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Publisher: Eric O. Simpson, Feb. 14, 1981- .

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Ron Washington was born April 29, 1952 in New Orleans and still lives there when he is not coaching the Texas Rangers. Washington became Manager of the Rangers in 2006 and in 2010, the team played in their first World Series game. This year, they are back at it again and even though they lost on Thursday night to the St. Louis Cardinals by one point in overtime, their manager Washington is known for speaking their language to get them to win. He played as a short stop. This Friday night will be the first time in nine years that the World Series went to seven games. If the Rangers win the series, Ron will break another record since he is the first Black manager of a major baseball team. yyy0vjghnqtkfcuvct0eqo Nqqmkpi"hqt"ewuvqogtu"vq"rcvtqpk|g"{qwt dwukpguu"qt"wvknk|g"{qwt"ugtxkeguA"Kh"{qw cpuygtgf"[GU."vjgp"{qw"pggf"vq"rnceg"cp"cf kp"Vjg"Hnqtkfc"Uvct"qt"Igqtikc"Uvct# ECNN";261988/::56"vq"rnceg"{qwt"cf"VQFC[## Check, Money Order, or Credit Cards Accepted cfBvjghnqtkfcuvct0eqo PQTVJGCUV"HNQTKFC‘U"QNFGUV."NCTIGUV."OQUV"TGCF"CHTKECP"COGTKECP"QYPGF"PGYURCRGT K P U K F G Opinion/Editorial............A-2 Church...........................A-3 Talk of the Town...............A-4 Around the Area............A-6 Caribbean News.............A-7 Local-Florida...................B-1 Columns........................B-2 Sports...........................B-4 Crime & Justice..(A).C&J-1-4 Prep Rap...........(B).PR-1-4 Classified & Business...B-7 Rtguqtvgf"Uvcpfctf W0U0"Rquvcig"Rckf Lcemuqpxknng."HN Rgtokv""Pq0"5839 QEVQDGT"4;"/"PQXGODGT"7."4233 """""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""" XQN0"83"PQ0"4; """"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""72" EGPVU Cp"Cyctf Ykppkpi Rwdnkecvkqp. ugtxkpi"{qw ukpeg"3;730" Tcvgf"‰C“"d{ vjg"Dgvvgt Dwukpguu"Dwtgcw Ykuj"vq"ikxg"wu"c"Pgyu"Uvqt{A Ecnn"*;26+"988/::56"qt"Ugpf"kv"vq< kphqBvjghnqtkfcuvct0eqo Tgcf" Vjg"Hnqtkfc cpf"Igqtikc"Uvct Pgyurcrgtu0 Nkuvgp vq"KORCEV Tcfkq"Vcnm"Ujqy0YYY0vjghnqtkfcuvct0eqoStill the peoples choice, striving to make a difference. Cant Get to the Store Have The Star Delivered Vjg"Hnqtkfc"Uvct R0"Q0"Dqz"6284; Lcemuqpxknng."HN"54425 Vjg"Hnqtkfc"Uvct. Vjg"Igqtikc"Uvct# Korcev"Tcfkq CO3582 *;26+"988/::56 UKPEG"3;73 In an effort to reduce obesity, First Lady Michelle Obama has made a complete overhaul of the food pyramid and put together a Lets MoveŽ campaign where she travels to different schools and organizations around the nation. She is very dedicated in her plight to help reduce the overweight future adults. Teaching them the importance of choosing a well balanced meal each day. She has studied and put together an easier way for them to choose good food from bad food by showing pictures of a plate fixed with healthy choices. Thursday, First Lady Obama flew to Jacksonville. She arrived at Naval Air Station-Jacksonville around 11:00 a.m. where she met with culinary arts students from Frank H. Peterson Academies of Technology who gathered to greet her off of the plane. One of the students stated that when she found out two days prior she would be meeting Michelle Obama, she was in total bliss. The Peterson students had won the nationwide Cooking Up ChangeŽ healthy cooking contest. The goal was to create a healthy, great-tasting school meal that has only six steps to prepare. Later, Mrs. Obamas motorcade left for the Prime Osborn Convention Center where she was due for a Democratic fundraising luncheon. Then she met with local girl scouts who are trying to eat healthy and be more active. First Lady Michelle Obama in Jacksonville On her Lets MoveŽ Campaign Hall Tgcf"gpvktg"Tgrqtv www.thefloridastar.com Vjtgg"Ogp"Cttguvgf hqt"Jqog"KpxcukqpUgg Etkog"("Lwuvkeg Tobler First Lady Michelle Obama just after arrival in Jacksonville. The Frank H. Peterson Academies of Technology gathered to greet her. Photographer: FMPowell,III, FL Star Vjg"Pgknuqp"Tgrqtv Vjg"Uvcvg"qh Chtkecp"Cogtkecp Eqpuwogtu Powell PDC"Pgiqvkcvkqp Vwtpu"Pcuv{ After three days and thirty hours, according to sources, the NBA owners and players called it quits without setting up a new meeting time. Even though they had done this before, none ended like this one where there were accusations of lying and an acknowledgement from Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver that he had not gauged how far apart the sides were. The players association vice president Maurice Evans said, gloves are off.Ž At this point, the entire season could be in jeopardy. HTGGCfxcpeg"Ujqy Pqxgodgt"3uv 988/::56 Oqpvhqtf"Rqkpv"Octkpgu"Hkpcnn{"Jqpqtgf Nghv"vq"Tkijv
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LETTER TO THE EDITORDear Editor, I am very disappointed and disgusted with our city of Brunswick sanctioning Neighborhood Block parties as well as street barricades for such events. On Saturday, September 17th, there was a block party celebration in the 2500 block of Johnston Street between O Street and P Street. I tolerated the loud noise for over an hour. There is absolutely nothing more irritating than to hear foul, provocative and vulgar lyrics from Gangsta Rap music blaring reverberrating up to three blocks. I phone police to have the revelers lower their volume of the music as well as open the street for neighborhood traffic. Officer H. Scott responded to the call. He told me that the party had a Block Party Permit issued by the City Manager's office and that the barricades will remain. Not once did he exit his patrol car to completely assess my complaint. He did not approach the event planners to have them lower the volume of the music by stating," a Block Party permit trumps the local noise ordinance in the city." This was clearly a bold-faced lie. He did not want to do his job. I was left with the impression that Office H. Scott was fearful and derelict in his official duty as a police officer. Partygoers stood outside the perimeter of the barricades along with illegally parked cars. Actually, the Block Party was held onto a vacant private property lot in which the property owner was unaware. Had an ambulance needed to get through the barricades to save lives, it would have been next to impossible. There was visible under-aged drinking, drugs sold and consumed with no chaperones or hired security. Residing in the midst of this chaos was four elderly and disabled homeowners who suffer from debilitating and chronic illnesses. They suffered as well. Many of the partygoers, who lived in other parts of the city, began to park, gawk, and loiter in the next adjacent block creating a nightmare of cars blocking driveways. Some partygoers became rude and belligerent because I refuse to have them park in front of my resident to attend the party in the next block. Some exited their cars already drunk and/or high on drugs carrying open containers ready to raise unholy hell. The city police were called four times, and the Block party was never shut down due to the unsafe circumstances. They heard the loud music and witnessed the partygoers standing outside of the barricades, yet did nothing. A neighbor called police later and complained of hearing a gun shot. In a fraction of a second, there were three police cars hustling from their patrol cars with flashlights in one hand and holding their weapon holster with the other. At this moment, I felt like the city police wanted violence, mayhem, blood and gore. They were never interested previously in the prevention of crime. The Block Party continued. I am now convinced that our city police maybe in bed with criminal elements in the community. It is unconscionable and unsafe to allow these types of events in residential neighborhoods without hired security or police visibility. The City of Brunswick has many great parks and rental facilities which can be utilized for these types of events. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Across the country, people are injured or murdered at these Block Party events. Just recently, the City of Jacksonville experience several fatalities from block parties. We live in a moral-les s and value-less society nowadays. Please urge your city commissioners to ban Block Parties and street barricades for such. It is a nuisance, unsafe, and an overall inconvenience to first responders and neighborhood traffic. The city places itself in litigation to be sued by allowing permits for such events when there is no police visibility, hired security, or chaperones. A concerned citizenPAGE A-2 THESTAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 OPINIONS CLARA JACKSON McLAUGHLIN OWNER/PUBLISHER LONZIE LEATH, RINETTA M. FEFIE MANAGEMENT SALES & MARKETING G. ABRAMS, DENNIS WADE, DAN EVANS MAY E. FORD LAYOUT EDITOR KEVIN KIM CRIME &JUSTICE ARTHIA NIXON CARIBBEAN NEWS ALLEN PROCTOR DESIGN AND WEB SITE PARTNER BETTY DAVIS LIFESTYLE/ SOCIETY COLUMNIST MIKE BONTS, SPORTS EDITORInvestigative Reporter: Lonzie Leath, Features:Dementrious Lawrence Reporters/Photographers: Marsha Phelts, Carl Davis, Laurence Greene, F. M. Powell III, Michael Phelts, Richard McLaughlin, Andrea F. K. Ortiz, Angela Morrell, Joseph Lorentzon, Scott Jurrens, Cheryl Williams Columnists: Ulysses Watkins, Jr., M.D., Ester Davis, Lucius Gantt, Deanna, Cynthia Ferrell, Delores Mainor Woods, Farris Long Distribution and Sales: Dan & Pat Randolph, Abeye Ayele, Cassie Williams, Angela Beans, Tony Beans, Herman Robinson, David Scott TEL: (904) 766-8834 FAX: (904) 765-1673 info@thefloridastar.com (912) 264-3137 Georgia Serving St. Johns, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Alachua, Flagler, Marion, McIntosh, Camden And Glynn CountyTheFloridaStar.comThe Florida and Georgia Star Newspapers are independent newspapers published weekly in Jacksonville, Florida SUBSCRIPTIONRATES One Year-$40.00 Half Year-$22.00Send check or money order or call with VISA, AmEx, MC, DISCOVER and subscription amount to: The Florida Star, The Georgia Star P.O. Box 40629 Jacksonville, Florida 32203 The Florida Star will not be responsible for the return of any solicited or unsolicited manuscripts or photos. Opinions expressed by columnists in this newspaper do not necessarily represent the policy of this paper.MEMBERSHIPS: Florida Press Association National Newspaper Association National Newspaper Publishers Association Amalgamated Publisher, Inc. Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce First Coast African American Chamber of Commerce THEFLORIDA STAR THE GEORGIA STAR YOLANDA KNUCKLE, COLUMNS LIZ BILLINGSLEA OFFICE/ACCOUNTS MANAGER TIA AYELE, SPECIAL SECTIONS GEORGIA MARKETING ANGELA FAVORS MORRELL DISTRIBUTION HERMAN ROBINSON, DAVID SCOTT National Newspaper Publishers Association Why Wait?LET THE POST OFFICE DELIVER THE FLORIDA or GEORGIA STAR TO YOUI want a One Year Subscription to The Florida or Georgia Star!Please donate 10% of my paid Subscription to the non-profit organization listed below. Please send my Paid Subscription to: Name ___________________________________________________________ Address _________________________________________________________ City ____________________________________________________________ State ____________ Zip Code _______________ Name of Organization for Donation: ________________________________________ _________________________________________ A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE ()6 Months $22.00 ()One Year $40.00 ()2 Years -$70.00 SEND TO:The Florida/Georgia Star Post Office Box 40629 Jacksonville, FL32203-40629 www.thefloridastar.com Cash, Money Order, Check, PayPal, and/or Credit Card Accepted ***F A L L S P E C I A L***DOWNPAYMENT AS LOW AS $495 2003FordE-150 Work Van$1,000-Down 2002Chevy Astro Work Van $800-Down 1998Mazda Protege Low Miles $1,850CA$H 1999ChevyMalibu Nice Car$695-Down 1998 Mitsubishi Galant Gas Saver $595-DownCALL 904-354-0405UNITED USED CARS, INC.1222 North Main St.(Plus tax, tag & fees)Everybody Rides We finance everybody SAVE $100.00 with this AD AUTOS FOR SALE Founded In April 1951 By Eric O. Simpson First African American Inducted Into The Florida Press Hall Of Fame LEGAL NOTICES INVITATION FOR BIDSBartram Island Cell F Removal Bartram Island JAXPORT PROJECT NO.: G2012-06 JAXPORT CONTRACT NO.: C-1378 Sealed bids will be received by the Jacksonville Port Authority until 2:00 PM (EST), Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at which time they shall be opened in the Public Meeting Room of the Port Central Office Building, 2831 Talleyrand Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida, for Bartram Island Cell F Removal. All bids must be submitted in accordance with specifications and drawings for Contract No. C-1378, which may be examined in the Procurement Department of the Jacksonville Port Authority, located on the second floor of the Port Central Office Building, 2831 Talleyrand Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32206. (Please telephone 904/357-3017 for information). AMANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011, AT 10:00 AM (EST), IN THE PUBLIC MEETING ROOM, FIRST FLOOR OF THE ATTENDANCE BY A REPRESENTATIVE OF EACH PROSPECTIVE BIDDER IS REQUIRED. A BID WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FROM ANY BIDDER WHO IS NOT REPRESENTED AT SUCH CONFERENCE. PLEASE VISIT HTTP://WWW.JAXPORT.COM/ABOUT-JAXPORT/CORPORATE-INFORMATION/PROJECTS-FOR-BID OR CALL THE PROCUREMENT DEPARTMENT AT (904) 357-3017, PRIOR TO THE BID OPENING TO DETERMINE IF ANY ADDENDA HAVE BEEN RELEASED ON THIS CONTRACT. Bid and contract bonding are required. The mandatory JSEB Participation Goal established for this project is 10%. REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS DESIGN-BUILD SERVICES FOR MASS NOTIFICATION SYSTEM (MNS) FOR THE JACKSONVILLE PORT AUTHORITY JPA CONTRACT NO. AE-1278ARR The Jacksonville Port Authority is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from qualified Design-Builders to design and construct a Mass Notification System for the various JPA facilities. The selected Design-Build team will perform planning a programming, preliminary design, design, engineering, permitting, pre-construction, construction serivces and other services necessary to deliver a completed project that meets the budget and schedule for this project. Response to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) will be received by the Prucurement Department of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JPA) until 2:00 P.M. (EST), on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. This request is for a Design-Build team (here-in after called Proposer) with experience in design, integration and construction of mass notification systems. The Proposer shall have experience in working at maritime port facilities with similar complexities. The term of these services for the Mass Notification System (here in after called MNS) is intended to extend from Notice to Proceed for this Contract through the completion of construction planned for May 31, 2012. These services are anticipated to commence in December 2011. Please visit http://www.jaxport.com/about-jaxport/corporate-information/projects-for-bid to obtain RFQ documents. This project is 100% funded by a Port Security Grant. Federal Funding Opportunity Number: 2007-GB-T7-0140 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL No. 12-03 Sale of Festooning Cables By the Jacksonville Port AuthorityProposals will be received by the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) until 2:00 P.M. (EST) on Friday, November 4, 2011 at which time they will be opened in the First Floor Conference Room, 2831 Talleyrand Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32206. All Proposals must be submitted in accordance with the Specifications of Request for Proposal 12-03 which may be obtained on Friday, October 21, 2011 from our website: http://www.jaxport.com/about-jaxport/corporate-information/projects-for-bid Procurement & Contract Services Department P.O. Box 3005 Jacksonville, Florida 32206 (904) 357-3455 PUBLIC NOTICE

