
EFFECTIVE DATE. itiRjdbAnei lfetd Parkway
I ' ~~Apn*tln Land IUse, Zonthg Change
City of Femandina Beach
Planning Department Hirth Road at Amelia Island Parkway """
AB -.4 Annexation, Land Use, Zoning Change .

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Interested' parties inay appear at said hearing and be 'heard as to the advisability of any action,..
which may be considered. Any persolis with disabilities require g accommodations in order to par- Interested parties may af er at said haring ad be heard as to the advisability of any action, which may beticipate in this program or activity shorild contact 310-31"15, TTY/TDD 711 or through the Florida considered; Any persons with disabilitierrequiring accommodations ini order to participate in this program or Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771 at least 24 hours in advance to request such accommodation., activity should contact 310-3115, TIT/TDD.711 or through the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771 at
IF ANY PERSON .DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY. DECISION MADE BY THE BOARDICOM- least 24 hours in advance to request such accommodation..'.
MISSION WITH RESPEcT TO ANif MATTER. CONSIDERED AT SUCH HEARING, .S/HE IF ANY PERSON DECIDES TOAPPEALANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD/COMMISSION WITH
WILL NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH HEARING, S/HE WILL NEED TlO ENSURE THAT
WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE- UpON WHICH ,THE A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, HIC2H RECORD INCLUDES ITHE TESTIAPPE,!L. IS TO BE BASED. '.MONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHIlCH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED." '"
Copies of the applications with description "by metes "and bounds ihaay be inspected in the office of ('opies of the applications with description I~y metes and bounds may be inspected in the office of the City the City Clerk, City Hall, 204 Ash Street, between ,the hours of 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday' Clerk, City Hall, 204Ash Street, between the hours of 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. For inforthrough. Friday. For information on ,the application, please contact the Staff of the City Clerk's mation'on the application, please contact the Staff of the City Clerk's Offce at 310-3115. -.
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'I'll have a draug ht, bring Fido a stout

Musings, opinions, observa- satisfy your gra uation rate, Nassau bucks for the nonprofit's serving croissant and caf& earn tips earn really good tips
tions, questions, and random hound's beer County schools rank the best treasury through silent auc- cr~me) delivered to your because they understand custhoughts on island life, cravings in the state in successfully tions, donations, receptions, room each morning. All this tomer service and have incenFernandina Beach and more: email Zan at showing seniors the door etc. Raise your hand if you for only $100 a night so call tive and our island is such a
If you want to share some zanmaddox after 12 years says the Florida think we are fortunate to live at 430-0026. The local deal desirable location that many
Christmas cheer with Fido @mac.com, Department of Education, in a community that cares ends March 5. of these folks toil at these jobs:
this year check out the new call her at and one of the reasons behind about its kids and is proud of just to live here despite the
beer-baked grain treats pro- 556-1759 or the.school system's enviable the productive young men "Shut up," they explained: fact they could make more
duced by Alexandra (Zan) go to graduation rate just may be and women graduating from My argument last week somewhere else. That's their
Maddox and sold under the Facebook the cooperation between the its schools. I hope you par- against increasing the mini- choice.
Pajama (Dave) ife label with DAVE S Pajama Dave schools and the community. ents realize how fortunate mum wage generated a rash each half-pound bag of bone, WOl Voorhees. For example, local politico you are to have junior of emotional responses from Instead of untenable govdog and beer bottle shaped * and island do-gooder Beano enrolled in one of the finest those vehemently opposed to ernment-mandated nonsense
mutt munchies going for $5. Down- Roberts was recognized as an public school systems in the my view, but insteatl of voic- what we really need are more
Zan, a striking blonde local DavidN town outstanding volunteer by the state. And the next time any ing rational economic justifi- nongovernment organizations
attorney, is a veteran brew- Scott O'Kane's is Florida Department of of you see Beano, shake his cation for increasing it, their like Barnabas, whose,
master, and explains that her gone but its Education for his 27 years of hand, and if you want to get rants focused on Why my Development Manager Marla
dog treats are the restilt of sister pub, Courtyard, next island volunteer tutoring, involved call CIS at 321-2000. opinion on the topic should McDaniel tells me that the the difficult process of brew- door didn't miss a beat as teacher assistance, renovaticn * be censored or edited out of newly refurbished Barnabas
ing a batch of beer to get the restaurateur Joe Parrish activities, etc., a well- I've never paid much atten- this column as well as rage Crisis Assistance, Food spent grain required to bake quickly installed a kitchen so deserved honor fora commu- tion to downhill skiing, but from some who say they are Pantry and Health Care the goodies, with her person- folks listening to pianist- nity-minded guy who that is about to change since I canceling their subscription Centr at 1303 Jasmine St. ally brewing the beer and singer John Springer or the deserves all the recognition read an article that quoted to this newspaper because of will be opening in January handling the baking. She says Davis Turner Band, playing that can be heaped on him. gorgeous blonde skier my position, a move comipara- with the training kitchen supeach batch of treats are differ- trivia, etc;, can enjoy an inter- And earlier this month the Lindsey Vonn on her recov- ble to canceling their cable plied by the more than generent because the grain used in esting menu while staying local chapter of Communities ery from a knee injury say- TV service because it carries ous California Pizza Kitchen the brewing process changes entertained and quaffing their In Schools (CIS), an organiza- ing, "I'm skiing in my clothes a show they don't like. For organization during its corpodepending on the type of favorite beverages in the cozy tion that provides tutoring, and seeing how things go so those in favor of increasing rate retreat to the island many beer, with her most recent Centre Streetbistro. Call'em mentoring, supplies, training far." She skied nude before? the wage.and still reading this months ago being installed batch being an Imperial at 432-7086. and other aid to kids who may Who knew? space, wipe the spittle from throughout December. The
Russian Stout with IPA's and * be struggling for a variety of * your mouth, unclench your local Barnabas group helps.
Pale Ales soon to follow. To With an almost 91 percent reasons ranging from lousy If you enjoy music, then fists and have someone read out about 5,000 folks annually home situations to bad atti- you'll not want to miss the the following sentence to you and you can go to www.barntudes to being overwhelmed third appearance of very slowly: Ahigher mini- abasfernandina.com to learn
or confused, br a number of Crescendo Amelia, the 19- mum wage will cause employ- more. In case you didn't know other factors, announced that piece orchestra that has been- ers to cut back on both the and it comes up during trivia additional help in terms of playing to almost standing- number of workers they at one of the local pubs, the cash and fundraising is on the room-only crowds at Sandy employ and the number of center's namesake, Barnabas, way. Local Dodge-Chrysler- Bottoms the first Tuesday of einployee hours worked as a whenever he pops up in the Jeep dealer Rick Kefferand each month, with its next couple of island restaurateurs Bible is identified as a guy islander Josh Bake, who appearance scheduled Jan. 3 explained recently when ihey known for his good deeds and INVITATION TO BID heads up Jacksonville's Baker fromin 7-10 p.m. The large told me that if the minimum he has also been credited as
Sporting Goods, both indoor room with an upstairs wake was raised to President the founder of the Cypriot
The City of Fernandina Beach will receive sealed announced during CIS and downstairs bar andseat-1 Obama's suggested $10 an Orthodox Church.
cExecutive Director's Susan ing,a dance floor and stage is hour they'd have to cut hours competitive Bids for requiremntsofthe Milana's Dec. 12 board meet- the perfect venue for drum- and lay off employees and if it I'm headed to Dade City following until no later than 2:00 pm, January 9, 2014. ing that their companies were mer Frank Basile's band that went to the $15 an hour sometime between Jan. 4-15 contributing $20,000 each to also features multiple local demanded by the ifathemati- for that town's annual the local CIS. In addition Joe singers. Call 'em at,310-6904. cally challenged left, they'd Kumquat Festival. I have no BID # 14-01 RESURFACIN OF ATLANTIC Sabatini, president of If you've never seen this have to close their doors. Get idea what happens during a
CENTER MAIN POOL AND MARTIN Festivals of Speed, told the group before then take a peek it now? Want a better paying kumquat festival but obviousLUTHER IN, JR CENTER IDDIE POOL group that the Nassau CIS by watching a video recorded job? Then get training; gradu- ly it has a lot to do with
LUTHER KINGIR. CENTER KIDDIE POOL has been selected as its exclu- in October by going to the ate from high school; go'to kumquats,'the only citrus sive charity for its March 8 band's website at www. college or a vocational school; fruit that you can eat skin and Bid Documents and Specifications are available to event that follows the cresce'ndoamelia.com. don't be an unwed parent;, all, producing a unique bitterdownload from the City ofFeandina Bech Concourse de Elegance, a **don't tattoo and pierce every sweet taste, and new City
downloadmove that could generate big If you're lucky enough to visible body part; don't get. Commissioner-Palace
website, www.fbfl.us/bids. Questions regarding live here then you just got arrested for DUI, drugs or Bartender Johnny Miller says
bid can be directed in writing to Marshall MqcCrary, luckier as Johan (Han) anything else; pull up your they make a good cocktail,
DptCtMngradcrytforkZ Ramakers and wife TJ are pants; don't post drunken 'which I have yet to try I'm Deputy CityMrz once again offering locals a and/or nude photos ofyour- also stepping away from the
ba special at their Amelia' selfon the Internet; speak keyboard for a couple of
CITY OF FERNANDINA 3EACH Ip l g( Oceanfront Bed & Breakfast proper English; don't dre weeks and will resume this
204....H T Tat 584 South Fletcher. Each of likean unmade bed; and column Jan. 10. I hope all
204NA S H STREE" A private, no profit agency that assists the six distinctive guest suites those are jus for starters., readers can agree to enjoy a
FERNANDINA BEACH, FL 32034 Nassau County families who need food, offers an ocean view ard Minimum wage is where you happy Christmas afid a
shelter and basic netessities. breakfast with a Dutch- start out, not end up.A lot of healthy and prosperous New For information,1all:904.261.7000 French flair (maybe Han good folks I know make mini- Year .., , a ,,' wearing wooden shoes while mum wage and those that davidnscott@bdllsouth.net








