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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: April 5, 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: Calendar
        page A 6
    Section A: Main: Police Beat
        page A 7
    Section A: Main: Beach Living
        page A 8
        page A 9
        page A 10
    Section A: Main: Beach Living: Education
        page A 11
    Section A: Main: Beach Living: Springing the Blues Festival
        page A 12
    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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Fletcher ready
for Gateway

See B-1


MIDWEEK EDITION
APRIL 5,2006


Wedding,
birth

See A-9


Education news

See A-11


TheBEACH
Te)EACHES


Vol. 43, No. 82


LEADER


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


Residents band against

Neptune Beach Wal-Mart


Proto SUBMITTED
Residents gather in front of the site of a proposed Wal-Mart along Atlantic
Boulevard in Neptune Beach Sunday to protest the possibility of the store
opening at the Beaches. A rally is scheduled to be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at
the former Food Lion site.


Atlantic-Beach opts


for bigger space to


debate home limits


Meeting on new
law moved to
Sea Turtle Inn
by JIEFFREY MINTON
STA.-FF I\'RITER
An April 11 Atlantic Beach work-
shop to solicit public input on a pro-
posed ordinance dealing with pre-
serving the city's character has been
moved from City Hall to a bigger
room at the Sea Turtle Inn to
accommodate the large crowds
expected by city officials.
The meeting is scheduled from 6
p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Ballroom at the
hotel located at 1 Ocean Boulevard.
The issue of whether the city


should enact proposed building lim-
its in the Old Atlantic Beach area to
thwart development of large, box-
style homes has become controver-
sial and has divided many residents
in the community.
Some are clamoring for the city to
place limits on the size of homes in
the area to preserve the communi-
ty's unique character of eclectic
homes and tree canopies. But others
feel that ihe measures being pro-
posed by a consultant hired by the
city to draft the regulations are too
severe and restrict private property
rights.
City Manager Jim Hanson said
that the Commission Chambers at
City Hall, where meetings are usual-
ly held, is only able to hold about 75
people. He said the ballroom at the
hotel can accommodate 450 people.


How are JB police doing?


Express opinion on cops

at April public meeting


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF il'RTER
The Jacksonville Beach Police
Department will undergo an onsite
assessment as part of a program
designed to help law enforcement
agencies earn reaccreditation status.
A public information session will
be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, April
24 at police headquarters at 101
Penman Road S. to generate com-
ments from members of the agency
and the community.


by JEFFREY MINTON
STAFF I\'RITER
A grassroots effort to stop Wal-Mart
from coming into Neptune Beach has
begun even though no official plans for
the store have been filed.
Representatives for the store, however,
have had preliminary meetings with city
officials about the possibility of locating
a 117,000-square-foot Wal-Mart Super
Center at a 14.6 acre commercial parcel
in the 600 block Atlantic Boulevard, for-
merly home to Food Lion and Big Lots.
And that has many residents who
oppose the chain retailer coming into
the city worried.
The City Council has been flooded
with e-mails since news of the Wal-Mart
surfaced last month mostly from resi-


dents who oppose the store coming to
the city.
Several residents attended Monday's
Neptune Beach City Council meeting to
protest the rumored Wal-Mart. And
some of those who spoke have begun
SaveOurBeachTown.com a group
whose goal is to block the proposed
development of a Wal-Mart in the city.
"Neptune Beach is a great place to live
... and I really believe that if we allow
Wal-Mart in to our community it will
destroy our uniqueness," said Rachael
Barreau, a member of the group who
lives along Davis Street.
According to its web site
[saveourbeachtown.com], the group is
See WAL-MART, A-3


No business
larger than
60,000 sq. ft.
Neptune Beach City
Councilor John Weldon is
proposing an ordinance to
limit the size of any new
building in the city's com-
mercial districts to 60,000-
square-feet of floor space.
Weldon Tuesday said that
the ordinance is aimed at
preventing "large, box-type
developments" from coming
into the city's commercial
districts and is not specifical-
ly directed towards Wal-
Mart, which has recently
expressed interest in building
a super center at a commer-
cial parcel in the 600 block of
Atlantic Boulevard.
See LIMITS, A-3


Blues fest draws crowds


Thousands attend

JB's biggest fest
See more photos, A-12
by LIZA MITCHELL
ST4FF WRITER S
The blues gods were shin-
ing down on Jacksonville
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Photo by JAKE ROTH
Lee Roy Pamell entertains the crowd Sunday night.


flBeach last weekend with the
music and weather both hit-
ting perfect notes at the 16th
annual George's Music
Springing the Blues Festival.
Executive producer Sam
Veal Monday said attendance
topped out at 225,000 with
an estimated 100,000 people
converging on the SeaWalk
Pavilion on Saturday alone.
"I'd say at the peak time
there was probably 45,000 to
50,000 people up there," Veal
said. "It was insane. So, so
cool."


See BLUES, A-3


Photo by JAKE ROTH
Caroline Shecklford
enjoys the blues festi-
val.


Masked men seize


gambler's winnings


in motel robbery


The accreditation program is
administered by the Commission on
Accreditation for Law Enforcement
Agencies, Inc iCALEAl to verify that
participating agencies meet profes-
sional standards.
Agencies must demonstrate com-
pliance in policies and procedures,
administration, operations, and sup-
port services.
Telephone comments will also be
received by the Assessment Team
between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. April 24 at.
247-6166.


Traffic moves slowly


in JB on Tuesday


FROM STAFF
Traffic moved slowly along many
of Jacksonville Beach's major corri-
dors Tuesday.
Utility workers relocating concrete
power poles at Penman Road and
Beach Boulevard caused traffic at
that intersection to snarl through-
out the day Westbound traffic on
Beach Boulevard was backed up
often.
The utilities are being moved to
accommodate the future realign-
ment and extension of Penman
Road at Beach Boulevard. The poles
were lifted by crane and, sometimes,


dangled over passing cars, causing
many drivers to slow to watch the
work.
Sgt. Tom Bingham, spokesman .for
the police department, confirmed
that traffic also moved slowly in
some other areas of the city.
Heavy equipment being used to
clean the roadsides at 9th Street
South and South Beach Parkway
slowed traffic for several hours.
Work on Butler Boulevard also
diverted some traffic to Beach
Boulevard, which was already
clogged due to the utility relocation.


Photo by BERT INABINET
A young man wrestles with a large Para Kite on
Jacksonville Beach Sunday afternoon during the
Springing the Blues festival.


by JEFFREY MINTON
STAFF IW'RITER
A 34-year-old Jacksonville
man who won big aboard a
Mayport-based gambling boat
was later robbed of his win-
nings at gunpoint Thursday by
two masked men who broke
into his room at a Mayport
Road motel.
According to an Atlantic
Beach police report, the victim
awoke in his room at the
Comfort Inn on Mayport Road
around 5 a.m. when a large
brick was thrown through the
room's window. Two men
wearing masks then climbed
though the hole in the window
into his room and one of the
men pointed a gun at him and
ordered him to stay down
while the other ransacked the
room, police reported. The vic-
tim said one of the men asked
him "where's all the money?"
One of the suspects grabbed
a "suitcase-type bag" belonging
to the victim and with the
other suspect fled through the
window. The victim said the
suitcase contained his driver's


license, social security card,
some jewelry and $29,000 cash
that he had won that day on a
gambling cruise boat based out
of Mayport Village.
The victim told police that
when he got up and looked out
the window he saw a light col-
ored Chevrolet pickup truck
leaving the inn's parking lot.
When police arrived at the
scene they saw a light colored
Chevrolet pickup truck exiting
the parking lot, heading
towards Fleet Landing
Boulevard. The victim told
police that the pickup truck
had followed him from the
parking lot of the gambling
boat. The Comfort Inn at 2401
Mayport Road is located a
short drive away from where
the gambling boat docks.
An officer stopped the pick-
up truck and detained the driv-
er for questioning. The officer
searched the vehicle but found
nothing suspicious, according
to the police report.
Atlantic Beach detectives are
continuing to investigate the
incident.


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Calendar..................A-6 Opinion ................ A-4
Classified ..............B-4 Police Beat ............A-7
Fishing .................. B-2 Sports ....................B-I
Obituaries .............A-7 Weather.................A-2
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seeks walkers

for Saturday

at Jarboe Park

Entertainment will
be offered
FROM STAFF
The 2006 Relay for Life will
be held from noon on April 8
to 6 a.m. on April 9 at Jarboe
Park in Neptune, Beach.
The American Cancer
Society is in the process of
recruiting teams to participate
in th Firt, Coast -;.aches
,'Relay ,ri.e. a comm unit,
Seven-th' tows ihdividual'
to join in the fight against
cancer. Last year, more than 3
million Americans participat-
ed in Relay for Life and more
than 500,000 cancer survivors
walked the opening laps.
Team Captains are asked to
enlist ten to 15 individuals
from their family, clubs,
schools, businesses, churches,
service groups, public
employee groups, health care
professionals, and others to
form tyams. All of the money
raised goes to the American
Cancer Society's mission of
saving lives through research,
advocacy, patient services and
education.
"This year's event is going
to be bigger than last year."
said Leslie Lyne, a member of
the City Sassy's teamn, and a
chairperson for the First Coast
Beaches Relay Committee.
A Jazz vocalist from the
University of North Florida
and the Sassy Tappers are just
some of the entertainment
that will be at the Beaches
walk. The individual teams
have their own fundraisers
going on at the event, which
will include a fish fry, selling
sausage dogs, a bouncy house,
a dunk tank, and children's
games, to name a few.
In each community, cancer
survivors are invited to begin
the Relay by walking the
Survivor's Victory Lap around
the track. Then members of
the teams take to the track
and one person from each
team remains on the track
throughout the entire 18
hours. After dark, a Luminaria
Ceremony is held in memory
of those who have lost their
battle with cancer and in
honor of survivors.
Relay for Life began as one
man's battle against cancer
and a journey to raise funds
to support the American
Cancer Society.
Teams can also register
online at
www.acsevents.org/relay/fl/fir
stcoastbeaches.
Registration for this event
continues until the event is
held. For more information
about Relay for Life or if you
are interested in volunteering,
call (904) 249-0022.
To see what other neighbor-
ing communities are holding
Relay for Life events, please
visit the Web site at www.can-
.c/, e r o r g
a or
call us at 1-800-ACS.2345.


Library breaks ground pergola, gazebo and a-path of
A groundbreaking ceremony brick pavers engraved with the
is scheduled 10 a.m: Monday names of favorite books.
for a courtyard to be construct- The ceremony is held by
ed behind the' Ponte Vedra Friends of the Library,'and the
Beach Branch Library. public is invited.
The courtyard, an outdoor
reading area o( about 1,000 Parking ban on agenda
square feet, will consist of a The parking ban' on'Ponte


Vedra Boulevard is scheduled
to be discussed at Mondays
meeting of the Ponte Vedra
Zoning and Adjustment Board.
The meeting begins at 3 p.m.
in the St. Johns County audito-
rium, off U.S. 1 just north of St.
Augustine.
The parking ban has been


challenged by the Surfrider
Foundation, which filed a
beach-acces lawsuit against St.
Johns County.
The judge in that case,
Michael Traynor, is expected to
nilep.n a provision in the park-
.*^g ban that allows for excep-
ions to the ban.


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Youth police
academy will
begin in a week

by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
The Jacksonville Beach
Police Department will kick
off its 7th annual Youth
Police Academy at 9:30 a.m..
Saturday, April 16 at the city's
police station located at 101
Penman Rd. S.
The seven-week course is
open to all children ages 9 to
12 and will focus on "hands-
on activities" from 9:30 a.m.
to noon Saturdays.
Topics will, include 911
communication, detective
work, processing evidence,
SWAT tactics and defensive.
tactics and will conclude with
a graduation ceremony May
21.
All participants will receive
a free t-shirt, hat, class photo
and various handouts detail-
ing police operations.
Call Det. Sgt. Mark Evans at
270-1665 for registration
information. Space is limited.



Skateboard
contest planned
FROM STAFF
The city of Atlantic Beach will
celebrate the one-year anniver-
sary of the opening of the city's
public skate park with a skate-
boarding contest.
The city-sponsored "Bowl
Bash" is scheduled to begin at
noon May 13 at the Oceanside
Rotary Skate Park located at 800
Seminole Road in Russell Park.
The contest has three divi-
sions:
*14 years old and under
*15 years old and over
*Open Pro
The registration fee for the
contest is $20 for the ages divi-
sions and $40 for the pro divi-
sion. Participants must register
and complete a Waiver Form by.
noon May 12.
Check-in for 'contest partici-
pants will is 10 p.m. May 13.,
Winners will receive trophies
and cash prizes.
The event will also feature live
music and free giveaways.
For more information on the
event, call 247-5828.


Photo by LIZA MITCHELL
Vocalist Miranda Louise looks at a photo of the late Dru "Dr. Hector" Lombar during a perform-
ance to pay tribute to the musician on the west stage at the Springing the Blues Festival.
Lombar's former bandmates guitarist Jack Corcoran and bassist Steve Miller also performed.
Lombar died last year of a heart attack.


Blues: Fest features variety of music


Cont. from A-i
After 16 years, Veal said he is
always striving to, stretch the
musical. envelope, although his'
efforts are sometimes met with,
resistance from blues purists.
Performances by the rock and
R&B-inspired trio The Howl and
the genre-bending Yo Mama's
Big Fat Booty Band this year
both drew criticism because the
style swayed away from the tra-
ditional sound many fans
expect to hear at a blues festival.
"Artistically, I have always
taken chances and given a wide
variety of the blues idiom," Veal
said. "Springing the Blues has
always given respect to the her-
itage of the blues."
y..Veal said he looks to the evo-
lution of the blues realm toe
recruit younger listeners who
may be drawn more to the
newer sounds than convention-
all2-bar blues.
"[Bands like] 'o Mama's Big
Fat Boot) Band granted, they
are not straight up blues. They
are a prodigy of the blues," he
said of the six-piece powerhouse
ensemble known for energetic
stage shows.
"This may be the direction
blues is taking, the natural evo-
lution of the music. But, hey,
what do I know?"


Veal knew well to recognize
. the brimming young talent of,
15-year-old guitar phenom Eric
Steckel, who after a solid per-
formance Sunday on the festi-
val's main stage seems poised to
launch into superstardom.
"I.told him 'I sure hope you're
going to remember me when
you are famous," he said. "I said
I hope he will always consider,
this his home festival."
Many players, including*
Shane Dwight, return year after
year to Springing the Blues and.
the crowds keep coming back to
see them.
At the after-blues jam at the
Seawalk Hotel, Dwight took the
stage after the festival shut
down at 10 p.m. Veal said the
jam mimicked an old-school
blues joint, treating the packed
house to a 'raw, energetic per-
formance.
"When Shane Dwight took
the stage, the light was shining
down on him and he was dig-,
ging deep on that guitar, sweat
just dripping off him," Veals aid. :
"He was so deep in that blues
groove. I thought, were the
blues gods shining down on us
or what? 'That is what it is all
about."
Veal' said less than 24 hours
after the festival wrapped, he


received over 28 e-mails from
fans eager for information about
next year. Several, he said, had
already booked hotel rooms.
He hopes that many will also
return to participate in the
annual Beat It With The Blues
bike run from the Sea Walk
Pavillion to Mickler's Landing to
fight bile duct cancer.
Created in the memory of for-
mer festival sponsor Dan Amico
'of Sound Advice, who lost his
battle with the rare form of can-.
cer in February, the inaugural
ride Saturday raised over $1,000.
"It was great for a very hum-
ble beginning," Veal said. "It's a
wonderful cause that we hope
will become part and parcel for
Springing the Blues."
On Sunday, hundreds of fam-
ily, fans and friends gathered
near the west stage for.an inti-
mate tribute performance in
honor of Dru "Dr. Hector"
Lombar, who died last year of a
heart attack.


Arts for kids


Beaches library

offers free arts

programs on Sat.


FROM STAFF
Doris Johnson, senior
library associate in the chil-
dren's department of the
Neptune Beach Branch
Library, has arranged for two
hands-on art workshops to be
held Saturday, April 8, at the
library.
The first workshop from
10:30 11:30 a.m. is designed
for teachers and staff to learn
more about the Keith Haring
themes and ways to incorpo-
rate them in the classroom.
Take-home packets will be


Vocalist Miranda 'Louise of
Tennessee joined. Lombar's
bandmates in the emotional
tribute to the musician who was
a regular fixture at the festival.
A photo of a smiling Lombar
on stage was lifted by a gust of
'wind only to land upright. That
moment, Veal said, "was some-,
thing else." .
"It was a really beautiful thing
to see," he said.'
It's been just days since the
last of the gear was loaded up
and city crews have long since
cleared the last remnants of the
thousands of blues fans that
flocked to Jacksonville Beach.
BuV Veal is doing anything
but resting. His voice is weary.
from yelling above three days of
music but he is anxiously await-
ing next year and even planning
for the year after that.
"I'm exhausted but it's a
funny kind of exhaustion. I
can't wait until next year," he
said.


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because it will be only the sec-
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composed of residents striving
to promote smart growth and
encourage appropriately-scaled
commercial developments that
complement the city's unique
character.
Group founder Steve Barreau
echoed that statement at
Monday's meeting and said the
group aims to take an "active,
positive approach" to bring the
right kind of development to
the city.
He said. that the group has
already been in contact with,
prospective businesses; for the
parcel being eyed.by Wal-Mart.
"We are a pro-business organ-
Sization," Steve Baneau said.
The group has a petition
opposing the WVal-Mart on its
web site, which, as of Tuesday
afternoon, had been signed by
37 people.
Others who spoke at the
meeting said that a WVal-Mart
does not fit in Neptune Beach.
"I cannot even fathom the
idea of a 'Wal-Mart on Atlantic
Boulevard in Neptune Beach,"
said resident Hayes Bishop, who
mentioned that there are
already two Wal-Marts located
within a short driving distance
of the city. "I'm not against Wal-


N Mart ... we just don't need one
in Neptune Beach." ,
"Please, Please do not allow
them in."
Most who opposed the store
at Monday's meeting said they
fear the store will bring too
much traffic to the city and
would take away business from,
many of the city's locally-owned
small businesses.
SMayor Dick Brown, addressed
the proposed Wal-Mart at
Monday's meeting although the
issue was not on the agenda.
"Everyone's interested in it.
We've had a lot of e-mails. We,
all have a opinion about what
we'd like to see in our commu-
nity'. [But] They have not offi-
'cidally put something before us,"
Brown said.
"TheNy may just be testing the
water."
: Brown asked City Attorney
Chris White to address what
options the city has if WVal-Mart
were to file plans.,
As 'far as I'm concerned,
'they're is nothing on the,table
right now from Wal-Mart,"
White said, adding that hie is
hesitant to comment on a proj-
ect.that has not been filed with
the city. ";
White did say that WVal-Mart,
or any development, will have


to comply with the city's code.
Not everybody at Monday's
meeting was against the Wal-
N art.
-,When Brown took a straw
poll of the audience at the meet-
ing, about three or four.people
raised thlee hands in favor of
\Val-Mart.

limits:

Cont. from A-1
"It is intended to address a
problem that the Wal-Mart
issue has brought about,"
Weldon said in a telephone
interview.
"Whether it be Wal-Mart,
Target, Home Depot or Lowes,
all those things are inappropri-
ate for our commercial dis-
tricts." I.
Weldon has submitted, a
draft of his ordinance to the
City Clerk's Office for other
councilors to review.
City Clerk Lisa Volpe said the
issue has been put on the agen-
da for the council's April 17
workshop meeting. i
Although representatives of'
Wal-Mart have met with city
officials about the possibility of
developing a store in the city,,
no 'official plans have been
filed. 1 .


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Teacher Student Association) only fundraiser of the year. "We love that because the bigger it
gets the more money we can make for Fletcher and the more fun we have helping make
/that money," said Deb Nemeth, PTSA TPC chairperson. Students used their spring break to
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' Electing county

commissioners

by districts is

recommended


In November St Johns County voters will get a chance
to improve their representation on the county commis-
sion and hopefully the responsiveness of county govern-
ment as well. The change from a five member county"
commission, all members elected at large, to a seven
member board made up of five members elected by dis-
trict vote and two at large is a positive step.
Ponte Vedra residents, in particular, .should line up
behind the idea, of a commissioner from their own dis-
trict. The community has been frustrated by a lack of,
responsiveness from county officials, mainly on issues of
growth and development, and any change that 'gives-
more weight to the community and less dictatorial
authority to officials in St Augustine would be a welcome
change: ... "
Commissioner Ben Rich made the proposal to place the
change on the November ballot and his effort was unan-
imously approved by fellow commissioners. You can
expect the developers to put considerable money into
defeating the proposal. So do not be fooled if an organi-
zation called "St. Johns Citizens for Good Government,":
or some other high sounding title is formed in opposi-
tion. Find out who is paying the bills. As the saying goes,
follow the money.
In 1994 we opposed the change to all commission
members being elected by county-wide vote. We strongly
support the Rich proposal to change back to a more dem-
ocratically elected commission and urge Ponte Vedra
Voters to vote in favor come November.
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Letters to the editor



FHS female athlete

are not treated fai


To the editor:
"It has been over 30 years
S ince Title IX was enacted to
provide for equal treatment
for all in public education,
regardless of sex.
Although great strides have
been made over the years,
women's sports, at least at
Fletcher High School, are still
not treated equally.
According to David Sadker,
Sa. professor at American
University, Title IX "man-
dates equal treatment" in all
areas of athletics "including
coaching, training facilities,
medical and travel
allowances. The standard of
compliance is one of QUALI-
TY, : rather than quantity".
There are several areas at
Fletcher High in which
inequality still exists. Sadly,
this is most evident in the
selection of the coaches for
these teams. If a football head
Coach leaves, there is a search
for the best replacement
available, and is often some-
one who is not currently
Employed at the school in
question. When an opening
in a women's sport comes up,
it is invariably someone
already on staff, and It is not


uncommon for that p
have little or noexpe
coaching that sport.
In some instances,
son has never corn
the sport in any leve
recreational league
was the last time on
schools hired a footb
who has never pla
game? Certainly, v
explosion of women
collegiate athletics s
enactment of Title I
have to be qualified
for our daughters ot
Why can't our school
find them? These are
unteer positions c
deserve coaches that
ested in building t
grams and not just
their paychecks. I th
it's time that athletic
Joe Reynolds and i
Helene Kirkpatrick ta
look at who they
some of these positi
make sure that we ha
fied coaches for all sp
just the sports that
money generators.
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Referendum might be


a smart move for AB


7Tp ie Beach Avenue prome-
r nade in Atlantic Beach,
.1 goes oh from early
morning to late at night every
day...runners, walkers, parents
with baby carriages, bicyclists
and skateboarders. Everyone
nods, says hello, talks! My dad
and mom love to visit us from
Tampa. They get such a kick
out of walking Beach Avenue.
What a warm, comfortable,
unpretentious town. It cer-
. tainly is worth preserving that
special community character.
Our new mayor and commis-
sioners picked up the mantle.
and a study from the prior
administration to look at doing
just that. In Fall 2005, the new
city administration laid out
some interesting ideas like
encouraging front porches by
allowing such a one story struc-'
ture to sit in up to 8 feet of the
front setback. They wanted to
limit length of long multistory
y walls to both increase the attrac-
tiveness of housing and be
respectful of neighbors. Their
focus was only Old Atlantic
to Beach (first 12 blocks.
in The intentions'f-.,the city
were excellent but the evolution
per- of the concept has been very
fn disappointing. Well-inten-
e a tioned city officials In New York
hen once passed a regulation that
our anyone on welfare who had a
ich fire in their home would imme-
:he diately go to the top of the Rent-
the Controlled housing waiting list.
er- Those well meaning officials


the
.ere
hes
ere.
to
vol-
iris
ter-


NEIL
McGUINNESS
GUEST COLUMNIST

were shocked when the South
Bronx burned to the ground.
I believe that the intentions
of our officials are good but they
didn't anticipate the ramifica-
tions of what they are propos-
ing. Since everybody's talking,
there is still time to assess the
impact of the proposed changes
and involve more citizens.
We sold our home on 6th
Street to a family of five; we
bought our home at 16th Street
from a couple, for whom their
,home represented almost their
,entire retirement plan. Recently,
the daughter of old family
friends bought a small home a
few blocks from us; she, her
husband and their first child, a
1 year old, plan a long life in
Atlantic Beach.
There are at least as many sto-
ries in Atlantic Beach as there
are households. Each family is


at a unique point in their
ly life evolution. Some wi
;more space for an expz
family, some a home of
two home offices, so
ground floor bedroom o
for an aging or ailing I
Protecting and enhancir
value of their largest
merit, their home, is an
tant part of their uniq
plan. I :
The recent emergence o
the Beach', a group o
cerned citizens, is wonder
watch. This is a group c
independent neighbors
appreciate the uniquen
this city; and want to ma
that special character w
more government regu
Their fierce independe
heavily focused on their I
ty rights.,
I believe the general feE
that we all live in A
Beach, rather than a gate(
munity, for a reason. Th
may have lost its way in r
from the original- 'corru
character' concept of Fal
to the current proposed I
.,restrictive. set, ofi'Kegul
, which seem worthy
Planned Unit. Develo
(PUD).
Given the significance
proposed regulations to
household's life plan, p
the citizens should call fo
erendum on the issue.
Neil McGuinness is an
Atlantic Beach resident. ,


More letters to the editor:


