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Weekend Edition December 1, 2006
Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963
for 20th St. N
by LIZA MITCHELL
After failing to stop the city
from paving their road, resi-
dents of 20th Street North in
Jacksonville Beach are taking
legal action to block an assess-
ment imposed to pay for the
Glvnn Wilson is among those
who filed an injunction against
the city to quash an ordinance
approved by the City Council in
September to assess property
owners S165.5-1 per foot of
frontage to pave a block-long
portion of the roadway.
Wilson said property owners
filed the injunction 10 days after
the vote because they felt they
were being unfairly charged for
a project they did not need.
"Our intention was to stop
the assessment," he said. "We
felt like we could not stop the
Two of the lots along the
unpaved stretch were exempt
from the assessment because the
homes front an area of 9th Street
North that was part of a previ-
ous dust control paving effort
and have already paid for that
Wilson said during that 1992
dust control project, property
owners were only assessed $7.61
per foot compared to the cur-
See PAVING, A-3
A representative from the
Jacksonville - Duval County
Council on Elder Affairs will
speak and listen to seniors'
concerns at the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center
on Dec. 6 at 11 a.m.
The Town Meeting will be
held to gain insight on sen-
iors' community concerns
in the Beaches area.
The meeting is open to
anyone, organizers said.
Seniors were surveyed to
learn about some of the
main areas that need
improvement in the area.
and the items included
affordable housing, public
transportation and crime.
according to Ron Moore,
clerical support specialist for
A sign posted along a Plaza
Street in Atlantic Beach makes a
point, literally, to passersby. The
pointer directs attention to a
longstanding home along the
road. Owners of smaller homes
have maintained that their rights,
including access to air and light,
have been impinged on by those
who insist on building larger
homes on small lots.
Photo by LIZA MITCHELL
4 Beach groups
get arts grants
: FROMOA SETFF
Four Beaches groups were among 26 Duval
County cultural organizations recently award-
: . . ed a share of $3 million in general operating
support through the Cultural Service Grant
The program is funded through the City of
Jacksonville and administered by the Cultural
Council of Greater Jacksonville.
Grant allocations are made based on an
organization's fiscal and administrative capa-
bility', program excellence, community out-
:4 reach and diversity in programming.
Organizations are assigned funding levels
based on their annual operating revenues,
according to the council. Level IIs have
budgets between $250,000-4750,000; and
Level Ills have budgets below $250,000.
Funding recommendations, which have
been' approved by the Cultural Council Board
of Directors, were made by the Cultural
Service Grant Panel, which is a group of com-
.- munity representatives, City Council board
members, and representatives from the
. layor's Office. Funds are disbursed quarter-
l' to organizations to qualifying organiza-
. ---"With the support of the Mayor's Office and
- 0 our City Council we were proud to make cul-
"J. tural grants that will entertain, educate and
enrich Jacksonville residents," Robert Arleigh
.W--,hite, executive director of the Cultural
, Council said in a release announcing the
.- "In a difficult funding year, our organiza-
tions are poised to provide high quality and
innovative programs that positively impact
jlacksonville's quality of life and at the same
tinie stimulate economic development."
The grant awards.are as follows:
At Level II:
Beaches Fine Arts Series - $52,225
Players-by-the-Sea - $47,140
' At Level Ill:
J.. .Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre-
r Beaches Area Historical Society - $37,496
Photoby ROBDEANGELO. The money may be spent toward operations
Fletcher High guard Alex Brooks dribbles up court as she's guarded by Nease's Carlyn Williams during Tuesday and details of exact planned expenditures
night's game. The Senators defeated the Panthers 56-42. Complete story on page A-9. were not available.
Computer classes for seniors free at center
by CHUCK ADAMS and get the pointer to go in the intend- learning which buttons do what."
STAFF I'RITER e-I direct-inn .That's an' a eo,. rnou but As to what she hopes to take away
"I decided to join the new century" is
why Fred Seller signed up for computer
beginners classes being offered for three
weeks at the Neptune Beach Senior
"Totally green" is how Dorothy Jean
South of Atlantic Beach described her-
self in terms of computer knowledge.
And staking a claim in "Ed's comput-
er" is why West Beaches resident
Virginia Maxted joined up.
Seller's plans to "join the new centu-
ry" extend not only to computers but
also to cell phones, seeing as how he got
his first cellular telephone "the other
.And he is not completely ignorant
"I did turn one on once," he said.
So at least he knows how to start
"Not anymore," the Neptune Beach
resident said with a wry smile, then
added, "I've forgotten."
Jim Stenstrup, who's been teaching
computers for 15 years through adult
education, is instructing the Senior
Center's two computer classes, one for
beginners, the other for intermediates.
The sessions began Nov. 28.
Stenstrup said the biggest challenge,
no matter what the age group, is getting
his students to "coordinate the mouse
Stenstrup emphasized he takes it slow
with his senior students.
"We start with turning on the com-
puter," he said. "By the end of the three
weeks, they'll have their own Internet
mail and be able to do the things they
want to do. But it's mostly with the
Internet, sending email messages, trying
to keep up with the grandkids."
Each class has access to six computers,
and each class is full. The other mem-
bers of the beginners class are George
and Kathleen Hornbeck, who live in the
Isle of Palms, and Atlantic Beach resi-
dent .ane Tibbs.
South got into the program because
someone signed up for the beginners
class, then opted up to intermediate. But
she entered with a degree of fear and
trepidation, particularly after pushing a
button on an all-access computer at a
local office - and all the other comput-
ers in the place went down. Her daugh-
ter, with whom she lives, told her,
South, who will be 76 in January,
worked in retail sales when she was
younger. Her daughter has a computer.
but she's never touched it.
"It's something new," South said of
the computer course. "I'm a little scared,
a little nervous. I guess the main thing is
rPihu uoy CnuCK, , lnAMo
Kathleen and George Hornbeck, who live in
the West Beaches, get ready for their first
computers for beginners session Tuesday at
the Neptune Beach Senior Center.
from the class, she said, "Just the
basics, I suppose."
Maxted was following in her hus-
band's footsteps to some degree,
since he took an Internet course at
the Neptune Beach center several
"1 decided I really ought to learn
how to use Ed's computer," said
Maxted, who has her own little
mailer. "We don't need to have two
When employed as an elementary
school secretary, Maxted used a com-
puter, but it was only for her school
system duties such as printing labels,
lists and statistics.
"I think it's time," she said. "I
don't really know how and why. And
I've always been leery of hitting the
wrong button and cancelling every-
thing. Just walking up to a computer
and turning it on, looking at all
those icons on the initial screen, I
don't know what they do. I don't
know hosy to get to them."
But after the course, Maxted said
she hopes to be able to retrieve
email from her husband's computer
and write her own letters. In three
weeks she'll be able to claim "Ed's
computer" for herself.
"It'll be ours," she said.
Chesnut, Hartkemeyer face runoff
by LIZA MITCHELL
Two candidates vying for the
District I seat on the
Jacksonville Beach City Council
addressed several issues facing
the city at a forum sponsored
this week by the Beaches
Steve Hartkemeyer and Scott
Chesnut participated in a ques-
tion and answer session during
the 30-minute forum at the
city's golf clubhouse.
"I commend Scott for going
through this with me,"
Hartkemeyer said. "This has
been a long road to hoe."
Chesnut said he hopes that
voters in the district will come
out and vote in the county's
only run off election.
"it's tough to get people back
out in the middle of the holi-
days," he said.
The candidates tackled issues
such as building height, afford-
able housing and public safety.
As a participant in the city's
height study committee over
two years ago, Chesnut said he
was surprised to learn during his
campaign that building height
is still a concern.
See ELECTION, A-3
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Around the Beaches
USO to be rededicated
The renovated USO Center
at 2560 Mayport Road in
Atlantic Beach will hold a
Monday at 3 p.m. The renovat-
ed 7,000 square foot facility
includes an upgraded cyber
cafe, complete with new com-
puters; a children's playroom;
a larger kitchen area with new
appliances; an expanded park-
ing lot; new video gaming
equipment, and games and tel-
evisions for the entertainment
and lounge areas. Renovations
to the outdated center were
made , possible through '
$720,000 donation from Mark
Gelfand as well as contribu-
tions from The Boeing
Entertainment and CSX.
Members if the congressional
delegation and local officials,
as well as USO and military
leadership, are expected to
attend the opening. A cookout
for local service members will
follow the rededication cere-
AB instructor teach
teens in jail
Troubled teens will learn
positive life skills, such as con-
fidence and leadership skills
through an Atlantic Beach-
based martial arts program.
The Working Warrior, Inc., a
company specializing in mar-
tial arts training, offers a 24-
week program "Power, Polish
and Purpose," for juveniles in
the Jacksonville jail.
The program, which has
been awarded funding from
the Jacksonville Sheriff's
Office, builds self-esteem, con-
fidence and leadership quali-
ties through martial arts train-
ing, its organizers said.
Peggy Johnson, a resident of
Ponte Vedra Beach, began the
youth program nine years ago
and then brought in Atlantic
Beach resident Kirk Farber,
who has a 6th degree black belt
in Cuong Nhu martial arts.
2 FHS students up for
Fletcher High School's Kevin
Lehane and Jamilah Brown
have been nominated for the
Wendy's High School Heisman
The program, awarded in
conjunction with the colle-
giate Heisman, celebrates the
achievements of the nation's
top high school seniors both
in and out of the classroom.
Principal 'Dane Gilbert nomi-
nated th two fortheir academ-
ic aptitude, athletic talent and
exceptional commitment to
their school and communities.
"At Fletcher High School, we
prepare our students for suc-
cess by encouraging them to
develop in all areas of their
lives. Wendy's High School
Heisman is the ultimate award
we can bestow on our students
'for their achievements
throughout high school," said
Lehane has a 4.7 GPA, is a
varsity baseball player and
member of National Honor
Society, Leadership and
Fellowship of Christian
Athletes. Brown has a 4.7 GPA,
is a varsity volleyball player
and also plays varsity basket-
ball and varsity flag football.
Brown is also a member of Mu
Alpha Thata, National Honor
Society, Interact Service Club
and a Senior Class Officer.
"These students are the
future community leaders,"
said Archie Griffin, the only
two-time winner of the presti-
gious Heisman Memorial
Trophy and Wendy's High
School ' Heisman program
Created in 1994, the
Wendy's High School Heisman
program, has been celebrating
youth excellence for 13 years.
The program consists of five
phases - Nomination, State
Finalists, State Winners,
National Finalists and National
Winners. Entries are evaluat-
ed by ACT Assessment during
initial phases and then passed
on to a panel of judges.,
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State Road A1A
to be resurfaced
portion of SJ
Resurfacing of State Road
A1A from Sawgrass to the
Duval County line has been
added to the Florida
Transportation's projects for
,The resurfacing, one of seven
new projects added to the
DOT's plans, is scheduled for
2011 to 2012, according to a
news release from the DOT.
It is part of the DOT's $2.9
billion in projects planned for
the next five years, which also,
includes landscaping along
State Road AIA from Fairfield
Drive to the Duval County
line, planned for 2008-9;.,
The DOT plans upcoming
public hearings tailored for
each of the 18 -counties in
District 2, beginning with
Monday's meeting in
Jacksonville, which will
include discussion of plans for
St. Johns County.
That meeting will be held at
the DOT Training Center, 2198
Edison Ave., off 1-10 at the
Cont. from A-
"We're getting hammered to
build this Taj Mahal of streets,"
he said. "It's not fair."
City officials opted to pave
the street to allow the develop-
ment of three vacant lots and
improve safety and access to the,
Alan Hall, who owns the three
lots, tried unsuccessfully for two
. years to obtain the building per-
mits needed to develop the lots.
City planners denied Hall's
application for a building per-
mit because the roadway was
not up the current standards.
City Manager George Forbes
said city code requires the instal-.
lation of public infrastructure
prior to issuing building permits
"We didn't just wake up one
morning and decide the road
needed to be paved," he said. "It
needs to be changed from a'
quieticit~.fdriveway to a regular
city block to support the con-
Wilson said the city wrongly
contends thfiat the street is an'
unopened right of way because
it has two manholes and exist-
ing sewer, water, electric, cable
and phone service.
' "They are using something to
drive this that is illegal and
unconstitutional," he said. "It's
just wrong. It makes no sense to
do what they've done."
City Attorney Stephen
Stratford maintains that the
unpaved roadway does not
In addition to St. Johns
County projects, those in
Baker, Putnam, Clay, Nassau
and Duval counties will be up
Among other projects
planned in St. Johns County
are the following:
* The St. Augustine heritage'
sign program has been moved
out one year to 2007-8; '
* The historic restoration of
the St. Augustine Lighthouse.
tower has been moved out one
year to 2008-9;
* A traffic signal at State
Roads 13 and 16 in 2010-11;
* Erosion control on State
Road AlA from the Flagler
County line to Summer Haven
in 2011-12, and
*A feasibility study on addi-
tional safety on State Road
A1A at the fort in St. Augustine
in 2008-9. ,
For more information, call
the FDOT at 800-749-2967, ext.
3714 or .e-mail gina.bussch-
qualify under the city ordinance
as an open right of way because
it serves as more of a driveway to
a single family home than a reg-
ular city block.
"From the write ups, drawings
and renderings that I have seen,
it is a driveway with a house at
the bottom of it," Stratford said.
Attorney Paul Eakin, repre-
senting the group of property
owners opposing the paving,
contends in the injunction that
his clients should not be respon-
sible for paying for a project
with no added benefit.
Several calls to Eakin's office
were not returned bit Wilsori
said the city missed the deadline
to respond to the injunction.
"'They are formally, officially
in default," he said Monday,
which he said ,.ras the deadline.
Forbes said while he was
aware of an injunction, neither
'he or city,.,attorneW
f(tratford were' notifiedgI
actual court date.
"What I do know is that they
filed for it," Forbes said Tuesday.
"My understanding is that there
has been no hearing set so we're
Forbes said the city has met
all of the legal requirements and
plans to proceed with the road
"We think we are doing the
right things for the right rea-
son," Forbes said.
"Unfortunately, people some-
Stem's appointment questioned by some
by LAURA FOWLER
Former. St. Johns County
Commissioner Karen Stem may
have lost her seat on the com-
mission this year, but her voice
and influence on regional and
county issues will far from
Stem was appointed Nov. 7 by-
Gov. Jeb Bush to serve on the
Northeast Florida Regional
Council until 2009 as a guber-
natorial delegate, representing
St. Johns County.
The move.has the new mem-
bers on the County
Commission - Republicans,
Ron Sanchez and Tom Manuel
- scratching their heads.
"I'm not real happy about it,"
Sanchez said in an interview last
"I :can certainly see that it
[Stern's appointment] may
cause some problems."
Manuel said he was "sur-
prised" to learn of her appoint-.*
Cont. from A-1
"I feel like Johnny Appleseed
having to explain why there
are more condos going up," he
said. "I thought it was a dead
,Chesnut said he would like,
the city to amend the city's
building permitting process. to
allow one extension after a six
month period to begin con-
Failure to begin substantial
construction would result in
the loss of the permit t, requir-
ing the developer to reapply.
"I know it's a radical idea,"
Chesnut said. "I agree it could,
be a legal battle but citizens
want to see something done
Hartkemeyer said , building
permits apply to different
stages of a project that must be
inspected and approved before
a developer can proceed with
the next phase.
"That permit is for the pro-
tection of all citizens," he said.;
"Otherwise we open ourselves
up to some pretty heavy law-
The lack of affordable hous-
ing at the Beaches is also a seri-
ous crisis that the candidates
agreed needs immediate atten-
"Can the City Council cause
the.,price, .of., houses, to, go0
down? Definitely . no,t
Hartkemeyer said. "But we can
continue to work with BEAM.
to identify the different servic-
es that are available."
Chesnut said he didn't real-
ize the volume of rental prop-
erty in the city until he was out
campaigning door to door.
"Stabilizing the rental com-
munity out here will help. We
need to let people know that'
it's okay to rent," he said. "It's
not a dirty word."
Hartkemeyer said a collabo-
rative effort with the county
will help generate more afford-
He said he intends to ask fel-
low commissioners to elect him
to the council as a delegate of
the County Commission, and'
said he hopes he and Stem can
work well together.
The 35-member regional
council is made up of delegates
from seven counties, among
- them St. lohns and Duval coun-'
able housing. He stressed the
importance of special commit-
tees to help find a solution.
;"It's a very tough thing.
There is no easy answer,". he
said, noting that the city is
largely built out. "There is no
where to put it. We need to"
make the best of what we've
As a property owner for over
25 years, Hartkemeyer said he
faced similar pains in 1981
when he purchased his first
home in Neptune Beach for
"I had to scrape the money
together for the down pay-
ment," he said.' "Unfortunately
the prices went up. We're in
the same boat now that . we
were in then."
On 'public safety, Chesnut
sAid the city is starting to expe-
rience "a bend in the road"
with the retention problems at
the city's fire department but
said he hopes that firefighters
will be able to earn a salary that
will allow them to stay at -the
"I want ,to, know that the
people protecting our homes
.can live here," he said.
the department for its' safety
record and supports a competi-
tive incentive package to
increase pay, and benefltsi m-.,! ,
:... -"-.It, takes .1.- iiettadin ,.kuIJq a "
individual that wants to be a
part of a small department," he
said. "We are taking the right
steps to keep them here."
Hartkemeyer said after the.
forum that he was ,grateful for
the opportunity to participate
in the community and make a
Chesnut, said regardless of
Tuesday's outcome, he plans to
maintain an active role in the
"I'm not going to disappear,"
The council was established
in 1977 with the purpose of
identifying the area's natural,
economic and social issues and
coordinating efforts to manage
Two-thirds of the delegates
are locally elected county and
municipal officials and one-
third are gubernatorial
Stem saidd Tuesday that she
sees no potential problems aris-
ing between her and the new
members of the St. Johns
County Commission. .
"One of my strengths is to be
able. to work with all types of
personalities," she said.
She said she would have "no
problem" working with either
Manuel or Sanchez.
Stern was the St. Johns
County Commission's represen-
tative on the council for. the past
four years, and she.,was council
president in her last year.
During that time, the council
appointed her as chair of the
Regional . Task Force for'
The council assured her that
she would be able to stay on as
chair of the task force even after
she left office as a commissioner,
she said Tuesday. Then she
learned of her appointment
"It just seemed like a natural
move," Stem said.
In her run for reelection to
the District 2 seat,.Stem raised
more money than any other
commission candidate, with the
runner-up, Bruce Maguire, a dis-
tant second. , Both are
Republicans, as is Bush.
Stem said she is aware that
some' residents, mainly those
who worked to 'oust her from
her commission seat, oppose
Stem said she has received a
few e-mails of opposition from
residents..One in particular was
from a resident who was "dis-
gusted" with Bush's move to
appoint her, she said.
. That resident also thought
she was keeping sitting commis-
sioners from filling those del-
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SomeJB voters still
to vote Tuesday
Leader recommends Hartkemeyer
Slightly more than 5,000 Jacksonville Beach voters are
eligible to cast ballots Tuesday in a district seat race for
the City Council.
In the race for District One, which includes much of
southern Jacksonville Beach, Scott Chesnut and Steve
Hartkemeyer are vying for voter's affection - and atten-
tion. . . '
Neither of the candidates secured a clear majority
during the November election, when there was a third
candidate in the race. Now the two top vote getters are
hoping voters will vote for them Tuesday.
There are no other races on that ballot, so turnout is
expected to be sparse as only those living in the district
can cast ballots. If you are eligible, please remember to
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We have said before that .we believe Hartkemeyer,
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We recommend Steve Hartkemeyer for District One.
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Letters to the editor: don't forget to record the voic
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Safety is our top issue -
To the editor:'
Regarding the recent letter
entitled "Our Issues", we want'
to express that a strong priori-
ty for Jacksonville Beach
should be the safety in our
community, rather than the
When we read the Police
Beat, we are shocked and sad-
dened about the crime in this
We recently attended the
Citizens Police Academy
offered by the Jacksonville
Beach Police Department. We
learned a lot from Chief Bruce
Thomason and various police
officers who gave presenta-
tions in their areas of expertise.
We believe that our police
department is highly efficient,
but the concentration of bars
in downtown contributes to
the high crime in the: area.
Hopefully the two extra police
officers will help alleviate this
Where was the City Council
when so many bars were
Even recently, a new bar was
built on 2nd. Street! Emphasis
on SAFETY is urgently
Joan and Hiram Lomanto
A wooden trunk with a big
brass latch sits. on the
floor of my bedroom.
My children .know that it's
called my treasure box. In it'
are drawings, writings, letters.
and mementos of, my three,
children's lives so far. I bought
it years ago when I realized
that I couldn't frame, hang up,
or pile everything that I want-
ed to remember the "moment"-
by. There are even pairs of lit-.
tle tennis shoes and red Mary'
Janes that I couldn't part with.
,For years, they would proudly
show me something, then ask,
"Are you going to put this in
your treasure box?"
I finally gave in to my
youngest child after she
begged to use our video camera
�ortnate to 7ha e Stern to "make- her own video".
: ..' . . .. . . .- . . . of.her-.labors, I .realized that I
To the editor: will ensure that we continue to had almost let a very special
In 1980, I was the have strong solid representa- part of her childhood slip away
Governor's staff person respon- tion. Indeed, this was the leg- without saving a memory of it:
sible for seeking the passage of islative intent in agreeing with her voice as a small child.
legislation that provided for the Governor that there Her "mo\ie" was a tour of
citizen appointments by the should be citizen appoint- our house, written, produced,
Governor to local Regional ments. and filmed by her as she
Planning Councils. These Karen Stern has been an walked around our home.
appointments over the years effective elected official mem- . It is a masterpiece. .
have produced a number of ber of the RPC, she will contin- She took the camera and
enlightened citizens who have ue that role as a Gubernatorial wandered from room to room,
made a major contribution to appointment. The Policy board upstairs and down, and record-
the policies of Regional of the council should represent ed her impressions her home. I
Planning Councils in this many viewpoints. saw everything in my house,
state. We are quite fortunate that things that I walk by every day,
For most citizen appointees, we have had the stability of with a new. perspective.
there is a learning curve on the staff at the NE Florida Regional Constantly zooming in arid
business of the councils, that Planning Council and the sta- out in, motion sickness fash-
somewhat limits their effec- ability of leadership [from] both ion, she covered every room
tiveness as an appointee. So we elected officials and and its. contents: the little
are very fortunate that the Gubernatorial appointees over chair that she sits in each
Governor decided to appoint the years. Karen Stern will con- morning in our kitchen, a tour
Karen Stem as one of the rep- tinue to give her very best, I
resentatives from this area to am sure.
the Northeast Florida Regional ,
Planning council. Her back- Richard Bowers' A/10 1 0S' t
ground in policy in education Ponte Vedra Beach
as well as county government S o m
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To the editor:
The [Leader] reporting on
the whereabouts of defeated
St. ', Johns, County
Commissioner, Karen Stern,
included some political salt
and pepper comments that I.
found perverse. That she
received a gubernatorial
appointment to a regional
council dealing with county
governance issues should be
neither a surprise nor a disap-
pointment to anyone.
She's a Republican, just off a'
four year term in elected office,
had been a member of the
same body as: a representative
of 'the County Commission
and is obviously well thought
of within that council having
been chosen for leadership
positions in same. The idea
that, having just beaten some-
of her bedroom as she confess-
es that she not a great "cleaner
upper", to her description of a
drawing her brother made
which I hung on a cabinet
years .ago. The"movie" is now,.
one of my most precious pos-'
sessio6ns because she is'the nar-
rator and I have her tiny voice
with its lisps and giggles as she
explains her world as she see it,
We forget what power the
sound of a voice has in evok-
ing memories. We can look at
pictures of moments and
remember the look of some-
thing, but do we accurately
remember the sound of the
moment? Just think of the
scenes and feelings that come
about when you hear the voice
of Julie Andrews, Howard
Cosell, or President Roosevelt's
voice over the radio in Dec. of
1941. What I wouldn't give to
hear one of my grandparent's
voices again. I wish I'd had the
sense to ask them about their
own childhoods and ha\
I remember years ag(
'kids, being puzzled whi
sister . and brother-
recorded themselves re
my nieces' favorite be
stories. They gave the ca
to their daughters
Christmas so that theyi
play it whenever they
to. Can you imagine o1
when they have their
children and play the ta
them? I realize that the
first have to explain w
the world a cassette tape
you get the point.
There are companies
have this concept nailed
in which you can create
animals, and tape your
on a small recorder tha
. when you squeeze the ai
Sand. I[did this for my d
year, and each grandchi
my parents a message
ing them for different
My parents played this
their friends so many
that the bear was kidn
for a few months.
In this time of frenzi
choices, choose som
simple. Make a gift of
ries. Record your child
family members singi
reading, or just interview
about something or sor
,1 promise their answer
impressions will surprise
and create a gift for all t
Dr. von Thron is a pedia
wholives in Neptune Bead
her husband, children
sion must shift gear:
one in an election, you don't
expectito hear from him or her
again is plain naive. That's'one
of the values of political par-
ties;' experienced officials are
not 'thrown on the trash heap.
If they were, A. Lincoln would
never have been President.
Ms. Stern noted that she had
received what I would call the
political equivalent of ;hate
mail on her appointment.
Someone hac mailed her,
ranting ' "disgust" at the
Governor's choice,. that is, her
appointment. Nice, huh? My
guess is that the e-mail's
author was one of those who
claimed that big money con-
trolled the election, process.
Both are examples of petty
In a companion article.
Administrator Ben A
retirement, it was refe
that a . sitting C
get the Commission's ap
for a resolution opposil
Stern's appointment. Fu
course; the Governor's
is his to make. Savvy. l
ous politicians usually a
a more magnanimous p
and refrain from attem
flog an exiting colleague
I would never wist
County Commission an
but success, but I would
gest a quick shift in gea
more circumspect pC
modus than we have be(
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T Tas everyone had
a enough of political
1 JL campaign signs?
Especially tiresome and
---- unsightly are those numerous
'little ones that are stuck in
the ground along the road a
--- foot or two apart, all saying
the same thing so you
shouldn't overlook the mes-
sage or, above all, the candi-
date's name. It's dopey. At
s least,the Burma-Shave signs
each contained a different
t" line and were entertaining.
After the election, when
the candidates or their
staffers collect their signs,
ve that what do they do with them?
A newspaper in NMcAIlen,
o, pre- Texas, The Monitor, looked
en my ..into.it and published the
in-law results. Some of the "signees"
leading . reportedly were saving the,
edtime signs for the next election..
ssettes Others took them to the recy-
one cling center. .
could A few were more inventive.
wanted: one guy used his to insulate
ne day the inside of his jeer blind. A
r own woman made hers into insu-
ipe for nation for her chicken coop.
ey will Presumably, they turned the
hat in things around before nailing
is, but them up so as not to bore
hunters to death or make the
s that hens stop laying eggs.
I. One Some people just kept the
stuffed posters for their sentimental
voice value. I imagine these were
t plays generally winning candi-
nlmal's... dates. It doesn't appear.likely
iadlas.t that many wo.uld-be ,pos
ila left " would hang onto stacks of
thank- stuff reminding them of a
things. failed campaign.
for all One Internet forum com-
times menter, a Republican con-
iapped stituent, told about using
political signs for practical
ed gift jokes at work. He and anoth-
ething er employee, a Democrat,
memo- have taken turns playing
iren or tricks on each other with
ng or yard signs. For instance, the
' them GOP man put a huge
meone. Republican sign on the Dem's
rs and desk. In retaliation, the latter
se you snapped a photo of the sign
imnes.. being run- over by one of the
atrican company's steamrollers and
ch with installed it as the desktop on
, and" the Rep's computer. Seems
like a good way to get fired.
means of utilizing obsolete
political signs was originated
S by a contributor to a
Massachusetts art gallery. He
superimposes abstract designs
over the printing on large
S yard signs with discarded
S.house paint salvaged from
landfills. The finished work is
.dams'' intended to represent "fear,
renced hope, and peace." Hmm,'as a
countyy style, the paintings could be
ted to called "art drecko."
)proval. Idea for old political signs:
ng Ms. Use the small ones as fans.
tile, of -They'll create a cool breeze,
choice after having generated hot
%ictori- air. Advice for staffers regard-
issume ing sign language: Be careful
)osture when writing it. If the candi-
ipts.to date's campaign office is
e. next door to a Burger King,
h ,our don't put the sign too close
thing to the one for the BK.
d sug- Otherwise it might say
ar to a "Headquarters of (candi-
)litical date's name). Home .of the
eni see- Whopper."
December 1, 2006 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
Good Sataritans rescue a pelican in peril
O n a recent day at the
beach with a West
Coast friend in tow
who's never been to the East
Coast, we were both admiring
the formations of pelicans fly-,
ing south, and the occasional:
dives of one plummeting into
the water fishing in front of
Us. Jackie, my friend, had
never seen.a brown pelican,
and was entranced. "Hey, look.
at that one, over there, fish-
So, I looked where she point-
ed, quickly grabbed my beach
towel and ran to the water's
edge. This pelican was not fish-
ing. It had been "fished." The
poor pelican was hooked on a
fishing line and struggling to
fly, only to be yanked back
down rudely into the sea. The
distraught fisherwoman didn't
know what to do. Her husband
ran to help, and so did I, towel
in hand. The pelican was too
fax out in the water for us to
easily nab, so we instructed his
wife to gently pull in the line.
Sadly, the pelican flopped in
the surf and got dragged awk-
wardly by waves pounding into
Hoping against hope that the
bird had not broken a wing in
the tumble, I edged between it
and deeper water. As the dis-
traught pelican lunged and
snapped its large, hook-tipped
bill towards me, I quickly tluew
my towel over its head. Caught!
As I held its beak shut with my
hands, the husband worked the
fishhook out of the bird's
shoulder. Task accomplished, as
a team, he and I released the
pelican and stepped back. I
yelled at all the other spectators
- by now we had a crowd - to
get away, go up the beach, and
we all retreated far from the
dazed bird to watch from a
After a few very long minutes
the pelican lifted off, to soar
above the water, uninjured
except for its dignity and some
missing feathers where the line
had rubbed across its neck. The
watching crowd cheered and
applauded as the bird flew
away to join his kin on the
Others might have simply
cut the fishing line and let the
pelican fly off, but this ulti-
mately can contribute to the
bird's death. Any line dangling
from a bird is. liable to get tan-
gled when the bird perches,
wrapped .on sea floordebris
when it .dives or cause other
troublesome situations that'
don't us ally end pleasantly.
Last fall, for instance, I was
involved in trying to rescue an
anhinga that had fishing line
wrapped around its beak, leav-
ing it unable to eat or drink.
Unfortunately we were unsuc-
cessful in capturing this bird
and it is no doubt long dead.
I'm really glad the pelican
story had a happier ending. If
the pelican had left with the
line still attached, its fate might
match that of the anhinga.
And, if it had indeed broken a
wing in the shuffle, his fate was
also predetermined. BEAKS, the
bird rescue facility on Big
Talbot Island, is no longer tak-
ing in injured birds. Another
rehabilitation facility, Pelican
Point, 19041 838,2076, near the
Jacksonville Zoo sometimes has
room for another bird, but not
always. And, If not, there is no
other nearby viable option. The
Humane, Society is not set up
for rescuing wild animals, and,
if they. did respond, would
most likely put the pelican out
of his misery, humanely, but
Last winter I knew of one
injured pelican that was lucky
enough to come ashore on our
beach in front of a caring
beachfront homeowner. For
weeks, this Good Samaritan
collected fish and other by-
catch from our shrimp fleet,
and fed the bird twice a day,
along with various other shore-
birds that heard the news.
Pelicans have formidable beaks,
and as the pelican gained
strength it also got bolder and
more dangerous to deal with.
Eventually it got very demand-
ing about these feeds, and
would wait on her boardwalk,
or make its way to her back
I was sworn to secrecy about
this bird. Most likely it was ille-
gal to feed a pelican without a
rehab permit, and even more
likely, the news of this regular
"bird show" would attract too
many gawkers that might ulti-
mately seal his fate. Finally, in
the spring, the bird left, to find
its own food once again and
the homeowner was back to
feeding just seagulls and terns,
Now, whenever I see pelicans
fly by, I think about the one I
helped rescue,, and the one
these Good Samaritans helped
through a long season, arid
hope "our" birds are some-
. where out there still alive and
well. Sometimes it's best not to
know the real ending of such
stories. For .my friend from
, California and me, the single
pelican we helped rescue will
live forever in our minds. And,
at this point, that's good
Pat Foster-Trle)y is a Ph.D.
zoologist on Amelia Island.
Contact her at patandbucko@'
yahoo.com to report your otw
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ROBERT B. LANEY
Robert B. Laney of Ponte.
Vedra Beach died Nov. 29,
2006 after a battle with cancer.
Born in Orlando on June 29,
1945, he was predeceased by
his father, Leroy Bruce Laney,
and his mother, Marguerite
Laney is survived by his wife,
Kelly;. his daughter, Kathleen;,
stepdaughter, Molly Byrne; his,
sister and brother-in-law, Ann
(Laney) and Terry Simmons;
his nephew,' Jameson
Simmons, and his niece, Laney
Laney will be remembered
for his great love, laughter,
generosity and his incredible
mind, the family said.
The family would like to
express : its gratitude to all
those who joined with Sysco
Foods Jacksonville for their
continual support and gen-
erosity during this difficult
A private memorial service
will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, and
.because Laney found such
peace and contentment in the
beauty and preservation of his
native state, donations can be
made in his memory to Friends
of Guana at Guana State Park.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home.
