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Title: The Beaches leader
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Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: Beaches Leader
Place of Publication: Jacksonville Beach Fla
Publication Date: March 2, 2007
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Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963


Costs soar

delaying

Mayport

Road work

If DOT won't
ante up, then
'Mercedes plan'
may become
'Chevrolet plan'
FROM STAFF
The Mayport Road projects
which include resurfacing and
landscaping may be delayed or
scaled down due to an increase
in the estimated costs, according
to City of Jacksonville profes-
sional engineer and project
manager Eugene Hagan.
The road
resurfacing and AB sets
median land- annual
scaping proj- annual
ects, which are priorities
a joint effort See A-6
between the
city of
Jacksonville and the city of
Atlantic Beach, were scheduled
to begin this summer, according
to Atlantic Beach Public Works
Director Rick Carper. However,
the original estimated costs have
increased since the project's
inception two years ago, accord-
ing to Hagan, and the project
may be delayed by three to six
months.
"Prices have escalated over the
last two years," Hagan said, refer-
ring to the cost of construction
and the cost of asphalt, which is
a petroleum-based product.
"When the gas. prices
increased, asphalt did too," he
said.
Hagan explained that the
Florida Department of
Transportation originally allo-
cated $2.8 million for the proj-
ect. The total cost of the project
was first estimated at $4.8 mil-
lion, but the most recent esti-
mate is $7.8 million, he said.
The next step is to request
more money from the FDOT,
which could set the project back
three to six months, Hagan said.
"I think they'll be receptive,"
he said.
However, if the FDOT does
not provide the extra money
needed, then the project could
possibly be scaled down.
"We won't be getting that
Mercedes, we may be getting a
Chevrolet," Hagan said if the
funding is not available.
Although the road resurfacing
will not be cancelled, Hagan
said, the landscaping could be
considerably limited if FDOT
does not provide additional
funding.


CR210 road
patterns alter
FROM STAFF
Beginning Monday, the east-
west traffic flow along County
Road 210 (Palm Valley Road)
through Nocatee will be perma-
nently diverted to the new 3.2
mile stretch of Nocatee Parkway
and Coastal Ridge Boulevard.
Traffic will begin utilizing the
northern two lanes of these new
roadways when traveling
between Ponte Vedra and U.S. 1.
The portion of CR 210 east of
Ranch Road that runs through
the area in Nocatee that will be
developed as its Town Center
will close to traffic permanently
with this traffic shift.
The rerouting of traffic to
these new roads is being done to
allow completion of the new
interchange at Nocatee Parkway
and Crosswater Parkway. Final
completion of these roadways
will occur late this summer.
Once completed, Nocatee
Parkway and Coastal Ridge
Boulevard will combine to serve
as a four lane highway for east to
west traffic from the Intracoastal
Waterway Bridge to U.S. 1.


End of an era


Last full-serve station yanks gas


Business

will still offer

auto care

Gas sales are

not profitable

by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
"Fill it up" will be an outdated
phrase here as the Beaches bid
farewell this week to its last full-serv-
ice gas station.
Beach Plaza Shell is getting out of
the gas business completely, leaving
no full-service stations east of the
Intracoastal Waterway.
The longtime Shell station will
now operate as Beach Plaza Auto
Care at the same site, 1120 Beach
Blvd. in Jacksonville Beach.
Buster DeLay will continue over-
seeing operations at his business and
said Wednesday the business will
strictly operate as an automotive
repair business weekdays, 7 a.m. to
5:30 p.m.
For nearly 17 years, Delay has
operated as a dealer for Shell
Petroleum. He said the company


The gas pumps are covered and
will soon be removed.
I


Photo by LIZA MITCHELL
Beach Plaza Auto Care employees, from left, John Downey, Misty Delay,
Buster Delay and Charles Delay will continue to provide automotive service
at 1120 Beach Blvd. in Jacksonville Beach.


approached him several times in the
past few years about the possibility
of selling the property to him but
something always came up.
This time, Delay said, it's the real
deal.
"They took the tanks out so it
looks like they are pretty intent on
selling it to us," he said. "Basically I
think they were waiting on the road
to be widened."
As a dealer for Shell, Delay said the
gas company must give him the first
right of refusal to buy before offering
to sell the property to other prospec-
tive buyers.
"As long as I keep my end of the
lease up, they couldn't sell it without


offering it to me, first," he said.
"There are still some dealers around
but most of the companieswant to
run [the stations] themselves."
Delay said the decision to stop sell-
ing gas wasn't a difficult one to
make. Being an independent dealer,
he wasn't able to price the product as
cheaply as the larger corporate com-
petitors.
"We've been losing money on gas
for a long time now," he said. "The
only way to make money on gas is if
you have a big convenience store.
They sell it at cost and I can't do
that.".
See GAS, A-3


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2 sites eyed


for new JB


post office

FROM STAFF
A site review committee has identi-
fied two potential sites for a new post
office in Jacksonville Beach.
Doug Reed, vice president of facilities
for the U.S. Postal Service, recently noti-
fled city officials that the location's
include a former movie theater ini
Neptune Beach and vacant commercial
space in the Beach Plaza shopping cen-:
ter..
Reed. said the 18,500-square-feet of
existing space in the shopping plaza
adjacent to Ollie Koala's is large enough
to accommodate a postal facility. -:
The old Neptune Beach Movie Theatre
building at 1225 Atlantic Blvd. woultfi
have to be rebuilt to suit the project.
A notice of intent was posted Feb. 26.
at the existing post office at 7th Aveniue
and 3rd Street North. In compliance!
with postal regulations, the community
and post office employees can submit
comments within 30 days.
Real estate specialists have searched for
an alternate site for the post office since;
the property was purchased in 2004 by'
Beach United Methodist Church at 352:
7th Avenue North. The post office leases
the space but the lease expires in 2009.-,
Jody Sloan, a real estate specialist with
the U.S. Postal Service, said approximate-
ly 6,000 square feet is needed to con-
struct a facility comparable to the size of
the existing location
Comments about the proposed loca-
tions must be addressed to Reed, Vice
President of Facilities, at 1735 North
brown Road Suite 200, Lawrenceville,
Ga. 30043-8153.

Lunsford act axes

... some workers
Wf, Sl/owK Nease track

FROM STAFF
Work on the field area of Nease
High School, which has not been fit
for track meets for five years, has
slowed because some employees of a
contractor did not pass requirements
of the Jessica Lunsford law.
Although the contractor confirmed
Thursday that the requirements of the
law have cut his staff and slowed the
work, he said he expects to be finished
by the April 17 deadline.
See LUNSFORD, A-3


'Angel' who lives in Mexico prison will visit PV


by KATHY NICOLETTI
STAFF WRITER

The woman known as "the Prison
Angel," Mother Antonia Brenner, will
speak at Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church following the 9 a.m.
Mass this Sunday.
For the past 30 years Mother Antonia
has lived in La Mesa Penitentiary in
Tijuana, Mexico where she works with
inmates at the prison.
"Service and love is her
mission.....She believes everybody is
born good," said George Tellam, D.P.M.
Tellam and his wife Amy will host
Mother Antonia while she is in Ponte
Vedra.
Tellam, who is from Southern
California, met Mother Antonia several
years ago through a mutual friend.
"We're very fortunate she considers
us to be friends," he said."
"She's the real deal.....Her whole mes-
sage is to serve the poorest of the poor."
Mother Antonia does whatever she
can for the people in the prison. She
restores a lot of dignity to them, said
Tellam.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists
Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan wrote
a biography of Mother Antonia titled
"The Prison Angel." For the book, the
authors won the Christopher Award.
The book chronicles the life story of
Mother Antonia, born Mary Clarke
Brenner in 1926 in California. Married
twice, she raised a family of seven chil-
dren.
Mother Antonia received a religious
calling at the age of 50 years old,


Twice married and
mother of seven, she
dedicated life to God at
age 50 and left her Los
Angeles home to spend
the last three decades
living in a Mexico prison

according to her accounts. She dedicat-
ed her life to God and to service at La
Mesa.
Now 80 years old and in declining
health, Mother Antolnia has lived in a
small, unheated cell in La Mesa since
1977.
About 6,500 men and 500 women
are incarcerated at La Mesa, said Pat
Smith. Smith helps with Mother
Antonia's ministry and is a board mem-
ber of Mother Antonia's charitable
organization.
"She considers it a real privilege to be
allowed to live at the prison," said
Smith.
Mother Antonia's efforts to maintain
peace in the prison during riots and
other disturbances are detailed in her
biography.
Her daily work with the inmates
include distributing basic necessities
like food and blankets and working for
more humane treatment of the prison-
ers. She has also helped to improve the
medical and dental care available to
them.
See PRISON, A-3


Photo SUBMITTED
Mother Antonia ministers to the guards at Le Mesa Prison and is shqwn meeting-
with one of them.


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New traffic light is
activated at Kernan Blvd.
The City of Jacksonville's
Department of Public Works
activated four traffic signals
along Kernan Boulevard
Thursday. The traffic lights are
located at the intersections of
Keman Boulevard and Ashley
Melisse Boulevard, Matthew
Ungar Drive, Hunters Haven
Lane and at the entrance to the
Melrose Apartments. To aid in
traffic flow, cameras were placed
at each of the intersections to
detect vehicles waiting for a
traffic signal.

Forth annual
Jacksonville Star Gaze
at Hanna Park
The Northeast Florida
Astronomical Society will be
presenting its 4th annual
"Jacksonville Star Gaze" March 9
and 10 in parking lot #8 at
Katherine Abbey Hanna Park
located at 500 Wonderwood Dr.
Beginning at 6:30 p.m. free
"Sky Tours" will be offered and
those attending can view the
"wonders of the universe"
through member telescopes.
On Saturday morning from
10 12 a.m. there will be a tele-
scope workshop. At 3 p.m.
Saturday a presentation by Dr,
Art Russell will be given titled
"How to Navigate the Night
Sky".
More information can be
found at www.NEFAS.org
.

Nine events celebrating
Women's History Month
at UNF
To honor the notable contri-
butions by women, for women
and about women, the
University of North Florida
Women's Center will present
nine events to celebrate
Women's History Month and all
events are free and open to the
public.
Below are the following
Women's History Month Events
at UNF:
Annual Kick-off Luncheon;
Monday, March 5, Noon, in
Building 14 (Rooms 1601-02)-
The Women's Center and the
Gamma Sigma Chapter of Zeta
Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. celebrate
the beginning of Women's
History Month with its annual
kick-off luncheon. The event
includes the presentation of the
prestigious Susan B. Anthony
Award, spotlighting a member
of the UNF community who has
made significant contributions
to women at the University, as
well as the presentation of the
Women's Center Leadership
Scholarship, which honors a.
student who demonstrates
exceptional leadership ability
for achieving gender equity.
"Dream Alive Program,"
Monday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m.
in the University Center-
"Dream Alive" is a dedication to
the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr., featuring former Lt. Gov. of
Colorado Joe Rogers. The pro-
gram is a live commentary by
Joe Rogers in dedication to the
memory and legacy of Martin
Luther King Jr. This nationally-


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acclaimed program is an effort
to help increase the understand-
ing of the enormous contribu-
tions that King imparted to the
nation. Event sponsors include
the UNF Women's Center, the
African American Student
Union and Student
Government.
"Is Hip Hop Promoting
Sexual Violence," Thursday,
March 8, at 6:30 p.m. in
Building 14, Room 2623-This
event includes a discussion on
current issues and trends in
modem America and how hip
hop 'is promoting sexual vio-
lence.
Ambassador Nancy
Soderberg; "Future of Women
in Global Politics," Monday,
March 12 at 6 p.m. in UNF's
Fine Arts Center-From a first
hand account, Soderberg will
share her thoughts on how we
can each make an impact. From
1993-97, she served as the third
ranking official of the National
Security Council at the White
House, as deputy assistant to
the President for National
Security Affairs. Her recent
book, "The Superpower Myth,"
analyzes the use of force and
diplomacy over the last decade.
Soderberg is a regular commen-
tator on national and intema-
tional, television and radio,
including NBC, ABC, CBS,
CNN, BBC, Fox, National Public
Radio, the "Lehrer News Hour,"
"CNN Crossfire" and "The Daily
Show." This event is presented
by the Florida Center for Public
and International Policy and
the UNF Women's Center.
UNF Women's Center
Komen Grant Project Unveiling:
Young Black and, Hispanic
Women's Breast Health Project,
Wednesday, March 14, Noon in
Building 14, Room 1604-5-
This Brown Bag Lunch will look
at the project recently devel-
oped by the Women's Center,
which targets young African
American and young Hispanic
women for breast cancer aware-
ness.
Society of Success and
Leadership, Monday, March 26,
at 6 p.m. in the Robinson
Theater-Jack Canfield's tele-
conference, "The Success
Principles," will be replayed.
Canfield is the best-selling
author of "Chicken Soup for the
Soul" and "The Success
Principles." A champion of
female heroines, he is a com-
pelling, empowering and, com-
passionate coach and presenter
who for the past 30 years has
helped hundreds of thousands
of individuals achieve their
dreams. This event is hosted by
the UNF Women's Center.
"Is Rape a Weapon of War?",
Tuesday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m.
in Building 14, Room 1602-
This discussion group will
address rape and the context in
which rape is used as a weapon
during war. This event is hosted
by the UNF Women's Center.
"Human Trafficking: Slavery
or Indentured Servitude? How
do we stop it?", Wednesday,
March 28, at Noon in Building
14, Room 1604-05-This Brown
Bag Lunch features Lt. Annie
Smith from the Jacksonville
Sheriffs Office and a member of


Photo .by CHUCK ADAMS

Mike Johnson,
daughter
Brittany, son
Derek and little
son Jayden, all
of Jacksonville
Beach, enjoy
Saturday at
Davis Park in
Ponte Vedra.
Brittany Johnson
is on her way to
a 14-and-under
fastpitch softball
tryout.


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the Human Trafficking Task
Force. She will be speaking
about human trafficking, slav-
ery and indentured servitude.
Smith will define the crime of
human trafficking, the laws on
human trafficking and ways to
identify victims as well as. ways
to help victims. A question-and-
answer session will follow the
discussion.
An Evening with Irish Poet
Eavan Boland, Thursday,
March 29, at 7 p'.m. in I thi
Robinson Theater on itheUNP
campus-Boland, Ireland's most
famous poet and director of the
Creative Writing Program at
Stanford University, will present
a reading from her poems.. She
has won numerous awards for
her poetry, and her works have
appeared in "The New Yorker,"
"The Atlantic" and "The
American Poetry Review,"
among other well respected
journals. A reception and book
signing will follow the reading.


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It is difficult for driver's to turn south onto Seminole Road from Ocean Boulevard at this intersec-
tion in ,' ..,, Beach, according to Public Works Director Rick Carper. He said the intersection is
a safety hazard. Staff is investigating various options to improve the intersection.


$50k fix for intersection

has commission balking


by A L \ -% \L 'J lKUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER

The Atlantic Beach Public Works Director will
explore options to improve a "sharp angle" at an
Atlantic Beach intersection that he considers a
safety hazard.
Public Works Director Rick Carper explained
to the City Commission at a meeting Monday
that the intersection at Ocean Boulevard and
Seminole Road is a safety hazard for vehicles try-
ing to turn south onto Seminole Road from
Ocean Boulevard, he said.
"The condition is bad. The corner can't be
made by anything other than a passenger vehi-
cle," Carper told the commission.
Carper has proposed to cut the corner off and
remove a palm tree so that the left turn would
be nearly perpendicular to the road.
The project, as proposed, would cost approxi-
mately $50,000, according to Carper. The com-


Road extensi


idea is scrap]


by LAURA FOWLER
STAFF WRITER
A request to extend
Jacksonville Beach's South
Beach Parkway south to nicet. ,
Ponte Vedra Lakes Boulevard
was scrapped this week after
members of the Ponte Vedra
Beaches Coalition expressed
opposition.
St. Johns C(ounty
Commissioner Tom nlMnuel,
who represents Ponte Vedra,
said he was asked b\ a
Coalition men'ibei to look
into extending the road for
evacuation purposes.
Manuel asked county
administrators to investigate
whether the road extension
would be feasible and
whether it would help allevi-
ate traffic problems.
But the message from most
of the Coalition members in
Monday's meeting was a
resounding "No."
"We fought that [eight years
ago] and We thought it had
died," 'said Barbara
Weinburger, who represents
Dolphin Cove in the
Coalition.
The suggestion was to
extend the road through a
large power line easement
that starts between the Target
and World Market shopping
centers and runs south to
Ponte Vedra Lakes Boulevard.
When the county investi-
gated the extension years ago,
Weinburger said, it discovered
that more land would be
needed to make the road wide
enough to meet standards.
That would require the tak-
ing of land through eminent
domain, she said.
Tim Franklin of the Ponte
Vedra Lakes Homeowners
Association said the county
also would have to enter into
eminent domain procedures
just for the right to use the
land for anything other than
electrical purposes.
Furthermore, Ponte Vedra
Lakes Boulevard is a privately
owned road, which the home-
owners must help maintain.
Many agreed that Ponte
Vedra Lakes Boulevard is
already congested with people
using it to cut through from J.
Turner Butler to State Road
AIA.
With the extension of
South Beach Parkway, the traf-
fic along that private road
would only worsen, many
said.
"There's no reason to put
the homeowners with the
expense of maintaining that
road," said Jack McHerron, a


The road is curre
member of the
Lakes Masters As
Many other C(
bers said they ti
extension has
because develop
mercial property
need it for road
With no
planned in tha
said the developed
to low-density p
Regardless of t
raising the issue
"it's just a situati
sible."


mission decided that it would be better to
explore other alternatives to solve the problem.
"It seems to me we could do something that
would be less than $50,000," said Commissioner
Sylvia Simmons.
Commissioner Jamie Fletcher asked ifa traffic
analysis could be done, explaining that while it
is a difficult intersection, he has not heard of
any accidents.
However, Commissioner Dezmond Waters
explained to his fellow commissioners that it is
an especially difficult intersection to navigate at
night.
"I, as an elder villager, know this," he said.
The commission opted to explore other
options to improve the intersection and request-
ed that staff conduct further research and report
back. Mayor Don Wolfson even suggested that
the project could possibly be a volunteer-based
beautification project.



[on Lunsford:

Cont. from A-1
d ~The Lunsford act "is a good
e d act," but it is hard on small con-
tractors, said Steve Harden with
Harden Golf and Recreational
Services, Jacksonville.
Owners of small businesses
such as his, he said, find it hard-
-- -- i eii-than larger contractors to
,':.. *'!' \!, find laborqrswith clean.records,
The law, enacted by the 2005
Florida Legislature, is named for
the 9-year-old Homosassa, Fla.,
i j girl who was raped and buried
alive in February 2005. The law
tightened requirements for reg-
i istration of sexual offenders and
predators and required all
Florida school districts to screen
persons allowed on school
grounds.
That means even workers
Photo by STAFF who typically wouldn't come in
ntly blocked, contact with students must be
fingerprinting and screened,
Ponte Vedra which in the St. Johns County
association. School District means passing
coalition mem- the state's "Level 2" screening,
think the road said Carol Holtz, director of risk
s resurfaced management for the School
pers of com- District.
es along AlA That screening includes
concurrency. checking for juvenile and adult
more roads records on the local, state and
t area, some federal levels.
ers are limited Since the Jessica Lunsford law
projects. went into effect, the School
he reasons for District has screened 2,310 ven-
Manuel said dors, and of those, 406 near-
on that is fea- ly 18 percent were denied,
Holtz said.


Dance studio seeks variance


FROM STAFF
The owner of a Jacksonville
Beach dance studio is seeking a
parking variance for a pro-
posed site at 1250 Shetter
Avenue.
Nancy Tuttle, who operates
the NancyDance Studio in the
Beach Plaza shopping center, is
asking the city's Board of
Adjustment to grant a variance
request for seven parking
spaces in lieu of the 30 spaces
required by city code.
Tuttle is considering the pur-
chase of 4,400-square-foot


existing warehouse space to
convert into a dance studio.
She has operated in the city for
23 years. Rising rental costs,
she said, are driving the need
to purchase the property.
The city's zoning laws
require one space for every 100.
square feet of enclosed space.
The proposed site currently has
20 dedicated spaces with an
additional 20 public parking
spaces adjacent to the property.
A hearing will be held on her
request at 7 p.m. Tuesday at
Jacksonville Beach City Hall.


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Prison: She's met Pope, Mother Teresa


Cont. from A-1
"She has always said 'God
will provide', and God pro-
vides," said Smith.
Her ministry also encompass-
es prisoner's families, prison
guards, prison officials, local
police, and their families.
"She is loved so well. The
guards love her even though
she is tough with them," said
Smith.
In 1990 Mother Antonia met
Pope John Paul II. During trips
to California and Tijuana,
Mother Teresa also met with
Mother Antonia.
In 2003, Mother Antonia
founded a religious community
for women with the consent of
Bishop Rafael Munoz of the
Diocese of Tijuana. The order is
called the Eudist Servants of the


I '


Mother Antonia


Eleventh Hour.
Following the publication of


"The Prison Angel" in 2005
requests for Mother Antonia to
speak around the United States
have increased, said Smith.
While she is in Florida
through March 8, Mother
Antonia will also visit with
groups in Sarasota and Winter
Park, said Smith.
She will speak in the Cultural
Center on Our Lady Star of the
Sea's campus at 545 SR A1A in
Ponte Vedra. Her talk, which is
not a fundraiser, will begin
sometime around 10:15 to
10:30 on Sunday, said Tellam.
Mother Antonia is a "very
captivating and interesting
speaker," he said.
"We never know what she
will speak about. There is never
a speech planned," said Smith.


Gas: No more full serve at Beaches


Cont. from A-1
Dealers, he said, buy the gas
from the company and sell it
at a higher cost. That system
offers very little profit.
Fluctuating gas prices also
make it difficult for dealers to
stay current with the market.
"What people don't realize
is that when the price of gas
was $3 a gallon, credit card
fees are two percent," Delay
said. "Think about that. A
gallon of gas is $3 and two
cents on a dollar is credit card
fees. That's six cents a gallon
in fees. And your average
dealer like myself makes eight
to 10 cents a gallon."
Delay said convenience
stores can sell gas just a few
cents over the cost because
the rest of the in-store mer-
chandise is marked up 30 to
35 percent above retail cost.
When people are in a mad
rush to stock up on gas during
the threat of a hurricane or
other national threat, more
gas is sold but dealers don't
make much per gallon.
State law also prohibits
price gouging, a practice
Delay said he would never
support.
Delay said he is looking for-
ward to continuing his family
owned and operated business.
He has had outside staff in
the past but without gas, he
said the business can operate
with just his daughter Misty,
son Charles, and son-in-law
John all of whom have
each logged over a decade of
a ove


Anticipating this
week's removal of
gas from the station,.
Delay had to demon-
strate to five or six of
his regular full
service clients how
to pump their own
gas because they
had never done it
themselves before

service at that location.
But the change is bitter-
sweet.
"I'm going to miss the regu-
lars," DeLay said of his gas
customers. "Some of them
have been coming here for
years."
One loyal customer is
Dorothy Austin of
Jacksonville Beach. Austin has
never bought gas anywhere
else except when she was trav-
eling, he said.
Like his own daughter
Misty, who started working
with her dad straight out of
high school, Austin worked at
the station during her high
school years when her brother
Gerry owned it.
Gerry Austin owned the sta-
tion for 25 years before the
Delay family came in.
Dorothy got her first car while
she was working there.
"Between the two of us
we've been here for 42 years,"


Delay said. "This is the end of
an era."
Other customers are regular
as clockwork, showing up at
the same time every week to
have their tanks filled.
"We've been 15 cents high-
er than prices across the
street. They'll complain but
they'll still buy it," he said.
"They'll tell me 'you're 15
cents higher' while they're
pumping the gas."
Delay said his business will
not close during the conver-
sion. Shell has already
removed the gas but the com-
pany will still come in and
take out the pumps and the
signs bearing the Shell logo.
"We'll be able to work
around it. I just want to mak.
sure everyone knows we are
not going anywhere," he saict
"We appreciate all of the gas
business and we're going to
miss them. Stop by and say
hello."
Willie's Texaco once located
at the corner of Penman Road
and Atlantic Boulevard and
the Exxonstation at AlA jus
before Ponte Vedra Boulevard
South were the last full service
stations that closed years ago,
he said.



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Letters to the editor:




PV needs no more

fast food businesses


To the editor:
This is in response to the
woman who claims that
Ponte Vedra needs more fast
food places. In my view, fast
food joints are the last thing
that Ponte Vedra "needs".
Look around at all the
McDonald's trash along A1A.
Do you really want to start
seeing even more trash from
Wendy's, Burger King and all
the others? Not only that, but
the existence of more of these
places would be aesthetically
unappealing to the character
f


To the editor: :
During .- a - County
Commission meeting on Feb.
21 an issue regarding emer-
gency response personnel was
addressed by the board.
: During this discussion I
spoke to the debacle regarding
responders to the slaughter of
students at the high school in
Colorado. In expressing my
disgust regarding that inci-
dent, I used inflammatory ver-
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have found offensive. It .is time


now for me to apologize'toi
anyone who was offended ibyl
my remarks. If you were
offended, please accept my sin-
cere apology and allow the
board, your representatives, to
move our county forward
without having to deal with
the distraction I have caused.
I hope that I have your for-
giveness and we can all put
this incident behind us.
Ben-Rich
County Commissioner


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iers to

t, e editor:


food joint is more than
enough for Ponte Vedra.
I did not approve of it at
the time it was proposed and
I sure don't want to see any
more go up. The letter writer
seems to think that she also
speaks for others except those
"who avoid all fats". I do not
avoid all fats and I do not
agree with her, either, so she
does not speak for me! Please,
no more fast food joints in
our community, now or ever.
Jennifer Burns
Ponte Vedra Beach.


f o our community. One ast .


Horse feces unwelcome Science must be fact based


To the editor:
I just returned from walking
on Mickler's beach. And as
most every day when the
weather is nice, I had to either
6old my nose or smell the
stench of horse feces every 100
feet or so. I have no problem
with horses on the beach. In
fact, I think they lend charac-
tgr. What I do have a problem
with is the lack of considera-
ton of riders toward others on
tife beach. Why is it that they
&re not required to wear the
s!me "diapers" as the horses in
S Augustine.
* If they wore them, the riders
themselves would be the only
ones having to deal with the
smell. I don't understand why'


their right to ride their horses
supersedes my right to be on
the beach without having to
put up with the stench of
horse feces.
I've read letters from riders
complaining that dogs also
defecate on the beach and
nobody makes them wear dia-
pers. I agree, but I don't think
you can compare the size and
smell of dog feces (even those
of large dogs) with those of
horses.
Why can't we all behave in a
way where one person's rights
don't infringe upon the rights
of others.
Liliana Hamilton
Ponte Vedra


I knew it! I knew that
humans are the cause of
global warming!"
"Ah, yes, you refer to a sum-
mary report recently released by
the Intergovernmental Panel on
Climate Change. It concludes
that human actions are 'very
likely' the cause of global warm-
ing."
"Very likely? The summary
says there's a 90 percent proba-
bility that greenhouse gases, a
byproduct of the fossil fuels we
bum, are causing the Earth to
warm."
"Look, it is a fact that the
Earth is warming. But the exact
cause of the warming has not
yet been proven. That is the
unfortunate truth."
"You're a Republican, aren't
you?"
"Politics should have nothing
to do with science. Scientists are
supposed to follow the scientific
method. They come up with a
hypothesis, then apply a rigor-
ous, objective, measurable
process to either prove or dis-
prove it."
" "YO obint?" b m:,i ,, i
"f 6W' it' that' 'there' 901
percent chance humans are
causing global warming?
Doesn't that mean there's a 10
percent chance we've got noth-
ing to do with it? Shouldn't sci-
entists be more precise that
humans are causing all global
warming or none of it or
28.3756 percent of it?"
"But the atmosphere is incred-
ibly complex. I think you're ask-
ing a lot."
"Maybe I am, but let me ask
you a question. A plane is
designed and built based on sci-
entific facts and principles.
Would you board a plane if it
only had a 90 percent probabil-
ity of arriving at its destina-
tion?"
"Not sober. But isn't there a
consensus among the world's
scientists? Many believe that
human activity is the cause of
global warming."


TOM PURCELL
COLUMNIST


"The key word is 'believe.'
Scientists aren't supposed to
believe. They're supposed to
prove or disprove. As for con-
sensus, Michael Crichton had
some interesting thoughts. He
says consensus the first refuge of
scoundrels. He talked about it in
a speech he gave in 2003."
"Michael Crichton the noygl-
ist? ., "" ,,
-'"s"':)He' algo fiedical'dottol'
and scientist. He said consensus
is the business of politics, not
science. He said that the great
scientific discoveries have never
come about by consensus, but
by bold scientists who have
struck off on their own. When a
thing is proven to be a scientific
truth, there's no need for con-
sensus. You never hear some-
body say 'a consensus of scien-
tists agrees that E=mc2.'"
"So what are you getting at?"
"It is possible that humans are
causing the Earth to warm. It's
also possible that it's a natural
cycle the Earth is always
warming and cooling. It's possi-
ble that the increase in green-
house gases has nothing to do
with global warming. A lot of
things are possible, but we need
our scientists to uncover the
facts not beliefs or speculation
or opinion."


"That sounds like a heck of a
difficult task."
"It surely is. Meteorologists
have trouble predicting what
the weather will be like in 24
hours. I can't imagine how hard
it will be to prove what the cli-
mate will be like in 100 years,
but that is their burden."
"You're tough."
"The truth is, we all need to
get back to the basics.
Journalists should hold scien-
tists to account. There is a lot of
fiction out there masquerading
as fact and we need our journal-'
ists to get and report the truth
and nothing but the truth.,"
"I suppose you'll criticize our
politicians, too?"
"To be sure. Some are pur-
posely clouding the issue to
raise campaign dough and curry.
favor with some voters. The
press must hold them to
account, too."
"What about the rest of us?"
"Even if it is proven that we're
not causing the Earth to warm,
we should act anyhow. Why
don't we demand, technology
that allows car; & o n e
tbW'he gal bfi?'Were put ing
billions of dollars into oil-pro-
ducing nations that only mean
us harm."
"That's no good."
"And why in a country as
ingenious as ours haven't we
already switched to cheap, clean
alternatives to gasoline, coal
and natural gas? Why not
nuclear power? Why not cars
that run on fuel cells or some
other technology that hasn't
even been invented yet?"
"Beats me."
"And whyhaven't we invent-
ed a technology fueled by our
most abundant resource one
that could cleanly power our
plants and cars?"
"What resource would that
be?"
"Hot air. I doubt we'll ever
have a shortage of that."
Purcell may be reached by email
at Purcell@caglecartoons.com


relva Marina CC not obligated to iLinkside

Selva Marina CC not obligated to Linkside


To the editor:
After reading Mr.
Ricciardelli's letter published
Feb. 23, 2007, I feel compelled
to respond to his statements
about Selva Marina Country
Club and our proposed plans (I
use the pronoun "our" because
as a member of Selva Marina
Country Club, I'm taking
"ownership" because it is per-
sonal, not just business).
Let me begin by stating that
I, too, am a resident of Selva
Linkside and I do not distin-
guish between Unit I or Unit II
- in fact, I think it's utterly
ridiculous that one develop-
ment is segregated as such.
For purposes of this letter,
however, I will differentiate
between the two units and rec-
ognize the "Unit II" residents
who paid premium prices for
their lots and homes because
of the golf course view and to
those residents, I say, "shame
on you" for being bamboozled
by either the developer or the
former owner who sold you
your home.
Selva Marina Country Club
has never been obligated to
any resident of Selva Linkside
Unit II (or any other Atlantic
Beach resident living adjacent
to the golf course) to retain
their golf course view -- just
like the residents of SLU II
have never been obligated to
pay Selva Marina for their golf
course view.


"An invasion of your space?"
The property up to the fence is
rightfully your space, but
beyond that, the space belongs
to Selva Marina and the mem-
bers of the club.
Mr. Ricciardelli [complains]
about the increase in traffic,
environmental repercussions
of storm water runoff and air
pollution yet he says, "the
Club has other land available
that would not be intrusive."
It's the classic adage, "not in
my backyard" complaint So,
what is it? Do you oppose the
entire plan for Selva Marina or
just not in "your backyard."
Residents who live on the
golf course side of SLU II have
had the "privilege" of enjoying
this amenity. You're right -
there are no "guarantees" but
without a doubt if Selva is
not able to move forward,
think about this: How was the
land zoned BEFORE Selva
Linkside, Selva Lakes, Ocean
Walk, and all the other devel-
opments in which Atlantic
Beach residents reside?
Would you rather have
approximately 100 new resi-
dential homes or 900? This is
not an "artificial threat" or
"scare tactic" this is what
happens when the inevitable
becomes a reality. Selva
Marina Country Club's pri-
mary legal obligation is to its
shareholders -- to make the
best financial decisions which


affect their stock value (of
which I'm not).
The safety issues and con-
cerns that have been voiced by
the residents in SLU II and the
inconveniences when this
development begins have not
fallen on deaf ears. Selva and
the developer will be com-
pelled to ensure that all safety
requirements be closely
adhered to and monitored and
that the inconveniences will
be kept to a minimum as much
as possible.
Selva Marina Country Club
has been and wants to contin-
ue to be an integral part of the
Atlantic Beach .community.
The last thing Selva wants this
development to do is bifurcate
the community in fact, the
main objective of this
improvement is to give
Atlantic Beach families a won-
derful, beautiful, updated place
to socialize, grow and cultivate
life-long friendships. But sim-
ply put: Selva can grow, or
Selva will go.
I urge the Mayor of Atlantic
Beach and its City
Commissioners to make the
prudent decision of supporting
the proposed recommendation
of its Community
Development Board regarding
Selva Marina Country Club.
Maria D. Mark
Resident of Selva Linkside
Member of Selva Marina
Country Club


Shame on

NB council

for caving in

To the editor:
I'd like to make a comment or
two (as I'm sure many others
have already) about the
impending Wal-Mart train
rolling to a stop in Neptune
Beach.
Personally, I think it's a great
big cop-out that Neptune Beach
city council members are too
afraid to be the David to Wal-
Mart's Goliath and try to stop
the initiative. They're letting
Wal-Mart win, one way or the
other, however you slice it.
Would the taxpayers REALLY
object to spending money to try
and stop something that will
radically change the way all
Beaches residents live? Think
about it for a moment. With
that vote, what exactly has hap-
pened?
The local and small businesses
will face a major threat. Some
people, especially those who are
on a tight budget, will not want
to go to Proctor Ace Hardware to
get a hammer, when they can
buy one at Wal-Mart for a frac-
tion of the price. Wal-Mart has
a giant jewelry section, will that
put Monahan's out of business?
And that's just two examples.
Also, everyone who has to
interact with Atlantic Boulevard
east of the Mayport overpass
will have to adjust their travel-
ing schedule at least somewhat.
Nobody in their right mind can
tell me that having a Wal-Mart
will ease traffic congestion, no
matter how much of an effort is
made. You cannot tell me that
an Atlantic Boulevard that is
backed up to the overpass on a
summer Saturday afternoon
with people going to the beach
won't be backed up significantly
when hie \Val-Mafrt arrives.'
Third, has anyone looked
behind the old shopping center
building? Do you see the fence
just a few yards away, and the
houses on the other side? How
do you think those people will
feel about Wal-Mart moving,
quite literally, into their back-
yard? I, for one, would certain-
ly like to hear their opinion on
the subject. Granted, conces-
sions can be made so that no
deliveries arrive between 10
p.m. and 7 a.m. or whatever, but
I know that I would not like the
feeling of having to turn up my
television so I could hear it over
the rumble of a semi truck every
day.
And what about public opin-
ion? Didn't anyone on the
council hear the concerns? Is
their confidence held in a series
of concessions made by an ana-
lyst that aren't going to be
proven to work until all is done?
As a Beaches resident for a
number of years and someone
who once had the fortune of
Wal-Mart looking at property
right across the street from them
(when Admiral's Walk was
briefly considered as a potential
site for a Supercenter let's not
forget, that "Wal-Mart at the
Beach" is NOT a new idea), I
have to say I am appalled at the
ease of the Neptune Beach City
Council in handing the proper-
ty over to the giant company.
Yes, it's been a year, but the
council voted 4-1. What exact-
ly changed their minds?
The only good I can see com-
ing out of this is the use of the
property. Neptune Theatres still
sits empty after closing, the
property attracting no business.
Proctor Ace Hardware recently
moved into a grocery store site
that had been empty for who
knows how long, and helped to
revitalize that shopping center.
During a time when businesses
move on to new property and
leave the old behind, it is good
to see someone interested in
property at the Beach. But that's
the ONLY good thing, trust me.
I call upon other Beaches resi-
dents to now use the only
power there is left: the power of
the consumer. I personally have
no desire to set foot in that new
Wal-Mart, and I plan never to
have to. If money talks, as it
seems is the case here, then I
will let mine speak as well.
The only thing in closing that
I can think to write is a para-
phrase of was on [a] sign for
quite a while: There's a perfectly


good Wal-Mart 7 minutes up
the road.
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POLICE BEAT


Attempted robbery

with a magic marker


FROM STAFF


A man wielding a black magic marker tried unsuccess-
fully to rob two convenience stores early Tuesday morn-
Ing in Jacksonville Beach.
Police said the man entered the Kangaroo gas station in
the 1000 block of Beach Boulevard at 2:29 a.m. and
demanded all the money by pointing what appeared to
be a marker at the clerk.
The clerk not believing the robbery attempt to be real
laughed at the man who was wearing a white bandana
over the lower portion of his face and told him to leave
the store.
He fled without any money, police said, only to
strike again an hour later at the Gate Station in the 300
block of 3rd Street South.'
Still covering his face with the bandana, the suspect
also used the marker to threaten the clerk who told
him she had no money. undaunted, the suspect asked
for cigarettes which he was also denied.
The man who is described as between 5'6" and 5'8"
in his early 20's was last seen fleeing the scene on a
red beach cruiser wearing jeans, a brown coat and a


PONTE VEDRA
A resident of Marsh
Landing reported Monday
that one diamond and pearl
earring worth $850 was stolen
from her home some time
since Dec. 23, when she last
saw it. She said $150 in cash
also was missing.
A security guard at a private
club in the 600 block of Ponte
Vedra Boulevard reported
Monday that he saw three
juveniles smoking marijuana
and that two of them got
away in a black SUV. The
third, a 16-year-old boy, said


the marijuana and pipe were
not his, and he was allowed to
leave with his aunt.

