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Title: The Beaches leader
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Beaches Leader
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Beach Fla
Creation Date: February 1, 2006
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Table of Contents
    Section A: Main
        page A 1
        page A 2
        page A 3
    Section A: Main: Opinion
        page A 4
    Section A: Main: Viewpoints
        page A 5
    Section A: Main: Police Beat
        page A 6
    Section A: Main: Obituaries
        page A 7
    Section A: Main: Beach Living
        page A 8
        page A 9
    Section A: Main: Beach Living: Education
        page A 10
    Section B: Sports
        page B 1
        page B 2
        page B 3
    Section B: Sports: Classifieds
        page B 4
        page B 5
        page B 6
        page B 7
    Section B: Sports continued
        page B 8
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MIDWEEK EDITION
FEBRUARY 1, 2006


SPAM
It's a winning
ingredient,

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'~Racing~' roylt


Racing royalty
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Vol. 43. No. 64


LEADER


Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963


BRIEFS

C-Span Book
Bus pulling in
C-SPAN's Book TV Bus Is'com-
ing to The Bookmark on
Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The
45-foot long custom coach is a
mobile television production
studio that travels the country
promoting Book TV's unique
non-fiction book programming,
which airs weekends on C-
SPAN2. The bus will be open to
anyone interested in touring the
state-of-the-art studio set; seeing
an interactive demonstration
about Book TV programming;
learning how a television show
is produced; or signing up for
programming e-mail alerts. For
additional information, call
241.9026


The new Beaches Museum &
History Center at 380 Pablo
Avenue will be on display today
at 1:30 p.m. when a volunteer
recognition and orientation is
held. After a reception honoring
current volunteers, an orienta-
tion session will be held and a
tour of the new facility will be
provided. To register for the ori-
entation or for more information,
contact Lisa Paulger at 241-
5657. Opening of the new
museum has been set for
March 7.


Film crew at
Oceanwalk
FROI STAFF
The St. Johns River Water
Management District Monday
and Tuesday filmed a television
commercial in the Oceanwalk
neighborhood in Atlantic
Beach.
An official with the water
management district Tuesday
said that the commercial is part
of the district's water conserva-
tion public awareness cam-
paign.


MONKS

VISIT
Photos SUBMITTED
Tibetan Buddhist monks
from Drepung Loseling
Monastery in India per-
formed recently at Atlantic
Beach Elementary School.
The performance included
music and chants and a
lively dance where two of
the monks wore a large
snow lion costume.


Beach Blvd. bridge work to begin


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF I\'RITER


A project that will replace the
McCormick Bridge at Beach
Boulevard and widen the road-
way to six lanes between San
Pablo and Penman Roads will get
under way this spring.
The JTA Board recently award-
ed a $64,623,078.27 construction
bid to Superior Construction
Company, Inc. The bid came in
nearly a million dollars below the
expected cost estimate.
The project will replace the
existing drawbridge with two,
high-level fixed spans. Other
infrastructure improvements in


The draw bridge at Beach
Boulevard will be replaced.


the project area include the
installation of curbs and gutters,
sidewalks and bike lanes.
New pull-out bays will be
added for bus traffic and drainage
in the project will be enhanced
by rerouting a section of the
water and sewage collection sys-
tems from Beach Boulevard to
Shetter Avenue.
New mast arm signals and
road resurfacing will also be
added during the project which
is expected to take 1,100 days.
The bridge will be replaced in
phases with the northern bridge
expected to be complete within
the first 500 days of the contract,
the JTA said.


Former JB councilor


AB building chief has run-in with cop


FROAIST4FF
Atlantic Beach building offi-
cial Don Ford says he's resigned
from the city and has accepted
the same position at neighbor-
ing Neptune Beach.
Ford in a telephone interview
Monday said he's retiring from
Atlantic Beach after 20 years as
the building official. His last day
will be Feb. 10, he said
Ford said that he was offered
the Neptune Beach Building
Official position and has accept-
ed. That city's building official,
Tony Perez-Guerra, earlier this
month resigned due to health
reasons. Perez-Guena's last day
is Feb. 17.
Ford said he expects to begin
in Neptune Beach Feb. 21.
"Twenty years is long enough
to be in one spot and I had
planned to do something else
after 20 years anyway," Ford
said. 'It was very timely [that
the Neptune Beach job became
vacant.
"It just worked out."
Ford moved to the Beaches in
1971. He lives in Atlantic Beach.


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF It'RITER
The Jacksonville Beach
Police Department has cleared
an officer of alleged miscon-
duct after a former City
Councilman complained about
the officer drawing a weapon
during a routine traffic stop.
Mitch Kinsey, who is retired
from the Jackson\ille Sheriff's
Office and a former
Jacksonville Beach Councilor,
complained to Officer Shane
Watson's supervisors that the
officer unnecessarily pulled out
a firearm after Kinsey refused
orders to remain in his vehicle
at a routine traffic stop.
Kinsey was stopped at 10
p.m. Jan. 20 at Fairway Lane
and Seabreeze Avenue for driv-
ing 15 mph above the posted
speed limit and failing to stop
at a stop sign en route to an
alarm at his condominium,
according to a police report.
A departmental complaint,
generated by police after the
incident, also cleared Watson
of lying about Kinsey running


the stop sign.
The final review and report
were signed -off Jan. 26 by
Police Chief Bruce Thomason.
Watson said he ordered
Kinsey to remain in his vehicle,
believing that he might be an
escape risk. Kinsey opened the
driver's door and was observed
reaching around his back with
his right hand, prompting
Watson to draw his weapon for
protection, according to the
report.
"Officer Watson drew his
weapon in response to a per-
ceived threat. Mr. Kinsey's
furtive movement of reaching
behind his back was substan-
tial justification for Officer
Watson to pull his weapon in
preparation for an imminent
assault," note the findings of
the investigation.
"I would expect any officer
confronted with a similar set of
circumstances to react in the

See COPS, A-3


Pnolo b FRED KING
Bill Hutchinson reads to Kelly Hotaling's third grade class recently at Jacksonville Beach
Elementary School. Hutchinson is a mentor from the Kiwanis Club. Club members have
come to the school for years as readers. In addition to doing "Read Alouds" to one class
at a time, this year mentors are also working with two students at a time to provide per-
sonalized instruction. According to teachers, the students are developing relationships
with the mentors as they read and interpret the stories.


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Calendar..................A-7 Opinion ................A-4
Classified ................B- Police Beat .............A-6
Fishing ....................B-2 Sports ...................B-I
Obituaries .............A-7 Weather...................A-2
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by JEFFREY MINTON
STAFF i WRITERR
No decision was the only decision for controversial
issues in Neptune Beach Monday as city councilors failed
to come up with definitive solutions for the Kings Road
Bridge, a speed hump policy and deciding on the level of
garbage service for the city.
Some of those issues such as the Kings Road Bridge -
have been discussed for over four years, while others -
such as the garbage issue are more recent.
But the one thing the issues have in common is that
councilors say they need more time to make a decision.
Discussion at Monday's Council workshop meeting on
the issues included:
*Kings Road Bridge
The council agreed to have the city staff solicit bids to
have the dilapidated wooden bridge replaced with anoth-
er wooden structure to see what the costs would be.

See Neptune Beach, A-3


PTA to build park


for disabled kids
FROM STAFF
The Neptune Beach Elementary PTA is spearheading a
fuiT~iralffigleffort for construction of a handicapped'dcces-
sible playground at the school.
The PTA has launched a two-year plan to upgrade one of
the school's two playgrounds to accommodate disabled stu-
dents at the school, located at 1515 Florida Boulevard. The
PTA also plans to improve the school's other intermediate
playground.
The school is one of 16 regional sites in the United States
and the only in Florida to offer a MOVE (Mobility
'Opportunities Via Education) program an educational
course designed to build independent living skills for dis-
abled children.
One of the PTA's goals for making the playground handi-
capped accessible is to integrate the disabled children with
the rest of the school population.
"Since the upgraded playground will be suitable for chil-
dren of all ages and abilities, we hope to find ESE [disabled]
students playing alongside the other children," said Sheri
Nicholson, who is involved in the effort to upgrade the
playground.
The PTA last fall held a Walk-A-Thon to raise funds for the
effort. But officials say that they still need more money.
The PTA is asking local businesses to sponsor specific play-
ground elements to cover costs ranging from $150 to
$4,000.


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teller and musician will come'
to the Neptune Beach Branch
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office, 850 Sixth Ave. S., Suite
400, Jacksonville Beach.
To volunteer, attend the
meeting or call 247 3817.
BEAM is a nonprofit organi-
zation that supplies short-term
assistance and referrals to
other agencies for needy
Beaches families.


enterllLtanll.. l 1 program s ,. -
sponsored by the Beach 'Kite Runner' events
Library and Friends of. the The following upcoming
Beaches Branch Library. It is events will be held at the Ponte
open to the public and is free Vedra Beach Branch Library for
of charge. the "St. Johns Reads" program
centering on the best-selling
Make your\own bauble novel "The Kite Runner" by
A jewelry-making class will Khaled Hosseini, a native of
.be held Feb. 7 and Feb. 9 at the Afghanistan:
'"Palm \'aill 'Sei'for'd' r, 148-"'" At' t10 a.ni; Thursday there
Canal Blvd.. P6ioie V'~dr'?'" '"Will-' be a showing of
The crafting and beading "Kandahar," an 80-minute
class will be held 10 a.m. to movie about a reporter who
noon both'days. returns to 'her native
For more information, call Afghanistan to find her sister,
Patti Harvin, Palm Valley site who was left behind when the
coordinator for the ,St. Johns family fled.
County Council on Aging, at "Go Fly a Kite," a family
280-3233. event at 10:30 a.m. Saturday,
will feature kite crafts, refresh-
BEAM seeks volunteers ments and a kite-flying
Beaches Emergency demonstration by .Ocean
Assistance Ministry (BEAM) is, Extreme Sports.
looking for volunteers in the At 7 :p.m. Tuesday, Dr.
following areas: assisting with Bashir Sayar, a Jacksonville
the food pantry, office work, University professor and an
computer entry, food stamp Afghan native, will speak on
application, Medicade applica- "Culture and Education in
tion, computer layout of Afghanistan."


newsletter and other print
pieces, and scrapbooking of
BEAM's 20-plus year history.
A volunteer orientation and
informational meeting will be
held Feb. 28 at the BEAM


Chocolate gala Feb. 11
Samples of chocolate confec-,
tions, hours d'oeuvres and
desserts, from St. Augustine
restaurants and specialty shops


will be available at a chocolate
gala in St. Augustine Feb. 11.
The 13th annual RSVP
(Retired and Senior Volunteer
Program) of St. Johns County
"Chocolate and Beyond Gala"
is scheduled 7p.m. to 9 p.m. at
the Lightner Museum, 75 King
St.
Tickets are $15 in advance
and $18 at the doof. For ticket
locations, call (904) 819-3845.

Art recalls Holocaust
"Engrained '- .Forever:
Holocaust," a series of paint-
ings inspired by conversations
with a Holocaust survivor, will
be exhibited April 17 to April
25.at the Cultural Center at
Ponte Vedra Beach.
,The works done on large
wooden panels by artist Mimi
Schiff were inspired by Schiff's
many, poignant conversations
with her friend Lucy Cripps.
Schiff is a graduate of the
Tyler School of Fine Arts at
Temple University. "Engrained
Forever" was completed in
1991 and since that time has.
been exhibited nationally.
The exhibition is free and
open to the public during the
Center's hours of operation, 10
a.m. to "9 p.m. Monday
through Wednesday and 10
a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday
through Saturday. ,
The center is at 50 Executive
..Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, about
one block east of State Road


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Mom of twins



gets life terms


by LAURA FOWLER


theroom wherever ihev went," he
said.


STAFF WRITER Johnny was born first,
Circuit. Judgeon Alexa r Demeniuk told the judge, and
Circuit Judge John Alex Jamie came 11 minutes later.
ordered 36-year-old Leslie The father said that' Johnny suf-
Demeniuk to serve two consecu- feared a few complications in his
tive life sentences without parole first few hours of life and that he
Friday for the murder of her twin held his son's tiny hand during
sons in Ponte Vedrain 2001, the ordeal.
Handcuffed at the wrist and "I felt like my touch made a dif-
ankles and standing before the ierence "he sad.
judge, Demeniuk showed no reac- J amie:was more of the "tough
tion when the sentence was guy, and would always convince
announced. ,j n hny, o gang up on their dad in
Demeniuk wa"a wrestling match, 4 Demeniuk
month of two counts of first said.
degree murder in the March 17, .Bt one of them was always
2001, 'deaths of 4-year-olds John careful to remove their father's
andJaes. Both boys were shot in glasses so.as not to break them, he
the head. said.
Alexander handed down the One of the boys' favorite activi-
sentences after listening to state- ties was reading a book right
ments from Tommy Demeniuk, before bedtime, the father said.
,the boys' father, and his,- sister Their favorite was "Good Night
Debbie. Moon," and they had it "memo-,
Leslie and Tommy Demeniuk rizedword for word," he said..
were getting a divorce when the 'He said the boys' had just
boys were killed. caught theirfirst fish with their
"My last words to them were dad before they were killed, and
that I love them," Tommy he had also bought them a puppy
Demeniuk told the judge as he named Buddy.
fought back tears. When he found out about their
Flipping through the pages of deaths Demeniuk said, "Myheart
his statement, Demeniuk talked dropped, my spirit broke and
about his memories of time spent emptiness consumed me."
with his sons and described their Describing his life since the day
infectious, lighthearted personali- his sons were killed, Demeniuk
ties. said, he often hears people talk-
"Johnny and Jamie loved to ing about their children and
laugh, and they would light up wisheshe could participate.


GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES


Arthritis Foundation
Exercise Program
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center in partnership
with the Arthritis Foundation,
Healthy ,Jacksonville, the
Duval County Health
Department, the Florida
Department of Health, and the
Centers for Disease Control
tCDC), will offer the Arthritis
Foundation Exercise Program
beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 7
through Thursday, March 30,.
This eight-week exercise class
is offeredd every Tuesday and
Thursday from 1 p.nm.-2 p.m.
at no charge.
AARP Tax-Aide
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center in cooperation
with AARP Tax-Aide is offering
free tax preparation and elec-
tronic tax filing for middle-
and low-income tax payers
with special attention to those
ages 60 and older. This assis-
tance is being offered every
Friday through April 14 from
noon to 4 p.m. Each tax filer
is requested to bring current
tax forms, W-2 forms, a copy
of last year's tax return, unem-
ployment compensation state-
ments, SSA-1099, all 1099
forms (miscellaneous income),
all receipts, cancelled checks,
and any other pertinent infor-
mation if itemizing deduc-
tions. This service is being
offered on a first come first.
serve basis- no appointments
necessary.
Tai Chi
The Neptune Beach Senior


.Activity Center will offer Tai
Chi lessons beginning on
Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 4:30-5:30.
p.m. Master ,Tai Chi
Instructor Bill Robichaud will
conduct the class. Tai Chi is
valuable in maintaining bal-
ance, concentration, and
strength. The course will run
for six weeks with a fee of $15.
Call 270-1688 for further infor-.
mation.
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
CLASS
An "Introduction to Digital
Photography" will be offered
on Monday, Feb. 13 from' 1
p.m.-3 p.m. at the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center.
The session will cover rudi-
mentary concepts in today's
digital world of photography.
Reservations are required with


the class limited to four partic-
ipants. All attendees are asked,
to bring their own cameras,
new fresh batteries, all accesso-
ry' power cords, instruction
manual, and camera software.
The Center will furnish com-
puters for downloading and'
Internet access. Fee 'for the
class is $5 per person.
50's Party.
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center will host a 50's
Party Feb. 10 from 5 p.m.-9,
p.m. A covered dish to share
with friends should be brought
and those attending'areinvit-
ed to wear bobby socks, poodle
skirts, saddle shoes, or letter
sweaters for the evening..
Pam Kish will perform with
popular hits of the era.
Beginning Computers


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If you bought or received a
new computer during the holi-
days, new classes are forming
at the Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center. The six week
course for Beginners is sched-
uled on Tuesdays or
Wednesday starting Feb. 7, or'
Feb.y 8 from 10 a.m. to noon.


There is limited seating in
these classes. Pre-registration
is a must.,
The Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center is located at
2004 Forest Avenue and is
open to all. Call 270-1688 for
information.


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Elementary School spelling bee?
S-t-a-m-a-t-o-g-i-a-n-n-a-k-i-s.
Anna Stamatogiannakis, no new-
comer to the art of putting letters
together in their proper order, was
the last speller standing on stage at
Rawlings Friday afternoon.
With two of the original 10 fifth
grade contestants remaining, Daelen
Eiberger was stumped by
"escapade," putting Anna in striking
position.
She breezed by "escapade" then
finished with the final word -
"devotee," to take the title of the
2006 Rawlings spelling champ.
Anna's mother, Alice
Stamatogiannakis, said the challenge
of their surname has helped make
Anna "so good at spelling."
Not much time could be devoted
at home to help Anna prepare for
the Rawlings spelling bee, the moth-
er said., '
"We've got four kids, so we don't


Homeless camp

found at Rawlings


have too much time," said the
mother, who was beaming after
Anna won.
"It's just natural. She's pretty
good," Anna's mother said. "We're
all pretty good spellers," she said,
referring to the Stamatogiannakis
family.
After six rounds of competition in
the Rawlings cafetorium, where their
classmates watched and listened
from their seated positions on the
floor, three spellers remained: Anna,
Daelen and Lexi Panczykowski,
whose family name is three letters
shorter than the winner's.'
Anna heads next to the St. Johns
County spelling bee, which will be
held at the School Board office at 9
a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15.
There she'll compete with fifth-
graders through eighth-graders from
throughout the county.
Photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Anna Stamatogiannakis reacts
Friday as she is declared winner of
Rawlings Elementary School's fifth-
grade spelling bee. She will repre-
sent Rawlings at the district spelling
bee Feb. 15.


Cops


Cont. from A-1
exact way Officer Watson
responded," ,an investigator
wrote in the review.
The report says that Kinsey
became angry that' Watson
pulled his gun because, Kinsey'
said, it was not proper protocol
during a traffic violation, the
report states.
"You must be a damn rookie.
Put your damn gun away,".
Kinsey 'screamed at Watson
before producing a retired offi-
cer's badge issued'by the JSO,
the report' states "You ... idiot.
I'm retired JSO.I'm Mitch
Kinsev." ,
According to the narrative
included in the investigation,
Kinsey continued to berate
V.atson and threatened to call
City Manager George Forbes
and have Watson fired.
"Based upoi all the facts
gathered for this Departmental
Complaint Report, I find no
evidence to support any of Mr.
Kinsey's claims of improper


actions by Officer Watson," the
report notes.
Watson offered 'Kinsey the
opportunity to talk to
Thomason if he was not satis-
fied with the department's per-
formance but Kinsey declined,'
also extending an expletive
toward.the police chief,
Cdr. Gene Paul Smith, who
also responded to the scene,
jokingly asked if Watson had
stopped a city council member
when he heard Watson's
request for a supervisor.
Smith said Kinsey questioned
his presence at the scene and
complained that he just "want-
ed to be treated like everybody
else."
Smith said he called Forbes to
"give him a heads up immedi-
ately about what had hap-,
pened." During the call, Kinsey
announced he had already
talked to Mayor Fland Sharp.
Sharp Tuesday said he'
received a message from Kinsey
but he did not allude to the rea-


son for his call. He said he did
not condone special favors for
'any past or present elected offi-
cial.
"My personal 'policy, has
always been if I get stopped
whether it's for jay\valking or
speeding, I am supposed to be
treated just like everyone else,"
Sharp said. "That's not the way
we do business.We still have to
abide b: the law. \Ve still have
to abide by the law."' .
Sharp said he has received
two tickets during his tenure as
an elected official and the offi-
cers, who did not recognize
him, were courteous and polite.
"That's what I expect from all
of our guys," he said. "I don't
like to get traffic tickets but as
long as I am treated well, there
is no heartburn involved.
Everything's good."
Kinsey received two traffic
citations for going 40 mph in a
posted 25 mph zone and failing
to stop at the stop sign at
Seabreeze Avenue and Fairway


Cont. from A- I' .. :. and the average daily traffic \olume must be at
The city staff has received estimates that such a least 200 vehicles.
structure would cost approximately $200,000. But Weldon said Monday that he has a problem
the councilors Monday said they were not satis- with those proposed stipulations because they
fled with the "unofficial" estimates and would like would: eliminate many small neighborhood
to know exactly what that option would cost. streets in the city. Councilors agreed to let
The one-lane bridge serves as the lone perma- Weldon "tweak" those items and bring a revised
nent access to over 70 homes in the city and policy to the eb. 20 meeting.
neighboring Jacksonville Beach. It is 46 years old The council MNonday did tentatively decide to
and starting to show its age, say ctv officials, who replace speed "bumps" along some neighborhood
last year lowered the bridge's weight limit from 28 streets with speed "humps." City officials say
tons to 10 tons for safety reasons. speed "bumps" are no longer acceptable and that
The city has already designed and received bids speed "humps" '- which offer a more gradual
for the bridge to be replaced with a concrete struc- incline are now, favored as a traffic calming
ture. But that would cost the cdty roughly $1 mil- device.
lion much more than the $350,000 the city has The streets are: Cherry Street in the 200 block,
budgeted for the project. : Camellia Terrace Drive, Hagler.Drive, South Street
That prompted officials last year to research in the 400 block, Cedar Street at Hagler Drive,
other options including: replacing it with another Golden Rod and Oleander in the 200 block.
wooden bridge, removing the bridge and reopen- That action is scheduled be approved at the
ing a portion of Seagate Avenue over a marsh to council's Feb. 6 regular meeting.
access the homes or not replacing the bridge at all
and doing spot repairs as needed. Garbage service changes put off
Each of the options has gained both fans and : G
opponents over recent months, intensifying what The counselors at the workshop said they want
had already been a controversial issue for the to hold off two weeks on deciding what level of
council. garbage service should be specified in the city's
Councilors Monday' said that knowing the new garbage contract to give them time to fihd
exact cost of replacing the bridge with a wooden out what the residents want.
structure will help them decide what to do. They did not say at the meeting how, they
City Councilor John Weldon urged that a deci- intend to gather such information from the city's
sion be made on the bridge because the costs for roughly 3,104 garbage customers.
all the options will only increase. The city's contract for waste collection with


Speed hump policy to be modified
The Council Monday decided not to move for-
ward with approving a speed hump policy drafted
by Police Chief David Sembach because coun-
cilors could not agree on some of the proposed
terms.
However, councilors did agree to let Weldon
Implement some ideas from a proposed policy he
has drafted into Sembach's policy and discuss the
issue again at the Feb. 20 workshop meeting.
The council for over a year has struggled with
how to handle requests from residents who want
to have speed humps placed along their streets to
slow traffic when other residents on the street
don't want the traffic calming devices. The issue is
primarily in neighborhoods east of Third Street,
near the beach.
How to handle traffic calming in that area in
general has. been a Work in progress for even
longer.
The city in 1998 and again in 2003 paid con-
sultants to study traffic calming including speed
!"bumps" and speed "humps" east of Third Street.
But late last year the councilors asked Sembach to
sttidy the issue again after they received numerous
requests from residents for and against placing
speed "humps" along their neighborhood streets.
As a result of that study, Sembach said the city
needed to draft an official speed hump policy as
has been done in other cities to minimize the
political nature of placing such traffic calming
devise.
The councilors agreed and tasked Sembach with
drafting a policy. In the meantime Weldon appar-
ently had been drafting his own policy. Both were
presented and discussed at Monday's meeting.
In Sembach's policy; in order for a street to
receive a speed hump, among other things, 85
percent of the vehicles which travel along the
street must travel 5 mph or above the posted
speed limit; 67 percent of the residents along the
street must want the speed humps via petition;


Waste Services, Inc. expires in June and the city
has rebid for a riew contract. The city staff asked
that the companies bidding submit different serv-
ice and pricing options so city councilors can
decide what level of service they want and what
the related cost will be.
To keep the city's current level of service side
yard garbage collection two days per week, one.
day per week recycling collection and Monday
yard waste pickup monthly residential garbage
rates will increase $7 from $13 to $20. Other
options with varying lower levels of service would
raise the monthly garbage rate: somewhere.
between $5.25 and $1.25.
City Manager Jim Jarboe said "premium servic-
es" such as side yard pickup and Monday yard
waste collection cost more money and deleting
them from the new contract would yield a lower
rate.
A few residents spoke at Monday's meeting and
voiced varying opinions of what they wanted to
see in the new garbage contract. Some wanted the
service to stay the same, while others wanted
minor changes.
After the residents spoke, Mayor Dick Brown
said "I'm not sure if we will ever get a consensus
from our residents [on the garbage issue]."
But later in the meeting, he and other coun-
cilors said they needed more time to gather infor-
mation from residents before deciding what level
of service to go with.
The issue was postponed until a special meeting
scheduled Feb. 13.
Councilor Harriet Pruette said Tuesday that she
feels it's important to hear from the citizens in ref-
erence to what they want for garbage service.
"I' m hoping that word gets out and the citizens
either call us or email us. I would like to at least get
a feel of where its going," she said, adding that she
realizes that the councilors will not hear from all
the city's garbage customers in two weeks.
"[But] I certainly would like to hear from some
of the community."


Lane.
"The message is if you get,
traffic' ticket, don't call the
mayor," Sharp said. "I can't do
anything about it and I won'
do anything about it."
Kinsey Tuesday said in a tele
phone interview that he is still
shocked that Watson pulled
gun during a traffic violation
but expected a subsequent
report because an officer mus
be able to prove his action
were justified if a weapon i:
drawn.
"I said 'would you put tha
pistol up before someone get:
hurt.' He said he felt threatened
but I don't care what he says
,He's covering his behind," hi
said.
He questioned, however
why, the police department
would launch an investigation
without his input.
"It bothers me that no one
bothered to ask me anything t(
do this investigation," he said
"I told [Sgt. Robert] Bacon] tha
I would call him back if I want
ed to file a complaint and
neve dlid. I am 57 ears old anc
i have, never ti'ed a.complaitn
on a police officer."
: Kinsey said he is also upset a
the allegations that he use<
foul language during the traffic,
stop.
"Talk 'to anyone who know
me, I don't cuss, period," h(
said. "That's what is so absunr
about this. I don't talk lik
that."
,Kinsey ,said he- may file :
complaint in the future bu
does hot expect a different out
come.
"Those .guys are going tc
stick up for each other. I knov
how that works. I was one for
long time," he said.