CHARLES WILLIAM LEWI`
Charles William Lewis, 69,
of Virginia Beach, Va., former-
ly of Jacksonville, died Nov.
Borrt in Charleston, W.Va.
on April 12, 1937, he was the
eldest of three sons, preceded
in death by his father, Rhenus
Charles, and infant brother,
Jackie Lee. Surviving are his
mother, Eurania Frances
Clendenen Lewis; his brother,
Rhenus Eugene; and his wife,
Karen, all of Upland, Ind.
Lewis also is survived by his
daughters, Peir', Angeli and
Lula Francis of Jacksonville;
Sara Lynn and husband
Wilbur of Virginia Beach, Va.;
Ada Marie and husband Roger
of St. Albans, W.Va.; Ann
Marie and husband Donald,
Ir. and Melissa of lacksonville.
He also leaves behind seven
grandchildren, two great-
grandchildren and his dog,
Baby, and will be dearly
missed by his friends and
Lewis was a U.S. Army vet-
eran, Shriner and a member
of the Masonic Lodge. Ife
retired in July 1989 after more
than 20 years with the city of
Jacksonville and enjoyed his
retirement years by fishing,
watching football and spend-
ing time with his family and
The family ;will Ireceive
friends' at 1 p.m. Saturday,
with services at 2 p.m. at
Bethel Baptist Temple, 962
Shillelagh Road, Chesapeake,
Va., and at 12 p.m. Dec. 9,
with services at 1 p.m. at
Kanawha City Baptist
Church, 4500 \enable Ave.
Charleston, W.Va., with
graveside services immediate-
ly following at the Drawdy
Cemetary in Boone County,
JESSE PARKER STAGG
Jesse Parker Stagg, 79, of
Jacksonville Beach, died Nov.
22, 2006 at Baptist Beaches
Hospital. He was born Dec. 31,
1926 to Mamie and Jesse Stagg
in Durham, N.C.
Stagg retired from the
Gillette Co. after 27 years and
retired from the city of
Jacksonville Beach, where he
worked part time for 12 years
as a starter at Jacksonville
Beach Golf Club.
Stagg was preceded in death
by his parents, a brother and a
sister. He is" survived by his
wife of 55 years, Libby; sons,
Edmond (Wanda) and Tommy;
daughters, Valorie Barker (Jim)
and Vicki Baum (Ron); five
grandchildren, Amber Stagg,
Marshall Stagg, Courtney
Baum, Caylee Baum and Ross
Baum; one great-granddaugh-.
ter, Talyn Stagg; and several
nieces and nephews.
Stagg was known by many
and loved by all, said his fami-
ly. There will be a celebration
of his life Dec. 31 at the home
where he resided.
ELIZABETH ANNE RANDALL THOMAS
plified her sweet and gentle
'spirit, loving attitude and
thoughtfulness, the family said..
She touched the hearts of
everyone who crossed her path,
leaving a lasting impression,
and was a courageous warrior in
her battle against leukemia.
Thomas is survived by her
mother, Mollie Randall; hus-
band, Larry; children, Jacob,
Luke, Mikey, Beka and Joe
(Erica); grandchildren, Ben and
Zack: brother, Brad Randall
(Tricial of Neptune Beach; and
many nephews and nieces.
A Celebration Senrice will be
held at 10 a.m. Friday at
Pinewood Presbyterian Church,
198 Knight Boxx Road,
Middleburg. Everyone is invited
to the reception following the
The family requests memori-
als to Pinewood Presbyterian
Church or the Leukemia and
Arrangements by Hardage-
Giddens Rivermead Funeral
Home, Orange Park.
Elizabeth Anne Randall
Thomas iLizannel, 48, died
Nov. 27, 2006. She was born
Feb. 24, 1958 in Bath, Maine to
the late Cmdr. 'Randy Randall
and Mollie Randall of
Thomas graduated from
Fletcher High School in 1976,
attended Flagler College and
graduated from Stetson
University in 1980.,
Her love for the Lord exem-
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A resident of the 500 block
of State Road AIA in Ponte
\Vedra reported that a neighbor
saw a dark pickup truck with a
trailer parked Nov. 21 in front
of a third neighbor's, house and
that threee men 4got out of the
Struck,'wllkkd i' mfo 'the resi-
dent's back yard, pried a chain
holding a $450, 40-foot exten-
sion ladder to a metal pole and
stole the ladder.
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A 52-year-old Ponte Vedra
.Beach woman reported Nov.
. 21 that someone unknown to
her used her credit card num-
ber to charge something at
Macy's in Houston.
A 17-year-old girl reported
X.Wednesdav that a 20-year-old
man wrestled her to the floor,
hit, bit and choked her and
S threw her down the stairs dur-
ing altercations on Nov. 25
and Nov. 28 in the Marsh Cove
area of Ponte Vedra. The teen
said she had a torn muscle. No
arrest was made.
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Burglary was reported on
Nov. 28 in the 500 block of
Seagate Avenue, according to a
police report. A briefcase con-
taining banking papers and a
social security card was taken
from ,the victim's vehicle,
. according to the report.
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Burglary was reported on
Nov. 27 in the 500 block of
Midway Street, according to a.
police report. The victim
found -the hood of a vehicle
ajar arid the glove box and
center console had been rifled
through, according to' the
report. The doors of the vehi-
cle were unlocked.
Grand theft of an automo-
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The victim told police he had Allan Randolph Chambers,
friends over and they were 46, was arrested for burglary
drinking. He and his room- on Nov. 25 in the 1200 block
mate went to .ed Someone of Ocean Boulevard, according
took his eSri 1 stole his V;4ap ~0ce . !
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Bruce Briggs Raiford, 44, was
arrested for attempting to cash
a fraudulent check on Nov. 22
in the 300 block of Third
Street, according to a police
report. The suspect is also the
subject of a current fraud
investigation, according to the
* * * *
Burglary was reported on
Nov. 22 in the 400 block of
Cutlass Drive, according to a
police report. The rear left
window of the vehicle was bro-
ken and the suspect attempted
to remove the radio, but could
only remove the faceplate. It is
unknown if other items were
stolen, according to the report.
Burglary was reported on
Nov. 22 in the 100 block of-
Sherry Drive, according to a
police report. The suspect
entered the victim's residence
by breaking a pane of glass on
the rear entry door. One hun-
dred dollars in change and an
unknown amount of bras and
underwear were stolen, accord-
ing to the report.
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Albert Demetrius Douglas,
39,. was arrested for burglary
on Nov. 26 in the 100 block of
Levy Road, according to a
police report. A witness heard
glass breaking and saw a man,
who ran when the witness saw
him. When police arrived,
they found the suspect under a
trailer. The suspect was hand-
cuffed and then faked a
Burglary to a medical office
was reported Nov. 22 in the
1200 block of Beach
Boulevard. An employee arriv-
ing at work at 7:45 a.m. dis-
covered the alarm was tripped.
She told police that she
observed a box of hypodermic
needles on the counter and
blood in the sink. The suspects
used a blanket to open the cab-
inets to search for needles or
syringes, police said. The con-!
tents of the cabinets were dis-
turbed but there was no sign of
forced entry to the business.
Narcotics are not available on
the premises but police found
an unknown capsule dissolved
in the sihk where the blood
Charles Henry Kearley III,
29, of Jacksonville was arrested
Nov. 23 and charged with bat-
tery on a law enforcement offi-
cer and resisting arrest, with
violence iri the first block of
1st Street N., according to. a
police report. Police investigat-
ing a possible burglary suspect
observed a suspicious vehicle
with the engine running and
both the exterior and interior'
lights on at 4:15 a.m. Kearley
was found passed .out .across
the front seat, police reported.
The defendant became bel-
ligerent when police tried to
rouse him, the report said, and
he approached the officer in
an aggressive manner and
placed him in a headlock.
Kearley was ordered to the
ground and tried to attack the
back up officer, police report-
ed. He continued to strike at
both officers despite being
struck with several rounds
from a taser, the report said. ' - ' ,
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Presbyterian is at
150 Sherry Drive in
249-8698 for infor-
Mr. ' and Mrs.
will be the guest
speakers at the
Luncheon at 11
B ap t i s t
. Church. There
is a $5' dona-
tion at the
door for the
The church is
at 407 Third
9g N Ne'ptune
on.-, Beach; call
Is, ' for infor-
The Hanukkalh holiday
event, sponsored by the
Sisterhood of Beth El the
Beaches Synagogue, will
include a Judaica Shop, book
corner, bake sale, and Kosher
hot dog luncheon. It will be
on Sunday from 9 a.m. to
noon. Beth El is at 208 N.
Roscoe Blvd. in Ponte Vedra;
call 273-9100 for informa-
The Celebration Choir at
Generation" at 6:30
Sunday. The church
is 324 Fifth Street
249-2314 for informal
Alternative Gift F
Church will ha'
Alternative Gift F
Sunday from 9 a.m. t
p.m. Donations to
projects around thE
can be made at the
and then given as
gifts in honor of the
1140044 m israel Study
Baptist Biblical Scholar, L.
sonville Johnson Sarber, will lead a
ie musi- multi-media Sunday School
if Every class at Calvary Anglican
p.m. on Church on the History of the
address Modern State of Israel. The
N. Call three-week class begins on
ition. Sunday at 9 a.m. Calvary
meets at Sabal Palm
:air Elementary School at 1200
N. Kernan Blvd. For informa-
tyterian tion call the church office at,
ve an 241-9400.
air oni "
o 12:30 Beaches Fine Arts
gift fair Measure for Measure,
holiday Music from Shakespeare's
E recipi- Plays will be presented by
the Beaches Fine Arts Series
at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at St.
Paul's' by the Sea Episcopal
Chaconne with mezo-sopra-
no Pamela Dellal will per-
form. St. Paul's address is 5th
Street and 11th Avenue
North in Jacksonville Beach.
Call 249-4091 for informa-
Chesed invites the commu-
nity to a First Night of
Hanukkah Dinner and
Service on Friday, Dec. 15'
beginning at 6 p.m. There
will' be a Family Service and
Dinner as well as 'an Evening
SerVice and Candlelight.
Adult Dinner. ,The cost for
the dinner is $13 for adults'
and $7 for children. Ahavath
Chesed is at 8727 San Jose
Blvd. in Jacksonville; for,
information and; reserva-
tions call 733-7078.
Breakfast with Santa
Isle of Faith 'United
Methodist Church will have
Breakfast with Santa on
Saturday. Special guests, Mr.
and Mrs. Santa Claus, will
visit everyone at the pan-
cake breakfast. Tickets and
seating information is avail-
able from Deb at- 514-
9033.1sle of Faith is at 1821
San Pablo Road.
Sounds of Christmas
New Life Christian
Fellowship will present
"Sounds of Christmas at 10
a.m. on Sunday. Call 223-
6000 for information. The
church address is 2701
Hodges Blvd. in Jacksonville.
Church Women United
The December meeting of
Church Women United will
be at 10 a.m. on Friday at
Palms Presbyterian Church.
There will be a Christmas
program and devotional fol-
lowed by' a holiday lunch-
eon. Palms is at 3410 South
3rd Street in Jacksonville
The annual Christmas
Concert and Potluck
Luncheon for the Senior
Connection at Our Lady Star
of the Sea Catholic Church
will be at 10 a.m. on Friday,
Dec. 8. The Singers by the
Sea will perform, All are wel-
come to attend the event
which is at the- church's
Cultural Center at 545 A1A
N in Ponte Vedra. For infor-
mation call 543-1139 or 285-
Pastor Daniel Williams of,
Christ the Redeemer Church
will do a three week series of
sermons based on the holi-
day classic film ' "It's a.
Wonderful Life." His topics
will be "Throw a Lasso
Around the Moon" on Dec. 2
and 3, '"Stuck in Bedford
Falls" on Dec. 9 and 10, and
"The Richest Man in Town"
on Dec. 16 and 17. Service
times at Christ the Redeemer
are 6:30 p.m. on Saturdays
and on Sundays at 9 and
10:30 a.m. The address is
190 S. Roscoe Blvd. in Ponte
Vedra; call 285-8009 for
The Women's Group at
Chabad Ca' the Beaches will
have a Scrapbooking
Workshop on Sunday. For
Chabad at 285-1588. The
address is 521 SR A1A in
Unity at the Beaches will
offer "Meditation Made
Easy", a class led by Rev.
Marleen Davis at 7:30 p.m.
on Wednesdays at ,the
Ribault Garden Club. The
class will continue through
early December. For infor-
mation call 355-5100. The
Garden Club. is at 705 2nd
Ave. N. in Jacksonville
Prayer for Schools
On Thursday from 9:30 to
11 a.m, a group meets at the
Winston Family YMCA. to
pray for school, media, fam-
ilies, and church. The
YMCA is on Landrum Lane
in Ponte Vedra. For informa-
tion call 285-0267.
A biblical based program
for persons facing personal
problems, meets every
Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the
fellowship .hall of Beach
United Methodist Church,
3rd Street at 7th Avenue
North, Jacksonville Beach.
The program emphasizes
that through worship and
same-gender small groups,
people can work on personal
struggles such as eating dis-
orders, alcohol/drug abuse,
and codependency. The
evenings begin with dinner.
CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach 285-6127
Sunday 7-45, 9:00, 11.00 AM - 5:30 PM Holy Eucharist
10:15 AM Christian Formation; Saturday Holy Eucharist 5:30 PM
Wednesday Holy Eucharist - 7:00 AM, '1-00 AM, 6 PM
Weekday Evening Prayer in Chapel - 6 p m. except Wed.
Nursery available for Saturday and Sunday services.
CHRIST CHURCH SANV PABLO i ,
2002 San Pablo Rd, Jacksonvill , 22.1-4777 !
Sunday 9 AM - Worship; 10:15 AM - Christian Formation
For event information, visit www.christepiscopalchurch.org
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
.; HOLY TRINITY
- ANGLICAN CHURCH
I A Traditional inglican Churchi
every Sunday at 8:00 A.M.
Holy 1Tinir meets in the Old Chapel
at 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach
MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 50294
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL 32240-0294
Re%. Robert C. Adams. Vicar
LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA)
(BY THE SEA)
A Stephen NinisL Congregation
1801 Beach BlId.
Jacksonville Beach 249-4575
PASTOR MICHAEL BLAKER
8:00 am & 10:30 am
Children 9:15 am
Youth/Adult 9:15 am
t I' .CHURCH
S - 150 Sherry Drive, Atlantic Beach, FL
01 < Rev. Dr. Gabe Goodman, Pastor
..... Church Office 249-8698
PreschoolKindergarten Office 241-7335
Sunday Morning Worship 8:30 & 11 a.m.
Church School - All Ages ' ' 9:45 a.m.
Youth Fellowships ' ' 5p.m.
Contemporary Worship Serv. 5:59 p.m.
Chancel Choir Wednesdays 7p.m.
Weekday PrechoolKindegarter (3, 4 & 5 yr olds)
To advertise your
LORD OF LIFE
276 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Bch
Rev. Julie Frank,Pastor
Sunday Contemporary Worship
Sunday Church School 9:45am
Sunday LBW Worship 11:00am
I - I I I
A nglican Church
AI it c'r~h4-centerea e.angelical c.,nregemono
us the.-Anglican ryadibon
Nl~ecing at Saba] Palm Elementary
1201 N. Kemnan BIl'd?
Home Groups on �eekiu4.hts amroua ':aoocrmite
F', ,'Er air Healrrg Servace, Seemna Surands. '7tLm
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An Evangelical Free Church
Sunday School & A.B.F.'s 9:00 a.m.
Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
298 Aquatic Drive
UNITY - DAILY WORD
Wed. Evening 7:30 pm
Ribault Garden Club
705 2nd.Ave.N., Jax Bch.
(Corner 2nd. Ave. N. and 7th St. N.)
Dial - A - Prayer.355-7044
Church of the Daily Word
1IOR.OlDAILDM. MNEPTUNE BEACH
Pastor Steve McCoy
- Associate Pastor Howard MNlcinn
Sunday , 8:30 & 10:15 AM
Wednesday 7 PM
1st Avenue North at 5th Street
Father Wm. A. Kelly, pastor
Saturday Mass 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Sunday Mass 7:00, 8:30, 10:00,
11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m.
After 9 a.m. Mass & 4:30 -5:20 p.m.
S .. . s -t e i a n c n u r c h
The Falms Oasis
is a Communit- Nurtured bj
5erve God's Mission in the World
Sunday Worship Services
8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sunset Service at 5:45 p.m.
Nursery at all services
All ages - 9:40 a.m.
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MISSOURI SYNOD I
1423 N. 8th Ave., Jax Beach
Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor
8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. ervadiional
Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Adult Bible Classes 9:45 a.m.
STRADITIONAL- YET TIMELY
Sunday School for all ages 9:00 a.m.
Worship Service 10:15 a.m.
Youth Fellowship 11:30 a.m.
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
400 Penman Road (at Atlantic)
Neptune Beach 249.5370
Rev. Patrice Spenser
Share in the love of Christ
2400 Mayport Rd., Atlantic Beach
Father Joseph Meehan
Saturday 5 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
Nursery Available Sunday Morning
Saturday 10:00 a.m. or by appt.
Wed. 6:00 p.m. (K-3) 7:15 p.m. (4-6 gr.)
Sunday 6:00 p.m. (7-H:S.)
t Where friends gather to worship"
4510 Palm Valley Road (CR 210)
Sun. Worship 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Nursery & Toddler Ministries
Middle, High School, College
Music & Art Ministries
Home of a Bethlehem t1sit
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VT "T^ IN-THE-FIELD
895. -aim Valley Road
Ponte Vedra, FL* 543-0112
Sunday, Oc. 8
10am HOLY EUCHARIST &
BLESSING OFTHE ANIMALS
Bring your live and toy animals as we
celebrate ST. FRANCIS DAY.
V S P 'M
Ba'p t it Ch ur h' u .
6:30 pm - Contemporary Worship Service
9:00 am - Contemporary Worship Service
10:30 am - Traditional Service
6:30 pm- The Gathering
Bible Studies for Every Age & Life Situation
407 Third Street
www.neptunebaptist.org Neptune Beach
Tom Bary, Pastor 904-249-2307
9:30 a.m. Contemporary*
11:00 a.m. Traditional*
*Kids Worship provided
Rev. Jeff Bennett,Pastor
Adam Myers. Youth
35 Execurise Way, PVB
Across A IA from Ram lings School
Behind Prosperit) Bank
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"Connecting the Unconnected"
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1050 Hight ay AlA* 285-4288
Sunday School 9:00am
St. Paul's by the Sea
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. S inle * Nursery At 7:30 & 10 am Services Sun.
& Singles Christian Formation At 8:45 am
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FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
of the Beaches (Disciples of Christ)
2125 Oceanfront & Seagate, Neptune Beach
Come worship with us by the ocean.
8:00 & 9:00 am
6:30 Choir, Bible Study, Youth
Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor * 246-2010
James Collins, Associate Pastor
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Wednesday Family Sunday 8 30am & :00am education, Sisterhood activities and Youth activities. Bible Class Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
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CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH PRODUCTION OF THE"
by KATHY NICOLETTI
As the cast of the
Christ Episcopal Church
production of the
Nutcracker take the stage -
on Dec. 9, their thoughts -
will be focused on the
children they are helping
as well as on their per-
"The production is
breathtaking but the .
most'important part of
the' program is the rea- t.: , .
son We do it, to help
other children who are .
less ,fortunate," said .
Felicia Rhoden, director
of the Nutcra cker. "'
"This is the seventh
year we will work with /
Dreams Come True. We .
will make a donation
from ticket sales to pro-
vide a trip for a 9-ye4r . prolo by KATH'N iCOLET-,i
old girl with a life-threat.- Cathy Wexel, from left, Ashley.Harmon and Charlie Trawick are
ening illness. ' ready to dance at the rehearsal for the'Christ Church Nutcracker.
"She will be able to
choose wherever. she wants year it will be presented at said.
to go for about a week-long the University. h of- North The fight scene with the
trip," said Rhoden. ' Florida's Lazzara Theatre. Rat King is often frightening
In addition, a donation will The.theater is state of the for young children so we have
also go to the. Amistad art and seats 1,500 people, a Mouse King instead, she
Orphanage in, Bolivia." said Rhoden. ' said.
"My little dancers know This year the Nutcracker "There is a lot of laughter
why 'they are doing it," she will be performed at 6 p.rm.I on in that scene," said Rhoden.
said. We talk about it and we Dec. 9. There are 'about 75 Acrobatics, tap, and jazz are
pray about it." .. , ' tickets still available, she said. included in the production
In its eleventh year, 'the The Nutcracker is a tradi- along with classical ballet.
production has just under tion for many families. Aunts, "1 use the Nutcracker music
300 people in this year's cast. grandmothers, and other rela- and story. There are some
"'It started very small...with ties fly in from everywhere extremely talented young
17 little girls," said Rhoden. for the performance, said people and I try to choreo-
"We gave our version of the Rhoden. graph what will make them
Nutcracker in the parish "The program moves very' look the best," said Rhoden.
hall." fast. It is two hours long but The finale, which " follows
As the production grew, the
Nutcracker moved to the
stage at Palms Presbyterian
Church and then to Fletcher
High School. This is the third
we keep it interesting and
"There are a lot of children
in the audience and the pro-
duction is child-friendly," she
the classic as closely as possi-
ble," is the "The Waltz of the
Flowers" with 23 dancers on
Pholo by' KATH'' i'ICOLETTi
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Church Activities for Kids:
The following events are held
at Beaches area churches on
Wednesday for youngsters:
'Palm Valley Baptist Church
at 4890 Palm Valley Road in
Ponte Vedra has a family dinner
at 6 p.m. and childreri and
youth Bible study at 7 p.m. Call
'*Sunrise Christian Church
youth group meets 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m., beginning with
group praise and worship, fol-
lowed by small groups for fel-
lowship, Bible study and prayer.
:The church is at 298 Aquatic
'Drive, Atlantic Beach. Call 249-
"Bethlehem Lutheran Church
at 1423 8th Ave. N., lacksonville
.Beach has Junior High Youth
Group activities from 6:45 to 8
p.m. The Senior High Youth
Group meets on Tuesdays from
7 to 8 p.m. Call 249-5418.
*Christ Episcopal Chuirch at
Solana Road and San Juan Drive
in Ponte Vedra offers dinner in
Rev. Cooper honored
Doctor ; .Jaiies '
rector of Christ , ' "
Episcopal o.,' -.
the Excellence.in p ...
Leadership Award Cooper
from the American Association
of Honires and Services for the
Aging at the Association's
Annual Meeting in November.
The award is a national recog-
nition of excellence in leader-
While, at Christ Episcopal,
Cooper helped to found Life
Care Pastoral Services, Inc.
which developed Vicars
Landing and Glenmoor retire-
ment communities. He still
serves both communities as
immediate past chair. After serv-
ing for ' 32 years at Christ
Episcopal Church, Rev. Cooper
accepted the call to Trinity Wall
Street in New York City in 2004.
In addition to church duties, he
also serves as chair, of St.
Margaret's House which serves
New York senior citizens.
the parish hall for youth and
families at 6:15 p.m. A chil-
dren's art program is held from
7 to 8 p.m.
Church chou school to devel-
op musical skill and Christian
formation is offered for age 3
through sixth grade prior to
Wednesday evening dinner. The
school is free and is given by Dr.
Timothy McKee, Music Director
of the church. Call 285-6127.
*youths in grades six through
12 meet at 7 p.m.'to 8:30 p.m.
on Sunday following Sunset at
Palms in the Youth
Center/Fellowship Hall at Palms
Presb\terian Church, 3410 3rd,
St. S., Jacksonville Beach. Call.
*Dynamic Disciples (grades K-
5) has resumed at First Christian
Church of the Beaches from
6:30 to 7:45. Teens: in Motion
Youth Group meets for special,
events and trips. The church:
address is 2125 Oceanfront,
Neptune Beach. Call 246-2010.
'Family Bible Church at 4760
Palm Valley Road has 'Building
Blocks for children ages 3 to 6
and Kids Club for grades one
through S meeting at 7:15 p.m.
Bridge Builders for grades 6
through 12 meets from 7 to
8:30 p.m. Call 280-5694.
*Keman Blvd. Baptist Church
at 4000 Keman Blvd. S. has
YouthAlive with Bible Study
and worship for grades seven
through 12 from from 7 to 7:45
p.m. Preschool and children's
'choirs through 6th grade meet
from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Call 641-
*Youth from Beach United
Methodist Church, Third Street
at 7th Avenue North,
Jacksonville Beach, meet 6 p.m.
to 8 p.m. at various locations.
Directions to Wednesday'meet-
ings are handed out at 247, the
church's Sunday night worship
service for youths, held 6 p.m.
to 8:45 p.m.
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Men's group meetings
Hodges Blvd. Presbyterian
Church offers "Bible and
Bagels", a men's Bible study
group, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. on
Wednesday in the
Fellowship Hall. The church
address is 4140 Hodges Blvd.
For information call 223-
The men's group from,
Calvary Anglican Church
meets at 6 a.m. Friday at
Denny's Restaurant, on
Atlantic Blvd. Pastor David
Sandifer will facilitate a study
of "Devotional' Classics"' by
Richard S. Foster. For. infor-
mation call the church office
A men's Bible study is held
at 7 a.m. Monday at Ponte
Vedra United Methodist
Church, 35 Executive Way,
Ponte Vedra Beach.
Palms Presbyterian' men's
Bible study is: held at 7 a.m.
Wednesday in the' Youth
Church at 150 Sherry Dr. in
Atlantic Beach has
Wednesday morning prayer
breakfasts for men at 7 a.m.
St. Paul's by the Sea,
Episcopal Church has a Men's
Prayer Group and Bible Study
which'meets on the first and
third Saturday of the month
at 8 a.m. in Stormes Hall.
The men's group also partici-
pates in outreach efforts. All
are welcome to attend. The
address is 465 11th Ave. N. in
Church offers Men's Study
Groups at 6 :15 a.m. and 7
p.m. on Wednesdays.
'Contact the church office at
249-3030 for information;
the church address is 298
Aquatic Drive in Atlantic
The following are church-:
related singles groups in the
Beaches area. Church mem-
bership is not required:
New Life Christian
Fellowship, 2701 Hodges
Blvd., Jacksonville has
monthly Single . Adult
Ministry meetings. A White-
Elephant Gift Exchange will.
be held at 7:30 p.m. on
Friday. The annual Singles
Christmas Banquet will be at
7 'p.m on Saturday at the
Genesis Cafe. Tickets are $20.
and need to be purchased in
advance. Contact Claudia at
223-6000 for information.
Childcare .is provided -for
Beach United Methodist
Church has Monday Night
Alive for singles at 7 p.m. on
Monday nights and Singles
Coffee House 10:45 a.m. on
Sunday. For information
visit www.beachumc.org or
call 249-2343. BUMC is locat-
ed at 325 7th Ave. N.
Beaches Chapel Church,
610 Florida Blvd.*, Neptune
Beach. Singles over age, 33
meet the last Saturday of the
month at 7 p.m. at the
Christ Episcopal: Church,
400 San Juan Drive in Ponte
Vedra, offers a singles' min-
istry called Solo Flight. For
information contact the
church office at 285-6127.
Christ the Redeemer
Church, ,190 S. Roscoe Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach. Weekly
Bible study and monthly
social event such as square
dancing for ages 30 and up.
Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church, 4510 Palm Valley
Road, Ponte Vedra Beach.
Bible study group at 11 a.m.
Sunday and occasional other
activities for singles ages 30
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f ust wondering what the
Florida High School
Athletic Association is
ing to do if the Nease High
football program continues its
With a win tonight at
Tallahassee Lincoln, the
Panthers will reach the Class
4A state championship game
for the second straight year.
The contest will take place at
Dolphin Stadium in Miami
and is schedule to be telecast
live on the SunSports
In fact, the championship
games in each classification
will be televised, though some
:will be taped for broadcast at a
But next season, according
to sanctions handed down by
the FHSAA, Nease football is
banned from participating in
spring or fall jamborees, play-
. ing outside the state of Florida
or teams from outside Florida,
and from appearing on tele-
vised broadcasts until 2012.
The penalties, which also
included an FHSAA-record
$20,000 fine and placing the
school's entire athletic pro-
gram on administrative proba-
lion for five yeai', stemmed
from what the organization
termed "major violations"
regarding special inducements
and considerations for a play-
er and his father.
Two assistant football
coaches were fired as a result
of the FHSAA finding, howev-
er an appeal is in the works.
For the sake of supposition,
let's say Nease football contin-
ues to excel and finds itself in
the 2007 state title game. Will
the FHSAA mandate the faces
of all Panthers players be
pixellated like protected wit-
nesses on Court TA'? How
about the announcers - will
they refer to Nease simply as
"Team X," or will technicians
just bleep any mention of the
squad and its players?
Forget post-game interviews
or those sappy, sentimental
pre-taped pieces that are sup-
posed to add color to the tele-
cast. Can't do it because the
Panthers have been banned
like Christmas carols in Iran.
Nope. Just green uniforms,
gold helmets and faces as
blurred as naughty bits on the
lerry Springer Show.
'.,' . Now a few quick jabs ..
Sprinter Justin Gatlin,
banned from international
track and field for eight years
after testing positive for ele-
p vated testosterone, had a try-
out Tuesday with the Houston
Texans. Gatlin's agent is for-
mer world-class hurdler
Renaldo Nehemiah, who had
~/: 43 receptions in three years
with the San Francisco 49ers
in the mid-1980s
Speaking of controversial
track stars, officials in
Europe will vote next month
on whether to introduce a*
blanket ban on U.S. sprinter
Marion Jones. The move
stems from the belief that
Jones brings too much bad
publicity to the sport
because of her involvement
with figures indicted in the
BALCO steroids case. If �
enacted, the ban could cost
Jones hundreds of thousands
in appearance fees and prize
Best bets for the weekend:
Former Fletcher High star Sam
Swank to kick at least one.
field goal for Wake Forest in
the ACC title game and for-
mer Nease QB Tim Tebow to
spark Florida to victory in the
Senators too strong for Panthers
By ROBERT DeANGELO
While this can be considered
a rebuilding year for both the
Fletcher and Nease girls basket-
ball teams, somebody had to
emerge victorious when the
squads locked horns Tuesday
night in the latest Battle of the
It was the Senators who
sprinted out to an early 10-
point lead and remained in
control to earn a 56-42 deci-
sion, their second win of the
"Fortunately we came out
on top tonight and it was good
to come out on top," said
Fletcher head coach Rich
Banks, who last piloted the
girls team in 1997. "We got
out to a pretty substantial lead
and I don't know if it was
something they could have
come back from.
"I was really worried about
[Nease's] three-point shooters
because I know they have
three of them that can really
stroke it. As long as you have
that line around the court,
nobody's ever out of a game.
Four threes and you're back in
Fletcher guard Alex Brooks
keyed her team's attack
throughout the evening, hn-
ishing with 10 points and a
dozen assists. Kristen
Hackworth grabbed seven
The Senators never trailed
and were able to substitute lib-
erally as they maintained a 10-
to 12-point lead over the
Panthers in the second and
That gave more players a
chance to gain game experi-
Banks said his team didn't
have the benefit of much pre-
season action to become famil-
iar with his system, but is
happy with improvement he's
"I'm really pleased with their
progress. They know where to
look for each other on the
court now," Bank; explained.
"It's a new system for the girls,
a littltpit moreUup-te g!
defensive p ,
seems like they're starting to
Leadership is provided by
team veterans Brooks and
Alyssa Patterson, who Banks
said have taken younger play-
ers under their wings.
"They're on the same page
about keeping the team cohe-
sive," he said.
For Nease, an uphill battle
began shortly after tip-off with
two key starters earning some
* "Foul trouble dictated what
we were able to do in the first
half and I didn't like that,"
said Panthers coach Sherri
Anthony. "When you've got
your key kids with two fouls
each you start playing that
'bobblehead' kind of game. 'I'll
put you in, I'll put you in.' You
know, that shell game when
you're guessing who's going to
be able to step. up and do what
needs to be done."
There are a lot of fresh faces
on the Panthers roster this sea-
son, Anthony explained,
because the program has grad-
uated nine players in the last
two years and had another
transfer. The young Nease
struggled to a
1-7 record ,. ' �
thus far, but . , :.
hope for bet-
the season "
telling the . J
kids that if : .
improve a dif-
ferent part of SENATOR
every game, PANTHER
then put it all
together at the end it'll count
" for something," she said.
Nease is led by senior point
guard Jackie Huffman, along
with fellow seniors Laura
Phillips, Kelsey Swendsen, Tara
Carrigan and Nicole Flores.
But with the Panthers volley-
ball team making the state's
final four in postseason play,
SPhillips and Carrigan were late
arrivals to the basketball squad.
"They just got here, really,"
Anthony said. "So it takes time
for everyone to get on the
Banks, who said he is happy
to be back on the sidelines
coaching the Fletcher girls
team, recalled a history of
,,pitched battles against
Pr.o: b. ROB D,-ArJGELO
ABOVE: Fletcher's Christine Perkins eyes the basket as Nease defenders Alexis Parrish, left, and Laura Phillips guard her.
BELOW: Senators guard Alex Brooks makes a no-look pass against the Panthers Tuesday night at Nease. Fletcher won, 56-42.
Anthony's Nease teams.
"Coach Anthony has put
together a great program. She's
had a great program for many
years,' he said. "I remember
coaching against her and we
used to just battle, battle, bat-
"Tonight you saw she took
her timeouts to cut our
momentum and we took took
our timeouts to cut their
momentum. A classic coaching
always fun to
The joy of
' beach rivals
S 56 Senators, 53-51.