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JACKSONVILLE, FL AKAMO, Baby Girl Maliyah, died October 20, 2011. ALBRIGHT, Jason, died October 22, 2011. BLANEY Lacey, died October 24, 2011. BOOTH, Thomas E., 68, died October 21, 2011. BOYNTON Yvette Michelle Hicks, 47, died October 21, 2011. BRANHAM, June Eloise, 54, died October 21, 2011. BRYANT, Faye Anita, died October 25, 2011. CARTER Melinda, died October 21, 2011. CREWS John J., III, 60, died October 20, 2011. DANZY, Flossie Mae, died October 24, 2011. DENMAN Ralph David, 64, died October 21, 2011. DOLAMORE, Charles David, 78, died October 21, 2011. ELLIS Jimmy Leon, 66, died October 23, 2011. FAULKNER, Mary Elizabeth, 106, died October 23, 2011. FORD, Bobbi, died October 25, 2011. GRISWOLD Wanda Yvette, died October 23, 2011. FRANKS, Dorothy Sue, 64, died October 24, 2011. HAYNES Brenda, died October 24, 2011. HILL Abner C., Jr., 81, died October 23, 2011. HOWE, Mildred Thrift, 77, died October 22, 2011. JENNINGS Samuel, died October 25, 2011. JOHNSON Evelyn, 87, died October 24, 2011. JOHNSON Roena, died October 22, 2011. JULIANO, Addie Lee, 86, died October 22, 2011. LIGHTNER Sandra L., 49, died October 19, 2011. C.L. Page Mortuary, Inc. LUTZ, Nove Jean, died October 20, 2011. Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home. MARTIN, Andrew Daniel, Jr., 90, died October 20, 2011. Alphonso West Mortuary, Inc. MOSELY, Catherine Jean, 67, died October 21, 2011. Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home. PROCTOR Bruce A., 68, died October 21, 2011. PURCELL James Henry, Jr., died October 21, 2011. RANSOM Clarence, died October 19, 2011. RITTER John, died October 23, 2011. SORRELLS, Tina Deborah, died October 23, 2011. Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home SOSSOMON, Charles, died October 22, 2011. SQUIRES, Carl, died October 23, 2011. TYRE, Hubeart, 78, died October 21, 2011. WALTON Cora Lee, 91, died October 22, 2011. WEISFLOG, Thomas Patrick, 52, died October 21, 2011. WELLS, Pamela Ann, 58, died October 19, 2011. WHITAKER Royal, Jr., died October 22, 2011. WILDER John, 81, died October 23, 2011. WILLIAMS Bernice, died October 21, 2011. WILLIAMS, Mernice Virginia, died October 21, 2011. WILLIAMS Sadie L, 90, died October 20, 2011. WOOD Alice, 80, died October 25, 2011. ~*~GEORGIA DEATHS ARMSTRONG Latarsha, 34, died October 24, 2011. JONES Betty 60, died October 21, 2011. MARSHALL Doris R. Prescott, 81, died October 23, 2011. RANDOLPH John Wesley, died October 21, 2011. WARREN, Michael, 55, died October 23, 2011. Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475 Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr. Sunday Worship Service . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Church School . . . . . . . . . 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Glory HourŽ Bible Study . . . . . . .10:00 a.m. Jehovah JirehŽ Bible Study . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thursday Young at Heart Ministry . . .10:00 a.m. Friday Joy Explosion Ministry . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With UsŽ New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208Sunday School ƒ..............ƒƒƒƒƒƒ..9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Intercessory Prayer...............ƒ..10:45 a.m. Morning Worship ......................11:00 a.m. Youth Church 2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary) Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m. Elder Arnitt Jones, Acting Pastor Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus (904) 764-5727 Church GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCHThe Church Where Everybody Is SomebodyŽBishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586Sunday School.......................................................................................9:30 a.m. Morning Worship.................................................................................11:00 a.m. Tuesday................................................Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m. Thursday...............................................................................Joy Night,7:00 p.m.Email: Gospell75@aol.com Website: Greaterelbethel.org Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE A-3 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 Tune In To WCGL AM RadioForIMPACT IMPACTTuesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.AtWCGL1360.comThe Florida Star and Impact Striving To Make A Difference! Clara McLaughlin Host Yvonne Brooks Co-Host CHURCH DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES Central Metropolitan C.M.E. Church4611 North Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Ofc (904) 354-7426 Fax (904) 354-0934Rev. Marquise Hardrick, Pastor ~ Worship Service ~Sun Church School 9:30a.m. Sun Morning Worship -10:45 a.m. Tues Eve Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Wed Bible Study 12 Noon Wed Feeding Ministry 2:00 p.m. ANNOUNCEMENTS Lion of the Tribe of Judah Ministries, Inc. PASTOR Dr. Sirretta Williams (Temporary services held) 623 Beechwood St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Sunday School.......10:00 a.m. ~ Sunday Worship .......11:00 a.m. Every 5th Sunday Friends and Family Day Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Direct Phone: 904.866.7047 Office Phone: 904.356.4226 Seeing Beyond The Lifestyle To Save A Life Website: www.lottojm.com BROTHER DAVID TERRELL REVIVAL 4502 Old Middleburg Rd., Jacksonville, FL (off 103rd St.), is having a Gospel Tent Revival November 1st 5th, 2011. First service is at 7:30 p.m.; November 2nd 5th, service will be at 10:30 a.m. there will also be a 7:30 p.m. service. There will be anointed preaching, praying for sick deliverance. Come let God change your life. All is welcome! For more info, call 783-6567. NEW BETHLEHEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH located at 1824 Prospect Street in Jacksonville, will celebrate their 92nd Church Anniversary starting with their Annual Banquet on Sunday, October 23rd at the Blue Cypress Community Center at 4:00 pm. Tickets are available for a donation of $30.00, children 6-12 only $15.00. Praise & Worship Service will be celebrated on Thursday night, November 10th with great musical artists from around the city beginning at 7:00 pm. Visiting Churches Night celebration will begin at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 11th with several participating local churches. Sunday, November 13th concludes this years celebration with Sunday School beginning at 9:30 am, Morning Worship Service begin at 11:00 am and Youth Explosion at 4:00 pm. Contact the Church at (904) 764-5727 for more information. EMANUEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will be celebrating the First Anniversary of Pastor Thomas D.A. Blue, III starting on October 16th 30th with special night services on October 26th 27th. Emanuel Missionary Baptist Church is located at 1203 N.E. 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601 THE MILLIONS MORE MOVEMENT, Jacksonville LOC for the Millions More Movement Inc., a non-profit organization is appealing for the donation of a truck or van, new or used. This vehicle will be used for clothes pickup and restricted to only organizational business. The vehicle will be most useful in helping us to better do what we do best "Serve The People." Help Jacksonville LOC., for the Millions More Movement Inc.," as we work to end the violence through a good, quality education, and not more incarceration." Visit our website: www.realpagessite.com/jacksonvilleloc call us at 904240-9133 or 904-354-1775 if you want to learn more about our organization. Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. 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Come join Bishop Dr. Lorenzo Hall Sr.every Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM for Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at The Greater ElBeth-El Divine Holiness Church, located at 723 W. 4th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209. Redeem Christian Ministry SUNDAY SERVICE10:00 a.m.A. Philip Randolph AuditioriumŽ 1157 Golfair Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32209 904-483-0333PASTOR RICKY S. LEWIS & FIRST LADY ELIZABETH LEWIS Cordially invites all to join in this joyous occasion as we endeavor to lift up the name of Jesus!! O GIVE thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth forever. Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy. PSALM 107:1-2 Greater Mount Ararat Missionary Baptist Church 181 Buddy Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055Announces The Installation Services Of: PASTORELECT: DAVID L. SCOTT WHEN: Sunday, November 6, 2011 @ 4:30pm WHERE: Olivet Missionary Baptist Church 541 N.E. Davis Avenue Lake City, FL 32055 And I give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding Jeremiah 3:15 Pastor … Elect Scott cordially invites all Pastors, Evangelist, Ministers, & Friends to join in this joyous occasion as he endeavors to do Gods will.

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A4 C M Y KPAGE A-4THE STAROCTOBER 29, 2011 Still sensitive, smooth, secure, saved, smart, and sexy at sixty.Photography provided by Bernard's Photography and Majestic PicturesRecently, at the Brooklyn Royal, Dee Mainor Woods celebrated her 60th birthday with nearly 100 friends and family members. They came from as far away as Syracuse, New York to usher in a new decade with this special lady. Music and dance lessons were provided by DJ Will and Company. A delicious meal of some of the honorees favorite soul foods was prepared by D&T Catering Services. The place was decorated in Disco, Rock and Roll, and Flower Child motifs with many of the guests dressed accordingly. The invitations encouraged them to dress for any period from 1950 through the 1980s. Prizes were awarded to costume winners, Marilyn Barlow, Charlie and Dorothy Waiters, Ann Boston and others. The dance (twist) contest was easily won by Debra Walker Thomas. A highlight of the evening was a circle of love around the honoree as Happy Birthday was sung to her and different guests expressed their personal wishes. The evening ended with lip-synching by several of the guests to the old familiar hits. A great time was had by all. As the party ended, guests wondered where the time went. Everyone left with full stomachs and lots of great memories. Most were happy they were able to sleep late the next day (Saturday). The honoree does not know when she will celebrate again, but this one will be remembered for years to come. Each guest received a disco ball necklace or key ring as part of the keepsake package. Family in attendance included her aunt, Fannie Mobley; Special Friend, Walter Koonce; siblings, Marilyn Barlow, Dorothy (Charlie) Waiters, Earnestine Whitehurst and Randy Hall; nieces, Katrina Taylor, Del (Travis) Mackey from Clermont, Angela Carter (with fianc Doc Morton), Aceta Carter Kelly, Ann Boston, Terrilyn Mainor Bethea; Cousins, Helen and George Brunson from Syracuse; Deborah Hawkins, Katina Williams and Jackie Smart; extended family, Shannon Roberts, Nikie Mitchell, LaTrina Hamilton, Lavera (David) Smith, Retha Curry Thomas and Oretha Curry Brooks; friends from out of town included David Ballard of Alabama, Jackie Denson of Macon, Sandy Hightower and husband of High Springs, and Willie and Belinda Clayton of Orlando. Also attending was long time best friend Teresa Dickerson. E kaabo (pronounced eh-kah-bow) Welcome. Ritz Chamber Players fundraiser hosted by Marietta LeBlanc and Josh Jones at their home. Talk of the Town! Talk of the Town! by Frances Bradley Volume Burks, Photographer

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OCTOBER 29, 2011THE STAR PAGE A-5 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. You may have heard. AT&T and T-Mobile are planning to come together. What will that mean to you? More cell sites and spectrum means better service sooner. And it means your Internet is about to take a big leap forward with LTE „ a super-fast mobi le broadband technology. We are going to deploy it to more than 97 percent of all Americans, giving you access to a cutting-edge wireless network and all the opportunities it brings. So keep your bonds strong by reaching out to those you care about the moment they need you. y a m u o Y A d r a e h e v a h y obi M T d n a T & T A AT ng i n n a l p e r a e l obi ge o t ome c o t ng r e h t ge m t i d n A e c e r o M i w t a h W e t n I r u o y s n a e m e p s d n a s e t i s l l o t n a e m t a h t l l t u o b a s i t e n r e s n a e m m u r t c e ? u o y o e l g i b a e k a t o t e c i v r e s r e t t e b rd a w r o f p a e r e n o o s e u t r o p p o o y g n i v i g g e r a e W E T L h t i w s g n i r b t i s e i t i n a o t s s e c c a u o o l p e d o t g n i o g s a f r e p su a „ E y e g d e g n i t t u c h t e r o m o t t i y o a o r b e l i b o m t s o w t e n s s e l e r i w t n e c r e p 7 9 n a h l o n h c e t d n a b d g e h t l l a d n a k r o a c i r e m A l l a f o t y g o l p e s n a m o m e h t p e e k o S p p d e e n y e h t t n e m t s s d n o b r u o y g u o y d h c a e r y b g n o r t s o h t o t t u o g n i b a e r a c u o y e s t u o MobilizeE Everythingcom I T & T A 1 1 0 2 MobilizeE g i r l l A y t r e p o r P l a u t c e l l e t nEverything.com d e v r e s e r s t h g

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Around The Area Around The Area PAGE A-6 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 Photos by Frank M. Powell, III of The Florida Star Everyone who made Biketoberfest in Daytona Beach October 13-16, 2011, a big success! Mark your calendar now for October 18-21, 2012 for the 20th anniversary! Biketoberfest 2011 BiketoberFest Datona Beach Universal Ryders Jacksonville, Florida Durdy Boyz MC Jacksonville Florida and Huntsville, AL Act Like Ya Kno Ryders Jacksonville, Florida J Ville Ryders Jacksonville, Florida Extreme Ryders Motocycle Club, Kingsland, GA P.H.A.T. Ryders, Jacksonville, Florida DIVAS

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PAGE A-8THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 Publix is the real deal.With all the claims of low prices and great values, which grocery store really does o er you the most? Bottom line, its Publix. No gimmicks. No come-ons. Just straight-up savings that will help keep your grocery budget in check. Go to publix.com/save right now to make plans to save this week. to save here.

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OCTOBER 29, 2011 THESTAR LOCAL FLORIDA SECTION Reinstate Floridas Parole Bertha Richardson, supporter of Reinstate Florida's Parole has a son in prison. To the right: Reinstate Florida's Parole Rally entertainment A.D.33 Members Westside Church of Christ and the Richardson Family Photos by Frank M. Powell, III of The Florida Star Sign the petition. Story of a parolee sentenced to life. Learn how you can get involved, questions about parole in Florida and register to vote with great entertainment. Go to www.forgot tenmajority.com and sign the petition. Sponsored by Forgotten Majority, Inc. Corey Wilborn, Judy Thompson, Shelia Graham, Representative Mia Jones Special Assistant to the Mayor B Central an Essential Church Poised through our Faithfulness and Commitment to Gods Calling,Ž is this years theme for Harvest Day Sunday, October 30, 2011 The community is invited to join Rev. Marquise L. Hardrick, Pastor of Central Metropolitan CME Church and The Harvest Day Chairman Brother A.J. Jones, CoChairs, Sister Jackie Johnson, Brother George Washington III, and congregants for Sunday School at 9:00 am with local guest teachers, and the Morning Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Bishop Teresa Snorton is the keynote speaker. She is the Presiding Bishop of The Fifth Episcopal District of The Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church, and became the 59th bishop elected in 2010, and the first female bishop of the C.M.E. Church. Join us in thanking God for all HIS provisions HE has given to us over the years. There will be songs of praise, spiritual food for the mind, body and soul, and the joy to fellowship and enjoy a free dinner following the morning worship service. Harvest Day Outreach Community Project this year supports the Reed Educational Campus/Tween Girls. A communitybased service sponsored by the National Council of Negro Womens Child Watch Partnership of Jacksonville offering free services for girls 9 through 12 attending elementary school in Northwest Jacksonvilles Royal Palm/Bethune District. The Harvest Day Outreach Coordinator Sister Mary Stalling and members are appealing to the community to support this organization by donating and bringing this Sunday your choice items to the Harvest Day Sunday School or Sunday Morning Worship Service: Paper Goods (hand-towels, toilet tissue, and napkins), Styron-cups, Dish Detergent, Hand Sanitizer, Hand Liquid Soap, and Bleach all-purpose. If you choose to make a more general contribution, please make check payable to Center of Achievement/Reed Educational Campus. Your contribution is tax deductible. A representative and program participants from the Center of Achievement/Reed Education Campus will attend. Central Metropolitan CME Church is located at 4611 North Pearl Street, Jacksonville, FL. If you need a ride to attend the church ministries or you just need a prayer, we are here for your spiritual need call the church office at 904-354-7426 or email us at centralcme@comcast.net Bishop Teresa Snorton to Keynote Central Metropolitan CMEHarvest DayŽ Jacksonville, FL U.S.A. Terrance Higntower, Edwards Juanantia, Reggie Brown City Councilman, Richard Hendley, Milton Edwards, Larry Kitchens, Marta J. Crespo, Mercedes Parker, Marva Watkins, Carl Jenkins, Larry Phelps, and Eveander Collier, IV. Representative Mia Jones, Special Assistant to the Mayor Willie Smith, speaker who spent 27 years in prison prior to being released on Parole The idea of pulling the community together was the point of the event, said J.J. Edwards, president of the Jacksonville Brotherhood of Police Officers, which put on the event in conjunction with Councilman Reggie Brown. Over two hundred came for the event. Fred Griffin, Juanity Edwards (JAX), and Brien Graham Loyalty First Motorcycle Club, Rochester, NY Kenneth Demps, Robin Richardson, Kyal Richardson, Victoria Ward, Torrance Cox, Sr., and Monroe Dinish (not shown Jermal Butler) A.D.33 Acappella Singers, members of Westside Church of Christ / 23 West 8th Street And Main Street with New CD "Put Jesus First" Bishop Teresa Snorton Harvest Day Committee Members-Mary Stalling, Cornelia Fountain, Earline Jones, Jackie Johnson, A.J. Jones, Rev. and Mrs. Marquise L Hardrick, Betty Howard, Sharon Coon, Ann Sneed, Deborah Dickenson, and photos not shown are: Gladys Brown, Marian Hannah, Chelsey Bailey-Washington, George Washington III, Doris Pitts, Mammie McDaniel, Pearl Graham-West, James Jackson, and Delores Payne. Photo by Allen Moore They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:23.