Don't spoil quality of lif


)ro-
ing To the editor:
hat I read with interest the letters addressed to the
*tor editor in your most recent edition. One in partic-
pal ular, written by Barbara Taylor, captured my
ard attention. In it, she made reference to the
in list of names on the petition to "Save Atlantic
and Beach", and that "quite a. few live on Beach
ali- Avenue".
not So? Does the fact that many of the residents on
big Beach Avenue signed this petition make a differ-
ence? The residents living on Beach Avenue, both
on and off the ocean, pay a hefty amount of real
ink estate taxes in comparison to other areas of
ach Atlantic Beach. Check .the tax rolls and see for
yourself. Our hefty tax revenue goes a long way
to help support our police, fire, schools, and local
governments. Services provided not only to those
living on Beach Avenue, but the rest of the com-
munity as well. Those of us who are fortunate
enough to live on Beach Avenue, not only face
stringent building codes from the City of Atlantic
Beach, but also from the Florida Department of
Environmental Protection. I, like the rest of the
property owners in Atlantic Beach, have an
an investment to protect in a community I call
S home.
i Ms. Taylor further goes on to state: I do not
want my current neighbors to sell their property
to someone who will come in and build a proper-
ty line to property line mansion next to me to
block my view and light". Ms. Taylor, don't your,
current neighbors have the right to sell their:
property to whomever they want to? And if they
do sell their property, will you welcome the new
owners with a list of what you perceive they can
and cannot do with their new property? How
n


would you like your dream of living in A
Beach turned into a nightmare because of
bors wanting to limit your property rights?
This entire situation apparently began w
few new homes were built, and some e
homes were remodeled. They have beer
referred to as "McMansions" here as well
where in news across the country. The'
become a struggle for existing property
versus those wanting to avoid disturbing th
acter of familiar surroundings. We all s
with change. It's just human nature.
Do I have a motive or a hidden agenda?
definitely, yes! I signed this petition to
Atlantic Beach" and I definitely have a r
Atlantic Beach is a "melting pot" of dive
cultures, backgrounds, education, and ei
merit, It is a place where people live, and
common goal, and that is working togeti
the benefit of everyone, and not just a par
segment in our community. I want to see I
ty rights preserved, and Atlantic Beach's (
building codes and regulations adhered ti
not want my property rights determine
neighbors or by commissioners who do ni
into consideration the recommendation
other City Boards, and who seem to ignc
pleas of the citizens who elected them.
- Atlantic Beach must be doing somethiri
to attract so many new homebuyers that v
move here, at any price. It is, because
uniqueness of our community and the qua
life that we all enjoy that makes Atlantic B6
desirable. Why would you want to change
Kathleen ]
Atlantic


Time to participate in the process


A

in


To the editor:
After discussing the signs
planted in some of my neigh-
bors' yards, I was reminded by a
friend that-despite current
appearances-the majority of
citizens in Atlantic Beach voted
for a change in the last election.
Our mayor and at least one
new commissioner were elected
by a majority of citizens who
want to find ways to create and
sustain balanced, community-
friendly growth. There was a vis-
ible, palpable groundswell of


support for new and reasonable
building codes that would con-
trol development that is out of
size and character with its sur-
rounding environs. Now that
we are starting to get into the
details.of how to achieve that-
we need to hear and see those
citizens again.
As this long and important
process builds, we need to have
all perspectives represented-we
need to have all questions and
concerns raised. While we are
many months from coming to


any conclusion on how to
secure an Atlantic Beach that'
considers both our individual
property rights and our commu-
nity's well-being, we need active
participation in the process
now. I urge all those who were.
so vocal in October about pro-
tecting the character of Atlantic
Beach to join us for a critical
town meeting with the Winter
Group on April 11 at 6 p.m. in
the Commission Chambers.
Richard Nacca
Atlantic Beach


JOHN
HAkwLatgUK
COLUMNIST



Hope home

care is wave

of the future


A s demonstrated'by our:
editor in. a January col-
umn, we're in good
shape hospitalwise here at
the Beaches. The surround-
ings and service are excellent
in the Baptist Medical Center
Beaches and the folks on the
staff are kind, skillful and
r fami- friendly. The institution, has
il need come a long way since '1974
ending when I was ensconced there
fice or and it was called the Beaches
:me a Hospital.
ir suite One.day during my hospi-
parent. talization, the ceiling exhaust
ng the fan started to smoke, so they
invest- moved me and the bed out.
impor- That was a shock to nmy wife,
ue life who came to visit me later
and found an empty room.
)f'Save Fortunately, she didn't have
f con- to put in a claim for my life
'rfui to insurance. To paraphrase
of very Mark Twain, any and all
s who assumptions that I had
less of croaked were greatly exagger-
aintain ated. z :
without Anyway, we're lucky to
nation. have the present facility
nce is nearby. Even so, in my view
proper- there's nothing like being in
your own residence when-,'
eling is you're ailing, if it's feasible.
tlantic That's why a news item in
d corn- the Marchi 2006 AARP
ie City Bulletin caught my eye.
moving Headed ".Home Sweet
imunity Hospital," it told about the
11 2005 growing practice of giving
heavily hospital-quality-care.at.- .
nations, hortie,'including'electfocar-
of a -dibgrams, X-rays, intravenous
pment medicine, etc.
The case was cited of a
of the retiree who went to the emer-
every' agency room because of
possibly emphysema and, instead of
r a ref- being admitted as an inpa-
tient, was brought home for
treatment by a visiting nurse.
He loved it. "Basically," he
said, "I'm getting the same
thing that I would in the
hospital blood tests,
checking my vitals and tem-
perature, making sure I take
e :my medications and so on...

He especially appreciated
eating his own food and not
\tlantic having to wear a hospital
neigh- gown, which is public even if
you're in a private room. (A
vhen a wagster once complained
existing that the things come in three
i often different sizes: short, shorter
as else- and don't reach for the cook-
yi have ie jar!)
rights, Yes, but is the at-domicile
echar- treatment equal? Reportedly,
struggle a study of three medical cen-
ters furnishing such care
? Most indicates it's "... comparable,
"Save the complications fewer, and
motive. the cost lower...." Allegedly,
ersified the patients recovered sooner
mploy-' than their hospitalized coun-
share a terparts and had a delirium
her for rate 75 percent less.
ticular Of course, people in hospi-
proper- tals are exposed to other
current patients' germs and can
o. I do become increasingly immo-
ied by bile if kept in bed there.
ot take When the convalescent can
ins by move around familiar places,
Dre the he or she is bound to be
more content (unless, of
g right course, he or she peeks out a
ant to window to see a dog fertiliz-
of the ing the lawn).
ality of Therefore, doggone it, I
each'so hope homebody hospitaliza-
Sit? tion becomes standard proce-
Russell dure.
Beach


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Viewpoints


More letters to the editor:


Must every
piece of land
be developed?
To the editor:
The Guana River preserve is
a unique and previous treas-
ure that belongs to all of the
people. of our state. Look
around. Do you see another
natural wetland on the coast
that can rival its :beauty?
Have you spent any time pad-
dling a canoe through the
water channels bursting with
wildlife? Do you know what
it sounds like there at dawn?
Have you seen the eyes of a
hundred gators glowing .in
the darkness of night? Have
you tasted the sweet shrimp
that come from its waters?
"For- the sake of the children",
you propose its development
-- first a school, then a mall,
then a golf course.
Must we overturn every
inch of Florida to satisfy our
insatiable need for more,,
more, more? shall we not
consider .future generations
of man and wildlife that will
benefit from the Guana's con-
tinued preservation? it is our
responsibility to give our
children's .offspring the
opportunity to experience its
natural beauty.
Kevin Dunn
Jacksonville Beach


Maximizing
land use is not
without costs

to community

To the editor:
In a recent [letter] a writer
complains that the Atlantic
Beach City Council is not lis-
tening to the citizens it has
been elected to.serve. I respect-
fully disagree. The '721 citizens
(some of which are under the
age of 18) that have signed the
"Save Atlantic Beach" petition
are hardil:a,majority',v ,
They .., are -. irpreswmptuous
-when -they claim. to 'represent
me. I was reminded of a spoiled
child when the writer stated
that this group "will not sit
" back and have their desires or
concerns ignored or thwarted".
As a home owner I believe in
preserving my property value,
but not at the expense of my
neighbors. One only has to
look at the wasteland that is
now the intersection Beach
Boulevard and Hodges
Boulevard to see what happens
when property. owners and
developers are allowed to go
unchecked' and "maximize"
their property value.
Linda Allan
Atlantic Beach


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Emotions are running wild AB resident, architect


To the editor: .
I am not a member of the
.Save Atlantic 'Beach group but
my wife and I, along with over
750 other- concerned citizens,
have signed the petition on
their website www.saveat-.
lanticbeach.com after we read
the proposed amendment to
the current Atlantic Beach
Land Development
Regulations iSection 24-172,
Residential Standards).
The proposed amendment
begins with statementssuch as
,'The City of Atlantic .Beach
further intends to protect the
traditional residential develop-
ment patterns within the
City," and "It is the expressed
intent of the City to protect
and maintain the unique
neighborhood character of
established and traditional res-
idential areas throughout the


City." It also states "It is not
the intent of these new regula-
tions to restrain individual
preferences in residential
architecture or design, or to
limit or adversely effect indi-
vidual property rights or prop-
ertv values. The diversity of
residential variety is recog-
nized as an asset to this com-
munity's unique character." I,
don't think anyone can argue
with these statements of
intent.
Following these statements,
however, is a proposed ordi-
nance full of unrealistic guide-
lines and restrictions which
will severely limit the architec-
tural diversitv and unique
neighborhood character for
any future remodels, addi-
tions, or new construction.
The proposed amendment, if
passed, would create a situa-


Code needs minor changes


To the editor:
I am writing to respond to
Mr. Tom Goelz's letter pub-
lished in the Leader's editorial
page on 3/30/2006. While his
assertion that proponents of
property rights are motivated
by greed is manifestly absurd, I
agree with his statement "our
current code needs some work
[sic]."


Minor changes to our cur-'
rent code will make a major
impact on what gets built. To
re-write the entire building
ordinance, as the commission
is currently considering, is to
use a sledgehammer where
only a chisel is required.
John L. Fletcher
Atlantic Beach


Express will now

on Wal-Mart and

its plans for here


To the editor:
This letter is but the tip of
the proverbial iceberg of this
community's rejection of a
W\Val-Mart presence east of the
--I'ttY bMfal1''and thi'f6ofrau-
' ndl' ou'tageat 'tl-e considera-
tion of a Super Wal-NMart at the
proposed location on Atlantic
Boulevard in Neptune Beach.
We DO NOT NEED another
Wal-Mart, supersized or other-
wise, in the Beaches vicinity!
For heaven's sake! There is
one located less than 5 miles
west of the Intracoastal
Waterway on Atlantic Blvd.
and another already under
construction on Beach
Boulevard west of the I.WV. -
both equally convenient to
those shoppers who feel com-
pelled to support this particu-
lar mega store chain.
And, in all practicality, the
logically anticipated increase
in traffic congestion, which is
already strained, would V'ERY
unfavorably and inconvenient-
ly retard access by both resi-
dents and tourists to all other
areas of Atlantic and Neptune
Beach serviced by Atlantic
Boulevard.
Any arguments in favor of
options of architectural design


and placement on the lot is so
senseless as to be laughable.
Inappropriate'and Unwanted is
the same no matter the presen-
tation.
"-fSd ,wShoe Ibenefit 'would
'another'' VWal-Tart eive?'I)We
think: No one but Wal-Mart's .
. and perhaps a few other
indi-iduals to whom incen-
tives to support the invasion
might be offered, directly or
indirectly.
What we DO want are
responsible merchants who
have corporately demonstrated
respect for the community, and
those who have proven to be
conscientious 'good citizens-
and good neighbors in deed,
not just in word.
This is to challenge ALL citi-
zens, as well.as those in public
office, who agree with the basic
desire to grow the Beaches in
the greater public interest
rather than for private or spe-
cial interests, to TAKE ACTION!
Speak out NOW, and at every
opportunity, against the pres-
ence of Wal-Mart in Neptune
Beach. Together we can prevail.
Expressing your will NOW
could avoid a court battle later.
Kris Matson
Neptune Beach


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tion Where most of the current
homes in our city, especially
those we point to as examples
of .charm and character in
Atlantic Beach, would sudden-
ly be "nonconforming struc-
.tures." ,This contradicts the
statements of intent meh-


advises residents to

learn what is proposed

in new city building law


tioned above. Hdw can any- To the editor:
one support a proposal to pro- Over the past several weeks
tect the character of the city. there has been much written
we love when that proposal concerning the proposed
redefines what we love as changes to the Residential
nonconformingng" This is Development Standards in
unacceptable! '.Atlantic Beach, but nothing
Emotions are running wild about exactly what those
in Atlantic Beach. Whatever changes are. For there to be an
your opinions might be 'about enlightened conversation about
the future of Atlantic Beach, the changes,, people need to
please READ THE PROPOSED 'know what is being proposed.
AMENDMENT. It is just over First of all they cover the
13 pages and it is not the solu- entire city, from Hanna Park /
tion for Atlantic Beach .Dutton Island'Driveat the north
'- : Bryan Barker to Atlantic Blvd at the south and
Atlantic Beach .from the Ocean to- the
SIntracoastal. They cover virtual-'
S.ly every residential property.
Traffic Is They will cover all new con-
struction and additions to all
rl~l 'll ba- h 1d existing construction.
'alre*---dy bad The basic front, side and rear
.yard, setbacks and building
To the editor: height allowed in the existing"
Some reasons why a W\al-Mart. code will remain. The most sig-
would not be a good "fit" for our nificant parts of the new stan-
community [and] why we'd live dards would:
to regret a decision which would Change the existing 50 per-
allow them to establish residen- cent impervious surface rule to
cy. TRAFFIC!! allow only 35 percent of the site
When I was on the Neptune to be covered by building,
Beach City Council we fought house, garage, storage shed,
the MPO's iNletropolitan greenhouse. etc.). The remain-
Planning Organization) inten- der of the 50 percent could still
tion to develop plans that would be covered by impervious sur-
widen 3rd Street to six lanes and face. Impervious surface has
Penman Road to four. been a subject of continuing
We did this because we want- change over the past several
ed to discourage North/South months by the City
traffic from clogging our main Commission.
arteries and, instead, divert it *.Impose a totally new con-
onto other more convenient cept, Floor Area Ratio iRFAR, that
North/South corridors such as limits the effective floor area of
9A, Kernan Blvd., and St. Johns, every house, iall floors to be a
Hodges, and San Pablo Roads. maximum of 46 percent of the
More importantly, we wanted area of the property. This means
to preserve the atmosphere of that a 50 foot by 100 foot lot
our quaint Beaches' community would be limited to a 2,300
as much as possible. \Ve were square foot house, including
successful in Round #1. garage. Assuming a two car
Placing a. Wal-Mart on garage is S00 sq ft that allows
.'Atlan'ic iBlvd:. would fthise ar l'800'sq.:ft for the house. Ift the
"ftidai av; bFotraftic and:conges- garage is placed I'min the back
tion, making it almost necessary yard, the garage would not be
to widen one or both of these counted as part of the house for
roads as well as Atlantic Blvd. It the purpose of the FAR. The
would be hard to justify a denial driveway and access to the
to the NPO after extending the garage would then consume one
invitation that caused the prob- entire side yard and most of tilhe
lem in the first place. rear yard and a major portion of
And if you think it's haz- the remaining impervious sur-
ardous trying to bike or walk face area available. According to
across 3rd Street now, try to the Tax Assessors office, roughly
envision crossing Mayport Road 33 percent of the lots in Atlantic
on your daily jog to the Beach! Beach are 50 feet X 100 feet. The
Round #2 will be a "Knock-out" calculations for your property is
and we'll be the contender lying easy, width x depth x .46 =
on the mat. allowable floor area for all floors.
Since I no longer can vote on (Floor area, for calculating the
the matter, I'm hoping that our FAR includes a concept called
current council will have the "virtual floor". This is the area of
good sense and courage to "Just any room over 12 feet high. This
Say No" to Wal-Mart. is included as part of the floor
Bob Shimp area for the purpose of the FARM.
Neptune Beach


On 50 foot wide lots, allows
only a 12 foot wide curb cut at
the street leading to a 10 foot
wide driveway. The garage door
may be no wider than 30 per--
cent of the front wall of the
house, therefore the door could
be no wider than 10 feet. (A
standard two car garage door is
16' wide.) No additional parking
areas are allowed in '.the ,city
right of way at the front of the
.house.
Mandate the position of
garage doors on all houses.
Allows a one story element
on .the' front of the house to
extend 8 feet into the front yard
setback,area.
Controls the length of build-
ing walls, length of roof ridges,
wall plate heights in a complex
way which begins to mandate
architecturall style.(There are
some items in this. area that
don't seem to be consistent with
other areas of the ordinance)
Control the design of fences
along the front yard setback
line, .(and along side street side
of corner lots) to require the top
2 feet of a-six foot high fence to
be 50 percent open.
Allows "City staff" to make
decisions concerning designs
that require 'exceptions from the
Ordinance. There is no discus-
sion as to the qualifications of
the staff to be involved. They are
to utilize the "Design
Standards"
Accompanying the
.ordinance is a set of "Design
Standards .for 1Ialialti': il
Neighborhoods" that uses a
minority of smaller hormeb in
Old Atlantic Beach- as the
"design standard foi all -,f
Atiantic Beach. One ,-.f the great
things about Atlantic Beach is
.the .eclectic character of its
architect ture, from the wohder-
-ful smhallot'rtages',i con thlr-i
tranr homes'bi some ref the(ftost
acclaimed architects in the
courity. These standards" would
not allow this chlaraiert to
:develop.
These are the highlights of the
proposed i:hanges: : they are
complex and highl) lestrictie.
The full ,14-page proposal is
available online 'at the city web
site. ., nd at
.saeatlanticbeach.com. I wu-,ld
encourage ever citizen .,f
Atlantic Beach to go to the wLI,
read the ordinance and under-
stand how it will affect what
they will be able to: build on
their property and the impact
on quality of htestr'le
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Atlantic Beach


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W ,iid-46s9 y, April 5
Adventures in Art:
Adventures in Art will be held
at 2 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library. This is an
after-school program allowing a
virtual visit to an art museum
for school-age children. Call
Carolee Bertisch at 273-6578 for
information.

Thursday, April 6
Chamber of Commerce: The
Jacksonville Regional Chamber
of Commerce will present
"Small Business Expert at the
Beach" from 1 to 5 p.m. at 325
Jacksonville Drive, Jacksonville
Beach. There is no charge.
appointments are necessary.
or information, e-mail
elaine.miller@myjaxchamber.c
om or call 249-3868.

Relay For Life dinner: The
American Cancer Society Relay
For Life will have a dinner at 6
p.m. at the Jacksonville Beaches
Women's Club for cancer sur-
vivors. Call 249-0022 for infor-
mation or to R.S.V.P.

Day' of Decision:
Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida and Baptist
Health present a community
workshop titled "Day of
Decision Put Your Wishes in
Writing" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at
the Jessie Ball duPont
Auditorium at Baptist Medical
Center Downtown. Topics
include living wills, health care
surrogates, do-not-resuscitate
orders and more. The program
is free and open to the public.
Call 904-407-6790 by April 4 to
R.S.V.P. '

Community reading: The St.
Johns Cultural Council and
Flagler College present a com-
munity reading by students
.from the senior manuscript
class at 7 p.m. at the Cultural
Arts Center, 370 AIA Beach
Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. The


Room area entrance.

Storytellers: The Beaches
League of Storytellers will meet
at 10:30 a.m. at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library to share
Asian stories for adults and chil-
dren. The public is invited. Call
280-2976 for information.

Easter egg hunt: The 23rd
Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be
held at 11 a.m. at Tall Pines
Park, North Ninth Avenue,
Jacksonville Beach (west of
North Penman Road). Call 247-
6236 for information.

Koi auction: A koi fish auc-
tion will be held from 11 a.m.
to 3 p.m. at Reeds and Rocks,
13401 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville. Preview starts at
11 a.m., with the actual auction
starting at 1 p.m. There is no
admission. Call 268-3582 or
343-2020 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, or e-mail ajohnson
@jmoma.org.

Oxygen Ball: The American
Lung Association's 8th Annual
Oxygen Ball will be held at the
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville
Riverfront Hotel. The VIP recep-
tion is from 6:30 to 7 p.m., with
other guests arriving at' 7 p.m.
Call 743-2916 for information.

Artists celebration: The
Palms Presbyterian Church Fine
Arts Series will present "A
Celebration of Young Artists" at
7:30 p.m. The concert is free
and open to the public. The
church is located at 3410 3rd St.
S., Jacksonville Beach. Call 246-
6427 for information.


program is free. Visit,
www.stjohnsculturalcouncil.or Dance association: The
g for information. American Ballroom and
Contemporary Dance
Film festival: As part of the Association will meet at 8 p.m.
First Coast Environmental Film at Bolero's, 10131 Atlantic Blvd.
Festival, "The Future of. Food" Guest, admission is $12. Call
willbe shown at 7:30 p.m. at 246-2858 or 249-5321 for infor-
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from 9 to 9:30 p.m. A cash bar Sunday, April 9
will be open from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Palm Sunday.


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.

Free talk: A free talk titled
"Certainty in Uncertain Times"
will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the
University of North Florida
University Center. Call 1-866-
800-7086 for information.

Friday, April 7
Exhibition: The Members of
the Society of Collage Artists
will have their fourth annual
exhibition, "Collage: A
Language All Its Own," through
May 17 at the Vandroff Art
Gallery, Jewish Community
Alliance, 8505 San Jose Blvd.,
Jacksonville.

Uniform sale: BMCBeaches
Hospital Auxiliary will have a
scrub hub uniform sale from 7
a.m. to 4 p.m. in conference
rooms A and B. The sale is open
to the public.

Cultural Center: Stephanie
Sipp, interior design professor
at the Florida Community
College at Jacksonville, will
speak from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m at
the Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra Beach, 50 Executive Way,
Ponte Vedra Beach. Free and
open to the public. Call 280-
0614 for information.

Book signing: Florida mys-
tery writer Tim Dorsey will be at
The Bookmark at 7 p.m. to read
from and sign copies of his new
book, "The Big Bamboo." Call
241-9026 for information.

Saturday., April' 8
Film festival: As part of the
i First Coast Environmental Film
Festival, "The Future of Food"
will be shown at 10 a.m. at the
ain Library Auditorium, 303
N. Laura St., followed by a dis-
cussion panel from 11:30 a.m.
till 12:30 p.m. Organic coffee
and refreshments will be served
from 9:30 to 10 a.m.

Egg hunt: BMC Beaches will
sponsor an Easter egg hunt at
10 a.m. for children and grand-
children of all employees, doc-
tors and volunteers at the hos-
pital. Children should bring
their own basket, and should
sign up at the Conference


Garage sale: A community
garage sale will be held from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. today, and 9 a.m.
to 1 p.m. April 10, at Beth El the
Beaches Synagogue, 288 N.
Roscoe Blvd.

ArtFusion: "ArtFusion 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.

Monday, April 10
Cultural Center: Spring.
Break Camp will be held
through April 14 at the Cultural
Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, 50
Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
Beach, for ages 4 to 10. Call
280-0614 for camp schedule.

Sierra Club: The Sierra Club
Northeast Florida Group will
meet at ,7 p.m. at Lakewood
Presbyterian Church, 2001
University Blvd. The public is
welcome. Call Janet Larson at
247-1876 for information.

Tuesday, April 11
Book sale: BMCBeaches
Hospital Auxiliary will have a
book sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.


in the main lobby of the
Beaches Hospital. The sale is
open to the public.

Wednesday, April
12
What's Blooming: Brooke
Rauterson from Artistic Florist
will present "What's
Blooming?" at 10 a.m. at the
Ribault Garden Club, 705 2nd
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach. The
cost is $15, and reservations are
required. Call 221-5191.

Newcomers of the Beaches:
Newcomers of the Beaches, an
organization for women who
are new to the area, will meet at
11 a.m. at Casa Marina Hotel,
691 1st St. N., Jacksonville
Beach. There will be a spring
fashion show. Tickets are $18,
payable by April 4 to
Newcomers of the Beaches, P.O.
Box 2421, Ponte Vedra Beach,
Fla. 32004. Call Maggie Penn at
904-998-2331 for information.

Thursday, April 13
First Day of Passover.

Medicare education: "My
Medicare Matters," a Medicare
Part D education program that
gives one-on-one education to
seniors, will be offered from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. at the
Jacksonville Beaches Senior
Center, 281 S. 19th Ave. Call
241-3791 for information.

Luncheon: The Seniors By
The Sea Luncheon will be held
at 11 a.m. at Beaches United
Methodist Church, 7th Avenue
North and 3rd Street,
Jacksonville Beach. The cost is
$4.50. Singers By The Sea will
present the program.
Reservations are required by 5
* p.m. Monday before the lunch-
eon. Call 246-2926.

Republican Women:' The
'Republican Women's Club of
Duval Federated will have a
luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m.
at the Radisson Riverwalk Hotel
on Prudential Drive,
Jacksonville. The cost is $16
with reservations or $20 at the
door. Call Willa Farrell at 910-
3533 by April 10 to R.S.V.P.

Chamber luncheon: The
Jacksonville Regional Chamber
of Commerce Beaches Division
will have its monthly luncheon
at noon at Sawgrass Beach Club,
9795 Summer Place, Ponte
Vedra Beach. Pat Yack, editor of
the Florida Times-Union, is the
speaker. The cost is $15 with
reservations, or $20 at the door.
Call 249-3868 to R.S.V.P.

Republican Club: The
Republican Club of the Beaches
will meet at Po' Boys
Restaurant, 725-12 Atlantic
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. The social
starts at 6:30 p.m., followed by
the 7 p.m. meeting. Max Linn,
president of Florida Citizens For
Term Limits, is the guest speak-
er. 246-7979.

