The Beaches leader
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Creation Date: December 20, 2006
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Midweek Edition December 20, 2006



Vol. 44, No. 52


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


Lighted boats

on parade

See A-12


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A series of projects designed
to improve traffic flow in south
Jacksonville Beach %\ill be done
one yeai sooner, transportation
officials confirmed Monday.
Mike Goldman of the Florida
Department of Transportation
said a project to synchronize
traffic signals between 9th
Avenue North and Marsh
Landing Parkway will be com-
pleted in 2007/08 rather in the
originally scheduled 2008/09
planning year.
The $1.9 million signaliza-
tion project would also tie in to
plans to resurface that portion
of A1A. The cost to repave the
2.4 mile section of the state-
owed roadway is $5.1 million.
"It would make more sense
from a construction standpoint

Penman Road study
is planned, See A-3
as well as a motorist standpoint
to have all of this done at
once," Goldman said
City Manager George Forbes
Monday said he is also putting
some added pressure on the
FDOT to install a traffic signal
at 16th Avenue South and
Osceola Avenue in 2007.
"We would like to get that
area done right away," he said.
"We'd like the whole project
moved up if possible."
In May, 2005, some members
of the Jacksonville Beach City
Council expressed concern that
the 2008-09 time frame origi-
nally slated for the AlA signal
work was "too far back."
See A1A, A-3

JB to create vision

for downtown area
Public hearings will be planned

Years of improvements
turned the once-blighted area
of downtown Jacksonville
Beach into a commercial dis-
trict booming with entertain-
ment, dining and shopping.
Yet, city officials are still
looking ahead to changes that
could keep the downtown area
moving forward.
"The council wants to look at
where to go from here," City
Manager George Forbes said
Tuesday. "Let's not forget that
10 years ago the downtown
area was run down with vacant
buddings and a horrible look.
Today it's a vibrant downtown
with parking, an entertainment
district and restaurants."
The Downtown Revisioning
Project will continue the revi-
talization of the Central
Business District and
Downtown Redevelopment
Forbes said a series of public
meetings will be held in the



due soon
A recommendation by the
Special Magistrate regarding
the mediation between the
city of Neptune Beach and the
property owners where a Wal-
Mart was proposed will be
published by Dec. 26, accord-
ing to city attorney Chris
White. Originally a decision
was expected by Dec. 22.
Both sides have submitted
suggestions for the final rec-
ommendation as requested by
the Special Magistrate.
Although both sides have
written their suggestions to
the Special Magistrate, he will
still make his own recommen-
Each side will have 45 days
to respond once it has been

first quarter of .2007 to deter-
mine "what do we need to do
"We've come a long way and
we've done a great job but we
are never done," he said. "We
are looking at what do we want
to do in the next five to 10
As new buildings are con-
structed and existing structures
are rebuilt, Forbes said develop-
ing architectural standards is
just one example of how city
officials could maintain the
look of the downtown area.
He said promoting mLxed-
use developments could also
provide a diverse blend of resi-
dential and commercial proj-
ects with upper level parking to
"make sure everything fits."
Forbes said the revisioning
project will also "dovetail nice-
ly" with a package of planned
infrastructure improvements in
the Downtown Redevelopment

New tax office is open
The tax collector's office that
serves the Beaches area
that recently moved from
Atlantic Beach to Neptune
Beach's Tradewinds Plaza
will hold a grand opening at
its new location, 1505
Atlantic Boulevard, Thursday
at 10 a.m. The office opened
for operations on Monday.

Santa Claus makes early visits

-recently. Above left, St. Nicholas visited children at
Neptune Beach Elementary School. Above right,
Santa Claus is garbed in his more traditional red suit
and puts a sleigh-bell headband on almost-3-year-old
~ ,~. ~ Emily Roberts. She visited the bearded gent over the
weekend to enjoy Breakfast with Santa and share a
wish list. Three-year-old Elijah Dillard, left, wearing a
~ ~. Santa cap, sits on one of the Jolly Ole Elf's knees
during a breakfast held at Adventure Landing.
'Top left photo submitted, other photos by Chuck Adams

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Donning different outfits, St. Nicholas, aka Santa
' ,, , Claus, visited several locations at the Beaches

Holiday w ill close offiecently. Above left, St. Nichols anvisited children at
Garbage collection schedules will be altered in all communities
Santa Claus is garbed in his more traditional red suit
..... ----and puts a sleigh-bell headband on almost-3-year-old
74 lq, , .Emily Roberts. She visited the bearded gent over the
weekend to enjoy Breakfast with Santa and share a
: , , i :wish list. Three-year-old Elijah Dillard, left, wearing a
'. i, ...Santa cap, sits on one of the Jolly Ole Elf's knees
i during a breakfast held at Adventure Landing.

Top left photo submitted. other photos by Chu&k Adamvs

Holiday will close offces, schools and more

Garbage collection schedules will be altered in all communities

Trash collection schedules will change
next week due to the Christmas. holiday.
Jacksonville Beach
In Jacksonville Beach, there will be no
trash service on Monday, Christmas Day.
All of Monday's regularly scheduled
routes (garbage and recycling) will be
collected on Tuesday, Dec. 26, along
with Tuesday's regularly scheduled
routes. Jacksonville Beach City Hall will
be closed Monday.
On New Year's Day, there will be no
change in service for the New Year holi-
day. Regularly scheduled collections
(garbage and recycling) will occur on
Monday, Jan. 1..
Atlantic Beach
Atlantic Beach City Hall will be closed
Friday and Monday for the holidays.
Regularly scheduled garbage pick up
for Monday will be collected on Tuesday

during the week of Dec. 24. Tuesday pick
ups will be collected on Wednesday.
Yard waste will be collected on
Tuesday. The city also sent out notices
that yard waste, which is regularly sched-
uled for collection on Mondays, will per-
manently be collected on Wednesdays
beginning Jan. 1.
Neptune Beach
Neptune Beach City Hall will be closed
Monday and Tuesday for the holidays.
Regularly scheduled garbage pick up for
Mondays will be collected on Tuesday
during the week of Dec. 24. Tuesday pick
ups will be collected on Wednesday.
Yard waste will be collected on
* * *
Jacksonville government offices will be
closed on Monday, Tuesday and on
Monday, Jan. 1.

Offices that will be closed will include:
City Hall; all Tax Collector branch
offices: the Duval County Courthouse;
offices and clinics of the Duval County
Health Department; and all public
library branches.
In Jacksonville, residential garbage,
yard waste and recycling will not be col-
lected on Christmas day. Collection will
shift one day forward for the week of
Dec. 25. For example, those residents
whose collection day is typically on
Monday will receive service on Tuesday.
There will be no change in collection
schedules or facility hours for New Year's
Duval County public schools will be
closed beginning Thursday for winter
holiday and classes will not resume until
Jan. 8.
Financial institutions will be closed on
Christmas Day.

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2007 Beaches



December 20, 2006

The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

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actual error. The publisher
assumes no financial respon-
sibility for omissions.

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up to one year. To research or
review articles published
more than one year ago,
bound copies of the newspa-
per are available at the office.
Microfilm copies of the news-
paper are available at the
Beaches Branch Library and
Ponte Vedra Beach branch

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High: 67 Low: 59

Mostly Cloudy
High: 70 Low: 59

Scat'd T-storms
High: 73 Low: 64

Scat'd T-storms
High: 74 Low: 62

Scat'd T-storms
High: 72 Low: 59

Day High Low
Monday 74 46
Tuesday 75 50
Wednesday 77 61.
Thursday 71 62
Friday 72 54
Saturday 73 46
Sunday 79 49


Rainfall for the week ............................0.00"
Normal Rainfall for the Week* ..............0.56"
Departure from Normal for the Week ...-0.56"

Rainfall for the Year ............................34.60"
Normal Rainfall for the Year* .............51.17"
Departure from Normal for the Year ...-16.57"
* Normals for Jacksonville Beach

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Teach Fido to heel
Dog obedience classes spon-
sored by the City of
Jacksonville Beach's Recreation
and Parks Department will be
offered beginning Tuesday,
Jan. 2 Six weekly sessions of
"Canine Manners" classes will
focus on using motivational
methods & discussion of
behavioral issues. The first
class will run from 7:15 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. and will be conduct-
ed without dogs. Remaining
classes will run from 7:15 p.m.
to 8 p.m. and will include
dogs. The fee for the class is
_ $65. Dogs..ages_. 12 .1-eeks
through adult -may participate
if they ha ve pairvo-distemper
and rabies vaccinations. Class
size is limited to 12 and pre-
registration is needed. Classes
are held at the Recreation
Department-321 N. Penman
Road. For mail-in application,
registration information, and

site directions - phone i
tor Colleen Whalen O(
399-5343. The classes
taught by Colleen WVhal

3 win at Town Cent
Three people won gift
cates for Beaches Town
Merchants as part of th
chant's association offer
promotion in connection
a program to encourage
pers to make their pu
locally. The object was t
public attention to the b
derived by the whole ci
nity, by shopping loc
independently owned
and businesses. The v
of association gift cert
are: $300 winner:
Hamm ; $200 winner:
Nelson ; and $100 v
Marsha Flock.

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Kaylee Hoffman, left, and Kayley DeLay of Jacksonville
Beach sit on Santa's knees when he makes an appear
Saturday at the Tumer Ace Garden Center on Marsh
Landing Parkway. The Jacksonville Beach Police
Department sponsored his visit.

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Speed hump info
The Atlantic Beach


Commission has taken no
I action on the speed humps
requested by some residents in
er Selva Linkside.
certifi- Police Chief David
Center Thompson told the commis-
ee mer- sion last week in a follow up
ering a report that he still" does not
in with recommend the speed humps.
shop- There are 900 vehicles per
rchases day that travel on Linkside
o draw Drive, which breaks down to
benefits 38 vehicles per hour, according
ommu- to his report,.
ally at Mayor Don Wolfson askedif
stores he could research the. traffic
winners patterns between 7 a.m. and 7
ificates p.m., rather than how many
Bailey vehicles drive through the area
Julie in a 24-hour period.

Moody project goes to
state for review
The city of Jacksonville has
transmitted the amendment
application for the Moody
* Marine property to the state
for review, according to
Atlantic Beach Planning and
Development Director Sonya
Members of the Pablo Point
Civic Association and residents
of the neighborhood have
requested help from Atlantic
Beach to stop the proposed
mixed use waterfront develop-
ment of the marsh area on the
Moody Marine property,
which is under the Atlantic
Boulevard Bridge.
The city of Atlantic Beach
has requested that It receive a
copy of the transmittal review
because development could
affect hurricane evacuation
Traffic interruptions
mnce Traffic may be interrupted
on several Ponte Vedra streets
this week because of road
work, as follows:



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Open Every Day until Christmas

* Palm Valley Road today
and Thursday for shoulder
* Ponte Vedra EIoulevard
from Mickler's to Sawgrass for
tree trimming.
* Solana Road, San Juan.
Drive, Ponte Vedra Circle, San
Juan Circle, Pablo Road, Pablo
Terrace, Miranda Road and San
Diego Drive for asphalt seal-

Memory loss support
A support meeting for those
caring for someone with
Alzheimer's, memory loss or
similar conditions will be held
at 1:30 p.m. Thursday m St.
Augustine. The meeting is held
at the St. lohns County
Council on Aging's Coastal
Community Center, 180

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Penman Road improvements

to be studied by Jax Beach

Virginia Maxted maintains order in the toy room at BEAM offices Monday prior to volunteers deliv-
ering gifts to needy children.;

AB district representative group

to get educated before opining

Mayor Don Wolfson initiat-
Next IImeetingiy ed the idea to form the com-
Smittee and study district rep-
I .S 1n, 2.- at presentation after several citi-
zens complained that they
Sit\/ 'all 'were not being equally repre,
AB.J Clty .1f., .. rentedd. The commission has
never -had a represetftiiel
- .." ,.',. " ' from west of Mayport RO'dd,S
b\ ALEXANDRA KLIMMERNES City Manager Jim Hanson
STAFF \W'RITER said." However, there has also
Education is the initial goal never been a .candidate who
of the district representation has run for election from that'
study committee recently part of town, either, he said.
formed in Atlantic Beach to The committee consists of.
determine if the city should 15 Atlantic Beach residents
change from an at-large struc- who come from a variety of
ture to district representation. backgrounds.,
At their first meeting "It really is a nice mix," said
Wednesday, committee mem- Fletcher, speaking of the
bers established their overall group.
goals for the committee. . The committee also spent
Chairman Lyman Fletcher s6me time determining the'
outlined the process he said areas to be examined more,
should be followed, including specifically and formed thiee
education, evaluation of subcommittees to study them.
resources and options and a One subcommittee will
deliberation phase. study the pros and cons of'
The committee has until 'district representation, which
June. 30 to complete a report will include reading literature
on whether or not the city on the subject, studying theo-
should move to district repre- ries and examining .other
sentation or if it should con- cities of comparable size to
tinue its current at-large rep- learn what types of represen-
resenrtation. ' ation structures they use.

Cont. from A-1
Council members Monday
approved $220,770 ;in
Downtown Tax Increment
Trust Fund monies to.increase
the amount of on-street park-
ing, install new storm water
piping and .renovate the por-
tion of the seawalk between
Beach Boulevard and 3rd
Avenue North.
A city planning committee
selected the engineering firm
GAI Consultants to complete
a comprehensive engineering
study and design required for

ithe multiphase road improve-.
ment project.
The Community
Redevelopment Agency last
August authorized city staff to
issue a request for proposals,
to identify any outstanding
utility and road work in the
Downtown Districti .
Downtown TIF monies will
be used to pay for the work
before the district expires inr
The district boundaries
extend from 13th Avenue
South to 9th Avenue North.

Cont. from A-l
"I don't see why in the world it should take
so long to correct a problem that is so severe,",
councilman Rick Knight said referring to sig-'
nals along AIA from 9th Avenue North to.
Marsh Landing Parkway.
The improvements also include an overlay
of Beach Boulevard, eliminating one of the
traffic lights at 22nd and 23rd Avenue South
and replacing existing traffic signals with mast
arm signals to provide a uniform look and
improve safety during a storm.
"It is a hurricane related project as opposed
to a congestion-management . project,"
Planning and Development Director Steve
Lindorff has said previously.
Timer systems will also be installed at the
existing pedestrian walk signals to better indi-
cate when to safely cross the street.
"They can be confusing. If you are in the
middle of the median and it changes colors

,Another subcommittee will
research demographics,
,including population, antici-:
pated population growth and
voter turnout, for example.
The last subcommittee will
be in charge of community
outreach : and ' involvement.
.'llti At *jeciJv.xeis tduianalyze
the history of past elections,
voting patterns and go out
into the community to talk to
people about their thoughts
and concerns.' , ,
The committee determined
dates for the next three meet-
ings; based 'on' when the
majority of people would be
able to meet.
The next, meeting will be
held Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in com-
mission chambers, at 800
Seminole Road. Hanson will
try to coordinate two speakers
for the next meeting, Jerry
Holland, the supervisor of,
elections, and Lynn Tipton
from the .Florida League of
Cities to educate the group on
election information and var-
ious voting options.
The committee also dis-
cussed the possibility of hold-
ing two public hearings to
gain community insight.

Planning and Development
Director Steve Lindorff
,Tuesday said the city is await-
ing a scope of .services and fee
quote from the urban design
firm of Glatting Jackson who
'will complete the work.
The firm was also tapped to
work with the community
and city officials to develop a
conceptual design plan for.
improvements to Penman
Road from Beach Boulevard to
Seagate Avenue.

from green to red, people don't know whether
to go," Forbes said. "What it is telling people
on the curb is not to start [crossing the
The new timer system will count down from
,60 seconds to give, pedestrians a "real clear
idea how long they have to get across the
street," .he said.
City officials have also worked for years to
push the alignment of the light at Ponte Vedra
Boulevard with Jacksonville Drive: That proj-
ect, Forbes said, is online for 2008.
Forbes said the FDOT has worked in tandem
with the city to develop a time table for con-
struction to appease both the city and the
transportation agency.
"They have been very cooperative," he said.
"We are all working very hard to get this done.
This is a very important and very positive proj-
ect for AlA."'

"I'm happy to see it get going."
Funds to complete the proj-
ect were included in a past
budget but the Metropolitan
Planning Organization reallo-
cated the monies for a different
The city has already rebuilt
the southern portion. of
Penman Road from Beach
Boulevard through Wingate
Park to the Golf Course and is
working on 9th Street.
Improvements are also -sched-
uled along portions of AlA in
City officials also awarded a
$1,682,375 bid to R & B
Contracting to realign the
southern and northern legs of
Penman Road;.
"This also does a lot as far as
getting us a decent size turning
lane when you are turning
north onto Penman Road from

Jacksonville Beach officials
will be looking to the commu-
nity early next year to help
identify ways to improve
Penman Road.
City Manager. George Forbes
Tuesday said a series of public'
meetings will begin next
month to develop an improve-
ment plan without widening
the two-lane county road.
"We've talked to county staff
for a while about the improve-
ments we want along Penman
Road," he said. "The problem is
whenever they ask us what
exactly we want, I can't ade-
quately answer that question."
The City Council Monday
authorized the urban design
firm of Glatting Jackson to
draft a .conceptual right of way
design at a cost not to exceed
$19,500 for the portion of
Penman Road from. Beach
Boulevard to Seagate Avenue.
"I've discussed this matter
several times with Jacksonmille
officials and the problem
always starts with the question
'what do we want to do?'"
Foibes said.
"I believe the best way to,
answer this question would be
to.hire an urban design firm to"
review this roadway and with
public input, design a concept
plan. We could then take the
concept plan rto Jacksonville
and request that they coriplete
the final design and construc-
tion." ..
Forbes saidthe design team
will work with the citizens and
the city. officials to come up
with a plan to improve traffic,
Pedestrian and bicycle safety
and aesthetics in the project
S"I just, want to say thank
you. One of my pet peeves
when I was ru n ni ng for council
was to get the Penman Road
deal started," newly elected
Councilman Tom Taylor said.

HearingS on
sidewaTks set

A public hearing will be held
in the future to allow Atlantic
B3eachi res'idehts'to voice their
cohceiris about propdic.d side-
walk construction that would'
interfere with some residents'
' Portions of the.. sidewalk
along Rose and Orchid Street
have an excessive: cross-slope,
according to a report from
Public Works Director Rickl
Carper, and many citizens have
told the commission that
something needs to be done to
correct the problem.
The sidewalk was built to
meet the slope of the land and
follows its contours, which is
Why there is a slope of more
than 2 percent in some areas,
according to City Manager Jim
Ha n son, who further explained
that this is not a "rich, side of
town versus poor side of town
Carper provided a list of
other sidewalks in the area that
also have an excessive cross-
To fix the sidewalk would
require driveway reconstruc-,
tion and would affect seven or
eight residential houses, he
The commission suggested a
public hearing so that residents
would be aware of the amount
of construction involved and
how it will affect them. A date
will be set'for the hearing.