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FLORIDA / GEORGIA FOOTBALL GAME on Saturday, October 29, 2011, at the EverBank Field, 1 Everbank Field Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more information call 904.633.6100. FLORIDA/GEORGIA CELEBRATION on Saturday, October 29, 2011, at The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr. W., Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more information contact 904.353.1188. AUTISM OPEN HOUSE: Lecture on Autism on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 6:00P.M., at Sensory Connections, 6653 Powers Avenue, Suite 133, Jacksonville, FL 32217. For more information call 904-524-1752. MOSH SENIOR DAY: Wednesday, November 2, 2011, Museum of Science and History (MOSH), 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207. Contact 904.396.MOSH for more information. LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETYS LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK, at The Jacksonville Landing, on Thursday, November 3, 2011, at 2 Independent Dr. W., Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more information contact 904.353.1188. 31ST ANNUAL LINCOLNVILLE HERITAGE FESTIVAL: Friday, November 4, 2011 at 5:00 PM Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 6:00 PM (ET) St. Augustine, FL. Please plan your visit to Fort Mose today! Ft. Mose State Park, 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine, Florida 32084. Call 904-823-2232 for festival information. RITZ JAZZ JAMM PRESENTS:STANLEY JORDAN, Saturday, November 5, 2011. For tickets or more information call 904.632.5555 or visit www.ritzjacksonville.com Community ActivitiesPAGE B 2THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 HE GOT THE SHOCKER OF HIS LIFE. David, a 26 year old WWII veteran returned home and married his high school sweetheart who already had an 8 year old daughter. They had no additional children, but lived happily for 60 years until she died. His wife never worked, so he was the sole provider for the family and provided a good life for his wife and step-daughter. His step-daughter had 8 children and he accepted all of them as his grandchildren. Upon the death of his sweetheart, David gave his step-daughter $60,000 cash and $10,000 to each of her children ($140,000). David was a deacon in his church and after having been widowed for two years, he became lonely and married an elderly church lady largely for companionship, but also because he had fallen in love. Shortly after the wedding, much to his surprise, 2 of his granddaughters came into his house and right in front of his face, took all of his china, crystal and silver. They claimed that it belonged to their grandmother and no other woman had a right to use it. RESULT: Now the old man who has given so much to so many for so long, has been totally crushed by the conduct of the selfish few. He is now working with us to make plans for the rest of his life and for the distribution of his assets. PREPLANNING CAN HELP; WE CAN HELP! Our caring and professional staff includes funeral directors, attorneys,counselors and insurance agents. AARON and BURNEY BIVENS FUNERAL HOME andCREMATION SERVICES 529 Kingsley Avenue, Park, Florida 32073 (904) 264-1233 www.bivensfuneralhome.com PREPLANNING SERVICES AT TIME OF DEATH AFTERCARE SERVICES PROBATE OF ESTATES Ways To Help Lower Cholesterol For Heart Health (StatePoint) Cardiovascular disease is the leading killer of Americans, affecting one in three people, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). And, the problem may be getting worse, as a new study from the AHA predicts that those who have heart disease are expected to increase to more than 40 percent of Americans by 2030. This prediction doesnt have to be reality. One of the major risk factors for heart disease is high cholesterol, which may be lowered by eating a heart-healthy diet and exercising. Heart disease runs in my family so I understand first-hand the role that genetics play in cholesterol and overall health. But maintaining a heart healthy diet and choosing foods that may actively help lower cholesterol are the simplest, most effective things people can do for heart health,Ž says Dr. Travis Stork, ER physician and co-host of the TV show The Doctors.Ž To help educate people on easy ways to reduce cholesterol, Dr. Stork has teamed up with Cheerios to share helpful tips. Food Choices Are Key Because heart health risks can be modified by diet, eating foods low in saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol is important. And, the soluble fiber in oats, known as beta glucan, has been shown to help lower cholesterol. Beta glucan is found in familiar foods such as Cheerios cereal and oatmeal, and helps rid the body of some LDL or badŽ cholesterol. It acts like a sponge in the digestive tract to soak up cholesterol, helping to naturally remove it from the body. To garner benefits from beta glucan, it is recommended that you eat three grams of soluble fiber daily from whole grain oat foods, such as Cheerios which has one gram per serving. Eaten as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, this may reduce the risk of heart disease. Other foods that may actively help lower heart disease risk include certain fish, such as salmon and tuna, that are high in a good fat.Ž And foods containing at least 0.65 grams per serving of plant sterol esters, eaten twice a day with meals for a daily total intake of at least 1.3 grams, also may reduce the risk of heart disease when eaten as part of a heart-healthy diet. When doctors tell patients they have high cholesterol, they often receive information about the things they cannot or should not eat,Ž says Susan J. Crockett, PhD, RD, FADA and leader of the General Mills Bell Institute. We think its important to empower people with the simple things they can do that may help lower their cholesterol.Ž With this in mind, the company is donating $200,000 to WomenHeart, the nations only patient centered organization dedicated to educating women about living a heart healthy life (www.womenheart.org). For more on how Cheerios may help lower cholesterol, visit Cheerios.com. A few simple lifestyle changes, such as becoming more active and making smarter food choices, may help improve your heart health. ***** ULYSSES W. WATKINS JR., MD HEALTH NOTES LIPOSUCTION (Suction Lipectomy) GENERAL INFORMATION DEFINITION: A surgical technique using suction equipment to permanently remove fat deposits. Surgery requires 1 to 2 hours. BODY PARTS INVOLVED: Thighs and hips; buttocks; fat cells of the abdominal wall; chin or other small areas. REASONS FOR SURGERY: Cosmetic improvement of fat areas that wont go away without extreme dieting that may leave the rest of the body too thin. SURGIAL RISK INCREASES WITH: Extreme obesity. *Smoking. *Chronic illness or disease, such as diabetes, *Excess alcohol consumption. *History of phlebitis. *Use of mind-altering drugs, including: narcotics; psychadelics; hallu cinogens; marijuana; sedatives; hypnotics; or cocain. WHAT TO EXPECT WHO OPERATES: Plastic surgeon. WHERE PERFORMED: Outpatient surgical facility or hospital. DIAGNOSTIC TESTS: Before surgery: Blood and urine studies. *After surgery: Blood and urine studies. ANESTHESIA Local anesthesia and sedation for small areas. *General anesthesia by injection and inhalation with an airway tube placed in the windpipe. DESCRIPTION OF OPERATION: The plastic surgeon marks areas to be operated on. *Incisions (about 1-inch each) are made in suction areas. *A suction tube, with one end attached to suction equipment, is pushed through the incision into the excess fat and moved back and forth repeatedly (20 to 30 times at each site). *Eached incision is stiched. POSSIBLE COPLICATIONS Resuctioning in some areas may be necessary. *Phlebitis. *Surgical infection. *Excess bleeding; anemia. *Blotchy brown areas at surgical site. AVERAGE HOSPITAL ST: 0 to 2 days. PROBABLE OUTCOME: Improved appearance. POSTOPERATIVE CARE GENERAL MEASURES No smoking. *A hard ridge should form along the incision. As it heals, the ridge will recede gradually. *Dont be concerned about small amounts of blood oozing at the surgical sites. *Bathe and shower as usual. You may wash the incision gently with mild unscented soap. *Use an electric heating pad, a heat lamp or a warm compress to relieve incisional pain. MEDICATION: Your doctor may prescribe: Pain relievers. Dont take prescription pain medicine longer than 4 to 7 days. Use only as much as you need. Antibiotics to fight infection. You may use non-prescription drugs, such as acetaminophen, for minor pain. Avoid aspirin. ACTIVITY *Resume driving 1 week after the surgical scar heals. *Avoid heavy lifting for 6 weeks after surgery. Learn proper body mechanics to reduce strain. *Dont strain with bowel movements or urination. DIET No special diet required. Vitamin and mineral supplements.(sometimes). CALL YOUR DOCTOR IF *Pain, swelling, redness, drainage or bleeding occurs in the surgical area. *Your temperature rises to 101F (38.3C). You develop signs of infection: headache, muscles aches, dizziness, or a general ill feeling and fever.* You become constipated. Health Notes Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area REAL LIFE STORIES

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PAGE B-5 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 2011 March of Dimes Foundation working together for stronger, healthier babies Facebook.com/WorldPrematurityDayMarch of Dimes Northeast Florida Division thanks our community partners for support of World Prematurity Day SUPPORTWORLDPREMATURITY DAYNOVEMBER 17 Corporate Partner Supporting Sponsor Media Partner

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PAGE B-6 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011  I hired a great teacher as a result of the skills he gained through the Employ Florida network. EmployFlorida.com provides job seekers with the skills needed to positively stand out during the interview process.Ž THE RESULT: Green Cove Springs Junior High School students gained a talented geography teacher who contributes to their education every day. One Click. Job Resources. DR. SARYN HATCHER Principal Green Cove Springs Junior High School HIR RE yFlorida.com Emplo yFlorida.com 1-866-FLA-2345yFlorida.com Emplo 1-866-FLA-2345yFlorida.com Notice of BidsNorthwest Jacksonville Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) Request for Proposal Sealed bids will be received by NJCDC, 1122 Golfair Blvd., 32209 until Noon, Monday November 7, 2011, and thereafter publicly opened and recorded at 2:00pm., Ed Ball Building, 214 North Hogan Street, Room #851 RFP Number: PHASE I Title: Demolition of several multi-family units on various scattered sites. Scope of work includes demolition, removal, disposal, and fill dirt. (1) Prior to demolition, all services such as water/sewer, electrical and gas shall be disconnected and removed from the equipment and structure(s) accordingly. The Contractor shall be responsible for coordinating with the service providers and performing all work necessary to assure that services are properly disconnected, closed and shut off. Sewer laterals and water lines serving the demolished structure(s) shall extend vertically to finished grade and shall be capped with an approved plumbing device. Erosion or sedimentation controls, when deemed necessary by the Housing Code Administrator, shall be installed prior to the start of demolition. (2) The Contractor shall be responsible for demolition of structures and disposal of all debris, material, and equipment in a permitted landfill and in accordance with applicable local and State laws. All raised curbing, structural supports, equipment pads, storage tanks, block or concrete foundation walls, retaining or support walls that extend or protrude below grade shall be removed at the time of demolition. (3) Upon completion of demolition, the Contractor shall provide any topsoil or clean fill dirt that may be needed to fill voids, depressions or holes that were created as a result of the demolition activities. The demolition site shall be compacted, graded and free of protrusions, demolition debris and abrupt edges. The goal is to create the desired topography, soil profiles and drainage patterns to support restoration efforts and to assure that the existing storm water system can be maintained after completion of the project. (4) Existing grass, weeds and overgrowth shall be removed from the property prior to final restoration. The final restored site shall be free of voids and pockets and in a condition that is suitable for mowing with a push type mower.(5) All streets and sidewalks shall be protected during construction and swept clean upon completion of the project. Work performed under this scope of services shall be paid under a lump sum basis with progress payments payable in proportion to the percentage of work completed. Contracts will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder as quickly as possible; however, the bidder agrees to honor the bid for one hundred twenty (120) calendar days from the date of the bid opening. PHASEII Title: Rehabilitation of two multi-family quadaplex (8 doors). Please pick up specification packet from Florida Blue Print. Work performed under this scope of services shall be paid under a lump sum basis with progress payments payable in proportion to the percentage of work completed. Contracts will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder as quickly as possible; however, the bidder agrees to honor the bid for one hundred twenty (120) calendar days from the date of the bid opening. PHASE III Title: Single Family New Construction. NJCDC will build 4 single family units. Plans and specification packets can be picked up from Florida Blueprint. Work performed under this scope of services shall be paid under a lump sum basis with progress payments payable in proportion to the percentage of work completed. Contracts will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder as quickly as possible; however, the bidder agrees to honor the bid for one hundred twenty (120) calendar days from the date of the bid opening. For a detailed description of the project requirements, all interested Residential, Building or General Contractors will register their intent to review the project by emailing their company name, address, phone/fax numbers and the name of their company representative to the Executive Director … northwestjaxcdc@gmail.com with Villages of North PointŽ in the subject line. In Phase I, only one demolition contractor will be selected. In Phase II and Phase III, bids will be awarded to the lowest qualified bidder per address. Bid prices may be held for up to 120 days. All bids must be submitted in accordance with the Project Plans and Specifications which will be available to purchase from Florida Blueprint (542 South Edgewood Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32205, (904)388-7686) beginning Monday, October 10, 2011. The price per set of documents is: Phase I _$10.00_, and Phase II _$50.00_ and Phase III_$18.00 all of which is non-refundable. FEDERAL FUNDING: This Project will be funded partly or in total by the Federal Government. Therefore, Bidders must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (24 CFR, Parts 1 and 2); Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (24 CFR, Part 115); Federal Labor Standards Provisions (HUD 4010); the Davis-Bacon Act; the Anti-Kickback Act; and the Contract Hours and Safety Standards Act. Bidders are advised to refer to the Federal Regulations, of these specifications for more information. Bidders must submit with sealed bids Section 3 Proposal Form, Section 3 Business Application Certification (To Be completed by both the Contractor and Sub-contractor), Section 3 Economic Opportunities Plan (Appendix H), Tables A and Table B, Conflict of Interest, Letters of Intent, List of Subcontractors and Shop Fabricators, Training and Apprenticeship Program Memo in accordance with 24 CFR, Part 135. All Bids must be made on the forms provided, properly executed, placed in an envelope and mailed or delivered in accordance with this Notice. PRE-BID MEETING: PRE-BID Walk Through: Meeting Date: October 18, 2011Meeting Date: October 21, 2011 Meeting Time: 2:30 p.m.Meeting Time: 8:30 a.m. 2:15 p.m. Meeting Location:Ed Ball BuildingMeeting Location: To Be Determined 214 N Hogan Street Room #851 Jacksonville, FL 32202 Bid specifications and contract terms will be available for pick up at Florida Blueprint at 542 Edgewood Avenue South Jacksonville, FL 32205, (904) 388-7686 ONE ORIGINAL BID AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS SHALL BE SUBMITTED. NO DUPLICATES OR COPIES WILL BE CONSIDEREDMANDATORY PRE-PROPOSAL STATE OF FLORIDA, CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COMMISSION, Petitioner vs. BRANDY HOOD, Case #31106 Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION TO: BRANDY HOOD, Residence UnknownYOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Administrative Complaint has been filed against you seeking to revoke your CORRECTIONAL Certificate in accordance with Section 943.1395, F.S., and any rules promulgated thereunder. You are required to serve a written copy of your intent to request a hearing pursuant to Section 120.57, F.S. upon Michael Crews, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Criminal Justice Professionalism Program, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, P. O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 323021489, on or before ______________, 2011 [2 months from the date legal ad sent to the newspaper]. Failure to do so will result in a default being entered against you to Revoke said certification pursuant to Section 120.60, F.S., and Rule 11B-27, F.A.C. Dated: ______________, 2011 [date legal ad sent to the newspaper] Ernest W. George CHAIRMAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION By: -sCliff Chitwood, Division Representative RWDNKE"PQVKEG

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PAGE B-8 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 UVCVG"QH"HNQTKFC."ETKOKPCN"LWUVKEG"UVCPFCTFU"("VTCKPKPI"EQOOKUUKQP. Rgvkvkqpgt xu0 LCEQD"TQDGTVU."Ecug"%4;:59 Tgurqpfgpv PQVKEG"QH"CEVKQP TO: JACOB ROBERTS, Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Administrative Complaint has been filed against you seeking to revoke your CORRECTIONAL Certificate in accordance with Section 943.1395, F.S., and any rules promulgated thereunder. You are required to serve a written copy of your intent to request a hearing pursuant to Section 120.57, F.S. upon Michael Crews, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Criminal Justice Professionalism Program, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, P. O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 32302-1489, on or before ______________, 2011 [2 months from the date legal ad sent to the newspaper]. Failure to do so will result in a default being entered against you to Revoke said certification pursuant to Section 120.60, F.S., and Rule 11B-27, F.A.C. Dated: ______________, 2011 [date legal ad sent to the newspaper] Ernest W. George CHAIRMAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION By: -sErica Bradham, Division Representative RWDNKE"PQVKEG

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OCTOBER 29, 2011THE STARPR 1 P P R R E E P P R R A A P P Y Y o o u u t t h h S S e e c c t t i i o o n n Donations for Anthony Hall, Karen Davis Teacher and Lela Robinson Volley Ball For The Cure Zjcira Wilson, Mantoya Leon, Ilonna Hampton, Nicole Lamb, and Cynetra Tolen Donna Pressley, Joi Atwater, Vivian Jenkins PTSA President, and Blondell Jaekson Booster Teleshia Adams, Alissa McCoy, Imber Williams, Miracle Green, and Michelle Smith William M Raines High School Friday Night FootballPhotos Courtesy of FM Powell lllWilliam M Raines(Vikings) High School 26 Victory Over Bolles (Bulldogs) High School 21 Raines coach Deran Wiley said. "Several coaches from the Gateway Conference have called to offer congratulations.Ž