Film festival: As part of the
First Coast Environmental Film
Festival, "The Living Land" and
"Keepers of the Coast" will be
shown at 7:30 p.m. at Atlantic
Theatres, 741 Atlantic Blvd., fol-
lowed by a moderation discus-
sion from 9 to 9:30 p.m. A cash
bar with popcorn will be avail-
able from 7 to 7:30 p.m. 924-
1100, extension 234.

Maundy service: Christ
United Methodist Church, 400
Penman Road, Neptune Beach,
will have a Maundy Thursday
service at 7 p.m. Holy
Community will be celebrated


afterward..

Friday, April 14
Good Friday.

Jewelry sale: BMCBeaches
Hospital Auxiliary will have a
jewelry sale from 7 a.m. to 4
p.m. in the main lobby of the
Beaches Hospital, 1530 13th
Ave. S. The public is welcome.

Stations of the Cross: Christ
the Redeemer Church, 190 S.
Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra
Beach, will have Stations of the
Cross at 6 p.m., followed by a
showing of "The Passion of the
Christ" at 7 p.m. Everyone is
welcome.

Fish fry: Christ United
Methodist Church, 400
Penman Road, Neptune Beach,
will have a fish fry from 6 to
7:30 p.m. The cost is $5.

Saturday, April 15
Film festival: As part of the
First Coast Environmental Film
Festival, "Blue Vinyl" will be
shown at 10 a.m. at the Main
Library Auditorium, 303 N.
Laura St., followed by a discus-
sion panel from 11:30 a.m. till
12:30 p.m. Organic coffee and
refreshments will be served
from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Call 924-
1100, extension 234, for infor-
mation.

Easter egg hunt: The Annual
Community Easter Egg Hunt
will be held from 10 a.m. to 1
p.m. at Jarboe Park in Neptune
Beach. Admission is free.
Sponsored by Beach United
Methodist Church. Visit
www.beachumc.org.

Egg hunt: Christ United
Methodist Church,, 400
Penman Road, Neptune Beach,
will host a community-wide
egg hunt from 1 to 3 p.m. All
children 10 and younger are
invited.

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. 366-
6911, extension 207.
Sunday, April 16
Easter.

Easter service: Christ the
Redeemer Church, 190 S.
Roscoe Blvd., will have Easter
Sunday services at 9 a.m. and
10:30 a.m.

Monday, April 17
Holocaust exhibit:
Engrained Forever Holocaust
Exhibit will be held through
April 25 at the Cultural Center
at Ponte Vedra Beach, 50
Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
Beach. Call 280-0614 for infor-
mation.

Tuesday, April 18
Book-signing: Sarah Dessen
will be at The Bookmark at 7
p.m. to read from and sign
copies of her new book "Just
Listen." Call 241-9026 for infor-
mation.

Wednesday, April

Son of Italy: Sons of Italy
Beaches Lodge #2821 will meet
at 6:30 p.m. at the Beaches
Branch Library's auditorium,
600 Third St., Neptune Beach. A
social time at 5:30 p.m. pre-
cedes the meeting. Anyone
interested, whether of Italian
heritage or not, is welcome. Call
242-4929 for information.


Broadway Bash to benefit

Beaches Boys & Girls Club


The Beaches Broadway
'Bash, set for April 20 to bene-
fit Beaches Boys & Girls
Club's renovation project,
will feature gourmet food, fun
and entertainment.
The Beaches Broadway Bash
is planned from 6 to 9:30
p.m. at the Atlantic Theatres
in Atlantic Beach. The event
will benefit the Beaches Boys
& Girls Club's Renovation
Project and is sponsored by
WCI Communities, Inc.
Billed as an evening social,
the event will feature cuisine
from Bonefish Grill and Roy's
of Jacksonville Beach. Guests
will be treated to a vaudeville-
style performance by Bella
Voce. Valet parking will be
available at the Atlantic
Theatres, which is located at
751 Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic
Beach.
"We are excited to be part-
nering with WCI
Communities, Inc. in efforts
to throw this fun and enter-


training social event," stated
Debbie Verges, president of
Boys & Girls Clubs of,,
Northeast Florida (BGCNF).
"This is a very important step
forward in completing the
Beaches Boys and Girls Club
Renovation Project, and we
are grateful for the help from
WVCI and all our supporters."
Tickets for The. Beaches.
Broadway Bash are available
for a donation of $50 per per-
son. For tickets, contact the
BGCNF at 0904) 396-4435 ext.
26.
BGCNF is a member of the,
Boys & Girls Clubs of
America. BGCNF provides
daily after-school programs to
over 8,000 young people
annually at 11 facilities in
Duval, Nassau, and St. Johns
County, including a facility at
Neptune Beach.
For more information, call
1-800-WCI-2290 or visit
www.wcicommunities.com.


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PONTE VEDRA BEACH
Vandalism which occurred
between April 1 and 2 at the
Valley Golf Course al
Sawgrass was reported to the
St. Johns County Sheriff's
Office. A course supervisor
discovered a hole had been
dug in the course causing an
estimated $5,000 in damages,
according to the police report.

, On April 3, a 1989 Cadillac
was removed from a parking
area at AlA North and Library
Blvd. after having been aban-
doned there since March 27.
*0
ATLANTIC BEACH
Police reported that $716
cash was stolen from a busi-
ness March 21 in the 20 block
,of Dohner Road.
*
Vincent Rafael Allen, 26, of
Atlantic Beach was. arrested
and charged with sale of crack
cocaine March 27 in the'90
block of West 11th Street,
according to a police report.
*
A moped was reported
stolen March 27 in the 900
block of Ocean Boulevard.
.*
: A fraud was reported March
,28 in the 400 block of
'Seminole Road.

A burglary to a residence
was reported March 28 in the
1000 block of Cornell Lane
S* *
Joshua Allen Clark, 21, of
Jacksonville Beach was arrest-
.ed and charged with burglary)
to a residence March 28 in the
300 block of 12th Street,
according to a police report.
*


Richard A. Dion

Richard
A.. Dion,
74, of
N eptune ,...
Beach
dv i -e d
March 31,
.2006 at St. j,
1L u k e s
Hospital I


ness. He
was born
Aug. .10,
.1931 in Dion
Swamp-
-scott, MA
and moved to Neptune Beach
in 1969 from San Diego, CA.
He. retired from the U.S.
Navy in 1971 and was a mem-
ber of, the American Legion
and the .St. John,s Catholic
Church.
His family included his
wife, Georgette Dion; son,
Craig (Julie) Dion of Neptune
Beach; daughters, Lynn
(Michael) Miller of Nashville,
TN and Donna (Martin)
Taylor 'of Jacksonville; 7
grandchildren, Michael Shane
Rule, Tiffany Palmer, Steveri
Rogers, Douglas Rogers,.John
C. Dion, Liza Dion and
Charlotte Dion and .3 great
grandchildren, Simon Palmer,
Syrus Rule and Lilly Palmer.
Mass, of Christian Burial was
celebrated Monday in the St.
John'si Catholic Church with
the Reverend Joseph. Meehan
as Celebrant. Interment in the
Chapel Hills Memory Gardens
was followed by a reception in
the' Fellowship Hall of St.
John's Catholic Church.
"In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be made to the
American Cancer Society,
2850 Isabella Blvd., Suite 20,
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home
in Jacksonville Beach.



,' Rosalina D. Dunn

'Rosalina D. Dunn, 50, died
March 28, 2006 in the Hadlow
Center of Community
Hospice. She was born Feb. 1,
1958 in the Philippines and
has been a long time resident
of Jacksonville. She was
employed with The
Jacksonville Barik and attend-
ed St. Joseph's Catholic
Church.
Family members include her
husband, David Johnson; son,
Danilo (Marijane) Canete;
daughter, Maricel Canete all
of Jacksonville; sister, Amelia
(Danilo) Dacut Canete of the
Philippines; grandchildren,
Jonathan Agapio Canter and
Joshua Canete.
A Private family inurnment
will be held.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home
iiniJacksonville Beach.
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A wallet was reported stolen
I from a business March 28 in
a the first block of Fleet
t Landing.
S ". o ,* *
. An electric saw valued at
$600 was reported stolen froni
i a construction site March 29
i in the 1100 block of Scheidel
SCourt.

'Ralph William Spight Jr.,
42, of Jacksonville was arrest-
ed on a warrant and charged
with failure to redeliver leased
property over $300 March 29
in the "300 of N'-ayport Road,
according to a police report.

Chad Michael Murray, 20,
- of Callahan, FL. was arrested
c and charged with uttering a
forged instrument March 30
in the 500 block of Last
f Adams Street, according to a
police report.

Benjamin Brian Demaio,
32, of Jacksonville Beach was
arrested and charged with
possession of controlled sub-
stance March 30 in the 1200
) block of Atlantic Boulevard,
according to a police report.

A simple assault was report-
f ed March 31 in the 900 block
of Sailfish Drive.

Two check cards were
reported stolen from, a purse
March 31 in the 800 block of
Seminole Road.

i Arthur Slater I1l,. 30, of
Jacksonville was arrested and
charged with driving with' a
suspended license as a habitu-
al traffic offender .March 1 in
the 13000 block of Atlantic


Jack Horace Doores, 84, of
Cypress Village died April 1,
2006. He was born in
Carthage, MO, but grew up in
Lyons, KS. Doores attended
Kansas, University, graduated
from Iowa State .University,
and earned an MBA from
Stanford University.
He is survived by his wife,'
Mary Jean "Jeri" Westcot and
.oore 'Bo "risto', l' R1 Y
Doores of Toronto, Canada,
Sallie VanSant of Great
Barrington, MA, Doug Doores
of Buffalo, NY, and Patti Alles
of Great Barrington, NIA; 13
grandchildren and 6 great
grandchildren. He was loving,


Boulevard; according to a
police report.

"EPTUNE BEACH
Police reported that $1,000
cash was burglarized from a
business April 2 in the 2200
block of Florida Boulevard.

A bicycle, valued at $200
was reported stolen from the
Beaches Branch Library April
1 in the 600 block of Third
Street.

Business was reported bur-
glarized March 30 in the 2200
block of Florida Boulevard.
*
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Earl Ray Quisenberry, 45, of
Jacksonville Beach, was arrest-
ed April 1 and charged with
possession and sale of a con-
trolled substance in the 200.
block of 5th Aie. N., accord-
ing to,a police report.

Burglary to a residence was
reported April I in the 400
block of 2nd St. S. The victim
and her roommate moved
into a new apartment and
went to retrieve some belong-
ings at their old apartment.
The door was ajar, the drawers
were -gone through and a
bathroom candle was burn-
ing. Couch cushions inten-
tionally placed on the floor to
be moved were also in place.
Nothing was missing.
*
A black 2000 GMC Jimmy
valued at $11,000 was report-
ed stolen April 3 in the 400
blopk of Osceola Ave. The vic-
tim had the only set of keys in
hig p6osession. The vehicle
was unsecured.


generous'and caring of his fam-
ily.. ." *
He was employed by Exxon
Corporation for 37 years filling
positions in Baton Rouge, LA,
New York' City, London,
England, andCoral Gables. In
retirement, he lived and
enjoyed a small farm in
Arlington, Vermont.
A memorial service will be
he.Md the,,-First ,Christjan
C F9choTtfie ,Beache-' t- 11
a.m. on Wednesday, April 5.
Contributions may be made
to Community Hospice, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville,
Florida 32257. Arrangements
by Hardage- Giddens Funeral
Home in Jacksonville Beach.


A wallet containing three
$50 gift cards and $60 in cash
was reported stolen April 3'in
the 600 block of Beach Blvd.
.The victim left the wallet on a
counter in a convenience
store.
S ', -'*
Jason Reed Graham, 29, of
Englewood, FL was arrested
April 1 and charged with
habitual driving on a sus-
pended license, possession of
a controlled substance and
felony possession of a con-
trolled, substance while in
physical control of a motor
vehicle following a traffic
crash in the 200 block of 2nd
St. N. according to a police
report.

A purse valued at $200 was
reported stolen April 1 in the
festival area in the 100 block
of 1st St. N. The victim told
police she placed her purse
down to help her son tie his
shoes. Also stolen were credit
cards, car keys and $50 cash.

A laptop computer and a
radar detector were reported
stolen March 30 from a vehi-
cle in the first block of 1st St.
N. There was no sign of forced
entry. Loss estimated at $560.

A 16-year-old Jacksonville
girl was, arrested March 31
and charged with shoplifting
$64 worth of merchandise
from a surf shop in the 200
block of Ist St. N.' according
to police.

A video game system and an
Ipod were reported stolen
March 31 in the 1000 block of,
14th- Ave. N. Total loss is
$480.


Mary Elizabeth Lang, 22, of
Jacksonville was arrested
March 31 and charged with
an outstanding warrant for
obtaining food and lodging
with the intent to defraud in
the 1700 block of 9th Ave. N.,
according to a police report.
*

A Key West Mango beach
cruiser valued at $269 was
reported stolen April 1 in the
600 block of 1st St. N.


Ag g ravaged assault .reported


FROMSTAFF
A 22-year-old Neptune Beach
man has been arrested after the
owner of a local restaurant says
he was threatened' by a man
wielding a knife arid a baseball
bat following an argument
Friday over a pizza, according to
a police report.
Anthony Earl St. John was
arrested and charged with aggra-
vated assault with a deadly
weapon at his residence in the
2100 block of Bay Road, accord-
ing to the police report.
Around 9:13 p.m. police were
dispatched to Melissa's Pizza at
2225 Florida Boulevard to inves-
tigate a report of an assault.
When they arrived, the 42-
year owner of the restaurant said
a man driving a dark blue
Chevrolet truck came into his
business and began an argu-
ment over a pizza.
He said the suspect then
walked outside, went into his
truck and approached him in on
a sidewalk in front of the busi-
ness with a steel baseball bat and
knife, according to the police


report. The victini told police
that the suspect positioned him-
self into a fight stance with the
bat and knife in hand. Fearing
for his life, the victim said he
went back inside the restaurant.
A short time later police went
to a address given to them by
the victim. Police questioned St.
John who admitted that he was
involved in an argument with
the victim but denied that he
had any weapon, according to
the police report. Police said
that the St. John then changed
his statement and told them
that he did have a steel baseball
bat but did not have a knife. The
suspect later told police that he
did have a knife but it was not
his and he never took it out of
the vehicle, according to the
police report.
Police arrested St. John and
searched his truck where they,
found two steel baseball bats
and a folding "swat knife,
according to the report.
St. John was transported to
the county jail.


Robert A. Knapp.


Robert A. Knapp, 69 of Ponte
Vedra Beach, died March 30,
2006 sunounded by his family
after a battle with liver cancer.
He was a U.S. Army .veteran
and a member of St. Paul's
Catholic Church of
Jacksomille Beach.
Family members include his
wife, Joan; children, Mary Beth
Knapp, Robert A. (Susan
Knapp, *Christina (John) Day,
Kelly (Jim.) Johnson and Karen
(Bernie) Utset and many grand-
children.
Mass of Christian Burial was
celebrated Monday in the St.


Janie Toler Tarpley, 79, died
surrounded by her daughters
on April 1, 2006. A longtime
resident of Jacksonville, she
pastored a church for many
years as well as having a world-
wide telephone ministry.'
She was preceded in death
by 'her husband, Walter C.
Tafpley, a daughter, Nancy
Tarpley and a son, Tim Tarpley.
Surviving are three daugh-
ters, Linda iEarli Thornton of
Jacksonville Beach, Janet iBill.
Scott of Jacksonville, and
Rhonda Shilling also of
Jacksonville, nine grandchil-
dren, twelve great-grandchil-
dren and a sister, Verna


Paul's Catholic Church 'with
the Reverend William Kelly as
Celebrant. Private family inter-
ment .wilj. follow in the St.
Joseph's Catholic Cemetery.
The family expressed special
than'ksto ,.he.entire staff of St.
Luke's SICU "for their undying
love, ,compassion 'and stellar
care." In lieu of flowers, the
family wishes memorial dona-
tions are made to the Catholic
Charities, 134 East Church
Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32202.
Services upder the direction
of Quinn-Shaz 'Funeral Home
in Jacksonville Beach.


Puryear of Los Vegas, NV.
Visitation will be today,
Wednesday, from 6 p.m. to 8
p.m. at Hardage-Giddens
Funeral Horhe, 1701 Beach
Blvd.,, Jacksonville Beach. A
celebration of her life will be
held op. Thu'tsday, April 6, in
the chapel at the funeral home
at 11 m'. Rev. Steve Dobbs
will of iiate. Burial will fol-
low in:Beaches. Memorial Park,
Atlantic.Beach,, ;.
Memorials inri er name may
be directed to Feed the
Children, % Janet Scott, 9442
Silhouette, Lane, Jacksonville,
FL 32257.


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Sweet Easter cookies


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pnrc.- by ROBERT SELF
Capt. Bob Parker (center) in February at Mat Roland's dock in Mayport. With the former St. Johns River bar pilot are, from left,
Grady Kearsey, Barry Chandler, Terry Bright and Mayport shrimper Capt. Andy Thompson.




Longtime Mayport captain



'crosses bar' one final time


"Sunset and evening star,
and one clear call for me! And
inma there be no rnoaning of
the bar, when I put out to sea."
- Crossing the Bar. Alfred
Lord Teniv'son
Funerals are normally
somber affairs, but
Friday's memorial serv-
ice for Mavport native
William R. Parker at
Hardage-Giddens Funeral
Home in lacksonville Beach
was equal parts wake, church
revival and Sunday social.
It seemed like the entire
fishing village of Mayport
turned out to eulogize the
former St. Johns River bar
pilot known simply as
"Captain Bob."
"Jetty Man" author and
SMayport native'Billy
Reynolds scanned the crowd
of recognizable faces at the
memorial service and
declared: "This is an incredi-
ble Mayport reunion."
Added Kevin Parker, one of
Capt. Bob's five sons: "My
dad had a lot of friends. By
the looks of this crowd, it's
evident he impacted a lot of
people."
Parker, who died March 28
at age 76, was born on
Thursday, July 18, 1929,
three months before the
stock market crashed.
The son of a pilot boat
captain, Parker grew up on
the Mayport docks watching
adventuresome shrimpers ,
head out to sea in wooden
ships.
It wasn't long before
Parker joined them on the
open water, but not as a


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JOHNNY
WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR

commercial fisherman. He
set his nautical sights higher,
on the job of bar pilot an
experienced skipper who
guides massive vessels into
and out of a harbor
entrance.
Before pilots were licensed,
the art of steering ocean-
going ships down narrow
river channels was consid-
ered "a highly competitive
and often dangerous mad
race to the sea," according to
the Florida State Pilots
Association.
Parker was a former presi-
dent of the state pilots asso-
ciation and a 36-year veteran
of the state-regulated profes-
sion that dates to 1839 in
Florida.
He held the highest attain-
able certification for bar
pilots: the U:S. Coast Guard's
Unlimited Ocean Master's
License.
They are called bar pilots
because they guide.large ves-
sels such as car carriers and
container ships over the
shallow sandbar at the


entrance to a river.
Once aboard a large com-
mercial ship, local bar pilots
outrank a ship's captain.
"When my dad was on the
bridge of a ship, he was a
totally different person."
recalled Kevin Parker, whose
brother, Doug, is a third-gen-
eration pilot who guides
ships through the docking
process at Jacksonville ports.
"My dad gave all the boat
captains the devil. He was a
man who said what he
thought. You never had to
worry about what he was
thinking because he would
tell you."
Parker loved all things
nautical. He once purchased
a motor home simply
because the recreational
vehicle was named "South
Wind."
Bar piloting is a lucrative
profession pilots command
six-figure salaries) but it has
its moments of peril. Pilots
have to board ships in high
seas and climb long ladders
to the bridge.
One of Parker's brothers
was killed in a pilot boat
accident.
Bar pilots are a close-knit
community because job
openings are rare. Deputy
pilots are former ship cap-
tains or senior deck officers
who serve a minimum two-
year apprentice before
receiving a state license.
Many do not pass the state
exam on the first try, accord-
ing to the state pilots associ-
ation.
"When you are an appren-
tice pilot, you get the down-


town jobs, while the veter-
ans take the shorter runs,"
said Kevin Parker, who sur-
vived a near-fatal car acci-
dent several years ago.
"When I was in a wheel-
chair.'my dad poured' his life
into me. He was my best
friend."
Capt. Bob was a family
man who loved to tease his
nieces, nephews and grand-
children and get under
someone's skin.
Kevin Parker said his
father had a "strange friend-
ship" with former Mayport
shrimper Hilton Floyd,
adding that whenever the
two got together they imme-
diately "started arguing."
"He could be fierce when
he turned up the heat,"
Raymond Mickler said at the
memorial service.
"He delighted in making
me cry," kidded one of
Parker's nieces. "He was like
a father to me."
Joy Covington, who grew
up with Parker and is writing
a book about her childhood,
said Mayport was "one of
the most beautiful towns to
live in.
"We would play on the
sand hills."
Kevin Parker said his
father was one;of the so-
called "wharf rats" of pre-
World War II Mayport. On
his casket was placed a
flower arrangement with a
replica of a pilot boat on
top.
A 1960s-era photo of 11


See PARKER, A-10


by KATHY NICOLETTI
COL EMNST .
P onte Vedra resident Ada
Gaudio Ugles says,
"Food is the cement
that keeps families together."
Ugles and her husband,
Doug, both come from fami-
lies that placed a great
importance on good cooking
and family meals. It's almost
as if "food has been our mid-
dle name," she said.
Ugles grew up in an
Italian-American family in
New York City where she
said everything "centered
around cooking."
Her husband is of Polish
and Yugoslavian descent and
his father was a chef. The
couple worked in family"
restaurants for several years
before they began 20-year- l
teaching careers.
While she was a teacher,
Ugles spent every Sunday in
the kitchen preparing meals
so that her family could
have a home cooked dinner
every night. She also incor-
porated cooking into the
classroom experience for her
students.
Ugles taught third, fourth,
and fifth grade. A special
class project was a yearly
international luncheon.
Students brought in dishes
from whatever country their
family had originally been
from to share with the class.
Then, every year Ugles put
together a cookbook of the
recipes.
Retired in Florida for the
past 10 years, the Ugles
moved to Ponte Vedra about
six years ago. Two of their
f6ur children N6llV'eW'in"''-t
,Ponte Vedra with their fami-
lies. The couple have nine
grandchildren.
In addition to cooking,
Ugles volunteers at Palmer
Catholic Academy and Our
Lady Star of the Sea Catholic
Church, plays bridge and
poker, is in a book club, and
does water aerobics.
She also belongs to an
informal group of four ladies
who call themselves "the
Four Chefs." The group
meets on a regular basis to
cook and learn new things.
Next on their list is
Chinese cooking, Ugles said.
Each cooking sessions turns
into a dinner party when
their husbands join the
ladies to enjoy what they
have prepared.
Ugles also recently com-
piled a family cookbook with
recipes she has collected over
the years as well as recipes
handed down from both


L-+/COOKS


sides of the family.
Many of the Italian dishes;
Ugles included are those that
she learned by watching her
mother.
These were recipes that
came from her mother's fam-
ily in Italy and had probably
been passed down for several
generations.
The family edition of the
cookbook, "Nana's in the
Kitchen", was a Christmas
present from Ugles to the
women of the family. She
said she was pleasantly sur-
prised when her 15-year-old
grandson also asked for a
copy' of the cookbook.
Baking is one of Ugles spe-
cialties and she has many
recipes for Italian cookies,
cakes and other baked goods.
Taralli Dolci Di Pasqua or
Sweet Easter Cookies are
ring-shaped buttery cookies
with a lemony icing.
Durdeed or Italian Wine
Cookies are deep fried treats
coated with warm honey;
before serving. Anginetti
have the distinctive flavor of
anise in the cookie dough
and the glaze on top. -,
Ugles' recipe for Italian
Rum Cake is a modernized
version with a couple short-
cakes. A homemade cake can
be used but Ugles suggest
saving time and using a pur-
chased pound cake for this
dessert with the distinctive
ruri'flavor. '
IThe cake is refrigerated'
overnight with layers of
vanilla and chocolate pud-
ding and covered with
Shipped topping or confec-
tioner's, sugar before serving.
Pizza Rilstica is a family
favorite'. Ugles suggests using
pepperoni for the unique fla-
vor it adds to this pizza
made with no tomatoes.
For the Meatballs to serve
with Tomato Sauce, Ugles
uses a whole loaf of Italian
bread to.bind all the ingredi-
ents together. She bakes the
meatballs on a cookie sheet
before using them with the
classic Tomato Sauce.

The following are some of
Ada Ugles recipes. '

Taralli Dolci Di Pasqua'
6Sweet Easter Cookies)

See RECIPES, A-11


SILVER EAGLES


photo submitted
Color guard commander
Donald Murray, left,
cadet corps commander
. Ashley Nicks and drill
team commander
Candice Carmichael with
Sandalwood High
School's trio of national
championship
trophies.The Silver
Eagles won the 2006 Air
Force Junior ROTC
National Invitational Drill
Classic March 24 in
Macon, Ga. The stu-
dents also defended
their state title last week-
end in Valrico, Fla.,
bringing home a com-
bined 14 trophies. The
unit is under the direc-
tion of Col. Jimmy
Brown.
(More photos on A-10).


Pr.c.lo t., KATHY NICOLET
Ada Ugles of Ponte Vedra Beach has an easy recipe for
Italian Rum Cake that is rich and delicious.