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NEWs Naughty and nice for Christmas
Readers sometimes ask me if I ever reprint If you can hide your male fifty dollars later, I was whistling Jingle Bell
any of my old columns.'Iis one has long been awkwardness about walking Rock and feeling as randy as Casanova. Our
LEA D E a favorite of mine, so I decided to re-gift it this in and fondling the bare Christmas was very merry.
year. If you haven't read it before, I hope you necessities, you're halfway to Since then, I've counseled other young men
enjoy it. If you have, I hope it makes you home plate. about the perks of selecting their ladies' dainFORIDA*S OLDEST WEEK LY NEWSPAPER chuckle again. I remember the first time ties at Victoria's-Secret Once too embarrassed
ESTABLISHED IN 1854 One of the perks of being married a long my wife dragged me into to be seen in the same mall withme toting the
time is that you know what and what not to buy Victoria's Secret After my ini- store's trademark big pink shopping bag, my
The News-Leader is published with pride weekly your wife for Christmas. Trolling motors are tial shock subsided, it was own sons are now Victoria's Secret devotees. for the people of Nassau County by Community out So are vacuum cleaners. Jewelry's always sort of fun. OK, so while she And their wives love them for it
Newspapers, Inc., Athens, Georgia. We believe a winner, especially if it's so expensive you CUPOF was doing her-mall crawl, I Years ago, I was in a Victoria's Secret when that strong newspapers build strong communi- have to hock your boat. We old dogs who've JOE snuck back for a peek five I noticed a young guy cringing by a panty disties -'Newspapers get things done" Our primary been hanging around the marriage market more times. Now rm a regu- play. He'd pick up a pair, drop them like a yengoal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission long enough have figured out the kinds of gifts lar. I even have a platinum omous snake, then glance around like a kid will be accomplished through the teamwork of that'll make the mistress of the estate squeal Joe Palmer Angels VIP card. If you have sneaking his first smoke. He finally worked up professionals dedicated to the truth, integrity, qual- with delight, as well as those that'll land us in an Angels VIP card and whip the courage to.ask me how to know what panty ity and hard work. the dog house. There's no quicker way to it out the moment you set foot into Victoria's size to. buy his wife. L told him to look in her
make your special lady glow than buying her Secret, you'll be swarmed by enough pretty panty drawer and check. I might as well have Foy R. MALOY JR.. PUBLISHER lingerie,:especially the pricey, sexy stuff. salesladies to make Hugh Hefner envious,.all told him to seek the Holy Grail. Then I saw the
MICHAEL PARNELL. EDITOR Women love lingerie, guys. They love guys of them eager to wait on youand make your Angel's Card clutched in one trembling hand
MIKE HANKINS. ADVERTISING DIRECrOR wholl buy it for them. I learned early in my experience embarrassment proof. and told him in knowing-tones that if he'd just
ROBERT FIEGE. PRODUCTION DIRECTOR marriage that beyond learning how to cook My first solo shopping expedition to wave that little gold card around, his problems
BOB TIMPE. CIRCULATION DIRECTOR and shop for jewelry, the quickest entry ihto Victoria's Secret was a smidgen clumsy.My would be solved in a jiff.
ANGELINE MU DD. my wife's heart is through the front door of palms sweaty, my heartbeat erratic, I kept wait- I saw the kid later in the mallI Hie was
BUSINESS OFFICE MANAGER Victoria's Secret. Men fantasize about seeing ing for someone to point at me and yell, "PER- whistling Jingle Bell Rock and sporting one of
BUSINESs OFFICEANAGER their wives in the company's spicy apparel, but VERT!" A pretty and friendly saleslady spotted those big pink shopping bags. In plain view
SIAN PERRY. ASSISTANTEDITOR most of us.are squeamish about going in and my discomfort and rushed to my aid. "May I was a pair of red'silk panties with "Kiss Me!"
BETH JON ES. SPORTS EDITOR chatting up a young saleslady who could be. help you find something?" she asked, with a. embroidered on them.
TOM WOOD DINK NESMITH our daughter about such intimacies as bras, show-stopping smile. "Uh-yeah," Ireplied, Ho! Ho! Ho!
CHAIRMAN PRESIDENT panties, cup sizes, teddies, black silk babydolls. sotto voce. "Where are thp puh-puh-puh ..." Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and
and red satin bustiers trimmed in white fur, She tipped me a sly wink. "Panties? First time Season's Greetings to all my readers. Thanks C NI ommunit complete with sleigh.bell and matching Santa shopping here, huh? Don't worry Nothing for the cards, the letters and the emails. Y'all
,NInpaeds Claus hat. Whoo-ee! Dear Santa, I've been here will bite. Give me an idea what you want are priceless!
S. very naughty boy this year and I'll take it from there." Two hundred and treysur@comcastner


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G%0WRUS I ha to rea it
LI hid to read it several times, sorts is that they
because you know we Liberals are an think that every ignorant illiterate bunch and our nar- unfortunate person row view of the world makes us read is "sorry" and that myopically one letterat a time; aswe they created their whimper and whine to the disgukt of own plight That is a the big burly macho righteous level of ignorance
Conservatives -yup, I had to reread that is, well, for a what my counterpart Dave Scott lack of a better word
wrote in his open-minded view of the "sorry, which in my OPINIONS :world. dictionary of cob.Quote: "... anybody attempting to quialisms means FROM THE
support afamily as a fast-fQod worker "diskgusting." GOLDFISH has made a-boatload of bad decisions Now ITwill throw ..
to get to that sorry state." Followed up ole Dave and his by his inspirational advice: "... If you like-minded ilka Coleman don't like your job and thewages it bone. Of course Langshaw S pays, get additional training and get there are people !t,/ CL /a~!,Aro~s'] .. .e thiees coslp SBs edet," "
another job." who make a boatload of bad decisions,,
Whoa It's hard to kow where to and expect the government to bail
*begin, but damn I love Dave for giving them out Some aredrug addicts,
me so much fodder, when mypoor thieves, cons, lazy SOB's, deadbeats,
-,, m -r. ElICALUCAGL CARTOONs cr lerl hrhn h hn etEuteallywvery unfortu, devoid of topics to write about of late, nate person is oneofthese? Noneof but Iwill give itthe.good olecollegea them aregood, decent peopleworth try, by golly! .- helping? And the government has no
'.Let's see, there's been a little inter- business helping people? I guessthat
"4I4 IU M L k 'national phenomenon called, umm, includes wounded veterans who
VAH .what is it called?The Great Recession! might be working at a fast-food restauAhyesthatirritatinglittlecollapse rant? Nopein Dave's World, not a ; that tried to rival the Great good idea. All th- have to do is get
Depression. Ypp, Dave is right, a boat additional training and get another i. M load of bad decisions,- made by fast- job. Wherethey get the training, how
food Workers appar ntly, that led to they will pay for it can take their own economic woes, or as Dave time off from their"sorry" jobs to take
-O 1Mcalls it, "sorry state." the training, somehow isn't addressed
Well put Dave, no need to be sensi- in Dave's sage advice. .. J (OM ANII .jY :tie to those sorry people who per- I graduated valedictorian of a pri.
II I haps, just perhaps, fell upon hard vate high school in the beautiful state
11 times due to circumstances beyond of New Hampshire. I attended college.
their own-control, you know like peo- Had some pretty good jobs, and had ple with no education or those with some less than great ones. I worked. i .. io or those With ".
,,master's, degrees. But Dave is right, hard. I succeeded and I failed. I am
Especially about those with master's now making less than $25,000 a year. I
degrees who are forced to work at guess I am a sorry person, but I am a fastfood places because they have to lucky one. I don't begrudge one S support their families. They obviously penny of-my taxes going to help those made bad decisions, such as choosing less fortunate, and I don't worry about, a degree that wasn't recession-proot paying them more so I can eat my fill
And Dave has offered you a solution: of cholesterol-laden fast-food!
"... If you don'tlike your job and the You-see, in my ,sorry college days I wages it pays, get additional training studied a subject called economics, and get aDother job." amongst others. I wastaught some
6 ".You fools! Don't you know that all weird ideas thatwhen a work force is
-rp you have to dowis get additional train- paid a decent wage, there is more -ing and get another job? money in the economy, and money
What a brilliant solution! So simple gets re-spent over and over again, a c and to the point! Don't worry about multiplier, a propensity to consume.
trying to figure out what training Strange theory isn't it? What a bunch JOHN DARKOW/COLUMBIA (MO) DAILY TRIBUNE going to push you'ahead ofthe hun- of sorry professors [had at that cow. dreds of thousands of others walking school I attended, the University of
- in your same slioes or sending out Massachusetts in Amherst.
dozens of resumes and not even -get- But in Dave's World, higher wages titng akiss off reply. only cause layoffs. Euriny, I thought
. -~ .OK, a serious moment here When the Great Recession showed us that
I lost my job with the city mai-iia,I contracting money causes layoffs. was unemployed fr three months, Stupid me. Stupid, stupid liberal me. and sent out 20oes resumes anid Good thing we didn't bail out the large madecontact 'ih nUmerous other corporations to start things going, like
businesses and rarely even got a President Bush suggested and Obama "kiss off" letter. -I know from personal wanted. experience whit it is like to have Oh that's right, we did bail out the struggled during these times. And I corporations, and damn, looks like the am very lucky that I am a white male economy has been saved, albeit slowwith a WASP family that afforded me ly. I wonder what would happen if we
a bit of security during that time, but paid low-levelwage earners a little even so, itwas painfully hard. Dave more? you have no idea what you are talking Idon't know, maybe I need to dust Saboit _of my Econ 101 text Or better yet, let
The problem with closed-minded Dave borrow it.



VOICE OF THE PEOPLE

A Christmas ia The message of forgiveness is what
Tirdematters most. It must be remembered A long time ago a star was used to that the message contains the power of guide people to a New Beginning, sort happiness in all walks of life, in all kinds
of like a Christmas Miracle. of-love and peace beyond understandI have always believed in Christmas ing. Miracles, like forgiveness, a second So this holiday season, open a door, chance for a New Beginning or a tear down a wall, offer forgiveness, chance to fix a broken heart or a bro- offer a second chance. ken life. Here's hoping that someone out
Alot oftimes people become accas- there during this season will find that tomed to shouldering the shadows of forgiveness really is a Christmas
*e Al ,\R \ '" pain in a11 kinds of relationships, Miracle.
whether it be family or friends, waiting Becki Pfenning
nBILL SCHORR/CALE CARTOONS for the other to make the first move. 'Fernandina Beach





8 CO M M UNIT Y FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20.2013/NEws-LEADER






Take limits of today; expect a hundredfold WEDDING
hese are they which are sown what is taught, accept, ing the truth shared in the Word of God,
onto good ground, we hear the admit and delight in we are limiting our crop. Again, take the
word, receive it and bring forth what is taught; and limits of today; expect a hundredfold.
fruit, some 30 fold, some 60 and finally, we will bring Ask God to create in us a hunger for
some 100. forth fruit. To the His Word because nothing else will sat- Dr. Jacquelyn Olbina and:
We have often thought of this scrip- degree that we can isfy or illuminate for us areas in His Dr. Paul Michael Miller, both
ture as a measuring rod for categorizing accept in our heart Word that we may still question, and of Fernandina Beach, were
those who represent the good ground. God's Word that is never allow us to rest until we're resting married at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 19,
But if we approach it from another taught on any subject, in His Word. Because of Him, have a 2013, at St: Michael Catholic
angle, we may see that we have accepted admit that it is true Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Church with Father Jose
anlwemyse htw hv cepe !OWA D Churc deligh Fahe Josew
this excuse as an explanation for poten- Nand delight in it, we Year. Kallukalam officiating. The
tial failure. However, everyone is not THEN will produce fruit. Birthday wishes to Melvin Benjamin reception followed at the
going to produce a hundredfold crop. -... If we arenot pro- Sr., Kelvin Jones, Clyde Benjamin, Omni Amelia Island
They probably will say, "So I will just to Mabelle ducing a hundredfold Nittaya Weatherhead, Lillie Melton, Plantation.
the best I can, where I am, with what I in every areawe have Rose Green, Terry Roberts, D'Angelo The bride is the daughter(
have to work with." Kirkland heard taught, we Rainey, John Johnson Jr., Dario of Dr. Mark and Karen Olbina
That probably.is a weak and worn-out mightwant to consid- Alderman, Lawrence Williams, Charlie of Fernandina Beach. The
,attempt to avoid reaching the highest er evaluating whether we have truly Jones, Judy Albertie, Stephanie Martin, groomis the son of Chris an
potential that God has for us, and He will accepted it. Examine how often we Ryan Amy, Wykell Glover, Delvin Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Miller Evelyn-Miller of Palm Harbo6 Snot accept it. Take the limits off today: adynit that the word we have heard is Eric Brown, Victoria Roberts, Garron expect a hundredfold. true regardless of others' opinions or Howard, Nadia White, Johnny King,
We suspect that Jesus is suggesting experiences. Are we thrilled beyond Carol Jordan and Mother Genevie stays
that first, believers must hear the Word measure at the thought or mention of it? celebrating one hundred and one years MILITARY NE
of God taught; second, we must receive Ifweallow any .doubt to linger concern- of God's goodness.
0 Fernandina Beach High Mother Lori
School senior Joseph Thomas Monaghan is
CHRISTMAS BRIGHT naghan IV earned afull retired USNR
MAKING CHRISTMAS BRIGHT. NROTC scholarship to postal clerk
Virginia Tech, a full guaran- chief petty offil
.teed early appointment to the cer and father
U.S. Naval Academy and a full Joseph is a
-, ,> guaranteed early appointment retired chief '.
/ to the U.S. Coast Guard M warrant officer.
Academy. Monaghan In fact, Lori
Monaghan decided to was pregnant
attend the Naval Academy with Thomas when her.hus- I
and will be reporting to band helped "initiate" her as
Annapolis for Plebe Summer chief petty officers The entirei
thisyean Monaghan family went
He has an unblemished through chief's initiation
academicrecord since fifth Monaghan is not onlythe
grade, straight As, taking a fourth Joseph Thomns .
full load of.the most demand- Monaghan in the family, he is
ing academic courses offered the fourth Joseph Thomas,
at FBHS; academically, he is Monaghan to serve in the
thtied for first place in the grad- Navy. His great-grandfather,
uating class of 2014. Joseph'Thomas Monaghan
Additionally, 1fonaghan is Sr ,wasNavy gunner's nat e
captain of the wrestling team, on SLt-49 8drihg the World
president the Naitionwal War Normandy Iivasion
Honor Society and president His gtandfather, Joseph
of the Senior Men's Club. Thomas Monaghan Jr., was a,
iMonaghan is continuing Navy radioman,.and his
the seagoing traditions of his father, Jo0seph Thomas
family Both of his parents are Monaghan iI, wa4 Navy ,
retiied fromi the Navy. surface warfare offi e