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OCTOBER 29, 2011PREP RAP PR 2 Girl Matters and So Much More Important to Jacksonville Community: Chartrand Foundation Awards More Than $300,000 to Area Non-profits More than ten years have passed since a national report Educate or IncarcerateŽ produced by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) revealed that poor school performance and weak school commitment are associated with increases in delinquency, drug use and violent offenses. While teenage violence continues to be most commonly associated with boys, statistics reveal that the link between poor academic achievement levels and violence is stronger for girls than boys. Nearly 27 percent of 33,000 girls, ages 12-17 participating in a national Mental Health Services Administration survey last year reveal that they have been involved in a serious fight at school or work, a group against group fight, or had attacked someone with the intent to harm. Jacksonville is no exception as more than 850 elementary age girls, ages 5 to 10 years old, are expelled or suspended each year from Duval County schools. According to the NCCD Center for Girls and Young Women and The Chartrand Foundation, a philanthropic organization who recently awarded a $45,000 grant to the Center, support services for girl matters are critical. In October 2008, the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Inc., the nations oldest private nonprofit research organization dedicated to improving the lives of people and solving complex social problems with research, policy and practice, identified Jacksonville as the nations site for its new NCCD Center for Girls and Young Women. The Center, with a purpose of addressing disparate treatment and improving outcomes for girls and young women, provides gender-specific services to support girls in or at risk of entering the juvenile justice or child welfare systems. A recipient of one of 12 Chartrand Foundation grants awarded this grant cycle, Girl MattersƒIts Elementary! is a curriculum-based initiative and mentoring program developed by the NCCD Center for Girls and Young Women to address the specialized needs of girls with culturally competent and evidence-based gender responsive interventions. There has been some emphasis placed on educational programs and careers to attract and motivate girls to excel; still, there is a strong association between school failure and delinquency,Ž said Ashley Smith Juarez, Executive Director, Chartrand Foundation. When you look at the overwhelming number of disciplinary infractions among girls at such early ages, it is critical that educational services like Girl Matters are available to address the social and emotional health needs of girls that influence their behavior, school engagement and academic success.Ž School failure is one of the primary pathways for girls entry into the juvenile justice system. Research supports that elementary age girls who are suspended from school are twice as likely to suffer from depression as teenagers and 33 percent later drop out of school, contributing to poor physical and mental health outcomes, substance abuse, domestic violence and arrests. Girls behaviors at early ages are a reflection of the intensity of their needs, hurt and reactions to environments,Ž said Lawanda Ravoira, Director, NCCD Center for Girls and Young Women. ŽThe program we have built at the Center shifts the focus from controlling challenging behaviors to providing interventions that address the root causes and create an internal sense of wellbeing and validation for girls.Ž The four-year demonstration project established by NCCD is designed to provide a positive alternative to out-of-school suspensions/expulsions; keep girls in school; increase school connectedness and academic and social success. It seeks to achieve these objectives with (1) a gender-based curriculum that will train school personnel on strategies to address disruptive behaviors among girls; (2) school-based counseling and direct services that focus on individualized disciplinary solutions and interventions; (3) partnerships with institutions of higher learning and girl-serving non-profit agencies for recruitment of mentors, interns and direct service provider support. The Chartrand Foundation grant will enable the NCCD Center for Girls and Young Women to serve girls at North Shore and George Washington Carver elementary schools. In addition to NCCD, other grant recipients are as follows: No nprofit Science --$7,000 The Hands-On Science Program will support elementary leaders and science personnel in their efforts to improve science comprehension among students with weekly hands-on science experiments, activities and curriculum. Duval County Public Schools Office of Equity and Inclusion -$25,000 Challenge Day, while providing social and emotional learning supports to high school students during a one-day workshop and year-round club activities, will be expanded to include professional development offerings for educators who implement it. State of the Re:Union (SOTRU) --$15,000 The public media program will establish educational modules focused on social and civic engagement that will be linked to contemporary events and stories featured by SOTRU. Baptist Health Foundation -$10,000 Newborn TOUCH is an educational program with curriculum that promotes the health and development of infants by addressing root causes of disparities in learning from the earliest weeks of life. Teach for America -$100,000 Teach for America enters its fourth year in Jacksonville and is building on strategies to strengthen its alumni retention efforts, teacher impact and educational equity. Duval County Public Schools Excel Program -$42,400 Power of Choice will expand the incentive-based behavior modification program currently used in one elementary and one middle school to all elementary and middle school Excel sites. These sites serve students with significant behavioral and emotional disabilities at two elementary and three Duval County middle schools. PACE Center for Girls -$35,000 Academic Excellence Initiative … The establishment of content delivery strategies and a trauma informed, gender-responsive curriculum that serves the unique learning styles of girls at-risk and the academic gaps that exist among them. The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens -$15,000 Very Special Arts Festival … an annual four-day hands on experience that provides quality art offerings to more than 2,300 special needs youth Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment -$10,000 Training of volunteers to lead and support the organizations work in advocating for struggling readers and restorative justice. Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition -$40,000 Make a Noise. Make a Difference. Part 2 will contribute to increased awareness levels about infant mortality and the factors that contribute to it with ongoing community education and advocacy activities.

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OCTOBER 29, 2011THE STARPR 4 P P R R E E P P R R A A P P Y Y o o u u t t h h S S e e c c t t i i o o n n Simplify Your Holiday To-Do List (StatePoint) Trying to get everything done on your holiday list can be tough for even the most organized among us. From decking the halls to buying and wrapping the gifts to cooking and cleaning for guests, its easy to overlook something or someone on your list. Before you run around town to a million stores, take some time to get organized. With a little smart planning you can simplify your holiday list and make your season go from hectic to jolly. Plan Your Menu Dont just remember to add big items to your shopping list. While nobody forgets the ham or turkey, its easy to overlook essentials like vanilla, nutmeg, flour, butter, chicken stock and spices. You dont want to run to the store because youve forgotten the cinnamon for the cookies in your oven! Shop Smart There is no such thing as too early! Take advantage of early bird discounts on Christmas cards and gifts so you wont worry if the item will arrive in time or be in stock. Check out online stores for special discounts, but dont just buy anything. The worst gifts are those that look like you purchased the first thing you saw. Opt for personal gifts that look like youve thought a lot about the recipient. For example, thanks to advances in photo printing technology, you now can add a personal photo to traditional items like calendars, journals, stationery and other inexpensive gifts. Why not streamline the process and choose one great gift you can customize for each recipient? You can visit an online store like Minted.com that lets you pick out personalized stationery designs for each recipient on your list. This saves you the trouble of stopping at many stores. Get Emergency Gifts You may think youve put everybody on your niceŽ list, but youll be the naughty one when your neighbor visits with a gift and you dont have one for her! Buy small emergency gifts you can have available when you realize youve forgotten the mailman or your boss. Remember the Extras Stock-up on tape, wrapping paper, batteries, ribbons, bows and personalized thank you cards. Nothings worse than remembering the gifts but forgetting the batteries or not having enough wrapping paper to wrap them. Finishing Touches Have gifts sent to your home and wrap them with festive paper. Buy one paper and one ribbon in bulk for a signature, yet affordable look. And remember the gift tags, so you can tag each gift as it is wrapped. If time is short, festive ribbons tied in bows along with your custom holiday cards go a long way. A little planning can go a long way in ensuring forgotten errands dont dampen your holiday spirit.

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C&J1 C M Y K Crime and Justice Crime and JusticeA Publication of the Florida Star and Georgia Star OCTOBER 29 2011THE STARC&J 1 As an African American newspaper, we basically report on offenses committed by African Americans. Please note that in our observations, weekly reports show that African Americans DO NOT commit the largest percentage of criminal offenses in this ar ea. Three Men Arrested in Attempted Home InvasionAn exchange of gunfire in the middle of the night led to three men being arrested in connection with an attempted home invasion robbery. Police responded to a call from a 49-year-old man who said he was woken up by loud noises near his house. When he got up to go to his back door, he saw that the door had been kicked in. The victim soon came face-toface with a man who was masked and armed with a shotgun. Three men had broken into the house. The victim was told to get down to the ground, but he ran to the front door instead. One of the men fired a shot. The victim managed to run out the front door and ran into a neighbors house. He then got a gun and ran back to his home where he saw the men running away. The victim chased after the suspects who were running from his home to a neighbors yard and they began exchanging gunfire. Nobody was hurt. As the men got away, the victim went back to his home and called 911. A witness called the police after seeing the suspects kick in the door of another house. When deputies arrived, they asked the woman of the home if she was aware of three men breaking in. She told them that there should have been nobody else inside besides her. Authorities received consent to search the home and after conducting a search, the suspects were found hiding in a back bedroom. The three suspects that were taken into custody without incident were Willie Remarre Powell Jr., 21; Floyd Latavius Hall, 20; and Myron Lorenzo Tobler Jr., 20. They are facing charges of attempted home invasion robbery with a firearm and other charges. Man Holds Woman Captive in Her Own Car A man was arrested after he held a woman captive in her own car in a Walgreens parking lot. Curtis Leonard Fluellen, 49, had asked a woman for some money and she gave him $5 so he would leave her alone. The man instead put his arms around her and tried to kiss her in her car. She kept fighting to get away, but Fluellen kept pushing her and would not stop. Fluellen eventually gave up trying to kiss the woman. He then got out of the car and began jogging. The woman was not injured. An officer found a man matching the description that was given by the woman. Fluellen was arrested immediately. Records show that Fluellen was released from prison in December of last year. He was previously charged with drug and theft convictions. Fluellen is being charged with battery and false imprisonment on his recent arrest. He is being held on a $6,000 bond. Willie Remarre Powell Jr. Floyd Latavius Hall Myron Lorenzo Tobles Jr. Curtis Fluellen

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OCTOBER 29, 2011THE STARC&J 2 SSSHH! From Actual Police ReportsDid You Hear About?... Did You Hear About?... EDITORS NOTE: All suspects are deemed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. The Sheriffs Office reports are a matter of public record. The Star seeks to educate in the hope of keeping our community safe. Holiday Home Decorating Trees and Decorations € When purchasing a live tree, DO check for freshness. A fresh tree is green, its needles are hard to pull from branches, and its needles do not break when bent between your fingers. The bottom of a fresh tree is sticky with resin, and when tapped on the ground, the tree should not lose many needles. € When setting up a tree at home, DO place it away from heat sources, such as fireplaces, vents, and radiators. Because heated rooms rapidly dry out live trees, be sure to monitor water levels and keep the tree stand filled with water. Place the tree out of the way of traffic, and do not block doorways. € When purchasing an artificial tree, DO look for the label, "Fire Resistant." Although this label does not mean that the tree will not catch fire, it does indicate that the tree is more resistant to catching fire. € In homes with small children, DO take special care to avoid sharp, weighted, or breakable decorations. Keep trimmings with small removable parts out of the reach of children who could swallow or inhale small pieces, and avoid trimmings that resemble candy or food that may tempt a child to eat them. Candles € Keep burning candles within sight. DO extinguish all candles before you go to bed, leave the room, or leave the house. € DO keep candles on a stable heat-resistant surface where kids and pets cannot reach them or knock them over. Lighted candles should be away from items that can catch fire and burn easily, such as trees, other evergreens, decorations, curtains, and furniture. Your Safety Would you like to stay connected with your loved ones on lock down in jail, or prison? Anyone gone but not forgotten that you want to encourage ? Get connected and keep a CONNECTION through our new CONNECTION spot. Call, Write, Email, or Fax to us titled: CONNECTION $10 3 lines of text only (Total 18 words) With PICTURE included $25. Contact G @ 904-766-8834 or Email G@thefloridastar.com send all correspondence to P.O. Box 40629, Jacksonville, FL 32203 Two Arrested for Postal-Carrier RobberiesTwo male suspects were arrested after robbing letter carriers of their master keys to mailboxes. There have ben three postal-carrier robberies within just several weeks. The two that were arrested were Steve Daniels, 19, and a juvenile. In one robbery, they beat a female letter carrier when she was delivering mail. She was not severely injured. Another female letter carrier became a victim in another robbery, but this time she was approached with a gun and held at gunpoint. Police worked hard with the aid of tips and were able to track down Daniels and the juvenile who will not be named. They were both arrested and charged with theft and robbery with a weapon. Police say that it is uncommon for three robberies to happen in such a short time and that the U.S. Postal Service gets about 75 to 100 robberies on average a year across the country. These are the only three robberies of this year in Florida so far.A mail carrier last year was gunned down while delivering mail in front of an apartment complex. The suspect was arrested on charges of murder and theft. Police are still searching for another suspect who is also a juvenile. He will also be charged with theft and robbery with a weapon as well. Halloween Safety Tips Halloween is just around the corner and here are some tips to keep you and your children safe: €When purchasing a costume, masks, beards, and wigs, look for the label Flame Resistant. Although this label does not mean these items won't catch fire, it does indicate the items will resist burning and should extinguish quickly once removed from the ignition source. To minimize the risk of contact with candles or other sources of ignition, avoid costumes made with flimsy materials and outfits with big, baggy sleeves or billowing skirts. € Young children should always be accompanied by an adult or an older, responsible child. All children should WALK, not run from house to house and use the sidewalk if available, rather than walk in the street. Children should be cautioned against running out from between parked cars, or across lawns and yards where ornaments, furniture, or clotheslines present dangers. €Children should not enter homes or apartments unless they are accompanied by an adult. Steven Daniels

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Woman Admits to Giving her Kids Beer and Cocaine Bridgeport, CTA neighbor had called police after Juliette Dunn, 29, was seen feeding her children beer on the playground. Police came and also saw Lisa Jefferson, 33, with the mother. Witnesses told police that they saw Jefferson force her son to chug on a bottle of beer. Both children were taken to the hospital to get tested for alcohol. The 4-year-old boy clearly had alcohol in his system, while cocaine was also found in the 10-year-old girl. Both women were arrested on two counts of risk of injury to a child. They could both face up to two years in prison if sentenced. Teacher Chokes Girl with Sweater and Drags her Across Playground Baker, LAKira Rogers, who is only 6 years old, had apparently been talking in class when she wasnt suppose to. To show some discipline, Mildred Russ, 65, choked her with her own sweater and dragged her from the playground to the office. Every time she tried to move, the hold around her neck was pulled even tighter. She was dragged right out of her shoe and was left with two bruisess and holes in her clothes. Russ was arrested on one count of cruelty to a juvenile. She has also been placed on administrative leave. The mother of the child plans to transfer her to daughter to another school. OCTOBER 29, 2011THE STARC&J 3Bizarre Crimes Bizarre Crimeswho, what, when...huh? Other Unusual Crimes Across the Nation Man Dies After He Hits Wife While She Drives and Crashes in a Lake Sandro Michel, 27, died after he caused the car that his wife was driving to crash into a lake. His wife, Catherine Copeland, 33, and 3-year-old daughter survived. Michel and Copeland were both engaging in a violent argument, which led to Michel hitting Copeland as she was driving the car. She lost control of the car after being hit and the car fell into a nearby lake. A person heard the cries of help from Copeland in the darkness and called police. When police came, they saw her struggling to stay afloat as she yelled that her 3-year-old daughter was still in the car. Deputies saw the child was actually floating with the help of her diaper. An officer jumped into the lake and rescued the child and the mother. Michel drowned in the lake and did not survive. Copeland and her daughter were immediately transported to the hospital. Copeland was treated in the hospital and released. The child was listed in critical but stable condition. Mother was Under Influence While 7-Year-Old Daughter is Choking with Alcohol in System Sherley Noel Louima was arrested after police arrived to her home to rescue a 7-year-old girl who was choking on her own vomit. An 11-year-old boy dialed 911 after the girl was unconscious and vomiting. When police arrived, they found that the girl had a blood-alcohol level of 0.197 percent, over twice the legal limit to drive. They also learned that Louima was unable to care for the kids because she was under the influence of an unknown medication. Louima told police she only had blood pressure medicine and sleeping pills and it appeared that they were within a childs reach. Police said that she was very uncooperative and reassured them that there were no other pills in the house, but several expired bottles of narcotic pills were found in the kitchen. She was accused of stopping authorities from reading the pill bottles. Louima was taken to a hospital and tested for her blood-alcohol level, which came out to be 0.433 percent. That is over five times the legal limit to drive. She was accused of obstruction without violence and aggravated child neglect. Flat Tire Leads to Massive Pot Bust A trooper had stopped and pulled over to help two men with a flat tire. He was on his way home after a three-day training session until he saw a parked pickup truck that needed assistance. As he was helping and talking to the men while changing tires, he started to become suspicious and asked if he could search the truck. He was given permission and found 67 pounds of marijuana totaling up to $300,000. The men arrested were later identified as Fernando Gonzalez, 45, and Juan Gomez Romero, 51. Both men will face numerous drug charges. Man Kidnaps Ex-Girlfriend After She Goes on a Date Fresno, TXA couple had just arrived to a convenience store. The man in the car got out to go inside the store to pay for gas. Another man entered the store telling him that he saw someone hit the woman and force her into another vehicle. The man then got back into his vehicle and went to search for his abducted date. When he saw a deputy, he immediately reported the incident. Police found out that the man who abducted the woman was her former boyfriend Kristopher ONeal, 31. Investigators later found out that the woman was taken to the hospital where she was being treated for the injuries she had received. ONeal was found at the hospital too and was arrested Sandro Michel Sherley Noel Louima