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Mitalas-Bleak


Emily Marie Bleak and Peter
Casimir Mitalas, both of
Jacksoriville, were married
Saturday, April 1, at St. Joseph's
Historic Church in Mandarin.
Father Bernard Ahern per-
formed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
Robert and Teresa Bleak of
Ponte Vedra Beach. She
received a nursing degree from
the University of Florida in
2002 and is employed at St.
Luke's/Mayo hospital.
The groom is the son of V.
Paul and Sally Mitalas of
Jacksonville. He is a 2001 grad-


priolo ubtrrlned
The Mayport Council of the Navy League of the United States have been selected as an "Outstanding Council" for the second year
in a row. The honor was bestowed on only 10 Council out of the more than 200 nationwide. The national Navy League committee
selects councils based on criteria including attendance, recruitment, retention, ,Sea Cadets, charitable donations, and participation
in community affairs. Shown with recent quest speaker Vice Adm. James Stavridas, senior military assistant to the Secretary of
Defense, are'John Vargo, Pat Pumphrey, Joan Biermann, Rosanne Jameson, Rick Hoffman, Bob Lowenthal, Mike Manko, John
O'Neil, Bill Boydstun and Dan Biermann.


For the Kids


Yu-Gl-OH DUELS are
staged at 2 p.m. Saturday at
Books-A-Million, 738 Marsh
Landing Parkway, Jacksonville
Beach. Call 273-8055 for infor-
mation.
HANDS-ON CHILDREN'S
MUSEUM offers hands-on
activities, play and learning
opportunities for kids from
9:30 a.m, to 5 p.m. Monday
through Saturday at 8580
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville.
Admission is $3.50 force ilh ,.,
dren ages-1-.3 and $5.50 for all
others. Call 642-2688 for"
information.
JMOMNA'S ARTEXPLORI-
UM LOFT is a multi-genera-
tions learning environment
that offers 16 hands-on sta-
tions for children and adults
to explore the concepts in
modem and contemporary
art. Entry is free with paid
entrance to the Jacksonville
Museum of Modern Art.
Children are admitted free
every Sunday for family Free
Day at 333 Hemming Plaza in
downtown 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 playday
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 walk-
ers to 26 months old and
includes parachute play,
climbing and musical activi-
ties. Preschool children and
up attend without parents.
One trial class is free. Call
249-3828 for information or
visit www.heartsong-km.com.
ART CONNECTIONS at
the Cummer Museum of Art &
Gardens in Jacksonville con-
tains hands-on, lfigh-tech and


low-tech interactive exhibits
that encourage physical activi-
ty and quiet contemplation.
Walk through a painting, cre-
ate patterns with dance, make
a collage, listen to a sculpture,
or paint with a virtual paint-
brush. 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
and Thursday,. 10 a.m. to 5
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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
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several.small animals, can be
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uate of the U.S. Naval Academr',
at Annapolis, where he
received a bachelor's degree in
naval architecture. He is a pilot
with Sea Control Squadron 22
at NAS lacksonville.
Lucy Romaine was the maid
of honor. Natalie MNitrakos,
Kristen London and Kristina
James were bridesmaids Lt
Nicholas Panos was the best
man. Charles Watson, L.t. Brad
Whittington and Christian
Terrell were groomsmen.
After a honeymoon to
Bermuda, the couple will reside
in Jlacksonville.




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birth of a son, Jackson Scott
Birdsong, on March 21, 2006,
at Baptist Medical Center
Beaches.
The baby weighed 6 pounds
12 ounces and was 19 inches
long. Maternal grandparents
are Jack and Kathy Mills ol
Neptune Beach. Paternal
grandparents are Scott and
Norita Birdsong of Neptune
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Parker: 'Crossed the bar' March 28


Cont. from A-8
bar pilots, including Parker,
dressed in suits and ties and
standing proudly on a pilot
boat, is displayed at the
Mayport office of the St.
Johns Bar Pilots Association.
Parker was buried at the
Mayport Cemetery, next to
the grave of his son, "Little
Bill," Who died at age 2.
Following the burial,
friends and family gathered
at the historic Mayport
Presbyterian Church, where
Parker was an ordained elder.


During Sunday services,
Parker always sat at the rear
of the church in an old-fash-
ioned chair with his back to
the window.
The tiny church, which
seats about 60 people, was
the first choice for Parker's
memorial service.
"It's where we would have
had it but there just wasn't
enough room," said Kevin
Parker.
"Piloting was his life. He
lived and breathed it. I can
still see his white hair flying


in the breeze as he climbed
up the bridge ladder."
And like the famous
Tennyson poem about death
and rebirth ("I hope to see
my Pilot face to face when I
have crossed the bar") Kevin
Parker said his father had a
chance to say goodbye to
family and friends a day
before he died.
Wrote Tennyson: "Twilight
and evening bell, and after
that the dark! And may there
be no sadness of farewell,
when I embark."


photo surmmead
St. Johns River bar pilots in the mid-1960s on the pilot boat "Jacksonville." Capt. Bob Parker is in
the center of the second row of pilots.


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U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw of Jacksonville hosted his annual Congressional art competition at
the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. Students from the 4th Congressional District entered
their artworks for a chance to have it displayed in Washington, D.C. Shown above are Fletcher
High winners, from left, Brittany Palmer, Nina Li and Joel Card. Not pictured: Holly Woodyard.


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Taylor Lee, a third grader at San Pablo Elementary School, is one of several area students whose
art work is on display at the Beaches Branch Library. Lee's clay display, "Dragon Storyteller," will
be on exhibit through April 14. The best young artists from area schools will compete in a district-
wide art show in May.


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FROM STAFF

The Fletcher High School
Advisory Council cSACI will
meet.at 6 p.m. Thursday, April
20, mi the.administrative con-
f erence room.

Puppet shows are held on
the fourth Thursday of every
month at the Seaside
Playgarden, 223 8th Ave. S. in
Jacksonville Beach. The next
show is Thursday, Feb. 23. The
stories are appropriate for ages
2 through 9 and are offered free


)UCATION BRIEFS


to the public. Call 247-1314.

The lacksoniille Symphony
Orchestra makes many of its
concerts available to students
for only 55. Family members
accompanying young students
are also welcome at the same
price (up to two fanuly 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.
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the Arts is offering after-school
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Students will participate in
improvisation, theater games,
storytelling, and mime exercis-
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Cont. from A-8

Dough:

five and one-half cups all-
purpose flour
one and one-half T baking
powder

6 eggs

1 cup sugar

one and one-half sticks
unsalted butter, melted

one and one-half T vanilla
extract, of more

Icing:

3 cups confectioners sugar

4 T water

1 T lemon juice

1 tsp. vanilla extract

multi colored sprinkles,
optional

Preheat oven to 350
degrees and set oven racks in
upper and lower thirds..

To make the dough: corIm-
bine the flour and baking
powder, stirring well to mix.
Whisk the eggs in a bowl,
then whisk in all the remain-
ing ingredients in order. Fold
in the flour mixture, -

Turn dough out on a
floured surface and knead
lightly to mix. Separate into
equal pieces about 4 T
each). Roll each into an 8'%0n
rope, then into a circle.

Prepare cookie sheets by
covering with parchment
paper or spray with cooking
spray. Place 5 or 6 taralli on
each pan.

Bake the taralli abut 30 to
40 minutes, or until well
puffed and deep golden.
Cool on racks.

To make the icing:
Combine all ingredients in a
saucepan and heat gently
until lukewarm. Brush over
the tops of the cooled cook-
ies and sprinkle with multi-
colored sprinkles if desired.


alian Anise Cookies


Anginetti (Italian
Anise Cookies)

Dough: -

three-quarters cup sugar

1 stick of unsalted butter,
melted

2 large eggs

one-quarter cup milk

1 tsp. anise extract

two and.three-quarters cup
all-purpose

two and one-half tsp. bak-
ing powder

one-quarter tsp.,salt

Glaze:

1 cup confectioners sugar

4 -5 tsp: milk

1 tsp. anise extract

multi-colored sprinkles or
nonpareils

'Heat oven to 325 degrees.
/Coat baking sheets with.non-
stick spray.

To make the dough: beat
the first 5 ingredients in a
large bowl with a mixer until
blended. On low speed, beat
in next 3 ingredients until
blended.

Drop rounded measuring
teaspoons of dough 2 inches
apart onto prepared baking
sheets.

Bake 8-10 minutes until
bottoms are light golden.
Remove cookies to wire rack
to cool.

To make glaze: whisk con-
fectioner,s sugar with milk
and anise extract in a small
bowl until smooth.

Dip tops of cookies in
glaze, and while wet sprinkle
with nonpareils. Let set.

Store in an airtight con-
tainer at room temperature
for up to 2 weeks or freeze
up to one month.


Italian Rum Cake

2 large Sara Lee Pound
Cakes, sliced one-half to one
inch

1 small box instant French
vanilla pudding

1 small box chocolate
instant pudding

one-half cup rum

one-half cup sour cream

4 cups milk

1 tsp. vanilla extract

Cool Whip

chopped nuts

confectioner's sugar

Sprinkle the pound cake
slices with rum. Arrange
about half of the cake slices
6 On the bottom of a 10-inch
springform pan. Crumble the
cake if necessary to cover all
of the bottom of the pan.

Blend 2 cups mlk and sour
cream until smooth. Add
vanilla pudding mix, blend
well, and add vanilla extract.
*Let sit. for 2 minutes and :
'pour over cake layer.

Put another laver of cake
on top of vanilla pudding,
completely covering the pud-
ding.

Make chocolate pudding
with 2 cups milk as per direc-
tions on box. Let sit for 2
minutes and pour on top of
cake layer. .

Cover and refrigerate
overnight.

On the next day, use a
knife to cut around the edge
of the cake to loosen the
sides. Take off the outer rim
of the pan.,

Just before serving, spread
the top with Cool Whip (or
whipped cream if desired)
arid sprinkle with chopped
nuts. If desired, sprinkle con-
fectioner,s sugar over the
chocolate layer before serv-
ing instead of the whipped
topping.


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SPRINGING THE BLUES FESTIVAL


Pholo by JAKE ROTH
Blues guitarist Eric Steckel, left, performs at the Springing the Blues Concert in Jacksonville
Beach. Steckel is on stage with his band.


Photo by JAKE ROTH
Organizers of the Blues fest were often on their feet applauding or dancing during the perform-
ances.


The 16th annual
Springing the Blues
Festival attracted large
crowds for three days at
Jacksonville Beach's
Seawalk Pavilion. Blues
music dominated the
stage, but some reggae
and funk music were
also performed.
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Photo by JAKE ROTH
Acrobatic fun attracted some of those attending the festival.


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Fletcher teams set for Gateway tests



Baseball, softball and -

track squads are vying

for Conference crowns


FROM STAFF

Some runners, jumpers and
throwers from Fletcher High's
tack team got in a good warm-
up for this week's Gateway
Conference championship meet
by participating in the Chandra
Cheesborough Invitational last
Saturday at Ribault High School.
Freshman distance runner
Megan Bary led the way for the
Senators, win-
ning both the
girls mile and
two-mile runs.
Bary used a
strong kick in
the final 100
meters to take
over first place
in the 1,600-
meter run, fin-
ishing in a time
of 5:26.40. --
A short time
later Bary Softball, bas
crossed the fin- teams ii
ish line in
12:10.90 in the Conference
3,200) to grab
her second win of the afternoon.
Teammate Kaleigh Hecht fin-
ished forth in the 3,200 with a
time of 14:46.40.
Other Fletcher girls turning is
strong performances included
Onika Whyte docking a 13.52 in
the, 100 meters to take eighth
place, and Tescha Givins who
sprinted to a fifth-place finish in
the 400 meters..
The Senators' Michael Johns
was second in the shot put, with
teammate Jacque Carter finish-
ing in fourth place.
Distance runner Alex Schanen
came in sixth in the boys 3,200
with a time of 11:02.30.
Members of the Senators boys
and girls tack teams ivdll com-,
pete in the Gateway Conference
championships Thursday at
Raines High School.
In baseball, Fletcher was set to
take on Ed \Vhite High on
Tuesday afternoon at Mandarin,
after White clipped Sandalwood,
11-6, in the opening round of
the conference tourney. In other
opening round action Monday,
Wolfson topped Lee,. 8-1,
Stanton pounded out a 12-2 win


over Jackson, Mandarin pulver-
ized Raines, 18-1, and Terry
Parker clubbed First Coast, 10-2.
The Senators i12-4) earned a
first-round bye in the Gateway
tournament. The conference
semifinals and championship
game will be played at
Jacksonville University on April
5-6.
Top seed in the Gateway event
is fine, according to Senators
head coach
Kevin Brown,
but the team
has its eve on
the number one

upcoming dis-
trict tourna-
ment.
"If we can get
that number
one seed then
basically all
we'll have to do
ball and track is win one
n Gateway game," he said.
"With the five
tournaments. [pitchers] we
have, hopefully
we'll be able to find somebody
who can get people out."
Brown will look to get
Fletcher's offense back on track
following last Wednesday's 8-2
home loss to Mandarin. In that
contest, the Senators' bats went
cold, Brown said, and the team
fell behind early after giving up
three walks to lead off the game
and surrendering three runs in
the top of the first.
In softball, Fletcher exploded
for 17 runs on 15 hits to demol-
ish Lee, 17-1, in the opening
round of the Gateway Confer-
ence tournament.
Winning pitcher Jenny
Griswold went all five innings,
.glDfS ,B...fp eJj ts and.- oie
"iarned irun C:Cm Strobrndge had
a double and Angela Gentry
belted a triple for the Senators,
who scored five runs in the first
inning then padded their advan-
tage with 11 more in the second,
aided by a total of eight Lee
errors.
With the victory, the Senators
advanced to the second round
where they were slated to take
on Mandarin at 6 p.m. Tuesday.


Photo v ROB beArNGELO
Fletcher High sprinter Sheniqua Woods, left. receives the baton from teammate Onika Whyte in the girls 4 X 100 relay during
Saturday's Chandra Cheesborough Invitational track and field meet at Ribault High School. Whyte ran the third leg of the race for
the Senators while Woods ran the anchor leg.





Gators earn NCAA respect


Phoo t, ROB DeAIIJGELO
Senators freshman distance runner Megan Bary rounds the final
turn in the girls 1,600-meter run Saturday at the Cheesborough
Invitational. Bary won the 1,600 in 5:26.40 and later took first in
the 3,200-meter run with a winning time of 12:10.90. She is the
top-ranked girls distance runner in the Gateway Conference.


By REX EDMONDSON
SPORTS COLUMNIST
Win, lose or rained out, the
Florida Gators have to-be the
team of the year in the NCAA.
By the same token, Billy
Donovan should be coach of
the year.
We could be a little biased,
but they have to salute a team
that came' back from the tem-
porarily dead during the regu-
lar season.to play like the bad
things never happened and it
knew what it was doing all the
time that was heading for
the national championship
game.
Even with all the attention
George Mason University got
as the Cinderella team of the
year, the Gators just pulled up
their pantaloons and buried
the Patriots, 73-58, rendering
their foes just as dead as their
old namesake, the original
George Mason. Florida beat
the challengers with as sharp a
three-point attack as seen all
season. But they also beat the
Pats on defense. Fact is, if the
first Red Coats had been as
awesome, George Mason and
thfe Big G (George
Washington) may not have
chased the limes out of this
country.
The Gators probably would
have found a way to win last
Saturday night up in Indy
without Lee Humphrey's six
three-pointers. The George
Masons would have been hard
put to stop Donovan's
Dandies anyway. Joakim
Noah, the titular leader of
these cutthroats, might have
just scared the Patriots into
capitulating. The nation, led
by the media, just fell in love
with George Mason U.


Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Florida fans watching the NCAA championship game at Sneakers in Jacksonville Beach cele-
brate the team's halftime lead over UCLA. Florida won its first NCAA championship, 73-57.


But Florida is just plain
good. This drive to the cham-
pionship reminds some of us
of the way the Jacksonville
University Dolphins almost
made it 36 years ago.
For those too young to
know about it, theJU team led
by towering players Artis
Gilmore and Pembrook
Burrows, who ranged in the 7-
to 8-foot category, and floor-
led by Rex Morgan (Batman
and Robin they were called),
the Dolphins almost pulled
off the miracle of their day in
1970.
This wouldn't be a big story
otherwise except that Artis
and Pembrook, along with
diminutive Chipper Dublin,


made history on the Arlington
campus by integrating the
Jacksonville University sports
program.
To say that Artis, who went
on to a fine NBA career, was
awesome is like saving the sky
is high. Size is not as eye-bog-
gling now, but it was then.
Artis was so tall that when he
got a haircut the barber
pumped himself up.
Yep, the miracle burst in the
final with a loss in the cham-
pionship game, but the
Dolphins, coached by Joe
Williams and Tom Wasdin,
made history. Until that sea-
son, probably half of
Jacksonville' didn't even know
where or what JU was. It


caused one of the biggest
excitements the old town had
seen since the fire of 1901.
One thing that's come out
of all the NCAA coverage this
year is that now the world
knows who or what George
Mason is and was.
Whatever the outcome of
Monday night's game against
UCLA was to be, the Gators
have only increased their
glory. Cheers for Coach
Donovan and his gang.
Incidentally, almost lost
between golf and bounce ball,
the Jacksonville Suns open
their Southern League pen-
nant defense this week at the
Ball Grounds. Give them a
visit you'll like it.


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FISHING




Wahoo in the blue water, big



drum, sheepshead at jetties


W ahoo were caught
last week from the
blue water. Big black
drum and plenty of
sheepshead were caught at the
jetties and around the pilings
of the Jacksonville Beach Pier.
Capt. Darrell Smith, and his
son Ty, trolled from the 'Papa
Styles" last Wednesday at the
ledge and caught three wahoo
at 50, 50 and 60 pounds.
Sunday, at the Elton bot-
tom, Capt. Pat Purgason, his:
son Ty, and Roy Cox fished
from' the "Down Pat" and
caught a 15-pound king and
their limit of big beeliners.
Scott Stevens and Dennis
Green dropped their baits
down over the nine mile bot-
tom and caught five snapper
to 15 pounds and two nine-
pound grouper last Thursday.
Jetty guide Fred Morrow had
plenty of action on five trips
to the rocks last week and a
single trip to the canal. On
Monday morning, along the
jetties, Jim Padgett and Libby
Morris fished with Fred and
caught 22 sheepshead weigh-
ing up to five pounds. Lenova
Stewert fished'with Fred on
Tuesday for 23 sheepshead to
eight pounds.
Veteran anglers Johnny and
Buddy Nettles went with Fred
on Wednesday. They bagged
16 sheepshead and a 22-inch
redbass. Dr. Robert H. Still and
Fred took the "Little Yvonne"
toward Sisters Creek on
Thursday and finished the
morning with four reds, a pair
of flounder and two trout.
It was back to the rocks for
Capt Fred and his guests John
Blount and Trui Vu on Friday.
They used live fiddlers and
caught 18 sheepshead to 7.5
pounds and four drum to 45
pounds. On Saturday, Tom
Whidden and his daughter,
Sarah, put their fiddlers, clams
and crab along the jetties and
caught 13 sheepshead to six
and a half pounds and five
reds to 33 inches.
Capt. Kirk Waltz On his'
"Enterprise" last Wednesday
with Lerrie Jenkins and guests
iced down 12 sheepshead and
two speckled trout and on
Sunday, with David and Paige
Bissel, Capt. Kirk brought
i. home 21 sheepshead and two
reds. All were caught with fid-
Sdlers and jigs.
lack Ogin. using dead
shrimp for bait on 15-pound
test line, caught a huge 79-
pound black drum along the
south jetties.
Pete Sheldon, James Murray
and John Cartilidge brought
up a 56-pound black drum
and 20 sheepshead qn a trip.to
the rocks last week on the
"Mower Money."
lames Gergley and Matt
Hamilton aboard the "Head
Hunter" last Monday and
Tuesday caught their limit of
sheepshead on each trip. Their
largest weighed seven pounds.
Capts. David King and Mike
Morris teamed up Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday tor
their limit of sheepshead and
redbass at the jetties. All were
caught on clams and fiddlers.
Canal guide John Dyrssen,
with Dwight Hibbard and his
daughter, Candy, fished
\Vednesdav on the failing tide
south of the McCormick
Bridge and caught five speck-
led trout, a flounder and lots
of yellowmouth and spots.
On Thursday Charles Ortez
and his son Charles Jr. fished
with John near the Butler
Bridge and up Pablo Creek for
five reds, a flounder and two
trout.


WIMPY SUTTON
FISHING LEADER


Sheepshead was the big
story from the Pier last week,
some weighing, over, six.
pounds. Eric Dailey caught
seven sheepshead to 7.5'
pounds on Saturday and six
sheepshead on Sunday. All
were caught with live fiddlers.
around the pier's pilings near
the end.
On Saturday Jim Franklin
caught three sheepshead at
six, seven and eight pounds.
Travis Moody came off the
pier Friday with a pair of four-
pound sheepshead and a
dozen whiting in his cooler.
Thomas Verdi caught two
sheepshead on Saturday at
five and six pounds. Also on
the pier, Al Wiltshire and John
Burroughs used fresh dead
shrimp to catch 18 whiting
and dozens of small trout and
stingrays.
Offshore bottom fishing
slowed a little last week except
for great catches of large bee-
liners.
Anglers from Farmland
Foods aboard the "Mayport
Princess" on a trip last week
cleaned a 10-pound man-
grove, nine-pound snapper
and hundreds of big beeliners.
Everybody had his limit.
The out of town catch of the
week has to come from the
"Child's Play." Capt. Shawn
Dieterman, Mike Frances and,
Jerry Moulton fishing off Cape
Canaveral in 1,500 e'et4 of
'water said they mised"'fdtfr
swordfish in the evening, but
the next morning Jerry


ABOVE: From left: Dan
Haskins, Lou Haskins, Paula
Haynes and Bob Haynes
caught these big snapper
recently on an excursion
aboard the "Sea Dancer" with
Captain Dennis Young.


hooked up and landed a blue
marlin weighing 200-pounds.
The big blue hit a ballyhoo
with color. They also caught
three 25-pound dolphin.
Capt. Dennis Young, on the
"Sea Dancer" last week spent
three trips trying the
sheepshead with his guests.
On Saturday, with, Willy.
Chaffee and four others, they
caught 24 sheepshead and on
Sunday with the. Conlee
Conklin party Dennis reports
a catch of 30 stheepshead. .
Capt. Dave Sipler,. with his
party, fished the river last
Thursday and pulled up 10
speckled trout to five pounds,
four yellowmouth, a red and a
sheepshead. And onr Friday"
Capt. Dave and his party
boxed 15. yellowmouth, a


pompano, a drum and a
sheepshead.
Larry "Fishman" Finch and
his wife, Murphy, fished the
surf just north of Marineland
last Thursday and caught 29
pompano and 49 whiting. ,
Earlier in the week, below
Daytona in the surf, Larry and
Murphy filled two coolers with
pompano and whiting. Allf
were caught with sandfleas.
Ron Watterman and Charlie,
Bosco fished the 'surf at
Mantanzas for dozens of whit-
ing and pompano.
All were caught with sand-
fleas.
Terry Newsome fished the
surf at Crescent Beach and
caught his limit of pompano
arind 35 whiting.
Good Fishing. :.


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856 Mayport
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s 859 Jacksonville
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ATLANTIC BEACH, 1861 Beach
Court, 1 block Io Ocean. 3BR/2BA on
ce-sac. lovely neighboincod $649.
19041249-2268. 9041651-9081


ATLANTIC BEACH
TOWNHOMES
TWO BLOCKS TO THE SEA'
322 4th St., 2270sf, 3BR, 2 f2BA, beauti-
fully remodeled. Tile & wood floors. gran-
lie & slainless Kitchen, int laundry room.
sunny Florida Room, 1 1,2 car gar.
fenced yard. $559.000
A SHORT BIKE RIDE TO THE OCEAN
147 & 149 Magnotia'St. 1060s1 each unit
Bu,- oe 'r ooth Prlectl or in, esior 2BR
1 1 2BA, new carpel & paini. all appi.
WDHu lenced yard Move in now,
$234,900 eacn.
JEANNE LANCASTER
MAGNOLIA PROPERTIES
(904)476-3713.
PV FSBO, 5BR/4BA, 3400SF.
Brick home on 1'2 acre golt course lot.
Formal LR' DR, 43' great room and new
SS gourmet Kitchen; 2 1,2 car garage.
285.2914 : .
PONTE VEDRA TPC Sawgrass 1600s *
enlarged palio 2-car garage, newly re.
modeled. $379.000 285-0659
OPEN HOUSE
SUNDAY. 12noon-4pm 620 Paradise
Court. Al3antic Beacrh. 3BR'2BA
1284 500. 803-3260
NEWER, CUSTOM built. private, ocean.
Iront home win hign dune views or meT
ocean and Intracoaslal Waterwav. Approx
4458+ sl 5BR'4 5BA dcent onice, ile and
hardwood floors. normal living and dining.
Spool and spa. screened lanai with hol tub.
lush landscaping and loaded. $2.750,000
Phyllis Staines, 904-476-SOLD RE/MAX
Coastal Real Estale www.psitanes corn
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2-4
1532 Sand Dollar Cir
: $270 000
Great location, greal nousel This 3BR,
2.5BA house in Summer Sands is lUSl 1
mile ornom the beacri Light & bright interior
with 1,564 sq.h ofl tie, carpet and up-
grades. Newer stainless appliances &
cabinets in kitchen, newer master bath
sinks and new concrete patio. Coidweil
Banker Wallter Williams Realty. Inc.
:904i285-5000
NORTH JAX Beach. 3BR.2BA wipool 10
blocks ocean, poolnouse, 76'x 176' lot
$369,900 Jay 1904)t2t9-0778
MUST SELLI Atlantic Beach, Golt. waier
view. 3/2 pool. $415.500 1555 Linkside
Dr. Pics @ hlp '/minlotube.nel/136118.
(251)327-8394
FSBO- HARBOR Winds,, 4BR/2BA,.
2058sf. Large cul-de-sac lot. New carpet,
tile, and hardwood. Many more upgrades.
By appointment No brokers. $339.000'
904-221-7369
ICW, HOLIDAY HARBOR. FSBO Large
loit., 4BR.2BA, 2400s winground pool
t'ew CH&A root $324,900 246.2336,
463-7245 OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY.
4/1. 2485 Castaway Dr off San Pablo Ra
JAX BEACH 3BR12BA. 2-car garage.
$331.000. 1045 N. 17th SI 1904;241-6922
www.jaxbeachonline.com
PONTE VEDRA. FSBO. 3BR/2BA,Corian
countertops, 1250sf. Fireplace, 1-car ga-
rage, 'community pool. Walk to Ocean.
$269,000. 463-0505.
FIXER UPPER
1611 6TH Ave North. 3BR/2BA 1450sf,
concrete block, 1-car garage, pool, in-
giound sprinkler system, good roof,,good
AC and new pool heater, upgraded win-
dows, $279,000. 655-1534.'
PONTE VEDRA Home, 3/2 w/1570sf. Up-
graded home on corner lot. 904-339-0231
Perry Bermuda Realty www.dare2dream-
team.com
SINGLE FAMILY, detached home, 3/2/1,
ready to move In, 600 Staffordshire Drive
. (off Girvin). Open House Saturday 11am-
4pm $159.900, FSBO will co-op.
472-5921.
ACROSS A1A from TPCI 3BR/2BA
1536sf, pool, FP, lakefront, $399K,
607-1030.
FSBO S. Jax Boh,. 2 houses, 3055sf:
each, 5/4 & 4/3- 1.5, energy efficient, all
concrete block, kit. upgrades & more. Call
249-6983 for Info & pricing.
NEAR MAYO Clinic, off San Pablo.
3BR/2BA, 2-car, remodeled. $315,000. In-
dependent Brokers, 710-3111.
ATLANTIC BEACH. FSBO. 780 Jasmine
St. 3BR/2BA. New CH&A' hardwood
floors, 12'x24' enclosed porch. Large lot.
$194,000. 318-2900, 742-6227.


OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4
603 Selva Lakes Cir
$339,000
Four blocks to the ocean This lovely
2BR/2.5BA townhome in Selva Lakes, At-
lantic Beach features an open & inviting
floorplan and has recently been completed
updated. New kitchen with new.cabinets,
countertops, & .appliances. New wood
flooring, carpet & paint. Cozy refurbished
fireplace, retiled master bath, great com-
munity amenities, and morel Coldwell,
Banker Walter Williams Realty, Inc.
(904)285-5000.
TPC SPECIAL
POOL HOME IN JAX BEACH, FL
3BR/2BA; 2151sf., 2 car garage, gated
comm. HW & tiled floors, open floor plan,
S appliances, Ig laundry room. Many up-
grades. Won't last long Call
(904)859-5754 1463 Blue Heron Ln E.
$454,900.
ATLANTIC BCH, 3/2.5, 2-car garage, new
tile, paint, carpet, fenced yard, $229,900.
203-305-7464.
PONTE VEDRA FSBO 3BR/2.5BA, 2-car
garage. $1550sf, open floor plan, 42"
Hickory cabinets, granite counter tops;
n'ew berber carpet, hard wood floors,
$318,000 463-0505..
FSBO- ICW 3BR/ 2BA, great marshview
$335,500 or lease option- $1700/mo.
14046 Pine Island Dr. 242-4040.
BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED JAX
BEACH HOME. Located at 1404 Declara-
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list. Asking $349.000. Call (904)563-1516.


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WINDSOR PARKE GOLF
OPEN SUNDAY. APRIL 2, 1-4PM
13870 Windsor Park Dr Nonn. :3BR/2BA.
isede brick. 223551 hardwood liocts. sunrc.om.
cut- panto rth nol lub 5439,900 FSBO
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ATLANTIC BEACH
3BR,2BA. 2000sf., naidwood Iloors, over.
sized lot 328 10th SI 1699.000 Sie-e
246-9915. .
NEPTUNE BEACH. 3BR/2BA, 1750si
hardwood ioors. 4 blocks to Beach Lot
70'x100' 412 Soulh Street $399,000
McGuire Mortgage, 246-9915.
ATLANTIC SHORES
119 37th AVE. SOUTH
tleal,,y renc.'ai,3 3BR 26A, '.aulled Ceil.
rigs 50x123 tot New rooI. HVAC Hard-
wood Iloors nea kitchen, all appliances
2-car garage. ,
$795,000 536-8268
FSBO. NEW Construction, 17mr Ave.
Soumn. Jax Beacn. unique location next to
park with Oceanviews 3BR,/35BA, 3
floors, with decks on 2nd & 3rd Iloors Too
many amenities to include Buy now .
pIck cc.lors & loonng Call 904)472-4753,
ask lor David $595 000 Completion in
July. Will co-op.
FSBO 10TH Ave Soulh Jax Beachr.
3BR,1 5BA. fenced. carporl Relurisneo,.
like new $390k. 398-0232
INTRACOASTAL OWNER FlritAiCING
10K rdon. 6S. APR. 3BR 2BA home with
huge GR, FP garage liled kilchen and
bans Recently renovated $298,900.
850-230-6006


JAX BEACH Duplex' 415 81h Ave lJonn,
$449.000 247-5774 770-979-2632
ATTENTION
INVESTORS
TWO TOWNHOUSES, 2BRi2BA. 1200sI
each. With ADDITIONAL BUILDING LOT,
East of AlA, NEPTUNE BEACH.
$1,200,000. 246-8267
FSBO, N. JAX BCH. 3BR'2BA, lenced
yard New paint in'out. New carpel
CH&A. $289.900 1904)509-2593
FSBO INTRACOASTAL Waterway deep
water access 3BR'25BA, 1800sf. 2 car
garage, newly remodeled. 2 boat I iis
'I-coveredi, 5589,000. 463-0505
DUPLEX, 1ST SI Neptune Beach 500FT
TO BEACH. 12) modern 2BR. 1BA wa
porch, Ig lot. $629,000. Will co-op By
appt. 246-9331 or icellt 607-4766
N. JAX Beach, 3BR/2BA pool ome :
fireplace, 2-car garage. $360,000.
(904)249-1890 .
AFFORDABLE JAX Beach, second floor,
marshview condo Is perfect for anyone
who wants to live at the beach but not pay
beach prices, Move-in ready w/retrigera.
lor, microwave wa.her dryer and ceiling
plans Fresrhly Ipainied interior securry srys
lem. screened lanai. and fireplace are tust
some ol ine upgrades, $157.900. Phriilis
Siaines 904-476-SOLD RE'MAX Coasial
Real Esialte www psianesE com
SOUTHSIDE OFF Belton. Brick homern
3BR 2BA, 1895sf,- built 1987,many up-,
gradess $292,500. Independent Brokers
710-3111.
PVB, 3BR/2BA +den, gated community,
comm. pool. $389,900 or rent $1800/mo.
(904)273-9549.
OPEN HOUSE April 8th, 1:30-3:30pm,
3 Drum Place, PVB, Priced to sell..
ATLANTIC BEACH. FSBO. 5 Blocks to
Ocean. 3BR/2.5BA, sunroom, fireplace,
fenced yard, carport, $380,000.
(904)349-0529.
COME TO the beautiful North Georgia
Mountains. New homes from the
low $100,000's built on 1+ acre lots.
Several models available. Please call
770-754J0075.
ATLANTIC BEACH; 4BR/3BA, large, pri-
vate lot, 6 blocks to Ocean. $340,000.
Studio Oceanfront Condo, very small,
great view. $300,000. 270-2333.


JAX BEACH, the only available 2nd Floor
condo facing toward ocean on 2nd Street,
553sf, nice, $168,000 (904)608-4725.
PONTE VEDRA Bch, 1-1/2mile from
ocean, Grand Cay Villas, beautiful
2BR/1BA, hardwood and ceramic floors,
screened patio, all the extras, $189,500.
(843)338-3482.
PVB GRAND Cay. 2BR/1BA, ALL NEW1
Maple cabinets, granite tops, hardwood
floors throughout, upgraded fixtures, stain-
less appliances, preserve view, 3rd floor.
$209,900. Broker/owner. 614-7777.


ATLANTIC BEACH AFFORDABLE LUXURY. Minutes to
DESIRABLE BEACH AVE TOWNHOME Beach & Historic downtown & Fernadina
End unit w/fenced yard. 3BR/26.5BA, Beach. Two furnished models, 2 & 3BR.
1680-7 Beach Ave. 2150ef, beach access Prices start at $185,900. Call for more In-
across street. Kitchen Isle w/ceramlo tile. formation, THE PALMS AT AMELIA.
Wood burning fireplace, screened porch (904)277-1983.
w/deck. SIngle garage. $712,000 by wwwthepalmsatamella.com
Owner 477-0102. Help U Sell Coastal Realty


OCEANFRONT- S. Jax Beach. Never
lived-in, 3rd floor unit in the Watermark.
3BR/3BA 2310sf. $1,175,000. Werner Re-
alty Corp. (904)249-8443 x106.
PALMS AT Marsh .Landing,' 2BR/2BA,
1 -car garage. FSBO. Visit
www:thepalms114.com for pics.
$224,990. Open House, Sunday 4/9, 1pm-
,4pm or call 237-5125.
PVB OCEAN GROVE 2/2/+
Lakeview- Fireplace- Newl Save $14k this
week No condo fees 1 yearl, Info pies.
727-458-4230, $218K FSBO. Must Seel
JAX BEACH 2BR/2BA, w/fireplace,
WDHU, CH&A, 4 blocks to the ocean,
ground floor, handicap accessible,
205,000. No Realtors please. Call
249-8214 for appt.
PRIVATE BEACH Access. 2BR/2BA, fur-
nished, 1st floor, fully renovated. Steps to
garage. $242,000. 537-4083..


SUMMERHOUSE AT Old Ponte Vedra,
1 BR/1 BA, 550sf, tiled throughout, new ap-
pliances, washer/dryer, AC, gated, ground
floor. Golf course view, $139;900:
(904)608-1730.
FSBO- PVB condo, 2BR 2BA w/ garage,
gol(course views. $225. (904)806-1202.
1/1 FURNISHED,. 1 block from beach,
laundry free, pool, pets ok. $950/mo.
477-4640 .
PONTE VEDRA. Ocean Links. 1st Floor;
1BR/1BA, screened porch, lagoon/golf
view, clubhouse, pool, exercise room.
FSBO. $180,000. 285-6440. ,


HANNA PARK. Like new, 3BR/2BA sin-
gle, 1215sf, w/carport, deck, all GE kitch-
en, CH&A, washer/dryer, new carpet.
Many upgrades. Financing available. Re-
becca, 246-7684.


EXCELLENT LOCATION, storefront, ap-
proximately 900sf. 415 3rd St. South.
$499,000. (904)537-0503.
RENT VS. Ownil What makes more
sense?? Brand new office condos, con-
crete construction, at the beach, starting
at $130,000. Let us show you the differ-
ence. You can own your own office. Call
Mark at The Dilworth Realty Group of
Vanguard GMAC. 591-6976.




WALK TO BEACH
2/1 townhouse, W/D included, CH/A, ce-
ramic tile, approx. 900sf. 404 13th Ave S.,
Jax Bch. No pets. $825/mo, $825/sec.
dep. (904)343-9908

ATLANTIC BEACH. Ground floor 1BR
private in-law suite in newer upscale
house. Kitchen, living room, dining area,
washer/dryer, deck, carport, central air,
ceiling fans, cable+ HBO, alarm, central
vac., no smoking, utilities included, 300 ft.
to beach. Small pet OK. $1050/mo.
(904)607-1177.


JAX BEACH- Jardin, 3/2, 1500sf., garage. WOLF CREEK, WIC, brand new 3BR
$263K. Owner/ Broker. Call Renee L. 2.5BA, 1 car gar., 1700sf, lawn care incl.,
Baron. Inc 1904)242-2821. $1450/mo. Realtor owned. 994-3608.


VALENCIA CONDO, Jax: Beach/PVB.
New construction, 2BR/2BA. Concierge,
spa, ..pool. San Marco style. See at
www.valenciacondos.com. Asking
$.404 900 ibic...urie-l 904.16-7975


MUST SALE 3BR tBA.. close to school.
navy base. Oeacn. in nice quieL park
$17,0r00i owner finance w.$5000 down or
best cash offer. 249-9347.


NEW COZY 1BR, deck w/ocean view,
CH&A. Water, sewer, garbage included.
Credit check, No pets..$750/mo. 514-8530
SAWGRASS COUNTRY-CLUB. a garage
3BR,'2.5BA, porcn. Lease irmc. owner
280.9018
2BR.1 BA 1200SF, .washer/dryer, CH&A,
sunroom, large work. room, 1 .block to
ocean. $995.mo. 1904)525-1676.
2BR/1BA JAX, BEACH newly renovated
w/washer/ dryer, quiet area, available
now. $875/mo + deposit. 201 N. 9th St.
246-9162 (3#)


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Clubhouse, 3 Pools, Balconies


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(Corner of Penman & Seagate)

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S01 Deerfield Lakes Maypon 2/2
S16 Belleza Ponte Vedra 1/1
234 Belleza Ponte Vedra 2/2
1702 ilda'. .l Miaish Lnding Ja.\ Beach 3/2
10S The Fountains Ponte Vedra 2/1.5
1027 BeUeza Ponte Vedra 2/2
403 Tournament Road Ponte Vedra/Fairfield 2/2
, 125 The Fountains Ponte Vedra 3/2
63 Tifton Cove North Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass CC 3/2
S67 Fisherman Cove Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass CC 2/2
1604 Ocean Pond Court Jax Beach 3/2.5
90 Cat Road Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass. 3/2
337 Charlemagne Fiddler's Marsh/PV 3/2
4448.Pebbl6brook Drive Jax/Riverbrook @ Glen Kernan 3/2
1978 Glenfield Crossing Ct St. Johns Golf & CC 4/2.5
3343 Ligruhic;a Ptirnqe Lane Ja\ Beach 3/3
2001 Wnmdlammer Ln South Ponte Vedra 3/3.5 +ofc
637 Bonaire Circle Jax Beach/Ocean Cay 4/2.
529 Sunset Drive 'Ponte Vedra. 3/2.5
534 Morrungside Dri'e Ponte Vedra 4/2.5
109 Gardenia Avenue Ponte Vedra/Fairfield 4/2
3565 Bay Island Circle Jax Beach/Ocean Cay 3/2.5+1loft,
211 Mira Vista Jax/Intracoastal 3/2
,117 Deer Cove Dr Marsh Landing 4/2.5
9910 Preston Trail Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass CC 3/2.5
806 Metropolitan Jax Beach 3/2
1316 Turtle Dunes Ct. South Ponte Vedra 5/4
408 Berkman Plaza Jax/Downtown Riverfront 2/2+1loft
12907 Huntley Manor Dr Jax Golf & Country Club 5/4


Il9 12ii 1I L OIIiI'D
$1350 The Fountains Ponte Vedra .. 3/2 1700
$1400 Beach Club Villas Sawgrass Beach Club Eff. 600
$1500/wk 2503S.PonteVedra(SPECIALRATE) S. Ponte Vedra 4/2.5 2100
$1800/wk The Retreat Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront 2/2 1600
$2000 Vista Del Mar Jax Beach/Oceanside 3/2 1700
$2400 17i' Ave. North w/pool .Jax Beach 3/1.5 1500
$2400 Beach House Condo Ponte Vedra Blvd. 3/2 1700
$2400 444 La Reserve Circle Ponte Vedra/L'Atrium 2/2+office 1600
$2500/wk728 Oceanfront Neptune Beach/Oceanfront 3/2.5 w/gamerm2600
$2600 534 Morningside Drive Ponte Vedra 4/2.5 2400
$2700/wk 2824 Coastal Hwy Vilano Beach/Oceanfront 6/4 4000
$2900 4160 Coastal Hwy.(SPECIALRATE) Vilano Beach/Oceanfront 3/2 2000
$3000/wk562 Ponte Vedja,Blvd. Ponte Vedra 3/1.5 1500
$3500 163 Sea.Hammock Old Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront 2/2+den 1800
$3500 The Cloister Atlantic Beach 3/2 2000
$3600 191121 Street (3mo.min.) Atlantic Beach 4/3 2600
$3900/wk 347 Ponte Vedra Blvd. Oceanfront/Pool 3/3.5 2600
$4000 408 Berlakmnan Plaza Jax/Downtown Riverfront 2/2+loft 2100
$5500 1931 Beach Ave(3mo.min;) Atlantic Beach 3/3 2400
S "Other furnished properties also available

Dally, Weekly and Monthly.**
Call today to book your next vacationll
www.StocktonRealEstate.com
228 Ponte Vedra Park Dr. Suite 500
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

(904) 285-2882


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ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR 2BA, 1 car ga-
rage. $180,000. Call 655-6168.
PONTE VEDRA, Sawarass Players Clut.,
Bermijuda Coun 2BR 2BA, nanacried pa.
iO Rome $259 900 19041655-5990
FABULOUS NEW CONSTRUCTION
.lax Beacri 38R 2 56A -iory iradiliornai
W cedar 2' ake vinyl idi,,ng. halidwod
lioor': i 42 ,cabinned irarnle, .s tainles
steel apple Icl wired lot iolice mailer
a ulE w Iray ceiling, walk-in :clozel double
iarnl whirlpool lub Sep shower. large
o101 and much morell Availadle April 2006
$454.900 Call Sandm Penningion Walsonu
* Reairy Corp.. l941)962-6145.
FSBO 1011 23rd SI N JB, 3BR,2BA
2 story,. pool. lerced yard 783-4600
BEACH TOWNHOME
New construclIon located ai 6ih Ave S &
9lh Si in Ja% Bch 3BR.' 2 5BA. 1 0051
tilea lisi Ito.:r, owners suiie luxury cain
separate *rower, private deck Cutlorm
Kitchen, designer Iihsures Ihroughroul Dual
A'C sprinkler svsierr. lenced yard. 2 car
garage Ml.ue n 'elorer -ummrrr! Orfered
.at $349.000 Call o'r shrowing 249.6150.
Will c.:-op wilh realors .











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NEP BCH, 2BR 1.5BA, clean, W/D, near
ICW, fenced yard, $825/mo. 631-8607.
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo,, no lease,
pet negotiable, $1300/mo., 67,3-1550.

1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1stAve. South,
1BR/1BA. $725/mo. (904)891-0606,
(352)478-2161.
OCEANFRONT TOWNHOME, Totally
renovated. New kitchen & baths. 1739 1st
Street North, Jax Beach. 2BR/3.5BA,
3 large Oceanfront decks, 1-car garage.
$2500/furnished; $2200/unfumished.
(904)614-1639.


JAX BEACH townhouse. 187 South 8th
Ave. 2 blocks to Ocean, 2BR/2.5BA,
1500sf, 1-car garage, no pets. $1350/mo.
223-9789.
FINISHED car storage garage, 2000+SF,.
Security system, heat & AC, water, front &
rear garage doors. $1000/mo. Independ-
ent Brokers, 710-3111.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 2 Blocks to
OCEAN, CH&A, $850/mo. 401 South 2nd
Street. 616-2871.
LARGE EFFICIENCY apartment, excel-
lent location, 2 blocks from ocean, very
clean. No pets. $550/mo. 642-1214 or
241-1219.


JAX BEACH. East of 3rd. 3BR/1BA apart- JAX BEACH, 4 Blocks to Ocean.
ment. 2 1/2 blocks to ocean, washer/dryer, 1BR/1BA Apartment, $550/mo. 220 4th
CH&A. $1140/mo. 821-9751 or 803-3099. Street So. (904)891-0606, (352)478-2161


INTRACOASTAL WEST- New 1BR/1BA
condo w/comm, pool & morel $900mo. Al-
so, 2BR/2BA w/garage. Convenient to
UNF. $1100/mo.. All South Realty,
241-4141.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, 1 blk. to ocean,
2BR 1BA, $785/mo. (904)891-0606 or
(352)478-2161.,
SHADY & Quiet, like new. 1BR/1BA,
CH&A, kitchen equipped, close to Base.
All utilities included. Small pet OK.
$650/mo. 247-4221.
802 S. Second St. 2BR/1BA 1200sf.
Wood floors & sunroom and large
upper deck No Pets. $1350.mo Call 904-
.821-9254.

ATLANTIC BCH large 1 BR apt. dish-
W. asher. pool, near stores and bus,
$560/mo + deposit, no pets, nice place
to live. 246-8537.
JAX BEACH 2BR/1BA. unlurnished, up-
per duplex Equipped kitchen, CH&A, qui-
et No pels. $750,"mo .dep Avail. May 1.
249.7367

S.JAX BCH2&3BRAPTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st 'St.. $795-
$1195/mo. 4151 Tradewinds, 4 BR water
front $1500/mo. 241-7368, 733-3730.
NEAR PONTE Vedra 1 l0ock beach Best
area quiue. sale residential neignborliood
2BR/1BA, lower duplex, new carpel Ie & .
pain CH&A. washer/ dryer included, no
smoking no pels $980/mo. lease depos-
,i. Available April 151 993-1118
NEPTUNE BEACH, one block from
ocean Ermciency $600,'mo includes
some uliilies 514-4229 arner 5prr
JAX BEACH Townnome 3BR/2.5BA.
2100st a/appliances 832 9in Ave Soulh
Available June lst $1549,mo 993-9601
S or appl.
HALF BLOCK Io ocean 2BR/1BA reno-
valed, includes washeri/ryer. CH&A no
pels, i1250,'mo 662-7771
ATLANTIC BCH ocean iront. 3BR/2BA
S-.. large condo, all amenites. 219.2481
NEPTUNE BEACH Townhome,
2BR/I.5BA., S900/mo. (904)237-9375.
S NEWLY RENOVATED 2BR. 1 5BA PVB
condo End unit in 5-siar complex. Living-
room wif'replace. dining room, lully equip.
ped kilChen w,'Drand new appliances in-
cluding wasner.'dryer. 11s floor powder
room. 2BR/1BA on 2nd Iloor wideck ohil
master bedroom. Large cclseis Small
pals permiled T,995'mo Ccniaci Ronnie
A;' al Explore Realty. email
e>plorel23,-'bellsouin net or i904)722.
0909
ATLANTIC BEACH. AssEs. Lane pool
3BR.1.5BA, end un-t 2 stories 10.7551
replace WDHU. new carpel, no smoKing
no pets $850'mo -dep 629.1584.
EAST OF 1st Street. Ocean Views!
2BR.'1BA 2 car garage, WDHu. Ill Palm
PI. Neplune Bhen. $1500,mo 247.6724
382-8259.
MOBILE HOMES. 5500 o1 $550 on pri-
vale lois Near Maypon Naval Siation. no
dogs. 333-5579.
GORGEOUS 2BR.1BA beach collage lo-
caled at 214 Soulh SI Neptune Ben
Beauirulli, renovaread to inrctf cealew '
Kicnren bain carpeting, laundry ioom,r
CH&A. and much more Fenced back
yard. storage garage. 1 5 block 10 beach.
$1395.'rmo. $1395 security deposii Abso-
lulely no smoking no peTsl 2.16-8911
2BR.'1 5BA, TILE Iloors. CH&A lenced
backyard. Stove. idage. dlshwasrer.
Credit chreck. $800 mo 888-259-0783
JAX BCH, OCEANVIEW
2BR'lBA. upper apanmenl. 101 Souil
16r, Ave 9' 75 m No o dogs Secunry de.
poll $51-0 Broker' Owrer 249-8766
2BR 1 5BA lownnome bea-res area, par-
lially iijrrilhed. $800'mo plus sec. dep
SCall 241-8508
IAX BEACH 2BR,1BA CH&A carpeled,:
painted, WDHU. no peis. 246.0576
:, ACROSS FROM Beachr.. 2BR'1BA.
S$1300'mo. Snon-term Call 247-8032
WATERFRONT RENTAL 2BR'2BA
Townhouse $850,'mo. 1 mile wesl of May.-
pon lerry 733-5225 241-RENT
ATLANTIC BEACH Townnouse.,
S 2BRP2.5BA, garage, lenced-in deck and
yard. ife. new carpel. pets allowed, bike To.
each. salellile ready. $1250/mo. Deposil
required. 7/12 monin lease option.
273-5653
OCEANFRONT
LUXURIOUS Pelican Po.n. 2BR.'2BA,
available now. $1700-$2600'mo 3 monin
minimum rental. j9041241-7206.


JAX BEACH. Villas at Marsh Landing.
Large 1BR/1BA, fireplace, Pergo.
$9001mo. 379-4288.
ATLANTIC BEACH 'Duplex. 360-362 8th
St. 2BR/1BA, CH&A, WDHU, quiet
neighborhood. $1000/mo. $750/deposit.
241-9009..


ATLANTIC BEACH. 1BR just steps to
ocean! Convenient area $1000/mo.. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
REMODELED.2BR near ocean. CH/A,. no
dogs, $895/mo. 731,8777. .
JAX BEACH, 1 block to ocean,
3BR 1 5BA, CH&A, WDHU, patio & balco-
ny. $1350/mo. +$900/dep. 520 S. 2nd St.
(904)280-2728 Iv. msg.
rlEPTUNE BCH, near ocear. Clear, nice
1BR apl w garden arrium W750 mo.
Avail soon spaciouS 2BR 247.1417

ATLANTIC BEACH
Townhouse, sleps to Town Center, all
.new inside 2BR. WDHU, great, parking.
$1050'mo. 280-2805
ATLANTIC BEACH Main Sr. Duplex.
2BR/1BA. screened porch replace.
WDHu. CH&A, $750'mo 1904i891-0606,
or k352)478-216r
PVB NiEW 2BR,2BA Condo wan amen..
lies Near Beach $970,mo 710-5200.