4 ARTWORK

IAA1isa nonprofit, philan.. .show thropic organization that is
Fusion: A Celebrationi of artist owned and operated
Light, Color, and Texture, is Each exhibiting artist must
the2013 Hpliday4GiftShow be available toserve on two,.
featuring two well-known committees and wofkone-4, e
Amelia Island artists, phqtog- day per month in the gallery.
rapher Ann Kemp and fused To learn more visit
glass artist Denise Mutphy. islandart.org.
Fusion 2013 is a dramatic dis- They will be holding jur
play of light, color and tex- for new Exhibiting Members
ture. Feb. 7-9. Applications and
The gallery, 14 S Seventh instructions are available at
St., will be open during the gallery. All mediums are.
Farmers' Market hours, 9 welcome. IAA membership is.
a.m. to 1 p.m.,tibn Dec. 21. It .required and you must be a
will be open daily during the resident of Nassau County to
week unti Dec. 23. This is a be eligible. Application deadSome former members of the historic property and is not line is Jan. 31.
Yulee Optimist Clubw hich was handicap accessible' For For information contact .
disbanded last Year, sprang into information call 432-8330. either Libby Weigel at
action recently when Yulee .A lweigel@windstream.net or
Middle'School teacher Debbie (904) 845-4904or Pam
Carter called to ask if someone The North Florida chapter Bennett at stainedglassbywould continue the Christmas -of the Names Project is pro- pam@yahoo.comn or 491-4778
party the club used to sponsor viding panels of the AIDS co-gallery directors of IAA.
each year for special education~ Memorial Quilt for viewing "
students at the school. through Dec.. 30 at Baptist Palntingworl hop
Wally Messer of Green Pine Medical Center-Nassqu, 1250 Sharon Haffey, contempt
Funeral Home contacted Ron South i8th St. For infoima- rary landscape artist and
Noble at Nob e Monument, tion, contact JenettW. member ofthe Island Art
ionN. aotc~eet, 5', 'As...
Beth Clark at Paul Clark Ford iBaker N., B.).N. at 556-i Association and Blue Door
and Lawrence Piper of Angler's 33 John, 'Agriese at261- Artists, is offering "In LivingZ
Mark Fishiig Guide Service, all 2014, or Roselyi.Robinson at Color," a thre&sessiorn paint.
former.Optimist members, and 556-5492. ( ing workshop at theIsland:
they all donated money and in Art Associatioi, 18 N. Secoi
some cases money and time to C fots from 9 a.m. til o
throw a Christrmas party for the The Islhn'd Art Jan. 31 and Feb. 3 and 4.Oil a
children. Association, Inc. i looking and acrylic painters of all le"I was toldby a teacher that for artists and craftsmen to els are welcome to participat
our gifts would likely be the -., exhibit at the 51st Annual Isle in the classes that will foctis
only Christmas one or two of of Eight Flags Shrimp on understanding color, co.
these kids would receive," Festival Arts and'Crafts Show positioni, exploring different :
Messer reported. in downtown Fernandina on techniques and developing
SUBMITTED PHOTOS May 3 and 4, 2014. To apply "one's own dynamic painting.for this juried shpw pick up style.
an application at the Island- Haffey has been painting
Art Association,-18 N. Second in oils and acrylics for most
elchm tSt., Fernanidina; download at of her life and has moved
0 ,:_islandartorg; of request an from a realistic style to one
-"application be mailed by call- that conveys a sense of playing the Shrimp Festival Artist fulness by combining rich,
Hotline at (904) 701-2788and vibrant hues with personal
rt ter ae egremets eeially ,:' leaving a message. Deadline subject matter and interesting vtis le.otcsaregnwhh for applications to be received composition. .

~ .asi~c Carpets oVaestat are nerpd dear toUs S8018. Cost- of the workshop is
115t teriors fIc e critical of $40 per session or $100 for all'
BUICK rthrbndi-fferenesofopi ionshow three, payable in advance to BUIBUDDY KELLUM
*GMC *CHEVROLET AbbyCarpt BUD Kres LLUM w haitfcticing what other The second annual Art at Haffey, who can be contacted
464054 SR 200, Yulee e02evedbentde(0b eng potentially the Callahan Depot event will at 310-9194 or (404) 663-4996
(904) 261-6821 ea e F a xooxote (9042o1-f2 puts up a wall between be held Jan. 25 at 45383 Dixie (cell) or at sshaffey@aol.com
p ting us from genuinely Ave., hosted by the West Her mailing address is 1640 FAMILY DENTISTRY -inwtte
t totherperson and what they -NassauHistorical Society. Northpark Drive, Fernandina FOR ADULTS & CHILDREN D R C C hnpol disus these sorts Entries are open to any citi-. Bah FL 32034.
Most Insurances Accepted HOME FURNITURE estm be'be~tto simply listen and zen of Nassau County.
Call For Appointment ,re t ndersnd what they are Deadline to enter is
a Dr. e a n 946 96ta Jan. 15. Watercolors, Fun outdoor sketching
A A at Bailey 'Rd. 542057 Us 61-6956 saIg dperwapseven wh acrylics, oils, black and white classes with Bill Maurer are
taact find or color photography and held Thursdays from 10 a.m.W E EM AN Steve Johnson Automotive me a m mnaIity between our three-dimensional works per- 12:30 p.m. downtown.
WELL DRILLERS, INC. 1505 S 14th Seet ewanthers rathh s looking for mitted.' All you need is a pencil
261-5216 B eet though this can be a Registration fee is $25 for and campstooL Learn how
Rock& Adesia Wells Fernandina Beach, FL difficulty thing-to"do,0espea ly Wt we are up to three entries in any of to draw perspective and
Pump instalibons& Repair 904-27-9Q719 Icvincedtat the arewrong, with time the categories. Visit improve your paintings. Call
606S6t Street ardsomn effort www.wnhsfl.org for more Maurer at 261-8276 for inforFemandna Beach, FL32034 Pmmily SuppolingOur Community...tenin sympathea ; information. mation.5 ag wianow us to m &. .. Watercolor classes are
futydr Ja e held 1:30-4 p.m. Fridays.
are actua ly sayhg to The Island Art Association Learn to paint in watercolors
us"is looking for a few new with clear presentation, probartists to display their work in lem solving tips and one on
the gallery on North Second one instruction. Call Maurer
Street. at 261-827.6.




FRIDA\Y. D :cNxBL- 20. 2013 NEWS News-Leader 9A

PUBLIC SPEAKERS




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Elementary Age Division winners at the' Tropicana Public Speaking Competition (fourth and fifth graders), above left, include first place, Lana Ng, Callahan Intermediate School; second place, Laila-Anne Patino, Yulee Elementary School; third place, Natalie Drake, Callahan intermediate School;, and hnrbetetion Lincoln Seldomridge, Hilliard Elementary School, The middle school wipners at the Tropicana Public Speaking Competition, right, were, first place, Ashley Rhodes, Yulee Middle School; second place,.I Jeremiah Geidrys,r Fernandina Beach Middle School; third plcCole Tilley, Hilliard MiddlSeirHg School; and honorable mention, Dawson Larsen, Callahan Middle
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toCm Cerry.Lake this umit
4.mer and all. participants were
4 / -encouraged to continue perfecting
their public spe~lkii$skills
through other, Nassau County .4-H. To uyT okTeNgtBfr hitas?
opportunities. For more iniforma- Join Your Friends At. Sonny's..
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4 ~ visit nassau.ifas.ufl.edu.
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DECEMBER 20. 201i
10A -NEWS-LEAbER/FERNANDINA BEACH. FLORIDI

v SOCCER AND THE WINNERS ARE...


Another bus


week for FBHllS


Lady Pirates

The Fernandina Beach High School Lady Pirate soccer team had another busy week with games Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday, thegirls played at home against West Nassau, beating the Lady Warriors 3-0.Goals were scored by Katie McNeil, Lauren Chambers and Lauren Pagel. Ashley Kinsley and Pagel each had an assist. A tough defense led by Erin Joyce, Gabby Gonzalez and Katie Sipes, along with seven saves by goalie Gretchen Hawkins, prevented the Warriors from scorIng.
FBHS played Bolles Tuesday, losing 8-0. The Lady Pirates, plagued by injuries this season, struggled against a strong Bolles team. Hawkins had 15 saves, PHOTOS BY BILL DICKSON/SPECIAL
The Lady Pirates traveled to Ribault Reitndeer Run winners, above from left in the 10K, Caroline Geiken, David Daigle, Diana Twiggs and Laura Rosenthal; below from High School Wednesday and beat the Lady leftLeslie Hague, Robert Rankin, Roger Oliver and Stephen Powers. Trojans 8-0. Ashely Kinsley had three goals, Pagel, Joyce, McNeil, Chase Teeters and Mariah True scored one apiece. Joyce, I Pagel and True each had an assist. Joyce,.. Sipes, Sheridan Crismond and Gonzalez steered the defense and prevented the Lady Trojans from having any scoringopportani-, ties, leaving goalie Taylor Kinsley with no saves and no goals scored on her.
The Lady Pirates, 10-5 for, the season, are off now until after theChristmas break.


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The FernandinaBeach High &School girls basketball team beat Eagle's View High e School 62-24 Monday. Leading 34-20 at halftime, the Lady Pirates poured on the defe-, siveipressmierand helkEaglesiView tolpusht a four second-halfpoints. .
The Lady Pirates were led by Karri 4
Nantz with 25 points, eight rebounds; seven assists and five steals aloig with Julie Fournier, who pitched in 12 points, six
-rebounds andsix steals.
Fournier was the top scorer for FBHS againstYulee Dec. 12. She had 25 points to go along with six rebounds and six steals. nantz had 12 points, seven rebounds, three l blocks, three, steals and a charge. ,.
Yulee won 60-48 over theLady Pirates.
"Terrible game for us," FBIS Coach
JacobNantz said. "Missed 16 free-throws, looked off that night."

Plram slset Trojans
The Fernandina Beach High School boys basketball team fell 68-31 to the host Ribault TrojansTuesday ,
Alex Brown led the FBHS Pirates with 12 points, four rebounds andiwo blocks. DJ Wooten had four points and four boards. John Zimnierman scored two and had four rebounds and four assists. ,L
The Pirates host Bishop Snyder tonight 10K 'inners Valentina Klein, left, and Zack Keim, second from lefts 5K winners Bill Beaumont, third from left, and Emily at 7:30 p.m. The junior varsity tilt is t 6 p im Faltemeier, nght FBHS will be idle unt ilafter Christmas, r, ri .
when the play in the Johnny T. Smith holi- -day tournament at West Nassau Dec. 27-28.


The Yulee Middle School boys basketball team defeated the Hilliard Flashes 49-19 Dec. 17.
Dennis Perkeci had four points. Jaxon Crosby knocked down a pair of threes and "had eight points on the night. Gavin Gleason knocked down a three and-finished witli four points. Alan Nelson had athreepointer. Antwuan Alexander scored eight points and was 100 percent from the freethrow line. Jordan Richo chipped in6. points. Josh Bedell was the leading scorer on the night with 14 points.
"I've got a well-rounded group this year," Coach Jonathan Ball said. "They complement each other nicely."
Yulee lost to Bolles Monday.
"Should have and could have beat them," Ball said. "Still upset about that loss. They made 20 out of 31 free-throws, where we V
made six out of nire. Little lopsided on the 'fouls."
"We're 5-2 and play a tough Providence team Friday. Should be a great season though, love coaching these guys." 5K winners, from left, Gaja Moriconi, Jill Cooley, Joshua Ashley and Michael Broussard. More winners, 11A.

aceMore than 400 in annual Reindeer Run
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters' "
2 9014 "Fans Rule" World Touar comes to* Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville Feb. 28 at 7p.m. ED HARDEE the 5K on a brisk, overcast morn- more community interaction and Fernandina Beach in 18:16, while
After virtually every game, Globetrotter For the News-Leader ing. Many wore Christmas- more fun than we've ever had Teale Beckenbach, 23, of Atlantic
stars remain on the court for autographs .themed costumes or reindeer before." Beach led the women's field with
'and photographs with fans. The third annual Reindeer Run antlers. Finishing first overall in the a time of 20:38.
Tickets start at $24 and are now available half-marathon and 5K Dec. 8 was Another 111 young runners half-marathon were Zack Keim, The runs started and finished
at harlemglobetrotters.cotm www.ticketmas- the biggest yet, and the largest took part in one of three kids' fun 25, of Fernandina Beach in at Main Beach Park. ter.com, the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial event ever for the Amelia Island runs with Santa. 1:21:49, and women's overall win- Results and more photos are
Arena box office or by phone at (800) 745- Runners club, race organizers "We couldn't be more pleased ner Valentina Klein, 28, of available at the club's new web 3000. Information on group and scout tick- said. Some 430 runners and walk- with the outcome of the Reindeer Jacksonville in 1:35:19. address, ameliarunners.com. The ets can also be found at harlemglobetrot- ers completed the 13.1-mile dis- Run," co-director Pattee Boler In the 5K, the men's overall club's next race is the Pirates on ( ters.com stance, and another 243 finished said. "We had more runners, winner was Nic Leblanc, 16, of the Run 5K/10K Feb. 8.