I by LAURA FOWLER
STAFF WRITER
A camp found last week in the
woods behind Rawlings
Elementary School has deputies
looking out for a homeless
woman whom school officials
fear may be trying to contact
her son, who attends Rawlings.
Items found at the camp were
thrown into a dumpster by St.
Johns County deputies, who
were given copies of a judge's
order barring the woman from
contacting her children, accord-
ing to a police report.
Evidence of a camp was found
about 50 feet from the student
entrance to the Rawlings play-
ground, according to the report.
A deputy was called to the
school Jan. 23 after someone at
the school found a duffle bag
containing clothes behind the
school. The deputy found a
transient camp and threw the
bag into a dumpster, according
to the report.
Deputies found no one at the
camp site but suspect that a
woman who may be trying to
Contact her son, a Rawlings stu-
,dent, lives there, according to
the police report.
SThe woman lost custody of
both of her children and a court
a order prohibits her from con-
Stacting them, according to the
report.
SBut the order, which was
issued in Duval County, is a civil
Order unenforceable by police,
according to Sgt. Yvonne
SRickards with the St. Johns
- County Sheriffs Office.
T "This order gives us no arrest
powerss" Rickards said Tuesday.
s "It's basically a piece of paper."
s For deputies to enforce, the
rder, Rickards said, the person
S


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with primary custody of the
children would have' to go to
court and tell a judge the order
was violated.
If the judge issues a warrant
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said.
An after-school employee at
Rawlings told deputies a woman
was in the school's front office
about 6:15 p.m. Jan. 23 askifi;
about a duffle bag full of clothes
The employee said she didn't
know about a bag, and- the
woman left, according to the
report.
The next morning, another
deputy, along with Rawlings
custodian John Bernard, located
a camp behind the school.- '-
At the request of the Rawlings
administration, the deputy
threw away the items at theStite,
including three plastic bags
filled with hygiene items, a
laundry basket filled witj.
school planners and teaching
aids, and several religious items,
including a rosary.
Officers were asked .by a
School-District official to arrest
the woman foir trespassing if she
returned to the school campus,
"but the woman has not been
seen, Sheriff's spokesman Kevin
Kelshaw said Tuesday.
Pherbia Engdahl, principal at
Rawlings, and other administra-
tors at the school told deputies:
they suspect the woman .-may
try to take her son. Engdahtl did
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Letters to the editor:


Must be a happy medium

for development in the area


To the editor:
As a 15-year resident of
Atlantic Beach, I'm continually
dismayed by remarks concern-
ing Mayport and development
there. While I can appreciate
the concern of our citizens to
avoid becoming like South
Florida, where I spent the first
25 years of. my life, I don't
understand everyone's fear of
improvement. Articles contin-
ually make references to "his-
toric Mayport" or "quaint fish-
ing village," but no one ever
talks about what a dump the
place is in its current state.
My friends visitfrom out of
town and see the sign about
"Historic Mayport Fishing
ViUage," and laugh when they
actually see the place!
-'Talk about a place that could
use SOME. development!. I
agree that condo high rises one
after the other is-not what our,
Community needs,: but
Mayport is at the complete
opposite end of that spectrum
today!
Somewhere, there's a happy
medium, and I wish'everyone
would talk about that, instead
of dwelling on their ideal of a
place that really isn't.
Also, the recent article about
--the proposed boardwalk wrote
that the Mayport Waterfront
Partnership. board has "said
S that keeping the village's fish-
ing and shrimping industry


To the editor:
So often w'e neglect to com-
mend someone for a job well
done. I am writing this letter
.about Mr. Davis who is the
general manager of the
Atlantic Beach Publix. .
Our family has been shop-
_-ping at that location for over,
j20 years. Through the years,
we have experienced good and
bad managers. What Mr. Davis
has done for that store is amaz-
ing. Before he became the
manager, we were constantly
frustrated with the lack of
stocked shelves and incompe-


intact is their main goal amidst
the wave of development." I've
got news for them it's not
development that's putting
them out of business. It's low-
cost seafood products from for-
eign countries and aqua-cul-
tdre that's keeping prices down
and ruining it for the local
guys. It's the same thing that's
happening to U.S. farmers and
manufacturers, and it's :not
going away.
When a laborer in Ecuador
can Work on a shrimp farm for
$5 a day, the U.S. guys can't
compete. Don't blame the
developer, who is just taking
advantage of the desire for
people to live near the water.
Our waterfront in.Northeast
Florida is a wonderful resource,
and Mayport has huge poten-
tial! Building a boardwalk with'
shops, .restaurants and,resi-
dences for people to enjoy tihe
sights, sounds and, yes, even
'smells, could be great!
PS. I m not a developer, nor
do I have anything to gain.
from the development of
Ma.port. Unless you count the
fact that the dry storage where
I keep my boat may end up as
condos! Then, that'll be my
nrnbhlpm ton find a new nlria


F u t"' "L 'ia': Den
Dent
Atlanti


tent staff members,, a
templated shopping a
grocery store.
Mr. Davis has chan
entire atmosphere.
hired cashiers who are
and even rememb
names. He goes out of
to find the item you arE
ing for and never sei
busy to attend to the r
his customers. Thank .
Davis, for being a
integrity and for.being
asset to our community
Edi Wohl
Atlanti


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Beaches should agre


Jax owes us more


S A Then I left office'as
nis Rosa / /'mayor of Atlantic
c Beach i Beach in 1993, our
city had a lawsuit pending
against the City of Jacksonville
over double taxation and lack
of service; specifically, it was
our attempt to fairly renegoi-
ate the inter-local agreement .
between Jacksonville and
Atlantic Beach. Subsequent to
my departure, our commission
Sand Jacksonville came to an
agreement and the lawsuit was
dropped.
SI sincerely believe we could
have won the lawsuit and, as a
consequence, would have
secured about 30 percent more
nd. Wcon- than what we req;ived, 12.ut il,
t a new that is history and you know
what they say about hindsight.
ged the The reality is the contention
He has and animosity that had been
friendly going on for years was put to
er our bed, and a reasonable fair set-
his way tlement was realized. The set-
e search- tlement was not only to the
ems too benefit of Atlantic Beach, but
needs of to the benefit of the other two
'ou, Mr. beach communities also.
man of Finally, a period of good rela-
Sa great tions we all (ought followed
y. and has continued to this day
gemuth Now a councilman in
c Beach' Jacksonville wants to reopen


1..


BILL
GULLLIFORD
GUEST COLUMNIST
the issue. Perhaps he wishes to
give us that additional 30 per-
cent to which Lbelieverwe-ai 1o
entitled,jbut probably n6ttOne!t
wonders what his agenda
might be and does he reflect
any broad-based sentiment of
..the Jacksonville council, or is
this just the ranting of a tired
' city councilman who hasn't.
been in the news lately.
It also causes me to remem-
ber our pleas to include north
Atlantic Beach and Mayport in
the Beaches district when the
last redistricting occurred, but
that would have made too
much sense and didn't happen..


Now that Jacksonville cc
man hovers to our north
senting those areas, which
much more in common
the Beaches than Jacksor
As our current Atlantic B
mayor has correctly poiln
out, maybe annexation i
good opton for those to
north of us. If their Jacks
city councilman is genui
interested in their well-b
perhaps he would assist
effort. It would lower thi
ity rates.
I would hope that if t
issue does evolve and be
ed, that the three Beach
munities and Baldwin, w
asp, coerd by the

and progresswith1 the id
we deserve more than w
are getting. I am sure thE
those who were active in
past, myself included, w
wouldbe happy to get
involved in any effort to
defend our position in tl
future. It someday may
issue that.once and for a
Seeds to be settled in thi
courts. Or, maybe it is tii
again to revisit Ocean C
with the Florida legislate


More letters to the editor:


Are elected officials trying

to lower AB property values


To the editor:
FAR Floor Area Ratio.
Do the property owners in
Atlantic Beach understand the
definition?
Floor Area Ratio is the sum of
all of the floor areas, including
living spaces, attached covered
porches and attached. garages
divided into the area of the
property.
The consultant retained by
the City of Atlantic Beach,
believes this should be 45 per-
cent.
The consultant also defines
"Old Atlantic Beach" as .being
bound by the Ocean to the east,
llth Street to the north, Ahem
Street/Sturdivant Street to 'the
south and Seminole Road to the
west.
The second and third houses
built in Atlantic Beach are
between 1lth and 12th street.
They were built in ,1901. "Old,
Atlantic Beach" extends north
to 16th Street. Approximately
20 years ago, everything to the
north of 16th Street was
Seminole Beach. Before that,
Ahern Street to Atlantic
Boulevard was in Neptune
Beach and prior to that Neptune
Beach was a part of Jacksonville
Beach.
"Old Atlantic Beach" has
many properties that are 50 feet
wide by 100 feet deep and 5,000
square feet in area. They have a
value of $500,000 to $600,000.
Let's do the math. FAR: 5,000
square feet times 45 percent =
2,250 square feet. An attached
garage/storage area of 480
square feet is fairly normal.
Subtract 480 square feet from
2,250 square feet and you have
a living area of 1,770 square


feet. If two stories, 885 square
feet/floor, if three stories, 590
square feet/floor, and we have
not considered covered or
screened porches!
Would anyone pay $500,000
to $600,000 for a residential lot
in "Old Atlantic Beach" when
they could, only build 1,770
square feet of living space? Are
our elected officials trying to
lower property.values in "Old
Atlantic Beach?". If these
changes are adopted, will the
County Property Appraiser also
lower the values and subse-
quent taxes?
If these zoning changes are
adopted, are the existing homes
that exceed the FAR in "Old
Atlantic Beach" protected if
damaged more than 50 percent
by a catastrophic event? Will
the FAR be extended to other
zoning areas?
The city coffers have swelled
due to the recent real estate
boom in our city. We have pur-
chased land for parks, rebuilt
intersections and added to our
City Hall. We are adding paved
bike paths,.rebuilding water and
sewer lines, and providing
many amenities to our play-
grounds, parks and recreation
areas. Many small and rundown
residential houses have been
replaced with larger and more
significant homes, most with
much larger living areas, porch-
es and garages. All have a much
greater tax base and provide the
funding necessary for the public
improvements, public spaces
and public amenities that all of
the citizens of Atlantic Beach
enjoy.
Without change and
improvement, we will become a


boring, stagnate unint
community. Property'
will decline arid fund
future public improvement
only occur by raising tax
George
Atlanti


Stop late fire
To the editor:
To. whomever keeps I
fireworks in the middle
night:
Oh what fun it really
to get drunk and then
what mischief to do anc
ness, too..
Waiting until three o'c
maybe only two, then st
bottle rockets, 'Roman
and firecrackers, too.
You have a chance c
shoot your entire wad,
might see a gun whe
catch you being bad.
Rousing the dogs, dis
the peace, disturbing the
bors, you just won't ceas
Who cares about
ladies 87 years or moi
they can go to Hades fo
ing you a boor!
What about that vi
dreams of Viet Nam start
sweat at the sudden s
Damn!
And the working still
wake with gritty eyes, th
your late shift, going t
with tired sighs.
Fired by moonlight sc
night making noise so lI
should be proud!
It's really very sad yo
care about your neighbor
Lynda
Neptuni


JOHN
HAKuruskICK
COLUMNIST




Moose

on the


loose to

raise $

r'his isn't Maine, but
S there are lotsa moose
J on the loose. You can
find a herd at 204 N. 8th St.,
Jacksonville Beach, where
S stands the Loyal Order of the
e Moose lodge. This is an out-
S post' of an international
benevolent and fraternal
order that dates back to
1888. There are 2,100 Lodges
and 1,600 Chapters through-
out the United States,
unil Canada, Great Britain, and
repre- Bermuda.
irepre-
ch have Besides having fun, the
with members of Moose Lodges
nville. perform good deeds.for
each organizations such as the
ited Maarch of Dimes, Muscular
is a Dystrophy, the. Heart Fund,-
)the and the Cancer Crusade. In
sonille addition, they get involved
nely with Boy and Girl Scouts
eing, projects and other types of
in that helpful community activities.
eui util- As if that weren't enough,
the profuse Moose, including
is .the Women of the Moose,
revisit- work hard. to support a pair
com- of finique establishments:
which is MNooseheart, in Illinois, creat-
qpnt,d ed,~o provide residential care
tw f ld-,enin n1eed, and
.at lsooshaven, in Orange Park,
hat we: Florida, a retirement home
ere are .for dependent aged Moose.
i the .men and women and their
ho spouses.
It's not all good works for
Moose members, though.
he They have plenty of good
be an play, too. An example is a
ll function I,attended as a guest
e at the Jax Beach lodge recent-
me to ly. It was called the Miss
county Moose Pageant. In it, male
ire. -Mooseketeers dressed up as
beautiful (?) women and
competed for the title,
accepting monetary dona-
tions for charitable lodge
h projects from the admiring,
chortling audience.
It was definitely a laughing
matter. The guys went all out
to simulate feminine pulchri-
tude, including makeup and
i long (fake) fingernails. There
was a bathing suit competi-
tion and then an evening
wear parade. There was no
resting runway, ala the Miss America
values show, although the function
ing for could have used one; since a
cents can couple of the contestants
xes. looked as large as a 747 tak-
Bull Jr. ing off.
c Beach In the swimwear phase,
folding currency was thrust
into the waistband of the
works outfit (no checks), which the
recipient was only too happy
to acknowledge with a wet,
lighting whiskery kiss. The five con-
2 of the ,tenders were called (if my'
notes are accurate) Miss Fish
must be Fry Yowsah, Miss Divina
. to see Chicken Wings, Miss
d mean- Mayport USA, Miss Grease
Pit, and Miss Wastewater,
lock, or (sometimes referred to as
hooting sewage).
candles The latter, a wastewater
worker, won, partly no
one to doubt because he did a hilari-
else you ous imitation of how Art
.n cops Carney, playing Ed Norton, a
city sewer employee in TV's
turning "The Honeymooners," would
e neigh- have performed. I think this
se. Mooseman's talent is being,
waking er, wasted in.his present job.
re! Hey, Nevertheless, the event pro-
r think- duced a significant fund for
humanitarian Moose uses.
et who Bravo!


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ound -

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tanks to
:o work

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oud you

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Padrta
e Beach


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More letters to the editor:


To the editor:
What does "affordable hous-
ing" mean? Affordable in New
York is different from afford-
able in Jacksonville. To me it
means either you can afford
the neighborhood or you can't.
To most of us, this would mean
that Manhattan does not have
"affordable housing"; neither
does Malibu or Santa Barbara.
With no more vacant land at
the beach, some property own-
ers are looking at subdividing
larger lots. If there is an excep-
tionally large lot that can rea-
sonably accommodate two or
three houses instead of one,
this will not only provide more
housing, but the housing will
be more affordable. Perhaps
three homes priced at
$400,000 could be built instead
of one home priced at $1 mil-
lion +.
We saw what happened
when one Atlantic Beach prop-





Loss of aff

housing is

To the editor:
Over the past six months,
hundreds of low income fami-
lies have lost their homes here
in our beaches community.
MNayport Trace is just the tip of
the iceberg. Mayport Trace,
Lakeside Mobile Homes,
Buccaneer Trailer Park, The.
SPalms iand the list keeps grow-
S ing) are all low-income com-
plexes that have been shut
down in the past six months.
Although the developers and
municipal governments
describe this as revitalizationri,
there are many unintended neg-
ative consequences that are hap-
pening as a result. This cbmnu'-'
nity neds te6 'be aware of' fe''
ramifications of hundreds of
low-income families being
forced out of their homes.
First, there will be a negative.
impact on our local businesses
as these residents are our service
workers. They are the people
that working our restaurants, our
stores, our hotels and our gas
stations. They make minimum
wage or slightly above. They are
being forced to relocate to other
parts of Jacksonville such as the
Westside or Northside where,
there are still affordable housing
units available. They will not be
commuting back to the beach
for a minimum wage job. The)'
won't be able to afford the gas
nor will they want the long bus
commute. They can find mini-
mum wage jobs in the parts of
town where; they move: In
order to attract these workers
businesses will be forced to pay
higher wages. The service
industry will suffer and the
economy will suffer.
Secondly, loss of affordable
housing is the #1, cause of
homelessness in the United
States. The sector of the home-
less population that is increas-
ing at the highest rate is families
with children. Forcing families
out of their homes with no alter-

NB did a

nice job

at filling

vacancy

To the editor:
I am writing to thank the
Neptune Beach City Council
for the dignity and respect that
they showed to all the candi-
dates during the selection
process to fill the vacant City
Council seat. I was one of the
11 candidates, Thanks again
for your consideration. I would
like to thank Larry Shealy for a
job well done and' congratula-
tions to Fred Lee.
Thank You
Kara Tucker
Neptune Beach


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erty owner dared to. "destroy
the character" of the neighbor-
hood by trying to subdivide
her land. The same people who.
lament the increase in housing
prices are the same ones who
do not want people to be able
to subdivide their property. I
guess "keeping the character"
of the neighborhood means
larger lots with more expensive
homes. This does not exactly
mesh with their calls for
"affordable housing".'
If the character of the neigh-
borhood is that important,
then they should make the
owner a reasonable offer, to
purchase the property so that
they can manage it as they see
fit. But until they start paying
the mortgage and property
taxes, they have no say in how
it should be sold.
Dana Pardee
Neptune Beach
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Srdable

a criss


native housing will cause our
burgeoning homeless poptila-
tion to increase fourth her heat
the beach. .:Lastly, when people
become desperate crime increas-
es as does child abuse.
BEAM along with other
Beaches social service providers
are currently being inundated
with desperate families who are
being evicted at a rapid rate as a
result of this "revitalization".
They want to stay at the beach
but there is no housing available
for them. We urgently need the
help of this community to
address this crisis. A communi-
ty needs all economic strata to
be 'succe'ssfl.' 'By fdtcing-'your
worlkhg 'dasc 'ff'the i-l'aid'ybu'
will impact your economy and
the cultural fabric of this com-
munity. These people are our
neighbors, our Publix cashiers,
our favorite waitresses, the
friendly lady who gets your cof-
fee every morning at Dunkin
Donut, an important part of our
way of life. We owe it to them
to address their housing crisis
not just wrap it up with a pretty
bow and call it "revitalization".
Cindy Funkhouser,
Executive Director-BEAM


Push again for a high school at Mickler's
/


To the editor:
,Now is the time for all Ponte Vedra res-
idents to get involved with their future
high school. If you attended the recent
meeting at Landrum Middle School on
Jan. 19, 2006, you heard [Schools super-
intendent Joseph] Dr. Joyner admit that
originally, he, the St. Johns County
School Board members, and the Ponte
Vedra High School Site. Selection
Committee were all in agreement that the
Guana site, now referred to as the Mickler
Road site, was the best, site for the pro-
posed new high school. He explained
That he changed his direction and began
to pursue the Talbots site after he received
signals'from Tallahassee that the gover-
nor would not look favorably on the
'release of the Mickler Road site for the
new high school and the Tournament
Players Championship organization
advised that the TPC parking site was not
for sale.
Yes, the Mickler Road site may have
appeared to be a difficult site to obtain,
however, we all know that the "best"
course of action is often the more difficult
course to pursue, but the rewards are fre-
quently worth the effort. Without revis-
iting the obvious reasons why the Mickler
Road site is superior to the Talbots site, I
find it most difficult to understand why
we as a community would not Want to
pursue the "best" site for the new high


Subdividing can help

reduce home prices


attention to the Mickler Road site.
I believe the ball has been dropped and
valuable time has been wasted. Let us not
continue to drop the ball by letting
,another day pass without getting person-
ally involved. It's time for everyone to
visit the three proposed sites and see for
themselves what is being debated. Get
the facts and make up your own mind.
Then, let your elected and other public
servants, from the School Superintendent
to the Governor, know that you want the
"best" site for the new Ponte Vedra High
School and will accept nothing less.
It is time for each of us to let those
responsible know exactly how we feel on
this issue and what we expect them to do
for our community and the local chil-
dren.. Yes, call and write Dr. Joyner, the
school board members, your county com-
missioner, your state representative and
senator, and the Governor. Remember,
you are paying their salaries, and our
local and state officials are in office to
serve us, the people. Their decisions must
be made for the greater public good. Let
them know what you expect from them
so they clearly see the direction they must
take. Please, get involved now to assure
the children of Ponte Vedra get the new
high school they deserve.
Thomas C. Heilmann
Ponte Vedra Beach


Religion wastes much time and


money foisting lies on the deluded


To the editor: school where they have religious dogma ing civil;
What does religion cost each of us who forced upon them. will be n
must experience it, like it or not, and There.has never been the slightest iota acquire ir
who must do so continuously? of proof for any of the claims made by away fro
When I turn on the IV on a Sunday religiostics, claims that there is a being foi
morning I'm quickly reminded that reli- supreme being, by whatever name,, or cials.
gious zealots will have taken over many that there is a heaven, or a hell, or a As to tl
of the channels as they always do on a hereafter, or another life waiting for sons, prie
Sunday and never mind what the rest of them. It may be that they will eventual- ops, Mon
us want to look at. This is a cost-to us, ly discover this but it'll be too late by well sur
being deprived of the unconditional use then. churchgo
of our time and of the TV,, a very small Then think of the immense amounts of
cost to be sure but when it's added to all time being wasted by churchgoers, time
of the other costs, it's something whfli t ;Wik'h could'be'hith betttr'tsed'inrf te ""
shoiild'be taken into account. wor: :ov b'.s B-ot tr! tr wrn B giqqodAr bqts jint
Some of the other costs are:
the taxes which the rest of us
,have to pay to compensate for:
those which are not paid on
church property, the costs of
providing municipal services
which the churches are F j .f
excused from paying, though Pr
they certainly expect to have
police and fire protection,
paid for by us. The costs of
time and energy wasted by
churchgoers, that lost forever
time forced on children who:
are required to attend Sunday,
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nation. We can hope that there
aany deluded persons who will
itellects which would take them
m' listening to all of .the lies
.sted on them by church offi-
he costs of paying all of the par-
?sts, preachers, ministers, bish-
seigneurs, caretakers and so on,
e it's being paid for by the
ers, but what a waste!
i Steven Bayard Wilson.
Atlantic Beach
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school to the bitter end, and why we
would be willing to settle for a much infe-
rior site. I also don't understand why
those charged with the responsibility for
finding the "best" site for the high school
would fail to pursue the "best" site until
every avenue to obtain that land has been
explored, every effort has been exhausted
and the Governor has officially and pub-
licly denied our request for the land that
would best serve our community's chil-
dren.
Do you really think the Governor
would say no to the Mickler Road site if
he had the facts presented to him and he
had to make a decision for the good of
our Community? I for one do not think
the Governor would say no to the people
of Ponte Vedra if he learned all the facts
from our public officials and he heard the
voice of a united Ponte Vedra
Community.
Bill Smedberg and others continue to
try to awaken our 'community to the
grave mistake that will be made if we
don't go after the Mickler Road site for
the new high school immediately. In
fact,,it appears at this point in time that
we are destined to either end up with a
huge facility on inadequate acreage next
to an overburdened highway or we will
get a high school located across the
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


February 1, 2006


Police Beat


ATLANTIC BEACH
A residential mailbox at an
apartment was reported pried
open Jan. 22 in the 90 block of
West 14th Street.

A city worker Jan. 23 found
various mail from different
addresses scattered throughout
a yard at a residence at the cor-
ner of Sea Oats Drive and 19th
Street.

A vehicle's window was
reported shattered Jan. 24 in
the 800 block of Mayport
Road.

An associate at a restaurant
in the 2300 block of Mayport
Road reported Jan. 25 that $50
was missing from' the cash reg-
ister.

Jonathan Andrew Houston,
20, of Atlantic Beach was
arrested and charged with pos-
sessioin of more than 20 grams
ofcannabisJan. 26 in the 1800
block of. Mayport Road,
according to a police report.

A washer and dryer valued at
a combined $800 was reported
stolen from a residence Jan. 26
in the 70 block of West 7th
Street.

Shane Alexander Fenick, 29,
of Atlantic Beach was arrested
and charged with driving with
a suspended license as a habit-
ual traffic offender Jan. 27 in
the 1000 block of Assisi Lane,
according to a police report.

A simple assault was report-
ed Jan. 28 in the 1700 block of
" Ocean Grove Drive.
'* .
NEPTUNE BEACH
Two bicycles valued at 5182
and $400 respectively were
reported stolen from a resi-
dence Jan. 27 in the 2100
block of Oleander Place.
'. S o~o* "
A business was reported bur-
glarized Jan. 28 in the 2200
block of Florida Boulevard.
Stolen from the business were'
two computers valued at a,
combined ,$7,500, a printer
valued at $450, telephones val-
ueg at $125 and a cash register
valued at $75.

I Th window to _a business


was reported shattered Jan. 29
in the 1100 block of Third
Street.

A Vehicle was reported bur-
glarized Jan. 26 in the 400
block of Third Street.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH
A Ponte Vedra teen was
charged with attedipted bur-
glar Jan. 27 after a witness told
deputies he saw someone
checking the door handle of
his car and another vehicle in
the 600 block of Ponte Vedra
Lakes Boulevard.
Kyle Joseph Baldasan, 19,
was charged with attempted
burglary, police said.

A 60-year-old Jacksonville
resident was charged with driv-
ing under the influence on
County Road 210 on Jan. 27.
According to a police report,
the driver was stopped after a
deputy observed him driving
on a flat tire with the rim
damaging the road.