PABLO BAY
Near' Mayo Clinic. 4BR/3BA,, on lake, re-
frigerator, washer/ dryer, 2300sf, com-
munity pool, tennis court, 1384) Harbor
Creek. $1995/mo. 273-0125.
JAX BEACH South 822 14i, Ave Com-
pleiely remodeled. 3BR,'2BA. CH&A.
washer,'dryer No pels $1300/mo
246-0478. ,
3BR 2BA 1-story house. 1850s1. w, 2BR
1BA garage unil. CH'A, WDHU, lrirnas.
carpet, Ig Florida room. carport ig yard
$2000'mo $1000/dep 347 3rd St., All
Bch. 241-2624 .
ATLANTIC BEACH COTTAGE. avail 5.'1
2BR,/3BA -oflice. sunroom, 2 5 locks 10
beach. 6 blocks Io town center Furnisnea
unlurnisned $2300/mo. 241-0493.


ATLANTIC BEACH West, 312. A/C..
WDHU lenced yard. no pels $1050'mo
plus dep Avail May Is1. 249-4159 or
334-0563.

ICW WATERFRONT
TASTEFULLY FURNISHED
boa lift- dock, deck. pool. 4,3 w/ home
gym pool, able, W;D, huge Floriaa room.
moiner-in-law suite. Beaurtful landscape
3400 rrim, incl pool & yard raini.
223-6850
BEACHES. 4BR.'3BA bonus room 15BRi.
Former model home with many upgrades,
in Paolo Bay. off San Pablo Like new. Ab-
solulely gorgeous Over 3000st Hard.
wood floors, central vac. intercom closed
lanai, club house. lennis pools Asking
$2200/mo. Available immediately Doni
lose Ihis opportunity. Call 19041403-1998
INTRACOASTAL WEST- Spacious
3BR.3BA home w bonus room on lake in
jMrsri. Sougdl Comm pool' $1975'mo
AliSouTh Reair/.-.241.41 41 .1-
3BR.2BA IN Oak Bridge $1195 m,,
Call 19041476-6961
ATLANTIC BEACH 330 Firsi SI Newly
Remodeled 4BR.3BA 2-blocks to Ocean
& Town Cenler 51750,'mo 249-0767,
318-0044.
ATLANTIC BEACH. 2 blocks 10 ocean
and lo.wn center. 2BR 3BA Ic*nnohornme
New appliances, ile. hardwood and car.
pet eleclic fireplace 1800si pderci
condition, no pels. $19007,'mo +deposil.
includes utlil es and yard service 312 2nd
Street Call 591-.4349.

WALK TO Beach schools & Jogging
Park. 3BR'1BA. garage, CH&A. New rie &
carpel remodeled kitcren. Well & irga-
lion system covered palio WDHU
$1300.mo 1120 South 8th Street. J B
343-7264.
SOUTH JAX Beacgr 1 block 10 ocean.
cule clean 3BR.'2BA garage, screened
porch, 115 33rd Ave Souln $1500mo.
705-3122.
IMMACULATE INSIDE JAX BCH 3BR
2BA, completely remodeled. 1500st, 4
blocks to beach No pels Credil check &
rels 509 7th Ave. N $1500'mo. 993-
1979
PVB SAWGRASS Country Club. iNornh-
galei 2BR/.2BA + den & 2 car garage, wa-
ter to golI vie* $1700.'mo 19041514-7150
PONTE VEDRA- East of AIA., 3.2, +ol-
fice, 2000sf., 2 car garage Courtyard
pool, lawn & pool service included.
$1900'mo. Avail mid-May 1904)703-0242.


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PONTE VEDRA Beach, Sawgrass,
TPC, 3BR/2BA, fence, fireplace,
washer/dryer, garage, pets OK.
$1350/mo. (678)488-4595, (770)592-5343
PONTE VEDRA, LAtrium, 2BR/2BA, fire-
place, 2 car garage, lawn service. Fenced
yard. Now available. $1190/mo. 642-3517.
SOUTH JAX Beach. 3BR/ 1.5BA. Car-
port, fenced. Available 4/15. New carpet,
tile, cabinets, bath, fixtures, CH/A, WDHU,
$1550/mo.+ deposit. 398-0232.
NEPTUNE BEACH. 3 Blocks to Ocean.
3BR/1 BA, washer/dryer plus lawn service.
$1450/mo.+ deposit. 270-0499.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, Dolphin Cove,
7 Cobia St. 2BR/2BA, large fenced yard.
$1100/mo. +$1100/dep. No smoking, No
pets. 285-2302.
ATLANTIC BEACH. 3BR/2BA home just
blocks to beach $1550/mo.. All South Re-
alty, 241-4141..
JAX BEACH 3BR/2.5BA, newly renovated
Townhouse, fenced yard, $1250/mo. Di-
mension One Mgt. 642-1759, 635-2488.
INTRACOASTAL WEST- 3BR/2BA home
w garage on quiel cul-de-sac $1150/mo
i11 Souih Realry, 2411.441


BEACHWALK S. PONTE VEDRA
2BR"2BA, 1540st. 2-car garage large
screened porcri club house, pool, tennis,
rea.:h acce-s. $1475 mo Owner/Agent.
823-1333, 537-'777 (cell)

HAUPTON SOUTH SI John's Counry
New home 4BR 2BA or, lae and goll
course, all appliances., asner drer
blindcls,. granlie counter lops Communrlly
amenines 1165 Garrison Dri,,e
$1600,mo Really E',eculives 273-3939
6106460.
ATLANTIC BEACH,. 3BR/2BA,: 1400sf.
$1500 mo -deposil Call 237 6655
BEACH & SAN PABLO, 14284 SATIN-
WOOD DRIVE. 2BR/2BA. NO PETS.
$1095/MO. 241-1103 OR 514-5449. ,


,'JAX BEACH. 3BR.2BA 2-car garage
Pets OK Fenced yard Eighl blocks io,
Beach. $1390 mo 237-7198, 607-9332.
NEPTUNE BEACH
EAST OF 3RD STREET. 217 Hopkins Sl
2BR/2BA Patio carport $1175mo.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
125 Bluelish Dolphin Cove 3BR,2BA
1-car garage. lence $1250'mo All securi-
ly deposits equals 1 '2 rent. Includes lawn
service. Broker/Owner 249-8766.
ATLANTIC BEACH
3BRi2BA hardwood floors, 8 houses Irom
ne beach $1700'mo Steve 246-9915
PONTE VEDRA 1 block ro Ocean. Ocean
breezes, 4BR/3BA, 2-car. bonus.
$2500.;mo 707-7000
NEPTUNE BEACH. LARGE HOUSE. 3-4
Bedrooms 30h 10o Ocean Partially iur-.
nished,or nol. no dogs $2300/mo waler
included. 19041249 3419. 1904 463-0222.


SPINNAKER iBR'iBA, elegantly turnish-
ed, steps -o ocean garage. $1900 mo
708-4022
3BR 3BA, gorgeous oceantroni luxury
condo Built in 2005. 61h iroor 1953Ir.
over-sized kitcnen. granite counterlops
Gaicd. garage space. neaied pool iacuz-
zr i$33001mo 1,'2 montn oil call [or details.
1904)962-6161
PVB. SUMMERHOUSE condo. 2.2, all
new, oeautiluill renovated. lakeview, bam-
boo floors. crown moulding 5 star ameni-
ies. W.D, fireplace No pels, no smoking
$1200,mo long term 18131789-7075
OCEANFRONT. 2BR/2BA. furnished
pool. $1850/mo.. Shor or long term
19041463-7343.
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA, Ailanlic Blvd @
the Intracoastal Walerway. 3'4BR. 3 5BA,
approximately 2700s w, marina view Re.
sort, style living, live among millionaires
- MI.-)' mo 'ini lDaes 1-:ar garage. water
sewer, cable, pool, spa cluonouse. health
club. Marina Walk, gated community
w waler. Marsh and marina views. Availa.
ble April 40 boal slip also available Call
now 463-2845.


PVB- THE' Belleza, .1BR 1BA, luxury
amenities, gym & tanning bed, $850/mo.
Call 318-9114.
PVB -SUMMERHOUSE. 2BR, Corner
unit, golf view/lake, all amenities. Every-
thing new. $1145/mo. Janet 285-4444.
PONTE VEDRA, East of A1A 2BR/2BA,
1300sf, 2-story Town Home w/beach ac-
cess, $1300/mo., full concierge service, all
new appliances, completely renovated.
(904)476-3000.
PVB 1BR 1BA, fplc., 1-car gar., free cable,
comm. pool, $950/mo. 545-3156.
JARDIN DE Mer, Jax Beach. Brand new,
Beautiful 2BR/2BA, fireplace, washer/dry-
er. 1-car garage, bottom floor. $1100/mo.
Owner/realtor 994-3608.
PVB GRAND CAY Villas, 2/2, upper,
screened deck off LR, washer/ dryer, gat-
ed comm., comm. pool. TDO Manage-
ment Svc. 246-1125.
OCEAN GROVE, 3/2, garage, all ameni-
ties. $1700/mo. Call (414)202-9598.
OCEAN FRONT (Ocean 14) beautifully
renovated, furnished, 3BR/2BA w/storage
unit. $2495/mo. (904)571-3877.
PVB OCEAN GROVE SPECIAL 2br,2ba
$1050,mo 1BR. 1BA $925'mo Beaulful.
newly renovated many amenities Availa-
Die now 2 garages $100.'each Realry Ex-
ecuives 273.3939 610-6460
PONTE VEDRA, Summer House. iBR all
new, a pool Iness. spa. conceIrge mans
amenities i.875i.mo Pesi.- welcome
S904448.5591
PONTE VEDRA Beauliul 3BR 2BA ir
Grand Cay $300 OFF 1ST MONTH
1300,rrmo. w'opllon 1o buy 280-5170. 616-
5274
PVB -SUMMERHOUSE. Early M.Bove,-ir,
Free Reni- Bener Deal 2BR 2BA corner
until. 2nd IloOr TH W,'D FP. amerilies
Avail now $1225imo Janei 635-6385


PVB- BELLEZA, 2BR.2BA. 2 avail
$1175.mo and 1275.'nmo inci garage
Resort Style Living, i9041502-6160
OCEANFRONT GREAT view sludio
$1800.'mo, dep. 247-2333
PVB -MARSH COVE A perfect
2BR'2 5BA TH. W-D, FP, amenities,
1200sf. $10951mo 635-6375
TPC SAWGRASS, 3BR 2 5BA c.-onJo
1 car garage. galed community
$1500,mo 285-4618
OCEANFRONT- JAX Ben. 22 lurnished
oeaublul views 5ir. Floor $1750.mo. Imo
minimum. 571-6678
OCEANFRONT IN Seascape. 3BR'2BA.
w/52' balcony $19001mo 733.4-1095.
854-0030, 708-0905
PONTE VEDRA Summer House New
2BR 2BA. 5 Siar amenilies Greal local.on!
Bortom floor unit $11001mo. +aeposii
838-9400
PONTE VEDRA Brand new 2BR'2BA.
end unil. ground iloor. 5-siar amenities
fireplace. WDHU. $1100,'mo 887.1959.
PVB- OCEAN Grove Condo. 3'2 w'ga-
rage, Isl floor, renovated, new appliances,
pool, new iiiness cenler Beacri access,
No Pels. $1400 mo 904 318 .7500.



OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR4BA, weekly. monthly, yearly Call
904-249-8269.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & ur.ur-
rished homes & condosl From $500 per
week All South Realry 241-4141.
OCEANFRONT 2BR 1BA, weekly- morih-.
ly. lully furnished. 241-1384
OCEANFRONT CONDOS & Beacri
nomes. Weekly'monlnly. Visil us ar
laxbeachrental.com or 535-3911 or
535-3828


S. JAX Bch 2BR. fully furnished. ocearn-
fronl condo. Moninly.' Weekly 241-0267
www.rentjacksonvillebeacnh com T
FLORIDA KEYS,-17 miles IrCmn K1a- W.si
2BR.'2BA canal home w.'privacy aence.
419-872-1231.
OCEANFRONT, 1 or 2BR furnished con-
dos. weekly or monthly 19041463-7343


PVB SUMMERHOUSE CONDOS FT MYERS BEACH. 2BR'2BA home
IBRIIBA Fireplace, pool,. porter service wipool, spaw'waieriall and lana, Fenced
$800,mo. Call 19041616-7975 .n yard. 419-872-1231.


PVB. 2BR'2BA. w,aireplace new applian-
ces, washer'dryer, many amenities.
$950imo. 472.0914
PVB SUMMERHOUSE 1BR. 1BA All re-
son amenities Walk lo nhe Deach. Owner
will sell or reni. and finance
1904)379-3495 call lor delanls
SUMMERHOUSE. 2BR/2BA ground iloor.
$995'mo. Call Cindy Brown. PVB Realry.
1904)613-6423.
BEAUTIFUL CONDO in PVB 2BR 2.5BA.
grear view, new appliances $12000/mo
Visil websiel www.geociIes corhpvb05
1904)686-0068.
153 MAGNOLIA Sl All Bch $1200'mo
2BR 2.5BA Call Scon 1904)463-0980.
4 MILES irom ocean, orand new, 3/2 con-
do. pool view. $1200/mo. 1.2 mo Iree
renl Call 994-1329
THE PALMS 1 BR/1BA, many upgrades,
near tennis & pool, pivaie weiiands view,
wasner'dryer, $875,'mo Garage available
803-2806.


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NICE HOME On the water, w/pool, dock.
$700/mo.+ dep. Available now 859-4473.
MAYPORT AREA i:,ro 01 Assisi lurnisn.
ed,deposit, ref's. $i 5 *k 372-4265.


ROOMMATE NEEDED,
CH&A. W'D newly renovate
to beach. Avail. May 21
(407 1312 .64 73.



CHRISTIANr LADY, rent a ro
rae, condo., Canl 904.249-171


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d 2BR/2BA,
d. 1.5 blocks


Unit 519S Blake Carithers; Unit 384J Bev-
erly, Barbero; Unit 231E Valerie Dalbey.
Winning bidders riust pay by cash imme-
diately following the auction.
BL 4/5,4/12


0. $575/mo. NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Beach Body Towing Co.. Inc. gives
Notice 01 Foreclosure or Lien and intent 10
sell inese veacles on April 26, 2006,
9:00 am at 922 7th Ave S.. Jacksonville
omn, monthly Beach. FL 32250-4208. pursuant to sub-
. mo ecI.on 71378ciB Ie Florida Stautes.
1 Beacr, Body Towng Co. Inc reserves ie
right I'O accept or rejct any ar,d'or all bids
Cash only, day 01 sale No titles, warran-
lies or guarantee of liles. "As is".


OFF-ICE-.'HAIL Jax Beacn, 4U001 or
800st. 3rd Street Ironiage 246-0576.


JAX BEACH. 1000s. excellent location.
oh Beacr Blva. $917.mo 246-0444,
280-9407 -" .
OWVr ''OUR own orf,:e space, btoaL
oarge w,'5 buil in woik stations on ICW at
Palm Cove Marina Greal lax wrile oti.
$65,000 OBO. Call Guy ai 904-614-7740.



JAX BEACH Duilding lor lease w/ohlce
Muli-purpose use. Near puDic Doai ramp.
1800sf. $1500,mo For derails 249-3214.
343-1919.


NICE 4,'BR house wapool and lenced back NEPTLUNE BEACH, 2113 Florida Blvd
yard $600'mo. Includes utlities and salel- Greal ollir.e building plenty ol parking on
me TV 568-8700 rw.a, los. 3450s1. 993-.4011


N. ATLANTiC Beachn Speciacular Ocean-
fr.unl. THE BLUFFS. SHARE huge 2500-1
luxurious tn-level condo Furnisred. 3
decks, pnrivale garden & entries garage
prkg Huge pool, wooded & secluded
$1200/mo inc lel ulil cable, wireless
networking 12 mos lease. Wilt consider
short lerm "@incr. rent. Avail June 1 or
sooner 716-4232
ROOM. FURNISHED. $550,mo uliliies &
cable. Full kIcnen Close Io Beach
233-6528.
BEAC-t' SAN Pablo. clean, quiet, drug
iree home. $400,mo. 333-2624.
BEAUTIFUL OCEANFRONT Condo P,.
vale BR/BA. Parking, pool $800,mo, 1.2
utilities Includes cable, all amenilies.NO
LEASE. 247.8338.


3500SF COMMERCIAL Building. New
'ornsrulioRn, avail soon. 514-1090
OUTDOOR PAVILION in Ponie Vedra
lor special euenls. lull kitchen and resi-
locoms Greal or graduation parties, meet-
ings & rarniy reunions Call 285-5347
JACKSONVILLE BEACH. Warehouse lor
lease 3629sf Oice included. Large park-
ing Ici, c.eacnside ol ,niracoasial
1770929-1721. 6781525-0854
ATLANTIC BEACH Free standing office/
omrrimercial retail building, shop commer.
cial, lot & warehouse space Staning at.
$500/mo. Freely rerl j9041514-1090



DORIS PET SERVICE
The kennel alternative,' Providing conven-
lent. reliable care for your pels at your
home while you are away. Reasonable
rates references For more information
call- Doris Rosarius, 241-8967 Licensed,
Bonded.-
FREE TO good home. Australian Shep-
herd' Chow mix, mini-Bsemoven. male,.
about 55 lbs. needs yard. 534-3336.


AMERICAN PIT bull. while female puppy
w back eye $150 534-3336
ONE BLACK Lab male,. 4mo. old, potty
trained. $200. 534-3336.


HOMELESS PETS lor adopion- Cals &
dogs. 246-3600
TERRIER MIX found in Atlantic Beach,
3/30/06. Male, 8 to 10yrs. old, neutered,
gray/ black. Held at Beaches Animal Clin-
ic. Call 246-2045.


1B3XP64K9NN267822 1992 DODGE
1C3XC66R3LD721882 1990 CHRYSLER
1FMr.DU3?X8NUE06055 1992 FORD
1FTFF2':. 9?JlA36332 19P8 FORD
lG1JC14TbP-3-17-l4i- 1993 CHEVRO-
LET
1G2NE15D1vSM573045 1995 PONTIAC
1G6EL13BXMU611008 1991 CADILLAC
1GCCS14Z2P8201478 1993 CHEVRO
LET
1GCCS19E4L2146275 1990 CHEVRO.
LET
1J4FY49S1WP756476 1998 JEEP
1N4BU31D8TC180496 1996 NiSSAN
1 P3ES22C5TD517276 1996 PLYMOUTH
2C1MRJ2463PF6716486 1993 CHEVRO.
LET .
2C3ED56F6RH580287 1994 CHRYSLER
2G3AJ51WOK2373526 1989 OLDSMO-
BILE
2HGEJ2227SH502047 1995 HONDA
3P3ES42Y3XT586622 1999 PLYMOUTH
4TANL42N2TZ180073 1996 TOYOTA
B11AB6V093904 1976 DODGE
JA3AA26A9SU044702 1995 MITSUBISHI
JT2BG28K5Y0423103 2000 TOYOTA
WBAAC740XF0679053 1985 BMW
WBAAK7409E8417835 1984 BMW
BL4/5/06

NOTICE OF SALE
The following vehicle(si wll be sold at
public auction. per FI Stia 713.585 -at
10 00 AM on April 21, 2006 at Lienor's ad-
dress to satisfy a lien against said
vehicles) Icr labor, services and storage
charges: No lilies, as is, cash only
1992 Mercedes 190E 4D. :
VIN WDBDA29D2NF883196
Owner: William AlexanderSampson' -
603 Sand Bar Dr Sainl Marys GA 31558
or PO Box 5452. Saint Marys GA 31558
Customer. William Sampson
971 Boykins Ridge Dr, Brunswick GA
51523
Lienholder: Crooms Quality Cars
PO Box 3236 Macon GA 31205
Cash sum to redeem vehicle- 5 3547 32
Lienor Brumos Moior Cars Inc
10231 Allanlic Blvd Jacksonville FL
32225
Phone: 904-724-1080
Notice in owner or Inennolder rhat he has a
right Io a hearing any lime prior To sale
dale by tiling with ihe clerk 01 the court
Owner has the right Io recover vehicle by,
posting bond in accordance with FI Sial
559.917 Nel proceeds irom sale in ex-
cess 01 amount claimed by I enor will be
deposited with Ihe clerk of the court. in-
leresied panies. contact State Filing
Service, Inc 772) 595 9555
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EXPERIENCED ALTERATION Person
needed. Part-time, Full time. Please call
241-5611..
OFFICE CLERK
Immediate opening for part-time office
clerk w/small medical distributer in PVB.
Requires excellent phone and organiza-
tional skills, bookkeeping (Peachtree pre-
ferred), records management, marketing
support. Resume to vara@eyequit.com or
fax 280-1888.

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Small residential housecleaning service
looking for energetic, responsible, hard-
workers. Flexible day hours'. Phone a
must. 246-7152, Iv. msg.
PART-TIME MARKETING Support person
wanted. Job duties include assisting with.
various in-house mailings and working re-
turned mail and email. Our.office is locat-
ed in Ponte Vedra Beach and the hours
are Monday through Friday, 3 to 4 hours
each morning starting at 9:30 am. Please
send resume to
eniployment@casesoft.com
FLOOR TECHS
EXPERIENCED ONLY Must nave reliable
transportation 3 days/wk and some Satur-
days. Call Debbie after 2pm. 285-3400
exi 3352
HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED. P/T $10 per
hour, 12 hours per week. Monday 8am.
2pm, Wednesday 8am-11pm. Friday 8am-
11prm Ironing and Laundry required
background check and references a musl,
Call 465-4920

PT POSITION lor Security Olticer at Vic.
ar's Landing. flexible hours. Please call
285-1055 lor appointmenI
SEEKING P/T RETAIL CASHIER
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
WEEKENDS A MUST. NO NIGHTS
PLEASE APPLY IN PERSON
PINCH-A-PENNY POOL, PATIO, SPA
370 SOUTH THIRD STREET

CUSTODIAN &
BATHROOM TECHS
Energe[ic. ilexible. muili-task person Reli.
able Iransportalion a must 6pm-10:30pm
or later Call Debbie aher 2prm 285-3400.
.ex 3352