NEPTUNE BEACH
Fraudulent use of a credit
card was reported on Feb. 26
at an unknown location,
according to a police report.
The victim checked an online
account and noticed several
transactions that he .did not
make, totaling $255.91,
according to the report. The
victim believes an acquain-
tance obtained his card num-
ber and has. been using it,
according to the report.


Possession of less than 20
grams of marijuana and pos-
session of drug parapherna-
lia was reported on Feb. 27
in the 400 block of Penman
Road, according to a police
report. An officer conduct-
ed a traffic stop. The defen-
dant told one of the passen-
gers to hold a bad of mari-
juana.
Threatening phone calls
were reported on Feb. 25 in.
the 500 block of Oak Street,
according to a police report.
A fourth-grade teacher
believes that the message
was left by one of her stu-
dents.


ATLANTIC BOULEVARD.
Aaron Allen West, 25, was
arrested for the fraudulent
use of a credit card and
grand theft on Feb. 28 in
the 1000 block of Snug
Harbor Court, according to
a police report. A woman
told police that her former
boyfriend stole her debit card
and made numerous with-
drawals from her account.
The suspect later told the
police he stole a debit card to
support his drug habit,
according to the report.

Linda Diane Hollinger, 49,
was arrested for bank fraud on
Feb. 26 in the 100 block of
First Street, according to a
police report. The defendant
opened a bank account and
deposited a check stolen from
her work, according to the
report. The defendant is care-
taker at an adult care facility


and told police that she was
"overworked and underpaid,"
according to the report.
Fraud was reported on Feb.
26 in the 900 block of
Hibiscus Street, according to a
police report. An unautho-
rized deduction of $400 was
made on the victim's account,
according to the report.
* *
Molestation of a coin-oper-
ated machine was reported on
Feb. 26 in the 1 block of
Ocean Boulevard, according
to a police report. The vend-
ing machines on several floors
of a hotel were broken into
and the money was stolen,
according to the report.

JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Petit theft was reported Feb.
28 in the 1500 block of Beach
Proper North. The Ponte
Vedra man told police that he
left his wallet and other
belongings on a beach towel
while he went for a walk on
the beach. When he returned,
his wallet was missing.

Attempted burglary to a res-
idence was reported Feb. 28 at
an apartment in the 1000
block of 14th Street North.
The tenant told police she was
trying to open her bathroom
window when she noticed the
screen was bent. The suspect
was unable to gain entry. A
paper towel holding -several
silver necklaces was found
near the screen and placed
into police property.

Battery was reported Feb. 28
in the 500 block of 1st Street


North. A 19-year-old man told
police he was crossing a beach
walkover in the area when he
got into an argument with the
15-year-old suspect. The man
said the teen pushed him and
punched him in the face. He
admitted that he punched
him back in self defense, the
report said. Police interviewed
the teen who said the man
punched him in the face for
no reason then ran. Both were
referred to the State
Attorney's office.
* *
Daryl Eugene Thomas, 33, a
transient, was arrested Feb. 26
and charged with possession
of cocaine in the 200 block of
Marsh Landing Parkway,
according to a police report.
'Police observed Thomas sit-
ting in a vehicle next to a
business shortly after 11 p.m.
A search revealed two grams
of cocaine in the waistband
his Thomas' pants, police
said.

Rainey Barrett Hayes, 53, a
transient, was arrested Feb. 26
an charged with failure to reg-
ister as a sexual offender in
the 400 block of 12th Avenue
South. Police responded to a
report of a homeless person
building a fire within the con-
fines of a public park. Thomas
was unable to provide identi-
fication, police said. A back-
ground check revealed failure
to register as a sex offender.
His. last address was listed as
the Duval County Jail where
he was released Feb. 23, the
report said.

Auto burglary was reported


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by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
Jacksonville Beach officials
are gearing up to complete the
costly construction of a new
wastewater treatment plant.
Two of the city's Public
Works employees will return
Saturday from a week-long
trip to Europe where they
were to research some of the
area's technology.
"Europe has leading edge
technology in the wastewater
treatment field," Public Works
Director Ty Edwards said
Wednesday.
Edwards said city officials
have worked closely with
stakeholders in the St. Johns
River Basin over the last two
years to develop advanced


wastewater treatment stan-
dards to reduce the total max-
imum daily load (TMDL) of
nitrogen in the water.
Nitrogen is considered a
pollutant and reducing the
amount discharged will
improve water quality in the
river, according to environ-
mental authorities.
.ri~aL~t, Au~p~ervis.pi,, *vn9
Morgan and Marty Martirone,
the city's Public Works engi-
neer, left Feb. 25 for Belgium.
Morgan and Martirone,
traveling at city expense, were
to also visit, plants in
Northern France, Italy and
Germany before returning
stateside. They are traveling
with the engineering firm
Waitz and Moye, hired by the
city to design the new plant.
The firm is paying its own
travel expenses.
Travel costs were approxi-
mately $5,000 each for
Morgan and Martirone and
were funded from the city's
Public Works budget.
In Germany, the team
toured the manufacturing
plant Invent that developed
the city of Jacksonville Beach's


existing aerator mixer.
Edwards said the aerator was
installed for six months at no
cost to the city after the city's
former aerator failed. The
company was permitted to
demonstrate the equipment
for potential clients as part of
the agreement.
"Our staff were -really
pa,s,e.,. ,t,their -equip-
ment," Edwards said. "That
fall, we went to the Council to
purchased the mixer in place
at a reduced price."
Edwards said all of the plant
visited are of comparable size
to the Jacksonville Beach
treatment plant.
The team will review the
equipment with various repre-
sentatives. The Italian plant
Nouve is known for its state of
the art filtration systems,
Edwards said.
"The team were very
focused on this trip. It was a
very ambitious schedule of
visits and information gather-
ing," he said.
"We want to be very pru-
dent and wise in this invest-
ment. This is a major invest-
ment."


The City Cofincil last
December awarded the design
contract to Waitz and Moye
for the new treatment plan,
which is estimated to .cost the
city $20 million.
A study conducted by the
firm is expected to conclude
soon and will focus on the
traditional Sequential.. JBtch'
R4.aqtqr _mejhodip f ,ftre.at.
"It's a better fit for our exist-
ing site and will allow us to
leave the plant in operation
[during the construction
phase]," Edwards said. "We
will still need to treat the
waste."
Edwards said the city will
receive $6 million in federal
funds to help facilitate con-
struction. The equipment will
be purchased from the manu-
facturer with a proven track
record and quality equipment.
The design will be complet-
ed in the early part of 2008
but Edwards said the city is
still "at the very front end of
this process."


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by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
The Neptune Beach Police
Department can now notify
all citizens of an emergency
within 12 minutes as a result
of a new emergency notifica-
tion system, according to
Police Chief David Sembach.
First Call, an emergency
telephone notification net-
work company, installed the
system which allows dispatch-
ers to notify all citizens of


important information such
as weather problems, closed
roads and hurricane evacua-
tions, for example.
The department ran its first
- and only- test Wednesday.
"They [citizens] will know
that if they get a call from the
Neptune Beach Police
Department, it will be a very
important call that they need
to listen to," said Sembach,
who emphasized that the sys-
tem will only be used to place
calls in emergency situations.


The previous system took
about eight hours to contact
the entire city, said Matthew
Teague, Vice President of
Technical Operations for First
Call.
"The big thing is, we'll be
able to notify people of major
events in the city in a matter
of minutes, rather than
hours," Sembach said.
The new system allows dis-
patchers many more options,-
such as the ability to manipu-
late specific areas .of the city


and only call citizens in that
area, according to Teague.
This is especially useful in
notifying residents to be on
the lookout for a suspect or to
remain inside if a suspect is
expected in a specific area,
Sembach said.
The city of Jacksonville
Beach is also hooked up to
this system and the city of
Atlantic Beach is in the
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arrested Feb. 26 and charged
with possession of over 20
grams of marijuana in the 800
block of 2nd Avenue South,
according to a police report.
Police found 23 grams of pot
in plain view on the floor
board of the vehicle Reed was
driving after initiating a traf-
fic stop, police said.
An animal bite was reported
Feb. 27 in the 100 block of
30th Avenue South. A city
code enforcement employee
was attacked by a male boxer
mix after the owner, was
unable ti restrain him. The
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BUSINESS


AB commission

sets priorities


photo by CHUCK ADAMS
Roger Akey (left) and Sally
Weinman of Ponte Vedra
Beach, the first to arrive at
Saturday's opening of Urban
Flats in Ponte Vedra, are
greeted by the restaurant's
owner, Matt Fairbairn.


by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
"A goal without a plan is just
a wish" said Howard Smith on
day two of the city of Atlantic
Beach's strategic planning ses-
sion, where city officials and
.staff outline the city's major
goals for the upcoming year.
Howard Smith, who special-
izes in team-work and. has
worked with the city for several
years, facilitated two evenings,
totaling eight hours, of the
city's annual strategic planning
meeting.
Officials and staff reviewed
the previous year to analyze
what has been accomplished
'and then looked forward to the


upcoming year and prioritized
what they thought were their
most important projects.
"I find this to be the one of
the most exciting times of my
year because the dynamics of
the city are molded and crafted
right here," said Mayor Don
Wolfson.
The group discussed many
projects and ranked them in
tiered categories, including top
priority, high priority and
important priority.
The lists are comprised of
various projects and issues that
are not ranked in any particular
order within each category.
Projects in the "top priority"
include:


TOP PRIORITY

Selva Marina Country Club Development
An application to change the land use of a portion of the
!golf course to residential use at the Club is up for debate as
.to whether it will be transmitted to the state. The commis-
ion is scheduled to discuss the issue at the March 12 com-
ission meeting.

District Representation
Because the next election is in October, the group decided
that the issue of whether to change from at large represen-
Ztation to district representation is something that has to be
examinedd soon. A study committee will produce a report by
une 30.
opkins Creek Retention Pond
Construction on the retention pond in the Hopkins Creek
aasin is estimated to begin in December. The pond will alle-
viate flooding and provide treatment. The city is already in
he middle of this project and funds have been allocated.

anitation
The city's current sanitation contract expires on May 31.
JThe city has selected a hauler to provide services for the new
Contract, which would change to a semi-automated sanita-
[lon collection. The new contract, which has not yet been
signed, will be discussed at the March 12 commission meet-
"ng. The new option allows for same day yard waste, recy-
i an jnd garbage collection and the city will be dhiided into
I t- zorh?. .
tate Legislative Actions
I Wolfson suggested that the commission, as a .group,
,become more involved with state legislative actions includ-
.ing property tax reform. The initiative is to reduce Florida
homeowners' property taxes.

iEnvironmental Regulations
The state department of environmental protection (DEP)
las implemented new rules that place limits on the amount
Iof nitrogen allowed from wastewater plants and municipal
storm water systems. Because of these rules, one of the city's
.wastewater treatment plants will have to be upgraded and
the second plant may also require some upgrades. These are
,state mandated requirements, and therefore, must be com-
,pleted.

'Mayport Road
Funding lacking for planned road improvements.
'Royal Palms
The neighborhood was built more than 40 years ago and
,has not had any major improvements, with the exception of
a water distribution system. The project involves the relo-
cation of stormwater and sanitary sewers to the public right
of way and is still in its beginning phases.
. Other projects that are considered ."high priorities"
include the acquisition of the Buckman Trust property, plac-
ing electric lines underground in the business district, the
'town center overlay district, pedpaths, amendments to the
'tree ordinance and building a new police station.


Laura Triola Nicole Avens


Celebrating additions
Mendez Family Care at 14444
Beach Blvd in Suite 315 has two
new Advanced Registered Nurse
Practitioners on staff. Joining
Dr. Michelle R. Mendez, DO,
Family Physician, are Laura
Triola and Nicole Avens. Triola,
ARNP, FNP has lived in Ponte
Vedra Beach with her husband
Jim and their sons, Andrew, 17
and Aidan, 13, since 1990. In
addition to joining Mendez
Family Care after graduating
from UNF in 2006, 'she volun-
teers at the City Rescue Mission
and also teaches undergraduate
nursing courses at UNF. Avens,
ARNP, HNP (Holistic Nurse
Practitioner), has lived in
Atlantic Beach with her hus-
band Mark and their two chil-
dren, Mason, 3, and Julia, 1
since 2002. She graduated
advanced training from NYU
just prior to moving back. To
commemorate this addition, an
open house and Art Exhibit fea-
turing works from three Beaches
artists, Dr. Barre Barrett, Lora
Davis-Henningsen, and Glenda
Ramsey, will be held from 3-7
p.m. on March 9 in the
Memorial Health Care Plaza at
San Pablo.
Chamber meetings
The Beaches Division of the
jacksonville Chamber of
Commece will hold a free work-
shop on "Networking Means
Business! on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
at
Players by the Sea, 106 N. 6th
St. The program will be followed
by a Beaches Mixer from 5:30


p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the same
location. A luncheon will be
held Thursday at noon at
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OBITUARIES


HANNAH MARIE BANKS


DONALD ELLISON GRIFFIN


DANIEL FRANCIS HAINES, SR.


Hannah Marie Banks, 8, died
Feb. 25, 2007 following a life-
long illness.
She had special needs, and
family said they had the privi-
lege to serve her over those few
short years, describing her as a
gift to the world. The love that
she received gave her joy and
sustained her each day, said the
family.
She did not desire the things
of this world but rather thrived
on hugs and kisses, family said,
adding that serving children like
Hannah allows one to under-
stand the true meaning of
unconditional love.
Hannah is survived by her
parents, David and Nancy
Banks; sister, Rachel; brother,
David, Jr.; grandparents, Rubina


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Pennsylvania, Pat and Ben
Keene and Patricia Banks; and
many aunts, uncles, cousins and
friends.
The family will receive friends
from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Saturday in the Fellowship Hall
of Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church, 4510 Palm Valley Road.
A memorial service will follow
at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Wolfson
Children's Hospital, 836
Prudential Dr., Suite 1205,
Jacksonville, FL 32207 or Ronald
McDonald House, 824
Children's Way, Jacksonville, FL
32207.
Eternity Funeral Home han-
dled arrangements.


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Institute, The Seamen's Church
Institute of New York and the
American Bureau of Shipping.
Throughout his career,
Mackowski advanced issues of
corporate fiscal responsibility,
business ethics and community
service, his family said. In the
1980s, he was a member of New
York's Trinity Center for Ethics
and Corporate Responsibility as
well as director and vice chair-
man of the YMCA of Greater
New York. In 2006 he endowed
the John J. and Ruth W.
Mackowski Professorship in
Organizational Ethics at Duke


Donald Ellison Griffin, 80,
died Feb. 28, 2007. He was
born in Union County,
Waxhaw, N.C., where he had
hoped some day to retire at
his country home.
Griffin was predeceased by
his parents, LD Griffin and
Flonnie Belk Griffin; one
brother, LD Griffin Jr.; and
business partner, David
Harris.
Griffin was a lifetime mem-
ber of Avondale United
Methodist Church. He attend-
ed Fishweir Grammar, John
Gorrie and graduated from
Robert E. Lee in 1944.
Griffin served honorably in
the U.S. Navy during World
War II. He was a lifetime
member of Jacksonville
Jaycees and a member of
Frances T. Hubert Lodge #259,
Scottish Rite, Morocco Shrine
Temple, American Legion,
Moose Lodge, Elks VFW, and
Voiture National.
Griffin was known locally.
for his many generous contri-
butions and. willingness to
lend a helping hand to any-
one in need, family said, not-
ing he is remembered at
Wolfson Children's Hospital
for his contributions to the
ECHO room.
Griffin founded Great
Atlantic Boiler Services on


April 1,. 1970 and sold the
business in 2001. At one time
his business served the entire
southeast coast to St. Croix,
V.I. Further satisfying his love
for steam engines, he was
instrumental in the rebuild-
ing of the historic locomo-
tives and cars on display at
the Prime Osborne Center and
Jacksonville Beach Historical
Museum.
Griffin is survived by his sis-
ters, Ruby, Alma and Jewel;
two nephews, Martin A.
Ferrell and Richard B. Ferrell;
four great-nephews, seven
great-nieces and close friend
Marion Read.
A visitation will be held
from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday
in the Beaches Chapel by
Hardage-Giddens. A funeral
service will follow at 2 p.m. in
the chapel of the funeral
home. Interment will imme-
diately follow at Riverside
Memorial Park, 7242
Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville.
Memorial contributions
may be made to Earl B.
Hadlow Center for Caring for
Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Road,
Jacksonville, FL 32257 or
Morocco Shrine Hospitalfs.
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens, Jacksonville Beach.


WILLIAM GRIGGS STOKES


cal practice, died of lung University. William Griggs Stokes, 79,
:er Feb. 24, 2007 at his home Mackowski graduated from born June 11, 1927 in Dawson,
'onte Vedra Beach. He was Duke and Harvard Business Ga., died Feb. 24, 2007 in
a in Westport, Mass. School's Advanced Management Jacksonville.
ackowski was former chair- Program. He served in the U.S. Stokes was a 21-year veteran
1 and CEO of The Atlantic Marine Corps during World War with the United States Air
ipanies, a mutual insurance II as a first Lieutenant. Force, serving from 1946 to
pany headquartered in New Mackowski is survived by his 1967 and achieving the rank of
c that he joined in 1951. He wife, Ruth Williams, and their Master Sergeant.
a director and chair of the four children, Marty Jones of Stokes was predeceased by
it committee of Ponte Vedra Beach, J. Matthew his eldest child, David A.
satlantic Holdings, and was Mackowski of San Francisco, Stokes, in March 1997. He is
mer director and chairman Dan Mackowski of Auburn, Ala. survived by five children,
he audit committee of F.W. and Joanie Mackowski of Tommy. W. Stokes, twins Ricky
ilworth Co. through its tran- Cincinnati, Ohio. Stokes and Vicky Stokes
n to Venator Group, inc. Services under the direction of Humphrey, Leary L. Stokes and
itionally, he was a director Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral Pamela K. Johnston; 13 grand-
he Insurance Information Home, Jacksonville Beach. children, Cindy Cundiff, Kevin
. ...._ _ Cundiff, ,Teara...R. Hagood;
.. .. Richard D.,-Stokes, Eric Stokes, i
DANNY C. WALKER'


Danny C. Walker, 53, a long-
time Beaches resident, died at
home Feb. 27, 2007. He was
predeceased by his wife, Diane
B. Walker.
Walker is survived by his
children, Stephanie L. and
Johnny Clark, Kayann and
Jimmy Sirvent, Scott Douglas
and Rita Burke; nine grandchil-
dren, Jimmy and Amanda


Sirvent, John, Jeffrey, Jessica,
Maria, Katie, Angel and Philip;
and two great-grandchildren,
Joey and Dakota.
Visitation is at 3 p.m. Friday,
with services following at 41
,p.m. at Eternity Family
Funeral Home, 4856 Oak Dale
Ave., Jacksonville.
Arrangements by Eternity
Family Funeral Home.


Angle Stokes Broking, Terry
Stokes, Mark Stokes, Jamie Kris,
Amber Stokes, Jason Stokes,
Chris Stokes and Kimberly
Stokes; and 15 great-grandchil-
dren.
A visitation 'Was held
Thursday at Hardage-Giddens
Funeral Home, with a graveside
service scheduled for 2 p.m.
Friday at Greenlawn Cemetery,
4300 Beach Blvd. Active duty
military will be in attendance
to perform full military honors
in recognition of his dedicated
service to our country.
Arrangements are entrusted
to Hardage-Giddens Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach .


COMMANDER LUTHER DALE YARGER


Commander Luther Dale
Yarger, USN (Ret.), 76, of Ponte
Vedra Beach died Feb, 27, 2007
from lung failure.
A native of Clyde, Ohio,
Yarger graduated from the
Naval Academy in 1954. His
Naval career included being a


nuclear submarine commander
during the Cold War with
Russia.
Yarger is survived by his wife,
Marcia; daughter and son-in-
law, Juanita and Randy Bubb of
Virginia Beach, Va.; son, Scott
Yarger of St. Augustine; seven
grandchildren and one great-
grandson.
Yarger's family invites his
many friends to join them in a
celebration of his life from 2
p.m. to 5 p.m. at the residence
in Ponte Vedra Beach.
Services and interment will
be held at the Naval Academy
in Annapolis, Md. at a later
date.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


PHOTO SUBMITTED
Fletcher "Class of 1969" grad-
uates Butch Shadwell and Bev
Shadwell get ready to chair
the annual Fletcher
Scholarship Breakfast meeting
while Jim Lee cooks. The
Beaches Kiwanis club hosted
the annual event last week.
The club annually raises
money for charity work, which
includes funding scholarships
at Fletcher. This year six
scholarships were awarded to
Fletcher students. The annual
breakfast is prepared by
Kiwanis members to acknowl-
edge the kids in front of their
peers, and to thank the par-
ents.


Daniel Francis Haines, Sr., 81,
died Feb. 27, 2007. He was born
June 6, 1925 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
and moved to the Beaches area
nine years ago.
Haines retired from General
Electric after 19 years of service.
He served in the U.S. Navy) dur-
ing World War II. He was a
member of Oak Bridge Country
Club and loved golfing and
dancing.
Family members include his
wife of 33 years, Gwen; son,
Daniel F. Haines, Jr. and spouse
Kimberly ,of Brookfield, Conn.;
daughter, Maureen Winthal and


partner Dan Silva of Yoncala,
Ore.; and granddaughters,
Morgan B. Haines and Kelley B.
Haines.
Private family services will be
held in Dallas, Pa. in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Haven Hospice
of Jacksonville, 8301 Cypress
Plaza Dr., Suite 119,
Jacksonville, FL 32256 or the
Jacksonville Humane Society,
8464 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville,
FL 32216.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


THELMA E. PERSONS


Thelma E. Persons, 100, died
in Orange Park Feb. 26, 2007.
She was bom in Jacksonville
and lived in Jacksonville Beach
for many years before moving to
Orange Park in 1998.
Persons, who retired from the
Ponte Vedra Club, was a long-
titne member of Neptune
Baptist Church and an active
volunteer with the Beaches
Hospital Auxiliary for many
years.
Persons was preceded in death
by her husband, Robert A.
Persons. Survivors include her
son and daughter-in-law, Dr.
Carroll U. and Carolyn
Kendrick; two grandsons,
Jonathan Kendrick and wife
Michelle, and Bubba Kendrick;
three great-grandchildren,


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"90 Minutes in
Heaven" Author
Don Piper, author of "90
Minutes in Heaven," will be the
guest speaker at First Christian
Church of the Beaches at 6 p.m.
on Saturday and at 9:30 and 6
p.m. on Sunday. In his best-
selling book, Piper shares his
experiences after being pro-
nounced dead following an
automobile accident in 1989.
The public is invited to attend
the services at First Christian
Church and childcare will be
provided. The church address is
2125 Oceanfront in Atlantic
Beach; call 246-2010 for infor-
mation. Piper will also speak at
the Lazarra Theatre at the
University of North Florida at 6
p.m. on Friday.

Fine Arts Series
The Chancel Ringers from
Riverside Park United
Methodist Church will perform
in a free concert at 2:30 p.m. at
Palms Presbyterian Church. The
award-winning ensemble has
toured in Canada and the
United Kingdom.
Palms is at 3410 3rd Street"S.
in Jacksonville Beach. A nursery
will be provided.

Annual Rummage Sale
Christ United Methodist
Church will have their annual
Spring Rummage Sale from 9
a.m. to 3 p.m. today and tomor-
row. Baked goods, lunch, and
other items will also be sold.
The church address is 400
Penman Road in Neptune
Beach. For information call 249-
5370.

Visiting Anglican
Bishop
The Rev. Dr. Joel Obetia,
Bishop of Madi West Nile in
Uganda, will be the guest speak-
er at a Baptism Service at 10:30


a.m. on Sunday at Calvary
Anglican Church. Calvary
meets at Sabal Palm Elementary
School at 1200 N. Kernan Road;
call the church office at 241-
9400 for information.
Obetia will also participate in
a Youth Rally at 7 p.m. on
Friday, March 9 at Redeemer
Anglican Church at 7500
Southside Blvd.

Wind
Ensemble Concert
Bethlehem Lutheran Church,
will host the Wind Ensemble
from Concordia University in
concert at 7:30 p.m. on
Monday, March 12. The 42-
member band will perform a
variety of music including
pieces commissioned for the
ensemble.
The concert will be held in
the church sanctuary at 1423
Eighth Avenue N. in
Jacksonville Beach; call 249-
5418 for information.

Lenten Quiet Day
The Order of the Daughters of
the King at St. Paul's by the Sea
Episcopal Church will have a
Lenten Quiet Day from 9 a.m.
to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March
17. The Rev. Marty Pfab will
lead the meditations.
Continental breakfast will be
served beginning at 8:30 a.m.
For information contact the
church office at 249-4091; the
church address is 465 Eleventh
Ave. N. in Jacksonville Beach.

Senior Connection
Handwriting Expert Richard
Orsini will be the guest speaker
at the Senior Connection meet-
ing at the Cultural Center at
Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church at 10 a.m. on
Friday, March 9. The church
address is 545 AlA N. in Ponte
Vedra; information about sen-


PHOTO SUBMITTED
Amanda Hughes Hartman, 8 months, awaits the start of her
baptism Sunday, Feb. 25, with her mother, Kathleen Hartman,
at the home of family friends Theresa and Joseph Brown in
Thomasville, Ga. Aman.da is the daughter of Kathleen and
Michael Hartman, granddaughter of CiCi and Frank Hughes of
Washington, D.C., Robert Hartman of Ponte Vedra and Susan
Whitcomb of Jacksonville; step-granddaughter of Kathy
Hartman of Ponte Vedra, and niece of Mandi Hartman and
Stephen Hartman of Ponte Vedra.


ior activities can alsQ be found
at www.olsspvb.org/parishpro-
grams.

Adult Forum Topics
Topics for upcoming Adult


Forum meetings at St. Paul's by
the Sea Episcopal Church are
the following: on March 4 St.
Johns Riverkeeper Neil
Armingeon and Felicia Boyd
will speak on preserving the
river, and on March 11 Tom


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Youthquake Live
The next performance for
teens by Youthquake Live will
be from 8 to 10 p.m. today at
Westside Baptist Church. For
information and directions call
Youthquake's office at Christ
the Redeemer Church at 285-
8009 or visit www.youthquake-
live.com.

Lenten Bible Study
Lord of Life Lutheran Church
will have a Lenten Bible Study
"Renewed Passion" based on
"The Passion of the Christ" at
6:30 p.m -on Wednesdays
through Wednesday, March 28.
There will be a Soup and.
Bread meal at 6 p.m. before the
Bible study each week.
The church address is 276 N.


Larson of the Sierra Club will
speak on global warming.
Adult Forums are held at 8:45
a.m. on Sundays in Stormes
Hall on the church campus at
Fifth Street and Eleventh
Avenue North in Jacksonville
Beach; call 249-4091.

Student Ministry
Auction
The Beach United Methodist'
Church Student Ministry
Auction will be held at 7 p.m.
, on Saturday. Tickets are $5 and
the proceeds will fund student
ministry summer trips includ-
ing the Sold Out choir trip and
the fourth annual mission trip
to Jamaica. Items for sale at the
silent and live auction include
an automobile, airline tickets,
getaways, creative baskets, and
tickets to sporting and cultural
events. Light appetizers will be
served.
Beach United Methodist
Church is located at Third
Street at 7th Avenue North in
Jacksonville Beach; call 249-
2343 for information.


CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
400 San Juan Dr., Ponte*Vedra Beach 285-6127
Sunday 7:45, 9:00, 1.;i004- 5,30 PM Holy Eucharist
10:15 AM Christian Formation; Saturday Holy Eucharist 5:30 PM
Wednesday Holy ucaist7:0 AM, 11:00AM, 6 PM
Weekday Evening Prayei Chape 6 p.m. except Wed.
Nursery available for Saturday and Sunday services.
CHRIST CHURCH SAN PABLO
2002 San Pablo Rd, Jacbksonville, 221-4777t ; is i .
Sunday 9 AM Worship; 1:i15 AM Christian Formation
Nursery Provided .
For event information, visit w.christepiscopalchurch.org _


COASTAL CHRISTIAN
Exciting, Growing
Home Church
off Kernan
553-9910

Meet Sundays
10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
www.coastalchristian.org
4l HOLY TRINITY
r'l ANGLICAN CHURCH
r (A TraditionalAnglican Church)
247-1442
Holy Communion
every Sunday at 8:00 A.M.
Holy Trinity meets in the Old Chapel
at 610 Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach
MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. BOX 50294
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL 32240-0294
www.holytrinityneptunebeach.org
Rev. Robert C. Adams, Vicar


To advertise your
Religious Services
here call
249-9033


PONTE VEDRA

United Methodist
Church


Ponte Vedra
Presbyterian Churchf f
"Where friends gather to worship"
4510 Palm Valley Road (CR 210)
www.pvpc.com -
,Sun. Worship 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
Sunday Breakfast
Nursery & Toddler Ministries
Middle, High School, College
Adult Ministries
Music & Art Ministries
Home of a Bethlehem Visit


Worship Opportunities
9:30 a.m. Contemporary*
11:00 a.m. Traditional*
*Kids Worship provided

Rev. Jeff Bennett, Pastor

35 Executive Way, PVB
Across AIA from Rawlings School
Behind Prosperity Bank
280-5141 www.pv-umc.org
"Connecting the Unconnected"


w'be7 nbs tist p Church
1050 Highway A1A 285-4288
Sunday School 9:00am
E-mail:
newbeginningsbc @ clearwire.net
Website:
www.onlinewithnewbeginnings.com


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ANGLICAN 4 m ". .
BEACH S4
CHURCH
Worship Service Eucharist
5pm Sunday
Services held at: -
First Christian Church
at the Beaches
2125 Oceanfront,
Neptune Beach
WWW.ANGLICANBEACHESCHURCH.ORG


palms
pre sb e r ia n cru : ch

The Falms Oasis
is a Comnmunity Nurtured b, .


5erve God's Mission in the World

Sunday Worship Services
8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Sunset Service at 5:45 p.m.

Nursery at all services

Sunday School'
All ages 9:40 a.m.

3410 South Third Street, Jacksonville Beac:
Ph: 004-246-6427 www.palmschurch.org
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UNITY DAILY WORD
STUDY CLASS
Wed. Evening 7:30 pm
Ribault Garden Club
705 2nd. Ave. N., Jax Bch
(Corner 2nd. Ave. N. and 7th St. N.)

355-5100
Dial A Prayer 355-7044
Church of the Daily Word


BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN
CHURCH OL
MISSOURI SYNOD
1423 N. 8th Ave., Jax Beach
Rev. Dana A. Brones, Pastor
Phone: 249-5418
http://www.blcjaxbeach.org
8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Traditional
Praise & Worship Saturday 5:30pm
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Adult Bible Classes 9:45 a.m.


S1 ANDREW'S ST. FRANCIS St Paul's by the Sea rTRADITIONAL YET TIMELY
LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELA) IN-THE-FIELD B ALO H Sunday School for all ages 9:00 a.m.
(BY THE SEA) EPISCOPAL CHURCH Episcopal Church Worship Service 10:15a.m.
A Stephen Ministry Congregatione
1801 BeachBlv POWERFUL WORSHIP, PASSIONATE SERVICE 610RORBiAV NEPTUNE BEACH YuthFellowship11:30a.m.
Jacksonville Beach 249-4575 TnlQ Nursery Provided-
PASTOR MICHAEL BLAER 895 Palm Valley Road Hste3Pastor Steve McCoy
Sunday Worship Ponte Vedra, FL 543-0112 Associate Pastor Howard McMinnCHRIST
8:00 am & 10:30 am www.saintfrancisepiscopalchurch.org Welcome Families Children's Chapel At 10 am Sun,, ORSHIP SE ICES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School Sunday Services ines Nursery At 7:30 & 10 am Services Sun. WORSHIP SERVICES
Chil e915am Adult Christian Formation 9:00am & Singles ChrstianFormation At 8:45 am Sunday 8:30 & 10:15AM 400 Penman Road (at Atlantic)
Youth/Adult 9:15 am (Children's Chapel during service time) Corner of 5th St. & 11th Ave. N.* Jax Beach, FL www.stpaulsbythesea@ spbts.net TEL 241-4211 Rev. Patrice Spenser
Nursery Provided NursePrvldedm- ts arouae ,g rse t904-249-4091 www.beacheschapel.com Share in the love of Christ
COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN LORD OF LIFE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH ST. PAUL'S ST. JOHN'S
m"'% CHURCH I IT EDA CHURCH E of the Beaches (Disciples of Christ) CATHOLIC CHURCH
S150Sherry DriveAtlantic BeachFL 2125 Oceanfront & Seagate, Neptune Beach CATHOLIC 2400 Mayport Rd., Atlantic Beach
S' Rev. Dr. Gabe Goodman, Pastor (ELCA) Baptist Chh Come worshiprwhh us he ocean tAvnuNrth Father Joseph Meehan'
Church Office 249-8698 276 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Bch SUNDAYS: 1st Avenue North at 5th Street WEEKENDMASSES
Preschool/Kindergarten Office 241-7335 SATURDAY EVENING Traditional Services 8:00 & 9:00 am Jacksonville Beach Saturday 5 m.m
www.communitypcusa.org Ph. 285-5347 6:30 pm Contemporary Worship Service Children's Worship 9:00 & 11:00 amst
Schedule: Rev. Julie Frank,Pastor SUNDAY Christian Education (all ages)10:05 am Father Win. A. Kelly, pastor unay 9 a.m., 11 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 8:30& 11 a.m. Sunday Contemporary Worship : 0 am- traditional Serviceelebration raise 11:00 a Saturday Mass 9 a.m.and 5:30 p.m. Nursery Available SundayMorning
Church School- All Ages 9:45 a.m. 8:30am WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY (SEP-MAY) Sunday Mass 7:00,8:30, 10:00, Saturday 10:00 a.m. or by at.
Youth Fellowships 5 p.m. o ,6:30 pm The Gathering 5:30Supper : am & 7 p m GDUT
Contemporary WorshipServ. 5:59 p.m. Sunday Church School 9:45am Bible Studies for Every Age & Life Situation 6:30 Choir, BiS dyYouth 11:30 a.m. & 7 .mRELIGIOUS ED AT
ChanceChoir Wednesdays .m. Sunday LBW Worship 11:00am 407 Third Street Mahlon Dixon, Senior Pastor 246-2010 Saturday Confessions Wed. 6:00 p.m.(K-3) 7:15 p.m. (4-6 gr.)
Chancel Choir Wednesdays 7 p.m. Sunday LBW Worship 11:00am www.neptunebaptist.org Neptune Beach James Collins, Associate Pastor After 9 a.m. Mass & 4:30 -5:20 p.m. Sunday 6:00 p.m. (1A.)4
Weekday Preschool/Kindergarten (3,4 & 5 yr olds) Nursery Provided Tom Bary, Pastor 904-249-2307 www.ccbdc.com/email:ccbdocbellsouth.net r 9 a.m. Mass & 430 20 p.m. 246-6014
Palm Valley Baptist Church BL Rabbi Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, PhD. Spiritual Leader OCEANSIDE
I,.o.(904) 285-t447 Co-Presidents: Stuart Beckerman, Loretta Cornelius OF CHRIST
,. E.ma.i palmchurch@bellsouth.net 1025 Snug Harbor Court
Sunday School for oiloges....9:15am *. -iSfpi n (hljCh 288 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach. 904 273-9100 (fx) 273-5567 (off Mayport Rd. at W. 11th St and Orchid
Sunday Worship Shabbat & Torah Services 9:30-12:00 noon St.) 324 N. 5th St., 249-2314
Service .... ...... 10:30am Service Times Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 Bible Study 9:15 a.m.
Sunday Evening St 5:00 We have a full range of activities and services for the beaches Jewish 246-2709 Bible Study
Bible Study ..................... 6:00pm Saturday 5:00 pm community. Please contact our office m-f 9-5 for information about Blended Worship 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday Family Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am & 11:00am adult education, Sisterhood activities and youth activities. Bible Class Sunday, 10:00 a.m. Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
Dinner .............6:00pm Worship 11:00 a.m. EveningW6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study (904) 268-2500 "A Home for Jewish Families at the Beach" Evening Service 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Evening 6:15 p.m.
for all ages....................................7:00pm www.MandarinChristian.com Weekday Ministry 246-2891
A Southern Baptist Church 6045 Greenland Rd. near Philips Hwy. .... .- -- ...... Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Service interpreted for the hearing impaired


Roscoe Blvd. in Ponte Vedra;
call 285-5347 for information.

