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Section A: Main: Opinion
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Section A: Main: Police Beat
page A 5
Section A: Main: Calendar
page A 6
Section A: Main: Obituaries
page A 7
Section A: Main: Beach Living
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Section A: Main: Beach Living: Education
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Vol. 44, No. 16
Summertime study Looking
nets student new bike for a car?
See A-8 See B-4
Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963
35-foot limit going to AB voters
for the Beach
seat on Duval
The screens at the Pablo 9
Theatres will fade to black
- for the last time Thursday.
Management said lack of
ticket sales coupled with
costly upgrades needed to
bring the fire alarm system,
movie projectors and air
conditioning up to code
prompted the decision to
close. Employees were
notified of the plans
Monday. The Pablo Plaza
multiplex is the last remain-.
ing movie theater at the
Beaches after the closing
several years ago of the
Royal Palms Theater in
Atlantic Beach and the
Neptune Beach Theater in
Beaches Habitat for
Humanity has offered to
expand the Jordan Park
Community Center for the
city of Atlantic Beach free
of charge to aid the growing
community After School
Tutoring Program at the
Expanding the building
at 1671 Francis Ave. by
roughly 1,000 square feet
will cost about $75,000.
Habitat has also agreed to
fund a full time education
director for the program for
at least three years, accord-
ing to city officials.
The Atlantic Beach City
Commission at its meeting
approved the request by
Beaches Habitat to con-
struct the expansion.
Atlantic Beach voters this November
will have the opportunity to change the
city's charter, capping the height limit
of all future structures sans the Sea
Turtle Inn at 35 feet.
The City Commission Monday unani-
mously approved an ordinance placing
the 35-foot height limit referendum on
the Nov. 7 election ballot. If approved
by voters, only another voter referen-
dum could change the height limit in
the city charter. And that would mean a
35-foot-high limit would be in place in
all three Beach cities, as neighboring
Jacksonville Beach and Neptune Beach
voters approved similar referendums in
"This is a critical step forward for the
city of Atlantic Beach to protect its char-
acter," Commissioner Jamie Fletcher
Any portion of existing structures
over 35 feet tall will be grandfathered
in, as proposed in the ordinance. The
height referendum excludes portions of
the lot occupied by the Sea Turtle Inn at
1 Ocean Boulevard.
Home Depot gets OK
by LIZA MITCHELL
Home Depot officials cleared the
first hurdle in their bid to move into
the former KMart site at South Beach
Regional Shopping Center in south
The city's Planning Commission
Monday voted unanimously to rec-
ommend amending the center's
Planned Unit Development
Agreement to include the Standard
Industrial Classification ,(SIC) code
5211 that allows the sale of lumber
and other building materials previous-
ly excluded in the original 1989 agree-
If approved by the City Council in
October, the existing KMIart building
will be demolished and Home Depot
will occupy a new facility using the
same square footage as the former
Conditions placed on the recom-
mendation also prohibit outdoor
speakers, a reduction in landscaping,
outside vendors, storage, sale or dis-
, plays of merchandise and loading
activity except in the customer
A 10-foot wall must be installed to
buffer noise north of the property and
barrel tile roof will be required on the
customer canopy to maintain the aes-
thetics of the center.
Doug Shepard, site development
coordinator with Greenberg Farrow,
said plans are smaller than the proto-
typical Home Depot but the store will
offer the same full service line of prod-
Shepard detailed plans to relocate
the planned 9,200-square-foot garden
center to the west side of the building
to allow for a customer loading area to
the east and parking will be reconfig-
ured to allow additional spaces.
See HOME DEPOT, A-3
Hurricane prep help available
Photo by LIZA MITCHELL
McKenna Durocher, 4, gets a taste of the rain after a brief break in the thunderstorms
Saturday afternoon in Jacksonville Beach.
.FROA I STAFF
Starting this week, Floridians can
apply for a free home inspection and
professional recommendations on
how to improve their homes' ability
to withstand a hurricane.
The My .Safe Florida Home pro-
gram, a $250 million mitigation pro-
gram to help.Floridians strengthen
their homes against hurricanes and
to reduce property losses in Florida,
Tom Gallagher, Florida's chief
financial officer, said that as many as
50,000 Florida households-will--be
served over the next year through
It has been a priority for the
Department of Financial Services to
get the My Safe Florida Home pro-
gram up and running as quickly as
possible, Gallagher said..The new law
went into effect on July 1 and is
designed to help Floridians find out
more about how they can make their
.homes safer against hurricanes.
"1 applaud the Florida Legislature
for providing a tremendous financial
commitment to make older homes
more resistant to damage caused by
hurricanes," said Governor Jeb Bush.
"With more than three months
remaining in the 2006 Hurricane
How to participate?
Call 1-800-342-2762 to get an
application packet or go online to
Who is eligible?
Anyone who lives in a single-
@fmily, site-built, home with an
(fsisired,.yalue of $500,000 or less
and. have a valid homestead
-WhI Oms it cost?
Season, I thank CFO Gallagher and
the Department of Financial Services
for working to quickly implement
this critical program. Fortifying
Florida through mitigation efforts
will ensure our economy remains
strong in the face of future hurri-
Gallagher said his goal is to have
12,000 free home inspections com-
pleted and grants awarded before
hurricane season ends.
See HURRICANES, A-3
Road work will halt if graves found, contractor vows
by LIZA MITCHELL
Two sides of an emotionally
sensitive road project came
together Saturday to discuss
how to handle potential grave
sites inside the original bound-
aries of an African-American
cemetery' in acksonsille Beach.
About 30 community mem-
bers in Pablo Beach, many of
whom spoke of family members
buried in Lee Kirkland Cemetery
on Beach Boulevard, attended
the meeting with city' and trans-
portation officials at St. Andrew
Community members are
concerned that the widening of
Beach Boulevard will encroach
on burials thought to rest in the
right of way.
The planned realignment of
Penman Road could also pave
over graves outside the eastern
border of the cemetery, residents
Maxine Terrell, president of
Pablo Renewal m Duval East
(PRIDE) Inc., organized the
meeting to give a voice to both
sides of the issue.
"I really wanted them to see
each other. These are not just
anomalies. These are people's
families," she said. "It's an anom-
aly to you. It's a grave to us until
The city of Jacksonville Beach
and the city of Jacksonville in
conjunction with the JTA con-
ducted ground penetrating
radar to identify any possible
anomalies in the soil that could
indicate the presence of a burial.
Findings submitted by
Geophysics of Charleston, S.C.
noted the presence of 10 loca-
tions outside the Lecognized
boundaries of the cemetery that
bear the signature of a burial
Research, Inc. out of Central
Florida was hired by the ITA in
conjunction with the city of
Jacksonville to ventr the exis-
tence of any targets that could
impede the proposed road work.
The results could not positive-
ly identify any grave sites but
indicated the location of 44 pos-
sible anomalies that could not
be associated with obvious utili-
ties or geologic targets and
might warrant further investiga-
Jacksonville Beach employee
Gary Meadors, who supervises
cemetery operations, said four
of the 10 sites identified in the
study commissioned by the city
will not be disturbed and will be
in the expanded cemetery.
See ROADS, A-6
Photo by UZA MfrCHELL
Jacksonville Beach Grounds Superintendent Gary Meadors and Maxine Terrell of PRIDE talk dur-
ing a public meeting on grave site identification efforts in Jacksonville Beach. Terrell said residents
fear that unidentified graves may be paved over as Penman Road and Beach Boulevard are
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District 2 School Board race
Nancy Broner, in her bid for
reelection as the District 2
(Beaches) representative on
S the Duval County School
Board, says it's her goal to help
the school system evolve to
better prepare students for the
demands of today's ever
changing global economy.
"In America, our education
syVstem modelWas formed ingi
Pt'e late 18004.&' ti.$ ,m d-S
emrn education alws Nas o'
adapt to the needs of the our
environment. [It's my goal] to
try and constantly stay in
touch with what our society
requires of people," Broner
said, adding that students in
the United States are now
competing with students from
all over the world for jobs.
"That [global economy] has
changed the level of expecta-
tions we have for students.
This is a different world."
Broner, a Jacksonville Beach
resident, has lived at the
Beaches for over 47 years. She'
and her husband, Tom, have
three adult children Ashley,
Alex and Meredith.
Broner, who was born in
Lexington, Ky., moved to
Jacksonville Beach when she
* was 6 years old. She attended
San Pablo Elementary and
Fletcher Junior and Senior
High. She earned a bachelor's
degree in English from Stetson
University and a master's in
Arts and Teaching from
Jacksonville University. Her
parents, Bob and Ruby Scott,
founded The Leader in 1963
but later sold it.
Broner taught at Fletcher
High School from 1978 to
1981 and has also taught at
Jacksonville University. Broner
has worked in human
resources for the U.S. Navy in
both Cleveland and at
Mayport Naval Station and is
currently involved in business
management at her husband's
Broner, in an interview last
week at The Beaches Leader
office, said she's proud 6f what
she accomplished during the
last four years on the school
: board, adding that the county
schools are on the "right
During her campaign,
Broner has said she's worked to
increase teacher pay, improve
.truancy and discipline and
pushed for academic achieve-
Broner says if reelected she
will address adding new
schools to the rapidly growing
District 2 and will continue to
S focus on having art, music and
physical education in the
S"In our district, the issues
relate to growth management
and always a priority on aca-
demic achievement," she said,
adding that Fletcher 'High
School is "very crowded."
Broner said that' the school
board is in negotiations to pur-
chase a track of land in the J
9A area for a
T need two
cation" is a concern specifical-
ly for the Beaches schools, as
rising real estate values have
led to fewer families being able
to afford to live at the Beach.
"We're going to see a shift in
who can afford to live at the
Beaches," Broner said, adding
that the Beaches schools could
be negatively impacted if
enrollment drops in the
Broner said that the Mayport
district has already seen a drop
in enrollment due to a loss of
affordable housing and that
she and other school board
officials are watching the issue
closely. s t .
She says the school board's
top priority is addressing the
achievement gap in the coun-
Broner said she is not, how-
ever, in favor of dividing the
county into smaller districts to
better address each area's spe-
"I don't see it [the large
school district] as a disadvan-
tage. In a lot of ways it's an
advantage ... Each district has
full range of kids with the full
range of needs. Breaking it
into smaller districts would be
immoral," Brbner said.
However, she says that
District 2, which includes the
Beaches, is the county's "high-
est achieving district."
"The challenge is to make
sure that kids who ate high
achieving continue to be
stretched and not become
Broner said that she wants to
continue to work with the
northeast Florida business
community to find out what it
requires of graduates.
"\What does the business
community need? We're work-
ing closely with the
Jacksonville Chamber of
Commerce to reeducate all of
us. Being prepared for college
and being prepared for the
work force are the same thing
now," Broner said.
"When students graduate
from ,Duval County, I want
them to be prepared for
today's work environment."
And Broner said She has the
experience -and qualifications
\to help guide the school board
to do just that.
. "I taught at Fletcher and
Jacksqnville Uhiversity and
also worked in the business
community," Broner said.
"I think it takes that kind of
perspective [on the school
John Meisburg, who is seek-
ing the District 2 seat on the
Duval County School Board,
said he is running as the candi-
date for change.
His platform is to "restore tra-
ditional Godly values," improve
safety in the schools and
restore academic excellence to
the Duval County public
zsihols, he sathd-tring
,itied ? tiThie saacJes Leafr
offices last week.
Meisburg, 59, is a federal
administrative law judge and
has lived in Jacksonville's
Southside area for 12 years.
"The Duval County Public
Schools are in crisis. Thfe public
is unaware of how bad things
really are," said Meisburg, the
father of six children. Noting
that one daughter is a teacher
in the system, he said he has
taken his younger children out
of the public schools.
"Thousands of parents and
taxpayers in Duval County
have been forced to remove
their children from our
schools," Meisburg has said
during his campaign. "They are
confronted with having to pay
thousands of dollars each year
to send their children to private
school or home school because
our public schools are so bad."
Meisburg has said that restor-
ing traditionall Godly values"
will go a' long way toward cor-
recting some of the woes in the
system. He suggested that the
"National Motto In God we
Trust" be hung in every class-
room, along with the Ten
Commandments. In addition
he has suggested using the
Bible as a textbook and com-
pelling children to say the
pledge of allegiance daily.
When asked why students
would be swayed by a sign in
their classroom to modify their
behavior, he explained that the
signs would be the "beginning,"
adding that schools need to
exert leadership as children are
in classrooms longer than they
are in homes, he said.
He said the schools' many
serious problems, including
high rates of sexually transmit-
ted disease, suicide and use of
illegal drugs are a concern for
all, as are low academic rank-
ings. : :
"When Nancy Broner [the
incumbent he is challenging]
says 'we're on the right track,' I
wonder what planet she's been
living on and I think she's
wearing rose, colored glasses. I,
think voters .will vote for
Expanded character educa-
tion based on the Ten
SCommandments is needed, he
said, adding it would pass legal
muster. A lawyer for 35 years,
Meisburg said he is '"not afraid
of the ACLU."
"We need to go back to the
future. If we had Godly values
we would save [$3.5 million
spent annually on police in the
school] and use that for com-
puters and teacher salaries.
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Corporal punishment also
needs to make a comeback, he
"Corporal punishment is not
child abuse. It is not. It is
Biblical, and it is very effective,
especially in elementary
school. Studies repeatedly
show when America had cor-
poral punishment in schools
the worst problem we had in
school was chewing bubble
gum in class. We need to go
back to the values that made
America great." Meisburg said.
"Most of the school districts in
'Florida still use corporal pun-
ishment, and I favor a return to
it wlen the parents agree and
Nleisburg also said he sup-
ports drug testing of students.
"The Supreme Court has said
that drug testing of students is
legal, and President Bush has a
new federal program to do this.
I believe that Duval Count),
should implement President
Bush's program as soon as pos-
sible. I have been told that 40
percent of our students are
using illegal drugs. This is an
epidemic that must be halted."
Meisburg said. "We can never
have academic excellence if
our students are all on drugs."
Meisburg said he considers it
a "travesty" that the county's
new high school planned near
Butler' Boulevard is still three
years away from opening. That
school is expected to alleviate
overcrowding at surrounding
schools, including Sandalwood
which is the county's largest
school and has come under fire
for safety concerns.
"The failure for this board to
plan for a high school is one of
the Worst failures' of govern-m
ment," he said.' :He said the
school board 'and the
Jacksonville., City Council
should regularly meet on issues
of shared concern.
NMeisburg 'said the time for,
magnet. schools 'may be: over
and neighborhood schools
should be the standtird. He
explained that having children
from 'the same neighborhoods
attend the same schools helps
Meisburg also said: that he
believes every. principal and
teacher in the school system
should live in Duval County.
He said that teachers should be
paid $40,000 annually.
"Jacksonville is a great, city
and for people to send children
to second-rate public school is
a travesty," he said.
by board candidate
John Meisburg, candidate for
Duval County School Board
District 2 seat, said last week
that the hiring of
Superintendent Joseph Wise is
a good reason to replace
incumbent Nancy Broner.
In a written statement,
Meisburg said that
"'Superintendent Wise is now
involved in serious allegations
of scandal, both financial,
lIuO ni! db, 9 rnfai t 9irJ
and moraly. v.
Meisburg said a finala cia
mismanagement scandal" in
Delaware, where Wise came
from, means the superintend-
ent has "a big black cloud of
scandal hanging over his
"How Nancy Broner and our
School Board could hire him
for Jacksonville is unbeliev-
able," Meisburg said.
Meisburg said in both a tele-
phone interview with The
Leader and in a press release
that Wise does not match "the
values of Jacksonville.
"To make matters worse, I
understand that Dr. Wise has
told his staff that he has an
'alternate' gay lifestyle.
Moreover, the gay agenda is
now being advanced in our
schools. I have been told by
many sources at the School
Board that 'out of closet' les-
bians and homosexuals have
been appointed as principals at
at least four schools, and that
at least one Christian principal
was fired because she would
not allow gay dubs in her high
school." Meisburg said.
"This is dearly the beginning
of the gay agenda in the public
schools of Jacksonville, and
this is totally incompatible
with the Judeo-Christian val-
ues of our city," Meisburg said.
"It may be one thing to have
a so-called 'alternative gay
lifestyle' in private. It is quite
another thing to be placed in a
position of authority over our
children, and try to promote
your homosexual lifestyle on
them," Meisburg said. "If these
allegations are true, this
Superintendent must go,
"Clearly, she either failed to
do her homework or has an
agenda even more liberal than
suspected," Mesburg said of
Broner, who was chair of the
board when it agreed in 2005
to .hire Wise.
Broner has said that Wise
was hired for his excellent skills
and came highly recommend-
ed with national accolades.
Background checks showed
no problems at all with Wise,
Broner has said, adding that
sexual orientation is not even a.
legal question to ask job appli-
i At the board offices, Marsha
Oliver, a spokesman for Wise
and the school system, said.
Meisburg's comments do not
reflect the district's employ-
"Please know that I can and
will not recommend
Superintendent Wise or any
adult respond to rumors or
assertions about him or herself
- whether he or she worships
at a mosque-or synagogue,
wears a toupee or dentures, or
is gay or straight. I find such
toF.go to be inappropriate,.
.Ot essjonal, .andi cUid-like.
She-' sad that' dthieldu er
one priority 6f Superintendent
Wise and School Board mem-
bers is "to ensure a quality edu-
cation for all students in all
"Superintendent Wise was
selected by the School Board in
2005 based upon the outstand-
ing leadership and demonstrat-
ed results he exhibited in spe-
cific selection criteria devel-
oped by the community and
Board... he is [a] recognized
leader and role model
throughout the nation," Oliver
She noted that Duval
County Public Schools operates
a policy that prohibits discrim-
ination against any student or
employee based on gender,
race, religion, or any other sta-
"It is my sincere hope that
those who choose to serve the
students of this county as a
School Board member, admin-
istrator, or instructional leader
possess the talent, commit-
ment, and dedication to
respecting all students from all
backgrounds, ethnicities, and
religion and commit to provid-
ing them with a high-quality
education and life-long learn-
ing opportunities that inspire
them to dream and reach their
"As a life-long resident of
Jacksonville, a Duval County
Public School graduate, and a
parent of a Duval County ele-
mentary student, it is my sin-
cere hope that no one through-
out this community, city or
nation would seek to promote
his or her own values or reli-
gion over others. These are
very personal choices," Oliver
"With the challenges we face
in this community an alarm-
ing adult illiteracy rate, escalat-
ing homicide rate, and aca-
demic achievement gaps
among students of certain
socioeconomic classes and
race, I'm concerned that choos-
ing leaders who only 'reflect
the traditional make-up of this
community,' may mean that
Jacksonville will never grow to
become the great city I sincere-
ly believe it can," Oliver said.
"Where's the 'blueprint' that
'shows the tradition has worked
ELECTION TIME: The School Board race will be on the Sept. 5
ballot. Early voting begins Aug. 21 at libraries throughout Duval
County, including the Beaches Branch at 600 Third St. in Neptune
Beach and the Pablo Creek Branch at 13295 Beach Boulevard.
Voters must bring identification with a picture and signature.
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by JEFFREY MINTON
Atlantic Beach city commis-
sioners Monday moved one step
closer to approving a."commu-
nity character" ordinance, as
the nuts and bolts of the pro-
posed development standards
fox Old Atlantic Beach were
hashed out at a workshop meet-
Commissioners reached a
consensus on such controversial,
issues as the boundaries of
where to apply the standards
and setting a calculation for
how large of a home can be built
on a given lot size. Now the city
staff will take the commission-
ers' input and draft a proposed
ordinance for tentative consid-
eration later this month, accord-
ing to dct officials.
The proposed standards are
over a year in the making and
are aimed at .thwarting the
development of large houses
which some say don't fit in the
,"character" of the Old Atlantic
At the end 'of the roughly two-
hour workshop, the, commis-
sioners agreed that the standards
would apply to:
*Ahern Street and
Sturdivant Avenue between the
beach and Sherry Drive on the:
extending north to 11th Street
on the west;
*11th Street extending
east to East Coast Drive;, .-"
*East Coast Drive
extending north to' 16th Street,
and 16th Street extending east
to the beach.,
And three of the five commis-
sioners, agreed that the size of
new residential developments in
that area should not exceed 54
percent of the total lot size,
excluding up to a. 500-square-
foot attached garage which
would not be included in the 54
That Floor Area Ratio (FAR) of
.54 would allow a home of
roughly 3,510 square feet on a
6,500-square-foot lot and up to a
500-square-foot attached garage,
bringing 'the total sie of the
heated arid cooled' area plus
garage to 4,010 square feet. The
FAR is defined as the ratio of
total counted floor areas of a
building compared to the total
lot area iFAR = total counted
floor area + total lot area) and is
considered one of the key comn-
ponents to holding down the
mass and scales of homes, offi-
cials said. '
Also, commissioners agreed!
that any third floor portion of a
-residence.must be no more than
50 percent of the second floor;
.and the side wall plate height of
structure cannot exceed 22 feet
: TwO shade trees of at least a 4-
Sinch caliper are required to be
installed. One of the trees will
have to be planted in the front
yard. The other.may be placed
anywhere on the lot, according
to the proposed standards.
The commissioners agreed
not to require an annual review
of the standards if' approved,
saying that any problems with
the ordinance could be brought
to the attention of commission-
ers without that requirement.
Wal-Mart fails ,
NB road test
rNeptune Beach City Manager
Jim larboe says a proposed
along Atlantic Boulevard does
not meet the city's traffic stan-
dards after a city-funded traffic
study concluded that the road-
way is graded at D and State
Department of Transportation
figures deem the road as failing.
pThose are different determina-
tions than a traffic consultant
hired by Wal-Mart concluded
earlier this month when they
said Atlantic Boulevard was not
a failing roadway and the pro-
posed 24-hour Supercenter
o would have "minimal" traffic
Jarboe in an Aug. .10 letter to
Wal-Mart attorney Karl Sanders
denied the project a certificate of
concurrency, saying that, based
on the dty's traffic study and
the state's figures, the "proposed
project does not meet concur-
rency as required by, the city's
It's up to the city's Planning
and Development Review Board
and, ultimately,the City Council
to determine if the Wal-Mart
project should be approved.
That board was scheduled to
meet Tuesday night.
Cont. from A-i
.The store will operate from 6
a.m. to 10 p.m. with merchan-
dise deliveries planned in the
evening when neighboring
businesses are closed.
Plans to utilize a door on the
northeast comer as a secondary
loading site were eliminated
because the city's planning staff
had not approved the use dur-
ing preapplication meetings.
Planning and Development.
Director Steve Lindorff said
allowing trucks to pick up at
that: entrance would also violate
the law by blocking the fire
Over 100 people attended.the
Supporters of the PUD
amendment said Home Depot
will offer competitive pricing,
convenience arid a wider inven-
tory than what is' currently'
available at the Beaches.
Kim Boyle said when she
moved to Ponte Vedra, she' was
disappointed to learn she had to
drive 25 miles for "everything
you need in a new home."
Boyle said in the event of a
hurricane,, she "would be very
happy to have a Home Depot at
my back door."
Members of the ''Beaches
Professional Park, a mix of psy-
chiatric, orthopedic, pediatric
and other medical offices, said
they are not so accommodating.
Attorney Michael' Freed of
Jacksonville representing 14 of.
the medical professionals said
the presence.of delivery trucks,
forklifts and other heavy equip-
ment would be detrimental'to
Freed argued that. Home
Depot would adversely affect
property values, compromise
the quality of care apd- could
potentially damage sensitive
"Some of my clients' are
already attempting to sell," he
said because of the noise, traffic
and intensity that many of the
16 opponents said would be,
generated by the change..
Others argued that amending
the PUD to allow a store that is
not compatible with the charac-
merchants that have pulled out
of the center such as Hooter's,
Food Lion and Curves as evi-
dence of that.
"How many more are going
to be on this list before you let
them in?" she said. ""We are all'
struggling to survive. We need
Photo by LIZA MITOHELL
Joe Qverby inspects the maps showing plans for a proposed
Home 'Depot at Sandcastle Plaza in south Jacksonville Beach.
He spoke against the city permitting the store to open during a
meeting Monday at Jacksonville Beach City Hall,.
ter of the existing shopping cen-
ter sets a dangerous precedent.
"Just because something is
allowed in there doesn't mean
that is what is appropriate. for
our community," Debbie Young
Young, :who owns two of the
medical buildings, said a more,
suitable business could occupy.
the space if Home Depot had
not tied up the former KMart
."Home Depot is causing the
demise of this center," she said.
Tina Ritchotte, who with her
sister. Tammy Quann owns
Quizno's Subs, said Home Depot
will be an asset to the shopping
"We are all businesses. We all
receive deliveries on a. daily
Cont. from A-I
"Fortifying homes in Florida
is a common-sense solution for
the i fsurarice cris"irfl', urni
,tate." .. ,,
' 6be'eligible to apply for a
free home inspection,
Floridians must live in;a single-
family, site-built home with an
insured value of $500,000 or
less and have a valid home-
stead 'exemption. Documents
verifying this ; information.
must be submitted with a com-
pleted application. Floridians
can apply on-line at.
or by calling 1-800-342-2762 to
get an application packet.
Gallagher said that once an
inspection has been done, the
homeowner will receive a'
report within 7 to 10 days that,
outlines up to seven areas that
could be improved 'to better,
protect the home against hurri-
canes, an estimate of how.
much each of those improve-.
ments would cost, the expect-
ed savings the homeowner
would receive if the improve-
ments were made, and 4 rating
of the home's current ability to
withstand hurricanes and its
future' ability with improve-
The department has worked
with the Federal Alliance for"
Safe Homes (FLASH) to screen
and train 130' inspectors' to
begin work within the next
two weeks. An additional 400
inspectors are expected to com-
plete the screening and train-
ing required within the next 30
Gallagher said that applying
and obtaining a free home
inspection is just the first step
.of the program. Homeowners
who undergo the My Safe
"iFlorida tHome inspection may'
also qualify for Imiatching
grants of up to $5,000 to forti-
fy their homes, As directed by
the new law to reduce hurri-.
cane exposure and property
lossesin Florida, grants, will be
prioritized and awarded to
homeowners who live in high-
risk, hurricane-vulnerable areas
of the state.
Gallagher said the depart-
ment will also start screening
and qualifying contractors to
perform retrofit improvements
this week. Gallagher also said
that. a registry of participating
contractors by county and by
the type of work they perform
will soon be available on-line
or by calling the department.
S"We want to help as many
Floridians strengthen their;
homes, while making sure that
they get the best quality of,
work to protect their home,",
The department is partner-
ing with local governments, as
well as non-profit organiza-,
tions, to expand the reach of
the program and to strengthen
a greater number of homes
against catastrophic storms.
Gallagher said these 'partner-
ships will enable the My Safe
Florida Home program to lever-
age resources and maximize
reach by linking with local mit-
igation assistance programs
already in place,
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Carol Larsen, who is the office
manager for ,the Jacksonville
Orthopedic Institute, said she'
was concerned that contractors
and landscapers would clash
with the professionals arid other
tenants in the plaza.
"Everyone is talking about the
traffic flow," she said. "No one is
talking about the mix. It is a
Ritchotte said without an"
anchor store, SouthI Beach
Regional Shopping Center will
sink. She cited the number of
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Letters to the editor:
Consider source when
weighing criticism 'i r47 1 .
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To the editor:
Since being soundly defeat-,
ed in her bid for re-election to
the Board of County)
Commissioners of St. Johns
County four years ago, Mary
Kohnke has been an extreme-
ly vocal critic of our commis-
sioners and their policies.
Recently, she again lambasted
Maguire, going so far as to say
that he has consistently voted
against the Ponte Vedra com-
munity during his term. I
think it is wise to consider the
source: when weighing such
matters. If she is to be so crit-
ical, perhaps a retrospective
'of Ms. Kohnke's position on
some of the issues affecting
our area are in order:
Ms. Kohnke tried very
hard to force Ponte Vedra
Beach and Sawgrass residents
to pay for theimaintenance of
"the Guana Drainage Basin,
which lies between the north-
ern county line and Mickler
Road, despite the fact that
Jacksonville Beach, State Road
A1A and .. Turner Butler
Boulevard all move storm
water-into the drainage basin.
Fortunately, the other county
commissioners rightly voted
that this was a public works
Many Ponte Vedra
Municipal Service District
((MSDI residents desired to
amend the MSD charter in
order to cap taxes and capital
expenditures. One of the pro-
cedures to accomplish this
amendment process required
the St. Johns County
Delegation Istate legislators.)
to approve the amendment.