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Beach Boulevard," Forbes said.
'This takes.care of a huge prob-
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be able to directly cross Beach
Boulevard at a signalized inter-
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15th Street South will be elimi-
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Forbes said the widening of
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"This is one of the more
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Letters to the editor:

Answers lacking for west AB

To the editor:
I want to congratulate Ms.
Bischbf for writing a letter to
the editor. She raised lots of
issues which needs to be cor-
rected. Unfortunately, writing a
letter to the editor will not be
We live in a divided city,
where east of Seminole Road get
all the improvements -and west
of Seminole Road is ignored.
, Ms Bischof is right, there is
only one voice the Commission
hears and it comes from Mr.
[Michael] Hoffman. Residents
from west of Seminole Road do,
not attend Commission meet-
ings. That is why Ms. Bischof
thinks that the "median proj-
ect" will take care of, the acci-
dent problems on Mayport
If you have attended the pres-
entation(s) on the median proj-
ect, then you would know, that
the inside lanes on both sides of
the median was, reduced to, 10
Feet, 5 inches in order to comply
with the FDOT requirement for
a median to allow palm trees on
S the median.
Those inside lanes are .the
"fast" lanes and also next to the
waiting lanes for vehicles mak-
ing a left turn. At three (3) meet-.
S . ings I did not receive an answer
for the lengths of those turning

lanes. The way the traffic lights
will be synchronized, I don't
believe we will be able to stack
enough cars in those turning
Another problem is the
paving between the flowers and
trees on the medians. That
paving will be an invitation for
pedestrians and bicyclists to
save walking and cross where
the paving is located.
'It is like the "improved" inter-
section by City Hall. Squeezed
together, the stop signs are
improperly located and contus-
ing who should have the right
away. . .
In closing, I, would like to'
comment on the Comrfiittee on
District., representation. Their
task should be how to imple-
ment the switch to District
It should be simple: Finish the
job by the end of January 2007,
so it can be put-on the Spring
Election Ballot , and have
District Elections with
Candidates who live in the
District the) want to represent.
No change in the number of
Commissioners, elect them'
from their District and elect the
Mayor at Large.

Stephen A. Kuti
Atlantic Beach

Too many rules hurt citizens

To the editor:
The Neptune Beach City
Council is considering further
encroachment on property
owners rights. First it was taking
the tree trimming/cutting rights
from home owners, now it's
attempting to regulate the
building of docks/walkways by
home owners on their property.'
The building of docks is already
regulated by The Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection, the U.S.Army Corps
of Engineers and the St. Johns
River Water Management
District. A permit is required.
Further, Riparian Water
Rights grant property owners
,whose property is adjacent to a
body of %water the right to make
'reasonable use of it....including
the right to wharf out to a point
of na'igability; the nght to erect
structures such as docks, piers,
and boat lifts; and the right to
use the water for domestic pur-
poses. Riparian Rights also
depend upon "reasonable use"
as it relates to other riparian
owners to ensure that the rights
of one riparian owner are
weighed fairly and equitably
with rights of adjacent riparian
The fear of a marina scare tac-
tic was stated by a councilman.
That smoke screen won't work
as marinas are also regulated by
Federal and State laws. Now fear
of blocking the- scenic view'of
the waterway from the Kings
Road Bridge is being used. All
docks/walk'ways to the east of
the bridge are at the level of the
top of the marsh grass and
blend in favorably with the'
marsh environment. People do
not stop on Kings Road to view
the scenic marsh,..... it is not a
tourist attraction, and....... it
would be obstructing traffic
which of course is against the
Slaw. What is common in other
Florida watertiont property sites
should be no different in

Neptune Beach.
SIGNS, cluttering both sides of-
Kings Road near the bridge, very
tacky and trashy looking for the
environmentally sensitive peo-
ple and others. There are other
ways to prevent parking that are
less obtrusive.
In discussing this with several
council members all they would
say was "something had to be
done", but totally clueless of
"what" had to be done
and"why", other than scenic
view which is a very shallow
and weak excuse cqnsideririg
existing federal and s regul-
tions and1 the blend4i Mn with
the marsh environment of
docks/walkways already in,
place. Looks like a big power
play for the Neptune Beach gov-
ernment power brokers....
Control, Control, Control. The
Neptune Beach City Attorney is
expected to be involved in these
matters and provide guidance to
the council, not a rubberstamp.
If the city wants to require a
"Permit" for" construction....
fine,... just don't go beyond
what is already required by fed-
eral and state laws. This permit
could be additional income for
the city and picked up at City
Hall. Citizens should not be
required to go before the coun-
cil to get permission to do some-
thing that is their constitutional-
and legal right.
Lawyer fees associated, with
citizens to ensure these rights
should be paid for/reimbursed
by the city.
Government for. the 'people
and by the people...... The courn-
cil is elected by the citizens, paid
by the citizens, and should work
FOR the citizens.

Bob Cooper
Neptune Beach



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Best gifts at Christmas are not

what you ask Santa to bring

I feel bad for most kids
these days. Every
Christmas, they get way
too much stuff when memo--
ries are all they want.
I'm 44 and barely remember
most of the gifts I got for
Christmas as a kid. I do
remember the extraordinary
blessings I was given.
I remember an unusually
warm December when I was
6. Dozens of kids were out in
the street playing, while their
dads hung Christmas. lights. I
was looking out the Wvindow
when my father, the Big Guy,'
pulled into the driveway, a
tree strapped to the roof of
our 1970 Plymouth Fury.
He opened the garage door
and walked inside. He came
out carrying a large Christmas
tree platform he'd kept.
strapped to the garage wall.
The Big Guy liked his plat-
forms sturdy, and he built
ours from a shettpft ,4-foot-

incnh-y-6-inch studs. It was
heavy as lead, but he made it
look light as a feather.
The Big Guy was only 34
then, his hair black as coal.
He was youthful and powerful
and madly in love with my
mother. They had four 'chil-
dren with two more yet to
come. And as he toiled to get
the tree straight on the plat-
form, he had no idea his work
would elicit powerful memo-
ries in his son 40 years later.
For years, our Christmas
Eve ritual was the same. Our
next-door neighbors, the
Kriegers, visited. Tremendous
festivity filled the air. The
party lasted two or three
hours before we were carted
off to. bed.
The Big Guy would stack
the old stereo console in the
dining room with every
Christmas record we had -


NMitch Miller, A Chipmunk
Christmas, Snoopy and the
Red Barron and Bing Crosby.
Sleeping was near impossible.
until Crosby came on. Not
even the most hyper kid
could stay awake when the
needle danced over that
m Jlogdious tuqne . . "., . i
mig. Id ump out of my bed~
and run around waking my
sisters. We'd rush down to the
living room. As we opened
our gifts, our dog Jingles
dived into the piles of wrap-
ping paper..
And when we were done
swapping gifts with each
other, we gave our gifts. to
Jingles - six hunks of
rawhide. Her tail went wild
with excitement, and she'd,
spend the rest of the day
chewing it in total content-,
-The Big Guy always made a
massive , breakfast .on
Christmas morning - eggs,
bacon, ham, pancakes, French
toast and English muffins
smattered with jelly. We'd sit
around laughing and talking
an hour or more.
Until the Big Guy began
getting ants)y.

"You kids. have to get ready
for Mass or ,we'll end up
standing in the aisles like we
did last.year," he'd say.
All the stragglers went to
church on Christmas, you see
- even the atheists must have
- because we regulars had to
get there extra earl\ to claim
our usual seats. But when you,
have five sisters, each sport-
ing the "Farrah Fawcett" big
hair of the era, and ONE full
bathroom, it took us HOURS
to get ready. ,
Their big hair prompted the
Big' Guy's second major
Christmas morning concern:
"For God's' sakes, don't run.
your blow driers at the same
time or you'll burn the house,
But every Christmas morn-
ing my sisters ran their hair
driers at the same time - they
didn't burn the house down,
but, did blow several fuses.

raises \ER\ year.
NMy sisters and I are in our
30s and 40s now and we
laugh about these memories.
The memories, in fact, are all
we , really wanted for
.Christmas, but we were too
young to know it then.
I' know it now. Gifts don't
,mean much, but people ,do
and, our health does and our
love for each other does. For
most of the Christmases. of
my life, everybody has been
healthy and blessed.
That's all I want for
Christmas, this 'year.' More
good memories. That's 'what
every kid really wants, too,
and we ought to give it to
Instead of a bunch of stuff.
Tom Purcell. is syndicated by
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to Tom, please email him at

It's time to celebrate our many

differences and religious freedoms

I had lunch with Billy'
Emmett the other day. Hadn't
seen him but once since he
and I graduated from high
school in 1958. That, you
know, was back when folks
were more tolerant of each
other's religious beliefs.
Or were they?
Sure, we had devotionals
during homeroom, and some-
body usually was called on to
pray. In our class, it was often
Billy Emmett, now the Rev.
Billy Emmett, retired after a
long career in the ministry.
Everybody knew then that
Billy would be a preacher. 'I
As you might have expected,
our school was all white, near-
ly all Protestant and mostly
Baptists and Methodists. If we
had a kid of the Jewish faith,
none of us knew who he was. I
remember just one Catholic
student. There was no cream at
the top of our milk. We were
homogeneous'to a fault.
So no one objected when
Mrs. Rogers read the third
chapter of Ecclesiastes for the
27th time, even though we all
suspected she had an ulterior
motive as she raised her voice
just a little when she said, "a
time to keep silence and a time
to speak." And no one objected
when Billy prayed "in Christ's
But then ,,schools and the

nation changed and became
more diverse, and some people
objected, saying the state must
not sanction a particular reli-
gion in public schools. The
U.S. Supreme Court outlawed
public school-sponsored
prayer, and those regular devo-
tionals, as we knew them,
faded away.
Most people, I think, under-
stood the court's ruling. Later,
as a parent, I thought of it this
way: It is important that the
teachers or school officials
directing devotionals in school
embrace pretty much the same
faith my family and I embrace.
But I shouldn't depend on
them to teach our daughters
about God anyway. That was
my job - and the church's.
But then, as human beings
are wont to do, we overreacted.

School officials, fearing they
might violate the law, started
editing speeches of valedictori-
ans, making sure they 'didn't
,mention God or some other
deity. Some tried to prohibit
religious clubs' 'meeting, on
school grounds. A 'second-,
grader in New Jersey was told
she couldn't sing "Awesome
God" in an after-school talent
show because the song was
inappropriate for a school-run
Unfortunately, . said Nat
Hentoff, an authority on the
First Amendment, many prin-
cipals and school boards don't
know the law. Under the
amendment's Free Exercise
Clause, he said in an opinion
piece in USA Today, "a student
can express his or her personal
religious beliefs in an assign-
ment or as a valedictorian."
And if a second-grader herself
chooses to , sing "Awesome
God," let her.
The Supreme Court is not
our enemy. In many cases, as
Pogo said, we are our own
enemy. We dwell on what we
can't do instead of what we
can do. We have great freedom
in this country, fellow citizens.
Surely there's enough to
accommodate different faiths.
So, as a Christian, I'd like to
wish you God's blessings and.
Merry Christmas.


'Twas the

'Night Before
Christmas in

Bubba's World

S aturday night I got a call
from my old buddy, Bubba
Jr., in Palatkey, as he calls
it. "Hoyle, I've re- written the
words to 'Twas: the- Night
before Christmas. There's lots
of stuff in that original version
that folks around these parts
can't relate to!"
Bubba went on to. tell me
that he thought the classic
written' by , Clement Clark
Moore was intended for
Yankees. He gave as an exam-
ple the line about the "breast
of the new fallen snow!" He
also thought that "Mama wear-
ing a kerchief" was degrading'
to real women who slept in
their curlers.
Suddenly I heard Bubba's
wife, Shirley . Q, yell,
"Somebodv's'done been, to the
Bubba hollered, "Shirley Q,
;y'all go hold your choir prac-
tice at the other end. of the
trailer! I'm on the dawgone
phone here! Sorry Hoyle,
they're going Carolin' tonight
and they were trying to get
that Redneck 12 days of
Christmas song down! Some
of the neighbors last year com-
plained that they never sang
anything but Grandma got run
over by a Reindeer."
Patiently I got my friend
back on subject, "Other than
snow ahd women who don't
wear curlers to bed, is their
anything else that folks in
Palatka don't .identify with?" ,
"Ho9ld .the phone 1.lHole.
iS~rlley , tell your cousin
Thelma it's supposed to be 9
years probation and 8 table
dancers, she's got it backwards.
Now back to that Night before
* Christmas thing Hoyle. AllI
that stuff about Santy Clause
coming down the chimney is
just un-Floridian. I covered
that early in my better shorter
Old Bubba cleared his throat
and began to recite, "Twas the
night before Christmas and all
through the double wide, not a
creature was stirring 'cept my
hunting" dog Clyde. He was
guardian' 'the stockings the
younguns had hung with mag-
nets on the Trigidaire, in hopes
that old Santy Clause soon
would be' there!"
"Mama's hair was in curlers
with an attractive net on,
when I heard a racket out front
goin' on. It was, an elf, jolly
was he, in what 'looked like a
flying Mustang GT. These rein-
deer were pulling and making
it glide, with NASCAR numbers
all on their side!"
"Santy Clause called them all
by name. On Kyle and Jeff, hey
Ryanyou're looking' great. And
your Daddy would sure be,
proud of you number 8! Now
dash away Kurt and the other
Dale too. And y'all folks in the
trailer, Merry Christmas, this
poem is through!"
Bubba. then said a quick
goodbye, so he could go watch
his wife and her cousin and
"them" go Carolin'. You know
that would never work with
Santa and NASCAR reindeer.
All they'd know how to .do was
steer to the left. Think about
it! Merry Christmas y'all, this
column is through!

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Thelma W. Arnold, 66, for-
mer owner of Shear Freedom
Beauty Salon in Atlantic Beach,
died Dec. 14, 2006. Born in
Bristol, Va., she was the daugh-
ter of the late Claude C. and
Sally M.. (Galliher) Willis.
Arnold and her husband, the
late Sam A. Arnold Jr., moved
to Atlantic Beach in the early
1960s. She was a member of
the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW
Post 3270 in Jacksonville
Surviving are two children,
Sam A. Arnold III and, Pam

Pendergraft; a brother, Preston
(Gay) Willis; ,three. sisters,
Bonnie (B.S.) Crumbly, Shirley
(Paul) Jones and Freida Hobart;
three grandchildren, Sam A.
Arnold IV, Kylie Pendergraft
and Kris. Pendergraft;. and
many dear friends.
Visitation was, held Sunday
at Hardage-Giddens Funeral
Home. The Funeral Service was
Monday at the funeral home.
Burial followed in Memory
Arrangements by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home.


Nicole Lynn Kilbarger, ,35,
died Dec., 14, 2006 at Baptist
Medical. Center Beaches. She
was born Dee. 14, 1971 in
Washington Court House,
Ohio and, due to her love for
the beach, moved here several
years ago. She also loved to
read and her coffee club..
Family members include her
father, Roy Kilbarger of New
Holland, Ohio; grandmother,
Marjorie Kilbarger of
Washington Court House,
Ohio; step-sister, Jean Ann
Justice. (Larry) of Washington
Court House, Ohio; half-sister,

Lindsay Good, and half-niece,
Sasha Good, both of Toledo,
Ohio; numerous aunts, uncles,
nieces and nephews and count-
.less friends.
A Memorial Service was held
Monday in the. chapel of
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home. In lieu of flowers, dona-'
tions may be made to the
American Heart Association,
5851 St. Augustine Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32207.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Sh'alz Family Funeral
Home. .


Laura Longshore died Dec.
16, 2006 in Jacksonville. She
was born in Atlanta March 15,
1924 and was active at
Colonial Hills Baptist Church.
She settled in Ponte Vedra
Beach. volunteering at Beathes
Hospital and"the Jacko,.ville
Airport Ambassador Program,
where she received special
recognition as a member of the
Super Bowl XXXIX Host
Committee in 2005.
Longshore's first job was as
an usherette at Lowe's Grand
Theatre, Atlanta. She retired
three times: U.S. Civil Service,
First , Urnion Bank and
Psychiatric Associates. She was
known for her perseverance
and strong work ethic.
Longshore spent many
happy hours with her grand-
daughter, Dee; son-in-law,
Mike; and her great-grand-
daughters, Zoe and Kathleen,
all of whom live in

Jacksonville. She was known as
"Mo-Mo" to her great-grand-
Longshore also enjoyed
attending church, walking on
the beach, line dancing, exer-
cising at the pool with friends
and playing bridge. She also
loved gardening and roses, par-
ticipating as an officer of many
garden clubs. She remained a
loyal fan of Elvis Presley.
Laura was beautiful, the fam-r
ily said. Her eyes and smile lit
up any room. She will be great-
ly missed.
She is survived by her daugh-
ter, Gloria; brother, Perry
Strickland (Ann); granddaugh-
ter, Dee Roland (Mike); grand-
son, Scott Patman (Kathy);
grandson, Todd Patman
fiancee' Kirsten); five great-
grandchildren; nephews,
nieces and many friends.
Longshore was preceded in
death by her husband, Col.
John Longshore; her parents,
Perry and Minnie Southard
Strickland; and five sisters.
A Celebration of her life will
be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in
Neptune Beach Baptist Church.
Family will receive friends at
the church starting at 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family
suggests contributions to
Neptune Beach Baptist Church,
407 Third Street, Neptune
Beach, FL 32268.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home. .


Joann 'Williams, ;59, died
Dec. 16,. 2006 due to complica-'
tions from lung cancer, sur-
rounded ,by her family in the
Morris Center of 'Shands
Jacksonville. A native of
Jacksonville Beach, Williams
was born Sept. 7, 1947 in St..
Vincent's Hospital to Calvin
and Agnes Williams.
Williams married and moved
to Connecticut for a short
time, then returned to
Jacksonville Beach, where she.
lived until her death. She was a
fun-loving, ..free-spirited
woman who loved to garden
and have fun. with her family.

and friends. ,
Family members include her
son, Michael Mitchell (Lisa) of
Jacksonville; granddaughter,
Erin Grace . Mitchell of
Jacksonville; brothers, Brian
Williams of Jacksonville Beach,
David Williams of JacksonviUe
Beach, Terry Williams (Tammy)
of Jacksonville and Gary
Williams of Longwood, Fla.;
aunts, Linda Randal and
Vonnie Carter, both of Hilliard,
Fla.; and many nieces,
nephews and very close
The family would like to
thank the doctors and nurses
of Community Hospice for the
care they provided Williams in
her last days.
Graveside Services will be
held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in
Beaches Memorial' Park
Cemetery of Atlantic Beach. In
lieu of flowers, donations may
be made to 'Community
Hospice of Northeast Florida,
4266 Sunbeam ' Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral


Anita Marie Borgstede died
Dec. 10, 2006 in Jacksonville
Beach. She was born June 4,
1917 in Detroit, Mich., the
daughter of. Selma Clucas
Peiker and Edwin. Peiker.
After several moves with
her husband, George J.,
Borgstede, Sr. and their young
family, she moved to St.
Louis, where she lived for
more than 46 years. In 2002
she. moved to Florida to be
near her' son, George
Borgstede, Jr., and his wife,
Linda, of Jacksonville Beach.
An active member of Salem
Methodist Church and then
Bonhomme Presbyterian
Church,. Borgstede' taught
Sunday. School for many
years, and later assisted in the
church offices where needed.