Youth Fundraising
Night
The Youth Ministry at Palms
Presbyterian Church will host a
Dinner with a Talent Show and
Service Auction on Saturday in
the Fellowship Hall. The event
will raise funds for upcoming
mission trips. The church
address is 3410 South Third
Street in Jacksonville Beach; call
246-6427 for information

Golf Tournament
The Christ Episcopal Church
Foundation will hold their 23rd
Annual Golf Tournament at 1
p.m. on Friday, March 9 at the
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. The
entry fee is $150 per player with
proceeds benefiting the
Foundation's support of beaches
organizations such as Young
Life, BEAM, Habitat,
Strengthening Our Students,
and college scholarships. For
information call Executive
Director Stacy Nash at 285-
7390, ext. 235.

Purim Celebration
Chabad @ the Beaches will
have a Purim Celebration for
the entire family at 7:15 p.m. on
Saturday. It will include a
Havdalla service, Megilla read-
ing, and refreshments. Chabad
is at 521 SR A1A in Ponte Vedra;
call 285-1588 'or visit
www.chabadbeaches.com for
information.
On Sunday there will be a
Purim Gala at the Chabad of
Mandarin featuring a music by
Amit Arieli. Tickets are $35 for
adults and $15 for students and
children. Seating is limited and
reservations can be made by
calling Chabad @ the Beaches.
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RELIGION


Poison prevention

urged for families

FROM STAFF
In anticipation of National Poison
Prevention Week, March 18-24, Safe Kids
Northeast Florida and Wolfson Children's
Hospital are reminding parents to store haz-
ardous goods safely.
Poison control centers in the United States
receive 1.2 million calls each year as a result of
accidental poisoning of children ages five and
under. Each year, about 53,000 kids in that age
group are treated in emergency rooms for poi-
soning, and about 70 die. Nearly 90 percent of
these toxic exposures occur in the home, and
60 percent involve non-pharmaceutical prod-
ucts such as cosmetics, cleansers, personal care
products, plants, pesticides, art supplies, alco-
hol and toys.
"It doesn't take much to make a small child
sick," says Cynthia Dennis, RN, coordinator of
Safe Kids Northeast Florida/Wolfson Children's
Hospital. "Kids have faster metabolisms than
adults and anything they ingest will be
absorbed into the bloodstream very quickly. If
a product label says, 'Keep out of reach of chil-
dren,' there's a reason," states Dennis. "Keep it
up high and in a locked cabinet."
Safe Kids Northeast Florida reminds parents
to keep the poison control hotline number
handy.
"Memorize this toll-free number: 800-222-
1222," Dennis says. "Keep it near every phone
in your home and program it into your cell
phone." From anywhere in the United States,
this number connects to the local poison con-
trol center.
"Call 911, not poison control, if a child is
choking, having trouble breathing or having a
seizure," advises Dennis. "Follow the 911 oper-
ator's instructions. Do not induce vomiting or
give the child any fluid or medication unless
directed."


* Get your home tested for lead. Kids inhale the dust of lead-based paint
and can build up enough lead in their blood to affect intelligence, growth and
development. An estimated 890,000 children ages one to five have too
much lead in their blood. Lead-based paint was used in homes until 1978,
so it's important to have older homes tested.

* Install a carbon monoxide detector in every sleeping area. Carbon
monoxide is an invisible, odorless gas that builds up around fuel-burning
appliances and cars in garages and is present in tobacco smoke. It
can make a child seriously ill in concentrations that would barely affect an
adult.

Stay alert while using cleaning products or other potentially harmful
substances. A child can be poisoned in a matter of seconds. Never leave
kids alone with an open container of something you wouldn't want them to
ingest.

Don't refer to medicine or vitamins as candy. Children should not think
of therapeutic substances as treats. And when you are administering
medicine to your children, follow dosage directions carefully.

Flush expired medications down the toilet if the label says it is safe to
do so. Otherwise, mix unused, unneeded or expired drugs with undesirable
substances like cat litter or coffee grounds and toss them in the trash
in nondescript containers. Also, store medications and any potentially harm-
ful products in their original containers with their original labeling.

Learn which plants are poisonous. Keep poisonous houseplants out of
reach, and teach children not to put any part of an outdoor plant in their
mouths without adult supervision.

Discuss these precautions with grandparents and relatives.
Grandparents may have medications that can be very dangerous to chil-
dren, and their homes might not be as well childproofed as yours.

Learn CPR. In less than three hours, you can learn effective interventions
that can give a fighting chance to a child whose breathing and heartbeat
have stopped. In Northeast Florida, call 904.202.BABY to find an infant/child
CPR and first aid class near you.
Source: Safe Kids Northeast Florida/Wolfson Children's Hospital


RELIGION BRIEFS


Continued from A-8
Bible Study.
/ nglican Beaches Church
off, rs Bible Study from 6 to 7
p.n on Wednesdays. The study
wil focus on the historical con-
tex and modem day applica-
tioi .of Holy Scripture. For infor-
ma ion and directions, call 249-
3054 or visit
www.Anglicanbeachchurch.org.

Bethel Gallery
The current exhibit "The
Land of-the Ice Bear' featuring
the photography by Lee-
Margaret Borland continues at
Bethel Gallery through Sunday..
The gallery is at Ponte Vedra
Presbyterian Church at 4510
Palm Valley Road in Ponte
Vedra; call 285-8225 for infor-
mation.

Community
Bible Study
A non-denominational
Community Bible Study is
being held on Fridays from 9:30
to 11:30 a.m. at Christ the
Redeemer Church. The study
will begin with the series "God's
Amazing Book." Registration is
$20 and information is available
from Mrs. Murray Trotta at 249-
0185 or at murraytrotta@com-
cast.net.
Christ the Redeemer Church
is at 190 S. Roscoe Blvd. in
Ponte Vedra.

Prayer for Schools
On Thursday from 9:30 to 11
a.m, a group meets at the
Winston Family YMCA to pray
for school, media, families, and
church. The YMCA is on
Landrum Lane in Ponte Vedra.
For information call 285-0267.

Celebrate Recovery
A biblical based program for
persons facing personal prob-
lems, meets every Friday at 6:30
p.m. in the fellowship hall of
Beach United Methodist
Church, 3rd Street at 7th Ave.
N., Jacksonville Beach. The pro-
gram emphasizes that through
worship and same-gender small
groups, people can work on per-
sonal struggles such as eating
disorders, alcohol/drug abuse,
and codependency. The
evenings begin with dinner.
Call 249-2343.

Men's group meetings
*Hodges Blvd. Presbyterian
Church offers "Bible and
Bagels", a men's Bible study
group, 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. on
Wednesday in the Fellowship
Hall. The church address is 4140
Hodges Blvd. For information
call 223-6922.
*The men's group from
Calvary Anglican Church meets
at 6 a.m. Friday at Denny's
Restaurant, on Atlantic Blvd.
For information call the church
office at 241-9400
*A men's Bible study is held at
7 a.m. Monday at Ponte Vedra
United Methodist Church, 35
Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
Beach.


*Palms Presbyterian men's
Bible study is held at 7 a.m.
Wednesday in the Education
Building.
*Community Presbyterian
Church at 150 Sherry Dr. in
Atlantic Beach has Wednesday
morning prayer breakfasts for
men at 7 a.m.
*St. Paul's by the Sea.
Episcopal Church has a Men's
Prayer Group and Bible Study
which meets on the first and
third Saturday of the month at
8 a.m. in Stormes Hall. The
men's group also participates in
Outreach tffo.ts All are wel-
'come to atterI.: The address is
465 11th Ave. N. in Jacksonville
Beach.
*Sunrise Community Church
offers Men's Study Groups at 6
:15 a.m. and '7 p.m. on
Wednesday. Contact the
church office at 249-3030 for
information; the church address
is 298 Aquatic Drive in Atlantic
Beach.

Singles groups
The following are church-
related singles groups in the
Beaches area. Church member-
ship is not required:
*New Life Christian
Fellowship, 2701 Hodges Blvd.,
Jacksonville has monthly Single
Adult Ministry meetings. At
7:30 p.m. today, the ministry
will host an evening of playing
and discussing the game of
"Deal or no Deal'! in a relation-
ship with Christ. On March 17,
there will be social at the
Barracudas Hockey Game at the
Veteran's Memorial Arena.
Contact Claudia at 223-6000 for
information and reservations or
visit www.nlcf.org. Childcare is
provided for some events.
*Beach United Methodist
Church has Monday Night
Alive for singles at 7 p.m. on
Monday nights and Singles
Coffee House 10:45 a.m. on
Sunday. For information visit
www.beachumc.org or call 249-
2343. BUMC is located at 325
7th Ave. N.
*Beaches Chapel Church, 610
Florida Blvd., Neptune Beach.
Singles over age 33 meet the last


Saturday of the month at 7 p.m.
at the church. 241-4211.
*Christ Episcopal Church,
400 San Juan Drive in Ponte
Vedra, offers a singles ministry
called Solo Flight. For informa-
tion contact the church office at
285-6127.
*Christ the Redeemer
Church, .190 S. Roscoe Blvd.,
Ponte Vedra Beach. Weekly
Bible study and monthly social
event such as square dancing
for ages 30 and up. 280-5813.
*Ponte Vedra Presbyterian
Church, 4 510 Palm Valley Road,
Ponte Vedra Beach. Bible study
group at 11 a.m. Sunday and
occasional other activities for
singles ages 30 and older.

Retreats at Marywood
Retreats and events are
planned at the Marywood
Center for Spirituality in the
Switzerland area of NW St.
Johns County at 1715-5 State,
Road 13. For information, call
287-2525 or toll-free (888)-287-
253 or check www.marywood-
center.org.

Church Activities for
Kids
The following events are held
at Beaches area churches on
Wednesday for youngsters:
. ePalm Valley Baptist Church
at 4890 Palm Valley Road in
Ponte Vedra has a family dinner
at 6 p.m. and children and
youth Bible study at 7 p.m. Call
285-2447.
*Sunrise Christian Church
youth group meets 7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m., beginning with
group praise and worship, fol-
lowed by small groups for fel-
lowship, Bible study and prayer.
The church is at 298 Aquatic
Drive, Atlantic Beach. Call 249-
3030.
eBethlehem Lutheran Church
at1423 8th Ave. N., Jacksonville
Beach has Junior High Youth
Group activities from 6:45 to 8
p.m. The Senior High Youth
Group meets on Tuesdays from
7 to 8 p.m. Call 249-5418.
*Christ Episcopal Church at
Solana Road and San Juan Drive


in Ponte Vedra offers dinner in
the parish hall for youth and
families at 6:15 p.m. A chil-
dren's art program is held from
7 to 8 p.m.,
*Church choir school to
develop musical skill and
Christian formation is offered
for age 3 through sixth grade
*prior to Wednesday evening
dinner. The school is free and is
given by Dr. Timothy McKee,
Music Director of the church.
Call 285-6127.
*Youths in grades six through
12 meet at 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
on Sunday following Sunset /t
Palms in the Youth
Center/Fellowship Hall at Palms
Presbyterian Church, 3410 3rd
St. S., Jacksonville Beach. Call
246-6427.
eDynamic Disciples (grades K-
5) meets at First Christian
Church of the Beaches from
6:30 to 7:45. Teens in Motion
Youth Group meets for special
events and trips. The church
address is 2125 Oceanfront,
Neptune Beach. Call 246-2010.
*Family Bible Church at 4760
Palm Valley Road has Building
Blocks for children ages 3 to 6
and Kids Club for grades one
through 5 meeting at 7:15 p.m.
Bridge Builders for grades 6
through 12 meets from 7 to
8:30 p.m. Call 280-5694.
*Kernan Blvd. Baptist Church
at 4000 Keman Blvd. S. has
YouthAlive with Bible Study
and worship for grades seven
through 12 from from 7 to 7:45
p.m. Preschool and children's
choirs through 6th grade meet
from 7 to 7:45 p.m. Call 641-
4588.
*Youth from Beach United
Methodist Church, 3rd Street at
7th Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach,
meet 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at various
locations. Directions to
Wednesday meetings are hand-
ed out at 247, the church's
Sunday night worship service
for youths, held 6 p.m. to 8:45
p.m.
*New Beginnings Baptist
Church at 1050 State Road A1A
in Ponte Vedra offers Kids
K'Nextion for ages 3 to fifth
grade, Praise Band, and middle
and high school youth activi-


ties beginning at 6:30 and 7:30
p.m. Call 285-4288.
*Ponte Vedra United
Methodist Church at 35
Executive Way in Ponte Vedra
has activities for youth meet 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. Cherub and
Children's choir meet at 5:45
p.m. Youth Creative Arts
Ministry is from 5:45 to 8 p.m.
Other youth activities are held
* during the week; and Junior and
Senior High Youth Group meet
on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Call 280-5141.
*Neptune Baptist Church at
407 Third Sueelt n,,N.eptiune.,
Beach has games, drama, music,


and topical messages for you li
from grade six through twelyc.
Sixth through eighth graders
meet at 6 p.m. and ninth
through twelfth graders meet
on Sunday evenings. Call 249-
2307. -Z
*Community, Presbyterian
Church has Cherub Choir at; 1
p.m. and Junior Choir at 5 p.J-.
Senior high school students
meet at 3:30 p.m. to discfiss
issues at "Trash Talk." Call 249-
8698 for information.


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SPORTS


Page 10A


The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader March 2, 2007


SSenators top Raiders in home opener


-.-
ROB
DeANGELO
SPORTS EDITOR


Fast times


cannot be


trusted at

combine


T he NFL combine is fine
for entertainment pur-
poses, but all reports of
40-yard dash times should be
taken with a very large grain
of salt.
Wanna know how many
football players truly have
4.3 speed? Zero. That's right,
nary a single one.
Oh, there are plenty of
defensive backs and receivers
who have "clocked" a 4.3 -
or better in the 40 at the
combine over the years. But
those results are about as reli-
able as a two-dollar watch.
When Canadian sprinter
Ben Johnson ran a 9.79 in
-the 100-meter final of the
1988 Olympics he is believed
: to have covered 40 yards
f: aster than any human in
history. Timing experts have
".broken that race down into
10-meter increments and the
--upshot is that Johnson ran
".-"the first 40 yards in 4.38 sec-
:onds.
That was in track spikes,
on a synthetic surface engi-
nieered for speed, on a warm
-afternoon with a slight tail-
-wind, after years of training
with'some of the best sprint
coaches on the planet. "
And, oh yeah, with a Jose
-':Canseco-sized medicine chest
-Eof steroids coursing through
Shis body.
There are other issues with
the 40-yard dash as it is
implemented in football:
There is no starting gun nor
an electronic device at the
finish line; it is hand-timed
by scouts with stopwatches.
Results, therefore, rely on
the reaction time of scouts to
start and stop their watches.
Additionally, most of those
timing the sprints use their
thumbs to stop the clock and
studies have shown the
thumb has a slower reaction
time than the index finger.
It's the stuff of NFL com-
bine lore that Deion Sanders
ran a 4.17 coming out of
Florida State, or Michael Vick
was timed in 4.25 or Bo
Jackson clocked a 4.14.
Obviously, none ot it's true
unless you believe football
players are half a second
faster than Olympic sprint-
ers.
According to the U.S. Track
Association, the true reading
of a hand-held time is to
round up to the nearest
tenth (a 4.3 becomes a 4.4)
then add .24 seconds. That
brings us to 4.64 and even
that may be generous.
Does any of this matter?
Well, yes, actually. Consider
the case of Jaguars receiver
Matt Jones, who came out of
Arkansas as a quarterback but
opened some eyes at the
combine when he ran a 4.37.
The 6'6", 242-pound Jones
Swas suddenly cast as fast
enough to be a wide receiver
prospect and Jacksonville
scooped him up in the first
round of the 2005 draft.
That led to a five-year,
,$8.45 million contract ($6.07
million guaranteed) for
S.Jones, who might otherwise
: have been a second- or third-
:.iound selection as a QB with
.an accompanying deep dis-
*count in salary.
The moral: A fast 40 time
z-can translate into millions of
Z.dollars. Atlanta Falcons cor-
7 nerback DeAngelo Hall has
:..said he owes everything he
-zhas ($25 million contract) to
zzposting a 4.3 at the combine.
As Mark Ziegler of the San
:zDiego Union-Tribune points
--out, grizzled track coaches
E.3ike to say, "the clock never
Z3ies."
Well, apparently in football
'it does.


Opportunistic

Fletcher uses

speed to help

manufacture

seven runs

By JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Fletcher High took advan-
tage of its speed on the base
paths to book a 7-1 victory
over District 1-6A rival Orange
Park Wednesday night at
Frank Hoye Field.
The Senators (5-2) outhit the
visiting Raiders 5-2, but manu-
factured most of their runs,
including a bases-loaded
squeeze play in the fourth
inning.
"I don't think we hit any
runs in," Senators assistant
coach Jim Timmons said after
the game.
"Everything was on the
move. We have to run this
year because we're not a big
hitting team. If the other team
walks a guy or something, we
can put them in trouble."
Fletcher center fielder Alex
Tiemeier opened the scoring
in the bottom of the second
after reaching on a bloop sin-
gle to left and then stealing
second.
Senior table-setter Patrick
Braswell reached first on an
outfield error in the third and
stole two bases before scoring
on a throwing error at third.
Senior shortstop Sam Perry
scored off a sacrifice fly by
Kevin Lehane after reaching
on a walk and moving to third
on a hit-and-run by catcher
Corey Franklin.
The Raiders (4-3) committed
three errors and managed only
two singles, one of which was
a blooper to shallow right.
"Defensively, we didn't play
as well as we have been and
their sidearmer kept us off bal-
ance [at the plate]j, ,Orange e
Park head coach Michael '
Johns said.
"Fletcher did all the small
things that mattered. It's hard
to win in 6A when you play
bad defense and put only one
run on the board."
The Raiders opened the sea-
son 4-0, but fell to defending
district champion Buchholz,


Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Fletcher High baserunner B.J. Chandler reaches for the plate while trying to score from third base on a ground ball in the fourth
inning Wednesday night against Orange Park. Chandler was tagged out on the play but the Senators went on to a 7-1 victory.


Fleming Island and Fletcher in
successive games.
Johns starts as many as six
sophomores from a team that
lost to Fletcher in the 2006
district semifinals.
"The district was tough
before Fletcher got in [last
year]," said Johns.
"Anybody can beat anybody
onany giveninight.,But.it's
early. it's February." : ,
Fletcher right-hander Sam
Darr, who improved to 2-0 on
the season, went five innings
with two walks and two strike-
outs.
Braswell came on in relief in
the sixth and loaded the bases
with two walks and a hit bats-
man but allowed only one


RAIDERS
SENATORS


run.
The senior second baseman
regrouped to strike out the
side in the seventh and finish
with four K's.
Right fielder B.J. Chandler
booked the best swing of the
night, doubling off the center-
field fence to open the bottom
of the sixth.
* iiEricohn hadaipinch bhit
Buaswell.'had three of Fletcher's
five stolen bases. Jon Kennett
(1-1) took the loss for the
Raiders, who host Sandalwood
Monday.
"Our pitcher had good
enough stuff to compete
tonight, but we made bone-
head plays," said Johns.
"You have to throw your


No. 1 or 2 pitcher every night
in this district. It's tough. It
never ends."
The Senators (19-8 in 2006)
travel to Sandalwood today for
a 6 p.m. game with the Saints,
and host Ed White Wednesday
at 6 p.m. and Buchholz
Saturday at noon.
NOTE: Senators skipper
KevinJrown tinkered.with
starter Sam Darr's delivery in
the preseason, turning the sen-
ior pitcher into more of a sub-
mariner. In his two victories,
Darr has changed speeds and
locations well and opposing
hitters have had a tough time
picking up the ball from the
awkward, side-arm delivery of
the right-hander.


Fletcher girls tennis earns key victory


FROM STAFF

The Fletcher High tennis
teams continue to thrive
with the boys squad picking
up a 3-2 win over Flagler Pal
Coast on Tuesday and girls
beating Flagler 4-3.


With the victories, the
boys remain undefeated at 4-
0 while the Senators girls
squad improved to 4-1.
In the boys match,
Fletcher's No. 1 June Condez
was a 6-4, 4-6, 10-2 winner,
Tanner Bell won his match
v. :eK- nw *:Ma .. a a,


6-3, 6-2, and Josh Franks
earned an 8-5 pro set victory.
Doubles competition did
not take place due to dark-
ness at the matches played at
Fletcher High School.
In the girls event, Kristen
LaCoste and Layla Assar were
among the singles winners
for Fletcher.
Girls coach Penny Rauckis
said a number of her
younger players gained valu-
able experience last season
in what was a rebuilding
year for the Senators. That
experience has paid off this
season with a 4-1 start
although tough challenges
lie ahead as the team hosts
Forrest next Tuesday, then
travels to Gainesville next
Wednesday to play
Buchholz.
A change this season is
that the girls home matches
are played at Huguenot Park
in Jacksonville Beach.
"They've been very, very
helpful and very good to us,"
said Rauckis. "they helped us
out when we needed it."
The boys team puts its
unblemished record on the
line next Tuesday against
Forrest High at Argyle Forest,
then travels to Bartram Trail
on Wednesday before return-
ing home March 13 to host
Wolfson at Huguenot Park.
Boys coach Emory
Coppedge has a deep team
with 12 members including
No. 1 Condez, Will Bledsoe
(co-captain), Tyler Thornton
(co-captain), Franks, Bell,
Jake McLaughlin, Chris
Taylor, Ben Clark, Sean
Murphy, Spencer Miller,
Travis Kelly and Garrett
Gibbs.
"This is the most talented
team I've had in four years,"
said Coppedge.
"We're off to a good start
and I look forward to a good
season."


Photos by ROB DeANGELO
Fletcher girls tennis players Kristen LaCoste (above), Sarah
Marstellar (top right) and No. 1 Elisabeth Cavallaro in action
Tuesday against Flagler Palm Coast.







The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader Page 11 A


March 2 2007


Retro Run a real version of That '70s Show


N nostalgia: It always wafts
over me at his time of
year and I know it is all
because of the River Run. Very
likely, even more memories
than usual will return and
make me pause and reflect.
What we will witness on
March 10th will be more than
merely the 30th running of
the River Run, it will be a
landmark; a turning point.
The owners of the race, the
Jacksonville Track Club (now
rather pointlessly trying to
rename itself "JTC Running"),
have announced that this will
be the last "anniversary" race
until the race hits 40 in 2017.
By that time, the club may
or may not have pulled off its
name change; that is, of
course, if it is still around.
Sadly, many of the JTC's
pioneer members, stalwart
workers and race organizers
probably won't be. Venerable
Race Director, Doug Aired,
plans to back out of it in five
to seven years. Another seven
would give him 32 years at
the race's helm. He would


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BOB FERNEE
RUNNING/FITNESS


then be 65 years old.
"Maybe I'll be able to run it
for a change," he joked. "Or if
I can't run it, maybe they'll let
me fire the cannon to start it."
Chances are, a good many
other River Run organizers
and volunteers of Alred's gen-
eration would pack it in at
about the same time. People
like John TenBroeck, Lamar


Strother, Tom Skordas and
Alred's wife, Jane. They have
all been tireless, dedicated
slaves to the race. Where will
it be without them?
I hope that the JTC will
have the vision to put a new
team together and have it
waiting in the wings. In order
for the Gate River Run to see
40 it is going to need a seam-
less transition of power.
This year's race will, no
doubt, be the biggest and best
of the lot. An epic production
and a cast of thousands; more
like Cecil B. DeMille than JTC
Running.
More of everything, espe-
cially people. We are on-pace
for 16,000 in the 15K. The
previous record was just over
9,000 participants.
Ever seen an 80-foot long
birthday cake? You will at the
Gate River Run. You can see
the cake and eat it too.
There will be more to do
and more to win. A post-race
raffle will send one lucky River
Run runner home in a new,
free Toyota FJ Cruiser. Sorry,
but don't get your hopes up:


that vehicle is mine!
If you've ever wondered
what the first River Run
15,000 (its original title)
looked like you can come
downtown this Saturday
morning and take a picture of
it. The Retro River Run.kicks
off a week's worth of Gate
River Run festivities.
Although the Retro is only a
5K and crosses the Acosta
Bridge instead of the Hart, it
starts and finishes along
Coastline Drive just like the
original 1978 race. The field
has been kept down to 2,400
runners that's how many
ran in the first one and reg-
istration closed in November
when the race hit its ceiling.
Seeing 2,400 runners stand-
ing at the starting line on
Coastline Drive will be a real
1970s flashback.
To complete the time warp,
some runners will dress out in
1970s era running clothes in
hopes of winning the Retro
costume contest. Oh boy,
skimpy, clingy, too-short
nylon tricot running shorts
and cotton tube socks. Far out.


It will be great fun and a
nice jog down memory lane.
The Retro gets underway at 5
p.m., followed by a party with
a live band.
The Retro is a nice try but
nothing can bring back the
feeling of that first great race:
The excitement, the anticipa-
tion, the drama and the
euphoria of the first "Running
Boom." It can never be dupli-
cated.
For the vast majority of us, a
race with 2,400 runners
seemed immense. The sight,
with the mighty St. Johns
River as a backdrop, was awe-
inspiring.
A few local runners though
had already experienced a big
race, the New York City
Marathon of 1977, and when
Jacksonville attorney Buck
Fannin came home he was
convinced that our city
should have such a showpiece
event.
A JTC Board Member,
Fannin had little trouble talk-
ing the gung-ho young club
into going along with his idea.
He created the course and


even took on the hard, thank-
less job of race director, which
he did for the first two River
Runs.
Fannin produced and direct-
ed a truly fine race, one that
has matured into a world-clas;
event. In 1978 he did it on a
shoestring budget too; the
entry fee was just $3.
I hope that all of you have o
wonderful and memorable
Gate River Run. Perhaps one
day you will feel as nostalgic
about this one as I do some ot
mine. It's a nice feeling to
have.


Exercise may be beneficial for those




with arthritis, a new study concludes


Often people with arthri-
tis think that they can-
not exercise, for it will
only make their problem
worse. This is not true.
Arthritis is the leading cause
of disability among elderly
adults, but there are certainly
forms of exercise that you can
do that will help keep not
only your bones and muscles
strong, but may actually be of
benefit to the remaining carti-
lage coating on the ends of
your bones..
It is a commonly held
notion as well that exercise
will lead to the development
of arthritis, but researchers also
believe this to be false.
Using highly sensitive MRI
studies, researchers were able
to show "compositional
changes ini
adult joint
cartilage as a It is a co
result of held no
increased exer-
cise, which exercise.
confirms the the devel
observations
made in prior arthril
animal studies
but has not resea
been previous- also t
ly shown in
humans," said this to I
Swedish
researcher Leif
Dahlberg, in a news release.
The changes suggest that
human cartilage responds to


GREGORY
SMITH, M.D.
CONTRIBUTOR


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exercise in a way that is similar
to muscle and bone and may
have important implications
for preventing osteoarthritis of
the knee in those at risk. The
study was pre-
viously pub-
mmonly lished in the
on that journal, .
Arthritis &
ill lead to Rheumatism.
pment of Other
ipment of research stud-
s, but ies have
shown that
chers exercise can
l I leve actually reduce
joint pain, but
e false, also has a ben-
efit of reduc-
ing joint stiff-
ness, improving balance and
increasing flexibility.
Furthermore, those that are


active tend to live longer than
those that are inactive. If you
are not currently in any form
of exercise program, start slow-
ly and progressively, working
on stretching and flexibility.
Other activities such as
water aerobics, swimming,
yoga, and biking are also rela-
tively low intensity exercises
that have additional benefits
and are easier on the joints.
Your doctor may be able to
recommend a program for
you, but other professionals
such as physical therapist, ath-
letic trainer, or certified per-
sonal trainer may be able to
give you some tips to get you
started.

Tennis shoes can
protect older adults
from falls

small change can make a
big difference. Hip frac-
tures are a leading cause
of mortality in the elderly pop-
ulation.
Many studies have shown
elderly patients who sustain a
hip fracture are at dramatically
increased risk of death within
a year from the time of the
injury. This would arise not
just from complications that
may arise from the surgery
itself, but also because of
changes that the patient may
experience with regards to


mobility and lifestyle.
With that being said, physi-
cians and family members
should look to do anything we
can to reduce the risk of a
patient or loved one sustaining
a hip fracture. One place we
can start is by taking a look at
shoe styles.
In a study recently pub-
lished in the Journal of the
American Geriatric Society,
over a thousand elderly per-
sons were followed over a two-
year period, and evaluated
specifically for their incidence
of falls as associated with what
type of footwear was being
worn at the time of the fall.
A total of 327 falls occurred
during this time frame, with
most occurring inside the
home.
Different styles evaluated 1
included athletic or tennis
shoes, lace-up oxfords, flats,
boots, heels, slippers, and
going barefoot. By far, athletic
shoes were found to have the
lowest incidence of falls, offer-
ing some measure of protec-
tion.
This is likely due to the large
surface to ground contact area,
higher coefficient of friction
(less slippage), and wide sole
creating a more stable base.
So that being said, take a
small step for grandma, and
get her some Nikes.

This column is written to dis-


cuss issues regarding sports, med-
icine, and safety. It is not intend-
ed to serve as a replacement for
treatment by your regular doctor.
It is only designed to offer guide-
lines on the prevention, recogni-
tion, and care of injuries and ill-
ness. Specific concerns should be
discussed with your physician.
Mail your questions to Gregory
Smith, MD Sportsmedicine,
1250 S. 18th Street, Suite 204,
Fernandina Beach, Fl 32034.


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Tommy Hulihan's Beaches
Basketball Camp @ St. Paul's
School is offered May 29 to
June 1 at St. Paul's. The hours
are 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. for
students entering third
through fifth grades and 12
p.m. until 3 p.m. for those
entering sixth through ninth
grades. The cost is $75 per
participant.
For information, visit
www.beachesbasketball.com,
call Tommy Hulihan at 349-
2611 or e-mail tommyhuli-
han@beachesbasketball.com.

BFAST Volunteers
The Lifestyles Realtors
Beaches Fine Arts Series
Triathlon is looking for volun-
teers to help with this sum-
mer's sprint triathlon races
May 19, June 9 and July 14.
Triathlons start promptly at
7 a.m. at Mickler's Landing in
Ponte Vedra Beach. For more
information phone the BFAST
office at 270-2074.

The Beaches Fine Arts Series
Triathlon, in conjunction
with HammerHead Triathlopn
Club, will conduct a two-part
triathlon clinic in mid-April.
Both sessions are free and
open to anyone interested in
learning about triathlons or
improving racing skills.
First session is Thursday,
April 12 from 7 p.m. until 9
p.m. at the Mayo Clinic on
San Pablo Road.
Second session is. slated for
April 14 at 8 a.m. at the BFAST
race site at Mickler's Landing.

Flag Football
Registration is now taking
place for the spring flag foot-
ball season for kids ages 5-17.


The spring season league runs
from March 17 until May 19
throughout the First Coast
area including UNF and Ponte
Vedra.
For more information, loca-
tions, dates and opportunity
to register on line, visit Web
site at www.i9sports.com or
phone (904) 992-4263.
* *
Eight-on-eight flag football
for kids ages 7 to 15 will take
place at the Carver Center
beginning in February.
Registration is underway
with a $10 entry fee for each
player. Proof of age is required
for registration, as is presence
of a parent or guardian.
All players will receive equal
playing time and sign-ups are
taking place at the Carver
Center, 738 4th Ave. S. in
Jacksonville Beach. For more
information contact Mr. Blunt
at 247-6218.

Florida vs. FSU
Tickets are now on sale for
the University of Florida vs.
Florida State baseball game on
Tuesday, April 3 at 7:05 p.m.
at the Baseball Grounds of
Jacksonville.
Prices are: $15.50 for dugout
box seats, $12.50 for reserved
box seats and $8.50 general
admission.
Tickets may be purchased by
calling the Jacksonville Suns
box office at 358-2846,
through the Suns Web site at
www.jaxsuns.com or by visit-
ing the Baseball Grounds box
office.

Golf
The third annual Atlantic
Beach Women's Classic is slat-
ed for March 31 at Selva
Marina Country Club. Tee


times start at 8:30 a.m.
Cost is $70 and includes
range balls, golf, light break-
fast, lunch and prizes. Field is
limited to the first 75 players
who submit paid entry.
For entry form, e-mail
proshop@selvamarina.com or
phone 246-3144.

Nease Fundraiser
Nease High School Boosters
will present their annual ath-
letic fundraiser "Gold Rush
Casino Royale" Saturday,
March 10 from 6:30 p.m. until
10 p.m. at the Plantation
Country Club in Ponte Vedra
Beach.
Evening's events will
include casino tables, live and
silent auctions, hors d'ourves
and cash bar. Items already
donated include golf packages,
a weekend at Green Briar
resorts, graduation seats and
Nease student parking spaces.
All of the athletic teams at
Nease are responsible for rais-
ing 90 percent of their sea-
son's budget. Monies raised
from the event will go toward
transportation, equipment,
team uniforms and scholar-
ships.
To sponsor a table or pur-
chase a ticket, phone Kim at
543-0537.

Soccer
First Coast Soccer Association
(FCSA) will be the host for the
first annual high school All-
Star soccer matches Friday,
March 2 at the Patton Park
Soccer Complex. Teams will
consist of graduating players
from schools in Duval, Clay,
Nassau and St. Johns counties.
The girls All-Star game will
begin at 6 p.m. with the boys
match at 8 p.m.


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Senators win baseball home opener


ABOVE: Fletcher High baserunner Patrick Braswell slides safely into second on a stolen base '.. '"* ...
attempt during the third inning Wednesday against Orange Park. The Senators went on to a 7-1
victory in their home opener and improved to 4-2 on the season. Photos by Rob DeAngelo


ABOVE: Senators batter Alex
Tiemeier connects for a base
hit in the second inning
Wednesday night. Tiemeier
later stolen second and scored
on a passed ball for fletcher's
first un of the bllIgame.
LEFT: Fletcher first baseman
Kevin Lehane, right, eyes the
ball on a pickoff attempt early
in Wednesday's game.


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Softball
Island FC is seeking players in-
the following groups for spring
soccer: L-12 boys, U-14 girls
and U-14 boys.
Island FC consists of competi-
tive soccer teams that play
home games at San Pablo
Elementary School and travel
throughout North East Florida.
For more information contact'
Mike Levine at 635-8969 or via.
e-mail at le\inemrneducation-
central.org.
Softball
Northeast, Florida Girls
Sortball is cordtLcting spring
iegisriation and offering a free
skills and coaches clinic. Girls
ages 4 td 16 are welcome..
"or more information visit
wiwv" eteamz.com/nfgs or call
24"-6347 or e-mail nfgssoft-
ball<@hotmail.com.
Sports Camp
Tommy Hullhan's St. Paul's
Sports Camp, for kindergartners
'through eighth-graders, begins
June 4 and concludes July 27.
Week-long sessions, which runi
from 8:30 a.m. to 3 pm. each
day, will be held June 4 to June
8, June 11 to June 15, June 25
to June 29, July 2 to July 6, July
9 to July 13 and July 23 to July
27.
The cost of each camp is
$110, except for July 2 to July 6,
when there's no camp on the
Fourth of July. That week's
charge is $90. Single Day rates
are available.
For information or to register,
:call (904) 349-2611 or e-mail
tommyhulihan@hotmail.com.
The website is wwwbeachesbas-
:ketball.com; click on Sports
Camp.


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WEEKEND


* Vadim Gluzman
(right) performs
with JSO
... B-5
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... B-3
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Pane B-1


Get Out...