S 42 was Fletcher's
with 14 poirits including a 3-
pointer. Christine Perkins
added 12 with Patterson pour-
ing in eight.
With the loss, the Senators
dropped to 2-6 on the season
and are set to face Terry Parker
at home tonight.
The Panthers were slated to
tangle with St. Johns County
rival St. Augustine Thursday.
"If we keep striving to get
better during the regular sea-
son and we can improve,
then there's always a chance
that things will come togeth-
er and we might make some
noise in the postseason,"
Anthony said. "We're just try-
ing to stay positive and make
sure we improve."
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How do the Florida
coaches get the Gators
set to play Arkansas
Saturday night for this year's
It's easy. All head coach
Urban Meyer has to do is hyp-
notize his players and tell they
they're going to play Georgia.
The Gators can whip
Georgia standing on one leg.
While the Bulldogs had anoth-
er shocker last Saturday, upset-
ting a stronger and highly-
favored Georgia Tech, 15-12,
for their sixth straight win
over the Engineers, the Gators
still have the blueprint on
how to beat the Dogs ...
The loss left the Tech players
in shock, not to mention
coach Chan Gailey, the old
Florida Gator player most are
too young to remember. In
fact, Gailey probably played
before most of the current
Gators were born.
Likewise, Yellow Jackets
players are probably too young
to remember the eight straight
years Bobby Dodd's Tech team
won over Georgia in the
1950s. That's one reason
Bulldogs fans cherish the cur-
rent win streak over their
Peach State rivals.
Techstill has an outstanding
team and its date with Wake
Forest here in the Alltel con-
fines should be a good one.
Gators overcome Razorbacks
What bowl Georgia can get
to remains to be seen. With an
8-4 season, plus finishing with
wins over Auburn and the
Yellow Jackets, two ranked
foes, won't hurt.
Florida's victory over Florida
State should have surprised no
one. It was a great way for sen-
ior quarterback Chris Leak to
end his regular-season career
in Orange and Blue. Leak kept
* the Gators going for the past
two years when the team was,
hurting. HIis experience was
vital in the 21-14 decision
over the Seminoles.
On the Jaguars front, which
is getting to be like the
Russian Front in World War II,
Jack Del Rio's troops fell over
again until it was too late.
But what's the surprise in los-
ing to the Buffalo Bills, 27-24.
What's the difference
between Houston, Washington
and Buffalo? Only a few weeks
on the schedule, it turns out.
We all know that following
a great win the Jaguars always
take the next week off. After
all, this was not a Monday
night game, so why get "up"
for a game against a losing
Playoffs? Maybe in two or
three years. The way this team
is up and down, in and out, it
may not win again this season.
The Miami Dolphins are wait-
ing for the Jaguars, drooling in
The Jags need a victory. And
the next home game,
December 10, brings to Alltel
theIndianapolis Colts and
well, we all know how the
'Jaguars play against'the Colts..
Now about Sunday's embar-
rassment in Buffalo. If
Jacksonville didn't have
Maurice Jones-Drew, it would-
n't have a running game.
Sorry, Fred. As much as you've
given us for years, you didn't,
put a "6" on the board against
',the Bills. Scooter Jones-Drew
did. And with class.
We didn't realize how
potent the Bills were, but the
Jaguars have a way of bringing
out the best in a team. It's no
disgrace to lose to a superior
team, but do the Jaguars have:
to,.make EVERY team so supe-
Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Florida quarterback Chris Leak (12) gets set to pass against Georgia last month. Leak, a senior,
guides the Gators into this weekend's SEC championship game against Arkansas in Atlanta.
End-of-year races look enticing
G rowth --it's a desirable
thing isn't it? After all, if
Syou plant something in
your garden you hope for it to
grow. You have a baby; you
want to see him grow. A busi-
nessman never wants to see his
baby stagnate or. shrivel, he
wants to see his business grow
and be prosperous.
True, a lot of people might
look at their bursting-at-the-
seams hometown and scream:
-"Enough, enough; we don't
need all this growth!"
Yes, sometimes growth can
backfire on you. Like when
you stop growing up and start
growing out. Best of luck halt-
ing that sort of unwanted
A race director is a lot like a
gardener, a parent and a busi-
nessman; he-likes-to see his
races grow. It's nice for him to
see 300 happy runners enjoy-
ing his race, the fruits of his
labor. But it is even nicer for
him to see 1,000 happy run-
ners loving his race. It's only
natural; after all that work
organizing the thing he wants
to see a bunch of people turn
out to appreciate it.
There is a bit of Darwin's
Law of the Jungle involved
.'here too. Small races wind up
being weak races and eventual-
ly die on the vine. They just
can't make enough money to
i sustain themselves.,
Big races have to perform as
well. Since they are so depend-
ent on corporate sponsorship ,
their need to pull in a crowd,
and therefore show the spon-
sor where his advertising dol-
lars went, is critical. Big budget
+ small attendance = failure.
That often means extinction.
A few local races may be tee-
tering on the abyss and 2007 ,
could be a telling year, but
many of them have only suc-
cess stories to report. The
Outback Distance Classic on
Thanksgiving Day morning
increased from 2,700 to 3,400.
That's phenomenal; a jump of
700 people is like a race in
itself., : .
While on the subject of
increases, a recent issue of
Runner's World magazine point-
ed out that the half-marathon
is the race that has seen the
biggest increase in attendance
arid is also the most popular.
This is surprising because near-
ly everyone might think that
the marathon would win on
Next race on the agenda is
Sunday night's Festival of,
Lights 5K at 6 p.m. This is one
of the most beautiful and
enjoyable runs all year. It takes
place along the festive lumi-
nary-lit streets of historic San
To get even more into the
Christmas spirit runners and
walkers will tie jingle bells
onto their running shoes.
Participants have a chance to
win prizes after the race.
Refreshments, carolers, face-
painters and even old St. Nick
will be on hand,
A one-mile fun run will start
at 5:30 p.m. Both' events begin
at the Baptist Eye Institute,
1235 San Marco Blvd. Call
731-1900 for more informa-
Talk about increases: The
Festival of Lights jumped up to
1,700 last year and is expected
to f1it 2,200 this
first River Run 1H
Marathon takes I
a.m. The race sta
the Boles School
Blvd. and will ru
shady lanes of M
As usual, there
the marathon. C
both races will fi
Bolles athletics ti
marathon is a Ja
' ' Grand Prix event.
Parking at Bolles has always
been limited and for the first
time runners will have the
option of parking at the 1st
Place Sports store at 3913
. Baymeadows Rd. and taking a
two-mile shuttle bus ride to
and from Bolles.
You can still enter either
race, even on race dav. Call
The final weekend of the
year is a very busy one: Two
" " races in two days. Saturday,
December 30th, sees the 30th
running of the Jacksonville
:RNEE Track Club's venerable cross-
J/FITNESS country race, The Last Gasp, at
Due to the downsizing of
the campus of Jacksonville
time around. University, the race has, once
sbjgase gain, been reduced from a
5K. ,. , five-miler to a 5K.
le Bank As I reported before, this his-
place on toric, fun event is now on the
er 17th at 7 race endangered species list. ILl
rts in front of , has sold much of its northern
I on San Jose grounds to a developer for
n through the condos.
mandarin. . The JU golf course, site of
will also be a much of The Last Gasp's run-
hat starts with ning area, will in the future be
lose to the operated and maintained by
the half-'., the condos (although JU will
turn back; still own the property). Who
nish on the knows how they will \iew the
rack. The idea of a bunch of runners
cksonville hoofing it over their newly
The upshot is: Run this race
while you still can. Call 725-
9308 to learn more.
On Sunday,. December 31st,.
at 2 p.m., there is the annual
V'yStar Gator Bowl Run 5K.
This Jacksonville Grand Prix
race begins just before the
Gator Bowl Parade and runs
along much of the same spec-
tator-lined route. From the
Jacksonville Landing down-
town the race heads up to
AJltel Stadium then finishes on
Pearl Street at the Riverwalk.
The race is expected to
increase from 1,000 partici-
.pants to 1,200. It's all good fun
and in aid of a good cause: the,
VWolfson Children's Hospital.
Sign up online at
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Beaches Fine Arts presents music of Shakespeare
flower of month
P poinsettias are the most
popular plant of the
season, and their
majestic display of color is
The poinsettia is a tropical
plant, so it is sensitive to
freezes or even temperatures
in the low 40s.
Since we use these plants
both indoors and outdoors
in decorating, I'll address
their care from both angles.
Poinsettias kept outdoors
must be kept out of strong
winds and protected from
the cold temperatures.
They like to stay "evenly
moist," are not real happy
with overhead watering nor
with baking all day in the
They prefer a little sun,
and under a light canopy of
shrubs or trees they'll really
Tucked in the entrance of
your front door is always a
popular spot for them, and
if you stay on top of water-
ing, they will love that spot.
Daytime temperatures in
such a location can be simi-
lar to those of a greenhouse,
so their watering needs will
For poinsettias that are
indoors, the same rule
applies regarding water, in
that they like to stay "even-
ly moist," They hate being
placed under a heat vent,
near a fireplace in use or in
a dark room all day. They
prefer the sun, even if it is
only for a portion of the
Managing water needs
One of my favorite places
for my poinsettias was on
my dining room table, sur-
rounded by freshly cut
greens from the yard. The
problem was that the dining
room never had an. natural
[ ended up taking the
plants to a sunn\ window
during the times I was not
using the dining room, and
that kept both of us happy.
The requirement for
"evenly moist" may chal-
lenge the caretaker, so I'll
try to help you out.
Most of the time the
plants we have are in a foil
sleeve and in a very loose
soil mixture that weighs
close to nothing when dry.
You may have picked up a '
plant and, realizing how
light it was, thought it need-
ed to be watered. Then per-
haps you took it to a sink to
give it water, watching the
water run off the dirt.
The loose mixture causes
this to happen when it gets
too dry, and that is one of
the reasons for never allow-
ing it to become that dry.
By the same token, poin-
settias hate to be overwa-
tered, sitting in a sleeve
filled with foul-smelling
water. Yes, the "evenly
moist" state is hard to,
In my experience, I have
found a solution that works
most of the time for the
poinsettias I have outside as,
well as inside.
I feel the soil, sticking my
finger into it up to my
knuckle. If it is damp, I
leave it alone; if it is more
on the dry side, into the
kitchen it goes.
I remove the sleeve, place
the plants into the sink after
having closed the drain. I
use the faucet to water the,
plants with lukewarm water
S at soil level, not hitting the
leaves, bracts, etc.
I probably let the faucet
hit the dirt for about a
See MATHESON, B-2
Ever wondered what the
soundtrack to a William
Shakespeare play would be
If so, head over to St. Paul's
by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
tonight to hear Ensemble
Chaconne in concert.
The 7:30 p.m. event, spon-
sored by the Beaches Fine Arts
Series, features the Boston-
based trio performing the
music of Shakespeare on peri-
od instruments backed by the
singing of a mezzo-soprano.
Ensemble Chaconne, which
features Peter H. Bloom on
Renaissance flute, Carol Lewis
on viola da gamba and Olav
Chris Henriksen oir
Renaissance lute, focus exclu-
sively on the late 16th and
17th century music that
would have heard.
In 2005, the group, now in
its 21st year of existence,
released the CD "Measure for
Measure," a 23-song compila-
tion featuring arrangements
by some of the great com-
posers of Shakespeare's day,
including Thomas Morley,
Robert Johnson and John
Dellal, who joins the trio on
the CD, also will perform
tonight at St. Paul's.
Ensemble Chaconne is ded-
icated to vivid, historically-
informed performances of
Renaissance and Baroque
music on period instruments.
Among the group's
Shakespearean selections is
"Greensleeves," the best-
known ballad quoted in "The
Mary Wives of Windsor."
The concert is free and
open to the public. Doors
open at 6:45 p.m. at 1150 5th
St. N., Jacksonville Beach.
The featured visual artist is
Gordon Meggison (murals).
Peter H. Bloom, left, Olav Chris Henriksen and Carol Lewis comprise Ensemble Chaconne.
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Neptune Beach watercolor artist Lisa Cederberg is the featured artist at Chao Framing and Gallery, part of Saturday's Beaches
Gallery Tour. The self-guided tour includes seven galleries from Ponte Vedra to Atlantic Beach. Tour hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. �
Cederberg's works, including "Acceptance" shown above, will be displayed at Chao's through December.
Holiday arts camp for chil-
dren ages 4 to 10 is scheduled
Dec. 18 to Dec. 22 and Dec. 26
to Dec. 29 at the Cultural
Center at Ponte Vedra Beach.
Among activities planned
the first week are creating a gift
box and gift wrap, making
,nowflakes or snowmen and
building a sculpture from
During, the second week,
S-children 'can make a painted
penguin or a polar bear mask,
create a frame for a favorite
photo and make hats and
noisemakerss for the Center's
New Year's Eve celebration,
scheduled at 11:45 a.m. Dec.
Camp for 4- and 5-year-olds
runs 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with
morning snack included. The
cost is $25 a day for Center
members and $35 a day for
Camp for ages 6 through 10
runs 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with
morning snack included and
lunch provided by the camper.
The cost is $35 a day for mem-
bers and $45 a day for others.
The Center is at 50 Executive
Way, Ponte Vedra Beach. For
registration, call 280-0614.
'Sounds of Holidays' Sunday at SeaWalk
The City of Jacksonville Beach will host five
hours of holiday music on Sunday at the SeaWalk
The event is free to the public.
Activities kick off at 2 p.m. with the Seabreeze
Singers, an elementary school chorus.
At 2:25 p.m., the 28-member Fletcher Middle
School Chorus performs, followed at 2:50 p.m. by
the 50-student-strong Fletcher Middle Symphonic
At 3:25 p.m., the Fletcher High School Chorus
takes the stage.
Fletcher's 40-person Upper Ensemble Band per-
forms at 4 p.m.
The Ritz Voices, an all-city youth chorus founded
in 2000, performs at 4:35 p.m.
This award-winning group has performed with
celebrities such as Barry Mlanilow, Peabo Bryson,
The Sassy Tappers peform at 5:10 p.m.
Oleta Adams and Gerald Alston.
The group also represents the City of Jlacksonville
at many events, including the annual Martin
Luther King Breakfast, and the Mayor's Holiday
Party. The chorus studies American musical art
forms, and has an extensive range that includes
classical, patriotic music and music of other cul-
At 5:10 p.m., the City of Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center presents the Sassy Tappers, who
will provide a holiday tap dancing performance.
The Navy Band Southeast Wind Ensemble,
caps the concert at 5:45 p.m.
Directed by Lt. Cmdr. R.H. Bailey, the ensem-
ble will perform a wide spectrum of musical
In conjunction with the Sounds of the
Holidays, a Juried Fine Arts Show will take place
in Latham Plaza from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
and Sunday. The Arts Show will feature a multitude
of local and regional artists.
'A Tuna Christmas' opens at Players
"A Tuna Christmas," which
opens today at Players by the
Sea Community Theatre in
Jacksonville Beach, celebrates
the holidays with southwest-
ern sass and side-splitting
Actors Anthony Hodge and
Tom Ming change costumes,
gender and age at the drop of
a hat as the sole citizens of
Radio announcers Thurston
Weelis (Ming) and Aries
Struvie (Hodge) report on all
the local yuletide happenings
in Tuna, while bringing 24
quirky characters to life.
Hodge played the harried
theatre accountant in last
season's Christmas comedy,
Ming appeared as a genial
pirate and a portly policeman
in the record-breaking musi-
cal hit "The Pirates of
A drama teacher at
Fletcher High School, Ming
recently directed the musical
romp "Bye Bye Birdie."
Making his PBTS debut,
director John Pope takes on
the job'of managing the fast-
paced humor and quick-
Veteran stage manager
Merrilyn Opendo provides
"A Tuna Christmas"
received rave reviews on
Broadway. Said Eric D. Snider
of The Daily Herald: "It's a
rare kind of show: hysterical-
ly, bitingly, devastatingly
funny and smart."
The show punctures pre-
tensions and pomposity,
while warmly affirming the
true spirit of the season.
Performances are 8 p.m.
today and Saturday and 2
p.m. Sunday. Additional
shows are Dec. 10, 15 and 16
at 106 6th St. N., Jacksonville
Ticket are $18 and $15 stu-
dent, senior citizens and
Call 249-2022 or 249-0289
photo by PATTI HODGE
Tom Ming, left, and Anthony Hodge in a scene from "A Tuna
Christmas." The play opens today at 106 6th St. N.
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A costume party was held at the Odeum in Neptune Beach for piano students of James D
Johnson. The students dressed up to emphasize the imaginative and creative dimensionhs
music. Performing piano selections at the costume party were, from left, Adam Sarchio, Sy
Bartfield, Caroline Snowden, Harrison Snowden, Alex Forsyth, Katie Plank, (back row left)
Bombard, David Johnson, Josh Stein, Colby Caltrider and Jason Tiemeier.
Matheson: Homes have micro climr
Cont. from B-i
minute, so some water col-
lects in the sink. Then I leave
the plants sitting there to
absorb whatever water they
After about 15 to 30 min-
, utes, I remove the plant, put
it back into its foil sleeve and
return it ro its place of glory.
By the way, if it is inside, I
use a plate or something simi-
lar to protect the furniture in
case any water slips through
the bottom of the foil sleeve.
Unless the plant gets the
full afternoon sun, I usually
� do not have to water it again
Sfor about a week.
But every house has its own
micro climate, so your plants
may not react as mine do to
If your house is mostly
shady, you'll probably be able
to get by with very little
watering. By the same token,
if I placed a poinsettia in my
family room, which has a wall
of windows facing west, I'd
probably have to water it
three times a week!
And, because I like to have
a large poinsettia in that
room, I usually keep it in a
different room during the day-
and move it to the family
room when the sun starts to
set. It sounds like it's a pain in
the neck, but finally I've fig-
ured it out after many
Facing the cold
In the event of a cold wam-
* "A TUNA CHRISTMAS," a
comedy about a small town
Texas Christmas., is staged at 8
p.m. today and Saturday and
Dec. 8, 9, 15 and 16 at Players
By The Sea, 106 6th Street N.,
lacksonville Beach. Matinee
performances will be held at 2
p.m. Sunday and Dec. 10.
Tickets are $18 for adults. $15
for students, seniors and mili-
tary. Call 249-2022 for infor-
* "NINE DEGREES OF SEP-
ARATION," a series of one-act
plays presented by The Flagler
College Conservatory is staged
at 7 p.m. today and Saturday at
the Flagler College
Auditorium, 14 Granada Street,
St. Augustine. Tickets are $5 for
to nights. Call 819-6400 for
* "JESUS CHRIST SUPER-
STAR" is .performed at 8 p.m.
today in the Times-Union
Center for the Performing Arts,
300 W. Water Street,
Jacksonville. .'Tickets range
from $27.50 to $48.50. Call
632-3373 for information.
* "MENOPAUSE: THE
MUSICAL" runs through Dec.
17 at the Times-Union Center
for the Performing Arts, 300 W.
Water St., Jacksonville. Times
and ticket prices vary through-
out the run. Call 632-3373 for
specific prices and show times.
* "A CHRISTMAS CAROLE"
runs through dec. 24 at the
Alhambra Dinner Theatre,
S12000 Beach , Blvd.,
Jacksonville. Doors open at 6.
p.m. for evening shows.
Matinees are held at 11 a.m. on
'Saturday and noon on Sunday.
Admission ranges from $39 to
$46 for dinner and show. Call
641-1212 for information.
* LIMELIGHT THEATRE -
Auditions for the Tennessee
Williams' drama "A Cat on a
Hot Tin Roof" will be held at 7
p.m. Tuesday. Call 825-1164
ing, I take any poinsettias that ditional plant for the se
are outdoors and put them that we can find them
into the garage for the night. about anywhere.
I have found that if I bring Before you buy, feel I
them inside the house, the making sure the plant h
risk of losing them is greater already become dry. Ne
because the shock of tempera- transport a poinsettia i
ture change i's too great. open trunk or truck bed
Again, your home has its if it is covered. Treat th
own micro climate and condi- beauty as a gem and yo
tions, so you'll have to figure able to enjoy it long aft
that out. holidays are over.
Covering the plant as a pro- Clarifications
tection may not be the best Last week I mention
solution because the branches many trees sold for Ch.
break very easily under any were cut in September.
weight. not true for all Christm
Poinsettias can be planted trees for sale.
into the ground after all dan- No matter when the
ger of frost has passed. was cut, my advice is tl
same: get as fresh a tree
Watch the little ones you can, one that has b
Poinsettias, toddlers and protected from our sun
pets do not mix because even on the lot, one with a I
though the sap and the parts cut made to the trunk
of the poinsettia are not poi- * you buy it, 'and then th
sonous, they can cause strong is up to you.
allergic reactions. Also, on the Knockou
Be sure you keep the plant series, the Chilli thrip i
out of reach of anyone or any research and although
pet that might be enticed by series of rose may have
it. thrips, it is not a "done
Many varieties available and so it is not a plant
There is sucn a variety of -.- a\;oid ..Japologize ili st
poi nsettias available-now.......... .you wrong. on. ta.hL-..
from-pinks,-ruffles-and mixes - --.ust-keep-an- eye on y
of colors, and if the leaves and til
If you plant a poinsettia, buds look unhealthy, co
chances are that next year it a county Extension Ser
will revert back to the original agent.
red color, but one never If you have gardening
knows for sure until it shows tions, feel free to call mn
its color. 363-9872 or the Coope
The poinsettia is such a tra- Extension Service at 38
Gary Baker a recent Jacksonv n
ner of the 2006 JU Dean's Award for "Excellence in Theatre,"
will conduct an ABET Kids Drama Workshop on Tuesday, Jan.
9, at the Adele Grage Cultural Center, 716 Ocean Blvd., Atlantic
Beach. This class, is for all children who want to become well-
rounded performers by learning different acting styles. To
enroll, call 610-1149.
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*Holiday Activities at
Adventure Landing include
visiting with Santa from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 9 and Dec.
16 in Jacksonville Beach. Also,
Gator Bowl players will be vis-
iting from 3 p.m. to 5' p.m.
SDec. 27 and Dec. 29. And both
Adventure Landing locations,
on Beach and Blanding
Boulevards, will hold a Noon
Year's Eve celebration Dec. 31.
A family party begins at 10
a.m., with a balloon drop at
h*First Coast Skates Holiday
Show, "Holidays Around the
World," will be presented from
12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Dec. 16 at
-Skate World Ice Arena on
Philips Highway and Emerson
Street. Tickets are $8 in
advance and $9 at the door.
For information, call 904-476-
10 'ut.m.nea 7205,
wight *Apron's Cooking School
of holds a two-day, two-session
ydney Kids Survivor Camp. at the
IA I" Publix at 10500 San Jose Blvd.
Amelia The camp .is designed to
improve kitchen, survival
skills. Session I will be held at
10 a.m. Dec. 26 and Dec. 27,
ate Session II at 10 a.m. Dec. 28
and Dec. 29. Kids may take
eason one session or both; the cost of
ust . each is $70. The number to call
the dirt, *Apron's Cooking School
hasn't offers two two-day Teen
ever Sur\ivor Camp sessions at the
n an Publix at 10500 San Jose Blvd.
d, even Session I, scheduled for 3 p.m.
is Dec. 26 and Dec. 27, will focus
)u'll be on knife skills and creating
ter the meal-sized sandwiches. Session
11, slated for 3 p.m. Dec. 28 and
Dec. 29, will focus on baking
ed that skills and the preparation of fin-
ristmas ger foods. The cost of each ses-
This is sion is $70. The number to call
ias for' reservations is 904-262-
tree *Infinity Allstars Holiday
he Camp opens its doors Dec. 26
e as for an annual camp that runs
been through Jan. 5 at 510-1
while Mavport Road in Atlantic
fresh Beach. Call 904-247-1031 for
ie rest *Winter Ranger Program
ut Rose vTwo winter day camps will
s under be offered at Little Talbot
this Island State Park.
Chilli -Dec. 27, 28 and 29: "Join
deal" the Migration." This free,
to three-day series introduces
eered . children to animal, migration
and teaches them how and
ours - .-v..h-anmals-..mgrate_-T.his
ny camp will run from 1 p.m. to 3
consult p.m. each day and is intended
vice for children ages 6-12. Parents
are required to remain with
g ques- the group and are asked join in
ie at the fun.
rative This day-camp is limited to
7-8850. 25 youngsters, so call 904-251-
2320 to reserve a spot.
Participants will meet at the
Ribault Club on Fort George
-Jan. 2 and 3: "Winter
Escapes." This free, two-day
series introduces children to
the adventures of hiking. The
first day, they' learn the basics
'f of outdoor trekking. The sec-
ond day, Park staff and the kids
conquer the 3.8-mile Little
Talbot Hiking Trail. This camp
will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
both days and is intended for
children ages 8 and up.
- Parents are required to remain
with the group and are asked
join in the fun.
*Kids Camps at MOSH fea-
tures two winter camps, one
from Dec. 27 to Dec. 29 and
the other from Jan. 3 to Jan. 5.
S Camp topics, for kindergart-
ners through sixth graders, will
include "Sleigh Bell Science"
and "Polar Explorers." The
camps will run from 9 a.m. to
3:30 p.m., with before- and
osumlTna after-care available. The num-
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The Holiday Songbooks are coming.
THE BEACHES LEADER, PONTE VEDRA LEADER is once again publishing a Songbook of
Holiday Favorites just the right size for caroling and sing-a-longs. From Silent
Night to Jingle Bells, you'll find the words to your favorite music. Local businesses
and The Leader make this book available at no charge through your community
If your church, club, neighborhood or family would like extra copies to use this
Holiday Season, please call our office to request those copies now. You may also
email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Songbooks will be published
December 1,2006. Call now.
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Cummer to open 'Temples and Tombs' Dec. 22
A always educating us in calling 620-2878 or on line at.
the culture of foreign www.unf.edu/fineartscenter.
Cummer Museum of Art and The Beaches Area Historical
Gardens will do it again begin-. Society will hold its Holiday
ning Dec. 22 when it opens .. Open House on Thursday,
"Temples and Tombs: Dec. 7,D from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
Treasures of Egyptian Art From .Enjoy refreshments, face
The British Museum." painting, crafts and other
This new exhibit contains a . activities plus a visit from. A t.. '-
rarely seen collection.of more Santa Claus at Old No. 71.
than 80 masterpieces, span- This events free and open to ' '-' ', : ."
ning four dynasties of ancient the public. A.special exhibit
Egypt. . . ALICE at the museum is Florida. -
The exhibit is heralded as GARTIAND Boys and Girls and Their .
one of the foremost collec- ART SCENE Toys" which will run throughV . ..
tions of pharaonic artifacts in .Jan. 20.-.
the world. N V7
From sculpture and relief, to The Jacksnille Museum of Mark your calendars for the
jewelry and funerary items, Modern Art has operied its Annual Bethlehem Visit, alive
the exhibition showcases Holiday Shop with extended Nativity Scene, at the Ponte
some of the best of the British hours. The shop will be open Vedra Presbyterian Church.
Museum's Egyptian art. Monday, Tuesday and Friday The event runs Dec. 16-18 at .
The exhibit was organized from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m, 4510 Palm Vallev Road. Call . -' .
by the American Federation of Wednesday 11 a.m. until 6 280-9075 for information. ...
Arts and the British Museum. p.m., Thursday 11 a.m. to7 ....
An opening celebration will be p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 .Do not forget the Beaches
held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the p.m. and Sunday noon until 4 Gallery Holiday Tour tomor-
Cummer s new Central.. p.m. Every Sunday is Bank of row, Saturday, Dec. 2, from "10 . .
Gallery. Call 356-6857 for America Free Day. . a.m. to 5 p.m.
information. . Visit eight galleries includ-
You may find the Pharaoh's Don't miss the incompara- ingthe Cultural Center at
Treasures at the new exhibit ble Crystal Gayle on Thursday, Ponte Vedra, Fairfax Gallery,
shop at the museum. Dec. 7 at the University of Stellers Gallery, Eclectic
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will have a Christmas ccelebra- A ntea n r nnex and First Street "Slash and Burn - Developing Florida" by Emily Arthur Douglas is one of 23 selected works in an
tion open houseonSunday, one nght y to present a At 11 a. m. at the Ponte exhibit by the art and design faculty at the University of North Florida. The exhibit closes Dec. 7.
Dec. 10, fom2 to 5 p..at Christmas concert with every-, Ved Cultural Center, enjoy For more details and gallery hours, call 620-2534.
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National Lampoon's Van
Wilder: The Rise of Tai. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., Noon, 2:25, 4:45,
* * *
The Nativity Story. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 11:40 a.m., 2:10,
4:50, 7:30, 10:10.
* * *
Turistas. Rated R.. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:20, 2:35, 4:55, 8:05, 10:15.
Bobby. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
1:15, 4:00, 7:15, 10:35.
* , * '" '
, Deck The Halls. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:50, 4:20, 7:05,
Deja Vu. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:30, 1:00, 3:55, 4:35,
7:25,-7:55, 10:20, 10:50.
The Fountain. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:05, 4:25, 6:40,
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Tenacious D: The Pick of
Destiny. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,.
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INHD will keep flame burning
Wasn't going to write about
Christmas TV specials this
year, because they've got-
ten so predictable. iThere are
only so many ways I can extol
those dippy dancers in "A
Charlie Brown Christmas.")
But I was looking through
the holiday TV listings last
week and came across some-
thing I couldn't believe.
There's a cable-TV channel
named INHD, devoted exclu-
slK ' to hirh-definitTdh TV
LAWdcast4. I dcbhli 1rake
HDTV, but I really wish I had
this channel because starting
at 7 a.m. on Christmas Day,
INHD is going to broadcast a
Yule log for 24 hours.
You read that right. For 24
hours, this channel is going to
show nothing but a continual-
ly burning fire log
You can't get any more
high-concept than this. I'm
sure that people who actually
work for a living would love
to have listened to the lackey
* . .
who pitched this idea.
LACKEY: "It's a log. You
.know, like you bum in your
HOLLYWOOD EXEC: "OK,
so what's the storyline?"
"There's no storyline.
There's just this burning log."
"And the doofus dad gets
the wrong kind of log and
burns the house down, right?"
"No, boss, it's just this log.
We show it on your TV screen
all Christmas Day."
"Well, who's gonna want to
"That's the beauty of it.
There's no stars, so we don't
need sponsors. We just show
the log all day."
"This isn't some Very
Special Episode kind of log,
right? It doesn't burn any kids
Abodtit it. Viewets.can.j.atch
the log all day and not feel
threatened by any big message
or complicated plotline."
"Geez, why didn't we think
of this before? Green-light it!
And see if you can work up a
sequel for New Year's Eve."
Oh, and by the way, if you
didn't watch ABC three nights
ago, you've missed "A Charlie
Brown Christmas" until next
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"Superman Returns" - but if
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"Clerks IPI" - Years-too-late
follow-up to Kevin Smith's far
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jobs at a fast-food restaurant.
"The Cheetah Girls 11" - The
Disney Channel TV-movie
which again proves that, when
Raven is involved, Cheetahs
"A 'Star Is Born" - Judy
Garland's show-biz saga is
updated to the '70s rock era,
courtesy of Barbra Streisand,
Kris Kristofferson, and their
"Pandora's Box" - I saw this
overrated German silent film
last month at the Florida
Theatre. Unless you're a silent-
film and/or Louise Brooks buff,
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Casino Royale. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:40, 1:10, 4:10,
4:40, 7:20, 7:45, 10:25, 10:45.
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For Your Consideration.
Rated PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 6:50,
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Happy Feet. Rated PG. Fri.-
Thurs., 11:45 a.m., 2:20, 2:50,
5:00, 5:30, 7:40, 8:10, 10:10.
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Stranger Than Fiction. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 12:55, 3:50,
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Borat. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:35, 4:30, 8:00, 10:05.
Flushed Away. Rated PG. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:15, 3:45.
The Santa Claus 3: The
Escape Claus. Rated G. Fri.-
Thurs., 1:05, 4:15, 7:00.
Babel. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
The Queen! Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:25, 4:05, 6:55, 9:55;.
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Cliff's at the Beach, 1401
Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach.
A1A is in at 9 p.m. today and
Culhane's Irish Pub, 967
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach *
249-9595. Live music today
Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub &
Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach * 242-9499.
Cloud Nine appears from 7 to
10 p.m. every Wednesday.
Spade McQuade is in every
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Freebird Live, 200 N. First
St., Jacksonville Beach * 246-
BIRD. Flip Radio, Devereux,
Downflow and Down Theory
play hard rock at 9 p.m. today.
Shadow Agency and. Stole Your
Woman with Nine Shot, Does
It Matter,: The Sophomore
Attempt and Whaleface are in
Saturday. Powerman 5000
with Bound and Hanging Tree
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Lynch's Irish Pub, ,514 N.
First St., Jacksonville Beach *
249-5181. Trevor and Tanner
appear:from 6 to 9 p.m. today
and Saturday followed by
Kickin' Lassie from 10 p.m. to
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Ragtime Tavern, Seafood, &
Grill, 207 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach * 241-7877.
The Paul Lundgren Band is in
today and Saturday. John
Kevin king appears Sunday.
Aromas Cigar, Wine &
Martini Bar, 880 A1A N., Ponte
Vedra Beach * 280-2525. Le
,:Monde Quartet plays Latin
music Tuesdays. The Jason
Anderson Group performs
every Thursday. Jose LeBron
and The LeMonde Quintet per-
form every Saturday.