Suspicious .circumstances
regarding possible credit card
fraud was reported on Jan. 29,
according to a police report. A
Ponte Vedra resident told
deputies that after lending her
credit card to a former
boyfriend, he made unautho-
rized purchases totaling
$34,000 between Dec. 22 and
Jan. 20. The victim said the
man paid her for the charges.
S : ; -* '.
A 24-year old Hastings man
was arrested Monday in con-
nection with a robbery report-
ed by a 92-year-old woman,
who said she was dragged by a
man who pushed his wayinto
her home, police said. .
The suspect, identified as
William Leon Hall, 24, of the
200 block of West Ashland
SAvenue, was charged with
home invasion robbery, bat-
tery and depriving a victim of
911.
The victim told deputies she
went to check on a noise in her
garage Sunday and was met by
a man who grabbed her
around the neck and pushed
his way into her home.
The woman said the man
dragged her to the kitchen,
pushed h'er onto the kitchen
table, pulled-the tlephone


wires and demanded money.
The man left with an envelope
containing money, police said.
Deputies arrested Hall near'
his residence, based on the vic-
tim's description.


JACKSONVILLE BEACH
A burglary was reported Jan.
30 in the first block of
Oakwood Road. The 94-year-
old victim told police that she
heard a noise upstairs and dis-
covered a sliding door leading
to an upper balcony was open.
She closed the door and
.observed a teenage male sus-
pect riding a bike out of' her
driveway. A ceramic bowl con-
taining $25 cash was missing.

A 23-year-old Atlantic Beach
man was arrested Jan. 28 and
charged with exposing his sex
organs in a vulgar or indecent
manner in a parking lot in the
100 block of 3rd Ave. N. The
man was observed urinating
next to a sidewalk by an officer
and two females walking in
the area, When the officer
tried to make contact with the
suspect, he attempted to flee
on foot and was apprehended
'after the officer deployed hi
Taser.
OO
A Jacksonville Beach Police
officer reported that she was,
the victim of fraud Jan. 27
after $544.47 in bogus charges
appeared on his credit card
account for purchases made in
Mexico. The victim in. her
report said she has never been
to Mexico but last used her
credit card at a Mexican restau-,
rant in the 1200 block of 3rd
St. S.

'A' counterfeit. $100 'was
reported passed Jan. 27 to pay
for a utility bill at Beaches
Energy Services at the drive-up
window City Hall in the first
block of 3rd St. N.
*' *O
A 2001 Chevrolet valued at
$1,000 was reported stolen Jan.
27 in the 900 block of 2nd Ave.
N. The vehicle was inoperable
and the victim, who moved
out of state, had called to have
the vehicle repossessed
'because he said he could not
pay for it. When the company
came to collect the car, it was


missing.

Copper wiring valued at
S$1,000 was reported stolen Jan.
26 from a construction busi-
ness in the 300 block of 1st St.
N. The cost to replace over 800
feet of wiring stolen is estimat-
ed at $5,300. Several PVC pipes
were also damaged by the sus-
pects.


Pirza man


robbed on


Davis St.

*
by JEFFREY MINTON
STAFF WRITER
A 20-year-old pizza delivery
man was robbed by an uniden-
tified man Jan. 26 in the 500,
block of Davis Street after he
had delivered an order to a res-
idence along the Neptune.
Beach road, according to a
police report.
The incident happened,
around 7:30 p.m. after the vic-
tim was returning to his car
which was parked on the street
outside the residence. He told
police when he got back to the
car a man popped up from the
far side of the vehicle and told
him to "give it up," according
to the report.
.The victim gave the robber.
money and his driver's license
,from his right front pocket.
At that time the robber asked
the victim "what else do ya
have?" and then searched the
victim's other pockets, finding
a cell phone and more money
in his left pocket, according
the report.
'When the victim asked the
man what he wanted with his
cell phone the suspect threat-
enied to beat him up and then
asked "what do you have in
the car?"
The victim replied that he
had nothing and suspect ran
off off, northbound up to 5th
Street, according to the police.
Police searched the area but
were unable to locate the man.


CALENDAR


WedlA.ezaLuy, Feb. 1
Scrapbooking class: A cre-
S active memories scrapbooking
class will be held from 9 to 11
a.m. at the Adele Grage Cultural
Center, 716 Ocean Blvd.,
S Atlantic Beach. Admission is
free. Call 247-5828 or 655-2682
for information.

Thursday, Feb. 2
Ground Hog Day.

FREA: FREA will meet at
10:15 a.m. in the Educational
Community Credit Union, 623
N. Main St., Jacksonville. Call
765-1941 for information.

American Legion: Ocean
Beaches American Legion
Auxiliary Unit 129 will meet at
7:30 p.m. at 1151 S. 4th St.,
Jacksonville Beach. Call 249-
2266 or 242-0042 for informa-
tion.

Friday, Feb. 3
Extravaganza: High school
performers from Douglas
Anderson School of the Arts
will display their talents at 6:30
p.m. during "Extravaganza" at
Sthe Moran Theater. The show-
i case, which is open to the pub-
lic, features dancers, musicians,
vocalists, actors, filmmakers
and visual artists. Tickets are
available through Ticketmaster.
Call Scott Reneau at 346-5620,
extension 154, for information.

Einstein: The Foundation
Academy's Performing Arts
Department will. present the
play "Einstein A Stage
.Portrait," by Willard Simms, at
7:30 p.m. today, and Feb. 4, 10
S and 11, at Atlantic Theatres.
Tickets are $5 for students, sen-
S iors and military, and $10 for
adults. Call 249-7529 or visit
S www.atlantictheatres.com for
: information.

Saturday, Feb. 4
Baby-sitting course: A baby-
;' sitting course for ages 11 to 15
S will be held at the USOon
1' Mayport Road from 9:30 a.m. to
S 5 p.m. Call 246-1395 for infor-
S nation or to register.

S Book-signing: Michael
S Morris, author of "Slow Way
Home" and "Live Like You Were
Dying," will be at a book-sign-
S ing from 10 a.m. till noon at


the Oasis Christian BookStore
and .CoffeeShop, 7764-17,
Normandy Blvd. at 1-295. Call
904-786-0200 for information.

History of birds: "To Fly or
Not to Fly," the history of birds
from the first flying reptiles to
today's navigators, will be
shown at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
today and Feb. 5 at Guana
Tolomato Matanzas National
SEstuarine Research Reserve, 505
Guaia River Road, Ponte Vedra
Beach. Call 904-823-4500 for
information.

Rainforest adventure: A
Panama rainforest adventure
will be presented through pho-
tographs from noon to 1 p.m.
today, and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.'
Feb. 21, at the Guana Tolomato
Matanzas National Estuarine
Research Reserve, 505 Guana
'River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach.
The program is included with
regular admission to the center,



PUBLIC NOTICE
The Board of Adjustment for the City of.
Jacksonville Beach, Flonda will meet and
hold public hearings on Tuesday, Febru-
ary 21, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. In the Council
Chambers, located at 11 North 3rd
Street. Jacksonville Beact to consider
the
following variance applications:
BOA 06-100004 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-337 (e)(1) e, for 47% lot
coverage
in lieu of 35% maximum to allow for a
swimming pool addition to a single-family
dwelling, for property located at 1103
Owen Avenue, more specifically, Lots
1.0 .
and 11; Block 11. Williams Coastal Boule-
vard Heights.
BOA 06-100005 City of Jacksonville,
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
.tion: 34-337 (e)(1) c., for a front yard ol
11 feet in lieu of 20 leer required, 34-337
(e)(1)c.3, for a rear yard of 19 feet in lieu
of 30 feet required, and 34-337 (e)(1) e,
for 48% lot coverage in lieu of 35% maxi-
mum to allow for a hew single-family
dwelling, for property located at 408
South 7th Avenue, more specifically,
Lot
2, Block 2, Oceanside Park.
BOA 06-100006 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-336 (e)(1) c.1, for a front yard of
22.5 feet in lieu of 25 feet required and
34-
336 (e)(1) c.2, for a northerly side yard of,
7.2 feet in lieu of 10 feet required to allow
for a 2nd story addition to a single-family


which is $2 for adults, $1 for
children 10 to 17, and free for
children under 10. Call 904-
823-4500 for information.

Art class: A family art class
will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. at
the Jacksonville Museum of
Modem Art, 333 N. Laura St.,
Jacksonville. The class is free
with museum admission. For
information, call Ashlie
Johnson at 366-6911, extension
:207.

Author speaks to RLS group:
Michael Morris, author of "Slow
Way Home" and "Live Like You
Were Dying," will speak at the
meeting of the North
Florida/South Georgia Restless
Legs Syndrome, Educational
Support Group at 2 p.m. in the
Coleman Room, 10th Floor,
Tower 11, Shands Jacksonville
Hospital, West Eighth Street at
1-95 Exit 353D. Call Ed Murfin
at 904-573-8686 for informa-



dwelling, for property located at 3201
,South Ocean Drive, more specifically,
Lot 8, Block 1, Atlantic Shores, Ocean
Front Section, Division B.
BOA 06-100007 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-'
tion: 34-336 (e)(1) c.1, for a front yard of
23 feet in lieu of 25 feet required, 34-336,
(e)(1) c.2, for a northerly side yard of 8
feet in lieu of 10 feet required, and 34-
336
(e)(1) e, for 39% lot coverage in lieu of
35% maximum to allow for improvement
to a single-family dwelling, for property
located at 74 Tallwood Road, more spe-
cifically, Lot 9, Block 21, Ocean Forest,
Unit 9.
BOA 06-10010 'City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-338 (e)(1) c.1, for a front yard of
6.8 feet In lieu of 20 feet required, 34-338
(e)(1) c.2, for a side yard of 4 feet in lieu
of
5 feel required, and 34-338 (e)(1) c.3, for
a rear yard of 7 feet in lieu of 30 feet re-
quired, and 34-338 (e)(1) e, for 69% lot
coverage in lieu of 35% maximum to
allow
for a new single-family' dwelling, for
prop-
erty located at 29 South 20th Avenue,
more specifically, Lot 3, Block "K", Per-
menter's Replat of Atlantic Campgrounds.
BOA 06-100012 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-337 (e)(1) e, for 48% lot
coverage
In lieu of 35% maximum to allow for im-
provement to a single-family dwelling, for
property located at 1011 North 13th
Street, more specifically, Lot 3, Block
67,


tion.


Book Bus: C-SPAN's Book TV
Bus will be at The Bookmark
from 5 to 7 p.m. for tours. Call
241-9026 for information.

Sunday, Feb. 5
ArtFusion: "ArtFpsion for
Families" is held from noon to
4 p.m. at the Jacksonville
Museum of Modem Art, 333 N.
Laura St., Jacksonville. Call
Ashlie Johnson at 366-6911,
extension 207, for information.

The American Soldier:
Alliance Francaise of
Jacksonville presents' Hilary
Kaiser speaking on "The.
American Soldier and
Mademoiselle: Lpve and
Marriage after World War I and
II," at 2:30 p.m. at the
University of North Florida,
Building 50, Room 1102. The
event is free. 354-9000; exten-
sion 236, for information.



Section "A"i
A copy of the above referenced applica-
tion(s) is available for review in the office
of the Planning and Development Depart-
ment, 11 North 3rd Street, during normal
business hours (M-F, 8a-5p).
Board of Adjustment
City of Jacksonville Beach
NOTICE
If a person decides to appeal any
decision by the Board of Adjustment with
respect to any matter considered at.any
meeting, such person may need a record
of the proceedings, and, for such
purpose, such person may need to
ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal Is to be
based.
The public is encouraged to speak on
issues on this Agenda that concem them.
Anyone who Wishes to speak should
submit the request to the recording
secre-
tary prior to the beginning of the meeting.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statutes, persons with disabilities
needing special accommodation to
participate in this meeting should contact
the Planning and Development
Department no later than 5:00 p.m. on
.the day preceding the meeting.
BL 2/1/06


Car stereo equipment worth
almost $500 was reported
stolen Jan. 26 from a vehicle
on Marsh Landing Blvd. The
victim returned home and
noticed the hatchback of her
husband's Ford Explorer was
open and the stereo equip-
ment missing.

A burglary was reported Jan.
27 at a home in the 200 block
of 7th Ave. S. The suspects
entered through an unlocked
window. A fax machine and
digital camera with a com-
bined value of $450 were
stolen.

'Michael Larry Edenfield, 44,
of Jacksonville Beach was
arrested Jan. 27 and charged
with habitual driving on a sus-
pended license in ithe 200
block of 2nd Ave. S., according
to a police report.
*'
Chameleon Sasha Blue
Andrews, 27, of Jacksonville
was arrested Jan. 28 and
charged with aggravated bat-
tery with a deadly weapon at a
bar in the 100 block of 3rd
Ave. N., according to police.
Andrews was involved .in a
fight inside the bar and struck
a 23-year-old woman in the
back of the head with a beer
bottle, the report said. The vic-
tim suffered a small cut and
refused rescue treatment,
according to a police report.

Theft was reported Jan. 29 at
a business in the 1000 block of
Beach Blvd. The victim told


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police that $200 cash was
stolen from her purse located
in the company's break room.
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A 2001 Honda Accord val-
ued at $10,000 was reported
stoleil Jan. 29 in the pier park-
ing lot in the 500 block of 1st
St. N. The victim told police
that his keys were stolen from
his towel on the beach while
he was surfing. The vehicle was
still located in the parking lot
and the victim went to call his
brother to bring him a spare
key. When he returned, the car
was gone.

J'Marr James McNeil, 21, of
Jacksonville was arrested Jan.
26 and charged with posses-
sion of crack cocaine in the
700 block of 2nd Ave. S.
McNeil had two pieces of crack
cocaine inside the brim of a
baseball hat, according to a
police report.

Glen Carol Jenkins, 53, of
Jacksonville Beach was arrested
Jan. 25 and charged with
aggravated battery with a
deadly weapon and aggravated
assault with a deadly weapon
in the ,1900 block of America
Ave., according to police.
*
A 1990,Honda Accord was
reported stolen Jan. 28 from
the parking lot of a restaurant
in the 1200 block of 3rd St. S.
The victim said the keys were
under the floor mat and the
doors were unlocked.


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Edward Gray Albright, Jr., 67,
of Ponte Vedra Beach died Jan.
24, 2006 at Baptist Medical
Center-Beaches. .The son of
Edward and Lois Albright, he
was born July 15, 1938 in
Pittsburgh, PA
He was a graduate of Mount
Lebanon High School and
attended Cornell University,
for whom he played football.
Albright graduated from the
University of Pittsburgh with a
Bachelor of Science degree in
Business and was the owner
and President of Tires, Inc. He
has served as a Financial
Planner for Askew & Associates
and as a Senior Insurance
Agent representing over 30
insurance companies. He was
also Vice-President of
Wholesale Arts Unlimited.
SAlbright was President of


Eleanore Anne (Farrell)
Goddard, 80 of Ponte Vedra
Beach, died early Sunday.
morning after a standoff with
cancer. She was born in
Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct.'24,
1925, the daughter of Michael
Charles and Annie (Donnelly)
Farrell. In the neighborhoods
of Brooklyn, she attended
Catholic schools and after
graduating from St. Theresa of
the Little Flower, went to work
for the local branch of the
Royal Bank of Canada.
On June 1, 1946, she married
John Hamilton Goddard,
whom she had met only days
before his departure for the
Pacific Theatre as a young lieu-
tenant during World War II.
Their friendship deepened
through near-daily correspon-
dence over 30 months during
the war and they were married
seven months after his safe,
return. To this union four sons
were born, John Hamilton,
Michael Charles, Kevin Alan
and Brian David.
Family members include her
husband, John Hamilton
Goddard; her four sons and
.,their families; 11 grandchil-
P-dren and eight great grandchil-


Nicholas Honda, 90, died
Jan. 25, 2006. He was born
June 13, 1915' in Campbell,
OH. He proudly served in the
S United States Army in France
in the Medical Offices in World
War .
He was a graduate of the
University of Pittsburgh. He
pursued his interest in educa-
tion and began his teaching
career in Campbell, OH then
the t Youngstown School
System, where he stepped into
the role of administrator.
While pursing his Ph.D in
, Education, he also worked in
the steel mills of Youngstown,
OH.. He became an
Administrator and Director of
Pupil Personnel for the
Youngstown, OH School
System. After retirement, he
moved to Boca Raton and his
second career found him as
Headmaster of the Florida Air
Academy located in Ft.
Lauderdale. Articulate and edu-
cated, he loved to play golf and
read. In later years, his joy was
playing card games with his
grandchildren.
Family members include his
wife whom he married 65 years
ago on Feb. 4, 1940, Frances
Helsigan Honda, of
-Jacksonville; son, Nicholas


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Obituaries


Owen Padric Mickey


Infant Owen Padric Mickey,
was stillborn Jan. 26, 2006 at
Baptist Medical Center-
Beaches.
Family members include his
parents, Sean Patrick and Kelly
Jean Mickey; brother, Reilly
Padric Mickey; sister, Emma
Jean Mickey; paternal grand-
parents, Sharon and Barry
Miller of Ormond Beach and


maternal grandparents, Pat
and Frank Rogers of
Jacksonville.
Graveside services were held
Tuesday in the St. Joseph's
Catholic Cemetery with the
Reverend Daniel Cody officiat-
ing.
Arrangements handled by
.Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home.


Naomi Alice Richardson


the Lions Club in East
Hampton, New York and also a
member of the East Hampton
Beach Club. Having lived in
Pennsylvania, New York,
Virginia, Georgia and Texas,
Albright and his wife, Nancy.
lived most recently in Ponte
Vedra Beach where they were
members of the Ponte Vedra
Presbyterian Church.Albright
enjoyed travel, animals and
life .
Family members include his
wife, Nancy and son, Mark
Bradley Albright.
Services were held Saturday
in the Ponte Vedra
Presbyterian Church, 4510
Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra
Beach with the Reverend
Richard Cooper officiating.
Arrangements handled by
Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home.


Bill Thompson of Aurora, CO
and sister Della Lubbers of
Monticello, Illinois.
, A graveside service will be
held 2 p.m. today, Wednesday,
F at Beaches Memorial Park in
Atlantic Beach with the Rev.
Gary Elliott officiating.
The family requests that in
lieu of flowers contributions be
made to Community Hospice
of Northeast Florida, Earl B.
Hadlow Center for Caring,
4266 Sunbeam Road,
Jacksonville, Florida 32257
Arrangements by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home in
Jacksonville Beach.


Naomi Alice Richardson died
in her sleep at Community.
Hospice Northeast of Florida,
Hadlow Center for Caring on
Jan. 29, 2006.
Shewas born Oct.. 28, 1930
in Deland, Illinois to Charles
and Eliza Thompson and has
resided in Jacksonville for 40
years.
. The youngest of 12 children,
she is survived by her husband
of 57 years, Don; son Barry
(Cami) Kernersville, NC,. Chris
(Robin) of Cherry Point, NC,
daughter Rhonda Cummins
(Jack) of Jacksonville, 5 grand-
children and 2 great-graridchil-
dren. One brother remains,


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Gregory Allen Zikeli


Goddard


dren.
Visitation will be held from 4
to 6 p.m. today, Wednesday, in
the Chapel of Quinn-Shalz, A
Family Funeral Home with the
Rosary prayed at 5 p.m. Mass of
Christian Burial will be cele-
brated at 11 a.m., Thursday,
Feb. 2nd in the Our Lady Star
of the Sea Catholic Church of
Ponte Vedra Beach with the
vReverend Cmdr. Daniel
DePascale, (U.S.N. ret.) as:
Celebrant.
SArrarigemnts handled by
Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home.
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Gregory Allen Zikeli, 45, died
Saturday,,Jan. 7, 2006.
He was born March 11, 1960,
in Bainbridge, Md. He moved
to Atlantic Beach in 1969, and
was a 1978 graduate of Fletcher
High School, where he was a
member of Interact Service
Club and the baseball team.
Survivors include his par-
ents, George and Barbara Zikeli
of Atlantic Beach; a sister,
Margaret Ann (Alex) Limbaugh
of Neptune Beach; a brother,
Matthew Wayne Zikeli of
Jacksonville; three children,
Sarah Marie Zikeli, Gary
Alexander Zikeli and Shanna
Lynne Zikeli, all of Littleton,
Colo.; and four nephews.
Services will be held at
Bethlehem Lutheran Church in
Jacksonville Beach on Feb. 4.
Arrangements by Metro


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1390 North Wadsworth Blvd.,
Lakewood, Colo.


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Township, OH; daughter, Niiffy
(David) Calhoun, of
Jacksonville; grandson, Dr.
Nicholas Honda, of Columbus,
OH; granddaughters, Alyssa
(Hanki Hurst of Amelia Island,
and Amy (Darin i
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two great-grandchildren
Abigail and Alexander
VanLandingham.
A Memorial service was held
Saturday in the Earl B. Hadlow i
Center of Community Hospice w;n
of NE Florida, 4266 Sunbeam
Rd. Jacksonville, FL.
Arrangements handled by
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'Senior Senators


luncheon


by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE "
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Who says seniors don't know how to
party?
Just ask 1952 Fletcher High grad Patti
Niehaus.
The Fernandina Beach resident serves
as a hostess for a "Senior Senators"
luncheon held twice a year in
Jacksonville Beach.
There are times, Niehaus says, when
she feels less like a hostess and more
like a ramrod riding herd on wandering
cattle.
"I have a hard time getting them to
stop milling around and eat," said
Niehaus about Fletcher alumni from
the 1940s and '50s who attended the
third Senior Senators luncheon


by KATHY NICOLETTI
COLUMNIST
P onte Vedra resident Linda
Bernard, organizes an
annual event that she
says with a smile is "the Social
Event of the Year."
Palm Valley Baptist
Church's Spam Cook-Off is a
party designed just for the fun
and the fel-
lowship of
spending an
evening with
friends.
Bernard's
Inspiration
was a Spam
Party given by
a friend from
a church she previously
attended. Changing the idea, a
little bit, Bernard decided a
cook-off using the canned
meat product would be a great
way to get people together.
More than 10 years later,
Bernard and her husband,
John, enjoy the event as
much as when they started.
This is true despite the fact
that Spam is not on the menu
at their house many other '
times during the.year.
Bernard admits that there is
some "whining and complain-
ing" from the congregation
when plans for the cook-off
are announced every year.
Before long, however, peo-
ple get caught up in the quest
for a suitable recipe to enter
in the competition,
SAccording to Bernard's
"Spam Rules," each dish sub-
mitted for judging must have
Spam as an ingredient to be
eligible. Entrants can choose
from five categories: appetizer,
salad, vegetable, main dish,
and dessert.
The competitive spirit runs
high and people plan weeks in


Saturday at the Senior Citizen Center at
281 19th Ave. S.
"It's getting bigger and better every
time. It's a fun day."
More than 120 people turned out for
the three-hour covered dish event
which serves as a mass class reunion for
Fletcher grads in their 60's, 70's and
80's.
Niehaus held the first Senior Senators
luncheon in January 2005. Attendees
pay $5 at the door and are encouraged
to sign in and wear a name tag.
Niehaus said once the mingling
begins it's hard to stop.
Fletcher graduates from the mid-
1940s to the early 1960s attended the
Senior Senators luncheon, held every
SJanuary and June.
The $5 cover charge helps defray the


advance to have a suitable
recipe: With a little imagina-
tion, many recipes have been
adapted to include Spam. Just
a few examples provided by
Bernard are Fettucini
Primavera, Quesadillas, Party
Dips, and Cheeseballs.
The dessert category may be
the most challenging, but
over the years there have been
some desserts
that have been
outstanding.
One memo-
rable dessert
from a previ-
ous cook-off
WCOOKS was a Spam
Apple Crisp
Cake made
with pineapple and Spam that
Bernard says was delicious.
Also part of the so-called
"Spam Rules" encourage
those attending to "savor"
every bite as they sample each
dish and prepare to vote for
the best recipes.
Winners are selected by vote
of everyone in attendance and
to keep everything fair each
dish is identified by number
only.
Even' year, Bernard contacts
the public relations depart-
ment at the Hormel Co. fo6r
prizes for the cook-off an5
other materials for the party,
and has been amazed at the
variety of Spam-related items
available.
i The company has sent items
including Spam aprons, hats,
T-shirts, mugs, cookbooks,
and a catalog full of Spam-
related items that can be
ordered.
This year's cook-off was
held in January at Bernard's
home. Michelle Harrison took
first place for her first-time :
entry, Easy Spam Quiche in
Sthe Appetizer category. .


cost of renting the senior center,
Niehaus said.
The second luncheon netted a profit
of $100. Saturday's record turnout net-
ted $380, which will go toward hosting
future luncheons.
Proceeds from Saturday's luncheon
will also go to Fletcher High's scholar-
ship fund in the memory of Richard
Medlock, a 1951 Fletcher grad who died
last month.
"Someone said, 'We may have to get
a bigger place,'" Niehaus added.
"I started this because a lot of people
don't want to go to a formal class
reunion. We try to make it easy for
them because at our age sometimes you
get up in the morning and don't feel
like doing anything."


pnc.il, D Lu'JI I.I r,S
"Senior Senators" mingle at Saturday's luncheon at the
Jacksonville Beach Senior Citizen Center.