Late Night Bowl Rides
Atlantic Beach Parks and Recreation
offers late-night skateboarding
at Oceanside Rotary Skate
Park, 800 Seminole Road.
from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday. The entrance fee
is $10 per person. For
information, call 247-
5828 or email
mreeves@coab.us.
Kayak Tours
Guana Tolomato Matanzas
National Estuarine Research
Reserve (GTMNERR), in partnership :
with Friends of GTMNERR and the t
Coastal Outdoor Center, offers four t.
kayak tours of the Guana River during .,
March. Dates and times are 10 a.m. to 12 N..
p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. March
7, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. March 24 and 9 a.m.
to 11 a.m. March 29. Participants %%ill use
double kayaks, and all kayaking equip-
ment, instruction, reserve entry fee, tour
and bottled water is included. The cost of
admittance is $45 per person. The tours
are appropriate for people 15 and older.
Reservations must be made in advance by
calling the Coastal Outdoor Center at
904-471-4144.
Azalea Festival
The 61st annual Florida Azalea Festival
will be held Saturday and Sunday in
Palatka. The festival offers food of all
types, the opportunity to climb aboard
Airtrain, a two-day Fun Dog Show, two-
day "Pigs on the River" Bar-B-Q Cookoff,
Shriners Parade, sailboat races, car and
truck show, art show, petting zoo, railroad
museum and model trains, pony rides
and three all-day entertainment stages
each day. Call 386-328-4021 for informa-
tion.
Searle's Raid
An authentic re-creation of The "Sack of
St. Augustine: Captain Robert Searle's Raid
of 1668" takes place Saturday. Searle and
his men sacked the town, killing 60 men,
women and children. The pirates selected
every St. Augustinian considered not to be
of "pure Spanish blood" and took them as
captives to be sold into slavery. As a result
of the raid, Queen Mariana of Spain
authorized funding to build the Castillo
de San Marcos.
The pirate encampment at the Fountain
of Youth Park will be open to the public
from 10 a.m., and authentic 17th century
weapons, equipment and food will be on
display. Admission to the park is $6 for
adults and $3 for children. At 5 p.m., the
pirates will begin their attack by assault-
ing the Plaza de la Constitucion. The re-
enactment is free of charge.
For information on Searle's Raid, go to
www.searlesbuccaneers.org. The event is
funded in part by the St. Johns County
Tourist Development Council.
Wild Wonders
Atlantic Beach offers "Wild Wonders," a
presentation that starts at 11 a.m., and
held either at Dutton Island or Tideviews
through May 26. The featured "Warm
Fuzzies" program involves small mam-.
mals and reptiles and the program goal is
to educate the public. The continuing
schedule of shows is this Saturday at
Dutton Island; March 17, Tideviews;
March 31, Dutton Island; April 14,
Tideviews; April 28, Dutton Island; May
12, Tideviews; and May 26, Dutton
Island. For information, call 247-5828.
Uptown Saturday Night
Extended shopping hours, live enter-
tainment, book signing by local and
regional authors, performance art,
refreshments and original works of art are
the order of the day as shops along San
Marco Avenue in St. Augustine extend
their hours. Uptown Saturday Night is
free to the public and takes place from 5
p.m. to 9 p.m. For information, call 904-
824-9357.
Songwriters Night
Atlantic Beach's next Songwriters Night
will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday
at the'Adele Grage Cultural Center, corner
of Ocean Boulevard and 7th Street. There
is no admission charge. Doors will open at
5:45 p.m. Songwriters Nights average 30
to 50 listeners and 12 to 20 performers.
The event's musical host, Mike
Shackelford, and his fellow performers
plan to transform the Atlantic Beach the-
ater into a coffee house for two hours of
original musical creations by neighbors
and friends. Seating is on a first come-first
served basis for the admission-free/alco-
hol-free event.
Symphony Guild Luncheon
The Jacksonville Symphony Guild
holds a champagne luncheon at 11:30
a.m. March 6 to honor its emeritus board
members. The Guild also kicks off a new
program, Friends of the Jacksonville
Symphony Guild, at the luncheon, which
will be held at Deercreek Country Club,
7816 N. McLaurin Road. Tickets are $75
per person. For reservations, call 904-358-
1479.


See GET OUT, B-7


Birthday Celebrations



Beaches Museum marks


1st year with free fun day


.* .FROM STAFF
T' he Beaches
-l Museum & History
Center will cele-
S brate the first anniversary of
its opening with an all-day
Birthday Party on Saturday.
The museum and Pablo Historical
Park will be open to the public, free
.' of charge that day, from 10 a.m. to 4
* p.m.
In conjunction with The
Highway men exhibition, two of the
original painters. Mary Ann Carroll and
James Gibson will be on site, in the lobby
of the Museum, to greet the public and
\. with paintings for sale.
In Pablo Historical Park, hear legendary
Delta bluesman Willie Green on the
porch of
the Depot at '
noon and
again at 2.AS
p.m. Green has 6
opened for such ',,
greats as John Lee
Hooker Jr., Maria .
Maldaur, and John
Hammond Jr. .w.
Participants may Hu. ,s
bring beach chairs
and blankets, sit on
the grass, and enjoy
the music.
The Beaches
Model Railroad
Club will be inside
the Depot at Pablo
Historical Park,
demonstrating a Willie Green
number of model
railroad setups, while Operation Lifesaver, the
Highway / Rail Grade Crossing Safety Program
sponsored by CSX, will be in Pablo Station next to
Old # 7.
Beyond the Foreman's House, the Jacksonville
Model A Car Club will show their automobiles
dating from 1928 to 1931. Antique car lovers will
want to visit them from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Children's Crafts will be scattered throughout
the park as well as a limited number of vendors.
Participants can paint a name on a railroad hat,
make sun catchers or beaded bracelets, and much
more. There will be a small fee for the crafts.
The Beaches Museum and History Center is
located in Pablo Historical Park at the corner of
Beach Boulevard and 4th Street North
For more information about this event, exhibi-
tions, or becoming a member, call 241-5657.


Fun of


Seuss


Is


shared at library




SHING ONE, THING TWO...

WHAT: Dr. Seuss's Birthday
READ-A-THON
.. .- In celebration of National Education
"'~ Association's "Read Across
America Day"

WHO: The Friends of the Beaches
Branch of the Jacksonville Public Library

,o WHEN: Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


WHERE: The Beaches Branch of the
Jacksonville Public Library, 600 Third St.,
Neptune Beach


',*'.,'-






I


Free fun planned for children of all ages


FROM STAFF
There will be fun galore for children of all ages
who love Dr. Seuss's stories at the Beaches library
Saturday.
Children will be able to visit with the Cat-in-
the Hat, the Grinch, and many more and there
will be free activities for all.
All day long volunteers from throughout the
area will read their favorite Dr. Seuss books. At
the same time, there will be a movie marathoner
of Dr. Seuss stories in the Children's library.
Visit Mulberry Street" for games & music, to
visit If I Ran the Zoo, or ride Little Toot engine.
There will be a Jacksonville Beach fire truck to
explore on "Mulberry Street."


Children can make their own Cat-in-the-Hat
hat, add a drawing of their own feet to The Foot
Book and have a favorite Seuss character painted
on their face.
Balloons and refreshments will be available
while supplies last. Children identification fin-
gerprinting and photos may be made for parents
by the Jacksonville Beach Police Department.
Prizes, including Dr. Seuss books, will be given
away by The Book Mark. Drawings will .take
place throughout the event. All winners must be
present.
Readers include Friends from throughout the
community all grownups who love the stories
of Dr. Seuss.


Cat in the Hat
classic celebrated


Ten fun facts about the classic
book "The Cat in the Hat."
The feline turned 50 this week.
"The Cat in the Hat" was pub-
lished jointly by Houghton
i Mifflin and Random House on March
i 1, 1957.
Seuss wrote the book in response
to a 1954 Life magazine article
complaining about the "insipid-
ness" of children's books whose illustrations
"narrow the richness of words."
Seuss deliberately limited the story to a
vocabulary of 236 words (already up
from the 223 words he had been asked
to use).
Seuss said in a 1981 interview that, due
to the limited word range, the book took
him nine months to complete, even
though he initially thought he'd finish it in a
week.
The story is 1,626 words long. 54 of the :
236 words occur exactly once, and 33
occur twice.
6 according to the on-line factoid source
Wikipedia, the story's two kids prove to
be "exemplary 'latch-key children'" -- a
phrase that, despite its contemporary use, is
believed to have been created in 1944.
The Cat's appearance is believed to have
been inspired by a glove-wearing
Houghton Mifflin editor whom Seuss
said had "a secret smile." :
Random House estimates the book has
sold 10.5 million copies. As of 2000, it
was the 9th best-selling hardcover chil-
dren's book of all time.
The story was adapted into a critically-
bashed feature film in 2003. (hIronically,-
after Seuss wrote a 1953 movie from
which his control was wrested, he swore off.;.
future collaborations with Hollywood.)
1 O You can visit the Cat on-line, at
catinthehat.com, and E-mail him a
birthday card. For every card sent,
Random House Children's Books will donate
one book to First Book!, a nation-wide literary
project.
by STEVE BAILEY


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Weekend 2 The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


FOR THE KIDS


Photo submitted
"SHENANDOAH" runs through April 1 at the Alhambra Dinner Theatre, 12000 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville. Doors open at 6 p.m. for
evening shows.' Matinees are held at 11 a.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday. Admission ranges from $39 to $46 for dinner and
show. Call 641-1212 for information.


THEATRE NOTICES


"THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE"
The musical comedy is staged at 7:30
p.m. today and Saturday in the Wilson
: Center for the Arts at FCCJ's South cam-
pus, 11901 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville.
Tickets are $10. Call 630-6760 for infor-
mation.
"THE WOMAN OF 1,000 VOICES
,AND FACES" Bethany Owen stages her
-one-woman show at 7:30 p.m. today at
Atlantic Theatres Comedy Club, 741
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Tickets are
$15. Call 757-8814 for information.
"PACK OF LIES" This spy story by
Hugli Whitemore portrays the conflict
between loyalty, duty and friendship at 8
p.m. today and Saturday. Matinee at 2:30
p.m. Sunday. Also March 9, 10, 16 and 17,
at 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. March 11 at
2032 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors,


students and military. Call 396-4425 for
information.

"A SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS" -
This comedic farce is staged at 7:30 p.m.
today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday
in the Flagler College Auditorium, 14
Granada Street, St. Augustine. Tickets are
$10. Call 819-6400 for information.

"CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF" -
Tennessee Williams drama is staged at
7:30 p.m. every Thursday through
Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday through
February at Limelight Theatre, 11 Old
Mission Ave., St. Augustine. Tickets range
from $15 to $22. Call (904) 825-1164 for
reservations.

"SHENANDOAH" runs through April
1 at the Alhambra Dinner Theatre, 12000
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville. Doors open at 6
p.m. for evening shows. Matinees are held


at 11 a.m. on Saturday and noon on
Sunday. Admission ranges from $39 to
$46 for dinner and show. Call 641-1212
for information.

"ENCHANTED APRIL" Theatre
Jacksonville will hold auditions for this
1920's style "Desperate Housewives" pro-
duction at 6 p.m. Sunday at 2032 San
Marco Blvd., Jacksonville. Roles are avail-
able for five men and three women. Call
396-4425 for information.

Atlantic Beach Experimental Theatre
(ABET) is holding auditions for its spring
musical, "G.I. Jukebox" May 4-19.
Auditions are Saturday, March 10, at 2 pm
and Monday, March 12, at 7 pm at 716
Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach. Needed for
the cast are two women and two men,
ages 20s-30s. Actors should bring their
resume and 16 bars, and will read from the
script. For inofrmation, call 249-7177.


Don't put protective coverings away just yet


A though we have had
beautiful weather, we
still need to wait a few
more weeks before pruning
off dead and mushy growth
leftover from the freezes.
We consider March 15 to be
. the earliest "safe" time, and
thus we expect no more hard
freezes or temperatures going
into the 20s. Don't put your
protective coverings away for
the season, though, because
we could easily have a cold
snap forcing the need to
cover any newly planted
annuals.
Last week I discussed the
various types of St. Augustine
grasses, some old and some
fairly new, and one variety
called 'Sapphire' that is still
under research. Many folks
are likely to have one of the
St. Augustine types, and that
is fine because they are all
very capable of handling the
heat and humidity of our
summers. Each has its own
peculiarities, so if you missed
last week's article, call the,
Cooperative Extension and
ask for a brochure on St.
Augustine turfgrasses, or go
online and read about the
varieties for northeast Florida.
It feels and looks like crab-
grass, but it handles our cli-
mate pretty well.
If you will need to resod
only small areas, you will
want to resod with the same
variety that is already growing
in the rest of the yard.
Otherwise, you'll quite likely
end up with patches of color
and texture variation.
Now is the time to figure
that out, not when you are
faced with three types to
select from at the store and
you only have three hours to
get the job done.
While St Augustine turf is
the most common in neigh-
borhoods, we can also grow a
few others kinds of grass.
Zoysia is always advertised as
the miracle grass for every-
one, no matter where you
live, but it is not possible to
be such a miracle everywhere.
Florida is one of those places
where zoysia does only so-so,
unless you want to invest
your life savings into it and
* work constantly at its mainte-
nance.
There are a few positives
about zoysia, however: most
varieties can handle shade
better than other grasses, and
most cultivars are also quite


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GARDENING
COLUMNIST

cold tolerant. It handles traf-
fic well and can adapt easily
to many soil types. It is a
pretty, fine textured grass
compared to St Augustine.
The negatives depend on
the variety, but generally,
they are susceptible to nema-
todes, a microorganism in the
soil that makes knots on the
roots and eventually kills the
grass. We have no control for
the nematodes, though scien-
tists are working on it.
Also, most varieties are slow
in getting established, often
are susceptible to brown
patch disease and usually are
prone to mole cricket trou-
bles. However, all these things
depend on the variety chosen
and the location where it is
planted. The following are the
varieties available with a
quick synopsis of their quali-
ties:
El Toro is known for its
quick establishment,
improved cool season color
and cold tolerance.
Emerald was released in
1955 and is the rich man's
dream where time and money
allow for all the right mainte-
nance. However, it produces a
lot of thatch, is very suscepti-
ble to brown patch, dollar
spot and leaf spot. These dis-
eases usually go hand in hand
with the most beautifully
green, lush lawns.
Empire is a low growing
type that has a very dense
growth habit. It doesn't do
well in the shade, but is easier
to establish than the others
and keeps its deep green
color. However, it, too, is sus-
ceptible to brown patch.
Meyer is the one most
often called the miracle grass
by the advertisers. Funny
though, it is not recommend-
ed for us and has done very


poorly in all categories when
tested.
Ultimate is not available
yet, but when it is, will be the
best for shade tolerance and
for getting quickly estab-
lished.
Final word about zoysia: I
know why you'd want it, but
just remember that it takes a
lot of money to give it all the
stuff it needs to look fantas-
tic. If it doesn't look fantastic,
it will look lousy. No gray
area!
Centipede is one we are
often asked about. I will spill
all I know about it: it doesn't
like to be overly managed,
which is great, but it just isn't
genetically designed to give a
really good green color, so we
always want to fertilize to
make it greener.
When we do that, it works
against this type of grass, an'd
leads to what is called "cen-
tipede grass decline," a dis-'
ease that gets out of hand
rapidly. But, it doesn't take as
much mowing as the other
turfgrasses, and it has a bit of
cold tolerance.
Three types are all we have
research on. Centennial has
good cold tolerance but needs
acidic soil (good luck!), ham-.
mock has many good quali-
ties but has been found to
like south Florida far better
than here, and Tenn Turf,
released in 1999, has good
cold tolerance.
Common is what you'd
probably find here, and I
have no info on it. It has
been around for a long time.
It must have either a red or
yellow stem because that is
exactly what it is called.
Bermuda grass is the golfer's
dream but it has to be cut
with a reel mower and fertil-
ized, as well as treated for
pests, all the time. It is very
high maintenance.
Bahia grass is what is plant-
ed along the highways and in
large fields.
Folks who have acres and
acres of land might seed with
bahia. It needs mowing twice
a week in the summer
because it absolutely loves the
summer heat. It always looks
kind of weedy because seed-
heads are' visible. It can sur-
vive with almost no water, no
fertilizer, and mole crickets
are about its only pest. It
must have a lot of hot sun
and frankly, loves neglect.
Most neighborhoods would


not be pleased with the
homeowners who planted
bahia grass!
Seashore Paspalum is a
mouthful and yet some folks
have fallen in love with its
look. It is commonly used on
athletic fields and golf course
fairways. Homeowners
replaced their St Augustine
with it, and many found that
they ended up with a high
maintenance lawn needing
mowing twice a week in the
dead heat of summer, and
that it was easy to scalp when
being mowed. This scalping
only lead to diseases and
insects. It is considered a
"very high maintenance turf-
grass."
So, you pick what you
want. I know that each of us
gets so frustrated with why
our lawn doesn't took as great
as our neighbor's, or say their
lawn maintenance company
is ripping them off, or throw
their hands up in utter frus-
tration vowing never to have
a lawn again.
I agree, it is hard to have a
nice looking lawn here, but if
we lower our standards just a
tad, we can be just as satis-
fied.
Frankly, with the 'environ-
ment in such a precarious
state right here, we need to
lower our standards when it
comes to the use of so many
chemicals, just "to keep
things looking great."


BOOKS-A-MILLION
*Yu-Gi-Oh Duel: The Books-
A-Millions at 738 Marsh
Landing Parkway, Jacksonville
Beach, and 9400 Atlantic
Blvd., near Regency, offer the
official Yu-Oi-Oh League every
Saturday. Competition is held
at 11 a.m. for players 10 and
younger, 2 p.m. for players 11
and above. Call the Marsh
Landing store at 273-8055 and
the Regency store at 805-0004
for information.
PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME
*Pre-School Storytime is
offered at 10:30 a.m. on
Tuesday. For information, call
273-8055 (Marsh Landing
store) and 805-0004 (Regency).

CULTURAL CENTER
OFFERINGS
*Super Second Saturday
Family Art Days are offered on
a drop-in basis from 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. March 10, April 14 and
May 12. Family Art Days are
designed for the whole family
to participate in studio art
projects and for adults to learn
about young children's artistic
growth. The cost to members is
$5 per child; for non-member,
it's $7 per child.
*Spring Break Arts Camp
(ages 4 to 10). Creative hours
are from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
for ages 4 and 5 and from 9
a.m. to 2 p.m. for ages 6 to 10
April 2 through April 6. The
cost to members is $35 a day;
for non-members, it's $45 a
day.
For information on all three
offerings, call 280-0614.

SCOOBY DOO AT ADVEN-
TURE LANDING
*Dog Lovers Day with
Scooby Doo will be held from
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 10 at
Adventure Landing, 1944
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach. This free event will cre-
ate awareness of the overpopu-
lation-of-pets problem and
provide permanent homes for
homeless pets through a Dog
Adoption Fair.
Breakfast with Scooby Doo,
which begins at. 8 a.m., fea-
tures a $9.99 Buffet and also a
$12.99 Buffet with one
Adventure Landing, attraction.
Photo opportunities with


Scooby Doo continue until 1
p.m. "K9's In Flight Frisbee
Dog Shows" follows Scooby
Doo. All dogs used in three
shows have been rescued from
animal shelters.
During the all-day event,
Adventure Landing will host a
Dog Adoption Fair. Shelters
from Duval, Clay, Nassau and
St. Johns counties will be rep-
resented through the First
Coast No More Homeless Pets
non-profit organization,
whose mission is to find as
many homes as possible and to
educate the public about the
importance of spaying and
neutering.
For information, visit
www.adventurelanding.com or
call 904-246-4386.

*Spring Break Camp at
MOSH: The Museum of
Science and History hosts
"Spring Into Science" camp
March 19-23.
Call 396-MOSH[6674], ext.
230 for details.'





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arden Week at the
Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens is like a
harbinger of spring.
Putting parties, picnics, lec-
tures and luncheons and a
gala help celebrate this spe-
cial time of year at the muse-
um.
Ron .ih,.m. a recognized
floral designer and a pub-
lished author, will lecture
and sign books on Monday,
March 12.
On lii,,.iv,.4March 13,
lunch, workshops and floral
demonstrations will be fea-
tured. On Wednesday, March
14, lecturer Francois Gaffinet,
garden designer with an
international reputation, will
be the featured speaker.
Gaffinet has been involved
with some of the most
famous heritage estates in
Europe and the U.S., design-
ing gardens and country
estates.
To attend garden week at
the Cummer, call 899-6938
i Saturday, March 3, the
Cummer Museum will pro-
vide its "All Aboard the Bus"
program from 11 a.m. to 2
p.m. Begin at the museum
with a guided tour of
"Temples and Tombs:
Treasures of Egyptian Art
from the British Museum,"
then board the boat for a
special excursion along the
St. Johns River, filled with
art, poetry and a celebration
of sun and river.
Lunch at the museum fol-
lows. Call 899-6938 for infor-
mation.
*
The Jacksonville Museum
of Contemporary Art will
hold its Red Hot Member
Party on Saturday, March 10,
from 7 to 11 p.m.
You are invited to a free
red hot night of smokey bar-


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ART SCENE
beque, sizzling hot wings and
all your favorite sides, beer or
wine and dancing with
today's hits spun by DJ
Harmony.
Refer a friend to JMOCA
and receive six chances to
win prizes. Call 366-6911,
ext. 225 for information.
A spring session for chil-
dren's Saturday classes will
begin March 10 and run
through April 21. Students
will create pieces of artwork
that can be worn on the
body.
* *
Last weekend two galleries
at the Beaches opened new
and very different exhibits.
The Cultural Center at
Ponte Vedra opened an
exhibit, "Ground of Being,"
with works by Donald Martin
who has a very impressive
background. He has his mas-
ter's degree in fine arts from
the University of
Massachussets and serves as
professor of visual arts at
Flagler College.
He has had many one-per-
son shows, and his works are
in several private collections
in Florida. His exhibit at the
Center includes about twenty
charcoal drawings of Florida
landscapes.
These black and white ren-


editions of palm fronds and
palm trees of many varieties
twisted and curved in various
directions make patterns
which are interesting and
almost forbidding.
Students learn to draw with
charcoal as a preliminary to
learning to paint. In color
these works could be sensa-
tional, but in black and white
they seem like a study for a
lovely painting.
They exhibit the skill and
imagination of the artist, but
lack the beauty of our tropi-
cal Florida. View this exhibit
as a learning experience. The
exhibit will be at the Cultural
Center through April 14.
While at the Center register
for new classes which will
begin March 12. For informa-
tion call 280-0614 or visit
www.ccpvb.org. The Cultural
Center is at 50 Executive
Way, Ponte Vedra Beach.
Another opening last
Friday night was held at the
A. Charles Gallery in
Jacksonville Beach. Bonnie
Yales exhibits a wide variety
of colorful subject matter in
her paintings ranging from
cityscapes to portraiture.
And many of the works
recorded her travels which
must have been happy as the
works reflect joy as well as
subjects and locations around
the world.
The colorful paintings also
reflected the joyful and
friendly atmosphere this
gallery opening provided.
Also on display were works
by sever local artists includ-
ing jewelry and crafts. Visit
this gallery at 228 3rd Ave.,
Jacksonville Beach. Call 249-
2222.
* *
First Street Gallery will
open an exhibit of recent
paintings by Eileen Corse


today.
Corse records familiar land-
scapes in soft colors which
will appeal to everyone. A
reception will be.held from 7
to 9 p.m. to meet the artist.
The gallery is at 216-B First
St., Neptune Beach. Call 241-
6928.
FOCUS Cummer will pres-
ent a lecture by Jennifer
Bailey at 7 p.m. Wednesday,
March 7, at the Ponte Vedra
Branch Library. The topic will
be "The Permanent
Collection at JMOCA." This
lecture is free and open to
the public.
Do not forget First
Wednesday Art Walk in
downtown Jacksonville. Pick
up a list of participating gal-
leries at the Jacksonville
Museum of Contemporary
Art.
A First Fridays Art Walk is
held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. the
first Friday of every month in
St. Augustine. More than 20
galleries offer exhibits, music,
entertainment and refresh-
ments. Tours begin at
Rembrandtz Fine Gifts for Fun
People, 131 King Street. St.
Augustine Sightseeing Trains
and Old Town Trolleys offer a
complimentary shuttle serv-
ice, running on a continuous
loop every 30 minutes, to
most of the galleries. For
information, call 904-829-
0065 or visit www.stau-
gustinegalleries.com.
* *
The University of North
Florida will be featuring a
performance by violinist Tom
Chiu and vocalist Joan
LaBarbara at UNF's Fine Art
Center on Thursday, March
15, at 7:30 p.m. General
admission at Lazzara
Performance Hall is $18.


Student tickets are $5. The
artists have performed at
Carnegie Hall in "When
Morly met John." Each artist


is noted for their endeavors
as both composers and per-
formers.


Photo by CHUCK ADAMS
An exhibit by artist Eileen Corse opened Thursday at First Street
Gallery in Neptune Beach. An opening reception and opportunity
to meet Corse, named one of Jacksonville's most talented
emerging artists in 2004, will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
today. There also will be a "meet and greet" session with Corse
from. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 23.


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Surf movies return

to Atlantic Theatres


The First Coast Surf Movie
Series returns to Atlantic
Theatres on Tuesday, March 6,
with Greg Schell's 2002 film
"The Far Shore."
The 7:30 p.m. screening is at
751 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic
Beach. Admission is $5
Also showing that night is
"This Is Surfing" (1986).
The series resumes at 8:15
p.m. Tuesday, March 13, with


"Pacific Vibrations" (1970) and
"Zen and Zero" (2006).
Also on tap: "Chasing the
Lotus" (2006) and "Drawing
Lines" (2005) on March 20;
"Crystal Voyager" (1975)
and "Siesta arid Olas" (1997)
March 27.
Doors open 30 minutes
before show time. For more
details, visit www.DRAWING-
LINES.org.


Showtimes


Regal 18
Black Snake Moan. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 1:20, 4:20, 7:15,
10:20.
* *
Wild Hogs. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs., 12:50, 4:00, 4:50, 7:20,
7:50, 9:45, 10:25.
* *
Zodiac. Rated R. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:05, 12:30, 3:55, 4:25, 7:20,
8:00, 10:30.
* *.
The Abandoned. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 10:10.
Amazing Grace. Rated PG.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:20, 4:10, 7:35,
10:15.
* *'
The Astronaut Farmer. Rated
PG. Fri.-Thurs., 1:00, 4:05, 7:25,
9:50.
The Number 23. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:15, 2:35, 5:00,
7:15, 10:00.
Reno 911!: Miami. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:35, 4:45, 7:05,
8:10, 9:30, 10:35.


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Jim Carrey stars as a man whose life unravels after he comes into contact with an obscure book that he believes is based on his
own life in the suspense/thriller "The Number 23."



'Blood and Chocolate' don't mix on screen


* *
Bridge to Terabithia. Rated
PG. Fri.-Thurs., 12:45, 4:30,
6:55, 9:40.
Breach. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., Noon, 3:55, 7:10, 9:55.
Ghost Rider. Rated PG13.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:40, 4:20, 7:30,
10:05.
Music and Lyrics. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 12:10, 4:35,
8:00, 10:20.
Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little
Girls. Rated PG13. Fri.-Thurs.,
12:25, 4:40, 7:00, 9:35.
Norbit. Rated PG13. Fri.-
Thurs., 1:05, 5:15, 7:55, 10:40.
Because I Said So. Rated
PG13. Fri.-Thurs., 1:10, 4:55,
7:40.
Notes on a Scandal. Rated R.
Fri.-Thurs., 12:55, 8:05.
Happy Feet. Rated R. Fri.-
Thurs,, 11:55 a.m., 2:50, 5:20.


: by SARAH LINWOOD
CONTRIBUTOR
Tt seems werewolf movies, if
they're to draw popular
.interest among the prime
'8-25 nriqgJng sest and the
"~oth" crowd, must portray
-Iashing farags'atid screaTiing
rnubile females.
: "Blood and Chocolate" rejects,
this formula, using instead a
story of forbidden love
between a normal human male
and a lycanthrope female.
SUnfortunately, even experi-
enced director Katja von
Gamier ("Iron Jawed Angels,"
"Bandits") couldn't make this
film palatable. It's a plebian tale
with mediocre acting, though
cinematography is a bright
spot.
The story begins with Agnes
Bruckner (TV's "The Bold and
the Beautiful,") moving to
Romania. She spends her time
partying in nightclubs, appar-
ently to forget the pain that
caused her trip across the vast
ocean. It seems her parents,
identified locally, were killed by
bigoted humans though they


never explained if werewolves
hunted only humans or would
settle for whatever they could
find in the woods.
The heroine worked in a
chocolate shop, hence the
film's title. Then out othe.- -
blue comes Hugh DDaic 'y L ti: i.
Instinct II"), a purported graph-
ic novel artist who's come to
Romania to study local were-
wolf lore.
By sheer chance, he connects.
with Bruckner, utterly unaware
his dream girl transforms into a
raging beast when the moon
becomes full.
Bruckner can choose either
to run and hunt with the pack
or lead a solitary, lonely life.
The reason: Romanians know
about werewolves. A werewolf
alone soon becomes roadkill.
As you'd suspect, numerous
members of Bruckner's pack
don't care for her choice of
lover.
They fear he'll find out what
she really is, and a werewolf
pogrom would quickly follow.
The flick revolves around this
single but salient fact.


The celluloid was filmed in
Bucharest. Though its cine-
matography, chosen by
Brendan Galvin was excellent,
both the manner in which the
film was shot and its choice of
location give a dismal impres-'
sidin of the ages-old city. The '
script and plot simply don't
pass muster.
"Blood and Chocolate's" few
special effects were standouts,
such as humans transforming
into wolves. Though simple, it
worked effectively.
There was one bothersome
fact. During the credit crawl at
most flicks' ends is a boilerplate
statement explaining how ani-
mals used in filming were in
no way harmed.
Though a veterinarian was
on "Blood and Chocolate's" set
during production, only a weak
statement that could be inter-
preted in many ways left at
least two audience members
uncomfortable.
This R-rated, 120-minute
flick is at least 20 minutes too
long. Based on the book by
Annette Curtis Klause, "Blood


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line. Though this reporter has-
n't read the book, reviews by
some who did were adamant in
this respect.
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Music


NEW ON STAGE

Cliff's at the Beach, 1401
Atlantic Blvd., Neptune
Beach. Red & the Red Hots
appear Saturday.
* *
Culhane's Irish Pub, 967
Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach
249-9595. The Lou Leclaire
Band is in at 9 p.m. today.
Chasing Betty is in at 7:30
p.m. Saturday followed by
Chuck Nash Traditional Irish
music with Bobby Flynn at 6
p.m. Sunday.

Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub
& Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 242-
9499. Sidewalk 65 performs at
9:30 p.m. today and Saturday..
Spade McQuade plays every
Sunday.

Freebird Live, 200 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach 246-
BIRD. EMO rockers mewith-
outyou with Sparta and Aloha
are in today. Tickets are $12 in
advance, $15 at the door.
Dawn Patrol with Sangria and
Roadshow Killers are in
Saturday. moe. appears
Thursday.

Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N.
1st St., Jacksonville Beach *
249-5181. Spade McQuade is
in from 6 to 9 p.m. p.m.
today. The Retro Kats are in
from 10 p.m. to close"
Saturday. The Little Green
Men appear Monday.

Monkey's Uncle Tavern,
1850 S. 3rd St., Jacksonville
Beach 246-1070. Big Al &
the Kaholics are in from 9:30
p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.

Ragtime Tavern, Seafood &
Grill, 207 Atlantic Blvd.,
Atlantic Beach 241-7877. T3
Way Street appears today and
Saturday. Billy and Vinnie are
in Sunday.

WEEKLY

STANDARDS

Aromas Cigar, Wine &
Martini Bar, 880 A1A N.,
Ponte Vedra Beach *. 280-
2525. Le ,Monde .Quartet
plays Latin music Tuesdays.
The Jason Anderson Group
performs every Thursday. Jose
LeBron and The LeMonde
Quintet perform every
Saturday.

The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach. Acoustic


photo submitted
Violinist Vadim Gluzman (right)
is featured with the
Jacksonville Symphony
Orchestra in Bernstein's
Serenade today and Saturday
at Jacoby Hall.




CONCERTS

GRAND CANYON SUITE
The suite features pieces by
Torke, Bernstein and Grofe per-
formed by the Jacksonville
Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m.
today and Saturday in the
Jacoby Symphony Hall at the
Times-Union Center for the
Performing Arts, 300 W. Water
Street, Jacksonville. Tickets
range from $18 to $65. Student
and family rush tickets are $5.
Call 354-5547 for information.

BIG BAND BOOM
The University of North
Florida continue sits Great
American Jazz Series with the
Doc Severinsen Big Band at
7:30 p.m. today in Lazzarra
Performance Hall at the UNF
Fine Arts center, 4567 St. Johns
Bluff Road, Jacksonville.
Tickets are $25 and $35.
Student tickets are $8. Call 620-
2878 for information.

ST. AUGUSTINE
ORCHESTRA
The St. Augustine Orchestra
with pianist Anna Lourdes
Rodriguez performs at 8 p.m.
Saturday at The Lightner
Museum's Cafe Alcazar, 75
King Street, St. Augustine. Call
471-3026.

THE CHANCEL RINGERS
The 12-piece hand bell


ensemble performs at 2:30 p.m.
Sunday at Palms Presbyterian
Church, 3410 3rd Street S.,
Jacksonville Beach. Admission
is free. Call 246-6427 for infor-
mation.


rock with Charlie Walker,
Funktion and Acme in the
main bar every Wednesday.

Bo's Coral Reef, 201 5th
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach *
246-9874. DJs and female
impersonators weekly.
* *
Brix, Jacksonville Beach.
Charlie Walker plays acoutsic
from 10 p.m. to close every
Sunday. Get Low Blues
appear from 10 p.m. to close
every Tuesday. DJ's spin all
weekend.

Cap'n Odies, 2200
Mayport Road, Atlantic
Beach 241-8848. Live music
from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
today and Saturday. Country
night every Sunday.

Caribee Key, 100 N 1st St.,
Neptune Beach 270-8940.
Pili Pili plays reggae every
Friday and Saturday. Nathan
Holley is in every Sunday.,

Champs Lounge, Sawgrass :. :A
Marriott, 1000 PGA Tour .
Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach ...
285-7777. Cloud Nine are in
today and Saturday. .

Eddie Bahamas, 314 1st
Street North, Jacksonville
Beach 241-3138. Live
music this weekend.

Fionn MacCool's Irish Pub
& Restaurant, 333 1st St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 242- Jazz trump
9499. Cloud Nine is in from at Brix in J
7-10 p.m. followed by Jimmy
Solari every Wednesday.
Spade McQuade plays tradi- Shackelfoi
tional Irish music every Saturdays.
Thursday. Meridian plays tra-
ditional Irish music at 4 p.m. Lynch's
Sunday. 1st St., Ja
.. 249-5181.
Fly's Tie, 177 E. Sailfish Dr., p.m. tod,
Atlantic Beach 246-4293. Karaoke e,
Nolan. Neal is in Monday. Green me
Songwriter's night with Seth Monday.
Ramsdill every Tuesday. every Wed
Reggae with Pili Pili every every Thui
Wednesday. The Wes Cobb
Band is in Thursdays. Mystic Mackenz
Dino and the 420 Band are in 100 Sawgi
Sunday. Vedra Be


Giovanni's, 1161 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville Beach *
,240-77R7 Mary ,.,-Ann
'Haw.kins pJays j' pian
Thursday. The Amanda
Finch Jazz Quintet performs
today. Pianist Matt Hall
appears Saturday.

Homestead Restaurant,
1712 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Beach 249-9660. Kenhe and
Sleepy every Friday. Mike


Gene No]
Tuesday t
Don Mini.
Mi@c49,,,
Suqda \'
Friday an<

Max's
Beach BI
Beach *
Evans play
Friday and

Ocean C


Thursday. The Cover Band
performs Sundays.

Tra Vini Italian Restaurant,
216 Ponte Vedra Park Drive,
Ponte Vedra Beach Beach *
273-2442. Tony Saladino per-
forms jazz piano and stan-
dards Thursday through
Saturday.

Tree Steakhouse, 725-6
Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach
241-5600. Mary Ann
Hawkins is in Wednesdays.
Mike Shackelford performs
Friday. Kenhe is in from
Saturday.

KARAOKE

The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach. Jocelyn &
the Geronimos host karaoke
Every Tuesday.

Cliff's at the Beach, 1401
Atlantic Blvd., Neptune
Beach. Karaoke every
Wednesday and Thursday.

'1-k', Lynch's Irish Pub, 514 N.
1st St., Jacksonville Beach.
'a Karaoke is held at 9:30 p.m.
every Sunday.

K' Monkey's Uncle Tavern,
1850 3rd Street S.,
Jacksonville Beach. Karaoke
every Tuesday, Wednesday,
Saturday and Sunday with a


photo submitted
peter Teddy Washington performs every Wednesday
acksonville Beach.


rd Band appears

Irish Pub, 514 N.
cksonville Beach *
Live music at 10
ay and Saturday.
very Sunday. Little
en perform every
Spiderbaby is in
lnesday. 3 appears
:sday.
** *
zie's Steakhouse,
rass Village, Ponte
ach 543-9143.
rdan plays piano
through Thursday.
ard is in Saturday.
, Howard plays
ill luiley ppeforms,
d Monday.
* 0
Restaurant, 1312
ivd., Jacksonville
247-6820. John
ys the piano every
Saturday.

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North, Jacksonville Beach.
Mystic Roots in the tiki bar
every Tuesday. Fifth South
and the Glass Camels are in
the Bubba Lounge every
Wednesday. Reggae with Pili
Pili from 4 to 8 p.m. every
Sunday.