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OCTOBER 29, 2011THE STARC&J 4 PAGE B4 C M Y K Criminal Line-Up Criminal Line-Up Citizens with tips are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward. ON THE LOOKOUT MISSING PERSONS Name: Armando SevillaCruz Age: 16 Weight: 130 lbs Last seen: 8/22/11 Name: Shanice Henry Age: 15 Weight: 120 lbs Last seen: 9/27/11 Name: Shanice Keyonna Wright Age: 15 Weight: 90 lbs Last seen: 10/14/11 Name: Shaneka N. Wilcox Age: 17 Weight: 140 lbs Last seen: 9/30/11 Name: Jasmine Thornton Age: 17 Weight: 130 lbs Last seen: 9/3/11 McDonalds Robbery Suspect Investigation revealed an unknown black male suspect described as 510Ž-60Ž, 250 pounds, 35-40 years old, wearing a green camouflage jacket with a hoodie, with twists in his hair, entered the business and pointed a handgun at the manager and demanded money. The suspect forced the manager to take him to the safe. All the employees were ordered to lay on the floor faced down. The suspect then retrieved an unknown amount of money out the safe and fled the business. Family Dollar Store Robbery A strong armed robbery occurred at the Family Dollar located at 2610 Main St. The suspect was able to get an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot behind the business. The suspect was described as a black male, 48-53 years old, 56Ž, and 240 pounds. Anyone with any information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS or email at rewards@fccrimestoppers.com. You will remain anonymous and receive a possible reward MOST WANTED Name: Ahmad L. Arnold Age: 23 Offense: Traffic in Stolen Property Name: Jeremy Harris Age: 27 Offense: Aggravated Battery Pregnant Victim Name: James Earl Robinson Age: 27 Offense: Felony Battery Name: Carlos Manuel Age: 39 Offense: Aggravated Battery w/Deadly Weapon Name: Misty Nicole Merriel Age: 25 Offense: Aggravated Battery Intended Harm Name: Paul R. Wright Jr. Age : 51 Offense: Traffic in Stolen Property



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Ron Washington was born April 29, 1952 in New Orleans and still lives there when he is not coaching the Texas Rangers. Washington became Manager of the Rangers in 2006 and in 2010, the team played in their first World Series game. This year, they are back at it again and even though they lost on Thursday night to the St. Louis Cardinals by one point in overtime, their manager Washington is known for speaking their language to get them to win. He played as a short stop. This Friday night will be the first time in nine years that the World Series went to seven games. If the Rangers win the series, Ron will break another record since he is the first Black manager of a major baseball team. yyy0vjghnqtkfcuvct0eqo Nqqmkpi"hqt"ewuvqogtu"vq"rcvtqpk|g"{qwt dwukpguu"qt"wvknk|g"{qwt"ugtxkeguA"Kh"{qw cpuygtgf"[GU."vjgp"{qw"pggf"vq"rnceg"cp"cf kp"Vjg"Hnqtkfc"Uvct"qt"Igqtikc"Uvct# ECNN";261988/::56"vq"rnceg"{qwt"cf"VQFC[## Check, Money Order, or Credit Cards Accepted cfBvjghnqtkfcuvct0eqo PQTVJGCUV"HNQTKFCU"QNFGUV."NCTIGUV."OQUV"TGCF"CHTKECP"COGTKECP"QYPGF"PGYURCRGT K P U K F G Opinion/Editorial............A-2 Church...........................A-3 Talk of the Town...............A-4 Around the Area............A-6 Caribbean News.............A-7 Local-Florida...................B-1 Columns........................B-2 Sports...........................B-4 Crime & Justice..(A).C&J-1-4 Prep Rap...........(B).PR-1-4 Classified & Business...B-7 Rtguqtvgf"Uvcpfctf W0U0"Rquvcig"Rckf Lcemuqpxknng."HN Rgtokv""Pq0"5839 QEVQDGT"4;"/"PQXGODGT"7."4233 """""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""" XQN0"83"PQ0"4; """"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""72" EGPVU Cp"Cyctf Ykppkpi Rwdnkecvkqp. ugtxkpi"{qw ukpeg" 3;730" Tcvgf"C"d{ vjg"Dgvvgt Dwukpguu"Dwtgcw Ykuj"vq"ikxg"wu"c"Pgyu"Uvqt{A Ecnn"*;26+"988/::56"qt"Ugpf"kv"vq< kphqBvjghnqtkfcuvct0eqo Tgcf" Vjg"Hnqtkfc cpf" Igqtikc"Uvct Pgyurcrgtu0 Nkuvgp vq"KORCEV Tcfkq" Vcnm"Ujqy0YYY0vjghnqtkfcuvct0eqoStill the peoples choice, striving to make a difference. Cant Get to the Store Have The Star Delivered Vjg"Hnqtkfc"Uvct R0"Q0"Dqz"6284; Lcemuqpxknng."HN"54425 Vjg"Hnqtkfc"Uvct. Vjg"Igqtikc"Uvct# Korcev"Tcfkq CO3582 *;26+"988/::56 UKPEG"3;73 In an effort to reduce obesity, First Lady Michelle Obama has made a complete overhaul of the food pyramid and put together a Lets Move campaign where she travels to different schools and organizations around the nation. She is very dedicated in her plight to help reduce the overweight future adults. Teaching them the importance of choosing a well balanced meal each day. She has studied and put together an easier way for them to choose good food from bad food by showing pictures of a plate fixed with healthy choices. Thursday, First Lady Obama flew to Jacksonville. She arrived at Naval Air Station-Jacksonville around 11:00 a.m. where she met with culinary arts students from Frank H. Peterson Academies of Technology who gathered to greet her off of the plane. One of the students stated that when she found out two days prior she would be meeting Michelle Obama, she was in total bliss. The Peterson students had won the nationwide Cooking Up Change healthy cooking contest. The goal was to create a healthy, great-tasting school meal that has only six steps to prepare. Later, Mrs. Obamas motorcade left for the Prime Osborn Convention Center where she was due for a Democratic fundraising luncheon. Then she met with local girl scouts who are trying to eat healthy and be more active. First Lady Michelle Obama in Jacksonville On her Lets Move Campaign Hall Tgcf"gpvktg"Tgrqtv www.thefloridastar.com Vjtgg"Ogp"Cttguvgf hqt"Jqog"KpxcukqpUggEtkog"("Lwuvkeg Tobler First Lady Michelle Obama just after arrival in Jacksonville. The Frank H. Peterson Academies of Technology gathered to greet her. Photographer: FMPowell,III, FL Star Vjg"Pgknuqp"Tgrqtv Vjg"Uvcvg"qh Chtkecp"Cogtkecp Eqpuwogtu Powell PDC"Pgiqvkcvkqp Vwtpu"Pcuv{ After three days and thirty hours, according to sources, the NBA owners and players called it quits without setting up a new meeting time. Even though they had done this before, none ended like this one where there were accusations of lying and an acknowledgement from Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver that he had not gauged how far apart the sides were. The players association vice president Maurice Evans said, gloves are off. At this point, the entire season could be in jeopardy. HTGGCfxcpeg"UjqyPqxgodgt"3uv988/::56 Oqpvhqtf"Rqkpv"Octkpgu"Hkpcnn{"Jqpqtgf Nghv"vq"Tkijv
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LETTER TO THE EDITORDear Editor, I am very disappointed and disgusted with our city of Brunswick sanctioning Neighborhood Block parties as well as street barricades for such events. On Saturday, September 17th, there was a block party celebration in the 2500 block of Johnston Street between O Street and P Street. I tolerated the loud noise for over an hour. There is absolutely nothing more irritating than to hear foul, provocative and vulgar lyrics from Gangsta Rap music blaring reverberrating up to three blocks. I phone police to have the revelers lower their volume of the music as well as open the street for neighborhood traffic. Officer H. Scott responded to the call. He told me that the party had a Block Party Permit issued by the City Manager's office and that the barricades will remain. Not once did he exit his patrol car to completely assess my complaint. He did not approach the event planners to have them lower the volume of the music by stating," a Block Party permit trumps the local noise ordinance in the city." This was clearly a bold-faced lie. He did not want to do his job. I was left with the impression that Office H. Scott was fearful and derelict in his official duty as a police officer. Partygoers stood outside the perimeter of the barricades along with illegally parked cars. Actually, the Block Party was held onto a vacant private property lot in which the property owner was unaware. Had an ambulance needed to get through the barricades to save lives, it would have been next to impossible. There was visible under-aged drinking, drugs sold and consumed with no chaperones or hired security. Residing in the midst of this chaos was four elderly and disabled homeowners who suffer from debilitating and chronic illnesses. They suffered as well. Many of the partygoers, who lived in other parts of the city, began to park, gawk, and loiter in the next adjacent block creating a nightmare of cars blocking driveways. Some partygoers became rude and belligerent because I refuse to have them park in front of my resident to attend the party in the next block. Some exited their cars already drunk and/or high on drugs carrying open containers ready to raise unholy hell. The city police were called four times, and the Block party was never shut down due to the unsafe circumstances. They heard the loud music and witnessed the partygoers standing outside of the barricades, yet did nothing. A neighbor called police later and complained of hearing a gun shot. In a fraction of a second, there were three police cars hustling from their patrol cars with flashlights in one hand and holding their weapon holster with the other. At this moment, I felt like the city police wanted violence, mayhem, blood and gore. They were never interested previously in the prevention of crime. The Block Party continued. I am now convinced that our city police maybe in bed with criminal elements in the community. It is unconscionable and unsafe to allow these types of events in residential neighborhoods without hired security or police visibility. The City of Brunswick has many great parks and rental facilities which can be utilized for these types of events. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Across the country, people are injured or murdered at these Block Party events. Just recently, the City of Jacksonville experience several fatalities from block parties. We live in a moral-les s and value-less society nowadays. Please urge your city commissioners to ban Block Parties and street barricades for such. It is a nuisance, unsafe, and an overall inconvenience to first responders and neighborhood traffic. The city places itself in litigation to be sued by allowing permits for such events when there is no police visibility, hired security, or chaperones. A concerned citizenPAGE A-2 THESTAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 OPINIONS CLARA JACKSON McLAUGHLIN OWNER/PUBLISHER LONZIE LEATH, RINETTA M. FEFIE MANAGEMENT SALES & MARKETING G. ABRAMS, DENNIS WADE, DAN EVANS MAY E. FORD LAYOUT EDITOR KEVIN KIM CRIME &JUSTICE ARTHIA NIXON CARIBBEAN NEWS ALLEN PROCTOR DESIGN AND WEB SITE PARTNER BETTY DAVIS LIFESTYLE/ SOCIETY COLUMNIST MIKE BONTS, SPORTS EDITORInvestigative Reporter: Lonzie Leath, Features:Dementrious Lawrence Reporters/Photographers: Marsha Phelts, Carl Davis, Laurence Greene, F. M. Powell III, Michael Phelts, Richard McLaughlin, Andrea F. K. 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AMANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011, AT 10:00 AM (EST), IN THE PUBLIC MEETING ROOM, FIRST FLOOR OF THE ATTENDANCE BY A REPRESENTATIVE OF EACH PROSPECTIVE BIDDER IS REQUIRED. A BID WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FROM ANY BIDDER WHO IS NOT REPRESENTED AT SUCH CONFERENCE. PLEASE VISIT HTTP://WWW.JAXPORT.COM/ABOUT-JAXPORT/CORPORATE-INFORMATION/PROJECTS-FOR-BID OR CALL THE PROCUREMENT DEPARTMENT AT (904) 357-3017, PRIOR TO THE BID OPENING TO DETERMINE IF ANY ADDENDA HAVE BEEN RELEASED ON THIS CONTRACT. Bid and contract bonding are required. The mandatory JSEB Participation Goal established for this project is 10%. REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS DESIGN-BUILD SERVICES FOR MASS NOTIFICATION SYSTEM (MNS) FOR THE JACKSONVILLE PORT AUTHORITY JPA CONTRACT NO. AE-1278ARR The Jacksonville Port Authority is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from qualified Design-Builders to design and construct a Mass Notification System for the various JPA facilities. The selected Design-Build team will perform planning a programming, preliminary design, design, engineering, permitting, pre-construction, construction serivces and other services necessary to deliver a completed project that meets the budget and schedule for this project. Response to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) will be received by the Prucurement Department of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JPA) until 2:00 P.M. (EST), on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. This request is for a Design-Build team (here-in after called Proposer) with experience in design, integration and construction of mass notification systems. The Proposer shall have experience in working at maritime port facilities with similar complexities. The term of these services for the Mass Notification System (here in after called MNS) is intended to extend from Notice to Proceed for this Contract through the completion of construction planned for May 31, 2012. These services are anticipated to commence in December 2011. Please visit http://www.jaxport.com/about-jaxport/corporate-information/projects-for-bid to obtain RFQ documents. This project is 100% funded by a Port Security Grant. Federal Funding Opportunity Number: 2007-GB-T7-0140 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL No. 12-03 Sale of Festooning Cables By the Jacksonville Port AuthorityProposals will be received by the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) until 2:00 P.M. (EST) on Friday, November 4, 2011 at which time they will be opened in the First Floor Conference Room, 2831 Talleyrand Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32206. All Proposals must be submitted in accordance with the Specifications of Request for Proposal 12-03 which may be obtained on Friday, October 21, 2011 from our website: http://www.jaxport.com/about-jaxport/corporate-information/projects-for-bid Procurement & Contract Services Department P.O. Box 3005 Jacksonville, Florida 32206 (904) 357-3455 PUBLIC NOTICE