This was purely a MSD affair
and had nothing to do with
the county. However,
pressed one of our local legis-
lators not to let the amend-
ment proceed, thus meddling
in MSD politics. Fortunately
for IMSD residents, she failed
MSD residents over-
syhelmingly- -opposed-t'- the.
ividening of Solana Road east
of A1A. As their elected repre-
Ssentative, they sought
Commissioner Kohnke's sup-
port on the issue. Instead,
she insisted the project move
forward, even after it was
clearly demonstrated that the
project was completely
unnecessary because it was
based on a flawed study of
area traffic patterns during
holidays while Corona Road
was closed! After a new traffic
study was conducted, the
other county commissioners
followed the recommenda-
tion of county staff and can-
celed the project, agreeing it
was not only unnecessary, but
The aforementioned new
traffic study had been paid for
by residents, using a well-
respected FDOT-certified and
approved traffic engineering
firm. In light of the fact that
the new study proved the
project unnecessary, thereby
saving the county $180,000,
residents requested reim-
burserment for the $3,000 cost
of the new traffic study.
Commissioner Kohnke voted
against reimbursement but,
Gratefully, was out-voted by
her fellow commissioners.-
Few would 'argue that a
sanitary sewer system is more
desirable than septic systems.
However, not everyone wants
to reach into their own pock-
et to pay for the construction
of a sewer system. Ms.
Kohnke was a major player in
forcing homeowners in the
MSD to pay for most of the
cost of constructing their
sewer system, despite the fact
that she lives on the
. Intracoastal Waterway in a
house with a septic system
and would not be served by
this new sewer system. I trust
Ms. Kohnke will be as eager to
pay, for her own sewer system
when the time comes.
The county, with intense
lobbying by Ms. Kohnke, sold
this new MSD sewer system to
the Jacksonville Electric
Authority L(EA). For this priv-
ilege, the county received a
"franchise fee" of approxi-
mately $7 million from JEA.
Ms. Kohnke did not work so
hard to see that those funds
were directed to help offset
residents' cost of the system,
which ranged from $9,000 to
over $20,000 per household.
Instead, $6 million of the
franchise fee went into the
county's general fund.
Ms. Kohnke was adamant
that this MSD sewer system
be a gravity system, even
though less expensive accept-
able alternatives had been
built in other areas of the
county. The community of St.
Augustine by the Sea had a
sewer system constructed at
very little cost. to residents
and it is not mandatory that
- they hook up to the system.
The former commissioner
made no effort to help reduce
costs to MSD residents.
Fortunately for those resi-
dents, county commissioners
again followed the recom-
mendation of county staff,
thus saving homeowners at
least an additional $10,000,
and more than an extra year
Citizens have a reasonable
cials, even at the local level,
will conduct themselves in a
professional, courteous man-
ner. Unfortunately, while she
was in office Ms. Kohnke was
notorious for her conde-
scending attitude and rude
remarks, directed at not only
county staff, but her fellow
commissioners and even her
constituents. In fact, she is
the only St. Johns County
Commissioner voded out of
the position of chair because
of her conduct. (It should be
noted that Mr. Maguire did
not serve on the County
Commission during Ms.
It is healthy for citizens to.
engage their elected .officials.
in fair and open debate. 'But it
is odious when one individ-
ual attempts to assuage their
ruffled feathers with a con-
stant barrage of negative
comments about our public
officials. It then becomes a
personal vendetta. If' Ms.'
Koh nke believes she can serve
the residents of Ponte Vedra
JBeach, she should once more
seek elected office, keeping inh'
mnind the results of her' last
Douglas A. Hudson,
Ponte Vedra Beach
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More letters to the editor:
Atlantic Beach chats are useful
in voicing residents' concerns
To the editor:
The Leader story, "AB chats get little atten-
dance" (Aug. 11, 2006), is a vision of the trees
that obscures the sight of the forest. I have
been to five of the eight "neighborhood chats"
and the chat held at Oceanside Church of
Christ in Marsh Oaks on Aug. 10 which the
Leader failed to attend was the best of them
all for an authentic exchange among two com-
missioners and nine residents.
At the initial chat three months ago, Marsh
Oaks. residents suggested that the city repair
the flawed sidewalks along Rose and Orchid
streets. We learned that for about $30,000 the
city can re-build sidewalks along those streets,
replacing the sections that tilt so far to one
side or the other that they are virtually useless.
This made more sense to everyone than build-
ing a new sidewalk along Main Street at. the
present time, as had been proposed earlier by
Marsh Oaks residents also asked the city to
come up with an innovative solution to safety
issues at school bus stops in the neighborhood,
a solution that includes shelter, trash cans and
I l-i n
nighttime survey of the neighborhood wol
pinpoint areas needing more street-lighti.
especially residential areas near Mayport Ro
There also was a broad discussion of rer
housing in Marsh Oaks that appears to be
clear violation of city codes but is
addressed by city government despite citiz
complaints rental housing that was said to
associated with illicit activities. The reside
who complained gave commissioners nam
and addresses of substandard housing.
Mayor Don Wolfson conceived of the qu
terly community chats as a way to incorpor
into the policy areas west of Sailfish Drive ti
have been traditionally neglected by City H
or even damaged by governmental action
believe, based upon the remarks of comnm
sioners at the chats, that commissioners n
have a better grasp of concerns that are uniq
to west Atlantic Beach and its residents. So
has been a fair exchange.
Down the road, when west Atlantic Be;
has an elected commissioner or two serving
city hall, I believe that those persons ought
continue to hold neighborhood chats in w
_tantic -j e sa qrt g-uj
S- cuss ion o.shn
a request from Marsh Oaks residents that the tions.
city government be proactive in siting addi-
tional streetlights to serve as a deterrent to Michael Hoffma
crime. One commissioner suggested that a Marsh Oa
Is swimming pool really a $3
million hurricane shelter?
To the editor:
Let's see if I've got this right:
1. The county offers approximately $3 mil-
lion in' incentives for a water bottling plant
which would extract millions of gallons of our
2. We can only water twice a week because of.
a shortage of our water; .
3. It may take us up to 62 hours to evacuate
in the event of a category 4 hurricane;
4. Inadequate funds exist to complete over-'
passes and interchanges which could shorten
this 62-hour period. .
5. The county wants to spend approximate-,
ly $3 million for a swimming pool (which will
cost more than that to operate and maintain
6. According to the -county, this swimmi
pool is a higher priority than (a) relocating t
county's emergency operations center from
present flood-prone location, and (b) t
acquisition of a new emergency communi
tion system for use in disaster situations.
Maybe the best we can hope for is that thi
of us who can't make it out within the 62-h(
period can meet and take shelter in our $3 n
lion swimming pool.
Ponte Vedra Bea
Who 'benefits' from ordinance.
To the editor: .
The commission seems determined to con-
vince residents like me that this ordinance will'
not adversely effect the value of my property,
but will rather enhance its value.
As a resident of Atlantic Beach, I find it
interesting that the proposed ordinance, if
'passed, will only 'benefit" a certain area of
Atlantic Beach. It appears that the majority of
the commission is advocating passage of this
legislation, in some form, contrary to the wish-'
es of at least 1,089 citizens of our community.
Ironically, four out of the five commissioners
and their real property will not get to "benefit"
from the ordinance. If I get to "benefit" from
this ordinance, then I think all you commis-
sioners should "benefit" from it as well a
your property values will increase just l
mine. Enlighten me as to why you would
want to "benefit," too? .
Oops, I stand corrected. I understand t"
Commissioner Simmons, who resides at 2
Beach Ave. (oceanfront), made a motion
exempt oceanfront properties from the or
nance. My bad had it passed, five out of f
of our commissioners and their real prope
would not have "benefited" from the or
"Old" Atlantic Bea
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hat's the most popu-
Florida? I would haz-
ard a guess that it's bingo.
Among the bingo bouts held
around here, possibly one of
the most unique is the version
that's offered to members of
uld Jax Beach American Legion
ng, Post 129 on Friday nights.
ad. The participants buy (or
ital rent) groups of three taped-
in together ordinary playing
not cards (e.g., hearts; spades) and
zen the caller announces random
be selections from a different
nts deck. Another unusual aspect
nes of the proceedings is the win-
ner's prize. The stakes are
jar- steaks, meaning meat. For
ate instance, the person who
hat shouts "bingo!" may be
all, awarded a wrapped, presum-
s. I ably tender and tasty cut of
his- sirloin or filet mignon.
ow Sometimes the win is a stuffed
lue chicken breast laughingly
), it dubbed "roadkill."
An interesting nomenclature
ach nugget: Bin'g Crosby got his
g at nickname from the game, sort
t to of. According to my online
vest source, Wikipedia, 6-year-old
e Harry Lillis Crosby, evidently
sastic reader of a continuing,
humorous newspaper feature
nn titled "The Bingville Bugle."
aks Noting this, a teenage girl he
knew who was also a fan of
the published item started
^ fondly calling him "Bingo
from Bingville." The "o" was
later dropped, but the name
stuck. (I understand that in
Germany, he's referred to as
in); My most unusual bingo
experience took place on a
ing flight to Peru aboard a
the Peruvian airliner. At cruising
its altitude, a high time was had
the as the head flight attendant
ica- conducted the games in rapid-
fire Spanish. Many of the pas-
ose sengers were presumably Peru
our citizens. Every so often, some-
nil- one would yell "Beeengo!"
and come tearing down the
aisle to claim his or her swag.
am Of all the gambling oppor-
ich tunities that exist in the
United States, I think bingo is
least fraught with chances for
S: catastrophic loss. How many
game cards can a player moni-
tor simultaneously before
ond going almost cross-eyed and
ike starting to miss numbers?
in't According to Wikipedia, "The
element of skill in the game is
hat the ability to search one's card
11 (or cards) for the called num-
to ber in the short time before
*di- the next number is called." An
ive added plus the game often
.rty generates charitable funds. So
*di- it's go-go bingo!
The Post 129 competition
calls to mind a gag involving a
lial man who's walking down a
ich street with a pig under his
arm. He meets a friend of his
who asks, "Where did you get
'I that?" The pig replies, "I won
him playing bingo." (The
porker.was apparently ham-
ming it up.)
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH
A burglary to a construction
site in the 300 blIck of
Keelers Ct. was reported on
August 8. Marble tile valued
at $500 was damaged and a
saw valued at $350 was miss-
ing from a home under con-
occurred between July 31 and
August 6, according to the
On August 8, a resident of
the 300 block of Deer Run
Drive S. reported a social secu-
rity card missing from a safe
in the residence. According to
the police report, nothing else,
was missing and the victim
stated that the card was last
seen in the safe three years
The- owner of ,a vehicle
parked' in the 6,00 block of'
Ponte Vedra Lakes Blvd.
reported criminal mischief to/
the vehicle. According to a
police report filed on August
10, .the car had been spray
painted .and the victim indi-
cated. that the car and the
front door of her residence
had been vandalized on other
On August .11, a resident of
Colima Court reported possi-
ble sweepstakes fraud to St.
Johns County Sheriff's Office.,
The victim stated that he had
'been notified of winning a
sweepstakes and was asked to
send funds ,to several individ-,
uals to facilitate receiving the
prize, according to the police
Criminal mischief and bur-
glary to twO vehicles in the
parking lot of a business in
the 800 block 'of ,A1lAN
between 9 p.m. on August 12'
and 9:15 a.m. on August 13
were reported to St. Johns.
County Sheriff's Office.
According to the police
report, a 1.994 Lexus was
keyed resulting in $500 in
damages and a 2001 :Lexus
was broken into and a Sirius
satellite receiver valued at
$260 and sunglasses valued at
$250 were missing.
A burglary to a conveyance
parked in the 100 block of
Woodlands Creek Drive was
reported by the owner on
August 13. A tennis racket val-
ued at $200 was missing from
the vehicle, according to the
On August 13, a 36-year-old
Ponte Vedra resident was
charged with driving with a
suspended driver's license
near Marsh Cove Road and
Ponte Vedra Lakes Blvd,
S, .' '* ,
A burglary to a business in
the first block. of Fairfield
Blvd. was reported on August
13. According to the police
report, the business owner
reported leaving the business
at 5:30 p.m. and returning
after 10 p.m. on' August 13 to
find the glass,: in the front
door smashed. A television,
computers, and computer
equipment valued at $2350
were reported missing.
A 78-year-old Ponte Vedra
resident was critically injured
in a crash Sunday afternoon
on Palm Valley, Road, accord-
ing to the Florida Highway
A report said that, Fred J.
Boekhout of the 1200 block of
Neck Road'wa hurt when his
2001 BMW convertible struck
the left rear corner of a 2005
Lexus SUV driven by Gregory
Morris of Tampa Bay.
Both vehicles were headed
west on Palm Valley Road in
the. 2:37 p.m. accident,
according :to the report,,
which said the convertible
spun off the south side of the.
road and hit a tree.
Boekhout was flown to
Shands Jacksonville, troopers
said. Morris was unhurt.
Christin Hart Kenned,; 23,
of Atlantic Beach-was arrested
and charged .with possession
of controlled substance Aug.
12 in the 1000 block of'
Atlantic Boulevard, according
to a police report.
A burglary to a business was
reported Aug. 11 in the 300
block of Ahern Street.
Police are investigating a
Aug. 10 report by an Atlantic
Beach man that his 2-year-old
daughter was the victim of an
Cecil Bass, 62, a, transient
was arrested and charged with
burglary Aug. 9 in the 1900
block of Francis Street,
according to a police report.
A burglary to a residence
was reported Aug. 7 in the.
300 block of Seminole Road.
A burglary to a residence
was reported Aug. 7 in the
200 block of Belvedere.
A burglary to a vehicle was
reported Aug. 7 in the 2300
block of Mayport Road.
A battery was reported Aug.
I in the area of Donner Road
and Jordan Street.
A wallet was reported stolen
from a guest's room Aug. 1 at
the Sea; Turtle Inn, 11 Ocean
Four tires to a vehicle were
reported punctured Aug. 12 in
the 600 block of Pine Street.
Someone reported that
$2,500 cash from a residence
Aug. 13 in the 1400 block of
Atlantic Boulevard. .
Jesus Rangle Salinas, 24, of
Jacksonville was arrested and
charged with unauthorized
use of identification Au'g. 2 in
the. 2500 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a
police report. I
Daniel Salinas, 24,' of
Jacksonille was arrested and
charged with unauthorized
use of identification Aug.. 10
in the 300 block of Third
Street, according to a police
Jewelry valued at $5,500
was reported stolen from a
residence Aug. 9 in the 500
block of Bowles Street.
A burglary to a residence
was reported Aug. 10 in the
800 block of McCollum
A residential burglary was
reported Aug. 10 in the 900
block of Second Street.
A burglary to a residence
was reported Aug. 10 in the
400 block of 12th, Ave. S. The
suspects removed a flat panel
high definition television val-
ued at $2,318, police said.
Battery was reported Aug. 9
at a restaurant in the 100
block of 1st Ave. N. A 25-year-
old St. Augustine man told
police he was entering the
restroom at Campeche Bay
Cantina at 7:30 p.m. when he
was approached from behind
and punched in the face by an
unknown' suspect. The- victim
told police he fell to the
ground and was hit repeated-
ly' in the back of the head by,
the suspect. A witness said she
observed the r victim ,and
thought he fell until she real-
ized the man that appeared to
be helping him up was kick-
ing him' in the head and
punching him with his fists.
When she yelled at the sus-
pect, he turned around and'
grabbed her arm, shoving her
into the wall while she was:
holding a 2-year-old boy. The
child was not hurt. Two other
witnesses observed the victim
fall aind told police there was
"a lot of blood." The victim
declined medical attention
but his' nose was bleeding pro-.
.fusely and was possibly bro-
ken, police said.
Theft was. reported Aug. 10
at a liquor store in the 600
block of Beach Blvd. Two sus-
pects entered the store and
took a half gallon bottle of
scotch and a half gallon bottle
of tequila with a total value of
$71 and ran out of the store
without paying. An employee
chased the suspects on foot
When one of them turned and
threw the bottle of scotch at
him, striking him in the right
elbow. The suspects., drove off
in a silver Honda with a
Louisiana license plate. Police
confirmed that the tag was
reported stolen in
Battery was reported Aug.
11 in the 1800 block of,'3rd St.
S. The victim told police he
was leaving a bar at approxi-
mately 1 a.m. when he was
approached by the suspect
about a comment made by
the victim. When the victim
told the man that he didn't
say anything he was grabbed
from behind and punched in
the right eye with a closed
fist. Two-othersuspects joined
in the attack after the victim
fell to, the ground. They fled
prior to police arriving, a
police report said.
Walter Andrew Parnell III,
29, of Jacksonville was arrest-'
ed Aug. 12 and charged with
an active warrant for posses-
sion of a controlled substance
in the 1300 block of 13th Ave.
S., according to a police
Battery was :reported Aug..
12 in the drive through of a
fast' food restaurant. in the
first block of. 3rd St. S. The
victims told police they were
standing in the drive through
lane when a group of male'
suspects in a white SUV began
yelling at them. One of the
suspects pushed the, female.
victim to the ground, police
said. The suspects 'also struck
the male victini before driving
away. The 23-year-old man
suffered a bloody nose. The
female victim was not
injured, police said.
A suspicious, device was.
reported Aug. 13 'in the rear
yard of a home in the 1300
block of 16th Ave. N. The vic-
tim told police that he discov-
ered what he. thought to be a
bomb in 'a weed filled patch
close to his house. He did not
know who put it there or how
long it had been there. Police
determined that the- device
was a hoax and was not a,
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Beaches Habitat for Humanity
has offered to expand the Jordan
Park Community Center for the
city of Atlantic Beach free of
charge to better facilitate the
growing community After School
Tutoring Program at the location.
The project to expand the
building at 1671 Francis Avenue
by roughly 1,000 square feet is
expected to cost about $75,000.
And Habitat has also agreed to
fund a full time education direc-
tor for the program for at least
three years, according to city offi-
Roughly half of the the Jordan
Park Community Center building
is occupied by Beaches Habitat,
which several years ago construct-
ed the building for the city in
return for using half of it for its
The Atlantic Beach City
Commission at its meeting
Monday unanimously approved
the request by Beaches Habitat to
construct the expansion.
Funding for the project is being
provided through a grant by one
of. Habitat's largest donors, Herb
and Miyuki Scheidel. In addition
to the $75,000 for the expansion,
the Scheidels have also commit-
ted to a grant for over $2 million
to offer scholarships for students
living in Habitat housing in
Atlantic Beach and St. Augustine.
That grant is being matched by a
$1.8 million grant from the state,,
according to Habitat. officials.
Beaches Habitat) Director Ralph
Marcello said last week that those
grants are expected to create five
new scholarships; for the
University of North Florida and
between 30 and 40 new scholar-
ships for FCCJ.
Habitat officials say the the
tutoring program held at the
Jordan Park location and Donner
Park Community Center has
grown from about 5 students
since its inception in 2001 to over
40 students this year. And partici-
pation in the program is expected
to at least double over the next
three, primarily due to new
Habitat homes and and other
new Atlantic Beach' residents,
according to Habitat Officials.
The program, intended for any
students has been a joint effort
between the city and Beaches
Habitat, said Atlantic Beach City
Manager Jim Hanson last week.
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August 16, 2006
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Art sale: BMCBeaches,
Hospital Auxiliary will have an
art sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in
the main lobby of the Beaches
Hospital, 1350 13th Ave. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. The public
Preschool: Preschool and
children's choir for ages 3
through sixth-graders will be
held from 6:15. to, 7:15 p.m.
every Wednesday at First Baptist
Church, 324 N. 5th St.,
Jacksonville Beach. 249-2314..
Summer Scorcher Film
Series: The "Summer Scorcher"
Film Series will be held at 7 p.m.
at the Jacksonville Museum of
Modem Art, 333 N. Laura St.,
Jacksonville., The box office
opens at 6 p.m., and seating is
limited. The cost is $5 for mem-
bers, and students, and $7 for
non-members. Tonight's film is
"Crimson Gold." Call 366-
6911, extension 214, for infor-
G.A.: G.A. for girls in first
through sixth grade will be held
from 7:15 to 8 p.m. every
Wednesday at First Baptist
Church, 324 N. 5th St.,
Jacksonville Beach. Call the
church, office at 249-2314 for
Sons of Italy: The Sons of
Italy Beaches Lodge 2821 will'
meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Adele
Grage. Cultural Center, 716
Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach.
Anyone, of Italian heritage or
not, is welcome as a guest. A
social time at 6:30 p.m. pre-
cedes, the meeting. Call 242-
4929 for information.
Chamber After Hours: The
Ponte Vedra Beach Chamberof
Commerce will have "'Chamber
After Hours" at Sawgrass Beach
Club, 10034 Golf Club Drive.
Members and guests are free.
Call 285-2004 for information.
Cultural Center classes; The
Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra
Beach, 50 Executive Way, Ponte
Vedra Beach, is offering classes
for adults and children. Visit
www.ccpvb.org or call 280-0614
Thursday, Aug. 17
Free movie: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290, 390
Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach,
will have "free movie night"
from 6 to 9 p.m. for members
.and families. Snacks will be
Republican Club: The River
City Republican Club will meet
at 7 p.m. at the Regency area
Piccadilly Restaurant at 200
Monument Road. Mike Perkins,
chief division counsel of the
Jacksonville FBI Field Office;
will discuss terrorism aware-
ness. All are welcome. Call Jack
Webb at 886-2872 or Mary Jane
Travis at 246-3821 for informa-
Friday, Aug. 18
Reunion: The 1956 Class of
Fletcher High School will hold
its 50-year high school reunion
today and Aug.' 19 at the
Comfort Inn Oceanfront in
Jacksonville Beach. The friends
of classmates are welcome to
attend the Friday night get-
together. Cost is $100 per per-
son. For information call 291-
Cont. from A-1 mer site of Nicks Pizza and Ricks
The remaining six locations Used-Cars.
will be fenced and excavation of Terrell said she hopes to par-
the sites will be conducted by ticipate in the committee to
scraping away small sections of ensure that every potential site
earth similar to an archaeologi- is fully investigated.
cal dig to confirm the presence "We intend to advocate for
of a grave. them to investigate every possi-
Meadors said the work should ble target because if we find one
take two to four weeks to com- we think there are going to be
plete, "depending on how fast others,'" Terrell said. "If you find
we can proceed because the city a stick, we want to make sure it's
must follow state guidelines not a bone. We just want to be
regarding the discovery of satisfied that we have located all'
human burials, of our people."
"If we discover a coffin or City officials have identified
anything that can be handled and charted 80 unmarked
by a funeral director we will rec- graves within the existing ceme-
ommend that they be moved tery boundaries.
into Lee Kirkland. Ifthe remains Meadors said the city hopes
are just skeletal, the, state to assign .names to the
archaeologist must be consult- unknown burial plots using
ed," he said. church records and old military
The procedures have to be service records listing a beach
determined once remains are address and Mayport post.
discovered. Not beforehand. "I would be happy to meet
Terrell said all of the distur- with the community and go out
bances .warrant investigation -..to.,the site and.t. '-t-,at-a I
because& th'l E -ee '-' KIrkla nd: y.Wi@dpelej]
Cemetery was used for free said. "In a perfect situation, we
slave burials prior to its designa-, would come up with 80 names..
tion as the colored cemetery. That's very optimistic but it
"People may not have had a would be a great situation."
good coffin to start with or they Friends and family members
may not have had one at all, said headstones on many of the
Back in slave times they were marked graves were removed or
just wrapped and placed on a relocated within the cemetery,
slab and buried," she said. making it difficult to find their
"That's why you don't see a bur- loved ones.
ial target. They are part of the Michelle Pinkney said her
soil." aunt and uncle were buried
Plans to improve the cemie- together right inside the ceme-
tery will also include a new con- tery gates but now her aunt's.
create block wall, pavers, an irri- marker is further away.
gation system and a gazebo that "She is not gone, just moved
will serve as a memorial to the to a different spot," she said.
people buried on the ground "How do we determine what
that may never be recovered spot she's in? I would like to
Meadors said the city will find out who Pm talking to,"
hold a service to help the com- Terrell said the original deed
munity reflect and, remember for the cemetery property
those who were the foundation included three' parcels of land
of the black community, includ- with a total of 12 acres
ing Rhoda L Martin who found- bequeathed' to the city Jan. 26,
ed the Jacksonville Beach 1932 by the Crawford family.
Colored School. The JTA bought the land from
"This, to us, is sacred ground," Jacksonville Beach in the 1970s,
Terrell said. "You can't unscram- around the time the state
ble eggs. We can't undo what required coffins to be placed in
was done in the past. There are vaults.
people we may never find but "We feel like all of those were
we still want to recognize that originally the cemetery. 'That's
they were there..They deserve to why there are burials outside
rest in peace, not under the '[the existing boundaries]," she
street." said. "What we have left is a sliv-
While the fate of any human er of the original property."
remains discovered in the proj- JTA officials Wendy Morrow
ect area will ultimately be decid- and Mike Miller, project manag-
ed by the state archaeologist,
Meadors said the graves will be
treated with dignity and
"We want to be respectful to
the community and everyone
involved," he said.
A committee comprised of
Meadors, a licensed funeral
director, skeletal analyst and
two PRIDE members will deter- .
mine whether to reinterr
remains discovered on the for-
er Hamid Tabassian and project
engineer Shane Rixom also
attended the meeting to answer
questions relating to the proj-
Rixom said Reynolds, Smith
and Hills was aware of the
potential for grave sites when
the company submitted a bid to
complete the work but the firm
is also aware of the state guide-
lines regulating burials in a con-
"It said these are the 44 differ-,
ent areas. There is a spedfica-'
tion in every job that says you
have to follow every single state
law related to this information
so that is what we are doing," he
Rixom assured the communi-
ty members that his firm will
act according to state law if any
remains are discovered in the
"The law is very clear. No mat-,
ter what was said earlier, if we
wqscWs.(h thoifgrtyerkTeap -be-
assured that we' will take the
appropriate action," he said.
"The last thing we want to do is
dig through any, remains. I
wouldn't want, to dig. through
my grandmother's remains."
Rixom said unearthing
human remains is not uncom-
mon in the construction busi-
ness and if it happens as it has
on other projects, work ceases
and the state archaeologist is
notified of the find.
"We do everything he tells us .
to do," he said. "We don't take
.this casually anywhere on any
project. This is a big concern."
Rixom said work is not sched-
uled to begin until next spring,
providing ample time to exca-
vate any remains found in the,
construction area. The project
will take three years to com-
Terrell said she was pleased,
with the turn out and confident
that the voice of the communi-
ty was heard.
Traditionally, many African
American cemeteries have been
built over and no one had a
voice in'it, Terrell said. "No one
is trying to stand in the way of
progress. We just want to make
sure this is done decent and in
order. Whatever happens now
we will have a voice."
A Charles Gallery
Zea 3rd Ave. N. Jacklonvllli Befah
SArt association: The
Pablo Towers Art Association
meets from 12:30 to 3 p.m.
Wednesday. Call 246-4158
Ballroom dancing is offered
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at
the Senior Center, 19th Ave.,
Jacksonville Beach. The cost
is $4. Call 241-3796 for
Cancer support group:
The Cancer Support Group m
at Baptist Medical Center
Beaches meets at 6 p.m. p
Wednesday at the Florida "
Cancer Center in Medical Tennis for senior
Office Building B on the Jacksonville BeE
hospital campus. Call 247- 6221 for informal
2910 for information.
Coast Guard Auxiliary: U.S. Coast Guard
Auxiliary 14-04 meets at 7:30 p.m. the first
Wednesday of the month at the Captain's
Club, 13363 Beach Blvd. Call David Green at
246-4722 or 422-2811 for information.
First Wednesday Art Walk: The First
Wednesday Art Walk Downtown is held from 5
to 8 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month.
The event is free. Visit
www.DowntownJacksonville.org or call 634-
0303 for information.
Breakfast network: The Ponte Vedra
Chamber of Commerce meets at 7:30 a.m. the
second Wednesday of the month at the
Sawgrass Grille & The Tavern for breakfast. E-
mail firstname.lastname@example.org for informa-
SLibertarians: The Libertarian Party of St.
Johns County meets the second Wednesday of
each month. Call Doug Price at 904-273-7480
New Directions: New Directions, a support
group for the divorced and separated, meets at
6:45 p.m, the second and fourth Wednesday of
the month at 4118 Loretto Road next to the
white church, in the convent at St. Joseph's
Catholic Church. Call 268-1591 for informa-
Veterans meet: The Men's Auxiliary of
rs is being offered at Huguenot Tennis Center in
ach from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday. Call Moe at 247-
Veterans of Foreign Wars Greater Beaches Post
3270, 915 8th Ave. S., Jacksonville Beach,
meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of the
month. Members of Post 3270 and the Ladies
Auxiliary meet at 9 a.m. the second Saturday of
the month. Call 249-7366 for information.