DECEMBER 20.2013 SPORTS News-Leader I


SENIOR PIRATES SPORTS SHORTS
SPORTS SHfORTS

Train for HalfMarathon
Team Nirvana has started training for the
Half Marathon With Donna Feb. 23, an
event for the fight against breast cancer. The
walkk/run group meets Saturdays at 8 a.m. at
different locations and distances. The training is free and all are welcome. For information call Y Yoga at 415-9642 or visit
www:yyoga.com.

SanguCnbmems
SThe Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the
first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic Club at Ten
Acres. Social hour at 6:30 p.m, meeting at
7:30 p.m. Contact Commodore Kent McKee
at (770) 287-5606 or commodore@ameliaislandsailing.org. Visit www.ameliaislandsailing.org.

GatrBowudaonsale
Tickets to the 69th annual TaxSlayer.
corn Gator Bowl are on sale. The game will
take place at noon Jan. 1 and will be telem vised on ESPN2. The 2014 TaxSlayer.com
Gator Bowl marks the third year of its partnership with TaxSlayer.com and its fourth
year associated with two of the nation's
great collegiate football conferences, the
SEC and Big Ten. The Georgia Bulldogs.
take on the Nebraska Comhuskers in this
year's matchup.
Ticket pnces for the TaxSlayer.com Gator
Bowl, that willbe played at EverBank Field
suBM in Jacksonville, are $80 for VIP seats and
'-The Fernandina Beach High School boys soccer team recognized its seniors at lthe home game Monday against West Nassau. The $60 for Stadium seats. A limited number of FBHS Pirates won 8-0 and their current record is 9-3-2. The six seniors include, from left, Andre Giannini, Daniel McCranie, Tom Club Seat packages are available. To purTaylor, Sam Bridwell, Austin Meadows and Adam Froehlich. The Pirates played at Creekside Wednesday and will return to the field chase tickets or packages go to www.gatorafter the holiday break to take, on host Ribaplt Jan. 8. The last home gam is Jan.14 with Wolfson. Game time is 6 p.m. West bowl.com or call (904) 798-1700. Nassau High School hosts the District 3-2A tournament Jan. 20-24.
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RECRETION R UNDUP petanque pickup games Saturdays at 9:30
.. ................ ..a.m., Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. and
FERNANDINA'BEACH PARKS. days from 6-8 pm: at.Peck Gym. (aquafitness belts required) on Eight-pack: $100 city resident, Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. at the Femrnandina & RECREATION DEPARTMENT .iCost! $2 city residents, $5non- Mondays, Wednesdays, and $125 non-city. Schedule lessons Beach courts at the south end of the downVisit Www.fbfl.us city Fridays from 11-11:55 a.m. at the Atlantic Center. town rmaina. Petanque pay-tonk) is a
ADULT VOLLEYBALL: OPEN BASKETBALL: Monday Mfnthly, one class/day: $50 city MASTERS' SWI MPROGRAM: cousin of both horseshoes and bocce, the
,Tuesdays and Fridays from 7-9 and Thursday from 11 a.m. -,7 residents, $63 non-city residents. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6- talin bowling game. The public is Welcome ,p.m. at Peck Gym. Cost: $2/day pm., Wednesday from 1 a.m.- Monthly, twQ cIasses/day: $60 city 7:30 am. at th..e Atlantic pool. This to join. Call 491-1190 for information.
city resident, $5 non-city. 5:45 pm. and Tuesday and Friday residents,. $75 non-rity. $5/day for is a blend of fitness and competiYOUTH VOLLEYBALL: from 11 a.m.- 2:45 p.m at Peck one class city residents, $6 non- tiveswimmig for adults. Cost is
Tuesdays and Fnridays from3-5 Gym, based on court availability.. city. $60/month city residents, $75 &
p.m. at Peck Gym. Players must >Closed weekends. PRIVATE SWIMMING non-city (participants rmst have Alocal group meets Saturday0rnoiings
have adult coach or adult supervi- AQUA 1 WATER AEROBICS: LESSONS: Ages two to adults. monthly or four-month pool pass). for runs/walks using the Jeff Galloway trainsion. Cost is $2/day city resident, Monday-Friday from 10-10:55 30-minute single session: $20 City For more information, email ing method. Train fori a marathon, half,$5 non. am. a the Atlantic Center Pool. resident, $25 Non-City. Four- pack oach d dLa e at codylar- marathon or 15K. Call Mike Hagel at 415INDOORSOCCER: WVednes- DEEP WATER AEROBICS $60 city resident, $75: no-city. imorie ~g9 W mi. 6039.