-She enjoyed active participa-
tion in the Ballwin Rotary
Club's Rotary-arns and a local
club, ' the Tuesday
Contemporary Club. She
worked part time for -the St.
Louis County Library and had
a lifelong love of books. She
joined Palms Presbyterian
Church, Jacksonville Beach,
after moving to this area.
Borgstede is survived by,her
daughter, Dr. Barbara Mason
of Lees Summit, Mo., and her
two sons, Lloyd Wayne
Borgstede of Catawissa, Mo.,
and George J. Borgstede, Jr.
and his wife, Linda Waller
Borgstede, of Jacksonville
Beach; her grandchildren,
Carl Mason, his wife, Toni;
Cathy Mason, Laura
Borgstede, Dr. Gregory
Borgstede, his wife, Karla
Silvestre; Jason Borgstede,
Christopher Mason, his wife,
Jennifer; and seven .great-
grandchildren. Her survivors
also' include her brother,
Edwin Piker and his wife,
Joann, of Independence, Mo.,,
and Evelyn Holman of
Kingwood, Tex. She is held
dear by many nieces, nephews
and their children.
Services were held Dec. 14
in St. Louis County. If desired,
contributions may be made to
The Alzheimer's Association.


Lydia De Las Nieves Storch,
born in Morovis, P.R. in 1913,
died Dec. 14, 2006. Her hus-
band, Fernando "Caney"
Storch; sons, Fernando J.
Storch and Ronald W. Storch;
and sister, Felicita Fernandez,
all preceded her in death. She
spent her last years under the
care of the staff of St. Catherine
Laboure Manor in Jacksonville.
In'1929 Storch moved from
Puerto Rico with her mother
and sister to Manhattan, N.Y.,
where she met: the popular
Latin music bandleader,
"Caney." They were married in
1933,. . . . ' " ' . I ; : - :; - , '
Storch often traveled with
her husband when his band
played at nightclubs in New
York, Chicago and Miami. She
was a vivacious woman who
loved to dance to his music. As
their boys grew older, the fam-
ily moved from Miami to New
York so they could be together.

For many years, Storch's
career was in sales. She was a
successful associate at a mater-
nit)' boutique. As her health
failed, she moved to
Jacksonville to be with her
older son, Fernando, and his
Storch is survived by her
daughter-in-law, Anne Storch;
three married grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren,
Anthony (Suzanne) Storch,
Jeanna (David) Houston and
little Frida AnnaMarie, Amy
Connor (Ethan) Barnas and
Magdalena June and Augustus
Wolfe; and a very dear friend,
Isabel Calderon.
A Mass of Christian Burial
was celebrated Monday in St.
Paul's Catholic Church of
Jacksonville Beach.
- Settices'Ltder the direction
of Quinn-Shalz 'Famly Funeral


Jorge Rodriguez, 70, of
Jacksonville Beach, died Dec.
18, 2006. He was born Oct.
23, 1936 in Cuba and relo-
cated here 35 years ago.
Rodriguez retired from the
State of Florida as an
Insurance Examiner. He was
a faithful member of St.
Paul's Catholic Church.
Rodriguez is survived by
his' wife of 43 years,
Conchita; son, Dr. Jorge 0.
(Lori) Rodriguez of Cary,
N.C.;, : daughter, Maria
(Michael) Yost of
Jacksonville; brother, Alberto
Omar Rodriguez; sister, Lucia
C. Rodriguez;, and four

grandchildren, Garrett,
Chase, Sawyer and Reagan.
Visitation will be held
from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday in Quinn-Shalz
Family Funeral Home, with
the Rosary at 7 p.m. A Mass.
of Christian Burial will be
celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday
in St. Paul's Catholic
Church, Jacksonville Beach.
In lieu of flowers, dona-
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Jude's Children's Cancer
Hospital, 910 Blackford St.,
Chattanooga, TN 37402.
Services under the direc-
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Auto burglary was reported
Dec. 12 in the 1200 block of
21st St. N. A laptop computer,
Ipod and bass guitar were stolen
from a vehicle. The total loss
was $1,050.
Grand theft of a motor vehi-
cle was reported Dec. 13 in the
300 block of 10th Street S. A
1992 blue Oldsmobile valued at
$3,000 was involved in a hit
and run crash. Officers respond-
ing to the scene noted that the
ignition had been tampered
with and there were no keys in
the vehicle.

Michael Clements Foerster,
.45, of Jacksonville, was arrested
Dec. 11 and charged with pos-
session of a controlled sub-,
stance and two counts of felony
possession of a controlled sub-
stance while in physical control
of a motor vehicle in the 900
block of Beach Boulevard,
according to a police report.
Foerster was arrested following a
traffic stop for reckless driving.

Burglary to, a residence was
reported Dec. 11 in the 4000
block of Grande Boulevard. A 9
mm Smith & Wesson pistol and
a .45 caliber handgun were
stolen from a bedroom closet. A
witness told police a male sus-"
pect between the ages of 20 and
25 with black hair in apony tail
: was observed leaving the vic-
tim's residence around 2 'p.m.
The man walked to Jacksonville
Drive and left the area in a
green Pontiac Firebiid. He was
Swearing a plaid shirt and beige
shorts. The total loss was
Herbert C. Adams, 58, a tran-
; sentn, was arrested Dec. 10 and
S charged with criminal mischief
S in excess of $1,000 and inter-
' ruption of business or utilities
in the first block of Beach
Boulevard, according to a police
report. The mailbox of a restau-
rant was smashed and several
S cars in the area were vandalized.
He jumped on the top of the
cars, broke mirrors and threw
' sand on them, police said.
' . ' . ,* * * o ,

* * *
Petit theft was reported Dec.
18 in the 100 block of
Boardwalk N. An employee of
the SeaWalk Hotel told police
he observed a male suspect car-
rying a bar stool from the court-
yard out of the back of the busi-
ness. Three other stools were
also missing. A dark colored
Chevrolet Silverado with an
extended cab was observed in
the 200 block of 1st Street North
with three barstools in the bed
and three males in the truck.
The witness knocked on the
window but the. vehicle drove
away west on 1st Avenue North.
The loss is $240.
*' * * " ' ' ,
Property daniage was report-
ed Dec. 18 in the 300 block of
3rd Street N. Two store windows
were observed broken at an auto
parts store. No entry was made-
into the business. Police con-
ducted a traffic stop on a vehicle
seen leaving the area and deter-
mined that the windows were
damaged during a fight at that
Slocatiqn involving the occu-
pants of the vehicle. Cost .to
repair the damage was $1,300.,
* * *'.
Kevin Michael Stames Jr., 25,
of Jacksonville Beach was arrest-
ed Dec. 13 and charged with
burglary/conveyance to an
occupied structure at a hotel in
the 1500 block of 1st Street
North, according to a police
report. A hotel maintenance
worker told police he observed a
man open the door to a -vehicle
and snatch a purse off the seat
with the victim in the car. He
took off running and the wit-
ness gave chase on foot. Police
established a perimeter and fol-
lowed his footprints through
the dunes to a home in
Neptune Beach.

Auto burglary was reported
Dec. 13 in the 7th Avenue
South end zone. Two CD cases
containing 300 CDs valued at
$4,740 were stolen. The suspect
cut the canvas convertible top
to gain access to the vehicle.
Damage estimated at $1,000.
* *
Dennis L. Lyles, 32, a tran-
sient, was arrested Dec. 13 and

Witness tampering was charged with eight counts of
reported Dec. 15 in the 100 burglary/conveyance to an
block of Boardwalk N. The vic- unoccupied structure and three
tim told police that he was counts of criminal mischief
: 4e.atened. by a. transient in.; -resulting in. thei-,terMru.
.connection with a prior strong -business or utilies.in .En
arm robbery case in which he block of 2nd Stieet S., according
was also the victim. The trial in to a police report. A woman
the case is scheduled for told police that she observed a
January. According to a police male suspect breaking into her
report, the suspect held his fin- vehicle about 7:10 a.m. She
gers to the victim's head like a gave a description to police and
gun and told him he would put said he was last seen on foot
a bullet in his head if he testi- heading west on 7th Avenue
fied against the defendant. North. While police were com-
Police told the victim to stay : pleting the report, several other
away. from the Boardwalk for,
his safety. ' , ', "I 11 -.-T-1-

A 21-year-old man stationed
at Mayport Naval Station was
arrested Dec. 16 and charged
with a misdemeanor of disor-
-derly intoxication and resisting
arrest without violence in the
100 block of 6th Ave. N. Police
responded to reports of a man
laying face down in the middle
of the roadway around 12:30
a.m. Several cars were stopped
and the man was blocking traf-
fic. He told police to leave him
alone and let him sleep when
the attempted to rouse him.
Officers helped him to his feet
and the man jerked away and
continued to be belligerent, the
report said.
Auto burglary was reported
Dec. 17 in the 600 block of
Marsh Landing Parkway. A car
stereo and a CD were stolen,;
Total loss was $215.

neighbors reported having their
cars burglarized around the
same time, police said.
Burglary to two trailers was
reported in the Nocatee area off
County Road 210. Police said
that some time between the
evening of Dec. 14 and the
morning of Dec. i5, two pieces
of heavy equipment were start-,
ed and moved to gain access to
the trailer doors and then locks
were cut. Reported stolen were
18 boxes of copper wire valued
at $5,450.
* , O. * * * . .
A 45-year old St. Johns
County man reported a theft
from the back yard of his prop-
erty in the first block of Dolphin
Boulevard that ,occurred
between Dec. 14 evening and
Dec. 15 morning. According to
a report, someone jumped the
fence to gain access to the yard.
Reported stolen were a pressure.
%washer, an edger and a. back-
pack blower. Total value stolen
was $2,725.

A 38-year-old resident of
Lemaster Drive reported several
items,of jewelry worth a total of
$8,810 were missing Thursday,
after a cleaning crew was in her'
house. A deputy said the clean-
ers , denied touching the
woman's jewelry box. The
deputy translated affidavits
from two employees, which
were written in Spanish. Listed
missing were 24 gold earrings, a
diamond ring, two gold neck-
laces and a gold necklace with a'
cross pendant.
.Burglar alarms at four busi-
nesses on State Road A1A in
Ponte Vedra were tripped early,
Saturday, and all the businesses
were burglarized, according to a
report. At one business, two;
glass panes were shattered but
no entry was made. At another
business, the front door was
smashed in and $136 was taken.
The other two businesses also
had smashed front doors,
according to the' report,
S. * *
Petit theft was reported on
Dec. 17 in the 200 block of
Third Street, according to a
police report. Several men left a
restaurant without paying a bill
,4 aG.03, accoQding,. ,o. the
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;A man was arrested for on
misdemeanor charges of writing
worthless checks on Dec. 15 in
the 1100 block of Seagate Ave;,.
according to a police report. An
officer made contact with the'
defendant who was sitting in
his vehicle at an apartment
complex. A check revealed 10

listed warrants for worthless
checks through the Jacksonville
Sheriff's Office, according to the

A man was arrested for misde-
meanor reckless driving on Dec.
17 in the 200 block of Cherry
Street, according to a police
report, The defendant ran three
stop signs and then abruptly
stopped. When the officer
asked him what he was doing,
he replied "acting stupid,"
according to the report.
* * * .
An officer arrested a juvenile
for prowling on Dec. 18 in the
200 block of Spindrift Lane,
according to a police report.
The officer saw the suspect
walking through the yard of a
residence at 12:46 a.m. The offi-
cer made contact with the sus-
pect, who attempted to walk
away. When the officer ordered
him to stop, he turned around,
but was hiding cotton gloves
and a flashlight behind his
back, the report said. The sus-
pect said he lived in the area,
but could not give his address,
according to the report.
S .. ' ,
, Battery was reported on Dec.
14 in the 1100 block of Seagate
Avenue, according to a police
report. The victim told police
the suspect stabbed him in the
calf after an argument ensued,
according to the report.

A $20 counterfeit bill was
passed in a store on Dec. 12 in
the 1200 block of Atlantic
Boulevard, according to a police
report. The bill was originally
given to an unknown cashier
and a customer later recognized
it as counterfeit, according to
the report.
'. '" " * ' . * 0 ' - : '
Burglary was reported on Dec.
14 in the 300 block of Ninth
Street, according to a police
report. The victim left her resi-
dence at 1:30 p.m. When she
returned, her garage door was
open, the side door to the
garage had been kicked in and
the garage entry door to the
house was open, according to
the report. Officers did not find
anyone in the house, but there
were lights on that had been off
when the victim left and a jew-
elry box was on the floor,
according to the report .o
t . . . ' r..-"
Grand theft was reported on
Dec. 14 in the 500 block of
Nautical Boulevard, according
to a police report. The com-

plainant said that when he
walked outside that morning
his work van was gone. The van
has an estimated value of
,$40,000 and had $50,000 worth
of items in it, including surf-
boards, wet suits and a tent.-

Burglary was reported on Dec.
14 in the 300 block of Skate
Road, according to a police
report. Several tools were stolen
from a truck, according to a

Larceny was reported on Dec.
12 in the 90 block of Levy Road,
according to a police report.
The driver's side window of a

vehicle was smashed and a
radio was taken, according to
the report.

Oscar Maxwell Clark, 22, was
arrested for burglary on Dec. 17
in the 300 block of Fourth
Street, according to a police
report. A witness saw the sus-
pect enter several cars and
called the police, the report
said. Police said in the suspect's
pocket they found $15.02, a
pack of cigarettes and a can of
pepper spray, which the suspect
told them he had sprayed him-
self with because he thought it
was cologne.

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Santa in Courtyard
Santa Claus is in the
Courtyard at 200 First Street in
Neptune Beach from 10 a.m. to
1 p.m. Saturday. Wish lists may
be shared, and photos can be
taken. Pets are welcome. For
more information, visit
www.200firststreet.com or call

Holiday Exhibitions
"An Old-Fashioned
Christmas," with photographs,
postcards and other images that
reflect the Beaches' holiday sea-
son over the past 50 years, are
on display through the holiday
season at the Beaches Museum
and History Center. "Florida
Girls & Boys & Their Toys" is
also on display.
It 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 pm., 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.

Holiday Arts Camp
The Cultural Center at Ponte'
Vedra. Beach is offering. a
Holiday Arts Camp for children

ages 4 to 10 that runs to Dec.
29. Participants may register
daily or weekly.
For information, call 280-
0614 or log on to

Tea it Up for
The final in a series of Santa's
Story Book Teas at the Ritz-
Carlton Amelia Island will
begin at 1 p.m. Dec. 23 Hotel
guests and the pubic are invit-
ed, but reservations are

Edible Ornaments
Youngsters can create orna-
ments that can be eaten at 12
p.m. Dec. 23 at the Publix at
10500 San Jose.Blvd., where the
third Apron's.Cooking School is
being held. The cost for kids is
$25. -
The number to call for reser-
vations is 904-262-4187.

Christmas Dinner
St. John's Catholic Church,
2400 Mayport Road, continues
a tradition started in 1977 and
holds its annual dinner for sen-
ior citizens at 3 p.m. Christmas
Day. A full holiday meal will be
served in the parish hall, and a

special guest is expected.
Transportation can be arranged
by calling Dial-A-Ride at 246-
For information, call the
parish office at 246-6014.

Noon Balloon Drop
The Cultural Center at Ponte
Vedra, Beach's annual 'New
Year's Noon Balloon Drop Party
for all ages will be held from
11:45 a.m.,to 12:15 p.m. Dec.
30. Snacks, prizes, and art activ-
ities for children will be offered.
The cost for non-members is
$2; members are. free. For
information, 280-0614 or log
on to www.ccpvb.org.

Holly Jolly Trolley
.The Holly Jolly Trolley Tour
of the Nights of Lights in St.
Augustine runs each evening
through Dec. 30. Tickets are $6
for adults arid $3 for children.
Tours depart from the Historic
Downtown Parking Facility.
For information, call 904-
829-3800 or 800-868-7482 or
visit www.trolleytours.com.

Santa's Big Red
Christmas Train Tour
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-

Homes for the Holidays
Nights of Lights Tour
A storyteller in period cos-
tume shares holiday traditions
covering 400 years of St.
Augustine history on tours that
begin at 7 p.m. every Friday
and Saturday,through Dec. 31.
Tours depart from Old' St.
Augustine Village, located at
143 Cordova St. Tickets, which
cost $20 per person, may be
purchased at any Old Town
Trolley ticket booth and at Old
St. Augustine Village. Village
gates open at 6:30 p.m. for tick-
et purchase.
For information, call'
904.823.9722 . or email

Nights of Lights
Heritage Tour
A guide explains the architec-
tural elements of the Gilded
Age buildings and the charm of
St. Augustine's Spanish

Colonial houses as the city is
explored at' night. The tour
departs at 7 p.m. Thursday,,
Friday and Saturday evenings
from the Tour Saint Augustine
Office, 6 Granada Street. Tickets
are $20 per person.
*For reservations, call 904r
825-0087 or 904-829-1122.

Holidays at the
Oldest House
The Gonzalez-Alvarez House
in St. Augustine, a National
Historic Landmark, is the oldest
surviving Spanish Colonial
dwelling in. Florida. Known as
the Oldest House, it's located at
14 St. Francis St. Tours are con-
ducted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Admission is $8 for adults and
$18 for families, with children
under 6 admitted free.
For information, call 904-
824-2872 or .visit www.oldest-

North Florida Tours
Nights of Lights Tour
Narrated tours of , St.'
Augustine's Nights of Eights for
small groups are scheduled by
request nightly through. Jan.
20. For information, call 904-

Helicopter Tours
of the Nights of Lights
Old City helicopter tours of
the Nights of Lights leave each
evening through Jan. 31 from
the St. Augustine airport. Tours
are priced from $149 to $249
for up to three passengers.
For information and. reserva-
tions, call 904-824-5506 or go
to www.oldcityhelicopters.com.

Nights of Lights
Carriage Rides
Carriage rides through the
historic streets of Old St.
Augustine take place from dusk
'until 10 p.m. daily and depart
from the bayfront. Prices are
.$85 for a private carriage with
up to four. people, or $20 per
person to share a carriage with
others. Children 5-11 can ride
for $10 each.
For information, call Jennifer
at Country Carriages, 904-669-

Beach Blast-Off
'The South Beaches Area
Council of the St. Johns County
Chamber of Commerce holds
Beach Blast-Off 2007 to ring in'
the New Year starting at 4 p.m.
,Jan. 1 , at the St. Augustine'
Beach Pier.


Healing open house: Dr.
Andrea Schaeffer-Pautz, with
Persephone Healing Arts Center
at 485 6th Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach, hosts an open house
from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m..For
information, call 904-246-358$.