Grandparents raising grandchildren: An
educational/support group for grandparents
raising grandchildren meets the third
Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to
12:15 p.m. at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church,
1801 Beach Blvd. Call 280-7264 for informa-
Sons of Italy: The Sons of Italy Beaches
Lodge #2821 has its general meeting at 7:30
p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at
Adele Grage Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach. A 6:30 p.m. social time pre-
cedes the meeting. Anyone. Italian heritage of
not, is welcome as a guest. Call 242-4929 for
Kiwanis Beaches: The Kiwanis Club of
Jacksonville Beaches meets Thursdays at noon
at Selva Marina Country Club, 1600 Selva
Marina, Atlantic Beach. Visit www.beacheski-
wanis.com for information.
Weight loss consults: Free body fat analysis
and weight loss consults are offered Thursdays
at Metabolic Research Center, 274 Solana Road,
in the Winn-DLxie Plaza.
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Lamont E. (Webb) Cathey
Jerry R. Roberts
Jane Rebecca Peck Wood
Lamont E. (Webb) Cathey,
58,. of Atlantic Beach, died on
August 12, 2006. He was born
in Buffalo, NY and was
retired. He was a veteran of
the Army and a member of
the American Legion Post 129
Jax Beach, the Fleet Reserve,
and Voyager 40-8 of Jax
Family members include
his wife of 32 years, Lanamae'
Cathey; children, Bianca
Marie Webb, Monica Yvonne
Lamont Webb, and Liese
Harris; mother, Anna Webb;,
siblings, Daryl Webb, Melvin
Goggins, Gerald. Webb,
Sharon Webb and Michael
Cecily, Jacqlyn, 'Gregory,
Jamal, Lamont, Samantha,
Kenneth, Lavarius, and
Lawrence; sister-in-law, Diane
Wilson; niece, Phoebe Wilson,
godmother, Marie White; god-
daughter, Lanita Qwens;
Gaye G. Haynes, 63, died of
Alzheimer's disease on August
9, 2006 at the Fleet Landing
Health 'Center in Atlantic
Beach. She was born in Miami
and was the daughter of
Charles E. and Thelma
Grentner. She grew up' in
Miami and graduated from
Coral Gables High School and
the University of Miami.
She moved' to Washington
D.C. in 1968 and worked as
an aide to a Congressman. In
1969, she started a career as a
mortgage banker providing
financing for multifamily
housing projects. In 1984, she
married Walter D. Haynes. In
1985, she started the Patrician
Mortgage Company to be the
first woman owned and oper-
ated multifamily mortgage
banking company .in the
She was nationally recog-
nized and honored for her
contributions to multifamily
housing. She was the first
woman president of ~p
Washington D.C. Mortgage
Bankers' Association. She
served for 12 years on the
board of governors of. the
national Mortgage Bankers,
Association. She served on the
Fannie Mae DUS, Advisory
Committee. She served on the
Fannie Mae Housing Impact
Advisory Council. She often
testified before Congress on
various multifamily issues.,
She received the Patty and Jim
Rouse Award for her efforts on
behalf of low-income hous-
inig. From; Fannie Mae, she
received the Larry Dale Award
for her contributions to multi-
.family housing. She received
aunts, Irene, Gassie, Rose
Ester, Freddie & Louise;
cousins, Doris White,
Dorothy White, Larry White,
Alexzean & John Tisdale,
James & Mildred Major,
Clarence Ravenell, and a host
of other friends and family.
Funeral service will be at 10
a.m., Saturday, August 19, at
Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home,
3600 3rd St. S. with Pastor
Galand Scott' officiating.
Visitation will be, one hour
prior 'to the. service.
Encryptment will be at
Beaches Memorial Park of
Atlantic Beach immediately
following the service.'
In lieu of flowers, dona-
tions may be made to
Community Hospice of NE
Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Rd.,
Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Services under the direc-
tion of Quinn-Shalz Funeral
Home in Jacksonville Beach.
Jerry R. Roberts died on
August 1, 2006 at his home in
Jacksonville Beach. He was
born in Urbana, Ohio on
January 11, 1934. He was the
only child of Raymond and
Roberta Roberts who preceded
him n death.
He was born blind, but never
let that become a handicap,
according, to friends who said
he lived fully independent
throughout ..his life. He made
his living caring for and train-
ing race horses.
He, attended various blind
school's and in 2002 he went to
Southeastern Guide' Dogs
School in Palmetta where he
was matched with a black male
labrador named ,Landry.
Roberts was an active member
of the Brotherhood of St. Pauls
By The Sea Episcopal Church,
Citizens Police Academy, and
the Auxiliary of Pablo Towers.
He was also the past vice-presi-
dent of the Beaches Council for
He is survived by his friend
. A memorial service in cele-
bration of his life will be held
Saturday, August 19, at 11 a.m.`
at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
Jean Rodstrom, 71, of
Atlantic Beach, died August 9,,
2006. She was born February
Surviving family members
include two sisters, five daugh-
ters, four son-in-laws; 16
grandchildren and one great-
A private memorial service
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home
in Jacksonville Beach.
Dorothy Anna McLeester Ulrich
the Outstanding Service
Award from the board of gov-
ernors of the Mortgage Dorothy Anna McLeester
Bankers Association. Ulrich, died August 11, 2006 at
In 1988, her career expand- home following a brief illness.
ed with the arrival, qf her On August 19, 1945 she mar-
daughter Molly, Haynesalso tried Jacob (Jack) G. Ulrich. A
served as the step, mom to native of New Jersey, she
Walter's sons Marshall and moved to Atlantic Beach in
Justin. In 1998, Gaye sold her 1965. She was a member of St.
mortgage banking company Paul's By the Sea Episcopal
and moved with Walter and Church and retired from the
Molly to their home in Ponte 'Navy Exchange at Mayport.'
Vedra Beach. She is survived by her hus-
She is survived by her hus- band, Jacob (Jack) G. Ulrich;
band Walter, her daughter daughter and son-in-law,
Molly, her stepsons Marshall Barbara and Angelo Giaimo of
and Justin Haynes, three Wappingers Falls, NY; a sister,
grandchildren, her brother Marion McLeester Johnson and
Charles Grentner, her sister a brother, Robert McLeester
Lynn Wheeler and her mother
A traditional graveside serv- Frank E
ice will take place on
Saturday, August 19, at 1 p.m.
at Oaklawn Cemetery, 4801 Frank E. Wargo, 85, died in
San Jose Boulevard, his sleep Wednesday, August 9,
Jacksonville, Florida. 2006 after an extended illness.
A memorial service will be He was born and raised in
held jZ9's ytalday),-Augusl l., .-.M(
Episcopal Churc," 400 San of the Army Air Corps during
Juan Drive, Ponte Vedra World War II.
Beach; with 'The Reverend He then worked briefly in
Joan 'Bryan, officiating. A the steel mills of the region
reception following the serv- before leaving to pursue a
Since will be held in the Parish career in music and singing. He
Hall at Christ Church. worked his entire life as a pro-
In lieu of flowers, the fami- fessional entertainer, traveling
ly requests that contributions and appearing in many regions
be made to Jubilee Housing, of the country, including
Inc., 2482 Ontario Road N.W., Kansas City, Los Angeles,
Washington D.C. 20009. Tel. Savannah, Ft. Lauderdale,
202-299-1240. Haynes was an Miami, and Asheville, NC
active supporter of Jubilee where he appeared on a weekly
Housing. television program. He eventu-
Services under the direction ally settled with his wife and
of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home family in Jacksonville. He was a
in Jacksonville Beach. devoted Christian who spent
his later years producing gospel
music, tapes and -distributing
them to everyone he came in
Rosemary H. Huffman
Rosemary H. Huffman, 87, and ArieleHuffmananand sis-
of Jacksonville Beach, died ters, Marguerite Hall Rice of
August 11, 2006. She was born Charleston, VA, and Betty
SOctober 9, 1928, in Hall Rankin of Curville, TX.
Charleston, WV and moved Her husband of 57 years, Z. G.
to Jacksonville in 2001. She Huffman, predeceased her in
was a member of the Unity of 1998.
Jacksonville. In lieu of flowers, donations
Family: members include may' be made to the
her daughter, Carol Dee Community .Hospice of
Huffman' Grimes of Northeast Florida, 4266
Jacksonville Beach; sons, Sunbeam Rd, Jacksonville, FL
David George Huffman of TX 32257.
and Harry Michael Huffman Services under the direction,
of CA; grandchildren, Carly of Quinn-Shalz Funeral
Dee Huffman, Mason Home.
Alexander Huffman, Jerome
Z. Huffman, Adina Huffman
Therese M. Lewis
Therese M. Lewis, 74, died
surrounded by her family on
Sunday, August 13, 2006. A
very active member of Lord of
Life Lutheran Church, she was
a member of the Ribault
Garden Club and past presi-
dent of Sacred Heart Catholic
Church Women's Guild. She
retired from Florida
Community College of
Campus where she helped
many people earn their GED.
She was preceded in death
by her parents Damien and
Bella Vandal and is survived
by her husband of 19 years
Roy L. Lewis; children Diane
(Karey) Stratford, Dofiald
(Cindy) Cox, Denise
(Brendan) McGinn, Dwayne
(Sherie) Cox, Dori (Chris)
Adrian, Carly, Lindsay, Adam,
Brandon, Michelle, Dwayne,
Alex, Hayden; great grand-
children Hannah and Rilee;
sister Marie (Thomas) Messier;
brothers Raymond (Patricia)
Vandal and George (Roberta)
Vandal; nephew, nieces and
extended family members.
A memorial service will be
held at Lord of Life Lutheran
Church, 276 N. Roscoe Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach on
Thursday, August 17, at. 11
a.m. with Reverend Julie A.W.
Frank officiating. The family
requests that in lieu of flow-
ers, memorial contributions
can be made in Therese's
name to the building fund of
Lord of Life Lutheran Church.
Arrangements by Arlington
Park Cemetery and Funeral
and numerous nieces and
A Memorial Service was held
Monday, August 14 at 1 p.m. in
the St.' Paul's By The Sea
Episcopal Church with the Rev.
Penny Pfab officiating. In lieu
of flowers the family suggests
donations to Safe Harbor Boys
Home, 4772 Safe Harbor Way,
Jacksonville,. FL 32226.
Arrangements. by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home, 1701
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach, FL. Words of comfort
may be shared with the family
He is survived by Nita, his
wife of 52 years; three sons,
Bryan Scott Wargo, Frank G.
one sister, Elizabeth Jane
Verdun of Mt. Pleasant, PA;
many nieces, nephews, and
Visitation was held Sunday,
August 13 in Quinn-Shalz, A
Family Funeral Home. Funeral
services were held Monday in
'the,' funeral home with
.Reverend 'Andrew Jo Pietrylo
officiating. Interment will fol-
low in Beaches Memorial Park
of Atlantic Beach.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz, A Family
Funeral Home & Cremation
Centre, 3600' Third Street
South, Jacksonville Beach, FL.
Obituary notices are published
free of charge as a community
service. All submissions are
subject to editing. Paid adver-
tising space is available for
more detailed or personalized
death notices. Call 249-9033.
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Jane Rebecca Peck Wood of
Ponte Vedra Beach died on
August 5, 2006. She was born
October 12, 1914 in New
Haven, Connecticut. Her par-
ents were Elliott. M. and
Marguerite H. Peck. After grad-
uating from New Haven High
School, she attended finishing
school for foreign languages in
After moving to Ponte Vedra
Beach she married the late
Michael Joseph Wood. She is
survived by her daughters Jane
Patricia Block of Lithonia. GA-
Susan W. Hardee (Randy) of
Ponte Vedra -Beach, and,
Michael, Ann Adams of
Jacksonville, sister Ann Peck
Dunbar of Palm Harbor,, her
brother Richmond M Peck of
San Francisco, CA She is also
survived by' 7 grandchildren
and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the
Ribault Garden Club of
Jacksonville Beach and an orig-
inal member of
was also a mem-
ber of the Ponte
She loved bright-
ly colored flow-
loved being surrounded by
family during all holidays and
she loved to watch and play
golf, according to family.
A memorial service will be
held at Christ Episcopal
Church Memorial Chapel in
Ponte Vedra on August 22 at 2
p.m. Donations may be made
in Wood's memory to
Community Hospice' of
Northeast Florida, Inc., or Best
Friends Animal Society.
Arrangements provided by
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Anuiit 16. 2006
photo by NANiCY KING
Sean King, 9, with his new Trek 220 mountain bike from American Bicyle Co. of Jacksonville Beach. King won the bike
after purchasing and studying a summer workbook designed for third and fourth graders.
Summertime study nets
by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCLI TE EDITOR
Sean King didn't exactly crack the
books over the summer vacation.
He did, however, study one summer
That extra credit paid off Saturday,
Aug. 5, when King, a fourth grader at
Jacksonville Beach Elementary, claimed
a new Trek mountain bike at American
Bicycle Co. in Jacksonville Beach.
King won the bike as part of a nation-
al promotion by the publisher of the
* best-selling Summer Bridge Activities
King's mother, Nancy, bought the
student new bike
$12.95 workbook at the Books-A-
Million at Jacksonville Beach, and then
entered Sean's name in a random draw-
ing for a Trek bike '
"We never thought we'd win," said'
King, whose son is enrolled in gifted
classes at : Jacksonville Beach
Elementary, an. ,academic magnet
"We were shocked. Sean's teachers
recommended the workbook. We
bought it at the end of the school year."
King's son didn't have to complete
the book to win the new 21-speed Trek
Bike, which retails for about $270.
But new bike or not, Nancy King said
she purchased the workbook as a means
for her son to keep his study skills sharp
over the break.
"We've done other workbooks in
prior summers," said King, who works
in the accounting department for
Amports, a portside vehicle processing
firm located at Blount Island.
"It has math, science and language
arts exercises. It even has paper air-,
planes in it."
The workbook is designed to "keep
kids busy, happy, and learning between
grades," according to Greensboro, N.C.,
based Rainbow Bridge Publishing.
See BIKE, A-10
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"Globe Trekker: Ecuador
and the Galapagos Islands"
will be screened Saturday
and Sunday at the GTIM
. Center, 505 Guana River
Road, off State Road A1A.
and architecture unfold as
the camera crew takes in the
sites and sounds of the small
South American location,
ino t .-0
and also ventures through
volcanoes, the Andes, and
the famous Galapagos
Admission to GTM is $2
for adults, $1 for children
ages 10-17. Children under
10 are free. The
Center is open 9 a.m. to 4
p.m. daily and closed state
For more information call
iSweh desserts a Taor special
S wedish native Anita
Taylor enjoys cooking so
much that her husband,
Bill, said she's "happiest when
A Ponte Vedra Beach resi-
dent, Taylor likes to have peo-!,
ple'around when she cooks.
She and her husband
designed their kitchen so that
Anita could visit with guests
while she prepares food.
Taylor affectionally calls her
kitchen "Anita's cooking
school," because guests are
always asking her questions
while she cooks.
The Taylors moved to Ponte
Vedra from Berlin, Germany.
13 years ago, following Bill's
retirement. The couple for-
merly lived in Miami, where.
Anita owned a sportswear
shop. She currently works for
Growing up in Sweden,
Taylor and her siblings helped
with small chores around the
kitchen while their mother
cooked. Taylor didn't serious-
ly begin cooking herself until
she was a newlywed.
While the influence of
Swedish cuisine is evident in
her cooking, Taylor adds new:
recipes regularly to her eclec-
tic collection. The Internet,
especially Epicurious.com, is
one of her favorite sources of
Taylor usually begins with a,
recipe as a starting point and
then changes it to suit her
Taylor also likes to bake
desserts and bread. When the
Couple's two daughters were
young, she baked bread, usu-
ally Swedish rye, oatmeal, or
She and her daughters also
baked birthday, cakes together
along with countless cookies.,
She still has homemade cook-
ies on hand, and for desserts
serves homemade cakes, pies,
or fancy cookies.
For most meals, she and her
husband prefer simple, flavor-
fill preparations of seafood,
meats, and vegetables.
. Taylor doesn't fry food, and
the one time she fried chick-
en she said that she would
never do that again.
Lighter preparations with-
out heavy sauces and limited
use of potatoes and pasta
keep their meals healthy and
not overly high in calories.
Seafood, both fish and
shellfish, is a favorite which
Taylor says is almost easier to
prepare than meats. A recipe
for fish, Mahi Mahi on a Bed
of Spinach with Fennel and
Garlic, is one of her most '
This recipe is representative
of the poached or baked
preparation Taylor often uses
for fish. To make this dish,
she cooks fresh mahi mahi
,over baby spinach in a wine
broth. The fish is done in a
few minutes and served with
the spinach along with green
beans flavored with lemon.
Ginger Carrot Soup is one
of several cold soups that
Taylor prefers to serve instead
of a salad. She admits that
making salads is a little
tedious to her so instead she
often serves a cold soup for a
refreshing and delicious
change of pace.
The sweetness of the carrots
and orange juice is balanced
by the flavor of the ginger in
Taylor's carrot soup. After
cooking, the soup is blended
until smooth and chilled,
before serving garnished with
An old family recipe, writ-
ten in Swedish, called Mama's
Meringue has been one of
Taylor's favorite desserts for
Taylor bakes the sweetened
meringue in a buttered tube
cake pan until it holds
together but is still a little soft
in the center. Slices of the ,.
meringue are served with col-
orful mixed berries and
homemade whipped cream
flavored with lemon curd.
Although Taylor prepared
traditional Swedish dishes for
her brother here on a recent
visit from Sweden, she was
surprised when one of his
favorite dishes was Drunken
Chicken cooked on the grill.
See RECIPES, A-10
photo by KATH'Y NICOLETTI
Seafood, cold soups, and desserts are some of Anita Taylor's
Weekend nature film at
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August 16. 2006
Joe and Phyllis Cinotti of
Neptune Beach celebrated their
50th wedding anniversary on
Friday, Aug. 11.
The couple's children and
grandchildren hosted a, sur-
prise party in their honor on
Sunday, Aug. 6, at Queen's.
Harbour Country Club.
More than 100 people
The Cinotti's were married
Aug. 11, 1956, in Jacksonville.
They are formerly from
Cleveland, Ohio. She is the for-
mer Phyllis Janke. They
opened Cinotti's Bakery in
Jacksonmille Beach in 1964.
A. second-generation baker,
Joe ,Cinotti retired in 1986,
turning the business over. to
one of his sons, who operates
Cinotti's Bakery on Penman
The couple have three chil-
PEOPLE & PLACES
dten, Michael Cinotti of
Neptune Beach, Jacquelyn
Jdcksonville and Anthony
Cinotti of Jacksonville.
They also have six grandchil-
dren and five great-grandchil-
FOR THE KIDS
Yu-GI-OH DUELS are
staged at 2 p.m. Saturday at
Books-A-Million, 738 Marsh
Landing Parkway, Jacksonville
Beach. Call 273-8055 for infor-
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, climb-
ing and musical activities.
Preschool children and up
attend without parents. One
trial class is free. Call 249-3828
for information or visit
THE BEACHES BRANCH
of the Jacksonville Public
Library, 600 Third St., Neptune
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Beach also has children's activ-
ities. Call 241-1141 and'press 4
for children's activities and 5
for the reference desk.
MOMMY & ME for ages 6,
months to 2-1/2 years features
songs, parachute games, finger
play, rhythm band music and a
way to meet other parents, or
grandparents while having fun
with your child. Offered begin-
ning in- September at Nancy
Dance Studio. Forinformatioh,
call 241-8349 for information.
CENTER, 738 Fourth Ave. S.,
Jacksonville Beach, has many
activities for kids, including
karate, ,tutoring and games.
MOTHERS OF PRE -
SCHOOLERS, support groups
for moms of children ages 5 or
younger, meet as follows:
Christ the Redeemer Church,
190 S. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte
VedraBeach, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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the third Monday of the
Mayport Naval Station
chapel, 9:30 a.m. the third
Monday of the month (270-
Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
church, 4510 Palm Valley Road,
Ponte Vedra Beach, 9:15 a.m.
to 11:30 a.m. the second and
fourth Monday of the month
WINSTON FAMILY YMCA
is on Landrum Lane, next to
Landrum Middle School in
Ponte Vedra Beach.
It has a heated swimming
pool and offers swimming les-
sons and family swim, times.
The center features a teen
room and occasional organized
activities for youth. The center
also has classes for children
. YMCA membership details
are available by calling 543-
Noted author and decorated
Vietnam veteran John "Doc"
Hutchings will be the guest
speaker at a Sunday brunch
gathering of the Mayport chap-
ter of the Military. Officers
Association of America
Hutchings will speak about
his experiences as a Navy corps-
man with the U.S. Marines in
The 12:30 p.m. event will be
held Sept. 10 at the Ocean
Breeze Conference Center at
Naval Station Mayport. For
reservations, call 646-0944.
Hutchings served with the
5th Marine Division from 1968
to 1969. More than 2,000 Navy
corpsmen or Army medics are
listed on the Vietnam Memorial
Wall in Washington, D.C.
For more information about
MOAA, call Ron Henderson at
Registration is now open to
participate in his 2006. World
War, II Veterans Recognition
Ceremony to be held this fall.
This event is designed to recog-
nize the contributions of local
World \Vax 11 veterans who were
- unable to participate in last
year's event. Each veteran will
be presented with a certificate of
Recognition by Congressman
All veterans who served ofn
active duty in World War II at
any time between Dec. 7, 1941
,and Dec. 31, 1946, reside with-
in' the Fourth' Congressional
District of Florida and did not
attend last year's ceremony are
urged to contact his office or go
to his website in order to obtain
The criteria for receiving this
certificate mirrors that used by
the 79th Congress when it
authorized the World War II
Victory Medal on July 6, 1945..
Fletcher High graduate Keyin.Morgan was honored in May at
the annual American Youth Character Awards dinner at the
University of North Florida. The event recognizes students who
consistently exemplify the highest standards of character.
,Finalists were selected from a panel of judges from the Duval
County school system arid the community. Not pictured:
Rdinaldo Feliciano III of Fletcher, who was also honored.
The opening date is the attack
on Pearl Harbor and the closing
date is the end of hostilities as.
proclaimed by President Harry
To determine eligibility for
the certificate, veterans must
complete an application and
submit a copy of their service*
discharge document. Veterans
must be a current resident of the
4th Congressional District of
Florida to participate in this pro-
The deadline for, submitting
applications for this year's cere-
mony is Oct. 2. Applications
can be obtained on
Congressman Crenshawfs web-
site, which can be: found at
Crenshaw.house.go-, or by con-
tacting one of his local offices at
(904) 598-0481 or (386) 365-
Completed applications and
documentation should be
mailed to the Jacksonville office
at the following address: 1061
Riverside Avenue, Suite 100,
Jacksonville, FL 32204
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Recipes: Mahi Mahi on spinach bed
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Yucca Garden Circle delivers flowers to Habitat homes at Scheidel Court. Assembled are Sharon
Harris, ,Joyce Langley, Dot Duran, Toni VanOrman, Mary Jeanne Phillips, Orlanda'Corn and Rita
Left: Landscaper Tommie
Stewart plants flower pots at
Scheidel Court, the newest
Habitat community at the
Beaches. The Ribault Garden
Club's Yucca Garden Circle
donated and delivered the
flowers as a memorial gift for
Yolie Feigenrbaum, one of the
circle's longtime members...
Yucca Garden Circle is one of
six circles that make up the
garden club. The Yucca Circle
meets on the third Tuesday of
the month at Selva Marina
Country Club. For more
details, call 221-2522.
Cont. from A-8
To make this popular recipe,
a whole chicken is placed over
the open end of a partially full
can of beer and cooked over
indirect heat on a grill. The
beer provides the steam that
cooks the moist and tender
The following are some of
Anita Taylor's recipes.
Mahi Mahi on a Bed
of Spinach with Fennel
1 large clove of fresh garlic,
one-quarter cup finely sliced
1IT olive oil
one-quarter cup.water .
3 T white wine
one-half cube vegetable
bouillon : .
'two and one-half oz. fresh
baby spinach leaves
: three-quarters Ib. Mahi
Mahi, cut into 2 pieces (or
2 tsp. fresh dill, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
Saute garlic and fennel. in
olive oil until slightly soft-
ened. Add water, ,wine and,
bouillon. Bring to a boil. Cook
until the bouillon is dissolved.
Add the spinach leaves.
Cook for 2 minutes.
Add the fish. Season with
salt and pepper and sprinkle
the dill on top of the fish.
Cover pan and saute over low
heat;for approximately 5 min-
Serve with green beans,
cooked in salt water, drained
and seasoned with lemon fla-
vored olive oil.
Ginger Carrot Soup
3 T butter
1 cup leeks, white and pale
green parts,, chopped,.
1 T minced ginger
one and one-half Ibs. car-
rots, cut in 1 inch pieces
2 cups chicken or vegetable
2,cups orange juice, fresh
one-quarter cup chopped
salt and pepper to taste
sugar to taste
orange zest for garnish
Saute leeks and ginger in .
the butter. Add carrots.,aid ,
stock. Cover pot and boil '
about 20 minutes. Let cook
Put in blender. Add orange
juice and mint when cooled.
Season and add. orange zest.
1 whole chicken'
.1 can beer
Refrigerate and soak the ,
whole chicken overnight cov-
ered in a brine made of water
with one-quarter cup salt.
S,The following day, pour
about a quarter of the can of
beer out. Drain and rinse the
chicken. Place the chicken on
top of the open end of the
can of beer so that chicken is
standing with legs down.
Cook on indirect heat on a
covered grill for about 1 hour
and 20 minutes or until done.
4 egg whites
one and one-quarter cups
one and one-half tsp. bak-
pinch of salt ,
one-quarter tsp. white vine-
2 T butter, approximate
Preheat oven to 440
Combine first five ingredi-
ents in a mixing bowl. Beat
with a mixer on high speed
. until fairly stiff peaks form.
Coat the inside of a tube
cake pan with melted butter.,
Pour egg white mixture into
the cake pan. Put in the pre-
heated oven and turn off heat.
Leave in the oven until it is
IMeringue twill have a little
brown on the edges and still
be soft in the center, Invert
cold meringue onto serving
plate,'and if desired invert
onto second plate so that the
top is showing.
Whip cream arid add lemon
curd to taste.
'Serve slices of the meringue"
with mixed berries and the
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Cont. from A-8
According to a review on
Amazon.com, the book, is a
"good general-purpose prep to
keep skills fresh and build a
few new ones before school
starts in August."
The workbook series was cre-
ated by Michelle Van Leeuwen,
a mother of three, who wrote
the first workbook in the series
while her son was "in first,
Sean King, who entered
fourth grade this month, stud-
i- ed, the illustrated, 1497page
Sworkbook in sections. ;
rAffer completing each of the
three sections, his mother -
treated him to either a day at
Adventure Landing or to a new
movie, such as "Monster
The Kings found. out they
won the hew bike a few weeks
before school started. Sean
chose the Mt. Trek 220 with
the Black Lava paint job.,
Nancy King credits Sean,'s
former teachers, Joanna Lopez
and Kelly Cappelletty, for sug-
gesting the workbook.
1LopeA ,.teaches t'bird grade...*
gifted math, science and social
studies at Jacksonville Beach
Elementary. Cappelletty, who,.
taught third grade.. language
arts last school year, is now
teaching kindergarten. -
Sean King, now 9, attended
kindergarten and first grade at
Alimacani Elementary before
being accepted into the gifted
program at lacksonmille Beach.
He rides a bus to school, so
his new bike with the alu-
minum hubs and alloy rims
stays in the garage until he gets
',lWhich is Wvhere he earned it.,
T hese are some of the
things noted on a
recent car trip from
PonteY'edra Beach to
Wal-Mart is ubiquitous,
both in its semi trucks and
in its stores, such as the two
.stores about 20 miles apart
along an interstate in the,
.arid West, with no towns in
You can drive 10 mph
over the speed limit on the'
open road in Louisiana, but
you'll get a ticket (my first
ever) even 1 m ph ove r that.
There are some interest-
ing names in this country;,
such as "Bucket of Blood
Street," (near Holbrook, Ariz.)
and "Two Loaves & Two Fish.
Inc." (spotted oil a semi in
The purpose of the cross-
country jaunt, which started
July 29, was to get my older
daughter Mandi to graduate
school at Stanford.
Thanks to several "space
bags" and Mandi's small but
roomy 2007 Nissan Versa, we
managed to get most of her
stuff to an apartment 2,812,
miles from home on about
$280 of gasoline.
That, despite paying .