Win or lose, PV's Haywood

closest thing to racing royalty


H urley Haywood of
Ponte \'edra Beach is a
five-time winner of the
Rolex 24-hour race at
Daytona International
Speedway.
But around-the-clock racing
can reduce past champions
to spectator status in the time
it takes to change a lane On J:
Turner Butler Boulevard.
Haywood's name and race
car number is synonymous
with endurance racing. He
has won 10 endurance races ,
including Le Mans three
times and the 12 Hours of
Sebring twice.
His famous No. 59 Porsches
are no stranger to Daytona's
Victory Lane.
But past victories are no
guarantee of success in a 24-
hour race. Water pumps -
break. Wrecks happen. Even
simple things like headlights
not working can do in a
sleek, six-figure race car.
Hurley, I feel your pain.
I attended Saturday's Rolex
24 as a fan, not as a member
of the media, and pulled for
Haywood's No. 59 Porsche-,
Fabcar to win.
Havywood's car, sponsored
byJacksonville's Brumos
Racing, started in the 10th
position, but crashed an hour
later with co-driver Joao'
Barbosa at the wheel.
A series of unfortunate
mechanical events followed,
including faulty headlights at
dusk.
I left the track around 9
p.m. feeling good because
Haywood's car had finally
cracked the top-15 and
seemed to be gaining on its
garage mate, the much faster
No. 58 Porsche-Fabcar, which
eventually finished fourth
overall.
Haywood's entry wound up
a disappointing 36th out of
'66' starters, completing only
559 laps of.the 734-lap event.
Around-the-clock racing
takes an unmerciful toll on a
race car.
A team's ability to make


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JOHNNY
WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR

speedy repairs in the pits or
- in the.paddock area'is the dif-
ference between finishing the
2,613-mile race or watching it
*on the Speed Channel.
Haywood was not alone in
his misfortune. Other hduse-
.hold, racing names such as
i.yle Petty, Rusty W\allace,
Tony Stewart and Indy racer
Danica Patrick also failed to
drive under the checkered
flag.
Stewart probably spent
more time tooling around the
infield in a golf cart than he
did on the 3.56-mile, 14-turn
race track.
His Pontiac went through
seven alternators en route to
30th place.
Teammates Wallace and
Patrick retired from the race
before 11 p.m. with a blown
head casket.
After 24 hours, 0 minutes
and 40.031 seconds, the mar-
gin of victory by the winning
entry, a Lexus co-driven by
defending Indy 500 champ
Dan Wheldon, was one lap.
Wheldon was making only
his second start in a Daytona
endurance race. Haywood,
56, was making his 32nd in
the past 36 years.
Win or lose, Haywood is
nothing short of royalty at
the Rolex 24. He is the.epito-
me of class in the cockpit.
He'll be back next year for
a shot at another crown.
And he won't be a long-
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From left, Leah Baer, Candace Hoffman, Jessika Amonette and
Casey Hoffman.


Candace Hoffman, a stu-
dent at Nease High School,
placed second for her Super
Spam Sub in the Main Dish
category.
The following are the first
and second place winning
recipes in the Spam Cook-Off.

Easy Spam Quiche

1st Place/ Appetizer
Category

by Michelle Harrison

One 9-inch pie crust

3 eggs beaten

three-quarters cup cream or
milk

1 T cornstarch

one and one-half cups grat-
ed any flavor cheese

one-half cup of fried
chopped up Spam (use more if


desired)

one-third cup chopped
green and red pepper

one-half cup chopped onion


Preheat oven to 350
degrees. Combine eggs, milk,
and cornstarch in bowl. Mix
well. Sprinkle all other ingre-
dients into piecrust. Pour egg
mixture over all.

Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.
Cool slightly before cutting.


Super Spam Sub

2nd Place/ Main Dish
Category

by Candace Hoffman

1 foot long Italian herb and

See RECIPES, A-10


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Robin Smith and Kaitlyn Sterrantino of
Jacksonville Beach announce the birth of a
daughter, Skylar Ivy Smith, on Jan. 24, 2006, at
Baptist Medical Center Beaches.
The baby weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces.


Caitlin Grace Seadale of
Pdnte Vedra Beach was named
a "Helen Heath Scholar" for
the fall semester at William
Smith College in Geneva, N.Y.
First-year students at
William Smith College must
earn a giade-point average
between 3.0 and 3.499 to be
named "Helen Heath
Scholars."
Seadale, a freshman major-
ing in religious studies, is the
daughter of Colleen and Rev.'
and yincent "Chip" Seadale of
Ponte Vedra Beach.

Christopher S.
Nottingham, a junior from
Atlantic Beach majoring in
psychology, was named to the
Dean's List at Virginia Military
Institute for the fall semester.
To be eligible, a cadet must
have a grade point average of
3.0 and no grade below C.
Nottingham is the son of
Lucius S. Nottingham III and
Julia G. Spillert.
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Navy Airman Chase H.
Branham "':, :is itreIy
deployed on the aircraft career
USS Theodore Roosevelt, He is
assigned to Strike Tighter
SSquadron 87.-
VFA-87 conducted more
than 4,000 sorties and provid-
ed surveillance, reconnaissance
and close air support to ground
forces in Iraq.
Branham joined the' Navy in
September 2003. He is the son
Sof Michele R. Curran of Ponte
Vedra Beach,
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Army Reserve Pvt. Kristiena
F Roddy has graduated from
basic combat training at Fort
Jackson; S.C.
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Maternal grandparents are Pete and Lauren
Sterrantino of Wyckoff, N.J. Paternal grahdpar-
ents are Robin and Darry Smith of Jacksonville
Beach.


Chloe Bessent, a sophomore at Fletcher High School, was
selected to perform last month with the Florida All-State
Women's Choir in Tampa. Bessent, a member of the Ladies
Chamber Choir at Fletcher, 'had to pass a written exam, a sight-
singing exam and a vocal quality audition to qualify. The all-state
choir performed as part of the annual Florida Music Educators


Association state convention.
t, jivv ..ab AlU
Armiv"m-iisiohl history v;''tadi-
tion and core values, physical
fitness, and received instruc-
tion and practice in basic com-
bat skills, military weapons,
chemical warfare and bayonet
training, drill and ceremony,
marching, rifle marksmanship,
armed and unarmed combat,
map reading, field tactics, mili-
tary courtesy, military justice.
system, basic first. aid, foot
marches, and field training
exercises.
Roddy is the daughter of
John and Kathy Groebner of
Mankato, Minn., and the sister
of Diana Mchgee of
Jacksonville Beach, '


Arm)y P\vt.James Barnes has
graduated from basic combat
military training at Fort Sill,
Okla.
During the eight weeks of
training, he studied the Army
mission and received instruc-
tion in drill and ceremonies,
riflemarksmanship, weapons,
map reading, !tactics, armed
and 'unarmed combat,military
courtesy, military justice, phys-
ical fitness, first aid,
Armyhistory, core' values and.
traditions, and special training
in humanrelations.
He is the..son of Heidi
Matney of Atlantic Beach and
is a 2004 graduate of Fletcher


MOSH WATER EDUCATION FESTIVAL will
be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4
at the Museum of Science and History in
Jacksonville. The event will include making
water crafts, games, a marine animal touch
tank, a wild weather presentation, a scavenger
hunt and a student musical performance.
Admission is free.
Yu-GI-OH DUELS are staged at 2 p.m.
Saturday at Books-A-Million, 738 Marsh
Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach. Call 273-
8055 for information.
HANDS-ON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM offers
hands-on activities, play and learning opportu-
nities for kids from 9:30 a.m, to 5 p.m. Monday
through Saturday at 8580 Beach Blvd.,
[acksonville. Admission is $3.50 for children
ages 1-3 and $5.50 for all others. Call 642-2688
for information .
JMOMA'S ARTEXPLORIUM LOFT is a
multi-generations learning environment that
offers 16 hands-on stations for children 'and
adults to explore the concepts in modem and
contemporary art. Entry is free with paid
entrance to the Jacksonville Museum of Modem
Art. Children are admitted free every Sunday for
family Free Day at 333 Hemming Plaza in down-
town Jacksonville. Hours of operation are 11
a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 11
a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 366-
6911 for information. -
HEARTSONG offers Kindermusik and play-
day classes Tuesday to Saturday in Jacksonville
Beach and Ponte Vedra Beach for children 'from
birth to age 7. For Kindermusik, a music and
movement program for all ages, .children are
divided by age group. Playday is for walkers to
26 months old and includes parachute play,
Climbing and musical activities. Preschool chil-
dren and up attend without parents. One trial
class is free. Call 249-3828 for information or
visit www.heartsong-kin.com.
ART CONNECTIONS at the Cummer
Museum of Art & Gardens in Jacksonville con-
tains hands-on, high-tech and low-tech interac-
tive exhibits that encourage physical activity
and quiet contemplation. Walk through a paint-
ing, create patterns with dance, make a collage,
listen to a sculpture, or paint with a \irtual
paintbrush. The museum is located on the north
bank of the St. Johns River at 829,Riverside Ave.,
phone 356-6857. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday arid Thursday, 10' a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5
p.m. Sunday.
TREE HILL NATURE CENTER offers its
popular program for parents and children, FUN!
(Find.Understanding in Nature), on the third
Saturday of each month at 10 AM. For a fee of
$10 families discover easy ways to invite wildlife
into their back yards.
Tree Hill's butterfly house gives visitors a close
encounter with butterflies. Animal Encounters,
in which visitors can learn about and touch sev-
eral small animals, can be.arranged by calling


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ist. Tree Hill is at 7152 Lone Star Road and is
open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through
SSaturday. Admission is $1 for children up to 18
years and $2 for adults.-
THE BEACHES BRANCH of the Jacksonville
Public Library, 600 Third St., Neptune Beach
also has children's activities. Call 241-1141 and
press 4 for children's activities and 5 for the chil-
dren's reference desk.
MOMMY & ME for ages 6 months to 2-1/2
years features songs, parachute games, finger
play, rhythm band music and a way to meet
other parents or grandparents while having fun
with your child. Offered beginning in
September at Nancy Dance Studio. For informa-
tion, call 241-8349 for information.
*JACKSONVILLE WALDORF INITIATIVE
sponsors several playgroups for toddlers. Classes
begin in the fall. For information, ; call 247-
1314.
*CARVER COMMUNITY CENTER, 738
Fourth Ave. S., Jacksonville Beach, has many
activities fpr kids, including karate, tutoring and
games. 247-6218.
*A MOMS AND TOTS group meets regularly
at Isle of Faith United Methodist Church on San
Pablo Road, next to Alimacani Elementary
School. For information, call 221-1700.
MOTHERS OF PRE SCHOOLERS, support
groups for moms of children ages 5 or younger,
meet as follows:
SChrist the Redeemer Church, 190 S. Roscoe
Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. the
third Monday of the month (285-8009).
S- East Pointe Baptist Church, 270 N. Keman
Blvd., Jacksonville, 9 a.m. to noon the second
and fourth Tuesday of the month (220-2377).
Mayport Naval Station chapel, 9:30 a.m.
the third Monday of the month (270-5212).
Ponte Vedra Presbyterian Church, 4510
Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, 9:15 a.m.
to 11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Monday of
the month (285-8225).
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND HISTORY
offers crafts, science experiments,, planetarium
shows and live demonstrations throughout the
year. There is a play area for young children and
permanent exhibits on marine life in the
Jacksonville area. Exhibits are rotated. There is
also an area where live animals are exhibited
and the public is invited to watch the feedings,
which are done on schedule. Call 396-MOSH for
information.-
*. WINSTON FAMILY YMCA is on Landrum
Lane, next to Landrum Middle School in Ponte
Vedra Beach.
It.has a heated swimming pool and offers
swimming lessons and family swim times. The
center features a teen room and occasional
organized activities for youth. The center also
has classes for children and youths. The YMCA
is home to organized basketball activities for
ages 5 and up. Memberships to the YMCA cover
most programs and are available with financial
assistance. Call 543-9622.


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War of Responsibility," a docu-
mentary focusing on the civil
rights struggle in St. Augustine,
will premiere Feb. 12 at 7 p.m.
in the Flagler College
Auditorium.
The film examines the inter-
actions of race, class, responsi-
bility, the civil rights move-
ment, the hip-hop generation,
as well as St. Augustine, then
aand now. Film maker and
Flagler alumnus Jeremy Dean
was inspired by his parents'
focus on missionary work. '
"I think I have a kind of
heightened sense of cultural
and racial issues," he said.
"When 'I came 'to school [at
Flagler], it never sat very well
with me, going over to West
Augustine" [a poor, predomi-
Snantly black area west of the
train tracks near King Street]
and seeing the conditions
there."
Dean faced many challenges
while completing his film
including trying to earn the
trust of the community he was
trying to document.
"I'm the young white guy
coming from the outside and
asking people to basically tell
their life story," he said. "It
takes some time."
Over time, Dean: was able to
develop relationships with
people who participated in
civil rights protests and others
in the West Augustine commu-
nity.
"There's still a lot of emo-
tional scars and a lot of dis-
trust," Dean said. "You don't
want to just go in there and use
them to make a statement. I'm
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Walk Alone" will be held in the


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Sandalwood High School's Air Force Junior ROTC Drill and Color Guard teams captured 12 tro-
phies at a 19-team competition Jan. 21 at Springstead High School near Weeki Wachee Springs.
The Silver Eagles dominated the competition, taking best overall honors for drill team, color guard
and overall school.Judges were active duty Air Force members from nearby MacDill Air Force
Base.Sandalwood JROTC has taken top honors in two other competitions this school year. The
Silver Eagles placed second in the nation last school year.The unit includes 152 cadets under the
command of Cadet Col. Ashley Nicks. Senior instructor is retired Col. Jimmy Brown, who started
the program in 1993. For more details about the program, call 646-5100, ext. 146.

EDUCATION BRIEFS


FROM STAFF
Fifth-grade parents in the
Beaches area are invited to
attend the Fletcher Middle
School FYI Night on Thursday,
Feb. 16, from 6 p.m-7:30 p.m.
Parents and students will
learn more about entering 6th
grade at Fletcher Middle
School, become familiar with
the school campus, schedules,
and activities. For more infor-
mation, contact the sixth grade
house administration office at
247.5930.
Fletcher Middle School is
holding its annual 6th-grade
reading tournament on
Thursday, Feb. 2. The event will
begin at 7 pm.
The spring 2006 FCAT test-
ing schedule is available at
www.educationcentral.org.
The Jacksonville Symphony
Orchestra makes many of its
concerts available to students
for only $5. Family members
accompanying young students


are also welcome at the same
price (up to two family mem-
bers per student).
Student-Family Rush
Tickets are available for select
performances during the sym-
phony's regular subscription
season. At select performances,
students may purchase rush
tickets up to 90 minutes prior
to the start of the performance,
as determined by management.
Instructors are needed to
teach after-school communi-
ty education classes for chil-
dren from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at
Neptune Beach Elementary.
Call Dorothy Ross at 247-5957.
Fletcher High School's
School Advisory Council
meets once a month in the
administration conference
room. Parents and members of
the community are invited to
attend.
Players by the Sea School of
the Arts is offering after-school
drama classes.


Students will participate in
improvisation, theater games,
storytelling, and mime exercis-
es. Work will be showcased
through evenings of impro\isa-
tion, scene nights and one- act
plays. Classes are available for
students from first grade
through high school and run
after school Tuesday through
Friday. Cost is $80 per month.
For additional information
or to sign up, call educational
director Barbara Williams at
249-0289 or via email at bar-
bara(aplayersbythesea.org.
The Fletcher Middle School
Advisory Council meets once
a month for approximately one
hour. Call 221-0498.
*
Seabreeze Elementary is
accepting donations of books
for classroom libraries. Books
of any level will be accepted.
Please bring donations to the
front office at 1400 Seabreeze
Ave. Call Kathy Herlihy at 247-
5900.
*


Recipes: Super Spam sub sandwich


Cont. from A-8
cheese bread
6 slices pepperoni
6 slices salami
4 slices ham
4 slices provolone cheese
lettuce
onion
mayo
mustard
one-half can Spam
Cut bread in half and put
ingredients on it in an organ-
ized manner.
Below ire recipes left off from
last week's column on Karen
Talarico: To order her coookbook
visit atw.josiescobokbook.con.
Chocolate Cookies
one-half cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar, packed
one-half cup granulated
sugar
2 eggs
Mix these four items thor-
oughly.
Add 2 squares unsweetened
chocolate, melted.
Stir in 1 cup cultured sour
cream or undiluted evaporat-
ed milk and 1 tsp. vanilla.
Sift together and stir in two
and three-quarters cup flour,
one-half tsp. baking soda, 1
tsp. salt, 1 tsp. cinnamon,
one-half tsp. ground cloves, 1
tsp. allspice, one-half tsp.
black pepper
Chill dough and drop
rounded teaspoonfuls about 2
percent apart on greased bak-
ing sheet.
Bake just until almost no
imprint remains when
touched gently with a finger"
temp 375 about 8-10 minutes.
Makes about 4 dozen cookies.
Chopped walnuts, raisins,
chocolate chips, maraschino
or candied cherries can be
added.
Lucy's Pumpkin
Bread
3 cups sugar
1 can (16 oz.1 pumpkin
1 cup oil


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Candace Hoffman (left) and Michelle Harrison were presented
with Spam mugs for winning the competition.


three and one-half cups
flour
4 eggs, beaten
3 tsp. soda
2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. all spice
1 tsp. cinnamon
one-half tsp. cloves
two-thirds cup water
1 cup nuts
1 cup raisins
Cream sugar and oil. Add
eggs and pumpkin, mix well.
Sift dry ingredients. Add the
dry ingredients, alternating
with adding the water. Add
nuts and raisins.
Pour into two well greased
and floured 9 x 5 inch pans
Bake at 350 degrees for one
and one-half hours. Let stand
10 minutes before removing
from pan.
Sausage Bread


bread dough (enough for 2
loaves)
1 lb. loose hot or mild
sausage, browned and cooled
2 hard boiled eggs, chopped
one-half cup shredded moz-
zarella cheese
one-quarter cup grated
Parmesan or Romano cheese
1 raw egg
approximately 1 tsp. lor to
taste) of each of the following:
dried basil, dried parsley,
garlic powder
Start with fresh bread
dough. Make your own or buy
dough from a local bakery.
Pizza dough also works well
Spread out dough to form
two rectangles. A little olive
oil on the fingertips helps this
process.
Prepare the filling by com-
bining all the ingredients.
Divide the filling in half and
spread each rectangle of
dough with half of the mix-
ture.
Roll up the dough and
pinch the ends to seal.
Bake on a cookie sheet at
350 degrees for 30 to 40 min-
utes, or until the crust is gold-
en brown. Let cool for 1 hour
before slicing.


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FMS soccer teams remain unbeaten


FROM STAFF
Fletcher Middle School's boys
and girls soccer teams remained
undefeated with victories
Monday night over Arlington
to run their respective records
to 7-0.
In the first game of the
evening, first half goals by
Dylan Taylor, Arian Brent, Jake
Giusti, Tyler Ramos and Gage
Coyne helped spark the
Senators to an 8-0 victory.
FfS sprinted out to a 6-0 lead
by halftime, then ended the


game early on second half goals
by Tony Kattreh and Riley
Ramos.
In the nightcap, the Lady
Senators looked to end things as
quickly as possible because of
approaching storm clouds.
Katie Sambito and Hunter
Somers each scored three goals
for the Lady Senators in the first
half, with Jordon Dixon,
Brittany Duffy and Hayley
Chandler also finding the back
of the net during the first 30
minutes of play as FMS took a 9-
0 advantage.


The teams were slated to
compete Wednesday at Fort
Caroline, then have 14 days off
before their next scheduled
games Feb. 15 against Mayport.
"They've got two weeks off
because of a trip to Washington,
D.C." said boys head coach Jeff
Casner. "They're playing very
well right now and hopefully
that will continue once they get
back from that break.'
In seven wins this season, the
boys team, has yielded just one
goal to Mayport in a 4-1 vic-
tory in the season opener.


Nease girls soccer reaches



regional semifinal contest


By CHUCK ADAMS
SPORTS I WRITERR
An easy Nease regional quar-
terfinal victoryy last Thursday, a
6-0 win over Lecanto, of Citrus
County, set up what was expect-
ed to be a tough semifinal
match with Bishop Moore of
Orlando Tuesday night.
The winner of Tuesday's
game, played at Nease High,
travels to the St. Augustine-St.
Cloud victor Friday at 6:30 p.m.
Nikki Lombardo led Nease
with two goals against Lecanto,
at 22:13 and 4:15 of the first
half. She was assisted by Stacey
Hanburr on the first goal and
Jamie Silverberg on the second.
"Stacey made a great run and
made a great pass, and I just fin-
ished it," Lombardo said of her
first goal. "It was all teamwork.
"Jamie put a great ball into
the box," she said of Silverberg's
cross, "and it was easy for me to
get my head on it."
Other Panther scorers were
Hanburry at 14:53, with an
assist from Kristen Hoover, who
made a great run from the left;
Lisa Heise, on a penalty kick at
2:29 of the first half after Ashley
Delaney was taken down in the
Lecanto box; Lauren Crossan at
31:29 of the second half, with a
laser between the near post and
Lecanto goalkeeper Sam King;
and Alisha Barratt, with 6:28.
remaining.


Lecanto coach Kevin Towne,
who has been coaching for 18
years, was impressed by what he
saw in Nease.
"The ball movement that
team had was unbelievablee"
said Towne, whose team fin-
ished 14-6-2. "We played 6A
schools, 5A schools, a lot of
good 4A schools, and that
team's, by far, the best I've ever
seen. They don't have a weak
part. They're solid from front to
back."
Lecanto mounted what could
be considered just one serious
threat, at 23:55 of the second
half, with Hannah Marvin in
goal replacing Nease starting
keeper Catherine O'Donnell.
With the Nease defense keeping
forwards Maggie Mueller and
Natalie Burnett at bay,
O'Donnell had just four touch-
es, two kicks and two throws,
that occurred without pressure
until being replaced by Marvin
at 33:14 of the second half.
"I was freezing," O'Donnell
said of her lack of activity on a
chilly night. "I didn't get an)y
shots. That's, what I like,
though. If I don't have tc touch
it, and we're shooting like every
five seconds, that's fine with
me. Because we had so many
opportunities.
"It's just great that if I don't
have any touches, that's fine
because our defense is doing
the job," O'Donnell said as she


and Marvin combined for
Nease's 16th shutout, and
fourth in a row as part of an
ongoing string heading toward
Bishop Moore.
"We work really hard, and we
just work really well together,"
Dani Nelson, a senior member
of the Nease defense, said of
their effort. "We urge each
other on, look out for each
other.
"The team works really well
together, and we open up in
the middle," said Nelson. "Our
outside mids come back for us;
we just pass it around."
Looking ahead to Tuesday's
match against Bishop Moore,
Nease coach Dave Silverberg
said his opponents' 17-8-1
record might be deceiving.
While the Hornets suffered
eight losses, they did defeat
New Port Richey, 2-0, last week
to earn a shot at the defending
state champions.
"Defensively we've got to
work to make sure to keep our
skills sharpened back there,"
said Silverberg, "because we're
going to see a team that's going
to challenge us."
Lombardo said she knew
what the Panthers had to do to
contend with the Hornets.
"We need to keep the intensi-
ty up," she said. "When we
have intensity, we are unbeat-
able. When we possess the ball,
we are unbeatable."


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Photo submitted
The 2005 Fletcher Middle School girls volleyball team completed an undefeated (12-0)
season and was crowned Eastern Division Champion. All games were played in
November and December.
Front Row: Taylor Harbison, Mykah Nevin, Angela Cicchino, Kelly Wilson andAshley
Collier.

Back Row: Coach McGiveron, Natalie Britt (Manager), Marki Lyon, Kaileigh
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'Double Trouble' wins boat of the year award


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Captain John Hulsey
and his crew of Steve
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Lipka and Greg Kupperman,
aboard the Double Trouble out
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and releasing the most sailfish
over the season. They caught
66 sails.
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The weather has sent many
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The Mayport Princess, with
Captain George Strate, made
two trips last week and had
happy anglers aboard each
afternoon. On Monday, anglers
'took pictures and cleaned nine


snapper to 13 pounds, a pair of
12-pound grouper and coolers
full of beeliners and seabass.
On Tuesday, a group' from
NAPA fished from the Princess
and brought 11 snapper to 14
pounds over the rail along
with dozens of beeliners and
seabass.
Capt. Dave Sipler and Ken
Hubbard fished the surf with
fresh, dead shrimp last
Wednesday below P.V. and
caught 30 whiting along with a
shark. And last Saturday, Capt.
Dave, with the Dave Handa
party, used live shrimp in the
river to net 30 trout to three
pounds and a 21-inch redbass.
Wade and Kathy Randall
fished the surf at P.V. for a
catch of 22 whiting.
Last Thursday Butch Garvin
and Rusty Borthwick fished for
a couple of hours across from
the boat ramp at Mayport and
caught 25 speckled trout on
float rigs.
Larry "Fishman' Finch, with
Mike Lane, his wife and four-
year-old son, fished the jetties
and the canal last Saturday and
caught a dozen sheepshead at
the jetties before moving to the
canal near the Atlantic Blvd.
Bridge and netting ten redbass.
Three of the reds were more
than 27 inches.
George Bull Jr., with his
friend Carson Eddings, fished
several backwater creeks not
too far from Nassau Sound last
Friday and caught 10 redbass,
10 drum, apair of,flounder and
a sheepshead. They used live
shrimp and jigs for bait from
George's Bionic Bull.
On the Jacksonville Beach
Pier last week the fishing was
much improved. Most every
angler who fished through the
tide caught a mess of whiting.
Jim Davis cleaned 30 whiting,
James Potee had 22 whiting in.
his bucket and Chris Haywooda


Photo submitted
Jacksonville Offshore Fishing Club anglers with the sailfish they caught during their annual,
Sailfish Tournament in the early 1970s. Among the fishermen and women are Patsy Dowling (third
from left), George Bull, Jr. (fifth from left) and third from right, Louise Clayton.


left the pier.with 16 whiting.
On Sunday, James McCall
reported a catch of 25 whiting.
Capt. Randall Dyal .enter-
tained is guests Matt Hamilton
and James Gergley on a trip
last week to Rodman Dam.
They caught 18 black bass, 78
perch and lots of catfish and
bream in two days of fishing.
Rusty Bdrthwick, his' son
Russell and John ,Beckman
fished Rodman Dam for sever-
al hours last Friday and caught
25 perch and several black
'bass.
Capt. Kirk Waltz, aboard his
Enterprise last Tuesday with
Jimmy Adamera, fished the
north jetties and pulled iri 14
redbass. Most of them were
over-sized;
Good fishing.


Photo submitted.
Ashley Von-Esche with a great catch of.two- to four-pound bee-
liners January 16 aboard the Mayport Princess.