Art garage sale: Artlife Studios,
at 510 Malyport Road, Atlantic
Beach, holds an Art Garage Sale
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A wide
variety of original artworks by
regional artists, to include paint-
ings, sculpture, jewelry and pot-
tery, will be offered. There also
will be a children's art section,
featuring young artists and their
work, to benefit children's char-
Those interested in establish-
ing a table should call 247-8337.
Sponsorship opportunities for
kids tables are available; the cost
of table sponsorship ,,j, $30.
Sponsors get a table poster and
ae listed, on. Artlife .Studios' I
website and in press materials.

Camp Bike 06: The Triumph
Foundation Inc. hosts "Camp
Bike 06," a five-day event at Jane
Macon Middle School in
Brunswick, Ga. The camp, spon-
sored by Southeast Georgia
Health Systems, is designed to
teach individuals with disabili-
ties how to ride a bicycle with-
out training wheels. Space is
limited. For information or to
sign someone up, contact
Cynthia Lupi at 912-634-6828.
The event is being sponsored by
Southeast Georgia Health


Concert for World Harmony:
A Family Concert for World
Harmony, with a special chil-
dren's art exhibition and
refreshments, will be presented
at ArtLife Studios from 6:30
p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $5
per person for ArtLife members
and 'i7,e person, riono-
mem ,ei..Art-.ife Studies, loca l-
ed at 510 Mayport Road in
Atlantic Beach, is enrolling for

its January session of programs
ini Visual Arts, Theater, Dance
and Film. For information, call

DAR: The Ponte Vedra
Chapter of the Daughters of the
American Revolution meets at
10:45 a.m. at Marsh Landing
Country Club, 25655 Marsh
Landing Parkway. The speaker
will be Elaine Hall, who will
talk about "Preventing Identity
Theft-What every woman
should know." For information,
call Carolyn Roth at 904-992-
7463 or Babs Hartmann at 904-

FOP course: A "Certified Basic
Pistol & Advanced Defensive
Tactics and How Not to Go To
Jail" course is offered from 7:45
a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fraternal
Order of "f'lic "Lodg "65' 'i
Nassau Couity. Call Gary
Belson at 904-491-8358.

LAX signup: The Ponte Vedia
Lacrosse Club's girls program
holds its final of two signups
from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the
Landrum Fields. A free clinic
will be held that day from 2
p.m. to 4 p.m. The girls' season,
the cost of which is $100, is
from Feb. 25 to May 6. Signup
available, at

Newcomers at Casa Marina:
Newcomers of the Beaches
holds its first monthly luncheon
of the New Year at 11 a.m. at the
Casa Marina Hotel, 691 1st St.
N., Jacksonville Beach.
Registered yoga teacher Kate
Cordell presents "Gentle Yoga,
Soothing the Body and Soul."
The price for the luncheon is
$20, payable by Jan. 3 to
Newcomers of the Beaches, P.O.�
Box 2421, Ponte Vedra Beach,
FLP32004. 'Call Bonnie' iM4cfi'a'
904-821-9002 for informalcn-"

NYE 2007wili include 3 DJ's.(DJ infader, DJ Kevin Durgin & DJ
aCasey), a separate Casino Room, hot foods, 3 movie screenings,i
Champagne Toast, and live music byJon'Ra.: Dress to Kill.

Art association: The Pablo
Towers Art Association meets
from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Call
246-4158 for information.

Ballroom dancing: Ballroom
dancing is offered at 7:30 p.m. at
the Beaches Senior Center, 281
19th Avenue S., Jacksonville
Beach. The cost is $4. For infor-
mation, call 241-3796.

Cancer support group: The
Cancer Supfort Group at Baptist*
Medical Center Beaches meets
at 6 p.m. at the Florida Cancer
Center in Medical Office
Building B on the hospital cam-.
pus. Call 247-2910 for informa-
Grief Support Group:. Grief
Support Group meets the third
Thursday of ever) month at 7
p.m. in the Library of the Family
Life Center of St. Paul's Catholic,
Church, 578 1st Ave. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. The group is
for men and women grieving
the death of a family member or
friend. For information, call
Margaret at 280-0871.
River City Singles Club: The
River City Singles Club, Inc., a

chapter of the Singles
Association 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 members. Live music,
snacks and refreshments are
provided. For information, call
779-1234. .

Recovery, Inc.:, Recovery,
Ing.,. 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.,
lacksonville Beach. Call 247-
3299 for information.

Adopt- A-Rescued-Kitty:
Kittens and cats that have been
veterinarian-checked and tested
and that have shots and been
neutered, are available for adop-
tion from 10 arm. to 6 p.m. at
PetCo at Atlantic and Keman

Ponte Vedra Writers: The
Florida Writers Association
Ponte Vedra Writers Group
meets at 10 a.m. the, fourth
Saturday of each month at the
Ponte Vedra Beach Branch'
Library. Call Vic DiGenti at 285-"
2258 for information.


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Read this monthly feature for your own Home Improvement Projects.

With home heating bills smoldering
through the roof, it's no wonder that many:
homeowners are contemplating a wood
burning stove to help handle some or all of
their home heating needs. Firewood' is
abundant and inexpensive in many parts
of the country, and technological advance-
merts have made woodstoves and other
wood burning appliances safer and more
efficient than ever.
Unfortunately, wood burning appliances'
still pose a danger if common sense safety-
precautions are ignored. Here's a quick look
at some key steps you can take to reduce'
the likelihood of a fire.
Find A Professional Installer
Few homeowners have the technical
"know-how" to properly install a wood-
stove, fireplace insert or other wood burn-
ing anoliance. and fewer still understand all


Safety Tips
off the pertinent building code require-
ments in their community. For example,
clearances between the wood burning
appliance, the venting system and any
combustible materials above, below or
beside the appliance are critical. What's
more, installation errors in a wood burning
appliance rarely prevent it from "working."
This can all too easily leave a homeowner
with a false sense of securit'y-until it's too
Learn How To Burn
Before the installer leaves, ask him or her
to show you how to use your wood burner.
Include all family members in the discus-
sion, if possible, and use this opportunity
to set strict rules about who is pernmtted to
operate the new appliance. Much of What
you learn will be specific to the make and
model of the wood burning appliance you
buy. Other safety tips will be more general
in nature, but are every bit as important:
* Keep a properly maintained fire extin'-
guisher nearby at all times.
* Move combustible items as far away
from the wood burner as possible.
* Use only clean paper, newsprint and
dry kindling to start a fire. Never use an
accelerant like gasoline, kerosene or lighter
* Bum seasoned wood only. Wet or green
logs may cause a combustible residue to
build up inside your chimney.
* Never burn trash or garbage in your
wood burner.
* Close the door of your wood burning
appliance as soon as it's lit and immediate-
ly after loading new logs.
Talk to your. local fire department. They
may be able to offer additional information
about burning wood safely, and they may
.be able to, provide additional information
about local ordinances that affect when
you can use your wood burner.
Follow Maintenance Guidelines
Make sure you read and follow the main-
tenance guidelines provided with your
wood burning appliance to help keep it
working properly. Many manufacturers rec-
ommend an annual inspection, and your
installer can often perform this service or
recommend an inspector. Remove ashes
regularly, and have your chimney inspect-
ed and cleaned each year by a certified
chimney sweep.
Install Smoke And Carbon Monoxide
If you haven't already done so, now is a
great time to install smoke and carbon
monoxide detectors throughout your
home. These devices can potentially warn
you about a fire or wood burner malfunc-
tion, and may save your life. Talk to your




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* People & Places
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* Education ... A-10

Hostesses Nancy Hibben (third from left) and Sunny Brooks (fourth from left) mingle with their guests Winkie Chalfont, far
left, Donna Hefner, and Sharon Hunt (far right) at the annual Cookie Exchange Party at Hibben's Jacksonville Beach home.

10th annual Christmas Cookie

Exchange benefits TP Village

F or almost 10 years, two
local women, Nancy
Hibben of Jacksonville
Beach and Sunny Brooks of
Ponte Vedra Beach, have
hosted an annual Christmas
Cookie Exchange.
From the beginning, the
women had a dual purpose
. in mind for their., party.
They wanted to have a
fun holiday social event and
they hoped to raise funds
for a local charity, Hibben
Guests are asked to bring
four dozen cookies wrapped
in packages of one dozen
each. They in turn are wel-
come to take home a selec-
tion of cookies from the
bountiful table filled with
the holiday treats.
If cookies are not their
specialty, the ladies are
encouraged to bring some-
thing else they enjoy mak-
ing. .
Even, those who "refuse
to bake" are welcome to
come, added Hibbenim. :
While the ladies mingled
and looked over Hibben's

dining room table laden
with Christmas cookies and
other treats this year, they
also enjoyed finger sand-
wiches and other light
Hibben and Brooks always
have a basket at the party
for any donations the guestsW
want to give to a local chari-
ty they have designated.
At their first Cookie
Exchange, according to
Hibben, the guests donated
$3,300 for Mission House,
the Jacksonville Beach
agency that serves the
This year, proceeds from
the party will go to the TPC
Village off Beach Boulevard.
TPC Village is operated by
Gateway Services and is a
residential facility that pro-
vides substance abuse treat-
ment for youth. It was
formed more than 10 years

ago by The Players
Championship charities.
Through the generous
gifts of the ladies attending
last year's party, the funds
donated to TPC Village fur-
nished the new girl's cottage
there, Hibben said.
"Ten years ago we wanted
to do something for some-
body else and have an old-
fashioned Christmas party,"
said Brooks.
"The ladies seem to like
this old-fashioned way to
celebrate Christmas with
friends and to give to oth-
The party gives the ladies
a break from the holiday
rush. They come from in
town and not just from the
beaches, said Hibben, whose
sister Jane Champion comes
from Tallahassee every year
for the party.
Champion and a few of
the other guests shared
recipes for the holiday treats
they brought to the Cookie
Champion brought
Cinnamon Glazed Pecans
made from an Emeril-
inspired recipe.
Sharon McKinnon's Mint

Brownies looked festive for
Christmas with crushed pep-'"
permint candy sprinkled
over the frosted brownies.
Marlene Edwards used a
recipe tor Green Bundt Cake
from Allrecipes.com and
adds either chopped dried
cranberries or cherries to
make the cake even prettier
for the holidays.
Denise Getsy's recipe for
Cheese Crackers is fun to
read and the crispy, cheesy
bites were a good change of
pace from holiday sweets.

The following are recipes for
some of the holiday treats
brought to Nancy Hibben and
Sunny Brooks, Cookie
..Cinnamon Glazed
(Jane Champion)

1 large egg white (3 T)
1 tsp. water
one-half cup sugar
6 T brown sugar
1 tsp. kosher salt
1 tsp. cinnamon


'Frosty the Snowman' excuse a new one

L ast year during our
� annual holiday dinner,.
L-.the dining toom table
started on fire as we lazed
around the kitchen dis- ',
cussing gravy and when you
know if a turkey is really
done.. - .
This year when we put the .
burned leaf into the once-
beautiful oak dining room
table, all I could do was
laugh. There is a nice burn
hole in the table that we :
decided not to have fixed
just so.we could laugh and
then double over remember-
ing the "hot" dinner we
had. .
We remembered how my
son very nonchalantly said,:
."Mom, the table is on fire,"
as he put napkins on the
proper side of the plate.
We remembered how my ,
brother, for some insane
reason, was vacuuming out
behind the refrigerator just
moments before everything
came together in those cru-
cial 10 minutes before you .
yell, "Everyone to the

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,This made it hard to hear .
my son's calm voice.
We remembered how we
decided it was really .not a
good idea to leave a candle
untended on the'table and
how my father; the ex-vol-
unteer fireman, told,us his
burning house storiess well
into dessert.
This year, we have a
whole new set of stories to,
This will be the year of
the late curfew;.' the night
we lay awake until almost 1

a.m. waiting for the daugh-
ter to show up for her mid-
night curfew, the daughter
who finally came home at
12:55 a.m. and sheepishly"
told us she was watching
"Frosty the Snowman" with
her boyfriend and forgot
about the time and the
12,000 phone messages
from her mother asking if
she was lying in a hospital
morgue. .
"Frosty the Snowman.".
Good one, Rachel.
Then, just as we were
finally falling asleep a little
after 2 a.m., a shadowy fig-
ure appeared at the bed-
room window with a flash-
This was a "holy @#$%"
The shadowy figure
moved from window to
window' as we quickly threw
on bathrobes and tried not,
to pass out and then did
what you are not supposed
to do -- run into the yard
to confront the shadowy
figure who you assume is a

7 kid trying to toilet paper the
lawn, the boyfriend bring-
ing over the study notes
from "Frosty the
Snowman," or a killer.
This time, it was the tipsy,
college-aged, home-for-the
holiday son, who forgot his
key and apparently how to
.dial his own cell phone to
have us let him into the
If you think a, bad turkey
is scary, you. should try this
for dessert.
In retrospect, we are
thinking that the table fire
is more exciting, but what is
really bothering us is the'
fact that the December holi-
days are looming and that
means the college boy will
be home for almost a
month and the daughter is .
already trying to convince
us to extend her curfew past
the midnight limit - as if
we will ever let her out of
the house again..
It's definitely Happy
Holidays with a teenaged
twist around here.

Daughter reconnects

with Donald Ray saga

D ebi Baker was not
quite 2 years old when
her father, Rhodes
Wylie, was lost at sea in
1957, the victim of a tragic
shrimp boat sinking off
Ponte Vedra Beach. -
For years, Baker searched __
the Internet for any mention
of his death, desperately try- .
ing to learn details of a .
tragedy that cast a dark shad-
ow, over her family.
Last month her search led JOHNNY
her to an article I did in May WOODHOUSE
2005: "Requiem for the ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Donald Ray."
Rhodes Wylie was the skip- and a disconnect continues
per of the ill-fated 'Donald to this day. When she
Ray, a.Mayport shrimp boat learned that an article about
that sank in high seas on the Donald Ray sinking had
March 8, 1957. been published, she asked
Wylie, 26, and two other for a copy and I quickly
Mayport fishermen, John obliged.
Gavagan, 35, and Melvin "I'm sure it would be hard
"Sweet Pea" Singleton, 21, for most people to under-
went down with the boat. stand, but at 51 years old I
Their bodies were never ' still cry when I think of the
found. tagedy of my family,"
Wylie's wife, Beulah, was Baker's e-mail said. "This is
pregnant at the time with not just for idle curiosity. I
the coupe's second child, a need to hold something that
boy. She also had a 9-year- acknowledges the existence
old son, Donald Ray, from a. of a man I loved."
previous marriage. A day before Thanksgiving,
After the incident, Baker's Baker said in an e-mail that
mother married a Mayport she had received copies of
sailor and moved to Long the article I sent her.
Beach, Calif., but she never The 2,700-word story was
got over Wylie's death. accompanied by eight pho-
"She remarried out of des- tos, including an image of
operation and loneliness. It Baker's smiling father on his
was a painful and sad life for older brother's boat with the
her," Baker said in a recent e- bow of the Donald Ray in
mail from her Valencia, the background.
Calif., home. "My son looks just like my
"Unfortunately, because of dad," Baker said in a phone
her sadness and depression, interview before
and my abusive alcoholic Thanksgiving.
stepfather's je fs- .. extendeddd family,
weren't giver aii.' " ,-ttlie o v -
tion about my fatr' "' t dd'aths '-has come a't a per-
opportunity to grieve." fect time to share. Thank
Baker's mother died of can- you for taking an interest in
cer 20 years ago, and, this in the first place. It
according to her daughter, affected so many lives."
"never stopped grieving until Bo Wylie of Atlantic
the day she died." Beach, who helped me
The tragedy also affected immensely with the story in
Baker's younger brother, 2005 and provided the only
Rhodes \Vylie Jr., who died photo of Rhodes WVylie and
at age 39 on the anniversary the Donald Ray, died last
of his father's death from December of cancer. He is
what she believes was a buried in Tillotson's
depression-induced drug Cemetery off Girvin Road,
overdose, near a grave that bares the
Baker lost touch with her name - but not the body -
Florida relatives years ago of Rhodes Wyvlie.

"The damn blow came up, " Bo IWylie, 81, said
in 2005.
"I was supposed to go out, too, but I didn't.
Rhodes had lost his anchor line the trip before and
was using a wire towing cable as an anchor. 0
"He radioed that the boat was taking in a lot of

photo courtesy of BO WYLIE
Rhodes Wylie, left, and' Bo Wylie in the mid-1950s. The bow of
the ill-fated Mayport shrimp boat Donald Ray is in the back-
ground. Bo Wylie, who died in 2005, said the crew's last refuge
aboard the sinking shrimp boat was likely the roof of the wheel-
house. He believed the men clung to the boat's swaywire; which -
led from the bow stem to the top of the mast, as the Donald
Ray slowly sank. To read "Requiem for the Donald Ray," visit

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Walter Frumerie, right, receives the Coast Guard Auxiliary's meritorious service award from Coast Guard Chief Robert Garris. The
award was handed during a recent change of watch ceremony for Flotilla 14-4;


Kelly Silvers and Charles Carpenter


. Doug Edwards and Casey Lynn

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Casev Lynn of Jacksonville
Beach, and Doug Edwards of
Tampa have announced their
engagement to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of the Rev. Don and Barbara
Lynn of, Jacksonville Beach.
She earned a bachelor's degree
in finance from Florida State

University. The groom
the son of John and
Edwards of New Port
He received a bachelor'
in management fro
University of Florida.
The couple plan to,
sunset on June 23, 2
Captiva Island, Fla.


.The annual Palm Valley Boat
and Light Parade Saturday
attracted crowds to the Palm
Valley, bridge, to restaurants
along the Intracoastal and to-
private parties lining the water--
The event, the last of this,
season's several such parades in
Northeast Florida, attracted
vessels that have won recent
contests, that have long
entered the Palm Valley event
and that are new to the con-,
test. . ,
Photographs on A-I and.A-'
12 were taken at the event,
which began about 6:30Tp.m.
just south of the bridge and
proceeded north to Marsh
Landing . .
Here are the. answers to the-
matching quiz on A-12*: .
A - 3. Maureen Van Doren
was, one of the original Palm
Valley residents who started
.the event in 1994 and is the
only captain in this year's
parade who lives in Palm
Valley. This year, she entered
her boat and her dock.
B - 5. Jason Sessions, entering
the Palm Valley event for the
third year, suffered defeat' two

years ago when his bo
down., ,
C - 7. Don Shirley, w
in his category in
Augustine parade this,
was out due to illness
but is back in top form
D - 1. Captain Carl PE
the Sorry Dog for chart
E - 2. Captain Brad R
of Jacksonville made
appearance in the Pail
F - 6. Captain Jaqui
native of London, shoi
otism and support
troops on her sailboat.
G - 4. On the kevl
"Rockin' Santa"
Vogelsen, owrier Of t
captained by David Go
In addition to '
rights, this year's win
get a cash award at a
.early . January at
Waterfront Grille,
Roscoe Blvd.
Last year, the top I
$1,500 and the winne
dock-decorating portion
event got $1,000.
* Source: Phil Kelly
Valley, who recruited
for the parade.