$21.92 for 5.623 gallons at
Needles, Calif. ($3.899 a gal-
\\'e made the trip in five
da\s of driving, stopping for
one full day to visit the
Grand Canyon where Mandi
took a photo of a major mul-:
let on a big guy in jeans and
for short visits to the Painted
Desert and the Petrified
Also, we took the Pacific
Coast highway along the Big
Sur in' California to reach the
campus, which is about half.
way between San Francisco
and San Jose. .
Although one of us, wanted
to take a speedier route, I
wanted to show my daughter
the rugged California coast-
line, where the Santa Lucia
Mountains meet the Pacific
What I hadn't counted on
was the fun I'd have (and
the fear that would be
instilled in my passenger)
driving the highway's ups
and downs and hairpin turns
in a six-speed.
At the north end of the
coastline drive, we stopped
for lunch at Carmel-By-The-
Sea, a charming but cramped
: .. '
community of understated
Wealth where an occasional
tree is allowed to grow in the
: middle of a road. ,
The eclectic collection of
homes, seemingly jammed
together on hillsides, wraps
around the equally eclectic
business district in Carmel,
which calls' itself "a City in a
.Having spent the past 17
years in an oceanside com-
munity of largely gated
developments that have
(sprouted in the past 30
years, I wanted to linger in
this town, whose Web site
unabashedly states the ,
town's connection to the
past, as follows:
"The City of Carmel-By-
The-Sea is hereby determined
to be primarily, a residential
City wherein business and
c. commerce have 'in the past,
are now, and are proposed to
be in the future subordinated
to its residential character;
and. that said determination
is made having in mind the
history, anrd' the development
of said city, its growth and
the- causes thereof; and also
its geographical and topo-
graphical aspects .. .
' So says C'rmel's Ordinance
96 approved June 5, .1929.
But we, couldn't stay long
after a grilled fish lunch at
Forge 'in the Forest we
weren't dressed properly.
While those around ,us
seemed oblivious .to the low-
60s air temperature, we were
shivering in our light
sweaters, despite a nearby
fireplace that added some
Our waitress told us the
weather was typically over-
cast.for ati Aug. 3 afternoon,,
although a bit cooler than
usual. Come back in
October, she suggested.
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This Week at New Mayport Road Location
After serving the .Beaches for more than 20 years in
Jacksonville Beach, Rick's Used Cars has moved to a brand-
new location at 1919 Ma\ port Road in Atlantic Beach and
they want you to stop by and help them celebrate.
"Our grand opening runs through Saturday, Sept. 2, and we
want past, present and future customers to drop in and see our
new facility, have a free hot dog and soft drink and maybe
even win a prize!" said Rick, %who along with his wife, Brenda,
owns Rick's Used Cars. Sons Scott and Ricky as well as almost-
family Ronnie are on.staff.
Prizes include a beach cruiser bicycle, free gasoline, free oil
changes, tree car detailing and gift certificates. "We're also
offering discounts to our customers who refer friends or new
customers," he said. "We're excited about Our new location,
and we invite e\ervone to drop in and help us celebrate!"
Familyv-owned and operated and well known at the Beaches,
Rick's Used Cais was formerly located at, 1404 Beach Blvd. in''
Jacksonville Beach.. We purchased this new property a couple
of years ago and picked this location because we believe in the
Mayport Road corridor," said Rick. "There's only limited unde-
veloped commercial property on this side of the Ditch, and we
feel that Mayport Road will be the next Beach Boulevard."
Even though their location is new, customers can still count
on the same top-notch service and reasonable prices' they've
come to appreciate from Rick's Used Cars' since the, company
first opened in Jacksonville Beach on April 1, 1986, at Third
Street and 14th Avenue. South.
"We're a buy here/pay here lot, and we personally financee
everything we sell," said Rick. "We've retailed probably over'
6,000 cars here at the Beaches, and we've personally financed
5,000 of those cars," he said.
Rick and Brenda don't sell any of their, loans. Instead, they
have developed the criteria for their loan approval and are
able to offer customers a weekly payment schedule.
"We sell cars that are about five to seven years old to people
who have challenging credit.problems," said Brenda. "Because
we finance the cars ourselves arid there's no middle -man,
everything is upfront and convenient for our customerss"
Rick's Used Cars' customers .appreciate this personalized
service and convenience, says Rick. "Of the customers on our
accounts receivable, 70 percent of them have bought three or
four cars from us," he said.
Rick says the biggest draw. for repeat customers is the zero-
percent interest Rick's Used Cars has on all their car loans.
"Car dealerships can charge them up to 28 percent," he said.
"So" when .they come to us and find out we're not going to
charge interest ever and that the sticker price on a car's wind-
shield is the price they'll pay and that we also finance the sales
tax, they're interested."
Rick explains how it works. "First we ask customers about
their budget and price range and the kind of car they're look-
ing for," he said. "We're easygoing and customer oriented, and:
we're not high-pressure salesmen at all."
Instead, the staff at Rick's Used Cars is upfront. "All prices
are posted on the windshield," said Rick. "We, show you how
much it is, how much you have to put down, the weekly pay-
ment and zero interest with no hidden surprises." Down
payments usually run from $400 to $2,000, depending on the
car, and the bulk of what they sell is under a thousand dollars
down payment, he said.
;, iWe verify information from eachcu'tsteqr -'like who-they"
are, whe f'teye live, 'wfliee'iWey work and then check five area
references who know them," he said. "We also require a valid
Florida drivers license and a cash down payment."
Rick's Used Cars then records the title and, once the loan is
paid.off, releases the lien. Once a loan is established, weekly
payments can be made by check, money order or cash.;
"The whole process can take as little as 30 minutes and then
our customers are driving off the lot," said Brenda. "We'll show
them cars and they'll show us some they're interested in and
then. take a test drive and even take the cars someplace else to.
get them checked out before purchase." Then Brenda explains
the application and prepares the paperwork for the loan.
"Our payments are as low as $50 and up to $70 a week," said
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With the motto "Buy Here, Pay Here," the friendly staff at
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find a car that matches your needs and budget. Pictured
above are (front row, left to right) owners Brenda and Rick
and son Scott and (second row, left to right) son Ricky and
Rick. "Ninety-five percent of our payments are $50 a week,
which translates to $7.39 .a day. You can hardly ride a bus for
A lot of families need a little second-hand car, Brenda said.
"They don't want to drive to California they want it for
around here," she said. "We sell a lot of second cars to 16 and
17 year olds. whose parents get the loans and then the kids
make the weekly payments themselves," she said. "It offers the
kids the chance to be responsible, and by age 18 they're ready
to step up to a nicer car."
Rick's Used Cars prides itself on cultivating friends and not
just customers. "We make it convenient for our customers
because we don't want to sell them one car-we want to sell
them five cars," said Rick.
Rick's Used Cars does more than sells cars. They prepare cars
for sale on site. "We have two service bays where we clean and
repair our cars to properly prepare them for sale to the public,"
said Rick. "We try to buy with our customers in mind and
won't knowingly sell cars that have a bad motor or bad trans-
Keeping customers in mind it what Rick's Used Cars is all
about. "There are a lot of good people here at the Beaches -
some of the best people and they deserve to be treated fair-
ly and with respect," said Rick. "We appreciate'our customers
and treat each one like they. just bought a brand-new
Rick's Used Cars is located in Atlantic Beach at 1919
Mayport Rd., across the street from KJ's Kitchen. Hours are 10
a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and closed Sunday. To find a quality used car to fit
your budget or for more information about buying, selling,
trading or consignment, call Brenda, Rick, Scott or Ricky at
247-1728 or fax 247-1740.
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sponsoring a parent educa-
tion night on Internet Safety
at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29.
The event is hosted by the
school's PTSA. Jacksonville
Beach police Officer Keith
Shackelford, the school's stu-
dent resource officer, will
speak about how parents can
keep their children safe
MySpace, chat rooms and
online blogs will be discussed.
A short PTSA meeting will
be held at 6:30 p.m. For more
details, call Michelle Tipton
Fletcher Middle School will
have an open house dinner
on Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 5
p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Open house
begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8
per person and $5 for chil-
dren 3-9. Dinner will be
catered by Beach Road
Other open house dates are
Elementary today and
Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m.
Finegan Elementary -
Thursday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m.
Fletcher High School
rescheduled. Call 247-5905."
Aug. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. (for
grades K-2); Thursday, Aug.
24, from 6 to 8 p.m. (for
grades 3-5.) Call 247-5942.
Mavport Elementary -
Thursday, Aug. 24, at 6:30
p.m. Call 247-5988.
Mlayport Middle School -
Tuesday, Aug. 29, at 6:30 p.m.
Elementary Tuesday, Aug.
29, at 7 p.m. ifor grades. 1, 3
and 5S; Thursdpy, Aug. 31, at
7 "p.m. ifor K, 2, 4 and ESE).
San Pablo Flenmentaryit -
Thursday, Aug. 1", from 6:30
to 8:30 p.m. Session 1 (grades
K, 2 and 4.1 Session 2 (grades
1, 3 and 5.) Call 247-5947.
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joining the Girl Scouts should
call Girl Scouts of Gateway
Council at 388-4653, exten-
sion 1118. Ask for Michelle
Brown. Volunteers are also
Elementary has instituted a
new school based-interven-
tion Target Team to help
teachers and parents identify
strategies to help students
become more successful.
If parents have a concern
about their student's academ-
ic progress, the first step is to
contact your child's teacher
for a conference. If the strate-
'gies of the Academic
Improvement Plan (AIP.I or
similar interventions are not
producing results, the teacher
may recommend going to the
Target Team (or extra assis-
Some of the outcomes may
include, observations before
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and after strategies have been
tion for further academic
assessments, a referral to an
outside agency, or a discus-
sion with the school psychol-
Data is collected to best
measure student achieve-
ment. For more details, call
guidance counselor Carla
Forest at 247-5942, ext 122.
The next Fletcher High
School Band Boosters meeting
is set for Aug. 30. Call Jason
Maerkl at 247-5905, ext. 151.
Each month, the Duval
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Spending Your Building Budget Wisely
You say your avocado-green refrigerator and
orange Formica countertops are looking a bit
dated? What a shame. They matched the orange
shag carpet so well. Fads do come and go.
Fortunately for you, appliances and carpeting are
easily replaced, unlike a home's infrastructure.
Homes are built lust like they're run-on a
budget. That budget can be spent in countless
But before you even think about his and her
closets or a personalized home theater system, be
sure you budget appropriately for the essential
structural elements of your home that are difficult
or impossible to change in the future. There are
three elements that should not be compromised.
Foundations, framing/roofing matenals, and win-
dows and doors are all essential to the long-term
value of your investment.
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Windows and doors come in many types,
shapes and sizes, with varying maintenance
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So when It's time to choose windows and
doors, take the time and money necessary to do
I Research your options. Do your homework
by talking with window dealers, builders and.:
architects to find out the types of windows they
recommend. Review manufacturer's catalogs and
2. Beware of "bargain" windows. Buy from a
brand-name window manufacturer whose name
you can trust. There are many "no name" com-
panies producing poor quality windows that are
3. Make energy efficiency a priority. By
researching and understanding glazing options,
you can make smart decisions on the glass in your
windows. Glazing options are available with sin-
gle, double and triple panes of glass and with Low
E-coated surfaces. Remember, money saved buy-
ing low-quality windows is quickly lost to
increased heating or cooling costs.
4. Select windows that complement your
home's style. All the pieces of your home should
come together for a unified look Work with your
architect and builder to select the size, style and
shape of windows that complement the look you
want to achieve.
5. Determine the level of maintenance you prefer.
6. Think big. Light plays a major role in the
"home, and big windows--or combinations of
windows--can have a positive impact on your
home. One of today's most popular trends, walls
of windows, can be achieved by mixing an array
of operable windows and fixed glass. These
impressive focal points for the home can reach
the ceiling or encompass an entire wall.
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with lots of options, or more standardized win-
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Senators gearing up for Kickoff Classic
Fletcher's starting QB to ,
miss game due to inju ry .. .. -..-
While Fletcher High players
are l6oking forward to Thursday
night's Kickoff Classic at First
Coast High, the team will be
without starting quarterback
Marty McCarmnn who is nursing a
S lunmor Mart Billman will earn
the start in place of McCann,
according to head coach Joe
The absence of McCann may
hamper Fletcher's new offensive
scheme, which is a departure
from the Senators' traditional
fullback-led I-formation. While
it's a stretch to say Fletcher has
become pass-happy, the new
scheme seeks to take advantage
of McCann's throwing ability
and a slew of quick wideouts
with good hands.
"it's the best receiving group
we've had in a long time," said
offensive coordinator Ricky
NMedlock. "Our base offense is..
. one back, double tight ends
and two wideouts. We decided
those were our strengths."
With its starting QB side-
lined, the Fletcher offense is
likely to rely heavily on run-
ning back Troy Guidry against
"We now have seven gu s on
the line and Troy does not need
a lead back," Medlock said.
"He's good at picking holes and
has great feet to dart up in
Reynolds said Guidry suffered
a bruised shin during practice
this week, but is expected to log
significant time against First
The Senators also changed
defensive schemes during May's
spring game and throughout
summer workouts. While the
alignment is a traditional 4-3,
the emphasis is on speed and
getting to the ball rather than a
reliance on bulk and power.
"We were not fast enough in
the Ed White game last year so
we changed things," Reynolds
said. "We figure we can play
speed guys and teach them how
Game time for the Kickoff
Classic is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Fletcher travels to Jack6on
High on Aug. 25 in its first reg-
Nease High ready to renew rivalry against Bolles
By ROBERT DeANGELO
Nease High football players will get a chance to
hit someone else this Friday night in the Pre-
Season Classic at Bolles, and if last Saturdav's
scrimmage at Da-is Park is any indication they're
anxious to do just that.
In a spirited contest pitting the Panthers'
offense against the defense, several things were
evident: Nease remains a pass-oriented team,
there is strength, size and experience on the offen-
sive and defensive lines, and coach Craig
Howard's schemes are again designed to light up
"Scrimmag-ing against yourself isn't always fun
but you need to do it to get the kinks out,"
Howard said. "You're always worried about get-
ting someone hurt in the last scrimmage but we
After a sluggish start, junior quarterback Ted
Stachitas and the fust team offense found their
rhythm, resulting in a few memorable scoring
plays including a 45-yard TD romp by the QB.
Speedster Quinton Huggins, who will line up as
a receiver, running back and defensive back this
season, also broke an off-tackle run for a long TD
down the right sideline.
"It's early in the season and we're a long way
from where we need to be but that's what coach-
ing and playing is continuing improvement,"
Howard said.. ,,
Nease returns only one starter to its offense -
massive guard James Wilson who will anchor the
.line. The 6-foot, 5-inch, 310-pound Wilson, rated
--by Tma scouting services as the top lineman in
the state, decided to forego the frenzied recruiting
season by verbally committing to Southern Cal
two weeks ago,
All of last season's receivers are gone, replaced
by seniors Collins Lee,. Christian Dennis and and so it's always a big challenge," Howard said.
Huggins. Zach Tronti will get the bulk of the car- "They're one of the best programs in Florida that
ries out of the backfield. makes it challenging enough, and then add in the
On defense, the Panthers return several starters great Nease-Bolles ri valry which historically has
and have added new faces in 6-foot, 6-inch, 348- been real fun."
pound lineman Ramon Booi, a transfer from While last year's regular season started out with
\Vrginia, and speedy defensive back lustin Grant a lengthy road trip to Birmingham, Alabama to
who played last season at Ribault. face Hoover High in a nationally-televised game,
Senior Mario Butler and Grant will anchor the the Panthers stay close to home this year when
de-fensive secondary, they take on nationally-ranked Memphis
Friday night's contest at Bolles will follow the University High in the Bill Bates Classic at LJNF on
usual format for pre-season affairs. The varsity will Saturday, Aug. 26.
play the first half and junior varsity squads from The Owls are defending Tennessee state champi-
both schools the second. Kickoff is scheduled for ons and posted an 11-1 record last season. The
1:30 p.m. team has chartered a jet and Willyy from Memphis
Last year's "game" at Nease produced a plajoff:- at e:rkville-on-the morning of the game,-then
like atmosphere in which the Panthers starters return immediately afterward. Administrators
prevailed 22-21 in front of a standing-room-only from both schools had tried to arrange for the
crowd. teams to meet in other sports on Aug. 26, but
"Bolles is always well-coached and disciplined schedules could not be coordinated.
Panthers have mixed results in Preseason Classic
By ROBERT DeANGELO
It was a mixed bag of results
for the Nease High girls volley-
ball team last Saturday as the
school hosted a Preseason
Classic that included Bolles and
Episcopal. The Panthers lost
three straight games to the
Bulldogs, but rallied to clip
Episcopal 3-1 in the last match
of the tournament.
"We changed the line-up" in
the second game, said Nease
head coach Dawn Madden. "We
gave some other kids some dif-
ferent opportunities to play and
moved some positions. Some
kids stepped up and took over."
Instrumental to the Panthers'
25-21, 23-25, 25-19, 28-26 \icto-
rv was freshman outside hitter
WVeslevy Anne Barden. She had
15 kills against the Eagles and
set the tone on offense.
"Wesley Anne has just gotten
along so great and she's used to
Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Nease's Meghan Sherman (12) reaches high for a kill against
Episcopal High during the Preseason Classic last Saturday.
the speed of the game. She's lust
killing even-thing," said senior
middle blocker Chnstina Vergo.
Nease fell behind Episcopal!
13-5, but rallied to take an 18-16
lead in the first game. The
Panthers won that first battle
then saw the Eagles claw back to
square the match with a 25-23
second game victory.
"I don't think we played as
well as we could have," said
Vergo, who finished with eight
kills and two blocks against
Episcopal. "I think we're going
to improve a lot. I think the
more we play together, the more
we get used to each other and
our game is lust going to go way
An injury to senior
setter/libero Taia Carrigan
forced Madden to move 5-foot,
10-inch senior Meghan
Sherman horom outside hitter to
setter. Sherman still finished
with six kills, 11 digs, three
blocks and 34 assists in the foul
games against Episcopal.
"Meghan did a stellar job as
usual," said Madden. "She
stepped up when it comes to
setting and carried the team.
She was a big leader."
While the team's motto for
2006 is "Fifteen strong," the
Panthers will begin the season
with only 12 healthy players. In
addition to the neck injury to
Cairigan, junior Brooke Wright
is nursing an ankle sprain suf-
fered during a volleyball camp
in early lulv and junior middle
hitter Lana Pancoast is on the
mend from knee and back
injuries. Madden said she hopes
to have her squad at full
strength in about two weeks.
In Saturday's fust match, a
tough and talented Bolles team
closed out Nease in three games,
27-25, 25-21 and 25-23.
Courtney Johnston led the way
for the Bulldogs with 18 kills,
nine service points (including a
pair of aces), and 10 digs.
For Nease, Sherman and
Cierra Pillsbury each recorded
11 service points, Meghan
.Oakley had seven kills, with
Sherman and Barden notching
five kills each. Sherman added
Proirc.v ROB DeAliGELO
Panthers senior Megnan Oakley lunges to return a serve against Episcopal High during the
Preseason Classic at Nease last Saturday. The event also included the Bolles girls volleyball
leam. After losing to Bolles, Nease beat Episcopal, 25-21, 23-25, 25-19 and 28-26.
16 assists and Pillsbury had 13
"W\Ve lost one, we won one. It's
preseason so it gives us a chance
to see how everyone plays and
see how they can handle the
pressure," Madden said. "It also
gave us a chance to see what we
needto work on. In practice
we'll work on our serve receive
and [we] still need to work on
our offense --especially choos-
ing the shot we're going to take
and becoming smarter hitters."
The Panthers open the regular
season Thursday when they
host Providence High. Junior
varsity action is slated for 5:30
p.m. with the varsity squad tak-
ing the court at about 6:45 p.m.
NOTE: NMeghan Sherman lust
returned from three weeks in
Slovenia where she played with
the Mislinia Juniors team. She
began playing with the team July
10 at a world challenge touma-
ment in Maribor featuring teams
from the Czech Republic, Hun-
gary, Croatia, Slovenia and the
Sherman played outside hitter
as Mislinja went 5-2 including a
loss in the championship gold
division match against the
Croatia junior national team.
The Nease senior will again
play for Mislinja in December's
Bring IT USA Bash 3 in lzola,
August 16 2006
August' 16, 2006
A spectacular week of fishing in many areas
T,7 he fishing doesn't get
| much better for king fish-
1. ermen than it did last
Tuesday and Wednesday in the
spoil area. Slow trollers couldn't
keep baits in the water. Sailfish
cruising in the same schools of
bait was an added bonus.
Chum fishermen are warm-
ing up for the August run of big
tarpon but to get to the tarpon
you have to fish through the
Jonathan Moran and Charlie
Keen on the "Fished Out,"
Capt. Dennis Young and crew
on the "Sea Dancer" and Capt.,
Kirk Waltz on the "Enterprise"
were the first to find the kings
Tuesday morning in the spoil
area. For several hours they
enjoyed some of the season's
Capt. Kirk with Mike
Schmidt, Dave Mickler and
Mike's son John caught 14
kings to 36 pounds, five sharks
and a barracuda. "
Jonathan Moran and Charles
Keen came into the spoil area a
few minutes later and not only
had 16'kings but caught a beau-
On Wednesday morning the
bite was still on. Capt. Kirk on
his "Enterprise" with David,
Bissel and son Brandon were
trolling the red hot spoil area !
again. They caught 13 kings, a
'cuda and two sharks. After
lunch they stopped by the jet-
ties and caught three redbass.
Another great day.
On Wednesday, Charles
Keen, James Gergley and
Jonathan Moran on Charles'
"Fished Out" caught 25 kings
and 12 'cuda.
Capt. Steve Proctor with his
children, nine-year-old Carson
and 11-year-old Zachery and
Callen on the "Blue Magic,"
were in the bite early on
Wednesday morning, too, and
brought their limit of eight
kings into the boat within an
They just sat and watched
the action for another hour. A
trip to remember for the
Capt. Dennis Young and his
party on the "Sea Dancer" were
back on Wednesday morning
and stayed hooked up all moni-
iin. They:caughlt -16-kings .
before going offshore and
catching another dozen and
jumping a sail fish.
Butch Garvin and Lowell
Breeding got a late start
Wednesdaymorning on the
"Early Times" but immediately
put a 35-pourid cobia in the
boat along with several nice
Capt. Kevin Faver on his
'"Double K" found tarpon in the
St. Augustine bait pods Sunday
morning. Allen Hieb worked
these pods with Kevin and
caught big tarpon.
Capt. Bob Langston on his
"Gaff It" 'with his guests Bernie
Bulah and Carl Manges
chummed off shanty town last
Saturday morning. Bernie
caught his first tarpon at about
50 pounds. Both Bernie and
Carl fought 12 big sharks.
..Capt. Mike Morris and his
fishing partner David King
chummed the red tops last
Friday morning. Mike caught a
100-pounder and jumped
another. They also caught 10
sharks. On another trip up the
river Mike arid David iced
down 70 yellowmouth trout.'
Last Sunday Capt. David King
with his grandson Michael
fished his favorite spot at
Nassau Sound and caught 42
whiting, 14 pompano and
Capt. Randall Dyal chummed
off shanty town last Thursday
morning with John Holmes,
Chris Ryan and Richard
Hardwick. They caught seven
huge blacktips weighing 150
Jetty Guide Fred Morrow
took his friend, Johnny Nettles,
and his son Brad to Nassau
Sound last week and they
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James Gergley with Mike
Tantarich on the "Head
Hunter" last Tuesday chummed
off P.V. with pogies. They had
plenty of action fighting 15 big
Capt. Dave Sipler fished the
jetties last Friday with the
Martin Harnm family. They
pulled in eight redbass to 30 /
inches, two sharks and a
stingray. On another trip Capt.
Dave, with Charles Cox,
anchored at the jetties and
caught four redbass and three
Capt. Bill Wilderotter fished
with friends Morris Anderson,
Chuck Darner and Francis
Porecase on his ''All She Wrote"
last Thursday. They trolled just
inside P.M. and. M.G.,for their
limit of kingfish and lots of
'cudas weighing up to 30
pounds. A great day.
Canal guide John Dyrssen
with friend John palahardt
from Blue Spring, Missouri,
worked the feeder creeks last
Wednesday with live shrimp
and caught 14 speckled trout
and one yellowmouth.
Adam Ross, and his friend
Patrick Law, put their live ,
shrimp in the creeks around the
little jetties and caught three
flounder, 10 jacks and several
ladyfish last Saturday.
Dustin Stayton and Mike
Wilson used both live and dead
shrimp at the mouth of their,
favorite creeks to catch trout
and redbass. On their trip last
week they caught eight nice
reds keeping their limit of two,
Capt. Jim Bell, with his son
Matt on their "Renegade," with
Aaron; Andrew, Chance and
Chase Dennis and their dad
Charles used fresh dead shrimp'
about 100 yards off the beach
at south P.V. and caught 48
whiting, yellowmouth and
Capt. Freddy Bridges, on his
"Bodacious" with his wife Judy'
and sons-in-law Steven Bonn
and Daniel Kelly, fished nine
mile on Saturday with live bait
and caught a big dolphin, a 28-
pound king and lots of 'cuda.
Jimmy.Holt slow trolled
Dunns Run on his
"Hunt'n'Fish" and boated nine
kings to 25 pounds;. ". '
Mike Wilson with a redbass he caught last week fishing feeder creeks off the canal with his friend
* Charles.Keen finished a great
week of fishing from his
"Fished Out"' on Saturday by
catching a pair of sailfish along
with eight, kings.
Northeast winds interrupted
the party ground bottom fish-
ing last Sunday but earlier in
the week anglers on both the
"Mayport Princess" and "King
Neptune" registered great catch-
es of stringer fish.
Anglers reported that they
had an extraordinary number
of throwback snapper just a lit-
tle too small to keep, but
,seabass, beeliners, triggerfish,
cobia and kings had them smil-
ing most of the week.
Calvin Holme and Monte
Davis had the best fresh water
report last week. They used
crickets to catch 96 bluegills at
Capt. Eddie Smith on his
"Turtle" Thursday morning
with Raymond and Gene
Smith, Lindsey Williams and
John Woods caught a few kings
in the spoil area before moving
out to P.M. to finish the day
with 15 kings to 27 pounds and
I On Friday the Bumett family
from Atlanta, Tom, Maria,
-Elizabeth and Yancey with .
Eric Tate gets ready to release his first tarpon caught recently
with Capt. James Campbell.
Capt. Eddie, went back to P.M. and Bob Schneider. They
and caught eight kings and four caught seven kings to 20
barracuda and on Thursday pounds on their half day.
'Capt.'Eddie's guests',were Jasorv '-Good Fishin'.
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Jones and Jones-Drew shine in preseason opener
A s the Jacksonville Jaguars
prepare for their first
ome preseason game
Saturday night against
Carolina, C6ach Jack Del Rio
has a lot to mull over, but
maybe a lot to be cheerful
He's not happy about the
way the Jaguars staggered
about like a drinking horse in
the first quarter down in
Miami, but he liked the way
the offense suddenly came to
in the second period when it
was down 10-zip.
What was going, on, fans and
aides alike wondered. How
come the Byron Leftwich
machine was sputtering like an
old Tin Lizzie?
Then the sun shone through
despite the night air, the U.S.
Marines spiritually arrived arid
presto! the Jaguars had come to
and were on the way to a tie
game, thanks to a stadium'
shaking 50-yard play from
Leftwich to Matt Jones on one
of the beautiful pass-catch-runsi
the Jags have seen since way
back in the Jimmy Smith days."'
That was followed by a 21-
yard field goal by Seth Marler,
brought back from the Twilight
Zone to fill in for wounded
If Marler goes down, maybe
they ,can bring back Mighty
Mouse Mike Hollis, 'one of the
early heroes in Jaguars history.
Mike would fit right in with
diminuitive Maurice Drew and
But the first story of the
night, and maybe'the biggest,
of all, despite the 31-26 victory
over the Dolphins, was the
long-awaited star flash of the
Arkansas traveler, Matt Jones.
That was the dazzling kind of
catch-and-scoot and dodging
the enemy Jaguars fans have
waited to see since the team
drafted him last year.
. Oh, Matthew, what kept you
so long? Minus his golden
locks (some claimed he met a
gal named Delilah and drifted
off to sleep on a date), maybe
that's, improved his speed.
After some of the draft duds
in,recent years, it's encouraging
to .see Matt Jones turning into
what Wayne Weaver and staff
expected when they opened
the safe to him in the 2005
Del Rio really didn't expect
to play the starters much after
the opening stanza and didn't.
This, as everyone knows, is the
time to' test the newcomers I
and see what they have to
offer, if anything.