ACTIVE NANNY Molher's Helper need-
: ed N ax B,r, area. approx. 20-25 his
per week Rels & reliable iransportalion
required Please call 509-9710.
DISHWASHERS, P/T
al Vicar s Landing iPonle Vedral Excel-
lent pay Drug iree workplace EOE. Call
273-1734
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Line Cook Prep Utiliry Good money. cas-
ual atmosphere very busy greal people
10 work win FT,,PT 285-0139
OFFICE ASSISTANT needed wlri rend-
ly. professional prone voice and alenlion
Io detail Flexible hours work only 2-3 lull
: days or work part days). Knowledge of
ACT Excel. and Word helpful. Localed in
Ponte Vedra Call 285-5855.
LPN ORRN
Ever, weekend 7am 10 7pm at a Premier
Rellremenr Community Heallh Center Ex-
celienri work environment. Experience inr
geriatric care desired Applications ai
Fleed Larding Secunry Gale, One Fleel
Landing Blvd Atlantic Beach FL. Fax Ic
19041246.9447 email 10 jobs@fleetland-
Ing.com EOE Drug-Free Workplace.
.,T-HELP Wanled Reiail Pel Boutique 2
days per weea: Senio.rs welcome Call
249-9100
FOOD PREP 6:30am-130pm MiF free
child care. Beaches Academy 1725 Pen.
man Rd Ja< BEc 246-3885
FLORAL MERCHANDISING, Sunday 3.4
hours M.1-re hour, aner training Must be
Sdepenrdabl and nave reliable Iransporna-
lion 270-0413.
CHURCH NURSERY Worker needed lor
Sunday, 8am-12 30pm ana 1 or 2 week.
nighis Paid hourly. Background creck re-
quired Contaci Danielle 249.5418 1I inler.
esied
ABOVE AND Beyond Housekeeping
seeking respcnsibie individuals, reliable
iransporlairon and phone required.
591-5901. 514-1188.
DRIVER NEEDED lor moving company
Class-D license, experiences heiplul
285-2426
PART TIME DISHWASHER: Selva Mar.-
na Country Club. DFWP Call 246 -14827 or
apply Irn person.
EXPERIENCED CLEANING person need-
ed for small cleaning business Musi have
good cleaning skills & own transportation
Leave message 247-0326.
KENNEL ASSISTANT needed lor busy
veterinary clinic, compeilive wages. Previ.
ous kennel experience required Apply inr
Person Beaches Animal Clinic 937
Beach Blvd Ja> Beach 246-2045.
OUTGOING PERSONABLE. dog lover
needed for Receptionist and Kennel Tech
at beaches dog boarding & day care
241.7387
PART TIME Real Eslale Oriice Re-
cepionisi Weekday weekends Fax
Resume io 473-4036 or e-mail 10:
' sherriep@ccbwwcorp.:om
PALMS SUMMER CAMP NEEDS
COUNSELORS 9 week camp lor children
ages 5.12 May 30 Ihru July 28. Hours
8am.5pm cr 9am.6pm Musi be parrenl,
luniomring and energetic Group expeni
ence w children preferred EOE
247-0983
STAFF COUNSELOR. We.gni Loss Cern-
ter seeking Inside Sales person. Medical
Office envrronmeni, college students wel-
come, P'T. M-F 3pm-6pm or 7pm Some
Saturdays. 10am-1pm Hourly -commis-
son. Call Holly 928.9777 Ior interview, hir-
ing now. ., .' .
PART-TIME AFTERNOON Recepliorn.,l
needed lor busy velernary clinic Apply in
person 519 Allanlic Blvd Allaniic Beach,
FL32233. I k
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VETERINARY TECHNICIAN, Experience
preferred. ALSO: Receptionist, veterinari-
an. experience required. Apply in person,
1210 3rd Street North, Jax Beach.
"NOW HIRING 2006" AVERAGE POSTAL
EMPLOYEE EARNS $57,000/YR Mini-
mum Starting Pay ,$18.00/hr. Benefits/
Paid Training and Vacations No Experi-
ence Needed (800)584-1775 Ref #P4901.
BUILDING CODE ADMINISTRATOR.
City of Atlantic Beach, $23.24/hr. to
$35.24/hr.; $48,339.39/yr. to $73,300/yr.
D.O.E. +benefits. Must be Florida certified
Building Code Administrator. Performs su-
pervisory and specialized technical work
en the enforcement, of the Florida Building
Codes & related regulations. Applications
accepted until position filled at 800
Seminole Rd., Atl. Beach, FL 32233. For
more Info visit www.coab.us' or call
(904)247-5820. No smokers/ tobacco
users will be hired. Drug testing conduct-
ed. EOE.
BEACHES MEDICAL OFFICE doctor s
Personal Assistanl PiT $8-.,10 per nogur
Back-end Assistant 1-2 days per week,
and Froni-t.desk person FT or P'T Fax re-
sume 10o 280-1102
DRIVER/ CDL SAWYER GAS a local
propane retailer is in irmmedrale need el a
lulii-iime driver The ideal candidate will
nave an excellent cuil,:.mer senrice oe.
rneanor, a CDL Wrir. Hazm.al, laniker and
aiirbake endorsements Caidi.iaies music
':.ass pre-employmenl testing drug
screen, DMV creck and background in.
vestigahon. We ofler a compelilve salary
and oenefrls package Apply in person at
98 S Penman Rd Jan Bch or la, resume
1o HR ai 246-0715 EOE
TEACHERS NEEDED ai Beaches Broach
School, BS degree Fa< resume i,-
242-8827. .
CNA'S
MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE.
Avanie al Jacksonville Beach a 165-bed
skilled nursing and rehab facility. currently
seeks motivated heailhcare prolessionais
to provide direct care suppon under Me dl-
rection ol licensing nursing personnel
Must have current CrHA designalion and a
positive anitude toward ine elderly Avante
owners excellent compensation & premium
benefit, including 4011k i PleaseI la re.
sume tO 19041249-8208 EOE
www.avanlegroup.corr,
ATLANTIC COAST Pools i I-oking lor lull
lime Service Personnel Good dr.-ing re-
cord required. 246 7431
DRIVERS CDL-A- E Great pay.Denelils 0-O's welcomrre! 2,rs.
OTR good MVR Cenrurian Aulo Trans-
port 800-8898139-
VETERINARY TECH needed for h.on Q,:.-
ume ver clinic Al least rwo ,'ear. -'Aperi.
ence required Compelrl,.'e salary and ex.
ceilenl benelIs Fa< resume I, 2-46 3061
or call 246-8577 lor more into Beaches
Animal Clinic. 937 Beach Blvd Jax Beacr,
DRIVERS CDL A Special Orenilaion
Pay for Experrenced Drivers-I Home Week-
ends! Greal Pay & Benelis' Paid Training
1or School Grads! Cypress Truck Lines,
inc. WWW Gypresiiruck corn 1861808-
5846
NOW HIRING, The UPS Siore in Pcnie
Vedra.. 7,'hr. FT'PT Posiion 285 2345
EXPERIENCED SAUTE Cook needed tlor
Continental Resiaurani Apply ir, person ai
Max's. 1312 Beach Blvd, 247.6820
ADM ASSISTANT. Beaches financial
planning insurance pracii"e needs an ex-
perienced and reliaDbe leam-player loo oir,
our congenial. prolEsi.riai o1rtce Use
>your communicaliin chieni service and or.
ganizalional skills 10 help us -erve our
wonderful clients. Requires strong Micro-
solt Once skills, superb ann to10 deal and
indepenidenl.t hllow-inrough abiiiies
E-mail your resume and salary require.
menis 10 NEBBAB@aol.com EOE
EXPERIEIJCED LINE Cooks needed
rJighls Apply in person Campecre Bay
Cantina. 12" 1s Ave NIorh. Jax Beach
Top Wages 249-332 .
LAWN rP.JiNTEr.IArICE Foreman s nelp.
ers Apply 7arn, TNT Landscape 1074
10In Ave Sc-uln. Jax Beach Bonus. 247
4477
FRAMING CARPENTERS. G C Superin
tendeni lor eslablisheo company Drug
Ires work place. beneris 241-2721
HAIRSTYLIST
LOOKING 1or a change' Eslabli-red Sal-
on ha. opening Ior one stylist Excellenr
working condaiionS 60: Cc'rrimission All
inquiries (onridential Conlacl Botb or
Palmer al Susan MeiricK Hair Deirgns.
(1w*1246-7272or (ri246 1579
EDUCATIONAL SALES
Join our team I you .-an excel a inside
sales &. desire a lasi-paced work environ-
meni we may nave an, excellent
opponunity hIr you 'ou wil 1oin a aiiorn'
al company t '.work in Ponic Vedra Beach
Ideal candidate will nave 1i+ year s expert.
ence inside sales. customer scrnce or
lelernarketing. & ecClleni ,:oGmmunilcaiion
skills Abiliry 10 handle business accuntis
Base pay plus commissions '[.25k plus
FT, no evenings or weekends PT avail
Fax resume: 9041285-0010 or e-mail
lim',mediak'is.comrr
SERVERS WANTED Chnzu Japanese
Sleak House Apply alter 2pm. 1227
South 3rd SI.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT' Recep-
lon needed M.F, 8.5 mrrust pusess excel
ieni organizational skills be a moii.,aied
and independent worker Musi ra.,e prol.
cent computer skiIIs and be capable 01
handling a variety ol lasks Please lax reI
sure io 285.-3363
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR of Recreation
Marsh Landing Counilnry Club weeks a lulll-
lime individual 10 coordinate weekly aouih
aclivilies. summer camp eents as well as
develop new programs Experience wiln
children and even planning required
CPR. AED and Frii Aid ceritl':alion man
datory Apply in person, Tuesday Salur-
day. Porte Vedra Beach. 285-1909 Drug
tesihngE O.E
WANTED CARPENTERS & Helpers Re-
modeling Ocean Edge Condos, Jax
Beach 693.3130 ) *
DRIVER- NOW niring qualified drivers lor
Central Florida local and national OTR po-
sitrons Food grade lanker, no hazmal no
pumps Greail benelis. compeiiiive pay
and new equipment Need 2 years experi-.
ence. Call Bynum Transport or your op-
ponunity loday. i800i741.7950
GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE: Privale
Club Alianhic Beach Drug Free Work-
place. FTbenefils. Experience preferred
Call Goll Course Maintenance 246-4711.


g tj+j .aJ8 Bi PAINTER NEEDED For growing home
FiT AND P'T Posilions opened. Apply al services company. Music have own trans-
Procior Ace Hardware and Garden Cen- ponailon Cal 221-3453
Ier 870AlAN Ponle Vedra Beacn. LAWNA/ .MWAINTENANCE: heln ml hust be


FRAMERS WANTED Good pay & Dene-
ills Call 219-1463 between 11am-3pm
LAWN CARE helper needed Drivers li-
cense & transportation required. Pay
equal w/experience. $8-1i0/hr. 285-2952.
FULL & PART TIME SERVERS. Marsn
SLanding Counlry ClubD Ponle Ved.ra
Beach currerilv firing lull and parn-lime
*food & Deverage servers Flexible sched.
ules. $10-5lhr 285-6514 Apply in per-
son Tuesday-Saturday.. Excellent Dernelins
for full time including insur. vac, sick.
401k. Drug testing/EOE. *
LIQUOR STORE CLERK. Bartender,
Door Person: Must be able to work days
nights, weekends, and holidays. Must
pass drug test and background check.
Call Robert @ 465-0149.
FRONT DESK Position for busy Beaches
Chiropractor office. Monday-Friday. Duties
Include: Answering phone, checking pa-
tients in & out, filing & collecting co-pays.
Fax resume to: 249-1768.

*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.
A COOL Travel Job Now hiring (18-24
positions). Guys.Gals to work and travel
entire USA Paid. training. Transportation,
lodging lurnisneda Call today Start today
(888)272,2732.


able 1o work for lemale 343-7989
NAEYC ACCREDITED PALMS PRE-
SCHOOL SEEKING ASSISTANT
TEACHER/ FLOATER. Associate in early
childhood &,or experience preferred. Po-
slion provides opportunity 10 work wilh
children, ages 2.5 Monday-Friday 9am.
6pm EOE 247-0983
LICENSED STYLISTS Leadership &
FT/PT positions in over 30 Dusy salons
Hair Cunery 1904i269-3403 EOE
TEACHER NEEDED lor 2yr old class-
room. "Monday-Friday. Please call Direc-
lor 246 0433.
DENTAL ASSISTANT. Immediate open-
ing, due to illness. Beaches general prac-
.tice, 9am-5pm, .Monday-Thursday. Dr..
Dukes, 241-5342. Fax: 241-5966.,
RECEPTIONIST (PT/FT),. Hirsch Animal
Hospital, Ponte Vedra Beach. Call 285-
0023.
BARBER WANTED (FT/PT). Don's
Barber Shop, Ponte Vedra. 285-3111,
285-7400. ., ,

HOUSEKEEPERS
Full-Time with great benefits and work en-
vironment at a premier retirement com-
munity. Experience preferred.. Applica-
tions available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233; Fax to 904-246-9447;
e-mail to jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/
Drug-free Workplace.


HARRY'S SEAFOOD
BAR & GRILL
NEEDS FULL time Servers, Exp. Cooks &
Host/ Hostess with open availability. Apply
within 1018 North 3rd St., Mon- Fri, 2pm-
4pm.
HOUSE CLEANERS NEEDED. Southside
and Beaches. Work in teams of three.
Must have own transportation, valid driv-
er's license. Approximately $175/wk to
start. Moday-Friday, no nights/weekends.
Home Cleaning Centers of America.
(904)642-8885.
BUSY WHOLESALE Seafood company
seeks 'P/T Office Asst.,: F/T Warehouse
Personnel and Drivers w/good records.
Apply. in person only: C&C Fisheries;,
36 W. 6th St., Atlantic Bch.
BEACHES CAR Wash. lull lime relpp
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Berneils
Avail Apply in person, 1401 Bea,:r, Blvd
PONTE VEDRA Arnimal H.:.spliai needs
F.T Kennel Anendani No experience nec.
essary Apply wariin. 28 Coror,a Rd
285.7924
TAXI DRIVERS Wanled Clean dri..'rng re.
cord required Call April, 246-9999
DRIVERS. BE in demand' Plenry Cof
Ireigril, many home lime oplions Low .:OSI
CDL Trairing available, 100. luilion reimr
bursemenrt 8001231-.5209
www SwinTluckingJiobs coIm
PRESS OPERATOR IjewsKing expert
ence preferred Beneilis. group eallnr. va-
ca:lon.'sick lime and hollda/s Email Del-
denon@nsbobserver com Fa i13861424.
9858, Publisher, Observer Newspapers,
PO Box 10, New Smvrra Beachn, FL
32168
POLICE PATROL OFFICER
Cry ol Allanlic Beach. Musl have current
law enlorcemeni cenilication acceptable
o10 Ie Slate ol FI. and be eligible to comn-
pliee Florida training anad certifcalion wilh.
in 6 monlhs of hire $16 18.nr, $647 wk .
$33,654,yr +beneilis 4pplica3lonrs musl
be received by 04 19'06 ai 800 Seminole
Rd Allanic Beach FL 32233 Tesing on
4.29,06 For more ii visil: www.coab.us
or call 19041247.5820. No smokers, tc.bac.
co users Drug testing conducted EOE.
GARDEN CENTER Merchardizer AssESIt
customers waier & SIock displays
246-3672
LINE COOKS s, experienced Breaklas'
COOk Immedrale openings Appl, The
Tavern al Sa*grass 285.3133
HAIR STYLIST needed -. Styles of
Ponte Vedra. located on corner or Mckier
and AlA Up iC' 60: c.mmrission ConiacI
Denise r 280-0494
PAINTERS
EXPERIENCED PAINjTERS wanted MucI
have own IoOlS .& Irans.porialion Nealness
& dependabiliry a must Phone Larry He-
.se Pa;nirin 247-3644
CUSTOMER SERVICE nsrie sales Our
growing inlernel company in Atlantic
Beach has ar excellent opponuniry for a
lulillrrie energetic leamr member Ideal
':andidale ill" have I plus years expert.
enrce inside sales or customer service
and excellent communi':alon. computer
and internal skills Base pay' b':,us, cu:, m-
mission $25-30K plus No eveningS, no
weekends Email resume krlausen@''lr.-
iernaiIonalSiudent corn
SERVER Flexible hours AM and PP
shihs Excellent lips Appil, ir, person. The
Tavern ai Sawgrass. 285-3133
PROFESSIONAL CARPET and UP-
HOLSTERY CLEANING TECHNICIAN.
ljallionally award winning Carpel and Up-
rolsiery Cleaning company s5 seeking a
lull-lime carpet and upholstery cleaning
professional technician Candidale has a
professional appearance reliable rrans-
ponahron a posrihve annlude and a wiling-
ness to work hard. Heasy lining and pnh,'s
cal labor required. Some niexibiirty in
schedule, including Saturday work is re-
quired No cleaning experience is neces-
sary bul is r.eilpiul Cusiomer service
and :r alces e .p prearre-ed Opp.:.nlunir,
lor ite ano groul clearirg as: well Corn.
peialive hourly rale during Irar.ing period
income poienhiai in irSi year is i25k+
Clean driving record required Backgrournd
,:heck and drug screening required For
immediate consideration please call 262-
23 22
COOK iFT,'PT Apply inr, perisn, Rile Spol
Reslauranl 1534 Nonn 3rd Streei. Jax
Beach


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Busnong Insurance, one ol Ponte Vedra's
largest Property/ Casualty Insurance Brok-
ers, desires a candidate to assist with it's
administrative needs. Join in to this excel-
lent work environment with opportunities
for advancement, as well as a superior
benefits package. Applicanis must be de-
ail onenied and possess excellent com-
puisr skills lot consideration, fax resume
10 285-5161
BEALLS
NOW HIRING Sales Associates. Full &
part time positions available. Bealls offers
competitive -wages, employee discount &
advancemenil opponunifies Apply in per
sn 3876 Souihr 3rid Si Jax Bch
PAINTERS HELPER wanted, driver s
license a music Call 307-8012
OPERATORS NEEDED. heavy highway
equipment Waycross. GA area Min 5 yrs.
exper Please email resume io1
miked@iiempark corn or lax 10 Ann' HR ''
13301369-4601
CNA. 11P-7A. 3p-11p FrT, P/T. PRN
mudl enloy working with ine Elderly Apply
in person at Ashlord Coun Assisled Liv.
rng. 1700 The Greens Way, Jax Bch. FL
32250 EOE. DFWP.
LEARN TO buy foreclosures, ax \liens,
and rehabs lor pennies on Ire dollar Men
for walks you inrough each deal A-Z 10 in-
sure success. (800.1693-3967
MORTGAGE COMPANY al me beaches
looking lor a qualified person to0 perform
clerical dulles & nelp setup loan Illes Must
have professional phone eiiquene and be
good with people Good staring pay with
incentives in place Please lax resume
and cover lener o10 19041246.-34-142
COMFORT INN is now hiring Reslaurani
Supervisor Housekeepers BreaKlasi
Host Hosiess & PT Maintenance Apply in
person 1515 Norn 1st St Jax Bch
LAWN MAINTENANCE Crew Leader
Valid driver's license & experience a musI
Call Randy. 343-3899
LABORERS, HELPERS, Skilled personnel
lall types Call 249-8147 or apply 203
Souin 3rd Street, Jax Beach Good pay &
ben6elis
MECHANICS GREAT Pay & Benlhis Pkg
3. Ceniurion Aulo Transpon FT evening:,
or 3rd shilt. Exp: Truck, Trailer & minor
welding. Apply. IM-F. 8a-4pl 5912 New
Kings Rd JacKsc'nilie 800.889-8139.
OPTOMETRY OFFICE Ironi desk and all
oltice aspects Candidani should have an
outgoing inendly personality W.ability 10
muliilask Bookkeeping PC. organization-
al and customer service skills a mus-
Medical ohice experience and Spanisri a
plus For consideration lax resume Itc
221-6504
F T CUSTOMER Service'nsurance Bill-
inrg. Must be detailed oriented. Apply in
person al Medequip. 905 Nonh Third SI
Jax Beach.

Are you Seeking PAY With Benefits?
American Landscape has a position for
vy.u Call 349.6257

OFFICE MANAGER
OFFICE MANAGER tor tasl paced grow-
ing company printing or copy experience
preferred lax resume to 241-7349
PRINTING COMPANY PERSONNEL
growing priming Co. needs orice person.
nel graphic artsi, pressman and bindery
Fax resume I0 241-7349.
PRESCHOOL TEACHER
An established Ponie Vedra preschool.
CDA a plus Position available June 1is
Call 285 2965
SIGNING BONUS
Lead Carpenter' Working Superintend-
ent needed by growing high-end builder
located in the Beaches area Require a31
lernion to10 details, Iools. abiliry 10 read
plans, and knowledge Ol all phases of res-
ideniral building process. Best construe-4
i.0,r :-b n h1 Beath- 273-32207.


Immediate
Openings

Join our team of
cleaning professionals


PERSONAL No Nights or Weekends
ASSISTANT NEEDED Paid Vacations

TOP PRODUCING AGENT Paid Holidays
IS IN NEED. CANDIDATE Competitive Wages
MUST HAVE STRONG
ORGANIZATIONAL AND Company Vehicle
COMIPLTER SKILLS IN appty in paewon ta:
PUBLISHER. MICROSOFT
EXCELL, USE A SCANNER C / n g.!ai6
AND BE CREATIVE. 2201 Florida Blvd
PLEASE FAX RESUME TO Mon Fri 8 -4 30
246-4873 241-9520









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We are currently accepting applications for energetic, customer
service oriented team members for the following positions:
Saute & Grill Cook
Diningroom Attd.
Relief Night Auditor
Room Service Server:
Dishwasher ,

Maintenance Technician
Restaurant Manager
Bell Captain
Gym Desk
Bellperson
Server

Seasonal Opportunities

(March November)
Host/Hostess
Dining Room Attendants
Servers

Greac opporrunir to work in an oceanfront resort with
terrific earning potential. We offer an excellent benerfis 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.hospitaliyonline.com/211464
O" Drug Free Workplace EOE




At Ponte Vedra Beach


LIVE-IN NANNY needed, college student
welcome, room, board; & salary. Special
needs child, M-F, evenings/ weekends off.
Must be able to pass drug test and back-
ground check. Call 904-384-7763 or
email: mgk495@bellsouth.net
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Line Cook, Prep/Utility. Good money, cas-
ual atmosphere, very busy, great people
to work with. FT/PT. 285-0139.
OFFICE ASST. Microsoft Office Proficent,
very organized, capable of making detailed
travel plans. 8a-5p M-F. Fax resume to:
246-1141.
IMMEDIATE OPENING for Foreman' and
helper for lawn/ landscape company, ex-
cellent pay, must have own transportation.
Foreman must have clean DL, experience
a plus. Contact Ron'334-3311.
TELEMARKETING
CUSTOMER service & sales w/ exc. com-
munication skills. Full or part time. Base
plus bonus. Fax resume: (904)285-0010
or email: jim@mediakids.com
PRINTING COMPANY ring Sales
Pressmen, Bindery; Graphic Design, and
Pre-press.-514-1090.
HAIR SALON looking for 3 hair designers
rental stations). 1 Nail Technician (rental
private room). Call 237-4895.
PLAZA MAINTENANCE/ kennel person
needed. FT/PT. Please apply in person.
519 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL
32233.
FULL-TIME RECEPTIONIST, Dispatcher.
Beaches area company Fax resume to:
246-0377. ...
EARN UP to $550 weekly working
imrough the government.. PT no experi-
ence. Call Today! 1800188-2921. Ask
mfor Department.
CONTRACTS ADMINISTRATION
Pomie Vedra Beach Oualilcanons include
AA Degree. analhivcal thinking delaii on-
ented ana nave contracting, bidding expe-
rience Construcion background is nelp-
lul. Experience wExcel Able to10 ork
agarnsl deadlines $40K-$50K raised on
experience 401K' nealir' lite insurance
EOE Resumes 10 ImorriO,.s'cnire corn
PAYDAY CHECK Cashers accepting ap.
plcallons. Apply in person 2156.2 May-
port Rd
.* *
SWIMMING POOL Construction. Top
pay & benefits. Palace Pools. 998-1811.
11655 Central Pkwy #313, Jax. FL
32224.

HAIR STYLIST WANTED
Busy salor in in real ocaSon now has an
opening FlexiCle nours Please call
2'46-1700.
JANITORIAL CLEANING
Pan-lime evenings Beacres. rj.n-,inide
Mus l nave iransponaTion and phone
Siarn immediately 273-2761

LAWNCARE WORKERS needed. lop pay.
c"venime available, call 247-.1900.
EVENTS REPS
A Reader's Digest Co. seeks prolessceo.
nal inrependeni sales reps 10 sell Books
10 businesses & corporations in the Jax
area Guaranteed commission of
$2800/mo. for the first 3 mths! nvenio.
rv. irainin, & suppon proVIded' Compuiler.
SUV'Trailer & storage needed For delails
& 10 apply
www booksaretun co:m
Req#27117 BR
Fax 888-556-4795
Call 800-966-8301 x2698


PT/PTAIOTICOTA/
SPEECH THERAPIST
FULL-TIME/ PRN
Avante at Jacksonville Beach, a progres-
sive 165-bed skilled nursing mand rehab
center is seeking professional and caring
individuals who are Florida licensed and in
good standing to add to our growing and
exciting in-house therapy program. Must
be teamwork oriented and have excellent
communication and organizational skills.
Avante offers excellent compensation,
premium benefits, including 401(k) and
sign-on bonuses. Please fax resume to:
(904)241-4082, attention Tara O'Steen or
apply in person at: 1504 Seabreeze Ave.,
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250. EOE.
wwwavantegroup.com
HELPER FOR hardwood floor installer.
Must have own transportation. 223-3295.
FACIAL SPECIALIST with clientele want-
ed. Also, NAIL TECH w/clientele. No
acrylics. Day Spa, Jax Beach. Call Miki,
242-8008,
HOME CLEANERS earn excellent pay
cleaning homes weekly & bi-weekly. De-
pendable car required. Full or part time.
Call 223-5033.
BEACHES MEDICAL office: doctor's per-
sonal Assistant $8-$10/hour p/t. Back-end
Assistant 1-2 days week, front-desk f/t or
p/t,and Business Manager. Fax
280-1102.
FIRST CHOICE Home Improvements.
Needs skilled- carpenters & tree climbers.
349-2628.
BARTENDER NEEDED, Dayhime. Apply
ai 28-140 Mayp.:.n Rd
.*. *
Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perscrnel Brothers Services, Inc. ,246-
0967.
NO NIGHTS. 'No Sundays Froni Counier
relp ior Firsl Coasi Laundry & Cleaneis
610,North 3rd Street, Jax Beach. .
RECEPTIONIST NEEDED lor Rooting
company Answerri.g phones & scheduling
appoinimenrt Moncay-Fridav, 8.30am-
5 30pm Apply inr person: 1089 Allanlic
Blvd Suile #'6
FAST GROWING Jax Bch GIfrware Co
seeks FT entry level Customer Service
Rep Daia entry communicaiion skills,. and MS Ontce exp.
reQ Forward resume o10 904.241.4006 or
aderoiler@n:.naliJrallte.nel
BARTENDER NEEDED, -1 days only.
11am-7pm Apply a1 2206 Maypon Rd
BLRDENBEARER SERVICES needs rel.
able cleaning r.elp Resideriial 'Conmmer-
c.a3l Call2 2-9358

Join the crew at The
Boathouse Grill.
NOW HIRING...
Experienced
Line Cooks
Wail Staff
Hostesses
Apply In Person MN-F 9am 3pm
2321 Beach Blvd.
241-9771


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General Contractors, Inc.
....- Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

Since 1987
Looking for Qualified & Experienced individuals
Project Managers
Estimators
Superintendents
Clerical, PM Assistants
Our Wages and Benefits PacKages are second to none!
401K & Profit Sharing

Fax or email resume to:
904-241-4427 rpcgc@rpcgc.com
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


...... A a w.-....... Expect Nothing Less
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 environnient is
one of the most sought after for career satisfaction.
We have the following full & part-time positons available:
Security Officer
Lifeguard Lieutenant
Irrigation Technician ,
Laundry Truck Driver
Pool Technicians
Line Cook
Pastry Cook
Nursery/Recreation Attendants
Banquet Set-Up Attendants
Starter/Rangers
Golf Course Maintenance
The Spa Various Positions
Housekeeping Inspector/Inspectress
Bell Stand & Front Desk
Laundry Attendant.
Dishwashers/Utility
/ Servers / Diningroom Attendants
Gourmet Shop Attendant
Gym & Beach Reception

Seasonal Opportunities
Camp Counselors
Slide Monitor & Swim Instructors
Pool Porters
Patio Servers & Snack Bar Cook
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. 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
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experience in Customer Service. Must tions. Requlreme
have heavy call center experience Re- cense. HS Diploi
quires great Communication skills, Profes- ground and drUg
slonal. Articulate, and proficiency In the Benefits. QualifiK
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ADVERTISERS IN this category are not,
offering 'jobs. They are offering job-relpted
services and. may charge ftqs. Readers
are advise to exercise'caution-beforg giv-
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without knowing what specific product or
service they wil receive.