Bo's Coral Reef, 201 Fifth
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach *.
246-9874., DJs., and.. il'1
Brix, Jacksonville Beach. Jazz
great Teddy Washington is in
every Wednesday through
Cap'n Odies, 2200 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach * 241-
8848. Live music from 9:30
p.m. to 1:30 a.m. today and
Saturday. Country night every
Caribee Key, 100 N First St.,
Neptune Beach * 270-8940.
Pili Pili plays reggae every
Friday and Saturday.
Champs Lounge, Sawgrass
Marriott, 1000 PGA Tour Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach * 285-7777.
Cloud Nine are in today and
Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub &
The Jacksonville Symphony
Orchestra plays heat-themed
pieces by Handel, Nielsen,
Beethoven and Wagner at 8
p.m.' today in Jacoby
Symphony Hall at the Times-
Union Center for the
Performing Arts, 300 W. Water :
St., Jacksonville. Tickets range
from $16-$43. Call 354-5547
The Jacksonville Symphony
Orchestra performs "Handel's
Messiah" at 8 p.m. Saturday in
Jacoby Symphony Hall at the,
Times-Union Center for the
Performing Arts, 300 W. Water
St., Jacksonville. Tickets begin
at $25. Call 354-5547 for infor-
Clarinet professor Guy
Yehuda accompanied by Ileana
Fernandez performs works by
Brahms, Martinu and
Lutoslawski at 7:30 p.m.
Monday in the University of
North Florida's Recital Hall,
4567 St. John's Bluff Road. S.,I
Jacksonville. Call 620-2960 for
MUSIC OF SHAKESPEARE
Beaches Fine Arts Series pres-
ents "Measure for Measure: The
Music of Shakespeare's. Plays"
at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 at St.
Paul's Episcopal Church, 1150
5th St. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach * 242-9499.
Cloud Nine is in from 7-10
p.m. followed by Jimmy Solari
every Wednesday. Spade
McQuade plays' traditional'
Irish. music every Thursday.
Meridian plays traditional
Irish music at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Fly's Tie, 177 E. Sailfish Dr.,
Atlantic Beach * 246-4293.
Nolan Neal .is in Monday.
Songwriter's night with Seth
Ramsdill every ' Tuesday.
Reggae with Pill Pili every
Wednesday. The Wes Cobb
Band is in Thursdays. Mystic
Dino and the 420 Band are in
Giovanni's, 1161 Beach
Blvd., Jackson'ille Beach *
249-7787. Mary Ann Hawkins
plays piano Thursdays. The
Amanda Finch. Jazz Quintet
performs today. Pianist Matt
Hall appears Saturday .
Homestead Restaurant, 1712
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach.* 249-9660. Kenhe and
Sleepy every Friday. Mike
Shackelford Band appears
Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N.
First St., Jacksonville Beach *
249-5181. Live music at 10
p.m. today and Saturday.
Karaoke every Sunday. Little
Green men perform every
Monday. Spiderbaby is in
every' Wednesday. 3 appears
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Mackenzie's Steakhouse, 100
Sawgrass Village, Ponte Vedia
Beach * 543-9143. Gene
Nordan plays piano Tuesday
through Thursday. Don
Miniard is in Saturday.
Michael Howard plays Sunday.
Will Hurley performs Fridays
Max's Restaurant, 1312
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach * 247-6820. John Evans
plays the piano every, Friday
Ocean Club, 401 First Street
North, Jacksonville Beach.
Mystic Roots in the tiki bar
every Tuesday. Fifth South and
the Glass Camels are in the
:.Bubba Lounge I, every
Wednesday. Reggae' with Pili
Pili from 4 to -8 p.m. every
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Sawgrass, 43 PGA Tour Blvd,
Ponte Vedra Beach * 285-3133.
Ralph "E" performs top 40's,
blues, oldies and, jazz every
Friday and' Saturday night.
* '* *
Shelby's Coffee Shoppe,.200
1st Street, Neptune Beach *e
249-2922. The John Thomas
Group with Debra Rider plays
cabaret jazz from 10 a.m. to 1
Spare 'Time Tavern and
Grille. 1728 3rd St. �N.,
Jacksonville Beach * 246-8360.
Eric Wink performs Tuesdays.
Yankee Slickers are in every
Thursday, Reggae with Delions
of Jah. every Friday. The
Hopeless appears Saturday.
The Jim Essery Band performs
* ' * ,
Sun Dog Tavern, 207
Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach
* 241-8221. Chuck Nash and
the Zen Twins rotate every
Wednesday. Chroma appears
on the first Thursday of every
Tra Vini Italian Restaurant,
216 Ponte Vedra Park Drive,
Ponte Vedra Beach Beach *
273-2442. Tony Saladino per-
forms jazz piano and standards
Thursday through Saturday.
Tree Steakhouse, 725-6
Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach *
241-5600. Mary Ann Hawkins
is in .Wednesdays. Mike
Shackelford performs Friday..
Kenhe is in from Saturday.
The Atlantic, 333 N. First St.,
Jacksonville Beach. Jocelyn &
the Geronimos host karaoke
Cliff's at the Beach, 1401
Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach.
Karaoke every Wednesday and
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Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N.
First St., Jacksonville Beach.
Karaoke is held at 9:30 p.m.
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Jacksonville Beach. Karaoke
every Tuesday, Wednesday,
Saturday and Sunday with a
contest at 11 p.m. every other
Spare Time Tavern- and
Grille, 1728 3rd , St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Karaoke'
The Atlantic, 333 N. First St.,
Jacksonville Beach * 249-3338.
DJs spins hip hop and retro
Thursday through Saturdays.
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Saturday. DJ Infader spins in
the Bubba Lounge every
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every Wednesday. DJ Blaze
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inside on Thursdays. DJ Kevin
Durgin spins old wave and 70's
outside every Thursday and
retro dance every Friday. DJ.
Jeremy spins Top 40 and hip
hop inside every Friday. DJs
Mike Bruce and Flava spin reg-
gae in the tiki bar every
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Democratic Club members
meet at 9 a.m. at larbo Park for-
the club's fourth Adopt-A-
Highway cleanup service proj-
ect of the year. The October
sweep resulted in more than
200 pounds of trash being col-'
lected. This pickup will be sev-
eral blocks along Highway A1A
between Beach and Atlantic'
Courtney, coordinator of the
collections, can be reachedat-
G.O.P. Christmas Party: The.
Republican Club, of the
Beaches holds its annual
Christmas party at 6 p.m. at
the Sevilla Clubhouse, Atlantic
Beach. An unwrapped gift for a
boy or girl provides admission
to the party. RSVP to Tonii
VanOrman at 241-4928 to get
the gate code for Sevilla.
Library book sale: Friends
of the Library of Ponte Vedra
holds a Christmas book sale
From 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to
raise money for the Ponte
Vedra Beach Brarch Library.
The 'sale will be held in
Seymour's Bookstore in the
' library. All sales over $10 will
receive a 25 percent discount,
and those over $20 will be dis-
counted by 50 percent. For
information, call 273-3990.
USO: Pal Day offers active
duty military personnel, in
uniform, and their families an
opportunity to enjoy the
attractions of St. Augustine
free of charge all day long. Free
lunch also will be served.
Those interested need to stop
by the USO to pick up free
For information, visit
Friday, Dee. I
Exclusive shopping: A
USO Friends and Family
Event, an exclusive shop-
ping night, will be held
from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at
the Toys R Us stores in
Regency Square or on
Wells Road in Orange
fSunday, Dee. 3
Birthday bash: Cobalt
Moon celebrates another year
of providing healing energy
and body work for the Beaches
community with an early holi-.
days party from 2 p.m. to 6
p.m. at Cobalt Moon Healing
Center, 217. First St., Neptune
:Beach. The event, which offers
music and treats, is open to the
public. Contact Kristen at 525-
5867 for information.
Moionday, Dee. 4
Comfort Care: The second
annual Comfort Care thank
you reception is scheduled
from 12 p.m. to 2. p.m. at
Baptist ' Medical , Center
Beaches, Jacksonville Beach.
The Comfort Care Team, was
established in 2003 to provide
alternative methods of heal-k
ing. The newest member of the.
music therapy team is Dr.
Gerson Yessin, chairman of the
Music Department ..at
Jacksonville University, and the
University of North Florida
and a member of the Boston
Philharmonic. Next month,
Gus Gonalez, a master's-pre-
pared certified art therapist,
will introduce art therapy. For
information, contact Kam
Durham, Baptist Beaches
Comfort Care coordinator, at
Kiwanis golf: Kiwanis Club'
of Jacksonville Beaches holds
its fourth annual charity golf,
tournament, which benefits
the Beaches Boys & Girls Club,
820 Seagate Ave., at
Jacksonville Golf and Country
Club. Registration begins at 10
a.m., with tee time at 11 a.m.
Registration for the event is
$100 per player,.Scheduled to
appear is Calvin Peete, who
numbered the 1985 Players
Championship among his 11
PGA Tour titles. To pre-register
Atlantic Beach. Guest speaker
RWCDF Christmas is Charlie Patton. The cost is
Meeting': The Re-u'liCar " $15; reservations 'iimust' be'
WomnW Cdlub. "6of 'butaY made Ir Dec 6. fVor informa-
Federated (RIVCDF) holds its tion, call 223-1314 or e-mail
Christmas meeting at 12 p.m. SherryCaip@aol.com.
at River City Brewing There will be no regular
Company. The function begins meeting in December.
or for more information, call
Ed Robinson at 904-610-3740
or visit the Kiwanis web site at
Life Line Screening:
Beaches residents can be
screened to reduce their risk of
having a stroke, ranked as the
third-leading killer in the
world and the second among
women. Life .Line Screening
will be at Watson Realty, 1117
Atlantic Blvd., Neptune Beach,
starting at 9 .a.m. Four total
screenings, to include . an
osteoporosis screening, take
less than an hour. For informa-
tion about the screenings or to
schedule an appointment, call
tion is required.
Tuesday, Dec. As
Healing in progress:
Micah's Place, the only certi-
fied domestic violence center
serving the residents of Nassau
County, offers free arid confi-
deritial, open-ended, weekly
group meetings to address a
variety of issues related to
domestic violence. Free child
care is provided. The
Fernandina Beach facility also
offers outreach programs,
including legal advocacy, and
community education and
awareness programs. Call 548-
4646 Or 879-6270 for informa-
tion; registration and direc-
Ponite Vedra D.A.R.: The
Ponte Vedra Chapter of the
Daughters' of the American
Revolution meets at Marsh
Landing Country Club, 25655
Marsh Landing Parkway, .at
10:45 a.m. Mike Clark will talk"
about current events. For
information, call Carolyn Roth
at 904-992-7463 or Babs
Hartmann at 904-242-0025. .
Thursday, Dec. ',
Legion Auxiliary: Oceani
Beaches American Legion
Auxiliary Unit 129 meets at
7:30 p.m. at 1151 4th St. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. Members
are encouraged to bring a guest.
For information, call 249-2266
with a social at 11:30 a.m. The
speaker will be former Asst.
States Attorney Angela Corey,
who will discuss her, 25-year
career prosecuting criminals in
Duval County. The cost of the
event is $25; parking is free.
RSVP to Willa at 910-3533.
RWCDF members and guests
are encouraged to bring
wrapped presents for children
ages 5 to middle school
enrolled in the. after-school
program at The. Sanctuary on
8th Street. For information,
visit. www.RWCDF.org or
Friday, Dec. i
Just a Dumb Kid: Neptune
Beach resident Joe Abb Overby,
author, of "Just a Dumb Kid
from Nowhere," will be fea-
tured speaker at Noon Break,
held from 12 p.m. to i p.m. at
the Beaches Branch Library.
Nooni Break, a program of the
Beaches Branch Friends of the
Library, is free and open to the
public. Attendees are welcome
to bring a bag lunch. For infor-
mation, call the Library at 241-
Saturday, Dec. 9
Beaches League of
Storytellers: The Beaches
League of Storytellers meets at
10:30 a.m. for Storytelling by
Members; followed by a lunch-
eon at the Ponte Vedra Beach
Branch Library. Anyone
interested in storytelling is wel-
come to attend.
Contra Dance: Contra
Dances are held every second
Saturday of the month at the
Cobalt Moon Center, 217 First
St., Neptune Beach. This
week's social dance, from 8
p.m. to 11 p.m., will be to live
music by Full Circle and called
by Charlie Dyer. The price of
admission is $10 at the door.
For information, call 904-525-
Parliamentarians: The First
Coast Parliamentarians hold a
Christmas luncheon at 11:30
a.m. at Selva Marina Country
Club, 1600 Selva Marina Dr.,
River City Singles Club:
The River City Singles Clyu,
Inc., a chapter of the Singles
SAssociation of Florida (SAF),
holds a dance from 8 p.m. to
11 p.m. at the Knights of
Columbus Hall, 1501
Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville.
Admission is $8, $7 for mem-
bers. Live music, snacks and
refreshments are provided.
For information, call 779-
Recovery, Inc.: Recovery,
Inc., a mental health support
group, meets at 6:30 p.m. at
St. Paul's Catholic Church's
Family Life Center, 578 1st
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.
Call 247-3299 for informa-
Kittens and cats that have
and tested, and that have
shots and been neutered, are
available for adoption from
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at PetCo at
Atlantic and Kernan boule-
Depression Bipolar Support
meets at 5:30 p.m. at Beaches
Medical Center, 1350 13th
Ave. S. Visit www.dbsajax.org
Twin Heart Meditation
Group: This group meets
from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at
Ocean Yoga Studio, 60 Ocean
Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Global
meditation from Pranic
Healing focuses on creating
planetary healing and world
peace, which begins within.
Love offerings are accepted.
Call Diane at 382-5823 for
Beaches Watch: Beaches
Watch's monthly meeting
will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 6
at Fletcher High School in the
Room, 700 Seagate Ave.,
Neptune Beach. Beaches
Watch meets the first
Monday of each month. Its
meetings are open to the
239 North First Street
starting at $7998
public. For information, call
513-9242 or visit www.beach-
Exchange Club: The
Exchange Club of the
Jacksonville Beaches, a non-
profit community service
organization, meets each
week from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30
a.m. at the Sea Turtle Inn.
There will be no meeting Dec.
29. First-time visitors receive
a free breakfast. Those decid-
ing to join will get first-quar-
ter membership for $30. After
that, dues are $115' per quar-
ter. For information, call Jack
Morison at 904-318-7162 or
changeclub.com. The club
website, for information
about upcoming speakers and
Foundation Academy: The
Foundation Academy, 107
3rd St. S., Jacksonville Beach,
has an open house from 9
a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Call 241-
3515 for information.
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Club will hold a gala event
Dec. 1 at the Ponte Vedra Inn
and Club. The Holly Ball,
which begins, at 7 p.m. and
costs $100 per person, repre-
sents the club's largest fund-
raising effort of the year. All
proceeds will benefit local
charities, including the Betty
Griffin House, Florida School
for the Deaf and Blind,
B.E.A.M., Beaches Habitat and
Louise Gentry is the event's
chairperson. For information
and tickets, call 285-7236.
Christmas in the Park, a city
of Neptune Beach event for
children of all ages, begins at
6:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in Jarboe
Park. Entertainment provided
by children from area schools
will herald the arrival of Santa,
Mrs. Claus and their elf.
Holiday Magic, an annual
community event that rings in
the holiday season, will be
held from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.:
Dec. 1 at San Marco Square,
near Jacksonville's Southbank
area. Santa and Mrs. Claus will
make their grand entrance at 6
Local celebrities will be fea-
tured readers in the Children's,
Story Corner, located in front
of the San Marco Book Store,,
from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The
event is open to the public.
The second annual St. Johns
County Festival of Trees opens
Dec. 1 at the St. Johns County
Convention Center, adjacent
to the Renaissance Resort at
World Golf Village. The public
is invited to free opening-
night activities from 6 p.m. to
8 p.m., in addition to the dis-
play of more than 60 decorat-
ed trees. The festival officially
begins with a ribbon cutting at
The. Festival of Trees will be
Open daily hornom 9 a.m. to 9
p.m. and close at 3 p.m. Pec.
10 Free and open to the pub-
lic, the event will raise funds
for the Empty Stocking Fund'
and the United Way of St.t
The Beaches Town Center
Holiday Celebration will start
at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 with a bike
parade. The mayors of Atlantic
Beach and Neptune Beach will
light the community tree, and
Santa and Mrs. Claus will
arrive by sleigh at 6 p.m.
Dawson Pickett's annual food-
drive will collect donations of
food, toys or money for the
For information, contact
Timmy Johnson at 247-5828
Society of the South invites
Scandinavians to a Dec. 2
Christmas party at, Selva
Marina Country Club. Doors
open at 6 p.m., and a tradi-
Stional dinner is served starting
at 7 p.m. The cost is $32.50 per
person. Contact Anna Large at
Seaside Playgarden holds its
fifth annual Holiday Bazaar
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 2 at
the school. 223 8th Ave. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. There will
be a wide variety of booth ven-
Sdors, and coffee and breakfast
Swill be available. Call 536-
S6333 or 735-9272 for informa-
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There will be two
seatings to have Break
Santa at the Mus
Science & History
Dec. 2 and three on
The Dec. 2 times are 8
and 9:30 a.m., those f(
are 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a
about 45 minutes.
prices are $4 for child
$6 for adults; non-
prices are $7 for child
$9 for adults. Prices
Museum admission, a
nations are required. C
make a reservation.
Free photos with Sa
be available from 10 a
p.m. Dec. 2 at Watson
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also are w
Refreshments will be s
For information, c
The seventh annual
in the Hamptons gala
fit the Monique
Foundation for Childi
be held from 6:30 p.i
p.m. Dec. 2 at the Gol
South Hampton. Th
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live and silent auction
Holiday in the Han
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Pro-Am Dec. 5 at the CG
at South Hampton.
Am brings together P
professionals and ce
for a day of golf.
For tickets and rese
call Barbara Florio at 9
0210. For information
the Monique Burr Fou
for Children, call
Tanner at 904-642-0
A holiday ornarne
shop will be held from
to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at t.
Visions Glass Studio,
Ave. S. Call the
Center at Ponte Vedr
280-0614, to register.
The Apron's Cookin
at the Publix, 10500
Blvd., offers families
four, to include one
and children who sho
least 4 years old, there
tunities to decorate
bread houses. The cli
held at 12 p.m. Dec. 2
Dec. 10 and 12 p.m.
The cost per family is
number to call for rese
The Garden Club
Christmas in Hist<
Augustine home tour
houses on St. Georg
from 1 p.m. tb 5 p.m
Tickets, which cost
advance and $20 the
the event, include a
noon tea at the St. A
Art Association. For
tion, call Janice Spei
471-2891 or Myra J
hosts the 10th annua
TelcQ Festival of Light
Fun Run Dec. 3. The.
along the Stewart
One luminary' lit rout
or Dec. 9
Marco. The event begins at the
Baptist Eye'Institute, 1235 San
Marco Blvd., Jacksonville.'
For children, there will be a
one-mile Fun Run starting at
5:30 p.m. For avid runners and
walkers, the 5K starts at 6 p.m.
Participants will wear jingle
bells on their shoes. All funds
raised benefit Shands
Jacksonville and Wolfson
Registration can be accom-
plished at all 1st Place Sports
locations or www.lstplaces-
Fleet Landing, at One Fleet
Landing Blvd., holds anl "Old-
Fashioned Christmas" Open
House from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Dec. 3. The event will feature,
among other things, music by
pianist Gene Nordan and vio-
linist Lorna Greenwood and
horse-drawn carriage rides.
The event is free and open to
the public. An RSVP is request-
ed, but not required, by calling
246-9900, ext. 107.
As a Toys-For-Tots collection
center, Fleet Landing is also
accepting new, unwrapped'
'toys through Dec. 7.
For information about Fleet
Landing, which is home to
500 adults age 62 and older,
to 11' SOUNDS OF THE
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dancing, The city of Jacksonville
i items. Beach holds a community cel-
iptons is ebration Dec. 3 at the Sea Walk
Monique Pavilion, . where activities
nglebells begin at 2 p.m. and are free to
jolfClub the public. The program con-
The Pro- tinues to 7 p.m. A lawn chair is
GA Tour recommended. The Sea Walk
'lebrities Pavilion is at the intersection
of,pf 1st Street North and 1st
rvations. Avenue North on the ocean-
104- 642- front.
)n about Featured will be The Ritz
undation Voices and Navy Band,
Dorcas Southeast Wind Ensemble.
0210 or Also scheduled are Seabreeze
urrfoun- Elementary School's Seabreeze
Singers, .Fletcher Middle
School Chorus, Fletcher
Y iMiddle School Symphonic
. Band, Fletcher High School
T eChorus, Fletcher High School
t:)P - Up per En'nible Band and.
it work- Sassy Tappers
n 10 a.m. Festivities begin when Santa
he Lucid Claus arrives at 2 p.m. A free
886 8th ride on Little Toot the Engine
Cultural will be offered, courtesy of La
a Beach, Society/48 National Honor
Society of American
EAD The U.S. Marine Corps Toys
for Tots will accept unwrapped
toy donations to give to needy
g School children, and the Beaches
San Jose Emergency Assistance Ministry
of up to (BEAM) will accept non-per-
e parent ishable food donations.
uld beat, In conjunction with Sounds
e oppor- of the Holidays, a fine arts
ginger- show will take place in Latham
asses are Plaza and the SeaWalk Pavilion
2, 2 p.m. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 2
Dec. 16. and Dec. 3.
$35. The For information about the
operations arts show, call 904-399-5292.
For information about Sounds
of the Holidays, go to
S IN wwavi.jacksonvillebeach.org or
call the Special Events Hotline
FINEt at 904247-6100, Ext. 3.
) of St.
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of seven CHRISTMAS
ge Street The first in a series of Santa's"
. Dec. 3. Story Book Teas at the Ritz-
$15 in Carlton Amelia Island begins
e day of at 1 p.m. Dec. 3. The Teas,
in after- which also will be held Dec. 9,
ugustine Dec. 16 and Dec. 23, include a,
informa- traditional .stbry book per-
Ilanes at formance and party favors for
ames :at each child attending. Hotel
guests and the pubic are invit-
S ed, but 'reservations are
I Florida "An Old-Fashioned
s 5K and Christmas," with photo-
course is graphs, postcards and other
Lighting images .that reflect the
e in San Beaches' holiday season over
the past 50 years, will be on
display through the holiday
season at the Beaches Museum
and History Center. "Florida
Girls & Boys & Their Toys" is
also on display.
, The Beaches Museum and
History Center is in Pablo
Historical Park at the corner of
Beach Boulevard and 4th
Street North. The Museum is
open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday through Saturday.
Admission is $5 for adults, $4
for seniors 65 and older, $3 for
children ages 6 to 17, and free
for children under the age of 6.
TOUR OF HOMES
The Neighborhoods of
,world Golf Village present the
sLxth annual Nutcracker Tour
of Home through Dec. 5.
Homes on the tour,, themati-
cally ; decorated in keeping
with The Nutcracker ballet, are
open to the public daily from.
12 p.m. to.4 p.m. For informa- ,
tion, call 940-5000.
Art Connections at the
Cummer MNuseum will have
open studios and a twist on
holiday music from 6 p.m. to 9
p.m. Dec. 7 and Dec. 14. Each
evening will have a different
theme, and ait projects can
create suitable gifts. Members
are free; the cost to non-mem-
bers is $8. The Cummer is at
829 Riverside Ave..
Jacksonville. The number to
call for information is 904-
356-6857, or visit www.cum-
Santa's Big Red Train departs
from 3 Cordova St. in, St.
Augustine from 6 p.m. to 9
p.m. every Friday and Saturday
through Dec. 30. Tickets are $6 '
for adults and $3 for children.
For information, call 904-
824-1606 or visit www.red-
The.H6)h, l'll TrqIev 4oy,^ ,
'of the' Nights 6t Lights in St
Augustine runs every evening
through Dec. 30. Tickets are $6
for adults and $4 for children.
Tours depart from the Historic
Downtown Parking Facility.
For information, call 904-829-
3800 or 800-868-7482 or visit
www. trolleytou rs.com.
Santa Claus will be in the
Courtyard at 200 Filst Street in
Neptune Beach from 10 a.m.
to 1 p.m. every Saturday in
December. Wish lists may be
shared, and photos can be
taken. Pets are welcome.
For more information, visit
www.200firststreet.com or call
Shelby 's Coffee Shoppe at 249-
Sheilah Kaufman showcases
some of her favorite
Chanukah recipes at 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 6 at The Apron's Cooking
School, being held at the
Publix at 10500 San Jose Blvd.
Kaufman, who has written 24
cookbooks and been an
instructor for 36 years, is a
popular lecturer and expert on
Jewish culinary traditions. The
cost is $40. The number to call
for reservations is 904-262-
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A silent auction to raise funds
for the Beaches Nutcracker will be
held Friday in conjunction with a
comedy show featuring Andy
Hendrickson at Atlantic Beach,
Theatre. Bidding starts at 6:45
p.m., and the auction winners will'
be announced prior to the show,
which begins at 9 p.m.
The auction features a variety of
items in a number of categories, to
include the arts, entertainment
All proceeds will benefit -the
Beaches Nutcracker, to be present-
eal at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 in the
Fletcher High School Theatre.'
For information about the
silent auction/comedy show, call
:New art venue,
The' Art, Gallery Center, an
,artists cooperative, opens its doors
Friday at The Carlling, 31 W.
Adams St., Jacksonville.' The
Center, which will be open that.
evening from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.,
~vill have regular hours of 10:30
a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday
through Friday and 1 p.m. to 6
p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Opening night will offer live
music, a dance performance and
bag pipe music by the pipe major
of the Jacksonville Drum and Pipe
Corps. The opening celebration
continues through December,
and the Center will be part of
Jacksonville's First Wednesday Art
Walk Dec. 6.
: venty-five artists will sell their
works from the Art Gallery Center
while promoting art and teaching
workshops that benefit the com-
munity and artists at large. For
information, contact Princess
Rashid at prashid@theswordand-
brush.com or call 904-535-6949.
Two authors will be at The
Bookmark this mpnth.
Professional sailor John
Kretschmer, author of "Flirting
with Mermaids," will be at the
Atlantic Beach bookstore at 7p.m.
Friday to read from and sign
copies of his new book, "At the
\ierce%.of the Sea: The True Story
rof T tee' Sailors i a Caribbean
Hurricane." Kretschmer has
logged more than 200,000 off-
shore sailing miles.
Paula Deen, an expert on south'-
ern cooking who has her own
show on the Food Network,
"Paula's Home Cooking," will be
at The Bookmark from 7 p.m. to 9
p.m. Dec. 13, signing her books.
Deen will sign just two books per
customer, one of which must be
,"Paula Deen Celebrates." All
'books signed must be purchased
from .The Bookmark. Advance,
purchase with tickets is available.
For information, call 241-9026.
First Coast Winter Lights, creat-
ed by Midwest Display, is an
evening of entertainment for the
whole family that can be found at
the Reynolds Park Yacht Center.
on the banks of the St. Johns River
on State Route 16 in Green Cove
,. The event is open Friday
through Sunday and' also runs
from Dec. 6-10. It's open each
.evening thereafter through New
First Coast Winter Lights is
open from dusk to 9:30 p.m. on
weekdays and from dusk to 10:30
p.m. on non-school nights,
including the school winter break.
Admission is $18 per car and $40
Tickets are available at area
IVacho\ia branches and at the,
gate. Ice skating costs $5 for chil-'
dren, $7 for adults. Skate rental is
St. Vincent's Medical Center
presents Handel's Messiah at 8
p.m. Saturday in the Jacoby
Symphony Hall of the Center for
the Perfomling Arts. The
Orchestra, conducted by Fabio
NMechetti, will be joined by the
Jacksonville Symphony Chorus
and soloists. Call 904-354-5547 or
877-662-6731 for tickets or go to
, . sought
If you can carry a tune and
would like to join a local singing
group, the Orange Park Chorale
will be holding auditions for altos,
tenors and basses in Decemberi
Contact the Chorale's artistic.
director, Dr. Carole Clifford, at
264-0711 'or email@example.com
to set up a private audition time.
A Florida� State Parks-hosted
event, a Union Holiday
Encampment, \all be held from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.
to 12 p.m. Sunday at Fort Clinch
State Park, Femandiria Beach.
Costs include a park"entrance fee
and $2 fort admission. Call 904-
277-7274 for information.
A re-enactment of 18th-century
British militarylife, the 31st annu-
al presentation of Grande
Illumination and British Night
Watch, takes place Friday,.
Saturday and Sunday in St.
The event begins at 8 p.m.
Friday with an evening of British
Isles entertainment at the
Colonial Spanish Quarter on St.
George Street. Saturday events
include a British encampment
from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the
Colonial Spanish Quarter and spe-
cial British military demonstra-
tions at the Castillo de San Marcos
at 3 p.m. ... ,
At 7:30 p.m., the British troops,
'their Native American allies and
camp followers will assemble at,
the De Mesa House on St. George
* Street. At 8 p.m., the contingent
will parade by torchlight to the
Government House before
embarldng on a march through
the historic district. The public is
invited to join in the parade.'
On Sunday, the encampment
at the Spanish Quarter will con-
tinue until 10:30 a.m. At 9.30, an
Anglican church service known as
"Stacked Drums" will take place.
All events associated with
SGrande Illumination and British
Night Watch are free and open,to
the public. For information, call
904-829-5318. or visit
A Beaches Gallery Tour will be
conducted from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday at the Cultural Center at
Pppt?,,,,'ecda ,,,Beach., ,EI;zo
Torcoletti;, 4St.August;tne sculptor,
will give a free presentation at 11
a.m. Call 904-273-6065 for infor-
The first Jacksonville Beach Fine
Art Show, featuring an array of'
local and regional artists and open
to the public, will be held from 10,
a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and
Sunday,on Latham Plaza, across
from City Hall. A local girl scout
troop, accompanied by mothers,
will be on hand to wrap purchas-
es for donations to the troop. The
'festival also will include a collec-
tion drive for Toys for Tots.
IKayak with aE
Join a Talbot Islands State Parks
Ranger for a Guided Kayak Tour
Sunday. Participants are to meet at
11:45 a.m. at Long Island
Outfitters Kayak Amelia. The tour
along the waters near the Talbot
Islands starts at 12 p.m. and con-
cludes around 3 p.m.
No kayak is experience neces-
sary, but space is limited and
reservations are required.
Reservations can be made
through Long Island Outfitters
iKayak Amelia) by calling 904-
251-0016. The fee is $55 per per-
son; those who bring their own
kayak can participate for $30. All
funds will be donated to Friends
of Talbot Islands State Parks.
A drumming practice class from
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Cobalt
Moon Center, 217 First St.,
Neptune Beach, precedes a three-
day Drumming/Dancing and
Rhythm \Workshop with Gordy
and Zoe Ryan at the Water Studio,
214 Orange St. The practice class
will be taught by Tom Goelz. For
information, go to
The weekend with the Ryans
will feature dancing from 7 p.m.'
to 9 p.m. Dec. 8, the cost for
which is $25, and drumming
from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 9
and Dec. 10, the cost for both days
being $175. The single-day drum-
ming costs $110, while participa-
tion in all three days is $190. For
information, go to
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"Santa vs. the Snowman"
runs through Dec. 23 at the .
World Golf Hall of Fame
IMAX Theater, while "The 1
Polar Express" ends New
Year's Day. Also. on the
screen is IMAX Theater's
most recent, feature release,
"Happy Feet," which runs
"Santa vs. the Snowman," a 35-
minute animated presentation, is
featured on. select dates. Tickets
are $6 for viewers of all ages. "The
Polar Express" is a 90-minute film
that costs $10.50 for adults, with
discounts for seniors, students,
military, children and .groups.
"Happy Feet" also costs $10.50 for
adults, with discounts for seniors,.
students, military, children and
A complete schedule, as well as
tickets for the three films, can be
obtained at www.wgv.com or by
calling the theater's ticket hotline
'at 904-940-4022 between 10 a.m.
and 6 p.m. daily. Tickets also can
be purchased at the box office..
A Gingerbread House
Extravaganza, sponsored by the
Rotary Club of South Jacksonville,
runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
through Jan. 5 at the
Avenues Mall. Offered are gigantic
creative gingerbread houses and
the popular model railroad train
"The Gingerbread Express."
Children can participate in a scav-
enger hunt and find items
throughout the display.
Admission is a donation of $5 for
adults, $2 for children ages 3-16
and free for kids 2 and under.
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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS
The City of Jacksonville Beach is holding a Public Hearing for
its 2007-2008 Community Development Block Grant Program.
Citizens are invited to attend the Public Hearing to receive
information about current year activities and to make recom-
mendations for activities to be undertaken during the 2007-
2008 program year.
The Hearing will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, December 4,
2006 during the regular City Council Meeting at the Jackson-
ville Beach City Council Chambers, Eleven North Third Street.
For more information, please call Roy Paxson, Assistant, City
Manager at 247-6268.
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Gallery Tour. The self-guided tour includes seven galleries from Ponte Vedra to Atlantic Beach. Tour hours are 10 a.m. to 5
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Holiday Cookie Exchange
A rich assortment of holiday cookies makes the holi-
days festive. With that in mind, plan a fun-filled
cookie exchange for family and friends this year.
' Simply invite your friends and ask each to bring one
dozen homemade cookies for each guest invited. At the
exchange, display the cookies to the delight of your guests.