It's also a time to let quarter-
backs David Garrard and
Quinn Gray out of cold stor-
age, massage them back to life
and.let them play with the big
boys. It gets. lonesome being
Garrard once again showed'
why he would make some
team a valuable starting QB,
passing for 172 yards (6-for-l1)
and two touchdowns. This, of
course, is only preseason, but
Garrard has proved himself
when filling in for me injured
Leftwich. : .
,Quinn Gray got the most of
his short tenure, completing
two-of-four and also having a
When they finally got going,
the Jaguars offense looked
about as well as expected, but_
it took a while to come, to the
The defense, expected to be
ready, was way behind and if it
hadn't been for an offense that
produced three THREE -
touchdown passes of more
than 50 yards, this game would
have gone down me drain.
Ironically, all three of those
passes were divided among the
three J pitchers.
Leftwich. is in no danger of
losing his job. Heaven forbid.
Mr. Weaver and Coach James
Harris will see to that But it's
comforting to know there are
u nderstudies who wouldn't be
a disgrace if pushed into play-
'And whatever became of
The entire story Saturday
night wasn't about Matt Jones
and the long passes; What
about Maurice Drew, also
known as Maurice Jones-Drew?
He made a dandy reception on
a Garrard pass and made his;,
Miami chasers look like turtles
trying to catch the hare, charg-
ing those 55 yards for a score.
They couldn't even catch the
hyphen in his name, much less
Jones-Drew stands to getjust
as much attention and praise
as expected when he was draft-
ed. He carried for 16 yards in
'four trips and returned a kick-
off for 20 yards. Even his quote
was colorful; -
"I don't have to worn' about
the coach behind me telling
me to move left or right," he
said. "I'm just out there doing
what I want to do."
If he keeps that up, the
coaches won't bother him.
It must have influenced Chad
Owens, the other 5-foot, 7-inch
receiver who scored on a 62-
I yarder from Garrard. Put them
together and Drew and Owens
could pass for bookends.
The .lags got lucky in Miami.
This week the defense must
also show up.
Moms running group opens local chapter
,o m r u n n ...,-,'- --J- *-,* *** '..
Jacksonville Beach's Carrisa,
Clifton has become the local,
representative for Web site
seeMOMMYrun.com, a, new
non-profit organization that.
helps moms find free running or
walking groups nationwide.
Clifton is one of more, than
14,000 women representing.
seeMNOMf Yrun.com,o and
mothers everywhere, to provide
free get together for running
and walking moms.
The seeMOMN fi'run organiza-
tion showcases the fact that
,women can set and achieve per-
sonal goals while still providing '
for their children, and families.
The group believes active moms
are sometimes the first and most
important role models for' their
children, inspiring them to get.
involved in sports and lead a,
The. seeMOMMYrun 2006
membership is ,made up of,
women ages 24 to 46 in states
across the country. Groups'
.paces, fitness routines, and run-
ning or walking goals vary great-
ly. One might see groups meet-
ing at local parks, participating
in local 5K running g~yents,
marathons, and even triathlons
nationwide. .. "
represent various stages of moth-
erhood, some with one young
baby while others manage thiee
or four children. Some of the "
mothers work full-time while .
.others stay at home with their '" ,
Clifton, is the Group Leader for
the Jacksonville Beachcombeis. U:
She is .also a part-time yoga
instructor and Arbonne
Consultant. With the help 'of
her 16-month-old daughter, Liy,
and co-leaders. Lesley and
daughter Caroline Clifton orga-'
nizes walks, play-dates, and
social gatherings., ii.
The Jacksonville Beach-
combers are 23 members strong '
and growing, according to
The seeMONMMlrun.com or-
ganization was formed to inspire Carissa Clifton, with daughter Lil
women everywhere to get ouft- Jacksonville Beach representative
side, with pr without the kids,
and stay active. 'Moms who par- or walking on a regular basis will
ticipate in sports can serve .as greatly influence a child's desire,
role models for their children,, to lead a healthy, active lifestyle.
helping kids steer clear of major SeeMOMMYrun.com is a free
issues such as childhood obesity. informational Web portal that
and even heart disease later in allows moms to communicate
life. and make their own arrange-
Getting the kids off the couch, ments for running or walking
away from the computer for a together in groups. The site pro-
little while. and outside. to enjoy videsr,,,-tiera4i,.ve schedule.,
the fresh air is a goal of the orga- group sign-ups, local race sched-
nization: SeeMOMMYrun hopes" .ules; and advice for active'mom ..
that seeing their moms running who want, to include baby in
y (third from right) is the
ve of seeMOMMYrunr.com.
their workout routines.
The site helps women stay
motivated and dedicated to stay-
ing fit while also forming like-
minded friendships for mothers
of all ages and stages, as well as
friendships for their children.
for more information about
groups natioqnigj. or agnDu
Fall registration for Jackson\ille
Beach Babe Ruth baseball will
take place Saturday, Aug. 19 from
9 a.m. until nooh at the conces-
sion stand behind Seabreeze
Elementary School. League is for
players ages 13-15 as of April 30.
Registration fee is $95. For
additional information phone
Russ Furtick at 2204)784.
Beaches Basketball League at
St. Paul's School includes an 8-
game season for kids ages 3 to
rising 6th graders. Four divisions
of play will be featured: Pre-K
(co-ed), K-lst (co-ed), 2nd-3rd
(boys and girls teams and 4th to
rising 6th with separate boys and
girls teams. ,
Cost is $85 and all players
receive a T-shirt and trophy. For
more information visit beaches-
basketball.com or phone Tommy
.Hulihan at 349-2611.
My Gym Children's Fitness
Center features programs for
children ages three months to 13
years old. Programs help kids
develop physically, cognitively
weekly classes incorporate music,
dance, relays, games, gymnastics,
sports and more.
SFor more information phone
Flag football is being offered-
for kids ages 5-17 at the
Univeisit' of North Florida and
in Ponte Vedra. Season starts in
For more information or to
register, visit www.i9sports.com.
,B .1W LIN6
at AGES 4-20
Fall Season Sign-up
SATURDAYS @ 10A.M.
818 Beach Blvd., Jax Bch
Sign-up Sat. 8/19
`, From 9:00 a.m. Noon
Only $8.50/wk. Reg. fee $26.
Call 249-3600 for info.
Ask about youth bowling.
Adult Leagues also forming,
Sun.-Thur., 249-5416 for info.;
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PONTE VEDRA 3BR/2.5BA,1500sf, just
remodeled, 42" Hickory cabinets, granite
counter tops, Iravertine floors, bamboo in
dining room. Berber carpet, hot tub, 2 car
garage, $318,000, 463-0505.
PONTE VEDRA, .Sawgrass TPC, 3/2, 2
car garage, lake, cul de sac, great shape,
moving. $309,000. 352-634-1805.
WATERFRONT COMMUNITY- BRICK
4/2.5, pool+ spa, 2984sf, boat slip sepa-
rate, 465-4328 MLS#312424 $419,000.
OPEN HOUSE,\Jax Beach, Sunday 3-
5Spm. 3BR 2BA, corner lot, wood floors,
move-in ready. Very.nice. 802 3rd Ave. N.
Vanguard GMAC RE 803-6560
NEPTUNE BCH FSBO 4BR/3.5BA.
Ocean view. 2540sl 1/2 block to ocean,
1/2 block to town center Numerous up.
grades. Reduced -$799,500. 115 Orange
St. Broker/owner. 725-0302 or 887-8237.
ATL BCH HOME $209,900
FSBO. GOOD' Starter Homel 618-1
Dutton Island Dr. West;, 3BR/1.5BA. New
A/C, roof, windows, doors, and applian-
ces. By appointment only. Call David
247-0665 (home). 704-2337 iceil).
A MUST SEE
PONTE' VEDRA Bch/ FAIRFIELD gated
community, direct lake' with. spectacular
views. Impeccable, 3BR/2BA, single story
"doll house" with deck, open floor plan/ 10'
ceilings; all upgrades, 2.car garage,
$399,000, (904)543-13,86, 891-1388(cell),
FSBO, 4BR/3BA, large' private lot,
6 blocks to beach. $335,000. 463-3738
JAX BEACH: 5BR/2BA, 2300sf On 2 lots.
New roof, heat pump, plUmbing & siding.
$425,000 OBO. 249-8637.
FSBO, AT the beach. Adorable
3BR/1BA 4 bonus. Fenced yard. 1551
Sunset Dr Jax Bch. $284,900. 241-6102.
Pets & Animals
310 Pets for Sale
340 Lost/Found Pets
420 Legal Services
425 Legal Notices
440 Misc. Lost/Foun
500 P-T Help Wante
510 F-THelp Wante
'520 Job Services
530 Bus. Opportunity
540 Child Care
550 Work Wanted
600 Services ,
601 Air Conditioning
607 Auto/Boat Detailir
608 Auto Repair
609 Bus. Services
619 Electrical Servic
620 Equip. Rentals
623 Finan. Services
631 Computer Servi
634 Lawn Mower
635 Lawn Svc/
637 Marine Const.
645 Moving & Storage
648 Pre;sure Washing
Service Guide cont.
651 Post Control
ck 652 Plumbing
s 653 Pools
655 Rain Gutters
675 Sprinkler &Wells
d 677 Tree Service,.
0ols 678 Tile
. 685 Wallpapering
S690 Water Treatment
d Health Services
: 700 Massage Therapy
S710 Health Care Serc
800 For Sale
805 uslo & Instr.
: 810 Antiques
g 815 Auctions .
820 Wanted to Buy'
840 Garage Sales
850 Jax Beach
:es 852 Neptune Beach
'854 Atlantic Beach
856 Mayport :
857 Ponte Vedra
858 West Beaches
ces 856 Jacksonville
862 Estate Sales
905 Auto Rental
ADORABLE BEACH home, 3/2, 1 car car-
port, large backyard for entertaining
w/new swim spa and decking throughout,
sitting on two large city lots, beautiful
oaks. Reduced to $343,500. 941 Ruth
Ave. Motivated seller,(904)338-4303.
PALMS @ MARSH LANDING
2BR/ 2BA condo, upgraded tile & carpet,
backs to preserve, motivated seller.
WATERFRONT- HECKSHER DR.
Coastal living home w/ pool & dock, over
..VILLAGES OF PABLO
4BR/2BA huge cul-de-sac lot, community
pool and tennis, minute to the Beaches A+
school. $288,900. '
I r Io. WATERFRONT ICW
Ponle Vedra Bch.- Roscoe Blvd. Custom
built New Construcilon, over 4000sf
75x400 lot. Call for. email of floor plan
$1.925 million. '
ISLE OF PALMS
3BRi' 2BA, all brick, 2+ garage, backs to
small creek leading to intracoastal,
EAST OF Al A
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
Totally remodeled 4BR/ 2.SBA, limestone
floopring, slate countertops, custom cabi-
nets and lighting. Owned by professional'
'kitchen/, bath designer. GORGEOUSI
Must seel $549,900. .
INVESTOR ALERT PVBI
TWO 1BR/ 1BA +loft Ponte Vedra Beach
Condos, upgrades Including granite & tile
floors, fireplace, custom lighting, private
beach access, tennis, fitness room. 1 unit
currently leased. $189,900 & $195,900,
15TH AVE; S.- SOUTH JAX BEACH
Key West style cottage, adorable with
huge great room, private backyard, great
for entertaining, Low maintenance land-
scaping. $323,900. I
WINDSOR POINTE CONDO
Motivated seller! 2BR/2BA, downstairs
unit, fireplace, wood floors, 1car garage.
Offered at $154,900.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
Dolphin Cove. PVB, 3BR/2BA, huge cor-
ner lot, all brick, cul-de-sac, updated tile in
main living area Ready to go' $304.900.
JOHNS CREEK ICW
3BR/ 3BA w/large bonus room. popular
floor plan w/lormal Inving! dining room.
covered lanai, in ground swim spa. 01-
lered at $339,500
SAN PABLO CREEK
3BR/2.5BA, corner lot, exc. condition ,.
close to beaches & schools. $269,500.
Upgraded home In San Pablo Circle.
3BR/2BA home w/spacious master suite
Fenced back yard. large den, immaculate-
ly maintained. Offered at $328,900.
MARSHFRONT- OFF SAN PABLO RD.
3BR/2BA. Large lot. no HOA. beautiful
views Overlooking marsh. $324,900
NEAR NOCATEE- NEASE HS
4/2 HOME in Walden Chase off CR 210,
never lived in, huge great room, $349,900.
SELL YOUR HOME STARTING AT $2950
COURTYARDS -A.B. Rented until March
'07, this 2/2 condo near base/ beaches is
perfect for 1st time buyer or Investor. Pri-
vate courtyard area, no stairs, flat unit.
CYPRESS CREEK- Near Mayport Elem.&
Wonderwood, nice, 3/2, 2 car gar. freshly
painted, new vinyl and more.$194,900.
VILLAS AT CROSS CREEK- 3/2, 2 car
gar., nice lot, stainless appliances, Keman
HARBOUR SPRINGS- 4/2,2 car gar.
Newer area, very open, beaut.stone fire-
place, fenced yard. corner lol Close to
schools/ beaches. Just listed. $219,900.
ASHLEY WOODS- 4/2, 2 car gar. over
2000sf. This. home is better than new,
really. Huge kitchen, and master bed and :
bath. Formal dining, and formal living,
(currently used as office or 4th bdrm. 2
yrs. old. $275 000 I
SAN PABLO & BEACH BLVD AREA-
Tivoli Subdiv. Nice, 3/2, 2 car gar, minutes
from beaches, shopping, newer home, Ig.
yard. $248,900. .
ARLINGWOOD SUDIV-Thls 3/2 must be
seen to be appreciated. Older nice area
but home has been re-done. Your own
paradise for 0nly $187,900
BROOKWOOD FOREST- 3125 Town-
home with gar. 1600sf. reduced to
ARLINGTON HILLS- Cute,' 3/2, covered,
parking, nice yard.. Great starter
DAMES PT.AREA-DUNNS PLANT;
TION, 4/3, over 30K In upgrades, below
appralsal,better than a model home'
CRESTWICK CROSSING- Pulaski area,
near schools/ shopping, newer 412,
2200st. approx priced for quick sale at
BONAPARTE CROSSING,. newer home,
4/2, near schools & shops. $237,000.
HOME FINDER REALTY
221-1711 OR 241-5501.
PVB SAWGRASS (NORTHGATE)
Charming 3BR/2BA sep. LR/DR, FR w/
fireplace. screened patio, ear-in kilcnen,
new roof, carpet & paint $499,500.
Sought after Marsh Sound!!
4BR/3BA, 2467 SF. Lovely home on a Cul-de-
sac, corner lot. Vol. ceilings with custom rile and
carpet throughout Huge Nlaster Suite w/ tre\
ceijngs, garden rub. Great room % ith fireplace.
s~ pr4~A asdso iued for souibd, AbT security
sys, AHS home warranty REDUCED! $374.000:
Call Evelyn & Steve Martin,
and "Double the Magic"
(904) 887-7053 Evelyn s Cell
(904) 887-7409 Steve's Cell
Put the "Martin Magic" to work for you today!
JAX BEACH 2BR/2BA condo Pnced
oelow market. Into & photos @
13715 N Richmond Park Dr. #305 Wind.
sor Pointe, $184.900. 3BR/2BA. 1500st.
w/garage Lowest pnced condo in Wind.
sort Beauliul family room. bright kitchen &
convenient inside laundry room. gorgeous
master suite w/walk-in closet & pnvate
bathl Call Assist 2 Sell Buyers & Sellers
Real Estate. 247-4442 or. view online @
Jaxbesthomes.com. I I
PVB CONDO, 2BR/2BA, golf view, close
.to beach. $212K, lease/ purchase option.
2BR/2BA CONDO in gated community
w/marsh view. Unit has tile, vaulted ceil-
ing, and new appliances. Greal ammeni-
ties! Unit comes w/new 32 plasma TV at
closing, $199,900 Call James 708-0880
PONTE VEDRA- CONDO
Estate sale Deluxe 2/2 new urni lake-
view, many upgrades! Resort pool, park
setting, $14k below market, $217k. Open
GREAT INVESTMENT PROPERTY. Con-
do for SALE in Mayport Landing. 2/2,
1041sf. $130,000. Call (904)-338-7350 for'
1 Block from the beach for under $300K! 2/2 upstairs,
double-entry, exposed brick, corner fireplace. quiet
balcony, and much more. Start enjoying your
new life at the beach today!
Call Bet*y Santiago
JAX BEACH- 5 blocks to ocean. 312.5
1974sl, beach cottage Bonus rm, large
17x23 family rm, formal dining rm, kitchen
with 42" maple cabinel, new carpet &
paint, huge deck, wood spa Move in
ready. Must seel 561 Upper 81h Ave. S.,
LEASE' PURCHASE Secret Woods Brick
home, 3BR/2BA, 1895sf. $284.900 OBO.
Bring all oters. Independent Brokers
FSBO 3t2 East of 3rd SIreet, 3603 1st SI
Souln Email email@example.com
BENTWATER- ICW, 4BR/2BA, 4200sI.
tile. pool, lake lot, cul-de-sac, $295,000.
NC MOUNTAINS 7 acres on mountain top
in gated community, view, trees, waterfall
& large public lake nearby. paved private
access, $99,500 owner, t866)789-8535
LIVE IN AB <$400,000.5 blocks to ocean,
lakefront, pool. 3BR/2.5BA, 2 car garage.
See to appreciate. 518 Selva Lakes Cir-
cle. $395,000. 904-994-4220.
.EXECUTIVE COUNTRY- nome ne4r _aQn-
e.;.,lle,-.13Keview, upsol) irs- ripa bl ,.suie
w/office, 413. 2950sf, 5 acres, built 2002.
$469,000. Independent Brokers 904-710-
JAX BEACH 2BR/1'.5BA townhouse, ce-
ramic iile floors, CH&A. laundry room, ap-
pliances, patio, pnvacy fenced yard,
$1000/mo, no pets,i 1 year lease,
OPEN SUNDAY 1-3.
This upscale 3br/ 2 1/2ba townhome has it
all! Supenor quality and construction. De-
signer fnishes. coral stone floors, granite
counters. Fabulous rooftop deck Steps to
beach. Move in condition. 323 7th St.
HARBOUR SPRINGS- 4/2,2 car ar.
Newer area, very 6pen, beaut. stone fire-
place, fenced yard,. comer lotL Close to
schools/ beaches. Just listed. $219,900.
HOME FINDER REALTY,
221-1711 or 241-5501.
FSBO. 4BR/2BA, Walden Chase, large
fenced yard, PV Schools.'Close attorney
provided. $299,000. 382-0877.
JB: 832 1st St S and/or 111 9th Ave S.
Two beach houses, dceanview, 241 7634.
701 BEGONIA St. W., AB. Single family
home, 3BR/ 2BA. Ig fenced yard, new
roof, $195,000 339-2066. .
ISLE OF Palms, 3/2, new paint inside &
out, fixtures, carpet, windows, landscap-
ing, sprinkler system, A/C & roof.
$265,00p. Tim 509-9071.
WATERFRONT COMMUNITY, all brick,
3BR/2BA, 2025sf, -community boat ramp,
$324,900, Magnolia Properties
MLS#309909. Call 465-4328, 348-5665.
BEST BUY IN AB
3BR/2BA, 1328sf, end unit townhome,
great condition, gorgeous landscaping,
new siding new A/C, fantastic location!
$182,900, Realty Executives Ponte Vedra.
Call Ivana 891-9157.
-44I% 5-BEACH RENTALS %5BEGRNTS
Unfurnished Homes Penman Road NB 3BR/2BA home Unfurnished Condos -
Sawgrass Players PV 3BR/2BA, w/screened porch, fenced backyard, large Ocean Links PV
spacious home, interior completely lot. $1300/mo, Screened porch, fireplace, amenities ;I
remodeled, light and bright, 2 car garage. Las Palmas PV 3BR/2BA duplex 2BR/2BA, second floor. $1 100/mo.
. $2650/mo. w/hiew carpet, new kitchen, garage, fresh Palms at Marsh Landing JB
Fairfield PV 3BR/2.5BA, two story paint. $1200/mo. Scene porch, ile floors, amenities.
home w/screened porch on water, 2 car Furnished Homes a
garage. $1850/mo. Villages of Vilano SPV 2BR/2BA, iBR/1BA, ground floor, recently updated.
Solano Cay PV 4BR/2.5BA, two story oceanfront condo, wood floors, upgrades, $900/mo.
home w/spacious floor plan, patio, comm. garage, amenities. $1400/mo. 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, vaulted I
pool. $1700/mo. Intracoastal West ceilings. $1150/mo.
f Dolphin Cove PV 4BR/2BA, home Wolf Creek Hodges 2BR/2.5BA, new 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, garage. ,
wall new interior, tile floors, garage, end unit townhouse, screened porch, $1195/mo.
fenced backyard. $1500/mo. .preserve views, amenities. $1095/mo. Snunerhouse PV
Villages of Solano PV 3BR/2.5BA, Point Meadows (ate Pkwy 3BR/2BA Newly renovated, new carpet, baths, kitchen, -
townhouse has loft, garage, patio, very 4th floor w/elevator, all appliances, fitness
neutral and clean: $1500/mo. center, club pool. $1150/mo. tile, fireplace, walk to shps, great amenities.
434 9th Avenue N.- JB 3BR/1BA, home Pablo Point San Pablo 3BR/2BAhome 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor. $1000mo.
- has hardwood floors, all new interior, on large lot, tile floors, fenced backyard, 2BR/2BA, furnished. $1495/mo
fenced backyard. $1495/mo. two car garage. $1500/mo
Beach Avenue AB 2BR/1BA, 2nd story Riverbrook at Glen Kernan Hodges
duplex, ocean views, wood deck, wood 5BR/3BA brick home w/fenced backyard, REMAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE '4
floors. $1400/mo. comer lot, 2700sqft, two car garage $1895/mo. Shannon Smith
Beach Walk SPV 2BR/2BA, home w/ Pablo Bay San Pablo 4BR/3BA newer we(904) 285-5640
wood deck on lagoon, beach cabana, home on water, upgrades throughout, open
comm. pool & tennis. $1400/mo. floor plan. $1995/mo.
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PONTE VEDRA POOL HOME. 5BR/5BA
on lake w/2917st.. screened pool and. spa,
bonus room, wood and tile floors, in-law
suite, 3 car garage, WOW! $679,000.
Contact Phyllis Staines with RE/MAX
Coastal Real Estate at 904-476-SOLD or
Ocean Cay- FSBO. 664 Bonaire Circle,
2200sf. w/great room, 3BR/2BA.
Located on mature pond. Granite, wood
floors, new paint. $529K will co-op.
MOVE IN READY. updated and relinishea
3BR/2.5BA home located at 1404 Decla-
ration Dr. Jax Beach This solid onck
home sits on a beautful lake view lol and
Is close to beaches, shopping and the
JTB. Just reduced and ready to sell 904-
4/2 HOME w/ pool on corner lot Great
neighborhood. $369,900. Call for details
824-5287 or 509-7340.
MOTIVATED SELLER Renovated 3/2 sfh
All Bch W. New features Incid: entrance
doors, decK, sinks, oilets. master tub, mo-
saic kilcnen counter, mosaic master bath
front yard w/prvate garden entry. Home
warranty&$250 Lowes gift cert. Looking
for quick, sale. 9$184,500 (negotiable)
ICW KENSINGTON- 3BR/2BA, 1560sf,
cul-de-sac, screened porch, $230,000.
742-6230. ;. ;
INDIAN SPRINGS, 3BR/2.5BA wlpool,
4 miles 1to beach. Renovated. $259,000.
12778 Sekani Way. (9041521-7021.
ATLANTIC BEACH HOME
3BR/1BA. large lot, walk 10 parksibeach
Newer kitchen floors and AC. Appraised at
$225000. sell below appraisal at
$210.000. Great investment opportunity
651-6748 or 247-9244.
: ATLANTIC BEACH
1483 Laurel Way,
Custom built Key Wesi style 2-slory. only
3 years young, over 2100sl located in hid-
den paradise, a marsh fronl community
First floor master bedroom suite, master
bath wflacuzzi and separate shower Gas
Irplc w/gas appliances, cozy screened
porch, custom drapenes, and blinds plus
all appliances convey. Asking $384.900.
Call Owned Agent Shirley Lee, Assist 2
Sell, Buyers & Sellers Real Estate.
Cell# 568-6909/ office 247-4442. View
online at www.jaxbesthomes.com
IC WEST, off N. Kernan, Mt. Pleasant
S/D, 4/2/2, 1850sf, new paint, carpet, tile
& more. $248,500. 318-3719.
SELVA LAKES condo for sale- on lake.
3BR/ 2.5BA, new kitchen- cabinets & ap-
pliances, many upgrades, screen porch.
$359,900. Call (904)247-8418.
WATERFRONT MODEL HOME'
3BR/2.5BA has 2-705sf. w.spacious open
family room, gas fireplace, formal dining,
loft, over $71,000 in upgrades! Two
screened lanais, open deck, and balcony
overlooking your private dock. $889,000.
Contact Phyllis Staines with RE/MAX
Coastal Real Estate at 904-476-SOLD or
OPEN HOUSE, NEP BEACH
Saturday 11-2pm. FABULOUS custom
built home on the marsh. 3yrs old, 5BR
3.5BA, swimming pool, hot tub, gourmet
kitchen. 1542 Emma Ln. Stop by! Van-
guard GMAC RE. 803-6560.
JAX BEACH, 942 16th Avenue North.
3/1.5 1712SF. Large Yard & only 8 blocks
to the beach. Buyer incentives offered.
Owner-Agent. Cornerstone Realty, Inc.
WATER FRONT! Newly Remodeled!
FSBO,: Gorgeous view, everything new!
2/2, single family, Sawgrass TPC, Below
market price! $284,900. (9141371-9088.
With an accepted offer
on any of these homes!
4234 Tradewinds Drive
3/2.5 former model, dock
4/2, fml Ir/dr $285k
12929 Deep River Way
.21 acres reduced $30k
Spacious 3/2 + office $275k
2465 Misty Water Dr. W.
Fncd yrd, reduced $15k
4/2 on .27 acres $345k
1502 4th Ave. N. Jax Beach
Updated, hot tub, deck, lanai
Jax Beach Condo S145k
1800 The Greens #304
Marshview, apples, lanai
FSBO, NEPTUNE Bch 3BR/3BA. shake/
shingle home. excellent condilon 227
North St. $549.000. (904) 233-2151
ATLANTIC BEACH, 562 N Nautical Bou.
levard, 3//22 1380SF. Completely Reno-
vated New Kitchen Buyer incentives ol-
fered Owner-Agent. Cornerstone Realty,
INTRACOASTAL WATER. deep wafer ac-
cess 3BR/2.5BA. 1800si, new roof, hard-
wood floors, 2 car garage 2 boat lihs
EAST OF AlA. 2BR/2BA condo. No mini-
mum lease term, $299,900. Kathy Tiliakos
realtor, Vanguard Realty. 465-3053.
q WM REAUIW,-
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
PVB. 1BR/1BA. 550sI. tiled, new applIan-
OCEANSIDE SAWGRASS Beach Club ces. ground floor. $145.900 285-6325
Villa, beautifully renovated, good income
history, $259,900, (904)962-6876. OCEANFRONT CONDOS
Many units priced thousands below ap-
LIVE AT the beach for under $150,0001 praised value. Fabulous Costa Verano
Adorable 1BR/I1BA condo.w/marsh views, Condo over 2200sf.' Call for details and
new paint, new flooring & screened-in pa- appqlntments. ASSIST 2 SELL Buyers &
tlo. $148'900. Call Stephanie Reynolds Sellers Real Estate, Call 247-4442 or 568-
(904)333-8321', Keller WIlllams Realty. 6909 or 568-6867. Ask forShirley Lee or
-A- Ed Quasky..
AT THE BEACH!
So. Jacksonville Beach, brand new, rede-
veloped Oceans Edge. E. of Third. Luxuri-
ous 1BR 1BA condo, 3rd floor, all ameni-
ties. Must sell 299,900. Call June Gage-
Pettit, Magnolia Properties, 994-3608.
2BR/2BA CONDO, 1-mile to beach, close
to shopping, granite countertops, wobd &
berber throughout, w/marsh view. Gated
community, Including gym, pool, & tennis.
$227,500 plus 6 'months of prepaid condo
fees. Call Ted (904) 537-7896.
PERFECT JAX. BEACH CONDO.
2BR/2BA. Less 1 ml. to beach. 1156sf.,
refurbished 2005: new tile & capet; paint,
kitchen, etc Security gated community,
alarm, cathedral ceilings, walk in closet,
cent. air, screened In porch. Without a re-
altor I will negotiate price. $210,900,
JAX BEACH-2 yr old 3/2 garage, consider
lease option, 259,900; .Owner/ Agent.