LEFT: Al Taylor with a six-pound red grouper and a 20-pound grey grouper caught with Captain George Strate aboard the Mayport
Princess Jan. 16. RIGHT: Luke Mays, left, and his cousin Sean Bunting with a seven-pound red snapper and 21-pound grey
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Q. Dr. Smith, my wrist
hurts when I fish. Casting
my line, and reeling in is
painful along the outside of
my wrist and into my thumb.
What do you think this is?
Based of your description of
outer (radial) wrist and thumb
pain with specific activities,


there are two common prob-
lems that come to mind. The
first is known as "DeQuervain's
syndrome" and refers to
inflammation of the tendon
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raising of the thumb.
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activity which stresses the
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siderable relief, surgery can be
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The take home message for
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investment or marinas. We have it all at
affordable prices. Executive Choice Real
Estate in Tennessee, 865-717-7775.
Charlotte Branson agent or visit my web-
site www.executivechoicerealestate.com
or www.charlottebranson.com.
TENNESSEE LAKESIDE Retreats. New
gated community. Incredible lake & moun-
tain views. 1-5 acre building sites from the
$40s. Lake access, boat ramp, private
slips (limited). Don't miss out. Call
(866)292-5769.
NC MOUNTAINS- Log cabin $89,900:
Easy to finish cabin on secluded site. Mil-
lion $ views available on 1-7 acre parcels
$29,900-$79,900. Free info. available
(828)256-1004.
GEORGIA 0 Blairsville in the North Geor-
gia mountains. Land, homes, commercial
& investment. Everything we touch turns
to sold. Jane Baer Realty, (706)745-2261,
(800)820-7829. www.janebaerrealty.com,
janebaer@alltel.net
LARGE MTN. land bargains. High eleva-
tion. Adjoins pristine state forest, 20+ ac
to 350 ac. Sweeping mtn views, streams.
www.liveinwvcom
E. TENNESSEE Lake properties. Homes
from $200,000 to $1,000,000. Lakefront
lots from,$100,000. iLakevlew lots from
$35,000.. Call Lakeside Realty (423)626-
5820. or visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.
TENNESSEE Lakefront Homesites 1- to 6
acres from the' $40s. Spectacular lake,
mountain and wooded nature sites newly
released. Just 1-1/2 hours to Nashville.
Don't miss outl. Call (866)339-4966.
BEAUTIFUL NORTH Carolina. Winter
season is here. Must see the beautiful
peaceful mountains of Western NC.
Homes, cabins, acreage & investments.
Cherokee Mountain Realty GMAC Real
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COASTAL NC, deepwaterl Off-season
special Save'big. 10 acres $139,900.
Beautifully wooded. deep boatable water,
long pristine shoreline. Access to ICW,
Atlantic, Sounds. Power, phone, perked.
Excellent financing. Call now (800)732-
6601 x1458.


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properties from $99.900. Lake Gunters-
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Ocean Drive, 30th Ave. & Ocean Drive $829K
call Mark Dilworth @ 904-591-6976
Riverview Drive, 2 lots near Harbortown $500K
call Lori Lareau @ 904-868-7224
Evergreen, 8 lots near Harbortown $800K
call Lori Lareau @ 904-868-7224
Woodsman Cove, Ft. George Esfates $565K
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INTRACOASTAL WEST
Riverbrook, 3/2 brick, GORGEOUS $324.9K
call Lori Lareau @ 904-868-7224
Sutton Lakes, 4/2, large yard, MOVE IN! $269.9K
call Jeff Ennis @ 904-891-1521

OTHER AREAS
San Jose Area, 3/2 pool remodeled $265K
call call Carol Zingone @ 904-993-9048
Avaodale, 3/1, brick bungalow $189.9K
call Lori Lareau @ 904-868-7224
Paxon Area, 3/1 remodeled $79.9K
call Carol Zingone @ 904-993-9048
Beach Duplex lot, Zoned JRS-3 $800K
call Mark Dilworth @ 904-591-6976
Jax Beach Duplex, close to ocean $595K
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JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL 32250
247-7414


ATTENTION BUILDERS
The finest ocean view lot available In Jax
Beach $829,000. Plan and permits in
place. If interested call Mark @ The Dil-
worth Realty Group of Vanguard GMAC
591-6976.


PVB- THE ISLANDS
FSBO. 3BR/2BA, with lake view. 156 Mar-
tinique Circle. Established neighborhood.
Vaulted ceilings, skylights, garage, sprin-
kler system, new roof, community pool.
Yard maintenance included. $248,000.
477-0102.
ICW, HOLIDAY Harbor, FSBO. Lg lot,
4BR/ 2BA, 2400sf w/ in-ground pool. New
CH/A, roof. $324,900. 246-2336 or 463-
7245.
CUSTOM BUILT, 4BR/2.5BA w/detached
bonus room. Walk to Beach. Professional-
ly landscaped, tons of extras. A must seel
Below market value. $499,900. 622-8532.
ATLANTIC BCH 4/BR, 2-story, near
ocean, pool, $925,000. 993-9191.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 4BR/3BA, large, pri-
vate lot, 8 blocks to Beach. $340,000.
270-2333.
BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED 3BR/2BA
split plan w/open eat-in kitchen, formal liv-
ing and dining rooms and large great
room. Full stucco, covered lanai and over,
sized fenced yard with room enough for a
pool. $274,900. Phyllis Stalnes, 904-476-
SOLD, RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate..
www.1971 knottingham.com.


MARSHFRONT HOME, 3BR/2BA, com-
pletely renovated, contemporary style.
Small boat accessible. $629,000. Call
(904)535-4047.
LAS PALMAS Subd. in Palm Valley.
3400sf single story on 110'x150' lot. St.
Johns Co. School system. $849,000. 280-
3111.


LEASE-PURCHASE. Intracoastal West,
North Keman. 3BR/2BA/2-car, great room,
fireplace, on lake, new paint & carpet.
$249,500 OBO. Independent Brokers.
710-3111.


NEW WATERFRONT COMMUNITY
WATERSEDGE HARBORTOWN
Watersedge at Harbortown will include 20
high-end 4-story Mediterranean-style town
homes with private courtyard and roof-top
terrace. The option to purchase a 50ft.
boat slip in your front yard. Only 4 leftll
Prices starting at $1,088,900. Margi Petitt,
Top Producer, Lifestyles Realtor,
(904)571-9821.
NEW CONSTRUCTION. Jax Beach.
Beautiful 2 story house 3139sf. Only 4
blocks to the beach #500 11th Avenue
South. You can still pick your colors.
Ready spring 2006. Best new construction
value at the beach. $649k.Call John Wolf-
el, Licensed R/E Broker 699-8887.
www.elitehomesfl.com
JAX BEACH. 5BR/2BA, 2300sf, on 2 lots
(15,000sf). $450,0000OBO. 249-8637.
JAX BEACH, 19 Fairway Ln. Large scenic
lot on golfcourse w/pool. Completely reno-
vated: 3BR/2BA w/Maple cabinets, granite
counter tops," stainless steel appliances,
Teakwood flooring & tile. Indoor laundry
room & beautiful glassed-in Florida room.
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INVESTORS ONLY North Jax Beach, JX B OCEAN FRONT Condo 3BR /2BA, OLD
3BR/1BA, 6 blocks from'beach, 60x25 JAX BEACH 3BR/2BA. pool. max space. Atl Bch, $998,000. Owner will hold mort- ATLANTIC BEACH. 3BR/2BA, WDHU,
lot. As s.$268K (904)333-7873. upgrades, must see 5339.500. 1133 Pen- gage, 219-2481. garage, no pets. West of Mayport Rd.
.lot. As Is. $268K. (904)33-7873.' man Rd. 641-0656. 334-3128.


ATLANTIC BEACH
MAYPORT LANDING- 3/2 Townhome,
new roof, new tile floors. $139,900.
ICW
EAGLES CREEK- 10 minutes from
beaches/ base. Gorgeous 4/2, nice lot,
scr. porch, many upgrades.: Close to
schools & shopping. $247,900.
HICKORY CREEK- Lg. 3/2, car gar.,
nice lot, freshly painted/clean, avail, now
for quick move-in. $245,900 i
VILLAS AT CROSS CREEK- Keman
area, cule 3/2, 2 car garage, eat in kit,
fence in yard. $184,900.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711
I HAVE decided to sell my 3BR/3.5BA
22car garage executive Ilha Bela town-
nome. which is east of A1A and 1 lock
from the ocean. Construction just complet-
ed. Everything is truly top of Ihe line
$595.000. 310 South 2nd St Unit D.
(904)233-2151
LAST CHANCE to own a Ponle Vedra
property at affordable pnce. Peaceful
2BRi2.5BA in PV Court. $164,900. Rent
or Own. Call 614-2782.
www.laxonthemarket.com
WALDEN CHASE. FSBO, 4BR/2BA
a/pnvale pool area. Floor plan includes
open kilcnen wilh granite counters, greal
for enlenalning. Newer home. Offered at
$359 900 537-3969


NEW CONSTRUCTION. Jax Beach
Townhomes & Condos: $359k to $599k.
West ol 3rd street. 11 Avenue South. 8th
Avenue South, 61h Avenue South, 7th
Avenue Nonh 14th Avenue North. East of
3rd Streel. 12th Avenue North and 18th
Avenue North. Gel in on pre-construction
prices. Beautiful, new townhomes with
many different floor plans. Call John Woll-
el. Licensed R/E Broker 699-8887.
www elllehomesfl.com


MAYPORT LANDING, 2BR/2BA town-
home, 1050sI.. screened porch, fenced
yard, W/D, newer appliances. $120,000.
Brokers welcome (954)975-4062
ATLANTIC BCH, 3BR 1BA, concrete
S M fI ,; laminbted 'flod: .'tW carpel
-';-appliances, CH/A, wood blinds, upgrad-
ed ktichen, fresh paint. Walk to beach
parks. $239,000. 651-6748. 651-5583.
NEPTUNE BEACH. FSBO. Duplex, or sin-
gle home. 1BR/1BA teach). East of AlA.
$490,000 OBO. 246-8200.


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the loan you want anyway. Get a Iree re-
pon at www.floridalreeinlo.com.

FSBO. INTRACOASTAL West (off Ker-
nan) 3BR/2BA. 1,855s1., separate living
room and dining room, $290,000. Call
1904)716-7201
OCEANVIEW TRIPLEX *
Lovely Inplex east of 1st, 2 homes from
Ine beacn. super rentals or live in one and
rent the other two or convert back to SFH,
30 10th Ave N $799.000. Call Margo at
463-0343 loday!
www.surffloridarealestate.com
OFF PENMAN. 2BR/2BA with garage,
1297sf. Park view. $259K. 610-6878. .
JAX BEACH. 2BR Cottage near Ocean.
115 4th Ave South. $450k. Owner!agent.
OPEN HOUSE. FSBO. South Jax Beach'
Home. Saturday, Sunday, 12noon-4pm
3BR'2BA. 1824s1. Backyard is So. Beach
Parkl 3017 St. Johns Blvd. Won't last, at
$399,000. (904)270-2073.
PONTE VEDRA, 3BR/2BA, beautiful, re-:
modeled townhome on lake. End unit.
$193,000. (904)424-0660.


3BR FORECLOSURE; only $27,0001 Must
sell For listings. 800-749-8124 ext. 1490.
ACROSS 18TH Ave N. Irom Fletcher Jr.
High, near beach. 3BR/2BA. new CH&A
sidewalks. Large fenced In wooded lot,
$310,000. (865)689-2326.
PONTE VEDRA, Sawgrass Players Club,
Bermuda Court. 2BR/2BA, unattached pa-
tIo home $289,900. 1904)655-5990
GREAT BEACH TOWNHOME.
3BR/2.5BA. Over 2000sf. 3-Stories, with
OCEANVIEWS, 2-car garage. 5595,000.
Call Lorl Lareau at Vanguard GMAC
Realty, 868-7224.


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CONDOS FOR SALE
Palms of Marsh Landing, 2/2 w/garage $229.9K
call Carol Zingone @ 904-993-9048
Palms of Marsh Landing, 2/2 UPGRADES $232.9K
call Carol Zingone @ 904-993-9048
Point Meadows, 1/1 close to everything $139K
call Lori Lareau @ 904-868-7224
Jax Beach, 1/2 Pablo Beach House $245K
call Mark Dilworth @ 904-591-6976


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PONTE VEDRA- 1BR/1BA condo in con-
venient area near ButlerI Club pool &
ameniliesl $875/mo All South Realty.
241-4141.
MOBILE HOMES. $500 to $550. on pn-
vate lots. Near Maypon Naval Slalion. no
dogs, 333-5579.
2 BLOCKS OCEAN. 212 10th Ave. N.
1BR $650/mo., 2BR $750/mo. Credit
check, deposit, no pets (904)514-8530
2BR/1BA, 1200SF., W/D, CH&A. sun-
room, large work room, 1 block from
ocean. $995/mo. (904)525-1676.
NEWLY RENOVATED 2BR/1 5BA PVB
Townjiome. End unit, in 5-slar complex.
Livingroom w/fireplace, dining room, fully'
equipped kitchen w/brand new appliances
Including washer/dryer. 1st floor powder
room, 2BR/1BA on 2nd floor w/deck off
master bedroom. Large closets. Small
pets permitted $1100/mo. e-mail: carloti-
ca2@comcast.net or (609)487-3473.


JAX BOH, 228 A 12th Ave N. 1BR 1BA,
1.5 blocks to beach, $690/mo. 803-3099,
821-9751.
S. JAX BCH 1 & 2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st'St, $650-
$795/mo. 241-RENT.
ATLANTIC BEACH. Selva Lakes
2BR/2.5BA; Open kitchen, great for enter-
taining $1500/mo. Call 866-5000.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Near oceanil
3BR/2BA condo w/club pool, fireplace &
morel $1200/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.


ATLANTIC BEACH. LiKe new, 3BR/2BA
single. 1215sl. w/carpon, deck. all GE
kitchen. CH&A, washer/dryer, new carpel.
Many upgrades. Financing available. Re-
becca.246-7684.

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OFFICE CONDOS. Atlantic Beach- Pre-
Conslruction prices. Great location at the
beach Unit sizes start at 625sl. Ideal for
the small Dusiness owner. Larger units al-
so available. Call John Wolfel, Licensed
R/E Broker 699-8887.
www elitehomesfl com



ATLANTIC BEACH
2BR/1.5BA townhouse. ceramic tile floors,
CH&A, WDHU, 1 5 blocks to Ocean. 1st,
last. deposit. lyr. lease. $975/mo.
Donna Ross Real Estate, Inc. 246-4862.

NEPTUNE BEACH. one block to ocean,
2BR/1BA, 1 year lease, NO pets, 800sl.,
includes W/D, $1000/mo. +$1000/sec.
dep 918 A First SIreel, between Bay &
Pine. Call 246 8970 or 591-1218.
JAX BEACH 1BR/1BA Garage Apart-
ment. Quiet neighborhood near Ocean.
Hardwood floors. Some utilities. Referen-
ces & credit check No pets. $635/mo.
241-2857.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, 2BR/2 5BA. com-
pletely renovated townhouse. 1300sf.,
WDHU. Small pets ok. $995/mo. Immedi-
ale occupancy. (904)591-2278.

OCEANFRONT
LUXURIOUS Pelican Point 2BR/2BA,
available now. $1700-$2600/mo. 3 month
minimum rental. (904)241-7206.
STEPS TO OCEAN
JAX BEACH 1BR/1BA, no WDHU.
$675/mo. includes utilities 1028 North 1st
St 280-7776.


WATERFRONT RENTAL- 2BR/2BA
Townhouse. $850/mo. 1 mile west of May-,
port ferry. 733-5225, 241-RENT.


2BR 2.5BA Intercoaslal condo. FumJ
ufum., water views, pool, clubhouse,
frplc., wet bar, patio, 1750sf, $1200-
$1550/mo. Boat dock negotiable.
651-6748, 651-5583..
ATLANTIC BCH. 1653 Coquina Place,
IBR. 1/2 block from ocean. large deck/
yard, new carpet and tile, no dogs.
$750/mo 246-6039 or 962-6361.
LARGE 1BR, excellent location, 2 blocks
to Ocean, very clean. No pels $650/ro.
642-1214, 241-1219.


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HAMPTON SOUTH. St. John's County.
New home, 4BR/2BA on lake and golf
course, all appliances, washer/dryer,
blinds, granite counter tops. Community
amenities. 1165, Garrison Drive,
$1500/mo, Realty Executives 273-3939,
610-6460.


ATLANTIC BCH 2559 Americas Cup Cir-
cle E. 3BR/2BA, hardwood/ carpet, 1-car
garage washer/ dryer, fenced yard. com-
munity pool. $1050/mo. deposit
1904)591-3348.
ATLANTIC BEACH, newer, beautilul
townhome. 3BR/2.5BA. washer/dryer. 1-
car garage, small fenced yard. $1450/mo
Realtor owned. Call June 994-3608.
SAWGRASS, TPC 3+/2. Bermuda Ct.
First plus sec. $1395/mo. No pets. 280-
8046/(904)824-7092.
PVB, SEASIDE. unfum., 1875sl. 3/2.
trplc., W/D. scr. por., pnvate beach ac-
cess, boa/ RV storage, comm pool & ten-
nis. $1650/mo plus until. 904-651-0164
JAX BEACH. 3BR/I1BA, hardwood Iloors,
washer/dryer, garage, fenced yard Walk
to Beach. $1350/mo.- secunty. 219-9237
HOUSE FOR RENT
Available immedialelyl 3BR/2BA home in
beautiful Fiddler's Marsh in Ponte Vedra.
Fully carpeted thru-out. Top school
district. Includes tennis & pool with short
run to beach. $1295/mo plus deposit,
references required. Call Days 403-9297
or 502-2840, Evenings 285-8325
BEACHES PALMS At March Landing
3BR/2BA, all new, hardwood & tile. Up-
graded kitchen, fireplace, washer/dryer in-
cluded. $1350/mo.t dep Call 759-3140
to view.
GREAT OCEAN VIEW
1BR w/study, large balcony facing beach,
wood floors, W/D. 2224 Ocean Dnve
South. $900/mo. (904)993-2555.
www BeachesApartments.com


JAX BEACH 2BR/1 5BA, spacious town-
house, 1 block lo beach immaculate,
Seshly pate and new carpet. $975/mo.

JAX BEACH. 2BR Apartment, near
Ocean. CH&A. WDHU, no pets.
$795/mo.+ $400/dep. 246-3130.
ATLANTIC BEACHIMAYPORT COURT-
YARDS. 1803 Challenger Court West
2BR/2BA, vaulted ceilings, loft, private
courtyard, tile, great shape Year lease.
No pets. $895/mo. 631-3583.


LOVE THE BEACH!
Sawgrass, efficiency, fumished,
Short term rental. 242-0411.


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,JAX BEACH 1116 1st STREET South.
2BR/1BA, CH&A, washer/dryer. $895/mo.
821-9751,803-3099.
JAX BEACH, 4 blocks from ocean.
2BR/1BA, CH&A $700/mo plus deposit
514-4229 Owner/broker.
STEPS TO BEACH
2BR/1BA. 700sf, 1026 North 1st Street.
No WDHU. $750/mo 280-7776.


MAGNIFICENT WATER view, 1BR condo,
The Palms at Marsh Landing. Completely
renovated, new appliances, many ameni-
ties, pool, tennis, gym, cinema, tanning
$975/mo. Avail. now. 349-3434
JAX BEACH, 1BR, upper, 1 block ocean,
$695 + $300 deposit; water included, mili-
tary discount, small pets ok, 123-D 18th
Ave. North 708-0731.
JAX BCH;2 blocks from ocean, 2BR/2BA,
upper, carpet, ceramic tile, WDHU, front
porch. $985/mo. TDO Management Serv-
ices. 246-1125.


OCEANFRONT 2BR/1.5BA Lovely Town-
home. Bamboo floors, granite counter-
tops, stainless appliances. Community
pool, 2 Oceanlront balconies. No pets.
$2000/mo. 2233 Seminole Rd #19, At-
lantic Beach. 246-2797.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 1 Block'from Ocean.
Small 1BR/1BA, some utilities included,
$600/mo.+ dep. Call after 3pm, 514-4229.
Owner/broker.
OCEAN 2-BLOCKS. 2BR/1BA, $950/mo.
215 8th Ave. North, J.B. 241-8269.

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S5BR/3.5BA,fabuloushome, 3 car garage, garage. $1600/mo. screened porch and fireplace.
fenced backyard, screened porch. Dolphin Blvd PV 3BR/2BA, home has $1100/m.
$2950/mo. hom garage, fenced yard, new carpet, fresh paint. /M P
Sawgrass P.C. PV 3BR/2.5BA, home 1400/mo. Ocean inks PV 2BR/2BA, condo has
Shas screened in pool, den' or office, 36th Avenue S. JB 2BR/2BA, duplex garage, fireplace, porch, golf course views.
hardwood floors. $2500/mo. w/screened porch, fenced yaad, garage, vaulted $1200/mo.
Marsh View SPV 4BR/4BA, end unit ceilings. $1400/mo. a C Villas PV
Sw/elevator, 2800 SF, beach access, Innlet Beach PV 2BR/2BA, home on .2R/n dfoorw/arag e$1100/mo
attached garage. $2200/mo. lagoon, screened porch, fresh paint, new tile 2BR/2BA, 2ndfloorw/garaged. $.1/mol s
Summerfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious & carpet, 2 car garage. $1295/mo. 3BR/2BA, 3rd floor, vaulted ceilings, tile
home in walking distance to schools & Furnished Homes floors, upgrades thru-out. $1295/mo.
1 beach. $2000/mo. Ocean Grande SPV 3BR/3BA. Condo, Palms at Marsh Landing JB
I 38 17th Street AB 3BR/2.5BA, three luxuriously furnished, screened porch, across 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/garage.
o story townhome, newly renovated, 1/2 from ocean. $3000/mo. $1050/mo.
block to bch, garage. $1800/mo. Intracoastal West 3BR/2BA 2nd floor to end unit
Quail Point PV 3BR/3BA. Home has Point Meadows -Gate Pkwy 2BR/2BA, 4th ed c f la $1350/mo
Screened porch, decks, wood floors, golf floor condo, elevator, great condition, screened scren firep 0 .
S course views. $1750/mo. porch. $950/mo. 922 e" Street S J 2BR/2BA, ground
S132 1' Ave S. JB 3BR/3.5BA, Three Avant Kernan 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor condo, floor,' attached garage, porch, newer
Story townhouse w/garage, many all appliances, great amenities. $995/mo. building. $1800/mo.
Balconies. $1650/mo. Unfurnished Condos
Solano Cay- PV 3BR/2.5BA, Two story Summerhouse- PV
home, new carpet, two car garage, fresh Newly renovated, new carpet, baths, kitchen, RE/MAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE
Spamt, fireplace, screened porch. $1600/mo. tile and great amenities. Shannon Smith
SSawgass -PV 3BR/2BA, spacious home 1BR/1BA, Villa $1000/mo (904) 285-5640
w/two car garage, fireplace, recently 2BR/2BA, ground floor. $1175/mo. www.rentthebeaches.com
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PONTE VEDRA 2BR/2BA, 1-car, lake
view, beach access & furnished.
$235,000. 333-2809. : .
PV, SUMMER House, 2BR/2BA on golf-
course. Fireplace, all new rehab, gated, 5-
star, beach access. Best price at $199K.
(904)226-4412, (904)354-5910.
EAST OF A1A, 2/2 Townhome. Wood
floors, fireplace, new roof, jacuzzi tub.
Two blocks to ocean. Reduced to sell
$359,900. Owner/ realtor 246-3748, 993-
7772.
3BR/2BA, BEAUTIFUL condo in South
Jax Beach, Villas at Marsh Landing, 2nd
floor, beautiful marsh view, carpet in very
good condition, all appliances stay, lots of
closet room for storage. Only $249,000.
(904)613-8507.
VALENCIA CONDO, Jax Beach/ PVB,
new construction, 2BR/2BA, concierge,
spa, pool. San Marco style. See at
www.valenciacondos.com. Asking
$409,900. Call (904)827-0446.
PVB GRAND CAY CONDO
3BR/2BA many upgrades, tile, stainless
appliances, plantation shutters, garage
w/office, club house, pool and fitness cen-
ter. 'Asking $289,000. 280-5170,
616-5274.
JAX BEACH. Newer 2BR/2BA. Many up-
grades. 1200sf. 9ft ceilings w/fans, walk-in
closet, kitchen appliances, washer/dryer,
terrace, garage. Security system. FSBO.
$225,500. 246-8775.
MARSH COVE, PVB. 2BR/2.5BA. 804
Marsh Cove Place. $235,000 OBO.
(904)631-1245.
PV, SUMMER' House, 1BR/1BA, beach-
side cottage, end unit, fireplace. All new
rehab, gated, 5-star, beach access.
Best price at $215K. (904)226-4412,
(904)354-5910.


ATLANTIC BEACH townhouse, 2133
Seminole Rd: #2. 3BR/2.5BA, 1/2 block to
beach. W/D, dishwasher, microwave, fire-
place, CH&A, 3 car parking, decks on
each level. $1550/mo. 673-7863.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse.
2BR1BA, ceramic tile throughout, great
location. 64 5th Street West. $900/mo.
465-2163.
PVB SAWGRASS Country Club 2/2 +
den, water to golf view $1850/mo. Call
Susan. (904)514-7150.
SOUTH JAX BEACH
37 Sandra Drive 3BR/1.5BA, garage,
fenced. $1175/mo. +$575/dep. Includes
lawn service. Broker/ Owner, 249-8766.
Call any day.
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE, ceramic tile
floors, CH&A, laundry room, patio, fenced
yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets, $950 deposit,
900/mo. 2104 Bay Rd. Neptune Bch.,
993-1114 or 270-1284.
NEPTUNE BEACH, walk to Ocean,
3BR/2BA, 1400sf., new carpet, garage,
storage shed, LR, DR, eat-in-kitchen, lawn
service. $1300/mo. TDO Management
Services. 246-1125.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA Town-
home. 2-Car garage, Silver Lakes
community. Washer/Dryer. $1500/mo.
716-0046.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhome (5 blks to
bch) near Town Center, 3BR/3.5BA, W/D,
pets ok, $1350/mo. 904-403-7069.
WEST BEACHES, 3BR/2BA, 2car garage,
WDHU, eat-in-kitchen, 1500sf., large
fenced yard. $1250/mo. TDO Mgmt. Svc.
246-1125.
INTRACOASTAL WEST- 3BR/2BA home
in Villages of Pablol Comm. pool, tennis &
morel $1200/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.