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l 'YULEEA S 'S 6:0 .Dec 2 GTlsBasetball Wed .'1:377am 7:44am 1:53pm 8:02pm Wed 1:01am 7:41am 1:17pm ..7:59pm
Jt an.14 WEST"NASS8AU . ',6/7:39 Dec. 27-28J1.T. Smith at West Na~sau 85 h' 15am 84a 21p 85r
Jan 16 EPISCOPAL 6/7s:p Jan. 9 attJosepjh.. ec':0o Thu 2:31 am 8:45am 2;48pm 8:57 pm Thu .:55am 8:42am 2:12pm 8:54 pm.
Jan.18 atBishopSnyder 6:00 Jan.10 atFemarlina 600 .. .. -.Jan 20 STJOSEPH 4/530 Jan. 13 at~Trity 6 00
"an 23 at Ponte Vedra 6/70, Jan. 14 PONTE VEDRA 6:00 Jan2731istrict -4AatRibault Jan.16 atWestNaasau 6.00 *" he6dayor*night sky that we see above our headS is called 'theceestial sphere, and as such,'measurements made against it must
Dant23ctA : CKSO 6 0 be realized as angles--de grees minutes, aid seconds of are The slcyt your localhorizon is a circle which contains 360 degrees.
FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL 'Jan. 24 EPISCOPAL 6:00 The angular measure of an arc extended. upward from the horizon and passing through thq zenitihtothe opposite horizon equals
8 at RABo0Soccer 0 C Jan. 28-Feb. 1 district atfilbault : 180 degrees. You can't say with any accuracy that the bright iieteor wbih you have justseen was about '"two feet in length"
dan 6 at Rlbst it 6:0 District because there is no conversion between feet anddegnes. Besides, who carries arulerandflashlightwiththem intheir hip pockets?
*'4an. 13 .: at~ytatHeights 8:00 "
Jan. 14 WOLFSON 6.00 'FERNANDINA BEACH MIDDLE SCHOOL However, with angular measurements, you are always carrying a "handy' pocket vice which will allow for relatively accurate results. It is your
Jan.,20-24 isrt 3-2A at West Nassau Boys Basketball .fingers and fist held at arm's length that can do the trick. As an example.1fyou make itro hd int a loose fist with your thumb on top, the angular Distrct Jan YULEE schol) 5:30 distance that your fist will subtend at arm's length is about 10 degrees. Nine fists should make it from the horizon, the horizontal, to the zenith, the
FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL Jan.14 .atSt Marys 4 30/5:30 point directly over your head. You can stack one fistontop of the other, but just make sure thitthe fist thatis being stacked upon does not "hammer
B6ys Basketball Jan. 16 at Hililard 5/:0 down" the fist ontlie bottom The lower fist must remain stationary, while the other fist is being put on top of it. In addition, you can spread you thumb Dec.20 BISHOP SNYDER 6/7:30 Jan. 23 ST MARYS 43/5:30 andpinkyongerintoawide "V"orrabbit ears with the three middle fingesfodeddowtgt as ideas
; Dec. 27.-28 at J.T. Smlhhtwrn ey-Calahan Jan. 24 at Yulee Ofnachoo) 2:30/4 adpnyfne nowd V.fle o ootiaaglrmaueeto 0dges
,Jan 4 TRINITY. 6/7:30 Jan.28 CAMDEN 4/5:30 the hand can be stretched. Again, your fingers wouldbe at arm's length. H-oldyour threemiddle fingers side by side to obtain an angular measurement
Jan. 6 BISHOP KENNY (nintr) 6:0Q Jan 30 HILUARD 5/8:30 of just five degrees. Finally, the pinky held at arm's length represents an angle ofjust onB degree. Try measuring the angular size of that great big full Jan. 7 RAINES' 6/7-30 Jan. 31 DUVALCHARTER 5/6:30 moon in the sky with just your pinky singer, andI guarantee you'll be amazed by the result www.astronomy.org
Jan. 10 YULEE 4:30/7:30 Feb. 10 at Callahan 5/6:30
Jan. 11 STANTON .6/7:30 Feb: 11 Semlfinals at FBMS 5/6:30 Jan. 14 at West Nassau 5 .30/7 Feb. 13- Semiflnals at HMS 5/:30 pn.16 atB~shopKenny(nlnth) :00 Feb.14 CountyflnalsatFBMS 5/6:30 *0 SH PE RY O*H HOLIDAYSI
den. 21 at Bishop Shyder 6/7:30
,*n, 23 at Belles 6/7:30 -' YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Jn24 HIAD YULEEMB L Ol GIVE THE GIFT OF SELF-DEFENSE
Jan. 28 at Epiecopal 6/7:30 Dec. 20 at Providence 5/6:30 Jan. 31 UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN 6/7:30 Jan. 7 at Escopal 4.0/5:45 Fe.4-8 District 4-4Aat Ribault Jan. 9 at Charlton County 4/5:30 10% OFF SAO HOLIDAY GIFT CARDS
rDistrict Jan. 10 at Femandilna Beach 2:15/3:30
Jan.14 atCamden 4/5:0 15% OFF BULK-AMMO PURCHASES
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL Jan. 17 at Botes 5:30/7
csas.tbl Jan.24CRLNA N TY 2304 AM NI)M N 20% OFF ALL PAID IN FULL ANNUAL MEMBERSHIPS
Dec. 27-26 at Johnny T. Smlith (WNHS) Ja. 24 FERNANDINA* 2:30/4 Jan. 2-4 at Balte In the Guf toumey Jan. 30 CALLAHAN 5/6:30 OU g fUga T 1 Jan. 9 at Hilliard 6/7:30 Feb. 4 at Callahan 5/:30 4.A
Jan. 10 at Femandna Beach 4:30/7:30 Feb. 11-14 County at FBHS. Hilllard Jqn. 16 HILLIARD 6/7:30 'Boys play at 2:30 pm
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FRIDAY DECEMBER 20.2013
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with prophesy of the child
Con maan ontiu s through John
1:1-14, "and the Word became
.. .. ;' "Emmanuel For. His Glory flesh, Scr$jptures are followed
i,, -,. .,Community Outreach with'carols, hyins or
iNarViy sCree n Ministries will host its annual apthems'presented by the
Amelia Island Churih of Community Unity Holiday Chance Choir.
Christ will show the novie' Mealon Dec. 22 from 3-6 p.m. Coie, bhear again the 'The Nativity" tonight at 7:30 at the Elm StreetReefeation story of-the Savior's birth and ,p.m. at the church, 95762 Center, 1200 Elm St. This be movedby the words and Amelia Conicoursein Yulee. event is free to all. Call (904) music ofO Holy Night. The All are welcome. For informa- 624-3501. service will end as the sanctution call 277-3303 or visit ary lights dim, each lights his
AmelialslandChurchofChrist. 9P or her candle and a hush falls
.r com. --Join the Salvation Army aroundthe beautyof Silent
A., Hope House as they focuson. Night, followed ithOCome,
YWleeUnt-' the Lord Jesus Himself, bask all Ye Faithful. Call 277-4414.
.SUBMITED Tonight, enjoy a Christian in His presence through Nursery provided.
Solscelabyrinth Sa ay Christmas Hayridefrom .6:30- music and the Word and draw
8 p.m.with cookies, hot closer to Him this coming Ill ti
There will be temporarysand labyrinth for walking on the beach in front of the pavil- chocolate and a hayride at' Tuesday Christmas Eve, at Unity Isle L.ight has ions at North Beach FPark, a city park one mile north of Main Beach oni North Yulee United Methodist noon. Hope House is located invited New Visit1
Fletcher Avenue. Eliza Holliday started the process on Sunday and will finish today. Church. A Christmas Eve at 410 S. Ninth St, at the cor- CongrgaotidbClurch, UCC SOn Saturday, the labyrinth will be ready to walkfor prayer, meditationor ist to eel- Candlelight Servicewill be ner of Ninth and Date streets. and E. Nassa branch of the ebratethe winter solstice. Group walks will be held at sunrise and sunset on held at 6:30 p.m. Unitarian Uni" .rlist Chrch
Saturday. Formore information, call Holliday at 556-2517 or email Holy Tinllty ofJacksonville to co-host a
eliza@letterist.com. ",i o[1f-eace Christmas willbe-celebrat- family Christmas Eve service
Prince of Peace Lutheran ed at Holy Trinity Anglican on De.' 24 at 5 .rr. attheChurch, 2600 Atlantic Ave., Church on ChristmasEve at 5 American Bah Community I"- across from Fort Clinch,will p.m. with a nativity play fea- Center, 160 0'Jtdli aSt:
have several worship opportu- turing adult and young mem- There will becarol nOW Red AI el'rican pH am.ili.g.s' ... nities for the Christmas sea- bers of the congregation,fol- singing, candle lighting, medison. Regular Sunday services lowed immediately by the tation, prayer and children's include Traditional Worship service of Holy Communion. message. Reverend Mary I-n and Communion at 9 a.m.; On Christmas morning Holy KendrickMoore and Linda
atThe Cur e t rough Jan. 5 Children's Sunday School and Communion will be celebrat- Green from New Vision,
AdultBible Study at 10:15 ed at 10:30 a.m. All are wel- Marcia Brown from Unity, JACKSONVILLE -The a.m.:and Praise Worship'and come. The church is located and Harrye reen from
Cummer Museum of Art & Communion at 11 a.m.I The at 1830 Lake Park Drive, in Unitaribn Universalist will all
-ummertiusepatgs: The WoerhicPe will Gardens presents Modern "Longest Night" Worship is Amelia Park. particiat Th service will
Dialect: American Paintings Dec. 21 at7 p.m. Christmas celebrite-the birth of Christ
from the John and Susan .Eve serv-ices include a family Grace AlIMU.ty with ani pbeatand genuine
Horseman Collection, friendly service at 7 p.m. and' The community is invited holiday spirit Refreshmentsthrough Jan. 5. L Ia candlelight s vice at 9 p.m. to Grace Commuity will follow.. Contact Janet
The exhibition brings All are invited. Church's candlelight Streit at(41) 2~6094.
together 58 examples of ," Christmas Eve service from
American Sceni'and mod- 01CiSt1 CafltatA 6-7 p.m.Dec. 24 at 96038, FI tesbyki
:~~~~~qa slyerian Church-7imD "':: fs
ernistpaintings from the The coimunity is invited Lofton Square Court at Lofton First Presyteian Church
1930s and 1940swiorks that to joiffarvesttttreach Square shopping center in will have two services ofworexposed and sometimes cele- Minstries,'905 Broome St,, Yulee. The event isl' free and ship on Christmas Eve. A fambrted a chac Ferliandina 1eacli as they there'll bea special offering ily"service at 530 "p.mi will
Obrehtinfilt'ik 9 enet Pregnancy iente involve chi t 1iitwers
bA yad adn inh ... Grc of. th "a.t iy
Gallery and gardens in son in songs with a Christmas of Camdei County, Ga Grace of the Nativity. Costumes will
Memphis, Tein-, Modern ''Cantata on Dec. 21 at 7 pm. Community Church is part of be availablein Jim Thomas
Dialect highlights worksby the Presbyterian Church in Hall at 5 pn:for any children
some,of the mnost tesected c m c America (PCA). Visit attending the service.
American artists ofthe early St. Peter's Episcopal www.gracenas!au.com. N nursery will be available for
20th century, include ng Church will celebrate a spe- the 5:30 pim: service only.
Charles Burchfield,, George cial Christmas Celtic y Bapti ATraditional Service of
joi Leac Batit Lssns Cr~ionls Wil"l
Ault, Charles Sheeler, and Service on Dec. 22 at 6 p.m. Join Legacy Baptist Lessons & Carols will follow
Clarence Carter; as well as The candlelit service Church for a Christmas Eve at 9p.m. Both services will
introduces such fasinating William EImile Schumacher (1870 -1931), Flowers, will feature live Celtic instru- Candlelight Communion serv- feature Cbmmunion and a can
artists as ClydeSinger, Lois 1916, on cans, 2 x 32 inches, Collectionof mental music, lessons and ice, Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. The delight. First Pesbyterian is
Mabel Head, Arthur Osver, John and Susan Horseman. car ols, Holy Communion, church is located in the located-at 9-N. Sixth St.
and others. The exhibition -.candle fighting, a reading .Nassauville Volunteer Fire questions? Call 261-3837.
and its accompanying cata- and, quiet contemplative t i. -Station on Old Nassauville
logue are structured themat- museums across the country toward surrealism was the This will be ah outstanding : Rdoa, Fer inaniria Beach
icmerieaonacrWitke Prince of Peace Lutheranipally to reveal concerns of are remarkable." emergenceof an American experience to usher in the cel- Contact PastorJeffWhitaker Prince f Peace Lutheran
American painters from The nore than 40.artists abstract style. Influenced by ebration of the birth of Christ. at 753-0731. Church,260(TAtlanticAve.,
every region of the country. featured in Modern Dialect the work of abstractionists -. The Rev. Stephen ,across from FortClinch, will
"The Cummer is thrilled- hail fromall parts of the they encountered in Europe, Mazingo, rector of StPeter's, ei t~ M ce host "Carols & Cookies' on
to present this impressive United States, and painted artists in the United States will officiate, assisted by the A Festival of Lessons and Dec. 29 at 5p.m. Bring your ssive~~rtsti in nte eihs iofcae' ssse yteyu
collection," said Chief wherever they found inspira- began experimenting with Rev. Carolyn Murdoch, dea- Carols will be presented o leftover cookies, thechurch Curator Holly Keris. "The tion, creating worlds far their own brand of non-rep con, and other members of Christmas Eve a 5 p.m. at will supply the hot cider, Horsemans' passion for removed ,from the harsh resentational painting that the congregation. Call 261- Amelia Plantation Chapel, 36 chocolate and coffee as parAmerican Art and their gen- ,truth .of verday life. 4293 or visit stjeters Bowman Road' The story of ticipants si'qg favorite
erosity in sharing it with Coincidiiig with this move A RT Continued on 5B parish.org. the festival begins in Isaiah Christmas Cai'ols.


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EARS & .COFFEE on Fort George Island Cultural State Park. No guarantee seatifig Check out ailfFLT'supcomreservations are necessary and the program is ing events at ameliaflt org. : ) .
Auto Legends of Amelia Cars& Conversation free.On Dec.28 at 2p.m..join a park ranger to O..ER ...EET. GREET
*will meet this m"ntl explore how fire impacts the environment. BOOMEiS MEET & SREET
at Starbuddih Discover the benefitsof presCribed fire for man- Nassau Boomerswill
Sadler Road on Dec. aging healthy ecosystems and the tools rangers hold a meet and reet
21 from use. on Dec.26at630
nloon. ,,.For information contact the Talbot Islands Ranger p.m.atThe RitzStop by and get Station at (904) 251-2320 Carton. Amelia
updated on al hap-Jsland: followed by dnpenings tirmotorsportsand in the automotive O0-WOP CONCERT nerlandthellone byderb
world. Santa always stops by with some awesome ner in the lounge or nearby
unique vehicle~ the group has never seen before Get started on for those interested.Take
and generates questions and discussions. Bring your New Year's cel- advantage of this post-holiday getaway to see the
out the besting the back of the garage and show it ebrations early on decorations at The Ritz. Meet in the lobbyl ounge,
offheet hba-0fhgaaeadho i Dec. 30 with alive' lower level. 'off for holiday,.Surprising fun for all the public is
.invited and urged to attend. and is free. doo-wop concert fea- Nassau Boomers is for single babybioomers
tuning the a cappella born between 1946 and 1964 interested in meetgggy PgANT group Blend, at ing others with similar interests such as movies.
- Fernandina Little theater.wine tasting. biking. walking. kayaking.
Hikewith a park Theatre. 1014 Beech shopping. traveling just to name a few. This is
ranger while learning St. This Illinois-based a cappella doo-wop group not a dating group. however it is open to both
about edibleand o brings back hits from the 1950s and '60s with a men and women boomers and if a connection
medicinaltFlorida twist of fun. Performances are at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. happens then great.There are several local sinnative plants s" Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. gles groups around Amelia but this group is
Participants are Advance tickets can be purchased at The UPS focused on boomers and their interests.
encouraged to bring Store in the island Publix shopping center. Be sure to like" them on Facebook- Nassau
bug spray and bottled water. This program will FLT is a small, intimate space and patrons are Boomers Group and for additional information
take place on Dec. 21at 2 p.m. at the Ribault Club encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to email nassauboomers@yahoo.com.