Kell- A. Silvers and Charles
M. Carpenter, both bof
Jacksonville, have announced
their engagement to be mar-
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Susan Silvers. of
Williamsburg, Va. She received
a Global MBA from the
University of North Florida


:Volunteer Advocates
Betty Griffin House .offers
24/7 advocacy to persons aged
-elect is 18 and older that have been
Cheryl sexually assaulted in St. Johns
Richey. County.
s degree , Volunteer advocates are
m the needed on call rotation and
meet sexual assault victims at
wed at Flagler Hospital in the new
,007, at Sexual Assault Forensic Exam
' and Advocacy Unit. The advo-
cate supports the victim, advis-
es them of services and answers
I7 any questions they may have
About the whole process.
. ... State-certified training is
at broke offered free of charge and con-
' sists of 15 hours of self study
rho won and 15' hours of class time: ;
the St. Monthly advocate meetings
month, are required. To, volunteer one
last year or more days a month, call
1. Kelly Ballantine at 904-808-
egel uses 8544. .. ,
ters. Volunteer Opportunities at
Reckamp Mayo Clinic
his first , Mayo Clinic* is currently
m \'alley. seeking volunteers to work at
the San Pablo Road campus
\Velti, a and' at St. Luke's Hospital.
ws patti- Mayo offers flexible sched-
for the ules in a variety 'of service
areas. For more information
board is about the opportunities, call.
NMike the Volunteer Services depart-
he boat ment at 296-3722 or send an e-
'nzalez. mail to
bragging' volunteersmcj@mayo.edu.
ner will The Literacy Program at the
party in Women's Center of
LuLu's Jacksonville is seeking volun-
301 N. teers.
The all-volunteer group,
boat got which has been in existence for
:r of the over two years, serves about
n of the 100 women a year and is hop-
ing to grow. Volunteer posi-
of Palm tions are available in group's
captains Rape Recovery Program.
The Women's Center is at
5644 Colcord Ave.

and is employed by Lexicon
The groom-elect is the son of
Michael and Linda Carpenter
of lacksonville Beach. He
attended the University of
Florida, and is employed by
The couple plan to wed on
July 7, 2007.

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Whisk egg whites to a
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until well coated. Pour
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sheet. It is important to
arrange a single layer of nuts
and turn every 15 minutes to
ensde- even roasting.
Remove from oven when
meringue coating is dry,
approximately 45 minutes.
Savory: Add to the above
recipe 1 tsp. Worcestershire,
1 tsp. chili powder, and one-
quarter tsp. ground cayenne
Cinnamon and Spice: Add
to the above recipe one-half
tsp. cayenne pepper and
one-half tsp. ground cumin.
Orange and Cinnamon:
Add to the above recipe an
additional tsp. of cinnamon,
1 T grated orange peel, one-
quarter tsp. ground nutmeg,
one-quarter tsp. ground gin-
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ground cloves.
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The Stuff: one-half lb.
sharp cheddar cheese
2 sticks of butter or Parkav
margarine (do not use low
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2 cups all purpose flour
one-half tsp. Cayenne pep-r
per (or more for extra kick)
one-quarter tsp. salt
2 cups Rice Krispies
The Mixin, (hope you,re
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Grate the cheese, then mix,
the butter and cheese togeth-
er. It helps to soften the but-
ter and cheese slightly.
. Sift the flour, cayenne pep-

per, and salt into the mix-
ture. (The sifting spreads the
ingredients evenly.i Mix
thoroughly. Lastly, mix in
the Rice Krispies.
The Fixin: Roll the dough
into a ball the size of a quar-
ter and placed on a greased,
or non-stick cookie sheet.
Mash with a fork to desired
thickness. I like mine thin
and crispy, says Getsy.
Bake at 300 degrees for 20
to 25 minutes.
Tips: Most flour is pre-sift-
ed, but sifting again can
increase volume. Sifting is a
suggestion but not required.
Use a tablespoon or two less
flour because of the sifting.
..- Putting thebcheeselih"tee'
microwave for about a
'minute and the butter for .10
to 20 seconds1can make
hand mixing a little easier.
Keep a close eye towards
the end of the cooking time.
Turn the cookie sheets dur-
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will continue to harden if
left on the cookie sheet to
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1 brownie mix .
1 extra egg
I tsp. mint extract
1 can buttercream frosting
2-3 drops green food color-
in g ,. , ,, . . ..
one-half to 1 tsp. mint
1 2-inch square semi-sweet
chocolatee or one-half cup
semi-sweet morsels, melted
crushed peppermint candy,
Bake brownie mix as
directed, adding 1 tsp. mint
extract and extra dgg to bat-
ter. The extra egg will make a
more cake-like brownie. Add.
an additional half tsp. '
extract for more minty fla-
Add green food coloring
and a half a teaspoon of
mint extract to frosting. :
Frost cooled brownies.
Drizzle with melted choco:-
late. For the Christmas holi-.
days, -sprinkle crushed pep-
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one-half cup vegetable oil
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one-half cup packed brown
one-half cup chopped wal-
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
one-quarter cup confec-
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degrees. 'Grease and flour a
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December 20, 2006

* Fishing Leader .
* Jags let one slip away
- Classifieds

Senators near end of regular season

Conference championships

begin after Christmas break

With the boys and girls soc-
cer seasons winding down,
Fletcher teams have turned
their attention to the upcom-
ing playoffs where both have
the potential to make some
Last Friday night, the
Senators boys team tied Orange
Park, 3-3, with Jason Phillips
netting all three Fletcher goals.
IThe win improved the
Senators' season mark to 9-3-4.
Fletcher was slated to travel to
Mandarin on Tuesday in a final
tune-up before the Gateway
gets underway
Jan. S. The
Gateway finals
are scheduled
to take place
lan. 12.
After that,
the Senators
conclude the
regular season
\with games . .:
against Nease
S lan. 161, First Coast (Jan. 18i
and Terry Parker ijan. 19)
before the District Tournament
begins Jan. 22. This year's dis-
tricts will be played at Fletcher
High School.
Before the season began,
Senators head coach Mike
Levine's biggest concern was
offensive punch. But freshman
Tony Kattreh, juniors Cabe
Nolan and Donald Grzena, and
a host of others including Alex
Schanen, Phillips and Sam
Allen have stepped forward to
put their team on the score-
Defensively, the Senators are
solid up the middle and in
It's an interesting mii\ of vet-
eran players and young talent
on Levine's squad. Senior lead-
ership is provided by irudfielder
Kwame Alavon. Richard
Huggett, Andrew Mlcllrath, vet-
eran varsity starter Sam Allen,
Phillips, Tommy Long and
Manuel Salcedo.
The team has played well
throughout the year but Levine
knows all about peaking in time
foi the postseason.
"Organizationally, defensively,
we're doing a real good job,"
Levine said after defeating
Mandarin earlier this month.
"We're starting to figure it out.
We're starting to get the rota-
tions and step into players a lit-
tle bit better. I'm very proud of
how we did that.
"We're still trying to get to a
point where everybody is com-
peting all the time.' he said.
"The game we lost down in
Tampa ,5-0 to Largo) we never
had more than three guys at a
time playing. And everyone else
was just wearing a unifomi on
the field.
"So it still comes back to bite
us once in a while. But we're bet-
ter now than we were, and we'll
be better by the end of the year
than we are nght now."

On the girls side. sophomore
Carolina Lencina seems to
have regained her form after a
three-game "slump."
Lencina. who keys Fletcher's
offensive attack, scored all
three goals in a shutout over
Orange Park last Friday.

The Senators were scheduled
to face Ed White Tuesday night
and Englewood on Wednesday
before a much-needed
Christmas break, according to
head coach Megan Pardue.
"We're physically drained."
Pardue said Monday. "We've
got a bunch of players playing
both high school and club soc-
cer and that can be a double-
edged sword.
"It's great because their skills
are better developed and they
develop a chemistry with their
teammates, but it's also very
physically demanding and can
lead to either a loss of focus or
Several play-
ers - not all of
them partici-
pating on club
rr teams - are
nursing nag-
ging injuries
and Pardue
said the 17-day
break %ill
prove either a
blessing or a
"We're play-
ing well right now so you're
always worried that it might
not be that way when we
return from Christmas break."
she said. "On the other hand,
we'll have indoor practices in
the Fletcher gym to stay sharp
and hopefully when we come
back we'll be pretty well healed
Goalkeeper Amy Nledis is
among those banged up,
although she received good
news this week when what was
thought to be a high ankle
sprain was diagnosed as a sim-
ple sprain. "Willi" Babillis filled
in for MNedis against Paxon last
Wednesday and Orange Park
.After winter vacation, the
Senators begin play in the
Gateway Conference
Tournament Jan. 8. As a top
seed, Fletcher will likely have
at least one home game, but
must travel to Mandann for
the semifinal and final rounds.
"Everybody looks past the
conference [championships] as
no big deal, but if you're the
best in your conference that's
probably an indicator of how
you'll do in the districts and
regions," Pardue said.
"It was one of our goals to
get a top seed and it's a goal to
win the Gateway title."

St. Augustine 50, Fletcher 32
The Senators suffered a home
loss Monday night to the visit-
ing Yellow Jackets.
Kristen Hackworth led
Fletcher with 10 points, fol-
lowed by Alyssa Patterson with
seven and teammates Belia
Rodriguez, Christine Perkins
and Treykeezia Smith with four
points each.
After a close first quarter in
which the Senators trailed 15-
13, the team scored only three
points in the second quarter as
St. Augustine forged a lead it
would not relinquish.
The loss dropped Fletcher to
8-6 on the season. Coach Rich
Banks' squad was set to lace up
their sneakers again Tuesday
against Paxon, and then again
on Friday in a trip to First
Coast High before two weeks
off for Christmas break.

ABOVE: Fletcher players, from left, Carolina Lencina, Kayla Beckmann and Sam Hayes celebrate a goal by Jordan Dixon (4) dur-
ing recent action at Jack Taylor Stadium.
BELOW: Senators midfielder Jason Phillips (18) maneuvers past a diving defender during a game earlier this season. Phillips had
all three Fletcher goals last Friday night in a 3-all tie at Orange Park.

The Fletcher Middle School 8th grade girl's basketball team
won the Eastern Division with a 12-0 record this season. Top
row, from left: manager Jaselle Moore, Bryn Walsh, Amber
Pickles, Brittany Van Nelson and Cali Clayton. Coach
Wanda Ware.Middle Row: Ashley Cartlidge, Hayley
Chandler, Erin Holston, Carly Brantley, Chelsea Guisette.
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Despite fog problems, the fish are biting

Earlier in the week, David,
T'rhe fog has been worri- with friend Mike Morris, took
| some but the fish are bit-- the "Crusty Crab" to the jetties
ing. Redbass, trout and . where they pulled up 18
sheepshead reports are excel- sheepshead on Monday mom-
lent from the river and creeks, - ing and 23 toothy ones on
and the whiting in the surf - Tuesday.
have been strong all week. Jetty guide Fred Morrow
The "Mayport Princess," with fished the river with his friend
Capt. George Strate and lots of Jim Alen on Monday and
anxious anglers, was able to caught 10 sheepshead to five
make several productive trips . pounds and five speckled trout.
to the party grounds last week. On Thursday, with Dr. Robert
On each trip anglers were WIMPY SUTTON Still in the canal, Capt. Fred
pleased with their limit of bee- FISHING LEADER reports a catch of nine redbass
liners and seabass and several . . to 18 inches, nine speckled
grouper and snapper. trout and a pair of flounder.
On Wednesday, Buck Gergley Back on the beach last Friday On Friday morning, Tri Vu
led all the anglers on the and Saturday, Capt. Da\id King and John Blount, with Capt.
"Princess" with hisA18-pound ,took the "Crusty Crab" to the Fred, lifted 12 sheepshead into
grouper. There were other snap- red tops. Anchoring in about the "Little Yvonne" and on
per caught and three additional 35 feet of water, Capt. David .Saturday T.L. Fleniming, with
grouper to go with great catch- brought home 90 whiting each his four-year-old son Charles,
es of beeliners and seabass. ' afternoon. and Rickv Jackson found 26
hungry sheepshead in the
. , Capt. Bob Cosby, with John
i W, right, Rocky Cooley and
Dave Dell, used live shrimp.,'
near Sisters Creek and caught
26 redbass to 22 inches, 14
A trout, a flounder and two blues.
James Gergley, Matt
Hamilton and Mike Tandarich
.teamed up last Monday at the
jetties for 14 redbass to 31
:A;-. 44. inches, seven sheepshead,
SF seven trout and a pair of drum.
Capt. Dave Sipler made a lit-
tIe scouting trip last Monday
and found great action along
�. ...< the river. He had four flounder
to 26 inches, four sheepshead,'
15 trout and a 27-inch redbass
before noon.
On Tuesday morning, Capt.
S Dave and fishing partner Ken
Hubbard fished the river with
' live shrimp and caught 20
trout, three flounder, a
. sheepshead, four redbass and
, , an octopus.
Veteran canal he guide John
::Dyrssen fished several of his
... -..hot spots last Wednesday with
friend Dwight Hibbard. They
used live shrimp on float rigs,
U, of course, and caught 25 speck-
led trout and a four-pound
flounder. Five of their trout
weighed between three and
five pounds.
Butch Garvin and John
Pno ,.-tubr.ned Campbell anchored the "B. E."_
History Picture of the Week: Russell Smith, father of Marilyn along the rocks last Thursday
--Smith-Lay, caught this big drum at the jetties in the late 1950s - --aud.caught 4-.trout and three.

Photo submitted
Dan Beers with a redbass he recently caught along the big jetties. Dan was using dead shrimp
for bait.

flounder and on Friday from
the "Early Times" they caught
more trout along with three
redbass isL\ to 10 pounds; and
three flounder.
Larry "Fishman" Finch
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last Saturday at Flagler Beach
and caught nine pompano and
50 large whiting.
Charlie Bosco put his sand
fleas far into the sloughs at
Talbot Island and caught sever-
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pound drum.
Ron Watterman also used
sand fleas in the same Talbot
Island area and caught 18
whiting and a nine-pound
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Jaguars QB David Garrard (9) threw three interceptions and lost
a fumble in Sunday's 24-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Jaguars let another one slip away

W hy did the Tennessee
Titans do it to their
favorite punching
bag from Jacksonville again?
The reason is simple. The
Titans wanted Sunday's game
more than.the Jaguars did.
The Jeff Fisher gang was hot
and after the shellacking it
took here earlier this season,
revenge was boiling in the
players' veins.
Throughout last week, sto-
ries out of Nashville kept men-
tioning that fact. 7-
In the jaguars locker room,
on the other hand, one would
never know there was any fear,
of retribution. At least in the
days preceding Sunday's con-
"Naw," one player told us,.
"they might be hot now, but
we took 'em earlier and we'll
do it again."
From Sunday's stats, which
say that the Jaguars won, one
would believe that'--- except,
the stats don't always put
points on the board. One
hates to use the word "choke,"
but that's about what hap-
pened to the boys wearing
Teal and Black.
Jacksonville tried to give the
game away and succeeded.
You might say the Jaguars
offense scored 31 points - 17


for themselves and a generous
14 for Tennessee. That was a
result of giving the Titans
three interceptions.and an
untimely fumble.,
Sure, the 24-17 score doesn't
tell the whole store . Several
"what-ifs' tell it better.
What if Fred Taylor's tender'
hamstring hadn't give way on
his 35-yard run that -seemed
destined to, end with a touch-
down? Instead it was just a
nice, run instead of six points.
That play alone might have
turned the game around.
It also took Taylor out of
commission for the rest of the
day.' That was a devastating
loss for Del Rio's boys.

What if David Garrard had-
n't played like a raw rookie?
He tossed three interceptions
and fumbled to give the Titans
all the chances they needed to
get the victory.
The Byron Leftwich-lovers
haven't stopped cheering yet.
But what if the offensive
line had
given F ,S
Garrard the
protection Sm, i,
any quarter- [ J
back needs?
At times it
looked like hat - e)
Open House " * d
Tennessee's Iput6oi
defense. I * ard i
Come one, us f
"Vhat if " ke
MattJones a
* had lived up
to his draft ,..
reputation * a
and played. ] wi
better when a
he had a
What if the Jaguars hadn't
gone for a fourth down pass
on the goal line and bulled it
over with Maurice Jones-Drew
instead? That would have
been a key fourth quarter TD
and also might have changed



the outcome.
The "what-ifs" are always
there in any loss, but there
were more of them Sunday for
head coach Jack Del Rio's
With two games remaining
- one of them against the
New England Patriots, alas, it
appears that
*h 'y the Jaguars
have once
Bisay [ thatI again played
sl l in, a themselves out
b ve a of the postsea-
son. It might
-.epth be just as well
t his ank the way they
were tackling
.] against the
hate to Titans Sunday.
w oOne thing
irked a viewer:
[t Some Jaguars
w players were
seen laughing
tand as jolly as
*il T ea they'd be at a
lak*beer fest. The
Titans had a
right to laugh.
They had done it again to
their favorite patsies.
Byron Leftwich is probably
still laughing, and it's not
from the anesthetic used dur-
ing his ankle surgery.
Oh; well, men. Wait'll next
year. Again.

Marshall University players remembered

"T A Thenever the Jags win,
\/1 it seems people in our,
V .Vcity are simply in a
better mood come Monday.
Jacksonville's emotions often
rise and fall with our team.
Folks tend to make Jaguars
games a part of their weekend,
and feel they have some bond
w. ith the Jags.
Now imagine that it all sud-
denly disappeared. Imagine
that while traveling to say,
Denver, there was a terrible
crash and all on board the
jaguais plane were killed in the
accident. All of the players. All
of the coaches. The medical
staff and the trainers.
Can you imagine? Think of
the grief that the families,
would have, and.that this area
as a whole would feel as well.
Unfortunately this very-situa-'
tion happened in Huntington,
WV.Va. over 35 years ago. The
year was 1970 and the Marshall
University Thundering Herd
was returning from Greenville,
N.C. where they had lost to
East Carolina University.
It was a rainy and windy
night and the plane was . .
approaching the Tri-State
Airport on the W\est Virginia
border. At 7:42 p.m., on
descent, the plane clipped the
top of the trees, and slammed
into the Appalachian.hillside.
The plane burst into flames
and all 75 on board were killed.
Along with the coaches and
players who died, lost were four
physicians, a city councilman, ,
a local car dealer, the local
radio announcer, and several
prominent businessmen. This
remains the worse disaster ever


involving an American sports
team. , ' , . '
Fate has a funny way of deal-
ing people in and out of ,
tragedy. Assistant coach Red
Dawson made the trip to
Greenville with the teaminj5)
plane, but then decided to
drive back with another assis-

tant to make some recruiting
visits. The Thundering Herd
, team captain, Nate Ruffin, had
stayed behind on campus due
to,a right arm injury. The . .
team's leading rusher, Arthur
Harris .Jr. was thrilled that his
dad had made the trip along
with the team.
Room was available to Mr.
Harris Sr. only because an assis-
tant coach had given up his
seat. Mrs. Harris lost her son
and husband suddenly on that
terrible night.
There are many stories relat-
ed to the.crash and the unenvi-
able task of rebuilding the foot-
ball program after the tragedy.
This is the subject of the movie,
, "We are Marshall" which opens
in theaters nationwide on
December 22.
University president Donald
Dedmon appointed Jack
Lengyel, portrayed by Matthew
McConaughey, to coach the

"Young Thundering Herd,"
after the crash. With few expe-
rienced players, the team won
only two of its 10 games that
year -- including an upset win
over Xavier on the last play of
the game.
The "Young Thundering
Herd" however set the stage for
what has become one of the
most successful NCAA pro-
grams, including 20 consecu-
tive winning seasons, two of
them undefeated. Marshall has
won eight conference crowns,
five bowl wins, and two l-AA
national championships.
Marshall has also sent several
players to the NFL, including
Randy Moss of the Oakland
Raiders, Chad Pennington of
the New York Jets, and Byron
Leftwich of the Jacksonville
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Participants in The Nutcracker production perform in the finale at Fletcher High School
Saturday night. Organizers said the local production drew a large audience and the project
was dubbed a success. Proceeds will be used to .help orphans in India, according to organ-

Carol Barbour helps children
make their gifts at the annual
Children's Christmas work-
shop hosted by Palms
Presbyterian Church. Many
hours of preparation by mem-
bers of the church helped the
event run smoothly, and the
children went home with gifts
to give to family and friends at
Christmas. This year the chil-
dren, accompanied by a par-
ent or grandparent, met in the
sanctuary with Rev. Katie Day
for storytelling and the singing
of Christmas carols, and then
preceded to the Fellowship
Hall where they were greeted
by youth and adult volunteers
ready to assist them in their

Beaches area Girl Scouts
went Christmas caroling at
Baptist Medical Center- . .
Beaches. The girls represent
Junior Troop 1228, Junior
Troop 974 and Brownie Troop
1209. The girls sang and
handed out Christmas decora-
tions to both staff and patients.