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JACKSONVILLE, FL AKAMO, Baby Girl Maliyah, died October 20, 2011. ALBRIGHT, Jason, died October 22, 2011. BLANEY, Lacey, died October 24, 2011. BOOTH, Thomas E., 68, died October 21, 2011. BOYNTON, Yvette Michelle Hicks, 47, died October 21, 2011. BRANHAM, June Eloise, 54, died October 21, 2011. BRYANT, Faye Anita, died October 25, 2011. CARTER Melinda, died October 21, 2011. CREWS, John J., III, 60, died October 20, 2011. DANZY, Flossie Mae, died October 24, 2011. DENMAN, Ralph David, 64, died October 21, 2011. DOLAMORE, Charles David, 78, died October 21, 2011. ELLIS, Jimmy Leon, 66, died October 23, 2011. FAULKNER, Mary Elizabeth, 106, died October 23, 2011. FORD, Bobbi, died October 25, 2011. GRISWOLD, Wanda Yvette, died October 23, 2011. FRANKS, Dorothy Sue, 64, died October 24, 2011. HAYNES, Brenda, died October 24, 2011. HILL, Abner C., Jr., 81, died October 23, 2011. HOWE, Mildred Thrift, 77, died October 22, 2011. JENNINGS Samuel, died October 25, 2011. JOHNSON, Evelyn, 87, died October 24, 2011. JOHNSON, Roena, died October 22, 2011. JULIANO, Addie Lee, 86, died October 22, 2011. LIGHTNER, Sandra L., 49, died October 19, 2011. C.L. Page Mortuary, Inc. LUTZ, Nove Jean, died October 20, 2011. Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home. MARTIN, Andrew Daniel, Jr., 90, died October 20, 2011. Alphonso West Mortuary, Inc. MOSELY, Catherine Jean, 67, died October 21, 2011. Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home. PROCTOR, Bruce A., 68, died October 21, 2011. PURCELL, James Henry, Jr., died October 21, 2011. RANSOM, Clarence, died October 19, 2011. RITTER, John, died October 23, 2011. SORRELLS, Tina Deborah, died October 23, 2011. Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home SOSSOMON, Charles, died October 22, 2011. SQUIRES, Carl, died October 23, 2011. TYRE, Hubeart, 78, died October 21, 2011. WALTON Cora Lee, 91, died October 22, 2011. WEISFLOG, Thomas Patrick, 52, died October 21, 2011. WELLS, Pamela Ann, 58, died October 19, 2011. WHITAKER, Royal, Jr., died October 22, 2011. WILDER, John, 81, died October 23, 2011. WILLIAMS, Bernice, died October 21, 2011. WILLIAMS, Mernice Virginia, died October 21, 2011. WILLIAMS, Sadie L, 90, died October 20, 2011. WOOD, Alice, 80, died October 25, 2011. ~*~GEORGIA DEATHS ARMSTRONG Latarsha, 34, died October 24, 2011. JONES, Betty 60, died October 21, 2011. MARSHALL, Doris R. Prescott, 81, died October 23, 2011. RANDOLPH, John Wesley, died October 21, 2011. WARREN, Michael, 55, died October 23, 2011. Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475 Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr. Sunday Worship Service . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Church School . . . . . . . . . 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Glory Hour Bible Study . . . . . . .10:00 a.m. Jehovah Jireh Bible Study . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thursday Young at Heart Ministry . . .10:00 a.m. Friday Joy Explosion Ministry . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With Us New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208Sunday School ................9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Intercessory Prayer.................10:45 a.m. Morning Worship ......................11:00 a.m. Youth Church 2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary) Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m. Elder Arnitt Jones, Acting Pastor Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus (904) 764-5727 Church GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCHThe Church Where Everybody Is SomebodyBishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586Sunday School.......................................................................................9:30 a.m. Morning Worship.................................................................................11:00 a.m. Tuesday................................................Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m. Thursday...............................................................................Joy Night,7:00 p.m.Email: Gospell75@aol.com Website: Greaterelbethel.org Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE A-3 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 Tune In To WCGL AM RadioForIMPACT IMPACTTuesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.AtWCGL1360.comThe Florida Star and Impact Striving To Make A Difference! Clara McLaughlin Host Yvonne Brooks Co-Host CHURCH DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES Central Metropolitan C.M.E. Church4611 North Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Ofc (904) 354-7426 Fax (904) 354-0934Rev. Marquise Hardrick, Pastor ~ Worship Service ~Sun Church School 9:30a.m. Sun Morning Worship -10:45 a.m. Tues Eve Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Wed Bible Study 12 Noon Wed Feeding Ministry 2:00 p.m. ANNOUNCEMENTS Lion of the Tribe of Judah Ministries, Inc. PASTOR Dr. Sirretta Williams (Temporary services held) 623 Beechwood St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Sunday School.......10:00 a.m. ~ Sunday Worship .......11:00 a.m. Every 5th Sunday Friends and Family Day Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Direct Phone: 904.866.7047 Office Phone: 904.356.4226 Seeing Beyond The Lifestyle To Save A Life Website: www.lottojm.com BROTHER DAVID TERRELL REVIVAL 4502 Old Middleburg Rd., Jacksonville, FL (off 103rd St.), is having a Gospel Tent Revival November 1st 5th, 2011. First service is at 7:30 p.m.; November 2nd 5th, service will be at 10:30 a.m. there will also be a 7:30 p.m. service. There will be anointed preaching, praying for sick deliverance. Come let God change your life. All is welcome! For more info, call 783-6567. NEW BETHLEHEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, located at 1824 Prospect Street in Jacksonville, will celebrate their 92nd Church Anniversary starting with their Annual Banquet on Sunday, October 23rd at the Blue Cypress Community Center at 4:00 pm. Tickets are available for a donation of $30.00, children 6-12 only $15.00. Praise & Worship Service will be celebrated on Thursday night, November 10th with great musical artists from around the city beginning at 7:00 pm. Visiting Churches Night celebration will begin at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 11th with several participating local churches. Sunday, November 13th concludes this years celebration with Sunday School beginning at 9:30 am, Morning Worship Service begin at 11:00 am and Youth Explosion at 4:00 pm. Contact the Church at (904) 764-5727 for more information. EMANUEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will be celebrating the First Anniversary of Pastor Thomas D.A. Blue, III starting on October 16th 30th with special night services on October 26th 27th. Emanuel Missionary Baptist Church is located at 1203 N.E. 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601 THE MILLIONS MORE MOVEMENT, Jacksonville LOC for the Millions More Movement Inc., a non-profit organization is appealing for the donation of a truck or van, new or used. This vehicle will be used for clothes pickup and restricted to only organizational business. The vehicle will be most useful in helping us to better do what we do best "Serve The People." Help Jacksonville LOC., for the Millions More Movement Inc.," as we work to end the violence through a good, quality education, and not more incarceration." Visit our website: www.realpagessite.com/jacksonvilleloc call us at 904240-9133 or 904-354-1775 if you want to learn more about our organization. Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. Email submissions preferred. Send to: Info@TheFloridaStar.com Rev. Marquise & Mrs. Deedra Hardrick Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen. Mathew 28:19-20 Complete Funeral ............................ $3,595.00(includes Service and Standard Casket)* Full Funeral w/Viewing Followed by Cremation .......................$2,195.00 Direct Cremation ................................ $795.00 We Offer Prearranged FuneralsPrices Subject to Change==========================================================3031 Moncrief Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32209 (904) 353-4434 (904) 354-6642 (904) 353-4437 Fax 877-4CLPAGE Tollfree www.CLPageMortuary.com C. L. Page Mortuary C. L. Page Mortuary Carla L. Page, L.F.D. Come join Bishop Dr. Lorenzo Hall Sr.every Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM for Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at The Greater ElBeth-El Divine Holiness Church, located at 723 W. 4th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209. Redeem Christian Ministry SUNDAY SERVICE10:00 a.m.A. Philip Randolph Auditiorium 1157 Golfair Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32209 904-483-0333PASTOR RICKY S. LEWIS & FIRST LADY ELIZABETH LEWIS Cordially invites all to join in this joyous occasion as we endeavor to lift up the name of Jesus!! O GIVE thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth forever. Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy. PSALM 107:1-2 Greater Mount Ararat Missionary Baptist Church 181 Buddy Avenue, Lake City, Florida 32055Announces The Installation Services Of: PASTORELECT: DAVID L. SCOTT WHEN: Sunday, November 6, 2011 @ 4:30pm WHERE: Olivet Missionary Baptist Church 541 N.E. Davis Avenue Lake City, FL 32055 And I give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding Jeremiah 3:15 Pastor Elect Scott cordially invites all Pastors, Evangelist, Ministers, & Friends to join in this joyous occasion as he endeavors to do Gods will.

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A4 C M Y KPAGE A-4 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 Still sensitive, smooth, secure, saved, smart, and sexy at sixty.Photography provided by Bernard's Photography and Majestic PicturesRecently, at the Brooklyn Royal, Dee Mainor Woods celebrated her 60th birthday with nearly 100 friends and family members. They came from as far away as Syracuse, New York to usher in a new decade with this special lady. Music and dance lessons were provided by DJ Will and Company. A delicious meal of some of the honorees favorite soul foods was prepared by D&T Catering Services. The place was decorated in Disco, Rock and Roll, and Flower Child motifs with many of the guests dressed accordingly. The invitations encouraged them to dress for any period from 1950 through the 1980s. Prizes were awarded to costume winners, Marilyn Barlow, Charlie and Dorothy Waiters, Ann Boston and others. The dance (twist) contest was easily won by Debra Walker Thomas. A highlight of the evening was a circle of love around the honoree as Happy Birthday was sung to her and different guests expressed their personal wishes. The evening ended with lip-synching by several of the guests to the old familiar hits. A great time was had by all. As the party ended, guests wondered where the time went. Everyone left with full stomachs and lots of great memories. Most were happy they were able to sleep late the next day (Saturday). The honoree does not know when she will celebrate again, but this one will be remembered for years to come. Each guest received a disco ball necklace or key ring as part of the keepsake package. Family in attendance included her aunt, Fannie Mobley; Special Friend, Walter Koonce; siblings, Marilyn Barlow, Dorothy (Charlie) Waiters, Earnestine Whitehurst and Randy Hall; nieces, Katrina Taylor, Del (Travis) Mackey from Clermont, Angela Carter (with fianc Doc Morton), Aceta Carter Kelly, Ann Boston, Terrilyn Mainor Bethea; Cousins, Helen and George Brunson from Syracuse; Deborah Hawkins, Katina Williams and Jackie Smart; extended family, Shannon Roberts, Nikie Mitchell, LaTrina Hamilton, Lavera (David) Smith, Retha Curry Thomas and Oretha Curry Brooks; friends from out of town included David Ballard of Alabama, Jackie Denson of Macon, Sandy Hightower and husband of High Springs, and Willie and Belinda Clayton of Orlando. Also attending was long time best friend Teresa Dickerson. E kaabo (pronounced eh-kah-bow). Welcome. Ritz Chamber Players fundraiser hosted by Marietta LeBlanc and Josh Jones at their home. Talk of the Town! Talk of the Town! by Frances Bradley Volume Burks, Photographer

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Around The Area Around The Area PAGE A-6 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 Photos by Frank M. Powell, III of The Florida Star Everyone who made Biketoberfest in Daytona Beach October 13-16, 2011, a big success! Mark your calendar now for October 18-21, 2012 for the 20th anniversary! Biketoberfest 2011 BiketoberFest Datona Beach Universal Ryders Jacksonville, Florida Durdy Boyz MC Jacksonville Florida and Huntsville, AL Act Like Ya Kno Ryders Jacksonville, Florida J Ville Ryders Jacksonville, Florida Extreme Ryders Motocycle Club, Kingsland, GA P.H.A.T. Ryders, Jacksonville, Florida DIVAS

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PAGE A-8 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 Publix is the real deal.With all the claims of low prices and great values, which grocery store really does o er you the most? Bottom line, its Publix. No gimmicks. No come-ons. Just straight-up savings that will help keep your grocery budget in check. Go to publix.com/save right now to make plans to save this week. to save here.

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OCTOBER 29, 2011 THESTAR LOCAL FLORIDASECTION Reinstate Floridas Parole Bertha Richardson, supporter of Reinstate Florida's Parole has a son in prison. To the right: Reinstate Florida's Parole Rally entertainment A.D.33 Members Westside Church of Christ and the Richardson Family Photos by Frank M. Powell, III of The Florida Star Sign the petition. Story of a parolee sentenced to life. Learn how you can get involved, questions about parole in Florida and register to vote with great entertainment. Go to www.forgot tenmajority.com and sign the petition. Sponsored by Forgotten Majority, Inc. Corey Wilborn, Judy Thompson, Shelia Graham, Representative Mia Jones Special Assistant to the Mayor B Central an Essential Church Poised through our Faithfulness and Commitment to Gods Calling, is this years theme for Harvest Day Sunday, October 30, 2011. The community is invited to join Rev. Marquise L. Hardrick, Pastor of Central Metropolitan CME Church and The Harvest Day Chairman Brother A.J. Jones, CoChairs, Sister Jackie Johnson, Brother George Washington III, and congregants for Sunday School at 9:00 am with local guest teachers, and the Morning Worship Service 10:45 a.m. Bishop Teresa Snorton is the keynote speaker. She is the Presiding Bishop of The Fifth Episcopal District of The Christian Methodist Episcopal (C.M.E.) Church, and became the 59th bishop elected in 2010, and the first female bishop of the C.M.E. Church. Join us in thanking God for all HIS provisions HE has given to us over the years. There will be songs of praise, spiritual food for the mind, body and soul, and the joy to fellowship and enjoy a free dinner following the morning worship service. Harvest Day Outreach Community Project this year supports the Reed Educational Campus/Tween Girls. A communitybased service sponsored by the National Council of Negro Womens Child Watch Partnership of Jacksonville offering free services for girls 9 through 12 attending elementary school in Northwest Jacksonvilles Royal Palm/Bethune District. The Harvest Day Outreach Coordinator Sister Mary Stalling and members are appealing to the community to support this organization by donating and bringing this Sunday your choice items to the Harvest Day Sunday School or Sunday Morning Worship Service: Paper Goods (hand-towels, toilet tissue, and napkins), Styron-cups, Dish Detergent, Hand Sanitizer, Hand Liquid Soap, and Bleach all-purpose. If you choose to make a more general contribution, please make check payable to Center of Achievement/Reed Educational Campus. Your contribution is tax deductible. A representative and program participants from the Center of Achievement/Reed Education Campus will attend. Central Metropolitan CME Church is located at 4611 North Pearl Street, Jacksonville, FL. If you need a ride to attend the church ministries or you just need a prayer, we are here for your spiritual need call the church office at 904-354-7426 or email us at centralcme@comcast.net Bishop Teresa Snorton to Keynote Central Metropolitan CMEHarvest Day Jacksonville, FL U.S.A. Terrance Higntower, Edwards Juanantia, Reggie Brown City Councilman, Richard Hendley, Milton Edwards, Larry Kitchens, Marta J. Crespo, Mercedes Parker, Marva Watkins, Carl Jenkins, Larry Phelps, and Eveander Collier, IV. Representative Mia Jones, Special Assistant to the Mayor Willie Smith, speaker who spent 27 years in prison prior to being released on Parole The idea of pulling the community together was the point of the event, said J.J. Edwards, president of the Jacksonville Brotherhood of Police Officers, which put on the event in conjunction with Councilman Reggie Brown. Over two hundred came for the event. Fred Griffin, Juanity Edwards (JAX), and Brien Graham Loyalty First Motorcycle Club, Rochester, NY Kenneth Demps, Robin Richardson, Kyal Richardson, Victoria Ward, Torrance Cox, Sr., and Monroe Dinish (not shown Jermal Butler) A.D.33 Acappella Singers, members of Westside Church of Christ / 23 West 8th Street And Main Street with New CD "Put Jesus First" Bishop Teresa Snorton Harvest Day Committee Members-Mary Stalling, Cornelia Fountain, Earline Jones, Jackie Johnson, A.J. Jones, Rev. and Mrs. Marquise L Hardrick, Betty Howard, Sharon Coon, Ann Sneed, Deborah Dickenson, and photos not shown are: Gladys Brown, Marian Hannah, Chelsey Bailey-Washington, George Washington III, Doris Pitts, Mammie McDaniel, Pearl Graham-West, James Jackson, and Delores Payne. Photo by Allen Moore They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:23.