PONTE VEDRA,. 1BR/1BA, 750sf., open
floor plan, 1car garage, hickory cabihels,
granite countertops Travenine sione
floors, slate shower. 199.900
CONDO 2BR/2BA.' Gate Parkway area.
Home is on the pool w/balcony. Adjacent
to clubhouse. Gorgeous views. Includes
wood floors, granite counter tops, stain-
less appliances, W/D, .wainscot, fluted
casing, crowr molding; new lighting and,
plumming, walk in closets, property in-
cludes computer lab, fitness center and
other ammenities. $192,000. 318-4542
OCEANFRONT 2/2, garage, pool, views
from every room. $519,900. Owner/ agent
VALENCIA NEW' Luxury condo.
2BR/2.5BA. 1622sf. Upgrades, end unit.
Ready in fall. $469K. (904) 716-9236.
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PVB- 2/2 Townhouse built in computer
station In loft, pool, tennis, $214,900.
SCH Consulting Broker 710-8858.
OCEAN VIEW, JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA,
vaulted ceiling, beautiful tile. Bright, open
floor plan. No dogs. $485,000.
All Real Estate
A A RAYBREAULT
S.L .-1 '. President
MORTGAGE A1A Mortgages, LLC
1328 THmD SrmEFr NorH
JAC'S.oNviLLe BEACh, FL 32250
PnOnrE: 904-247-7414 FA.: 904-247-7475
DOUBLE WIDE, 3BR/2BA. It was an
artist's paradise. New simulated wood
floors In kitchen and den. Asking $16,000.
SINGLE WIDE. Must See Interior. Close
to beacn. Jacuzzi tub and tile W/D includ-
ed Asking $8500. 992-2265.
BEACHES OFFICE/ WAREHOUSE,
2850st., $2850/mo Includes elec & water.
Call Baert 241-3111 tExt. 11)
For lease. Located behind the Tree Steak
House. 7600sf, available, dividable by
2300sf and 5300sf. Pis call 904-993-2222.
WALK TO BEACH
2/1 townhouse, W/D Included, CH/A, ce-
ramic tile, approx. 900sf. 405 14th Ave. S.,
Jax Bch. No pets. $800/mo, $900/sec.
JAX BEACH, re4 Blocks to Ocean. PV BCH,. Solano Woods, 3BR 2BA, Call
1BR/1BA Apartment, $550/mo. 220 4th Cindy Brown, PVB Realty, 613-6423
RtretSo. (904)8916-606,. (352)78-216t .
ATLANTIC BCH townhome. 2/2, fresh
pairt, squeaky clean, private patio, all,
appl. Half mile to great beach. $875/mo
plus dep. 422-5091. :, ;
RENTAL- CONDO- MAYPORT .
2 large bedrooms- 1 1/2 baths including
refrigerator w.' ice maker dishwasher.
washer & dryer separate dining area le-
place in living room, completely .:arpeled,
Iresh & clean. Includes pool. secuiry sys-
lem plus additional outside locKea slor-
age facility $850/mo. lyr lease, aeposil &
references required Call evenings 285-
'8325 or cell 403-9297
SOUTH JAX Bch. 2BR/2BA fully fumish-
ed, 1 car garage, fenced yard. Includes
wireless, internet, and cable. Completely
updated. 3 blocks from beach. For photos
e-mail mariaeugeni.rolo-@ bellsouih net.,
$1o.00morin Sron or long i.rm lease.
ATLANTIC BCH- 633 Stocks St:
3BR/2BA, $1000/MO, Year Lease.
3BR/2BA, CENTRAL heating and air.
$1200/month. Arlington 472-3070...
3BR/1BA San Marco, central heating and
air. $1,000/month. 472-3070
INTERCOASTAL Condo 2BR'1BA in- PONTE VEDRA BEACH. Sawgrass
cludes washer/ dryer. pool & Illness cen. Players Club, 3BR/2BA. $1650/mo..
ler. $1050imo 1904)728-0393. (904)613-5854.
JAX BCH. 1116 1st St. S 3BR,2BA JAX BEACH- near ocean, 3BR/1BA.
CH&A. W/D. dishwasner $1390,mo 803- Lease, references required. 218 4th Ave.
3099 or 821-9751. South. $1295/mo. (904)221-4134, 703-
PONTE VEDRA. Gated comm. 2/2, super51
amenities, No smoking, $1100/mo 4 WEST BEACHES, 1276 Broad Wing.
month rent free 838-4367. 4BR/2BA, executive brick home.
,- ,r^ ,n .... ,,,o o2o/2 $1395/mo, VIP Realty 962-6190.
P11I VtUHA, gae iownnouse, we,
attached garage, pool, gym. $1050/mo,
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, clean
and 'new inside, balcony, 2BR, WDHU,
nreat nparkin.n 995/mo. 280-2805.
ONE BLOCK TO BEACH
1 Bedroom with great ocean view, W/D,
ceramic tile floors, balcony, walk-in closet,
reserved parking. $925 Ocean View
Apartments, 160 7th Avenue North
PONTE VEDRA- 2BR/2BA condol Club
pool, exercise & morel $975/mo.
3BR/2BA, $1100/mo. All South Realty,
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
1/2 BLOCK ocean, Ig 2-3BR/ 1BA apt.
mWssiiW'^F'^IR AM EM^vs^S^^
ATLANTIC BEACH, fully furnished.
3BR/2BA. Hot tub, deck, fireplace. 2 car
garage, walk to beach, golf arid tennis
club. Mint $2200/month.
3BR/1BA, LARGE fenced ,yard CH&A,
WDHU, $950/mo. 241-1857.
.. ....... 1. JAX BEACH- 428 3rd Ave' So:, 2BR/1BA
2BR/1BA JAX Beach Condo, 4 blocks to house CH&A fenced yard. $825/mo,
beach, CH&A. $1000/mo. +$500 dep. (9041891-0696 or i35214)78-2161.
Available 9/1. (904)338-1880. -- / A. I N
'- IV t:St U' kl ,BR/41BA 908 12tOh St. Nk
UPGRADED SUMMER Sands Town-.
home, 2BR/2.5BA, peaceful, quiet. Backs
to greenbelt. Enclosed porch/ patio
w/open deck and 'ond. W/8, community
pool, lawn : maintenance included Long
lease, Available after 9/15. garage
415Belleza PonteVedra 1/1 781
511 Belleza Ponte Vedra 2/2 1200'
213Belleza PonteVedra .' 2/2 1012
72 The Fountains Ponte Vedra "2/2 ," 1260
2 The Fountains Ponte Vedra 3/2.5 1800
204 Tournament Road Ponte Vedra/Fairfield 2/2 ,1200
,612 Miramar Lane Ponte \edra/Sawgrass CC 2/2 1200
748 Marsh Cove.Latne Ponte Vedra 3/2+loft, 1650'
2806 St. Marc Court 'Ponte Vedra/L'Aurium 3/2 1600
10061 Rough Creek Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass CC 2/2 1465
371 19th Street Atlanuc Beach 3/2 I loft 2150
1979 Spoonbill St. Ja/San Pablo Rd 3/2 1700
33.13 LighLhousi Poinie an J.\ Beach 3/3 2144
804 Templeton Lane Pone \edra/Walden Chase4/2 1700
106 Bermuda Bay Ponte Vedra 3/2 1800.
97 Voyager Court Ponte \edra/Sangr3s TPC3/2 1750
13874 White Herron Place Jax/Pablo Bay 4/3 2482
224 Seamist Court Ponte Vedra/Seaside 3/2 .2100
13 Players Club Villa P6nte Vedra/Sawgrass TPC ,33 13 2200
6033 Bridgewater Circle Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass TPC3/2.5 2000
2001 Windjammer Ln South Ponte Vedra 3/3.5 + ofc 3009
529 Sunset Drive. Ponte Vedra 3/2.5 ',2900
1977 Sed tlla Bl d. Atlantic Beach 4/3+bpnus rm 2800
70 Beach Cottage Lane Atlantic Beach 4/4 :,, 2800
117 Deer Cove Drive Ponte Vedra/Mlarsh Landing 4/2.5 2000
408 Seaspray Lane Ponte Veora by the Sea 4/3 2650,
9910 Prest9n Trail Ponte Vedra/Sawgrass.CC 3/2.5 2900
804 Metropolitan Jax Beach/Oceanview 3/2 1799
628 Preserve.View Drive Palm Vallei/Mllarsh Harbor 4/4+bonus rm3100
2451 Sourl Pone Vcdra BhId South Ponte Vedra 3/2.5 3500
J l( l:Im|"rI" 0
$ 900/wkBeach Club Villas Saw grass Beach Club Eff. 6 600
$1100/wk 49 Tifton Way North Sawgrass Country Club 2/2.5 1500
$1100/, k 17" Ave. North w/pool Jax Beach 3/1.5 1500
$1400 The Colony Ponte Vedra 2/2 1100
$1500 741 Spinnaker's Reach Sawgrass Beach Club 1/1, 700
$1600/wk 2839 S. Ponte Vedra S. Ponte Vedra 3/1.5 1500
$1800/wk2503 S. Ponte Vedra S. Ponte Vedra 4/2.5 2100
$1800/wkThe Reireat Ponite Vedra/Oceanfront 2/2 1600
$2000 Vista Del'Mar Jax Beach/Oceanside 3/2 1700
$2200 Quail Point II Sawgrass Country Club 2/2, 1800
$2200 444 La Reserve Circle Ponte Vedra/L'Atrium 2/2+office 1600
$2300 92 Tifton Way North Sawgrass Country Club 3/2' 1900
$2400 3494 Coastal Hwy Viland Beach 3/2 1600'
$2500 117 Deer Cove Drive Ponte Vedra/Marsh Landing 4/2.5 2000
$2500/wk728 Oceanfront Neptune Beach/Oceanfront 3/2.5 w/gamerm2600
$2600 826 Spinnakers Reach Sawgrass/Beach Club 1/2 1100
$2700/wk 2824 Coastal Hwy Vilano Beach/Oceanfront 6/4 ,4000
$2800 2841- S Ponte Vedra Blvd. S. Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront4/2 2100
$3000 703 Landmark (7 mo.min.) Jax Beach Oceanfront 3/2 1829
$4000 408 Berkman Plaza Jax/Downtowh Riverfront 2/2+loft 2100.
$5500 1931 Beach Ave(3mo.min.) Atlantic Beach 3/3 2400
** PetsNegotiable No Purebred or mix of the following dogs
allowed on our properties:
Pit/American Bull, Chow, German Shepherd,
Rottweller, Doberman Pinscher. **
**Other furnished properties also available
Daily, Weekly and Monthly.**
Call today to book your next vacationli
228 Ponte Vedra Park Dr. Suite 500
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
MAYPORT LANDING 2BR.2BA -own.
home Central Heat and Air and WDHUJ
1243 Mayport Landing Dr $790,'monir,
$790/deposil 280-2728 leave message.
MAYPORT 3BR/ 2BA. 2 car gar. 1400sf.
fencea yard, $1200/mo. 536-1198.
7C PV Ct Townhome cozy 2BR/1.5BA,
$975/mo.. Candlerhomes.com 327-0558.
MOBILE HOMES. $500 to $550, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
OCEANFRONT 1BR/ 1BA, 108 orange St.
Nep Bch, precious inside downstairs.
S1200/mo incl. util (661)803-6275.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BRi2BA, upstairs,
covered balcony, WDHU very private.
Many extras No large dogs $1045/mo.
S. JAX BCH 2 & 3 BR
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$1195/mo.' 4151 Tradewinds, 4 BR water
front $1500/mo. 241-7368, 733-3730.
VILANO BEACH Townhouse, 1000ft to
k __-h 10lf *-. 6r I. .-- r>hl.-
JAXBC E;H. Nice 31:11111 ub i .LII u iN.
Available 9/3. $1,070. No pet. pets. 242-0544.
JAX BEACH 3/1 *bonus rm. newly re-
modedled. large lenced yard pets OK
w.oeposil $1175 mce 241-6102, \
MONTH TO Monlh, 2,2, ICW, W'D. newly
renovated $1250 mo i90457t-5517
PVB- 2BRi2BA. garage. immaculale No
pets, $1375.'mo Availaole 9'1, 273-3970 .
3BR/2BA, 221 Oleander St.;, den, deck,;
Savage, hardwood. WDHU. Pets welcome
CHARMING 'BEACH :HOUSE, walk to
beach 2BR/2BA +bonus, yard service
included. S. Jax Beach $1350/mo.
LARGE 3BRi2BA O6r rent wiln option to
buy CH&A. all appliances lurrnished
Large Iront ,ard lenced-rn backyard
$975,mro +waler and electric Intercoasial
and Ailantlc 1730 Riverview Drive. Call
ATLANTIC BEACH, SELVA LAKES 2BR
2.5BA .townhome, vaulted ceilings. frplc.,
Ig heated & A/C Florida room 2car gar.,
comm. pool. Fresh paint & new carpet, on
lake, 4 blocks to beach, lyr lease. Avail.
October, $1400/mo. Call 246-8294.
PONTE VEDRA, Vacant 3BR/2BA, com-
munity pool, pets OK. $1400/mo. 241-
JAX BCH, Oceanside 3/3.5 beautifully &
fully furnished townhome w/ many up-
grades. $3000/mo. 242-2534 & 614-8440.
oeacn. 2/2, 1 car gar., year lease, Private
beach access. $1075/mo. (904)294-5498 ATLANTIC BEACH
AiuCH,,,Uc AAtl c Bc- D RD1 ^A 3/2 house, Cypress Cove $995/mo.
B ~H HU u IcS C, *y Avail. now --i-'-
Se 0h je904 wa .sbnE QN o V eiP TMO9
VILLAS AT Marsh Landing, 1/1, EIK, patio 3/22 aiNG 1195/m
faces wooded area; access from LR/BR, 3/2,2cargarage, avainow,$1195/mp.
double fireplace, $850/mo. TDO Manage- ICW
ment Services.. 246-1125. HICKORY HOLLOW
WATERFRONT RENTAL 2BR/2BA Town- 3.2. 1600st, $1325,'mo
house 1 mile west of Mayport ferry, KENSINGTON
Heckscher Drive $1195/mo. 733-3730, 3/2, cul-de-sac, $1250/mo
'241-RENT. 3/2, avail. 8/1, $1095,mo
VERY NICE Affordable Townhome, 3/2, 2 car gar new carpel & pain.
2BR/1.5BA Close to ,Beach $800m6. avail 9,15 $1150'mo
Avail. 8/15. 234-6611. HAWKINS COVE
PVB, TOWNHOUSE Condo w/private 4/2,2 car gar., avail. 11/1, $1595/mo.
courtyard., laketroni, 2BR/2.5BA. $975/mo. ARLINGTON
Call 280-8782. i MERRILL PINES
JAX BEACH. Oceanview. Renovated.' Brand new cbndo, 3BR 2BA $975/mo.
Hardwood floors. Dishwasher. CH&A SOUTHSIDE
1BR'1BA, $800/mo, $850/mo. SANDALWOOD
$10001mo.. ,' 42BR/1BA $1250/mo 3/2, 1 cargar.,'avai 8.,1.$895/mo.
(904)859-1301, (904)553-1354. 3 ELVILLAGIO 8 9/
OCEANVIEW, JAX BCH O2, ST29 .mo
2/1, apartment, 101C 16th Ave S CH/A. 2/2, 1133sf, ready now! $895/mo
WDHU. No dogs $995/mo. deposit $500 SUTTON LAKES
Broker/ Owner, 249-8766- call anydayl 3/2,2 car garage, avail 8/15, $1195/mo.'
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY! 4 blocks to IRONWOOD- ST. LUKES AREA,
Beach 2BR,'1.5BA townhome wih wood- 4/2.5, 3 car gar., almost 3000sf. avail. 8/1,
burning fireplace. 'Nicely landscaped gar- $1900/mo. .
den patio area w/new privacy fence. WD. NORTH JACKSONVILLE'
hook-up, ample storage, refrg w/ice mkr, EAGLES HAMMOCK
and clisnwasher No Dogs/ Smoking. 4/3, 2 car garage, 2200sf, $1395/mo.
$975/to w/lease & strong res. req' d. Call 4/2, brand new home, 2100b.o+sf,. $1450/mo.
285-8325 leves.) or 403-9297 (cell). HOME FINDER REALTY .
217R SOUTHRSt NB In 1BR washer/dry- 241-5501 OR 221-1711.
er incd, upper deck. $825/mo 247-7550 or
2 BLOCKS OCEAN 210 10th Ave N.
2BR $850/mo. Credit check, deposit, no
MAYPORT 3/2 townhouse, $800/mo.,
$775/dep NO PETS. Refs required. Call
NEAR PONTE Vedra 1 block beach. Best
area,; quiet, safe, residential neighbor-
hood. 2BR/1BA, lower duplex, new paint.
CH&A, W/D Included. No smoking, no
pets. $950/mo., lease deposit, 993-1118.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. renovated
12BR, all ameriltes, avail, soon, $1100/mo.
247-1417... 1BR, near ocean. $750/mo.
JAX BCH. 1 BR/1 BA, hardwood floors, one
block to ocean, excellent location.
JAX BEACH- Immaculate 3BR/2BA'unit in
the Palms, ground floor, lakeview unit. Fit-
ness center, pools., planning, tennis, club-
house. & morel $1450'mo. 904-372-9222.
LARGE EFFICIENCY Apartment, excel-
lent location, 2 blocks to Ocean, very
clean. No pets. $575.mo 642-1214 or
2BR/1.5BA townhome, Atl Bch CH&A,
washer/ dryer/ micro included, $875/m6.
sec. deposit, $875/mo. rent. No pets, walk
to beach/ town center. Close to base &
bus 'line. Perfect for military. Call
DUPLEX/ BEACH Office, 2BR/1I5BA,
4 blocks: to' ocean,, 1300sf.,
$1150/mo.+utilities. 1215 11th St. N.,
,WATERFRONT, 2BR/2.5BA condo w/boat,
.slipl Convenient to beach, shopping
$1375/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
OCEANFRONT 2BR/1BA. 506 B Ocean-
front. Neptune Beach. Just remodeled.
$2000/mo Including utilities. 545-1046 '
NEPTUNE BY THE SEA 605 Cherry St,
3/2, 2 car gar, NS/ NP. ?1600.'mo dep
PVB, EAST of A1A, 3/2.5, private back-
yard w/heated pool ana spa. $1950/mo.
includes lawn & pool service. 280-5707.
JAX BCH, 3/2, 6 blocks to ocean. WDHU,
1100sf, $11Q0/mo. No dogs. 881-8590.,
ATLANTIC BEACH. 3BR/2BA home, tust'
blocks to beach! $1575/mo.. All South Re-
BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA nome w/2 car ga-
rage in Cypress Cove. Allantic Bch. Over-
looks the Marsh and Intracoastal, spectac-
ular sunset views. 1244si. $1200/mo., Call
FURNISHED BEAUTIFUL 3br, atlantic
bch. $1500 3mo. minimum 993-3226.
One block to ocean. 3BR/2BA, hardwood
floors, big yard. no pets. 328 10th St.
$1700/mo. w/references. McGuire Mtg.
246-9915. '. .
ATLANTIC BEACH. Beautiful 3BR/2.5BA,
6 blocks to beach, tireplace, W/D, garage
I NIPTIIMF RFAC .. i25..Davis StreeL_.
-3BR >-BA-near--chools---1550'mo -ISLE -
OF PALMS 4121, Tideview -Dnve,
3BR/2BA. dock w/boal lift, $1750'mo in-
cludes yard service. Terry Mccue Real Es-
tate, Inc. 249-7211.
NORTH JB. 3BR/1BA, CH&A. WDHU, tile.
Ian. lawn and pesI included. $1100. Avail-
able September. 249-1104 Pager 306-
NAVIGABLE WATERFRONT- 2654 Jew-
-ell Rd 3,'1. onck. rent to own $1200/mo.
VIP Reairy,. 962-6190
2BR/2BA W/OFFICE tully furnished, short
term/ Long lerm lease Oakbndge Subdivi-"
sion PVB area 699-2906.
JAX BEACH- 909 7th Ave. North,
2BR/1BA house w/screened in porch,
lenced yard, CHAA, $970/mo.,
'19041891-0606 or (352)478-2161.
, OCEAN VIEW. 3BR/2BA. Just Reduced'
$1200.,mo., W/D, deck & patio, 111 9th
Ave So., 241-7634.
OCEANFRONT ATLANTIC BEACH
Tasletully furnished 4BR/2BA, end unit,
renovated, granite, 18' ile, new carpet
open balcony. storage- outdoor closet and
garage, $3200/mo.. 537-4083.
OCEAN LINKS, Ponte Vedra, $1100/mo
tsec. deposit. Very nice unit. 3rd floor.
Call Malt (904)753-4214 for into and
BEAUTIFUL SAWGRASS Beach Club Vil-
Sa, $1250/mo. weekly rates available. 280-
5170 or 616-5274
DIRECT INTERCOASTAL Waterfront
luxury condo. patio w/lighthouse view,
whirlpool bath, boalslip, pool, downtown
Sl Augustine, new, 2BR/2BA, granite
countertops Ready to move-in.
$1800/mo. 1904)993-6283 '
JAX BEACH; 3 bedrooms, newly remod- ATLANTIC BEACH. Seaplace- 1 blk to
eled. 14th Ave. S., hot tub. $1275/mo. ocean. 2/2, pool side. Remodeled. No
568-8700. pels 975/mo. yr lease, dep. 249-7967.
1015 PENMAN, 3BR/1.5BA. $1200/mo,.
Jardin De Mer Condo, 3BR/2BA.
$1350/mo. Call 770-429-9331.
NB, BIG 3BR/3BA w/pool. Great for room-
matesl $1800/rmo. Call 651-6464.'
WEST BEACHES, Sutton Lakes, 4/2,
2300sf,. Formal LR/DR, Family room
,W/fireplace, carpet, cath ceilings, fenced
yard, $1,450/mo. TDO Mgmt Services
ISLE OF ,Palms 3BR/2BA, $1350/mo,
washer/' dryer, screened lanai, newly re-
PVB' FURNISHED lake front 2/2 short
term, 'utilities included, $1600/mo.
607-3417, 733 8433.
JAX BCH, 4 blocks from ocean, 3BR
1.5BA, CH/A, tile & carpets, new kit. cabi-
nets. $1250/mo plus $1100/dep. Dogs
30lbs and under considered. 514-4229 af-
ter 4pm. Broker/ owner.
ICW VIEW. Large 3/2 house 2-car garage,
fireplace, vaulted ceiling, recently renovat-
ed. Near Mayo. $1299/mo. 850-230-6006.
PONTE VEDRA By the Sea 4BR/2.5BA, 2
car garage, walk to beach, $2950/mo.
PABLO BAY. Next. to Mayo Clinic.
4Br/3BA, XL bonus room. Many upgrades.
Water view, clubhouse, pool, tennis.
$1995/mo. 403-1998/ 349-3434.
.. .. COTTAGE ACROSS from ocean, 512 1st
JAX BEACH-2BR cottage, near ocean, St. South. $850/mo. VIP Realty.
CH&A, WDHU,, no pets, $925/mo + $500 962-6190..
deposit,. 246-3130. ....... .......
OCEANSIDE, 1BR/2BA condo, just steps
to ocean Club pool. $975/mo. All South
PONTE VEDRA Beach Townhouse for
rent. Two story, end unit, like new! 5 Star
amenities, walking distance to beach, A+
schools, shopping and dining. $1200/mo.
+deposit. Must seell 904-571-6967
BRAND NEW 2BR/2BA condo. Garage,
terrace, all appliances Including W/D, fire-
place, close to beaches. $1350/month.
First month free with security, 904-424-
OUCEiAIN WALKi, 4/2, 1IOOST, -ormal
LR/DR, family room w/fplace, EIK, break-
fast bar, carpet, Ceramic tile, pool, pool
service included, $2100/mo. TDO Mgmt
3BR/2BA, heated pool, 6 blocks to ocean/
town center. $1600/mo. (904)241-1886.
ATL BCH- 3BR/2BA, garage, vaulted ceil-
ing, fenced back yard, screened lanai,
built 2003, $1200/mo. 870 Camelia,
BEAUTIFUL NEW 3/2 CONDO
InSUMMER HOUSEII ..
1331st, granite counters, stainless steel
appliances, fireplace, gated access, beach
access, 5-star amenities including fitness
center,, pub & pool. $1700/mo
OCEANFRONT 2/2, pool, hot tub, sauna,
exercise room, $2,400/mo. 608-8484
1ST MONTH RENT FREE
.2/2 condo. marsh view at beach. 2nd floor.
frplc., W/D, scr. lanai, garage, pool, jacuz-
zi, gym. $1200/mo Call Tania (904)874-
RENT/ SALE. PVB, .East of A1A.,3/2.5,
1800sf, end unit townhome.,All appl. &
water incl. (904)57.1-8586. ,.
PVB CONDO- beautifully renovated 2/2,
new appliances, wood floors, fireplace,
w/d, beach. access, 5 star amenities,
$1000/mo. (Long Term),. 386-837-2799,
JAX Beach, 3/2, pool, 1800+ sq. ft.,
$2500/mo. + deposit. No pets, No smok-
1041 SEAHAWK Circle, 2BR/2BA,
w/porch, $1175/mo. Terry McCue Real
Estate, Inc. 249-7211.
PONTE VEDRA. Walk To Beach. Furnish-
ed 1BR/1BA, water-to-gplf view, pool,
tennis. $1250/mo. includes utilities.
396-9544 or (904)608-0962.
Direct oceanfront 1/1, pool, $1550/mo,
12mo lease; 249-6166.
PVB, SUMMERHOUSE, brand new,
2BR/2BA w/fireplace and appliances.
5-star amenities, gated community.
$1000/mo. Kimmie 904-333-8604. '
JAX Beach, luxury condo, 3BR/2BA,
$1100/mo.' Must Seel 904-894-5835.
2BR/2BA ON lake in gated community. 1
mile to beach, close to shopping, ameni-
ties include pool, tennis, and gym. Call
Marvanhe 537-R61 61
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA home, 1 year '
- 1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, lastAve. South, lease, $1250/mo. +$1000/sec. dep. 1310 PVB. OCEAN Grove, 1BR/1BA w/loft.
1BR/1BA. $695/mo. & $725/mo. Pinewood Rd. Available early August. Call Overlooks pool and on lake. Must rent.
(904)891-0606, (352)478-2161. 246-8970 or 591-1218. $1,000. Andy 588-4295 or Ken 251-5370.
RIVER FRONT 3,2. dock free mooring
pool. $1600/mo 607-3417, 733-8433
PVB, 1BR/IBA Elegantly furnished Sieps
to Ocean. Gaiage, $1600,mo 708-4022
S JAX Beach- large 1BR/1BA galed com-
munity. amenities, double fireplace,
screened lanai. pergo Iloors. close to
beach and shops, $990.mo with garage,
water included 379-4288
PVB. CONDO 2BR'2BA deluxe on lake
Beach access. New appliances including
Washer/Dryer Approved pels okay
$1150/month. Available now. 19041 813.
PVB. BELLEZZA, 2BR/2BA. top end unil,
vaulted ceilings, completely ieriovaled, re-
sort amenities,: $1175/mo or (w/garage
EXECUTIVE. CONDO.- Jax Beach.--310
-Soulh 2nr-dSr- ,Jri D,-3BR.3 5EBA;2- car
Savage. 1 block from beach brand new
2000/mo. -dep. (904)233-2151
JAX BCH new 3/2 w/ garage, consider
lease purchase, $1350tmo 568-4818
OCEAN VIEW, JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA
vaulted ceiling, beautiful tile. Bnght, open
floor plan. "No dogs $1700/mo.
PVB SUMMERHOUSE. 2BR,2BA. 2nd
floor, corner, on golf course. NS $995,mo
depositl, negotiable (904)466-0230.
DECORATOR HIGH END 2BR/2BA,
ocean front condo, living room and master
bedroom overlooking ocean w/balcony
Front balcony overlooks Jax skyline. lully
furnished, great amenities, including cov-
ered parking, pool, not tub tennis, and
sandy beacn. Call for more delails
398-9080 ext 211
PVB, 2/2 condo, 1 level,$1050/mo. Credit
ck required. 626-9630.
WATERFRONT LUXURIOUS 3BR 3BA w/
office, 4700s1 condo. Located on Inter-
coastal in new development. All amenites
incl. wirln or without boat slip. Unfurnished
Looking for long term lease- 1.2 yr rental
For more details 398-9080 ext 211.