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JAX BEACH
6 Blocks To Beach, 3BR/1.5BA, hardwood
floors, real nice; $1250/mo with referen-
ces. (904)993-6448.
2BR/2BA townhouse w/den. Energy effi-
cient, LR, DR & kit. Skylights, deck, CH/A,
WDHU, new carpet & tile, Corian counter-
tops. $1000/mo, .$700/dep. No pets, 102
Poinsettia St., Atl Bch. 241-2624.


ATL BCH, 2BR/1BA, kitchen equipped,
WDHU, 1000sf., large fenced yard,
$925/mo. TDO Management Services.
246-112&.
ATLANTIC BEACH
3BR/2BA w/large master, fireplace, hard-
wood floors, washer/ dryer, small pet ok
$1200/mo. 651-6748, 651-5583.


ATLANTIC BCH/ MAYPORT- 2BR/1BA, ATLANTIC BEACH. 330 1st St. Newly
4-plex apt. $600/mo. +deposit. 91 Stanley Remodeled 4BR/3BA. 2-blocks to Ocean
Rd. (904)294-8054. & Town Center. $1850/mo. 249-0767,
S- 318-0044.


AT ILANIC BtEACH;, 1651 Coquina Place.
Private, 1BR, 1/2 block to Ocean. Large
deck/yard, new carpet/tile floors. No
pets. $750/mo. Credit check. No
washer/dryer. (904)803-3072.
ATLANTIC BCH Mayport Townhouse
2BR2BA, completely refurbished, ceramic
tile, new carpet, new paint, screened
porch, WDHU, no pets, no smoking, credit
check/ references required. $775/mo. +
deposit. 247-5393.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 2 Blocks to
OCEAN, CH&A, $825/mo. 407 South 2nd
Street. 616-2871.
OCEANFRONT. 3BR/2BA condo in S. Jax
Bch. Great views! New kitchen, washer/
dryer & morel Club pool. $1950/mo. All
South Realty. 241-4141.
OCEANVIEW. 1BR/1BA. $625/mo. +utilit-
ies. Call (904)982-4629.
GRAND CAY
Lovely 3BR/2BA Condo, overlooking park.
French doors, stainless appliances, wash-
er/dryer, Plantation shutters, fireplace.
$1375/mo. Available March 1st. 280-5170,
616-5274.
ATLANTIC BEACH. Studio just steps to
ocean! Convenient to shops, restaurants!
$675/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.

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NEPTUNE BEACH- Charming 2BR/1BA
home just 4 blocks from ocean Enclosed
porch, laundry & morel $995/mo. All South
Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH/ Oak Harbor,
3BR/2BA, 1247 Sunapee Ave. $1100/mo.
241-2261.


BEACHES
ATLANTIC BEACH
DEERFIELD LAKES Condo, 2/1, no pets,
$650/mo.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
The Palms, 2/2 condo, approx. 1200sf,
.beautiful, great amenities, avail now.
$1150/mo.
PONTEVEDRA
Summerhouse 2/2 condo. gated comm.
lots ol amenities Avail now $995'mo
ICW
SAN PABLO CREEK
3/2 w/ bonus room, covered screened pa-
tio, fenced yard w/ irrigation syst.
$1225/mo. '
SUTTON LAKES
4/2, 2 car garage; large home. $1150/mo.
ARBOR POINT
Lg 3/2, lots of tile & Pergo ;wood floors,
$1095/mo.
ASHLEY WOODS
4/2, 2 car gar., Ig yard, avail. 2/10/06,
$1400/mo.

4/3 w/ bonus room, avail, now.
$1490/mo.
WINDSOR CHASE
Lg 4/2, 2 car gar., comm. pool, near
schools, $1595/mo.
SS- IRONWOOD
Executive home, brand. new, 2600sf,
4/2.5, gated comm., $2200/mo.
ARLINGTON
FOREST HILLS
Lawn Tennis Lane, nice, open 3/2, 2 car
gar. avail now. $1050/m6.
MERRILL PINES
(2) Brand new 3/2 condo, '00osf..
$9951mq
NORTH JACKSONVILLE
ROLLING RIVER ESTATES
New construction- 3/2. 2 car garage.,
1558si $975/mo avail. now. 11718 Deep
Springs Dr.
VICTORIA LAKES
3/2. 2 car gar. less Inan 2 yrs old, oIl Yel-
low Bluff Rd. (Dames Pt area) Avail. now.
$1150/mo
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.

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107 Wdlow Pond Ponte Vedra: 2/2
1702 Villas of Mar/h Landing Jax Beach 3/2
403 Tournament Road Ponte Vedra/Fairfield 2/2
126 La Pasada Cir. N. Ponte Vedra 3/2.5
S165 Cabrillo Lane Ponme Vedra 3/2
16 Tarpon Drive Ponte Vedra 3/2
47 Players Club Villa Ponte Vedra/TPC 2/2
63 Tifion Co'e North Ponte Vedra/Sawgra, CC 3/2
110 Nautilus Wa. Ponle Vedra/TPC 3/2
134 Willow Pond Ponte Vedra/SaA grass 3/3
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42 Northgate Ponie Vedra/Sagrass CC 3/2
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3313 Lighthouie Pointe Lane Jax Beach 3/3
2001 Windjammer Ln South Ponte Vedra 3/3.5 +ofc
211 Mira Vista Atlanic Beach 3/2
543 Runttle Dnye Ponle Vedra 3/2
529 Sunset Dnve Ponle Vedra 3/2.5
113 Lake Julia Dnse North Ponte Vedra/Sasgrais CC 3/3 + loft
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703 The Landmark Jax Beach 3/2
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$1400 The Colony Ponte Vedra 2/2 1100
$1500/wk 2503 SPonteVedra(SPECIALRATE) S. Ponte Vedra' 4/2.5 2100
$1600/wk The Retreat Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront 2/2 1600
$2000 318 Deer Run Sawgrass/Country Club 3/3 2200
$2000 Vista Del Mar Jax Beach/Oceanside 3/2 1700
$240/mo 171 Ave. North w/pool Jax Beach 3/1.5 1500
$2500 562 Ponle Vedra Bl\d Ponte Vedra 3/1.5 1700
$2500 22 Carriage Lane /pool Sawgrass/Country Club 2/2 1800.
$2I500/wk The Acquilus 1 Jax Beach/Oceanfront 3/3 2000
$2500/k '728 Oceanfront Nept. Bch/Oceanfront 3/2.5 wfnIariein 2600
$2700/A k 2824 Coastal Hwy Vilano Beach/Oceanfront 6/4 -'-)000
$2900/mo zItmC1.ic.uLlHxi SPECAl RAEl Vilano Beach/Oceanfront 3/2 000
$2900/mo 14 Bay HilU Coun Ponte Vedra/Fairfield 3/2.5 1800
$3200 16 Walkers Ridge Sawgrass/Country Club 4/3.5 2200
$3400 703 The Landmark Jax Beach : 3/2 1829
$3500 163 Sea Hammock Old Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront 22 + den 1800
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PONTE VEDRA. Nice 3BR/2BA, WDHU,
fenced yard, garage, $1275/mo.
280-5142.
JAX BEACH. 3BR/2BA, wood floors, im-
maculate. 321 9th St. North. $1399/mo.
534-2120.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, pets OK. Fenced
yard. $1490/mo. 237-7198, 607-9332.
S. JAX BCH 3BR, SHORT walk to ocean,
convenient location, hot tub, private lot.
$1475/mo; 568-8700.
PONTE VEDRA- 3BR/2BA home on quiet
cul-de-sac in Dolphin Cove! Lg. lot, ga-
rage & morel $1050/mo. All South Realty,
241-4141.


ATLANTIC BCH 3BR/2BA, sparkling
clean, CH&A, ceramic tile, new carpet,
new paint, 2-car garage, WDHU, no pets,
no smoking, credit check/ references
required. $1175/mo + deposit 247-5393.
LARGE HOUSE. 3-4 Bedrooms, 30ft to
Ocean: Partially furnished, no dogs,
$2500/mo. water included. (904)249-3419,
(904)463-0222.
WEST BEACHES, 12303 Broad: Wing Dr.
4BR/2BA, executive brick home.
$1400/mo. VIP Realty 962-6190.
PONTE VEDRA, east of A1A, 1 mile to
PVC, 4/3/2 + bonus, 3800sf, pool, fence,
$3500/mo., 707-7000.
INTRACOASTAL WEST- 3BR/2BA home
w/garage on quiel cul-de-sac. $1150/mo.
All South Realty, 241-4141.
526 13TH Ave S., Jax Bch, 3BR/2BA
+2car garage. $1,500/mo. (215)219-0015
or 904-631-7833.
JAX BEACH: Beautiful, 4BR/3.5BA, 2-car
garage, granite, 2800sf, $1999/mo.
496 upper th Ave. South. 534-2120.
ATLANTIC BEACH/ Seaspray, 3BR/2BA,
corner lot w/fence, new tile, 'fireplace,
$1350/mo. +dep. 280-1994.
JAX BEACH North Clean 3BR'2BA.
2-car garage, fenced yard, carpet, ceramic
tile Holly Drive Ouiel neighborhood
$1250tmo.+ deposit 614-5278.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, excellent
condition CH&A, WDHU. $1150/mo 333
Sargo Rd. 219-6817.
JAX BEACH 3BR/1BA CH&A WDHU, lire-
place, no dogs.. Very, nice neighborhood.
1539 Bentin Dnve South. $1150/mo0
$1000/dep. 249-3214 or 945-3303.
VILLAGES OF PABLO 3BR/2BA, CH&A.
elnced yard, kilchen-equlppea, screened
porch, fireplace, community club.
$1200/mo. No cals. no smoking
221-5833, (407)290-3222.
PONTE VEDRA 1 block liom ocean,.
ocean breezes, 4/3/2, 3 months lor 18
month lease, $2500/mo. Available 3/1
285-2808
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse, 2025
Seminole Rd 2BR/2BA, 1/2 block to
Ocean Loft office, cathedral ceiling, great
deck, garage, washer/dryer $1450/mo
813-2430 246-5520.
FIREPLACE. 3BR/1.5BA, fenced yard. 4
Blocks to.Ocean. $1250/mo. 662-2648.


JAX BEACH. Steps to Sand, on 1st St.
3BR/2BA, washer/dryer, large balcony.
1400sf" Greal location $1550/mo +dep
537-5071, 881-4730


PVB SUMMERHOUSE, 1BR/1BA Fire-
place, washer/dryer. All new. $900/mo
534-4060
DELIGHTFUL 2BR/1 5BA Townhome. At-
tractive decor, fireplace, WDHU, play-
ground, pool. No smoking/pets. $750/mo,
secunty. Background check. 241-8706.
S463-8030.
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA- Atlantic Blvd @
the Intracoaslal Waterway, 3/4BR. 3.5BA.
approx. 2700sf. w/marlna view. Resort
style living, live among millionaires
$2500/mo. includes 1 car garage, water,
sewan cable, .poql, spa. club house.
neallclub, MaiRna'Walk.-gated confuni
y valater.-Marsh and manna views .
Available May '06. 40' boat slip also
available. Call now 463-2845
PVB CONDO- 1BR/1BA, 5 star amenities,
new carpet & appliances. $950/mo Call
Liz 859-1503.
SUMMERHOUSE CONDOS, 1BR/1BA.
fireplace, pool, porter service $850/mo.
Call (904)827-0446.
OCEANFRONT- JAX Bch. 2/2, furnished,
beauhful views. 51h Floor. $1700/mo. 1mo
minimum. 571-6678.
SAWGRASS COUNTRY Club. 2BR/2BA.
, No smoking. no pets $1450/mo
285-6383.
PONTE VEDRA 2BR/2BA condo. com-
pletely renovated, top Iloor w/golf course
view, long or short term lease, tumished
or unlumished, near Sawgrass & Goll
course. Amenities included Call
(904)710-3452.
OCEAN FRONT (Ocean 14) beautifully
renovated, furnished. 3BR/2BA w/storage
unit. $2495/mo. (904)571-3877.
PALMS AT MARSH LANDING
Gated, resort living, work out room. pools,
large 2BR/2BA, w/washer dryer, like new.
7-12 month lease. $995/mo. Owner Agent,
993-3803 and 993-5853.
SUMMER HOUSE, PVB, 1BR/1BA w/5
star amenities, washer dryer included
golf side $900/mo. Call (904)318-1880.


LIKE NEW 2BR/tBA Condo w.'ocean
view, 1.5 blocks to ocean, Jax Beach.
$1000/mo. 904-537-4732.
2-STORY Townhome, balcony, fireplace.
washer/dryer, dishwasher. CH&A, ceramic
tile, Berber. 2BR/2.5BA. $1395/mo,
(904)333-8462.
NEW CONDO, Orange Parkl Washer/
Dryer, cable. $825/mo. (916)622-3754.
Olga.
THE RESERVE. Point Meadows
2BR/2BA, Gated. Pool. Spa, Filness
Center. $1000/mo. 260-1961.
PV CONDO, 2BR/2BA, screen room, lake
view, pool, tennis. $1100/mo. 234-4939

1ST MONTH FREE!
A Beach 2BR.2BA Condo, 2nd floor. Gal.
ed community. Fireplace, washer/dryer,
garage, hot-tub, pool, gym.: Marshview.
MINUTES TO OCEAN AND rTPC.
$1200/mo. (904)874-4714,

PVB- GRAND Cay, 2/2. W/D, galed, gym.
pool $1050/mo 285-9324.
ATLANTIC BEACH, Mira-Vista, brand
new, 2700sl, top Iloor of 3 story, over-
looking Intracoastal. 3BR/3.5BA w/den
$33007mo. Boal slip for additional $600
(636)530-9858 immins@aol com


PALMS @ Marshlanding- 2BR/2BA, luxu-
ry condo, gated community, minutes from
beach, $1175/mo Available now! Call
838-1565


OCEANVIEW 1BR furnished condo, near
First Street Grill. Pool. $850/mo.+ 1mo
deposit; 247-8916 after 6pm.
BOATER'S DREAM, 2BR/2.5BA, water-
front townhouse at the Moorings, Jax Bch.
Newly :renovated,new appliances, washer/
dryer. $1600/mo. Includes 50 ft boatslip.
Call (904)424-6572.
OCEAN FRONT 3BR/2BA condo, avail
4/1, 219-2481.
OCEANFRONT. 1BR/1BA. 811 South
1st Street, Jacksonville Beach, 2nd floor.
WDHU, pool, newly remodeled, & beauti-
ful. Everything new, including appliances,
solid surface counters, & cabinets.
$1299/mo. Furnished, $1499/mo. Call for
appointment,' 463-1036.
MARSH COVE, PVB. 2BR/2.5BA. 804
Marsh Cove Place. $1050/mo. +deposit.
(904)631-1245.
PONTE VEDRA, a spacious 2BR/2BA
coier unit, washer/ dryer w/fireplace,
$1175/mo., 635-6375.
PVB OCEAN GROVE SPECIAL
28R/2BA, $1050/mo. Beautiful. Fireplace,
vaulted ceilings, newly renovated. Many
amenities. Available now. Realty Execu-
tives, 273-3939 610-6460.


JAX BEACH. 1000sl including kitchen.
$1000/mo tax and CAM 608-6426



JAX BEACH recall office space 1550sl. +.
3rd Street visibility 246 0576.
UPSCALE EXECUTIVE Offices lor lease
in beautiful Jax Bch. Fully lurished,
amenities include wireless high speed in-
lerner. use ol fully furnished conference
room & kitchen. $700'mo w/ 2yr lease
$750,mo w/ lyr lease. 242-9195.


JAX BEACH building for lease w/office
Multipurpose use Near public boat ramp,
1800sf $1500/mo. For details. 249-3214.
343-1919., .
ATLANTIC BEACH. Free standing office,
commercial; real building, shop, commer-
cial lot & warehouse space Starting at
$500/mo Free renl. (904)514-1090.


FREE CATSI Male, declawed, long hair.
Female, young spayed, while w/ grey
spols 2702410
FREE TO loving home Female Chocolate
Point Siamese, very sweel, 3 yrs old.
249-0767.


CAT IN need of good home. Adult male,
shon hair English declawed Iront & back.
all shots, nuelered Very friendly & social.
Contact Micneile (904)477-6668.
FOR ADOPTION female Wiemeriener,
very sweet, well trained, 8yrs old Must
Find loving home. 234-6453
2 DOGS, 1 silver Cocker Spaniel & 1
mixed Lab. Free to good homes. 891-
0698.
WHAT KIND of training are you looking
for? We are now offering Puppy 101 and
Basic obedience classes, plus all levels of
Agility CGC classes are (Free). Near
Craig Air Field call us @ Actions Dog
Training -Day & Nght Center. 642-1782:



WHITE BRINDLE Bull Pup. white female,
$250. Black-Lab puppy, male, 8 wks old,
$300. (904)535-0339.


2 LOVEABLE Ferrets to good home.
9mos old. $100 incl. small cage. 476-
5280.


HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.
LOST CAT! Gray Tabby, green eyes, Sea-
gate Forest area. 241-1886.



4 ADOPTION
Happily married couples who have been
trying to adopt both white and bi-racial ba-
bies have much love, happiness & devo-
tion to share. By letting them help make
this difficult time easier for you, you will be
making their dreams come true. If you are
considering adoption, please call our attor-
ney for more information regarding her pri-
vate' (no agency) and compassionate
adoption services. Emotional, medical and
living expenses provided if necessary.
Contact Carolyn Wagner, Attorney,
(904)632-1840 (Jax) FB#0642355.
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PONTE VEDRA. Walk To Beach. Furnish-
ed 1BR/1BA, water-to-golf view, pool,
tennis. $1250/mo. includes utilities.
608-0962.
BEACHES, NEAR JTB, 1BR/1BA, appli-
ances, W/D, all amenities, pool. $875/mo.
781-3429.
GATED CONDO, 3BR/2BA. JTB/Hodges,
all amenities, washer/dryer, fireplace,
garage. $1250/mo. 382-7606.
NEPTUNE BEACH. 2BR/2.5BA Town-
home, fireplace, fenced yard, garage,
WDHU, community pool. $1250/mo,
571-5517.
BRAND NEW! 1BR/iBA, luxury condo,
lyr. lease. $825/mo. (916)622-3754.
WILLIAMS WALK CONDO
New & Lovely. 2BR/2BA
$1150/mo. (904)565-9919

WATERFRONT; LUXURIOUS 3BR/3BA
w/office, 2700sf. condo. Located on Inter-
coastal. in new Mira Vista development.
Lots of amenities. Available with or without
boatslip. For details, call 398-9080 x211.
JAX BEACH, awesome ocean front con-
do. 6th floor, 3BR/2BA, all appliances,
lile, pool, no pets, no roommates,
$1700/mo., (727)686-1708.
OCEANFRONT, LAS BRISAS.. 2BR/2BA
luxurious condo at Jax Beach. Furnished
or unfurnished. $1750/mo. Call 465-4101.
PV CONDO, 2BR/2BA, screen room, lake
view, pool, tennis. $1100/mo. 234-4939.


ATLANTIC BEACH. Beautifully furnished
3BR/2BA, 2-car garage. Walk to.Ocean,
$1850/mo. 607-4401.
OCEANFRONT. I Bedroom. Weekly or
monthly. Pool. (904)463-7343.
,OCEANFRONT CONDOS & Beach
homes. Weekly/monthly. Visit us at:
jaxbeachrental.com or 535-3911 or
535-3828.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes 8 condos! From $500 per
weekly All Souih Realty. 241-4141

OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR,4BA, Ieekly, monthly, yearly. Call
904 249.8269
S. JAX Bcr. 2BR. lully lurnished, ocean-
front condo Monthly, Weekly 241-0267.
www.rentjacksonvllebeach.com
2BR/2BA CONDOS. Beaulilully lurnished.
Prime beaches locallons. Snon term or
yearly 887-5005

OCEAN PARK SUITES
Luxury lurnisned 1 & 2 Bedroom Suites
High Ouaiiry King Beds.
Equipped Kitchens.
2nd Street & 5th Ave. South
www.oceanparksuites.com
(904)318-00441249-0767.


ROOMMATE TO Share 3BR/2BA house
in Allantc Beach. $375/mo 1/2 utilities.
Conlaci 249.4646
REGENCY AREA Bedroom available.
3BR/1.5BA home. Fenced yard. $400/mo
333-2066.
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA- Atlantic Blvd @
the Intracoaslal Waterway. 3/dBR, 3.5BA,
approx 2700sf Reson style living live
Among millionaires! Looking for 2 room-
mates. $800 ea per month, includes all
utilities, cable, pool, spa. nealth club,
Marina Walk, gated community wtwater.
marsh and'marina views. Available May
'06, 40' Doal slip also available. Call now
463-2845.
CHRISTIAN SEEKING ROOMMATE. At-
lantic Beach $400/mo +1/3 utilities Avail-
able immediately Jonanthan 866 6937



MAYPORT AREA (ori of Assisi) furnish-
ed, deposit. $110/week, 372-4265


BL 02/01/06


AUCTION NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the
"Sell Storage Facility Act" Florioa Statutes
Section 1, Part IV ol Chapter 83. Laws ol
Flonda 1982; the personal property con-
sistng ol clothing, personal items and
household goods of:
Yolanda M. Macon, Jacksonville Beacn,
A092, 10x10, fumiture, misc. boxes
Christopher J. Krzesniak, Allannic Beach.
B247. 5x5. misc. boxes, lawn mower, lui-
nilure, microwave, television.
- Annette B. Williams, Atlantic Beach. B18-4,
5x10. misc boxes, washer, furniture
SJacki Martin. Allantic Beach, C309. 10x15,
misc. boxes, furniture
SLorraine Davison. USS JFK, D437. 10x20,
refrigerator, washer, dryer, misc. boxes,
misc umrniture.
Rhonda J. Bray, Allantic Beach. D406,
5x5, misc. boxes.
Herbanicks Conlracling. Jacksonville
Beach, D496, 10x20, toots, misc boxes.
Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
10.00 AM. Saturday, February 11. 2006 to
satisfy lien(s) for past due rent(s) cost and
lees Disposition will take place at. Pan
Am Mini Storage, 2383 Mayport Rd., Al-
lantic Beach, FL 32233. Pan Am Mini
Storage reserves the right to reject any
and all bids and establish minimum bids to'
compensate lor all costs.
BL 1/25, 2/1/06


NOTICE OF
PUBLIC HEARINGS
CITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH
Notice is hereby given the City Commis-
sion of Atlantic Beach, Florida will hold a
Public Heanng in City Hall, 800 Seminole
Road. at 7"15 pm. on Monday, February
13, 2006 for the purpose of heanng and
considering the views of the public con-
ceming the following proposed ordinance
ORDINANCE NO. 5-06-45
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF AT-
LANTIC BEACH, FLORIDA. AMENDING
CHAPTER 2, ADMINISTRATION. ARTI-
CLE II, CITY COMMISSION, SEC 2-20,,
SALARY OF MEMBERS, AND PROVID-
ING AN EFFECTIVE DATE
The full text ol the above ordinance is
available for public inspection in the office
of the City Clerk.
All persons interested are notified to be
present at the lime and place lisled above
and they shall be heard. II any person de-
cides to appeal any decision at any meet-
ing or heanng, he will need a record ol the
proceedings, and for such purpose he
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
shall include the testimony and evidence
upon which appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disaollitres Act. persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in these
proceedings should contact the City
Cler's office at 247-5809. or at City Hall.
800 Seminole Road.


BL 1/27/06


PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
Notice is hereby given that a regular meet-
ing ol the City Council of the City ol Nep-
tune Beach. Flonda. will be held on Mon-
day, February 6, 2006, at 7:00 p.m., in
the City Hall Council Chambers, 116 First
Street. Neptune Beach. Flonda.

RT HLPIWNTt


J.P. Guameri Jim Jordan
Assistant Golf Professionals
TPC at Sawgrass


HUNT ELK, red stag, whitetail, buffalo.
Season opens 3/31/06. Guaranteed hunt-
ing license, $5.00- trophy in two days. No
game/no pay policy. Days (314)209-9800-
evenings. (314)293-0610.



IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
e-mail: classified@beachesleader.com



ACCIDENT, INJURED? All personal in-
jury. Wrongful death, Auto, Motorcycle,
Truck, Premise/ Produce, Animal bites,
Slip and fall, Pedestrian. A-A-A Attorney
Referral Service (800)733-5342- 24 hours.
DIVORCE $275-$350. Covers children,
etc. Only one signature required! Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays (800)462-2000
ext.600. (8am-7pm) Alta Divorce, LLC.
Established' 1977.
DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE Uncon-
tested divorce papers. Without Kids (while
you wait) With kids (a little longer) Since
1981/ by appt. only (904)641-2187.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE:
Beach Body Towing Co., Inc. gives
Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to
sell these vehicles on February 22, 2006,
9:00 am at 922 7th Ave S., Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250-4208, pursuant to sub-
section 713.78 of the Florida Statutes.
Beach Body Towing Co., Inc. reserves the
right to accept or reject any and/or all bids.
Cash only, day of sale. No titles, warran-
ties or guarantee of titles.
1B7KE36Z9KS169281 1989 DODGE
1FAPP6041 NH117942 1992 FORD
1G6CD5158J4324741 1988 CADILLAC
1GCEG25D5E7206891 1984 CHEVRO-
LET
1MEBM58U6HA615254 1987 MERCURY
2G1AN69H7E9256174 1984 CHEVRO-
LET
2L69Y8P153433 1978 PONTIAC
4A3CF34B5PE094427 1993 MITSUBISHI
4T1BG22K9WU855808 1998 TOYOTA
JHMCA5633KC073324 1989 HONDA
JHMEC1318HS025718 1987 HONDA
JM1 EC4326P0201509 1993 MAZDA
JT2ST64C3G7007395 1986 TOYOTA


Caddie Master

is looking for service
oriented Caddies to
work at a premier
facility in Ponte Vedra
Beach. Golf knowledge
is required. Year-round
part-time and full-time
positions available.
$400-$700 per week.
Also interviewing for
management positions.
Please call
(904) 346-1184.




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SunTrust has a great opportunity for sales
minded people to join our organization.