Serve coffee or hot spiced'cider and dish out cookies made
from a new recipe or two for your guests to sample. Then,,
give each person a container and have everyone gather
and take their assortment of cookies home.
Cookie Baker's Tip: If you're pressed for time, consider
making the dough-in advance. Refrigerate dough, then
bake later on. To freeze, portion dough into spoonfuls
according to the recipe, then freeze.
Makes 3 1/2 dozen cookies
.- ,1/2 cup butter or margarine,
712/3 cups sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 ounces (2 squares)
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
.1/4 teaspoon salt ......... .
aIcup/rYtilk .' . . .:
Combine butter, sugar and
vanilla; beat until light and
fluffy. Blend in chocolate.
Combine flour, baking pow-
der and salt in a separate bowl;
add to chocolate mixture alter-
nately with milk.
. Stir in raisins. Cover; refrig-
erate until firm. Heat oven to
350 degrees F. Grease cookie
Shape dough into 1-inch
balls; roll in powdered sugar.
Place on cookie sheets. Bake in
upper third of oven for 12 to
15 minutes ido not overbake.:
Slice and Bake Currant
Makes 4 dozen cookies
I cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
S....... J 2 .u p .sugar,, . ... , , ,,, 1 1'
.- Tegg". ."."; " ..- ..
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup currants
Combine butter, powdered;
sugar, sugar, egg and vanilla;
beat until light and fluffy.
Combine flour and baking
soda. Stir into butter mixture;
mix well. Stir in currants.
Shape into 12-inch roll. Wrap;
refrigerate until firm. Heat
oven to 350 degrees F. Cut
dough into 1/4-inch slices.
Place .on , ungreased cookie-
sheets. Bake in upper third of
oven 10. to 12 minutes. Cool
Apricot Ribbon Bars
SMakes 16 cookies
1 apncots, chopped
1/2 cup butter or margarine,
2/3 cup firmly packed brown
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup apricot jam
Place apricots in small bowl
.and cover with warm water;
soak 10 minutes. Pour off
water and pat dry. Combine
butter, brown sugar and vanil-
la; beat until well blended. Add
flour and baking soda; mix
well. Stir in oats and walnuts.
-Reserve 1 cup oat mixture for
Press remaining oat mixture
into 8-inch square pan.
Combine chopped apricots
Spread apricot mixture to,'
within 1/2 inch of edges.
Sprinkle with reserved oat mix-
ture; press lightly. Bake at 375
degrees F 28.-to 30 minutes'-o
rin' ti n "g6f'rsi" .ioVn. I obf1 ih
pan; cut into bars.
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.,Dress Your Cookies in Holiday Finery
* Add 1/2 cup red and green candy covered-
chocolate pieces to your favorite cookie dough --
raisin oatmeal cookies, for instance. (Reduce the
nuts by the same amount.)
* Dip cookies in chocolate. Melt 1 cup of white
or semi-sweet chocolate chips in microwave for 2
minutes and stir until melted. Dip half of a
cooled cookie in chocolate; place on rack until
chocolate is firm.
@ Drizzle cookies with an easy glaze. Whisk a
tablespoon or two r two of liquid (cream, cider, cran-
berry juices with 1 cup confectioners' sugar until
smooth. Drizzle by pouring glaze off end of
spoon in a steady stream.
* Stir in dried apricots, raisins and Zante cur-
rants for a touch of sweetness and variety of fla-
vors and textures.
Drizzle glazed spice cookies
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Perorm a daily clean sweep
No one likes to have a
dirty house, but when
holidays, kids, cooking,
and job all make demands of
you. it's easy to see why
housekeeping goes to the back
of the line - or falls out alto-
So, what do you do when
you need to clean house but
don't have the time? Change
When you look back on
your life, the things that stay
in your mind are some of the
things related to homekpeepig-
not how much time you spent
at the office. It's home and
hearth you remember, you
pine for, you need.
Too many people think that
they have to either be
"Martha" or give up on home
chores completely. It's not an
Perfection is not the goal, a
reasonably clean house is -
and it needs to involve every-
one. Housekeeping is not a
"mom" or "dad" or "mom
and dad" job. It's a "whoever
lives in the house needs to
Where can you find the
* At Work. You probably put
in extra time in your job. Just
take out 10-15 minutes for
yourself when you spend an
extra hour at work and apply
* With the kids. Spend 10
less minutes with the kids and
their homework. Do your
quickie cleaning while they
do their studying.
* GeFup-tf-minutes earlier.
If you find 4ta.you don't
mind doing early morning
cleaning, plan to do it then -
or whenever you find it both-
ers you least.
* Get a digital video
recorder (DVR). No kidding.
TV sucks away your time. You
can do your quickie cleaning
while something is recording.
A DVR will help you gain
more of your life back. Check
into them through your cable
TV or satellite service.
Don't make housekeeping
something to be endured
Keeping a reasonably clean
house doesn't require all day
marathon cleaning week in-
and week out. Consistent
cleaning on a regular basis is
enough to get you through to
the times when you can spend
Really, there isn't much you
must do to keep a reasonably
neat home, but there are two.
1. You must make your bed
- and have the kids make
their bed. Nothing makes a
house feel messier. It takes less
than 30 seconds to make a
2. You must do the dishes.
Empty the dishwasher and fill
it with the dirty dishes every
single day. This is five minutes
Next, you need the right
tools to help you "quick
here. Get the disposable mop-
ping and cleaning wipes.
You'll use these because
they're instantly ready to go
* Cleaning tools in every
bathroom toilet brush, clean-
er, disposable cleaning wipes)
* Popup glass or multisur-
face wipes that can be used on
stoves, counters, appliances,
windows, and bathrooms
* Swiffer mop and mopping
pads. The Swifter mop with
the pretreated mopping pads
can help you get up all the
stains and sticky stuff quickly
and easily and it's quick dry-
* A quick vac
* A stack of microfiber tow-
els for dusting
Even the person who says
that they have no time can
find about ten minutes to do
a quick clean each day.
Remember, you and your
family need a lining space
where you can de-stress. Dirt
and clutter add to stress. Take
the 10 minutes to give back to
your house. It'll repay you
and your family in enjoy-
ment, relaxation - and pride.
The 3-Step No-Time-to-
Clean Cleaning Plan 1.
Do a daily "Clean Sweep."
Set the timer and get everyone
in a different room of the
house. Or, give someone a
mop or a vacuum. Set the
timer for five minutes.
Everyone go at it - straighten,
put things away, give surfaces
a quick dust, vacuum and/or
2. Get a quick vac. I can't
tell you how much I love the
"Eureka Quick Up" cordless
stick vacuum. I can sweep my
tile kitchen and hallways and
do a quick touch up on car-
pets in less than 60 seconds.
It has settings for both
kinds of floors. It's fast and
convenient - which means
you'll use it.
3. Clean it when you see it.
Give each room a one minute
cleaning when you go in
there. 60 seconds - you can
do that. It doesn't take but
about one minute to clean a
toilet. Run a brush around the
rim and in the bowl.
Whip out some all-purpose
wipes and go over the exterior
surfaces and floor around the
Kathmi Weber is a home and
decorating cohmrnnist. For more
inbonnation, go to wwwkathnw-
wiveber.com or e-mail questions to
Akit/ in wiathn'limi-weber.coinm.
Balancing time to work with spending time with kids, holiday
shopping and preparation and other time demands can all take
housework off the to-do list. But with about 10 minutes a day
and the right tools, it is possible to have a reasonably clean,
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I.D. IT - Make laundry day
less of a chore by placing a
storage cube for each member
of the family next to the dryer.
As clothes are folded, place
them in the correct cube for
each family member. This
makes sorting quicker, and
each family member can pick
up his or her own laundry.
RECYCLE - Repurpose a
metal garden-hose holder
(available at a home-supply
store or garden center) by
bringing it inside and using it
as a cookbobk'ioldern-perfect-
for large cookbooks. it can
even be mounted on the wall
with the accompanying hard-
ware and costs a fraction of
what you would pay for a tra-
ditional cookbook holder. Julia
ELECTRIFYING - If you are
on your way out the door and
are having static problems, just
grab a metal hanger and rub it
between you and the article of
clothing. The hanger will
remove the static electricity.
DRESS-UP - Instead of buy-
ing fancy and expensive coat
raci's, try this unique idea:
Collect antique doorknobs,
hooks and handles, and mount
them to a board to make a con-
versation piece coat or hat
hanger for the home. Melissa
EASY FIX - To fix a punc-
tured hose, insert a round,
wooden toothpick into the
hole. The wood will swell from
the moisture and fill the hole,
thus eliminating the leak.
Another option is to patch the
hole with chewed chewing
gum, which permanently seals
the hole when it hardens. Don
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A new mountain development
in Western North Carolina offering spectacular long
range mountain views! I to 7 acre parcels starting
@ $39.900 to $99,900. Two lane paved roads,
underground utilities and beautiful private wooded
sites. New log cabin shells on 1-2 acre sites $99,900
to $139,900. Single story ranch or two story chalets
available. Call for free info: 828-652-8700
in Villas at Marsh Landing. FP, apple , screened patio,
$255,0I)0. Dir: JTB, exit South Beach Pk eiyi, right on
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condos on left, to Bldg 500 on left
after clubhouse, to #502 -
Sherri 'Beno, 'Reaftor l
"She KnOWS the beaches!"
"It's a Great Time to Buy!"
446 Lora Street. Nept. Bch.
What a make-over! Magnificent 3BR plus Office
conc. blk. w/ stucco renovation, sparkles w/ elite
upgrades, style. All new windows, tile. kit. w/
custom cabs. silestone. s.s. appliances, neutral
colors thru-out. Exquisite designer bath. Util.
Rm. w/ new w & d. Prof. landscaping, fenced.
An absolutely perfect home. $459,000.
(From Atl. Bh'd. S. on 3'" St. to R. at Lora to 446
2452 Lorraine Ct. S.. Ponte Vedra
Waterfront 2/2 delight in L'Atrium. Nicely
maintained by orig. owner, quiet cul-de-sac
locale on soothing lake setting. New lrg. screened
lanai for indoor/outdoor living! Newer
appliances, carpet, brand new hardibrd. siding.
So affordably offered & reduced to $419,500.
(From JTB, S. onAlA, L. atL'Atriim acrossfh'om
Sawgrass, L. at L'Atrium Cir. to R. at Lorraine
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Oceanside Iti ing in exclusive gated com-
munr7 in St. Augustine, w ih ocean i e s
and pniiale v alkoer to beach. Top end
design., consmtrucon., sumptuous rushes.
hickory floors, grande counters. Built in
2004-. 1000-t- sq. ft. $1t.999.900.
OCEAN BEACH ACCESS!
East of AI. Ponie \edia' Big in aer
ie.ts tfrom I alls o1 is ndos, . Inienor
designer s home, s aulted ceilings,
Traterune stone bath. open floor plan.
spodes. moe in today\ 'COIMUNITY
CONVENIENT SOUTH JACKSONVILLE BEACH!
SOUTHSIDE LOCATION! Great neighborhood near BEACH &
Eateries from thi IBR2 BA I[NTRACOAST.: \\ATER\AY \WeU
anderine s from this 3BR/2BA maintained one story home ntith open
cond built in 2004 Conree b floor plan & after e BR,'BA. 2
construction, gated, elevators, car garage Plantaion shuier, living
amenirues. Water. sever. ins included room it ,cz replace. Flonda ro-om
in lo\x assoc fee. $172,000. o erlook' large, fenced back'aid &
COASTAL REAL ESA1TE
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CHOOSE FROM ONE OF 3 COTTAGES OR A LOT!
3276 PULUAN CT. - Vacant cul-de-sac lot in excellent
location. Lot is architect owned and ready to build on.
Owner will help with building plans to make this lake
xiew lot yours! 50'x 120' lot. $275,000.
416 UPPER 36TH AVE. S. - 2BR/2BA with attached one
car garage, in quiet neighborhood 4 blocks from the
3515 SO. 1" ST.- 3BR/1BA with detached one car
garage, wood floors, large front porch, furnished.
Totally renovated on 50'x140' lot. $625,000.
119 37T AVE. SO.- 3BR/2BA with 2 car garage
attached by Fla. room, wood floors, vaulted ceiling,
new kitchen, updated electrical & plumbing. $699,000.
Sherri Beno Realtor's
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JAX BCH 5 I rloci . I.) ocean. corner lot
conriideer .wAner liriani:inq Owner Agent
174 900 463. 7343
'.2 878 ACRE iract in Mcinio.h Counry.
GA. Excille-nl de,,elopmer. i.,nvesiment
potenhiai Lociled mmnuies, Iro.m 1-95 Con-
'en'erii, c 1 Sa.annah Willi.ng I. subdivide
C'all Adam ni Cupper Sihion Prope-niies at
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I;ngham Cournl,. GA Grear development.
rinvenOineni opportunity Surroundead ,'!
new resideniial de.elopmen i Mnutes-
Irom 1.95 Convenieni 10 Savannah Wii.
irig to subdi.ide Call Adam ar Copper
Slaiion Properlie. ai 877-985-5-263.
1+ ACRE Mountain Lots. MinuitEs irom
iay'esviiles tC, Hiawassee River and
Lake Chaluga Build your home lor a life-
lime LOis range in price from 5T4,900
to10 $87,900 Call 628'389-8843 o:ir 904-
HANJiD'f [.rAr Special 2 1 . cncrelt block.
5 rli-.c- . lo ocean. .0 i,,1i.0 ' l. i-. -5 000
OBCO 553.- i03
ATLAPITIC BEACH home w,2 udildable
1o1s i.50 r walk I10 c'ach anad inracoasial
lonriiornmerie wi Loat slips.
FSBO PLANTATION Oaks. JB,
4BR13 5BA granite counters lhru-out
Large screened porch A Musi See'
BIKE TO OCEAN/ OFF PENMAN RD.
JBR,2BA wipooll 2000+sl. new root,
HVAC. lence. flooring, windows, garage
door Reduced to $369.000
GRAND RESERVE CONDO
2BR 2BA, off Hodges Blvd - near JTB- 3id
floor unit $165,900
INVESTOR ALERT - PVB!
TWO 1BR/ 1BA +oli Ponte Vedra Beach
Condos upgrades including granite & Ifle
tloors, fireplace. custom lighting praate
peacn access, tennis. iitness room. 1 unit
currently leased $189.900 & $195,900
15TH AVE. S.- SOUTH JAX BEACH
Key West sryle cottage. 2BR/1 5BA. ador-
able wiin huge great room, private back-
yard, real tor entenaining. Low mainte-
nance landscaping $319.900.
WINDSOR POINTE CONDO
Motivated seller' 2BR,'2BA. downslaiins
unn. fireplace,. wood floors. lear garage
Onered at $1-4.900.
2 LOTS EAST OF A1A-PVB
ONt Solano Rd 1 has small beach collage
been remodeled Take advantage ol goll
iieVs or purchase bolri for your dream
noirie. iotI many like this' 2BR/2BA
beach conage, $499,900 Additional lot is
SELL YOUR HOME STARTING AT $2950
Stunning 3BD/2.5 BA Town Home. SundecK %ith Ocean and Island lies. Deck
off master sune Co,,ered pato/tropical landcaping $314,000
Dir: Fletcher isheet prllel tc.ocearni I block %eit on Askins Soutih on FLIst Ae.
O-er 4iiK hrs been .ne-ted in thii ,onderfui Home %tth pool side entertaining
jrea You d.:'n't need It do a thingg it mor e in to this Dream Home' Located in a Tree
ihaded c,_.miruntt .ni Neptune Beach Reduced to $41i9.00 Shio, n by appi,
Patrick Palmer ,A-_ _ Janet Palmer, GRI
REALTOR " REALTOR'
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Oceanfront - Nessercustom built BR,
4 5BA. NViih-4724 SF , ier, ,of ihe ocean
front the east and ICW the ,est Ofrtice,
formal living and dining tile and
hard.od floors. pool and spa. screened
lanati .ith hot rub, and pntate beach.
$2,. 750 00
wIle of Palms - Former model i a ih 2705
SF and 571.000 in upgrades on
navigable x.ater tuSt brng vour boat!
Fanuly room iLth fireplace. formal
dmminc and deluge master suine. Two
screened lanai JdecL. balcony. dock t/
boat lift. S,89.000
South Hamplon - water r ti. golt 'e .s
conjplhmieat thi. 5BR. 4BA executue
home on the 17th green CheFs kitchen
a tth chertr cabinets. island, conan. ule.
3 car garage. screened lanai. rto bonus
rooms. comm pool priced $25k belov\
Odoms Mill - Lakefront 5BR. 5BA on
culdesac ith screened pool/spa. lanai,
bonus room is perfect teenage retreat, in-
las suite, usood and ule floor', corian
counters, formal living and dining, 3 car
garage. comm. pool th79.000O
Ocean Ca} - HSall, to the beach from
thi: upgraded, light iand bright 4BR.
2 ?BA idith lof. formJalnving and dining
room, nes carpet arid pint,I [le floors.
o% er-ized screened lanat. loti of storage.
comm pool $499,5(1)f
Pahlo Ba> - Whi, % ka to build' This
4BR, 2BA all brick home is read\ no.'
En jo relaxing e% enings on your c.1 ered
larnat overlooking the peaceful lake
Upgrade; include nie. 42 inch cabinets.
open kitchen ,kilh island, corian
fiddlers Marsh - If >ou.are looking for a,
ruie Florid,-home. look no further!
Adorable ;BR, 2BA patio home on
premium cul-de-sac lakefront lot in Ponte
Vedral Florida room with private lake
ie- s....no backdoor neighbors' Enjoy
nature at itl finest with beautiful vater
kel. Egrets. Herons and more' $339,000
Laurel Springs - 4BR. 2BA pool home
on beautiful lakerront lot' Upgraded tile,
covered lanai overlook' screened pool,
splht bedroom plan. fireplace Enjoy
entertaining in )our spacious pool area,
mans upgrades' $345.000
Ibis Point - -4BR, 2 5BA w/loft on pnoate
culdesac, lush landscaping, fenced \ard,
spnnkler, open kitchen % ith breakfast bar,
formal dining. designer molding, master
bedroom is down with garden tub, comm.
lax Beach - Updated -BR, 2BA coquina
home on an oversized lot (.27 acres) just
blocks to the beach' Wood floors, fireplace,
open kitchen, formal dining, large great
room. inside laundry, screened porch, shed.
hot tub '%ith deck. 1335.000
Florentine ,This 3BR. 2 5B.A .ith loft is
onl\ one year old and ready now.! Enjoy
peaceful lake vies from our open patio,
spacious kitchen 'ith breakfast bar. formal
It'ing and dining, oversized laundry., over
.-IOk in upgrades! $299.900
Hunters Haven - Hones .cut up the credit
cards! Adorable and affordable 3BR/2BA
is minutes to Si Johns Town Center!
Spacious floor plan with wood laminate
and tle floors, open ear-in kitchen, formal
dining room, and o'ersi?ed woodenn deck
leads to prj\ate fenced backyard with
-n .. s.an.a....rs... 'rsS o.000
/ ,, \ Realty Inc.
Website � http://marvin.group.com
Call Joe Floyd 219.7638
JACKSONVILLE BEACH - VISTA DEL MAR
1.1 Oceanfront Condo - Fully furnished on the 3rd floor facing the
courtyard. Pool and clubhouse on premises. $309,000
JACKSONVILLE BEACH - OCEANIA
2/2 Oceanfront Condo - 1346sq' located on the 4th floor. Enjoy the sunrise
from your 264-sq' balcony overlooking the beach and ocean. $699,000
1647 Sunnyside Ave. Jacksonville, FL
Perfect opportunity to purchase property near the Intracoastal and within
walking distance of million $ condos. 3 lots with 2/2 750sq' house sold as is).
DAYTONA SHORES . OCEAN VILLAS
New luxury Oceanfront Condo. 2136sq', 2/2.5 plus den. 436sq' deck with
views of the ocean & Intracoastal. $881,100
Desirable Beacr property Zoned residential/commercial .1626sq' in
3 buildings - business plus 2 efficiency apartments. Near oceqn. $799,000
1647 Bermuda Road, Jacksonville, FL
2/i house, 940sq' on .14 acres. Perfect opportunity to purchase property
near the Intracoastal and within walking distance of million $ condos. $175,000
PONTE VEDRA - THE FOUNTAINS
2/2 condo, 1260sq'. Ground floor. Pool, Tennis Courts.
JACKSONVILLE - SAN PABLO CREEK
3/2 house 1896sq' Fenced back yard Lawn maintenance included. 51,600 mth
PONTE VEDRA - THE FOUNTAINS
9/2 coandr, 126fi6l'. Ground floor Pool. Tennis Couns s975/mth
* Family Ad Rate: only $7.10 first
10 words, 47C each additional
* Commercial Rate: only $8.10 first
10 words, 47C each additional
Cash, Checks, Visa or
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OPEN HOUSE Sun 2-4
LA COCINA BY THE SEA
Direct Ocean V"les from 3BR/2B.ll.525SF beauutfulli
designed w/abundant appoinrments, tile. gracious sized
windows, hardwoods, stainless, granite & pnvaie balcony
GREAT OCEANVIEW PRICE' $1.89,900
Dir. A lA E to 10thO Ae S. on the corner of - '- ,.
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& Elevator. 922 It Street Unit 202 '
Hosted By: Marie Dubois 687-5286 '
Wanda Peersen 537-4594
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Call for directions 247-4442. Asking $319,000 MLS 335590
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SEVEN GREAT GIFT IDEAS:
UNWRAP ONE OF THESE FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES
1. Atlantic Beach - The Ultimate Beach House - Brand Ne%,.
4BR/3.5BA. 3.200SF & completely state of the art. Storm proof;
energy efficient & steps to 7th St. beach access, shopping & dining!
2. Sawgrass Players Club- Live among the best golf courses in
the world.. Top notch 4BR+office/3BA. 3.360SF custom home.
Solidly built, 20' ceilings,: new stainless, appliances, gourmet
kitchen, wood floors & soaring screened-in lanai. Hurry...TPC will
be here before, you know it! New price at $639,000
3. HamptonPark- Sty le class abound in this 5BR/3.5BA home.
flexible floorplan, nicely upgraded & gorgeous lot! Tons of space
& storage. Wonderful gated community & amenities. $519,900
4. St. Johns County - Like Nature? - Spacious cul-de-sac &
preserve lot w/3 CAR GARAGE! 4BR+den/3BA w/2,600SF
Beautiful upgrades, neutral colors & ready to go! $379.900
5. Jacksonville Beach - Mediterranean Inspiration - Concrete
Block Const. & ELEVATOR ACCESS! Orne of the best units
Valencia has to offer - 2BR/2BA w/gorgeous courtyard view of
Spanish gardens. Island kitchen, granite, tile & designer finishes
throughout. Resort-style amenities & security. Walk to nearby shops
and dining. $372,000
6. The Palms at Marsh Landing - Incredible bargain for this
outstanding 3BR/2BA end unit. Privacy abounds with marsh &
preserve views, decorator touches throughout, screened-in balcony
& awesome amenities including RV/Boat parking! $234,900 w/6
mos. of condo fees paid by seller.
7. Southside/Baymeadows - Adorable courtyard entry "cottage
style" condo. 2BR/2.5BA w/attached GARAGE & all appliances
stay! Centrally located & short'drive to UNF, Coastal School of
Law, etc. Phenomenal value at $144,900! -
To visit one of these properties or for more details,
photos & plans call or e-mail me.
Cara M. Ameer. REALTOR,.,,
Multi-Million Dollar Producer
"Designated A Five Star Agent
For Best in Client Satislacuon"
by Jackson ille Homebuser Magazine
cara ameer@'lifesti lesrealtors.com
I HMS FOR S
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Huge Price Reduction!
Granite, hardwoods, fresh paint int. & ext.,
and location make this home outshine the,
rest. Park your car in the large 2-car garage,
and ride your bike to the beach or Ragtime!
Or-just relax by the cozy fireplace. Whatever,
you do, you'll be thrilled you made this
awesome' 3/2 in Selva Linkside your new,
home! Hurry, it won't last at this price!,
SELLER PAYING CLOSING COSTS
W/ ACCEPTED OFFER!
1161 Sandpiper Ln. E. Atl. Bch
(Dir; N. on Seminole Rd., Left on 11'" St., Rt.
on Linkside Dr., Left on Sandpiper to 1161)
"She KnOWS the beaches!"
Spacious Rustic Charmer
Delightful 3/2 on 85x 135 woodsy lot--3 blks to bch!
Spacious LR/DR, hrdwd. firs, fun Game Room w/
Mexican-tile. Newly remodeled BA, eat-in kitchen
open to huge bkyard. 3rd BR/Flex Rm. ideal for kids.
Perfect opportunity for updates, expansion or pool!
Live next door to million-dollar homes! $684.000.
Casual "Beachside" Elegance
Sunny haven, home off bch! Ocean sunrise at your
doorstep! Hrdwd. firs, thru-out, windows
everywhere, vintage f-place, neat GR built-ins, so
4 u.caminmg.ug'etied.'i-L Rm w/ sliders opening to
,t Mimrriace;.iQ-a tibidatt lospitality... feelslike homel-.
"Better than new" 3BR/2.5BA home. 4 blks to
ocean! Immaculate! Huge GRIDR/Kit fully tiled,
classy granite/S.S kit, volume ceils, closets galore.
nice upgrades,just 2 yrs. "new!" Short stroll to shops
& eateries, Quick. easy access to JTB. too. $423,000
2-Sty. Stucco Delight
Settle in before Christmas in this 3/3 on private
setting just 5 blks to bchfrnt! Handsome wd. floors.
versatile Bonus Rm for office/teens. Fully fenced
bkyard abutts pond/easement. Walk to Seabreeze
Elem., anA school! Motivated Seller! $410,000
Super Schools-Super Home
Gorgeous 3 yrs."new"4BR 3.5BA in heart ofP.V.,
E. of AlA. Elegant tile upgrades, sep. Guest Suite
down,, high ceils, custom plantation shutters.
Generous GR/DR/Kit. to entertain the whole gang!
Priv. M.Suite w/ luxury bath & deck. Motivated!'
Great location and price! 2/2 with
hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings,
breakfast nook,.gas fireplace and 2 car
garage. This home is ready for you to
move in! $299,900 MLS#336018
Contact Shawn Nortonfor
an appointment 534-9518.
Bechu ifHoms fr he6oliay
3 Blocks to Beach & New on Market
Tremendous opportunity' 2BR/2BA home lust 3 blocks from beach & situated on 2
buildable lots Hardwcood floors, remodeled baths. new HVAC & newly re-plumbed
w/sewer hookup complete. Add on or take down AV build I or 2 homes $595,(i.00
Affordable 3BR Home in PV Bch
Charming 3BR/2BA home located in fnendl) convenient neighborhood Wood
laminate floonrng. open floorplan. great RNM x/iaulted ceilings,. cozN corner FP,
screened & tiled lanai, garage. lonely low maintenance yard. Motiated Sellers'
On the Water in Ponte Vedra Beach
Fabulous 3BR/3BA single lesel condo i/iwonderful water Mews in desirable gated
PV Beach community. soaring ceilings., large kit, FP. formal LR & DR, spacious FR,
each bedroom has own bath New "Trek" ino maintenance i decks & dock. $379,000
It Just Keeps Getting Better!
Wonderful direct entry 2BR/2BA flat /garage Vaulted ceilings, spiral staircase to
loft. FP w/lat screen Plasma TV above. & gorgeous Kit w/SS applances. Large,
lanai w/peaceful ie\'s of preserve. Lease purchase option atalable $279.000
Spectacular Plantation Home w/Water to Golf Views
Grand Estate Home u/approx 6,700sqft. 4BR/4.5BA/3CG complete ,/pool & spa
on arguably the best lot in Plantanon Magnificent curned staircase. gathenng RM
w/floor-ceiling window's, deep crown molding. marble & wood floors. 2FP, fitness
RMl. gorgeous kit \ /marble & granite. $1.995.000
Great Buy in Privale PVB Community
Spacious I BR/I BA condo A/lovely rrap around screenedporch & beaunfully redone
Kit w/nle floors, granite counters. & breakfast bar. Open floorplan. great lighting,
upgraded master BA Garage available for additional $9,000. $150.01.10
Waterviews & New on the Market
Desirable 2BR/2BA end unit nw/ater "ews & attached garage Large eat-in Kit
w/Plantation shutters. Great RM U /\aulted ceilings. Wainscoting, & gorgeous FP.
Newly enclosed sunroom. spacious master w/sunroom access. Recently re-plumbed.
new HVAC 5279,900
Incredible Lakefront Home in Sawgrass CC
Beautiful 3BR/3BA Lakefront Home wrnetI redone Kit solidd surface counterrnops
& island. nes bathrooms, new tle/carpet ftlors, new paint. & nel landscaping.
Gorgeous Flonda RM. Large BR's separated for mal prikacN. FP. Re-plumbed. &
2 decks. $779.000
Best Buy at the Beach
Beautiful 3BR/2BA ground floor condo w/garage Gorgeous kit w/new granite
counters, glass front cabs & appl.. 18" tile thru-out. FP. Flat Screen PLASMA TV'
New AC & HWH Pnrate screened Lanai w/lovel views Seller to pay 6 mo of
HOA Fees! $219.,00
Here's Your Chance in S. Jax Bch
Wonderful 3BR/2BA home on Picruresque Pond. Beaunful hardwood & rile floors
hi- t'eel. Kit w/Conan counters. 3 large bedrooms. master \/\ auhted ceilings
S C ned porch h ainterie ws.eco-scaped ino monmgi pm ate vard. PLULS.
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Build/Invest in Your Dream!
50')l20' lot zoned multi-family, just 6 blocks to the ocean and popular JAX Beach.
Can be either duple\ or single family residence A Rare Opporruni 1$l1 S,0.i00
*gl imtncoHitoiAonae no ale
I sioncr Avonale Home
Charming 2BR/2BA Home n/wood floors & Mahog.an m-la. s. FP r/built-ins, light-
catching utndoss, master BA s%/2 person Jacuzzi Bnck aled sunroom, kit deck
opens to bnck pared patio & fenced rear yard Walk to totn, riser. & Boone Park
Lakefront Home Priced Low to Sell Fasl!
Never lived In! 4BR/3BA Lakefront Home. Loell kit \%/42" cabs, Conan counter
& brealdkfast bar. FP min FR, crown molding, upgraded lighung/fans. Super homework
area off hallway. Courtyard Enrr to 3CG. Screened Lanai $425.000
Living in Luxury!
Beautiful 5BR/4BA/3CG never lied in Home! Lots of upgrades Kit boasts 42"
cabs & Coriancounters. Upgraded bghung/lans thru-ouL.FP. spint BR's.5th BR ,tould
make great office. Backs to conservanon area All in amenity nch community.
"Beach Side Flats" in Old Atlantic Beach
Onli 5 Remaining! Unique opportunity to li\e in style at
the beach starting at $29 .00). Completely reconstructed
Flats w/1l 8' tile hru-out. grarnie counters. Maple cabinet] .,
SS appls, pnvate patios/deck &bch cabana. Short walk to
ocean & town center.
Suzie Mons Connolly
HAI M., IN Completely Remodeled
Updated Seaplace 3brm Condo. Old Atlantic Beach Home - I Block to Ocean "Hot" Oceans Edge Condos:
Ground Fir 1/2 block to the Ocean in Cedar Shake home w/white picket fence - East of 3rd Street NEW South Jax Beach
Old Atlantic Beach! perfectly manicured. 4Bdrm, 3 Ba, master 2 Bedroom - $395,500,
Large Patio w/privacy fence. All new carpet, upstairs, 2700 Sf, 62.5x125 lot size, room for Lowest price 3 Bedroom: $437,544
new AC. updated baths, fresh paint, new pool. Maple hardwood floors throughout. 2-car he Palms: bdrm/ba Condo
stove & microwave. $298,000 garage w/garage-tek. $1,200,000 The Palms: 2 bdrm/Zba Condo
Old Atlantic Beach Atlantic Beach - that is a 10+++
Priced to Sell - $489,900 Seaside Gated Communmity Luxury HOME! This is truly a 10+, Do not miss it! 2Bdrm/
3 bdrm/2ba home, approx 1300 sq ft, 2.5 Magnificent custom home with state-of-the-art 2Ba 2. floor condo with custom
blocks to the ocean, lot size: 5 x 130. kitchen. You could not rebuild this home with cabinets, new sinks and granite in
Original hardwood floors thru-out. Needs this quality in finish levels at this price today. Kitchen and baths. $187,000
remodeling but has loads of charm. ITs AWESOME! 4 bdrm, 3.5 ba, 2-story, all Great Ocean Front Condo!
Contemporary Gem - Seha Norte bdrms up, 3486 sq ft, Mediterranean style with Southshore Condo, 3bdrm/2ba,
4Bdrm/3Ba - Open Fir Pin - Rich wood barrel tile roof. Private Beach access. Excellent Condition in South Jax Bch,
accents throughout - extensive deck & tree $1,395,000 Covered Parking. Priced to sell at
canopy. Perfect mix of home, privacy, and p tI,' . $599,900
nature. Seller will pay $5000 towards buyers Vacant Land Available - W. Atlantic Bch. THE BEST BUY ON THE OCEAN
closing costs. $590,000 Parcel size 150 x 630 - Can subdivide into 9- IN JAX BEACH!
Roof Top Ocean Views 1/2 Block to Ocean 12 residential lots - Duval County. $469,000. Completely Remodeled w/the finest
Brand New Construction! West Atlantic Beach Bungalow finishes. OCEANFRONT SOUTH END
New Construction Town Home 4bdrm/ Awesome Investment $199,000 CORNER Unit w/wrap around porches!