At the annual Calendar Girls party hosted Saturday by the Red Hat Foxes, 90 people enjoyed a fun fashion show and a gift
raffle. Those attending dressed to represent special occasions and calendar girls. Pictured from left, back row, Geri Lewis,
Wendy Wamer and Beverly Danford; in the front row, Miss.Jacksonville Teen 2006 and Miss Florida's Outstanding Teen
2006, Sydney Keister, Danford's granddaughter and Terry Guilfoll, Keister's grandmother. The group of Red Hat members
sang Christmas songs with lyrics specially written for the Red Hat members. This year two sisters, Audrey Dearborn and
Theresa Rookey, did a Dicken's skit as a part of the show. Another pair of sisters, Janet Dulina and Suzie Powell, did a
poem about sisters then "modeled" in their PJ's as they fought/teased each other as sisters often do. The "models" also
included a set of best friends/neighbors who people always think are sisters - wearing grass skirts, bare midriff, fun sun-
glasses and luau attire - Gene DeLoach and Inga Tyson, both of Atlantic Beach.

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Karen Jackson performs at Sterling's Birthday party last week,
which was a fundraiser for BEAM. Sterling Joyce, a local
restaurant host, has the affair annually to raise funds for area
charities. Jackson surprised BEAM executive director Cindy
Funkhouser with a check for $500 from UPS, where she works.

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Jax Beach - Updated 4BR, 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 rub with deck. 1335,000
Florentine - This 3BR, 2.5BA uith loft is
only one vear old and ready now! Enjoy
peaceful lake views from your open patio,
spacious kitchen with breakfast bar, formal
liIing and dining, oversized laundry, over
$40k in upgrades' 5299.900
Hunters Haven - Honey. .cut up the credit
cards' Adorable and artffordable 3BR/2BA
is minutes to St. Johns Town Center'
Spacious floor plan with wood laminate
and tile floors, open eat-mn kitchen, formal
dining room, and oversized wooden deck
leads to private fenced backyard with
-���in �^ r .a-d m inxre nreer S71.00171in

PRICED TO Sell. Reduced 40 acres @. .
$5500/ac. Building lois (all sizes) to large
acreage - Owner financing (800'1294-2313
Ext.1385 A Bar Sales Inc. 7 days. 7am-
7pmr: . . .
WYOMING RANCH Dispersal 35 acres -
$49.900; 70 acres ' $89 900: 110 acres -
$132,900 Snow-capped mountain views
Surrounded by govt land Abundant wild-
lile Recrealtonal paradise Low laxes. EZ
Terms Call Uiah Ranches. LLC
OCALA NATIONAL Foresl Lots. $500
down, $199 monin. Owner 352-624-2215
or (3521236-4579
www.ocalatorestland com/2nd
MANDARIN, 1.3 acres on.San Jose & Bay
Meadows Residennal or Commerdial
$485k, Call Ron. Sellslate Broker
1+ ACRE Mountain Lots. Minutes from
Hayesville, NC. Hiawassee River ane
Lake Chaluga. Build your home for a lile-
time Lots range in pnce fiom $54.900
to $87 900 Call 828-389-8843 or 904-1
JAX BCH 5 blIocks to ocean. comer loi
consider, owner financing Owner,' Ageni
$1 74.900 46.3-7343.
6 LOTS West of Maypon Rd., Atlantic
Beach. next Io junkyard. $35,000 to
$70,000 buy one or all (904)571-4211
mountain properties Low property laxes.
No slate income tax Four seasons- South-
ern hospiialiry. For more into Call Lake-
side Really 1888)291-5253 www.lakesi-
NORTH CAROLINA- Beautiful Blue Ridge
Mountain Views 32 Acre Mountain Es-
late Heavily Wooded wir, Stream. EZ Fi-
nancing. $29,900. 18001230-6380.

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Ponte Vedra Leader
(904) 249-9033

WEST BEACHES. Pablo Point. 3,'2 loh,
nuge lot. all cedar, many upgrades.
$305.000. 631-3029.
SOUTHSIDE -'7388 Secret Woods, brick,
3/2/2, 1895sf, $283,500 OBO, Independ-
enrit Brokers & Associates, 247-4333 or
NEAR GAINESVILLE - lake view home on
5 acres, 4/3. 2950sf, bullet 2002, $469.000
OBO. Independent Brokers & Associates
247-4333 or 710-3111.

ADORABLE BEACH home, 3/2, 1 car car-
port, 'large backyard for entertaining
w/new swim spa and decking throughout,
sitting on two large city lots, beautiful'
oaks. Reduced to $339,000, as is. 941
Ruth Ave. Motivated seller,(904)338-4303.
INVESTOR'S DREAM! Lot w/ -house,
60x125, 9th Ave. N. Make offer.
blocks from ocean, 1602sf. No HOA.
Granite, upgrades. $369,000. Call John
R/E Broker (904)699-8887
3BR/1 BA, great starter home or invest-
ment; nice lot w/screened porch & fenced
yard, concrete block, 100% financing
available, $199,000. Call 247-9244 or

4BR/2BA w/pool! 2000+sf., new
roof, HVAC, fence, flooring,
windows, garage door. Reduced to
2BR,'2BA. off Hodges Blhd - near
JTB- 3rd floor unti $t?5.900.
TWO IBR/ IBA +loft Pone Vedra
Beach Condos, upgrades including
granite & tile floors,fireplace, custom
lighting, private beach access, tennis,
fitness room. 1 unit currently leased.
.$189,900 & $195,900.
15TH AVE. S.
Ke\ Wes. strle cottage, 2BR/JI 5BA,
adorable 'ith huge greal room.
private, backyard, great for
entertaining, Lo" maintenance,
landscaping. $319.900
2BR!2BA. dotnnsLurs uru. fireplace.
"ood floors. lear garage. Offered at
Off Solano Rd. one has small beach
cottage, been remodeled Take
jd\anai3ge o' goltf \ie%% or purchase
both for Vour drem horue.. Not
man\ like this! 2BR/2BA beach
courage. 4-199.900. Addinonal lot tis
3BR/2BA lust minutes to ocean.
remodeled kitchen. 2 car garage.
Ste lo playground tennisi counrts!
Call: 904-241-4447
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SUnfurnished Homes 131 Magnolia - NIB 2BR/1BA, ground floor Unfurnished Condos
Serena Point - JB 3BR/3BA. new top.floor large duplex, plus den, less than block to bch. Palms at Marsh Landing- JB
. contdo, direct oceanfront views, amenities, $1000/mo. Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
garage. $3000/mo.
S i R R A n h Intracoastal West 1BR/1BA. 3rd floor with garage. $925/mo. S
Oceanside 932 - JB 3BR/3.5BA, condo has 2BR/2BA, ground floor. $1000/mo.
luxurious features, ocean porch, sunset porch, Bishop's Court - Hodges
garage. $2800/mo. . End units w/views, all appliances, amenities. 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, vaulted
430 9th Avenue N. - JB 3BR/2.5BA, two 1BR/1BA, ground floor. $875/mo. ceilings. $1050/mo.
story home w/pool, fenced yard, hardwood. 1BR/1BA, ground floor. $900/nio. Belleza - PV 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor top/end unit, W
; floors, 2 car garage. $2295/mo. Avanti - Kernan 2BR/2BA, ground floor fireplace, vaulted ceilings, all upgraded.
I North Shore - JB 3BR/2BA, brand new condo, upgraded, screened porch, w/private $1000/mo.
construction w/incredible ocean views, water view $1000/mo. 2BR/2BA,2nd floor w/private views. $1100/mo.
upgrades, garage, amenities. $2000/mo IL Villagio - Southside 2BR/2.5BA two story Ocean Links - PV
SPablo Beach South - JB 3BR3.5BA, three condo w/upgrades throughout, screened porch, 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/fireplace, screened
. story townhouse w/ocean views, balcomes, amenities. $1200/mo. . porch, amenities. $1100/mo
Attached garage. $1900/mo.
Oakbridge at Sawgtass - PV Brightwater - Gate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end Jardin De Mer - JB R
4BR/2BA, home has screened lanai, on unit townhouse, screened porch, attached 3BR/2BA, 2nd floor condo wall the upgrades, .
lagoon, 2 car garage, comm. pool. $1700/mo garage, club pool. $1250/mo. garage, fireplace, balcony. $1150/mo.
o Solano Cay - PV 3BR/2.5BA, two story Point Meadows Place - Gate Pkwy Villas at Marsh Landing - JB
home, two car garage, comm. pool. 3BR/2BA, newer top floor condo, porch, 3BR/2BA, groundfloorendunit,screenedporch, o
S$1550/mo. elevator, amenities, carport. $1290/mo amenities. $1200/mo.
The Fountains-PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse i - e s 3R.5, tO
w/wood floors,new carpet, enclosed tiled Windsor Parke - Hodges 3BR/2.5BA, two
porch, lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. story home w/deck, fireplace, enclosed porch, MAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE
SThe Courtyards - Mayport of ABfenced backyard. $1995/mo. Shannon Smith
Te-f Kensington - St Aug 4BR/3BA, new home,
t '3BR/2.5BA, private, updated unit Kensington - St Aug 4BR/3BA, new home, (904) 285-5640
w/garage, patio, balcony, overlooks lagoon. all tiled and upgraded, 3 car garage, patio, www.rentthebeaches.com
S.$1100/mo. comm. pool. $2200/mo.

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2/2 TOWNHOUSE. 630 Aquatic Drive in
Atlantic Beach. $175K. 1100sf. New roof,
AC, windows, siding. Call 904-536-6945.
4BR/2BA, OPEN/ split plan, oversized, ex-
tremly large fenced yard, large shed in
backyard, All brick, 2 car garage, close to
beach, in quiet neighborhood. Lots of
trees. No homeowners assoc. $380,000.
4BR/3.5BA, granite counters thru-out.
Large screened porch. A Must Seel
$585,000. (904)536-7007.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, 1450sqft., tile,
new bath, CH&A, Florida room, fenced
yard, laundry'room, carport, sprinkler sys-
tem, well, new.windows,, blinds, move in
ready, 12 blocks to ocean, $289,000, 710-
2600, 534-3411.
ATLANTIC BCH, Large Duplex, 2BR
1.5BA, tile floors, wood floors in bed-
rooms. Nice backyard. $250,000 each
side. Owner 241-8508.
SAWGRASS SINGLE family home.
2BR/2BA, completely remodeled, new 30
year roof, 42" hickory cabinets, travetire
stone floor, Berber carpet and crown
molding. Seller will pay all closing costs.
$289,900. 463-0505.

I BUY Houses. Best prices paid. Call John

PVB LOWEST priced/ best location,
2BR/2BA, fp, in Ocean Grove, walk to
beach, newly renovated/ never occupied,
$187,500, possible lease/purchase,
3/2, 1500sf condo in like new condition.
Below current market price.
Keller Williams Realty Jacksonville'
Rare find in this prime location Spacious,
3BR.2BA. Recently remodeled kilcnen,
beachside covered'porch, pool and private
pier. $725,000; Dunson Real Estate, Inc.
Realtor (904)247-5153. . r
FSBO VILLAS at Marsh Landing. charm.
ing 1BRI1BA condo w'nreplace. new ce.
ramic tiled lloors. glass enclosed lanai all
appliances included, beautiful golf course
view. garage $160.000 k9041536-6065.
PV. 2/2, fireplace, screened patio over-
looking lake. $214.900. Vanguard Realty
COZY CONDO in PVB, FL $249 900
View Inlotube Ad No. 154740 A MUST
SEE! 2BR.2BA in quiet cul-ae-sac, lully
remodeled w/ile, new carpel, huge
screened-in paiio overlooking lake. new
Kitchen cabinets, appliances, fireplace &
pnvate entry garage w/plenry of storage
space Full access to pool. tennis couns. 3
blocks from the ocean. Call 707-7986 or
LIVE MINUTES from the beach, 2BR/2BA
Condo, attached garage, for ONLY
$167,000. Weichert .Realtors 1st Coast.
WATERFRONT ICW condo ilownriomel
w'40'+ dock. large 2BR/2.5BA. all tile
downstairs w/wel bar; clubhouse w/pool.
low monthly tees. Will sacrifice for
$340.000. Ask aboul Iree 26' boat Call
247-9244 or 651-6748.
OCEANFRONT 2/2, garage, pool views
from every room. $495,900 Lease option
Owner/ agent 463-7343
PELICAN Poinl $730k, LandMark L950k.
WaterMark $996k Call Renee L. Baron.
inc. lotr a tour (904) 242.2821.
OCEANVIEW 3/2. Great views from most
rooms. Ceramic rile, rwo balconies
$449.900 Vanguard Really 463-7343

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Former manager's residence on a peace-
lul lot in oeaulilul community of Portside,
lust 5 minutes to the Beach! 1981 Twin
Manor, 23x68, 3BR,2BA, double wide in
excellent condition Upgrades include
newer roof, newer carpel, newer gutlers
27x10 screened, covered paltio, large
shed, huge RV carport & cement pad. all
appliances stay. Beautiful mobile home
community with 2 pools, tennis couns &
clubhouse Lot rent $300/mo. Will rent 10
own $18,000 Can Dan @ 509-4382.
PALM HARBOR factory liquioatlon sale
2006 models. National Budilder 0% down
when you own your own land! Call for
Iree brochures. (800)622-2832

2800sf., $2800/mo includes utilities. Call
Bart @ 241-3111 (Ext. 11).

2/1, $895/MQ plus dep.(will work with de-
posit). Walk to beach. 115 18th Ave. N.,
Unit B. (904)525-5551.


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1.5 BLOCKS to ocean, 174 1st Ave. S.
2BR 1BA, CH/A, no pets, $875/mo.'
BEACHFRONT 1BR/ 1BA, 108 Orange
St, Nep Bch, downstairs, $1050/mo. incl.
util. (661)803-6275.
NEPTUNE BCH, charming 2BR 1BA apt,
1 block from beach, storage & laundry
hook up, wood floors, new appliances &
A/C. $1000/mo. Call Rick 891-2345.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 2 Blocks to
OCEAN, CH&A, $800/mo. 409 South 2nd
Street. (415)-306-2530.
JAX BEACH, 2BR townhouse, near
ocean, CH&A, WDHU, no pets. $950/mo.
+$500/dep. 246-3130.
JAX BEACH, 2 1/2 blocks to ocean. 1/1
large upstairs, $770/mo,. 821-9751/
LARGE EFFICIENCY Apartment, excel-
lent location, 2 blocks to Ocean, very
clean. No pets. $575/mo. 642-1214 or
floor Larte deck 1 block to beach.
$1050;mo includes *waer. 241-0897.
JAX BEACH EasI of 3ra, 985rB 2nd
Street South. 2BRf'BA. washer;' dryer,
$875/mo VIP Really 962-6190..
MAYPORT ROAD MH, 2BR credal check
lencea private properly. No pels
$600,'me .$600tdep .246.4461
ATLANTIC BCH Townhouse. 3BR' 1.5BA
$850 mo plus se:., 1501 Jordan iEasi ol
Mayport, off Donneri 642 1003.
PONTE VEDRA- 2BR'2BA patio home
I Club pool, tennis & more! $1200'mo All
South Realty, 241-4141.' .

JAX BEACH 3BR/2BA spacious bright
er"nd unir garage. lanai, pool gated, close
to .JTB blocks 10 beach, $1350m.:.o
BEACHES. PVB 1. 2. & 3BR wiin ocean
views irom $800C'mo 233-4545.
1-12 BLOCKS ro Ocean istAve. Souri.,
BR, 1BA. $685/mo 19041891-0606
' PVB. 3BR,2BA Townhome, WDHU. lyr
lease No peis. $950'mo. -$950/sec
249.6501 233-7224.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome 2/2 end
unai CH8A mile Iloor 1177 Songbird Lane.
$8251mo , 280-2728 leave message
JAX BEACH Efhicency garage apit usi 4
block' Io ocean $500'mo. All Souin Real-
ty. 241.4141
2BR.2BA Oonus room covered paiino
CH&A WDHU 1207 Maypon Lanaing Dr.
$790,'mo, $700 deposit 280-2728. leave
TWO 1BR Apartrients, 2 blocks from
beach },650mo. 1 Ehfficiency apartment, 2
blo)ks irom beach $550/mo 249-6748.

CH/A. WDHU. Easl ol isl St $795-
$895/mo. 241-7368, 733-3730
PVB 3BR2BA Townhouse. 1280sf.. W/D,
screened poicn $11100mo. May give
option io buCijy 904.-537-4072
JAX BEACH 2BR.1BA apanmeni WDHU.
CH&A. Replace, 1 block hrom ocean
$875.mo Call 566-1287
PVB -TOWNHOUSE. villages ot Solano,
3BR S5BA $1400/mo (904)629-2141

.356 10th Sr. 32.5. 2 blocks Io beacon.
w snade yard FP. W.'D, no smokers.
$1l-.r'mo 728-2477.
JAX BCH. Lake Sanctuary Beautllul 32
on quest cul-de.-sac 1800,L.. open iloor-
plan. liepiace. 2 car garage, new carpel
and paini $1500'mo (904568-0428
PVB. 2 exlrerrely clean 3BR nomes avail-
able $1550 mo and $1750 mo 285-6551.