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Contact Sean McGil at 556OUT2AN ABOU sericiI~ht-OUT AND ABOUT mail.corn or visit wwwfeman-SINOE
.... ~ dinabeachrotaryclub org. MUI O E
THEAER ~ C~nuFriday. Florida Country Superfest is a SMEC I MEET orhusMltr n reserved-seating event. For box suites call
Immigration Records; '"Pump Boys and The JackiC lile SymphonyAssociation (866)>410-5771. RV parking will go on sale in
The Amelia Isiand Effective use of Libraries and Dinettee opn De. 28 at p~ 3R g onJan. 7at 13pn. i the comig weeks. VMisit
Museum of History, 233 S. Archives; Digital Books and the Alhambra Theatre and H1,4At the TmsJnion Centerfor www.VtsftJacksoriville comn for hotels n
Third St., kIvitles you to Its- Newspaper Research, and DiIng 100Bah Blvd. #he Peotrm~ig Arts. For more than half a rate inforenation. ..
next 3rd on 3rd Street Pesw Organizational Techniques. Jacksoniville. c811W fty4 y B. King better known as B.B. f *A..
entatlon tonight, when ape-, Each student will also For tickets call the box ling elidth le frawnlwd C UUUJtybad.
clal guest Peter Mulled receive two hours of one-on- office at (904) 641-1212. -udiei i e ln i The Nassau ComuiyBnisa
preserntf"- eaea oeasitneuigItre Opening Night Gala tickets t-he esetleoart~r
confedemate Soldier- -the resources in researching their are available for the Jan. 3 ho"h~s leased ove iftyabums many of retired~and current. music dca r
lie story of R.M. Heater. own ancestors. The fee for show With complinientar play*. ste7 eI t.lh n vnflsta aj~~
The presentation is based the full course is $354,erson 'champagne and appetizers 1Aw gridplyi.9M 61ltb us wth high school orcoill it -ecire aliteron Heaters memoir of the (includes one-year single before the show and a telssl l......... Q .persons" to toi'ttern$ fo Isasame name, which docu- AIGS membership) or dessert meet and greet with as ftA,, pparent 9 ffe *on B.B., p.m, Thursdays at the Yl ao
merits his journey from $55/couple, (includes a one- the cast immediately follow- ohe tant mke him more popular, more biandtoom, &543 Mne
Kentucky boy to prisoner of year AlGSfamly member- ing. For reservations call the chrs~d"o, redattQ-,vrde-r ifo4riassaucmuiydd albn
war, before ever firing a shot. ship). Register at any Nassau box office at (904) 641-1212. tikt oinliri at Jax6ym~ph9onyog or by Presient Chuck Belinskil4 27 o After his escape from military County Library or call Marie at phnet90)5454-1 --. acha ssau Comnt - o
prison, Heater enlisted as a 321-3460. Fates Snd Nchlsprivate In the 30th Tennessee anid director Ron Kurtz are
Regiment, In theArmy of The Martin Luther King collaborating on a pl ay. Th oayCu fFeadn uicoe
Tennessee, CSA. This pro- Commnemoratllve Breakfast about advice columnist Ann Bahwdi bfringItalian clial concert Am~elia River C gram is free for members, wilb eda am a.18 Landers, to premiere locally Plan~~~C0tet iinla - T~lgt~i~
with a suggested donation of at the Episcopal Hall on, at the Woman's Club of Isan orapfrmnce7 p.mon ~ Saudy ikt-r
$5 for nion-members.. For Eighth and Atlantic. Fernandina Beach on Jan. JaV' 11 at S-L, E iscpahurch in Nort Frt .Frh
Information contact Gray at re DonationsoareF$2naforntickets. 25.ceed will 26 912 l
261737, et. 02,orFor tickets see or call Johnel "TeLd wt l bretthe Nasa Huan -ie, --.-gray@ameliamuseum.org. Preliou at 261-9361, Aiva Answers," by former "CSI" campaign.-,4- ~~0., Butler at,277-1256,or scriptwritier.David Rambo, is Attesf L wiiedoof thefinest
The. Ladles Auxiliary Maybdille Kiriland Brown at drawn from the life and letters inepeer fbt th~eRmtc and early The:courtyard y&Eas,16Cnr
VWpost 43516iilhs 277- 3285;. Te event is spo- of Ann Landers with the coop- ,-j fiFt'-roreSt JflpilB~ilh .
BkSaeon.04 Dec a t l scored by. theude Nassau Count s h~y eration of her daughter, Margo ~,. __7'4~nte nPeb~
a.m. Ples, cookies, -cndy NAACP Ybuth and College Howard. The play is .a witty -oar an Lisz aWt~s wel s themsco 06 onte nF tcutad
appetiers, etc. will be for Chapter. exploration of the wise, funny Geshi puibandeats.
sale. Come nearly b4efe ts all -and no-nonsense Esther Tikt are~ $50~ pe perso an nsaea
gone. Everyone is welco me-- Meet and. greet-the "Eppie" ederer ,*who, for Vyta reiaUi n, Nasa Haned Rsarai ad~&~
The VFWV Post 43M-I lbot- acr"fFeoFaec nearly half a century, wrote SoityScoChanc an heNS o
For modr the Shave Brige 4 an open house Jan.18s the hugely poIplrn Pa k.Frifrato or to reretickets~ St. prset Aaro Bin Pf 9Fidy an
infrmtio cM 42- fro p.m. at 97.51. Mining Landers advice column. r ~$ Oe~ visit~~Y115 al9O4
8791. Road,' Jacksonville. Watch Thend locallh prmir Is9the1511.
e. them rehearse and learn centerpiece of an exclusive Do~a
$sChambln about Flamencob dancing. benefit hosted by the- Friends LavoieDgSa aen 0N eodS. rs
Frederick's litest release, Open to the public, free of of the Librar torie"ud My Favouite Thns Grnd alaesA lova, i chreCal(Q)730-.9786, for the expansion and renova etrf~~odao. 4siita eiJ~ n0~n ~~o
now avallabli. She will -tion of the Fernandina Beach selectonwll be .eformd b.Kthy~ Price U~rban Band on Dc 1
utrahcopies at'Thea Falth.Cdhiristan Academy library. The fundraiser will an eiadBungt acompanied by EveryTuesday is Working Class tiff,
Bokib ~ lr d r vl~et~o eiritre street presents "Puttin' oIn Ithe beginat,6 p.m.. With as s ilent DereSngeono the~ pian nSunday, whr mui ispae tityfo iy n
on Dec. 2$ from 11-5- p.m. Rit" Its.l4thannual auction and reception featur- Jan 19 at3pm t5hCm lnain 0' fviyreoaeavilabl to
Redea ayalso catich a FahrDuhe al n ing wine and heavy hors Chtapol -free "sneakporevie~' f the Feb., 1 frm 7-10 P.M., at The 'doeuvres. Th pefomac Ree-ntoncm Cal 27
author's soon-to-be-released Ritz-Canton, Amelia island will begli at 7p.m asu noprt organizations that offers 8010.. ~ ---~
novel To All The~gs~ borandN Blro.Fters Caf6 table seating (tables afte-school anadsic fr loal le-. ~ j~~
Loved Before apoignant n~d. dalig terSf Q allages are, seat four) And theater seating m n SOar 1 schl ilre. Fone ndldb story about Henry Caison's' Welcome. Enjoy live m usic, tlokets'are available. For tick- J' nMk ih"ec hrdyfo
life-long journeyith himany professional photography andl ets, visit wwWy.fernandinafol. ms intreshoswt :0pm nteMradBrhse
blvdcnine compainios hosd Pvr~ Ticesae org (click on the "donate now'" 1~- ~
from childhood. until hit final, $1 00 per father and daughter, button), call 321 -6259 or PlnainCae ictd Muican pefr a couple of songs and,
farewell to. his faithful dog, a and $50 fo! ahadtoa emlail info @femandinafol org.~ n fRoad in Ferandina Beach.~ the auienceets to hear rnew I@alent.
GodnRetriever named agtradicuegf ag Tickets Are also Available at~P~~a~h hfm~
Nugget -Visit wwsuechonrni mmr.bok ftrJn thq library, 25 N.''Fourth St., .- ltj257 Ca$fthtfX4)4blinfrederick~com.. 15 tickets increase to $125 on Mondays from 1a.m. to 'i
C.. ~~and $60, respectIVey. Attire is noon and Wednesdays from -- (fi t e
The Newcomer; Club of semi- ornhal addancing 3-5 p... -CM commences-t
AmlaIln ilhostits Shos Purchasb tickets at the For information call 321- -e.Fs -efr c The Gre Tute 14 S. Thr tlv
monthlily coffeon Jan. 9 'at sho,96282 Brady Point 6529 send a message toai, ihmsi.Cl 2-34
-03 amWomen Interested Road, 321-2137 or online at if feadinafo,,lorg W~~4d ~9hr~ Hinred
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in Joining the clband who woengels.porn. -ue for ,- ehai-05.
res4~ In ~sauAouFFy(no -rThe' HammerheThdAIFFasixthannual45 S,
by haIve Film FestIval wIll take place inA
love Vvoeo ot i e Feb. 27 through -March 2. 'Cu-~-k.~ntal I G~ijers at.
end oon 6, arlm, Thi 1, 4 f204 esonis"Epect ilkdtfiepaiacesaonr.com.
atted For informationcn euno the Hale Thsyear they are-adding a ~- .. .
tad Lulu Elliott at Amasdr aktal two~day High School Film 2~~~~~-
luluelliottghotmall~com or temo e.2a ~. Competition, anew Colag wit suc renosanwnoedetiri1aw
-548-9807. (or other contact on wethyakonheShort Fest and are planning ~ ~pianit JenYe The Intn roeeauigLwec
the coffecmiteo'ii Nassau Nets In a family. much more. Keepvisiting'the H' 1 fil ~--iolmes, Johnny Robinson, Scott Giddons
WWW.niewcomprsofamella1s- finl eeigd basket- website for details and pricing me I er,, edString and Sam H-amilton, plays- each Thursday
land~com.ball6 shomaship Ithe at www.areiilnflfsi nigh ~ 't ~ fat The Ritz-CarltonAmlia Island,
CCI- Fernandina BeachfHigh: val.orgr IC Rienu an Dress is casual. For information call Holm~es
ThSmiicIln S60o gmnasum. fa[nucnet y Brazlian- -- .....~
Geneaogica So~t TheNassa Netsea~rnwill Jim'Belushiland the -,(Alps) will conducta include local teachers,. coach- Chicago, Board of Comedy Broky Rier a qure ofcascly-b
BegInner(Onesbg li esfirst-responders, psrs cmstthJmand Janne musician that pe$rrm Beethoven- Pabio 12 N. Second St, Fernand~ia-Course for these lntestod I and. other community leaders., Moran -Theater at te Timns ges- ini ~p~*with the enrgy f youngrocki Beach, hostsa jazz jafrm 7-10 p~m.the
In esarcin thinamil Enjoy music,' interactive, Unln Ceiinter for the stars.etpsaofe~rY~t -plia~
hisoy Fiv se1in 4I be gmsfrc1 depie, PromigAt nJn 1 sut tr may sit in for oe song r the wholje night.
held at the Ferrindi Bac snc, beras ad more. atil 8 .m. wv~watcmifco. The .........l ailits pro-- Join the smiling list by emalilog beechfly A
PlcStation Cmunity All proceeds go to fund the -With mor tha 30a yearsur of eary Jnuay, r~......-h~e
Roomy atI 5251 LImo Sif from Fernandina Beach- Rotar exp erience and anI alumnus of- fA........ *u" '
9:30 a.m. lto ioon oni, ClIUi's Dollars:1for Scholars .'Saturday Night Live" and Gerg...o~o .. ......
Saturdays Jan.,11, 18. and 25 Program. -Chica .go's faniied Second City, 1 'TheFloida Thet, 128East Forsyth St., The Palace Saoont, 117 Centr S.,prsand Feb. 1. and 8. TopIcs A dacei tickets: are $10 Jim Belushi, is bringing, to the Jackonille, and .GLie resent......e ants Schnoclkered Sunday, Ace Winn-"'
include Cenissand Civil Vital fobriaduits and $5 for stUd'ent stg nipoie oedy Thr. oo an th7.-ryest8p .Oil Mon a I Buc Sitah Prndc Tuscl/ray DJ i
Records; Church and and will bes on sale. soon. sketch -show featuring rmem Mach~' 19.- ~ .~ Mna;BckSihPoef~edy-.
S~~~qns~~~~~ri-~ aewloe. eertn 4 er ic ee as of Bill Chiders at 491-3332 or emnailblghp
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FRIDAY DECEMBER 20.2013/News-Leader R EI I N3B