4.5bath, 3 story w/elevator, 2-car garage! 3 bdrm 2 ba, 1-story, new red oak floors 3 bdrm/2ba, custom cabinets, granite
Construction complete in 3 months. High- throughout, new roof, approx. 1300 SF, lot size and much, much more!!! Furnishings
End Finish Levels - Offered at $1,050,000 60x125. optional. $799,000
New Home in Atlantic Beach H . n Investment Property - Multi-family
3 Blocks to the Ocean - Selva Marina I0 St. South
3-story w/elevator, 6 bdrms, 3 ba, 4200 sq at Investment Opportnit - Awesome unobstructed ocean views.
ft, office, high ceilings, rm for a pool. Lot Wast o| 3d Street west side of 1st Street, multi-family. 2
size: 85 x 142. Maintenance free: concrete Quadraplex with '4 easy to rent efficiencies. bldgs, corner lot 62.5x85, updated over
block & stucco on 1st level, frame & vinyl Only steps to the ocean! Offered at $639,000 bldgs, corner lot 62.583 yrs5, upda $94900
shake on 2nd & 3rd levels. $1,175,000
Two houses off Jacksonville Drive, both 3055sf. One 4/3.5, the
other 5/4. Solar Hot Water Heaters, Concrete Block on both
levels; Large Kitchens, GE Profile appliances, 42in
Maple cabinets, and Granite Countertops. Gas ,
Package for Cooktop, Dryer and BBQ grill.
Each offered at $649,000 ,- an lea-,
Linda Pomerantz 923-8030 L.0L P5 . CR.Ti8....
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PRICED TO Sell. Villages of Pablo, 3/2,
fenced yard, community pool & tennis,
new carpet, new paint in & out. Asking
$189,000 OBO. 220-6911 or 553-6105.
CUTE LITTLE duplex at 536 Beach Ave.,
AB, asking $575,000., 247-7550, 612-
PONTE VEDRA, 3BR/2BA, built in 1987.
1/2 acre, front circular drive In cul-de-sac,
soaring fireplace, large family room, cus-
tom built bookcases. $335K Call
Causing a Commotion On the Oceanl
Elegant 3/BR & 2/BA Home in Exquisite Home in Plantation Oaks.
Sawmill Lakes. Former model borne 4/BD 4/BA 4.239
Large Great Room & /sLding glass doors sq. ft. and on a comer lot tha backs to a
to gorgeous screenedpool & spa. Crown conservation preserve. Gorgeous dining
molding throughout, spacious kitchen, room, gourmet kitchen, spacious master
beautiful master suite w/his & her suite. Loft area/bonus room upstairs
doses Garden rub & separate showers. overlooks spacious FR & wonderful
Full) fenced backyard backs to preserve. views of preserve, lariai, & gorgeous
Senmcon & sprnkJer systems & many screened pool w/spa area. $1,275,000.
other extras. $398,000. I R
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FOR THE HOLIDAYS!!!
ATLANTIC BEACH - WEST BEAUTY
This nearly new 3BR/2BA home is located on a quiet street.
Beautifully landscaped. FP, 2 car garage. 2 years new.
Perfect starter home. Must see to appreciate. MLS 332827
BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME!
This 1 acre lot is located in The Hills Subdivision which is
located off Mt. Pleasant Rd. in desirable Ft. Caroline. Bring
your builder. MLS337367 $169,900
LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION!!!
This beautiful 3BR/2BA PV condo w/gar has a split floor
plan and over 1200sqft. New carpet, kitchen, and beach
access. MLS 327266 $219,900
This spectacular home is Tri-level w/2 car gar and 3BR/
3.5BA. Just steps to the beach, 1 st fir has sep. suite, deluxe
master, gourmet kitchen, private yard and NO HOA fees!
MLS 329743 $625,000
CALL Connie Grubbs
S. - .i.A .t r
ATLANTIC BEACH: 3/2 Beach Cottage;
937 East Coast Dr.; 2 biks. to ocean; Fully
restored; Hardwood floors and walls
throughout; Walk-in closet; Large bath-
room w/claw foot tub and separate rain
shower; Loft guest room/ office; Sunroom;
Private backyard/ patio area; Lush land-
scape & gardens w/irrigation; Home
warranty; will co-op 2.5%; $775K;
MLS 332857; visit:
NEPTUNE BEACH HOME' BEAULl L 3/2 HOME
MOEM41 D SELER! NILS # 323106 Screened in pool w/hot tub
hiL s io l he he,.e. h r.and reL ki h n '.:. ,-r -an on a large preserve lot Bamboo hardwood
co,urter& A ceramnu hie 1f ors. lisge niulD.iprp<,.'e 1loors. Large master BR $399,900241-2417
r,:.:,m ,: pifuo 39 (001 285-1800 OCEAN FOREST BEAUTYI
ON CANU ON INIR404STAL REDUCEDD! MLS# 315805 This 2-story alJ bnck 3/.5
M1S# 312357 Graii ,,e, fr-m th-s 4BRI2BA home with potential for 4th bedroom is
hnckh-.nh." 2i",iNSF .'a/b:i wlift d,:,LFRioirsa . o.. . i l
nd FP.-,l, &:,pe D,.ihpar, TTerea perciect for entertaining and is loaded
large riasier s'uii. -c,,ir garage A m.:.re' C.-mec & S/ upgrades $529,900 241-2417
See r, ,sone.' $5.W4.'i .285-1801) AllANIlC BEACH LOT
GORGEOtN NEW TR llHOM IN NMLS# 306556 Corner lot to build your
PILS# 80NIriN O8. S PON8B 1E .uloR dream home. 2 blocks to ocean. Walk, bike,
MILS# 324580 5BRi5B -, 4141 SF, I:ibulhu,:
oumine , then. FR ,;,g_ FP. .:.rmai LR &: DR. roller thru AilanticBeach Utilities in place.
library, e. budi.lrl.game r.:.i. MB. aiAi/fr.,l-am s $539,0t)0 241-2417
-h,:,mzer I. .REAT,-f, are .re' , 1.1.1O BEAMCHe OErWAV
PONTE VEDRA CONDO NMLS# 3374314 bedroom 2 bath with new
NILS# 266782 C,,r,.nienti ,, beach. .shoppig. paint & floors. Large sumnrom, deck. Close
r.:oi,,,.-i.& igedcLtomrruenir,.m BRi2BA.LR'DR to beach & shopping. $239,900 241-2417
SiFm:., d h fFP. lf.-'. ,. cilui'ri-ie i. reLfans.-n H-EIER ONI"T 4ANSION
l,ichn. fiar e ri. nf -rie t.iv.m rr . &cLn, u- mr.,' M]LS# 312207 Deep water access to ICW.
I.,:.i:,(ji 285-1800 8800 SE 5/5/2 courtyard entrance & ponds,
JAA\ BELAICH CONDO sep guest house, large b'ack, 4-car garage,
MLS, 3253C3 C:risiruci .:.r, bogan I 001iii6,. concrete Joat dock. State-of-ihe-ar theater
2BR"2B.-. Irii SP. 3rd lr end unii.t mrnr, rm By appt only. $3.999,999 241-2417
upr,.l-.j.s.SI sFb baker,\ *./,:,en'..>e ,,2,.ka -rng ..MICT,4CTA ICI D
sp.cei in airjage. hl.xl 1i o c..ce.in & reUil & ANSt4S14 ISLAND
C:.m'mrTerc..Jd unlt iL o l ai.lable in t.ld. 'i5C0.::I i LS#319994 Wondertul 1/1 condo! Greal
285-184J . . , ..for minestors or first time homebuyers.
SElHAWk CONDO Locaied on .Anas-sia Island-bike to beach.
MI.S 314469 Completels remr-deled 2BR/2.A 5149,900241-2417
riderss nno en. l redesigrd ict Licen. rria:,er :_ih " . DEIORfllRTOHUES .
ti. dr,:.?m Ne."c. n C pLe. ile.hardz i rlad 'fieeccunkir.
nr,.. c.ne,,, t.re d hghu-,epg & irr'.u iiu MLS# 319821 4BR/2BA' w/Corian
See .hji cjrn be done ,iil: a Sea H.iAk counters, laminate floors, screened porch,
cond.:.mnrium' ilH'.qwi 285-1800 updated fixtures. $236.900 241-2417
PONIE~EDR4- EASIOF 4141 PRIDE & n SHOWS
MLSt 316877 Beauiiful 2BR,2BA ii rally MLS# 318697 Plantation shutters,
remodeled, upgrades include tile firs, BR carpets, o , Fren do tiled and
Plantationshutters,state-of-the-artblinds,recessed song rench doors, tiled Pand
lighting, wood burning FP, kitchen w/granite cntrs, screened porch, 4 walk in closets. $364,900
SS appliances, lge scmd lanai w/hot tub.$339,000 241-2417
285-1800 3 HOMES FROM OCEAN!
ROUGH CREEK. MLS# 306428 4/3, 4273 sf, 3+ stories,
MLS#317907Fabulous2BR/2BA+loft'thatcould Atlantic Bch. Open 'plan, gourmet kit,
kitchen, hardwood flrs,-wet bar, vaulted ceilings, custom cabs & upgrades galore. DRAtfam
oversizedscreenedlanaithatoverlooksveryprivate combo ,breakfast mi/bar, 2 Indry rms, art
backyard. $339,000 285-1800 studio/den, ofc, $1,599,000 241-2417
OlD PONIEVEDRA HURI SN .BLO
home spared no expense in construction! 2-story Luxurious Mediterranean style condos on
w/LR&MBRw/gasFPs,gourmnnetkitchen,library, ICW. Amenities incl pool, jacuzzi,
bonus/game room, heated pool/spa, summer clubhouse, fitness ctr, marina, gated entry.
kitchen, 3-car garage & more! $3,475,000 Variety of floorplans. $719,000-$1,050,00(
PONTEVEDRAIANDING REDUCED 21-2417
MLS# 324183 Super clean,well maintained, only' BEAUI . LOME
one owner & across street from a pond!! This IN Q D COMMU l ,
3BR/2BA home + screened porch offers a GR MLS# 331715 4BR/3BA, 2 car garage,
w/FP, tile floors in living areas & master, 2BRs over 2,500 SF, tile/wood flooring. Backing
have new carpet, garage & new roof.$229,900 to nature preserve w/large screened lanai.
PANAIAON OAKSin PONE VEDRA $554,900 24-2417
MLS#324594Upgradesgalore!Fabulous5BR/5BA, , FRENCH COUNlIW HME
4852 SF home offers an estate sized lot lushly MLS# 247911 Absolutely beautiful 4/3.5
landscapedw/po6llspa,FR w/FP,gourmetkitchenw/ in Marsh Landing. Wood firs, upgraded
everything, formal LR & DR, library, bonus, loftm
3-car garage & more! $1,489,000 285-1800 molding, granite counters & more special
BEACH BUNGALOW in SOUIl JAX BEACH touches than you can imagine. Lots of
MLS# 325228 Brick, freshly painted 3BR/2BA + privacy. One of a kind! $1,500,000 241-
formalLR&DR,FR w/FP, breakfast room, Florida 2417
room, 2-car garage, fenced backyard w/fruit trees , 0 ~ ' I NNVESMEN(f
& room for a pool, quiet neighborhood, near MLS# 324555 2BR/2BA townhome. Tile
schools, shopping & beach. $319,900 285-1800
806-A 3rd St * Neptune Beach
3/2 in NEW SUBDIVISION:
1700 SF home sits on premier lot
in new subdivision, tons of
upgrades. Built in 2005 $234,900
MARSILFRONT LOT: .99 acre
marshfront lot in small Neptune
Beach cul-de-sac subdivision
OCEANFRONT LOTS: Great
investment opportunity in Vilano
Beach. 3 adjacent lots available for
GREAT INVESTMENT IN
NEPTUNE BCH: 1900 sf home
sits on two large buildable lots in
desirable Neptune Beach setting.
PRICE REDUCTION: 4BR/2BA
all bnck home in quiet beach
Call Jason Jarrett @
745 TOLCHTON RD ULINIT 126
Gorgeous Iwo story condo 2BRif
2BA, features grannie countenrops,
oversized microwave, and washer/
dryer. Fully equipped clubhouse
with tennis and basketball couns.
$194,500 MLS 318903
2107 F41RWA V'ILIAS IN S
Fantastic 2BR/2BA home, with a
great golf course view Oversized
shower and big storage shed. A
steal at the beach Very nice home
for a ver good price. LOOK NOW'
$194,900 MLS 333205
9745 TOUCHTON RDUNIT 1826 '
Beautilul 2BR'2BA two story town
home. Features stainless steel
appliances, 42" cabinets, ceramic
tile and screened porch.
Mediterranean style Fabulous
clubhouse, tennis and basketball
courts. less center, pool. sauna.
and hot tub A great buy'
$204,000 MLS 314435
7 JARDIN DE MER
Spacious 3BRIi2BA two story condo.
Only a snort walk to all the hot spots
at Jacksonville Beach
Contemporary style, with 42'
cabinets includes garage with
storage area and a 1500 sq ft
balcony Features French doors.
vaulted ceilings and wall to wall
carpet. $228.000 MLS310655
, c.ATIAN'IIC BEACH!
S 131 MA4NOIA ST
dOre' �IaRi BA'home WdOrae'ritL
investment Renovation in progress.
Approximately 1020 sq h Fenced
rear and wall to wall carpet. Perfect li
tor that lirst time buyer or investor.
'$245.900 MLS 297981
Immaculate 3BR.'2 5BA two slorn
town home on quiet cul de sac with
wooded backyard selling. Spacious
bedrooms each with private baths,
great room with fireplace, fully
equipped kitchen with breakfast
nook and sunroorm. Ideal location to I
beach and shops. $249,000 MLS
1838 DEt El PlACE
Charming and updated 1918 3BRi
1 BA with high ceilings, storage shed
and green house. Newer windows
and kitchen Very open, light and
airy Delighttul dining area and
Florida room Tnis is ideal lor
someone who wants an office in
their home. $259,000 MLS 3211741
JA\ BEACH CONDO
1655 THE GREENS WAY #2821
Bright arrd spacious 3BR/2BA
F condo for easy living: Beautiful view
of lake from windows and screened
balcony. All new appliances vaulted.
ceilings, tile throughout and Berber
carpet in bedrooms Tile i[,replace in
'family room $ 259,900 MLS 313390
RIVER FRONT CONDO
F 6000 SANJOSEBLVD II-D I
Lovely gated 2BR.2BA condo with
panoramic views 01 the river All
appliances slay. Features
swimming pool. dock, pier, and club
house. Beautilul baiconv over
looking the river $285,000 MLS
2I 78A IST AVE
Marvelous 3BR'2.5BA town home
with a great view oi ocean and
island from roof top sjn deck
Includes balcony, 'great room and
Storage room. A pleasure to show'
$314,000 MLS 337028
GOLF COURSE HOME
12902 HUNT CLUB RD
Great 3BR/2BA home. Bright and
open floor plan with wall of windows
in great room overlooking 14th
Fairway. Nicesized lot with room for
expansion for pool. $419,900 MLS
Great duplex or convert into a family
home with mother in law suite. Two F
blocks from the ocean. Wood floors,
and screened porches with a two
car garage. $449,995 MLS 321474
I CLOSE TO BEACH!
2023 SANDHILL CRANE
4BR/3BA two story Centex home
with soaring ceilings. Family room
toff kitchen. Large loft could be play
room or den. Beautifully landscaped
private backyard. Fantastic wood
burning fireplaces in living room and
family room. $500,000 MLS 327781 F
ST. JOHNS RIVER CONDO
505 lANCASTER ST 2B F
Gorgeous 2BR/2BA condo on the
St. Johns River. Well appointed
gourmet kitchen, spacious bedroom
with top of line updates in bathroom.
24hr security and under ground
parking. $649,000 MLS 318803 F
H1550 ARRINGTON PARK
Peaceful 4BR/3.5BA home in the
heart of Queens Harbor. Newer
flooring carpet and paint. Quaint
courtyard entry. Backyard partially
fenced. Easy to fall in ove!
)$799,000 MLS 305119 F
SOUTH JAX Beach, reduced thousands
below recent appraisal. Owners moving
out of state. 3BR/2.5BA, townhome,
1327sf. 884 11th Ave. So. Will co-op 3%.
FSBO Atlantic Beach, 63 West 4th St. (off
Mayport) 3/2/2, 1234sf, 3 years old. Re-
duced 20k for quick sell. $229,000.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, fireplace,
new carpeting, tile, appliances, fenced
yard. $165,000. (904)993-9191.
SOUTH JAX Beach. FSBO. 3BR/2BA,
* 50'x100' lot w/irrigation system, pool,,
outdoor kitchen, tile, SS appliances,
1400sf., walk to beach. $365,000 OBO.
-II HOMES FOR SALE goj
HOME FINDER REALTY_
DEERFIELD LAKES- 2/1.5 condo,
ATLANTIC BEACH- REDUCED FOR
QUICK SALEI 3/2, 2 car gar., freshly
painted, new vinyls. Near schools & Won-
WOLF CREEK- 3/2.5, condo. Almost
brand new w/ garage, & many upgrades.
ARLINGTON HILLS- 3/2, nice starter
home, good area. $148,000.
HARBOUR SPRINGS- 4/2, 2 car gar.
Newer area, very open,, beaut. stone
frplc., fenced yard, comeei lot. Close to
schools/ beaches. Reduced to $214,900.
ASHLEY WOODS- Lg 4/2, better than
new! Many upgrades. $298,000.
HARBOR WINDS- Approx. 1600sf, 3/2,
like new. $229,900.
HARBOR WINDS- 3/2, 2 car gar., owner
must sell fast $204,900.
BONAPARTE CROSSING- INew home,
4/2, near schools & shops. $234,500.
221-1711 OR 241-5501
Cattar Realty, Inc.
ji s Home Is Where
S The V Heart Is
JAX NEW LISTING
2175 Deer Run Trail - Indian
Springs - $229,900 BEAUTIFUL
3BR/2BA, Amenities Galore...Red
Cherry (real wood) floors & new
carpet, Ig. walk-in closet in Master.
Refinished oak cabinets with new
hardware in kitchen. Lakefront..Attic
storage, hew roof in 2003. MLS#
1234 Nipigon Circle S. - Oak Harbor
13,48 SF, fenced yard & shed.
Totally remodeled, New carpet. BIG
Kitchen, family room fireplace.
ADORABLE MLS# 324658
Call Cattar Realty, Inc.
V 270-0015 V
',E BLUY HOUSES"',
SOUTH JAX BEACH! OCEANFRONT
Li e just I 1/2 blocks from the beach' PONTE VEDRA BLVD
This recently renovated 2-ston home A rare opporrunmt for this immacuiale
features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and ap- fire bedroom, four uli and tv., half bath
pro\imatelN 2.200 sf. Faminuly room home on the ocean! Features include a
addition \ith stunning custom fire- librar,. large farrul) room Awi fireplace.
place opens to pool. spa. pergola and fabulous wood deck that spans the entire
summer kitchen. Enjoi the beach back of the home. and overlooks the
lifestyle eery day! $849,500 ocean. Walk to the Club! $5,900,000
B Elizabeth Hutdgins
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beach, schools and shopping. Price is $499,000
MLS# 299269 (Residential) 1927 Beachside CtI "
Price: $1,895,000 4 Bed - 3 bath - 1 hall bath
This magnificent home is a Wm Morgan masterpiece
& recd the 'Excellence in Design Award' from the
Amer.lnst.of Architects in Jax. Home has over 1800
SF of cov. porches. Home is built around a lovely
bay tree. The micronesian metal roof design affords
beautiful ocean views, artist's studio, dumb waiter or
elevator, huge 3 car gar & sep entry to full guest
suite. One of the most unique homes in Jax.
Network Realty of Newta,
759-8827 (cel)- Independently
241-2417 ext. 209(office) Owned & Operated
'From Cottages to Castles_
1 .-. .
-1. * �* 1 A
The Reaches T epader/Ponte Vedra Leader
December 1, 2006
3/2 ATTACHED new roof, appliances,
flooring, d paint. Below appraisal @
$189,000. San Pablo .&.Beach, Owber/
JUST REDUCED huge 5BR/3BA; on golf
course. ,'South Hampton, off Hwy. 210,
3800sf, large bonus, 2 car garage, real
bargain, $465,000. Realty Executives,
NS FO RSAIS * E" 13OC OND S ISFOR 5 1[ ii
Villas At Marsh Landing
3 bedrooms - 2 bath - with Garage
Luxurg home with too many upgrades to list.
In desirable Villas at Marsh Landing
5 minutes to the Beach, shopping and restaurants�
Approximately 1,300 sq ft .with open High ceilings with ceiling fans through
floor plan, and unit on I st floor, out ail bedrooms and Great Room.
3 bedrooms, large great room All appliances included. Also washer
with fireplace. and dryer Crown molding through out.
2 full baths that have been Great home for living and entertaining.
completely renovated. Concrete counterr tops in kitchen. nev.
Screened lanai with marsh views on lighting in kitchen and bar area
3 sides with French Doors oft New paint throughout, wood floor' in
the Great Room. great room, dining room and hall av,
Amenities Center: Hot tub, pool and Separate Master Suite with large
fitness center wsithim walking distance walk in closet.
OFFERED AT $245,500
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
ASK ME ABOUT FINANCING!
Beautiful Condo in Tifton Cove at Sawgrass Country Club
Beautifully renovated 2BR/2BA condo, hardwoods, kitchen w/new
cabinets, stainless steel appliances, Corian countertops,fully furnished
& overlooking lagoon. Great for second home or investment.
Ocean View 3/3 21 00SF REDUCED!!
Developer unit released. Saturnia flooring and beautiful appointments
7th floor end unit condo w/open views of the Atlantic Ocean.This
condo is amazing. Large bedrooms w/spacious baths for each... large
walk in closets. Large kitchen open to family room w/ocean views.
The nicest ocean view condo at the beach. Easy to show. $895,000
Beautifully Furnished Condo in Sawgrass Country Club
Beautifully furnished 2BR/2.5BA condo w/popular townhome floor
plan. Enjoy water to golf views, wood floors, enclosed Florida room
and remodeled kitchen. Large lanai,new roof and newly remodeled
Motivated Seller! Reduced. Great Buy!
Enjoy the lifestyles of Queens Harbor! Lake & golf views wlin the
beautiful 3,800SF, 5BR/4BA/3CG residence w/stunning hardwoods,
screened pool and beautiful open floor plan. Great deal at $867,000
Call Lynn Saul
Over 20 Million in Sales in 2005.
SOUTHSIDE - 7388 Secret Woods, brick,
3/2/2, 1895sf, $283,500 OBO, Independ-
ent Brokers & Associates, 247-4333 or
PRICE REDUCED 4BR/3BA, very pri-
vate, 1/3 acre lot. 6 blocks to beach and
golf. $269,000. (904)463-3738.
Sea State Realty Corp.
s. -,, "The Listing Specialist"
"" MLS/ NEFAR Member
Waterfront Community Condos
2BR/2BA w/den -$134,900 ml
1BR/1BA -$85 00oRmIIIi
2BR/2 5BA -$137,500
Call Larry Dukes Broker
19041 537-0679 [
90 3 3
A STROLL ON THE 1EAC1H...
OR A STROLLU. TO DIWNER -- this new condo community
provides all this and more for it's residents. Beachside homes
starting in lovw $3C00,000's na granite counters, tile, elegant
clubhouse, edgeles.s pool, fitness center, summer kitchen
-- East of AlA in South .lax Beach.
Call Ii ShrSer , r n ,
5aghlton Re a1-o1 .
L 568-1523 651-183( 1
THE CONDO CONNECTION
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING - LOWEST PRICED GROUND FLOOR 1 bedroom w/GARAGE. Marsh views
from Ig screened lanai. Gated, pool, clubhouse, boat parking. MLS# 324495 $154,900 OBO From JTB, go
S. on A1A to rt. on Ponte Vedra Lakes Blvd. Go approx 1 mile to left on The Greens Way to The Villas.
OCEANS EDGE - 2/2, condo, granite, tile, concrete block. Clubhouse w/infinity pool. 1 block to the beach,
1 block to shopping. MLS# 307553 $438,800 East on JTB. N onA1A, rt on 23'" St. S. to bldg C #f32
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING - WOODED VIEWS from your lanai. 3/2 with 18" tiles and Derber carpet.
Gated, garage, Pool/ clubhouse. MLS#328788 $254,900 ' .
IN PONTE VEDRA BEACH
THE COLONY - WALK to the BEACH. LOWEST PRICED 2 bedroom. Beautiful ground floor with
wooded views. Wood floors, tile, fireplace, crown moulding. GARAGE. MLS# 326635 $229,900
BEST BUYS ON THE SOUTHSIDE
STONEBRIDGE - LARGEST 3bdrm with 2 master suites. 1408 SF, tile, .screened lanai, roomy,&
bright. CARPORT. MLS# 327334 Reduced $164.500.
STONEBRIDGE - GROUND FLOC'oLD 9ened lanai exit to your'CARPORT. Arched doorways.
Inspections done. MLS#328821. $1... -
STONEBRIDGE - CARPORT with condo, 3/2 top floor, no one above end unit. New carpet, fresh
paint, ready for move in. A- cond. Gated community. MLS#300731 $156,900
TALK TO TUE TWINS!
DONNA SA1NDFORD -
DIANE BARR U
AMae your '�oCiday tie 0Best..
REDUCEDTO $190,000!!!- 2BR 2B_ Xcondo located in a quiet, Woodsy setting in P\VB
No c.-r needed on the N weekend "when you live here' You'ican walk to whatever you need.
Gated conimlunlry, pool, timess center & more.
$248,500.--313R/2BA condo WITH garage. Large corner balcony to. relax & enjoy' the
marsh \ iew-. ciulted ceilings., FP, all appliances, storage. No one above you! Gated communityy.
2 pools, tennis, movie theater & more!
$255,000. - 3BR/2BA with GARAGE, end unit, no one above you, water & wooded views,
FP, all appL incl. washer &,dryer, screened lanai. Gated community, clubhouse, pool, hot
tub, boat/RV storage, &, more.
$310,000. - 2BR/2BA renovated condo in quaint Atlantic Beach. 1/2 block from the
ocean. You can hear the ocean from your balcony or see-it from your bedroom door. New
kitchen & baths, too & just steps to the pool.
FROM LOW $300,000'S.--1BR, 2BR, and 3BR condos east of AlA in south Jax Beach.
Brand new & beautiful! Elegant clubhouse, pool, fitness center.
Call for pricing and availability.
LET HE HELP YOU FIND VOUR NEW HOME!
S herri Beno, PRealtor
SAWGRASS 2BR/2BA, completely re-
modeled, new 30 year roof, 42" hickory
cabinets, travetine stone floor, Berber car-
pet and crown molding. Seller will pay all
closing costs. $289,900. 463-0505.
FSBO, ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA;
Completely remodeled., $213,900,
BEAUTIFUL ATL. Bch. 2BR/2BA town-
home, 5 blocks to beach, 3 blocks to
Town Center, large kitchen with oak cabi-
nets. Priced to sell at $220,0.00,
* OPEN HOUSE *
Saturday, Dec. 2nd, 12pm-2pm
13858 Weeping Willow
All brick, lakefront, 4/2, 2552sf., $470K
JTB, N on San Pablo, L5Fat Pablo Bay, LF
at Weeping Willow
Phyllis Staines. 476 SOLD
REMAX Coastal Real Estate
3'2. JAX Ben. 1100 18th St. N. 1300sf, ga-
rage,. new roof, appliances, tile, carpet'.
CHARMING HOME CLOSE TO
3'2 in John's Creek Communiry
e-. Upgraded lignting ihrougnoul
nome w.'HW and tile floors O
flan with built-in shelves lanai
enced yard. Too much I IS0 il
Open nouse Sat. and Sun
(904)472-0680 -. .
3'3. NEPTUNE Beach. 3 1.2
beacn, dead end sireel den hi'
sun room over looking pool an,
from schools Call for appi
NEAR GAINESVILLE - lake view home on
5 acres, 4/3, 2950sf, built 2002; $469,000
OBO, Independent Brokers & Associates,
247-4333 or 710-3111. *
2/2 TOWNHOUSE. 630 Aquatic Drive in
Atlantic Beach. $175K. 1100sf. New roof,
AC, windows, siding. Call 904-536-6945.
Neptune Beach, 3BR/2BA, corner lot
100'x1l30', 2000sf., 2car garage, new roof,
kitchen needs help. $329K worth $385K.
PVB/ NACATEE, almost hew, 3BR/2BA,
w/versatile front room, open floor plan,
light & bright, screened pool w/covered la-
nai, large tile, granite counters with up-
graded cabinets, great schools, approx.
2000sf. Asking $357,000. Willing to co-op.
FSBO TOWNHOUSE approximately 1
mile to beach, '1BR/1.5BA w/Ioft, new roof,
wood deck, kitchen upgraded. Laminate
wood floors & carpet. Community pool,
move In ready. $217,000. 242-7529,
CONDO "FOUNTAINS', Ponte Vedra. 695
A1A N 3BRI 2BA Lease $1295 or
buy $229,900. Very clean. 246-6649.
OCEANVIEW 3/2. Great views from most
rooms. Ceramic tile, two balconies.
$459,500. Vanguard, Realty 463-7343.
$215,000- 2/2, garage, all appl. incl., Jar-
din De Mer, 247-4211.
or call PVB- OWNER FINANCE
Only $6K down, new 2/2/+ lakeview,
$209K, last one! 727-458-4230.
NEW VALENCIA 2i2 condo, avail earl'
blocks ro 200. super armenites. $373.800.
lirepiace. .757)258-8697 pcason830@Saol.com
SO. JAX BEACH, WILL CO-OP
4 blocks ocean. 2BR,2BA. brand new car-
pel. Custom blinds, large kicrien
screened porch, sprinkler system lenced.
anlacried garage. approx 1200st
$289 000 By appi 19041247-1490
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2 4 9 - 9 0 3 3
COZY CONDO In Marsh Landing/
PVBch Address- 3012 Sea Hawk Duve
A. Must See 2B:2B in quiet cul-de-sac.
fully remodeled w'Tile and new carpel.
huge screened-in patio overlooking view
ol lake, new kilcnen cabinets & upgraded
applian.:es, replace & single car garage
w,pinvale entry & plenty ol storage space.
Full access o10 pool & tennis couns
View www.infotube.net: ad #15-740
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Heritage Bank Building
3,000 square feet of prime ground floor space located on
A IA and,CR 210 (Across from the Ponte Vedra Post Office).
High visibility" location with ample parking spaces.
TOP V AAvailability for occupancy on January 1. 2007.
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PVB - OCEAN GROVE 2/2/+
Buyer's Market - Reduced $18K for
2006 sale (209K-191K). New unit, lake-
view, prime location, A1 A, resort style,
FSBOI No closing cost Only $191KI Open
Sat.-Sun., Dec. 10 (727)458-4230.
PV, 2/2, fireplace, screened patio over-
looking lake. $214,900. Vanguard Realty
OCEANFRONT 2/2, garage, pool, views
from every room. $499,900. Owner/ agent
Choice location, 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor,
ocean froht porch & pier. New on market,
$710,000, Dunson Real Estate, Inc., Re-
PELICAN POINT, #204, 2/2/1, 1212sf;
,$500,000, OBO, Independent Brokers &
Associates, 247-4333 or 710-3111.
YOU FURNISH paint and floor covering
and save a bundle on this 14'x70,
3BR/2BA, vinyl siding, new skirting, wood
steps with platform, $6000, 221-8458.
3BR DOUBLE WIDE In, portslde. Near
beaches. Built-li 2000. $28,000.
MOBILE HOME, 3BR/2BA 9 years old,
furniture included. Asking $33,500 price
negotiable. Call 246-3262;
FOR SALE 415 3rd St South 85051 Busi-
ness zoned next to Conage by the Sea.
Cattar Realty, Inc.
Home Is Where
E-0 The IV Heart Is
NB: Jarbo Park, 1000 3r" St.,
#8D, 2/2, C/H&A, W&D-hookup,
2nd floor balcony, screened in
PVB: Belleza Condo, 2/2, 2nd
floor, screened porch, W/D
included, Unit remodeled last
year, new appliances, microwave
and cabinets, gated community
with pool and many other
amenities - $1100
JB: 1311-1 4th St, Townhouse,
2/1.5, 1200 sqft Living area, with
300 sAft. Garage with opener,
W/D hookup. $975
JB: 40213th Ave. N., 2/1.5, W/D
hookup, CH/A - $775
AB: House, 1234 Nipigon (Oak
Harbor), '3/2 1300 sqft,
remodeled, fenced yard with
10'x20' Storage/work shop, NO'
AB: House, 176 Ocean Blvd,
Avail. Now, 3/3, 2000+ sqft.,
hardwood floors, Fenced yard
with wooden storage building.
cedar lined closet, amenities
galore - $1975
Call Fred, Cattar Realty, Inc.
V 270-0015 V
, E BUY HOUSESI'"
MOVE IN SPECIAL!
Dolphin Cove 3/2, $1295, 1400 SF
(first month free with 12/mo lease)
Ocean Grove Condo, 1/1, ground
floor. $850/mo., 2/2. $1050/mo.