PONTE VEDRA Furnished 2BR 2BA con.
do, 2nd floor. Gated. $1100/mo.
NEW 2BR/2BA. Jax Bch, W/D, garage,
frplc., vaulted ceilings, no pets, $1150,mo.
OCEANFRONT- JAX Bch, 2/2, furnished,
beautiful views. 5th Floor. $1,950/mo
imo minimum 221-0726 or 571-6678.;
PVB, SUMMERHOUSE Golfside,
2BR/2BA, pool and lake view. Unit 107,
beach access, fireplace, lanai, 5 solar.
2/2 CONDO in Marsh Landing. $1200,'mo.
Call Bill 591-6796.
PALM VALLEY 3/2 Mobile -home. Quiet
and : Serene. Month-to- month lease.
$950/mo. Owner-Agent. Cornerstone Re-
alty, Inc. 904-339-0231.
OCEANFRONT CONDOS & Beach
homes. Weekly/monthly. Visit us, at:
jaxbeachrental.com or 535-3911 or
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
BEAUTIFUL 3BR house, walk to ocean,
restaurants. $1750 mo. 993-3226.
KEY LARGO condo. 2BR/2BA great for
diving/ snorkling. 1 week $800, biweekly
$1500. Call 904-673-9793.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos From $500 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
OCEAN PARK SUITES
Luxury furnished 1 & 2 Bedroom Suites
High Quality King Beds.
2nd Street & 5th Ave. South
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
August 16, 2006
OCEANFRONT 1 OR 2BR. weekly/
monthly, pool, 463-7343.
LAKE ESCAPE at The Ridges Resort &
Club. Bed & Breakfast at Our Beautiful
Lakeside Mountain Resort in Hiawassee
GA. $99-weekday to $139. TheRidgesRe-
AB, BEAUTIFUL First floor suite w/kitch-
en, W/D privileges. 235-9304..,
ROOMMATE WANTED M/F $650 +1/3
fees and utilities. Exclusive Miravista,
gated, pool, hot tub,, health club, water-
front w/marina view. Room has own bath-
room, brand new large unit, 2700sf.
ROOM FOR rent, AB, private'bath/ kitch-
en privileges, W/D, No drugs. $145/wk.
FEMALE. KITCHEN access, own bath-,
room, on lake, access to.plus, and more
amenities. $600/1mo. 280-9812
ATL BEACH room w/bath utilities includ-
ed. washer dryer $550;mo deposit. No
pets 249.6221. 868-5208.
INiDIVIDUAL QUALITY Executive Office,
Overlooking goil Course in S Jax Beach.
Call 241-5553 x.15
OFFICE spaces for rent- 9'xl15' w/ storage
room 12'x24' (could be 2- 12'x12' rooms).
Separate back door entrance, electric &
water incl. Located.on 3rd St., Jax Bch.
APPROXIMATELY 750 sf. quality office
space overlooking golf course in S. Jaix
Beach. Call 241-5553x15. .
OWN YOUR own office space, boat/
barge w/5 ouilt in woik stations on ICW at
Palm Cove Marina Great tax wrie off
$59,000 OBO Call Guy at 904.614.7740.
LARGE,1 room nealthcare office Share
common areas, bamtrooms, office manag-
er ample parking 3rd Street, Neptune
ROOM FOR rent in Massage office. Great
price.. Ccnvenient location inside Saw-
grass Village Call 285-3320
OFFICE/RETAIL SPACE lor lease. S Jax
Bch on 3rd Sr., 226-9788 or 994-2945.
.3750st building [or rent Can divide. Near
Adventure Landing. Warehouse or mulli-
purpose use. Good exposure to Beach
Blvd. 343-1919, 249-3214.
BEAUTIFUL FREE kittens. 904.553-1070.
PET SITTING, in your home. Dog walking.
Responsible mature Call Kitty. 874-6062
HEALTHY, HAPPY, black kitten, 10mo.
old. good w'logs. Free to good home.
BEAUTIFUL ADULT Himalayan Cals lor
sale $75 lor two or $50 each Declawedc
MALE AND Female Cockatiels with large
cage. $200. OBO 710-0112
HOMELESS PETS for adoption. Cats &
We are a group of 5-9 yr. old young ladles
looking for volunteers to show us how to
De the besi Cheerleaders we can be. This
I. great way to earn community service
rours ior s.:nooi Please call if you can
rielp a itle sister oul Abbi 866-0063
IF YOU are iriteresied in advenising under
mis category please call 904-249-9033 or
emailr ciassiiied @beacnesleader.com
DIVORCE $275-$350. Covers children.
eic Only one signature required Excludes
goi teest Call weekdays (800)462-2000
ext 600 t8am-7pm) Airs Divorce. LLC.
NOTARY SERVICES available at your
convenience ard your location. Also.
Document Services. Records Manage-
ment, Courier Services 373-0630
DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE! Uncon-
te:ted divorce papers. Witrout Kids while
y)u waill Witn kids Ia Inie longer Since
1931 y appi only i9041641.2187.
STATE OF FLORIDA,
CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS
& TRAINING COMMISSION
GEORGE R. LEMUS, JR., Case #20717
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: GEORGE R. LEMUS, JR.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Administra-
tive ComplainI nas been hled against you
seeking to revoke your Law Enforcement
Certificate In accordance witri Section
943.1395, F.S and any rules promulgat-
You are required to serve a written copy of
your ,ntenl ro requesI a hearing pursuant
to Section 12057, F.S upon Michael
Crews, PROGRAM DIRECTOR. Criminal
Juslice Prolessionalism Program. Florida
Department of Law Enlorcement. PO
Box 1489. Tallanassee, Florida 32302-
i-1489. orn or before SeptemDer 20, 2006
Failure to do so will result in a default be-
ing entered against you Sc Revoke said
certification pursuant to Section 120.60.
F.S., and Rule 11B-27, F.A.C.
Dated: July 20; 2006
DIRECTOR STACY L. DICKSON, JR.
CHAIRMAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
STANDARDS AND TRAINING
COMMISSION ';., :.
By: /s/ Stella DeVaney, Division Repre-'
BL7/26,.8/2 8/9.8/16 '' '.
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
Notice is hereby given that a WORK-
SHOP MEETING of the City Council of the
City of Neptune Beach, Florida. will be
held on August 21, 2006, at 7:00 p.m., in
the Council Chambers, 116 First Street,
Neptune Beach, Florida.
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Council with' respect to -any
matter considered at such meeting or
hearing the person will need a record of
the proceedings and for such purpose
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal Is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans With
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to participate
in these meetings should contact the City
Clerk's Office no later than 5:00 p.m. the
day of the meeting.
Lisa Volpe, CMC City Clerk
The-Planning Commission for the City ol
Jacksonville Beach, Florida will meet and
hold a public hearing on Monday, August
28, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council
Chambers, located at 11 North 3rd Street,
Jacksonville Beach to consider the follow-
ing three applications:
OUTBOUND SALES Reps. SB'hr., bonus
per job, Deneflis Off Atlanlic Blvd.,' near
Regency Square. 1yr. exp. Call 722-1873.
WORD PROCESSOR proficient in Micro-
soft Office. 998-8360.
C l, U o PART TIME, Receptionist. Insurance Of-
'PC#25-06 Conditional Use approval of ,fice. Experience preferred. Apply in per-
an existing automotive repair shop in a son; 415 North 3rd Street, Jax Beach.
Commercial Limited: C-1 zoning district,:,
pursuant to Section 34-342 (d)(6) of the WANTED PART time Administrative As-
Jacksonville Beach Land. Development distant at a Ponte Vedra Condominium.
Code In conjunction with the transfer of Duties to Include phones, computer work,
ownership of the business. The property Is walking, climbing stairs, etc. 20 hours per
located at 304 North 3rd Street; more spe- week at $10.00 per hour. Please fax re-
ciflcally described as the east 25 feet of sume to (904)242-2657.
Lot 7, Lot 8, Block 34, Pablo Beach North. r.CAMPAIG I nnC nINATOR nan-time
PC#26-06 Conditional Use approval
an outdoor restaurant seating area it
Commercial General: C-2 zoning distri
pursuant to Section 34-343 (d)(14) of
Jacksonville Beach Land Development
Code. The property is located at 12
Beach Blvd. tenant number 1230 (Tropi
The above; referenced applications
available lor reiev w in Ihe office of
Planning and Development Depanmi
City Hall 11 Nonn 3rd Sireeti. Touring n
mal business hours |M-F.'"am-5pmi
City ol Jacksonville Beach
If a person decides to appeal any decis
by the Planning Commission with resp
to any matter considered at any meet
such person may need a record Of
proceedings, and, for such purpose, su
person may need to ensure that a ver
tim record of'the proceedings Is ma
which record Includes the testimony a
evidence upon which the appeal is Io
The public is encouraged to speak on
sues on this Agenda that concern the
Anyone who wishes to speak should s
rmi the request to the recording secret
rior to the beginning of the meeting
In accordance with me Americans w
Disabilities Act and Section 286 26, Fic
da Statutes, persons with disabilillt
needing special accommodation to pan
pate In his meeDing should contact
Planning and Development Depanm
no later than 5.00 p m. on the day precE
ing the meeting.
The Board of Adjustment for the City ol
Jacksonville Beach. Florida will meel and
hold public hearings on Wednesday, Sep-
tember 6, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. in the Coun-
cil Chambers. located at 11 North 3rd
Street. Jacksonville Beach to consider the
following variance applications:
BOA 06-100185 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-336 (e)(1) c.I. for a front yard of
6.5 teet In lieu of 25 feet. 34-336 (e)(ll
c.2, for sloe yards of 6.5 feet each in lieu
of 10 feet each, 34-336 (e)(1) c.3. for a
rear yard of 25 leet in lieu of 30 leel re-
quired, and 34-336 (a)(1) e, lor 52% lol
coverage in lieu of 35 maximum to allow
for substantial improvements to-an exist-
ing, 'nonconforming residential structure,
for property located at 2703 South
Ocean Drive. more specifically, Lot 8.
Block 1. Atlantic Shores, Division 'C'.
BOA 06-100190 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-337 (e)(1) c.1, for a tron[ yard ol
10.9 feet in lieu of 20 feet required and 34-
337 (e,(1) e. for 48o lot coverage in lieu
of 46b maximum to allow for Improve-
ments to a single-family dwelling, for
property located at 826 North 4th Ave-
nue, more specifically, the westerly 20
feet ol Lot 4 and ihe easterly 40 feet of
Lots 5 and 6, Block 49, Mundy Dnve Ter-
BOA 06-100191 City of .Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-377 ib)9l. lor 0 additional park-
ing spaces In lieu ot 8 parking spaces re-
quired to ailow'iJ4bfrrthe,creatl'n ol 780
square leet .of floor. area. in, an, itenlng
building. for property located at 200
Nonh Isl Street. more specifically. the
east 15 feet of Lot 7 and all of Lot 8, Block
22. Pablo Beacn Nonh.
BOA 06-100192 City of Jacksonville
Beach.Land Development Code Sec-
tlon: 34-337 (e)(1) c.2, for an easterly side
yard of 6.5 feet and combination of side
yards ol 11.8 feet in lieu of 9 7 feel and 15
feel respectively, to allow for improve-
menis to a single family dwelling, for
property located at 1107 Ruin Avenue,
more specifically, Lots 7 and 8, Block 12,
Williams C03oaslal Boulevard Heignis
A copy. of the above referenced applica-
-ion(s) is available for review in Ine office
of the Planning and Development Depart-
men. 11 North 3rd Street. during normal
business hours IM-F, 8a-5pl.
Board ol Adjuslment
City of Jacksonville Beach
if a person decides to appeal any decision
by the Board of Adjustment with respect to,
any matter considered at any meeting.
such person may need a record of the
proceedings. and. for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure lhat a verna-
tim record of the, proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon Which the' appeal is to be
The public is encouraged to speak on Is-
sues on this Agenda that concern them.
Anyone who wishes to speak should sub-
mit the request to the recording secretary
prior to the beginning of the meeting
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Stalutes, persons witn disabilities
needing special accommodation to parici.
pale in this meeting should contact the
Planning and Development Department
no later than 5:00 p.m on the day preced-
ing the meeting.
JAX BCH area. Siberian Huskie White wI
white eyes. Chain collar with Larsing,
Michigan tag. Found around Beach Blvd.
and 2nd St, 992-2265.
LOVEBIRD In the Southside area.
Alt levels, styles & ages. Will come o10 your
mome Piano Tuning also available
IF YOU are Interested in advenising under
mis category please call 904-249.9033 or
email: firstname.lastname@example.org '
HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator Certified
Hands on training. Job Placement Assis-
tance. Call Toll Free (866)933-1575. As-
sociated Training Services, 5177 Homo-
sassa Trail. Lecanto Florida, 34461.
www aisftlorida com.
HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator training for
employment: Bulldozers, Backhoes, Load-
.ers, Dump Trucks, Graders, Scrapers, Ex-
cavators; National Certification, Job Place-
ment Assistance; Associated Training
Services (800)251-3274 www.equipment-
school.com. : .
ATTEND COLLEGE online from home.
Medical, Business,; Paralegal, Computers,
Criminal Justice. Job placement assis-
tance. Computer provided. Financial aid if
qualified. (866)858-2121 www.OnliheTide-
WEDDING CEREMONIES. Ready to tie
the knot? Your Location, Your Time or I
will arrange your accommodations for you,
373-0630 or 813-5455.
JANITORIAL PERSONNEL needed night-
ly, will train, Must have transportation and
phone. Call 757-7007.
%o~rvi=., i v n ....... .v., U.... :,
for Team In Training. Organized, energetic
and detail-oriented individual with experi-
ence. Excellent communication' and com-
puter skills. Weekdays, nights and week-
ends required with some travel. Complete
posting on www.lls.org. Send resume,
cover letter and salary requirement to
woodst@LLS.org or fax 332-6422.
FIT OR PT Day shift, weekends, Quiznos
Sub makers. Start pay $6.75/hr. 3928,So.
3rd Street, Jax Beach. 247-9997.
EXPERIENCED HORSE Slable help
needed. Turn Oui and stall cleaning tor 15
horses. 9am-12pm. M-F and some week.
ends. Palm Valley area, 707-6865.
FT. HELPWANT ED 51g
EXPERIENCED .LANDSCAPE maiht. iri-
stallation helper. Pay depends on experi-
ence. Immediate opening. 207-4037.
CHILDCARE P/T experuebced, 20 hrs per
week, must have own vehicle. 285-4165.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
FULL-TIME, 1:30pm to 9:30pm in main
dining room kitchen. Dependability and
punctuality a must. Excellent benefits and
great work environment, to apply, applica-
tions available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233; Fax to (904)246-9447;
e-mail email@example.com EOE/
Drug-Free Workplage. '
RECEPTION/ CUSTOMER Service posi-
tion, 8:30am-5pm, M-F, Jax Bch office,
need excellent people, skills. Please ,fax
resume to 904-246-9008.
AGENT'S ASST needed for insurance
agency, M-F, 9am-1pm, $10 per hr. Call
NOW HIRING Cocktail Servers and Bar-
tendars, F'T & P/T afternoon, nights &
weekends Exp. working with alcohol pre-
ferred. Apply in person Monkey's Uncle
Tavr,.n 1 .f1 C., ir Cd T .I R
TH 'LEADER seeks part-time person to "". ... r"*
help sports department. Must be-available GOLF CART ATTENDANT: Selva Marina,
10-15 hours a week, reliable' transporta- Country Club. FT\ PT\ benefits\ 401k. DL
tion, Interest In sport and ability to write required. Golf privileges. Apply In person.
clearly' and concisely. Ability to take plc- DFWP. ,
tures valuable. Will require mainly late af- .P.E WAHIG wli o ...clan
ternoons and early evenings. Will consider P"ESSUREWASHIG w'indw1"', a''
student. If Interested call Rob DeAngelo at Ing, help needed- Drivers license a
249-9033, ext, 253 or send email to plus. 422-7114.
firstname.lastname@example.org. EARN $100-$440/WK. CERTIFIED
SAILING INSTRUCTORS Will train The NURSING ASSISTANTS NURSING STU-
SalHioat Club. Free Salling for Members. DENTS. Part-time to fulltime hours provid-
,i ~,2-3444.. ing visits and shifts for homecare patients.
-", I"Reliable transportation and caring person-
GOLF CART ATTENDANT. Selva Marina ality required. Call 241-1656 for more In-
Country Club. FT\ PT\ benefits\ 401k, DL, formation or apply online at www.nfhson-,
required. Golf privileges. Apply in person. line.com.
PART TIME Receptionist' Data Entry. CNA.. _.a
30 year old consulting company located FULLTime, 3pm-11pm atPremiere Retire-
on Hodges Blvd. is seeking a P/T. front ment Community Health Center, Excellent
desk Receptionist/Data Entry person.. benefit package, competitive wages, good
Must nave professional appearance and a working environment. Applications availa-
polite speaking voice Experience In an- bie at Fleer Landing Security Gate, One
swearing a muli-line telephone system is Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL;
desired. Basic computer skills are re- Fax to '(904)246-9447; email to:
quired. Must be' able to accurately input email@example.com EOE/Drug-Free
customer Information into a odirnputerized workplace.
database system., Other duties include AIRLINE MECHANIC Rapid training tor
creating reports, maintaining inventory ol high paying Aviation Career FAA predicts
office supplies, and olher general clencal .severe shortage. Financial aid if qualify -
functions. Working hours are Monday- Fri- Job placement assistance CALL AIM
day. 20-25hrs per wk Please e-mail your (888)349-5387.
resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. .
COUNTER HELP, Pome Vedra area, P/T, DRIVER, LIGHT delivery for Veteran's
anernoons & Saturday Call 285-5644. charity. ,Own. vehicle, cash paid daily.
NEED "SHADOW" to assist first grade
student with school work and activities at
small, private Jax Bch school. Ideally
Monday- Friday 8-30am-l2noon. (Oppor-
lunilties at other times also available.)
BOOKKEEPER WANTED Please tax re.
sume lo 998-8293 or call 998-8360.
EARN S100-S440/WK. CERTIFIED
NURSING ASSISTANTS NURSING STU-
DENTS. Parl-time to tultlime hours provid-
ing visits and shirts for homecare patients.
Reliable transportation and caring person-
ality required Call 241-1656 tor more in-
formation or apply online at www.nfhson-
MUST LOVE KIDS. Local church hiring
2. nursery workers. Part-time:' 5-10 hours/
week; Sunday & Mooday mornings arid
Wednesday evenings. Call Casey at
221-1700 or fax resume o 221-9191.
OFFICE ASSISTANT needed with tnend-
ly, professional phone voice and attention
to detail. Flexible hours Knowledge ol
ACT, Excel, and Word helpful. Located in
Ponie VedraI Call 285-5855R
Baptist Primary Care/ Ponte Vedra Pedia-
Irics currently has full-time and part-lime
positions available lor Office Specialists
ideal candidates will have HS Diploma or
GED and 1-2 years or neallncare clerical
experience along wilh excellent customer
service and phone skills Duties include
patient registranon, charge entry and pay-
ment posting and assisting patients with
business matters. Medical terminology
and prior medical front desk experience
Part-time is M-F days, hours vary
Full-time is M-F, days
For consideration please apply online at
or fax resume to Attn: Office Manager at:
Baptist Health is an Equal Opportunity
.\ Employer .
LAWN MAINTENANCE Tech needed. No
experience necessary, will train. Must be
able to work in the heat and be a non-
'-- ...---....--- ---" smoker wnile-at WOrK. //7nr.to starn, more
GENERAL OFFICE Manageri BookKeeper $ with experience. Call AAron 861-7431.
needed for interior design company Part- -e.
time 20nrs per week. Fax resume to. Bookkeeper
9Q4-Z47,I3200. w.e m. .~ Ou.ckbc.oks. Excel. AiR,.AvP. GiL, Payroll ,,
GOURMET DESSERT Company seekWs -xprennce required. Salary t-ben~lslii.
P/T Sales, and Delivery Driver to work ,Fax resume 904 241-0752.
12-20 hrs./week. Tues. thru Fri. Call Bob LANDSCAPE/ LAWN MAINTENANCE
at 241-4100. : remain AnnlI 7am TNT I andsrc'anpe
HOUS IEFKFPFR ANDMother'sHelper,
1074 10th Ave. S., Jax Beach. 247-4477.
A FUN PLACE DIANA'SSTYLINGSALON*
TO WORK! 2550-7A Mayport Rd. Nail Tech & Hair
PANEE'SCA E & Fin W s PB Stylist. Call for details. 525-2164 ask for
PAWNEE'S CAFE & Fiin Wines. PVB. Diane.
Cook & Counter. Benefits. 273-4785. ,
DRIVERS: CDL-A. 0/Ops or Teams. No
'forced dispatch! 44 offices nationwide.
85%0 qross pd weekly Insurance avail.
JRC Transponation. 800-344-4029.
Bartender,Llquor Store Clerk, Door Per-
son, Must be able to work days, nights,
weekends, and holidays. Must pass drug
test and background check. Call Robert @
DRIVER- Hiring qualified "drivers for Cen-
tral Florida 'local and national OTR posi-
tions. Food grade tanker, no hazmat, no
pumps. Great benefits, competitive pay
and new equipment. Need 2 years experi-
ence. Call Bynum Transport for your op-
portunity today; (800)741-7950.
QUALITY PAINTERS wanted. Mustshave
own phone & good driving record. New
HELPERS! LABORERS NEEDED for resi-
dental' commercial restoration. GREAT
PAY!! Call 472-9506 or 247-8340
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in a variety ol posi-
lions For a lilting oi current opponunilies
please visit us in person 11 N. 3rd'St., 2nd
floor, call 247-6263,, send an email'to per-
sonnel.@jaxbchfl.het, or visit our website
www.JacksonvilleBeach.org Drug free
work environment, EOE, VP.
HELP EMPLOYERS .HIRE BETTER
PEOPLE. Fast growing human resources,
support & background screening company
offers a fascinating high paced position.
Duties include data entry, bniine & tele-
phone research & problem solving for cli-
entsr nationwide. Choose SingleSource
Services at www.JOBZONEUS.com to ap-
City of Atlantic Beach, $10.53/hr+ bene-
fits. Performs cashier work, H.S. Diploma/
GED. I1) year exp. prel Applica3ions ac.
cepled until 8'30/06 and may be obtained
al www coab us or 800 Seminole Rd., AI.
lantic Beach, FL 1904)247-5820. No smok-
er, tobacco users Drug testing conducted.
SCAFFOLD ERECTORS consliuclion
personal skilled and unskilled) excellenI
pay 249-8147 or 726-5661
SMALL CLEANING business looking lor
P/T Sales Person and F/T'Cleaning Help.
er. Experience required. Call 5pm-8pm
STITCHES AND Screens is looking for
embroidering operators. Experience pre.-
ferred And aiso entry level screen printing
help. Immediate hire. Please call 962-
CSR- INSURANCE agency Must hold, or
be willing to obtain, 4-40 license. Salary
based on experience Immeadiate open-
ing. Fax resume o10 247-4449.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanied Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April. 246-9999.
LICENSED CUSTOMER SERVICE Rep
needed lor State Farm Agent at Beach &
San Paolo Call 223-0035.
SMALL FULL service landscape company
now hiring for all held posmons Call for
MEDICAL ASSISTANT for busy pediatric
office has immediate opening Spanish
speaking a plus Call 246-9428
DIRECT TECHS NEEDED Truck pro.
vided. Experience not necessary, we will
train. Call 1-800-532-4991
SALES POSITION available for a well es-
tablished marble and granite importer lo
called at the beach. Knowledge ol stone
materials and design helplui. Salary and
benefits negotiable upon expenence. Fax
resume to 241-3204
CUSTOMER SERVICE entry level post
lion Ior fasl paced printing company Must
have computer expenence Slop by 640 N.
3rd St. J pr tBx resumpio. 2o41-7349..,
At fIMAL AvIEDICAU Clini .-at Sawgra.-s
needs Vet Tecn & Receplionisi .Must be
experienced or certified Excellent salary
and Denefits Newly remodeled & equip-
ped facility, 273-9560.
must have driver's license 3336878. EXPERIENCED PIT COOK THE CLEANERS
BATHROOM TECHS Bono'sBBQ in Neptune Bch. Apply in per- FRONT COUNTER PERSON, good cu
CUSTODIAN tomer service. PT/ FT Benefits Will train.
& CUSTODIAN son, daily2-p. Excellent opportunity. 1519 Penman Rd or
Self'motivated, fast moving, flexible, multi- SUPER SUPPERS is looking for a few call Rene. 246-1705.
task person. Must be able to follow dl- good people to work FT/PT, 3p.m.-9p.m. ..
reactions. Reliable transportation a must. hours at our Beach Blvd. and Baymead- Construction Worker
6pm-10:30pm, or later. Call Debbie after ows 9A locations. Duties include prepping w/valid Florida Driver's License. Experi-
2pm. 285-3400, ext. 3352. food, greeting customers, and' general ence helpful bu will train Good salary &
PALMS EXTENDED Day Program
needs Group Leader M-F, .1-6pm. Must be
patient, tun-loving and energetic. Group
experience w/children'preferred. EOE.
247-0983. : .
Local and long distant runs. 20+ years
driving experlehce a must Flexible hours-
full or part time. Retirees Welcome. CDL
license needed, but will train. Clean driv-
Ing'record. Inquire: 58 West 9th Street. At-
lantic Beach, or call 241-6004, www.tran-
ADMINISTRATIVE ASST.' needed for
growing employee benefits firm located in
Ponte Vedra. Must have strong organiza-
tional, clerical,, and computer skills. Prefer-
red hours are M-F 9-3. Please e-mail 're-
sume to nlkit@ montbyabrower.com.
BEACHES MONTESSORI School has im-
mediate opening for energetic aftercare
Associate, 10:30am-3pm, M-F. Must enjoy
children Beautiful campus and good hour-
ly rate, AA or above. Call 247-5745. Send
rosume to CLano@dmsonline.drg
FRONT DESK CONCIERGE
Pan-time every Friday and Saturday and
some holidays at a premier retirement
community to assist resldentseahd visitors
in coordination with the Manager of Resi-
dent Services. Applicants should be highly
organized and be able to communicate
and deal tactfully with the public, residents
and family members under all conditions.
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word. Ex-
cel and. Power Point4 Hotel, nospilal,
CCRC or Other retirement community or
hospitality experience helpful. Must be
willing to work holidays and other shifts if
necessary; Applications at' Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Allantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax to'
email@example.com EOE/ Drug-Free
HANDYMAN HELPER wanted, skilled or
unskilled. Immediate hire. (407)733-8686.
Qualified candidate will be
familiar with PageMaker,
PhotoShop 5 or higher,
Illustrator 7 or higher, Quark
Xpress 4.1 or higher and
Adobe Acrobat. Macintosh
environment. Graphic arts
background and creativity
:designing and building ads for
weekly newspapers, support-
ing design staff as necessary.
Candidate must be available
Wednesday from 12 to 7pm.
And other times as'needed.
Send resume to:
The Leader Group,
1114 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
or fax to (904) 249-1501
or e-mail to:
.4555. ', '
NOW HIRING FOR
REAL ESTATE OFFICE
Long established, growing Real Estale or-
lice now hiring administrative assilsanis.
Tnis posillion requires excellent organiza-
tional skills. Candidate must be customer.
oriented and possess excellent phone
skills. Must have computer knowledge and
possess excellent allenlion to detail. We
offer fast-paced environment, as well,as ,
competitive salary and benefits package;.
Fax resume to 904 285 6040:or phone
419-1171 and leave a message.
IF you are an energetic worker who enjoys
service and maintenance work in the
cleaning 'and housekeeping of buildings
and facilities, look no further than the Cit
of Jacksonville. We provide excellent pro-
motional opportunities along with a com-
petitive salary and benefits package. We
are currently seeking a Custodian who will
be able to work with routines and proce-
dures used in custodial work which is
learned on the job. Requirements are the
ability to read and write English' and be
able to move and lift cleaning equipment.
Salary is $1,333.45 monthly. Apply by
Friday, August 18th at www.coj.net or at
City Hall/ Human Resources, 117 W.
Duval St., Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL
MILLION DOLLAR VISTAS with cool
mountain breezes high atop the Smokies
Highlands/Franklin/Dillard. Exclusive, Pri-
vate, Secluded. Huge homesites from
$175,000 (800)679-7976 www.highland-
ESTABLISHED BEACHES Law Firm
seeks experienced Legal Secretary to as-
sist Litigation Attorney in all aspects of
practice of law. Suqcessful candidate will
be a "self starter" with at least 5 years ex-
perience, be skilled In the use of WordPer-.
fect, have excellent grammar, and enjoy
interacting with people and dealing with
challenges. Familiarity with Time slips bill-
ing program and Quicken a definite plus.