NEPTUNE, GORGEOUS duplex, 3/2,
1.5 blks to ocean, gar. Downstairs,
$1400/mo. Upstairs- cathedral ceilings,
frplc., $1800/mo. Avail. 1/1. 993-9191.
808 1st St S., JB. Apt 3. 888-259-0783.
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. $1495/mo., flexible terms. And al-
so avail.

Jax Beach, Jardin De Mer condo. Beauti-
ful, new'2/2 w/.frplc. & garage. First floor.
$1095/mo. Call June, First Trust Realty,

OCEANSIDE, 1BR/1.BA studio apt. just
steps to ocean $650/mo. Also 2BR/2BA
for $995/mo. Al South Realty, 241-42141.
Spacious and well maintained 2 bedrooms
& 1-1/2 baths. Approximately 1100sf, 1
block to the beach No pels, full kitchen.
washer/ dryer connections. lois of closets
126 S. 131h Ave. Jax Beach $950 month-
Iv rental luiilines nol included $550 secur-
ily deposit. Minimum 7 monln lease.
Available in December. 285-1852
MOBILE HOMES. $525 10 $575, on pri-
vale lois Near Maypon Naval Stallon, no
dogs 333-5579.

LUXURIOUS Pelican Point. 2BR/2BA,'
available now. $1700-$2600/mo. 3 month
minimum rental 19041|241-7206
2BR/1.5BA. newly ronovaled kitchen
equipped WDHU lenced yard. No pals.
1$800'mo +deposit 1904-221-5833
$850/mo., 287 Ahern SI.. $800 mo., 2
blocks to ocean across from Town Cen.
ler, 2BR'1BA. CH&A, hardwood lioors, tile
Dair. & kitchen No peis. $800 deposit, wa-
ter garbage & sewer Included in rent.
PONTE VEDRA Townhouse 2!2 Includes
washer' dryer screened In porch, lake
view $1300,'mo 571-5517
floors, CH&A. WDHU, 1 5 blocks to
beach, 1st' last mo reni. SD 1 year
lease. $900/mo. Donna Ross Real Es-
tate, Inc. 246-4862.
Walk to Ocean CH&A. WDHU Some uni-
ines included. No pels. $1100!mo. lease
LARGE 1 bedroom Excellent iocalion. 2
blocks to ocean Very clean No Petls
$675.'mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219
NORTH JAX Beach Erliciency. $4951mo
1BR, $595,'mo 1 block to Ocean Pool No
pels 249-5368.
ATLANTIC BEACH. 706 Cavalla Rd.
2BR/1 5BA, WDHU. enclosed porch.
$775/mo .$775/dep 514-8761.
NEAR PONTE Vedra. 1 block beach Best
area. quiet, sale, residential neighbor-
hood. 2BR.'1BA lower duplex New pair,
CH&A, WID included No smoking. Small
pel considered. $9501mo. iease deposit.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well laken care o01 2BR ApI All amen-
lies. $980/mo Also 1 BR Apt S775/mo.

ATLANTIC BCH, 4BR 2BA, like new, com-
pletely remodeled Bike to beach & park.
$1175/mo. 247-4527.
PONTE VEDRA, Sawgrass gated com-
munity. Bermuda Ct., across the street
from the park. Beautiful canal front,
1700sf, 2BR 2BA patio home. $1250/mo.
$1500/mo. +$100 non-refundable deposit.
Call (904)200-8977.
ATLANTIC BEACH, beautiful, large
2BR/2.5BA townhome, 5 blocks to beach,
fireplace, WD, $1150/mo. (904)742-6423.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, 1450sf., 1212
1.5th Ave. N., 12 blocks to beach, close to
Fletcher HS, Florida room, large kitchen,
W/D, fenced yard.. $1250/mo. 710-2600,
S. PONTE VEDRA- Like new, 3BR/2.5BA
in Turtle Shoresi Club pool, tennis & more!
$1950/mo. All South Realty, 241-4141.
Eagle Ridge Drive 4BR/2 5BA, 2000sf
$1495/mo. 241 -RENT or 733-3730.

ATLANTIC BEACH townhome tor lease.
2BR/2.5BA .1oh area Many extras includ-
ing leled lacuzzi lub. oversized shower.
built in Murphy Bed and desk space, gran-
Sie counters, enclosed palio and two-car-
garage. Community pool and only
7 locks to0 beach access Call Kevin Fol-
som Lilestyles at 904-612-1191 to see.
. 1129 Sebago Ave. So./ Oak Harbor
All new 3BR/2BA, tile/carpet, fenced, no
' pets. $1200/mo.
1123 Sebago Ave So. 3BR/2BA, great
shape fencead, screened porch carpon, no
pels. $1300/mo. 631-3583 or 612-8868
NEPTUNE BCH house- 3'2, 1250st.
CH&A New bathroom. Fenced backyard.
Nice neighborhood, close to ocean. 524-
Oceanwood Dr So. $1250imo depositi.
ATLANTIC BEACH - Beach cotlage.
3BRdcen l 5BA hardwood, carpel & iliS
* iloors, ceiling tans. large fenced backyard
wideck 5 blocks to beach, 1 year lease
260 Belvedere St.. $1200'mc.. Call 246-
.8294, 571-1769
WALK TO Beach. schools & Jogging
Park 3BRilBA. garage, CH&A New ilde &
carpel. remodeled kitchen Well & irriga-
lion system, covered patio, WDHU
$1325/mo. 1120 South 8th Street, J B
ADORABALE. 3'2 newly renovated home
in Ponle Vedra. Wood L floors, lencea
yard. quiet neignbornood $1295'mo
Lawn service incl. Call 4765071 lor an
3BR/2.5BA, TOWNHOUSE. in desirable
AB. Selva Lakes, very clean, newer model
with over 1900sl. 2 car garage w,WDHU.
Community pool. 5min. bike to beach.
Walking adislance to parK. $1800,'mo

4BR/2BA HOME in S. Jax Bch. large
lencea yard, 2 car garage, No Pels, No
Smokers. $2000/mo. +secunry deposit
Available spring. Possible lease option
SOLANO WOODS, 3/2, 1600sl, BR
w/wood Iloors, ceramic lile throughout,
open kitchen with eai-in area, screened
patio, $1600/mo TDO Management Serv-
ices, 246-1125.
.NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR,2BA w/hireplace
and pool. 2 car garage $1800/mo. in-
.cludes lawn and pool care. Call Susan
BRAND NEW Keywest, single family
home. gated community. 2900. si,
4BR'3.5BA. 2 car garage $18001mo.
$499.900 (904)608-2579
W. ATLANTIC BCH Duplex, 2BR'1 58A,
$850.rro. EasI Coasi Reairy, 962-7766
W/ BEACHES. Ibrs Point, 3/2, LR. DR.'
Greatlroom wirplace, new carpet, ceramic
tile, sunroom. fenced yard, lawn service.
sprinkler system .$1650'mo. TDO Man'
ag .m ent, 246-1125c . .. -
fireplace. lanced yard. 3 blocks to ocean
$1150/mo 1904)742-6423.
OCEAN CAY. 3'2, rel. rig.,' wasn't dry.
lawn main , $22001mo, 477-3183.
RIP TIDE. 3BR/2BA 1760 sqll. up iaied
home, $1700/mo.. very private tropical
oack yard, summer kitchen, 465-1310.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2 5 SFH, open floor
plan. Iravertine floors/ counter lops. carpel
in bedrooms, walk-in closes vaulled ceil-
ings, I place, study, screened pool. corner
otr, $2000/mo. TDO ManagemenI Serv-
ices. 246-1125.
JAX.BCH. 1503 Tangiewood Rd 311
WDHU. fenced yd. $1200'mo .sec dep.
ARLINTGON AREA, 3/2, tpl, LR, DR, 2.
car. sun porch, laenced yard. Avail. Jan
'07 Shonrt term lease avail. $1100.mo +
security. 1904)928-3661.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 219 Cherry St., .1
block . Io ocean 2 slory beach home
3BR/2BA+ IBR/1BA guest cohage. Flonr:
da room w/lireplace, office/ bonus room,
large patio, appliances. WDHU. garage
$2150/mo. 246-7792.210-8002.

. -. 4.5 blocks to ocean. $1300/mo, +700 dep.
� . - 372-4477.

ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA, 1400sf;
corner unit; well kept townhouse, W/D,
screened porch faces nature; $1425/mo.;
PVB- SAWMILL Lakes, 3/2 all tile, up-
grades. $1700,mo. JH Finders 536-2349.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3.1 large fenced
yard, new k lchen WD, HU. lie floors,1300
sqh.. $975.'mo. .deposit Availaole Jan. 2.
3BR! 1 5BA, Ponme Vedra, close io Beach
& JTB.$1200'mo 294-1114

JAX BEACH- 428 3rd Ave So., 2BR/1BA.
house, CH&A, fenced yard, $775/mo,
(904)891-0606, -'
BRAND NEW construction, 4BR/2.5BA,
hardwood floors, granite countertops,
stainless steel appliances, fenced, 4
blocks from ocean, $1975/mo., call
Mark, 591-6976.
ATLANTIC BEACH, gorgeous 3i2 No
pets No smokers $1000/mo -secuniry.
2800sm.. 4BR 2.5BA. 3 blocks to ocean.
$1600'mo 19041476-7320.

ATLANTIC BCH townhouse. 3.5BR 2BA.
everyining new, ceramic tile througnoui
marsh view 2979 Bayshore Dr. Maypon
Landing Musi seel $1100,mo 465-2163

AAAH BEAUTY ocean Iront luxury 2/2,
$1850,'mo Available 12'15. 1-800-758

adult condo community in Atlantic Beach.
1BR/1BA, ground floor, covered parking,
pool, 55 and over. $1000/month includes
water & cable. Must seel 571-5517.

the Intracoastal Waterway. 3/4BR, 3.5BA,
approximately 2700sf. w/marina view. Re-
sort style living. $2450/mo. Includes 1-car
garage, water, sewer, cable, pool, spa,
clubhouse, health club. Marina Walk, gat-
ed communityMarsh and marina views.
40' boat slip available. Call 463-2845.
ML LUXURY, gated, 3BR/2BA, newly ren-
ovated; lake view, pool/ fitness, big clos-
ets, garage. $1295/mo. 303-3936.
ATLANTIC BEACH townhome/ condo,
3BR/1.5BA, lots of new finishes. $900/mo.
LOVE THE BEACH? South Jax Beach.
3BR/2BA, Furnished, right on Ocean.
Awesome view. 242-0411.
PONTE VEDRA, Luxury 1/1 patio home,
walk to beaches, pond view, pool/
health club amenities, $1099/mo.
JAX BAYMEADOWS' Lake Cres Condos,
2BR,2BA. 15s 11 garage. wv.d fireplace,
pool. gym. lennis, $995'mot uilires,
Available Jan 1is Shannon Smitn
PONTE VEDRA- 2BR/21A, attached a-
rage, lurnisned. all appliances. includes
WID $1200.mo Mark 338-3230.
MAYPORT. 2BR.2BA. $850 mo Call
2/2 CONDO w/marsh view. Wood floors,
grannle counier-lops. and fireplace Call
Tea for de-ails 19041537-7896
AB 3BR 2BA. lurnisned ground floor.
pool $1-100 moe o pals 1904)608-4325.

ATLANTIC BEACH. Remodeled condo,
lease 2BR.'1.5BA. A'C. security New ap-
pliances No pels. $850.mo $t850'dep
OCEArFRONT, 2BR,2BA condo. lully lur-
nished' unlurnished. Available ,mmediaie-
ly. Long-ierm lease 465-4101
2BR' 2BA. ground Iloor. gared community.
5 star living. $925'mo Call Sieve Macri.
Country Club Real Estale 9041662-9015.
consider lease option. $1750.mo
GRAND CAY, spolless 2BR,2BA. beauli-
lul failed community, 2nd lloor
w/screened balcony overlooking
woods W'D. dishwasrier. mircowave. oult
side storage unit, pool. hohlub., work-oul
lacility.& nice playground for children
sICOO.'mo +depo0si 472.9654
2BR/2BA AT The Palms in Jax Beach,
convenient location, great amenities, re-
centlv remodeled garage Small pels OK
$1100imo 553-8634

JAX BEACH. very nice 2BRi2BA unir.
111h Ave. No.. 2 blocks Io ocean.
$1175/mo. 631-8292

3'2 JAX Bcn. gated community wih pool,
open loo11001 plan, spacious closes. his her
sinks, beuiull views or01 marsn $1250'mo
6 months lease. Call 407-896-9405
BRAND NEW 3/2 Condo ai Oceans Edge
in jax Beach Fantasic Iocation. fabulous
amenii-es $1650!mo No petE 553-8634.
do has speclacular view ol Iniercoaslal
$875.mo. Jacqueline Byram. Realior,
Ponte Vedra Beacn Realty 571-5653
SEE THE OCEAN 2BR.2BA newly remod-
eled w.'granile,. maple cabinets. new wlie
and carpel. fireplace W'D and balcony
Real location in Jax Bch $1150,mo

4BR4BA weekly, monthly, yearly Call
S JAX Bcr,. 2BR. lully iIjrnisned. ocean.
fron condo Monthly, Weekly 241-0267.
www.renilacksonvileoeach corn
OCEANFROIlT 1 OR 2BR. weekly
ri.-anil,, pool. 463-7343
homes Weekly'moninly Vist us al.
laxtbeachrenlal corn or 535-3911 or

roommate Io snare nice house in quiel
neighnornood in Atlantic Beach 3BRBA
$700 plus hail ulililies 219-4307.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/1 5BA renovaled,
8 miles ocean Non-smoker $500,mo in-
cluces utilities Scoln 904.403-7389.
LOOKING FOR roommale to snare new
condo Must be clean, neat. 1/3 rent, utilit-
ies, & lees, 463-2845.
ROOMMATE TO share house near FCCJ
& UNF. Fully turnisned. cable. lenced
yard $580 (includes ulililes. 564.-2601.

1 Cut short
5 Dee's
10 Sorrowful
14 Rake
15 Actress
16 Royal one
17 Movie dog
18 School event
20 Eur.
21 Long, long
time '
22 Wetland
23 Tiny picture
25 Buttons
26 Story
28 Dennis,
for one
31 Right -
32 Divers
34 Accessory
36 Battle
37 Tragic
38 Wire
39 Slip up

40 Beach varieties
sights 4 Pod item
41 Poor 5 Repeated
pitches 6 Face
42 Run 7 Legs
44 Pocket 8 Speed
item 9 Business
45 Whack abbr,
46 Blockhead 10 Fleet
47 Place for 11 Refuge
23 Across 12 Girls'
50 Boating names
items 13 Sound of
51 0 relief
54 Deficiencies 19 Signs
57 Unpleasant 21 One in
one bondage
58 Male animal 24 Actress
59 1 or 2 Carter
or 3 25 City north-
60 Martin east of
61 Finishes Lake Tahoe
62 Collect 26 Dip out
63 Helpful .water
one: abbr. 27 Accustom
DOWN 28 Stooge &
1 Rugged namesakes
rock 29 Calls to
2 Left the account
ground 30 Soarer
3 Canoe 32 Passionate

COCKER MIX, buff male puppy; all shots;
too active for owner with medical. condi-
lion; needs lots of space to run and corm-
panionship $100 OBO. 233-5533.
CHIHUAHUAS 2 cnocolale males. CKC
2nd shots, H/C, POP. Call 241-2132.
heims, AKC/ CKCSC, shots. Ready Xmas/
New Years. 230-0808
CHIHUAHUA- FEMALE, 9 monlns old.
Very prerry dog, all shols up to dale, $550
OBO, 894-3352.
2 CKC Chihuahuas. females. $350
993-3940 or email elselph@belisouilh.net

C-SIDE FARMS of Palm Valley nas sails
available Call tor into 568-1613.

OCEANFRONT. FURNISHED & untur- NEED A Santa for your parry. Call O'Dess and Associates, S.C., is at-
nished homes & condos From $500 per 1-0136. No all adul parties please. tempting t collect a debt and any n-
week' All Souln ReairV.241-4141. 2410136. No all aaui parties please, formation obtained will be used for that
~.---....... . . WHAT DESTROYS Relationsrips. An- purpose.

swer pg 446 Buy and Head Dianelics by
L. Ron Hubbard Send $8 00 io: Hubbard
Dianel.cs Foundation. 3102 N. Habana
Ave.. Tampa FL 33607 1813)872-0722

THE DAVIE Area Land Trusi is dedicated
to preserving undeveloped land in western
Broward County. Florida. For information
and donations, visil us online at www.da-

her medical practice on' 12/31/06. Address
to request medical records is: 4205 Belfort
Rd. Suite 3004, Jacksonville, FL 32216.

ATLANTIC BEACH home, walk to Rag- " ... ' . -
Ime, beach, or Russell Park. $650,mc. IF YOU are interested in advertising under
241-3754. ' - ' this category please call 904-249-9033 or
,IrM A-tI M -r # er^ nn gemail: classified@beachesleader.com

home in S. Jax Beach Masier w/bath
available. $600.mo. .$250Oiep, all utilit-
ies Included. (904)568-5555.

3BR/2BA LAKEFRONT home, Mayport/
Atlantic Bnch $375mrr. +. 1/2 utilities.
Available December 27, 249-4646.
SOUTH JAX Beacn, large private room.
w' baih lurnisnea, cable private entrance.
CA/H. $140,wk + $140 deposit on bus
line, 246-0862.

JB, FURNISHED room all uliihes cable,
internet, phone). $125/wk. (904)314,7901.

DIVORCE $275-$350. Covers children,
etc. Only one signature required! Excludes
govt. feesI Call weekdays (800)462-2000'
ext.600. (8am-6pm) Alta Divorce, LLC.
Established 1977.

tested divorce papers. Without Kids (while
you,. wait) With kids (a little longer) Since
1981/by appt. only (904)641-2187.