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FLORIDA / GEORGIA FOOTBALL GAME on Saturday, October 29, 2011, at the EverBank Field, 1 Everbank Field Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more information call 904.633.6100. FLORIDA/GEORGIA CELEBRATION on Saturday, October 29, 2011, at The Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr. W., Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more information contact 904.353.1188. AUTISM OPEN HOUSE: Lecture on Autism on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 6:00P.M., at Sensory Connections, 6653 Powers Avenue, Suite 133, Jacksonville, FL 32217. For more information call 904-524-1752. MOSH SENIOR DAY: Wednesday, November 2, 2011, Museum of Science and History (MOSH), 1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL 32207. Contact 904.396.MOSH for more information. LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETYS LIGHT THE NIGHT WALK, at The Jacksonville Landing, on Thursday, November 3, 2011, at 2 Independent Dr. W., Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more information contact 904.353.1188. 31ST ANNUAL LINCOLNVILLE HERITAGE FESTIVAL: Friday, November 4, 2011 at 5:00 PM Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 6:00 PM (ET) St. Augustine, FL. Please plan your visit to Fort Mose today! Ft. Mose State Park, 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine, Florida 32084. Call 904-823-2232 for festival information. RITZ JAZZ JAMM PRESENTS:STANLEY JORDAN, Saturday, November 5, 2011. For tickets or more information call 904.632.5555 or visit www.ritzjacksonville.com Community ActivitiesPAGE B 2 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 HE GOT THE SHOCKER OF HIS LIFE. David, a 26 year old WWII veteran returned home and married his high school sweetheart who already had an 8 year old daughter. They had no additional children, but lived happily for 60 years until she died. His wife never worked, so he was the sole provider for the family and provided a good life for his wife and step-daughter. His step-daughter had 8 children and he accepted all of them as his grandchildren. Upon the death of his sweetheart, David gave his step-daughter $60,000 cash and $10,000 to each of her children ($140,000). David was a deacon in his church and after having been widowed for two years, he became lonely and married an elderly church lady largely for companionship, but also because he had fallen in love. Shortly after the wedding, much to his surprise, 2 of his granddaughters came into his house and right in front of his face, took all of his china, crystal and silver. They claimed that it belonged to their grandmother and no other woman had a right to use it. RESULT: Now the old man who has given so much to so many for so long, has been totally crushed by the conduct of the selfish few. He is now working with us to make plans for the rest of his life and for the distribution of his assets. PREPLANNING CAN HELP; WE CAN HELP! Our caring and professional staff includes funeral directors, attorneys,counselors and insurance agents. AARON and BURNEY BIVENS FUNERAL HOME andCREMATION SERVICES 529 Kingsley Avenue, Park, Florida 32073 (904) 264-1233 www.bivensfuneralhome.com PREPLANNING SERVICES AT TIME OF DEATH AFTERCARE SERVICES PROBATE OF ESTATES Ways To Help Lower Cholesterol For Heart Health (StatePoint) Cardiovascular disease is the leading killer of Americans, affecting one in three people, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). And, the problem may be getting worse, as a new study from the AHA predicts that those who have heart disease are expected to increase to more than 40 percent of Americans by 2030. This prediction doesnt have to be reality. One of the major risk factors for heart disease is high cholesterol, which may be lowered by eating a heart-healthy diet and exercising. Heart disease runs in my family so I understand first-hand the role that genetics play in cholesterol and overall health. But maintaining a heart healthy diet and choosing foods that may actively help lower cholesterol are the simplest, most effective things people can do for heart health, says Dr. Travis Stork, ER physician and co-host of the TV show The Doctors. To help educate people on easy ways to reduce cholesterol, Dr. Stork has teamed up with Cheerios to share helpful tips. Food Choices Are Key Because heart health risks can be modified by diet, eating foods low in saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol is important. And, the soluble fiber in oats, known as beta glucan, has been shown to help lower cholesterol. Beta glucan is found in familiar foods such as Cheerios cereal and oatmeal, and helps rid the body of some LDL or bad cholesterol. It acts like a sponge in the digestive tract to soak up cholesterol, helping to naturally remove it from the body. To garner benefits from beta glucan, it is recommended that you eat three grams of soluble fiber daily from whole grain oat foods, such as Cheerios which has one gram per serving. Eaten as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, this may reduce the risk of heart disease. Other foods that may actively help lower heart disease risk include certain fish, such as salmon and tuna, that are high in a good fat. And foods containing at least 0.65 grams per serving of plant sterol esters, eaten twice a day with meals for a daily total intake of at least 1.3 grams, also may reduce the risk of heart disease when eaten as part of a heart-healthy diet. When doctors tell patients they have high cholesterol, they often receive information about the things they cannot or should not eat, says Susan J. Crockett, PhD, RD, FADA and leader of the General Mills Bell Institute. We think its important to empower people with the simple things they can do that may help lower their cholesterol. With this in mind, the company is donating $200,000 to WomenHeart, the nations only patient centered organization dedicated to educating women about living a heart healthy life (www.womenheart.org). For more on how Cheerios may help lower cholesterol, visit Cheerios.com. A few simple lifestyle changes, such as becoming more active and making smarter food choices, may help improve your heart health. ***** ULYSSES W. WATKINS JR., MD HEALTH NOTES LIPOSUCTION (Suction Lipectomy) GENERAL INFORMATION DEFINITION: A surgical technique using suction equipment to permanently remove fat deposits. Surgery requires 1 to 2 hours. BODY PARTS INVOLVED: Thighs and hips; buttocks; fat cells of the abdominal wall; chin or other small areas. REASONS FOR SURGERY: Cosmetic improvement of fat areas that wont go away without extreme dieting that may leave the rest of the body too thin. SURGIAL RISK INCREASES WITH: Extreme obesity. *Smoking. *Chronic illness or disease, such as diabetes, *Excess alcohol consumption. *History of phlebitis. *Use of mind-altering drugs, including: narcotics; psychadelics; hallu cinogens; marijuana; sedatives; hypnotics; or cocain. WHAT TO EXPECT WHO OPERATES: Plastic surgeon. WHERE PERFORMED: Outpatient surgical facility or hospital. DIAGNOSTIC TESTS: Before surgery: Blood and urine studies. *After surgery: Blood and urine studies. ANESTHESIA Local anesthesia and sedation for small areas. *General anesthesia by injection and inhalation with an airway tube placed in the windpipe. DESCRIPTION OF OPERATION: The plastic surgeon marks areas to be operated on. *Incisions (about 1-inch each) are made in suction areas. *A suction tube, with one end attached to suction equipment, is pushed through the incision into the excess fat and moved back and forth repeatedly (20 to 30 times at each site). *Eached incision is stiched. POSSIBLE COPLICATIONS Resuctioning in some areas may be necessary. *Phlebitis. *Surgical infection. *Excess bleeding; anemia. *Blotchy brown areas at surgical site. AVERAGE HOSPITAL ST: 0 to 2 days. PROBABLE OUTCOME: Improved appearance. POSTOPERATIVE CARE GENERAL MEASURES No smoking. *A hard ridge should form along the incision. As it heals, the ridge will recede gradually. *Dont be concerned about small amounts of blood oozing at the surgical sites. *Bathe and shower as usual. You may wash the incision gently with mild unscented soap. *Use an electric heating pad, a heat lamp or a warm compress to relieve incisional pain. MEDICATION: Your doctor may prescribe: Pain relievers. Dont take prescription pain medicine longer than 4 to 7 days. Use only as much as you need. Antibiotics to fight infection. You may use non-prescription drugs, such as acetaminophen, for minor pain. Avoid aspirin. ACTIVITY *Resume driving 1 week after the surgical scar heals. *Avoid heavy lifting for 6 weeks after surgery. Learn proper body mechanics to reduce strain. *Dont strain with bowel movements or urination. DIET No special diet required. Vitamin and mineral supplements.(sometimes). CALL YOUR DOCTOR IF *Pain, swelling, redness, drainage or bleeding occurs in the surgical area. *Your temperature rises to 101F (38.3C). You develop signs of infection: headache, muscles aches, dizziness, or a general ill feeling and fever.* You become constipated. Health Notes Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area REAL LIFE STORIES

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PAGE B-5 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 2011 March of Dimes Foundation working together for stronger, healthier babies Facebook.com/WorldPrematurityDayMarch of Dimes Northeast Florida Division thanks our community partners for support of World Prematurity Day SUPPORTWORLDPREMATURITY DAYNOVEMBER 17 Corporate Partner Supporting Sponsor Media Partner

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PAGE B-6 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 I hired a great teacher as a result of the skills he gained through the Employ Florida network. EmployFlorida.com provides job seekers with the skills needed to positively stand out during the interview process. THE RESULT: Green Cove Springs Junior High School students gained a talented geography teacher who contributes to their education every day. One Click. Job Resources. DR. SARYN HATCHER Principal Green Cove Springs Junior High School HIR RE yFlorida.com Emplo yFlorida.com 1-866-FLA-2345yFlorida.com Emplo 1-866-FLA-2345yFlorida.com Notice of BidsNorthwest Jacksonville Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) Request for Proposal Sealed bids will be received by NJCDC, 1122 Golfair Blvd., 32209 until Noon, Monday November 7, 2011, and thereafter publicly opened and recorded at 2:00pm., Ed Ball Building, 214 North Hogan Street, Room #851 RFP Number: PHASE I Title: Demolition of several multi-family units on various scattered sites. Scope of work includes demolition, removal, disposal, and fill dirt. (1) Prior to demolition, all services such as water/sewer, electrical and gas shall be disconnected and removed from the equipment and structure(s) accordingly. The Contractor shall be responsible for coordinating with the service providers and performing all work necessary to assure that services are properly disconnected, closed and shut off. Sewer laterals and water lines serving the demolished structure(s) shall extend vertically to finished grade and shall be capped with an approved plumbing device. Erosion or sedimentation controls, when deemed necessary by the Housing Code Administrator, shall be installed prior to the start of demolition. (2) The Contractor shall be responsible for demolition of structures and disposal of all debris, material, and equipment in a permitted landfill and in accordance with applicable local and State laws. All raised curbing, structural supports, equipment pads, storage tanks, block or concrete foundation walls, retaining or support walls that extend or protrude below grade shall be removed at the time of demolition. (3) Upon completion of demolition, the Contractor shall provide any topsoil or clean fill dirt that may be needed to fill voids, depressions or holes that were created as a result of the demolition activities. The demolition site shall be compacted, graded and free of protrusions, demolition debris and abrupt edges. The goal is to create the desired topography, soil profiles and drainage patterns to support restoration efforts and to assure that the existing storm water system can be maintained after completion of the project. (4) Existing grass, weeds and overgrowth shall be removed from the property prior to final restoration. The final restored site shall be free of voids and pockets and in a condition that is suitable for mowing with a push type mower.(5) All streets and sidewalks shall be protected during construction and swept clean upon completion of the project. Work performed under this scope of services shall be paid under a lump sum basis with progress payments payable in proportion to the percentage of work completed. Contracts will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder as quickly as possible; however, the bidder agrees to honor the bid for one hundred twenty (120) calendar days from the date of the bid opening. PHASEII Title: Rehabilitation of two multi-family quadaplex (8 doors). Please pick up specification packet from Florida Blue Print. Work performed under this scope of services shall be paid under a lump sum basis with progress payments payable in proportion to the percentage of work completed. Contracts will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder as quickly as possible; however, the bidder agrees to honor the bid for one hundred twenty (120) calendar days from the date of the bid opening. PHASE III Title: Single Family New Construction. NJCDC will build 4 single family units. Plans and specification packets can be picked up from Florida Blueprint. Work performed under this scope of services shall be paid under a lump sum basis with progress payments payable in proportion to the percentage of work completed. Contracts will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder as quickly as possible; however, the bidder agrees to honor the bid for one hundred twenty (120) calendar days from the date of the bid opening. For a detailed description of the project requirements, all interested Residential, Building or General Contractors will register their intent to review the project by emailing their company name, address, phone/fax numbers and the name of their company representative to the Executive Director northwestjaxcdc@gmail.com with Villages of North Point in the subject line. In Phase I, only one demolition contractor will be selected. In Phase II and Phase III, bids will be awarded to the lowest qualified bidder per address. Bid prices may be held for up to 120 days. All bids must be submitted in accordance with the Project Plans and Specifications which will be available to purchase from Florida Blueprint (542 South Edgewood Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32205, (904)388-7686) beginning Monday, October 10, 2011. The price per set of documents is: Phase I _$10.00_, and Phase II _$50.00_ and Phase III_$18.00 all of which is non-refundable. FEDERAL FUNDING: This Project will be funded partly or in total by the Federal Government. Therefore, Bidders must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (24 CFR, Parts 1 and 2); Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (24 CFR, Part 115); Federal Labor Standards Provisions (HUD 4010); the Davis-Bacon Act; the Anti-Kickback Act; and the Contract Hours and Safety Standards Act. Bidders are advised to refer to the Federal Regulations, of these specifications for more information. Bidders must submit with sealed bids Section 3 Proposal Form, Section 3 Business Application Certification (To Be completed by both the Contractor and Sub-contractor), Section 3 Economic Opportunities Plan (Appendix H), Tables A and Table B, Conflict of Interest, Letters of Intent, List of Subcontractors and Shop Fabricators, Training and Apprenticeship Program Memo in accordance with 24 CFR, Part 135. All Bids must be made on the forms provided, properly executed, placed in an envelope and mailed or delivered in accordance with this Notice. PRE-BID MEETING: PRE-BID Walk Through: Meeting Date: October 18, 2011Meeting Date: October 21, 2011 Meeting Time: 2:30 p.m.Meeting Time: 8:30 a.m. 2:15 p.m. Meeting Location:Ed Ball BuildingMeeting Location: To Be Determined 214 N Hogan Street Room #851 Jacksonville, FL 32202 Bid specifications and contract terms will be available for pick up at Florida Blueprint at 542 Edgewood Avenue South Jacksonville, FL 32205, (904) 388-7686 ONE ORIGINAL BID AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS SHALL BE SUBMITTED. NO DUPLICATES OR COPIES WILL BE CONSIDEREDMANDATORY PRE-PROPOSAL STATE OF FLORIDA, CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COMMISSION, Petitioner vs. BRANDY HOOD, Case #31106 Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION TO: BRANDY HOOD, Residence UnknownYOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Administrative Complaint has been filed against you seeking to revoke your CORRECTIONAL Certificate in accordance with Section 943.1395, F.S., and any rules promulgated thereunder. You are required to serve a written copy of your intent to request a hearing pursuant to Section 120.57, F.S. upon Michael Crews, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Criminal Justice Professionalism Program, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, P. O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 323021489, on or before ______________, 2011 [2 months from the date legal ad sent to the newspaper]. Failure to do so will result in a default being entered against you to Revoke said certification pursuant to Section 120.60, F.S., and Rule 11B-27, F.A.C. Dated: ______________, 2011 [date legal ad sent to the newspaper] Ernest W. George CHAIRMAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION By: -sCliff Chitwood, Division Representative RWDNKE"PQVKEG

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PAGE B-8 THE STAR OCTOBER 29, 2011 UVCVG"QH"HNQTKFC."ETKOKPCN"LWUVKEG"UVCPFCTFU"("VTCKPKPI"EQOOKUUKQP. Rgvkvkqpgt xu0 LCEQD"TQDGTVU."Ecug"%4;:59 Tgurqpfgpv PQVKEG"QH"CEVKQP TO: JACOB ROBERTS, Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Administrative Complaint has been filed against you seeking to revoke your CORRECTIONAL Certificate in accordance with Section 943.1395, F.S., and any rules promulgated thereunder. You are required to serve a written copy of your intent to request a hearing pursuant to Section 120.57, F.S. upon Michael Crews, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Criminal Justice Professionalism Program, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, P. O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 32302-1489, on or before ______________, 2011 [2 months from the date legal ad sent to the newspaper]. Failure to do so will result in a default being entered against you to Revoke said certification pursuant to Section 120.60, F.S., and Rule 11B-27, F.A.C. Dated: ______________, 2011 [date legal ad sent to the newspaper] Ernest W. George CHAIRMAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION By: -sErica Bradham, Division Representative RWDNKE"PQVKEG

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OCTOBER 29, 2011 THE STAR PR 1 P P R R E E P P R R A A P P Y Y o o u u t t h h S S e e c c t t i i o o n n Donations for Anthony Hall, Karen Davis Teacher and Lela Robinson Volley Ball For The Cure Zjcira Wilson, Mantoya Leon, Ilonna Hampton, Nicole Lamb, and Cynetra Tolen Donna Pressley, Joi Atwater, Vivian Jenkins PTSA President, and Blondell Jaekson Booster Teleshia Adams, Alissa McCoy, Imber Williams, Miracle Green, and Michelle Smith William M Raines High School Friday Night FootballPhotos Courtesy of FM Powell lllWilliam M Raines(Vikings) High School 26 Victory Over Bolles (Bulldogs) High School 21 Raines coach Deran Wiley said. "Several coaches from the Gateway Conference have called to offer congratulations.

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OCTOBER 29, 2011 PREP RAP PR 2 Girl Matters and So Much More Important to Jacksonville Community: Chartrand Foundation Awards More Than $300,000 to Area Non-profits More than ten years have passed since a national report Educate or Incarcerate produced by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) revealed that poor school performance and weak school commitment are associated with increases in delinquency, drug use and violent offenses. While teenage violence continues to be most commonly associated with boys, statistics reveal that the link between poor academic achievement levels and violence is stronger for girls than boys. Nearly 27 percent of 33,000 girls, ages 12-17 participating in a national Mental Health Services Administration survey last year reveal that they have been involved in a serious fight at school or work, a group against group fight, or had attacked someone with the intent to harm. Jacksonville is no exception as more than 850 elementary age girls, ages 5 to 10 years old, are expelled or suspended each year from Duval County schools. According to the NCCD Center for Girls and Young Women and The Chartrand Foundation, a philanthropic organization who recently awarded a $45,000 grant to the Center, support services for girl matters are critical. In October 2008, the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Inc., the nations oldest private nonprofit research organization dedicated to improving the lives of people and solving complex social problems with research, policy and practice, identified Jacksonville as the nations site for its new NCCD Center for Girls and Young Women. The Center, with a purpose of addressing disparate treatment and improving outcomes for girls and young women, provides gender-specific services to support girls in or at risk of entering the juvenile justice or child welfare systems. A recipient of one of 12 Chartrand Foundation grants awarded this grant cycle, Girl MattersIts Elementary! is a curriculum-based initiative and mentoring program developed by the NCCD Center for Girls and Young Women to address the specialized needs of girls with culturally competent and evidence-based gender responsive interventions. There has been some emphasis placed on educational programs and careers to attract and motivate girls to excel; still, there is a strong association between school failure and delinquency, said Ashley Smith Juarez, Executive Director, Chartrand Foundation. When you look at the overwhelming number of disciplinary infractions among girls at such early ages, it is critical that educational services like Girl Matters are available to address the social and emotional health needs of girls that influence their behavior, school engagement and academic success. School failure is one of the primary pathways for girls entry into the juvenile justice system. Research supports that elementary age girls who are suspended from school are twice as likely to suffer from depression as teenagers and 33 percent later drop out of school, contributing to poor physical and mental health outcomes, substance abuse, domestic violence and arrests. Girls behaviors at early ages are a reflection of the intensity of their needs, hurt and reactions to environments, said Lawanda Ravoira, Director, NCCD Center for Girls and Young Women. The program we have built at the Center shifts the focus from controlling challenging behaviors to providing interventions that address the root causes and create an internal sense of wellbeing and validation for girls. The four-year demonstration project established by NCCD is designed to provide a positive alternative to out-of-school suspensions/expulsions; keep girls in school; increase school connectedness and academic and social success. It seeks to achieve these objectives with (1) a gender-based curriculum that will train school personnel on strategies to address disruptive behaviors among girls; (2) school-based counseling and direct services that focus on individualized disciplinary solutions and interventions; (3) partnerships with institutions of higher learning and girl-serving non-profit agencies for recruitment of mentors, interns and direct service provider support. The Chartrand Foundation grant will enable the NCCD Center for Girls and Young Women to serve girls at North Shore and George Washington Carver elementary schools. In addition to NCCD, other grant recipients are as follows: Nonprofit Science --$7,000 The Hands-On Science Program will support elementary leaders and science personnel in their efforts to improve science comprehension among students with weekly hands-on science experiments, activities and curriculum. Duval County Public Schools Office of Equity and Inclusion -$25,000 Challenge Day, while providing social and emotional learning supports to high school students during a one-day workshop and year-round club activities, will be expanded to include professional development offerings for educators who implement it. State of the Re:Union (SOTRU) --$15,000 The public media program will establish educational modules focused on social and civic engagement that will be linked to contemporary events and stories featured by SOTRU. Baptist Health Foundation -$10,000 Newborn TOUCH is an educational program with curriculum that promotes the health and development of infants by addressing root causes of disparities in learning from the earliest weeks of life. Teach for America -$100,000 Teach for America enters its fourth year in Jacksonville and is building on strategies to strengthen its alumni retention efforts, teacher impact and educational equity. Duval County Public Schools Excel Program -$42,400 Power of Choice will expand the incentive-based behavior modification program currently used in one elementary and one middle school to all elementary and middle school Excel sites. These sites serve students with significant behavioral and emotional disabilities at two elementary and three Duval County middle schools. PACE Center for Girls -$35,000 Academic Excellence Initiative The establishment of content delivery strategies and a trauma informed, gender-responsive curriculum that serves the unique learning styles of girls at-risk and the academic gaps that exist among them. The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens -$15,000 Very Special Arts Festival an annual four-day hands on experience that provides quality art offerings to more than 2,300 special needs youth Interfaith Coalition for Action, Reconciliation and Empowerment -$10,000 Training of volunteers to lead and support the organizations work in advocating for struggling readers and restorative justice. Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition -$40,000 Make a Noise. Make a Difference. Part 2 will contribute to increased awareness levels about infant mortality and the factors that contribute to it with ongoing community education and advocacy activities.