Sawgrass, 43 PGA Tour Blvd,
Ponte Vedra Beach 285-
3133. Ralph "E" performs top
40's, blues, oldies and jazz
every Friday and Saturday
night.

Shelby's Coffee Shoppe, 200
1st Street, Neptune Beach *
249-2922. The John Thomas
Group, ,jth ,ebra Rider payg
cabaret jz: Iim 10,a.g. to 11
p.m. Sunday.

Spare Time Tavern and
Grille. 1728 3rd St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 246-
8360. Eric Wink performs
Tuesday. Rockabilly Night
with Fish every Wednesady.
Yankee Slickers are in every


contest at 11 p.m. every
other Thursday.

Spare Time Tavern and
Grille, 1728 3rd St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach. Karaoke
every Wednesday.

NOW SPINNING

The Atlantic, 333 N. 1st St.,
Jacksonville Beach 249-
3338. DJs spins hip hop and
retro Thursday through
Saturday.

Ocean Club. DJ Scott Henry
Saturday. DJ Infader spins in
the Bubba Lounge every
Tuesday. DJ Robert Goodman
spins Top 40 and Old Wave
every Wednesday. DJ Blaze
spins Top 40 and hip hop
inside on Thursdays. DJ Kevin
Durgin spins old wave and
70's outside ever\ Thursday
and retro dance every Friday.
DJ Jeremy spins Top 40 and
hip hop inside every Friday.
DJs Mike Bruce and Flava spin
reggae in the tiki bar every
Sunday. Matt Caulder spins
indie every Monday.
Spare Time Tavern and
Spare Time Tavern and


Grille, 1728 3rd St. N.,
Jacksonville Beach 246-
8360. DJ Hook spins
Saturday.
* *
The Ritz, 139 3rd Ave., Jay
Beach, 246-2255. DJ
Danielle is in every Monday
and Tuesday. DJ Anonymous
spins Wednesday. DJ Marco
spins 80's every Thursday. DJ
Ibay is in every friday and
Saturday.

Vinoe, 822 A1A N., Ponte
Vedra Beach 285-0991. The
DJ Wali spins acid jazz for
Metropolitan Night every
Thursday.

Note: Acts and performance
days are not always available
for all clubs at press time. Send
to mitchell@beachesleader.com.
Call 249-9033 for information.


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Thursday nights
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Jax Beach
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WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU
...AND WE ARE COUNTING ON YOU
Come join Jewish Federation's Beaches Outreach Committee as we
explore the interests, concerns and needs of our Jewish residents at
the beach through a series of

TOWN HALL MEETINGS


We need your Input to deter-
mine the needs and desires
of our Jewish population
across the spectrum of the
beach area.

If you cannot make one of these
meetings, please visit
jewishjacksonville.org to
complete a survey. We want to
hear what you have to say!
Harold Resnick, Beaches Outreach Chair
Beaches Outreach Committee: Hal (Chair) and
Barbara Resnick, Ira Berger, Loiella Cornelius,
Leigh Cort, Robin Deegan, Linda Pomerantz,
Marcy Sandier, Mike Shumer, Catherine Snowden,
Marly Trachtenberg.
Ex-.Othco Membeis: Guy Benrubi, Isabel Balotm,
Meredith Dragon, Alan Margolles, Perrin Rubin.


3 DATES...3 LOCATIONS
Pick the one that best fits your busy schedule or come to all 3!
All meetings run from 7:30 9:00 PM

Tuesday. March 6 Jacksonville Golf and Country Club
Clubhouse, Hodges Entrance
Tuesday, March 13 -The Sea Turtle Inn
One Ocean Blvd., Atlantic Beach
REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED
Kindly RSVP for one of these meetings by calling Tracey at Federation
448-5000 x209 or TraceyF@jewishjacksonville.org
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448-5000 x208 or meredithd@jewishjacksonville.org


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CALENDAR


Friday, March 2
ACLU Membership: The ACLU of Greater
Jacksonville holds its annual membership meet-
ing from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Legends
Ballroom, Clarion Airport Hotel, 2120 Dixie
Clipper Road, Jacksonville. The event is free, but
donations will be accepted. To attend, call Ken
Hurley at 904-396-9553 or email
aclujax@yahoo.com. The meeting is open to the
public.

Fleet Reserve: Fleet Reserve Association Branch
290, 390 Mayport Road, Atlantic Beach, holds
Steak Nite ($10 donation) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
March 2, Steamed Clams ($8 donation) from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. March 9, Ladies Auxiliary Steak
($10 donation) or Fish Dinner ($8 donation) from
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 16, and Fish Fry ($10
donation) from 5 p.n. to 8 p.m. March 23. The
Ladies Auxiliary holds a prime rib dinner ($10
donation) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 31.
Saturday activities are Music by Doug March 3
and March 17 and by Fuzzy March 10 and March
24; all four evenings, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.,
include karoake. There will be a blood drive from
3 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 13 that offers a free steak
dinner and drink of choice to all donors. The pub-
lic is invited and take-out orders are welcome. For
information, call 246-6855.

Free Tax Filing Help: Each Friday through
April 13, the Neptune Beach Senior Activity
Center, in cooperation with AARP Tax-Aide, offers
free tax-filing help for taxpayers with middle and


low income. Special attention is offered for those
60 and older. Service is provided on a first-come,
first-served basis. No appointments can be made.
The Neptune Beach Senior Activity Center is at
2004 Forest Avenue. For information, call 270-
1688.
Garage Sale/Treasure Hunt: The Ribault
Garden Club holds a two-day Garage
Sale/Treasure Hunt from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the
club, 705 2nd St. N., Jacksonville Beach. Treasures
include furniture, books, plants and garden orna-
ments. Admission is free, and everyone is wel-
come.

Read Across America: The 10th annual Read
Across America Day will be held from 10:30 a.m.
to 12 p.m. at the Books-A-Million on Marsh
Landing Parkway. Dr. Seuss' birthday will be cele-
brated with song and activities, "The'Cat in the
Hat" will be read aloud and refreshmentswill be
served. Read Across America is a project of the
National Education Association.

Spring Rummage: Christ United Methodist
Church, 400 Penman Road, Neptune Beach,
holds its annual spring rummage sale from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m. March 2 and March 3. Donated items
are being collected, and soup, sandwiches, drinks
and baked goods will be sold at the sale. For
information, cal the church at 249-5370.

Women's History Day: Women's History Day
will be presented between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at
the Museum of Science and History. Those who


visit MOSH can learn about the accomplishments
of women past and present at this event celebrat-
ing women's history.

Saturday, March 3
All Aboard: The Cummer Museum of Art &
Gardens hosts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. "All Aboard
the Boat: The Worship of Sun and River." The day
begins with a guided tour of Temples and Tombs:
Treasures of Egyptian Art from The British
Museum. Following the tour, guests will partici-
pate in a special boat excursion along the St.
Johns River, then conclude their day with lunch
at the museum. The cost to members is $52, non-
members $72 and Docents $32. For information
or to make reservations, please call Art
Connections at 904-355-0630.
Arbor Day: Neptune Beach celebrate its annual
Arbor Day at 10 a.m. in Jarboe Park. A Weeping
Willow tree will be donated by Vice Mayor Harriet
Pruette and planted by the water near the
Butterfly Garden.

Chili Cookoff: The Guns and Hoses Chili
Cookoff, hosted by the police and fire depart-
ments, starts at 3 p.m. at Fly's Tie Irish Pub,
Sailfish Drive, Atlantic Beach. Public tasting
begins at 4 p.m. Entertainment will be provided
byJFD Rockers. All proceeds go to the trophy win-
ner's charity of choice.

First Birthday: Beaches Museum & History
Center's first birthday celebration will be held


from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 380 Pablo Ave.,
Jacksonville Beach. The event, which is free to the
public, features Hall of Fame Highwaymen James
Gibson and Mary Ann Carroll, as well as Delta
Blues player Willie Green. There also will be a
book signing by Captain Jack Pate and a chil-
dren's craft area. For specific program times and
information, call 904-241-5756, ext. 100.

Free Tax Filing Help: Each Friday through
April 13, the Neptune Beach Senior Activity
Center, in cooperation with AARP Tax-Aide, offers
free tax-filing help for taxpayers with middle and
low income. Special attention is offered for those
60 and older. Service is provided on a first-come,
first-served basis. No appointments can be made.
The Neptune Beach Senior Activity Center is at
2004 Forest Avenue. For information, call 270-
1688.
FYN: Florida Yards and Neighborhoods holds a
meeting from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra
Beach Branch Library. Light snacks will be served.
To reserve a spot, call 209-0430.

Healthy Back: If your back bothers you, then
Healthy Back Yoga might be the answer. Healthy
Back Yoga is offered from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
March 3 and March 10 at Let's Dance Studio, 246
Solano Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. Classes are
designed to teach participants how to keep their
back healthy or return their back to health. No
prior yoga experience is required, but pre-registra-
tion is. Call Joan Ryan at 280-4628 or e-mail yoga-
joan@comcast.net.


MEETINGS


Friday
Brown Bag Lectures: Brown
Bag Lectures take place fr-om 12
-p.m. to 1 p.m. the hist Fridav
of each month at the GtM
Reserve Environmental
Education Center, SO5 Guana
River'Road. Attendees should
bring lunches and questions.
The lectures are free and open
to the public. The March 2 ses-
sion will feature "Jewels of the
Caribbean." the islands of the
West Indies. Ranger.ioe Burgess
will highlight the unique birds,
: reptiles and other wildlife that
inhabit the West Indies. T-he
islands' natural history and
conservation issues also will be
discussed. For information, call
904-823-4500
Exchange Club: The
Exchange Club ot the
Jacksonville Beaches, a non-
profit service organization
that's been active in the
Beaches communities since


1980, meets each week from
":30 a.m. to 8:30 a m. at the
',ea Turtle Inn Fiist-time visi-
tors receive a free breakfast.
The club website, for informa-
tion about upcorrung speakers
and programs, is
www.laxbeachexchangeclub c
orn. Al Sandiik, National
Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration INOAA), is the
March 2 speaker, followed b\
Chris Hamilton, T Mobile,
March 9. The Exchange Club
raises about $35.0001) annually
and distributes those funds to a
variety of Beaches causes. For
information or to loin, contact
Jack Monson at 904-318-7162
or at imonsonjpaxlbeachl.-
changeclub.conm.

Recovery, Inc.: Recovery,
Inc., a mental health support
group. meets at 6:3-) p.m at St.
Paul's Catholic Church's
Family Lite Center, 578 1st
Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach.


Call 247-3299 for information.

River City Singles Club.
The Rniei Cit% Singles Club,
Inc. a chapter of the Singles
Association of i-lorida SAF i.
holds a dance from S p.m. to
11 p.m at the knights of
Columbus Hall, 1501
Henlricks Ave.. lacksonville.
Admission is $8. $7 tor mem-
hbei Live music, snacks and
relheshments are provided For
information, call 2- 123-1.

Senior Tennis: Tennis for
seniors is offered from 9 a m.
to 11 a.m. at Huguenot Tennis
Center in Jack_,onville Beach
For infoinmation, call Moe at
247-6221. A senior men's dou-
bles tennis "C" level league
play_ through April at
Huguenot tennis Center on
Friday mornings. The league
has home and away matches.
Call Bob Totter at 247-1865 for
information.


Saturday
Adopt-A- Rescued-kitty:
Kittens and cats that have been
veterinarian-checked and test-
ed, and that have shots and
been neutered, are available for
adoption from 12 p.m. to 6
p m. at PetCo at Atlantic and
Keman boulevards.

American Ballroom: The
American Ballroom &
Contemporary Dance
,Association Ineets at 8 p.m. the
second Saturday of the month
at Boleros. 10131 Atlantic Blvd.
Guest admission is $12. For
information or reservations,
call 246-2858.

Sunday
Buddhist reaching and
Guided Meditation- Lach
Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 11:30
a.m., a different topic applica-
ble to improving daily life is
taught by Buddhist teacher


Carol Lutker at Cobalt Moon
Center, 217 First St., Neptunme
Beach The donation is $9, $5
tor students. For infonnation
and other class times, call 386-
'03-3013.

Depression Support:
Depression Bipolar Support
Alliance-lacksonville Beaches
meets at 5:30 p.m. at Beaches
Medical Center, 1350 13th
Ave. S. Visit wsww.dbsaja\.org
for information.

fwin Heart Meditation
Group: This group meets from
4 p.m. to 5 p in. at Peaceful
lourney in North Shore Plaza,
Atlantic Beach. Global medi-
tation from Pranic Healing
focuses on creating planetary
healing and world peace,
which begins within. Love
offerings are accepted. Call
Diane at 382-5823 for intorn-a-
tion.


Monday
Beaches Area Toastmasters:
Beaches Area Toastmasters
Club 2862 meets fiom 7 p.m.
to 8.30 p.m. at the \tlantic
Theater on Atlantic Boulevard.
For information, call Cvndi
Rice at 273-2759.
Tuesday
Foundation Academy: I'he
Foundation Academy, 10' 3rd
St. S.. Jacksonville Beach. has
an open house onom a a.m. to
11-30 a.m Call 241-3515 for
information.

Harmony Show Chorus:
The lacksonville Harmony
Show Chorus meets from 7
p.m. to 10 p.m. at the San Jose
Church of Church of Christ,
6233 San lose Blvd
Jacksonville. Visitors and
prospective members are wel-
come. Call 350-1609 for infor-
mation.


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Reading the signs, learning to really 'see'


It's been far too long since
I've taken Carl Watson's
Saturday morning tour of
Willow Pond, in Fort Clinch
State Park, so this past Saturday
I decided to correct this. Wow,
it's amazing what I've been
missing.
Carl Watson and his wife
Judy moved to Femandina
Beach a dozen years ago, and
for the past decade, Carl has
been volunteering at the park
and conducting weekly nature
tours around the trails at
Willow Pond. Carl was trained
as a forester, and spent his
career working for Chevron
throughout the Deep South
where his hunting avocation
spurred his knowledge of
nature.
Once he retired to
Fernandina, however, his inter-
est in natural history and
wildlife tracking took hold.
Nurtured by the wildlife track-
ing books of Tom Brown from
the New Jersey Pine Barrens
and the many books detailing
Florida's natural history, and
enhanced by his own lifelong
knowledge of southern wildlife
and habitats, Carl has become a
master.
Carl's natural history knowl-
edge spreads far and wide. Early
into. our tour, Carl stopped at a
saw palmetto and explained
about this plant's life history,
its adaptations to harsh climate
conditions and various human
uses of this plant through the
ages. Carl had unique informa-
tion to tell far beyond the
usual "canned nature talk," and
presented it in an engaging way
that related to the personal
experience of everyone in the
group. I'm sure if someone ohn
the tour was a botanist, or an
archaeologist interested in
native American uses of plants,
an entomologist interested in
butterflies or some other spe-
cialist, and Carl knew it, he
would have plenty of material


Pat Turley-Foster
COLUMNIST


to convey all along the tour
highlighting these aspects of
natural history.
But I was there, and I was a
mammalogist, and Carl knew
it. So, this particular Saturday
Carl's tour highlighted mam-
mals an amazing accomplish-
ment for a nearly two-hour
tour with nary a mammal in
sight. When it comes to mam-
mals, and mammal signs, Carl's
knowledge far surpasses mine,
despite my advanced degree
and specialty in mammals.
If I see an animal, I can most
often identify it. And if it is
"doing something" my knowl-
edge of animal behavior
gleaned from years at a zoo
helps me explain it. But it took
my walk with Carl to help me
"see" the animal signs through-
out the woods.
Take the stop at the palmet-
to, for. instance. Carl carefully
lifted a palm frond, and there,
on a covered frond was a nest
made from palmetto root
fibers, carefully carried to this
spot, and fluffed out into a soft
ball about eight inches across
with a small entrance hole. It
was a golden mouse nest! This
beautiful orange-colored native
rodent is rarely seen due to its
nocturnal habits and its need


for dense cover. It is the only
mouse in Florida that nests in
trees. And there it was, a gold-
en mouse nest something I'd
never have noticed if it wasn't
for Carl.
Then there were the game
trails crossing the human path
all along the route. Game trails
are visible to anyone who cares
to notice them, but to my eyes,
and the eyes of most people,
these meandering paths all look
similar no matter what animal
uses them. But not to Carl.
"This one was made by an
armadillo see how haphazard
it looks? It's really a feeding
route. Sometimes you can even
see the path its tail makes as it
drags along."
"Look at this trail it's a reg-
ularly used deer trail we'll see
it later on our walk, where it
crosses our path again. Notice
how disturbed the soil is from
the hoofs right where the deer
left our path." And, "This trail
was made by raccoons they
never enter and leave an area
by the same trail, and do not
disturb the soil with their dain-
ty feet."
Later we took a detour to see
a "hog wallow" (pronounced
"waller"). Wild hogs are nonna-
tives which have invaded Fort
Clinch State Park. Despite
efforts to trap and remove
them, hogs continue to
destructively churn up the soil.
I've seen this damage myself -
it's hard to miss. But, the hog
wallow was new to me, a mud
hole just hogsized for cooling
off in. Carl also told me of
another spot, off the trail, that
is strewn with hog hair from
some intraspecies confronta-
tion something for me to find
on my own; now that I know
the place. This was all just for
starters, catering to my interest
in mammals. I can't wait to ask
him about mushrooms next.
You'll be hearing more about
Carl and his wildlife knowledge'


photo by PAT FOSTER-TURLEY
At left, Beautiful golden mice
make their nests and feeding
platforms on the fronds of saw
palmettos along the Willow
Pond trail.


in this column I intend to be
one of his "regulars." And if
you, too, want to hear Carl's
slant on the natural history you
are interested in, come to the
Willow Pond parking lot in Fort
Clinch State Park at 10:30 a.m.
any given Saturday. Carl and
Judy will be happy to see you.
As the weather warms, so do
the bugs and gators and snakes.
Bring bug spray and camera,
and come on out. You won't be
sorry.
Pat Foster-Turley is a Ph.D.
zoologist and an international
biodiversity specialist. E-mail her
atpatandbucko@yahoo.com with
your nature questions and obser-
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March 6 in the Flagler College
Auditorium, 14 Granada St.
Forums are free and open to the
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come, first-served basis. Call 904-
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UNF's University Center as part
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The Christ Episcopal Church
Foundation holds its 23rd annu-
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by SunTrust Bank, March 9 at the
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Speed cleaning only takes a few minutes


No one likes to have a
dirty house, but when
kids, cooking, and job
all make demands of you, it's
easy to see why housekeeping
goes to the back of the line or
falls out altogether.
So, what do you do when
you need to clean house but
don't have the time? Change
your standards

Unreasonable standards
When you look back on
your life, the things that stay in
your mind are some of the
things related to homekeeping
not how much time you spent
at the office. It's home and
hearth you remember, you
pine for, you need.
Too many people think that
they have to either be
".,titha 'or give up on home
chores completely. It's not an
"eitherior" situation.
Perfection is not the goal, a
reasonably clean house is -
and it needs to involve every-
one. Housekeeping is not a
"mom" or "dad" or "mom and
dad" :, .', It's a "whoever lives
in the house needs to help"
job.
Where can you find the
time?
At Work. You probably put
in extra time in your job. Just
take out 10-15 minutes for
yourself when you spend an
extra hour at work and apply at
home.
With the kids. Spend 10
less minutes with the kids and
their homework. Do your
quickie cleaning while they do


Two must-do's
Really, there isn't much you
g .must do to keep a reasonably
.. ^ neat home, but there are two.
1. You must make your bed -
and have the kids make their
bed. Nothing makes a house
Feel messier. It takes less than
30 seconds to make a bed.
So, 2. You must do the dishes.
-' ._ Empty the dishwasher and fill
it with the dirty dishes every
single day. This is five minutes
of effort.
Next, you need the right
KATHRYN WEBER tools to help you "quick
HOME COLUMNIST clean."
Quickie Cleaning Tools
their studying. Think convenience here. Get
Get up 10 minutes earlier, the disposable mopping and
If you find that you don't cleaning wipes. You'll use these
mind doing early morning because they're instantly ready
cleaning, plan to do it then to go to work.
or whenever you find it both- Cleaning tools in every
ers you least., bathroom (toilet brush, cleaner,
Get a digital video recorder disposable cleaning wipes)
(DVR). No kidding. TV sucks Popup glass or multisurface
away your time. You can do wipes that can be used on
your quickie cleaning while stoves, counters, appliances,
something is recording. A DVR windows, and bathrooms
will help you gain more of Swiffer mop and mopping
your life back. Check into pads. The Swiffer mop with the
them through your cable TV or pretreated mopping pads can
satellite service, help you get up all the stains
and sticky stuff quickly and
Don't make housekeeping easily and it's quick drying.
something to be endured A quick vac
Keeping a reasonably clean A stack of microfiber towels
house doesn't require all day for dusting
marathon cleaning week in Even the person who says
and week out. Consistent that they have no time can
cleaning on a regular basis is find about 10 minutes to do a
enough to get you through to quick clean each day.
the times when you can spend Remember, you and your
the time. family need a living space


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b KATE WORTH

CAKE TIP Be imaginative!
Buy une of those undecorated
cakes at the store and deco-
rate it yourself. Add small
clean toys to a frosted cake, or
e'.en ribbon spirals are cute.


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fake into consideration the
cluld's or adult's interests and
go from there It's cheaper to
buy a plain cake and decorate
it yourself. More often, you
can get a bigger cake for the
same or less money than a
decorated one. Besides, it's a
lot of fun, and you can show


people how artistic you really
are. lean K.
CARPET MAGIC If your
carpet gets a tough grease
stain or bleach spot. borrow a
child's box of crayons. Pick
the one that best matches
your carpet, and color the
spot with the crayon To set


where you can de-stress. Dirt
and clutter add to stress. Take
the 10 minutes to give back to
your house. It'll repay you and
your family in enjoyment,
relaxation and pride.

The 3-Step No-Time-to-
Clean Cleaning Plan 1.
Do a daily "Clean Sweep."
Set the timer and get everyone
in a different room of the
house. Or, give someone a mop
or a vacuum. Set the timer for
five minutes. Everyone go at it
- straighten, put things away,
give surfaces a quick dust, vac-
uum and/or mop.
2. Get a quick vac. I can't tell
you how much I love my cord-
less stick vacuum. I can sweep
my tile kitchen and hallways
and do a qpick touch up on
carpets in less than 60 seconds.
It has settings for both kinds
of floors. It's fast and conven-
ient which means you'll use
it.
3. Clean it when you see it.
Give each room a one minute
cleaning when you go in there.
60 seconds you can do that.
It doesn't take but about one
minute to clean a toilet. Run a
brush around the rim and in
the bowl.
Whip out some all-purpose
wipes and go over the exterior
surfaces and floor around the
commode.
There. Done.
Kathryn Weber is a home and
decorating columnist. For more
information, go to www.kathryn-
weber.com or email questions to
kathryn@kathryn-weber.com.


the color, lay a piece of wax
paper ovet the area and melt
the crayon into the fibers
with a warm, not hot, iron.
kay NF

TWO-FOLD CHORE You
can double up your cleaning
chores with this simple and
effective tip. Use air freshener
to clean all of your mirrors. It
will keep them crystal clear
and also wipe out any bad


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Photo submitted
This bathroom features dark finishes on fixtures and beadboard
paneling.


odors in Vour house! Nancy K.
LINT FREE Believe it or
not, an ordinary coffee filter
can make your windows
sparkle better than a cloth or
paper towel. After you have
cleaned vour windows in
your usual way, simply wipe
the window with a coffee fil-
ter. Cloth or paper towels will
leave lint streaks on the glass,
while a coffee filter will
absoib leftover moisture and


will leave nothing but shine.
Rita C.

TOILET CLEANER If you
are faced with a really filthy
toilet that has brown stain-
ing, simply pour a liter bottle
of Coke down into the bowl
and leave overnight. You will
be surprised in the morning
that all the stuck-on residue
will brush away with ease.
Gianna B.


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2 LOTS EAST OF AIIA-Pl B
Off Solano Rd. one has small beach
cottage, been remodeled. Take
advantage of golf views or purchase
both for your dream home... Not many
like this! 2BR/2BA beach cottage,
$499,900. Additional lot is $449,500.
904-241-4447
www.helpusell.com/coastalrealty


IRO.


OPEN HOUSE Sunday 12-4pm

1330 Ocean Blvd., Atl. Beach
Spacious 7/5 home, I block off the ocean. Redesigned in
2005 to be energy eff. and eco. friendly. Features cork floors,
cellulose insul., solar wtr. heater, steel frame const. upstrs,
and much more. Guest suite above det. garage.

Call Jan Fowler @ i o
904-294-4766 for more info.


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BEAUTY IN SO. JAX BEACH
3/2, recently remodeled, great room, up-
graded tile and carpet, Silestone counters,
Plantation shutters, French doors to huge
new deck, large fenced backyard, walk-in
closets, new roof, stone fireplace. Minutes
to JTB. $374,990, (904)333-7811 for ap-
pointment.
FSBO TOWNHOUSE 1BR/1.5BA, w/loft,
fireplace, 1 car garage, wood floors & car-
pet, large wood deck, move in ready, ap-
proximately 1 mile to the beach, partially
furnished, $218,500. 242-7529, 629-
0606.
VILLAGES OF PABLO
Beautiful home, 3/2 w/ 2 car gar., frplc.,
private & very huge backyard. Community
pool, tennis, ball & fishing. Just mi-
nutes to the beach. $259,000. Bold City
Realty (904)333-8880.
PONTE VEDRA, 3BR/2BA, beautiful, re-
modeled townhome on lake. End unit.
$185,000. (904)424-0660.
ATLANTIC BCH beautiful 3/2, walk to
ocean, newly remodeled, $249,900
993-3226.
LAKEFRONT HOME in Ponte Vedra.
Beautiful 3BR 2BA, 1950sf w/ 12ft vaulted
ceilings. Open floor plan with awesome
view of lake. Must see! $469,000.
(904)923-9905'.


INVESTOR'S DREAM! Lot w/ house,
60x125, 9th Ave. N. Make offer.
305-304-9473.
SAWGRASS SINGLE family home.
2BR/2BA, completely remodeled, new 30
year roof, new maple cabinets, travertine
stone floor, Berber carpet and crown
molding. Seller will pay all closing costs.
$289,900. 463-0505.
ATLANTIC BEACH/ Royal Palms 1200sf.
3BR/2BA w/bonus room, totally renovated.
$255,000, 591-2278.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, 1212 15th Ave.
N., 1450sf., tile, new bath, CH&A, Florida
room, fenced yard, laundry room, carport,
sprinkler system, well, $279,000,
710-2600, 534-3411.
WATER FRONT navigable, intracoastal
access, marsh view, unique, quiet, private.
$775,000, (904)992-7210.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 533 Seaspray Ave.,
3BR/2BA, w/garage, tile & wood flooring,
new cabinets, house just painted; walk or
bike to beach and schools; big, fenced
back yard; move in ready, (904)382-7991.
JAX BEACH, 3/1.5, wood floors, move-in
ready. Handy-man special. Large lot. TDO
Management (904)246-1125 or (904)
614-8590.


A Commute You Can Live With... (right off JTB) in a
neighborhood setting w/no cdd fees or restrictions in one of these
large, beautiful executive homes. Room for children.-.
hobbies and entertaining in these amazingI \I
efficient 5 bed/4 bath or 4 bed/3.5 bath homes. \N )I
Reduced to $639,000. har a
Call Linda Pomerantz at 923-8030 PRPE0 RfE


OPEN HOUSE SUN. 1-3
Nearly-Beach Townhouse!

Immaculate 3BR gem. 3 \ rs nexw. 4 blks to bch! Fully
tiled down. high ceils, spacious open-plan ideal for
beach elegance. Granitels.s kit. windows galore, cool
MBR balcony. 409 12th Ave, S.. near eateries &
JTB! Come, see & buy!

Michelle Kogan
382-5006





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ICW, BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA, 1800sf. ent.
to Jax G & CC. See visual tour @
www.digitalvirtualrealty.com & click on Jax
G & CC. $324,500. 904-821-0430.


ICW. MOVE-IN READY. New A/C &
plumbing. 2BR/2BA, slate floors, new
kitchen, well & sprinkler system, screened,
tiled patio. $148,900. (904)234-1217 Jane.


DEEP WATER access. Isle of Palms,
PONTE VEDRA Court Townhouse, 2/2.5 3445 Eunice Rd. Pool, boat lift, 3/2.5, re-
1200sf, completely remodeled, new A/C, modeled kitchen & bathrooms. Move in
$155k. 591-2278. ready. $656,000 OBO. (904)703-0254.


PONTE VEDRA By The Sea. Walk to the
beach, 3300sf. executive home,
5BR/3.5BA, all the bells and whistles. On-
ly $924,500. Won't last. (904)514-9937
JAX BCH 4/3, beautifully remodeled, ss
appliances, granite countertops, teak
floors, 2 car garage $485,000. 813-3994.


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ARE YOU seeking a lovely home, condo,
a building lot or perhaps a pre-construc-
tion opportunity? TEAM VILLAGE Realty
is your WGV resource. Call Victoria Pan-
zer at (904)347-9490.


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Atlantic Beach -
Seaside Gated Community Luxur HOMEr
Magnificent custom home with state-of-Ite-
art kitchen. You could not rebuild this home
with this quality in finish levels at this price
today. IT's AWESOME! 4 bdrm, 3.5 ba, 2-
story, all bdrms up, 3486 sq ft,
Mediterranean style with barrel tile roof.
Private Beach access. $1,395,000
Roof Top Ocean Views 1/2 Block to Ocean
Brand New Construction!
New Construction Town Home 4bdrm/
4.5bath, 3 story w/elevator, 2-car garage,
Construction complete in 3 months. High-
End Finish Levels Offered at $1,199,000
New Home in Atlantic Beach- 3 Blocks to the
Ocean Priced 100,000 +Below Appraised
Value, Price Includes Furnishing
3-story w/elevator, 6bdrms, 3ba, 4200sq ft,
office, high ceilings, rm for a pool. Lot size:
85x142. Maintenance free: concrete block
& stucco on 1st level, frame & vinyl shake
on 2nd & 3rd levels. $1,090,000
Completely Remodeled
Old Atlantic Beach Home I Block to Ocean
Cedar Shake home w/white picket fence -
perfectly manicured. 4Bdrm, 3 Ba, master
upstairs, 2700 Sf, 62.5x125 lot size, room
for pool. Maple hardwood floors throughout.
2-car garage w/garage-tek. $1,075,000


Room to Expand Old Atlantic Beach
1 Story Concrete block on oversized lot
(66x125). 3Bdrm/2BA 1774 SF. Plenty of
room to expand or build new. Priced at
$675,000 Current setbacks allow for 4000 plus
SF home.
Below Appraised Value! Total Remodel in
Old Atlantic Beach
2005 Complete 2 story remodel 3Bdrm down
plus master suite & office up. Features
tumbled marble in kitchen & stainless
appliances, hardwd firs & more. 3 blocks to
ocean. Oversized corner lot (70x108) Priced
at $698,000
Penthouse Condo w/covered parking
completely updated-
Atlantic Beach 1/2 block to Ocean
3bdrm, 2ba, beautiful hardwoodfloorsssappliances,
fireplace, Absolutely Beautifull $349,900
Updated Seaplace 3bdrhm Condo,
Ground Fir 1/2 block to the Ocean in
Old Atlantic Beach!
Large Patio w/privacy fence. All new carpet,
new AC, updated baths, fresh paint, new stove
& microwave. $298,000

Raw Vacant Land Available -
W. Atlantic Bch.
Parcel size 150 x 630 Can subdivide into
9-12 residential lots Duval County. $469,000.
West Atlantic Beach Bungalow
Awesome Investment $204,000
3 bdrm 2 ba, 1-story, new red oak floors
throughout, new roof, approx. 1300 SF, lot size
60x1 25.


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Call Margi Petitt

Top Producer

571-9821
60 Ocean Blvd. Sute 3, Atlandc Beach

Awesome Investment Property
3Bdrm 2Ba Townhome-Great condition!
2-story, 2Bdrm and 1 Ba up and Master
bdrm down, 1400 sq ft, currently renting
for $900/per month. Take with or without
tenants. $158,900

Great Investment Opportunity -
East of 3rd Street
Quadraplex with 4 easy to rent Studio
Apartments. Only steps to the ocean
Offered at $639,000

Investment Property Malti-family I" St.
Awesome unobstructed ocean views.
West side of 1st Street, multi-family, 2
bldgs, comer lot 62.5x85, updated over
last 3 yrs $995,000
THE BEST BUY ON THE OCEAN
IN JAX BEACH!
Completely Remodeled w/the finest
finishes. OCEANFRONT SOUTH END
CORNER w/wrap around porches! 3
bdrm/2ba., custom cabinets, granite &
much, much more!!! Furnishings optional.
$799,000
Almost New Townhome- South Jax Bc.-
Walking Distance to Bck.
2 stry- 3bdrm, 2.5ba, 1900sqft, town
home in S.Jax Beach, tile and Hardwood
floors, granite counters in kitchen &
baths. SS appliances, with Privacy fence,
Priced to Sell $389,900


High Quality Brick
Executive Pool Home in
Old Ponte Vedra Beach!
5bd/3ba w/4,400 s.f. & sep. living, dining,
family rms. Many construction upgrades!


..kcnng. 12*x9nx4" bnck fieplace, hugekitchen
k_/A pantrie., Conan counters, SS appliances.
1,01Y0 plus f. matter uine ./200 plus IS f ol closet space, 6' .lurlpool tub, 4'x4'
shower, & so much more! 90'x140' lot w/8'x8' storage shed, 64' brick patio, tiki
hut, & big yard! Call owner/agent for appt. $1,175,000.
Ellen Pollg -Wright
Prudential Cell: 838-4562
Network.,M ,,- Office Toll Free 1-888-285-4480
Independently Owned & Operated Email: ellenpoling@aol.com


Call Rosemary Naughton
904-568-1523


"She KnOWS the beaches!"

ATLANTIC BEACH
GORGEOUS "WORK OF ART"
A retreat like no other. Stately, custom rebuilt 413 on oversized I 15 x
185 wooded Selva lot. Exquisite upgrades:wd.& concrete floors, granite
& travertine details, massive open GR/Kit for easy entertaining. Elegant
chef-grade s.s. appliances, windows galore bring the outside in. Stroll to
the beach or Selva Marina Club to swim & relax. It's a jewel! $895,000.

FIX IT UP ON TEAR IT DOWN
Loaded w/ style & possibilities, this 3BR 2BA rustic ranch, 3 blks to
ocean, tucked under a I Oth St. tree canopy on 85 x 135 lot. lends itself
to expansions, pool, whatever! Inviting wd. floors, cool Mex. tiled
gameroom, spacious eat-in kit, sits among million$$ luxury estates!
$684,000.

NEPT. BCH.
SELLER OFFERS 2% BUYDOWN...Call for Details!
A dollhouse! Perfectly remodeled 3BR bungalow. I blk.W. of 3rd, on
72 x 125 lot...endless options! Everything's brand new!Tile,windows,
custom kit & bath. replumbed throughout.Ideal starter/right-sizer home.
Ideal getaway from city-life. Short bikeride to "corner." $449,000.

SOUTH JAX. BEACH
BEACHSIDE HIDEAWAY-STEPS TO SAND
Crisp, cozy 2BR 2.5 BA townhouse. 1.5 blks to sunrise in 6 twnhome
cluster, E. of A I A, ideally refreshed, in & out! Vault ceils, f-place, bar-b-q
balcony, priv.backyrd. Indoor Util Rm, spacious storage, 2 car carport:-:
No monthly fees to pay!! $354,000

SPOTLESS TOWNHOUSE...SELLER READY!
Open House Sunday 1-3
409 12th Ave. South
Sunny 3/2.5,2248 sq. ft. just 4 blks to ocean! Fully tiled down,high ceils,
crown molding,granite/s.s. kit, cool layout. Great closets,granite vanities,
fenced bkyard. Soothing designer colors,casually elegant.Very motivated
seller! $423,000.

SUPER "STEAL-OF-A-DEAL"
Short biks to bch, 3/3 stucco, secluded entrance tucked behind
palmettos, backs up to quiet water easement ...so private.Wd. & tile
firs down,all BR's plus Bonus up. Fun walk to eateries & shopping. Kids
walk to SeabreezeA+ Elem. School. Easy access to JTB. $410,000

"OCEANS EDGE" 2nd HOME
Beachside luxury blends w/ tropical ambiance! 3/2 sparkling home,
loaded w/ understated elegance. Granite/tile upgrades, crwn molding,
granite kitchen, open plan. Cool edgeless pool. top-grade gym & club
house, poolside summer kitchen. Like nothing else! $515,000

PONTE UEDRA
MAJOR REDUCTION... SUPER BUY
Nearly 2400 sq. ft. of quality construction, E. ofA I A, only 2 years old!
4BR 3 I /2BA executive offering, beautifully appointed w/ classic style.
Tile & wood floors down. open-design kitchen w/ breakfast bar
expanding to GRIDining. Welcoming 2 sty. saturnia foyer, versatile guest
suite down. stunning M. Suite w/ private balcony up, plus study loft.
Reduced to sell now! $550,000

NEW LISTING-SUMMER HOUSE
Smart waterfront condo on cul-de-sac, overlooks pool/clubhouse across
big lake! Cozy 2/2. fully restored w/ cool details...granite, tile, f-place,
screened lakefront lanai. Vault ceilings, maple kit. cabs, great special
layout. P.V. amenities, private bch. access, too! Sweet living! $309,000


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ATLANTIC BEACH, CUTE 3/2 w/pool, pri- NEPTUNE BEACH, marshfront, 2 story IC WEST- near Mayo Clinic, 3/2/2, $299,000 COMPLETELY remodeled Jax
ATLANTIC BEACH, CUTE 3/2 w/pool, pri- 4BR/3BA, 1/3 acre 3600sf. $575 1750+sf. Remodeled. $269.900 OBO. In- Bch home, 3/2, 1330sf. 1008 11th St. N.
vacy fence. $350,000, 376 Seminole Rd., 502-9126 acre dependent Brokers and Associates, Inc. (904)483-8491 or (904)728-4446
613-6199. (904)502-9126.(904)247-4333. or (904)710-3111.