Financial Sales Representative
In-Store Harris Teeter
Ponte Vedra

If you have banking and sales experience,
please send your resume to: .
carla.rowley@suntrut.com or fax
(904)732-4689. Drug-free Workplace
and Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.


SuTRiusr


Brent Baudier
Director of Food & Beverage
TPC at Sawgrass


Ponte Vedra Beach
RentalProperty

TPC Sawgrass Home
Oakbridge 3/2/family rm,
1800 SF, now available
$1,500.00

Dolphin Cove Home
3/2 newly remodeled
Now available $1,200.00
Please Contact:
M& Management Company
904-923-6680


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The Beach Locals Know
Winter is the A

Best Time

to K
.Livatlthe -iM.h!- .

No Crowds...

Cooler Weather...

Great Night Life

Affordable Beach Living
1,2 & 3BR. Apts.&Townhomes
Walk to Ocean, Schools & Shopping
Clubhouse, 3 Pools, Balconies .


Iburalnt

PlayersClub








THE PLAYERS Championship Staff

The Tournament Players Club at
Sawgrass will be hiring an energetic staff to
work with the Merchandise and Food &
Beverage teams during the 2006 PLAYERS
Championship. Staff will receive monetary
compensation and may qualify for
complementary rounds of golf depending on
the number of shifts worked during the week
of THE PLAYERS Championship.
Please apply in person or call for

application. Contact the Professional Staff in
the Golf Shop for Merchandise at
(904) 273-3430 or Brent Baudier in the Food
& Beverage Department at (904) 273-3244


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If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the City Council with respect to
any matter considered at any meeting,
such person may need a record of the
proceedings, and, for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
In accordance with the Americans With
Disabilities Act and Section 286,26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to participate
in this meeting should contact the City
Clerk's Office no later than 5:00 P.M., the
day of the meeting.
Lisa Volpe, CMC
City Clerk
BL 2/1/06





?HABLAR ESPANOL?
LEARN TO SPEAK SPANISH
Private Spanish lessons offered by an
experienced teacher from Spain. All levels
taught. Fast and efficient method. Classes
are fun and creative. Also available is a
crash course for travelers who want to
improve their language skills. Translation
services available. Call (904)651-3053.
EARN DEGREE online from home. Medi-
cal, Business, Paralegal, Computers. Job
placement assistance. Computer & finan-
cial aid if qualify. (866)858-2121. www.on-
linetidewatertech.com



CHILD CARE Teacher. Accredited center
links to literacy program. CDA preferred.
Starting, $10/hr. Come join our team!
Beaches Academy, 1725 Penman Rd.
246-3885.
MUST LOVE DOGS. Dog walker/bather,
kennel cleaner, 20/hrs/wk. Some early
am, late. pm, & weekend hrs; required.
Apply in person San Pablo Anim. Hosp.
13185 Atl. Blvd. 221-6783

DELIVERY DRIVERS Needed. Beaches'
only. $15-$20+ per hour. Need reliable
car and clean driving record. 247-FOOD..
GOAUPAIR SEEKS local representative
to advise and assist international young
adults in cultural exchange childcare pro-
gram. P/T; work from home. Email resume
to: 2blar@goaupair.com

DRIVERS NEEDED
Atlantic Beach van/ minibus dealership.
Clean driving record; abstract required.
Local and/ or long distance runs. CDL pre-
ferred, but will Irain Ex- school/limo driv-
ers welcome InqUire: 58 West 9th Street.
241-6004
JANITORIAL PERSON Evenings 8-11pm
Monday-Saturday. Call Judy, .220-0088.

GREENFROG PEST PREVENTION
Administrative Secretary. Data entry &
computer experience Minimum 25 wpm.
Good telephone skills, customer friendly,
organizational skills Apply Monday-Fri-
day. 9am-4pm 159 19th Street North, Jax
Beach

SHAMPOO ASSISTANT needed for busy
Beaches salon FTiPI 4l days per week no
weekends. Call 246-3114
RECEPTIONIST NEEDED. evenings and
Saturday. Apply within George Moore
Chevrolet 711 Beach Blid, JB Ask lor
Ginger 249-8282.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


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FTHEP WATE 5gi


FHEP ANTD 5o


DRIVER, LIGHT delivery for. Veteran's SKIDSTEERS, TRUCK Drivers, Equip-
charity. Own vehicle, cash paid daily. ment Operators & Mechanic. Please call
1-(800)969-8387. 519-1221.


HAIRSTYLISTS
GREAT Clips in Neptune Beach is hiring
full & part time, flexible staff. Great pay.
Call 247-7823.
VAN DRIVER. No CDL required. 7:30-
9:30am, 2-4pm. Free child care. Beaches
Academy, 1725 Penman Rd. 246-3885.
COMPANION SITTERS, HHA, and home-
makers needed for Beaches area. Call
Underhill today! Ask for Pat or Candice
(904)396-7553.
COCKTAIL SERVER. Please apply in per-
son, Giovanni's, 1161 Beach Blvd., Jax
Beach. 249-7787.


LAWN CARE Technician. Growing route
w/established company. Excellent pay and
Benefits. No experience needed. Good
driving record, DFWP, Call 241-7874.
DRIVER- NOW hiring qualified drivers for
Central Florida local and national OTR po-
sitions. Food grade tanker, no hazmat, no
pumps, great benefits, competitive pay
and new equipment. Need 2 years experi-
ence. Call Bynum Transport for your op-
portunity today; (800)741-7950.


DOG BATHER/ Groomer apprentice, NEED RESPONSIBLE, Compassionate BEACHES AREA Embroidery company
-pm, Tuesda y-Satray. Har r, Cargivers to care for elderly. Call seeks machine operator. Exp. preferred.
must be dependable. 249-3272. 631-5354. 536-8693.


CUSTODIAN &
BATHROOM TECHS
Energetic, flexible/ multi-task person.
Transportation with valid FL driver's li-
cense a must. Hours: 6pm-10:30pm or lat-
er. Call Wanda or Debbie after 2pm.
285-3400 x3352.
SELVA MARINA COUNTRY CLUB seek-
ing Servers, Beverage Cart Attendant,
and Dishwashers: Must be outgoing and
dependable. Phone 904-246-4827, email:
accounting@selvamarlna.com, or apply
in person.
ATLANTIC BEACH van/ minibus dealer-
ship requires Lot Assistant/ Driver. Valid
drivers license with clean driving record.
Age 21+. Inquire: 58 West 9th Street or
241-6004.
NOW HIRING, Experienced Receptionist
for busy salon. Apply in person, 2409
South 3rd St., Jax Beach. 241-4247..
SILVER BOX is looking for experienced
Salesperson. Call 242-0655.
EXPERIENCED CLEANING person need-
ed for small cleaning business. Must have
good cleaning skills & own transportation.
Leave message, 247-0326.
PARTTIME BOOKKEEPER for a small
design firm. Experience should include
A/R, A/P, GL, PR, and admin tasks. Re-
uired skills include proficient in Microsoft
Office programs, Peachtree accounting.
Fax resume -to (904)249-0019, Mall re-
sume to W.G.C.D. P.O. Box 328, PVB., FI
32004.
OFFICE ASSISTANT for Insurance Mar-
keting Company. Flexible hours. Pleasant
, phone skills, basic computer skills,
background in ACT, Word, Excel. Call
755-8895.



Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967.


SERVER/ BARTENDER. Flexible hours
AM and PM shifts Excellent tips.. Apply In
person, The Tavern at Sawgrass. 285-
3133.
CLEANERS WANTED, F/T, good pay.
Must have transportation. telephone, will-
ing to work nights. Serious inquires only.
894-3352.
CAPTAIN! MANAGER needed for 24hr.
Sea Tow operation ai the beaches. Must
have Caplain's license wowing endorse-
ment, excellent boal handling skills, com-
uter Ileiaie, outgoing and friendly basic
oat maintenance knowledge. must De
flexible and motivaled Call 249-3456 or
fax resume to 249-3462
MAINTENANCE PERSON, "Jack/Jill of all
trades" Sun Cruz Casinos 4378 Ocean
SnreerAtlanlic Beach .

HAIRSTYLISTS
.GREAT Clips in Fepune Beacn is hiring
full 8 pan lime., Iexibie staff Great pay.
benelils are available. Call 247-7823

CNA
FIJLLTime. 3pm-ltlj in 6rr new Assist-
Sea Liviln expanded ability ar premiere re-
Ilrement community Excellent work envi-
ronmeni and benelirs Applicaions al
Fleel Landing Securiry Gate. One Fleet
Landing Blvd.. Allanic Beach FL. Fax to
(904'246-9447: email lo: jobs@fleetland-
ing.com EOE, Drug-Free Workplace.
ANDY'S POOLS, INC.
3 Pool Techs needed. Experience preler
red but will rain Clean driving record
401k nealin tenelis. Please call
241-5811.

INSIDE SALES
Work at the Beach We're a Microsoft de-
veloper providing software lor Iransporta-
tion, logislics. dispatch, and accounting
(Heavy prospecting, lelemarkelng and
lead generation I) Pospeciing experience
a musl along with strong PC skills and
ability to work independently Fax resume
to 241-7333 or email
lennillerw @'esenmicro.nel
RECEPTIONISTi CLERICAL Prolicienl in
MS Word & Excel Ponle Vedra Beach
area Organized. positive ahilude. 8am-
5pm Monafy-Fnday. t$1lhr Fax resume
to Ginger at 1904)280-1640 or email to
geddy@lnc.com
AL'S PIZZA. Ail locallons hiring for AM &
PM Cashiers. Servers & Delivery Drivers
Please apply in person any location.


LINtE UUuOK, & expenencea Breakfast
Cook. Immediate openings. Apply: The
Tavem at Sawgrass. 285-3133.
CARPET CLEANER helper needed. 30-40
plus hours, some weekends. No experi-
ence required, transportation a plus, not
required. No smoking. 221-9550.
WE ARE expanding again and are in need
ol a sell- motivated plumber to perform
new construction & remodel work, Exp. a
must. DFWP EOE.. 246-8330.
CARPENTERS APPRENTICE willing to
-earn the trade. No exp necc. Must nave
drivers license & good drivers record 568-
8700
POOL CLEANER wivalid Florida Driver's
:.cense Experience helptul but willlirain.
Good salary & benefits Apply Suriside
Pools. 313 Beach Blvd., 246-2666, or fax
resume. 249-8801. e-mail: surlsidepools
@aol.com
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospilal seeking
Receplionisi will Customer Service expe-
iience Apply wilnin, 28 Corona Rd.
Pone Vedra, 285-7924
PLAYERS CLUB Rep immediate opening.
Sun Cruz Casinos 4378 Ocean Sneet At
lanlc Beach.
PAINTERS
FULL-TIME, and Temporary Full-Time at
a Premier Retirement Community. Excel-
lent benefits Experience required Appli-
cations available al Fleet Landing Security :
Gale, One Fleet Landing Blvd. Atlantic
Beacn. FL 32233; Fax lo 904-246-9447;
email to jobs@fleetlandlng.com. EOE'
Drug-Free Workplace


FRONT DESK Receptionist in holistic, In-
teral medical office needed. Full/Part-
time secretarial, clerical, 'and support of
M.D -a unique setting. Experience-re-
quired in answering phones, computer
skills, and communications and public re-
atlions skills required. Must be enthusias-
tic, dependable consistent, and an excel.
ent match Fax resume wiln rels. -no
phone calls please. Persephone Healing
Arts Center, 904-246-3778.
iRRIGATION TECHNICIAN and helper
positions available. No experience neces-
sary. Great pay, 249-5400.
*
DRY CLEANERS
3 POSITIONS. Dry Cleaner/PanI Presser,
Front Counter Person & P/T Dnver. Call
Anna, 246-1705 The Cleaners, 1519 Pen-
man Road.
GRAPHIC ARTIST needed lor last-paced
Print company. Production experience a
olus. Fax resume to: 246-5201.
F/T ACCOUNTING ASST. For 27yr. old
pool construction company Mulnr-accounl-
ing lunclion posimon inclusive ol AR, AP,
GL, Collections and Job Costs. Human
REsource skills helpful Must have strong
Excel and organizational skills. 2-5yrs ex-
perience required. Grpar benefits including
401(K;. Fax resume to Surlside Pools at
904-249-8801 or email to
luie @ surlsidepools.nel


HARRY'S SEAFOOD
BAR & GRILL
Now hiring full time Host/ Hostess for AM
& PM shifts. Apply within 1018 N. 3rd St.
JB.
BUSINESS OFFICE Assistant lor Beach-
es Academy, 1725 Penman Rd. Jax Ben
246-3885
F JANITORIAL CLEANING,
F/TOR PT evenings. Beaches. Soulhn
side, Westside. Musr nave Iransponalior
and phone. Slan immediately 273-2761.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Ponle Verra
based lamily office seeks a highly mortval-
ed and energetic individual to loin Its leamr
of prolessionals Candidate must possess
superior skills in MS Excel. Word. Access
and Outlook and must be prolicieni in nav-
igating the internet Only weli-spoken can.
didates with a pleasant disposition will be
considered tor tnis excellent posllion For
furnter Inlormallon regarding Ine Firm,
please visit www spring-bay com or
www.sontagioundation.com. Resumes
snoula be senl to
cgregory @spring-bay corn
SEEKING HAIRDRESSER & Nail Tech
Beaches area salon PT/FT 249-2254.
AUTO DETAILER, Detailing Manager
needed. Driver's license, transportation
required. Will train Experience a plus Up
to 700/wK. 716-4413
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital is looking
lor Kennel Attendant Apply wilnhn, 28 Co.
rona Rd. Ponte Vedra 285-7924.
STEINMART NOW hiring F/T & P/T Serv-
ice Associates. Apply in person, 3818. S..
3rd St., Jax Bch.
AUTO TECHNICIAN. Beaches. .Own
tools. dnver's license. All makes & mod.
els. Contact Alion. 249-0311.
FIRST CHOICE Home Improvements
Needs skilled carpenters & Iree climbers.
349-2628.
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
Jax Beach office needs experienced pro.
fessional, excellent pay and benerils.
strong computer skills needed Call
241-7874 for apple
TILE LABORERS, expenence preferred
bur nor necessary Slan immediately Pay
depends on expenence Call Robby
962-5466.
BOOKKEEPER ASSISTANT
Atlantic Beach Min. 8yrs A/R/ Invoicing
both manual & computer bookkeeping
Strong OuickBooks & Excel background.
Desire: seli-motivared, analytical person
wilh quality phone skills Excellent benelils
lo include proll sharing; Immedlale.
www.transitplus.com Fax resume
221-2705.


HELP DESK: Assist our customers with
'QuickBooks and our OuickBooks cenilea
billing software. Provide Iraining and sup-
port via telephone and on-line applicallon
sharing tools. PC Help Desk experience
required. We offer Mon-Fn work week.
competillve pay, great benefits. 401K
Email resume to kellys@wastebooks com.


CONSTRUCTION WORKER w/valid Flori-
da Driver's License. Experience helpful
but will train. Good salary & benefits. Ap-
ply at Surfside Pools, 313 Beach Blvd.,
246-2666 or fax resume to: 249-8801,
e-mail: surfsidepools@aol.com
LABORERS, HELPERS, Skilled personnel
(all types). Call 249-8147, or apply: 203
South 3rd Street, Jax Beach. Good pay &
benefits.

NURSES
(LPN OR RN)
Full Time Monday- Friday, 3pm to 11pm at
a Premier Retirement Community Health
Center. Excellent work environment. Ex-
perience in geriatric care desired. Applica-
tions at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One
Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL;
Fax to (904)246-9447; email to:
jobs@fleetleanding.com EOE/ Drug-
Free Workplace.


CLEANING. MUST have car & cell phone.
Days, $15/hr. 372-0369.
TEACHER, CDA Certified, 4yr. Old Class.
Warm & loving Teachers & Assistants
needed. FT & PT. 249-0905. The Beaches
School & The Red School House.
BAGEL/DELI COUNTERPERSON, Jax
Beach. A.M. hours. Must be available
weekends. Call 534-0395.
PLUMBING & HVAC/R jobs. Experienced
plumbing or HVAC/R people needed. To
apply for HVAC/R jobs online www.hvac-
agent.com. Plumbing jobs www.plum-
bingagent.com or fax resume toll-free
(866)396-4833.
HOUSE CLEANERS NEEDED. Southside
and Beaches. Work in teams of three.
Must have own transportation. Approx.
$175 per wk to start. M-F no nights or
weekends. Home Cleaning Centers of
America. (904)642-8885.


FRAMING CARPENTERS, G.C. Superin- BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
tendent for established company. Drug needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
free work place, benefits. 241-2721. Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.


WAFFLE HOUSE Now hiring. All.shifts, all
positions @ Mayport & Beach Blvd. loca-
tions. Call 242-8840 or 537-6530; or apply
within.
FRONT OFFICE, entry level position, en-
ergetic person for fast paced office,
246-9162. '
_1 ,.. 4


HOUSEKEEPERS
Full-Time with great benefits and work en-
vironment. Experience preferred.. Applica-
tions available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL.; Fax to 904-246-9447; email to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-free
Workplace.


SWIMMING POOL Construction. Top SALES
pay & benefits. Palace Pools. 998-1811, ATLANTIC Beach van/ minibus dealership
11655 Central Pkwy #313, Jax, FL seeking self-motivated individuals (2).
32224. High year end; Entry level position, com-
S puter/ Internet literate; clean driving re-'
cord. Draw vs Commission. Excellent ben-
HUMAN RESOURCES efits to include profit sharing. CDL license
preferred, but will train.
SPECIALIST www.transltplus.c6m Fax resume:
fn d h nllnn 'hAalthna t4ftnn i andr 221-2705


IUIr expanlUy i iea 1 iarel oa ii i
home health care business. Position per-
forms full range of HR functions. Requires
personable, self-directing, detail oriented
person with HR experience, preferably in
healthcare. Must be proficient in Microsoft
programs. Bachelors degree preferred.
Care advancing opportunity; competitive
pay and full benefits. Fax resuimeto:
(904)241-9675 to apply.
CDL-A O/ OPS. Great Miles Bonuses!
Base plates/ permitspaidl Regional home
time weekly Settlements twice
weekly Fuel passenger program Jerry:
800-432-5534. -.


VEHICLE COORDINATOR/ Customer
.Service, lot management, parts, warran-
ties, vehicle check in. clean driving record.
CDL. license preferred self motivated,
general office work, computer,' inlernel ;I.
rate, excellent. Denehls including prolir
snaring, smoke free ohice, Allanlic Beach,
www.lransiplus com Specify position on:
lax resume 221-2705

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Reliable transp. +computer skills a must.
Apply www.cfs-florida.com. 996-0233.


F/T SILK Presser Needed Guaranteed
hours Ponie Vedra 285-5644
LAWN MAINTENANCE. Experienced.
Needed Monday-Friday Transponation a
musl. 860-1062. 821-0102.
UTILITIES COLLECTION/
DISTRIBUTION OPERATOR
Clry of Atlanlic Beach $12 148nr: $4991wk.
$25.958,yrt benehis Must obtain a mini
mum or a Class -C' Collechion or.Dslrlbu.
lion System Technician Cenil within 18
mlhs Irom hire dale; must obtain & hold a
valid Class "B' Comm Driver License witn
air Drakes wilnin 6 mlhs Irom hire date
Applications accepted until 2.15,06 at 800
Seminole Rd Al. Beach. FL 32233. For
more inlo visil www coa.us or call
19041247-5820 Non-smokers' tobacco
users will be hired. Drug. nicotine and al-
cohol lesting conducted. EOE.


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S Expect Nothing Less
f Than "Five Diamonds"
Do something special for yourself today! Work with one of the
premier luxury resorts in the world by joining the elite staff at
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. Our exceptional work en\ ironment is
one of the most sought after for career satisfaction.
We have the following full & pan-time positions available:

Laundry Supervisor (PNM)
Bell Stand & Front Desk
Security Officer (Nights)
Retail Sales (10 Shops)
Dishwashers/Utility
Servers (Split Shift)

Seasonal Opportunities
14 Lifeguards (3 Levels)
Swim Instructors
Gym & Beach Reception
SWeoffer an excellent benefits package including medical/dental, life
insurance, sick and vacation days, and discounts at our retail outlets, golf
course and spa. For immediate consideration apply in person to
Human Resources between 9am- 4pm or forward resume to:
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. 32082
Job Line: 904-280-3607 Fax: 904-273-7753
See current openings at: Profiles.hospitalityonline.com/211464
EOEM/F/D/V



Oceanfront Excellence


DIRECTOR OF RESIDENT CARE. Will
direct, plan and coordinate residerit care
for a 92 unit assisted living community.
Will insure, state regulations, facilities poli-
cies and procedures and relations to all
nursing personnel. Requires detail-orient-
ed individual,with current FL LPN or RN li-
cense. Strong leadership, communication
and clinical expertise a must. Please apply
to Ashford Court' @ Marsh Landing, 1700
The Greens Way, Jacksonville Beach, FL
32250 or Fax to (904)-285-9063.
EOE/DFWP.


CARPENTERS & Helpers. Transportation
& tools. Production=$$. 226-8576, 7am-
7pm, Johnny.
BUSY BEACHES Psychiatry practice
seeks Receptionist/Secretary. Also, PIT
possible. Fax resume: 247-4926.
BURDENBEARER SERVICES needs reli-
able cleaning help. Residential/Commer-
cial. Call 242-9358.
TRAINERS FOR Day Program. Work with
MR/DD adults. M-F, 8am-4pm. Apply 850
6th .Ave, South, Suite 500. 249-8556.
EOE/DFWP.


CHILD CARE Teacher. Accredited center
links to literacy program. CDA preferred.
Starting, $10/hr. Come join our team
Beaches Academy, 1725 Penman Rd.
246-3885.
SERVICE PLUMBER needed, exp. &. val-
id DL a must. DFWP EOE. 246-8330.
WAIT STAFF, CASHIERS. FT/PT. Apply
Joseph's Italian, 30 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic
Beach.


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Positions Available


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Banquet Server
Banquet Supervisor


Cafe Italiano Server
Lead Cook


Champs Lounge Supervisor Maintenance Engineer
Room Service Supervisor Turndown Attendant


Beverage Server


Massage Therapist


We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits,
opportunities for advancement and
a caring management staff.
Please apply in person Tuesday- Friday. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. or by appt.
1000 PGA TOUR Boulevard; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Website: www.sawgrassmarriott.com
Job Hotline: (904) 280-7070
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Drivers Inexperienced
Flatbed, Tanker & Reefer
S Start your new career with one of the fastest
growing carriers in the industry!


~Job Fair ~
Wed., 02/01 10am-5pm
Best Western Inn of Palatka
119 Hwy 17, East Palatka, FL

Guaranteed $400-$500/wk
Training Pay after CDL is acquired
* 100 Hrs. On The Road Training
* Get your permit in 4 days
S1 st Yr. Potential Earnings up to $45,000!!
Let Prime give you the knowledge, skills &
support you need to succeed.






800-499-8866 www.primeinc.com
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We are currently accepting applications for energetic, customer
service oriented team members for the following positions:
Retail Associate (PT)
Security Officer
Diningroom Attendant
Relief Night Audit

Telephone Operator
PM Turndown (PT)
Kids Club Attendant
Gym Desk Attendant
Great opportunity to work in an oceanfront resort with
terrific earning potential. We offer an excellent benefits package
including medical/dental, life insurance, sick and vacation days,
and discounts at our retail outlets, golf course and spa.

Apply in person to:
607 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach
Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

For additional information call 280-6076
See current openings at: Profiles.hospitalityonline.com/211464
Drug Free Workplace EOE




At Ponte Vedra Beach


LOOKING FOR Hard Working, dependa-
ble, detail & multi-task oriented individual,
for delivery & maintenance of medical
equipment.& supplies. Must have neat ap-
pearance, excellent customer service
skills & excellent driving record. Back-
ground check is required by law. Apply in
person, Southeastern Medequip Inc. 905
north Third St. Jacksonville Beach.
CUSTOMER SERVICE/ Vehicle Coordi-
nator, lot management, parts, warranties,
vehicle check in, clean driving record,
CDL license preferred, self motivated,
general office work, computer/ internet lit-
erate, excellent benefits including profit
sharing, smoke free office, Atlantic Beach,
www.transitplus.com Specify position on:
fax resume 221-2705.
COOKS, PREP/Cooks, Food & Beverage
Supervisor. Immediate Openings. Sun
Cruz Casinos 4378 Ocean Street Atlantic
Beach.
EXPERIENCED RV Technician wanted.
Dealership in the heart of Race Country
needs quality, experienced RV Techs.
Great benefits. Pay based on experience.
Hourly shop. Fax resume only to
(704)455-1439. No phone calls please.
Tom Johnson Camping Center.

DRIVERS WANTED
Coastal Cab Co. 246-9999
FRAMER'S HELPERS needed. Custom
homes, Beaches area. Transportation re-
quired. 868-0866.
HOME CLEANERS earn excellent pay
cleaning homes weekly & biweekly. De-
pendable car required. Full or part time.
Call 223-5033.
SALES POSITION. Some sales experi-
ence necessary. Sun Cruz Casinos 4378
Ocean Street Atlantic Beach.
WANTED: BARTENDER, Barback, Door-
man, FT/PT. Apply at 2206 Mayport Rd.
221-8848.
IMMEDIATE OPENING: Marine Crew,
permanent positions, starting $10/hr. Sun
Cruz Casinos 4378 Ocean Street Atlantic
Beach..