RELIGIONA GA THERING OF WOMEN

NOTES

Supplies needed
With the holidays upon
us and the month again coming to a close, the Salvation
Army Hope House
Emergency Pantry is almost
bare. If you can help, they are
in immediate need of the foltowing items: 1) Peanut butter
& jelly 2) Bottled water 3)
Breakfast items like oatmeal,
grits, breakfast bars and cereal 4) Boxed prepared meals
.and macaroni & cheese 5)
Canned meats 6) Soups 7)
Canned fruit 8) Beans 9)
Spaghetti sauce 10) Powdered
laundry detergent and 11)
Toilet paper. Please bring S
your donations to 4105S. Ninth
"S.or call 321-0435.
The Tuesday Mor ninig
Unity semvces Ladie Is B .ible Study of First
Unity Isle of Light will. hold Presbyterian* Church, led,'
services on Dec. 22 at 10 am.byMgR ser ad
at the American Beach *Charlotte Collins, hosted
Community Center, 1600 Julia. the second annual,
St. on Amelia Island., Gathering of Women:
December lessons will Carols, Candles &
explore 'Mhe Wonder- Communion on Dec. 3 at
iChild" and be led by Marcia 7 p.m., a service of worBrown, spiritual leader ship created for women of
and coordinator. The service all ages and denominawill include meditation, t ions. The gathering is an
'prayer and singing. Children opotunitytprae
,re welcomed and encour- hearts and homes for the
-aged. Therewill be special -coming of Christ again and ~
music. -to focus on the one whose
*Unity Isle of light is a birth is celebrated.J
.start-up spiritual community Aboveletth
oniefla Island with a posi- i eoilUie
tive, practical and progressive ~ Methodist, Church.
.approach to Christianity. They Christmas Carolers greet'
-are a welcoming, energetic -attendees. with song.:Above :and engaging spiritual com- right,1Bill Bryan gife the :munity. All are welcome to' women with delicious holi)Join them. The American day desserts-following t he
Beach Community Center is service'.
'ADA compliant To learn Left, ynn lclks plays
:more about Unity Isle. of light tepaodrn h ev
contactt Marcia Brown at 415- ice.
~082~ ~, Middle tight, the- altar is
set for coinmni6n. Below,
~Hvdahsxvice th ihhg0 e
igh, telgtnof the'
T1he Jewish Community of, andl es was followed by
'Amelia Island/Nassau will lisa Flick iging. Leonard
'hol a Havdalah service on, Cohen's "HIalillujah."
Saturday evening, Dec. 21, at
ia private home. For details: PHOTOS BY JOYCE ROBERTS
:contact Debbie Price .at FORTHlENEWVS-LEADER.
ideb2O3aofcom.
Canidihtsemvce
4Waddtifon4tci its regtlarvur)
'Dec. 29, Ameli Island
Church of Christ will hold an
Evening Candlelight services at 7:3.0. p.m. that day. The'
;church is located at 95762.
Amelia donc6urse. All are Hepnee olition for the H~omeless, prayer Monday through thiroughu h ol ov~- pm For iio rmation contact
'welcm t'atn.Frifr 0 o16123, Fernandn *Fiday at noon Call 261-7194. tims of polio,'land mike's and Anna Sahlmanat.40319 2 or
mation call 277-3303 or visit The all-volunteer Yulee Beach, FL 32035. winter therlijijurie call261-6448.
:ArnellalslandChurchofChrist Interifaith Dinner Network Please put YID]N in'115theIUJC:Thew wokshopoe' e
com. ed h omuiyshl memo line.. 'Aproject to fabricate metal NMa trough Tusa ~ pisne~
to continue to provide hot, -.. parts used to rnanufactr from83 am. t:on al 'eraj1d p~q
i ii Whealthy meals to adults and Lull St. three-wheld 'hand-crinked jack at 261-5,691 or-ae t Bac nefiDinner
Lifeline Ministries, 1438: chiildren epriencing hunger Elm Street Church of (300, carts is ongoing at a work 261-5863 t I hvoliinte Netw6'rk i ned, of dona~Eat Ok S.,Ferandna in otur comuity. 502 South 11th St" shop sponsored by-Memoril .. 'to fpaegodrd
Beach, will hold Vacation, just 1$ 25 provides enough FenniaBahqatr. Uie ehds hrch, A!II M c cleanini.stipples, Itemsn May
%Bible School July 22-26, meat to serve a hot meal to.50 Bishop Jimmy Campbell, The vehicles, called Personal. FistAsseml f( God0,-02' be dropped off~atSt. Peter's 2014, from 6:30-8 1p.m. people. To help, contact the -holds Sunday Shlat1 EnryTnsotation or South 14th St. Fernan dia E-pisopal Church'l parish
Inightly. To learn more, con- network at a~m., MorningWorship PETs,Ir fully assiemrbled at -Beach, hosts free, English' 6ffie, 801'Atlantid Ave.,!
tctdiecorAmnd Redr nf~cnasa~cm,55-296 a 1 a-,Bile Study Penyqin naGen, passes for Spanish speaking'- Monday through-Thursday
aat 491-5401.P nn y amsn rGre
oa 9-50.r send donations to The *Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Cove Springs and shipped. 'people on Tuesdays at 6.30 from 9 amft.-4. p.m.


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AROUND SCHOOL FRIDAY. DECEMBER 20.2013 News-Leader
AROUND SCHOOL






CLAss NOTS Fourth-grader named VSA Florida Student of the Month.
Y ,mc winI c" TAMPA VSA Florida,
VSAFL, is proud to announce
Get your shopping and Melanie Levitt as their
wrapping done, and let the November Student. of the YMCA take care of the fun. Month. Melanie is a darling 9Daily options available with year-old fourth grader from free registration available Yulee Elementary School in online at firstcoastymca.org. who loves to sing, dance, color Week 1 is, Dec. 23,26 and 27. and read.
Week 2 is Dec. 30 and Jan 2,3 Melanie is the star in the and 6 from 6:30 am.-6 p.m. Hug-a-Bug-a-Boo music video
YMCA Day Camp provides recorded by her nominator and Yulee
a safe, fun-filled, creative, edu- folksinger/songwriter, Elementary stuncational experience that your "Mrs.Kate" Carpenter. Carpen- dent Melanie
child will look forward to ter writes that Melanie should Levitt receives
because each day is a new be a VSA Student of the Month her VSA Florida
adventure. There's so much to because, "she gives her all Student of the
do at Winter Day Camp: when it comes to music. Her Month award at
Olympic Adventure! Campers *hole body comes alive with the Dec. 12
ages 4-12 and Teens can par- joy, and her smiles spreadto School Board
ticipate inage appropriate her audience. She was a girlmeeting.
in.audience She.girl Pictured with
activities like: wonder in the studio when we ire
Field trip to the Omni were doing our filming. Melanie are
Amelia Island Plantation She followed directions care- Mrs. Kate
Resort for Safe Archery/ fully and repeated entrances Carpenter,
Nature Center/Plantation Putt numerous times without com- _Principal Scott
Putt plaint" Hodges and
Dress likean ElfDay! .Melanie's Downs Syn- 'Schools
4,"AmazingRace" dromeand CeliacDisease cer- "-Superintendent
Activities, Challeniges and tainly don't interfere with her John Ruis.
Scavenger Hunt exuberant personality. The SUBMITIED
whole cast and crew fell in love
with her contagious joy and ness and respect. To view the The VSAFL program is with disabilities statewide. understand teamwork, have Faith ChristiapnAcademy smile, agreeing that Melanie trailer for the video, please desighed to increase public Students who participate in the increased language and math presents"Puttin'ontheRitz," added averyspecial element to visit: http://yoittu.be/VXwYt- awareness and -recognize the, arts develop creativity have skills and are generally more its 14th annual Father- the video, which teaches kind- iZbeg. impact arts make on students increased self-confidence, engaged.
Daughter Ball, on Feb. from
7-10 p.m-. atThe RitCarton,
Amelia island Grand
Balkoom. Fathers and daugh- "4',
tears of all ages are welcome.,
Enjoy live music, professional
photography and hors dioeu- ,.
vres. Tickets are $100 per
father and daughter, and $50,
for each additional daughter
and include gift, bag andimemory book. Ater Jan. 15, tickets
increaseto$125 and $60',
respectively. Attire is semi-formal and dancing shoes.
Purchase tickets at the school, ,
96282 Brady Point Road, 3212137, or online at ww.fcaangels.com.' 4%
Food prepcouarse
Registration is open for the
Commerciald Food and StJBMrED PHOTOS
Culinary ArtsW force Mason Rhodes meets Mickey Mouse along with his
Certificate offered at the ftty twin brother Connerand his sister Ashleyat the Give .
SCook Nassau Center. The Kids the World Village in Orlando, left. Mason, elow
6b0-hour, two-course program right, received'the tripthrough the Make a Wish
prepares individuals for Foundation. His mom works at Yulee Middle School.
employment in the culinary Above, brother anudsisteriZoe and ane MeKendree,
adoptalitfd' ii at ElMShelp o0
p 'tionth E tst r' pack up letters for the Macy's "Believre Campaign" to
P P u-nu EL .
training class, begins Jan. 13, raise funds for the Make A Wish Foundation.


npr o YMS helps wishes come true
mee ing Mo d Frida from ..."' ... .,.-,". .... .... :
$942 plus a uniform' tetboo" lt u
an prvded.4foruse in, r" U

the class. Restaurant Cook the second 300-hour class, will :'"" be offered in the summer Yulee I Middle School they believe in, Macy's son of YMS paraprofessional like royalty"
term, which starts in May. recently participated in the donates $1 to the "Make A Stephanie Rhodes has The teachers and students
'.Chef Bill Castleberry will "Believe Campaign." Macy's Wish" foundation. leukemia, alife-thratening ill- at YMS look forward to parteach the classes. Interested' has been a strong supporte'of This yeat Yulee Middle nfiess, aind in 2011 was the ticipating in" the Believe resident must complete an the. "Make A Wish foupdL School sent 624 letters to: recipient of a wish from the Campaign each year knowing application anid the~Test of tion sinde 2003, raising money IMac's in supportof thisgreat Make aWish Foundation. He their efforts'make a difference w
Adult Basic Education to grant wishes to children foundation and his family went to "Give to people like Mason and his
(IABE), The Betty P Cook with ifethreatening medical The Believe Campaign hits Kids the World Village" in family. This is the fourth year
Nassau Center is located at conditions. For every letter home for Yulee Middle Orlando, where they stayed YMS has participated in the 76346 Williaiii Burgess Blvd, that students write aboutwhat School Mason Rhodes the. for a week and were treated program. '
Yulee. For information call .
Tina Elmoreat 548-4435.
~h~BMCN Auxiliary ,,,,


Friends of Fernandina
Aviation isawarding j$2000
schbiarsfip; to Nassau awards scholarship
senio who wish to pursue a
course of study or vocation in A big "thankyou" went out pirating her love of sports an aviation-related field.. to the PMCN Auxiliary Board Kirstie looks forward to gradInformation and applications of Directors at a recent meet- eating in April from UNF and -h
may be obtained on the FOFA ing when Lee Anderson, assis- she is pleased to say that she Rachael
website, fofaviation.com, or at tpnt director of development, will be able to pay back her Hentigan, presiall Nassau County high school UNF Brooks College of student loans with the help(f dent, BMCN ..
guidance offices. For further Health ,and Kirstie Jones, the the newly awarded scholarship Auxiliary, Kirstie
information, contact Jim fall scholarship recipient, provided by the BMCN Jones, scholarMcCannell at 26115831. attended to thank the BMCN Auxiliary. ship recipient,
Applications must be submit- Auxiliary for their continued The Baptist Medical Center and Lee B.
ted to your high schoolguid- scholarship program to bene- Nassau Auxiliary is pleased Anderson, assisance office by April 4, 2014. fit aNassau County .health and proud to offer its support tant director of
careers student. to the community via scholar- development,
-Kirstie is a 2010 Hilliard ships to the University of UNF Brooks
Fernandina Beach Middle-Senior High School North Florida Brooks College College of Health, 5.
Christian Academyis growing graduate. She was introduced of Health. The partnership from left,.at the
and tould use volunteers for to the field of athletic training began in 1998 and to dite 20 auxiliary's recent
its 4-H garden, clerical sup- and decided to pursue a career scholarships have been award- board meeting.
port;technology and sqbsti- in the medical field while incor- ed. sstearrrED
tute teachers. If you can help,
contact PrircipalFiank
Vacirca at 491-5664. "

As Foodthyew
Thff e Amelia land Film Fo rv

Festivalannounces that a high Fernandina Beach
school film competition will be Middle Schools Student held durin kthe 2014 AIFF Council collected nearly
arihualfestival Feb. 27 1,300 boxes of canned
throii h rierch 2. Jidging and food items, weighing feebiack wilbe provided by nearly 1,100 pounds,
Startfest. For complete rules from students and staff
and details visit-www.amelia at the school. All items
islandfilmfestivalOrg. were donated to the
Barnabas Center on
R14th Street in
The Fernandiria Beach Fernandina Beach in
High School Class of 1979 will order to assist families
hold its 35tl reunion June 27- over the holidays. From
29,2014, with the theme left are Kyle Richardson,
Pirates Midsunimei Dreain. Hogan Alvarez, Cisco
Cost is $25 per person and $40 Moore, Brody
per coiple.A dditional details Mandelbaum, Eddie .
will soon be available. Send Turvey, Jack Martin,
check or money order to Class Reggine Alexander, i 4
of 1979 35th year Reunion, Walker Bean and Kenzi /
P.O. Box 16234, Fernandina Branch. E
Beach, FL 32034. SUMTE -t'i-:; ;