Fabulous 4/2, pool, $2200, 2300 SF
The Palms, 2/2, $1095 includes cable,
Landings at Belle Rive. New 2/2 w/
garage, $995, 1300 SF
Kendall Pointe. New, free cable &
internet, 2/2, $950, 1100 SF
210 & 195
2/2.5, 1300 SF, Brand new $1100
OAK LEAF PLANTATION
3 & 4 BR $1200-$1350
Near UNF - 3/2, 1400 SF $1295
210 & WVorld Golf Village area.
9 23 9
REALTf SERVICES, INC.
P R OP E RTI E S
+ 2BR/2BA cbndo, FlagleirCrossing,
2 blocks from ocean, tile & carpet
+ 2BR/2BA TH. Ma\ port Landinig.
$775 . $'95/mo
+4 3BRj2BA, Ma, port Landing
Sne', carpet. net appliances
+ 3.2 H, Hidden Cio'e, 2 car garage onn
po.nd, fres'hl) painted. 1450 SF
i.1 2 i20),' n .
+ 2/2 C.-.nd.. Decrrield Lakes. nice urni.
pool. \ViD hookup - $.S00,;mo
+ 'BR,.'! 5B.A Apt Across from O)cean
\V,.ood tlori - v. j[er included (Ocean
, Ie y. s ' i$r-14 ,)/m,:.
4' IBR'IBA Apt.' . aicr/efectric
included .acri-.itrom ocean f',i00/rr.
OWE NEED RENTALS.
Call us for
Professional Property Management
JAX BEACH 2BR/1BA apartment, WDHU,
CH&A, fireplace, 1 block from ocean
$875/mo. Call 566-1287
JAX BCH 1BR apt. on 2nd floor, $750/mo.
$750/dep. 7-12 mos. lease. Sea Villa, 920
2nd St. N. 294-7163.
2BR/2BA, 2BR/1BA apartment for rent In
Jax Beach. Two blocks'from the ocean, 1
block from 3rd St. $1200/mo., $1150/mo.
+deposit. Call 514-2985 or 333-6639.
GREAT 2BR/2BA, approximately 1000sf.
apartment, 1 block from beach. Great lo-
Scationi 213 Myra Street, 'NB. $900/mo..
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS?
PVB THE FOUNTAINS. If you demand
clean, newly renovated townhouse condo.
Call 571-8449. 3BR 2.5BA, scr. tiled
porch, ready for occupancy 12/8. No pets,
no smokel $1300/mo.
NEPTUNE BEACH Townhouse,
2BR/1.5BA, WDHU, garage, privacy
fenced yard, screen porch. No pets.
PVB TOWNHOME, 3/2, 1500sf. w/lanai,
attached 2 garage, $1195/mo. Call
ATLANTIC BEACH. 706 Cavalla Ra
2BR 1.5BA. WDHU. enclose porch
$755mo, +.-775dep 514-8761
NEPTUNE BEACH iownnh:-se.,
2BR,1.5BA. newv renovated Kitchen
equipped WDHU. le,.:ed ,'arcd to peis.
$800.mo 1Iep'Sl. 9041221-5833
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean nice modern
well laker, care ol 2BR Apt all amenites
JAX BCH, 1301 2nd St N 2BR 1 5BA
lowrhome Steps to Ihe beacr Renoval-
ea No pets $995 mo. 233-8208
ATLANTIC BEACH off Seminole Rd.
Beautiful newer 3/2.5 townhome, 10ft ceil-
ings, light & bright, hardwood floors, 1 car
gar., small fenced backyard, 8 blocks to
beach. $1550/mro., flexible terms. And al-
so aval. , ' ,
,Jax Beach, Jardin De Mer condo. Beauti-
ful, new 2/2 w/ frplc. & garage. First floor.
$1.125/mo. Call June, First Trust Realty,
994-3608- ' :
Spacious and well maintained " bedro.oms
& i-1 2 barns Appros.imalely 1100s1 1
biock to Ihe beach rt.: pesi lull tkicheni
wv .shelr ryer connections lo01 c,01 'l 0 l.E
126 5 131n Ave Jax Beacrh $950 mrr-rin-
I, rerial luiwlilde nIc. ncliudedi '550 secur.
ity deposit Minimum 7 mrrnin lea.e
Available in December. 285-1852
ATLANTIC BEACH ',BR 1BA hardwo.-.d
liorS,. CH&A. WDHU 1 S block. IC.
Oeach r.iL laSl mo lenti SD 1 year
lease $900 mo Donna Ross Real Es.
Idle. Irc 2-16 48 .
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH.A WDHU East of Isl St. $795-
$895mo 241-7368 733.3730
We have OCEANFRONT properties as well
As properties from Mayport to Ponte Vedra,
All with PHOTOS Visible at our Web Site:
4BeachesRealty.com or call:
4-Beaches Realty at: 904/249-3077
74.., te V "d.., o..l. .,". ,NEPTUNE BEACH
--t BahF 0 -Walk.to Beach, (Corner f Penman & Seagate)
90,185282- 180-:5-463th'Schools & Shopping 249-5611,
Linfurnished Homes The Courtyards - Mayport of AB Bentwater Place - Hodges 3BR.'2BA. home
Serena Point - JB 3BR.3BA. new top floor 3BR.2.5BA. pr ate. updated unit backs up to preserve, screened porch, fenced
: condo, direct oceanfront views. amenities, vI/garage. patio. baklon\, oerlooks lagoon. backyard. 1992 sqft $1400/mo. o
garage. $3000/mo. 110l)0/mo. ' , Stonefield at Bartram Park - Mandarin 3BR/
Oceanside 93Z-JB 3BR/3.5BA. condo has 131 Magnolia - NB 'BR/1BA, ground floor 2.5BA. ne\ ei two storN courtyard home, 1975 -
Slu\unous i features. ocean porch. sunset porch. large duplex,. plus den. less than block to bch. sqft, to car garage. amenies. $1-50//morro
Garage. $280eaureoean. $100 l /mo. WindsorParke - Hodges 3BR/2.5BA, two story '
garage. 0h u/mo. i home w/deck, fireplace, enclosed porch, fenced '
430 9th Avenue N. -JB 3BR/2.5BA, two intracoastal West backyard. $1995/mo.
story home w/pool, fenced yard. hardwood Bishop's Court-Hodges Kensington - St Aug 4BR/3BA, new home, all
i floors, 2 car garage. $2295/mo. End units w/views, tiled and upgraded, 3 car garage, patio, comm.
- ' .. . . " al appliances, amenities. pol $2200/mo.
North Shore - JB 3BR/2BA, brand new 1BR/BA ground floor. $875/mo. ooL $2200/mo
construction w/incredible ocean views, 1BR/IBA, ground floor. $900/mo. UnIurnished Condos
upgrades, garage, amenities. $2100/mo. ' Lakecrest - Southside 2BR/2BA, ground Palms at Marsh Landing - JB
Oakbridge at Sawgrass - PV Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
ge a awra floor condo w/upgrades, attached garage, 1BR/1BA. 3rd floor with garage. $925/mo.
' 4BR/2BA, home has screened lanai, on screened porch. $995/mo. 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, vaulted
lagoon, 2 car garage, comm. pool. $1700/mo Aand -: Kernan 2BR/2BA, ground floor ceilings. $1100/mo. ,
SSolano Cay - PV 3BR/2.5BA, two story condo, upgraded, screened porch, w/private Belleza - PV 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor top/end unit, .
Some, two car garage, comm. pool water view. $1000/mo. fireplace, vaulted ceilings, all upgraded. "-
$1 500/mo. Herons Way - Hodges 2BR/2BA, brand new $1000/mo.
SSawgrass Players Club - PV , townhouse with attached garage, amenities. Jardin De Mer - JB
2BR/2BA, home' has wood. deck $1100/mo. 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor condo wall the upgrades,
, w/lagoon to golf course views, remodeled. Wolf Creek - Hodges 2BR/2.5BA, townhouse, garage, fireplace, balcony.
$1450/mq. ' all upgraded, screened porch, amenities. $1150/mo
The Fountains - PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse $1100/mno.
I w/wood floors,new carpet, enclosed tiled IL Villagio - Southside 2BR/2.5BA two story REMAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE
, porch, lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. condo w/upgrades throughout, amenities. . Shannon Smith
Beach Avenue - AB 2BR/1BA, 2nd story $1200/mo. (904) 285-5640
duplex, ocean views, wood deck, ood floors, Brightwater - Gate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end www.rentthebeaches.com
all appliances. $1200/mo. unit townhouse, w/porch, garage, club pool.
,.. . 1 1 1 .1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00;
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 2 Blocks to
OCEAN, CH&A, $800/mo. 409 South 2nd
2 BLOCKS from ocean, 2BR/1BA, W/D
and water included, fenced-in yard.
$1250/mo. +dep. (904)571-6142.
NEPTUNE BCH Lower Duplex, nice large
2BR, LR, DR, den, sundeck/ patio, 1 block
to ocean, CH&A, WDHU, $1225/mo. No
pets. (904)223-5211, (904)307-2841.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 62 Ocean Blvd,
2BR/1BA, W/D included, CH&A, tile floor,
1 block to ocean. $1000/mo. 1st, last and
2/1, $895/MO plus dep.(will work with de-
posit). Walk to beach. 115 18th Ave. N.,
Unit . (904)525-5551.
PVB, 3BR/2BA Townhome, WDHU, lyr.
lease. No pets. $950/mo. +$950/sec.
BEACHFRONT 1BR/ 1BA, 108 Orange
St, Nep Bch, downstairs, $1050/mo. Incl.
TWO 1BR Apartments, 2 blocks from
beach $650/mo. 1 Efficiency apartment, 2
blocks from beach $550/mo.. 249-6748.
SOUTH JAX Beach, apt. for rent, 2BR 1.5
BA. Remodeled, $1000/mo., $400 deposit.
Call 249-0119. �
2 1, 201 N. 9th St $700 mc. + $700 Oep
r.Jori-smoking. no peis 246 9162. exi 5#.
QUIET AND SPACIOUS. I mile io Allan.
tic Beacr, To*n Center I500S lown.
home 2BR.2 5BA .ohice. W D. garage.
SNo -moker.' pets. $1225 mo 655-2718
NEPTUNE BEACH 1 blocK to ocean.
efficiency Lease, deposit. $650/mo.
rNEPTUNE BEACH. Spacious 2BR/1BA.
Walk io Ocean Separate dining room,
CH&A WDHU No pes $1100,mo lease.
NEPTUNE BCH- 2BR'1 5BA townhouse.
1 5 blocks 10 ocean, disnhasrher. W'D
conneciorns. $995'mo 246-3739
1 5 BLOCKS to ocean 174 Isl Ave. S.
2BR 1BA. CHA. no pals, $8751mo
ATLANTIC BCH Townnouse, 3BR' 1 5BA
$850.mo pius' sec., 1501 Jordan (East ol
Mayport. on Donner 642-1003
$1000/MO, 2BR/1BA; Jax Beach, no
MOBILE HOMES. $525 io $575. on pri-
vale lots Near Maypon Naval Siation,. no
NEPTUNE BEACH. 1 biock io ocean.
2BR, Sunporch, WDHU. CH&A. Lease,
deposial 900 moe 904-398-0470
$500 iMO 1BR 1BA Ja' Beacri. no smok-
MA''PORT LANDING Townhome.
?BR 2BA. bOnu, room, covered patio.
CH&A WDHU. 1207 Maypon Landing Dr.
$-90',no $700 depospi. 280-2728 leave
2BR 1 5BA Iowrnouse, PVB. 1000st, all
appi, wo.':o floor. porcelain rile. scr lanai.
adequate storage many upgrades
$850'mo. Move irn now and no reni due hi
Jan 1is Please call (9041246-5818
ri JAX BEACH 2 BR Balh and 1/2
Townhouse, 1 block to ocean, WDHU.
balcony $1050.'mo 223-5355.
LARGE EFFICIENCY Apanmeni, excel-
leni location. 2 blocks to Ocean. very
clear. No peis $575/mo. 642-1214 or
JB- 3BR/2BA rouse, 1400S1. wdarge ga-
race 5 blocks to oceanlroni Also
21BR/1BA apt. avalI 1904)246-6592
1.2 BLOCK 10o ocean. 1BR1BA, studio.
electric. waler & iniernet included laundry
room $800-mo. 1904)318-0044.
1.1,2 BLOCKS to Ocean. 1siAve Soulr..
1BR IBA. $685'mo i9041891-0606
i, JAX BEACH, 2 1.2 b0oc 10 io ocean 1,1
'la'_ " up.iairs. " $770.mo. 821.9751.'
I. 8,3 . 30 9 .' ; J
rIEPTUIE GORGEOUS duplex. 3'2.
1.5 OIKS io ocean, .qar Downsiaar,
I 1350'mo upstairs. cathedral ceilings
Irpic .$1800,rmo A./ail 1.1 993-9191
ATLANITIC BEACH. 212 big kitchen ce-
ramrnc ile, ceiling plans new parnit 150 ht
walk to beach, large gated grounds w/pool
+ car port Large walk in close. dishwash-
er, screened palo, $1450/mo + deposit.
51s5 Ocean Blvd 904.887-9595
$500 OFF FIRST MONTH
3BR,2BA DUPLEX Loia & First tree in-
ternei, $1500-mo 477-4640.
JAX BEACH- East ol 3rd, walk io Deach.
sludc. $550/mo + dep. Pels ok,
1BR'IBA APARTMENT. kitchen, LR
WDHU. ori-sireel parking 714 2nd SI S.,
Jax Bcn. No Pets $650/mro. 4$650/dep.
1.2 BLOCK to ocean. 2BR/2BA large
deck. wel oar Must see' $1200,'mo in-
cludes ,nlernet 904-318-0044 .
LUXURIOUS Pelican Poinl. 2BR.2BA,
availaoie now. $1700-$2600'mo. 3 month
minimum rental. 19041241-7206.
NORTH JAX Beach. Efficiency, $495/mo
1BR $595'mo 1 block lo Ocean Pool. No
BEACH.' SAN Pablo area, 2BR/1BA, new
caipel. WDHU, large backyard, $850,'mo.
A PERFECT 10, Fully furnished studio
condo in Ponte Vedra, walking aislance to
beach and Sawgrass Beach Club
$1100/mo. includes utilities. '273-0213,
ATLANTIC BCH. 2 blocks from ocean
2/1. water turn,shed. 242-9845.
JAX BEACH, 2BR townhouse, near
ocean, CH&A WDHU., ro pets. $950/mo.
ISLE OF Palms, 3BR/2BA, Irpic., CH/A,
2 car gar, pets ok $1125/mo Call
962-9240 . ...
COTTAGE ACROSS from ocean. 512 1st
Si S. Jax Beach $850'mo VIP Realty
ISLE OF Palms newly remodeled
3BR,'2BA 2250sl. large Florida room with
fireplace Lawn service included.
2BR/BA 2 car garage. $1200'mo, off
Hodges Blvd., great neighborhood, 651-
ICW, ATLANTIC at Kernan, Kensington.
3BR/2BA 1840sf. 2CG, $1300/mo. +sec.
ATLANTIC BCH townhouse, 3.5BR/ 2BA,
everything new, ceramic tile throughout,
marsh view. 2979,Bayshore Dr., Mayport
Landing. Must see! $1100/mo. 465-2163.
INTERCOASTAL WEST 3BR/2BA, great
room, fireplace, 2 car garage, no pets,
$1200/mo. Call 535-6338.
NICE 2BR/1BA townhouse flat. Large
kitchen/ appliances, ceramic tile. Lots of
closets. Close to beaches & Mayport. 66
West 5th St., AB, $950/mo, 465-2163.
JAX BCH, 3BR/1 BA, CH&A, washer dryer
hook up, large yard, new kitchen, new car-
pet; $1050. 249-1104.
SO. JAX Beach/ Riptide 4/3, furnished or
unfurnished; 2400 sf, $1950/rmo,
WEST BEACHES, 3/1, carpet, FL room,
CH&A, Ig. yard. $950/mo. TDO Manage-
ment Services. 246-1125.
JAX BEACH Holly Drive, 3BR/2BA, 2 car
garage, fenced yard, $1250/mo + deposit,
TOWNHOME IN Atlantic Beach 2/2.5 plus
loft. Jacuzzi tub, enclosed patio and two
car garage. $1600/Mo. Contact Kevin Fol-
som, Lifestyles (904) 612-1191.
2BR/1.5BA, 3 blocks from ocean.
$975/mo. + deposit. 710-5200.
ATLANTIC. BEACH, 1365 SEMINOLE
Rd., 3BR/2BA, CH&A, garage, $1300/mp.
lyr. lease. (904)707-9954.
PVB, RENT or RTO, 3BR/2BA townhome,
1300sf. $1100/mo. $179,900. 333-2845.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2.5 SFH, open-floor
plan, travertine floors/ counter tops, carpet
n bedrooms, walk-in closets, vaulted ceil-
ings, f'place, study, screened pool, corner
lot, $2000/mo. TDO Management Serv-
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2 blocks to beach;
3/1, W/D. No smoking. No dogs. Referen-
ces & deposit. $1300/mo., 246-8367.
OLD ATLANTIC BEACH
3/2.5, 2 blocks to beach, w/shade yard,
FP, W/D no dogs, no smokers, $1475/mo
COZY, 3BR/2BA , safe, neighborhood less
than 1 mile from Naval Station. Ready to
move-in, 'CH&A, new appliances, new tile/
carpet. Large fenced yard, shaded w/oak
trees. Oh-sireet parking. Near schools,
public . Iransponal;on. shopping.
PONTE VEDRA, Plantation Oaks,
5BR/4BA, 3800sf., 6mo. rental, basic fur-
nishings, pool, jacuzzi, tennis courts.
$3800/mo. Call (904)571-4173.
PVB IN Sawgrass Players Club, 3BR/2BA
townhouse, 1475sf., garage, W/D, fire-
place. $1495/mo. Steve, 537-0570. Pre-
view at vwww.steveshaughnessy.codqm
OCEAN FRONT S. PONTE VEDRA
3BR/3.5BA, 3400sf, long term Lease
$3500/mo, no pets, (904)998-2703.
OAK HARBOR, 3/2, CH&A, WDHU, re-
modeled kitchen, $1050./mo + deposit.
249-3214 or 945-3303.
2BR/1,5BA TOWNHOUSE, ceramic tile
floors, CH&A, laundry room, patio, fenced
yard,, 1 yr. lease, no pets, $950/deposit,
$950mrno 617 7in A�,e S.. Ja. Bcrh
993-1114 or 270.12-84
PONTE VEDRA. Sawogra.s galea coMn
munLy Bermuda Ci aeros. Ihe street
Irom Ihe park Beauitui canal Ironi
1700ir. 2BR 2BA palso r.,:.me $1250'mo
ATLANTIC BCH 4BR 2BA I.Ke new, corn.
plelely remodele01 Bike 10 beach, & park
ATLANTIC BEACH. 2BR'2 5BA. 1400s1.
corner unii. well rept lornhouse, W.'D
screened porch laces nature, $1425.mo.
JAX BQH- Lake Sanctuary. Beautiful 3/2
on quiet cul-de-sac. 1800sf., open floor-
plan lireplace 2 car garage, new cairpei
and pain. $1500'mo (9046iS680428
N. JAX Beach. 4BR.'2BA. lIving dir.ing.
tirepiace, large covered paio. newly
remodeleo. avail Dec. is1. $1300,mo.
SJB, 4BR.2BA w,2car garage Roomy
iloorplan. large ,ard. Cio'se Io beach
shopping $1595/.mo (90414476-7831
NEPTUNE BEACH, 38R.2BA w.lireplace
anc pool 2 ':ar garage $18i1iYm'rC, ir,.
eludes lawn and pool care Call Susan
904, 514 .7150
BEAUTIFUL ATL. Ben 6R 2RBA. WDHU.
fireplace lenced bac.k yard. 3 clR cks 10
ocean 2 ;Iblocks' I To,.r, Cer ie-r A.aiantaie
12,20'06. 01,185 n, *Oall
DANFORTH NEIGHBORHOOD 369f.
Eagle Ridge Dr.ve 4BR 2 5BA 2000rjsl :
$1495 mo. 241-RENFT or 733-3730
JlX BEACH- 3BR 2BA nouse. Frpic . lile
Ihroughoul, privacy lence w daeck
JAX BEACH TOWNHOUSE
All newly renovated 2BR.'I 5BA Walk 5
,blocks .to ocean New A/C kilcnien
appliances, pain. carpel, ile, wood blinds
W/D connection large rear ler,.ed yard
'No pets. No smc8kers. $995,'mo t 1 rmo
depo:sii Call 8366.5575 or 241.8057
OLD ATLANTIC BEACH
3/2, 1005sf, $850/mo,:
2/1.5 townhome, $850/mo.
3/2, 1 car gar., 1700st . $1495/mo.
VILLAS AT CROSS CREEK
3.2. 1250si. $1ir50mrr
32, 1450.t f.$1r19.,mo
4/4, 2800sf, $2800/mo.
3/2, 1544sf, $1195/mo.
3/2, 2 car gar., 2000sf, $1450/mo:
COLLINSWOOD- OFF GIRVIN
3/2, 2 car gar., 1900sf, $1395/mo.
3/2,2 car gar., 1675sf, $1195/mo.
. 2/2 condo, $950/mo.
2/2, 1 ear gar., 1100sf, $995/mo.
4/2, 2 car gar., 2000sf, $1395/mo.
2/2, 12,12sf, $1100/mo.
3/2.5,1 car gar., 1764sf, $1200/mo.
4/2,2 car gar., 1932sf, $1375/mo..
4/2, 2 car gar., 1990sf, $1525/mo.
3/2,2 car ga., 1425sf, $1095/mo.'
3/2, 1310sf, $1395/mo.
4/2.5, 2200sf, $1195/mo.
2/2, 1000f, gated, W/D incl., pool!
3.& 4 bedroom properties
Priced from $1195/mo to $1825/mo.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.
1BR/1BA CONDO in The Palms at Marsh
Landing, first floor, newly remodeled. W/D;
refrigerator, gated community, pool, gym,
$900/mo, 339-3500 or 220-6603.
,.* . * *
PONTE VEDRA By the Sea 4BR/2.5BA, 2 PVB, 2BR/2BA, ready to move in, Saw-
car garage. walk to beach, $2600/mo. , 2BR/2BA, ready to move in, Saw-
472-0914. $2600/mo grass CC, (904)285-6423 or (732)872-
AUUIIAS EIACH ottge,.ib/40Aw
ADORABLE BEACH cottage, 3B/IBA,
4.5,blocks to ocean, $1300/mo, +700 dep.
BRAND. NEW construction, 4BR/2.5BA,
hardwood floors, granite countertops,
stainless steel appliances, fenced, 4
blocks from ocean, $1975/mo., call
NEPTUNE BCH house- 3/2, 1250sf,
CH&A. New bathroom. Fenced backyard.
Nice neighborhood, close to ocean. 524
Oceanwood Dr. So., $1250/mo +deposit.
JAX BEACH- 428 3rd Ave. So., 2BR/1BA
house, CH&A, fenced yard, $775/mo,
JAX BAYMEADOWS/ Lake Crest Condos,
2BR/2BA,. 1st fl, garage, w/d, fireplace,
pool, gym, tennis, $995/mo+ utilities,
Available Jan 1st, Shannon Smith
LESS THAN 1 MILE TO BEACH.
The Palms @ Marsh Landing.
2BR/2BA condo, gated community, 2005
restoration, walk-in closet, screened bal-
cony, top floor end unit, 3 community
pools, alarm, vaulted ceilings, Priced to
Rent this month $950. Serious, responsi-
ble renters only. 973-715-1176.
AAAH BEAUTY ocean front luxury 2/2,
$1850/mo. Available 12/15, 1-800-758-
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
December 1, 2006
LEASE WITH OPTION TO BUY
2BR/2BA In PVB, next to TPC Golf Vil-
lage, 5-star amenities, walk to beach,
$1250/mo Call Laura for details,
PVB IN Sawgrass Players Club, 3BR/2BA
townhouse, 1475sf., garage, W/D, fire-
place. $1495/mo. Steve, 537-0570. Pre-
view at www.steveshaughnessy.com
VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING .
5 MINUTES TO BEACH
3BR/2BA end unit, w/garage, gated
comm., pool/ clubhouse/ fitness ctr. Marsh
views from screen lanai. All appliances in-
cluded. $1450/mo. Call 904-945-3624.,
PVB - SUMMER HOUSE 2BR/2BA, end
unit, 1 story, East of A1A, $1195/mo.
PVB. SPACIOUS, 1200sf., 2BR/2BA. Lots
of amenities. $950/mo. Call 234-2646.
PVB. 2BR/2BA, w/fireplace, new applian-
ces, washer/dryer, many amenities.
GRAND CAY; spotless, 2BR/2BA: beauti-
ful gated community, 2nd floor
w/screened balcony overlooking
woods, W/D, dishwasher, mircowave, out-
side storage unit, pool, hottub, work-out
facility,& nice playground for children.
$1000/mo. +deposit. 472-9654.
LOVE THE BEACH? South Jax Beach.
3BR/2BA, Furnished, right on Ocean.
Awesome view. 242-0411.
OCEAN FRONT, new 3/3 garage, won-
derful views, consider 'lease option;
PVB, GROUND FLR 2/2
Gated 5-star community, W/D incl., over-
looks golfcourse. Close to beach. Pets
limited. $975/mo. Call Karen 705-8853.
PONTE VEDRA- 2BR/2BA, attached ga-
rag, furnished, all appliances, includes
W/D; $1200/mo. Mark 338-3230. ,
PONTE VEDRA, Luxury 1/1 patio home,
walk to beaches, pond view, pool/
health club amenities, $1099/mo.
PVB 2.2. 4 blocks beach remodeled FP
walk-in closets, pools., ennis, hlness, elc
Lease neg. $920tmo 19041718-1601
ATLANTIC BEACH Remodeled co.ndci
lease 2BR.1 5BA A C. ,acurliy New ap-
pliances. No pels $850'mu +$850'dep
JAX BCH condo, The Palms, 2/2, marsh
view, $11Q00/mo. 434-3456.,' - . . '
PALMS AT Marsh Landing iBRi/BA
beautiful marsh views 3rd Iloor. $850'mo.
OCEANFRONT, S. Jax Bch. 2BR;2BA.
pool fully furnished. pets, immaculate
2BR/2BA; GROUND lioor end unit wigsa-
rage, close ito pool. plenty of storage In
The Palms @ Marsn Landing. bi,100/mo,
PROFESSIONAL OFFICE suite avail, at
3010 South 3rd St. - 2nd floor West, Iprof.
space consisting of 4 Indiv. offices and a
waiting/ recp. area. Call 247-1770 for
appt. to view.
OFFICE RENTAL space on South 3rd St.
avail. Immed. - downstairs, carpeted, with
built In work/ copy area including storage
& file cabinets; 1400 sq. ft., consisting of
5-6 indiv. offlce/wk areas, & 2 bathrooms,
plumbing avail. for break room/ kitchen
area. If desired, space can be subdivided.
Call 247-1770 for appt. to view.
PROFESSIONAL OFFICE space In Nep-
tune Beach, 1200sf w/5 large offices,
1400sf open floor plan (build to suit), or
combine space for 2600sf. Recently reno-
vated, ample parking, water included, no
CAM. For more Information, Call 992-9344
INDIVIDUAL QUALITY Executive Office,
overlooking golf course in S. Jax Beach.
Call 241-5553 x15. .
JAX BEACH- 3rd & Beach , 748sf, 3 offi-
ces + reception area, conference, room
available. 687-8682. - -
1400SOFT GOOD parking on 3rd St..
Neplune Beach Great signage, Call 993-
WAREHOUSE' OFFICE 3500sl, new con-
siruciion in Allanlic Beach. 514-1090
NEPTUNE BEACH. 2113 Florida Blvd for
mixed use. plenty cf parking, on two lo[s
3450si, dividable 993.4011 P
NEPTUNE TOWN Center House for
Sortice shop, gallery etc. 247-9774
NEPTUNE BEACH otticei retail space,,
500sqtl 2232 Florida Blvd 241-2781.
(21 OFFICE Ccndos 1140s1. each. 210
west lo195 Avail 1'1/.07 904-687-3000.
PONTE VEDRA Spacious 2BR,'2BA.
2 story corner un;i wIreplace. WD. Newly WAREHOUSE WORKSHOP. Otlice
renovated $1100/mo. -elecritc. 635 6375 Space starring al $500.mo 514-1090.
2/2 CONDO 221 13in Ave No. Jax
Beach, 2 blocks ofi ocean. No pets Appli-
ances included W/D. iree waier & sewer
community pool $1200.mo + $1200 de-
pos.i Available now. Call 246-3068
CONDO "FOUNTAINS". Ponle Veora 695
A1A N 3BRi 2BA. Lease S6,1295 or
buy $229,900. Very clean 246.6649.
'The Condo Lifestyle'
in Ponte Vedra
Enjoy 'five star' services
Long Term Rentals
1/1 furnished $850-$900
All new interiors!!
1/1 w/fp/screened lanai $995
2/2 w/fp and %w/d $950-41000
2/2 w/fp and screened lanai
Too much to list..you must visit!
Suncoast Management, LLC
OCEANFRONT CONDOS S Beacn
homes Weekly.roninly Vilsa us atl
jaxbeachrental.com or 535-3911 or'
GORGEOUS OCEAN front condo, short
lerm available, weekly monihlh 2BR'2BA.
lacuzzi. hardwood Iloors grar.nie counters,
ocean side pool. private ceacn access
covered parking. Call 568-6909 or
3BR -lOUSE walk Io ocean & reslau-,
rants, $1600.mo, t904)993-3226
OCEANFRONT OR 2BR, weekly.
monthly, pool 463-7343
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully ifumished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www renijacsonvillebeac.-h corr.
4BR'4BA. weekly, mornilv. ,,,early Cla
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR'1 5BA, reno:..aled.
8 miles ocean Hon-smoker. Scorl 904.
403-7389. , , ' ,
ATLANTIC BEACH home. walk o10 Rag.
time, beach. or Russell Park $650 mo
ROOM IN large nrome, swimming pool.
pool lable, exer:i se equip. e74 0130
OCEANFRONT ROOM w/bath $600/mo.
utilitieses at 1st and 12th S. New carpet,
Private covered garage, more info about
me. at: . myspace.com/chrisallirot.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA, Jax Beach.
$550/mo +deposit, ,includes. utilities
NEPTUNE BEACH BY THE SEA. Room-
mate wanted to share expenses. Outdoor
jacuzzi, pool. Cable, uiilaes riniemnel in-
cluded. $695/mo.Call Robin 246-2203
ROOMMATE WANTED $600mo in.
cludes ulilliies, Jax Beachn nio smoking
ICW, FURNISHED bedroom private bath,
$150/wk incl. util. No kids, pets, non-
smoking. 210-8877 or 996-8341.
ROOM FOR rent, AB, private bath/ kitch-
en privileges, W/D, No drugs. $145/wk.
ROOM FOR rent; 4mi. from beach,
$450/mo. incl; util. 254-1897.
CHRISTIAN LADY Seeks roommate to
share 3BR 'apartment. (904)249-1711,
MATURE FEMALE seeks roommate, At-
lantic Beach. $125/wk. (904)247-2254.
JAX BEACH, 3+BR/4BA, remodeled,
charming old Florida style home, pool, off
street parking, across street from beach/
park, 115 5th Ave. So., $3200/mo.,
APPROXIMATELY. 750 sf. quality office
space overlooking golf course in S. Jax
Beach. Call 241-5553 x1i5.
RETAIL STOREFRONT -700si, North
LOOKING FOR male Shih-tzu Io male
w'beaulilui lemale. Call Mindy 403-9474
FREE KITTENS Io good nome. Some
Orange and Sealpoinl 247.1227.
PET SITTING. in your home. Dog walking
Responsible mature. Call Kiny. 874 6062.
FREE TO good home. lour 10 week old'
male kittens, 3 orange 1 gray. Call
223-1386 aher 1pm
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
nomes. Call 242-0224. .
AUSTRALIAN BLUE Healer puppies. born
SOc 141h $150 742-3315
HUSKY PUPS 2M;2F black tan, whin
"01. liarn3 w cage 894.41,30 .
LABRADOODLE PUPPY beaullul. sweet,
5 months old. needs loving home.
CHIHUAHUAS. 3 chocolate males. CKC.
H'C POP. $500 Call 241.2132.
HOMELESS PETS for adoplion- Cats &
NEED A Santa for your party. Call
241-0136 No all adult parties please
MICHALEEN GRECULA, MD will close
ner medical practice on 12,31,06 Address
io request medical records is: 4205 Bellon
Rda. Suite 3004. Jacksonville. FL 32216.
IF YOU are inieresled in advertising under
Ihis category please call 904-249.9033 or
DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE! Uncon-
lesled divorce papers Willhout Kids while
you waiti Wilh kids ia little longer) Since
1981 byappt. only 19041641.2187
Notice Is hereby given that pursuant to the
'Self-Storage Facility Act' Florida Statutes
Section 1, Part IV of Chapter 83, Laws of,
Florida 1982; The personal property
consisting of clothes, personal items and
household goods of:
Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 9th,
2006, to satisfy lien(s) for past due rent(s).
Disposition will take place at: THE STOR-
AGE BIN, 1001 13th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250. THE STORAGE BIN
reserves the right to reject any and all
The Planning Commission for the City of
Jacksonville Beach, Florida will meet and
hold a public hearing on Monday, Decem-
ber 11, 2006 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council
Chambers, located at 11 North 3rd SlIreel
Jacksonville Beach to consider me ioilow-
ing two applications:
PC#33-06 (Continued from November
13, 2006 meeting) Conditional Use ap-
proval of a Type II Home Occupation in a
Residential, Multiple-Family 2: RM-2 zon-
ing district, pursuant to, Section 34-
340(d)(3) of the Jacksonville Beach Land
Development Code. The property s locat-
ed at 1301 South 1st Street, more specifi-
cally described as Ocean 14 Conhdomini-
ums, Unit 908.