*DRIVERS*
DO you want to join a winning team. Don't
get left out. Our driver's make $500-$700
per week. Call 249-5151 ask for Brian or
493-5250 ask for Tim Collins.
HAIRSTYLISTS NEEDED. 3 Rental sta-
tions. New salon in Neptune Beach,
2nique's. Call 246-0041.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT. Beaches finan-
cial practice needs an administration pro
to join our congenial, professional team.
Use your communication, client service
and organizational skills to'help us serve
our wonderful clients. Requires 2- years
experience,- strong Microsoft Office skills,
superb attention to detail and real follow-
through ability. Insurance background a
plus! Email your resume and salary history
to NEBBAB@aol.com. EOE.


r fBAPTIST
HEALTH

Depend On Us For Life.-
Apply online anytime at:www.ebaptisthealth.com
Nursing:
Full-time, Part-time,PRN Registered Nurse positions in
CCU. PCU. Med/Surg, OR
Dietary:
Part-time Food Service Associate 11 Sat/Sun 7a-3p
Food Service Associate Stocker Tues. Wed, Fri 8a-12:30p
Full-time Food Service Associate i days/shift varies
Environmental Services:
Floor Finisher 7a-3:30p, 3p-I l:30p, 4p-12:30a
Full-time. Environmental Service Tech 4a-12:30p, days vary
Full-time, Environmental Service Tech 8a-4:30p
Nursing Support:
Full-time Associate Care Provider (CNA) 7a-7p PCU
Part-time Associate Care Provider (CNA) 7p-7a days vary
PRNAssociate Care Provider (CNA) in CCU 7p-7a days vary
Laboratory:
Full-time Med Lab Asst II 2:30p-1 lp days vary
Full-time Med Lab Technologist 8:30a-5p ddys vary
PRN Med Lab Technologist 3p-11:30p days vary
Surgical Services:
Full-time Surgical Tech 7a-7p M-F take call on weekends
Full-time SurgicalTech 7a-5p 4 days/week
Clinical Professional:
PRN Speech Language Pathologist 8a-4:30p M-F
Full-time CT Technologist M-F 6:30a-3p
PRN CT Technologist
Full-time Stress/Holter Technician M-F 8a-4:30p -
Radiology Intern, M-F shift varies
Full-time Radiology Technologist 3p-i 1:30p. M-F w/call
Full-time Sonographer
Clerical:
Part-time Health Unit Coordinator in PCU 7p-7a
Full-time Patient Access Rep II 8:30a-5p, 3p- 1 ;30p M-F
PRN Patient Access Rep II days/shift varies
Medical Records Analyst 7:30a-4p M-F
Security:
Security Officer Sat/Sun 8a-4:30p
Baptist Medical Center-Beaches :
Baptist Health is an equal opportunity employer.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


PROFESSIONAL CARPET and UP-
HOLSTERY CLEANING TECHNICIAN.
Nationally award winning Carpet and Up-
holstery Cleaning company is seeking a
full-time carpet and upholstery cleaning
professional technician. Candidate has a
professional appearance, reliable trans-
portation, a positive attitude and a willing-
ness to work hard. Heavy lifting and physi-
cpl labor required. Some flexibility in
schedule, including Saturday work, is re-
quired. No cleaning experience Is neces-
sary, but Is helpful. Customer service
and/or sales exp. Is preferred. Competitive
hourly rate during training period.lncome
potential in first year is $25k+. Clean driv-
Ing record required. Background check
and drug screening required. For immedi-
ate consideration please call 262-2322.

Free room and board in exchange for help
cleaning, caring for home, & driving.. Must
have valid Florida Driver's License.
716-0898.

DRIVER- COVENANT Transport. Excel-
lent pay & benefits for experienced driv-
ers. 0/O, solos, teams and Graduate Stu-
dents. Bonuses available. Refrigerated
now available. (888)MORE PAY (888-667-
3729).

EDUCATIONAL SALES
Join our team If you can excel at inside
sales' & desire a fast-paced work environ-
ment, we may have an excellent
opportunity for you. You will join a Nation-
al company & work in Ponte Vedra Beach.
Ideal candidate will have 1+ years experi-
ence inside sales, customer service, or
telemarketing, & excellent communication
skills. Ability to handle business accounts.
Base pay plus commissions. $25k plus;
FT, p evenings or weekends. Fax re-
sume: (904)285-0010 or email:
jim@mediakids.com
TWO HAIR stations available for lease.
Call 874-2525.
RAGTIME TAVERN now accepting appli-'
cations for experienced Line Cooks. Apply
in person, 207 Atlantic Blvd. Atlantic
Beach.


"Be Pai-t of the Best"

PT Night Auditor
Apply at the
Fairfield Inn & Suites
1616 N. First St.
\e offer great pjv paid acauon &r
personal ume, Hejra h'iLlon'denul
insurance, 401K


position oft
*Front Desk/Guest
Services Agent
\\e oter great pa., paJd acauon
& personal nme: HeaJlh/lsilon/
dental insurance and 401K
Apply in Person.


CHILD CARE Teacher. Accredited center
links to literacy program. CDA preferred:
Starting, $10/hr. Come join our team
Beaches Academy, 1725 Penman Rd.
246-3885.
NANNY LOOKING For job. Cleaning,
companion & more. 992-8366, 534-3732.
ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $9-$11/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. F/T & P/T.
260-4915



BOOKKEEPER- DO you need a book-
keeper for your small business? Call Kim
703-6550. Exc refs, expd, notary also.



MASSAGE BY Sharon: Mobile Massage
Practice. Specializing in Relaxation Mas-
sage. $60/hr. Call 945-7788 for appoint-
ment.


LOWEST Prescription. Prices less than
Canada. Better than Medicare D, Fosa-
max 70mg., $16, Plavix $41. Lipitor
20mg.$37/mo/, Viagra, 100mg. $2.75/pill.
Global Medicihes. (866)634-0720
www.globalmedicines.net.

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HOBIE 9' Peter Pan, slug model Good
condition. $475. 294-5498.
BED- FULL-SIZE, new, w/warranty, in
plastic $110. Must sell. (904)398-5200.

+ LAMINATE FLOORS +
Latest styles .and colors. Quality installa-
tion. Reasonable prices. Free estimates.
Buddy 249-1860.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER & Dryer, $75/ea.
30 day warranty. Deliver, $20. 318-8173,
992-1470.
NEW G.E. Refrigerator $200. 422-7331.
MINNKOTA- TROLLING Motor 67 lb.,
24V, 50" shaft.. 1-1/2 yrs. old. Still under
warranty. $295 OBO. 246-4104.
WASHER & DRYER. $150/pair. Frost-free
Refrigerator. $100. All in good condition.
Can deliver. 945-0226.
2005 KENMORE 22.5cf. refrigerator. New,
never used, over and under type, icemak-
er, filtered water, white. Cost $900. Sell
$500. 904-509-3862.
GREEN LEATHER couch w/ ottoman,
$350. Wall unit $350.. End tables, Papa-
san chair. 280-0192.
*. -* *
THRIFTY TREASURES -The Little Store
with Morel Huge furniture sale! 2/11 &
2/12. Find your missing treasures here.
6536 Beach Blvd, west of intracoastal,
"across from Advance Auto Parts.


PRIVATE DUTY CNA, will care for elderly. GE PROFILE Refrigerator, S/S, ice & wa-
Excellent references. Degree, w/many ter in door, good cond., $250. 246-5502.
years of expert. Call Donna, 285-0432. HELLO KITTY 13" TV and matching str-
IF YOU are interested In advertising under eo, CD, AM/ FM. lyr. old, pink. Over $175
this category please call 904-249-9033 or new. Only'$95 OBO. 246-4104.
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PERSONAL ATTENDANT. "More than a
service, more like a friend." Transportation
to doctor's. Shopping for/with you: Drive
to/from auto service, postal services,
more. 220-0129.
WILL PROVIDE quality, live-in or hourly
caregiver for your loved one. Call 631-
5354.
CAREGIVER. YOUR Home. Your needs.
Dependable, experienced, licensed lady.
Will, help as needed- errands, meals,
chores, etc Flexible schedule. Referen-
ces. Call 509-7105.. '


STEEL BUILDING BLOW-OUT
Factory Direct save thousands
S24x30to150x300
Can erect of drop off:
(904)241-1012
USED FURNITURE- good til college,
complete set, 7 pieces, mint, 100% wood,
no panicle board lormica edging: curved
waiertall, drawers wirollers. storage ga.
lore. originally $3200 new. now asking
$2000. Lets make a deal' Call 221-4543
QUEEN SIZE Bed w/frame $100. Full Bed
w/frame $80. Clean, quality beds. Can de-
liver 246-1832
LAWN TRAILER 6'x16'. Excellent condi-
tion. $1100. Call 223-5891.
DINING ROOM TABLE w,6 cnairs china
cabinet, while washed Oak, $500 Living.
room set- sola. loveseat, 2 end lables. 2
lamps, collee able $300. Dining lable.
iighi Oak round $40 241-5002 or
241-8228 aher 5-30pm.
SONY XBR Vega, 36' TV. 3yrs old
Perlect, $800 955-7141
SOFT-SIDE WATERBED, double, w/bed-
Irame w'2 drawers, like new $275 OBO.
321-266-5788.
ESSENTIAL FURNISHINGS Give your
home a makeover Snop icr lop sellers in
coileciibles. home. garden and seasonal
decor www esseniallurnishings com
SETH THOMAS Ship Bell Clock $475
Sol;i brass 10' ponhole $95 Beautiaul
ship's wheel and WWII Liberty Ship cap-
tain's chair. 241-6913.


7.5 FOOT long mounted blue marlin fish,
ij a~8-i unknown good shape $401,
,.904-509-3862. ... ...
BEDROOM SET- dresser mirror, armone.
night island. lull,' queen r'eadboard, ott.
while lacquer wim qold rinm. $300 614-
1394


BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, cwwarranry $129 Can deliver
(904)858-9350.
BROWN LEATHER chair and ottoman
51400 new. $40, OBO Misc ortice chairs
desks, and credenza Call 241-6008.
VALENTINES GIFT. black & blue Auslral-
,an lire opals loose and rngsl Brand new
speakers True Surround Sound twoj or
5195 241-6913
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
resialled lor $899. 249-8877.
POOL TABLE Brunswick. 8' All accesso-
rles. Good condilon $350 219.6251
BAND SAW. 12" Craftsman, $125. Call
635-7118. -


U EU, j-VVniiELEU Uikei, adult sizeL. 'allI
'477-7736 or 223-0362.
KING SIZE bedroom set includes bed
rails, headboard,, boxspring, mattress,
dresser w/mirror, and one nghtstand.
$500 OBO. Please call with any ques-
tions. 821-5564.

FILL DIRT TOP SOIL, AND
FIREW60D 221-0605.
'TREADMILL. PROFORM C970 w/motor-
ized incline, heart rate monitor and more.'
300 lb. capacity. Like new. under warran-
ty. $350. 247-5489.
LACKMON 'WET. Saw, 20", $650. Pro
Drum Sander, $750. Lawn Aerator (Les-
co), 1yr. old, $1500. 2 Ryan Sod Cutters,
18", $2900/ea. BCS Rear Tine Tiller,
$750. 334-6091,;
SURFBOARDS. HAWAII glass, flipper
model, 7'10" tri'fin, excellent condition.
$600. 294-5498.
BEACH BOYS, cooking wood. for Super-
bowl, 759-1612.


ROUND. OAK Dining Table 52" with 4
maiccrirg captlan' cr.3ari, ver, .:,'3 g .:,i-
dillon 400. 2.'7-2340


ESTATE AUCTION 259'i'- acres, 28
Iracis developer's dream. C.o~o County
GA Friday, February 10. 10 a rrn, Roell
Auclhons, Inc 18001323-83886, tIF'., F,
GAL AU-C002594.
www.rowellauctions.com

APPRAISALS B'r Inrernailnail, Rec.:.:.
nized ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES
EXPERT, & TELEVISION APPRAISER
$15 per item, or set. Saturday, F-erruar.
4th, 8am-4pm: Flagler Hospital. SI Au.
gustine. For more info, 1904 81i9. 46


WANTED LARGE aquarium for lizards:
Call 249-1821
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @beachesleader.com


*GOLD*IAMOND~Q*..:
ESTATE JEWELRY*
*BROKEN GOLD JEWELRY*
A1A PRESTIGE JEWELRY & PAWN
327 10TH AVE. NORTH. 241-5666.


1994 CHEVY Suburban, loaded, tow
package, excellent condition. KBB $4900,
asking $4000. 338-5924.
1987 KENWORTH 3-axle tractor; one
owner; 400 Cummins w/jake; 13 speed;
3:90 rear; good condition w/good tires and
recent paint. $6250. 52ft. Transcraft step-
deck trailer; good condition w/good tires
and recent brakes and wood floor. $9000.
(904)249-4324.
1998 CHEVY Venture Extended Mini van,
AT, 2 sliding doors, 7 passenger seating,
rear air, power windows, all maintenance
records, and low 70K miles. Great condi-
tion. $5,100. Call 631-5431.



1992 CHEVY Lumina Euro, 2DR, AT, A/C,
high miles, runs great, $1150. 716-2586.

MERCEDES, 1988 300e, black, CD, ex-
cellent condition. $3900 OBO. 635-7118.
1998 ACURA CL. Teal, tan leather interi-
or. $6500. OBO. 241-7721.
1999 TOYOTA Camry, automatic, CD
stereo, cold A/C, excellent condition.
$5500.710-9070.
2003 VOLKSWAGON Jetta, excellent
condition. Dealership warranty. Take-over
payments. $13,100. 727-7979.


RESUMES, ONE DAY Service. Career
guidance available. 220-1481.

BOBCAT BOB
Grading, Lawn Installations. Spread
Dirt, Gravel, Lime Rock, Mulch, Stone,
MUCH MOREl Bob, 334-6091.

HERMON'S MULTIPLE SERVICE
Specializing in Commercial and Residen-
tial Cleaning. Lawn Care, Auto Cleaning,
Window Cleaning, Janitorial Services, etc.
Call Hermon, 246-4238, 612-1755.
'
CLUTTER COACH.. Need help getting
your house, garage or business unclut-
tered and in order? Callfor free estimate.
463-2006.


SEv'/ilG r.MaHIHlIE Respair Complete
"un'jf.up A nialie, all mj'deli, 149150
241-2112.- .


PIANO LESSONS
Epi-r,.n.ed Teacher has several open.
ng ,r, ii- Fi'.Pre Vedra & 210 area leasi
c. *esii CHILDREN & ADULTS. Begin.
r-, irrir,:.uri .ad.sarnced ACCELERATED
PROGRAM available for adults & seniors.
814-4844


WILL CLEAN your home. Reasonable, de-
pendable, insured. Connie's Clean
Sweep. -l).I689Q6
GET A Clean Start in 2006 .:ai A PLUS
CLEANING. best service best price
(904)514-8092.
ACCEPTING NEW Clients in Beaches
area. 10+ years experience. References.
nl,, n ,.al prep rahcin 241-8442
H. KADIC CLEANING SERVICE House
lov.,r'e,-in JII onicel resiauranls Li-
cn id ~,5 insured Good references
Bea.:r Hull Call lor Iree esimale
'::h'? ) "":,.7"34
EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER, and
Banquet Servers with References. Please
call 642-2430, leave message.


2004 ACURA TL. Awesome pearl white
car w/27,500 miles. Excellent condition.
All the bells & whistles included. $27,500.
Under warranty. Call 285-4831.


BMW 5281, 1998, 124,000mi., white, fully
loaded, excellent condition, BMW main-
tained. 2nd Owner. $10,500 OBO. 280-
3111.


1995 SATURN 4DR, runs great, looks 1990 GRAND Marquis, 5.0 V8, leather,
great, high MPG, new tires, $2500 OBO, well maintained, $1500 OBO. 716-2586.
249-5261.


1996 NISSAN Sentra GXE. Immaculate
condition, low miles, automatic trans, PW,
PL, cruise, new tires, $3900 OBO.
887-9030.
1994 ISUZU Rodeo, 6cyl., 5spd. silver,
new tires, battery $1500. 327-0831.
2001 CHEVROLET Corvette. Red coupe,
28,000 miles, auto, fully equipped.
$31,000. 742-0636, 384-4749.
1999 TOYOTA Avalon, 100,000mi., very
clean, all power, $7400. (904)472-5438.
1995 ACURA Legend, 4 door, sunroof,
auto seats, dark green exterior, beige
leather seats, 147,000 miles. Very good
condition. $4900. Call 699-0894.


1956 VOLKSWAGEN BUG
EUROPEAN
NOW REDUCED, $2150. MUST SELL
ALL ORIGINAL. Oval window, sliding rag-
top with semiphores. 36HP motor. ALL
PARTS,just needs to be completed.
607-6337, leave message.


LAST MONTH TO SAVE $$$
Free Estimates. 1-Time clean-ups, mulch,
Pine straw, sod, hedge trimming, pruning,
debris hauling. 207-4037. Insured.
PALM TREES, Hedges Trimmed, Yard
Clean-ups, Mulching, Sodding, whatever it
takes,, etc. Dave 249-4724.
A NATIVE SUN LAWN AND LAND-
SCAPE MANAGEMENT. Total Lawn
.Maintenance. Clean-ups, Sodding. Mulch-
ing, Re-planting available. Free estimates.
247-3344.


ENDLESS SUMMER -awncare. Free esti-
mates. Professional .usiomer service.
Mowing, edging,.weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRST! 270-2664.

PERSCHEL BROTHERS
SERVICES, INC.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service. We mow
lawns Free eslmaies. 246-0967.


PROFESSIONAL, QUALITY,
TIMELY SERVICE
All inclusive regular lawn mainlenance.
Mow, edge, shrubs, weeding Free esti-
mates. reasonable prices Relerences.
23 years experience 207-4037 Insured



COMPLETE DOCKS and bulkheads,
cood or winyl concrete also available.
Please call George at 904-226-8700 or
Tripp at 904-545-9979. CGC058241.



HARBORTOWN MARINA, deep waier
Sboat slip lor rent., 40h $600. 50h $700
includes potable water, electric,'dock
locker, pump out. cable and phone serv-
ice available '.' slp Mobile luel service al-
so available. Avail May 06. 463-2845

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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


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Baseball
Jax Xtreme, a new travel
baseball team is forming for
the January to July season.
This team will be coached by a
former pro baseball player.
Players with great attitudes
and supportive parents are
invited to phone Wayne at
993-3530 for more informa-
tion.
Basketball
The All American Cage
Classic Tournament is looking
for all AAU, 'YBOA, USSSA trav-
el teams as well as public and
private middle schools, junior
varsity and varsity basketball
programs to participate on
March 17-19 at the University
of South Florida.
For more information visit
www.aacctournaments.com or
contact Regional Director
David Montgomery at 813 610-
7812 or via email at dmon-
tv69@aol.com.
Girls on the Run
Registration is now open for
Girls on the Run of N.E.
Florida, an after-school pro-
gram for 3rd to 6th grade girls
that combines running and
training for a 5K (3.1 miles)
run/walk, along with healthy
living education and life les-
sons.
Spring programs begin in
Feb. and take place at various
locations throughout Ponte
Vedra Beach, Atlantic Beach,
Neptune Beach and
Jacksonville.
For more information
phone (904) 321-4315 or visit
www.GOTRneflorida.org.
Soccer
North Florida United Soccer
Club is currently forming pre-
mier soccer teams for tourna-
ment play. The organization is
seeking premier players for U-
. 10 to U-17 teams.
For more information e-mail
NFUsoccer(yahoo.com.
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H ow much would you
pay for a pair of running
shoes? How does $250
sound? Pretty scary, huh?
Athletic shoe manufacturers
diia pbutiiiii up prices like never
before. Rising oil prices have, of
course, legitimately increased
the production costs of just
about everything and running
shoes that are made of nothing
but petroleum byproducts are
affected. Still, some of these
new price points are as unnec-
essary as the\' are absurd.
It is the old "see what the
market will bear" thinking run
amok.
While I was an athletic shoe
store buyer in the early 1980s, I
remember when a New Balance
salesman showed me the first
$70 running shoe. I couldn't
believe it, the established price
at the time was $29.99; the
expensive ones were $39.99. It
was impossible to control my
laughter as I exclaimed, "No
one will ever pay 70 bucks for a
pair of running shoes!"
Boy was I wrong. My crystal
ball must have really been
kaput that day. It took time but
consumers came 'round to the
$70 shoe and now look: You
can't even find a pair for that
price these days.
What's more, observe how
the mind works. If there were a
pair on the market, people
wouldn't wear it. They would
say that it was too cheap to be
any good.
Yes, the old $70 price point is
dead and gone. Survived, how-
ever, by his kid brother, the
$100 price barrier. It took an
understandably long time for
this usurper to take hold even
though a great many people
still fnd him unacceptable.
But still, there are a lot of
$100, $110 and $130 shoes out
there and people are buying
plenty of them despite the fact
that there is precious little dif-
ference between the $85 and
the $110 shoes. Well, except
$25.
Adidas has just released the
world's first $250 running
shoe. You have probablyread
about it. The shoe's selling
point is that itis a computer-
shoe. A computer chip in the
mid-sole of the shoe detects
when you have changed sur-
faces and adjusts the shoe's
"ride," its firmness or softness.
Now when you are running
down the beach you can jump
from firm waterlogged sand to
powdery loose sand and then
up to the cement of the board-
walk all without missing a
computer chip-accommodated
$250 stride. Just don't let the
salty tide swamp them or you
could be crying $250 crocodile
tears.
New Balance has had a $200


Spring registration for the
Beaches Soccer League will take
place Jan. 29 until Feb. 12 at
The Soccer Stop, 1518 N. Third
Street, Jax Beach.
The league is for boys and
girls ages pre-K (4 years old) to
7th grade and games are played
at San Pablo Fields across from
Fletcher High School. Season
begins March 6 and ends May
19, with all games played on
weeknights.
For more information phone
Mike Levine at 635-8969 or via
e-mail at levinem@education-
central.org.

Softball
Girls fastpitch travel teams
are now forming. These travel
teams are called NFGS
Tsunami. Players between the
ages of 9 and 12 looking for a
more competitive softball envi-
ronment may phone James
Greek at 612-0337 or visitt
www.eteamz.com/nfgs.

Tsunami 14-and-Under girls
fastpitch team is looking for
players. Call 710-6413 or 220-
7988 for tryout and additional
information.

Su fing
The Grom Surfing Associa-
tion [GSA] is now called JaxPier
Surf Camp and is still located at
2nd North. The contact num-
ber is 247-8939.
Application forms and dates
can be found on jaxpier.com.
JaxPier Surf Camp is the only
surf camp in the nation with a
live streaming camp cam of the
children and young adults.
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For information on the Grom
Surfing Series [GSS], call Charley
Hajek at 247-5538.
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The Florida Surfing Association
offers advanced, professional and
intermediate amateur competi-
tions as well as surfing camps and
clinics. For more information,
visit the website at www.florida-
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9090.


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RUNNING/FITNESS

shoe out for four years or so but
nobody much bought it. I
guess it was ahead of its time.
Perhaps now that $200 is made
cheap they'll be selling them
like the proverbial hotcakes.
Nike is touting the new Air
Max 360; a shoe the company.
says is vastly superior because it
is "all air."
It may be more hot air than
anything else. Nike's marketing
boys are notorious for hyping
stuff to the airless stratosphere.
The 360 goes for a cool $165, a
new Nike record.
Market leader Asics has a
new gel model that they think
is worth $165 because it
"shows more gel." The shoe
displays the silicon jelly stuff
all over the heel. If you show
them the money, they'll show
you the gel.
Manufacturers are hoping
the unwitting consumer will
maintain his belief in the old
(erroneous) adage, "you get
what you pay for." A sucker
punch if there ever was one.
So why the big difference in
prices? All of them are com-
posed of the same ingredients:


SPlayers from the
Ponte Vedra Storm
receive medals for
their second-place
finish at Disney's
Soccer Showcase
in Orlando. The
Storm competes in
U-13 elite-level
soccer tourna-
ments throughout
the country.




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Storm fares well at Disney event


FROM STAFF

The Ponte Vedra Storm U-13
girls soccer team continues to
impress fans and the other
teams, too at national
events.
The Storm competes only in
premier, elite-level tourna-
ments, playing against teams
ranked in the Top 20 in the
nation. The Storm, which car-
ries a Top 20 ranking of its
own, has been No. 1 in Florida
three years running.
This season the Storm, under
Trey Clark, director of coach-
ing for the Ponte Vedra Soccer
Club, and his wife/assistant
coach Kathy, has gone unde-
feated in pool play in three
national events. In the cham-
pionship rounds of those tour-
naments, the Storm placed
first, second and third.


The Storm's most recent trip,
over the winter break, was to
Disney's Soccer Showcase pre-
sented by adidas in Orlando.
At that event, they finished
runner-up in the Predator
Division to the No. 3 team in
the nation, Dallas Texans Red.
The Texans Red defeated the
Storm 3-0) after the Ponte
Vedra side had gone 3-0-1 lead-
ing up to that match. The
Texas team entered the game
with a perfect record after
outscoring its first four oppo-
nents 19-1, including an 8-0
shellacking of Inter-United
Krush of Florida in its first con-
test.
The Storm defeated DFV
Tejanos, the north Texas cham-
pions, 3-1 in their opening
match, then shut out the
South Carolina champions,
CESA Premier, 2-0. In their
third game, they tied the


Tennessee state champions,
KFC Crush Velocity Premier, 1-

Morgan Brian and Meg
Hamby scored the goals in the
Storm's 2-0 semifinal win over
the Clearwater Chargers.
"To sav that the girls
'stepped up to the plate' is a
complete understatement,"
said Clark. "With four girls not
able to make the trip, we went
into the tournament wanting


the girls to just have fun."
Players come from as far
away as Georgia and central
Florida to pla with the Storm.
"After the first victory, we
realized that even with three
starters not playing, we could
compete against anyone in the
nation," said Clark. "From
that point on, we believed we -
were the best team in the
event and played to that
level."


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more you get a better shoe, a
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Any truth in that' With the
higher-priced model you might
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beneath your feet. If so, and it
feels more comfortable, or is
more suited to your needs,
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Some people think that if
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The lifespan of all training
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less of price, about 500 miles.
So if you run 20 miles a week
you can expect to be shopping
for a new pair in six or seven
months.
The fact is you can buy about
as good a running shoe as you
are likely to find for $80 to $95.
Unless you're in the mood to
throw money away there is no
need to do so and there is not
much need to buy a Rolls
Royce of running shoes.
The important thing is to use
a shoe that is correct for your
foot structure and gait cycle,
not just to pay top dollar in the
belief that the priciest shoe is
the "best" shoe.
You need to go to a reputable
running shoe specialty store to
accomplish this. Don't be nerv-
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