Insurance' and retirement benefits availa-
ble. Please fax resume and salary require-
ments to 246-6680, Attention: BLaw.
TRIM CARPENTERS & Painters, $10-$25
per hr. Call Jeff @ 728-8398..
NEED FRONT DESK/ Office Assistant for
busy doctor's office P/T. Fax to 273-4607
or Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST/ OFFICE
MANAGER In holistic, internal medical of-
fice. Full /part time secretarial, clerical,
and support of M.D a unique setting. Ex-
perience required In answering phones,
computers, communications andpublic-re-
lations. Must be enthusiastic, dependable,
consistent, and an excellent match. Fax
resume with references; no phone calls
please. Persephone Healing Arts Center,
CUSTOM Interior Trim Carpenter or help-
ers needed., any carpentry experience a
plus. Beaches and Ponte Vedra areas.
Call Tim 509-9071.
ADVISOR ASSISTANT for Beaches Fi-
nancial Planning Firm. Strong phone &
computer skills, investment or insurance
experience required. Starting $10-$13/hr.,
based on experience. Fax resume to:
NAIL TECH needed for day spa in Jax
Beach, no acrylics. Call MIki at (904)
HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED Immediately.
Flexible hours, no weekends, excellent
pay. Transportation & phone required.
benifit[s. 'Apply at ,aUls r-uUPl, 31
Beach Blvd., 246-2666 or tax resume to.
Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality' wrk Excellent pay &
overtime available Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc 246-
GUTTER INSTALLER needed, experi-
ence required. Call 241-5099 for ,appt.
PONTE VEDRA, AR Accounting Clerk po-
sition. Requires fast learner and well or-
ganized. Good pay, email 'resume to
ATTENTION GROOMERSI! Waggin' Tails
is seeking an exp. & licensed groomer to
join our dog boarding & daycare facility.
Please call for more information 270-8411.
GROWING FAST paced lawn mainte-
nance company looking for FIT help. 655-
PEST CONTROL. Company needs Lawn,
Care Technician, busy company, no expe-
rience necessary. Stable, hard workers
earn high wages. DFWP. Call 241-7874.
FT AND PT Front and back office work.
Computer skills, typing skills, and organi-
zational skills, required. Exp. preferred but
not required. 246-3232.
w/valid Florida Driver's License. Experi-
ence helpful but will train. Good salary &
benefits. Apply: Surfside Pools, 313
-Beach Blvd., 246-2666, br fax resume:
249-8801, e-mail: surfsidepools @aol.com
NADER'S PEST RAIDERS. We have an
opening within our organization for a lawn
technician. Compe-iive salary. You must
possess a good driving record. Our com-
pany has full benefits With retirement, bo-
nuses, paid vacation & holidays. We have
a great working environment. We have
been in business lor over 14 years; Fax
resume to 273.0682 or fill out an applica-
tion at 10066 Sawgrass Drive West,,Ponte
,CALL ABOUT our; Drivers that average
$70K+ per year! Quality home time- every
week CDL-A, 2yrs. experience required.
VET RECEPTIONIST/ TECHNICIAN. FT/
,PT. Exp. Preferred. PVB. Call 285-0023,
DOG GROOMER experienced for very
busy beaches shop Great' earning poten-
tial. greal clierns. Also dog bather needed.
DRIVER- $ 1000 Sign on Bonus for experi-
. enced ialoDed drivers Home weekends-
S$950. week Greal benefits & equipmerli
Sludenis w'CDL-A welcome Call PGT.
SWIMMING POOL Construction. Top
pay & benefits. Palace Pools. 998-1811,
11655 Centiral Pkwy #313, Jax, FL
LOOKING FOR dependable and nonesi
cleaners for residential home cleaning
Call for details 891-0711
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
FT or PT hostbhosiess Good money, cas.
ual atmosphere. very busy, great people
to work wilh. 285 0139 -.. .
HAIR CUTTER needed for Barber Shop in
Jax Bch. 228 1128
NADER'S PEST RAIDERS. We have an
opening winthn our organization lor a ae-
tail- oriented person. Some computer
Knowledge helpful bui nol necessary Pay
based on experience We are located in
Ponte Vedra Beach and nave a real
working enviionmeni Our company nas
full benehis warn ,etiremeni, bonuses paid
vacation and holidays. We nave peen in
business lor over 14 years Fax resume 10
273-0682 or tilI oul an application '.
10066 Sawgrass Dr.ve West, Ponte Vedra:
Join our team' II you can excel at inside
sales & desire a rasl-paced work environ-
mrenit we may nave an excellent ,
opportuny lo you YouYou wil on a Nation-
al company & worn in Pornie Veara Beach
ideal candidate ,illr nave 1* years expen-
ence inside sales. customerr service or
tElemarkelirq, & excellent co:mmunicaiton
skills Ability I handle business accounts
Base pay plus commissions FT'PT, no
evenings or weekends Fax resume.
(904.1285-0010 or email
.Iipnm' mediakd. Cm .-
FULL lime al premier retirement communi-
ty Expenence preferred. Excellent bene.
tits and work envrronmeni Applications at
Fleet Landing Security Gae. One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL 32233;
Fax o 1 (904)246-9447, email to:
email@example.com EOE/, Drug-
Full Time Small Engine Mechanic/ Puncr,
Oui al a premier reliremeni community.
Exceilenr benefits. Applications at Fleel
Landing Security Gale. One Flee Larnding
Blvd. Atlanric Beacn. FL Fax to 904-246-"
9447. e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
EOE Drug-Free WorkplaceY
Work al the Beach. We are a Microsont
Developer providing software for transpor-
aiion togislics, dispatch, and accounting.
lHeavy prospecting, telemarketing, and "
lead generaiton I Prospecting experience
a must along winm srong PC skills and
ability to work inaependenlly Fax resume
to. 241-7333 or email Jennifer at jenni- .\
FRONT OFFICE lotr busy dermatology
practice in Ponte Vedra. Must be comput-
er savvy and know insurance. F/T, exc.
oenefils Fax resume Io 904-273-0410.
"Be Part of the Best"
Apply at the
Fairfield Inn & Suites'
W J616 N. First St.
We offer great pay, paid vacation &
personal time, Heath/vision/dental
Driver Jacksonville Terminal
Av. $683 $907 /Week
NO TOUCH FRIEGHT
CDL-A req'd 877-428-5627
Up to $420 plus+
(Within 5 weeks F/T)
* Paid Weekly
* Design your own daytime hours
* Work regular clients near your
* Experience a plus
* Must have own transportation
and home phone
2 4 2-8235
Pa eP 6B
Positions open for the
needed full time.
Beach House Supervisor,
F/T year round, requirements:
Lifeguard, first aid, CPR
certifications, pool operators
Responsible for managing,
attendants, member guest
hosting, registrations, pool/
pool equipment. maint. General
F/T, P/T outside services,
& Grounds Maintenance
We offer excellent salary, and
benefits including paid Vacation
and Holidays, Health and Dental
Drug Free Workplace
Equal Opportunity Employer
Apply in person
101 Plantation Drive
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Aiinict 1 6006
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
A/C & Heating company needs Installers
& Service Technicians. Top pay & bene-
fits. Call Rob 509-3062
MOVING AND Storage Co. Is currently
seeking professional, courteous and expe-
rienced Laborers and Drivers, Drivers
must possess a valid A or B CDL Drivers
License. Drug testing is required. For
more Information call,241-2921.
TRAINERS FOR Day Program. Work with
M.R./DD adults. Monday-Friday, 8am-
4pm. Apply 850 6th Ave. South, Suite 500.
249-8556. EOE/ DFWP.
FULL-TIME YEAR round lawn mainte-
nance position available for the right Indi-
vidual. Call 553-6338.
THE PIE HOLE (serves breakfast, lunch
and pizza). Now hiring store manager,
wait staff arid cooks for local Mayport
Cafe. Apply within 1487-9 Mayport Rd.
Taxi rivers needed to work Beach and
IntercoastAl areas, at least 23 yrs., old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
WE'RE RAISING pay for Florida Regional
drivers Home every weekend Home dur-
ing the weekI Solid weekly miles 95% no
touch Preplanned freight $.43 per mile
Heartland Express (800)441-4953
Coming soon. Beaches area. Atlantic and San Pablo. Are you
seeking a real career not just a job? We are now building our team
at Jacksonville's glamorous, new salon under construction. We
are interviewing the area's best and most talented, hair and color
stylists, nail professionals, aestheticians,.administrative assistant/
receptionist and apprentices. High income potential and benefits
plan. Clientele bonus considered.
Call 220-8900 for an interview with Mr. Eli Alain Vital, master
'stvhst and General Manager.
WE ARE COMFORT KEEPERSTM
DO SOMETHING SPECIAL
Be A Comfort Keeper
When you become a Comfort Keeper, you are doing
something special. Whether full or part-time, Comfort
Keepers provide companionship, help around the
house and other non-medical care for seniors in there
homes. To learn what becoming a Comfort Keeper is
all about, call us at (904) 47-0402 or visit,
Comfort 233 North 3rd St. #201
Koiper!. Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
1WX-%W.BEACOMI !FORTKEEEPER.COM -
-.... ..Over.500 inaepencdentl[(YOwnedTi-O-prfated -Offim--E-, 1 ,
MECHANICS UP 1. B20.000 bonus Keep Washer & dryer- heavy duty, super ca-
the Army Nalonai Guard Rolling Fi' pacity, exc. cond. $150 each. Will guaran-
Humvees, Sir 6:er. esic Expand your' tee. Can deliver. 874-1747.
skills through career ira;ning Be a soldier.
1-800-GO-G-UARD commechanc hlml LAZY BOY swivel / r eclner, palm
DRIVER: YOU want, it, we have it! 'Solo,
teams, cwner operators, company drivers,
students, recent, girais, regional, dedicat-
ed, long haul. Van, flatbed. Must be 21.
CRST Career Center. (800)940-2778.
COURT RECORDS CONTRACTOR
NEEDED! Must have knowledge of Crimi-
nal, Civil, Liens, UCC's Real Estate' re-'
cords at the. i,:ur Fax & PC Required.
Fax Resumes ic. 18661 322-8246 Atn Mi-
SUCCESSFUL MARINE construction
business/ assets 'for sale. Barge w/ trailer,
all tools. Owner relocating. 285-2100.
ALL CASH candy route. Do you eamr
$800/day? 30 machines, free candy. All
for $9995 i888)629-9968. BO2000033.
Call us We ,ill not be undersoldl
MEDICAL STAFF NEEDED IISIGN ON
BONUSESIIAII Areas of Fla. LPN .(1yr
exp.) FLOOR STAFF for HOSPITALS. Per
Diem or 13/26 wk. C.N.A.S. PHELB.
Teree upioUJ ii erVly. 5c LUI.. pailU ,.-% o 1l
18' 2002 Four Winns Bow Rider Ski Boatl
190HP. Super clean. All the extra'sl War-
ranlied engine! Sunsport intenorl Call,
QUEEN-SIZE BED w/irame $120 Full-
size bed w/frame $90. Clean, quality beds.
Can deliver. 246-1832; ,
August 26th and 27th, at the Morocco
Shrine. 3800 St. Johns Bluff Road (9A),
'Jacksonville. North Florida Arms Collec-
tors. Info: (904)461-0273.
BED- BRAND name, queen set,
new, w/warranty m $129. Can deliver.
'(2) APPLE lpodds, 20gb, $125 each. Pyle
car in-dash stereo/ TV w/ 5in. screen &
Pyle in-dash DVD/ MP3 player & amp
$250 firm. Pro Dynamics prof. studio/
house speakers $2200. new, $300 :firm.
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & box, new still In boxes. $499.
Can deliver. 858-9350.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
55 GALLON tank w/ wooden cabinet & top
Incl. all access. $300 OBO. 764-0065 or
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedlc Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new In
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, (3 piece
with cambour doors) excellent condition,
96x19x78,', $500 OBO. Can e-mail a pic-
TOYOTA TACOMA accessories. Ladder
rack (rackit) $225. Diamond plate tool box
$100. Fiberglass topper $275. Or all for
WASHER DRYER (Kenmore Elite) HE3,
paid $1100 each,, sell $750 OBO. 30 day
guarantee, 241-3000. ,
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring..Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350. ..
BLONDE WOOD entertainment center
$500. Coffee & 2 end tables $50. Taupe
sofa, loveseat, chair & ottoman $500.
OAK CLAW-LEG oval dining table with. 4
barrel rattan chairs. Sell together or sepa-
rate table $200 chairs $100. 241-5668
YOU WILL WANT THIS
PokeRhythms...they can't fix. stupid...but
they can fix about everything- else. Get
yours NOW, everyday, FREE for 10 days
CURVED CUSTOM sectional, muted
earth tones, down textured cushions, exc.
cond., $500 OBO. Stationary bike, hardly
used $100. 241-2552.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER, exc. cond., $125.
Ge Dryer, $100. 30" electric stove $50. All
in good condition. Can deliver. 945-0226.,
HP COMPUTER new power supply new
monitor $200.00 firm 422-6707.
DINING' RM table w/ 4 chairs, china cabi-
net to match (green & black) $400- rolltop.
desk $100- good condition'616-3808.
FREE DIABETIC suppliesI Medicare pa-
tientsl Call Us Toll Free (866)294-3476
and receive a free meters Am-Med'QualIty
Diabetic Supplies .
FURNITURE: COUCHES, loveseats, din-
ing tables, .buffet, ent. center, dresser,
desks, desk chairs, wing chair, side
chairs. Call 616-1000.
DARK SOLID oak 3 pc Queen bedroom
set w/two drawer nite stand, $275 OBO.
Large 3 cushion Early American couch,
clean, excellent condition, $250 OBO.
WINDOW AIR Conditioner, 18,000 BTU,
(Roper), works fine. $75. 249-4882.
2002 MERCEDES C240 Sedan, black
w/tan' leather interior. 40,000 miles,.
,$18,500 OBO. Excellent condition. 904-
METAL ROOFING, Save $. Buy direct
from manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all accessories. Quick turn around. Deliv-
ery available, Toll free (888)393-0335.
LATIN PERCUSSION. Aspire conga set
natural with stand- 10 and 11 inch. $325
OBO, also Rogue double-neck electric
guitar with case $350 OBO. Both in excel-
Slent condition. 904-247-3264
HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
* stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
ANTIQUE DOLL, FURN., '40'S- 50's,
Hummels, collectibles. Silver, china, etc.
HARBORTOWN MARINA, deep water
.'boat slip for rent, 40ft. $500, 50ft. $600,
INCLUDES POTABLE WATER, ELEC-
TRIC, DOCK LOCKER. Cable and phone
service available @' slip. Mobile fuel serv-
ice & pump out also available. 46372845.
40' BOAT SLIP for sale, exclusive Har-
bortown Marina. $169K. 463-2845.
1988 GLASS STREAM Spirit, 21'. New .
Magic Tilt trailer. 7.4L, 330hp Mercruiser
engine & outdrive. .$6000 OBO 704-6717.
25' CATALINA Sailboat, 1980, 3 sails,
OB motor, radio, $7500 OBO. The, Sail-
boat Club., Free Sailing for Members.'
2004 HARLEY Davidson, Dyna low rider,
black; lots of chrome and accessories.
. $16,000 OBO 626-4863. ,
SEWING MACHINE Repairs Complete
rune-up All makes, all models. $49 50.
=AST PAINTING tub, shower plumbing,
nouseholO repairs guaranteed. 333-3325
HERMON'S MULTIPLE SERVICE
Specializing in Commercial and Residen-
tial Cleaning Lawn Care. Auto Cleaning,
Win.jow Cleaning Janionral Servces, etc
Call Hermon 246-4238. 612.1755
HANDYMAN- HOUSE, Yard, Hauling. Call
PADGETT'S A/C &: Heating, Inc. Family
owned and operated. When quality and
customer service, are demanded call
Travis at 588-5222.
SERVICE, REPAIRS, INSTALLATIONS
Free Estimates. License CAC1814887.
AUCTION- AUGUST 29, 30, 31. 33 resi- GOT A Business? Dramatically increase
dential & commercial building tracts & sales by accepting all major credit and
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ABSOLUTE AUCTION Saturday, 10am
August 19th. For Directions, inventory list,
pictures & .terms of sale,-: see
equipment, office furniture, cars, & more.
ABSOLUTE AUCTION HOUSE and 134'
Acres in 11 Tracts, Sugar Grove, VA. Mi-
nutes from National Forest and Parks. Au-
gust 19, 2006, 1:00 PM. VA'Auctioneer
#0326. Visit www.countsauction.com for
ANNUAL .RUMMAGE Aug, 25, Aug 26.
8a.m.- 2p.m. Jax Beach's Womans Club.
1315 2nd Ave. N. Jax. Beach
WICKER, STEMWARE, china, antique
dressers, lamps, vintage clothes, glass-
ware, depression glass, and more Satur-
day 8am-12pm, 317 5th Ave. S. 246-
MOVING SALE Saturday. Hand tools, dri
Press, band saw, vintage shopsmith, anti-
que furniture, trundle bed, & misc. 3603
1st St. South.
FLOORING ENGINEER'S. Tile, Wood,
Carpet. Sales & Installation. Free esti-
mates. Licensed/ Insured. Jim 813-6756.
LOOKING FOR work Beaches area. ,Will
clean your home as if my ownhhome. De-
AMY'S CLEANING service. 12 years ex-
perience, reference, tree estimates 220-
EXPERT UPHOLSTERY Cleaning. Will.
make it look like newly 223-0591.
GEN. ONE TIME CLEANING. Homes etc.
Dis. References. 242-2546,'566-5540.
TRACEY GRABILL cleaning services.
Residential/ commercial, licensed, insur-
ed. 874-7126, '
HOUSES WANTED to clean. 14 years ex-
perience. References. Maryann 377-6643.
iiisif^W li ts@
2004 JEEP Rangier- Willy's edition, auto-
matic, loaded, excellent cohditlon, 17,500
miles. Asking $17,500. 285-3228 or
95 4X4 Explorer Convertible Beach Bug-
gy- looks like a jeep. Runs like brand new.
1800 firm. 241-4204 Brent.
1995 FORD Econoline conversion van.
Excellent condition. 150,000 miles, $4500.
1997 KIA Sportage. 10QK miles.. Looks
and drives new. 4WD, Auto. Cold A/C
must sell. $2,900 OBO 716-2586.
TOYOTA SIENNA LE 2001. Great condi-
tion, 70k miles, While' gray interior.
$10,500 OBO. 588-4691
2004 KIA' Sorento SUV.; Well maintained
37,000 miles. Still, under warranty.
WINSOR LAWN Service Inc Competitive
rates. Call Alan 237-5301.
PROFESSIONAL LAWN service We mow
lawns Free estimales. 246-0967.
PALM TREES. Hedges Trimmed. Yard
Clean-ups. Mulching. Sooding. whatever it
takes, elc Dave 249-4724
CHEAP MOE'SI Complele lawn service
Mosl yards only $20 t9041422-0593
Grading, Lawn Replacements. Spread
Dirt, Gravel, Lime Rock, Mulch, Stone.
Irrigation Repairs. MUCH MORE! Bob,
PRESSURE WASHING. quality work al
reasonable pnce. Call Nick 349-5990
,OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Deck 8 lence
restoration. Pressure washing. License &
Insured. Call Kevin 994-0045.
PRESSURE WASHERS for rent or sale.
Tucker Equipmem Rental 246-1330
.-- .ALL BEACHES,-
Pressure Cleaning Mold. mildew special-
ist Roofs. sidewalks, driveways, decks
ed Free Estimates. 15% olt new commer-
A PLUS QUALITY PAINTING, INC. Top
notch work guaranteed. Painting, Irim.
carpentry, wood repair, pressure washing.
Licensed/ Insured. Free estimates. 861-
RETIRED PAINT contractor gening bored
Paini interior, exterior, ne* construction &
repainls. Breni 241-4204.
TWO "Mi" PAINTING
NEW CONSTRUCTION, remodeling and
repaint. Residential and commercial. Men-
lion tnis ad 246-1529 '
BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
FAST INTERIOR painting, drywall, tex-
ture. Specialize in smaller jobs. Will work
evenings & weekends. Licensed,' insured,
MERCEDES ROADSTER 2000 500SL,
well maintained, great driving, 2 tops, new
Michelins, 98,000 miles, $24,900.
BMW. 5281 2000 Steptronic w/less than
2000 miles on new eng. and transmission.
White/ tan int., 6 disc CD, power every-
thing inc. headrests and tilt steering, ulti-
mate int. package, new tires, memory
seats, linled windows, the list goes on.
Great looking car, smooth ride. 2 yr war-
ranty on new BMW engine. Call 476-6772'
or email@example.com for more de-
tails and/or pics. $21 K OBO.
1983 JEEP- J-10, one owner, 246-1788.
1996 JEEP Wrangler, 4cyl, 4WD, runs
great. $3900: Gary (904)509-5865.
1998 TOYOTA Camry, good cond., cool
A/C, theft proof. $4500 OBO. 327-1081.
1971 VW Super Beetle, white, new tires,
maintenance record from 2002. $2000.
249-9120 Ivye message.
2000 NISSAN Ultima GXE, excellent con-
dition, low miles, '4 door, power windows,
locks cruise, new tires. $7400 OBO.
S.E. STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS.
Please see our Ad in the Business Re-
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable lor qualiry repairs service
calls, painting, improvemenis and miscel.
laneous jots. DAVE 246-6628
C&J REPAIR Services Carpentry. Dry-
wall, Painiing.-Papernangir,.3,- Tling, eli:
Licensedjnsured. 955-0593, 241-1.461..
HANDYMAN SERVICES interior or exte-
rior from A-Z. Call Bill at 228-9241.
BIG MOVING sale. Everything goes Fri-
day & Saturday, 8am-lpm, 505 Bowies
SATURDAY. AUGUST 19th. 8am-lpm.
210 Bay SIreet Household. lisning lackle,
beach siuff, elc No Early Birds
ACTIVE NANNY honest; .dependable,
transportation & references. $9-$11/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. F/T & P/T.
FREELANCE BOOKKEEPER for hire. All
aspects of accounting. 10+ yrs. exp. Ref-
erences avail. 703-6550.
PRIVATE DUTY CNA providing 24 hr day
care. Exp. refs & background Cynthia.
MALE RN, 23 years experience. Avail to
provide weekend and evening care to your
ill or 'elderly loved one. Excellent referen-
ces. Call Rick 207-0610.
WASHER & Dryer, Whirlpool Imperial ser-
ies, works well, wasner neeas $7 part,
$150 takes both. 241-0780 .
FREE FIREWOOD, you pick upl 1210 7th
Ave. N., Jax Bch.:
MOVING SALE: sofa, dining table
w/chairs, desks, lamp, chairs, tools and
many misc. Friday & Saturday, 1927 Sel-
va Marina Drive.
RENOVATION SALE everything from A-Z,
Saturday, 8:30-12pm, 40 Solana Rd. (ok
to park at 44 Solano).
PERSCHEL & MEYER PEST MGMT.
We service thousands bf beach residents.
PHILLIPS .POOL CARE, Serving, the
beaches. Frank Phillips. Licensed. 316-
DAVID'S POOL SERVICE. Weekly clean-
ing. Most residential pools $25/week+
chemicals. Licensed, Insured. We make
your life a little easier. 285-0240.
DEMO HOMESITES wanted nowl For the
New Kayak Pooll The above-ground pool
with in-ground features! Unique opportuni-
ty. Save up to $4000. Call (866)348-7560
Free Estimatesl Financling.
CANNON EOS 33/ELAN 7 SLR Camera,
3 lenses, 420 EX flash and bag. $350.
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Summer Beach Run kicks
offJax Grand Prix season
Fri':co iu Eujnmi-
At the 11th annual Iron Woman Tennis Championships, Hop Hartman and Sharon Long,
right, defeated Cindy Weber and Danni Norwood in the final.
H ow many of these
questions can you get
right? Most of our local
races are more than just a lit-
tle warm, but which one is
HOT? What is our oldest local
race? In which race do turtles
It's a hot one all right, the
Triathlon. The Carrabba's
Summer Beach Run celebrates.
its 41st running on August
26th, the oldest race in
Florida. And a new event to
help preserve North Florida's
sea turtles, the Turtle Trot,
takes place on Labor Day.
But first a history lesson.
The year was 1965. Lyndon
B. Johnson was president of
the U.S. The Vietnam War
was gaining momentum but
wouldn't hit full stride until a
few ears later. The Beatles, a
band from Liverpool,
England, were setting the
world on fire. Every kid had
to have a guitar and some
long hair. Civil rights and
women's rights were the
issues of the day. Martin
Luther King, Jr. and Robert F.
Kennedy were still alive and
making their voices heard.
Retrospectively, we know
now, it was the calm before
the storm. For not long after-
ward, America would never be
In the summer of '65 a
group of largely high school
runners assembled along
Seminole Beach for a five-
mile race organized by a few
Jacksonville area high school
cross-country coaches: Larry
Monts, Chuck McPhilomy
and Ron Popell.
The race was born out of a
combination of financial need
and common sense. The three
coaches wanted a bit of a pre-
season tune-up prior to the
prep cross-country season and
had grown tired of the long,
expensive trip to South
Florida to find a race. The
obvious occurred to them:
W\hy travel to a race when we
could create our own?
So it was that the first
Beach Run was born.
The first Beach Runs floated
around under different man-
agement until in 1976 a new
organization, the Jacksonville
Track Club, took control of
the event. Not long after-
wards the race saw some very
impressive attendance num-
Originally the race would
start at one or two o'clock in
the afternoon, the hottest
part of a sweltering August
day. No one ever seemed to
mind the hellish conditions;
it was considered part of the
Burning sun, melting heat,
and stifling humidity: all just
part and parcel of running
the illustrious, highly compet-
itive Beach Run.
In those days the race was a
straight shot: Five miles from
Hanna Park in Seminole
Beach south to the Lifeguard
Tower in Jacksonville Beach.
Despite the conditions it was
rather nice. The beach was
full of people urging the
intrepid runners on. It had an
almost carnival-like atmos-
phere. And in five miles you
got to see a lot of beach.
Today's Beach Run does its
best to avoid those dreadful
conditions. This year's race
will be run at the amiable
time of 6 p.m. The course is
out-and-back from the
Lifeguard Tower in
In the "old days" you
would have to take a shuttle
bus back to your car left in
Hanna Park. Now you have
your car close by and you can
stick around for a party the
likes of which never existed
in the past.
The sponsor, Carrabba's
Italian Grill, will provide deli-
clods f ee food ah8a iin-.
Before the awards presenta-
tion begins you can also
enjoy live music. No doubt -
about it, the Beach Run post-
race party is one of the best
This classic, historic 5-mile
race takes place on Saturday,
August 26. There is a one-mile
fun run for kids that takes
place at 6:05 p.m., just five
minutes after the blue ribbon
event begins. All participants
in the one-mile will receive a
The Carrabba's Summer
Beach Run lkicks off the new.
2006-2007 Jacksonville Grand
PrL\x season and in addition to
150 age-group awards to be
handed out, $600 worth of
prize money is up for grabs.
There is also a team division.
For more information about
the races call 731-1900.
Not enough for \you? How
about an Olympic distance
triathlon the next day at 7:30
a.m.? Just as in the Olympics
the race has a swim of 1.5
kilometers, a 40K cycle ride
and a 10K run.
Taking place for the fourth
time, the Hammerhead's HOT
race is located at Camp
Blanding (about 30 miles
southwest of Jacksonville).
The bike and foot race will
take place in Camp Blanding
and the swim portion of the
race will be in the tranquil
waters of Kingsley Lake.
Triathletes do not miss this
race. And if you delay you
just might. There is a 300-per-
son cut-off and no day-of-race
registration, so enter now.
Want to help out? The event
is looking for volunteers. Log
on to hammerheadolympic-
The triathlon is growing
like a weed. Just look at our
area; we have gone from three
annual events to seven: the
three Beaches Fine Arts Sprint
races, the thiee on Fort
George Island and the HQT
race. More than double the
races in just the last few years.
And lastly, let's not forget
the turtles. The Turtle Trot
takes places on Labor Day,
September 2nd, at Fort Clinch
State Park in Fernandina
Beach. Five K and 10K
run/walks will begin at 8:30
a.m. and two fun-runs for
kids, a half-mile and a one-
riile, start at 9:45 a.m. Check
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Panthers outside hitter Cierra
Pillsbury dives to save a shot
last Saturday against
Episcopal High during the girls
volleyball Preseason Classic
played at Nease High School.
The event also included the
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