TAX DEED Title Insurance without a quiet
title action easier & cheaper. Dave Schu-
macher, President, Tax Title Services
(949)798-1180 www.taxtitleservices.com
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33 Cockney's
35 Trial
37 Completely
38 Math. branch
40 Dress
41 Declares
43 Diagrams
44 Words with
brat and liver
46 Works by
a surrealist
47 Tennis pro
48 Word of
49 Byron or
50 Name for a
Russian baby
52 Bank acctst
53 Fast period:
55 Consumer.
safety org.
56 Point
57 Harem room

Clerk of Circuit Court
Racine County Courthouse
730 Wisconsin Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
and Io O'Dess and Associates, S C.,
Paintdt's anorneys, wnose address 1s:
O'Dess and Associates. S.C.
1414 Underwood Avenue. Suite 403
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53213
You may have an ahiomey help or rep-
reseni you
II you do not provide a proper answer
within 40 days. ihe coun may gram ludg-
meni against you lor ihe award of money
or other legal action requested in the com.
plaint, and you may lose your right Io ob-
ject to anyining thai is or may oe incorrect
in ime complaint A judgment may be en-
forced '"s provided by law A judgment
awarding money may become a lien
against any real estate you own now or in
the future, and may also be enlorcea by
garnishment or seizure ol property

dogs. 246-3600. , Anorneys lor Plami

LOST LARGE Grey Male Srinped Man%
mix in.,raill Aaul tCtr.- umn-lx.-.Bcn.
33rd Ave. & Ocean Drive. 11 you've found.
or seen n.m Please call 246-6098. 673-

Bar Code.No 1017869

1414 Underwood Avenue, Suite 403
Wauwatosa, WI 53213

If you have previously received a Chapter
7 Discharge in Bankruptcy, this corre-
spondence should not be construed as an
attempt to collect a debt.
BL 12/13, 20, 27

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Space starting at $500/mo. 514-1.090.
(2) OFFICE Condos. 1140sf. each, 210
west of 195. Avail. 1/1/07. 904-687-3000.
side, 514-1090.
NEPTUNE BEACH office/ retail space,
500sqft; 2232 Florida Blvd. 241-2781.
WAREHOUSE/ OFFICE 3500sf, new con-
struction in Atlantic Beach. 514-1090
lease, 3629sf. Office included. Large park-
ing lot, beach side of intracoastal.
(770)929-1721, (678)525-0854.
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De~rember 20- 20A6

The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader

BAR TENDER needed P/T days and
night Apply within Harbor Tavern 160
Mayport Rd., 246-2555.
P/T, SATJ SUNJ. MON, Detail oriented in-
dividual. Starting pay negotiated. Golf
Privileges. Phone 904-246-4827, email
accounting@selvamarina.com or fax re-
sume to 246-9121. DFWP.

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.
Weekends, 7am to 7pm, at a Premier
Retirement Community Health Center.
Applications available at Fleet Landihg
Security' Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach, FL; L; Fax to (904)246-9447;
email to: jobs@fleetlandlng.com EOE/
Drug-Free Workplace.
PAYROLL/ HR Admin, Must have ADP
PayEx and EZ Labor experience. E-mail
resume to:
Receptionist PIT- position open for our
24 hour receptionist. 11pm-7am, Friday
& Saturday..
Receptionists also wanted for other
shifts when needed.
Security Officer needed for on call
position P/T,
Call 285-1055.
ATTENDANT' DRIVER needed lor wheel-
chair dependent female. FlexiOilily/ ret's a
must Male or Female. Call 629-3251 for

HELP WANTED classiications in Inis
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current job openings. No fees may-be
*charged Io the prospective employee Ads
fLr sell-empiclyment or business opportu-
nities appear under me Business Opporlu-
nilies category Ads which may require
payment ot tees for employment inlorma-
,ion, guidance or training may appear un-
Sder Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiserr ask lor a lee or i the adveniser
is offering a product or service rather than
a lob opening, please notify The Beaches
Leader. 249.9033.
ATRiA SENIOR Living is seeking an expe-
riencert, selt-molivaled. part-time driver for
hneir bus Facility ocated at 14199 Wm
Davis Parkway Please lax resume Io

2550-7A Maypon Rd Nail Tech, Hair
Slyiisi & Barber Call lor details 525-2164
ask for Diane EOE.

Beaches location. Flexible schedule.
Must be proficient in OulckBooks and
Excel, and have Accounting/ Budgeting
experience. Fax resume to 241-6012.
PERSON Mainly Beaches area Fax re-
sume 247-9036.
DRIVER- BYN.UM Transpon needs quali-
tied drivers lor Central Florida- Local &
National OTR positions. Food grade lank-
er. no hazmai. no pumps, greal benefits,
competitive pay & new equipment
1866lGO-BYNUM Need 2 years expert.
NJANNIES AND Nannv Nurses needed
F.T ard PT positions available Call 904-
ELDER CARE. weekends Live in option.
ai 285 2196

BEACHES CAR Wash- full time 'help
needed, Wages negptlable+ .tips. Benefits,
Avail. Apply In person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
experienced Teachers & Assistant Teach-
ers. F/T & P/T available. We offer a com-
petitive salary & benefits package. Call
273-6960 or fax resume to: 280-5742.
ATLANTIC COAST Plumbing & Tile. Help-
ers needed. Learn a trade. Health bene-
fits, good hours, advancement opportuni-
ties. Must have valid FL Drivers License.
Call 249-5381 for appt.
SERVERS, LINE Cook, Dishwashers,.
Fine Dining. JJ's Bistro. Ponte Vedra,
273-7980. Gate Parkway, 996-7557.

BABY SITTER needed Ponte Vedra area.
References and experience required. CPR
& first aid a plus. Good Pay. 894-3352,,
DEBT CONSULTANTS wanted for newly
opened settlement company. Experience
preferred. Fax resume (9041730-9420
NEED INTERIOR trim carpenters and
helpers; Dependable, own transportation.
Call 635-1395.

DRY CLEANERS experienced counter
help. Full time, benefits. The Cleaners,
1519 Penman Rd. Call Mrs. P. 246-1705.
* * *

DRIVER ASAP 36-43cpm; $1.20pm �
Sign On Bonus $0 Lease New Trucks
CDL-A - 3 mos OTR 18001635-8669

TAXI DRIVERS Wanted Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999
OPTOMETRY, West Beaches, Front
desk, customer service, all office aspects.
Friendly personality, ability to multi-task,
bookkeeping, PC, medical office experi-
ence a plus; Fax resume to 221-6504.


Take a look at this key opportunity right here at the Beach.

Sales position at the Beaches!
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 plus commission.
Send resume to linda@beachesleader.com or bring it to 1114
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250


FULL-Time, 3pm-11pm at Premiere Re-
tirement Community. Excellent benefit
package, competitive wages, good work-
ng environment. Applications available at
Fleet Landing Security Gate, One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; 'Fax to
(904)246-9447; e-mail to: jobs@fleetland-
Ing.com EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Must be able to work days,
nights, weekends, and holidays. Must
Call Robert @ 465-0149.
PRESSURE WASHING technicians and
construction clean-up help needed. Must
have valid driver's license. Benefits avail-
able; 881-2071-..

1. i.

DRIVER- YOU wani it we nae illt Solo
teams, owner operators, company driverS.
students, recent grads, regional. dedicate.
ed. long riaul Van, flat ed Must be 21
CRST Career Center 18009-40-2778
www drivelorcrsl.com.

ADVERTISERS IN in-s category are not
offering jobs They are offering lon-related
services and may charge lees Reader.
are advised lo exercise caution Delore gn,
Ing credit card inlormation over, he phone
without knowing what specillic product or
service they will receive

ALL CASH candy role. Do you earn
$800/day? 30 machines, hlee cand.y. All
for $9995. 1888)629-9968 B02000033
Call us We will not be undersold!
WARNING WHILE this newspaper does
nol knowingly accept business opportunity
ads which require you 10 pay a lee to gel
information or thai reler you to 976 or 900.
phone numbers which wil result in sub-
stantial charges 10 your phone bill. the
newspaper cannot guaranieE Ie validiry
ol offerings in this classiicalion it any ad-
vertiser requires you to incur phone serv-
ice charges or pay a fee to learn Ihe na-
ture of the opportun ny, please repon it to
The Beacnes Leader. 249-9033.

ACTIVE NANNY honest. dependable
Transportation & references. $10-$12'r,r.
any area CPR & First Aid PT or FT.

MAYTAG DRYER & Kenmore .washing
machine, good condition, $200;. brown'
spindle baby crib, $75. Call (904)537-
STEEL BUILDINGS, factory deals. Save
$. 40X60' to 100X200'. Ex: 50x100x12'=
$3.60 sq ft. (800)658-2885. www.rigid-
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
Installed for $899. 249-8877.
PLAYSTATION 3! New, in box. Best offer,
LAWN MOWER, Honda, 48" walk behind
deck mower, 110 hrs., $995, 322-7636.
WHITE GOLD diamond stud earrings,
.50 ct. tw. Appraised $1400, asking $475.
White gold diamond stud earrings, 1:50 ct.
tw. Appraised $8900, asking $3500. Call
BABY ITEMS: Brand new double jogger in
box; single jogger; Graco travel system;
Graco play yard with tent cover; Call
Heather for more info. 207-0549.
PORCH FULL of Palm Casual outdoor
lurnniur.: Excellent condition 241-6912.
OLHAUSEN POOL lable. mint condition
wiln marble balls, includes all cue sticks
and racks Asking $2500 OBO 553-6105.
BOY'S SCHWINN Stingray Chopper BiKe,
almost new $125 270-2032
= SCOOTER, 50CC, low mileage $800.
Call 349-0414
TMX ELMO. hardito ind New in box JusI
In time for Christmas Minimum price
$200 859-6866
HOT TUB spa, 4 sealer, 1 year old. never
used. star up kil., steps & cover included,
$975 OBO 887-3384. 247-3322.
STEEL BUILDING Salel. Huge savings
Manufacturer direct 26 years. Withnstand
high wind and reavy snow Limited quanti-
ties. For specials, call Pioneer. (800)668-
5422 or visit www pioneersleel.com.
FUTON- LIKE new. extra thick manress.
Paid $340 kingg $150. 221�7354.
PLAYSTATION 3, 20 GB Brand new,
lactory sealed $600 OBO 545-3211
LAPTOP 512R, Windows XP Prof. DVD-
CD burner. WI-FI ready. 40GB. $800.
BED- KING malhress set, $289 Can de-
liver 1904)391-0015
WOLFF TANNING beds Buy Direct and
save Full body unils Irom $22 a month.
Fre. color catalog. Call today. 18001842.
1305, w*w np elsian corn
BED- BRAND name queen set.
new, w.warranty $129 Can deliver.
BED. BEAUTIFUL Temp-peaic Memory
Foam matiress & boxspring, new in
plastic wiwarranry $379. Must sell.
('904 1858-9350
BUNK BED. desk w bookcase & cresI
$150 In greal condition 246-3153
LEXINGTON SOLID Oak Dresser, glass-
tip. 8ar.awers, matching minor. $50
GE STOVE. black & white. sell-clean.
timer clock, coil burners, great condition,
$200 254.4174.
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
manrtess & box, new sill in boxes $499
Can deliver. 858-9350
METAL ROOFING. Save $ Buy direct
from manufacturer. 20 colors in slock with
all accessories. OUIck turn around, Deliv-
ery available (352)498-0778 Toll Iree
new inbox $80. (904)651-7071
Windsurid Paddle Brand new cost $400
Sale $200 246-4037
BED- FULL-SIZE cnherry sleigh bed.
w/manress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver 09041858-9350

CERTIFIED NURSES Aide I am seeking
a live-in position Monday - Friday Will as-
sisl patient wiln loial care. 1904)885-2200

CARE GIVER experienced, honest & de-
pendable; CPR & Firsi Aid cenoied; Call
Nell 353-5390, 910.0878.

STERLING SILVER Strasbourg, 8 settings
(5), 6 serving pieces, $1450. Other
patterns. 223-5355

Scooters - Atv's - Dirt Bikes - Mopeds
Golf Karts - Electric Cars and more!!
We will beat all prices in the country
with same warranty!
Best prices of the year
save on our holiday sale!!
Store locations: Pecan Park, Ramona,
Johnson, Beach Blvd Flea Markets
Phone: 904-716-3358
Website: wwwjaguarpowersports.com

HEART PINE.T & G flooring cut locally
from antique Pine timbers. Large quantity
w/ incredible dark patina. Lic. #ST5903.
Florida Heartwood 249-8310.

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

items, Sat., 7am, 1790 Mayport Rd.
SATURDAY ,12/23, 8am-11pm, 1955
Brista De Mar Circle. 10-in-1 game table,
includes loosball, air hockey, and pool
Misc toys games and household inems.
MOVING SALE' Junior's clothing size 4 �
8 Dishes, household items Great prices.
Wednesday 2- 6pm. 393 41h St.

40' BOAT SLIP for sale, exclusive Har-
bortown Marina. $164K. 463-2845.
BOAT SLIP For Rent. Harbonown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.

YAMAHA 125CC Scooier exc. cond..
3100mi .$1195. 891-8225

1990 GRANVILLE motor home. 30 h
$10.000, neg. 460 Ford rriolor. 881-1255

1996 TOYOTA 4 Runner, 183K miles 5
speed. 4x4 PW,'PL. CD player. $5000
OBO. 422-2318
04' JEEP Wrangler. Willy's Ed-lion. AT
A/C. CD. lots of extras 19K miles Exc
cona $15,500. 285-3228 or 838,4858
2003. F-150 Ext. Cab, V-8, A/C, CD,
cruise. 67K 59.900 OBO 249-2921
1996 NISSAN extended caD XE, exc
cond. low mi, A/C, splil rear window, new
fires. absolutely perfect! 55200 OBO

BMW 525 '01, 4aoor auto. loaded 96K
miles, excellent condition $13,500 OBO
662-3913 or 422-1599.
1999 BMW 328, convertible, while wiauto-
malic black top, beige leather inieror.
garaged, 64K miles. excellent condition.
automatic. $17 500 422-6602
1996 MERCEDES E320 133K miles
Leather. CD player, PW/PL $8000. OBO

KENNEL ATTENDANT. no exp. necc
Must be energetic. personable & nard
working Apply in person, 1210 N. 3rd S .
Jax Bch


We service & sell all makes & models.
Free estimate. Family owned & operated
CAC1814887, PadgettsA/C, 588-5222.

WOOD Fence Specialist. Install, replace
35yrs Experience References. Mick Out-
door Enterprises 241-7276, 838-9599

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Clean ups, leaves, 0so, mulch, mrow trim
edge. shrub trimming, pruning hauling.
insured. 207-4037.
WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates Call Alan 237-5301

WE DO Concrete Repair New Driveways
Patios, Sidewalks, Slabs, Slamp Con.
create Call 880-2994

Sale rool cleaning Deck & lence
restoration Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured Call Kevin 994-0045.

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3322 or 241-6688
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Contractor will paint any avg. size room
$95 1904|613-1271

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FRESHENING UP your paint for the
Christmas holidays, great prices. Free es-
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TNT REMODELING, Start to Finish.
Affordable & dependable. Licensed/ Insur-
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Repairs, "specializing in termite damage.

dependable tor quality repairs service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel.
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this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified@beachesleader.com

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Beach. 25yrs experience. 880-9908.

Quality work at reasonable rates. Stump
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25yrs. Experience. References+ FREE
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Registration for spring base-
ball and T-ball is taking place
now through Jan. 19 online at
pvaabaseball.com or at Play,It
Again Sports. There will also be
in-person registration Jan. 13
from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and
Jan. 14 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.
at Cornerstone Park.
Kids ages 5-15 as of'April 30,,
2007 are eligible. Cost is $120
for baseball, $90. for T-ball.
There will also be a holiday
clinic with Rick Wilkins Dec.,
18-20 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
For more information visit,
Web site or contact Pat Dowd at
* 251-5103.
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The Dusty Rhodes North.
Florida Baseball Christmas
Camp will take place Dec. 16-
17 at Harmon Stadium at UNF.
Camp is for players ages 14-
18 and cost is $75. Advanced*
13-year-olds (high school) wil1
be accepted as will high school
Camp hours are 11 a.m. until
4 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m.
until 1 p.m. ori Sunday. For
more information phone 620-

There is a bowling league for
seniors 55 and up at Beach
Bowl on Beach Boulevard.
Competition in the Monday
league begins at 1 p.m., with
practice starting at 12:45 p.m.
Call Paula at 249-9849 for infor-

Christmas Sports
Two Christmas Sports Camps
will be held at St. Paul's School.
The first will be Dec. 21 to Dec.
22 and costs $50.- The second,
,, which runs from Dec. 26 to
Dec. 29, costs $90. Single-day
rates are available.
The camps run from 8:30
a.m. to 3 p.m. each day and are
open to kindergarten through
eighth graders. Campers will
participate in team sports and
age-appropriate activities.
Friday are pizza,' bowling and
T-shirts days.
For information. visit
www.beachesbasketball.com or
call Tommy Hulihan at 349-

Flag Football
Flag Football for kids ages 5-
S 17 is about to start. Winter sea-
son leagues, which will run
f"qm December through
Februanr haie been formed
throughout the First Coast area,
including at the University of
North Flonda, Ponte Vedra
Beach, Mandarin and Orange
Park. For information, visit
www.i9sports.com or call
(9041 992-4263.
Girls on the Run
Registration is now open for
Girls on the Run of N.E.
Florida, an after-school pro-
gram for girls that combines
* running and training for a 5K
1(3.1 miles run/walk, along
with healthy living education
and life lessons. Spring pro-
grams take place at various
locations throughout Ponte
S\edra Beach, Atlantic Beach
and Neptune Beach. Volunteer
coaches are also needed to
work with a team of girls. For
more information phone 321-
* . 4315 or visit

The Ponte Vedra Lacrosse
girls program is going to have
signup from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Jan. - at the Landrum fields. A
i free clinic will be given that
day.from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Signups can be accomplished
by e-mailing Leslie Santillo at
Spvbgirlsla.v'aol.corn. The girls
season will run from Feb. 25
through Mafay 6. The cost is

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$100 per player.
River Run Training
Registration is now open for
those of all fitness levels that
want to walk or run the River
Run scheduled for for March
2007. The training camps will
begin Jan. 2 but interested indi-
viduals must register early
because space is limited. Call
Pushpa Duncklee, 403-9568.
Registration for the Ponte
Vedra Soccer Club's spring sea-
son will end Jan. 10 Electronic
registration is available via the

Internet at PonteVedraSoccer-'
Club.com. Cost is $130 and
new players must provide copy
of birth certificate. Children
must have been 4 by July 31,
2006, to play. The season takes
place from March to May.
Registration for the Beaches
Soccer League spring season
sponsored by Fletcher High
School will take place during
January at Soccer Stop, 1518
North 3rd Street, Jacksonville
Beach during regular business
hours. BSL is a recreational
league for players 4 years :old
through 6th grade. Roster size
is eight players and games are

five-a-side with no goalkeepers.
Registration fee is $60 for an .
eight-game season and includes
shirt and socks. Games begin
the week of March 5 and are
played Tuesday or Thursday
evenings at 5:30 p.m. at the
San Pablo Elementary School
fields. Cortact'Mike Levine at
or 635-8969:.
Women's Fitness
Registration is now taking
place for Beach Girls Fitness, an
outdoor fitness program for
women. Camps involve total
body workouts designed to
help women lose weight, gain

energy and build self-esteem.
Camps take place Mondays,
Wednesday and Fridays at
8:30 a.m. For more informa-
tion contact Pushpa Duncklee
at 403-9568 or visit beachgirls-
All different levels of Yoga
classes are offered at the
Ageless Yoga & Massage Center,
391 Third Ave. South. All class-
es are taught by Joy Savitz, the
only certified Anusara teacher
in North Florida.
For more information phone
249-1111 or visit www.jack-
sonvillevoga conm.

Hall of Fame Class
of 2006
� Five exhibits recognizing the
Class of 2006, Larry Nelson,
Vijay Singh, Marilynn Smith
and the late Mark McCormack
and Henry Picard, are on dis-
play at the World Golf Hall of
Fame. Each exhibit features
personal memorabilia that rep-
resent the inductees' historical
influence on the sport of golf,
significant moments in their
lives on the course and also
their personal interests. For
more informationcall 904-940-

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