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OCTOBER 29, 2011 THE STAR PR 4 P P R R E E P P R R A A P P Y Y o o u u t t h h S S e e c c t t i i o o n n Simplify Your Holiday To-Do List (StatePoint) Trying to get everything done on your holiday list can be tough for even the most organized among us. From decking the halls to buying and wrapping the gifts to cooking and cleaning for guests, its easy to overlook something or someone on your list. Before you run around town to a million stores, take some time to get organized. With a little smart planning you can simplify your holiday list and make your season go from hectic to jolly. Plan Your Menu Dont just remember to add big items to your shopping list. While nobody forgets the ham or turkey, its easy to overlook essentials like vanilla, nutmeg, flour, butter, chicken stock and spices. You dont want to run to the store because youve forgotten the cinnamon for the cookies in your oven! Shop Smart There is no such thing as too early! Take advantage of early bird discounts on Christmas cards and gifts so you wont worry if the item will arrive in time or be in stock. Check out online stores for special discounts, but dont just buy anything. The worst gifts are those that look like you purchased the first thing you saw. Opt for personal gifts that look like youve thought a lot about the recipient. For example, thanks to advances in photo printing technology, you now can add a personal photo to traditional items like calendars, journals, stationery and other inexpensive gifts. Why not streamline the process and choose one great gift you can customize for each recipient? You can visit an online store like Minted.com that lets you pick out personalized stationery designs for each recipient on your list. This saves you the trouble of stopping at many stores. Get Emergency Gifts You may think youve put everybody on your nice list, but youll be the naughty one when your neighbor visits with a gift and you dont have one for her! Buy small emergency gifts you can have available when you realize youve forgotten the mailman or your boss. Remember the Extras Stock-up on tape, wrapping paper, batteries, ribbons, bows and personalized thank you cards. Nothings worse than remembering the gifts but forgetting the batteries or not having enough wrapping paper to wrap them. Finishing Touches Have gifts sent to your home and wrap them with festive paper. Buy one paper and one ribbon in bulk for a signature, yet affordable look. And remember the gift tags, so you can tag each gift as it is wrapped. If time is short, festive ribbons tied in bows along with your custom holiday cards go a long way. A little planning can go a long way in ensuring forgotten errands dont dampen your holiday spirit.

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C&J1 C M Y K Crime and Justice Crime and JusticeA Publication of the Florida Star and Georgia StarOCTOBER 29 2011 THE STAR C&J 1 As an African American newspaper, we basically report on offenses committed by African Americans. Please note that in our observations, weekly reports show that African Americans DO NOT commit the largest percentage of criminal offenses in this area. Three Men Arrested in Attempted Home InvasionAn exchange of gunfire in the middle of the night led to three men being arrested in connection with an attempted home invasion robbery. Police responded to a call from a 49-year-old man who said he was woken up by loud noises near his house. When he got up to go to his back door, he saw that the door had been kicked in. The victim soon came face-toface with a man who was masked and armed with a shotgun. Three men had broken into the house. The victim was told to get down to the ground, but he ran to the front door instead. One of the men fired a shot. The victim managed to run out the front door and ran into a neighbors house. He then got a gun and ran back to his home where he saw the men running away. The victim chased after the suspects who were running from his home to a neighbors yard and they began exchanging gunfire. Nobody was hurt. As the men got away, the victim went back to his home and called 911. A witness called the police after seeing the suspects kick in the door of another house. When deputies arrived, they asked the woman of the home if she was aware of three men breaking in. She told them that there should have been nobody else inside besides her. Authorities received consent to search the home and after conducting a search, the suspects were found hiding in a back bedroom. The three suspects that were taken into custody without incident were Willie Remarre Powell Jr., 21; Floyd Latavius Hall, 20; and Myron Lorenzo Tobler Jr., 20. They are facing charges of attempted home invasion robbery with a firearm and other charges. Man Holds Woman Captive in Her Own Car A man was arrested after he held a woman captive in her own car in a Walgreens parking lot. Curtis Leonard Fluellen, 49, had asked a woman for some money and she gave him $5 so he would leave her alone. The man instead put his arms around her and tried to kiss her in her car. She kept fighting to get away, but Fluellen kept pushing her and would not stop. Fluellen eventually gave up trying to kiss the woman. He then got out of the car and began jogging. The woman was not injured. An officer found a man matching the description that was given by the woman. Fluellen was arrested immediately. Records show that Fluellen was released from prison in December of last year. He was previously charged with drug and theft convictions. Fluellen is being charged with battery and false imprisonment on his recent arrest. He is being held on a $6,000 bond. Willie Remarre Powell Jr. Floyd Latavius Hall Myron Lorenzo Tobles Jr. Curtis Fluellen

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OCTOBER 29, 2011 THE STAR C&J 2 SSSHH! From Actual Police ReportsDid You Hear About?... Did You Hear About?... EDITORS NOTE: All suspects are deemed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. The Sheriffs Office reports are a matter of public record. The Star seeks to educate in the hope of keeping our community safe. Holiday Home Decorating Trees and Decorations When purchasing a live tree, DO check for freshness. A fresh tree is green, its needles are hard to pull from branches, and its needles do not break when bent between your fingers. The bottom of a fresh tree is sticky with resin, and when tapped on the ground, the tree should not lose many needles. When setting up a tree at home, DO place it away from heat sources, such as fireplaces, vents, and radiators. Because heated rooms rapidly dry out live trees, be sure to monitor water levels and keep the tree stand filled with water. Place the tree out of the way of traffic, and do not block doorways. When purchasing an artificial tree, DO look for the label, "Fire Resistant." Although this label does not mean that the tree will not catch fire, it does indicate that the tree is more resistant to catching fire. In homes with small children, DO take special care to avoid sharp, weighted, or breakable decorations. Keep trimmings with small removable parts out of the reach of children who could swallow or inhale small pieces, and avoid trimmings that resemble candy or food that may tempt a child to eat them. Candles Keep burning candles within sight. DO extinguish all candles before you go to bed, leave the room, or leave the house. DO keep candles on a stable heat-resistant surface where kids and pets cannot reach them or knock them over. Lighted candles should be away from items that can catch fire and burn easily, such as trees, other evergreens, decorations, curtains, and furniture. Your Safety Would you like to stay connected with your loved ones on lock down in jail, or prison? Anyone gone but not forgotten that you want to encourage? Get connected and keep a CONNECTION through our new CONNECTION spot. Call, Write, Email, or Fax to us titled: CONNECTION $10 3 lines of text only (Total 18 words) With PICTURE included $25. Contact G @ 904-766-8834 or Email G@thefloridastar.com send all correspondence to P.O. Box 40629, Jacksonville, FL 32203 Two Arrested for Postal-Carrier RobberiesTwo male suspects were arrested after robbing letter carriers of their master keys to mailboxes. There have ben three postal-carrier robberies within just several weeks. The two that were arrested were Steve Daniels, 19, and a juvenile. In one robbery, they beat a female letter carrier when she was delivering mail. She was not severely injured. Another female letter carrier became a victim in another robbery, but this time she was approached with a gun and held at gunpoint. Police worked hard with the aid of tips and were able to track down Daniels and the juvenile who will not be named. They were both arrested and charged with theft and robbery with a weapon. Police say that it is uncommon for three robberies to happen in such a short time and that the U.S. Postal Service gets about 75 to 100 robberies on average a year across the country. These are the only three robberies of this year in Florida so far.A mail carrier last year was gunned down while delivering mail in front of an apartment complex. The suspect was arrested on charges of murder and theft. Police are still searching for another suspect who is also a juvenile. He will also be charged with theft and robbery with a weapon as well. Halloween Safety Tips Halloween is just around the corner and here are some tips to keep you and your children safe: When purchasing a costume, masks, beards, and wigs, look for the label Flame Resistant. Although this label does not mean these items won't catch fire, it does indicate the items will resist burning and should extinguish quickly once removed from the ignition source. To minimize the risk of contact with candles or other sources of ignition, avoid costumes made with flimsy materials and outfits with big, baggy sleeves or billowing skirts. Young children should always be accompanied by an adult or an older, responsible child. All children should WALK, not run from house to house and use the sidewalk if available, rather than walk in the street. Children should be cautioned against running out from between parked cars, or across lawns and yards where ornaments, furniture, or clotheslines present dangers. Children should not enter homes or apartments unless they are accompanied by an adult. Steven Daniels

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Woman Admits to Giving her Kids Beer and Cocaine Bridgeport, CTA neighbor had called police after Juliette Dunn, 29, was seen feeding her children beer on the playground. Police came and also saw Lisa Jefferson, 33, with the mother. Witnesses told police that they saw Jefferson force her son to chug on a bottle of beer. Both children were taken to the hospital to get tested for alcohol. The 4-year-old boy clearly had alcohol in his system, while cocaine was also found in the 10-year-old girl. Both women were arrested on two counts of risk of injury to a child. They could both face up to two years in prison if sentenced. Teacher Chokes Girl with Sweater and Drags her Across Playground Baker, LAKira Rogers, who is only 6 years old, had apparently been talking in class when she wasnt suppose to. To show some discipline, Mildred Russ, 65, choked her with her own sweater and dragged her from the playground to the office. Every time she tried to move, the hold around her neck was pulled even tighter. She was dragged right out of her shoe and was left with two bruisess and holes in her clothes. Russ was arrested on one count of cruelty to a juvenile. She has also been placed on administrative leave. The mother of the child plans to transfer her to daughter to another school. OCTOBER 29, 2011 THE STAR C&J 3Bizarre Crimes Bizarre Crimeswho, what, when...huh? Other Unusual Crimes Across the Nation Man Dies After He Hits Wife While She Drives and Crashes in a Lake Sandro Michel, 27, died after he caused the car that his wife was driving to crash into a lake. His wife, Catherine Copeland, 33, and 3-year-old daughter survived. Michel and Copeland were both engaging in a violent argument, which led to Michel hitting Copeland as she was driving the car. She lost control of the car after being hit and the car fell into a nearby lake. A person heard the cries of help from Copeland in the darkness and called police. When police came, they saw her struggling to stay afloat as she yelled that her 3-year-old daughter was still in the car. Deputies saw the child was actually floating with the help of her diaper. An officer jumped into the lake and rescued the child and the mother. Michel drowned in the lake and did not survive. Copeland and her daughter were immediately transported to the hospital. Copeland was treated in the hospital and released. The child was listed in critical but stable condition. Mother was Under Influence While 7-Year-Old Daughter is Choking with Alcohol in System Sherley Noel Louima was arrested after police arrived to her home to rescue a 7-year-old girl who was choking on her own vomit. An 11-year-old boy dialed 911 after the girl was unconscious and vomiting. When police arrived, they found that the girl had a blood-alcohol level of 0.197 percent, over twice the legal limit to drive. They also learned that Louima was unable to care for the kids because she was under the influence of an unknown medication. Louima told police she only had blood pressure medicine and sleeping pills and it appeared that they were within a childs reach. Police said that she was very uncooperative and reassured them that there were no other pills in the house, but several expired bottles of narcotic pills were found in the kitchen. She was accused of stopping authorities from reading the pill bottles. Louima was taken to a hospital and tested for her blood-alcohol level, which came out to be 0.433 percent. That is over five times the legal limit to drive. She was accused of obstruction without violence and aggravated child neglect. Flat Tire Leads to Massive Pot Bust A trooper had stopped and pulled over to help two men with a flat tire. He was on his way home after a three-day training session until he saw a parked pickup truck that needed assistance. As he was helping and talking to the men while changing tires, he started to become suspicious and asked if he could search the truck. He was given permission and found 67 pounds of marijuana totaling up to $300,000. The men arrested were later identified as Fernando Gonzalez, 45, and Juan Gomez Romero, 51. Both men will face numerous drug charges. Man Kidnaps Ex-Girlfriend After She Goes on a Date Fresno, TXA couple had just arrived to a convenience store. The man in the car got out to go inside the store to pay for gas. Another man entered the store telling him that he saw someone hit the woman and force her into another vehicle. The man then got back into his vehicle and went to search for his abducted date. When he saw a deputy, he immediately reported the incident. Police found out that the man who abducted the woman was her former boyfriend Kristopher ONeal, 31. Investigators later found out that the woman was taken to the hospital where she was being treated for the injuries she had received. ONeal was found at the hospital too and was arrested Sandro Michel Sherley Noel Louima

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OCTOBER 29, 2011 THE STAR C&J 4 PAGE B4 C M Y K Criminal Line-Up Criminal Line-Up Citizens with tips are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward. ON THE LOOKOUT MISSING PERSONS Name: Armando SevillaCruz Age: 16 Weight: 130 lbs Last seen: 8/22/11 Name: Shanice Henry Age: 15 Weight: 120 lbs Last seen: 9/27/11 Name: Shanice Keyonna Wright Age: 15 Weight: 90 lbs Last seen: 10/14/11 Name: Shaneka N. Wilcox Age: 17 Weight: 140 lbs Last seen: 9/30/11 Name: Jasmine Thornton Age: 17 Weight: 130 lbs Last seen: 9/3/11 McDonalds Robbery Suspect Investigation revealed an unknown black male suspect described as 50-6, 250 pounds, 35-40 years old, wearing a green camouflage jacket with a hoodie, with twists in his hair, entered the business and pointed a handgun at the manager and demanded money. The suspect forced the manager to take him to the safe. All the employees were ordered to lay on the floor faced down. The suspect then retrieved an unknown amount of money out the safe and fled the business. Family Dollar Store Robbery A strong armed robbery occurred at the Family Dollar located at 2610 Main St. The suspect was able to get an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot behind the business. The suspect was described as a black male, 48-53 years old, 5, and 240 pounds. Anyone with any information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS or email at rewards@fccrimestoppers.com. You will remain anonymous and receive a possible reward MOST WANTED Name: Ahmad L. Arnold Age:23 Offense: Traffic in Stolen Property Name: Jeremy Harris Age:27 Offense: Aggravated Battery Pregnant Victim Name: James Earl Robinson Age: 27 Offense: Felony Battery Name:Carlos Manuel Age: 39 Offense: Aggravated Battery w/Deadly Weapon Name: Misty Nicole Merriel Age: 25 Offense: Aggravated Battery Intended Harm Name: Paul R. Wright Jr. Age: 51 Offense: Traffic in Stolen Property