ATLANTIC BEACH
Key West Style custom built 2- story in pri-
vate Marsh community. Beautiful stone
front, family room w/gas fireplace, 1st floor
master suite. w/ jacuzzi tub & screened
porch. Tropical landscaping. For private
viewing, please call 247-4442 or 568-
6909.


AFFORDABLE WATERFRONT! 2 homes
for sale, a 4BR/3BA, 2-story, recently re-
modeled home on 4 ac w/amazing views
of Amelia Island $379,900 and a 3BR/2BA
DW on a canal with a dock, slip, boatlift
and sunset views for $309,900. Great in-
vestments. See www.BlackHammockls-
land.com for more info. 233-8077 Broker.


Secluded Woods, Neptune Beach 2046
Mary E. Brant Loop, 4/2, 2300 sq. ft.
New hardwood floors & interior paint,
2 car garage, nicely landscaped w/irrigation

Big, Big Marshfront Back Yard

$549,000
McGuire Mortgage
904-246-9915



'Sactuany In the Woods

Welcome home to this stunning 4 bedroom, 2 bath
home in The Woods. Home includes 16x16 tile in
wet areas, spectacular French doors and double
fireplace. MLS# 347377.

Call Vanessa Wells at (904) 226-0856
for more information


w oPtIon' Rea llU or 4
Not a condo! No association fees! Your new home awaits
at the beach for $279,900!!! This is a great deal for an
open floor plan and two car garage in a very
mature neighborhood. MLS # 336o.8 .

Contact
Shawn Norton, Realtor
534-9518










not last. $449,000

SOUTH JAX BEACH-3 ADJACENT LOTS
Steps to the beach, final 3 lots in Seaside Cottages. A lovely
intimate planned community. Owner financing!!! $460,000-
$495,000-$1,050,000

SUMMERBROOK BEST BUY
This wonderful 4/2 family home has a side entry garage,
large fenced yard, on a cul-de-sac and shows like a model!
Call Margo to view! Only $279,500



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Marvin & Floyd Realty Inc.
Website http://marvin-group.com
Call Joe Floyd 219-7638

FOR SALE .
MAYPORT VILLAGE
Vacant lot. 52 1/2 x 106'. Call Joe Floyd, 219-7636 for details. $100,000
ATLANTIC BEACH
www.marvin-group.com click on link to property of the week to view photos
3/2 near ocean, open floor plan, cul-de-sac, 2 car garage, security system, beautifully
landscaped with irrigation system, termite bond, built 2001. & $329,900
JACKSONVILLE BEACH VISTA DEL MAR
1/1 Oceanfront Condo Furnished 3rd floor facing the courtyard. Pool, clubhouse. $299,900
JACKSONVILLE
1647 Sunnyside Ave. Jacksonville, FL
Near Intracoastal and million $ condos. 3 lots with 2/2 750sq' house (sold as is). $250,000
1647 Bermuda Road Jacksonville, FL
2/1 house. 940sq' on .14 acres. Near Intracoastal and million & condos. $175,000
DAYTONA SHORES OCEAN VILLAS
Luxury Oceanfront Condo. 2136sq', 2/2.5 plus den. 436sq' deck, Intracoastal & oceanview. $881,100
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
Residential/commercial. 1626sq' in 3 buildings business plus 2 eff. apts. Nr ocean. $799,000
PONTE VEDRA THE FOUNTAINS
2/2 condo, 1260sq'. Ground floor. Pool, Tennis Courts. $196,900
FOR RENT
JACKSONVILLE SAN PABLO CREEK
3/2 house, 1896sq'. Fenced back yard. Lawn maintenance included. $1,400 mth
PONTE VEDRA THE FOUNTAINS
2/2 condo, 1260sq'. Ground floor. Pool, Tennis Courts. $975/mth
PONTE VEDRA SEAHAWK
2/2 condo, washer/dryer, microwave, dishwasher, new AC unit. Pool, Tennis Courts. $975/mth


FSBO, JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1 car ga-
rage, attic. $341,000. Steps from park,
1500sf. w/irrigation and well. Open floor
plan w/vaulted ceiling, fireplace, ceramic/
carpet thru-out. Come pickup a flyer. 1136
18th St. N. or call (904)241-4403.

SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL!
1810 SEVILLA BLVD 209
IBR/IBA condo. New granite counter
tops, appliances, kitchen cabinets, and
new tile. This second floor unit with
large owner's suite, wall to wall carpet
and opens up to beautiful balcony.
Beautiful Park like setting. $189,000
MLS 331882
PANORAMIC VIEWS!
5811 ATLANTIC BLVD 125
This 2BR/2.5BA condo riverfront with
marvelous views of the river. Boat slip
available. Boaters are only five minutes
from downtown. Close to San Marco,
shopping and hospitals. Ground level
condo. A must see! $219,000 MLS
!25495
SEAPLACE CONDOS
901 OCEAN BLVD UNIT 68
2BR/2BA second story condo with
community swimming pool in Atlantic
Beach. Wonderful balcony and great
room. Patio overlooks lush courtyard.
Lowest price condo in Seaplace! MLS
307559 $239,000
SPACIOUS TOWN HOME!
11039 CASTLEMAIN CR E
Wonderful 3BR/2.5BA town home.
Desirable Gate Parkway area. Two car
garage. Tile in kitchen, entry, and dining
room. Washer and dryer included. Many
upgrades! $259,900 MLS 340901
WINDSOR PARK
13776 HEATHFORD DR
Delightful 3BR/2BA patio home.
Freshly painted exterior. Life gets easier
with this gourmet kitchen, gas fireplace,
and covered patio. High end appliances,
security system and sprinklers. Garage
with built in shelving. A must see!
$282,000 MLS 352201
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
413 1ST ST S 301
Great IBR/1BA condo with wonderful
ocean views. Covered parking. All
appliances stay, can be used as a rental.
Gated community swimming pool. No
tub with shower. Wonderful buy at the
Beach. MLS 310185 $325,000
BEACH HOME!
1628 OCEAN POND CT
Delightful 3BR/2BA home in a quiet cut
se sac with low maintenance vinyl
siding. Features split bedrooms, eat in
kitchen, and a two car garage. Close to
schools, shopping and JTB. Sellers are
extremely motivated. $281,000 MLS
326083
NEPTUNE BEACH
S 1100 CEDAR ST
Comfort and charm through this
immaculate 3BR/2BA home with
hardwood floors complete kitchen
renovation, granite counter tops and
prep island with additional sink. Huge
lot room for pool. Great room with
custom builtentertainment center. MLS
343832 $415,000
REDUCED! REDUCED!
REDUCED!!!
1829 FOREST AVE
4BR/2BA home, bedrooms remodeled.
All windows updated, new kitchen
appliances, two car garage side entry,
semi circular drive way in front and
large yard with mature oaks. Covered
Satio makes cookouts a breeze!
435,000 MLS 306611
FANTASTIC DUPLEX!
220 MARGARET ST
Great 4BR/2BA duplex or convert into
a family home with mother in law suite.
Two blocks from the ocean. Wood floors
and screened porches with a two car
garage. $440,000( MLS 321464
OCEANWALK
2302 BAREFOOT TIACE'
Brick 3BR/2.5BA home with office/den
plus formal living and dining rooms.
Family room with brick fireplace, and
spacious kitchen with breakfast nook.
Screen lanai and yard big enough for
pool. MLS 350068 $585,000
JAX BEACH CONDO
1301 1ST ST S UNIT 404
Splendid 3BR/2BA home in Ocean 14.
Beautiful and nicely maintained 4"' floor
ocean front. Tile floors in kitchen, living
and dining rooms, foyer and hallway.
Master opened to tile balcony. MLS
311984 $659,900
GREAT CONDITION!
1020 1sT ST S
Magnificent 3BR/3.5BA home with
ocean views from 2nd and 3rd floor
balconies. Cinnamon oak floors
throughout. One car garage with four
extra spaces. Great for investors or
second home buyers, who want a rental
unit attached. $799,000 MLS 329358
NAVIGABLE WATER FRONT
4377 PORT ARTHUR
Fabulous 4BR/2.5BA home across from
Mayo. Boat lovers dream! Great views
of water. Floating dock and a 12,000
pound boat lift. Huge kitchen and
Florida room. Wonderful for
entertaining. $799,000 MLS 339677
GLEN KERNAN
4568 GLEN KERNAN PARKWAY
Stunning, stately, and gracious 4BR/
5.5BA brick home overlooks the Glen
Kernan Golf Course. Four car garage,
and lovely formal dining and living
rooms. MLS 324584 $1, 875, 000




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Exq.iisie Estale in Harbyr Island. Lukefiiuni1t lt W'
majestic oaks. Includes 50 fl slip in Main Harbour
.1,50,l011 MIS.14663.

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Gorgeous ICWW views. IBR uistomr. hm wif.
leads of extras. 2 boat hls, X:ra garage space A
mus:C'
$1,499,000 HMT. 336795

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Neutr.l, fu ncrional! All t:peds &. features you
wouldask for! 5BR/4BA li.
$1,075,910 M IS 331889



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on (dep wteT cna'l l'IVh IacIt as to IntrraoOtiall
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wel ibar, imp:irll ti O &. gramnil all is NI'I'
$789,000 IVLS 34643(1


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teach wall
Liv tIhe B'side ife style. 4BR,'2..BA, comer lot.
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Fabulous!
Walk to bch! 3IUR2.51 A Im b.t 2000. L'artas-
tic bkyv w/exteansive deckin & liottub.
5399,900 MLS 339356


The Sanctuary!
31i31'21tA an tranqut I lake. screened
ponrhli.nd this home is imniuimlate!
$398,000 MLS 340877

Excellent3fR/2BA ima
In galeidgo fIronuiinu,,iLt -ith il ipn i i ii lain
an(l fireplace,
$329,900 MLS 330339

A mun st C!
3BR. 2.5BA vw'/nrw -pt. file, entrips, eabnts
& Plant, shutters .t. out, Lg shed w'loft
$291,000 MLS 330651

Great Location!
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$249,900 hMI.S 3724

The Creens Way
Incredible 3BR./2B. condo with balcor y
overlooking woods. Comimn ity offers many
amenities.$224,900 ML5 346564

Atlantic Bracb! 4BR'2BA lmilaculate
home, all appl:c convey, huge lot, 2 ciar
yagc, uhin warrant. S221l,901 RI MLS 33669


ATL BCH HOME $209,900UU
FSBO. 618-1 Dutton Island Dr. West.,
3BR/1.5BA. New A/C, roof, windows,
doors, and appliances. By appointment
only. Call David (904)247-0665 (home),
(904)704-2337 (cell).


NEPTUNE BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1866sqft,
brick home, completely remodeled; lot
size 110'x120'; 7 blocks to ocean,
$405,000, 982-9968.

ISLE OF Palms, gorgeous 3/2, new paint
inside & out, fixtures, carpet, windows,
landscaping, sprinkler system, A/C & roof.
$219,900. Tim 509-9071.


Impeccable main. 3/2,"2 w!office. Large eat-in kitch. flowing to
open and spacious tam room hosting fr. doors thai lead to a large.
private. preserve setting Plant. shutters, cus--
(om paint. like ne,\ condn. ihrm-out' | .

Call Kelly Hobbs
@ 993-3803 or 425-2-154. code 5024!


RESOR-LJFESIVLE F ISA BE4CH!

MIS#353435AcrossfromSerenataBeachClub second fir unit. Enjoy sunsets on the marsh!
this3rdtfloor3BR/3BApenthouseunithasupgrades $172,450241-2417
galore, whirlpool tub, granite, nichol fixtures, tile,
gas FP w/grill & more! Great sunset, ocean views ENIOYIIFE ON THE LAKE!
& Serenata amenities! $749,000285-1800 MLS#3486483bedroom, 2bathhomehasplenty
OCFANFRONT CHR of windows, abundant kitchen storage, walk-in
PONIE VEDRA WOW closets, custom built bookcase in family room, &
MLS# 348198 Totally renovated & furnished 2-car garage. Enclosed patio great for enjoying
4BR/4BAw/coveredlanai, originalmagnoliafloors, the water views. $350,000 241-2417
cypress beams in gourmet kitchen, spacious 2nd fir E LEN DESIGN HOME
mstrte w/oceanfroent balcony, fabulousBA, team285-1800 MLS# 348851 3BR/2.5BA + bonus rm. 18 ft
shower & much more $6,500,000 285-1800 soaring ceilings, 2-story brick fireplace, tropical
0CEANFRON A CONDO- PONE VEDRA yard. $324,000 241-2417
MLS# 347624 Immaculate one-owner, 3000 SaF Ta EIncIe io t for e in
3BR/3.5BA + library w/large scrnd lanai GRE4TBEGINNINGS INI IN &BEAR!
overlooking the resort-style community pool & MLS# 3448164bedroom/2.5 bath home features
ocean views & located on top floor of the Hallmark soaring ceilings, crown molding, paverdriveway,
in Sawgrass Beach Club. $2,195,000 285-1800 open floorplan, and corian counters. $449,000
NEW MARINA COMMUNITY ON THE ICW 241-2417
MLS# 327078 Luxurious waterfront living! Your UNCOVERED IREASURES!
boat slip is steps from your door & the ocean is MLS# 347242 5BR/4BA home custom built by
minutes away! 4-story 3BR/2.5BA, 3000 SF, North Florida Builders. On conservation lot, 18"
town home w/4th fir covered roof top terrace, designer tile, custom wood plantation shutters,
concrete 25block0w/tile roof, many upgrades granite counters in kitch and all bthnns, crown
$ rE20 AT 5 NV00 E0 IN molding, Gary Alan designed landscaping,
GREAT INVESTAMEN CIN screened patio, brick paver porch in backyard,
NEPTUNE BEACH REDUCED b a vrr
MLS# 333229 4-plex, 2 blocks to beach & brick paver driveway and 3 car garage. $689,900
excellent condition! Two IBR/lBA units, I w/FP, 2412417
one 2BR/1BA + FP, one 3BR/3BA + FP unit, lap PABLO BAY BEAUTY
pool & spa, hardwood & tile firs, I-car garage & 4 M[S#3410054BR/2BAonpreservelot. Corian
parking spaces. $920,000 285-1800 counters w/stained maplewood cabinets 'in kitch
PERFECT HOME IN DOLPHIN COVE! & master. Granite top island w/built-in wine rack.
MLS# 333525 Completely updated & Prewired for speakers thin-out, built-in window
meticulously maintained 3BR/2BA home, formal seat in master, designer paint colors, crown
LR & DR, kitchen w/adjacent FR, tile floors & molding&3panelpocketslidingglassdoorsopen
2-car garage. $329,000 285-1800 to screened patio w/preserve views. $449,000
PONTE VEDRA CONDO 241-2417
MLS# 273074 Close to beach, shopping & OCEANSIDE932
schools! Newly renovated 2BR/2BA w/garage, OCE, IDE 032
2nd floor unit w/ FP, appliances included lake Enjoy beach living w/luxury & style. Amenities
views, gated community w/ pool, fitness center, incl pool, spa, gated entry, elevator & garage. Steps
theatre room, tennis courts & fully equipped to the ocean! Units available from $749,900 to
kitchen. $204,900 285-1800 $1,050,000 241-2417
PONIE VEDRA BEACH OCFANFRONTLUXURY
MLS# 289342 Brick 2-sty 5BR/3BA home east MLS 348068 8th flr condo w/great views from
of AIA! Approx 4400 SF, many upgrades & wraparound balcony. Surround yourself w/
amenities, gourmet kitchen w/48 inch gas range, luxurious finishes, hardwood/marble firs, granite
subzero refrigerator, master w/over 1000 SF, 6' counters, silhouette blinds & more! $815,000.
whirlpool tub, 32 x 15' pool & short walk to beach. 241-2417
Owner/Agent. $1,175,000 285-1800 24-24l
QUEENS HARBOUR GOLF VIEWS O A NT CONDO
MLS#316793Charming&beautifullymaintained MLS 325283 2 bedroom/2 bath. Entirely
homeoffersgolftoharborviewsatexceptionalprice, furnished. New kitchen cabinets & granite
open flr plan 4BR/3BA w/large bonus & spacious countertops, tile throughout. $473,900 241-2417
scmd lanai on lovely wooded lot w/room for a pool. OCEANFRONT & UNIQUE!
$635,000 285-1800 MLS 316400 Brazilian teak firs, custom fabric
I1FTON COVE W/ WATER-TO1IOLF drapes, oversized garage, awesome views from
VIEWS! REDUCED! the kit, LR, MBR and balcony move in ready!
MLS# 331646 Light & bright 2BR/2.5BA Plus a custom designed 95 gal aquarium.
2-story condo, fully furnished & fully equipped $79000 241-2417
kitchen, new windows, sliders, HVAC unit, roof
& exterior renovations, built-in wine cooler, FL OCEANFRONf HIDEAWAY!
room, community & club amenities. $359,900 MLS 320031 Unique north end unit with
285-1800 spectacular views and custom gounnet kitchen.
JAX BEACH CONDO 4 bedroom/3.5 bath with distressed wide plank
MLS# 343507 2BR/2BA condo w/ screened wood flooring throughout. $1,425,000
balcony, lake & fountain views, all appliances 241-2417
convey including washer & dryer, tile floors & 3/2 FABULOUS CONDO!
berber carpeting, community amenities include MLS 303970 Completely remodeled. All
pool, hot tub, clubhouse, tennis courts, exercise
room & noure. $224,900 285-1800 stainless steel app, travertine flirs/showers, wetbar,
PEIR POINT CONDO INJAX BEACHI granite countertops. $499,999 241-2417
MLS# 351964 Great location in the heart of Jax END UNIT OCEANFRONT1
Beach surmunded by shops, restaurants, galleries, MIS 326476 Luxury SE exposure 3/3 condo-
the beach & Jax Pier, 3BR/2BA, 4th flr unit Oceania. Expansive ocean views. Inmac, like
condominium amenities are resort-style pool, new, repainted, upgraded & neutral. Spac balcony,
cabana, ftiness cntr undergroung parking & more! 2 gar sp & storage, pool/hot tub, exc mr. $899,000
$604,000285-1800 241-2417


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March 2, 2007


FSBO- OPEN House, Sunday 3/4, 2-5,
Plantation Oaks, 609 Brookwood Ct.,
Ponte Vedra. 5/5+ Ig bonus & office, cul-
de-sac, hardwood floors, 3 car gar., on na-
ture preserve. $959,000. 280-1714.

Cattar Realty, Inc.

M Home Is Where
SThe V Heart Is

NEW LISTING:
Ponte Vedra Seaside
Adorable & Affordable! Tastefully
decorated, 3/2 over 1700 sqft.
Vaulted ceilings. BRIGHT! Large
kitchen with oak cabinets, tile floor.
Brick fireplace. Florida room, deck
& incredible back yard! Community
pool facilities. Bike to the beach!
$345K Priced to sell quickly!
Cattar Realty, Inc.
V 270-0015 or
613-9343 V
**Buy Sell Build Invest....
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2-story estate home, 3654 sf,
5/3.5, intercom, central vac,
2 surround sound syst, pool
many upgrades. $655,000





$799K to 3.2 mil WCI/Costa
Verano Condo pool, sauna,
theater, hot tub, social rm. Best
in ocean front living.

l DAVID KUO
955-0776
REALTY
EXECUTIVES OF
PONTE VEDRA


a
2BR/ 2.5BA condo completely renovated.
Lg screened patio, frplc., tile floors in com-
mon areas & bathrooms, granite counter-
tops in kitchen & baths. Pool, tennis & rac-
quetball courts. $210,000. 241-2054.
PRICE REDUCED 100K MiraVista in-
vestor liquidation, 2674sf. w/garage on
marina. Value $799K. Sell $699K. 40' slip
additional $159K. (904)463-2845. Only
Buyers/ Investors. No Brokers please.
OCEANFRONT ACQUILUS II.
3BR/3.5BA, 2525sf, end unit plus private
garage. Brand new! Call Renee L. Baron,
Inc. at (904)242-2821.
BEST PRICE
New Costa Verona oceanfront. Lowest
price for 2600sf., 3BR/3.5BA, den, pent-
house floor. $1,299,000. (904)716-8455.
FSBO, 3BR 2BA condo @ Jardin "De Mer.
Upgrades incl. hardwood floors, lighting &
decorator touches. Priced under market
@ $245,000. No realtors. 247-5592 or
703-0986.
THE PALMS- Gorgeous 1/1, many up-
grades. See: buyowner.com ad JAX8848
156,900. 535-6804.
550FSQFT, 14TH Ave. No. & 2nd St. A
must see. $155,900, 477-4640.
FSBO, INVESTOR'S Dream, 2BR/2BA,
S Jax Bch, Tenant occupied. Priced to
sell. $182k. (904)382-6145.
OPEN HOUSE
Sat., 3/2 11am-3pm, 1863 2nd St. So.
3BR/2.5BA townhouse. No HOA.
$474,900, Vanguard GMAC Realty,
Katalin Goodwin, 230-8295.
DRASTIC REDUCTION, $219,900. Lovely
3/2, 1500sqft, 1 car garage, 18" diagonal
tile, all appliances including W/D, many
more upgrades. Compare at $259,900
elsewhere. Keller Williams Reality Jack-
sonville, (904)233-1341.
PVB, 2/2, Come See New Spa! Complete-
ly renovated. A/V room, concierge, pools,
tennis, ride to beach, on golf course
$219K, Tom 465-2020.
PONTE VEDRA stunning 2/2 w/ loft & ga-
rage. Gated w/ amenities galore. Great lo-
cation. $284,900. Call Kelly 993-3803.
FSBO 1 block to beach in S. Jax Beach.
2/2 New condo, granite, SS appliances,
tile throughout, custom upgrades, 2nd
floor pool view, bright/ sunny. $421,000.
Michael 241-5564.
OCEANFRONT $297,000
Thousands below market! 1.BR/1 BA, awe-
some view! Fully furnished or unfurnished.
Oceanfront pool. Weekday rental permit-
ted. Low maintenance fee. 413 S. 1st St.,
Unit 302, Beachcomber. Must sell! 241-
0267 anytime.
OPEN HOUSE
SAT & SUN 10AM- 2PM
MOTIVATED SELLER! Bring all offers!
Jacksonville Beach, Condominium.
3BR/2BA, 1413sf. $239,900. The Palms,
just off Marsh Landing Parkway. Call Me-
lissa Riley, Vanguard Realty 859-5997.
BELLAZA CONDOS, 2BR/2BA in Ponte
Vedra. (904)803-6829 for appointment
Fri., & Sat., 420 Timberwalk, Unit 1233.
ATLANTIC BEACH OCEANFRONT
Rare find in this prime location. Spacious,
3BR/2BA. Recently remodeled kitchen,
beachside covered porch, pool and private
pier. $759,500. Dunson Real Estate, Inc.
Realtor (904)247-5153.


Classified 2


1326 South Third Street, Jackonville Beach (904) 249-8261 -








March 2, 2007


Classified 3


The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


JAX BCH, VALENCIA BY OWNER new PVB/ BELLEZA, REDUCED!1BR/1BA
luxury 2/2 condo, avail spring, below mar- w/new appliances, tile floors, gorgeous
ket at $363,000, OBO, motivated, view, excellent amenities. $140,000.
val.gall @yahoo.com (904)708-3809.
Condom nium



New and Ready for Move-IN. Loaded % ith Amenities.
5 Minutes from the Beaches. 3/2.5 and Garage-1520
heated sf. No Cising Csts % itlI Apprvd Lender.

from the $190s
Cathv Sturms
VIP Realty 962-6190


"May I take you to the
Golf course or to the Beach"?

Comrplimentary shuttles to the beach or golf! 2/2 v\ ith vaulted
ceilings. fireplace. Gated. east of Al A. pools, tennis, the life
ot luxun' tor under $300K! .____.....


SBeach Living at It's Best!


OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-3PM
2BR/2BA w/attached garage 4 blocks to the ocean in
south Jax Beach. Vaulted ceiling, sun room, light & bright.
fenced back yard, all appl. stay. Move in ready.
$269,900. 416 Upper 36th Ave. SO. Dir: JTB to north
on AlA, left at light at 36th Ave. So., right at stop sign.


Enjoy being close to the sand Er surf?- 2BR/2BA
AB condo is only 1/2 block to ocean w/pool. Renovated
kitchen & baths, FP, peek of ocean from bedroom,
water/sewer included in mo. fee. $294,900

Want to create your own thing?- 50'x120'
cul-de-sac lot in south Jax Beach with utilities to lot. Near
new park, water view, trees, easy access to JTB, short
bike ride to beach, shopping & dining. $275,000

Need quiet relaxation? 3BR/2BA JB condo
w/garage. Large scr. balcony overlooking woods & water.
All appliances incl. washer/dryer, gated. Clubhouse
w/pool, fitness center, boat/RV parking. $235,000

EAST OF A1A!- 2 blocks to beach! 3BR/2BA home in
south Jax Beach w/attached 2 car garage, renovated
w/new kitchen, updated electrical & plumbing, wood
floors, gutters, irrigation. $679,000

Brand new Er East of AA!- 3BR/2BA condo in south
Jax Beach w/granite & tile, 1400+ sq.ft., 1 block to beach,
across street from local shopping/dining hub. New
clubhouse, pool, fitness center. $539,900 .
Let us know how we can help you!


Sherri Beno Realtor' -
904-651-1830 .
Lisa DiStefano Realtor ,
9o4-514-3167







aTHE CONDO.

CONNECTION

TOWNHOMES, LOFTS, CONDOS, & HOMES

At The Beach
OCEANS EDGE 1 block to the beach, 1 block
to shopping. 2/2 new condo, granite, tile, concrete
block. Clubhouse w/infinity pool. Bldg C #32.
$418,800. Reduced to sell! MLS# 307553

VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING 3/2 for the price of
a 2/2. Wooded views from huge lanai. Tile, carpet,
gated, .garage, pool. REDUCED $219.900 1 & 2
BEDROOMS AVAILABLE. MLS# 328788

VILLAS AT MARSH LANDING: "NEW LISTING!"
Marsh views from HUGE lanai. 1 bedroom unit in
beautiful gated beach community. GARAGE incl..pool,
clubhouse, fitness. MLS# 354296 $149,900

THE COLONY WALK to the BEACH. 2 bedroom.
Beautiful gr floor w/wooded views. Wood floors, tile,
fireplace, crown moulding. GARAGE. MLS# 326635
$224,000 REDUCED OBO

On The Southside
STONEBRIDGE LARGEST 3bdrm with 2 master
suites. 1408 SF, tile, screened lanai, roomy & bright.
CARPORT. MLS# 327334 $164,800.

STONEBRIDGE CARPORT with condo, 3/2 top floor,
no one above end unit. New carpet, fresh paint, ready
for move in. A+ cond. Gated community. MLS#300731
$155,000 REDUCED!

TALK TO THE TWINS


Diane
Barr
234-9997


Donna
Sandiford
386-5800



j=DTONDO

CONNECTION


SOUTHSIDE/ BAYMEADOWS condo,
$185,000. 2 master suites, lots of up-
grades incl. surround sound. Close to
clubhouse & pool w/ indoor basketball
court. Rented w/ 11mos left on lease.
Great investment. Call Judy 220-0088.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2/2, updated,
$269,000, Seaplace, unit 61, (904)461-
1906, (786)246-2143.
OCEANFRONT, OCEAN 14, 3BR end
unit, 1854sf. $660,000; 2BR, 1154sf.
$450,000. (904)434-9354.





Waterfront community condos
MLS 325842, 350742, 353572 all priced at $129,900
(3) 2B/2B's 1130 SF MLS 351993, 339455,347612
Priced from $106,900 to $119,900
To view new construction studio condos
from $59,900. Call for appointment
(3 ) 2 1 /2 13 w /d-


OCEAN FRONT, 2/2, consider lease op-
tion, pool, exercise room, $474,900. Own-
er/ Agent, 463-7343.
NEPTUNE BCH Duplex- East of 3rd,
3BR/2.5BA. Excellent condition, ready to
move In. $395K, furnished. FSBO.
223B South Street. Call for appt.
(904)246-8672


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1328 THIRD STREET NORTH
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL 32250
PHONE: 904-247-7414 FAX: 904-247-7475
www.alaloans.com


Final Phase 1 Summer House
1/1 Cottage in PVB!
Seller offering $4K in Buyers' Closing Costs & 2 Years HOA!
PVB Lakefront, Single level home w/ vaulted ceilings.
Fireplace, Tiled Screened Porch w/ storage. 24 hr sentry
on gated entrance east of Al A. Amentiies!
MLS #304588. $229,g00.
Please call
Jim Holsenbeck at
349-4072





Enjoy Upscale living in this 3/2 2nd flr. end unit. Upgrades
incl. Gourmet kitchen & baths w/granite & all stainless appli-
ances, tile,floors and a fireplace.Watch the sunset on the
lanai. Prvt. entr., 2 pools, clubhouse, more.
Can be leased. $229,900.

Call Jan Fowler
904-294-4766


PIP- ~ I~ D


Amazing "NEW" Oceanside Condo w/beautiful ocean
views from all rooms. 3/3.5, 2400+ s.f., 5th floor comer
unit w/east & west balconies. SS apple, granite kitchen
& baths, fireplace, wet bar, pre-wired surround sound
&' plasma TV. fu 11 size laundry w/W&D, pool, jacuzzi,
tinder building parking.
$899,900


CALL LORI SMITH
AT WATSON REALTY
(904) 504-6768


MCGUIRE MORTGAGE
We do what they do only better! Steve
McGuire 246-9915.

MARSHFRONT NB, awesome sunsets,
4BR 2BA cool house. $579,000. Steve
McGuire 246-9915.
GOLFAIR #62, single wide, remodeled
bathroom, (904)372-4105


OLD ATLANTIC Bch, 1 BR Apt, private
parking & yard, 1-1/2 blocks to ocean. 1 yr
lease, 1 month deposit + 1st month rent to
move-in. $800/mo., no pets, 350 4th St.
Available 4/1. 246-5137.
AB, 178 11th Street. New Kitchen, car-
pet, paint. WDHU, 3BR/1BA. $1450/mo.
(904)241-8973 or (904)614-5298.
2BR/1BA DEERFIELD Lakes Condomini-
ums. 791 Assisi Lane, Unit 2202. $650/mo
+ $700 deposit. 866-606-8443.
2BR 1BA upstairs apt., CH/A, frplc., Ig
deck w/ yard, hardwood floors, W/D, re-
cently remodeled. 1/2 block to ocean.
Non-smoker. No pets. $1500/mo. incl. until.
w/ year lease. 673-6487.
WALK/ BIKE TO BEACH
ATL BCH duplex. 2BR/1BA, quiet neigh-
borhood w/lots of amenities. Reduced,
$950/mo. +$650/dep. Year's lease with
credit approval. No pets. 249-2310.
NEPTUNE, GORGEOUS duplex, 3/2,
1.5 blks to ocean, garage, cathedral ceil-
ings, frplc., $1550/mo. Will sell for
$699,000. (904)993-9191.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/1BA, 1 block to beach.
Pets welcome. $900/mo. 242-9195.
1ST MONTH FREE
S. Jax Bch/ PVB Townhome- JTB & AlA,
2BR/2BA, $1200/mo., tennis & pool, nice
yard. Available March 20th. 904-229-
9118.
1BR/1BA, 2 blocks from beach, $825/mo.;
3BR/1BA, 8 blocks from beach,
$1300/mo., Lewis Realty, (904)291-7229.
NB, 1408 1st St., Unique 2BR/1BA, dining
room. $1000/mo. 249-4668.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2BA, 3 blocks to
ocean, 2 blocks to town center. Fireplace,
W/D. $1075/mo. (904)742-6423.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA apartment
available now. $950/mo. (904)338-2345.
PVB/ SAWGRASS. Adorable, 3BR/2BA,
in beautiful gated community at TPC.
Community pool, large den w/fireplace.
2 car garage, large screened-in porch.
$1295/mo. +deposit. 616-2429.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome,
2BR/2BA, bonus room, covered patio,
CH&A, WDHU. 1243 Mayport Landing Dr.
$790/mo, $700 deposit. 280-2728. leave
message.
JAX BEACH, 2/1/.5, TH, partial ocean
view, covered parking, $1275/mo. Jack-
sonville Homefinders, 536-2349. ,


2BR/1BA APARTMENT, 323 10th St. S.,
Jax Bch. Newly remodeled. No pets.
Credit check. $800/mo. 226-9829.
BRAND NEW 3BR/ 2.5BA townhouse w/
garage. Near Penman & Beach Blvd.
1,500/mo., $1,000 sec. deposit. Will con-
sider lease/ purchase. (904)616-5377.
1.5 BLOCKS to ocean, 1st Ave. S. 1BR &
2BR, CH&A, no pets, $725/mo. to
$875/mo. 891-0606.
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HUGE 2 BR townhouse, Mayport. No
pets. $760/mo. Leave message 241-6232,
994-5793.
NEPTUNE BEACH, quiet 2BR/2BA ocean
view, LR, DR, sunroom, porches, beach
side of 1st St. Available 4/1. $1200/mo
+utilities. Deposit and credit check. No
pets, No smoking, 404-819-7955.
JAX BEACH. Oceanview. Renovated.
Hardwood floors, Dishwasher, CH&A.
1BH 1BA ''. in.- 5100s Iono.:.
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OCEANSIDE CONDO- Like new, 2BR
2BA oceanview, just a block to beach!
W/D & more! $1200/mo., All South Realty,
241-4141.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
247-1417.


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ATLANTIC BEACH small ocean front 1BR
garage apartment, Available 3/2.
398-5020.
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE, fenced yard,
WDHU, dishwasher, 639 6th Ave. So. JB
$900/mo. + $700 deposit 662-5677.
NEPTUNE BEACH, beautiful 1BR/1BA
apt. in new home. First house behind
ocean front at beach access, 4 blocks to
Town Center. Tile floors, security system,
new appliances, private gated courtyard.
No pets. $1100/mo. 249-8849.
OCEANFRONT, S. Jax Bch, .3/2 furnish-
ed, $1700/mo. 743-6423.
NEAR PONTE Vedra, 1 block beach. Best
area, quiet, safe, residential neighbor-
hood. 2BR/1BA lower duplex. New paint,
CH&A, W/D included. No smoking. Small
pet considered. $950/mo., lease deposit.
993-1118.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to' ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
3BR/2BA doublewide, lot 158 Admiral's
Walk. Possible rent to own. 2268 Mayport
Rd. $800/mo. $600/dep. Call Doug
571-5083.
JAX BEACH- 2BR/1BA, brick duplex apt.!
7 biks to beach! $775/mo. All South Real-
ty, 241-4141.
JAX BEACH, modern 2/2, 1 block to
ocean. Hardwood floors, W/D included.
Available 3/1, $1100/mo., 392-8350.
ATLANTIC BEACH: 287 Ahern St.,
$800/mo., 2 blocks to ocean, across from
Town Center; 2BR/1BA, CH&A, hardwood
floors, tile bath. No pets. $800 deposit,
water, garbage & sewer included in rent.
Looking for quiet tenant w/daytime sched-
ule. 242-9982.
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A; WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-7368, 733-3730.
NEPTUNE BCH 2/2 Townhouse, fire-
place, fenced back yard, garage, WDHU,
$1200/mo., $1200 deposit. 571-5517.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED, 3BR/2BA
condo. $1850/mo. All South Realty, 241-
4141.
JAX BEACH 1BR/1BA, 4 blocks to beach,
1217 4th St. N.. Available Mar.lst.
$695/mo., references, background check.
(904)318-2121.
BEACHFRONT 1BR/ 1BA, 108 Orange
St, Nep Bch, downstairs, $1050/mo. incl.
util. (661)803-6275.
NEPTUNE BEACH,. 1.5 blocks ocean,
2BR/1BA +office, porch, 1092sqft, dish-
washer, $1025/mo., $875 deposit. No
dogs. 246-8220.
OCEAN VIEWS
1 BR w/separate dining room, wood floors
throughout, laundry room, private parking,.
large deck w/great ocean views, one block
from beach. Wave Crest, 120 Fourth Ave-
nue North. $900/mo. 993-2555
www.BeachesApartments.com
PONTE VEDRA- 2BR/2BA patio home!
Club pool, tennis & more! $1200/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, clean
and new inside, balcony, 2BR, WDHU,
great parking. $995/mo. 280-2805. -
NEW EFFICIENCY Apartment. Steps to
Ocean. No pets. $650/mo incl. utilities.
685-2732.