M i'Mil.T14 sJ Us I -#14
LOCAL VENDING route. Snacki soda/'
luice/ water. Great equipment & support.
All Brands. Financing available w/ $7500
down. 877-843-8726 #BO2002-037.
BE YOUR Own Boss- Earn $50-$100' f1r
each 3-4 hours q day. Full/.Part-tirne you
set own schedule The Pampered Chet
nome-based business. Must be at least
18 Ask me howl Debyy, Ilndependent
Sales Director. 904-220-68'10 '


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ture of the opportunity, please r
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CHILD CARE needed in AB f
sweet children on some week
9-2ish. Must be able lo drive.
aher 8pm.


CUSTOV MADE glass. coffee' table, $200.
Portable djshwaiher (almond color) $100.
?494 1836 .. "
RUBBER 'MAID htqnzonttal shldehlid shed,
-great lor bike a'pdawn equipment. regular
$449 asklng'$225'9ll 285-3014.
QUEEN$1IE BEDROOM set, maple tin-
ish, 5.piece. $150. 534-3336.
-WHITE ELECTRIC Kenmore stove, good
shape $10,0. 241-26g4.
BED- KING mattress set,' $289. Can de-
liver (904)391'.0015.
HVAC' 3-TON' air .handler water to air
$200 QBO. FURNITURE:, Mahogany
stained'rustic coffee & end table $200
OBO. RIMS: 20" custom rims. 6 lug w/tires
nn nn ,BRR.686-4422


7 PIECE king bedroom set $1200. LR set:
mlcrosuede sectional, ottoman, tables
lamp, $900. orlice: workstation, lateral file,
bookcase, leather chair, chairman $350
All excellent condillon, 1 yr old 504-8176.
CHAISE. UPHOLSTERED. Nice in bed-
room. Very comfonable, good condition.
$250 472-6041.
') ANTIOUE MAHOGANY Rosewood Victor-
lan couch $395 Call 339-1788

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- SMALL STEINWAY Piano, excellent lone
$4000. Call 502-2235


HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine climbers installation,
stair malerial FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
249-8310.


PNINBALL MACHINE USEDD)
Want used pinball machine. Bill 249-4107
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email classified @ beachesleader.com


Furn. tools. bikes, lois of household
items. Saturday, 8-2pm, 1625 S. 5ih St
SATURDAY, 9AM-? 1638 Tanglewood
Rd. Lots of misc.
MOVING 20 Years' Collectioni Salurday
7:30am-? 1224 Seabreeze Ave
FURNITURE, DISHES bric-a-brac,
books. puzzles, 6 commercial desks You
name it I got ii, must sell. Make me a deal,
all tor good cause Salurday. 9am-5pm.
1626 Southn 5ih Street.
3-FAMILY SALE Baldwin Organ, tools &
furniture, Fiday & Sat 8am-until, April 7th
& 8th. 1238 Palm Circle North.
SATURDAY 4/,8. 7am-1pm. Moving sale &
Multi-family Furn., kitchen misc., art work.
clothes, tools, books, too much to men-
tion. 1210 2tst SI N Beach Blvd., No on
Penman, leh on 212n Ave, leh on 21st St.,
3rd house on right. Look tor signs

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THE GREAT Atlaniic Beach Garage Sale
Lots of good sluff. Saturday 8am-lpm.
310 Garden Lane.
MOVING SALE. designer clothes, aquari-
um, Epson printer, yard & fishing equip.,.
Powermate vacuum, lots more. Saturday
S48. 8am- 12noon 1803 Tierra Verde Dr.

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COMMUNITY
GARAGE SALE
OVER, 100 FAMILIES
Sunday April 9th 10am-4pm. Monday
April 10th 9am-lpm. Beth El the Beach-
es Synagogue. 288 North Roscoe Blvd.
'clothing, lurnhiure. bric-a-brac, small appli-
ances,' decorative items,. toys, and much
.more!


YARD SALE. ISLE OF PALMS 3346 Roy-
al Palm Dr. Friday, 8am-4pm. Saturday
8am- tpr.


3126 COURTNEY Woods Ci. Saturday,
8am-2pm. Household. crafts, antique lur-
niture, clothing, dishes, misc.
COACHMAN LAKES Community Garage
Sale. SI. Johns Bluff to Alden Rd. E.,
community at end on right. Fitness equip..
tools, appliances, cloning, loys, furniture.
& more Saturday, 8am-1pm.


THURSDAY, 6-9PM. Friday, 6-11pm-
Saturday, 7am-? 4449 Cobbleield Circle
Wesi. Woodland Foresl Sub., off Kernan,
between Beach-JTB, (cross street Hunlers
Haven.)


EARLY RETIREMENT Salel Small appli.
ances. :garden supplies, linens & lots of
collectibles. Downsizing. Everything must
gol Salurday. 9am-2pm in Isle of Palms
4275 Tradewinds Drive.
INDIAN SPRINGS Community Garage
Sale, Saturday'April 8rh, 8-2pm, 12800 At-
lantic Blvd. across from Girvin Plaza).
Over" 50 homes participating. Rain date
Sunday


HODGES BLVD., Saturday 8am- 12pm,
Windsor Parke Huge Block Sale' Glen-
nurst Dr.


MANDARIN. LOTS of mahogany urni-'
-luie, antiques, colleclibies. original oil
paintings. kiln, arn tent, house lull. 12770
Wilderness Lane East Friday. Saturday,
9am-4pm 1904)502-0986.
www.charlloao com.'eslatesale
A WOW Estate Mandarin. Don't miss this
Woolen desk, Flagier's poker Ibl,i ab
pnted chest, Hiboy, Period chests, mir-
rors. pier mirror, brkfrnt, this Gothic DR
set. Art. lots sterl, good jewelry Piano,
loois Singer teatherwt Old Fla paper,
-Seminole skin. Vict other vintage. So
much morel Historic home for sale. Corner
Mandarin & LoTeno Rd. Park at Church
Th 9-4, Fri 9.3. CHINA CAT 241-0344 see
"@ chinacatantiques.com.


199 SC 3 w


1998 SCARAB, 30' witrailer, twin 250's,.,
PADDLE BOAT seats 5, $250. 6' iread- low hours. $53,000 firm. (229)359-0730.
mill $150. '221-3127. __


S20000 BAYLINER 2452SE, 24', sleeps 4.
"RS 2003 "DERBI" Sqooter 49cc, European Marine head, 220np, Outriggers, bait
paper does version of a Vespa. Low miles. $1500. tank. shower. $26,000. or pay-off if less.
opportunityy 465-7179. 537-6229.
lee to gel WHITE CREAM velour V-phaped section HARBORTOWN MARINA, deep waler
76-0r 900- 'al sofa, S3c, $300..Couch, love seat, rion- boat slip lor rent, 40f $600, 50tt $700,
l i zonal striped pattern, ravy blue/ burgun- ,INCLUDES POTABLE WATER. ELEC-
e bill, the dy, hunter greep..$200 534-3336X TRIC, DOCK LOCKER. Cable and phone
Ifaeny ad R y n ''AMn',D n ,a ."quen .set ,, service available @ slip. Mobile tue serv-
lone serv- new, w ran '129 C'an delvev. Ice & pump out also available., 463-2845.
rn the no- t904)858-940. I I' .'1 1 i,1OFT CARIBE, 1994, Inflatable, Hypalon
report It to 1993'161' oble,w/5 sets of sails and trail-'. hul trailer, $1000. 993-1979
er. $2Qpo,, 2?2'3?95. '",BOSTON WHALER, 20' Dauntless, 99
DESGNll" L AMINATED' Flooring Suzuki 225. Great for family and fishing
- $7/f 30% thicker.' still in box, ms sel :, -Boat, motor and trailer well maintained,
or 2 very 744,6534. many extras. $18k. 318-1880 or 607-
n nights ,.., .. .. ... .. 5534.
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G.E 5-CYTLE wnIte dryerr,.' great condo ,
$110 285-3014.
LANE DINETTE SET, Glass/Iron, round, 4
chairs & baker's rack, Henredon CharlesX
bedroom suite, sculptures, etc. 571-6003.
FACTORY DIRECT USA, in stock, rlong-
board $450. Fish $350. 343-8325.


BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com


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F6RD TEMPO 46,000 miles. $2995 94 MX3, 5spd, new wheels boombox,
Beauhlui Cadillac, $2495. 821-2058. sunroof. $1900 OBO 334.-5294.


1995 FORD Escort, coupe. 2dr, 4cyl, 5-
speed manual, cold AC dual air bags lint.
ed windows, burgandy, clean interior.
good paint good tires. power mirrors Gas
saver. 128,000mi. $1200 OBO West side
207-0812.
1998 MONTERO Sport LS. 4-wheel drive,
root-rack. PL. PW, A.'C. CD. 114,000
miles $4900. (9041962-6876
1993 FORD Thunderbird, low miles, auto
A/C, CD $1400 OBO. 716-2586
94 NISSAN Altima, AT. A'C. new tires.
$1500 cash 334-5294.
1998 CHEVY Lumina LTZ- Green w/gray
leather, 98000 miles, regular preventive
maim, greal mech cond $3000 FIRM.
(9041)987-3056


1992 DODGE Dynasty 109,000 miles.
Runs good. $995 OBO 249-3143
1989 TOYOTA Celica GTX. AT. AC sun.
rool, runs great $1400 cash 334-5294
1994 MERCURY Cougar XR7. 2dr, 3.8,
V6, automalic. cold A.C. leather interior,
stereo system, power windows, power
locks, power seals power mirrors, cruise
control, tilt wheel. lined windows, alloy
wheels, alarm 118,000mi., black, good
tires, greal condition $1500 OBO. West
side. 207.0812
2001 BUICK Century 4DR. 38,000ml ,
loaded, new tires $6500 246-5534
1990 JEEP Cherokee. automatic 4WD.
runs good $1500. 226-8046


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WILL HOUSE-SIT vour beach home
Long-lime native Excellent references.
Responsible adult 725-3933.
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HERMON'S MULTIPLE SERVICE
Specializing in Commercial and Residen
Iral Cleaning Lawn Care, Auto Cleaning.
Window Clearning, Janitorial Services, etc
Call Hermon, 246-4238. 612-1755
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FIRST COAST Welding and Fabrication
Call 859-0224
TUTTLE HOME
IMPROVEMENTS, INC.
Specializing in all types of home repairs.
20 yrs experience. No Job Too Smaill
Free Esllmates Doug Turtle. 446-0051
Licensed.

PIANO LESSONS. All levels, styles &
ages. Will come to your home Piano Tun
ing also available. 241-4954, 655-3300.


FLOORING ENGINEER S Carpetl Tile.
Vinyl Sales & installation Free estimates..
Licensed. Insured. Jim 813-0894.

MS MOW & Mr Clean inside/outside
property maintenance & cleaning New
customer special. 422-0593, 343-3337.
AFFORDABLE WINDOW 'CLEANING,
,13 years experience. Reasonable prices,
low minimum rates, weekend .appoint-
menis available (904)525-7419
RESIDENTIAL. DETAILED Cleaning
17vrs. experience. Great references Call
Robin, 992-0501
PROFESSIONAL CLEANING, dependa-
ble Reasonable rates, Iree estlmales Call
Roxanne 904)477-5398.


PROFESSIONAL HOME CLEANING
SERVICES. Dependable, honest, thor-
ough. Local references. Licensed Insur-
ed. 563-1690.
A PLUS CLEANING. honest. dependable.
experienced excellent service, reasona-
ble prices grear references Call Kay
19041514-8092.
GENERAL CLEANING. $20/hr. Standard
Kitchens & Dalhs References 242-2546,
568,6067.


ABOVE & Beyond Housekeeping. De.
pendable. detailed cleaning. References
available.' licensed. 591-5901 or 514-
1188
MAKE YOUR Home Spoliess! Experi-
enced. reliable Free estimates. 210-7372

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'I FENCES
WOOD Fence Specialist: Install, replace.
35yrs Experience. References Mick Oul-
door Enterprises 241-7276, 838-9599


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this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email- ciasshlied@beachesleader corn


STUCK? FRUSTRATED? Call Rob. All
applications, nouse calls, training, repairs.
upgrades, websires, graphics Free phone
lech. 904-249-3034 or email.
: callhob@comcasl.het.
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BUDGET LAWN Care Service Mowing,
trimming, edging, cleanup 'Free esti.
males. call Mike, 616-4381 ..



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


PALM TREES, Hedges Trimmed, Yard
Clean-ups. Mulching, Sodding, wnaiever it.
lakes, etc. Dave 249-4724 -
'. GREEN ACRES LAWN CARE
One: time or yearly:'. Licensed, Insured.
Residential, Commercial. 742-6763.

ED'S LAWNCARE
Dependable Ouality Service. Reasonable
rates 821-0737.

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ATLANTIS PAINTING CO.
Properry management .rates for quick
renlalisale turn-arounds. and custom paint
also Call for FREE ESTIMATES 497-
2553 or 724-6877. Licensed & Insured


NATIVE PAINTER- exceptional residen-,
iIal/ commercial pressure washing. paint-
ing., drywall crack repair, wall covering. Li-
censed, insured. references. 403-7389.

ISLANDER SERVICES
Painting, Interior. extenor. home repair,
pressure washing. 992-2027. 514-8844

PAINT IT RIGHT! Intenor, exterior. Free
estimates Call Mike Williams. 285-2651
25yrs experience.
BEST PRICES IN TOWN!! Interior. exie-
rior. pressure washing, knock down lex-
lured to walls. References, photos
Licensed, insured. 226-6134. r
FAST INTERIOR painting, drywall. lex-
lure. Specialize in smaller jobs. Will work
evenings & weekends Licensed, insured,
references. 403-7389.


IF YOU are interested in advenising under
In s category please call 904-249-9033 or
email. classilied@beachesleader com


IF YOU are interested In advertising under
Ihis category please call 904-249-9033 or
e-mail: classilied@beachesleader com


DAVID'S POOL SERVICE. Weekly clean.
ing. Most residential pools $25/week+
chemicals. Lidensea, Insured. We make
your lile a lirtle easier. 285-0240.


IF YOU are interested in advertising under
tmis category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classilied@beachesleader.com


TWO M CONSTRUCTION
Repairs, specializing in termite damage
246-1529.
McCLAIN HOME IMPROVEMENT
INTERIOR REMODELING
Bainrooms, Floors, Tile., Bookcases,
Kitchens, Carpentry. Electrical & Plumb-
ing. Serving The Beaches.
(904)449-4404

COASTAL BUILDING
CONTRACTORS
Remodeling,' Renovations, Additions. Caer
iftied Builder, CBC 1253447. 249-7082.
www.cbcjaxbeach.com
ALLIANCE BUILDER Group, Inc General
Contractor; CCC 1505263. All types ol
construction New homes, room addlions.
etc. Free estimates. (904)234,-1179


HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs. service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs DAVE 246-6628.
BATH & KITCHEN
Complete remodeling services & renova-
liohs. Tile & Marble Specialist. Nick,
(904)962-9312.
C&J HANDYMAN Services. Carpentry,
- Drywall,- Painting, Paperhanging, Tiling.
etc. Licensed, Insured. 955-0593,
241-1461.
HOME RENOVATIONS, Start to Finish.
Affordable 8 dependable. Call Tony
(904)221-3005

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ROOFING. IN-TOWN prices @ the
l_ ell: (904'229i-9542 Beach. 25yrs.. experience. 880-9908.
CCC'1326983.


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this category please call 904-249-9033 or
e-mail: classified@ beachesleader.com
ROOF REPAIRS,& Re-Roofing. Trust a li-
censed. professional. See our ad under
Remodeling/Construction Neligan Con-
struclion. Slate Certified Rooter
#CCC1325888. Member BBB 247-3777
All credit cards accepted.


CUT RITE' Tree Service. Tree trimming/
slump grinding. Tree removal/ storm clean
up. All debris removal/ firewood.
(904)646-9894 (904)568-6234


THE MASSAGE MEDIC -Advanced mnas-
sage & body work for acute & chronic pain
rellel. Home and office calls. 16yrs exp.
704-6984 MA0011921


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this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classllea @beachesleader.com


ENTERTAINMENT CENTER. hold large
tv' stereo, oak $300 OBO. 247-5774.
LAWN EQUIPMENT package. 16' trailer
and commercial mower. edger, trimmer,
blower. $3000. 285-2952.


1999 HD Elecira Glide, black, mint condi-
tion. Over $4K in extras, twin cam 88ci.
$13K Turnm. 631-5838


'EQKOOM. FURNITURE. Black iron
FUton/B6Jk Bed, $250' OBO. White Bas-
sett LIngeri Chest, 6-drawer Dresser
w/Mlrrr, Nighttend, Bookshelf, $350
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NEW TECHNliOLOG:Y oMOEECRI


TILE, MARBLE, STONE
Installation,. Repair, Design. Excellent
work, references. Complete bath & kitchen
renovations. Nick, (904)962-9312.


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HENFIEOON'tWOOD'0ifINMila iatfle,
2 leaves. 6 qpholstered chairs, 'buffet
w lined silver drawer. (904)823-3362.
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pediC Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new In
plastic w/warranty. $379 Must sell
(904)858-9350.
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Guest Se ice Agent Line Cook
Banquet Captain Front Desk Supervisor


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HERMON'S MULTIPLE SERVICE
Specializing in "Complete Flowerbed
Cleaning and Workover". Call Hermon.
246-4238. 612-1755.
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PERSCHEL BROTHERS
SERVICES, INC.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service. We mow
lawns Free eslimales 246-0967
MS MOW & Mr Clean Ins'de/outside
property maintenance & cleaning. New
customer special 422-0593, 343-3337

CLASSIC LAWN Care, 20yrs. experience,
Beaches 8 Arlingion only Free esiimale.
Call Doug 485-0105
BLUE LINE OUTDOOR SERVICES
Lawn and landscape maintenance
Owned, operated Dy lIcal police officer
Call 534-7651 or email.
Dlueiineouidoors-@yaroo cornm or esli-
male.
GOT WEEDS' Cheap Moe'si Yard clean.
ups, Rouiine maintenance. 294-2269,
422-0593
ENDLESS SUMMER Lawrncare Free esti.
males. Professional customer service.
Mowing. edging weeding, Irimming. irees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.
WINSOR LAWN Service. Inc. Compelilive
raies Call Alan. 237-5301
WASHINGTONIA PALMS QUEEN PALMS *
'GRAND ISLANDr
NURSERY &
PALM TREES




TO 100s to Choose From
We deliver and install
S10023 Beach Blvd.

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OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Sale roof cleaning Deck & fence
resioraton. Pressure washing Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin 994-0045.
PRESSURE WASHERS lor reni or sale
Tucker Equipment Rental 246-1330.



BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Paintrng.
Iree estimates, work guaranteed. licensed
610-7768
MAGIC MAN PAINTING & HOME
IMPROVEMENTS. rinterior'Exierior Paint-
ing, Faux Finishes Rottllen Wood Replace-
meni. Pressure Washing. 1904)894-4257.

TWO "M" PAINTING
NEW CONSTRUCTION, remodeling and
repaint Residential and commercial Men-
ion inhis ad. 246-1529.
HATE TO PAINT? Don'I sweat ill interior,
exterior, pressure washing Nice work!
Nice prices! Licensed. Insured. 226-6134.


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Beaches baseball seasons heating up


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ABOVE LEFT: Nease baserunner Ryan Meisemann breaks for second against Pedro Menendez High last Friday in St. Johns County action. ABOVE RIGHT: Flelcher first baseman B.J. Chandler,
left, plays behind a Paxon baserunner during a recent Duval County game. Both Nease (14-1) and Fletcher (12-4) are having outstanding baseball seasons.

SPORS BIEF


Aerobics
Aerobics by Beverly takes
place Mondays and
Wednesday from 5:30 p.m.
until 6:30 p.m. at the Neptune
Beach Senior Activities Center.
Program features circuit train-
ing, cardio kickboxing, step
and body sculpture.
Fori more information phone
616-2218 or 2Th-1688.
Bud Beech Camps
The Bud Beech Summer
Camps at Nease High School
begin May 22.
Ten weekly sessions are avail-
able, most of which run forn
Monday through Thursday. The
cost of each session is $55 half
day [9 a.m. to noon or noon to
1) p m.] or $9 extended day (9
j.m. until 3 p.m.]
Campeis may choose the
morning camp that runs from 9
a.m. to noon and select basket-
ball, soccer, flag football or
dance/gvninastics. The after-
noon camps run from noon to
3 p.m. and offer basketball or
cheerleading.
For more information or an
application form, call 904-686-
4075 or email beechjr-@(com-
cast.net
Football Camp
The 2006 Coach Craig
Howard Football Camp, which
takes place May 22 through
NMay 25 from 9 a.m. until
noon, is for boys or girls enter-
ing grades 3 through S.
The four-day, non-padded
youth camp is designed for
young, energetic players who
want to learn about football
and have fun. Cost is $85 and
includes a T-shirt.
For more information send
an e-mail to
neasefootballa'bellsouth.net
w ith name and address to
receive a brochure.
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 5fK 13.1
miles run/walk, along with
healthy living education and
life lessons.
Spring programs begin in
Feb. and take place at vari-
ous locations throughout
Ponte Vedra Beach, Atlantic
Beach and Neptune Beach.
For more information phone
19041 321-4315 or visit
www.GOTRneflorida.org.

Golf Instruction
Free golf instruction being
offered at the Jacksonville
Beach Golf Course. The free
adult new player clinic takes
place the third Saturday of
each month beginning at 4
p.m.
On the fourth Saturday of
each month will be a free
class for juniors (ages 6 to 17I
at 4 p.m.
Pre-registration is not nec-
essary and equipment is
available for those who need
it. All classes are taught by
academy professionals Nicky
Martin, Mary Lyons, Cooper
Osborne and Sandy Suckling.
For more information
phone 4-17-2603.


Junior Olympics


(904) 302-5763
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Skills Competition
Local youngsters between
the ages of 8 and 13 have the
opportunity to participate in
the U.S. Junior Olympic skills
competition presented by
kellogg's Frosted Flakes.
This free program allows
boys and girls, competing sep-
arately, to showcase abilities
in basketball, soccer, tennis
and track and field. The ten-
nis and basketball portion of
the skills competition will be
hosted by Jacksonville Beach
Tennis on April 8 beginning at
9 a.m.
For more information visit
usolympicteam.com or con-
tact Jim Watford at 247-6221.
Lacrosse
The Ponte Vedra Lacrosse
Club's Senior Predators defeat-
ed Bolles 12-10 March 29. Jack
Felice scored five goals and
added two assists.
A schedule of upcoming
games for the Predators [times
are being finalized]:
April 5 Senior Predator 1
vs. Creeks. 5 p.m.; Senior
Predator 2 vs. Creeks, 5 p.m.;
Junior Predators vs. Creeks, 6
p.m., all Fruit Cove Middle
April 8 Junior Predators 1
vs. Creeks, Junior Predators 2
vs. Creeks and junior
Predators 3 vs. Creeks, all


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Julington Creek
April 11 Junior/Senior 2
.s. Bolles 2, home, 4:30 p.m.
April 19 Senior Predators
1 vs. Creeks and Senior
Predators 2 vs. Creeks, both
home
April 22- Junior Predators
I vs. Creeks, Junior Predators
2 vs. Creeks and Junior
Predators 3 vs. Creeks, all
home
April 22 Senior Predators
vs. Eagle Harbor, home
The Ponte Vedra Lacrosse
Club, coached by Dan
McAuliffe and Ray Carnicelli,
is working to set up a home
jamboree and also trying to
schedule additional home
games for the Junior and
Senior Predators. Patti
Lombardo is the club's com-
missioner.
Home games for the boys
teams are played on the
Landrum lacrosse field. Girls
lacrosse is played at
Cornerstone Park.
The Ponte Vedra Lacrosse
Club's girls team played
Julington Creek April 1 in the
Ojibwey Lacrosse Festival,
held at Bartram Trail High
School.
Pilates
Beaches Pilates classes take
place Tuesdays and


Thursday from 9 a.m. until
10 a.m. at Hollie's Dance
Studio. Cost is $5. First
hour/first class free.
Phone 234-0038 or visit
beachespilates.com for more
information.
Soccer
North Florida United Soccer
Club is now forming true select
teams in this area. This is the
only true select club in north
Florida, which means partici-
pants cannot pay to play on the
team. All players are selected
based on performance and atti-
tude.
Teams are being formed in
the U-10 to 1U-17 age brackets.
More information is available at
on the web at
nfusoccerclub.com or by phon-
ing 19041 367-8311.

The First Coast Soccer
Association's summer camp pro-
grams include:
Camp 1 4v4 skills camp for
ages 9-12, June 5-7 from 6 p.m.
until 8 p.m.
Camp 2 Touch-up program
session for ages 5-10, June 12-14
from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Camp 3 Touch-up program
session 11 for ages 5-10, July 31-
Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
For more information visit


fustcoastsoccer.com or phone
223-360o.

The Ponte Vedra Socer Club is
conducting a Harley Da\idson
raffle to raise fund for a train-.
ing/educational facility at Davis
Park.
A total of 5,000 tickets, at a
cost of $20 per ticket or six for
$100, will be sold with the
grand prize of a 2006 black
Harley Davison fuel-injected Fat
Boy inotorcycle.
Drawing will take place May
13 at the PVSC's annual spring
picnic at Davis Park. Tickets are
available online at
PonteVedraSoccerClub.com or
at Bogey Grille, Oceanside
Cleaners and Play it Again
Sports or through PVSC mem-
bers and their families.
Strollerfit
Strollerfit exercise with
your baby. Outdoor classes
where mothers turn theu
strollers into portable exercise
machines are taking place in
Atlantic Beach Thursdays and
Saturday, and Fort Caroline
Monday, Wednesdays and
Friday from 9:30 a.m. until
10:30 a.m.
For more information phone
Siobhan Reigle at 997-8364 or
visit strollerfit.com/arlington.


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