PC#36-06 Conditional Use approval for
outdoor restaurant seating, for an existing
restaurant, in a Commercial Limited: C-1
zoning district, pursuant to Section 34-
342(d)(19) of the Jacksonville Beach Land
Development Code. The property is locat-
ed at 1726 & 1728 North 3rd Street, more
specifically described as.all of Block 174,
Pablo Beach South. (Spare Time Tavern),
The above referenced applications are
available for review in Tne olhice of he
Planning and Development Depanment,
City Hall 11 Nonh 3rd SIreet. during nor.
mal business hours IM-F, 8am-5pm)
City of Jacksonville Beach
1i a person decides 1o appeal any decision
by Ihe Planning Commission withn respect
to any mater considered at any meeting.
such person may need a record ofl ie
proceedings, and for such purpose, such
person may need Io ensure inal a verba-
tim record ol the proceedings is made
wnich record includes Ine testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is 10to be
The public is encouraged to speak on is.
sues on mis Agenda Inal concern them
Anyone who wishes lo speak should sub-
mit the request 10 Ine recording secretary
prior to Ine beginning of the meeting
In accordance wilh the Americans wiin
Disabilities Act and Section 286 26, Flori-
da Stalutes, persons with .disab;I;I;es
needing special accommodation to partici.
Sale in this meeting should conlaci Ine
planning and Development Depanmeni
no later than 5 00 p m on Ihe day preced-
ing Ihe meeting.
'Board of Adjustment
City of Jacksonville Beach
Cook and Counter, up to 40hrs., Days,
Mon.-Sat. availability. Some benefits. Fun
place to work. 273-4785.
OFFICE/STORE - Do you have recent
sales/ customer service experience? Can
you type fast/ use a 10-key w/ease? Can
you lift/ carry 40 Ibs? Do you have profes-
sional telephone skills? Are you out-go-
ing? Do you prefer casual attire to a suit/
pantyhose? Are you a non-smoker? Can
you work (M/W/F 9-6/ $8-10/hr)? Ilf yes: e-
MUST LOVE KIDS. Local church hiring
nursery workers. Part-time 5-10 hrs/ wk.
Sunday & Monday mornings and Wednes-
day evenings. Call Casey at 221-1700
X204 or fax resume to 221-9191 ..
23.5 HRS/WK, $8/hourly + bonuses, ben-
efits avail. 371-4153.
EXPERIENCED BATHER for busy groom-
ing shop; fun place to work; Tues. thru
Sat., 7:45am-approx. 2pm. Hard work,
AFTERNOON TEACHER for 2s, M-F, 3-
6pm, for church preschool. Some experi-
ence required. 246-2891 for interview.t
LOOKING FOR a caring, reliable and re-
sponsible babysitter wanted for 2 children
ages 4 and 8 -Must be able-' to provide
own transportation and references -Week-
day evenings and weekends day nignl-
For more inlormaiion and interview please
call 912-674-4804 cell' 9041-249-4981
home Angie or Kevin.
at Vicar'sLanding (Ponte Vedra). Colnpet-
tive pay, benefits, bonus and 'schlorships
awarded annually. Drug free workplace;,'
EOE. Call 273-1734.
LOOKING FOR a dependable reliable ba.
bysi ier when needed Ref's required
Please call 247-9904
FRONT PERSON needed, Chizu Japa-
nese Steak House. 1227 So. 3rd St. ,
NANNY /PERSONAL Assistant/ House
Cleaner wanted. $8-$i10.nr 535-5952
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3dveniser ask lor a lee or I the advertiser
i ofrlerng a pr:iducl or service rather iran
a job opening, please noilfy The Beaches
TAKING APPLICATIONS tor Bartender
IlexiDle hours American Legion Posi 316
Call 249 0202.
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILL
LUNCH and Dinner Servers & Kilcnen
You make good money working wiln good
people in a busy waterironl reslauran.
BAR & GRILL
NEEDS FULL I.me Servers. Hosi Hosless
with open availability. Apply ilnin 1018
Nonn 3id St., Mon- Fn, 2pm- 4pm
MEDICAL ACCOUNTING aepannmeint
(billing ins.) at busy pediatric office, has
immediate opening [or a mature applicant
Experience preferred. compeiatve salary
and benells package. Send resume to
fax 642-2344. e-mail. ipaacdm.n ''bell-
RELIABLE HOUSEKEEPER needed lor
small oceanfront holel Experienced appli.
cants only Weekends required. Apply in
person, 120 Allanric Blvd . Neptune
Beach .. ,.
HAIR & COLOR STYLISTS
Glamorous new. upscale salon Beaches
area Career professionals only 220 8900
or see www.mysalonlavie.com . .
.BEACHES CAR Wasn- lull iTi, tiHelp
needed. Wages negoliale- lips. Beneitis
Avail Apply In person, 1401 Beach Blvd
Taxi Drivers needed ito ork Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old.
good driving record Call 249-0360.
- MAINTENANCE TECHS
Full Time Small Engine Mechanic al a
premier reiiremenI community Excellent
benetiis Applications at Fleet Landing Se.
curity Gale, One Fleel Landing Blvd Ai-
lanic Beach, FL Fax to 904,246-9447
e-mail 0 firstname.lastname@example.org EOE.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
Bushong Insurance Associates, Inc., a
Ponte Vedra Insurance Broker, desires
candidates for Property & Casualty Lines
account service position primarily servic-
ing upscale condominium unit-owner poli-
cies. Take this opportunity to expand your
professional knowledge and experience
our innovative approach to doing busi-
ness. Minimum 440 license required. Fax
resume to 285-5161.
PAINTERS AND Sheetrock finishers.
Work at the beach, $1.0-$15/hr. Jeff
PAINTER'S HELPER wanted, driver's
license a must. Call 307-8012.
FULL-Time; 3pm-11pm at Premiere Re-
tirement Community. Excellent benefit
package, competitive wages, good work-
ing environment. Applications available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to
(904)246-9447; email to: jobs@fleetland-
ing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.'
NOW HIRING Teachers, Assistants, and
Substitutes. Experience preferred. Must
love children and be reliable. Call Kathy,
NOW HIRING Nail Technician & Estheti-
clan. Jax Bch. Call 246-2122.
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 appli-
cations available at F'ee Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlanlic
Beacn. FL 32233. Fax to (904)246-9447.
email email@example.com EOE.,
WAITSTAFF & Fronline Supervisor, FT
PT 30 Ocean Blvd.. 270-1122
w valid Florida Driver s License. Experi-
ence relpful Out will rain Good salary &
benefits Apply. Surtside Pools, 313
Beach Blvd 246-2666, or lax resume
249-8801, e-mail: surfsidepools @aol cornm
GENERAL MANAGER needed lor Ger-
man restaurant in Jacksonville Must
speak German Iluently & have min. 10yrs
restaurant exp Call 514-6092.
OFFICE CLEANERS needed lor cleaning
NOTICE nighlly Will Irain. music have iransponalion
S " arid pne Call 273-2761.
If a person decides to appeal any decision
by Ine Board or Adjustment with respect to
*.any matter considered at any meeting.
such person may need a record ol Ihe
proceedings, and, for such purpose, sucn
person may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record' of Ihe proceedings is made,
which record includes the lesimiciny and,
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
'The public is encouraged to speak on is.
sues on tins Agenda inal concern inem
Anyone who wisnes to speak should su0.
mil the request 1o Ihe recording secretary
prior to the beginning ol ine meeting.
In accordance wih Ihe Ameticans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Fl,:,r,-
da Slalutes persons - ilh disabilities
needing special accommodation to parici-
pate in this meeting should contact ine
Planning and Developmenl Depanmeni
no laier than 5:00 p m on Ihe day preced-
Ing the meeting
FOUND SURFER'S wet suit Call Bob.
BUSY DOCTORS office needing assis-
lani X-ray background a plus Call Diane
MOVING AND Storage Co. is currently
seeking professional, counsous and expe.
rienced Laborers and Drivers Drivers
must possess a valid A or B CDL Drivers
License Drug listing is required For
more .nlormalion call 241-2921
CHILDTIME LEARNING Centers seeks
experienced Teachers & Assislant Teacnh
ers. FT & P/T available. We oier a corn
pelhive salary & benelils package Call
273-6960 or lax resume to 290-5742
OFFICE RECEPTIONIST,- prolessional
appearance and motivated individuals
wanted, FiT nourly plus bonuses Fax re-
sume i. 9041269-9004
LIVE-IN NANNY, 2 children 12 and 15
must have driver s license. Call 591-6297
CrIA. HHA- night shih including week-
ends. PVB. References required Non.
ABSENT ANSWER is looking for happy
people to work FT.'PT flexible shlhs Will
train. Great pay. Call today 270 2357.
PA OR Nurse Practitioner needed lor busy
pedair.c office Salary, Ilex. hours, lull
beneili pkg. Email or lax Resume to"
The Beaches Leader, Ponte
Vedra Leader is looking for
an advertising sales representative to work in the Beaches
community. Growth potential and established accounts working
for an award-winning, locally owned newspaper. Candidates
should have sales experience, and should be goal-oriented. Base
Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or bring it to 1114
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
IF YOU are Inleresied in advenising under HAIRSTYLIST- MGT Oppt. Top Wages
this category please call 904-249-9033 or $13 plus per hr Top Benefils Superculs
email classified@ beachesleader.com 273-2888. 223-1824
All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning. also available.
2 PHYSICAL THERAPY Aides, P/T. Busy
Orthopedic clinic. Experience preferred,
but not required. Flexible hours. Rate de-
pends on experience. Fax resume to:
SEEKING 3 dynamic, compassionate self-
starters to join our healing chiropractic
team: 1) upbeat, organized front desk per-
son; 2) enthusiastic, caring chiro assistant
w/BMO Xray license; 3) high energy, li-
censed massage therapist. FAX resume
to: 241-1401 or call 241-7907.
PONTE VEDRA area counter help want-
ed, morning, 285-5644..
LOCAL COMPANY seeks part-time press-
man, please call 246-9162 ext 0#.
DESKTOP SUPPORT in a fast paced
Windows environment. A+ or MCP de-
sired. 2 yrs. experience. PVB location.
Part-time. Salary negotiable. Send re-
sumes to email@example.com or fax to
GIRLS NEEDED for photo shoot, must be
18 or over. Excellent pay. (904)422-0463.
NURSES (RN OR LPN)
Weekends, 7am to 7pm, at a Premier
Retirement Community Health Center.
Applications available at .Fleet Landing
Security Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-9447;
email to: Jobs@fleetlanding.com EOE/
FULL time Monday - Friday with excellent
benefits at Premier Retirement Communi-
ty. Applications available, at Fleet Landing
Security, Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233; Fax resume to
(904)246-9447; email . to:
firstname.lastname@example.org Website at
www.fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-Free
* * *
Lawn service seeks individual -to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
VETERINARY TECHNICIAN for busy ani-
mal hospital 285-7924.
Local Swimming Pool Company located at
the Beaches, looking for Office Manager
for high paced Pool Service Maintenance
and Repair Division. Duties include sched-
uling service technicians for repairs, man-
aging departmental billing, handling cus-
tomer requests and performing office sup-
port functions for this department. Need
excellent customer service and organiza-
tional skills, computer experience with
Word, Excel, and Accounting software. Of-
fice management experience required. Ex-
perience working in a service type envi-
ronment, such as plumbing, electrical,
HVAC a major plus. Email resume to ju-
email@example.com or fax to 904-249-
8801 or complete application at SurfSide
Pools - 313 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250. Compensation depend-
ent on experience. Benefit package avail-
Seeking responsible reliable individuals.
Must be bondable. Serious inquiries only..
Leave msg at 716-8824.
SALON, BOOTH rental, Atlantic Beach.
Contact Susan, 241-1020.
FAMILY PARTNERS- Beaches- Seeking
Infant & Toddler Caregivers, Preschool
Teachers and VPK Teachers. Full and
Part-time positions available. Experience
preferred. Will train enthusiastic individu-
als with lots of common sense and a gen-
uine love for children. Call 246-0882 or fax
KUHN FLOWERS- JACKSONVILLE
We are currently accepting applications
for permanent full-time & part-time sales
and full-time delivery personnel. Sales
should have excellent typing and commu-
nication skills, good spelling ability and
must be highly motivated. Delivery drivers
must have a current valid driver's license.
We offer competitive salary, paid vacation
and medical & dental insurance. We are a
drug free work place. Apply in person at
3802 Beach Blvd. or 832-10 AlA N. Tour-
nament Plaza, Ponte Vedra . No phone
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT w/some
. showroom sales duties as needed at a
well established marble and 'granite im-
porter, located at the beach. Knowledge of
stone materials anddesign helpful. Salary
and benefits negotiable upon experience.
Fax resume to: 241-3204.
ARLINGTON REAL Estate firm seeks F/T
Bookkeeper w/ A/R, A/P exp. Quickbooks
a plus. Fax resume w/salary requirements
REAL ESTATE office, experienced secre-
tary wirh cornpuler knowledge, license
preferred, fax resume to 273-4848.
PREP COOK,' line cook needed at Bruc.
ci's Pazza in Ponle Veara Beach Apply in
person at 880 Hwy A1A, Suile 8 or call
lan a1 280-7677
OPTOMETRY. Wesi Beaches. From
desk. customer service. all otlice aspects
Friendly perionaliry. ability lo mulli-iask
bookkeeping PC medical office experi-
ence a plus. Fax resume lo 221-6504
Multi-line phones clerical & lionl desk ou-
Ties. Must have strong computer & people,
skills Fax resume to 273-2475
EXPERIENCED FLOORING SALES
PERSON vlainly Beaches area Fax re-
sume 2. 7-9036
Positions Available n
Human Resources Coord. Reservations Group Coord.
Engineering Admin. Coord. Sales Admin. Assist.
SR. Executive Admin. Assist. Event Mgmt Admin. Assist.
Front Desk Supervisor Golf Shop Coordinator u
Recreation Attendant Cafe on the Green Server .
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We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits,
opportunities for advancement and
a caring management.staff.
Please apply in person Tuesday- Friday. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. or by appt.
1000 PGA TOUR Boulevard; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Job Hotline: (904) 280-7070
L- LookForard o Metin Yo Soon
We are currently accepting applications for energetic, customer
service oriented team members for the following positions:
Men's Locker Room Attendant
Overnight Guest Services/Bellperson
Retail Associate/Lobby Greeter
Great opportunity to work in an oceanfront resort with
terrific earning potential. We offer an excellent benefits package
including medical/dental, life insurance, sick and vacation days,
and discounts at our retail outlets, golf course and spa.
Apply in person to:
607 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, PonteVedra Beach
De cemher 1. 2006
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Agents: 256-0123 .,
COMPANION CAREGIVER seeking
position. Mature, trustworthy lady will give
loving care to the elderly Inci. light house-
keeping. References. Call Gerda
COMPANION SITTING or child care,
housekeeping and more. PVB referen-
IN HOME CARE, services including:
companionship, preparing meals, light
housekeeping, shopping, transporiat on
and more Dependaole. affordable. Spe-
cial packages available. Call HOME
IF YOU are inlerested in advenising under
Inis category please call 904-249-9033 or
e-mail classified@beachesleader corn
CARE GIVER, honest & dependable: CPR
& First Aid certllied: 353-5390, 910-0878
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, wiwarranty $129 Can deliver.
BUSINESS CARDS- 2000 full color, two
sided, $99. Call 710-7957.
S . $ $
Large selection of holiday, designer
and brand names. Hand quilted lap
robes. New earrings $1 each! Great pri-
ces! Sizes jr. 0-24W. JJ's Clothes Clos-
et, 695 Atlantic Blvd.
$ .$: ' $
DOUBLE FRENCH doors. $50: windows-
2X5, 3X5, 4X5, your cnoice $25 Good
BARGAIN MEMBERSHIP! Ponie Vedra
Golf & Country Club at Sawgrass Trans-
lerabie silver single. includes social' ten-
nis, nalt price goil. Transferred wiln club
WHITE VINYL plastic fencing. 80 n wdh
posts and cap $150 247-7550 or
NEW BOYS BIKE. red Mongoose
'Sirike', assembled 20', greal under
Xmas Tree $80 ($120 retail) 270-2160
TREADMILL PROFORM 622EXP. great
condition. calorie/ pulse monitor. $200,
WASHER, DRYER. heavy-duty/ super-ca.
pacity. exc cond : $175 ea . Can deliver &
Choose & cut live irees from 2000 shaped
Cedar & Leyland Cypress. 1-10 WesI to
Hwy 125. exi. at Glen SI. Mary. go 12
ml't , ih nn hu Hv 12a 5 Air... (n, . .nnc.
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NOTICE TO READERS Rudolph's Christmas Tree Farm.
WARrING. WHILE Inns newspaper does 1904)259-7703
nol knowingly accept business opportunity
ads whicn require you to pay a lee to gel BED- KING mattress set. $289 Can de-
informalion or Ihat reter you lo 976-or 900. liver (9041391-0015
phone numbers which will resull in sub- 2 KINGSIZE Deds w.iames, Sterns&Fos-
sianlial charges 1i your phore bill. mhe lert Sena Perfect Sleeper. Boln clean
newspaper cannot guarantee the validir ty qtry . .beo $L00ea Can deliver
of oteinngs in this classiicalion II any ad"' ?'3
Jenier require jyou to incu.r .pri4re, serftl. .hin r i' C. .
ice charges or pay a lee to learn me na- HENKEL- HARRIS, Manogany ainingroom
lure o01 me opponuniry please report II io table. 6 chairs 2 leaves & pads, 2 ir-leg
The Beaches Leader. 249-9033. table base. china cabinet. $1200 tor both
ICE CREAM Shop tor sale in All Bcr,.
Owner moving. 241.6664
ACTIVE NANNY honest dependable.
iransponailion & references $10-$12 hr.
any area CPR & First Aoid PT or FT.
FULL-TIME. PART-TIME housekeeper &
laundry Isabel at 540-6499
or $800 ladle. $400 cabinel 249-9395
TRAIN TABLE- Like newly Bougnl Xmas
2004. son aian l use Oclagon shape
witins underneath Track, accessories
and Thomas the Trains included. $150
CHRISTMAS ITEMS SAMPLE SALE
Liquidating last year's holiday inventory.
Two's Company- Tag- Dept 56- Caspara
and many more brands., iems such as or-
naments, gil bags, decorations, staltion-
ary, candies, slockings, mugs, napkins
and many more. Greal gill ideas. Call
543-9467 or 662-4237.
I ----- ------ -FOR SALs
WHIRLPOOL WASHER & Dryer, $75/ea.
30 day warranty. Deliver, $20. 318-8173,
BOFLEX, FUTON, sofa, saxophone, an-
sonia French clock, marble coffee table, 5
piece rattan ensemble, 5 drawer chest,
THOMAS TRAIN and table set, rocking
horse deluxe play kitchen, ridable battery
jeep, log cabin, slide play set. Patio furni-
ture. All like new Christmas ideas.
SPEEDAIR 5.5 gas air compressor. Brand
new, was $830, sell $600, 613-6042.
MOVING SALEI Stereo Hi-Fl, radio, re-
corder and tape player in glass cabinet,
was $1000 only $125. Lazy Boy leather
recliner $140. 2-drawer metal filing cabinet
$10. Wicker armchair $25. 285-0084.
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499.
Can deliver. 858-9350.
FREE DIABETIC supplies!-Medicare pa-
tients! Call Us Toll Free (866)294-3476
and receive a free meter! Am-Med Quality
KENMORE REFRIGERATOR & Frigidaire
slide-in elec. range. Both white 5yy/o, in
great cond. $150 ea. Buy together or sep-
arate. Call (9041-73-3111.
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed
wimarlress & boe spring Must sell. S395
Can deliver 19041858-9350
1940 MAHOGANY dining room able and
six reproduction chairs excellent condi-
tion., 800 242-9173 after 6pm
16' LAWN Trailer, dual axle 2' mesh
sides like new. 51000 OBO. Olner misc
equipment available 285-2952
COMMERCIAL FRYER & large auiomaiic
Hobart slicer. 742-76,14',
7 FT. pool. table with q-sticks, balls, etc.
HOME DECORATORS,' heirloom sink
cabinet. Solid porcelain basin, black gran-,
ite top. antique cherry. 39.5hx47wx 23.5d.
3 monins old $450 273-6022.
WHITE GOLD diamond stud earrings, .50
ct. tw Appraised $1400, asking $475.
White gold diamond slud earrings. 1 50 ci.
tw Appraised $8900. asking $3500 Call
KENMORE WASHER. Dryer $150. Corn
puier desks $40 & misc. items. 1989 Pon.
tiac FireDird. best ofler, 404-5734
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
inslalled or $899 249 8877.
HEART PINE T & G Ilooring cut locally
Irom anlique Pine climbers Large quality
w! incredible dark patina LiC #ST5903
Florida Heanwood 249.8310
IF YOU are interested in advenising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classilied@''beachesleader corn
1246-1933 * 619 Atlantic Blvd.I
KIDS GARAGE sale, lots ot stlured anti
mail. books loys. and some adull stufl
too Sat.. 12'2 10am. No early birds 937
4th Ave. No
FURNITURE HOME & holiday decora.
lions, Dollex. bikes small appliances. Sat.,
12,2. 7am.3pm 3810 Ponie Vedra Cl 12
blocks south ol 361h SI I
CLOTHING SALE at St. Paul's Thou-
sands of ilems under ihe lent Beach Blvd.
at 61n Si, next Io Thrih Shop, Fri, 8am-
4pm: Sat. 8am-2pm, Sun , 10am-2pm $1
bag sale at 2pm
YARD SALE Satl, 12,'2/06, 8am Baby.
household items, corlee ladle. end tables.
721 6th Ave. So
BOAT STORAGE in
HARLEY V-ROD. 2004. smokey gold,
black, sport windscreen, some chrome 2k
miles $14.000. 821.9106.
2004 HARLEY Davidsori black. Sponsier
Roadsier, 1200cc 4460mi $7900.
1993 RM250, vern lasi. clear.n $1300 Call
2000 YAMAHA V-Star 1100cc. 7000
miles, great shape, $4000 firm,
KAWASAKI ZRX 1100, 1999, team green,
super clean, super quick, 16k miles,
YARD SALE- clothes, new and slightly
worn, knickknacks etc. Saturday 8am until
1281 Plantation Oaks Dr.
MULTIFAMILY: FURNITURE, clothes,
knickknacks, many items. No tools. Satur-
day only, 8am-3pm, 1202 2nd Ave. N.
SATURDAY 8AM-? 808 7th Ave North,
furniture, clothes, lots more.
MULTI-FAMILY SALE lots of misc. & holi-
day decor; weight bench. Saturday 8am-
until, Riptide Subdivision (off of South
SATURDAY, 7AM-12PM, 2003 Eastern
Drive. Lots of new items.
- BIG HOLIDAY sale! Tools, new & used,
collectables, Christmas gifts: Sat., 12/2;
7:30am-?, 2006 Grove St.-
SAT., 12/2, Annual sale, 8am-2pm. Pot-
tery kiln, books, tools, antiques, furniture,
bikes, household goodies. Lots of great
stuff. Courtney So. Bch, 3rd St. & 36th
HOLIDAY BAZAAR, Sat. 9-1pm. Gifts for
everyone on your list 223 8th Ave. S.
FURNITURE, HOUSEHOLD items. Satur-
day, 9am-12pm,; 240 Cedar Street.
MULTIFAMILY SALE, Neptune by the Sea
SaFurday 1212 & Sunday. 12'3,
509 Beachcomber Drive 241-7669
FURNITURE TV VCR m.cro*ave.
child s c ke, slurfe, animals, clothing and
much more Some are new Sal 12'2.'206.
8am-7 Rain dale, Sal 12,9'06 same lime
Hamlel Lane off Kings Rd Follow sigrs.
BABY ITEMS. children ciclning, coys. fur.
niture and much more Sal 7-11am, 1002
� Big Pine Key. ', . '
SELVA LAKES furniture. home access.
ries and much more - all quality 1026 Big
Pine Key, Sal 7 30am-2 30pm
ODDS & ENDS some pianis. Friday.
9am-4pm. 710 Rdlin Dr
FRI. 9AM furniture. nousewears jewelry.
toys, etic . 175 Semir.ole Rd
MOVING SALE inside house rain or shine
Furn.. rugs, lamps, household ilems &
much more Priced to0 ao 1417 Beach
Ave., Sal 8am- 1pmr
SATURDAY, 8AM-12PM. 29) Pine Sireet
LOIs and lots and loIs Of holiday decora-
lionsi Housenold & books loo
HOUSE CONTENTS Sal 9am -pm.
Books, art. lurniure TVs 27 Solana Rd
least 01 A1Ai
PONTE VEDRA Moving Sale Furniture,
antique;. electronics household' goods.
etc 216 San Juan Drive Sal. 7am.2pm
DOLPtiINE COVE 17 Bon.ia Drive Friday
& Saturday. 8am-12pm, rain or srine los0
dl xmas goodies and much more,
VILLA DEL MAR NEIGHBORHOOD
SATURDAY 8arrm lpm. You don'l wan i to
miss this one Ali me end oi Thousand
FCA GOLF "CLOTHES" OUT SALE! Fri.
day, December 1 from lpm-4pm. Salur.
day, December 2 ironm Bam-2pm Clearing
our iIems from our 1all events so all ilems
are priced to sell Please come check ii.
ouii 5150 Palm Valley Road, Sure 400.
Ponite Vedra Beach 904.273.9541
PONTE VEDRA on Ocean! Antiques.
3 Dn Rm sets Formal mahogany cule
country. lab. ornate French. Inlaid chesi.
demilune. Leather chaise, chairs Herend.
R Canton, Huge Deln urns Sets slerl.
Versailles. Chantilly, big lea set more
W.ford, old cui crys OQig art: Draper Em-
mett Fritz, Baskin, more Great mirrors.
lamps, bedroom lurn Jewelry, 14K. di-
am.. coslume. Fiesia, Heisey depr Koich.
en. gar pair full! Ocean kayak Early
No's *' 228 41h Ave S Jax Beach
8am-Aner &is5,comeito 135 Ronte:Vedra
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1995 JAGUAR Vanden Plas, 4 door se-
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2002 JAGUAR X-type 3.0 Sport. Certi-
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1993 CADILLAC Seville, looks and runs
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1988 MUSTANG 5.0 convertible, needs
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1995 FORD Explorer Eddie Bauer Ed.;
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1991 HONDA Accord, gray, 5spd., 4cyl.,
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1 Fairy tale villain
5 Commercial award
9 Soldier's addr.
12 Radio show host
16 Asian nation
17 Aaron & others
19 John, in Kiev
21 Goes to sleep,
24 Make fancy
25 Famed prison site, once
26 Unique people
27 Comes up
28 Stadium cries
30 Capital city
31 Caught ; began to
34 Whitney and namesakes,
35 Fraulein, in Bilbao: abbr.
36 Mlagnavox rival
45 Small amount
46 Piece of residue, .
48 Is wrong
49 Welcome visitor
55 Daily ritual, for some
60 West & others
64 Evonne Goolagong's
65 Trunk item
66 Police alert, familiarly
69 Holds the same
72 Intestinal parts
73 Cheese variety_ ,...,_
74 Big Rock Candy, for
75 Presidential nickname
76 Musical instrument
77 "_, meeny..."
78 Gazes at
84 Italian number
85 Comes in first
87 Cuts of meat
88 Penicillin source
89 Bookish fellows
. 90 Nav. officer
91 Changed into
95 _ tre, .
99 Very zealous
, 100 Love exclusively
S'104 Rocket's destination
105 Mrs. Charlie Chaplin
106 Opposite of "Welcome!"
10.7 Become firm
109 Chemist Harold C. _
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2 Isle of Man resident
3 Campus group: abbr.
4 Pope and Emerson
5 Harmonized hymns
6 Religious men
7 Agnes in Acapulco
S8 Approves, for short
9 Says with conviction.
,12 Car accessory
13 Spanish ones
15 19 Across, in Berlin
19 Take _: relax
20 Actress Gibbs
22 Upright, inscribed slab
23 Let loose
30 Proper, correct: pref.
31 Went on stage
32 Assisi resident
33 Time periods
35 Snake's greeting
36 Color once again
40 Sad items
50 Proverbial crowd
51 Like a Persian cat
52 Use a soapbox
53 Household pest
55 Military installations
59 SeveralfBritish rivers
62 Underground system
63 English Channel feeder
64 Kett of the comics and
65 Be in harmony
66 At _; perplexed
67 Bush challenger
68 Wedding announcement
72 Annoyed reply to a
78 Manicurist's item
79 "__ Music in the Air"
80 Wait on , (
81 Day _; very special time
82 Stoats' coats
83 Alpine refrain
85 High heel wearers
88 George Pataki's
89 Everybody's button
91 Bleats /
92 I forerunners
93 Aloha, in the Boot
94 Fancy trim
95 Sovereign '"
97 Goose egg
98 Low cart
100 Broom Hilda, for orie
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by WALTER BRANCH
1. What future U.S. state saw the death of the
explorer Captain James Cook in 1779?
2. What color food did ancient Greeks have a
taboo against eating?
3. Who did his famous paintings from birds
he shot, before a society devoted to bird preser-
* ' ration was named in his honor?
: 4. What imprisoned drug lord was miffed to
learn his brother's million-dollar horse had been
abducted and returned castrated?
S 5. What singer-producer was the biggest box-
office actress of the 1970s?
6. What space shuttle was the first to land on
wheels like an airplane?
7. What nation's flag was referred to in World
War II as a "meatball""
8. What make of 1964 convertible did Nick
Nolte drive in "48 Hours?"
9. What industrialist regarded cows as ineffi-
cient and unsanitary, vowing in 1921: "The cow
10. What upscale mineral water outfit had to
admit to artificial carbonation in 1990?
Trivia Time Answers
1. Hawaii; 2' Red; 3. John James
Audubon; 4. Pablo Escobar; 5. Barbra Streisand;
6. The Columbia; 7. Japan's; 8. A Cadillac; 9.
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S lCur wHoroscope
by CHARLES COOPER
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You need to
maintain your professional decorum at work.
Leave what is happening at home right where
it belongs. Later in the week, you sort things
TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Money is an
issue this week between you and your mate.
You're upset at what you see as undue holiday
extravagance. Relax; things get better after the
GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) No one can take
advantage of you without your permission.
Stop letting that certain co-worker get over on
you. Once you put your foot down, you gain
the respect you deserve.
CANCER (June 21 to July 22) You're tied up
in knots over the coming holidays. Don't push
yourself so hard. Family members are ready
and eager to.pitch in.
LEO (July 23 to August 22.1 A holiday bonus
you'd been expecting is taken off the table.
Instead of whining about it, readjust your
budget. You counted too much on what you
didn't actually have in hand.
VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Avoid
the temptation to stick your nose Into some-
one else's business. While you feel you have
the solution for this person, it's taken as med-
dling. Focus on your own interests.
LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) bYou
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overhear a conversation which isn't flattering
to you. Avoid confronting the perpetrators.
These are people who just love to indulge in
SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21)
You're all wound up as the week begins. Try to
take a deep breath and prioritize. This week-
end, you play catch-up.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December
21) Your concentration is off this week. That's
fine since everyone can have an off week. Co-
workers are happy to come to your aid.
CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19)
While you have a very specific idea in mind
concerning the holidays, family members
aren't cooperative. Instead of dictating, get
everyone's input. By week's end, you all come
to a mutually satisfactory agreement.
AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 181
Things aren't going as smoothly as you'd like,
both at work and at home. Ride out this rocky
time. Some around you are just a bit over-
wrought and need to work it through.
. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) You're a
bit insecure in the romance department. Try
not to force the issue. This could have the
opposite effect you want.
CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS: Tyra Banks,
December 4; Little Richard, December 5; Aaron
Carter, December 7; Teri Hatcher, December 8;
Kenneth Branagh, December 10.
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Submarines are always referred to as
"boats," except in some formal documents.
The term, U-Boat, is sometimes used for
German submarines in English.
* * **
In 1995 the Royal Norwegian Navy
became the first navy in the world to
appoint a female submarine captain
* * *
Submarines are painted black for the
same reason soldiers in Iraq wear desert
camouflage Underwater, a black, sub
blends m with surroundings to help avoid
The first military submarine was Turtle, a
hand-powered egg-shaped device designed
by the American David Bushnell to accom-
modate a single man.
* * *
Submariners are among the most heavi-
ly cross-trained personnel in the U.S. mili-
tary. Each must know how to do everyone
else's job in case of an onboard emergency.
A nuclear-reactor operator, for example,
also must know how to fire a torpedo, send
a radio message, contain a leak or trace an
g* * *
Submarines often are referred to as "The
Silent Service" because they operate surrep-
titiously. Much of their work is classified
and intelligence-related, for example, tap-
ping into the underwater telephone cables
of the former Soviet Union during the
The first U.S. submarine was used - not
very successfully - in the Civil War era. By
1900, the Navy had a version that held six
crew members and had a 45-horsepower
steam engine. It dove to a depth of 75 feet.
By comparison, modern subs are nuclear-
powered, hold more than 100 crew mem-
bers, and can travel more than 800 feet
below the sea's surface - the precise depth
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