FRIDAY. DECEMBER 20.2013 LEISURE News-Leader 5B


HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS NEWCOMERS CELEBRATE

Hilliard lightshow and Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville,
starring Gary Marachek. Show times are 8
Resident George Lyons announces that p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Doors open at the annual Christmas light show, "Hilliard 6 p.m. and meal at 6:30 p.m. Matinees on Lights," is up and running at the comer of Saturday are at 1:15 p.m. Doors open at 11 Georgia and Ninth avenues in Hilliard. This a.m. and the buffet starts at 11:15 a.m. year the show has grown to over 75,000 Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m. Doors open at lights, all synchronized by over 2,000 comput- noon and the meal starts at 12:15 p.m. Group er channels. New display features include sales are available. Tickets start at $46 for dancing light sticks, and in the middle of it all adults and $35 for children and include dinthe new "Digital Cosmic Color Bulb Tree." nershow and parking. Call the box office at The tree is 25 feet tall with 600 bulbs, but (904) 641-1212 or visit each bulb has 3 LED's inside with every one www.alhambrajax.com. of them on the tree being independent. This EBS leads to an exciting array of colors, patterns, E u shapes and swirls. All these are again set to EB Scrooge: A Southemrn Fried Carol, writChristmas favorites at 95.7 FM. ten and directed by local playwright lan Mairs,
The show is located at the comer of based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas
Georgia and Ninth avenues. Turn west onto Carol, will play tonight at 7:30 p.m. with P
CR 108, continue straight onto First Avenue American Sign Language interpreter, Dec.21 then tumrn right at Georgia Avenue. at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 22 at 3 p.m.
For more information and directions visit at Florida State College at Jacksonville
www.HilliardLights.com. Show hours are Soith Campus' Wilson Center, 11901 Beach Monday-Thursday from 6-10 p.m. and Friday Blvd., Jacksonville. and Saturday from 6-11 p.m. (weather permit- Drop your British acceht and leave your ting). English spirits at home. Enter a world of grits
Gige b ad ship and gravy, red velvet cake and the ever-presaGingerbread ent glass of sweet tea. This modern spin on a
The S.S. Amelia Gingerbread Pirate Ship timeless classic captures the sights and is on display in the lobby of The Ritz-Cariton, sounds of the American South via Amelia Island, for public viewing during the Jacksonville playwright and director lan holiday season. Highlights include Santa's Mairs, while maintaining the spirit'of Dickens' Storybook Tea (Dec21), Santa Tuck-ins; and beloved tale of greed and redemption. New Year's Eve Black and White Tickets are $22.50 for reserved seating,
Masquerade Ball. Additionally, guests can $17.50for children, seniors and military and chose from a selection of dining options dur- $12.50 for FSCJ students/staff with valid ID. ing Christmas and New Year's Eve. Visit Limit two tickets per ID at $12:50 each. Call www.ritzcarton.com/ameliaisland or call 277- (904) 646-2222 or (904) 442-BWAY (2929), 1100 for more information. or visit www.artistseriesjax.org.
SudfNewYeafs Handers Messiah
Rod Stewart impersonator Kenny Holiday The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra will perform from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. on presents Handel's Messiah on Dec. 21 New Year's Eve at The Surf Restaurant and at 8 p.m.in Jacoby Symphony Hall, with Bar, 3199 South Fletcher Ave. Enjoy a com- Donald McCullough, conductor, Mary plimentary toast at midnight. Call 261-5711 for Wilson, soprano, Adriana Zabala, mezzoinformation, soprano, Jason Ferrante, tenor, Matt
Boehler, bass, and the Jacksonville
OUT OF TOWN Symphony Chorus
Handel's masterpiece to this day is one of
idsnias Carole' the most famous oratorios ever written.
Tickets are $25-$72. Call (904) 354.5547 or
"Christmas Carole" is at Alhambra Theatre log on to JaxSymphony.org for information.


HOLIDAY HELPERS

Joyto the Children SecretSata
Each year, Joy to Dayspring Village, Inc., a state licensed
the Children provides limited mental health assisted living facility
a Christmas Day cel- serving adults with schizophrenia and schizoebration for under- affective disorders, seeks local volunteers to
privileged children in become a Secret Santafor the-residents at
Nassau County. 'the facility near Hilliard. Adopt a"resident for a
Wrapping day is Dec. Christmas wish, donate homemade bdked
21 from 10 a.m.-1 goods or share you musical talents. Call or .
p:m. at Yulee High email coordinator Janet Adkins at
Schopl.. Volunteers and donation are alwa Janet@daysptingvill
n$ ay$_ &aetdayprngvi e.o-- '
welcome ad tineede&Emaiinfeojey-vb dtaida ypringfri Ie tothechildr'~n.org or visit the group on stephanie@dayspringilI gE Voc SFacebook. Visit www.joytothechildreh.org. 845-7501.


HOLIDAY PET PROJECTS

Kittywish tree'
.The Kitty Wish Tree at
Cats Angels is up and loaded
with wish cards for its felines.
There's a wide array of
wishes this year from catfood, spay/neuters, cat toys.
and supplies. Stop by and
make a kitty's wish come
true.
Cats Angels Thrift Store is
located at 709 S, Eighth
Street and is open Monday
through Saturday from 11
a.m.-5 p.m. While you are .
there, take a look at the The Newcomers Club
selections in the Christmas of Amelia Island
Shop on seasonal decora- s sUBMlTrED enjoyeda'Christinas
tions and gift items. Cats The cats of Cats Angels are available in a calendar to luncheon on Dec. 12
Angels is a 5013(c) charity benefit the nonprofit organization. at the Amelia Island
and proceeds benefit its .. Club at Amelia
spay/neuter, TNR and adop- Island Plantation.
tion programs. love the pictures and it's Cats Angels spay/neuter and From the top are
P great for holiday gifts or adoption programs. Cats Carol Mizell, Kay.
stocking stuffers. The calen- Angels, Inc. SPCA is a Hopkins and Pam
The Purr-fect Cats of Cats dars are on sale at $10 each 501 (c)3 nonprofit 0rganiza- Park;
Angels are together againin at the Cats Angels Thrift tion and receives no govern- Deb Fanelli, liona
a calendar for 2014 and one Store/Adoption Center, 709 ment monies. It relies on .Meaux-and Joan
of Cats Angels "model" kitties S. Eighth St. in Fernandina donations, grants and Krull; Ethel .iniado,
is featured each month. and at the Femandina library fundraising. Visit www.cats Terri Botakove and
Cat people of all ages will All proceeds support the angels.con to learn more. Pam Hamilton;
Maria Glenn and
; i-. ,.Cynthia
Parish;Marilyn
"r[ and the ,vision and integrity dents of political, economic, Mrozek and Joan
Continued from lB each artist brought to the and socidl history and we've Lohr; and Pat Randa
incorporated modern theo- representation" Of the Amer- learned the country goes :- and Blanca Tatum.
rides of color, space and form. can experience.-Working in through political and eco- SUsMrrmDPHOTOS
These artists do not so much one of our nation's most nomic cycles similar to today. adhere to a single style as a volatile eras, the artists rep- Art is a great teacher about common interest in portray- resented in this exhibition how our country has ing their realities in a decid- worked throughtheir indi- responded to historical edly modern fashion. vidual and collective strug- events and the nation has
Rich in stylistic diversity, gles to forge a new, uniquely dealt with challenges."
Modern Dialect illustrates American visual language in The Cummer Museum of the scope of the American a modern dialect. : Art and Gardens is located at modernist aesthetic in the From an interview with 829 Riverside Ave., Jacksonfirst half of the 20th century the Horsemans. "We are stu- ville. Call (904) 355-0630.



A ROTARY

CHRISTMAS
The Rotary Rooters, from left, at
right, Bonnie Ridley, piano, Wally
Messer, bass guitar, Dr. David
Page, guitar and Jim Hook, vocals,
help the Fernandina Beach Rotary
Club ring in the holidays. Far
right, the club's exchange student,
Bo Young-An, plays piano with
Messer on bass. Club members
joined the musicians in singing all
the Christmas classics. : / / ,:; ..
PHOTOS BY MELANIE FERREIRA .." 9 .'] i n :
FOR.TE.N.S.LE DER... .... ~ .. .. .





SH OM ESFRIDAY, DECEMBER 20.2013 News-Leader

HOMES




'Yards to Parks protects real Florida HOME & GARDEN BRIEFS
AMANDA BURNETT FamIersa with pecans, almonds, coffee,
For the News-Leader and assorted spices.
F Dec. 21 is the final farmers Coming a week early this
On Friday, Dec. 13, market in downtown month is Proper Pie Company
Fernandina Beach residents Fernandina Beach before with their double crust savory
hit the classroom and the Christmas. Join the vendors and sweet authentic British
trails to learn about one of on North Seventh Street and and Irish pies. Banger rolls,
Florida's worst environmen- fill your bags with purple egg- sausage rolls and scotch eggs
tal threats plants, crispy cabbages, sea- are also available. This is the
Invasive exotic plants are sonal squash, savory onions last Saturday for Cohen's
plants that have been intro- ,, and more. Pecans so stop and see Sarah
duced to Florida from other Vendors will include: to get pecans for your holiplaces, oftentimes Asia. JD Beef, with allnatural days and to freeze for later.
These plants have the ability farm fresh Angus beef. Their Shakti Life Kitchen will have
Sto out-corimpete native plants beef is from free-range cows. organic, raw and gluten-free
and change Florida's habi- 'ThIereare no steroids, no hor- gourmet foods, kale chips,
tats. Not only do invasive mones and no antibiotics. granolas, cheezes. nut butters
exotic plants cost the state Great Harvest Bread and more.
millions of dollars each year, Company is a local bakery Also at the market will be
threatened and endangered offering fresh breads with five Tea Bagz and their organic
wildlife species are losing simple ingredients: flour, hot and cold teas as well as
habitat because of-these inva- water,-fresh yeast, salt and Almost Ancient Pots. Simply
sions, something sweet usually a Savory Olive Oils will have its
Unfortunately, invasive local honey. olive oils from just outside
exotic plants are moved and .SUrMITED Bacons Select Produce Sparta, Greece. Have your
introduced to natural areas in Local residents take home native plants after participating in the "Yards to Parks" brings'hydroponically grown favorite bottled. Gift boxes aremany different ways. Wind, program on Dec. 13 to learn about invasive exotic plants that threaten Florida's lettuce with the roots still available. All About U.S. has wildlife and transportation all parks, and how to stop them. attached. This means you are wild Alaska sockeye salmon
contribute to their spread. getting fresh lettuce that will illets, and find organic letAnd because some of these .' last longer. tuces, kale, bok choy, seasonal,
plants are readily available at saw evidence of the wildlife Amelia Pasta brings home- greens and more at Meteor
home improvement stores, that rely on them, including made pastas in some pretty Street Produce. Coffee tasting
man invasive exotic plants many song birds and a bur- creative flavors. A favorite is is always available at Flagship
are planted in private yards .- e row of an endangered the sweet potato, and others Coffees, where all.coffees are
without the homeowners yof Feandina Beach Parks and Gopher tortoise. enjoy Orange Szechuan, Wild 100 percent Arabica organic
being aware. One good A AThe "Yards to Parks" pro- Mushroom and even gluten and certified fiee trade.
storm or one pile of yard T te is to be announced Registration will be $5 gram will be offered again in free pastas. Sign-up for the E-Mail
wast dumped over the-fence nd will include refreshments, a nate plant, invasive March at the city of My Personal Chef will Newsletter at www.amelialater, and invasive exotic t Fernandina Beach Parks and bring customer favorites for farmersmarketcom. The nonplants can begin their spread FAS Nassau County Extension Servic at (94 879 Recreation Department the holidays including profit Amelia Farmers Market
into Florida's parkland Greenway at 2500 Atlantic Meatloaf, Authentic Italian is open every Saturday from 9
forests. Ave. The exact date is to be Meatballs, Baked Eggplant, am.1 p.m. at the Shops of the
This is what Nassau having on our state, how to plant provided by Reflections announced. Registration will Parmesan, Shrimp Kabobs Omni Amelia island PlantaCounty residents, the identify some of the worst of Nature Nursery, and a be $5 and willinclude andmore. With time-consum-, tion, with plenty of easy
UF/IAS Nassau County invasive plants in the county, yard sign declaring, "We refreshments, a native plant, ing holiday meals coming out access parking. No pets. Call
Extension Service, the aid what are some beautiful remove invasive plants from isive exotic plant identifi- of your own kitchen, take a 491-4872 or'visit www.aimelian
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dates below: on 1/6/2014 a 2002 GMC la i S $350 cam & tax.
Yukon VIN# 3GKEC16Z22G197149 and nd Five Points VIllage, 1,200 sq. ft. AIA/S.
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AL REAL ESTATE Advertised AIRLINE CAREERS Begin Here -Get Subd behind Super Wal-Mart. next to PeacockElectric $12/sq. ft +
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