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Washer/Dryer Connections
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Unfurnished Homes Solano Cay PV Savannah Creek- Kernan 4BR/2BA, gorgeous
Serena Point JB 3BR/3BA, new top floor Two story, two car garage, coming. pool. home, open floor plan, fenced backyard, wood
condo, direct oceanfront views, amenities, 3BR/2.5BA, tile floors. $1350/mo. deck. $1300/mo.
' garage. $3000/mo. 3BR/2.5BA, 1710sqft, screened porch. $1600/mo. Danforth Hodges 4BR/2BA, open floor plan,
. Sawmill Lakes PV 4BR/3BA, home has The Fountains PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse private backyard, 2 car garage, 2374 sqft, wood ,
w covered lanai, lake views, private corner lot, w/wood floors,new carpet, enclosed tiled floors. $1800/mo.
2 car garage. $2200/mo. porch, lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. Windsor Parke Hodges 3BR/2.5BA, two story
430 9th Avenue N. JB 3BR/2.5BA, two Intracoastal West home w/deck, fireplace, enclosed porch, fenced
story home w/pool, fenced yard, hardwood Bishop's Court Hodges backyard. $1895/mo.
floors, 2 car garage. $2195/mo. 1BR/1BA, ground floor, spacious end unit w/ Unfurnished Condos
38 17tti Street AB 3BR/2.5BA, steps to views, all appliances, amenities. $850/mo. Summer House PV 1BR/1BA. ground floor
ocean, newly renovated, 3 story townhouse Overlook Southside end unit, close to shopping, schools, beach. $725/
w/garage, wood floors, balconies. $1900/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/new carpet & paint, mo.
2212 S. Ocean Drive JB 3BR/3BA, 3 story upgrades, amenities. $975/mo. Palms at Marsh Landing JB
townhouse, 1 car garage, wood decks w/ocean Lakecrest Baymeadows 2BR/2BA, ground Screened porch, tile floors, amenities.
views. $1795/mo. floor w/attacfied garage, screened porch, 1BR/1BA. 3rd floor with garage. $850/mo.. A-
a Fiddlers Marsh PV 3BR/2BA, home on private views. $995/mo. 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, vaulted
t lake w/screened porch, east of A1A, vaulted Avanti Kernan 2BR/2BA, ground floor ceilings. $1050/mo. I
ceilings, 2 car garage. $1750/mo. condo, upgraded, screened porch, w/private 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/garage. $1100/mo.
132 11th Ave S. JB 3BR/3.5BA, spacious 3 water views. $1000/mo. Grand Cay Villas PV 2BR/2BA, 3rd floor
story townhouse w/many balconies, garage. Wolf Creek Hodges 3BR/2BA,ground floor w/cathedral ceilings, screened porch, great
$1650/mo. w/lake views, screen porch, elevator, amenities. $1000/mo.
342 19th St. AB 3BR/2BA, remodeled amenities. $1100/mo. Ocean Links PV
p home w/private courtyard, wak to ocean, Point Meadows Place Gate Pkwy 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/fireplace, screened
garage. $ 600/mo. 3BR/2BA. Newer top floor condos, porch, porch, amenities. $1100/mo
2033 Sandpiper Pt. NB 3BR/2BA, home elevator, preserve views, amenities, carport. Villas at Marsh Landing JB
has screened lanai, deck, new carpet & paint, $1100/mo Screened porch, amenities.
2 car garage. $1550/mo. IL Villagio Southside 2BR/2.5BA two story 2BR/2BA, 1st floor w/garage. $1100/mo.
Oakbreeze Cove JB 3BR/2BA, home has condo w/upgrades throughout, screened porch, 3BR/2BA, 1st floor, end unit, $1200/mo.
large fenced yard, open floor plan, two car amenities. $1100/mo.
garage. $1500/mo. Brightwater Gate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end REIMAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE
Ponte Vedra Landing PV 3BR/2BA, home unit townhouse, screened porch, attached Shannon Smith
w/open floor plan, 2 car garage, tile, new garage, club pool. $1200/mo.
carpet, fenced backyard. $1400 mo. (904) 285-5640
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WOLF CREEK, ICW, beautiful, newer
townhome, 3BR/2.5BA, garage, 1700sf,
club pool, W/D, Chets Creek/ Kernan
schools $1295/mo. Possible lease pur-
chase. First Trust Realty (904)994-3608.
PVB. NEW 2BR/2BA, appliances, fire-
place, on golf course. $1175/mo.
864-2440.
OCEANSIDE, NEW 3BR/2BA oceanview
condo! Just steps to ocean! $1950/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH DUPLEX BY DUT-
TON ISLAND PRESERVE. 3BR/2BA.
Spacious, 1500sf. Built 2003, New carpet
& tile. CH&A, W/D. Easy bike to beach
down Plaza Dr. $925/mo. (904)610-2743.


NEWLY REMODELED Duplex,
2BR/2.5BA, Jax Beach, no pets, no smok-
ing. $1050/mo. +deposit. 220-5797.
BEACHES/ PVB 1, 2, & 3BR condos &
houses with ocean views, from $750/mo.,
233-4545.

BEACHES
1.5 blocks to ocean, studio, 1 & 2BR apts.
Pool & laundry room, $550 & up.
241-2781 or 237-0552.
NEPTUNE BCH, charming 2BR 1BA apt,
1 block from beach storage & laundry
hook up, wood floors, new appliances &
A/C. $975/mo. Call Rick 891-2345.


1 1/2BLOCKS t Ocean, 1stAve. South, JARDIN DE MER, 3BR/2BA, garage.
1BR/1 BA. $685/mo (904)891-0606. $1350/mo. Avail. 3/15/07. 770-429-9331.


JAX BEACH, three blocks to ocean,
1 BR/1 BA, year lease. NO pets, WDHU, in-
cludes utilities, $850/mo., $850 sec. dep.,
332 No. 14th Ave. Call 246-8970 or 591-
1218.
1/1 BRAND NEW Townhome, corner on
golf course. 5 star amenities, beach ac-
cess in Summerhouse. $900/mo. water in-
cluded. 1 mo. free. (561)629-6158.


NEPTUNE BEACH, one bedroom apt.
CH&A, tile floors, carport. 1 1/2 blocks to
ocean. $850. 246-3739.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome,
2BR/2BA, fenced yard. 2908 Bayshores
Drive. $825/mo. 280-2728 Iv. msg.
JAX BEACH, 2BR townhouse near ocean,
new carpet, WDHU. No pets. $950/mo. +
$500 deposit, 246-3130.


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3BR/1BA 2.5 blocks to ocean CH&A,
washer/ dryer $1190/mo 655-5367 or 803-
3099
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
2BR 1BA, WDHU, no smoking, no pets,
$875/mo, $500/dep. 247-1935.
1BR Apartment, 2 blocks from beach
$650/mo. 249-6748.
3BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE end unit fenced
in yard, new A/C, low market value
$173,000. (904)708-6480.
2BR/1.5BA, KITCHEN, Family room,
deck, shed, very clean, Neptune Bch,
close to beach & shopping. No pets.
$900/mo. 874-8635.



ELEGANT 4BR/3.5BA +study! 2car ga-
rage, 3 levels w/elevator. End unit over-
looks pool, direct access to Beach Ave,
Cherry floors, granite, shutters, $3200/mo.
can lease purchase. (904)228-0088
www.61 beach.comrn
JAX BEACH, TWO story traditional in qui-
et family neighborhood, 3BR, hardwood
floors, private yard, two car garage, im-
maculate. $1795/mo. 710-5059.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2 blocks to beach;
3BR/1BA, W/D. No smoking. No dogs.
References & deposit. $1200/mo.,
(904)246-8367.


PONTE VEDRA gated, waterfront comm.
Granite kitchen, huge rooms, 5BR/4BA,
3400sf. Huge 19x19 bonus room w/full
bath. Scenic woods views on cul-de-sac.
Community dock, playground and pool.
$2795/mo. 881-0895.
W. ATLANTIC BEACH Duplex,
2BR/1.5BA, $900/mo. East Coast Realty,
962-7766.
JAX BEACH, Oceanview. Very nice
3BR/1.5BA, CH&A, WDHU, hardwood
floors, fireplace, screened porch, fenced
yard. $1600/mo. 891-0606.
3BR/ 2BA, 2000sf, giant family, Ig sun-
room, laundry room on 1/2 acre at beach.
Completely renovated inside. Incl. lawn
service. Enjoy beach living without being
cramped. Call Cindy at 241-5251.
$1400/mo.
LOVELY 1 BR house on intracoastal
$600/mo + deposit 285-3452. 4
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE, ceramic tile
floors, CH&A, laundry room, patio, fenced
yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets, $1100/deposit,
$1100/mo. 2104 Bay Rd., Nep. Bch.
993-1114 or 270-1284.
ATLANTIC BCH, 3BR 1BA, renovated,
avail, now. $1050/mo., $800/dep. 333-
1115.
JAX BEACH, 3/3/.5 TH, gorgeous up-
grades, flexible lease terms, $2850/mo.
Jacksonville Homefinders, 536-2349.
PVB, 3/2 immaculate home, garage,
fenced back yard, screened porch, water-
front, quiet neighborhood, $1300/mo,
315-6558.


TIFFANY PINES, 3BR/2BA, tile floors, ga- ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, $1050/mo.
rage $1000/mo., 992-2249 or 651-7177. New tile, large yard, 1 car garage,
(904)249-1878.
PONTE VEDRA 3/2/1 lar e fenced ard


No smoking. Pets possible. $1300/mo.
273-5137 or 553-5413.
S. JAX BEACH, 3BR/1BA convenient to
schools & shopping $900/mo., All South
Realty, 241-4141.
4BR/2BA, CLOSE to schools and beach,
1312 14th Ave. No., Jax Beach,
$1250/mo., 535-7220 or 249-1300.
4BR 3BA house, 6 blocks to beach, 3 yrs
old, oversized 2 car gar., $1400/mo. +se-
curity. No pets. Call 241-5251.
NEPTUNE BCH 116 Lora St., large
3BR/2BA, 1/2 block to .ocean. Deck, no
dogs $2500/mo. 463-0222 or 465-2653.
PONTE VEDRA, unfurn. 2/2, fenced yard/
care incl. Lease $1050/mo. buy option.
280-4297.
4BR 3.5BA plus office, WDHU, 2 kitchens,
3800sf. 972 Seabreeze Ave., Jax Bch.
$2500/mo. 465-4470.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse. 369
Aquatic Dr. 3BR/2BA, $1050/mo. plus de-
posit. 962-7412.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, East of AIA. 2/2,
gar., on lagoon, scr. lanai w/ jacuzzi. Avail.
now. $1325/mo. 285-9884.
3BR/ 1.5BA, Ponte Vedra, close to Beach
& JTB, $1200/mo., 294-1114.
FURNISHED BEACH Home for Short
Term Rental. 3/1.5 home in quite area.
Begin May/ June until Sept/ Oct. 1200 sq
ft for $1500/mo, inclds cable, internet and
lawn service. Contact Stephanie 982-1980
or Stephanie 0123@hotmail.com.. Can
send pictures.
ICW 4764 Marsh Hammock Dr. W,
3BR/2BA, large eat in kitchen, new appli-
ances, ceiling fans, 2 car garage,
$1200/mo. Call 704-4003.
3BR/2BA HOME in Neptune Beach,
CH&A, W/D. $1200/mo. 514-1090.
BEAUTIFUL 4/3 home in Pablo Bay, near
JTB & Mayo Clinic. Large deck, play set
and fenced in yard. $2200/mo., 982-8624
Call for appt.


ST. AUGUSTINE, Just remodeled 2 or 3
BR/1BA house, close to downtown &
beaches. $1075/mo. www.rentalhouses.
corn ID FL96231 or 755-4038.
ATLANTIC BCH townhouse, 3.5BR/ 2BA,
everything new, ceramic tile throughout,
marsh view. 2979 Bayshore Dr., Mayport
Landing. Must seel $1100/mo. 465-2163.
PVB 3/2 patio home, lots of extras,
$1250/mo, 318-8644:.
IBIS POINT off San Pablo Rd near Atlan-
tic Blvd. 3/2 w/study & scr. porch, Less
than 3 miles from Mayo and 3 miles from
beach. No smoking, $1395/mo. 6mo. or
1yr. lease. Call 904-613-5958.
PVB/ SAWGRASS. Adorable, 3BR/2BA,
in beautiful gated community at TPC.
Community pool, large den w/fireplace.
2 car garage, large screened-in porch.
$1295/mo. +deposit. 616-2429.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1BA, blocks to
beach, town center, & school. Renovated,
new tile throughout. $1330/mo. Includes
water, garbage, sewage. (904)704-1828
DANFORTH NEIGHBORHOOD, 3695
Eagle Ridge Dr. 4BR/2.5BA, 2000sf.
$1495/mo. 4151 Tradewinds Dr.,
$1495/mo. $1000/dep. 241-RENT or
733-3730.


JAX BEACH, 1BR/1BA very nice condo.
Tiled floors, washer/ dryer, all appliances,
$875/mo. 249-0894.
1 BR/1BA CONDO in The Palms at Marsh
Landing, first floor, newly remodeled. W/D,
refrigerator, gated community, pool, gym,
$900/mo, 339-3500 or 220-6603.
BEACH FRONT
AAAH BEAUTY ocean front luxury 2/2,
$1675/mo., 1-800-758-7658.
EXECUTIVE RENTAL (BEACHES)
Fully furnished, 2BR/2BA, all inclusive
Electric, cable). Short/Long term.
1500/mo. 535-3911.


OCEANFRONT CONDO Jax Beach. 1/1
totally remodeled & absolutely new. New
granite & cabinets in kitchen & bath. New
tile, paint, windows & appliances. Walk-in
custom closet with built-ins. Covered park-
ing. Water included, $1375/mo.,
(904)881-0895.
BRAND NEW, gorgeous condominium,,
3BR/3.5BA, looking over Intracoastal,
Marina San Pablo. (904)955-1357.
MARA VISTA, Atlantic Blvd. on Intracoast-
al Waterway New luxury 3/3, 2100sf con-
do. Kitchen w/granite, stainless steel ap-
pliances & 42" cabinets. Oversized rooms,
large closets, huge screened lanai &
peaceful views. 1st floor w/backyard. All
appliances included. Garage w/storage.
Intracoastal waterfront, gated community
w/pool & fitness center. Minutes to Beach/
Southside for easy commute to work,
malls & restaurants. 40' boat slip availa-
ble. $1695/mo., water included. (904)881-
0895.
OCEANFRONT ACQUILUS II. 3BR/3BA,
2124sf, w/private garage. $3000/mo. Call
Renee L. Baron, Inc. at 242-2821.
PONTE VEDRA Beach South- Ocean
Grande, penthouse condo, 3/3, 2000sqft,
garage, beach club available, 6 mo. mini-
mum, $1995/mo., (904)613-7204.


WAREHOUSE, WORKSHOP, Office
Space starting at $500/mo. 514-1090,
247-5334.

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Warehouse for
lease, 3629sf. Close to marina & inter-
coastal waterway. Office included. Com-
pletely fenced, large parking lot.
(770)929-1721, (678)525-0854.



FREE TO loving home, Jack Russell Ter-
rier, male, all shots, 1.5yrs old, black &
tan. (904)994-0362.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
DOBERMAN MIX female, one year old;
needs lots of love and room to roam. Free
to only a good home, 381-9567.


MIN PIN, 4 mos. old, black & tan,, 1 fe-
male, 2nd set of shots, parents on site,
$400, 993-0990.
YORKIE PUPS AKC, males only. Dam on
premises. born 12/29/06. $700-900
(904)504-4362.


OCEANFRONT FURNISHED 2/2, pool, RED NOSED kick Bulldog, full blooded,
c r$ no papers, male, 4 months old, best cash
consider lease option. $1750/mo. offer Call Michael 381-9567.
463-7343. offer. Call Michael 381-9567.


PONTE VEDRA Summer House.
2BR/2BA; $1050/mo.; 1st mo. $525,
(904)687-9371.
PVB. OCEAN Grove, gated. 2BR/2BA, 1st
floor, resort amenities. (904)273-5195.


JACK RUSSELL, female, 6 months old, all
shots, cute & lovable, $375, 241-0707.
AMERICAN BULLDOG Puppies, 8wks,
beautiful, huge heads. $400 OBO.
(904)483-8345.


BULL DOG & Doberman mix, very playful,
NEW WATERFRONT, West Beaches, healthy, good watchdogs, 6 weeks old and
3/2, $1500/mo., 246-6444. weaned, $150 each, 381-9567.


OCEAN FRONT, 2/2, all tile, granite,
stainless appliances, furnished or unfur-
nished, $1850/mo. Jacksonville Homefind-
ers, 536-2349.


Privately Owned Homes
in Ponte Vedra Beach

Enjoy 'five star' amenities!

9 MONTH 12 MONTH RENTALS

1/1 /l'p $800-$850
I/1 H/fp/screened lanai $950
2/2 w/fp and w/d $950-$1000
2/2 w/fp and screened lanai $1195

New clubhouse, heated pool
& fitness center!
Too much to list..you must visit!
Suncoast Management, LLC
(904) 285-4840




OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
(904)249-8269.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $500 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
S. JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www.rentjacksonvillebeach.com
ATLANTIC BCH, one half block to ocean,
furnished 3BR/ 2BA ground floor, pool,
608-4325.


A1A/JTB NEW 3/2.5 condo. 1868 sf, full
AB, 178 11th Street. New Kitchen, car- amenities, covered parking, walk to shops, BEAUTIFUL 3 BR house, walk to ocean,
pet, paint. WDHU, 3BR/1BA. $1450/mo. dining. $1825/mo. Realtor/ Owner (904)- restaurants. $1750/mo. 993-3226.
(904)241-8973 or (904)614-5298. 307-5688.


FIRST STREET, Neptune Bch, 4BR/3BA,
w/ocean view, no pets. $2000/mo.
(904)534-7464.
JAX BEACH
37 Sandra Drive (corner 23rd- Ave. So.)
3/1-,5-house,-large fenced yard, lawn serv-
ice included, garage, $1250/mo, $700 se-
curity deposit. Broker/ Owner, 249-8766
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, 1212 15th Ave.
No., $1250/mo. 710-2600, 534-3411.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2 w/pool, privacy
fence, pets OK. $1400/mo., 376 Seminole
Rd., 613-6199.
BEAUTIFUL 2300SF, lakefront, 3BR
+den, 2BA home w/.3 car garage in Jack-
sonville Golf and Country Club. $2200/mo.
Will consider rent to own. Also will consid-
er renting fully furnished for extra charge.
Contact 233-0303 for information.
STEPS TO THE OCEAN
BEACH HOUSE, 2BR, clean, bright, hard-
wood floors. Sunroom. CH&A, laundry.
$1275/mo. (904)463-1052.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA, 1400sf;
comer unit; well kept townhouse, W/D,
screened porch faces nature; community
pool, four blocks to beach; $1395/mo.;
241-5221.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/2BA, Florida
Blvd. CH&A, W/D. $925/mo. 514-1090.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 4BR/3BA, completely
remodeled, 6 blocks to beach, near park,
fenced yard, $1350/mo. 247-4527.
PABLO BAY
4 bedroom, 3 baths, 2 car garage, 2800sf,
lake view, vaulted ceilings, f/p; like new,
3 yrs. old; upscale community, 2 pools,
tennis, soccer, clubhouse, family park;
next to Mayo Clinic/ JTB, minutes to
beach, marina, Ponte Vedra, golf. Asking
$2150/mo.; available now (904)349-3434.
JAX BCH, 3/2 w/pool, walk to beach, ex-
cellent condition. Must see!l $1595/mo.
728-7789.

ATLANTIC BEACH
SELVA MARINA
Few blocks to the beach
4/3, 2 car gar., 3000sf, $2550/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH
3/2 duplex, $825/mo.
2/2 Townhome, $725/mo.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
SO. JAX BEACH
2/1 duplex, upper unit $1195/mo
CONSTITUTION COVE
3/2, 1 car gar., 1700sf, $1495/mo.
N. JAX BEACH
2/2 w/ bonus room, 1600sf, Avail 3/10.
$1050/mo.
PONTE VEDRA
THE PALMS
2/2, 1 car gar., $1250/mo.
ICW
COBBLESTONE
4/2, 2 car gar., 1580sf, $1150/mo.
KENSINGTON
3/2, 2 car gar., 1628sf, w/ yard service.
$1250/mo. Avail. 3/25
WATERLEAF
4/2, 2 car gar., 2000sf, $1395/mo.
Avail. 3/15.
BISHOPS COURT
1/1 condo, $895/mo.
ASHLEY WOODS
4/3, avail. 3/10, $1450/mo.
HAWKINS COVE
4/2, $1395/mo., avail 4/1.
WYNNFIELD LAKES
4/2, $1595/mo.
DRAYTON PLACE
4/2, 2 car gar., W/D, w/ yard service
$1395/mo.
SUTTON LAKES
4/2.5, avail. 3/1, $1595/mo.
KERNAN FOREST
3/2.5, 1 car gar., $1025/mo.
2/2, $950/mo.
SOUTHSIDE
SUMMER TREE
3/2, 2 car gar., $950/mo.
ARLINGTON
ARLINGWOOD
4/2, 2 car gar., $1300/mo.
MERRILL PINES
3/2, W/D, $1050/mo.
SOUTHLAND- OFF UNIVERSITY
3/2 house, $995/mo.
NORTH JACKSONVILLE
Nine 3 & 4 bedroom houses
Priced from $1195/mo & up.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.


2/1, PVB; Immaculate w/upgrades
throughout. Include. gar., pool, spa, gym.
$1200/month. Avail. Flexible. 424-7396.
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA, Atlantic Blvd @
the Intracoastal Watervway 3 -4BR. 3 ,BA
approximately 2700sf. wmr,ann ., w 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.
PVB NORTH, 2BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
lake front, screened lanai, fireplace, W/D,
DW, pool, tennis courts, close to JTB.
$1100/mo +$1100/deposit. 904-563-1516.
ATLANTIC BCH- 2BR/2BA, 1 block from
ocean, $1100/mo, 221-4696.
PVB WALK/ bike beach. Large 2BR/2BA
w/garage, FP & W/D. Excellent.
$1125/mo. (904)635-6375.
PVB. 2BR/2BA, w/fireplace, new applian-
ces, washer/dryer, many amenities.
$950/mo. 472-0914.
OCEAN FRONT, 2BR/2BA, unfurnished.
No pets.1 year lease. Available 3/1,
$1500/mo., 241-0493.
PONTE VEDRA- Grand Cay 2/2 1st floor.
No stairs, new carpet/ tile, gated,
$1085/mo. (904)994-2825.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, Colony,
2BR/2BA, garage, W/D, 2nd floor, walk to
beach. $1000/mo. (520)245-3365,
(904)333-2323.


ROOMMATE WANTED, Kernan/ Beach
area. 2BR/2BA from 3/1/07 thru 8/31/07.
Fully furnished, W/D, cable, all amenities.
$606/mod allt Utilife .- in. ,. i j .-. ,.- p..i ii..
Contact Brian at .;"-,.i- .: ...
JAX BEACH. Teriffic 3BR/2BA spacious
home. Near Ocean. $600/mo. 247-8913.
NON-DRAMATIC, CLEAN living? Seeking
responsible, respectable roommate
$425/mo. includes utilities, 333-2624.
JAX BEACH, Seeking Roommate.
$400/mo. +1/3 utilities. Call 588-5684.
N. ATLANTIC Beach/ Spectacular Ocean-
front, THE BLUFFS. SHARE huge 2500sf
luxurious tri-level home. Furnished,
3decks, private garden & entries, garage
prkg. Huge pool, wooded & secluded .
$1050/mo incl. private Id. tel., until cable,
wireless networking. 12 mos lease. Will
consider short term @incr. rent. Avail.
April, 716-4232.
FEMALE ROOMATE to share 3 bedroom
condo in South Jacksonville Beach.
Gated community, marshview, fireplace, 2
pools, clubhouse. No criminal background.
$750/mo. (904)514-5684.
SENIOR LADY has apartment to share at
Beach Blvd. & 9A, $450/mo. +half utilities;
2BR/2BA, W/D, cable, Net, & phone. Call
338-2039.
LARGE FURNISHED master Bedroom.
Neptune Beach, private bath. Non-smok-
er $5R75/mon 403-5734


OCEANFRONT, 2BR/2BA, 601 S. 1st St., -- ......
6th floor, furnished/ unfurnished. Available SEEKING ROOMMATE, Ponte Vedra
immediately. 465-4101. area. $575/mo. Deposit negotiable. non-
GRAND CAY, 2/2, gated, amenities, view, smoker. 704-0598.
hardwood, new carpet, gar. avail.,
$1000/mo. sandysoul@earthfflink.net or -
(904)534-1045. .
ATI L O M:A UUII W/U1LI Ufifit bi- i-1-1-U


PONTE VEDRA. Walk To Beach. Furnish-
ed 1BR/1BA, water-to-golf view, pool,
tennis. $1250/mo. includes utilities. 3
month minimum. (904)396-9544 or
(904)608-0962.
2BR/ 2.5BA condo completely renovated.
Lg screened patio, frplc., tile floors In com-
mon areas & bathrooms, granite counter-
tops in kitchen & baths. Pool, tennis & rac-
quetball courts. $1100/mo. 241-2054.
DELIGHTFUL 2BR 1.5BA townhome. At-
tractive decor, frplc., WDHU, playground,
pool. No smoking/ pets. $780/mo., securi-
ty background check. 241-8706.


ATL BEACHm rooUUmI w/bath utilities includ--
ed, washer/ dryer, $550/mo. +deposit.
249-6221, 868-5208.
ROOM for rent in attractive home on wa-
terfront. Close to the beach, all utilities
incl. Avail. March 1st $470/mo. 221-4117.
MIRA VISTA Looking for roommate to
share new condo. Must be clean, neat.
$650/mo.+ 1/3 utilities, & fees, 463-2845.
JB, FURNISHED room, all utilities (cable,
internet, phone). $125/wk. (904)314-7901.

-S5


JAX BEACH, East of 3rd; furnished FULLY BUILT Qut.office spaces on Beach
1BR/1 BA. Pool & free laundry. Small pets Blvd. in Jax Bch. 2 spaces 1350 & 1800sf.
OK. $950/mo. 477-4640. Jonathan 866-6937.


AAAH BEAUTY ocean front luxury 2/2, OFFICE SPACE for lease. Up to 1500sf +
$1675/mo., 1-800-758-7658. garage option. 314 14th Ave. N. Jax
..... ..-- -Beach. Available April 1 st. 904-249-6890.


ITHE PAILMS. Spacious upscale 3BR/2cBA
w/garage $1300/mo. Avail. 3/1. 242-9173.
3/3 NEW luxury oceanfront Costa Verano
Condo. Stone floors, granite counters,
light & airy. Sauna, steam, billiards room,
business center, workout facilities, hot tub
& pool. Owner subsidized. $3999/mo.
273-0125.
VILLAS AT Marsh Landing, 1BR/1BA,
marsh view 2nd floor, garage, $900/mo.
Lease/ purchase option, 536-7733.
PVB/ SAWGRASS TPC 3/2 patio home,
fully remodeled, large deck In back yard.
Pest control and lawn service included.
$1350/mo. 904-962-0197.
SUMMERHOUSE PVB, 2BR/2BA,
1032sf, WDHU, 1 year lease + 1 month
security. Cats OK, $1045/mo. Call Melissa
(858)243-3003.
THE PALMS, 2/2, choice unit, great marsh
view. $1050/mo. or lease purchase option,
Avail. 4/1. (904)285-5592.
JAX BEACH, Palms at Marsh Landing,
2BR/2BA, gated community, screened
patio, lake vieyp, newly remodeled, tile
floors, Berber carpet, new appliances,
W/D included, 2 pools, tennis court,
jacuzzi, tanning, beautiful fitness center,
clubhouse. Must see.. $1195/mo.
(904)993-0567.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA, marshvlew condo,
The Palms $1275/mo. Full amenities.
(904)422-2338.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA condo, 4 blocks to
ocean. Fireplace, W/D. $1050/mo.
(904)742-6423.
OCEANFRONT, 1BR/1BA, unfurnished,
pool, 2nd floor corner unit, newly remod-
eled and beautiful. All new appliances,
corian counters, cabinets and floors. No
pets. 1 parking space. $1399/mo.
(904)463-1036.


PONTEVEDRA

OFFICE SPACE

AVAILABLE
Short or Long Term
Secretarial Services
Conference Room
East of A1A/
walk to beach
Close to shopping/
restaurants
For more information,
call

(904) 543-7000




MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS lease an al-
ready built out Medical Suite at a great
Solana Rd. location in the heart of Ponte
Vedra. You will save over $150,000 on in-
terior improvements. The facility Includes
the waiting area, reception/ records office,
exam rooms, offices, restrooms, x-ray
room, 400 amp electric service and park-
ing, all ready to occupy In 3902 sq. ft. Best
of all, this is immediately available at sub-
stantially below market rates. Before you
buy or build call 398-7350 for information.


HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.


ESTABLISHED GARDEN & Craft Show
has openings for several additional gar-
den/ outdoors related crafters & specialty
growers. Excellent attendance & location.
Don't miss this opportunity. More info, call
Teresa at (904)829--2273.


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


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


PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
Notice is hereby given that the Planning
and Development Review Board for the
City of Neptune Beach will hold a monthly
meeting and Public Hearing on March 20,
2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Cham-
bers, 116 First Street, Neptune Beach,
Florida. The following is the on the agen-
da:
V07-03: Variance request of Benchmark
Commercial Group for the property locat-
ed at 2300 Marsh Point Road to the Sec-
tion 27-540(a) regarding required parking.
The purpose of the request is to reduce
the required number of parking spaces
from 83 to 63. The request is for additional
required parking if a portion of the building
is used for medical offices.
Board to discuss possible changes to ta-
ble (27-229-1). The request is to change
the minimum front yard setback in the C-3
Zoning District.
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to any
Tarier cons;dried at such meeting or
ncar.r.q ine person will'ieed a record of
, p'.r.c:er.ngs and for such purpose
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans With
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to participate
in this meeting should contact the City
Clerk's Office no later than 5:00 P. M. the
day of the meeting.
BL 3/2/07
PUBLIC NOTICE

The Board of Appeals for the City of Nep-
tune Beach, Florida will hold a Public
Hearing on Wednesday March 21, 2007
at 7:00 p.m., in the Neptune Beach Munic-
ipal Building, 116 First Street, to consider
the following:
V07-01: Variance request of Mr. and Mrs.
Steve Florey for the property located at
832 Lincoln Road to the existing south
side yard and proposing to vary the north
side yard. The request is to construct an
addition.
V07-02: Variance request of Ms. Leslie
Lyne for the property located at 501 Hop-
kins Street to the existing lot area and lot
width and proposing to vary the east side
yard of a corner lot. The request is to con-
struct a covered porch.
V07-03: Variance request of Steve Jarrett
for the property to known as Seagate
Shores Subdivision. Six requests are be-
ing made to the following sections:
27-476$) (1) cul-de-sac length
27-476(j) (3) street design
27-479(a) sidewalks required
Table 27-229-1 Lot width for Lot 1 only
27-519(a) stormwater calculations
27-519(f) stormwater requirements for
curbing.

If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the board with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting or
hearing, he or she will need a record of
the proceedings, and for such purpose he
or she may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings are made,
which record included the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to participate
in this meeting should contact the City
Clerk's office no later than 5:00 p.m., the
day of the meeting.
BOARD OF APPEALS
NEPTUNE BEACH, FLORIDA
BL 3/2/07
PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF NEPTUNE BEACH
Notice is hereby given that a regular
meeting of the City Council of the City of
Neptune Beach, Florida will be held on
Monday, March 5, 2007, at 6:00pm, in
the City Hall Council Chambers, 116 First
Street, Neptune Beach, Florida.
If a person decides to appeal any deci-
sion made by the City Council with respect
to any matter considered at any meeting
such person may need a record of the
proceedings, and, for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
In accordance with the Americans With
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statute, persons with disabilities need-
ing special accommodation to participate
in this meeting should contact the City
Clerk's Office no later than 5:00 P.M., the
day of the meeting.
Lisa Volpe, CMC
City Clerk
BL 3/2/07


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


Classified 5


NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

AUTO STORE TOWING INC. gives No-
tice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to
sell these vehicles on 03/15/2007,
9:00 am at 153 LEVY ROAD ATLANTIC
BEACH, FL 32233, pursuant to subsec-
tion 713.78 of the Florida Statutes.
AUTO STORE TOWING INC. reserves
the right to accept or reject any and/or all
bids.
***VEHICLES SOLD "AS IS"**CASH
ONLY**ALL SALES FINAL
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1989 JM3LV5229K0113031 MAZDA
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SCHWINN BIKE found near Fletcher High
School. Call to identify 333-7550.


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

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



TEACHER W/BACHELOR'S Degree, for
VPK summer 10 week program. Apply
within: Beaches Academy, 1725 Penman
Rd. 246-3885.
PRN SPEECH Pathologist- licensed for
school age children at Beaches school.
Excellent salary, 247-1251.
PART-TIME ACCOUNTING
PART-TIME PONTE Vedra, AR Clerk po-
sition. Must have AR experience to in-
clude collections. Requires fast learner
and well organized. Email resume to:
khorne@cntre.com EOE

LIFE GUARDS
Neptune Beach Public Safety Department
is accepting applications for Lifeguards.
Must be 16 yoa or older, must pass Drug
Screening test and Pre-employment Phys-
ical Agility Test. First Responder or Multi-
Media First Aid a plus. Current ID and So-
cial Security Card required. Apply at: Nep-
tune Beach Public Safety Dept.. 200 Lem-
on Street, Neptune Beach. Mon.-Fri.,
9am-5pm. NO PHONE CALLS. Applica-
tion Forms cannot be mailed Deadline:
April 6, 2007. AA/EEOC

SMALL ALF in Atlantic Beach seeks part-
time 3pm-11 pm staff. Please call Gloria at
249-3233. EOE
HOUSEKEEPING, LAUNDRY, childcare
for 3 children (ages 4 & 7), errands, gro-
cery shopping, cooking. Tuesday and
Thursday 12-.5 and Saturday 1C. ,I u-1,
have transporta-.-.r. ar..er isr 'r,-e.,
speak English, :.r.-'rnmoer, ari ana-e
good references. Call Danielle Wolf
285-3400 ext. 3328.


OCEAN LIFEGUARD. City of Atlantic
Beach. $9.98/hr. starting; $10.88/hr. with
First Responder. Returning lifeguards pay
will vary depending on prior service. Must
complete 500 meter pool swim in 10
minutes or less, a 1/2 mile ocean swim/
run and be at least 16 years of age by
5/12/07. Must report to Fletcher Sr. High
Pool on 3/17/07 at 9am; or 3/31/07 at 9am
for mandatory testing. If hired, must suc-
cessfully complete a City provided 48 hour
ocean lifeguard program and a 45 hour
FDOT First Responder Program. Applica-
tion form & testing info available at 800
Seminole Rd. or visit www.coab.us or call
(904)247-5820. No new hire smokers or
tobacco users. Physical and Drug testing
conducted. EOE.
ADULT DAY Care in Atlantic Beach seeks
part-time staff member. No nights, no
weekends. Please call Heather at
249-1984. EOE
OFFICE ASSISTANT needed with friend-
ly, professional phone voice and attention
to detail. Flexible hours, computer savvy.
Knowledge of ACT, Excel, and Word. Self-
starter. Located in Ponte Vedra. Call 285-
5855.
RETAIL POSITION available for beach
boutique, 12-15hr/wk. Fax resume with
salary requirements and availability,
220-3688.
NEEDED RESPONSIBLE people to do
mystery shopping in your local areas.
Must be at least 21 years old with own car
and email. Pay varies as to clientele. If in-
terested please email us at
Theshoprite@triad.rr.com or phone (336)
595-1107 4

LIFEGUARD LIEUTENANT
Neptune Beach Public Safety Department
is accepting applications for Lifeguard
Lieutenant. 6-years or more life guarding
experience. First Responder, EMT prefer-
red. Emergency vehicle operation certifi-
cation a plus. Supervisory experience pre-
ferred. Apply at: Neptune Beach Public
Safety Dept.. 200 Lemon Street, Neptune
Beach. Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm. NO PHONE
CALLS. Deadline: April 6,2007. AA/EEOC
COUNTER HELP, Ponte Vedra area,
PT/FT, mornings &/or afternoons. Call
285-5644.
ATRIA SENIOR Living is seeking experi-
enced full-time CNA, RA, or MedTech for
their facility at 14199 Wm Davis Parkway.
If you are flexible with hours and have a
pleasant personality, please fax resume to
821-9879.
LITTLE EXPLORERS' Preschool in Atlan-
tic Beach is now hiring a Full Time infant
room teacher and part time afternoon as-
sistants. Pay is based on experience.
Benefits available after 2 weeks. Please
call April at 241-7075.
PART-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.
GREEN FROG PEST PREVENTION
Office Secretary, data entry and computer
experience, typing skills, good telephone
skills. Apply at 159 19th St. No., Jax
Beach, 242-9002.
REAL ESTATE LICENSEE WANTED
for part-time assistant position. Send your
resume to ClareBerr@aol.com
(subline:assistant) or fax to 285-4456.
INSURANCE/ BILLING Coordinator. Busy
beaches pediatric practice has immediate
opening. Minimum one year recent office
experience in all of the following: charge
posting,' payment entry, A/R, filing insur-
ance. Competative salary/ flexible sched-
ule. 236-9783

NOTICE TO READERS
HELP WANTED classifications in this
newspaper are intended to announce gen-
uine current job openings. No fees may be
charged to the prospective employee. Ads
for self-employment or business opportu-
nities appear under the Business Opportu-
nities category. Ads which may require
payment of fees for employment informa-
tion, guidance or training may appear un-
der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiser ask for a fee or if the advertiser
is offering a product or service rather than
a job.openingr pla e notify The Beaphes,
Le iaer, 2 .49. s;33 i' nr!:i tI .;inc:
CHILD CARE worker, will train. Noon-
6pm. Beaches Academy, 1725 Penman
Road, 246-3885.


PICTURE FRAMER needed -part time.
(904)662-4863
JANITORIAL HELP needed, late nights,
early mornings; must have car and phone,
273-2761.
MED/ LAB tech M.A. skills a plus, family
practice. Fax resume: 285-7442.
BONO'S BBQ in Neptune Bch. is accept-
ing applications for Servers, Cashiers &
Cooks. Apply in person between 9-11am
or 2-3pm, 1307 Atlantic Blvd.
CLUBHOUSE COORDJ ADMINISTRA-
TOR for beaches condominium. Part-time,
every other weekend req'd. Computer lit-
erate, detail oriented, people person with
good communication skills. Condominium
association or apartment management
background preferred. Fax resume to
(904)998-5366.
BATHROOM TECHS
& CUSTODIAN
Self motivated, fast moving, flexible, multi-
task person. Must be able to follow di-
rections. Reliable transportation a must.
6pm-10:30pm, or later. Call Debbie after
2pm. 285-3400, ext. 3352. DFWP.

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SUBWAY
NOW HIRING All shifts, all positions. Ap-
ply in person Monday Friday, 9am-11am
or 2pm-5pm. Ask about our 90 day sign-
on bonus.
SUBWAY- 2292 MAYPORT ROAD
LINE COOK. MARSH LANDING COUN-
TRY CLUB is hiring an experienced full
time Line Cook needed for our newly ren-
ovated ala carte kitchen. Full time posi-
tion starts immediately. Excellent benefits
and competitive pay. Drug Free Work-
place/EOE. Apply in person at clubhouse
Tuesday-Saturday.' Call 285-6514 for
directions if necessary.
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Must be able to work days,
nights, weekends, and holidays. Must
pass drug test and background check.
Call Robert @ 465-0149.

CNA'S
NEEDED for home health & area hospi-
tals. To apply visit our website @
www.nfhsonline.com or apply in person,
North Florida Health Services, 710 3rd St.
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.
ELEVEN SOUTH Bistro needs a Line
Cook, Host/ Hostess, dishwasher. Assis-
tant Manager. Apply in person, btwn 2-
5pm at 216 11th Ave. S., Jax Bch.
FOOD PREP/ Van Driver position. F/T,
$7.75/hr. Apply within: Beaches Academy,
1725 Penman Rd. 246-3885.
PHONE CONSULTANTS needed, in-
bound calls, $800-$1500/week income,
salary plus commission. Phone sales ex-
perience a must. Call for interview
(904)207-7757 ask for Tiffany.
NEED EXPERIENCED servers & line
cooks. Apply in -person, 725-12 Atlantic
Blvd., Po' Boys Creole Cafe.
CHILDTIME LEARNING Centers seeks
exp.rinp .> ,Pferschqol Teachers, .&
Assistant,'Teachers. F/T & P/Ti available.
We offer a competitive salary & benefits
package. Call 273-6960 or fax resume to:
280-5742.


PHILLY'S FINEST, experienced cooks,
FT/PT, starting $8-$10/hr. 15th Ave. N.
241-7188.

FRONT DESK/ Office Manager for Inter-
nal & Holistic medical office. Responsibili-
ties include answering phones, booking
appointments, marketing, public relations
and supporting M.D. Excellent written, ver-
bal and interpersonal communication skills
and computer skills required. Experience
in marketing and sales a plus. Must be en-
thusiastic, dependable and consistent. No
phone calls please. Fax resume with refer-
ences (904)246-3778.
$300 HIRING BONUS. D-Licensed Secur-
ity Officers needed to work upscale gated
communities and condominiums in Jax
and Ponte Vedra Beach. Apply in person
at: First Coast Security Services, 1 Inde-
pendent Dr. #117 (Modis Bldg.), Jax, FL
32202 (904)598-1993
www.firstcoastsecurityonline.com

NADER'S PEST RAIDERS. We have an
opening within our organization for a lawn
technician. Competitive salary. You must
possess a good driving record. Our com-
pany has full benefits with retirement, bo-
nuses, paid vacation & holidays. We have
a great working environment. We have
been in business for over 16 years. Fax
resume to 273-0682 or fill out an applica-
tion at 10066 Sawgrass Drive West, Ponte
Vedra Beach.

CORPORATE SAFETY DIRECTOR
needed for Industry Leading Auto Trans-
portation Company. We offer an excellent
pay & benefits package to qualified candi-
dates. Applicants must perform with con-
sistent accuracy and possess the ability to
manage crisis and emergency situations.
Extensive Interstate Trucking DOT back-
ground and experience with a proven
track record is essential. Email Resume:
lnazworth@atclogistics.com

LEAD LINE Cook for The Bridge Market &
Bistro, PVB. Call Chef Steve 285-1154
btwn 2-4pm.

-*BEACH DRIVERS*
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, send an email to:
personnel@jaxbchfl.net, or visit our
website www.JacksonvilleBeach.org
Drug free work environment, EOE, VP.
CARPENTERS- INTERIOR Trim. Must
have tools, transportation and experience.
Call 477-9306 or fax resume to
1-877-202-2213.
' LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Line cooks needed for high volume intra-
coastal waterway Restaurant, good pay
working w/great staff, as seen in February
issue of Southern Living Magazine.
285-0139.
DENTAL ASSISTANT
Experienced, 1 fulltime, 1 part-time. Ponte
Vedra. Call or fax resume to: 285-3128.


PAINTERS
EXPERIENCED PAINTERS wanted. Must
have own tools & transportation. Neatness
& dependability a must. Phone Larry He-
ise Painting, 247-3644.
DIRTY BLONDE Salon. Tired of the salon
your at? Sick of service charges? We offer
up to 60% with no service charges & cool
place to work! Experienced stylists need
only apply! High traffic salon with huge
growth potential. 241-HAIR.
HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED Immediately.
Flexible hours, no weekends, excellent
pay. Transportation & phone required.
591-5901, 514-1188.
CARPET CLEANER needed, Jacksonville
area. $12/hr., full time. Call 800-252-1145
and ask for Jeff, ext. 6009.
SOUTH BEACH SALON has chair rental
available. Call Jerry, 673-3639.
HOUSEKEEPERS MONDAY-FRIDAY.
Seeking responsible reliable individuals.
Must be bondable. Serious inquiries only.
Leave msg at 716-8824.
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.
SCAFFOLD ERECTORS, Iron Workers,
Carpenters (all types) and Laborers. Apply
in person: 203 S. 3rd St.,Jax Beach,
(904)249-8147, or 1840 Southside Blvd.
Suite 1 A, (904)726-5661.
RN, LPN, MA, BOS skills a plus. Family
practice. Fax resume to: 285-7442.
REAL ESTATE ADMINISTRATOR
position available in a fast-paced office at
the beach. Candidates must have excel-
lent computer skills including Microsoft
Word, Excel, Publisher and other internet
based systems. Must be able to multi-task
in a highly detail oriented work routine.
Real Estate background required. Please
fax your resume to Carol. Hill at
(904)296-0846.

HARRY'S SEAFOOD
BAR & GRILL
NEEDS FULL time Servers, Host/ Hostess
& Experienced Line Cooks with open
availability. Apply within 1018 North 3rd
St., Mon- Fri, 2pm- 4pm.
COOK POSITION, F/T & P/T available,
Monkey's Uncle Tavern. Apply in person:
1850 S. 3rd St. J.B.
MARKETING MANAGER/ Graphics De-
signer for commercial real estate co. Must
be excellent communicator with knowl-
edge of Illustrator & Photoshop. Email re-
sume to: Jonathan@ashmanleasing.com
LINE COOKS. Please apply in person to
Giovanni's, M-F, 11am-2pm, 1161 Beach
Blvd.
FRAMING CARPENTERS, G.C. Superin-
tendent for established company. Drug
free work place. Benefits. 241-2721.
CASHIER: MON.- Fri., some Sat., fast
paced, benefits, wages neg., customer
service +gift shop exp., some computer &
data base exp. Apply in person at Beach-
es Car Wash, 1401 Beach Blvd., Jax
Beach.


BREAKFAST COOK. Summer position at TAYLOR LANE and Company Day Spa
a Guest Ranch in the Colorado Rockies. hiring Hair Stylist and Esthetician, rent or
Contact Phil (970)887-3344. commission, health insurance and paid
vacation. Call Pamie Taylor 246-5263.


SAFE HARBOR Seafood Restaurant, next
to Sun Cruz in Historic Mayport, has sev-
eral positions available. Must be a multi-
tasker with great people skills. Fun, fast
paced job; benefits with good pay. Look-
ing for restaurant background help. Day
hours/ midday hours to 9pm. Closed Sun-
days. Apply in person to Michelle, 4378
Ocean St., #3.
CUSTOMER SERVICE Representative.
We are looking for a few exceptional indi-
viduals to complete our team Must be
proficient in Microsoft applications and
possess exceptional oral and written com-
munication skills. Collection, Administra-
tive, Optical, and/ or Sales experience a
lus Email your resume to

TODDLER TEACHER, F/T, will train. Ap-
ply within: Beaches Academy, 1725 Pen-
man Rd. 246-3885.


NOW HIRING Hair Stylist Good pay.
Please call 821-4845.
CAREGIVERS NEEDED. American Home
Companions seeks compassionate, live-in
caregivers for the elderly. Must be able to
work weekends. 291-2400.
REMODELING LEAD Carpenter, min.
5yrs remodeling exp: Tools, truck, referen-
ces. Reputable beach G.C. 247-2274.
FLOOR TECH
Full Time in Housekeeping Department at
a Premier Retirement Community. Floor
experience required. Excellent benefits
and work environment.. Applications avail-
able at Fleet Landing Security Gate One
Fleet Landing Blvo, Atlantic Beach, FL:
Fax to 904-246-9447, email to
jobs@fleetlandlng.com. EOE/Drug-free
workplace.


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NAIL TECH needed for a new tanning sal-
on in Atlantic Beach. Must be licensed,
outgoing, and willing to work long hours.
Rent/commission, work in a fun environ-
ment. 235-9529


Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services; Inc. 246-
0967.
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
LANDSCAPE GROUNDS maintenance
and installation. Must be dependable and
have a positive attitude. Clean driving re-
cord a must! Pay will be based upon expe-
rience. Must have reliable transportation.
220-9457, (904)465-3590.
SELVA MARINA COUNTRY CLUB at the
beach seeking Server, Pool Bartender,
Beverage Cart Attendant, Golf Cart At-
tendant, Housekeeper: DFWP, FT\PT
available. Must be dependable and outgo-
ing. Golf privileges. Email:
accounting@selvamarina.com, or apply in
person.
SUBWAY BEACH BLVD.
Now hiring Managers, Asst. Managers,
and Shift leaders. Competitive pay, great
work environment. Apply in person: M-F,
9:00 am to 11:00 am.
Subway
1067 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach, FL
GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE EQUIP-
MENT OPERATOR: Beach Private Club.
FT\ benefits \401k experience preferred.
Golf privileges. DFWP. Call 246-4711.
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TUTTLE HOME
IMPROVEMENTS, INC.
Specializing in all types of home repairs.
20yrs. experience. No Job Too Small!
Free Estimates. Doug Tuttle, 446-0051.
Licensed.
ATLANTIC SEALING & STRIPING
Commercial and residential asphalt seal-
ing, striping, repairs, and hot rubber crack
filling. (904)307-3322. 10% off with this
ad.


Writer of Letters
Business or Personal
General "Girl Friday"
Beaches areas only.
Cheaper than therapy!
50-00 Hourly

521-5555 Bettie

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FOR REASONABLE fees, call Betty Lees. PALM TREES, Hedges Trimmed, Yard TO THE "T" Pools, Pool service & repair.
I don't cut corners, I clean them, Clean-ups, Mulching, Sodding, whatever it Call Tyler 226-2490. Splash into spotless,
238-6435. takes, etc. Dave 249-4724. affordable rates & free estimates.


ORGANIZING- CLEANING: home, office,
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer-
ences. 221-0801.
WE PERSONALLY Clean Your House.
Very honest and dependable. 8 years in
business. Call Tricia 233-2621.
AFFORDABLE WINDOW CLEANING,
14 years experience. Reasonable prices,
low minimum rates, weekend appoint-
ments available. (904)525-7419.
TOP NOTCH office cleaning, Beaches
area. Licensed & Insured, 868-4088.
HONEST DEPENDABLE, individual serv-
ice. Excellent references. Reasonable
rates, 12 years experience, Sara, 620-
8707.
PLEASE CALL Lynne's Cleaning Service
for your cleaning needs. Honest, depend-
able; silver polishing. Pet & house sitting'
available, 343-4018.
EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER/
CLEANER has opening. Honest, depend-
able, with transportation, 716-9742.
DEPENDABLE HOUSECLEANING; rea-
sonable rates. Call 221-4915.


WOOD Fence Installation. 35yrs Experi-
ence. Mick Outdoor Enterprises.
241-7276, 838-9599.



SEASONED FIREWOOD full size truck
load, twice the size of small truck. David
993-8348, Bubba 651-4564. Free delivery.



STUCK? FRUSTRATED? Call Rob. All
applications, house calls, training, repairs,
upgrades, websites, graphics Free phone
tech. 904-249-3034 or mail:
callrob@comcast.net.
ETS- THE CONFIDENTIAL COMPANY
Computer Diagnostics, Repairs and Up-
grades. Networking\ WiFi installation.
Technology Consultation. (904)254-3518.



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

ENDLESS SUMMER Lawncare. Free esti-
mates. Professional customer service.
Mowing, edging, weeding, trimming- trees,
shrubs. Licensed & insured. Residential &
commercial. CALL US FIRSTI 270-2664.

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


HOUSES WANTED to clean, weekly or bi-
weekly, references, Tara 683-6614.


WINSOR LAWN Service, Inc. Competitive
rates. Call Alan. 237-5301.


OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin 994-0045.
A WHOLE NEW OUTLOOK
PRESSURE WASHING (904)483-7979.


RESIDENTIAL HOUSE painting. Interior &
exterior. Quality- fast- affordable,
(904)838-7186.
WYMAN'S PAINTING and PRESSURE
WASHING COMPANY. 15yrs. experi-
ence. Specializing in Beach homes.
221-4117.
MASSEY APPLICATIONS, INO.- pres-
sure washing, painting, drywall repair, tex-
ture & wallcoverings. 25 years experience.
Lic., insured, refs. (904)403-7389
www.paintersyoucantrust.com
BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
610-7768.
INTERIOR/ EXTERIOR Painting, Pres-
sure Washing, Sheetrock Repair, and
more. Free Estimates. Licensed and
Insured. Call 254-4105.
A PLUS QUALITY PAINTING, INC. Top
knotch work guaranteed. Painting, trim,
carpentry, wood repair, pressure washing.
Licensed/ Insured. Free estimates.
861-9500.
PROFESSIONAL PAINTER w/ professio-
nal qualifications, Licensed LLC & Insur-
ed. wanting to help you with all your needs
in the beautification of your home. Repair
of wood rot, pressure washing, and cus-
tom Int./ Ext. painting. Please call Painting
& Repairs by Dean (904)309-4720.

TWO "M" PAINTING
NEW CONSTRUCTION, remodeling and
repaint. Residential and commercial. Men-
tion this ad. 246-1529.
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OCEAN ALLEY POOLS, INC. Weekly
cleaning, Chemical treatments and sup-
plies, Home Pressure Washing. High qual-
ity service, Discount pricing. Serving:
Jacksonville Beaches, Ponte Vedra, Fort
Caroline, InterCostal West. Family
Owned: Jeff: (904)463-1176.
wwW.oceanalley.com
DAVID'S POOL Service. Weekly cleaning.
Most residential pools $25/week+ chemi-
cals. Licensed, Insured. We make your life
a little easier. 285-0240.



HOME IMPROVEMENTS, Additions, Han-
dyman Services CBC058172. One call
does it all, Over 30 yrs, experience. Dale
403-1071. or Paul 716-3946.

TWO M CONSTRUCTION
Repairs, specializing In termite damage.
246-1529.

CREATIVE CONTOURS Inc. Kevin Nun-
zlante (904)2377388. Home improvement,
remodels, additions, roofing & re-roofing,
concrete patios & drives. CBC1252611,
CCC1327789.

WOOD REPAIRS. Termite & Rotten
wood, siding, stucco, repairs. Licensed
General Contractor. 247-9525.


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HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very
dependable for quality repairs, service
calls, painting, improvements and miscel-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628. "
QUALITY HOME Repair: Painting, Wood
Repair, Pressure Washing and more.
17yrs. experience. Licensed/ Insured.
861-9500.
KP HOME IMPROVEMENT INC
Painting, pressure washing, wood floors,
carpentry, tile work, drywall. 571-3261.
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NELIGAN CONSTRUCTION
ROOFING DIVISION
ROOF REPAIRS & Re-Roofing. Trust a li-
censed professional. See our ad. under
Remodeling/Construction. State Certified
Roofer #CCC1325888. Member BBB
247-3777.


COAST TO COAST ROOFING
5th year anniversary special. Will beat any
written estimate, next 7 days.
904-755-7403 CCC1326983.


WEBERS TREE SERVICE
246-9930
Quality work at reasonable rates. Stump
grinding. Since 1986.
WOODARD TREE Service. Professional
work with the lowest price. Free estimates,
licensed & insured. Call 234-9757.


COASTLINE CUSTOM Floors, LLC. Tile,
wood, carpet & vinyl flooring. Installation-&
repairs. Free estimates (904)233-9683.


QUALITY WORK. Install, Removal, &
Painting. Residential, Commercial.
25yrs. Experience. References+ FREE
ESTIMATES. Steve, 645-0381.


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March 2, 2007


RECEPTION/ CUSTOMER Service posi
tion, 8:30am-5pm, M-F, Jax Bch office.
Need excellent people skills. Please fax
resume to 904-246-9008.
BEACH LOCATION Administrative Assis-
tant, Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.
Strong written and oral communication
skills, excellent problem solver, MS Office
Products, attention to detail, organization-
al skills. Must be able to work flexible
hours. Submit resume to: meredith.con-
nell @ myjaxchamber.com
ADMIN. ASSISTANT Cheerful, profes-
sional appearing person. $9/hr. Full or part
time. Fax resume to 241-4144 or apply in
person at All South Realty, Inc., 3090 So.
3rd St., Jax Beach.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.
FULL-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.





Currently hiring for:
Chief Engineer
Restaurant Server
AM & PM
Front Desk PT





Apply at: greatj4Qs.marriott.cbm
Or in person at:
4600 San Pablo Rd.,
Jacksonville, FL
223-1700, ext. 610


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RECEPTIONIST/ TECH needed Part time.
Hirsch Animal Hospital, Call 285-0023.
LA ROSE now taking applications for ex-
perienced stylists, commission only, full-
time or part-time 469-10 Atlantic Blvd.
249-4140.
QUALITY PAINTERS wanted. Must have
own phone & transportation. New con-
struction. 614-4188..
SEA TOW, a marine towing business, is
looking for a full time Office Manager/ Dis-
patcher for their Mayport location. Must be
able to work weekends and 3 days during
the week. We are willing to train you at
dispatching, but knowledge of Jackson-
ville's waterways would be beneficial. You
must possess good computer skills, can
type at least 50wpm, and be very outgoing
and a good communicator. Work environ-
ment is very casual. $12.00 an hour to
start. Call Kim at 220-7500 or fax resume
to 220-7969 for consideration.





Home Manager/
Housekeeper
Compensation Negotiable
2/3 Days/Week in PVB
Must Have Experience
w/Homemanagement/
Housecleaning
Must Have Car
References Required
efre

242-9394d


Positions Available
Event Space Coordinator Maintenance Engineer
Stewarding Supervisor Section Housekeeper
Sep Porch Server Valet/Bellstand Agent
Beverage Server Reservations Agent
Honor Bar Supervisor Line Cook


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TPC SAWGRASS will be hiring an energetic staff to work
with the Merchandise and Food & Beverage teams during the
2007 PLAYERS. The dates needed for tournament staff
employment are May 2 through May 14, 2007. Staff will receive
monetary compensation and will qualify for complementary
rounds of golf, determined by the number of shifts worked during
the week of THE PLAYERS.

Please apply in person or call for applications, for merchandise
positions please call the Golf Shop (904) 273-3430 and for Food
& Beverage positions call (904-273-3556.

Jim Jordan Assistant Golf Professional
TPC SAWGRASS
Adam Shirah Assistant Director of Food and Beverage
TPC SAWGRASS

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

Seasonal and Regular
Full/Part Time Careers


Patio Servers
Gym Supervisor
HK Inspectors
Gym Manager


Lifeguards
Dishwashers
Housekeeping
Laundry Attendant


Stockperson Beach Reception
Personal Trainer Room Service
Barber/Stylist Front Desk Spa
For immediate consideration apply in person to
Human Resources between 9am- 4pm
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club 200 Ponte Vedra Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. 32082
Job Line: 904-280-3607 Fax... 904-273-7753
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Oceanfront Excellence


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FT/PT, Sales People needed. Apply at
Sea Shells and Coral, 230 North Board-
walk.
EXPERIENCED FLOORING SALES
PERSON. Mainly Beaches area. Fax re-
sume 247-9036.

Immediate
Openings
Join our team of
cleaning professionals

No Nights or Weekends
Paid Vacations
Paid Holidays
Competitive Wages
Company Vehicle
app4 in pan t:

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2201 Florida Blvd.
Mon- Fri 8 4:30
241-9520


PAWN SHOP, turn key, established over
15yrs. Beach location. $200,000 OBO.
993-1118.
ESTABLISHED DAY Spa for sale at the
Beach. $100K. Call (904)536-4799
POOL ROUTE for Sale- 20 pool route in
Beaches area. $25K cash. Unlimited op-
portunity for expansion. Can provide busi-
ness and on the job training. Monthly bill-
ing @ $2500. $500 commission for refer-
ral. (904)247-5737..
VENDING ROUTE: Snacks/Soda. All
Brands. All Sizes! Energy & Healthy too!
Great Equipment! Great Support! Financ-
ing w/ $6,500 down. (877)843-8726, Lo-
cal. BO#2002-037.


ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. P/T or F/T.
260-4915.


EXPERIENCED CNA is looking for part-
time position; flexible hours. Start in
March. 880-7590


ABOVEBOARD MASSAGE
BEACHES BEST former chiropractor,
Dr. Pam 477-9916.


PRN SPEECH Pathologist- licensed for
school age children at Beaches school.
Excellent salary, 247-1251.


WITH LOVING CARE
Would like to provide companion service
for your elderly loved one. Doctor visits,
light cleaning. 923-0739,.
PRIVATE DUTY CNA looking to care for
elderly. Exc. refs. Degree w/ many years
exp. Please call Donna 285-0432.
HOME CARE for adults or children in my
home. 25 yrs exp., references, flexible
hours. 343-1495.
HOME CARE UNLIMITED,LLC provides
personal care assistance, and companion-
ship for all ages. We specialize in caring
for senior citizens, the elderly & the disa-
bled. We provide round the clock services
as,, needed for all clients. For more
information please contact Edna @
(904)566-3926.


GENDRON STAINLESS wheelchair w/
oxygen holder, $200; Action Patriot, extra
wide wheelchair, $250, 306.0222.
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
(904)858-9350.
MINERAL MAKEUP and Skin Care.
See and Feel the Difference!
www.mineral-accents.com


LIKE NEW Bow Flex $985. 731-3066.
6'X16' UTILITY Trailer, used. $850 OBO.
Call 813-1200.
ELECTRIC CERAMIC cooktop stove, like
new. $200. Call 537-1843.
SOFA, LOVESEAT & chair, good condi-
tion, main colors: brown, beige, teal.'Must
see! Very comfortable. View online. $395
OBO 422-8621 or 246-5568.
ALL FOUR 4x5 insulated tilt out-windows
w/screens $275. 755-4689.
EAGLE ALLOYS 17" rims- 4 new perform-
ance tires $300 OBO. 514-0681.
1999 KINETIC Pride Honda Scooter, like
brand new $650. (904)599-0080.
KING BED set by Universal. Blonde finish,
2 night stands, triple dresser w/ mirror, ar-
moire, TV or shelf. $1500. (904)7107665
or (904)477-7665.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
(904)858-9350.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
AT&T PARTNER phqne system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
LODGE AND CLUB IN PV MEMBER-
SHIP. 10% Discount. 352-258-9987.
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499.
Can deliver. 858-9350.
WHEELCHAIR, POWER Invacare Pronto
R2- new $6500, I paid $2185. Like new
cond., must sell, make me an offer! Call
anytime,home 249-5185 or cell. 803-9729.
BACKYARD TRAMPOLINE 14 feet round
by JumpKing with enclosure $100 610-
3325.
SOFA BED in excellent condition $75.
249-7781.
DEMOLITION SALE, wall board, kitchen
cabinets, & more. Call 803-5344.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
liver. (904)391-0015.
QUEEN SIZE mattress/ box/ frame $120.
Spotless quality bed. Can deliver. 246-
1832.
OFF THE WALL
ISLAND STYLE FASHION DECOR &
MORE Art work, furnishings, and accent
pieces. Wrought iron pub table/ glass top
& 2 bar stools $350.00. Wicker etagere &
sofa table $250, New Arrivals- Lighting,
collectibles, sterling silver and women
apparel. 1058 N. 3rd St. Jax Bch, Fl, (be-
hind Harry's) or call (904)685-2223 for
more info. 11am- 7pm Mon- Sat,
1pm- 6pm Sun, Closed Monday.
GREAT HOME PHONE SERVICE
$24.95 Unlimitied Local & Long Distance
calls in the USA and Canada! Buy video
phone and see your love ones while you
are talking anywhere in the world $24.95
per month Call (877)710-0017 or check
the website at www.5Linx.net/L258708.
46" SONY HD Projection TV w/ stand
$350. 285-7719.
SOFA BED, good condition, $100; futon,
$50; mahogany bed room suite, 4 pieces,
very good condition, approx. 65 years old,
$650; 10 5-piece place settings dinner-
ware, $45; patio set, very nice, $250; sofa,
$100,223-5355.
5 PC LR beach cottage set $800. Custom
leather queen sofabed $1100, Victoria
234-8562.


ACROSS
1 Wallet
contents
5 After-dinner
drink, for short
10 Partitions
15 Former Soviet
divisions: abbr.
19 Busy as _
20 Lube N
Tune;
franchise
chain
21 10/31 choice
22 Gramm, for
one
23 With 45
Across, name
change
27 Pick
28 Saying
accepted as
truth
29 Wheel tooth
30 Slangy
refusals
32 "Over hill,
over dale, _
hit..."
34 Babies, often
35 Name change
42 Light bulb
inventor's
monogram
43 Keep an _;
watch
44 Fast food
chain
45 See 23 Across
49 Norway's
patron saint
51 Begged
53 Start of a
counting
rhyme
55 Intl. alliance
56 MDII doubled
58 Review briefly
60 Speak out
against
62 Word div.
63 Border
65 Grain factory
66 Long follower
67 Shorebird
68 Name change
75 Elected
official: abbr.
76 Place to stay
77 Eur. nation
78 Patient's
need,
familiarly
79 Nice friend
80 bow; is
fancy
with ribbon
83 Place of relief
85 Actor's spot
89 Brake type "
91 Taiwan Strait


advertised by
HUD, e.g.
94 In a _;
resentful
95 Sherbet
portion
97 Fishing net
99 Shortened
phrase on diet
food packages
102 Refrain
syllable
103 Name
change
107 University of
Washington
athlete
110 Lighting gas
111 Sly, to a
Scotsman
112 Besides
115 George or
T.S.
118 Nth degree
122 Name
change
125 "Hey, _";
Beatles hit
126 Wine cask
tartar
127 Use a
pencil's end.
128 Business
env. abbr.
129 Enraged
130 Half of a
'60s/'70s
duo
131 Collapses
132 Facial
feature
DOWN


1 Bird sounds .
2 Lover of an
Irish Rose
3 Vend
4 Capital city
5 hanging;
Old West
execution
sentence
6 European
Common
Market: abbr.
7 Spaniard's
goblet
8 Strong as _
9 "...__ God, not
man..."
(Hosea 11:9)
10 Glasses
11 Foul up
12 Nave furniture
13 Waterproof
cover
14 "Bring _,
Jeanette
Isabella";
Christmas
carol
15 Sample
16 Tremble
17 Alarm clock
heeder
18 Casino
attractions
24 "_, I saw, I..."
25 Put out _;
sail away
26 Synagogue
treasure
31 Leaks
33 Subsided
35 Bohr's interest


36 Soothing
substance
37 Paper order
er's word
38 Irish writer
Padraic and
family
39 Deficient in
hemoglobin
40 Former Cub
Sandberg
41 "I'm Dancing
as Fast _";
1982 movie
46 Of the
schnozz
47 Letters
between E and
0 on a
keyboard
48 Yellow center
50 Douglas and
others
52 Boring
54 Rye disease
57 Go to see
59 Dallas suburb
61 Mournful cries
64 Smallest liquid
measure
68 Word with
strip or book
69 Dispatch boat
70 Restless
71 Time period
72 Reflexive
pronoun
73 "_ Fools";
1956 film
74 Stunts
75 Wanders idly
81 One-dish meal


82 Oriental
84 Couches
86 Nay voter
87 Miss
88 Latin abbr.
90 Awry
92 Improper
96 French soldier
98 City near
Salerno, Italy
100 Entices
101 _-toe;
facing very
closely
104 Reese &
others
105 1965 Nobel
Peace Prize
winner
106 Lament
107 One who's
been to
Mecca
108 "...forgive
trespass
es..."
109 Maimb
resident
113 Flying: pref.
114 Indication
116 Pod
vegetable
117 Greenish
blue
119 Preposition
120 Collections
121 Daly
123 Junior
124 Yves' initials


HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring SAT. 7:30AM, 13736 Picarsa Dr. (from at- 1993 DODGE Dakota. Well cared for,
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation, lantic turn N. on San Pablo by B.P. Sta- camper, $1750 OBO, 422-2984.
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD tion). Fresh & salt water rods & reels,
249-8310. boating, ham radio equipt., antique school
desks, decorations, clothes, twin bed, Ra-
MISC. ANTIQUES: drop leaf table, corner dio Flyer wagon, curio, wood file cabinet, 1985 CIMARRON Cadillac, 90K mi., run-
Oriental table, carpenter tools, etc. For ap- dog porta-crate, Disney wall pictures, 3- ning cond., needs some work $800 OBO.
pointment, call 246-0616. way commode, lots of misc. n5-2353.


WANTED: LOOKING to buy old Lionel
Trains and/or accessories. 0 guage,
1945-1969. Call 874-2707.



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MOVING SALE Saturday & Sunday.
No early birds 9am-4pm, 585 7th Ave. So.
Furniture, kg size bed, household items,
toys, computers dressers, clothes, ster-
eos.
MULTI FAMILY large garage sale, 244
32nd Ave. So., Sat. 8am-12noon.
FOUR FAMILIES, Fri. & Sat., 8am, 700
block 9th Ave. So.


AN OCEANFRONT BEAUTY! 327 Ponte
Vedra Blvd. (near Club). Many ca. 1800
chests (Sheraton, etc.) washstand, pie
safe, mini-chest and more! Clocks, old
toys, Lalique, Waterford (1g. pcs.) sterling,
2 cases jewelry. Big Hamadan rug. Fine
art galore (Draper, Charlie Brown, Goad
other listed work.) Beach furniture, wicker,.
etc. FULL!! Early numbers on Thursday
@ 228 4th Ave. So. Jax Bch @ 8:00 am.
After 8:15 come directly to 327 Ponte Ve-
dra Blvd. Thurs. 9-4, Fri. 9-3. China Cat
241-0344. chinacatantiques.com.
ESTATE SALE. 2347 Seminole Reach Ct,
AB, March 3,7am-11am, Furniture, acces-
sories, etc.
3015 1ST ST. So., March 2&3, 9am-4pm;
50 year accumulation, collectables, origi-
nal art, jewelry, flow blue, furniture, re-
cords, kitchen & garage full, 502-0986.
www.charlloyd.com.


1985 OLDSMOBILE Royal, very clean, 2
door, $850, 223-5891.
2000 TOYOTA 4-Runner SR5. A/C, stereo
CD, $5000, 838-9786.
MERCEDES BENZ '97, white w/blue inte-
rior, 96,000 miles, new wheels, brakes.
Runs & drives great, $10,000, 626-3780.
HONDA EX 2001, 15,100 miles, brand
new., white +sun roof, garage kept,
$13,880, 962-8575.
1992 CAMRY LE, Excellent condition,
power everything with sunroof. Call to see.
241-4172.
2000 FORD Mustang convertible. Stereo
CD., new trans., $5900 838-9786.
2003 MALIBU LS 4DR SEDAN
6cyl., leather, power- sunroof, seat, win-
dows, door locks, dark red, 64,100mi.,
asking $7,900. 270-8846, 477-6894.
TOYOTA 4-RUNNER, LTD, '98, only
89,000 mile, original owner, $10,500.
391-0191.
2001 BMW Wagon- 1 owner, 103K miles.
$9800. (904)249-0707


40' BOAT SLIP for sale, exclusive Har- '04 HONDA Accord V6 Fully loaded,
bortown Marina. $164K. 463-2845. Champagne w/tan leather, moonroof. On-
,-,-----r.---=i-------,-- ly 33,000 miles $17,800. 614-8083. ,


D-BOAT STORAGEi in rv. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com
BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.


HONDA 2000 Sabre, 1100cc V-twin, low
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 8AM-12pm Rib- miles, windshield, mustang seat, back
ault Garden Club, 705 2nd Ave. N. furni- rest. Asking $5000 OBO. Phone 247-1733
ture, books, plants, & much more. for appt.


BEACH BOWL Youth League, multi- fami-
ly yard sale to raise funds for state tourna-
ment at Beach Bowl on Beach Blvd., Sat.,
3/3, 8am-2pm.
DEMOLITION SALE. Sat. only, 8-11am.
Furniture,; cabinets, fixtures, plants, and
misc. items. Look for signs on Penman
Rd. at Bentin Dr., 900 23rd St. No.
SATURDAY, 9AM, 506 Holly Dr. Big sale,
furniture, baby items, bikes, linen, kitchen,
more.


DON'T MISS this one! Sat., 7am-til. W/D,
antiques, &collectables. 716 Bay St.
MULTI- FAMILY garage sale Sat 3/3, Lois
Lane, in Roberts Hammock, over Kings
Rd. Bridge, rain date 3/10, 651-2224
CHRIST UNITED Methodist Church, 400,
Penman Rd., is collecting donated items
for their Spring Rummage Sale to be held
Fri., March 2nd and Sat., March 3rd, 9am-
3pm both days. Soup, sandwiches, drinks,
and baked goods will be sold. Call 249-
5370.
214 DAVIS St., Saturday, 8am-noon.
Toys, clothes, knick-knacks, dryer, com-
puter, Pier 1 wicker chairs, etc.


FRI. 8AM-4PM, 2331 Seminole Rd, furni-
ture, misc. items.


SAT 8am-12pm, dresser, coffee tables,
kids dresser, bed frame, dinnerware,
glassware,& more; 2057 Las Brisas Ct.
(across from Alimacani schoolyard).


DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT Ring, 1.2 car- SATURDAY, 8-2PM, 12768 Avalon Cove
ats $1600. 993-1118. Dr. N. Household items & furn.


2005 VESPA 200cc Granturismo, 1400
miles, black, water cooled, excellent con-
dition, accessories, $4500 OBO
(904)993-4205.
2005 HD Softail Deluxe, mint condition,
475 miles, pearl blue & white, chrome &
extras galore. $20,000. 821-0430.


WORK TRUCK $1200, 1988 Ford F-150
p/u, run's good,. Call 307-8012 for details.


1998 TOYOTA Camry, fair condition, 130k
miles, $2500, 246-9162 (0#). Can be seen
at 640 N. 3rd St., JB.



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